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BWW Reviews: A Toe-Tapping, Tap-Dancing 42ND STREET at Allenberry Playhouse
by Marakay Rogers - Jul 10, 2014

Director Ryan Gibbs and choreographer Dann Dunn put the tapping feet of 42ND STREET on the Allenberry stage. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Gateway's 42ND STREET
by Melissa Giordano - May 28, 2014

You will find it truly refreshing to attend Gateway Theatre's beautiful incarnation of the Tony winning musical 42nd Street. I know what you're thinking... 42nd Street is done frequently... and you are correct. However, the right cast and a top notch director - Broadway's Randy Skinner who had a hand in the original Broadway production as well as the 2001 Broadway revival - breathes new life into a theatre staple. (more...)

30 Days Of The 2014 Tony Awards: Day #13 - 42nd STREET
by Pat Cerasaro - May 27, 2014

Today we continue the 2014 edition of our annual BroadwayWorld feature series spotlighting the very best Tony Awards-related moments of all time with a special focus on what many consider the final musical in the Golden Age tradition, 42nd STREET! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Aug 25, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, August 25, 2013 - Sunday, August 25, 2013. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/25- 42ND STREET
by - Aug 25, 2013

Today in 1980, 42nd Street opened at the Wintergarden Theatre, where it ran for 3486 performances. 42nd Street is a musical with a book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, lyrics by Al Dubin, and music by Harry Warren. The 1980 Broadway production, directed by an ailing Gower Champion and orchestrated by Philip J. Lang, won the Tony Award for Best Musical and became a long-running hit. Based on the novel by Bradford Ropes and the subsequent 1933 film adaptation, it focuses on the efforts of famed dictatorial Great White Way director Julian Marsh to mount a successful stage production of a musical extravaganza at the height of the Great Depression. (more...)

Weston Playhouse to Present Classic Musical 42ND STREET, 8/1-24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

While the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal continues to rock the Weston Playhouse (thru 7/27), and the tender new musical Loving Leo captivates audiences at the Rod & Gun Club (thru 8/4); yet another busload of talent has pulled into town and invites you to 'come and meet their dancing feet.' The feel-good Broadway favorite, 42nd Street, kicks off August with glitz and glamour on the Playhouse stage (8/1 - 8/24.) (more...)

Paramount Theatre Adds Larry the Cable Guy & More to 2013-14 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2013

Last March, the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, caused a big stir among its nearly 20,000 subscribers by revealing a blockbuster line-up for its 2013-14 Broadway Subscription Series: IN THE HEIGHTS (September 11-October 6, 2013); MISS SAIGON (October 30-November 24, 2013); 42ND STREET (January 15-February 9, 2014); and RENT (March 12-April 6, 2014). (more...)

Weston Playhouse Presents Classic Musical 42ND STREET, Now thru 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2013

While the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal continues to rock the Weston Playhouse (thru 7/27), and the tender new musical Loving Leo captivates audiences at the Rod & Gun Club (thru 8/4); yet another busload of talent has pulled into town and invites you to 'come and meet their dancing feet.' The feel-good Broadway favorite, 42nd Street, kicks off August with glitz and glamour on The Playhouse stage (today, 8/1 - 8/24.) (more...)

Weston Playhouse to Present Classic Musical 42ND STREET, 8/1-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2013

While the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal continues to rock the Weston Playhouse (thru 7/27), and the tender new musical Loving Leo captivates audiences at the Rod & Gun Club (thru 8/4); yet another busload of talent has pulled into town and invites you to 'come and meet their dancing feet.' The feel-good Broadway favorite, 42nd Street, kicks off August with glitz and glamour on the Playhouse stage (8/1 - 8/24.) (more...)

BWW Reviews: 42ND STREET At CM PAC
by Melissa Giordano - Jul 02, 2013

In watching 42nd Street at Creative Ministries Performing Arts Center (CM PAC), I couldn't help noticing that it seems the utmost important piece of this show is for the cast, wherever it may be running, be beyond top notch. There is no room for a weak link or it could come off really badly. Indeed, the cast of this Patrick Grossman directed incarnation is fantastic and delivers an energetic show. (more...)

