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Based on the stories of Rudyard Kipling

How did the Elephant get his trunk?br

How did the Leopard get his spots?br

How did the Rhinoceros get his skin?brbr

In the "Just So Stories," Rudyard Kipling created a magical world as he told his daughter fables of the animal kingdom. In "Just So," George Stiles and Anthony Drewe ("Honk!") have created a new musical that weaves five of Mr. Kipling's most famous tales together into a fanciful lesson about personal courage, individuality and friendship.

Meet The New West End Cast Of WICKED!
by Emma Watkins - Sep 7, 2017

A major cast change in a long-running musical means it's time for a return visit! The latest Wicked cast took over on 24 July, and BroadwayWorld chatted to several of them after a recent performance (more...)

Solo Artist Venomisto Releases Sophomore Effort 'Sevens or Better'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Solo artist VENOMISTO has released his second EP, Sevens or Better. This latest offering features original compositions ranging from four-on-the-floor dance numbers, to vibrant tropical soundscapes, to otherworldly post-apocalyptic epics. (more...)

BWW Review: HARRY POTTER IN CONCERT Brings Magic to Audiences at JPAS
by Heidi Scheuermann - Sep 7, 2017

This past weekend, Jefferson Performing Arts Society (JPAS) in partnership with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO), created the most magical and beautiful synergy of cinema and music that I have ever experienced.  I'm not even exaggerating!  I think I can speak for the rest of the audience as well when I say this the very best way (not only way, because it doesn't happen often enough) to experience the world that author J.K. Rowling created.  While Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone played on the big screen, the LPO was dressed in black with their instruments held high as they played the ENTIRE score from the very first twinkle to the end credits.   (more...)

HARD WORKING AMERICANS Come to Fox Theatre 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

In the course of popular music history, the breakthrough albums for several legendary artists were live recordings, most famously At Fillmore East by The Allman Brothers Band, Frampton Comes Alive by Peter Frampton, and Alive by KISS. Now four decades later, history seems poised to repeat itself with the release of We're All In This Together, the powerful, new live album by Hard Working Americans. (more...)

Kate Atkinson and Karen Harris' PART OF THE PLAN Set to Debut at Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 6, 2017

Though it may not have started out that way - and it was never a part of their plan - Kate Atkinson and Karen Harris, the two women who are responsible for bringing the new musical Part of the Plan to life onstage, may be proof positive that women, indeed, are getting the job done. (more...)

MAMMA MIA 5: Chaffin's Barn's Austin Olive
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 4, 2017

In the coming days, leading up to opening night on Thursday, September 7, members of the cast take on our Mamma Mia 5 questions, to offer up some reasons for you to make sure you're in their audience through October 21. Today's edition features one of Nashville's most popular and in-demand actors, the talented Austin Olive. (more...)

BWW Interview: Barbara Walsh of ANGELS IN AMERICA at Actors Theatre Of Louisville
by Taylor Clemons - Sep 30, 2017

The legendary Tony Nominee Barbara Walsh took time to sit and chat about her latest project and her vast career. (more...)

Casting Announced For QUAINT HONOUR at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Presented for the first time since its world premiere in 1958 and celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act of 1967 which decriminalised homosexuality in the UK, Quaint Honour by Roger Gellert runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 29 October 2017. (more...)

Ayad Akhtar And Lucas Hnath To Be Honored With Steinberg Playwright Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust today announced that Pulitzer-prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar and 2017 Tony Award-nominated playwright Lucas Hnath are the recipients of 2017 Steinberg Playwright Awards. (more...)

BWW Interview: Joe Bailey of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW at The Ringwald Theatre & The Fun Things Planned For Their First Time!
by Katie Laban - Sep 26, 2017

It's astounding! The Ringwald Theatre is finally taking on The Rocky Horror Show for the first time with performances beginning Friday, September 29th in Ferndale. It has been years in the making and we have lots of fun things planned, said director Joe Bailey. We are going to try to do little nods to the film and, of course, put a little Ringwald spin on it. (more...)

