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A madcap farce aboard a ship bound for England has Reno trying to help the stowaway Billy to find his true love, who is travelling aboard. Gangsters, molls, mistaken identity, and topical humor abound.

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York Little Theatre Presents NUNSENSE, 7/27-8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2012

York Little Theatre will present Dan Goggin's zany, comedy musical Nunsense. Winner of four Outer Critics Circle Awards including Best Off-Broadway Musical, Nunsense is the story of the five surviving Little Sisters of Hoboken, a one-time Missionary order that runs a leper colony on an island south of France. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 6/24/12
by - Jun 25, 2012

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 6/24/2012. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: June 25- July 1
by BWW - Jun 25, 2012

Two more Broadway shows will take their final bows this week- THE LYONS and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR both close on July 1 at the Cort and Neil Simon Theatres respectively. Don't miss your chance to see Tony nominees Josh Young and Linda Lavin in action! (more...)

Shirley Jones, Patrick Cassidy, Adrienne Barbeau and More Set for Music Circus' 2012 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2012

After auditioning performers in New York City, Los Angeles and Sacramento, California Musical Theatre Artistic Director Glenn Casale has announced casting for the 62nd Music Circus season, including celebrated stage and screen stars as well as audience favorites from previous Music Circus seasons. The five-show season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion includes Grease, Disney's The Little Mermaid, The Music Man, Fiddler on the Roof and Crazy for You. (more...)

Review - Closer Than Ever: Opening Doors
by Ben Peltz - Jun 25, 2012

Though the team of Richard Maltby, Jr. (lyrics) and David Shire (music) hasn't had much luck when it comes to book musicals (Baby and Big, despite their admirers, struggled through disappointing Broadway runs.) when it comes to Off-Broadway musical revues, the boys are two-time champs.  Their 1970s hit, Starting Here, Starting Now, was topped in 1989 by a 300+ performance run of Closer Than Ever, which is now getting a sparkling revival at the York. (more...)

Lindsay Mendez and Ethan Lipton Join BROADWAY STANDS UP FOR FREEDOM, 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2012

Additional performers have been announced for Broadway Stands Up for Freedom, the annual benefit concert of the New York Civil Liberties Union (the state-affiliate of the ACLU), which will be presented Monday, July 23 at the NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON National Tour Cast Unveiled - Creel, Gertner, Ware, Henson, Mambo & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 25, 2012

Original Broadway cast member Jared Gertner will star as Elder Cunningham in the First National Tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON, launching in Denver from August 14-September 2 at The Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Gertner will join previously announced Gavin Creel as Elder Price. Samantha Marie Ware joins as Nabulungi, as well as Grey Henson as Elder McKinley and Kevin Mambo as Mafala Hatimbi. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway This Week: June 25-July 1
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 25, 2012

This week is your last chance to catch Linda Lavin in THE LYONS as the show takes its final bow on Sunday, July 1. Also slated to close is the Stratford Festival production of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR whose run will also end on July 1 unless business improves. Get out and see these shows while you still can! What else is playing, and when? BroadwayWorld has the answer to all your scheduling questions. (more...)

A CHORUS LINE to Return to Pittsburgh CLO 6/15-24 - Directed by Baayork Lee
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2012

A Chorus Line, the powerful and emotion-filled musical about the trials and tribulations of forging a life in the theater, will play in Pittsburgh June 15-24 at the Benedum Center. Directed and choreographed by original A Chorus Line cast member Baayork Lee, this bona fide Broadway hit features an incredible ensemble cast composed of exciting Broadway stars and Pittsburgh CLO veterans. (more...)

John Barrowman Plays Blackpool Tonight, June 23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2012

Following sell-out shows across the UK in 2011, John Barrowman will headline the third of his UK tour summer outdoor performances tonight, 23rd June 2012 at Tower Festival Headland, Blackpool. (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 6/22/2012
by BWW - Jun 22, 2012

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 6/22/2012. (more...)

