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Kelsey Theatre Companies Shine at NJACT's Perry Awards Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Broadway may have its Tony Awards, but New Jersey does itself proud in honoring excellence in community theater across the state each fall. On Sept. 17, the New Jersey Association of Community Theaters (NJACT) hosted the Perry Awards to recognize community theater productions from the past theater season. (more...)

Uptown Players presents THE FULL MONTY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Uptown Players kicks off its 2017-2018 season with the hit musical The Full Monty, running October 20 November 5 at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. (more...)

Matthew Huston, William Dwyer, John Marshall Jr. and Molly LeCaptain to Lead YANK! at Pride Films and Plays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Casting for Pride Films and Plays' Chicago premiere of YANK! A WWII Love Story was announced today by David Zak, Executive Director of Pride Films and Plays. (more...)

Pride Films and Plays presents HIS GREATNESS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Three men - a great American playwright, his trusted and loyal assistant, and a young Canadian street hustler - find themselves together for two days in a hotel room in Vancouver. The ensuing battle for power, love and loyalty is frequently funny, engagingly dark and ultimately moving. HIS GREATNESS, inspired by a 'potentially true story' during the declining days of Tennessee Williams, is an intimate insight into the mind of a familiar public figure, grappling with the loss of former glory and desperate for a return to form and success. Pride Films and Plays will stage the play from October 14 November 12, 2017 in The Buena, the 50-seat venue of the Pride Arts Center. The Buena is located at 4147 N. Broadway, Chicago. The press opening will be Tuesday, October 17 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

The 10th Annual Sharp Short Dance Returns To Riverside Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

The tenth annual Sharp Short Dance festival presented by FORM Dance Projects will take place from 14th to 18th November at Riverside Theatres. (more...)

Randall Edwards Returns to NY in LEGS DIAMOND 30th Anniversary Reunion Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents the Original Broadway cast in Legs Diamond 30th Anniversary Reunion Concert on Sunday, December 3 at 7:00 pm and 9:30 pm. (more...)

Darren Donohue's DUAL CATS WITH ONE CRAYFISH Gets Reading Today at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre begins its 12th season of the New Works Reading Series with a staged reading of Darren Donohue's play DUAL CATS WITH ONE CRAYFISH. (more...)

John Hill & Ben Rimalower Bring TWO HAND JOB to The Duplex this December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

For the first time on stage, veteran New York writer/performers Ben Rimalower (Patti LuPone savant) and John Hill (unclear) join forces to blur the lines between sketch comedy and just general sketchiness. (more...)

Christine Andreas, Bob Stillman, and More Join LEGS DIAMOND Reunion at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents the Original Broadway cast in Legs Diamond 30th Anniversary Reunion Concert on Sunday, December 3 at 7:00 pm and 9:30 pm. The concert is being produced and directed by original cast member Jonathan Cerullo and associate producer Carol Baxter. (more...)

Ashley Griffin's Fairy Tale Take SNOW Returns to NYC Tonight to Benefit BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

After a highly praised development at Playwrights Horizons, NYIT Award nominated A.N.O.N. Productions brings SNOW to Theater 54 in Times Square this fall to benefit Broadway Cares - Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Darren Donohue's DUAL CATS WITH ONE CRAYFISH Gets Reading at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre begins its 12th season of the New Works Reading Series with a staged reading of Darren Donohue's play DUAL CATS WITH ONE CRAYFISH. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief October 12th, 2017: SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY, JUNK, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Oct 12, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY, JUNK, and More! (more...)

Daphne Rubin-Vega to Star in MISS YOU LIKE HELL at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

The Public Theater announced today that the New York premiere of MISS YOU LIKE HELL has been added to The Public's Astor Anniversary Season, celebrating 50 years of new work at 425 Lafayette Street and the 50th Anniversary of HAIR. (more...)

Leslie Odom Jr., Sutton Foster & More Set for December at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has announced its programs and events for December 2017 - scroll down for details! (more...)

John O'Hara and Lisa-Marie Parker Unite for One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2017

Inspired by Shubert's Wintereisse (A Winter's Journey), December Songs portrays a brokenhearted young woman, wandering the snowy paths of Central Park. In this contemporary tale of her journey, she finds the strength to recover and begin her life anew. Written by prolific Broadway Composer Maury Yeston (Nine, Titanic, Phantom), December Songs will be performed by Lisa-Marie Parker (Les Miserables, Cats, Blood Brothers). (more...)

Photo Coverage: LEGS DIAMOND 30th Anniversary Concert Meets the Press
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 29, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presented the Original Broadway cast in Legs Diamond 30th Anniversary Reunion Concert on Sunday, December 3 at 7:00 pm and 9:30 pm. The concert is being produced and directed by original cast member Jonathan Cerullo and associate producer Carol Baxter. BroadwayWorld was there when the cast met the press, and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

Kristine Nielsen to Star in Theresa Rebeck's New Comedy THE WAY OF THE WORLD at D.C.'s Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

Folger Theatre continues its 2017/18 season with The Way of the World, a new comedy freely adapted from the classic play by William Congreve. Written and directed by renowned author Theresa Rebeck (Mauritus and Seminar and Broadway; creator and head writer of TV's Smash), the production will star Tony Award nominee Kristine Nielsen (Present Laughter, You Can't Take It With You, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike on Broadway). (more...)

