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Wintergreen is running for President. To select his first lady, a beauty contest is staged. The winner will be married to Wintergreen and therefore become the next first lady. Wintergreen, however, falls in love with another and the winner of the contest is jilted. She sues and the Supreme Court is brought into the mix to settle the matter.


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East Lynne Rep THE BUTTER AND EGG MAN As Part Of The American Masterpieces Series 9/23-10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2009

'She keeps saying she shot the guy and there's a lot of trial stuff, and finally the judge gives her fifteen years. Then everybody does an exit, and she's just there with the judge, who turns out to be her father. (more...)

Westchester Broadway Theater Presents 42ND STREET With Galantich, Stanley and More, Opens 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2009

42ND STREET, 'The Song and Dance Fable of Broadway,' is based on the novel by Bradford Ropes and the subsequent 1933 film adaptation. (more...)

Larry Hamilton to Perform Solo at Laurie Beechman Sept 13 - 14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2009

Larry Hamilton, who was most recently seen on stage at Joe's Pub with Our Lady J's Gospel for the Godless, will offer his debut solo concert performance next week. Larry Hamilton: Let Yourself Go will play two shows at the Laurie Beechman Theater on September 13 and 14 (more...)

Danieley Replaces Szot, Joins O'Hara For Ravinia Festival's Rodgers & Hammerstein Concert 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2009

Broadway actor and singer Jason Danieley will join vocalist Kelli O'Hara along with the Ravinia Festival Orchestra conducted by Ted Sperling in a performance of timeless songs by the legendary American song-writing team of Rodgers & Hammerstein at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 6. Paulo Szot was originally scheduled to appear, but has cancelled for personal reasons. (more...)

Happy Holidays! Errico, Clow, Davi and Yazbeck Will Lead IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2009

The Tony Award® nominated hit musical IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, the stage reinvention of the beloved classic film, directed by Walter Bobbie and choreographed by Randy Skinner, with music supervision by Rob Berman, is pleased to announce Broadway principal casting. James Clow, Melissa Errico, Tony Yazbeck and Mara Davi will star in the Broadway return production also starring Ruth Williamson, Peter Reardon, Remy Auberjonois, Cliff Bemis, Madeleine Yen and David Ogden Stiers, who will lead a cast of 33 in the limited holiday engagement at the Marquis Theatre (1535 Broadway). (more...)

Photo Flash: WBT Presents 42ND STREET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2009

WESTCHESTER BROADWAY THEATRE IS PROUD TO PRESENT 42ND STREET Book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, Lyrics by Al Dubin and Music by Harry Warren 9/24/09 - 11/29/09 and resuming: 1/7/10 - 2/6/10 (more...)

The Huntington Theatre Co Presents Maureen McGivern's A LONG AND WINDING ROAD 10/9-11/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2009

The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 28th season - a season of American Stories - with Grammy Award winner, Broadway star, and pop icon Maureen McGovern's world premiere musical memoir A Long and Winding Road, conceived and written by Philip Himberg and Maureen McGovern and presented in cooperation with Arena Stage. (more...)

Anne Kaufman Comes to East Lynne Theater Co. In Cape May 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2009

It's a busy year for Anne Kaufman, daughter of the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, George S. Kaufman, but she found time to come to Cape May to be part of the scheduled Q&A with the cast of East Lynne Theater Company's 'The Butter and Egg Man' on Friday, October 2. (more...)

Slotnick, Yazbeck, Davi & More Star In Goodman Theatre's ANIMAL CRACKERS, Plays 9/18-10/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2009

Goodman Theatre launches its new 2009/2010 Season with tap dancing, acrobatics, tumbling, guitar- and ukulele-playing in an original take on the rarely-produced Marx Brothers classic musical Animal Crackers, written by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, with music and lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby (more...)

