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Holiday Relief at Ahipoki - Kids Eat Free Everyday Through End of Year
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018

Ahipoki is excited to introduce their 'Kids Eat Free' promotion through the end of the year. Ahipoki is introducing a limited time offer from November 1 through December 31, 2018 for kids that dine in the restaurant with an adult. (more...)

BWW Review: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Shea's Buffalo Theatre
by Michael Rabice - Oct 31, 2018

Jewish oppression, immigrant families struggling to keep together, and an exodus of foreigners fleeing to America for a better life. Topics ripped from headlines of CNN are also the basis for the classic 1964 musical comedy FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. The record breaking musical is as relevant today as ever, and the National Tour settled into Shea's Buffalo Theatre last night after it's launch in Syracuse, NY two weeks ago. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Getting To Know The Cast of THE KING AND I National Tour!
by Monroe George - Oct 31, 2018

The national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I, based on the 2015 Tony Award-winning Lincoln Center Theater production, welcomes new cast members! Angela Baumgardner will play Anna Leonowens and Pedro Ka'awaloa will play the King of Siam, with Deanna Choi as Lady Thiang, Bern Tan as Kralahome, Paulina Yeung as Tuptim, Dongwoo Kang as Lun Tha, Timothy Matthew Flores as Prince Chulalongkorn, Hayden Bercy as Louis Leonowens and Stanton Morales as Captain Orton/Sir Edward Ramsey. (more...)

Photo Flash: You'll Grow Accustomed to Her Face! First Look at Laura Benanti in MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018

Tony Award winner Laura Benanti just assumed the role of Eliza Doolittlein its award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady, directed by Bartlett Sher, for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 17. (more...)

Richard Maltby, Jr. & David Shire Join Lineup for York Theatre Co's Oscar Hammerstein Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

The York Theatre Company has announced, today, legendary theater writers Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire will join Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick who will host a company of 60 performers honoring Five-time Tony Award-winning musical theatre director/choreographer Susan Stroman (more...)

Photo Flash: Just You Wait! More Shots of Laura Benanti in MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

Tony Award winner Laura Benanti just assumed the role of Eliza Doolittlein its award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady, directed by Bartlett Sher, for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 17. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, November 9- THE BAND'S VISIT Begins Its Broadway Stay!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 9, 2018

On this day in 2017, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, The Band's Visit, opened on Broadway! (more...)

THE KING AND I Will Premiere In Milwaukee At The Marcus Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

The national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I, based on the 2015 Tony Award - winning Lincoln Center Theater Production, will make its Milwaukee premiere at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts for eight shows as part of the Associated Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center and Broadway Across America-Milwaukee series. Tickets go on sale at 10:00 am on Friday, November 16. (more...)

Norbert Leo Butz, Kyle Dean Massey, and More Will Perform at Paper Mill's Broadway Beats Hunger
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

Broadway's best will come together for the holidays to support the second annual Broadway Beats Hunger performance at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey on December 10th at 7PM.All proceeds raised will go directly to Summit Medical Group Foundation and Community FoodBank of New Jersey's joint initiative, Food, Health and Hope: An Answer to Diabetes,which is committed to reducing the impact of New Jersey's deadly diabetes epidemic. (more...)

Norbert Leo Butz, Erika Henningsen, Alysha Umphress and More to Sing for BROADWAY BEATS HUNGER at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

 Broadway's best will come together for the holidays to support the second annual Broadway Beats Hunger performance at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey on December 10 that 7PM. All proceeds raised will go directly to Summit Medical Group Foundation and Community Food Bank of New Jersey's joint initiative, Food, Health and Hope: An Answer to Diabetes,which is committed to reducing the impact of New Jersey's deadly diabetes epidemic. (more...)

All-New Disney BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Comes to Maltz Jupiter Theatre For The Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

You may think you know Disney Beauty and the Beast - but you've never seen it like this! (more...)

