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St. James Theatre (London, )
12 Palace Street London SW1E 5JA


Mondays: 7:30pm
Tuesdays: 7:30pm
Wednesdays: 7:30pm
Thursdays: 2:30pm and 7:30pm
Fridays: 7:30pm
Saturdays2:30pm and 7:30pm

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In a city of the future that has been inflicted with a terrible drought, business tycoon Caldwell B. Cladwell has made his fortune through bribery and the monopolization of all public toilets. With a brutal police force maintaining law and order, it’s not a place to get caught short! Risk it and you will be sent off to a place no one returns from – the infamous Urinetown.

The city needs a revolution and every revolution needs a hero… however unlikely.

Jamie Lloyd is directing the UK premiere of Tony Award winning URINETOWN The Musical, with music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann and book and lyrics by Greg Kotis.

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces The April Panel
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) offers an important conversation onThursday, April 26, 2018: Stream It and They Will Come: How Digital Capture Builds Audience Awareness at 7:30pm (doors open for networking at 7pm) at The Playroom Theatre, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th fl., NYC. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces The April Panel Stream It And They : How Digital Capture Builds Audience Awareness
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) offers an important conversation on Thursday, April 26, 2018: Stream It and They Will Come: How Digital Capture Builds Audience Awareness at 7:30pm (doors open for networking at 7pm) at The Playroom Theatre, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th fl., NYC. (more...)

LILIES to be presented at The Bath House
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

North Texas-based theatrical and film producers Gordon Kelly and Robin Benson Linek have developed a way for theatre ticket purchases to double as grass roots support for a new production in Dallas; the North Texas premiere of Michael Marc Bouchard's play Lilies, scheduled to start performance at the Bath House Cultural Center on Friday, May 31, 2017. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, MARILYN MAYE'S 90TH BIRTHDAY, David Yazbek and More Head to 54 Below in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

This April, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

FringeNYC Extends Application Deadline to April 8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

After a one-year hiatus to restructure and re-envision, The New York International Fringe Festival will present the 21st festival this October - the first time the festival will be presented in the fall instead of its usual end-of-summer slot. The application deadline for FringeNYC has been extended to April 8, 2018. Applications received by the original deadline of March 28th will still receive notification (accepted, alternated, declined) on or around May 16th. Applicants who meet the extended deadline of April 8th will be notified until on or around June 1st. PLEASE NOTE the extended deadline can only be offered to local and national applicants. International applications MUST be submitted by the original deadline in order to meet the required visa preparation schedule. (more...)

Theater UnCorked Announces Cast for SWEENEY TODD IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

Shana Dirik, Producing Artistic Director of Theater UnCorked - Boston's newest small theater company - today announced the full cast for the company's debut performance: Sweeney Todd in Concert - A Pop-Up Musical. This one-time-only benefit performance will take place on Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at First Church in Cambridge (11 Garden St, Cambridge, MA 02138) at 7:30 pm. (more...)

ArtsBridge Announces Nominees For 2018 Shuler Hensley Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

This week ArtsBridge announced the nominees for the 10th Anniversary Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards. 38 public and private schools from throughout the state were nominated in 17 categories. The awards show is the culmination of a year-long professional development program and will showcase the next generation of Georgia's musical theatre talent. Presented by the Georgia Lottery, the awards show will air on Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) over its nine-station statewide television network live from Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on April 19, 2018 from 7-9 pm. (more...)

FringeNYC Application Deadline Extends to April 8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

After a one-year hiatus to restructure and re-envision, The New York International Fringe Festival will present the 21st festival this October - the first time the festival will be presented in the fall instead of its usual end-of-summer slot. (more...)

Opera Saratoga Announces Complete Casting And Programs For 2018 Summer Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced the complete casting and programming for the company's 2018 Summer Festival, which will feature new productions of four operas at The Spa Little Theater in Spa State Park, along with a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events from May 26th through July 15th at venues throughout the region. Single tickets, as well as subscription packages, are on sale now at (more...)

