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Birds of Tokyo Announced As Special Guests On Bon Jovi's December Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018

Global rock icons and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2018 inductees Bon Jovi commence their massive stadium tour of Australia in just five weeks! (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre Presents New Musical DISTANT THUNDER in December
by Marika O'Hara - Oct 30, 2018

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) in celebration of its 50th season, will present Distant Thunder with book by Lynne Taylor-Corbett and Shaun Taylor-Corbett, music and lyrics by Chris Wiseman and Shaun Taylor-Corbett, with additional music and lyrics by Robert Lindsey-Nassif and Michael Moricz, the fourth and final new musical in development included in this year's 'Dare to Be Different' series. Performances are Thursday, December 6 at 3pm & 7pm and Friday, December 7 at 3pm at A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street - 10th Avenue & 53rd Street). (more...)

BWW Review: LA FEBBRE DEL SABATO SERA del Teatro Nuovo, il paradosso del musical low-cost.
by Andrea Domanico - Oct 29, 2018

È tornato a Milano dopo due anni di successi in tutta Italia il musical LA FEBBRE DEL SABATO SERA, prodotto dal Teatro Nuovo di Milano. (more...)

BWW Review: BROADWAY TODAY at Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
by Colin Fleming-Stumpf - Oct 27, 2018

This weekend the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra joins forces with three titans of the stage to bring you the sounds of Broadway with two performances of 'Broadway Today', in which Rochester's premiere symphony orchestra, led by charismatic maestro Jeff Tyzik and joined by Rick Faugno (Jersey Boys, Godspeed), Leah Horowitz (Fiddler on the Roof, Thoroughly Modern Millie) and Mamie Parris (School of Rock, Cats) bring you show tunes old and new, from My Fair Lady and Sound Pacific to Les Miserables and Wicked. (more...)

Bid Now on 2 Tickets to ON YOUR FEET! Plus a Meet & Greet with Lead Cast Members
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

Bid to win an unforgettable musical experience for you and a guest with tickets to On Your Feet! in the U.S. tour city of your choice! You will also be introduced to the lead cast members in a meet and greet. (more...)

Lynn University's Jan McArt Welcomes Former Protégé Richard H. Blake
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Jan McArt, producer and director of Lynn University's theatre arts program development, is welcoming an old friend and former protege to this season's popular Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series. (more...)

ON YOUR FEET! Kicks Off The 2018-19 Broadway On Tour Season At The Community Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Broadway On Tour is pleased to announce that the Sacramento engagement of the hit Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! - based on the life story of seven-time Grammy winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time Grammy winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan - stars Cuban-American Broadway actress Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan, and acclaimed Puerto Rican performer and Broadway star Ektor Rivera as Emilio Estefan. (more...)

The Music Of Harold Arlen, Wonderful Wizard Of Song Comes to The Soraya, 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

Legendary American song composer Harold Arlen will have a Hollywood Big Band tribute when Broadway powerhouse Eden Espinosa (Wicked) and Joseph Leo Bwarie (Jersey Boys) join Arlen's son Sam Arlen and singers Karon Blackwell and George Bugatti, for The Music of Harold Arlen, Wonderful Wizard of Song at the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts (The Soraya) on Saturday, December 1 at 8:00pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Cocktail Cabaret Resumes Performances November 21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

"The Cocktail Cabaret" will resume performances at Cleopatra's Barge at Caesars Palace on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at 6 p.m. (more...)

Hub Theatre Co Extends PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

Hub Theatre Company of Boston will close its critically acclaimed sixth season with the five-time Tony Award-winning play Peter and The Starcatcher by Rick Elice, with music by Wayne Barker, based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. The show will be directed by award winning local favorite Sarah Gazdowicz, with music direction by Bethany Aiken, and will run Friday, November 2 through Saturday, November 17, 2018 at First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street in Boston's Back Bay. (more...)