Michael McKean Will Reprise SUPERIOR DONUTS Role On Broadway, Previews Begin 9/17, Opens 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2009

Theatre, film, television and music star Michael McKean will reprise his role as donut shop owner Arthur Przybyszewski in the Broadway premiere of Steppenwolf Theatre Company?s new American play Superior Donuts, by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts, directed by ensemble member Tina Landau. Mr. McKean originated the role during Superior Donuts? sold-out, world premiere at Steppenwolf last summer. Full casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Presents Chicago Premiere Of THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES 9/17-10/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2009

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, opens its 35th Season with the hit musical The Marvelous Wonderettes, written and directed by Roger Bean with music direction by Brian Baker and choreography by Janet Miller. The Chicago premiere runs September 17-October 25, 2009, at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. (more...)

SUPERIOR DONUTS To Play The Music Box Theatre, Previews Begin 9/17, Opens 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2009

Superior Donuts, Steppenwolf's new American play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts will follow Letts' Tony Award-winning play August: Osage County into The Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street), beginning performances on Wednesday, September 16, 2009, with an officially opening on Thursday, October 1, 2009. (more...)

Gilpin And Stewart Join MATTHEW MODINE SAVES THE ALPACAS Opens 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2009

With Matthew Modine playing a role he is unequivocally perfect for (a fictionalized version of himself), one can imagine the casting challenge for the rest of the characters in the Geffen Playhouse's upcoming production of Matthew Modine Saves the Alpacas. But - barring having identical names to the characters they play - the Geffen Playhouse's cast includes a troupe of comedians befitting their satirical roles. (more...)

Cast Announced For East Lynne Theater Company's THE BUTTER AND EGG MAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2009

Where else have the actors performed and how did they get into this production? How does ELTC's artistic director choose a show? How and why do actors even do what they do? And who is George S. Kaufman? (more...)

Larry Hamilton to Perform Solo at Laurie Beechman Sept 13 - 14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2009

Larry Hamilton, who was most recently seen on stage at Joe's Pub with Our Lady J's Gospel for the Godless, will offer his debut solo concert performance next week. Larry Hamilton: Let Yourself Go will play two shows at the Laurie Beechman Theater on September 13 and 14 (more...)

Larry Hamilton to Perform Solo at Laurie Beechman Sept 13 - 14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2009

Larry Hamilton, who was most recently seen on stage at Joe's Pub with Our Lady J's Gospel for the Godless, will offer his debut solo concert performance next week. Larry Hamilton: Let Yourself Go will play two shows at the Laurie Beechman Theater on September 13 and 14 (more...)

Tickets For IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS Go On Sale Via Phone And Web 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2009

Tickets for the upcoming Broadway return of Tony Award® nominated hit musical IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS will go on sale via phone and internet this Saturday, September 12, 2009. (more...)

Tickets For IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS Go On Sale Via Phone And Web 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2009

Tickets for the upcoming Broadway return of Tony Award® nominated hit musical IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS will go on sale via phone and internet this Saturday, September 12, 2009. (more...)

The Huntington Theatre Co Presents Maureen McGivern's A LONG AND WINDING ROAD 10/9-11/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2009

The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 28th season - a season of American Stories - with Grammy Award winner, Broadway star, and pop icon Maureen McGovern's world premiere musical memoir A Long and Winding Road, conceived and written by Philip Himberg and Maureen McGovern and presented in cooperation with Arena Stage. (more...)

BWW TV: SO V Featured Performer Day 4: Gary Beach
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 8, 2009

Gary Beach received the 2001 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for the role of Roger DeBris in the Broadway production of 'The Producers.' His other Broadway experiences include 'Les Miserables', 'La Cage aux Folles', 'Beauty and the Beast' (Tony nomination and Ovation Award nomination), 'Sweet Adeline' (Encores!), 'Doonesbury,' 'The Moony Shapiro Songbook', 'Annie,' 'Something's Afoot,' '1776', plus the national companies of: 'Les Misérables,' 'Legends!,' 'Lend Me a Tenor,' 'Closer than Ever,' and 'Of Thee I Sing' (Helen Hayes nomination). (more...)

Merwin Goldsmith Joins Broderick and Moreno in THE STARRY MESSENGER; Previews Now Begin 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2009

The New Group's production of The Starry Messenger has welcomed new cast member Merwin Goldsmith, who has replaced Jonathan Hadary. The Kenneth Lonergan play stars Matthew Broderick and Catalina Sandino Moreno, and is now set to begin previews two days after the previously scheduled date on October 26 at Theatre Row. (more...)