Moisés Kaufman to Direct Berkeley Rep's PARADISE SQUARE: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL, A.J. Shively, Kennedy Caughell, and More Star
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Paradise Square: An American Musical. The world premiere is helmed by acclaimed director Moises Kaufman, with choreography by the legendary Bill T. Jones and a book by Marcus Gardley, Craig Lucas, and Larry Kirwan. Music by Jason Howland and Larry Kirwan, with lyrics by Nathan Tysen, and based on the songs of Stephen Foster. Paradise Square is produced by special arrangement with Garth H. Drabinsky in association with Peter LeDonne and Teatro Proscenium Limited Partnership. (more...)

CALENDAR GIRLS, ROCKY HORROR SHOW, and More Announced For New Season at Wolverhampton Grand
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Wolverhampton Grand has announced a new season. (more...)

Laura Osnes and Susan Egan on the Magical and Miraculous Powers of THE BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 7, 2018

What might you expect if you find yourself caught up in the spectacle of the Broadway Princess Party's festivities at Tennessee Performing Arts Center's James K. Polk Theatre on Friday, November 16? A theatrical concert like none other, predicts Laura Osnes, one of the three aforementioned princesses of the Great White Way who will bring their magical blend of entertainment, theatrical revelry, onstage magic - and pure, unadulterated pleasure (and boatloads of fun, we suspect) - to Music City for a one-night stand that promises to leave audiences feeling 'transported, enchanted, empowered and inspired.' (more...)

MATILDA Continues Walnut Street Theatre 210th Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 210th season with Roald Dahl's MATILDA THE MUSICAL. Directed by Linda Goodrich, with choreography by Michelle Gaudette, MATILDA THE MUSICAL begins previews on November 6th, opens on November 14th, and runs through January 6th on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

VIDEO: BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL At Signature Theatre
by Stage Tube - Nov 7, 2018

Signature Theatre is proud to present Billy Elliot the Musical directed and choreographed by Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Passion, West Side Story). Based on the powerful and acclaimed film, all 11-year-old Billy wants to do is dance. Initially facing opposition from society and his father, Billy's passion instead unites the community and changes his life in extraordinary ways. The original production with book and lyrics by Lee Hall and music by Tony, Grammy and Academy Award® winner Elton John was universally lauded, sweeping the Tony, Drama Desk and Olivier Awards for Best Musical. Billy Elliot the Musical runs now thru January 6, 2019 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BILLY ELLIOT at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Signature Theatre is proud to present Billy Elliot the Musical directed and choreographed by Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Passion, West Side Story). Based on the powerful and acclaimed film, all 11-year-old Billy wants to do is dance. Initially facing opposition from society and his father, Billy's passion instead unites the community and changes his life in extraordinary ways. The original production with book and lyrics by Lee Hall and music by Tony, Grammy and Academy Award® winner Elton John was universally lauded, sweeping the Tony, Drama Desk and Olivier Awards for Best Musical. Billy Elliot the Musical runs now thru January 6, 2019 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. (more...)

Industry Interview: Mike Isaacson on Why You Should Meet Him at The Muny!
by Robert Diamond - Nov 7, 2018

For 101 seasons, The Muny has brought a little bit of Broadway to St. Louis, as one of the country's premier institutions in musical theatre. As the nation's largest outdoor musical theatre, the venue produces seven world-class musicals each year and welcomes over 400,000 theatregoers over a nine-week summer season. (more...)

Fountain Hills Theater Presents Alex Gonzalez In A Musical Celebration of Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Fountain Hills Theater is proud to announce a one-time only Sunday matinee benefit performance of Alex Gonzalez: A Musical Celebration of Vegas. Visit fhtaz.org or call (480) 837-9661 x3. Visa/MC/Amex/Discover. (more...)

RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S THE KING AND I Comes to Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018

NETworks Presentations LLC announces that the national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I, based on the 2015 Tony Award -winning Lincoln Center Theater Production, comes to the The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall for two shows on Tuesday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m. To purchase tickets, visit VanWezel.org, call 941-953-3368 or visit our box office. Tickets start at $37, but only select sections still have seats remaining at this time. Tickets are going fast - reserve your seats before they're gone! Casting will be announced at a future time. (more...)

Arts & Cultural Council Of Bucks County Announces Pledge To Help Save "Oscar's House"
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018

The Board of The Arts & Cultural Council of Bucks County announces their pledge to help save Oscar Hammerstein's home, Highland Farm, in Doylestown, PA, the very place where Hammerstein did most of his writing for internationally celebrated works, including Oklahoma!,  Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I and The Sound of Music.   Each year the A&CC selects an arts-related organization to help support, raise funds and awareness through their arts and marketing resources including the worldwide #GivingTuesday platform. (more...)

BWW TV: Isn't She Loverly? Laura Benanti Talks MY FAIR LADY!
by TV - Press Previews - Nov 5, 2018

Below, Benanti tells us all about how Eliza has been the dream role of all dream roles throughout her entire career. Watch as she tells us all about why she's been living to play this character! (more...)

BWW Review: SHOW BOAT at Musical Theater Heritage
by Alan Portner - Nov 3, 2018

Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II touched off an earthquake in Musical Theater with their 1927 musicalized version of Edna Ferber's 'Show Boat.'  A new iteration of 'Show Boat' has shoved off from the dock inside the MTH Theater on the third level of Crown Center for what will be pleased audiences. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Nancy Anderson
by Elliot Lanes - Nov 2, 2018

Today's subject, Nancy Anderson, has been living her theater life on Broadway and in regional theaters for many years now. You can currently see her as the tight-fisted, but caring dance teacher Mrs. Wilkinson in Billy Elliot at Signature Theatre. The production plays through January 6, 2019 in the MAX space. Directed and choreographed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner, it very well may be the largest production the company has presented to date. (more...)

BWW Interview: Pedro Ka'awaoa of THE KING AND I at Times Union Performing Arts Center
by Jordan Higginbotham - Nov 2, 2018

Pedro Ka'awaoa is honored to be bringing King Mongkut to life in The King and I's national tour. He has a BA in Music from Harvard University. Regional: The Fantasticks, South Pacific, Evita, The Addams Family, The Producers, Jesus Christ Superstar, White Christmas, The Odd Couple Female Version. MDConductor: Cabaret, First Date, Seussical, Putnam Spelling Bee, The King and I, Les Miserables School Edition. Pedro is also a choir conductor, pianist, musician, teacher, and composer. He is also a fitness and mindfulness enthusiast. Aloha and IMUA!  Ka'awaoa spent some time talking with BroadwayWorld to discuss his road to The King and I and their upcoming journey to Jacksonville. (more...)

Irvine Barclay Theatre Announces 4 GIRLS 4 Featuring Maureen McGovern, Donna McKechnie, Faith Prince, and Lillias White
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

Irvine Barclay Theatre was recently informed that Bebe Neuwirth is withdrawing from her concert engagement at Irvine Barclay Theatre on March 16th. Scheduling conflicts will preclude her from being able to perform at the Barclay as planned. In her stead, the Barclay is announcing a performance on the same date, March 16, 2019 at 8pm, of 4 GIRLS 4 featuring four legendary Broadway singers and actresses. (more...)

Paul Fraccalvieri Rejoins The Cast Of A HANSEL & GRETEL CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2018

Paul Fraccalvieri rejoins the cast of the holiday treat, 'Hansel & Gretel Christmas' for the FACT THEATRE COMPANY 'S special Thanksgiving Sunday performance November 25 at Manhattan Rep 17 W. 45th Street 3rd floor @ 1pm and continues through December (December 2-9-16) in this one-hour modernized version of the classic children's story. (more...)

