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Based on the film by Alan Parker

The pie-flinging, pinstripe-wearing, pint-sized classic has finally made it to the musical stage in this adaptation of the hit film that catapulted a young Jodie Foster to stardom!brbrA cast of youngsters play Prohibition-era mobsters in this tongue-in-cheek tribute to the 1920s gangster flick. It seems Fat Sam, who runs one of the most popular speakeasies in town, is in danger of being closed down by his "business rival" Dandy Dan. Enter baby-faced Bugsy Malone (Scott Baio in the film), a killer with the ladies and a definite asset to Fat Sam. Unfortunately, Bugsy has also caught the eye of Sam's girlfriend Tallulah (Jodie Foster in the film)-though he's set his designs on the showgirl Blousey Brown...


BWW Interview: Creator and Stars of WELCOME TO MY WORLD Discuss Its UniquenessBWW Interview: Creator and Stars of WELCOME TO MY WORLD Discuss Its Uniqueness
by Don Grigware - Sep 8, 2015

Welcome to My World, starring Sami Staitman, is the first ever one-girl musical written for and about a fourteen-year-old. The musical will have its world premiere September 10 and continue through September 27, 2015 at the Grove Theatre in Burbank, CA. The Disney Channel's Corey Fogelmanis ("Farkle" on Girl Meets World), who appears as a Special Guest on the show's upcoming Kritzerland Records' CD Cast recording, will be on hand opening weekend for a private Meet & Greet with fans who have donated to the production. The show is created and directed by prolific Bruce Kimmel, surely no stranger to LA theatre. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 9/06/2015Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 9/06/2015
by BWW - Sep 6, 2015

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BWW Preview: The London Stage  - September 2015BWW Preview: The London Stage - September 2015
by Liz Cearns - Sep 6, 2015

A quick insight into what's happening this September in London's theatres... (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Cast of King's Cross Theatre's IN THE HEIGHTSPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with the Cast of King's Cross Theatre's IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

First images are released today (attached) of the cast in rehearsals for In The Heights, which begins previews this Saturday 3 October at King's Cross Theatre. The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical returns to London following a sell-out UK premiere at Southwark Playhouse in 2014. (more...)

Brian Doherty, Eleanor Worthington-Cox & More to Star in TOMCAT at Southwark PlayhouseBrian Doherty, Eleanor Worthington-Cox & More to Star in TOMCAT at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

The winner of the seventh Papatango New Writing Prize, Tomcat by James Rushbrooke will receive a four week run at Southwark Playhouse from Wednesday 28 October (press night: Friday 30 October 8pm) to Saturday 21 Nov 2015. The director is 2014 JMK Award winner Kate Hewitt, who is currently Associate Director on Sam Mendes' Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in the West End. (more...)

Hackney Empire's JACK AND THE BEANSTALK Announces Full Cast, Including Debbie KurupHackney Empire's JACK AND THE BEANSTALK Announces Full Cast, Including Debbie Kurup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

Hackney Empire has today announced the full cast of its much-anticipated 2015 pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk. The full cast will be joining previously announced Olivier Award-nominee Debbie Kurup as Jack, everybody's favourite dame, Olivier Award-winning Clive Rowe as Dame Daisy Trott and Kat B as Snowman. Following their 2014 pantomime which was seen by over 50,000 people Jack and the Beanstalkwill run from 21 November 2015 to 3 January 2016. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 9/20/2015Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 9/20/2015
by BWW - Sep 20, 2015

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TIPPING THE VELVET, CINDERELLA and More Set for the Lyric Hammersmith from Sept 2015TIPPING THE VELVET, CINDERELLA and More Set for the Lyric Hammersmith from Sept 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces its programme from September 2015. Laura Wade and Lyndsey Turner reunite after the success of Posh, to bring a new adaptation of Sarah Waters' Tipping the Velvet to the Lyric's main stage in September. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 9/13/2015Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 9/13/2015
by BWW - Sep 13, 2015

