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Henry Miller's Theatre (New York, NY)
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Set in a Gotham-like city overwrought by ecological disaster, Urinetown: The Musical is a tale of greed, corruption, love, and revolution in a time when water is worth its very weight in gold. A depletion of the earth?s water supply has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. The privilege to pee is regulated by a single, malevolent corporation, which profits by charging admission for one of mankind?s most basic needs. Urinetown is directed by John Rando, with musical staging by John Carrafa, and features book and lyrics by Greg Kotis, and music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann.



Urinetown won 2002 Tony Awards? for Best Score, Best Book of a Musical, and Best Direction of a Musical.



BWW Interview: Megan Opalinski of SISTER ACT at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
by Andrea Stephenson - Sep 8, 2018

Sister Act lights up the stage at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre starting on September 20th. Broadway World had an opportunity to get the inside scoop from actress Megan Opalinski, who can be seen portraying the rapping sister, Sister Mary Lazarus. (more...)

Ovation Award-Winning Actors Co-op Theatre Company Opens Its 27th Season With Thriller ROPE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Actors Co-op Theatre Company (Ovation Award-Winner 2017 Best Play, Intimate Theatre for 33 Variations) presents the first show in its 27th Season with the thriller ROPE, written by Patrick Hamilton, directed by Ken Sawyer, produced by Kevin Shewey.  ROPE will preview on Thursday, September 20 at 8pm and will open Friday, September 21 at 8pm and run through Sunday, October 29 at the Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. 90028 (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood. (more...)

Christiane Noll Brings 'Am I Losing My Mind' to Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Tony Award nominee Christiane Noll will bring her new solo show, Am I Losing My Mind, to Feinstein's at the Nikko onMonday, December 10 at 7 p.m. In this special one-night-only engagement, Noll will perform songs from Broadway shows that feature some of the greatest female characters of all-time, including Gypsy, Sweeney Todd, Dear Evan Hansen, Jekyll & Hyde, Grey Gardens, Follies, Next to Normal, and more. (more...)

New York International Fringe Festival Announces 2018 Schedule
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

After a 1-year hiatus to re-envision New York City's largest live performance festival, THE NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL FRINGE FESTIVAL returns for a 21st season beginning October 3, 2018. The month-long festival is now divided in to two segments: FringeNYC and FringeBYOV. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Presents Songs From Cult Classics, A Benefit for the ACLU
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

"Songs from Cult Classics to Benefit the ACLU" is returning to Feinstein's/54 Below for its second year! On Wednesday October 3rd at 9:30pm cult classic musical lovers will gather at Feinstein's/54 Below for a concert of songs from their favorite under-appreciated shows. Featuring a line up of Broadway performers and emerging artists, the evening will highlight songs revolving around the themes of oppression and hope. Proceeds will be donated to the ACLU. (more...)

Theater Barn Opens 2018-2019 Season with URINETOWN, THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Opening their 53rd season, the Ridgefield Theater Barn will present Urinetown, The Musical, music & lyrics by Mark Hollmann, book & lyrics by Greg Kotis, beginning Thursday, September 6th at 8pm. Sponsored by J. Mulvaney Plumbing and Young's Fencing, performances will continue Friday and Saturday evenings through September 28th, with Sunday matinees September 16th & 23rd at 5pm, and a special Thursday performance September 27th at 8pm. (more...)

California Repertory Company Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

California Repertory Company (Cal Rep) announces its 30th Anniversary season which celebrates 3 decades of risk-taking theater by showcasing the work of local artists and bringing a range of World, West Coast and Southern California Premieres to Long Beach.  (more...)

Scavengers Take The Stage In DUMPSTER DIVER THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2018

Dumpster Diver the musical was selected as an official entry for The New York Theater Festival, and is getting a 3-day run (October 1, 5, 7) at The Hudson Guild Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan. (more...)

