Theatre Information

Minskoff Theatre (New York, NY)
200 W. 45th St.
Based on the film by Billy Wilder


Fabulous Fox Theatre Announces 2019-2020 U.S. Bank Broadway Series - HAMILTON, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2019

The Fabulous Fox Theatre brings the Best of Broadway to St. Louis with the announcement of the 2019-2020 U.S. Bank Broadway Series, including four new musicals that will make their St. Louis debuts. The seven-show season ticket package is headlined by pop culture phenomenon DEAR EVAN HANSEN. The season opens with the winner of four Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical, HELLO, DOLLY!. Get ready to dance into 2020 with SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL, followed by the 2018 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical, THE BAND'S VISIT. Embark on a mesmerizing joyride through a world of pure imagination with Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. The memory lives again when CATS, the record-breaking musical spectacular, comes to St. Louis in April and HAMILTON returns to close out the season for a limited five-week engagement! The season also features seven series specials that will include St. Louis' most "popular" musical WICKED. (more...)

Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp Return To Catalina Bar & Grill
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Chris Isaacson Presents has announced the return of Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp: Acoustically Speaking for two shows only on Monday, April 15, and Tuesday, April 16, at 8:30pm at Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood. Acoustically Speaking features two Broadway favorites and original stars of Rent coming together to celebrate music, memories, and their 20-year friendship. (more...)

BWW Review: CHRISTINA BIANCO: WOMAN OF A THOUSAND VOICES at Baltimore Symphony SuperPops - What a Delight!
by Charles Shubow - Mar 7, 2019

When I saw the Baltimore Symphony SuperPops would be featuring vocalist Christina Bianco I had no idea what she would be like. Then I started to hear from people who actually have seen her in concert and raved about her. It became quite clear it would be necessary for me to see this musician for myself. (more...)

Samuel French Theatre & Film Bookshop Vandalized Ahead of Closing; Will Not Reopen
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 6, 2019

Following the announcement that Samuel French will close its bookstore on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, CA, it has been reported that the location has been the target of a serious act of vandalization and will not reopen its doors. (more...)

NMSU Theatre Arts Aims For Broadway With New Revue
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

The NMSU Theatre Arts Department and the nonprofit American Southwest Theatre Company presents Broadway Onstage, a musical revue highlighting shows currently running on Broadway along with traditional Broadway favorites performed by NMSU students and faculty and community members. (more...)

A JEWISH JOKE Begins Performances Tomorrow Night At Theatre Row!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

The Roustabouts Theatre Co. (San Diego, CA) present the Off-Broadway premiere of A Jewish Joke, a drama about comedy, co-written by Marni Freedman and Phil Johnson, performed by Mr. Johnson and directed by David Ellenstein. Named "Best Drama" (2016 United Solo Festival, NYC), performances of A Jewish Joke begin tomorrow Thursday, March 7 at 8pm (for a limited engagement through March 31, 2019) at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues). Opening Night is set for Wednesday, March 13 at 8pm. (more...)

Brian Justin Crum Adds Special Guest Effie Passero to Lineup for Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

American Idol favorite Effie Passero has been set to appear as a special guest with America's Got Talent star Brian Justin Crum when he makes his Los Angeles concert debut at Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood on Thursday, March 7, at 8:30pm, it was announced today by Chris Isaacson Presents. (more...)

A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 Comes to The Public Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

Universally acclaimed as the Best Play of the 2017 Broadway season, A Doll's House, Part 2, is a contemporary sort-of-sequel to Ibsen's A Doll's House, crackling with razor-sharp humor and intelligence relevant to today's audience. (more...)

Branden & James Announced At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents BRANDEN & JAMES in "The Broadway Covers Project" on March 15th, 2019. (more...)

The Crazy Coqs Presents: Rodgers & Hammerstein - A Musical Celebration For Mother's Day
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

The Crazy Coqs Presents: Rodgers & Hammerstein - A Musical Celebration for Mother's Day - Sunday 31st March at 7pm. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Actor, Director Lonny Price
by Behind the Curtain - Mar 4, 2019

Lonny Price is one of the industry's most respected directors of both stage and screen. As an actor, he appeared in such shows as Merrily We Roll Along, The Muppets Take Manhattan, Dirty Dancing, Burn This, and so many more. (more...)

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, SUNSET BOULEVARD, and More are Coming to a Screen Near You in BWW's March Stage-to-Screen Report
by TV News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

February was full of stage to screen news and we're here to catch you up on all of it! In the biggest news of the month, it has just been confirmed that Glenn Close will star in a Rob Ashford-directed film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard, which is set to begin shooting this October! It was also announced that a film adaptation of One Man, Two Guvnors is on the way. Both Lion King and Aladdin released new TV spots and Idris Elba talked about the upcoming Cats film! (more...)

