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Imperial Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
249 West 45th St.

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Based on the ballet Fancy Free by Leonard Bernstein

Irina Dvorovenko Joins Cast of SHADOWS: A DANCE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

This gothic and ghostly love story whispers of forbidden love … in this world and the next. And leading that "next" world is former principal dancer for American Ballet Theatre, Irina Dvorovenko as the mysterious 'Woman in Red.' (more...)

Birdland Presents Tony Yazbeck and More Week Of December 10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with Stacey Kent, Gunhild Carling Sweden's 'Queen of Swing," The Ron Aprea Big Band and Vocalist Angela DeNiro, and more! (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/30 - THE MUSIC MAN, HAMILTON, GUYS AND DOLLS, and More!
by BWW Special - Nov 30, 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 MUSIC MAN, HAMILTON, GUYS AND DOLLS, and More! (more...)

BUTTONS: A NEW MUSICAL FILM Comes to Movie Theaters Nationwide This Holiday Season for One Night
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

From creator/director Tim Janis comes “Buttons: A New Musical Film.” This heartwarming, family-friendly feature takes audiences on a journey to discover that sometimes believing can be the greatest adventure of all! (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 11/29: Cody Simpson Begins Performances in ANASTASIA, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Nov 29, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Cody Simpson begins performances in Anastasia, and more! (more...)

Debut of the Month: Courtenay Collins Arrives at THE PROM In Style
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 29, 2018

Today Courtenay Collins speaks to BroadwayWorld and explains why making her Broadway debut as THE PROM's Mrs. Greene has truly been a blessing. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Barrington Stage Company Benefit Honoring John Rando!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 28, 2018

Over the past hundred years the theater community has celebrated some of the most notable events in Broadway's history at the Friars Club.   Last night the Barrington Stage Co. the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, Ma. under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd held their New York City Benefit in the legendary building where so many legends of the theater community have socialized and entertained each other.   John Rando the famed director was celebrated for his extraordinary talent and his contributions to BSC.  John has directed two of the most popular musicals in BSC history, The Pirates of Penzance and On the Town, which transferred to Broadway and received four Tony Award nominations, including Best Director.  At BSC John also directed The Royal Family of Broadway and Guys and Dolls and on Broadway, he won a Tony Award for his direction of Urinetown, The Musical.   (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Joins Lineup for Centre Stage Cabaret Benefit Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

Too busy to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season? 'Humbug!' This Christmas, be transported back to 1940s America, the golden age of radio, to experience featured holiday musical performances from the era, and all the characters and sounds of that beloved tale of Christmas cheer, Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. (more...)

Scoop: NBC PRIMETIME SCHEDULE, 11/26-12/23
by TV Scoop - Nov 27, 2018

Get all the scoop on NBC PRIMETIME SCHEDULE, 11/26-12/23, airing on NBC on Tuesday, November 27, 2018! (more...)

Verb Ballets Hosts Dance For Everyone Open House
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

Verb presents the community dance program open house at the new Verb Ballets Center for Dance on Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 2:00-5:00pm. The Verb Ballet Center for Dance, located at 3558 Lee Road in Shaker Heights inside The Dealership, is the new home for the professional dance company and community dance program. (more...)

BWW Review: THE NUTCRACKER Maine State Ballet
by Dan Marois - Nov 26, 2018

The interesting thing about The Nutcracker at the Merrill Auditorium in Portland, Maine is just how quickly an audience can settle into it, year after year, like a cup of hot chocolate on a cold night. The venue is packed with an audience of all ages, some dressed in their 'night On the Town' finery while others sport flannel shirts, jeans and a baseball cap. That's the magic of this production, a full-scale ballet and orchestra that appeals to a wide-ranging audience here in Maine. (more...)

Broadway Symposium Announce 2019 Dates
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2018

The Broadway Stage Management Symposium (BSMS) is back for it's fifth year of sharing insights and information about stage management and Broadway. The BSMS brings together the most experienced and highly-regarded Stage Management professionals on Broadway for an immersive two-day program that offers practical insights, instruction, and inspiration for anyone interested in stage management. (more...)

