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Manhattan Center Studios Grand Ballroom (New York, NY)
311 W. 34th St.

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Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Everyone will love this charming, upbeat musical adaptation of a literary classic. Mary Lennox is sent to live in England after her parents die in India. Misselthwaite Manor turns out to be a gloomy fortress. Her uncle is rarely home and his young son, Colin, never leaves his room, convinced heís an incurable invalid. Mary discovers a strange walled garden that has been locked up for years. With the gardenerís apprentice, Dickon, a lad who can talk to the animals, Mary coaxes the garden back to life. The garden seems to have a wonderful, magical effect on all who come into it, allowing Mary to help restore Colin to health and a reunion with his father.



Sarah Hammond, Shaina Taub, and Charlie Sohne Receive Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

The Kleban Foundation has announced the recipients of the 29th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. The judges declared a tie in the most promising musical theatre lyricist category between Sarah Hammond and Shaina Taub. The Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Charlie Sohne. The 2019 prizes will be presented on Monday, February 4, 2018, in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI at ASCAP. (more...)

BARE STAGE World Premiere Opens 2/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Tickets are now on sale for the world premiere of bare stage, a new work by award-winning Boston Playwright Michael Walker, to run February 9-March 2, 2019 at Plaza Theatre at the Boston Center for the Arts (539 Tremont Street, Boston 02116). bare stage is directed by A. Nora Long, and features IRNE Award nominee Ashley Risteen as Kate,' Allie Meek-Carufel as Rachel , and Kevin Cirone as 'Parker', the rising star playwright playwright/director, who clashes with the actors around the issues of nudity in his production. Tickets available now at https://www.bostontheatrescene.com/season/bare-stage/ or by calling 617.426.5000. (more...)

Fairfield Center Stage Presents FCS ROCKS: Queen's 'A Night At The Opera'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

FCS musicians will recreate Queen's iconic album 'A Night At The Opera' in its entirety, featuring a house band and rotating cast of singers performing classics such as 'You're My Best Friend' and 'Bohemian Rhapsody' at this one-night-only concert at The Acoustic on Saturday, February 9 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Fairfield Center Stage Presents DREAMGIRLS March 1-9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

Fairfield Center Stage continues its inaugural season with the award-winning musical DREAMGIRLS, running six performances only, March 1-9. All performances will take place at the theater at Black Rock Church, 3685 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield CT 06824. Fairfield Center Stage, under the leadership of Executive Producer Eli Newsom and Artistic Director Christy McIntosh-Newsom, has dedicated its inaugural season to putting Fairfield 'center stage' by highlighting several of Fairfield's prominent venues with environmental theater. (more...)

Winners Announced for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Calgary Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

We are pleased to announce the winners for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Calgary Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and voted on by you - the local theatergoers! (more...)

Retreat To Broadway Launches National Arts Education Initiative Focused On RENT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

Retreat to Broadway, a national non-profit project that pairs innovative programming with live theater, is launching their second national arts education initiative focused on the groundbreaking musical, RENT. Not only does Retreat to Broadway want to help increase viewership for Fox's national telecast of 'RENT Live!' on January 27, but they also want to provide a unique framework to discuss the important themes RENT presents its audiences: celebrating differences, empathy, cultural diversity, addiction, mindfulness, conflict resolution, acceptance of self and others, etc. (more...)

RUNNING IN THE RED To Open At Artisan Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2019

RUNNING IN THE RED opens at Artisan Center Theater on Thursday, January 10, 2019 and runs through Saturday, January 26, 2019. The 150 seat Second Stage theater is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst. Performances are at 7:00pm on Thursdays and Fridays and 3:30pm on Saturdays. Reserved seating tickets are $28.00 for adults, $26.00 for students and seniors, and $16.00 for children 12 and under. Thursday night tickets are $26.00 for adults and $14.00 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased online at ArtisanCT.com, or by calling the box office at 817-284-1200. (more...)

The New York Pops Will Honor Nat King Cole's Centennial February 8 At Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

The New York Pops, led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, pays tribute to Nat King Cole's centennial with Unforgettable: Celebrating Nat King Cole and Friends on Friday, February 8 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

Stars of ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, THE PROM, HEAD OVER HEELS, & More Join 54 SINGS LADY GAGA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

Annie Golden (Netflix's "Orange Is The New Black"), Isabelle McCalla (The Prom), Taylor Iman Jones (Head Over Heels), Joseph Allen (Something Wicked This Way Comes), Mackenzie Dade (The Sound of Music), Morgan Siobhan Green (Be More Chill), F. Michael Haynie (Charle and the Chocolate Factory), Charlotte Maltby (The Sound of Music), Destinee Rea (The Book of Mormon), Brian Charles Rooney (The Three-Penny Opera), David Rowen (Bob Marley's Three Little Birds), and Nathan Salstone (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) have joined the cast of 54 SINGS LADY GAGA at Feinstein's/54 Below, Tuesday, January 8th, 2019, at 9:30PM. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Midwinter's First Night 2019 at The Larry Keeton Theatre in Nashville
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 18, 2019

Actors Bridge Ensemble's acclaimed production of Sarah DeLappe's The Wolves and Cumberland County Playhouse's rendition of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street were named as the top shows of the year during Midwinter's First Night, the annual tribute to theater in Tennessee, held at Nashville's The Larry Keeton Theatre last Sunday night, January 13. Photographer Rae Lynn Whetzel-Stickney captured many of the night's biggest moments with her camera, which are shared on BroadwayWorld Nashville today. (more...)

