Legally Blonde on Tour

High School Musicals: What Are the Top Shows for Schools?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2019

From Broadway superstars to Broadway super fans; Tony winners to Tony viewers- most lovers of the arts can trace their passion back to humble origins- their high school theatre programs. According to the 2018 EDTA High School Play survey, over 26,000 US high schools have a theatre program, which means that hundreds of thousands of teenagers are bit by the theatre bug every year. (more...)

BWW Album Review: MYTHIC (Original London Cast Recording) Delivers Bland Pop Schmaltz
by David Clarke - Mar 8, 2019

Musicals inspired by the Greek myths are a dime a dozen, and Marcus Stevens' and Oran Eldor's MYTHIC is just another entry in that overpopulated canon. Despite the overzealous ebullience and mirth laced into every track on MYTHIC (Original London Cast Recording), the recording offers nothing more than bland pop schmaltz. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Ladies of CHICK FLICK Celebrate Opening Night!
by Linda Lenzi - Mar 8, 2019

Chick Flick the Musical a new musical comedy with book, music and lyrics by Suzy Conn (Suffra-Jets; The Mercer Girls), just opened last night, March 7, at The Westside Theatre (407 W. 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Check out photos from the big night below! (more...)

Staples Players Presents CURTAINS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Blend the intrigue of a whodunit with the belly laughs of brilliant comedy, add a catchy score and rousing Old Hollywood-meets-Old-West dance numbers, and you've got a recipe for Staples Players next smash hit: Curtains. Will Lieutenant Cioffi solve the murder mystery, fall for a starlet, be stage struck . . . or maybe all three? Come see this enchanting show, which was the final project of Kander and Ebb-the songwriting team behind Cabaret and Chicago. David Roth (SHS '84) and Kerry Long (SHS '97) co-direct the cast of 46 in six performances from March 15 to 23. (more...)

WSRep Announces Casting For EMMA! A POP MUSICAL At Raue Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Williams Street Repertory (Founding Artistic Director, Richard Kuranda**), McHenry County's growing professional theater company, is excited to announce 'Emma! A Pop Musical,' is coming to the stage in downtown Crystal Lake this spring. This production is the first in a series of high profile theatre projects that will welcome talent from the region and around the world. This sparkling new musical based on Jane Austen's classic novel opens on March 29, 2019 and runs select dates through April 20, 2019 at Raue Center For The Arts. (more...)

Edward Watts and Ellie Fishman Lead Goodspeed's THE MUSIC MAN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

River City's about to get the last thing they expected ? and the very thing they need ? in The Music Man. Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2019 season with the rip-roarin' dance-filled classic running April 12 - June 20 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be May 1, 2019]. (more...)

Lindsey Alley to Star in BLOOD, SWEAT & MOUSEKETEARS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Laurie Beechman Theatre, presents LINDSEY ALLEY in "BLOOD, SWEAT & MOUSEKETEARS...Now with all NEW Sweat!" on Friday, April 12th & Saturday, April 13th, 2019 at 7 p.m. During this memorable evening of booze, belting and belly laughs, former-Mouseketeer Lindsey Alley (who performed alongside Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Ryan Gosling and Keri Russell on the Disney Channel's "All New Mickey Mouse Club") takes us on a comedic musical journey...and her hilarious quest for the elusive "Happily Ever After." (more...)

Tweet, Tweet: BroadwayWorld's Must-Follow Twitter Accounts in 2019
by BWW Special - Mar 7, 2019

Twitter users, check out your next list of must-follow accounts for 2019! (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 3/7: CHICK FLICK and FLEABAG Open Off-Broadway, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 7, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! We're almost to Friday! Power through the end of your week with today's top Broadway stories! (more...)

