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Photo Flash: Forget Being Chill, BE MORE CHILL Releases New Photos!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Be More Chill, now playing at Lyceum Theatre on Broadway, officially opens this Sunday evening, March 10 at 6:30PM. We've got brand new photos of the exciting new show, check them out below! (more...)

BE MORE CHILL's Katlyn Carlson Is Taking Over Instagram For Opening Night!
by Linnae Medeiros - Mar 8, 2019

C'mon c'mon, we're getting an upgrade this weekend because Be More Chill's Katlyn Carlson is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story for the show's opening night this Sunday, March 10! So get your Mountain Dew ready and tune in throughout the day to see all of the excitement of opening and Katlyn's official Broadway debut! (more...)

WSRep Announces Casting For EMMA! A POP MUSICAL At Raue Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Williams Street Repertory (Founding Artistic Director, Richard Kuranda**), McHenry County's growing professional theater company, is excited to announce 'Emma! A Pop Musical,' is coming to the stage in downtown Crystal Lake this spring. This production is the first in a series of high profile theatre projects that will welcome talent from the region and around the world. This sparkling new musical based on Jane Austen's classic novel opens on March 29, 2019 and runs select dates through April 20, 2019 at Raue Center For The Arts. (more...)

BWW Interview: SUPERHERO's Jake Levy
by Maeve Riley - Mar 8, 2019

At Second Stage Theater, theatre fans are gathering to see Tom Kitt's newest musical come to life. Superhero -a new musical about a fractured family, the mysterious stranger in apartment 4-B, and the unexpected hero who just might save the day- is captivating audiences, and making a heroic splash off-Broadway- so much so, that this new, adventurous musical scored itself an extended run. (more...)

SPRING AWAKENING Stunning and Provocative Now Through March 16
by Linda Hodges - Mar 8, 2019

Marin Musical Theatre Company's stunning and provocative production of Spring Awakening is a no-holds-barred, deep dive into repression, control and the painful process of growing up. (more...)

VIDEO: Taylor Hicks and Rachel Potter Preview Serenbe's SHENANDOAH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at a new music video for Serenbe Playhouse'z SHENANDOAH, starring American Idol Winner Taylor Hicks and Broadway and The X Factor finalist Rachel Potter. Check out the video below! (more...)

BWW TV: Ready for Your Upgrade? Watch Highlights from BE MORE CHILL on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 8, 2019

On Sunday night, March 10, 2019, Be More Chill will officially open at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre. Check out highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)

Actor's Express Presents FALSETTOS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Actor's Express presents Falsettos, the landmark musical about how we love, live and grow from March 23 through April 28, 2019. With a Tony Award-winning score by William Finn and book co-written with James Lapine, Falsettos was heralded "a perfect musical" by the New York Times. Director Freddie Ashley says, "Falsettos is so funny and so moving. Finn's score guides us seamlessly between laughter and heartbreak with a gentle hand." (more...)

Four Chicago Actors Cast In CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE '90s MUSICAL Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the cult classic film Cruel Intentions, producers have announced the casting for the North American tour of the Off-Broadway smash hit CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE '90s MUSICAL. Following sold-out runs in Los Angeles and a critically acclaimed, sold-out run in New York City, the new musical will play Broadway In Chicago's Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut St) for a limited two week engagement April 2 14, 2019. (more...)

LOLO Returns To New York For TodayTix Presents Debut On March 11th
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

TodayTix, the global ticketing platform connecting audiences to live performances around the world, today announced that acclaimed singer-songwriter LOLO will make her TodayTix Presents on Monday, March 11th, at the W New York - Times Square. The evening celebrates LOLO's return to New York with debut songs never heard before, revisit some of her favorites from her time on the Broadway stage and share stories of everything in between. (more...)

Tweet, Tweet: BroadwayWorld's Must-Follow Twitter Accounts in 2019
by BWW Special - Mar 7, 2019

Twitter users, check out your next list of must-follow accounts for 2019! (more...)

FRIENDSHIP 2020 Music Cruise Pre-Booking On-Sale Launches Wednesday, March 13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

AMFAMFAMF presents FRIENDSHIP is setting sail again in 2020. For its second turn happening January 6-10, 2020, shippers will board Royal Caribbean's Navigator of The Seas for a unique music cruise experience.  Following the first offer to cruisers from the maiden voyage this past December, a limited number of cabins remain for the next sailing which will go on sale next Wednesday, March 13 at noon PT.  Anyone with a Friendship profile on Rezmagic (found at www.thefriendship.com) can log-in and make a $250 deposit.  Cabin selection will be made sometime later this month. (more...)

