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More than fifty years ago one musical changed theater forever. Now it's back, and mesmerizing audiences once again. From the first note to the final breath, WEST SIDE STORY soars as the greatest love story of all time. Tonyģ Award-winning librettist Arthur Laurentsís Broadway direction is recreated for the tour by David Saint, the Associate Director on Broadway. WEST SIDE STORY remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever. The new Broadway cast album of WEST SIDE STORY recently won the 2010 Grammyģ Award for Best Musical Show Album. The Bernstein and Sondheim score is considered to be one of Broadway's finest and features such classics of the American musical theatre as "Something's Coming," "Tonight," "America," "I Feel Pretty" and "Somewhere."


DAMN YANKEES Star Tab Hunter Dies at 86
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Tab Hunter, star of the film Damn Yankees and Hollywood gay icon of the 1960s and 70s, has died. The news was announced on Facebook. The actor was 86 years old. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center Host SOME ENCHANTED EVENING Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts held Some Enchanted Evening, the 27th Annual Summer Gala in Sag Harbor on the Long Wharf on July 7, 2018, with Jane Lynch as emcee.  The event benefits Bay Street's educational and theatrical programs. The evening included special performances as well as a silent auction, cocktail party, live auction with celebrity auctioneer Richard Kind, dinner and dancing. And due to future restoration of the Long Wharf, this was the final gala to be held there. (more...)

SummerStage at Leonia Presents WEST SIDE STORY, 7/18-8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

This July and August, Bergen County audiences will be transported back 60 years to the graffiti-filled streets of NYC's Upper West Side, as SummerStage at Leonia presents one of the greatest musicals ever produced, West Side Story, at the Civil War Drill Hall Theater in Leonia. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get a First Look At Karen Olivo In MOULIN ROUGE!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Satine has arrived in Boston!  MOULIN ROUGE! The Musical begins performances tomorrow, July 9, at Boston's Colonia Theatre following construction-related delays, and we've got your first look at the show's leading lady in costume. Check out the first image of Karen Olivo as 'Satine' below! (more...)

VIDEO: Stage and Screen Legend Rita Moreno Discusses Her Legacy on TODAY
by TV News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

TODAY's Al Roker sat down with award-winning actress Rita Moreno to talk about her iconic roles, including her breakout in "West Side Story." Moreno opened up about the good times she's had in Hollywood over the years as well as the rough times she's faced, including harassment because of her ethnicity and some difficult personal relationships. (more...)

Brief 7/9: The New York Musical Festival Kicks Off Today, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 9, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: The New York Musical Festival kicks off today, and more! (more...)

Dancers From Broadway, National Tours, And TV Sing In Debut Of #DancerFirst This Tuesday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2018

A new series for the #dancerfirst premiers at The West End on Tuesday July 10th at 9:30pm! Directed by Ian Connor, Hosted by Jake McKenna (WICKED FROZEN Off-Broadway). Dancers from the National Touring Companies of A CHORUS LINE, NEWSIES, CATS, WICKED, THE WIZARD OF OZ, PIPPIN, THE GRINCH WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, FLASH DANCE, FINDING NEVERLAND, 42ND STREET, Broadway's CATS, TV's SMASH, GOOD MORNING AMERICA, and Rocketts from THE RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR leave their dance shoes at home and sing songs of their choice in #DANCERFIRST - A Cabaret. (more...)

Choreographer Alan Johnson Passes Away
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 8, 2018

BroadwayWorld has learned Alan Johnson, the choreographer best known for his work on West Side Story, as well as The Producers and other Mel Brooks films, has passed away in his sleep this morning. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Flat Rock Playhouse's BROADWAY ON THE ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2018

The Flat Rock Playhouse 2018 season continues by bringing audiences another hit musical theater experience, Broadway on the Rock, running July 6th - July 21st on the Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. In response to the 2017 hit production of Music of the Night: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Flat Rock Playhouse's brand new production of Broadway on the Rock, will feature music from Oklahoma, The Sound of Music, West Side Story, Hair, Oliver, Brigadoon, Cats, Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, The Lion King, Wicked and more! (more...)

