The Producers on Tour

Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of West End's COMPANY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

Company is currently in previews at the Gielgud Theatre with its official opening next week. Photos have just been released of the cast in action, and you can check them out below! (more...)

Netflix Announces German-Language Original FREUD
by TV News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

Sigmund Freud is the focal point of a new series developed by ORF, Satel, Bavaria Fiction and Netflix. This will be the first collaboration between ORF, which will premiere the series in Austria, and Netflix which will premiere the series everywhere else in the world. Principal photography will commence in Vienna and Prague at the beginning of 2019. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Mara Wilson React To 'Kids React To Matilda Challenge'
by Stage Tube - Oct 9, 2018

During a recent appearance on FBE's REACT, Mara Wilson described the atmosphere on set the day she filmed the iconic scene from Matilda, which has since inspired the viral #MatildaChallenge. (more...)

Tickets For The Syracuse Premiere A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS On Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

The Producers of Broadway's smash hit The Illusionists have brought together the world's greatest entertainers for a spellbinding and incredible new holiday production - A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS. This thrilling, festive, fun-for-the-whole-family world premiere event will play at The Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater on December 11, 2018, 7:30pm. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

F*cked up Fairy Tales, Written and Directed by Alice Camarota, is a sexy, drug-filled, and downright scary retelling of some of your favorite child hood stories. 'Little Red in the Hood' involves a coke dealing Red, her schizophrenic costumer who will stop at nothing to get his fix, and a grandmother who will kill to protect her family. 'Snow White and the Seven Whores' takes place at a whore house where seven trashy prostitutes are cleaned up and classed up when Snow comes to live with them. The evil Detective Queens doesn't like that the Whores are prospering, so she takes matters in to her own hands to get rid of the problem. ' (more...)

Nicky Sunshine Brings Solo Show CONFESSIONS OF A MASSAGE PARLOR MADAM to Broadway Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

Actress / comedian  Nicky Sunshine brings her  solo comedic  performance  'Confessions of A Massage Parlor Madam'  back to the Broadway Comedy Club (318 W. 53rd Street) on  Sunday, October 21, 2018. Produced by Top Knotch Entertainment, admission to the 6:00pm show -- is $15.00 in advance, $20.00 at the door with a one-drink minimum per person. (more...)

VIDEO: Luis and Luz Miranda Announce Perks for HAMILTON in Puerto Rico Sweepstakes!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

As Lin-Manuel Miranda and Prizeo announced just last week, fans now have the chance to win the trip of a lifetime to attend opening night of Hamilton in Puerto Rico on January 11, 2019. Today, Luis and Luz Miranda went live on Facebook to announce even more perks, including transportation, hotel accommodations, dinner, and even a tour around San Juan.  (more...)

THE KING, THE FINAL HOURS to Play Limited Off-Broadway Run at The Producers Club
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

What's it like being the most famous man in the world as you're dying? Elvis Presley was the most famous man in the world in the '50s, '60s and 70s. Even today, everyone knows the name - Elvis - but few know his story. (more...)

BWW TV: What's THE PROM All About? The Broadway Cast Explains!
by TV - Press Previews - Oct 8, 2018

Put on your dancing shoes! The Prom is coming to Broadway. The new musical is set to officially open at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street) on Thursday, November 15, 2018. (more...)

St. Bart's Players To Present GODSPELL In November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

Closing out its 91st season, the St. Bart's Players, Manhattan's longest-running community theater group, will present Godspell, opening Thursday, November 8th at St. Bartholomew's Church (325 Park Avenue.) With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by John Michael Tebelak, Godspell is adapted from the Gospel of Matthew and features a parade of beloved songs, led by the international hit, 'Day by Day.' The Players will be returning to perform in the cathedral at St. Bart's - the perfect venue to capture Godspell's true essence. (more...)

The Wick Theatre Goes Very Modern with PIRATES OF PENZANCE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

The Wick Theatre  in Boca Raton is proud to open their 2018-2019 season with the hilarious farce, The Pirates of Penzance. The Gilbert and Sullivan treasure returned to Broadway in 1981 under the direction of Joseph Papp and went on to win the Tony Award for "Best Revival." (more...)

