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From a concept by Michael Bennett

A Chorus Line tells the story of a group of 17 performers vying for the chance to dance in a Broadway show. After all the sweat and tears, only eight will be chosen for this opportunity of a lifetime. Winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, A Chorus Line is a timeless show for anyone who has ever dared to dream.



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THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS Returns to the Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2012

The Public Theater welcome back Mike Daisey's critically acclaimed THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS on Tuesday, January 31 for an extended run in the Martinson Theater. Created and performed by Mike Daisey and directed by Jean-Michele Gregory, the return engagement of THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS will run an additional five weeks to March 4. Tickets, priced at $75-$85, are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased at (212) 967-7555 or www.publictheater.org. (more...)

SoBe Arts Presents The World Premiere Of HAMLET Soundtheater/Opera
by Beau Higgins - Jan 31, 2012

SoBe Institute of the Arts presents the World Premiere of Carson Kievman's HAMLET Soundtheater/Opera in the Little Stage Theater on Miami Beach. This provocative, sophisticated, and radically re-imagined musical setting of Shakespeare's masterpiece was the final commission by legendary producer Joseph Papp ("A Chorus Line," "Hair," etc.) for the New York Shakespeare Festival / Public Theater. Due to Papp's tragic passing soon after the work was completed, HAMLET remained unperformed, until now. (more...)

Musical Mondays Announces BLING and THE SUICIDE in February; to Feature Courtney Reed, Jackie Hoffman & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2012

Bick Goss and Frank Evans, Producing Artistic Directors of Musical Mondays Theater Lab, Inc. today announced their two show February Festival of New Musical Previews: BLING on Thursday, February 2 at 6:30PM and THE SUICIDE, A MUSICAL COMEDY on Thursday, February 9 at 5:30 PM. Both previews of the new musicals will be at the Jerry Orbach Theater in the Snapple Theater Center, 210 West 50th Street. (more...)

The Lyric Theatre Welcomes Keb' Mo', Julie Budd, and 42FIVE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2012

The Lyric Theater has announced their upcoming musical performances, kicking off with Keb' Mo' on Thursday, February 2nd ~ 6pm & 8:30pm. (more...)

Marilyn Maye, Ben Davis Join THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1946 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2012

The Town Hall (123 West 43 Street) has signed Award-winning Jazz singer Marilyn Maye, Tony Award winner, Ben Davis (Baz Luhrmann's La Boheme), Dameka Hayes, Audelco Award Nominee for It Ain't Nothing But The Blues and Jessie Mueller, who made her Broadway debut in On a Clear Day…, to perform in THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1946 on Monday, February 13, 2012 at 8pm. (more...)

Cabrillo Music Theatre Presents RING OF FIRE, Opens 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2012

A multi-talented cast and onstage band bring to life the famous songs of 'The Man In Black' when Cabrillo Music Theatre's production of RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH makes its Thousand Oaks premiere at the Civic Arts Plaza. (more...)

Fox PAC Presents RING OF FIRE, Opens 2/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2012

Mc Coy Rigby Entertainment & Fox Operator Bill Malone of FX Arts have announced the third in its brand new "Broadway Series" of shows, with the songs of one of the most iconic figures in the history of music, RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH, with musical direction by Jeff Lisenby, choreography by Jane Lanier and directed by and starring from the original New York production, Jason Edwards. (more...)

Fountain Hills Theater to Present A CHORUS LINE, 1/13-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2012

Fountain Hills Theater has announced the opening of one of the most popular musicals of all time, A Chorus Line. In an empty theatre, on a bare stage, casting for a new Broadway musical is almost complete. For 17 dancers, this audition is the chance of a lifetime. It's what they've worked for - with every drop of sweat, every hour of training, every day of their lives. (more...)

Monty Python's Spamalot Returns To Nashville 1/27-28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2012

The Tony Award-winning Best Musical of 2005, Monty Python's Spamalot, will return to Nashville for three performances on January 27 and 28 at TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall. (more...)

