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Based on the archie and mehitabel stories by Don Marquis

Shinbone Alley - 1957 Broadway Page 2


Hensley And Oscar To Join Bart In 'YOUNG FRANK' Tour, Begins In Providence 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2009

Broadway In Chicago is excited to announce Tony Award winners Roger Bart and Shuler Hensley will reprise the roles of Dr. Frederick Frankenstein and The Monster in the first national tour of The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein. The Chicago engagement will play the Cadillac Palace Theatre for a limited six week engagement November 3 - December 13, 2009. (more...)

Marcus Center For The Performing Arts Presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN 11/2-11/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2010

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a new musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash The Producers, will begin performances in Milwaukee on November 2 and run through November 7. (more...)

BROADWAY RECALL: Spooky Times With Chita Rivera
by Michael Dale - Oct 29, 2011

Broadway's beloved Chita Rivera in a pair of haunting clips for your Halloween enjoyment. (more...)

Kendall, Tucker, Etc. Set for Musicals Tonight!'s 'Alley'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2006

Casting has been announced for the Musicals Tonight! concert production of the 1957 musical Shinbone Alley (more...)

The Ivoryton Illuminations Connecticut This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2011

Ivoryton will host an incredible family event on December 3rd from 5pm to 8pm. (more...)

Marcus Center For The Performing Arts Presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN 11/2-11/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2010

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a new musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash The Producers, will begin performances in Milwaukee on November 2 and run through November 7. (more...)

Marcus Center For The Performing Arts Presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN 11/2-11/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2010

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a new musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash The Producers, will begin performances in Milwaukee on November 2 and run through November 7. (more...)

The Ivoryton Illuminations Set for 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2012

Looking for a different way to celebrate the holiday season? Then head down to Ivoryton for an incredible family event on December 1st from 5pm to 8pm. The village of Ivoryton will become the brightest village in Connecticut with over 100,000 lights illuminating the town! The entire village will be participating in this Holiday Extravaganza with carol singing, cookie decorating, dancing Sugar Plum fairies, a Holiday Bazaar and culminating with the lighting of the tallest living Christmas tree in the state at 6pm and the surprise arrival of Santa. (more...)

Shinbone Alley: The Return of the Philosophical Cockroach
by Michael Dale - Nov 12, 2006

Musicals Tonight! brings back the 1957 Broadway musical based on Don Marquis' archy and mehitabel stories (more...)

Brooks Shuttering Film Co; Mulling Additional B'way Shows
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2008

According to the 'Page Six' section of the NY Post, Mel Brooks is closing the curtain on his film company, Brooksfilms which he started in 1980. After his popular comedies started making their way onto the big screen, Brooks started the company so his future films would not be branded with the title 'A Mel Brooks Film' and be automatically categorized into farces. The first film the company launched was 'The Elephant Man' and later produced more hits such as 'Space Balls.' (more...)

Make Music New York Returns To DUMBO 6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2010

Make Music New York, described by city officials as 'one of the largest musical events in the city's history,' is back for a fourth year of free concerts in public spaces throughout the five boroughs of New York City, all on the first day of summer. (more...)

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Ends Run at Boston Opera House, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2010

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a new musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash The Producers, will end its limited engagement on May 2. (more...)

Mel Brook's YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN to Play at the Orpheum Theater, 3/29 - 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2011

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony®-Award winning smash The Producers, is coming to Omaha, Tuesday, March 29 through Sunday, April 3, 2011. The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein will be presented at the Orpheum Theater by Omaha Performing Arts and Broadway Across America. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: I AM THEATRE Project - Joanna Sherman
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2012

BroadwayWorld.com is excited to share a weekly series developed by the Theatre Communications Group! This week Joanna Sherman shares pivotal moments in her theatre career and why the arts matter to her! (more...)

