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Royal Shakespeare's TITUS ANDRONICUS Comes to River St. Theatre This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The River Street Theatre (RST), a project of The Park Theatre, will be presenting the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Titus Andronicus on Sunday, September 24 (1:30 pm & 6:30 pm) and Monday, September 25 (1:30 pm). The presentation is part of the RST's Stage2Screen Series. The play was filmed in ultra high definition in Stratford-upon-Avon, England on August 9, 2017. (more...)

LA.-A-GO-GO Celebrates California's Rock, Soul and Surf Pioneers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

When the history of Los Angeles rock 'n' roll is told, bands like the Beach Boys, the Byrds, and the Doors typically are mentioned as founding fathers. As great as those bands are, many other acts have played important roles too. The inaugural LA-A-GO-GO concert shines a spotlight on some of these beloved local music heroes in a remarkable gathering happening November 4, 2017 at the Regent Theater in downtown L.A. (more...)

King's Head to Present LA BOHEME and STRANGERS IN BETWEEN at Trafalgar Studios 2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The King's Head Theatre, following on from the exciting news that the company will be moving in 2018 to a purpose built, permanent space in the heart of Islington Square, is delighted to announce that they and Joe C Brown will present the West End transfers of their sell-out productions of Puccini's La boh me and Tommy Murphy's Strangers in Between. (more...)

Jessie Mueller, Kelli O'Hara & Faith Prince Headed for The Herbst in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Producer Mark Cortale's Broadway concert series hosted by Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky will return to San Francisco for the 2017/18 season with a move to the Herbst Theatre at the iconic San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center. (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...)

Aztec Two-Step to Bring the Simon & Garfunkel Songbook to SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Aztec Two-Step, the ground-breaking Folk/Rock duo of the 60s and 70s will bring their musical talents to the South Orange Performing Arts Center on Friday, October 27 at 8 p.m., to interpret the classic music of one of the greatest music duos of all time- Simon & Garfunkel. (more...)

Congressman John Lewis Rescheduled at University of Michigan Stamps Speaker Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Due to an emergency meeting of the Congressional Black Caucus, the Thursday, Sept. 21, Penny Stamps Speaker Series event featuring Congressman John Lewis and 'March' co-creators Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell was cancelled earlier this month. The event has been rescheduled for another date and a larger venue: 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, at the University of Michigan's Hill Auditorium, 825 N. University Ave. (more...)

Bingham Camp Theatre Retreat to Develop New Musical PANGAEA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Artistic Director Devanand Janki has gathered a diverse group of New York theater professionals at the Bingham Camp Theater Retreat to develop new works at the company's third annual artistic residency. (more...)

King Center Announces Eleven New Shows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

King Center is announcing 11 new shows today and there is something for everyone. For Broadway fans they have Kinky Boots and the world's best-selling magic show, The Illusionists. (more...)


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New Musical AT FIRST SIGHT Receives World Premiere at The Mountain Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Mountain Playhouse will conclude its 78th season with a rare opportunity for audiences to see the very first performances of a new musical. At First Sight will be presented October 3 - 15. The music and lyrics are by Brandon Lambert. The book was written by Gary Jaffe and Brandon Lambert. The production is directed by Guy Stroman. (more...)

Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA Comes to Casper
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA, the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The King & I and The Sound of Music, will play the Casper Events Center for a limited engagement on November 12, 2017. Tickets for CINDERELLA will go on sale on Friday, September 22 at 11:30 am and can be purchased at SinclairTix.com, by phone at 800-442-2256, in person at the SinclairTix Box Office at the Casper Events Center or at any of the six statewide outlets. (more...)

INDUSTRY: Miss Saigon, Terms of My Surrender, and Bandstand Top Broadway's Social Media Growth
by Alan Henry - Sep 18, 2017

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Miss Saigon (6.33%), Bandstand (2.41%), Dear Evan Hansen (2.16%), Come From Away (2.06%) and Groundhog Day (1.72%). The top growing current Broadway plays were Terms of My Surrender (5.23%), Play That Goes Wrong (0.87%), A Dolls House Part 2 (0.72%), 1984 Play (0.57%) and Marvin's Room (0.12%). (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 9/18/2017
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This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 9/18/2017. (more...)

Kevin McDonald's KEVIN MCDONALD SHOW Announces Special Guest: Ben Gibbard
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Join us for a live recording of Kevin's Podcast Seattle 9/11 - Join Kevin McDonald (The Kids In The Hall) as he hosts a live, old-school variety show complete with famous friends, musical acts, original sketches and improv, and uninhibited tomfoolery. Joining Kevin will be Very Special Guest: Ben Gibbard (Death Cab For Cutie) and Unexpected Productions' improvisers. Get ready for way too much visual humor for a podcast (but a blast on our stage). Produced in conjunction with Forever Dog Productions. (more...)

