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Wake Up With BWW 3/22: HADESTOWN Begins Previews, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 22, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Happy Friday! Finish off your week by catching up on the latest Broadway news! (more...)

UN D√ćA COMO HOY... ¬°Feliz Cumplea√Īos, Stephen Sondheim y Andrew Lloyd Webber!
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Mar 22, 2019

Hoy comparten cumplea√Īos los grandisimos compositores Stephen Sondheim y Andrew Lloyd Webber, sin los cuales el Teatro Musical no habria sido el mismo, y hacemos un repaso las producciones mas recientes que se han hecho en Espa√Īa de sus obras. (more...)

Best Theatres In Washington, DC: A Guide To The Top Local Theatres
by Brandon Horwin - Mar 21, 2019

Check out our list of some of the top venues to check out when visiting Washington, DC below - including the Kennedy Center, Ford's Theatre, Arena Stage, and more! (more...)

Theatre Horizon's 15th Season Celebrates Signature Hallmarks
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Theatre Horizon, Norristown's professional theatre company, celebrates 15 years during the 2019-20 season. To honor the thousands who have come to know and love the theatre's hallmark programming, Horizon is proud to announce a season that includes works that highlight their strong commitment to social activism, community, musical theatre, a diversity of voices, and celebrating the power of great storytelling. (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 Feature: Getting to Know Jakarta's Theatre Communities at MALAM MINGGU & NADA by DANADA Workshop
by Rakaputra Paputungan - Mar 21, 2019

As befitting of its metropolitan status, Jakarta is full of people of all callings -- including theatre enthusiasts. There are hundreds of theatre companies, communities, majors, and school or university clubs combined residing in the Greater Jakarta area. Yet it's still rare to see a gathering event for these thespian groups to meet each other and geek out about theatre life. On the evening of Saturday, March 16th 2019, at the creative hub Paviliun 28 one such joyous occassion was hosted by the upstart workshop venture DANADA. (more...)

Olivia Hernandez Steps in as Elizabeth Bennet in ACT of Connecticut's AUSTEN'S PRIDE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

There has been a cast change for Austen's Pride, a new musical of Pride and Prejudice being performed at ACT of Connecticut in Ridgefield, CT. The role of Elizabeth Bennet will now be played by Olivia Hernandez. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Coming To The Sangamon Auditorium - March 27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, is making it to Springfield on March 27th at Sangamon Auditorium as part of a North American tour. Tickets are on sale now for $89, $79, $69, $49, $42, $37 and $29 and can be purchased at, by calling (217) 206-6160 or in person at the UIS Ticket Office. (more...)

BWW Review: INTO THE WOODS at Ford's Theatre
by Evann Normandin - Mar 21, 2019

Peter Flynn tackles Sondheim's darkly imagined Into the Woods at Ford's Theatre and the result is sensational. Flynn leads an exceptional cast and, with support from Michael Bobbitt's choreography, Milagros Ponce Leon's set design, and Wade Laboissonniere's costume design, has a hit on his hands. (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...)

PlayGround Festival Sets Directors And Casts For 2 New Works
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Directors and Casting is set for the two PlayGround Festival premieres, A HISTORY OF FREAKS by Katie May, May 13-June 15 , helmed by circus arts performer and director Doyle Ott and ANNA CONSIDERS MARS by Ruben Grijalva,  May 20-June 16 (Press /Opening: May 22 at 8pm), helmed by San Francisco Playhouse Producing Director Susi Damilano. The productions will run in rotating repertory as part of the 25th Season PlayGround Festival of New Works, May 13-June 16, 2019. Tickets for the entire PlayGround Festival are now on sale. For more information, visit (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...)

Nashville's Circle Players Reveals Shows for Upcoming 70th Anniversary Season
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 20, 2019

Circle Players, one of Tennessee's oldest community theater organizations, has announced the slate of shows for its 70th anniversary season, including some of the most requested shows in the company's history which will be 'revisited' for the special season. Circle Players revealed the shows to be included in its upcoming 70th season during a party last night on the 30th floor of Nashville's L&C Tower. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 3/20: The New Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Begin Performances, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 20, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Get over the hump today with the top Broadway stories! (more...)

