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A high-energy, dance-heavy musical set in early 1930's Atlantic City, Steel Pier tells the story of a dancer, Rita Racine, and her quest to finally leave the dance marathon circuit of which she has been trapped for so long. It has a story based loosely on the film They Shoot Horses Don't They? Steel Pier is a tale of love and romance with a touch of bribery and deceit thrown in for good measure.



Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with TDF's Victoria Bailey!
by Broadway's Backbone - May 9, 2018

In this episode: Victoria Bailey, Executive Director of TDF, talks about TKTS celebrating 45 years and parent company TDF celebrating 50 years in 2018. TDF (Theatre Development Fund) is an organization that believes the performing arts should be available to everybody. They sell the idea of going to all theatre, not shows in particular and that Broadway is for everyone. Victoria Bailey has been with the company for 17 years, started at Yale, and was the GM at MTC for 19 years. She believes that theatre creates empathy for lives different than our own, that TDF/TKTS has created theatre goers for generations, and is a prime example of having a successful life in the arts separate from the footlights. (more...)

Deborah Grace Winer Celebrates Barbara Cook At 54 Below Featuring Karen Ziemba, Rebecca Luker, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Deborah Grace Winer continues her 3-part Feinstein's/54 Below series of jewel box revues celebrating the Classic American Songbook with its season finale on Sunday, June 17th, TILL THERE WAS YOU: A CELEBRATION OF Barbara Cook with Musical Direction by Mark Hummel and direction by Mark Waldrop. Ms. Winer will host a glittering parade of Broadway divas including Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba; Tony nominees Christine Andreas, Rebecca Luker and Christiane Noll; Linda Purl, Aisha de Haas, Natalie Douglas and K.T. Sullivan, who will raise their voices in celebration of Barbara Cook, one of the greatest interpreters of the American Songbook. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Vineyard Theatre's Artistic Directors, Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern, release rehearsal photos before previews begin tomorrow, Friday, May 4 for the the world-premiere of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE. This original dance play by legendary composer and four-time Tony Award winner John Kander (CABARET, CHICAGO), Tony-nominated playwright David Thompson (Steel Pier; FLORA, THE RED MENACE), and five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (THE PRODUCERS, CONTACT) will open on Wednesday, May 23 and play through Sunday, June 17. (more...)

Musical Theatre West's Reiner Staged Reading Series Presents DO RE MI
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Musical Theatre West's (MTW) Reiner Staged Reading Series (RRS) returns with Jule Styne, Betty Comden, and Adolph Green's Do Re Mi, Sunday, June 3, 7pm at the Beverly O'Neill Theater.  Tickets are now on sale at the MTW Ticket Office, by calling (562) 856-1999, ext. 4, online at www.musical.org, or at the Musical Theatre West Ticket Office.  Advance general admission tickets for each performance are $27 ($32 on the day of the performance).  Seating is general admission, with priority access for Reiner Staged Reading Subscribers. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE Takes its Opening Night Bows
by Walter McBride - May 24, 2018

The world premiere of The Beast in the Jungle officially opened last night off-Broadway. BroadwayWorld attended opening night and you can check out photos of the cast's opening night bows below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the Opening Night Cast Celebration for THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE
by Walter McBride - May 24, 2018

The world premiere of The Beast in the Jungle officially opened last night off-Broadway. BroadwayWorld attended opening night and you can check out photos from the cast's opening night party below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE
by Walter McBride - May 24, 2018

The world premiere of The Beast in the Jungle officially opened last night off-Broadway. BroadwayWorld attended opening night and you can check out photos of the cast's opening night bows below! (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE?
by Review Roundups - May 24, 2018

The world premiere of The Beast in the Jungle officially opened last night, May 24 at Vineyard Theater - 108 East 15th Street, NYC. Let's see what the critics are saying... (more...)

The York Theatre Co to Award Susan Stroman the 2018 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

The York Theatre Company will honor Five-time Tony Award-winning musical theatre director/choreographer Susan Stroman (Crazy for You) with the 2018 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 27th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala to be held on Monday evening, November 12, 2018. (more...)

