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The Who's Tommy - Broadway

It was announced that producers Hal Luftig and Patrick Catullo will bring a new production of the classic rock opera The Who's Tommy back to Broadway in the 2021 season, directed by two-time Tony Award-winner Des McAnuff, who also directed the original Broadway production.

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by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2020
Adam Blanshay Productions and The Theatre Café have announced further details for the forthcoming episodes of The Theatre Channel.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2020
Adam Blanshay Productions and The Theatre Café have announced additional details for the next two episodes of The Theatre Channel. Debuting this Friday, October 30, Episode 2 is a Halloween-themed episode with songs from The Rocky Horror Show, Beetlejuice, Into the Woods, Dracula, Carrie, Young Frankenstein and Jekyll and Hyde.
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2020
The Stratford Festival has released a new flashback video to its 2013 production of Tommy.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
In celebration of 100 years as a community theater, the Novato Theater Company is Sharing The Spotlight with performers from across the Bay Area, in an on-line, live streamed fundraiser and auction on Saturday. May 16, starting at 7:00 PM. Access the YouTube stream by going to the Novato Theater Company website: NovatoTheaterCompany.org.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
Broadway's Donnie Kehr (Jersey Boys, The Who's Tommy) has written and produced the song a?oeNew York City Stronga?? an anthem for the city's First-responders and front-line workers during the COVID-19 crisis.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
Newly announced prizes for the first place winners include: A virtual voice lesson with Matt Farnsworth prior to recording your single, a session with Telsey+ Company's Rachel Hoffman to hone in your audition skill, a free subscription to BroadwayWorld Edu - online classes in singing, acting, and dancing worth over $1200!
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2020
After careful consideration, Broadway Theatre Project (BTP) has decided to move its 2020 summer intensive online in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020
A a?oevirtual lockdown productiona?? of Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years will be presented starring Danny Becker (Jamie) and Lauren Samuels (Cathy), with Samuels also making her directorial debut. The actors will record their parts entirely in isolation, using only what is available to them, which will be edited together into a full-length show.
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2020
Actor, singer and songwriter Donnie Kehr (Jersey Boys, The Who's Tommy) kicked off Memorial Day Weekend with the release of his new single 'New York City Strong' available on iTunes, Spotify, YouTube and anywhere you stream music.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020
Victorian Opera has announced the postponement of its previously announced production of The Who's Tommy.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2020
You voted, here they are! In no particular order, meet our top 25 in the college category.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020
Broadway and Television veteran Donnie Kehr (Jersey Boys, House of Cards, The Who's TOMMY) is no stranger when it comes to raising money. Kehr is the co-founder of The PATH Fund Inc, and creator of the annual Rockers On Broadway benefit concert series. Kehr has written and produced a new song 'New York City Strong'.
by Stage Tube - May 1, 2020
When Broadway veteran Dan Domenech joined the performing company of a cruise ship, he didn't know he'd be quarantined at sea for two months. Watch as he tells the tale of being stuck for 50 days with other cast and crew members due to the health crisis.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater announces its 2020 Summer Theater Season, featuring five plays performed on the Julie Harris Stage. Performances start June 10 and run through October 18.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2020
JOOKMS announces a call for submissions to the inaugural Spotlight Summer Performance Series. The Unframed at New Stage Theatre Series and JOOKMS will provide a platform for Mississippi-made LGBTQ+ writers and performers. The reading series will run July 20th - 26th and will feature LGBTQ+ one-act and full-length plays.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
Out of the Box Theatrics has announced a return engagement for its site-specific production of the Broadway musical Baby, starring Tony Award winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal). The production, directed and choreographed by Mr. Paulini, will play from April 17 through May 10, 2020 in a 60-seat loft at Theatrelab (357 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor). Opening night is Monday, April 27.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2020
Alice Ripley went live on Instagram this weekend and performed a one-woman Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? while wearing a onesie.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020
DIANA is officially in previews on Broadway! Tony Award®-winning director Christopher Ashley (Come From Away) and the writers behind the Tony Award-winning musical Memphis (Joe DiPietro and David Bryan) bring us face-to-face with one of the 20th century's most compelling figures in this landmark musical event, featuring an epic and sweeping contemporary score with music supervision and arrangements by Olivier Award® winner Ian Eisendrath, choreography by Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Kelly Devine, and Diana's iconic style reimagined by six-time Tony Award-winning costume designer William Ivey Long.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020
This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020
The Novato Theater Company's fourth show of its 100th season is The Who's Tommy with music and lyrics by Pete Townsend, book by Pete Townshend & Des McAnuff with additional music & lyrics by John Entwistle & Keith Moon. The original album has sold 20 million copies and has been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2020
Victorian Opera has announced the cast of The Who's Tommy. The Who's Tommy runs at the Palais Theatre, St Kilda from Friday 14 August 2020 to Friday 21 August 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
The Philly POPS kicks off Spring Break with a splash of Broadway magic at The Met Philadelphia in Disney's Broadway Hits.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020
Get to know the Next on Stage top 15 contestants! Meet college student Armand Akbari!
