Les Miserables on Tour


Ali Ewoldt and Doreen Montalvo Will Lead Two Parts of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Royal Family Productions (Chris Henry, Artistic Director), a Times Square based non-profit theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, has announced the complete cast for the workshop presentation of Anne of Green Gables: Part II as well as the the World Premiere of Anne of Green Gables: Part I. Doreen Montalvo (On Your Feet, In the Heights) will be portraying Anne in a workshop presentation of Anne of Green Gables: Part II (January 31 - February 10). She is joined by dancers Mindy Lai (LCT: The King and I) and Erica Misilo. Joining the previously-announced Ali Ewoldt (Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables) in Anne of Green Gables: Part I are dancers Brooke Averi, Nichole Forde, Hannah Hall, Kara Menendez, Stephanie Young, and understudy Juna Shai. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 1/9: Inside Opening Night of CHOIR BOY, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 9, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Get over hump day with us by catching up on the latest Broadway stories! (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Discusses the National Tours Coming to Los Angeles' Pantages and Ahmanson Theatres in 2019
by West of Broadway - Jan 9, 2019

It's our first show of 2019, an this is going to be another incredible year of musical theatre here in Southern California. We love that there are so many CLASSIC shows this season that a lot of us will get to see for the first time. (more...)

Act Of CT Announces All-Star Cast For Reimagined WORKING - A MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

ACT of Connecticut (A Contemporary Theatre) is excited to announce the cast for its brand new version of Stephen Schwartz's WORKING. Artistic Director Daniel C. Levine's reimagined, multimedia adaptation of the musical has performances from February 14 through March 10, 2019. (more...)

BWW Feature: 9 Shows To Look Forward to in 2019 in Jacksonville, FL
by Jordan Higginbotham - Jan 9, 2019

2019 is shaping up to be a great year for theatre goers in Jacksonville! Here is a list of nine shows we are looking forward to this year. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For YOU STUPID DARKNESS!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Paines Plough and Theatre Royal Plymouth have today announced the full cast for YOU STUPID DARKNESS!, a World Premiere from Sam Steiner (Lemons, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons; Kanye the First), directed by Paines Plough Joint Artistic Director James Grieve. The new play, set in a call centre for Brightline helpline, looks at the struggle for optimism and community amid the chaos of a collapsing world. The cast includes David Carlyle, Andrew Finnigan, Becci Gemmell and Lydia Larson. The production marks the continuation of a long-standing relationship between Paines Plough and Theatre Royal Plymouth and follows the success of Love, Love, Love and The Angry Brigade. (more...)

Frances Ruffelle Speaks Out On LES MISERABLES London Changes; Fans Start Petition To Save Original Staging
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

It was announced yesterday that The Queen's Theatre in London, the only place to see Les Miserables with its original staging will undergo renovations and when the show returns from hiatus it will be revised to the most recent production which has toured extensively and played Broadway. When the show reopens, after a brief hiatus, it will have new staging, new orchestrations, and a new cast. (more...)

LEADING LADIES OF BROADWAY Playing At Emelin Theatre 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

LEADING LADIES OF BROADWAY, a concert performance, comes to the Emelin Theatre on Saturday, January 26th, 2019.  (more...)


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Original Production of LES MISERABLES in London Will Take Hiatus and Re-Open With New Staging
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

Les Miserables is continuing to break records all over the world, with new productions springing up across the US, UK, and beyond. Currently, the Queen's Theatre in London is the only place to catch the show with its original staging, but that soon will change. When the show reopens, after a brief hiatus, it will have new staging, orchestrations, and a new cast. (more...)

VIDEO: Susan Boyle Returns to AMERICA'S GOT TALENT and Gets Golden Buzzer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

Susan Boyle made a splash in 2009 when she appeared on Britain's Got Talent, wowing audiences with her rendition of I Dreamed A Dream from Les Miserables. Now, Boyle has returned to the 'Got Talent' stage, this time the American version, for the Champions series. (more...)

GHOST The Musical Returns To Wolverhampton
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

Bill Kenwright's 'beautiful' and 'spectacular' production of GHOST - THE MUSICAL returns to the UK this year, following a spectacular international tour in Dubai, Istanbul and Trieste. The 2019 UK tour opens in just two weeks' time at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from 22 - 26 January. (more...)

Photo Flash: David Cromer, BE MORE CHILL's Troy Iwata, And More Celebrate Launch Of LOVEVILLE HIGH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

Last night YesBroadway, the creators, and the cast of Loveville High, A Prom in Nine Musical Podcasts gathered for a private event at the Empire Hotel (West Terrace, 44 West 63rd Street). (more...)

