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Thursday, June 22, 2017

INDECENT Announces Broadway Extension; Performances Now Through 8/6 by BroadwayWorld

It's rare when a play touches so many people as INDECENT has. The producers of the Tony Award-winning drama have recently announced plans to continue performances through Sunday, August 6 at…

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2017 Jimmy Awards Best Actor & Best Actress Presentations to Stream Live on Facebook by BroadwayWorld

The ninth annual JIMMY AWARDS will be held on Monday, June 26th at 730PM at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway. 74 high school students from across America will compete for the Jimmy Award for…

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VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Jessica Grove and James Snyder in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Music Circus by BroadwayWorld

The 67th Music Circus season kicks off with a two-week run of Disney's beloved family classic musical Beauty and the Beast. Performances are now through Sunday, July 2 at the Wells Fargo Pav…

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BWW Exclusive: Kristin Chenoweth's Broadway Boot Camp Wrap-Up - Volume Three! by BroadwayWorld

So, as we say in show business, 'That's a Wrap' The dizzying creative and emotional 'hangover' of what transpired in Broken Arrow and Tulsa, Oklahoma, last week, is still lingering... whethe…

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Catherine Charlebois and Ben Michael to Lead North Carolina Theatre's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST by BroadwayWorld

North Carolina Theatre, the region's premiere nonprofit professional theatre, hasannounced casting for the upcoming production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, playing July 25-30 at Raleigh…

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VIDEO: Tracy Nicole Chapman to Star in SHOUT SISTER SHOUT! World Premiere at Pasadena Playhouse; Watch a Preview! by BroadwayWorld

Pasadena Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere musical SHOUT SISTER SHOUT Created and directed by RAndy Johnson, who wrote and directed the hit Broadway music…

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VIDEO: Lacrosse Scrimmage Heats Up with Shirts vs. Skins at Broadway Bares by BroadwayWorld

At Broadway Bares 2017, a shirts-versus-skins lacrosse scrimmage heated up the stage when Anastasia The Musical's Kyle Brown coached a crew of sweaty, muscled men. Ericka Hunter and Katie We…

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TCG Publishes Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer-Winning Play SWEAT by BroadwayWorld

Theatre Communications Group TCG has announced the publication of Sweat by Lynn Nottage.

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'GREAT COMET', COME FROM AWAY and A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 Receive AEA's Excellence in Diversity Award by BroadwayWorld

Actors' Equity Association today named The Great Comet, Come From Away and A Doll's House Part 2 the co-recipients of the Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award for the 2016…

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Christie Prades & Mauricio Martinez to Conga on Tour in ON YOUR FEET! by BroadwayWorld

Producers James L. Nederlander, Estefan Enterprises, Inc and Bernie Yuman have announced that Cuban-American Broadway actress Christie Prades will star as seven-time GRAMMY winning internati…

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Disney's Live-Action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST to Be Screened Live with Philharmonia Orchestra by BroadwayWorld

London's Royal Albert Hall will present DISNEY IN CONCERT BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. The 2017 blockbuster will be screened with a full orchestra. Tickets will go on general sale at 10am on Friday…

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Original Cast Members of A BROADWAY MUSICAL to Reunite at Feinstein's/54 Below by BroadwayWorld

Members of the original Broadway company of Charles Strouse and Lee Adams' A BROADWAY MUSICAL , which only played one night on Broadway in 1978, will reunite for a concert presentation of th…

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VIDEO: John Benjamin Hickey Talks Emotional Finale Performance of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION by BroadwayWorld

On last night's LATE SHOW, guest John Benjamin Hickey discussed the final performances of Broadway's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION. 'In the last few shows I was trying not to cry,' he explained.

