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Based on the ballet Fancy Free by Leonard Bernstein


VIDEO: NY1 Team Gets 'Wonka-Fied' for Annual Halloween Parade
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

In preparation of tonight's broadcast of the event, the on-air team at NY1 got 'Wonka-fied,' donning the colorful costumes from the hit Broadway musical, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. (more...)

BWW TV: NEWSIES Seizes the Day at Marriott Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 31, 2017

From the bustling streets of New York City at the turn of the 20th century comes the Tony Award-winning new American musical, NEWSIES, making headlines at the Marriott Theatre just in time for the holidays, running October 25 through December 31 with a press opening on Wednesday, November 1 at 8 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Featuring an electrifying score with music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken and lyrics by Jack Feldman, and book by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, NEWSIES is the ultimate story of courage and overcoming one's fears. Jeff Award nominee Alex Sanchez (Marriott Theatre: Evita, On the Town, Mary Poppins) brings his high-octane energy and brilliance to direct and choreograph the heartwarming piece, with Musical Direction by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson. (more...)

DVR Alert: Cast of Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Performs on THE VIEW Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Today, Oct. 31, the cast of Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY will perform on ABC's THE VIEW. (more...)

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre 2018 Season to Feature PETER PAN, AS YOU LIKE IT, and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have today announced details of their 2018 season, which includes Peter Pan, As You Like It, Dinosaur World Live, Little Shop of Horrors, and The Turn of the Screw, a co-production with English National Opera. (more...)

Virginia Arts Festival Announces 22nd Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Mark your calendar for masterworks from every art form in the Virginia Arts Festival's 22nd season. (more...)

VIDEO: Christian Borle & CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Cast Perform Medley on THE VIEW
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

On today's THE VIEW, Tony Award winner Christine Borle and the cast of Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY performed a medley of songs, including 'The Candy Man.' Check out the appearance below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jay Armstrong Johnson Gets Ready for a Not so Scary Halloween Party at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Walter McBride - Oct 30, 2017

Jay Armstrong Johnson's Not So Scary Halloween Party is back by popular demand after a sold out party in 2016. Conceived, written, and directed by Jay, and backed by an 8 piece band led by Rodney Bush, Jay will be joined by a slew of Broadway talent including Alysha Umphress (On the Town), Major Attaway(Aladdin), Ben Fankhauser (Newsies), Julia Mattison (Godspell), Danny Quadrino (Wicked), Kerstin Anderson (Sound of Music), Katie Thomson (Giant), and a cast of many more crazy and kooky characters. Get ready for an upbeat and eclectic set of tunes from Broadway to Jazz to Pop to Rock, and COME IN COSTUME! You might just win the costume contest. Throw back some of Winifred's Life Potion and order the fried chicken special made exclusively forJay's Not So Scary Halloween Party, and then party with the cast across the street at Characters after the 9:30pm performance. (more...)

BWW Interview: John Mauceri Conducting His Life Anywhere He Wants To Be
by Gil Kaan - Nov 9, 2017

Conductor extraordinaire John Mauceri, at 72 years young, has the memory of a straight-A college kid vividly recalling detailed facts of incidents long ago right off the top of his head. The go-to expert on all subjects Leonard Bernstein, John will be conducting BERNSTEIN ON STAGE at the Valley Performing Arts Center (The Soraya) November 17, 2017. John most graciously chatted on the phone with me for an hour from his New York home after just returning from Mexico. (more...)

Breaking: KING KONG Will Officially Swing to the Broadway Theatre Next Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Producers Carmen Pavlovic (Global Creatures) and Roy Furman have just announced that King Kong, will open at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) on November 8, 2018. Preview performances will begin Friday, October 5, 2018. (more...)

See Current Standings In The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

See Current Standings In The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote! (more...)

THE COCKTAIL CABARET to Debut at Cleopatra's Barge at Caesars Palace
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Las Vegas tourists and locals will be immersed in classic vintage Vegas with the debut of The Cocktail Cabaret, a new live musical show opening on Thurs., Nov. 30 at the famed Cleopatra's Barge at Caesars Palace. (more...)

NYFOS to Present TAKE CARE OF THIS HOUSE: A BERNSTEIN CELEBRATION
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

On Today, November 7 at 8:00 p.m., as part of the worldwide 'Bernstein at 100' celebration, NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG-'one of the longstanding delights of New York's music scene' (The New York Times)-opens its 2017-18 Mainstage series at Merkin Concert Hall with Take Care of This House: A Bernstein Celebration. (more...)

Les Lankhorst in A CROONER CHRISTMAS at MTH
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

After selling out 3 nights of MTH's A Night On the Town with Les Lankhorst, the award-winning vocalist and tribute artist is bringing his acclaimed Holiday show to MTH's Stage Two for 3 nights this December. His new Holiday show, Les Lankhorst in A Crooner Christmas Sinatra Style, is a swingin' holiday show for the whole family. Les will be joined on stage by all-star musicians including KC legend Walter Bryant on keys. Lankhorst says 'this holiday show combines swinging standards, holiday favorites and my personal touch of humor into a hip, evening out for anyone who loves great music.' (more...)

