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Based on The Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta Trapp

Based on an inspiring true story, ďTHE SOUND OF MUSICĒ is one of Rodgers and Hammersteinís most beloved musicals. Set in Austria on the brink of WWII, Maria a postulant, proves too high-spirited for the religious life and is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval Captain. Her growing rapport with the youngsters, coupled with her generosity of spirit, gradually captures the heart of the stern Captain.

BWW Review: Fresh-Faced THE SOUND OF MUSIC at The Paramount : Something Good
by Amelia Reynolds - Sep 9, 2017

Rogers & Hammerstein's 'The Sound of Music' has been a musical staple for generations. Currently showing at the Paramount, this touring production has all of the snow-capped mountains, starched habits, and vocal prowess one could want. The young and eager cast makes this classic feel fresh. (more...)

Jessica Molaskey to Sing PORTRAITS OF JONI at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Jessica Molaskey, the acclaimed actress and singer, will present the concert Portraits of Joni - to celebrate the new album from Ghostlight Deluxe - at Birdland Jazz Club (315 West 44th Street in New York) on Monday, September 18 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

Broadway in Boston's WIZARD OF OZ Tickets Now On-Sale to the Public
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Broadway In Boston announced today that tickets for the upcoming Boston engagement of THE WIZARD OF OZ, will go on sale to the public on Sunday, September 10, 2017. THE WIZARD OF OZ will play a limited five performances at the Boston Opera House January 12-14, 2018 as part of the 2017-2018 Lexus Broadway In Boston Season. (more...)

MATILDA's Beada Briglia Joins CAROUSEL at The Media Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The classic musical 'Carousel' is at The Media Theatre this fall, Sept. 20 through Oct. 22. The cast features Broadway's Beada Briglia as Louise. (more...)

David Rowen Raising Funds to Produce WICKED A Cappella Medley
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Last summer, motivated by a desire for civil peace, David Rowen launched a campaign to raise money for a video project that would promote love and unity, and he donated a portion of all proceeds to Teen and Police Service (TAPS) Academy. (more...)

New Temptations Musical AIN'T TOO PROUD Extends at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Due to an overwhelming demand, Berkeley Rep has announced that the world premiere musical of Ain't Too Proud-The Life and Times of The Temptations will extend for two additional weeks. Originally scheduled to close on October 8, the popular musical will now run through Sunday, October 22. (more...)

Industry Editor Exclusive: The Mysteries of Success and Failure for Broadway on the Road
by Cara Joy David, Industry Editor - Sep 7, 2017

We all think we know a lot about Broadway financing. We read capitalization numbers in stories. The Broadway League puts out weekly grosses and, even though we may not know a show's exact weekly running cost, those in the know can approximate. It is obvious when a show opens and closes on the Great White Way. Tours get into murkier territories. (more...)

Aca-Believe It! Tony Winner Ben Platt Signs Record Deal for Debut Album with Atlantic Records
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

According to Billboard, Tony Award winner Ben Platt has just signed a record deal with Atlantic Records! (more...)

Tickets on Sale This Sunday for THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Boch Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The Boch Center and The Madison Square Garden Company announced that a brand new production of The Sound of Music will take the Boch Center Wang Theatre stage for a limited two week engagement from May 1-13, 2018. (more...)

Cast Complete for ON YOUR FEET! First National Tour, Starting the Salsa in Buffalo This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Producers James L. Nederlander, Estefan Enterprises, Inc and Bernie Yuman have announced complete casting for the First National Tour of the Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET!, starring Cuban-American Broadway actress Christie Prades as seven-time GRAMMY-winning international superstar Gloria Estefan, and acclaimed stage and television actor Mauricio Martinez, playing her 19-time Grammy-winning producer and husband Emilio Estefan. (more...)

Guest Blog: From Mormon Missions to Rydell High
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Daxton Bloomquist and Eric Geil aren't the only cast members 'coming home' to Kansas City to perform in Grease, but they are the only ones who left their missions to do so! (more...)