Peter Polycarpou Joins Cast Of MAN OF LA MANCHA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

It was announced today (Friday 15 March 2019) that renowned stage, film and TV performer Peter Polycarpou will play Don Quixote's squire, Sancho Panza in Man of the Mancha at the London Coliseum; the first West End production of this multi-Tony award-winning Broadway musical for 50 years. (more...)

Danny Mac Joins Cast of the UK Tour of AMELIE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

West End performer, Strictly Come Dancing favourite and television actor Danny Mac has been confirmed to join the UK tour of Amelie The Musical, based on the much-loved, five-time Oscar-nominated film. Joining previously announced French-Canadian stage and screen star Audrey Brisson as Amelie Poulain, Danny Mac will play the sweet daydreamer Nino Quincampoix from 22 May. The role of Nino will be played by Chris Jared during performances at The Watermill Theatre. (more...)

Lonny Price Will Direct Canadian Prom Musical THE LOUDER WE GET at Theatre Calgary
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

BroadwayWorld has learned that Lonny Price will direct a production of the musical THE LOUDER WE GET at Theatre Calgary as part of their 2019/2020 season. The musical features a book by Kent Staines, Lyrics by Akiva Romer-Segal and music by Colleen Dauncey. (more...)

Miller Auditorium Announces The Zhang Financial Broadway In West Michigan Series 2019/20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Miller Auditorium is pleased to announce its 2019-20 Zhang Financial Broadway in West Michigan Series.  Kicking off the series is Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical from Nov. 15-17, 2019. Miller will also host Les Miserables, WAITRESS, Blue Man Group and CATS during the 2019-20 season.  (more...)

Theatre Calgary's Stafford Arima Announces 2019-20 Season of Compelling Stories Highlighting Calgary Artists
by Vicki Trask - Mar 13, 2019

Continuing our commitment to utilizing Calgary's rich acting and creative talent, this season will see us go on a journey from farce to greed, from a 'humbug' to  a prom, and from a prep-school to a meeting of legends. Our stage will be filled with shows that both resonate and delight, and will include a significant number of Calgary actors, designers, and play-wrights. (more...)

TADA Announces THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

The award-winning TADA Theatre announces an array of entertaining productions including The Rocky Horror Show and an exclusive production with permission from the theatrical company representing Andrew Lloyd Webber that will feature music from Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Phantom of The Opera, Evita and more!  (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce its 25th Anniversary season that includes the 2019 - 2020 Mainstage, Porchlight Revisits and New Faces Sing Broadway productions.. Porchlight's Mainstage and Porchlight Revisits return to the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street.   (more...)

Kelsey Theatre Presents SUNSET BOULEVARD April 5 To 14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Change has not come easily for silent film star Norma Desmond. In a mesmerizing homage to early Hollywood and the era of silent films, Playful Theatre Productions presents the Tony Award-winning "Sunset Boulevard" at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre. This blockbuster musical will be performed Fridays, April 5 and 12 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, April 6 and 13 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, April 7 and 14 at 2 p.m. (more...)

Update: Dates and Creative Team Announced For Hugh Jackman-Led THE MUSIC MAN Broadway Revival
by Alan Henry - Mar 12, 2019

Yesterday, BroadwayWorld exclusively broke the news that the two-time Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Emmy Award-winning star Hugh Jackman will make his highly anticipated return to Broadway in one of the most iconic roles in the musical theater canon, Professor Harold Hill, in Meredith Willson's beloved classic, THE MUSIC MAN. (more...)

Musical Theatre West Presents Marc Shaiman And Scott Wittman's CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Musical Theater West (MTW) brings the incredible true story, turned hit film, turned Broadway Tony Award-winning musical Catch Me If You Can to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center March 29 through April 14. Created by the dream team of song writers Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Hairspray, Smash, Mary Poppins Returns) and librettist Terrence McNally (The Full Monty, Ragtime), Catch Me If You Can delivers a the high-flying musical comedy about chasing your dreams and not getting caught. (more...)