Broadway Blogs - The Royal Family and More...
by - Oct 19, 2009

Today's Broadway Blogs on BroadwayWorld.com from Monday, October 19, 2009. (more...)

Review - The Royal Family
by Kristin Salaky - Oct 19, 2009

In the 1920s, George S. Kaufman was one of the primary reasons New York was firmly establishing itself as the nation's capital of wit. Until his death in 1961, Kaufman could be called the quintessential New Yorker; continually working on Broadway as a playwright and director, reluctantly venturing out to Hollywood on occasion and regretting every moment of it and frequently quoted for his crackling cleverness ('I understand your new play is full of single entendres.'). (more...)

Photo Flash: Maureen McGovern stars in LONG AND WINDING ROAD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2009

The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 28th season - a season of American Stories - with Grammy Award winner, Broadway star, and pop icon Maureen McGovern's world premiere musical memoir A Long and Winding Road, conceived and written by Philip Himberg and Maureen McGovern and presented in cooperation with Arena Stage. (more...)

Tracy Lett's SUPERIOR DONUTS To Be 'Served' On Bdwy 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2009

Steppenwolf Theatre Company is pleased to announce its new American play Superior Donuts, by Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts and directed by ensemble member Tina Landau, will open on Broadway October 1, 2009 (at a Shubert Theatre to be announced). Superior Donuts makes its Broadway debut direct from its sold-out world premiere at Steppenwolf last summer. Casting for the Broadway engagement will be announced shortly. (more...)

SUPERIOR DONUTS To Play The Music Box Theatre, Previews Begin 9/17, Opens 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2009

Superior Donuts, Steppenwolf's new American play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts will follow Letts' Tony Award-winning play August: Osage County into The Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street), beginning performances on Wednesday, September 16, 2009, with an officially opening on Thursday, October 1, 2009. (more...)

Michael McKean Will Reprise SUPERIOR DONUTS Role On Broadway, Previews Begin 9/17, Opens 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2009

Theatre, film, television and music star Michael McKean will reprise his role as donut shop owner Arthur Przybyszewski in the Broadway premiere of Steppenwolf Theatre Company?s new American play Superior Donuts, by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts, directed by ensemble member Tina Landau. Mr. McKean originated the role during Superior Donuts? sold-out, world premiere at Steppenwolf last summer. Full casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

Graae, Grabeel, Harewood & More Set For Reprise's Broadway Under The Stars 6/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2009

Reprise Theatre Company presents Broadway Under The Stars for one night only, on Saturday, June 27 at 8:30 pm at John Anson Ford Amphitheatre, starring six favorite Reprise performers -- Jason Graae, Lucas Grabeel, Dorian Harewood, Jean Louisa Kelly, Vicki Lewis, and Valarie Pettiford. The production is directed by Lee Martino, with music direction by Mary Ekler. (more...)

Photo Coverage: I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE! At WBT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2009

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, the laugh-inducing, award-winning musical comedy about love in the suburbs, is often described as 'Seinfeld set to music'. It's a hilarious look at love and relationships that is as touching and insightful as it is humorous. Four actors play over forty roles scaling the dizzying spectrum of male/female relationships. The trials and tribulations of being single, dating, marriage, loss, and heartbreak - and everything in the relationship process that you have ever secretly thought about, but were afraid to admit - are cleverly explored. (more...)

SUPERIOR DONUTS To Play The Music Box Theatre, Previews Begin 9/17, Opens 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2009

Superior Donuts, Steppenwolf's new American play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts will follow Letts' Tony Award-winning play August: Osage County into The Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street), beginning performances on Wednesday, September 16, 2009, with an officially opening on Thursday, October 1, 2009. (more...)

