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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 4/18- DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! by BroadwayWorld

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup

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Stage and Screen Actor Jonathan Crombie Has Died at Age 48 by BroadwayWorld

Canadian actor Jonathan Crombie, known for his role as Gilbert Blythe in CBC TV's 1985 ANNE OF GREEN GABLES series and sequels, passed away after suffering a brain hemorrhage on April 15 in …

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Photo Flash: The First Lady Visits HAMILTON Off-Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

The world premiere production of Hamilton, inspired by the book 'Alexander Hamilton' by Ron Chernow, with book, music, and lyrics byLin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Thomas Kail opened Febr…

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Don't Forget Them! Shuttered Shows of the 2014-15 Broadway Season Still Eligible for Tony Awards by BroadwayWorld

The 69th Annual TONY AWARDS, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, will take place on June 7 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. With the recent confirmation…

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Second Stage Theatre Finally Closes on the Helen Hayes Theatre by BroadwayWorld

It's official Second Stage Theatre has added a Broadway theatre to its lineup of venues.

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ALADDIN Stars Adam Jacobs and Courtney Reed to Lead Audition Tech, 5/16 by BroadwayWorld

A Class Act NY invites students to come join them for a magical workshop with the two stars of Aladdin, Adam Jacobs Aladdin and Courtney Reed Princess Jasmine in an awesome musical theatre a…

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The Old Globe to Present Two World Premiere Musicals, 18th Annual THE GRINCH, and More in 2015-2016 Season by BroadwayWorld

In its upcoming 2015-2016 season, The Old Globe Theatre in San Diego will present three world-premiere productions with multiple sophomore productions, and more. Check out the full lineup be…

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TDF Hosts Special Performance of THE HEIDI CHRONICLES to Benefit Open Doors Today by BroadwayWorld

Today, April 18th, TDF will host a special reception and performance of The Heidi Chronicles to celebrate the show's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein, and to rais…

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Photo Flash: West End's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Closes Today by BroadwayWorld

The critically-acclaimed stage adaptation, Shakespeare in Love is now entering its final weeks at the Nol Coward Theatre. The play will complete its limited season today 18 April 2015 having…

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Bets Malone Stars in PRIDE AND PREJUDICE World Premiere, Opening Tonight at La Mirada by BroadwayWorld

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment presents their first-ever World Premiere musical and the fourth show of their 2014-2015 season, the runaway hit of the…

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Friday, April 17, 2015

ICWP Opens Nominations for 50/50 Applause Award; Deadline 5/21 by BroadwayWorld

Today, the International Centre for Women Playwrights ICWP announces the nomination window for its prestigious annual award The ICWP 5050 Applause Award. The award, now in its fourth year, h…

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GHOST THE MUSICAL to Launch Asian Tour Next Month by BroadwayWorld

The supernatural power of love is taking Asia by storm as the Broadway and West End musical GHOST THE MUSICAL, adapted from the Academy Award-winning film, starts rehearsals in London next w…

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ALL DANCING! ALL SINGING! Irving Berlin Dance Revue Coming to 92Y This May by BroadwayWorld

We're reaching for the moon, putting all our eggs in one basket, dancing cheek to cheek and pouring our hearts into a song, because it's time to face the music and dance All Dancing All Sing…

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Randy Harrison Featured on Latest Episode of SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast by BroadwayWorld

SPARKLE amp CIRCULATE with JUSTIN SAYRE - the official podcast of the International Order of Sodomites - has posted the sixth episode, which features an in-depth chat with Randy Harrison. Th…

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Broadway-Bound BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE Extends at Delaware Theatre Company, Thru 5/10 by BroadwayWorld

Delaware Theatre Company opened the new musical, BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE, on April 8th,with Book and Lyrics by Nell Benjamin Broadway's LEGALLY BLONDE the musical, Music by Duncan Sheik Broadw…

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Thom Sesma, J. Elaine Marcos & Bie Sukrit to Join Emily Padgett in World Premiere of Richard Maltby Jr. & David Shire's WATERFALL by BroadwayWorld

