The Producers on Tour


Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Blunt, and More Attend the Premiere of MARY POPPINS RETURNS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2018

The stars of Disney's 'Mary Poppins Returns' including Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Dick Van Dyke and director Ron Marshall attended the film's World Premiere at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood last night, November 29. The film opens nationwide December 19. Check out photos from the premiere event below! (more...)

JAG Productions Joins Full-Ship African-American Music Festival At Sea With LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2018

JAG Productions joins full-ship African-American music festival at sea with its production of the profound jazz musical, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill. (more...)

VIDEO: THE NEW ONE's Mike Birbiglia Announces Contest to be His Understudy
by Stage Tube - Nov 30, 2018

Last night, Mike Birbiglia was a guest on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.' During his interview, Birbiglia announced a contest to become his understudy for his Broadway show, 'The New One.' (more...)

VIDEO: 'The Story Continues' in New MARY POPPINS RETURNS Featurette
by Stage Tube - Nov 29, 2018

Disney has released a new featurette for MARY POPPINS RETURNS, which opens nationwide December 19. Watch below! (more...)

Kenya Barris To Receive 2019 Visionary Award from the Producers Guild
by TV News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

Black-ish creator Kenya Barris, the creator of Black-ish, will receive the Producers Guild of America's 2019 Visionary Award, according to Deadline.  Barris will be honored at the 30th Annual Producers Guild AwardsJanuary 19, 2019 at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles. (more...)

Roy Budd's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Live At The Barbican
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

In the summer of 1993 renowned composer and jazz pianist Roy Budd's score for Rupert Julian's classic 1920s silent film The Phantom of the Opera was to set be performed in London. Then he had a brain haemorrhage. Nearly a quarter of a century later his widow, Sylvia, fulfilled his dream and Budd's masterpiece score to the 1925 Phantom of the Opera was performed at the London Coliseum on 08 October 2017, featuring the 77-piece orchestra. The performance received a resoundingly positive response from critics and audience alike. (more...)

City Of Vista Dedicates Moonlight Amphitheatre Stage To Kathy Brombacher
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

The City Council of the City of Vista voted unanimously at its meeting on November 27, 2018 to name the stage of the Moonlight Amphitheatre in honor of Moonlight's Founder and Artistic Director Emeritus Kathy Brombacher. The Kathy Brombacher Stage of the Moonlight Amphitheatre will be officially dedicated in early 2019 to honor the artistic legacy created by Mrs. Brombacher during the course of her 31-years as Artistic Director. (more...)

Lottery Ticket Policy Announced For THE BOOK OF MORMON at Fisher Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 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, playing at Detroit's Fisher Theatre, December 4 - 9, 2018.  The production will conduct a pre-show lottery at the box office, making a limited number of tickets available at $25 apiece. (more...)

Broadway's MISS SAIGON On Sale at Broadway At The Hobby Center, 11/30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical MISS SAIGON-a smash hit in London, Broadway and across the UK- will go on sale Friday, November 30 at 10 am for its highly anticipated limited Houston engagement at the Hobby Center May 7-12, 2019. (more...)

The Grand 1894 Opera House Presents SOMETHING ROTTEN!  
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

The Grand 1894 Opera House presents the hilarious Broadway smash hit Something Rotten!, Saturday January 26 with two grand performances - 3pm and 8pm.  Tickets may be purchased at The Grand's Box Office, 2020 Postoffice Street, by calling 409.765.1894, 800.821.1894, or online at www.thegrand.com. (more...)

The Gift Theatre's DOUBT: A PARABLE Begins February 27 At Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

The Gift Theatre is pleased to launch its 18th season with a revival of John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning drama DOUBT: A PARABLE, presented as a part of Steppenwolf's LookOut Series. Directed by Ensemble Member John Gawlik and featuring an all-ensemble cast, DOUBT will play February 27 - March 31, 2019 at Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre, 1700 N. Halsted St. in Chicago. (more...)

VIDEO: Learn Broadway Slang From Lin-Manuel Miranda
by Stage Tube - Nov 28, 2018

In a new segment from Vanity Fair, Lin-Manuel Miranda sat down to teach everyone some Broadway slang. (more...)

Andrea Marcovicci Sings Classic Broadway December 10th At Rockwell
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

Cabaret icon Andrea Marcovicci joins the line-up for the 25th concert of Fraser Entertainment Group's An Evening of Classic Broadway, currently nominated for BWW.com's Los Angeles Regional Award for Best Special Theatre Event. The show tune songfest will take place on Monday, December 10th at Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Angeles. (more...)