TheaterWorksUSA's Original Musical THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS: LOST IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM Makes A Stop In New York City
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

TheaterWorksUSA will end their successful season at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center with their original musical adaptation of the beloved book Magic School Bus: Lost In The Solar System. The family musical will be presented on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11am.Tickets are $30 (General Admission) and can be purchased by visiting tickets.tribecapac.org or by calling (212) 220-1460. (more...)

World Of Musicals Brings The Best Of Broadway Onto The MPAC Stage In One Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

See your favorite songs from your favorite shows when The World of Musicals takes the stage at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, April 10 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $29-$69. (more...)

VIDEO: EL DESPERTAR DE PRIMAVERA regresa a Barcelona
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Mar 5, 2019

El musical vuelve en una nueva temporada de la mano de Origen Produccions, protagonizado por Victor Gomez (Melchior) y Berta Butinya (Wendla). (more...)

Regional Theatre and Vicky Vox Take Centre Stage at the WhatsOnStage Awards
by Debbie Gilpin - Mar 5, 2019

We've had the film, TV and music awards, so now it's the theatre's turn to hand out some prizes. Once again, the Prince of Wales Theatre threw open its doors to some of the most popular productions from the past 12 months, as the WhatsOnStage Awards took place on Sunday evening - the only awards ceremony that hands over all of its voting duties to the public. (more...)

Breaking: Andrea Martin Departs GARY After Injury in Rehearsals; Kristine Nielsen Takes Over and Julie White Joins Cast
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Producer Scott Rudin announced this morning that Andrea Martin will depart the company of Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, due to an injury she sustained, having broken four ribs in an accident during rehearsals. (more...)

Jinkx Monsoon And Major Scales Come to HOME Manchester With THE GINGER SNAPPED
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Following last year's total sell-out tour of The Vaudevillians which was performed in countries around the world, RuPaul's Drag Race Season Five winner, Jinkx Monsoon and lyrical genius Major Scales, return to showcase new music from their latest album The Ginger Snapped, at HOME Manchester, Thu 28 - Sat 30 March 2019. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2019

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HAMILTON, HEATHERS Win Big at the 19th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2019

At a ceremony tonight at the Prince of Wales Theatre hosted by Vicky Vox and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, the winners of the 19th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards were announced - the only major theatre awards decided entirely by the theatregoers themselves. (more...)

Bonnie Milligan Joins WICKED SINGS BIRDS OF PARADISE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2019

Bonnie Milligan has joined the cast of Wicked Sings Birds of Paradise at Feinstein's/54 Below! One of Off-Broadway's most beloved cult musicals, Birds of Paradise, returns to New York City, with a star-studded Broadway cast, many from the hit musical Wicked. The show will be performed on Monday, March 18th, 2019 at 7pm & 9:30pm. (more...)

Hunter Parrish to Star in JANE THE VIRGIN Spinoff
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Deadline reports that Weeds and Godspell alum Hunter Parrish will lead opposite Jacqueline Grace Lopez in Jane the Novela, the CW's Jane the Virgin spinoff pilot.  (more...)

MEAN GIRLS, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, SUMMER, FROZEN, and More Announced for Broadway in Chicago 2019/2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce its next season will feature the Pre-Broadway world premiere ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME, OSLO, MEAN GIRLS, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL and Disney's FROZEN. The off-season specials will include: AN EVENING WITH C.S. LEWIS STARRING DAVID PAYNE, IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS and THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. Current subscribers can now renew by visiting BroadwayInChicago.com or calling (312) 977-1717. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Derek Klena, Joanna Gleason, Bonnie Mulligan & More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2019

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. After Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Highlights this week include Derek Klena, Joanna Gleason, Bonnie Mulligan, Carrie St. Louis, Colton Ryan, Alli Mauzey, Nancy Opel, and many more. (more...)

Bonnie Milligan, Nancy Opel, and More Feature at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

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...)

BE MORE CHILL to Release Broadway Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

BroadwayWorld has just learned that hit Broadway musical sensation Be More Chill will record a new cast album!  (more...)

Spring Awakening Music Festival Announces Full 2019 Artist Lineup
by TV News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

React Presents is thrilled to announce the full artist lineup for Spring Awakening Music Festival (SAMF) 2019!  Following this week's headliner announce, over 60 incredible artists have been revealed to perform at the Midwest's largest all-electronic music festival, which will return to the Chicagoland area for its eighth year on June 7th through 9th at Poplar Creek at 59-90 Entertainment District in Hoffman Estates, a Northwest Chicago suburb. (more...)

