The Book of Mormon on Tour


Denee Benton Steps in for Phillipa Soo in MasterVoices' OF THEE I SING at Carnegie Hall; More Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

MasterVoices announces additional casting for its season opening presentation of George and Ira Gershwin's Of Thee I Sing on Thursday, November 2 at 7:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. Tony Award nominee Den e Benton (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812) joins the cast as Mary Turner, replacing Phillipa Soo, who regretfully can no longer participate due to scheduling conflicts. (more...)

CURVY WIDOW, Starring Nancy Opel, Adds Thursday Matinees Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Curvy Widow, the new musical comedy with a book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody (Broadway: Oh Hello; Cutman), and directed by Peter Flynn (Rhapsody in Seth; Two Rooms), is currently playing at the Westside Theatre and has announced that beginning October 2, 2017, their schedule will change to include a Thursday matinee. (more...)

Maria-Christina Oliveras, Brennan Caldwell and More to Perform SONGS FOR THE DEAD: THE SONGS OF MATTHEW MCCOLLUM at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, will present SONGS FOR THE DEAD: THE SONGS OF MATTHEW MCCOLLUM Monday, October 23rd, at 9:30pm. The cast will feature Maria-Christina Oliveras (Amelie, Pretty Filthy) and Brennan Caldwell (Baghdaddy, Money Talks), among others. (more...)

Kara Lindsay, Nic Rouleau, Jill Paice, and More Join BROADWAY BOUND Part 2 at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

After an acclaimed debut in March of this year, Feinstein's/54 Below will be presenting the second edition of Broadway Bound: The Musicals That Never Came To Broadway on Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 (7:00pm & 9:30 pm) at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: September 25- October 1, 2017
by BWW Special - Sep 25, 2017

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of September 25- October 1, 2017. (more...)


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BWW Review: WILL AND GRACE Is As Hilarious As Ever In New Politically-Charged Reboot
by Emily Bruno - Sep 25, 2017

Mac and Cheese. Peanut Butter and Jelly. Bert and Ernie. These are duos that have stood the test of time. WILL AND GRACE (and for that matter Jack and Karen) rightfully deserve their names on this list, as they prove themselves just as worthy as they were eleven years ago. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 9/24/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 9/24/2017. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 9/25
by BWW Special - Sep 25, 2017

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 9/24/2017. (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Returns to Eisemann on 35th Anniversary Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Eisemann Center Presents opens the Theatre Series with the production Forbidden Broadway 35th Anniversary Tour with five performances October 19-22, 2017 at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive in Richardson, Texas. Just when Broadway thought it was safe from the poison pen of funny-man Gerard Alessandrini, Forbidden Broadway returns, sharper and more hilarious than ever! This year's targets include Pippin, Kinky Boots, Les Miz, Matilda, joining favorites from last year including Wicked and The Book of Mormon. (more...)

Bea Corley, Jeremy Kushnier, Charlotte Maltby and Josh Young to Headline THE SECRET GARDEN at TUTS; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Theatrical talent from across the country will converge on Houston to bring the 5th Avenue Theatre Company and the Shakespeare Theatre Company co-production of THE SECRET GARDEN presented by Theatre Under The Stars. (more...)

Wallets at the Ready- Today is the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2017

This is the moment, theatre lovers! Today's the day that you can turn your love of Broadway into a philanthropic endeavor, because today is the Broadway Flea Market &Grand Auction! (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Meet HAMILTON's New Aaron Burr (Sir), Daniel Breaker!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 23, 2017

Daniel Breaker needs not wait for it any longer. Hamilton has a new Aaron Burr on Broadway, and this #Hamvet has his act down pat. Breaker joins the New York company after starring in the Chicago production, where he took over as the revolutionary rival after Wayne Brady departed the cast. Now he's chatting with BroadwayWorld about his new home at the Richard Rodgers and his long road to Hamilton. (more...)

Kyle Riabko Releases First Single From 'Richard Rodgers Reimagined'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Ghostlight Records has announced the first single from the album Richard Rodgers Reimagined from KYLE RIABKO. Starting today Friday, September 22 customers that pre-order the album HERE will immediately receive the single Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin'. (more...)

Full Cast Announced and Final Tickets Released for TWISTED BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

TWISTED BROADWAY is coming back to Melbourne bigger, better and more twisted than ever at the spectacular Regent Theatre on Monday 2nd October. Due to huge demand, final tickets have just been released. (more...)

