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Beckett Theatre (New York, NY)
410 W. 42nd St.

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Jordan Allen-Dutton, Erik Weiner; lyrics: Jordan Allen-Dutton, Erik Weiner; music: Hal Goldberg; dir: Marc Bruni.



STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of NCT's SPAMALOT Starring Jeff McCarthy, James Ludwig, Ta'Rea Campbell and More!
by Stage Tube - Nov 16, 2016

North Carolina Theatre presents Monty Python's Spamalot, the first show of their 2016/17 Season. Leading the quest as 'King Arthur' is Jeff McCarthy (Broadway: Side Show, Chicago, Urinetown, Beauty and the Beast). James Ludwig (Broadway: Spamalot, Little Shop of Horrors) will star as 'Sir Robin', and the show will also feature Ta'Rea Campbell as 'The Lady of the Lake' (Broadway: Book of Mormon, Little Shop of Horrors Tour: Sister Act). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Review: FOREVER PLAID Hits a High Note at the Lamp
by Greg Kerestan - Mar 9, 2017

The classic musical/cabaret hybrid takes audiences back to a different era in both music and comedy. (more...)

That's Fife Festival Programme Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

???????That's Fife Festival returns to the Kingdom in April 2017 with an eclectic programme of comedy, theatre, spoken word, magic and family entertainment. (more...)

Ridiculous Amounts of Hilarity in THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at Brelby
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Karson Cook said, 'We've had no challenges whatsoever, other than me trying not to break character every time one of my fellow cast members opens their mouth,' He said. (more...)

EDX and Nora En Pure Remix Alok's 'Hear Me Now'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

As two of the most influential names in the dance music scene, Nora En Pure and EDX have joined forces to put their unique Helvetic Nerd touch on Brazilian musical tastemaker Alok and Bruno Martini's 'Hear Me Now'. (more...)

MEGACON ORLANDO Announces Star-Studded Line Up, Programming, Panels, Exhibits and Much More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

MegaCon Orlando, the Southeast's largest fan convention with shows in both Orlando and Tampa Bay, has announced new celebrity appearances and programming for this year's show. MegaCon Orlando is set to return May 25 - 28, 2017 to the Orange County Convention Center with a star-studded lineup. Recently added celebrities include: (more...)

Friends of the High Line Announces 2017 Programming Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The High Line will host more engaging, community-focused free programming than ever in 2017 with an all-new line-up of performers for its most popular programs, as well as the return of favorites including Latin dance night ¡Arriba!, monthly family festival series "Make It!", and well-being classes. Debuting April 22, the 2017 season will make the High Line a community destination and cultural venue where New Yorkers can come together to see the unexpected. (more...)

BWW Review: Humors and Egos Collide in THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) at Civic Theatre
by The Marriage Matinee - Mar 20, 2017

If you have a fondness for frivolity, a love of all things irreverent, a strong like or dislike for Shakespeare, and a ready and willing laugh, you belong at the Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre's production of THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED). (more...)

Albert Jones to Lead RED VELVET at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti. (more...)

AJ Shively, Robert Cuccioli and More Sign on for 'BROADWAY BOUND' at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

AJ Shively (Bright Star), Robert Cuccioli (Jekyll & Hyde), Jim Walton (Sunset Boulevard) and Nick Cartell (Jesus Christ Superstar) have joined Feinstein's/54 Below concert series debut of Broadway Bound: The Musicals That Never Came To Broadway on Tuesday, March 21st (7:00pm & 9:30 pm) at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 19, 2017
by - Mar 19, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 18, 2017
by - Mar 18, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/18/2017
by - Mar 18, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/18/2017. (more...)

SPEECH & DEBATE's NYC Film Premiere Will Benefit BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Sycamore Pictures (Begin Again, The Hollars, The Way Way Back) has announced the theatrical release of SPEECH & DEBATE will open in New York City at AMC's EMPIRE 25 beginning Friday, April 7, 2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 16, 2017
by - Mar 16, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Red Branch Theatre Company's MAD LIBS LIVE, Opening This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Red Branch Theatre Company (RBTC) opens its 2017 season entitled Mad About You with the interactive word game-turned-musical Mad Libs Live this weekend. Performances continue weekend through April 8th. Scroll down for a sneak peek! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 14, 2017
by - Mar 14, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Phyllis Newman Joins BROADWAY BOUND at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Tony Award winner Phyllis Newman has joined the 9:30pm showing of Feinstein's/54 Below concert series debut of Broadway Bound: The Musicals That Never Came To Broadway on Tuesday, March 21st at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: SUPERHAL Combines Shakespeare And ComicCon In An Effort To Connect With A Younger Audience
by Jade Kops - Mar 10, 2017

Two seemingly disparate worlds collide as a Shakespeare combines with ComicCon in an endeavor to engage a younger audience. (more...)

FANCY Musical, Inspired by Reba McEntire, Gets NYC Lab
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Margot Astrachan and The Peccadillo Theater Company will present a developmental lab presentation of FANCY, a new musical, on Thursday, March 16 at 4PM and Friday March 17 at 11AM and 3PM at The Westside Theatre, downstairs (407 West 43rd Street). (more...)

