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Nightdrive To Present World Premiere of ALIEN NATION, a Live, Immersive Alien Movie
by TV News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Nightdrive will present the world premiere of Alien Nation, a live, immersive alien movie, this fall at the Paradise Factory. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces September Panel WHO IS TRU?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents its annual free introductory panel Thursday, September 20, 2018: WHO IS TRU? A Free Introduction to Our Community and Programs at 7:30pm (doors open for networking at7pm) at The Playroom Theatre, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th fl., NYC. This panel is free but please reserve using the bright red reservation box at, or call at least a day in advance (or much sooner) for reservations: 212-714-7628; or e-mail (more...)

It's Showtime for BEETLEJUICE on Broadway at The Winter Garden March 2019
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

It's just been revealed that the new musical comedy Beetlejuice will open on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway) in April 2019. Beetlejuice will begin Broadway previews in March 2019. (more...)

Darlington Hippodrome Announces Autumn Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2018


by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2018


Grammy-winning Producer Damon Elliott Returns As Solo-Recording Artist
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Grammy-winning producer Damon Elliott is returning as solo-recording artist NomaD with new release Grown Tingz on NomaD Crew/Mensch House Records out September 28 at all digital outlets. Grown Tingz was inspired by life challenges and breaking through it all, and features a stellar line-up of reggae, soul and mainstream artists including Fiji, Eli Mac, Hirie, Josh Tatofi & Maoli, Chardonnay, Morgan Heritage, Dionne Warwick, Gladys Knight, Billy Ray Cyrus, and Mya among others. Purchase link HERE. (more...)

Great Performances to Premiere AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, and More of 'Broadway's Best'
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Great Performances presents more of the Great White Way's brightest stars with a new "Broadway's Best" lineup premiering Fridays, November 2-23 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). Returning for a second year, this fall's lineup includes the beloved musicals "An American in Paris The Musical" and Rodgers & Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music," as well as documentaries about the making of John Leguizamo's Tony-nominated play "Latin History for Morons" and 21-time Tony-winning director and producer Harold Prince. All programs will be available to stream the following day via and PBS apps. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at New Images of KING KONG on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

Get a first look below at Christiani Pitts, following screen legends Fay Wray, Jessica Lange and Naomi Watts into King Kong's hand, plus hear what she has to say about role! (more...)

Ben Brantley Talks How He Prepares For Reviews, His Favorite Recent Productions, and More
by Stephanie Wild - Sep 22, 2018

Ben Brantley is one of the most well-known theatre critics of today. He recently took part in a panel in his hometown at Arbor Acres Retirement Community where he talked about some of his favorite past productions, how he approaches shows he's going to review, and more. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for A BRONX TALE, BAT OUT OF HELL, and More at National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Tickets go on sale on Friday, September 21 for the National Theatre's "Broadway at the National" performances of SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL (Jan. 16 - 27, 2019), FINDING NEVERLAND (Feb. 26 - Mar. 3, 2019), A BRONX TALE (Mar. 26 - 31, 2019), STOMP (Apr. 23 - 28, 2019), and Jim Steinman's BAT OUT OF HELL (May 7 - 26, 2019). (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for ON YOUR FEET! in New Orleans
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans is pleased to announce that the New Orleans 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 go on sale Friday, Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Portland Opera Launches 2018/19 Season With LA TRAVIATA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Portland Opera is thrilled to begin the 2018/19 season with Verdi's La Traviata.  A crown jewel of grand opera, La Traviata tells the story of the brilliant and beautiful Parisian courtesan Violetta Valery as she falls in love with Alfredo Germont. Haunted by her reputation and illness, Violetta navigates sexual politics and confronts societal expectations as she braves a broken heart. Portland Opera will present four performances of La Traviata on November 2, 4 (matinee), 8, and 10 at the Keller Auditorium. (more...)

SDCF Conversation With Mandy Moore & Walter Painter Comes to Los Angeles, 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Award-winning choreographer MANDY MOORE and award-winning director/choreographer WALTER PAINTER join the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) on Monday, September 24 from 7 to 8 pm at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles as part of SDCF's ongoing One-on-One Conversation series. The series returns to Los Angeles for another in-depth discussion with prominent artists, following its May conversation with the creative team of Soft Power at CTG. SDCF Executive Director David Roberts will moderate. (more...)

Fly High At Norwich's Oak Circus Centre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Internationally acclaimed acrobats, aerialists and other circus professionals will be winging their way to Norwich this weekend for Fly High, The Oak Circus Centre's annual circus convention. Aimed at everyone from absolute beginners to world-class experts, Fly High is a chance for circus fans and aficionados to come together for an intensive weekend of training, talking and networking. This year it is also part of Circus250, the worldwide celebration of the first ever circus. (more...)

