Parade on Tour

John Lloyd Young Returns To The Space
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

Coming straight from sold-out shows at the historic Cafe Carlyle in NYC, Tony Award-winner performer John Lloyd Young returns to The Space for another two-night engagement making him the first internationally-acclaimed performer to return to The Space's stage.  The star of the hit musical "Jersey Boys" on both Broadway and the Clint Eastwood-directed film, is set to grace the stage for two nights only on Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3. This very special evening with Broadway Superstar John Lloyd Young will feature a variety of music from Young's award-winning Broadway career and as a solo artist. Tickets are extremely limited are and available at  (more...)

Honorees Leslie Uggams & Tommy Tune To Perform At TADA! Youth Theater's Annual Gala Along With Broadway Inspirational Voices, Jason Robert Brown & Michael James Leslie
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

On March 5, 2018, TADA! Youth Theater will host its annual gala at Tribeca 360 in Manhattan  with special performances by Leslie Uggams and Tommy Tune. The evening will feature a cocktail hour, dinner, live and silent (more...)

UK-Based Guitar Band THE KING'S PARADE Release New Single WOMAN
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

The King's Parade have today released their brand new single 'Woman'. The song sees the highly acclaimed London quartet addressing the issues of gender imbalance which are witnessed on a daily basis in society. (more...)

BWW Review: PARADE Marches Into Uncomfortable Territory
by Christine Swerczek - Feb 9, 2018

The Omaha Community Playhouse once again takes on a serious subject. Parade, the Tony Award-winning musical based on the true story of Leo Frank, a Jewish man falsely accused of the rape and murder of a 13 year old girl in Marietta, Georgia, opens tonight and runs through March 11. (more...)

44th Annual Fest For Beatles Fans Announced, 3/9 - 11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

The Fest For Beatles Fans, the longest running and largest annual celebration of The Beatles, returns to the Hyatt Regency on the Hudson River inJersey City from March 9 - 11 for the 2018 New York Metro event.  Just a five-minute PATH train ride from Manhattan, Jersey City will become Beatles Central for the thousands of fans from across the country and around the world who gather for this lively three-day event celebrating the incredible music and legacy of the Fab Four. (more...)

Bid to Win Lunch & Swim Coaching Session with 4-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Swimmer John Naber
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

You and up to 2 guests will dine with one of America's most successful Olympic Champions, John Naber, at Il Fornaio in Pasadena, followed by a swim coaching session at the Rose Bowl Aquatic Center.  (more...)

BWW Review: FLIGHT at McKittrick Hotel is More Art Installation Than Theatre
by Michael Dale - Feb 20, 2018

There are no live actors involved in with the Scottish theatre company Vox Motus' new storytelling attraction, FLIGHT, and though New York's theatre critics were invited to sample showings at the McKittrick Hotel, their creation can be more accurately described as an art installation. (more...)

Chilean Quartet MAFF Release HAWAII Single off Upcoming MELANI√ĎA EP
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Chilean shoegaze quartet¬†Maff¬†will be releasing¬†'Hawaii',¬†a new powerhouse single off their coming¬†'Melani√Īa' EP, slated for release in April. This is Maff's first sonic offering since blazing a remarkable trail through shoegaze, alternative rock, and noise pop territory surrounding their debut album¬†'Maff', released in 2015.¬† (more...)

CHICAGO's Jeff Coffey Signs with 117 Publicity For Exclusive PR Representation
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Former lead vocalist and bassist for the multi-platinum, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band, Chicago, Jeff Coffey has joined the 117 Publicity roster for exclusive PR representation. The rich sounds of Jeff's music have found their place on the Pop and Rock airwaves and received spins on over sixty Top 40 stations across the country as well as XM Radio. Coffey is fresh off a two-year tour with Chicago and has two solo CD projects under his belt and working on his third solo album to be released in the Summer of 2018. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Jill Paice Get Her Moment in a Scene from JERRY SPRINGER: THE OPERA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 20, 2018