Lyric Opera Of KC Partners With Teens In Transition For WEST SIDE STORY Mural
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018

???????Lyric Opera of Kansas City today announced a partnership with Teens in Transition to create a new community project culminating in the creation of a street mural reflecting the themes of the 61st season-opening production of West Side Story. The artwork created here will be included in a growing, "in-progress" traveling exhibition of West Side Story-themed murals from Houston Grand Opera and The Glimmerglass Festival; the exhibition will continue to grow as it travels with this production of West Side Story to future engagements at Atlanta Opera and Lyric Opera of Chicago. (more...)

Jessica Vosk Makes Her Broadway Elphaba Debut in WICKED Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

There's a new witch in town! Jessica Vosk makes her Broadway Elphaba debut in Wicked, beginning performances tonight, July 16, at the Gershwin Theatre. (more...)

Karen Luschar Brings CHASING RAINBOWS, SONGS OF JUDY GARLAND To Rosen PAC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

Karen Luschar brings her acclaimed show, Chasing Rainbows--Songs of Judy Garland to the Rosen Performing Arts Center in Wayne, NJ on Thursday July 19th at 7pm. (more...)

Tax Incentives Proposed For Broadway-Bound Shows Debuting in Massachusetts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

Could Massachusetts be getting an upper hand when producers are choosing where to debut Broadway-bound shows? The Boston Globe has reported that state lawmakers are proposing tax incentives that encourage producers to bring their productions to Massachusetts before they make the transfer to the Great White Way. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 15
by Audition Roundup - Jul 15, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 15, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

THE CHER SHOW Cancels Final Performance in Chicago Due to Technical Error
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 15, 2018

The Cher Show cancelled its final performance in Chicago, which was set for today, July 15, due to a technical issue. The issue was announced to the audience shortly after the show was set to begin. A mini concert was performed in lieu of the full production, including 4 songs. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, July 14- Remembering Arthur Laurents
by Stage Tube - Jul 14, 2018

Arthur Laurents¬†was best known for his work as librettist on Gypsy and West Side Story, but was also well known as a playwright, having won a Tony Award¬ģ for Hallelujah, Baby! in 1968. Later as a director, he was Tony-nominated for Gypsy in 1975 (and the 2008 revival) as well as the original 1984 La Cage Aux Folles. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 14, 2018
by - Jul 14, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Brief 7/13: WEST SIDE STORY Revival, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 13, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Ivo van Hove will direct a new staging of West Side Story, and more! (more...)

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Sings Ahrens & Flaherty, Vonda Shepard & More Next Week at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

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

Full Cast Announced For Sheffield Theatres' Christmas Musical KISS ME, KATE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, today announces the full cast for Paul Foster's major revival of Kiss Me, Kate. Foster directs Delroy Atkinson (Gangster 1), Edward Baker-Duly (Fred), Cindy Belliot (Hattie), John Conroy (Baptista), Dafydd Emyr (Harrison Howell), Dex Lee (Bill), Rebecca Lock (Lilli), Ross McLaren (Gremio), Joel Montague (Gangster 2), Adam Rhys-Charles (Hortensio), Amy Ellen Richardson (Lois), Matthew Whennell-Clark (Ralph) and Layton Williams (Paul), with Jessica Buckby, Ronan Burns, Louis Gaunt, Ruby Greenwood, Tash Holway (also Assistant Choreographer and Dance Captain), Jennifer Louise Jones, Bobbie Little, Emmanuele N'Zuzi, Simon Oskarsson and Clancy Ryan. The production opens on 12 December, with previews from 7 December, and runs until 12 January 2019. (more...)

