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LILIES to be presented at The Bath House
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2018

North Texas-based theatrical and film producers Gordon Kelly and Robin Benson Linek have developed a way for theatre ticket purchases to double as grass roots support for a new production in Dallas; the North Texas premiere of Michael Marc Bouchard's play Lilies, scheduled to start performance at the Bath House Cultural Center on Friday, May 31, 2017. (more...)

Alpine Theatre Project Announces Its 2018 Broadway Summer Company Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

???????New faces, including Broadway veterans and even an American Idol contestant, join returning favorites to perform in Alpine Theatre Project's 2018 Broadway Summer Season. These professional actors will perform in ATP's rotating productions of the 50's-era musical revue, Smokey Joe's Cafe, the one-man comedy, Fully Committed, the regional premiere of Matilda the Musical, ATP's new musical cabaret series, Shifting Gears: ATP Distilled, and ATP's free pop-up play reading series, Outside the Box. (more...)

Tickets To SUMMER Are Now On Sale Through April 7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Tickets to SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical are now on sale through April 7, 2019 through www.Ticketmaster.com online or by phone at 877-250-2929 or in person at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre box office, 205 West 46th Street. (more...)

THE CHER SHOW Announces Digital Lottery For Chicago Run
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Broadway In Chicago and Producers Flody Suarez and Jeffrey Seller are pleased to announce a digital lottery, powered by Broadway Direct, for the Pre-Broadway Premiere The Cher Show, which will begin previews on June 12, 2018 at Broadway In Chicago's Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph) and will play a strictly limited engagement in Chicago through July 15, 2018. (more...)

Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child Joins GREASE in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

In a tradition that started in 1978 with Frankie Avalon, Grease: The Musical announces its fifth special cameo appearance by Grammy-Award singer/songwriter Michelle Williams who will join the other celebrity teen idols: Mark Ballas, George Canyon, Logan Henderson and Drake Bell -- in the iconic role of 'Teen Angel'. (more...)

Popejoy Press: New Subscriptions Available Now!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

The 2018-2019 season includes six Broadway shows, headlined by the Tony and Grammy Award-winning Blockbuster Beautiful – The Carole King Musical. Also coming as part of the Haverland Carter Broadway in New Mexico series are Finding Neverland, The Sound of Music, Kinky Boots, and the newly-restaged Cats. RENT 20THANNIVERSARY TOUR will also tour to Popejoy as a Broadway Extra. (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars Announces The Cast Of ALL SHOOK UP
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

Meet the cast of Theatre Under The Stars' (TUTS) upcoming production of All Shook Up! (more...)

Broadway Princess Party, Lindsey Mendez and Ryan Scott Oliver, and More Next Week at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

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...)

VIDEO: BWW Live Chats with WAITRESS Star Erich Bergen!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Today, BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg got up close and personal with WAITRESS' newest star, Erich Bergen! Watch the video below. (more...)

Music Theatre Wichita Continues Season with GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Music Theatre Wichita continues its 2018 Season with a fresh take on the classic musical Guys and Dolls. The second of five locally produced Broadway-scale productions, Guys and Dolls plays June 27-July 1 at the Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, KS. (more...)

BWW Review: Transcendence Theatre's 'Broadway Under the Stars' Triumphantly Climbs the 'Stairway to Paradise'
by Christina Mancuso - Jun 21, 2018

'Every Moment Counts' as Director/Choreographer Tony Gonzalez reminds us to embrace the sights and sounds and soak up every second of life as we climb the 'Stairway to Paradise' -- the theme of this year's 'Broadway Under the Stars' by the incomparable Transcendence Theatre Company. (more...)

BWW Live Will Chat with WAITRESS Star Erich Bergen Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

On Thursday, June 21, (5:00pm EST) BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg is getting up close and personal with WAITRESS' newest star, Erich Bergen! Don't forget to tune in to our official Facebook page to submit your questions live or send us questions in advance on Twitter @BroadwayWorld with #AskErichBWW. (more...)

THE BAND'S VISIT, SPONGEBOB, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, and More to Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Broadway in Bryant Park will return this summer! The 2018 program will bring the best of Broadway together for free performances for six consecutive weeks from Thursday, July 12 to Thursday, August 16. New Yorkers and visitors to the Big Apple are invited to come at 11 a.m. every Thursday with performances running from 12:30 p.m. EST - 1:30 p.m. EST on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by 106.7 LITE FM's on-air personalities, this year's annual presentation of open-air lunch hour performances featuring the best Broadway and Off-Broadway shows will be presented by your local Toyota Dealers, VISIT PHILADELPHIA and FUJIFILM Instax. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 6/20/2018
by BWW - Jun 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for San Francisco (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Sacramento - Week of 6/20/2018
by BWW - Jun 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for Sacramento (more...)

