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What happens after Happily Ever After, after all? In Sondheim and Lapine’s beloved musical retelling of the Grimm classics, a parade of familiar folktale figures find their way “Into the Woods” and try to get home before dark—under the guidance of Mark Lamos, who dazzled us with A Little Night Music in 2008.


Casting Announced for THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

Following a sell-out season at the Abbey Theatre as part of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the 1916 Easter Rising, as well as a successful Irish and US tour, The Plough and the Stars comes to the Lyric Hammersmith as a co-production with the Abbey Theatre. (more...)

Tony Winner Laura Benanti Will Headline Benefit for the Chicago Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

It has been announced that Chicago Theatre Workshop will hold its Spring benefit on March 18, headlined by Tony Award-winner, Laura Benanti. The benefit will include two special performances by Benanti on March 18, 2018 at 5:00 and 8:00 pm. (more...)

Broadway and Opera Superstars Lisa Vroman and Martha Bartz Join Forces with The Fort Lauderdale Gay Men's Chorus to Present Â"Our Time With SondheimÂ" on March 16 and 18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

The Fort Lauderdale Gay Men's Chorus (FTLGMC) will present 'Our Time With Sondheim,' an inspiring evening of music from Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim, with special guest performances by Broadway and opera superstars Lisa Vroman and Martha Bartz. Performances will be held at All Saints Episcopal Church located at 333 Tarpon Drive in Fort Lauderdale on Friday, March 16 at 8 pm and Sunday, March 18 at 4 pm. (more...)

RIPE FRENZY Comes to New Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

New Repertory Theatre and Boston Center for American Performance (BCAP) present Ripe Frenzy, performed February 24-March 11, 2018 at the Boston University College of Fine Arts Studio ONE, 855 Commonwealth Ave, Boston. Tickets may be purchased by calling the New Rep Box Office at 617-923-8487 or visiting newrep.org. (more...)

Laura Benanti to Launch ADULTING Advice Series on Instagram
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

Tony Award-winner, Laura Benanti, revealed on Instagram that she will be teaming with account @betches for a weekly advice series titled, Adulting with Laura Benanti. (more...)

Broadway & Opera Superstars Join Forces With Ft. Lauderdale Gay Men's Chorus For Sondheim Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

The Fort Lauderdale Gay Men's Chorus (FTLGMC) will present 'Our Time With Sondheim,' an inspiring evening of music from Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim, with special guest performances by Broadway and opera superstars Lisa Vroman and Martha Bartz. Performances will be held at All Saints Episcopal Church located at 333 Tarpon Drive in Fort Lauderdale on Friday, March 16 at 8 pm and Sunday, March 18 at 4 pm. (more...)

BWW Interview: Laura Benanti at David A Straz Center For The Performing Arts
by Carolan Trbovich - Feb 8, 2018

Tony Award winning powerhouse Laura Benanti is scheduled to appear in her one-woman cabaret at the Straz Center in Tampa on February 11. Celebrated for her impression of Melania Trump on Stephen Colbert's Late Show, Miss Benanti played Louise in the 2008 Broadway revival of Gypsy, winning the Tony Award, and appeared in the stage musical Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown in 2010, winning the Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. She played Baroness Elsa Schrader in the 2013 NBC television production of The Sound of Music Live! and in 2015 began playing twin sisters Alura and Astra in the TV series Supergirl. Laura is also performing with her mother, talented actress and singer Linda Benanti, in a musical celebration of family titled, Laura and Linda Benanti: The Story Goes On. (more...)

BWW Review: CABARET at Altria Theatre
by Jeremy Bustin - Feb 24, 2018

I believe that I can safely attest that this particular revival of CABARET, which met its incipience with the Donmar Warehouse production in London way back in 1993, bears the graces of a masterwork that has stood the test of time. (more...)

BWW Review: Go INTO THE WOODS at the Belmont Theatre
by Marakay Rogers - Feb 24, 2018

The Sondheim send-up of fairy tales takes on new life at the Belmont, with an evil witch that's a delight to meet. (more...)

