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Shubert Theatre (New York, NY)
225 West 44th St.

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The musical comedy takes place in turn-of-the-century Paris, where La Mome Pistache, proud owner of the Bal du Paradis, famous for its sexy can-can girls, spars with Aristide Forestier, a self-righteous judge determined to close all Parisian dance halls.

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Jesse Mueller, Stephen Schwartz & More Set for New Season of AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPAC
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

NJTV, New Jersey's public television network, and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) announced a talent-rich line-up for season three of the award-winning American Songbook at NJPAC series. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 9/06/2015
by BWW - Sep 6, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/06/2015 for Seattle (more...)

Jason Danieley Reveals Wife Marin Mazzie's Battle with Ovarian Cancer; Assures She Will Be 'Back in Action'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

In his September 27th entry of his blog, The Danieley Digest, titled 'I Am Woman Hear Me Roar!', Broadway veteran Jason Danieley revealed the news that his wife, three-time Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie, has been battling ovarian cancer. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 9/27/2015
by BWW - Sep 27, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/27/2015 for Seattle (more...)

SU Drama to Open Season in October with KISS ME, KATE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

Staged by the Department of Drama (SU Drama) in Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts (SU: VPA), Kiss Me, Kate performs October 2-10 in the Archbold Theater at the Syracuse Stage/Drama Theater Complex, 820 East Genesee Street. Tickets range $17-$19 and can be purchased at vpa.syr.edu/drama, by phone at 315-443-3275, or in person at the box office, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (more...)

THE VISIT's Jason Danieley Will Be Broadway's Next 'Billy Flynn' in CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will welcome Jason Danieley in the role of Billy Flynn beginning Tuesday, October 13 at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 9/20/2015
by BWW - Sep 20, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2015 for Seattle (more...)

Music, Dance, Silent Films and More Slated for Schimmel Center's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

Schimmel Center at Pace University is proud to announce the 2015 | 2016 season at The Schimmel Center at Pace University, located at 3 Spruce Street between Park Row and Gold Street in downtown Manhattan, adjacent to City Hall and the Brooklyn Bridge.  Schimmel Center is a world-class performing arts and culture series with an emphasis on showcasing the globe's greatest talents in the areas of theatre, music, cabaret, dance, film and family entertainment.  (more...)

Duke Lafoon Stars as 'George Bailey' in Goodspeed's A WONDERFUL LIFE, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

Grammy and Emmy Award-winner Joe Raposo and Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Sheldon Harnick's uplifting musical A WONDERFUL LIFE reminds us how one person's life can touch that of so many others. Based on the beloved 1946 holiday movie classic, this charming musical is sure to inspire and entertain. A WONDERFUL LIFE will run tonight, September 18, through November 29 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Official Press Opening will be October 14, 2015. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 9/13/2015
by BWW - Sep 13, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/13/2015 for Seattle (more...)

THE BANDSTAND Begins Starry World Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse opens its 2015-2016 season with the world premiere musical THE BANDSTAND. Performances begin tonight, October 8. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 5, 2015
by - Oct 5, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Aveya Creative Launches On-Demand Branding and Marketing Solutions for...
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2015

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Goodspeed Announces Week-Long Extension for A WONDERFUL LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

Grammy and Emmy Award-winner Joe Raposo and Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Sheldon Harnick's uplifting musical A WONDERFUL LIFE reminds us how one person's life can touch that of so many others. Based on the beloved 1946 holiday movie classic, this charming musical is sure to inspire and entertain. Just announced, A WONDERFUL LIFE will now play eight additional performances through Sunday, December 6, 2015 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 26, 2015
by - Oct 26, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Goodspeed Presents Works From Jason Robert Brown, Elizabeth A. Davis, Kathleen Marshall, and More for 2015 Festival of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

Today at Goodspeed's 10th annual Festival of New Musicals, the two-time Tony Award-winning theatre announced plans for three new musicals to be produced at The Norma Terris Theatre in 2015. (more...)