Stars of MEAN GIRLS, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, and More Among Lineup for Broadway Flea Autograph Table & Photo Booth
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

More than 80 legendary, emerging and beloved Broadway and Off-Broadway stars are ready to take photos, sign autographs and meet their biggest fans on Sunday, September 30, at the 32nd Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Emirati Producer Icekream Delivers 5-Track NIGHT FEEL EP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Lacing his productions with an outlandish blend between hip-hop, and more electronic-focused tones, charismatic producer Issam 'icekream' Freiha has unveiled his brand-new EP, a 5-track delivery titled 'Night Feel'. (more...)

Klub Wonderland Under New Management
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Mad World takes audiences into a crazy, twisted and dark cabaret club, transporting our cast and audience back to Berlin, 1940. Audiences will find themselves up close and personal with these creatures of the night as they navigate their way through an upside down world that may not always make sense. By completely breaking the wall between theatrics and reality with this fully immersive performance, the premiere of Mad World will be an experience not to be missed. (more...)

BEETLEJUICE to Begin Broadway Haunt This April; Official Opening Night Set
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

It's just been revealed that the new musical comedy Beetlejuice will open on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway) in April 2019. Beetlejuice will begin Broadway previews in March 2019. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast/Creative Team For HUNDRED DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for Hundred Days, book by The Bengsons and Sarah Gancher, music and lyrics by The Bengsons, directed by Anne Kauffman, with movement direction by Sonya Tayeh. Nominated for a 2018 Lucille Lortel Award, Hundred Days runs in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Forum September 22 - October 21. (more...)

Photo Flash: FUNIKIJAM'S BABY LIKES TO ROCK! Announces Complete Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

FunikiJam World Music announces the complete cast and creative team for the inaugural production in its 2018-2019 Off-Broadway Season of Family Musicals. Brian Barrentine will direct and star as Captain Jam in the endlessly entertaining and incredibly unique FunikiJam's BABY LIKES TO ROCK! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with DIRTY DANCING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Rehearsal images have been released for the new 2018/19 UK tour of Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage, which opens in Brighton on Thursday 20 September 2018. Check out the photos below! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Best-selling recording artist, X-Factor winner and West End star Matt Cardle stars with the cast of Strictly Ballroom The Musical through until the end of the celebrated run at the Piccadilly Theatre, on Saturday 27 October. Based on Baz Luhrmann's acclaimed film and now transformed into a spectacular and joyous West End musical, Matt plays the role of band leader Wally Strand. (more...)

Steve Tyrell Returns To Café Carlyle
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Grammy Award-winner and two-time Emmy nominee Steve Tyrell celebrates his 14th anniversary performing in the Cafe Carlyle's revered holiday slot with an all-new show, Holidays at the Carlyle, November 27-December 31. Holidays at the Carlyle will feature selections from Steve Tyrell's newly expanded Back to Bacharach album, his 2018 #1 album, A Song For You, as well as various favorites from the Great American Songbook including songs he has performed in major motion pictures, and of course, holiday classics. (more...)

AFI Fest Announces an Evening With Nicole Kidman
by TV News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

AFI FEST 2018 presented by Audi will host An Evening With Nicole Kidman. The event will include a conversation with the Academy Award®-winning actor in tribute to her illustrious career, followed by a Gala screening of her latest film, Annapurna Pictures' DESTROYER (DIR Karyn Kusama), on Tuesday, November 13, at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre. (more...)

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - October 8th - KING KONG and THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Top Growth!
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Oct 8, 2018

The top growing current Broadway musicals were King Kong (8.67%), Mean Girls (3.83%), Once On this Island (3.60%), Head Over Heels (2.04%) and Pretty Woman (0.97%). The top growing current Broadway plays were Play That Goes Wrong (0.43%), 2nd Stage (0.21%), The Nap (0.20%), Cursed Child (0.19%) and BernhardtHamlet (0.14%). The top growing upcoming Broadway productions were The Lifespan of a Fact (259.30%), American Son (30.57%), To Kill A Mockingbird (15.70%), The Ferryman (14.20%) and Tootsie The Musical (11.82%). (more...)

BWW REVIEW: New York City Center's 15th Fall for Dance is Underway
by Rose Marija - Oct 8, 2018


Discover Your Inner Elf at ELF THE MUSICAL At The Saenger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

NETworks Presentations, LLC, Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures and Unique Features, bring the Broadway musical ELF to the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans. Tickets will go on sale Friday, Oct. 12 at 10 a.m. for the Dec. 18-23, 2018 engagement. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, ELF, is part of the Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans 2018-2019 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: KING KONG Arrives on Broadway Tonight- First Look!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

The new musical King Kong begins performances tonight, Friday, October 5 prior to a Thursday, November 8 opening night at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). (more...)

