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UPDATE: The Phantom Is Finally Coming To America- LOVE NEVER DIES Will Tour US in 2017; Statement ReleasedUPDATE: LOVE NEVER DIES Will Tour US in 2017; Statement Released
Posted: May. 19, 2015


VIDEO: Brian d'Arcy James, Christian Borle & Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN Perform on 'Tonight'VIDEO: Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN Perform Medley on 'Tonight Show'
Posted: May. 16, 2015


Original Cast of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE to Reunite for 10th Anniversary Benefit ConcertOriginal 'SPELLING BEE' Cast to Reunite for 10th Anniversary Benefit Concert
Posted: May. 20, 2015


STAGE TUBE: Christopher Rice Gets #Tappy to Meghan Trainor Hit in 'Bang Dem Taps'TV: Christopher Rice Gets #Tappy to Trainor Hit in 'Bang Dem Taps'
Posted: May. 20, 2015


American Theater Company Artistic Director PJ Paparelli Dies at 40American Theater Company Artistic Director PJ Paparelli Dies at 40
Posted: May. 21, 2015


BWW TV: Amen! Watch Highlights of Jim Parsons in Broadway's AN ACT OF GODBWW TV: Amen! Watch Highlights of Jim Parsons in Broadway's AN ACT OF GOD
Posted: May. 21, 2015


Lea Salonga Interviews LES MISERABLES' New 'Fantine' Rachelle Ann GoLea Salonga Interviews LES MISERABLES' New 'Fantine' Rachelle Ann Go
Posted: May. 19, 2015


NBC to Host Open Call for 'Dorothy' in THE WIZ LIVE!NBC to Host Open Call for 'Dorothy' in THE WIZ LIVE!
Posted: May. 19, 2015


Photo Flash: Sail On! First Look at Mirvish's Reimagined TITANIC in Toronto; Could It Port on Broadway?Photo Flash: Sail On! First Look at Mirvish's Reimagined TITANIC in Toronto; Could It Port on Broadway?
Posted: May. 22, 2015


VIDEO: Anna Kendrick Takes on James Corden in a Riff-Off on THE LATE LATE SHOWVIDEO: Anna Kendrick Takes on James Corden in a Riff-Off on THE LATE LATE SHOW
Posted: May. 17, 2015


Breaking News: Taye Diggs Will Return to the Stage as Broadway's Newest HEDWIG!Breaking News: Taye Diggs Will Return to the Stage as Broadway's Newest HEDWIG!
Posted: May. 18, 2015


VIDEO: ON THE TOWN Cast Performs 'New York, New York' on 'Today'VIDEO: ON THE TOWN Cast Performs 'New York, New York' on 'Today'
Posted: May. 18, 2015


Photo: First Look - Meryl Streep Stars as Opera Diva Florence Foster Jenkins in Upcoming BiopicPhoto: First Look - Meryl Streep Stars as Opera Diva Florence Foster Jenkins
Posted: May. 22, 2015


BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- Tonys Special with 2015 Nominee Chita Rivera!BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH- Chita Rivera!
Posted: May. 16, 2015


Breaking News: Kate Shindle Elected New President of Actors' EquityBreaking News: Kate Shindle Elected New President of Actors' Equity
Posted: May. 21, 2015


BWW TV: Go Inside Rehearsal with the Cast of York Theatre Company's CAGNEY!BWW TV: Go Inside Rehearsal with the Cast of York Theatre Company's CAGNEY!
Posted: May. 16, 2015


Review Roundup: MCQUEEN, Starring Stephen Wight and Dianna Agron, Opens at the St. JamesReviews: MCQUEEN, Starring Wight & Agron, Opens at the St. James
Posted: May. 20, 2015


BWW's On This Day - May 23, 2015
by on May 23, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)
BWW Reviews: THRILL ME, Old Rep Theatre Birmingham, May 22 2015 BWW Reviews: THRILL ME, Old Rep Theatre Birmingham, May 22 2015
by Jenny Antill on May 23, 2015

