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On the Town - West End

Based on the ballet Fancy Free by Leonard Bernstein


by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2020
Not even a global pandemic can shut down the power of music. In the face of COVID-19, Seattle Opera and other arts groups are finding creative new ways to perform. This week, Seattle Opera announced its new recital series, Songs of Summer, which will bring beloved singers to a new stagea?"your phone, tablet, or computer screen. Beginning weekly on May 28, recitals will be available to stream on Seattle Opera's website, Facebook, and YouTube.  
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
Feinstein's/54 Below has added two original shows to #54BelowatHome, a series of streamed performances to provide theater fans everywhere with artistic content from their favorite artists.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
NYC Ballet principal dancer and Broadway performer, Tiler Peck, and fellow dancer Kyle Harris, today released their debut children's book, Katarina Ballerina.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020
In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and providing motivation to get up and get shakin', we're taking a look back and paying tribute to some of the greatest dance numbers in musical theater history!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020
VIRTUAL HALSTON, a new early cocktail hour live-stream broadcast starring comic actress Julie Halston on Fridays at 5 p.m., has announced a fresh lineup of guest stars who will join Ms. Halston each week, starting with TOOTSIE Tony nominee Lilli Cooper on Friday, May 29 at 5 p.m. (EDT)
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020
On June 7 at 7:30pm EDT, Works & Process at the Guggenheim will present the premiere of Storm as part of the Works & Process Artists (WPA) Virtual Commission Series.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020
This week's episode of Opera Orlando's new weekly live-stream, The High Note, will celebrate its Youth Company. The Opera Orlando Youth Company under the leadership of music and education director Robin Jensen has transitioned the remainder of its 2019-20 curriculum online.
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2020
As we pause today to remember their sacrifice, BroadwayWorld is looking back on stories of past wars, undying patriotism and true courage, which have been the topics of countless films, television series, and of course... theatre. Below we celebrate our armed forces with songs from musicals that  tell their story.
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2020
Memorial Day weekend festivities might not be quite what we're used to this year, but that doesn't mean that you can't celebrate in song. Need some showtunes to liven up your solo barbecue? BroadwayWorld has got you covered!
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
Feinstein's/54 Below continues their #54BelowAtHome series tonight with I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been - Home Edition!
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
A diverse cast of Broadway, TV, film, dance, and opera stars unite for an Interactive Virtual Pride Kick-Off Party and concert to raise money for LGBTQ+ homeless youth
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
SMASH is setting its sights on Broadway with a creative dream team and an official title of SMASH, A New Musical. The news was announced today by Steven Spielberg, Robert Greenblatt and Neil Meron who will serve as lead producers. They are developing a live stage adaptation inspired by the NBC series of the same name on which they all worked together.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
 Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater, continues JOE'S PUB LIVE!, its series of live-streamed and archived performances from their stage in New York City. Designed to facilitate social connection during this time of physical distancing, Joe's Pub will share events with audiences worldwide each Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8PM Eastern.
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020
The indomitable spirit of New York City Pride can never be dampened, and Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater, continues to stand in solidarity with the LGBTQIA+ community. Joe's Pub invites its fans from all over the world to come together and celebrate Pride inside with JOE'S PUB LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020
North Texas high school students, teachers, and their theater departments were celebrated in a virtual ceremony of the 9th Annual Dallas Summer Musicals High School Musical Theatre Awards (DSM HSMTA) on Thursday, May 14.
by Stephen Mosher - May 12, 2020
Broadway, off-Broadway and Cabaret great Julie Halston readies herself for a new adventure in online entertainment with VIRTUAL HALSTON.
by Student Blogger: Angela LaRose - May 11, 2020
We love you, Class of 2021! It's your turn to shine!!! a??a??a??a??a??a??a??
by Stephen Mosher - May 11, 2020
The reigning king of cabaret elegance talks with Stephen Mosher about style, musicianship, education and jewelry.. a lot of jewelry.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020
Multi-Hype focuses on blossoming the professional artist as a whole.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020
Julie Halston is coming to a laptop near you! After ranting and raving on stages and cocktail parties, the comedy queen will launch 'Virtual Halston,' a weekly half-hour gab-fest spotlighting her famous friends.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2020
Jesse Tyler Ferguson will be hosting WE ARE ONE PUBLIC: A One Night Only virtual event to support The Public Theater on Monday, June 1! The event will be streamed on The Public's website, YouTube, and Facebook. The evening of performances and stories will be directed by Kenny Leon, with music direction by Ted Sperling.
by Stage Tube - May 1, 2020
Vanessa Hudgens and Max Clayton - who both made their Broadway debuts in Gigi - have shared a video of themselves performing a virtual duet to Breaking Free from High School Musical!
by Stephi Wild - May 1, 2020
Today's top stories: Check out the nominees for the 2020 Drama League Awards, and more!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2020
On this day in 2003, the curtain went up on the legendary Bernadette Peters as Mama Rose in Gypsy on Broadway!
by Peter Nason - Mar 30, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2020
We asked our readers to share their theatre memories for #WorldTheatreDay and they did not disappoint! Thanks for celebrating with us!
