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The Challenge - 1919 - Broadway


Selwyn Theatre

(New York, NY)
229 W. 42nd St.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 29, 2021
The crowd could be neither controlled nor contained when Mason Alexander Park took over The Green Room 42 during Gay Pride weekend, and, dudes, it was a night to remember.
by TV Scoop - Jun 28, 2021
Get all the scoop on HELL'S KITCHEN, airing on FOX on Monday, July 5, 2021!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 28, 2021
This week (June 28- July 4) in live streaming: Emma Kingston and Josh Gad visit Backstage Live, Tovah Feldshuh in Becoming Dr. Ruth, a Jenn Colella Masterclass, and so much more!
by TV Scoop - Jun 28, 2021
Get all the scoop on GAME OF TALENTS, airing on FOX on Saturday, July 10, 2021!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2021
The Ontario government has issued its guidance for attendance at outdoor performing arts events, paving the way for the opening of the Stratford Festival’s 2021 season. According to these guidelines, the Stratford Festival will be able to accommodate 100 people (or 25% capacity) in each of its new outdoor canopies.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2021
Performances of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child begin at Broadway’s Lyric Theatre in New York on November 16, 2021. Broadway tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 12, 2021. Now, the show has been boldly restaged as one singular performance.
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 25, 2021
Last summer, when live entertainment everywhere came to a screeching halt, two of the world's most beloved drag queens were looking ahead... to the holidays.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2021
From 7-10 July, Pitlochry Festival Theatre's open-air amphitheatre will première a new stage adaptation by the theatre's Artistic Director, Elizabeth Newman, of Fyodor Dostoevsky's 1848 short story, White Nights: A Sentimental Story from The Diary of a Dreamer.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 24, 2021
Rolin Jones (“Perry Mason,” “Friday Night Lights”), who also has an overall development deal with AMC Studios, is creator, showrunner and executive producer of “Interview.”
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2021
River is extraordinary in that it has been created to be presented live in concert. The ACO perform live onstage during the screening of the film, directed from the violin by ACO Artistic Director Richard Tognetti, who also curated the score for the production.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 22, 2021
Though hard to believe it may be, Studio Tenn artistic director Patrick Cassidy and his wife Melissa Hurley Cassidy have been Tennesseans for well over a year now – he took the reins at Studio Tenn, the Franklin-based professional theater company that has gained critical acclaim and national notoriety during its existence for its unique blend of musicals and original plays – but only now, as theater re-emerges from the dark days of a pandemic-related shutdown, have we managed to get the peripatetic Mr. Cassidy to take time out from his hectic schedule to answer our questions and give BroadwayWorld readers a chance to get to know him better.
by TV Scoop - Jun 22, 2021
Get all the scoop on GAME OF TALENTS, airing on FOX on Tuesday, June 22, 2021!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 21, 2021
Internationally renowned UK-based choreographer Marc Brew teams up with the inimitable Rawcus Ensemble in new performance work, GLASS at Northcote Town Hall Arts Centre from 7 – 11 July.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2021
The event will include performances from Deanna Choi, Kyla Carter, Alyssa Kim, Hannah Jewel Kohn, Eloise Vaynshtok, Courtney Iventosch, Amanda Jane Cooper, Sarah Anne Fernandez, David Socolar, Jackie Brubaker, Maddie Schneider, and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 19, 2021
Tickets are now available for this production, running July 2-10, 2021.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 18, 2021
The recent first-time Tony nominee is ready for another first: his own solo show.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2021
Dundee Rep and Scottish Dance Theatre will present the Digital Buzz Festival, a week-long programme celebrating the creative output of the various performing arts groups which are part of the organisation's engagement programme.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2021
This summer's mainstage offering is 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' directed by Taylor Davis. The one hour long, four actor Backyard Bard series this year is a rotating rep of 'Twelfth Night' and 'The Tempest' directed by long time GreenStage veteran Ken Holmes.
by Neil Shurley - Jun 15, 2021
'We felt that the best way to welcome folks back into the theatre was through shows that would spark a boatload of joy.'
