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Slip on your ruby slippers and follow the yellow brick road with Dorothy. Itís an exciting, musical adventure as Dorothy and Toto take advice from the Good Witch, wander through Munchkin land and try to outrun the Wicked Witch on their way to find the Wizard of Oz. Help the Scarecrow get his brain, the Tin Man have a heart, the Cowardly Lion find some courage and get Dorothy back home to Kansas in this classic family story.


Local Youngsters Take Centre Stage at Birmingham Hippodrome with Hip-Hop Dance Company ZooNation
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Talented teenagers from across Wolverhampton and Sandwell are being given the opportunity to perform their acclaimed hip-hop version of The Wizard of Oz, Groove on Down the Road, at the Birmingham Hippodrome for three nights from Wed 27 to Fri 29 September. (more...)

Hill Country Community Theatre Presents Musical Revue REFLECTIONS AND SELECTIONS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

The Blue Bonnet Choral, the Highland Lakes Men's Chorus, and the Hill Country Community Theatre will present a very special event, Reflections and Selections 32 Years of HCCT Musical Productions , a musical revue, for two evenings only, Friday, October 13, and Saturday, October 14 at 7:30 PM. Proceeds from this event will benefit all three organizations. (more...)

Music, Theatre, Comedy and Family Shows Slated for Epstein Theatre This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Great music, theatre, comedy and family entertainment all combine to make the Epstein Theatre the only place to be this October. (more...)

Valerie Lemon-Led MARVIN & ME Finds Full Company at Gateway Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Broadway veterans and regional favorites will join Valerie Lemon in 'Marvin & Me' at the Gateway Playhouse in Somers Point, NJ, on October 7th at 8pm and October 8th at 3pm. Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

Charles Busch, Laura Benanti, THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS and More Coming Up This October at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

This October, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Hill Country Community Theatre presents REFLECTIONS AND SELECTIONS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

The Blue Bonnet Choral, the Highland Lakes Men's Chorus, and the Hill Country Community Theatre will present a very special event, Reflections and Selections 32 Years of HCCT Musical Productions , a musical revue, for two evenings only, Friday, October 13, and Saturday, October 14 at 7:30 PM. Proceeds from this event will benefit all three organizations. HCCT has been in existence for 32 years, said executive director Mike Rademaekers. Over those years we have produced a lot of musicals. (more...)

Photo Flash: Centenary Stage Company presents LEARNED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Centenary Stage Company announces cast for upcoming production of Freyda Thomas' hilarious contemporary re-imagining of Moliere's penultimate play The Learned Ladies. Presented in the Lackland Performing Arts Center the production will run from October 6 through October 22 in the over 500 seat state of the art Sitnik Theatre. (more...)

35MM: A MUSICAL EXHIBITION Comes Into Focus at the Roxy Regional Theatre's theotherspace
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

A picture is worth a thousand words ... what about a song? Can a picture inspire a song or 15? Merging the worlds of musical theatre, photography and pop/rock music, 35MM: A MUSICAL EXHIBITION comes into focus at the Roxy Regional Theatre's theotherspace for four evenings only, October 2 - October 10. (more...)

NJ Professional Premiere of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Arrives This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey, located in the Historic Palace Theatre in Netcong opens its 36th Main Stage season with Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. The show runs October 6th through the 29th with performances Friday evenings at 7:30 PM, Saturday and Sunday matinees at 4:00 PM. (more...)

Vital's Adaptation of THE WIZARD OF OZ Opens this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

The award-winning VITAL THEATRE COMPANY is pleased to announce the opening of its one-hour adapatation of The Wizard of Oz on Saturday, September 30. (more...)

JAG Productions Announces Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

Join the company for an evening of food, fashion & fun in collaboration with Revolution's Fall Fashion Show! Proceeds of the $75 per person tab help support events scheduled by JAG Productions for its 2017-2018 season! (more...)

