A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

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San Diego Musical Theatre Presents Irving Berlin's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, Now thru 5/25
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

San Diego Musical Theatre announces Irving Berlin's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, (press opening on Saturday, May 10) at the North Park Theatre. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 5/8- A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
by Stage Tube - May 8, 2014

Today in 1962, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum opened at the Alvin Theatre (now the Neil Simon Theatre), where it ran for 964 performances. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart. Inspired by the farces of the ancient Roman playwright Plautus, specifically Pseudolus, Miles Gloriosus and Mostellaria, the musical tells the bawdy story of a slave named Pseudolus and his attempts to win his freedom by helping his young master woo the girl next door. The musical's original 1963 Broadway run won several Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Book. A Funny Thing has enjoyed several Broadway and West End revivals and was made into a successful film starring the original lead of the musical, Zero Mostel. (more...)

Peggy Eason to Bring I'LL SHOW THEM ALL to Don't Tell Mama, 6/9 & 15
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

Peggy Eason will bring "I'll Show Them All!" to "Don't Tell Mama" on June 9th, 15th, 2014. (more...)

JUST ANOTHER LOVE STORY Set for London Theatre Workshop, 6-24 May
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

Following on from the successful run of "Ordinary Days" (which has been nominated for an Off West End Theatre Award for Best Musical Production), and the London revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Ah, Wilderness!" London Theatre Workshop is delighted to announce its next show will be the first London run of a new evening celebration of Stephen Sondheim's love songs, "Just Another Love Story". (more...)

Candy Buckley, Marcia DeBonis, Martin Moran & More to Lead The Old Globe's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the cast of Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning farce Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, which will include Candy Buckley as Masha, Marcia DeBonis as Sonia, Tyler Lansing Weaks as Spike, Allison Layman as Nina, Martin Moran as Vanya, and Haneefah Wood as Cassandra. (more...)

First Look - Nathan Lane Guests on Season Finale of MODERN FAMILY, 5/21
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2014

Broadway veteran Nathan Lane will guest star on the season finale of ABC's MODERN FAMILY titled “The Wedding, Part 2”. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 4, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in New Orleans - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 4, 2014

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BRITNEY SPEARS: THE CABARET Tours Australia, July - September 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2014

Not so much a cabaret show as a cry for help, Britney Spears: The Cabaret has had acclaimed seasons in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival and is now embarking on a tour of Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Parramatta from July - September 2014. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 4
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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 4, 2014. (more...)

Guest Conductor Jack Everly Leads Utah Symphony in MUSIC OF THE BABY BOOMERS This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

Guest conductor Jack Everly joins the Utah Symphony this weekend, May 2-3 for a trip down memory lane at Abravanel Hall. This special concert, celebrating the Baby Boom generation, highlights songs and television shows from the 1960s. The program features music by the Beach Boys, Frankie Valli, and the Beatles, and guest vocalists Roy Chicas, Jim Hogan, Marissa McGowan, N'Kenge, Kristine Reese and Max Quinlan. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Nashville - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

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The Old Globe's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Begins Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

The Old Globe presents Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning farce Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, which will include Candy Buckley as Masha, Marcia DeBonis as Sonia, Tyler Lansing Weaks as Spike, Allison Layman as Nina, Martin Moran as Vanya, and Haneefah Wood as Cassandra. Jessica Stone will direct, based on the Tony-nominated Broadway direction of Old Globe Associate Artist Nicholas Martin, whose loss on April 30 devastated the theatre world*. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will run today, May 17 - June 22, 2014 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run tonight, May 17 through the 21st. Opening night is May 22 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Germantown Community Theatre Presents A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, Now thru 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Germantown Community Theatre presents a 'Comedy Tonight!' One of Broadway's greatest farces, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is fast paced, witty and one of the funniest musicals ever written. EVER. Join us as we take comedy back to its roots, combining the time-tested fun of 2000 year old comedic Roman playwright Plautus with the infectious energy of classic Vaudeville. (more...)

BWW Interview: Drama Desk & Outer Critics Circle Nominee Jim Brochu
by Adrienne Onofri - May 15, 2014

Brochu won multiple awards for 'Zero Hour' and returned this year with an autobiographical tribute to character actors, 'Character Man'. (more...)

Adam Heller, Lori Wilner and More to Star in Goodspeed Musicals' FIDDLER ON THE ROOF; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Goodspeed Musicals will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof with an inspiring new production beginning June 27th at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Fiddler on the Roof will be sponsored by The Shops at Mohegan Sun. [Official Press Opening will be July 16, 2014] (more...)

Sondheim, Lloyd Webber to Team on Next James Bond Theme Song?
by Movies News Desk - May 14, 2014

Michael Riedel reports that music legends Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber would 'like to take a stab' at writing a song together (more...)

