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Photo Flash: ANNIE Composers Charles Strouse and Michael Charnin Pay A Visit Backstage at the Hollywood BowlPhoto Flash: ANNIE Composers Charles Strouse and Michael Charnin Pay A Visit Backstage at the Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

ANNIE composer Charles Strouse and ANNIE lyricist (and director of the original 1977 Broadway production) Martin Charnin paid a visit backstage at Saturday night's performance of ANNIE at the Hollywood Bowl.  Check out photos from the special visit below! (more...)

Review: Michael Arden Directs ANNIE with Creative Ingenuity at the Hollywood BowlReview: Michael Arden Directs ANNIE with Creative Ingenuity at the Hollywood Bowl
by Shari Barrett - Jul 29, 2018

Even if you have seen it before, I cannot stress enough how miraculous the current production of ANNIE is at the Hollywood Bowl, directed with creative ingenuity by Michael Arden. Featured in the cast of incredibly talented triple-threat (acting, singing, dancing) performers are Ana Gasteyer as the ruthless headmistress Miss Agatha Hannigan, David Alan Grier as the refined, generous billionaire Oliver 'Daddy' Warbucks, Lea Salonga as his dedicated and caring assistant Grace Farrell, with newcomer Kaylin Hedges as Annie, who won the role over hundreds of other young girls from across the country who submitted video auditions to win role. Miss Hedges is the cornerstone of the production and her soaring, pitch-perfect voice and effervescent stage presence setting the jubilant tone for the entire ensemble. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Stephen Trask, Peter Yanowitz & Company Celebrate Opening Night of THIS AIN'T NO DISCOPhoto Coverage: Stephen Trask, Peter Yanowitz & Company Celebrate Opening Night of THIS AIN'T NO DISCO
by Jennifer Broski - Jul 25, 2018

Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere production of This Ain't No Disco, a new musical from Stephen Trask (Hedwig and the Angry Inch) and Peter Yanowitz (The Wallflowers). (more...)

Photo Flash: Norm Lewis Pays A Visit to 42ND STREET at Bucks County PlayhousePhoto Flash: Norm Lewis Pays A Visit to 42ND STREET at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

Broadway's Norm Lewis ('Once On This Island') stopped backstage recently after seeing '42nd Street' at the historic Bucks County Playhouse, where it recently broke the theater's Box Office record.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Foothill Music Theatre Presents THE SOUND OF MUSICPhoto Flash: Foothill Music Theatre Presents THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Los Altos Hills will be alive with The Sound of Music this summer, when multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents the Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award-winning musical. This beloved musical, set in Austria in 1938, follows novice Maria Rainer who becomes the governess for the von Trapp family, capturing the hearts of the seven children and their father, a widowed naval captain. As the Nazis occupy Austria, the family is forced make decisions which forever change their lives, fleeing their home in pursuit of freedom. Director Milissa Carey, music director William Liberatore, and choreographers Brett and C.J. Blankenship breathe new life into this classic tale of hope, love, and family. The Sound of Music will play July 19- August 5, 2018(press opening: July 20) at the Smithwick Theatre, I-280 & El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Tickets ($12 - $32) and information can be found at www.foothill.edu/theatre or by phone at (650) 949-7360.     (more...)

Photo Coverage: She Works Hard for the Money! SUMMER Celebrates 100 Performances on BroadwayPhoto Coverage: She Works Hard for the Money! SUMMER Celebrates 100 Performances on Broadway
by Jennifer Broski - Jul 19, 2018

This week, Broadway's resident disco bash, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, celebrated one-hundred hustle-filled performances on Broadway. Check out the company of the show celebrating its first Broadway milestone below!     (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THIS AIN'T NO DISCO Starring Krystina Alabado, Lulu Fall, Chilina Kennedy and MorePhoto Flash: First Look at THIS AIN'T NO DISCO Starring Krystina Alabado, Lulu Fall, Chilina Kennedy and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

This Ain't No Disco is an impressionistic rock opera set in Studio 54 and Mudd Club-era New York City, from Stephen Trask and Peter Yanowitz, choreographed by Camille A. Brown , and directed by Darko Tresnjak. Get a first look at the production below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Danyel Fulton, Douglas Lyons and Ted Arthur Perform at Usdan Summer Camp for the ArtsPhoto Flash: Danyel Fulton, Douglas Lyons and Ted Arthur Perform at Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Broadway's Danyel Fulton and Douglas Lyons, accompanied by Ted Oscar, took to the stage at Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts on Tuesday, July 10 as part of the camp's 50th Anniversary Festival season.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Darlesia Cearcy & Merle Dandridge in ONCE ON THIS ISLANDPhoto Flash: First Look at Darlesia Cearcy & Merle Dandridge in ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018

The Tony-winning production of Once On This Island just welcomed Darlesia Cearcy, who replaces Lea Salonga as Erzulie, as well as Merle Dandridge, who returns to the production to play Papa Ge. Check out a first look at the duo in action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND in Loving ColorPhoto Coverage: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND in Loving Color
by Christine Swerczek - Jul 2, 2018

SNAP! Productions under the direction of Michal Simpson and South High Magnet School under the direction of Rebecca Noble collaborated on an amazing production of the Tony-Award winning musical, Once On This Island. The hugely successful production has earned the rave reviews throughout the Omaha metropolitan area. I am only sorry that the show cannot go on, because we all love to hear this story! (more...)

