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Davenport Theatre- Mainstage (New York, NY)
354 West 45th Street

Schedule

One hour and 40 minutes, with one intermission

Mondays: 7:00pm
Tuesdays: 7:00pm
Wednesdays: 2:00pm
Fridays: 8:00pm
Saturdays: 2:00pm and 8:00pm
Sundays: 3:00pm and 7:00pm

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FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, the fall-down funny musical roast of Broadway that has picked up 9 Drama Desk Awards, a Special Tony, an Obie, a Lucille Lortel and Drama League Award, is back at last with a blast, and not a moment too soon. This New York sensation is coming to the Davenport Theatre with an all-new, fresh view of the highs and lows of recent seasons including Porgy and Bess, Anything Goes, Follies, Spiderman, Book of Mormon, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Once, and Death of a Salesman, and features outrageous costumes, hilarious rewrites of the songs you know, and dead-on impressions by an stellar cast! Whether you're a seasoned theatre-goer or new to Broadway, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY is your one-stop ticket to non-stop laughs.
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FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING! Cast Album Out TodayFORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING! Cast Album Out Today
by BWW News Desk - July 22, 2014

DRG Records celebrates the release of Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway: Comes Out Swinging! (2014 Un-Original Cast Album) which is produced by Grammy Award winner Hugh Fordin, and is available in stores and online today, July 22nd. To kick off the CD release, Barnes & Noble (150 East 86 Street) will host an in-store appearance and performance from 4pm - 6pm. This CD marks Forbidden Broadway's 12th cast recording with DRG Records. Featured on the album are cast members Carter Calvert, Scott Richard Foster, Mia Gentile and Marcus Stevens, with David Caldwell on piano. (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY's Marcus Stevens Visits Upper Darby Summer StageFORBIDDEN BROADWAY's Marcus Stevens Visits Upper Darby Summer Stage
by BWW News Desk - July 20, 2014

Marcus Stevens, presently starring in "Forbidden Broadway: Comes Out Swinging," made a special appearance in Drexel Hill, PA yesterday to meet the cast and enjoy his musical, "Elliot and the Magic Bed." Stevens wrote the book and lyrics for "Elliot" and Brian Lowdermilk, one half of the successful singer-songwriting duo, Kerrigan-Lowdermilk, composed the music and wrote the lyrics with Stevens. The musical was originally commissioned for Upper Darby Summer Stage in 2003. (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING to Celebrate Cast Recording at Barnes & Noble Next WeekFORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING to Celebrate Cast Recording at Barnes & Noble Next Week
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2014

DRG Records will kick off the release of Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway: Comes Out Swinging! (2014 Un-Original Cast Album), produced by Grammy Award winner Hugh Fordin, on Tuesday, July 22nd at Barnes & Noble (150 East 86 Street). There will be an in-store appearance and performance at 5pm. (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING! Cast Album Gets 7/22 ReleaseFORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING! Cast Album Gets 7/22 Release
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2014

DRG Records announces the release of Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway: Comes Out Swinging! (2014 Un-Original Cast Album) which is produced by Grammy Award winner Hugh Fordin, and available in stores and online July 22nd. To kick-off the CD release, Barnes & Noble (150 East 86 Street) will host an in-store appearance and performance from 4pm - 6pm. This CD marks Forbidden Broadway's 12th cast recording with DRG Records. Featured on the album are cast members Carter Calvert, Scott Richard Foster, Mia Gentile and Marcus Stevens, with David Caldwell on piano. (more...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING! to End Off-Broadway Run, July 20FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING! to End Off-Broadway Run, July 20
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2014

The producers of Gerard Alessandrini's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING! have announced final weeks. The show will end its run on July 20th at the Davenport Theatre (354 West 45th Street - between 8th and 9th Avenue). (more...)

Photo Flash: Tony Nominee Mary Bridget Davies Visits FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING!Photo Flash: Tony Nominee Mary Bridget Davies Visits FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Tony Award nominee Mary Bridget Davies recently stopped by Forbidden Broadway Comes Out Swinging and met the cast. Check out photos from her visit below! (more...)

Off-Broadway's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING! Receives Cast RecordingOff-Broadway's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING! Receives Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

The cast of Gerard Alessandrini's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING! records the original cast CD for DRG Records today at Avatar Studios. Produced by Hugh Fordin, the release date is soon to be announced. This CD marks Forbidden Broadway's 12th cast recording with DRG Records. Featured on the original cast recording are cast members Carter Calvert, Scott Richard Foster, Mia Gentile and Marcus Stevens, with David Caldwell on piano. The show is currently playing at the Davenport Theatre (354 West 45th Street - between 8th and 9th Avenues). Tickets can be purchased by calling Telecharge at (212) 239-6200 or by visiting www.telecharge.com. (more...)

BWW TV: ROCKY, ALADDIN & More Get Spoofed in FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGINGBWW TV: ROCKY, ALADDIN & More Get Spoofed in FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 6, 2014

The gloves are off! One of the most highly anticipated new shows of the season,Gerard Alessandrini's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING! opened Sunday night, May 4th at 7PM at the newly refurbished Davenport Theatre (354 West 45th Street - between 8th and 9th Avenue). This up-to-the-minute new edition includes Alessandrini's takes on Hedwig, Idina Menzel, Rocky, Cabaret, The Bridges of Madison County, Aladdin, Pippin, the turntable-less Les Miz, Motown, The Sound of Music Live!, Bullets Over Broadway, Kinky Boots and Matilda, among others. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Coverage: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING Celebrates Opening Night
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 5, 2014

The gloves are off! One of the most highly anticipated new shows of the season,Gerard Alessandrini's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING! opened last night, May 4th at 7PM at the newly refurbished Davenport Theatre (354 West 45th Street - between 8th and 9th Avenue). This up-to-the-minute new edition includes Alessandrini's takes on Hedwig, Idina Menzel, Rocky, Cabaret, The Bridges of Madison County, Aladdin, Pippin, the turntable-less Les Miz, Motown, The Sound of Music Live!, Bullets Over Broadway, Kinky Boots and Matilda, among others. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below!! (more...)

Review Roundup: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING!Review Roundup: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING!
by Review Roundups - May 5, 2014

Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

BWW Reviews:  FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING Attacks Corporate Theatre BlandnessBWW Reviews: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING Attacks Corporate Theatre Blandness
by Michael Dale - May 5, 2014

Gerard Alessandrini's latest is particularly hard on the quality of Broadway's current musicals. (more...)

 
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