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John Golden Theatre (New York, NY)
252 West 45th St.


The Wallis Presents Chris Walden Big Band With Program That Pays Tribute To ¬"Rat Pack¬" Era
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts,  which brings audiences world-class theater, dance and music performed by many of the most sought-after artists,presents Chris Walden Big Band with a program that pays tribute to the "Rat Pack" era on Saturday, October 27, 2018, 7:30 pm,in the Bram Goldsmith Theater at The Wallis. Walden, a seven-time Grammy-nominated composer/arranger/conductor, has scored more than 40 feature and TV films and written more than 1,500 orchestral and big band arrangements for artists ranging from Aretha Franklin, Paul McCartney and Barbra Streisand to Diana Krall and Rihanna, among many others. (more...)

Domhnall Gleeson Joins HBO's RUN
by TV News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

Domhall Gleeson will star in HBO's upcoming comedy pilot, RUN, according to Variety. (more...)

AN INSPECTOR CALLS At The Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Winner of 19 major accolades, including multiple Tony, Olivier and Drama Desk Awards, Stephen Daldry's (Billy Elliot, The Crown) multi award-winning production of J.B. Priestley's classic thriller An Inspector Calls will kick off a four-city U.S. tour at Shakespeare Theatre Company from November 20 through December 23, 2018. (more...)

SEE ME FOR MYSELF Finds Full Cast at The Tabard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

The Tabard Theatre today announces full casting for See Me For Myself, a raw and potent drama making its world premiere. (more...)

MTI Acquires Rights to BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) has secured worldwide licensing rights to the Tony and Grammy award-winning hit Broadway show, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Rose Theatre Kingston's Christmas Show HANSEL & GRETEL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces the full cast for Hansel & Gretel, a new festive version with original music. Director of Learning and Participation, Ciaran McConville, returns with a new version of the Brothers' Grimm classic following last year's successful adaptation of Alice in Winterland. Rosie Jones directs a cast of local young actors from the Rose Youth Theatre led by a team of professional actors including Devon Black (Mother/Bear/Townsperson), Vanessa Fisher (Red/Townsperson), Elliot Fitzpatrick (Otto/Kabeljau), J.J. Henry (Gerhardt/Blue) and Georgina White (Circe). The production opens on Friday 14 December, with previews from Thursday 6 December, and runs until Sunday 6 January 2019. (more...)

BWW Review: THE PATIENT GLORIA at The Abbey Theatre
by Jini Rooney - Oct 4, 2018

Writer and actress Gina Moxley stumbled upon the 1965 film Three Approaches to Psychotherapy (aka The Gloria Films) whilst residing in New York City. Set in the USA, the documentary-turned-movie centers around Gloria Szymanski a 30 year-old discontent divorcee who is filmed receiving distinctly different counseling sessions from 3 renowned psychotherapists. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 28, 2018
by - Oct 28, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Kate Dennis To Direct HBO Pilot, RUN, Starring Merritt Wever
by TV News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

Kate Dennis will direct and executive produce HBO's romantic comedy thriller pilot, 'Run,' according to Deadline. The pilot is from 'Killing Eve' creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Vicky Jones, and eOne. (more...)

The West End's Newest Cabaret Venue, The Space, Launches With The World Premiere Of Adult Panto JACK OFF THE BEANSTALK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

The Space, a brand new cabaret venue in the heart of London's West End within Studio 88, 47 Whitcomb St, London WC2, is launching with the world premiere of adult panto Jack Off the Beanstalk by Tom Whalley directed by Drew Baker (Zanna Don't!), in a five-week season from Saturday 1 December - Sunday 6 January. (more...)

BWW Interview: Edward Bennett Talks MACBETH
by Rona Kelly - Oct 22, 2018

Edward Bennett returns to the Royal Shakespeare Company for his third season, appearing in Polly Findlay's Macbeth. As the production comes to London, Bennett gives us an insight into Findlay's rehearsal room, discusses how Macduff is similar to previous roles he's played here, and also shares his own superstitions surrounding the Scottish Play and theatre... (more...)

