Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

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Based on the novel by Anita Loos

FLASH FRIDAY: Jule Styne Jubilation! From FUNNY GIRL To GYPSY To PETER PAN & Beyond
by Pat Cerasaro - May 9, 2014

In honor of this weekend's sure-to-be spectacular BroadwayWorld special event EVERYTHING'S COMING UP BROADWAYWORLD.COM: A JULE STYNE TRIBUTE, today we honor the man behind the music for many of the greatest musicals of all time. (more...)

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Announces Cast of ANYTHING GOES: IN CONCERT, 5/9-10
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

Since its highly successful Broadway debut 80 years ago, Anything Goes has been revived multiple times and now receives a world premiere symphonic version with Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (ISO) and an all-star Broadway cast, Today, May 9 and Saturday, May 10, as part of the ISO's Printing Partners Pops Series at the Hilbert Circle Theatre. (more...)

Broadway's Megan Hilty on SMASH: 'I Felt I Had a Lot to Prove'
by TV News Desk - May 8, 2014

Broadway star Megan Hilty looks back on her experience on the NBC musical drama Smash (more...)

Julian Fleisher, Russell Taylor and More to Headline Joe's Pub, 5/7-18
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014

Joe's Pub has announced an exciting lineup of performances for May 7-18. From Everything's Coming Up BroadwayWorld.com - A Jules Styne Tribute, to Julian Fleisher, to Natalie Imani, there is sure to be something for everyone. Check up the full lineup below! (more...)

First Look At Official Poster For EVERYTHING'S COMING UP BROADWAYWORLD.COM: A JULE STYNE TRIBUTE!
by Pat Cerasaro - May 5, 2014

On Sunday, May 11th, 2014 at 7:00pm, BroadwayWorld.com will continue its 2014 concert series at legendary cabaret venue Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, hosting an all-star tribute concert and benefit celebrating the music of incomparable multi-award-winning composer Jule Styne, while also honoring Mother's Day and raising funds for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, and, today, we offer you a first glimpse at the eye-grabbing, elegant and evocative poster created by gifted designer Alex Botero. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Megan Hilty's Voice Soars at Kennedy Center's Intimate Terrace Theatre
by Jennifer Perry - May 4, 2014

The clamor for tickets was probably for good reason. Those that were lucky enough to obtain tickets were able to see how truly versatile a vocal performer she is and how she can really command a room with just her voice and natural charm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Megan Hilty Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 28, 2014

Having garnered acclaim for performances on stage and screen,Megan Hilty makes her Cafe Carlyle debut in a two-week engagement, now through June 7. She performs songs from the television show 'Smash,' in which she starred, as well as selections from American Songbook and jazz standards. Hilty is joined by Music Director Matt Cusson on piano, Brian Gallagher on guitar, Ryan Hoagland on percussion and Dennis Keefe on bass. (more...)

Megan Hilty Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut, Now thru 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Having garnered acclaim for performances on stage and screen, Megan Hilty makes her Cafe Carlyle debut in a two-week engagement, today, May 27 through June 7. She will perform songs from the television show 'Smash,' in which she starred, as well as selections from American Songbook and jazz standards. Hilty will be joined by Music Director Matt Cusson on piano, Brian Gallagher on guitar, Ryan Hoagland on percussion and Dennis Keefe on bass. (more...)

Cheyenne Jackson, Alexandra Silber and More Star in San Francisco Symphony's New Live Recording of WEST SIDE STORY; Set for Digital Release Today
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Beginning today, May 20, West Side Story will be available for an exclusive early download from iTunes.com/SFSymphony where it is now available for pre-order. (more...)

Megan Hilty Set for Barbara Cook's Spotlight Concert At Kennedy Center Tonight
by Pat Cerasaro - May 2, 2014

Popular Broadway headliner and recognizable TV star Megan Hilty brings her uniquely compelling concert repertoire to the hallowed Kennedy Center tonight as part of Barbara Cook's Spotlight series. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: APRIL 26 - MAY 2
by BWW Special Coverage - May 2, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include a look at this year's Tony nominees, the casts of VIOLET on Broadway and the UK's ROCK OF AGES tour, and a peek into CABARET's gypsy robe ceremony! (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Carol Channing & GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES
by Pat Cerasaro - May 15, 2014

Today we continue our new spotlight series on the best clips from the Golden Age of Broadway and beyond with a focus on the legendary Carol Channing and the Jule Styne musical Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. (more...)