The Search Is On For Sharks And Jets In West Bromwich Operatic Society's WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Following their production of Priscilla Queen Of The Desert in April, West Bromwich Operatic Society return to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from 27 November - 1 December 2018 to celebrate their 80th Anniversary and Leonard Bernstein's Centenary with an electrifying new production of West Side Story. (more...)

Theatre By The Sea Continues 85th Season With JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

In celebration of 85 Years of Theatre By The Sea (TBTS), owner and producer Bill Hanney is proud to announce the opening of the rousing, rollicking rock opera Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, which will be presented from July 25 - August 12, 2018. (more...)

Cine, M√ļsica Y Fotograf√≠a, Parte Del Programa Que El INBA Llevar√° Al Festival Internacional Cervantino
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

???????Por medio de sus grupos artísticos y acervos, el Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes (INBA) estará presente en el XLVI Festival Internacional Cervantino (FIC), el cual se llevará a cabo del 10 al 28 de octubre en la ciudad de Guanajuato. (more...)

Conejo Players Presents WEST SIDE STORY The Classic American Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Continuing their historic 60th Anniversary Season, Conejo Players Theatre proudly presents West Side Story, opening July 20. (more...)

SYMPHONY IN THE CITIES An Orange County Summertime Tradition Continues This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Each summer, the Symphony, led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, takes the opportunity to express its gratitude to all of its neighbors by travelling throughout Orange County to deliver a little fun and inspirational music to friends old and new on its "Symphony in the Cities" series. This summer, the orchestra makes appearances in the cities of Mission Viejo and Irvine, where the Symphony, along with talented guest vocalists, Chelsea Chaves and Nick Preston, deliver an evening chock full of light classical, pops and patriotic music for an eclectic, energy-infused evening of everyone's favorite tunes!  (more...)

Steven Spielberg Moves Forward with WEST SIDE STORY Remake After Pushing Back INDIANA JONES 5 Release Date
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Disney has pushed the Steven Spielberg-directed Indiana Jones 5 to July 9, 2021 now that Spielberg's other project, a West Side Story reboot, is in pre-production, Deadline has reported. (more...)

Anthony Scundi Stars As Guido In StageArt's NINE The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

StageArt has announced that Melbourne actor Anthony Scundi will be playing the lead role of Guido Contini in their upcoming production of the Broadway smash hit NINE The Musical. . (more...)

Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Extends Run
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) today announced that the highly anticipated American premiere of the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof, which began preview PERFORMANCES Off Broadway at the Museum of Jewish Heritage last week, will extend its run for an additional week through September 2 due to demand for tickets. The Press Opening takes place Sunday, July 15 and a VIP gala performance on Monday, July 16. Helmed by Academy Award and Tony Award winner Joel Grey, the acclaimed musical is being presented now for an 9-week limited engagement through September 2. (more...)

Sandi Toksvig Adapts Treasure Island For Haymarket Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

The first production from Leicester's newly re-opened Haymarket Theatre will be the world premiere of Treasure Island, penned by national treasure and established author Sandi Toksvig (The Great British Bake Off, QI). (more...)

BROADWAY CELEBRATES NEW MUSICAL THEATRE at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 'Broadway Celebrates New Musical Theatre' on Friday, July 20, 2018, at 11:30 pm. The show features Aaron Alcaraz, Nicholas Barasch, Alana Cauthen, Grace Choi, Karl Josef Co, CJ Eldred, MaryJoanna Grisso, Cory Jeacoma, Noah Plomgren, and Brynn Williams. 'Broadway Celebrates New Musical Theatre' will bring to light the importance of new musical theatre writing and provide a platform for hopeful writers to work with a group of professionals to showcase their work in front of a larger audience. (more...)