BWW Review: HENRY IV - Hidden Room Rocks Shakespearean History
by Lynn Beaver - Sep 18, 2017

Shakespeare's HENRY IV (Part 1) is easily the most entertaining of his history plays and Hidden Room pulls out all the stops to wring every moment of excitement from the story. Director Beth Burns, using a script cut by American Shakespeare Center's Dr. Ralph Alan Cohen, presents a stellar cast at the top of their game to the utter delight of every audience member. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at GYPSY, Starring Michele Ragusa, at the Engeman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater presents GYPSY, running now through October 29, 2017, starring Michele Ragusa as Rose and Austen Danielle Bohmer as Louise. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Kelli O'Hara to Headline 2017 Gala at Axelrod Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC) will host six-time Tony nominee and winner Kelli O'Hara for its annual gala on Saturday evening, October 28, 2017. (more...)

INTO THE WOODS, A FEW GOOD MEN, FUN HOME and More Set for Circle Theatre's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Circle Theatre, Grand Rapids' go-to destination for exceptional theatrical arts in an intimate setting, has announced their 2018 Season...and it has something for everyone! (more...)

Casting Announced For THE BUSY WORLD IS HUSHED at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The European premiere of a new play by the acclaimed American playwright Keith Bunin in his UK debut, The Busy World is Hushed opens at the Finborough Theatre for an eight week limited season on Friday, 6 October 2017 (Press Nights: Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 October 2017 at 7.30pm). (more...)

R&H and EdTA Collaborate to Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of OKLAHOMA!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

R&H Theatricals and the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) are joining forces in honor of the 75th anniversary of the celebrated musical Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!. The first of many collaborations by this legendary duo, Oklahoma! is credited by historians as marking the beginning of the modern American musical. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of GYPSY Takes Opening Night Bows at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 17, 2017

Last night the cast of Engeman Theater's GYPSY took their opening night bows and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the moment! Check out the photos below. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of GYPSY at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Celebrates Opening Night
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 17, 2017

Last night Engeman Theater's GYPSY celebrated opening and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lawrence Fox in Tom Stoppard's THE REAL THING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Theatre Royal Bath Productions, Cambridge Arts Theatre and Rose Theatre Kingston today release production images for Tom Stoppard's poignant classic The Real Thing, directed by Stephen Unwin. (more...)

Mad Cow Theatre Announces Cast and Creative Team for BIG RIVER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Mad Cow Theatre has announced its upcoming production of Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, music and lyrics by Roger Miller, book by William Hauptman, presented in The Harriett Theatre September 22 as the first production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 21. (more...)

From Dublin to Dubai, Florida Studio Theatre Sets 2017-18 Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

From Dublin to Dubai, Florida Studio Theatre takes audiences on a journey all over the world with its upcoming 2017-18 Winter Mainstage and Cabaret Seasons. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey celebrates art and William Shakespeare with its next Main Stage production, Shakespeare in Love. This new play based on the Oscar-winning screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard and adapted for the stage by Lee Hall makes its Metropolitan debut at STNJ on October 11. The production features music by Paddy Cunneen and is directed by the Theatre's Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte with musical direction by Kris Kukul. Patrons can purchase tickets at The F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre located at 36 Madison Avenue, Madison, by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or by going online at www.ShakespeareNJ.org. (more...)

Celebrating The Songs And The Life Of The Incomparable Luther Vandross Live In Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

One man's voice became everyone's music The incomparable Luther Vandross, the man, THE VOICE, the legend! Luther's voice shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all believe in The Power of Love. (more...)

Radiohead and Hans Zimmer Team for BBC America's PLANET EARTH: BLUE PLANET II
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Radiohead, one of the world's most acclaimed rock bands, and Hans Zimmer, one of the planet's most successful movie and TV composers, are joining forces to produce an exclusive track for the forthcoming BBC AMERICA natural history landmark series PLANET EARTH: BLUE PLANET II. (more...)

BWW Review: FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE, Marble Arch Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Sep 15, 2017

New Orleans comes to Marble Arch via this energetic revival of Clarke Peters' 1990 tribute to 'The King of the Jukebox', swing and blues bandleader Louis Jordan. Occupying a new pop-up, circus tent-style venue complete with stylish bar serving Southern cocktails it's a welcome blast of jazz-hot fun as autumn draws in. (more...)

BWW Review: Charming Meta Journey with KING OF THE YEES at ACT
by Jay Irwin - Sep 15, 2017

It's a world we may not know much about, that of old school Chinatown, with their family associations and insider customs. Hell, Lauren Yee grew up in this world and even she seems to be cut off from it and her Father Larry Yee runs the Yee Family Association. But that's the point of her play King of the Yees currently playing at ACT. Bur before you think this is another one of those dreadful family therapy on stage shows (and you know how I loathe those, Dear Readers) the show, with its quick witty dialog goes to a delightful meta and eventually metaphysical place making it an absolute joy. (more...)

Mira J. Spektor's LADY OF THE CASTLE Coming to Opera America & Scandinavia House
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The Aviva Players will present Mira J. Spektor's Lady of The Castle, A Ghostly Post-Holocaust Chamber Opera, based on a true story & an Israeli play by Lea Goldberg. (more...)

