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Marquis Theatre (New York, NY)
1535 Broadway

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Based on the novel The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant by Douglass Wallop

Faust meets professional baseball in this Broadway classic! Middle-aged baseball fanatic Joe Boyd trades his soul to the Devil for a chance to lead his favorite team to victory in the pennant race against the New York Yankees. Includes such memorable tunes as "Whatever Lola Wants," "Heart" and "Those Were the Good Old Days."


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Van Wezel Announces 2011-2012 Full Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2011

The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall announces a 2011-2012 Season rife with star-studded talent. (more...)

Michael Wilson To Direct Alley Theatre's ETHER DOME, Previews 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Ether Dome, the first Alley production by acclaimed playwright Elizabeth Egloff. (more...)

[title of show] Creators Premiere NOW. HERE. THIS. at the Vineyard Theatre, Mar. 2012
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

NOW. HERE. THIS. -- the newest work from the creators and cast of the hit musical [title of show] -- will be given its world-premiere production at the Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St.) in 2012, it has been announced by the theatre's artistic director Douglas Aibel and co-artistic director Sarah Stern. Following its developmental lab production at The Vineyard earlier this year, NOW. HERE. THIS. returns for a full production this spring, running in March and April. (more...)

John Lithgow, Larry Kramer, Campbell Brown et al. Join Dustin Lance Black's '8' Reading on Broadway, 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

Academy, Tony and four-time Emmy Award nominee Bob Balaban; acclaimed 'White Collar' television star Matt Bomer; Emmy Award-winning journalist Campbell Brown; celebrated playwright and gay rights activist Larry Kramer; two-time Academy Award-nominated, multiple Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning, two-time Tony Award-winning actor John Lithgow; Tony Award nominee and Broadway Impact Co-Founder Rory O'Malley; and Emmy Award winner and three-time Golden Globe Award nominee Bradley Whitford will appear in the world premiere of '8' on Broadway, joining the previously announced Anthony Edwards, Morgan Freeman, Cheyenne Jackson, Christine Lahti, Rob Reiner, Yeardley Smith and Marisa Tomei. The production is an unprecedented account of the Federal District Court trial in Perry v. Schwarzenegger (now Perry v. Brown), the case filed by AFER to overturn Proposition 8, which eliminated the right to marry for gay and lesbian couples in California. (more...)

HARRY & EDDIE Begins Previews 8/25, Opens 9/8 at St. Luke's
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2011

'HARRY & EDDIE: The Birth of Israel' tells the largely-unknown story of how President Harry S. Truman's friendship with his former business partner, Eddie Jacobson, leads to the creation of Israel in 1948. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for LYSISTRATA JONES; Patti Murin, Liz Mikel and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2011

Producers Paula Herold and Alan Wasser announced today that the complete cast from the acclaimed off-Broadway production of Lysistrata Jones will transfer with the musical when it opens on Broadway this fall. Beginning previews November 12, 2011, Lysistrata Jones will officially open on December 14, 2011 at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre. (more...)

Musical Mondays Honors Founder Bick Goss 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

Musical Mondays Theatre Lab, which for 12 years has been instrumental in developing new musicals including 'Next to Normal,' salutes its founder, Bick Goss, with a gala celebration on Monday evening, September 19 at a private penthouse apartment on Manhattan's east side. (more...)

Van Wezel Announces 2011-2012 Full Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall announces a 2011-2012 Season rife with star-studded talent. (more...)

Tony Award Winner John Rando to Direct A CHRISTMAS STORY Tour; Gene Weygandt, Rachel Bay Jones Join Cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2011

The producers of A Christmas Story, The Musical! have announced the latest additions to their creative team and principal cast. Tony Award winning John Rando (Urinetown, The Wedding Singer) has signed on as the new director for the national holiday tour. (more...)

Gazillion Bubble Show Launches 70-City North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2011

Five-time Tony Award®-winning producer, Jon B. Platt (Wicked, The Book of Mormon), has announced the first ever North American tour of Gazillion Bubble Show, starring its creator and international sensation Fan Yang. (more...)

Allen Fitzpatrick Joins Cast of AMAS' COUNTESS OF STORYVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2011

Allen Fitzpatrick joins previously announced Jeremiah James, Lillias White & John Herrera in Amas Musical Theatre Lab Production of 'The Countess of Storyville' directed by Michael Bush. (more...)

