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Renowned Fashion Illustrator Will Host New Exhibition In Warrington by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2023

A fashion illustrator who has worked with some of the most prestigious brands is returning to his roots with a playful exhibition at Warrington Museum. Learn more about the event and how to attend here!

The Guthrie Theater Sets Cast & Creative Team for 49th Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2023

The Guthrie Theater has revealed the cast and creative team for its 49th production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, adapted by Lavina Jadhwani and directed by Addie Gorlin-Han, based on the original direction by Joseph Haj. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Meet the Cast of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, Beginning Previews Tonight! by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2023

Merrily We Roll Along begins previews at Broadway’s Hudson Theatre tonight, Tuesday, September 19 and officially opens on Tuesday, October 10. Meet the cast of Merrily We Roll Along here!

Dame Judi Dench Will Make Panto Debut in SNOW WHITE at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2023

Dame Judi Dench is making her panto debut as the voice of the Magic Mirror in Snow White at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds.

Pulse Theatre to Present CHASING HAPPY by Michel Wallerstein at Theatre Row by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 12, 2023

Pulse Theatre will present Chasing Happy a new comedy by Michel Wallerstein at Theater Row. See performance dates and learn how to purchase tickets!

MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL Announces Cast For Wilmington Production by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2023

GFour Productions, winners of 68 Drama Desk and 54 Tony Awards, today announced the cast of leading ladies for the Wilmington production of the international hit show Menopause The Musical, which will play the Playhouse in Rodney Square for one performance, November 11.

HADESTOWN to Return to Los Angeles for a Limited Engagement in October by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 29, 2023

Discover the dates and locations for the highly anticipated limited engagement of Hadestown in Los Angeles this October. Don't miss your chance to witness the magic of this renowned musical.

Review Roundup: A NEW BRAIN at Barrington Stage Company by Review Roundups - Aug 24, 2023

What did critics think of Barrington Stage Company's production of William Finn’s 1998 musical A New Brain which is now playing through September 10, 2023 on BSC’s Boyd-Quinson Stage?

THE CROWN Season Five Sets Blu-Ray & DVD Release by Michael Major - Aug 24, 2023

This dramatization tells the story of Queen Elizabeth II and the political and personal events that shaped her reign. It’s a new decade, and the royal family are facing what may be their biggest challenge yet” proving their continued relevance in ‘90s Britain. As Diana and Charles wage a media war, cracks begin to splinter the royal foundation.

The Way Off Broadway Announces 30th Anniversary Season by A.A. Cristi - Aug 22, 2023

The 2024 Season marks a landmark for one of the area's most established and respected theatre organizations.  With the opening of Agatha Christie's A Murder is Announced on January 19, 2024, The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre will kick off its Blockbuster 30th Anniversary Season. To celebrate the milestone, WOB's producers have announced a line-up that includes regional premiere productions of some of the newest and biggest name shows to appear on Broadway in recent seasons.

Exclusive: Gabrielle McClinton, Christian Douglas, Robert Petkoff & More Will Lead MOULIN ROUGE! On Tour by Joshua Wright - Aug 23, 2023

The North American Tour of the Tony Award®-winning Best Musical Moulin Rouge! The Musical will welcome Gabrielle McClinton as Satine, Christian Douglas as Christian, Robert Petkoff as Harold Zidler, Sarah Bowden as Nini and Danny Burgos as Santiago beginning Wednesday, September 27 at the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh.  

Photos: Inside Opening Night of Barrington Stage Company & Williamstown Theatre Festival's NEW BRAIN by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 21, 2023

Barrington Stage Company (BSC) in association with Williamstown Theatre Festival (WTF) presented William Finn’s 1998 musical A NEW BRAIN on Barrington’s Boyd-Quinson mainstage. Check out the opening night photos and after party below.

Photos: See Adam Chanler-Berat, Mary Testa & More in A NEW BRAIN at Barrington Stage Company by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2023

Check out these stunning photos from A NEW BRAIN at Barrington Stage Company featuring Adam Chanler-Berat, Mary Testa, and more. Don't miss this incredible production running at Barrington Stage Company.