Cast & Creative Team Announced for SOUND BITES 5.0
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

Theatre Now New York is pleased to announce the complete casting and creative teams of the ten musicals featured in SOUND BITES 5.0, the Fifth Annual 10-Minute Musical Festival. This one-night only event showcases ten new musicals of up-and-coming musical theatre writing teams. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Irina Dvorovenko, Tony Yazbeck, and More in THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Vineyard Theatre's world-premiere of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE, check them out below!  (more...)

Announcing Casting & Creative Teams Of SOUND BITES 5.0
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Theatre Now New York is pleased to announce the complete casting and creative teams of the ten musicals featured in SOUND BITES 5.0, the Fifth Annual 10-Minute Musical Festival. This one-night only event showcases ten new musicals of up-and-coming musical theatre writing teams. (more...)

Gene & The Vocalists Presents a Concert of The Vocal Music Of Gene Pritsker
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2018

Composer Gene Pritsker presents a concert of his vocal music. 'I have written many chamber operas, various chamber music with voice, jazz songs, r&b songs, choral music and songs inspired by various genres and cultures. I thought it would be great to have a concert that features my eclectic vocal compositions. I assembled a group of great singers and picked repertoire that will feature each of their voices as well as combine them to perform some of my choral music.' (more...)

Brief 3/7: Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Bringing HAMILTON to Puerto Rico, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 7, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: go behind the scenes of KING KONG, Lin-Manuel Miranda talks about bringing HAMILTON to Puerto Rico, and Pasek and Paul dish on working with Alan Menken on ALADDIN! (more...)

Full Cast and Creative Announced for THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Maira Barriga, Elizabeth Dugas, Leah Hofmann, Naomi Kakuk, Brittany Marcin Maschmeyer and Erin Moore will complete the cast of the world premiere of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE. (more...)

Leave Your Troubles Outside!! Life Is A CABARET At The McCallum Theatre
by David Green - Mar 5, 2018

The McCallum Theatre presents Cabaret for seven performances, Wednesday, March 28, through Sunday, April 1. The Saturday March 31 performance at 2:00pm is presented through the generosity of Robert and Sharlene Britz. Based on Roundabout Theatre Company's Tony Award-winning production, Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Cabaret has been hailed by all the critics as a divine, dangerous and decadent entertainment. (more...)

Photo Flash: John Kander Celebrated By Richard Skipper And Company at the Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

John Kander's NYC birthday bash started with a heartfelt speech by Chita Rivera shown via video at the Laurie Beechman Theatre in Times Square. Richard Skipper Celebrated the legendary composer and surviving half of Kander & Ebb, the great masters that brought us a canon of fine musical works that include Cabaret, Chicago, Steel Pier, Kiss of the Spiderwoman, and Woman of the Year among others. (more...)

Photo Flash: Signature Theatre Honors John Kander with Stephen Sondheim Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

On March 19, 2018, Virginia's Tony Award®-winning Signature Theatre honored legendary Broadway composer John Kander with the company's ninth Stephen Sondheim Award. The Stephen Sondheim Award was presented at a black-tie Gala Benefit at the Embassy of Italy and will benefit Signature Theatre's artistic, education, and community programs. (more...)

Karen Ziemba Joins The Cast Of Richard Skipper Celebrates ... John Kander
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

Russ Woolley Presents Richard Skipper Celebrates... John Kander on his 91st Birthday with a cavalcade of Tony-winners, icons, and American musical theater notables from Broadway - today and yesteryear. (more...)

Hearst Theater Lab Announced At The UCLA School Of Theater, Film And Television's Department Of Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Teri Schwartz, Dean of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT), one of the world's premier institutions for entertainment and performing arts education, announced today that the William Randolph Hearst Foundation (Foundation) has gifted $250,000 to UCLA TFT to create the groundbreaking Hearst Theater Lab Initiative. This transformational donation is in keeping with a series of innovative initiatives created by Dean Schwartz, in partnership with faculty and visionary donors, to support UCLA TFT's central vision as a pre-eminent storytelling school - one whose mission is educating and developing a new generation of diverse, humanistic artists, industry leaders and scholars to use the power of story to not only entertain, but to enlighten, engage and inspire change for a better world. (more...)

