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Suggested by the painting A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grand Jatte and the life of Georges Seurat.

Shimmering with love and light, this unique, inventive musical is one of the most acclaimed shows of our time. Inspired by the life and work of enigmatic 19th century impressionist painter Georges Seurat, this Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece explores the complexity of life and the art of understanding it. Stephen Sondheimís soaring score and insightful lyrics intertwine with Seuratís distinctive art to create a moving, poetic drama, dot by dot.



BWW Morning Brief November 30th, 2017: THE PARISIAN WOMAN Opens and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Nov 30, 2017

Good Morning BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: THE PARISIAN WOMAN opens on Broadway and more! (more...)

Casting And Creative Team Announced For The London Premiere Of SIX
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

The cast and creative team is announced today for the London premiere of the new British musical SIX that sees the 6 wives of Henry VIII singing their way out of the history books and into the West End spotlight. (more...)

Rob Riley, William Dick, Deanna Dunagan, Mary Beth Fisher and More to Star in BLIND DATE at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev go head-to-head in Blind Date, a new play by Rogelio Martinez directed by Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls. Today, Falls announced his cast for the world-premiere production, which features as characters some of the figures who shaped the political landscapes of the 1980s and beyond. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 30, 2017
by - Nov 30, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Previews: PACKAGES WITH BEAUS - HEARTLAND MEN'S CHORUS at Folly Theatre
by Paul Bolton - Nov 29, 2017

Heartland Men's Chorus to be joined by 'Well Strung' string quartet, and Broadway entertainer Claybourne Elder for 'Packages with Beaus' a concert for the Holidays. December 2 & 3 at the Folly Theatre and Dec.10 at Yardley Hall on the JCCC campus. Tickets at hmckc.org (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 29, 2017
by - Nov 29, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Raul Esparza, Ramin Karimloo, Ruthie Ann Miles and Karen Olivo to Star in Revamped CHESS at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts launches the inaugural season of Broadway Center Stage with CHESS, the epic rock opera about love and political intrigue set against the backdrop of the Cold War as two superpowers attempt to manipulate an international chess championship for political ends. (more...)

Photo Flash: TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Celebrates the Holidays with AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley celebrates the holiday season with a riotous escapade, Around the World in 80 Days. Taking place in an 1870s alive with danger, romance, and comic surprises, fearless adventurer Phileas Fogg and his faithful valet circle the globe in an unheard-of 80 days. In the hilariously theatrical style of The 39 Steps, five actors portray dozens of characters in a thrilling race against time and treachery, recreating one of the greatest adventures of all time. Full of stampeding elephants, raging typhoons, and runaway trains, Around the World in 80 Days, adapted by the award-winning playwright Mark Brown, offers an imaginative and ingenious expedition for the whole family. Directed by TheatreWorks Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, Around the World in 80 Days will be presented November 29 December 31, 2017 (press opening: December 2) at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto. For tickets ($40-$100) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960. (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford, Mandy Patinkin, Phillipa Soo and More to Appear at Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2018 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced that the annual WTF Gala will be held this year at Tao Downtown in New York City (492 9th Ave, New York, NY 10018) on Monday, February 5, 2018 at 6:30 PM. (more...)

Revival Theatre Company 2018 Artwork Revealed
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Revival Theatre Company (RTC) releases their 2018 season artwork for Ragtime, The Bridges of Madison County and Sunday in the Park with George. (more...)

Readers Respond - Albums They Wish Received a Grammy Nomination for Best Musical Theater Album
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

The Recording Academy revealed the nominations for the 60th Annual Grammy Awards this morning. The Grammys are composed of 84 categories, including the nominees in the highly anticipated category for Best Musical Theater Album. (more...)

First Broadway Revival of TRAVESTIES, Starring Tom Hollander, Finds Full Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company - in association with Chocolate Factory Productions and Sonia Friedman Productions - has announced the full cast joining Tom Hollander in the first Broadway revival of Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play Travesties. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Sydney Awards; WICKED 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 Boston Awards; CHICAGO 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 Minneapolis Awards; WE ARE THE LEVINSONS 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...)

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...)

Ed Dixon and Sally Ann Triplett to Lead A POUND IN YOUR POCKET at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

As previously announced, Feinstein's/54 Below will present the rarely heard musical A Pound in Your Pocket as part of its popular Second Act Series. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 7, 2017
by - Dec 7, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Kravis Center Offers A Nonstop Series Of Magical Concerts, Shows & Special Events This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

The dynamic 26th annual season continues at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts with nonstop concerts, shows and holiday presentations for every audience and all entertainment preferences throughout December and January: (more...)

National Theatre of London FOLLIES to the Big Screen at The Ridgefield Playhouse, 1/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves. The Ridgefield Playhouse and Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings Live in HD & Classical Series presents an encore broadcast of National Theatre of London in HD: Follies on Sunday, January 7 at 6:30pm. This is the first time that National Theatre will be staging Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical. This beautiful production captures the glamour of the golden age of music halls and revues, with gorgeous showgirl costumes bedazzled with Swarovski crystals. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor Jonah Platt Talks About Taking On the Panto of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Don Grigware - Dec 6, 2017

Actor Jonah Platt is a young man of many talents that include acting, singing, writing and directing. He is currently preparing to play the Lythgoe Family Panto of Beauty and the Beast to open Decmeber 13 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Tell us about the role you are playing in the Panto of Beauty and the Beast. I'm playing the Beast! He's the angry, hairy one. How are rehearsals going? Have you ever done Panto before? We haven't started yet, but I'm excited to get going. I've never done Panto before, but I've done a ton of improv so I'm excited to get to interact with our terrific audiences. What do you think makes Pa (more...)

