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Chita Rivera, Tommy Tune and More Will Be Feted at Martina Arroyo Foundation's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

The Martina Arroyo Foundation's 13th Annual Gala, a celebration of Prelude to Performance, Role Class and Outreach Programs, will be held on Monday, November 13, 2017 beginning 6:30pm in the Grand Salon of the JW Marriott Essex House, 160 Central Park South, NYC. (more...)

Tori Scott to Return to Joe's Pub with Boozy Holiday Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

Tori Scott will return to Joe's Pub at The Public with her annual holiday show, Vodka is the Reason for the Season - an evening of holiday regret, slurred autobiographical stories, and brassy songs written by other people. (more...)

Garrett Phillips, Nigel Casey and David Hayes to Star in West End's 'THE RAT PACK' This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

Final casting is announced today for the West End production of the Olivier Award-nominated The Rat Pack - Live from Las Vegas, which returns to the Theatre Royal, Haymarket - home to its first West End run in 2003 - for a strictly limited season from Wednesday 13 December - Saturday 3 February. (more...)

Musical Theatre West Brings WHITE CHRISTMAS to The Carpenter Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

This holiday season's weather report forecasts SNOW! Start with a timeless tale of joy and goodwill, fill it with classic Irving Berlin songs, and top it off with glorious dancing and you have Irving Berlin's White Christmas, coming to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center December 1-10! Tickets are now on sale at the Musical Theatre West Ticket Office, at www.musical.org, or by calling (562) 856-1999 ext. 4. Tickets start at $20. (more...)

'AN ENCHANTED EVENING', Starring Doreen Taylor and Davis Gaines, Begins Off-Broadway Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Fresh from the sold-out premiere in Philadelphia, the new docu-musical AN ENCHANTED EVENING: A NIGHT WITH OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II is headed Off-Broadway for a limited December 2017 engagement. (more...)

The Sun Comes Out Tomorrow with Starry ANNIE at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

It's the hard-knock life! Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents the hit Broadway Tony Award-winning musical Annie. A friendly reminder that performances begin tomorrow, Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at 7:00 p.m., for a limited run through Sunday, December 31, 2017, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive) in Millburn, NJ. (more...)

New Year's Eve At The PGA Arts Center Will Celebrate Broadway!
by Carol Kassie - Nov 20, 2017

Top South Florida Broadway and cabaret performers Avery Sommers, John Lariviere, Melissa Boher Jacobson, and Michelle Petrucci will be joined by five talented stars of the future from the Dreyfoos School of the Arts to ring in - and sing in - 2018 at the PGA Arts Center in Palm Beach Gardens. There will be two performances on December 31st the first at 7 pm, and the second at 9:30 pm. (more...)

Lea DeLaria, Rumer Willis and More to Join American Pops for Holiday Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will present a special holiday concert not to be missed, with special guest stars Rumer Willis ('Dancing with the Stars,' Broadway's Chicago), Lea DeLaria (Broadway, comedy and jazz star, 'Orange is the New Black'), Claybourne Elder ('Gossip Girl,' Broadway's Sunday in the Park...), Nova Payton (Helen Hayes Award winner), Mobley (singer/songwriter featured on HBO, Fox and NBC) and Luke Hawkins (Star tap dancer from 'America's Got Talent'). (more...)

Tori Scott to Bring VODKA IS THE REASON FOR THE SEASON to Zedel
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

'Tori Scott: Vodka is the Reason for the Season' is coming to Live at Zedel, 20 Sherwood Street, London, on Monday 18th, 19th & 22nd December 2017. (more...)

Frances Ruffelle and More Set for Jamie deRoy's 'TIS THE SEASON Actors Fund Benefit at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Show business tour de force Jamie deRoy - the award-winning producer, cabaret, stage, film and TV performer and humanitarian - will bring her star-packed Jamie deRoy & friends holiday show to New York's famed Birdland, Monday, December 11, at 7 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: ANNIE at The Engeman
by Melissa Giordano - Nov 15, 2017

The holiday offering from the exquisite John W. Engeman Theatre of Northport, Long Island, is an excellent production of the classic Tony winning musical Annie. Marking the half-way point of the Engeman's dazzling 11th season, this production is superbly directed by Antoinette DiPietropolo who also serves as Choreographer. Now I know you're probably thinking: Another production of Annie? Well, when you have a cast as remarkable as this, it definitely warrants another visit. (more...)

Lili Taylor to Lead 'FARMHOUSE/WHOREHOUSE' Artist Lecture at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

BAM presents 'Farmhouse/Whorehouse: an Artist Lecture' by Suzanne Bocanegra, starring Lili Taylor, December 12-16, 2017 at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space, 321 Ashland Place). (more...)

