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The book follows the experiences of a young boy and his grandmother who live in a world plagued by evil, child-hating witches.


THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA Announces West End Cast
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

The Tiger Who Came to Tea today announces the cast for its 2018 West End summer run: Abbey Norman plays 'Sophie', Stephanie Summer plays 'Mummy', Thomas O'Connell plays ('Daddy'/'Milkman'/'Postman'/'Tiger'), with Sarah Horton (Understudy/ASM) and Glen Newham (Understudy/ASM). (more...)

David Witts is WICKED's New Fiyero
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

WICKED, the 'spellbinding smash hit' (Time Out London) that tells the incredible untold story of The Witches of Oz, is delighted to announce that former EastEnders star David Witts is returning from three years in L.A. to make his West End debut as 'Fiyero' from Monday 23 July 2018. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Full Casting For Barrie Rutter's THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce full casting for Barrie Rutter's The Two Noble Kinsmen, by John Fletcher and William Shakespeare, opening in The Globe today 25 May. This will mark Barrie's first production since stepping down as Artistic Director of Northern Broadsides. (more...)

UK's Acclaimed 'Beyond The Barricade' Concert To Premiere In Australia
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

The UK's critically-acclaimed show BEYOND THE BARRICADE, will make its debut in Australia this year, touring to 24 cities from 1st June. (more...)

Joe's Pub Production of LIZA '79 Postpones
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Producers Zach Laks, Sarah Galli, and Joseph Lucius in association with Form Theatricals announce that due to scheduling conflicts, the Joe's pub production of LIZA '79, conceived and directed by Ben Rimalower, starring Larry Owens is postponed.  Originally scheduled for performances in June, new dates and casting will be announced at a later date.   (more...)

Carolee Carmello, Kara Lindsay, Ken Page and More Announced For 2018 Broadway At Music Circus Season in Sacramento
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

After auditioning performers in New York City, Los Angeles and Sacramento, Broadway Sacramento has confirmed casting for the six shows in the 68th Broadway At Music Circus season. The casts include a number of Broadway veterans-some of whom are making their Broadway At Music Circus debuts-and audience favorites from previous Broadway At Music Circus productions. (more...)

Curve Announce Christmas Studio Show: Dr Seuss' THE CAT IN THE HAT
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

Curve announces the title of its 2018 Christmas show for children and their families, a brand new production of Dr. Seuss' classic story of mischief and chaos, The Cat in the Hat. (more...)

Halle Berry & Anjelica Huston to Join Keanu Reeves in JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2018

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Halle Berry has signed on to star opposite Keanu Reeves in John Wick: Chapter 3, the latest installment of Liongate's action movie series. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 5/20/2018
by BWW - May 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/20/2018 for Omaha (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Announces the 2018-19 Season Studio Artists
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

After a national search, Florida Grand Opera (FGO) has chosen three new singers for the 2018-19 FGO Studio. One of the most respected and highly competitive studio programs in the nation, the FGO Studio, led by Artistic Directors Diana Soviero and Bernard Uzan, provides comprehensive career development to emerging artists who have demonstrated potential to make major contributions to the field of opera (more...)

Bid Now to Win Orchestra Seats to WICKED on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

You and a guest will receive two orchestra house seats to a performance of Wicked on Broadway! (more...)

Celebrity Attractions' 2018-2019 Broadway Season Tickets Now On Sale in Tulsa
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

Celebrating 35 years of bringing Broadway and more to Tulsa, Celebrity Attractions is proud to announce tickets to the Celebrity Attractions' 2018-2019 Broadway Season are now on sale. This special anniversary season includes the return of Tulsa's most popular musical, WICKED, the spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera with LOVE NEVER DIES, Broadway's funniest and longest-running play THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, an irresistible slice of musical theatre heaven with WAITRESS, the joyous classic to raise a cup to with FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, and the season concludes with HAMILTON, making its Tulsa debut. Season tickets for new Season Subscribers are now available online via "real-time" season seat selection at CelebrityAttractions.com, by phone at 918-596-7109, and in person at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center Ticket Office. Season tickets are subject to availability. (more...)

