3 days in the lives of immigrant residents of upper Manhattan's Washington Heights.

BWW's On This Day - March 9, 2019
by - Mar 9, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Bay Area Musicals Announces 2019-2020 - IN THE HEIGHTS, GYPSY, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Bay Area Musicals (Matthew McCoy, Founder & Artistic Director, and AeJay Mitchell, Managing Director) has announced the show titles for its upcoming fifth season, which will include four spectacular titles. The 2019-2020 seasonwill include the powerful 6-time Tony Award-winning GYPSY (November 9 - December 8, 2019), the hysterical 10-time Tony Award-nominated THE FULL MONTY (February 15 - March 15, 2020), the game-changing Tony Award-winning Best Musical A CHORUS LINE(April 11 - May 10, 2020) and Lin-Manuel Miranda's pre-HAMILTON career-making Tony Award-winning Best Musical In the Heights(July 11 - August 9, 2020). GYPSY and THE FULL MONTY will perform at San Francisco's Alcazar Theatre (650 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94103) and A CHORUS LINE and In the Heights will perform at San Francisco's Victoria Theatre (2961 16th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103). Subscriptions to the 2019-2020 season are available now at www.bamsf.org. (more...)

Broadway's Tony Award-Winning Musical COME FROM AWAY On Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Milwaukee is thrilled to announce the national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make its Milwaukee debut at the Marcus Center for a limited engagement May 7-12. COME FROM AWAY tickets are on sale now! (more...)

New Musical I SPY A SPY to Hold Developmental Lab Presentations March 21 & 22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Producer Eric Krebs, in association with Harriet Spalding & Michael Planit, will present developmental lab presentations of I Spy A Spy, a new (declassified) musical comedy, with book and lyrics by Jamie Jackson and music & lyrics by SoHee Youn (more...)

BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL Returns To Melbourne And Premieres In Sydney
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

One, two, three, GO! After an extended sell-out season and three Green Room Award nominations including Best Production of a Musical, David Venn is proud to announce the Broadway hit BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL will return to Melbourne and premiere in Sydney this year. (more...)

HAMILTON Tickets On Sale For Majestic Theatre Engagement March 15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Producer Jeffrey Seller and The Majestic Theatre announced today that tickets for HAMILTON will be available online through Ticketmaster Verified Fan, at 10 a.m. CT on Friday, March 15. Verified Fan is a new fan-facing technology from Ticketmaster that allows pre-registered fans to unlock access to tickets without competing against scalpers and bots. (more...)

#TBT: IN THE HEIGHTS Says Goodbye To Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 7, 2019

Lights up in Washington Heights! The Tony-winning Best Musical In the Heights celebrates its eleventh anniversary this week, so in honor of the occasion, we're looking back at the show's closing night speech courtesy of Lin-Manuel Miranda. Check out all the footage below! (more...)

Tweet, Tweet: BroadwayWorld's Must-Follow Twitter Accounts in 2019
by BWW Special - Mar 7, 2019

Twitter users, check out your next list of must-follow accounts for 2019! (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, March 7- Happy Birthday, Andy Blankenbuehler!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 7, 2019

On this day we're celebrating the birthday of Tony Award-winning choreographer and director, Andy Blankenbuehler! (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 3/7: CHICK FLICK and FLEABAG Open Off-Broadway, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 7, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! We're almost to Friday! Power through the end of your week with today's top Broadway stories! (more...)

Casey Cott, Christian Borle, Mandy Gonzalez, Wesley Taylor and More Will Lead TOMMY at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

The cast for the Kennedy Center's production of The Who's Tommy has been announced! Casey Cott, star of the hit CW series Riverdale, will play the title role in the Broadway Center Stage production of The Who's Tommy. Tony Award® winner Christian Borle (Peter and the Starcatcher, Something Rotten!) and Mandy Gonzalez (Hamilton, In the Heights) will co-star as Captain Walker and Mrs. Walker, respectively. (more...)

