The Drowsy Chaperone on Tour


ELF - The Musical Kicks Off The Holiday Season At The Arvada Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities kicks off its holiday season with the hit Broadway musical ELF- The Musical directed by Gavin Mayer, opening November 20, 2018. ELF -The Musical is based off the popular 2003 film starring Will Ferrell, which became an instant holiday classic. This charming musical, perfect for audiences of all ages, follows Buddy the Elf on his journey to find his true family and revive their Christmas spirit. The 2018 - 2019 Theatre Season Presenting Sponsor is Lutheran Medical Center. (more...)

Sutton Foster To Perform With St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announced two-time Tony award-winning actress and singer Sutton Foster will perform for one night only with the SLSO at Powell Hall on Saturday, February 23, 2019. (more...)

THE DROWSY CHAPERONE Flies Into Brook Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

The Brook Arts Center, in association with the Media and Performance Collective, launches their production of the 2006 Tony Award winner, The Drowsy Chaperone, written by Bob Martin, Don McKellar, Lisa Lambert, and Greg Morrison. The Drowsy Chaperone will run November 23rd to December 2nd at the Historic Brook Theater located at 10 Hamilton Street in Bound Brook, NJ. Performances are at 8 pm on Fridays & Saturdays and at 2 pm on Sundays. Adult tickets are $20 and Student/Senior $10. Tickets are on sale online at www.brookarts.org or at the door. (more...)

'Off The Top!' Marks Jason Kravits Debut At Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

After a three-year run at NYC's The Duplex, and sold out shows in London, Edinburgh, DC, Los Angeles, Adelaide and Melbourne, Jason Kravits's critically acclaimed solo, completely improvised cabaret OFF THE TOP! debuts at the world-famous Birdland Jazz Club on Monday Dec. 3rd. Winner of a 2017 Bistro Award, OFF the TOP! utilizes audience suggestions (pulled from a fishbowl) to create an entire life story in song, with every bit of it... melodies, lyrics, stories and character... made up on the spot! Music, comedy, improv, and magic all stirred together and poured into a martini glass, to create one exhilaratingly delicious cocktail of fun! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch THE PROM Dance Through First Broadway Preview!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

The cast of The Prom has their dancing shoes at the ready! Previews are currently underway at the Longacre Theatre, where the new musical opens on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Below, watch from backstage as the cast dances through their first bows on Broadway! (more...)

BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY Comes to Town Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

With songs such as 'Chantilly Lace,' Oh Boy,' 'That'll Be the Day,' 'Peggy Sue,' 'Everyday,' 'Ready Teddy,' 'Not Fade Away' and 'Rave On,' this is one toe-tapping show you'll not want to miss. (more...)

Some 'Buddy' Comes to the Carpenter Center for the Holidays in ELF: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

Musical Theatre West (MTW) brings everyone's favorite Elf to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in the new holiday classic Elf: The Musical November 30 - December 9.  Tickets are now on sale at www.musical.org, by calling (562) 856-1999, or at the Musical Theatre West box office.  Tickets start at $20. (more...)

Redhouse Arts Center Names Hunter Foster Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

Redhouse Arts Center, its Executive Director Samara Hannah and its Board of Trustees today announced that Broadway actor, director and writer, Hunter Foster, will be the theatre's new artistic director. This appointment follows an extensive national search and brings an artistic leader with outstanding credentials and national reach and impact. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Nov 12 for THE BOOK OF MORMON's Return to Grand Rapids
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a record breaking run in 2016 returns to Grand Rapids for a limited engagement March 19-24, 2019 at DeVos Performance Hall.  Single tickets will go on sale Monday, November 12 at 8:00 a.m. (more...)

WCSU Theatre Arts Department To Stage THE WILD PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Based on Joseph Moncure March's 1928 poem, the musical 'The Wild Party' will come to the stage at Western Connecticut State University for the first two weekends of November. Presented by the WCSU Department of Theatre Arts, the first round of performances will be at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9; at 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10; and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11. The following weekend, performances will be at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16; at 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17; and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18. (more...)

Weathervane Theatre Appoints Ethan Paulini Producing Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

Weathervane Theatre in Whitefield, NH has appointed Ethan Paulini as Producing Artistic Director. Paulini served as Acting Co-Artistic Director during the 2018 53rd Season. He began as a member of the AEA Acting Company in 2012 and has also served as director of the intern program. (more...)