Kerstin Anderson, Claybourne Elder & Ruthie Ann Miles to Star in Reading of New EMMA Musical
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Producer Ben Toth has announced casting for an upcoming invitation-only reading of Emma, a new musical inspired by Jane Austen's classic novel, on Monday, September 25 and Tuesday, September 26 at the Dodger Atelier. (more...)

DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE North American Tour Finds Its 'Johnny' and 'Baby'; Cast, Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage will officially open a new production and North American tour at the Harris Center in Folsom, CA, October 5 - 7. (more...)

Renée Fleming Returns to Carnegie Hall on 10/23 in Recital with Pianist Inon Barnatan
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Acclaimed American soprano Ren e Fleming performs in recital with pianist Inon Barnatan on Monday, October 23 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The program includes works by Brahms, Egon Kornauth, Andr Previn, selections from Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos, and the world premiere of a new work by Caroline Shaw, commissioned by Carnegie Hall as part of its 125 Commissions Project. (more...)

Netflix Gives 10-Episode Season Two Order for Hit Series ATYPICAL
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

ATYPICAL has been renewed by Netflix with an increased 10-episode second season. Atypical was created, written and executive produced by Robia Rashid (How I Met Your Mother, Will & Grace). (more...)

The King's Glasgow in Running for Top Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The King's Glasgow has been nominated for a prestigious accolade in the theatre industry. (more...)

INTO THE WOODS, HOCUS POCUS & More Set for Freeform's '13 Nights of Halloween'
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Freeform, Disney's young adult television and streaming network, brings its annual 13 Nights of Halloween back for 13 nights of double, double toil and trouble. (more...)

Cast Set for DIRTY DANCING North American Tour, Coming to State Theatre Next June
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

After three successful years on tour boasting numerous sold out engagements, this new adaptation of the worldwide smash-hit film, currently celebrating its 30th Anniversary, will continue to dazzle in more than 50 markets in North America, including the Lehigh Valley at The State Theatre on June 21 and June 22, 2018. (more...)

Gripping New Drama A HAUNTING Transfers to the B2 Studio this October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Direct from its success at The King's Head Theatre and 2017 VAULT Festival, A Haunting transfers to the Belgrade Theatre's B2 studio as part of its 10th anniversary season. Presented by Forethought Theatre, A Haunting is written by Nathan Lucky Wood and directed by Jennifer Davis. (more...)

Swamp Studios Presents NIGHT AT THE BOMBAY ROXY at Barkers Building
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Enter the decadent world of the Bombay Roxy, where the jazz is 'hot' and the atmosphere is heady (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for September 13, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 13, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Village People to Perform at STREAMY AWARDS with Original Lead Singer Victor Willis
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

dick clark productions and Tubefilter announced today that iconic 70's disco group, Village People, will close out the night with a medley of their most beloved songs at the 7th Annual Streamy Awards. (more...)

Austin Pendleton and Barbara Bleier to Return to Pangea with 'BEAUTIFUL MISTAKE'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Austin Pendleton and Barbara Bleier return to downtown's hideaway, Pangea, in September and October, with BEAUTIFUL MISTAKE - The Songs of John Bucchino and Amanda McBroom. There are two performances scheduled: September 26th and October 3rd at 7:00pm. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, September 13- Yul Brynner Plays 4,000 Performances in THE KING AND I
by Stage Tube - Sep 13, 2017

Today marks Yul Brynner's 4,000th performance of the title role in The King and I which played at the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles. Brynner also did the film version of the musical. (more...)

Two New Deweys to Shred in SCHOOL OF ROCK on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Hand-picked by producer and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, newcomers Justin Collette and Conner John Gillooly will join the cast of School of Rock - The Musical in the role of failed, wannabe rocker, Dewey Finn. (more...)

Broadway in Atlanta Offers Students a Steal with Rush Tickets to THE KING AND I
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Local college students looking for a steal are in for a treat as Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta offers a special $30 Student Rush Ticket for the Atlanta engagement of The King AND I, playing at The Fox Theatre September 26 - October 1 to kick-off to the 2017/2018 season. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1) on Tuesday: Arts Center of Cannon County's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 12, 2017

True, it's only Tuesday, but today's early-in-the-week edition of Friday 5 (+1) is so packed with interesting information and reasons for you to make reservations to see Million Dollar Quartet at Arts Center of Cannon County, we just couldn't control ourselves! And we're guessing you'll need the extra time to secure your tickets to see what director Darryl Deason promises will be one of the best shows of the year. May we suggest, therefore, that you read on in anticipation of Friday's opening night performance (more...)

Windy City Playhouse to Debut Immersive Production SOUTHERN GOTHIC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Windy City Playhouse announces an expansion in programming with a world-premiere immersive theatrical production, 'Southern Gothic,' premiering February 7, 2018 and running through April 1, 2018 as a stand-alone production following the 2017 season. (more...)

THE KING AND I to Open This Wednesday at Dr. Phillips Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Broadway Across America and Florida Theatrical Association confirm that performances of the touring production of The King and I will begin on Wednesday evening, September 13, 2017 at 8 p.m. All previously scheduled performances for the remainder of the week will go on as planned. (more...)

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