The Hill Country Community Theatre to Hold Fundraising Event, Broadway Revue – Let's DUET!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

The Hill Country Community Theatre will hold a fundraising event, "Broadway Revue - Let's DUET!" for two performances only, Friday, March 16 at 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:30) and Sunday, March 18 at 2:15 pm (doors open 1:15). (more...)

Kerry O'Malley, Deedee Magno Hall, and Tony Award Nominee Valarie Pettiford Join 'A Little New Music'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

???????A Little New Music will spotlight a diverse array of artists performing new and unheard musical theatre songs in a classic cabaret setting at Hollywood's historic Catalina Jazz Club on Tuesday, March 6 at 8:30pm.  Audiences of A Little New Music's concert series discover firsthand pieces of musical theatre that could become Broadway hits. (more...)

Goodspeed Announces Creative Teams for 2018; Don Stephenson, Hunter Foster, Sarna Lapine, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Two-time Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals has assembled six exciting teams to helm the eclectic group of productions planned this season: an exuberant musical extravaganza, a glorious classic, a hilarious musical within a musical, an intimate musical tour-de-force, a timeless and unconventional new musical and the return of our popular holiday show with new surprises for all ages. Tickets for productions at The Goodspeed in 2018 are on sale now. Single tickets for the three shows scheduled for The Terris Theatre go on public sale March 26 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For The UK Premiere Of Joel Drake Johnson's RASHEEDA SPEAKING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

Troupe today announces full casting for the UK premiere of Joel Drake Johnson's tense workplace drama Rasheeda Speaking. Sheila Reid (Rose Saunders) and Bo Poraj (Dr David Williams) complete the company with the previously announced Elizabeth Berrington (Ileen Van Meter) and Tanya Moodie (Jaclyn Spaulding). Directed by Jonathan O'Boyle the production opens at Trafalgar Studios 2 on 20 April, with previews from 18 April, and runs until 12 May. (more...)

League of Professional Theatre Women to Honor Emily Joy Weiner with Josephine Abady Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison & Lisa Rothe, Co-Presidents) will present the 2018 Theatre Women Awards at The TimesCenter (242 West 41st Street between 7th and 8th Avenues) on Friday, March 16 beginning at 6:30PM. Tickets ($65-$250) are available for advance purchase at www.theatrewomen.org.  (more...)

Cast Announced for Chicago Premiere of A TASTE OF THINGS TO COME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Broadway In Chicago and the producers of A TASTE OF THINGS TO COME are delighted to announce the full casting for A TASTE OF THINGS TO COME, a slice-of-life original musical comedy that makes its Chicago debut at Broadway In Chicago's Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut) for a limited six-week engagement March 20 through April 29, 2018. (more...)

Kate Shindle, Janet Dacal, and More Will Join Harry Connick, Jr in Paper Mill's THE STING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced today the cast and creative team of the world premiere production of the new musical The Sting, based on the 1973 film, and with book by Bob Martin, music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann & Greg Kotis with Harry Connick, Jr. (more...)

Jeff Blumenkrantz and Anne L. Nathan To Star in REGRETTING ALMOST EVERYTHING at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street), Broadway's Supper Club, presents Broadway veterans Anne L. Nathan and Jeff Blumenkrantz in Lauren Taslitz (Book/Lyrics) and Danny Ursetti's (Music) original song cycle REGRETTING ALMOST EVERYTHING. Performed one night only on Thursday April 12, 2018 at 9:30PM. (more...)

2018 Theatre in the Park OUTDOOR Season Auditions Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Do you love to sing, dance or perform? Paraphrasing Shakespeare, is all the world a stage for you? Then don't miss the upcoming auditions for the 2018 Theatre in the Park (TTIP) OUTDOOR summer season on Saturday and Sunday Feb. 24 and 25. Auditions will take place for five musicals from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 24 and Noon to 4 p.m. on Feb. 25 at the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center, 8878 Metcalf, in Overland Park. Performers of all shapes, size, voice types, ethnicities and racial backgrounds are encouraged to audition and make this a summer to remember! (more...)

