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by Lily Lim - Aug 25, 2019
3-D Theatricals concludes its 10th Anniversary season with the Tony AwardÂ®-winning musical comedy, SHREK The Musical, directed and choreographed by David F.M. Vaughn. SHREK The Musical, featuring music by Tony Award-winner Jeanine Tesori, and book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire, will play August 9-25, 2019 at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (18000 Park Plaza Drive, Cerritos, CA). Opening night is Saturday, August 10.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019
3-D Theatricals concludes its 10th Anniversary season with SHREK The Musical, directed and choreographed by David F.M. Vaughn. SHREK The Musical, featuring music by Tony Award-winner Jeanine Tesori, and book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire, will play August 9-25, 2019 at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (18000 Park Plaza Drive, Cerritos, CA). Opening night is Saturday, August 10.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019
Producer The Green Room 42 played host on Friday, June 14, 2019, to the fourth edition variety show of The Early Night Show LIVE! created, written, directed, accompanied, and performed by 12 year old Joshua Turchin. The young performer, writer and composer drew lots of laughs and applause throughout the cabaret featuring music, sketch comedy, improv, and special guests.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019
The first images of Birmingham Hippodrome and Leicester Curve's production of Tony Award-winning Broadway production The Color Purple have been released, with T'Shan Williams set to take the role of Celie. This brand new production comes to Birmingham Hippodrome from 16th - 20th July 2019.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019
Award-winning and critically-acclaimed Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC - Jesse Marchese, Executive Director; Dev Bondarin, Artistic Director) continues its 18th mainstage season with a production of the Tony-nominated musical Caroline, or Change by Tony Kushner (Book & Lyrics) and Jeanine Tesori (Music), directed by APAC artistic director, Dev Bondarin (New York Innovative Theatre Award nominee for Best Director for APAC's 2017 production of Raisin). Caroline, or Change runs from May 2 - 25, 2019 at the Broccoli Theater at the Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens, 21-12 30th Road (at 21st Street), Astoria, NY 11102.
Photo Flash: On the Red Carpet With Patti LuPone, Katharine McPhee, and More at the 2019 Olivier Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2019
The Olivier Awards were presented tonight, April 7. Take a look at some of the stars on the red carpet in the photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019
The Old GlobeÂ presents theÂ U.S. premiereÂ ofÂ Life After, a rapturously beautiful and stirring new musical withbook, music, and lyrics byÂ Britta Johnson, directed by the Globe's ownÂ Barry Edelstein, openingÂ Friday, March 29Â atÂ 8:00 p.m.Â Withchoreography byÂ Ann YeeÂ and music supervision, arrangements, and orchestrations byÂ Lynne Shankel,Â Life AfterÂ will runÂ March 22 - April 28, 2019Â on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the OldÂ Globe Theatre, part of theÂ Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run March 22-28.Â Life AfterÂ is produced by special arrangement withÂ Yonge Street Theatricals,Â Linda Barnett, andÂ Natalie Bartello.Â Single tickets start at $32.00 and are now on sale. Tickets can be purchased online atÂ www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park.
Photo Coverage: Christopher Sieber, Joe Iconis, Lauren Ridloff, and More Present at the Shubert Foundation's 5th Annual High School Theatre Festival!
by Monroe George - Mar 19, 2019
One hundred and fifty talented NYC public school students made their Broadway debuts when the 5th annual SHUBERT FOUNDATION HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE FESTIVAL for NYC Public Schools took place on Monday, March 18 at the Music Box Theatre. We've got an inside look at the evening below!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2019
Bay Area Musicals presents the Tony Award-nominated VIOLET. Inspired by the short story "The Ugliest Pilgrim" by Doris Betts, the World Premiere 1997 Off-Broadway production of VIOLET won the Drama Critics' Circle Award and Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical, and the revised version that debuted on Broadway in 2014 was Tony Award-nominated. Featuring a folk/bluegrass/gospel-flavored score from Tony Award-winning composer Jeanine Tesori (CAROLINE, OR CHANGE; THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE; SHREK; FUN HOME) and book and lyrics by the acclaimed Brian Crawley (A LITTLE PRINCESS), VIOLET has been astounding critics and audiences alike for over two decades.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019
VIOLET, a multi award-winning musical with Music by Jeanine Tesori (Tony Award winner for Best Original Score with Lisa Kron for Fun Home, and Tony-nominated for Caroline, or Change and Shrek the Musical), and Book & Lyrics by Brian Crawley (The Little Princess), is to get its UK premiere in a 12-week season to Saturday 6 April in an international co-production that will see it transfer to Tokyo
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019
Main Street Theater kicks off 2019 with the unconventional new comedyÂ The SecretaryÂ by Kyle John Schmidt.Â MST's marks the Second Production of the play which tells the offbeat story of a small town, its wacky residents, and guns with a mind of their own!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019
Last nightÂ YesBroadway, the creators, and the cast ofÂ Loveville High, A Prom in Nine Musical PodcastsÂ gathered for a private event at the Empire Hotel (West Terrace, 44 West 63rd Street).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018
Production photography is released today for the hit West End production Caroline, Or Change, currently playing preview performances at the Playhouse Theatre, London with Opening Night on Monday 17 December.
Photo Flash: The Workmen's Circle Honors Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-Winning Playwright and Screenwriter Tony Kushner
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018
The Workmen's Circle presented activist and playwrightÂ Tony Kushner, best known for his playÂ Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, with its Activism and Jewish Culture Award at the organization's annual Winter Benefit-Setting the Stage for Change-on Monday, December 10, 2018.
Photo Flash: F. Michael Haynie, Storm Lever, And More Sing The Music Of Ben Caplan At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018
On Sunday, November 11th, Feinstein's/54 Below celebrated the composing debut of Ben Caplan with his showÂ Geeks, Misfits, and Nobodies.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018
Caroline, or Change is headed to the London stageÂ led byÂ Olivier Award-winning actressÂ Sharon D. ClarkeÂ in a critically acclaimedÂ virtuoso performance asÂ Caroline Thibodeaux.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018
Leading off the cast is SalomeÂ B. SmithÂ in the role of 'Dorothy'. Smith is a recent graduate of Alabama State University where she performed in many theatrical productions including The Color Purple, Rent and Carousel.Â Marva HicksÂ is playing the role of 'The Wiz'. Hicks has appeared on Broadway in Motown The Musical, Caroline or Change, and The Lion King. Yvette Clark will play the roles of 'Evilene', 'Glinda', and 'Aunt Em'. Clark has appeared in numerous regional productions including Thoroughly Modern Millie, Showboat, Chicago, and Hairspray.Â Simone GundyÂ will play the role of 'Addaperle'. Gundy returns to TUTS after starring in the 2017 production of Memphis.Â Paris NixÂ is playing 'Tin Man'. Nix was last seen on Broadway in Beautiful: TheÂ Carole KingÂ Musical.Â Allyson Kaye DanielÂ is 'Lion'. Daniel most recently appeared at TUTS as 'Miss Jones' in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Her other credits include Newsies, Ghost, and We Will Rock You.Â Christopher Campbell, who just appeared in the TUTS production ofÂ Oklahoma! asÂ Will Parker, will play the role of Scarecrow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018
The Green Room 42, along with Executive Director Yael Silver played host on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 to the second edition cabaret of The Early Night Show LIVE! created, written, directed and performed by 12 year old Joshua Turchin.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018
Firebrand Theatre, in partnership with TimeLine Theatre Company, is pleased to launch its 2018-19 season with a revival of the Tony Award-nominated Best Musical CAROLINE, OR CHANGE, playing September 22 - October 28, 2018, at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage