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Saturday, July 30, 2016

Sneak Peak: Jennifer Hudson Rehearses HAIRSPRAY LIVE! by BroadwayWorld

As previously reported, Jennifer Hudson will be taking on the role of Motormouth Maybelle in NBC's production of HAIRSPRAY LIVE on December 7th.Check out a sneak peak of J-Hud rehearsing the…

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Photo Flash: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Opening Gala Red Carpet by BroadwayWorld

Following rave reviews earlier this weekSonia Friedman,Colin CallenderandHarry Potter Theatrical Productions,producers ofHarry Potter and the Cursed Child, announced that a further 250,000 t…

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Photo Flash: Hollywood Bowl Presents A CHORUS LINE by BroadwayWorld

The cast includes Mario Lopez as Zach, Sarah Bowden as Cassie Ferguson, Krysta Rodriguez as Diana Morales, and Courtney Lopez as Kristine Ulrich.A Chorus Line also stars Sabrina Bryan as Val…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Jenny Ashman, Brandon Rubendall, Mark Womack and More in EVITA at Opera North by BroadwayWorld

Opera NorthpresentsTim RiceandAndrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA, one of its three Summerfest 2016 mainstage productions, now playing through August 13 at the Lebanon Opera House. The tempestuous m…

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SISTER ACT UK Tour Opens at the Curve Tonight by BroadwayWorld

The Curve's all new production of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood,openstonight30 July 2016.

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Original 'SEX TIPS' Stars Lindsay Nicole Chambers and Jason Michael Snow Join The Skivvies' Post-Show Concert by BroadwayWorld

Original stars of Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man, Lindsay Nicole Chambers and Jason Michael Snow will return to the 777 Theatre for the first time to join THE SKIVVIES in their p…

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Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER, Starring Jenna Fischer, Begins Tonight at The Old Globe by BroadwayWorld

The Old Globepresents theworld premiere of Steve Martin's new play METEOR SHOWER, an adult comedy, marking his welcome return to the Globe following the great success of Bright Star. It will…

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POSTER BOY, Starring Taylor Trensch and More, Opens Tonight at Williamstown Theatre Festival by BroadwayWorld

Williamstown Theatre Festival hosts the opening night for the third Nikos Stage production of the 2016 Season tonight, July 30th at 800pm with the world premiere of POSTER BOY July 27th-Augu…

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Stars of HAMILTON, AN ACT OF GOD, FULLY COMMITTED, WAITRESS and More Set for 2016 BROADWAY BARKS Today by BroadwayWorld

BROADWAY BARKS announces their 18th annual star-studded dog and cat adoption event to benefit New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies.

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Photo Flash: TOM SAWYER at Playhouse South by BroadwayWorld

The Adventures ofTom Sawyeris a musical comedy based on the novel byMark Twain. The musical is the story of a fourteen-year- old boy growing up in the heartland of America. This Broadway mus…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Jenny Ashman and Brandon Rubendall in EVITA at Opera North by BroadwayWorld

Opera NorthpresentsTim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA, one of its three Summerfest 2016 mainstage productions,tonight, July 29, throughAugust 13 at the Lebanon Opera House. The tempest…

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Watch the Best of Australian Theatre at the 2016 Helpmann Awards! by BroadwayWorld

The 2016 Helpmann Awards were presented at a star-studded ceremony earlier this week, in front of a full house at the Sydney Lyric Theatre. Hosts for the evening were Chloe Dallimore, Helen …

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Theatre Pros from MTC, The Public, CSC & More Among TCG's New Round of Leadership U Recipients by BroadwayWorld

Theatre Communications Group TCG announces the 2016 Round 4 Cycle A recipients of the Leadership University-Continuing Ed program.

