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Opened: February 13, 1996
Closing: March 31, 1996

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Video: Go Inside Rehearsal For BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL At The Muny by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2023

See video from inside rehearsal as Sara Sheperd, Jackie Burns, Jarrod Spector, Steven Good, Noah Weisberg and Sharon Hunter and more as they prepare to kick of the 2023 Muny summer season with Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, June 12-18, 2023.

Signature Theatre Announces Cast For SOUL DIVAS Reprise Cabaret by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2023

Signature Theatre announces that Signature favorites Awa Sal Secka (Gun and Powder, Blackbeard) and Shayla S. Simmons (After Midnight, Dreamgirls) will perform in Soul Divas Reprise, inspired by the sold-out cabaret from 2019 dedicated to the music of acclaimed musical divas from Aretha to Whitney to Tina. The cabaret will be music directed by Mark G. Meadows, Signature's Director of Cabarets. Soul Divas Reprise runs June 27 – July 9 in Signature's ARK Theatre.

Interview: Idina Menzel Is Embracing Her Inner 'Drama Queen' With New Album by Michael Major - Jun 9, 2023

Idina Menzel is getting 'Dramatic' with her new album! BroadwayWorld sat down with Menzel to discuss giving back to the LGBTQIA+ community through the new album, feeling less apologetic with her music, and her upcoming 'unconventional' musical, Redwood.

Listen: Idina Menzel Releases 'Dramatic' Off Upcoming Album 'Drama Queen' by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2023

Idina Menzel has released a new song 'Dramatic' from her upcoming album! Listen here!

Liverpool's Historic Epstein Theatre Will Close at the End of June 2023 by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2023

Liverpool’s historic and much-loved Epstein Theatre is set to close on Friday 30 June 2023. 

Salutes to Joni Mitchell and Broadway, and More Set for North Charleston POPS! 2023 - 2024 Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2023

The North Charleston POPS! has announced its 2023 – 2024 season concerts. The season features all new shows and something for everyone. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets!

RENT Comes to Farmers Alley Theatre This June and July. by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2023

Concluding a mainstage season of critically acclaimed performances (A Gentleman’s Guide To Love and Murder, A Swinging Christmas: The Holiday Music of Tony Bennett, The Great Leap, Becoming Dr. Ruth, Chicken & Biscuits), Farmers Alley Theatre will present its highly anticipated production of RENT.

HEATHERS THE MUSICAL: Teen Edition to Open At Live Arts in July by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2023

The Live Arts Teen Summer Musical returns with a darkly funny and slyly subversive musical for summer 2023! HEATHERS THE MUSICAL: Teen Edition is written and composed by Kevin Murphy and Laurence O'Keefe, based on the 1980s cult classic film.

Wayne Brady and Alan Mingo Jr. Will Lead THE WIZ on Broadway and Tour by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2023

Emmy winner and Grammy Award nominee Wayne Brady (Hamilton, Whose Line Is it Anyway?) and Alan Mingo Jr. (Kinky Boots, Doom Patrol) will lead the production as the Wiz in the all-new production of the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning hit musical The Wiz. Learn more about the show and how to get tickets here!

Alexandra Silber, Jason Bowen & More to Star in THE HALF-GOD OF RAINFALL at New York Theatre Workshop by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2023

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the full cast and creative team for The Half-God of Rainfall. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

Who Will Win at the 2023 Tony Awards? by Team BWW - Jun 9, 2023

Which Best Musical and Best Play nominees will take home the ultimate prize at the 2023 Tony Awards? We're breaking it down.

THE LION KING, BEETLEJUICE & More Set for Popejoy Hall 2023-24 Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2023

Popejoy Hall has announced its 2023-2024 Popejoy Presents series of performances. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets!

I AM HARVEY MILK Comes to Princeton Festival This Month by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2023

On Friday, June 23 at 7pm and Saturday, June 24 at 7pm the Princeton Festival presents I Am Harvey Milk, a musical theater oratorio by acclaimed Broadway composer and lyricist Andrew Lippa (Big Fish, The Addams Family).

Tickets For the 2023-2024 Missoula Community Theatre Season Are on Sale Now by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2023

What do Mel Brooks and Walt Disney have in common?  The Missoula Community Theatre, that’s what!  The creations of these two masterminds are the bookends of MCT’s 2023-2024 “Be Our Guest” Season. Subscription packages and single tickets are on sale starting Monday, June 5th.

New York Theatre Workshop Reveals 2050 Fellows, New Company-in-Residence and Artistic Department Expansion by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 5, 2023

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the artists selected for the 2023/24 Season 2050 Artistic Fellowship.

