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(Piccadilly Circus) Shaftesbury Avenue
London,

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Based upon the play My Sister Eileen by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov and the stories by Ruth McKenney

Connie Fisher, star of The Sound of Music and winner of the BBC's How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria, returns to Birmingham Hippodrome in the multi award-winning musical comedy, Wonderful Town.



Featuring a superb score by legendary American composer Leonard Bernstein (West Side Story), the show has received countless awards since its premiere in 1953 including the prestigious Tony Award for Best Musical.



SWINGIN' WITH THE MOUSE: VILLAINS to Bring Scary Disney Tunes to Feinstein's/54 Below for Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Join us for one night only at Feinstein's/54 Below as an all-star cast celebrates the scariest of Disney tunes set to completely original jazz charts. Swingin' With The Mouse: Villains will feature music from Alan Menken/Howard Ashman, The Sherman Brothers, Stephen Schwartz, and many more, all set to a haunting theme just in time for Halloween. (more...)

Virginia Arts Festival Announces 22nd Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

Mark your calendar for masterworks from every art form in the Virginia Arts Festival's 22nd season. (more...)

Lorna Luft to Play 'Louise' in Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN at The 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

This holiday season Lorna Luft, the beloved performer and daughter of film and television icon Judy Garland, will star as Louise in The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn, which began rehearsals this week. (more...)

Rob Fisher and Ross Lekites to Perform Bernstein Classics at Virginia Arts Festival Season Announcement Event
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

Acclaimed Broadway music director and conductor Rob Fisher and Broadway performer Ross Lekites will perform Leonard Bernstein classics at the Virginia Arts Festival Season Announcement next Monday, October 30, at 6 p.m. at the Robin Hixon Theater, Clay & Jay Barr Education Center, 440 Bank Street, Norfolk. (more...)

Rebecca Taichman, Anne Kauffman & More Selected as Roundabout Artists in Residence
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced its 2017-18 Artists in Residence. 'I started the Artists in Residence program about 25 years ago to provide artistic and financial support to early-career artists, giving them a theatre to call home and to provide peace of mind for a sustainable career,' says Roundabout Artistic Director Todd Haimes. 'Over the years, this program has evolved to include playwrights, mid-career directors and even an entire young company. And while these residencies have allowed us to help cultivate the next generations of theatre leaders, these artists have also become invaluable to me and our audiences, invigorating this institution with fresh voices.' (more...)

First Folio Theatre Announces Three New Team Members
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2017

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83.) has announced the expansion of its administrative staff, with the hiring of Melanie Keller as Associate Artistic Director, Kate Danziger as Managing Director, and Katie Cora Johnson as Director of Audience Relations. In their new capacities, each professional will assist in developing and growing the theater with each of their unique experiences. (more...)

Jessica Stone's BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, Kathleen Marshall-Helmed 'MUCH ADO' and More Set for The Old Globe's 2018 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the additional productions in its 2018 Summer Season, including the classic Neil Simon comedy Barefoot in the Park directed by Jessica Stone (Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood!, Arms and the Man, and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at the Globe), which will run July 28 - August 26, 2018. The Summer Shakespeare Festival lineup will include The Tempest, running June 17 - July 22, 2018, and Much Ado About Nothing, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (the Globe's Love's Labor's Lost), running August 12 - September 16. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Hawaii - Week of 10/20/2017
by BWW - Oct 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2017 for Hawaii (more...)

Kristin Carbone, Peter Lockyer, Michael St. John and Jennifer Hope Wills to Bring 'MY ROMANCE' to Riverside Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Allen D. Cornell, Riverside Theatre's Producing Artistic Director, and Ken Clifton, Riverside's Musical Director, have teamed up to create a special theatrical event showcasing some of the most beloved music by Broadway legend, Richard Rodgers. My Romance: The Work of Richard Rodgers takes place on the Stark Stage on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. (more...)

Robert Cuccioli and More to Support Long Island High School for the Arts in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Come see Broadway stars MiG Ayesa (Rock of Ages; Burn the Floor); Steven HeaveN Cantor (In Transit); Buddy Casimano (Miss Saigon); Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Robert Cuccioli (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark; Les Miserables; Jekyll and Hyde); Joshua Dela Cruz (Aladdin); Lana Gordon (Chicago; The Lion King; Jesus Christ Superstar); Taylor Iman Jones (Groundhog Day); Stanley Wayne Mathis (Nice Work If You Can Get It; The Book of Mormon; Wonderful Town; Kiss Me Kate; You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown; The Lion King; Jelly's Last Jam; Oh. Kay!) Jon Peterson (Cabaret); Wayne Pretlow (The Civil War); Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos); Evan Ruggiero (Bastard Jones); Ayla Schwartz (Frozen) and Sarah Jane Shanks (Cats; Bright Star;Promises, Promises; Shrek the Musical; The Apple Tree; Wonderful Town); as well as musical director/accompanist Eugene Gwozdz at Broadway Supports LIHSA. (more...)