Judy Garland's Private, Long-Lost Recordings Inspire New Show Making NYC Debut
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Her words. His voice. Hollywood legend Judy Garland's infamous private recordings are the basis of The Book That I'm Going to Write, By Judy Garland, faithfully adapted and performed by Jason Powell. On the heels of winning The Producer's Encore Award at Hollywood Fringe in Los Angeles, the show makes its New York City debut on November 3 at The Jerry Orbach Theater (1627 Broadway at 50th Street) for three performances through November 5. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Casting For The Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Shakespeare's Globe has announced casting for the Winter Season 2018, its plans for a year-long cycle of history plays from February 2019, and Globe Associates, to include Sean Holmes, who is to become Associate Artistic Director. (more...)

New Musical THE STRANGER FROM SEVILLE to Receive Industry Readings
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Quill and Quaver Associates P/L will present industry readings of The Stranger From Seville - A New Musical, based on The Mapmaker's Opera by Bea Gonzalez, with music by Kevin Purcell and book & lyrics by Victor Kazan.  Directed by Martin Platt, with music direction by Matt Castle and orchestrations by Mark Buys, the readings will be held on Tuesday, September 25.   (more...)

Photo Flash: GHOST: THE MUSICAL Opens At Theatre At The Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Ghost The Musical opened to a full house on Sunday, September 16 for its Opening Night performance. Linda Fortunato directed and choreographed the production which stars Garrett Lutz in the role of ghostly hero Sam, Donica Lynn as psychic Oda Mae and Courtney Mack in the role of Molly Jensen. This is Chicagoland's first regional production of the newly imagined Ghost The Musical. Performances continue through October 14. (more...)

CWRU CPH MFA Program Offers Immersive Production Of THE SEAGULL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program is proud to begin their season with a modern reimagining of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull. Chekhov's classic play about artistic rebellion, translated by Paul Schmidt, will star the MFA Class of 2020 and guests. Director Sarah Wansley's staging will shed light on the show's poetic realism. Press opening will be on October 9th at the Helen Theatre in Playhouse Square and the show will run from October 10th-October 20th.  (more...)

Judy Garland's Private, Long-Lost Recordings Inspire New Show Making NYC Debut
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Her words. His voice. Hollywood legend Judy Garland's infamous private recordings are the basis of The Book That I'm Going to Write, By Judy Garland, faithfully adapted and performed by Jason Powell. On the heels of winning The Producer's Encore Award at Hollywood Fringe in Los Angeles, the show makes its New York City debut on November 3 at The Jerry Orbach Theater (1627 Broadway at 50th Street) for three performances through November 5. (more...)

Charles Shaughnessy Returns To AZ In A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

TV, Film and Broadway star Charles Shaughnessy returns to Scottsdale Musical Theater Company this December as Ebenezer Scrooge in the musical A Christmas Carol (December 6 - 23, 2018) at Tempe Center for the Arts. (more...)

BWW Review: A Unique Experience, NATASHA, PIERRE E O GRANDE COMETA DE 1812 Receives a First-Class Brazilian Version
by Claudio Erlichman - Sep 16, 2018

Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 is inspired by a passage from Leon Tolstoy's masterpiece War and Peace. The musical was created by American composer Dave Malloy and became a big hit in his Broadway debut receiving 12 nominations at the 2017 Tony Awards. Directed by Ze Henrique de Paula and musical direction by Fernanda Maia the show takes place on 033 Rooftop  and features a conformation that promotes proximity and interaction between the audience, the cast and the orchestra. Bruna Guerin and Andre Frateschi are in the cast as Natasha and Pierre, while Gabriel Leone stands out in the role of the antagonist Anatole. 033 Rooftop offers an innovative culinary experience with Russian cuisine recipes. (more...)

BoHo Theatre Announces Cast of 110 in the Shade
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

BoHo Theatre brings its 2018 season to a close with the classic musical romance 110 IN THE SHADE with music by Harvey Schmidt and lyrics by Tom Jones (the songwriting team of THE FANTASTICKS and I DO! I DO!), and book by N. Richard Nash, based on his play THE RAINMAKER. (more...)

