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Tickets on Sale NOW for Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY!, CAROUSEL, THE ICEMAN COMETH and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for four of the most anticipated shows on Broadway this season: Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY!; Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf, and Alison Pill in Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN; Joshua Henry, Jessie Mueller, and Renee Fleming in Rogers & Hammerstein's CAROUSEL; and Denzel Washington in Eugene O'Neill's THE ICEMAN COMETH. Plus, group sales start up for Aaron Sorkin's new adaptation of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY! and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Tickets go in sale tomorrow, September 9, at 10 a.m. for four of the most anticipated shows on Broadway this season: Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY!; Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf, and Alison Pill in Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN; Joshua Henry, Jessie Mueller, and Renee Fleming in Rogers & Hammerstein's CAROUSEL; and Denzel Washington in Eugene O'Neill's THE ICEMAN COMETH. (more...)

Gavin Creel and Kate Baldwin to Extend Runs in HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that Tony Award® winner Gavin Creel and Tony Award nominee Kate Baldwin have extended their runs in the most successful and beloved Broadway production of the year: Hello, Dolly! (more...)

MTG Goes to the Movies with Season Opener SUGAR!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critic's Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, will open their 22nd Anniversary season with SUGAR, the stage musical version of the classic Hollywood film "Some Like It Hot."  This is the first of four musicals chosen in a season celebrating musical stage adaptions of films.  The one-night-only concert will take place at Glendale's historic Alex Theatre on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

Selladoor Worldwide Announce 10-Week International Tour of THE PRODUCERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Selladoor Worldwide is delighted to announce that they will tour a brand-new production of The Producers this Autumn. The laugh-out-loud musical spectacle opens at Shanghai Culture Square, prior to a 14 week tour of China. This tour marks Selladoor Worldwide's 8th International tour since 2014 as part of an ongoing international strategy. (more...)

West End Star Charlie Stemp to Make his Broadway Debut in HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that Charlie Stemp will make his Broadway debut as Barnaby Tucker in the most successful and beloved Broadway production of the year: Hello, Dolly!. (more...)

PrecisionHawk Brings Leading Drone LiDAR Solution to Market
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017


Confirmed! Victor Garber Will Star with Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that four-time Tony Award® nominee and six-time Emmy Award® nominee Victor Garber will return to Broadway in the role of Horace Vandergelder, opposite Bernadette Peters, in the hottest production of the year: Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman's beloved musical Hello, Dolly!.  (more...)

FIRST LISTEN: Lin-Manuel Miranda Sings Classic Theme Song for MAGIC SCHOOL BUS Reboot on Netflix
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Bus, do your stuff! It's time to get back on board as THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS RIDES AGAIN premieres exclusively on Netflix on September 29, 2017. (more...)

Confirmed: Bernadette Peters Will Be Broadway's Next 'Dolly'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that the legendary two-time Tony Award-winning Bernadette Peters, capping a 60-years-long career of triumph after triumph as 'the most accomplished musical comedy star of her generation' (The Washington Post), will take on the title role in the most successful and beloved Broadway production of the year: Hello, Dolly! (more...)

Conversation-Starting Play BOY Set for Theatrical Outfit This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

This fall, Theatrical Outfit stages the Southeast premiere of Boy, a recent Off-Broadway hit play by Anna Ziegler inspired by a true story of gender reassignment, featuring Tom Key, Theatrical Outfit's Artistic Director, and Clifton Guterman, Theatrical Outfit's Associate Artistic Director, with direction by Melissa Foulger. (more...)

Henry Christensen III Retires as Chairman of TFANA's Board
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience has announced the retirement of Henry Christensen III as Chairman of the Theatre's Board, a position he has held since 2012, due to health reasons. Theodore C. Rogers and Robert Buckholz will succeed Mr. Christensen as TFANA's Chairman and Vice Chairman, respectively. Mr. Christensen will continue as a member of the Board of Directors. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cape Rep Theatre's A NEW BRAIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Cape Rep Theatre's 32nd season continues with the Cape Cod premiere of A New Brain, music and lyrics by William Finn, book by William Finn and James Lapine, now through October 15th at the Cape Rep Indoor Theater, North Side Route 6A E. Brewster. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

