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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.



John Pizzarelli And Jessica Molaskey Return To Café Carlyle in November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Husband-and-wife duo John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey make their annual fall pilgrimage to Cafe Carlyle with an all-new show, American Stories, November 6-17. The New York Times recently described John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey as "the supreme nightclub act of our time." A world-renowned guitarist and singer, John Pizzarelli has been entertaining audiences for over 20 years and has established himself as one of the prime contemporary interpreters of the Great American Songbook. Jessica Molaskey is a veteran of a dozen Broadway shows including the revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Sunday in the Park with George, which was nominated for nine Tony Awards. TIME has raved, "Sophisticated, jazzy and engaging, the Astaire-Rodgers of the cabaret world are at the top of their game." (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 3, 2018
by - Sep 3, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

New Line Theatre Artistic Director Scott Miller Publishes Fifth Collection Of Musical Theatre Exploration, 'Literally Anything Goes'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2018

New Line Theatre's artistic director Scott Miller has published another collection of essays, LITERALLY ANYTHING GOES: 14 ODDBALL MUSICALS AND WHAT MAKES THEM TICK. Miller's fifth book of deep-dive musical theatre exploration is a surprising and entertaining journey into more than a dozen quirky but fascinating musicals, some famous, some less so. (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...)

Christina DeCicco, Samantha Massell, and More Will Lead Industry Reading of DIVIDED
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2018

An industry reading of the new musical DIVIDED will feature Christina DeCicco (Evita, Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark, Sister Act); Samantha Massell (Fiddler on the Roof, La Boheme); Liz McCartney (My Fair Lady, Sunday in the Park with George, Annie, South Pacific); Jamison Scott (Memphis, Grease, Spiderman, Motown); L. Steven Taylor (Lion King); Patrick Boll (Old Times, Mamma Mia, Faith Healer, Twentieth Century); Barbara McCulloh (Tom Jones, Peter Pan, The King and I); LaDonna Burns; Michael Hunsaker; Dustin Sullivan; Deborah Tranelli; Cedric Cannon; Cynthia Nesbit; and Paul Page. (more...)

Mad Cow Announces The Cast and Creatives of THE ROYAL FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Mad Cow Theatre is thrilled to announce the cast and creative team of George S. Kaufman & Edna Ferber's classic comedy, The Royal Family which will take the Harriett stage Sept. 21- Oct. 14, 2018 as the first production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 22. (more...)

BWW Review: Well-performed, But Uninspired A LITTLE NIGHT Music At Lakeland Civic Theatre
by Roy Berko - Sep 12, 2018

Like much of the works of Stephen Sondheim, from the start, 'Little Night Music' proves to be a different type of musical. Rather than a traditional overture, one-by-one, a quintet of singers, who will act like a Greek chorus throughout the production commenting on varying situations, introducing the audience to characters and clarify the plot's goings on, enter, tuning up their voices. Eventually, they blend into an overture composed of different songs from the score. (more...)

Revival Theatre Company Announces Casting for SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Revival Theatre Company announces its cast for Sunday in the Park with George by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. (more...)

The Arvada Center Opens EDUCATING RITA, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities will open the 2018 - 2019 Black Box season with Educating Rita, directed by Lynne Collins, on Friday, October 5, 2018. Performances are Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., with matinees on Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m., through November 11. Preview performances are October 3 and 4 at 7:30 p.m. Pre-show chats and audience talkbacks are held throughout the run of the production. To purchase tickets call 720-898-7200 or go online   (more...)

Rebecca Luker and Danny Burstein To Be Honored At 2018 Primary Stages Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Primary Stages announced today that its¬†2018 Gala will take place on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 6:30 pm. The event, which will be held at Tribeca 360¬ļ (10 Desbrosses Street), will honor Tony nominees Rebecca Luker (Mary Poppins, The Music Man) and Danny Burstein (Fiddler on the Roof, South Pacific); Eleanor Holtzman, trailblazing marketing executive and Primary Stages Board Member; and Jose M. Toro, Senior Director, Commercial Management, LeFrak Property Management. ¬† (more...)

Chicago Theatres Announce FRANKENSTEIN: Unearthed
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Lookingglass Theatre Company, Court Theatre and Manual Cinema, Lifeline Theatre, and Remy Bumppo Theatre Company announce FRANKENSTEIN: Unearthed, a one-time-only event exploring the four productions of this classic tale coming to Chicago stages during the 2018-2019 season. FRANKENSTEIN: Unearthed takes place September 30, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Lookingglass Theatre Company. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=85009b. Lookingglass is located at 821 N Michigan Avenue at Pearson. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Announces Full September Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

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National Theatre Live Premieres at the WYO for the 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The WYO proudly presents National Theatre Live (NTL) for its inaugural WYO season.  NTL is the National Theatre's groundbreaking project to broadcast world-class theatre to cinemas in the UK and internationally.  National Theatre Live launched in June 2009 and has now been experienced by over 5.5 million people in over 2,000 venues around the world - now including the WYO Theater!  Six spectacular performances broadcast from London Theatres to the WYO Stage. (more...)