Musical Theatre West Brings OLIVER! To The Carpenter Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Consider yourself at home at Musical Theatre West's (MTW) production of Lionel Bart's Tony Award-winning musical Oliver! at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center February 8-24. Tickets are on sale now at www.musical.org, by calling (562) 856-1999, or at the MTW Box Office. Tickets start at $20. (more...)

Zachary Morris Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents West End star Zachary Morris (Secret Garden, Spring Awakening, Rocky Horror) and international conductor Ben van Tienen (Funny Girl, West Side Story) making their Feinstein's/54 Below debut with Instructions for Dancing, a night of singing and storytelling. In a time filled with so much doubt and unrest, let yourself be transported into their world of acceptance and empowerment, reminding you through their heartfelt stories that we are all good enough as we are. Take a haunting journey through words, music, and consciousness as they cover the songs from Alan Menken and Jerry Herman to Fleetwood Mac and the Magnetic Fields. Mesmerizing and magical, Instructions for Dancing invites you to come and rediscover yourself at Feinstein's/54 Below. Instructions for dancing the album was created by Zach and Ben in 2016 during their time on the Rocky Horror Show and is available for download on all major music retailers. http://www.instructionsfordancing.com (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 16, 2019
by - Jan 16, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Announcing The Cast And Creative Team Of Diversionary's 20th Anniversary Production Of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

At long last, Hedwig comes to Diversionary! This iconic musical is an integral part of the LGBT theater canon and truly rocked the musical form when it debuted Off Broadway 20 years ago. It has since been made into a movie, enjoyed productions all over the world, and had its Broadway debut starring Neil Patrick Harris, winning the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. Our 20th anniversary production will find a thrilling new aesthetic and a renewed authenticity as we conclude a nationwide casting search for the right gender non-binary performer to fill Hedwig's boots! Get ready to rock! (more...)

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH Is Back By Popular Demand At Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce the first show in its fifth season of our TYA Family Series... James and The Giant Peach. With book by Timothy Allen McDonald, music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, based on the book by Roald Dahl, and directed by Darryl B. Hovis, James and The Giant Peach will preview from February 15 through February 17; regular performances will begin February 17 and continue through March 3 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Fyda-Mar Stage. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 11, 2019
by - Jan 11, 2019

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Drury Lane Theatre Announces Casting For MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Drury Lane Theatre announces casting for its production of the international megahit Mamma Mia!, with music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bj rn Ulvaeus, some songs with Stig Anderson, and book by Catherine Johnson. Originally conceived by Judy Craymer, Mamma Mia! is directed by Artistic Director William Osetek and choreographed by Jane Lanier with music direction by Roberta Duchak. Mamma Mia! runs February 7 April 14, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, February 21 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Gerardo Vallejo Brings A GENTLEMAN IN NEW YORK At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, Thursday, January 17th 2019, at 9:30 PM to present a one man concert-written and performed by singer, actor, and activist Gerardo Vallejo -highlighting the danger, absurdity, and fragile nature of toxic masculinity in our society. Interwoven with heartfelt personal life stories, A GENTLEMAN IN NEW YORK features songs from the musical theater cannon, the great American songbook, and top-40 pop classics-both new and old. New York City based composer/pianist Karl Hedrick serves as the Musical Director. Barrie Gelles serves as dramaturg and stage director. (more...)

3-D Theatricals Presents the West Coast Regional Premiere of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Broadway is closer than you think! Now that 3-D Theatricals is the official company in residence at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, theatre lovers from Los Angeles and Orange counties can delight in experiencing the biggest Broadway stars and blockbuster shows just minutes from their front door! (more...)

Redhouse Arts Center Present ALMOST MAINE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Redhouse starts the new year off with its production of the Off-Broadway hit, Almost Maine written Broadway actor and writer John Cariani. The show will run from January 24th - February 9th at its theater complex at City Center. (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...)

Alison Fraser, Jay O. Sanders Receive Actors' Equity Foundation Joe A. Callaway Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

Alison Fraser and Jay O Sanders have been selected to receive the 2018 Joe A. Callaway Award presented by the Actors' Equity Foundation.  The award, honoring the best performance in a professional production of a classic play (one written prior to 1920) in the New York metropolitan area, will be presented at Actors' Equity Association's Eastern Regional Membership Meeting at 2 pm on Monday January 28, 2019 at the Equity offices, 165 West 46th Street in New York.  The announcement was made by Judy Rice, President of the Foundation, and Joan Glazer, Managing Director. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 30, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 29, 2018
by - Dec 29, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 28, 2018
by - Dec 28, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 27, 2018
by - Dec 27, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 26, 2018
by - Dec 26, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 25, 2018
by - Dec 25, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Calgary Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018

It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Calgary 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...)

BWW's On This Day - December 23, 2018
by - Dec 23, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 22, 2018
by - Dec 22, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Disney's NEWSIES Opens At Artisan Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2018

DISNEY'S NEWSIES opens at Artisan Center Theater on Friday, January 4, 2019 and runs through Saturday, February 9, 2019. The 196 seat theater-in-the-round is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst. Performances are at 7:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday with 3:00pm matinees on Saturdays beginning January 12. Reserved seating tickets are $28.00 for adults, $26.00 for students and seniors, and $16.00 for children 12 and under.  Monday through Thursday tickets are $26.00 for adults and $14.00 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased online at ArtisanCT.com, or by calling the box office at 817-284-1200. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 21, 2018
by - Dec 21, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Daisy Eagan and More Will Sing the Songs of Rusty Magee at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents "Rusty Magee: Revisited", a celebration of the life and music of Rusty Magee, the legendary cabaret staple of the 80s and 90s with one of the most distinct and creative musical voices of all time. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 20, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Jessie Mueller, Sierra Boggess, Ramin Karimloo, and Adam Pascal Join 2019 Concert Series In Fort Lauderdale
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018

Producer Mark Cortale has announced that his internationally acclaimed Broadway @ concert series, hosted and music directed by Sirius XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky, will return to the Broward Center's Parker Playhouse with four of Broadway's hottest stars in early 2019. (more...)

Announcing The Cast And Creative Team Of Diversionary's World Premiere THE HOUR OF GREAT MERCY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018

This poetic new play with music follows Ed, a gay Jesuit priest who leaves the Catholic church to reconcile with his estranged brother in an isolated and icy township in Alaska. As Ed confronts his tragic past and tenuous future, he unexpectedly finds love beneath the starry Alaskan sky, and support from an unlikely ally. Introducing an auspicious new voice in American theatre, The Hour of Great Mercy by Miranda Rose Hall, is a tender, insightful and compassionate story about our collective relationship to illness, family, and redemption. (more...)

Concord Music Acquires Samuel French Forming Concord Theatricals
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018

Concord Music is pleased to announce the acquisition of legendary theatre publisher and licensor Samuel French and the formation of Concord Theatricals. Concord Theatricals is comprised of the professional and amateur theatrical licensing catalogs of Samuel French, Rodgers & Hammerstein Theatricals, Tams-Witmark and Concord Music's joint venture with Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group, The Musical Company. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 17, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Calgary Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Calgary 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...)

BWW's On This Day - December 16, 2018
by - Dec 16, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Dynamic Duo At Winter Park Playhouse Sing New Cabaret Jan 16 And 17, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2018

The Winter Park Playhouse opens their Spotlight Cabaret Series new year with double the fun, as both Lindsay Nantz and Kate Zaloumes premiere a new cabaret, Better Together!  January 16 and 17, 2019.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 14, 2018
by - Dec 14, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Netflix Sets Cast For THE LETTER FOR THE KING
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

The cast of Netflix's The Letter for the King is led by Amir Wilson (The Secret Garden), Ruby Serkis and Nathanael Saleh, who plays John Banks in Mary Poppins Returns, according to Deadline. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 12, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Berkeley Rep Announces Full Cast For METAMORPHOSES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Metamorphoses. This co-production with the Guthrie Theater is led by nationally and internationally renowned writer and director Mary Zimmerman. (more...)

John Cameron Mitchell & Adam Trent Coming To The National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

Two very special events bring two dynamic performers to the National Theatre's historic stage in February 2019 - THE MAGIC OF ADAM TRENT on Saturday, February 2 and THE ORIGIN OF LOVE: THE SONGS AND STORIES OF HEDWIG with John Cameron Mitchell on Friday, February 8. (more...)

Bay Area Cabaret Announces Carmen Cusack & Susan Werner
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Bay Area Cabaret kicks off the new year welcoming back Tony-nominated Broadway star Carmen Cusack on Sunday, January 20 at 5:00 p.m. Ms. Cusack returns to the Venetian Room with an evening celebrating her favorite songs and the artists behind them including singer/songwriters past and present like Joni Mitchell, Dolly Parton, Kate Bush and Kimbra, plus she'll offer a sampling of original tunes and Broadway selections. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 10, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 10 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Calgary Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Calgary 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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