Rosie O'Donnell Joins THE MUSIC MAN at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced today that Broadway, film, and television star Rosie O'Donnell will play Mrs. Paroo in the Broadway Center Stage production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man. O'Donnell joins Tony Award® nominee Norm Lewis (Porgy and Bess) as Harold Hill and Tony Award®–winning actress Jessie Mueller (Waitress, Carousel, Beautiful) as Marian Paroo in the starry semi-staged concert production directed by Marc Bruni (Beautiful, Broadway Center Stage: How to Succeed…) with choreography by Chris Bailey (Jerry Springer: The Opera, The New Yorkers at Encores!) and music direction by James Moore (Miss Saigon, the Kennedy Center's Follies and Ragtime). (more...)

Spotlight Theatre Company Introduces The Smash Hit MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

Spotlight Theatre Company, a Staten Island theatre and production company, is introducing the smash hit musical, MAMMA MIA!. This entertaining performance features principals Amy Decker, Charlie Siedenburg, Jennifer Neuland Gerlach, John Watson Stewart, Shelby Caffrey, and Steve Witting and many more cast members. (more...)

Ainsley Melham, Michael James Scott, and Mike Longo Join Cast of ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

As it approaches its 5th anniversary, Aladdin welcomes three new principal cast members to the company. (more...)

LES MISERABLES Coming To Moran Theatre 1/22 - 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

The classic musical Les Miserables is coming to Jacksonville, Florida from January 22nd to 27th, 2019. (more...)

Winners Announced for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Calgary Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

We are pleased to announce the winners for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Calgary Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and voted on by you - the local theatergoers! (more...)

Royal Surrey Women's Choir Presents 2019 Winter Charity Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

For one-night-only, on SATURDAY 26TH January 2019 at 7pm, Emcee Jake Hellier and the Royal Surrey Choir return to the stage for their 2019 Winter Charity Concert 'Love Lifts Us Up' performing at the historic Holy Trinity Church (Guildford, GU1 3RR) to raise funds for The Fountain Centre, Surrey's leading charitable organisation providing advice, on-going support, community and complimentary therapies to the individuals and families of those whose lives have been affected by cancer. (more...)

Two Broadway Veterans Debut In TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE At A.D. Players At The George Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

A.D. Players at The George, is pleased to open the new year with a story of friendship, love, and what it means to truly live. (more...)

The Antidote To Valentines HIGHEST OF HIGHS LOWEST OF LOWS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

An evening of the most beautiful and extraordinary songs by musician Marek Rymaszewski whose remarkable life has experienced the highest of highs and lowest of lows. He is joined by West End leading lady Jane Horn. With just 3 performances to catch Highest of Highs Lowest of Lows Songs of Love & Life with Marek Rymaszewski in the West End's intimate cabaret room Above The Arts, Arts Theatre, 12-14 February 2019 at 8.30pm. (more...)

Artists Lounge Live Presents WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN, HEIDI KETTENRING SINGS KAREN CARPENTER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Artists Lounge Live presents WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN, HEIDI KETTENRING SINGS KAREN CARPENTER on March 17, at Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL, 60069. (more...)

Our Table: A New Musical, Broadway Is 850 Strong, Max Sheldon, And More Come to Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 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 www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Brooke Moriber To Perform Live at Two 2019 NY Fashion Week Events Ahead of Latest Album Release
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

With excitement already brewing for Fashion Week 2019 and designers get ready to unveil their latest collections, acclaimed Singer/Songwriter Brooke Moriber is gearing up to do some unveiling of her own. With her upcoming Cry Like A Girl album set to drop later this year, she'll showcase some of the new music -- which she recently completed recording in Nashville, Tennessee, with legendary producer Fred Mollin (Sheryl Crow, Vince Gill, Shawn Colvin) at the helm -- during the Mark De Alwis Salon 'Meals on Heels' Hair & Fashion Show Sunday, February 10th AND the SMGlobal Catwalk at Manhattan's Watson Hotel (440 W. 5th Street, New York, NY 10019) on Saturday, February 16th at 6PM! (more...)

Zachary Morris Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents West End star Zachary Morris (Secret Garden, Spring Awakening, Rocky Horror) and international conductor Ben van Tienen (Funny Girl, West Side Story) making their Feinstein's/54 Below debut with Instructions for Dancing, a night of singing and storytelling. In a time filled with so much doubt and unrest, let yourself be transported into their world of acceptance and empowerment, reminding you through their heartfelt stories that we are all good enough as we are. Take a haunting journey through words, music, and consciousness as they cover the songs from Alan Menken and Jerry Herman to Fleetwood Mac and the Magnetic Fields. Mesmerizing and magical, Instructions for Dancing invites you to come and rediscover yourself at Feinstein's/54 Below. Instructions for dancing the album was created by Zach and Ben in 2016 during their time on the Rocky Horror Show and is available for download on all major music retailers. http://www.instructionsfordancing.com (more...)

