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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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Chita Rivera to Host A HALLOWEEN THRILLER at NY City Center, 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2011

Rolex presents A HALLOWEEN THRILLER A Dance Celebration of Ghosts, Ghouls, Vampires & Wilis, - Career Transition For Dancers' 26th Anniversary Jubilee on Monday, October 31, 2011 at 7:00 pm at New York City Center, 131 West 55 Street (btwn. 6th and 7th Ave) NYC. (more...)

Soap Star Colleen Zenk Makes NYC Cabaret Debut at Feinstein's 10/30, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2011

Three time Emmy Award nominee Colleen Zenk who played Barbara Ryan on As The World Turns for 32 years will make the New York City debut of her new one-woman cabaret show aptly titled COLLEEN ZENK: Still Sassy! (more...)

COLLEEN ZENK: Still Sassy! Set For Feinstein's 10/30-11/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2011

Three time Emmy Award nominee Colleen Zenk who played Barbara Ryan on As The World Turns for 32 years will make the New York City debut of her new one-woman cabaret show aptly titled COLLEEN ZENK: Still Sassy! The show will premiere at Feinstein's on October 30th and November 6th at 8:30PM. (more...)

Trent Dawson Joines COLLEEN ZENK: Still Sassy! At Feinstein's 10/30-11/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2011

Three time Emmy Award nominee Colleen Zenk who played Barbara Ryan on As The World Turns for 32 years will make the New York City debut of her new one-woman cabaret show aptly titled COLLEEN ZENK: Still Sassy! The show will premiere at Feinstein's on October 30th and November 6th at 8:30PM. (more...)

'THE FARTISTE,' A Musical Comedy of All Ages, Opens Off-Broadway November 3rd
by Christina Mancuso - Oct 29, 2011

'THE FARTISTE', A Musical Comedy, will open Off-Broadway, at Sofia's Downstairs (221 West 46th Street) on Thursday, November 3rd. (more...)

BROADWAY RECALL: Spooky Times With Chita Rivera
by Michael Dale - Oct 29, 2011

Broadway's beloved Chita Rivera in a pair of haunting clips for your Halloween enjoyment. (more...)

Trent Dawson Joines COLLEEN ZENK: Still Sassy! At Feinstein's 10/30-11/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2011

Three time Emmy Award nominee Colleen Zenk who played Barbara Ryan on As The World Turns for 32 years will make the New York City debut of her new one-woman cabaret show aptly titled COLLEEN ZENK: Still Sassy! The show will premiere at Feinstein's on October 30th and November 6th at 8:30PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Baryshnikov Visits THE FARTISTE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2011

Over the weekend, the cast got a special treat when the legendary Mikhail Baryshnikov caught the performance. After the show, he had some fun with the cast backstage. (more...)

Soap Star Colleen Zenk Makes NYC Cabaret Debut at Feinstein's 10/30, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2011

Three time Emmy Award nominee Colleen Zenk who played Barbara Ryan on As The World Turns for 32 years will make the New York City debut of her new one-woman cabaret show aptly titled COLLEEN ZENK: Still Sassy! (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE FARTISTE Is Simply Asstounding!
by Charles Quittner - Nov 4, 2011

The concept of nightclub musicals being performed as if in the Cabaret, or perhaps La Cage if you prefer, has been turned on its rear. 'The Fartiste,' a clever new musical directed by John Gould Rubin, transforms the entire downstairs area of Sofia's into the infamous Moulin Rouge, complete with Can-Can girls and a riotous emcee. The talented 6-person cast filled the entire space throughout the 90 minute show fully immersing the audience into the world of Joseph Pujol. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Off-Broadway┬'s THE FARTISTE Will Blow You Away
by Christina Mancuso - Nov 4, 2011

What do you get when you combine a farting performer, a sex-crazed theatre director, and a bunch of scantily-clad Can-Can dancers? Not only a story that's true to life, but one that's actually quite compelling. (more...)

