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St. James Theatre (New York, NY)
246 West 44th St.

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

A bigÖbrightÖbold dance musical. Itís the ultimate backstage showbiz fairy tale when a stage struck understudy becomes an overnight star. Filled with a hit parade of songs like ďLullaby of Broadway,Ē ďWeíre in the Money,Ē ďShuffle Off to BuffaloĒ and of course, ď42nd Street,Ē 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.


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Annie Baker's JOHN Adds Sunday Performance to Sold-Out RunAnnie Baker's JOHN Adds Sunday Performance to Sold-Out Run
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Signature Theatre just announced one additional, final performance for their critically acclaimed production of JOHN, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Baker (The Flick) and directed by Tony Award-winner Sam Gold (Fun Home). The production, which kicked off Signature's 25th Anniversary Season, will now play its final performance on Sunday, September 6th at 7:30pm. All other performances are sold out.  (more...)

Two NYC Tappers Will Dance Onstage in DAMES AT SEA After Monday's ContestTwo NYC Tappers Will Dance Onstage in DAMES AT SEA After Monday's Contest
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Over 100 people mobbed the Helen Hayes Theatre, stopping traffic on West 44th Street for the box office opening of the musical comedy Dames at Sea yesterday, August 31. What caused the disturbance? Under the Broadway Theater's marquee, tap dancers were competing for a chance to tap on stage with the cast of Dames at Sea during a performance. (more...)

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DM Playhouse's INTO THE WOODS to Open 9/11DM Playhouse's INTO THE WOODS to Open 9/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents the musical, 'Into the Woods,' Sept. 11-Oct. 4, 2015. Tickets may be purchased online at dmplayhouse.com, by phone at 515-277-6261, or at the Playhouse ticket office, 831 42nd St. 'Into the Woods' is sponsored by The Principal Financial Group. (more...)

Teen Improv Season Begins 9/12 at DM PlayhouseTeen Improv Season Begins 9/12 at DM Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

The Des Moines Community Playhouse is the home for Second Saturday, an alternative Saturday night entertainment for young people in grades 6-12. The new season of teen improv starts 7:30-10:00 PM, Saturday, Sept. 12. Cost is $9. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged, and is available online at dmplayhouse.com. (more...)

Cast Members from SOMETHING ROTTEN! Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS This WeekCast Members from SOMETHING ROTTEN! Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano.  This Thursday, September 3rd, Broadway Sessions returns from summer hiatus with cast members from Something Rotten and more. (more...)

ONE FUNNY MOTHER: I'M NOT CRAZY Set for 2015 United SoloONE FUNNY MOTHER: I'M NOT CRAZY Set for 2015 United Solo
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

"One Funny Mother: I'm Not Crazy!!" by Dena Blizzard, was selected to be part of the 2015 United Solo festival. (more...)

Here We Go Again! MAMMA MIA! to Get New Life in Movie Sequel; Meryl Streep to Reprise Role?Here We Go Again! MAMMA MIA! to Get New Life in Movie Sequel; Meryl Streep to Reprise Role?
by Jessica Khan - Sep 1, 2015

My, my, here we go again! MAMMA MIA! might be leaving Broadway this month, but the musical will live on in a sequel to the 2008 film adaptation.  (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY Begins 9/17 at The John W. Engeman TheaterWEST SIDE STORY Begins 9/17 at The John W. Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for WEST SIDE STORY.  Performances begin on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 8:00pm and run through November 8, 2015. (more...)

New Federal Theatre to Stage 50th Anniversary Production of IN WHITE AMERICANew Federal Theatre to Stage 50th Anniversary Production of IN WHITE AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre kicks off its 47th season a rare revival of Martin Duberman's In White America, not seen in NYC for 50 years! In White America, directed by Charles Maryan, will begin performances October 15th, with opening night set for October 29th at the Castillo Theater (543 West 42nd Street). This limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through November 15th only. (more...)

Photo Flash: Roundabout Brings OLD TIMES Back to Broadway - In Rehearsal with Clive Owen, Eve Best & Kelly ReillyPhoto Flash: Roundabout Brings OLD TIMES Back to Broadway - In Rehearsal with Clive Owen, Eve Best & Kelly Reilly
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the trio in rehearsal below! (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Announces Casting for CREEP World Premiere This OctoberWaterTower Theatre Announces Casting for CREEP World Premiere This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Terry Martin today announced details of the world premiere of Donald Fowler's musical CREEP. The musical will open WaterTower Theatre's 2015-2016 Season on Monday, October 5, 2015 (with previews on Friday, October 2, Saturday, October 3, and a Gala Preview performance on Sunday, October 4). Kate Galvin, Associate Producer at the 11th Hour Theatre Company in Philadelphia, will direct. CREEP is produced by Terry Martin. (more...)