OUR TOWN, Classic Drama is Reimagined to Reflect Miami's Diverse Culture
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Miami New Drama (MiND) at Colony Theatre opens the season with a ground-breaking production of the classic drama, Our Town. MiND's Artistic Director, Michel Hausmann, has re-envisioned Thornton Wilder's iconic tale of life, love and death in small town America for 21st century Miami, incorporating translations in Spanish by Pulitzer Prize-winner, Nilo Cruz, and in Creole by renowned playwright, Jeff Augustin. This production marks the first time that the Thornton Wilder Estate has allowed the text of this Pulitzer Prize winning drama to be altered. Our Town premieres Thursday, October 26, and runs through Sunday, November 19, at the Colony Theatre (1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach). (more...)

BWW Review: SUGAR at Alex Theatre
by Cary Ginell - Sep 25, 2017

The temptation to take a film classic and turn it into a Broadway musical is a road fraught with peril. How do you take something perfect and make it better? This was the question posed in 1972 when producer David Merrick decided to musicalize the uproarious 1959 farce Some Like It Hot. The result was Sugar, which enjoyed a respectable 14-month run on Broadway (505 performances) and received four Tony nominations, including one for lead actor Robert Morse, who played Jerry/Daphne. The 86-year-old Morse was on hand at the Alex Theatre in Glendale Sunday night as Musical Theatre Guild presented a rousing staged reading of the musical. Morse and the audience clearly enjoyed the show (he could be seen doing a virtual karaoke act of the score from his seat), but most of what works for the show is what worked for the film, with little new of substance added to the musical. (more...)

TADA! Youth Theater to Welcome Back Original Show THE HISTORY MYSTERY
by BroadwayWorld JR - Sep 25, 2017

TADA! Youth Theater will present The History Mystery, an original musical back by popular demand. (more...)

BWW Review: SUNSET BOULEVARD at Playhouse Theatre Auckland
by Monica Moore - Sep 25, 2017

The New Zealand premier of Sunset Boulevard opened at the Playhouse Theatre in Glen Eden on Saturday night. (more...)

BWW Flashback: Look Back at Ten of our Favorite Screen-to-Stage Adaptations
by Rachel Crawford - Sep 24, 2017

Over the years, Hollywood has rolled out many amazing movies, some of the best ideas coming from the Broadway stage. Sometimes though, Broadway gets inspiration from the big screen. Some adaptations are well known, like SCHOOL OF ROCK, GHOST, BRING IT ON and WAITRESS, and some might be as widely familiar, like AMELIE, THOROGHLY MODERN MILLIE and KINKY BOOTS. (more...)

Redtwist Theatre Announces OUR TOWN Extension to 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Due to numerous SOLD OUT performances, Redtwist Theatre announces the extension of the Jeff Recommended play OUR TOWN by Thornton Wilder, directed by Redtwist's Associate Artistic Director, James Fleming. (more...)

BWW Review: MEN ON BOATS at Unicorn Theatre
by Alan Portner - Sep 22, 2017

Kicking off the Unicorn Theatre's 44th season is 'Men on Boats' by Jaclyn Bauhaus (in cooperation with the UMKC advanced MFA program). 'Men on Boats' is an interesting and mostly accurate exploration of John Wesley Powell's 1869 exploration of the Colorado River north of and into the Grand Canyon. (more...)

Hale Center Theater Orem to Produce HELLO DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

When matchmaker Dolly Levi is hired to find a bride for cantankerous businessman and widower Horace Vandergelder, she sets her sights on the perfect woman, but she may give Horace more than he bargained for. As American as apple pie on the 4th of July, this show boasts one of the sunniest and most memorable scores ever written for the stage. (more...)

SUNSET BOULEVARD Opens In Manchester Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

In four weeks, Andrew Lloyd Webber's award-winning musical Sunset Boulevard arrives in Manchester for a two-week run. (more...)

Boxing's Heavyweight Resurgence Continues On SHOWTIME
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

SHOWTIME Sports will close out a banner year of world-class boxing with back-to-back Saturdays featuring heavyweight world championship fights live on SHOWTIME. (more...)

