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Based on The Madwoman of Chaillot by Jean Giraudoux as adapated by Maurice Valency


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North Coast Rep Presents San Diego Premiere of Steve Martin's Adaptation of THE UNDERPANTS, Now thru 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2012

North Coast Repertory Theatre presents a San Diego premiere of The Underpants, adapted by Steve Martin and written by Carl Sternheim. The show begins previews tonight, September 5th through 7th and continues September 8 through 30, 2012. (more...)

Photo Flash: Angela Lansbury Featured on the Cover of THE GENTLEWOMAN Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2012

Tony Award winner Angela Lansbury is featured on the cover of the UK magazine The Gentlewoman's Autumn and Winter 2012 issue, as photographed by Terry Richardson! The magazine has revealed images from Issue nº 6's pages on its website. Check out a sampling below! (more...)

OLEANNA Opens Bristol Riverside Theatre's Season, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2012

Bristol Riverside Theatre opens its 2012-2013 mainstage season with Oleanna by Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet onSeptember 25-October 14, 2012. Directed by BRT's Artistic Director Keith Baker, the play features actors Blair Baker and David Barlow. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Jerry Herman's DEAR WORLD - Revised & Revived by The Civic Light Opera Company
by Mark Andrew Lawrence - May 29, 2012

Each season Toronto's Civic Light Opera Company revises and revives failed and forgotten shows from Broadway's past. This year it's the 1969 Jerry Herman musical Dear World based on the Jean Giraudoux play THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT. Barbara Boddy and David Haines lead the cast in making the case for this much neglected show. (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Announced for the Old Globe's 2012 Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2012

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the 2012 Shakespeare Festival, performed in repertory in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. (more...)

Talk Is Free Theatre and Show One Productions' Dani Girl Closes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2012

Talk Is Free Theatre (TIFT) and Show One Productions are thrilled to announce that Dora Award winner Jeff Madden will be joining the cast as Rafe in the upcoming Toronto production of Dani Girl, by Christopher Dimond and Michael Kooman. A touching, humorous and inspiring tale, this dark, original musical comedy follows a young girl's battle with cancer. Dani Girl runs until March 4, 2012 at the Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace. (more...)

DANNY & SYLVIA to Close at St. Luke's, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2012

"DANNY and SYLVIA: THE DANNY KAYE MUSICAL", the long-running musical at St. Luke's Theatre, 308 West 46th Street, which opened May 13, 2008, will close on Friday, April 27th after a special added performance at 1 PM. The musical would have celebrated its 3rd anniversary this May. (more...)

RED VELVET, ARABIAN NIGHTS & More Set for Indhu Rubasingham's First Tricycle Programme
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2012

Indhu Rubasingham has announced her inaugural season at The Tricycle, which will launch with the World Premiere of Red Velvet, written by Lolita Chakrabarti with Adrian Lester in the role of Ira Aldridge; followed by The Tricycle's first festive family show, The Arabian Nights, written by Mary Zimmerman and adapted from The Book Of The Thousand Nights and One Night. In 2013, The Tricycle present an Eclipse Theatre production of One Monkey Don't Stop No Show, by Don Evans, followed by another World Premiere: Paper Dolls, written by Philip Himberg and adapted from the award-winning documentary by Tomer Heymann, produced by Stanley Buchthal. (more...)

Rialto Chatter Exclusive: Ahrens & Flaherty's ANASTASIA Headed to the Stage?; Lansbury, Lazar & More to Star in Reading
by Rialto Chatter - Jun 15, 2012

BroadwayWorld.com has learned that casting is now under way for a 29-hour reading of ANASTASIA - A New Musical, based on the hit 1997 animated motion picture from Fox Animation Studios. The musical, which is in its early stages of development will feature the five songs from the film along with fifteen new songs written for the stage. (more...)

Exclusive: Crawford, Barrett, Halston, Page Join Tveit, Lansbury, Lazar in ANASTASIA Reading!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2012

As first reported exclusively by BroadwayWorld, ANASTASIA - A New Musical is being brought to the stage in a 29-hour reading, which entered rehearsals last week, based on the hit 1997 animated motion picture from Fox Animation Studios. The musical, which is in its early stages of development, will feature the five songs from the film along with fifteen new songs written for the stage. Joining the creative team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty will be bookwriter Terrence McNally and music director Ben Cohn. Joining the previously announced cast is Kelli Barrett in the title role of Anya (Anastasia). Patrick Page once again dons the role of the villain, Vladimir. Angela Lansbury will reprise her role from the film as the Empress Maria, and Aaron Tveit will play Dimitri. (more...)

