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Bonnie Langford Joins 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2018

Full casting has been announced for 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL at the Savoy Theatre, London for a strictly limited season from 28 January - 31 August 2019. Bonnie Langford will play 'Roz Keith', joining the previously announced Louise Redknapp as 'Violet Newstead', Amber Davies as 'Judy Bernly', Natalie McQueen as 'Doralee Rhodes' and Brian Conley as 'Franklin Hart'. (more...)

JAG Productions Joins Full-Ship African-American Music Festival At Sea With LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2018

JAG Productions joins full-ship African-American music festival at sea with its production of the profound jazz musical, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill. (more...)

Chita Rivera Reschedules Dates at Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

Feinstein's at the Nikko has announced the rescheduled performance dates for the one-and-only Broadway legend CHITA RIVERA (more...)

Broadway In Austin To Present JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Producer Stephen Gabriel/Work Light Productions released today a music video in anticipation of the 50th Anniversary North American tour of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical Jesus Christ Superstar.  The Olivier Award-winning production first premiered in 2016 at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in London.  The North American tour launches in Austin, TX in the fall of 2019 and celebrates fifty epic years since the original rock opera concept album release that began this musical theatre phenomenon. (more...)

Arizona Broadway Theatre Presents AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

'S Wonderful! Love, dreams, and the joy of being alive! A musical adaptation of the Academy Award-winning film featuring some of George and Ira Gershwin's most beloved music including I Got Rhythm, The Man I Love, and They Can't Take That Away from Me, this is an enduring story of hope, romance, and love in a city rebuilding from the heartbreak of World War II. Choreographed by ABT's own Kurtis Overby, An American in Paris is sure to be Magnifique! (more...)

Winners Announced for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Italy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

We are pleased to announce the winners for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Italy Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and voted on by you - the local theatergoers! (more...)

Haven & About Face Theatre's THE TOTAL BENT Makes Midwest Premiere Beginning Feb 7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

Haven Theatre, in association with About Face Theatre, presents the Midwest premiere of THE TOTAL BENT, a dynamic new rock show about fathers, sons, social upheaval and the choice between salvation and selling out. (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces Limited Engagement of AN ILIAD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Trinity Rep will run a limited-engagement of An Iliad by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare, based on Homer's The Iliad and translated by Robert Fagles. (more...)

Royal Surrey Women's Choir Presents 2019 Winter Charity Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

For one-night-only, on SATURDAY 26TH January 2019 at 7pm, Emcee Jake Hellier and the Royal Surrey Choir return to the stage for their 2019 Winter Charity Concert 'Love Lifts Us Up' performing at the historic Holy Trinity Church (Guildford, GU1 3RR) to raise funds for The Fountain Centre, Surrey's leading charitable organisation providing advice, on-going support, community and complimentary therapies to the individuals and families of those whose lives have been affected by cancer. (more...)

MUSCOM Return To Grand Theatre With Mel Brooks Musical THE PRODUCERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Wolverhampton Musical Comedy Company (MUSCOM) return to Wolverhampton this year with Mel Brooks' hilarious musical THE PRODUCERS from Tuesday 5 - Saturday 9 March. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces The Cast And Industry Talkback Panel For MIRACOLO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces Miracolo by Jarlath Barsanti-Jacobs and Emilio Solla as part of the 2019 TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series on Monday evening January 14, 2019 at 7pm at the Actors Temple, 339 West 47th Street, New York, NY. The reading is produced by Harold Heno in association with R.K. Greene, and will be directed by Fred Mann III. It is free but reservations are required: please email name and number of tickets requested to TRUVoicesSeries@gmail.com, or use the bright red ticketing box at https://truonline.org/events/miracolo/. (more...)

Matt Doyle, Taylor Iman Jones & More Join BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG CITY 20th Anniversary Concert At 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present a one-night only 20th anniversary concert production of Paul Scott Goodman's influential 1999 rock musical  Bright Lights, Big City on February 4th, 2019, at 7:00 and 9:30pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With The HAPPY Cast Of (mostly)musicals SongsforaHAPPYnewyear 5!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2019

Keep the holiday spirit going into 2019 - celebrate the new year, and (mostly)musicals' 5th anniversary, with songsforaHAPPYnewyear on January 7th! (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Fra Fee, 54 Below Sings Lady Gaga & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2019

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include: Chita Rivera, Fra Fee, and a benefit concerts for A Thousand Oaks, California. (more...)

