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Telly Leung Releases New Holiday Single 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' To Benefit ASTEP
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2018

Telly Leung, currently starring as the title role in Disney's Aladdin on Broadway, has announced the release a new digital single, an updated version of the holiday classic "All I Want for Christmas Is You" to benefit ASTEP (Artists Striving to End Poverty) from Yellow Sound Label today, Friday, November 30. The song, arranged by Lynne Shankel, is available on iTunes, and Amazon, as well as all streaming platforms. (more...)

Bohemia Group Launches Search for Musical Theatre Talent
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2018

Bohemia Group, an established global talent management firm, has launched a new LA-based initiative to develop a dynamic and diverse roster of musical theatre talent. (more...)


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Photo Coverage: Telly Leung Receives His Portrait at Sardi's
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 21, 2018

Telly Leung recently received his portrait at Sardi's and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Madalena Alberto and Eleanor Jackson Join ASPECTS OF LOVE at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2018

Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment and Hope Mill Theatre have announced the full cast for the London transfer of their production of Aspects of Love at Southwark Playhouse. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway at Birdland Concert Series Hosts Telly Leung
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2018

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present Aladdin star Telly Leung in a new concert, "Sing Happy," on Monday, November 11. (more...)

Francis Jue To Star In KING OF THE YEES at San Francisco Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Lauren Yee's King of the Yees, headlined by Obie and Lucille Lortel Award-winning actor and San Francisco native Francis Jue. The play, centered on San Francisco's Chinatown, was inspired by Yee's family and their deep connections within the community. Joshua Kahan Brody will direct the Playhouse production. (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...)

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...)

New Musical I SPY A SPY to Hold Developmental Lab Presentations March 21 & 22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Producer Eric Krebs, in association with Harriet Spalding & Michael Planit, will present developmental lab presentations of I Spy A Spy, a new (declassified) musical comedy, with book and lyrics by Jamie Jackson and music & lyrics by SoHee Youn (more...)

BWW Interview: Broadway's Telly Leung So Happy SINGing HAPPY
by Gil Kaan - Mar 7, 2019

Lauded Broadway and recording artist Telly Leung will be bringing this cabaret show SING HAPPY for one-night-only to Vitello's March 18, 2019. SING HAPPY will include songs from Telly's various musical roles, tunes from his vocal idols, and some simply for personal significance. (more...)

BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL Returns To Melbourne And Premieres In Sydney
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

One, two, three, GO! After an extended sell-out season and three Green Room Award nominations including Best Production of a Musical, David Venn is proud to announce the Broadway hit BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL will return to Melbourne and premiere in Sydney this year. (more...)

Telly Leung to SING HAPPY in LA March 18th
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Beloved Broadway (Aladdin, In Transit, Allegiance, Godspell, Rent, Wicked, Pacific Overtures, Flower Drum Song) and television star ("Glee"), Telly Leung, is coming to Los Angeles to present a brand-new show, "Sing Happy" on March 18th at Vitello's Supper Club. (more...)

Corey Cott And Telly Leung Will Join Chita Rivera In Concert in Kansas City
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Be up close and personal with the indomitable Broadway icon Chita Rivera as she recreates signature moments from her legendary career in CHITA & FRIENDS, coming to the Carlsen Center, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS at 8 p.m., Saturday, April 6. Tickets on sale now, http://www.jccc.edu/carlsen-center-presents/events/2018-2019/chita-friends.html or (913) 469-4445. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 4, 2019
by - Mar 4, 2019

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

Kennedy Center Names Recipients of Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced the 2019 recipients of the Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards-a series of grants that recognize American teachers by spotlighting their extraordinary impact on the lives of students. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 3/22: HADESTOWN Begins Previews, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 22, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Happy Friday! Finish off your week by catching up on the latest Broadway news! (more...)

Classic Stage Announces Sondheim's ASSASSINS and More in Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Classic Stage Company announces their 2019-2020 season. Bookended by two John Doyle-directed productions-William Shakespeare's Macbeth (October-December 2019) and Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Assassins (April-June, 2020)-the lineup also includes two canonical works of gothic horror: Dracula and Frankenstein, presented in repertory, January-March 2020, based on the novels by Bram Stoker and Mary Shelley. (more...)

MainStreet Announces Cast & Creative Team For THE EMPEROR'S NIGHTINGALE!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

The treasured tale by Hans Christian Andersen of a wise bird that helps save a kingdom gets a new twist in this adaptation set in 18th-century China. The West Coast Premiere of The Emperor's Nightingale by Damon Chua, directed by Tim Dang, opens May 4th and runs through May 19th at the Lewis Family Playhouse. Tickets are priced at $18.00 for General admission, and $16.00 for Seniors and Youth up to age 12. (more...)

