Thoroughly Modern Millie on Tour


BWW's On This Day - September 29, 2018
by - Sep 29, 2018

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

Park City Institute Announces 2018-19 Main Stage Season At The George S. And Dolores Doré Eccles Center For The Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Park City Institute announced its 21st season of Main Stage shows at the George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Center for the Performing Arts. The 2018-19 Season continues the Institute's mission to entertain, educate and illuminate, with a lineup of world-renowned dance companies, musicians, authors, thinkers, adventurers and leaders-both legendary and emerging. (more...)

VIDEO: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents NELL GWYNN
by Stage Tube - Sep 28, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast for the North American premiere of Jessica Swale's exuberant new comedy Nell Gwynn, September 20-November 4, 2018. The music- and dance-filled play took London audiences by storm when it debuted at Shakespeare's Globe, followed by a celebrated run on the West End. Director of the original London production, Christopher Luscombe, helms the new Chicago Shakespeare production. Star of Broadway and the West End Scarlett Strallen appears as Nell; Chicago leading actor Timothy Edward Kane performs the role of King Charles II. (more...)

Caissie Levy, Will Roland, and More Among Initial Casting for Festival of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced initial casting for the 30th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 25 and Friday, October 26, 2018 at New World Stages (more...)


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5-Star Theatricals Presents Thousand Oaks Premiere of SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

5-STAR THEATRICALS opens its 2018-2019 season with the Thousand Oaks premiere of SHREK THE MUSICAL (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 26, 2018
by - Sep 26, 2018

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

Jennifer Holliday Lead THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE In Scottsdale Postponed
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Scottsdale Musical Theater Company has announced Tony Award-winner and Broadway legend Jennifer Holliday (Dreamgirls, The Color Purple) and Joey Lawrence (TV's 'Blossom', 'Brotherly Love', 'Melissa & Joey' , Broadway's Chicago) will lead their production of the musical Thoroughly Modern Millie (September 27 - October 7 at Tempe Center for the Arts in Tempe, Arizona). Holliday will play Muzzy Van Hossmere and Lawrence will play Trevor Graydon. They will be joined by Marc Koeck ('Tony' in last year's 50th Anniversary international tour of West Side Story. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents NELL GWYNN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast for the North American premiere of Jessica Swale's exuberant new comedy Nell Gwynn, September 20-November 4, 2018. The music- and dance-filled play took London audiences by storm when it debuted at Shakespeare's Globe, followed by a celebrated run on the West End. Director of the original London production, Christopher Luscombe, helms the new Chicago Shakespeare production. Star of Broadway and the West End Scarlett Strallen appears as Nell; Chicago leading actor Timothy Edward Kane performs the role of King Charles II. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 25, 2018
by - Sep 25, 2018

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

Whoopi Goldberg Shares Fate Of Disney's Forthcoming SISTER ACT Reboot
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Whoopi Goldberg Shares Her Fate With Disney's Forthcoming SISTER ACT Reboot (more...)

Sally Struthers And Bonnie Milligan Star In Staged Readings Of New Musical OH MY GOD...BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

As part of its Developmental Reading Series, The York Theatre Company presents two-time Emmy Award Winner Sally Struthers and Head Over Heels Star Bonnie Milligan in Staged Readings of New Musical Oh My God...Broadway!! (more...)

Photo Flash: Northern Stage Presents Tony Nominated Drama OSLO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

J.T. Rogers' Oslo, winner of the 2017 Tony Award for Best Play, and Sarah Ruhl's Dear Elizabeth play in rotating repertory live on stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT. Oslo plays September 19 - October 21 and Dear Elizabeth, October 4 - 28. For tickets and information, call (802) 296-7000 or visit northernstage.org. Tickets start at $19 for students and $34 for adults. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 24, 2018
by - Sep 24, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 23, 2018
by - Sep 23, 2018

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

BWW's On This Day - September 22, 2018
by - Sep 22, 2018

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

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/22/2018
by - Sep 22, 2018

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/22/2018. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 21, 2018
by - Sep 21, 2018

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

Eisemann Center Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Eisemann Center Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ for three performances on Friday, October 12 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 2:00pm and 7:30 pm. This magical production is a celebration of the 1939 MGM movie, and will be presented with breathtaking special effects that will sweep audiences away from the moment the tornado twists its way into Kansas. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals For Goodspeed's THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Go inside rehearsals for Goodspeed Musicals' The Drowsy Chaperone. Check out rehearsal photos below! (more...)

