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BWW Interview: Betty Buckley Joins the Parade Taking HELLO, DOLLY! on Tour
by Julie Musbach - Sep 26, 2018

Betty Buckley is the latest in the string of megawatt stars leading the stunning revival of Hello, Dolly! The show is preparing to launch its national tour, bringing the charms of meddling Mrs. Levi to audiences across the country. Buckley took a moment to chat with BroadwayWorld about the upcoming journey and what it all means to her. (more...)

BWW Review: Dolly Dazzles at The Dome
by Kyle Christopher West - Sep 12, 2018

The recent revival of HELLO DOLLY may have just left the Great White Way and, sure, there's a fresh tour starring Broadway legend (and Fort Worth native) Betty Buckley just around the corner…but the production currently on stage in Fort Worth is worth putting on your Sunday clothes for with a dazzling production featuring a terrific cast of characters. But this Dolly's visit is fleeting - the show concludes it two-weekend-only run at Casa Manana on Sunday, September 16th. (more...)

SoulPancake Announces Production Pact with Tastemade
by TV News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Today, SoulPancake, the Participant Media (Spotlight, The Help) owned content studio and production company originally founded by Rainn Wilson (The Office, The Meg), announced a multi-platform content partnership with Tastemade, a modern media brand inspiring the taste of a generation, and creator of such shows as Struggle Meals, Tiny Kitchen, and The Pitch. (more...)

BWW Review: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Shea's Buffalo Theatre
by Michael Rabice - Oct 31, 2018

Jewish oppression, immigrant families struggling to keep together, and an exodus of foreigners fleeing to America for a better life. Topics ripped from headlines of CNN are also the basis for the classic 1964 musical comedy FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. The record breaking musical is as relevant today as ever, and the National Tour settled into Shea's Buffalo Theatre last night after it's launch in Syracuse, NY two weeks ago. (more...)

Award Winning Producer Jason Blum To Receive 2018 Israel Film Festival Achievement In Film & TV Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

Multi-Academy Award nominated and Emmy Award winning producer Jason Blum, founder of Blumhouse Productions, and award-winning Israeli director/screenwriter Avi Nesher, will be honored on November 6th at the 2018 Opening Night Gala of the 32nd ISRAEL FILM FESTIVAL in Los Angeles with the 2018 IFF Achievement in Film and TV Award and the 2018 IFF Cinematic Achievement Award, respectively. The honors, to take place at the Steve Tisch Cinema Center at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, will immediately be followed by the Opening Night West Coast Gala Premiere screening of Nesher's new film, The Other Story, announced Israel Film Festival Founder/Executive Director Meir Fenigstein. Serving as Honoree Chairman of the Festival is Arnon Milchan, owner of New Regency Productions. (more...)

Kim Walsh Directs OUR TOWN at UC San Diego
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents Our Town, by Thornton Wilder and directed by Kim Walsh. (more...)

Emmy Award Nominee Jackie Hoffman Takes Over Folksbiene Instagram
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2018

If you've been ROFL at every one of Jackie Hoffman's tweets during her run in National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's (NYTF) production of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, then head to @folksbiene on Instagram this Sunday: the Emmy Award nominee is taking over Instagram. (more...)

BWW Review: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF National Tour Previews at The Landmark Theatre
by Natasha Ashley - Oct 18, 2018

The US national tour of the classic musical Fiddler on the Roof has begun its short preview run at the Landmark Theatre in Syracuse, New York, kicking off the Famous Artists Broadway Theater Series: Broadway in Syracuse. The opening night performance of this familiar favorite was beautifully performed, highly emotional, and showcased some incredible talent. (more...)

The Waterville Opera House Brings The Love To Waterville With HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The Waterville Opera House (WOH) is excited to present the much-beloved classic American musical comedy for all ages Hello, Dolly! - running Friday, November 9th through Sunday the 18th in downtown Waterville. A broadway hit based on the play 'The Matchmaker' by Thornton Wilder, audiences will delight in seeing this high-energy musical with all the feathers, the patent leathers, the beads, the buckles, and bows come to life on the historic Waterville Opera House stage! (more...)

