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Nathan Lane Rumored to Be in Talks to Star as Willy Loman Opposite Laurie Metcalf
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

Nathan Lane is currently on Broadway starring in ANGELS IN AMERICA on Broadway, reprising his role in London's National Theatre production. Now according to Variety, Lane may be in the initial stages of taking on an even more classic theatre role: Willy Loman in DEATH OF A SALESMAN. (more...)

Boyd Gaines, Sierra Boggess, and More Lead World Premiere of THE AGE OF INNOCENCE at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the cast and creative team for the world premiere of The Age of Innocence, which will feature four-time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines and more. (more...)

Classic Stage Company Announces Cast of SUMMER AND SMOKE - Hannah Elless, Marin Ireland, and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Classic Stage Company presents a new production of Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE, directed by Jack Cummings III, Artistic Director of The Transport Group, beginning performances Friday, April 13. The cast of SUMMER AND SMOKE will feature Glenna Brucken (Rosemary), Phillip Clark (Dr. Buchanan), and more. (more...)

Spivey's RODGERSANDHART Plays Radford University
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2018

Radford University's Department of Theatre and Film presents a concert reading of Rodgersandhart written and performed by Broadway actor and jazz pianist Jonathan Spivey on Sunday, March 18th at 8 PM in the Hawes Studio Theatre on the Radford University campus. Assistant Professor of Performance Molly Hood is the producer for the one night only event. (more...)

Meet the Cast of THE ICEMAN COMETH- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 23, 2018

The Iceman Cometh begins previews tonight at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Extra, Extra! Saint Sebastian Players Conclude 37th Season With Chicago Classic THE FRONT PAGE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

The Saint Sebastian Players (SSP) conclude the company's 37th season with the gritty Chicago comedy The Front Page by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur. Performances run April 27-May 20, 2018 at St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey (enter on Marshfield), Chicago. (more...)

Cast And Creative Team Announces World Premiere Of THE WANDERERS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Esther and Schmuli are shy young Orthodox Jews embarking on an arranged marriage, despite barely knowing each other. Abe and Julia are high-profile celebrities embarking on a dangerously flirtatious correspondence, despite being married to other people. On the surface, the lives of these two couples couldn't be more different. But Anna Ziegler's funny, insightful, and mysterious new drama explores the hidden connections between seemingly disparate people, drawing audiences into an intriguing puzzle and a deeply sympathetic look at modern love. (more...)

MCC Theater Announces New Duncan Sheik Musical, MOSCOW MOSCOW..., and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

MCC Theater is thrilled to announce four new productions for its 32nd Season in the Theater's new, permanent home. The season includes an exciting mix of world and New York premieres from artists both familiar and new to MCC audiences-each fulfilling MCC's longtime commitment to bold, risk-taking works from the most vital voices working in theater today. (more...)

Tickets for THE SOUND OF MUSIC Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

Celebrity Attractions is pleased to present the brand new national Broadway tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center for a limited eight performance engagement April 3-8. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

All Aboard the Hogwarts Express! Meet the Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 16, 2018

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is ready to il-lumos-nate your mind, tug at your dragon heart strings, and most importantly, welcome you back home to Hogwarts as it begins previews tonight. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Dean John Wilson to Join Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe in THE KING AND I; Three Week Extension Announced
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 15, 2018

Looks like the West End will be getting to know Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe. According to a report by the Daily Mail, Lincoln Center Theater's production of THE KING AND I 'has its eye on the London Palladium for a limited season next year.' (more...)

TimeLine Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

TimeLine Theatre Company, acclaimed for presenting plays inspired by history that connect to today's social and political issues, is thrilled to announce its 22nd season and to preview an upcoming partnership with Firebrand Theatre. (more...)

Lakewood Playhouse Announces Its Landmark 80th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

???????The Lakewood Playhouse Celebrates Its 80th Anniversary Season with Seven Premier Shows!  All our shows embrace the theatre that we have become, while keeping our eyes towards evolving towards the future!  Season Ticket Renewals are currently underway and will be open to New Season Ticket Buyers on May 25th, 2018! (more...)

Skirball Cultural Center Unveils Details of Leonard Bernstein at 100, Official Centennial Exhibition
by TV News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

The Skirball Cultural Center today unveiled details about Leonard Bernstein at 100, the official exhibition celebrating the centennial of Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990). Through more than 150 objects - including photographs, papers, scores, correspondence, costumes, furniture, and films, as well as interactive displays - the retrospective explores half a century of activity by the renowned American composer, conductor, pianist, and humanitarian, who dedicated his life to making classical music a vibrant part of American life. In particular, it offers insight into Bernstein's creative process and enduring legacy, including his contributions as both a pioneering educator and an engaged citizen who lent his voice to many social justice causes. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Approaches Opening at Juanita K. Hammons Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Tickets are on sale now for the national Broadway tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC. The brand-new production of the family classic, produced by NETworks Presentations, takes the stage at Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts, on the campus of Missouri State University, for a limited three performance engagement January 9-11. Ticket prices start at $30 (plus applicable fees). (more...)