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IN THE HEIGHTS Extends Run at King's Cross TheatreIN THE HEIGHTS Extends Run at King's Cross Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2015

Tony Award-winning Broadway musical In The Heights, which is now in previews ahead of an official opening on Tuesday 13 October, has extended its run at King's Cross Theatre. Initially booking for a limited 4 week season, the production will now run until Sunday 3 January 2016. In The Heights returns to London following a critically acclaimed sell-out UK premiere at Southwark Playhouse in 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: MISS SAIGON's Jon Jon Briones, Eva Noblezada, and More Take Home Wilma AwardsPhoto Flash: MISS SAIGON's Jon Jon Briones, Eva Noblezada, and More Take Home Wilma Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2015

The second annual West End Wilma Awards took place on Friday afternoon, 30 October 2015, at The Hippodrome Casino. Below, check out the full list of winners and some snapshots from the awards' red carpet! (more...)

Simon Stephens' HERONS and More Slated for Lyric Hammersmith's Spring 2016 SeasonSimon Stephens' HERONS and More Slated for Lyric Hammersmith's Spring 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces its Spring 2016 Season. They will present the first professional production of Simon Stephen's HERONS since the play premiered at the Royal Court in 2001, directed by the Lyric's Artistic Director Sean Holmes. This is followed by the return of their co- production with Filter Theatre of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM last staged in 2012. Whilst the Royal Opera will present, two contemporary operas, PLEASURE by Mark Simpson featuring well-known British soprano Lesley Garrett and the world premiere of Sarah Kane's 4:48 PSYCHOSIS by Philip Venables, both presented in association with the Lyric. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda's IN THE HEIGHTS Opens Tonight at King's Cross TheatreLin-Manuel Miranda's IN THE HEIGHTS Opens Tonight at King's Cross Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

Tony Award-winning Broadway musical IN THE HEIGHTS officially opens tonight 13 October for an extended run at King's Cross Theatre. The production runs until Sunday 3 January 2016. IN THE HEIGHTS returns to London following a critically acclaimed sell-out UK premiere at Southwark Playhouse in 2014. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Birmingham - Week of 10/11/2015Now Playing Onstage in Birmingham - Week of 10/11/2015
by BWW - Oct 11, 2015

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Full Cast Announced for HERONS at Lyric HammersmithFull Cast Announced for HERONS at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2015

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces full casting for Herons. Sophia Decaro and Max Gill return to the Lyric stage to play Adele and Billy having both starred in Bugsy Malone as Tallulah and Fat Sam in 2015. Ed Gaughan will play the role of Charlie Russell and Sophie Stone will play Michelle Russell. They will be joined by Billy Matthews, Ella McLoughlin and Moses Adejimi. (more...)

Nathan Amzi Returning to IN THE HEIGHTS at King's Cross TheatreNathan Amzi Returning to IN THE HEIGHTS at King's Cross Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

Nathan Amzi will return to In The Heights for a limited two-week run, playing Piragua Guy from Monday 21 December 2015 to Sunday 3 January 2016. Nathan originated the role in the London production when it premiered at Southwark Playhouse in 2014. In The Heights recently extended its run at King's Cross Theatre for a second time, now booking for an additional 3 months until Sunday 10 April 2016. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 11/15/2015Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 11/15/2015
by BWW - Nov 15, 2015

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Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 11/15/2015Now Playing Onstage in Appleton, WI - Week of 11/15/2015
by BWW - Nov 15, 2015

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Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 11/15/2015Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 11/15/2015
by BWW - Nov 15, 2015

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Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 11/15/2015Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 11/15/2015
by BWW - Nov 15, 2015

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STAGE TUBE: IN THE HEIGHTS Extends at King's Cross; First Look at New Trailer!STAGE TUBE: IN THE HEIGHTS Extends at King's Cross; First Look at New Trailer!
by Stage Tube - Nov 13, 2015