Photo Flash: Ford's Theatre Society Presents INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Ford's Theatre Society presents Into the Woods, directed by Peter Flynn and choreographed by Michael Bobbitt. (more...)

Breaking: James Corden Will Return to Host the 2019 Tony Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

He's back! According to Variety, James Corden is set to return as host of the 73rd Annual Tony Awards on June 9, 2019. Corden last hosted the ceremony in 2016. (more...)

Kelli Barrett Joins FOXY at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Kelli Barrett, who has appeared on Broadway in Wicked and Gettin' The Band Back Together, and stars as Liza Minnelli in FX's Fosse/Verdon, will be appearing in Johnny Mercer's lost musical FOXY at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, April 9th at 7:00pm. (more...)

Award-Winning Performer And Theatre Horizon Favorite Rachel Camp Presents AN IRRESISTIBLE CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Rachel Camp is one of Philadelphia's leading musical theatre stars. The Theatre Horizon favorite will take to the Norristown stage this spring for AN EVENING WITH RACHEL CAMP, an irresistible autobiographical cabaret, running for a limited engagement, May 9 through the 12, 2019. Single tickets are currently on sale. (more...)

MEAN GIRLS, THE BAND'S VISIT, And More Announced For 2019/20 Broadway Philadelphia Season At Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and The Shubert Organization announced today the 2019/20 Broadway Philadelphia season, featuring a brilliant lineup of Tony Award -winning productions and the latest Broadway blockbusters. (more...)

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Announces Complete Casting For Summer 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival announces complete casting for the 2019 Summer Season. (more...)

BWW Review: All Bets Were Off When Jeremy Jordan Stole BETSY WOLFE's Diary at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Xandra Harbet - Mar 18, 2019

It's always fun to see the dynamic of two Broadway superstars interacting as themselves onstage instead of a character. This show ranks pretty high for me. The setlist had a high number of songs from two of my favorite musicals - Waitress and The Last Five Years, and included a number of hits from her career along with the compellingly interesting and original numbers she brought to the stage. I'm just glad JJ stole her diary and not mine because yikes.  (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway Tries to Uncover the Mystery Pooper
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 17, 2019

It's the biggest unsolved mystery on Broadway right now...who is the secret pooper? (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Derek Klena, Joanna Gleason, Bonnie Mulligan & More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2019

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. After Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Highlights this week include Derek Klena, Joanna Gleason, Bonnie Mulligan, Carrie St. Louis, Colton Ryan, Alli Mauzey, Nancy Opel, and many more. (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars Announces Nominations For The 17th Annual Tommy Tune Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2019

High school students, teachers, and parents across Houston are celebrating the nominations for the 17th Annual Tommy Tune Awards! Dan Knechtges, Artistic Director at Theatre Under The Stars, announced the nominees for Best Musical via video on the Tommy Tune Awards Facebook page. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ken Ludwig's THE GODS OF COMEDY At McCarter
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2019

A young Classics professor puts her career-and her love life-in peril, and calls on the gods of Ancient Greece to save her. Things don't go according to plan when the gods who show up are The Gods of Comedy! (more...)

Bonnie Milligan, Nancy Opel, and More Feature at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 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. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Global Roundup 3/14: Britney Musical Comes To Chicago, Alice Ripley in INTO THE WOODS, DIANA Reviews, and More!
by BWW Special - Mar 15, 2019

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature the new Britney Spears Musical, Alice Ripley in Into the Woods, review for Diana in California, the CATS film and more! (more...)

Theatre Royal Brighton Announces New Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Theatre Royal Brighton's new season goes on sale next week - priority booking will open on Monday 18 March and general sale is Thursday 21 March. (more...)