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 15, 2021
A virtual 25th Birthday Celebration, featuring 25 monologues by 25 playwrights including Boni B. Alvarez, Bekah Brunstetter, Jessica Goldberg, Hilly Hicks Jr., David Ives, David Lindsay-Abaire and Sarah Ruhl, performed by actors such as Enrico Colantoni, Marin Hinkle, Brent Jennings, Megan Ketch, Hamish Linklater and James Tupper, will take place on Thursday, July 1.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2021
Brooklyn performance and civic space JACK opens its space to public performance for the first time in 16 months, with three free concerts July 29 - 31 by virtuosic trumpet player/composer Peter Evans and his band, Being & Becoming. 
by David Bravos - Jul 8, 2021
Sophie Salvesani and Nigel Huckle are no strangers to the roles of Maria and Tony in WEST SIDE STORY, having played the leads in 2019. Now playing the show in Perth and Brisbane, the two stars share their thoughts on the show, their characters, what’s changed since 2019, and how the themes in the show are still relevant today.
by Ron Bierman - Jul 7, 2021
San Diego’s classical music scene coped with the COVID-19 invasion by trading shuttered concert halls for parking lots and online media. Appreciative bravos and bravas were replaced by either honking horns, flashing headlights or painful silence. The city’s Mainly Mozart was an early adopter of drive-in performances. Its first was in July of last year with an audience of 150 vehicles voicing raucous automotive approval for San Diego Symphony Concertmaster Jeff Thayer and seven musicians from the Los Angeles Philharmonic, including Concertmaster Martin Chalifour. The musicians, delighted to be playing in person under any circumstances, delivered lively versions of an early Mozart divertimento and the Mendelssohn octet.
by Monica Moore - Jul 6, 2021
An all-female cast of clever young women delivered an intriguing and highly entertaining performance.
by TV Scoop - Jul 6, 2021
Get all the scoop on GAME OF TALENTS, airing on FOX on Saturday, July 17, 2021!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 30, 2021
​​​​​​​The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust will present a diverse array of in-person and online programming this August to include film screenings, live concerts, virtual lectures, and family-friendly entertainment.
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2021
Lorna Shore recently dropped their viral new track and music video for “To The Hellfire”, which has over 2.4 million views and racked up over 1 million Spotify streams in the first week.
by Marc Savitt - Jul 28, 2021
In Eleanor, Barrington Stage Company Associate Artist and playwright Mark St. Germain brings to life Eleanor Roosevelt, the most influential First Lady the world has ever seen. We chat with Harriet Harris on playing the title character.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2021
Due to an overwhelming response, Rockefeller Productions is opening a new block of weekend tickets for the highly anticipated Disney Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Adaptation.
by TV Scoop - Jul 26, 2021
Get all the scoop on GAME OF TALENTS, airing on FOX on Saturday, August 7, 2021!
by Alan Henry - Jul 23, 2021
BroadwayWorld is checking in with theaters around the country as they prepare to reopen this summer. Next in our series we check in with Steppenwolf Theatre Company's Executive Director E. Brooke Flanagan.
by Andrea Stephenson - Jul 17, 2021
The entire cast and crew of Gettysburg Community Theatre’s production of Working do a wonderful job of creating an engaging and inspiring performance. Visit to get your tickets before it’s too late, and check out their other upcoming shows!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2021
Rising Talent Magazine is back for a second year with Concert #16 to Benefit The Actors Fund! The concert will be taking place throughout the day on Sunday, July 18th on Rising Talent Magazine's Instagram.
