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BWW Review: Lots to Love in SHE LOVES ME at Greater Boston Stage Company
by Nancy Grossman - Nov 30, 2017

Ilyse Robbins leads a team of champions in Greater Boston Stage Company's SHE LOVES ME, a delightful musical for the holiday season - or any season, for that matter. Music Director Matthew Stern brings out the best in the Jerry Bock/Sheldon Harnick score with the voices of Jennifer Ellis, Sam Simahk, Aimee Doherty, and Jared Troilo at the front and center of a talented ensemble. (more...)

Norm Lewis, Jenn Colella and More to Join Amanda Green at Birdland This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for November 13-November 19, featuring Diane Schurr, Amanda Green's Amazing Colossal Sh*t Sheaux!, Memo Acevedo, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of BARNUM at Menier Chocolate Factory in the Rehearsal Room!
by Stage Tube - Nov 24, 2017

Barnum begins performances at the Menier Chocolate Factory on November 25. Watch rehearsal footage of the cast in a video posted by the Official London Theatre Facebook page! (more...)

MTH Theater at Crown Center Announces Casting For A SPECTACULAR CHRISTMAS SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

The MTH Theater at Crown Center is pleased to announce casting for its annual Christmas revue A Spectacular Christmas Show, directed by MTH Associate Producer Tim Scott. The entirely Kansas City based company features some of the finest singers and dancers in the area. The ensemble includes Taylor Avazpour, Katie Bartow, Sydney Benton, Amy Hurrelbrink, Lily Nicholas, Chris Owen, Fisher Stewart, Robert Erik Sobbe, and Morgan Walker. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Friday for SCHOOL OF ROCK, CHICAGO and THE KING AND I in Cincinnati
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Ticket go on sale this Friday, November 24 for three additional shows in the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati season presented by TriHealth. (more...)

Billy Stritch, James Barbour and More Coming Up Next Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for December 4-December 10, including Eliane Elias, the Ninth Annual James Barbour Holiday Concert, Billy Stritch's Lucky To Be Me, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

MTH Theater at Crown Center Announces Casting and Details for A SPECTACULAR CHRISTMAS SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

The MTH Theater at Crown Center is pleased to announce casting for its annual Christmas revue A Spectacular Christmas Show, directed by MTH Associate Producer Tim Scott. The entirely Kansas City based company features some of the finest singers and dancers in the area. The ensemble includes Taylor Avazpour, Katie Bartow, Sydney Benton, Amy Hurrelbrink, Lily Nicholas, Chris Owen, Fisher Stewart, Robert Erik Sobbe, and Morgan Walker. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 11/14/2017 - 11/21/2017
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 11/14/2017 - 11/21/2017. (more...)

Starlight Theatre Welcomes Shawnee Mission Health as New Broadway Series Sponsor
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

Starlight Theatre has announced that Shawnee Mission Health, the only five-star-rated hospital in Kansas City, is the new series sponsor of the theatre's summer Broadway season. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief November 17th, 2017 - HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Nov 17, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS starts previews tonight on Broadway and more! (more...)

The Marcus Roberts Trio and More Coming Up This Fall at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for November 27-December 3, Marcus Roberts Trio, Greg Ruvolo Big Band Collective, Ronny Whyte, and more! (more...)

Breaking: Todrick Hall Will Razzle Dazzle 'Em in CHICAGO on Broadway
by Alan Henry - Nov 16, 2017

Todrick Hall will be returning to Broadway in CHICAGO as Billy Flynn beginning November 30th. Hall most recently appeared on Broadway as Lola in Kinky Boots. (more...)

VIDEO: First Trailer Unveiled for New 'BEHIND THE CURTAIN' Documentary on CHICAGO Star Todrick Hall
by Movies News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

The acclaimed SXSW documentary BEHIND THE CURTAIN: TODRICK HALL, in partnership with Awesomeness Films, just unveiled its first trailer via Wolfe Video. Go behind the scenes with the soon-to-be star of Broadway's CHICAGO in the video below! (more...)