CRUEL INTENTIONS Comes To Worcester
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Flashback to the music, fashion and moments you can't forget from the '90s. Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical plays at The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts on May 4 for one performance only at 8 pm. Tickets go now on sale to theatre members and go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, November 13 at 10 am. (more...)

BWW Review: ON YOUR FEET! at ASU Gammage
by Lee Cooley - Nov 7, 2018

The touring company production of ON YOUR FEET! (The Emilio & Gloria Estefan Broadway Musical) personifies the evolution of 80's Cuban-pop music by the Miami Sound Machine. (more...)

December Shows Announced At The Moonlight Amphitheatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Moonlight Presents offers two holiday events in December at the Moonlight Amphitheatre. Sponsored by Dr. Bronner's, the shows include the Doo Wop Project Christmas, featuring stars of Broadway's "Jersey Boys" and "Motown: the Musical," on Sat., Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. Amongst the singers is San Diego native Charl Brown who began his musical theatre journey as a student at the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts. He would go on to appearing in a number of shows locally, including The Moonlight's "Ragtime" in 2002, before going on to Broadway. Tickets are priced $15 - $40. On Sat., Dec. 8, experience the holiday favorite "Home Alone" on a big screen with pre-movie activities including a snow play area for the kids. Tickets are $5 or $10. Both shows are on sale now through VisTix at moonlightstage.com and by phone at (760) 724-2110. (more...)

VIDEO: BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL At Signature Theatre
by Stage Tube - Nov 7, 2018

Signature Theatre is proud to present Billy Elliot the Musical directed and choreographed by Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Passion, West Side Story). Based on the powerful and acclaimed film, all 11-year-old Billy wants to do is dance. Initially facing opposition from society and his father, Billy's passion instead unites the community and changes his life in extraordinary ways. The original production with book and lyrics by Lee Hall and music by Tony, Grammy and Academy Award® winner Elton John was universally lauded, sweeping the Tony, Drama Desk and Olivier Awards for Best Musical. Billy Elliot the Musical runs now thru January 6, 2019 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BILLY ELLIOT at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Signature Theatre is proud to present Billy Elliot the Musical directed and choreographed by Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Passion, West Side Story). Based on the powerful and acclaimed film, all 11-year-old Billy wants to do is dance. Initially facing opposition from society and his father, Billy's passion instead unites the community and changes his life in extraordinary ways. The original production with book and lyrics by Lee Hall and music by Tony, Grammy and Academy Award® winner Elton John was universally lauded, sweeping the Tony, Drama Desk and Olivier Awards for Best Musical. Billy Elliot the Musical runs now thru January 6, 2019 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. (more...)

City Winery Chicago Announces Dave Davies, Herb Alpert and More
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2018

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Dave Davies of renowned British rock band The Kinks, Grammy Award-winning jazz duo Herb Alpert & Lani Hall, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons tribute band The Four C Notes, folk-rock singer-songwriter Dan Tedesco, and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, November 8 at noon. All tickets will be available at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

ON YOUR FEET Dances Into Walton Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018

Of course On Your Feet!, the hit Broadway musical based on the life of Grammy-winning power couple Gloria and Emilio Estefan, is full of great music. But when the show comes to Walton Arts Center Dec. 4-9, audiences will also connect with their love story, admire their perseverance in the face of adversity and celebrate their comeback. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 6, 2018
by - Nov 6, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, November 6- JERSEY BOYS Takes the Tunnel to Broadway!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 6, 2018

On this day, Jersey Boys walked (like a man) onto the Broadway stage on its opening night at the August Wilson Theatre! (more...)

BWW Review: TICK, TICK... BOOM! the Autobiographical Musical of RENT's Composer Opens in Sao Paulo
by Claudio Erlichman - Nov 6, 2018

Before RENT, there was tick, tick... BOOM!. This autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning composer of RENT, is the story of a composer and the sacrifices that he made to achieve his big break in theatre. The show takes you on the playwright/composer's journey that led to a Broadway blockbuster. For the first time in Brazil, Companhia Paralela brings tick, tick... BOOM! at Teatro FAAP starring Bruno Narchi, Thiago Machado and Giulia Nadruz with direction by Leopoldo Pacheco and Bel Gomes (more...)

