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Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (New York, NY)
205 West 46th St.

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Produced on the 100th anniversary of the quintessential tragedy, Titanic - the Musical is the factual story of that ship ó of her officers, crew and passengers ó whose fates were sealed on that tragic night in April 1912. The winner of 5 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, this incredibly moving show will leave you breathless.


WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION Celebrates A Killer First Year And Announces New Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

Witness for the Prosecution this week celebrates its 1st birthday at London's County Hall. Director Lucy Bailey (Love From A Stranger, The Graduate, Titus Andronicus) thrillingly places the audience in the thick of the action in 'the comfiest seats in London' (New York Times), or observing from the Press Gallery, as Agatha Christie's gripping tale of justice, passion and betrayal unfolds around them. (more...)

BWW Review: TITANIC is Huge at Servant Stage
by Marakay Rogers - Oct 9, 2018

Servant Stage has done some great work, of course. They've put together delightful revues of everything from the Great American Songbook to gospel to bluegrass, and taken them on the road to nursing homes, parks, and other places that truly can use live professional entertainment. Over the past couple of years, however, they've also gotten more settled into single-location larger productions, still on their pay-what-you-will plan that gives them outreach to those who can't afford high ticket prices. (more...)

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Returns to Manila; Show Premieres Feb. 20, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

Broadway's longest-running musical, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, makes a long-awaited return to Manila and will premiere at The Theatre at Solaire for a limited engagement from February 20, 2019. (more...)

Blues/Funk Artist Stone Mecca Announces New Album ALIENMAN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

Dallas-based blues-funk guitar god STONE MECCA announced his forthcoming album Alienman and unleashed new single 'Boogeyman,' viaAmerican Songwriter Magazine yesterday. Stone Mecca's silky vocals glide atop bass-heavy grooves and psychedelic sounds to create a mysterious landscape perfectly suited for the song's message. 'I was thinking about how the media perpetuates this idea that people should be scared of the black man,' he explains. 'I use this song to change the negative into a positive - turning that fear into power and omniscience. We are ingrained in this society - in this world - and our creativity and inclusiveness have influenced culture in so many ways that, love us or hate us, we'll always be here.'  (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Full Casting For Oliver Chris's RALEGH: THE TREASON TRIAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

Shakespeare's Globe has announced the full cast of Ralegh: The Treason Trial, compiled, edited, dramatized and directed by Oliver Chris. A verbatim account of what played out on that extraordinary November morning in 1603, the production has been compiled and edited from sources present at the trial itself. It will premiere in Winchester Great Hall from Friday 16 November, the location of the original trial 415 years ago, before opening in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse on Saturday 24 November for a limited one week run. (more...)

Griffin Theatre Welcomes Nine New Ensemble Members
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

Griffin Theatre Company Artistic Director William Massolia today announced the addition of nine new ensemble members: Isa Arciniegas, Larry Baldacci, Peter Byrne, Jermaine Hill, Nicole Laurenzi, Ryan McBride, Rochelle Therrien, Jason VonRohn and Scott Weinstein. Additionally, Griffin is pleased to add six new artistic associates: Will Kiley, Dorothy Milne, Mechelle Moe, Alexander Ridgers, Rachel Sypniewski and Brandon Wardell. (more...)

Cast & Creative Team Announced For BREATH & IMAGINATION At The Lyric Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

Breath & Imagination chronicles Roland Hayes's inspirational journey from a Georgia plantation to a singing career that included command performances for kings and queens. Despite his international acclaim, Roland never left behind his complex and loving relationship with his mother, his Angel Mo'. With spirituals and classical music, Breath & Imagination is a compelling musical about one man's determination to become an artist despite seemingly insurmountable odds.    (more...)

Gulfshore Playhouse Brings To Life One Of Broadway's Funniest Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples' premier professional regional theater, travels back to Ancient Rome for its second production of the 2018-19 season, "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum." The Tony Award-winning farce written by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, takes the stage Nov. 17 to Dec. 30. (more...)