Rauch, Ovenden, Strallen y Trehearn protagonizarán un concierto en Barcelona
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Nov 22, 2018

En el 100º aniversario de Leonard Bernstein, llegara a la Ciudad Condal un homenaje unico con la Orquestra Simfonica de Barcelona dirigido por Alfonso Casado y Mariano Detry (more...)

VIDEO: Watch King Kong on the Thanksgiving Day Parade!
by Stage Tube - Nov 22, 2018

Roar! Watch King Kong perform on this morning's Thanksgiving Day Parade! (more...)

Parade Perfection- Relive Our Favorite Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Performances of Years Past!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2018

While we countdown the big day, take a trip down memory lane with some of our favorite parade performances of years gone by! (more...)

Photo Flash: 54 Celebrates French Woods At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2018

On Sunday, November 18th, Feinstein's/54 Below celebrated the popular and prolific summer camp, French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Puts On Their Monday Clothes to Celebrate Bernadette Peters at MTC's Fall Benefit!
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 20, 2018

Just last night, Manhattan Theatre Club presented its 2018 Fall Benefit, honoring legendary three-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters. Peters has been a longtime member of the MTC family, since she co-starred with Christine Baranski in Sally and Marsha, directed by Lynne Meadow in 1982, at which time she joined the MTC Board. (more...)

Liz Callaway, Beth Malone, Lillias White, & More Bring Broadway To LGBTQ Synagogue for Benefit With Seth Rudetsky
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

SiriusXM Broadway host and acclaimed artist Seth Rudetsky and guest performers present a benefit for Congregation Beit Simchat Torah (130 West 30th Street), New York's LGBTQS synagogue, on December 10 at 7:00pm. Attendees will enjoy an intimate performance - capped at just 180 seats - in CBST's magnificent Wine Family Sanctuary, and a Meet-The-Stars reception. Tickets available now at (more...)

Rachel Bay Jones, Norm Lewis, and More Announced For A.R.T.'s EXTRAORDINARY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2018

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T) at Harvard University has announced additional featured guests that will appear in ExtraOrdinary, a celebration of musical theater at the A.R.T. directed by Paulus. (more...)

Photo Flash: ANYTHING GOES Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

Arena Stage presents  Cole Porter's madcap seafaring musical, Anything Goes, with music and lyrics by Porter; original book by P.G. Wodehouse and Guy Bolton, with co-authors Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse; and new book by Timothy Crouse and John Weidman. (more...)

Barrington Stage Co To Celebrate John Rando At BSC/NYC Benefit; Elizabeth Stanley, Scarlett Strallen, and More to Perform
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, will host its annual New York City Benefit, BSC/NYC, on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, to honor director and BSC Associate Artist John Rando with the William Finn Award for Innovation and Excellence in Musical Theatre. This one-night only cabaret will take place at the Friars Club (57 East 55th Street). (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse Announces Cast And Creative Of ELF
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

The Music Hall and the Ogunquit Playhouse announce the cast and creative team of Elf The Musical, on stage November 28 - December 16 at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

A whirlwind night On the Town closes California Repertory Company's fall season with laughs and revelations. The Drunken City by Adam Bock plays at the University Theatre from November 29-December 8. (more...)

Griff Rhys Jones, Lucie Jones, And More Will Lead London Musical Theatre Orchestra's Concert Version Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

London Musical Theatre Orchestra are proud to announce the full cast of the 2018 production of their spectacular concert version of A Christmas Carol adapted by Alan Menken, Lynn Ahrens and Mike Ockrent from the original story by Charles Dickens. (more...)

KING KONG Announces Digital Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

King Kong has announced that it will have a digital lottery! (more...)

Birdland Announces December 2018 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Photo Flash: HOLIDAY INN Celebrates Opening Night at Marriott Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

Celebrate a whole year of holidays in one wonderful musical with the regional premiere of Irving Berlin's joyous HOLIDAY INN, running November 7 through January 6 with a press opening on November 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Marriott Theatre (10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire). Inspired by the 1942 classic film,HOLIDAY INN features a beloved score by one of the greatest songwriters in American history, Irving Berlin. Tony Award nominee Denis Jones (Pre-Broadway: Tootsie; Broadway: Holiday Inn; Broadway/Marriott Theatre:Honeymoon in Vegas) directs and choreographs this Broadway hit, joined by Jeff Award-winning Musical DirectorRyan T. Nelson. (more...)