OC Premiere Of BIG FISH Starts June 29th At Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is excited to announce the fourth show in its 20th Anniversary Season ... Big Fish. Written by John August with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, directed by Oanh Nguyen, choreographed by Kelly Todd, and musically directed by Robyn Manion, Big Fish will preview from June 29 through July 6; regular performances will begin July 7 and continue through July 29 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Cripe Stage. (more...)

New Rehearsal Space Headed for Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Project Manager Jeff Whiting, in partnership with several notable Broadway industry members, today announced the plans to build Open Jar Studios, a new rehearsal space in Times Square for rehearsals, auditions, and support offices for large-scale Broadway productions. (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse Annouces Children's Theatre Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

The Ogunquit Playhouse, is thrilled to announce a spectacular lineup of children's theatre productions beginning June 30. The 2018 Children's Theatre season features two Disney classics, a new take on a beloved story, and a contemporary favorite perfect for families and children of all ages. Children's Theatre productions are professionally designed and produced, and feature performances by the talented Playhouse Junior Players Camp students. (more...)

BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS at Eccles Theater
by Blair Howell - Jun 18, 2018

Know the song? Me neither. Unless sung in its original English lyrics. But a French-language version of 'December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night)' opens 'Jersey Boys.' (more...)

Audience Member Disrupts Performance of A BRONX TALE With Pro-Trump Sign
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 18, 2018

A Trump supporter disrupted a performance of A Bronx Tale on Saturday by standing up during curtain call and holding up a 'Keep America Great' flag, according to the New York Post. The action seemed to be in direct response to Robert De Niro, the musical's director, who repeated 'F---k Trump' on the Tony Awards last weekend. (more...)

The Off-Broadway League Announces Its First Female President
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

The Off-Broadway League has announced that Terry Byrne was elected as the new President of The Off-Broadway League. Byrne is the first female president in the nearly 60 year history of the League. The organization also announced three new additions to the Board, including Dean Carpenter, Steven Chaikelson and Casey York. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kristin Chenoweth Joins Students for The 2nd Annual Kristi Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

Broadway World has an exclusive look at photos from Saturday night's 2nd Annual Kristi Awards celebrating the 4th year of Kristin Chenoweth's Broadway Bootcamp held in the Kristin Chenoweth Theater at the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. (more...)

Stars from CURSED CHILD, MEAN GIRLS, and More Face Off at BOY BANDS VS. GIRL GROUPS at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a battle of the bands! Broadway's hottest stars unite for one night only to bring you songs from your favorite Boy Bands and Girl Groups. Who would win in a singoff between The Backstreet Boys and The Spice Girls? Are you Team One Direction or Team Pussycat Dolls? Join us and root for your favorites! (more...)

Lesli Margherita, Josh Lamon, and More Cast in EMOJILAND THE MUSICAL at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for EMOJILAND, an official selection of the 2018 New York Musical Festival that was Inspired by The Unicode Standard, and takes place within the imaginary digital world inside a smartphone. Co-created by husband-and-wife-team Laura Nicole Harrison (book, music & lyrics) & Keith Harrison (book, music & lyrics), the production is directed by Thomas Caruso (named NYMF's Best Director in 2014), and will very appropriately begin performances on World Emoji Day, July 17th with a run through July 22nd in the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row. (more...)

VIDEO: Rob McClure Goes Behind the Scenes of The Muny's JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY on BWW's Instagram!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

This past weekend Rob McClure took over the BroadwayWorld Instagram account and gave BWW a behind the scenes of The Muny's production of Jerome Robbins' Broadway! (more...)

BWW Social: Rob McClure Will Go Behind the Scenes of The Muny's JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY on BWW's Instagram!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2018

On Saturday, June 16, Rob McClure will be taking over the BroadwayWorld Instagram account and taking you behind the scenes of The Muny's production of Jerome Robbins' Broadway! Be sure to follow along all day to see everything he has in store! (more...)

Broadway Under The Stars - STAIRWAY TO PARADISE Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

The award-winning Transcendence Theatre Company, lauded by audiences and critics for its high caliber series of Broadway inspired productions, presents 'Stairway to Paradise,' the first of it 2018 "Broadway Under the Stars' summer series of main stage productions. The vision, tone and themes of each 'Broadway Under the Stars' musical production are led in development by Transcendence Theatre Company Artistic Director, Amy Miller and Creative Director, Tony Gonzalez. (more...)