Angela Lansbury Departs Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN Today, July 22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2012

Tony Award winner Angela Lansbury leaves her role as Mrs. Sue-Ellen Gamadge in the Tony-nominated Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN today, July 22, 2012. Original cast members Candice Bergen, Eric McCormack and Kerry Butler also departed the production this month. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh Headlines GYPSY at Bristol Riverside Theatre, 12/6-1/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2012

Powerhouse Broadway veteran Tovah Feldshuh stars in Gypsy at Bristol Riverside Theatre as part of its 25th Anniversary Season on December 6-January 15. With music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Arthur Laurents, the production is directed by Keith Baker and also features Robert Newman, Amanda Rose, Brittney Lee Hamilton, Joe Grandy, Bethe B. Austin, Kathryn Kendall, and Demetria Joyce Bailey. (more...)

Indianapolis Symph Orch Performs Concert Stage Production of Hello, Dolly!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2012

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly will perform the world premiere of a new symphonic concert stage production of Jerry Herman's famous Broadway musical Hello, Dolly! starring versatile singer Sandi Patty as Dolly Levi and renowned Tony Award-winning actor Gary Beach as Horace Vandergelder in Printing Partners Pops Series concerts Friday and Saturday, January 13 and 14, at the Hilbert Circle Theatre and Sunday, January 15, at The Palladium at the Center for Performing Arts in Carmel, Ind. (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...)

42nd Street Moon Presents THE BEST OF TIMES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2012

42nd Street Moon has lined up two major guest stars, Klea Blackhurst and Jason Graae, to head the cast for the upcoming 80th Birthday salute to beloved Tony-winning Broadway composer/lyricist, Jerry Herman titled The Best of Times. (more...)

Faith Prince Replaces Klea Blackhurst in 42nd Street Moon's THE BEST OF TIMES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2012

Award-winning Broadway star Faith Prince is to replace Klea Blackhurst in The Best of Times, 42nd Street Moon's 80th Birthday salute to Tony-winning Broadway composer/lyricist, Jerry Herman. The Best of Times will be presented at the Alcazar Theatre on Thursday, January 26 at 7 pm. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre Presents A Raw Space 1/31-2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2012

Bristol Riverside Theatre kicks off the new year with the world premiere of A Raw Space by Jon Marans on January 31 - February 19. Directed by Susan Atkinson, the ensemble case features BRT's Artistic Director Keith Baker, Madi Distefano, Jack Koenig, and Anette Sanders. (more...)

Angela Lansbury Named TCM's 'Star of the Month'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2012

Turner Classic Movies has named Angela Lansbury its Star of the Month. Wednesdays throughout January will be devoted to the star, featuring some of her many film roles during primetime and into the early morning hours. (more...)

Joan Curto Comes to Madden Theatre, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2012

Performing at such prestigious venues as New York's Lincoln Center and Chicago's Auditorium Theatre has earned After Dark Award-winning vocalist and Naperville native Joan Curto the title of 'cabaret icon' by NBC TV Chicago. (more...)

Indianapolis Symph Orch Performs Concert Stage Production of Hello, Dolly!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2012

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly will perform the world premiere of a new symphonic concert stage production of Jerry Herman's famous Broadway musical Hello, Dolly! starring versatile singer Sandi Patty as Dolly Levi and renowned Tony Award-winning actor Gary Beach as Horace Vandergelder in Printing Partners Pops Series concerts Friday and Saturday, January 13 and 14, at the Hilbert Circle Theatre and Sunday, January 15, at The Palladium at the Center for Performing Arts in Carmel, Ind. (more...)

Indianapolis Symph Orch Performs Concert Stage Production of Hello, Dolly!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2012

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly will perform the world premiere of a new symphonic concert stage production of Jerry Herman's famous Broadway musical Hello, Dolly! starring versatile singer Sandi Patty as Dolly Levi and renowned Tony Award-winning actor Gary Beach as Horace Vandergelder in Printing Partners Pops Series concerts Friday and Saturday, January 13 and 14, at the Hilbert Circle Theatre and Sunday, January 15, at The Palladium at the Center for Performing Arts in Carmel, Ind. (more...)