EDUCATING RITA, NEXT TO NORMAL, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD and More Set for Weston Vermont Theatre's 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

Vermont's award-winning Weston Playhouse Theatre Company has announced its 2013 season of shows - a sweeping collection of modern classics and emergent theatrical work. Weston's Resident Producing Director Steve Stettler says the new season is 'populated by a collection of dreamers whose stories will send you out of the theatre full of hope.' (more...)

42ND STREET Opens At Boulder's Dinner Theatre Tonight! Running Through 02/16/2013
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2013

The glamour, spectacle and fashion of 1930s Broadway comes to Boulder's Dinner Theatre (BDT) just in time for the holiday season. Aspirations, hopes and dreams of love and success along the Great White Way tap their way across the stage when 42ND STREET opens at Boulder's Dinner Theatre November 9, 2012 through February 16, 2013. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Boulder's Dinner Theatre Presents Toe-Tapping Enthusiasm in 42nd STREET
by Michael Mulhern - Feb 09, 2013

This show was wonderfully executed and hit the ground tapping. This featured some fierce talents in tap and I sat there amazed at several of the numbers. (more...)

EDUCATING RITA, NEXT TO NORMAL, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD and More Set for Weston Vermont Theatre's 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2013

Vermont's award-winning Weston Playhouse Theatre Company has announced its 2013 season of shows - a sweeping collection of modern classics and emergent theatrical work. Weston's Resident Producing Director Steve Stettler says the new season is 'populated by a collection of dreamers whose stories will send you out of the theatre full of hope.' (more...)

42ND STREET Opens At Boulder's Dinner Theatre Tonight! Running Through 02/16/2013
by BWW News Desk - Nov 09, 2012

The glamour, spectacle and fashion of 1930s Broadway comes to Boulder's Dinner Theatre (BDT) just in time for the holiday season. Aspirations, hopes and dreams of love and success along the Great White Way tap their way across the stage when 42ND STREET opens at Boulder's Dinner Theatre November 9, 2012 through February 16, 2013. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/25- 42ND STREET
by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2012

Today in 1980, 42nd Street opened at the Wintergarden Theatre, where it ran for 3486 performances. 42nd Street is a musical with a book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, lyrics by Al Dubin, and music by Harry Warren. The 1980 Broadway production, directed by an ailing Gower Champion and orchestrated by Philip J. Lang, won the Tony Award for Best Musical and became a long-running hit. Based on the novel by Bradford Ropes and the subsequent 1933 film adaptation, it focuses on the efforts of famed dictatorial Great White Way director Julian Marsh to mount a successful stage production of a musical extravaganza at the height of the Great Depression. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Maine State Music Theatre's 42ND STREET
by Stage Tube - Aug 14, 2012

Maine State Music Theatre is in its final production of the season, 42nd Street. The show runs until August 25th; for tickets and showtimes contact the box office at (207) 725- 8769 or visit www.msmt.org. Check out the video preview below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Delightful 42ND STREET Lights Up the Stratford Stage
by Roy Berko - Jul 28, 2012

Stratford's 42nd STREET is a total delight. Anyone who loves great dancing, fine singing, and creative staging should be enchanted by this production. (more...)

Bloomington Civic Theatre Opens 2012-2013 Season With 42ND STREET, 8/17-9/16
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2012

Bloomington Theatre and Art Center (BTAC) today announced the tap dancing musical 42nd Street. This Bloomington Civic Theatre (BCT) production will run August 17 - September 16, 2012. 42nd Street will be directed and choreographed by Michael Matthew Ferrell, with music direction by Anita Ruth. The cast of 24 includes Larissa Gritti as 'Peggy', C. Ryan Shipley as 'Billy', Michael Fischetti as 'Julian Marsh', and Bonnie Erickson as 'Dorothy Brock'. (more...)

Photo Flash: The John W. Engeman Theater Presents 42nd STREET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2012

The John W. Engeman Theater presents four time Tony Award Winning Musical, 42nd STREET, beginning with previews on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 8:00 p.m., an official opening on Saturday, April 14 at 8:00 p.m. and running through June 17, 2012. Tickets are on sale for $60 and may be purchased by calling (631) 261-2900, by visiting www.engemantheater.com, or at the Engeman Theater Box Office at 250 Main Street, Northport. (more...)

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