Bid Now on Dinner with Director Scott Ellis with 2 Tickets and Backstage Tour of AMY AND THE ORPHANS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Enjoy 2 house seats to Amy and the Orphans, take a backstage tour, meet the cast, and have dinner with Director Scott Ellis in NYC. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Tony Yazbeck & More in THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2018

Vineyard Theatre is presenting the world-premiere production of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE- an original dance play by legendary composer and four-time Tony Award winner John Kander (CABARET, CHICAGO), Tony-nominated playwright David Thompson (Steel Pier; FLORA, THE RED MENACE), and five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (THE PRODUCERS, CONTACT). THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE will extend until through Sunday, June 24. (more...)

Broadway And Local Talent Join Forces For Riverdale YM-YWHA Gala's GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

Broadway luminaries and Riverdale's most talented performers will join forces for a Gala concert production of the classic musical comedy GUYS AND DOLLS, Frank Loesser's immortal musical fable of Broadway. The one-night only gala event will be held at the Riverdale YM-YWHA on Sunday, June 17, 2018, and will begin at 4:00pm. The performance and honoree ceremony will be preceded by a cocktail hour and entertainment by the award-winning Riverdale Rising Stars youth theatre company. (more...)

Preview Performances for Joel Grey-Directed Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Begin 7/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

The highly anticipated American premiere of the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof, presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) begins preview PERFORMANCE Off Broadway at the Museum of Jewish Heritage on Wednesday, July 4th, with Press Opening slated for Sunday, July 15 and a VIP gala performance on Monday, July 16. Helmed by Academy Award and Tony Award winner Joel Grey, the acclaimed musical is being presented for an 8-week limited engagement through August 26. (more...)

Breaking: Lilli Cooper, Sarah Stiles, and More Complete Chicago Cast of Broadway-Bound TOOTSIE!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

The complete cast for the world premiere Chicago production of the new comedy musical, TOOTSIE has just been announced. Joining previously announced Tony Award nominee SANTINO FONTANA as Michael Dorsey will be LILLI COOPER as Julie Nichols, SARAH STILES as Sandy Lester, JOHN BEHLMANN as Max Von Horn, ANDY GROTELUESCHEN as Jeff Slater, JULIE HALSTON as Rita Mallory, MICHAEL McGRATH as Stan Fields, and REG ROGERS as Ron Carlisle. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Broadway's Backbone with MY FAIR LADY's Cameron Adams
by Broadway's Backbone - Jun 25, 2018

In this episode: My Fair Lady's Cameron Adams grew up in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and devoted her time to basketball and dance. At 16 years old, she was cast in Susan Stroman's The Music Man, and basketball become a spectator sport. A self-proclaimed tomboy, Cameron loves to play Broadway dress up and it's usually in period clothing. Her secret to having worked with all the top Broadway choreographers is that she shows up, works hard and is always authentic. Her favorite part is the rehearsal process because that's where she gets to make things. In Lincoln Center Theatre's My Fair Lady, she was allowed to be seen as an actor within the ensemble and that path she has made. (more...)

Lacretta, Joel Blum and More Join the Cast of New Musical NEUROSIS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

NEUROSIS, a new musical with a book by Allan Rice, music by Ben Green, and lyrics by Greg Edwards, has announced casting for its New York City premiere. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE Celebrates Broadway Debuts with Riza Takahashi, Benjamin Rivera & Alicia Charles!
by Broadway's Backbone - Jun 13, 2018

In this episode: Victoria Bailey, Executive Director of TDF, talks about TKTS celebrating 45 years and parent company TDF celebrating 50 years in 2018. TDF (Theatre Development Fund) is an organization that believes the performing arts should be available to everybody. They sell the idea of going to all theatre, not shows in particular and that Broadway is for everyone. Victoria Bailey has been with the company for 17 years, started at Yale, and was the GM at MTC for 19 years. She believes that theatre creates empathy for lives different than our own, that TDF/TKTS has created theatre goers for generations, and is a prime example of having a successful life in the arts separate from the footlights. (more...)

