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MKEC Productions Return to The Drayton Arms with WHEN MIDNIGHT STRIKES; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Coming to the Drayton Arms Theatre, South Kensington, this October and November, When Midnight Strikes is a show not to be missed. (more...)

SEVEN HOMELESS MAMMOTHS WANDER NEW ENGLAND Opens at DePaul University
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

The Theatre School at DePaul University is pleased to present Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England, written by Madeleine George and directed by April Cleveland (MFA Directing candidate, Class of 2019) in the Sondra & Denis Healy Theatre. The production premieres on Friday, October 20, and runs through Sunday, October 29, 2017. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. Previews are on October 18 and 19 at 7:30 PM. Post-show discussions will follow the performances on October 22 (2:00 PM) and October 26 (7:30 PM). (more...)

ELEMENO PEA Begins Previews at Boston Playwrights' Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Performances of Boston Playwrights' Theatre's (BPT) Elemeno Pea begin next week. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at WHEN MIDNIGHT STRIKES at The Drayton Arms Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Coming to the Drayton Arms Theatre, South Kensington, this autumn, When Midnight Strikes is a show not to be missed. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Americana Theatre Company to Present IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Americana Theatre Company (ATC), Plymouth's professional theatre company, presents the holiday treasure It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play on select dates from December 6 through 16, at Plymouth Center for the Arts, 11 North Street, Plymouth. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix Metro - Week of 10/20/2017
by BWW - Oct 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2017 for Phoenix Metro (more...)

SEVEN HOMELESS MAMMOTHS WANDER NEW ENGLAND Opens at DePaul University
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

The Theatre School at DePaul University is pleased to present Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England, written by Madeleine George and directed by April Cleveland (MFA Directing candidate, Class of 2019) in the Sondra & Denis Healy Theatre. The production premieres today, October 20, and runs through Sunday, October 29, 2017. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. Previews are on October 18 and 19 at 7:30 PM. Post-show discussions will follow the performances on October 22 (2:00 PM) and October 26 (7:30 PM). (more...)

Photo Flash: Fans, They're Here for You! First Look at FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL PARODY Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Ross, Rachel, Chandler, Monica, Joey, Phoebe and Gunther are back! Lynn Shore Entertainment, Theater Mogul and McSmith Family Entertainment present FRIENDS! The Musical Parody, the unauthorized parody of the hit TV show by the creators of Bayside! The Saved by the Bell Musical and 90210! The Musical. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Debra Whitfield's FIRE, About Triangle Waist Company Disaster, Premieres Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Chatillion Stage Company presents the world premiere of the new play FIRE written by Debra Whitfield (Duck Sauce Can Be Dangerous). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primary Stages Honors Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty at 2017 Gala
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 17, 2017

In addition to producing great theatre works, Primary Stages produced one of this season's most exciting Galas. The 2017 event, celebrating Artistic Honorees Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty, Producer Honorees Janet B. Rosen & Marvin Rosen, and Corporate Honorees Jose Mendez and Katie Graziano, was a glamorous and talent-filled evening at Tribeca 360 with a full view of lower Manhattan as a backdrop to the festivities. (more...)

Cast Complete for 5th Avenue Theatre's New Staging of RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced full casting for its evocative new production of Ragtime, which begins rehearsals today. A tale of family, heart and perseverance at the turn of the 20th century, Ragtime is a vital story about the headstrong and determined individuals and their families who helped make the United States a diverse and thriving nation. (more...)

FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL PARODY Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Ross, Rachel, Chandler, Monica, Joey, Phoebe and Gunther are back! Lynn Shore Entertainment, Theater Mogul and McSmith Family Entertainment present FRIENDS! The Musical Parody, the unauthorized parody of the hit TV show by the creators of Bayside! The Saved by the Bell Musical and 90210! The Musical. Performances are set to begin tonight, October 13, at St. Luke's Theatre (308 West 46th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues) and continue through December 31. Get a sneak peek at the company below! (more...)

They'll Be There For You! FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL PARODY Begins Performances Off-Broadway Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Ross, Rachel, Chandler, Monica, Joey, Phoebe and Gunther are back! (more...)

World Premieres by Robert Askins, Will Power & Lindsey Ferrentino Headed to La Jolla Playhouse in 2018-19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announces three world premieres and one west coast premiere for its 2018/2019 season, including: The Squirrels, by Tony Award nominee Robert Askins (Broadway's Hand to God), directed by Playhouse Artistic Director and 2017 Tony Award winner Christopher Ashley; Seize the King, by Will Power (Playhouse's The Seven), directed by Playhouse Associate Artistic Director Jaime Casta eda; The Year to Come, by Lindsey Ferrentino (Ugly Lies the Bone) and queens, by Martyna Majok (Ironbound). (more...)