5th Avenue's KISS ME, KATE Begins Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

Rehearsals are in full swing for The 5th Avenue Theatre's production of Kiss Me, Kate, which begins performances next Friday, April 6. (more...)

Andrea Martin, Krysta Rodriguez, & More Set For 54 SINGS P!NK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

'What About Us,' 'Just Give Me A Reason,' 'F**kin' Perfect,' 'So What,' 'Blow Me (One Last Kiss)' - the music of three-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and Billboard's 2013 Woman of the Year, P!nk, comes to Feinstein's/54 Below for one night only! (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Harriet Harris, Will Swenson, and Kathy Fitzgerald to Lead the Cast of THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

According to a casting notice, the world premiere of The Royal Family of Broadway at Barrington Stage Company will be lead by Harriet Harris as Fanny, Will Swenson as Tony, and Kathy Fitzgerald as Kitty. The notice also listed Arnie Burton as Bert, Chip Zien as Oscar, Hayley Podschun as Gwen, AJ Shively as Perry, and Alan H. Green as Gil. The role of Julie has not yet been cast. (more...)

Rock Musical CHESS Set To Play Gallery Players
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

Gallery Players announces the final show of its 51st season, the timely classic, Chess. It is an epic story set at the height of the Cold War, where two great chess masters-an American and a Russian-meet in Bangkok to battle for the world championship... but their greatest contest is for the love of one woman. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

Casting has been announced for Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA for its highly anticipated return to St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre May 9-20. With newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design, this new version of PHANTOM is performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this one of the largest productions on tour in North America. (more...)

Broadway Vets Lead Cast of Cleveland Play House's THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

Cleveland Play House (CPH) is proud to announce the cast of the high-spirited, interactive musical comedy The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Broadway and TV actress Ali Stroker (Glee, Deaf West's Production of Spring Awakening) joins Broadway veterans Kirsten Wyatt (Annie, Elf, Shrek), John Scherer (Sunset Boulevard, By Jeeves, Funny Girl), Lee Slobotkin, Chad Burris (both of Book of Mormon), Kay Trinidad Karns (Little Mermaid), and more in this laugh-out-loud musical directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge on the Allen Stage through May 6th. This production is sponsored by Huntington National Bank and Zinner & Co. (more...)

TOP AND BOTTOM To Close Out Rainbow Theatre Project's Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

Rainbow Theatre Project will close out the 2017 / 18 season with a production of Kevin Michael West's Top and Bottom. A gay comedy that was a hit at the NY Fringe Festival, Top and Bottom will run from April 5 - 29, 2018 at the District of Columbia Arts Center. (more...)

FringeNYC Applications Due March 28 For First October Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

After a one-year hiatus to restructure and re-envision, The New York International Fringe Festival will present the 21st festival this October - the first time the festival will be presented in the fall instead of its usual end-of-summer slot. (more...)

Paramount Theatre Announces Cast, Design Team for ONCE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Aurora's Paramount Theatre - Chicago's most decorated theater at the 2017 Jeff Awards with the third largest subscriber base in the nation - is excited to present the first Chicago-area regional staging of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Once to close its 2017-18 Broadway Series. (more...)

Alexandra Silber to Lead CAMELOT at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Shakespeare Theatre Company today announces the cast of Lerner and Loewe's multiple Tony Award-winning musical Camelot. Directed by STC Associate Artistic Director Alan Paul (Kiss Me, Kate; Man of La Mancha), the classic musical will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F St NW) from May 22 through July 1, concluding STC's 2017-2018 mainstage season. (more...)