BWW Polls: What Soon-to-Close Musical Do You Wish You Could Save?
by BWW - Jun 22, 2012

Summer is here at last, and unfortunately for Broadway, that means that there are many closings coming up. Soon to take their last Broadway bows are PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT and GODSPELL, which close on Sunday, June 24. They'll be followed soon by JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, Anything Goes, and SISTER ACT, which close July 1, August 5, and August 26 respectively. (more...)

NYMF Presents CENTRAL AVENUE BREAKDOWN, 7/19-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2012

The 2012 New York Musical Theatre Festival presents Central Avenue Breakdown, an American musical with music and lyrics by Kevin Ray, book by Kevin Ray and Andrea Lepcio, additional story by Suellen Vance, and directed by Christopher Windom. Central Avenue Breakdown runs July 19th at 8:00pm, July 10th at 5:00pm and 9:00pm, July 21st at 1:00pm, July 22nd at 5:00 pm and 9:00pm at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W. 42nd Street). (more...)

BWW Interviews: BUNHEADS' Kelly Bishop
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 22, 2012

Tony Award winning actress Kelly Bishop took a break from the set of BUNHEADS to chat about why she decided to take on the challenging role in the new TV series. (more...)

John Barrowman Plays in Glasgow Tonight, June 22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2012

Following sell-out shows across the UK in 2011, John Barrowman headlines three exclusive summer outdoor performances, continuing tonight, 22nd June 2012 at Glasgow Green and 23rd June 2012 at Tower Festival Headland, Blackpool. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: June 16-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2012

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK: Broadway Bares earns big money, Meryl & Kevin reunite, Laura gets a solo show, and so much more! (more...)

Coeur d'Alene Summer Theatre Announces HELLO, DOLLY!, 6/14-23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2012

Coeur d'Alene Summer Theatre (CST) in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho announces Ellen Travolta and Jack Bannon in the revival of Hello, Dolly! as their 45th Anniversary Season opener. CST is delighted to bring back this smash-hit to Northwest audiences. Travolta and Bannon (real-life husband and wife team) portrayed the beloved matchmaker Dolly Levi and the grumpy Horace Vandergeller during CST's 2000 season. (more...)

SOUND OFF Special Interview: Leslie Uggams Talks UPTOWN / DOWNTOWN, PIPE DREAM, MILLIE & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 21, 2012

Today we are talking to an iconic Tony Award-winning star who made her name as a teenager singing on TV variety shows - THE LAWRENCE WELK SHOW and SING ALONG WITH MITCH included - and then went on to a multimedia career in film and theatre, conquering Broadway with her Tony-winning turn in the Jule Styne/Arthur Laurents musical HALLELUJAH, BABY! in 1967 and returning to the stage in the subsequent decades in a host of Broadway productions, such as BLUES IN THE NIGHT, JERRY'S GIRLS, Anything Goes, August Wilson's KING HEDLEY II and her celebrated Muzzy in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE - a role she reprises in the new Muny production of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical beginning this week - the one and only Leslie Uggams. Taking a thorough look back at her career thus far, Uggams opens up about her many successes and how she has endured for fifty years in show business and shares recollections of many of her most noted co-stars and collaborators, all the way up to the recent 2012 Encores! PIPE DREAM. Additionally, Uggams comments on her film and TV appearances over the years, speaking about her work in INHERIT THE WIND, TWO WEEKS IN ANOTHER TOWN, ROOTS and beyond. Plus, she shares her candid opinions on GLEE, SMASH, Broadway then versus now, future plans for her Lena Horne solo show and thoughts on other roles she would enjoy pursuing - and much, much more! (more...)