Leanne Cabrera Joins ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER as Jessica Wu Leaves for Broadway's MISS SAIGON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Romance of the Western Chamber, the musical adaptation (in English) of the fabled Chinese classic Xi Xiang Ji, which opened last Saturday, September 16 at TADA! (located at 15 W. 28th Street, 3rd Floor), will welcome Signature Theatre alum Leanne Cabrera (Emotional Creature) to the company. (more...)

Rose Theater Announces the Cast of MADAGASCAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Rose Theater is pleased to announce the cast of its upcoming production, Madagascar: A Musical Adventure, playing October 6-22, 2017. The show is being directed by long-time Rose artist educator Kevin Ehrhart. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company Announces the Cast of THE LEARNED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Centenary Stage Company announces cast for upcoming production of Freyda Thomas' hilarious contemporary re-imagining of Moliere's penultimate play The Learned Ladies. Presented in the Lackland Performing Arts Center the production will run from October 6 through October 22 in the over 500 seat state of the art Sitnik Theatre. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for 9/21/17
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 21, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)


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4th Annual Broadway & Ballet HERO Awards to Honor Rachelle Rak, James Whiteside and Michael Campayno
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

HIV Experience Resources Organization (HERO) will present the fourth annual Broadway & Ballet HERO Awards on October 16th at 8pm at Stage 48, 605 West 48th Street. (more...)

2017 Rob Guest Endowment Semi-Finalists Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Earlier this month, the Rob Guest Endowment held auditions in Melbourne and Sydney to search for this year's winner of the Rob Guest Endowment Award. (more...)

New Musical AT FIRST SIGHT Receives World Premiere at The Mountain Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Mountain Playhouse will conclude its 78th season with a rare opportunity for audiences to see the very first performances of a new musical. At First Sight will be presented October 3 - 15. The music and lyrics are by Brandon Lambert. The book was written by Gary Jaffe and Brandon Lambert. The production is directed by Guy Stroman. (more...)

Pay-What-You-Will Performances Announced at Syracuse Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Syracuse Stage, Central New York's premiere professional theatre, will host one pay-what-you-will performance for each show in its 2017/2018 season. There will be 76 tickets available for whatever price patrons wish to pay. The first three pay-what-you-will performances are on the following dates: (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ANNIE GET YOUR GUN at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Westchester Broadway Theatre presents ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, with music & lyrics by Irving Berlin and book by Herbert & Dorothy Fields, directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford, with musical direction by Shane Parus, running now through November 26, 2017 and December 28, 2017 - January 28, 2018. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Jennie McNulty and Lisa Koch Bring WILD HORMONES to The RRazz Room
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

This fall, the talent performing at New Hope's RRazz Room at The Clarion is a diverse mix of world class artists. From legendary mentalist The Amazing Kreskin,to the comedy of Judy Gold, Jackie 'The Joke Man' Martling, Jessica Kirson & Jennie McNulty, 2-Time TONY Award Nominated & American Idol Finalist Constantine Maroulis, TV's Carson Kressley along with Dance Music Artist Kristine W, Philadelphia Resident & Salsoul Records Multi Platinum Recording Aritst Denise Montana (Merry Christmas All), show business royalty Marty Allen (Celebrating His 96th Birthday), there is something for all tastes at the intimate and comfortable Rrazz Room located withing the newly renovated Clarion Hotel & Suites in New Hope. There is nothing quite like the connection between the performers and their audience in a cabaret setting. It is an opportunity to see your favorite artists up close and personal. (more...)

Two Michigan Legends Combine To Create One Premier Destination For World-Class Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

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Tessa Peake-Jones and Aden Gillett to Lead 2018 UK Tour of THE WINSLOW BOY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

Lead casting is today announced for a 2018 UK tour of Terence Rattigan's classic family drama, The Winslow Boy - directed by Olivier Award-nominated Rachel Kavanaugh. Tessa Peake-Jones (Only Fools and Horses, Grantchester) stars as Grace Winslow wife of Arthur Winslow, played by Aden Gillett (House of Eliott, Holby City), the father who embarks on an extraordinary campaign for justice for his son. (more...)