Photo Flash: ALADDIN on Broadway Makes Way for Some Exciting Celebrity Visitors!Photo Flash: ALADDIN on Broadway Makes Way for Some Exciting Celebrity Visitors!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Aladdin on Broadway made way for some star visitors this week as Lea Salonga, Merle Dandridge, and Alex Newell of Broadway's Once On This Island and television star Ty Burrell stopped in for a visit with the good people of Agrabah. Check out behind the scenes photos of the visit below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: 3D Theatricals PARADE Comes To Redondo BeachPhoto Coverage: 3D Theatricals PARADE Comes To Redondo Beach
by Lily Lim - Jun 21, 2018

The long awaited revival of Jason Robert Brownand Alfred Uhry's gripping Tony Award-winning murder mystery musical PARADE as presented in 2013 at Fullerton's Plummer Auditorium by 3-D Theatricals (3DT) of Los Angeles and Orange County, once again takes a bow at two Southern California main stage theatres. It began June 1 - 10 at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts and now continues June 15 - 24, 2018 at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Photo Coverage: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Is Honored With The 12th Annual ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway ChorusPhoto Coverage: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Is Honored With The 12th Annual ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus
by Walter McBride - Jun 20, 2018

Yesterday, June 19, Actors' Equity Association, the labor union for professional stage actors and stage managers, presented the 2018 Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs (ACCA) Award to the chorus of Once On This Island. The award, established in 2007, is given to what the committee votes on as the outstanding Broadway chorus of the season. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL at Long Wharf TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

GFour Productions, winner of 44 Tony Awards and 54 Drama Desk Awards, proudly brings the international hit show Menopause The Musical® to Long Wharf Theatre (222 Sargent Drive) in New Haven, Conn., for a limited engagement Friday, June 15 through Sunday, July 1. Tickets are on sale now and available at the Long Wharf Theatre Box Office, www.longwharf.org, or by calling (203) 787-4282. Greater discounts for groups of 10+ available by calling (203) 772-8202. (more...)

BWW Review: The Best and Worst of the 2018 Tonys Broadcast!BWW Review: The Best and Worst of the 2018 Tonys Broadcast!
by Amanda Prahl - Jun 11, 2018

Last night, the 72nd annual Tony Awards rewarded some of the biggest (and smallest) shows on Broadway. Missed the broadcast or want to relive the highlights? I've got you covered: I watched the entire show, notepad in hand; below are some of the biggest moments of the night. (more...)

Photo Flash: Relive Broadway's Biggest Night- Highlights from the 2018 Tony Awards!Photo Flash: Relive Broadway's Biggest Night- Highlights from the 2018 Tony Awards!
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

The American Theatre Wing's 72nd Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles, aired live from Radio City Music Hall on the CBS Television Network Sunday, June 10th, honoring theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet The Pitiful Children of Off-Broadway's BE MORE CHILL!Photo Coverage: Meet The Pitiful Children of Off-Broadway's BE MORE CHILL!
by Walter McBride - Jun 8, 2018

Be More Chill, the original musical with music and lyrics by Joe Iconis (NBC's 'Smash', The Black Suits, Broadway Bounty Hunter) and a book by Joe Tracz(The Lightning Thief, Netflix's 'Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events') will have its New York premiere production this summer. The cast met the press this afternoon and BroadwayWorld was on hand to meet the new class of Be More Chill! Check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: 3-D Theatricals Presents Jason Robert Brown's PARADEPhoto Flash: 3-D Theatricals Presents Jason Robert Brown's PARADE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

The long awaited revival of Jason Robert Brownand Alfred Uhry's gripping Tony Award-winning murder mystery musical PARADE as presented in 2013 at Fullerton's Plummer Auditorium by 3-D Theatricals (3DT) of Los Angeles and Orange County, comes to two Southern California main stage theatres through June 10 at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts and June 15 - 24, 2018 at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Stars Lead 3-D Theatricals Production of Jason Robert Brown's PARADEPhoto Flash: Broadway Stars Lead 3-D Theatricals Production of Jason Robert Brown's PARADE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

The long awaited revival of Jason Robert Brownand Alfred Uhry's gripping Tony Award-winning murder mystery musical PARADE as presented in 2013 at Fullerton's Plummer Auditorium by 3-D Theatricals (3DT) of Los Angeles and Orange County, will once again take a bow at two Southern California main stage theatres beginning June 1 - 10 at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts and June 15 - 24, 2018 at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Photo Flash: BROADWAY BARES FIRE ISLAND Sizzles and ThrillsPhoto Flash: BROADWAY BARES FIRE ISLAND Sizzles and Thrills
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

For one night only, some of Broadway's best dancers brought the heat to Fire Island Pines with sizzling striptease production numbers as Broadway Bares Fire Island returned. Check out photos from the evening below! (more...)