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The cult 1992 film became a smash 2012 Broadway musical, and Newsies now makes its long-awaited Muny premiere. With incredible music by Alan Menken, Newsies reveals the thrilling story of the Newsboy Strike of 1899 – how a bunch of rag tag orphans took on the mighty Joe Pulitzer and nearly brought down the city of New York. Newsies at The Muny is guaranteed to make headlines.


Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of IT'S ONLY A PLAY at the Phoenix Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Written by Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, It's Only a Play is a celebration of theatre at its best and theatre people at their not-so-best. The show takes place on opening night of Peter Austin's new play. At the home of his wealthy producer, Peter is joined by his best friend, the show's aging starlet, the director, and a drama critic, as the unlikely group anxiously awaits the late-night newspaper reviews. It's Only a Play promises kooky characters and big laughs in a rare comedy that's as smart as it is funny! (more...)

TV/Broadway Stars Headline 42ND STREET at Scottsdale Musical Theater Company; Full Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Scottsdale Musical Theater Company announces the headliners for their July 2018 production of the classic musical 42nd Street (July 6 - 15, 2018). Charles Shaughnessy (TV's The Nanny , Days of Our Lives , Broadway's Urinetown) portray director Julian Marsh. He will be joined by 3-time Grammy Award-winning recording icon Debby Boone (#1 hit You Light Up My Life , Broadway's 7 Brides for 7 Brothers) as diva Dorothy Brock and rising Broadway star Eloise Kropp (Dames at Sea, On the Town, Cats) as Anytime Annie. Ms. Kropp will also create the show's tap choreography. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Series Premiere of Theater-Themed NBC Drama RISE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Below, check out first look photos from the Series Premiere episode of NBC's new theater-themed drama RISE. The show premieres on Tuesday, March 13 at 10-11 p.m. ET on NBC (more...)

This Week at 54 Below: Matthew Morrison, Kelli O'Hara, Eva Noblezada, Brandon Uranowitz and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

This week at Feinstein's/54 Below The Drowsy Chaperone In Concert, Matthew Morrison, 54 Sings Jason Mraz, The Skivvies and more! (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway's Aladdin, Telly Leung
by Theater People Podcast - Jan 8, 2018

On Monday, January 8, Theater People podcast welcome's back Broadway favorite Telly Leung. For the episode, Leung discusses recently winning the title role in Disney's ALADDIN on Broadway. He also shares stories from his recent work on IN TRANSIT and ALLEGIANCE. (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Central PA Awards; Fulton's NEWSIES Wins Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

The Public Theater Of San Antonio Announces Their 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Here is the list of shows that The Public Theater of San Antonio will be producing in their upcoming 2018-2019 Season! (more...)

Leg Up on Life Presents The Spoken Word Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2018

The Spoken Word Gala presented by Leg Up On Life is hosted by Daniel Gold who founded Leg Up On Life as a means for choreographers of all dance styles to present their work on a public platform while raising money for charitable organizations. (more...)

BWW BLOG: Upcoming 2018 Summer Stock Regional Theatre Opportunities
by Jessica Vanek - Jan 6, 2018

BWW BLOG: Upcoming 2018 Summer Stock Regional Theatre Opportunities (more...)

BWW Interview: Audience Choice Awards Prove Delightful Antidote to Maine Winter
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jan 6, 2018

On a bitter cold blizzard day in January, the Maine theatre community was deriving some warmth and cheer by celebrating its achievements with the 2017 Broadway World Audience Choice award winners. The sixteen theatre artists voted by Maine theatre-goers as the best in each category of performing and technical achievements were selected from a group of 69 finalists, culled from over 9000 nominees rwho epresented less than % of all those in contention for the accolades, and voting for the winners was close and competitive to the very end of the process. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/6/2018
by - Jan 6, 2018

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/6/2018. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 5, 2018
by - Jan 5, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Eight Schools Selected For International Thespian Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Eight schools have been honored with an invitation to perform on the main stage at the nation's leading high school theatre festival, which is produced by the Educational Theatre Association. The invitations are based on productions that were adjudicated last fall; three more schools will be invited this spring. (Complete list of schools and shows to-date follows.) (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Wichita Awards; MT Wichita NEWSIES WIns Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