Cool Jazz and a Tailgate Picnic Featured At Bickford Summer JazzFest, Plus Antoinette Montague Experience
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

The Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum presents The Antoinette Montague Experience in concert on Thursday, July 26, as part of the popular Summer JazzFest, which combines food trucks and music for a fun summer evening. Antoinette Montague is an award-winning jazz and blues singer who performs all over the world, but has never forgotten her New Jersey roots. Joining Ms. Montague will be Ken Peplowski on sax and clarinet, ¬ďKing¬Ē Solomon Hicks on guitar, Brandon McCune on piano, Melissa Slocum on bass, Bobby Sanabria on drums, and tap dancer AC Lincoln. The food truck picnic begins at 5:30 p.m. and the concert at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Breaking: Ivo van Hove Will Direct A New Staging of WEST SIDE STORY on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

While the buzz recently has been about a screen adaptation of the classic musical West Side Story, The Hollywood Reporter has just revealed that award-winning director Ivo van Hove will be bringing West Side Story to the Broadway stage next season.  (more...)

The Southgate Community Players Announces SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

The Southgate Community Players are opening their 2018-2019 season with Jason Robert Brown's song cycle style show, Songs for a New World. Performed by two men and two women, the characters and their stories are tied together by the idea that one moment can change anyone's life. This small but talented ensemble combined with the touching repertoire and intimate venue promise for an evening that will take you to a "new world' of emotions you won't want to miss! (more...)

Chita Rivera Brings Solo Show to Feinsteins at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Come celebrate the one-and-only Broadway legend CHITA RIVERA in a unique solo concert event coming to San Francisco'sFeinstein's at the Nikko (222 Mason St.) for four performances only - Friday, November 9 at 8 p.m., Saturday, November 10 at 5 p.m. & 8 p.m., and Sunday, November 11 at 5 p.m. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Bay Street Theatre's 27th Annual Gala
by Melissa Giordano - Jul 12, 2018