42nd STREET Comes To The Fox Theatre 7/28-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2009

?We are thrilled to bring back the tap dancing musical extravaganza 42nd Street,? exclaims Christopher B. Manos, Producer of Theater of the Stars. ?And starring as the perennial leading lady ?Dorothy Brock,? is the sublime Loretta Swit, an amazing actress whose career spans stage, screen and television roles from Mame to ?Hot Lips Houlihan? in M*A*S*H*. Our brand new production is sure to delight audiences of all ages! Join us for an unforgettable experience and see one of the all-time great musicals at the Fabulous Fox Theatre from July 28 through August 2. Tickets are on sale now at all Ticketmaster outlets and www.ticketmaster.com.? (more...)

How Now, Dow Jones With Litzsinger, Hanlon, Berman In Development For Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2009

UnsungMusicalsCo. is proud to announce the development of a new production of How Now, Dow Jones (www.HowNowDowJones.com) starring Sarah Litzsinger (Beauty and the Beast), Colin Hanlon (Rent) and Fred Berman (The Normal Heart). With book by Max Shulman, music by Academy Award winner Elmer Bernstein and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Carolyn Leigh, this newly revised version will be presented as part of the 2009 New York International Fringe Festival. (more...)

Aaron, Boatman, Cobey, Fellner Cast In TIN PAN ALLEY RAG, Begins 6/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2009

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce the full cast for the New York premiere of the new musical The Tin Pan Alley Rag, written by Mark Saltzman, with Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin & Scott Joplin, directed by Stafford Arima. (more...)

CRT Rstarts Nutmeg Summer Series With CROWNS 6/11-21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2009

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will restart its summer theatre, the Nutmeg Summer Series, by presenting the hit musical show Crowns June 11 - 21 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre, Storrs. Tickets go on sale March 30. For tickets and information, call 860-486-4226 or visit www.crt.uconn.edu. (more...)

CRT Restarts Nutmeg Summer Series With CROWNS 6/11-21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2009

Storrs: Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will restart its summer theatre, the Nutmeg Summer Series, by presenting the hit musical show Crowns June 11 - 21 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre, Storrs. (more...)

I LOVE YOU, YOU?RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE! Plays At WBT 6/18-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2009

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, the laugh-inducing, award-winning musical comedy about love in the suburbs, is often described as 'Seinfeld set to music'. It's a hilarious look at love and relationships that is as touching and insightful as it is humorous. (more...)

Michael McKean Will Reprise SUPERIOR DONUTS Role On Broadway, Previews Begin 9/17, Opens 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2009

Theatre, film, television and music star Michael McKean will reprise his role as donut shop owner Arthur Przybyszewski in the Broadway premiere of Steppenwolf Theatre Company?s new American play Superior Donuts, by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts, directed by ensemble member Tina Landau. Mr. McKean originated the role during Superior Donuts? sold-out, world premiere at Steppenwolf last summer. Full casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

42nd STREET Comes To The Fox Theatre 7/28-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2009

?We are thrilled to bring back the tap dancing musical extravaganza 42nd Street,? exclaims Christopher B. Manos, Producer of Theater of the Stars. ?And starring as the perennial leading lady ?Dorothy Brock,? is the sublime Loretta Swit, an amazing actress whose career spans stage, screen and television roles from Mame to ?Hot Lips Houlihan? in M*A*S*H*. Our brand new production is sure to delight audiences of all ages! Join us for an unforgettable experience and see one of the all-time great musicals at the Fabulous Fox Theatre from July 28 through August 2. Tickets are on sale now at all Ticketmaster outlets and www.ticketmaster.com.? (more...)

Come and Meet Those Dancing Feet..Theater of the Stars presents 42nd Street Starring Loretta Swit At The Fox Theatre July 28-August 2
by Joseph Harrison - Jul 28, 2009

42nd Street, the tap dancing musical extravaganza makes it's way to Peachtree Street at the Fabulous Fox Theatre July 28 - August 2. Starring the legendary Loretta Swit as Broadway diva Dorothy Brock, 42nd Street brings it's show stopping and foot tapping story to the Fabulous Fox by way of Theater of the Stars. (more...)

Landau, Trask, Yanowitz, Dempsey and Grigsby Team For CLUELESS Musical Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2009

Variety reports that CLUELESS: The Musical now has a creative team set for an upcoming reading for August 11th through the 18th in New York City. (more...)

