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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.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 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 with aÂ opening nightÂ onÂ Wednesday,Â April 17Â at 7:30 p.m. at theÂ Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019
5th Avenue TheatreÂ presents Marie: A New Musical. Tony Award-winning authors Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once On This Island), five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Contact), and acclaimed New York City Ballet principal dancer Tiler Peck.
by Walter McBride - Mar 4, 2019
Broadway visionaries meet ballet royalty at The 5th Avenue Theatre this spring in Marie: A New Musical. Tony Award-winning authors Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once On This Island), five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Contact), and acclaimed New York City Ballet principal dancer Tiler Peck invite you backstage into 19th-century Paris, where glittering opulence hobnobbed with underworld dangers. Marie was formerly titled Little Dancer in a previous production that played at The Kennedy Center in 2015.
by Walter McBride - Mar 4, 2019
Broadway visionaries meet ballet royalty at The 5th Avenue Theatre this spring inÂ Marie: A New Musical. Tony Award-winning authors Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once On This Island), five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Contact), and acclaimed New York City Ballet principalÂ dancerÂ Tiler Peck invite you backstage into 19th-century Paris, where glittering opulence hobnobbed with underworld dangers.Â MarieÂ was formerly titled LittleÂ DancerÂ in a previous production that played at The Kennedy Center in 2015.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019
Little Women, Luckenbooth Theatre's first Academy show of the season, opens in 2 weeks!Â Leading the cast of actors is Sophia Zamora as Jo, Hayden Dietrich as Laurie, Emily Kercheval as Beth, Emery Bass as Meg, Kamille Isom as Amy, and, guest artist, Katelyn Barr (FUNimation), as Marmee.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019
Brown Paper Box Co. concludes their 2018/2019 season with their Jeff Recommended production ofÂ Little Women the MusicalÂ runningÂ now through February 9, 2019Â atÂ Strawdog Theatre. Tickets and information can be found by visitingÂ www.BrownPaperBox.org.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 18, 2019
Actors Bridge Ensemble's acclaimed production of Sarah DeLappe's The Wolves and Cumberland County Playhouse's rendition of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street were named as the top shows of the year during Midwinter's First Night, the annual tribute to theater in Tennessee, held at Nashville's The Larry Keeton Theatre last Sunday night, January 13. Photographer Rae Lynn Whetzel-Stickney captured many of the night's biggest moments with her camera, which are shared on BroadwayWorld Nashville today.
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 19, 2018
Primary StagesÂ presents Downstairs by Theresa Rebeck ("Smash," Bernhardt/Hamlet, Poor Behavior at Primary Stages), directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt (What We're Up Against). Performances began at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St, New York, NY, 10014) on November 7, 2018, opened last night, November 18, and runs through December 22, 2018. The cast includes Tony and Emmy Award winner Tyne Daly (Gypsy, "Cagney and Lacey") as "Irene," Emmy Award nominee Tim Daly ("Wings," "Madam Secretary") as "Teddy," and John Procaccino (Our Lady of 121st Street, Our Mother's Brief Affair) as "Gerry."
Photo Flash: First Look At The World Premiere Of IKIRU, A New Musical Based On Akira Kurosawa's Film
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018
The world premiere of 'IKIRU,' a new musical based on legendary filmmaker Akira Kurosawa's masterpiece, opened earlier this month to rave audience reviews in Tokyo.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018
The fifth in-house production of 2018 from Aria Entertainment and Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester is the musical revue Putting it Together. Putting it Together, which celebrates and showcases the songs of Stephen Sondheim, will be directed by Bronagh Lagan and runs from Wednesday 24 October to Saturday 24 November 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018
Hershey Area Playhouse is pleased to present Daddy Long Legs. Daddy Long Legs is a stage musical with a book by John Caird, and music and lyrics by Paul Gordon. It is based on the 1912 novel of the same name by Jean Webster. It is set in turn-of-the-century New England, the musical tells the story of orphan Jerusha Abbott of the John Grier Home and her mysterious benefactor who agrees to send her to college, who she dubs 'Daddy Long Legs' after seeing his elongated shadow. Under the conditions of her benefactor, Jerusha sends him a letter once a month, describing her new-found experiences with life outside the orphanage.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018
Los Altos Hills will be alive withÂ The Sound of MusicÂ this summer, when multi-award winningÂ Foothill MusicÂ TheatreÂ 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. DirectorÂ Milissa Carey, music directorÂ William Liberatore, and choreographersÂ Brett and C.J. BlankenshipÂ breathe new life into this classic tale of hope, love, and family.Â The Sound of MusicÂ will play July 19-Â August 5, 2018(press opening: July 20)Â at the Smithwick Theatre, I-280 & El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Tickets ($12 - $32) and information can be found atÂ www.foothill.edu/theatreÂ or by phone at (650) 949-7360.Â Â Â Â