Photo Flash: They're All There For You! FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL PARODY Opens Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2017

Ross, Rachel, Chandler, Monica, Joey, Phoebe and Gunther are back! Lynn Shore Entertainment, Theater Mogul and McSmith Family Entertainment present FRIENDS! The Musical Parody, the unauthorized parody of the hit TV show by the creators of Bayside! The Saved by the Bell Musical and 90210! The Musical. The company celebrated their opening night last night, check out the photos below! (more...)

Will Pullen, Erica Pappas and More Set for THE FRIDGE PLAYS at Bridge Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Two cutting-edge one-acts, two playwrights, two directors, five actors, one fridge. Straight from a sold-out run in NYC, 'The Fridge Plays' - Daniel Talbott's 'Nick and Zoe', directed by Shira-Lee Shalit and Steve McMahon's 'sad indie love song', directed by Benjamin Viertel - hit Catskill's intimate Bridge Street Theatre stage like a punch to the gut for two performances on Friday and Saturday, December 1st and 2nd, at 7:30pm. (more...)

FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL PARODY Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

Ross, Rachel, Chandler, Monica, Joey, Phoebe and Gunther are back! Lynn Shore Entertainment, Theater Mogul and McSmith Family Entertainment present FRIENDS! The Musical Parody, the unauthorized parody of the hit TV show by the creators of Bayside! The Saved by the Bell Musical and 90210! The Musical. The show is running at St. Luke's Theatre (308 West 46th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues) for a limited engagement through December 31, 2017. Opening Night is set for tonight, November 2, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a look at the cast in action below! (more...)

New Musical A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK Will Debut Off-Broadway This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

The musical A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK will debut Off-Broadway at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre (410 W 42 Street), beginning performances on February 21, opening on March 6, running through May 13, 2018. (more...)

FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL PARODY Will Be 'There For You' Into the New Year Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

Ross, Rachel, Chandler, Monica, Joey, Phoebe and Gunther will continue to be there for you into the New Year, as Lynn Shore Entertainment, Theater Mogul and McSmith Family Entertainment announced today a new block of tickets is now on sale for FRIENDS! The Musical Parody, the unauthorized parody of the hit TV show by the creators of Bayside! The Saved by the Bell Musical and 90210! The Musical. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Projects for 2018 DNA New Work Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

La Jolla Playhouse is pleased to bring back for a sixth year its acclaimed new play development initiative, the DNA New Work Series, a weekend of readings of new works, taking place March 22 - 25, 2018 in the Playhouse's Rao and Padma Makeneni Play Development Center. Tickets for the DNA New Work Series are free but reservations are required by calling (858) 550-1010 or visiting LaJollaPlayhouse.org. (more...)

Theater UnCorked Announces Cast for SWEENEY TODD IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

Shana Dirik, Producing Artistic Director of Theater UnCorked - Boston's newest small theater company - today announced the full cast for the company's debut performance: Sweeney Todd in Concert - A Pop-Up Musical. This one-time-only benefit performance will take place on Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at First Church in Cambridge (11 Garden St, Cambridge, MA 02138) at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Tony Winner Nikki M. James Joins Brian d'Arcy James In New FOX Drama From Danny Strong
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

Tony Winner Nikki M. James Joins Brian d'Arcy James In New FOX Drama From Danny Strong (more...)

Hayes Theatre Co Presents BIG RIVER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

Neglected Musicals in association with Hayes Theatre Co will present BIG RIVER at Hayes Theatre Co from Wednesday 18 April for six presentations only. Directed by Ellen Simpson, this musical is based on Mark Twain's classic 1884 novel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the musical features music in the bluegrass and country styles in keeping with the setting of the novel. (more...)

Acclaimed Stepinac Theatre To Stage Tony Award-Winning RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

The acclaimed Stepinac Theatre will present a production of 'Ragtime,' the Tony-Award winning musical based on the distinguished novel by E.L. Doctorow, as its spring musical. (more...)

Tickets For LUCKY STIFF Presented By The Shenandoah Valley Governor's School Are Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2018

Featuring diamonds, disguises, and a dead body, Lucky Stiff is sure to keep the audience in stitches with its cast of quirky characters. The Shenandoah Valley Governor's School Theatre Department is proud to present this hilarious, high-energy farce. (more...)

COMMITTED Starts Performances One Week From Today!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

???????Committed, presented by The New York Theater's Winterfest, will premiere at The Hudson Guild Theater (441 West 26th Street) on Tuesday, February 6th at 6.15pm, with additional performances on Saturday, February 10th at 8.30pm and Sunday, February 11th at 1.00pm.  Written by award winning director, Tricia Brouk (Romance and Cigarettes, "Sublets," This Dinner is Full), Committed features 11 original songs by lyricist/composer, Andrew David Sotomayor, (The Curvy Widow, Newsies). (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Lesli Margherita!
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jan 22, 2018

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...)