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with Seth Rudetsky and Cast of DISASTER!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 28, 2012

Were you like Seth Rudetsky in the ‘70's? Not just overweight with a Jewfro, but also obsessed with POSEIDON ADVENTURE, AIRPORT '75, EARTHQUAKE, THE SWARM etc...AND obsessed with Casey Kasem's top 40 countdown? Didn't you wish there were some way they could combine? Well, now they have... in DISASTER! DISASTER! is a 1970's disaster movie musical, written by Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick, featuring your favorite songs and disasters from the '70s. Seth Rudetsky's DISASTER, A 1970's disaster movie ...musical; written by Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnik, directed/choreographed by Denis Jones with music direction by Steve Marzullo will play The Triad (158 West 72nd Street) through February 26, 2012. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased by visiting www.disastermusical.com. (more...)

Monty Python's Spamalot Returns To Nashville 1/27-28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2012

The Tony Award-winning Best Musical of 2005, Monty Python's Spamalot, will return to Nashville for three performances on January 27 and 28 at TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall. (more...)

Bebe Neuwirth to Star in Recurring Role on CBS's THE GOOD WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2012

As first reported on EWonline, star of stage and screen Bebe Neuwirth will be appearing in a recurring role on the CBS drama series THE GOOD WIFE. (more...)

Huntington Theatre Co Presents MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM Reading, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2012

As part of its 30th Anniversary Season celebration, the Huntington Theatre Company brings the cast of August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom to Roxbury's Hibernian Hall to perform a reading of the play on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 7pm. The reading is free and open to the public, but an RSVP at huntingtontheatre.org/raineyreading is encouraged, as seating is limited. Liesl Tommy, director of the Huntington's acclaimed 2011 production of Ruined, helms the production. The ensemble features "ER" cast member Yvette Freeman as the legendary blues singer Ma Rainey and local favorite Jason Bowen (Ruined, A Civil War Christmas at the Huntington) as Levee. (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company Presents PTC@Play 2/29-3/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2012

Philadelphia Theatre Company will present PTC@Play, a two-week festival of new work on February 2-March 11 at PTC's home at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets). (more...)

Kurt Peterson & Victoria Mallory Reunite for 'When Everything Was Possible' Concert, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2012

James William Productions and Stephenie Skyllas will present Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory in When Everything Was Possible, A Concert (with comments), for one night only, Sunday April 29th (7:30pm) at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues), as a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. They will be joined by a thirteen-piece band (Michael Rafter, Music Director), playing new orchestrations by Tony Award winner Jonathan Tunick. Larry Moss directs, with musical staging by Joshua Bergasse ("Smash"). Carolyn Wong will provide lighting design, with sound design by Leon Rothenberg and projection design by Telegraphicmedia. (more...)

Monty Python's SPAMALOT Returns To The Hershey Theatre 3/9-10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2012

The Tony Award-winning Best Musical of 2005, Monty Python's Spamalot, will return to Hershey Theatre on Friday, March 9 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, March 10 at 2 and 8 p.m. (more...)

NEIL BERG'S 100 YEARS OF BROADWAY Comes To The Bushnell 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2012

Neil Berg's 100 Years of Broadway Song and Dance recreates moments from the musicals of the century. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for January 25th, 2012
by Paul W. Thompson - Jan 25, 2012

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Doyle and Debbie and Patsy Cline, an opera company 'Oklahoma!,' 'The Hunchback Variations Opera,' 'A Catered Affair,' 'Beyond The Fringe,' a Candlelight reunion and more.... (more...)