Brief 8/28: MEAN GIRLS Celebrates Vinyl With Signing, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Aug 28, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Mean Girls cast and creatives will celebrate the release of their cast album on vinyl with a signing today and Urban Outfitters, and more! (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of PASSION at Signature Theatre?
by Review Roundups - Aug 27, 2018

Natascia Diaz, Claybourne Elder, and Steffanie Leigh are starring in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical Passion at Signature Theatre. This new production is directed by Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, West Side Story). Passion runs through September 23, 2018 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: MAME to Open Musical Theatre Guild's 23rd Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, will open their 23nd Anniversary season with Jerry Herman's classic musical MAME. The one-night-only concert will take place at Glendale's historic Alex Theatre on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

New York Theatre Workshop Hosts Mandy Patinkin in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) will present Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Diaries 2018. The concerts will take place at the Connelly Theater (220 East 4th Street) Wednesday, October 10 through Sunday, October 28, 2018. Tickets will be available to NYTW members and donors beginning at Noon EST on Wednesday, September 5 at NYTW.org. Limited tickets will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, September 20. (more...)

BWW Review: Signature's Complex and Layered PASSION
by Benjamin Tomchik - Aug 25, 2018

Signature's production celebrates the complexities of love with a production filled with a career-defining performance by leading lady Natascia Diaz and the type of mature, sleek, and sexy direction rarely seen in Washington. (more...)

Zach Adkins, Samantha Massell And More Come to Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Brief 8/23: In The Recording Studio With GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Aug 23, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: go inside the recording studio with the cast of Gettin' The Band Back Together, and more! (more...)

Adrianna Hicks to Be Too Beautiful for Words Leading Paper Mill's THE COLOR PURPLE; Full Cast and Creative
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for The Color Purple, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle. 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...)

Little Triangle to Present 'A Little Cabaret'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

After presenting critically acclaimed sell-out productions of Sunday in the Park with George & Merrily We Roll Along, and prior to their November production of Michael John LaChiusa & George C. Wolfe's The Wild Party, Little Triangle will present A Little Cabaret with 7 emerging Australian performers this September for 3 nights only as part of the 2018 Sydney Fringe. (more...)

Photo Flash: Claybourne Elder, Natascia Diaz and Steffanie Leigh in PASSION at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Natascia Diaz, Claybourne Elder, and Steffanie Leigh are starring in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical Passion at Signature Theatre. This new production is directed by Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner(Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, West Side Story). Passion runs through September 23, 2018 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. Get an exclusive first look at the company in action in the photos below! (more...)

Exclusive Video: First Look At PASSION at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

Natascia Diaz, Claybourne Elder, and Steffanie Leigh are starring in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical Passion at Signature Theatre. This new production is directed by Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner(Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, West Side Story). Passion runs through September 23, 2018 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. (more...)

TNC Presents The MARQUIS DU CHATELET & LAWS OF ATTRACTION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival 2018 presents the World Premiere of 'MOVING  BODIES' (more...)

Danyelle Bossardet And Michael Sobie Take the Stage At Rockwell
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

Broadway Actress Danyelle Bossardet (Beauty and the Beast) and pianist / assistant conductor for Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience Michael Sobie will be debuting their show "Danyelle and Michael Sing Menken and More" on Tuesday, August 28th at famed Los Angeles venue Rockwell Table and Stage. (more...)

MTC Will Honor Bernadette Peters at 2018 Fall Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Manhattan Theatre Club will present its 2018 Fall Benefit, honoring legendary three-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters, on Monday evening, November 19 at 583 Park Avenue. (more...)

Lee Roy Reams & More Join BALLROOM At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Lee Roy Reams (Tony nominee for 42nd Street), Jane Summerhays (Tony nominee for Me and My Girl), Diane J. Findlay (Fish in the Dark), Neva Small (Fiddler on the Roof), and Don Johanson (Jelly's Last Jam) have joined the 40th Anniversary concert of BALLROOM, the 1978 Tony nominated musical, at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, September 4th at 7:00pm. (more...)

Mile Square Theatre Presents VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County's leading professional theatre, continues its 2018 season with Christopher Durang's hilarious comedy about love, life and family, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Durang drops a mixed bag of Chekhovian characters in contemporary Bucks County in this comic tour-de-force. Relentlessly silly and smart, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike deservedly won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play. (more...)