BWW Interview: Peyton Crim of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at Aronoff Center For The Arts
by Anne Simendinger - Nov 27, 2018

'The Play That Goes Wrong' is wreaking havoc on the Aronoff Center from Nov. 27 - Dec. 2 as a part of the 2018-2019 Broadway in Cincinnati Series. The riproaring comedy has had tremendous success on Broadway, and now they have decided to bring it to cities across America! (more...)

The Story Ends: Tony-Winning Revival of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND To Close This January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

It was announced today that the Tony Award winning Best Revival will close on Sunday, January 6, 2019. When it closes this production will have played 29 previews and 458 performances. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda Poses for the Cover of Vanity Fair!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

The latest issue of Vanity Fair features a face very familiar to theatre-goers, and in just a matter a weeks, it will be familiar to movie-goers as well. Lin-Manuel Miranda stars as Jack in the upcoming Mary Poppins Returns, which hits theatres on December 19. (more...)

The MARY POPPINS RETURNS Soundtrack is Available for Pre-Order Today
by TV News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

Advance tickets for Disney's "Mary Poppins Returns" are now available for purchase. Fans looking to be among the first to experience the film can attend opening night fan events on December 18 held exclusively at Dolby Cinema at AMC Theatres across the country*. On December 7, the digital album and physical CD of film's Original Motion Picture Soundtrack are set for release. The soundtrack digital pre-order includes two instant grat tracks, "Trip a Little Light Fantastic" and "The Place Where Lost Things Go," which are available at all digital retail providers. Be sure to check out-and share with your readers-the full track list and two new spots below, and don't forget to see "Mary Poppins Returns" when it hits theaters nationwide December 19! (more...)

Andrea Marcovicci Will Sing Classic Broadway December 10th at Rockwell
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

Cabaret icon Andrea Marcovicci joins the line-up for the 25th concert of Fraser Entertainment Group's An Evening of Classic Broadway, currently nominated for BWW.com's Los Angeles Regional Award for Best Special Theatre Event. The show tune songfest will take place on Monday, December 10th at Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Angeles. (more...)

Save on the Gift of Theatre on Cyber Monday from Roundabout, WAITRESS, THE BAND'S VISIT
by Contests - Broadway - Nov 26, 2018

It's the Monday after Thanksgiving, the first time that many Americans are back at work, in front of a computer following the holidays. And, while you might have gone out into the wild and crazy wilderness of Black Friday, today you can lean back and relax and enjoy the deals from the comfort of your home or office.  (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Returns To The North Charleston PAC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

Tickets will go on sale Monday, December 3 at 10 AM for the Lowcountry return engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, playing the North Charleston Performing Arts Center May 7 & 8, 2019. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Charlotte Award; PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Leads Best Play!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Charlotte Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they 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...)

Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Maine Awards; STEEL MAGNOLIAS Leads Best Play!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Maine Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they 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...)

Fred Barton's Broadway Band Returns To Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

Fred Barton's Broadway Band makes its long-awaited return to Feinstein's/54 Below and New York nightlife, with top-drawer guest singers, in a new evening of Broadway gems and Swing rarities, Friday, January 4 at 9:30PM. As always, Fred presents performers who know how to stop shows, and the songs that let them do it, arranged for the band in his trademark explosive style which has made him the orchestrator of choice for the New York Pops and orchestras around the country. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 9, 2018
by - Dec 9, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/8/2018
by - Dec 8, 2018

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/8/2018. (more...)

Sixth Annual Boston International Kids Film Festival Announces Winners
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

The Boston International Kids Film Festival (BIKFF) announced the award winners from the sixth annual festival, which took place November 16-18, 2018 at the Somerville Theatre and other area venues. The Boston International Kids Film Festival annually offers films made for kids and by kids, and hands-on workshops for the entire family. (more...)

Vote For The BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards! Round 1 Closes Saturday!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

Voting is open 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. (more...)

BWW Flashback: A Look Back on NETWORK and Why It Still Resonates
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 7, 2018

The National Theatre production of Network, produced by David Binder, the National Theatre, Patrick Myles, David Luff, Ros Povey and Lee Menzies, opens tonight, December 6 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre. Some theatre goers may not know, however, that Network is based on a Oscar-winning film of the same name! (more...)

Playlight Theatre Company Presents Staged Reading of McGURK¬'S SUICIDE HALL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

Playlight Theatre Company (Artistic Director, Ben Tostado) is presenting a staged reading of a new dark musical, McGurk's Suicide Hall on December 10 at 7:30PM at the Tada! Theater, 15 West 28th Street. (more...)