BWW Interview: Scott Hyder
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Sep 25, 2017

I have seen Scott this year in two different productions of Gypsy. He played the character Herbie in both of them. I'm inordinately fond of that show and have been a little in love with Herbie since I first saw the film sometime in the late '60s, with Karl Malden in the role. There have been many fine Herbies along the way, but none hit as many of the character's emotional and dramatic notes as did Scott in both productions, even surpassing Malden, in my view. (more...)

WonderQuest's JUNGLE BOOK Opens This Week!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

WonderQuest goes WILD with an adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic story THE JUNGLE BOOK, opening this week (more...)

BWW Review: ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE Shines at The Merry – Go – Round Playhouse
by Natasha Ashley - Sep 23, 2017

The Merry - Go - Round Playhouse in Auburn, New York ends their 2017 season with Always...Patsy Cline the musical based on a true story of the legendary Patsy Cline. The show shines light on the talented singer Patsy Cline and the memorable music she brought to the country music industry during her very short life. Director Douglas S. Hall brings the toe-tappin' and comedic musical to life with the two stellar female cast members (more...)

BroadwayWorld UK Awards 2017: Alistair Wilkinson's Nominations
by Alistair Wilkinson - Sep 23, 2017

BWW reviewer Alistair Wilkinson puts forward his nominations for the 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards! (more...)

Phish Announces New Year's Eve MSG 2017 Dates
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Phish will once again celebrate New Year's Eve with a four-night run at New York City's Madison Square Garden, set for Thursday, December 28th through Sunday, December 31st. The four shows will bring the band's total performances at the world famous arena to a remarkable 56 in the years since their MSG debut in December 1994. (more...)

BWW Interview: Three-Time Oliver Winner Maria Friedman on Her Debut at Feinstein's/54 Below and Exploring the Work of the Greats
by Courtney Savoia - Sep 19, 2017

Three-time Oliver Award winner Maria Friedman (The Woman in White, Ragtime, Passion) will be making her Feinstein's/54 Below solo debut this September! This talented British actress and director will be performing the music of two legends close to her heart Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim -- in her show, Lenny & Steve. The evening will be a celebration of their brilliant work and the powerful influence they've had on not only musical theatre history, but the ability to reach humanity at every level. (more...)

Toby Jones, Zoe Wanamaker and Stephen Mangan Star In Revival of Pinter's THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Sonia Friedman Productions is thrilled to announce a new production of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party which will run at the Harold Pinter Theatre, 60 years since the play's debut, from 9 January to 14 April 2018 with an Opening Night on Thursday 18 January 2018. Tickets go on sale today at midday, with priority booking from 9am. (more...)

Peel the Power! BANANAMAN THE MUSICAL Flies to London this Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Bananaman, the Man-of-Peel, is a unique member of the superhero ranks. Our handsome hero may have a jaw line you can see from space and sport the snazziest of tight lycra outfits, but this superhero has 'the muscles of 20 men and the brain of 20 mussels.' Which isn't much. (more...)

Electric Forest & More Premiere Video Message For National Suicide Prevention Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Yesterday, Electric Forest (EF) – together with non-profit partner To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA) and EF2017 performer Bassnectar - released a video in recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10) and National Suicide Prevention Week (September 10 – September 16). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at World Premiere of GILGAMESH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2017

Gilgamesh the world premiere of a new queer play told in verse by Piers Beckley, directed by Ray Shell, is the story of Gilgamesh and his best friend and lover Enkidu. How the two men fought the demon Humbaba and the Bull of Heaven. How they lived, loved, and died. It is about the most important of questions: What does it mean to live forever? (more...)

Stiles & Drewe to be Joined by Aled Jones to Celebrate 50 Years of The Watermill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

The multi award-winning musical theatre writing partnership George Stiles and Anthony Drewe will be joined by singer, radio and TV presenter Aled Jones on Sunday 15 October at 2.30pm at The Watermill Theatre for a special event to celebrate the theatre's 50th anniversary year. (more...)

White Bear Theatre Presents the World Premiere of GILGAMESH
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Gilgamesh the world premiere of a new queer play told in verse by Piers Beckley, directed by Ray Shell, is the story of Gilgamesh and his best friend and lover Enkidu. How the two men fought the demon Humbaba and the Bull of Heaven. How they lived, loved, and died. It is about the most important of questions: What does it mean to live forever? (more...)

