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Photo Flash: Sutton Foster Headlines Westport Country Playhouse's 2018 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2018

Tony Award-winning Broadway and television star Sutton Foster headlined Westport Country Playhouse's 2018 Gala on Saturday evening, September 8, performing Broadway standards and contemporary tunes with a trio of musicians. (more...)

Photo Flash: Queensbury Theatre Presents VIOLET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for NELL GWYNN at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents 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...)

Bay Area Cabaret Will Host an Evening with Gavin Creel
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Bay Area Cabaret welcomes Tony and Olivier Award-winner Gavin Creel for his Bay Area Cabaret debut on Sunday, October 14 at 7:30 p.m. in a new concert showcasing 'The Great American Songbook.' (more...)

Nicky Ciampoli Returns to the RRazz Room as Carol Channing!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

The RRazz Room New Hope, Bucks County's Supper Club, presents Nicky Ciampoli in Nicky as Carol Channing: A Musical Revue. Take a step back to the time when live musical theater was king and when night club acts were touring. Carol Channing, known for her Broadway roles, was a reigning queen of the nightclub circuits. (more...)

Casting Announced For Transport Group's World Premiere Of New Musical RENASCENCE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Transport Group has announced casting for its world premiere musical, Renascence, which begins performances Friday, October 5 at 7:30pm, 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...)

National Alliance For Musical Theatre Announces Directors & Musical Directors For FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

National Alliance for Musical Theatre announces the line-up of directors for their 30th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 25 and Friday, October 26, 2018 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival events will kick off on Monday, October 22 with Thank You, 30!, a gala event to celebrate the 30th Annual Festival. (more...)

They Work Hard for the Money: Celebrate the Jobs of Broadway this Labor Day!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2018

Happy Labor Day! The first Monday in September has arrived, which of course triggers the symbolic end to Summer 2018. Theatre fans everywhere know that this means one thing- the Fall Broadway season is here at last! Broadway will be busy in the coming weeks, with thirteen new productions set to open before the end of the year. (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...)

Laura Tyrer To Play Velma Kelly In CHICAGO At The Phoenix Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Laura Tyrer will join the West End cast of CHICAGO at the Phoenix Theatre, playing the role of Velma Kelly from Monday 24 September through to Saturday 6 October 2018. Laura joins Alexandra Burke as Roxie Hart, Duncan James as Billy Flynn, Mazz Murray as Mama Morton and Paul Rider as Amos Hart. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 20, 2018
by - Sep 20, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 20 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...)

International Stage Stars Storm North America in The Choir of Man U.S. Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Known across the globe as 'the ultimate-feel good show,' THE CHOIR OF MAN offers up 90 minutes of indisputable joy. It's a party. It's a concert. It's a pint-filled good time set in a real working pub that combines hair-raising harmonies, high-energy dance, and live percussion with foot-stomping choreography. The multi-talented cast of nine handsome blokes sings everything - pub tunes, folk, Broadway, classic rock - all to roof-raising heights. It's the best singing, dancing, stomping, pub crawl of a show you'll ever attend! (more...)

Tour Cast Announced for THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

The greatest family musical of all time, THE WIZARD OF OZ, is touching down across the country starting October 6 in Alma, Arkansas. (more...)

Lulu Fall, Peter Kim, and More Complete Cast of The Public's WILD GOOSE DREAMS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of WILD GOOSE DREAMS, written by Hansol Jung and directed by Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman. (more...)

Cast Announced For SEUSSICAL at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 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...)

Gavin Creel to Take the Stage at SubCulture October 8th
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Following his Tony Award winning performance in Hello, Dolly, Gavin Creel takes to the New York concert stage to share an intimate evening of songs that explore his love for all things Broadway. Widely recognized as one of the most gifted performers of his generation, Creel pays homage to the American musical songbook by offering his own interpretations of beloved classics as well as tales of his time treading the boards. This exclusive evening will be accompanied by Mean Girls Musical Director and Broadway staple, Mary-Mitchell Campbell. (more...)