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 4, 2020
While live theatre in New Jersey is being paused due to the Covid-19 outbreak, we continue our series of interviews with theatre professionals to learn more about how they are coping and their future plans. Andrew DePrisco, the Artistic Director of Axelrod Performing Arts Center told us about his background and his position.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2020
After record-breaking opening week sales, Rubicon Theatre Company has announced details related to the first event of Rubicon Goes Retro, the company's Safe-Distance Drive-In Theatre Concert Series featuring live 75-minute concerts at the Ventura County Fairgrounds that patrons can enjoy from the safety and comfort of their cars.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 19, 2020
Broadway favorite Norm Lewis is one of the stars of Spike Lee's newest film, Da 5 Bloods. The film, which premiered June 12 on Netflix, follows four African American veterans, who battle the forces of man and nature when they return to Vietnam seeking the remains of their fallen squad leader and the gold fortune he helped them hide.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020
The JOCUNDA MUSIC, FILM & THEATRE FESTIVAL Presents a Virtual Play Reading of RECLUSE by Don Rosenthal and Directed by Van Dirk Fisher on Zoom on SUNDAY, JUNE 14TH @ 7 PM EST (U.S. and Canada).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020
Broadway married couple Libby Servais and Stephan Stubbins have joined with Broadway friends to present 'Libby & Stephan Live: Father's Day Eve on Broadway' live from their living room on Saturday, June 20th.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020
Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning stars of the stage and screen Norm Lewis, Megan Hilty, and Cheyenne Jackson will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series, the weekly virtual series based on Seth Rudetsky's international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020
Los Altos Stage Company (LASC) is saying goodbye to founding Education Director, Jillian Toby Cummings, and hello to new Education Director/Associate Artistic Director, Gary Ferguson, effective August 1, 2020.   Cummings has been LASC's Education Director since joining the Company in February 2016, when she founded LASC's now highly successful education programs. Jillian's responsibilities also include management of Los Altos Youth Theatre's (LAYT) three annual on-stage productions.  