Gavin Creel Will Reunite with Sutton Foster for Roundabout's MY ONE AND ONLY Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) just announced Tony Award winner Gavin Creel (Hello, Dolly!, She Loves Me) will join two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster (Anything Goes, Thoroughly Modern Millie) in a special one-night-only Benefit Musical Performance of My One and Only, the award-winning musical comedy by Peter Stone and Timothy S. Mayer with music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Elsie Fest 2018 with Darren Criss, Sutton Foster, Joshua Henry and More!
by Monroe George - Oct 8, 2018

Central Park was the place to be yesterday, as theatre fans from all over gathered to celebrate the fourth annual Elsie Fest! Elsie Fest is a one-day outdoor music festival that celebrates the stars and songs from the stage and screen, giving festival goers a unique experience to their favorite musicals. (more...)

VIDEO: In Rehearsal with Katie Thompson, Jason Gotay and the Cast of Transport Group's RENASCENCE!
by Stage Tube - Oct 8, 2018

Transport Group's world premiere musical, Renascence, just began performances at the Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street. Renascence has music by Carmel Dean (musical director If/Then, American Idiot), book by Dick Scanlan (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Everyday Rapture), and lyrics from the poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay. The musical is directed by artistic director Jack Cummings III and Dick Scanlan. The opening is set for Thursday, October 25 at 7:30pm. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 6, 2018
by - Oct 6, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Review: STROKE OF LUCK at El Portal
by Cary Ginell - Oct 6, 2018

What do you do after suffering a debilitating stroke? Write a one-woman show, of course! On December 20, character actress Farley Cadena suffered an ischemic stroke, which left her unable to speak clearly, sing, or read. But she fought back, with this self-penned show helping in her rehabilitation. Cadena includes a number of familiar as well as obscure Broadway songs - with lyrics occasionally tweaked - to help illustrate her dilemma. The result is a moving, frightening, and also hilarious show about resilience and strength of character. (more...)

BWW Previews: AN INTIMATE NIGHT OF CABARET WITH PHANTOM'S JEREMY STOLLE at Straz Center
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Oct 5, 2018

Some people come into your life and unexpectedly change the course of it. Jeremy Stolle was a 16-year-old football player whose mom asked him to take a music class in the morning. Jeremy opted for piano class. His piano teacher Dennis Clark also led the school choir and suggested he might do well moving on to vocal music. Almost like an old episode of Glee, Jeremy entered the choir room and his life was changed forever. (more...)

VTA Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Victoria Theatre Association's Projects Unlimited Star Attractions presents the greatest family musical of all time, THE WIZARD OF OZ, Oct. 23-25 at 7 p.m. in the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center. (more...)

THE OTHER JOSH COHEN Kicks Off Rehearsals With A #Plaidurday Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

The cast and creative team of THE OTHER JOSH COHEN kicked off rehearsals with a celebration of National Plaid Day, a.k.a. "PLAIDURDAY" today, Friday October 5. After a live performance on FOX 5's Good Day New York, the company held a plaid-clad meet & greet at the rehearsal studio. The critically-acclaimed musical comedy starts previews Off-Broadway at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street) on Friday, October 26, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: Northern Stage Presents Broadway Hit OSLO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

J.T. Rogers' Oslo, winner of the 2017 Tony Award for Best Play, and Sarah Ruhl's Dear Elizabeth play in rotating repertory live on stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction, VT. Oslo plays September 19 - October 21 and Dear Elizabeth, October 4 - 28. For tickets and information, call (802) 296-7000 or visit northernstage.org. Tickets start at $19 for students and $34 for adults. (more...)