OTHELLO, TWELFTH NIGHT Announced for Shakespeare in the Park 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced the line-up today for the 2018 Free Shakespeare in the Park season, continuing a 56-year tradition of free theater in Central Park. (more...)

Stephanie Yankwitt, Margaret Dunn and Hunter Arnold to Launch TBD Casting
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

TBD Productions (Stephanie Yankwitt and Hunter Arnold, Owners) announces the official launch of TBD Casting , led by Casting Director and Co-Producer Stephanie Yankwitt and Casting Director Margaret Dunn. With a combination of over 25 years of experience in the industry, the work of this female-driven casting office spans theatre, TV, film, commercials, and web series. (more...)

RIPE FRENZY Comes to New Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

New Repertory Theatre and Boston Center for American Performance (BCAP) present Ripe Frenzy, performed February 24-March 11, 2018 at the Boston University College of Fine Arts Studio ONE, 855 Commonwealth Ave, Boston. Tickets may be purchased by calling the New Rep Box Office at 617-923-8487 or visiting newrep.org. (more...)

They'll Still Be There for You! FRIENDS: THE MUSICAL PARODY Pivots its Way Off-Broadway Through Summer
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

You've got a friend! Seven actually, as Ross, Rachel, Chandler, Monica, Joey, Phoebe and Gunther will be there for you through the summer! FRIENDS! The Musical Parody, the unauthorized parody of the hit TV show by the creators of Bayside! The Saved by the Bell Musical and 90210! The Musical, produced by Lynn Shore Entertainment, Theater Mogul and McSmith Family Entertainment announced today that the box office has taken in over one million dollars in tickets sales and that a new block of tickets is now on sale. (more...)

COMMITTED Begins Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

???????Committed, presented by New York Theater's Winterfest, begins performances tonight at 6.15pm at The Hudson Guild Theater (441 West 26th Street), with additional performances on Saturday, February 10th at 8.30pm and Sunday, February 11th at 1.00pm.  Written by award winning director, Tricia Brouk (Romance and Cigarettes, "Sublets," This Dinner is Full), Committed features 10 original songs by lyricist/composer Andrew David Sotomayor (50 Shades of F***d Up). (more...)

BWW Editorial: ¬¿Musical clasico o miedo a innovar?
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Feb 3, 2018

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Photo Coverage: FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL PARODY Celebrates 100 Performances
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Ross, Rachel, Chandler, Monica, Joey, Phoebe and Gunther are back! Lynn Shore Entertainment, Theater Mogul and McSmith Family Entertainment present FRIENDS! The Musical Parody, the unauthorized parody of the hit TV show by the creators of Bayside! The Saved by the Bell Musical and 90210! The Musical. The company celebrated their 100th performance just recently, check out the photos below! (more...)

Axelrod Pac Revives RAGTIME THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

???????Broadway lyricist Lynn Ahrens, a Neptune native who graduated from Neptune High School, is thrilled to learn that a new production of her Tony-winning show "Ragtime, The Musical" is playing four weekends in March at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC) in the Deal Park section of Ocean Township, NJ. (more...)

Kate Shindle, Janet Dacal, and More Will Join Harry Connick, Jr in Paper Mill's THE STING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced today the cast and creative team of the world premiere production of the new musical The Sting, based on the 1973 film, and with book by Bob Martin, music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann & Greg Kotis with Harry Connick, Jr. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Song Stories- Lynn Ahrens Explains How Mother Found Her Voice for RAGTIME's 'Back to Before'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 20, 2018

How did some of your favorite songs come to be? BroadwayWorld is getting the story behind the song in exclusive interviews from your favorite Broadway composers. Below, watch as Lynn Ahrens, currently represented on Broadway with Once on This Island and Anastasia, explains how she and collaborator Stephen Flaherty came to write an Act 2 anthem from Ragtime, 'Back to Before.' (more...)

THE IRISH AND HOW THEY GOT THAT WAY Comes to GBSC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2018

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Greater Boston Stage Company at The Irish and How They Got That Way, created by Pulitzer Prize winning author, Frank McCourt (Angela's Ashes). This musical revue is a celebration of a heritage that confronts adversity with determination, good humor, and a love of life. McCourt's wit, insight and boundless love for the Irish are underscored by music extending from the auld Irish folk ballads to World War II standards, and beyond. Directed by Dawn Simmons, performances run March 8 - 25, 2018. The Press Opening is Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 3:00pm. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Song Stories- Stephen Flaherty Explains the Origin of RAGTIME Anthem, 'Make Them Hear You'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 15, 2018

How did some of your favorite songs come to be? BroadwayWorld is getting the story behind the song in exclusive interviews from your favorite Broadway composers. Below, watch as Stephen Flaherty, currently represented on Broadway with Once on This Island and Anastasia, explains how he and collaborator Lynn Ahrens came to write one of the most beloved songs from Ragtime, 'Make Them Hear You.' (more...)