VIDEO: Lena Hall Performs 'Tear Me Down' From HEDWIG in First Video in OBSESSED Series
by Stage Tube - Jan 5, 2018

SKB Records has launched the groundbreaking new music and video series LENA HALL Obesssed from the Tony Award winner and Grammy nominee that begins today, Friday, January 5. Hall, a singular artist who authentically and explosively brings the worlds of Rock and Broadway together, will release a monthly series of EPs over the course of 2018. Obsessed consists of 12 EPs, each released on the first Friday of every month, featuring stripped-down, emotionally-intensive covers of one artist or band with whom Lena is obsessed. Performance music videos have been created for all 54 songs in the series and a new music video will premiere every week in 2018. Obsessed is produced by Justin Craig, Lena Hall and Kurt Deutsch. Purchase the EPs, which are also available on all digital and streaming platforms, and view the videos at www.LenaHallObsessed.com. (more...)

Krysta Rodriguez to Join NSO for WEST SIDE STORY IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Broadway's Krysta Rodriguez of the Tony Award nominated revival of Spring Awakening, joins the cast of the National Symphony Orchestra'sWest Side Story in Concert, led by Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke, February 14, 16, and 17, 2018 in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Rodriguez replaces previously announced Ana Villafa e as Anita, who has withdrawn due to scheduling conflicts. (more...)

BWW 2017 Seattle Critic's Choice Awards (Jay's Picks)
by Jay Irwin - Jan 4, 2018

Dear Readers, it's been quite a year and, hopefully, we've come through it unscathed. God knows we've needed some shows to help us escape and others to make us think. But through it all we've had several shows that have proven to shine as some of the best of the year. Out of all the shows I was fortunate enough to see this year, I've selected a few that stood out. Here are those stand outs, a few honorable mentions and a few special mentions about which I just couldn't help myself but to mention in their own special way. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 4, 2018
by - Jan 4, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Kendra Kassebaum to Lead 5th Avenue Theatre's New Production of MAMMA MIA!, Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Rehearsals begin today for The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Mamma Mia!, the celebrated musical that features the music of global pop sensation ABBA. The 5th Avenue Theatre is the first producing theater company in the Pacific Northwest to be granted the rights to create its own refreshed version of the show, which toured the world for nearly 20 years. (more...)

Porchlight's New Faces Series Returns to the Skokie Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the second production in its 2017 2018 season of Chicago's hit musical revue series, New Faces Sing Broadway 1959, hosted by Gene Weygandt, directed by Adrian Abel Azevedo with music direction by David Fiorello, Monday, Feb. 26 at Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave in Skokie at 7:30 p.m. In tribute to the original New Faces series that ran on Broadway and on film from 1934 1968, Porchlight Music Theatre created the Chicago musical revue series, New Faces Sing Broadway as a showcase for the best emerging music talent now performing on Chicago stages. (more...)

CRT Announces Local Youth Auditions for Summer Productions
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Cortland Repertory Theatre is announcing local Youth Auditions for actors between the ages of 10 18 for the summer productions of the Disney musical Newsies (June 25 July 28, including rehearsals) and the Pulitzer prize winning play Our Town (July 16 August 11, including rehearsals). Auditions will be held on Thursday, January 25 from 4:00 7:00 PM at CRT Downtown, 24 Port Watson Street, Cortland. At 7:00 PM, a dance callback will be held, at which a dance combination will be taught to those individuals asked to stay. To schedule a Youth Audition appointment time, please call 607-753-6161. (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; Resorts World Manila Wins Best Venue!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Maine Awards; MSMT Newsies Wins BIG!
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jan 3, 2018

For the third consecutive year Maine State Music Theatre has swept the Broadway World Maine Audience Choice Awards, winning ten of the eleven categories for which it was eligible and taking home a record number of citations for its production of Newsies - ten awards, the most a single show has earned here. Other local theaters saw their artists and work recognized, among them the Good Theater, Mad Horse Theatre, Portland Payers, and Some Theatre. Competition was high and voting was often very close, and the runners up deserve special praise as well for being selected as finalists from over 9000 original nominations. Congratulations to all the talented artists who contribute to Maine's rich tapestry of theatre and to the BWW audience who supports live theatre! -(Carla Maria Verdino-Sullwold, Maine editor) The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents A CHORUS LINE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

