42nd Street

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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.


Rosie Bitts to Bring STORIES OF LOVE AND PASSION to United Solo Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Canadian Burlesque Star, Rosie Bitts, makes her New York City debut in her new solo-show, Stories of Love and Passion which is being presented by the Untied Solo Theatre Festival. Stories of Love and Passion is written and performed by Rosie Bitts, directed and dramaturged by Suzanne Bachner and accompanied by Jeff Poynter. Rosie will be donating 5% of all profits from her solo work, Stories of Love and Passion, to local organizations that advocate for sex workers. (more...)

Matt Dengler to Join Jessica Grove in Prospect Theater's THE UNDERCLASSMAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Prospect Theater Company has announced additional casting for The Underclassman, an original musical that explores F. Scott Fitzgerald's coming of age as a writer on the eve of World War I, and his first romance with the elusive debutante Ginevra King. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of ALMOST HOME
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 19, 2014

The world premiere of Walter Anderson's play Almost Home, directed by Michael Parva and produced by The Directors Company, opened last tonight, September 18, at the Acorn theatre on Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Almost Home stars Joe Lisi (Take Me Out), James McCaffrey (FX's 'Rescue Me'),Jonny Orsini (The Nance), Brenda Pressley (The Lyons), and Tony Award-winner Karen Ziemba(Contact). BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Pigpen Theatre Company Performs for the Crowds of 42nd Street
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Sep 19, 2014

During an unprecedented, one-day-only pop-up tour around New York City, PigPen Theatre Co. just performed a special live musical performance on 42nd Street, as well as other iconic New York locations including the New York Public Library, the Highline and the NYC Subway. BroadwayWorld was there for one of the special performances and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

Steps Beyond to Present THE WOMEN OF FOSSE, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Steps Beyond announces another of its lively and informative Artists Talks with three 'Broadway Babies' who can rightly be called The Women of Fosse - Diane Laurenson, Dana Moore and Mimi Quillin. Laurenson and Moore have appeared in five Fosse shows between them - Sweet Charity, Chicago, Fosse, Dancin', and Big Deal, and Quillin performed in Sweet Charity and was also assistant to Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon. The Broadway veterans will share fascinating stories about the great choreographer, drawn from their personal experiences and highlighted by film clips, followed by a Q&A session and reception. Sunday October 5, 7:30 PM at Steps on Broadway, 4th floor. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Highlights from ALMOST HOME!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 19, 2014

The world premiere of Walter Anderson's play Almost Home, directed by Michael Parva and produced by The Directors Company, opened last tonight, September 18, at the Acorn theatre on Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Almost Home stars Joe Lisi (Take Me Out), James McCaffrey (FX's 'Rescue Me'),Jonny Orsini (The Nance), Brenda Pressley (The Lyons), and Tony Award-winner Karen Ziemba (Contact). BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you exclusive highlights from the show below! (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: September 13-19
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 19, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include opening night of LOVE LETTERS, Barbra Streisand on Jimmy Fallon, the American Theatre Wing's Annual Gala honoring Dame Angela Lansbury, and more! (more...)

Tony Winner Christine Ebersole to Headline Landmark's 2014 Spotlight Gala, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Some nights are magical from start to finish. Each year Landmark on Main Street's Spotlight Gala is one of the Most Enchanting Evenings and this year will be no exception. On November 8, Spotlight Gala '14 will once again be filled with incredible music when Two-Time Tony Award Winner Christine Ebersole brings her critically acclaimed new show to our stage followed by a Party in the tented Spotlight Club with gourmet delicacies by H on the Harbor and a festive, elegant ambiance. (more...)

Gabriel Portuondo's THE RIME to Make World Premiere at United Solo, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Experience the World Premiere of THE RIME, a captivating one man theatricalization of 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner', Samuel Taylor Coleridge's epic poem featuring Gabriel Portuondo: Monday, September 22 at 7:30 PM, Theatre Row, 410 W. 42nd Street, NYC, as part of the United Solo Theatre Festival. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ALMOST HOME, Opening Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The world premiere of Walter Anderson's play ALMOST HOME, directed by Michael Parva and produced by The Directors Company, opens tonight, September 18, at the Acorn theatre on Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). ALMOST HOME stars Joe Lisi (Take Me Out), James McCaffrey (FX's 'Rescue Me'), Jonny Orsini (The Nance), Brenda Pressley (The Lyons), and Tony Award-winner Karen Ziemba(Contact). (more...)