Sarah Hammond, Shaina Taub, and Charlie Sohne Receive Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

The Kleban Foundation has announced the recipients of the 29th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. The judges declared a tie in the most promising musical theatre lyricist category between Sarah Hammond and Shaina Taub. The Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Charlie Sohne. The 2019 prizes will be presented on Monday, February 4, 2018, in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI at ASCAP. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For HURRICANE DIANE; Kate Wetherhead and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) and WP Theater (Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Michael Sag) are proud to announce the full cast and creative team for the first co-production of a two-play collaboration, Hurricane Diane, by Pulitzer Prize finalist Madeleine George (The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence). (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, January 30- Happy Birthday, Hal Prince!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 30, 2019

Harold 'Hal' Prince directed the premiere productions of Cabaret, Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, The Phantom of the Opera, She Loves Me, Company, Follies, Candide, Pacific Overtures, Evita and Parade. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, January 3- Happy Birthday, Telly Leung!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 3, 2019

Telly Leung is a New York City native who was recently named one of the 'Out 100' by Out Magazine and 'Faces To Watch' by The Los Angeles Times. His Broadway and national touring credits include In Transit, Allegiance (with George Takei and Lea Salonga), Godspell, Rent (final Broadway company), Wicked (Boq, original Chicago company), Pacific Overtures, and Flower Drum Song. (more...)

New Casting Announced for World Premiere BREAKING OUT OF SUNSET PALACE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

Queensbury Theatre is proud to announce the cast for the world premiere of Breaking Out of Sunset Place, playing January 24 - February 10, 2019. (more...)

KING OF THE YEES Comes to San Francisco Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Lauren Yee's King of the Yees, headlined by Obie and Lucille Lortel Award-winning actor and San Francisco native Francis Jue. The play, centered on San Francisco's Chinatown, was inspired by Yee's family and their deep connections within the community. Joshua Kahan Brody will direct the Playhouse production. (more...)

Sierra Stages Announces 2019 Season Including HAND TO GOD, CABARET, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

In 2019, Sierra Stages begins its second decade of presenting quality local theater in Grass Valley and Nevada City with three provocative shows: The legendary musical "Cabaret", the black comedy "Hand to God", and the intimate musical revue "You're Gonna Love Tomorrow: A Stephen Sondheim Evening". (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 11, 2019
by - Jan 11, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Sally Wilfert and More Will Lead Theatre Under The Stars' MAMMA MIA! - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) has announced its cast for Mamma Mia!. (more...)

Legendary Musical Duo Brought to Life in MARIE AND ROSETTA at TheatreWorks
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley presents the West Coast premiere of the roof-raising musical play Marie and Rosetta. Developed at TheatreWorks' 2015 New Works Festival by Lucille Lortel Award-winner George Brant, Marie and Rosetta shares the saga of a musical legend. From stirring up churchgoers in the morning to rocking the Cotton Club at night, Sister Rosetta Tharpe inspired Elvis, Ray Charles, and more on her way to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Growing competition on the 1940s Gospel Circuit finds Rosetta auditioning a new partner with a voice made from heaven. Will they break, blend, or find harmony at last? (more...)

Pacific Symphony Announces 2019-20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Carl St.Clair, music director of Pacific Symphony and John Forsyte, the Symphony's president, announce programming for the orchestra's 2019-20 season. Pacific Symphony will celebrate Carl St.Clair's 30th year as music director of the orchestra and pays homage to Beethoven to honor the 250th anniversary of the great composer's birth. This landmark season commences on Thursday, Sept. 26 with Maestro St.Clair conducting the combined forces of Pacific Symphony and Pacific Chorale in a program featuring two great blockbusters: Beethoven's Choral Fantasy, a forerunner to his mighty Ninth Symphony along with Carl Orff's popular masterpiece Carmina Burana, the most frequently performed choral work of the 21st century. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019. (more...)

Pear Theatre Announces Its 2019-20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Pear Theatre is proud to announce its 18th season, a signature mix of classic works and stunning contemporary pieces. All performances are held at the Pear Theatre's performance space at 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View. Each show offers a preview performance on the first Thursday, followed by Press/Opening Night on Friday. (more...)