PETER PAN's 'Gotta Crow' at Music Theater Works This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents PETER PAN at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, December 23, 2017 through January 1, 2018. (more...)

Sandra Bernhard, Justin Vivian Bond and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

The holidays are already upon us! 'Tis the season for family, because that's what Joe's Pub at The Public has got on tap for the month of December. (more...)


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Natalie Weiss & Sally Wilfert Release ONE VOICE EP, Available Today!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Natalie Weiss & Sally Wilfert first met in 2015 when asked to perform together for The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's Fall Gala. Immediately in rehearsal, they realized how seamlessly their voices intertwined into one, ultimately forging a special bond, almost like a sisterhood. This magical experience inspired and carried into what would become the One Voice EP, which drops today on iTunes. (more...)

REPRISE 2.0 Season Starts with SWEET CHARITY Directed By Kathleen Marshall; VICTOR/VICTORIA and GRAND HOTEL to Follow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

REPRISE 2.0 is now announced, presenting a season of three classic American musicals at UCLA's Freud Playhouse, by Marcia Seligson, Producing Artistic Director of the new performing arts organization.  REPRISE 2.0 is partnering with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Department of Theater (UCLA TFT), chaired by Brian Kite.  (more...)

Classic Stage Company Announces Cast of SUMMER AND SMOKE - Hannah Elless, Marin Ireland, and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Classic Stage Company presents a new production of Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE, directed by Jack Cummings III, Artistic Director of The Transport Group, beginning performances Friday, April 13. The cast of SUMMER AND SMOKE will feature Glenna Brucken (Rosemary), Phillip Clark (Dr. Buchanan), and more. (more...)

Heather Headley and Matthew Morrison to Host The Muny Centennial Gala Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

The Muny announced today that Tony and Grammy Award- winning artist Heather Headley and Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-nominated artist Matthew Morrison will serve as co-hosts for The Muny's historic Centennial Gala show, An Evening with the Stars, May 18, 2018 at 9:15 p.m. at The Muny. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth on Tammy Faye Bakker Musical: 'The Time for Tammy Faye is Right Now'
by Danielle Gutierrez - Mar 20, 2018

In an interview on RuPaul: What's the Tee?, a podcast hosted by RuPaul and Michelle Visage, Kristin Chenoweth provided an update on the development of her Tammy Faye Bakker project. Bakker was famed as a Christian singer, evangelist, television personality, and businesswoman, the life of which Chenoweth would like to pay tribute to onstage. The work has yet to come to fruition, but is still in the process, she says. (more...)

Janelle Tedesco Turns Her Stunt Experience Into Laughs In New Film STUNT MOM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Actress and Stunt Woman Janelle Tedesco packs a seriously funny punch, writing/producing/starring in the new action-comedy short film, STUNT MOM. The film showcases an ordinary Mom (Tedesco) teaching her kids the ropes of her day job -- as a professional stunt woman. (more...)

It's Loverly! Meet the Cast of MY FAIR LADY- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 15, 2018

Lincoln Center Theater's upcoming production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady is officially in previews! Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Julie Johnson Takes The Stage In A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINE at Westport Plaza
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

Mark Bell Presents the smash hit musical A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINE at the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza April 17-May 6. Tickets are $65 and on sale now. Tickets may be purchased through MetroTix at www.metrotix.com or by calling 314/534-1111. Additionally, tickets will be available at the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza box office one hour prior to show time. Groups of ten or more should call 314/616-4455 for special rates. (more...)

42nd Street Moon Announces 2018-2019 Season; ONCE, DAMES AT SEA, FIORELLO!, and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors), currently celebrating its 25thAnniversary in continuous operation, has announced the show titles for its upcoming 2018-2019 season. The 2018-2019 season will include The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (October 3 - 21, 2018), DAMES AT SEA (November 28 - December 16, 2018), FIORELLO! (February 27 - March 17, 2019), 110 IN THE SHADE(April 24 - May 12, 2019), ONCE (June 12 - 30, 2019) and THE OLDEST LIVING CATER WAITER (performances begin June 23, 2019). (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars Casts Local Actress Simone Gundy in Lead Role for MEMPHIS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Houston actress, Simone Gundy, who competed on Season 11 of The Voice , will star as Felicia in Theatre Under The Stars' (TUTS) upcoming production of MEMPHIS! (more...)

