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46th Street Theatre (New York, NY)
226 W.46th St.

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Based on the play Chicago by Maurine Dallas Watkins

Escrito por Fred Ebb y Bob Fosse, con mķsica de John Kander y letras de Fred Ebb, Chicago ha sido visto por mŠs de 17 millones de espectadores en todo el mundo, y ha recaudado la espectacular cifra de mŠs de 850 millones de důlares. Ambientado en medio de la extravagante decadencia de los aŮos 20, este musical cuenta la historia de Roxie Hart y Velma Kelly, dos mujeres ambiciosas encerradas por crŪmenes pasionales, que luchan por conseguir el favor de Billy Flynn, un famoso abogado que utiliza a la prensa sensacionalista para conseguir la libertad de sus clientes.

Dolly Wells Replaces Maura Tierney in Hamish Linklater's THE WHIRLIGIG Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The New Group has announced that Dolly Wells will join Noah Bean, Norbert Leo Butz, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Zosia Mamet, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten in Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig. (more...)

TEST DRIVE is Under Way at Route 66 Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The 3rd annual TEST DRIVE has begun! (more...)

Erica and Miles Aubrey to Host SPOTLIGHT AWARDS 5/13
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 28, 2017

Miles and Erica Aubrey, Nashville-based performers with a broad range of Broadway, TV, film, and music credits, will lead a full day of performance workshops and serve as celebrity co-hosts for the Nashville High School Musical Theatre Awards, or "Spotlight Awards," presented in partnership between the nonprofit Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) and Lipscomb University on May 13. (more...)

Disney's ALADDIN Announces Cast Change Ahead of First Anniversary; Matthew Croke to Make West End Debut
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Disney Theatrical Productions announced today that Matthew Croke will star in the title role of Aladdin as the new musical based on the classic Academy Award-winning animated film approaches its first birthday in the West End. Jade Ewen will continue in the role of Jasmine and Trevor Dion Nicholas, who made his London stage debut as Genie, remains in the role. (more...)

HAMLET to Transfer to Harold Pinter Theatre Following Sold-Out Run at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Olivier Award-winning director, Robert Icke's (Mary Stuart, The Red Barn, Uncle Vanya, Oresteia, Mr Burns and 1984), ground-breaking and electrifying production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, starring BAFTA award-winner Andrew Scott (Moriarty in BBC's Sherlock, Denial, Spectre, Design For Living and Cock) in the title role, will transfer to the Harold Pinter Theatre, following a critically acclaimed and sell out run at the Almeida Theatre. (more...)

Investigation Discovery Announces Powerful New Slate of Originals for 2017-18 Upfront Season
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Investigation Discovery (ID), America's leading mystery and suspense network, and the #1 ad-supported cable network for delivery of W25-54 year-to-date, today announced a powerful new slate of compelling, emotionally riveting programming featuring Real People and Real Stories. (more...)

AudienceScience Partners With Grapeshot For Global Contextual Targeting
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017


Investigation Discovery Greenlights Scripted True Crime Series THE VON BULOW AFFAIR
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

THE VON BULOW AFFAIR was the most scandalous and sensational murder trial of the 1980s, borne from the bowels of high society that existed between white-linen parties of Newport and white-powder mischief at New York's poshest nightclub. (more...)

The Music Of The Night! Broadway Phantom NORM LEWIS Appears At The Annaberg For One Starry Night
by David Green - Mar 28, 2017

Palm Springs Art Museum is proud to present Tony-nominated vocalist Norm Lewis on Saturday, April 8 at 8 p.m. in the Annenberg Theater as part of the Museum's 2017 Broadway's Best… In the West! series.  Boasting breathtaking power and range, Lewis is best known for starring in the Broadway production of Porgy and Bess, for which he received Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations. Other credits include Sondheim on Sondheim, The Little Mermaid, Les Miserables, Chicago, Amour, The Wild Party, Side Show, Miss Saigon, The Who's Tommy and Phantom of the Opera.  (more...)

St. Ann's Warehouse and Irish Arts Center to Present Two New Works by Enda Walsh
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse and Irish Arts Center (IAC) join forces to introduce New York audiences to two new works by the Tony Award-winning Irish playwright-director Enda Walsh. (more...)

Blossoms To Play Lollapalooza. Announce Additional North American Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

British chart-toppers Blossoms will be making a welcomed return to North American shores this year with a string of headlining dates, prestigious festival stops and, as of today, they will also be joining Two Door Cinema Club for a handful of mid-western and an east coast date in April and May. (more...)