Sacred Fools Announce Next Installment of WE THE PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

Sacred Fools Theater Company is presenting the next installment of its ongoing theatre action We The People this Wednesday, October 10 at 8:00 pm. All proceeds will go to the organization Mentes Puertorrique√Īas en Accion. (more...)

¬"Festival Of Percussion¬" Comes to The CIT Cork School Of Music
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

The CIT Cork School of Music percussion department collaborate for the first time with the percussion ensemble ¬ďMillennial Percussion¬Ē from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and its artistic director Adrian Spillet (principal percussionist with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra), and the conservatoire's percussion lecturers Sophie Hastings and Cormac Byrne. (more...)

Discover Your Inner Elf at ELF THE MUSICAL At The Saenger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

NETworks Presentations, LLC, Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures and Unique Features, bring the Broadway musical ELF to the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans. Tickets will go on sale Friday, Oct. 12 at 10 a.m. for the Dec. 18-23, 2018 engagement. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, ELF, is part of the Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans 2018-2019 season. (more...)

Michael Thomas Holmes and Tim Rogan Join THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW At Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

Michael Thomas Holmes and Tim Rogan have joined the cast of "The Rocky Horror Show" at Bucks County Playhouse. Holmes will play Dr. Scott/The Narrator and Rogan will play Rocky. They replaced previously announced cast members Jennifer Van Dyck and Erik Altemus, respectively. (more...)

Duo Piano Team Yuki And Tomoko Mack Perform Bartok Rarity Oct 12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

The popular Detroit-based piano duo team of Yuki and Tomoko Mack makes its CMSD series debut on Friday, October 12, anchoring a team of esteemed colleagues for a program of Bartok's piano sonatas, including the rarely heard Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion. (more...)

BWW Review: STROKE OF LUCK at El Portal
by Cary Ginell - Oct 6, 2018

What do you do after suffering a debilitating stroke? Write a one-woman show, of course! On December 20, character actress Farley Cadena suffered an ischemic stroke, which left her unable to speak clearly, sing, or read. But she fought back, with this self-penned show helping in her rehabilitation. Cadena includes a number of familiar as well as obscure Broadway songs - with lyrics occasionally tweaked - to help illustrate her dilemma. The result is a moving, frightening, and also hilarious show about resilience and strength of character. (more...)

A QUIET PLACE Producers Sign First-Look Deal with Paramount
by TV News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Andrew Form and Brad Fuller, The Producers of ¬ďA Quiet Place,¬Ē are launching Fully¬†Formed Entertainment as a production company with a three-year, exclusive, first-look deal with¬†Paramount, according to Variety.¬† (more...)

Sacred Fools' SERIAL KILLER Returns Tomorrow For Season 14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Returning for a record 14th season, Serial Killers is back on the Sacred Fools stage for another season of Saturday night after-hours fun. In Serial Killers, the fate of five original serials is in the hands of the voting audience, making them the titular serial killers. The show returns tomorrow, October 6 at 11:00 PM. (more...)

BWW Interview: Rob Evan and ROCKTOPIA at Bergen Performing Arts Center on 10/18
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 5, 2018

The international music sensation 'ROCKTOPIA' launches a national tour this fall that includes a stop at Bergen Performing Arts Center on Thursday, October 18 at 7:30 pm. It is created through the unique vision of vocalist and recording artist, Rob Evan. had the pleasure of interviewing Evan about his career and ROCKTOPIA. (more...)

THE ROOMMATE Opens At The Lyric Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Sharon, a sheltered divorcee from Iowa takes in a roommate: Robyn, a free-spirited, mysterious, lesbian slam poet from the Bronx who is looking to completely change her life. As Sharon begins to uncover Robyn's secrets, while sharing music, books, and an occasional toke, she discovers a deep-seated desire to transform her own life. The Roommate is a subversive, absorbing comedy about what it takes to re-route (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Skylight Music Theatre 's PIPPIN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Skylight Music Theatre Artistic's Pippin, running September 21 through October 7 in Skylight's beautiful Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. Check out the video below! (more...)

