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Based on the ballet Fancy Free by Leonard Bernstein

On the Town - 1998 Broadway Page 111


SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Winner Announced; Tour Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

The 11th season of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE came to a thrilling conclusion tonight when Ricky Ubeda was named the winner during the live two-hour Season Finale on FOX. (more...)

BWW Blog: Christopher Vo of ON THE TOWN - Previews, Choreography and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

We just finished our first full week of previews!!! After our shows here at On the Town, there is always a crowd of fans by our stage door anxious to get their programs signed by the cast and eager to share with us their favorite aspects of the show. For most, the top of their list is the dancing. (more...)

Photo Flash: Galyana Castillo Wins Marty Thomas Presents' DIVA BE A DIVA Competition, Round 1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Marty Thomas Presents DIVA features NYC's finest female vocalists paying tribute to the greatest icons throughout history! The show performs weekly in midtown Manhattan hotspot, Industry Bar. It has also been seen around the country, as well as on Off Broadway and Broadway stages. In its fourth year, the show has featured such acts as Shoshana Bean, Shayna Steele, Rachel Potter, Alysha Umphress, Lena Hall, Eden Espinosa, The Glamazons, The Skivvies, Ramona Keller, N'Kenge, Saycon Sengbloh, Kate Rockwell and many many more. To expand its talent pool, Industry Bar announces the second installment of the BE A DIVA Competition. Scroll down for photos from Round 1 on Monday, September 29! (more...)

Howard McGillin, Corey Cott, Steffanie Leigh & More Join Vanessa Hudgens in Broadway-Bound GIGI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Additional casting has been announced for the new Broadway production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning film and stage musical, Gigi. Joining the previously announced Vanessa Hudgens in the title role will be two-time Tony Award-nominee Howard McGillin (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Anything Goes, The Phantom of the Opera) as Honore Lachaille, Corey Cott (Newsies) as Gaston Lachaille and Steffanie Leigh(Mary Poppins) as Liane d'Exelmans. Casting for the roles of Madame Alvarez and Aunt Alicia will be announced soon. (more...)

Sandra Tsing Loh, Leslie Kritzer and Mary Beth Peil Set for THE MADWOMAN IN THE VOLVO Reading at 92Y Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

92Y presents Sandra Tsing Loh: A Work-In-Progress Staged Reading of The Madwoman in the Volvo, a co-production of 92Y and Sundance Institute Theatre Program, with Leslie Kritzer and Mary Beth Peil, directed by Lisa Peterson on Friday, October 10, 8:15 pm. (more...)

Scoop: NASHVILLE on ABC - Wednesday, October 15, 2014
by - Sep 29, 2014

Get all the scoop on NASHVILLE, airing on ABC on Wednesday, October 15, 2014! (more...)

Lori Ann Ferreri, Michael James Scott and Ephraim Sykes Featured on Latest Episode of THE ENSEMBLIST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Mo Brady and Nikka Graff Lanzarone announce the release of The Ensemblist's 32nd episode: 'I'm. In. Tech!' (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: September 29 - October 5, 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 29, 2014

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? Welcome to BroadwayWorld's: The Broadway Ticket Buying Guide. Below, you will find weekly updates on full priced tickets, discounts, availability for the hottest productions, and locations for shows playing the Great White Way! Catch up on all the latest stats so that you can see your favorite productions at the best price! (And make it there on time). (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 9/28/14
by - Sep 29, 2014

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 9/28/2014. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 9/29
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 29, 2014

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 9/28/2014. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'I Feel Sorry For You' Episode of ABC's NASHVILLE
by - Oct 9, 2014

On the next episode of ABC's NASHVILLE titled "I Feel Sorry For Me", Rayna goes after Sadie Stone as a new artist to sign to her record label Highway 65. (more...)