Dolly Parton's Tony Award-Nominated 9 TO 5 Comes to Los Altos Hills
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents 9 to 5 The Musical, featuring eight-time Grammy Award winner Dolly Parton's Grammy and Tony Award-nominated, country, gospel, and pop music-infused score. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces VIVA MAX!, Part Of The TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the reading of Viva Max! part of the TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, on January 15, 2018 at 7pm at The Actors Temple Theater, 339 W. 47th Street, NYC. A 'Dollars and Sense' talkback on the future development of the presented works will be held after each performance. Admission is free. Please RSVP at least a day in advance (or much sooner) by calling 212/714-7628, or e-mailing TRUVoicesSeries@gmail.com. (more...)

St. Louis Area Cast Announced for National Tour Of MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

GFour Productions, winner of 44 Tony Awards and 54 Drama Desk Awards, has announced the cast of the international hit show Menopause The Musical coming to the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza, 635 Westport Plaza, in St. Louis for weekly performances beginning Tuesday, January 9 and running through Saturday, March 31. (more...)

Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel, and Christopher Sieber Will Bring THE PROM to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2018

It was announced today that the hilarious new Broadway musical comedy THE PROM will star Tony Award Nominee Brooks Ashmanskas (Something Rotten!), Tony Award Winner Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone), two-time Tony Award Nominee Christopher Sieber (Shrek the Musical), Caitlin Kinnunen (Bridges of Madison County), Isabelle McCalla (Aladdin), Michael Potts (Jitney), Angie Schworer (The Producers), Courtenay Collins (Broadway Debut) and Josh Lamon (Groundhog Day) and will officially open on Broadway on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at a Shubert theater to be announced. (more...)

Cast Announced for Rockwell's AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY on February 12th
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

An Evening of Classic Broadway will be back on Monday, February 12th at 8PM (doors 6:30) at Rockwell Table and Stage, LA's most popular live music venue on Vermont Ave. in Los Feliz. BroadwayWorld.com says, the singers are incredibly talented the 90-minute show could have gone on another hour. Music Director/Master of Ceremonies Brad Ellis (Glee, Forbidden Broadway) and (producer/Cabaret artist) Dianne Fraser present a different line-up of singers with each performance of Fraser Entertainment Group's long-running concert series. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces the Cast for UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER, THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the cast for the upcoming reading of Ugly Christmas Sweater, The Musical, part of the TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, on January 29, 2018 at 7pm at The Actors Temple Theater, 339 W. 47th Street, NYC. A 'Dollars and Sense' talkback on the future development of the presented works will be held after each performance. Admission is free. Please RSVP at least a day in advance (or much sooner) by calling 212/714-7628, or e-mailingTRUVoicesSeries@gmail.com. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces The Full Cast For VIVA MAX!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the full cast of Viva Max! part of the TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, on January 15, 2018 at 7pm at The Actors Temple Theater, 339 W. 47th Street, NYC. A 'Dollars and Sense' talkback on the future development of the presented works will be held after each performance. Admission is free. Please RSVP at least a day in advance (or much sooner) by calling 212/714-7628, or e-mailing TRUVoicesSeries@gmail.com. (more...)

Constantine Maroulis to Star in Virginia Musical Theatre's Limited Engagement of JEKYLL & HYDE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Virginia Musical Theatre announces the limited engagement of the epic gothic musical, JEKYLL & HYDE, at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, March 2-4. Tony-nominated Broadway star Constantine Maroulis will make his VMT debut in the title role. Based on Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the sweeping rock musical, JEKYLL & HYDE, will be directed by VMT Artistic Director Chip Gallagher, with musical direction from Nathan Matthews and choreography by Jeff Warner. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 1, 2018
by - Jan 1, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Tommy Tune Returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

Tommy Tune, Broadway's tallest tapper, returns to the Feinstein's at the Nikko stage on Sunday, March 18 at 4 & 7 p.m.- dancing, singing and tale-telling. The ten-time Tony Award winner takes an autobiographical stroll, celebrating 50 plus years of big time showmanship! From his arrival in New York City as a fresh-faced kid from Texas, through his most popular roles on stage and screen, to his ascension as one of Broadway's most accomplished director-choreographers. Accompanied by Michael Biagi, his music director for nearly four decades, the evening features Tune's personal renditions of standards by Irving Berlin, Kurt Weill, Cole Porter, Johnny Mercer, Burt Bacharach, the Gershwins, Carole King, Green Day and more. Tickets for Tommy Tune range in price from $60-$100 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketfly.com. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 26, 2018
by - Feb 26, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 25, 2018
by - Feb 25, 2018

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

Emmy Nominated Soap Star Robert Newman Joins Cast of PERFECT CRIME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Robert Newman, best known for his 28 year run as Joshua Lewis on the longest running program in broadcasting history, Guiding Light, and more recently on the hit Showtime series Homeland and this upcoming season of the hit Netflix series House of Cards, will be joining the cast of Off-Broadway's longest running play, PERFECT CRIME, replacing Richard Shoberg on Monday, February 20th, in the role of Inspector James Ascher at the Anne L. Bernstein Theater. (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...)