AFTERWORDS, a New Musical By Jonathan Larson Grant Winners Zoe Sarnak & Emily Kaczmarek, Debuts at Seattle's Village Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Newly announced 2018 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipients ZOE SARNAK (music & lyrics) and EMILY KACZMAREK (book) are thrilled to bring their new, original musical AFTERWORDS to the stage, as part of the Beta Series at Village Theatre, a leading producer of musical theatre in the Pacific Northwest.  (more...)

BWW Review: PAN IS DEAD at Auckland Fringe
by Monica Moore - Feb 20, 2018

Myth and dystopia collide in Pan is Dead, a new dark fantasy musical from Theatre of Love.In a society where gender is obsolete and equality achieved, will the desire to dominate bind people in different ways? Are we capable of obtaining utopia? And who is Pan? A good shepherd or a lascivious predator? I was pleased that I ventured Into the Woods to find out for myself. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For 105th Annual Mountain Play MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

The Mountain Play - Casting is complete for the Mountain Play's production of Mamma Mia! which will inject the San Francisco Bay Area with a dose of Abba elation this May. (more...)

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Christy Altomare, Taylor Louderman, and More Get Royal at the Broadway Princess Party
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

After ten sold out shows and a West Coast tour, Broadway's Cinderella, Tony nominee Laura Osnes and music director Benjamin Rauhala returned to host Broadway's most beloved leading ladies at Feinstein's/54 Below. An all-star cast sang the most beloved 'Princess' songs of stage and screen in a magical evening. (more...)

VIDEO: Don't Go Wasting Your Emotion on 5th Ave's New Clip from MAMMA MIA!
by Stage Tube - Feb 20, 2018

The 5th Avenue Theatre presents a new production of Mamma Mia!, the hit musical that features the songs of the beloved pop group ABBA. The 5th is the first theater company in the Pacific Northwest to be granted the rights to create a brand new original version of the famed production that has wowed audiences for nearly 20 years. Eliza Palasz and Jordan IIosua Taylor perform 'Lay All Your Love on Me' in this new video, watch below! (more...)

Lar Lubovitch Dance Company Announces 50th Anniversary Season At The Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

The internationally renowned Lar Lubovitch Dance Company celebrates its 50th anniversary this spring with two programs at The Joyce Theater featuring the world premiere of Lar Lubovitch's Something About Night as well as signature works from the Company's vast repertory. The Company will be joined by the Martha Graham Dance Company and principals from The Joffrey Ballet, each performing seminal Lubovitch dances in honor of this milestone year. Performances are at The Joyce Theater April 17–22, 2018 (Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30pm, Thursday and Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm and 8pm, and Sunday at 2pm). (more...)

Yale Rep Presents Suzan-Lori Parks's FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS, Parts 1, 2 & 3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3 by Suzan-Lori Parks, directed by Liz Diamond, March 16-April 7, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 22. Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3 is a co-production with San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater, where it will play April 25-May 20. (more...)

BWW Review: PASSION at Good Company Theatre
by Blair Howell - Feb 19, 2018

With direction/music direction by Paul Naylor, PASSION is tonal correct, and this heavily dramatic work is perhaps the most difficult of Broadway musicals to stage. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes THE BAND'S VISIT's Adam Kantor
by Theater People Podcast - Feb 19, 2018

On Monday, February 19, the Theater People podcast welcomes Broadway favorite Adam Kantor back to the podcast. Kantor, currently co-starring as Telephone Guy in the critically acclaimed new musical THE BAND'S VISIT shares stories of how he won the role, working with the creative team on creating the role, and perfecting his character's haunting and beautiful song 'Answer Me.' (more...)

Madison Lyric Stage Announces 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Madison Lyric Stage, an award-winning, professional theater company serving the Connecticut Shoreline, announced that its 2018 mainstage season will include the religious thriller Agnes of God in April, the Stephen Sondheim/George Furth musical comedy Company in July, and the Benjamin Britten suspense opera The Turn of the Screw in October. For the first time, the company will produce, in May, a young artist production of the Stephen Schwartz musical Godspell. (more...)