New Haarlem Arts Theatre Presents 'Latina's Tale' SWEET CHARITY, 7/26-8/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2012

The Latino spirit is alive in New Harlem Arts Theatre's upcoming production of 'Sweet Charity,' directed by Julio Agustin, to be presented July 26 to August 19 at CCNY's Aaron Davis Hall, 135th Street and Convent Ave. The characters of the classic sixties musical will be re-envisioned to reflect the changing roles of Latinos in our society while the traditional music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Dorothy Fields and book by Neil Simon will be preserved. The 1966 Broadway tuner was originally conceived, staged and choreographed by Bob Fosse. Director Julio Agustin has tapped choreographer Lainie Munro for the job of nestling his radical new concept into Fosse's formative jazz dances. (more...)

Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts Announces Festival Concerts Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2012

Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts (www.usdan.com), the Long Island summer arts day camp whose alumni include Mariah Carey, Natalie Portman and Olivia Thirlby, and once again chosen as a "Best Camp" for 2012 by TimeOutNY/Kids, presents its Festival Concerts lineup for its 45th season. These are a special feature of the Center: private, on-site daily educational performances by distinguished artists for students in Usdan's 1,000-seat McKinley Amphitheater. Many of the artists will also teach workshops and master classes during the season. (more...)

The Ordway┬'s 2012-2013 Season Single Tickets Go On Sale 6/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2012

Single tickets for all Ordway Center for the Performing Arts events go on sale to the general public Sunday, June 24. Tickets can be purchased online at ordway.org starting at 12:01 a.m. CT and the Ordway ticket office will be open from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. CT for purchases in person or by phone at 651.224.4222. (more...)

Utah Shakespeare Festival Announces 52nd Season: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER's Regional Premiere and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2012

Four Shakespearean classics, two hit musicals, an American stage icon about justice, and a regional premier of a new play are all scheduled as part of the 2013 season at the Utah Shakespeare Festival. (more...)

Marcus Stevens, Jenny Lee Stern, et al. Join Cast of FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: ALIVE AND KICKING
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2012

After a three-year absence, Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway returns to the 47th Street Theatre with a brand new edition, Forbidden Broadway: ALIVE AND KICKING. The show, which opens Thursday, September 6, will run for a limited engagement through January 6, 2013. Previews begin on July 24th. BroadwayWorld has learned that Jenny Lee Stern, Natalie Charle Ellis, Scott Richard Foster and Marcus Stevens will all star in the show. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: ANYTHING GOES Celebrates 500 Performances on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Jun 20, 2012

Today, June 20, Roundabout Theatre's production of Anything Goes celebrated its 500th Broadway performance. This acclaimed production marks the second longest Broadway run in Roundabout's history, following its beloved revival of Cabaret. As previously announced, the show, which won the 2011 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, will shutter on August 5, 2012. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the celebration today and brings you a sneak peek at the salute below. Stay tuned for full coverage coming shortly! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of MUNY's THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE with Beth Leavel, Leslie Uggams, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2012

The Muny presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE as a part of the 94th season in Forest Park. Set to star in the production are Broadway favorites Beth Leavel, Leslie Uggams, and Tari Kelly as Mrs. Meers, Muzzy, and Millie respectively. The production, running through June 24, is directed by Marc Bruni and choreographed by Chris Bailey. Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Laura Osnes Makes Cabaret Debut at The Cafe Carlyle - Joel Grey, Colin Donnell & More!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 20, 2012

The Carlyle Hotel welcomed 2012 Tony Award-nominee Laura Osnes in her cabaret debut at the Caf├ę Carlyle in an exclusive two-week engagement last night, June 19. Osnes will play through Saturday, June 30. Last night, former Anything Goes co-stars Joel Grey, Colin Donnell and more came out to lend support and BroadwayWorld was there for the photo op! (more...)