BWW TV: Marilyn Maye Pays Tribute to Jerry Herman in THE BEST OF TIMES IS NOW at Feinstein's at Loew's Regency
by Broadway Beat - Nov 3, 2011

Feinstein's at Loews Regency continues its Fall 2011 season with the return engagement of Grammy Award nominated singer and entertainer Marilyn Maye. Her new show, 'The Best Of Times Is Now!' - which honors the legendary Broadway composer Jerry Herman on this 80th Birthday year - features songs from his shows including Mame, Mack and Mabel, Hello, Dolly! and Milk and Honey. Marilyn starred in Hello, Dolly! many times and recorded a CD of all the songs from the Tony Award winning score. Her recent local appearances have been received with rave reviews and full houses. The show opened November 1 and runs through Saturday, November 12 at the Loews Regency Hotel. Broadway Beat was on hand for opening night and takes you inside the showroom below! (more...)

Patti LuPone and Laurie Metcalf to Lead David Mamet's THE ANARCHIST on Broadway; Opening Set for Fall 2012
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2011

Producers Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel announced that the American premiere of THE ANARCHIST, the new play about politics, money, religion and sex, written and directed by DAVID MAMET. The production will star two-time Tony Award winner PATTI LUPONE, who has previously appeared in Mamet's The Woods, All Men are Whores, The Blue Hour, The Water Engine, Edmond and The Old Neighborhood and three-time Emmy Award winner LAURIE METCALF, who was nominated for a 2008 Tony Award for her performance in Mamet's November. THE ANARCHIST, which marks the sixth collaboration between Richards, Frankel and Mamet, will open on Broadway in Fall 2012. (more...)

Georgia Stitt's 'My Lifelong Love' CD With Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Laura Osnes & More Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2011

SH-K-BOOM RECORDS will release the new CD from GEORGIA STITT, the award winning and critically acclaimed composer and lyricist. (more...)

Chita Rivera & John Cullum to Headline THE VISIT Actors' Fund Broadway Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2011

The Actors Fund and the Vineyard Theatre have announced details for their upcoming one-night-only benefit concert performance of Kander & Ebb's THE VISIT, starring Broadway stage legends and Tony Award winners Chita Rivera and John Cullum. Directed by Carl Andress with choreography by Tony Award winner Ann Reinking and musical direction by David Loud, the performance will take place on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. at Broadway's Ambassador Theatre (219 West 49th Street), current home to the celebrated revival of Kander & Ebb's worldwide smash Chicago. (more...)

Georgia Stitt's 'My Lifelong Love' CD to Feature Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Laura Osnes & More; Release Set for 11/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2011

SH-K-BOOM RECORDS will release the new CD from GEORGIA STITT, the award winning and critically acclaimed composer and lyricist. (more...)

Laura Osnes, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, et al. Featured on GEORGIA STITT Album; 11/29 Release
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2011

SH-K-BOOM RECORDS will release the new CD from GEORGIA STITT, the award winning and critically acclaimed composer and lyricist. My Lifelong Love features thirteen of Stitt's original songs performed by some of the entertainment industry's most exciting singers, including Jesse Tyler Ferguson (TV's 'Modern Family,' The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Anika Noni Rose (The Princess and the Frog, Dreamgirls, TV's 'The Good Wife'), Brian d'Arcy James (TV's 'Smash,' Shrek, Titanic), Susan Egan (Beauty And The Beast, Thoroughly Modern Millie), Shoshana Bean (Wicked, Hairspray), Heidi Blickenstaff ([title of show], The Addams Family), Laura Osnes (Anything Goes, Bonnie and Clyde), Christopher Jackson (In The Heights, TV's 'The Electric Company'), Michael Arden (Bare, Source Code), jazz duo Jessica Molaskey and John Pizzarelli, Kate Baldwin (Finian's Rainbow) and Michael McElroy (Rent, Broadway Inspirational Voices). The recording will be available on November 29, 2011. You can pre-order the album at http://sh-k-boom.com/georgiastitt.shtml. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Meets Chocolate at NY Chocolate Show!
by BWW - Nov 17, 2011