NAMT's 2017 Festival of New Musicals Launches Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre presents its 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, set for today, October 19, and tomorrow, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival kicked off yesterday, October 18, with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute. (more...)

Finalists Announced for CTG's 2018 Richard E. Sherwood Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Three finalists have been selected for Center Theatre Group's 2018 Richard E. Sherwood Award: Gina Young, Marsian De Lellis and Hana Kim. Center Theatre Group recognizes and celebrates this year's finalists for their exceptional contributions to the Los Angeles theatre landscape and their work as innovative and adventurous artists. (more...)

NYFOS to Present TAKE CARE OF THIS HOUSE: A BERNSTEIN CELEBRATION
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

On Today, November 7 at 8:00 p.m., as part of the worldwide 'Bernstein at 100' celebration, NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG-'one of the longstanding delights of New York's music scene' (The New York Times)-opens its 2017-18 Mainstage series at Merkin Concert Hall with Take Care of This House: A Bernstein Celebration. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Donna Murphy!
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Nov 6, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

James Bernard, James Lloyd Reynolds, Jennifer Hope Wills, Holly Ann Butler and More to Lead A CHRISTMAS STORY at Patchogue Theatre; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

For the first time ever, The Gateway brings your favorite holiday movie to life in A Christmas Story, The Musical at Patchogue Theatre, December 15 - 27 - the best new holiday musical that is sure to become a classic! (more...)

Blink and You'll Miss It! Meet the Full Company of METEOR SHOWER on Broadway- Opens Tonight
by Meet the Cast - Nov 29, 2017

Tonight's the night! Meteor Shower officially opens tonight, Wednesday, November 29 at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th St.). Meteor Shower stars Emmy Award winners Amy Schumer and Keegan-Michael Key, both in their Broadway debut, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, Tony Award nominee Jeremy Shamos, and is directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks. (more...)

Don Stephenson to Star in Greenberg & Rosen's EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG PLAYHOUSE CHRISTMAS SHOW at BCP
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

One of the most beloved Christmas stories ever written takes on a decidedly New Hope twist when Buck County Playhouse premieres the new comedy, Ebenezer Scrooge's Big Playhouse Christmas Show, December 8 through December 31. (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford, Christopher Jackson, Laura Osnes and Aaron Tveit Headline New York Philharmonic's 2017 Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

The New York Philharmonic's 2017 holiday season presents classical and seasonal hallmarks, four Broadway stars singing Laureate Conductor Leonard Bernstein's musical theater highlights, and the beloved annual traditions of Holiday Brass and Handel's Messiah. (more...)

Broadway Stars to Join Good Theater for Annual Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Eric Kunze and Kathy Voytko will join Good Theater for their annual Broadway at Good Theater concerts November 29 - December 3 at Good Theater's home, the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress Street, Portland. This year the concerts will be a tribute to the 1950s - the height of the Golden Age of Broadway. (more...)

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Announces February 2018 Performances
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has announced events for February 2018. See the full schedule below: (more...)

New Musical A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK Will Debut Off-Broadway This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

The musical A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK will debut Off-Broadway at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre (410 W 42 Street), beginning performances on February 21, opening on March 6, running through May 13, 2018. (more...)

Broadway Stars Come Out for Third Annual Broadway Supports LIHSA Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

The stars came out for Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) at the school's third Broadway Supports LIHSA fundraising event. The gala production featured Broadway stars who donated their time for a spectacular one-night only event to help raise money toward and awareness of LIHSA. The much-anticipated annual fundraiser for Long Island's only public high school for the visual and performing arts (LIHSA) has become a premier event for the greater theater community. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Donna Murphy, Part 2!
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Nov 13, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

Lucie Arnaz Returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko with LATIN ROOTS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Back by popular demand, Lucie Arnaz actress, singer, dancer and Emmy Award-winning daughter of Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko with her acclaimed show, Latin Roots, for two performances only Friday, February 23 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, February 24 (8 p.m.). (more...)

