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The show explores how four blue-collar guys — Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi — grew to become the singing sensation The Four Seasons.


Entertain and Dine NEW JERSEY STYLE
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 30, 2017

New Jersey theatre season is in full swing. Pair a restaurant with a show and you have an outing to remember. We have rounded up some of the shows that are being performed and some that will open soon in the Garden State along with a local restaurant. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Midtown Men and More 'Galavant in the Garden' for Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

The extraordinary beauty of Jericho Farms, one of Bucks County's most storied estates, and the rocking sounds of a 1960s-pop sensation set the stage for the Third Annual Galavant in the Garden Gala that benefited Bucks County Playhouse. Presented by Playhouse Artists, the non-profit organization that supports the growth and sustainability of the Playhouse, Galavant in the Garden was held on Saturday, September 23 and featured a concert by The Midtown Men, four of the original stars of 'Jersey Boys.' BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

Society of London Theatre Announces Laurence Olivier Bursaries 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Students from drama schools across the UK have been awarded 77,500 worth of bursaries by the Society of London Theatre (SOLT) in order to help them complete their training. (more...)

SenovvA, Inc. and Phoenix Theatre Ensemble Announce Invitation-Only Performances of AMERICAN MOOR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Phoenix Theatre Ensemble and SenovvA, Inc. announce that Keith Hamilton Cobb's explosive American Moor will play for two invitation-only performances at The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, The Pershing Square Signature Center at 480 West 42nd Street on Monday, October 2nd at 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm. (more...)

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW Wiggles This Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Jonathan Rockefeller's critically-acclaimed and Drama Desk nominated The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, will return to New York City for a strictly limited season now through February 4, 2018, at Union Square's DR2 Theatre (103 East 15 Street). (more...)

Graham Norton Returns to Host WEST END BARES 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

The Make A Difference Trust has just announced that following two triumphant years, Graham Norton will return as host of this year's WEST END BARES: RUBY STRIPPERS at the Novello Theatre on Sunday 29 October at 7.00pm and 9.30pm. (more...)

THE CHER SHOW to Premiere in Chicago Next June; Heading to Broadway Fall 2018
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

The Broadway-bound musical THE CHER SHOW, which celebrates the life and music of global superstar Cher, will premiere next June at Chicago's Oriental Theatre. The five-week pre-Broadway engagement will be from June 12 to July 15. The show will then arrive at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre in the fall of 2018 (more...)

Rhys Ifans to Lead A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Old Vic; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Matthew Warchus directs Charles Dickens' timeless classic A Christmas Carol in a joyous new adaptation by Jack Thorne, starring Rhys Ifans as Ebenezer Scrooge, opening at The Old Vic on 29 November with previews from 20 November. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with FROZEN's Charlie Williams
by Broadway's Backbone - Sep 27, 2017

In this episode: James Walsh is a jack of all trades, who masters them all. His newest endeavors include director with 'As Much as I Can,' a theatrical event focusing on HIV infection in the African American community, and as playwright with an original new play beginning previews this weekend at Queens Theatre in the Park. 'Jimmy And Carolyn' is a hysterical, true-to-life world premiere which opens officially September 22nd. Jimmy and wife Carolyn drive from Florida to idyllic Weekapaug, Rhode Island to celebrate Jimmy's birthday at the fancy beach house of their gay son and his life partner from Costa Rica. Once the pepperoni loaf has been devoured, the Italian cookies eaten, the cigarettes smoked, and the Pinot Grigio drunk, amid the laughter, dark truths are exposed as the family struggles to make sense of their irreconcilable memories of the past, and the choices they face as they move forward. In this episode James discusses taking control of ones own career, being impervious to negativity, and the importance of finding the keyhole into the center of your performance. http://queenstheatre.org/jimmy-and-carolyn (more...)

Christie Prades to Play Gloria Estefan in ON YOUR FEET! at the Fabulous Fox This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

The Fabulous Fox Theatre has announced the 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 - will star Cuban-American Broadway actress Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan, and acclaimed stage and television actor Mauricio Martinez, playing Emilio Estefan. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief October 9th, 2017: Elsie Fest, FRANKENSTEIN and {MY LINGERIE PLAY} Open, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Oct 9, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Elsie Fest, FRANKENSTEIN and MY LINGERIE PLAY open, and more! (more...)