Thom Sesma, Julia Abueva, and More Join Kate Baldwin and Bryce Pinkham in SUPERHERO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

Continuing its 40th Anniversary Season, Second Stage Theater has announced complete casting for the world premiere musical, SUPERHERO. (more...)

Visiting Artist Claudia Bitran To Recreate Sinking Of Titanic With U-M Synchronized Swim Club
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

With the help of students in a University of Michigan Stamps School of Art & Design class and the U-M Synchronized Swimming Club, New York-based multimedia artist Claudia Bitran will recreate scenes from director James Cameron's 'Titanic' at U-M's Canham Natatorium this week.   Since 2014, Bitran, who is Chilean-American, has been reinterpreting 'Titanic' with an intentionally experimental shot-for-shot recreation. Her dynamic, long-term project has involved more than 500 participants from 15 cities across Chile and the U.S.   (more...)

BWW Interview: Edward Bennett Talks MACBETH
by Rona Kelly - Oct 22, 2018

Edward Bennett returns to the Royal Shakespeare Company for his third season, appearing in Polly Findlay's Macbeth. As the production comes to London, Bennett gives us an insight into Findlay's rehearsal room, discusses how Macduff is similar to previous roles he's played here, and also shares his own superstitions surrounding the Scottish Play and theatre... (more...)

BWW Review: THURGOOD at Geva Theatre
by Colin Fleming-Stumpf - Oct 21, 2018

Rochester's Geva Theatre has followed its Wilson Stage season opener Hair with another production of weighty political significance. While Hair deals with the cultural and social impact of the hippy movement in the 19060's, Thurgood explores the life and legal/historical contributions of Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American to sit on the United States Supreme Court. These top-quality productions highlight Geva's commitment to not only entertain its audience, but to educate, inform, and enrich as well. (more...)

Serenbe Playhouse Partners With Binder Casting For Season 10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Binder Casting, a subsidiary of the full service and award-winning live entertainment production company RWS Entertainment Group (RWS), today announced a new partnership with Serenbe Playhouse, a nationally recognized Atlanta, Georgia based professional theatre company committed to producing bold new works and reinvented classics that connect art, nature and community. The two innovative companies are joining forces for the casting of Serenbe Playhouse's 10th anniversary season, which will be announced in its entirety on November 15th. (more...)

Robert Cuccioli to Lead Goodspeed's A CONNECTICUT CHRISTMAS CAROL, Hunter Foster Directs
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

Goodspeed Musicals announces the full cast of their new production of A Connecticut Christmas Carol - the musical treat infused with more Connecticut flavor by LJ Fecho and Michael O'Flaherty. (more...)

Photo Flash: SBCC Theatre Arts Department THE LAST LIFEBOAT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

SBCC Theatre Arts Department will present a student showcase production of THE LAST LIFEBOAT by Luke Yankee, November 7-17, 2018 in the Jurkowitz Theatre.   (more...)

VIDEO: Trailer For Signature Theater's BILLY ELLIOT in DC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the trailer for Signature Theater's Billy Elliot the Musical directed and choreographed by Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Passion, West Side Story). Based on the powerful and acclaimed film, all 11-year-old Billy wants to do is dance. Initially facing opposition from society and his father, Billy's passion instead unites the community and changes his life in extraordinary ways. The original production with book and lyrics by Lee Hall and music by Tony, Grammy and Academy Award¬ģ winner Elton John was universally lauded, sweeping the Tony, Drama Desk and Olivier Awards for Best Musical. Billy Elliot the Musical will run from October 30, 2018 - January 6, 2019 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/19 - COME FROM AWAY, TITANIC, HUNCHBACK and More!
by BWW Special - Oct 19, 2018

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature COME FROM AWAY, Titanic, HUNCHBACK and more! (more...)

