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BWW TV: He's Back in the Band! Sasson Gabay Celebrates His Broadway Debut in THE BAND'S VISIT
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 30, 2018

Earlier this week, the 10-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical, The Band's Visit, welcomed award-winning Israeli actor Sasson Gabay to the company in his Broadway debut. Gabay reprises the character he created in the 2007 film on which the musical is based. (more...)

VIDEO: Santino Fontana, Ali Stroker & More Sing PROMISES, PROMISES for Transport Group!
by Stage Tube - Jun 28, 2018

Earlier this week, Transport Group presented Promises, Promises- its second musical in this season's Anne L. Bernstein Concert Series- featuring John Cariani (The Band's Visit; Tony nominee Fiddler on the Roof), Donna Lynne Champlin (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend; Sweeney Todd; Obie Award for TG's The Dark at the Top of the Stairs), Jessica Fontanta (Cinderella; TG's Once Upon a Mattress), Santino Fontana (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend; Tootsie ; Tony nominee Cinderella), Stanley Bahorek (Amazing Grace, Queen of the Mist), Lauren Blackman (Anastasia), Hannah Corneau (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Marc Kudisch(Finding Neverland, Hand to God), Sean McLaughlin (Hello Dolly), Bruce Sabath(Cagney), Tally Sessions (War Paint), and Ali Stroker (Spring Awakening). (more...)

Stars From MEAN GIRLS, THE BAND'S VISIT, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and More to Attend Broadway Barks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

Broadway Barks returns in just a few weeks, and the lineup of stars in attendance has just been announced. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sasson Gabay Takes His First Bow in THE BAND'S VISIT
by Walter McBride - Jun 27, 2018

The 10-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical, The Band's Visit, welcomes award-winning Israeli actor Sasson Gabay to the company in his Broadway debut this week! Gabay reprises the character he created in the 2007 film on which the musical is based. (more...)

Photo Coverage: John Cariani, Marc Kudisch, Donna Lynne Champlin & More Take the Stage for Transport Group's PROMISES, PROMISES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

Just last night, Transport Group presented Promises, Promises- its second musical in this season's Anne L. Bernstein Concert Series- featuring John Cariani (The Band's Visit; Tony nominee Fiddler on the Roof), Donna Lynne Champlin (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend; Sweeney Todd; Obie Award for TG's The Dark at the Top of the Stairs), Jessica Fontanta (Cinderella; TG's Once Upon a Mattress), Santino Fontana (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend; Tootsie ; Tony nominee Cinderella), Stanley Bahorek (Amazing Grace, Queen of the Mist), Lauren Blackman (Anastasia), Hannah Corneau (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Marc Kudisch (Finding Neverland, Hand to God), Sean McLaughlin (Hello Dolly), Bruce Sabath(Cagney), Tally Sessions (War Paint), and Ali Stroker (Spring Awakening). (more...)

Photo Flash: Sasson Gabay Joins THE BAND'S VISIT Today; New Block of Tickets Released
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

The 10-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical, The Band's Visit, welcomes award-winning Israeli actor Sasson Gabay to the company in his Broadway debut. Starting Tuesday, June 26 Gabay will reprise the character he created in the 2007 film on which the musical is based. (more...)

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - June 25th - HEAD OVER HEELS Beings Previews With Top Growth!
by Alan Henry - Jun 25, 2018

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Head Over Heels (7.89%), Once On this Island (3.42%), Summer (3.06%), The Band's Visit (2.54%) and Carousel (1.55%). The top growing current Broadway plays were The Boys in the Band (4.28%), Angels in America (4.13%), The Iceman Cometh (1.55%), Play That Goes Wrong (0.18%) and Cursed Child (0.13%). (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: June 21, 2018
by BWW Special - Jun 21, 2018

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO's TTHE FULL MONTY Opens July 6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO's THE FULL MONTY will take it all off at the Benedum Center this summer July 6 - 15. With a book written by Terrence McNally (Ragtime) and the music/ lyric talents of David Yazbek (The Band's Visit, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Women On The Verge of a Nervous Breakdown), this duo cooks up an aggressive crowd-pleaser that is both highly-entertaining and charmingly uplifting. (more...)