BWW Review: Close Up ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA at Folger Theatre
by Roger Catlin - Oct 18, 2017

A condensed 'Antony and Cleopatra' at the Folger Theatre still has time for a couple of ensemble dance numbers straight out of 'Solid Gold,' a battle scene that's almost as well choreographed and a whole lot of kissing. (more...)

BWW Review: BenDeLaCreme and ACTLab's BEWARE THE TERROR OF GAYLORD MANOR a Spooky, Kooky Cabaret
by Amelia Reynolds - Oct 17, 2017

BenDeLaCreme is a drag queen with a knack for the holidays--she leads the fantastic annual Homo for the Holidays (coming this Christmas!) and memorably played a craggy old lady with a disembodied head for a daughter on some TV show with RuPaul (per the Playbill). This season, in collaboration with ACTLab, DeLa wrote and directed an orange-and-black variety show that errs on the treat side of the bargain. While not always spooky, Beware the Terror of Gaylord Manor is a Frankenstein's monster of camp, striptease, burlesque, comedy, multiple personalities, and other monsters. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jordan Fisher Talks Life-Changing DWTS' Experience, HAMILTON & More
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 16, 2017

Today, Fisher takes a moment out of his busy rehearsal schedule to speak with BWW about his life-changing experience on DANCING WITH THE STARS, his burgeoning music career and his strong desire to one day return to the place he calls 'home,' the Broadway stage. (more...)

Greenhouse Theater Center Announces Artists & Mentors for THE TRELLIS RESIDENCY INITIATIVE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Following an open submission process, Greenhouse Theater Center is pleased to announce the seven artists chosen for THE TRELLIS RESIDENCY INITIATIVE, a new professional development program led by Artistic Director Jacob Harvey and Literary Manager Nick Thornton. (more...)

Jay Som Release Japanese Breakfast-Directed Video for 'The Bus Song'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Earlier this year, Jay Som - a.k.a. singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Melina Duterte - announced her breakout debut album Everybody Works alongside its lead single 'The Bus Song.' Today the song that kicked it all off, left fans proclaiming their love for public transportation and has amassed over 1 million streams to date gets its own music video. As a partnership with Amazon Originals, produced by House of Nod, and directed by Melina's friend and former touring mate Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast, 'The Bus Song' finds Melina, her band members, friends and fellow Bay Area-area musicians including Plush, Future Shapes and No Vacation galavanting around their hometown. Watch the video HERE or on Amazon Music HERE. (more...)

Broadway's Lea Salonga to Release New Album of Traditional Filipino Songs, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Her powerful emotional ties and artful interpretation shine on Bahaghari ( Rainbow ; release: November 3, 2017, via Naxos Distribution), GLP Music's latest release chronicling the traditional songs of the island nation. (more...)

BWW Interview: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM's Shalita Grant Talks Return to Theater
by Leigh Scheps - Jul 31, 2017

'It's a gift to come back. Shakespeare's hard,' Grant says of her return to theater. She hasn't performed Shakespeare since 2011 and hasn't been on a stage since 2014. 'I feel like an artist again.' (more...)

Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic Release MANFRED SYMPHONY, 8/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Russian conductor Semyon Bychkov and the Czech Philharmonic's recording of Tchaikovsky's Manfred Symphony is released on Tuesday, August 25, as Volume 2 in The Tchaikovsky Project, their recording cycle on Decca Classics that will encompass the composer's complete symphonies and piano concertos, as well as selected orchestral works. The cycle was launched in October 2016 with a recording of the composer's Sixth Symphony (“Pathétique”) and Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture. Pre-orders are available now through Amazon and iTunes. (more...)

WATCH: Kesha Performs 'Praying' Live
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017 reports that Kesha has performed her new song “Praying” for the first time ever, in front of an intimate crowd at YouTube Space LA. (more...)

WAR HORSE Author Michael Morpurgo Talks Links with The Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

As rehearsals start in Canterbury for the National Theatre's War Horse, author Michael Morpurgo has been speaking about his links with the city. (more...)

