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BWW Review: THE FOREIGNER is Full of Laughs and Surprises at Covered Bridge Players
by David Edward Perry - May 9, 2018

'The Foreigner' is hilarious comedy set in a fishing lodge that is 'way back' deep in them Georgia woods. If you're not familiar with southern terminology, 'way back' is a further distance than 'there yonder.' Misdirection leads a handful of colorful characters on a three day weekend with nothing being the same afterwards. (more...)

Universal Pictures Celebrates Moms Everywhere With Free Mother's Day Sing-Along Screenings of MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

In anticipation of its upcoming Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Universal Pictures today announced that free sing-along screenings of the blockbuster musical comedy Mamma Mia! will be available on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 13, at 25 theater locations across the U.S. and Canada. Each guest who requests a ticket the day of the screeningat a participating locationwill be given one free admission to the 10:00 a.m. showing, up to theater capacity. (more...)

R.E.M's Peter Buck and Joseph Arthur Release Video for ARE YOU ELECTRIFIED
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

Joseph Arthur and Peter Buck of R.E.M. fame have released their first video for new single, Are You Electrified?' taken from their debut album, Arthur Buck,scheduled for release on June 15th via New West Records. WATCH THE VIDEO HERE! (more...)

NBC to Present ABBA: THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC, AN ALL-STAR TRIBUTE This December
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Paying homage to one of the most influential groups of all time, NBC is celebrating Sweden's most popular export with 'ABBA: Thank You for the Music, An All-Star Tribute.' The two-hour special, set to air in December, will showcase specially invited artists performing classic songs made famous by ABBA, including 'Dancing Queen', 'Mamma Mia', The Winner Takes It All' and 'Take a Chance On Me'. (more...)

BWW Review: Walnut's MAMMA MIA! 'The Winner Takes It All'
by Pati Buehler - May 25, 2018

Put on your platform shoes, your feather boas and get ready for one of the most popular musicals of all time. (more...)

Erin Markey's SINGLET Announces Extension Through 6/12
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

co-produced with The Bushwick Starr, in association with un sphinx incompris     NOW EXTENDED THRU June 12, 2018       BROOKLYN, NY-- The Bushwick Starr is thrilled to present the world premiere of SINGLET, a new play written and created by award-winning performance artist Erin Markey and directed by Jordan Fein. Markey's most recent work includes Boner Killer and the mythopoeic musical A Ride on the Irish Cream. (more...)

The Mountain Play Presents MAMMA MIA! Featuring The Music Of ABBA
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

???????The Mountain Play, the San Francisco Bay Area's most magical outdoor theater experience is proud to present Mamma Mia! for its 105th Season. Directed by Jay Manley, Musical Direction by Jon Gallo, and Choreography by Nicole Helfer and Zoe Swenson-Graham. (more...)

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Set To Open Totem Pole Playhouse's 68th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Totem Pole Playhouse, America's beloved summer theatre, located in Caledonia State Park between Gettysburg and Chambersburg, PA, will open its 68th summer season with the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat starring Broadway veteran, Matt Rosell from Les Miserables, as 'Joseph' and Marie Eife as the 'Narrator.' (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Opens Moonlight's 38th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

After becoming the ninth longest-running musical with a 14-year Broadway run, and 15 years of touring productions, Moonlight Stage Productions is pleased to open its 38th season with the San Diego Regional Premiere of Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' smash musical hit Mamma Mia! based on the songs of ABBA. Due to popular demand, Moonlight has added an additional performance for June 19. Tickets for the added show are on sale to subscribers now, and to the public on May 8. Subscriptions and single tickets for all other performances are on sale now at moonlightstage.com, or by calling (760) 724-2110. Ticket prices range $17 - $57 with discounts for seniors, students, and military. (more...)

The Joyce Presents Dada Masilo's GISELLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is pleased to present the return of South African dance troupe, The Dance Factory, under the artistic direction of award-winning choreographer Dada Masilo, performing the New York premiere of the company's acclaimed reimagining of Giselle (more...)

Photo Flash: MAMMA MIA! Dances into Aurora Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Calling all dancing queens and kings! Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' Mamma Mia!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, is set to run at Aurora Theatre from March 8 - April 22, 2018. Mamma Mia! is one of the most successful musicals of all time, the eighth longest running show in Broadway history and one of only five musicals to have run for more than ten years on Broadway - grossing over $2 billion and bringing smiles to over 54 million worldwide. Aurora Theatre is proudly producing Atlanta's post-Broadway premiere of the feel-good show in the heart of downtown Lawrenceville! (more...)