THE OTHER JOSH COHEN Kicks Off Rehearsals With A #Plaidurday Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

The cast and creative team of THE OTHER JOSH COHEN kicked off rehearsals with a celebration of National Plaid Day, a.k.a. "PLAIDURDAY" today, Friday October 5. After a live performance on FOX 5's Good Day New York, the company held a plaid-clad meet & greet at the rehearsal studio. The critically-acclaimed musical comedy starts previews Off-Broadway at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street) on Friday, October 26, 2018. (more...)

TRU Announces Writer-Producer Speed Date
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the 2018 Writer-Producer Speed Date: The Art of the Pitch, One-on-One Networking with Commercial and Indie Producers on October 21, 2018 from 4:30-8:30pm at Shetler Studios, 244 West 54th Street, 11th Floor. Session 1 coaching at 4:30, pitching at 5:30; Session 2 coaching at 5:30, pitching at 6:30. (more...)

VIDEO: Tom Felton and Natalia Tena Star in the Trailer for YouTube Original Series ORIGIN
by Stage Tube - Oct 5, 2018

From Left Bank Pictures and Sony Pictures Television comes the highly anticipated YouTube Originals series ORIGIN, an intergalactic space thriller starring Tom Felton [Harry Potter film franchise, Rise of the Planet of the Apes] and Natalia Tena [Harry Potter film franchise, Game of Thrones]. (more...)

BWW Review: ROMAIN SOUCHON at Kinneksbond
by David Sousa Lopes - Oct 15, 2018

There are some days when you feel like playing the piano is the easiest thing in the world. Last Wednesday, the Kinneksbond cultural centre welcomed Romain Souchon, a young pianist of notable talent, who played several interesting versions of well-known classics. There are times when you watch a performer and realize that you could never do what they are doing. Yet there are other times, when we reach such a level of grace and lightness that things simply seem natural. (more...)

Broadway At The Hobby Center Seeks Female Child Actress for Broadway's WAITRESS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

WAITRESS, the Tony nominated musical will be premiering at the Hobby Center on January 29 - February 3, 2019 for a limited engagement and is looking for two young girls to perform the role of "Lulu" for the duration of the engagement. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Alex Brightman in Pre-Broadway Run of BEETLEJUICE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The new musical comedy Beetlejuice will open on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway) on April 25, 2019, but first the musical will have its world premiere at the National Theatre in Washington D.C., officially opening on Sunday, November 4, 2018. (more...)

BWW Interview: Todrick Hall of CHICAGO at Fisher Theatre says It's a Must-See Musical that People Should Experience Live!
by Katie Laban - Oct 15, 2018

Get ready for that razzle-dazzle Detroit, you are in for a special treat - Chicago is back in the Motor City from October 16th through the 21st at the Fisher Theatre! It is the story of Roxie Hart, housewife and nightclub dancer, who maliciously murders her on-the-side lover after he threatens to walk out on her. Desperate to avoid conviction, she tricks the public, the media, and her rival cellmate, Velma Kelly, by hiring Chicago's slickest criminal lawyer, Billy Flynn, to transform her malicious crime into a barrage of sensational headlines. And Detroit, there's an extra special surprise in store for us - Youtube sensation and Broadway star, Todrick Hall is reprising the role of Billy Flynn here in Detroit for one week only! BroadwayWorld Detroit had a chance to speak with Todrick Hall about stepping back into the world of Chicago, what he loves about theatre, and what's next for him. Plus, he even answered some questions that were tweeted in to us (@BWW_Detroit) by some of his very loyal friends. Check out what Todrick had to say below! (more...)

BWW Review: L. Peter Callender is Stunning in Stephen Adly Guirgis' Pulitzer Prize Winning BETWEEN RIVERSIDE & CRAZY at American Stage
by Peter Nason - Oct 14, 2018

The Tampa Bay Area Premiere of a show that is heartbreaking and funny, and that features one of the finest performances local audiences have seen in quite a long time. (more...)