It was an event too good to be true: Chocolate and Broadway coming together as one! The 14th Annual Chocolate Show, which opened Wednesday November 8th and ran through Sunday November 13th, featured a runway show with Broadway themed costumes made out of chocolate! Chocolatiers and pastry chefs, from some of New York's best restaurants, teamed up with award winning costume designers to create the delicious dresses that walked the runway Wednesday night. The dresses were then featured throughout the showroom for the rest of the chocolate show. Some of the participating costume designers were William Ivey Long, Anita Yavic (Chinglish), and Gregg Barnes. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Tony Winner CHITA RIVERA Recounts Legendary Career in One-Woman Cabaret
by Michael L. Quintos - Nov 13, 2011

It's always such a wonderful treat to witness a living legend speak candidly and honestly about their experiences, looking back fondly at a multi-decade career that few could even dare replicate. Orange County residents now have such an opportunity with none other than two-time Tony Award winning diva extraordinaire CHITA RIVERA, in a charming one-woman cabaret show titled 'Chita Rivera: My Broadway,' now playing at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Samueli Theater in Costa Mesa through Sunday, November 13. Still spry, spunky, and jazz-kickin' at 78 years old, this pioneering Broadway superstar presents a bawdy, yet no-frills cabaret show that is not only chock-full of her memorable hits but is also peppered with lots of dishy details of her life in the theater. (more...)

Marilyn Maye Honors Jerry Herman for His 80th at Feinstein's
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2011

FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY will continue its Fall 2011 season with the return engagement of Grammy Award nominated singer and entertainer MARILYN MAYE. (more...)

Bradley Whitford, Michael O'Keefe, Roger Bart to Lead Pasadena Playhouse's ART, 1/24-2/19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2011

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Stephen Eich, Executive Director) announced the full cast and creative team for ART at The Pasadena Playhouse. ART, by Yasmina Reza stars Bradley Whitford, Michael O'Keefe and Roger Bart and will be directed by nine-time Emmy Award-winner David Lee. The production will perform January 24 - February 19 , with the official press opening on January 29, 2012. (more...)

Marilyn Maye Honors Jerry Herman for His 80th at Feinstein's
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2011

FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY will continue its Fall 2011 season with the return engagement of Grammy Award nominated singer and entertainer MARILYN MAYE. (more...)

Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents ┬ĹS WONDERFUL, Thru 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2012

Westchester Broadway Theatre presents ┬ĹS WONDERFUL the new Gershwin Musical through March 25th , 2012. (more...)

Allan Knee's THE JAZZ AGE Readings Set for 3/8 & 9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2012

Jana Robbins and Craig Haffner will present industry-only staged readings presentations of The Jazz Age, a new play by Allan Knee (FINDING NEVERLAND, LITTLE WOMEN). (more...)

Chita Rivera Leads THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD for Roundabout in 2012-2013; PICNIC & New Premiere Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced three productions as part of the 2012-2013 theatrical season. In the fall of 2012, Roundabout will present The Mystery of Edwin Drood, starring Chita Rivera, featuring book, music and lyrics by Rupert Holmes, musical direction by Paul Gemignani and direction by Scott Ellis. Winter 2013 will bring Picnic by William Inge, directed by Sam Gold. The third production announced is The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin by Steven Levenson, directed by Scott Ellis. (more...)

Fox Riverside PAC Announces 2012 Winter/Spring Schedule of Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2012

The Fox Performing Arts Center in Riverside has announced its initial line-up of shows for the Winter/Spring of 2012! (more...)

Shake, Rattle & Roll Plays Florida Studio Theatre's Goldstein Cabaret 1/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2012

Shake, Rattle & Roll, the new 1950's style musical revue swizzles into Florida Studio Theatre's (FST) Goldstein Cabaret Theatre (1241 N. Palm Avenue) on Wednesday, January 4 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Bang On a Can All-Stars Release First New Album in Five Years
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2012