Kristine Nielsen Completes the Cast of GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that Tony Award nominee Kristine Nielsen will complete the starry cast of Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, the new comedy by Pulitzer Prize finalist and MacArthur Fellow Taylor Mac, joining the previously announced three-time Tony Award winner Nathan Lane and two-time Tony Award winner Andrea Martin. Directed by five-time Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe, Gary is set just after the blood-soaked conclusion of William Shakespeare's first tragedy, Titus Andronicus. (more...)

BWW Review: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Showcases Resiliency in Pittsburgh
by Dylan Shaffer - Nov 23, 2018

Less than a month after the synagogue tragedy that shocked the world, a different congregation gathers to celebrate the traditions of Judaism in a space filled with tender hearts and welcoming arms. As the national tour of Fiddler on the Roof makes its way across the country, its stop at the Benedum Center this week is a cathartic breath of fresh air for a community still coming to terms with an atrocious act of hate. (more...)

BWW Review: Expert Acting in SIVE at BUFFALO'S IRISH CLASSICAL THEATRE
by Michael Rabice - Nov 19, 2018

Buffalo's Irish Classical Theatre Company has programmed and produced a gem of a play in their most recent outing, SIVE, by John B. Keane. Such a perfect blend of expert acting and captivating story telling is playing out in a play that would seem to have been exclusively written for this company. But while SIVE is a well known commodity on the other side of the pond, it's relative obscurity in the States allowed Buffalo's audiences to be sucked into the brilliant story. (more...)

MCT Announces The Cast Of THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

Mad Cow Theatre presents The Mystery of Edwin Drood, based on Charles Dickens' unfinished novel and winner of five Tony Awards. With music, lyrics and script by the award-winning composer Rupert Holmes, The Mystery of Edwin Drood is set in a grand Victorian music hall. This hilarious interactive mystery musical tries to solve the murder of the young and charming Edwin Drood. Was it a romantic rival? The purveyor of opium and vice? The newly arrived twins from the East? Each night, the audience chooses the villain in this tuneful tale of intrigue. (more...)

BWW Review: HELLO, DOLLY! Claims the Stage at Arts Center of Cannon County
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 13, 2018

Not often does it happen that a young actor walks away with a show lock, stock and barrel - especially if he's in the company of some of the most experienced veteran actors to be found on local stages. But that is exactly what happens in Arts Center of Cannon County's current 2108 mainstage season finale of Hello, Dolly!, the Jerry Herman classic now onstage in Woodbury through November 18. (more...)

Tommy Tune Joins 50th Anniversary Celebration of HELLO, DOLLY! Feature Film
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

The long awaited 50th Anniversary HELLO AGAIN, DOLLY! community-wide Festival in Westchester and Putnam County kicks off this month as Hudson River towns celebrate their shared cultural history through the lens of this beloved Hollywood film. (more...)

HELLO, DOLLY! At Ozark Actors Theatre Announces Complete Cast And Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2018

The full cast and creative team have been assembled for Ozark Actors Theatre's upcoming production of the Broadway classic Hello, Dolly! (more...)

Off-Broadway Hit SKELETON CREW Comes to People's Light
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

People's Light presents the wildly successful off-Broadway hit Skeleton Crew, a powerful story of love and loyalty by New Play Frontiers writer Dominique Morisseau. This funny, incisive, and "deeply American" (The New York Times) play that "theatergoers won't want to miss" (Huffington Post) centers on a group of Detroit autoworkers as they confront the eroding manufacturing industry. Steve H. Broadnax III, who directed the theatre's critically-acclaimed staging of The Mountaintop in 2016, returns for the production. Skeleton Crew opens on June 13 and has already extended to July 15 on the Steinbright Stage at People's Light. (more...)

Disney, Dolly And Dancing! Lyric Theatre Returns To OKC Civic Center For Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Disney, Dolly and Dancing will highlight Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma's 2018 Summer at the Civic season, which begins June 26 in downtown Oklahoma City. (more...)

Cent. Stage Co. Announces YPW: Spring Festival Of Shows
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Centenary Stage Company's critically acclaimed Young Performers Workshop returns with their annual Spring Festival of Shows running May 25 through June 3. These talented young thespians between the ages of 8 and 18 fill the Little Theater with musical theatre favorites including Hello Dolly!, Damn Yankees, Charlotte's Web, and South Pacific. (more...)