Signature Theatre Names Meghan Lantzy General Manager
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

Meghan Lantzy will become the new General Manager at Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder), the company announced today. Ms. Lantzy comes to Signature from Lincoln Center Theater, where she has worked for more than 12 years.   (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse Announces Cast And Creative Of ELF
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

The Music Hall and the Ogunquit Playhouse announce the cast and creative team of Elf The Musical, on stage November 28 - December 16 at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. (more...)

Update: Man Shouting 'Heil Hitler, Heil Trump' at FIDDLER Claims to Have Been Expressing Hatred Toward the President
by Stephanie Wild - Nov 16, 2018

Yesterday, BroadwayWorld reported that on Wednesday night, a man reportedly shouted 'Heil, Hitler, Heil Trump' during intermission at a performance of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre. In an update published by the Baltimore Sun, we have now learned that the man, Anthony M. Derlunas, 58, had been 'drinking heavily' prior to his outburst, and was allegedly trying to express hatred for President Trump. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to announce casting for the 27th annual production of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL, December 7-23 at the Byham Theater. This year's production will feature lavish costumes and thrilling effects made possible by the support received from the Next Generation Capital Campaign. TV veteran and Broadway star Richard Thomas makes his Pittsburgh CLO debut leading the cast as Ebenezer Scrooge. Tickets are now available by calling 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or at the Theater Square Box Office. (more...)

Man Shouts 'Heil Hitler, Heil Trump' During Performance of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

On Wednesday night, a man reportedly shouted 'Heil, Hitler, Heil Trump' during intermission at a performance of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre. Police were called and the man was escorted out by security. (more...)

Photo Flash: Susan Stroman Receives the 2018 Oscar Hammerstein Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

The York Theatre Company honored Five-time Tony Award-winning musical theatre director/choreographer Susan Stroman with the 2018 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre and Betty Cooper Wallerstein with the York Theatre Company Founders' Award at the 27th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala held on November 12, 2018 at The Edison Ballroom. (more...)

Marilyn Maye, Damon J. Gillespie, and More Come to Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Celebrates a Century of Strange
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

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Rubicon Theatre Company Concludes 20th Anniversary Season With SOUTH PACIFIC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

Rubicon Theatre's 20th Anniversary Season culminates with a two-piano version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's soaring epic South Pacific, helmed by award-winning director KATHARINE FARMER and featuring a cast of 28 led by Tony honoree BEN DAVIS (Baz Luhrmann's La Boheme) and MADISON CLAIRE PARKS (Luisa in The Fantasticks Off-Broadway).  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the 10th Annual BROADWAY SALUTES, Hosted By Danny Burstein, With Performance by Nicolette Robinson
by Walter McBride - Nov 14, 2018

The Broadway League and The Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds (COBUG) presented the tenth annual Broadway Salutes ceremony on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at Sardi's Restaurant (234 West 44th St). (more...)

BWW Interview: Hayden Tee On Playing Miss Trunchbull in MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by Marianka Swain - Nov 13, 2018

Hayden Tee's extensive musical theatre work includes playing both Marius and Javert in Les Miserables, as well as South Pacific, Titanic and Little Women. He's currently starring as Miss Trunchbull in Matilda The Musical at the Cambridge Theatre in the West End. (more...)

Travis Moser Releases New Version Of The Billy Joel Classic 'And So It Goes'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Travis Moser, a staple of the New York City cabaret, concert and recording scene, has released a new version of the Billy Joel classic, 'And So It Goes.' (more...)

THE GREAT ELF ADVENTURE Returns To Way Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

In 2015, The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre added a new holiday production to its Children's Theatre collection with the world premiere of its original musical comedy The Great Elf Adventure. Over the years, many adaptations of holiday stories have appeared on the WOB stage including Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree, Frosty the Snowman, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, and Clara and the Nutcracker Prince. The Great Elf Adventure is based on one of the most popular characters to appear at the theatre, Jingles the Elf.     (more...)

