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Broadway Alum Charles Mandracchia Wins Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

The Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival held at the historic Raleigh Studio Hollywood at 5300 Melrose Ave, Hollywood will screen two short animation films YOU GOT A PROBLEM & WE ARE FRIENDS. The short films are Directed by Broadway Actor (GRAND HOTEL) turned film Director Charles Mandracchia. (more...)

BWW Album Review: Michael Ball & Alfie Boe Give Listeners A Double Dose of Dream Duo
by Tori Hartshorn - Nov 30, 2017

You can't help but admire artists who surely know how to play to their strengths. To make matters even better, you can't help appreciate when those artists happen to be famed vocalists Michael Ball and Alfie Boe. They surely showcase what they do best with their second collaborative album, TOGETHER AGAIN, released October 27, 2017 via Decca Records. (more...)

Bryce Pinkham, Brandon Victor Dixon, Josh Radnor and More Set for Zara Aina's 'BIG OL' FANCY PANTS' Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Bryce Pinkham (Benny & Joon, Holiday Inn, Gentleman's Guide) and Lucas Caleb Rooney (Red Speedo) will co-host Zara Aina's 5th Annual Big Ol' Fancy Pants Benefit on Monday, December 4, 2017. (more...)

'AN ENCHANTED EVENING', Starring Doreen Taylor and Davis Gaines, Begins Off-Broadway Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Fresh from the sold-out premiere in Philadelphia, the new docu-musical AN ENCHANTED EVENING: A NIGHT WITH OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II is headed Off-Broadway for a limited December 2017 engagement. (more...)

BWW Photo Flash: A CONNECTICUT CHRISTMAS CAROL at Goodspeed
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

A family classic has been given a fresh twist in Connecticut's own A Connecticut Christmas Carol by LJ Fecho and Michael O'Flaherty. Goodspeed Musicals continues its commitment to fresh, innovative works with this new musical infused with Connecticut flavor. A Connecticut Christmas Carol runs now through December 30, 2017 at The Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. (more...)

Broadway Sessions Offers Final Open Mic Of 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. This Thursday night, November 30th, Broadway Sessions goes OPEN MIC for the last time in 2017 + pint size special guests. Pint size vocalists scheduled to perform include MiMi Ryder (Matilda), Talia Ryder (Matilda), Lala (South Pacific/Recording Artist), Will Ehren, Robert Montano and Hunter Kovacs. (more...)

Kristine Nielsen to Star in Theresa Rebeck's New Comedy THE WAY OF THE WORLD at D.C.'s Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

Folger Theatre continues its 2017/18 season with The Way of the World, a new comedy freely adapted from the classic play by William Congreve. Written and directed by renowned author Theresa Rebeck (Mauritus and Seminar and Broadway; creator and head writer of TV's Smash), the production will star Tony Award nominee Kristine Nielsen (Present Laughter, You Can't Take It With You, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike on Broadway). (more...)

WINTER WONDERETTES Opens Thursday 11/30 at The Larry Keeton Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 28, 2017

Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Suzy and Missy known collectively as The Marvelous Wonderettes join forces once more some 10 years after their first appearance as a singing girl group at 1958's Springfield High School Prom to help usher in the Christmas season at Harper's Hardware Shop in the spirited and sparkling holiday season musical revue Winter Wonderettes, playing The Larry Keeton Theatre in Donelson November 30-December 17. (more...)

Arizona Broadway Theatre Presents South Pacific for Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

Arizona Broadway Theatre's thirteenth season continues as the Valley's leading producer of musical theatre with the opening of South Pacific which will run through December 30. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Kelli O'Hara
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Nov 27, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

The Carnegie to Sweeten January with WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

This January The Carnegie will take audiences on a fantasy ride into the land of pure imagination as it continues its 2017-18 Theatre Series with Roald Dahl's WILLY WONKA, playing weekends January 18-28, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: Westchester Broadway Theatre presents THE CHRISTMAS VOYAGER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

This Delightful Holiday Musical is a true celebration of the Season. All the splendor of Christmas is brought to life in a magical journey through Yuletides past. The holiday songs we all know and love are wrapped up in a heartwarming celebration of spirit that will delight audiences of all ages. (more...)

Sun City's Ward and Borzello Present SIDE BY SIDE at The Arthur Newman Theatre
by David Green - Nov 25, 2017

Two Sun City singers, Barbara Ward and Matt Borzello, will present their new cabaret show, Side By Side at the Arthur Newman Theater in Palm Desert on Sunday, December 3, 2017 along with Wayne Abravanel on piano. Showtime is 2:00 PM with $15 tickets sold only at the door which opens at 1:00 PM. The Arthur Newman Theater is located at the Joslyn Center, 73750 Catalina Way in Palm Desert. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Madison Awards; FIRESIDE Leads Theatre of the Year!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Memphis Awards; New Moon's HAMLET Leads Best Play!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; BLUFF City Theater Leads Best Theatre Company Race!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

N'Kenge to Star as 'DOROTHY DANDRIDGE' in Amas Musical Reading
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

A friendly reminder that Amas Musical Theatre will present Dorothy Dandridge - Hollywood's Sepia Goddess, the second offering of Dare To Be Different, the previously announced series of new musicals and one-night only special events being held at A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street - 10th Avenue & 53rd Street). (more...)