Krysta Rodriguez Comes to OCHSA 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2012

Broadway Actress Krysta Rodriguez (The Addams Family, In the Heights, Spring Awakening, A Chorus Line, Good Vibrations) will return to her high school alma mater, Orange County High School of the Arts (OCHSA), as part of the school's 25th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Chita Rivera, Adam Pascal, et al. to Perform at BROADWAY BACKWARDS 7, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2012

BROADWAY BACKWARDS 7, a one-night-only event produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and benefiting Broadway Cares and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center will be held Monday, March 5 at 8 PM at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street). Perfromers for the event have just been announced, and included in the lineup are: Chita Rivera, Adam Pascal from Memphis The Musical, Andrew Rannells from The Book of Mormon on Broadway, Bruce Vilanch, Sierra Boggess, Telly Leung from Godspell & Glee, Bryan Batt, Robin de Jesus & Shawna M. Hamic from Les Miserables on Tour. (more...)

The Artist Series Presents SPAMALOT In Jacksonville 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2012

The Tony Award-winning Best Musical of 2005, Monty Python's Spamalot, will return to Jacksonville for one night only on Thursday, February 16th at 7:30PM at the Times-Union Center's Moran Theater. (more...)

Rob Ackerman's CALL ME WALDO Previews Off-Broadway 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2012

CALL ME WALDO -- a new play by Rob Ackerman (TABLETOP) -- will debut Off-Broadway in a production by The Working Theater with preview performances starting February 14 prior to its official opening night on February 22 at the June Havoc Theatre (312 W. 36 St. in Manhattan), it has been announced by Mark Plesent, Working Theater's Producing Artistic Director. (more...)

Jen MacQueen to Choreograph THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Milton, 3/14-17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2012

Rehearsals have begun at Milton High School for their production of THE DROWSY CHAPERONE. This show will perform March 14-17, directed by Renee Denney and music directed by Leigh Ann Shaw. The cast is full of experienced high schoolers, some of whom also appeared in Milton's successful production of HAIRSPRAY in spring 2011. It will feature choreography by the Off-Broadway choreographer and acclaimed tap dancer Jen MacQueen, who choreographed the recent Atlanta production of A Chorus Line at Aurora Theatre, for which she received a BroadwayWorld (Atlanta) Award Nomination for Best Choreography in a Musical. (more...)

Lyric Theatre Opens 2012 Season With XANADU, 1/25-2/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2012

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma opens a brand new season with the inspiring comedy, XANADU, showing at Lyric's Plaza Theatre from January 25 through February 11, 2012. (more...)

Broadway Sessions Welcomes Bianca Marroquin & More, 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2012

BEN CAMERON (Wicked, Aida, Footloose) is the host and creator of BROADWAY SESSIONS at THE MIDTOWN THEATRE at the HA! Comedy Club TC l4 ' (163 West 46th Street / Between 6th & 7th Avenues) every Thursday night at 11:00pm. Broadway Sessions is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week, and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. After the show we open the microphone up to anyone who wants to sing. Open mic from 12:00-2am. (more...)

BWW FLORIDA Review JERSEY BOYS One Of The Greatest Musicals You Will Ever See
by Beau Higgins - Jan 22, 2012

JERSEY BOYS did it again. Ruined a good night's sleep, that's what it did. For this musical, based on the life and careers of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons is thrilling, masterful, and certainly unforgettable. I tossed and I turned remembering magical pieces of stage craft, goose bump inducing performances and everything else that makes up this Tony winning Best Musical; indeed one of the best musicals of all time. (more...)

Alan Cumming, Kelli O'Hara, et al. Join PUBLIC SINGS! Benefit, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2012

The Public Theater announced today that Alan Cumming, Montego Glover, Gabriel Kahane, Ethan Lipton, Kelli O'Hara, and Benjamin Walker would join the star-studded PUBLIC SINGS! benefit on Monday, March 5 at Joe's Pub. This unforgettable evening will celebrate the rich history of musicals produced by The Public Theater, including HAIR, A Chorus Line, and Caroline, or Change, as well as new musicals in development like February House premiering at The Public this May. Directed by Daisy Prince with musical direction by Chris Fenwick, this one-night-only event will also include the previously announced Laura Benanti, David Byrne, Raul Esparza, Jesse L. Martin, and Steven Pasquale. (more...)

