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Her Majesty's Theatre (London, )
(Piccadilly Circus) Haymarket
London,

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Based on the play Twentieth Century by Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur and Bruce Milholland


On the Twentieth Century - 1980 West End Page 35


BWW EXCLUSIVE: 5 SONGS BY... Amanda Green On ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 9, 2015

Today we continue the brand new 5 SONGS BY... series with an intriguing and informative new entry with a bit of a twist, legendary Golden Age songwriters Betty Comden and Adolph Green penned a sparkling score for their multi-award-winning 1978 musical On the Twentieth Century and Green's own accomplished daughter, Amanda Green, supplied new lyrics and approved some useful tweaks to the score that have been implemented for the brand new Roundabout Theatre Company revival of the Jazz Age tuner and she opens up about the process in an exclusive chat, highlighting some of her contributions as well as shedding a light on some of her own favorite moments in the acclaimed and adventurous operetta-based show. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

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Patti LuPone Talks SHOWS FOR DAYS, Favorite Performers & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 9, 2015

Patti LuPone is back on Broadway! (more...)

BWW TV: Randy Rainbow Chats with Broadway's Best on the Tonys Red Carpet!
by Randy Rainbow - Jun 9, 2015

THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, aired live from Radio City Music Hall, last night Sunday, June 7 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture the entire night - including the red carpet with Randy Rainbow. Check out his interviews with some of Broadway's biggest stars below! (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 6/7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 6/7/2015. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 6/8
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 8, 2015

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, 6/7/2015. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Reflects On Tonys & Congratulates ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Cast
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 8, 2015

Tony Awards host and On the Twentieth Century star all in one day! (more...)

SOUND OFF Special Edition: 2015 Tony Awards In Review - A Spectacular Show Packed With Shocks & Surprises
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 8, 2015

Tonight we recount the highs, lows and most memorable moments of the 2015 Tony Awards, which was once again presented at NYC landmark Radio City Music Hall and was hosted by fellow Tony Award winners Alan Cumming and Kristin Chenoweth. Besides the fabulous festivities we have come to expect from Broadway's biggest night - the fashion, the showstoppers, the stars, the excitement and unmistakable electricity - there were quite a few surprises for fans viewing at home and live in person, insofar as category upsets and also unexpected performances. Let's take a look at the top ten most noteworthy examples of what made this telecast stand out from the pack. (more...)

VIDEO: Tyne Daly & Cast of SHOULDA BEEN YOU Perform on TONYS
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Lisa Howard, Adam Heller and Tyne Daly from 'It Shoulda Been You' were among the performances on last night's show. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

VIDEO: Vanessa Hudgens & Cast of GIGI Perform on TONYS
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Vanessa Hudgens, Coey Cott, Victoria Clark and the cast of 'Gigi,' were among the performances on last night's show. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

VIDEO: JERSEY BOYS Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary on THE TONYS
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Last night's 69th Annual TONY AWARDS CELEBRATED the 10th anniversary of 'Jersey Boys' on Broadway. Watch the performance from the cast below! (more...)

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth & Alan Cumming Open the 69th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Below, watch the opening number featuring this year's TONY AWARDS featuring hosts Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Stars Party Hard at the 2015 Tony Awards Gala!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 8, 2015

THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY? AWARDS, aired live from Radio City Music Hall, last night Sunday, June 7 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. After the ceremony is when the real fun started though, as most of the evening's celebrity guests headed to the annual Tonys Gala. BroadwayWorld was there for the special celebration and you can check out photos below! Click here for the full list of winners! (more...)

The Post-Show Wrap Up- Recap on All Things Tony Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

We've been bringing you extensive coverage all weekend, and now, we bring you a roundup of it all! If you missed the ceremony or any of our behind the scenes coverage, check it out below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Highlights from the 69th Annual TONY AWARDS - Part II
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY? AWARDS, aired live from Radio City Music Hall, last night Sunday, June 7 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Stars Realign at the Annual Tonys After Party at The Carlyle Hotel!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jun 8, 2015

THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, aired live from Radio City Music Hall, last night Sunday, June 7 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. After the creemony is when the real fun started though, as most of the evening's celebrity guests headed to the annual Tonys Party at the Carlyle Hotel, hosted by O&M Co. BroadwayWorld was there for the special celebration and you can check out photos below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Actuaciones de los Tony Awards 2015
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jun 8, 2015

¡No te pierdas las actuaciones de la 69ª Edicion de los Tony Awards que tuvo lugar anoche en el Radio City Music Hall!  (more...)

UPDATE: Ratings for 2015 TONY AWARDS Drop in Key Demo, Overall Viewership
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Featuring some of Hollywood's biggest names, including Bradley Cooper and Helen Mirren, CBS's broadcast of the 69th Annual TONY AWARDS held its own against Game 2 of the NBA Finals in Sunday Night ratings (more...)