Win 2 Tickets to BURN THIS Starring Adam Driver and Keri Russell Plus Set Visit with Designer Derek McLane in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

See the hotly-anticipated and limited production Burn This with a pair of incredible house seats. Stick around after the show for an exclusive set visit with Tony Award-winning scenic designer, Derek McLane. (more...)

Meet Adam Driver Backstage After Seeing BURN THIS On Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

You and a guest will receive 2 house seats to Broadway's limited engagement of Burn This, followed by a meet and greet with the show's star, Academy Award-nominated actor Adam Driver. (more...)

Wiz Khalifa Joins GRiZ On FIND MY OWN WAY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

In the lead up to his anticipated new album Ride Waves, GRiZ shares final single “Find My Own way,” a collaboration with 10-time GRAMMY-nominated rapper Wiz Khalifa. With the positive energy of the Harlem Gospel Choir embedded into its core, “Find My Own Way” takes listeners on a feel-good ride through the worlds of these three musical titans, as GRiZ puts not only his production but curatory skills on display. (more...)

BWW Interview: Taylor Hicks, Rachel Potter, and Brian Clowdus Talk Creating a Home Run with SHENANDOAH
by Sally Henry - Mar 15, 2019

Serenbe Playhouse has become known in Metro Atlanta for its immersive outdoor productions, and for their latest endeavor, director Brian Clowdus has recruited musical star power. (more...)

Casting Announced For Leicester Curve and Birmingham Hippodrome's THE COLOR PURPLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

Leicester's Curve and Birmingham Hippodrome today announce the full casting for their co-production of Oprah Winfrey's hit Broadway musical, The Color Purple, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker. The production, the first to be created outside of London in the UK, will play at Curve, Leicester from 28th June 13th July, followed by 16th 20th July at Birmingham Hippodrome, with a national press night at Curve on Wednesday 3rd July at 7pm. (more...)

THE CHILDREN, A Chilling Chicago Premiere Begins April 18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere of The Children written by acclaimed British playwright Lucy Kirkwood and helmed by celebrated Chicago director Jonathan Berry. Filled with dark humor, this thought-provoking and haunting play features three of Chicago's top actors tackling complex roles: ensemble members Ora Jones (Rose) and Yasen Peyankov (Robin) with Janet Ulrich Brooks (Hazel). Following sold-out runs in London and New York, Steppenwolf proudly presents this brave and profound work that confronts the responsibility each generation must face for the way it leaves the world. (more...)

ESPECIAL: SPRING AWAKENING en Barcelona
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Mar 14, 2019

La ultima temporada de EL DESPERTAR DE LA PRIMAVERA esta a punto de comenzar en Barcelona, y no se nos ocurre mejor ocasion para repasar la historia de este legendario musical que tantos exitos ha cosechado y tantos corazones ha tocado. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jessie Nelson Talks WAITRESS
by Rona Kelly - Mar 13, 2019

Jessie Nelson penned the book of the musical, which is based on Adrienne Shelly's 2007 film. With the show now playing to audiences around the world, Jessie discusses honouring and adapting Shelly's story for the stage, and how audiences have responded. (more...)

VIDEO: American Idol Season 5 winner Taylor Hicks performs on 'Atlanta & Company' for SHENANDOAH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at a performance video for Serenbe Playhouse's SHENANDOAH, starring American Idol Winner Taylor Hicks and Broadway and The X Factor finalist Rachel Potter. Wathch as American Idol Season 5 winner Taylor Hicks performs on 'Atlanta & Company' in the video below! (more...)

MEAN GIRLS, ANASTASIA, COME FROM AWAY And More Announced For ASU Gammage 2019-2020 Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

ASU Gammage has announced its 2019-2020 Desert Financial Broadway Across America -Arizona season. Tempe audiences will come together for a monumental season complete with an electric mix of the hottest shows on Broadway, Valley premieres, Tony Award®-winning shows and the return of a few audience favorites. (more...)

Jackie Evancho to Release Album of Broadway's New American Songbook 'The Debut'
by TV News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

With her upcoming new album, 'The Debut', multi-platinum recording artist, Jackie Evancho will match her extraordinary voice with one of the most exciting re-emerging genres in popular music today: Broadway's New American Songbook. 'The Debut 'is set for release spring 2019. 'The Debut' also marks the coming of age of this now 18 year old.  No longer the child prodigy, Jackie Evancho has blossomed into one of the greatest vocal talents in the world today. Some even compare her to an emerging Barbra Streisand. (more...)