The Drama League Announces Line-Up For DIRECTORFEST 2019
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

The Drama League announced today the 2019 line-up of DirectorFest, the only festival in the United States exploring the art of contemporary stage directing. For its 35th year, the festival will include six fully-staged productions, a showcase evening of a new musical, discussion forums, and conversations with America's notable directors.  (more...)

Annie Golden, Thom Sesma, and More to Feature in THE ENCHANTED COTTAGE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group is proud to announce the final presentation of the 13th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those who share his fierce 'art as activism' precepts, presented monthly at Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). The acclaimed 2018 season will conclude on December 17th with Shaw contemporary Arthur Wing Pinero's The Enchanted Cottage. (more...)

Collegiate Theatrics: Belmont University's BOBBY HOGAN
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 13, 2018

It's been a typically hectic semester for Belmont University senior Bobby Hogan: he completed his run as Davey in Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre's production of Newsies, started rehearsal on his next show, began preparations for his own senior show next semester and continued as a varsity cheerleader at the school. (more...)

VIDEO: HOLIDAY INN Dances Into the Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Nov 13, 2018

Celebrate a whole year of holidays in one wonderful musical with the regional premiere of Irving Berlin's joyous HOLIDAY INN, running November 7 through January 6 with a press opening on November 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Marriott Theatre (10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire). Inspired by the 1942 classic film, HOLIDAY INN features a beloved score by one of the greatest songwriters in American history, Irving Berlin. Tony Award nominee Denis Jones (Pre-Broadway: Tootsie; Broadway: Holiday Inn; Broadway/Marriott Theatre: Honeymoon in Vegas) directs and choreographs this Broadway hit, joined by Jeff Award-winning Musical Director Ryan T. Nelson. (more...)

Perry Laylon Ojeda Brings JUST IN TIME:THE SONGS OF BETTY COMDEN & ADOLPH GREEN at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

After a hit run at Palm Springs' Coachella Valley Rep, a string of high profile performances at acclaimed jazz club Upstairs at Vitello's in Los Angeles and an exclusive engagement onboard the Norwegian Cruise Line's mega ship The Escape,  PERRY LAYLON OJEDA brings his solo act: JUST IN TIME: The Songs of Betty Comden & Adolph Green to Feinstein's/54 Below in New York City on April 4th 2019 at 9:30pm. Book your tickets NOW by clicking HERE! (more...)

Bid Now on A Night at Crosby Street Hotel, Dinner and Wine Pairings at L'Artusi & a Carnegie Hall Membership
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Enjoy a lux night On the Town in NYC with a stay at Crosby Street Hotel, a 3-course dinner for 2 plus wine pairings at L'Artusi, and a membership to Carnegie Hall which includes complementary passes to 4 concert rehearsals. (more...)

by TV Scoop - Nov 12, 2018

Get all the scoop on NBC PRIMETIME SCHEDULE, 11/12-12/9, airing on NBC on Monday, November 12, 2018! (more...)

Grant Richards of Signature Theatre's BILLY ELLIOT Takes Over Instagram Today!
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Nov 10, 2018

Go behind the scenes of Signature Theatre's Billy Elliot with Grant Richards as he takes over the BroadwayWorld Instagram today, November 10th! Follow along as Richards shows you his two show day while performing as Adult Billy! Be sure to tune in today! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Dance Through 100 Years of Jerome Robbins' Legacy at the NYPL for the Performing Arts!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 9, 2018

Jerome Robbins, world renowned for his work as a choreographer and director of ballet and theater, film and television, would have been 100 years old on October 11, 2018. In honor of his life and legacy, The Jerome Robbins Foundation, partnering with other institutions across the country and around the world, celebrates his centennial year through Spring 2019. (more...)

by Fiona Scott - Dec 9, 2018

The dazzling orchestra are travelling around the UK with their new At the Movies concert tour, packed full of classic film scores. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Tony Yazbeck, Matt Doyle, Rebecca Luker & Many More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2018

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. Highlights this week include: Matt Doyle, Tony Yazbeck, Broadway Goes A Cappella, and The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Concert (more...)