Cape Rep Theatre Announces 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

Cape Rep Theatre is celebrating its 33rd season with an exciting line up of plays and musicals, all of them Cape Cod premieres, and one world premiere by a local playwright. The Indoor Theater season will open May 9th with the George Furth and Stephen Sondheim musical Merrily We Roll Along, followed by the world premiere production of The Tuna Goddess, by local theater artist, Jade Schuyler. Next up is the Broadway sensation, Mamma Mia!, music by the beloved super group ABBA and book by Catherine Johnson, followed by the 5-time Tony Award winning Fun Home, book and lyrics by Lisa Kron, music by Jeanine Tesori, based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel. The season will close with the Cape Cod premiere of Shakespeare in Love, based on the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, adapted for the stage by Lee Hall. (more...)

UofSC Theatre to Celebrate Aviation's Female Pioneers in FLIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

The University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance will present Flight, an original drama based on the real histories of women who pioneered the field of aviation, April 22-29 at the Center for Performance Experiment. (more...)

The Coachella Valley Repertory Theatre Presents 2 ACROSS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

The Coachella Valley Repertory Theatre (CVRep) has announced it will present hit TV Writer/Producer Jerry Mayer's delightful two-person play, 2 ACROSS. In keeping with this season's CVRep theme of ROMANCE, REAL OR IMAGINED, 2 ACROSS is Jerry Mayer's smash hit comedy of crosswords and romance that asks the burning question, 'Can a crossword puzzle change your life?' Jerry Mayer is a playwright with several decades' worth of television comedy credits. An executive producer for 'The Facts of Life,' he wrote for 'Bewitched,' 'The Bob Newhart Show,' 'M*A*S*H*', 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show', and 'All InThe Family.' (more...)

BWW Blog: Its's Finally Here! MIDDLETOWN Week 1
by Student Blogger: Lea Passione - Mar 20, 2018

Flashback to Opening Night and the first week of Middletown. (more...)

BWW Interview: Juliane Godfrey Is a SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Triple Threat
by Naomi Serviss - Mar 19, 2018

The dance captain of the Technicolor-blasted, live production of the whimsical television cartoon also juggles acting and singing duties. (more...)

What to See in Los Angeles Theater: Week of March 19, 2018 to March 26, 2018
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

Read below for BroadwayWorld's listings of shows in Los Angeles from Monday, March 19, 2018 to Monday, March 26, 2018 including local shows, regional productions and tours. Looking for a fun, inspiring or moving night at the theatre? Click on a show below for tickets, show information, articles, videos, photos & more... Want to browse all shows in Los Angeles? (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Will Party for Four More Performances at Centre Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

Due to overwhelming demand, Centre Stage announces four more shows for the run of the Upstate premiere of Mamma Mia!, now running through April 15. Over 60 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show! The tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, Sophie's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The story telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show! (more...)

VIDEO: New Jersey Teen Gets a Lesson in Self-Love from Jordan Roth
by Stage Tube - Mar 14, 2018

What do you do when you spot your idol in the audience of a Broadway show? New Jersey teen Katie Figura decided to Take a Chance and ask for a photo when she came upon Jujamcyn Theatres President Jordan Roth at a recent preview of Mean Girls. Find out what went down below! (more...)

BWW Interview: John Fagan, Director of MAMMA MIA! at Centre Stage
by Neil Shurley - Mar 12, 2018

'Stay away from the botox injections before coming. You're really going to want to smile and have fun, so make sure your face muscles are ready.' (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! is Pure Fun at The Merry-Go-Round Playhouse
by Natasha Ashley - Jun 9, 2018

Auburn's Merry-Go-Round Playhouse has opened its 2018 Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival with the very popular, smash hit musical Mamma Mia! The catchy and fun musical, strongly directed by Artistic Director Brett Smock, is packing the house at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, celebrating its 60th anniversary. (more...)