BWW Social: Rob McClure Will Go Behind the Scenes of The Muny's JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY on BWW's Instagram Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

On Saturday, June 16, Rob McClure will be taking over the BroadwayWorld Instagram account and taking you behind the scenes of The Muny's production of Jerome Robbins' Broadway! Be sure to follow along all day to see everything he has in store! (more...)

Carole Cook, Carrie St. Louis, and More Next Week at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

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...)

Stephen Bogardus And More Star In New CD GAY LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

ASCAP Award-winning writer/producer Chip Deffaa's new CD, 'Gay Love'--being released June 29th--will features such  Broadway notables as Stephen Bogardus ('Bright Star'), Lee Roy Reams ('La Cage Aux Folles'), John Tartaglia ('Avenue Q'), Kristy Cates ('Charlie and the Chocolate Factory') and Jon Peterson ('Cabaret'), plus such top nightclub and cabaret stars as Seth Sikes,  Baby Jane Dexter, and Tom Andersen. (more...)

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS Will Tour The UK Starring Mark Benton And Nigel Harman
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

After 'sealing the deal' with critics and audiences alike during its smash hit West End run, Sam Yates' unmissable production of one of David Mamet's greatest and most lauded plays, Glengarry Glen Ross will embark on a nationwide tour from 14 February 2019 opening at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking. The hard-nosed sales team in this darkly funny classic will then visit Birmingham, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Glasgow, Richmond, Brighton and Cardiff with further tour dates to be announced shortly. (more...)

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS To Arrive On The Opera House Manchester Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

After 'sealing the deal' with critics and audiences alike during its smash hit West End run, Sam Yates' unmissable production of one of David Mamet's greatest and most lauded plays, Glengarry Glen Ross will embark on a nationwide tour from 14 February 2019 opening at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking. The hard-nosed sales team in this darkly funny classic will then visit Birmingham, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Glasgow, Richmond, Brighton and Cardiff with further tour dates to be announced shortly. (more...)

Tituss Burgess and Wesley Snipes Join Eddie Murphy for Netflix's DOLEMITE IS MY NAME!
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Wesley Snipes and Tituss Burgess have joined Eddie Murphy for upcoming Netflix film about the life and work of Rudy Ray Moore,  (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Celebrates 500 Performances
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 14, 2018

The Play That Goes Wrong celebrated its 500th performance on Broadway tonight, June 14th. Following tonight's performance, the cast went backstage for a celebration with a cake made by Dina Jawetz of Cakes By Dina. (more...)

Bristol Hippodrome Hosts AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

???????The full cast for the World Premiere of "AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN - THE MUSICAL" is officially announced. Emma Williams will play 'Paula Pokrifki', Jonny Fines is 'Zack Mayo', Ray Shell as 'Foley', Ian McIntosh as 'Sid Worley' and Jessica Daley as 'Lynette Pomeroy'. (more...)

Celine Dion Musical Parody TITANIQUE To Make NYC Concert Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Producers Tye Blue and Venture Hill Entertainment are pleased to announce that after four sold-out concert engagements in Los Angeles,TITANIQUE - a musical parody of the 1997 hit film Titanic, featuring the songs of pop icon Celine Dion - will come to New York City this summer, for three concert performances at The Green Room 42 (more...)

Full Cast Announced for SUMMER HOLIDAY at Darlington Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

A brand new stage production of the musical Summer Holiday is set to tour the UK and will play for a week in Darlington from Tuesday 25 September. Based on the iconic 1960's film of the same name, starring Cliff Richard and The Shadows, Summer Holiday will include all of the number one hits from the movie, plus some additional Cliff Richard classics. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Christian Hoff and Friends Celebrate Tony Night at the Palm!
by Linda Lenzi - Jun 13, 2018

On Sunday June 10th the Tony Night at the Palm Viewing Party was hosted by Christian Hoff, 2006 Tony Winner, Best Featured Actor in a Musical for Jersey Boys. The event benefitted The V Foundation for Cancer Research, founded by Jim Valvano in 1993. (more...)

The Hanover Theatre Youth Summer Program Presents BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Students hailing from several areas in and around Massachusetts will participate in The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Art's 2018 Youth Summer Program (YSP). The first teen session of YSP will present Disney's Beauty and the Beast on Friday, July 27 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, July 28 at 2 and 7 p.m., and the second session will present the show Friday, August 17 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, August 18 at 2 and 7 p.m. YSP Pre-Teen will present Disney's Beauty and the Beast JR. on Saturday August 11 at 2 and 6 p.m. Tickets for all performances are now on sale. (more...)