Talk Is Free Theatre and Show One Productions Presents Dani Girl!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2012

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Bristol Riverside Theatre Presents A Raw Space 1/31-2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2012

Bristol Riverside Theatre kicks off the new year with the world premiere of A Raw Space by Jon Marans on January 31 - February 19. Directed by Susan Atkinson, the ensemble case features BRT's Artistic Director Keith Baker, Madi Distefano, Jack Koenig, and Anette Sanders. (more...)

Ten Theatre Issues We Talked About in 2011
by Michael Dale - Jan 1, 2012

Casting controversies, the role of reviewers and another Broadway great turning 80 were among the stories that fired up theatre chat boards and fueled cocktail conversations at Sardi's during the past twelve months. Here are ten of the big issues theatre lovers talked about in 2011. (more...)

Save on Tickets to WHEN EVERYTHING WAS POSSIBLE, 4/29
by Contests Broadway - Feb 9, 2012

Kurt Peterson & Victoria Mallory, of the original casts of Follies and the Lincoln Center Revival of West Side Story, will sing songs from shows they were very much a part of, including West Side Story, Dear World, Follies, A Little Night Music and Sondheim - A Musical Tribute. The concert will feature images from the era's greatest photographers, many never before on public display. (more...)

Angela Lansbury to Host CTD's JUMP FOR JOY 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2012

Angela Lansbury will host JUMP FOR JOY A Dance Variety Spectacular - Career Transition For Dancers' 27th Anniversary Jubilee on Monday, November 5, 2012 at 7:00 pm at New York City Center, 131 West 55 Street (btwn. 6th and 7th Ave) NYC. The show is produced and directed by Ann Marie DeAngelo, presented by Rolex, and will be followed by a supper at The Grand Ballroom at The Hilton New York. (more...)

Joan Curto Comes to Madden Theatre, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2012

Performing at such prestigious venues as New York's Lincoln Center and Chicago's Auditorium Theatre has earned After Dark Award-winning vocalist and Naperville native Joan Curto the title of 'cabaret icon' by NBC TV Chicago. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre's A Raw Space Closes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2012

Bristol Riverside Theatre kicks off the new year with the world premiere of A Raw Space by Jon Marans on January 31 - February 19. Directed by Susan Atkinson, the ensemble case features BRT's Artistic Director Keith Baker, Madi Distefano, Jack Koenig, and Anette Sanders. (more...)

Talk Is Free Theatre and Show One Productions Presents Dani Girl!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2012

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Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory Set for WHEN EVERYTHING WAS POSSIBLE Benefit Concert, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 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...)

STAGE TUBE: Goodspeed Musicals' CITY OF ANGELS- Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 9, 2011

Goodspeed Musicals delves into the sultry and shadowy world of 1940s film noir with their clever production of CITY OF ANGELS. Promising lots of laughs and plenty of jazzy tunes, this witty musical comedy ran through November 27 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Click below to check out highlights from the production! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tovah Feldshuh in Bristol Riverside Theatre's GYPSY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2011

Powerhouse Broadway veteran Tovah Feldshuh stars in Gypsy at Bristol Riverside Theatre as part of its 25th Anniversary Season through January 15. With music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Arthur Laurents, the production is directed by Keith Baker and also features Robert Newman, Amanda Rose, Brittney Lee Hamilton, Joe Grandy, Bethe B. Austin, Kathryn Kendall, and Demetria Joyce Bailey. Check out a photo preview of Feldshuh in action below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Tovah Feldshuh Takes on Mama Rose in BRT's GYPSY- Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 8, 2011

Powerhouse Broadway veteran Tovah Feldshuh stars in Gypsy at Bristol Riverside Theatre as part of its 25th Anniversary Season through January 15. With music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Arthur Laurents, the production is directed by Keith Baker and also features Robert Newman, Amanda Rose, Brittney Lee Hamilton, Joe Grandy, Bethe B. Austin, Kathryn Kendall, and Demetria Joyce Bailey. Check out performance highlights from the show below! (more...)

Goodspeed's CITY OF ANGELS Cast Raises Over $6500 for BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2011

During the final week of Goodspeed Musicals' slick and sexy hit City of Angels, the company participated in a nightly audience appeal. To everyone's delight, this year's fundraising garnered more than $6,500 for Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Faith Prince Replaces Klea Blackhurst in 42nd Street Moon's THE BEST OF TIMES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2011

Award-winning Broadway star Faith Prince is to replace Klea Blackhurst in The Best of Times, 42nd Street Moon's 80th Birthday salute to Tony-winning Broadway composer/lyricist, Jerry Herman. The Best of Times will be presented at the Alcazar Theatre on Thursday, January 26 at 7 pm. (more...)