Jonathan Groff, Elena Shaddow, and More Celebrate Bobby Darin
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Bobby Darin was the most captivating and versatile entertainer of his time, a singer/songwriter/arranger who effortlessly bridged the gap between rock 'n' roll, sophisticated nightclub swing, and folk. Lyrics & Lyricists' 2018 season kicks off with a celebration of Darin's life and improbable career in The Bobby Darin Story, with Tony Award nominee Jonathan Groff (Hamilton), David Pittu (The Front Page), George Salazar (Here Lies Love), Elena Shaddow (The Visit) and Stephanie Styles (Roman Holiday SHN San Francisco). L&L producer Ted Chapin wrote the script and helms the creative team of director Alex Timbers, and music directors Andy Einhorn and Andrew Resnick, with musical staging by Chase Brock. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Comes to Miller Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, is making its Kalamazoo, MI premiere February 9-11 at Miller Auditorium as part of a North American tour. More information can be found by calling (269) 387-2300 or (800) 228-9858, online at www.millerauditorium.com or by visiting the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office. Groups of 10 or more can call (269) 387-2312 for special discounts. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

Victoria Theatre Association's Premier Health Broadway Series presents a brand-new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations. THE SOUND OF MUSIC is making its Dayton premiere Feb. 13-18 at the Schuster Center as part of a North American tour. Tickets start at $30 and are on sale now at Ticket Center Stage, located in the Wintergarden of the Schuster Center, by phone at 937-228-3630 or toll-free at 888-228-3630, or online at Ticketcenterstage.com. For more information, please visit www.SoundOfMusicOnTour.com. (more...)

Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel, and Christopher Sieber Will Bring THE PROM to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2018

It was announced today that the hilarious new Broadway musical comedy THE PROM will star Tony Award Nominee Brooks Ashmanskas (Something Rotten!), Tony Award Winner Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone), two-time Tony Award Nominee Christopher Sieber (Shrek the Musical), Caitlin Kinnunen (Bridges of Madison County), Isabelle McCalla (Aladdin), Michael Potts (Jitney), Angie Schworer (The Producers), Courtenay Collins (Broadway Debut) and Josh Lamon (Groundhog Day) and will officially open on Broadway on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at a Shubert theater to be announced. (more...)

DIXON PLACE Proudly Presents TOE PICK an Entirely Transcribed Play from the Real Life Story of Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan Ice Wars
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

Dixon Place (Ellie Covan, Founder and Artistic Director) is pleased to present Toe Pick, an entirely transcribed play by Zackary Grady, for three weeks in February, running concurrently with the 2018 Winter Olympics. Toe Pick, which relives the 1994 icecapades of Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding, opens Friday, February 9, and runs Fridays and Saturdays through February 24 at Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie Street (between Rivington and Delancey Streets). Advance tickets are $20 for adults, and $17 for seniors, students, and idNYC holders. Walkup tickets are $25 for adults, and $19 for seniors, students, and idNYC holders. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.dixonplace.org or by calling 866-811-4111. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lyrics & Lyricists Present The Bobby Darin Story at 92Y
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 23, 2018

The 92Y had a swinging start to it's Lyrics & Lyricists Series this weekend with a blockbuster show celebrating the life and music of Bobby Darin. Ted Chapin with his first undertaking as L&L producer created a fascinating and entertaining production which had many in the 92Y audience commenting 'move it to Broadway.' In fact the 5 day event had many Broadway producers in attendance as the buzz about the show travelled from 92nd street to 42 street. (more...)

Broadway Alum Lead Cast of DOG SEES GOD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

Broadway Associate Director Michael Bradshaw Flynn The Front Page, It's Only A Play leads a talented cast, including Broadway Alums Autumn Guzzardi 9 to 5, Escape to Margaritaville (Pre-Broadway Tour) and Danielle Sue Jordan Follies (w/Bernadette Peters), Cinderella and The Music Man (1st National Tours) in the 2004 Award-Winning play, Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead written by acclaimed Stage, TV and Film writer Bert V. Royal (Easy 'A' (w/Emma Stone), Recovery Road (ABC) . The play runs Feb. 2-4 9-11, 2018, at the Matthew Corozine Studio Theatre, located at 357 West 36th St., #202, New York, NY, just a few blocks from the heart of Time Square. (more...)