David Witts and Chris Jarman Join the Cast of WICKED; Alice Fearn, Sophie Evans, and More Renew
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

WICKED, the “world class West End musical” (Official London Theatre) that tells the incredible untold story of The Witches of Oz, is delighted to confirm that Alice Fearn (Elphaba), Sophie Evans (Glinda), Melanie La Barrie (Madame Morrible), Andy Hockley (The Wizard), Jack Lansbury (Boq), Laura Pick (Standby for Elphaba) and Carina Gillespie & Maria Coyne* (Standby for Glinda) will all continue in their current roles. Joining them, from Monday 23 July 2018, will be the previously announced David Witts as Fiyero together with Chris Jarman (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) as Doctor Dillamond and current cast member Rosa O'Reilly, who takes over the role of Nessarose. (more...)

River St Theatre To Screen Royal Opera's MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

London's Royal Opera House production of Giuseppe Verdi's opera based on William Shakespeare's MACBETH will be shown in HD at the River Street Theatre (RST) in Jaffrey on Sunday, May 20 and Wednesday, May 23, both at 2pm  This presentation is part of the RST's Stage2Screen Series. The River Street Theatre is a project of the soon-to-be-built Park Theatre. (more...)

KING THE MUSICAL in Concert Comes to London
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

This year marks 50 years since the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr and 30 years since the first performance of the late Martin Smith's acclaimed musical KING. Hackney Empire, in co-production with London Musical Theatre Orchestra, presents a special concert version for two performances only. (more...)

New Company Fearless Imp Premieres with Daring MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

For their company's debut, Fearless Imp Entertainment founders Cyanne McClairian and Matthew Martin wanted a powerful production, a classic that could also reflect the issues of today. When they started examining the works of Shakespeare, they quickly realized there was one play that deserved to be examined through a new lens, exploring one character's story which had really never been told. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber's SUNSET BOULEVARD Comes to The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

Starring Ria Jones as Norma Desmond, and Danny Mac as Joe Gillis, the story of romance and obsession is based on Billy Wilder's film, with Don Black and Christopher Hampton's book and lyrics. The score, performed by a full orchestra, includes the title number Sunset Boulevard, and With One Look, As If We Never Said Goodbye, The Greatest Star Of All and The Perfect Year. (more...)

Meet the Cast of Roundabout's TRAVESTIES- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 29, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway revival of Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play Travesties begins previews tonight! Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

THE TIGER WHO CAME TO TEA Announces 2018 West End Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

The Tiger Who Came to Tea today announces its return to the West End this summer for a very special season celebrating its 10th anniversary on stage and 50 years of Britain's best-loved picture book. This truly magical Olivier Award nominated production will open at the Piccadilly Theatre on Thursday 28 June, playing until Sunday 9 September 2018. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Tutti pazzi per il Teatrò - Una grande rassegna per dare il benvenuto al nuovo Teatro Polivalente di Abano Terme
by Valeria Venturelli - Mar 25, 2018

Determinazione e passione per l'arte sono stati gli ingredienti fondamentali che hanno portato alla creazione e alla realizzazione della grande rassegna "Tutti pazzi per il Teatro", un viaggio fra teatro, musica, musical e danza che vi accompagnera per tutta la prossima stagione primavera/estate. Questo progetto che comprende 15 spettacoli e nato dalla collaborazione fra Anima&Musica e Dreaming Academy, Accademia di Musical e Spettacolo di Padova in particolar modo nelle figure di Mirco Fattore e Alessio Guerra (Direttori Artistici) Bruna Laura Filippini (regista e insegnante di recitazione) che ne ha curato la parte artistica e organizzativa degli spettacoli di teatro e prosa, e Riccardo Sabatiello che ne ha curato la parte della danza, allo scopo di dare una nuova vita al Teatro Polivalente e crearne un nuovo centro culturale per la citta di Abano Terme. (more...)

New Company Fearless Imp Premieres With Daring MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

For their company's debut, Fearless Imp Entertainment founders Cyanne McClairian and Matthew Martin wanted a powerful production, a classic that could also reflect the issues of today. When they started examining the works of Shakespeare, they quickly realized there was one play that deserved to be examined through a new lens, exploring one character's story which had really never been told. (more...)

Kravis Center Announces THE BODYGUARD: THE MUSICAL Starring Deborah Cox
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

???????The first U.S. National tour of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD, will play the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts from April 10 - 15. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Hackney Empire Announces ALADDIN as its 2018 Pantomime and 20th Anniversary Production
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Hackney Empire has today announced Aladdin as its 2018 pantomime and 20th anniversary production which will arrive in true Hackney style this Christmas as the venue marks its landmark year with the classic tale. Susie McKenna and Steve Edis celebrate two decades at the helm of the legendary pantomime which has grown to become one of the city's most anticipated annual highlights and a champion for culture and community in the East End. Aladdin will run from 24 November 2018 to 6 January 2019, with opening night for press on 5 December. (more...)

