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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 Sondheim’s soaring score and insightful lyrics intertwine with Seurat’s distinctive art to create a moving, poetic drama, dot by dot.



Pace University's School Of Performing Arts Welcomes Incoming Freshman Class
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Pace University's School of Performing Arts (PPA) welcomed 176 star freshmen to their graduating class of 2022. The school received a record number of applications this year from six continents with over 3,700 hopefuls vying for a spot at the innovative performing arts school. Applications from the United States were received from 49 states as well as Puerto Rico. (more...)

Santino Fontana and Laura Osnes to Star in Sneak Peek of DEAR JACK, DEAR LOUISE at Theater J Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Theater J's 2018 Annual Benefit is an elegant and lively evening of theater, socializing, and delectable food and drink at Arena Stage. The centerpiece of the event is a "sneak peek" reading of Ken Ludwig's brand new play Dear Jack, Dear Louise. Mr. Ludwig, a Tony and Olivier Award-winning playwright, directs the reading, which stars Tony Award nominees Santino Fontana and Laura Osnes. This celebration, which supports the nation's most distinctive and progressive Jewish theater, will take place on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 6:30 PM at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford to Guest Star on an Episode of GOD FRIENDED ME
by TV News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Annaleigh Ashford is set to guest star in an episode of GOD FRIENDED ME. (more...)

The Broadway Collective Will Launch 12-City Master Class Tour This October!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Broadway veteran Robert Hartwell is scouring the country to find-and train-the next generation of Broadway performers. (more...)

Casting Announced For Hudson Theatre Works' UNCLE VANYA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Hudson Theatre Works' has announced it's casting for their new adaptation of Chekov's masterpiece, Uncle Vanya, called "Uncle Vanya - A Jersey Life in Four Acts" adapted by Michael Puzzo. (more...)

Ben Lohrberg Presents DREAM WITH ME At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Ben Lohrberg's New York and Feinstein's/54 Below cabaret debut in Dream with Me. With his charming wit and "powerful, yet sweet vibrato" (Revue West Michigan), Ben sings the music of Leonard Bernstein, Jeff Buckley, Harry Nilsson, Stephen Sondheim, and many others to create a rich tapestry of dreams sure to ease your mind and melt your heart. (more...)

New Repertory Theatre Announces WE WILL NOT BE SILENT By David Meyers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

New Repertory Theatre presents the New England Premiere of We Will Not Be Silent, the docudrama by playwright David Meyers. Directed by New Rep Artistic Director Jim Petosa, the production runs October 13 through November 4, 2018 in the main stage theater at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. (more...)

Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana to Perform On Night Only at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces a one-night-only evening with Broadway stars Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana onFriday, November 2 at 7:00 p.m. in the intimate Kennedy Center Jazz Club. (more...)

Theatre Bay Area Announces 2018 TBA Awards Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Theatre Bay Area, the third-largest regional theatre service organization in North America, announced the finalists for the 2018 TBA Awards. The fifth annual TBA Awards Celebration will be held on Monday, Nov. 5 at the Herbst Theatre (401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco). Tickets for the public go on sale Friday, September 28, 2018, through City Box Office. (more...)

Raul Esparza to Lead Classic Stage Company's THE RESISTABLE RISE OF ARTURO UI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Classic Stage Company announces the full cast for The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Bertolt Brecht's unsettlingly timeless work, which kicks off CSC's 2018-2019 season on October 30, with rehearsals beginning this week. (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE Begins Performances Tonight At Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director), recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award in 2016, launches its 80th milestone season with The Color Purple, directed by Tony Award-winner John Doyle. The Color Purple is the Tony Award-winning musical revival based upon the novel written by Alice Walker and the Warner Bros./Amblin Entertainment motion picture with a book by Marsha Norman and music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray. Cast members from the 2015 Broadway revival lead the Paper Mill Playhouse company, including Adrianna Hicks (Aladdin, Sister Act - Germany) as Celie, Carla R. Stewart (Ghost - National Tour, Rent - Regional) as Shug Avery and Carrie Compere (Holler If You Hear Me, Shrek the Musical - National Tour) as Sofia. (more...)

Jason Alexander to Bring New One-Man Show to Westbury
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

Tony Award-winner Jason Alexander will open his new one-man show 'Jason Alexander: Comedy! Music! Musical Comedy!,' this Thursday night at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury.  (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for ON YOUR FEET! in New Orleans
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans is pleased to announce that the New Orleans engagement of the hit Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! - based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan - will go on sale Friday, Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Tickets Are Now On Sale For MANDY PATINKIN IN CONCERT: DIARIES 2018
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Tickets are on general sale today for Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Diaries 2018 at nytw.org, with ticket prices ranging from $50-140. NYTW is committed to making tickets available to every production via its CheapTix initiative. For this special concert series, NYTW will partner with TodayTix to offer a limited number of tickets for $25 via a digital lottery. (more...)

