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Princesses is a musical within a musical about a group of "seen-it-all, too-hip-for-their-roommates private school girls" who are forced by an enthusiastic teacher (played by English) to put on a production of Frances Hodgson Burnett's Victorian classic, A Little Princess.

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Presents THE DANCING PRINCESSES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

The tango, the cha cha, and the waltz, oh my! It's time to break out those dancing shoes for Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati's world premiere, family-friendly musical The Dancing Princesses, by local playwright Joseph McDonough with music and lyrics by David Kisor. This whimsical production brings to life a royal mystery as five diverse sisters dance their way through the new incarnation of the classic, enchanting story. With hot chocolate, dance numbers, and shenanigans aplenty, The Dancing Princesses is holiday fun for the entire family! Playing November 29-December 30, 2017. Directed by D. Lynn Meyers. Premiere Sponsor is Macy's. (more...)

Casting And Creative Team Announced For The London Premiere Of SIX
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

The cast and creative team is announced today for the London premiere of the new British musical SIX that sees the 6 wives of Henry VIII singing their way out of the history books and into the West End spotlight. (more...)

BWW Interview: CINDERELLA costumes by William Ivey Long makes her the belle of the ball
by E.H. Reiter - Nov 27, 2017

Rogers and Hammerstein's CINDERELLA is bringing the ball to San Diego this weekend, December 1st-3rd at the San Diego Civic Theatre. To get in the festive mood, and help those potential Princesses plan their gown choices here is a quick question and answer with the multi award winning costume designer William Ivey Long who also designed CINDERELLA. (more...)

The Australian Ballet Opens Its 2018 Season With MURPHY, A Tribute To Australia's Iconic Dancemaker
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

The Australian Ballet opens its 2018 season with Murphy, a tribute to the country's greatest choreographer Graeme Murphy who celebrates his milestone 50-year career in ballet. Murphy began his dance career in The Australian Ballet's corps de ballet, made his first work for the company's Choreographic Workshop in 1971, and went on to become artistic director of Sydney Dance Company for 31 years. Murphy brings together a diverse selection of works by the master storyteller, showcasing the bold originality, wit and poetic movement that have earned him a peerless place in Australian dance history. His exquisite retelling of the Firebird story will be paired with highlights from his incandescent career. The Murphy program will light up the stage in Melbourne at Arts Centre Melbourne from 16 to 26 March 2018, and in Sydney at Sydney Opera House from 6 to 23 April 2018. (more...)

Lightning-Quick UCB Touring Company to Land at PTC for Two-Night Stand
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2017

Local audiences can get ready for some high-octane laughter to finish out 2017 when Philadelphia Theatre Company (PTC) welcomes the venerable Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company for a two-night stand. (more...)

The Six Wives Of Henry VIII Sing Their Way Out Of The History Books And Into The Spotlight in SIX the Musical
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

From Tudor queens to pop Princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII sing their way out of the history books and into the spotlight. With songs including Ex Wives, Haus of Holbein and Don't Lose Ur Head, this pop concert remixes five hundred years of historical heartbreak into one hour of 21st century sass. (more...)

Disney On Ice presents Dream Big at Agganis Arena
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

Believing is just the beginning when dreamers from Boston witness the empowering tales of Disney's most courageous leading ladies told through artistic skating and acrobatics in Disney On Ice presents Dream Big. Audiences are invited to join eight Disney Princesses Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Tiana, Jasmine, Aurora and Snow White as they embark on incredible adventures, determined to make their dreams come true. In addition, experience the sisterly love that has captivated millions as Disney's Frozen is brought to life on the icy stage. (more...)

Boyd Gaines, Sierra Boggess, and More Lead World Premiere of THE AGE OF INNOCENCE at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the cast and creative team for the world premiere of The Age of Innocence, which will feature four-time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines and more. (more...)