KRITZERLAND AT 50 Celebration Set for Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal presents KRITZERLAND AT FIFTY on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Michael Yates Crowley, Sarah Gancher & More Named 2014-15 Playwrights Realm Writing Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The Playwrights Realm has selected four early-career playwrights for its 2014-15 Writing Fellows program: Michael Yates Crowley, Sarah Gancher, Emma Goidel, and Tony Meneses. (more...)

Pigpen Theatre Co. to Perform Live Concerts Throughout New York City Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Today, during an unprecedented, one-day-only pop-up tour around New York City, PigPen Theatre Co. will perform special live musical concerts at iconic New York locations including the High Line, the Times Square Subway station, the New York Public Library and 42nd Street. (more...)

BABA to Premiere at United Solo Festival Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The Fifth Annual United Solo Theatre Festival presents the World Premiere of Baba, written and performed by Alex Mahgoub at Theatre Row Studio Theatre. After the first performance on October 1st sold-out, a second show was added on Wednesday, October 8th. Armando Merlo, who won a FringeNYC Solo Show Excellence Award in 2012 for his solo show, Salamander Starts Over, directs. (more...)

DM Playhouse to Host Singularity Sensational Sale, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The Des Moines Community Playhouse is holding its Singularly Sensational Sale, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM, Saturday, Oct. 4. The costume sale, in the theatre's lobbies, features pieces from the past 20 years of Playhouse shows, vintage clothing, and fabric and notions. With Halloween right around the corner, this is a great opportunity to find one-of-a-kind costumes. (more...)

Cathy Lind Hayes' THE BEAUTY, THE BANSHEE & ME to Play United Solo Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

This October, actress CATHY LIND HAYES will bring her show The Beauty, The Banshee & Me to the fifth annual United Solo Festival, the world's largest solo theatre event, for its World Premiere. Written and performed by Hayes, the show is a tribute to both the mother who raised her, and the woman who gave her up. (more...)

Olympia Dukakis, Lily Rabe, Brian d'Arcy James and More to Appear in Red Bull Theater's 11th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Red Bull Theater today announced that their Eleventh Season will include a rare revival of John Ford's 'Tis Pity She's a Whore along with an all new season of their acclaimed Revelation Readings, including Dekker & Middleton's The Honest Whore, Ford's Perkin Warbeck and Love's Sacrifice, Baillie's De Montfort, Ludlam's Camille, Euripides's Hippolytos, Middleton's A Chaste Maid in Cheapside, Calderon's Life Is a Dream, Ibsen's The Wild Duck (a new version by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Auburn), Beaumont & Fletcher's The Maid's Tragedy, Marston's The Dutch Courtesan, Sheridan's The School For Scandal, with casts that include Olympia Dukakis, Hamish Linklater, Lily Rabe, Charlayne Woodard, Brian D'Arcy James, Rocco Sisto, Robert Cuccioli, Charles Busch, Everett Quinton, Arnie Burton, Tom Hewitt, Jennifer Ikeda, Christopher Innvar, Sam Tsoutsouvas, Rebecca Brooksher, Jeremy Shamos, Harris Yulin, Nick Westrate, Carson Elrod, and Jeanine Serralles, among others. (more...)

Kuperman Brothers to Star in Columbia Stages' OVER THERE, Running 10/15-18 at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Columbia Stages is proud to present OVER THERE, a playful drama by Mark Ravenhill (Shopping and Fucking) and an allegory of competing ideologies set across both the Berlin Wall and consumer driven America. (more...)

TOP HAT Tour Coming to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, 21 October - 1 November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

TOP HAT, winner of three Olivier Awards, for 'Best New Musical', 'Best Choreography', 'Best Costume Design' from its seven nominations and winner of the Evening Standard Award for 'Best Night Out', embarks on a 47-week UK tour, visiting Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Tue 21 Oct - Sat 1 Nov 2014. (more...)