Drama League Will Honor James Earl Jones at 2015 Gala- MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

The Drama League (Executive Director Gabriel Shanks; Artistic Director Roger T. Danforth) announced today they will honor the legendary Emmy®, Grammy®, Oscar® and Tony® Award (EGOT) winner James Earl Jones at the 31st Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway, to be held onMonday evening, February 2, 2015 at the famed Pierre Hotel (2 East 61st Street). The black-tie gala, which features dozens of stars from Hollywood and Broadway in a one-night-only musical tribute inspired by Mr. Jones' career in theater, film and television, supports The Drama League's educational initiatives for promising young artists. Tickets are available by calling (212) 244-9494. (more...)

Kritzerland to Present THE SONGS THAT GOT AWAY! at the Triad, 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Kritzerland at The Triad presents 'THE SONGS THAT GOT AWAY! A Potpourri of Kritzerland Favorites' on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

The Town Hall Theater Gala Set for 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

A fancy night On the Town, a terrific meal and show-stopping entertainment - all to support a great cause. That's what Town Hall Theater has in mind as it brings back the THT Gala on October 17. (more...)

Jenn Colella, Lindsay Mendez, Tony Yazbeck & More Set for Lilly Awards' Broadway Cabaret at Birdland, 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

The Lilly Awards Foundation with the Broadway at Birdland Series presents The Lilly Awards Broadway Cabaret: An evening of showstoppers written by women and performed by Broadway's Best to benefit The Lilly Awards Foundation whose mission is to promote gender parity at all levels of theatrical production, and develop and celebrate the work of women in the theater. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for October 8th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 8, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards are back with nominations open now! Plus the Jeff Awards on Monday night, three acclaimed recent openings, two shows proudly closing, three local shows that may never end, and NBC's live 'Peter Pan' is ready to fly! (more...)

New York City Center Announces 11th Annual FALL FOR DANCE FESTIVAL Lineup, Running Sept & Oct 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

New York City Center's 11th annual Fall for Dance Festival will feature free performances in Central Park and 24 acclaimed dance companies and artists from around the world, in six unique programs in September and October 2014. (more...)

James Clow, Kristen Beth Williams, Jeremy Benton & Kaitlyn Davidson to Lead National Tour of Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

The producers of IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, the stage adaptation of the beloved classic film, have announced casting for the upcoming National Tour. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 10/5/14
by - Oct 6, 2014

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 10/5/2014. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 10/6
by - Oct 6, 2014

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 10/5/2014. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jason Danieley, Kate Baldwin & Cast of CAN-CAN Celebrates Opening Night
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 6, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse just opened its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival ofCan-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. This fresh new production features direction by David Lee (Frasier, Cheers) and choreography by Patti Colombo (Paper Mill's Peter Pan, On the Town, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers). The show features a book by Abe Burrows (Guys and Dolls, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) and a re-crafted script by Joel Fields (Ugly Betty, The Americans) and David Lee. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night after party! (more...)

Scoop: Roger Rees, Tracey Ullman, Michael McKean, & Laura Osnes & More Join Cast of Encores! THE BAND WAGON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

This just in! Previously announced Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell will be joined by Tony Award winner Roger Rees, seven-time Emmy Award winner Tracey Ullman, Academy Award nominee Michael McKean, Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes, Tony Award nominee Michael Berresse, and Don Stephenson in The Band Wagon, an Encores! Special Event from November 6 - 16, 2014 at City Center. The Band Wagon will open on Sunday, November 8. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: October 6-12, 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 6, 2014

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of October 6-12, 2014. (more...)

Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: October 6-12, 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 6, 2014

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? Welcome to BroadwayWorld's: The Broadway Ticket Buying Guide. Below, you will find weekly updates on full priced tickets, discounts, availability for the hottest productions, and locations for shows playing the Great White Way! Catch up on all the latest stats so that you can see your favorite productions at the best price! (And make it there on time). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN Celebrates Opening Night at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 6, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse just opened its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. This fresh new production features direction by David Lee (Frasier, Cheers) and choreography by Patti Colombo (Paper Mill's Peter Pan, On the Town, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers). The show features a book by Abe Burrows (Guys and Dolls, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) and a re-crafted script by Joel Fields (Ugly Betty, The Americans) and David Lee. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night curtain call! (more...)