Guthrie Theater to Bring Oscar Wilde's Classic Comedy, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, to the Stage by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2023

Get ready to be entertained by Guthrie Theater's rendition of the timeless comedy, 'The Importance of Being Earnest' by Oscar Wilde. Find out showtimes, ticket availability, and more.

Kate Burton, John Cariani & More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Performances by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2023

Get the latest updates on the star-studded performances at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, including appearances by Kate Burton, John Cariani, and more. Find out when and where you can catch these exciting shows.

EDINBURGH 2023: Review: MARK NELSON: BITS & PIECES, Monkey Barrel by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 4, 2023

In his 10th show, the multi award-winning stand-up returns with new stuff, greatest hits and bits and pieces from his decade at the Fringe. Host: BBC Radio Scotland's No 1 show, The Good, the Bad and the Unexpected, BBC Scotland's Edinburgh Unlocked. Comedian Of The Year (UK Comedian). Star of BBC Scotland's biggest viral hit, News At 3. 250 million+ views.

Video: First Look at A NEW BRAIN at Barrington Stage by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2023

Barrington Stage Company presents William Finn's 1998 musical A New Brain, opening Sunday, August 20, 2023 and playing through September 10, 2023 on BSC's Boyd-Quinson Stage (30 Union Street). Check out a first look here!

54 SINGS DIANA THE MUSICAL Comes to 54 Below Next Month by Stephi Wild - Jul 31, 2023

54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, presents an unforgettable evening with The People’s Princess in celebration of the Razzie-nominated musical Diana. Come to “The Main Event” and experience “Pretty, Pretty Girl,” “The Dress,” “Miss You Most on Sundays,” “Snap, Click!,” and many more from the Joe DiPietro-David Bryan score like never before!

Irish Repertory Theatre to Celebrate 35th Anniversary with THE FRIEL PROJECT Season by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 24, 2023

Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director; Ciarán O'Reilly, Producing Director) will present The Friel Project, a retrospective of the work of renowned Irish playwright Brian Friel, to take place from October 2023 through May 2024.

YOUNG COMPANY SUMMER FESTIVAL Announced At Greater Boston Stage Company by A.A. Cristi - Jul 20, 2023

Greater Boston Stage Company has announced its highly anticipated Young Company Summer Festival, featuring an impressive lineup of budding young artists and captivating performances. With a commitment to providing exceptional entertainment and enriching the community through the arts, this year's Summer Festival offers an unparalleled theatrical experience for audiences of all ages!

Cast Revealed For MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL at Overture by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2023

GFour Productions has announced the cast of leading ladies for the Madison, Wis., production of the international hit show Menopause The Musical, which will play at Overture Center for three performances

Review: HEAD OVER HEELS at Cultural Arts Playhouse by Andrew J. Koehler - Jun 27, 2023

HEAD OVER HEELS opened this weekend at the Cultural Arts Playhouse in Syosset this past Saturday night. Based on the 1593 story “The Countess of Pembroke’s Arcadia,” this 2018 Broadway hit features the music of the Go-Go’s, including “We Got The Beat,” “Heaven Is A Place On Earth,” “Vacation,” and, of course, “Head Over Heels.” Directed by CAP Artistic Director/General Manager Tony Frangipane and Diane Marmann, the production shines in all the right places. 

Classic Alfred Hitchcock Films Coming To Andrea Iervolino's TaTaTu As First-Of-Its-Kind Viewer Reward Program by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 26, 2023

TaTaTu has revealed the first slate of content that will be made available to viewers as part of their recent groundbreaking agreement to launch an unprecedented viewer reward program across the entire streaming portfolio of Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment.

HEAD OVER HEELS Comes to Children's Theatre Company in August by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2023

Children’s Theatre Company's 2023 Triple Threat production will be Head Over Heels (High School Edition). Featuring music and lyrics by The Go-Go’s, Head Over Heels was conceived by Jeff Whitty (Avenue Q), who also wrote the original book, and adapted by James Magruder (Triumph of Love).

Review: Promising 5 & DIME: A NEW MUSICAL Plays Joe's Pub by Stephen Mosher - Jun 13, 2023

Now the property is evolving into a musical.  And you know what?  It works.