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts held Some Enchanted Evening, the 27th Annual Summer Gala in Sag Harbor on the Long Wharf on July 7, 2018, with Jane Lynch as emcee. The event benefits Bay Street's educational and theatrical programs. The evening included special performances as well as a silent auction, cocktail party, live auction with celebrity auctioneer Richard Kind, dinner and dancing. And due to future restoration of the Long Wharf, this was the final gala to be held there. The theme this year was a Celebration of the Golden Age of Broadway. A star-filled concert kicked off the evening, with songs from the most beloved musicals including South Pacific, West Side Story, On The Town, Carousel, and more, written by the hilarious, award-winning playwright Jonathan Tolins (playwright of Buyer and Cellar and Bay Street's hit comedy The Forgotten Woman). Entertainment included Broadway star and East Hampton resident Howard McGillin (Mystery of Edwin Drood, Gigi, Bay Street's My Fair Lady and Grey Gardens) performing 'Some Enchanted Evening' and 'Something's Coming'; German and Australian star Sarah Bowden (Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame, A Chorus Line at the Hollywood Bowl) and Cory Lingner performed 'Whatever Lolo Wants' with special thanks from Mary Callahan and Nicole Fosse from The Verdon Fosse Legacy; choreographer Joshua Bergasse who recreated his Tony nominated staging of 'New York, New York' from On the Town; and Robert Fairchild, former Principal Dancer New York City Ballet and starred in An American in Paris on Broadway performed 'Kansas City'; Phyre Hawkins performed 'Come Rain or Come Shine'; Nick Cearley and Wayne Alan Wilcox performed a medley from Guy and Dolls; Other performers include Bay Street Acting Apprentices Kara Arena, Lewis Elliott, Allison Gray, Meghan LeFlam, Anthony Sims and Phillip Young. The full company sang 'Climb Ev'ry Mountain.' Jane Lynch (two-time Emmy winning host of Hollywood Game Night and an Emmy and Golden Globe winner for her portrayal of Sue Sylvester on Glee) sang 'You'll Never Get Away From Me' with Richard Kind (Amazon's Red Oaks, The Producers, The Big Knife, Mad About You, Spin City, A Bug's Life, Cars, Inside Out, and Bay Street's productions including Enter Laughing, Romance, Travesties, and The Lady in Question). 'It was a wonderful evening and a great way to celebrate our last summer gala on the Long Wharf,' says Scott Schwartz, Bay Street Theater's Artistic Director. 'We will have a new location next year, but we had an amazing music-filled sunset party that supports Bay Street Theater.' 'The annual gala was a wonderful event and Bay Street's only fundraiser of the year,' says Executive Director Tracy Mitchell. 'Besides being a fun night in the theater and on the Wharf, the gala is the cornerstone of our fundraising efforts allowing us to support more than thirty other community organizations on the East End.' The evening's auction items included a week-long stay in St. Barth's for 4 at a luxury 2- bedroom WIMCO villa, complete with unparalleled concierge service, and roundtrip flights to the island from San Juan via private carrier Tradewind Aviation. Other items included an 8-day cruise on Viking Cruises for 2, a walk on role in EVITA with dinner for 8 guests at The American Hotel, and many, many more. This year, the Bay Street Theater honored Sag Harbor businesses as a thank you for supporting the Gala for the past 27 years, Bay Street Theater honored Bay Street Board Members Luigi Caiola and Erik Batt, who along with their spouses and families have been devoted supporters. Also attending the Gala among Broadway stars and performers were actor Steven Fales from the upcoming production of Confessions of a Mormon Boy(July 17-22), Lorna Luft,The cast of Frost/Nixon (running now through July 22) including Harris Yulin and Daniel Gerroll. This year's sponsors (list in progress) include: Peeko Oysters, Greenport Harbor Brewing Company, Bedell Wine, Clovis Point Winery, Tradewind Aviation, Channing Daughters Winery, Hamptons H2O Water, Simple Vodka, Sag Harbor Rum, Sag Harbor Florist, Land's End, Oban, Peconic Landing, Viking River Cruises, Searles Graphics, Sterling Affair, Bridgehampton National Bank, Corcoran Group, Hamptons Magazine, Dan's Papers, Purist, Beach Magazine, and WIMCO Villas. For more information about Bay Street Theater log on to baystreet.org or call the Box Office at 631-725-9500. Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is a year-round, not-for-profit professional theater and community cultural center which endeavors to innovate, educate, and entertain a diverse community through the practice of the performing arts. We serve as a social and cultural gathering place, an educational resource, and a home for a community of artists. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night Of ON YOUR FEET in Los Angeles With Gloria And Emilio Estefan and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 12, 2018

BroadwayWorld has an inside look at the opening night celebrations of ON YOUR FEET at the Hollywood Pantages featuring Gloria And Emilio Estefan, and more!  (more...)

CHICAGO The Musical Returns To South Africa
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

A nightclub singer, a double-murderess, a smooth-talking lawyer and a cell block of sin surrounded by the razzle dazzle of the world's sexiest musical returns in 2019! YOU'VE GOT IT COMIN' as the story of the award-winning Broadway and West End musical CHICAGO unfolds to show-stopping songs including 'All that Jazz', 'Cell Block Tango' and 'Mister Cellophane'. (more...)

Jeremy Jordan Reschedules London Concerts and Adds Extra Date
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Jeremy Jordan has begun to move his schedule to make way for his upcoming return to Broadway! As previously announced, Jordan will join previously announced stars Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale and Eugene Lee in the Broadway premiere of American Son. (more...)

A Book Event on 'The School Of Doing' Comes to Town Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

A Book Event on The School of Doing, featuring author Isaac Klein and moderated by Ashley Gates Jansen, will take place on today, July 12, 2018 at 1pm at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, NYC. The event is free, and copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. Wonderfully informative and beautifully written. All lovers of theatre will love this book. -Stacy Keach Kevin Kline, Patti LuPone, Chita Rivera, Olympia Dukakis, Sam Waterston, and many more lend their voices to The School of Doing, a comprehensive guide to the craft and teachings of internationally renowned stage director and educator Gerald Freedman, including lessons on acting, directing, text analysis, comedy technique, camera technique, Shakespeare, musical theater, design, pedagogy, and the business itself. Foreword by Mandy Patinkin. (more...)