BWW Interview: Patrick Cassidy of SHREK at 5-Star Theatricals
by Cary Ginell - Oct 19, 2018

5-Star Theatricals' new artistic director Patrick Cassidy talks more about his vision for the future regarding the company's forthcoming seasons of musicals. (more...)

Get Him To The Church On Time! Danny Burstein to Join the Cast of MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Blimey! It has been announced that six-time Tony Award nominee Danny Burstein will assume the role of Alfred P. Doolittle in its award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY, directed by Bartlett Sher, for a 16-week limited engagement beginning Tuesday, January 8 through Sunday, April 28, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

THIRST & FOG Will Offer $10 Tickets For Eugene O'Neill's 130th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

In honor of Eugene O'Neill's 130th birthday, the previously announced production of THIRST & FOG at Theaterlab will be offering special discount tickets for its upcoming limited engagement running this week from 10/18 - 10/21. (more...)

Monty Python's SPAMALOT Launches New Tour in Vermont Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

The Tony Award-winning best musical Monty Python's Spamalot is coming to a city near you! (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...)

BWW Review: Arizona Broadway Theatre Presents TITANIC ~ Epic!
by Herbert Paine - Oct 13, 2018

In all its technical aspects ~ Kurtis Overby's choreography, Savana Laveille's costumes, Amanda Gran's wigs and makeup, Kirk Bookman's lighting ~ Arizona Broadway Theatre's production of Titanic THE MUSICAL, directed by Danny Gorman and featuring a superb cast, is equal to anything you'd see on the Great White Way, exemplary in its stagecraft. Runs through November 10th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Arizona Broadway Theatre Presents TITANIC THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Winner of five Tony Awards, this musical set aboard the unsinkable Titanic tells of the passengers' hopes and aspirations on the historic maiden voyage that defined the 20th century. Unaware of the fate that awaits them, first-, second-, and third-class passengers marvel at the majesty of the "great ship, Titanic" and tell of their dreams of a better life in America. Titanic: The Musical is an epic, thrilling, and emotionally rich production not to be missed. (more...)

The Cast of GAME ON is Ready to Compete at Pittsburgh CLO!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to announce the cast of the world premiere of GAME ON , November 9, 2018 - January 27, 2019 at the CLO Cabaret. GAME ON is the second musical to be given a world premiere from Pittsburgh CLO's inaugural SPARK festival, which showcased musicals designed to cultivate the next generation of small-cast shows that will thrive in small venues around the country. GAME ON is written by Pittsburgh CLO alums Marcus Stevens and David Dabbon. Tickets for this hilarious game show extravaganza are now available online at CLOCabaret.com, by phone at 412-456-6666 or in person at the Theater Square Box Office, and start at $31.25. (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...)

VIDEO: Watch Charli XCX and Troye Sivan Star in the '1999' Music Video
by Stage Tube - Oct 11, 2018

Having amassed over five million streams and accounting, ¬ď1999¬Ē has been storming charts across the globe since its release last Friday. This morning Charli XCX unveils the official music video for ¬ď1999¬Ē feat. Troye Sivan -- watch the video below! (more...)

Eugene O'Neill's THIRST & FOG Will Play Limited Engagement At Theaterlab
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

When three unlikely personalities find shelter on a lifeboat after a devastating shipwreck, they must do whatever they can, including keep their sanity, to survive. As the lifeboat drifts aimlessly, THIRST & FOG diverge into two exciting plays, one set in the hot, shark-infested waters of the tropics, and the other adrift in a thick, cold fog off of Newfoundland. (more...)

William Martinez's SIGNING THE SONG Comes to The Colony for Four Performances
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

The Colony Theatre in Burbank has announced a four-performance engagement of SIGNing the Song, written, performed, and directed by William Martinez, opening on November 1. Musical direction is by David Bawiec.  (more...)