Salome B. Smith Leads the Way Down the Yellow Brick Road in TUTS' THE WIZ
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is excited to introduce the cast of its upcoming production of The Wiz! (more...)

Harriet Harris, Ed Dixon Lead World Premiere Of Broadway Hopeful THE RIVALS at Bristol Riverside Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Bristol Riverside Theatre continues its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of the new musical comedy The Rivals, based on the famously funny farce about Mrs. Malaprop, running October 30 - November 18. (more...)

Will Roland, Julia Murney, & More Join BILLBOARD BY THE YEAR At 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Will Roland (Be More Chill, Dear Evan Hansen), Julia Murney (Wicked, The Wild Party), and Claybourne Elder (Passion) are scheduled to appear in the new BILLBOARD BY THE YEAR series at Feinstein's/54 Below on Friday, October 5th, at 9:30pm, produced and directed by Robert W. Schneider. (more...)

Tony Nominee Joey McKneely Presents SHADOWS, A New Dance Musical
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 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...)

Northern Stage Among First Regional Theaters In Country To Present Broadway Hit OSLO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 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...)

Auditions Announced for WHITE CHRISTMAS at The Firehouse Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

The Firehouse Theatre is proud to announce auditions for WHITE CHRISTMAS, the Broadway musical based on the classic holiday film. WHITE CHRISTMAS is directed and choreographed by Kyle Christopher West and musically directed by John Norine Jr. Elizabeth Cantrell serves as stage manager with Lorens Portalatin as assistant director, Wendy Rene'e Searcy as scenic designer and Cassondra Plybon-Harbin as lighting designer. Guest choreographer Mandy Modic (of the 42nd STREET national tour) will stage the show's tap dances. (more...)

Kate Wetherhead, Hannah Elless, & More Complete Cast of THE OTHER JOSH COHEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

The complete cast of the critically-acclaimed musical comedy THE OTHER JOSH COHEN, opening Off-Broadway this fall at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street) has just been announced. Joining Drama Desk nominees Steve Rosen and David Rossmer - the show's creators, who will co-star in the title roles - are Drama Desk nominee Kate Wetherhead (Legally Blonde), Hannah Elless (Bright Star), Elizabeth Nestlerode (Once Tour), Luke Darnell(Million Dollar Quartet Vegas) and Louis Tucci (Buddy); Zachary Spound (Cruel Intentions: The Musical) will serve as swing. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Transport Group's RENASCENCE
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 12, 2018

Transport Group's world premiere musical, Renascence, begins performances Friday, October 5 at 7:30pm, at the Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street. Meet the cast below! (more...)

Drayton Entertainment Announces 2019 Season - NEWSIES, ROCKY, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Drayton Entertainment will present a knockout playbill in 2019 packed with Broadway blockbusters, hilarious comedies, stirring tributes, fun-filled family musicals and a few more dramas than in previous seasons. Artistic Director Alex Mustakas continues his bid to bring a wide variety of crowd-pleasing productions to the award-winning charitable not-for-profit theatre organization's seven stages throughout Ontario. (more...)

Carol Channing Reveals Bette Midler Came to Her for HELLO, DOLLY! Advice
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Carol Channing is one of the most iconic legends of stage and screen. Given her closeness to notable material, Channing says many actresses have come to her for advice on roles, including recent Hello, Dolly! superstar Bette Midler. (more...)

THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE Takes The Stage At Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Studio C Performing Arts is proud to present Thoroughly Modern Millie for a special limited engagement at the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, 3050 Los Angeles Avenue in Simi Valley from September 21 - October 21, 2018. Performances are at 8 pm Friday and Saturday, and 2 pm on Sunday. Tickets for the family friendly musical Thoroughly Modern Millie are $25 for Adults, $22 for Students and Seniors 60 & Above, and $18 for Children 12 & Under and can be ordered online at www.simi-arts.org or by calling (805) 583-7900. (more...)