Pre-Broadway Tryout of BEETLEJUICE Announces Ticket Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

The National Theatre announces its ticket lottery program for the 2018-2019 "Broadway at the National" season - starting with the pre-Broadway world premiere of BEETLEJUICE, onstage October 14 thru November 18, 2018. The National Theatre is located at 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW in downtown Washington, D.C. (more...)

Meet the Cast of KING KONG- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Oct 5, 2018

The new musical King Kong begins performances tonight, Friday, October 5. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: Finalizan las audiciones de FLASHDANCE en Madrid
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Oct 3, 2018

El musical se estrenara en marzo de 2019 en el Teatre Tivoli de Barcelona (more...)

Kravis Center To Host A Class Act NY Workshop With NYC Casting Pro
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Work one-on-one with Alexandre Bleau of Carnahan Casting and Roundabout Theatre Company, the casting office behind many beloved Broadway shows. This class will be run like a professional Broadway audition. In addition to singing and getting feedback on your 32-bar cut, Alexandre will also offer his opinion on whether your song is a good choice for you and showcases your unique talent. (more...)

Isaac Mizrahi Returns To Café Carlyle
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Isaac Mizrahi returns to Cafe Carlyle with an all-new show, Isaac Mizrahi: Queen Size, February 5 - 16. His previous two residencies in the room were sellouts, receiving widespread critical acclaim. Mizrahi will perform classics by Leonard Bernstein, Cat Stevens, Jimmy Webb, John Kander, Cole Porter, James Taylor and Jerome Kern. Once again, he'll be joined by his band of (handsome, thin, single) (maybe not single) jazz musicians, led by Ben Waltzer. With all-new stories and observations, Mizrahi will also have a fresh stock of swag items to re-gift to audience members. No topics will be off-limits: politics, sex, prescription drugs, millennials. In a review of his Cafe debut, The New York Times noted "he is determined to challenge the cultural status quo and help blaze a path into a more liberated future… his Cafe Carlyle engagement is a big deal." Vogue called his previous Cafe residency, "the hottest ticket at New York Fashion Week." (more...)

Llewelyn Pena Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Llewelyn Pen?a in on November 15th, 2018. Llewelyn and friends explore, recount, and celebrate their issues from living back home to living in New York and everything that happens between point A and point B. With tongues planted firmly in cheeks, and sweet Broadway melodies at their backs, it is sure to be a night stuck in your head for the next 10-40 years. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Alex Brightman in Pre-Broadway Run of BEETLEJUICE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The new musical comedy Beetlejuice will open on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway) on April 25, 2019, but first the musical will have its world premiere at the National Theatre in Washington D.C., officially opening on Sunday, November 4, 2018. (more...)

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - October 15th - KING KONG and THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Are Top Growing Shows
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Oct 15, 2018

The top growing current Broadway musicals were King Kong (+5.98%), Once On this Island (+3.24%), Head Over Heels (+2.47%), Pretty Woman (+1.14%) and Mean Girls (+1.09%). The top growing current Broadway plays were Play That Goes Wrong (+0.45%), 2nd Stage (+0.36%), The Nap (+0.27%), BernhardtHamlet (+0.20%) and Cursed Child (+0.13%). The top growing upcoming Broadway productions were Torch Song (+27.83%), BeetleJuice (+11.69%), Tootsie The Musical (+9.15%), The Ferryman (+8.61%) and To Kill A Mockingbird (+6.07%). (more...)

BWW Contest: Win Two Tickets to KING KONG on Broadway!
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Oct 14, 2018

BroadwayWorld is giving you a chance to win a pair of tickets to new musical, KING KONG! Winner will receive two tickets for Friday, November 9th at 8pm. (more...)

BWW Review: CAN CAN at ARTS Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Oct 13, 2018

At the Bal du Paradis, 'La Mome' Pistache presents the Can Can. (more...)

Norbert Leo Butz, Jessie Mueller, Aaron Tveit, Mariska Hargitay, and More Support Survivors of Sexual Violence at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

The Angel Band Project presents, 'An Evening with Norbert Leo Butz & Friends - A Benefit to Support Survivors of Sexual Violence', Monday, November 12, 2018 at 54 Below, 254 West 54th Street, New York City, NY, two-sets, 7:00pm and 10pm. This one-night only event will be hosted by Mariska Hargitay (more...)

KING KONG's Christiani Pitts Takes Over BWW Instagram Tomorrow!
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Oct 11, 2018

Go behind the scenes of Broadway's newest musical, King Kong, with its leading lady Christiani Pitts as she takes over the BroadwayWorld Instagram tomorrow, October 12th! Follow along as Pitts shows you her busy life from home, to rehearsals and everything leading up to a performance of King Kong that evening! Be sure to tune in tomorrow! (more...)