MainStreet Announces Cast & Creative Team For THE EMPEROR'S NIGHTINGALE!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

The treasured tale by Hans Christian Andersen of a wise bird that helps save a kingdom gets a new twist in this adaptation set in 18th-century China. The West Coast Premiere of The Emperor's Nightingale by Damon Chua, directed by Tim Dang, opens May 4th and runs through May 19th at the Lewis Family Playhouse. Tickets are priced at $18.00 for General admission, and $16.00 for Seniors and Youth up to age 12. (more...)

BWW Interview: 7 Questions with CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's Amanda Rose
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Mar 14, 2019

Childhood favorite CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY has taken over the Orpheum stage through March 17. Learn more about the show and its dedicated Mom, 'Mrs. Bucket,' played by Amanda Rose in the national tour. (more...)

Darren Craig, Earl Gregory, and More Will Lead the SA Premiere of KINKY BOOTS at The Fugard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

The cast has been revealed for the hottest production of the year - the eagerly awaited South African premiere of the multiple Tony award-winning musical KINKY BOOTS. Presented by Eric Abraham and The Fugard Theatre,a brand new, original production of this huge-hearted, smash-hit musical will run at The Fugard Theatre from 11 June 2019. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY, ANASTASIA, MEAN GIRLS And More, Part Of Broadway In Cincinnati's 19/20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati presented by TriHealth announces a highly-anticipated season lineup of shows including new musicals ANASTASIA, MEAN GIRLS, and COME FROM AWAY and reimagined classic musicals HELLO, DOLLY!, LES MISERABLES, and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. These will be joined by JERSEY BOYS, and ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE, with special engagements of DISNEY'S THE LION KING and THE BOOK OF MORMON. (more...)

Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNS On Digital 4K Ultra HD and Movies Anywhere 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Disney's 'Mary Poppins Returns,' the irresistible, timeless sequel based upon the Mary Poppins Stories by¬†PL Travers,¬†has had audiences dancing in their seats and critics singing its praises, earning Academy Award¬ģ¬†nominations for best original song, best original score, best costume design and best production design. Directed by Academy Award winner Rob Marshall, who helmed screen adaptations of 'Chicago,' 'Nine' and 'Into the Woods,' and starring Emily Blunt, Golden Globe¬ģ-nominated for her role as practically-perfect nanny Mary Poppins, and¬†award-winning composer, lyricist and performer¬†Lin-Manuel Miranda as charming lamplighter Jack, the fantastical film arrives into homes instantly on Digital 4K Ultra HD/HD and Movies Anywhere¬†March 12¬†and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD¬†March 19¬† - with a sing-along version and never-before-seen bonus features. (more...)

Bay Street Announces A STAR IS BORN in Concert Featuring Farah Alvin, Jessica Hendy, and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts announces A Star is Born: The Concert, on Saturday, April 13 at 8 pm. The show features a number of Broadway' finest singers, from shows such as Cats, Crazy for You, Aida, and more. Bay Street audiences will remember director/performer Scott Coulter from Music Monday's Stephen Schwartz & Friends and the 8-Track Memories concert.  (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce its 25th Anniversary season that includes the 2019 - 2020 Mainstage, Porchlight Revisits and New Faces Sing Broadway productions.. Porchlight's Mainstage and Porchlight Revisits return to the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street.   (more...)

Photo Flash: Rivertown Theater's INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Rivertown Theaters rises to new heights with the upcoming production of one of Stephen Sondheim's most intriguing musicals, Into the Woods, on the Main Stage March 15 - 31. (more...)

TheaterWorks Announces 2019 Summer Camps
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

TheaterWorks SummerWorks theatre camps are the perfect summer activity for kids who love theatre or who want a fun, creative summer activity. There are SummerWorks classes for all ages and skill levels, indulging the just-for-fun campers and those who want to hone their acting and musical theatre skills. With many camp themes, from Broadway to superheroes and fairytales to talking zoo animals, boys and girls alike will have a fun-filled creative summer. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below presents Susan Edwards Martin
by Sarah Hookey - Mar 12, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents SUSAN EDWARDS MARTIN in "THE ORIGINAL LADY BLUES OF TORCH SONG TRILOGY IS BACK IN TOWN!", on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Longtime MST Staff Member Named Associate Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Longtime Main Street Theater (MST) staff member Andrew Ruthven has been named Associate Artistic Director of Main Street Theater. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 3/12: Gizel Jimenez Begins Performances in WICKED, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 12, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Take a moment, grab your coffee, and catch up on the latest Broadway news! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Nuevo adelanto de ALADDIN
by Roberto RodrŪguez - Mar 12, 2019

Disney ha publicado un nuevo adelanto de ALADDIN, donde ya podemos escuchar fragmentos de algunas canciones. (more...)