WBT will open its 2018 theatre season with the hit Broadway musical A Chorus Line. This mega-hit captures the very soul of musical theater, and is one of the longest-running Broadway musicals ever. This beloved and iconic musical by James Kirkwood & Nicholas Dante with a brilliant and show-stopping score by Marvin Hamlisch & Lyrics by Edward Kleban, is a celebration of those unsung heroes of the Musical Theatre, the chorus dancers, valiant, over- dedicated, underpaid and highly trained troopers who back up the star and often make them look more talented. The characters portrayed in A Chorus Line are based upon the real life experiences of Broadway dancers. (more...)

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport's 2018 Season to Include NEWSIES, ELF, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2018

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport (Kevin O'Neill, Managing Director and Richard T. Dolce, Producing Artistic Director) announces its 2018-2019 Season. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Announces Cast for UP AND AWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to announce the cast of the world premiere of UP AND AWAY, January 25 April 15, 2018 at the CLO Cabaret. As part of its Next Generation Capital Campaign efforts, Pittsburgh CLO debuted a staged reading of this new musical comedy this past spring during New Musicals Weekend at the Benedum Center. Tickets are now available online at CLOCabaret.com, by phone at 412-456-6666 or in person at the Theater Square Box Office. UP AND AWAY is also available as part of a CLO Cabaret Series subscription package. (more...)

Billy Joe Kiessling Short Film 'Billy Me' Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Billy Joe Kiessling and Jake Appet have released their short film 'billy me' today chronicling the daily doings in the life of Kiessling while performing in NATASHA, PIERRE, & THE GREAT COMET on Broadway last summer; The film is available for free and streaming now on Vimeo (more...)

SISTER ACT, JR. to Hold Pilot Production at UCPAC Hamilton Stage in Rahway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

The Union County Performing Arts Center in association with Pixie Dust Players have announced a pilot production of Sister Act, Jr. at the Center's Hamilton Stage running from January 25 through 28. This production is being presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International. UCPAC has partnered with Pixie Dust Players to bring this performance to life along with many other performances as part of a Youth Programming initiative. (more...)

BWW Review: THE PRICE at Gulfshore Playhouse
by Emily Yorgey - Jan 19, 2018

If you are looking for a more low-key play that makes you think about the conflicts between obligation, desires, time, and money, THE PRICE is absolutely for you. Gulfshore Playhouse manages to bring to life a complex, compelling show that many people will be able to learn something from. Every aspect of this production was thought out very well, and I encourage you to see it if you are interested in experiencing an intense night of theatre. (more...)

Joshua Burrage, Natalie Walker, Daniel Quadrino And More Set For THE CAPULET PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM, Broadway's newest, most spacious, and funkiest cabaret club, presents The Capulet Party on Monday, March 19th. (more...)

Rising British Star George Rae Makes His USA Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

George Rae, one of the rising stars of Musical Theatre in London, is to make his New York City concert debut Monday February 5, 2018 at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

New Version Of ALADDIN JR. Now Available For Licensing
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

In partnership with Disney Theatrical Productions, Music Theatre International is now licensing an updated version of Aladdin JR. (more...)

BWW Interview: With the Exuberant Patrick Hinds, Creator of Theaterppl and Broadway Backstory Podcasts
by Mike Noland - Jan 18, 2018

The Broadway podcaster, Patrick Hinds talks about how he started, what led him to podcasting and how it's changed. You can feel his combustable energy and excitement as he talks about his life and what brought him to this world that he is 'Obsessed with.' (more...)

Jeremy Jordan Joins Broadway Concert Series in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

Producer Mark Cortale's Broadway concert series, hosted by Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky, has announced that Tony Award nominee and star of The CW's Supergirl Jeremy Jordan will join the internationally acclaimed series at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco this season on Sunday. (more...)