BWW Review: Benchmark's A KID LIKE JAKE genuinely examines modern parenting
by Chris Arneson - Mar 6, 2018

A Kid Like Jake, by Daniel Pearle, is Benchmark's second-season opener. Directed by Warren Sherrill, the engaging one-act examines modern parenting and how society can pressure children out of authenticity. (more...)

VIDEO: Princesses in Pants! Take a Behind the Scenes Look at the Costumes of FROZEN
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 22, 2018

Frozen opens on Broadway tonight and this week Nightline stopped by the St. James to get a closer look at the fashion of Disney's brand new show! Check out the video below. (more...)

THE BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY Reschedules at Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Due to a scheduling conflict, performances of The Broadway Princess Party-starring two- time Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes (Cinderella, Bonnie & Clyde), Tony Award nominee Susan Egan (Beauty and the Beast, Thoroughly Modern Millie), Courtney Reed (Aladdin, In The Heights) and music director Benjamin Rauhala-have been moved to Saturday, June 2 (8 p.m.) and Sunday, June 3 (5 p.m.). Customers who purchased tickets for Friday, June 1 will be moved to another performance or issued a refund. (more...)

What to See in Los Angeles Theater: Week of March 19, 2018 to March 26, 2018
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

Read below for BroadwayWorld's listings of shows in Los Angeles from Monday, March 19, 2018 to Monday, March 26, 2018 including local shows, regional productions and tours. Looking for a fun, inspiring or moving night at the theatre? Click on a show below for tickets, show information, articles, videos, photos & more... Want to browse all shows in Los Angeles? (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 18
by Audition Roundup - Mar 18, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, March 18, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

TOMY International Announces New 4-in-1 Remote Control Bottle Warmer from The First Years
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

TOMY International, a leading global designer, producer and marketer of innovative, high-quality infant and toddler products, is excited to unveil the first of many upcoming innovations for new parents and babies with the 4-in-1 Remote Control Bottle Warmer from The First Years. This revolutionary appliance, which has recently been selected by Khloe Kardashian for her baby registry on,, changes the bottle warmer playing field with a simple one-touch remote that streamlines middle-of-the-night feedings. Unlike anything else on the market, The First Years 4-in-1 Remote Control Bottle Warmer lets parents prepare and keep a bottle cool, preset a warming time and activate by wireless remote to quickly warm the bottle. The 4-in-1 Remote Control Bottle Warmer also heats baby food jars and sanitizes pacifiers and is available now at Target, Babies "R" Us, Buy Buy Baby, Walmart and in the United States (suggested retail $69.99). (more...)

Shrapnel Theatre and Iris Theatre Present H.R.HAITCH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

Following a highly successful concert version as part of Iris Theatre's Workin Process scheme, H.R.Haitch opens at the Union Theatre as a freshly re-imagined full-length production. Featuring original music composed by Luke Bateman (Mr. Poppers Penguins) and lyrics written by children's author and Carnegie Medal recipient Maz Evans, H.R.Haitch is a hilarious and charming new musical for Princesses and paupers alike. (more...)

Ice Witch Princesses Are Headed Off-Broadway in WICKED FROZEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

Write Act Repertory Producing Artistic Director John Lant is pleased to announce the Off-Broadway premiere of WICKED FROZEN, an untold parody musical of some magic ice witch Princesses and other stuff like that, with book and lyrics by Zoe Farmingdale and music and lyrics by Toby Singer. The production is directed and choreographed by Zoe Farmingdale (more...)