ROLEX Presents NEW YORK NEW YORK A HELLUVA TOWNCareer Transition For Dancers' 29th Anniversary Jubilee, 10/06
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2014

ROLEX Presents NEW YORK NEW YORK a helluva town Career Transition For Dancers' 29th Anniversary Jubilee at the Hilton New York Hotel 6th Ave (bet 54 & 55 Sts) on Monday, Oct. 6th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics October 4 - Part 2 - ALADDIN Cast Cuddles with Teddy Bears, and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2014

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our October 4 #SIP round-up! Check out Part 1 HERE. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 10/05/2014
by BWW - Oct 5, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/05/2014 for Phoenix (more...)

Rogue Machine Presents NICE THINGS, Now thru 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2014

Rogue Machine presents the World Premiere of NICE THINGS by Vince Melocchi opening tonight, October 4, 2014 with reception to follow 8pm Fridays and Todays, 3pm on Sundays through November 23, 2014 5041 W. Pico Blvd., LA, CA 90019 (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics October 4 - MISS SAIGON Parodies THE COMMITMENTS, and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2014

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! (more...)

Christopher Gattelli, Beth & Allan Williams to be Honored at 2014 NYMF Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) has announced that choreographer Christopher Gattelli, and theatre producer and manager Beth Williams and Allan Williams will be honored at its 2014 Gala to be held on Sunday, November 9th at the Edison Ballroom in Manhattan. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Paper Mill's Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN, Starring Kate Baldwin & Jason Danieley!
by Stage Tube - Oct 3, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse opens its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. This fresh new production features direction by David Lee (Frasier, Cheers) and choreography by Patti Colombo (Paper Mill's Peter Pan, On the Town, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers). The show features a book by Abe Burrows (Guys and Dolls, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) and a re-crafted script by Joel Fields (Ugly Betty, The Americans) and David Lee. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from production! (more...)

BOO AT THE ZOO to Feature Performances from PIPPIN, ON THE TOWN, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Boo at the Zoo: Dragons and Dinosaurs is presented by Cannon and will begin on Saturday, Oct. 4 and will run for five full weekends including Columbus Day and Halloween. This year's lineup includes performances from some of your favorite Broadway and Off-Broadway casts! One show a week will perform the cast members' favorite moments from their respective shows. (more...)

ON THE TOWN Runs 9/17-10/4 at Roxy Regional Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

'New York, New York, it's a wonderful town!' This fall, the Roxy Regional Theatre embarks on its 32nd season of live entertainment with the 70th Anniversary of Leonard Bernstein's legendary musical about three sailors who manage to find love and incredible adventures in the Big Apple while on a 24-hour leave. On the Town docks at the corner of Franklin and First, September 17 - October 4. (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 10/3/2014
by BWW - Oct 3, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 10/3/2014. (more...)

BWW Blog: Christopher Vo of ON THE TOWN - Broadway Support
by Guest Blogger: Christopher Vo - Oct 3, 2014

I have been so impressed by the tremendous support and camaraderie in the Broadway community. Many from across the theater spectrum already have come to enjoy On the Town in previews. It's been inspiring to see cast members and creatives from WICKED, IF/THEN, PIPPIN, NEWSIES, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, LITTLE DANCER, NBC's live telecast of PETER PAN, and so many others in our community excited and eager to show their support. We can always tell when our audiences are speckled with others who work on the 'Great White Way'. From the moment the house lights dim, a friendly buzz radiates onto the stage. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: September 27- October 3
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 3, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include a special finale of the West End's BILLY ELLIOT, opening night of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU and THE COUNTRY HOUSE, Rosemary Harris in INDIAN INK, and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kate Baldwin, Jason Danieley and More in Paper Mill's Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse opens its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. This fresh new production features direction by David Lee (Frasier, Cheers) and choreography by Patti Colombo (Paper Mill's Peter Pan, On the Town, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers). The show features a book by Abe Burrows (Guys and Dolls, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) and a re-crafted script by Joel Fields (Ugly Betty, The Americans) and David Lee. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics October 11 - MISS SAIGON Cast 'Steals' MAMMA MIA! and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! (more...)