Tenth Annual Sharp Short Dance Announces 2017 Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

The tenth annual Sharp Short Dance festival presented by FORM Dance Projects declared its 2017 award winners at an exciting final event held at Riverside Theatres on the evening of Saturday 18th November 2017. (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...)

Skylight Theatre Company Opens ROTTERDAM, A West Coast Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

Skylight Theatre Company Stages West Coast Premiere of ROTTERDAM by Jon Brittain and Directed by Ovation Award Winner Michael A. Shepperd (more...)

Celebration Theatre's THE VIEW UPSTAIRS Extends in Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

Celebration, under the artistic direction of Michael Matthews & Michael A. Shepperd, is thrilled to announce that the first show in its 2017-2018 season, the critically acclaimed hit musical, The View UpStairs, book, music and lyrics by Max Vernon, choreography by Cate Caplin, musical direction by Jake Anthony and directed by Michael A. Shepperd is extending through Sunday, November 12 at Celebration Theatre @ the Lex Theatre, 6760 Lexington Ave. in Los Angeles. (more...)

Melbourne Season Announced for MIRACLE CITY, Featuring Missy Higgins
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

The Melbourne premiere of Nick Enright and Max Lambert's celebrated Australian musical MIRACLE CITY takes over the Athenaeum Theatre from 9th February 2018 with an outstanding cast of new stars and musical-theatre veterans. Tickets go on sale on Thursday 9th November 2017 at 9am. (more...)

BWW Review: HERE'S TO THE LADIES at Desert Ensemble Theatre
by Stan Jenson - Nov 19, 2017

Once again, Desert Ensemble Theatre has kicked off its new season with an Opening Gala, and once again, it was an unabated delight! I found myself smiling broadly throughout the 75-minute revue, and those around me were tapping toes, clapping, hooting, and occasionally singing along. (more...)

Luke Frazier to Bring BROADWAY FOR THE HOLIDAYS to Ohio University
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Luke Frazier founder and conductor of The American Pops Orchestra, Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will present Broadway for the Holidays, a special concert not to be missed as part of the Ohio University Performing Arts & Concert Series on Monday, December 4 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Missy Higgins Makes Theatrical Debut In MIRACLE CITY At Brisbane Powerhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

A brand new production of Nick Enright and Max Lambert's celebrated Australian musical Miracle City is coming to Brisbane for a limited season in January 2018. Set in the late 80s, at the height of televangelism, Miracle City tells the story of the Truswells, a family with a dream to build a religious theme park, and the extreme lengths the patriarch, Ricky Truswell, will go to in order to make their dream a reality. (more...)

Photo Flash: A Look Back at LEGS DIAMOND Before Its 30th Anniversary Reunion at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54 Street NYC), Broadway's Supper Club, presents the Original Broadway cast of the much heralded musical in Legs Diamond 30th Anniversary Reunion Concert on Sunday, December 3 at 7:00 pm and 9:30 pm. Scroll down for photos from the original Broadway production! (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, November 10- Hugh Jackman is BACK ON BROADWAY
by Stage Tube - Nov 10, 2017

On this day we celebrate the dazzling Hugh Jackman who debuted his solo show Back on Broadway on this day in 2011. (more...)

Artistic Director Dan Knechtges Makes TUTS Directing Debut with MEMPHIS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Theatre Under The Stars' (TUTS) Artistic Director, Dan Knechtges is directing the upcoming production of MEMPHIS! (more...)

Welcome to the Emerald City! Isabel Keating and Martin Moran Join the Cast of WICKED
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 30, 2018

Today, January 30, Isabel Keating and Martin Moran join the cast of Wicked as Madame Morrible and Doctor Dillamond, respectively. The pair are taking over for Rondi Reed and Chad Jennings who played their final performances on January 28. (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Could Jonathan Groff Bring THE BOBBY DARIN STORY to Broadway?
by Matt Tamanini - Jan 24, 2018

This morning in the New York Post, columnist Michael Riedel reported that THE BOBBY DARIN STORY, which recently played a three-performance run at the 92nd Street Y could potentially make the jump to full-fledged Broadway musical. (more...)

Daphne Rubin-Vega and More Tapped for The Public's MISS YOU LIKE HELL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of MISS YOU LIKE HELL. With book and lyrics by Quiara Alegr a Hudes and music and lyrics by Erin McKeown, the new musical is directed by Public Theater Resident Director and Founder of Public Works Lear deBessonet, with choreography by Danny Mefford. The musical will begin previews in The Public's Newman Theater on Tuesday, March 20 and run through Sunday, May 6, with an official press opening on Tuesday, April 10. (more...)