Break Out Your Toga! FORUM Returns to Burbank Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

The Tony Award-winning musical comedy A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum hits the Garry Marshall Theatre stage, following Ovation Recommended play Master Class. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at FROM HERE TO ETERNITY at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

The Ogunquit Playhouse is honored to be part of the North American rollout of the new musical From Here to Eternity, on stage now through October 29. The musical is based on the acclaimed novel (which also became a multi-Academy Award-winning film), by James Jones with lyrics by Tim Rice, book by Donald Riceand Bill Oakes and music by Stuart Brayson. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Edward Watts to Go Green in 'THE GRINCH' at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the Globe's 20th annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!* The holiday musical will run November 4 - December 24 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for SOMETHING ROTTEN!, Stopping at Hanover Theatre in February
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

From the director of Aladdin and the co-director of The Book of Mormon, Something Rotten! is Broadway's big, fat hit! (NY Post). Tickets are now on sale for this hilarious smash hit, coming to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts Tuesday, February 20 through Sunday, February 25. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ON YOUR FEET! National Tour, Opening Tonight in Miami
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

The highly anticipated First National Tour of 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 will celebrate its Grand Opening tonight. (more...)

Kristolyn Lloyd, Nick Cordero, Eden Espinosa and More to Sing 'Love Letter to Houston' at Highline Ballroom
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

On Monday, October 30, 2017, Broadway elite, favorites, and newcomers will gather at the Highline Ballroom for one night of unforgettable performances benefiting the victims of Hurricane Harvey. (more...)

BUDDY- THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY Comes to Patchogue Theatre for One Night Only!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story - the show that inspired a generation of multi-million selling juke-box musicals including Jersey Boys, Mamma Mia, Million Dollar Quartet, and We Will Rock You - is back by popular demand and will perform at Patchogue Theatre for one performance only on November 16th at 8pm presented by The Gateway and Patchogue Theatre. Visit PatchogueTheatre.org or call the Box Office 631-207-1313. (more...)

Tickets on Sale 10/15 for THE BODYGUARD at Detroit's Fisher Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Broadway In Detroit is delighted to announce that the first U.S. National tour of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD, will play the Fisher Theatre from January 16 to 28. Tickets start at $39 and go on sale Sunday, October 15 at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787 and online at www.broadwayindetroit.com or www.ticketmaster.com. (more...)

Erin Mackey and Wade McCollum to Lead Private Reading of TILL SOON, ANNE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Erin Mackey (IN TRANSIT, WICKED) and Wade McCollum (ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME) will lead a private reading of TILL SOON, ANNE, a new musical with book and lyrics by Christine Toy Johnson and music by Bobby Cronin on Friday, October 6. (more...)

NYMF's 2017 Gala to Fete Marsha Norman and Charlie Fink
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) will honor Pulitzer Prize, Grammy and Tony Award-winning writer Marsha Norman and NYMF Board of Directors Chair Charlie Fink at its 2017 Gala on Sunday, November 12 at the Edison Ballroom. (more...)

Atlantis Announces Full Cast For MATILDA The Musical; Show Runs 11/10-12/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group (ATEG) is excited to announce the full cast for the internationally-acclaimed musical, MATILDA, inspired by Roald Dahl's beloved book. Composed of some of the finest musical theater talents of the country, the cast is currently deep into rehearsals gearing up for a November 10th opening night at Meralco Theater in Ortigas Center. (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE, CINDERELLA and More Join Broadway In Chicago's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

Broadway In Chicago has announced its 2018 season line-up set to feature two new Pre-Broadway musicals: PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL, based on the beloved Garry Marshall film, and THE CHER SHOW based on the life of the legendary Cher. (more...)

Abingdon Theatre Company Announces Performance-Only Tickets for AND THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company has announced that it is offering a limited number of $250 and $125 tickets for the performance-only portion of their 25th Anniversary Gala on Monday, October 23 at 8PM at The Edison Ballroom (240 W. 47th Street). (more...)

Alex Brightman, Tituss Burgess, Lesli Margherita and More Will Help 'Legends Live On' in ROCKERS ON BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

The Path Fund Inc. has announced the initial list of performers that will appear at the 24th Annual ROCKERS ON BROADWAY: LEGENDS LIVE ON! on Monday, November 13, 2017 at Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker Street) at 8 p.m. (more...)