Young People's Theatre Workshop Presents HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2018

Celebrating its 40th year, Young People's Theatre Workshop (YPTW) presents Tony-Award winning musical sensation Hello, Dolly!, on stage at the Players Club of Swarthmore May 25 to June 3. The Hello Dolly! cast includes 60 actors, ages 8-18, from the Philadelphia regional area. Show dates are May 25, 26, and June 2 at 7:30 p.m., May 29, 30, 31 at 7 p.m. and May 27 and June 3 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15, and all seats are reserved. Call 610-558-0988 to reserve tickets. (more...)

getTV Reveals Mother's Day Lineup Including ALL IN THE FAMILY, GOOD TIMES, & More
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2018

What better way to spend Mother's Day than laughing with Mom at the first ladies of TV's funniest families, Edith Bunker and Florida Evans? To celebrate Mom's Day, getTV will air classic back-to-back episodes of “All in the Family” and “Good Times” showcasing the talents of Jean Stapleton and Esther Rolle, on Sunday, May 13 beginning at 1:30PM ET/12:30C and continuing all day until 12 midnight/11C. (more...)

Photo Flash:Long Wharf Theatre to Present Ken Ludwig's BASKERVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, directed by Brendon Fox. (more...)

Alexandra Silber to Lead CAMELOT at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Shakespeare Theatre Company today announces the cast of Lerner and Loewe's multiple Tony Award-winning musical Camelot. Directed by STC Associate Artistic Director Alan Paul (Kiss Me, Kate; Man of La Mancha), the classic musical will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F St NW) from May 22 through July 1, concluding STC's 2017-2018 mainstage season. (more...)

Alli Mauzey Will Take Over as 'Ernestina' in HELLO, DOLLY! on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Alli Mauzey will take over on Friday, March 23, in the role of Ernestina in Hello, Dolly! on Broadway. Jennifer Simard played her final performance yesterday, March 18. (more...)

Photo Flash: Buck Creek Players Brings Classic Farce to the Stage with THE MATCHMAKER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

The Matchmaker, the basis for the Tony Award-winning musical HELLO, DOLLY!, takes center stage at the Buck Creek Playhouse (11150 Southeastern Avenue) beginning Friday, March 30th, and running two weekends through Sunday, April 8th. Curtain times are at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, with a 2:30 p.m. matinee on Sunday.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Yes New York, it's Really Him! Santino Fontana Joins HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Tony Award nominee Santino Fontana, 'one of the most promising young actors to emerge in the New York Theater in recent years' (The New York Times), has stepped into the role of Cornelius Hackl in the most successful and beloved Broadway production of the year, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, Hello, Dolly!. Fontana, filling in forGavin Creel, who won a 2017 Tony Award for the role, joined the company for a limited time beginning this past Tuesday, March 13. Creel will be out of the show during this time as he recovers from back surgery. (more...)

HELLO, DOLLY! At Ozark Actors Theatre Announces Complete Cast And Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

The full cast and creative team have been assembled for Ozark Actors Theatre's upcoming production of the Broadway classic Hello, Dolly! (more...)

ROMEO AND JULIET Return to DC For Annual Free For All
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Free For All, one of the capital's cherished annual traditions, will return this summer to Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC), offering two weeks of free performances of the Company's 2016 production of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. Directed by STC Associate Artistic Director Alan Paul, whose hit production of Camelot has extended through July 8 due to popular demand, the production will run at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F St NW) from August 21-September 2, providing more than 12,000 people the chance to see the play free of charge. (more...)

Mandy Patinkin To Present Mlotek Prize
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) and City Parks Foundation's SummerStage will present Yiddish Under the Stars, a cavalcade of ensembles and individual performers, leaders of the international revival of Yiddish music. The free concert will take place on Wednesday, June 13, at SummerStage in Central Park, 72nd Street near 5th Avenue. Emceeing Yiddish Under the Stars is comedian and two-time Emmy Award nominee Jackie Hoffman (Charlie And the Chocolate Factory, The Addams Family, Hairspray), who is set to appear as Yente The Matchmaker in NYTF's Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof this summer. (more...)