Philly POPS Pays Tribute To Leonard Bernstein
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

The Philly POPS will join in a city-and-nationwide tribute to composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein to mark 100 years after his birth. Lenny's Revolution runs February 2-4, 2018 at the Kimmel Center. Bernstein, who studied at Philadelphia's Curtis Institute of Music, revolutionized music forever by blurring the lines between classical and popular, most famously with his iconic hits West Side Story, Candide, and On the Town. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces VIVA MAX!, Part Of The TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the reading of Viva Max! part of the TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, on January 15, 2018 at 7pm at The Actors Temple Theater, 339 W. 47th Street, NYC. A 'Dollars and Sense' talkback on the future development of the presented works will be held after each performance. Admission is free. Please RSVP at least a day in advance (or much sooner) by calling 212/714-7628, or e-mailing TRUVoicesSeries@gmail.com. (more...)

Kendra Kassebaum to Lead 5th Avenue Theatre's New Production of MAMMA MIA!, Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Rehearsals begin today for The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Mamma Mia!, the celebrated musical that features the music of global pop sensation ABBA. The 5th Avenue Theatre is the first producing theater company in the Pacific Northwest to be granted the rights to create its own refreshed version of the show, which toured the world for nearly 20 years. (more...)

Kritzerland Announces First 2018 Event A YOUNG PERSON'S GUIDE TO KRITZERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

For the 84th Kritzerland show, they have their annual all-young people show, one of our favorites to do every year. From the very beginning of Kritzerland shows back in 2010 they've always featured young performers in our shows - in fact, they were the first cabaret show to ever do so and opened those doors. They love young performers - their energy and joy and spirit - and we've had some brilliant ones over these eight years. But this is the night that they all get to shine on their own. Some of this year's young people have been with then before, some are new, and all are extremely talented. (more...)

Cast Announced for BROADWAY VALENTINE at Queens Theatre - Alysha Umphress and Cody Williams; Kyle Dean Massey and Taylor Frey; Stephen Buntrock and Tony Nominee Erin Dill
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Queens Theatre (Taryn Sacramone, Executive Director) will present Broadway Valentine, a concert-style revue produced by Stephen DeAngelis exclusively for Queens Theatre, located at 14 United Nations Avenue South in Flushing Meadows Corona Park for two performances only on February 17 at 8pm and February 18 at 3pm. (more...)

Video: Donna Murphy Says Goodbye Dolly with a Dressing Room Soiree!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

The cast of Broadway's Hello Dolly! offered up one final salute for the legendary Donna Murphy following her final performance in the iconic role last night. Parading into the star's dressing room with champagne and song, the company of the show celebrated Donna's fabulous run. See video from the dressing room soiree below! (more...)

A Work of Heart Productions 'Brings Broadway Home' to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

A Work of Heart Productions (WHP) brings Bringing Broadway Home to the 54 Below stage! After making a splash with 54 Sings Godspell, Little Women and Music and Laughter with Nicole Lippey and Friends, A Work of Heart Productions is introducing their Mentorship Experience show! (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces The Full Cast For VIVA MAX!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the full cast of Viva Max! part of the TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, on January 15, 2018 at 7pm at The Actors Temple Theater, 339 W. 47th Street, NYC. A 'Dollars and Sense' talkback on the future development of the presented works will be held after each performance. Admission is free. Please RSVP at least a day in advance (or much sooner) by calling 212/714-7628, or e-mailing TRUVoicesSeries@gmail.com. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 1, 2018
by - Jan 1, 2018

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

Menken & Spencer's THE APPRENTICESHIP OF DUDDY KRAVITZ Slates Developmental Reading at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present the staged reading of the new musical The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, with book and lyrics by David Spencer (The Fabulist), music Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors), and based on the novel by Mordecai Richler, for two performances only Monday, December 11 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Casting Announced For Vital's OWEN & MZEE The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

VITAL THEATRE COMPANY is pleased to announce full casting for its upcoming musical adaptation of OWEN & MZEE: THE TRUE STORY OF A REMARKABLE FRIENDSHIP the #1 New York Times best-selling children's book about the friendship between a tortoise and an orphaned hippopotamus written by father and daughter team Craig and Isabella Hatkoff and Dr. Paula Kahumbu . The musical features book and lyrics by Michelle Elliott and music and lyrics by Danny Larsen. Stanley Mathis is the Director/ Choreographer and Costume Designer. (more...)

Broadway Director Lonny Price to Lead Leonard Bernstein Masterclass at HB Studio
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

HB Studio, one of New York's legendary institutions for theater training and practice, this winter offers musical theater performers the opportunity to study 'The Musical Theater Works of Leonard Bernstein' in a five week masterclass led by Broadway Director Lonny Price. (more...)


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Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Don Stephenson as 'Scrooge' in Bucks County's 'BIG PLAYHOUSE CHRISTMAS SHOW'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

One of the most beloved Christmas stories ever written takes on a decidedly New Hope twist when Bucks County Playhouse premieres the new comedy, 'Ebenezer Scrooge's Big Playhouse Christmas Show,' December 8 through December 31. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at Broadway's Don Stephenson as the title character below! (more...)