Photo Flash: Point Park University Reveals New Pittsburgh Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

After 28 months of construction, the painstaking deconstruction and reconstruction of three historic-facades, and the unprecedented restoration of a 22 stained- glass-paneled ceiling from Pittsburgh's historic Stock Exchange Building, the gleaming new Pittsburgh Playhouse is ready for its close-up. (more...)

Judy Garland's Private, Long-Lost Recordings Inspire New Show Making NYC Debut
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Her words. His voice. Hollywood legend Judy Garland's infamous private recordings are the basis of The Book That I'm Going to Write, By Judy Garland, faithfully adapted and performed by Jason Powell. On the heels of winning The Producer's Encore Award at Hollywood Fringe in Los Angeles, the show makes its New York City debut on November 3 at The Jerry Orbach Theater (1627 Broadway at 50th Street) for three performances through November 5. (more...)

What's On At Hope Mill Theatre This Autumn/Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

The full line up of what's coming up at Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester over the next few months has been announced. As well as in-house musicals and visiting productions, the critically acclaimed theatre has announced a fortnight of special shows and events to mark its forthcoming 3rd Birthday. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jonathan Bailey & Alex Gaumond Talk COMPANY
by Rona Kelly - Sep 19, 2018

West End shows will find themselves in good company later this month. Company returns to the London stage in a reworked version by Marianne Elliott, set in the modern day and featuring gender swaps of characters. Jonathan Bailey take on the roles of Paul and Jamie respectively. Sharing their experiences of Sondheim, the two talk rehearsals, what could drive them crazy, and throw down the gauntlet to Hamilton! (more...)

Melissa Errico To Release New CD SONDHEIM SUBLIME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Sondheim Sublime, a new album from Tony Award-nominated singer & actress Melissa Errico will be released on November 2 by Ghostlight Records; people can pre-order the album beginning today (more...)

Judy Garland's Private, Long-Lost Recordings Inspire New Show Making NYC Debut
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Her words. His voice. Hollywood legend Judy Garland's infamous private recordings are the basis of The Book That I'm Going to Write, By Judy Garland, faithfully adapted and performed by Jason Powell. On the heels of winning The Producer's Encore Award at Hollywood Fringe in Los Angeles, the show makes its New York City debut on November 3 at The Jerry Orbach Theater (1627 Broadway at 50th Street) for three performances through November 5. (more...)

Les Enfants Terribles Announce Casting For THE TRENCH At Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Les Enfants Terribles announce casting for World War One drama "THE TRENCH" which will have a strictly limited run at Southwark Playhouse from Wednesday 10 October to Saturday 17 November 2018. Press Night is Tuesday 16 October 2018. (more...)

Mandy Patinkin to Appear in Concert in Palo Alto
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

The Oshman Family JCC presents Emmy Award-winning actor and singer Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Diaries 2018. This spectacular event will offer the rare chance to experience the internationally acclaimed Broadway legend in an intimate concert setting. (more...)

Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara and Jeremy Jordan Slated for Concerts at Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

The internationally acclaimed Broadway @ concert series hosted and music directed by Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky is finally landing smack dab in the middle of Broadway itself this fall. (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford, Kate Baldwin, Orfeh And More Will Perform In Crazy Rainbow Days At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

Following their last sold-out concert A View of the River at 54 Below/Feinstein's, the songwriting team of Will Van Dyke and Jeff Talbott are hosting Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford, Tony nominees Kate Baldwin and Orfeh, and a starry list of other top-notch Broadway performers in a concert called Crazy Rainbow Days: New Songs by Will Van Dyke & Jeff Talbott at 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 28th. The evening will feature never-before-heard songs from Van Dyke and Talbott's musicals, as well as several all-new songs created exclusively for the evening. (more...)

Discover Your Inner Elf at ELF THE MUSICAL At The Saenger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

NETworks Presentations, LLC, Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures and Unique Features, bring the Broadway musical ELF to the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans. Tickets will go on sale Friday, Oct. 12 at 10 a.m. for the Dec. 18-23, 2018 engagement. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, ELF, is part of the Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans 2018-2019 season. (more...)

Casting Announced For The San Francisco Playhouse Production Of MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

San Francisco Playhouse celebrates the magic of the holiday season with the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins. Susi Damilano will direct the Playhouse production, with music direction by Katie Coleman and choreography by Kimberly Richards. (more...)

THE ROOMMATE Opens At The Lyric Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Sharon, a sheltered divorcee from Iowa takes in a roommate: Robyn, a free-spirited, mysterious, lesbian slam poet from the Bronx who is looking to completely change her life. As Sharon begins to uncover Robyn's secrets, while sharing music, books, and an occasional toke, she discovers a deep-seated desire to transform her own life. The Roommate is a subversive, absorbing comedy about what it takes to re-route (more...)

TheatreWorks to Enchant During the Holidays with TUCK EVERLASTING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley brings an enchanted bestseller to life for the holidays with the regional premiere of Tuck Everlasting. Set in the 1890s, free-spirited Winnie Foster searches for adventure, finding the Tucks, a close-knit family that has discovered the secret to everlasting life. (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Opens In Philly With Cast Activities And Festive Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

It could be a new 'Tradition'..... For the first time in over 30 years, the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Fiddler On The Roof is coming to Philadelphia! The national touring production will open on Tuesday, October 23 at the Academy of Music.  (more...)

Point Park's Conservatory Theatre Co. Presents CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company opens its inaugural season at the new Pittsburgh Playhouse with the Tony Award-winning musical, Cabaret, with music and lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb and book by Joe Masteroff. Cabaret is directed and choreographed by Zeva Barzell and runs from Oct. 26 through Nov. 11 in the Rauh Theatre at the new Pittsburgh Playhouse, located at 350 Forbes Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh. (more...)

ICYMI: Watch as Melissa Errico Talks Solo Show, Sondheim & More on BWW Live!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2018

Earlier this week,BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg got up close and personal with Tony Award-nominated singer, actress, and writer, Melissa Errico, at Sardi's! In the candid conversation, Melissa told us all about her upcoming solo show, about Sondheim singers she admires, roles she loved the most, and so much more! (more...)

THE 2018 CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR STARRING THE RADIO CITY ROCKETTES Announce New Finale Scene
by TV News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE: MSG) announced today that the 2018 production of the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes, presented by Chase, will be technologically transformed with the addition of an all-new finale scene and redesigned elements. Directed by Tony, Drama Desk and Olivier Award-nominated director Sam Buntrock (Broadway and West End productions of Sunday in the Park with George), the new finale will include 100 drones that take flight to create a groundbreaking magical holiday light show, and new digital projections from Obscura Digital. The finale joins several of the production's beloved numbers, which will showcase new, state-of-the-art digital projections from Obscura to combine next-level technology with awe-inspiring artistry that extend the show beyond the stage. (more...)

THE 2018 CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Announces A Brand-New Finale Scene
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE: MSG) announced today that the 2018 production of the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes, presented by Chase, will be technologically transformed with the addition of an all-new finale scene and redesigned elements. Directed by Tony, Drama Desk and Olivier Award-nominated director Sam Buntrock (Broadway and West End productions of Sunday in the Park with George), the new finale will include 100 drones that take flight to create a groundbreaking magical holiday light show, and new digital projections from Obscura Digital. The finale joins several of the production's beloved numbers, which will showcase new, state-of-the-art digital projections from Obscura to combine next-level technology with awe-inspiring artistry that extend the show beyond the stage. (more...)

INTO THE WOODS, World Premiere of FALL SPRINGS, And More Announced for Barrington's 25th Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

Barrington Stage Company today announced the first three productions for its upcoming 25th season. (more...)

Homicidal Fairies, Nasty Ogres Take the Stage in SHE KILLS MONSTERS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

Those who have happily misspent hours in the universe of role-playing games (Dungeons & Dragons), as well as n00bs (newbies), former geeks, parents of geeks, and anyone who has ever attended high school will find resonance in SHE KILLS MONSTERS, the comic romp by award-winning playwright Qui Nguyen (Vietgone)presented by Foothill Theatre Arts. (more...)

Theatre Guild's Next Musical is ZORBA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, will continue their 23rd Anniversary season with Kander and Ebb's haunting musical ZORBA. The one-night-only concert will take place at Glendale's historic Alex Theatre on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

Melissa Errico Sings Sondheim At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

After multiple sold-out engagements at Feinstein's/54 Below, as well as in London and Washington DC over the last year, Tony Award-nominated singer, actress, and writer Melissa Errico returns to Broadway's Living Room! (more...)

The New York Pops Opens its 2018-2019 Carnegie Hall Season this Friday
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

The New York Pops, led by dynamic Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, opens its 2018–2019 Carnegie Hall season this Friday, October 19 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, with a program entitled Roll Over Beethoven: A Different Kind of Orchestra. The concert—which honors rock giants including Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, and others—features three-time “Las Vegas Headliner of the Year” winner Frankie Moreno who is joined by vocalists, dancers, and a rocking band for this performance. Mr. Moreno last appeared at Carnegie Hall with The New York Pops and Mr. Reineke in 2015, performing the music of Frank Sinatra. (more...)

BWW Live Chats with Melissa Errico- Watch the Full COnversation!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

On Tuesday, October 16th, (5:30pm EST) BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg is getting up close and personal with Tony Award-nominated singer, actress, and writer, Melissa Errico, at Sardi's! Don't forget to tune in to our official Facebook page to submit your questions live or send us questions in advance on Twitter @BroadwayWorld with #AskErricoBWW. (more...)

The New York Pops Opens Its 2018-2019 Carnegie Hall Season This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

The New York Pops, led by dynamic Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, opens its 2018-2019 Carnegie Hall season this Friday, October 19 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, with a program entitled Roll Over Beethoven: A Different Kind of Orchestra. The concert-which honors rock giants including Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, and others-features three-time "Las Vegas Headliner of the Year" winner Frankie Moreno who is joined by vocalists, dancers, and a rocking band for this performance. Mr. Moreno last appeared at Carnegie Hall with The New York Pops and Mr. Reineke in 2015, performing the music of Frank Sinatra. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 16, 2018
by - Oct 16, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Live Will Chat with Melissa Errico Tomorrow at 5:30PM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

On Tuesday, October 16th, (5:30pm EST) BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg is getting up close and personal with Tony Award-nominated singer, actress, and writer, Melissa Errico, at Sardi's! Don't forget to tune in to our official Facebook page to submit your questions live or send us questions in advance on Twitter @BroadwayWorld with #AskErricoBWW. (more...)

Tony-Winning Designer Clint Ramos to Lead Fordham's Design and Production Major
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Decorated designer Clint Ramos, currently represented on Broadway by Once On This Island, has just joined the staff at Fordham University heading up their Design and Production track.  (more...)

JOHNNY AND THE DEVIL'S BOX Returns To Rockwood Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2018

After a sold out show in 2017 Johnny and the Devil's Box is coming back to Rockwood! The concert will highlight selections from the new folk musical JOHNNY AND THE DEVIL'S BOX with performances by; George Abud (The Band's Visit), Julie Foldesi (Sunday in the Park with George, Newsies, South Pacific), Don Sparks (Margaritaville), Rema Webb (The Color Purple, Margaritaville), Annabelle Fox, Andrea Laxton, Alex Grubbs, Meghan Glogower, Scott Wasserman and Douglas Waterbury-Tieman. The band features members of The Playbillies Mike Rosengarten (Be More Chill) and Matt Cusack (Bandstand) with guest Billy Cohen. (more...)

Full Cast And Creative Team Announced For INDECENT at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel's thought-provoking play Indecent. Inspired by the 1923 Broadway debut of Sholem Asch's Yiddish drama The God of Vengeance, and the controversy that surrounded its themes of censorship, immigration and anti-Semitism, Vogel explores the behind-the-scenes story of the courageous artists who risked their careers and lives to perform this piece of theater under the most challenging circumstances. Infused with music that combines standards from Yiddish theater with folk traditions of the early to mid-20th century, Indecent, a co-production with Baltimore Center Stage and Kansas City Repertory, is directed by Eric Rosen, with choreography by Erika Chong Shuch and music direction and original music by Alexander Sovronsky. The production runs November 23 - December 30, 2018 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For PUTTING IT TOGETHER at Hope Mill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

The fifth in-house production of 2018 from Aria Entertainment and Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester is the musical revue Putting it Together. Putting it Together, which celebrates and showcases the songs of Stephen Sondheim, will be directed by Bronagh Lagan and runs from Wednesday 24 October to Saturday 24 November 2018. (more...)

Kate Baldwin, Sally Mayes and More to Star in Georgia Stitt, Bob Banghart and John Strand's SNOW CHILD in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Eowyn Ivey's debut novel The Snow Child is reborn as a magical new musical featuring a score that combines Alaskan string-band traditions and contemporary musical theater. On November 17t, SubCulture will present the show in a concert adaptation featuring KATE BALDWIN, MATT BOGART, FINA STRAZZA, GERARD CANONICO, SALLY MAYES and WILLIAM PARRY. (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford, Megan Hilty, and Cynthia Erivo to Feature in Return of STARS IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

This December, Live From Lincoln Center will welcome some of Broadway's brightest stars-Annaleigh Ashford, Megan Hilty, and Cynthia Erivo-for the second edition of the critically acclaimed Stars in Concert performance series. (more...)

WAITRESS Plays Majestic Theatre This January
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Broadway in San Antonio is thrilled to announce WAITRESS, playing the Majestic Theatre as part of the North Park Lexus Broadway in San Antonio 2018-2019 season, for eight performances, January 8-13, 2019.   Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, October 5. (more...)

Casting Confirmed For Sondheim's PUTTING IT TOGETHER at Hope Mill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Casting has been confirmed for the fifth in-house production of 2018 from Aria Entertainment and Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester: the musical revue Putting it Together. Putting it Together, which celebrates and showcases the songs of Stephen Sondheim, will be directed by Bronagh Lagan and runs from Wednesday 24 October to Saturday 24 November 2018. (more...)

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