Seana McKenna Named To The Order Of Canada
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2018

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Photo Coverage: First look at Ohio University Lancaster Community Theatre's HELLO, DOLLY!
by Jerri Shafer - Jul 23, 2018

HELLO, DOLLY! bursts with humor, romance, high-energy dancing, and some of the greatest songs in musical theatre history - "Put On Your Sunday Clothes," "Ribbons Down My Back," "Before the Parade Passes By," "Hello, Dolly!," "Elegance," and "It Only Takes a Moment." The romantic and comic exploits of Dolly Gallagher-Levi, turn-of-the-century matchmaker and "woman who arranges things," are certain to thrill and entertain audiences again and again. SHOWS/DATES: Sunday, July 22 through August 5, 2018. Sunday, August 5, 2 PM, ASL Interpreters will be provided for this performance. ONLINE TICKETS: https://commerce.cashnet.com/oul-theatre (more...)

Betty Buckley-Led HELLO, DOLLY! Tour Will Makes Stops in LA, Chicago & More; Full Itinerary Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley will star in the first national tour of Hello, Dolly!, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, beginning September 30, 2018 in the Connor Palace at Cleveland's Playhouse Square. The full tour itinerary is as follows: (more...)

Lyric's HELLO DOLLY! is a Dazzling Summer Spectacular
by Robert Barossi - Jul 15, 2018

Sometimes, bigger is, in fact better. When Lyric Theatre takes up residence at the Civic Center Music Hall every summer, they capably fill that venue's enormous space. With their current production of Hello, Dolly! Lyric's entire team proves just how much big sets, big costumes, big cast size, big orchestra and big talent can all come together to create a perfect theatrical experience. (more...)

BWW Previews: PATEL CONSERVATORY'S SUMMER INTENSIVE MUSICAL HELLO DOLLY! DEBUTS at Teco Theatre, Straz Center
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Jul 13, 2018

On July 12-15, the hard work of 27 participants in Patel's summer intensive program will be revealed on stage in Hello, Dolly!. Talented students in grades eight through college junior rehearse from 9am to 4pm for four weeks and present a musical at the end of the fourth week. (more...)

Peak Performances Kicks Off Season with Afro-Cuban-Yiddish Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Peak Performances kicks off its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of Hatuey: Memory of Fire, a rousing Afro-Cuban-Yiddish opera performed in English, Yiddish and Spanish, with music by Frank London, libretto by Elise Thoron, direction by Mary Birnbaum, and choreography by Maija Garcia. (more...)

Collegiate Theatrics: USC's MICHAEL KHACHANOV
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 27, 2018

Theater's next generation of actors will come from all over the globe, to be certain, but one might find an impressive concentration of artists on the campus of the University of Southern California, where the list of candidates for the Master of Fine Arts in acting rivals any group to be found anywhere. Take Michael Khachanov, for example. Born in Azerbaijan, he grew up (from the age of 7 to 17) in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, and now calls Los Angeles as his hometown. As an undergraduate at Berkeley, he majored in business and economics, and now he finds himself in the midst of USC's MFA three-show repertory of plays while he and his classmates prepare for showcases in New York City and LA. (more...)

Video Flashback: Take Only Just a Moment with HELLO, DOLLY!'s New Star, Santino Fontana
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2018

Tony Award nominee Santino Fontana, 'one of the most promising young actors to emerge in the New York Theater in recent years' (The New York Times), will step into the role of Cornelius Hackl in the most successful and beloved Broadway production of the year, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, Hello, Dolly!.Fontana, filling in for Gavin Creel, who won a 2017 Tony Award for the role, joins the company for a limited time beginning Tuesday, March 13. Creel will be out of the show during this time as he recovers from back surgery. (more...)

BWW Review: Bernadette Peters' Star Quality Shimmers in Jerry Zaks' Wondrous HELLO, DOLLY! Revival
by Michael Dale - Feb 23, 2018

Intended for Ethel Merman, created by Carol Channing, reinvented by Pearl Bailey and based on a character made famous by Ruth Gordon, the title character of Dolly Gallagher Levi in Hello, Dolly! is perhaps the most flexible starring role to ever grace the Broadway musical stage. (more...)