5th Avenue Theatre Announces 2019/2020 Season; SISTER ACT, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, EVITA and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

 The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced an incredible six-show lineup for its 201920 season. First, The 5th will stage a lavish production of Austen's Pride, A New Musical of Pride and Prejudice. For the holidays, The 5th will create a brand new staging of Shrek The Musical, which premiered at The 5th in 2008. The New Year kicks off with Stu for Silverton, which continues its developmental journey as a part of The 5th's New Musical Development Program. Next comes a joyful 5th Avenue Theatre original production of Sister Act, followed by an exclusive, limited two-week engagement of Once On This Island. The season will close with an original staging of the epic masterpiece, Evita. Additionally, The 5th will host a one-week run of the national tour of Jersey Boys. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Nicholas Rodriguez
by Elliot Lanes - Mar 11, 2019

You most likely know today's subject Nicholas Rodriguez from his many area appearances at Arena Stage. Who could forget his Billy Bigelow in Carousel or his Freddy Eynsford-Hill in My Fair Lady or Curly in Oklahoma!? The latter garnered Nicholas a Helen Hayes Award for Best Actor in a Musical. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest Daryl Roth
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Mar 11, 2019

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

Broadway In Detroit Announces 2019-20 Subscription Season - DEAR EVAN HANSEN, COME FROM AWAY, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Broadway In Detroit today announced the seven remarkable Broadway productions that will share the spotlight in Broadway In Detroit's 2019-20 Subscription Season headlined by pop culture phenomenon Dear Evan Hansen, winner of six 2017 Tony Awards including Best Musical and the 2018 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album! (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 3/1: KING LEAR Casting, RENT on FOX Cast Recording, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 1, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Happy Friday! Finish off your week by catching up on the latest Broadway news! (more...)

Schimmel Center At Pace University Presents BABY, DREAM YOUR DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Schimmel Center at Pace University concludes its 2018-19 Cabaret Series with an evening of standards and musical theater selections composed by women titled Baby, Dream Your Dream: The Great Women Songwriters on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets start at $29 and can be purchased at SchimmelCenter.org, by phone at 212-346-1715, or by visiting the Schimmel Center Box Office at 3 Spruce Street, Manhattan. Box office hours are Tuesday-Saturday, Noon-5pm, and then beginning three hours prior to each performance, through intermission. (more...)

Virginia Repertory Theatre Presents ATLANTIS: A NEW MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of Atlantis: A New Musical on Friday, April 12, 2019 at the November Theatre/Arenstein Stage, 114 West Broad Street. The show will run through Sunday, May 5, 2019.  Previews will be on Wednesday, April 10 and Thursday, April 11, 2019. (more...)

Confirmed! Glenn Close To Star In Rob Ashford-Directed SUNSET BOULEVARD Musical Film!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 28, 2019

She's ready for her close up! It has just been confirmed that Glenn Close will star in a film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard, which is set to begin shooting this October.  (more...)

Jenn Gambatese, Margo Seibert, and More Feature in BABY DREAM YOUR DREAM Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Schimmel Center at Pace University concludes its 2018-19 Cabaret Series with an evening of standards and musical theater selections composed by women titled Baby, Dream Your Dream: The Great Women Songwriters on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 7:30pm. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL Premieres In Sydney October 10 - Tickets On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Universal Theatrical Group, Working Title Films, Greene Light Stage, Michael Coppel and Louise Withers Presents are delighted to announce that tickets for the Sydney season of Billy Elliot the Musical are now on sale at billyelliotthemusical.com.au (more...)

BWW Review: REGIONAL AWARDS & ARGENTINIAN STAGES in Argentina
by Felicitas de la Fare - Feb 28, 2019

At the end of last year, BroadwayWorld.com announced the winners for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Argentina Awards. Regional productions, touring shows, and more were all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1st, 2017 through September 30th, 2018. In 2018 the BroadwayWorld Regional Awards were bigger and better than ever, including over 100 cities across America, Canada, Central and South America, Europe, and Asia! (more...)

Robert Longbottom to Direct the Hollywood Bowl's INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

Director/Chorographer Robert Longbottom and Musical Director/Conductor Kevin Stites have been announced for the Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of Into the Woods (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 2/26: ALICE BY HEART Opens, Kids Night on Broadway, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 26, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Get a start to your Tuesday morning by reading the latest from around the Broadway World! (more...)

BWW Feature: SILENT at Solas Nua
by Sarah Murphy - Feb 26, 2019

Tino, short for Valentino (as in Rudolph), 'once had splendid things', but has lost it all and is now living on the streets of Dublin. Taking inspiration from the historical Valentino, Kinevane brings us into an intimate world of love and loss, of regret and of hope. (more...)

Don Stephenson to Direct Asolo Rep's NOISES OFF
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019

Asolo Rep continues its celebration of 60 years on stage with Tony Award-winner Michael Frayn's rip-roaringly hilarious play NOISES OFF, one of the most celebrated farces of all time. Directed by comedic Broadway veteran Don Stephenson, NOISES OFF previews March 20 and 21, opens March 22 and runs through April 20 in rotating repertory in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

BREAKING NEWS: Gerónimo Rauch será el nuevo Rob en EL MEDICO
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Feb 25, 2019

El actor argentino interpretara el papel protagonista en el musical junto a Sofia Escobar a partir del 13 de marzo. (more...)