Fellowship For Performing Arts Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Fellowship for Performing Arts announced today its productions for late 2018 and early 2019, marking the company's fourth full season in New York. The season will be headlined by the return of FPA's signature production of C.S. LEWIS' THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS and a revival of Robert Bolt's Tony Award-winning play, A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS, a Machiavellian political-religious drama ripped from today's headlines. All productions and a reading series will take place at The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (more...)

Erin Mackey Joins Ben Lohrberg DREAM WITH ME At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Ben Lohrberg's New York and Feinstein's/54 Below cabaret debut in Dream with Me. With his charming wit and "powerful, yet sweet vibrato" (Revue West Michigan), Ben sings the music of Leonard Bernstein, Jeff Buckley, Harry Nilsson, Stephen Sondheim, and many others to create a rich tapestry of dreams sure to ease your mind and melt your heart. Joining Ben for his solo debut will be special guest Erin Mackey. (more...)

BWW TV: BE MORE CHILL, ANASTASIA & More Kick Off Holiday Season at Broadway Under the Stars
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 12, 2018

Later today, November 12, The Shops at Columbus Circle (10 Columbus Circle) will kick off its third year of Broadway Under the Stars, a five-week series of free public performances taking place this holiday season. Select cast from today's hottest Broadway musicals will perform against the backdrop of the famous twelve massive stars. These stars are the largest specialty crafted exhibit of illuminated color display in the world, which hang from the 100-foot-high ceilings. Performances are free to attend and open to the public, no reservations or tickets are required. (more...)

Grant Richards of Signature Theatre's BILLY ELLIOT Takes Over Instagram Today!
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Nov 10, 2018

Go behind the scenes of Signature Theatre's Billy Elliot with Grant Richards as he takes over the BroadwayWorld Instagram today, November 10th! Follow along as Richards shows you his two show day while performing as Adult Billy! Be sure to tune in today! (more...)

VIDEO: Laura Benanti Talks MY FAIR LADY on Facebook Live
by Stage Tube - Nov 10, 2018

Tony Award winner Laura Benanti just assumed the role of Eliza Doolittle in the award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady, directed by Bartlett Sher, for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 17. She recently went live on Facebook to answer questions about starring in the production. Missed it when it was live? You can now watch the full video below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Get a First Look At The National Tour Of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

The North American tour of the Tony Award - nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof in underway. A beloved theatrical classic from Tony-winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize-winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, Fiddler on the Roof is directed by Tony-Award winner Bartlett Sher (South Pacific, The King and I) and choreographed by the acclaimed Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter. Get a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Judy Gold Joins as Opening Acts for NUCLEAR FOLLIES: A Musical Revue about the End of the World
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

Daniel Neiden Productions and Robert Neapolitan will bring back the 1980s musical revue Nuclear Follies byGregory Langdon and Joseph R. Peret, directed by Daniel Neiden.  Nuclear Follies will have a limited run to add some laughs through the midterm elections, it will begin performances on November 1 and run through November 7, 2018.  Graphics and scenic elements designed by Oscar-Nominated Bill Plympton. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Friday for Four Broadway in Cincinnati Shows
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

Tickets go on sale Friday, November 2 for four additional shows in the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati season presented by TriHealth. Ticket prices for all three shows start at $31 and will be available at the Aronoff Center Box Office downtown at 650 Walnut Street, online at CincinnatiArts.org or by phone at 513.621.ARTS starting at 9AM. (more...)

THE KING AND I Tour Hits Jacksonville this November
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

NETworks Presentations announces that the national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I, based on the 2015 Tony Award ®-winning Lincoln Center Theater Production, will make its Jacksonville premiere at the Times-Union Center for eight performances November 13-18, 2018 as part of the FSCJ Artist Series Broadway in Jacksonville Series. To purchase tickets, visit fscjartistseries.org, or call 904-632-5000. Ticket prices start at $42. (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Arrives In One Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is proud to present the Fox Cities engagement of the Tony Award-nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof November 27-December 2, 2018.  (more...)

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