Full Programming Set for FUSE International 2023 Featuring 50 Events by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 5, 2023

The streets of Kingston-Upon-Thames will be buzzing this summer as FUSE International returns with 50 events spanning theatre, dance, cabaret, comedy, music and visual arts as the annual international celebration of live performance and creativity returns.

Video: Mike Isaacson Shares Highlights of the MUNY's 105th Season by Backstage Live with Richard Ridge - Jun 8, 2023

In this video, watch as as BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge checks in with the MUNY's Mike Isaacson to chat about this season's lineup and discuss the legacy of this truly incredible theatre institution.

Interview: Joshua Seiter on Coming Out, Pride, and Tour to Minnesota by Jared Fessler - Jun 5, 2023

Joshua Seiter is a former contestant from the ABC's TV show, The Bachelorette season 11. He recently came out as bisexual. 

The Museum Of Broadway Adds New Artifacts From INTO THE WOODS; HELLO, DOLLY!; and More! by Stephi Wild - Jun 5, 2023

Beginning today, guests visiting the Museum of Broadway can view new artifacts including Patina Miller's stunning purple costume from Into The Woods, a caftan worn by Bette Midler in I'll Eat You Last, as well as various props used onstage by Midler in the 2017 revival of Hello, Dolly! 

Original Off Broadway Cast Recording Of OTHER LIVES: The Story Songs Of Michael Colby Will Be Released This Month by Stephi Wild - Jun 5, 2023

The original Off Broadway cast recording of “Other Lives: The Story Songs of Michael Colby” (Jay Records), a cycle of story songs by lyricist Michael Colby (Charlotte Sweet, Ludlow Ladd), with music by a variety of composers, including Alex Rybeck, Larry Hochman, Joseph Thalken, Steven Silverstein, will be officially released on CD and all digital music platforms on Friday, June 16th.

RENT Comes to Rise Above Performing Arts This Weekend by Stephi Wild - Jun 5, 2023

Rise Above Performing Arts presents Rent opening this weekend. The theatre will produce 6 shows running through June 17th.

Hayley Tamaddon Joins The 2023-24 UK and Ireland Tour of EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE by Stephi Wild - Jun 5, 2023

Everybody's Talking About Jamie, the smash-hit and critically acclaimed musical, has announced the return of Hayley Tamaddon (Coronation Street, Emmerdale) as Miss Hedge, having previously appeared in the West End production at the Apollo Theatre.

VIDEO: Roger Berruezo estrena su single 'Tornar a Volar Junts' by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jun 5, 2023

El protagonista de PRETTY WOMAN ha lanzado una nueva canción con música y letra de Miquel Abras.

June Events at Creative Liberties to Include Two Opening Receptions, A Second Saturday Open Studio, and More by Blair Ingenthron - Jun 4, 2023

Creative Liberties Artist Studios and Gallery, based on a foundation of artists helping artists, will continue its season's offerings with an all-packed June.

Review: World Premiere of CASEY AND DIANA is a Breathtaking and Poignant Addition to the Stratford Festival Season by Lauren Gienow - Jun 4, 2023

The world premiere of Nick Green’s play CASEY AND DIANA had its opening night at the Stratford Festival’s Studio Theatre on Thursday. This production – directed by Andrew Kushnir – is incredibly powerful. Festival veteran Sean Arbuckle is devastating and captivating in what is quite possibly one of the best performances to ever grace this stage, and he is fully supported by an outstanding cast around him.

Kevin Aviance, Linda Simpson & More to be Featured in LA MAMA'S SQUIRTS by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2023

Each year, La MaMa’s Squirts gathers the most exciting voices from New York City’s queer performance world across the generations. This year, confronting the nationwide legislative assault on trans people and drag performance, Squirts puts a heavy concentration into NYC’s drag and nightlife scenes from the 90s to today. 

Interview: Broadway's Andrea Macasaet Talks Making her Stratford Festival Debut as Mimi in RENT by Lauren Gienow - Jun 2, 2023

The Stratford Festival’s much anticipated production of Jonathan Larson's RENT opens tonight at the Festival Theatre. Andrea Macasaet - straight off a star turn originating the role of Anne Boleyn in SIX on Broadway, is making her Stratford Festival debut as Mimi. A few weeks ago, Broadway World had the opportunity to chat with Macasaet about stepping into this role and this show, growing up feeling unrepresented in musical theatre, why the messages in RENT are as poignant as ever, and so much more!