Music Theater Works Announces Spring Gala Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

On Saturday, April 14, 2018, Music Theater Works will celebrate its 2018 season with the annual spring gala benefit at the Sunset Ridge Country Club in Northfield, Illinois. (more...)

The Playhouse Says 'Wilkommen' To CABARET March 13-18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

February 19, 2018 - Based on Roundabout Theatre Company's Tony Award-winning production, Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) CABARET will play The Playhouse on Rodney Square in Wilmington for eight performances, March 13-19. This is the first time the Broadway revival has toured the historic Wilmington theater. (more...)

Connecticut Women Attend the Second Women's Voices Theater Festival Held in D.C.
by Lauren Yarger - Feb 18, 2018

Connecticut women attend Voices Festival in DC; Playwright Initiative at Ivoryton; International Women's Day Readings at Westport (more...)

Utopia Opera Presents Sondheim's PASSION In NYC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

???????On March 9 at 8pm, March 10 at 3pm and 8pm, and March 11 at 3pm, Utopia Opera presents PASSION with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by James Lapine, based on the film 'Passione d'Amore' by Ettore Scola, in a fully-staged production performed with a 15-piece orchestra at the Ida K. Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College (695 Park Avenue). Benjamin Spierman stage directs and Utopia founder William Remmers conducts. (more...)

Eagle Theatre Conservatory Offers the Chance for Stars to Shine
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

Eagle Theatre Conservatory, a year-round theatrical institute for all ages and levels of professionalism, has announced new plans for their spring and summer offerings. (more...)

Video: Heidi Blickenstaff and Cozi Zuehlsdorff Body Swap in FREAKY FRIDAY Musical on Disney Channel
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

Actresses Heidi Blickenstaff ('The Little Mermaid' and 'Something Rotten!' on Broadway and the stage production of 'Freaky Friday') and Cozi Zuehlsdorff ('Dolphin Tale,' 'Liv and Maddie') will STAR in an update of the American classic 'Freaky Friday,' a Disney Channel musical comedy set to begin production this fall for a 2018 debut as part of the Disney Channel Original Movie franchise. See the brand-new trailer below! (more...)

Technical Theatre Legend Alyce Gilbert To Be Honored At The Annual 'Backstage Legends And Masters Award' Event April 23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

Purchase College, SUNY's Broadway Technical Theatre History Project, will present the Seventh Annual 'Backstage Legends and Masters Award' to esteemed Production Wardrobe Supervisor, Alyce Gilbert on April 23 at 7 p.m.  The free event will take place in the Performing Arts Center on the College's campus at 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY.   (more...)

Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Nikki Renée Daniels and More Appear on Studio Cast Recording of KRIS KRINGLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Yellow Sound Label has announced the release of the new studio cast recording of Kris Kringle The Musical on Friday, February 16. Kris Kringle is the brand-new Christmas musical which made its New York debut at Town Hall in November 2017. (more...)

Melissa Errico, Chilina Kennedy, Tony Yazbeck, and More to Celebrate 100 Years of Bernstein
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

HB Studio, one of New York's legendary institutions for theater training and practice, presents HB Celebrates Leonard Bernstein at 100, an evening of songs from the musical theater works of Leonard Bernstein. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Hosts International Women's Day Event Featuring Joanna Gleason and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse will host the second annual 'Letters to Our Daughters,' a free-of-charge event to celebrate International Women's Day, on Thursday, March 8, at 7 p.m. A diverse group of 13 women, including Tony Award winners Joanna Gleason and Judith Ivey, and 'This Is Us' series regular Susan Kelechi Watson, will read essays and poems written by female authors on global women's issues. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents the Comedy Thriller COMMUNICATING DOORS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present will be the comedy thriller COMMUNICATING DOORS by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Katie Laris, February 28-March 17, 2018  in the Garvin Theatre. This intricate, time traveling, comic thriller by the British master of farcical comedy delighted London and New York audiences. (more...)