YOUNGGIFTEDANDFAT Set for United SoloYOUNGGIFTEDANDFAT Set for United Solo
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Tackling weight issues, United Solo Theatre Festival, Luckett Productions, St. Lawrence Univ., and CalState Univ.-Dominguez Hills present the New York premiere of 'YoungGiftedandFAT,' a powerful play conceived and performed by Professor of Performance, Sharrell D. Luckett, Ph.D. (more...)

Jimmy Ferraro's Studio Theatre to Present STUDIO SONGBOOK, 9/11-13Jimmy Ferraro's Studio Theatre to Present STUDIO SONGBOOK, 9/11-13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

After extended, completely SOLD-OUT performances of  "Martin Preston as "LIBERACE"", Jimmy Ferraro's STUDIO THEATRE, 5732 Main Street, New Port Richey, FL presents Studio SONGBOOK", starring Susan Falcone, Michael D'Aquino, and Scott Greenberg of "Cover to Cover"", in a nostalgic musical journey through the decades, celebrating "the Music of Our Lives." in alimited THREE performance engagement  September 11th, 12th, and 13th, 2015 (more...)

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Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch Returning for Residency at The Carlyle HotelJim Caruso & Billy Stritch Returning for Residency at The Carlyle Hotel
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch return to Bemelmans Bar at The Carlyle Hotel with an evening of swinging standards every Sunday in September, November and December, from 9pm - 12 midnight.  The duo has recently added dozens of songs made famous by Frank Sinatra to their repertoire, thanks to their current national tour of The Sinatra Century.  In this upcoming Carlyle run, Caruso and Stritch will be joined by bassist Steve Doyle. (more...)

Colony Theatre Company to Stage West Coast Premiere of THE BEST ENEMIES, Begin. 9/16Colony Theatre Company to Stage West Coast Premiere of THE BEST ENEMIES, Begin. 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the second production of its 41st season, the West Coast Premiere of THE BEST OF ENEMIES by Mark St. Germain, directed by David Rose.  THE BEST OF ENEMIES will preview on Wednesday, September 16; Thursday, September 17; and Friday, September 18 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, September 19 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, October 18. (more...)

Sacred Heart University to Stage HEADS, by E.M. LewisSacred Heart University to Stage HEADS, by E.M. Lewis
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2015

?"Heads," the story of four people - an American engineer, a British embassy employee, a network journalist, and a freelance photographer, who are thrown together when they are taken hostage during the early years of the war in Iraq, opens in New York at The Beckett Theatre at Theatre Row, for a limited run, September 11-20, 2015 (410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 30Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 30
by Audition Roundup - Aug 30, 2015

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 30, 2015 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

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Arthur Elbakyan to Bring MY INSANE SHAKESPEARE to United Solo 11/12Arthur Elbakyan to Bring MY INSANE SHAKESPEARE to United Solo 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2015

'My Insane Shakespeare', a solo performance by award-winning actor and director Arthur Elbakyan, returns to New York City's Theatre Row this November. The play will be featured as Encore at the United Solo Theatre Festival after last year's grand success. (more...)

Pearl Theater to Open 2015-16 Season With A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAMPearl Theater to Open 2015-16 Season With A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

The Pearl Theatre Company (Artistic Director, Hal Brooks) will begin its 2015-2016 season with Bedlam Theater Artistic Director Eric Tucker's fresh take on William Shakespeare's classic A Midsummer Night's Dream,following a highly successful engagement of the production at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival this summer. Midsummer kicks off the Pearl's 32nd season, which will continue in the spring with the New York Premiere of Aaron Posner's Stupid Fu**ing Bird in and a World Premiere adaptation by Mark Shanahan of George Feydeau's Le Dindon, entitled The Dingdong. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Off-Broadway's IN BED WITH ROY COHNPhoto Flash: First Look at Off-Broadway's IN BED WITH ROY COHN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Currently Off- Broadway, one of America's most controversial men is taking center stage in a new play by Joan Beber called In Bed With Roy Cohn. Directed by Katrin Hilbe, In Bed With Roy Cohn  began performances on August 25th and will open on September 2nd and will run through October 3rd at Theater Row's Lion Theatre (410 West 42nd Street).  Tickets are $55-65 and can be purchased by visiting www.Telecharge.com. (more...)