Angela Ingersoll to Star as 'Judy Garland' in END OF THE RAINBOW at La Mirada Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and Mccoy Rigby Entertainment present the second show of its 2017-2018 season, and the 40th anniversary of the iconic theatre, with Angela Ingersoll starring as Judy Garland in END OF THE RAINBOW by Peter Quilter, featuring musical direction by Jon Steinhagen and directed by Michael Matthews. (more...)

North Carolina Theatre Announces Cast for November Production of GYPSY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

North Carolina Theatre, the region's premiere nonprofit professional theatre, is proud to announce casting for the first production in its 2017-18 season, Gypsy, playing November 14 through 19 at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Edward Watts to Go Green in 'THE GRINCH' at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the Globe's 20th annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!* The holiday musical will run November 4 - December 24 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Gavin Creel & Ben Platt and More Coming Up This Month at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

CHEERS Star George Wendt to Return as 'Santa' in ELF THE MUSICAL at Madison Square Garden
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

The Madison Square Garden Company announced today that George Wendt, from the long-running television series Cheers, will STAR as Santa in ELF The Musical, which is returning to New York City this holiday season. (more...)

Cast Complete for West End Transfer of John McCrea-Led EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Full casting has been announced for the West End transfer of Everybody's Talking About Jamie, directed by Jonathan Butterell and written by Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae, which will play a limited season at the Apollo Theatre from Monday 6 November following a critically acclaimed run at Sheffield Crucible. (more...)

BWW Feature: FIRST AMMENDMENT RIGHTS DIVIDE SALT LAKE THEATER COMPANY UTAH REP AND CITY ADMINISTRATORS
by Blair Howell - Oct 3, 2017

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Vital Theatre's KID FRANKENSTEIN Musical to Open This Friday
by BroadwayWorld JR - Oct 3, 2017

The award-winning Vital Theatre Company has announced the opening of the brand new, original musical KID FRANKENSTEIN with book and lyrics by Peter Charles Morris, music by David Mallamud and direction by Sam Viverito on Friday, October 6th at 7 pm. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ Travels Over the Rainbow to Wilmington
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

The greatest family musical of all time, The Wizard of Oz, is touching down in Wilmington at The Playhouse on Rodney Square with eight performances, November 14 19. The show opens the 2017-18 Broadway in Wilmington season, presented by Bank of America. (more...)

Seana McKenna, André Sills, Daren A. Herbert & More Will Lead 2018 Season at Stratford Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino just announced key casting for the 2018 season of the Stratford Festival, including Seana McKenna as Julius Caesar, Andr Sills as Coriolanus, and Daren A. Herbert as Harold Hill, the 'Music Man.' (more...)

Lenny Wolpe and Matt Gibson to Star in Goodspeed's New Musical A CONNECTICUT CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

A family classic has been given a fresh twist in Connecticut's own A Connecticut Christmas Carol by LJ Fecho and Michael O'Flaherty. Goodspeed Musicals continues its commitment to fresh, innovative works with this new musical infused with Connecticut flavor. A Connecticut Christmas Carol will run November 17 December 24, 2017 at The Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. (more...)

Photo Flash: Michael Campayno, Rachelle Rak, James Whiteside and More Perform at HERO Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

The HIV Experience Resources Organization (HERO) presented, in association with Stage 48, 'The Fourth Annual Broadway and Ballet, HERO Awards' to benefit HERO, an organization that helps newly diagnosed and people living with HIV/AIDS. Below, BroadwayWorld has photos from the event, which featured ABT star James Whiteside, Broadway legend Rachelle Rak, Broadway star Michael Campayno and more! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 16, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Industry Exclusive: The Story of Music Publisher Martin Bandier and His Tempting Broadway Opportunity
by Jay Landers - Oct 16, 2017

What do the Beatles, Dylan, Sting, Stones, Beyonc , Gaga, Madonna, the Taylors (Swift and James), Queen, Elvis, Bowie, Pink, Adele, the Monkees and Snoop Dog all have in common? (more...)