James Barbour, Christine Ebersole, Billy Stritch & More to Offer Holiday Concerts at Birdland This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its December 2017 lineup, featuring Eliane Elias, Stacey Kent, Freddy Cole Quartet, The Birdland Big Band with Special Guest Vocalist Veronica Swift, 'A Swingin' Birdland Christmas,' Fleur Seule, Billy Stritch, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Photo Flash: In the Rehearsal Room for Menier Chocolate Factory's BARNUM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Menier Chocolate Factory's major revival of Barnum opens on 5 December, with previews from 25 November, and runs until 3 March 2018. Barnum tells the story of P.T. Barnum, the Greatest Showman on Earth, who combines razzle-dazzle with charm and brass to sell 'humbug' to cheering crowds. A joyful and moving musical portrait of the nineteenth century's greatest show-biz legend, Barnum is a colourful, dynamic spectacle full of circus, side-show legends and heart. (more...)

BWW Feature: BILLY ELLIOT at Cawthra Park Secondary School
by Guest Blogger: Brynn Bonne - Nov 14, 2017

'Walk Proudly, Walk Strong, Go Together as One to see Billy Elliot at Cawthra Park Secondary School spreading Electricity starting November 30th! (more...)

Video Flashback: Roxie Returns as CHICAGO Makes 1996 Debut at City Center Encores!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 14, 2017

Today as we celebrate a landmark 21 years since the long-running revival of Kander and Ebb's Chicago landed on Broadway, let's venture way back in time to when the revival made its world premiere at City Center Encores. (more...)

BroadwayWorld's Top Christmas Picks For London Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Nov 14, 2017

Christmas is upon us, and the capital, as usual, is serving up a veritable feast of festive offerings. Here are some of London's finest (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, November 14- Murder, Sex, and All That Jazz- CHICAGO Returns to Broadway
by Stage Tube - Nov 14, 2017

Today we set our sights on the Razzle Dazzle Broadway revival of Chicago, which opened on this day in 1996. (more...)

Julie Halston, Billy Stritch and More Coming Up This Fall at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for November 20-November 26, featuring Veronica Swift with The Green Benny Green Trio, Melanie Stace 'A Night Like This,' Billy Stritch 'Lucky To Be Me, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

CHICAGO Stars to Perform at Broadway at W with DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Kristolyn Lloyd
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Cast members from the Broadway musical CHICAGO will take over The Living Room with a performance at Broadway at W - New York Times Square on Sunday, November 12th at 10:30 pm. (more...)

Master Storyteller Mike Daisey presents TRUMP CARD Follow-up On Presidential Election Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Master storyteller Mike Daisey returns to Philadelphia Theatre Company with two new monologues that explore the normalization of Trump's administration and the rise and fall of the press. In the follow-up to critical smash The Trump Card, This Is Not Normal (November 9-11th) addresses the fever gripping all of us and how quickly that fever can become fascism. In The End of Journalism (November 10-11th), Daisey explores how journalism as we know it in America has ended, peeling back layers of real and fake news to find the darkly hilarious truth. Daisey's performances are part of PTC's 2017-2018 festival-style theatre season that includes plays, music, comedy and political commentary. Daisey is the third national voice at PTC this fall, following NPR's Bob Garfield and Golden Globe Winner Kathleen Turner. Normal and Journalism will take place at Philadelphia Theatre Company at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (480 S. Broad Street). Tickets are on sale for $25-$69 at philadelphiatheatrecompany.org, at the box-office, or by calling 215-985-0420. (more...)

Evan Ruggiero & Gemma Bond Named Winners of 2018 Clive Barnes Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

The Clive Barnes Foundation announced today, Monday, January 8, 2018, that Evan Ruggiero(Bastard Jones) has won the Eighth Annual Clive Barnes Award for Theater. Mr. Ruggiero received his award alongside Gemma Bond (American Ballet Theatre) who was named the recipient of theEighth Annual Clive Barnes Award for Dance. The announcement was made at the Eighth Annual Clive Barnes Awards ceremony, which was held at The Walter Reade Theatre at Lincoln Center. (more...)

BWW Review: CHICAGO Razzle Dazzles The Audience at Broadway Palm!
by Emily Yorgey - Jan 7, 2018

Broadway Palm's production of CHICAGO brought one of the most classic, well-known, jazzy musicals to life. From the costumes, to the music, to the acting, singing, and dancing; Broadway Palm sure knows how to Razzle Dazzle the audience, in the best way possible. (more...)

Birdland Presents John Pizzarelli and More Week of January 15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Birdland Jazz Club lays out schedule for January 15-January 21 (more...)