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 6, 2019

Chick Flick the Musical a new musical comedy with book, music and lyrics by Suzy Conn (Suffra-Jets; The Mercer Girls), is set to open tomorrow, March 7, at The Westside Theatre (407 W. 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 3/6: Olivier Nominees, MAGIC MIKE Auditions, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 6, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Happy Wednesday! The week is halfway over and we've got a slew of Broadway stories for you to catch up on! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of MTC's INK, Led By Jonny Lee Miller and Bertie Carvel!
by Walter McBride - Mar 6, 2019

MTC's INK will begin previews Tuesday, April 2 prior to a Wednesday, April 24 opening night at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

BWW TV: Stop the Presses! Bertie Carvel, Jonny Lee Miller & More Get Ready to Bring INK to Broadway
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 6, 2019

Rehearsals are underway for MTC's INK, which will begin previews Tuesday, April 2 prior to a Wednesday, April 24 opening night at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Two-time Olivier Award winner Bertie Carvel (Matilda) will reprise his Olivier Award-winning performance as Rupert Murdoch and Olivier Award winner Jonny Lee Miller ('Elementary,' Frankenstein) will play the editor of The Sun, Larry Lamb. (more...)

by Christian Ranke - Mar 5, 2019


Harris Center To Present The National Tour Of LEGALLY BLONDE--The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

OMG! Based on the 2001 film, Legally Blonde-The Musical is a journey from the sorority house to the halls of justice. Elle Woods appears to have it all, until her boyfriend dumps her to attend Harvard Law. Determined to get him back, Elle uses her ingenuity and charm to get into Harvard too, tackling stereotypes, snobbery and scandal along the way. Legally Blonde-The Musical is "a high-energy… hymn to the glories of girlishness" (New York Times). (more...)

BWW TV: Omigod You Guys! Watch Carrie St. Louis, Bobby Conte Thornton, Dan DeLuca & More Belt Out LEGALLY BLONDE at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 5, 2019

OMIGOD YOU GUYS! The songs of Legally Blonde: The Musical just hit the Feinstein's/54 Below stage. On Sunday night, Carrie St. Louis led a cast of Broadway and tour favorites in the music of the 7-time Tony-nominated hit musical. (more...)

by Walter McBride - Mar 5, 2019


Cherry Lane To Host Talk Back Panel THE INFLUENCE OF INFLUENCERS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

Cherry Lane Theatre will host a post-show panel: The Influence of Influencers, after the performance ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED, a new play by Matt Williams on Saturday, March 9 at 9pm. The panel will feature social media influencers Ari Freedy (@arifreedy), Lillian Isabella (@LillianIsabela), Laura Haywood (@broadwaygirlnyc), Jordan Mericle (@jordanmericlemusic), and Matisse Williams (@tisse) and at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Manhattan). (more...)

BWW Blog: Omigod! First Time Working in Professional Theatre
by Student Blogger: Laken Burkhardt - Mar 4, 2019

When you are a college student, sometimes you get the opportunity to work professional events that may come through your theatre on campus. I recently got the experience of working my first union gig for a national touring company that came through my town, and working on that type of theatre is much different than working a normal college show. I felt like a small kid learning all kinds of new information - impressed and terrified at the same time. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Betsy Wolfe, Katrina Lenk & Many More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2019

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. After Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Highlights this week include Betsy Wolfe, Katrina Lenk, Broadway Sings Adele and more. (more...)

VIDEO: The Cast of THE OTHER JOSH COHEN Performs and Discusses the Show at Google Talks
by Stage Tube - Mar 2, 2019

The cast of off-Broadway hit musical The Other Josh Cohen recently appeared at Google Talks. (more...)

Alice Ripley & More Join Judging Panel For SOUND BITES 6.0
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Theatre Now New York (TNNY) is pleased to announce the official judging panel for SOUND BITES 6.0, the Sixth Annual Festival of 10-Minute Musicals, which is scheduled for Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 7pm at Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67th Street, New York, NY 10023.  (more...)

Riverside Theatre Stages Ever-Charming LEGALLY BLONDE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Riverside Theatre present the effervescent award-winning musical, Legally Blonde. Sponsored by The O'Haire Group-Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers Group, Legally Blonde performs on the Stark Stage from April 16 - May 5, 2019. Legally Blonde is a co-production between Riverside Theatre and the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia.   (more...)

WHITE CHRISTMAS Will Play At The Dominion Theatre This Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Jamie Wilson, Mark Goucher, Gavin Kalin and Kevin McCollum will present the spectacular new Made at Curve production of Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS at London's Dominion Theatre from Friday 15 November 2019 Saturday 4 January 2020, with a press night on Monday 25 November 2019. Tickets on sale Monday 25 March 2019 at 10.00am. (more...)