McKneely & Co. Premiere A Dance Musical Ghost Story
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

Two-time TONY Award nominee, Joey McKneely, teams with award-winning playwright, Randall David Cook, to bring you a new dance musical with music and lyrics by Edison Woods, Maxim Moston, and Karen Bishko. (more...)

Metropolitan Opera Presents North American Premiere Of Nico Muhly's MARNIE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

The Metropolitan Opera presents the North American premiere of Marnie, an original Met commission by composer Nico Muhly and librettist Nicholas Wright, on October 19, 2018, with performances continuing until November 10. Based on Winston Graham's haunting novel, which also inspired the classic Alfred Hitchcock film, Marnie is conducted by Robert Spano in his Met debut and directed by Michael Mayer, who created the staging for the opera's world premiere at English National Opera in 2017. The November 10 matinee will be transmitted live to movie theaters throughout the world as part of the Met's Live in HD series. (more...)

Songwriter Showcase, Midday Cabarets And Final Casting Announced For National Alliance For Musical Theatre's 30th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce final casting for the 30th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS along with The Songwriters Showcase and Midday Cabarets. The FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS takes place on Thursday, October 25 and Friday, October 26, 2018 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). Festival events kick off on Monday, October 22 with Thank You, 30! a gala event to celebrate the 30th Annual Festival. (more...)

Chita Rivera And Kelli O'Hara Join All-Star Recording of THE OTHER JOSH COHEN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Three-time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera, Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara, and Emmy-nominated 'Westworld' star Jimmi Simpson have joined the lineup of special guest stars on Yellow Sound Label's special all-star recording THE OTHER JOSH COHEN: a musical with songs will be released this Friday, October 19 (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of SEUSSICAL at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

This November, Marc Pickering (Boardwalk Empire, HBO; Les Miserables, Universal Pictures; Sleepy Hollow, Paramount Pictures) will star as the mischievous Cat in the Hat in Immersion Theatre's larger-than-life musical extravaganza, Seussical the Musical. He is joined by Scott Paige (Eugenius, The Other Palace; The Addams Family, UK/Asia Tour; Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, UK Tour/West Yorkshire Playhouse) as the warm-hearted Horton the Elephant and Amy Perry (Bananaman, Southwark Playhouse, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Adelphi Theatre; Sweet Charity, Cadogan Hall) as the humble Gertrude McFuzz in this high-energy production for 'thinkers' of all ages. (more...)

Video: The Cast of 5-Star Theatricals SHREK THE MUSICAL Covers The Monkees, 'I'm A Believer'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

5-STAR THEATRICALS opens its 2018-2019 season with the Thousand Oaks premiere of SHREK THE MUSICAL (more...)

SAVE THE DATE: Nashville Theater Calendar for October 15, 2018
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 14, 2018

Looking into the future, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for October 1, 2018, to help you plot your course through the end of the year... (more...)

BWW Interview: Six Degrees of Gavin Creel on the road to the Venetian Room in San Francisco.
by Robert Sokol - Oct 13, 2018

BroadwayWorld-San Francisco Senior Editor Robert Sokol takes Creel on a trip down memory lane to revisit his Main Stem alter egos in advance of his debut at Venetian Room at the Fairmont Hotel as part of producer Marilyn Levinson's fifteenth anniversary season of Bay Area Cabaret in San Francisco. (more...)

Photo Flash: Pioneer Theatre Company Presents SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Just in time for the Halloween season, Pioneer Theatre Company presents the diabolical musical thriller Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and book by Hugh Wheelerbased on an adaption by Christopher Bond. The Tony-Award winning musical opens October 26, 2018 and runs through November 10, 2018. (more...)

SOOP Theatre Co. Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

SOOP Theatre Company proudly brings the Tony Award-winning musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie, to audiences of all ages for a one-weekend only event, October 26-28. SOOP's STAR Mainstage Production features talented high school performers, in a high-energy, fun-filled production that will keep your toes tapping. (more...)