Christina Ricci & Bebe Neuwirth Lead CSC's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM this Spring!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2012

Classic Stage Company has announced complete casting for their upcoming production of Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, which begins previews at CSC on Wednesday, April 4 for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 20. Joining two-time Tony Award winner Bebe Neuwirth (Hippolyta/Titania) and acclaimed film/television/stage star Christina Ricci (Hermia) in the cast are Jordan Dean (Demetrius), Nick Gehlfuss (Lysander), David Greenspan (Flute/Fairy), Halley Wegryn Gross (Helena), Anthony Heald (Theseus/Oberon), Erin Hill (Starveling/Fairy), Chad Lindsey (Snout/Fairy), Taylor Mac (Egeus/Puck), James Patrick Nelson (Snug/Fairy), Steven Skybell (Bottom) and Rob Yang (Quince/Fairy). Directed by Tony Speciale (Unnatural Acts), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM has its official opening Sunday, April 29. (more...)

The Public Theater Shifts THE TOTAL BENT Performances to Begin 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2012

The Public Theater announced new February dates today for THE TOTAL BENT by Stew and Heidi Rodewald and directed by Joanna Settle. The shift in dates for this Public Lab production is due to an unforeseen construction-related delay that prevented the show from getting into the theater on the scheduled start date. The Public Theater's building renovation has been underway since fall 2008 and is expected to be completed on time this summer. (more...)

Way Off Broadway Hosts Spring Youth Musical Theatre Workshop, Begins 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2012

Started in 2003 as an extension of Way Off Broadway's Children's Theatre Summer Camp program, the Actors' Studio picks up where the summer camp leaves off, offering workshops and classes during the spring and fall. (more...)

The Lyric Theatre Welcomes Keb' Mo', Julie Budd, and 42FIVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2012

The Lyric Theater has announced their upcoming musical performances, kicking off with Keb' Mo' on Thursday, February 2nd ~ 6pm & 8:30pm. (more...)

Nicolas Dromard, Nadine Isenegger Join MAKE MINE MANHATTAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2012

UnsungMusicalsCo. Inc. has announced complete casting for its new production of the hit 1948 musical revue Make Mine Manhattan. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Josh Young - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR's 'Judas'
by Pati Buehler - Feb 7, 2012

Josh Young makes his Broadway debut as 'Judas Iscariot' in The Stratford Shakespeare Festival's production of Jesus Christ Superstar directed by Des McAnuff at The Neil Simon Theatre. Preview performances beginMarch 1, 2012 with an opening on March 22. (more...)

Zooey Deschanel's Music Video 'Hey Girl' Now Available on FOX.com
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2012

Let's get this party started! Fans and viewers can choose their own adventure when party crashers invade the NEW GIRL loft in the new full-length, INTERACTIVE music video for 'Hey Girl,' NEW GIRL's theme song, performed by Zooey Deschanel and starring the entire cast of the hit comedy series. The 'Hey Girl' interactive music video premieres today exclusively at www.fox.com/new-girl/heygirl. (more...)

Denis Lambert to Appear in Solo Cabaret Getting Tall 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2012

Denis Lambert to appear in GETTING TALL at The Laurie Beechman Theatre February 6. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Dance 10, Show 3 - A CHORUS LINE at Her Majesty's Theatre
by Tim Carney - Feb 6, 2012

On January 26 1974 the first taped session of a group of dancers was recorded at the Nickolaus Exercise Centre in New York. It delved into the lives of professional artists, their hopes, dreams and sacrifices and would go on to form the nucleus of one of the longest running shows in Broadway history. (more...)