Full Cast Revealed For the World Premiere of Christopher J. Orton and Jon Robyns' THEN, NOW & NEXT by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2023

Full casting has been announced for the world première production of the heart-warming, original musical Then, Now & Next, written by Christopher J Orton (My Land's Shore) and Jon Robyns (currently playing the Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera) in a first-time collaboration for the pair.

LA's Dances With Films Celebrates 26 Years at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2023

Dances With Film aka DWF:LA is about to unleash its 26th annual independent film festival from June 22-July 2 at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood. 

Musicians On Strike: Local 802 Announces Picket Line With Live Music At DCINY's Next Performance Outside Carnegie Hall by A.A. Cristi - Jun 1, 2023

Musicians represented by the New York City musicians' union (AFM Local 802) will picket outside the Carnegie Hall stage door (behind Carnegie Hall on West 56th Street) with live music on Monday, June 5 at 5pm as part of their strike for a fair contract against the music producer Distinguished Concerts International New York. 

Lauren Weedman Brings BLOWS To City Winery June 18th by Stephen Mosher - Jun 2, 2023

Award-winning comedic actress, (HACKS, ABBOTT ELEMENTARY, EUPHORIA, LOOKING) playwright, and author Lauren Weedman returns to the stage with Lauren Weedman BLOWS, a new comedy cabaret solo adventure at City Winery NYC on June 18, 2023.

DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES Starring Kelli O'Hara & Brian d'Arcy James Extended; Adam Guettel Releases Demos by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2023

Atlantic Theater Company has announced a final extension for the world premiere musical Days of Wine and Roses. Adapted from the 1962 film and original 1958 teleplay, the new musical features a book by Tony Award nominee Craig Lucas, music & lyrics by Tony Award winner Adam Guettel, and direction by Tony Award nominee Michael Greif.

Video: Idina Menzel Drops 'MOVE' Music Video by Michael Major - Jun 1, 2023

Idina Menzel is kicking off Pride Month with the new music video for her single 'Move.' Describing her new album as a 'love letter' to the Queer community, Menzel worked alongside global hitmakers Nile Rodgers, Jake Shears, Justin Tranter, Sir Nolan, Simon Wilcox, Laura Veltz, Jim Eliot, Maty Noyes, Mitch Allan, and more for the new dance record.

Cast Revealed For THE SOUND OF MUSIC At Algonquin Arts Theatre by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2023

Algonquin Arts Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for its July musical, The Sound of Music. The show will run at Algonquin Arts Theatre from July 15 through July 30.

Sara Pérez, Albert Bolea y Sylvia Parejo imparten un curso de preparación al casting de musicales by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jun 1, 2023

El curso tendrá lugar en la escuela Aules (Barcelona) los días 18 y 25 de junio.

The Muny and Classic 107.3 Launch Partnership for Programming by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2023

The Muny and the award-winning Classic 107.3 have are launching a partnership for programming. The partnership will begin on Monday, June 12, 2023. Two separate shows are planned for 2023-2024.

Tatiana Wechsler, Ian Gallagher Fitzgerald & More to Star in BLOCKED, A New Musical Industry Presentation by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2023

TheaterWorksUSA will present an invite-only Industry presentation of the new musical BLOCKED, A New Musical with a book by Sinead Daly and music and lyrics by Ben Wexler on June 8 & 9, 2023.

Mark Ruffalo To Join IS MY MICROPHONE ON? Director Nick Browne In Post-Show Talkback by A.A. Cristi - May 30, 2023

Director Nick J. Browne and the Center at West Park are set to premier the new play with music Is My Microphone On? from May 26-June 3, 2023.

Review: A Celebration of Drag: THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE is Making Audiences Rise to Their Feet in Houston by Miranda Keating - May 31, 2023

​I first read THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE when I was cast to play Jo in a directing class production. It seemed like such a fun show, with sassy lines, hilarious scenarios, and endearing characters. However, the logistics of the constant costume, set, and mood shifts seemed like a nightmare. However, Stages has made magic once again! ​

RENT Comes to Sing'Theatre in July by Stephi Wild - May 30, 2023

RENT is an inspiring story about friends and artists struggling in New York City’s East Village and tackles addiction, poverty, and friendship in the height of the AIDS crisis. But most of all the show is about love. This Tony Award winning musical is a favourite of many with famous songs such as “Out Tonight”, “Take Me Or Leave Me” and the classic anthem “Seasons Of Love.” Many have watched the movie but there is nothing compared to watching this inspiring story live on stage.