Maggie Koerner Signs with Concord Records
by TV News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Concord Records is pleased to announce the signing of acclaimed singer/songwriter Maggie Koerner. Originally from Shreveport and based in New Orleans, she has worked with acts like Galactic and The Revivalists, and has performed with her own band at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, Austin City Limits and Pemberton Music Festival, to name a few. Koerner is currently working on material for what will be her label debut album, scheduled for release in spring of 2019. (more...)

BWW Interview: A Q&A with Dallas Summer Musicals President Kenneth T. Novice
by Kyle Christopher West - Oct 19, 2018

Broadway World sits down with Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) President Kenneth T. Novice to discuss the importance of arts education, making musical theatre accessible to all and the upcoming 2018 DSM Gala, An Evening with the Best of Broadway. (more...)

ArtsEmerson Announces WET: A DACAMENTED JOURNEY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

ArtsEmerson, Boston's leading presenter of contemporary world theatre, is thrilled to welcome and co-commission the U.S. tour performances of Cara Mia Theatre and Ignite/Arts Dallas's fierce and fast-paced first-person narrative, WET: A DACAmented Journey. Written and performed by award winning actor, writer, and spoken word artist Alex Alpharaoh (LA), WET humanizes the headlines of our current immigration debate by capturing one man's relentless and riveting true story toward becoming a documented citizen. (more...)

Nicki Bluhm Announces November U.S. Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Nicki Bluhm, Stepping Out on her own with her new album, TO RISE YOU GOTTA FALL, has announced fall US tour dates; Gill Landry will support. Bluhm wrote the life-chronicling songs for TO RISE YOU GOTTA FALL over a tumultuous two-year period during which she got divorced and moved from the Bay Area to Nashville. The album, recorded with producer Matt Ross-Spang at the legendary Sam Phillips Recording studio in Memphis, TN,  is a chronicle of her state of mind following these deep and fundamental life changes. Recent high-profile collaborations with Phil Lesh, The Infamous Stringdusters and Ryan Adams helped to pave the way for her musical recovery, and discovery.  (more...)

Merritt Wever to Star in RUN, HBO's Newest Comedy Pilot
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

HBO has cast Merritt Wever as the lead in its upcoming comedy pilot, 'Run' according to Variety.  (more...)

FASCINATING AIDA's Adele Anderson Joins Cast Of DOCTOR DOLITTLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Fascinating Aida's Adele Anderson is confirmed to join Mark Williams, who plays Doctor Dolittle, in the UK & Ireland Tour of Doctor Dolittle. Adele will play Lady Bellowes/Poison Arrow at the first six venues of the tour - Bromley, Salford, Oxford, Wolverhampton, Newcastle and Hull. There will be a national press night on Thursday 17 January 2019 at the Oxford New Theatre. (more...)

The Music Of Harold Arlen, Wonderful Wizard Of Song Comes to The Soraya, 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

Legendary American song composer Harold Arlen will have a Hollywood Big Band tribute when Broadway powerhouse Eden Espinosa (Wicked) and Joseph Leo Bwarie (Jersey Boys) join Arlen's son Sam Arlen and singers Karon Blackwell and George Bugatti, for The Music of Harold Arlen, Wonderful Wizard of Song at the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts (The Soraya) on Saturday, December 1 at 8:00pm. (more...)

Vicky Binns, Calum Callaghan and More Join Jodie Prenger in Tour Of ABIGAIL'S PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

Jodie Prenger leads the cast in Abigail's Party, Mike Leigh's groundbreaking comedy classic which begins a major UK tour in Brighton on 10 January 2019 and tours until 20 April 2019 in Edinburgh. (more...)

Karine Hannah Sings Streisand One Night Only At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

Back by popular demand, recording artist Karine Hannah performers her powerhouse Streisand tribute at Feinstein's/54 Below on January 25th at 9:30pm. (more...)