Video: Go Inside Rehearsal for DISNEY'S BEAUTY & THE BEAST at The Muny by Blair Ingenthron - Jun 11, 2023

Check out a sneak peek video of the first day of rehearsal for Disney's Beauty & the Beast at The Muny, starring Ashley Blanchet, Ben Crawford, Claybourne Elder, Ann Harada, and more!

The Muny's DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Announces Full Cast, Design, and Production Teams by Blair Ingenthron - Jun 11, 2023

The Muny has announced its full cast, design and production teams for the Muny family favorite Disney's Beauty and the Beast, June 22 -30.

Classic American Tales to Present TALES AT THE DORMER HOUSE This Summer by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2023

Through August 10, Classic American Tales will present 'Tales at the Dormer House,' formerly known as 'Tales of the Victorians' when previously produced by East Lynne Theater Company

THE NORMAL HEART & More Lead Boston's June 2023 Theater Top Picks by BWW Staff - May 31, 2023

Boston is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. June 2023's top picks include The Normal Heart, The Color Purple, and more!

Max Clayton, Christian Probst, Kate Loprest and More Will Lead SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at Ogunquit Playhouse by Stephi Wild - May 30, 2023

Ogunquit Playhouse has announced casting for the stage adaptation of the classic MGM movie musical Singin’ in the Rain. Find out who is starring, and how to attend, here!

Royal Family Productions Presents Jonathan Riedel At The Royal Family Performing Arts Center by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2023

Royal Family Productions hosts the NY City premiere of the innovative one-person musical Jackson Crash, starring writer/composer/choreographer/actor Jonathan Riedel, at 7pm, Saturday June 24, 2023, at The Royal Family Performing Arts Center, 145 West 46th Street, in the heart of the theater district.

HEAD OVER HEELS to be Presented at Wheelock Family Theatre in June by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2023

Wheelock Family Theatre at Boston University has announced its teen Ensemble spring production, Head Over Heels!

Choreographer Dougie Squires OBE MVO Dies at 91 by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2023

The legendary choreographer Dougie Squires OBE MVO died peacefully on Sunday night, 21 May.

Adam Chanler-Berat, Mary Testa, Tally Sessions, and More Will Lead A NEW BRAIN at Barrington Stage Company by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2023

Barrington Stage Company has announced initial casting for William Finn’s 1998 musical A New Brain, opening Sunday, August 20, 2023 and playing through September 10, 2023 on BSC’s Boyd-Quinson Stage (30 Union Street). Find out who is starring and how to attend!

Industry Pro Newsletter: TCG Conference Goes to Chicago, Garrett to Leave Oregon Shakespeare by Alex Freeman - May 8, 2023

The Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has selected Chicago, IL as the location for its 2024 National Conference, which will be hosted by the League of Chicago Theatres. Meanwhile, the WGA strike, turmoil at regional theaters continues, and Britain gets a King who loves the arts.

BBC AMERICA Broadcasts The Coronation of Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla Live on Saturday by Michael Major - May 3, 2023

BBC AMERICA will broadcast The Coronation of Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla LIVE. His Majesty King Charles III will be crowned alongside The Queen Consort in a Coronation at Westminster Abbey, the first to take place in 70-years. They will arrive at the Abbey in procession from Buckingham Palace known as ‘The King’s Procession.’

Diversionary Theatre Announces Cast & Creative Team For HEAD OVER HEELS by Blair Ingenthron - Apr 27, 2023

Diversionary Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for its San Diego-premiere of Head Over Heels, a musical based upon “The Arcadia” by Sir Philip Sidney, with songs by the iconic 80's all-girl rock band, The Go-Go's. 

Ashley Blanchet, Ben Crawford, and More Will Lead BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at The Muny by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2023

The Muny has announced that Ashley Blanchet, Ben Crawford, Claybourne Elder, Ann Harada, Kelvin Moon Loh, Eric Jordan Young, Holly Ann Butler, Tommy Bracco, Harrison White, Debby Lennon and Michael Hobin will star in the magical production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, June 22 - 30, 2023.

