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New Century Theatre (New York, NY)
932 Seventh Avenue

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Based on the film La Kermesse Heroique by Jacques Feyder.


Screenplay by C. Spaak, J. Feyder and B. Zimmer.

It is 1616 in the town of Flacksenburg in Flanders (a region of modern-day Belgium).When the Spanish army marches into Flacksenburg, the mayor of the town decides to play dead in hopes that the army will leave. Plans become complicated when the head of the army, the Duke, becomes infatuated with the mayorís wife, Cornelia. The mayor is forced to continue to play dead and watch as the Duke pursues his wife.


STAGE TUBE: On This Day 9/08 - CARNIVAL IN FLANDERS Opened on Broadway
by Stage Tube - Sep 8, 2016

Sixty-three years ago, the musical 'Carnival in Flanders' opened on Broadway, at New York's New Century Theatre. With music and lyrics by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke, and with Preston Sturges's book, based on French comedy film 'La Kermesse Heroique'. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 8, 2015
by - Sep 8, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 8 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

John Raitt Collection Featured at Library of Congress
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

The Music Division of the Library of Congress will receive an extensive collection of Broadway and personal memorabilia from the estate of Broadway giant John Raitt, who originated the role of Billy Bigelow in the Rodgers and Hammerstein show 'Carousel' and also starred in 'The Pajama Game,' 'Oklahoma!' and other top musicals from the 1940s to the 1960s. (more...)

Broadway Vets Set for American Dance Machine for the 21st Century's Return to The Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) has announced casting and musical numbers for their return to New York City's Joyce Theater (175 Eighth Avenue), it was announced today by Founder and Producing Artistic Director Nikki Feirt Atkins. Performances beginMonday, December 21st and run through Sunday, January 3rd. (more...)

Faith Prince, Kathleen Marshall, Rob McClure & More Set for 92Y's 2014 Lyrics & Lyricists Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013

92Y announces casting for the 2014 season of Lyrics & Lyricists. Faith Prince, Rob McClure, Christiane Noll and Rachel York are among the performers from the worlds of Broadway, jazz and cabaret presenting a panoramic journey through the American Songbook via Broadway, Hollywood and Second Avenue. L&L's shows this season explore MGM Musicals, tunes that swept away the Great Depression, an insider's look at Rodgers & Hammerstein, iconic funny girl Fanny Brice and the glorious songs salvaged from Flop Shows. The season is curated by series artistic director Deborah Grace Winer and a line-up of guest artistic directors that includes three Tony Award winners-director/choreographer Kathleen Marshall (in her L&L debut); music director Ted Sperling; and lyricist David Zippel- musical theater historian Robert Kimball, and Rodgers & Hammerstein oracle Ted Chapin. (more...)

Emily Skinner: Broadway, Her Way
by Eugene Lovendusky - May 30, 2008

A favorite Broadway vixen, Emily Skinner premieres her new act 'Broadway, My Way' at Feinstein's at Loews Regency on Sunday, June 1 & 8. Emily pulls some of her favorite (and arcane) tunes from the classic song-book... with the signature Skinner-style twist! Plus, Emily will direct the season finale 'Broadway By The Year - 1979' concert on Monday, June 16! (more...)

25% Off Lorna Luft and Lillias White in Panning for Gold
by Contests - Broadway - May 22, 2014

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Chase, Schneider & Spanger to Lead ROBIN & THE 7 HOODS at Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2010

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced the cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Robin and the 7 Hoods - A New Musical featuring a book by Tony Award winner Rupert Holmes and songs by four-time Academy Award winners Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen. (more...)

Broadway-Bound ROBIN & THE 7 HOODS Opens at Old Globe, 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2010

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced the cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Robin and the 7 Hoods - A New Musical featuring a book by Tony Award winner Rupert Holmes and songs by four-time Academy Award winners Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Broadway Vets Behind American Dance Machine for the 21st Century's Return to The Joyce Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) has announced casting and musical numbers for their return to New York City's Joyce Theater (175 Eighth Avenue). Performances begin Monday, December 21st and run through Sunday, January 3rd. Nikki Feirt Atkins is Founder and Producing Artistic Director of ADM21. Meet the company below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Vets & More Take the Stage in ADM21 at The Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) returns to New York City's Joyce Theater (175 Eighth Avenue) from Monday, December 21st  through Sunday, January 3rd. Check out photos below! (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: American Dance Machine for the 21st Century Celebrates Opening Night!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Dec 22, 2015

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) returns to New York City's Joyce Theater (175 Eighth Avenue), playing through Sunday, January 3rd. Nikki Feirt Atkins is Founder and Producing Artistic Director of ADM21. Directed by Tony Award winner Wayne Cilento (Wicked, Sweet Charity revival, Aida, The Who's Tommy), this year's program includes theatre dances from 'Broadway and Beyond' with live music provided by musical director Eugene Gwozdz. This return to The Joyce follows last year's sold out performances and promises once again, to rekindle old memories for theater dance enthusiasts and spark the imagination of audiences not yet familiar with these masterpieces. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

NYC Ballet and Broadway Star Georgina Pazcoguin Among Lineup for ADM21 Showcase, Starting Tonight at the Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

New York City Ballet's Georgina Pazcoguin joins American Dance Machine for the 21st Century at a special guest artist during their return to the Joyce Theater (175 8th Avenue), tonight, December 21, 2015 - January 3. 2016. (more...)

Photo Coverage: In the Studio with American Dance Machine for The 21st Century!
by Walter McBride - Dec 16, 2015

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) will return to New York City's Joyce Theater (175 Eighth Avenue), staring Monday, December 21 through Sunday, January 3rd. Nikki Feirt Atkins is Founder and Producing Artistic Director of ADM21.¬†Directed by Tony Award¬ģ winner Wayne Cilento (Wicked, Sweet Charity revival, Aida, The Who's Tommy), this year's program will include theatre dances from 'Broadway and Beyond' with live music provided by musical directorEugene Gwozdz. This return to The Joyce follows last year's sold out performances and promises once again, to rekindle old memories for theater dance enthusiasts and spark the imagination of audiences not yet familiar with these masterpieces. Check out a special preview of the show below! (more...)

New York City Ballet Soloist Georgina Pazcoguin to Join ADM21 for Shows at Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

New York City Ballet's Georgina Pazcoguin will join American Dance Machine for the 21st Century at a special guest artist during their return to the Joyce Theater (175 8th Avenue), December 21, 2015 - January 3. 2016. Known for her wide range of dramatic and dynamic roles as a soloist at NYCB, including Anita in Jerome Robbins' West Side Story Suite, Pazcoguin will perform in all of the evening shows, in which she will be featured in the Chita Rivera role in Jack Cole's 'Beale Street Blues,' Victoria's solo from Cats, and Jerome Robbins' 'Mr. Monotony.' (more...)

BWW Review: [TITLE OF SHOW] at The Firehouse Theater
by Jef Tingley - Apr 19, 2016

Television was forever changed in 1989 when 'Seinfeld' aired leading to subsequent generations of fans obsessed with 'a show about nothing.' And just as 'Seinfeld' altered the course of television, [TITLE OF SHOW] has forever changed the modern musical with a story of two best pals, their two actress friends and a trusty piano player writing a musical about writing their musical in three weeks to submit to the New York Theater Festival. (more...)

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