South Florida's 2017-18 Silver Palm Theatre Awards Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2018

The South Florida Silver Palm Theatre Awards, founded eleven years ago to honor theatrical excellence in South Florida, has announced that this year it will present the coveted award to 30 individuals and organizations. (more...)

BWW Interview: Music Director Shawn Gough and HOLIDAY INN at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 20, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse will present 'Holiday Inn' from November 21 through December 30. This spectacular musical has a book by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge; choreography by Denis Jones; direction by Gordon Greenberg; and musical direction by Shawn Gough. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Shawn Gough to chat about his career and the upcoming show. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 20, 2018
by - Nov 20, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Listen to Two New Tracks from THE PROM Plus Pre-Order the Album Now
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

Available now to stream and download are two brand new tracks from the ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING of THE PROM, set for digital release December 14th and physically January 11th via Sony Masterworks Broadway.  (more...)

Photos: THE PROM is Getting the Party Started! Check Out Brand New Photos from the Show
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

THE PROM is now in performances at Broadway's Longacre Theatre and officially opens on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Check out all new photos below! (more...)

Voting Continues For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards; THE GRAVE Leads Best Play!
by BWW Staff - Nov 19, 2018

Voting continues for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Voting Continues For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Appleton Awards; Riverside's LEGALLY BLONDE Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Nov 19, 2018

Voting continues for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Appleton, WI Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Voting Continues For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards; EVITA Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Nov 19, 2018

Voting continues for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Voting Continues For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; WAITRESS Leads Best Touring Production!
by BWW Staff - Nov 19, 2018

Voting continues for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

BWW TV: Stars Get Pinned! Go Inside the 10th Annual Broadway Salutes with Danny Burstein, Nicolette Robinson & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 18, 2018

The Broadway League and The Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds (COBUG) presented the tenth annual Broadway Salutes ceremony earlier this week at Sardi's Restaurant (234 West 44th St). BroadwayWorld was there, and we're taking you inside the big day below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 18, 2018
by - Nov 18, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 17, 2018
by - Nov 17, 2018

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

Birdland Presents Curtis Stigers, Pharoah Sanders And More Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

BWW TV: The Cast of THE PROM Has an Opening Night to Remember! Go Inside the After Party!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 16, 2018

Last night belonged to the company of The Prom, which officially celebrated its opening last night, November 15, at Broadway's Longacre Theatre! We;'re taking you inside the big night with the cast below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE PROM
by Walter McBride - Nov 16, 2018

The Prom officially opened last night, November 15, at Broadway's Longacre Theatre! BroadwayWorld was there, and you can check out photos from the red carpet below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of THE PROM Takes Opening Night Bows
by Walter McBride - Nov 16, 2018

The Prom officially opened last night, November 15, at Broadway's Longacre Theatre! BroadwayWorld was there, and you can check out photos of the cast taking their opening night bows below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 16, 2018
by - Nov 16, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Review Roundup: Did Critics Have A Night To Remember At THE PROM?
by Review Roundups - Nov 15, 2018

Formal attire requested! THE PROM is now in performances at Broadway's Longacre Theatre and officially opens tomorrow, Thursday, November 15, 2018! (more...)

Birdland Announces December 2018 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts: (more...)


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BANDSTAND Cast Album Now Available to Stream on Spotify
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

Broadway Records and Yellow Sound Label announces that Bandstand (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is now streaming on Spotify, to coincide with Fathom's two-night encore in cinemas. (more...)

BWW TV: Time to Dance! Watch Highlights from THE PROM on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 15, 2018

Formal attire requested! The Prom is now in performances at Broadway's Longacre Theatre and officially open tonight, November 15, 2018! Check out highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 15, 2018
by - Nov 15, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Tickets For THE BOOK OF MORMON At The Saenger Theatre Go On Sale November 16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON returns to New Orleans, after previously breaking the house record, for a limited engagement Feb. 5 - 10, 2019 at the Saenger Theatre. Single tickets will go on sale Friday, Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $30 and will be available at the Saenger Theatre Box Office (1111 Canal St., New Orleans, La., 70112), all Ticketmaster outlets, by visiting BroadwayInNewOrleans.com, or by calling (800) 982-2787. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling (504) 287-0372. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, THE BOOK OF MORMON is part of the Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans 2018-2019 season. (more...)