The Bang on a Can All-Stars have recorded their first studio album in five years, for release on Bang on a Can's Cantaloupe Music in 2012. The album, Big Beautiful Dark and Scary, is also the first to include the All-Stars' current line-up: Ashley Bathgate, cello; Robert Black, bass; Vicky Chow, piano; David Cossin, percussion; Mark Stewart, electric guitar; and Evan Ziporyn, clarinets. In celebration of its 25th birthday, Bang on a Can is giving a very special gift to the public. The complete, double album is available to download for free during the first 25 days of January (through January 25) from www.bangonacan25.org. In exchange, listeners need only share a memory, thought, or story of Bang on a Can from the last 25 years, to be displayed online. The result will be a scrapbook of memories not just from those closest to the organization, but from the many people worldwide that Bang on a Can has touched over the years. And those new to Bang on a Can can still get the free download. (more...)

International City Theatre Opens GOD OF CARNAGE, 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2012

Bad behavior has never been so much fun. Artistic director caryn desai [sic] jump starts International City Theatre's 27th season at the helm of Yasmina Reza's scathingly funny, Tony Award-winning God of Carnage. The limited, four-week engagement runs January 27-February 19, with low-priced previews on January 24, 25 and 26. Here's a chance to see this hilarious comedy in ICT's more intimate setting and watch the fur fly up close! (more...)

Bang On a Can All-Stars Release First New Album in Five Years
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2012

The Bang on a Can All-Stars have recorded their first studio album in five years, for release on Bang on a Can's Cantaloupe Music in 2012. The album, Big Beautiful Dark and Scary, is also the first to include the All-Stars' current line-up: Ashley Bathgate, cello; Robert Black, bass; Vicky Chow, piano; David Cossin, percussion; Mark Stewart, electric guitar; and Evan Ziporyn, clarinets. In celebration of its 25th birthday, Bang on a Can is giving a very special gift to the public. The complete, double album is available to download for free during the first 25 days of January (through January 25) from www.bangonacan25.org. In exchange, listeners need only share a memory, thought, or story of Bang on a Can from the last 25 years, to be displayed online. The result will be a scrapbook of memories not just from those closest to the organization, but from the many people worldwide that Bang on a Can has touched over the years. And those new to Bang on a Can can still get the free download. (more...)

Pace New Musicals Announces Premiere of A LASTING IMPRESSION, 1/18-22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2012

Pace University's Pace New Musicals program, dedicated to the discovery of new theater works, has selected Zoe Sarnak's A Lasting Impression from over 50 submissions as its 2012 most promising show. (more...)

The Bang on a Can All-Stars Record Their First Studio Album
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2012

The Bang on a Can All-Stars have recorded their first studio album in five years, for release on Bang on a Can's sister-label Cantaloupe Music in 2012. (more...)

O(h) Opens At The Actors Company Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2012

Dance┬ů or theater? Performance duo casebolt and smith deconstruct their creative process in a fast-paced, intricately layered, meta-theatrical new work that offers a complex and hilarious glimpse into the minds and pants of the performers. (more...)

Photo Flash: Pace New Musicals Presents Zoe Sarnak┬'s A Lasting Impression
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2012

Pace University's Pace New Musicals program, dedicated to the discovery of new theater works, has selected Zoe Sarnak's A Lasting Impression from over 50 submissions as its 2012 most promising show. (more...)

Pace New Musicals Announces Premiere of A LASTING IMPRESSION, 1/18-22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2012

Pace University's Pace New Musicals program, dedicated to the discovery of new theater works, has selected Zoe Sarnak's A Lasting Impression from over 50 submissions as its 2012 most promising show. (more...)

Chita Rivera to Co-Host Column Awards, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2012

The COLUMN AWARDS Board of Directors and the Executive Director/Producer announced today that Tony Award winner and Kennedy Center Honoree Chita Rivera will be the Co-host for the 13th Annual COLUMN AWARDS Gala. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chita Rivera Visits SILENCE! THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2012

Chita Rivera attended SILENCE! The Musical at P.S. 122 this past Thursday, February 2nd, and she remained afterwards to praise the cast and pose for photos. (more...)