THE BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY is Headed to the West Coast and Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

The Princesses are throwing a ball, and you're invited! Broadway's Cinderella, two- time Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes, brings a couple of her radiant leading lady friends-Tony Award nominee Susan Egan (Beauty and the Beast, Thoroughly Modern Millie) and Courtney Reed (Aladdin, In The Heights) along with music director Benjamin Rauhala-to Feinstein's at the Nikko on Friday, June 1 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, June 2 (8 p.m.) to create a dazzling evening of musical magic. (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company Welcomes Summer Club for A Big Band Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

An evening of song and swing awaits local music lovers as Philadelphia Theatre Company presents "The Summer Club: A Big Band Valentine's Day." Cupid shoots his arrow down music's memory lane this February 14th as audiences are transported to an era when clubs were hot, everyone dressed up and martinis came straight up. Take the Lead Dance Project will have everyone swinging in the aisles with free dance lessons before the show. Champagne cocktails will be pouring at the bar and Asher's Chocolates will provide a sweet treat to remember the night. This one-night only event takes place at Philadelphia Theatre Company at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (480 S. Broad). Doors open at 6:00pm, with showtime at 7:00pm. Tickets are on sale for $25 to $69 at, at the box-office, or by calling 215-985-0420.   (more...)

Photo Flash: HAMILTON, Bryan Cranston, and More Win Big at Critics' Circle Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

BroadwayWorld has an inside look at the winners of the Critics' Circle Awards. Check out the cast and creatives from Hamilton, The Ferryman, Everybody's Talking About Jamie, and more! (more...)

New Personal Growth Book Aims to Help Readers Improve Their Lives
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018


by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

Bojangles' Coliseum will host 'The Wonderful World of Disney on Ice' from Jan. 31 to Feb. 4, 2018 multiple show times. Tickets go on sale now and can be purchased online at, by phone at 800-745-3000, at all Ticketmaster outlets or at the Bojangles' Coliseum Box Office located at 2700 E. Independence Blvd. Tickets cost between $20 and $70 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change. (more...)

New Britain Youth Theater Announces Classes, Homeschool Programs, and Auditions
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

New Britain Youth Theater continues its eighth season with January classes, homeschool programs, and auditions for children and teens. New this year is an all-inclusive class open to children and teens of all abilities. (more...)

Curio Theatre Company Continues Season With MARIE ANTOINETTE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

Curio Theatre Company brings audiences into a modern look at one of history's most controversial figues. David Adjmi's Marie Antoinette kicks off 2018 for the West Philadelphia theatre. This contemporary take on the infamous French Queen runs February 14-March 10.  Directed by noted local director Brenna Geffers, this engaging story of excess, artifice, and revolution opens Friday, February 16 at 8 p.m. Most performances are Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m. Industry Night is Monday, February 19 at 8 p.m.  All performances are held at Curio's home in the Calvary Center for Culture and Community at 4740 Baltimore Ave. Tickets cost $15-$30 and are available online or by phone at 215-921-8243. (more...)

Lea Salonga, John Leguizamo and More Set to Participate in Theatre Forward's Broadway Roundtable
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

Moderated by Theatre Forward Executive Director Bruce E. Whitacre, the exclusive luncheon will explore the current Broadway landscape with some of Broadway's leading players and stars, with a panel that includes Heather A. Hitchens, President and CEO of the American Theatre Wing; Keegan-Michael Key, Emmy-winning actor, comedian, writer and producer (Meteor Shower, Hamlet, "Key and Peele"); John Leguizamo, Emmy and Obie Award-winning actor and playwright (Latin History for Morons, Freak, Mambo Mouth); Daryl Roth, award-winning Broadway producer (Kinky Boots, Indecent); Lea Salonga, Tony Award-winning actor (Once On This Island, Miss Saigon, Les Miserables) and Irene Sankoff and David Hein, the Tony-nominated and Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award-winning songwriting and book-writing team behind Come From Away. (more...)

BWW Review: FEEDING THE DRAGON at Hartford Stage
by Joseph Harrison - Jan 21, 2018

Many children dream of what it would be like to live in a unique and magical place. They dream of castles and Princesses and, yes, even dragons. For most, living in a place like I have described only exists in those childhood dreams. But for one young girl, this fantasy was her life. That little girl was Sharon Washington, who grew up to become an award-winning stage and screen actress and who has created a play, FEEDING THE DRAGON, now playing at Hartford Stage, that conveys the story of her unique and colorful life. (more...)

