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Based on the stories of Hugh Lofting

The classic tale of kindness to animals and animal kindnesses trots, crawls and flies onto the stage in a big Broadway-sized family musical. All of the characters (human and animal) we've come to love through the stories of Hugh Lofting and the magical movie musical are given new life in the stage version of Doctor Dolittle.


Photo Special: REMEMBERING: Geoffrey HolderPhoto Special: REMEMBERING: Geoffrey Holder
by Walter McBride - Oct 9, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Geoffrey Holder, the 1975 Tony Award -winning director and costume designer of The Wiz who died on Sunday at the age of 84. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory Friday, October 10th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. BroadwayWorld.com's Walter McBride has culled through his photo archives to present some images of the legend. (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights in Honor of Tony Winner Geoffrey HolderBroadway to Dim Lights in Honor of Tony Winner Geoffrey Holder
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Geoffrey Holder, the 1975 Tony Awarda -winning director and costume designer of The Wiz who died on Sunday at the age of 84. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory Friday, October 10th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Tony Winning 'WIZ' Director & Costume Designer Geoffrey Holder Dies at 84Tony Winning 'WIZ' Director & Costume Designer Geoffrey Holder Dies at 84
by TV News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

The New York Times reports that Tony Award-winning stage director and costume designer Geoffrey Holder has passed away at the age of 84. (more...)

Victoria Clark and Dee Hoty Join Vanessa Hudgens & More in Broadway-Bound GIGI!Victoria Clark and Dee Hoty Join Vanessa Hudgens & More in Broadway-Bound GIGI!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Complete principal casting has been announced for the new Broadway production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning film and stage musical, Gigi. Victoria Clark, who won a Tony Award for her luminous performance in The Light in the Piazza and was also Tony-nominated for Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella and Sister Act, will star as Mamita Alvarez. Dee Hoty, who has starred on Broadway in City of Angels, Me and My Girl and Mamma Mia! and is a three-time Tony Award nominee for The Will Rogers Follies, The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public and Footloose, will star as Aunt Alicia. Gigi also stars Vanessa Hudgens in the title role, two-time Tony Award-nominee Howard McGillin (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Anything Goes, The Phantom of the Opera) as Honore Lachaille, Corey Cott (Newsies) as Gaston Lachaille and Steffanie Leigh (Mary Poppins) as Liane d'Exelmans. (more...)

Jon Peterson's HE WROTE GOOD SONGS Comes to The Triad, 10/27Jon Peterson's HE WROTE GOOD SONGS Comes to The Triad, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Monday, October 27 at 9:00 pm there will be a special performance at State 72 / The Triad, 158 West 72 Street (just off Broadway). Written and performed by Jon Peterson, "He Wrote Good Songs" is the story of Anthony Newley, the legendary British actor, singer, song-writer, director. (more...)

Jon Peterson's HE WROTE GOOD SONGS to Play State 72/The Triad, 10/27Jon Peterson's HE WROTE GOOD SONGS to Play State 72/The Triad, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Monday, October 27 at 9:00 pm there will be a special performance at State 72 / The Triad, 158 West 72 Street (just off Broadway). Written and performed by Jon Peterson, 'He Wrote Good Songs' is the story of Anthony Newley, the legendary British actor, singer, song-writer, director. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: A Geoffrey Holder Celebration - THE WIZ, ANNIE, 7UP, James Bond & BeyondFLASH FRIDAY: A Geoffrey Holder Celebration - THE WIZ, ANNIE, 7UP, James Bond & Beyond
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 10, 2014

Today we celebrate the life of Tony Award-winning director, choreographer and artist Geoffrey Holder in honor of his death this week at the age of 84. (more...)

Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN Begins Tonight at Paper MillBroadway-Bound CAN-CAN Begins Tonight at Paper Mill
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse will open its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. Can-Can will play the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from tonight, October 1 through October 26, 2014. The official press opening night is Sunday, October 5, at 7:00pm. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Preview Kerry Ellis, Ben Forster and Louise Dearman in THE ROUTE TO HAPPINESS Album!STAGE TUBE: Preview Kerry Ellis, Ben Forster and Louise Dearman in THE ROUTE TO HAPPINESS Album!
by Stage Tube - Nov 27, 2014

Kerry Ellis, Ben Forster and Louise Dearman appear on the new recording of Alexander S. Bermange's three-person musical The Route To Happiness, which was embraced by critics and audiences alike during its run at London 's Landor Theatre last year. This album of the complete show includes new and reconceived material that BBC comic songwriter Bermange has created for the musical since its premiere production, and is produced by Mike Dixon, one of the UK 's foremost Musical Supervisors. (more...)