BWW Preview: 9 Shows I'm Excited About at Fertile Ground 2017
by Krista Garver - Jan 9, 2017

The past few weeks have been tough for theatre. A series of winter storms have effectively shut down the city. I've had three shows canceled, and as I write this we're under a sheet of ice! Fortunately, that's all about to change, and with the warmer temperatures will come one of my favorite PDX festivals: Fertile Ground. A full 11 days of brand new works by artists both veteran and new on the scene. (more...)

Adolescent Ennui Gets a Reboot in Staged! Conservatory's Concert Reading of 1980's TEEN MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2017

Building on the success of their sold out smash hit Heathers: The Musical, Staged! presents a concert reading of 1980's Teen Musical, a piece designed for teen performers by Mark LaPierre (4X4=Musicals) and Eric Nordin (The Snowstorm) and directed by Diane Englert (Heathers: The Musical). (more...)

PROM KWEEN is Not to be Missed at VAULT 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

It's finally here! Rebecca Humphries follow up to the critically acclaimed Dizney Rascal, Prom Kween will take to the stage for its first R&D performance at the VAULT Festival 2017. (more...)

Novato Theater Company To Host a Comedy Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2017

Novato Theater Company Hosts a Comedy Weekend February 24-26. at the NTC Playhouse, 5420 Nave Drive in Novato. A stellar lineup of the Bay Area's top comedians and improvisers will take the stage for five shows - Friday, February 24 at 7:00 and 9:00 pm; Saturday, February 25 at 7:00 and 9:00 pm: and Sunday, February 26 at 6:00 pm. The event is sponsored by Humor Resources www.thehumorresources.com (more...)

BWW Review: History Comes Alive in BEN FRANKLIN: AN INGENIOUS LIFE with Ray Flynt
by Kimberly Moy - Jan 13, 2017

Benjamin Franklin: one of America's Founding Fathers and man on the $100 bill comes to life in Ray Flynt's BEN FRANKLIN: AN INGENIOUS LIFE. Known as a philosopher, inventor, signer of the Declaration of Independence and the guy with the kite and key in thunderstorm, Ben Franklin is the stuff of legend, but a real person nonetheless. Ray Flynt takes on the iconic figure in the one-man-show, which he wrote, directs and performs. (more...)

Life Is Beautiful! Roundabout's CABARET to Play the Princess of Wales Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

David Mirvish will present the national tour of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET. CABARET will play a strictly one-week engagement, February 14 - 19 at the Princess of Wales Theatre. (more...)

Songs from NERDS, REBECCA and More Set for 'BROADWAY BOUND' Series at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below will be presenting the concert series debut of Broadway Bound: The Musicals That Never Came To Broadway on Tuesday, March 21st (7:00pm & 9:30 pm) at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

The Accidentals Sign To Sony Music Masterworks
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Sony Music Masterworks is pleased to announce the signing of alternative folk-rock band The Accidentals. Named one of Yahoo Music's Top 10 Bands to Watch in 2017, the genre-melding indie group will release their major label debut in the spring, supported by a national tour. (more...)

Boink Live Streaming A Social Media Earthquake Launching in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

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Valentine's Show, The Nerds and More Coming Up at Daryl's House Club
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Daryl's House Club has announced its upcoming performances in Pawling. Details below! (more...)

CABARET Tour Says 'Willkommen' to New Sally Bowles and Emcee
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced new casting for the national tour of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET. (more...)

BWW Feature: BROADWAY CON at Javits Center Delights Theater Lovers
by Kristen Price - Feb 6, 2017

BroadwayCon ended about 4 days ago, and since then, I've been trying to come down from the high of it all. If I had to describe it in one word, I'm not sure I could. I'd need about 30 adjectives before I even came close. It was by far the most positive, energetic and completely enjoyable event that I've ever had the privilege to attend. I'm not sure how the organizers did it, but they managed to create an event that was important, inclusive, celebratory and fun all at the same time. And I'm eternally grateful to them for doing so. (more...)

Carmen Cusack, Linda Eder, Mandy Gonzalez and More to Hit Feinstein's/54 Below This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

This March, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Melissa Gilbert and Timothy Busfield Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS at the Pantages
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today that celebrated actors MELISSA GILBERT and TIMOTHY BUSFIELD are joining the cast of the Minnesota premiere of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS® on Monday, March 13 at 8 p.m. at the historic Pantages Theatre (710 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis). This one-night-only event brings together the extraordinary talent of local and nationally-known artists to create six new theatrical plays within 24 hours. (more...)

The New York Musical Festival Announces Initial Lineup for 2017 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) announced today the initial lineup for 2017 NYMF. Among the shows announced in the lineup are the Next Link Project musical selections, as well as invited production selections. Now in its fourteenth year, the 2017 Festival will take place July 10th through August 6th at locations around midtown Manhattan in New York City. Dan Markley serves as NYMF Executive Director & Producer and Rachel Sussman serves as Director of Programming & Artist Services. (more...)

