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by Julie Musbach - Sep 6, 2019
Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan will return to Broadway with the second of his two exhilarating dramas celebrating Lyndon B. Johnson's legacy: THE GREAT SOCIETY. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 29, 2022
BROOKLYN TAVERN THEATER revives Dan Furman's immersive musical event, IMPOSSIBLE BUT TRUE is an original 'tavern musical' that will tour the Brooklyn and New York areas.
by Audition Roundup - Sep 24, 2017
Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 24, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 23, 2019
On Monday, December 16, Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award Winner Cynthia Erivo and Broadway star, Billboard #1 recording artist Shoshana Bean come together for a one-night-only Holiday Spectacular at Harlem's World Famous Apollo Theater. After a sold out 2018 engagement, two of the most gifted singers on earth return to lift their voices for one incredible Night Divine.
by Jim Munson - Sep 15, 2021
Good news! The Marsh will soon be once again presenting live, in-person performances at their San Francisco location with Marga Gomez's 'Spanking Machine' running September 17 through October 23. BroadwayWorld speaks with Gomez about her hilarious and heart-rending new memoir piece about growing up brown & queer in Washington Heights.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 12, 2022
Brooklyn Tavern Theater will revive Dan Furman's immersive musical event, IMPOSSIBLE BUT TRUE. This original 'tavern musical' will tour the Brooklyn and New York areas with an opening run at the historic The Old Stone House, 336 3rd Street, Brooklyn, NY @ 7:30 pm on October 14 & 15; 28 & 29.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 8, 2019
The Hollywood Film Awards is proud to announce that multi-hyphenate, award-winning stars Shia LaBeouf, Taron Egerton, Cynthia Erivo and Olivia Wilde will be honored for their standout contributions to film this year at the 23rd Annual a?oeHollywood Film Awards.a?? LaBeouf (a?oeHoney Boya??) will receive the a?oeHollywood Breakthrough Screenwriter Award,a?? for his revelatory telling of his own turbulent childhood. For his uncanny portrayal of the legendary Elton John, Egerton (a?oeRocketmana??) will receive the a?oeHollywood Breakout Actor Award.a?? Erivo (a?oeHarrieta??), who stepped into the shoes of the heroic Harriet Tubman with unwavering strength and dedication, will receive the a?oeHollywood Breakout Actress Award.a?? And Wilde (a?oeBooksmarta??) will receive the a?oeHollywood Breakthrough Director Awarda?? for her critically-acclaimed directorial debut of a film that is certain to become a classic for the ages.  Actor and comedian Rob Riggle will host the ceremony, which will take place on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA.
by Audition Roundup - Oct 8, 2017
Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, October 8, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2020
Parsona??s Nose Theater (PNT) known for introducing fun, condensed, broad-stroke, professional presentations of classic comedies by Shakespeare, Molière, Goldoni, Shaw, Belasco, Grimm, Hans Andersen, Goldsmith, Perrault, Boucicault and others, has expanded its  Radio Theater of the Air  podcast series.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 3, 2019
National Geographic, with Imagine Television Studios and Fox 21 Television Studios, announced today that Tony®-, Emmy®- and Grammy® Award-winning Cynthia Erivo (“Harriet,” Broadway's “The Color Purple”) will star as Aretha Franklin in the next installment of the Emmy-winning global anthology series Genius: Aretha. This upcoming season will be the first-ever, definitive and only authorized scripted limited series on the life of the universally acclaimed Queen of Soul. Filming will start this November for a spring 2020 premiere on National Geographic channels in 172 countries and 43 languages.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 16, 2019
Brooklyn Tavern Theater, led by composer/lyricist/writer Dan Furman, is presenting 'Impossible but True,' a 'tavern musical' inspired by Washington Irving's Rip Van Winkle story, through October 29 at Franklin 820 in Crown Heights, Brooklyn and in Manhattan at Uncle Charlie's, 139 East 45th Street. This immersive musical aims to pioneer a new genre of no-frills productions in hospitable places that are underused for performances. Cailín Heffernan directs.
by Audition Roundup - Oct 1, 2017
Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, October 1, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 26, 2019
Today, ABFF Ventures announced Cynthia Erivo will receive the a?oeRising Star Awarda?? at the 2020 ABFF Honors. The fourth annual ceremony, hosted by actor and comedian Deon Cole, will take place on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. 