Scoop: THE FLASH on THE CW - Today, November 7, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE FLASH, airing on THE CW today, November 7, 2017! (more...)

New Pilgrim Musical THE NEW WORLD Starts Tonight at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Pilgrims wash ashore in Massachusetts - turning North American life on its ear - in the world premiere production of the new musical comedy, 'The New World.' Performances begin tonight, November 7, and run through December 2, with an official opening on November 11 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Scottsdale Center Announces Holiday Programming
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts offers a wide variety of holiday shows in December something to suit everyone's taste ranging from the tart-tongued Sister in Sister's Christmas Catechism to masterful mariachis performing in A Merry-Achi Christmas to a singalong to the film Grease. Here's what's coming up: (more...)

Photo Flash: Cheyenne Jackson, Jenna Ushkowitz, Tonya Pinkins and More Attend HELLO AGAIN Film Premiere in NYC
by Movies News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

The New York premiere of the film HELLO AGAIN took place last night, Monday, November 6, at Cin polis Chelsea in NYC. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Leslie Odom Jr., Sutton Foster & More Set for December at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has announced its programs and events for December 2017 - scroll down for details! (more...)

Will Swenson and More to Celebrate Joe Iconis at Barrington Stage Company's BSC/NYC Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

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 Monday, November 13, 2017, to celebrate their New Works Initiative and honor composer Joe Iconis with the William Finn Award for Innovation and Excellence in Musical Theatre. (more...)

Breaking: Another Op'nin'! Kelli O'Hara Will Lead Roundabout's KISS ME, KATE Revival in 2019
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Broadway is going to get hot in 2019. Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) just announced a new Broadway production of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate starring Kelli O'Hara in the hilarious duo leading roles of Kate and Lilli Vanessi. (more...)

RISING STAR 4 Competition Continues at Rise Bar with Natalie Joy Johnson and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

The fourth season of the RISING STAR competition continues Tuesday, November 7th, at Rise Bar. (more...)

BWW Interview: Mario Frangoulis & Frances Ruffelle
by Peter Danish - Nov 4, 2017

Marius and Eponine are finally reunited! Mario Frangoulis and Frances Ruffelle at Lincoln Center November 6th. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Evan Casey
by Elliot Lanes - Nov 3, 2017

Today's subject Evan Casey is currently living his theatre life onstage at Signature Theatre, his DC theatrical home base in An Act of God. The production runs through November 26. (more...)

Broadway's Robert Hartwell Launches The Broadway Collective's 2018 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Broadway veteran and Original Broadway Cast member of the Tony Award-winning revival of Hello, Dolly!, Robert Hartwell launches the 3rd season of The Broadway Collective a traveling, multi-disciplinary musical theatre master class. (more...)

Lea DeLaria, Rumer Willis and More to Join American Pops for Holiday Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will present a special holiday concert not to be missed, with special guest stars Rumer Willis ('Dancing with the Stars,' Broadway's Chicago), Lea DeLaria (Broadway, comedy and jazz star, 'Orange is the New Black'), Claybourne Elder ('Gossip Girl,' Broadway's Sunday in the Park...), Nova Payton (Helen Hayes Award winner), Mobley (singer/songwriter featured on HBO, Fox and NBC) and Luke Hawkins (Star tap dancer from 'America's Got Talent'). (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford, Christopher Jackson, Laura Osnes and Aaron Tveit Headline New York Philharmonic's 2017 Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

The New York Philharmonic's 2017 holiday season presents classical and seasonal hallmarks, four Broadway stars singing Laureate Conductor Leonard Bernstein's musical theater highlights, and the beloved annual traditions of Holiday Brass and Handel's Messiah. (more...)

Photo Flash: Marriott Theatre Celebrates NEWSIES Opening NIght!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

From the bustling streets of New York City at the turn of the 20th century comes the Tony Award-winning new American musical, NEWSIES, making headlines at the Marriott Theatre just in time for the holidays, running October 25 through December 31 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. (more...)

See Current Standings In The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

See Current Standings In The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 19, 2017
by - Nov 19, 2017

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

BWW Review: God Help The Hunchback
by Kyle Christopher West - Nov 18, 2017

When your job is to share your honest feedback on local productions, the only thing more disappointing than delivering a negative review is having a poor audience experience. So, it is with regret that I share that THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, Lyric Stage's first production of the 2018-2019 season, although it has some sweet sounding moments, rarely accomplishes more than testing the endurance of its ticket buyers. (more...)

BWW Review: UPSTAIRS AT THE KIMBERLY for a Brunch to Savor
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 17, 2017

Located atop the Kimberly Hotel in the Midtown East neighborhood is Upstairs at the Kimberly, a sleek and stylish rooftop restaurant that you'll love to visit. With great city views, an expansive bar, and comfortable seating for parties of all sizes, it's a spot where you can relax in the evening or indulge in a pleasing weekend brunch. (more...)