Freeform Announces KICKOFF TO CHRISTMAS Month This November
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

As the Halloween season comes to a close, Freeform will continue to be the home for all holiday programming as the brand-new ¬ďKickoff To Christmas¬Ē programming event starts on NOV. 1. Adding a month full of holiday fun, the programming event will also include the premiere of the Freeform original film ¬ďThe Truth About Christmas,¬Ē from MarVista Entertainment, airing SUNDAY, NOV. 25 at 9:00-11:00 p.m. EST/PST. (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...)

VIOLET Will Make its UK Premiere at Charing Cross
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

VIOLET, a multi award-winning musical with Music by Jeanine Tesori (Tony Award winner for Best Original Score with Lisa Kron for Fun Home, and Tony-nominated for Caroline, or Change and Shrek the Musical), and Book & Lyrics by Brian Crawley (The Little Princess), is to get its UK premiere in an international co-production that will see it transfer to Tokyo. (more...)

Some 'Buddy' Comes to the Carpenter Center for the Holidays in ELF: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

Musical Theatre West (MTW) brings everyone's favorite Elf to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in the new holiday classic Elf: The Musical November 30 - December 9.  Tickets are now on sale at www.musical.org, by calling (562) 856-1999, or at the Musical Theatre West box office.  Tickets start at $20. (more...)

Stone Mecca Releases 'Alienman'
by TV News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

Today, Dallas-based blues-funk guitar god STONE MECCA released his fiery new LP Alienman, garnering praise and comparisons to Prince, Lenny Kravitz, and Gary Clark, Jr. With his own unique blues-rock blend, Stone carries on the legacies of the greats as he combines his love of hard-hitting hip-hop beats with funk-driven bass lines, grinding riffs, and soulful melodies, and forges his own formidable sonic forification which trips along genre lines and refuses to be confined--or contained.  (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Announces Cast & Creative Details For THE GREAT DISTANCE HOME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

WaterTower Theatre Artistic Director, Joanie Schultz, today announced details for The Great Distance Home conceived and directed by WTT's Associate Artistic Director, Kelsey Leigh Ervi. (more...)

The John W. Engeman Theater Celebrates the Season with ELF
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for ELF. Performances begin on Thursday, November 15 and run through Sunday, December 30, 2018. (more...)

Alexandra Burke Will Lead THE BODYGUARD At Edinburgh Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Full casting has been announced for the award-winning smash hit musical THE BODYGUARD at the EDINBURGH PLAYHOUSE from TUE 9 - SAT 20 JULY 2019. (more...)

VIDEO: BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL At Signature Theatre
by Stage Tube - Nov 7, 2018

Signature Theatre¬†is proud to present¬†Billy Elliot the Musical¬†directed and choreographed by¬†Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner¬†(Signature's¬†Passion, West Side Story). Based on the powerful and acclaimed film, all 11-year-old Billy wants to do is dance. Initially facing opposition from society and his father, Billy's passion instead unites the community and changes his life in extraordinary ways. The original production with book and lyrics by¬†Lee Hall¬†and music by Tony, Grammy and Academy Award¬ģ winner¬†Elton John¬†was universally lauded, sweeping the Tony, Drama Desk and Olivier Awards for Best Musical.¬†Billy Elliot¬†the Musical¬†runs now thru¬†January 6, 2019¬†in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BILLY ELLIOT at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Signature Theatre¬†is proud to present¬†Billy Elliot the Musical¬†directed and choreographed by¬†Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner¬†(Signature's¬†Passion, West Side Story). Based on the powerful and acclaimed film, all 11-year-old Billy wants to do is dance. Initially facing opposition from society and his father, Billy's passion instead unites the community and changes his life in extraordinary ways. The original production with book and lyrics by¬†Lee Hall¬†and music by Tony, Grammy and Academy Award¬ģ winner¬†Elton John¬†was universally lauded, sweeping the Tony, Drama Desk and Olivier Awards for Best Musical.¬†Billy Elliot¬†the Musical¬†runs now thru¬†January 6, 2019¬†in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. (more...)