Hotsy Totsy Burlesque Pays Tribute To The Ladies Of Disney
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

Prince Charming (Handsome Brad) and his beloved queen The Fairy Godmother (Cherry Pitz) are concerned that there is report of a small blue monster by the name of Stitch who has been running amok in the kingdom making chaos of all the happily ever afters. Can they tame the Elvis loving beasty? (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company Welcomes SUMMER CLUB
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

An evening of song and swing awaits local music lovers as Philadelphia Theatre Company presents The Summer Club: A Big Band Valentine's Day. Cupid shoots his arrow down music's memory lane this February 14th as audiences are transported to an era when clubs were hot, everyone dressed up and martinis came straight up. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 1, 2018
by - Jan 1, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Golden Thread's Celebration Of Women's Day Takes On The Patriarchy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

??????? Golden Thread Productions, the first American theatre company devoted to the Middle East, presents What Do the Women Say?: Dismantling Patriarchy, its annual celebration of International Women's Day. This year's program showcases the work of leading Middle Eastern women artists that are working to expose and eradicate toxic masculinity at home, at work, and on the national stage. The event features a presentation by Yemeni-American visual artist Yasmine Diaz about her collage series, One Way or Another; a dramatic reading by Golden Thread Resident Artist Atosa Melody Babaoff of the short story "White Torture" by Iranian author Farnoosh Moshiri; a performance by Lebanese-American singer Naima Shalhoub featuring music from her debut album Live in San Francisco County Jail; and an excerpt from the documentary film The Judge by Erika Cohn and Sara Maamouri about the Arab world's first woman Sharia judge. After the presentations, Founding Artistic Director Torange Yeghiazarian will facilitate a conversation with the participating artists and the audience. Reem's California will sell food in the lobby starting at 6pm. The full program is 100 minutes without intermission. (more...)

Sierra Boggess Performs All-New Program With PSO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

???????Award-winning Broadway star Sierra Boggess returns Saturday, February 10 to the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) stage for a single night of show-stopping music from Hollywood and the Broadway stage. John Devlin serves as the evening's conductor and host. Ms. Boggess performs songs from West Side Story, The Little Mermaid, The Wizard of Oz, Pocahontas, The Sound of Music, Phantom of the Opera, and much more! Under the direction of Mr. Devlin, the orchestra plays music from Star Wars and Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl and musical gems from iconic Broadway shows. The concert takes place at 8pm at Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall on the campus of Princeton University. (more...)

Celebrities Confirmed to Walk American Heart Association's GO RED FOR WOMEN Red Dress Collection 2018 Fashion Show
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

TheAmerican Heart Association's (AHA) Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection, presented by Macy's, will return to the Hammerstein Ballroom on Thursday, February 8, 2018. The Red Dress Collection, is an exclusive event where celebrities and top designers show their commitment to women's heart health during New York Fashion Week and American Heart Month. Founded by the now federal convening partner The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute's The Heart Truth, the event reminds women of the need to protect their heart health and take action in the fight against heart disease and stroke in women. (more...)

Japenese Punk Legends SHONEN KNIFE To Release ALIVE! IN OSAKA This May
by TV News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

Japan's legendary punk pop Princesses; SHONEN KNIFE, will be releasing ALIVE! In Osaka via Good Charamel Records in North America, Europe and The UK on May 4th 2017. The DVD/CD package was recorded live at Juso Fandango in Osaka, Japan in December of 2017 and includes 21 tracks from the band's 3+ decade long career as Japan's most loved Indie rock import. (more...)