Connie Johnson Announces 'Sugar Daddy'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Connie Johnson, a devoted writer and author, has completed her new book 'Sugar Daddy': a gripping and potent story that delves into a life unheard of; a life built on societal and family corruption. (more...)

Photo Flash: American Playwriting Foundation Announces Aleshea Harris as Winner of Relentless Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The American Playwriting Foundation (Executive Director David Bar Katz), established to make annual grants to new American plays, has selected Aleshea Harris for The 2016 Relentless Award, the largest annual cash prize in American theater awarded to a play. (more...)

Janeane Garofalo, Lili Taylor, and Celia Weston to Star in MARVIN'S ROOM at Roundabout Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) announces the stars of the Broadway premiere of Marvin's Room, by Scott McPherson, directed by Obie Award-winning director, Anne Kauffman (Detroit) making her Broadway debut. (more...)

Contest: Prince Royce Asks One Lucky Fan to Become 'Roadie for a Day' for Upcoming Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Today, Latin superstar Prince Royce unveiled a contest via his official mobile app powered by escapex that will give one lucky fan the opportunity to join his epic summer tour as Roadie for a Day. (more...)

Photo Flash: Paramount Theatre Presents JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

What began as a 1970s rock opera concept album became a global stage phenomenon that captured seven Tony Award nominations and countless awards overseas in its 40-plus years. (more...)

Docu-Series TO MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT Moving to Lifetime Beg. 4/20
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The break-out docuseries TO MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT moves to Lifetime for its fifth season as Chicago area singles become duos, beginning Thursday, April 20. (more...)

Robert A. Boyar, Broadway Insurer of PHANTOM's Chandelier and More, Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Robert A. Boyar (1923-2017), the Dean of Broadway Insurance, died at his Manhattan home on March 16, 2017, due to complications from a fall, announced his wife Margery Boyar. (more...)

Two River Theater Announces Its 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the lineup of productions for its 2017/18 Season. (more...)

University of South Carolina Theatre Stages ANIMAL FARM Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

???????The University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance will present George Orwell's timeless parable of political corruption, Animal Farm, April 14-22 at Drayton Hall Theatre.   (more...)

The Shelters Confirm Festival Appearances at Lollapalooza, Bottlerock & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Los Angeles based rock band¬†The Shelters¬ówho were ranked as one of¬†Bandsintown's ¬ďBreakout Artists¬Ē at SXSW¬óhave confirmed festival appearances at Chicago's Lollapalooza, Louisville's Forecastle, Napa Valley's Bottlerock, and more. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Phylicia Rashad, Jerry Mitchell, Maddie Baillio, Shanice Williams and More Celebrate SDCF's Mr. Abbott Award Honoree Kenny Leon
by Walter McBride - Mar 28, 2017

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), hosted its star-studded 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala honoring Kenny Leon at espace in New York City yesterday, March 27. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from the cocktail party below! (more...)

THE KING AND I to Dance Into Chicago This Summer; Tickets on Sale This Friday!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Broadway In Chicago has announced that individual tickets for the Chicago premiere of The Lincoln Center Theater Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I will go on sale Friday, March 31, 2017. (more...)

Lewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre to Cast a Spell with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The PLT brings to the stage one of Shakespeare's most popular romantic comedies, A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)

Parisian Multi-Instrumentalist FKJ Releases 'Why Are There Boundaries?' Video
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

After the release of his debut album, which earned comparisons to Frank Ocean and TA-KU, Parisian multi-instrumentalist FKJ is now debuting the video for lead single ¬ďWhy Are There Boundaries?¬Ē. (more...)

Locked Into Vacancy Entertainment to Host 2nd Annual FOOL'S BALL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Locked Into Vacancy Entertainment will host their spring fundraiser party, Fool's Ball, on Saturday, April 1st, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at the Globe Pub in Chicago. All proceeds will go towards the production costs of L.I.V.E. (more...)

BWW Feature: OCU to Host Inaugural Conference of 'Center for Excellence in Classical Theatre Training'
by Ronn Burton - Mar 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld sat down with Lance Marsh, Head of Performance at TheatreOCU and Conference Chair for the new Center for Excellence in Classical Theatre Training, to discuss their inaugural conference and the exciting future of the organization. (more...)

Pianist Lilya Zilberstein To Perform Grieg Piano Concerto With Santa Barbara Symphony, 4/15-16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Internationally renowned pianist Lilya Zilberstein will perform Edvard Grieg's dramatic and fiercely compelling Piano Concerto in A Minor with the Santa Barbara Symphony, under the baton of guest conductor Christian Arming, at the Granada Theatre on April 15 and 16. (more...)