David Elder, Kathleen Monteleone, Dee Hoty, Ken Prymus and More Set for Pittsburgh CLO's 2014 Summer SeasonDavid Elder, Kathleen Monteleone, Dee Hoty, Ken Prymus and More Set for Pittsburgh CLO's 2014 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Pittsburgh CLO's 2014 Summer Season will be highlighted by incredible performances courtesy of Broadway stars, veterans of the stage and screen and Pittsburgh's finest local performers! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 5/25/2014Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/25/2014 for Philadelphia (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/25/2014Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 5/25/2014Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 5/25/2014Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 5/25/2014Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 5/25/2014Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 5/25/2014Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/18/2014Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 5/18/2014Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 5/18/2014Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

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Jessica Grove, Eric Kunze, Alan Mingo, Jr. and More to Lead Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID at TUTS; Glenn Casale to Direct!Jessica Grove, Eric Kunze, Alan Mingo, Jr. and More to Lead Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID at TUTS; Glenn Casale to Direct!
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) announces the cast and creative team for the Houston premiere of Disney's The Little Mermaid, based on the classic animated film of the same title. The musical will run June 13 - 29 in Hobby Center's Sarofim Hall and then play the Atlanta premiere at the Fabulous Fox Theatre from July 8 - 13. TUTS invites everyone to take a trip "under the sea" including all the familiar classic songs plus a few new ones along with a story that charms people of all ages! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 5/11/2014Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/11/2014Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 6/08/2014Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 6/08/2014
by BWW - Jun 8, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 6/08/2014Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 6/08/2014
by BWW - Jun 8, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 6/08/2014Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 6/08/2014
by BWW - Jun 8, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 6/08/2014Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 6/08/2014
by BWW - Jun 8, 2014

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Matthew Crowle, Kathryn Markey & More to Star in The Playhouse's YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, 6/17-28Matthew Crowle, Kathryn Markey & More to Star in The Playhouse's YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, 6/17-28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced casting for the production of the new Mel Brooks Broadway Young Frankenstein (June 17 - 28, 2014). Young Frankenstein features a book by three-time Tony Award-winner Mel Brooks and three-time Tony Award-winner Thomas Meehan and music and lyrics by Brooks. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 6/29/2014Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 6/29/2014
by BWW - Jun 29, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/29/2014Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/29/2014
by BWW - Jun 29, 2014

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Saint Michael's Playhouse to Present YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, 6/17-28Saint Michael's Playhouse to Present YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, 6/17-28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2014

Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the opening of the Playhouse's 2014 summer theater season with the new Mel Brooks Broadway Young Frankenstein (June 17 - 28, 2014). Young Frankenstein features a book by three-time Tony Award-winner Mel Brooks and three-time Tony Award-winner Thomas Meehan and music and lyrics by Brooks. Young Frankenstein, directed by Keith Andrews with music direction by Thomas Cleary, will feature Matthew Crowle as Dr. Frederick Frankenstein, Kathryn Markey as Frau Blucher, Christian Kohn as the Monster, Abby Lee as Elizabeth, Brett Figel as Igor, Ashley McKay as Inga, Bill Carmichael as Inspector Kemp/Hermit, and Zachary Pesner as Ziggy. The ensemble includes Eugenio Contenti, Shelby Davis, Danielle Diniz, Antoinette DiPietropolo, Ian Frazier, Christopher Holloway, Kate Kramitz, Kevin Metzger, Vincent Ortega, and Chelsey Whitelock. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 6/22/2014Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 6/22/2014
by BWW - Jun 22, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 6/22/2014Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 6/22/2014
by BWW - Jun 22, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/22/2014Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/22/2014
by BWW - Jun 22, 2014

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Saint Michael's Playhouse to Present YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, 6/17-28Saint Michael's Playhouse to Present YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, 6/17-28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the opening of the Playhouse's 2014 summer theater season with the new Mel Brooks Broadway Young Frankenstein (June 17 - 28, 2014). Young Frankenstein features a book by three-time Tony Award-winner Mel Brooks and three-time Tony Award-winner Thomas Meehan and music and lyrics by Brooks. Young Frankenstein, directed by Keith Andrews with music direction by Thomas Cleary, will feature Matthew Crowle as Dr. Frederick Frankenstein, Kathryn Markey as Frau Blucher, Christian Kohn as the Monster, Abby Lee as Elizabeth, Brett Figel as Igor, Ashley McKay as Inga, Bill Carmichael as Inspector Kemp/Hermit, and Zachary Pesner as Ziggy. The ensemble includes Eugenio Contenti, Shelby Davis, Danielle Diniz, Antoinette DiPietropolo, Ian Frazier, Christopher Holloway, Kate Kramitz, Kevin Metzger, Vincent Ortega, and Chelsey Whitelock. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 6/15/2014Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 6/15/2014
by BWW - Jun 15, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/15/2014Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/15/2014
by BWW - Jun 15, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 6/15/2014Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 6/15/2014
by BWW - Jun 15, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 6/15/2014Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 6/15/2014
by BWW - Jun 15, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 6/15/2014Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 6/15/2014
by BWW - Jun 15, 2014