LA VERITA Set for Arts Centre Melbourne in January 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

From the creative minds behind Cirque du Soleil's Corteo and Cirque Eloize's Rain comes La Verita - a dreamlike, acrobatic poem and surrealist circus extravaganza brought to life on Arts Centre Melbourne's State Theatre stage from 21 - 23 January 2016. The latest creation by internationally renowned writer and director Daniele Finzi Pasca, La Verita is a visually breathtaking circus work inspired by a backdrop created by surrealist painter Salvador Dali. (more...)

Chita Rivera to Open Cafe Carlyle's Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

Cafe Carlyle will welcome Broadway legend Chita Rivera for a two-week engagement, January 12-23. An accomplished and versatile actress/singer/dancer, Chita Rivera has won two Tony Awards as Best Leading Actress in a Musical and has received eight additional Tony nominations for an exceptional 10 Tony nominations. Her career is highlighted by starring roles in Bye Bye Birdie, The Rink (Tony Award), Chicago, Jerry's Girls, Kiss of the Spider Woman (Tony Award), The Visit and the original Broadway casts of Guys and Dolls, Can-Can, Seventh Heaven and Mr. Wonderful. Additionally, she has toured in Born Yesterday, The Rose Tattoo, Call Me Madam, Threepenny Opera, Sweet Charity, Kiss Me Kate, Zorba and Can-Can with The Rockettes. (more...)

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment Announces Slate of Never-Before-Released Films
by TV News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

In 1915 William Fox founded Fox Film Corporation and forever changed the course of cinema. Over the next century the studio would develop some of the most innovative and ground-breaking advancements in the history of cinema (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

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THE VISIT's Jason Danieley Becomes Broadway's Latest 'Billy Flynn' in CHICAGO Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

The Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago welcomes Jason Danieley in the role of 'Billy Flynn' beginning tonight, October 13, at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC). (more...)

BWW Review: High Energy Fun From a Classic Movie Remake - Melodrama Comes to Newbury Park High School in HIGH NOONISH
by Jeffrey Scott - Nov 9, 2015

With successful previous productions of Man of La Mancha and Our Town, the current fall musical offering of High Noonish solidifies that the Drama Department at Newbury Park High School is back and solid as ever! (more...)

Northern Stage to Present MARY POPPINS Largest Production in Its History
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Northern Stage to Produce Largest Show in Its History, Mary Poppins, for the Holidays in the New Barrette Center for the Arts (more...)

TruGreen Introduces Sprinkler System Repair And Maintenance Services
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

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The Duluth Playhouse to Present Disney's MARY POPPINS This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

The Duluth Playhouse will present Disney's MARY POPPINS, December 3-20, 2015, welcoming back guest director/choreographer Michael Matthew Ferrell. (more...)

Melba Moore to Portray Ethel Waters in New Play with Music, STILL WATERS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2015

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Matt Scott Steps in for Josh Franklin in Goodspeed's A WONDERFUL LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Broadway's Matt Scott, who was last seen by Goodspeed audiences in the 2013 production of SNAPSHOTS at The Norma Terris Theatre, will assume the role of 'Sam Wainwright' for the remainder of the run of A WONDERFUL LIFE at Goodspeed Opera House through December 6th. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 11/16/2015 - Mimi Awards and Galas All Around!
by Jessica Khan - Nov 16, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Two playwrights get their dues at tonight's Mimi Awards, York honors Angela Lansbury, and galas take over New York City! (more...)