Fellow Ozians! Welcome New Citizens Isabel Keating and Martin Moran to WICKED
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

Beginning Tuesday, January 30th, the Broadway blockbuster WICKED will welcome, to the Gershwin Theatre, Tony Award nominee ISABEL KEATING as Madame Morrible and Obie Award winner Martin Moran as Doctor Dillamond. (more...)

Uptown Players Present A CHORUS LINE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

Uptown Players brings a limited engagement of everyone's favorite kickline to Dallas for one weekend only with its run of A Chorus Line, February 2-4 at the Moody Performance Hall in the Arts District. (more...)

BWW Feature: CONCERT WITH THE STARS at The Lexington Theatre Company Recap
by Taylor Clemons - Jan 14, 2018

A starry concert ends with two big announcements. (more...)

3-D Theatricals presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

The untold tale of four rock n' roll pioneers and takes center stage when the hit Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET returns to Southern California... courtesy of 3-D Theatricals (3DT), one of Los Angeles' and Orange County's most critically acclaimed musical theatre production companies. (more...)

Broadway, Hollywood Veterans Join Nexus Musical Theatre Camp
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

Josh Bergasse and Dave Clemmons will join the award-winning musical theater faculty at Texas State University to conduct master classes for Nexus, a two-week intensive college prep summer camp designed for high school students. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Dynamic Duo Van Hansis and Tyler Hanes Talk Love and Relationships in Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

Four-time Emmy Award nominated actor Van Hansis and celebrated Broadway star Tyler Hanes first met as college students at Carnegie Mellon, but it took a chance meeting years later at a Broadway opening night to bring the two together romantically. (more...)

Tony Winner Hugh Jackman Reveals He Turned Down 'James Bond' Role
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

Hugh Jackman reveals that he was offered the opportunity to take on the role of iconic secret agent James Bond. 'I just felt at the time that the scripts had become so unbelievable and crazy, and I felt like they needed to become grittier and real,' the Tony winners shares. (more...)

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra Joins FUNNY GIRL The Musical in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

The bright lights of Broadway will shine on the Sydney Opera House next July as the Sydney Symphony Orchestra presents the hit Broadway musical Funny Girl in Concert. (more...)

Photo Flash: Curtis Holbrook Takes Home the Gypsy Robe for SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

Just last night, December 4, the company of Spongebob Squarepants gathered on the Palace Theatre stage to celebrate the opening of the show and the passing of the Gypsy Robe to Curtis Holbrook. (more...)

Sara Jean Ford to Star in CALAMITY JANE in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

Sara Jean Ford (The Phantom of the Opera, Cats) will star in two concert presentations of the Sammy Fain and Paul Francis Webster's musical Calamity Jane at Feinstein's/54 Below on Monday, January 29th, 2018, at 7:00pm and 9:30pm. (more...)

Hugh Jackman Is 'Itching' to Return to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

While Hugh Jackman readies the world for his return to the big screen in The Greatest Showman, he has already set his sights on a return to the Broadway stage. In fact, he's 'itching' for a new Broadway project and is busy developing a new, original musical, according to a recent interview with Variety. (more...)

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra presents FUNNY GIRL THE MUSICAL in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

The bright lights of Broadway will shine on the Sydney Opera House next July as the Sydney Symphony Orchestra presents the hit Broadway musical Funny Girl in Concert. (more...)


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Dive Down to Bikini Bottom and Meet the Full Company of SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Dec 4, 2017

SpongeBob SquarePants on Broadway officially opens tonight, December 4th, at The Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway - Broadway at 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch interviews with the cast and get a peek at them in rehearsal in the video below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the New Boys of JERSEY BOYS- Nicolas Dromard
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 4, 2017

The Tony, Grammy & Olivier Award-Winning Best Musical Jersey Boys is making its off-Broadway return this season at New World Stages. Nicolas Dromard will be taking on the role of Tony DeVito. Meet Nick Dromard who will reprise his Broadway role, Tommy DeVito, in the off-Broadway mounting of the show below! (more...)


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American Pops to Present AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their star-studded third season with Around the World in 80 Days, the world premiere of a new family-oriented musical written by Claybourne Elder ('Gossip Girl,' Broadway's Sunday in the Park...) and directed by Kelly Crandall d'Amboise. (more...)

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, and More Sign On as Muny Season 100 Creatives
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for The Muny's 2018 centennial season, which opens on June 11 with the first production in the world of Jerome Robbins' Broadway since it's Tony - award winning Broadway and national tour productions. (more...)

Marsha Malamet Featured on Jason Gould's DANGEROUS MAN Album, Out This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Grammy nominated, multi-Platinum songwriter, out musician Marsha Malamet, is featured on the new Jason Gould CD Dangerous Man' to be released this Friday, December 15th, 2017. (more...)

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