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Announces February 2018 Performances
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has announced events for February 2018. See the full schedule below: (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Comes to Newtown, CT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

NewArts, a nonprofit organization based in Newtown, CT and Walnut Hill Community Church of Bethel, CT, are proud to present their second annual presentation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol a production created by a team that includes six Tony Award-winners. The production features more than 120 local performers and stage technicians of all ages. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Agency Theater Collective presents HELLCAB
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

The Agency Theater Collective announces the Chicago holiday classic Hellcab, starring Rusty Schwimmer, written by Will Kern and directed by The Agency's Managing Director Sommer Austin playing at the Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., November 11 December 17. Previews are Saturday, Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 12 at 3 p.m.,Monday, Nov. 13 and Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. Opening night is Friday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursdays Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. Tickets are pay-what-you-can for all performances. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.wearetheagency.org or call the Den Theatre Box Office at773.697.3830. (more...)

Jenn Colella-Led GROUP, Plays by David Henry Hwang, Enda Walsh and More Set for Drama League's 'DirectorFest'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

The Drama League announced today the expansion of their annual event, DirectorFest, into a multi-week, city-wide festival focusing on the art of contemporary stage directing. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief November 15th, 2017 - 'LATIN HISTORY', BRIGADOON and More!
by Jessica Khan - Nov 15, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS opens on Broadway, and BRIGADOON bows this evening at New York City Center! (more...)

Updated Standings In The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

See the updated standings in the 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards, and cast your vote (more...)

ON THE TOWN's Alysha Umphress & Cody Williams Tie the Knot
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Broadway's Alysha Umphress took to Instagram today to share the exciting news that she and her On the Town co-star, Cody Williams tied the knot yesterday, November 13th. (more...)

Deborah Grace Winer presents BABY, DREAM YOUR DREAM at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Marilyn Bergman. Dorothy Fields. Mary Rodgers. Jeanine Tesori. Betty Comden. Throughout theatre history, there have been a few bold pioneers-in-heels who crashed the boys' club, and wrote hit songs and shows like On the Sunny Side of the Street, Sweet Charity, On the Town, Witchcraft, Once Upon a Mattress, and so much more. This entertaining and moving 75 minute revue celebrates these songwriters against the backdrop of the current world's surprisingly ongoing conversation What is a woman's place? (more...)

Sheri Sanders, Chris Weaver & Brad Simmons to Judge RISING STAR 4 Tonight at Rise Bar
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

The fourth season of the RISING STAR competition continues tonight, November 14th. This week, contestants sing songs from the year they were born. (more...)

The GVO Performs Rachmaninoff, Daugherty, and Shostakovich, 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

On Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 7:30pm, The Greenwich Village Orchestra (GVO) performs Resistance, a thrilling concert of grand orchestral repertoire including Rachmaninoff's Vocalise featuring GVO concertmaster Andrew Pak, Michael Daugherty's Raise the Roof with principal timpanist Gerard Gordon in the athletic solo role, and Shostakovich's defiant Symphony No. 10 at Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church (152 West 66th St.). The concert is part of GVO's 2017-2018 season On the Town, a celebration of its home borough of Manhattan led by Music Director Barbara Yahr. (more...)

Season 42 Lineup Announced for The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

See the full 42nd season lineup at the Noel S. Ruiz Theater below! (more...)

Two U-M Musical Theatre Students To Perform With New York Philharmonic During Ann Arbor Residency
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

When the New York Philharmonic comes to Ann Arbor this year for their second major orchestral residency with the University of Michigan's University Musical Society, two U-M students will take center stage with them at Hill Auditorium Nov. 18. (more...)

It's a Happy Holiday! Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS National Tour Finds Cast
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

The producers of IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS have announced full casting for the North American Tour of IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS. (more...)

LifeProof Adds to Protection Portfolio with New SLAM Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

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BWW Exclusive: Bernadette Peters Opens Up About Her Broadway Return in HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, legendary two-time Tony Award-winning Bernadette Peters, capping a 60-years-long career of triumph after triumph as 'the most accomplished musical comedy star of her generation' (The Washington Post), will take on the title role in the most successful and beloved Broadway production of the year: Hello, Dolly! (more...)

Fleet Managers to Get Chance to Be First to See Historic Reduction in Fuel Use and Emissions
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

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Josh Groban, Bette Midler & More Send Love & Support to NYC Following Terrorist Attack
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Throughout the evening, celebrities took to social media to send their love and support to the people of New York City, including Josh Groban, who was only a half a block away from the sight of the incident. Check out some of their posts below (more...)

Tony Yazbeck to Bring Evening of Song and Dance to The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Tony Award nominee Tony Yazbeck will bring his one-man show to The Green Room 42 on December 1 and 3 at 7PM. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Girls Night Out' Episode of THE FLASH
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

On the next episode of THE FLASH titled 'Girls Night Out', having received an ominous threat from her old boss, Amunet (guest star Katee Sackhoff), Caitlin (Danielle Panabaker) fears that her past time as Killer Frost may be back to haunt her. (more...)

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