Jill Paice & Ryan Silverman Will Lead REBECCA on Broadway at the Broadhurst This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2012

REBECCA, the new musical based on the classic novel by Daphne du Maurier novel, has found its male and female leads: Jill Paice will play the role of "I" and Ryan Silverman the role of "Maxim de Winter." REBECCA will open on Broadway Sunday, November 18 at The Broadhurst Theatre. Previews will begin Tuesday, October 30. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES' Stephanie J. Block to Appear on WAMC's 'The Roundtable', 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2012

Anything Goes' Stephanie J. Block ("Reno Sweeney") will be interviewed on WAMC radio's "The Roundtable" on Thursday, June 21st at 9:40AM. (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Is 'Alive & Kicking'; Returns to NYC this Fall with New Edition; Previews Begin July 24th
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2012

After a three-year absence, Gerard Alessandrini's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY returns to the 47th Street Theatre with a brand new edition, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: ALIVE AND KICKING. The show, which opens Thursday, September 6, will run for a limited engagement through January 6, 2013. Previews begin on July 24th. This production will mark FORBIDDEN BROADWAY's 30th Anniversary, as well as its 21st edition. (more...)

Branch Fields and Jennie Sophia to Lead Ogunquit Playhouse's SOUTH PACIFIC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2012

The Ogunquit Playhouse is set to open Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific, on stage June 20 - July 15. This all-new production is based on the 2008 Tony Award winning Lincoln Center Theatre production. (more...)

Joyce Chittick Steps Into ANYTHING GOES as 'Erma' Through 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2012

The company of Anything Goes will welcome Joyce Chittick as 'Erma' beginning tonight and continuing through July 31. (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, Audra McDonald, et al. to Take Part in 2012 BROADWAY BARKS, 7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2012

Mary Tyler Moore and Bernadette Peters will host the fourteenth annual BROADWAY BARKS!, a star-studded dog and cat adoption event benefiting New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies. Produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, sponsored by the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and with additional sponsorship by the New York Times, the event will take place on Saturday, July 14 in Shubert Alley, the heart of the Broadway Theater District (located between 44th and 45th Streets, between Broadway and Eighth Avenues). The festivities begin at 3:30 p.m.; celebrity presentations of pets from animal shelters citywide will take place between 5-6:30 p.m. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Stephanie J. Block & More Celebrate the Transport Group with BABY Concert
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jun 19, 2012

Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theatre company, presented its one-night-only, all-star concert of the acclaimed 1983 Broadway musical Baby at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, last night, June 18. (more...)

NEWSIES' Costume Designer Tobin Ost Set for The Lynne Show, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2012

It's Tony Award Month on The Lynne Show, which features interviews with NEWSIES costume designer Tobin Ost and actor Laura Osnes. See details below. (more...)

NJPAC and New Jersey Youth Theatre Present SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, 7/18-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2012

From "Jailhouse Rock" to "Stand By Me," from "Spanish Harlem" to and "On Broadway," Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller wrote some of the most enduring rock-n-roll hits ever recorded. This summer, talented high school and college-age musical actors will bring the hits to life in Smokey Joe's Cafe, the annual collaboration between the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) Arts Education department and the New Jersey Youth Theatre (NJYT). (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway This Week: June 18-24
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 18, 2012

Now that the 2012 Tonys have come and gone, Broadway can officially prepare for the new season ahead! This week also marks the last performances for GODSPELL and PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT. Make plans for the week ahead by checking out the listing information below to see what shows are playing when! (more...)

2012 BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK Schedule Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2012

The best of Broadway will be presented FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with "106.7 Lite FM's Broadway in Bryant Park 2012" - a lunchtime series beginning July 12 at 12:30 p.m. on the Bryant Park Stage. Sponsored by Resorts World Casino New York City and hosted by Lite FM's on-air personalities, the twelfth annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through August 16. (more...)

