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Tick, tick... BOOM! is Larsonís semi-autobiographical story of Jon, an aspiring composer anxiously approaching his 30th birthday. Jonís girlfriend wants to get married and leave New York for a more conventional life, his best friend is earning a fortune on Madison Avenue, and Jon is still waiting on tables while trying to create the great American musical. An inspiring story of a struggling artist who chooses to follow his dreams, tick, tick... BOOM! features a dynamic pop-rock score blended with traditional musical theater styles, in what many believe to be Larsonís homage to Stephen Sondheim.





Princeton Summer Theater Announces 49th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

???????Princeton Summer Theater (PST) is happy to invite Central Jersey residents to join us for our 2018 Season. We are proud to present performances of four riveting and extraordinary pieces of theatre, running from June 21st through August 19th at the Hamilton Murray Theater on Princeton University's campus. (more...)

Smugbug Productions Presents the New York Premiere of THE ELEVENTH HOUR
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

Smugbug Productions presents the New York Premiere of The Eleventh Hour!, a new rock musical comedy by David Seamon from May 11 - June 27, 2018 at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, NYC. Tickets are $35 and are available at https://www.eleventhhourmusical.com/performance-tickets/the-eleventh-hour. (more...)

George Salazar And Joe Iconis Will Release TWO-PLAYER GAME From Ghostlight Records
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced the release of Two-Player Game, the new album from George Salazar and Joe Iconis, in digital and streaming formats on Friday, May 11. (more...)

Bituin Escalante Joins the Cast of WAITRESS; Show Premieres 11/10
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group has announced that veteran stage-concert performer Bituin Escalante (DREAMGIRLS, HIMALA) will be joining the cast of the hit Broadway musical WAITRESS when the show--its first international production--premieres in Manila at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati City, on November 10, 2018. (more...)

Jason Tam Joins Cast of BE MORE CHILL
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Broadway's Jason Tam joins the company of this summer's hotly anticipated musical Be More Chill. Assuming the role of 'The Squip,' Tam joins previously announced cast members from the 2015 Two River Theater production and original cast recording including Gerard Canonico (Spring Awakening, Groundhog Day) as Rich, Katlyn Carlson (Dirty Dancing, The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin) as Chloe, Stephanie Hsu (SpongeBob SquarePants) as Christine, Lauren Marcus (The Humans at St. Louis Rep, Company at Barrington Stage) as Brooke, and George Salazar (tick tick BOOM!, Godspell, The Lightning Thief) as Michael; as well as Will Roland (Dear Evan Hansen, The Black Suits) as Jeremy and Jason SweetTooth Williams (Freaky Friday, Benny and Joon, Bloodsong of Love) as Jeremy's Dad/Mr. Reyes. (more...)

Photo Flash: Smugbug Productions Presents the New York Premiere of THE ELEVENTH HOUR
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Smugbug Productions presents the New York Premiere of The Eleventh Hour!, a new rock musical comedy by David Seamon running through June 27, 2018 at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, NYC. Tickets are $35 and are available at https://www.eleventhhourmusical.com/performance-tickets/the-eleventh-hour. (more...)

Photo Flash: After Hours Theatre Co. Presents ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

AFTER HOURS THETRE COMPANY (who most recently produced the Ovation nominated Dogfight and I Love You Because) presents a unique immersive experience, ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST, adapted by¬†Dale Wasserman, based on the novel by¬†Ken Kesey, produced by Graham Wetterhahn, and directed by Jonathan Mu√Īoz-Proulx. ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST will begin previews on Thursday, May 11; will open on Friday, May 25and perform through Sunday, July 1 at SIX01 Studio, 630 S. Flower St. in Burbank. (more...)

Shoshana Bean, Susan Blackwell and More Announced for City Center Encores! Off-Center 2018 Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Encores! Off-Center Co-Artistic Directors Anne Kauffman and Jeanine Tesori today announced casting for New York City Center's popular summer musical theater series Encores! Off-Center. (more...)

VIDEO: 30 Days of Tony, Day 10- Christopher Gattelli is the King of Broadway with NEWSIES!
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 21, 2018

On Day 10 of 30 Days of Tony, we look to a double nominee for his work on My Fair Lady and Spongebob Squarepants the Musical. Christopher Gattelli.  (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces Special 4th Mainstage Production CONFESSIONS OF A MORMON BOY
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2018

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce Confessions of a Mormon Boy as a special Mainstage Season bonus production this summer, written and performed by Outer Critics Circle Award Nominee Steven Fales and directed by Bay Street Theater's Artistic Director, Scott Schwartz. (more...)