THE BAND'S VISIT, SPONGEBOB, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, and More to Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Broadway in Bryant Park will return this summer! The 2018 program will bring the best of Broadway together for free performances for six consecutive weeks from Thursday, July 12 to Thursday, August 16. New Yorkers and visitors to the Big Apple are invited to come at 11 a.m. every Thursday with performances running from 12:30 p.m. EST - 1:30 p.m. EST on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by 106.7 LITE FM's on-air personalities, this year's annual presentation of open-air lunch hour performances featuring the best Broadway and Off-Broadway shows will be presented by your local Toyota Dealers, VISIT PHILADELPHIA and FUJIFILM Instax. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 6/18
by BWW Special - Jun 18, 2018

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 6/17/2018. (more...)

The Actors Fund and Jacob Burns Film Center Will Screen THE BAND'S VISIT Film, Followed By a Q&A With the Broadway Creatives
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

The Actors Fund announces today a special screening of the 2007 film The Band's Visit, in partnership with the Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) as part of their ongoing film series, "Life on the Stage: Conversation and Film." The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the creative team of the 10-time Tony Award-winning musical adaptation. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: June 14, 2018
by BWW Special - Jun 14, 2018

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

Did You Know? Fun Facts About Best Musical Winner, THE BAND'S VISIT!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

The Band's Visit was the big winner at the 72nd Annual Tony Awards on Sunday night. Not only did the show sweep the ceremony with ten wins, but it found a place in history with some of Broadway's most awarded musicals. Did you know... (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE BAND'S VISIT Celebrates Tony Wins With Post-Show Jam Outside the Theatre
by Walter McBride - Jun 13, 2018

Last night, the Alexandria Ceremonial Police Band of the The Band's Visit took to the stage door for a celebratory post-show jam session to celebrate the show's 10 Tonys including Best Musical. BroadwayWorld got to catch the exciting concert, and you can check out photos below! (more...)

THE BAND'S VISIT National Tour Will Launch June 2019 in Providence
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

The Band's Visit, winner of 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, will open its National Tour at PPAC in Providence, RI, June 25 - 30, 2019. In Providence, The Band's Visit is part of the Taco/White Family Foundation Broadway Series. (more...)

VIDEO: THE BAND'S VISIT Celebrates Tony Sweep with Stage Door Concert!
by Stage Tube - Jun 12, 2018

This evening, the Alexandria Ceremonial Police Band of the The Band's Visit took to their stage door for a celebratory concert following their first performance after taking home ten Tonys including Best Musical on Sunday night. Check out video of the performance here! (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: July 9-15, 2018
by BWW Special - Jul 9, 2018

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for July 9-15, 2018. (more...)

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - July 9th - HEAD OVER HEELS Tops Social Chart For Third Consecutive Week!
by Alan Henry - Jul 9, 2018

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Head Over Heels (10.17%), Anastasia (2.51%), Summer (2.28%), The Band's Visit (2.21%) and Once On this Island (2.04%). The top growing current Broadway plays were The Boys in the Band (5.80%), Angels in America (1.86%), Cursed Child (0.28%), Play That Goes Wrong (0.27%) and Travesties (0.04%). (more...)

BWW Interview: Tyler Micoleau: Bringing Broadway to Brunswick and Back
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Jul 9, 2018

Tyler Micoleau wanders among the cast portraits at Maine State Music Theatre's 22 Elm Street offices and studios, murmuring in quiet amazement, as he surveys the years with their colorful productions leading up to the present. He wonders aloud about how is it possible to mount such large-scale productions on the Pickard stage? For the Tony award-winning lighting designer of The Band's Visit, this is a special homecoming for it was in Brunswick at Bowdoin College and Maine State Music Theatre that his theatre career began. (more...)

BWW Review: Pulitzer Prize and Tony-Winning Musical NEXT TO NORMAL, Compelling at Porthouse
by Roy Berko - Jul 8, 2018

On April 15, 2009, 'Next to Normal' opened on Broadway. It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize, the Tony for Best Musical and to become part of a small group of musicals including 'Rent,' 'Spring Awakening,' 'Dear Evan Hansen,' 'Come From Away,' 'The Band's Visit' and 'Hamilton' which would change the nature of the American musical from pure entertainment to 'message musicals,' which tell tales of significant social relevance including examining such topics as mental and physical illness, rape, political intrigue, historical conflicts and suicide. (more...)

Red, White, Blue and Broadway- The Full July Fourth Weekend Performance Schedule!
by BWW Special - Jul 4, 2018

Happy Fourth of July! Just because the rest of the country will be spending the weekend sipping drinks at the pool, pigging out at family barbecues, and enjoying a day off at home, doesn't mean Broadway will shut down for the holiday weekend - the shows must go on! (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: July 31- August 5, 2018
by BWW Special - Jul 30, 2018

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for July 31- August 5, 2018. (more...)