Photo Coverage: EVERYTHING'S COMING UP BROADWAYWORLD.COM at Joe's Pub
by Walter McBride - May 14, 2014

On Sunday, BroadwayWorld produced an elegant and elaborate celebration all about the man behind the music for such legendary and unforgettable musicals as GYPSY, FUNNY GIRL, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, PETER PAN and many more - the incomparable Jule Styne - all to honor the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of America. It was an unforgettable night, as those in the audience and watching the livestream can attest, and we have already provided multiple exclusive and extensive looks behind the scenes (here and here) showcasing the sights and sounds of the night and the preparation for it, kicking off earlier this week with some fabulous photo sets provided by our esteemed team of photographers, and today we bring you an all access pass to view the onstage action, as well. BroadwayWorld's own Pat Cerasaro created and directed the evening, with expert musical direction provided by the superb Phil Hall. Without a doubt, the astonishing array of performers appearing truly could not have been more delightful or magnificent - both onstage and off - and the marvelous Styne melodies were grandly served by that stalwart collection of Broadway's best, performing hits such as 'Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend', 'Don't Rain On My Parade', 'People', 'Never Never Land' and more. (more...)

Daphne Rubin-Vega, Robin De Jesus and More Join Lance Horne in LIVE FROM GRAMERCY PARK Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

LIVE FROM GRAMERCY PARK at The Players with LANCE HORNE -- the new concert series dedicated to presenting the best music and theater stars along with dynamic rising talent -- will take place tonight, May 14 at 9:00 PM. (more...)

Megan Hilty to Make Cafe Carlyle Debut, 5/27-6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Having garnered acclaim for performances on stage and screen, Megan Hilty makes her Cafe Carlyle debut in a two-week engagement, May 27 through June 7. She will perform songs from the television show 'Smash,' in which she starred, as well as selections from American Songbook and jazz standards. Hilty will be joined by Music Director Matt Cusson on piano, Brian Gallagher on guitar, Ryan Hoagland on percussion and Dennis Keefe on bass. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Rehearsal of EVERYTHING'S COMING UP BROADWAYWORLD.COM at Joe's Pub
by Walter McBride - May 13, 2014

So, now, we share with you a look behind the scenes at the creative team and performers before they went onstage at the hallowed Joe's Pub for the fantastic show, EVERYTHING'S COMING UP BROADWAYWORLD.COM: A JULE STYNE TRIBUTE. Enjoy! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Backstage at EVERYTHING'S COMING UP BROADWAYWORLD.COM at Joe's Pub
by Linda Lenzi - May 12, 2014

Last night, BroadwayWorld produced an elegant and elaborate celebration all about the man behind the music for such legendary and unforgettable musicals as GYPSY, FUNNY GIRL, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, PETER PAN and many more - the incomparable Jule Styne - all to honor the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of America. (more...)

We're Live! Link Now Available To View Tonight's EVERYTHING'S COMING UP BROADWAYWORLD.COM: A JULE STYNE TRIBUTE
by Pat Cerasaro - May 11, 2014

On Sunday, May 11th, 2014 at 7:00pm, BroadwayWorld.com will continue its 2014 concert series at legendary cabaret venue Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, hosting an all-star tribute concert and benefit celebrating the music of incomparable multi-award-winning composer Jule Styne, while also honoring Mother's Day, raising funds for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. (more...)

Livestream Link Now Available For EVERYTHING'S COMING UP BROADWAYWORLD.COM: A JULE STYNE TRIBUTE
by Pat Cerasaro - May 10, 2014

On Sunday, May 11th, 2014 at 7:00pm, BroadwayWorld.com will continue its 2014 concert series at legendary cabaret venue Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, hosting an all-star tribute concert and benefit celebrating the music of incomparable multi-award-winning composer Jule Styne, while also honoring Mother's Day, raising funds for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. (more...)

Daphne Rubin-Vega, Robin De Jesus and More to Join Lance Horne in LIVE FROM GRAMERCY PARK, 5/14
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

LIVE FROM GRAMERCY PARK at The Players with LANCE HORNE -- the new concert series dedicated to presenting the best music and theater stars along with dynamic rising talent -- will take place on Wednesday, May 14 at 9:00 PM. (more...)