Smugbug Productions Presents the New York Premiere of THE ELEVENTH HOUR
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

Smugbug Productions presents the New York Premiere of The Eleventh Hour!, a new rock musical comedy by David Seamon running through June 27, 2018 at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, NYC. (more...)

Meet the Cast of BE MORE CHILL at Box Office Event
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

On Friday June 8, the company of  Be More Chill hosts a special box office event. From 3:00 - 5:00PM, fans are invited to The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street, NYC) to buy their tickets and meet company members from this summer's hotly anticipated musical. Come and chill out with cast members including Katlyn Carlson, Lauren Marcus, Will Roland, George Salazar and Jason SweetTooth Williams, as well as composer/lyricist Joe Iconis and director Stephen Brackett. There will be opportunities for selfies with the company, fun giveaways and other surprises. (more...)

Linda Eder, Seth Sikes, Luann de Lesseps, and More Next Week at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Cast and Crew of DESPERATE MEASURES Celebrates First Day of Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Beginning performances at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), for an open-ended engagement beginning May 30 with opening night set for June 13, Desperate Measures features: Gary Marachek (Eleanor) as Father Morse, Lauren Molina (Rock of Ages) as Bella Rose, Sarah Parnicky (Show Boat at Houston Grand Opera) as Susanna/Sister Mary Jo, Conor Ryan ('Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert') as Johnny Blood, Peter Saide (Skin Tight) as Sheriff Green, Nick Wyman (Les Miserables) as Governor von Richterhenkenpflichtgetruber and Anthony Festa, Celia Hottenstein, and Tom Souhrada. (more...)

George Salazar and Joe Iconis Album TWO-PLAYER GAME Available Today
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced the release of Two-Player Game, the new album from George Salazarand Joe Iconis, in digital and streaming formats today, Friday, May 11. It will be available on physical CD this summer in conjunction with the debut New York production of Be More Chill. (more...)

BWW Review: BWU/Square's ¬"Tick, Tick¬ÖBoom!' rocks and delights at The Helen
by Roy Berko - May 1, 2018

The story of Jonathan Larson's death before the first scheduled preview of the off-Broadway performance of his 'Rent' has become theater history. (more...)

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center 18th Monte Cristo Award Honors Lin-Manuel Miranda
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center honored multi-discipline creative artist Lin-Manuel Miranda with the 18th Monte Cristo Award, last night at a private dinner at the Edison Ballroom in New York City. An alumnus of the O'Neill, Miranda's first professional production was at the O'Neill's National Music Theater Conference with In The Heights in 2005. The gala dinner featured a conversation with the honoree and raised $575,000 to support the Center's commitment to developing new work and new artists for the stage. (more...)

Joey McIntyre Of NKOTB To Star In Anchorage Production Of CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

???????Singer and actor Joey McIntyre will welcome Anchorage audiences to the infamous Kit Kat Klub as he takes the stage in the iconic role of the Emcee during the Anchorage run of Cabaret, April 24 through 29 in the Atwood Concert Hall, presented by the Anchorage Concert Association. (more...)

American Pops Orchestra Opens COLE PORTER AFTER DARK With Betty Who, Liz Callaway, Mo Rocca, and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will conclude their star-studded third season with Let's Misbehave: Cole Porter After Dark at the Orchestra's new home, Arena Stage at The Mead Center for American Theater (1101 Sixth Street SW) on Saturday, May 19 at 8:00 PM. Let's Misbehave will feature guest stars Betty Who (the pop star making her orchestra debut), Liz Callaway (Tony Award nominee, voice of Disney's Princess Jasmine and Anastasia), Ali Ewoldt ((Phantom of the Opera on Broadway), Helen Hayes Awards Winner), Vishal Vaidya (Groundhog Day on Broadway), and Mo Rocca ('CBS Sunday Morning,' NPR's 'Wait Wait¬ÖDon't Tell Me!'). Conductor Luke Frazier will lead a 20-piece orchestra in an evening directed by Kelly Crandall d'Amboise. Tickets are on sale now at www.TheAmericanPops.org. (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS Comes to The John W. Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

???????The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for IN THE HEIGHTS. Performances begin on Thursday, March 15 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, April 29, 2018. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, March 30- Idina Menzel Starts Over (and Over) in IF/THEN
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 30, 2018

On this day in 2014, Idina Menzel did it all again in the new musical from the Pulitzer Prize-winning duo behind Next to Normal, If/Then. (more...)