TCM Film Festival & Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to Honor Mel Brooks in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2010

Legendary funnyman Mel Brooks is set to be a featured guest at the TCM Classic Film Festival in April. As part of the festivities, TCM will partner with the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce as they honor Brooks with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, which marks its 50th anniversary this year. Brooks will also introduce a festival screening of his first feature film, The Producers (1968), which earned Brooks an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON's Rory O'Malley to Sing the National Anthem at the NYC Half-Marathon, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2012

Tony nominee Rory O'Malley will sing the national anthem at the NYC Half-Marathon on March 18. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Rory O'Malley - A MORMON Send-Off for NYC Half-Marathon
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2012

Rory O'Malley, the Tony-nominated actor in THE BOOK OF MORMON, will be singing the National Anthem on March 18 before 15,000 runners competing in the seventh NYC Half Marathon. (more...)

Patti Smith Narrates TUBBY THE TUBA with Little Orchestra Society Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2013

The Little Orchestra Society (LOS) presents TUBBY THE TUBA narrated by Patti Smith, the iconic National Book Award-winner, rock musician and poet, today, March 16, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Rory O'Malley - A MORMON Send-Off for NYC Half-Marathon
by Naomi Serviss - Mar 16, 2012

Rory O'Malley, the Tony-nominated actor in THE BOOK OF MORMON, will be singing the National Anthem on March 18 before 15,000 runners competing in the seventh NYC Half Marathon. (more...)

Mel Brooks Working on BLAZING SADDLES Musical; Two Songs Done
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2010

A report in The Canadian Press says that comedian Mel Brooks is working on a musical adaptation of his 1974 film 'Blazing Saddles'. Brooks says he has written two songs for the show and is currently working on a third. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON's Rory O'Malley to Sing the National Anthem at the NYC Half-Marathon, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2012

Tony nominee Rory O'Malley will sing the national anthem at the NYC Half-Marathon on March 18. (more...)

Young Frankenstein Announces Cast; To Open at Hilton November 8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2007

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a new musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash The Producers, will open on Broadway November 8th 2007 at the Hilton Theatre (213 W 42nd St). Previews begin October 11th 2007. The production stars Roger Bart (Dr. Frederick Frankenstein), Megan Mullally (Elizabeth), Sutton Foster (Inga), Shuler Hensley (The Monster), Fred Applegate (Kemp) and Christopher Fitzgerald (Igor). (more...)

Mel Brooks NOT Closing Film Co- New Movie In Works
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2008

Contrary to reports by the New York Post last week, Mel Brooks has recently stated that he will NOT be shutting down his film company Brooksfilms. Brooks told the Hollywood Reporter that 'I'm not quitting. Brooksfilms is still here and will be going on for awhile. I'm not at all slowing down and nobody has told me to stop'. (more...)

Masterworks Broadway to Release JUPITER, DIVINE HAIR, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2011

MASTERWORKS BROADWAY, recently praised by the Wall Street Journal for its ongoing reissue campaign, continues to make good on its promise to open its vaults with three classic cast recordings previously unavailable in the CD era. The Saint of Bleecker Street (1955 Original Broadway Cast), Half-Past Wednesday (1962 Off-Broadway Cast) and Divine Hair/Mass in F (1971) will be available as downloads through all major digital service providers and as disc-on-demand, with the original cover art and liner notes, via Arkivmusic.com and Amazon.com. Also coming this summer are ten recordings available digitally for the first time utilizing the approved master tapes, including Say, Darling, and two live recordings from Noël Coward. All releases will be accompanied by new album pages and photos on MasterworksBroadway.com. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DAMN YANKEES...An Enjoyable Evening of Escapist Theatre at Porthouse
by Roy Berko - Jun 18, 2012

Probably the golden age of musical theatre in the US was from 1950 to 1960. Great scripts like King and I, My Fair Lady, and West Side Story were staged. Also produced were such flops as Salad Days, Zuleika, Ankles Away, The Vamp, ShaNgri-La, Shinbone Alley, and Free As Air. Most shows were of the neither great nor flop variety. These included the likes of Call Me Madam, Guys and Dolls, Paint Your Wagon, Can-Can, Wonderful Town, Fanny, and The Pajama Game. Also included in the list was DAMN YANKEES, now on stage at Porthouse Theatre. (more...)