An Evening With Andrea McArdle Comes To Studio City, Palm Springs, And San Diego
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

An Evening with Tony Award Nominee Andrea McArdle is set for Upstairs at Vitello's in Studio City on Thursday, October 11, at 7:30, The Purple Room in Palm Springs on Friday, October 12, at 8pm, and for Martinis Above Fourth in San Diego on Saturday, October 13, at 7pm, it was announced today by Chris Isaacson Presents. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jacob McKee of ROCKY HORROR SHOW at Warehouse Theatre
by Neil Shurley - Sep 12, 2018

'I applaud the Warehouse for taking this wild, crazy, zany story and really working to make it reflective of the beautiful, diverse world we live in.' (more...)

Rosemary Loar's SPOOLIE GIRL--A Family-Friendly Fractured Rock Fairy Tale--Opens 9-Show Run at Actors Temple, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Musical theater actor and Award-winning New York Cabaret performer Rosemary Loar is bringing her original musical SPOOLIE GIRL to the Actors Temple Theatre (339 W 47th St, New York) for a nine-show run from October 17-27. Loar, who wrote the music and lyrics, and co-wrote the book with her late husband Robert Atwood, calls the show “a family-friendly fractured rock fairy tale.” SPOOLIE GIRL is a suddenly orphaned eco-friendly teenager from Kenya who comes to New York City. Wearing magical curlers called “spoolies” in her hair, she is able to read people's thoughts as songs, while navigating a world consisting of her narcissistic, fashionista Aunt, a Fairy Godmother (but way hipper), and a quirky neighbor who walks an invisible dog. And that's her support group. Along with Loar, the cast features Loar, Claire Lilley, and Michiko Sasaki. (more...)

BWW Review: URINETOWN, THE MUSICAL at Ridgefield Theater Barn
by Sean Fallon - Sep 10, 2018

For a great musical comedy by a very talented cast, the Ridgefield Theater Barn delivers another first-rate show with Urinetown, THE MUSICAL. This ensemble cast is extremely talented and bring their best efforts to this incredible show! (more...)

BWW Previews: 'Don't Look Down' and miss out on LES MISERABLES at Columbia Theatre
by Angelle Albright - Sep 10, 2018

Marius (Justin Mouledous) begs Eponine (Emma Pollet) for help finding Cosette 'Life-changing,' 'Engaging,' 'Rewarding,' 'Surreal,' 'Exciting,' 'Humbling,' 'Wonderful,' 'Extraordinary,' and 'A Blast and a Half' are just a few of the ways this extraordinary, young cast is encapsulating what it is like to be a part of The New Octavians production of the epic, grand, and uplifting, Les Miserables School Edition-The show that packs an emotional wallop that has thrilled over 65 million people worldwide.  Winner of over 100 international awards, Les Miserables is an epic and inspiring story about the survival of the human spirit. The musical, based on Victor Hugo's novel, adapted for high school performers, features one of the most memorable scores of all time and some of the most memorable characters to ever grace the stage.  This cast of nearly fifty students, hailing from twelve different schools from the Northshore area of the New Orleans Metropolitan area, is certainly fulfilling expectations.  It is always a challenge to produce a show of this magnitude, but for Director, Brent Goodrich, being able to recruit talent from all over our community has made this production not only possible, but even more sensational. (more...)

Broadway Records Announces TONYA & NANCY Live At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Broadway Records today announced that Tonya & Nancy (Highlights from the Rock Opera) - Live at Feinstein's/54 Below will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, September 28, 2018. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.com. (more...)

Trans Voices Cabaret's HEROES & VILLAINS Returns to The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

After selling out their first four performances, Trans Voices Cabaret returns to The Duplex with an even bigger cast of transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming performers on Saturday, August 18th, 2018 at 9:30pm, with direction by Donnie Cianciotto and musical direction by Anessa Marie. (more...)

Debut of the Month - Becca Kotte Is Getting Ready for GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER!
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 28, 2018

Today Becca Kotte speaks to BroadwayWorld about making her Broadway debut in a show which she hopes will inspire people to do the things that they have brushed aside because life got in the way. (more...)