POLL: What Is Your Favorite Betty Buckley Broadway Role?
by BWW - Aug 6, 2012

New BroadwayWorld.com Poll - What is your favorite Betty Buckley Broadway Role? (more...)

Betty Buckley to Star in London Revival of DEAR WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2012

Tony Award winner Betty Buckley will be playing the 'Madwoman of Chaillot,' the Countess Aurelia, in a London revival of Jerry Herman's Dear World at Charing Cross Theatre, according to Buckley's Facebook and Twitter pages. Rehearsals begin in December 2012 under the direction of Gillian Lynne, and the show is set to open in February 2013, running for eight weeks until the end of March. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Aug 5, 2012

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, August 5, 2012 - Sunday, August 5, 2012. (more...)

North Coast Rep Presents San Diego Premiere of Steve Martin's Adaptation of THE UNDERPANTS, 9/5-10/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2012

North Coast Repertory Theatre presents a San Diego premiere of The Underpants, adapted by Steve Martin and written by Carl Sternheim. The show begins previews September 5-7 and continues September 8 through October 7, 2012. (more...)

Creative Team Set for Jerry Herman's DEAR WORLD with Betty Buckley, Opening February 4 - March 30 at Charing Cross Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2012

As previously reported, Tony Award winner Betty Buckley will be playing the 'Madwoman of Chaillot,' the Countess Aurelia, in a London revival of Jerry Herman's Dear World at Charing Cross Theatre. The show has an opening date of February 4, running for eight weeks until March 30, 2013. (more...)

Charing Cross Theatre Announces Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2012

Charing Cross Theatre has announced its second season, opening with the world premiere of THE MAN ON HER MIND, followed by the Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose production of LA BOHEME, and concluding with the UK premiere of the 1969 Jerry Herman musical Dear World. (more...)

BWW Poll Results: Voters Love Betty Buckley as 'Norma Desmond'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2012

Last week's poll asked which Broadway Betty Buckley role is your favorite, and your reponse was as follows: (more...)

DRIVING MISS DAISY Tour, With Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones, Comes to QPAC in February 2013
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2012

Five-time Tony Award® and three-time Academy Award® nominee Angela Lansbury and two-time Tony Award® winner and Academy Award® winner James Earl Jones are coming together in Brisbane in Alfred Uhry's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic play Driving Miss Daisy. It was announced today by Events Queensland and Australian theatre producer John Frost that Driving Miss Daisy will play an exclusive Australian season at the Playhouse, QPAC, Brisbane from February 5, 2013. (more...)

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

James William Productions and Stephenie Skyllas present Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory in When Everything Was Possible, A Concert (with comments), for one night only tonight, 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 are 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 provides lighting design, with sound design by Leon Rothenberg and projection design by Telegraphicmedia. (more...)

Kurt Peterson & Victoria Mallory Reunite in WHEN EVERYTHING WAS POSSIBLE Concert, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 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...)

Save on Tickets to WHEN EVERYTHING WAS POSSIBLE, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2012

Kurt Peterson & Victoria Mallory, of the original casts of Follies and the Lincoln Center Revival of West Side Story, will sing songs from shows they were very much a part of, including West Side Story, Dear World, Follies, A Little Night Music and Sondheim - A Musical Tribute. The concert will feature images from the era's greatest photographers, many never before on public display. (more...)

Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory Set for WHEN EVERYTHING WAS POSSIBLE Benefit Concert, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 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...)

DANNY & SYLVIA Closes Tonight at St. Luke's
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2012

"DANNY and SYLVIA: THE Danny Kaye MUSICAL", the long-running musical at St. Luke's Theatre, 308 West 46th Street, which opened May 13, 2008, will close tonight, April 27th after a special added performance at 1 PM. The musical would have celebrated its 3rd anniversary this May. (more...)

Kurt Peterson & Victoria Mallory Reunite in WHEN EVERYTHING WAS POSSIBLE Concert, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 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...)

BWW Interviews: Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory Talk "When Everything Was Possible"
by Joseph F. Panarello - Apr 24, 2012

New York's City Center can be a dark and unwelcoming place on a Friday afternoon. The recently restored interior is obscured by shadows and the only light comes from the merciless worklights over the stage which only partially illuminate the two performers beneath them. Yet, even through these shadows, the admirable skills of two Broadway veterans are evident as they recreate their roles in WEST SIDE STORY. Both actors appeared in this musical classic over forty years ago at Lincoln Center. (more...)

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