Q44 Will Present First Development Piece NK: A KAZANTZAKIAN MONTAGE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2017

On the 60th anniversary of his death, Q44 Theatre in agreement with the Kazantzakian Estate Athens, presents the world premiere of NK: A Kazantzakian Montage, an exploration of the life and work of Crete's most famous writer Nikos Kazantzakis. (more...)

LA Hit YOU LOVE THAT I'M NOT YOUR WIFE to Make NYC Debut
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2017

From Joanne Mosconi, the Co-Writer/Director of the Off- Broadway hit Marry, F*** or Kill, comes the New York City premiere of the fast-paced dramedy You Love That I'm NOT Your Wife running November 3-18, 2017 at The Steve and Marie Sgouros Theatre in Greenwich Village, New York. The official press opening is Friday, November 3, 2017. (more...)

Michael Campayno, Rachelle Rak, James Whiteside and More to Perform at HERO Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

The HIV Experience Resources Organization (HERO) will present, in association with Stage 48, 'The Fourth Annual Broadway and Ballet, HERO Awards.' The event will benefit HERO, a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization that helps newly diagnosed and people living with HIV/AIDS. (more...)

BWW Interview: Rick Elice Talks JERSEY BOYS at State Theatre NJ 10/13 to 10/15
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 13, 2017

State Theatre New Jersey has an exciting schedule of Broadway shows this season on the New Brunswick stage. Kicking off the line-up is the New Jersey Premiere of 'Jersey Boys' from October 13 to October 15. Broadwayworld.com had the fascinating opportunity to interview Rick Elice, who co-wrote the book for 'Jersey Boys' along with Marshall Brickman. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Sheffield Theatres' Production of THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announced the full cast for his Christmas production of The Wizard of Oz. (more...)

The Grand Sets One-Day Ticket Sale Record with 6,000 Sold
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

The Grand staff and board, under the Executive and Programmatic leadership of Mark Fields and Stephen Bailey, is excited to announce that the performance arts company has set a one-day ticket sale record, selling over 6,000 tickets on Monday, October 9, 2017. (more...)

Lindsay Mendez and Ryan Scott Oliver's ACTOR THERAPY Begins 2017 Fall Cabaret Series Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

LINDSAY MENDEZ & RYAN SCOTT OLIVER'S ACTOR THERAPY presents their Fall 2017 Cabaret Series at Don't Tell Mama, beginning on October 19th, 2017 at 9:30pm with REINTRODUCING ALINA FONTANILLA. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Kids' A+ Performance Gives School of Rock a Passing Grade
by Paul Batterson - Oct 12, 2017

Remember Andrew Lloyd Webber, the composer of such Broadway standards as JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, CATS, EVITA, and PHANTOM OF THE OPERA? You know the King Midas of the West End? The crown prince of Broadway? (more...)

Photo Coverage: Andrea McArdle Previews New Show at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by Walter McBride - Oct 12, 2017

An Evening with Andrea McArdle is a brand new show (playing through October 14 at Feinstein's/54 Below) that celebrates The Great American Songbook, Broadway and contemporary music. With Andrea's soaring vocals, audiences will be taken on a musical journey that is filled with anecdotes about the legends she has worked with and the songs that became the soundtrack of America. (more...)

Profiles in History's Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Auction Grosses Over 2 Million Dollars
by TV News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Profiles in History has just announced the results of their Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Personal Property Auction. The auction was held October 7th, 8th and 9th in Los Angeles. The sale grossed over two million dollars. (more...)

Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Property Auction Grosses Over $2 Million
by Movies News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Profiles in History has announced the results of their Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Personal Property Auction. The auction was held October 7th, 8th and 9th in Los Angeles. The sale grossed over two million dollars. (more...)

Angela Ingersoll Will Film Judy Garland Concert for Public Television
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2017

Artists Lounge Live presents Angela Ingersoll (acclaimed star of End of the Rainbow) in her breathtaking concert Judy Garland: Come Rain Or Come Shine. For one night only, the performance will be filmed before a live audience for Public Television. (more...)

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