The New Group is presenting the Off-Broadway premiere Jerry Springer - The Opera with Jennifer Allen, Florrie Bagel, Brandon Contreras, Sean Patrick Doyle, Bradley Greer, Luke Grooms, Nathaniel Hackmann, Billy Hepfinger, Justin Keyes, Beth Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth Loyacano, Tiffany Mann, Jill Paice, Kim Steele, Nichole Turner, Terrence Mann and Will Swenson. Jerry Springer - The Opera features Music by Richard Thomas and Book & Additional Lyrics by Stewart Lee and Richard Thomas, with Choreography by Chris Bailey. John Rando directs. (more...)

Photo Flash: Walkabout Theater Presents THE BRINK! OR NOBODY'S EVER KISSED ME LIKE THAT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Walkabout Theater Company and Links Hall, in association with the National Performance Network, is pleased to present the U.S. premiere of THE BRINK! or Nobody's Ever Kissed Me Like That… In a cafe at the edge of the world, on the brink of existence, the Walkabout ensemble is dying to sing and dance, to draw the curtain on our last-ditch desires, and to reveal the transformative beauty of our shadow selves. Fresh from its preview performance at the Cricoteka Centre in Krakow, Poland, THE BRINK! will run for three weekends only at Links Hall before traveling to India for the 8th International Theatre Olympics in Mumbai and New Delhi.  With its signature style, Chicago's premier laboratory ensemble presents an entirely new work that asks with ardor and brass, "What happens now… here on the brink?" (more...)

Yale Rep Presents Suzan-Lori Parks's FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS, Parts 1, 2 & 3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3 by Suzan-Lori Parks, directed by Liz Diamond, March 16-April 7, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 22. Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3 is a co-production with San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater, where it will play April 25-May 20. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting for THE WAY OF THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for James Macdonald's new revival of William Congreve's Restoration comedy masterpiece The Way of The World. Haydn Gwynne will be playing the role of Lady Wishfort, replacing Linda Bassett who has sadly had to withdraw from the production before the start of rehearsals for personal reasons. (more...)

THE WIPERS TIMES Will Tour The UK In 2018 Before Returning To The West End
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Following sold-out UK tours in 2016 and 2017, and a critically acclaimed hit run at the Arts Theatre in the West End in 2017, The Wipers Times will once again tour the UK this Autumn. It opens at Nottingham Theatre Royal on 28 August 2018, and visits Oxford, Exeter, Malvern, Leicester, Eastbourne and Birmingham before returning to the Arts Theatre in London for a 7 week season. Full tour dates at with casting to be announced. (more...)

Texas Ballet Theater Hires New Director Of Schools
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Texas Ballet Theater (TBT) has hired Daniel Tardibono as Director of Schools to oversee operations in both Fort Worth and Richardson locations. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 17, 2018
by - Feb 17, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Joust Theatre Company Announces Playwrights Selected for 'The Writer's Round Table'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

The Joust Theatre Company is thrilled to introduce The Writer's Round Table, a new developmental writers' group comprised of four carefully selected playwrights whose work challenges and/or reimagines systemic norms. These four playwrights will join us in a 9-month developmental process to exchange ideas and develop their plays which will culminate in each play receiving two public workshop performances, presented in repertory in the Spring and Fall of 2018. Specific dates and locations of these workshops will be announced soon. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for Michael Grandage Company's RED
by Stage Tube - Feb 16, 2018

Based on the original Donmar Warehouse production, this new production of Red by John Logan is the first ever UK revival since Grandage originated the premiere at the Donmar in 2009. The production went on to win six Tony Awards including Best Play. (more...)

CTC Announces Its 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

Children's Theatre Company is proud to announce its 2018-2019 Season, which includes eight productions, four commissioned premieres, three musicals, and one preschool production. The season consists of 3 ¬Ĺ more weeks of performances over last year's schedule and includes summer programming. (more...)