New London Barn Playhouse Announces 42ND STREET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

After barking with laughter at Sylvia, the New London Barn Playhouse invites you to the Great White Way in its heyday with the timeless classic 42nd Street, running July 18 - August 5, 7:30PM with Wednesday matinee performances at 2:00PM and Sunday matinee performances at 5:00PM. (more...)

Bay Street Theater's EVITA Now In Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

???????Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce that rehearsals have begun for EVITA, a revival of the revolutionary musical with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; directed by Will Pomerantz; and choreographed by Marcos Santana. The production will run from July 31 - August 26, 2018. Single tickets are on sale now. To purchase, call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or purchase online at www.baystreet.org. (more...)

THE SCHOOL OF DOING: A Book Event, Moderated By Ashley Gates Jansen Comes to Town Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

A Book Event on The School of Doing, featuring author Isaac Klein and moderated by Ashley Gates Jansen, will take place on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 1pm at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, NYC. The event is free, and copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. (more...)

VIDEO: Chita Rivera, Joel Grey, Harvey Fierstein & More Reflect on Memories of Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2018

To commemorate the reopening of one of the most storied venues in theatrical history, Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) just shared a collection of reflections and anecdotes from Broadway and Hollywood personalities that celebrate the history of Boston's historic Emerson Colonial Theatre. Following a refurbishment by ATG over the past two years, the theatre reopened last night with the first preview performance of the pre-Broadway world premiere engagement of Moulin Rouge! The Musical. (more...)

Hillbarn Theatre Opens Its 18/19 Season With WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Hillbarn Theatre, the Peninsula's premier theatre company, opens its 2018-19 season with the Tony Award-winning musical West Side Story. Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is transported to New York City as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the Jets and the Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of our time. (more...)

Cabaret at Everyman Theatre Stars Broadway Actors Judy McLane and Philip Hernandez in a program called 'Broadway Favorites: A Summer Cabaret
by Charles Shubow - Jul 10, 2018

I congratulate Everyman Theatre for presenting their initial Summer Cabaret which includes the stars from their wonderful production of LOS OTROS, Judy McLane and Philip Hernandez. The event will be at Everyman's intimate rehearsal hall Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. (more...)

Head Back To School With Fall Classes At The Maltz Jupiter Theatre's Conservatory
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Local students are headed back to school this August to their favorite classes of all: dance, singing, acting and more in thrilling fall classes at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre Goldner Conservatory of Performing Arts! (more...)

Peak Performances Kicks Off Season with Afro-Cuban-Yiddish Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Peak Performances kicks off its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of Hatuey: Memory of Fire, a rousing Afro-Cuban-Yiddish opera performed in English, Yiddish and Spanish, with music by Frank London, libretto by Elise Thoron, direction by Mary Birnbaum, and choreography by Maija Garcia. (more...)

Breaking: Broadway, Here He Comes! Jeremy Jordan Joins Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale & More in AMERICAN SON
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Broadway, here he comes! Tony and Grammy Award nominee Jeremy Jordan ("Supergirl," Newsies) joins previously announced stars Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale and Eugene Lee in the Broadway premiere of AMERICAN SON. (more...)

MOULIN ROUGE! Begins Performances in Boston Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

The pre-Broadway engagement of Moulin Rouge! The Musical begins performances tonight, Tuesday July 10, at the Emerson Colonial Theatre. The production runs through August 19. (more...)

Photo: A Many Splendored Thing! First Look at the Set of MOULIN ROUGE!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

The show must go on! The pre-Broadway engagement of Moulin Rouge! The Musical begins performances tonight, Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at the Emerson Colonial Theatre. Get a sneak peek at the spectacular, spectacular set below! (more...)

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