Ancient & Epic Tales Named Finalist in INDIES Book of the Year Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

August House is pleased to announce that Foreword Reviews has selected Ancient and Epic Tales as a finalist for their Annual INDIES Book of the Year Awards for Children's Books. This prestigious award honors the top books published each year by independent presses other than the powerful Big Five publishing houses. The winners of the INDIES Book of the Year Awards will be announced on June 24th at the American Library Association (ALA) Conference in Chicago. (more...)

Opera Memphis presents American stories at Midtown Opera Festival
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 28, 2017

For the fifth year running, Opera Memphis will be in midtown for ten days of opera, concerts, parties, and more, including the reading of a first-of-its-kind collaboration with the US Army. Midtown Opera Festival takes place March 31-April 9 at Playhouse on the Square.   (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Presents Stefan Jackiw Performing Prokofiev Second Violin Concerto, 4/27-30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents a trio of works including Dvo?√°k's Eighth Symphony,¬†April 27¬Ė30¬†in Englewood and Newark. Violinist Stefan Jackiw, who earned critical acclaim for his 2015 NJSO debut, performs Prokofiev's Second Violin Concerto. (more...)

Trudy Carmichael's IMPROVISED ONE-WOMAN SHOW to Play The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Trudy Carmichael Presents' The Improvised One-Woman Show! on April 29th, 2017 at 7:00pm at The Duplex Cabaret Theater. (more...)

Guerilla Opera To Play Greatest Hits In Honor Of 10th Anniversary, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Guerilla Opera plays its greatest hits on¬†Tuesday, April 18, 2017¬†at its 10th¬†Anniversary Celebration in the OBERON at 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge, MA 02138!¬†Join your host Allegra Libonati, Stage Director of upcoming ¬ďPlay: the Game¬óor¬óGame: the Play¬Ē and Boston Lyric Opera's recent ¬ďThe Rakes Progress,¬Ē at¬†6:00pm¬†¬†for mingling, appetizers and a cash bar, and mezmerizing performances from Guerilla Opera's ¬ďrelentlesly inventive¬Ē ensemble. (more...)

Theatre at the Center Announces Cast for CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Cabaret, one of the great Broadway musicals of all time, begins previews at Theatre at the Center (TATC) in Munster on May 4 and opens on May 7 for a run that continues through June 4. (more...)

FilmRise Acquires Critically Acclaimed MARJORIE PRIME, Starring Jon Hamm
by Movies News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Film distributor FilmRise announced today that it has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to Michael Almereyda's critically acclaimed ¬ďMarjorie Prime,¬Ē starring Jon Hamm, Tim Robbins, Geena Davis, and Lois Smith. (more...)

Al Pacino & Robert De Niro Star In HEAT Arriving on Digital HD, Blu-ray & DVD 5/9
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Oscar¬ģ winners Al Pacino* and Robert De Niro** both drive one of the most powerful and complex crime dramas of all time - four-time Oscar nominee Michael Mann's*** 1995 classic HEAT, arriving in an all-new Director's Definitive Edition May 9 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 3/26/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 3/26/2017. (more...)

86th Annual Waa-Mu Show 'BEYOND BELIEF' Will Celebrate Everyday Heroes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

"Beyond Belief: a superhero story" will invite audiences to look for the extraordinary within themselves, when the 86th annual Waa-Mu Show opens April 28 at Northwestern University. (more...)

SPAMILTON Will Slay Broadway Blockbuster in Open-Ended Run in the Windy City
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Today, the producers of 'Spamilton,' the critically acclaimed parody of 'Hamilton,' will extend its Chicago production for an open-ended run at the Royal George Theatre (1641 N. Halsted). (more...)

Strawdog Theatre Company presents THE NIGHT SEASON
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Strawdog Theatre Company is proud to announce the third and final production in its 2016 - 2017 season, Rebecca Lenkiewicz's The Night Season, May 12  - June 24, directed by Elly Green, at The Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard. The performance schedule is Thursdays - Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. Previews are May 12 - 13, 18 - 19 at 8 p.m., May 14 and 21 at 4 p.m. The press opening is Monday, May 22 at 8 p.m. with a Board Night Saturday, May 20 at 8 p.m. with an open bar and appetizers. All performances have ground level access and are wheelchair accessible, with a special Access Project performance Sunday, June 4 at 4 p.m. with a touch tour at 2:45 p.m.* An industry performance is on Monday, June 5 at 8 p.m for $18. Preview tickets are $15 with regular run tickets $30, they may be ordered online at or by calling OvationTix toll-free: 866-811-4111. Subscriptions, group, rush, senior and student discounts are also available.  (more...)

