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Old Globe Opens Season with World Premiere of HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

The Old Globe today announced that its 2018-2019 Season will kick off with the world premiere of the new musical Heart of Rock and Roll, inspired by the songs of Huey Lewis and the News, featuring a book by Jonathan Abrams and story by Tyler Mitchell and Jonathan Abrams. It will be directed by Gordon Greenberg with choreography by Lorin Latarro and music supervision, arrangements, and orchestrations by Brian Usifer. Heart of Rock and Roll will bepresented by special arrangement with Tyler Mitchell, W. Leo Kiely, Bill Kiely, Whitney Kiely Moehle, and Tamar Climan. Mr. Lewis released a brief video to Rolling Stone about the show (with a surprise guest cameo)-click here to see for yourself! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the All New Trailer for DREAMGIRLS
by Stage Tube - Feb 9, 2018

A dazzling new trailer for the multi award-winning West End production Dreamgirls has been released today. Watch the full trailer below! Presented by Sonia Friedman Productions, this critically acclaimed musical is now booking at the Savoy Theatre in London through to 22nd September 2018. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: February 8, 2018
by BWW Special - Feb 8, 2018

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

THELMA LOUISE; DYKE REMIX To Play The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

???????After a sold out run last summer in The Tank's 'Pride Fest' T and L, and their magical flying Thunderbird/badass rock band are back for a one-night-only concert reading at the Tank on Monday February 19th at 7pm.  (more...)

VIDEO: Jordan Roth Teams with Billy Porter for THE BIRDS AND THE BS- Watch the Premiere Episode!
by Stage Tube - Feb 8, 2018

The Birds and The BS is the kids show for adults! Because we forgot everything we learned in kindergarten. Join Mr. Jordan and his especially animated friends as they sing you towards the right path…but you know, left. (more...)

OTHER WORLD, A New Musical By Hunter Bell, Jeff Bowen & Ann McNamee To Have Industry Lab Presentations
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

OTHER WORLD, a new musical with an original score and story by Tony Award Nominee Hunter Bell (book), Obie Award winner Jeff Bowen (music and lyrics), and singer-songwriter and author Ann McNamee (music and lyrics) will have an invitation-only developmental lab presentation on Thursday, February 15 and Friday, February 16 at Jerome Robbins Theatre at Baryshnikov Arts Center, 450 W. 37th Street. (more...)

VIDEO: Ben Platt Teases Upcoming Solo Album- 'It's Definitely Pop'
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2018

As BroadwayWorld reported last year, Tony Award winner Ben Platt is hard at work on his first solo album with Atlantic Records. Now he's telling the world what to expect. "The album at Atlantic is definitely pop and it's all original music that I'm writing and co-writing with some people who I've met that I really love very much," he told Billboard. (more...)

Broadway Stars Join Kooman & Dimond For Birdland Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

The Broadway at Birdland concert series is thrilled to welcome Fred Ebb Award-winning songwriters Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond for Kooman & Dimond: The Crowd Goes Mild Monday, February 12th at 7:00 on Birdland's historic stage. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Breaks House Record In Portland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

The Book of Mormon, winner of nine Tony Awards® including Best Musical, has broken the house record in Portland for the week ending January 28, 2018 at Keller Auditorium grossing $1,703,226 for a standard 8-performance week as part of the U.S. Bank Broadway in Portland series. (more...)

Less Than Fourteen Arabian Nights Until ALADDIN Comes To Brisbane
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

???????The wishes of Queensland musical theatre fans are soon to be granted with less than two weeks until Disney's Aladdin opens at Queensland Performing Arts Centre, (QPAC) from 20 February 2018. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the San Francisco Production of THE BOOK OF MORMON Load In
by Stage Tube - Feb 6, 2018

SHN: Broadway in San Francisco shared a video on Twitter yesterday that depicted a timelapse of the San Francisco company of The Book of Mormon loading in. The video shows the crew piecing together the set and allows fans to get a glimpse of how their favorite show is created. (more...)

Photo: Josh Gad, Andrew Rannells, and More Original BOOK OF MORMON Stars Reunite!
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 6, 2018

Original Book of Mormon star Josh Gad shared a photo on Twitter of himself with some other original cast members from the show, including Andrew Rannells, Rory O'Malley, Jason Michael Snow and Michael James Scott. Check out the photo below! (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN Will Welcome Memphis to the Renaissance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

The completely original new musical Something Rotten!, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, plays the Orpheum Theatre April 10-15. (more...)

SEX WITH STRANGERS Comes to KCRep's Copaken Stage This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

???????Kansas City Repertory Theatre's Assistant Artistic Director, Chip Miller, takes the helm as director when KCRep mounts Laura Eason's modern take on love in the digital age, SEX WITH STRANGERS, March 2- 25, 2018 on the Copaken Stage. (more...)

BWW Review: A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM Raises the Dead at Pittsburgh Public
by Greg Kerestan - Feb 6, 2018

Vaudeville, burlesque and television variety shows may be dead, but Ted Pappas uses the classic Sondheim musical to exhume the bodies and bring them roaring back to life. (more...)