SAVE THE DATE: Nashville Theater Calendar for October 15, 2018
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 14, 2018

Looking into the future, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for October 1, 2018, to help you plot your course through the end of the year... (more...)

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's Sydney Engagement Finds its Charlies!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2018

Charlie Bucket has been found and he has a Golden Ticket! Producers John Frost, Craig Donnell, Warner Bros Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions today announced the four boys who will play the role of Charlie in the spectacular new musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Roald Dahl's delicious tale will be playing only in Sydney at Sydney's Capitol Theatre from 5 January 2019. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/13/2018
by - Oct 13, 2018's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/13/2018. (more...)

REVERENCIA AWARDS Announces the Nominees of Its 4th Edition: THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Great Success of the Season, Received no Indication.
by Claudio Erlichman - Oct 12, 2018

Cantando na Chuva (Singin' in the Rain) leads the list with 11 nominations, followed by Romeu + Julieta, Natasha, Pierre e o Grande Cometa de 1812 and Peter Pan with nine. The Reverencia Award is the only theatrical prize in Brazil, aimed at musical theater, that includes simultaneously spectacles of the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. The ceremony will be on November 13, at Teatro Alfa, Sao Paulo. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Announces Lottery Ticket Policy For Anchorage Tour Stop
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, has announced a lottery ticket policy for the National Tour, which begins Oct. 19 at Atwood Concert Hall, presented by Anchorage Concert Association, and plays a limited two-week engagement through Oct. 28. In Anchorage, the production will conduct a pre-show lottery at the CenterTix box office, making a limited number of tickets available at $25 apiece. (more...)

Cady Huffman, Adrienne C. Moore, Alysia Reiner, Laura Gómez, And Ashley Williams Join The Cast Of WOMEN ON FIRE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Royal Family Productions (Chris Henry, Artistic Director), a Times Square based non-profit theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, is proud to announce Women on Fire: Scorching the Dividing Lines. After a successful workshop in spring, Royal Family is pumped to bring back the second installment of the Women on Fire series for 2 NIGHTS ONLY. (more...)

World's Largest Sequencer Celebrates Berlin's Electronic Music Scene
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

This month, Red Bull Music is paying tribute to Berlin club culture and the machines that have shaped electronic sounds worldwide. Developed for the 20th anniversary edition of the Red Bull Music Academy, the RBMA-20 is the largest sequencer in the world and will be installed in front of Tresor club for public use through October 13. Simultaneously, Red Bull Music is sending electronic music's most iconic machines onto the tracks of Berlin public transport. BVG trams and trains will circulate the city, transformed into drum machines, sequencers and synthesizers. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: A MIDNIGHT VISIT Immerses Visitors Into Edgar Allen Poe's Mysterious And Macabre World
by Jade Kops - Oct 12, 2018

New Australian immersive theatre experience, A MIDNIGHT VISIT serves as an homage to the works of Edgar Allen Poe as the audience is drawn into his dark Victorian world of death, disease and dangerous creatures.  (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Just in time for the Halloween season, Pioneer Theatre Company presents the diabolical musical thriller Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and book by Hugh Wheeler based on an adaption by Christopher Bond. (more...)

¬"Galaxy Of Stars¬" Concert Salutes Veterans At The Triad
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Tony Lo Bianco, Lee Roy Reams and Steven Maglio headline a special Veterans Day concert celebrating members of the armed forces and their families at The Triad, 158 West 72nd Street, on Saturday November 10 at 3pm. Hosted by co-producer Randie Levine-Miller, "Galaxy of Stars" will donate 100% of its proceeds to the Vetwell Project of Operation Warrior Shield, whose primary mission is to provide support programs for veterans and first responders focusing on "healing the hidden wounds of war." For tickets call 212-279-4200 or visit (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth, Bernadette Peters, Jennifer Hudson & More Will Celebrate the Legacy of Craig Zadan at ETF Gala
by TV News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

The life of late legendary producer Craig Zadan will be celebrated by the Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) - the organization dedicated to supporting theatre arts in schools and nurturing students all over the country - at the organization's annual West Coast gala Thespians Go Hollywood - Honoring the Life and Work of Craig Zadan. The celebration will take place on November 11, 2018 at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' headquarters in North Hollywood.  The announcement was made by Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment, and Julie Cohen Theobald, President of the Educational Theatre Foundation. (more...)