Skylight Music Theatre Artistic Director Ray Jivoff to Step Down End Of 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Skylight Music Theatre Artistic Director Ray Jivoff announced today that he will leave his position as of June 29, 2019. This marks 20 years on the staff of the company, 30 years since he first performed with Skylight and will follow soon after his 65th birthday. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company Announces Casting for THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

In honor of Artistic Director Michael Kahn's final season with the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC), the opening show of the 2018-2019 Season, William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, will feature beloved performers, many of whom have been with the Company since the very beginning. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For the World Premiere of WOMEN IN POWER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres (NST), Samuel Hodges, today announces full casting for the world premiere of Women in Power. NST Associate Director Blanche McIntyre directs Lydia Bewley, best known for The Inbetweeners, Plebs and E4's comedy Drifters, Elizabeth Boag, Anna Fordham, Lisa Kerr, Anne Odeke and Alicia Mckenzie. The production, in association with Oxford Playhouse, sees some of the UK's most influential female voices, Wendy Cope, Jenny Eclair, Suhayla El-Bushra, Natalie Haynes, Shappi Khorsandi, Jess Phillips MP and Brona C Titley, come together to write this musical comedy based on the Greek classic, The Assemblywomen. The production opens on 13 September at NST City, with previews from 6 September and runs until 29 September. It will then run at Oxford Playhouse from 3 - 6 October. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Announces Full September Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

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SEUSSICAL! THE MUSICAL Youth Show Comes To Lost Nation Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Lost Nation Theater, proudly presents its Young Company in the Magical Musical: Seussical by Tony Winners Steven Flaherty, Lynn Aherns & Eric Idle - based on the wonderful works of Dr. Seuss (more...)

TheatreZone Launches New Website
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

TheatreZone, a professional Equity theatre in Naples, FL, updated its website this summer and launched it at a new web address. The new site at www.theatre.zone has information about the organization's Broadway musicals, international concert acts, AllStars of TheatreZone signature fundraiser, and new Broadway & Happy Hour cabaret series. (more...)

Julia Murney Joins 54 SINGS ANNIE LENNOX at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Julia Murney (Wicked; The Wild Party) and Kat Griffin (Trans Voices Cabaret; Love Me Tender) join the cast of 54 SINGS ANNIE LENNOX at Feinstein's/54. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jon Kilpatrick of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW at Greenville's Warehouse Theatre
by Neil Shurley - Aug 28, 2018

'Just remember, if you touch us, we reserve the right to touch you back.' (more...)

THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Returns to The Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

The Warehouse Theatre is offering a bonus production before it kicks off its 45th Main Stage Season with the ever-popular cult classic, THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hunter Foster Directs CLUE: ON STAGE at Cape Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

The Cape Playhouse wraps up its 92 season with Clue: On Stage, a hilarious farce-meets-murder-mystery.  Directed by Hunter Foster, the production stars January LaVoy, Stephen DeRosa, Nancy Opel, and Brian J. Carter. A New England Premiere and pre National Tour Engagement Clue: On Stage runs August 21-September 1, 2018. (more...)

Complete Casting Announced for AIDA at The Firehouse Theatre
by Kyle Christopher West - Aug 22, 2018

This September, The Firehouse Theatre will present Elton John and Time Rice's AIDA, directed by Artistic Director, Derek Whitener. The heart wrenching pop-rock musical about an imprisoned Nubian princess will open on September 7th in the old Farmers Branch Firehouse, with performances running through September 23rd. Tickets range from $13-$25. (more...)

Whitney Bashor and More Will Star in Keen Co's ORDINARY DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Today Keen announced the cast for the fourth musical, the first NY revival of Adam Gwon's acclaimed Ordinary Days: Whitney Bashor (The Bridges of Madison County), Marc delaCruz (If/Then), Sarah Lynn Marion (2013 Jimmy awards winner), and Kyle Sherman (Pete the Cat) will star.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Bergen County Players to Open MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD in September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Bergen County Players (BCP), one of America's longest-running little theater companies, is proud to open its 86th season with the Tony Award-winning musical, The Mystery of Edwin Drood.   With Book, Music and Lyrics written by Rupert Holmes, The Mystery of Edwin Drood is based on an unfinished novel by Charles Dickens. Under the direction of Steve Bell, The Mystery of Edwin Droodwill be performed at the Little Firehouse Theatre in Oradell from September 8th through October 6th, 2018.  Shows will be on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm.  Tickets can be purchased online at www.bcplayers.org, by calling 201-261-4200 or by visiting the box office at 298 Kinderkamack Road in Oradell during regular box office hours.  (more...)