VIDEO: Tony Yazbeck & Cast of ON THE TOWN Perform on TONYS
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Tony nominated Tony Yazbeck and the cast of ON THE TOWN were among the performances on last night's show. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

VIDEO: Michael Cerveris & Cast of FUN HOME Perform on TONYS
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Sydney Lucas, Michael Cerveris and Beth Malone from 'Fun Home,' were among the performances on last night's show. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

VIDEO: Chita Rivera & Cast of THE VISIT Perform on TONYS
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Tony nominee Chita Rivera and the cast of THE VISIT were among the performances on last night's show. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

VIDEO: KING & I's Kelli O'Hara & Ken Watanabe Perform on TONYS
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Tony Award winners Kelli O'Hara and Ruthie Ann Miles and Tony nominee Ken Watanabe from 'The King and I,' were among the performances on last night's show. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: June 8-14, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 8, 2015

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of June 8-14, 2015?. (more...)

VIDEO: Robert Fairchild & Cast of AMERICAN IN PARIS Perform at TONYS
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Leanne Cope, Robert Fairchild, Brandon Uranowitz, Max von Essen and the cast of 'An American in Paris,' were among the performances on last night's show. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth & Cast of ON THE 20TH CENTURY Perform on TONYS
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Kristin Chenoweth, Peter Gallagher and the cast of 'On the Twentieth Century,' were among the performances on last night's show. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Highlights from the 69th Annual TONY AWARDS - Part I
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, aired live from Radio City Music Hall, last night Sunday, June 7 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. Check out photo highlights (more...)

VIDEO: Brian d'arcy James & Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN Perform on TONYS
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Brian d'Arcy James,Brad Oscar and the cast of 'Something Rotten!,' were among the performances on last night's show. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Missed the 69th Annual Tony Awards? Watch All the Performances Here!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Missed the ceremony? Fear not- we have a roundup of all of the performances, from On the Town to Fun Home, below!? (more...)

'Fun Home' arrasa en los Tony Awards 2015
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jun 7, 2015

El musical de Jeanine Tesori y Lisa Kron consigue 5 Premios Tony incluyendo Mejor Musical. Le han seguido 'An American in Paris' y 'The King and I', recibiendo este ultimo el Tony al Mejor Revival. (more...)

2015 Tony Awards: All the Winners! FUN HOME, CURIOUS INCIDENT Lead Way
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 7, 2015

It's finally here! Follow along with BroadwayWorld.com ALL night, while you're glued to CBS on TV for all things Tony Awards. We've got not one, not two, but THREE exclusive live blogs from Michael Dale backstage, superfan BroadwayGirlNYC, and BroadwayWorld.com's West End Editor Carrie Dunn with her trademark British snark (or 'Britsnark' as she calls it). Check out our homepage for ALL things Tonys! (more...)

2015 Tony Awards - Michael Dale's Live Blog from Backstage at Radio City in the Press Room!
by Michael Dale - Jun 7, 2015

Welcome to Michael Dale's 2015 Tony Awards Live Blog! Follow along with him, live from backstage at Radio City Music Hall's press room where he'll be reporting on the winners as they come backstage, scoops and much more! (more...)

2015 Tony Awards Rehearsal - Editor-in-Chief Robert Diamond's LIVE Blog!
by Robert Diamond - Jun 7, 2015

It's Tony Sunday! The greatest day of the year has finally arrived. If you're like me (and if you're reading this, you are) - you're up early, and following BroadwayWorld.com for what's going to be a FULL day of fun, excitement and TONYS TONYS TONYS! (more...)

It's Tony Sunday! Your Guide to ALL About the 2015 Tony Awards!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 7, 2015

It's tonight! The 2015 Tony Awards will air on CBS tonight, June 8 at 8pm and, as usual, BroadwayWorld.com will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tony Day, Night and Beyond! (more...)

BWW Tonys Special: Ultimate Guide to This Season's Cast Recordings
by David Clarke - Jun 6, 2015

It's that time of year, and I can't help but wonder if your CD collection and iPod are Tonys ready. It's just a handful of hours until the 69th annual Tony Awards, which will be broadcast live on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 8/7c on CBS. This Broadway season has some exciting contenders in the musical categories, and to get you ready for the big night, I'm recapping the albums you should be listening to (or at least pre-ordering). (more...)

Join BroadwayWorld's Twitter Party on Tony Awards Night!
by Sally Henry - Jun 6, 2015

This Tony Awards season, we're bringing our fans all the coverage they could possibly desire, and we want YOU to contribute! (more...)

SYLVIA, Starring Ashford & White, Sets Opening Night on Broadway; Tickets on Sale This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Tickets for SYLVIA, a modern romantic comedy about a midlife crisis, empty nesters, commitment, therapists, and a dog who is life-changing, will go on sale starting June 17, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. through a special one-week Audience Rewards presale. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 6/14/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 6/14/2015. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 6/15; More Good ROTTEN! News
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 15, 2015

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, 6/14/2015. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: June 15-21, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 15, 2015

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of June 15-21, 2015?. (more...)