The Regional Premiere of JERSEY BOYS Set to Close the Ogunquit Playhouse 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

The multi-Tony Award-winning, international sensation that took Broadway and the world by storm, makes its Northeast regional premiere at the Ogunquit Playhouse September 5 to October 28. Jersey Boys takes audiences on an exhilarating journey behind the music of mega-stars Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Follow the incredible story of four guys bound by one dream, who worked their way from the streets of New Jersey to the heights of stardom. Audiences around the world have gone wild over the electrifying performances of the golden greats that took these hometown boys all the way to the top of the charts: "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Can't Take My Eyes Off You," "Dawn," "My Eyes Adored You," and many more. You're sure to leave exclaiming, "Oh, What a Night!" (more...)

New York International Fringe Festival Application Deadline 3/28, Festival Moves To October
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

After a one-year hiatus to restructure and re-envision, The New York International Fringe Festival will present the 21st festival this October - the first time the festival will be presented in the fall instead of its usual end-of-summer slot. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

WE WILL SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK YOU!, a concert celebrating the 45th Anniversary of Schoolhouse Rock! will play The Laurie Beechman Theater in The West Bank Cafe, 407 W 42nd Street (at 9th Avenue), New York, NY 10036 on Sunday, May 6th for two shows at 7:00pm & 9:30pm. (more...)

Students from 26 Tennessee Schools Compete for 2018 Spotlight Awards
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 16, 2018

Talented students from 26 Tennessee high schools will seize the opportunity to improve their skills - and perhaps to be recognized for their theatrical and musical talent - as part of the fifth annual Nashville High School Musical Theater Awards, aka The Spotlight Awards. (more...)

Tilden Arts Center To Present URINETOWN: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

The Tilden Arts Center at Cape Cod Community College will present Mark Hollman and Greg Kotis's "Urinetown: The Musical," winner of three Tony Awards. Evening performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. on April 5, 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21. Matinees will be offered at 2 p.m. on April 7, 14 and 21. All performances will be held on the Main Stage of the Tilden Arts Center. (more...)

Dean John Wilson to Join Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe in THE KING AND I; Three Week Extension Announced
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 15, 2018

Looks like the West End will be getting to know Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe. According to a report by the Daily Mail, Lincoln Center Theater's production of THE KING AND I 'has its eye on the London Palladium for a limited season next year.' (more...)

A TRIBUTE TO THE DIXIE CHICKS Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents "A Tribute to the Dixie Chicks" on March 29, 2018. (more...)

5th Avenue Theatre to Launch New Season with National Tour of COME FROM AWAY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 12, 2018

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced an incredible six-show lineup for its 2018/19 season, which includes launching the national tour of the acclaimed sensation Come From Away, the timeless beloved musical Annie, rock 'n' roll hit parade Rock of Ages, the sumptuous West Coast premiere of Little Dancer, a lavish and loving staging of the iconic West Side Story and an exciting new collaboration with ACT - A Contemporary Theatre-Urinetown. Additionally, The 5th will host a one week run of the national tour of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 11, 2018
by - Mar 11, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Book Writer, Joe DiPietro
by Broadway's Backbone - Apr 9, 2018

In this episode: Broadway's Shannon Lewis grew up in a rural Canadian suburb and at age 19 was hand picked by Susan Stroman to make her Broadway debut, after a 'Crazy for You' casting director saw her in a Toronto theme park show. The essence of this podcast is having integrity, the importance of the respect of your peers, and to have your talent and drive ready, so that when someone opens a door for you, you can walk right in. With an impeccable work ethic that takes every opportunity seriously; whether in the ensemble, as a deputy, or as a principle; as well as having Gwen Verdon as a champion, the real Shannon Lewis is coming out of hiding. @realshanlew  (more...)

Nominees Announced For Dallas Summer Musicals High School Musical Theater Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

???????Young performers in North Texas and Oklahoma have waited all year with bated breath. After a year of 79 amazing performances from 75 participating high schools, industry professionals have finished judging for the 7th annual Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) High School Musical Theatre Awards (HSMTA), and the nominees are in! (more...)