WAITRESS Plays Majestic Theatre This January
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Broadway in San Antonio is thrilled to announce WAITRESS, playing the Majestic Theatre as part of the North Park Lexus Broadway in San Antonio 2018-2019 season, for eight performances, January 8-13, 2019.   Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, October 5. (more...)

Nicole Kidman to Receive the 'Hollywood Career Achievement Award' at the Hollywood Film Awards
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

dick clark productions announced today that Nicole Kidman, a multi-award-winning actress known for her fearlessness and intelligence, will receive the 'Hollywood Career Achievement Award' at the 22nd Annual “Hollywood Film Awards.”  Her selection for this award is a tribute to the versatility of her performances over the years, with characters as diverse and extraordinary as an aspiring television personality with a dark motive in Gus Van Zant's To Die For to the iconic and complicated Virginia Woolf in The Hours; from a wife who, with her husband, embarks on an odyssey of sexual and moral discovery in Kubrick's Eyes Wide Shut to Satine, the singing and dancing courtesan in Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge!; and from the unguarded adoptive mother of an orphan boy longing to help others in need in Garth Davis' Lion to a woman on the run who pays a huge price to be hidden in Lars von Triers' controversial and thrilling Dogville. With three films coming out before the end of this year, Kidman has already received praise for her transformative performance in Karyn Kusama's Destroyer and in Joel Edgerton's Boy Erased. (more...)

Broadway Palm's 26th Season Opens With LET'S GO TO THE MOVIES!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

Broadway Palm opens their 26th Season with Let's Go To The Movies playing now through September 29, 2018. Enjoy a fun-filled trip with this musical parody highlighting movies and movie stars you know and love! Broadway Palm is offering a Season Opener Special and all tickets are just $50 for dinner and the show. (more...)

BWW TV: She's the Queen of New York! Watch Christiani Pitts in New Music Video for KING KONG
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 30, 2018

Producers of Broadway's King Kong, Carmen Pavlovic (Global Creatures) and Roy Furman, have just released "Queen of New York," a new music video featuring Christiani Pitts, who stars as Ann Darrow in the new musical.  (more...)

Rehearsals Begin For Martin McDonagh's A VERY VERY VERY DARK MATTER and Cast is Updated
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

Rehearsals begin yesterday for the world premiere of Martin McDonagh's A Very Very Very Dark Matter at the Bridge Theatre. The cast comprises Johnetta Eula'Mae Ackles, Alistair Benson, Elizabeth Berrington, Paul Bradley, Noah Brignull, Jim Broadbent, Phil Daniels, Regan Garcia, Leo Hart, Graeme Hawley, Audrey Hayhurst, Kundai Kanyama, Lee Knight, Jamie McKie, Ryan Pope, James Roberts, Alice Selwyn, Austin Taylor, Amelia Walter and Annabelle Westenholz-Smith including nine children who will alternate a variety of roles. (more...)

Rave Reviews Releases Ranking of The 50 Most Beautiful Movies
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Rave Reviews, the innovative site that publishes entertaining guides and rankings based on advanced data-driven analysis, has published its ranking of the '50 Most Beautiful Movies.' The ranking is available here! (more...)

Telemundo Announces the Premiere of EL RECLUSO
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Telemundo announced today the premiere of “El Recluso” (The Inmate), the much anticipated prison thriller set to debut on Tuesday, September 25 at 10pm/9c. The 13-episode series starring Ignacio Serricchio (“Lost in Space,” “The Wedding Ringer,” “The Mule”) and Ana Claudia Talancón (“Love in the Time of Cholera,” “One Missed Call,” “El Crimen del Padre Amaro,” “Top Chef Mexico”), is based on the original hit Argentinian series, “El Marginal.” Produced by Telemundo International Studios, the series includes Director of Photography, Jaime Reynoso A.M.C. (“Aqui en La Tierra,” “Bloodline,” “Shooter,” “Ballers,” “The Glades,” and “Burn Notice”), and Oscar winning Production Designer, Brigitte Broch (“Moulin Rouge”). To view and download the key art and character photos, click here. (more...)

Kerry Butler, Rob McClure & More Join Pre-Broadway Tryout of BEETLEJUICE- Complete Cast Announced!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 22, 2018

Complete casting has been announced for the world premiere Pre-Broadway engagement of the new musical comedy Beetlejuice. (more...)

Town Stages Announces Summer Series Of Movie Nights
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Town Stages Summer Series of Movie Nights continues with upcoming movie night showings at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, NYC. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 19, 2018
by - Aug 19, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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