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Jane Lynch Joins Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra for Night of Music and Laughs at Heinz Hall by BroadwayWorld

TV star Jane Lynch brings her unique blend of comedy, music and storytelling to a one-night-only experience, Jane Lynch Sings the Great American Songbook plus one Guatemalan love song, with …

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Photo Flash: Jessie Mueller & Heather Headley Featured at Chicago Shakespeare's GALA 2017 by BroadwayWorld

Chicago Shakespeare Theater CST celebrated the culmination of the 30th Anniversary Season with GALA 2017 on Friday, June 9, 2017 at the Theater's home on Navy Pier-raising a record-breaking …

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VIDEO: Cabaret Superstar Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho Explains Why She Should be Prime Minister by BroadwayWorld

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Game Shows is returning to the Underbelly Festival Southbank in London next week for a 5 night run and brings us a new video detailing the top 10 reasons why shesh…

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ONE VOICE AT THE OLD VIC to Feature Monologues by Mark Watson, Amelia Bullmore, and Yasmina Reza by BroadwayWorld

The Old Vic today announcedthe next One Voice at The Old Vic which will take place on 7 July featuring new monologues written by Mark Watson and Amelia Bullmore performed by Katherine Parkin…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, and More in National Theatre Live's ANGELS IN AMERICA Broadcast by BroadwayWorld

The first footage ofAngels in America- hailed by critics as one of the theatre shows of the year - has been released ahead of its broadcast in cinemas next month as part ofNational Theatre L…

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River Stage Festival Returns to London's South Bank; Full Line Up Announced by BroadwayWorld

Five free weekends of the best and brightest entertainment from some of the UK's leading arts and culture organisations will once again arrive at London's South Bank this summer The Glory, H…

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Joanne Clifton and Ben Adams to Star in UK Tour of FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL by BroadwayWorld

Flashdance - The Musical returns to the UK for the first time since 2011 starring Strictly favourite Joanne Clifton and singer-songwriter Ben Adams, and will arrive at Glasgow King's Theatre…

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Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff to Make Stage Debut in Kay Mellor's FAT FRIENDS THE MUSICAL by BroadwayWorld

Former England cricket captain, and star of SKY's League of Their Own, Andrew Freddie Flintoff will swap the cricket pitch to tread the boards as he joins an all star cast for the world prem…

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Freddie Flintoff to Make Stage Debut in FAT FRIENDS - THE MUSICAL Tour by BroadwayWorld

Former England cricket captain, and star of SKY's League of Their Own, Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff will swap the cricket pitch to tread the boards as he joins an all star cast for the world pr…

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Jermyn Street Theatre Set to Become Producing House as Tom Littler's First Season is Announced by BroadwayWorld

In a major shift of artistic policy, Tom Littler today announces the relaunch of Jermyn Street Theatre as a producing theatre as he reveals his first season as artistic director.

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Daly Siblings Make First Stage Appearance in DOWNSTAIRS Tonight at Dorset Theatre Festival by BroadwayWorld

Dorset Theatre Festivalopens its 40th Anniversary Season with the World Premiere ofTheresa Rebeck'sDownstairs,starring brother and sisterTim DalyandTyne Daly,who will be appearing together f…

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

BAM Releases Extensive Historical Online Database of Archive Materials by BroadwayWorld

Fans can now explore he history of theBrooklyn Academy of Musicthrough the Leon Levy BAM Digital Archive, which became publicly available online this week.

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No '1984' After 2004: Broadway Production Announces Age Restriction by BroadwayWorld

ProducersSonia FriedmanandScott Rudinannounced today that the Broadway Premiere of the new stage adaptation of George Orwell's dystopian novel,1984,will implement, effective immediately, an …

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Broadway Revival of CATS Headed to the Heaviside Layer This Winter; National Tour to Kick Off in Providence! by BroadwayWorld

Producers The Shubert Organization and The Nederlander Organization announced today that the first-ever Broadway revival of CATS will play its final performance at 8 PM on Saturday, December…

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Chicago Reader's Deanna Isaacs Writes A Defense Of Hedy Weiss by BroadwayWorld

A petitionurging Chicago theater companies to stop inviting Weiss to productions wasposted on Change.orgon June 13th by the Chicago Theater Accountability Coalition. As of this writing, the …

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VIDEO: See Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane and More in the Trailer for National Theatre Live's ANGELS IN AMERICA Broadcast by BroadwayWorld

As previously announced, National Theatre Live will broadcast ANGELS IN AMERICA, Tony Kushner's multi-award-winning two-part play, this summer. Part One Millennium Approaches will be in cine…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Andrew Loudon and More in New Political Comedy JAMES BONNEY MP by BroadwayWorld

RedNeedle Productions presents the world premiere of James Bonney MP a new, highly topical political comedy by Ian Buckley. James Bonney MP runs from Tuesday 20 June - Saturday 8 July at the…

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