Musical Theatre West Presents Marc Shaiman And Scott Wittman's CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Musical Theater West (MTW) brings the incredible true story, turned hit film, turned Broadway Tony Award-winning musical Catch Me If You Can to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center March 29 through April 14. Created by the dream team of song writers Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Hairspray, Smash, Mary Poppins Returns) and librettist Terrence McNally (The Full Monty, Ragtime), Catch Me If You Can delivers a the high-flying musical comedy about chasing your dreams and not getting caught. (more...)

CHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL To Play Final Performance On March 16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Chick Flick the Musical, the new musical comedy with book, music and lyrics by Suzy Conn and directed by David Ruttura will close at The Westside Theatre on Sunday, March 16, 2019. At the time of closing, the show will have played 11 previews and 12 performances.   (more...)

The 574 Theatre Announces 2019 Season Casting
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Under the leadership of Artistic Director, Alex E. Price, The 574 Theatre Company is pleased to announce casting for the first three productions of the 2019 season! The 2019 Season kicks off on April 25 with the Indiana premier of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder. Next, from June 6-8, 574 Theatre produces a Deaf Theatre Project production of Into the Woods. For the summer play, 574 Theatre produces the classic, Almost, Maine. To finish the summer, 574 Theatre will produce Hello, Dolly! at Bethel University's Everest Rohrer Auditorium! (more...)

Naked Shakespeare Returns With Full Production Of PERICLES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Acorn Productions' Naked Shakespeare ensemble presents Pericles, Prince of Tyre at Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland from Thursday March 28th through Saturday March 30th at 7:00pm and Sunday March 31st at 3pm. (more...)

Meet the Cast of GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 11, 2019

The Broadway production of Pulitzer Prize finalist and MacArthur Fellow Taylor Mac's new comedy Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus will begin previews this evening, 8 p.m., at Broadway's Booth Theatre. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Fernando Contreras, Dante Jeanfelix, Roi King, and More Will Lead Pipeline Theatre Company's PLAYING HOT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Pipeline Theatre Company has announced full casting for the world premiere of jazz concert-party-play hybrid Playing Hot, created by Kevin Armento (Balls) and Jaki Bradley (1969: The Second Man). Playing Hot is written by Armento and C.A. Johnson (Thirst), will be directed by Bradley, and will feature musical supervision by Marcus Miller. Playing Hot will begin previews at Theater 511 (511 West 54th Street) on April 18, 2019, and officially open on May 2, playing a limited engagement through May 12, 2019. Tickets are on sale now and are available at (more...)

Meet the Cast of BE MORE CHILL- Now on Broadway!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 11, 2019

Just last night the company of the cult hit Be More Chill, featuring music and lyrics by Joe Iconis, a book by Joe Tracz , direction by Stephen Brackett and choreography by Chase Brock, celebrated opening night on Broadway.  (more...)

VIDEO: First Look At Alice Ripley, Ali Ewoldt, Constantine Maroulis, Melissa Errico And More In INTO THE WOODS In Concert At Patchogue Theatre
by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2019

Into the Woods: In Concert opened this weekend at Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts. Check out the all-star cast in action below! (more...)

Ballet Palm Beach To Present Premieres At The Kravis Center's Rinker Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Colleen Smith, Artistic Director of Ballet Palm Beach today announced that the highly acclaimed professional ballet company will present a dynamic selection of new repertoire by choreographers George Balanchine (repetiteur, Zippora Karz), Christopher Huggins, Donna Murray, and Gina Patterson. (more...)

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