Kim Cattrall, KISS ME KATE, et al. Set for Chichester Festival Theatre in 2012
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2012

Chichester Festival Theatre celebrates its 50th birthday with an anniversary season that echoes and acknowledges the past while also looking to the future. Uncle Vanya was part of Chichester's very first season in 1962 and became a key part of its history and is revisited during Festival 2012. The Way of the World in 1984 has also become an emblematic production; the play will feature again this year. (more...)

Chita Rivera to Co-Host Column Awards, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2012

The COLUMN AWARDS Board of Directors and the Executive Director/Producer announced today that Tony Award winner and Kennedy Center Honoree Chita Rivera will be the Co-host for the 13th Annual COLUMN AWARDS Gala. (more...)

O(h) Opens At The Actors Company Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2012

Dance┬ů or theater? Performance duo casebolt and smith deconstruct their creative process in a fast-paced, intricately layered, meta-theatrical new work that offers a complex and hilarious glimpse into the minds and pants of the performers. (more...)

Boston Youth Moves Producers┬' Circle to Present Chita Rivera in Concert, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2012

The Boston Youth Moves' Producers' Circle announces the 2012 Swellegance Gala Benefit will present two-time Tony Award winner CHITA RIVERA performing songs from her legendary Broadway career in her own concert CHITA RIVERA: MY BROADWAY at the Citi Performing Arts Center Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont Street, Boston on Friday May 4, 2012 (8pm). (more...)

Adam Garcia To Play Bill Calhoun In Chichester's KISS ME KATE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2012

Adam Garcia has confirmed he will be playing Bill Calhoun in Sir Trevor Nunn's forthcoming production of Kiss Me Kate at Chichester. (more...)

O(h) Opens At The Actors Company Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2011

Dance┬ů or theater? Performance duo casebolt and smith deconstruct their creative process in a fast-paced, intricately layered, meta-theatrical new work that offers a complex and hilarious glimpse into the minds and pants of the performers. (more...)

The Bang on a Can All-Stars Record Their First Studio Album
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2011

The Bang on a Can All-Stars have recorded their first studio album in five years, for release on Bang on a Can's sister-label Cantaloupe Music in 2012. (more...)

Audiciones para 'La Bella y la Bestia'
by Roberto Rodriguez - Dec 21, 2011

Tal y como ya adelantamos el pasado mes de Octubre, Stage Entertainment recuperará el próximo año su producción de 'La Bella y la Bestia' para llevarla de gira por España. Hoy mismo han sido convocadas las audiciones. (more...)

Shake, Rattle & Roll Plays Florida Studio Theatre's Goldstein Cabaret 1/4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2011

Shake, Rattle & Roll, the new 1950's style musical revue swizzles into Florida Studio Theatre's (FST) Goldstein Cabaret Theatre (1241 N. Palm Avenue) on Wednesday, January 4 at 7:30pm. (more...)

International City Theatre Opens GOD OF CARNAGE, 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2011

Bad behavior has never been so much fun. Artistic director caryn desai [sic] jump starts International City Theatre's 27th season at the helm of Yasmina Reza's scathingly funny, Tony Award-winning God of Carnage. The limited, four-week engagement runs January 27-February 19, with low-priced previews on January 24, 25 and 26. Here's a chance to see this hilarious comedy in ICT's more intimate setting and watch the fur fly up close! (more...)

Fox Riverside PAC Announces 2012 Winter/Spring Schedule of Shows
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2011

The Fox Performing Arts Center in Riverside has announced its initial line-up of shows for the Winter/Spring of 2012! (more...)

BWW Reviews: New LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Tour Is More Leather Than Lace
by Jan Nargi - Dec 14, 2011

National tour of Tony Award-winning revival starring George Hamilton and Christopher Seiber is a naughty but nice Christmas present to Boston through December 18 (more...)

ANYTHING GOES National Tour Sets Sail in Cleveland, Oct. 2012; First Dates Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company will present the national tour of ANYTHING GOES, the 2011 Tony® Award winning Broadway musical theatre masterpiece. Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES sets sail at Cleveland's PlayhouseSquare in October 2012. Following its opening in Cleveland, Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES will cruise into more than 25 other cities during the 2012/2013 season including the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. (more...)

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