7-Time Grammy Winner Paul Winter's 39th Annual Winter Solstice Celebration Coming Up In NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Seven-time Grammy¬ģ winning saxophonist/bandleader¬† Paul Winter¬†will present his¬†39th Annual Winter Solstice Celebration¬†at¬†New York's Cathedral of St. John the Divine. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 11/6: Broadway Stars Urge You to Vote, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Nov 6, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Broadway stars urge you to get out and vote, and more! (more...)

Andrea Bocelli's 'Sì' Debuts at Number One on Billboard 200 Chart
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

In the year of his 60th birthday and almost a quarter century since his debut release, global classical music icon Andrea Bocelli has topped the U.S. Billboard 200 chart for the first time in his illustrious career with the release of 'Sì' (Decca/Sugar Music), his first album of new original material in 14 years. The album, released in the U.S. on October 26, through Universal Music Classics, part of Verve Label Group, sold 126,000 equivalent units in its first week to debut at #1 stateside and simultaneously topped the charts in the U.K. for the first time. (more...)

Benoit Marechal, Micha Richardson, and More Join Cast of THE BODYGUARD UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

The full cast for the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of the award-winning smash hit musical THE BODYGUARD opening at the Theatre Royal Glasgow on Monday 3 December has been announced. (more...)

United Solo Offers Master Classes With Anne Bogart, Professors Of UCLA, Juilliard, and Allan Corduner From MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

United Solo will host a Master Class with Anne Bogart, internationally acclaimed director, author, and Head of the MFA in Directing Program at Columbia University. This Master Class is a unique opportunity to work with a legendary theatre artist. It will take place on November 5, 2018 from 6pm-8pm at Theatre Row in New York City. (more...)

The 92nd Street Y Announces a New Musical Theater Development Lab
by TV News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

92Y announces a new Musical Theater Development Lab for 2018-2019. The Lab has chosen 13 musical theater artists at various stages of their careers - book writers, composers and lyricists - in creating new Theater for Young Audiences productions. Special industry guests include Tony Award-winning composer Maury Yeston (Nine, Titanic), who presents song critique, as well as licensing professionals offering an inside look at the economics of writing for young audiences. (more...)

BWW Interview: Hayden Tee On Playing Miss Trunchbull in MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by Marianka Swain - Nov 13, 2018

Hayden Tee's extensive musical theatre work includes playing both Marius and Javert in Les Miserables, as well as South Pacific, Titanic and Little Women. He's currently starring as Miss Trunchbull in Matilda The Musical at the Cambridge Theatre in the West End. (more...)

Arizona Broadway Theatre Presents MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET and THE SANTALAND DIARIES This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

Come see THE Santa Claus this Christmas! Based on the beloved classic film, Miracle on 34th Street tells the tale of last-minute Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Santa-replacement Kris Kringle, who may or may not be THE Santa Claus, and the people who take him in. Filled with humor, spectacle, and treasured songs such as My Wish, Expect Things to Happen, and It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas, this festive, heart-warming musical is a must-see for the family this holiday season. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company Presents ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

This holiday season everyone's favorite orphan, Annie, joins Centenary Stage Company for the Family Holiday Spectacular production of Annie the musical. Annie opens November 23 and runs in Centenary Stage Company's Lackland Performing Arts Center until December 9. (more...)

Meet the Cast of NETWORK- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Nov 10, 2018

NETWORK begins previews tonight, November 10 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Grant Richards of Signature Theatre's BILLY ELLIOT Takes Over Instagram Today!
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Nov 10, 2018

Go behind the scenes of Signature Theatre's Billy Elliot with Grant Richards as he takes over the BroadwayWorld Instagram today, November 10th! Follow along as Richards shows you his two show day while performing as Adult Billy! Be sure to tune in today! (more...)

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