Emmy Winner and Tony Nominee Joshua Bergasse to Direct and Choreograph SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE at the Ordway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts raised the curtain with a sneak peek of its 2019-2020 Broadway Series by announcing the all-new incarnation of the Grammy Award-winning, Tony Award-nominated, Broadway hit Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Announces Spring 2019 Season
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its spring 2019 season. Since 1984 the performing arts series has championed new works and offered audiences unprecedented access to leading creators. Programs explore the artistic process through stimulating discussions and riveting performance highlights. Each 70-minute program takes place in the intimate Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Peter B. Lewis Theater. Additional information is available at (more...)

Danny Marin's Back With An All New Cabaret: MEDIOCRE AT BEST
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

BroadwayWorld Cabaret Award nominee, Best Solo Show 2017 (Danny Marin: The Nicest Bitch You Know). (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

LOVEVILLE HIGH: A PROM IN NINE MUSICAL PODCASTS will be launching on January 7, 2019 downloadable on iTunes, Spotify, and all music sharing sites. With book and lyrics by David Zellnik (Drama Desk nominated Yank!) and music by Eric Svejcar (Disney's Peter Pan Jr. with Zellnik) (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

From the producers of the box office smash Girls Night: The Musical comes the must see holiday show, 'Twas A Girls Night Before Christmas: The Musical. This Christmas sequel makes a stop at Alberta Bair Theater on Friday, December 14 at 7:30 p.m. and is intended for an adult audience. (more...)

Fra Fee Announces Concert At 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents FRA FEE in SEISÚN on January 7th, 2019 at 7PM. (more...)

BWW Feature: Travis Cloer is special guest in THE COCKTAIL CABARET at Cleopatra's Barge in Caesars Palace
by Debbie Hall - Dec 4, 2018

The holiday spirit has captured the "The Cocktail Cabaret," the intimate show celebrating the cocktail hour. After performing with the Las Vegas Philharmonic and headlining "Christmas at my House," special guest Travis Cloer will join the regular cast bringing his powerful vocals to Cleopatra's Barge in Caesars Palace Dec. 5-8. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Extends World-Premiere Musical DIANA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

Due to popular demand, La Jolla Playhouse announces a week-long extension for its upcoming world premiere musical Diana, featuring the Tony Award-winning Memphis creative team of Joe DiPietro (librettist/lyricist), David Bryan (composer/lyricist) and Playhouse Artistic Director and 2017 Tony recipient Christopher Ashley (director), along with Tony Award nominee Kelly Devine (choreographer) and Ian Eisendrath (music supervisor). (more...)

Hart House Theatre Presents the Original Rock Musical HAIR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2018

Opening on January 18, Hart House Theatre presents the rock musical Hair, an iconic work that celebrates its 50th anniversary at a time of new-found social justice movements and civil unrest. Directed and choreographed by a multi-faceted talent, Julie Tomaino, featuring showcase performances by trained, emergent talent, and supported by a professional production team, Hair is sure to knock your proverbial socks off. (more...)

Lexi Lawson, Ali Ewoldt, And Desi Oakley Lead BROADWAY IS 850 STRONG Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents "Broadway is 850 Strong," a benefit concert for the victims of Hurricane Michael on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 9:30 pm. (more...)

Andrea McArdle And Donna McKechnie Celebrate Sondheim And Hamlisch At Feinstein's At The Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

Two of Broadway's most endearing leading ladies-Andrea McArdle and Donna McKechnie-celebrate two of America's most beloved musical theatre composers-Stephen Sondheim and Marvin Hamlisch-at Feinstein's at the Nikko on Friday, January 18 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, January 19 (8 p.m.). (more...)

First Night's Top Ten of 2018 Announced in Nashville Tonight
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 10, 2018

In anticipation of the gala 30th anniversary celebration of The First Night Awards, Tennessee's best and brightest in live theater were revealed tonight as First Night's Top Ten of 2018 - reviewer and critic Jeffrey Ellis' annual recognition for theater in the Volunteer State - were announced during a Facebook Live presentation from Nashville. (more...)

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