Eve Ensler's THE FRUIT TRILOGY and More Slated for Abingdon's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company announces the initial lineup for its 25th Anniversary Season. With a list of celebrated and promising new artists, Abingdon Theatre Company's 2017 - 2018 season features premiere productions on the main stage, a one-night-only gala event honoring and featuring legendary artists, and ongoing initiatives fostering the work of emerging theater-makers. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Reading Of New Musical About Maria Montessori
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

La Dottoressa, a new musical about the feminist, scientist, educator, mother and advocate for world peace, Maria Montessori, presents a reading at Lincoln Center on Friday, October 20 at 3pm. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Harvey Evans
by Broadway's Backbone - Oct 18, 2017

In this episode: James Walsh is a jack of all trades, who masters them all. His newest endeavors include director with 'As Much as I Can,' a theatrical event focusing on HIV infection in the African American community, and as playwright with an original new play beginning previews this weekend at Queens Theatre in the Park. 'Jimmy And Carolyn' is a hysterical, true-to-life world premiere which opens officially September 22nd. Jimmy and wife Carolyn drive from Florida to idyllic Weekapaug, Rhode Island to celebrate Jimmy's birthday at the fancy beach house of their gay son and his life partner from Costa Rica. Once the pepperoni loaf has been devoured, the Italian cookies eaten, the cigarettes smoked, and the Pinot Grigio drunk, amid the laughter, dark truths are exposed as the family struggles to make sense of their irreconcilable memories of the past, and the choices they face as they move forward. In this episode James discusses taking control of ones own career, being impervious to negativity, and the importance of finding the keyhole into the center of your performance. http://queenstheatre.org/jimmy-and-carolyn (more...)

Rock & Roll Stars of the 1960's Come to the Schuster Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Some of the biggest rock and roll stars of the sixties will appear in concert at the Mead Theatre of The Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center on Friday, October 27th at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

MADAGASCAR to Move It, Move It at Bristol Hippodrome Next Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Go Wild! as Selladoor Worldwide and Hartshorn - Hook announce that their brand-new stage adaptation Madagascar - A Musical Adventure is coming out of the zoo and onto a stage near you, opening at Wimbledon New Theatre on 16 July 2018 prior to a UK Tour. (more...)

RENT 20th Anniversary Tour on Sale at The Hanover Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the RENT 20thAnniversary Tour at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, playing Thursday, April 5 through Sunday, April 8, 2018. RENT is generously sponsored by Baystate Savings, with media support from 96-1 WSRS. (more...)

Photo Flash: Michael Campayno, Rachelle Rak, James Whiteside and More Perform at HERO Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

The HIV Experience Resources Organization (HERO) presented, in association with Stage 48, 'The Fourth Annual Broadway and Ballet, HERO Awards' to benefit HERO, an organization that helps newly diagnosed and people living with HIV/AIDS. Below, BroadwayWorld has photos from the event, which featured ABT star James Whiteside, Broadway legend Rachelle Rak, Broadway star Michael Campayno and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal with Nick Adams, Katie Thompson, and More in AND THE WORLD GOES ROUND
by Walter McBride - Oct 17, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company has a star-studded gala in the works featuring a musical revue with some of Broadway's best and brightest. BroadwayWorld recently went into the rehearsal room, check out the photos below! (more...)

Industry Exclusive: The Story of Music Publisher Martin Bandier and His Tempting Broadway Opportunity
by Jay Landers - Oct 16, 2017

What do the Beatles, Dylan, Sting, Stones, Beyonc , Gaga, Madonna, the Taylors (Swift and James), Queen, Elvis, Bowie, Pink, Adele, the Monkees and Snoop Dog all have in common? (more...)

Potter Play PUFFS to Present Reading of 'DUDE, WHERE'S MY FANTASTIC BEAST?'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic - which recently celebrated its one-year anniversary as a hit Off Broadway - will hold its 'November Fan Appreciation Night' on Wednesday, November 1 at 8:00 PM. The evening will feature a special reading of a new play by Matt Cox in the Puffs family, 'Dude, Where's My Fantastic Beast or; 30 Short Films About Magical New York in 1926 When a Puff Came for a Quick Visit and the Disaster that Followed...Film 1 of 5.' (more...)

THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY Comes to Patchogue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) and The Gateway are proud to present Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story; the show that inspired a generation of multi-million selling juke-box musicals including Jersey Boys, Mamma Mia, Million Dollar Quartet, and We Will Rock You. The nationally touring production is back by popular demand and will be co-presented with The Gateway at Patchogue Theatre for one night only on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. (more...)

The Barricade Boys Are Throwing a Christmas Party
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Do you hear the people sing? Yes! Fabulous harmonies, incredible vocals, dashing good looks and fantastic personalities! Stars of Les Mis rables, THE BARRICADE BOYS - Scott Garnham, Simon Schofield, Kieran Brown & Craig Mather - invite you to a Christmas party packed with a stocking full of festive family favourites, as they celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. (more...)

Q44 Will Present First Development Piece NK: A KAZANTZAKIAN MONTAGE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2017

On the 60th anniversary of his death, Q44 Theatre in agreement with the Kazantzakian Estate Athens, presents the world premiere of NK: A Kazantzakian Montage, an exploration of the life and work of Crete's most famous writer Nikos Kazantzakis. (more...)

Michael Campayno, Rachelle Rak, James Whiteside and More to Perform at HERO Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

The HIV Experience Resources Organization (HERO) will present, in association with Stage 48, 'The Fourth Annual Broadway and Ballet, HERO Awards.' The event will benefit HERO, a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization that helps newly diagnosed and people living with HIV/AIDS. (more...)

BWW Interview: Rick Elice Talks JERSEY BOYS at State Theatre NJ 10/13 to 10/15
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 13, 2017

State Theatre New Jersey has an exciting schedule of Broadway shows this season on the New Brunswick stage. Kicking off the line-up is the New Jersey Premiere of 'Jersey Boys' from October 13 to October 15. Broadwayworld.com had the fascinating opportunity to interview Rick Elice, who co-wrote the book for 'Jersey Boys' along with Marshall Brickman. (more...)

The Hanover Theatre to Offer Accessible Performances, Including Sensory-Friendly A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

In keeping with their mission to foster a love for the arts and to provide access to the performing arts to all persons, The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts has announced its schedule of accessible performances for their upcoming Broadway Series and additional shows. (more...)

Michael Watson, Simon Bailey, Declan Egan, and Lewis Griffiths to Lead JERSEY BOYS Tour; 12 Extra Dates Added
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Due to overwhelming demand, a further 12 dates have been announced for the second UK & Ireland Tour of the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning musical Jersey Boys, taking the tour through to March 2019. (more...)

The Hanover Theatre Welcomes New General Manager
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts has announced that Glen Grusmark has joined the theatre in the newly created position of general manager. Grusmark will oversee day-to-day operations of the 2,300-seat theatre. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for ON YOUR FEET at Hobby Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

BBVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center is pleased to announce that the Houston 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 will star Cuban-American Broadway actress Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan, and acclaimed stage and television actor Mauricio Martinez, playing Emilio Estefan. (more...)

The Muny Announces 100th Season With 7 Shows Including Jerome Robbins' Broadway, Gypsy, Jersey Boys, Meet Me In St. Louis, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

The Muny announced today its epic seven-show 100th season in Forest Park. Befitting this historic year, The Muny will be the first theatre in the U.S. to produce two Tony award-winning Best Musicals: Jersey Boys and Jerome Robbins' Broadway. (more...)

Abanar Dance Company Presents SALT WATER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Abanar Dance Company presents the World Premiere of Salt Water on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 8pm at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, NYC. (more...)

Abanar Dance Company Presents the World Premiere of Dance Film SALT WATER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Abanar Dance Company presents the World Premiere of Salt Water on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 8pm at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, NYC. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 10, 2017
by - Oct 10, 2017

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

Tickets Now On Sale for JERSEY BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the hit musical Jersey Boys, returning to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts Thursday, March 15 through Sunday, March 18, 2018. Jersey Boys is generously sponsored by Cornerstone Bank and Reliant Medical Group. with media support from 96-1 WSRS. (more...)

Greasepaint Presents THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2017

Greasepaint Theatre presents the musical comedy, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa with book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice. The show runs October 20 through 29, 2017 at Stagebrush Theatre, 7020 E. 2nd St. in Scottsdale. (more...)

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