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Randy Rainbow to Lead WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT Orlando Benefit Performance by BroadwayWorld

Maberry Theatricals will welcome BroadwayWorld'sCHEWING THE SCENERY regularRandy Rainbow on August 15 in a special benefit performanceWhite Rabbit Red Rabbit, the internationally-acclaimed p…

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Jenn Gambatese to Rule the School as New Principal in Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK by BroadwayWorld

Just in, Jenn Gambatese will rule the school in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway smash hit School of Rock - The Musical on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 when she succeeds Sierra Boggess as Principal…

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Norbert Leo Butz, Andy Mientus and More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below by BroadwayWorld

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club amp Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, including Norbert Leo But…

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THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- NYMF Edition with Brian Charles Rooney by BroadwayWorld

Welcome to THE FRIDAY SIX QampAs with your favorite Broadway stars. Want to know what hooked them to a career in the theater Their dream roles Their Broadway crushes Read onIn this week's ed…

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HAMILTON, SPRING AWAKENING and WAITRESS Receive Equity's 2016 Diversity Award by BroadwayWorld

Actors' Equity Association Equity today named Hamilton, Spring Awakening and Waitress the co-recipients of the Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award for the 2015-16 theatri…

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Kyle Selig, Ron Bohmer, Kerry O'Malley and More to Look to the Stars in OCTOBER SKY at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set! by BroadwayWorld

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team of the West Coast premiere of OCTOBER SKY, which will blast off the Globe's 2016-2017 Season with a tale of boys, rockets, and big dr…

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Photo Flash: Chisa Hutchinson Speaks as Part of Dramatists Guild Fund's Traveling Masters Program by BroadwayWorld

As part of the Dramatists Guild Fund's Traveling Masters Program, Playwright Chisa Hutchinson Dead and Breathing, Dirt Rich, She Like Girls, This Is Not the Play, Sex on Sunday led writing w…

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Previously Unseen Shaffer Play About Tchaikovsky Discovered by BroadwayWorld

The New York Post has reported on a newly unearthed playby recently deceased author, Peter Shaffer.The play, which sources say Shaffer labored over for twenty years, is about the composer, T…

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5th Annual Broadway Alzheimer's iPod Drive Returns This August by BroadwayWorld

Dave Roth, Broadway musician and Alzheimer's advocate, is announcing the launch of the 5th Annual Broadway Alzheimer's iPod Drive beginning August 1st and running through August 19th.

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Photo Flash: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's James Barbour and More Sing Sondheim for BC/EFA by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present the extraordinary cast of Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera, which collaborated and sang the music of Stephen Sondheim on Sunda…

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BWW Exclusive: The Muny's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Will Feature New Song by Sheldon Harnick by BroadwayWorld

The Muny just announced that its production of Fiddler on the Roof will feature the world stage premiere of a new song.

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Arena Stage Co-founder and Regional Theater Champion Zelda Fichandler Dies at 91 by BroadwayWorld

Arena Stage is deeply saddened to announce that visionary leader and pioneer of the regional theater movement Zelda Fichandler has died today, July 29, 2016, at the age of 91.

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Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 7/29/2016 by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Rush, Lottery amp Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 7292016.

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FIRST LISTEN - Barbra Streisand & Hugh Jackman Duet on 'Any Moment Now' from 'ENCORE' by BroadwayWorld

Below, get a first listen to the Barbra Streisand, Hugh Jackman duet of 'Any Moment Now', off her new album ENCORE MOVIE PARTNERS SING BROADWAY.

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Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/29; MAMMA MIA! at The Muny, MARY POPPINS with Kara Lindsay, CABARET at Music by BroadwayWorld

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Raleigh, Sacramento, St. Louis and more.Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include MAMMA MIA…

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Tickets On Sale Today for the 2016 Elsie Fest! by BroadwayWorld

The second annual Elsie Fest, a one-day outdoor music festival celebrating stars and songs from the stage and screen, to take place on Monday, September 5th at the Ford Amphitheater at the C…

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SHOWSTOPPER! The Improvised Musical Extends Until December at the Lyric Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Every night the cast ofShowstopper The Improvised Musicalpull off something incredibly ambitious they create a real musical from scratch, not just an improv night with songs but a full story…

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Dave Malloy's GHOST QUARTET Plays in Concert at Maria Hernandez Park Tonight by BroadwayWorld

The Bushwick Starrpresents the very first performance of The Mayor's Office of Media amp Entertainment's Off Broadway in the Boros inaugural series. For one night only, tonight, July 29th, 2…

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