Collegiate Theatrics: USC's Isadora Lee Cintrón Moya
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 21, 2018

Theater's next generation of actors will come from all over the globe, to be certain, but one might find an impressive concentration of artists on the campus of the University of Southern California, where the 2018 list of candidates for the Master of Fine Arts in acting rivals any group to be found anywhere. Take Isadora Lee Cintron Moya, for example. A native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, she earned her bachelor's degree in theater from the University of Puerto Rico, where she was a member of the university's acclaimed Traveling Theatre Group. (more...)

Santino Fontana Will Fill In For Gavin Creel in HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Tony Award nominee Santino Fontana, 'one of the most promising young actors to emerge in the New York Theater in recent years' (The New York Times), will step into the role of Cornelius Hackl in the most successful and beloved Broadway production of the year, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, Hello, Dolly!.Fontana, filling in for Gavin Creel, who won a 2017 Tony Award for the role, joins the company for a limited time beginning Tuesday, March 13. Creel will be out of the show during this time as he recovers from back surgery. (more...)

BWW Review: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Menier Chocolate Factory
by Louis Train - Dec 5, 2018

In Trevor Nunn's extraordinary new production of Fiddler on the Roof, at the Menier Chocolate Factory, a dimension of intimacy and immediacy recasts a familar show, dragging it, sometimes tearfully, always beautifully, closer to the audience than it has ever been. (more...)

Bid Now to Win A VIP Trip to HELLO, DOLLY! on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2018

Bid to win 2 Orchestra seat tickets to the Tony-winning hit Hello, Dolly! on Broadway starring Bette Midler with a private backstage tour with cast member Branch Woodman on Saturday, August 4, 2018!  (more...)

Photo Flash: Hunter Foster Directs CLUE: ON STAGE at Cape Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

The Cape Playhouse wraps up its 92 season with Clue: On Stage, a hilarious farce-meets-murder-mystery.  Directed by Hunter Foster, the production stars January LaVoy, Stephen DeRosa, Nancy Opel, and Brian J. Carter. A New England Premiere and pre National Tour Engagement Clue: On Stage runs August 21-September 1, 2018. (more...)

Bid Now to Win A Trip to the Final Matinee of HELLO, DOLLY! on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2018

Bid to win 2 Orchestra seat tickets to see the final matinee of the Tony-winning hit Hello, Dolly! on Broadway, starring Bette Midler, with a private backstage tour with cast member Michael Hartung! Plus you will recieve a poster signed by various cast members on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 2pm! (more...)

Marylouise Burke and Gary Wilmes Join Roundabout's TRUE WEST; Full Cast and Creative
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced full casting for the new Broadway production of Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST, directed by James Macdonald, starring acclaimed screen and stage actors Ethan Hawke as "Lee" and Paul Dano as "Austin." Marylouise Burke and Gary Wilmes join the cast as "Mom" and "Saul Kimmer." (more...)

16th ANNUAL SOUTH FLORIDA CAPPIES Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

The Critics' Awards Program, or Cappies for short, will celebrate outstanding achievement in high school theater when students from 24 public and private schools throughout Broward and Palm Beach counties vie for top honors in the 16th Annual South Florida Cappies Awards Gala on Tuesday, May 22 at 7 p.m. in the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Women Of A Certain Age Comedy Returns With Janeane Garofalo
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

'Women of a Certain Age Comedy' returns in Residency at The Kraine Theater, NYC Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Cent. Stage Co. Announces Young Performers Workshop: Spring Festival Of Shows
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

Centenary Stage Company's critically acclaimed Young Performers Workshop returns with their annual Spring Festival of Shows running May 25 through June 3. These talented young thespians between the ages of 8 and 18 fill the Little Theater with musical theatre favorites including Hello Dolly!, Damn Yankees, Charlotte's Web, and South Pacific. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, April 20: Bette is Back Where She Belongs in HELLO DOLLY! On Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 20, 2018

On this day in 2017, the divine Bette Midler returned to Broadway in the iconic role of Dolly Levi in the smash-hit revival of Jerry Herman's HELLO DOLLY! (more...)

A Reconstructed ROMEO AND JULIET Comes to People's Light
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

People's Light proudly presents an inventive, intimate version of one of Shakespeare's most timeless plays. In Romeo & Juliet: A Requiem, the parents, Friar, and Nurse recreate the passion and recklessness of their star-crossed children to face their culpability and seek redemption. (more...)

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