July 4th Holiday Broadway Schedule Announced!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 18, 2012

The Fourth of July is on the horizon, and the Broadway performance schedule will feature some adjustments to celebrate the holiday. Check out the just-announced performance schedule for the week of July 2-8 below! (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: June 18- 24
by BWW - Jun 18, 2012

There are two big closings coming up this week. PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT and GODSPELL will take their final bows at the Palace and Circle in the Square Theatres. Also in their final weeks of performances are THE COLUMNIST, THE LYONS, and A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE. Get your tickets now while you can! (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 6/17/12
by - Jun 18, 2012

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 6/17/2012. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BROADWAY BARES XXII: Happy Endings Uncensored Highlights- Event Raises $1,254,176
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jun 18, 2012

BROADWAY BARES XXII: HAPPY ENDINGS, a fairytale evening of modern-day burlesque featuring 227 of New York's sexiest dancers, made history for the third year in a row Sunday by raising a record-breaking $1,254,176 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Check out highlights below! (more...)

Transport Group Presents One-Night BABY Concert Tonight, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2012

Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theatre company, presents a one-night-only, all-star concert of the acclaimed 1983 Broadway musical Baby, taking place tonight, Monday, June 18 at 7pm at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, 121 Christopher Street. (more...)

Photo Flash: Linda Hart, Matt Cavenaugh et al. Set for PRAISE! at at Middle Church, 6/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2012

Broadway actors Linda Hart (Hairspray, Anything Goes, and Catch Me if You Can), Matt Cavenaugh (West Side Story and Urban Cowboy), Jenny Powers (Grease and Little Women), Angela Grovey (Leap of Faith), Grammy-nominated singer Ryan Shaw (Real Love and It Gets Better), and members of the Middle Church artists community lend their voices to Larry Hart's Praise!: An Irreverently Reverent Gospel Experience today, June 17 at 6 pm at Middle Collegiate Church (112 Second Avenue near E. 7th Street). Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, the high-energy music of Praise! is inspired by The Common themes shared in world religions. (more...)

Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, Lauren Kennedy, Josh Young et al. Set for BABY Concert, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2012

Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theatre company, has announced initial casting for its one-night-only, all-star concert of the acclaimed 1983 Broadway musical Baby, which will take place Monday, June 18 at 7pm at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, 121 Christopher Street. Additional casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

VENUS IN FUR Moves to the Lyceum with Nina Arianda & Hugh Dancy; Now Plays Through June 17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2012

Following sold out runs on Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club and Off-Broadway at Classic Stage Company, VENUS IN FUR, the acclaimed new play by David Ives, directed by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie, will transfer to Broadway's Lyceum Theatre starring Tony Award nominee Nina Arianda and Emmy Award nominee Hugh Dancy. (more...)

Northwest Savoyards Presents ANYTHING GOES, 6/8-17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2012

Northwest Savoyards has announced the opening of Cole Porter's beloved song & dance show, Anything Goes, at the Historic Everett Theatre, Friday, June 8th through Sunday, June 17th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, June 16 - Michael Cerveris, Michael McGrath & More - UPDATED!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2012

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' round-up! Scroll below for photos from Broadway's PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT, NEWSIES, THE BOOK OF MORMON, EVITA, MAMMA MIA!, Anything Goes, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT - featuring Tony winner Michael McGrath, AVENUE Q, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND at Paper Mill Playhouse, Off-Broadway's TRIASSIC PARQ: THE MUSICAL, the national tours of LEGALLY BLONDE and WAR HORSE, and the cast of MY FAIR LADY at Gateway Playhouse in Bellport. (more...)

Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 16, 2012

Looking for a quick roundup of this week's events in the theatre world? Look no further - here are some of the best articles the week had to offer! (more...)

Kirsten Scott and Brandon Albright Lead GREASE at Music Circus, 6/26-7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2012

Grease, the satirical Broadway hit that launched the movie musical sensation starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, will be at Wells Fargo Pavilion from June 26 - July 1. With book, music and lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, Grease will get the 2012 Music Circus season off to a singing, dancing, high energy start. (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 6/15/2012
by BWW - Jun 15, 2012

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 6/15/2012. (more...)

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