Charles Shaughnessy Returns To SMTC In A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

TV, film and Broadway star Charles Shaughnessy returns to Scottsdale Musical Theater Company this December as Ebenezer Scrooge in the musical A Christmas Carol (December 3 - 23, 2018) at Tempe Center for the Arts. (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 Review: GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER Salutes A Different Breed of Jersey Boys
by Michael Dale - Aug 16, 2018

The past several Broadway seasons have seen extraordinary developments in musical theatre, with a steady stream of new shows, usually transferring from non-profit Off-Broadway, offering smart writing, inventive storytelling and expanded notions of the subject matter and musical styles that can be welcomed into the art form. (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...)

Theatre At The Center Announces Cast For GHOST THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Theatre at the Center (TATC) and Director and Choreographer Linda Fortunato have cast Garrett Lutz in the role of ghostly hero Sam, Donica Lynn as psychic Oda Mae and Courtney Mack in the role of Molly Jensen for Chicagoland's first regional production of the newly imagined Ghost The Musical.  Previews begin September 13 with an Opening Night on September 16 and performances continuing through October 14. (more...)

Celebration Extends CABARET for Third and Final Time
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Celebration Theatre announces that the third and final show in its 2017-2018 season, the smash-hit, critically acclaimed production of CABARET (more...)

Premiere of Disney Channel's Original Movie FREAKY FRIDAY is the #1 TV Telecast of the Summer in Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

The world premiere of the Disney Channel Original Movie “Freaky Friday” on Friday, August 10 (8:00-9:45 p.m. EDT/PDT) reached 7.2 million Total Viewers – including 3.1 million Kids 6-14 – across seven telecasts in its first three days. The Friday (8:00 p.m.) telecast alone ranks as the summer's #1 TV telecast among both Kids 6-11 (999,000/4.2 rating) and Tweens 9-14 (782,000/3.2 rating) and is the top cable telecast in six months among both Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14 – since 2/16/18 and 2/19/18, respectively.  Disney Channel's “Freaky Friday” is available now on DisneyNOW and VOD.  (more...)

Skylight Music Theatre Announces Cast & Creative Team For PIPPIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

Skylight Music Theatre Artistic Director Ray Jivoff announced the cast and creative team for Pippin, running September 21 through October 7 in Skylight's beautiful Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. (more...)

New Musical DUMPSTER DIVER Is Coming to NYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2018

A musical about dumpster diving is coming to New York City. Yes, really. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Broadway's Backbone with Broadway Veteran Charlotte d'Amboise
by Broadway's Backbone - Aug 10, 2018

In this episode: Chicago's Charlotte d'Amboise started dancing with Balanchine at 8 years old and hasn't stayed still since. It was a moment in a character class where she felt in her soul 'there I am' that began her path to Broadway. An admitted workhorse, Charlotte most enjoys working with people whose passion is as great as hers and more. She has always had a sense of self and aware the she is her instrument, her instrument is art, and art must change. Along with this self awareness, she is facing the heartbreak that her body can't do what it used to, but this is inspiring her new focus: re-invention. (more...)

Extra Performances Added For The Run Of Jordan Seavey's HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA At The Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Following critical acclaim and with the current run almost sold out, the European premiere of Jordan Seavey's Homos, or Everyone in America at the Finborough Theatre adds 3 extra Wednesday matinees due to public demand - 15, 22 and 29 August at 3pm. Josh Seymour directs Tyrone Huntley (The Academic), Harry McEntire (The Writer), Dan Krikler (Dan) and Cash Holland (Laila). The production completes its run on 1 September. (more...)

The Micro-Musical Theatre Show Hosts 2018 Launch Party For THE NEW PEGGY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018

The Micro-Musical Theatre Show is pleased and proud to present its inaugural season of mico-musicals, featuring Drew Larimore & J. Oconer Navarro's dark musical comedy, THE NEW PEGGY set to premiere August 1st. (more...)

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