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 13, 2019
BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Robyn Kerr gives us a lesson on the Voting Rights Act.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017
The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival has announced the complete lineup for the 2018 summer season.
by Tori Hartshorn - May 29, 2018
Keith Olbermann to Expand Multi-Faceted ESPN Role
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 28, 2020
Today, Quibi announced What We Keep* (working tite),' a documentary series that brings viewers into the homes of remarkable people and asks a simple but moving question: “Of all that you own, what object means the most to you and why?”
by A.A. Cristi - May 2, 2022
PlayCo today announces the cast and creative team for its first in-person production since the fall before the pandemic: the U.S. premiere of Ebru Nihan Celkan's Will You Come With Me?, directed by Keenan Tyler Oliphant, May 4-June 5 at MITU580.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017
The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival announced today their 2017 Annual Summer Gala and HVSF2 Reading Series.
by Tori Hartshorn - Mar 7, 2019
XYZ Films and Starburns Industries announces today that they will produce the biographical documentary WELCOME TO MY DAYDREAM, about the stop-motion animation pioneer Will Vinton. The film will be directed by Marq Evans, and produced by XYZ Films and Starburns Industries, with XYZ handling worldwide sales for the project.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 7, 2018
The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival (Davis McCallum, Artistic Director; Kate Liberman, Managing Director) is proud to announce complete casting for the 2018 summer season. The previously announced season will include two Shakespeare classics, RICHARD II and THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, alongside David Farr's adaptation of THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD, and the world premiere of Seth Bockley's RIP VAN WINKLE; or, CUT THE OLD MOON INTO STARS, the first-ever mainstage commission by HVSF, featuring 40-plus members of the Hudson Valley community alongside a cast of 4 professional actors. The season will also feature the HVSF Conservatory Company in an original clown piece, THE SEA-MAID'S MUSIC, devised and directed by Zachary Fine.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 4, 2019
Cynthia Erivo and Josh Gad are teaming up for a musical film take on the American folk story Rip Van Winkle, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 25, 2020
In honor of Aretha Franklin's birthday, today National Geographic has released a new photo from the upcoming global miniseries about her life, GENIUS: ARETHA. The image features Cynthia Erivo portraying the iconic Queen of Soul.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 15, 2022
Sleep, awakeness, psychosis, enlightenment, coma. How thin is the veil that separates them? Odyssey Theatre Ensemble artistic director Ron Sossi explores some of the many states of human awareness with an evening of short “mind excursions” by Harold Pinter with Robert Coover and Hermann Hesse. Collectively titled Wakings!, the metaphysical adventure begins Saturday, April 23, with performances continuing through June 5.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022
PlayCo today announced the cast and creative team for its first in-person production since the fall before the pandemic: the U.S. premiere of Ebru Nihan Celkan’s Will You Come With Me?, directed by Keenan Tyler Oliphant, May 4-June 5 at MITU580.
by Tori Hartshorn - Jun 25, 2018
Rough Trade is excited to reissue The Moldy Peaches' self-titled debut album on red vinyl and cd. This is the first vinyl pressing of the album since it's original release. TheAugust 10th vinyl release also includes a bonus 7' single of 'County Fair/Rainbows”, and on the cover, the previously B&W girl is now red.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 9, 2021
This year's festival will include our signature 'Map It Yourself' self-guided tour that allows festival goers to explore Hudson on foot, via walkable public art installations and festival venues, once again designed by venue safety architect and designer Anna Savino.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2021
This brand new, 90-minute production highlights the rich history of Irvington through a distinctly genderqueer lens, with live music from a Rip Van Winkle-inspired Feste helping to weave the magical tale of self-discovery, survival, and the myriad ways love shows itself.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 23, 2020
Parson's Nose Theater known for introducing fun, condensed, broad-stroke, professional presentations of classic comedies by Shakespeare, Molière, Goldoni, Shaw, Belasco, Grimm, Hans Andersen, Goldsmith, Perrault, Boucicault and others, has adapted its programming into Radio Theater of the Air,
by Julie Musbach - Jul 23, 2019
Hudson Hall at the historic Hudson Opera House invites audiences to embrace a sense of adventure with a new season of music, theater, exhibitions, film, book launches, special events, and community programs this August to December.