Musical Mondays Theatre Lab Presents The Suicide 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2012

Bick Goss and Frank Evans, Producing Artistic Directors of Musical Mondays Theater Lab, Inc. have announced the second show in their February Festival of New Musical "The Suicide, A Musical Comedy" on Thursday, February 9 at 5:30 PM. (more...)

Larry Barrett, Jeffery Kin Set for THE LYNNE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2012

Larry Barrett and Jeffrey Kin are set for upcoming appearances on THE LYNNE SHOW. The Lynne Show take place Tuesdays at 2:00 PM EST, Mondays at 3:00 AM EST at Radioearnetwork.com. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC To Open 3-D Theatrical's 2012 Season, 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2012

3-D Theatricals is set to present its first show of its 2012 season with one of the greatest family musicals of all time, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, musical direction by Julie Lamoureux, choreography by 3-D Theatricals Associate Artistic Director Kami Seymour and directed by 3-D Theatricals Artistic Director T.J. Dawson. THE SOUND OF MUSIC will open on Friday, February 10 and perform through Sunday, February 26 at the historic Plummer Auditorium, 201 E. Chapman Ave. in Fullerton. (more...)

Cabrillo Music Theatre Presents RING OF FIRE, Opens 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2012

A multi-talented cast and onstage band bring to life the famous songs of 'The Man In Black' when Cabrillo Music Theatre's production of RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH makes its Thousand Oaks premiere at the Civic Arts Plaza. (more...)

Denis Lambert to Appear in Solo Cabaret Getting Tall 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2012

Denis Lambert to appear in GETTING TALL at The Laurie Beechman Theatre February 6. (more...)

Suzen Murakoshi to Bring BREATHE LOVE REPEAT To Frigid NY 2/22-3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2012

Breathe Love Repeat: a near-life experience will be presented in February and March at Under St. Marks as a part of the 2012 Frigid New York Festival. (more...)

Cabrillo Music Theatre Presents RING OF FIRE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2012

A multi-talented cast and onstage band bring to life the famous songs of 'The Man In Black' when Cabrillo Music Theatre's production of RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH makes its Thousand Oaks premiere at the Civic Arts Plaza. (more...)

The Lyric Theatre Welcomes Keb' Mo', Julie Budd, and 42FIVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2012

The Lyric Theater has announced their upcoming musical performances, kicking off with Keb' Mo' on Thursday, February 2nd ~ 6pm & 8:30pm. (more...)

Leigh Silverman Directs Ethan Lipton in Public's No Place to Go
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) is set to present Ethan Lipton's NO PLACE TO GO for a limited engagement at Joe's Pub, beginning Wednesday, March 14. (more...)

Nashville Symphony Announces February 2012 Listing of Events
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2012

The Nashville Symphony is dedicated to achieving the highest standard for excellence in musical performance and educational programs, while engaging the community, enriching audiences and shaping cultural life. (more...)

Amra-Faye Wright Returns to Broadway's CHICAGO Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2012

Tonight, February 2, 2012, Broadway's hit revival of John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse's Tony Award-winning musical CHICAGO welcomes back worldwide stage sensation and audience favorite Amra-Faye Wright in the starring role of merry murderess Velma Kelly (more...)

Rob Ackerman's CALL ME WALDO Opens 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2012

The newest play by Rob Ackerman, CALL ME WALDO takes a comic and insightful look at the workplace, upending stereotypes about the working class when an ordinary electrician begins channeling the spirit of Ralph Waldo Emerson. (more...)

The Lyric Theatre Welcomes Keb' Mo', Julie Budd, and 42FIVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2012

The Lyric Theater has announced their upcoming musical performances, kicking off with Keb' Mo' on Thursday, February 2nd ~ 6pm & 8:30pm. (more...)

Marvin Hamlisch Comes to the Gallo Center, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2012

Composer Marvin Hamlisch, one of the only people to win Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Awards collectively, will appear at the Gallo Center for the Arts on Thursday, March 1 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

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