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents LUCK BE A LADY: MEGAN HILTY SINGS SINATRA AND MORE, 6/19-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

Seen in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," "Wicked" and "9 to 5" on Broadway and NBC's "Smash" and "Sean Saves the World," the multi-talented Megan Hilty brings her big voice and vivacious stage presence to the Heinz Hall stage for the final PNC Pops concert of the season, "Luck Be a Lady: Megan Hilty Sings Sinatra and More" on June 19-22. (more...)

Megan Hilty to Join PNC POPS for 'LUCK BE A LADY,' 6/19-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

Seen in 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,' 'Wicked' and '9 to 5' on Broadway and NBC's 'Smash' and 'Sean Saves the World,' the multi-talented Megan Hilty brings her big voice and vivacious stage presence to the Heinz Hall stage for the final PNC Pops concert of the season, 'Luck Be a Lady: Megan Hilty Sings Sinatra and More' on June 19-22. (more...)

Megan Hilty Teases Baby Names: 'We're Trying to Keep It Short'
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

In an interview with PEOPLE, Megan Hilty spoke about her pregnancy and revealed that she's narrowed down her list of baby names to three top contenders! (more...)

Jamie Ross & Jonathan C. Kaplan to Star in TriArts Sharon Playhouse's TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE, 7/3-6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

TriArts Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Simpkins and Managing Director Justin Ball, presents Mitch Albom's Tuesdays with Morrie from July 3-6 on Stage 2 in the Bok Gallery. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside the HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Gypsy Robe Ceremony
by Walter McBride - Jun 23, 2014

The company of Holler If Ya Hear Me just celebrated their opening with the Gypsy Robe ritual. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the event and brings you full photo coverage below! (more...)

Arlo Hill to Celebrate the Music of Frank Loesser at 54 Below, 7/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents ARLO HILL in I'VE BEEN IN LOVE BEFORE: THE SONGS AND STORIES OF FRANK LOESSER on Wednesday July 2nd. I'VE BEEN IN LOVE BEFORE goes behind the scenes with the man who wrote Guys & Dolls, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, 'Baby it's Cold Outside,' and much, much more. A brash college dropout journeys from the back rooms of the Tin Pan Alley to the silver screen of Hollywood to the Great White Way - and through two marriages, five Broadway shows, and over 700 songs of life and love. (more...)

'I'VE BEEN IN LOVE BEFORE' to Celebrate Songs of Frank Loesser at 54 Below with Arlo Hill and More, 7/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents ARLO HILL in I'VE BEEN IN LOVE BEFORE: THE SONGS AND STORIES OF FRANK LOESSER on Wednesday July 2nd. I'VE BEEN IN LOVE BEFORE goes behind the scenes with the man who wrote Guys & Dolls, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, 'Baby it's Cold Outside,' and much, much more. A brash college dropout journeys from the back rooms of the Tin Pan Alley to the silver screen of Hollywood to the Great White Way - and through two marriages, five Broadway shows, and over 700 songs of life and love. (more...)

Musical Theatre Guild Annoiunces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2014

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critic's Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, has announced an exciting quintet of shows to celebrate its nineteenth season of Broadway in Concert musicals. The MTG 2014-2015 season includes: SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS, TRIUMPH OF LOVE, THE GOLDEN APPLE, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and ROAD SHOW. (more...)

The Critical Press Announces Publication of Three New Books
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

RALEIGH, N.C., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The CriticalPress announces three new titles to join its list in 2015. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO's LEGALLY BLONDE Opens 6/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Do blondes really have more fun? Audiences will soon find out at Pittsburgh CLO's production of Legally Blonde The Musical, June 13-22 at the Benedum Center. This mega movie hit will be brought to life by a cast of Broadway's best and Pittsburgh CLO veterans. Watch as Elle Woods takes over the stage with her vivacious personality and a score sure to please. (more...)

Megan Hilty Sings SMASH, WICKED & More Broadway Showstoppers At BOSTON POPS FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR!
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 5, 2014

SMASH star, Broadway headliner and small screen standout Megan Hilty participated in the familiar annual Independence Day celebration BOSTON POPS FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR and reminded us why she is one of Broadway's best bombshells with some stupendous musical theatre showstoppers of all sorts - including tunes from SMASH, WICKED and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes! (more...)