KC Rep Announces SEX WITH STRANGERS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

Kansas City Repertory Theatre's Assistant Artistic Director, Chip Miller, takes the helm as director when KCRep mounts Laura Eason's modern take on love in the digital age, SEX WITH STRANGERS, March 2- 25, 2018 on the Copaken Stage. (more...)

Dave Thomas Brown Is THE BOOK OF MORMON'S Next Elder Price
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

The Book of Mormon has a new missionary! BroadwayWorld has just learned that Dave Thomas Brown, last seen on Broadway in American Psycho, will take over the lead role of Elder Kevin Price beginning February 20. (more...)

Broadway San Jose Announces Complete Lineup For Its 10th Anniversary Season!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

???????Broadway San Jose, a Nederlander Presentation, announced today the six productions that will comprise the lineup for its 10th anniversary season - ON YOUR FEET! (October 9-14, 2018), based on the story and music of 26-time Grammy Award-winning icons Emilio and Gloria Estefan; the 10-time Tony Award-nominated hilarious new musical smash SOMETHING ROTTEN! (January 29-February 3, 2019); Andrew Lloyd Webber's beloved iconic musical CATS (February 19-24, 2019); the hit Broadway musical DISNEY'S ALADDIN (April 10-21, 2019); the stunning new production of the acclaimed Tony Award-winning musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (May 21-26, 2019); and the brand-new Andrew Lloyd Webber Broadway and West End smash hit SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL (June 4-9, 2019). Two season add-on productions will be announced at a later date.  (more...)

Transcendence Theatre Co. presents North Bay Premiere of THE LADIES OF BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

Transcendence Theatre Company, creators and producers of the award-winning "Broadway Under the Stars," celebrates the talents and tenacity of female Broadway professionals with its premiere of 'The Ladies of Broadway,' presented in March 2018 with performances in San Rafael and Santa Rosa, Calif. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 2/4/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 2/4/2018. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 2/5
by BWW Special - Feb 5, 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 2/4/2018. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting for THE WAY OF THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for James Macdonald's new revival of William Congreve's Restoration comedy masterpiece The Way of The World. Haydn Gwynne will be playing the role of Lady Wishfort, replacing Linda Bassett who has sadly had to withdraw from the production before the start of rehearsals for personal reasons. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: February 19-25, 2018
by BWW Special - Feb 19, 2018

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of February 19-25, 2018 (more...)

The Playhouse Says 'Wilkommen' To CABARET March 13-18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

February 19, 2018 - Based on Roundabout Theatre Company's Tony Award-winning production, Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) CABARET will play The Playhouse on Rodney Square in Wilmington for eight performances, March 13-19. This is the first time the Broadway revival has toured the historic Wilmington theater. (more...)

HAMILTON, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and More Join DPAC's 2018/2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2018

Durham Performing Arts Center has announced its upcoming Broadway season, according to WRAL.com. The season has been dubbed 'New York, New York' because all eight shows are currently or were recently on Broadway, including smash hit Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen. (more...)

HAMILTON To Anchor SunTrust Broadway At DPAC's 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

Direct from New York, Nederlander presents SunTrust Broadway at DPAC's, 2018 / 2019 Season. It's our "New York, New York" Season with all eight shows being current or recent hits direct-from-Broadway. The eleventh season of SunTrust Broadway at DPAC begins this fall, anchored by HAMILTON, and featuring 2017 Tony-winning Best Musical and the 2018 Grammy Award-winning, DEAR EVAN HANSEN and 2017 Tony-winning Best Revival of a Musical, HELLO, DOLLY! starring Broadway legend Betty Buckley as Dolly Gallagher Levi. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Joe Iconis' LOVE IN HATE NATION at Penn State
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Penn State Centre Stage premiere production of the musical Love in Hate Nation, February 13-24, in the Playhouse Theatre, University Park. With Music, lyrics, and book by Joe Iconis, Love in Hate Nation was commissioned by Penn State Musical Theatre as part of their New Works Initiative. (more...)

Linda And Laura Benanti, Ben Fankhauser, And The Music Box Theatre Come to Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

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. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: February 15, 2018
by BWW Special - Feb 15, 2018

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

Postmodern Jukebox and TUnE-yArDs Artists Join Broadway Talent For North American Premiere Of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR At Lyric Opera
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Artists from the bands Postmodern Jukebox, tUnE-yArDs and Diane Coffee join Broadway and West End talent for Lyric Opera's North American premiere of Timothy Sheader's explosive Olivier Award-winning production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar, presented from April 27 to May 20, 2018 at the Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago (press opening April 28). (more...)

New Musical SESSION GIRLS To Debut At Feinstein's / 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

??????? SESSION GIRLS, a new musical by three-time Emmy nominee, Mia Moravis, will debut Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 9:30PM at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Nikki Renée Daniels and More Appear on Studio Cast Recording of KRIS KRINGLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Yellow Sound Label has announced the release of the new studio cast recording of Kris Kringle The Musical on Friday, February 16. Kris Kringle is the brand-new Christmas musical which made its New York debut at Town Hall in November 2017. (more...)

