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VIDEO: FROZEN Broadway with Anna, Elsa, Olaf and More! Go Inside Rehearsal!
by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2017

Disney's new Broadway musical Frozen releases the first sneak peek at the production, with interviews with the creative team behind the musical and footage from inside The Rehearsal room. We're taking you behind the scenes below! (more...)

First Public Opportunity to See the New Theater is 8/13!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Cincinnati will have its first opportunity to come inside The Otto M. Budig Theater on Sunday August 13, 2017 at the Family Festival!  This event is presented by ArtsWave and is open from 3-7pm at the theater followed by a FREE Shakespeare in the Park performance of "Romeo and Juliet" in Washington Park at 7pm.  (more...)

Social: Spend A Day At The Muny With A CHORUS LINE's Holly Ann Butler
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Earlier this week BroadwayWorld went behind the scenes at The Muny's production of A CHORUS LINE to take a look at The Rehearsal process.  (more...)

Three Bone Theatre Tackles Challenging Topics in the Charlotte Premiere of THE SUBMISSION
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Danny has written a complex new drama about an African-American family trying to get out of the Projects, and it has just been selected for the nation's preeminent play festival. (more...)

Founders Metropolitan Community Church to Host Staged Reading of BITS OF PARADISE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

'The work of the Crusaders, although obscure and unknown, was a means by which young people in confinement were able to prove that no physical boundaries could stop them from transcending beyond the barbed wire.'--Yuri Kochiyama (aka Mary Nakahara) (more...)

BWW Interview: Emma Hatton On Bringing EVITA To The West End
by Marianka Swain - Jul 27, 2017

Actress and singer Emma Hatton's previous work includes We Will Rock You and Wicked. She's now starring in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's iconic musical Evita, which returns to the West End - previews begin at Phoenix Theatre tomorrow night. (more...)

Jim Stanek and Janet Metz to Lead WILLY WONKA and 'JOSEPH' at NewArts This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

NewArts, a not-for-profit theatrical production organization based in Newtown, CT that was recently featured in the award-winning documentary film, Midsummer in Newtown, continues its mission of fostering healing and strength through the performing arts and character development as it produces Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat for its Summer 2017 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Red Branch Theatre Company's LYSISTRATA JONES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Red Branch Theatre Company (RBTC) continues its 2017 season entitled Mad About You with Lysistrata Jones, a musical about hoops, hope, and love. Casting has been completed and rehearsals are underway for the production that will run at Drama Learning Center, where Red Branch is the professional theatre in residence, from August 4-26. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Behind the Scenes with Lara Ganz's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Ellen Dostal - Jul 20, 2017

Theatre Palisades Youth invites you to 'be their guest' for a special presentation of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST JR. opening July 28th at Pierson Playhouse in Pacific Palisades. Forty members of the youth theatre group are getting ready to tell the tale of an adventurous young girl and a prince trapped under a spell who find that the power of love can overcome any evil. Director Lara Ganz helms the production and lets us in on the behind-the-scenes workings in this charming interview. (more...)

BWW Vlog: WaterTower Theatre's RUNNING RIOT: Episode 2
by Garrett Reeves - Jul 19, 2017

In Week 2 of RUNNING RIOT, Joshua takes us into The Rehearsal room for a behind the scenes look at what goes into making HIT THE WALL! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 7/11/2017 - 7/18/2017
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Big Hair, Big Laughs and Big Heart in STEEL MAGNOLIAS at The Court
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Step back in time for big laughs, big tears and big hair. Steel Magnolias, opening at The Court Theatre, is a heart-warming celebration of togetherness and female friendship. (more...)

BWW Vlog: PIPPIN at The Firehouse Theatre, Vlog #2
by Kyle Christopher West - Jul 17, 2017

Will Carlton (Pippin) gives a sneak peak at The Rehearsal process of The Firehouse Theatre's Big Summer Musical, PIPPIN. The Firehouse Theatre will offer two $13 Preview performances of PIPPIN on Wednesday July 19th, and Thursday July 20th. And a Special 'Charlemagne Champagne' Opening Night on Friday July 21st. Join us for the Magic. For tickets and more information, visit (more...)

BWW Morning Brief July 14th, 2017 - New 'Roxie' in CHICAGO, ME & ELLA and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jul 14, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Robyn Hurder joins Broadway's CHICAGO tonight for a limited run as 'Roxie', and ME & ELLA opens at York Theatre Company on Sunday! (more...)