Ed Dixon, Christopher Bloch, Erin Driscoll and More to Star in Signature Theatre's CLOAK AND DAGGER World Premiere, 6/12-7/6
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre closes out its 2013/2014 season with the world premiere musical Cloak and Dagger, directed by Signature Theatre's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). From Helen Hayes Award Winner Ed Dixon (Signature's Sunset Boulevard) comes this screwball musical comedy send-up of the 1950s film noir. (more...)

BWW TV: Harold Prince Welcomes Boggess & Lewis to THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 13, 2014

The Phantom of the Opera, which is now in its 26th year on Broadway, celebrated yet another in a long line of milestones last evening, as it welcomed former LITTLE MERMAID co-stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess to the cast on Monday, May 12, at the Majestic Theater. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the big night, and below, he chats with legendary director Harold Prince about the latest additions to the cast! (more...)

Darren Criss, Matthew Morrison, David Alan Grier and More to Appear on HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT This Summer
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2014

TVLine has revealed details on HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT's upcoming guests for May, June and beyond. Among the stars are GLEE's Darren Criss (June 5) and Matthew Morrison, as well as stage and screen actor David Alan Grier. The latter two don't have firm dates for their appearances, but BWW will be sure to let you know as soon as we do! (more...)

Amphibian Stage Announces Cast for 'THE NOSEMAKER'S APPRENTICE', Running 7/10-8/10
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Amphibian Stage Productions today announced casting for its third main stage production of the 2014 season, The Nosemaker's Apprentice: Chronicles of a Medieval Plastic Surgeon. Jay Duffer, John Forkner, Alexandra Lawrence, Brandon Murphy and Scott Zenreich will star in this comedy, running Thursday, July 10 through Sunday, August 10 at Amphibian's Berlene T. & Jarrell R. Milburn Theatre at 120 S. Main Street. David A. Miller will direct the production. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in New Orleans - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Nashville - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Fargo - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

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Germantown Community Theatre Presents A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, 5/16-6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

Germantown Community Theatre presents a "Comedy Tonight!" One of Broadway's greatest farces, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is fast paced, witty and one of the funniest musicals ever written. EVER. Join us as we take comedy back to its roots, combining the time-tested fun of 2000 year old comedic Roman playwright Plautus with the infectious energy of classic Vaudeville. (more...)

Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane to Reunite in IT'S ONLY A PLAY on Broadway This Fall; Jack O'Brien to Direct!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

The New York Times reports that THE PRODUCERS stars Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane will reunite in a new version of Terrence McNally's IT'S ONLY A PLAY, directed by Jack O'Brien and opening on Broadway in September 2014. No word yet on where the show will run. (more...)

Monty Python's SPAMALOT to Close Out Lakewood Playhouse's 75th Season, 6/13-7/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

The Lakewood Playhouse presents the sixth, and final, show of its landmark 75th anniversary season: The Musical "Monty Python's SPAMALOT" with Book & Lyrics by Eric Idle and Music by John Du Prez & Eric Idle. (more...)

Laura Griffith and Louis Hobson Star in 5th Avenue Theatre's A ROOM WITH A VIEW, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Love is blossoming in Seattle this spring when The 5th Avenue Theatre debuts the lush new musical, A Room with a View. Based on the E.M. Forster novel that inspired the Merchant Ivory film, this enchanting adaptation features a wonderfully rich score by Jeffrey Stock and a witty and moving book and additional lyrics by Marc Acito. This beguiling and intimate romantic comedy features a cast of Seattle's best-loved musical theater stars including Laura Griffith and Louis Hobson as Lucy and George. Directed by The 5th Avenue's David Armstrong, A Room with a View also features Patti Cohenour, Jadd Davis, Allen Fitzpatrick, Richard Gray, Suzy Hunt, Matt Owen, Will Reynolds, and Jenny Shotwell. (more...)

Two River Theater Announces 2014-15 Season, Featuring New Play Written and Helmed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the lineup of productions for its 2014/15 Season. The year will include world-premiere plays and musicals that have been developed at the theater, including Your Blues Ain't Sweet Like Mine, a new play written and directed by Tony Award-winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson; and Be More Chill, a musical by Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz, adapted from the novel by Ned Vizzini and directed by Scott Ellis. The season will also include a range of world masterpieces and American classics, and work for audiences ages three and up (more...)

Industry Professionals Including Rosalie Craig and Hadley Fraser Set to Lead Workshops at St. James Studio
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

The St. James Studio will host a variety of workshops and masterclasses led by industry professionals including Rosalie Craig and Hadley Fraser. Each specially designed workshop will focus on a different theatre craft, with subjects ranging from acting through song, to playwriting, to speaking Shakespeare. (more...)