DESPERATE MEASURES To Play New World Stages Beginning 5/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

DESPERATE MEASURES, a musical comedy gone wild with music by David Friedman (Listen To My Heart), book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina), and directed by Bill Castellino (Cagney, Marry Harry), will play New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), it was announced today by producers Pat Flicker Addiss and Mary Cosette. Following critical and audience acclaim at The New York Musical Festival and The York Theater Company, performances for the open-ended engagement begin May 30th and opening night is set for June 13th. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, MARILYN MAYE'S 90TH BIRTHDAY, David Yazbek and More Head to 54 Below in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

This April, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Andrea Martin, Krysta Rodriguez, & More Set For 54 SINGS P!NK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

'What About Us,' 'Just Give Me A Reason,' 'F**kin' Perfect,' 'So What,' 'Blow Me (One Last Kiss)' - the music of three-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and Billboard's 2013 Woman of the Year, P!nk, comes to Feinstein's/54 Below for one night only! (more...)

Hilarious, Star-Studded Cast Set For THE NERD At George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

George Street Playhouse, today announced Ann Harada (TV's Smash), Colin Hanlon (TV's Modern Family, Broadway's Falsettos), Kate Reinders (Broadway's Wicked and Something Rotten), Zach Shaffer (TV's Six Feet Under, Broadway's A View From the Bridge) and Stephen Wallem (Showtime's Nurse Jackie), will join the previously announced Jonathan Kite (TV's 2 Broke Girls) in Larry Shue's The Nerd, on stage April 24 - May 20, 2018. Hayden Bercy (National Tour, A Christmas Story, The Musical) rounds out the cast as 8-year-old Thor Waldgrave. (more...)

Dare To Defy Productions Presents TICK, TICK...BOOM!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

Regret, Worry, Bad Career Choices and the fear of turning 30¬Ö we can all relate. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces TITLE WAVE: The 5th Annual New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Title Wave at Bay Street: The 5th Annual New Works Festival, May 4 - 6, 2018. All readings are free, but tickets are required, as these events typically sell out. Tickets are available now at baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm. (more...)

BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS at The Engeman
by Melissa Giordano - Mar 21, 2018

When I attended the Broadway incarnation of In the Heights, I thoroughly enjoyed it. Accordingly, when they announced their current season, I had the upmost confidence that the showing at the gorgeous The John W. Engeman Theatre was going to be just as stellar. Being the Engeman Theatre, I was proven right. The wonderful production runs through April 29th at the Northport venue masterfully directed by Paul Stancato. (more...)

Outre Theatre Company Presents HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

The Outre Theatre Company announces its final production of the 2017/18 season, the sensational Hedwig and the Angry Inch, book by John Cameron Mitchell, music and lyrics by Stephen Trask. Starring the multi-talented Mike Westrich as Hedwig and the award-winning Kat Gold as Yitzhak, Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a glorious celebration of the genderqueer and the outsider, and is a fitting capstone to Outre's sixth full season. (more...)

Nikki Snelson And Tyrick Wiltez Jones Join BROADWAY IN FRANKLIN This Sunday 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

The magic of 42nd Street comes to Boston's MetroWest suburbs as Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC) presents Broadway In Franklin, featuring guest artists Tyrick Wiltez Jones and Nikki Snelson in a cabaret-style revue of show-stopping numbers from the Great White Way. The Broadway stars will headline a special performance at 3 p.m. this Sunday, March 25, at THE BLACK BOX, FPAC's theater, music, and event venue, located at 15 West Central Street in downtown Franklin. The show also features appearances by musical theater students from the Franklin School for the Performing Arts.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: IN THE HEIGHTS Opens at The John W. Engeman Theater
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 19, 2018

The John W. Engeman Theater's production of IN THE HEIGHTS began on Thursday, March 15 at 8:00pm. The show will run through Sunday, April 29, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: John W. Engeman Theater Stages IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

The John W. Engeman Theater announces IN THE HEIGHTS. Performances begin on Thursday, March 15 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, April 29, 2018. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: George Salazar and Joe Iconis, Frances Ruffelle & More This Week!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2018

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include: (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 16, 2018
by - Mar 16, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Dean John Wilson to Join Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe in THE KING AND I; Three Week Extension Announced
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 15, 2018

Looks like the West End will be getting to know Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe. According to a report by the Daily Mail, Lincoln Center Theater's production of THE KING AND I 'has its eye on the London Palladium for a limited season next year.' (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Dave Malloy with Friends from GREAT COMET, George Salazar & Joe Iconis, And More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2018

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include: (more...)