BWW Review: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Sioux Empire Community Theatre
by Ruth Sturm - Feb 24, 2017

There is a lot to enjoy in this show regardless of your familiarity with Chekhov. But most of the depth of the play - the references to cherry orchards, the play within the play - is based on your knowledge of the Russian playwright. Basically, this is at its heart a show for theatre Nerds. (more...)

MainOne Shows Off Microsoft Cloud Partnership and Virtual Reality Solutions at Nerds Unite Event
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

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Johnny Cash Birthday Concert, Vanessa Carlton and More Coming Up at Daryl's House Club
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Daryl's House Club has announced its upcoming performances in Pawling. Details below! (more...)

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Unveils 48th Season Including Two World Premieres and Five Regional Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Theatre enthusiasts packed the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts tonight to hear Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley and Managing Director Phil Santora of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley unveil the lineup for the company's 48th season. (more...)

Stars of PARAMOUR, CHICAGO, and LES MIZ Join BROADWAY BOUND: The Musicals That Never Came To Broadway at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Ryan Vona (Paramour), Paige Davis (Chicago & TV's Trading Spaces), Rita Gardner (The Fantasticks), Rebecca Spigelman (Hairspray), and Kevin David Thomas (Les Miserables) have all signed on to appear in Feinstein's/54 Below concert series debut of Broadway Bound: The Musicals That Never Came To Broadway on Tuesday, March 21st (7:00pm & 9:30 pm) at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Lauren Molina, Julia Murney, P.J. Griffith & More Sign on for Yale Rep's ASSASSINS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) continues its 50th Anniversary Season with a new production of ASSASSINS, book by John Weidman, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, directed by James Bundy, March 17-April 8, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is March 23. (more...)

Critical Point Theatre Presents (ph)(f)reaking Reading at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

Critical Point Theatre (previous: A List of Irrational Fears… World - Kraine Theater, Refresh - 59E59) is proud to present a staged reading of an original devised work, (ph)(f)reaking. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/24-12/25/2016
by - Dec 25, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, December 25, 2016 - Sunday, December 25, 2016. (more...)

Professional Book Nerds Announces The Best Books of 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

CLEVELAND, OH - The holiday season is upon us and many will be receiving new devices. As people unwrap their new tablets and eReaders and begin to explore, the number of digital books borrowed from public libraries across the country will increase. Just in time for the reading rush, the Professional Book Nerds, OverDrive's staff librarians and hosts of one of the leading podcasts on books, have released their list of the top reads of the year. Grab a cup of hot chocolate and curl up on the couch with one of the Professional Book Nerds' best books of 2016 (available as an eBook and/or audiobook): (more...)

BWW Blog: Dalton Allison - Why Early Arts Education is Important, An Opinion
by Guest Blogger: Dalton Allison - Dec 16, 2016

It is too often a narrative that students who study theater in school are lamented upon, often being slandered as 'Theater Geeks' or 'Drama Nerds' But do the students who have been exposed to theater and other forms of the arts actually hold an advantage over students that don't? (more...)

Benny Elledge to Replace Raymond J. Lee in EATING RAOUL at Feinstein/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Feinstein's/54Below, Broadway's supper club, has announced that Benny Allege (Chicago National Tour, Nerds) will replace Raymond J. Lee in their January 5th, 2017 concert of Eating Raoul. Lee exits due to scheduling conflicts. (more...)

The Broadwaysted Podcast Welcomes Broadway's Wine Princess, Patti Murin
by Broadwaysted - Dec 14, 2016

This week the Broadwaysted crew is so excited to 'Build a Snowman' (okay, record an episode) with Broadway sweetheart and talent powerhouse Patti Murin! We pour out Pearl Necklace Sauvignon Blanc and discuss Patti's two trips to see FALSETTOS and her three times seeing HAMILTON. (more...)

BROADWAY SESSIONS to Host All-Star Holiday Show This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

This Thursday, December 15th, BROADWAY SESSIONS welcomes back past guests to share their favorite holiday tunes as part of its annual All-Star Holiday Show! (more...)

Unique Theatrical Holiday Gifts from Bucks County Playhouse Available for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

For people seeking unique gifts, there is an array of theatrically-oriented ideas just right for this holiday season that will not only bring joy but also benefit Playhouse Artists, the new 501(c)3 public charity that supports Bucks County Playhouse and its mission to stimulate, support, inspire and celebrate the performing arts in the New Hope region.  Playhouse Artists helps to build audiences, provide education programs that enhance the lives of all-age students, create community programs and special events. These rare gift ideas will support the work of Playhouse Artists while providing creative outlets for gift-giving. (more...)

THE QUEENS PROJECT Web Series Launches Indiegogo for Season Two
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Nerds of 'The Queens Project' are back! After the success of season one, the It Gets Funnier team has reassembled and opened an Indiegogo campaign in order to make season two a reality. In the political climate America is currently facing, it is more important than ever to get the voice of the gay nerd heard, connected, and informed. (more...)

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