THE CHRISTIANS Starts New York Premiere Tonight at Playwrights HorizonsTHE CHRISTIANS Starts New York Premiere Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Playwrights Horizons and Center Theatre Group present The Christians, the New York premiere of a new play by Lucas Hnath (A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney, Isaac's Eye, Death Tax). Directed by Obie Award winner Les Waters (Doris to Darlene at PH; the recent 10 Out of 12; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; Big Love; eurydice), the play is the opening production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Playwrights Realm's A DELICATE SHIP Celebrates Opening Night!Photo Coverage: Playwrights Realm's A DELICATE SHIP Celebrates Opening Night!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Aug 28, 2015

The Playwrights Realm presents the New York Premiere of A Delicate Ship by Anna Ziegler, directed by Margot Bordelon. The production runs now through September 12, 2015, officially opening last night, August 27, 2015, at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 W. 42nd Street, NYC). (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/28/2015 - THE CHRISTIANS, HAMLET IN BED, Babs and More!WAKE UP with BWW 8/28/2015 - THE CHRISTIANS, HAMLET IN BED, Babs and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 28, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: THE CHRISTIANS and HAMLET IN BED begin off-Broadway and Babs gets a rerun on THE TONIGHT SHOW! (more...)

Christopher J. Hanke & More to Star in Primary Stages' PERFECT ARRANGEMENTChristopher J. Hanke & More to Star in Primary Stages' PERFECT ARRANGEMENT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Primary Stages,¬†in association with¬†Amy Danis,¬†Mark Johannes, and¬†Dan Shaheen, announces casting for¬†Perfect Arrangement, a New York premiere by¬†Topher Payne¬†(Swell Party, The Only Light in Reno) and directed byMichael Barakiva¬†(White People).¬† The limited engagement runs September 29- November 6, 2015 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a¬†New 42nd Street¬ģ project.¬† Opening night is Thursday, October 15 at 7PM. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 28, 2015BWW's On This Day - August 28, 2015
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Tony Winner Beth Leavel Rounds Out Cast of Tim Realbuto's Final WUNDERKIND ShowTony Winner Beth Leavel Rounds Out Cast of Tim Realbuto's Final WUNDERKIND Show
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Tony Award winner Beth Leavel is the final performer to join the cast of Tim Realbuto's 'Wunderkind.' Ms. Leavel is most known for her Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Award winning performance as the title character in Broadway's 'The Drowsy Chaperone.' She was Tony nominated for her performance in Baby, It's You!, and also starred on Broadway in Elf, 42nd Street, Young Frankenstein, Mamma Mia!, The Civil War, Show Boat, and Crazy For You. (more...)

PODCAST: INFORMED CONSENT's Deborah Zoe Laufer Discusses Murky Line Between Science and FaithPODCAST: INFORMED CONSENT's Deborah Zoe Laufer Discusses Murky Line Between Science and Faith
by Michael Dale - Aug 27, 2015

Deborah Zoe Laufer's play is based on a true event that brought the issue of science vs. faith into the headlines. (more...)

Anna Ziegler's A DELICATE SHIP Opens Tonight at The Playwrights RealmAnna Ziegler's A DELICATE SHIP Opens Tonight at The Playwrights Realm
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

The Playwrights Realm presents the New York Premiere of A Delicate Ship by Anna Ziegler, directed by Margot Bordelon. The production runs now through September 12, 2015, officially opening tonight, August 27, 2015, at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 W. 42nd Street, NYC). (more...)

Mia Raye Smith's I AM HOPE to Premiere at United Solo This FallMia Raye Smith's I AM HOPE to Premiere at United Solo This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

Mia Raye Smith's solo show, I AM HOPE, will have its World Premiere at the United Solo Theatre Festival on September 23rd. (more...)

Mykel to Battle Hate Crime in PIECES OF ME at United Solo, 10/30Mykel to Battle Hate Crime in PIECES OF ME at United Solo, 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

On Friday, October 30th at 7:30pm, PIECES OF ME, One-man show about "Oh Sh*t Moments", presented by UNITED SOLO THEATER FESTIVAL on Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street, NYC. (more...)

Dance for a Chance to Join DAMES AT SEA Curtain Call at Monday's Box Office OpeningDance for a Chance to Join DAMES AT SEA Curtain Call at Monday's Box Office Opening
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

The box office for the first Broadway production of DAMES AT SEA will open Monday, August 31, 2015 at 10am at the Helen Hayes Theatre (240 W. 44th Street, NYC). (more...)

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BET Networks Announce 2015 Urbanworld Film Festival SlateBET Networks Announce 2015 Urbanworld Film Festival Slate
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

The 19th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival (www.urbanworld.org), presented by BET Networks (BET) with founding sponsor HBO, today announced all of the films that will be showcased. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of New 42ND STREET National TourPhoto Flash: First Look at the Cast of New 42ND STREET National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

TROIKA Entertainment, LLC recently announced that the national tour of the quintessential backstage musical comedy classic 42nd Street will launch on September 22, 2015 at the Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake City, UT. This sparkling new production is directed by co-author Mark Bramble and choreographed by Randy Skinner, the team who staged the 2001 Tony Award¬ģ winning Best Revival. Check out a first look at the cast below! (more...)

