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Date of Birth: June 28, 1926 (90)
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Today's the Day! Your Complete Guide to the Broadway Flea Market!Today's the Day! Your Complete Guide to the Broadway Flea Market!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2016

Broadway enthusiasts and stars alike will flock to New York City's famed theatre district today for the 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction (#broadwayflea), produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Want to plan your route in advance? Scroll down for this year's map, plus close-ups of each zone and a list of participants! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/24/2016
by - Sep 24, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/24/2016. (more...)

Name That Show With Paper Mill Playhouse's New Photo QuizName That Show With Paper Mill Playhouse's New Photo Quiz
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Paper Mill has been creating world-class musicals since 1938. Can you name these shows with one photo clue? Take the quiz here! (more...)

Javier Munoz, Mandy Gonzalez, Will Chase, Ben Vereen and More Join Sunday's Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction LineupJavier Munoz, Mandy Gonzalez, Will Chase, Ben Vereen and More Join Sunday's Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Broadway enthusiasts and stars alike will flock to New York City's famed theatre district this Sunday, September 25, 2016, for the 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction (#broadwayflea), produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

BWW Interview - John Treacy Egan Returns as Franz Liebkind in Paper Mill's THE PRODUCERSBWW Interview - John Treacy Egan Returns as Franz Liebkind in Paper Mill's THE PRODUCERS
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 23, 2016

Today, John Treacy Egan speaks with BWW about revisiting the role of this Nazi-loving, Broadway-crazed nutjob! (more...)

Photo Flash: Theatre UCF Presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEINPhoto Flash: Theatre UCF Presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Just in time for the Halloween season, the Theatre UCF comes alive with The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, running October 20 through 30 on the UCF Main Stage. (more...)

Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal with Paper Mill Playhouse's THE PRODUCERSPhoto Coverage: In Rehearsal with Paper Mill Playhouse's THE PRODUCERS
by Walter McBride - Sep 22, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents Mel Brooks' award-winning musical The Producers. The cast just met the press, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the full company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Motown Records Founder Berry Gordy Awarded National Medal of Arts by President ObamaMotown Records Founder Berry Gordy Awarded National Medal of Arts by President Obama
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

President Obama will award the 2015 National Medal of Arts to Motown Records founder Berry Gordy on Thursday, September 22, 2016 in the East Room of The White House accompanied by The First Lady. (more...)

Miranda Musical Society Presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEINMiranda Musical Society Presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Miranda Musical Society decided it was time to bring a show to their audiences that puts the word 'comedy' firmly into 'musical comedy'. The comedic genius Mel Brooks adapted his legendarily funny film into this hilariously brilliant stage musical called 'Young Frankenstein'.  (more...)

Mel Brooks Musical Comedy YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN  Opens 34th Season at the Norris TheatreMel Brooks Musical Comedy YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Opens 34th Season at the Norris Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Palos Verdes Performing Arts is mounting a new staging of Mel Brook's Broadway hit musical comedy 'Young Frankenstein,' which was adapted from the comic genius' classic 1974 movie. The production will run September 23 to October 9 the 450-seat Norris Theatre on the Palos Verdes Peninsula in the South Bay area of Los Angeles. (more...)

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN to Stomp Into Community Theatre of Little RockYOUNG FRANKENSTEIN to Stomp Into Community Theatre of Little Rock
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

The Community Theatre of Little Rock will continue its 61st Season with its Halloween production of 'Young Frankenstein: The Musical' by Mel Brooks. Show dates are October 14th-16th, 21st-23rd and 28th-30th, to be held at The Studio Theatre, 320 West 7th Street in Downtown Little Rock. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

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Broadway AM Report, 9/15/2016 - THE CHERRY ORCHARD, BROADWAY VILLAINS & More!Broadway AM Report, 9/15/2016 - THE CHERRY ORCHARD, BROADWAY VILLAINS & More!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 15, 2016

Today's big news: BROADWAY VILLAINS live it up at 54 Below, Barbara Cook receives The Players' first-ever Helen Hayes Award, and THE CHERRY ORCHARD, starring Diane Lane, starts previews on Broadway tonight! (more...)

Audra McDonald, Mel Brooks, & More to Receive National Medal of ArtsAudra McDonald, Mel Brooks, & More to Receive National Medal of Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

It was announced today that a number of Broadway veterans are set to be awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama later this month. (more...)

Documentary NORMAN LEAR: JUST ANOTHER VERSION OF YOU to Premiere on PBS, 10/25Documentary NORMAN LEAR: JUST ANOTHER VERSION OF YOU to Premiere on PBS, 10/25
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The first documentary about the 94-year-old television legend, AMERICAN MASTERS --NORMAN LEAR: JUST ANOTHER VERSION OF YOU, premieres nationwide Tuesday, October 25 (more...)

North Coast Repertory Theatre Presents LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOORNorth Coast Repertory Theatre Presents LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

North Coast Repertory Theatre, which mounted a monster hit last year with Neil Simon's Chapter Two, is now staging LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR, the playwright's love letter to his early career as a writer for Sid Caesar's "Your Show of Shows."  Described by Variety as "a battery of yuks that barely lets up," the play recounts his writing, fighting and wacky antics during the days of live television when he cavorted with such comedy legends as Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks as they tried to please their terrifyingly demanding boss. Tickets are certain to be flying out the window for this wildly hysterically funny romp, so order early to avoid disappointment.   (more...)

Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for ANNIE in ChicagoTickets on Sale Tomorrow for ANNIE in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Broadway In Chicago has announced that individual tickets for the U.S. National Tour of ANNIE go on sale to the public Friday, September 9. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 9/7/2016 - Vosk Flies to WICKED, TORUK Lands in NYC and More!Broadway AM Report, 9/7/2016 - Vosk Flies to WICKED, TORUK Lands in NYC and More!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 7, 2016

Today's big news: Jessica Vosk and Kristen Martin join the WICKED tour today, Cirque du Soleil's AVATAR-inspired show TORUK begins in NYC, and WAITRESS' Jessie Mueller & Jenna Ushkowitz will take part in a talkback tonight! (more...)

IT'S ALIVE! Mel Brooks' YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Headed to London's West End. Is Broadway Next?IT'S ALIVE! Mel Brooks' YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Headed to London's West End. Is Broadway Next?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

At a recent screening of his classic 1974 comedy, Blazing Saddles, comedy legend Mel Brooks teased at a brand-new production of a stage version of another one of his classic films, 'Young Frankenstein'.  (more...)

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Jolts Back to Theaters for One Night ft. Live Introduction by Mel BrooksYOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Jolts Back to Theaters for One Night ft. Live Introduction by Mel Brooks
by Movies News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

It's alive! It's alive! up on the big screen for one special night when 20th Century Fox and Fathom Events present the electrifying comedy classic “Young Frankenstein” in cinemas nationwide. (more...)

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