The Rhythm is Coming to Chicago - Tickets for ON YOUR FEET on Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

Broadway In Chicago and ON YOUR FEET! are delighted to announce that individual tickets for the hit Broadway musical, ON YOUR FEET!, will go on sale Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. ON YOUR FEET! congas its way back to Chicago where it originated its Pre-Broadway engagement the summer of 2015. 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, ON YOUR FEET! will play Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) for a limited three-week engagement March 21 through April 8, 2018. (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards; A TALE OF TWO CITIES Wins Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

Adam Heller and Julia Knitel Star in A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

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. Tickets are $79 - $99 and can be purchased at Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Opens Agatha Christie's THE MOUSETRAP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present the classic murder mystery Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap, January 16 through February 11. Check in to the Monkswell Manor and stay the night as murder is the name of the cruel game played with inside these walls. (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards; Newsies Wins Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL Comes to Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2018

SISTER ACT is a feel-good musical comedy smash hit based on the 1992 film that has audiences ready to rejoice! Featuring original music by Tony and 8-time Oscar winner ALAN MENKEN (Disney's Aladdin and Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Enchanted), dazzling dance routines and songs inspired by Motown, soul and disco, SISTER ACT is the funniest and funkiest musical around. SISTER ACT tells the hilarious story of Deloris Van Cartier, a disco diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Under protective custody she is hidden in the one place she won't be found - a Convent! Disguised as a nun and under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, sisterhood and music. Come and see why this fabulous show has been seen by more than 6 million people worldwide. Performances are January 19 - February 18 at 8 pm Friday & Saturday and 2 pm on Sunday, plus 8 pm on Thursday, February 15 and 2 pm on Saturday, February 17. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/12 - RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More!
by BWW Special - Jan 12, 2018

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 The Book of Mormon, Waitress, Love Never Dies, and More! (more...)

BUBBLE GUPPIES LIVE! Comes To The National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Put on your water wings and jump into a swimsational adventure! VStar Entertainment Group, Nickelodeon and Koba Entertainment present the U.S. debut of the live theatrical production Bubble Guppies Live! Ready to Rock. Based on Nickelodeon's hit preschool series Bubble Guppies, the show swims into Washington, D.C.'s National Theatre on Sunday, April 8, 2018 for performances at 2pm and 6pm. (more...)

Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

The the upcoming lineup of events coming your way next week at Feinstein's/54 Below! (more...)

Hilarity On The Horizon at Phoenix Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Written by Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, It's Only a Play is a celebration of theatre at its best and theatre people at their not-so-best. The show takes place on opening night of Peter Austin's new play. At the home of his wealthy producer, Peter is joined by his best friend, the show's aging starlet, the director, and a drama critic, as the unlikely group anxiously awaits the late-night newspaper reviews. It's Only a Play promises kooky characters and big laughs in a rare comedy that's as smart as it is funny! (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Birmingham Awards; NEWSIES Wins Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards; HAIRSPRAY Wins Best Comedic Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

Nominations for the 42nd Annual Carbonell Awards Have Been Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

For the first time in the awards history, the nomination are being announced live simultaneously by The Morning Lounge with Jill and Rich on Legends Radio100.3FM along with the Carbonell Awards FacebookLive simulcast from 6am-10am today. (more...)

Kendrick Brothers LIKE ARROWS Soars Onto Big Screens Nationwide for Two Nights This May
by Movies News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

From executive producers Alex and Stephen Kendrick ('War Room,' 'Courageous'), FamilyLife's Dennis and Barbara Rainey, and Bob Lepine, the inspirational event 'Like Arrows' will debut in movie theaters nationwide for two nights this May. (more...)

BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN! is Sensational at the Eccles
by Tyler Hinton - Jan 10, 2018

The national tour of SOMETHING ROTTEN! has arrived at the Eccles Theater with the sensational first touring cast still in tow. With a Broadway-worthy leading cast and a hilarious book and score, you don't want to miss a New York night out right here in Utah. (more...)

ON YOUR FEET Congas into Rochester
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

RBTL's Auditorium Theatre is pleased to announce that the Rochester 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 star Cuban-American Broadway actress Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan, and acclaimed stage and television actor Mauricio Martinez, playing Emilio Estefan. ON YOUR FEET! will play RBTL's Auditorium TheatreFebruary 6-11, 2018, as part of the 2017-2018 M&T Bank Broadway Season presented by RBTL and Albert Nocciolino. Tickets are available via ticketmaster.com, 800.745.3000 and the Box Office. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 585-277-3325. (more...)

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