Rocklin Community Theatre Earns Top Honors With 11 Elly Awards in the Youth Division
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Tonight marked a joy-filled celebration of excellence by Sacramento's youth performers at the 36th Annual Elly Awards- Youth Division at the Cosumnes Oaks High School Performing Arts Center in Elk Grove. Named for Eleanor McClatchy, a devoted patron of the arts and former publisher of the Sacramento Bee, the Elly Awards celebrates excellence in Sacramento's local and regional community theater. A grand total of 51 Elly Awards were given to individuals and theaters from across a 10-county region in the Youth Division. Sponsored by the Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance (SARTA), this semi-formal event was attended by over 600 active youth community theatre and high school members plus their families and friends. This year's Elly theme was a playful Elly's Through the Years. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Will Celebrate Dame Julie Andrews This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 54 Celebrates Dame Julie Andrews on Sunday, September 16. What do “A Spoonful of Sugar,' “Do-Re-Mi,' “I Could Have Danced All Night,' and “Ten Minutes Ago” have in common? Why Dame Julie Andrews of course! Over the course of her practically perfect seven-decade career, Julie has entertained and inspired audiences across the globe with her performances in My Fair Lady, Cinderella, Camelot, Mary Poppins, and The Sound of Music to name just “a few of our favorite things.” (more...)

Youth Elly Award Ceremony to Be Held September 9th
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

The Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance (SARTA) presents the 36th annual Youth Elly Award Ceremony on Sunday, September 9 at 7:00pm (Doors open at 6pm) at the Cosumnes Oaks High School Performing Arts Center located at 8350 Lotz Parkway in Elk Grove. The ceremony will last approximately three hours with a 20-minute intermission. (more...)

Brief 8/30: Lin-Manuel Miranda Meets The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Aug 30, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Lin-Manuel Miranda met the Duke and Duchess of Sussex at Hamilton on the West End, and more! (more...)

National Alliance For Musical Theatre To Celebrate Its 30th Annual Festival Of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is celebrating its 30th Annual Festival of New Musicals this year, and in recognition of that milestone, NAMT will host a month-long new musicals celebration this September. During New Musicals Month, NAMT will celebrate and honor the groundbreaking work their members do year-round to develop new work. (more...)

THE OTHER JOSH COHEN to Release Album Featuring Sutton Foster, Caissie Levy, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

THE OTHER JOSH COHEN announces that a special recording of David Rossmer and Steve Rosen's musical comedy will be released by Yellow Sound Label this fall, ahead of its Off-Broadway opening at the Westside Theatre. (more...)

BLOOD ROCK: THE MUSICAL Opens In West LA Sept. 20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

Described as "West Side Story…With Vampires," 'Blood Rock: The Musical" will make its world debut on Thursday, September 20th at The Odyssey Theater in West Los Angeles. The new musical, which will run September 20 thru 23, and again September 27 thru 30, tells the story of two rival vampire gangs that have been living secretly in the city of Philadelphia for hundreds of years. (more...)

Jacob Burns Film Center To Honor Producer Dori Berinstein Plus Preview of THE PROM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC), a nonprofit cultural arts center and one of the most successful suburban film houses in the country, will celebrate its meaningful connection to Broadway by honoring two visionaries of the theater community at its gala, BUILDING IMAGINATION, on Monday, September 17th. (more...)


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Sutton Foster, Joshua Henry, Alex Newell, and Darren Criss Will Headline 4th Annual Elsie Fest
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

It has been announced that the festival will be led by Two-time Tony Award winning actress, singer and dancer Sutton Foster (TV Land's Younger, ABC Family's Bunheads, Anything Goes, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Violet ), three-time Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry (Hamilton, Carousel, Violet, Shuffle Along,The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess), Emmy nominated songwriter, musician and actor Darren Criss (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, Hedwig and the Angry Inch) and actor and Atlantic Records recording artist Alex Newell (Glee, Once on this Island). (more...)