Astoria Performing Arts Center To Present Benefit Concert Of LUNA PARK: A NEW MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

This December, Astoria Performing Arts Center will bring the magic of Coney Island to Queens. For two performances only, Luna Park: A New Musical will bring audiences back to 1903 Brooklyn when the lights of the world's most iconic amusement park went on for the very first time. (more...)

Winners Announced For The West End Wilma Awards 2018 - HEATHERS, HAMILTON, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

West End Wilma, the mother and son theatre blogging duo, have announced the winners of the 5th annual Wilma Awards which took place yesterday, Sunday 4 November 2018 at the Arts Theatre in London's West End. (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars Announces The Cast of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

Twenty-five years ago, Theatre Under The Stars helped usher in a new musical era with Disney's Beauty and the Beast. The show became an international sensation that played a remarkable 13-year run on Broadway and has been produced in 37 countries worldwide. Now, just in time for the holiday season, TUTS brings this magical story to life once again for Houston audiences. Beauty and the Beast will be directed and choreographed by Broadway choreographer, Chris Bailey, who recently choreographed Gettin' the Band Back Together. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Schimmel Center Presents SALON SONGBOOK
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 4, 2018

Last night, Schimmel Center presented the first of two Salon Songbook concerts this season, Feeling Wicked: The Magical Side of the American Songbook. The concert, created and hosted by Deborah Grace Winer-formerly the artistic director of the acclaimed 92Y series Lyrics and Lyricists-explored the mysterious, magical, and miraculous side of the American Songbook with songs by Harold Arlen, Lerner and Loewe, Cy Coleman, Stephen Schwartz, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Disney classics, and more. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jan McArt Brings 15 Broadway Hit Shows to Live at Lynn Theatre Last Night
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 4, 2018

Jan McArt, producer and director of Lynn University's theatre arts program development welcomed an old friend and former protege Richard H. Blake to Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series last night and Broadwayworld was there for his exciting show. (more...)

BWW Review: The JERSEY BOYS Are Back at Dr. Phillips Center and Holding Their Own
by Aaron Wallace - Nov 3, 2018

As of last fall, Jersey Boys has been seen on the stage by more than 25 million people around the world. So, is it really that good? Tough question. My first instinct is to say Jersey Boys ain't all that. It's a backstage, jukebox, rise-and-fall musical, a combination that ought to be the broadest, most formulaic thing you've ever seen. Yet, it surprises... (more...)

Selladoor Worldwide Presents Selladoor Creation
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

Selladoor Worldwide has announced the launch of Selladoor Creation - a brand new platform for new writers to showcase and develop their work with the backing of one of the UK's leading theatre producers. With this new company, Selladoor will continue to support diverse and challenging work from talented artists, and bring innovative new work to the national and international stage, making it accessible for all audiences. (more...)

Las Vegas Philharmonic Presents A CLASSIC HOLIDAY Concert this December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

The Las Vegas Philharmonic presents A Classic Holiday concert featuring vocalists, Kristen Hertzenberg (Phantom), Travis Cloer (Jersey Boys) and the Las Vegas Master Singers on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts.  (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 18
by Audition Roundup - Nov 18, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, November 18, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse Announces Cast And Creative Of ELF
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

The Music Hall and the Ogunquit Playhouse announce the cast and creative team of Elf The Musical, on stage November 28 - December 16 at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. (more...)

BWW Previews: MIDLANDS THEATRE ROUNDUP in Columbia, SC
by Patrick Michael Kelly - Nov 16, 2018

It's another packed weekend on Midlands stages; plus Jersey Boys rolls through town early next week! (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Returns to the Kravis Center November 23-24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

The boys are back in town! This month features the limited engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical Jersey Boys, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. The musical will make its much-anticipated return to West Palm Beach to play the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts on November 23 through November 24 for three performances. (more...)