Judy Norton, Lynn Lowery and Jessica Snow-Wilson to Star in 'I HEAR VOICES' Benefit at Rockwell: Table & Stage, 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

I HEAR VOICES: SONGS FOR PSYCHOSIS, a benefit concert with proceeds going to Medicinal Missions, produced by Kevin Field and Adam Kern with music direction by Kevin Field and Bryan Blaskie, is set for Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Denise Spann-Morgan Joins 9/29 Reading of BIRTHDAY PIE at Irvington Town Hall Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The stage unit of Iron Violet Productions, Iron Violet Stage, in association with Denman Turner Entertainment Group, will present a staged reading of 'Birthday Pie', written by best-selling author, and playwright, Arthur Wooten on September 29th, 2014, at 7:30 PM. The performance will be held on the renovated stage at the historic Irvington Town Hall Theater, in Irvington, New York -- thirty minutes from Manhattan, by train. There will be a 'talk-back' with the author, and producer(s). (more...)

United Solo to Kick Off Fifth Season in New York, Featuring 130 Productions, 9/18-11/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Theatre Row on New York's famous 42nd Street is home to the world's largest solo theatre festival, United Solo. Its fifth season takes place tomorrow, September 18 - November 23, 2014 and features 130 productions from around the world in categories including drama, comedy, stand-up, mime, improv, musical, and many more. (more...)

MY FAIR LADY Opens 9/24 at Ocean State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), has announced the opening of their third season in their new state-of-the-art theatre in Warwick. The company's 2014-15 season begins with Lerner and Loewe's stunning Broadway classic, My Fair Lady, which opens on September 24. (more...)

CUT! to Play United Solo Theatre Festival, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

CUT! written by MICHAEL ALMAZ Crosswords Productions in Association with Universal Arts present CUT! at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street, New York CityPerformance: 2pm Saturday October 18th 2014 Tickets: $19.25 (more...)

Mary Dimino to Bring BIG DUMMY to United Solo Festival, 9/30, 10/4 & 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Writer, actress and comedienne Mary Dimino is a FringeNYC Outstanding Solo Show Award Winner for her critically acclaimed solo hit Scared Skinny. This September 30th, United Solo presents Mary Dimino in her follow up hit one woman show Big Dummy, me and my old man written by and starring MAC Award winning comedian Mary Dimino at The Studio Theatre at Theatre Row (42nd Street) as part of the 5th Annual United Solo Festival. Christine Renee Miller directs. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at 'WOMEN ON THE VERGE' at Theatre at the Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

In its first professional production since its Broadway debut, the musical comedy WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN makes its Chicago area premiere in a brand new production at Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, now through October 12, with a press opening on September 21. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Ismenia Mendes Joins Cast of Playwrights Horizons' GRAND CONCOURSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Tickets go on sale to the general public and rehearsals begin today, Tuesday, September 16 for the Playwrights Horizons World Premiere production of GRAND CONCOURSE, a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature). Directed by Kip Fagan (The Revisionist, Asuncion), the play is the second production of the acclaimed theater company's 2014/2015 Season. It follows the critically-acclaimed Bootycandy, a new play written and directed by Robert O'Hara, now playing on the Mainstage. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of GRAND CONCOURSE Meets the Press
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 16, 2014

Playwrights Horizons will present the World Premiere production of GRAND CONCOURSE, a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature). Directed by Kip Fagan (The Revisionist, Asuncion), the play is the second production of the acclaimed theater company's 2014/2015 Season. The company just met the press, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos below! (more...)

SPITTING THE IN FACE OF THE DEVIL to Play Second Show at United Solo Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

A second show of Spitting In The Face Of The Devil, has been added on Sunday, November 9th at 4:00 pm after the first performance sold-out. After a successful tour of the US and Canada, the critically acclaimed solo show returns to New York City at the United Solo Theatre Festival. Written and performed by Bob Brader and directed and developed by Suzanne Bachner. The award winning solo show has been produced in numerous venues and festivals including the New York International Fringe Festival, Garage Theatre Group's Solo Fest, Inaugural United Solo Theatre Festival, Orlando International Fringe Festival, Inaugural Woodstock Memoir Festival (headlined by the McCourt Brothers-Frank, Alphie & Malachy), San Francisco Fringe Festival, Atlantic Fringe Festival, Omega Institute, Victoria Fringe Festival, London Fringe Festival and the Montreal Fringe Festival. (more...)