VIDEO: Lesli Margherita Performs 'Adelaide's Lament' and More Highlights from Bucks' GUYS AND DOLLS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 13, 2017

BroadwayWorld got a special preview of the upcoming production of GUYS AND DOLLS at the Bucks County Playhouse! Check out The Rehearsal highlights below! (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- 13 and Not Pregnant
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 12, 2017

BWW speaks to the writers of 13 and Not Pregnant ahead of their run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

BWW VLOG: PIPPIN at The Firehouse Theatre
by Kyle Christopher West - Jul 11, 2017

Will Carlton (Pippin) gives a sneak peak at The Rehearsal process of The Firehouse Theatre's Big Summer Musical, PIPPIN. The Firehouse Theatre will offer two $13 Preview performances of PIPPIN on Wednesday July 19th, and Thursday July 20th. And a Special 'Charlemange Champagne' Opening Night on Friday July 21st. Join us for the Magic. For tickets and more information, visit (more...)

MATILDA's Jennifer Blood to Lead THE BUMPS Planned Parenthood Benefit Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Jennifer Blood (Matilda) presents a reading of Rachel Kauder Nalebuff's The Bumps to benefit Planned Parenthood. Directed by Deena Selenow with a cast that includes Jennifer Blood, Taifa Harris, and Eric Clem, the event will take place at 22 Boerum Place in Brooklyn, NY on August 14 & 15 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

by Veronica Bruscini - Jul 10, 2017

BroadwayWorld Rhode Island recently interviewed the creative team behind AND THEN WHAT? THE CHILDREN OF VELVEL AND SHEINA-GITEL AVERBUKH, a new play by First Hand Theatrical based on Bena Shklyanoy's historical family memoir. Ms. Shklyanoy, Kevin Olson (Artistic Director, First Hand Theatrical), and Katya Ginzburg-Bram (Actor, First Hand Theatrical) shared their insights into the "page-to-stage" process of this fascinating work. (more...)

BWW Interview: Creators Jake Brunger and Pippa Cleary Talk The ADRIAN MOLE Musical
by Marianka Swain - Jul 10, 2017

Playwright Jake Brunger and composer Pippa Cleary have been creating musicals together since they met at Bristol University in 2008. Their work includes Jet Set Go!, The Great British Soap Opera and an adaptation of Sue Townsend's beloved The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾. The latter begins a London run at the Menier Chocolate Factory this week. (more...)

Michelle Manzanales, Johan Rivera and Joshua Winzeler Take on New Leadership Roles at Ballet Hispanico
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Ballet Hispánico, the nation's preeminent Latino dance company, has named Michelle Manzanales as the Director of the Ballet Hispánico School of Dance. In addition, Johan Rivera has been named as The Rehearsal Director and Artistic Associate of Ballet Hispánico's main company and Joshua Winzeler has been named as Rehearsal Director for Ballet Hispánico's second company, BHdos. (more...)

Halley Feiffer, Jason Butler Harner to Lead 'A FUNNY THING...' at Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse today announced the full cast for the first play in its 2017 / 2018 season, Halley Feiffer's A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New York City. (more...)

BWW Interview: Cade Peirce on the Utah Premiere of ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY
by Tyler Hinton - Aug 7, 2017

West Side Theatre Company will present a summer theatrical event for the entire family with the Utah premiere of the Kennedy Center's ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY. Adults and children of all ages will equally enjoy a night filled with fun, music, and laughter as they experience this musical from the author of the popular book. A company of exceptional local performers will bring the beloved story to life at the SilverLake Amphitheater on Saturday, Aug. 12 and Monday, Aug. 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the door for just $8 ($5 for children 12 and under). For more information, please visit Cade Peirce, who plays the title character, gave BroadwayWorld the inside scoop on the show. (more...)

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Celebrates New Theatre with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (CSC) has completed construction of The Otto M. Budig Theater and will be hosting a Ribbon Cutting and Welcome Celebrations Events this weekend, August 11-13, 2017.  The Official Ribbon Cutting will be at 6pm on Friday when CSC Leadership will be joined by Mayor John Cranley and Otto M. Budig out front of The Otto M. Budig Theater at 1195 Elm Street as they "cut" the ribbon using traditional Shakespeare swords and daggers!  Then guests will move inside the theater various locations in the lobby and building are dedicated and "toasted" with glasses of champagne.  This event is invite only. (more...)