The Gateway Presents Kander and Ebb's CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Joe Masteroff's Tony-winning masterpiece, Cabaret, opens at The Gateway on August 3, (Previews begin August 1) featuring unforgettable songs like "Maybe This Time," "Two Ladies," "Don't Tell Mama," and the title song, "Cabaret." Ticket prices range from $59-$89 per show with Previews starting at $49. Student discounts and group rates are available.  For a complete list of show times, pricing and more information about the season, visit our website TheGateway.org, tickets on-line or through the box office at 631-286-1133. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Broadway's Backbone with Broadway Shoe Designer Phil LaDuca
by Broadway's Backbone - Jul 13, 2018

In this episode: Broadway show shoe designer Phil LaDuca began his career singing and dancing on Broadway with choreographers like Agnus De Mille. Now choreographers like Jerry Mitchell are calling him to design shoes for singers and dancers. Phil LaDuca is a definition of having a second act in life that is just as grand as the first, and the term my 'LaDucas' has become a noun. After a reconstructive knee surgery he took his eye for beauty and experience onstage and created the most sought after shoe on stage and screen. Since dance has changed from the days of 'bring out the chorus girls', Phil thought that shoes should change with it. He brought his idea to the big companies and they said dancers don't have ideas and the rest is history. With accolades like a Drama Desk awards and thanks from dancers who say he's saved their legs and careers, it's the thought of a child getting inspired from a performer in his shoes that keeps him on pointe. (more...)

Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Extends Run
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) today announced that the highly anticipated American premiere of the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof, which began preview PERFORMANCES Off Broadway at the Museum of Jewish Heritage last week, will extend its run for an additional week through September 2 due to demand for tickets. The Press Opening takes place Sunday, July 15 and a VIP gala performance on Monday, July 16. Helmed by Academy Award and Tony Award winner Joel Grey, the acclaimed musical is being presented now for an 9-week limited engagement through September 2. (more...)

Brief 2/27: KIDS NIGHT ON BROADWAY, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 27, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Kids Night on Broadway occurs tonight, which allows kids to see Broadway shows for free with the purchase of an adult ticket, and more! (more...)

Richard Skipper Celebrates John Kander
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

Come to the Cabaret! Russ Woolley Proudly Presents Richard Skipper Celebrates... John Kander on his 91st Birthday with a cavalcade of Tony-winners, icons, and American musical theater notables from Broadway - today and yesteryear. (more...)

Hilarious Drunken Mock Audition Takes Place At The West End This Saturday Night
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

A Chorus Line meets tequila, 18 singing actors will drunkenly perform 32,16,8, maybe event 2 bar cuts from their audition book in front of live audience and industry guests. Alison Franck (Franck Casting), Chaz Wolcott (Newsies/So You Think You Can Dance), and Cory Wade (Multimedia Recording Artist and 2nd runner up of America's Next Top Model) will be playing the roles of 'casting director.' Hosted by the hilarious Jacob McKenna. Half Messy Bar Show/Half Masterclass, DRUNK AUDITIONS gives you a front row seat at the other side of the table. If you're looking for a night of theatre shenanigans, industry networking, and comedic banter, the show's creator - producing casting director, Ian Connor offers you a [not so] private appointment for this Saturday, February 24th. 6:30pm at The West End Lounge. Tickets only $10 online and can be reserved here: https://ianconnorpresents.ticketspice.com/drunk-auditions *Venue requires two drink minimum/cash only! (more...)

