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Benedum Center for the Performing Arts (Pittsburgh, PA)
719 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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Based on a novel by Bradford Ropes and the 1933 Warner Bros.

A big…bright…bold dance musical. It’s the ultimate backstage showbiz fairy tale when a stage struck understudy becomes an overnight star. Filled with a hit parade of songs like “Lullaby of Broadway,” “We’re in the Money,” “Shuffle Off to Buffalo” and of course, “42nd Street,” it will leave you tapping your toes, with a smile on your face and a song in your heart. This Tony Award winner for Best Musical is a song and dance extravaganza.



BROADWAY SESSIONS Offers Season Finale Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. (more...)

Des Moines Playhouse presents THE MUSIC MAN, 7/14-8/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

There's trouble in River City! Fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill (Brad D. Church) cons Iowa-stubborn citizens by convincing them to purchase instruments and uniforms for a boys' band. But his plans to skip town with the money are thwarted when he meets Marian (Katy Merriman), the librarian, and falls in loveÂ… first with her, and then with the town. 'The Music Man' is Meredith Willson's tribute to his home state, and one of the Playhouse's most-requested musicals. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE WEDDING SINGER Makes Love Connection at WEST END LIVE 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 took place last weekend, and BroadwayWorld has photos of the cast of THE WEDDING SINGER performing as part of the thrilling outdoor experience below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Marisha Wallace and John Owen Jones Bring Experience and Expression to WEST END LIVE 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 took place last weekend, and BroadwayWorld has photos of Marisha Wallace and John Owen Jones performing as part of the thrilling outdoor experience below! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from MARVIN'S ROOM on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 28, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the Broadway premiere of Marvin's Room, by Scott McPherson, directed by Obie Award-winning director, Anne Kauffman (Detroit) making her Broadway debut. Janeane Garofalo will star as 'Lee' in her Broadway debut; Lili Taylor will star as 'Bessie' and Celia Weston will star as 'Ruth.' BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Roundabout's MARVIN'S ROOM Opens Tomorrow on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

A friendly reminder! Roundabout Theatre Company presents the Broadway premiere of Marvin's Room by Scott McPherson directed by Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman, opening officially tomorrow, June 29, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rachel Tucker and Ben Forster Take the Stage at WEST END LIVE 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 took place last weekend, and BroadwayWorld has photos of Rachel Tucker and Ben Forster performing as part of the thrilling outdoor experience below! (more...)

Michael Hunsaker, Bligh Voth, and More Announced For THE TIME MACHINE at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The cast and creative team for the premiere of the new musical, The Time Machine, with book by David Mauk and Brenda Mandabach, music and lyrics by David Mauk, has been announced. The Time Machine, an Official Selection of the 2017 New York Musical Festival, will be directed by Justin Baldridge with choreography by Jim Cooney and music direction by Kristen Lee Rosenfeld. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE LION KING Roars at WEST END LIVE 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 took place over the weekend, and BroadwayWorld has more photos featuring the cast of THE LION KING performing as part of the thrilling outdoor experience below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Willemijn Verkaik Channels Elphaba at WEST END LIVE 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 took place over the weekend, and BroadwayWorld has more photos featuring Willemijn Verkaik performing as part of the thrilling outdoor experience below! (more...)

Photo Flash: The Barricade Boys Croon at WEST END LIVE 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 took place over the weekend, and BroadwayWorld has more photos featuring The Barricade Boys performing as part of the thrilling outdoor experience below! (more...)

Photo Flash: John Partridge Brings LA CAGE AUX FOLLES to WEST END LIVE 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 took place over the weekend, and BroadwayWorld has more photos John Partridge and the cast of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES performing as part of the thrilling outdoor experience below! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS Brings Warm Friendship to WEST END LIVE 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 took place over the weekend, and BroadwayWorld has more photos featuring Simon Lipkin and Craig Mather (Ratty and Mole, respectively) from THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS performing as part of the thrilling outdoor experience below! (more...)

Casting is Set for BECKY SHAW at Windy City Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Windy City Playhouse (3014 W. Irving Park Road) announces the complete casting for Gina Gionfriddo's "Becky Shaw," the dark, "ferociously funny" (The New York Times) comedy. Jeff Award winner Scott Weinstein directs the final production in Windy City Playhouse's third season, starring Theo Allyn ("The Matchmaker" at Goodman Theatre) in the title role as Becky Shaw. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kerry Ellis Brings Star Power to WEST END LIVE 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 took place over the weekend, and BroadwayWorld has more photos featuring Kerry Ellis performing as part of the thrilling outdoor experience below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Fulton Theatre Seizes the Day with Disney's NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre will present the Pennsylvania Premiere of the Tony Award-winning musical Disney's Newsies, June 6 through July 23. The inspirational Disney's Newsies, based on the real-life Newsboys strike of 1899 and the 1992 film, was the toast of Broadway for more than two years. (more...)