Tammy Blanchard, John Benjamin Hickey & More to Star in Lincoln Center Theater's DADA WOOF PAPA HOT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Tammy Blanchard, Patrick Breen, John Benjamin Hickey, Alex Hurt, Kellie Overbey, John Pankow, and Stephen Plunkett will comprise the cast of its upcoming production of  DADA WOOF PAPA HOT, a new play by Peter Parnell, to be directed by Scott Ellis.  DADA WOOF PAPA HOT begins performances Thursday, October 15 and opens on Monday, November 9 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: Robert Klein, Martin Charnin & More Celebrate Madeline Kahn at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

New York City's Drama Book Shop hosted a panel discussion on the life & career of Madeline Kahn (1942-99), the Oscar-nominated, Emmy & Tony-winning actress on June 11, 2015. Star of such hit films as Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, Paper Moon & Clue & Broadway shows On the Twentieth Century, The Sisters Rosensweig & Two by Two, Kahn is the subject of a new biography, MADELINE KAHN: Being the Music • A Life (University Press of Mississippi) by William V. Madison, moderated the panel. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Talks Tonys & ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY West End Transfer With Elaine Paige
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 13, 2015

Tony Awards host and On the Twentieth Century star talks Tonys and more! (more...)

Paper Mill Releases Final Block of Tickets for EVER AFTER World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse released a block of great seats today for the world premiere musical, Ever After for Father's Day Weekend including Friday, June 19 at 7:00pm, Saturday, June 20 at 7:00pm and Sunday, June 21 at 1:30pm and 7:00pm. (more...)

Alan Cumming Pens Column on the 'Terror' and 'Fun' of Hosting the Tonys
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Now that he's had time to absorb the experience, 2015 Tony Awards co-host Alan Cumming has written a guest column for The Globe and Mail detailing his nerves and expectations for the big night, plus how he feels now that the (fun but terrifying) ordeal is over. (more...)

Robert Klein, Martin Charnin, Scott Ellis and More Celebrate Madeline Kahn at Drama Book Shop Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

New York City's Drama Book Shop will host a panel discussion on the life & career of Madeline Kahn (1942-99), the Oscar-nominated, Emmy & Tony-winning actress, at 6pm tonight, June 11, 2015. Star of such hit films as Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, Paper Moon & Clue & Broadway shows On the Twentieth Century, The Sisters Rosensweig & Two by Two, Kahn is the subject of a new biography, MADELINE KAHN: Being the Music • A Life (University Press of Mississippi) by William V. Madison, who will moderate the panel. (more...)

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Opens Season with All-Star CANDIDE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Baltimore, Md. (March 23, 2015) - For the conclusion of the 2014-2015 season, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and Music Director Marin Alsop lead the BSO premiere of Leonard Bernstein's comedic operetta Candide tonight, June 11 at the Music Center at Strathmore, and June 12 through June 14 at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The BSO announced today that the semi-staged production of Candide will be directed by Garnett Bruce and features an all-star cast including Peter Sagal, the host of NPR's weekly current events quiz show "Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me," and Judy Kaye, Tony Award-winning star of The Phantom of the Opera. Rounding out the cast are Keith Jameson, Lauren Snouffer, Joshua Hopkins, Mark Diamond, Marie Lenormand, Stephanie Sadownik, Curtis Bannister, Patrick Cook, Andrew McLaughlin, Melissa Wimbish and Lewis Shaw. (more...)

VIDEO: Conan's Bill Tull Breaks Down the 2015 TONY AWARDS
by - Jun 11, 2015

Tull breaks down the 2015 TONY AWARDS and even reveals who he believes got robbed of theater's biggest award! (more...)

How Did The 2015 Tonys Play in the Heartland?
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 10, 2015

Now that the dust has settled after the 2015 Tony Awards, we reached out to our readers, asking them to offer their opinions and insights on this year's show, hosted by Tony winners Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming, and how this year's crop of new plays and musicals resonate with viewers in the heartland and, perhaps more importantly, why the Tonys matter outside of New York City. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Celebrates the Tonys at the Carlyle-Portraits of the Stars!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

THE 69TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, aired live from Radio City Music Hall, Sunday, June 7 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. After the ceremony is when the real fun started though, as most of the evening's celebrity guests headed to the annual Tonys Party at the Carlyle Hotel, hosted by O&M Co. Celebrity photographer Amy Arbus (daughter of acclaimed photographer Diane Arbus) stopped by the big event, where she captured some stunning portraits of guests in the TodayTix Tony Awards Photo Lounge. Below, you can check out a collection of her photos! (more...)

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