Rent A Tux! Broadway's THE PROM Opens Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

Formal attire requested! THE PROM is now in performances at Broadway's Longacre Theatre and officially opens tomorrow, Thursday, November 15, 2018! (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Concludes 20th Anniversary Season With SOUTH PACIFIC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

Rubicon Theatre's 20th Anniversary Season culminates with a two-piano version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's soaring epic South Pacific, helmed by award-winning director KATHARINE FARMER and featuring a cast of 28 led by Tony honoree BEN DAVIS (Baz Luhrmann's La Boheme) and MADISON CLAIRE PARKS (Luisa in The Fantasticks Off-Broadway).  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the 10th Annual BROADWAY SALUTES, Hosted By Danny Burstein, With Performance by Nicolette Robinson
by Walter McBride - Nov 14, 2018

The Broadway League and The Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds (COBUG) presented the tenth annual Broadway Salutes ceremony on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at Sardi's Restaurant (234 West 44th St). (more...)

Nat Jobe, Katie Mckee, Elisa Colla, Laura Murphy, and More Will Lead Bloom Creative Productions' INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Bloom Creative Productions invite you to experience this all new Australian production of Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning musical in the majestic Concourse Concert Hall. Into the Woods - The Musical will take you on a journey through the tales of the Brothers Grimm with performances by some of Australia's best musical theatre performers and musicians. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 13, 2018
by - Nov 13, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Broadway's THE PROM Announces Exclusive Partnership With Kenneth Cole
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

American fashion Designer and social activist, Kenneth Cole, today announced a partnership with Broadway's new musical comedy, THE PROM, to support human rights of LGBTQI people and equality. The partnership includes a fundraising initiative for the UN Foundation in support of UN Free & Equal - a global public information campaign of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to promote the fair and equal rights of LGBTQI+ people globally.   (more...)

Nancy Opel, Jamie Jackson, & Jesse JP Johnson Join Cast of WICKED
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

The Broadway blockbuster WICKED will welcome new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre this fall. Beginning Tuesday, November 20, Tony Award nominee Nancy Opel will assume the role of Madame Morrible and Jamie Jackson will assume the role of Doctor Dillamond. Jesse JP Johnson will assume the role of Boq on Tuesday, December 11. (more...)

THE GREAT ELF ADVENTURE Returns To Way Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

In 2015, The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre added a new holiday production to its Children's Theatre collection with the world premiere of its original musical comedy The Great Elf Adventure. Over the years, many adaptations of holiday stories have appeared on the WOB stage including Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree, Frosty the Snowman, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, and Clara and the Nutcracker Prince. The Great Elf Adventure is based on one of the most popular characters to appear at the theatre, Jingles the Elf.     (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Broadway Composer, Arranger Glen Kelly
by Behind the Curtain - Nov 12, 2018

Woody Allen. Stephen Sondheim. Mel Brooks. Alan Menken. Eric Idle. These are only a few of the artists whom the wonderful Glen Kelly has had to give music, and sometimes lyrics, to in his career as one of Broadway's most respected dance arrangers and musical supervisors. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 12, 2018
by - Nov 12, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Save Up to $50 to See Beth Leavel, Brooks Ashmanskas, Christopher Sieber in THE PROM on Broadway
by Contests - Broadway - Nov 11, 2018

See the next hit from Broadway's Musical Comedy Dream Team - the geniuses behind The Book of Mormon, Aladdin, The Drowsy Chaperone, Elf, Mean Girls...must we go on? (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 11/1: TORCH SONG Officially Opens, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Nov 1, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Torch Song officially opens on Broadway tonight, and more! (more...)

Lottery Announced For THE BOOK OF MORMON At The Orpheum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, is pleased to announce a lottery ticket policy for the National Tour, which begins Tuesday, Nov. 6 at the historic Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis) and plays a limited two-week engagement through Sunday, Nov. 18. In Minneapolis, the production will conduct a pre-show lottery at the Orpheum Theatre box office, making a limited number of tickets available at $25 per ticket. (more...)

Squabbalogic Returns With Southern Gothic Ghost Story HERRINGBONE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

This darkly comic, hilariously disturbing southern gothic tale is a vaudevillian ghost story told by eleven larger than life characters. They just don't know there's only one actor in the cast. (more...)

SOMETHING FOR THE BOYS Cast Recording Featuring Danny Burstein, Elizabeth Stanley and More Due 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

PS CLASSICS will release a new studio cast recording of Cole Porter's 1943 smash hit musical, Something for the Boys. Seventy-five years after it took Broadway by storm, the full score to one of Porter's most forgotten musicals is finally preserved on disc, complete with its original orchestrations for 26 musicians - plus a marching band. (more...)

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