by BWW Awards - Jan 7, 2022
Winners have been announced for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards. The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by Julie Musbach - Jan 15, 2019
Following the success of her Sense and Sensibility at the Folger Theatre in 2016, Wall Street Journal's Playwright of the Year 2017 Kate Hamill, returns to D.C. with her adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's classic novel Vanity Fair. Hamill's vibrant and colorful tale about society's foibles is a co-production with San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater. Directed by Jessica Stone and featuring Rebekah Brockman as Becky Sharp, the production will run at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street, NW) from February 26 through March 31, 2019.
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2020
Get your first look at Cynthia stepping into the shoes of one of the world's most legendary artists in the first trailer for Genius: Aretha!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2022
The Sigman Brothers is re-releasing the recently-adjudged Best Musical of the 2021 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, Rip van Winkle, An Original Musical.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 15, 2019
Theatre for a New Audience announces the seventeen-member cast and the creative team for its production of William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, directed by Shana Cooper in her Off-Broadway debut.
by Julie Musbach - Feb 15, 2019
This classic and enchanting tale of the ferocious looking Beast with a kind heart is a perennial favorite with audiences worldwide, and is brought to vivid life through meticulously handcrafted marionettes appearing on a full stage of painted scenery. Join the brave heroine Beauty as she discovers there are many ways that one can be beautiful in this world, and how one looks on the outside can be very different from how one is on the inside.
by Julie Musbach - Feb 13, 2018
Composer Dan Furman has reworked his first musical, Impossible But True, and is preparing to present it starting in April - first in Brooklyn then across the river in Manhattan.
by BWW - Dec 6, 2021
Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 6, 2019
See the first image of Tony Award-winner, Cynthia Erivo, as soul legend, Aretha Franklin on the next installment of the National Geographic series, Genius!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021
This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021
Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by BWW Staff - Dec 13, 2021
Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 21, 2017
This season ushers in a host of premieres by Boosey & Hawkes composers, including John Adams's new opera Girls of the Golden West in San Francisco, Sebastian Currier's RE-FORMATION in Minneapolis, Christopher Rouse's Berceuse Infinie in Baltimore, and a new orchestral work by Sean Shepherd in Boston.
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 2, 2022
Back by popular demand, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana (RMHCK) is raffling five Pappy bottles packaged as a flight. The raffle, which typically sells out quickly, has kicked off on Aug. 1.
by - Aug 19, 2021
This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 8/19/2021 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 30, 2022
Sleep, awakeness, psychosis, enlightenment, coma. How thin is the veil that separates them? Odyssey Theatre Ensemble artistic director Ron Sossi explores some of the many states of human awareness with an evening of short “mind excursions” by Harold Pinter with Robert Coover and Hermann Hesse. Collectively titled Wakings!, the metaphysical adventure begins Saturday, April 30, with performances continuing through June 5.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 23, 2019
Visitors are sure to think they've fallen down a rabbit hole this May when Imaginary Worlds: Alice's Wonderland springs to life at the Atlanta Botanical Garden.The exhibition of giant topiary-like plant sculptures, presented May 11 - October 27 at both the Midtown and Gainesville gardens, is back by popular demand after last summer's blockbuster show, Imaginary Worlds: Once Upon a Time. Featured are 16 installations of 38 individual sculptures, and many of last year's crowd-favorites will make a comeback - some donning coats of different plant palettes than before.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022
Fiery Seahorse Productions will present the 2022 Reading of Chicagoan Marie Yuen's adaptation of 'Ye-Xian: The Chinese Cinderella' (working title 'C2'), on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at the Chinese American Museum of Chicago - Raymond B. & Jean T. Lee Center, 238 West 23rd Street, in Chicago's Chinatown, beginning at 1:30 p.m.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 15, 2022
The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra concludes an exciting season of in-person and live streamed performances May 2022 with virtuoso violinist Rachel Barton Pine. Originally scheduled for May 2021, this greatly anticipated program features Pine performing Korngold's most beloved work: his lush and complex Violin Concerto, under the baton of Maestro Salvador Brotons.