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Photo Coverage: The Cast of MRS. DOUBTFIRE Meets the Press

The cast and creatives of Broadway's upcoming new musicalMrs. Doubtfirecame together for a special preview performance and meet and greet. [Author: Genevieve Rafter Keddy]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Mrs Doubtfire, Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Photo Flash: See Katie Rose Clarke and Noah Weisberg in DATE OF A LIFETIME

Abingdon Theatre Company Chad Austin, Artistic Director presented a one night only benefit performance of 'Date of a Lifetime' on February 17th a new musical with book and lyrics by Carl Kissin, music by Robert Baumgartner, Jr. with musical direction by Isaac Harlan and directed by Nathan Brewer. The performance starredKatie Rose Clarke Wicked, Light in the Piazza and Noah Weisberg South Pacific, Legally Blonde. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Piazza, BWW News Desk, Katie Rose Clarke, Nathan Brewer, Noah Weisberg, Isaac Harlan, Carl Kissin, Robert Baumgartner Jr

Nik Walker and Matt Manuel Will Join AIN'T TOO PROUD as Otis Williams and David Ruffin

The producers of Broadway's Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations announced today that they will welcome Hamilton alum Nik Walker and Detroit native Matt Manuel to the musical as Otis Williams and David Ruffin, respectively, beginning Friday, February 28, 2020. Derrick Baskin and Ephraim Sykes, the Tony Award nominated original Temptations actors, will depart the production on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Detroit, Hamilton, Otis Williams, David Ruffin, BWW News Desk, Ephraim Sykes, Nik Walker, Matt Manuel Will Join, Matt Manuel, Derrick Baskin

Second Stage Theater to Host Special Book Signing for GRAND HORIZONS' Maulik Pancholy's THE BEST AT IT

Second Stage Theater Carole Rothman, President and Artistic Director will hold a special book signing for the acclaimed children's book The Best At It following the Wednesday, February 26 2pm performance of GRAND HORIZONS at the Hayes Theater 240 W 44th Street. The event will be for ticket holders only. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk, Carole Rothman, Hayes Theater

Patina Miller to Star in POWER Prequel Series

Patina Miller will star in the upcoming prequel spinoff of Starz's series Power. According to TV Line, Miller will star inPower Book III Raising Kanan, and the serieswill follow the early years of Kanan Stark. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Starz, Miller, TV News Desk, Kanan, Patina Miller

Best shows to see in London in 2020

Putting on the world’s greatest shows since Shakespeare made his mark in the 1500s, London is right up there with Broadway as the most iconic place in the world to watch theater. If you’ve made your way through the long list of West End giants like The Lion King and Mamma Mia, don’t worry — you’re not done just yet. From the dark, heart-wrenching melodrama to the all-singing, all-dancing musicals, here’s our pick of London’s hottest new shows for 2020. 1. Romeo & Juliet, Shakespeare’s Globe...
Tags: Travel, Elsa, Jessica Chastain, UK, New York, Hollywood, London, Theatre, Disney, Bbc, Julia Roberts, Jake Gyllenhaal, New York Times, Stephen Sondheim, Yann Martel, Broadway

Kerry Butler, Zachary Noah Piser, Alexander Gemignani and More to Star in THE DOGS OF PRIPYAT at The Green Room 42

GREEN ROOM 42 will presentThe Dogs of Pripyat in concert on Monday, March 2, 2020 at 700PM, as part of the GR42 New Works Series. Inspired by the true story of the abandoned dogs of Chernobyl who learned to survive and even thrive under unimaginable circumstances, The Dogs of Pripyat is an evening of heartbreak, hope, and humor that explores the inextinguishable desire in all of us to live when life seems least possible. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Pripyat, BWW News Desk

Photo Flash: First Look at Ivo van Hove's WEST SIDE STORY on Broadway!

Tomorrow is the big night Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Storywill openThursday, February 20, at the Broadway Theatre. We've got your first look at the cast in action [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Ivo van Hove, BWW News Desk, West Side Storywill

DIANA Has Donated a Large Block of Seats for a Performance in March in Support of The Actors Fund

Diana producers Grove Entertainment Beth Williams, Frank Marshall and The Araca Group announced today that they have donated a large block of seats for the Monday, March 16th performance at 800 PM in support of The Actors Fund. This is a rare opportunity to attend Diana during previews where 100 of these Producer's Picks tickets purchased will benefit The Fund. The evening will be a unique occasion for The Fund ticket buyers and friends of the community to be able attend and support those in the...
Tags: Theatre, Diana, Araca Group, BWW News Desk, Grove Entertainment Beth Williams Frank Marshall

VIDEO: Watch Erika Jayne Perform 'Roxie' on The Wendy Williams Show

Watch Erika Jayne perform 'Roxie' from Chicago on The Wendy Williams ShowTake a look at the clip below [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Chicago, Wendy Williams, Erika Jayne, Roxie, Stage Tube, Wendy Williams Show, Erika Jayne Perform Roxie

QUIZ: Test Your West Side Story Knowledge!