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 9/22/2017
by BWW - Sep 22, 2017

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 9/22/2017. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: September 21, 2017
by BWW Special - Sep 21, 2017

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

Snowfall Over London! Is Disney Already Planning a FROZEN West End Transfer?
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 21, 2017

According to the Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye, the Broadway-bound stage adaptation of Disney's Frozen is already eyeing a run on London's West End. (more...)

Disney's ALADDIN Flies to The Paramount Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Casting has been announced for the Seattle engagement of Disney's Aladdin. The hit Broadway musical will begin performances in Seattle at The Paramount Theatre on Thursday, October 12 for a limited engagement through Sunday October 29. T (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Fulton Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre presents the psychedelic musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, now through October 15. Expect the unexpected as Little Shop of Horrors is presented to our audience in a brand new and exciting way. Remember whatever you do, DO NOT FEED THE PLANT! BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

2017 Rob Guest Endowment Semi-Finalists Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Earlier this month, the Rob Guest Endowment held auditions in Melbourne and Sydney to search for this year's winner of the Rob Guest Endowment Award. (more...)

Tickets for THE BOOK OF MORMON at STG On Sale 9/25 at 10 AM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Back by popular demand, The Book of Mormon, which played a record breaking two-week run in 2013 returns to Seattle for a limited engagement from January 2 14, 2018 at The Paramount Theatre. Single tickets will go on sale on Monday, September 25 at 10 am. Tickets will be available on-line at STGPresents.org, Ticketmaster.com, by calling 1-800-745-3000 or in person at The Paramount Theatre Box Office (Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm). Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 1-888-214-6856. (more...)

Leslie Odom Jr., Andrew Rannells, Sutton Foster, and Stephanie J. Block To Perform Live at Lincoln Center
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 19, 2017

This December, 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 combining the intimacy of cabaret with the razzle dazzle of the Great White Way at The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Presented by Live From Lincoln Center, each evening showcases one of these leading voices of musical theater while illuminating their musical journeys to stardom, revisiting favorite songs, and offering glimpses of future projects. (more...)

Cast Complete for 5th Avenue Theatre's New Staging of RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced full casting for its evocative new production of Ragtime, which begins rehearsals today. A tale of family, heart and perseverance at the turn of the 20th century, Ragtime is a vital story about the headstrong and determined individuals and their families who helped make the United States a diverse and thriving nation. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 9/12/2017 - 9/19/2017
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 9/12/2017 - 9/19/2017. (more...)

Matt Doyle and Ali Ewoldt to Perform with New York Pops in Season Opener
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

On October 27, 2017 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will open its 35th season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, with a concert celebrating the centennial of the birth of the orchestra's founder, Skitch Henderson (1918-2018). (more...)


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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 9/17/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 9/17/2017. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 9/18
by BWW Special - Sep 18, 2017

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 9/17/2017. (more...)

Masters of the House Record: A Look at Broadway's Record-Breaking 2017 So Far!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 18, 2017

The new Broadway production of Hello, Dolly! starring Bette Midler is making headlines yet again as it breaks its own box office records with the highest weekly gross in the history of both the Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street) and The Shubert Organization. (more...)

Andrew Rannells, Corey Stoll Join Amazon Original Series THE ROMANOFFS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Amazon Original Series THE ROMANOFFS, created, written, directed and executive produced by nine-time Emmy award winner Matthew Weiner (Mad Men), and co-produced with Weinstein Television, has set additional guest actors slated to join the series, including Corey Stoll, Andrew Rannells and Mike Doyle. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: September 18-24, 2017
by BWW Special - Sep 18, 2017

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of September 18-24, 2017. (more...)

HAMILTON Stage Management Team Slated for L.A. Panel
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The Stage Managers' Association of the United States (SMA) presents IN CONVERSATION WITH THE HAMILTON STAGE MANAGEMENT TEAM (Angelica Tour), hosted by Actors Co-op Theatre Company, a panel moderated by Joel Veenstra, SMA Western Regional Representative and Associate Head of Stage Management at UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Opens LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present the psychedelic musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, September 19 through October 15. Expect the unexpected as Little Shop of Horrors is presented to our audience in a brand new and exciting way. Remember whatever you do, DO NOT FEED THE PLANT! (more...)

BWW Interview: Meet Broadway's Top Legal Eagle, Mark Sendroff
by Robert Diamond - Sep 15, 2017

Billy Flynn might get all the attention, but Broadway's real, go-to man of the law is Mark Sendroff. (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did The Critics Think of Broadway-Bound FROZEN in Denver? Updating LIVE!
by Review Roundups - Sep 15, 2017

Disney's Frozen's pre-Broadway engagement had is opening night in Denver tonight, and is now playing through October 1, 2017 at the Buell Theatre. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More!
by BWW Special - Sep 15, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Dreamgirls, The Odd Couple, The Book of Mormon, and more! (more...)