Initially booking for a limited 4 week run, Tony Award-winning Broadway musical In The Heights has extended its run at King's Cross Theatre for a second time, now booking for an additional 3 months until Sunday 10 April 2016. In The Heights returns to London following a critically acclaimed sell-out UK premiere at Southwark Playhouse in 2014.   (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 11/01/2015Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 11/01/2015
by BWW - Nov 1, 2015

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Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 11/01/2015Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 11/01/2015
by BWW - Nov 1, 2015

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Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 5/31/2015Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 5/31/2015
by BWW - May 31, 2015

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Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 5/31/2015Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 5/31/2015
by BWW - May 31, 2015

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Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/31/2015Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/31/2015
by BWW - May 31, 2015

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Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 5/24/2015Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 5/24/2015
by BWW - May 24, 2015

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ASCAP President Paul Williams Receives Special Honor at 60th Ivor Novello AwardsASCAP President Paul Williams Receives Special Honor at 60th Ivor Novello Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

ASCAP announced that President Paul Williams received the PRS for Music Special International Award today at the 60th Annual Ivor Novello Awards presented by BASCA (the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors) in London.  (more...)

Watford Palace Theatre to Premiere New Play by Neil D'SouzaWatford Palace Theatre to Premiere New Play by Neil D'Souza
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

This October Watford Palace Theatre will be producing the world premiere of Coming Up, Neil D'Souza's evocative, playful and magical new play about family ties, and how quickly we can become disconnected from ourselves. The play was commissioned by Watford Palace Theatre (WPT) and will be directed by Artistic Director Brigid Larmour. (more...)

Kritzerland to Present WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN: THE SONGS OF PAUL WILLIAMS, 7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal presents WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN: THE SONGS OF PAUL WILLIAMS on Sunday, July 5, 7PM. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 6/21/2015Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 6/21/2015
by BWW - Jun 21, 2015

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Sheridan Smith-Led FUNNY GIRL Heading to West End and Broadway?Sheridan Smith-Led FUNNY GIRL Heading to West End and Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, Sheridan Smith has been in negotiations to star as 'Fanny Brice' in FUNNY GIRL at the Menier Chocolate Factory, directed by Michael Mayer. An official announcement has not been made, and according to the Daily Mail, the team is still working out if the show might transfer after its run in Southwark. Baz Bamigboye writes that the production could be heading to the West End, or even New York in the future. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 6/14/2015Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 6/14/2015
by BWW - Jun 14, 2015

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Sheridan Smith in Talks to Lead FUNNY GIRL at Menier Chocolate FactorySheridan Smith in Talks to Lead FUNNY GIRL at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

According to the Daily Mail, Sheridan Smith is in negotiations to star as 'Fanny Brice' in FUNNY GIRL at the Menier Chocolate Factory in Southwark. She met with director Michael Mayer today. No word yet on the final decision, but it seems if Smith is out, the musical will go back in storage for now. (more...)

Official: IN THE HEIGHTS to Transfer to King's Cross TheatreOfficial: IN THE HEIGHTS to Transfer to King's Cross Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

Tony Award-winning Broadway musical In The Heights will return to London this year following a critically acclaimed sell-out UK premiere at Southwark Playhouse in 2014. The production will transfer to King's Cross Theatre on 3rd October 2015 and is booking for a strictly limited four week period until 1st November 2015. Tickets go on sale at 10.00am on Friday 10th July 2015. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 7/26/2015Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 7/26/2015
by BWW - Jul 26, 2015

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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 7/19/2015Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 7/19/2015
by BWW - Jul 19, 2015

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Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 7/19/2015Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 7/19/2015
by BWW - Jul 19, 2015

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Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 7/19/2015Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 7/19/2015
by BWW - Jul 19, 2015

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BUGSY MALONE Set for Theatre Royal GlasgowBUGSY MALONE Set for Theatre Royal Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