La Mirada Theatre Presents LIFE COULD BE A DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2011

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & MC COY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT are thrilled to present the second show of their 2011-2012 season with the LADCC, GARLAND and LA WEEKLY award-winning musical for Best Production, LIFE COULD BE A DREAM, written and directed by Roger Bean (The Marvelous Wonderettes), with musical direction by Michael Paternostro, choreography by Lee Martino and featuring the original cast who performed in both the Hudson Theatre and Laguna Playhouse productions! LIFE COULD BE A DREAM will open on Friday, October 28, 2011 (with a press opening on Saturday, October 29) and run through Sunday, November 20, 2011 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. (more...)

Eric Kunze To Lead San Diego's JOSEPH, Previews 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2011

San Diego Musical Theatre has announced that Broadway star, Eric Kunze (Les Mirserables, Miss Saigon, Damn Yankees) will now play the title role of Joseph in the first production of its 2011-2012 season of shows, the San Diego premiere of the Megamix version of, the seven-time Tony nominated musical, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice, musical direction by Don LeMaster, choreography by Johnny Dean Harvey & Chad Everett Allen and directed by Ron Kellum (who starred on Broadway in JOSEPH). (more...)

Kravis Center Begins Star Packed Season With Public Ticket Sale Day
by Beau Higgins - Sep 22, 2011

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performance Arts will kick off its star-packed and show-filled 20th anniversary season with Public Ticket Sale Day & Open House. The exciting and eclectic array of international artists and attractions from every discipline slated to appear at the Kravis Center include Broadway legend Bernadette Peters, talk show champion Larry King, song stylist supreme Diana Krall, the renowned Joffrey Ballet, inimitable funnymen Dennis Miller, Martin Short and Larry the Cable Guy and such major Kravis On Broadway hits as THE ADDAMS FAMILY, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES starring George Hamilton, HAIR, COME FLY AWAY and LES MISÉRABLES. * (more...)

Victor Garber to Voice Charlie for 'Charlie's Angels'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2011

'Charlie's Angels' stars Annie Ilonzeh ('General Hospital') as Kate Prince, Minka Kelly ('Parenthood,' 'Friday Night Lights') as Eve French, Rachael Taylor ('Grey's Anatomy') as Abby Sampson and Ramon Rodriguez ('The Wire,' 'Daybreak') as John Bosley. Today, USA reports that Broadway and film veteran Victor Garber has joined the cast, voicing Charlie himself. (more...)

Reprise Theatre Co Presents An Evening With Liz Callaway 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2011

Reprise Theatre Company presents An Evening With Liz Callaway. It will have one performance only on Monday, September 19 at 8:00 pm, at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. (more...)

John Lithgow, Larry Kramer, Campbell Brown et al. Join Dustin Lance Black's '8' Reading on Broadway, 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2011

Academy, Tony and four-time Emmy Award nominee Bob Balaban; acclaimed 'White Collar' television star Matt Bomer; Emmy Award-winning journalist Campbell Brown; celebrated playwright and gay rights activist Larry Kramer; two-time Academy Award-nominated, multiple Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning, two-time Tony Award-winning actor John Lithgow; Tony Award nominee and Broadway Impact Co-Founder Rory O'Malley; and Emmy Award winner and three-time Golden Globe Award nominee Bradley Whitford will appear in the world premiere of '8' on Broadway, joining the previously announced Anthony Edwards, Morgan Freeman, Cheyenne Jackson, Christine Lahti, Rob Reiner, Yeardley Smith and Marisa Tomei. The production is an unprecedented account of the Federal District Court trial in Perry v. Schwarzenegger (now Perry v. Brown), the case filed by AFER to overturn Proposition 8, which eliminated the right to marry for gay and lesbian couples in California. (more...)

Terri White and Richard Skipper Join Musical Mondays Salute to Bick Goss 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2011

Musical Mondays Theatre Lab, which for 12 years has been instrumental in developing new musicals including 'Next to Normal,' salutes its founder, Bick Goss, with a gala celebration on Monday evening, September 19 at a private penthouse apartment on Manhattan's east side. (more...)

Musical Mondays Honors Founder Bick Goss 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2011

Musical Mondays Theatre Lab, which for 12 years has been instrumental in developing new musicals including 'Next to Normal,' salutes its founder, Bick Goss, with a gala celebration on Monday evening, September 19 at a private penthouse apartment on Manhattan's east side. (more...)

Jim Stanek Leads Engeman's CAMELOT, Previews 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2011

The John W. Engeman Theater has announced the cast and the creative team for the classic musical, Camelot. (more...)