StageArt Announces the Cast for BARE The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

StageArt is pleased to announce the cast for the Victorian professional premiere of bare the Musical, which will play at Prahran's Chapel off Chapel from 20 March - 15 April 2018. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes NEWSIES, BONNIE AND CLYDE Director, Jeff Calhoun
by Behind the Curtain - Feb 12, 2018

We're gonna whomp, and stomp, and whoop it up all night with the legendary director/choreographer Jeff Calhoun. From his days as a hoofer in SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, MY ONE AND ONLY, and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas film, to helming the Broadway revivals of GREASE, Deaf West's BIG RIVER, JEKYLL AND HYDE and the original Broadway companies of BROOKLYN, BONNIE AND CLYDE, and NEWSIES, Jeff tells all to Rob and Kevin. (more...)

Bridget Everett, The Skivvies, Mireya Ramos and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

The holiday season is officially underway at Joe's Pub. Kicking off the slew of extra-festive shows is Ike for the Holidays, Ikechukwu Ufomadu's delightful late night talk show. After that are all your classics - The Skivvies, Tori Scott, Justin Vivian Bond, Murray Hill and more! (more...)

TRU Voices Announces New Musicals Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, on January 15, 29, and February 5, 2018 at 7pm at The Actors Temple Theater, 339 W. 47th Street, NYC. A 'Dollars and Sense' talkback on the future development of the presented works will be held after each performance. Admission is free. Please RSVP at least a day in advance (or much sooner) by calling 212/714-7628, or e-mailing TRUVoicesSeries@gmail.com. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, on January 15, 29, and February 5, 2018 at 7pm at The Actors Temple Theater, 339 W. 47th Street, NYC. A 'Dollars and Sense' talkback on the future development of the presented works will be held after each performance. Admission is free. (more...)

PETER PAN to Fly to Music Theater Works This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents PETER PANat Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, December 23, 2017 through January 1, 2018. (more...)

Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Joe Iconis and More to Bring Holiday Cheer to Feinstein's/54 Below This Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

This month, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, just in time for the holidays. Scroll down for details! (more...)

CAP UCLA Presents FARMHOUSE/WHOREHOUSE, an Artist Lecture by Suzanne Bocanegra Starring Lili Taylor
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) presents the West Coast premiere of Farmhouse/Whorehouse, an Artist Lecture by Suzanne Bocanegra Starring Lili Taylor, directed by Obie Award-winner Lee Sunday Evans, on Saturday, April 14 at 8 p.m. at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Single tickets are now available for $44.50-$59.50 online at cap.ucla.edu and theatre.acehotel.com, via AXS by phone at 888-929-7849 and in person at The Theatre at Ace Hotel box office. (more...)

Photo Flash: Classic Stage Company Presents Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Doyle and Executive Producer Jeff Griffin, and Transport Group, under the leadership of Jack Cummings III (Artistic Director) and Lori Fineman (Executive Director), present a new production of Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE, directed by Jack Cummings III, Artistic Director of The Transport Group, now in  previews at CSC (136 East 13th Street) for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 20.  Opening night is Thursday, May 3.  The cast of SUMMER AND SMOKE will feature Glenna Brucken (Rosemary), Phillip Clark (Dr. Buchanan), Nathan Darrow (John Buchanan),  Hannah Elless (Nellie Ewell), Elena Hurst (Rosa Gonzales), Marin Ireland (Alma Winemiller), Tina Johnson(Mrs. Bassett), Gerardo Rodriguez (Papa Gonzales), T. Ryder Smith (Reverend Winemiller), Ryan Spahn (Archie Kramer),Jonathan Spivey (Roger Doremus), and Barbara Walsh (Mrs. Winemiller). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 17, 2018
by - Apr 17, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

42nd Street Moon Announces Cast And Creative Team For ME AND MY GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors), currently celebrating its 25th Anniversary in continuous operation, has announced the full cast and creative team for the final production of the 2017-2018 season: ME AND MY GIRL, a hilarious and delightful 1930s West End smash hit (winner of three Tony Awards for the critically-acclaimed 1986 Broadway revival).  (more...)

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