MURIEL'S WEDDING THE MUSICAL Opens in March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

The highly acclaimed new Australian musical produced by Carmen Pavlovic, CEO of Global Creatures, Muriel's Wedding The Musical, commences in Melbourne in March at Her Majesty's Theatre with previews from March 12 and opening night on March 23. The Sydney season at the Sydney Lyric Theatre commences with previews from June 28 and opening night July 4. (more...)

Higher Brothers Announce Five Star Album & Release 'Open It Up' Video
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Star of the Day Productions presents their season closer: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat opening December 2, 2016. It runs for 9 performances at McCoole's Arts & Events Place in Quakertown, PA. (more...)

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH Is Back By Popular Demand At Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce the first show in its fifth season of our TYA Family Series... James and The Giant Peach. With book by Timothy Allen McDonald, music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, based on the book by Roald Dahl, and directed by Darryl B. Hovis, James and The Giant Peach will preview from February 15 through February 17; regular performances will begin February 17 and continue through March 3 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Fyda-Mar Stage. (more...)

Ramin Karimloo Will Join the Cast of BBC One's HOLBY CITY
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 14, 2019

BBC Press on Twitter has confirmed that Broadway and West End actor Ramin Karimloo will join the cast of BBC One's Holby City. He will play the role of Kian Madani. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine - Inside the STRONGER THAN HATE Benefit!
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jan 14, 2019

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

Judy Garland Musical CHASING RAINBOWS Gets the OK from Liza Minnelli Following Industry Presentation
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz, a new Broadway-bound musical about the early life of Judy Garland, from her vaudeville sister act through her rise at MGM to win the role of Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, just had an industry presentation in New York City. The musical has reportedly earned the approval of one very important guest, Liza Minnelli. She told Deadline:  (more...)

The Barricade Boys Will Embark On US and UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Direct from London's West End and Broadway, The Barricade Boys are back on the road with their sensational and critically acclaimed national tour! Featuring fabulous harmonies, incredible vocals, dashing good looks and stacks of charm, The Barricade Boys showcase the UK's finest male voices from the world's longest running musical Les Miserables. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jessica Sheridan Comes Back to San Diego With HELLO, DOLLY!
by E.H. Reiter - Jan 14, 2019

HELLO DOLLY comes to Broadway San Diego and we welcome native Jessica Sheridan back to the San Diego stage in this production playing Tuesday January 15th - 20th at Broadway San Diego (more...)

West End's Jane Horn Joins Highest Of Highs Lowest Of Lows - The Perfect Antidote To Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

An evening of the most beautiful and extraordinary songs by musician Marek Rymaszewski whose remarkable life has experienced the highest of highs and lowest of lows. He is joined by West End leading lady Jane Horn. With just 3 performances to catch Highest of Highs Lowest of Lows Songs of Love & Life with Marek Rymaszewski in the West End's intimate cabaret room Above The Arts, Arts Theatre, 12-14 February 2019 at 8.30pm. (more...)

Van Wezel Announces NEIL BERG'S 110 YEARS OF BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Neil Berg returns to the Van Wezel celebrating a record-breaking decade of annual performances with an exciting, all-new show! 110 YEARS OF BROADWAY recreates the finest moments from the most memorable shows of the century featuring the actual Broadway stars of shows like Jersey Boys, Wicked and Mamma Mia! Backed by an excellent New York-based band, Neil Berg presents skillful arrangements of Broadway classics as well as electrifying numbers from Broadway's freshest hit shows. Don't miss this spectacular performance on Wednesday, January 30 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Reserve your seats today! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Part Two of Colin O'Leary's Epic Broadway Lip Sync
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2019

Colin O'Leary has shared what he's calling 'Act Two' of his hilarious compilation of car rides with his perpetually unimpressed mom, Carol, featuring lip syncs of Broadway tunes. (more...)

MISSCAST Comes to Perth Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2019

Ever been told you are too old, too male, too short or too pale? Join Melbourne's Vincent Hooper Avenue Q, Rocky Horror & Heathers and Perth's Dixie Johnstone from Channel 7's All Together Now, Addams Family & Legally Blonde as they perform an array of well-known Broadway songs from roles in which they would NEVER be cast. This entertaining musical romp is directed by Nicole Stinton Les Miserables, Victor/Victoria & Legally Blonde. (more...)