The Playhouse Says 'Wilkommen' To CABARET March 13-18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

February 19, 2018 - Based on Roundabout Theatre Company's Tony Award-winning production, Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) CABARET will play The Playhouse on Rodney Square in Wilmington for eight performances, March 13-19. This is the first time the Broadway revival has toured the historic Wilmington theater. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Shannon Lewis
by Broadway's Backbone - Feb 16, 2018

In this episode: Broadway's Shannon Lewis grew up in a rural Canadian suburb and at age 19 was hand picked by Susan Stroman to make her Broadway debut, after a "Crazy for You" casting director saw her in a Toronto theme park show. The essence of this podcast is having integrity, the importance of the respect of your peers, and to have your talent and drive ready, so that when someone opens a door for you, you can walk right in. With an impeccable work ethic that takes every opportunity seriously; whether in the ensemble, as a deputy, or as a principle; as well as having Gwen Verdon as a champion, the real Shannon Lewis is coming out of hiding. @realshanlew  (more...)

Vineyard's THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE to Feature Tony Yazbeck, Irina Dvorovenko, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Irina Dvorovenko ('The Americans'), a former American Ballet Theatre principal dancer, Tony Award nominees Tony Yazbeck (ON THE TOWN, FINDING NEVERLAND) and Peter Friedman (RAGTIME, The Vineyard's THE SLUG BEARERS OF KAYROL ISLAND...), and Teagle F. Bourgere (THE CRUCIBLE, A RAISIN IN THE SUN) will be featured in the world premiere of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE, an original work fusing dance, drama and music by legendary composer and four-time Tony Award winner John Kander (CABARET, CHICAGO), Tony Award nominee playwright David Thompson (Steel Pier; FLORA, THE RED MENACE), and five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (THE PRODUCERS, CONTACT). Performances will begin May 4, 2018 with opening night set for May 23. Kander, Thompson, and Stroman previously collaborated at The Vineyard on THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS. (more...)

Musical Theatre West Presents GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

Gangsters and gamblers, missionary dolls, and showgirls turn the gamble of love into a high-energy musical when Musical Theatre West presents five-time Tony Award-winning musical Guys and Dolls, February 16 - March 4 at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center. Based on the stories and characters by Damon Runyon, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, the show tops Entertainment Weekly's list of "The Greatest Musical of all Time." Tickets are now on sale at www.musical.org, by calling (562) 856- 1999 ext. 4 or at the Musical Theatre West ticket office. Tickets start at $20. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Book Writer, Joe DiPietro
by Broadway's Backbone - Apr 9, 2018

In this episode: Broadway's Shannon Lewis grew up in a rural Canadian suburb and at age 19 was hand picked by Susan Stroman to make her Broadway debut, after a 'Crazy for You' casting director saw her in a Toronto theme park show. The essence of this podcast is having integrity, the importance of the respect of your peers, and to have your talent and drive ready, so that when someone opens a door for you, you can walk right in. With an impeccable work ethic that takes every opportunity seriously; whether in the ensemble, as a deputy, or as a principle; as well as having Gwen Verdon as a champion, the real Shannon Lewis is coming out of hiding. @realshanlew  (more...)

BWW TV: Susan Stroman, John Kander & More Go inside Rehearsals of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE!
by TV - Press Previews - Apr 7, 2018

Irina Dvorovenko ('The Americans'), a former American Ballet Theatreprincipal dancer, Tony Award nominees Tony Yazbeck (ON THE TOWN, FINDING NEVERLAND) and Peter Friedman (RAGTIME, The Vineyard's THE SLUG BEARERS OF KAYROL ISLAND...), and Teagle F. Bourgere (THE CRUCIBLE, A RAISIN IN THE SUN) will be featured in the world premiere of The Beast in the Jungle, an original work fusing dance, drama and music by legendary composer and four-time Tony Award winner John Kander(CABARET, CHICAGO), Tony Award nominee playwright David Thompson(Steel Pier; FLORA, THE RED MENACE), and five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (THE PRODUCERS, CONTACT). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of John Kander's New Musical, THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE
by Walter McBride - Apr 3, 2018