South Street Seaport Museum Presents Book Talks: 'Pirate Women'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

The South Street Seaport Museum presents Book Talks: Pirate Women: The Princesses, Prostitutes, and Privateers Who Ruled the Seven Seas on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 6:30pm at the Melville Gallery, 213 Water Street, NYC. Tickets are $10 (free for members), and available at Doors open at 6:15pm. Reception to follow. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, February 22- Happy Birthday, Lea Salonga!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 22, 2018

Today we're celebrating the birthday ot Tony Award winner, Lea Salonga! (more...)

Linda and Laura Benanti, Carmen Cusack, and More Headline 54 Below in February
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

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

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Announces Regional Premiere of RED VELVET
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Take a journey to historical London with Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati's regional premiere of Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti. In this endlessly captivating story, drama arises beyond the stage when a famous actor's talents are masked by the color of his skin. Based on the true story of Ira Aldridge, Red Velvet showcases the enduring power of the arts to push boundaries. Playing March 6 - March 31, 2018. Directed by Brian Isaac Phillips. Production Sponsor is The Schueler Group. (more...)

BWW Review: CINDERELLA: A HOLIDAY MUSICAL at The Growing Stage Dazzles
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 9, 2017

Gather your princes and Princesses and head over to The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey. Cinderella: A Holiday Musical is being performed through Sunday, December 17th. It features wonderful direction by the Theatre's Director of Educational Programming, Lori B. Lawrence, musical direction by Stephen Fox, and choreography by Jillian Petrie. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/9/2017
by - Dec 9, 2017's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/9/2017. (more...)

Laura Osnes, Susan Egan & Courtney Reed to Bring THE BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY to the West Coast
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

The Princesses are throwing a ball, and you're invited! After five sold-out engagements in New York City, The Broadway Princess Party is coming to the West Coast this December for three nights at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts and one special matinee at Citrus College! (more...)

Photo Flash: Lesley Ann Warren, Joyce Bulifant, Brooke Shields, Tonya Pinkins and More Bring THE HAPPIEST MILLIONAIRE to Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

A special 50th anniversary production of the classic film, Disney's The Happiest Millionaire, benefited Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS in two performances at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street) last Sunday, December 3rd. BroadwayWorld has photos from the show below! (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Tony Yazbeck, Matt Doyle & More This Week!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2017

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: (more...)

DISENCHANTED, THE MUSICAL is Coming to Cyrano's Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2017

Directed by Warren J. Weinstein, DISENCHANTED, THE MUSICAL is coming in January to Anchorage! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2017

Enjoy a rollicking evening of music and laughter, as opera stars, professional actors, dancers and Creative Stage kids showcase the best material devised in our popular Musical Theater Builders program, spanning the past nine years. (more...)

Cinderella Fairytale Comes to Life in Performance by the Moscow Festival Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

A cherished ballet featuring one of the most famous fairytale Princesses of all time will be performed one-night-only at the Orpheum Theater. Omaha Performing Arts presents Cinderella featuring the Moscow Festival Ballet on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 8:00 PM at the Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St. The performance is sponsored by Midland's Choice. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Windsor Castle
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

Production images are today released for Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol at Windsor Castle. Staged in the Castle's magnificent State Apartments, the production will run until 4 January. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Citizens Theatre Awarded 4.8 Million for Redevelopment Project
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2017

Glasgow's Citizens Theatre has received a confirmed grant of 4.8 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for its transformational redevelopment project, it was announced today (Monday 18 December). (more...)

Mildred's Umbrella to Stage World Premiere Reading of Elizabeth A.M. Keel's TOOTH AND TAIL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Adding to an already exciting season, Mildred's Umbrella (MU) will share a new fantasy from local playwright and University of Houston student Elizabeth A.M. Keel. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsal for A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Windsor Castle
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

This December, for the first time, an immersive Christmas performance will be staged in the magnificent State Apartments at Windsor Castle. Presented by theatre company Watch Your Head, the family-friendly evening performances of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol will take place in the Castle's two largest rooms, where the young Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret performed Christmas pantomimes during the Second World War. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 13, 2017
by - Dec 13, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 12, 2017
by - Dec 12, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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