Marilyn Maye, Broadway Big Band, and More at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

Next Week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

BROADWAY BACKWARDS 2018 Raises Over A Half A Million Dollars
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

Fundraising records and gender norms alike were smashed by stars of stage, screen and pop music on April 2, 2018, at this year's inclusive, dynamic and loving Broadway Backwards. (more...)

After Hours Theatre Co to Present ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

AFTER HOURS THETRE COMPANY (who most recently produced the Ovation nominated Dogfight and I Love You Because) presents a unique immersive experience, ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST, adapted by Dale Wasserman, based on the novel by Ken Kesey, produced by Graham Wetterhahn, and directed by Jonathan Mu√Īoz-Proulx. ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST will begin previews on Thursday, May 11; will open on Friday, May 25and perform through Sunday, July 1 at SIX01 Studio, 630 S. Flower St. in Burbank. (more...)

BE MORE CHILL's George Salazar to Perform at The Center For Arts Education Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

The Center For Arts Education presents ARTS JAM 2018, a festive evening in support of arts education next week on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at The Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Avenue, NYC. This important benefit during this critical time for the support of the arts includes: Cocktails, Hors d'oeuvres, a Silent Auction, Diner & Entertainment. Be More Chill star George Salazar will be performing. (more...)

Tickets Now Available for the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's Monte Cristo Awards, Honoring Lin-Manuel Miranda
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center , announces that multi-discipline creative artist Lin-Manuel Miranda will receive the 18th Monte Cristo Award . An alumnus of the O'Neill, Miranda's first professional production was at the O'Neill's National Music Theater Conference with In The Heights in 2005. A gala dinner featuring a conversation with the honoree will be held at the Edison Ballroom (New York) on Monday, April 30, 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: TICK, TICK...BOOM! Shines at Dare To Defy Productions
by Jenni Cypher - Apr 20, 2018

While there are some big shows in town this weekend, there is one little show that should not be overlooked.  Dare to Defy's tick, tick... BOOM! in the Mathile Theatre at the Schuster Center is as intimate as PHANTOM is spectacle and makes for a beautiful evening of theatre.   (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look at Dare To Defy Production's TICK TICK BOOM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

tick, tick... BOOM! is a heart breaking and hilarious journey through the dilemmas of real life and the rewards and limitations of dreaming. This autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larsen, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning composer of Rent, tells his story as he chases his dreams of a successful career in musical theatre. This show is relatable for anyone who has questioned their dream, feared time is passing them by, had a relationship or reached the stage of self-discovery. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SOUTH PACIFIC at La Mirada Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT present the fourth show of its 2017-2018 season (and the 40th anniversary of the iconic theatre) with (more...)

Photo Flash: BE MORE CHILL's Joe Iconis, George Salazar, and Will Roland at Feintein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

George Salazar, the Drama Desk-nominated actor known for Be More Chill, Lightning Thief, Godspell, and tick tick BOOM, joins with Joe Iconis, the Larson Award-winning musical theatre writer known for Be More Chill, Broadway Bounty Hunter, The Black Suits, and his songs for Smash… for an intimate yet mind-melding concert you'll never forget! (more...)

Baldwin Wallace University and Playhouse Square Join Forces to present TICK, TICK¬ÖBOOM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

For their 11th annual collaboration, Playhouse Square and Baldwin Wallace University will join to present tick, tick¬Ö BOOM! in Playhouse Square's Helen Rosenfeld Lewis Bialosky Lab Theatre. Performances will be held Friday, April 27, through Sunday, April 29. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for DESPERATE MEASURES at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Pat Flicker Addiss and Mary Cossette present Desperate Measures, a new musical comedy gone wild with music by David Friedman (Listen To My Heart), book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina),and directed by Bill Castellino (Cagney, Marry Harry). Desperate Measures has announced full casting and will play New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), for an open-ended engagement beginning May 30 with opening night set for June 13. (more...)

Video Flashback: BE MORE CHILL Makes its World Premiere at Two River Theater
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 13, 2018

As previously announced, Be More Chill, the original musical with music and lyrics by Joe Iconis and a book by Joe Tracz will have its New York premiere production this summer. Get ready for the show by watching these videos from the world premiere production at Two River Theater in Red Bank, NJ in 2015 (more...)

Se anuncian los finalistas a los Premios Teatro Musical 2018
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Apr 13, 2018

LA FAMILIA ADDAMS y BILLY ELLIOT lideran con el mayor numero de nominaciones (more...)

BE MORE CHILL Will Make its New York Premiere This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 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. Stephen Brackett directs and Chase Brock choreographs the limited 9-week, off-Broadway engagement July 26 - September 23 at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street, NYC). (more...)

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