Breaking News: Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole Will Lead Premiere of WAR PAINT at Chicago's Goodman Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

They were the brand name on every woman's lips. Goodman Theatre announces it will produce the world premiere of War Paint, a new musical that charts the ascent and arch-rivalry of cosmetics entrepreneurs Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden. Patti LuPone, who 'generates more raw excitement than any other performer on Broadway' (The New York Times), and Christine Ebersole, a 'first-class, revitalizing master of period style' (The New York Times), respectively star as Rubinstein and Arden, the brilliant innovators with humble roots who shrewdly navigated the 1930s male-dominated business world to forever change the business of beauty. Directed by Michael Greif (Rent, Next to Normal, If/Then, Grey Gardens), War Paint reunites Scott Frankel and Michael Korie-the acclaimed composer and lyricist team of Grey Gardens and Far From Heaven-with Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Doug Wright (Grey Gardens, I Am My Own Wife, The Little Mermaid). The musical is inspired by the book, War Paint, by Lindy Woodhead and the documentary film, The Powder & the Glory, by Ann Carol Grossman and Arnie Reisman.   (more...)

BWW Review: Company XIV Brings Back Erotic Sensation, NUTCRACKER ROUGE
by Michael Dale - Dec 8, 2015

Director/choreographer Austin McCormick has established Company XIV as one of the most vibrant and original troupes regularly contributing to New York City's performing arts scene.  (more...)

STANDARD TIME Extends Run at The Duke on 42nd Street
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

Producers have announced that Mark Stuart Dance Theatre's critically acclaimed new dance musical, Standard Time, will extend its limited engagement at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 W 42nd Street) in NYC two additional weeks, now through Sunday, December 20, 2015. The new dance musical, which Dance Magazine called "Spectacular," features direction and choreography by award-winning choreographer Mark Stuart (Women on the Verge..., The Bandstand). Standard Time began performances Sunday, November 15, 2015. To purchase tickets, please visit: www.standardtimetix.org (more...)

Chita Rivera to Make Cafe Carlyle Debut in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

Cafe Carlyle is pleased to welcome Broadway legend Chita Rivera for a two-week engagement, January 12-23, to open the Cafe Carlyle winter season. (more...)

BWW Review: Oh, What Fun! STRAIGHT NO CHASER'S 'New Old Fashioned Tour' Lights Up The VETS
by Veronica Bruscini - Dec 3, 2015

Contemporary a cappella could ask for no finer ambassador than STRAIGHT NO CHASER. The group's impeccable harmonizing and vocal percussion are so sharp and so rich, it sounds as though instrumentalists are backing several songs. (more...)

Chita Rivera Postpones Cafe Carlyle Debut Due to Injury
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

Chita Rivera has postponed her engagement at the Cafe Carlyle, originally scheduled for January 12-23 to April 19-30 due to an injury she sustained over the Christmas holiday, BroadwayWorld has confirmed. Following a fall, it was discovered that she has a pelvic stress fracture. (more...)

CHOPPERS REPUBLIC OF ANZAKISTAN to Tour Australia
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

An international geography DJ, Chopper has taken the former countries of New Zealand and Australia, thrown out the shit bits, and created the worlds newest superpower Anzakistan, and hes just the bloke to run it. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Adds MY PARIS to 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

Long Wharf Theatre will now conclude its 2015-16 season with the musical My Paris. My Paris will replace Shining City on the schedule and run from May 4-29, 2016 on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. (more...)

Welcome to Anatevka! Meet the Full Cast of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Dec 20, 2015

The Broadway revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF officially opens tonight, December 20, at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Scroll down to learn more about the cast, plus watch interviews with the company! (more...)

Cabaret Legend Marilyn Maye to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

After a sold-out engagement last May, award-winning, Grammy-nominated cabaret legend Marilyn Maye returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko with her new show, Marilyn Maye Sings Mercer & More, on Thursday, January 28 (8 p.m.) and Friday, January 29 (8 p.m.). Maye will pay tribute to renowned lyricist Johnny Mercer ('Moon River,' 'One for My Baby (and One More for the Road),' 'That Old Black Magic').  (more...)

Christian Conn and More to Lead Michael Kahn-Helmed THE METROMANIACS at The Old Globe; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of THE METROMANIACS by supremely clever playwright David Ives (All in the Timing, Time Flies). This uproarious new 'translaptation' of a classic French farce, Alexis Piron's La Metromanie, will be directed by one of America's most renowned stage directors, Michael Kahn, presented in association with Shakespeare Theatre Company. (more...)