Photo Flash: BAT OUT OF HELL Revvs Up at WEST END LIVE 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 took place over the weekend, and BroadwayWorld has more photos featuring the cast of BAT OUT OF HELL performing as part of the thrilling outdoor experience below! (more...)

Nancy Anderson Joins Cast of NYMF's FOURTH MESSENGER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Fresh off the triumphant run of Sunset Boulevard, NANCY ANDERSON will play the role of world-famous spiritual teacher Mama Sid in New York Musical Festival and 4M Productions' East Coast premiere of THE FOURTH MESSENGER, a contemporary Western re-imagining of the Buddha legend featuring a flawed, female Buddha figure, as part of the New York Musical Festival. (more...)

Photo Flash: SCHOOL OF ROCK Teaches Lesson with an Edge at WEST END LIVE 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 took place over the weekend, and BroadwayWorld has more photos featuring the cast of SCHOOL OF ROCK performing as part of the thrilling outdoor experience below! (more...)

Broadway's DEMAS & RICE Celebrate Jones & Schmidt
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Join Broadway Stars and long-time friends, Carole Demas (GREASE original 'Sandy') and Sarah Rice (SWEENEY TODD original 'Johanna') in their musical celebration of Broadway's Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt (THE FANTASTICKS, I DO, I DO, CELEBRATION, 110 IN THE SHADE, COLETTE and more). (more...)

North Shore Music Theatre to Present BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) is proud to be producing a new and original production of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST uniquely conceived for our trademark theater-in-the-round. The beloved tale will delight New England audiences for three weeks starting Tuesday, July 11 and ending Sunday, July 30. (more...)

Photo Flash: KINKY BOOTS Brings Red Hot Heels to WEST END LIVE 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 took place over the weekend, and BroadwayWorld has more photos featuring the cast of KINKY BOOTS performing as part of the thrilling outdoor experience below! (more...)

Tap Your Feet to M & M Stage Productions' 42ND STREET at Kelsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Prepare to tap your feet along with M & M Stage Productions as they present the enduring and endearing classic "42nd Street" at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: LES MISERABLES Dreams a Dream at WEST END LIVE 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 took place over the weekend, and BroadwayWorld has more photos featuring the cast of LES MISERABLES performing as part of the thrilling outdoor experience below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Gets Inappropriate for Ninth Anniversary!
by Ben Cameron - Jun 26, 2017

Time really does fly, especially when you're having fun. And, let's be honest, we have a lot of fun at Broadway Sessions. So much so that nine years has flown by ever so quickly. And what better way to celebrate nine years of hurt special brand of musical theatre mania than with an "Inappropriate" Anniversary Show. We welcomed back a roster of Broadway Sessions favorites to share wildly inappropriate tunes and memories. The results were memorable, well, for most of our audience at least ;) (more...)

Photo Flash: Flash Bang Wallop! HALF A SIXPENCE Plays WEST END LIVE 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 took place over the weekend, and BroadwayWorld has more photos featuring the cast of HALF A SIXPENCE performing as part of the thrilling outdoor experience below! (more...)

Photo Flash: DREAMGIRLS Brings Passion and Flair to WEST END LIVE 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 took place over the weekend, and BroadwayWorld has more photos featuring the cast of DREAMGIRLS performing as part of the thrilling outdoor experience below! (more...)

Roundabout's NAPOLI, BROOKLYN Officially Bows Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

A friendly reminder! Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Roundabout Underground alumni playwright Meghan Kennedy's (Too Much, Too Much, Too Many) new play Napoli, Brooklyn, commissioned by Roundabout, directed by Gordon Edelstein, opens officially tomorrow, June 27, 2017 at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 W 46th Street). (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 6/26/2017
by - Jun 26, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 6/26/2017. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lynn Ahrens Attends RAGTIME Opening Night at Barrington Stage Co.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 25, 2017

Union Street in Pittsfield MA had all the excitement of a Broadway Opening as the Tony Award Winning Ragtime opened on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage of Barrington Stage Co. and Broadway and lyricist Lynn Ahrens were there.   (more...)

Photo Flash: ALADDIN and ON THE TOWN Take On West End Live
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 brought an exciting look at some of the best shows currently running yesterday. Take a look at the performances from Aladdin and On the Town below! (more...)