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 9/15/2017
by BWW - Sep 15, 2017

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 9/15/2017. (more...)

Leads from ANASTASIA, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, HELLO, DOLLY! HAMILTON, WAITRESS, WICKED and More to Sign Autographs at BC/EFA's 2017 Broadway Flea Market
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

More than 70 beloved Broadway and Off-Broadway performers - from Tony Award-winning legends to anticipated debuts - will come together to meet their biggest fans on Sunday, September 24th at the 31st Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

It's Coronation Day! Disney's FROZEN Pre-Broadway Engagement Opens Tonight in Denver
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

It's coronation day! Tonight is opening night for Disney's Frozen's pre-Broadway engagement, playing through October 1, 2017 at the Buell Theatre in the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

BWW Review: Irreverent "Book of Mormon" Delights in Return Visit at State Theatre
by Roy Berko - Sep 14, 2017

One of the major concerns in attending a return visit by a Broadway touring show is that the production will be a lesser version. Those planning on attending 'Book of Mormon,' now on stage at the State Theatre, should have no fears. This reincarnation is equally good as any of the other versions that have trucked into town. In fact, it is probably better than some of the others. (more...)

Photo Flash: Welcome to Arendelle! First Look at Broadway-Bound FROZEN in Denver!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

For the first time in forever, we've got a first look at Disney's Frozen's pre-Broadway engagement, playing through October 1, 2017 at the Buell Theatre in the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

New Faces, New Flubs! THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG to Welcome New Company This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

A new school year is beginning at Cornley University this fall as the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Mischief Theatre's The Play That Goes Wrong, which has inexplicably become longest-running play currently on Broadway, welcomes a new company beginning Tuesday, September 19th. (more...)

Lillias White, John Tartaglia, Kate Flannery and More Set for 'BROADWAY TO THE RESCUE' Benefit for the Homeless in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Times Square, 42nd Street, Broadway; the heart of New York City. But for One Night Only, Saturday, October 14, 2017, the Great White Way is coming to LA with its best and brightest for Broadway to the Rescue: A Benefit for the Homeless at the Montalban Theater in Hollywood. (more...)

Original LENNON Stars Will Chase, Mandy Gonzalez and More to Reunite in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Members of the original Broadway company of LENNON, which opened on Broadway in 2005, will reunite for a concert presentation of the musical at Feinstein's/54 Below on Monday, October 9th, 2017, at 9:30pm. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON in San Francisco On Sale to the Public 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Back by popular demand, The Book of Mormon returns to San Francisco for four weeks only, February 6 through March 4, 2018, at the SHN Orpheum Theatre. Single tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, September 15 at 10am PT. Tickets will be available online at shnsf.com or by calling SHN Audience Services at 888-746-1799. (more...)

NEWSIES, KINKY BOOTS Star Adam Kaplan Visits the Broadwaysted Podcast
by Broadwaysted - Sep 12, 2017

This week we're pouring out Brooklyn Lager (and Kimberly's gin & tonic) with our newest #FriendoftheShow, the amazing Adam Kaplan! Adam spills about his early, unrehearsed Broadway debut covering Jack Kelly in NEWSIES, going on in the middle of the first Act, and his hilarious experiences throughout his career with the musical HAIRSPRAY. (more...)

CURVY WIDOW, Starring Nancy Opel, Extends Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Curvy Widow, the new musical comedy with a book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody (Broadway: Oh Hello; Cutman), and directed by Peter Flynn (Rhapsody in Seth; Two Rooms), currently playing at the Westside Theatre, has announced that tickets are now on sale through December 31, 2017. (more...)

Rob Colletti to Shred in Chicago When SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL Arrives This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Broadway In Chicago and Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber have announced that casting has been finalized for the national tour of the high-octane Broadway and West End hit, SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL. (more...)

BWW Review: Reconciling Politics and Religion in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Garden Theater
by Kimberly Moy - Sep 12, 2017

The Garden Theatre kicks off it's 10th season with JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. This production features a number of actors who are debuting at the Garden for the first time and a number of returning faces who are all ready to rock. With a familiar story, a famous score, and great live musicians this production should have risen to the top of Garden Theater debuts. (more...)

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