Kirsten Childs' BELLA: AN AMERICAN TALL TALE Gets Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director Tim Sanford, Managing Director Leslie Marcus) and Yellow Sound Label announce the release of the original cast recording of Kristen Childs' rowdy, wild, and hilarious Bella: An American Tall Tale. Hard copies of the album, produced by Michael Croiter, can be purchased at yellowsoundlabel.com and phnyc.org beginning February 22, when it will also become available digitally on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, and Apple Music. Pre-orders are available now via iTunes. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Megan Hilty, and More Go To Utah For Golden Spike 150th Anniversary Celebrations
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

Utah's Governor Gary R. Herbert held a press conference last week to announce not-to-miss musical headliners, performances that will be a part of the Spike 150 celebration of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, including events starring Brian Stokes Mitchell, Megan Hilty and Ali Ewoldt. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sarah Hammond, Shaina Taub, and Charlie Sohne Honored With 2019 Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 5, 2019

The annual KLEBAN PRIZE FOR MUSICAL THEATRE presentation took place Monday, February 4 at ASCAP, 250 W. 57th Street. Broadway's legendary musical theater creators and up-and-comers alike, came out to honor this year's three prize winners, perform some of their material, and present the prizes at a reception hosted by ASCAP and BMI. (more...)

BWW Review: KING OF THE YEES at SF Playhouse: an epic ride across cultural, national and familial borders
by Steve Murray - Feb 5, 2019

BWW Review: KING OF THE YEES at SF Playhouse: an epic ride across cultural, national and familial borders (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals of Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals of Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019. (more...)

WP Theater and NYTW Extend HURRICANE DIANE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) and WP Theater are announce that Hurricane Diane, the first co-production of a two-play collaboration, will run for an additional two weeks. (more...)

Photo Coverage: NYTW Celebrates Opening Night of HURRICANE DIANE!
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 25, 2019

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) and WP Theater (Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Michael Sag) just celebrated opening night of Hurricane Diane, by Pulitzer Prize finalist Madeleine George (The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence). Directed by Tony Award nominee, two-time Obie Award winner and NYTW Usual Suspect Leigh Silverman (Violet), Hurricane Diane will play for a limited run through Sunday, March 10, 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ali Ewoldt, Jonny Lee, Jr. And Alan Ariano Featured In Jason Ma's GOLD MOUNTAIN at MOCA's Lunar New Year Soiree
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2019

Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) presented the MOCA 2019 Lunar New Year Soiree at the famed Rice & Gold, a unique Asian Eatery in the Hotel 50 Bowery on February 20, 2019. (more...)

Telly Leung Returns to London for One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

Live At Ze?del continues its season of new shows, each with a different musical theme, hosted by lyricist Mark Petty and with Musical Direction by Henry Brennan. For one night only, Crazy Coqs is thrilled to welcome Broadway's Telly Leung as he returns to London for his first solo concert since 2013. (more...)

VIDEO: The Early Night Show With Joshua Turchin Releases "Seasons Of Love" Cover
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

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They're So in Love! Meet the Cast of KISS ME, KATE- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Feb 14, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara, begins preview performances today. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch The Cast of TUTS' MAMMA MIA Preview 'Dancing Queen'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

In the video below watch as the Dynamos preview 'Dancing Queen' from TUTS' Mamma Mia! (more...)

The Green Room 42 Presents The Return Of Joshua Turchin's Cabaret Series 'The Early Night Show'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

Joshua Turchin will return to The Green Room 42 with his cabaret series, 'The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchin,' on February 10, 2019 at 2pm. Turchin has previously performed two successful shows, 'The Early Night Show at The Green Room' and the 'West End Lounge,' and regularly music directs and accompanies at The Green Room 42's (YOUNG) cabaret series. Special guests from Broadway, television and film will join Turchin on stage. Tickets for 'THE EARLY NIGHT SHOW' can be purchased https://ci.ovationtix.com/34878/production/1000029?performanceId=10360554 (more...)

Lea Salonga To Star In SWEENEY TODD in Manila
by Alan Henry - Dec 7, 2018

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group announced this morning that Tony And Olivier Award-winning actress Lea Salonga will take on the role of Mrs. Lovett in Stephen Sondheim's classic musical SWEENEY TODD, which culminates Atlantis' 20th Anniversary Season in 2019. (more...)

Guest Actor Lineup Announced for NASSIM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2018

Barrow Street Theatricals' announced today the rotating cast of guest actors through the beginning of the year for the American premiere of the Nassim Soleimanpour and Bush Theatre production of NASSIM by celebrated Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour (White Rabbit Red Rabbit), featuring direction by Omar Elerian. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 2, 2018
by - Dec 2, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Cast Announced for STC's RICHARD THE THIRD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019. (more...)

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