Double Edge's LEONORA & ALEJANDRO Comes to Peak Performances
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

Leonora Carrington (1917-2011), the Posthumously Celebrated Artist, Writer and Feminist, and Alejandro Jodorowsky, the Surrealist, Chilean Filmmaker, Inspire This Production Developed on Double Edge's Farm in Rural Western Massachusetts (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Song Stories- Jason Robert Brown Reveals What Inspired PARADE's 'The Old Red Hills of Home'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 16, 2018

How did some of your favorite songs come to be? BroadwayWorld is getting the story behind the song in exclusive interviews from your favorite Broadway composers. Below, watch as Jason Robert Brown, explains what inspired Parade's epic opening number, 'The Old Red Hills of Home.' (more...)

Announcing Perseverance Theatre's 40th Season!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

Perseverance Theatre is pleased to announce its 40th season, filled with classics, comedies, a classic musical, and exciting new work by and for Alaskans. This season brings characters from a wide range of backgrounds and places. Journey with us from the arctic in Whale Song to New York City in Guys and Dolls, to New England in Our Town, and London in A Christmas Carol (Anchorage), with stops in a contemporary high school in Teenage Dick, a research expedition into the Northwest Passage in Franklin, and 19th century Germany in Steve Martin's hilarious adaptation, The Underpants (Juneau). Subscriptions are now available to the full season at (more...)

The Met Hosts Lunar New Year Festival To Celebrate Year Of The Dog
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will host its annual Lunar New Year Festival on Saturday, February 24, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lunar New Year Festival: Year of the Dog will feature dozens of engaging programs-for visitors of all ages-that reflect traditions from across Asia. (more...)

BWW Review: OC's Chance Theater presents Touching Musical VIOLET
by Michael Quintos - Feb 15, 2018

A quieter, more down-to-earth musical-but done so with a bellowing musical prowess thanks to book writer and lyricist Brian Crawley and composer Jeanine Tesori-VIOLET explores the multiple layers of feelings associated with being and living life as an 'other' within an environment that promotes (and unfairly rewards) societal normalcy and uniformity-and all the baggage that comes with it. The delicate yet still poignantly powerful 1997 award-winning off-Broadway musical continues its regional premiere production (based on the 2014 Broadway revival) at Orange County's Chance Theater in Anaheim through March 4, 2018. (more...)

Kravis Center Announces Lineup of Shows, Concerts and Special Events in March and April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is once again offering audience members a dazzling, star-packed lineup of amazing shows, memorable concerts, insightful lectures and very special events during the months of March and April. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up On BLUE BLOODS on CBS 3/16
by TV Scoop - Feb 14, 2018

Scoop: Coming Up On BLUE BLOODS on CBS 3/16 (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018


Photo Flash: Geva Mounts THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Geva Theatre Center's 2017-2018 Season continues with The Diary of Anne Frank, by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman and directed by David Ira Goldstein, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from February 13 through March 18. (more...)

Alice Cooper, Chieftains, Muppets and More Bring March to MPAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Mayo Performing Arts Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, presents a wide range of programs that entertain, enrich, and educate the diverse population of the region and enhance the economic vitality of Northern New Jersey. The 2017-2018 season is made possible, in part, by a grant the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as support received from the F.M. Kirby Foundation and numerous corporations, foundations and individuals. (more...)

BWW Review: AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY Presents Much Heart for Valentine's Day
by Don Grigware - Feb 14, 2018

Each time I attend An Evening of Classic Broadway at Rockwell Table and Stage, I leave refreshed and revel in the tunes I just heard. Monday February 12's show, a salute to Valentine's Day, was certainly no exception. On the bill were incredible talents musical director Brad Ellis and producer Dianne Fraser, Diane Vincent, Julie Garnye, David Burnham, Caitlin Gallogly, Terron Brooks, Stanton Kane Morales and Autumn Reeser. (more...)

