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by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019
On Sunday, June 9, The American Theatre Wing's 73rd Annual Tony Awards was hosted by James Corden, live from Radio City Music Hall and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. The ceremony honored the incredibly talented theatre professionals for their remarkable achievements on Broadway during the 2018-2019 season.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019
Tulsa Opera concludes its 2018-19 season this May with performances of Mozart's Don Giovanni, featuring American-born, Germany-based transgender baritone Lucia Lucas in the title role, which marks her main-stage U.S. operatic debut and role debut. Performances take place at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center on Friday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 5 at 2:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019
Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group have announced that Broadway's blockbuster phenomenon, Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, directed by Harold Prince, will continue making history with two upcoming milestones. The musical will first celebrate its 31st Anniversary this Saturday, January 26, 2019. The production is next on track to reach an unprecedented 13,000 performances in April. Both are feats achieved by no other Broadway show.
by Shari Barrett - Oct 17, 2018
Those who lived through the World War II years will certainly recognize the name of ambitious and charismatic J. Robert Oppenheimer, the Berkeley-trained scientist who found himself called upon to spearhead the largest scientific undertaking in all of human history: the Manhattan Project and the creation of the Atomic bomb which the United States government believed would bring about a swift end to World War II. And although it did that, what was the cost on those involved with the project or subjected to its first tests without proper protection from the released radiation, as well as those in Hiroshima and Nagasaki when the bombs were exploded over those cities. Was it even wise to develop the ability to split atoms given how the world has changed since then or the threat of total annihilation which hangs over us daily?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016
Finally! BroadwayWorld is excited to share a first look at HAMILTON's new stars making history onstage every night in New York City. Scroll down for the stunning shots!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2016
As BroadwayWorld reported earlier, tonight Lena Hall is making history when she goes on for the title role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, making her the first performer in history to play both Yitzhak and Hedwig in the same production. Today Hall posted an Instagram photo montage of all the photos taken during her photoshoot for Hedwig marketing materials. Check out the stunning transformation series below!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016
On July 21st, the students of Broadway Artists Alliance of NYC were tearfully overjoyed by a surprise visit from Hamilton star Renee Elise Goldsberry. Recently winning a Tony Award and Grammy for her role as Angelica Schuyler, Goldsberry spoke about the incredible journey that Hamilton has taken from workshopping a concept, to performing at The Public and moving to the Richard Rodgers Theatre, to earning 16 Tony nominations and winning a Pulitzer Prize. Goldsberry captivated the students of Broadway Artists Alliance during a lively Q&A where she offered generous advice. Scroll down for photos from her appearance!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company announced today during their first concrete pour event located at the future site of their new theater, that they had been selected along with the City of Cincinnati to host the 2018 Shakespeare Theatre Association Conference. Scroll down for photos from the big event!
by Marissa Sblendorio - Apr 13, 2016
The Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York (A.R.T./New York), the service and advocacy organization for New York City's 360 nonprofit theatres, celebrated 44 years of service and dedication to the theatrical nonprofit community at its annual spring gala on Monday, April 11. The evening was hosted by celebrated three-time Drama Desk nominee Julie Halston.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015
Lee Roy Reams is making history in Boca Raton. This is the first time in the U.S. that the title role in HELLO, DOLLY! is being played by a man. The Broadway veteran, who will also direct the show, is joined by an all-star cast, including multiple Tony nominee Lewis J. Stadlen, James Clow and Susan Powell.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2014
CASA 0101 Theater, Josefina Lopez, Artistic Director, will present the World Premiere of the play, Piñata Dreams, a fantastical, magical journey for the whole family. Written by Josefina Lopez and directed by Corky Dominguez, Piñata Dreams celebrates Piñatas, Alebrijes (brightly colored Mexican art sculptures of fantastical creatures) and the courage to be oneself.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014
Keke Palmer made her Broadway debut by stepping into the title role of Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA earlier this week on, September 9, 2014, making history as the first African-American Cinderella on Broadway. Former co-host of THE VIEW, Sherri Shepherd, also joined the production as 'Madame.' Check out a first look at the pair in the production below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2011
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the new West End musical that tells the electrifying story of the night in 1956 when Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis came together to make music and ended up making history, will star Ben Goddard (Jerry Lee Lewis), Derek Hagen (Johnny Cash), Francesca Jackson (Dyanne), Robert Britton Lyons (Carl Perkins), Michael Malarkey (Elvis Presley) and Bill Ward (Sam Phillips).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2011
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the new West End musical that tells the electrifying story of the night in 1956 when Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis came together to make music and ended up making history, will star Ben Goddard (Jerry Lee Lewis), Derek Hagen (Johnny Cash), Francesca Jackson (Dyanne), Robert Britton Lyons (Carl Perkins), Michael Malarkey (Elvis Presley) and Bill Ward (Sam Phillips).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2009
First Folio Theatre's Season of Invention will continue this coming January and February with P.G. Wodehouse's Jeeves in Bloom, adapted for the stage by Margaret Raether. This sequel to First Folio's hit production of Jeeves Intervenes features the return of the lovably loopy Bertie Wooster and his unflappable butler Jeeves.