Canberra Theatre's ALICE IN WONDERLAND Star Georgina Walker Discusses Her Take on the Title Character
by Stephanie Wild - Dec 29, 2017

Brisbane Times recently chatted with Georgina Walker who is playing the title role in Canberra Theatre's Alice in Wonderland. 'I'm 27 now but it's like I've never aged at all,' Walker says, of the fact that Alice as a character is in fact a child. (more...)

J. Elaine Marcos Returns To Rockwell Table & Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

Broadway's triple-threat comedienne, J. Elaine Marcos will return to Rockwell Table & Stage on January 15th, 2018 at 8 pm after a successful debut of her solo show What I Did for..a Job this summer. (more...)

TRU Voices Announces New Musicals Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, on January 15, 29, and February 5, 2018 at 7pm at The Actors Temple Theater, 339 W. 47th Street, NYC. A 'Dollars and Sense' talkback on the future development of the presented works will be held after each performance. Admission is free. Please RSVP at least a day in advance (or much sooner) by calling 212/714-7628, or e-mailing TRUVoicesSeries@gmail.com. (more...)

Sherman Brothers Musical to Tour UK
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

UNITED THEATRICAL and MUSICWORLD (UK) announce a special 100 year anniversary UK tour of ROBERT J. SHERMAN's 'A SPOONFUL OF SHERMAN, the new musical stage show featuring the songs of the Oscar-winning brothers: Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. (more...)

BWW Review: BROADWAY AT THE GOOD THEATER Serves Up Holiday Cheer
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Dec 2, 2017

Among the many holiday season theatrical offerings, the annual musical revue, Broadway at the Good Theater inevitably proves to be a refreshing and original approach to ushering in a season of good cheer. The 2017 production, conceived, written, and directed by Brian P. Allen, is no exception; in fact, if anything, this year's show is bigger, bolder, and full of delightful surprises. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, on January 15, 29, and February 5, 2018 at 7pm at The Actors Temple Theater, 339 W. 47th Street, NYC. A 'Dollars and Sense' talkback on the future development of the presented works will be held after each performance. Admission is free. (more...)

Merkin Concert Hall Brings Wide Range of Events to its 2018 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2017

Merkin Concert Hall's 2018 lineup features a wide range of events, from talks to concerts and everything in between. Check out some of their upcoming events! (more...)

Marc Kudisch, Bebe Neuwirth, Nancy Opel, Carolee Carmello, Vanessa Williams and More Tapped for HEY, LOOK ME OVER! at Encores!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced additional details and casting for Hey, Look Me Over! (Feb 7 - 11), the Encores! original production which opens the 25th season of the beloved, Tony- honored series responsible for bringing classic American musicals back to life since 1994. (more...)

Star-Studded 'BERNSTEIN ON BROADWAY' New Year's Eve Concert to Air on LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

This New Year's Eve, Live From Lincoln Center rings in 2018 with a celebration of the legendary Leonard Bernstein on the occasion of his centennial year. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG PLAYHOUSE CHRISTMAS SHOW at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

One of the most beloved Christmas stories ever written takes on a decidedly New Hope twist when Buck County Playhouse premieres the new comedy, 'Ebenezer Scrooge's Big Playhouse Christmas Show,' throughout the rest of the month of December, with a matinee performance on New Year's Eve. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Allan Corduner, Jordan Donica & Linda Mugleston Join MY FAIR LADY on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andr Bishop) has announced that Allan Corduner will play Colonel Pickering, Jordan Donica will play Freddy Eynsford-Hill, and Linda Mugleston will play Mrs. Pearce, in its upcoming production of Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY, directed by Bartlett Sher. They join Lauren Ambrose (as Eliza Doolittle), Harry Hadden-Paton (as Henry Higgins), Norbert Leo Butz (as Alfred P. Doolittle), and Diana Rigg (as Mrs. Higgins) to head the cast of 37 in this new production of the most beloved musical of all time, beginning performances Thursday, March 15 and opening on Thursday, April 19 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Additional casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Complete Casting Announced For Asolo Rep's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Asolo Rep proudly kicks off its repertory season with SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, the stunning new stage adaptation of Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard's triumphant Academy Award-winning film. The film starred Gwyneth Paltrow as Viola, who garnered an Oscar for the role, Joseph Fiennes as Will, and Dame Judi Dench as Queen Elizabeth. This lush, sweeping and timeless romantic comedy will be helmed by director and choreographer Rachel Rockwell. Originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions and Sonia Friedman Productions and adapted for the stage by Lee Hall, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE previews January 10 and 11, opens January 12 and runs in rotating repertory through March 28 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

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