Porchlight Announces Extension of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Now Through 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre announces Merrily We Roll Along, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, with direction by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber, associate direction and musical staging by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik and music direction by Aaron Benham has been extended through March 17 at Porchlght's home, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Merrily We Roll Along is based on the play by the same name written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart.  (more...)

Park City Institute presents Singer, Songwriter and Author, Dar Williams, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

???????Park City Institute presents singer, songwriter and author, Dar Williams, Saturday February 24, at 7:30 PM. Performing songs from a career that includes 10 studio albums, and leading a conversation about how communities find and nurture their souls, Williams will perform on the Main Stage, part of PCI's 20th Anniversary Season at the George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Center. (more...)

The Spring Fling (Year 8) Playwrights Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

F*It Club, the New York Innovative Award-winning film and theatre company, continues its annual series of short, commissioned world-premiere plays at the IRT Theater as part of their 3B Development Series in Manhattan's West Village with The Spring Fling: Chemistry, seven new short plays by Mario Correa (Tail! Spin!), Jahna Ferron-Smith (Ensemble Studio Theatre's Youngblood), Jon Kern (Modern Terrorism), Dan McCabe (Christina Martinez), Mara Nelson-Greenberg (Do You Feel Anger?), Erica Saleh (Channel Zero, Wisdom of the Crowd) and Amy Staats (Eddie and Dave). (more...)

Carnivale Theatrics Announces Pittsburgh Premiere of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

After staging critically acclaimed productions of Sweeney Todd, Ragtime, Into the Woods and the regional premieres of Next to Normal and In the Heights, Carnivale Theatrics is pleased to announce it's third Pittsburgh premiere - The Bridges of Madison County, June 29 - July 7 at the New Hazlett Theater. (more...)

Stage Door Theatre Presents NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT
by Carol Kassie - Feb 14, 2018

Bootleggers and 'business men', duchesses and dancers, and senators and 'servants' will populate Stage Door's Theatre 1 when Nice Work If You Can Get It opens on March 2nd. The production will run through April 15th. (more...)

Fun, Fun, Fun! Grammy Winning The Beach Boys Bring Their Good Vibrations To The McCallum Theatre
by David Green - Feb 13, 2018

Through the generosity of Jackie Autry, the McCallum Theatre welcomes the return of The Beach Boys for two performances on Sunday, March 4, at 3:00pm and 7:00pm. You can capsulize most pop music acts by reciting how many hits they've had and how many millions of albums they've sold. But these conventional measurements fall short when you're assessing the impact of The Beach Boys. To be sure, this band has birthed a torrent of hit singles and sold albums by the tens of millions.  But its greater significance lies in the fact that it changed the musical landscape so profoundly that every pop act since has been in its debt. (more...)

BWW Review: Swipe Right for BAD DATES
by Nancy Grossman - Feb 13, 2018

BAD DATES remount at Huntington Theatre Company reunites Director Jessica Stone and actor Haneefah Wood who worked together in HTC's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE (2015). Put aside any qualms you may have about one-person plays because Theresa Rebeck has conjured up a character with a multitude of sparkly facets and Wood is luminous while bringing her to life. Performances have been extended to March 3rd. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, March 16, 2018
by TV Scoop - Feb 13, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on BLUE BLOODS , airing on CBS on Friday, March 16, 2018! (more...)

Dimensions Dance Theater Celebrates 45th Anniversary This April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

In honor of its 45th anniversary, Dimensions Dance Theater is pleased to announce a celebratory program to take place at the Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts Friday and Saturday, April 13 - 14, at 8 p.m. Highlights include two world premieres: a dance a dance representing voices of the homeless, choreographed by company member Latanya d. Tigner, and a dance inspired by the life and legacy of Harriet Tubman, choreographed by former company member Andrea Vonny Lee. The evening will conclude with a remount of Tigner's acclaimed second line dance Parade, St. Ann and N. Rampart. Tickets for the event range from $20 to $45 and may be purchased online at (more...)