BIG RIVER: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN Floating to Theatre at the Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Actors James Romney in the role of Huck and Jonathan Butler-Duplessis in the role of Jim lead the cast of Theatre at the Center's Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The musical begins previews Sept. 14 with opening night on September 17 for a run that continues through Oct. 15.   (more...)

Laura Osnes to Return to Cafe Carlyle with 'COCKEYED OPTIMISTS'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Two-time Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes makes her return to Cafe Carlyle with Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Ted Sperling and special guest, two-time Drama Desk nominee Ryan Silverman in Cockeyed Optimists: The World of Rodgers and Hammerstein, September 26-30. (more...)

Jared Zirilli Joins SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Jared Zirilli will star as Summer's husband and bassist 'Bruce Sudano' in the show, which runs November 7 - December 17, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at UK Premiere of TENDERLY the Rosemary Clooney Musical
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2017

The UK Premiere of Tenderly - The Rosemary Clooney Musical  is now running at the New Wimbledon Studio until Saturday 23rd September 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL at Upstairs at the Gatehouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2017

The London Fringe Premiere of 9 to 5 The Musical which is being produced at Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Highgate Village is now open and runs until Sunday 1st October 2017. This hilarious musical comedy is based on the hit. The show has music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick based on the screenplay by Patricia Resnick and Colin Higgins.  (more...)

Cast Announced for Alain Boublil's MANHATTAN PARISIENNE at The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Robert Mackintosh in association with The Other Palace are delighted to announce casting for the 'Work in Progress' production of Alain Boublil's MANHATTAN PARISIENNE. (more...)

Only Two Weeks Left to Catch 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL at Upstairs at the Gatehouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The critically acclaimed five star London Fringe Premiere production of 9 to 5 The Musical which is being produced at Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Highgate Village is entering it's final two weeks running until Sunday 1st October 2017. (more...)

Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA Comes to Casper
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA, the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The King & I and The Sound of Music, will play the Casper Events Center for a limited engagement on November 12, 2017. Tickets for CINDERELLA will go on sale on Friday, September 22 at 11:30 am and can be purchased at, by phone at 800-442-2256, in person at the SinclairTix Box Office at the Casper Events Center or at any of the six statewide outlets. (more...)

Photo Flash: BIG RIVER: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Opens at Theatre at the Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn opened to a packed house at Theatre at the Center on Sunday night. Audience members leapt to their feet at the end of the performance of the now Jeff-Recommended production. Actors James Romney in the role of Huck and Jonathan Butler-Duplessis in the role of Jim lead the cast in the musical that continues through October 15. (more...)

3=D Theatricals of Los Angeles Opens 9th Southern California Season with YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

3-D Theatricals (3DT) rings in its 2017-1018 season at both the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center (RBPAC) and the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA) with Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein, a musical comedy from the Broadway creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash hit The Producers. The production, with music and lyrics by Brooks and a book by Thomas Meehan, is a hilariously tuneful show based on the 1974 smash hit film Young Frankenstein which was a wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Mary Shelley classic from the comic genius of Mel Brooks. David Lamoureux directs with Corey Hirsch serving as Musical Director and Daniel Smith as Choreographer. Dino Nicandros* stars as Frederick Frankenstein with Danny Blaylock as The Monster , Julia Aks as Inga , Erik Scott Romney as Igor/Victor Frankenstein , Tracy Rowe Mutz* as Frau Blucher , Ashley Fox Linton* as Elizabeth , and Richard Gould* as Inspector Kemp/Hermit . *Denotes members of Actors Equity Association. (more...)

R&H and EdTA Collaborate to Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of OKLAHOMA!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

R&H Theatricals and the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) are joining forces in honor of the 75th anniversary of the celebrated musical Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!. The first of many collaborations by this legendary duo, Oklahoma! is credited by historians as marking the beginning of the modern American musical. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 17, 2017
by - Sep 17, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

ASSASSINS Extends for Additional Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

Due to popular demand, Hayes Theatre Co have extended their season of Assassins until October 22. Due to open tomorrownight (Tuesday September 19) after four sold out previews, the theatre's first Stephen Sondheim musical has been highly anticipated and the show is already garnering glowing audience responses. (more...)