COWARD'S HAY FEVER Continues The Saint Sebastian Players 37th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

The Saint Sebastian Players (SSP) continue the company's 37th season with the farce Hay Fever by Noel Coward. Performances run February 16 March 11, 2018 at St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey (enter on Marshfield), Chicago. (more...)

Tony Nominee Holland Taylor to Lead New NBC Comedy from Norman Lear
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Hector Elizondo will join Tony nominee Holland Taylor in the lead roles of the new NBC comedy GUESS WHO DIED, from Norman Lear and Peter Tolan. The network has given a pilot production commitment to the project. (more...)

Joshua Bell and Jeremy Denk Collaborate for Carnegie Hall's Isaac Stern Memorial Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

World-renowned violinist Joshua Bell and MacArthur 'Genius' winning pianist Jeremy Denk return to Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Wednesday, February 7 at 8:00 p.m. for Carnegie Hall's annual Isaac Stern Memorial Concert, playing music by Mozart, Schubert, Jan cek, and Richard Strauss. Longtime collaborators, the duo last performed together in recital in 2010, which The New York Times described as a passionate performance. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Nathan Lane Guest Stars on 100th Episode of THE BLACKLIST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

Broadway's Nathan Lane guest stars on the next episode of NBC's THE BLACKLIST. Titled 'Abraham Stern,' the milestone 100th episode airs Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 8:00 pm/ET. Check out first-look images here and watch a sneak peek below! (more...)

Head of New Yiddish Rep Secures Rights to Classic Novel CALL IT SLEEP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Benjamin Feldman, executive producer and chairman of the board for New Yiddish Rep, has secured all Yiddish translation rights to Henry Roth's 1934 classic CALL IT SLEEP. The landmark agreement covers all published print and electronic editions of the legendary work, as well as any potential stage adaptations in Yiddish (more...)

R3LL Pays It Forward On New EP 'A Jerz Love Story'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Jersey Club innovator R3LL reinvents the sound once again on A JERZ Love Story EP. Through 4 glossy club productions, including collaborations with some of Jersey's finest talents (UNIIQU3, Rell Rock, Bleszt), R3LL pens a state-of-the-art homage to the music scene and state that raised him. (more...)

Photo Flash: Nathan Lane Stars on Next Episode of THE BLACKLIST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Broadway's Nathan Lane guest stars on the next episode of NBC's THE BLACKLIST. Titled 'Abraham Stern,' the milestone 100th episode airs Wednesday January 17, 2018 at 8:00 pm/ET. Check out first-look images below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Geva Theatre Center's 2017-2018 Season Continues with THE OTHER JOSH COHEN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Geva Theatre Center's 2017-2018 Season continues with The Other Josh Cohen, by David Rossmer and Steve Rosen and directed by Hunter Foster, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from January 9 through February 4. (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Will Al Pacino Play Tennessee Williams on Broadway?
by Rialto Chatter - Feb 7, 2018

Cindy Adams of Page Six has reported that Academy Award-winner, Al Pacino, is making his way toward the Great White Way in a new play about legendary playwright Tennessee Williams.  (more...)

NBC Shares Upcoming Primetime Schedule 2/4-3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

NBC Shares Upcoming Primetime Schedule 2/4-3/4 (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Climbs Every Mountain to Reach Tulsa
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

Celebrity Attractions is pleased to present the brand new national Broadway tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center for a limited eight performance engagement April 3-8. Tickets go on sale to the public Friday, March 2 at 10 a.m. (more...)

An Epic Returns: Meet the Cast of ANGELS IN AMERICA- Now in Previews!
by Danielle Gutierrez - Feb 25, 2018

The epic story returns. Tony Kushner's two-part play, ANGELS IN AMERICA makes its way back to Broadway tonight! A cast led by Tony nominee Andrew Garfield and two-time Tony winner Nathan Lane will begin previews tonight at the Neil Simon Theatre with Part 1: Millennium Approaches. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 2/19-3/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 2/19-3/18 (more...)

Anti-Bullying, LGBTQ Off-Broadway Musical OUT OF MY COMFORT ZONE Premieres in London
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

Following two sold-out, off-Broadway runs in New York, Out of My Comfort Zone, a new rock musical about self-identity, gender, love, stereotypes, cyber-bullying, and friendship, will premier in London at The Redbridge Drama Centre. Written by husband-and-wife team Ivy Vale (book, lyrics and music) and Rick Reil (music), Out of My Comfort Zone will be presented and staged by The Redbridge Musical Theatre Company for three performances at Redbridge Drama Centre, Churchfields, South Woodford, London, E18 2RB, from March 1-3, 2018. (more...)