Samuel French Theatre & Film Bookshop To Close Its Doors At The End Of March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019

Samuel French has announced the upcoming closure of its bookstore on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, CA for March 31, 2019. Its extensive collection of iconic acting edition play scripts and musical libretti will continue to be available online through the Samuel French website. Samuel French's bookshop in London's Royal Court Theatre will remain open and celebrates its first anniversary in March. (more...)

A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 Announced At The Public Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019

Smart, suspenseful, moving, and funny, A Doll's House, PART 2 begins with a knock on the front door.  Fifteen years earlier, unhappy with her husband's failure to regard her as a complex person, Nora famously slammed this door behind her, leaving her family to pursue her own happiness.  Now, she returns for reasons unknown.  But is everyone happy to see her? (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Gerónimo Rauch interpreta 'Yo Soy Aquel' en LA MEJOR CANCION JAMAS CANTADA
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Feb 23, 2019

El actor y cantante participo anoche en el programa de TVE defendiendo el tema de Raphael que ha resultado vencedor en el programa como la cancion mas votada de los años 60. (more...)

Cast Announced for UK and US Tour of THE BARRICADE BOYS LIVE IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

Direct from London's West End and Broadway, The Barricade Boys are back on the road with their sensational and critically acclaimed national tour! Featuring fabulous harmonies, incredible vocals, dashing good looks and stacks of charm, The Barricade Boys showcase the UK's finest male voices from the world's longest running musical Les Miserables. (more...)

BWW Interview: Federico Bellone, director de GHOST, EL MUSICAL
by Juan Carlos Verdu Garcia - Feb 20, 2019

Hablamos con el responsable de la nueva produccion de LETSGO que llegara a la Gran Via en octubre de este año. (more...)

Erich Bergen Announces LA Concert Dates
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Returning to the concert stage in Los Angeles for the first time in over three years, critically acclaimed actor and singer Erich Bergen will be performing at Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood for two shows only on Wednesday, April 24 and Thursday, April 25, at 8:30pm, it was announced today by Chris Isaacson Presents. Michael Orland (American Idol) is musical director. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stars Sing for World Peace at the Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Artists for World Peace, a nonprofit organization, recently hosted its 8th annual Broadway event on Sunday, February 17th, at The Green Room 42. Check out photos from the evening below! (more...)

Alice Ripley Will Play The Witch in a Concert Production of INTO THE WOODS At Patchogue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Tony Award-winning Broadway star Alice Ripley has joined the cast of Into The Woods: In Concert at Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts. Ripley will play the role of The Witch. (more...)

William Michals Joins Cast Of Winter Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

NiCori Studios & Productions is proud to announce the Third Annual Winter Gala on Friday, February 15 at 7pm at the The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair. Performers include Karen Mason (Broadway's WONDERLAND, MAMMA MIA!, Sunset Boulevard, HAIRSPRAY, JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY, CARNIVAL, TORCH SONG TRILOGY and PLAY ME A COUNTRY SONG), Lisa Viggiano (BroadwayWorld Award Winning Singer), Karen Callaway Williams (Broadway's RIVERDANCE and PLAY ON), Meg Flather (Bistro & MAC Award Winning Singer/Songwriter), David Sabella (Broadway's CHICAGO). Just added to the lineup is "America's Baritone", William Michals. Michals starred at Lincoln Center as Emile De Becque in the landmark revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC. (more...)

Richard Jay-Alexander Turns His Eye Onto Burlesque & Honey Beavers
by BWW Features - Feb 14, 2019

On Monday, February 18th (Presidents' Day) you'll find Richard Jay-Alexander at Midtown's Urban Entertainment Hall, The Greenroom 42, as Co-Producer and Director of HONEY BEAVERS: IT'S 9:30 PM. DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR CHILDREN ARE? It's a headlining debut for the downtown artist, but what many of you don't know is that the same girl, by day, is Jay-Alexander's Assistant, Nellie Beavers. (more...)

EVANGELINE Starring Chilina Kennedy Receives New York Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

Toronto's Coal Mine Theatre, in association with Eclipse Theatre Company and Kliffer Entertainment, have convened an all-star cast led by Chilina Kennedy for a four-day reading and invitation-only showcase for potential producers and presenters of Ted Dykstra's epic musical EVANGELINE, February 28 at The Actors Temple in New York City. (more...)

They're So in Love! Meet the Cast of KISS ME, KATE- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Feb 14, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara, begins preview performances today. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

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