GREASE, Starring Tom Parker and Danielle Hope, Comes to the Marlowe This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The Wanted's Tom Parker makes his theatre debut as Danny Zuko in Grease, at The Marlowe Theatre next month (October). (more...)

John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey to Return to Cafe Carlyle with THE LITTLE THINGS YOU DO TOGETHER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Husband-and-wife duo John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey make their annual fall pilgrimage to Caf Carlyle with an all-new show, The Little Things You Do Together, November 7-18. (more...)

Kerstin Anderson, Claybourne Elder & Ruthie Ann Miles to Star in Reading of New EMMA Musical
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Producer Ben Toth has announced casting for an upcoming invitation-only reading of Emma, a new musical inspired by Jane Austen's classic novel, on Monday, September 25 and Tuesday, September 26 at the Dodger Atelier. (more...)

DIRTY DANCING ¬Ė THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE North American Tour Finds Its 'Johnny' and 'Baby'; Cast, Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage will officially open a new production and North American tour at the Harris Center in Folsom, CA, October 5 - 7. (more...)

BWW Review: Irreverent "Book of Mormon" Delights in Return Visit at State Theatre
by Roy Berko - Sep 14, 2017

One of the major concerns in attending a return visit by a Broadway touring show is that the production will be a lesser version. Those planning on attending 'Book of Mormon,' now on stage at the State Theatre, should have no fears. This reincarnation is equally good as any of the other versions that have trucked into town. In fact, it is probably better than some of the others. (more...)

Cast Set for DIRTY DANCING North American Tour, Coming to State Theatre Next June
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

After three successful years on tour boasting numerous sold out engagements, this new adaptation of the worldwide smash-hit film, currently celebrating its 30th Anniversary, will continue to dazzle in more than 50 markets in North America, including the Lehigh Valley at The State Theatre on June 21 and June 22, 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: GREASE, Edinburgh Playhouse
by Gregor Dickson - Sep 13, 2017

The timeless story of Danny and Sandy, and the T-Birds and Pink Angels, comes to life again in this touring production which features the hit songs 'Summer Nights', 'You're The One That I Want' and 'Hopelessly Devoted To You'. (more...)

Alexander Hanson Joins the English Language World Premiere of THE LIE at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announced that Alexander Hanson joins the company of The Lie playing the husband of his real-life spouse Samantha Bond. Hanson replaces James Dreyfus who has regretfully had to withdraw from the production on medical advice. (more...)

Jay Armstrong Johnson, Davis Gaines, and More Join Fall MUNY MAGIC at The Sheldon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The fifth installment of Muny Magic at The Sheldon, The Muny's bi-annual showcase of favorite Muny artists, will be October 18 & 19 at 7:30 p.m. at The Sheldon Concert Hall. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of HEAVEN ON EARTH UK Arena Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Full casting has been announced for the brand-new arena spectacular Heaven on Earth which will be touring arenas across the UK from December 2017 to May 2018. Check out photos of the cast below! (more...)

VIDEO: Lyrics for Life Releases 'You Will Be Found' Music Video Featuring Broadway Kids for Suicide Prevention
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Lyrics for Life has released a recording and music video to Pasek & Paul's You Will Be Found in honor of National Suicide Prevention Week. The video features 140 performers from Broadway, National Tours, TV, Film, singer/songwriters and award-winning dancers, all under the age of 25. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for Brand New Arena Spectacular HEAVEN ON EARTH UK Arena Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Full casting has been announced for the brand-new arena spectacular Heaven on Earth which will be touring arenas across the UK from December 2017 to May 2018. (more...)

CRAZY WORLD ¬Ė A ONE WOMAN MUSICAL Premieres at New Hampshire Theatre Project
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

New Hampshire Theatre Project and Cornelius Productions, LLC present CRAZY WORLD, an original one woman musical inspired by the life of Julie Andrews, premiering at New Hampshire Theatre Project/West End Studio Theatre in Portsmouth, NH for three exclusive shows Friday, Oct. 20 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 21 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 22 at 2:00pm. (more...)