VIDEO: GMA Goes Behind the Scenes of BE MORE CHILL!
by Stage Tube - Mar 12, 2019

'Good Morning America' went behind the scenes of Broadway's newest hit, 'Be More Chill' on Tuesday morning! The musical officially opened on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre. (more...)

DJ Snake, GRiZ, ILLENIUM, Martin Garrix, REZZ, and ZEDD to Headline Spring Awakening Music Festival
by TV News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

React Presents is thrilled to announce today the initial six exciting headliners and confirmed location for Spring Awakening Music Festival (SAMF) 2019. The Midwest's largest all-electronic music festival will return to the Chicagoland area for its eighth year on June 7 through 9 at Poplar Creek at 59-90 Entertainment District in Hoffman Estates, a Northwest Chicago suburb. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BE MORE CHILL Cast Syncs Up for Opening Night Bows!
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 11, 2019

The Lyceum Theatre was the place to be last night as Broadway got an upgrade! The cult hit Be More Chill, featuring music and lyrics by Joe Iconis, a book byJoe Tracz , direction by Stephen Brackettand choreography by Chase Brock, officially opened on March 10, 2019. (more...)

Meet the Cast of GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 11, 2019

The Broadway production of Pulitzer Prize finalist and MacArthur Fellow Taylor Mac's new comedy Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus will begin previews this evening, 8 p.m., at Broadway's Booth Theatre. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Photo Coverage: C-c-c-come On and Chill Out with the Cast of BE MORE CHILL on Opening Night!
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 11, 2019

Michael did not spend this party in the bathroom. Just last night the company of the cult hit Be More Chill, featuring music and lyrics by Joe Iconis, a book byJoe Tracz , direction by Stephen Brackett and choreography by Chase Brock, celebrated opening night on Broadway. We're taking you inside the festivities below! (more...)

Meet the Cast of BE MORE CHILL- Now on Broadway!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 11, 2019

Just last night the company of the cult hit Be More Chill, featuring music and lyrics by Joe Iconis, a book by Joe Tracz , direction by Stephen Brackett and choreography by Chase Brock, celebrated opening night on Broadway.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Walk the Red Carpet for BE MORE CHILL
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 11, 2019

The Lyceum Theatre was the place to be last night as Broadway got an upgrade! The cult hit Be More Chill, featuring music and lyrics by Joe Iconis, a book byJoe Tracz , direction by Stephen Brackett and choreography by Chase Brock, officially opened on March 10, 2019. (more...)

VIDEO: Jelani Alladin & Matt Doyle Go Pop with R&H's 'We Kiss In A Shadow'
by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2019

The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization today released the third music video for its new YouTube Series, 'R&H Goes Pop!'.  The video features Jelani Alladin (Frozen) and Matt Doyle (The Book of Mormon, Spring Awakening), performing a stirring duet of 'We Kiss In A Shadow' from the classic musical, Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I (more...)

BWW TV: BE MORE CHILL's Katlyn Carlson Takes Over Instagram For Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 11, 2019

Broadway has officially gotten an upgrade with the opening of Be More Chill at the Lyceum Theatre! All throughout opening night, cast member Katlyn Carlson showed BroadwayWorld behind the scenes as she took over our Instagram Story. From all the morning preparations to shenanigans at the theatre to the after party, Katlyn gave us a peek into her official Broadway debut! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive it all again), we've compiled footage from the takeover; check it all out below! (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Kathryn Gallagher, Jennifer Damiano & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2019

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. After Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Highlights this week include Eva Noblezada, Kathryn Gallagher and Jennifer Damiano, Natalie Weiss, Elena Shaddow, and many more. (more...)

Take a Chill Pill! BE MORE CHILL Opens Tonight!
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 10, 2019

Take a chill pill! Tonight, March 10, 2019, Be More Chill will officially open at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre. (more...)

The Cleveland Orchestra Announces 2019-20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2019

The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-M st announced details of their 2019-2020 season which encompasses 76 concerts over 26 weeks. One significant highlight includes a festival designed to explore music and art that was banned, marginalized, and destroyed during the Nazi's Degenerate Art movement, and the continuing impact of censorship on creative expression in society today. The festival will center on Alban Berg's Lulu, one of the 20th century's most influential operas, and includes partner programming with the area's notable arts institutions. (more...)

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