Kravis Center Begins Star Packed Season With Public Ticket Sale Day
by Beau Higgins - Sep 17, 2011

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performance Arts will kick off its star-packed and show-filled 20th anniversary season with Public Ticket Sale Day & Open House. The exciting and eclectic array of international artists and attractions from every discipline slated to appear at the Kravis Center include Broadway legend Bernadette Peters, talk show champion Larry King, song stylist supreme Diana Krall, the renowned Joffrey Ballet, inimitable funnymen Dennis Miller, Martin Short and Larry the Cable Guy and such major Kravis On Broadway hits as THE ADDAMS FAMILY, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES starring George Hamilton, HAIR, COME FLY AWAY and LES MISÉRABLES. * (more...)

New Candlelight Theatre Presents DAMN YANKEES, Opens 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2011

This Fall New Candlelight Theatre (NCT) will present the 7 time TONY Award winning musical, including Best Musical, Damn Yankees. (more...)

James Lapine, Marc Bruni, John Rando to Direct Encores! at City Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2011

Jack Viertel, Artistic Director of New York City Center's Encores! series, today announced the final two directors for the 2012 Encores! season. As previously announced, James Lapine will direct the first Encores! show of the season, Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, opening on February 8, 2012. Marc Bruni will direct Rodgers and Hammerstein's rarely seen Pipe Dream, opening on March 28¸ and John Rando will direct Jule Styne and Leo Robin's Gentlemen Prefer Blondes opening on May 9. Music Director Rob Berman will conduct all three musicals. This year, the number of performances has been expanded: Pipe Dream and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes will play for seven performances each, and Merrily We Roll Along, extended for a two-week run, will play for 15 performances. (more...)

James Lapine, Marc Bruni, John Rando to Direct Encores! at City Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2011

Jack Viertel, Artistic Director of New York City Center's Encores! series, today announced the final two directors for the 2012 Encores! season. (more...)

New Candlelight Theatre Presents DAMN YANKEES, 9/16 - 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2011

New Candlelight Theatre will present Damn Yankees as part of its 2011 Season from September 16 through October 23. (more...)

NYMF Welcomes CENTRAL AVENUE BREAKDOWN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2011

Central Avenue Breakdown will get its World Premiere at the 2011 New York Musical Theatre Festival. (more...)

Natalia Payne, Wendy Rich Stetson, Heather Wood Lead Yale's THREE SISTERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2011

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl's new version of Anton Chekhov's THREE SISTERS, based on a literal translation by Elise Thoron with Natalya Paramonova and Kristin Johnsen-Neshati, directed by Les Waters. (more...)

Jim Stanek Leads Engeman's CAMELOT, Previews 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2011

The John W. Engeman Theater has announced the cast and the creative team for the classic musical, Camelot. (more...)

Meet the Contestants of NYMF's NEXT BROADWAY SENSATION- Week 1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2011

NYMF's Next Broadway Sensation Competition is returning for its sixth year and will take place at New World Stages on three subsequent Saturdays - September 17th, September 24th, and October 1st. (more...)

KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Celebrates 20th Anniversary Season
by Beau Higgins - Sep 15, 2011

KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Celebrates 20th Anniversary Season A Sizzling Line Up of Smash Broadway Hits, Comedy Giants and Rock, Pop & Classical Music Superstars Joshua Bell, Chris Botti, Cleveland Orchestra, Larry King, Kings of Salsa, Patti LaBelle, Larry the Cable Guy, Huey Lewis & The News, Matisyahu, Dennis Miller, Bernadette Peters, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Pinchas Zukerman, Diana Krall, Martin Short, Wanda Sykes, & THE ADDAMS FAMILY, Damn Yankees, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, FOREVER TANGO, HAIR, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, LES MISÉRABLES, MAMMA MIA!, MY FAIR LADY, SOUTH PACIFIC And So Much More! (more...)

THE BUS Comes To 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2011

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) welcomes Starry Night Theater with the New York premiere of THE BUS, written by James Lantz and directed by John Simpkins. (more...)

NCT Partners to Help Raise Funds During Run of Damn Yankees
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2011

This Fall New Candlelight Theatre (NCT) will present the 7 time TONY Award winning musical, including Best Musical, Damn Yankees. (more...)

Terri White and Richard Skipper Join Musical Mondays Salute to Bick Goss 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2011

Musical Mondays Theatre Lab, which for 12 years has been instrumental in developing new musicals including 'Next to Normal,' salutes its founder, Bick Goss, with a gala celebration on Monday evening, September 19 at a private penthouse apartment on Manhattan's east side. (more...)

Michael Wilson To Direct Alley Theatre's ETHER DOME, Previews 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2011

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Ether Dome, the first Alley production by acclaimed playwright Elizabeth Egloff. (more...)

Signature Theatre Presents SWEET TEA 9/13-10/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2011

In a special limited engagement, Signature Theatre is presenting the Washington D.C. premiere of E. Patrick Johnson's one-man show, Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South. (more...)