Pets Of Broadway: Meet Caroline Bowman & Austin Colby's newest family member, Kodak!
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Nov 16, 2018

BroadwayWorld is excited to announce an exclusive collaboration with Pets of Broadway! From the cats of choreographers, to the dogs of dancers, to the birds of belters and the many pets in between, Pets of Broadway shares the stories of your favorite Broadway stars' best friends! This week, Pets of Broadway introduces you to Kodak! A German Shepherd mix puppy adopted by Kinky Boots's Caroline Bowman and Jersey Boys's Austin Colby! Read below as Bowman and Colby talk about raising their new pup! (more...)

The Doo Wop Project Brings A DOO WOP CHRISTMAS to The McAninch Arts Center
by Marika O'Hara - Nov 15, 2018

The Doo Wop Project brings "A Doo Wop Christmas Show" to the McAninch Arts Center, located at 425 Fawell Blvd. on the campus of College of DuPage Friday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. The Doo Wop Project, with multiple members who have appeared in the Broadway hits "Jersey Boys" and "Motown: The Musical", brings unparalleled sound and vocal authenticity to recreate a classic era in American music that has inspired generations. (more...)

Hub Theatre Company's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Enters Final Weekend of Performances
by Marika O'Hara - Nov 15, 2018

Hub Theatre Company of Boston will close its critically acclaimed sixth season with the five-time Tony Award-winning play Peter and The Starcatcher by Rick Elice, with music by Wayne Barker, based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. The show will be directed by award winning local favorite Sarah Gazdowicz, with music direction by Bethany Aiken, and will run Friday, November 2 through Saturday, November 17, 2018 at First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street in Boston's Back Bay. Performances are Thursdays at 7:30 pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, and Sundays at 5 pm. All performances are Pay-What-You-Can. Donations of new and gently loved toys and children's books will be collected at each performance for local charities. For tickets and information visit www.hubtheatreboston.org (more...)

BWW Review: Oh, What a Night! Jersey Boys Brings the Four Seasons to Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson
by Juliana Asbill - Nov 15, 2018

Winter seems to be creeping into Mississippi at the moment, but on November 10th, Jersey Boys brought all Four Seasons to the stage at Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Tributes Four Charities At The Regent Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

The international blockbuster musical Jersey Boys will hold a very special one night performance dedicated to four important charities raising funds for four great causes, each supported personally by one of our Four Seasons. (more...)

BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS National Tour at North Carolina Theatre
by Jeffrey Kare - Nov 14, 2018

Jersey Boys is presented in a documentary-style format that dramatizes the formation, success and eventual breakup of The Four Seasons. When I last met up with these boys, it was during their return engagement at DPAC back in 2015. Since then, the Broadway production celebrated its 10th anniversary, closed up shop, and is now running Off-Broadway at New World Stages. (more...)

Christmas Tunes The Doo Wop Project Returns To Albuquerque
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

With rich vocal harmonies and a steady beat, The Doo Wop Project Christmastakes audiences on a musical journey through the '50s and '60s at Popejoy Hall on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 7 pm. Not only does the New York-based a cappella group perform classic doo-wop songs and reinterpret pop hits, they also sing Christmas favorites in doo-wop style. Enjoy a celebration of one of the most iconic American musical styles and a touch of holiday flair withThe Doo Wop Project Christmas. (more...)

SPARKLE: AN ALL-STAR HOLIDAY CONCERT Returns in December to Benefit Actors Fund; The Skivvies, Matt Doyle, and More to Appear
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

Haul out the holly and put up the tree because the annual star-studded holiday event SPARKLE: An All-Star Holiday Concert returns to New York City on Sunday, December 2, 2018 for its 7th consecutive year, once again benefiting the programs and services of The Actors Fund. (more...)