Bid Now on 2 Tickets to WICKED Plus a Backstage Tour with 'Elphaba,' Jackie Burns in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2018

You & a guest will take a backstage tour with Jackie Burns after seeing her as Elphaba in Wicked on Broadway in New York City! (more...)

The Legendary Multi Million Selling Spandau Ballet Return With New Singer Ross William Howard
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

Spandau Ballet have made a rapturous return to the stage introducing their new singer Ross William Wild at a very special club show at London's Subterania to prove that as the song goes they no longer 'find it hard to write the next line'. (more...)

Christian Charisiou and More to Lead Australian Premiere Of CRY-BABY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

Producer LPD in association with Hayes Theatre Co today announced several of the cast members of their cast for the upcoming Australian Premiere of the rockabilly musical, Cry-Baby. Playing at Hayes Theatre Co from 20 July, Cry-Baby is based on the 1990 cult-classic John Waters film of the same name, which starred Johnny Depp. (more...)

BWW Review: Shakespeare on the Kennebec Presents Ambitious, Uncut Production of 'The Scottish Play'
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Jun 3, 2018

John Willey's Bath, Maine -based Shakespeare on the Kennebec is presenting an ambitious, completely uncut production of the Bard's "Scottish play"- aka Macbeth at the Chocolate Church. The twenty-six person ensemble rendered the full text of Shakespeare's play - with many often cut scenes now heard - while at the same time Director John Willey takes a fresh conceptual look on the work. (more...)

Robert Zemeckis to Adapt and Direct Roald Dahl's THE WITCHES for the Big Screen
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

According to Entertainment Weekly, Robert Zemeckis is in final talks to adapt and direct Warner Bros'. take on Roald Dahl's beloved children's book The Witches. (more...)

There's No Place Like Home! WICKED Flies Back To Manchester This Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Wicked, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of The Witches of Oz, is delighted to confirm that its spectacular touring production will fly home to where it began in September 2013, the Palace Theatre in Manchester, for one final time. The five-week Christmas engagement, from Tuesday 4 December 2018 to Saturday 5 January 2019, will mark the end of the multi record-breaking, critically acclaimed tour. (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway and West End Star Tony Sheldon Talks PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT on Sunday Night With Bill Crews
by Stage Tube - Jun 17, 2018

Broadway and West End stars Tony Sheldon is currently starring in Priscilla Queen of the Desert in Australia. The actor stopped by to chat with Rev. Bill Crews for his radio show Sunday Night with Bill Crews. Sheldon talked about the show, its significance, and his own career thus far. (more...)

BWW Review: INTO THE WOODS at Chateau Neuf, Oslo
by Christian Ranke - Jun 12, 2018

Theatre Neuf is a nonprofit theatrical organization. It uses both professional and non-professional performers and musicians. Two of its members had the idea to produce a big musical with the aid of this organization, and they chose INTO THE WOODS, a musical regarded by many as one of the most complicated scores in the musical theatre canon. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tacoma Little Theater Heads to the Highlands with MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

Tacoma Little Theatre closes its 99th Season with William Shakespeare's classic, Macbeth, adapted and directed by pug Bujeaud. (more...)

John Hill And Ben Rimalower Star in TWO HAND JOB at Celebration Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Audiences are invited into the live audiobook recording session of John Hill's memoir, #octobottom detailing his torrid, turgid life on the fringes of show business on both coasts. Together John and his director Broadway wannabe Ben Rimalower must battle their egos, demons and John's psychosomatic laryngitis in this epic meeting of the minds. You'll laugh with them, at them and despite them in a show that promises to leave you feeling great about your own mental health. (more...)

New Company Fearless Imp Premieres With Daring MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

For their company's debut, Fearless Imp Entertainment founders Cyanne McClairian and Matthew Martin wanted a powerful production, a classic that could also reflect the issues of today. When they started examining the works of Shakespeare, they quickly realized there was one play that deserved to be examined through a new lens, exploring one character's story which had really never been told. (more...)

Spectacular, Sell-Out Production WICKED Flies Back To Birmingham Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

WICKED, the award-winning West End and Broadway musical that tells the incredible untold story of The Witches of Oz, makes a spectacular return to the Birmingham Hippodrome from tonight for a sell-out four week run until Sun 29 April 2018. (more...)