The 5th Avenue Theatre joins with producing partner Pasadena Playhouse in announcing that Emily Padgett Broadway Side Show, Rock of Ages, Thom Sesma Broadway The Times They are A-Changin', M…

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Julia Murney, Patti Murin & More Set for Camp Looking Glass Benefit at The Cutting Room Next Week by BroadwayWorld

Camp Looking Glass, a year-round program dedicated to the inclusion of people with disabilities, is bringing together some of Broadway's biggest stars for a Broadway Camp Talent Show fundrai…

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NYMF Adds New Musicals to 2015 Festival Lineup by BroadwayWorld

The New York Musical Theatre Festival NYMF announced today its additional selections for NYMF 2015. Acappella, Claudio Quest, HeadVoice, Held Momentarily, Moses Man, Napoleon, Real Men, a mu…

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Photo Flash: Christine Baranski in Rehearsal for Starry FOLLIES Concert at Royal Albert Hall! by BroadwayWorld

Betty Buckley, Christine Baranski, Lorna Luft, Charlotte Page, Peter Polycarpou, Amy Ellen Richardson and Jos Slovick complete the cast of Follies in Concert, with The City of London Philhar…

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Samuel French Names New Literary Director by BroadwayWorld

Samuel French, the world's premier theatrical publishing and licensing company, has announced the promotion of Amy Rose Marsh to Literary Director.

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THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 11-17 by BroadwayWorld

Catch up on the week's biggest stories from Broadway and beyond in BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures,' featuring coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights, and more. Highligh…

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Photo Flash: West End's LES MISERABLES Debuts 30th Anniversary Postcards by BroadwayWorld

Based on Victor Hugo's classic novel, Boublil and Schonberg's magnificent score of 'LES MISERABLES'includes the songs, 'I Dreamed a Dream', 'On My Own', 'Stars', 'Bring Him Home', 'Do You He…

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Patti LuPone to Bring FAR AWAY PLACES to Schimmel Center by BroadwayWorld

For one night only on Saturday, May 9 at 730pm, Broadway legend Patti LuPone will perform in her critically-acclaimed concert, Far Away Places, conceived and directed by Scott Wittman with m…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Gillian Abbott in DIRTY DANCING National Tour by BroadwayWorld

Gillian Abbott recently assumed the iconic role of Frances 'Baby' Houseman in the North American tour of Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage. Check out a first look at Abbott in the p…

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BC/EFA's EASTER BONNET Competition Enlists Broadway's Best, Including Kristin Chenoweth, Andrea Martin, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More by BroadwayWorld

A bevy of Broadway's best, including Kristin Chenoweth, Gavin Creel, Andrea Martin, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Helen Mirren, Matthew Morrison and more than 200 of Broadway and Off-Broadway's most t…

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Kate Mulgrew to Discuss Life & New Memoir with Rosie O'Donnell at Vineyard Theatre by BroadwayWorld

The beloved actress and author Kate Mulgrew will discuss her life and her new memoir BORN WITH TEETH in a QampA with Rosie O'Donnell at the Vineyard Theatre 108 E. 15 St. in a one-time only …

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SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 4/17/2015 by BroadwayWorld's SHOW BIZ Rush, Lottery amp Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 4172015.

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Bets Malone Leads La Mirada's PRIDE AND PREJUDICE World Premiere, Beginning Tonight by BroadwayWorld

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present their first-ever World Premiere musical and the fourth show of their 2014-2015 season, the runaway hit of the …

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Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 4/17; UAB's AVENUE Q, UNCLE VANYA in DC, JOSEPH in New Orleans & More! by BroadwayWorld

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Birmingham, Washington, DC., New Orleans, Germany and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, whi…

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Legacy Theatre's New ROCKET BOYS Musical, Featuring Melissa Van Der Schyff, Begins Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Atlanta's Legacy Theatre presents 'Rocket Boys the Musical' from tonight, April 17th through May 10th, 2015.

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

CHINESE COFFEE Playwright Ira Lewis Dies at 82 by BroadwayWorld

According to The New York Times, playwright and actor Ira Lewis died on April 4, 2015 due to complications following open-heart surgery. He was 82.

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