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - July 30th - Head Over Heels and The Boys In The Band Top Growth
by Alan Henry - Jul 30, 2018

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Head Over Heels (8.54%), Gettin' The Band Back Together (2.05%), The Band's Visit (1.04%), Carousel (0.81%) and Mean Girls (0.70%). The top growing current Broadway plays were The Boys in the Band (1.09%), Straight White Men (0.22%), Play That Goes Wrong (0.13%), and Cursed Child (0.01%). (more...)

ICYMI: From Bet Hatikva to the Rock and Beyond! Watch Highlights from THE BAND'S VISIT, COME FROM AWAY and More at Broadway in Bryant Park
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2018

Broadway in Bryant Park has returned for the 2018 season, bringing the best of Broadway together for free performances for six consecutive weeks through Thursday, August 16. The Bryant Park stage is located at 6th Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets. Lawn seating is first-come, first-serve. (more...)

Katrina Lenk, Ari'el Stachel, Chilina Kennedy & More Will Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park Today!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

This week's performers will include: Come From Away (Petrina Bromley, Geno Carr, Alex Finke, De'Lon Grant, Joel Hatch, Tony LePage, Lee MacDougall, Julie Reiber, Caesar Samayoa, Pearl Sun, Astrid Van Wieren, and Sharon Wheatley); Kinky Boots (Mia Gentile, John Jeffrey Martin, and Stephane Duret); The Band's Visit (Katrina Lenk, John Cariani, Ari'el Stachel, and Etai Benson); This Ain't No Disco (Will Connolly, Tony d'Alelio, Hannah Florence, Chilina Kennedy, Peter LaPrade, Krystal Mackie, Nicole Medoro, Ian Paget, Theo Stockman, and Samantha Marie Ware) (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: July 26, 2018
by BWW Special - Jul 26, 2018

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE BAND'S VISIT, COME FROM AWAY, KINKY BOOTS and More Take the Stage at Broadway in Bryant Park
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 26, 2018

Broadway in Bryant Park is back! The 2018 program will bring the best of Broadway together for free performances for six consecutive weeks through Thursday, August 16. New Yorkers and visitors to the Big Apple are invited to come at 11 a.m. every Thursday with performances running from 12:30 p.m. EST - 1:30 p.m. EST on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by 106.7 LITE FM's on-air personalities, this year's annual presentation continues this week. (more...)

VIDEO: THE BAND'S VISIT, COME FROM AWAY, And More Perform In Bryant Park!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

This week's performers will include: Come From Away (Petrina Bromley, Geno Carr, Alex Finke, De'Lon Grant, Joel Hatch, Tony LePage, Lee MacDougall, Julie Reiber, Caesar Samayoa, Pearl Sun, Astrid Van Wieren, and Sharon Wheatley); Kinky Boots (Mia Gentile, John Jeffrey Martin, and Stephane Duret); The Band's Visit (Katrina Lenk, John Cariani, Ari'el Stachel, and Etai Benson); This Ain't No Disco (Will Connolly, Tony d'Alelio, Hannah Florence, Chilina Kennedy, Peter LaPrade, Krystal Mackie, Nicole Medoro, Ian Paget, Theo Stockman, and Samantha Marie Ware) (more...)

THE BAND'S VISIT, KINKY BOOTS, and COME FROM AWAY Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park Today!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

This week's performers will include: Come From Away (Petrina Bromley, Geno Carr, Alex Finke, De'Lon Grant, Joel Hatch, Tony LePage, Lee MacDougall, Julie Reiber, Caesar Samayoa, Pearl Sun, Astrid Van Wieren, and Sharon Wheatley); Kinky Boots (Mia Gentile, John Jeffrey Martin, and Stephane Duret); The Band's Visit (Katrina Lenk, John Cariani, Ari'el Stachel, and Etai Benson); This Ain't No Disco (Will Connolly, Tony d'Alelio, Hannah Florence, Chilina Kennedy, Peter LaPrade, Krystal Mackie, Nicole Medoro, Ian Paget, Theo Stockman, and Samantha Marie Ware) (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 25, 2018
by - Jul 25, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Katrina Lenk, Ari'el Stachel, Chilina Kennedy & More Will Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park This Week!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

This week's performers will include: Come From Away (Petrina Bromley, Geno Carr, Alex Finke, De'Lon Grant, Joel Hatch, Tony LePage, Lee MacDougall, Julie Reiber, Caesar Samayoa, Pearl Sun, Astrid Van Wieren, and Sharon Wheatley); Kinky Boots (Mia Gentile, John Jeffrey Martin, and Stephane Duret); The Band's Visit (Katrina Lenk, John Cariani, Ari'el Stachel, and Etai Benson); This Ain't No Disco (Will Connolly, Tony d'Alelio, Hannah Florence, Chilina Kennedy, Peter LaPrade, Krystal Mackie, Nicole Medoro, Ian Paget, Theo Stockman, and Samantha Marie Ware) (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: July 23-29, 2018
by BWW Special - Jul 23, 2018

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for July 23-29, 2018. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 7/2
by BWW Special - Jul 2, 2018

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 7/1/2018. (more...)