Chita Rivera Postpones Feinstein's/54 Below Engagement
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 4, 2019

Feinstein's/54 Below announced this evening that a series of performances from Broadway legend Chita Rivera have been postponed due to illness. (more...)

Fra Fee, John Lloyd Young, Chita Rivera, and More Next Week at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

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 (more...)

Complete Casting Announced For (mostly)musicals SongsforaHAPPYnewyear 5 At Vitello's
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

Get HAPPY with (mostly)musicals on our 5th anniversary! (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 1/23: Oscar Nominations, AMERICAN SON on Netflix, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 23, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today top stories include the Oscar nominations, a Broadway show being filmed for Netflix, and much more! (more...)

BWW Review: Don Grigware Picks His Best in LA Theatre for 2018
by Don Grigware - Jan 2, 2019

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Chita Rivera Returns to Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2019

Back by popular demand, the two-time-Tony Award winning Broadway legend, Chita Rivera, returns to Feinstein's/54 Below in her acclaimed solo concert for eight performances next week: January 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19 at 7PM. There is a $85 cover charge, and a $25 food and beverage minimum. Premium seating is available for $140-145. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kaisa Hammarlund and the Cast of VIOLET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

VIOLET, a multi award-winning musical with Music by Jeanine Tesori (Tony Award winner for Best Original Score with Lisa Kron for Fun Home, and Tony-nominated for Caroline, or Change and Shrek the Musical), and Book & Lyrics by Brian Crawley (The Little Princess), is to get its UK premiere in a 12-week season to Saturday 6 April in an international co-production that will see it transfer to Tokyo (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Elliot Harper Terrifying MATILDA as Miss Trunchbull
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

The Royal Shakespeare Company have released the first images of Elliot Harper as Miss Trunchbull in Matilda The Musical's UK and Ireland tour, check them out below! (more...)

Sutton Foster Returns To Cafe Carlyle in June
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

Two-time Tony-winning actress, singer and dancer Sutton Foster returns to Cafe Carlyle, June 11-22. At Cafe Carlyle, she'll perform Broadway favorites and original recordings, focusing on selections from her new album, Take Me to the World, and stories of how being a mother of a two-year-old has informed her work and changed her life. (more...)

Broadway Veteran Stephanie Pope Returns To Teach Fosse Master Class at Playhouse on Park
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Playhouse on Park's education department, Playhouse Theatre Academy, is thrilled to welcome back Stephanie Pope for another Fosse Adult Master Class on Monday, January 21 from 6-8pm at The 224 Ecospace! All performers (ages 16 and up!) who have a vested interest in the performing arts are encouraged to attend this amazing class. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Italy Awards 2018: Annunciati i Vincitori!
by Sara Altea Balestra - Jan 13, 2019

Abbiamo il piacere di annunciarvi i vincitori dei BroadwayWorld Italy Awards 2018, che premiano le produzioni che hanno aperto tra Ottobre 2017 e Settembre 2018. (more...)

Melbourne Theatre Company Presents THE LADY IN THE VAN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2018

Internationally acclaimed star of stage and screen Miriam Margolyes (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) returns to Melbourne Theatre Company as the cantankerous Miss Shepherd in Alan Bennett's extraordinary and mostly true story, The Lady in the Van, directed by Dean Bryant (An Ideal Husband). (more...)

Kaisa Hammarlund Will Lead the UK Premiere of VIOLET
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

Final casting is announced for VIOLET, a multi award-winning musical with Music by Jeanine Tesori (Tony Award winner for Best Original Score with Lisa Kron for Fun Home, and Tony-nominated for Caroline, or Change and Shrek the Musical), and Book & Lyrics by Brian Crawley (The Little Princess). (more...)