Nia Vardalos Will Lead TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS At Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, is pleased to announce that Academy Award-nominated writer and actress Nia Vardalos will reprise the role of Sugar in the Playhouse production of Tiny Beautiful Things. (more...)

Stop/time Dance Theater Presents REEL TO REAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Playhouse co-artistic director and co-founder Darlene Zoller returns to direct and choreograph REEL TO REAL, a dazzling original show featuring stop/time dance theater, Playhouse on Park's resident dance company. Opening night is Friday, March 29 at 8pm, with a wine and cheese reception beginning at 7pm. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

Milwaukee Repertory Theater  concludes the 2018/19 Stackner Cabaret Season with the audience favorite Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash March 22 - May 26, 2019. (more...)

Erika Henningsen, Jonathan Raviv, and More Star in SATURDAY NIGHT as Part of MUSICAL MONDAYS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

Second Stage Theater has announced SOMMER CARBUCCIA, MATT DALLAL, JAKEIM HART, ERIKA HENNINGSEN, KENNEDY KENAGAWA, ALEC MATHIESON, SARAH NAUGHTON, GABRIELLA PEREZ, JONATHAN RAVIV, NATHAN SALSTONE and KYLE SELIG will perform SATURDAY NIGHT as a part of the special concert series, MUSICAL MONDAYS, in celebration of the acclaimed company's 40th anniversary. NOAH BRADY directs the performance on Monday, March 11th, featuring musical direction by ALEXANDER GEMIGNANI. (more...)

The Coffeehouse Resistance Slated to Hit Shelves April 9, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019


ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, SUNSET BOULEVARD, and More are Coming to a Screen Near You in BWW's March Stage-to-Screen Report
by TV News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

February was full of stage to screen news and we're here to catch you up on all of it! In the biggest news of the month, it has just been confirmed that Glenn Close will star in a Rob Ashford-directed film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard, which is set to begin shooting this October! It was also announced that a film adaptation of One Man, Two Guvnors is on the way. Both Lion King and Aladdin released new TV spots and Idris Elba talked about the upcoming Cats film! (more...)

by Melissa Giordano - Mar 22, 2019

It is a real treat that The John W. Engeman Theatre is currently mounting A Gentleman's Guide To Love & Murder. The top-notch cast is remarkable leaving the audience in stitches. The hit show plays the beautiful Northport venue through April 28th, and it is sure to be a must-see this season. (more...)

Meet the Cast of HADESTOWN- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 22, 2019

Hadestown begins preview performances tonight, March 22, at the Walter Kerr Theatre, ahead of a Wednesday, April 17 official opening night. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda Reveals He's Working on New Lyrics for IN THE HEIGHTS Film
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

Lin-Manuel Miranda took to Twitter to share a photo of him and Quiara A Hudes revealing that they are working on new lyrics for the In the Heights film! In the tweet, Miranda shared 'When you find yourself working on new lyrics for Champagne for the first time in 12 years...' (more...)

Vanessa Hudgens to Star in Netflix's THE KNIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Deadline reports that Vanessa Hudgens will executive produce and star in The Knight Before Christmas. (more...)

Photo Coverage: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Celebrates Opening Night
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 21, 2019

The John W. Engeman Theater presents A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER. Performances began on Thursday, March 14 and run through Sunday, April 28, 2019. (more...)

Antony Dowson Takes Next Generation Of Dancers On Tour With KABERESQUE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Antony Dowson, who was a former principal at the Royal Ballet and in his early career danced with Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev, two of the most iconic figures in ballet, is artistic director of Encore, a dance company of dance students from the prestigious Tring Park School for the Performing Arts in Hertfordshire. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, March 21- HANDS ON A HARDBODY Opens On Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 21, 2019

On this day in 2013, the new musical Hands On A Hardbody opened on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 21, 2019
by - Mar 21, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Review: SHREK: THE MUSICAL at Albuquerque Little Theatre
by Jackie Camborde - Mar 21, 2019

It's hard to be an ogre - the whole world fears your green skin and gruff exterior, you're banished to live in a smelly swamp, and now, to top things off, the ruler of Duloc has thrown a whole bunch of fairytale freaks your way to crowd your space. What's an ogre to do? Such is the predicament that begins SHREK: The Musical, playing now through March 31 at Albuquerque Little Theater. (more...)