Come and Meet Those Dancing Feet..Theater of the Stars presents 42nd Street Starring Loretta Swit At The Fox Theatre July 28-August 2
by Joseph Harrison - Jul 22, 2009

42nd Street, the tap dancing musical extravaganza makes it's way to Peachtree Street at the Fabulous Fox Theatre July 28 - August 2. Starring the legendary Loretta Swit as Broadway diva Dorothy Brock, 42nd Street brings it's show stopping and foot tapping story to the Fabulous Fox by way of Theater of the Stars. (more...)

Gilpin And Stewart Join MATTHEW MODINE SAVES THE ALPACAS Opens 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2009

With Matthew Modine playing a role he is unequivocally perfect for (a fictionalized version of himself), one can imagine the casting challenge for the rest of the characters in the Geffen Playhouse's upcoming production of Matthew Modine Saves the Alpacas. But - barring having identical names to the characters they play - the Geffen Playhouse's cast includes a troupe of comedians befitting their satirical roles. (more...)

Danieley Replaces Szot, Joins O'Hara For Ravinia Festival's Rodgers & Hammerstein Concert 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2009

Broadway actor and singer Jason Danieley will join vocalist Kelli O'Hara along with the Ravinia Festival Orchestra conducted by Ted Sperling in a performance of timeless songs by the legendary American song-writing team of Rodgers & Hammerstein at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 6. Paulo Szot was originally scheduled to appear, but has cancelled for personal reasons. (more...)

Slotnick, Yazbeck, Davi & More Star In Goodman Theatre's ANIMAL CRACKERS, Plays 9/18-10/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2009

Goodman Theatre launches its new 2009/2010 Season with tap dancing, acrobatics, tumbling, guitar- and ukulele-playing in an original take on the rarely-produced Marx Brothers classic musical Animal Crackers, written by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, with music and lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby (more...)

IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS Returns To Broadway, Previews Begin At The Marquis Theatre 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2009

The Tony Award® nominated hit musical IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, the new stage reinvention of the beloved classic film, returns to Broadway at the Marquis Theatre this holiday season for 61 performances only - guaranteeing New York a white Christmas! (more...)

Newly Updated 'DOW JONES' With Paige, Hanlon, Berman Plays Minetta Lane Theatre 8/15-23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2009

The new developmental production of How Now, Dow Jones starring Cristen Paige (Spelling Bee, The Visit, Cry-Baby), Colin Hanlon (Rent, I Love You Because) and Fred Berman (The Normal Heart, Room Service) will begin performances this Saturday at the Minetta Lane Theatre (18 Minetta Lane) as part of the 2009 New York International Fringe Festival. This new production will also restore an Elmer Bernstein-Carolyn Leigh cabaret favorite to the show: 'Shakespeare Lied'. (more...)

Landau, Trask, Yanowitz, Dempsey and Grigsby Team For CLUELESS Musical Reading
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2009

Variety reports that CLUELESS: The Musical now has a creative team set for an upcoming reading for August 11th through the 18th in New York City. (more...)

Newly Updated 'DOW JONES' With Paige, Hanlon, Berman Plays Minetta Lane Theatre 8/15-23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2009

The new developmental production of How Now, Dow Jones starring Cristen Paige (Spelling Bee, The Visit, Cry-Baby), Colin Hanlon (Rent, I Love You Because) and Fred Berman (The Normal Heart, Room Service) will begin performances this Saturday at the Minetta Lane Theatre (18 Minetta Lane) as part of the 2009 New York International Fringe Festival. This new production will also restore an Elmer Bernstein-Carolyn Leigh cabaret favorite to the show: 'Shakespeare Lied'. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Presents Chicago Premiere Of THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES 9/17-10/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2009

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, opens its 35th Season with the hit musical The Marvelous Wonderettes, written and directed by Roger Bean with music direction by Brian Baker and choreography by Janet Miller. The Chicago premiere runs September 17-October 25, 2009, at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. (more...)

Landau, Trask, Yanowitz, Dempsey and Grigsby Team For CLUELESS Musical Reading
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2009

Variety reports that CLUELESS: The Musical now has a creative team set for an upcoming reading for August 11th through the 18th in New York City. (more...)

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