Irina Dvorovenko ('The Americans'), a former American Ballet Theatre principal dancer, Tony Award nominees Tony Yazbeck (ON THE TOWN, FINDING NEVERLAND) and Peter Friedman (RAGTIME, The Vineyard's THE SLUG BEARERS OF KAYROL ISLAND...), and Teagle F. Bourgere (THE CRUCIBLE, A RAISIN IN THE SUN) will be featured in the world premiere of The Beast in the Jungle, an original work fusing dance, drama and music by legendary composer and four-time Tony Award winner John Kander (CABARET, CHICAGO), Tony Award nominee playwright David Thompson (Steel Pier; FLORA, THE RED MENACE), and five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (THE PRODUCERS, CONTACT). (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony Winner Karen Ziemba
by Behind the Curtain - Apr 29, 2018

Are you willing to ride? If so, then you will get to hear the enchanting Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba look back on her incredible career which includes show-stealing turns in And The World Goes Round, Crazy For You, Steel Pier, Contact, Curtains, The Prince of Broadway, and so many more! (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Presents MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the musical hit Mamma Mia! to close its 2017-2018 season, running Friday, May 11 through Saturday, May 26, 2018.  The New York Times said Mamma Mia! 'creates the beguiling illusion that you could jump onstage and start singing and fit right in.' (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Phil LaDuca Teases Release of New Shoe on BROADWAY'S BACKBONE!
by Broadway's Backbone - Apr 26, 2018

In this episode: Broadway's Shannon Lewis grew up in a rural Canadian suburb and at age 19 was hand picked by Susan Stroman to make her Broadway debut, after a 'Crazy for You' casting director saw her in a Toronto theme park show. The essence of this podcast is having integrity, the importance of the respect of your peers, and to have your talent and drive ready, so that when someone opens a door for you, you can walk right in. With an impeccable work ethic that takes every opportunity seriously; whether in the ensemble, as a deputy, or as a principle; as well as having Gwen Verdon as a champion, the real Shannon Lewis is coming out of hiding. @realshanlew  (more...)

Photo Flash: Mama Has Arrived! Cady Huffman Takes Her First Bow in CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago, which recently celebrated its 21st anniversary, welcomeD Tony Winner Cady Huffman as 'Matron 'Mama' Morton' starting Monday, April 23, 2018. Check out the photos below! (more...)

THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE Extends Until June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Vineyard Theatre's Artistic Directors, Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern, announce that the world-premiere of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE will extend until Sunday, June 17. This original dance play by legendary composer and four-time Tony Award winner John Kander (CABARET, CHICAGO), Tony-nominated playwright David Thompson (Steel Pier; FLORA, THE RED MENACE), and five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (THE PRODUCERS, CONTACT) will begin performances May 4, 2018 with an opening night set for May 23. (more...)

State Theatre New Jersey Presents Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

???????State Theatre New Jersey presents the Tony-winning musical Cabaret for three performances on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 8pm and Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 2pm and 8pm. Tickets range from $35-$98. (more...)

Kander And Ebb's THE HAPPY TIME Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary at 54 Below Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

Kander and Ebb's THE HAPPY TIME: 50TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT will be at Feinstein's/54 Below this Thursday, April 19th, 2018, at 7:00pm. (more...)

Gene & The Vocalists Presents a Concert of The Vocal Music Of Gene Pritsker
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Composer Gene Pritsker presents a concert of his vocal music. 'I have written many chamber operas, various chamber music with voice, jazz songs, r&b songs, choral music and songs inspired by various genres and cultures. I thought it would be great to have a concert that features my eclectic vocal compositions. I assembled a group of great singers and picked repertoire that will feature each of their voices as well as combine them to perform some of my choral music.' (more...)

Tony Winner Cady Huffman Will Join the Cast of CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago, which recently celebrated its 21st anniversary, will welcome Tony Winner Cady Huffman as 'Matron 'Mama' Morton' starting Monday, April 23, 2018 at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St.). (more...)

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