#TBT: HANDS ON A HARDBODY Opens On Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 21, 2019

Six years ago today, the uplifting musical Hands on a Hardbody, based on a documentary of the same name, opened on Broadway featuring Broadway favorites like Keala Settle, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and Alison Case! To celebrate the occasion, we're throwing it back to the show's opening night with the show's cast and their real life counterparts! Check out the footage below! (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, March 20- Are You Gonna Love This Guy! ALADDIN Opens On Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 20, 2019

On this day in 2014, Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, opened on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre. (more...)

54 SINGS LLOYD WEBBER, Lainie Kazan, and More Feature at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER At The Engeman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

The John W. Engeman Theater presents A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER. Performances began on Thursday, March 14 and run through Sunday, April 28, 2019. (more...)

ALADDIN Celebrates Five Magical Years On Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, continues to reach a whole new world as it celebrates five years on Broadway today at the New Amsterdam Theatre!   (more...)

HAMILTON at Dallas Summer Musicals Announces #HAM4HAM Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Producer Jeffrey Seller, Dallas Summer Musicals, and Broadway Across America announce a digital lottery for HAMILTON tickets will begin in conjunction with the show's first performance (April 2) at Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas.  Forty (40) tickets will be sold for every performance for $10 each.  The digital lottery will open at 11:00 AM CT on Sunday, March 31 for tickets to the Tuesday, April 2 performance.  Subsequent digital lotteries will begin two days prior to each performance.  (more...)

Amanda Jane Cooper and Kyle Taylor Parker Will Headline Broadway in Franklin
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

The magic of 42nd Street will come to Boston's MetroWest suburbs as stars and students share THE BLACK BOX stage on Sunday, March 24 at 3 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' at Mercury Theatre Colchester
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

First production images are released today of Ain't Misbehavin' - now playing at Mercury Theatre Colchester until Saturday 30 March. The production then transfers to Southwark Playhouse from Friday 19 April to Saturday 1 June, as the first London revival in almost 25 years. (more...)

Tony And Grammy Nominee Joshua Henry Announced At Bay Area Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Bay Area Cabaret welcomes Grammy nominated and three-time Tony-nominated Broadway star Joshua Henry in his Bay Area Cabaret debut on Sunday, April 28 at 7:30 pm. Mr. Henry will share 'unplugged' interpretations and musical mashups from some of his favorite musicals as well as soulful originals, R&B, and more. (more...)

SWEAT Runs March 29 Through April 13 At Pioneer Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Salt Lake City Pioneer Theatre Company presents Lynn Nottage's award-winning drama, Sweat, in its Utah regional premiere, running Friday, March 29 April 13, 2019. (more...)

Photo Coverage: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Opens at The John W. Theater Northport
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 17, 2019

The John W. Engeman Theater presents A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER. Performances began on Thursday, March 14 and run through Sunday, April 28, 2019. (more...)

Mikah Smillie Steps Down As Artistic Director Of National Youth Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

It is announced today that Mikah Smillie will step down as Artistic Director of National Youth Ballet this month after three years leading the Company. Mikah was appointed in 2016 following the passing of Founding Director Jill Tookey, and has programmed three highly successful seasons that have continued to build upon the legacy of empowering young people and emerging professional artists. Mikah has a longstanding association with National Youth Ballet spanning over 11 years, and under her artistic leadership the Company. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: The Marvellous Madness of Monty Python Comes To The Sydney Stage With SPAMALOT
by Jade Kops - Mar 14, 2019

The classic comedy stylings of Monty Python kicks off Hayes Theatre's 2019 season with One Eyed Man Production's new take on SPAMALOT. (more...)

Javier Muñoz Joins EPIC DUETS at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

Epic Theatre Ensemble is excited to announce, Hamilton's very own, Javier Muñoz, will join Sasha Hutchings in Epic's Education Benefit: Epic Duets. (more...)