Casting Announced For Haven Theatre & About Face Theatre's THE TOTAL BENT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

Haven Theatre, in association with About Face Theatre, is pleased to announce casting for its Midwest premiere of THE TOTAL BENT, featuring text by Stew and music and lyrics by Stew and Heidi Rodewald (Passing Strange) and directed by Jeff Award-winning director Lili-Anne Brown. (more...)

Chita Rivera to Headline Garden Theatre's Annual Encore Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Legendary Broadway icon and Tony Award-winner Chita Rivera will headline the Garden Theatre's annual Encore celebration on March 9, 2019. Ms. Rivera will perform her signature songs and share behind-the-scenes stories from her illustrious career. Corporate sponsorship packages are available now for the Garden's benefit gala. Individual tickets ($125 - $325) will be available starting Thursday, December 6 at 12:00 pm. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 12/31: Ring in the New Year With Aaron Tveit, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Dec 31, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Ring in the New Year with Aaron Tveit at Feinstein's/54 Below, and more! (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BWW Italy Awards; Just Four Weeks Left!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Italy Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Have A Happy New Year With (mostly)musicals' 5th Anniversary Show At Vitello's
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2018

Don't let your holiday sparkle fade - celebrate the new year, and (mostly)musicals' 5th anniversary, with songsforaHAPPYnewyear! (more...)

Casting Announced For BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL in Brisbane Next Year
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2018

Adult casting has been announced for the 10th Anniversary Australian Tour of Billy Elliot the Musical which opens at Sydney Lyric Theatre in October 2019 followed by seasons in Melbourne at the Regent Theatre from February 2020, Crown Theatre Perth from June 2020, QPAC's Lyric Theatre in Brisbane from July 2020 and the Festival Theatre at Adelaide Festival Centre from September 2020. (more...)

Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Italy Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018

It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Italy Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Conejo Players Theatre Announces 2019 Season - SWEENEY TODD, PIPPIN, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2018

Conejo Players Theatre kicks off its 61st Season - featuring 11 sure-to-please productions; three more than ever before! To purchase tickets, or for more information, call the Box Office at 805-495-3715 or visit www.conejoplayers.org. (more...)

Cleveland Play House Engages The Imagination Through Storytelling In Epic Adventure AN ILIAD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018

Cleveland Play House (CPH) engages the audience's imagination as the epic adventure of An Iliad brings life to 54 characters through a single poet and her muse, a cellist. Performances take place in the Outcalt Theatre at Playhouse Square from January 12th through February 10th, 2019.  Featuring a heroic sound, with original composition by cellist Eva Rose Scholz-Carlson, actress Tarah Flanagan performs as The Poet in this adaptation of Homer's work, written by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare.  (more...)

Ben Vereen Joins the Cast of BET's TALES
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2018

Grace Byers, Debbi Morgan, Ben Vereen, Elisabeth Rohm, model Chasity Saunders and multi-platinum recording artist Rick Ross have been casted in "My Life" episode of Irv Gotti's TALES Season 2.  (more...)

Two-Time Tony Award Winner Sutton Foster Brings One-Woman Show To The Eccles Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018

Expanding on its traditional New Year's Eve Celebration, the Park City Institute announced a full evening of festivities, open to residents and visitors all. The evening begins at 8:00 P.M., with a performance from two-time Tony Award-winning actress and recording artist, Sutton Foster, in her critically-acclaimed one-woman show. Following the performance, the celebration continues at Tupelo, 508 Main Street, featuring festive cocktails, an elegant supper menu from James Beard-featured chef, Matt Harris, and dancing past midnight. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces The Winners Of The 2019 TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announced the winners of the 2019 TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series: Miracolo by Jarlath Barsanti-Jacobs and Emilio Solla; and Seeing Red by Joey Mazzarino and Aron Accurso.The two musicals will be performed on Monday evening January 14th and Monday evening February 4th respectively. Both performances will be at 7pm at the Actors Temple, 339 West 47th Street, New York, NY. Readings are free but reservations are required - please email name and number of tickets requested to TRUVoicesSeries@gmail.com, or use the bright red ticketing box at the show websites below. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL Returns to Australia in 2019
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018

Adult casting has been announced for the 10th Anniversary Australian Tour of Billy Elliot the Musical which opens at Sydney Lyric Theatre in October 2019 followed by seasons in Melbourne at the Regent Theatre from February 2020, Crown Theatre Perth from June 2020, QPAC's Lyric Theatre in Brisbane from July 2020 and the Festival Theatre at Adelaide Festival Centre from September 2020. (more...)