BWW Review: LES MISERABLES at Saenger Theater
by Jenny Bravo - Jan 12, 2019

New Orleans, it is time to heart the people sing. And oh how the cast of Les Miserables can sing. For a legendary show, this touring company brings a fresh new life to the story. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY Coming To Estonian National Opera This May!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

The classic musical WEST SIDE STORY is coming to Estonia from May 24th to 28th, 2019. (more...)

Jarrod Spector To Premiere New Solo Show (CON)ARTIST At Sony Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Tony Award nominee Jarrod Spector (Broadway's Beautiful, Jersey Boys and currently starring in The Cher Show) will premiere his newest solo show  (con)artist this spring, it was announced today. The one-night-only event will take place at Sony Hall (235 West 46th Street) on Monday, April 15 at 8:00 PM. Tickets are now on sale at https://www.sonyhall.com/shows/2019/jarrod-spector. (more...)

Winners Revealed For The Curtain Up Show Album Of The Year 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

With over 21,000 votes cast, the winners have today been announced for The Curtain Up Show Album of the Year 2018. (more...)

Winners Announced for the 2018 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

We are pleased to announce the winners for the 2018 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and voted on by you - the local theatergoers! (more...)

Winners Announced for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Vancouver Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

We are pleased to announce the winners for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Vancouver Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and voted on by you - the local theatergoers! (more...)

Drury Lane Theatre Announces Casting For MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Drury Lane Theatre announces casting for its production of the international megahit Mamma Mia!, with music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bj rn Ulvaeus, some songs with Stig Anderson, and book by Catherine Johnson. Originally conceived by Judy Craymer, Mamma Mia! is directed by Artistic Director William Osetek and choreographed by Jane Lanier with music direction by Roberta Duchak. Mamma Mia! runs February 7 April 14, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, February 21 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Gerardo Vallejo Brings A GENTLEMAN IN NEW YORK At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, Thursday, January 17th 2019, at 9:30 PM to present a one man concert-written and performed by singer, actor, and activist Gerardo Vallejo -highlighting the danger, absurdity, and fragile nature of toxic masculinity in our society. Interwoven with heartfelt personal life stories, A GENTLEMAN IN NEW YORK features songs from the musical theater cannon, the great American songbook, and top-40 pop classics-both new and old. New York City based composer/pianist Karl Hedrick serves as the Musical Director. Barrie Gelles serves as dramaturg and stage director. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 1/11: Callum Francis Joins KINKY BOOTS, NETWORK Gala, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 11, 2019

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Callum Francis makes his Broadway debut in Kinky Boots, The American Associates Of The National Theatre celebrate NETWORK at tonight's gala, and more! (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 1/10: CHOIR BOY Red Carpet, Strike Updates, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 10, 2019

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: We took you on the red carpet at Choir Boy, an update on the Equity strike, and more! (more...)

MAIN MEN OF MUSICALS Comes to Cadogan Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Following on from the success of There's Nothin' Like A Dame and the upcoming West End Women, Lambert Jackson today announces Main Men of Musicals. Luke Bayer, Trevor Dion Nicholas, Ben Forster, and Liam Tamne come together to perform some of the biggest musical theatre hits at Cadogan Hall on 31 May. (more...)

Ruby Rakos, Andrew Keenan-Bolger & More Lead CHASING RAINBOWS Industry Presentation Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz, a new Broadway-bound musical about the early life of Judy Garland, from her vaudeville sister act through her rise at MGM to win the role of Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, will have an industry presentation today, January 10, in New York City. (more...)

BWW Interview: The King Of The Forest! Nick Pearson Opens Up About Playing The Cowardly Lion In THE WIZARD OF OZ At The McCallum
by David Green - Jan 10, 2019

The greatest family musical of all time, The Wizard of Oz, travels over the rainbow to Palm Desert for five performances at the McCallum Theatre. Performances are Friday, January 25, at 8:00pm; Saturday, January 26, at 2:00pm and 8:00pm, and Sunday, January 27, at 2:00pm and 7:30pm. This magical production is a celebration of the 1939 MGM movie, and will be presented with breathtaking special effects that will sweep audiences away, from the moment the tornado twists its way into Kansas. Nick Pearson plays the Cowardly Lion in this iteration. I had the chance to chat with Nick about all things 'Oz' and his personal trajectory that led him over the rainbow. Here are a few excerpts from that conversation: (more...)

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