BWW Review: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE at City-Theater
by Greer Firestone - Dec 5, 2017

In the late 1800's George Seurat developed pointillism, a technique of painting in which small, distinct dots of color are applied in patterns to form an image. (more...)

Nominees Announced For The Curtain Up Show Album Of The Year 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Nominees have been announced for The Curtain Up Show Album of the Year 2017 in association with TodayTix. This year, three categories (each with six nominees) are open to the public vote. Voting closes at 5.00pm GMT on Wednesday 10 January 2018, and winners will be announced live on Resonance FM at 4.00pm GMT on Friday 12 January 2018. (more...)


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$5 Lottery for Robert O'Hara's MANKIND Opens Today at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Monday, December 4, for the LIVE for FIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to the world premiere of Mankind, a new play written and directed by two-time Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara (Bootycandy, Bella: An American Tall Tale at Playwrights; Barbecue, In the Continuum, The Brother/Sister Plays). (more...)

VIDEO: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE's Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford 'Finish the Hat' in the Recording Studio
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

The cast recording of the recent, highly acclaimed, sold-out Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George, starring Jake Gyllenhaal in his Broadway debut and Tony-winning actress Annaleigh Ashford, is set for CD release on December 8 via the Arts Music division at Warner Music Group. In celebration, Gyllenhaal recently surprised fans with a special video trailer featuring behind-the-scenes footage of the recording sessions - check it out below! (more...)

Who's Telling the Story? Meet the Full Company of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Dec 3, 2017

The new Broadway production of Once On This Island officially opens tonight, December 3rd, at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC), and is directed by Tony nominee Michael Arden, and choreographed by the critically-acclaimed Camille A. Brown. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/2/2017
by - Dec 2, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/2/2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 2, 2017
by - Dec 2, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Sydney Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 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 Boston Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 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 Minneapolis Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 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...)

Marc Kudisch, Bebe Neuwirth, Nancy Opel, Carolee Carmello, Vanessa Williams and More Tapped for HEY, LOOK ME OVER! at Encores!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced additional details and casting for Hey, Look Me Over! (Feb 7 - 11), the Encores! original production which opens the 25th season of the beloved, Tony- honored series responsible for bringing classic American musicals back to life since 1994. (more...)

American Pops to Present AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their star-studded third season with Around the World in 80 Days, the world premiere of a new family-oriented musical written by Claybourne Elder ('Gossip Girl,' Broadway's Sunday in the Park...) and directed by Kelly Crandall d'Amboise. (more...)

Robert O'Hara's MANKIND Begins Tomorrow at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

A friendly reminder that previews begin tomorrow, Friday, December 15 at 8PM for the Playwrights Horizons world premiere production of Mankind, a new play written and directed by two-time Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara (Bootycandy, Bella: An American Tall Tale at Playwrights; Barbecue, In the Continuum, The Brother/Sister Plays). (more...)

Anika Chapin Joins Goodspeed Musicals as Artistic Associate
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Goodspeed Musicals will welcome Anika Chapin to its staff beginning in January, 2018. (more...)

Cast Announced for Winter Run of THE DIVIDE at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Written as a 'narrative for voices' by Alan Ayckbourn and brought to The Old Vic stage by Old Vic Baylis Director Annabel Bolton following its premiere at the Edinburgh International Festival, The Divide unfolds in a dystopian society of repression and seething insurrection. (more...)

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, and More Sign On as Muny Season 100 Creatives
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for The Muny's 2018 centennial season, which opens on June 11 with the first production in the world of Jerome Robbins' Broadway since it's Tony - award winning Broadway and national tour productions. (more...)

Star-Studded 'BERNSTEIN ON BROADWAY' New Year's Eve Concert to Air on LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

This New Year's Eve, Live From Lincoln Center rings in 2018 with a celebration of the legendary Leonard Bernstein on the occasion of his centennial year. (more...)

Third Rail Brings National Theatre Live's FOLLIES and PETER PAN to the World Trade Center This Weekend!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Have you been looking for the perfect gift for the theatre-lover in your life? Do you need a holiday getaway, but a trip to London isn't in the cards? Then catch Britain's top productions close to home at Third Rail's National Theatre Live Broadcasts! (more...)

McCarter to Start 2018 with Marie Jones's STONES IN HIS POCKETS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

McCarter Theatre Center is starting 2018 with a strong shot of Irish humor as it presents Marie Jones' Stones in His Pockets, January 12 February 11 in the Berlind Theatre. (more...)

Tally Sessions, Stearns Matthews Round Out Cast of A POUND IN YOUR POCKET at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below will present the rarely heard musical A Pound in Your Pocket as part of its popular Second Act Series on Wednesday, January 24th at 7:00pm. (more...)

Stephen Sondheim Will Be Honored with 2018 St. Louis Literary Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Legendary Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim will be honored with the 2018 St. Louis Literary Award, writes the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 10, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Awards; BEAUTY AND THE BEAST 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...)

Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Joe Iconis and More to Bring Holiday Cheer to Feinstein's/54 Below This Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

This month, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, just in time for the holidays. Scroll down for details! (more...)

James Graham's Critically Acclaimed Play QUIZ Transfers To The West End
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

James Graham, theatre's golden boy, has hit the jack-pot again. Daily Telegraph William Village, Playful Productions and Chichester Festival Theatre present the Chichester Festival Theatre production of QUIZ By James Graham. Director: Daniel Evans; Designer: Robert Jones; Lighting Designer: Tim Lutkin; Music and Sound: Ben and Max Ringham; Video Designer: Tim Reid; Movement Director: Naomi Said; Casting Director: Charlotte Sutton CDG. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Sydney Awards; MISS SAIGON 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 Boston Awards; CHICAGO 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...)

BWW's On This Day - December 1, 2017
by - Dec 1, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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