'Make Music New York' Returns With Free Concerts 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2010

Make Music New York, described by city officials as "one of the largest musical events in the city's history," is back for a fourth year of free concerts in public spaces throughout the five boroughs of New York City, all on the first day of summer. On Monday, June 21, from 10 in the morning until 10 at night, musicians of all ages and musical persuasions - from Hip-hop to opera, Latin jazz to punk rock - will perform on streets, sidewalks, stoops, plazas, cemeteries, parks and gardens. Alex Ross of The New Yorker called last year's installment "impressive - more than 800 events across five boroughs. Subversive…musical disruptions invite urban dwellers to abandon their tight routines and let the rhythms of the city take over." (more...)

The Shinbone Alley Stilt Band Play Cornelia Street Cafe 7/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2010

The Shinbone Alley Stilt Band will play the Cornelia Street Cafe on July 4 as a celebration of the cafe's 33rd birthday. The celebration will last all day with a performance from the band at 2 PM. (more...)

Hensley And Oscar To Join Bart In 'YOUNG FRANK' Tour, Begins In Providence 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2009

Broadway In Chicago is excited to announce Tony Award winners Roger Bart and Shuler Hensley will reprise the roles of Dr. Frederick Frankenstein and The Monster in the first national tour of The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein. The Chicago engagement will play the Cadillac Palace Theatre for a limited six week engagement November 3 - December 13, 2009. (more...)

Rivera to Perform 'Up Close' in the West End in Sept.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2007

Broadway legend Chita Rivera will bring her cabaret show 'Up Close' to the West End this fall (more...)

Tix To Victoria Theatre's YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Go On Sale 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2011

Victoria Theatre Association announces tickets will go on sale to the public for the 2011 - 2012 Miami Valley & Good Samaritan Hospitals Broadway Series presentation of The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, Friday, July 29, 2011, prior to the Michelob Ultra Cool Films Series showing of the 1974 film, Young Frankenstein, at the historic Victoria Theatre. (more...)

Patti Smith to Narrate TUBBY THE TUBA with Little Orchestra Society, 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2013

The Little Orchestra Society (LOS) presents TUBBY THE TUBA narrated by Patti Smith, the iconic National Book Award-winner, rock musician and poet, on Saturday, March 16, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. (more...)

Little Orchestra Society Presents TUBBY THE TUBA, 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2013

On Saturday March 16th, The Little Orchestra Society presents the event of the season, a performance of Tubby the Tuba with narration by the legendary Patti Smith. Led by Guest Conductor David Alan Miller, this is described as a unique take on a classic will follow Tubby in his discovery of melody and sound. (more...)

Tickets to YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at Boston Opera House Go On Sale 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2010

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a new musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash The Producers, comes to Boston for a limited two-week engagement at the Boston Opera House April 20 - May 2. (more...)

Mel Brook's YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN to Play at the Orpheum Theater, 3/29 - 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2011

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony®-Award winning smash The Producers, is coming to Omaha, Tuesday, March 29 through Sunday, April 3, 2011. The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein will be presented at the Orpheum Theater by Omaha Performing Arts and Broadway Across America. (more...)

Hemingway's 'The Old Man And The Sea' Adapted For The Stage
by Beau Higgins - Feb 21, 2010

The Dramatic Emotion of Ernest Hemingway comes to The NEW Caldwell Theatre in the form of a new stage adaptation of the Hemingway classic, The Old Man and the Sea. Originally produced at the Long Wharf Theatre, Caldwell will produce only the second production world wide. (more...)

Gary Beach-Billy Porter Headline Caldwell's Fine Dining Bash
by Beau Higgins - Feb 12, 2010

Beginning with a double headlining bill of Broadway stars Gary Beach (Producers-Tony Award, La Cage Aux Folles-Tony Nomination) and Billy Porter (Miss Saigon, Grease, Smokey Joes Café), and rounded out with Holly Shunkey (Vices: A Love Story), Casey Lee Ross (Step Up) Leajato Robinson (Shinbone Alley, Fire Throws, Vices: A Love Story) and South Florida's own multiple Carbonell nominated star, Margery Lowe (Stratford Festival, Agnes of God, Whose Afraid of Virginia Woolf, No Exit). (more...)