NFL Legend Eddie George Will Star in CHICAGO in Columbus
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

NFL legend, OSU superstar, and Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George will make his Columbus stage debut, performing the role of fast-talking lawyer Billy Flynn in the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical CHICAGO. (more...)

Birdland Presents The David Murray Infinity Quartet And More Next Week!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Photo Coverage: Real Housewife Kandi Burruss Makes Her Broadway Debut in CHICAGO!
by Walter McBride - Jan 17, 2018

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, actress & TV sensation Kandi Burruss (Bravo's 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta') made her Broadway debut in the role of 'Matron 'Mama' Morton' in Chicago on January 15. Burruss will be in the cast for eight weeks only, through March 11, 2018, at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St.). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kandi Burruss on the CHICAGO Cell Block
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

The Broadway company of Chicago welcomes Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, actress & TV sensation Kandi Burruss (Bravo's 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta'), making her Broadway debut in the role of 'Matron 'Mama' Morton' for eight weeks only, January 15 - March 11, 2018, at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St.). Check her out as she takes on the ladies of the cell block! (more...)

From Atlanta to CHICAGO! Real Housewife Kandi Burruss Will Make Her Broadway Debut Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago, which recently celebrated its 21st Broadway anniversary, will welcome Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, actress & TV sensation Kandi Burruss (Bravo's 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta'), making her Broadway debut in the role of 'Matron 'Mama' Morton' for eight weeks only, tonight, January 15 - March 11, 2018, at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St.). (more...)

Birdland Presents Vincent Herring's 'The Story of Jazz' and More Week of January 22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Vincent Herring's The Story of Jazz: 100 Years, Eric Comstock and Sean Smith, The Wee Trio with special guest Luis Perdomo, and more! (more...)

All He Cares About is Love! Cuba Gooding Jr. to Play Billy Flynn in CHICAGO's West End Return
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 11, 2018

Baz Bamigboye of the Daily Mail has reported that the murderous musical hit, Chicago, will return to London's West End! (more...)

Kravis Center Presents CHICAGO THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Chicago returns to the Kravis Center January 19-21! With a legendary book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, CHICAGO is now the #1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history -- and it shows no sign of ever slowing down! (more...)

BWW Previews: CHICAGO at Kravis Center For The Performing Arts
by John Lariviere - Jan 10, 2018

Produced by Barry and Fran Weissler, CHICAGO is the winner of six 1997 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival and the Grammy Award for Best Musical Cast Recording. With a legendary book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, CHICAGO is now the #1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history -- and it shows no sign of ever slowing down! (more...)

Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch Holiday Show & More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for December 18-December 24, including the Freddy Cole Quartet, Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch In A Swingin' Birdland Christmas, Steve Doyle, and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: The MTH Theater at Crown Center presents A SPECTACULAR CHRISTMAS SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The MTH Theater at Crown Center is pleased to announce casting for its annual Christmas revue A Spectacular Christmas Show, directed by MTH Associate Producer Tim Scott. The entirely Kansas City based company features some of the finest singers and dancers in the area. The ensemble includes Taylor Avazpour, Katie Bartow, Sydney Benton, Amy Hurrelbrink, Lily Nicholas, Chris Owen, Fisher Stewart, Robert Erik Sobbe, and Morgan Walker. (more...)

Video: The MTH Theater at Crown Center presents A SPECTACULAR CHRISTMAS SHOW
by Stage Tube - Dec 8, 2017

The MTH Theater at Crown Center is pleased to announce casting for its annual Christmas revue A Spectacular Christmas Show, directed by MTH Associate Producer Tim Scott. The entirely Kansas City based company features some of the finest singers and dancers in the area. The ensemble includes Taylor Avazpour, Katie Bartow, Sydney Benton, Amy Hurrelbrink, Lily Nicholas, Chris Owen, Fisher Stewart, Robert Erik Sobbe, and Morgan Walker. (more...)

Photo Flash: CHICAGO Celebrates Its 21st Anniversary on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

CHICAGO THE MUSICAL celebrated its 21st Broadway anniversary with a special party Tuesday, December 5th at PHD Terrace at the Dream Midtown (210 West 55th Street between Broadway & 7th Avenue). Attendees included current cast members Todrick Hall, Charlotte d'Amboise, Leigh Zimmerman and more, plus alumni cast members including Paige Davis and more! (more...)