Barn Players to Present URINETOWN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

???????Don't let the title fool you! The award winning musical Urinetown is a hilarious tale of greed, corruption, love, and revolution set in a time when water is worth its weight in gold. Now for 8-performances only, Thursday, April 19th through Sunday, April 29th, the Barn Players proudly bring this bold "in your face" musical satire to their new home at downtown Kansas City's Arts Asylum: 1000 East 9th, (off Harrison Street), Kansas City, MO 64106. (more...)

ALMA Theatre Company Presents YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

you are my sunshine - a new play with folk songs …based on a true story by Kelli Kerslake Colaco is a multi-decade (1927-1956) character study of a man of mythic American proportions whose passions and demons lead to tragedy. Narrated in Woody Guthrie-style folk songs - accompanied by Bay Area music favorites Chris Haugen (guitar) and Trevor Marcom (vocals/guitar), the fact-inspired ensemble drama focuses on the search for truth behind a dark family legend vis-a-vis an ancestor and the women and children in his life. (more...)

Barrington Stage Now Accepting Submissions for The Bonnie and Terry Burman New Play Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

The Bonnie and Terry Burman New Play Award, a national new play contest at Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is accepting submissions through April 30, 2018. The Grand Prize winner will receive $25,000 from Barrington Stage Company. (more...)

Skylight Music Theatre Announces Cast, Creative Team For Hilarious Tony Award-Winning Musical URINETOWN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

Skylight Music Theatre Artistic Director Ray Jivoff today announced the cast, creative team and band for Urinetown, The Musical, running May 18 through June 10 in Skylight's beautiful Cabot Theatre. (more...)

The Barn Players to Welcome Broadway's Nancy Opel's 'Fearless Voice 2' Class
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

The Barn Players are privileged to again welcome celebrated Broadway actress Nancy Opel to their new downtown home, Saturday, April 28th, for both a morning musical masterclass and evening meet and greet after their production of "Urinetown." (more...)

DFW Music Director Launches Audition Coaching Program
by Kyle Christopher West - Apr 3, 2018

What's the best way to banish audition jitters? By being prepared and confident. Rebecca Lowrey can determine exactly what you need to show in an audition so that all you have to worry about is looking great (and fighting traffic). But first, an important distinction: A vocal coach is not the same as a voice teacher. Traditional voice lessons work best on a consistent, long-term schedule, while Rebecca's audition prep session can fit into your schedule on an as-needed basis. All experience levels are welcome. (more...)

American Blues Theater Announces Complete Casting For BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

American Blues Theater concludes its 2017-2018 Season with BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story, written by Alan Janes, directed by Lily-Anne Brown, with musical direction by Ensemble Member Michael Mahler. BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story runs April 27 - May 26, 2018 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago.  (more...)

by Paul Bolton - Apr 20, 2018

Urinetown, THE MUSICAL a production of Barn Players directed by Korey Childs opened to a golden shower of audience applause.  Flush with talent and plumb full of hilarious comedy this 2001 Broadway musical takes a swipe at political mismanagement and corporate greed run amuck. April 19-29, 2018 by The Barn Players at the Arts Asylum Kansas City, MO (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

After the lauded World Premiere of The Boy Who Danced On Air, Diversionary is proud to produce the World Premiere of another groundbreaking new musical. (more...)

The Group Rep Presents Ira Levin's Comic Thriller DEATHTRAP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

The Group Rep presents Ira Levin's comic thriller Deathtrap directed by Jules Aaron, produced by Larry Eisenberg. One of the great popular successes of Broadway history and Tony nominated for Best Play in 1978, Deathtrap deals with the devious machinations of a writer of thrillers who is prepared to go to any lengths to improve his fortunes. Deathtrap runs April 6 through May 20 at the Lonny Chapman Theatre in North Hollywood. (more...)

The Lyric Stage Announces THE WIZ Cast And Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

A soulful retelling of L. Frank Baum's beloved The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Wiz combines fairy-tale glamour with street smarts to make a classic fantasy sparkle for today.  And our directors and choreographer will bring a blast of New Orleans Creole magic to this production!  Winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Score, The Wiz ingeniously mixes rock, gospel, soul, and jazz, and features hits like 'Ease on Down the Road,' 'A Brand New Day,' and 'Home.' (more...)