BWW Interview: Andy Mientus Talks BURN ALL NIGHT, Apocalyptic Themes, and More!
by Alan Henry - Aug 25, 2017

Andy Mientus' BURN ALL NIGHT is heating up the dance floor at the American Reperatory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts. BroadwayWorld sat down to talk with Mientus about the show, it's apocalyptic themes, and people's public and private selves. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

BWW Review: Cristin Milioti Takes You Along For the Ride in Her Warm, Intimate Set at Joe's Pub
by Audrey Moyce - Aug 23, 2017

Cristin Milioti's career has spanned film, television, theater, and music. Though I, personally, know her work solely from her season on HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, I had heard of the roles she originated in both ONCE on Broadway, as well as David Bowie & Enda Walsh's LAZARUS at New York Theatre Workshop. So when I went to her concert at Joe's Pub on August 17, I had no doubt that I was in for a virtuosic performance of sorts. (more...)

Sony/ATV's Latin Division Heading for Record-Breaking Year
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Sony/ATV Music Publishing's Latin music division is heading for a record-breaking year following the success of the global phenomenon “Despacito” and a large number of other hits. (more...)

BWW Interview: Megan Lione is Enlightened by RAGTIME at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Christopher Castanho - Aug 21, 2017

Stephen Flaherty's catchy and powerful melodies and Lynn Ahren's poignant lyrics 'It was the music of something beginning, an era exploding, a century spinning. In riches and rags, and in rhythm and rhyme. The people called it Ragtime.' can be heard at Maine's very own Ogunquit Playhouse running now until August 26th. I was lucky enough to sit down and chat with ensemble member Megan Lione to talk about how the story of Ragtime is more important than ever, as it is a piece of theatre that discusses diversity, inclusion, and love. Lione says 'The cast is incredible, all ages and backgrounds. It's really amazing.' (more...)

BWW Feature: Broadway's Ricky Ubeda and Amy Yakima Give Advice To This Season's Contestants of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE
by Gianluca Russo - Aug 21, 2017

As anticipated, season 14 of So You Think You Can Dance is rounding out to be a talented-packed hit. From contemporary, to ballroom, to hip hop, we can't wait to see this phenomenal group of dancers knocked it out of the park. Behind the glitz and glamour, however, is an intensive and exhausted rehearsal process each week. Having been through it themselves, Broadway's Ricky Ubeda, season 11 winner of SYTYCD, and Amy Yakima, season 10 winner, chatted with us about their advice for newcomers and how the show changed their entire life. (more...)

BWW Interview: Will Shupe of BILLY ELLIOT at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center
by Cary Ginell - Aug 20, 2017

Versatile actor Will Shupe moonlights as a set designer. Some of his secrets are revealed in this fascinating interview. (more...)

BWW Review: THE NEW CABARET Is a Splendid Addition to 'Night Music' Series at Stratford Festival's Forum
by Lauren Gienow - Aug 2, 2017

With the 2017 season of the Stratford Festival in full swing, and locals and visitors alike enjoying the glorious theatrical productions on stage at the Festival, Avon, Tom Patterson and Studio Theatres. It is important to note that there is far more than just theatre for audiences to enjoy at the Festival. 'The Forum', now in its 5th year, provides additional interactive programming of talks, panels, lunches, musical performances, and behind the scenes glimpses into the Festival's 65th season. (more...)

BWW Review: The Theoretical Existence that is Nu•ance Theatre Co.'s PROOF
by Kristen Morale - Aug 19, 2017

Now being performed by the Nu•ance Theatre Co. (in association with John DeSotelle Studio) and under the direction of John DeSotelle, Proof is the Pulitzer-Prize winning play by David Auburn that provides audiences with much to think about…even if we understand little of the actual theorems themselves. This entire show is wonderful in that it equates the universality of math with the very specifics of how people live their lives - simple numbers that take the place of human emotions to the point where people are trying to prove theorems over love - trying to make equations work over how they should be functioning. It is a play that not only seeks to prove an equation that can exist as perfect, but also proves how imperfect we are in the face of ourselves and others. It is the perfect theoretical to what reality has given to these characters, and what ensues cannot be witnessed with anything less than pure fascination. (more...)