Australia's Reigning Leading Ladies Unite For New Album WITCHES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

From Shakespeare to Disney, we have always been fascinated with Witches. Their magic and mystique has been the inspiration for fairy tales, books, movies and music. (more...)

Rise Above Performing Arts Closes Its Season With A Trip To NARNIA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

Rise Above Performing Arts will be closing its current season with Narnia opening today April 26th and running through Sunday April 29th at The Glenridge Performing Arts Center. (more...)

2018-2019 Fred Meyer Broadway In Boise Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

The Morrison Center, in collaboration with Broadway Across America, is proud to announce its exciting Fred Meyer Broadway in Boise 2018-2019 Season. This season's lineup includes something for everyone.   (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Nashville - Week of 4/20/2018
by BWW - Apr 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for Nashville (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Indianapolis - Week of 4/20/2018
by BWW - Apr 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for Indianapolis (more...)

Adam Woodyatt Returns To Swindon To Star As Abanazar In ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

You'll treasure tickets to this year's Wyvern Theatre pantomime as soap star Adam Woodyatt makes a triumphant return to the Wiltshire venue as pantomime's ultimate baddie, the evil Abanazar from Saturday 8 December 2018. (more...)

New Jersey Ballet Presents Two Events At MPAC May 19-20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

???????Enjoy a weekend of fabulous ballet when New Jersey Ballet performs two events at Mayo Performing Arts Center. Saturday, May 19 at 8 pm, it presents The Bard's Ballet's: Romeo and Juliet and MacBeth. Tickets are $29-$59. (more...)

GRAND HOTEL, PASSION & More Will Be Featured in Signature Theatre's 2018-19 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer and Managing Director Maggie Boland announce the full lineup for Signature Theatre's 2018/19 season. (more...)

Tackroom Theatre Announces Full Casting For The World Premiere Of WHY IS THE SKY BLUE? (OR HOW TO MAKE SLIME)
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

tackroom theatre today announces full casting for the world premiere production, Why is the Sky Blue? (Or How to Make Slime). Abbey Wright directs Tiani Hoath, Marina Marchevska, Louis Holley, Oscar Bennett, Gracie Weldon, Reuel Guzman, Osian Thompson, Violet Tucker?Steel, Hal Gordon, Lewis Elliot, Harrison Slater, Sophie Alibert, Jamal Simon, Zachary Hing, Millie Thew, Michael Sookhan, Ruby Ablett, Annie Hawkins and Corey Peterson. Devised by the company around a collection of interviews with children from around the UK, it opens in The Little at Southwark Playhouse on 1 May, with previews from 26 April and runs until 19 May. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Full Casting For Barrie Rutter's THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce full casting for Barrie Rutter's The Two Noble Kinsmen, by John Fletcher and William Shakespeare, opening in The Globe on Friday 25 May. This will mark Barrie's first production since stepping down as Artistic Director of Northern Broadsides. (more...)

WICKED Announces 2018/19 Christmas Performance Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

WICKED, the 'spellbinding smash hit' (Time Out London) that tells the incredible untold story of The Witches of Oz, is pleased to announce its 2018/19 Christmas performance schedule, with extra matinee shows added on Monday 24 December 2018, Thursday 27 December 2018, Friday 28 December 2018, Sunday 30 December 2018 and Thursday 3 January 2019, all at 2:30pm. (more...)

BWW Review: Gamut's Educational Outreach: Fun, Not Just Smart
by Marakay Rogers - Apr 14, 2018

Some shows are too good to be hidden in a school project! (more...)

BROADWAY IN PORTLAND Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

Broadway in Portland is pleased to announce its 2018/19 Season with a schedule full of classic, familiar titles and brand-new productions. (more...)

BWW Review: MACBETH. His Story. Her Tragedy. Our Misfortune.
by Ellen Dostal - Apr 12, 2018

This adaptation of Shakespeare's classic tragedy has been reconceptualized to connect with the modern day #MeToo movement by offering an alternative explanation for one of its leading character's actions. It is built on the notion that all of the women are victims of sexual abuse - most specifically, Lady Macbeth - who, in this version, has been raped by King Duncan while her husband is off fighting the war. (more...)

Larry Owens Stars In LIZA '79 Conceived And Directed By Ben Rimalower
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Producers Zach Laks, Sarah Galli, and Joseph Lucius in association with Form Theatricals announce the world-premiere of Larry Owens in LIZA '79, conceived and directed by Ben Rimalower, for five unforgettable performances at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street) June 11, 17, 18, 24, AND July 2 (9:30 PM). (more...)

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