With the newest production of the classic West Side Story opening February 2020, we're putting you to the test How well do you know the story of Sharks versus Jets from throughout its history Take the quiz [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Sharks, West Side Story, BWW News Desk

You Can Now Order the ALLEGIANCE DVD Box Set

TheLimited Collector's Edition DVD Box Set ofAllegiance is now on sale [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk

Annaleigh Ashford to Star in New Chuck Lorre Comedy at CBS

Annaleigh Ashford is set tostar in Chuck Lorre's newCBS comedy pilot B Positive, according to Variety. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Cbs, Annaleigh Ashford, Chuck Lorre, TV News Desk

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! MACK & MABEL

Performances begin tonight for the New York City Center Encores first show of the 2020 season- Mack Mabel, running for seven performances February 19-23. Led by Broadway's Douglas Sills and Alexandra Socha in the title roles, the production will also star Major Attaway Fatty Arbuckle, Michael Berresse William Desmond Taylor, Lilli Cooper Lottie Ames, Ben Fankhauser Frank Wyman, Jordan Gelber Mr. Kessel, Evan Kasprzak Freddy, Raymond J. Lee Andy, Kevin Ligon Eddie, Janet Noh Ella, and Allen Lewis...
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Mabel, Bauman, BroadwayWorld TV, New York City Center Encores, Douglas Sills, Alexandra Socha, Allen Lewis Rickman, Mack Mabel, Major Attaway Fatty Arbuckle

TRUE CRIME OBSESSED Podcast Will Play Live on Broadway; Special Guests to Include Lesli Margherita and More

'True Crime Obsessed,' the hit podcast recapping true crime documentaries with signature hilarity and sass, has announceda historic show at the Hayes Theater, marking the first time in history a podcast has performed live on Broadway. Co-hosts Patrick Hinds and Gillian Pensavalle are bringing their true crimecomedy podcast live to the stage for one memory-making night, recapping the documentary 'Frank Serpico' - the 2017 documentary that features former NYPD officer Frank Serpico telling the sto...
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Lesli Margherita, BWW News Desk, Gillian Pensavalle, Frank Serpico, Patrick Hinds, Hayes Theater, Broadway Co

Tough Talk On Theatre Diversity Efforts

I am a white, male, liberal administrator working in New York’s nonprofit theatre community. I see firsthand how the word “diversity” has kicked up a lot of dust throughout the industry. Yet for as long as we’ve been having conversations, and task forces, and panel discussions, and industry-wide conferences, I’m still struggling to see how this word aligns with clear, intentional, or lasting change. – Howlround
Tags: Art, New York, Theatre, 02.18.20

Can A Theater Function With Four Artistic Directors? Philadelphia’s Wilma Theater Will Try It

Blanka Zizka, who founded the company with her ex-husband Jiri about 40 years ago and has been sole artistic director since a couple of years before his death in 2012, “has recruited three new co-artistic directors — noteworthy local playwright/director James Ijames, Russian-born director Yury Urnov (who’s had a long association with Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in Washington), and Morgan Green of the New Saloon theater in Brooklyn — to share the AD responsibilities with her starting this sum...
Tags: Art, Washington, Theatre, Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Blanka Zizka, Jiri, Morgan Green, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, New Saloon, 02.18.20, James Ijames Russian, Yury Urnov

BWW Album Review: West End Production of Dolly Parton's 9 TO 5 Still Giving Women a Voice Almost 40 Years Later

While it's fun to re-live 80's fashion in the workplace and bop along to the renowned 9 to 5 tune, this cast album explores the tough emotions and issues that give voice to women who didn't have the visibility, as more current social movements have allowed. [Author: Courtney Savoia]
Tags: Theatre, Dolly Parton, Courtney Savoia

Photo: First Look at the Art For Avett Brothers Musical SWEPT AWAY

The new musical Swept Away, featuring the music of The Avett Brothers, will have its world premiere at Berkeley Rep this summer, beginning performances on June 14, starring John Gallagher, Jr. and Stark Sands. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, John Gallagher Jr, Berkeley, Avett Brothers, BWW News Desk, Avett Brothers Musical