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Italy Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Italy Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Stephen Daldry Directs Modern Reimagining of AN INSPECTOR CALLS At The Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018

Stephen Daldry ('The Crown,' Billy Elliot, The Inheritance) directs his National Theatre of Great Britain's landmark production of J.B. Priestley's classic thriller An Inspector Calls, hailed as the theatrical event of its generation and winner of an unprecedented number of awards, including three Olivier's, four Tony's and seven Drama Desk Awards, with an exclusive West Coast engagement at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts from Tuesday, January 22 to Sunday, February 10, 2019. (more...)

More Classic Broadway Comes to LA's Rockwell This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

By popular demand, Fraser Entertainment Group's ongoing concert series An Evening of Classic Broadway will have a second performance this month at Los Angeles nightclub Rockwell Table and Stage. Jennifer Leigh Warren joins the line-up and Cabaret icon Andrea Marcovicci returns with other recent cast members. An Evening of Classic Broadway is nominated for BWW.com's Los Angeles Regional Award for Best Special Theatre Event. The show tune songfest will take place on Wednesday, December 19th at 8PM. (more...)

Trans Voices Cabaret Returns to The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

New York City's premier TGNC cabaret returns to The Duplex with their final show of 2018 on Saturday, December 29th at 9:30pm. The show is directed by Donnie Cianciotto, with Musical Direction by Anessa Marie. (more...)

Win 2 Tickets to THE CHER SHOW Plus a Backstage Tour in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

Superstars come and go. Cher is forever! Now's your chance to see the hotly-anticipated show on Broadway: The Cher Show in New York City! (more...)

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Italy Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Italy Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Andrea McArdle And Donna McKechnie Celebrate Sondheim And Hamlisch At Feinstein's At The Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

Two of Broadway's most endearing leading ladies-Andrea McArdle and Donna McKechnie-celebrate two of America's most beloved musical theatre composers-Stephen Sondheim and Marvin Hamlisch-at Feinstein's at the Nikko on Friday, January 18 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, January 19 (8 p.m.). (more...)

A LITTLE NEW MUSIC Returns to the Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

After a sold-out Wallis debut in July, A Little New Music will spotlight another lineup of emerging musical theatre talents for The Sorting Room's 2018 Winter Session at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, December 20 at 7:00 p.m. A Little New Music's audiences will enjoy original musical theatre songs firsthand before they hit Broadway or the regional circuit. (more...)

Suzie Mathers Returns To Australia To Star In BARNUM The Circus Musical
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

BARNUM, one of Broadway's most treasured musicals, returns to Australia in an all-new spectacular production. From visionary director Tyran Parke, this new production will play an exclusive engagement at Melbourne's most intimate professional musical theatre venue, the Comedy Theatre for a strictly limited time from April 27 2019. (more...)

Mother And Daughter Broadway Divas Ilene Graff And Nikka Graff Lanzarone Are Together Again For The First Time
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2018

VITELLO'S SUPPER CLUB presents ILENE GRAFF and NIKKA GRAFF LANZARONE in "Together Again for the First Time" on Friday, January 11, 2019 and Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 7:30 P.M. Grammy-nominated TV mom ("Mr. Belvedere") and Broadway vet, ILENE GRAFF (Grease, I Love My Wife) and her daughter, Broadway and off-Broadway performer NIKKA GRAFF LANZARONE (Women on the Verge, Chicago, Sweet Charity), are getting together for their first full-length concert at Vitello's Supper Club. From L.A. to New York, from baby ballet to Broadway premieres, this family will highlight songs and stories that show how those experiences have made their relationship stronger, more fun, more interesting, and generationally challenging. (more...)

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