Lee Roy Reams, Randy Rainbow, Randy Harrison, Well-Strung and More Join Roster for York's 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has added Samantha Bruce (The Fantasticks), Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock), Julian Fleisher (February House), Randy Harrison (Cabaret), Samantha Massell (Fiddler on the Roof), Randy Rainbow (Viral Video Sensation), Lee Roy Reams (42nd Street), Ben Rimalower (Bad with Money), the HOT singing string quartet Well-Strung, and The Manhattan School of Music Musical Theatre Ensemble (Judith Clurman, Director) to the line-up of Broadway performers who will honor legendary musical theatre writing team Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, I Do! I Do!, 110 in the Shade, Celebration) with the 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 26th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala on Monday evening, December 4, 2017 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue). (more...)

The Sun Comes Out Tomorrow with Starry ANNIE at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

It's the hard-knock life! Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents the hit Broadway Tony Award-winning musical Annie. A friendly reminder that performances begin tomorrow, Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at 7:00 p.m., for a limited run through Sunday, December 31, 2017, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive) in Millburn, NJ. (more...)

Barbara Ward and Matt Borzello to Perform SIDE BY SIDE, 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Two Sun City singers, Barbara Ward and Matt Borzello, will present their new cabaret show, Side By Side at the Arthur Newman Theater in Palm Desert on Sunday, December 3, 2017 along with Wayne Abravanel on piano. Showtime is 2:00 PM with $15 tickets sold only at the door which opens at 1:00 PM. The Arthur Newman Theater is located at the Joslyn Center, 73750 Catalina Way in Palm Desert. (more...)

Andy Karl, Orfeh, and More Join Feinstein's at the Nikko Lineup For Winter 2018
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Feinstein's at the Nikko announced today the exciting lineup of artists who will perform on-stage during the first quarter of 2018. Tickets for all performances are on-sale now and available by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketfly.com. (more...)

Jenn Gambatese, Lisa Howard, Mykal Kilgore and More to Bring Broadway Back to Landmark on Main
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

One night only! 'Broadway on Main Street' returns to Landmark on Saturday, January 6 at 8 PM. (more...)

Gift an Experience This Season with Tickets to Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

For a truly unforgettable gift this holiday season, let the Maltz Jupiter Theatre entertain you with the magic of live theatre! (more...)

Jack Willis Returns as President Lyndon Baines Johnson in THE GREAT SOCIETY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Robert Schenkkan's The Great Society, the second half of the epic drama about President Lyndon Baines Johnson, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, following the theater's critically acclaimed 2016 run of All the Way. Kyle Donnelly returns to Arena Stage to helm this political thrill ride that shines a bright, clear light on a pivotal moment in American history (New York Times). Chronicling LBJ's second term as he seeks to maintain his relationship with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and complete a raft of impossibly ambitious social policy projects, The Great Society runs February 2-March 11, 2018 on the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Birmingham Awards; NEWSIES Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Akemi Naito Honors Emily Bront at 200 With a Mono-Opera
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Tenri Cultural Institute presents the world premiere of Emily Bront Through Life and Death, A Chainless Soul, a poetic mono-opera in one act based on selected poems of Emily Bront by composer Akemi Naito on Friday, January 5th and Saturday, January 6th at 8pm. Honoring the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Emily Bront in 2018, this mono-opera is a collaborative work with mezzo-soprano Jessica Bowers, pianist Marilyn Nonken, actor Robert Ian Mackenzie, and visual artist Toshihiro Sakuma, whose Healing exhibition will be on view. (more...)

Photo Coverage: AN ENCHANTED EVENING To Benefit The Oscar Hammerstein ll Museum & Education Center
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 8, 2017

Will Hammerstein and Oscar Hammerstein lV were at a special preview of 'An Enchanted Evening : A Night With Oscar Hammerstein ll. It's a one-of-a kind, intimate show highlighting Oscar Hammerstein's journey to become Broadway's greatest lyricist through curated documentary story-telling and imaginative performances. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Madison Awards; RAGTIME Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Memphis Awards; New Moon's HAMLET Leads Best Play!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; STAGES Leads Best Theatre Company!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (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...)

Maltz Jupiter Theatre Conservatory Offering Spring Classes in Dance, Improv, Theatre and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Ever wanted to try singing, improv or tap dancing? How about attending a master class led by a nationally-known Broadway performer? The Maltz Jupiter Theatre Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts has just the class for you, with exhilarating spring classes taught by Broadway-caliber theater professionals beginning January 8. (more...)