BWW TV: Chatting with the Company of Broadway-Bound OLD TIMES!BWW TV: Chatting with the Company of Broadway-Bound OLD TIMES!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 26, 2015

Harold Pinter's Old Times, directed by Douglas Hodge, is coming to Broadway as part of Roundabout's 50th anniversary season, starring Clive Owen, Eve Best and Kelly Reilly. The show will begin preview performances on Thursday, September 17, 2015, and open officially on Tuesday, October 6, 2015. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, November 29, 2015, on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre to Stage BUS STOP, 9/29-10/18Bristol Riverside Theatre to Stage BUS STOP, 9/29-10/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Bristol Riverside Theatre opens its 2015-2016 season with the classic romantic comedy Bus Stop by Pulitzer Prize-winner William Inge, running September 29-October 18.  Directed by Susan D. Atkinson, the ensemble cast features Broadway veteran Mark Jacoby joined by Mike Boland, Linda Elizabeth, Barbara McCullough, Bruce Sabath, David Sitler, Grant Struble, and Jessica Wagner. (more...)

Photo Flash: Klea Blackhurst Tributes Ethel Merman in EVERYTHING THE TRAFFIC WILL ALLOW at BirdlandPhoto Flash: Klea Blackhurst Tributes Ethel Merman in EVERYTHING THE TRAFFIC WILL ALLOW at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present Klea Blackhurst in her return to the Birdland stage with EVERYTHING THE TRAFFIC WILL ALLOW, on Monday, August 24. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)

LETTERS TO ZOEY Set for United Solo Theatre FestivalLETTERS TO ZOEY Set for United Solo Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Poet, novelist and street performer Garrett Buhl Robinson has been the subject of numerous articles and an indie video-documentary.  Now he will make his Off-Broadway debut performing his solo play with music - Letters to Zoey.   (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 26, 2015BWW's On This Day - August 26, 2015
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Broadway-Bound OLD TIMES- Clive Owen, Eve Best, Kelly Reilly & More!Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Broadway-Bound OLD TIMES- Clive Owen, Eve Best, Kelly Reilly & More!
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 26, 2015

Harold Pinter's Old Times, directed by Douglas Hodge, is coming to Broadway as part of Roundabout's 50th anniversary season, starring Clive Owen, Eve Best and Kelly Reilly. The show will begin preview performances on Thursday, September 17, 2015, and open officially on Tuesday, October 6, 2015. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, November 29, 2015, on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID Returning to Hobby Center, 9/10-13Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID Returning to Hobby Center, 9/10-13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Dive on in with the dazzling cast of Theatre Under The Star's production of Disney's The Little Mermaid!  Back by popular demand, this fun-filled, timeless tale will play for a limited run September 10 - 13 at The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts! (more...)

Jake Siegfried & Robyn Kimmel to Present SWEETEN THE FUTURE Kidscook4acause Benefit at the Beechman, 8/28Jake Siegfried & Robyn Kimmel to Present SWEETEN THE FUTURE Kidscook4acause Benefit at the Beechman, 8/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

This Friday, August 28 at 7pm, FLY's Jake Siegfried & UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT's Robyn Kimmel present the 1st Benefit Concert 'Sweeten the Future' for Kidscook4acause at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, 402 W 42nd Street, NYC. Featuring teen stage, TV and film performers with special guest THE NEXT BIG THING's Trapper Felides. (more...)

Tap Soul Star JL Williams to Join RIVERDANCE National Tour This OctoberTap Soul Star JL Williams to Join RIVERDANCE National Tour This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

As previously announced, JL Williams will star in Tap Soul Productions New York City song and tap dance revue ¬ďShow Me the TAP¬Ö Show Me the SOUL!¬Ē November 27th thru November 29th at Hudson Guild Theatre. Williams just signed on and will make an earlier stage appearance joining the ongoing 20th Anniversary tour of Riverdance. (more...)

Review Roundup: A.R. Gurney's LOVE & MONEY Opens Off-BroadwayReview Roundup: A.R. Gurney's LOVE & MONEY Opens Off-Broadway
by Review Roundups - Aug 25, 2015

Signature Theatre presents the world premiere of A.R. Gurney's new play LOVE & MONEY, directed by Mark Lamos. The production opened last night, August 24, and runs through October 4, 2015 in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Jay Stuart to Star in KISMET at Lynn University, 9/26-27Jay Stuart to Star in KISMET at Lynn University, 9/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

 Lynn University and producer Jan McArt announce Broadway's leading man Jay Stuart to star in a staged concert version of Kismet for the opening of the theatrical season at Lynn University. (more...)

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