Carolyn d'Amboise, Photographer and Dancer Passes Away at 81
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2009

Former ballet and Broadway dancer Carolyn George D'Amboise has passed away at the age of 81. The stage star passed away at the Manhattan home she shared with her husband, New York City Ballet star Jacques d'Amboise, on Tuesday after a long struggle with primary lateral sclerosis, a rare neuromuscular disease. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for December 8th, 2009
by Paul W. Thompson - Dec 9, 2009

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Glee,' 'The Addams Family,' David Cromer, Grammy Award nominations, 'The Merry Widow,' more..... (more...)

STAGE TUBE: President Obama Talks About Mel Brooks' Kennedy Center Honor
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 7, 2009

The Kennedy Center Honors medallions were presented on Saturday, December 5. The Honors Gala was recorded for broadcast on the CBS Network for the 32nd consecutive year as a two-hour primetime special on Tuesday, December 29 at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT). (more...)

Mel Brooks Talks Kennedy Center Honors With the Washington Post
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2009

Ahead of receiving the 2009 Kennedy Center Honor Award at the December 5 gala, comedy icon Mel Brooks sat down for an interview with the Washington Post. In true Brooks style, he quipped about his status and contribution to American comedy, 'I am a national treasure, I should be celebrated. And I hope against hope that you won't find my award on eBay, because you never know,' he said, 'You run out of cash and wherewithal . . .' (more...)

The Ivoryton Illuminations Connecticut This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2011

Ivoryton will host an incredible family event on December 3rd from 5pm to 8pm. (more...)

Marcus Center For The Performing Arts Presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN 11/2-11/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2010

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a new musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash The Producers, will begin performances in Milwaukee on November 2 and run through November 7. (more...)

VA's Signature to Stage Kander & Ebb's The Visit with Rivera
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2006

The acclaimed Signature Theatre in Arlington, VA will present Kander and Ebb's The Visit, which will be presented as the first show of its 2007-2008 season (more...)

Kitt to Star in Mimi le Duck; Likely for All About Us
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2006

Eartha Kitt will star with Annie Golden and others in Mimi le Duck this fall at New World Stages and is also likely to appear in the Westport Country Playhouse's production of the Kander and Ebb musical All About Us (more...)

Rivera's West End Cabaret Debut Indefinitely Postponed
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2007

Broadway legend Chita Rivera's previously announced West End cabaret debut has been indefinitely postponed. (more...)

Rivera's West End Cabaret Debut Indefinitely Postponed
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2007

Broadway legend Chita Rivera's previously announced West End cabaret debut has been indefinitely postponed (more...)

Photo Flash: Mel Brooks Honored at Hollywood Walk of Fame
by BWW Photo Special - Apr 23, 2010

Legendary funnyman Mel Brooks is set to be a featured guest at the TCM Classic Film Festival in April. As part of the festivities, TCM partnered with the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce as they honor Brooks with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, which marks its 50th anniversary this year. Brooks also introduced a festival screening of his first feature film, The Producers (1968), which earned Brooks an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. (more...)

TCM Film Festival & Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to Honor Mel Brooks in April
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2010

Legendary funnyman Mel Brooks is set to be a featured guest at the TCM Classic Film Festival in April. As part of the festivities, TCM will partner with the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce as they honor Brooks with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, which marks its 50th anniversary this year. Brooks will also introduce a festival screening of his first feature film, The Producers (1968), which earned Brooks an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. (more...)

Mel Brooks Dishes On YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, His Creative Process, and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

The Boston Globe recently talked to Tony Award-winner Mel Brooks about directing, his legendary career and his unique creatives process. Brooks' musical YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN is set to play at the Boston Opera House beginning this Tuesday for a two-week engagement. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - April 13, 2010
by - Apr 13, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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