Be An Actor For A Day at Masque Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

Ever wondered what goes on in an actor's life? Ever wanted to do something unique and exciting? Ever dreamt of Stepping Out of the wings and into the limelight? Be an Actor for a Day will satisfy your curiosity and might even surprise you. (more...)

Cast Announced For The European Premiere Of Agatha Christie's THE MIRROR CRACK'D
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2018

Wales Millennium Centre and Wiltshire Creative have today announced casting for the first ever UK stage adaptation of Agatha Christie's much-loved Miss Marple thriller The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side. Colin R Campbell, Suzanna Hamilton, Julia Hills, Katherine Manners, Katie Matsell, Davina Moon, Huw Parmenter and Gillian Saker will join the previously announced Susie Blake and Simon Shepherd. The Mirror Crack'd will be a European Premiere, opening at Salisbury Playhouse on 15 February before touring to Dublin, Cambridge and Cardiff. The Mirror Crack'd will have an Opening Night on 25 February. (more...)

BWW Interview: Upstate Theatre Veteran Lauren Paige Wilson Stars in CRACKS
by Neil Shurley - Nov 2, 2018

'I had to dig deep for this role.' (more...)

Noelle Scaggs of Fitz and the Tantrums Releases Solo Single 'Great for You'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

Elektra recording artist Noelle Scaggs has unveiled the sultry, alternative-pop balled, ¬ďGreat For You¬Ē (Feat. BR√ÖVES). The single ¬Ė her major label debut as a solo artist ¬Ė is available now at all streaming services and DSPs. (more...)

Houston Ballet Hosts Its First All-Female Choreographic Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

Houston Ballet set out to provide a space for women to explore choreography and tell their stories through its inaugural all-female choreographic workshop, elle emerge. Women from Houston Ballet, Houston Ballet Academy, Cincinnati Ballet and Kansas City Ballet answered the call to premiere complete pieces and movements from upcoming works for around 100 ballet supporters at Houston Ballet on November 10. (more...)

Native Instruments Releases Two Exclusive Originals Packs From ROBOT KOCH And CATNAPP On Sounds.com
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

NATIVE INSTRUMENTS has released two new Sounds Originals packs on SOUNDS.COM: one from award-winning composer and producer ROBOT KOCH, and another from producer and rapper CATNAPP. Robot Koch's pack features sounds from his new album, Sphere, and highlights the artist's unique blend of organic and electronic textures. The pack from Catnapp includes sounds that span electronica, rap, breakbeat, pop, drum and bass, and R&B. Both packs are part of the Sounds Originals digital residency, which presents exclusive content from musical trailblazers across multiple genres. (more...)

BWW Review: REFUGE MALJA at Portland Stage Explores the Refugee Experience
by Carla Maria Verdino-SŁllwold - Nov 11, 2018

In mounting Bess Welden's new play Refuge Malja, Portland Stage seeks to tell the story of contemporary Syrian war refugees in the context of history, the Holocaust, and personal conflict. Set largely in Greece and the Middle East, it intertwines the story of two journalists, their failed romance, and the struggles they have in coming to terms with past demons and the present suffering they witness. The intersection of these dramas is laden with potential for fine storytelling, but somehow Welden never manages to weave the threads into a coherent tale. Admirable in its intent, Refuge Malja remains a puzzling, under developed theatrical experience. (more...)

Vasco's 'Tender Luv' Ep Debuts Today
by TV News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Enigmatic Danish producer¬†Vasco¬†has been at the¬†production helm behind some of the coolest electro-pop tracks of recent times, including releases from¬†M√ė,¬†Terror Jr,¬†Soleima¬†and¬†Baauer¬†to name a few, and today he's Stepping Out of the studio shadows with the release of his debut ¬ďTender Luv¬Ē¬†EP¬†under his own project,¬†out via¬†Big Beat Records.¬† (more...)

#nofilter Comes to Adelaide Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Adelaide's Velvet Chase Productions present #nofilter, an internationally acclaimed mixed-media experience. #nofilter creates a theatre world of its own where vaudeville actors parade around, interacting with their audience in a backstage voyeuristic view of the Black Dog Circus when their masks are off. (more...)