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Jessica Grove, Eric Kunze, Alan Mingo, Jr. and More to Lead Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID at TUTS; Glenn Casale to Direct!Jessica Grove, Eric Kunze, Alan Mingo, Jr. and More to Lead Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID at TUTS; Glenn Casale to Direct!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) announces the cast and creative team for the Houston premiere of Disney's The Little Mermaid, based on the classic animated film of the same title. The musical will run June 13 - 29 in Hobby Center's Sarofim Hall and then play the Atlanta premiere at the Fabulous Fox Theatre from July 8 - 13. TUTS invites everyone to take a trip "under the sea" including all the familiar classic songs plus a few new ones along with a story that charms people of all ages! (more...)

Saint Michael's Playhouse to Present YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, 6/17-28Saint Michael's Playhouse to Present YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, 6/17-28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the opening of the Playhouse's 2014 summer theater season with the new Mel Brooks Broadway Young Frankenstein (June 17 - 28, 2014). Young Frankenstein features a book by three-time Tony Award-winner Mel Brooks and three-time Tony Award-winner Thomas Meehan and music and lyrics by Brooks. Young Frankenstein, directed by Keith Andrews with music direction by Thomas Cleary, will feature Matthew Crowle as Dr. Frederick Frankenstein, Kathryn Markey as Frau Blucher, Christian Kohn as the Monster, Abby Lee as Elizabeth, Brett Figel as Igor, Ashley McKay as Inga, Bill Carmichael as Inspector Kemp/Hermit, and Zachary Pesner as Ziggy. The ensemble includes Eugenio Contenti, Shelby Davis, Danielle Diniz, Antoinette DiPietropolo, Ian Frazier, Christopher Holloway, Kate Kramitz, Kevin Metzger, Vincent Ortega, and Chelsey Whitelock. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 6/01/2014Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 6/01/2014
by BWW - Jun 1, 2014

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THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Tour Revealed as Part of Theatre Under the Stars Season; Full Season Schedule AnnouncedTHE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Tour Revealed as Part of Theatre Under the Stars Season; Full Season Schedule Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2015

First spotted by eagle-eyed viewers on the BroadwayWorld.com Message Boards, a tour is shaping up as promised for a show that built up a large fan base but didn't have a long run on the Great White Way. (more...)

MSA Emerging Choreographers' Showcase to be Held 2/27MSA Emerging Choreographers' Showcase to be Held 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

McDonald/Selznick Associates presents the 2015 MSA Emerging Choreographers' Showcase on February 27, 2015 in New York City featuring the work of choreographers Al Blackstone, Adam Cates, Sean McKnight, and Rachelle Rak. Two performances will take place at the Ailey Citigroup Theater for an invited audience of producers, industry professionals, and guests. (more...)

Larry Grossman to Develop New Workshop of Snoopy! The Musical at Texas State; Hopkins to Direct, Cates ChoreographsLarry Grossman to Develop New Workshop of Snoopy! The Musical at Texas State; Hopkins to Direct, Cates Choreographs
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2015

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FLASH SPECIAL: A Richard Attenborough RemembranceFLASH SPECIAL: A Richard Attenborough Remembrance
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 25, 2014

Today we celebrate the life and career of legendary actor, producer and director Richard Attenborough in honor of his death this week at the age of 90. (more...)

Kelly Renee Armstrong, Ricardo Frederick Evans, John Lescault & More Set for Arena Stage's OUR WARKelly Renee Armstrong, Ricardo Frederick Evans, John Lescault & More Set for Arena Stage's OUR WAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

In a bold undertaking as part of the company's involvement with the multi-year, multi-city National Civil War Project, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has commissioned Our War, a dynamic new theatrical event and collection of short stories that explores-through diverse perspectives-the historical memory and present-day reverberations of the U.S. Civil War. (more...)

BREAKING NEWS: Kate Baldwin, Jason Danieley to Star in Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN Revival at Paper Mill; Full Cast AnnouncedBREAKING NEWS: Kate Baldwin, Jason Danieley to Star in Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN Revival at Paper Mill; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) is proud to open its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 8/10/2014Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 8/10/2014
by BWW - Aug 10, 2014

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