Lesli Margherita To Open International Tour Of ZORRO THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2011

Lesli Margherita, star of the original West End production, will recreate her Olivier Award-winning role of Inez in the first international tour of ZORRO THE MUSICAL, opening next month at the Oriental Art Center in Shanghai. (more...)

THE BUS Comes To 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2011

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) welcomes Starry Night Theater with the New York premiere of THE BUS, written by James Lantz and directed by John Simpkins. (more...)

Bryce Ryness, Lisa O'Hare to Lead Reprise Theatre Company's CABARET; Opens 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2011

Reprise Theatre Company's production of the classic American musical 'Cabaret,' which opens the 2011-2012 Reprise season and plays September 13 to 25 (press opening September 14, 2011) at UCLA's Freud Playhouse, includes a cast of new talents as well as Broadway and West End veterans - Zach Bandler as Ernst Ludwig, Lisa O'Hare as Sally Bowles, Jeff McLean as Cliff Bradshaw, Katrina Lenk as Fräulein Kost, Mary Gordon Murray as Fräulein Schneider, Robert Picardo as Herr Schultz and Bryce Ryness as the Master of Ceremonies. (more...)

Eric Kunze To Lead San Diego's JOSEPH, Previews 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2011

San Diego Musical Theatre has announced that Broadway star, Eric Kunze (Les Mirserables, Miss Saigon, Damn Yankees) will now play the title role of Joseph in the first production of its 2011-2012 season of shows, the San Diego premiere of the Megamix version of, the seven-time Tony nominated musical, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice, musical direction by Don LeMaster, choreography by Johnny Dean Harvey & Chad Everett Allen and directed by Ron Kellum (who starred on Broadway in JOSEPH). (more...)

Bailiwick Chicago Announces 2011/12 Casting Auction Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2011

Bailiwick Chicago announces that it has assumed sponsorship of The Casting Auction, an annual fundraising event previously produced by the Victory Gardens Theatre for nearly 30 years. (more...)

Signature Theatre Presents SWEET TEA, Closes 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2011

Sweet Tea will play close in Signature's intimate ARK Theatre on October 9, 2011. (more...)

NYMF Welcomes CENTRAL AVENUE BREAKDOWN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2011

Central Avenue Breakdown will get its World Premiere at the 2011 New York Musical Theatre Festival. (more...)

THE BUS Comes To 59E59 Theaters, Opens 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2011

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) welcomes Starry Night Theater with the New York premiere of THE BUS, written by James Lantz and directed by John Simpkins. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Presents THE VENETIAN TWINS, MERCHANT OF VENICE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2011

Quintessence Theatre Group launches its second season with two classic comedies: Carlo Goldoni's THE VENETIAN TWINS, in a translation by Ranjit Bolt, and William Shakespeare's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, to be presented in repertory and directed by Alexander Burns. (more...)

Reprise Theatre Company Presents Patti LuPone's GYPSY IN MY SOUL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2011

Reprise Theatre Company presents Patti LuPone 'Gypsy In My Soul' for one performance only tonight at 8:00 pm, at Royce Hall on the campus of UCLA. (more...)

THE BUS Comes To 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2011

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) welcomes Starry Night Theater with the New York premiere of THE BUS, written by James Lantz and directed by John Simpkins. (more...)

The Lion King Roars Into Albuquerque 10/2-28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2011

Popejoy Presents is thrilled to announce their 2011-12 Broadway in New Mexico Series in Albuquerque, featuring the New Mexico premiere of the Broadway phenomenon Disney's The Lion King in October 2012 at Popejoy Hall. (more...)

Celia Keenan-Bolger, Colin Donnell, Betsy Wolfe & Elizabeth Stanley Set for Encores! MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2011

Celia Keenan-Bolger, Colin Donnell, Betsy Wolfe and Elizabeth Stanley have been cast in Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, the first New York City Center Encores! production of season. Merrily We Roll Along, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, will be directed by James Lapine with music direction by Rob Berman and musical staging by Dan Knechtges. Merrily has been extended for a two-week run, and will play for 15 performances, February 8-19, 2012 at New York City Center, 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues. (more...)

Sally Struthers to Star in Cabrillo Music Theatre's ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2011

The sun will come out in Thousand Oaks as Cabrillo Music Theatre proudly announces its brand-new production of the hit musical, ANNIE. (more...)

NYMTF Welcomes CENTRAL AVENUE BREAKDOWN 10/10-16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2011

Central Avenue Breakdown will get its World Premiere at the 2011 New York Musical Theatre Festival. (more...)

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