RENT $25 Rush Tickets Announced At The Aronoff Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

Broadway in Cincinnati announced today that a limited number of seats in the front sides of the orchestra section will be available for $25 for every performance of RENT, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical.¬† The $25 tickets are available for in-person purchases at the Aronoff Center Box Office, located at 650 Walnut St., on the day of each performance only, two hours prior to the show.¬† The $25 tickets are limited to two tickets per person, cash only.¬† Line can begin forming 2 ¬Ĺ hours prior to the show. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 7, 2018
by - Dec 7, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Tickets For THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG in Tulsa Go On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

Celebrity Attractions is thrilled to announce Broadway's funniest and longest-running play THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG will make its Tulsa debut at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center for a limited eight performance engagement February 26 - March 3 during its first national Broadway tour. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 7 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Betty Buckley Stars In HELLO, DOLLY! At The Smith Center In Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

The Producers of HELLO, DOLLY!, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, and The Smith Center announced today that single tickets for the National Tour starring Broadway legend Betty Buckley will go on sale Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. Tickets for the Las Vegas engagement, performing at The Smith Center from March 19-24, will be available at TheSmithCenter.com. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 702.749.2348. (more...)

BWW Review: AN EVENING OF LAUGHTER AND REFLECTION at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
by Carolan Trbovich - Dec 6, 2018

Carol Burnett has a way with people. She befriends you immediately, puts you at ease and opens up her heart to a candid conversation. What you see is what you get and fans will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with this cherished living legend during her upcoming tour, An Evening of Laughter and Reflection, Where the Audience Asks the Questions. This show has Miss Burnett doing what she does best - connecting with her audience. Besides taking questions, she will be showing clips from her shows in a format that harkens back to the legendary openings of The Carol Burnett Show where her studio audience had an unfiltered opportunity to engage Carol with questions and receive spontaneous answers. 'I love the spontaneity of these evenings,' said Carol. (more...)

Poets Inua Ellams And Hussain Manawer Join Judging Panel For Wicked Young Writer Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS (www.wickedyoungwriterawards.com), created by The Producers of the musical WICKED in partnership with the National Literacy Trust (www.literacytrust.org.uk), are delighted to announce that the poet, playwright and performer Inua Ellams (Barber Shop Chronicles) and the international poet and mental health campaigner Hussain Manawer are both joining this year's judging panel. The author, award-winning journalist and former Labour MP Ed Balls returns to the judging panel for a third year, alongside Editor-in-Chief of First News, Nicky Cox MBE. Author and illustrator of the How to Train Your Dragon and The Wizard of Once books, Cressida Cowell, returns as Head Judge for the fifth consecutive year, together with long-standing judges Jonathan Douglas, Director of the National Literacy Trust and Michael McCabe, Executive Producer (UK) of WICKED. (more...)

Christopher Fitzgerald Returns To WAITRESS December 11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

The Producers of the Broadway hit Waitress have announced that on December 10, Tony Award nominee Christopher Fitzgerald will return to the hit Broadway musical in the role of Ogie, the role he originated and earned a Tony nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical in 2016. Ogie is currently played by Alex Wyse, who will play his final performance on December 9. (more...)

The Boy Band Project Debuts Their HOLIDAY BRUNCH At The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 - Broadway's new contemporary cabaret club - will present The Boy Band Project in the premiere of their special "Holiday Boy Band Brunch" on Sunday, December 16 at 2:00 PM. An interactive musical thrill-fest, The Boy Band Project are four sexy guys bringing you all the moves, music and magic of your favorite boy band holiday albums. The group has created an exciting show that re-imagines the sound, movement and energy of NSync, Backstreet Boys, Hanson, One Direction, Boyz II Men, and more.  (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Discusses the National Tour of COME FROM AWAY, ELF at Musical Theatre West, MARRY POPPINS RETURNS
by West of Broadway - Dec 6, 2018

On this episode we discuss the first national tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway smash COME FROM AWAY which opened its Los Angeles engagement on November 28th at the Ahmanson theatre... and we were there!!! (more...)

YIPPEE KI-YAY MERRY CHRISTMAS: A DIE HARD MUSICAL PARODY Returns This Holiday Season At The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

Yippee Productions LLC, a new partnership between lead producer Drew DeSantis (Producer at Drury Lane Productions), Jim Jensen (Drury Lane, Royal George, Commercial Theater Producer and General Manager), Mark Michelson (MJA Ventures Chicagoland Theatre Fund, Founder) and the Board of Directors of the former storefront comedy theater MCL Chicago (2014-2018), announces an expanded version of the hit holiday musical Yippee Ki-Yay Merry Christmas: A Die Hard Musical Parody. The book and score is conceived by Michael Shepherd Jordan, Alex Garday and Stephanie McCullough with direction by Tiffani Moore Swalley, (more...)