Olney Theatre And Baltimore Center Stage Announce Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

Olney Theatre Center and Baltimore Center Stage announced an innovative partnership whereby the two official state theatres of Maryland will collaborate on their separate and independent area-premieres of Miss You Like Hell by Quiara Alegria Hudes and Erin McKeown.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal with the Cast of SMART BLONDE
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 13, 2019

59E59Theaters presents the New York premiere of Smart Blonde written by Willy Holtzman and directed by Peter Flynn. Produced by MBL Productions and Mary J. Davis in association with Judith Manocherian LLC, Smart Blonde begins performances Saturday, March 16, 2019 for a limited engagement through Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Christy Altomare, Lesli Margherita and More Sing For BROADWAY AGAINST BULLYING At Feinstein's/54 Below
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 13, 2019

Following the success of 'Broadway Against Bullying' nationally renowned non-profit No Bully hosted a one-night-only cabaret 'Broadway Against Bullying” to celebrate their 10th Anniversary. (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA Showcases Star-Studded Talent at Axelrod Performing Arts Center in Deal
by Erica Handel - Mar 12, 2019

The jukebox musical Mamma Mia comes to the Axelrod Performing Arts Center this March as 'the Jersey Shore's First Professional Production' of this smash-hit show. (more...)

Alex Lacamoire to Receive Honorary Doctorate at Berklee College of Music Commencement
by TV News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Berklee President Roger H. Brown will present three-time Tony and Grammy-Award winning Alex Lacamoire (B.M. '95,), award-winning actor and 10-time Grammy-Award winning musician Justin Timberlake, and five-time Grammy-Award winning Missy Elliott with honorary Doctor of Music degrees at Berklee College of Music's commencement ceremony, Saturday, May 11, at the 7,000-seat Agganis Arena at Boston University. (more...)

Gattelli to Direct Ripley, Klena, Gehling and More in Reading Of THE SONG OF BERNADETTE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Tony winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies, The Cher Show, My Fair Lady, SpongeBob) will direct an invite-only, developmental reading of the new musical, The Song of Bernadette, March 14th & 15th, starring Dear Evan Hansen's Mallory Bechtel as Bernadette, alongside Tony Winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal, Side Show, American Psycho), Derek Klena (Carrie, Dogfight, Anastasia) and Drew Gehling (Waitress, Dave). (more...)

BWW Flashback: Looking Back on Broadway's Favorite Thing- [TITLE OF SHOW]!
by Paul Smith - Mar 11, 2019

The excitement was palpable last month when BroadwayWorld announced that [title of show] would hold a one night only reuinon concert starring the original cast: Hunter Bell, Susan Blackwell, Heidi Blickenstaff and Jeff Bowen.  (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Portland Center Stage at The Armory announced their 2019-2020 season, the first that new Artistic Director Marissa Wolf has planned for the company. (more...)

THE SHIT SHOW: A Reading Will Be Presented By No Peeking Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

No Peeking Theatre has announced the reading of the ' Shit Show:An American Allegory' on Saturday March 23rd, 2019, from 8PM- 11PM at 79 Central Ave, Jersey City, NJ. The Shit Show: An American Allegory is a play comprised of a series of thematic vignettes as well as a linear story of a futuristic dystopian world that is ill prepared to deal with the concept of racism on planet earth. This hard hitting script written by Leelee Jackson confronts the uncomfortable truth of racism that have long been 'unhad'. This reading will include sensorial elements in development and will include the audience in the 'world' of the play. Blindfolds during this reading are optional. (more...)

Michael Campayno, Quentin Earl Darrington, and Ali Ewoldt Will Lead 54 SINGS ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2019

Michael Campayno (The Cher Show, Wicked), Quentin Earl Darrington (Once on This Island, CATS), and Ali Ewoldt (The Phantom of the Opera, The King and I) will lead 54 Sings Andrew Lloyd Webber on March 25, 2019 at 7:00 and 9:30 at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

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