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - July 2nd - HEAD OVER HEELS Tops Social Chart Two Weeks In A Row!
by Alan Henry - Jul 2, 2018

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Head Over Heels (13.07%), Summer (3.79%), Once On this Island (3.30%), My Fair Lady (2.89%) and The Band's Visit (2.83%). The top growing current Broadway plays were Angels in America (4.14%), The Boys in the Band (1.11%), Play That Goes Wrong (0.55%), Saint Joan (0.38%) and Cursed Child (0.36%). (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: July 2-8, 2018
by BWW Special - Jul 2, 2018

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for July 2-8, 2018. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: July 19, 2018
by BWW Special - Jul 19, 2018

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

THE BAND'S VISIT Announces Tour Stop in Chicago September of 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Broadway In Chicago will present the Chicago premiere of The Band's Visit for a limited two-week engagement at Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) from Sept. 10-22, 2019. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: July 16-22, 2018
by BWW Special - Jul 16, 2018

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for July 16-22, 2018. (more...)

Industry Interview: Wolf of Broadway- Meet Tony-Winning Producer, Orin Wolf
by Robert Diamond - Jul 16, 2018

Just over a month ago, Orin Wolf was celebrating a whooping ten Tony wins for his little musical that could- The Band's Visit. As the big winner at the 72nd Annual Tony Awards on June 10, the new show not only swept the ceremony, but it found a place in history with some of Broadway's most awarded musicals- a producer's dream. (more...)

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - July 16th - The Play That Goes Wrong And Head Over Heels Top Growth!
by Alan Henry - Jul 16, 2018

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Head Over Heels (7.51%), The Band's Visit (2.31%), My Fair Lady (2.19%), Summer (1.82%) and Once On this Island (1.59%). The top growing current Broadway plays were Play That Goes Wrong (1.01%), The Boys in the Band (0.92%), Cursed Child (0.08%), and Travesties (-0.15%). (more...)

Stars From MEAN GIRLS, THE BAND'S VISIT, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and to Turn Out Today for Broadway Barks!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2018

Broadway Barks returns in just a few weeks, and the lineup of stars in attendance has just been announced. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: July 12, 2018
by BWW Special - Jul 12, 2018

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

Katrina Lenk, Storm Lever, and More Added to Line Up of Broadway Barks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

The 20th Annual Broadway Barks, the star-studded dog and cat adoption event benefiting New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies, will feature celebrities from the hottest shows currently on Broadway. Just announced to join the event are: Aaron De Jesus (Jersey Boys), Katrina Lenk (The Band's Visit), Storm Lever (Summer: The Donna Summer Musical) (more...)

David Cromer Completes Cast of Kenneth Lonergan's THE WAVERLY GALLERY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

BroadwayWorld has just learned that actor and award-winning director David Cromer completes the cast for the Broadway premiere of Academy Award winner Kenneth Lonergan's The Waverly Gallery. Cromer, who won a 2018 Tony Award for Best Director of a Musical for The Band's Visit, will play the role of 'Howard Fine.'  (more...)

BWW Review: Israeli Star Sasson Gabay Revisits His Film Role in Broadway's THE BAND'S VISIT
by Michael Dale - Aug 7, 2018

The last time an actor appeared in a Broadway musical playing a role he had previously essayed on film, it was 1983, when Anthony Quinn opened in the revival of ZORBA. Sharing that unusual distinction with him now is Israeli actor Sasson Gabay who has taken over as leading man of this past season's 10-time Tony winning musical, The Band's Visit. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 8/6
by BWW Special - Aug 6, 2018

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 8/5/2018. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: August 2, 2018
by BWW Special - Aug 2, 2018

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

Bid Now to Win Two Tickets to THE BAND'S VISIT on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

Bid to win a pair of tickets to the Tony Award winning show, A Band's Visit in New York City! You will also have the opportunity to meet with a cast member! (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: August 13-19, 2018
by BWW Special - Aug 13, 2018

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for August 13-19, 2018. (more...)

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