Theater Alliance Produces DC Premiere of FLOOD CITY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Theater Alliance closes Season 15 with the regional premiere of Gabrielle Reisman's Flood City, an absurdly dark comedy about the aftermath of tragedy.  (more...)

SOLO MUST DIE: A Musical Parody Premieres at Hudson Backstage 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

???????Stidley Theatricals presents the world premiere of 'SOLO MUST DIE: A Musical Parody' * with book by Jordan Stidham & Ari Stidham, music and lyrics by Hughie Stone Fish and Ari Stidham, directed by Ari Stidham, produced by Steven Brandon. In an untold adventure somewhere in between 'A New Hope' and 'The Empires Strikes Back,' Han Solo crash lands in Cloud City and is torn between his smuggler past and his new status as a galactic hero, as he sings and dances his troubles away, all while trying to make it out alive. The play runs May 4 through May 27 at the Hudson Backstage Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. (more...)

Victoria Clark to Receive Fullinwider Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

One Dallas native followed her dreams all the way to the Great White Way! Tony Award® winner Victoria Clark was named the 2018 recipient of the Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) High School Musical Theatre Awards (HSMTA) Fullinwider Award, honoring her for her impact in the Dallas theater community and beyond. (more...)

Charles Shaughnessy, Eloise Kropp, and More to Star in SMTC's 42ND STREET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Scottsdale Musical Theater Company has its cast for their production of the classic musical 42nd Street (July 6 - 15, 2018 at Tempe Center for the Arts, in Tempe AZ.) (more...)

Stephen Bogardus, John Cudia, and Melissa Errico Will Lead ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) will present ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER, starring Tony Award-nominee Stephen Bogardus (Bright Star), John Cudia (The Phantom of the Opera), and Tony Award-nominee Melissa Errico (Finian's Rainbow) this summer. ON A CLEAR DAY features music by Burton Laneand book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. (more...)

Christopher Pazdernik's Annual CHRIS'S BIRTHDAY BELT FEST Returns Monday, May 14 At Uptown Underground Raising Funds For Howard Brown Health
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Jeff Award-nominee and HIV+ director/producer Christopher Pazdernik is pleased to announce the 4th annual Chris's Birthday Belt Fest, a benefit concert for Howard Brown Health, Monday, May 14 at 8 p.m. at Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway. Tickets are $30, in advance; $40, at the door on the night of the performance, and are available at or by calling 773.867.1946. Uptown Underground is a 21 years old and older venue and advance reservations are strongly recommended. (more...)

KNIGHTS OF THE ROSE Announces First Casting
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

Romance of the Rose Productions announces the first casting for the new West End musical Knights of the Rose. Directed by Racky Plews and created by Jennifer Marsden, Knights of the Rose opens on 29th June for 9 weeks only at The Arts Theatre. Leading the noble Knights is Adam Pearce (King Aethelstan) who is joined by Chris Cowley (Palamon), Oliver Saville (Hugo), Rebecca Bainbridge (Queen Matilda / Bess), Rebekah Lowings (Isabel), Matt Thorpe (Horatio), Ruben Van keer (John), Katie Birtill (Hannah) and Bleu Woodward (Emily). Ian Gareth-Jones, Kelly Hampson and Tom Bales make up the ensemble. (more...)

Skylight Music Theatre Announces New High School Musical Theatre Summer Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Skylight Music Theatre Artistic Director Ray Jivoff today announced a new Musical Theater Summer Workshop for high school students. The two-week program will be led by Jivoff, Margaret Bridges, Skylight's Education Manager and Ryan Cappleman, Skylight's Resident Education Music Director Mondays through Fridays, July 16 - 27, with a culminating showcase on Friday, July 27. The Summer Workshop will be held in the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, in Milwaukee's Third Ward. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 1, 2018
by - Apr 1, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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