Gettysburg Community Theatre Presents GODSPELL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

Gettysburg Community Theatre (GCT) the not-for-profit 501c3 community theatre located at 49 York Street in historic downtown Gettysburg, will present the international hit musical GODSPELL 8pm Fridays and Saturdays and 2pm Sundays March 2-18, 2018. GCT's Founding Executive/Artistic Director Chad-Alan Carr is directing and choreographing and this production marks the 7th time he has done Godspell in his career and the second time at GCT. This being the 10th year of GCT, Carr has selected productions from GCT's history to revive. The last time Godspell was produced at GCT was 2012 right after a successful broadway revival had premiered in NYC. One member of GCT's original 2012 cast, Kevin Foster, is again in this 2018 revival production at GCT. (more...)

Lorenzo Rush, Jr Joins The Cast Of Porchlight Music Theatre's Porchlight Revisits THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

??????? Porchlight Music Theatre announced that Lorenzo Rush Jr has replaced James Earl Jones II in Porchlight Revisits They're Playing Our Song, music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager and book by Neil Simon, with direction and choreography by Christopher Carter and musical direction by Andra Velis Simon. Porchlight Revisits They're Playing our Song is presented for three-nights-only Tuesday, March 6 through Thursday, March 8 at 7:15 p.m. and is performed on the set of Porchlight's Merrily We Roll Along (previews begin January 26) at Porchlight's new home, The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Tickets for They're Playing Our Song are $35. All tickets include access to the popular pre-performance event, Behind the Show Backstory, a multimedia presentation, created and hosted by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber that discusses the evening's production including the show's creative history, juicy backstage gossip and the state of the art on Broadway that season. Single tickets to They're Playing Our Song and subscriptions for the entire series are available at or by calling the Porchlight Music Theatre box office at 773.777.9884. (more...)

A&W Seeking AWesome Memories and Photos for 100th Anniversary Book; Best Submissions to be Featured in Book, Awarded A&W Prizes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

For almost a century, A&W Restaurants and its frosty mugs of root beer have played a special role in everyday lives: first jobs, first dates, first floats and more. Now, A&W Restaurants invites fans to share favorite memories and photos for the chance to be featured in an upcoming 100th Anniversary book. (more...)

NAPLES '44 Coming To On Demand 3/6, DVD 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

NAPLES '44, A film by Francisco Patierno. 85 minutes, color, 2016.  (more...)

National Theatre For Student Artists Begins The Search For This Year's National Teen Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

The National Theatre for Student Artists (NTSA) is getting ready to welcome their fifth national teen company to New York City. (more...)

Lorna Luft, David Yazbek, Broadway Loves Demi Lovato, and More Lead This Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

This week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Check Out Quotables from TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 2/6-2/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

Check Out Quotables from TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 2/6-2/9 (more...)

Company of Rogues' Bedlam Cabaret Is Back For a Special Mardi Gras Edition
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2018

This February the Company of Rogues return to Marrickville's famous Red Rattler Theatre for a fearlessly rainbow-flavoured edition of The Bedlam Cabaret, presented as part of the 2018 Sydney Gay Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival! (more...)

VIDEO: Bill Maher Says That Trump is on His Way to Becoming Dictator
by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2018

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) visited Real Time with Bill Maher on February 8. Schiff talked to Bill about his actions as Ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee and President Trump's refusal to release the Democrats' memo. (more...)

BWW TV: The Latest Lyricists- Meet the 2018 Winners of the Kleban Prize
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 10, 2018

The Kleban Foundation just presented the 28th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. Adjudication in the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist category resulted in a tie between Alan Schmuckler and Amanda Yesnowitz, and the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Christian Duhamel. (more...)

BWW Review: Dove Tales Launches A NIGHT ON BROADWAY at Youth Square in Hong Kong
by Clement Lee - Feb 10, 2018

A NIGHT ON BROADWAY has strong vocals directly from Broadway, but needs a clear direction for the show itself to show the performers' unique sides. (more...)

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