Theatre By The Sea Presents R.I. Regional Premiere Of MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

In celebration of 85 Years of Theatre By The Sea (TBTS), owner and producer Bill Hanney is proud to present the Rhode Island Regional Premiere of the international sensation, Mamma Mia! which will be presented from June 20 - July 21, 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! deserves its uproarious applause at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - Jun 15, 2018

What's the next best thing to a vacation on a Greek island? Seeing 'MAMMA MIA!,' this season's last mainstage show at Theatre Baton Rouge that equals to two hours of musical fun. (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! at ACT Of Connecticut
by Sean Fallon - Jun 12, 2018

The ACT of Connecticut takes Ridgefield by storm with their amazing debut musical, MAMMA MIA! Excellent singing, dancing, and acting dazzle the audience in this wonderful show! (more...)

Photo Flash: 110 IN THE SHADE Comes to Theatrical Outfit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

This spring, Theatrical Outfit proudly presents 110 in the Shade, the sizzling Broadway musical adaptation of the beloved classic play The Rainmaker by N. Richard Nash with music and lyrics from the duo behind The Fantasticks, Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones. Directed by Artistic Director Tom Key with musical direction by S. Renee Clark (Big Fish, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill) and choreography by Angela Harris, The Outfit's 110 in the Shade features a diverse ensemble of fifteen performers and concludes Theatrical Outfit's 2017- 2018 Season of Character. (more...)

'Pay What You Decide' Program Announced At The Joyce
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is pleased to announce two new initiatives during its Spring/Summer 2018 Season: Pay What You Decide, offering patrons the ability to pay what they deem appropriate after seeing a specific performance of three of The Joyce's presentations; and JoycePass, providing eligible dance professionals with prime seat locations in The Joyce's Chelsea home for $10. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cleveland Public Theatre presents AMERICAN DREAMS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is proud to present the world premiere of American Dreams. The production is onstage from February 8 - March 3, 2018, in CPT's James Levin Theatre. (more...)

BAT OUT OF HELL, FALSETTOS, and More Headed to Ordway Center for 2018/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

 Ordway Center for the Performing Arts revealed today its 2018-19 Broadway Series sponsored by Bremer Bank, featuring an exciting mix of Ordway Originals, popular touring productions and an international hit show visiting the Twin Cities as a part of its North American premiere tour.  (more...)

AMERICAN DREAMS at Cleveland Public Theatre Announces Additional Panel on Citizenship
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2018

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) presents the world premiere of American Dreams. The production is onstage from February 8 - March 3, 2018, in CPT's James Levin Theatre. (more...)

Centre Stage Announces MAMMA MIA! The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

Over 60 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show! The tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, Sophie's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The story telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Sarasota - Week of 2/20/2018
by BWW - Feb 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/20/2018 for Sarasota (more...)

Full Cast Announced For 105th Annual Mountain Play MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

The Mountain Play - Casting is complete for the Mountain Play's production of Mamma Mia! which will inject the San Francisco Bay Area with a dose of Abba elation this May. (more...)

Derby Dinner Theatre Presents MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Derby Dinner Playhouse will present the smash hit Broadway musical MAMMA MIA!, opening February 21 and running through April 8, 2018. For ticket information please call 812-288-8281 or visit derbydinner.com. (more...)

La Mama and Melbourne Comedy Festival present Sue Ingleton's FROM HERE TO INFIRMITY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

BILL RAWLINGS, whose very first show in 1981 was called FROM HERE TO MATERNITY, has just survived the white ribbon campaign and boutique beer and refuses to go quietly to the crematorium. 'There's a million women out there who still want me!' (more...)

Photo Flash: Thoughtful Drama AMERICAN DREAMS Makes World Premiere in Cleveland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is proud to present the world premiere of American Dreams. The production is onstage from February 8 - March 3, 2018, in CPT's James Levin Theatre. (more...)

Review Roundup: MAMMA MIA at 5th Avenue Theatre
by Leah Windahl - Feb 18, 2018

5th Avenue Theatre presents MAMMA MIA, which opened February 9th and runs through the 25th. The ABBA jukebox musical follows Sophie, a young woman determined to have her father walk her down the aisle, despite not knowing who he is. After reading her mother's diary, she narrows down her father's identity to three possible men, and, much to her mother's dismay, invites them all to the wedding. (more...)

Chance Theater & OCASG Announce New Summer Education Program For Autistic Students
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

The Orange County Asperger's Support Group (OCASG) and Chance Theater will be working together this summer to present the new Spectrum 'Speak Up' Series. The program is specifically designed for teens that have been diagnosed with high functioning Autism, Asperger's, or PDD-NOS.   (more...)