Review Roundup: The Critics Weigh in on BARNUM at Menier Chocolate Factory
by Review Roundups - Dec 6, 2017

Menier Chocolate Factory's major revival of Barnum opened last night, 5 December, and runs until 3 March 2018. Barnum tells the story of P.T. Barnum, the Greatest Showman on Earth, who combines razzle-dazzle with charm and brass to sell 'humbug' to cheering crowds. What did the critics think? Check out the reviews here! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BARNUM at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

Menier Chocolate Factory's major revival of Barnum opens on 5 December, with previews from 25 November, and runs until 3 March 2018. Barnum tells the story of P.T. Barnum, the Greatest Showman on Earth, who combines razzle-dazzle with charm and brass to sell 'humbug' to cheering crowds. A joyful and moving musical portrait of the nineteenth century's greatest show-biz legend, Barnum is a colourful, dynamic spectacle full of circus, side-show legends and heart. Check out a first look at production photos below! (more...)

Photo Exclusive: More Acrobatic Shots from BARNUM at the Menier Chocolate Factory
by Roy Tan - Dec 5, 2017

Menier Chocolate Factory's major revival of Barnum opens tonight 5 December and runs until 3 March 2018. Barnum tells the story of P.T. Barnum, the Greatest Showman on Earth, who combines razzle-dazzle with charm and brass to sell 'humbug' to cheering crowds. A joyful and moving musical portrait of the nineteenth century's greatest show-biz legend, Barnum is a colourful, dynamic spectacle full of circus, side-show legends and heart. BroadwayWorld has even more exclusive photos below! (more...)

Atlanta Real Housewife Kandi Burruss to Make Broadway Debut in CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago, which recently celebrated its 21st Broadway anniversary, will welcome Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, actress & TV sensation Kandi Burruss (Bravo's 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta'), making her Broadway debut in the role of 'Matron 'Mama' Morton' for eight weeks only. (more...)

An Evening with Monty Alexander and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with an exciting series of acts (more...)

Review Roundup - Critics Weigh In On THE GREATEST SHOWMAN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

Starring Academy Award nominees Hugh Jackman and Michelle Williams with Zac Efron, Zendaya and Rebecca Ferguson, THE GREATEST SHOWMAN opens in U.S. theaters today. Let's see what the critics have to say! (more...)

Broadway Balances America Invites You To Celebrate 21 Years Of Razzle Dazzle With CHICAGO THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

Broadway Across America's collaboration with the award-winning morning show The Balancing Act, on the Lifetime Channel ends Season Four of the five-part series Broadway Balances America with CHICAGO THE MUSICAL. This new episode debuts on Wednesday, January 3rd at 7:30 am ET and will re-air on Wednesday, January 10th at 7:30 am ET. (more...)

Official: CHICAGO Will Return To the West End!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The world's longest running American musical, the multi award-winning CHICAGO, returns to London's West End after a 5 -year absence. Following a successful UK and international tour, CHICAGO will be transferring into London, with performances at the Phoenix Theatre from Monday 26 March 2018. Tickets will go on sale at 10.00am on Wednesday 20 December 2017. (more...)

Monty Alexander, John Pizzarelli, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and More Set for January 2018 at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its January 2018 lineup, featuring An Evening with Monty Alexander - From Kingston to Harlem, Vijay Iyer Sextet, John Pizzarelli, Vincent Herring's The Story of Jazz: 100 Years, David Murray Infinity Quartet, La Tanya Hall and The Andy Milne Trio, Fleurine, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Whoopee! CHICAGO to Return to London's West End This Spring
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 14, 2017

Baz Bamigboye of the Daily Mail has reported that the murderous musical hit, Chicago, will return to London's West End! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Todrick Hall Razzle Dazzles in First Bow in CHICAGO!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Dec 1, 2017

Todrick is back on Broadway! YouTube sensation and Broadway star Todrick Hall just kicked off his seven week engagement in CHICAGO, playing the role of Billy Flynn. BroadwayWorld is bringing you photos from his first official bow below! (more...)

Jamie deRoy & Friends Holiday Concert, Stacey Kent and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for December 11-December 17, featuring Stacey Kent, Jamie deRoy & friends 'Tis The Season, Fleur Seule, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

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