The American Pops Orchestra Totally Celebrates the 80's in YOU SPIN ME 'ROUND on 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will conclude their all-star 2016-2017 season with You Spin Me 'Round: An 80's Dance Party on Friday, April 7 at 8:00 PM atThe George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium (730 21st Street NW, Washington, DC). Put on your dancing shoes and travel back in time to the era of neon, teased hair, and shoulder pads as the American Pops interpret the popular music of the 1980's. This "rad" original program combines DJ mixing, live orchestra, dancers, and hot vocalists to bring back favorite music of the 1980's in a whole new way. 80's inspired attire is encouraged. Our talented performers lead the party and will get you into the groove like it's 1989. Tickets to the show are on sale now at (more...)

GOLDISOCKS AND HER THREE BEARS Tell Fabulous Tales of Drag Queens, Bears, and Shade, Oh My!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Has this administration got you down? Tired of folks telling you which bathroom to use? LGBTQ friends rejoice - this show lets you exercise your rights as patriots to resist, stand up, and be counted (while looking fabulous doing it)! (more...)

New Philharmonic Honored as 2017 Professional Orchestra of the Year by the Illinois Council of Orchestras
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

New Philharmonic, under the direction of music director and conductor Kirk Muspratt, has been named recipient of the Illinois Council of Orchestras' 2017 ICO Award for Professional Orchestra of the Year. This award is in recognition of New Philharmonic's excellence in the field of music performance was adjudicated by a panel of judges drawn from the Illinois Council of Orchestras Board of Directors and independent professional conductors and musicians.  The award will be presented to Muspratt and New Philharmonic during the orchestra'sSaturday, April 8, 7:30 p.m. "Encore" concert at the McAninch Arts Center, where the orchestra is in residence. (more...)

University of Washington School of Drama Explores Sex and Gender in Sarah Ruhl and Virginia Woolf's ORLANDO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

The University of Washington School of Drama will present Sarah Ruhl's adaptation of Orlando by Virginia Woolf, directed by School of Drama Professor and CIVIC REP Artistic Director L. Zane Jones. The production runs April 28th - May 7th at the historic Glenn Hughes Penthouse Theatre on the University of Washington campus.  (more...)

HAMILTON Arrives in Historic Boston, Massachusetts Septmeber 2018
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Broadway In Boston has unveiled the upcoming 2017-2018 Lexus Broadway Season at its annual spring Announcement event this evening.  Eight theatrical productions take center stage at the Boston Opera House beginning next fall including the previously announced production of HAMILTON.  Over 1000 people from around the city gathered to celebrate today's announcement including Broadway In Boston's Season ticket holders, group leaders, arts and business leaders, city officials, partners from around the city, sponsors and the Boston media.  Highlights from the day included video messages from WAITRESS composer and six time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles, seven time Grammy Award winner Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan composers of ON YOUR FEET!, the cast of the National Tour of HAMILTON and live performances from cast members of FUN HOME, DISNEY'S ALADDIN, WAITRESS and LOVE NEVER DIES. (more...)

Comedy, Drama and All That Jazz: The Court Announces The Meridian Energy 2017/18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

The Court Theatre has announced its new season for 2017-2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lisa Kron's WELL at 1st Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

"This play is not about my mother and me," begins the character, Lisa. But, of course, it is about her mother, and her mother's extraordinary ability to heal a changing neighborhood, despite her inability to heal herself. The 1st Stage production of Well by Lisa Kron features Laura Artesi, Audrey Bertaux, Edward Christian, Marquis D. Gibson, Lolita Marie, and Elizabeth Pierotti. Michael Bloom directs the production at 1st Stage. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

New Anchors from Around the Country to Guest Co-Host CBS's THE TALK
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Throughout the week, news anchors from five CBS Stations around the country will serve as guest co-hosts of THE TALK. (more...)

Xiu Xiu Covers Mozart + More via New 7' From Cosmic Dreamer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Venice Beach label Cosmic Dreamer Music has curated a collaboration between experimental musician Xiu Xiu and visual artist Heidi Hahn to produce a limited edition 7¬Ē with intricate packaging, available April 7 (more...)

Andrea Fulton's ROOF-TOP JOY to Play Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Theater for the New City presents Andrea J. Fulton's one-act comedic drama Roof-Top Joy, directed by Ward Nixon for a three-weekend run, April 13-30. (more...)

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