Thursday, February 20, 2020

BWW Review: Ivo van Hove's Alarmingly Charmless WEST SIDE STORY

Dear kindly Ivo van Hove, I often like your work, But when you stage revivals Your concepts go berserk. Your symbolism's clunky, Your edits are too thick. West Side Story doesn't need your s…

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Review Roundup: WEST SIDE STORY Opens On Broadway - See What the Critics Are Saying!

Tonight, tonight! Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story opens tonight at the Broadway Theatre.

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Breaking: THE INHERITANCE Will Conclude Broadway Run This Spring

Producers Tom Kirdahy, Sonia Friedman Productions, and Hunter Arnold announced today that Matthew Lopez' THE INHERITANCE, directed by Stephen Daldry, will conclude its Broadway run on Sunday…

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Alanis Morissette Announces 2020 European Tour

Today, seven-time GRAMMY® Award-winner and multi-platinum singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette announces her much anticipated European leg of her 2020 World Tour celebrating 25 years of Jagg…

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Bebe Neuwirth Will Recur on THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT

Deadline reports that two-time Tony winner Bebe Neuwirth has been cast on 'The Flight Attendant,' a new series at HBO Max.

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Photo Coverage: Nickel the Buffalo Takes Residence at AMERICAN BUFFALO

To celebrate the upcoming revival of David Mamet's AMERICAN BUFFALO, directed by Neil Pepe, Nickel the Buffalo, a 9' x 5', 90 lb. life-size buffalo, took residence at the Circle in the Squ…

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Photo Flash: Original Stars Carol Lawrence and Jaime Sanchez Return to WEST SIDE STORY

Tonight (tonight)'s the night! Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story opens tonight, February 20, at the Broadway Theatre. Just last night, however, the compan…

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BWW TV: Hangin' with the Cast of THE MINUTES on Broadway!

Performances for Steppenwolf's production of The Minutes by Tracy Letts, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, begin Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at the Cort Theatre (138 W 48th St) on Broadway, and of…

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Review Roundup: Encores! MACK & MABEL

Performances are underway 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 Sill…

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Positions with the Public Theater, Florida Studio Theatre, Asolo Rep, Nashville Rep, More in this Week's BroadwayWorld Classifieds, 2/20

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 2/20/2020 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

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Amas Musical Theatre to Honor Lillias White and Nancy Negron Santiago With 2020 'Rosie' Award

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer), New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968, will celebrate its 51…

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Introducing Online Theater Classes for Singing

BroadwayWorld and The Institute for American Musical Theatre are joining forces to bring an exclusive series of online classes in Acting, Singing, and Dance to students around the world! Wit…

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Photo Flash: Montego Glover, Joshua Boone and More in ALL THE NATALIE PORTMANS

All The Natalie Portmans is currently in performances at the Susan & Ronald Frankel Theater at The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space (511 West 52nd Street) with official opening night s…

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VIDEO: REPEAT ATTENDERS Documentary Shines Spotlight on Broadway Super-Fans

In May 2020. Australian independent filmmaker, Hello Dooley Productions will premiere REPEAT ATTENDERS- a feature-length documentary film that takes us inside the fascinating world of musica…

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Broadway Theatres to Dim Lights in Memory of Tony Award Winning Producer Margo Lion

The Broadway community mourns the loss of multiple Tony Award® winning producer Margo Lion, who died on January 24, 2020 at age 75. To commemorate her life and work, the Committee of Theatr…

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Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Bernadette Peters on KATY KEENE!

Bernadette Peters is  has a guest starring role this season on The CW's series Katy. Peters' first episode is tonight, Thursday, February 20th at 8pm Eastern (7pm central). 

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Photo Flash: First Look at Encores! 2020 Season Opener- MACK & MABEL!

Performances are underway 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 Sill…

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Tracy Letts' THE MINUTES on Broadway!

Performances for Steppenwolf's production of The Minutes by Tracy Letts, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, begin Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at the Cort Theatre (138 W 48th St) on Broadway, and of…

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BWW Flashback: Meet Andrew Lloyd Webber's CINDERELLA, Carrie Hope Fletcher

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, Carrie Hope Fletcher will play Cinderella in Andrew Lloyd Webber's highly anticipated new production at the Gillian Lynne Theatre, with performances conf…

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Actors' Equity Association Has Released a Statement Regarding WEST SIDE STORY

Actors' Equity Association released the following statement after a report in the New York Times that members of West Side Story have become concerned about safety and that the producers hav…

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BWW Exclusive: See Behind-the-Scenes Photos From NT Live & Fathom Events' CYRANO DE BERGERAC Starring James McAvoy

US audiences can see the National Theatre's 'Cyrano de Bergerac,' starring James McAvoy, live from the West End at their neighborhood theater for one night only, today, February 20!

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Bernadette Peters, Sierra Boggess and More Join BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF!; Complete Casting Announced

The 10th Annual BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! will take place on Monday, February 24 at the Edison Ballroom. Hosted by Broadway's Julie Halston (Tootsie, You Can't Take it With You, Sex and the Ci…

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Tony Winner Steve Kazee and Jenna Dewan Announce Engagement

Tony winner Steve Kazee and Jenna Dewan have just announced their engagement! The couple, whois also expecting their first child together, made the announcement yesterday via Instagram. Bro…

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Roster of Schools Announced For This Year's Roger Rees Awards

The Broadway Education Alliance has announced the 2020 roster of Greater New York City high schools participating in the 10th annual presentation of The  Roger Rees Awards for Excellenc…

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HOLLYWOOD, Starring Darren Criss, Jeremy Pope, & More, Will Debut This May on Netflix

Netflix has announced that the 7-episode limited series HOLLYWOOD will debut May 1 on the streamer.

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VIDEO: The Cast of West Side Story Talk the Show's Return to Broadway on TODAY

Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Stor opens tonight, February 20, at the Broadway Theatre. Isaac Powell, Shereen Pimentel, Dharon Jones and the rest of the you…

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BWW TV: Watch Rob McClure and Company Give a Sneak Peek of MRS. DOUBTFIRE on Broadway!

Rehearsals are officially underway for Mrs. Doubtfire on Broadway, which is set to begin previews on Monday, March 9 in advance of an official opening night on Sunday, April 5 at the Step…

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Photo Flash: PRINCE OF EGYPT Cast Poses For All New Portraits

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, the brand-new musical that is now in previews at London's Dominion Theatre, has released a series of principal cast character portraits!

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Exclusive: Gavin Creel Teases New Show With Sara Bareilles!

Gavin Creel is the first star to appear on a new weekly podcast, launched today by concert producers Club 11 London and William J Connolly. On the show, Creel teases an exciting new project …

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Wake Up With BWW 2/20: WEST SIDE STORY Opens Tonight, and More!

Today's top stories: West Side Story officially opens tonight, and more!

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Photo Flash: Inside the 9th Annual ARTISTS FOR WORLD PEACE ON BROADWAY

Artists for World Peace, a nonprofit organization, hosted its 9th annual ARTISTS FOR WORLD PEACE ON BROADWAY,

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