ACES AT THE MAJ Announced for Fringe World 2019
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

Aces returns to His Majesty's theatre for our sixth year as an independent producer at FRINGE WORLD, with a packed program of 17 shows and 80 performances, embracing cabaret, comedy and music, in a nightly line-up of multiple shows in two intimate venues. (more...)

Chicago's Oriental Theatre to Be Redubbed in Honor of James M. Nederlander
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Broadway In Chicago today announced their plans to honor the late James M. Nederlander, the legendary Broadway theatre owner and producer, patriarch of Broadway and champion of Chicago's Downtown Theatre District, by renaming the Oriental Theatre as the JAMES M. NEDERLANDER THEATRE.  (more...)

Additional Casting Announced For (mostly)musicals: HEADED FOR THE HOLIDAYS At Upstairs At Vitello's
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

Broadway's Clent Bowers (CATS, BIG) and EMOJILAND creators Laura Nicole Harrison and Keith Harrison will make their 1st (mostly)musicals appearances on 11.19.18 in HEADED FOR THE HOLIDAYS, the 30th edition of the popular cabaret series. Alli Miller (CHERRY POPPINS, I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER), and Juan Lozano (2Cents Theatre, The Freedom Ledges) will also join the previously announced merry sleigh-full of performers! (more...)

BWW Review: Pantages Has an Audience Grabber in A BRONX TALE
by Don Grigware - Nov 12, 2018

Based on the 1993 hit film, the stage musical A Bronx Tale has two of the movie's stars collaborating behind the scenes ... with a book by Chazz Palminteri, who played Sonny on film and Robert De Niro directing with Jerry Zaks. De Niro played Lorenzo onscreen, Calogero's father. Like the film this show is an instant hit with audiences who savor and take to heart the Sicilian lifestyle. This well cast and well directed national tour plays the Hollywood Pantages through November 25. (more...)

The 'Broadwaysted' Podcast Welcomes HEAD OVER HEELS' Star Jeremy Kushnier
by Broadwaysted - Nov 11, 2018

This week's episode of Broadwaysted definitely rules because we're sitting down with Broadway star and the King in Head Over Heels Jeremy Kushnier! (more...)

Grant Richards of Signature Theatre's BILLY ELLIOT Takes Over Instagram Today!
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Nov 10, 2018

Go behind the scenes of Signature Theatre's Billy Elliot with Grant Richards as he takes over the BroadwayWorld Instagram today, November 10th! Follow along as Richards shows you his two show day while performing as Adult Billy! Be sure to tune in today! (more...)

Judy Gold Joins as Opening Acts for NUCLEAR FOLLIES: A Musical Revue about the End of the World
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

Daniel Neiden Productions and Robert Neapolitan will bring back the 1980s musical revue Nuclear Follies byGregory Langdon and Joseph R. Peret, directed by Daniel Neiden.  Nuclear Follies will have a limited run to add some laughs through the midterm elections, it will begin performances on November 1 and run through November 7, 2018.  Graphics and scenic elements designed by Oscar-Nominated Bill Plympton. (more...)

BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS, Bristol Hippodrome
by Tim Wright - Nov 1, 2018

Jukebox musicals are tricky things to get right. Especially if the artist concerned hasn't had a particularly eventful career. Thankfully, The Four Seasons at the centre of Jersey Boys have a veritable collection of criminal records, mafia connections and a whole heap of unrefined talent. (more...)

(Mostly)musicals Is HEADED FOR THE HOLIDAYS At Upstairs At Vitello's
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

Make your list and check it twice, because we are HEADED FOR THE HOLIDAYS on Monday 11.19.18 at Upstairs at Vitello's! (more...)

No Need to Turn Back Time! Meet the Cast of THE CHER SHOW- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Nov 1, 2018

The Cher Show begins previews tonight, Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the Neil Simon Theatre. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

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