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

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

Broadway Bound TUCK EVERLASTING to Play Boston June 2013; Shear, Miller, Tysen & Nicholaw on Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2012

Producers Broadway Across America (John Gore, Thomas B. McGrath, Beth Williams), Howard Kagan and Barry Brown have just announced that the new Broadway musical TUCK EVERLASTING will have its pre-Broadway world premiere at Boston's Citi Performing Arts Center Colonial Theatre (106 Boylston Street) in June of 2013. With a book by Tony Award nominee Claudia Shear (Dirty Blonde), music by Chris Miller (The Burnt Part Boys), lyrics by Nathan Tysen (The Burnt Part Boys) and directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon), TUCK EVERLASTING is based on the novel by Natalie Babbitt. Broadway production details, design team and casting for TUCK EVERLASTING will be announced at a later date. (more...)

CHITA RIVERA Broadway Legend Debuts At The Colony Hotel Palm Beach Final Performance
by Beau Higgins - Mar 31, 2012

CHITA RIVERA March 20-24 & 27-31 Two Time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera will perform songs from her legendary Broadway career with an intimate evening of music in Chita Rivera: My Broadway. Accompanied by her longtime musical trio, led by musical director Michael Croiter, Ms. Rivera will perform selections from her most celebrated musicals, including numbers from West Side Story ("America"), Sweet Charity ("Where Am I Going?" and "Big Spender"), Chicago ("All That Jazz" and "Nowadays"), Kiss of the Spider Woman, Bye, Bye, Birdie and The Rink, and featuring the music of Leonard Bernstein, John Kander & Fred Ebb, Charles Strouse, Stephen Sondheim and Cy Coleman among others. (more...)

David Costabile & Rebecca Creskoff Join USA's 'Suits' & 'Covert Affairs'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2012

According to Deadline.com David Costabile will have a recurring role on the upcoming season of the USA series, 'Suits.' Rebecca Creskoff has signed on to join the upcoming season of 'Covert Affairs,' also on USA. (more...)

Neile Adams Set for MY HUSBAND, MY FRIEND Book Signing; STEVE MCQUEEN Film Series, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2012

Neile Adams (Mrs. Steve McQueen from 1956 - 1972) will appear on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. for a book signing of her autobiography, "My Husband, My Friend," and a Q&A prior to a screening of the film, "The Great Escape" starring Steve McQueen at the American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre; 6712 Hollywood Boulevard; Los Angeles, CA 90028. (more...)

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

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

Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents LEGALLY BLONDE, 3/29-4/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2012

Based on the hit movie, Legally Blonde is described as 'a fresh and effervescent evening of musical fun, stylishly wrapped up in a smart pink bow!' (more...)

Rachel York to Set Sail in ANYTHING GOES National Tour; Kicks Off October 2
by BWW - Mar 27, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that critically acclaimed Broadway actress Rachel York will star as "Reno Sweeney" in the national tour of the 2011 Tony® Award winning Anything Goes. Presented by Roundabout Theatre Company, the national tour will set sail in Cleveland this fall. Anything Goes is the winner of three Tony® Awards including Best Musical Revival. (more...)

Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents ‘S WONDERFUL, Thru 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2012

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

CHITA RIVERA Broadway Legend Debuts At The Colony Hotel Palm Beach
by Beau Higgins - Mar 24, 2012

CHITA RIVERA March 20-24 & 27-31 Two Time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera will perform songs from her legendary Broadway career with an intimate evening of music in Chita Rivera: My Broadway. Accompanied by her longtime musical trio, led by musical director Michael Croiter, Ms. Rivera will perform selections from her most celebrated musicals, including numbers from West Side Story ("America"), Sweet Charity ("Where Am I Going?" and "Big Spender"), Chicago ("All That Jazz" and "Nowadays"), Kiss of the Spider Woman, Bye, Bye, Birdie and The Rink, and featuring the music of Leonard Bernstein, John Kander & Fred Ebb, Charles Strouse, Stephen Sondheim and Cy Coleman among others. (more...)

Shake, Rattle & Roll Plays Florida Studio Theatre's Goldstein Cabaret 1/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 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...)

Fox Releases Frank Sinatra, John Wayne Film Collections
by Movies News Desk - Mar 21, 2012

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment releases THE FRANK SINATRA FILM COLLECTION (April 3rd) and THE JOHN WAYNE FILM COLLECTION (May 8th) on DVD. (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 Broadway Legend Debuts At The Colony Hotel Palm Beach
by Beau Higgins - Mar 16, 2012

CHITA RIVERA March 20-24 & 27-31 Two Time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera will perform songs from her legendary Broadway career with an intimate evening of music in Chita Rivera: My Broadway. Accompanied by her longtime musical trio, led by musical director Michael Croiter, Ms. Rivera will perform selections from her most celebrated musicals, including numbers from West Side Story ("America"), Sweet Charity ("Where Am I Going?" and "Big Spender"), Chicago ("All That Jazz" and "Nowadays"), Kiss of the Spider Woman, Bye, Bye, Birdie and The Rink, and featuring the music of Leonard Bernstein, John Kander & Fred Ebb, Charles Strouse, Stephen Sondheim and Cy Coleman among others. (more...)