BWW First Person: What's It Like Waiting in Line for Shakespeare in the Park Tickets?
by Sarah White - Aug 20, 2018

Waiting for free tickets for The Public Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park productions is a time-honored tradition for many theatre lovers. So what's it like, waiting in line for hours outside in Central Park? Having never done the line myself yet, I decided to find out. (more...)

Jasper Britton, Sia Dauda, and More Will Lead The Menier Chocolate Factory's Revival Of PACK OF LIES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

With Spamilton: An American Parody currently running at the theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces full casting for their major revival of Hugh Whitemore's Pack of Lies. Hannah Chissick directs Jasper Britton as (Stewart), Sia Dauda (Sally), Alasdair Harvey (Peter Kroger), Chris Larkin (Bob Jackson), Macy Nyman (Julie Jackson), Tracy-Ann Oberman (Helen Kroger), Natalie Walter (Thelma) and Finty Williams (Barbara Jackson). The production opens on 1 October, with previews from 20 September, and runs until 17 November. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes Of Signature Theatre's PASSION On BWW's Instagram!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Natascia Diaz, Claybourne Elder, and Steffanie Leigh star in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical Passion. This new production is directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, West Side Story). Passion runs through September 23, 2018 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. BroadwayWorld is taking you behind the scenes of the production today on our Instagram! Tune in as Claybourne Elder takes us behind the scenes at Signature Theatre on this two show day! (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Fabulist Theatre's OUR TIME: AN EMPOWERMENT CABARET Shines Bright
by Alyson Eng - Aug 19, 2018

What do you get when you combine many talented women with phenomenal voices with inspiring stories and songs from many beloved Broadway musicals? You get a truly amazing show, which is exactly what Fabulist Theatre presented with OUR TIME: AN EMPOWERMENT CABARET. Performed at the Kitsilano Neighbourhood House in Vancouver, I did not know what to expect from this show as it was unlike anything I have attended in the past. Overall, I was pleasantly surprised with the show and enjoyed every single minute of it. With a very minimalist stage setup in the venue paired with a changing coloured lighting display, the voices and stories of the performers were able to stand out in this compelling production. (more...)

Social: Go Behind The Scenes Of Signature Theatre's PASSION On BWW's Instagram Today!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2018

Natascia Diaz, Claybourne Elder, and Steffanie Leigh star in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical Passion. This new production is directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, West Side Story). Passion runs through September 23, 2018 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. BroadwayWorld is taking you behind the scenes of the production today on our Instagram! Tune in as Claybourne Elder takes us behind the scenes at Signature Theatre on this two show day! (more...)

Ben Fankhauser, Christiani Pitts, Allie Trimm & More Set For Melissa Modifer's Album Release Concert At Rockwood
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

New York City singer-songwriter, Melissa Modifer, is back at Rockwood Music Hall (Stage 2) to release her live album with some of New York City's finest storytellers singing her music! Melissa's music has a soulful, pop sound with beautiful lyricism that will pull on the heart strings. Watch this music come to life on Sunday, September 2 at 8pm. (more...)

Celebration Extends CABARET for Third and Final Time
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Celebration Theatre announces that the third and final show in its 2017-2018 season, the smash-hit, critically acclaimed production of CABARET (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at THE BLACK CLOWN In Rehearsal at A.R.T.
by Stage Tube - Aug 15, 2018

American Repertory Theater at Harvard University (A.R.T.), under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, announces complete casting and creative team for The Black Clown. The production begins previews Friday, August 31; opens Wednesday, September 5; and closes Sunday, September 23, 2018 at the Loeb Drama Center in Cambridge, MA. (more...)

Broadway Star and Emmy Winner Mandy Patinkin Comes to The Oshman Family JCC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

The Oshman Family JCC presents Broadway legend and Emmy Award-winning actor/singer Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Diaries 2018. (more...)

BWW Social: Watch Highlights Of Broadway in Chicago Summer Concert Hosted By Santino Fontana!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

Today BroadwayWorld is taking you inside Broadway in Chicago's annual Free Summer Concert at the Millennium Park on our Instagram! (more...)

Now And Then: Current and Former Broadway Kids Take The Stage at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Current and Former Broadway Kids in Now and Then: Current AND Former Broadway Kids Take the Stage! on Sunday, September 2nd at 9:30 PM. Broadway kids of the past and present join forces for this special one-night event! (more...)

Alison Arngrim and Carter Calvert to Lead Sharon Playhouse's ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

Ted Swindley's hit musical Always...Patsy Cline closes out the 2018 mainstage season at the Sharon Playhouse in Sharon, CT. (more...)

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