DISRUPTION Mines Dark Comedy Out of Collective #Metoo Moment in World Premiere at Z Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

The brand new play-written by AJ Baker and produced and presented by 3Girls Theatre Company-is a fast-paced whodunit intent on turning a few tables as it tells a tale of sexual harassment, a metabolic miracle drug about to go public, social media, and corporate espionage, all at a time when our national conversation is focused on sexual politics and power in the workplace (more...)

Multi-Talented Vanessa Williams Returns To Scottsdale
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Vanessa Williams, multi-faceted star of Broadway, film, music videos and television, brings her award-winning talents to Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, April 7, at 8 p.m. (more...)

Carnivale Theatrics Announces Pittsburgh Premiere of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

After staging critically acclaimed productions of Sweeney Todd, Ragtime, Into the Woods and the regional premieres of Next to Normal and In the Heights, Carnivale Theatrics is pleased to announce it's third Pittsburgh premiere - The Bridges of Madison County, June 29 - July 7 at the New Hazlett Theater. (more...)

VIDEO: In the Mood for Dance! Watch Kendra Kassebaum and the Cast of MAMMA MIA! Take on 'Dancing Queen'
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2018

The 5th Avenue Theatre presents a new production of Mamma Mia!, the hit musical that features the songs of the beloved pop group ABBA. Kendra Kassebaum, Lisa Estridge, and Sarah Rudinoff perform 'Dancing Queen' in this new video, watch below! (more...)

Musical Theatre West Presents GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

Gangsters and gamblers, missionary dolls, and showgirls turn the gamble of love into a high-energy musical when Musical Theatre West presents five-time Tony Award-winning musical Guys and Dolls, February 16 - March 4 at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center. Based on the stories and characters by Damon Runyon, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, the show tops Entertainment Weekly's list of "The Greatest Musical of all Time." Tickets are now on sale at www.musical.org, by calling (562) 856- 1999 ext. 4 or at the Musical Theatre West ticket office. Tickets start at $20. (more...)

Gettysburg Community Theatre Presents GODSPELL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

Gettysburg Community Theatre (GCT) the not-for-profit 501c3 community theatre located at 49 York Street in historic downtown Gettysburg, will present the international hit musical GODSPELL 8pm Fridays and Saturdays and 2pm Sundays March 2-18, 2018. GCT's Founding Executive/Artistic Director Chad-Alan Carr is directing and choreographing and this production marks the 7th time he has done Godspell in his career and the second time at GCT. This being the 10th year of GCT, Carr has selected productions from GCT's history to revive. The last time Godspell was produced at GCT was 2012 right after a successful broadway revival had premiered in NYC. One member of GCT's original 2012 cast, Kevin Foster, is again in this 2018 revival production at GCT. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Tickets On Sale February 16 in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

Broadway In Chicago is pleased to announce individual tickets for a brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, will go on sale February 16.  THE SOUND OF MUSIC will play Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) for a limited one-week engagement, April 10 - April 15, 2018, as part of a North American tour. (more...)

Broadway Legends Join Philly POPS for Best of Broadway Show
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

Factory Theatre is excited to announce an extension to the run of Kat Sandler's newest hit play, BANG BANG, currently enjoying rave reviews from audiences and media alike! Five additional performances have been added from February 20-24, 2018 due to overwhelming demand. (more...)

BWW Review: Laura Benanti Comes to the David A Straz Center For The Performing Arts
by Carolan Trbovich - Feb 12, 2018

Tony Award-winning actress Laura Benanti brought her consummate performance style to its pinnacle in her one-woman cabaret show, An Evening with Laura Benanti to the Straz Centre for the Performing Arts in Tampa. Her exuberant fans showed up in big numbers to see a performer whose act transcends generations. (more...)

VIDEO: THE PRINCESS PARTY Gets a Surprise Visit from a Villainous Rachel Bloom
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

There were certainly no poor, unfortunate souls at last night's Princess Party when none other than Rachel Bloom (of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND fame) stopped by to say hello. Watch her hilarious tune below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 10, 2018
by - Feb 10, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 10 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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