ANNIE Comes To Storyhouse Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

It's less than one week until family favourite Annie the musical arrives in Chester to entertain audiences. (more...)

South Florida's Slow Burn Theatre Stages 9-5 THE MUSICAL At Broward Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Slow Burn Theatre Company and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts present the Tony Award-nominated musical 9 to 5 in the Amaturo Theatre Thursday, March 28 through Sunday, April 14. (more...)

Bob Newhart to Join Nashville Comedy Festival
by TV News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

The Nashville Comedy Festival is excited to announce the addition of legendary comedy icon Bob Newhart to their 2019 lineup. Newhart is set to bring his award-winning stand-up comedy to TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall Wednesday, April 10th at 7pm. (more...)

PRETTY WOMAN Releases New Block of Tickets and Announces New Performance Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

A new block of tickets for PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL goes on sale Tuesday, March 19, 2019, for performances through Sunday, January 5, 2020. Tickets are available at and the Nederlander Theatre Box Office (208 W 41 St). (more...)

MEAN GIRLS, THE BAND'S VISIT, And More Announced For 2019/20 Broadway Philadelphia Season At Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and The Shubert Organization announced today the 2019/20 Broadway Philadelphia season, featuring a brilliant lineup of Tony Award -winning productions and the latest Broadway blockbusters. (more...)

MEAN GIRLS Star Kate Rockwell To Present Solo Concert BACK TO MY ROOTS At The Loft At City Winery
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Mean Girls star Kate Rockwell just announced her upcoming solo concert, Back To My Roots, based off her solo album of the same name, at The Loft at City Winery on April 22. (more...)

Tickets For Un-Common Theatre's LEGALLY BLONDE On Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Tickets are now available for The Un-Common Theatre Company's Spring Production of Legally Blonde the Musical being presented at The Marilyn Performing Arts Center (formerly The Orpheum), in Foxboro, April 5-7.  (more...)

MEAN GIRLS, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, SUMMER, FROZEN, and More Announced for Broadway in Chicago 2019/2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce its next season will feature the Pre-Broadway world premiere ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME, OSLO, MEAN GIRLS, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL and Disney's FROZEN. The off-season specials will include: AN EVENING WITH C.S. LEWIS STARRING DAVID PAYNE, IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS and THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. Current subscribers can now renew by visiting or calling (312) 977-1717. (more...)

Photo Coverage: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Opens at The John W. Theater Northport
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 17, 2019

The John W. Engeman Theater presents A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER. Performances began on Thursday, March 14 and run through Sunday, April 28, 2019. (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars Announces Nominations For The 17th Annual Tommy Tune Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2019

High school students, teachers, and parents across Houston are celebrating the nominations for the 17th Annual Tommy Tune Awards! Dan Knechtges, Artistic Director at Theatre Under The Stars, announced the nominees for Best Musical via video on the Tommy Tune Awards Facebook page. (more...)

Bonnie Milligan, Nancy Opel, and More Feature at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

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. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Danny Mac Joins Cast of the UK Tour of AMELIE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

West End performer, Strictly Come Dancing favourite and television actor Danny Mac has been confirmed to join the UK tour of Amelie The Musical, based on the much-loved, five-time Oscar-nominated film. Joining previously announced French-Canadian stage and screen star Audrey Brisson as Amelie Poulain, Danny Mac will play the sweet daydreamer Nino Quincampoix from 22 May. The role of Nino will be played by Chris Jared during performances at The Watermill Theatre. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Finding Neverland, the enchanting Broadway musical set soaring across the U.S., will be presented by Society for the Performing Arts (SPA) in Jones Hall for the Performing Arts on April 13-14 for 3 shows. SPA will also host a SPA Family Day before the Sunday, April 14 matinee from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. The SPA Family Day will feature a photo booth, fun activities, and decorations for patrons young and old.  (more...)

Christian Borle Joins Cast of UNTIL THE WEDDING on ABC
by TV News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Christian Borle has been cast as a series regular opposite Olivia Thirlby and E.J. Bonilla in ABC's Until the Wedding, according to Deadline. (more...)