BWW Interview: LET IT SHINE Winners Talk Take That Musical THE BAND
by Marianka Swain - Aug 7, 2017

New Take That musical The Band, co-created with Tim Firth, begins its national tour at Manchester Opera House on 8 September. Cast members AJ Bentley, Nick Carsberg, Yazdan Qafouri Isfahani, Curtis T Johns and Sario Watanabe-Soloman, who won TV talent show Let It Shine, give us a preview...  (more...)

BALLET HISPÁNICO School of Dance Announces School Year 2017-18 Registration
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Ballet Hispanico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, announces that registration is now available for classes during the 2017-18 school year. Celebrating over 45 years of dance and culture, the Ballet Hispanico School of Dance is a leading center of excellence in dance education located at 167 W. 89th Street, NYC. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director, Timothy Storey of THE MOUSETRAP at DreamWrights
by Rich Mehrenberg - Aug 7, 2017

It's a classic murder-mystery with a little bit of a twist. Christie has written this show in such a superb way as to cast shadows of doubt on each and every character along the way (more...)

BWW Blog: Awards, Nominations, and Casting? Emma Suttell's Reflection on Her 2016-17 Season
by Emma Suttell - Aug 6, 2017

With a summer that quickly flew by, and a new season approaching, I decided that now would be a good time to take a quick break from my usual interviews and talk a bit about what I've been up to this past season. (more...)

BWW Interview: From Argentina to the Streets Of New York: Matt Farcher Returns to MSMT
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Aug 5, 2017

'It has been a very cool year for me!' Matt Farcher exclaims, as he reminisces about the last twelve months since he made his Maine State Music Theatre debut as Che Guevara in Evita last summer. The actor, who will star as Jack Kelly in the upcoming production of Disney's Newsies that begins performances at Brunswick's Pickard Theater August 9, has had a very busy and artistically stimulating year - 'working back to back shows for most of the time' - appearing as the Beast in Beauty and the Beast and in his role debut as Jack Kelly at the Fulton Theatre in Lancaster, PA. (more...)

BWW Interview: Brynn Williams Talks FREEDOM RIDERS Musical and Experience Talking With the Original Riders
by Stephanie Wild - Aug 4, 2017

Freedom Riders; The Civil Rights Musical is currently running at the New York Musical Festival, through August 5. Brynn Williams, who plays the 'force' Diane Nash, recently chatted with BroadwayWorld about her experiences working on the show, in addition to what is was like getting to talk to Nash herself! Check out the full interview below. (more...)

PETER PAN Flies to New Paradigm Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Riding on the heels of New Paradigm Theatre's (NPT) sold-out, multi-ethnic production of 'Oliver-Reinvented', at Fairfield Theatre's Warehouse space last summer, NPT will continue their 'collective impact' productions, bridging the gap between the arts and the local community, with the beloved musical 'Peter Pan' Aug 26th and 27th (more...)

Photo Flash: Sandy Duncan Helps New Paradigm Theatre with New Promo PSA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Sandy Duncan recently helped The New Paradigm Theatre by shooting a PSA for their upcoming production of Peter Pan (Aug 26/27 at Fairfield Theatre Co). Check out behind-the-scenes photos below! (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Announces Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim has just announced its fall 2017 season and opens the season with a commissioned performance made in and for the museum rotunda. (more...)

BWW Interview: Megan Lione is Enlightened by RAGTIME at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Christopher Castanho - Aug 21, 2017

Stephen Flaherty's catchy and powerful melodies and Lynn Ahren's poignant lyrics 'It was the music of something beginning, an era exploding, a century spinning. In riches and rags, and in rhythm and rhyme. The people called it Ragtime.' can be heard at Maine's very own Ogunquit Playhouse running now until August 26th. I was lucky enough to sit down and chat with ensemble member Megan Lione to talk about how the story of Ragtime is more important than ever, as it is a piece of theatre that discusses diversity, inclusion, and love. Lione says 'The cast is incredible, all ages and backgrounds. It's really amazing.' (more...)

Video: Getting to Know ONCE ON THIS ISLAND's New Ti Moune, Hailey Kilgore
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 18, 2017

This week, producers Ken Davenport and Hunter Arnold announced that Hailey Kilgore has been cast as Ti Moune in the new Broadway production of Once On This Island following an extensive international search by the show's casting team.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Chloe Marie of HAIR at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - Aug 17, 2017

The year 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the rock musical, HAIR and Theatre Baton Rouge is celebrating with a two-week run of the show, opening Friday, August 18, and running through Sunday, August 27. (more...)

