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by Paula Kiger - Jan 16, 2020
Put the stories of sisterhood to song, and those stories take on new dimensions. If you took away the period costumes and the set elements that represent the 1860s, the March sisters of The Monticello Opera House production of a?oeLittle Womena?? could be four sisters of 2020, each seeking her place in the world.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Carolyn Maitland, Dave Willetts and Sam Attwater will star as Rebecca, Avram and Bronfman respectively in RAGS The Musical at Park Theatre, London. The show will run for a limited season from 9 January to 8 February 2020, with a press night on 14 January. RAGS The Musical has a book by Joseph Stein (Fiddler on the Roof), revised book by David Thompson, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked) and music by Charles Strouse (Annie).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
Below are the first official promotional photos of The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre's upcoming production of Little Women - The Broadway Musical.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
Chance Theater is pleased to remount its popular production of the heartwarming musical adaptation of the classic novel ... Anne of Green Gables. Book byÂ Joseph Robinette, music and lyrics by Evelyn D. Swensson, directed byÂ Casey LongÂ and music direction by Bill Strongin. Anne of Green Gables will preview from November 29 through December 3, regular performances will begin December 4 and continue through December 29 on the Cripe Stage at Chance Theater @Â Bette AitkenÂ theater arts Center.
Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Rehearsal Photos for New Musical THE ASTONISHING TIMES OF TIMOTHY CRATCHIT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment, Joseph Houston & William Whelton for Hope Mill Theatre and Timothy Cratchit Development LLC have announced the full cast for THE ASTONISHING TIMES OF TIMOTHY CRATCHIT, a new musical with book by Allan Knee (the writer of Hope Aria's 2017 hit musical, Little Women), and music and lyrics by newcomer Andre Catrini. Ryan Kopel stars in the title role of Timothy. He is joined by Paul Greenwood, Michael Matus, Sammy Graham and Helen Pearson who star as Scrooge, Grimaldi, Lucy and Mrs Linden/Miss Poole respectively.Â
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
Utah Lyric Opera, in association with Thunder Media Group, will present the New York Premiere of An Enchanted April, a new musical based on the novel The Enchanted April, by Elizabeth von Arnim, with book and lyrics by Elizabeth Hansen, music & lyrics by C. Michael Perry and directed by Alice Jankell in a limited engagement (November 1-16) at Theatre Two at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019
The new musicalÂ LAST DAYS OF SUMMERÂ opened this past Friday, October 25thÂ to unanimous rave reviews at George Street Playhouse. Under the direction ofÂ Jeff CalhounÂ (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER),Â LAST DAYS OF SUMMERÂ features book & lyrics byÂ Steve KlugerÂ (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winnerÂ Jason HowlandÂ (LITTLE WOMEN).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, presented by George Street Playhouse and directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER). LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN).
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 17, 2019
Just last night,Â Primary StagesÂ held its 35th Anniversary Gala, honor ingPulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck (Downstairs, Bernhardt/Hamlet), and Tony Award-winning producers from the Primary Stages family Jamie deRoy (The Ferryman, Little Women), Dasha Epstein (Ain't Misbehavin', Exits and Entrances), Susan Rose (The Band's Visit, Sabina), and Cheryl Wiesenfeld (Ain't Too Proud, In the Continuum).Â
Photo Flash: Hannah Tointon, Robert Boulter & Jack Derges to Star in Playground Theatre's International Production of 'The Jazz Age' October 2-19th
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
Zelda Sayre, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Ernest Hemingway burned up the world in a fury of passion, friendship, and beauty and captured the hearts of 1920's America-and the entire world. UK stars Hannah Tointon (Hollyoaks, Inbetweeners), Robert Boulter (West End's The Inheritance) and Jack Derges (EastEnders) bring this dynamic trio to life onstage in the exceptional play 'The Jazz Age,' premiering at the The Playground Theatre October 2nd-October 19th.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019
Get an inside look at the star-studded Broadway concert event of the summer,Â Stephen SondheimÂ andÂ James Lapine's Into the Woods. Produced by and benefitting Cleveland Musical Theatre, the one-night-only event played the historic The Town Hall on Monday, July 8 at 7:30pm.Â
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019
The star-studded Broadway concert event of the summer, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods, is coming to the historic The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd St., between Broadway and 6th Ave.) tonight, July 8 at 7:30pm. Tickets, starting at $50, are available online at www.TheTownHall.org. Ahead of the big night, check out photos of the cast in rehearsals!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Fresh off their Jeff Award nomination for Little Women the Musical and community-focused Holding On cabaret, Brown Paper Box Co. continues its Midwest premiere of the Chicago Reader recommended Grace, or the Art of Climbing by L M Feldman through July 7, 2019 at Stage 773.
Photo Flash: PUFFS OR: SEVEN INCREASINGLY EVENTFUL YEARS AT A CERTAIN SCHOOL OF MAGIC At PowPAC Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019
The Eastern today released photos for the San Diego premiere ofÂ Puffs or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and MagicÂ opening Friday, June 14thÂ and playing Thursday through Sunday until Sunday, July 21stÂ with additional weekday performances Tuesday, July 16thÂ and Wednesday, July 17thÂ at PowPAC theatre in Poway.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019
Louisa May Alcott wrote the first great American novel - a story of longing, love, and patience that has stood the test of time. With genuine family affection, tragedy, and finally, hope,Â Little WomenÂ is a classic, buoyant romance that gives the sentiment, wisdom, and humor that makes us able to "Be comforted, dear soul! There is always light behind the clouds."
by Monroe George - Jun 5, 2019
Primary Stages' Little Women officially opened last night, June 4 at the Cherry Lane Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out the photos!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019
The annual Broadway League Awards, honoring excellence and achievement for Touring Broadway, were announced today during the Broadway League's 2019 Spring Road Conference. First presented in 1992, the Broadway League Awards recognize the contributions of those who have displayed exemplary service to the Broadway industry and are considered innovators of their craft.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019
The Marriott Theatre is thrilled to welcome back ten-time Jeff Award-winning directorÂ Gary GriffinÂ to helm the exhilarating smash hitÂ FOOTLOOSE, running April 10 through June 2, 2019 at theÂ Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Based on a true story and the 1984 classic film,Â FOOTLOOSEÂ is a compelling story of teenage rebellion and celebrating life through music and dance. Jeff Award-winning choreographerÂ William Carlos Angulobrings dance to life in the round, with musical direction by Jeff Award winnerÂ Ryan T. Nelson.