BrightSide Theatre to Bring THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY to Naperville
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, kicks off their 7thSeason - Cinema to Stage - with the Western Suburb Premiere of two-time Tony Award winning Broadway musical The Bridges of Madison County. (more...)

EVERY BRILLIANT THING Runs 9/23- 11/5 at The Armory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Local favorite Isaac Lamb will take the stage for Every Brilliant Thing, a play that tackles the impact of depression using a life-affirming list and a partly-improvised structure that engages audiences in a way never before seen at The Armory. Created by British playwright Duncan Macmillan with comedian Jonny Donahoe, Every Brilliant Thing began as a short-play-turned-art-installation before becoming a full-length theater piece that was embraced at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Off-Broadway, and adapted into an HBO movie. Associate Artistic Director Rose Riordan will direct Every Brilliant Thing in the round in the Ellyn Bye Studio the first studio show in Portland Center Stage at The Armory's 30th anniversary season. Every Brilliant Thing begins preview performances on September 23, opens on September 29 and runs through November 5. (more...)

Production Team Announced for 69TH PRIMETIME EMMY¨ AWARDS on CBS
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

CBS and The Television Academy announced today the production team for the 69TH PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS, to be broadcast LIVE from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Sunday, Sept. 17 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/5:00-8:00 PM live PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Julie Andrews Will Write Second Book of Memoirs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Stage and screen legend Julie Andrews is hard at work on a new project. The beloved star just revealed to that she is writing a second autobiography (the first, Home: A Memoir of My Early Years, was released in 2008). (more...)

BEAUTIFUL, SCHOOL OF ROCK, RENT and More Among Blumenthal Performing Arts' 'Beat the Sellouts' Sale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Several Broadway shows and special attractions headed to Blumenthal Performing Arts theaters this season are now on sale during our annual "Beat the Sellouts" promotion. (more...)

TENDERLY Hits Final Two Weeks of UK Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

TENDERLY the ROSEMARY CLOONEY musical is currently running to rave reviews at the New Wimbledon Studio Theatre until September 23rd 2017. This production marks the musicals UK & European Premiere. (more...)

Photo Flash: STAGES Closes 31st Season with Stunning SOUTH PACIFIC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017

One of the most powerful musicals of all time, South Pacific triumphantly returns to STAGES for the first time in 25 years. Running September 8th through October 8th at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood, South Pacific will close STAGES' 31st Season with a timeless tale of love and loss. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

NORMA to Open The Metropolitan Opera's 133rd Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

The Metropolitan Opera will open its 133rd season on Monday, September 25 with a new production of Bellini's bel canto tragedy Norma. Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky returns to the Met as one of the world's leading interpreters of Norma, singing her first season opening performances. (more...)

GREASE is the Word at Starlight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Grease is the word at Starlight Theatre now through Thursday, Sept. 14. The beloved musical that features 1950s' high school romance and rock 'n' roll will cruise across the Starlight stage like Greased Lightnin' for six performances, opening on Friday night, Sept. 8 and continuing through Sept. 14. (more...)

Broadway Caricaturist Sam Norkin Subject of Online Exhibition This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Sam Norkin (1917-2011), who drew Broadway for decades, honoring opening nights with the caricature of a star or the entire company, most notably for the New York Daily News, is the subject of an online exhibition at Broadway Design Exchange, beginning now through November 19. (more...)

NBC Sports Group Opens 2017 NFL Season with NFL Kickoff and Sunday Night Football
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

NBC Sports kicks off its season-long coverage with NFL Kickoff 2017 one week from today ¬Ė Thursday, September 7 (more...)

Olivia Vadnais and Reed Allen Worth Will Skate Into Pittsburgh CLO in XANADU; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO has announced the cast of the Pittsburgh premiere of XANADU, October 12-December 17 at the CLO Cabaret. (more...)

THE SIN-SATIONAL RITA & MAE to Play Melbourne Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Censorship, sex, scandals, love affairs. Rita Hayworth and Mae West were known as the Love-Goddess and the Queen of double-entendre, made infamous for their portrayal of bad girls on the screen, and their scandalous lives off screen. But what was the real story? (more...)

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