BWW Interview: Coming Together to Bring Change, Panel Discusses NEWSIES
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Aug 17, 2017

"Newsies is a hit wherever you take it; it had a highly successful Broadway run and national tour and now in these first regional productions, it is the kind of show that brings people from all over to see it again and again. It reaches so many people with its great music and dance and inspiring story. It's a brilliant piece of theatre, and I am honored to be a part of it." (more...)

BWW Interview: Paris Remillard Is Getting Into THIS (and That) This Summer at Barrington Stage Company
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 15, 2017

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, is wrapping up its summer season with This, written by Obie Award-winner Melissa James Gibson and directed by Louisa Proske. After receiving rave reviews during its off Broadway run in 2009, the play arrived on the St. Germain Satge, where it will run through August 27. (more...)

Inaugural INGENIO Play Fest Milagro Begins 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Milagro is excited to announce the inaugural INGENIO Play Fest. INGENIO is a new play and playwright development program for Latina/o playwrights. Four plays were selected after a national request for submissions and will be presented in a concert readings over three days, September 8-10, 2017, following a week of rehearsals. During The Rehearsal process, playwrights will work with guest artist Daniel Jaquez, directors, and dramaturgs in the continued development of the scripts, preparing them for a full production. Each reading will be followed by a moderated feedback session, led by guest artist Daniel Jaquez and other guests. INGENIO Play Fest is supported by the National New Play Network's Collaboration Fund. (more...)

7th Annual L-Dub Film Festival Calls For Entries
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The seventh-annual L-DUB Film Festival is now accepting submissions. Deadline is September 11, 2017. (more...)

BWW TV: Broadway's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Finds Its 'Ti Moune' - Go Behind the Scenes and See a Special Message from the Star!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 15, 2017

Today, producers Ken Davenport and Hunter Arnold announced that Hailey Kilgore, an 18 year-old Oregon native, will make her Broadway debut as Ti Moune in the new Broadway production of Once On This Island, which will play the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC) this fall. Click below to go behind the scenes on the international search for Ti Moune, plus see a message from Hailey! (more...)

BWW Review: MOVIE MASTERWORKS at Dover Little Theatre
by Gina Zenyuch - Aug 14, 2017

On Friday August 11th, Dover Little Theatre opened with an original play, 'Movie Masterworks,' arranged for stage and directed by Alex Oleksij of Nutley, New Jersey. (more...)

Additional Instructors Announces For Two Week IJ Summer Ballet Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Following the announcement earlier this year of the inaugural season of the IJ Summer Ballet Intensive, founders Irina Paradnaya and Jared G. Lillyhave announced additional instructors - repetiteurs - rounding out what is sure to be an extraordinary opportunity for advanced students and aspiring professionals to learn and perform roles from the classical ballet repertory of the Bolshoi Ballet, the world's most acclaimed ballet company.  (more...)

WNO to Open New Season with AIDA, Featuring RETNA and Jessica Lang Dance
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Washington National Opera (WNO) opens its 2017-2018 season with a new production of Verdi's grand Egyptian epic Aida, September 9-23, 2017, in the Kennedy Center Opera House. (more...)

Opera Administrators Chosen for 2017 Hart Institute
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the four distinguished professionals selected for the inaugural class of women opera administrators in the newly-expanded Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors and Administrators at The Dallas Opera: (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 7/25/2017 - 8/1/2017
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Ayad Akhtar's JUNK Gets Preview as Part of Works & Process Series at the Guggenheim This Fall; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim has announced its fall 2017 season and opens the season with a commissioned performance made in and for the museum rotunda. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Announces Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its fall 2017 season and opens the season with a commissioned performance made in and for the museum rotunda. Since 1984 the performing-arts series has championed new works and offered audiences unprecedented access to leading creators and performers. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 1st, 2017: LILI MARLENE Opens, Tovah Feldshuh at Feinstein's/54 Below, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 1, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Write Act Repertory's new musical LILI MARLENE opens tonight at St. Luke's Theatre! (more...)

Woolly Mammoth's 38th Season Kicks Off with THE ARSONISTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces the first production of its 2017-2018 season, The Arsonists by Swiss playwright Max Frisch, in a new translation by Alistair Beaton, directed by Michael John Garces. The Arsonists will run from September 5 to October 8, 2017. The Arsonists is made possible by a generous grant from The Roy Cockrum Foundation. (more...)

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