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2020
To pass the time in quarantine, Jagged Little Pill star, Elizabeth Stanley, took a seat at her keyboard for a short medley of Alanis hits!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2020
Today's top stories: Alan Menken revealed Hercules will return to the stage! Plus, read all about today's upcoming online events!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2020
Broadway talents including Lena Hall (Hedwig), Ben Platt (Dear Evan Hansen) and Barrett Wilbert Weed (Mean Girls) will be featured in a daily marathon launched by the acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series on Instagram's IGTV.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2020
Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) announced the nominations for the 2020 Tommy Tune Awards as well as changes to the awards show today.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Mar 16, 2020
Broadway may be dark for the time being but this week Little Known Facts is bringing you light and joy in the form of Elizabeth Stanley- star of the rock musical sensation, Jagged Little Pill. Elizabeth began her JLP journey with a self-tape in her bedroom. With her camera on a step ladder and the Christmas letter she reads in the play set up on her computer she was able to self tape in her bedroom and send it in to the musicals creative team. That began a journey with this musical that began over 3 years ago. Elizabeth shares stories from first readings to the  rehearsal room to Broadway. 
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 14, 2020
We can all do our part to support entertainment venues during the Covid-19 outbreak. These times will pass and theatergoers will be excited to enjoy great entertainment opportunities once again. Here are a few ideas that we hope our readers will appreciate.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2020
The Crazy Coqs Presents continues its season of new shows, each with a different musical theme, presented by lyricist Mark Robert Petty with Musical Direction by Henry Brennan.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical opened at Manchester Opera House on Wednesday 11 March. The creators of both the film and stage musical were in attendance along with some VIP guests, with an after show party held at the Science and Technology Museum.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
Flying Over Sunset is officially in previews on Broadway! The musical, with book and direction by James Lapine, music by Tom Kitt, and lyrics by Michael Korie, and choreography by Michelle Dorrance will open Thursday, April 16.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020
Starting Tuesday, April 14, American Dad! is celebrating its 15th anniversary with a selection of episodes handpicked by the series' co-creator Matt Weitzman. The episodes will center on a different character each day, April 14-17 and April 21-24. Then, the 15th anniversary marathon will air Monday, April 27 with Weitzman's top 15 favorite episodes.
by TV News Desk - Apr 9, 2020
Inside Job/Entertainment One (eOne) and Aberdeen, Scotland-based rock quartet Cold Years are excited to present “Electricity,” the third track to be lifted from the Friday, September 4 release of the band's highly anticipated, forthcoming debut album, Paradise (pre-order).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020
Barrington Stage Company has released the newest video of their BSC@Home series featuring Elizabeth Stanley, BSC Associate Artist and star of Broadway's JAGGED LITTLE PILL!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020
BroadwayHD has announced its upcoming May lineup, which includes a slate full of adored classics and brand new series debuts.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020
Broadway veteran Jessica Lee Goldyn (Broadway/NY: A Chorus Line (Val/Cassie), Hello Dolly!, Finding Neverland, Tuck Everlasting, On The Town (Ivy Smith)) will bring her love for teaching and infectious energy to teach an all levels family jazz class for I Can Do That NYC on Saturday, April 25th at 12pm EST.
by BWW Prompts - Apr 22, 2020
We want to hear from you! We're starting #BwayWorldPrompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater conversation.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020
A new survey has found Nonprofit Arts Organizations In Atlanta Will Collectively Lose More Than $10,000,000. This data is part of a push for the arts sector to receive additional economic relief.
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2020
L. Steven Taylor and Holly Ann Butler performed a Rent parody, called 'The Tango Quarantine.'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2020
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that Broadway Bounty Hunter a?' Original Cast Recording will be available on digital and streaming formats on Friday, April 24.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020
While in-person live performances are waiting in the wings, Bucks County Playhouse is presenting Playhouse Live! -- the free live-streaming variety show on Sundays at 7 p.m. This week, Sunday April 19, the Playhouse will feature its popular story-telling series, 'Word of Mouth' hosted by renowned storyteller, Michaela Murphy, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
NY1 has shared a video of Tony Yazbeck tap-dancing while at home in quarantine.  Check out the video below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
Tony Award Winner Ali Stroker (Broadway: Oklahoma; Deaf West's Spring Awakening); Lilli Cooper (Broadway: Tootsie, Tony Nominee; Spongebob Squarepants), Teal Wicks (Broadway: The Cher Show; Finding Neverland), Ciara Renee (Broadway: Frozen; Big Fish), Eric William Morris (Broadway: King Kong), Alyse Alan Louis (Broadway: Amelie; The Public: Soft Power), Danny Gardner (Broadway: On the Town), Jennifer Blood (Broadway: Matilda; Violet), Alexis Floyd (a?oeThe Bold Typea??) have joined this week's lineup for Seniorly Presents: Curtain Up! a live show created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
Michael Kushner and Broadway Podcast Network are launching Dear Multi-Hyphenate, a new podcast that shares stories and experiences from multi-hyphenates, or artists who have multiple proficiencies that cross pollinate to help flourish professional capabilities.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2020
The Gateway continues its virtual web series 'SESSIONS WITH THE STARS' next week with Broadway's Elizabeth Stanley of Alanis Morissette's debut musical Jagged Little Pill.