Menken & Spencer's THE APPRENTICESHIP OF DUDDY KRAVITZ Slates Developmental Reading at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present the staged reading of the new musical The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, with book and lyrics by David Spencer (The Fabulist), music Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors), and based on the novel by Mordecai Richler, for two performances only Monday, December 11 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Jayne Houdyshell to Star in JC Lee's RELEVANCE at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

MCC Theater today announced that Tony Award winner and MCC alum Jayne Houdyshell (The Humans; A Doll's House, Part 2; Coraline at MCC Theater) will star in the World Premiere production of Relevance, written by JC Lee ('How to Get Away With Murder,' 'Looking') with direction by Tony Award nominee Liesl Tommy (Eclipsed). (more...)

West Coast Players Presents LUCKY STIFF
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2017

West Coast Players will present Lucky Stiff, Book and Lyrics by LYNN AHRENS, Music by STEPHEN FLAHERTY. Based on 'The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo' by Michael Butterworth, Lucky Stiff was first produced by Playwrights Horizons, Inc. Off-Broadway in 1988. (more...)

Pascale Armand, Molly Camp and More Announced for MCC's RELEVANCE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) today announced the complete cast for the third show of its 2017-18 season: the World Premiere of Relevance, written by JC Lee ( How to Get Away With Murder, Looking ) with direction by Tony Award nominee Liesl Tommy (Eclipsed). (more...)

Broadway And Film Stars Take The Stage In Gulfshore Playhouse's THE PRICE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

As its first production of the new year, Gulfshore Playhouse presents Arthur Miller's The Price. Starring Jeffrey Binder (Broadway's Lion King and Mary Poppins ), David Whalen (star of motion pictures Fault in our Stars and American Pastoral ), Stuart Zagnit (Broadway's Newsies, Wicked, and Seussical ), and Marilee Talkington (off-Broadway's Truce) and directed by Kristen Coury, Gulfshore Playhouse's founder and producing artistic director, The Price will run from Saturday, Jan. 13 through Sunday, Feb. 4. (more...)

Tony Winner Christopher Ashley Will Direct DIANA Musical at La Jolla Playhouse for 2018/19 Season
by Alan Henry - Dec 18, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announces Diana, a world-premiere musical from the Tony Award-winning Memphis team Joe DiPietro (book and lyrics) and David Bryan (music and lyrics), directed by Playhouse Artistic Director and 2017 Tony Award winner Christopher Ashley, as part of the 2018/2019 season. (more...)

Lesli Margherita Returns To Bucks County Playhouse With One-Woman Show
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Olivier Award winner and Broadway star Lesli Margherita (Matilda, Dames at Sea, Zorro), Adelaide from Bucks County Playhouse's blockbuster production of Guys and Dolls, returns to New Hope with a brand-new concert, This Broad's Way, Saturday, January 20 at 8:00 p.m. Margherita is appearing at the Playhouse as part of the Winter Visiting Artists Series. (more...)

Award-Winning Actors Co-Op Theatre Company Presents VIOLET 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

Actors Co-op Theatre Company (Ovation Award-Winner 2017 Best Play, Intimate Theatre for 33 Variations) is proud to present the Tony nominated musical VIOLET, with music by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics by Brian Crawley, based on the short story 'The Ugliest Pilgrim' by Doris Betts, directed by Richard Israel, produced by Thomas Chavira. Violet opens Friday, May 11 at 8:00 pm, and will run through Sunday, June 17 at the Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower Street, 90028 (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Theater Alliance Produces DC Premiere of FLOOD CITY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Theater Alliance closes Season 15 with the regional premiere of Gabrielle Reisman's Flood City, an absurdly dark comedy about the aftermath of tragedy.  (more...)

Cent. Stage Co. Announces NEXTSTAGE REPERTORY: LUCKY STIFF
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

Centenary University NextStage Repertory presents Lucky Stiff April 27 through May 6 in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center. The Tony Award-winning writing team, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty's, first produced show, Lucky Stiff, premiered Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons. (more...)

STAGE LIFE to Premiere Off-Broadway Starring Brittney Lee Hamilton, Judy McLane, and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Creative Arts Lab presents STAGE LIFE, a rousing celebration of lives well-lived in and around the Theatre - The work, the art, the passion, the craziness and the joy, conceived and adapted by Martin Tackel. (more...)

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