Photo Flash: Welcome to New York, New York! First Look at Broadway's ON THE TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

The new Broadway revival of On the Town, directed by John Rando (Tony Award for Urinetown) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Emmy Award winner for 'Smash') officially opens on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Son of Adolph Green Traces ON THE TOWN's Journey to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Adam Green, son of award-winning writer Adolph Green, has partnered with Vanity Fair to offer an account on how Leonard Bernstein, Jerome Robbins, Betty Comden, and his father brought the beloved musical On the Town to Broadway seven decades ago in a new essay. (more...)

SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 10/10/2014
by BWW - Oct 10, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 10/10/2014. (more...)

Sandra Tsing Loh, Leslie Kritzer and Mary Beth Peil Set for THE MADWOMAN IN THE VOLVO Reading at 92Y Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

92Y presents Sandra Tsing Loh: A Work-In-Progress Staged Reading of The Madwoman in the Volvo, a co-production of 92Y and Sundance Institute Theatre Program, with Leslie Kritzer and Mary Beth Peil, directed by Lisa Peterson tonight, October 10, 8:15 pm. (more...)

Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN Begins Tonight at Paper Mill
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse will open its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. Can-Can will play the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from tonight, October 1 through October 26, 2014. The official press opening night is Sunday, October 5, at 7:00pm. (more...)

Project:Theater Hosts OUR BAR 'Bash' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Project: Theater is proud to present OUR BAR NYC, 'Bash.' OUR BAR, a site-specific night of all original theater, has produced shows every month for almost five years. This show will be performed at Failte Irish Whiskey Bar in Murray Hill. Following the show will be live music! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tony DeSare Brings NIGHT LIFE to 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 1, 2014

'He is two parts Sinatra to one part Billy Joel, meshed seamlessly.' - The New York Times. Acclaimed vocalist Tony DeSare returns to 54 Below with a brand new show: Night Life. The postmodern version of the classic, elegant New York night club of the 1950's show will be brought to life in the only New York City night club left that still truly captures that ambiance. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Sierra Boggess, Jeremy Jordan & More Set for 54 Below in October & November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

This October and November 54 BELOW presents a lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

SoundHound Partners with TouchTunes to Bring On-Premise Music Control to Mobile App Users
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Through the SoundHound mobile app, users who are out On the Town will be able to access TouchTunes' network of Internet-connected jukeboxes and take control of their on-premise music experience. The SoundHound app will automatically detect when users identify a song playing at a TouchTunes-enabled location and give them the ability to play the jukebox directly from the SoundHound app. (more...)

Geva's 42nd Season to Continue with GOOD PEOPLE, Begin. 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Geva Theatre Center presents Good People - the Broadway comedy-drama about culture, class and luck by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by Mark Cuddy. Good People begins performances October 21, opens October 25 and runs in the Elaine P. Wilson Mainstage through November 16. (more...)

Photo Coverage: ON THE TOWN's Megan Fairchild Crowned Honorary Miss Subways at Ellen's Stardust Diner
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Oct 1, 2014

Earlier today, Ellen Hart of Ellen's Stardust Diner (1650 Broadway) hosted a reunion of real former Miss Subways- a position which Ellen herself once held. During that luncheon, On the Town's Megan Fairchild, who plays Ivy Smith or 'Miss Turnstiles' in the musical, was crowned as a new honorary Miss Subways. Following the luncheon, the former Miss Subways travelled down to the Lyric Theatre on 42nd street for a matinee of On the Town. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special event below! (more...)

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