Dancer Marge Champion Set for Rare Live Interview at The Spiral Theater, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

On Sunday, October 5th at 5:00 PM, Marge Champion and Richard Skipper will sit down at the Spiral Theater Studio to discuss Marge's vast and wonderful career and how she is doing today, at 95 years young. A Q&A with the audience and 'meet and greet' follows. (more...)

Broadway Understudies to Perform 'HALF HOUR 5' at Laurie Beechman, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

On September 21st at 9:30pm, BroadwayUnderstudies.com has once again invited some of Broadway's most talented understudies to the stage of the Laurie Beechman Theatre to share their rare talent-the ability to perform at a second's notice. They'll be thrown into the fire in 'Half Hour 5: A Last Minute Concert,' a show where even they don't know what they'll be singing before they step up to the microphone. The audience will get to vote on what song each performer will sing. (more...)

In Performance Video: Lance Coadie Performs Scene from Playwrights Horizons' BOOTYCANDY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

In this week's New York Times In Performance video, actor Lance Coadie Williams portrays a preacher with a secret in Playwrights Horizons' BOOTYCANDY, a new play written and directed by Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara. (more...)

SOPHIE TUCKER: LAST OF THE RED HOT MAMAS to Play Bickford Theatre, 10/2-19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

The Morris Museum is pleased to announce that Sophie Tucker: Last of the Red Hot Mamas will open the Bickford Theatre's 2014/2015 season. Written by Richard Hopkins, Jack Fournier, and Kathy Halenda, the show will run in Morristown from October 2 through October 19, 2014. (more...)

Louise Plowright, Helena Blackman & More to Star in 'BUT FIRST THIS' at Watermill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Watermill Theatre has announced details of the premiere of But First This, a musical homage to Radio 4, written by BBC newsreader Kathy Clugston, playing from Thursday 23 October to Saturday 8 November 2014 (press night Monday 27 October, 7.30pm). On sale now. (more...)

BWW TV: Broadway Salutes Elaine Stritch at 54 Below- Watch Highlights from RISE, RISE, RISE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 15, 2014

On Friday night, September 12, director Eric Ulloa and Music Director John McDaniel presented an all-star Broadway cast in 'Rise, Rise, Rise' a tribute to the late Elaine Stritch at 54 Below, singing the songs that made Stritch famous and told the stories that made her infamous. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the concert below! (more...)

Sean Patrick Doyle, Antoine Smith and Kelvin Moon Loh Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

This Thursday, September 18th, Broadway Sessions welcomes Sean Patrick Doyle, Kelvin Moon Loh, Antoine L. Smith and more. (more...)

BWW TV: Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal & More Talk THE REAL THING; Opens on Broadway This October!
by Randy Rainbow - Sep 15, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play The Real Thing, directed by Sam Gold. The Real Thing, starring Ewan McGregor as 'Henry,'Maggie Gyllenhaal as 'Annie,' Cynthia Nixon as 'Charlotte' and Josh Hamilton as 'Max,' begins preview performances on Thursday, October 2, 2014 and opens officially on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). This is a limited engagement. The company recently met the press and BroadwayWorld's Randy Rainbow was on hand to chat with the full gang. Check out what they had to say about the play below! (more...)

BWW Interviews: Circle Bar B's Last Barnburner
by Maggie Yates - Sep 13, 2014

After 44 years, Circle Bar B dinner theatre will perform it's very last show, 'Boeing, Boeing,' at the ranch. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter and the Company of WHILE I YET LIVE Meet the Press
by Walter McBride - Sep 13, 2014

Primary Stages in association with Susan Dietz (Fela!, Mothers and Sons), present the world premiere of While I Yet Live by the Tony-winning star of Kinky Boots and Angels in America, Billy Porter, and directed by Tony Award nomineeSheryl Kaller (Mothers and Sons, Next Fall, Adrift in Macao). Poor Behavior plays a limited, six-week engagement September 23 - October 31 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a NEW 42nd Street project (229 West 42nd Street). Opening night is Sunday, October 12 at 7PM. The company met the press on September 12, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the event below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Christine Ebersole, Beth Leavel, & More Tribute Elaine Stritch at 54 Below
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 13, 2014

Last night, September 12 (9:30pm), director Eric Ulloa and Music Director John McDaniel presented an all-star Broadway cast in 'Rise, Rise, Rise' a tribute to the late Elaine Stritch at 54 Below, singing the songs that made Stritch famous and told the stories that made her infamous. Check out pre-show photos below! (more...)