Tony Danza to Croon at Ridgefield
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Combining timeless music with wit, charm, storytelling, and a dash of soft shoe and ukulele performance, Tony Danza brings his Standards and Stories show to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, October 27 at 7:30pm. (more...)

ELF THE MUSICAL to Bring Holiday Cheer to the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

NETworks Presentations, LLC, Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures and Unique Features, bring the Broadway musical ELF to the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans. Tickets will go on sale Friday, Oct. 12 at 10 a.m. for the Dec. 18-23, 2018 engagement. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, ELF, is part of the Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans 2018-2019 season. (more...)

Candlelight Dinner Playhouse Presents SCROOGE! THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

A favorite Candlelight Holiday tradition returns! This festive musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel is a tale that has charmed generations with its tribute to the magic of the Christmas spirit. When miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by ghosts of the past, present and future on Christmas Eve, he is threatened with a bitter and lonely future or offered redemption if he changes his selfish ways. The ghosts take Scrooge on a journey through his life and teach him the real meaning of Christmas along the way. Featuring hit songs such as "Thank You Very Much" and "I Hate People." (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

The Producers of the UK & Ireland Tour of Leslie Bricusse's much loved musical Doctor Dolittle, which opens at the Churchill Theatre Bromley on 9 November, with a national press night at the New Theatre Oxford on 17 January 2019, are delighted to announce their support of WWF. (more...)

Matt Terry Confirmed For MADAGASCAR The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Madagascar - The Musical has confirmed that X Factor Winner Matt Terry will continue in the role of Alex the Lion on the critically acclaimed UK tour for 2019. (more...)

Al Roker And Nicolette Robinson Extend In WAITRESS On Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

The Producers of Broadway's Waitress announced today that both Al Roker and Nicolette Robinson will extend their stays at the most popular diner on 47th Street through November 18.   (more...)

Disney's CHRISTOPHER ROBIN Comes Home on Digital and Blu-ray 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

On Nov. 6, Disney's 'Christopher Robin,' the wondrous, live-action film in which Winnie the Pooh and friends venture into mid-century London to help grown-up Christopher Robin (Ewan McGregor), arrives instantly on Digital and Movies Anywhere and on Blu-ray and DVD with captivating, behind-the-scenes extras. The fun-filled tale features A.A. Milne's TIMELESS characters from THE HUNDRED Acre Wood - Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, Eeyore, Kanga, Roo, Rabbit and Owl - making their first appearance as three-dimensional characters who remind Christopher Robin, and viewers of all ages, to appreciate the simple pleasures in life. (more...)

BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN at Overture Center
by Scott Rawson - Oct 10, 2018

There's nothing rotten about Something Rotten! When the Bottom brothers, Nick and Nigel (Matthew Michael Janisse and Richard Spitaletta) find out that their newest play about Richard II is in direct competition with another play about the same exact thing written and directed by rock star-status-achieving Shakespeare (Matthew Baker), they scrap the entire script and seek out a new idea. (more...)

WICKED Ticket Lottery Announced for at Popejoy Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of seats will be held for WICKED, which is returning to Popejoy Hall with performances from October 17 through 28. Two and one-half hours prior to each performance, people who present themselves at UNM box office will have their names placed in a lottery drum; thirty minutes later, names will be drawn for a limited number of orchestra seats at $25 each, cash only. This lottery is available only in-person at the box office, with a limit of two tickets per person. Lottery participants must have a valid photo ID when submitting their entry form and, if chosen, when purchasing tickets. (more...)

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