VIDEO: VOICEPLAY Premieres A Capella MOANA Medley Featuring Rachel Potter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Orlando, Florida's a cappella sensation VOICEPLAY has teamed up with Broadway star RACHEL POTTER (The Addams Family, Evita) to present a medley of songs from the Disney smash MOANA. (more...)

Indie Americana Artist Lisa Bouchelle Tops 1 Million Streams
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Lipstick Tomboy, the latest EP release from rising Americana /Alt-Country artist Lisa Bouchelle, has now surpassed 1.1 million streams on Spotify, with over 35,000 monthly listeners. (more...)

BWW Interview: Paris Remillard Is Getting Into THIS (and That) This Summer at Barrington Stage Company
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 15, 2017

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, is wrapping up its summer season with This, written by Obie Award-winner Melissa James Gibson and directed by Louisa Proske. After receiving rave reviews during its off Broadway run in 2009, the play arrived on the St. Germain Satge, where it will run through August 27. (more...)

BWW Review: Fortune Wags Its Tail at Element Theatre Company's SYLVIA
by Kristen Morale - Aug 13, 2017

With time spent on Broadway, off-Broadway and on stages from France to China, A.R. Gurney's Sylvia is now in performances at Elements Theatre Company at Rock Harbor. It is the epitome of taking something that is seemingly normal and turning it into a drama-filled, heartfelt tale of what it means to be (and feel) human. Directed by Danielle Dwyer, CJ and in memory of the late Gurney, this show truly goes above and beyond to tell a story that is so much more than that of a dog who finds an aging man in the park, followed by his wife's jealousy of his affection towards this stray. It is a touching story about the indisputable need to be loved, and how figuring out why we love the way we do concerns so much more than the bond man shares with his canine friend. (more...)

KIKO BOKSINGERO, A Small Film That Almost Didn't Happen
by Oliver Oliveros - Aug 12, 2017

A small film with a big heart, 'Kiko Boksingero' (Kiko, The Boxer), a film by debuting full-length feature filmmaker Thop Nazareno, a multimedia arts graduate from the College of Saint Benilde, is one of this year's top-grossing entries at the Cinemalaya: Philippine Independent Film Festival, which closes today at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and select Ayala mall cinemas. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 11, 2017

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 Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)

BWW Interview: Trevor Michael Schmidt Seizes the Day in NEWSIES at MTWichita
by Christopher Castanho - Aug 11, 2017

Recent graduate of Florida State University's Musical Theatre program, Trevor Michael Schmidt is currently seizing the day in Music Theatre Wichita's production of 'Newsies' as 'Crutchie' the sickly boy with a big heart. Schmidt has been a company member in MTWichita's whole summer season and is wrapping up his stay in Kansas by telling the Newsboy strike of 1899. (more...)

CRADLE TWO GRAVE, About Twin Sisters Grappling with Mental Illness, to Close Corkscrew Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Corkscrew Theater Festival presents the world premiere of Cradle Two Grave, written and directed by Morgaine Gooding-Silverwood. (more...)

Centric PLM Helps Mud Pie Get Set for Speed
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017


BWW Review: The "Hart" of Theater Beats for Peregrine's CHICAGO
by Kristen Morale - Aug 10, 2017

When the unconquerable Billy Flynn and the ensemble sing of that "old razzle dazzle," they sing of corruption and deceit - of wicked things turned into truth when presented in just the right light. Under the pretense of being decent in a world of easy exploitation and unremorseful women, Billy's smile is a falsity he doesn't care to hide - his performance as showy as the lights which illuminate the stage. Transforming the lives of the potentially dead murderesses of Chicago into a form of entertainment for the masses is manipulation at its core - it is just one of the reasons Kander and Ebb's Chicago has remained one of our favorite musicals for so long. Now, we can all be grateful for Peregrine Theatre Ensemble's current production of the longest running American musical in Broadway history, happening right in the heart of Provincetown. (more...)

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