Photo Coverage: Remembering Zoe Caldwell

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Zoe Caldwell, four-time Tony Award-winning Broadway actress, died peacefully at the age of 86 at her home in Pound Ridge, New York, on Sunday, February 16, 2020. The cause of death was complications due to Parkinson's disease, according to her son, Charlie Whitehead. Today, we remember Caldwell with a look back at photos from our archives. [Author: Walter McBride]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Tony, Parkinson, Caldwell, Walter McBride, Zoe Caldwell, Pound Ridge New York, Charlie Whitehead

Photo Coverage: Remembering Lynn Cohen

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, actress Lynn Cohen who gained fame in 'Sex and the City' and 'The Hunger Games' died on February 14th. Cohen has appeared in over 120 movies as well as a string of Broadway and Off-Broadway plays and television appearances. She was 86. Today, BroadwayWorld remembers Cohen with a look back at some photos from our archives... [Author: Walter McBride]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Cohen, BroadwayWorld, Walter McBride, Lynn Cohen

BWW TV: Watch Lizzie Bea and Marisha Wallace Perform Songs From HAIRSPRAY

You can't stop the beatHairspray is coming back to the West End, and to celebrate this exciting return, two of the show's cast members performed numbers from the show.Watch the video below [Author: BroadwayWorld UK TV]
Tags: Theatre, West End, BroadwayWorld UK TV, Lizzie Bea, Marisha Wallace

HADESTOWN, THE PROM, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, and More Set For the Ahmanson's 2020-21 Season

Center Theatre Grouphas announced its54th season at the Ahmanson Theatre, which features Hadestown, Dear Evan Hansen, The Prom, To Kill a Mockingbird, and more [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Ahmanson, EVAN HANSEN, BWW News Desk

Review Roundup: What Did London Critics Think Of BE MORE CHILL?

Be More Chill opened in London last night at The Other Palace It's based on the groundbreaking novel of the same name by Ned Vizzini, with original music and lyrics by Joe Iconis and a book by Joe Tracz. Let's see what the critics think [Author: Review Roundups]
Tags: London, Theatre, Review Roundups, Joe Iconis, Ned Vizzini, Joe Tracz

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Atlantic Theatre Company's ANATOMY OF A SUICIDE

Anatomy of a Suicide began performances on February 1 and opened on Tuesday, February 18 atAtlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater 336 West 20th Street. The production is a limited engagement through March 15, 2020. BroadwayWorld was there for the show's opening night and you can check out the photos [Author: Jennifer Broski]
Tags: Theatre, BroadwayWorld, Linda, Atlantic Theatre Company, Jennifer Broski, atAtlantic Theater Company

Review Roundup: Atlantic Theatre Company's ANATOMY OF A SUICIDE - What Did the Critics Think?

Anatomy of a Suicide began performances on February 1 and opened on Tuesday, February 18 at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater 336 West 20th Street. The production is a limited engagement through March 15, 2020. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Atlantic Theater Company, Linda, BWW News Desk, Atlantic Theatre Company

Wake Up With BWW 2/19: First Look at the New FROZEN Cast, and More!

Today's top stories get a first look at new cast members in Frozen, and more [Author: Stephi Wild]
Tags: Theatre, Stephi Wild

VIDEO: Lea Salonga Joins Rachelle Ann Go For A MISS SAIGON Duet

West End star Rachelle Ann Go and Tony Award-winner Lea Salonga made Manila concert goers' Valentines Day extra specialduring her Homecoming concert at the Marriott Grand Ballroom, Resorts World Manila. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Manila, Saigon, Lea Salonga, Rachelle Ann Go, Stage Tube, Rachelle Ann, Marriott Grand Ballroom Resorts World Manila

Norbert Leo Butz Joins DEBRIS on NBC

Deadline reports that two time Tony-winning actor Norbert Leo Butz has joined the cast of NBC's upcoming sci-fi pilot, 'Debris.' He stars alongside Jonathan Tucker and Riann Steele. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Nbc, Theatre, Tony, Jonathan Tucker, Norbert Leo Butz, TV News Desk, Riann Steele

VIDEO: Stephanie Beatriz Talks About Auditioning for IN THE HEIGHTS

Stephanie Beatriz credits her 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' co-star Melissa Fumero for encouraging her to give it her all and try out for the upcoming movie musical 'In The Heights,' which she ended up scoring a role in. Stephanie also reveals that starring in the movie with Broadway actress Daphne Rubin-Vega is extremely special since she looked up to her as a Latina woman when she was growing up. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Stephanie, Latina, Stage Tube, Stephanie Beatriz, Daphne Rubin Vega, Melissa Fumero, Brooklyn Nine Nine co