Nominated for seven 'Offies' and 'Best Off West End Production' at the 2012 Whatsonstage Awards, Climar Productions' 2011 production of Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story moved to the Charing Cross Theatre for a very successful run before being revived in 2014 for the Edinburgh Fringe where it won the Bobby Award for 'Best Production'. By special arrangement with Samuel French, the show is now in the middle of a UK tour. (more...)
Musical Director to the Stars- Todd Schroeder Highlights Importance of Today's Musical Theatre Musical Director to the Stars- Todd Schroeder Highlights Importance of Today's Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2015

Musical director, producer, composer and performer Todd Schroeder will be a featured workshop teacher at Camp Bravo's upcoming Drama Teachers Retreat, which begins today May 22 and lasts through May 25. (more...)
Photo Flash: Matthew Morrison and NEVERLAND Cast Rehearse Tony Awards Performance Photo Flash: Matthew Morrison and NEVERLAND Cast Rehearse Tony Awards Performance
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2015

The new Broadway musical Finding Neverland, starring Matthew Morrison, Kelsey Grammer andLaura Michelle Kelly, began previews on March 15 and officially opened April 15, 2015 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). FINDING NEVERLAND Tweeted a rehearsal photo. Check it out below! (more...)
The Mendocino Theatre Company Names New Executive Director The Mendocino Theatre Company Names New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2015

The Mendocino Theatre Company is pleased to announce that Pamela W. Allen will take over as the company's Executive Director when Felicia Freitas steps down this August. (more...)
The Keegan Theatre Presents CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF The Keegan Theatre Presents CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2015

The Keegan Theatre presents Tennessee Williams' masterpiece Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, the inaugural production in the company's renovated theatre. The show will open on June 27, 2015, and will run through July 26, 2015. (more...)
BWW Reviews: Ma Ha Nei Bu Eebowai for THE BOOK OF MORMON BWW Reviews: Ma Ha Nei Bu Eebowai for THE BOOK OF MORMON
by Amanda Finn on May 22, 2015

It's quickly becoming a household name. Although it's nothing like some of the shows considered 'classic Broadway', it has erupted into an existence far from anything of its kind on stage. Book of Mormon could be considered a somewhat mythical creature in the realm of theatre. The ultimate amalgamation of all things Broadway and South Park - this show is a masterpiece. (more...)
Ingrid Michaelson Previews A SUMMER NIGHT OUT Tour with Live Dress Rehearsal at TPAC Ingrid Michaelson Previews A SUMMER NIGHT OUT Tour with Live Dress Rehearsal at TPAC
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2015

Before launching her "A Summer Night Out" Tour, indie-pop sweetheart Ingrid Michaelson will offer a preview performance in the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's James K. Polk Theater on Monday, June 1 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)
A. D. Players Children's Theater to Present JOSHUA AND THE TA-RA, TA-RAA, TA-RAAA! A. D. Players Children's Theater to Present JOSHUA AND THE TA-RA, TA-RAA, TA-RAAA!
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2015

A. D. Players announces that the original musical Joshua and the Ta-Ra, Ta-Raa, Ta-Raaa! will open July 14 and run through August 16, 2015. Performances will take place on the Grace Theater stage as the final show of the company's 2014-2015 Children's Theater season. (more...)
East West Players Announces Extension for THE WHO'S TOMMY, Feat. Cliffton and Deedee Hall East West Players Announces Extension for THE WHO'S TOMMY, Feat. Cliffton and Deedee Hall
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2015

East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theatre of color in the country, celebrating its 50th Anniversary season, is pleased to announce the extension of "The Who's TOMMY" which opened on May 13. Music and Lyrics by Pete Townshend, Book by Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff, Additional Music and Lyrics by John Entwistle and Keith Moon. (more...)
Photo Flash: Playhouse on Park's OLEANNA Photo Flash: Playhouse on Park's OLEANNA
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2015