Neile Adams Set for MY HUSBAND, MY FRIEND Book Signing; STEVE MCQUEEN Film Series, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2012

Neile Adams (Mrs. Steve McQueen from 1956 - 1972) will appear on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. for a book signing of her autobiography, "My Husband, My Friend," and a Q&A prior to a screening of the film, "The Great Escape" starring Steve McQueen at the American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre; 6712 Hollywood Boulevard; Los Angeles, CA 90028. (more...)

Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents LEGALLY BLONDE, 3/29-4/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2012

Based on the hit movie, Legally Blonde is described as 'a fresh and effervescent evening of musical fun, stylishly wrapped up in a smart pink bow!' (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… 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… 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...)

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...)

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...)

Georgia Shakespeare Moves Annual BARD'S BASH Gala to New Venue, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2012

As part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen its finances following last year's emergency fundraising campaign, Georgia Shakespeare is moving its annual 'Bard's Bash' fundraising gala to a new venue and working with a number of new local partners to present a format that reflects the unique personality of the 26-year-old theatre company. Bard's Bash 2012: A Wilde Night will be held Friday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

Skylight Music Theatre to Present THINGS THAT GO DING, 4/27-5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2012

Skylight Music Theatre will present Things That Go Ding!, described as 'a musical theatre spectacle like no other, featuring an unbelievable collection of vintage, vaudeville percussion novelties known as Ding's Dynasty. Highbrow meets lowbrow in this zany and highly entertaining show.' (more...)

BWW Interviews: High Flying Fun - A Conversation With CIRQUE MECHANICS' Founder Chris Lashua
by David Green - Apr 5, 2012

The McCallum Theatre presents the Cirque Mechanics' critically acclaimed BOOM TOWN April 5-7. Cirque Mechanics was founded in 2004 and quickly established itself as a premiere American circus. With its unique approach to performance, inspiring storytelling and innovative mechanical staging it has been hailed as "the greatest contribution to the American circus since Cirque du Soleil". I had the chance to sit down with Chris Lashua, the troupe's founder and Creative Director, to chat about all things Cirque. Here are a few highlights from that conversation: (more...)

Terrence Mann and Charlotte d'Amboise Set for Triple Arts Workshops This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2012

Terrence Mann and Charlotte d'Amboise are bringing their popular Triple Arts musical theater workshops for young performers to National Dance Institute in New York City this summer. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Seth Rudetsky to Play Provincetown Art House This July
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2012

Patti LuPone won her second Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, as well Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards, for her performance as Rose in the most recent Broadway production of Gypsy, and created the title role in Evita on Broadway with her now legendary performance, for which she won her first Tony and Drama Desk Awards. On July 4th and 5th she will make her Provincetown debut at The Art House, with Sirius/Radio star Seth Rudetsky at the piano, for 3 shows only. The Art House is thrilled to welcome this Broadway legend to Provincetown this summer, when she opens the Broadway at the Art House series which will feature 10 different artists including Betty Buckley, Charles Busch, Ana Gasteyer, and Marilyn Maye among others, from July 4 - September 23. For tickets please visit www.ptownarthouse.com or call 508-487-9222. (more...)

Fox Releases Frank Sinatra, John Wayne Film Collections
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2012

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment releases THE FRANK SINATRA FILM COLLECTION (April 3rd) and THE JOHN WAYNE FILM COLLECTION (May 8th) on DVD. (more...)

Marilyn Maye's THE HAPPIEST SOUND IN TOWN Plays Feinstein's, 4/24-5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2012

FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY will continue its Spring 2012 season with the return engagement of Grammy Award nominated singer and entertainer Marilyn Maye. (more...)

COLE PORTER UNPUBLISHED CABARET Announces Cast for May 16+26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2012

Producer John Forslund has announced the cast for his OFF THE BOOKS: A COLE PORTER UNPUBLISHED CABARET evening at the Duplex Piano Bar & Cabaret, New York on May 16 and 26. (more...)

Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents HAIRSPRAY, 5/3-6/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2012

Based on the film written and directed by John Waters, Hairspray is a musically rockin' story which takes place in 1962 Baltimore, Maryland, where the '50s are out and change is in the air. Loveable, plump teenager, Tracy Turnblad's dream is to dance on The Corny Collins Show, a local TV dance program. (more...)

Pacific Symphony's 2012 Gala Set for 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2012

Pacific Symphony's 2012 gala whisks guests back in time to La Belle Époque, a joyous time in cultural history-turn-of-the-century France. The sensuous and gregarious excitement of the Moulin Rouge and Folies Bergere abounds, as the evening of music, dancing and French-influenced cuisine takes place Saturday, May 19, at 5:30 p.m., at the Hyatt Regency Irvine at Jamboree Center. (more...)

Patti LuPone Honored with Signature Theatre's 2011 Stephen Sondheim Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2012

The Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre will honor esteemed stage actress Patti LuPone with the company's third Stephen Sondheim Award. The award, established in 2009 in honor of America's most influential contemporary musical theater writer and composer, will be presented at a black-tie Gala Benefit on April 16, 2012 at the Embassy of Italy in Washington, DC. Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer said, 'I am thrilled that Patti LuPone will be this year's recipient of the Stephen Sondheim Award. With her wonderful performances in Gypsy, Sweeney Todd, Company, Passion, and more - she has had an amazing connection to Steve's words and music. It's wonderful to add her name to the distinguished honorees Angela Lansbury and Bernadette Peters. We look forward to saluting Patti and her extraordinary talents in April.' (more...)

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