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ANYTHING GOES National Tour to Host Student Workshop in South Carolina, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company's national tour of the 2011 Tony Award-winning Anything Goes will complete 13 months of "Education@Roundabout" on the road with a student Postcard Production Workshop on Thursday, November 14 in Greenville, SC. Anything Goes will play at the Peace Center in Greenville, SC through November 17, 2013. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Tony-Winning ANYTHING GOES Revival Is The Tops in O.C.
by Michael L. Quintos - Sep 26, 2013

After almost a year of touring North America, the Roundabout Theatre Company's buoyant Tony Award-winning revival of ANYTHING GOES has finally docked its madcap ship of lunatics at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa for a shamefully-short one-week engagement through September 29. Featuring an incredible lead performance by Broadway vet Rachel York as Reno Sweeney, this old-fashioned crowd-pleaser is, hands-down, one of the most jubilantly entertaining revivals in recent years. It's pure smile-inducing, gimmick-free musical comedy fun. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES Makes OC Premiere at Segerstrom Center, Now thru 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

The national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES, the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, will make its Orange County premiere tonight, September 24 - 29 at Segerstrom Center for the Arts as part of the Curtain Call Series. (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT (Original Broadway Cast) is Decadently Schmaltzy
by David Clarke - Sep 18, 2013

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT closed up shop on Broadway on June 15, 2013. The show enjoyed 478 regular performances and 27 preview performances over the course of about 15 months. Its notices were mixed to positive, and there are plans to kick off a National Tour for the 2014-2015 season. For those of us who missed the show on Broadway, the lively and decadently glitzy NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT (Original Broadway Cast Recording), which was released by Shout! Factory and distributed by Sony Records, perfectly allows us to acquaint ourselves with the production before it plays in our regional venues. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES National Tour to Drop Anchor at 5th Avenue Theatre, 10/15-11/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

The Roundabout Theatre Company's Anything Goes, the recent Broadway revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, will make its Seattle premiere at The 5th Avenue Theatre, playing October 15 - November 3. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES Closes Today at the Princess of Wales Theatre in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2013

The national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES closes today, August 25, after playing an extended run at the Princess of Wales Theatre. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES National Tour to Sail into The Fox Theatre, 8/20-25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2013

The national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES, the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, will make its Atlanta premiere August 20-25, 2013 at The Fox Theatre as part of the Theater of the Stars 2013-2014 series. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES National Tour to Sail into The Fox Theatre, 8/20-25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

The national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES, the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, will make its Atlanta premiere August 20-25, 2013 at The Fox Theatre as part of the Theater of the Stars 2013-2014 series. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES Extends Through Aug 25 at the Princess of Wales Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

David Mirvish has announced announce a one week extension of the national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES, now playing until August 25 at the Princess of Wales Theatre. (more...)

Rush Policy Announced for ANYTHING GOES at Princess of Wales Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

David Mirvish is proud to present the national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES, the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece. ANYTHING GOES plays a strictly limited engagement, July 17 - August 18 at the Princess of Wales Theatre. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES National Tour to Sail into The Fox Theatre, 8/20-25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

The national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES, the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, will make its Atlanta premiere August 20-25, 2013 at The Fox Theatre as part of the Theater of the Stars 2013-2014 series. (more...)

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Closes on Broadway Today; National Tour to Launch in 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2013

The producers of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy Nice Work If You Can Get It have announced that the Broadway production will play its final performance today, June 15, 2013 after 27 previews and 478 regular performances at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). The production began performances on March 29, 2012 and opened on Apr 24, 2012. A national tour will be launched in the 2014-2015 season. (more...)

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Begins Final Two Weeks on Broadway; Closes June 15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2013

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, the Tony Award-winning musical comedy starring two-time Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick and Tony Award nominee Jessie Mueller, is now in its final two weeks of performances on Broadway. The final performance will be Saturday, June 15. NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT features music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro, and is directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award-winner Kathleen Marshall. The production is playing at Broadway's Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). (more...)

ANYTHING GOES to Make OC Premiere at Segerstrom Center, 9/24-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2013

The national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES, the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, will make its Orange County premiere September 24 - 29 at Segerstrom Center for the Arts as part of the Curtain Call Series. (more...)

SEMINAR's Jeff Goldblum, END OF THE RAINBOW's Tracie Bennett and More Set for Center Theatre Group's 2012-13 Ahmanson Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

The 2012-2013 Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre season was announced today by CTG Artistic Director Michael Ritchie. The new season, the 46th season at the Music Center of Los Angeles, will include Jeff Goldblum in the West Coast premiere of the smart, sexy, new Broadway comedy "Seminar," Rachel York in the beloved 1930s musical romp - Cole Porter's "Anything Goes," the American premiere and pre-Broadway presentation of the dramatic musical "Backbeat" which features classic rock 'n' roll in its story of the birth of the Beatles, Tracie Bennett starring as the iconic Judy Garland in the West Coast premiere of the acclaimed play with music - "End of the Rainbow," and the daring new musical that explores a shocking event in American history - Kander and Ebb's "The Scottsboro Boys." In addition, the exuberant musical "Fela!" will return for a limited engagement as a bonus option to the season subscription. (more...)

Richard Maltby Jr. Recounts AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Roots & Reception
by Pat Cerasaro - May 15, 2013

In a new entry in the Masterworks Broadway LEGENDS OF BROADWAY web series, Tony-winning director/lyricist Richard Maltby Jr. discusses the inception of the idea through to conception, casting, enaction and reception of the Fats Waller revue AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES Comes to the Kennedy Center, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2013

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company's Anything Goes in the Kennedy Center Opera House from June 11 to July 7, 2013. Winner of the 2011 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, Roundabout Theatre Company's Anything Goes sails direct from Broadway under the direction of Kathleen Marshall, who won the 2011 Tony Award for Best Choreography. The production features music and lyrics by Cole Porter; original book by P.G. Wodehouse & Guy Bolton and Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse; and new book by Timothy Crouse and John Weidman. Press opening night is Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: NICE WORK's Jessie Mueller Sings 'For You' on TODAY
by Stage Tube - May 09, 2013

Tony nominated actress Jessie Mueller, currently starring in the Tony Award-winning musical comedy Nice Work If You Can Get It, appeared on NBC's 'Today' this morning, May 9th in the 10:00 a.m. hour as part of Kathie Lee and Hoda's 'Everyone Has a Story' segment. Mueller sang 'For You', co-written by Lee for 7-year-old AJ Kelm, who is battling a rare form of epilepsy, and his mother. Click below to watch! Mueller's performance begins around the 4-minute mark. (more...)

NICE WORK's Jessie Mueller to Appear on NBC's TODAY, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2013

Tony nominated actress Jessie Mueller, currently starring in the Tony Award-winning musical comedy NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, will appear on NBC's 'Today' tomorrow, Thursday, May 9th in the 10:00 a.m. hour as part of Kathie Lee and Hoda's 'Everyone Has a Story' segment. NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, featuring music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro, is directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award-winner Kathleen Marshall. The production is playing at Broadway's Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street) through Saturday, June 15. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES National Tour To Make Its St. Paul Premiere At the Ordway Center for Performing Arts, May 7-12
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2013

The national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES, the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, will make its St. Paul premiere May 7-12, 2013, at the Ordway Center for Performing Arts as part of its 2012-2013 Theatrical Season. (more...)

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