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 15, 2021
It takes a bold talent to step into the shoes of Nina Simone. Ledisi has already shown she’s up for the challenge, taking on the powerhouse musician’s emotionally searing and socially direct songs on her PBS special Ledisi Live: A Tribute to Nina Simone.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021
It's 'Christmas in July' at Summer Place Theatre in Naperville!. For the second live production of the summer season, SPT will present A Christmas Carol: A 1940s Radio Show. This isn't like the flashy Broadway musicals or even the typical straight-play format that SPT audiences are used to.
by Jim Munson - Jul 15, 2021
Pulitzer winners Paula Vogel, Katori Hall, Annie Baker & Sam Shepard are just 4 of the many celebrated playwrights whose work was developed in the Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF). Established in 1976 and currently led by Playwrights Foundation’s Executive Artistic Director Jessica Bird Beza, this year’s BAPF runs July 16-25, featuring 5 very different new works. Casts include acclaimed actors such as Emily Kuroda. BroadwayWorld recently caught up with Beza to talk about the festival.
by Andrea Stephenson - Jul 15, 2021
Thumbelina is truly a family-friendly show that will delight audiences of all ages. Join the Popcorn Hat Players at Gamut Theatre for this adorable production. Tickets and show information can be found at
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 15, 2021
San Jose Stage Company has announced the titles for its upcoming 39th Season: RESILIENCE.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021
More definitive guidelines on social gatherings are enabling U.S. arts and culture leaders' comeback plans, with 55% of U.S. performing arts organizations planning live, in-person performances before October 2021, according to a new study released today by international arts management consultants TRG Arts.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021
Luis Alfaro, celebrated Chicano artist and MacArthur “genius” fellow, has joined Center Theatre Group as the newest Associate Artistic Director, announced Artistic Director Michael Ritchie and Managing Director/CEO Meghan Pressman.
by Team BWW - Jul 13, 2021
Two lucky winners will win two tickets to Ledisi Sings Nina Simone, performed with the LA Philharmonic under the direction of Thomas Wilkins at the Hollywood Bowl on July 24! The contest closes on Monday, July 19 at 11:59pm ET. Winners will be notified the following day.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2021
This special screening will be accompanied by remarks from the filmmakers, Steve Bognar, Julia Reichert, and Dave Chappelle. Learn more about the event and how to attend here!
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 13, 2021
Becca Kidwell knew that her first show after the show business shut down would have to be special, so she got some of her most trusted friends and colleagues to get involved... in a very interesting way. Welcome to the Show Of Dares.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2021
The show has moved up its return and will be back on Broadway in just one part. Get the scoop! The show returns to the Curran in San Francisco on January 11, 2022. The Canadian premiere in Toronto will begin performances in May 2022 at the Ed Mirvish Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 1, 2021
Theater for the New City's Street Theater Company will return to playing for live audiences, opening its 2021 annual tour July 31 with 'Critical Care, or Rehearsals for a Nurse,' a rip-roaring original musical which tells the story of a young person studying to be a nurse who, in order to pay for tuition and books, takes a job in a nursing home. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 4, 2021
Vessels will be released on October 1, 2020 on Big Sun Records, named for Tullos’ first band to break through, Big Sun.
by David Green - Aug 3, 2021
Nearly three years ago, when radio veteran and founder of Gay Desert Guide Brad Fuhr helped launch KGAY 106.5, the airwaves and audience responded – big time!  Now, in a new agreement, Sunnylands Broadcasting has sold the popular franchise ensuring that “KGAY stays Gay”.   LGBTQ+ programming will be expanded with popular KGAY hosts returning to the airwaves today, Monday, August 2: John Taylor in the mornings and Chris Shebel in the afternoons. 
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2021
  The full line up is also announced for Comedians Telling Shed Stories as host Rachel Fairburn is joined by comedians Leila Navabi, Jen Ives, and Ivo Graham with musical accompaniment from Will Duggan.
by TV Scoop - Aug 2, 2021
Get all the scoop on GAME OF TALENTS, airing on FOX on Saturday, August 14, 2021!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2021
Kumu Kahua Theatre has announced their entire 50th Season of productions will be available to watch free of charge – with a subtitle option - for one weekend in August 2021. On the morning of August 7th, 2021, a playlist of the 50th season of Kumu Kahua Theatre will be available to watch on YouTube until midnight on August 8th.