International Hit Sensation MAMMA MIA! Comes to Broadway Palm
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

February 15, 2018 - Broadway Palm is thrilled to present the international hit sensation MAMMA MIA! now through April 7, 2018. Over sixty million people around the world have fallen in love with the charming story, the delightful characters and the timeless ABBA music which makes Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show! (more...)

Asolo Rep Announces Panel for MORNING AFTER GRACE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

???????Asolo Rep's MORNING AFTER GRACE IllumiNation event will be held on Saturday, February 17. A stimulating series of theatre and conversation exploring the topical and social themes threaded throughout the season, IllumiNation events begin one hour prior to curtain with a ticketed reception on the mezzanine, continue with the performance, and conclude with a free, open-to-the-public conversation. (more...)

The Joyce Theater Foundation presents Brian Brooks Dance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is thrilled to present Brian Brooks Dance, under the direction of award-winning choreographer Brian Brooks, from March 14-18. The program for this engagement will feature two works by Brooks including the New York premiere of Prelude. Tickets, ranging in price from $10-$46, can be purchased at www.Joyce.org, or by calling JoyceCharge at (212) 242-0800. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at West 19th Street. For more information, please visit www.Joyce.org. (more...)

Bad Film Fest Holds Free Screenings of Feature Films
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

The 1st screening by Bad Film Fest of exclusively feature films will commence Sunday, February 25, 11am - 7pm at Countdown Theater, 141 S. 5th St, Downstairs Office West, #2, (between Driggs and Bedford), Williamsburg, BK. Tickets are free and can be reserved in advance through BadFilmFest.com or CountdownTheater.com. (more...)

BWW Review: 5th Ave's MAMMA MIA Soars on Song but a Bit Light on Storytelling
by Jay Irwin - Feb 10, 2018

Yes, it's that big frothy ABBA musical "Mamma Mia" back again to get all the Dancing Queens shakin' it in the aisles. It's come through town several times and what fan hasn't seen the movie? But the national tour closed a year ago so how has this show not met its Waterloo? Well this is not a tour, this is our local big musical theater house, the 5th Avenue Theatre putting up their very own production. So, how does this local production stack up against that national ones? Let's dive in. (more...)

New Book by Robert and Susan Ihrig Details How Dream Became Horror Story
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

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The Bushwick Starr Presents Erin Markey's SINGLET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

The Bushwick Starr presents the world premiere of SINGLET, a new play written and created by award-winning performance artist Erin Markey and directed by Jordan Fein. Markey's most recent work includes Boner Killer and the mythopoeic musical A Ride on the Irish Cream. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Is Now Available for North American Licensing
by Danielle Gutierrez - Apr 27, 2018

Musical Theatre International has announced that the international hit musical MAMMA MIA! is now available for amateur licensing! Theaters across North America will now have the opportunity to perform the screwball story of a young woman's wedding and her search for her real father, all set to the songs to Swedish pop group ABBA. (more...)


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Los Altos Youth Theatre Presents LITTLE WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

The classic novel 'Little Women' by Louisa May Alcott has been blessed with melody and transformed into an 'astonishing' musical. Following the lives of Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy March as they start as young, wide-eyed children and ascend into adulthood the show contains all the books best moments and much more as the audience is able to see Jo's stories comes to life! Featuring hit songs such as 'Astonishing', 'Take a Chance On Me', and 'Some Thing's Are Meant To Be', you do not want to miss out on this show. (more...)

Theatre By The Sea Announces Box Office Opening For 2018 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Theatre By The Sea owner and producer Bill Hanney is proud to announce the opening of the box office for single ticket sales to the four shows scheduled for the 2018 Summer Season, celebrating 85 Years of Theatre By The Sea*. Beginning on Saturday, May 5 patrons may purchase tickets (online) to Theatre By The Sea's new Monday Night Concerts and Events, the 2018 Children's Festival and any or all of the following spectacular Broadway musicals: (more...)

The Bushwick Starr Presents SINGLET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

The Bushwick Starr is thrilled to present the world premiere of SINGLET, a new play written and created by award-winning performance artist Erin Markey and directed by Jordan Fein. Markey's most recent work includes Boner Killer and the mythopoeic musical A Ride on the Irish Cream. (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre Announces Season 22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Mad Cow Theatre's Season 22 will continue the theatre's tradition of producing plays that both captivate and challenge the Central Florida audience. (more...)

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