RTP's Cabaret Series Celebrates New Year's Eve With Scott Wichmann
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

Richmond Triangle Players' Cabaret Series will celebrate New Year's Eve with beloved Richmond performer Scott Wichmann in two performances of his new show A Very Good Year, Monday December 31, at 8:00 and 10:30 pm.  Tickets are already limited for the 8:00 pm show and are on sale now. (more...)

Vineyard Theatre Names Whitney White Recipient of 2018 Susan Stroman Directing Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that the 2018 Susan Stroman Directing Award will be presented to Whitney White on Sunday, December 16 at The Vineyard's 2nd annual Open House from 3-7pm. (more...)

Andrea Wolff's 'I Can't Trace Time' Moves To Laurie Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

Andrea Wolff's I Can't Trace Time, a passionate and whimsical musical memoir, will play one more show in December, moving to the Laurie Beechman Theatre on 12/10 at 6pm. With a signature mixture of pop and Broadway and an ensemble led by Music Director Jude Obermuller, I Can't Trace Time features a master entertainer who has been widely lauded for her strong comic timing, offbeat and compelling characterizations and superb taste in music. Special Guest Artist, guitarist Sean Harkness will appear. The show is directed by 2018 MAC and Bistro Award winning writer-actor, Dan Ruth. The Laurie Beechman Theatre is at 407 W.42nd Street, in the rear and downstairs at the West Bank Cafe. Tickets may be purchased online at: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/1001723. (more...)

Marisha Wallace, Laura Baldwin, Peter Hannah, and David Hunter Join Katharine McPhee in West End's WAITRESS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Further casting has been announced for the original London company of Sara Bareilles' Tony Award-nominated musical Waitress. Marisha Wallace will play Becky alongside Laura Baldwin as Dawn, with Peter Hannah as Earl and David Hunter as Dr. Pomatter. The four new principals will join the previously announced Katharine McPhee who will make her West End debut starring as Jenna, having played the role on Broadway earlier this year. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY In Edmonton Tickets On Sale Monday
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

EDMONTON is thrilled to announce the national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make its EDMONTON debut at the NORTHERN ALBERTA JUBILEE AUDITORIUM for a limited engagement January 1 to 6, 2019. COME FROM AWAY tickets are on sale starting December 10 and are available BroadwayAcrossCanada.ca, ticketmaster.ca, or by calling 1-855-985-5000. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 1-800-889-8457. Broadway Across Canada Subscribers can visit BroadwayAcrossCanada.ca or call by calling 1.866.542.7469. Ticket prices start at $30.00. (more...)

'TWAS A GIRLS NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS The Musical Comes to ABT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

From The Producers of the box office smash Girls Night: The Musical comes the must see holiday show, 'Twas A Girls Night Before Christmas: The Musical. This Christmas sequel makes a stop at Alberta Bair Theater on Friday, December 14 at 7:30 p.m. and is intended for an adult audience. (more...)

Sam Chanse, Dipika Guha, And Dave Harris Named Recipients Of The Lark's 2019-20 Venturous Playwright Fellowships
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

The Lark and Venturous Theater Fund of the Tides Foundation are thrilled to announce that the plays and playwrights selected for the second round of The Lark's Venturous Playwright Fellowship program are: Trigger by Sam Chanse; Passing by Dipika Guha; and Incendiary by Dave Harris. The fellowship supports the advancement of ambitious, risk-taking, and innovative plays by providing concurrent residencies for their authors, and advocating for their production by partner theaters. Fellows each receive an award of $50,000 over two years, as well as a Production Subsidy Grant of up to $50,000 to support a production of the play at a theater of the playwright's choosing. Throughout their two-year fellowships, the playwrights will be in residence at The Lark where they will have access to an individually-tailored lineup of new play development and advocacy resources, including readings, workshops, writers' groups, retreats, career guidance, and community engagement activities, designed to nurture their writing and advance their work into the repertoire. (more...)

Tickets Go On Sale For JERSEY BOYS This Week at Providence Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

Tickets will go on sale Friday, December 7 at 10A for the return engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. The musical will make its much-anticipated return to the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), May 10 - 12, 2019.    (more...)

Celebration Announces Its 2019 Season Of Shows
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

Celebration announced today, under the artistic direction of Michael A. Shepperd, its 2019 season of shows.  This is the Celebration's 37th season and the fourth in its home at the Lex Theatre, 6760 Lexington Ave. in Los Angeles.   (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BWW Charlotte Awards; SPRING AWAKENING Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Charlotte Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they 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...)

Vote For The 2018 BWW Maine Awards; ANNIE Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Maine Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they 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...)

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