Boiling Point Players to Present IN JULIET'S GARDEN, 5/22-30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

'To be, or not to be' at the play...definitely TO BE! Come see Boiling Point Players inaugural production of In Juliet's Garden, a play for Shakespeare fans and newbies alike! (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Monday, April 28, 2014 - New York Pops Gala, FIDDLER AT 50, THE LAST SHIP and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 28, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: the New York Pops will host a starry gala evening in honor of Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman tonight! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 4/27/2014
by BWW - Apr 27, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/27/2014
by BWW - Apr 27, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Cleveland - Week of 4/27/2014
by BWW - Apr 27, 2014

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Spectrum Presents Mari Kimura with Cassatt String Quartet and Jin-Xiang Yu Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2014

Spectrum presents composer/violinist Mari Kimura performing her own multi-lingual, interactive audio/visual mini-opera entitled ONE, joined by multi-lingual vocalist Jin-Xiang Yu and Cassatt String Quartet tonight, April 26th at 7:30pm. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Presents Leslie Caron & David Engel in SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS, Now thru 6/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2014

The Laguna Playhouse Executive and Artistic Directors, Karen Wood and Ann E. Wareham are thrilled to present screen legend Leslie Caron, in her first Southern California theatrical performance in over 25 years! SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS, written by Richard Alfieri, with choreography by Donna McKechnie (A Chorus Line) and directed by Michael Arabian (Waiting for Godot). SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS will also feature 6-time Ovation Award-winning actor David Engel. 'What an honor to have on our stage the incomparable Leslie Caron and the multi-talented David Engel,' remarks Wood. 'It's a dream cast and a dream come true. With Michael Arabian and Donna McKechnie directing and choreographing, this has to be one of the most anticipated productions in the Playhouse's storied history,' adds Wareham. SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS will begin previews tonight, April 26 and will open on Saturday, May 3 at 7:30pm and run through Sunday, June 8, 2014 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

Rialto Chatter: A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM Coming Back to Broadway?
by Rialto Chatter - Apr 25, 2014

Cabaret just returned to Broadway last night, but according to a recent Deadline report, more revivals are on the way. Jeremy Gerard writes that a A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum revival is in the works, as well as the long-rumored My Fair Lady. (more...)

London Theatre Workshop to Present JUST ANOTHER LOVE STORY, 6-24 May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Following on from the successful run of "Ordinary Days" (which has been nominated for an Off West End Theatre Award for Best Musical Production), and the London revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Ah, Wilderness!" London Theatre Workshop has announced its next show will be the first London run of a new evening celebration of Stephen Sondheim's love songs, "Just Another Love Story". (more...)

San Diego Musical Theatre to Present Irving Berlin's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, 5/9-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

San Diego Musical Theatre announces Irving Berlin's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, (press opening on Saturday, May 10) at the North Park Theatre. (more...)

A CHORUS LINE, HELLO, DOLLY!, STUPID F**KING BIRD, BOOK OF MORMON, Rachel York and More Top 30th Annual Helen Hayes Awards in D.C. - All the Winners!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 21, 2014

Washington theatre celebrated its highest honors for achievement at the 30th Annual Helen Hayes Awards tonight, April 21, 2014 at the National Building Museum. Scroll down for the full list of winners! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 4/20/2014
by BWW - Apr 20, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/20/2014
by BWW - Apr 20, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 4/20/2014
by BWW - Apr 20, 2014

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Tickets Now On Sale for Florida Rep's New Play Festival, Running 5/1-4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Florida Repertory Theatre has announced that tickets are now on sale for its 1st Annual PlayLab Festival, an intensive weekend of readings that showcases new voices in American Theatre, and allows playwrights to develop work in a safe creative environment. (more...)

Guest Conductor Jack Everly to Lead Utah Symphony in MUSIC OF THE BABY BOOMERS, 5/2-3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Guest conductor Jack Everly joins the Utah Symphony on May 2-3 for a trip down memory lane at Abravanel Hall. This special concert, celebrating the Baby Boom generation, highlights songs and television shows from the 1960s. The program features music by the Beach Boys, Frankie Valli, and the Beatles, and guest vocalists Roy Chicas, Jim Hogan, Marissa McGowan, N'Kenge, Kristine Reese and Max Quinlan. (more...)

Judy Kuhn & Howard McGillin Join Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT; Season Casting Announced!
by 30 Days of NYMF 2012 - Apr 18, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced exciting casting for their Main Stage productions, along with a several special events for their 2014 Summer Season. On the Main Stage: Festival veterans including Nate Corddry, Holley Fain, Christopher Fitzgerald and Nancy Opel join the cast of June Moon, directed by Jessica Stone (July 2- 13); Justin Long returns to Williamstown, joining Renee Fleming in the World Premiere of Living on Love(July 16 - 26), and theater veterans Judy Kuhn, Howard McGillin, festival favorite Roger Rees, and more join Chita Rivera in the John Doyle-directed production of The Visit, with choreography by Graciela Daniele (July 31 - August 17). (more...)

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