Cast Announced for Australian Premiere of Off-Broadway Musical THE VIEW UPSTAIRS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

Invisible Wall Productions and Sugary Rum Productions in association with Hayes Theatre Co have announced cast members of the Australian Premiere of the hit Off-Broadway musical, The View UpStairs. As part of the Mardi Gras Festival, this provocative new musical, written by Max Vernon, is being performed at Hayes Theatre Co from 8 February 2018. (more...)

BWW TV: Try to Remember... Broadway Legends Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt Recall Career Highlights
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 5, 2017

Just last night, the York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, honored legendary musical theatre writing team Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, I Do! I Do!, 110 in the Shade, Celebration) with the 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 26th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala. (more...)


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Dive Down to Bikini Bottom and Meet the Full Company of SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Dec 4, 2017

SpongeBob SquarePants on Broadway officially opens tonight, December 4th, at The Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway - Broadway at 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch interviews with the cast and get a peek at them in rehearsal in the video below! (more...)

AirCARE1 International Adds Learjet 36A to Their Air Ambulance Fleet
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

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BWW Interview: Lauren Kennedy on Theatre Raleigh, Performing at GPAC, & More!
by Jeffrey Kare - Dec 4, 2017

Lauren Kennedy started her career at the North Carolina Theatre, having performed in many of their productions since she was 7 years old. She went on to appear on Broadway in Sunset Boulevard (original cast), Side Show (original cast), Les Miserables (Fantine), and Monty Python's Spamalot (The Lady of the Lake). Her other performing credits include Betty Schaefer in Sunset Boulevard (first national tour), Judy Haines in Irving Berlin's White Christmas (World Premiere), Cathy Hiatt in The Last Five Years (World Premiere), Nellie Forbush in South Pacific (London), Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's (St. Louis MUNY), Nefertari in The Ten Commandments (Los Angeles), Agnes Ford in Lone Star Love (World Premiere), Mary in Vanities (Pasadena Playhouse/Second Stage Theater), Martha Jefferson in 1776 (Paper Mill Playhouse), and The Witch in Into the Woods (Westport Country Playhouse). (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 3
by Audition Roundup - Dec 3, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 3, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Together Forever! Beth Leavel & Christopher Sieber Reunite for Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Dec 2, 2017

They've tied a knot we never can sever! Broadway favorites Beth Leavel and Christopher Sieber are back at it this holiday season, reuniting in the Paper Mill Playhouse production of ANNIE. Watch below as the newest Hannigan and Warbucks open up with Richard Ridge about their history onstage together, what they love about this musical classic, and so much more! (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...)

Allan Corduner, Jordan Donica & Linda Mugleston Join MY FAIR LADY on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andr Bishop) has announced that Allan Corduner will play Colonel Pickering, Jordan Donica will play Freddy Eynsford-Hill, and Linda Mugleston will play Mrs. Pearce, in its upcoming production of Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY, directed by Bartlett Sher. They join Lauren Ambrose (as Eliza Doolittle), Harry Hadden-Paton (as Henry Higgins), Norbert Leo Butz (as Alfred P. Doolittle), and Diana Rigg (as Mrs. Higgins) to head the cast of 37 in this new production of the most beloved musical of all time, beginning performances Thursday, March 15 and opening on Thursday, April 19 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Additional casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Kate Wetherhead's New Short Film THE CEILING FAN
by Movies News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Kate Wetherhead (Legally Blonde, The Other Josh Cohen, Clever Little Lies) and Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Tuck Everlasting, Newsies), the duo behind the popular theater-themed web series Submissions Only and the middle-grade book series Jack & Louisa, have just released a new short film, The Ceiling Fan. Check it out below! (more...)

Hoxton Hall Announce Full Cast For World Premiere Of All-Female Musical ORANGES AND ELEPHANTS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Karena Johnson, Artistic Director of Hoxton Hall, today announces full cast for the world premi re of Oranges and Elephants, the first production in the venue's all-female spring season Female Parts. The musical centres on two rival female gangs in Victorian London blending Music Hall, Fairground and Musical Theatre storytelling. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Madison Awards; SPELLING BEE Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Memphis Awards; HAMLET Leads Best Play!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; EMILY Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

York Theatre Company's Star-Studded 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala Set for Monday
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, will honor legendary musical theatre writing team Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, I Do! I Do!, 110 in the Shade, Celebration) with the 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 26th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala on Monday evening, December 4, 2017 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue). (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Birmingham Awards; RAGTIME Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

GREASE, SOUTH PACIFIC & More Musical Classics Return to the Big Screen in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

movie musicals which will be heading back to the big screen in 2018. Among the classics are GREASE in April, South Pacific in August and WHITE CHRISTMAS in December. (more...)

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