THE WICKER HUSBAND Comes to 30th Annual NAMT Festival of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

THE WICKER HUSBAND, a new British musical written by Rhys Jennings and Darren Clark, will be one of eight new musicals presented at the 30th Annual NAMT Festival of New Musicals in New York City later this month. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company Presents SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Just in time for the Halloween season, Pioneer Theatre Company presents the diabolical musical thriller Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and book by Hugh Wheeler based on an adaption by Christopher Bond. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Rob Ashford Receives Portrait at Sardi's
by Walter McBride - Oct 11, 2018

Rob Ashford has received a portrait on Sardi's wall of fame! BroadwayWorld was there for the unveiling and you can check out the photos below! (more...)

Kate Baldwin, Sally Mayes and More to Star in Georgia Stitt, Bob Banghart and John Strand's SNOW CHILD in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Eowyn Ivey's debut novel The Snow Child is reborn as a magical new musical featuring a score that combines Alaskan string-band traditions and contemporary musical theater. On November 17t, SubCulture will present the show in a concert adaptation featuring KATE BALDWIN, MATT BOGART, FINA STRAZZA, GERARD CANONICO, SALLY MAYES and WILLIAM PARRY. (more...)

The Old Globe Announces Casting of HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the Globe's 21st annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The holiday musical will run November 3 - December 29 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Previews run November 3 - November 7. Opening night is Thursday, November 8 at 7:00 p.m. The Grinch is directed by James Vasquez, with book and lyrics by Timothy Mason and music by Mel Marvin. The original production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! was conceived and directed by Jack O'Brien with additional lyrics by Theodor S. Geisel, additional music by Albert Hague, and original choreography by John DeLuca. (more...)

BWW Interview: Brady Coyle-Smith of THE BOYS IN THE BAND at Proud Mary Theatre Company
by Neil Shurley - Oct 11, 2018

'Hate causes us to say and do things we normally wouldn't. This hate isn't limited just to the gay community, which is why I think this play speaks to audiences of all gender, orientation, identity, race, etc.' (more...)

Asolo Rep Announces Complete Casting For Jeff Calhoun-Helmed Production Of THE MUSIC MAN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Asolo Rep proudly kicks off its 60th season with a highly imaginative production of Meredith Willson's Tony Award-winning exuberant masterpiece THE MUSIC MAN. Directed by Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun (Newsies), this tap dancing-infused production stars legendary Broadway song and dance man Noah Racey as Harold Hill. Calhoun and Racey previously collaborated on the smash hit world premiere of Noah Racey's Pulse at Asolo Rep in 2013. The perfect family holiday outing, THE MUSIC MAN begins previews on November 13, opens November 17 and runs through December 29 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre To Present THE ALGONQUIN KID In One-Night Only Special Event
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) in celebration of its 50thseason, will present The Algonquin Kid, a musical revue about growing up in the Algonquin Hotel, written by Michael Colby. (more...)

TITANIQUE To Have Encore Run In NYC Beginning 11/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Producers Tye Blue and Venture Hill Entertainment are pleased to announce that after five sold-out concerts this summer, TITANIQUE - the musical parody of the 1997 hit film Titanic, featuring the songs of pop icon Celine Dion - will return to New York City this fall, for an encore run of six concert performances November 30 - December 3 at The Green Room 42 (570 10th Avenue). Tickets are available now at www.TheGreenRoom42.com. (more...)

BILLBOARD BY THE YEAR: 1988 Debuts On October 5th At 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Robert W. Schneider, one of Feinstein's/54 Below original programming producers, will be launching the new BILLBOARD BY THE YEAR series at Feinstein's/54 Below on Friday, October 5th, at 9:30 pm. (more...)

Brief 10/1: The Public's GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Opens Tonight, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Oct 1, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: The Public Theater's Girl From the North Country officially opens tonight, and more! (more...)

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