Glasgow Theatres' Creative Learning team is proud to announce casting for the city's first Stage Experience production of Bugsy Malone. The 90 strong cast of young performers aged 9-18 years old will embark on an intense two week course led by industry professionals culminating with three live performances on the Theatre Royal stage on Friday 31 July and Saturday 1 August. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Sophia Decaro, Max Gill and More in HERONS at the Lyric HammersmithPhoto Flash: First Look at Sophia Decaro, Max Gill and More in HERONS at the Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

HERONS by Simon Stephens, directed by Sean Holmes, opens tonight 21 January 2016 at Lyric Hammersmith. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Bonnie Langford to Perform at The Hippodrome in MarchBonnie Langford to Perform at The Hippodrome in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Club 11 London and The Hippodrome Casino are pleased to bring you An Evening With Bonnie Langford at 8pm, 31st March 2016 at The Hippodrome. The night will see Bonnie singing songs and telling stories alongside some to-be-announced special guests. Langford will be accompanied by the Winston Rollins Band with musical direction by Anthony England. (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS Extends at King's Cross TheatreIN THE HEIGHTS Extends at King's Cross Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

?Initially booking for a limited 4 week run, Tony Award-winning Broadway musical In The Heights has extended its run at King's Cross Theatre for a third time, now booking for an additional 6 months until Sunday 30 October 2016. Tickets for the new booking period are on sale now. In The Heights returns to London following a critically acclaimed sell-out UK premiere at Southwark Playhouse in 2014. (more...)

Official: STRICTLY BALLROOM to Cha Cha Into the UK for ChristmasOfficial: STRICTLY BALLROOM to Cha Cha Into the UK for Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

It's official! The first UK staging of STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL - based on the much loved film that inspired the world to dance - is to premiere at West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, on Wednesday 30 November 2016, playing a season through until Saturday 21 January 2017 (Press Night: Tuesday 6 December at 7.30pm). (more...)

Full Cast Announced for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at the Lyric HammersmithFull Cast Announced for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at the Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Full casting has been announced for the Lyric Hammersmith and Filter Theatre Production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, co-directed by Sean Holmes and Stef O'Driscoll. Jonathan Broadbent, Ed Gaughan, John Lightbody, Victoria Moseley and Ferdy Roberts return to the cast and they will be joined by Hammed Animashaun, Andrew Buckley, Clare Dunne and Cat Simmons. (more...)

Bugsy Malone Returning to the Lyric Hammersmith in Summer 2016Bugsy Malone Returning to the Lyric Hammersmith in Summer 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Bugsy Malone re-opened the Lyric Hammersmith in April 2015 following a multi-million pound redevelopment and the creation of the Reuben Foundation Wing. It was the UK's first professional stage production of Bugsy Malone in over a decade. (more...)

Stuart Ambrose and Teri Bibb Lead Rubicon Theatre's Concert Reading of THE SECRET GARDEN This WeekendStuart Ambrose and Teri Bibb Lead Rubicon Theatre's Concert Reading of THE SECRET GARDEN This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2015

Rubicon's Broadway Musical Concert Series continues with three performances of a concert reading of THE SECRET GARDEN (based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett with Lyrics by Marsha Norman and Music by Lucy Simon. (more...)

Stuart Ambrose and Teri Bibb to Lead Rubicon Theatre's Concert Reading of THE SECRET GARDEN This WeekendStuart Ambrose and Teri Bibb to Lead Rubicon Theatre's Concert Reading of THE SECRET GARDEN This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Rubicon's Broadway Musical Concert Series continues with three performances of a concert reading of THE SECRET GARDEN (based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett with Lyrics by Marsha Norman and Music by Lucy Simon. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 8/02/2015Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 8/02/2015
by BWW - Aug 2, 2015

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Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 8/02/2015Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 8/02/2015
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