Ensemble Cast Announced for JERSEY BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

JERSEY BOYS Director, Des McAnuff announces the talented ensemble he has cast in the keenly-anticipated season of JERSEY BOYS, opening for a strictly limited season at the Capitol Theatre in Sydney this September. (more...)

Las Lottery Tickets llegan a Madrid
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Feb 15, 2018

EL GUARDAESPALDAS ha anunciado que sera el primer musical en Madrid que implante un sistema de loteria mediante el cual podran conseguirse las mejores localidades a solo 20 euros. (more...)

Donell James Foreman Takes the Stage at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Donell James Foreman in The Dirty 30 Tour or, Play-List: A Pop Music Memoir on Monday, March 19th. Donell James Foreman - currently in The Book of Mormon - makes his Feinstein's/54 Below solo concert debut (more...)

Broadway Sessions Celebrates Black History Month Featuring Denee Benton and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Broadway Sessions celebrates Black History Month this week, 2/15 BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano.  This Thursday night, February 15th,  Broadway Sessions celebrates Black History Month with an all star cast of Broadway favorites (more...)

FROZEN Announces $30 Digital Lottery Tickets
by Julie Musbach - Feb 13, 2018

The Arendelle sisters are on their way to Broadway with Disney's FROZEN starting previews next week, February 22. According to The Hollywood Reporter, producers have just announced that the show will offer a digital lottery for $30 tickets to every performance. (more...)

PBS to Air Concerts From Sutton Foster, Leslie Odom Jr., Stephanie J. Block and More this Spring
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

Some of Broadway's brightest stars—Leslie Odom Jr., Andrew Rannells, Sutton Foster with special guest Jonathan Groff, and Stephanie J. Block—will headline four special performances as part of a new series, Live From Lincoln Center Presents – Stars in Concert. Combining the intimacy of cabaret with Broadway panache, each evening will showcase one of these leading voices of musical theater illuminating their musical journeys to stardom, revisiting favorite songs, and delighting viewers with their versatility and captivating performances. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Rachel Bloom and Adam Schlesinger of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND Bring Brazen Hilarity to The Appel Room
by Melanie Votaw - Feb 13, 2018

Rachel Bloom has no shame, and we're all better for it. Performing original music at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Appel Room on Feb. 11, 2018, along with co-writer Adam Schlesinger, Bloom arrived on stage with guns blazing. (more...)

VIDEO: As the Storm Rolls Closer, Go Behind the Scenes of FROZEN's Sitzprobe Featuring New Music
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2018

The snow is glowing white, the hugs are warm, and for the first time in forever FROZEN is mere steps from Broadway! Go behind the scenes for a sneak peek at new songs and hear from the creatives as they complete their journey to Broadway! (more...)

Photo Coverage: FROZEN Storms Its Way to Broadway- Meet the Company!
by Walter McBride - Feb 13, 2018

In just over a week, Frozen will join Disney Theatrical hits Aladdin and The Lion King on Broadway, beginning previews at the St. James Theatre on Thursday, February 22, 2018 and opening Thursday, March 22, 2018. (more...)

BWW TV: Bundle Up and Watch the FROZEN Team Preview New Songs for Broadway!
by TV - Press Previews - Feb 13, 2018

In just over a week, Frozen will join Disney Theatrical hits Aladdin and The Lion King on Broadway, beginning previews at the St. James Theatre on Thursday, February 22, 2018 and opening Thursday, March 22, 2018. (more...)

Justin Huertas Joins Band For 12 OPHELIAS Opening Friday at UW Drama!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

???????What if, instead of drowning, Shakespeare's Ophelia had splashed through the brook water and found a parallel universe on the other side? (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Broadway Cools Down- Meet the Cast of FROZEN!
by Walter McBride - Feb 13, 2018

In just over a week, Frozen will join Disney Theatrical hits Aladdin and The Lion King on Broadway, beginning previews at the St. James Theatre on Thursday, February 22, 2018 and opening Thursday, March 22, 2018. (more...)

BOOK OF MORMON Adds New Preview Performance With All Seats At $20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

???????An additional preview was announced today for the upcoming Sydney production of The Book of Mormon, on Tuesday 27 February at 7pm at the Sydney Lyric Theatre. This will be the first chance for fans to see the much-anticipated Broadway smash hit in Sydney. All tickets for this special preview will cost only $20.00 and go on sale at 9am on Monday 19 February. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: February 12-18, 2018
by BWW Special - Feb 12, 2018

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of February 12-18, 2018 (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 2/11/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 2/11/2018. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 2/12
by - Feb 12, 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 2/11/2018. (more...)

HAMILTON and DEAR EVAN HANSEN Headline Hennepin Theatre Trust's Season, Plus HELLO, DOLLY! and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

Hennepin Theatre Trust today announced the Tony Award®-winning lineup for the 2018-2019 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin season, featuring eight Minnesota premieres and revivals with four returning favorites. (more...)

Lorna Luft, David Yazbek, Broadway Loves Demi Lovato, and More Lead This Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

This 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...)

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