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 2/12-3/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 2/12-3/11 (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Tickets On Sale February 16 in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

Broadway In Chicago is pleased to announce individual tickets for a brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, will go on sale February 16.  THE SOUND OF MUSIC will play Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) for a limited one-week engagement, April 10 - April 15, 2018, as part of a North American tour. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at JOHN LITHGOW: STORIES BY HEART
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

John Lithgow: Stories By Heart began preview performances last night, December 21, 2017 and opens officially on Thursday, January 11, 2018. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, March 4, 2018 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). Check out a first look at production photos below! (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents BROADWAY A JEWISH AMERICAN LEGACY Honoring Jerry Zaks Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

Some of Broadway's biggest and brightest names will light the stage tonight in the all-star gala concert event, Broadway: A Jewish American Legacy, which will be presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 7pm in the Edmond J. Safra Theatre at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (36 Battery Place). (more...)

COME FROM AWAY, THE BAND'S VISIT, and More Among American Theatre Wing's Henry Hewes Design Awards Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President) is pleased to announce that five theater artists will be honored by the Henry Hewes Design Awards Committee during the presentation of its 2017 Awards in a luncheon ceremony on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: JOHN LITHGOW: STORIES BY HEART
by Walter McBride - Dec 14, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Staci Levine, has announced the Broadway return of beloved stage and screen star John Lithgow in John Lithgow: Stories by Heart, directed by Daniel Sullivan. See the marquee for the brand-new show below! (more...)

MTC's THE PORTUGUESE KID Will Be Released by BroadwayHD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Performances may have already concluded for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere production of The Portuguese Kid, but there will be more chances to see the cast in action. BroadwayWorld has just learned that the new play was recorded for BroadwayHD yesterday, December 11. (more...)

CNBC Exclusive: CNBC Transcript: Stanley Druckenmiller Speaks With CNBC's Kelly Evans Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Following is the unofficial transcript of a CNBC EXCLUSIVE interview with Duquesne Capital Management's Former Chairman, President, & Founder Stanley Druckenmiller and CNBC's Kelly Evans. The interview aired on CNBC's 'Closing Bell' (M-F 3PM-5PM) today, Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Click here for video from the interview on CNBC.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: Classic Stage Company Presents Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Doyle and Executive Producer Jeff Griffin, and Transport Group, under the leadership of Jack Cummings III (Artistic Director) and Lori Fineman (Executive Director), present a new production of Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE, directed by Jack Cummings III, Artistic Director of The Transport Group, now in  previews at CSC (136 East 13th Street) for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 20.  Opening night is Thursday, May 3.  The cast of SUMMER AND SMOKE will feature Glenna Brucken (Rosemary), Phillip Clark (Dr. Buchanan), Nathan Darrow (John Buchanan),  Hannah Elless (Nellie Ewell), Elena Hurst (Rosa Gonzales), Marin Ireland (Alma Winemiller), Tina Johnson(Mrs. Bassett), Gerardo Rodriguez (Papa Gonzales), T. Ryder Smith (Reverend Winemiller), Ryan Spahn (Archie Kramer),Jonathan Spivey (Roger Doremus), and Barbara Walsh (Mrs. Winemiller). (more...)

Wishbone Ash THE VINTAGE YEARS Deluxe 30-CD Box Set Out Now
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

OUT NOW - Madfish celebrate Wishbone Ash, one of Britain's most enduring and best-loved rock acts, by releasing a comprehensive deluxe 30 CD box set, The Vintage Years. Loaded with rarities, memorabilia, a new interview and a lavish 156-page hardback book, a third of this new collection features previously unheard & unreleased material. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Opens Tomorrow at Tulsa PAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

Celebrity Attractions presents the brand new national Broadway tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center for a limited eight performance engagement April 3-8. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

TheatreSouth Presents Florida Premiere Of A CLASS ACT At Pompano Beach Cultural Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

TheatreSouth is proud to bring the compelling legal drama, A Class Act, to the Pompano Beach Cultural Center. Written by Norman Shabel, this play focuses on a trio of lawyers who accuse General Chemical Corporation of polluting water across the country through cancer-causing factory runoff. These attorneys are hoping for a big payoff from the deep pockets of the corporation, while the 'suits' at the latter plan to use blackmail as leverage to pay as little as possible. (more...)

Two River Theater Announces The Complete Cast And Creative Team For SONGBIRD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

???????Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the cast and creative team for its production of Songbird, a musical written by Michael Kimmel, with music and lyrics by Lauren Pritchard, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch. The choreography is by Marc Kimelman. Music direction and additional arrangements and orchestrations are by Kris Kukul. The production will run June 9 - July 1, 2018. Songbird is presented by special arrangement with Allison Bressi and Diana Buckhantz. (more...)

Photo Flash: Boyd Gaines and Sierra Boggess Star in THE AGE OF INNOCENCE at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjakand Managing Director Michael Stotts present the world premiere of The Age of Innocence. (more...)

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