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Comes to the Stratford Festival in June by Stephi Wild - May 30, 2023

With a series of hit classic comedies under his belt at Stratford, Chris Abraham is bringing one of Shakespeare’s finest, Much Ado About Nothing, to vivid life at the Festival Theatre. This beloved romantic comedy, featuring Graham Abbey and Maev Beaty, starts previews today.

Studio Theatre Announces Cast of FUN HOME by Blair Ingenthron - May 27, 2023

Studio Theatre has announced the cast of their production of Fun Home, with performances starting June 28. The musical, with music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by Lisa Kron, is based on the autobiographical graphic novel of the same name by cartoonist and writer Alison Bechdel.

Previews: ROCK OF AGES at Music Theatre Wichita at The Capitol Federal Amphitheater In Andover, KS by Paula Makar - May 27, 2023

Rock of Ages is coming to the Capitol Federal Amphitheater in Andover, KS. It’s running May 31 through June 4. The show starts at 7:30pm and tickets start at $25!

Broadway In The HOOD Launches The Legacy Theatre Project by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2023

Emmy® and Tony Award®-nominated Broadway In The HOOD has announced its newest campaign, The Legacy Theatre Project, to raise $25 million to “raise the roof” of a state-of-the-art facility.

Norm Lewis, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Skylar Astin Join Sondheim Celebration At Hollywood Bowl by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2023

Broadway stars Skylar Astin, Norm Lewis and Brian Stokes Mitchell will complete the glittering cast of Broadway luminaries for Everybody Rise! A Sondheim Celebration on Sunday, July 30, 2023, at the Hollywood Bowl. They are joined by previously announced three-time Tony Award-winner Patti LuPone, Sierra Boggess and Sutton Foster for this unforgettable concert program curated by Robert Longbottom and Kevin Stites and conducted by Stites.

TheaterWorksUSA to Receive NEA Grant for its Production of DOT DOT DOT: A New Musical by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2023

TheaterWorksUSA has been approved for a $40,000 Grants for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the development, world premiere production, and tour of DOT DOT DOT: A New Musical.

The Stratford Festival Celebrates Pride This June by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2023

2SLGBTQ+ stories take centre stage at the Stratford Festival for Pride Month and throughout the 2023 season. The month begins with the world première of Casey and Diana by Nick Green and directed by Andrew Kushnir, as well as the openings of Rent, directed by Thom Allison, and Richard II, adapted by Brad Fraser, and conceived and directed by Jillian Keiley.

Roger Berruezo se une a la nueva temporada de AMAR ES PARA SIEMPRE by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - May 25, 2023

El protagonista de PRETTY WOMAN es uno de los nuevos fichajes de la conocida serie.


Tune Up
Voice Mail # 1
You Okay Honey?
One Song Glory
Light My Candle
Voice Mail # 2
Today 4 U
You'll See
Tango: Maureen
Life Support
Out Tonight
Another Day
Will I?
On the Street
Santa Fe
We're Okay
I'll Cover You
Christmas Bells
Over the Moon
La Vie Boheme
I Should Tell You
Seasons of Love
Happy New Year
Voice Mail # 3
Take Me or Leave Me
Without You
Voice Mail # 4
Goodbye, Love
What You Own
Voice Mail # 5
Your Eyes
Because You Were Right
Valentine's Day
Do a Little Business
Right Brain
Open Road
Tune Up A
Voicemail #1
Tune Up B
You Okay Honey?
Tune Up - Reprise
One Song Glory
Light My Candle
Voicemail #2
Today For You A
You'll See
Tango Maureen
Life Support
Out Tonight
Another Day
Will I?
On the Street
Santa Fe
I'll Cover You
We're Okay
Christmas Bells
Over the Moon
La Vie Boheme
I Should Tell You
La Vie Boheme B
Seasons of Love A
Happy New Year A
Voicemail #3
Happy New Year B
Take Me or Leave Me
Seasons of Love B
Without You
Voicemail #5
I'll Cover You - Reprise
Goodbye Love
What You Own
Voicemail #6
Finale A
Your Eyes
Finale B
Rent has had 16 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1996, Off-Broadway which opened in 1996, Broadway which opened in 1996, Broadway which opened in 1996, US Tour which opened in 1997, West End which opened in 1998, West End which opened in 2002, US Tour which opened in 2005, Broadway which opened in 2006, West End which opened in 2007, US Tour which opened in 2009, Off-Broadway which opened in 2011, US Tour which opened in 2016, West End which opened in 2016, Motion Picture which opened in 2019 and Broadway which opened in 2019.



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