Broadway Stars Gather to Celebrate Elaine Stritch at 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Few legends come along as brassy and powerful as Elaine Stritch, and so it's time to 'Rise, Rise, Rise' in tribute to her. Tonight, September 12 (9:30pm), director Eric Ulloa and Music Director John McDaniel will present an all star Broadway cast singing the songs that made Stritch famous and telling the stories that made her infamous. So, come to 54 Below for an evening of great music, memories, food and of course cocktails. (more...)

ALMOST HOME Begins Previews Tonight at Acorn Theatre on Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The world premiere of Walter Anderson's play ALMOST HOME, directed by Michael Parva and produced by The Directors Company, begins performances tonight, September 12, at the Acorn theatre on Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). ALMOST HOME stars Joe Lisi (Take Me Out), James McCaffrey (FX's 'Rescue Me'), Jonny Orsini (The Nance), Brenda Pressley (The Lyons), and Tony Award-winner Karen Ziemba (Contact). (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: September 6-12
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 12, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include Keke Palmer's debut in CINDERELLA, opening night of THIS IS OUR YOUTH, 'While We're Young' at the Toronto International Film Festival, and more! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: New Promo for BOOTYCANDY at Playwrights Horizons
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2014

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of Bootycandy, a new play written and directed by Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara (director of In the Continuum, author of Antebellum and Insurrection: Holding History). Bootycandy is the opening production of the Playwrights Horizons 2014/2015 Season. The production opened on September 10 and will play a limited engagement through Sunday, October 12 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). Click below to watch a brand-new promo for the show! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch a Scene from Off-Broadway's BOOTYCANDY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 12, 2014

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of Bootycandy, a new play written and directed by Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara (director of In the Continuum, author of Antebellum and Insurrection: Holding History). Bootycandy is the opening production of the Playwrights Horizons2014/2015 Season. The production opened on September 10 and will play a limited engagement through Sunday, October 12 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). Scroll down to watch a scene from the play! (more...)

Indie Film Adaptation of Brian Hampton's Play CHECKING IN Out Now on Amazon
by Movies News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

The independent film adaptation of Brian Hampton's award-winning play, 'Checking In,' is now available through Amazon.com. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tony Winner Christine Ebersole Plays 54 Below!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 11, 2014

54 Below presented two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole in an exciting new show last night and BroadwayWorld was there. Currently starring on the hit TBS comedy series Sullivan & Son, Christine Ebersole returns to the New York nightclub scene with her first new show in two years. From pop to Broadway, and a few standards and jazz in between, the new show features Musical Director Bette Sussman(Cyndi Lauper, Bette Midler, Darlene Love, Whitney Houston) and a full band. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CATS at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Prepare to be immersed into a world like no other - the magical world of Jellicle Cats - when the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, IL, presents CATS as the first production of its blockbuster 2014-15 Broadway Subscription series. Performances are now through October 12, 2014. Press opening is this Saturday, September 13 at 8 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The Hills Are Alive! Jack O'Brien-Helmed THE SOUND OF MUSIC Will Kick Off National Tour Next Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Producer Ken Gentry for NETworks Presentations, in collaboration with Ted Chapin, President and Executive Director of Rodgers & Hammerstein: An Imagem Company, announced today that a brand new production ofTHE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by Jack O'Brien, will tour North America beginning September 2015. This lavish new production will launch at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, under the auspices of the Center Theatre Group, and will then tour North America for multiple seasons, playing multi-week and week-long engagements. Additional cities and casting will be announced at a later time. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Playwrights Horizons's BOOTYCANDY
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 11, 2014

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of Bootycandy, a new play written and directed by Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara (director of In the Continuum, author of Antebellum and Insurrection: Holding History). Bootycandy is the opening production of thePlaywrights Horizons 2014/2015 Season. The production opened last night, September 10, and will play a limited engagement through Sunday, October 12 atPlaywrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

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