Check out photos from Oleanna by David Mamet at Playhouse on Park - Thur - Sun until May 31st! (more...)
HIDDEN TREASURES IV: SONGS OF LARRY KERCHNER Songs  To Be Presented at Birdland on Sunday, May 31 HIDDEN TREASURES IV: SONGS OF LARRY KERCHNER Songs To Be Presented at Birdland on Sunday, May 31
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2015

Stars of New York's Cabaret and theatre worlds will perform the songs of renowned composer/arranger Larry Kerchner in the fourth edition of 'Hidden Treasures: Songs of Larry Kerchner.' (more...)
Possum Point Players Bring Maycomb, Alabama to Life in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Possum Point Players Bring Maycomb, Alabama to Life in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2015

A cast of more than 30 local actors bring Maycomb, Alabama, to the Possum Point Players' stage as they present the American classic, "To Kill a Mockingbird." The players open the stage version just before Pulitzer Prize winning author Harper Lee's upcoming publication of a long-lost second novel, "Go Set a Watchman." (more...)
Pete Townshend On Rock Operas Vs. Rock Musicals & CLASSIC QUADROPHENIA Pete Townshend On Rock Operas Vs. Rock Musicals & CLASSIC QUADROPHENIA
by Pat Cerasaro on May 23, 2015

The Who gets classical! (more...)
Ben Forster Set To Reprise JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR In Athens, 7/3-4 Ben Forster Set To Reprise JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR In Athens, 7/3-4
by Pat Cerasaro on May 22, 2015

SUPERSTAR hits the amphitheater! (more...)
BWW Reviews:  Elevator Repair Service's THE SOUND AND THE FURY is of Questionable Significance BWW Reviews: Elevator Repair Service's THE SOUND AND THE FURY is of Questionable Significance
by Michael Dale on May 22, 2015

The concept of the company's presentation of William Faulkner's text proves more interesting than watching its execution. (more...)
BWW Reviews: STACY SULLIVAN's Intimate New Show at the Metropolitan Room Has An Identity Problem BWW Reviews: STACY SULLIVAN's Intimate New Show at the Metropolitan Room Has An Identity Problem
by Alix Cohen on May 22, 2015

Stacy Sullivan is a warm and amusing storyteller with an entertaining family history. The first six numbers of her new Metropolitan Room show on Thursday night, Since You Asked (after the Judy Collins song), are bridged by tales of her parents, grandparents, great grandparents, and her upbringing in Oklahoma. Unfortunately, five of these songs have only the most tenuous relationship to material that follows, diminishing reception with thoughts of--Where's the connection? What's she trying to say? (more...)
Photo Flash: Go Inside Opening Night of Signature Theatre's CABARET! Photo Flash: Go Inside Opening Night of Signature Theatre's CABARET!
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2015

Signature Theatre's CABARET, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner(Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Dreamgirls), plays through June 28. The John Kander and Fred Ebb classic is the final production of Signature Theatre's 25th Anniversary. The production will star Taylor (NBC's Smash, Broadway's Rock of Ages) as The Emcee and Weed (Off-Broadway's Heathers: The Musical, Found) as Sally Bowles. Go inside last night's opening night below! (more...)
ABT Alumni to Attend Performance of GISELLE This Weekend ABT Alumni to Attend Performance of GISELLE This Weekend
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2015

American Ballet Theatre will welcome over 200 former Company members as part of a 75th Anniversary alumni weekend. The weekend will include a special showing by the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School and a dancer seminar. The events will conclude with alumni attending a performance of Giselle today evening, May 23. The performance features Stella Abrera in her ABT debut as Giselle, opposite Guest Artist Vladimir Shkylarov as Albrecht and Veronika Part as Myrta. (more...)
The Hajjar Hooligans to Play 54 Below, Today The Hajjar Hooligans to Play 54 Below, Today
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2015

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Bergen County's Michael & Brian Hajjar in 'Hajjar Hooligans' on May 23rd 2015 at 11:30 pm. (more...)