HBO Picks Up Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Vicky Jones' RUN
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Vicky Jones' series Run has been picked up to series by HBO, according to Deadline. The romantic comedic thriller pilot stars Domhnall Gleeson and Merritt Wever, with Waller-Bridge having a recurring role. (more...)

BWW Interview: Max Von Essen on the National FALSETTOS Tour, His Debut Album, and More!
by Courtney Symes - Mar 5, 2019

The Tony Award-winning Falsettos is on the move after its phenomenally successful Broadway revival. After winning two Tonys in its original run, it was nominated for five more in 2017, including Best Revival of a Musical. Leading the talented pack is Max von Essen as Marvin, the married dad turned gay man who learns to navigate his new roles and relationships. Von Essen is, perhaps, best known for his Tony-nominated role as Henri Baurel in An American in Paris. He is also a successful film actor and solo recording artist. Fresh off of a run on Broadway as Greb Vaganov in Anastasia, he agreed to speak with BroadwayWorld Sacramento about his upcoming album release, past roles, and what we can expect from Falsettos. (more...)

Darren Craig, Earl Gregory, and More Will Lead the SA Premiere of KINKY BOOTS at The Fugard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

The cast has been revealed for the hottest production of the year - the eagerly awaited South African premiere of the multiple Tony award-winning musical KINKY BOOTS. Presented by Eric Abraham and The Fugard Theatre,a brand new, original production of this huge-hearted, smash-hit musical will run at The Fugard Theatre from 11 June 2019. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 14, 2019
by - Mar 14, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Katherine Parkinson, Sara Gregory & Richard Harrington Lead West End Transfer of HOME, I'M DARLING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

As rehearsals begin, casting is announced for the West End transfer of the National Theatre and Theatr Clwyd's critically acclaimed co-production of Home, I'm Darling, a new play by Laura Wade, directed by Theatre Clwyd Artistic Director Tamara Harvey, featuring Katherine Parkinson, which begins performances at the Duke of York's Theatre on 26 January. (more...)

Catherine Millsom Will Star In New Play FROM AFAR By David Coverdale At VAULT Festival 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2019

'Mum said you could tell everything you needed to know about a person from their pencil case. I always wondered if she did that when she was choosing to marry my Dad, but now I know that isn't the kind of question I should be asking. Proudly proclaiming to my friends that I was so sure my Dad had a wonderful pencil case probably wasn't the best thing for a much younger me to do. ' (more...)

Geva Theatre Center's 46th Season Continues With THE HUMANS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

Geva Theatre Center presents The Humans, by Stephen Karam and directed by Mark Cuddy, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from February 19 through March 17. (more...)

Casting Announced For The West Coast Premiere Of THE JUNGLE At The Curran
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

Carole Shorenstein Hays and Sonia Friedman Productions with Tom Kirdahy announced today the casting for the West Coast Premiere of the Good Chance Theatre, National Theatre and Young Vic production of THE JUNGLE by Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson at San Francisco's Curran. (more...)

Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Announces Shows For 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

A programme comprising a huge-hearted feel-good comedy, a classic and a brand-new Ayckbourn, a co-production with Edinburgh's renowned Traverse Theatre, and a unique take on a classic novel has been announced by Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre. (more...)

Nicky Sunshine Announces Run Of CONFESSIONS OF A MASSAGE PARLOR MADAM For Black History Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Stand up comedian, actress, writer and producer Nicky Sunshine has announced a run of Confessions of a Massage Parlor Madam that will begin showing this February in celebration of Black History Month. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 1/15: WEST SIDE STORY Casting, Palace Theatre Renovation News, and More
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 15, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Begin your Tuesday the only way Broadway fans know how: by catching up on the latest news! (more...)

Hijinx Announce New Show INTO THE LIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Into The Light is a powerful piece of Physical Theatre that has been devised by the company over the last three years. It explores the bittersweet attraction of the spotlight, and our constant desire for interaction and connection through social media. What does it mean to be in the light? Why do we strive for a presence and a need to be understood? (more...)