VIDEO: THE LION KING Keeps the Circle of Life Spinning at West End Live
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 comes to a close today. Watch The Lion King help kick off day two with their performance below! (more...)

VIDEO: SCHOOL OF ROCK is in Session at West End Live
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 comes to a close today. School may be out for the summer, but the School of Rock is just starting to heat up! (more...)

VIDEO: 42ND STREET Pounds the Pavement at West End Live
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 comes to a close today. Watch the cast of 42nd Street coo the Lullaby of Broadway! (more...)

VIDEO: Little is Unstoppable with MATILDA at West End Live
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 comes to a close today. Matilda's little star packs a big punch, check out the performance below! (more...)

Amy Spanger and Molly Ranson join Line-Up of Weekly Comedy VILLAIN: DEBLANKS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

This summer, the fun happens on Wednesday nights -- and it just got funnier with Amy Spanger (July 19) and Molly Ranson (August 16) joining the line-up! (more...)

Photo Flash: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS and WICKED Thrill at West End Live
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 came to a close today. The shows and the audiences turned up for a thrilling outdoor experience, check out the photos below! (more...)

VIDEO: WICKED Defies Gravity Like Never Before at West End Live
by Stage Tube - Jun 24, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 returns this Saturday and Sunday. Scroll down for a sneak peek! Watch Wicked stars Suzie Mathers and Willemijn Verkaik as they wow audiences! (more...)

VIDEO: Callin' Out Around the World! MOTOWN Grooves at West End Live
by Stage Tube - Jun 24, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 returns this Saturday and Sunday. Scroll down for a sneak peek! The stars of MOTOWN brought their beat to the outdoor concert series, check it out below! (more...)

VIDEO: Ain't It Great? West End Live Visits Agrabah with ALADDIN
by Stage Tube - Jun 24, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 returns this Saturday and Sunday. Watch as the cast of ALADDIN practically steals the show with their collection of stellar performances! (more...)

VIDEO: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is There at West End Live
by Stage Tube - Jun 24, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 returns this Saturday and Sunday. The Phantom of the Opera stars Ben Forster and Celinde Schoenmaker softly and deftly took the stage, check out the video below! (more...)

VIDEO: West End Live Keeps Strutting Along with KINKY BOOTS
by Stage Tube - Jun 24, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 returns this Saturday and Sunday. Watch below as Kinky Boots brings glitz, glamour, and attitude to the stage! (more...)

VIDEO: One Day Only! DREAMGIRLS Dazzles West End Live
by Stage Tube - Jun 24, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 returns this Saturday and Sunday. Dreamgirls belted and blew away the crowds, check out the performances below! (more...)

VIDEO: Hear Their Prayer - LES MISERABLES Performs at West End Live
by Stage Tube - Jun 24, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 returns this Saturday and Sunday. The cast of Les Miserables waved the flag of revolution for one day more, watch below! (more...)

VIDEO: Gone, Gone, Gone! BAT OUT OF HELL Rocks & Rolls at West End Live
by Stage Tube - Jun 24, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 returns this Saturday and Sunday. Bat Out of Hell brought rock and grunge and wild adventure to the stage, watch below! (more...)

Be Their Guest! North Shore Music Theatre Presents BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2017

Bill Hanney's award winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) is proud to be producing a new and original production of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST uniquely conceived for our trademark theater-in-the-round. The beloved tale will delight New England audiences for three weeks starting Tuesday, July 11 and ending Sunday, July 30. (more...)

VIDEO: The Cast of BEAUTIFUL is Feeling Natural at West End Live
by Stage Tube - Jun 24, 2017

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 returns this Saturday and Sunday. Watch the cast of Beautiful perform a set that just keeps grooving. (more...)

Jimmy Kieffer Sets Sail at NYMF In BACKBEARD: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Inspired by the popular children's books by Matthew McElligott and following its world premiere at the Theatre Institute at Sage College, Backbeard: The Musical will make its New York premiere as part of the New York Musical Festival.  (more...)

Review Roundup: Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The Muny's opening night performance of Disney's The Little Mermaid took place last night, June 20, 2017, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Jessica Tyler Wright Leads the Soccer Mom Wolf-Pack In PLAY LIKE A WINNER at NYMF; Full Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Producers of Play Like A Winner, the new musical by Erik Johnke & David Wolfson and winner of last year's NYMF Developmental Reading Award, are thrilled to announce the complete casting for this July's limited run during the 2017 New York Musical Festival (NYMF). (more...)

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