BWW Review: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at the Paramount a Tale as Old as Time
by Amelia Reynolds - Dec 12, 2015

First off, it feels superfluous for me to be reviewing this production, for the show is only running for two more days, so before you continue reading, buy your tickets to see it first.* (more...)

TUTS to Welcome Back A CHRISTMAS STORY - The Musical This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) welcomes the clever adaptation of the 1983 comedy classic A CHRISTMAS STORY - THE MUSICAL to the stage from December 8 - 20, 2015 in Sarofim Hall at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. A beloved tradition, TUTS' annual holiday main-stage production is one of the most highly anticipated shows of the season. (more...)

Duke Lafoon to Star as 'George Bailey' in Goodspeed's A WONDERFUL LIFE; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

Grammy and Emmy Award-winner Joe Raposo and Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Sheldon Harnick's uplifting musical A Wonderful Life reminds us how one person's life can touch that of so many others. Based on the beloved 1946 holiday movie classic, this charming musical is sure to inspire and entertain. A Wonderful Life will run September 18 through November 29 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. (more...)

Glory Crampton to Join Robert Cuccioli in ROTHSCHILD & SONS at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Arnold Mittelman and The National Jewish Theater Foundation, is pleased to announce that Glory Crampton will join previously announced Tony Award nominee Robert Cuccioli in the world premiere production of Rothschild & Sons, with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, book by Sherman Yellen, with direction by Jeffrey B. Moss.  Mr. Cuccioli will star as Mayer Rothschild, with Ms. Crampton in the pivotal role as his wife, Gutele.  Additional casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

Music, Dance, Silent Films and More Slated for Schimmel Center's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

Schimmel Center at Pace University is proud to announce the 2015 | 2016 season at The Schimmel Center at Pace University, located at 3 Spruce Street between Park Row and Gold Street in downtown Manhattan, adjacent to City Hall and the Brooklyn Bridge.  Schimmel Center is a world-class performing arts and culture series with an emphasis on showcasing the globe's greatest talents in the areas of theatre, music, cabaret, dance, film and family entertainment.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 25, 2015
by - Aug 25, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Goodspeed Presents Works From Jason Robert Brown, Elizabeth A. Davis, Kathleen Marshall, and More for 2015 Festival of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Today at Goodspeed's 10th annual Festival of New Musicals, the two-time Tony Award-winning theatre announced plans for three new musicals to be produced at The Norma Terris Theatre in 2015. (more...)

BWW Review: FAUST Is A Spectacular Work, Not Seen Here For 33 Years
by Barry Lenny - Aug 24, 2015

State Opera of South Australia is presenting one of the grandest of grand operas, Charles Gounod's Faust. (more...)

Full Cast Set for THE BANDSTAND Starry World Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse will open its 2015-2016 season with the world premiere musical The Bandstand. As previously announced, Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes (Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, Bonnie and Clyde), Corey Cott (Newsies, Gigi) and Tony Award winner Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone, 42nd Street) will star in The Bandstand. (more...)

Casting Directors Behind THE KING AND I, SOMETHING ROTTEN!, Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING & More Nominated for 2016 Artios Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

The Casting Society of America (CSA) has revealed its first-round nominees for the 31st Annual Artios Awards across the theater, television, web series and short film categories. This year, the Television Animation category has been divided into two categories: Television Animation-Adult and Television Animation-Children. All winners will be announced at the 31st Annual Artios Awards at the height of awards season on Thursday, January 21, 2016. (more...)

Ben Rauch's SINGLE ROOM OCCUPANCY Begins Tonight at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

Single Room Occupancy, a new pop/rock comedy musical will be presented as part of the 2015 New York International Fringe Festival tonight, August 14, 17, 20, 21 and 27. (more...)

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