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020
Atlanta's Alliance Theatre has announced the productions of the Alliance's 52nd season. This season, the Alliance is reimagining how to gather, where to take the stage, and how a story comes to life.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020
Berkshire Theatre Group has announced another event for the community, Bobbie's Summer Series, where on select weekends in August, Berkshire County's talented musicians and dancers will provide diverse entertainment for adults and children alike.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020
The JOCUNDA MUSIC, FILM & THEATRE FESTIVAL Presents A Virtual Play Reading of THE BREAKING POINT by Karen Brown and directed by Van Dirk Fisher on Sunday, July 26th at 8PM EST and 1AM BST on Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020
The JOCUNDA MUSIC, FILM & THEATRE FESTIVAL Presents A Virtual Play Reading of THE BREAKING POINT by Karen Brown and directed by Van Dirk Fisher on Sunday, July 26th at 8PM EST and 1AM BST on Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2020
Seth Rudetsky's internationally acclaimed Broadway concert series that first began in Provincetown at The Art House in 2011 is now a weekly virtual series entitled The Seth Concert Series. Norm Lewis' performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 18, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! On July 17, he chatted with Broadway favorite Norm Lewis!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 17, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, July 17 (12pm ET), as he chats with Broadway favorite Norm Lewis!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2020
Fustercluck Music Productions has been founded by Keith Levenson (Musical Director/Conductor of The Bridges of Madison County and Amazing Grace; conductor: Tony® and Grammy® Award winning Dreamgirls) and Gilgamesh Taggett (Oliver Warbucks in Annie; Shrek in Shrek the Musical, Satan/Warm Up Guy in Jerry Springer the Opera).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020
The Axelrod Performing Arts Center is introducing the Anne & Sheldon Vogel Virtual Concert Series, Thursday evenings at 7 pm, beginning on July 16, streaming on Facebook Live. Co-produced by Remember Jones and Andrew DePrisco, this summer series includes a lineup of Broadway stars, American Idol alumni, and up-and-coming young artists.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts have announced the eight-part online interview series, Backstage with MMD: Random Notes & Anecdotes From Productions Directed By Marcia Milgrom Dodge.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
Mercury Theater Chicago announced today the cast and crew of the spectacular musical comedy PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, running in the Venus Cabaret Theater from March 20 through June 28.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
Artistic Director, Hunter Foster has announced Redhouse Arts Center's 2020-21 Main Stage Season featuring several Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning productions that are sure to delight audiences of all ages. With every production this season, Redhouse will utilize its versatile theatre space to treat audiences to a thrilling theatre experience. 'We found our audiences really loved the intimacy of our productions, as they did with our musical, Rent', stated Foster. 'Having the actors so close to the audience really elevated the story's emotional level. No other theatre in Central New York gives such an immersive experience to an audience the way Redhouse can, and we want to continue experimenting with our spaces for the 20/21 season', he concluded. Building on this year's success, Redhouse will offer five Main Stage shows with some productions offering an extended three week run.
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2020
Peter Stampfel's 20 Century is a 100 song collection produced by iconic indie producer Mark Bingham (R.E.M., Elvis Costello, Marianne Faithful, Hal Wilner...) recorded over the course of nearly 20 years.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2020
Circle Theatre, West Michigana??s go-to destination for exceptional theatrical arts in an intimate setting, will continue bringing live entertainment to Grand Rapids with the Circle Popup Concert Series running now through the end of September.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2020
Paramount School of the Arts in downtown Aurora has launched a free series of live, virtual Master Classes Mondays every Monday from 5 to 6 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020
In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and providing motivation to get up and get shakin', we're taking a look back and paying tribute to some of the greatest dance numbers in musical theater history! Today's number, 'Dancing Through Life' from Wicked!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2020
In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and providing motivation to get up and get shakin', we're taking a look back and paying tribute to some of the greatest dance numbers in musical theater history! Today's number, 'Big Spender' from Sweet Charity!
by Peter Nason - Apr 16, 2020
The Beatles! Rihanna! Michael Jackson! Johnny Cash! Kanye West! The Rolling Stones! Aretha Franklin! Bob Dylan! Miles Davis! Nirvana! BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest albums from the rock and rap era (1950-2020); see if your favorites made the grade!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020
Join WGN-TV's a?oeAround Towna?? correspondent Ana Belaval and a star-studded line-up of more than 20 top Chicago stage performers for Chicago Offstage! Live at Home, a virtual streaming event debuting live on Season of Concern's new YouTube channel (https://tinyurl.com/soctube) on Sunday, April 19, at 6 p.m. CST.
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 13, 2020
Stephen Mosher compiles and presents a list of shows presented online in their entirety. It's enough to get you through an entire week of isolating. Or a day, if you binge-watch.