VIDEO: Tituss Burgess Reveals the Best Advice Tina Fey Has Given Him, & More on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Actor Tituss Burgess tells a WWHL caller the best advice Tina Fey ever gave him and says that his shared name with his “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” character was pure coincidence. Check out the video below! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE Celebrates Broadway Debuts with Riza Takahashi, Benjamin Rivera & Alicia Charles!
by Broadway's Backbone - Jun 13, 2018

In this episode: Victoria Bailey, Executive Director of TDF, talks about TKTS celebrating 45 years and parent company TDF celebrating 50 years in 2018. TDF (Theatre Development Fund) is an organization that believes the performing arts should be available to everybody. They sell the idea of going to all theatre, not shows in particular and that Broadway is for everyone. Victoria Bailey has been with the company for 17 years, started at Yale, and was the GM at MTC for 19 years. She believes that theatre creates empathy for lives different than our own, that TDF/TKTS has created theatre goers for generations, and is a prime example of having a successful life in the arts separate from the footlights. (more...)

Carlos Lopez, Madison Claire Parks, and More Lead the Cast of TUTS' GUYS & DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Theatre Under The Stars' (TUTS) introduces the cast of its final Mainstage show of the 49th Season, Guys & Dolls! (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for ARTS San Antonio's 2018-2019 Tricentennial Celebration Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

ARTS San Antonio's 2018-2019 Tricentennial Celebration Season is bringing five performances to the Majestic Theatre and Charline McCombs Empire Theatre! Season packages and individual show tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Registration Now Open For Contemporary Musical Theatre Audition Technique Adult Master Class At Playhouse On Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Learn from Broadway stars this summer at Playhouse on Park! Broadway actor and teaching artist Michelle Pruiett is lined up to teach Contemporary Musical Theatre Audition Technique on Monday, July 23 from 6:30-8:30pm. Friends of the theater may remember Pruiett from the Playhouse's production of A Chorus Line in 2016! (more...)

Fran Drescher and '13 Reasons Why' Star Christian Navarro Join Broadway Sings For Pride's REVOLUTION Charity Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Award-winning actress Fran Drescher ('The Nanny') and actor Christian Navarro (Netflix's 13 Reasons Why' breakout star) are the latest performers to join the lineup of Broadway Sings for Pride's 8th Annual Charity Concert 'Revolution' on June 18th at The Cutting Room in New York City. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY At The Muny!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the opening centennial season show at The Muny, Jerome Robbin's Broadway. In its first production ever in the world since its original Broadway and national tour productions, Jerome Robbins' Broadway runs June 11 - 17.  Check out the cast in action below! (more...)

Brent Barrett And Vocalist Heidi Webster Guest Star In The Cocktail Cabaret At Caesars Palace
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

???????Longtime favorite Broadway stage veteran, Brent Barrett, currently on the national tour of "Chicago" as the razzling-dazzling Billy Flynn, will wow audiences as a special guest emcee in "The Cocktail Cabaret" at Cleopatra's Barge at Caesars Palace from June 13 through16, at 6 p.m. nightly.  Lovely singer Heidi Webster of the dynamic diva vocal group Lady Luck and "Showstoppers" will step in for Maren Wade. (more...)

BWW Interview: Get Ready to Rock the Boat! Michelle Aravena Talks GUYS & DOLLS at TUTS
by Natalie de la Garza - Jun 11, 2018

The Adelaide of TUTS' production of GUYS & DOLLS, Michelle Aravena, joins us to talk about the show's longevity, her perpetually single (and sneezy) character, and getting to sing 'one of the most brilliant pieces of musical theatre history' every night. (more...)

Broadway's Daniel Reichard Brings SUMMER PLAYLIST to Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Following his sold-out debut concert in 2016, Broadway and concert stage star Daniel Reichard returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko with his new show, Summer Playlist, on Thursday, September 6 at 8 p.m.The star of the Original Broadway Cast of Jersey Boys, Reichard will present an eclectic collection of songs, drawing from multiple decades and genres of music. (more...)

Who Will Win at the 2018 Tony Awards? We Compare Year By Year!
by BWW Special - Jun 10, 2018

The 72nd Annual Tony Awards are this Sunday June 10th at 8/9c hosted by Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles. It's the biggest award show of the Broadway season and it closes out a long awards season for Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals and plays. We can't help but wonder what chances this year's Best Musical and Best Play nominees have of taking home the ultimate prize... (more...)

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