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  • STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes With Walnut Street Theatre's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
    by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2014

    Walnut Street Theatre concludes its landmark 205th season with an all-new production of Broadway's Tony Award-winning Best Musical, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING. Directed by Casey Hushion, with choreography by Michele Lynch, this musical extravaganza begins previews on May 13th, opens on May 21st and runs through July 13th on the WST Mainstage. Scroll down to see a behind the scenes look at the production! (more...)

    WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Thursday, April 24, 2014 - CABARET and THE GREAT IMMENSITY Open, NPH on LETTERMAN and More!
    by Jessica Showers - Apr 24, 2014

    Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: CABARET, starring Alan Cumming and Michelle Williams, opens on Broadway tonight! (more...)

    MEL BROOKS to Perform One-Night Only Solo Show at Geffen Playhouse
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

    Legendary comedian Mel Brooks will perform a one-man, one-night only show at Geffen Playhouse's Gil Cates Theater on Monday, April 28, 2014. (more...)

    YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN to Open 5/9 at Rivertown Theaters
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

    Under the direction of multi-talented performer, director and theatrical creator, Ricky Graham, and starring Rivertown Theaters' co-artistic director, Gary Rucker, Young Frankenstein, will debut in New Orleans May 9 - 24, closing out the 2014 Spring line-up on the theater's Main Stage. The multi-award winning musical, with the Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan and Music & Lyrics by Brooks, is an inspired re-imagining of Mel Brooks' classic comedy movie masterpiece. (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/19- THE PRODUCERS
    by Stage Tube - Apr 19, 2014

    Today in 2001, The Producers opened at the St. James Theatre, where it ran for 2502 performances. The Producers is a musical adapted by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan from Brooks' 1968 film of the same name, with lyrics written by Brooks and music composed by Brooks and arranged by Glen Kelly and Doug Besterman. As in the film, the story concerns two theatrical producers who scheme to get rich by overselling interests in a Broadway flop. Starring Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, it won a record-breaking 12 Tony Awards. It spawned a successful London production running for three years, national tours, many productions worldwide and a 2005 film version. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: THE PRODUCERS - A Smash Hit for Centre Stage
    by Paul Hyde - Apr 17, 2014

    A big, ambitious musical like 'The Producers' was a great choice to help Centre Stage in Greenville (S.C.) celebrate its 30th season. (more...)

    YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Runs 4/19-4/25 at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

    The Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center's production of Mel Brooks' hilarious musical YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN will play April 19 - May 25 with performances on Friday and Saturday at 8 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. There is no show on Friday, May 9th but a special performance has been added on Thursday, May 15th at 8 pm. Tickets for YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN are $24 for Adults, $20 for Seniors & Students. Due to adult humor, this production is recommended for audiences 14 and above. To purchase tickets for YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, call the box office at (805) 583-7900. (more...)

    South County High School Theatre to Stage THE PRODUCERS, 5/2-10
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

    Could you use a good laugh and a burst of spring? South County High School Theatre delivers just that with the musical comedy, The Producers, May 2-3, and May 9-10, 2014, at Dale Rumberger Performing Arts Center. (more...)

    Venue Theatre Presents A BENCH IN THE SUN by Ron Clark, 5/2-18
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2014

    When a once famous actress moves into the retirement home, two long-time friends compete for her attention. Think the Odd Couple + Sunshine Boys + Grumpy Old Men. (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in St. Louis - Week of 4/13/2014
    by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for St. Louis (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 4/13/2014
    by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Portland (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in South Carolina - Week of 4/13/2014
    by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for South Carolina (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/13/2014
    by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

    Review Roundup: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Opens - All the Reviews!
    by Review Roundups - Apr 10, 2014

    Producers Letty Aronson and Julian Schlossberg present the world premiere production of the brand new musical comedy BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, written by Woody Allen and based on the screenplay by Allen and Douglas McGrath for the 1994 film. Directed and choreographed by five-time Tony Award-winner Susan Stroman, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY officially opens tonight, April 10, 2014 at The St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

    Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts to Present YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, 5/9-24
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

    Under the direction of multi-talented performer, director and theatrical creator, Ricky Graham, and starring Rivertown Theaters' co-artistic director, Gary Rucker, Young Frankenstein, will debut in New Orleans May 9 - 24, closing out the 2014 Spring line-up on the theater's Main Stage. The multi-award winning musical, with the Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan and Music & Lyrics by Brooks, is an inspired re-imagining of Mel Brooks' classic comedy movie masterpiece. (more...)

    WIZARD OF OZ & More Set for TCM's Classic Film Festival
    by Movies News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

    Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) has announced that six of their classic films with upcoming tent-pole Blu-ray anniversary and special editions will be featured at the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival from April 10-13 in Hollywood. (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in South Carolina - Week of 4/06/2014
    by BWW - Apr 06, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for South Carolina (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/06/2014
    by BWW - Apr 06, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 4/06/2014
    by BWW - Apr 06, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Boston (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 4/06/2014
    by BWW - Apr 06, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Portland (more...)

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