Lorna Dallas Returns To NYC Stage With GLAMOROUS NIGHTS AND RAINY DAYS at The Laurie Beechman Theatre by Stephen Mosher - Apr 24, 2023

Award winner Lorna Dallas is making a welcome return to the New York Stage in Barry Kleinbort/Christopher Denny helmed new musical cabaret.

American Stage to Present INDECENT, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, and More in 2023/24 Season by Blair Ingenthron - Apr 15, 2023

The St. Pete theatre company's 2023/2024 lineup is full of contemporary shows, and one classic - Disney's Beauty and the Beast musical - that audiences will enjoy in Demens Landing Park. 

Lorna Dallas to Bring GLAMOROUS NIGHTS AND RAINY DAYS to The Laurie Beechman Theatre by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2023

The Laurie Beechman Theatre will present Lorna Dallas in her latest musical feast, “Glamorous Nights and Rainy Days,” in a two-night engagement - Saturday, May 13 and Wednesday, May 17 - both shows at 7pm.

Royal Experiences Come to The Royal Opera House this May in Honour of The Coronation by Stephi Wild - Apr 11, 2023

To celebrate the crowning of King Charles III, the Royal Opera House is rolling out the red carpet for a limited-edition Coronation Tour*. Learn more about the upcoming events here!

Kate Baldwin, Max von Essen, Marsha Mason & More to Star in THE ROYAL FAMILY Benefit Reading by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 5, 2023

Keen Company will present a benefit reading of The Royal Family by George Kaufman and Edna Ferber. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

Lydia Brickland's TANGERINES is Coming to the King's Head Theatre by Aliya Al-Hassan - Apr 4, 2023

Tangerines is a punchy new play exploring the monarchy & their relationship to queerness. The show is part of A Queer Interrogation: a season of bold new writing selectively curated by Tom Ratcliffe for The Takeover Festival.

FUENTA OVEJUNA to be Presented at Theatre for a New Audience in April by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2023

Theatre for a New Audience will present the Off-Broadway premiere in English of the great Spanish author Lope de Vega’s Fuente Ovejuna (1612), translated by the late British poet, novelist, and playwright Adrian Mitchell.

RAVEN'S HOME to Return to Disney Channel in April by Michael Major - Mar 23, 2023

A spinoff of the iconic Disney Channel comedy 'That's So Raven' (2003-2007), 'Raven's Home' follows the hilarious adventures driven by somewhat psychic Raven Baxter (Raven-Symoné) and her son Booker (Issac Ryan Brown), who has inherited his mom's gift to catch glimpses of the future. Watch the new season trailer video now!

DIANA: THE UNTOLD AND UNTRUE STORY Will Stream Live in April by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2023

The brand-new hit show from harbingers of queer chaos Awkward Productions and Linus Karp, Diana: The Untold and Untrue Story will present an interactive live stream from Belfast’s Accidental Theatre on Saturday 1st April.

Review: PIPPIN at Little Theatre Of Mechanicsburg by Andrea Stephenson - Mar 12, 2023

With beautiful music, dancing, and magic, and a thought-provoking story, Pippin is a whirlwind that captures the imagination. Pippin is a challenging show, but the cast at Little Theatre of Mechanicsburg approaches the challenge with an enthusiasm that is infectious.

Barrington Stage Company and Williamstown Theatre Festival Present A NEW BRAIN This Summer by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2023

Barrington Stage Company (BSC) in association with Williamstown Theatre Festival (WTF), will partner for the first time to present the 1998 musical A New Brain.

Review: THE WINTER'S TALE, Shakespeare's Globe by Debbie Gilpin - Feb 23, 2023

“A sad tale’s best for winter.” There may be moments of poignancy and outright tragedy in this late Shakespeare play, but Sean Holmes’ vibrant production ensures that the audience is given more than their fair share of comedy and levity throughout.


The Royal Family has had 4 productions including Broadway which opened in 1927, Broadway which opened in 1951, Broadway which opened in 1975 and Broadway which opened in 2009.
Outstanding Costume Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Ann Roth, Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Ellis RabbOutstanding Revival (Drama Desk Awards) and Best Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Eva Le Gallienne.
Outstanding Costume Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Ann Roth and Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Ellis Rabb Outstanding Revival (Drama Desk Awards) Best Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Eva Le Gallienne.



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