OUR TOWN, THE ALBUM and More Set for Miami New Drama at Colony Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Following its recent success, Miami New Drama (MiND) at Colony Theatre announces the upcoming 2017 2018 Season. Committed to creating world class theater, Artistic Director Michel Hausmann presents the company's first full season with four thought-provoking productions from October 2017 through May 2018. This season will also offer the company's first ever subscription series. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017


The Broads Are Back with an All-New Show at Emerson Cultural Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

THE BROADS ARE BACK with an ALL-NEW SHOW! Currently running Off-Broadway in New York City and voted as Bozeman Magazine's 'Bozeman Choice' Best Comedy Group, Broad Comedy is a nationally-known and internationally-touring comedy show that presents their all-new show with a first-look sneak peek at the new material in Bozeman every November, and has done so for the last 19 years! (more...)

Radio Program 'In Your Right Mind' Explores How to Choose the Right Treatment Facility in a New Broadcast on 790 AM KABC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017


Photo Flash: First Look at Ria Jones, Danny Mac, and More in SUNSET BOULEVARD UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber's award-winning musical SUNSET BOULEVARD starring Ria Jones as 'Norma Desmond' and Danny Mac as 'Joe Gillis'. Directed by Nikolai Foster, the tour opened at Curve on Saturday 16 September 2017. Check out a first look at the show below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At Tom Hiddleston In Kenneth Branagh's HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2017

Kenneth Branagh's theatre company has joined forces with RADA for a co-production of HAMLET, to support the transformation of RADA's Chenies Street site in London, further developing the Academy as a world leader in dramatic arts training. Tom Hiddleston stars. (more...)

Craig McLachlan Returns to the Stage in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Producers Howard Panter, John Frost and Torben Brookman today announced that the world's favourite rock and roll musical would return to Australia in a fresh new production next year, with Craig McLachlan again donning Frank N Furter's legendary fishnet stockings in his Helpmann Award-winning role. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

John Stamos will join forces with Weird Al Yankovic in a live-in-concert production of the Warner Bros' film, Broadway adaptation, and Roald Dahl classic novel CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY. T (more...)

Broadway's HELLO, DOLLY! Shatters Its Own House Record at the Shubert Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The new Broadway production of Hello, Dolly! starring Bette Midler is making headlines yet again as it breaks its own box office records with the highest weekly gross in the history of both the Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street) and The Shubert Organization. (more...)

3-D Theatricals of Los Angeles Opens 9th Southern California Season with YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

3-D Theatricals (3DT) rings in its 2017-1018 season at both the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center (RBPAC) and the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA) with Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein, a musical comedy from the Broadway creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash hit The Producers. The production, with music and lyrics by Brooks and a book by Thomas Meehan, is a hilariously tuneful show based on the 1974 smash hit film Young Frankenstein which was a wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Mary Shelley classic from the comic genius of Mel Brooks. David Lamoureux directs with Corey Hirsch serving as Musical Director and Daniel Smith as Choreographer. Dino Nicandros* stars as Frederick Frankenstein with Danny Blaylock as The Monster , Julia Aks as Inga , Erik Scott Romney as Igor/Victor Frankenstein , Tracy Rowe Mutz* as Frau Blucher , Ashley Fox Linton* as Elizabeth , and Richard Gould* as Inspector Kemp/Hermit . *Denotes members of Actors Equity Association. (more...)

Works by Caridad Svich, David Jacobi, Winter Miller and More Set for NNPN's 2017 Showcase of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, is pleased to announce the 16th annual National Showcase of New Plays (NSNP). (more...)

THE ADDAMS FAMILY, ALMOST, MAINE Are Most-Produced High School Shows for 2016-17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

From the 50-yard line to front-row center, high schools are a central aspect of community life. While the identity with sports may not be surprising, the realization about school theatre may be. (more...)

Orlando Fringe Reinvents Halloween with a Spin on a Cult Classic
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

The Orlando Fringe has been listening. Patrons say that they miss the Halloween Fringe event of years past. Orlando Fringe announces its return to the Halloween season with their spin on a cult classic with Young FRINGEnstein. (more...)