Jenny Powers and Matt Cavenaugh to Lead FALL MUNY MAGIC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The Muny concludes its century of celebration with the seventh installment of its bi-annual concert series, Muny Magic at The Sheldon. (more...)

DMT Presents ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre (DMT) opens its 2018-19 season to Once Upon a Mattress, with performances running September 13-30, 2018. (more...)

BLOOD ROCK: The Musical To Make World Debut At The Odyssey Theater In Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Described as 'West Side Story...With Vampires,' 'Blood Rock: The Musical' will make its world debut on Thursday, September 20th at The Odyssey Theater in West Los Angeles. The new musical, which will run September 20 thru 23, and again September 27 thru 30, tells the story of two rival vampire gangs that have been living secretly in the city of Philadelphia for hundreds of years. (more...)

Broadway Alumni Present Cabaret To Mark CCM Musical Theatre's 50th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music celebrates the 50th anniversary of its legendary Musical Theatre program with a Birthday Cabaret at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018 in Patricia Corbett Theater. Featuring the program's first graduate Pamela Myers, our newest stars of tomorrow and star performers from Broadway and beyond, the Birthday Cabaret promises to be a tuneful and invigorating tribute to 50 years of CCM Musical Theatre excellence. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of FROZEN Perform 'Love is an Open Door' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Stage Tube - Aug 23, 2018

The cast of the new Broadway musical gives a special performance of the fan-favorite song for 'GMA.' Watch Patti Murin and John Riddle perform the song here!  (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Caissie Levy Open Up About FROZEN on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Stage Tube - Aug 23, 2018

Caissie Levy, who stars as Elsa in the Broadway production of FROZEN, opens up on GOOD MORNING AMERICA about what fans can expect from the new musical. (more...)

New York Youth Symphony Now Accepting Applications For Musical Theater Composition Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Now entering its 56th season, the New York Youth Symphony (NYYS) is launching a Musical Theater Composition (MTC) program, to be led by newly-appointed director Anna K. Jacobs. In a partnership with the Harlem School of the Arts, this new program aims to diversify the world of musical theater by creating opportunities for young composers to have their compositions workshopped and performed by both peers and professionals. (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! How Can You Resist This??
by Charles Shubow - Aug 17, 2018

Many of my readers know my connection with MAMMA MIA! on Broadway (see my bio below). When I saw many months ago that Toby's Dinner Theatre in Columbia would be presenting it (the professional regional premiere) I knew it would be a money maker and knew, after seeing many Toby productions, it would be done well. Well, not only have they done well, this edition of MAMMA MIA! is just plain superb. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kerry Ellis Discusses Her Live At Zedel Residency
by Fiona Scott - Aug 17, 2018

Kerry speaks to BWW about Wicked, the fragile nature of the theatre industry and her upcoming three week residency at Live at Zedel in September. (more...)

BrightSide Theatre To Hold Annual Fundraiser 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

The BrightSide Theatre Board of Directors, Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak invite you to BrightSide Theatre's 2018 Annual Benefit on Saturday, October 13 from 7-10 pm at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 South Ellsworth Street, Naperville, IL  60540. (more...)

Photo Flash: SISTER MARY IGNATIUS EXPLAINS IT ALL FOR YOU and THE ACTOR'S NIGHTMARE at Berkshire Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Performances begin TONIGHT for the Berkshire Theatre Group production of Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You and The Actor's Nightmare by Christopher Durang. Directed by Matthew Penn, the cast features Harriet Harris, Anna O'Donoghue, Tom Story, Matthew Sullivan and Ariana Venturi. Performances will continue through August 31 at The Unicorn Theatre/The Larry Vaber Stage (6 East Street, Stockbridge, MA). Opening Night is Saturday, August 18 at 8:00pm. (more...)

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