BPA Theatre School Is Now Enrolling For Summer Classes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

BPA Theatre School enrollment for summer classes is now open for pupils of all ages. Under the experienced leadership of Katharine Beddoe, students (ages 4 - 7) in Creative Drama will explore the elements of theatre and learn to use their faces, bodies, and voices to tell a story. Katharine will also lead students (ages 6 - 8) as they learn two song-and-dance numbers and engage in goofy, imaginative skill-building theatre games in Introduction to Musical Theatre. (more...)

BWW Contest: Win Two Tickets To PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL on Broadway!
by BWW Contests - Mar 14, 2019

Get ready to be welcomed to Hollywood because BroadwayWorld is giving you a chance to win tickets to the hit Broadway musical PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL starring Samantha Barks and Andy Karl! The winner will receive two tickets to a performance of their choosing*. The contest will run now through March 17th, at 11:59 PM EST. Enter for your chance to win TODAY! Missing this chance would be a big mistake. Big. HUGE. (more...)

GIRLFRIEND FROM HELL: The Musical To Play Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

 LOOK OUT! The outrageously campy horror rock musical, GIRLFRIEND FROM HELL: THE MUSICAL, is coming to The Green Room 42 on Saturday April 6th at 9:30pm!  (more...)

COME FROM AWAY, ANASTASIA, MEAN GIRLS And More, Part Of Broadway In Cincinnati's 19/20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati presented by TriHealth announces a highly-anticipated season lineup of shows including new musicals ANASTASIA, MEAN GIRLS, and COME FROM AWAY and reimagined classic musicals HELLO, DOLLY!, LES MISERABLES, and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. These will be joined by JERSEY BOYS, and ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE, with special engagements of DISNEY'S THE LION KING and THE BOOK OF MORMON. (more...)

Chico, Canine Co-Star of LEGALLY BLONDE, Passes Away
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 13, 2019

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of canine actor, Chico the Chihuahua, best known to Broadway audiences as 'Bruiser Woods' in Legally Blonde.  Veteran animal trainer Bill Berloni revealed the news in a touching tribute tonight on social media. (more...)

MEAN GIRLS, ANASTASIA, COME FROM AWAY And More Announced For ASU Gammage 2019-2020 Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

ASU Gammage has announced its 2019-2020 Desert Financial Broadway Across America -Arizona season. Tempe audiences will come together for a monumental season complete with an electric mix of the hottest shows on Broadway, Valley premieres, Tony Award®-winning shows and the return of a few audience favorites. (more...)

MEAN GIRLS, THE BAND'S VISIT, and More Head to Broadway In Boston
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Broadway In Boston, Boston's mainstage for Broadway, has unveiled the upcoming 2019-2020 Lexus Broadway Season during its annual announcement event at the Citizens Bank Opera House. (more...)

Cherry Lane Theatre's ACTUALLY WE'RE F** KED Extends Through April 21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Cherry Lane Theatre proudly announces that its current production of ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED, which opened on March 7 and initially set to run through April 7, will now extend its run through April 21, 2019. ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED is a new play by Matt Williams and directed by John Pasquin. (more...)

CHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL To Play Final Performance On March 16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Chick Flick the Musical, the new musical comedy with book, music and lyrics by Suzy Conn and directed by David Ruttura will close at The Westside Theatre on Sunday, March 16, 2019. At the time of closing, the show will have played 11 previews and 12 performances.   (more...)

HEATHERS Comes to Sutter Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2019

Heathers the Musical (High School Edition) is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer, a brainy, beautiful teenage misfit who hustles her way into the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High, the Heathers. But before she can get comfortable atop the high school food chain, Veronica falls in love with the dangerously handsome new kid J.D. (more...)

HEATHERS - Original West End Cast Recording Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced the release of Heathers the Musical - Original West End Cast Recording for digital download and streaming today, Friday, March 1. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At CHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL At Westside Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Chick Flick the Musical a new musical comedy with book, music and lyrics by Suzy Conn (Suffra-Jets; The Mercer Girls), has began performances at The Westside Theatre (407 W. 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues), opening night is Thursday, March 7. (more...)

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