Sleepy Kitty Releases New EP 'Bastard Orphan' this November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

For Sleepy Kitty, doing someone else's song is always about transforming the content and context. The duo made The Beatles' peppy meet-cute I Saw Her Standing There much Wilder and weirder and darker on debut album Infinity City. (more...)

Conduct Announce Forthcoming Album 'Oma'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Following their critically acclaimed 2016 debut album, 'Borderlands', which was nominated for 'Best Album' in DJ Mag's annual awards, Conduct's highly-anticipated second major work is set to drop on 13th October via Blu Mar Ten Music. (more...)

Marsha Mason Directs Arizona Theatre Company's Season-Opening Performance CHAPTER TWO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Arizona Theatre Company (ATC; David Ivers, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) is pleased to welcome back four-time Academy Award-nominee Marsha Mason, who will direct Neil Simon's autobiographical romantic comedy Chapter Two to open ATC's 51st season, Oct. 5-22 at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe in Phoenix. (more...)

Ophelia Theatre Group to Present Array of New Plays 'With a Twist'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Ophelia Theatre Group presents a fantastic array of new plays based on classic tales, but 'with a twist'! These performances, divided over four weekends, will turn modern and classic myth on its ear. (more...)

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Announces Open Submissions for 2018 National Playwrights Conference
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announced today that is now accepting script submissions for the 2018 National Playwrights Conference. Writers may submit their new plays to the O'Neill's Open Submissions Process through Friday, October 13, 2017. (more...)

Audrey Hepburn SABRINA Gown Going Up For Auction
by Movies News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Profiles in History is proud to announce one of the most important dresses in film history is going up for auction during their three day Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Personal Property Auction on October 7th, 8th and 9th in Los Angeles. (more...)

AMAZING DAVE Launches Planet Ant Theatre's 2017-18 Season This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Planet Ant Theatre opens it 2017-18 season September 15 with Amazing Dave, an original one-act comedy directed by Shawn Handlon featuring several members from the new Improv Colony Farm Team. Amazing Dave will continue Friday and Saturday evenings through September 30. (more...)

Fortune's Fool To Produce THE LADY WITH A LAP DOG
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Fortune's Fool Theatre will produce the world premiere of a new musical, The Lady with a Lap Dog, book and lyrics by Daniel Pinkerton and music by Robert Elhai, adapted from the story by Anton Chekhov. It will be performed at the Open Eye Figure Theatre in Minneapolis for 8 performances only from September 15-24. The production will star the outstanding singing actors Andrea Leap as Anna, Joel Liestman as Dmitri, and Laurel Armstrong as the four other characters. It will be directed by Nicole Wilder and music directed by Jill Dawe.  (more...)

Lee Foster to Step Down as Managing Director at Theatrical Outfit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Following three successful years at Theatrical Outfit, Lee Foster will relinquish her duties as Managing Director, effective October 31, 2017. (more...)

Wilder, Orinda, Gets Creative With New Art + Garden Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017


Richard Nelson's ILLYRIA World Premiere Finds Full Cast at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for Illyria, written and directed by Richard Nelson, part of The Public's Astor Anniversary Season at their landmark downtown home on Lafayette Street, celebrating 50 years of new work at 425 Lafayette Street and the 50th Anniversary of HAIR. (more...)

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Presents LOTUS: Tap Stars Reunite to Celebrate the Art Form
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

For one night only, October 7, 2017, six award-winning tap artists, connected through their Broadway background in Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk, reunite to celebrate their art form in the newly renovated Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. Featuring D.C. natives Joseph Webb and Baakari Wilder along with Omar Edwards, Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, Derick K. Grant, and Jason Samuels Smith, this unique performance is choreographed to honor the roots of tap dance, their predecessors, and each other, all to live jazz music by the Lafayette Harris Jr. Quintet. (more...)

Line-Up Revealed For The 7th Edition Of The JUST FOR LAUGHS All-Star Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Some of the brightest names in comedy will come together for the first time on stage for the 7th annual Just For Laughs Sydney All Star Gala. (more...)

Fountain Theatre's FREDDY World Premiere to Tell Story of '60s Avant-Garde Hero
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

A naive young woman falls under the spell of Fred Herko, a brilliant ballet dancer of extraordinary charisma and talent and a fiery denizen of Andy Warhol's Factory. (more...)

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