Additional Casting Announced For The West Coast Premiere Of THE JUNGLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Today, Carole Shorenstein Hays and Sonia Friedman Productions with Tom Kirdahy announced the additional casting for the West Coast Premiere of the Good Chance Theatre, National Theatre and Young Vic production of THE JUNGLE by Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson at San Francisco's Curran. Set in Europe's largest unofficial refugee camp in Calais, France, the Jungle became a temporary home for more than 10,000 people in 2015. Under the direction of Stephen Daldry and Justin Martin, the limited engagement begins Tuesday March 26, 2019 and will run through Sunday, May 19, 2019. Opening night is Thursday, April 4, 2019. Tickets for THE JUNGLE are $25-$165 and are available now at SFCURRAN.com/jungle. $25 day-of rush tickets to THE JUNGLE will be made available through a partnership with TODAY TIX. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE HUMANS at Geva Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

Geva Theatre Center presents The Humans, by Stephen Karam and directed by Mark Cuddy, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from February 19 through March 17. (more...)

More Shows Announced For 2019 At Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre - HONK!, DORIAN GRAY, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

A packed programme of visiting productions has been announced for the late spring and onwards at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: Scandalous Fantasies Meet the Sting of Reality in Kristin Heckler's EXPOSED
by Kristen Morale - Feb 13, 2019

Directed/conceived by Heckler and written in collaboration with Jacob Sebastian Phillips, Sarah Raimondi and Pauline Sherrow, Recognize Theatre presents Exposed - now in performances at the MCS Theatre. It is the kind of show that raises eyebrows for some and brings others to ponder what it would be like to release the sexual "freak" within. Lauren, a college freshman and aspiring doctor, soon finds herself a porn star who not only tests the boundaries of her insatiable sexuality, but also those of what we consider societal norms in Heckler's enlightening play (more...)

Graduate Dramatic Society at UWA's New Fortune Theatre Will Present a Modern THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

A contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice is sure to resonate with modern audiences, in light of today's far-right extremist groups and recent anti-Semitic attacks. (more...)

BWW Review: Nostalgia Returns to Kansas City With BIG BANDS ARE BETTER at Musical Theater Heritage
by Steve Wilson - Feb 10, 2019

Entering Musical Theater Heritage at Crown Center for BIG BANDS ARE BETTER, is like Stepping Out of a time machine and into the Copacabana of the 1930s and '40s. The scenery, costumes, and the musical arrangements by Brad Cox take the audience back to when Swing was king, a time known as the Big Band Era and a unique program that should not be missed. (more...)

ODC Theater Announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

ODC Theater, part of the most active center for contemporary dance on the West Coast, has announced its 2019 Season, a program demonstrating the organization's commitment to fostering new performance and to introducing the work of esteemed artists from across the globe to new audiences. (more...)

BWW Review: Ryan Landry Scares Up A NIGHTMARE ON ELF STREET
by Nancy Grossman - Dec 4, 2018

If you like a little horror with your ho-ho-ho, then program your GPS to guide your sleigh to Machine in the Fenway where Ryan Landry and the Gold Dust Orphans' 2018 Christmas spectacular is A NIGHTMARE ON ELF STREET, their holiday-themed tribute to '80's slasher films. A Freddy Krueger-like serial killer is methodically taking down students from Elf Street Academy, who just happen to be members of Santa Claus' flight team. Will the jolly old elf still be able to launch his worldwide journey, or will Krampus, the evil genius behind Freddy's deeds, succeed in stopping Christmas this year? (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Sheffield Theatres' Major Revival Of Githa Sowerby's RUTHERFORD AND SON
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, today announces the full casting for Caroline Steinbeis' major revival of Githa Sowerby's Rutherford and Son. Steinbeis directs Esh Alladi (Richard), Laura Elphinstone (Janet), Brian Lonsdale (Martin), Marian McLoughlin (Ann), Ciaran Owens (John), Lizzie Roper (Mrs Henderson), Danusia Samal (Mary) and Owen Teale (Rutherford). (more...)

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