EVERYTHING'S COMING UP ROSES, SIMPLY BARBRA, Joe Stilgoe and More Set for The Crazy Coqs, Sept 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The Crazy Coqs has announced its September 2014 schedule in Piccadilly, London. Details below! (more...)

Jamie Ross & Jonathan C. Kaplan Star in TriArts Sharon Playhouse's TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE, Now thru 7/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

TriArts Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Simpkins and Managing Director Justin Ball, presents Mitch Albom's Tuesdays with Morrie from July 3-6 on Stage 2 in the Bok Gallery. (more...)

CATS, Starring Elizabeth Stanley, Ken T. Prymus and More, Opens Tonight at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Jellicle cats come one, come all! Join the Jellicle Ball, today, July 18 through July 27 with Pittsburgh CLO's production of CATS! A talented company of felines will bring Andrew Lloyd Webber's mysterious masterpiece to life on the Benedum Center stage. (more...)

Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox to Lead the Cast of THE OLD FRIENDS at Houston's Alley Theatre, 8/15-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

The "Alley Theatre @ UH" season begins with Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote, Annalee Jefferies and Veanne Cox in award-winning Texas playwright Horton Foote's The Old Friends, a Southwestern premiere. (more...)

BCCM to Present NEW GIRL IN TOWN, 9/4-7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Bayou City Concert Musicals opens its 2014-15 season with the 1957 George Abbott musical version of Eugene O'Neill's Anna Christie, New Girl in Town, for five performances at the Heinen Theatre, 3517 Austin, September 4-7, 2014. The fully-staged concert musical production will mark the premiere of New Girl in Town in Houston. New Girl in Town was nominated for five Tony Awards in 1958 and won two...both for best performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical. (more...)

Academy Brings Hollywood Costume To Iconic Wilshire May Company Building
by Movies News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

This fall the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present the final showing of the groundbreaking multimedia exhibition Hollywood Costume in the historic Wilshire May Company building (more...)

Laura Griffith and Louis Hobson Star in 5th Avenue Theatre's A ROOM WITH A VIEW, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Love is blossoming in Seattle this spring when The 5th Avenue Theatre debuts the lush new musical, A Room with a View. Based on the E.M. Forster novel that inspired the Merchant Ivory film, this enchanting adaptation features a wonderfully rich score by Jeffrey Stock and a witty and moving book and additional lyrics by Marc Acito. This beguiling and intimate romantic comedy features a cast of Seattle's best-loved musical theater stars including Laura Griffith and Louis Hobson as Lucy and George. Directed by The 5th Avenue's David Armstrong, A Room with a View also features Patti Cohenour, Jadd Davis, Allen Fitzpatrick, Richard Gray, Suzy Hunt, Matt Owen, Will Reynolds, and Jenny Shotwell. (more...)

BWW Interviews: From WEST SIDE to MADISON COUNTY, Jessica Vosk 'Bridges' the Gap
by Erica Miner - Apr 30, 2014

Immensely gifted musically and dramatically, Jessica Vosk recently has experienced a wealth of shining moments on the stage. (more...)

Erin Markey, Reverend Billy, Mara Wilson, Villalobos Bros and More to Play Joe's Pub, Now thru 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its upcoming performances, April 30 - May 11, 2014. Details below! (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside the CABARET Gypsy Robe Ceremony!
by Walter McBride - Apr 28, 2014

The company of Cabaret just celebrated their opening with the Gypsy Robe ritual. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the event and brings you full photo coverage below! (more...)

Megan Hilty On SMASH Sex Scenes, GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES & NY Versus LA
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 27, 2014

Broadway crossover superstar and recognizable screen presence Megan Hilty touches upon a number of pertinent topics as part of a new interview in promotion of her upcoming participation in the NY Pops Birthday Gala salute to SMASH composers Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. (more...)

EVERYTHING'S COMING UP BROADWAYWORLD.COM: A JULE STYNE TRIBUTE Is Officially Sold Out!
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 27, 2014

On Sunday, May 11th, 2014 at 7:00pm, BroadwayWorld.com will continue its 2014 concert series at legendary cabaret venue Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, hosting an all-star tribute concert and benefit celebrating the music of incomparable multi-award-winning composer Jule Styne, while also honoring Mother's Day, raising funds for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 4/26-4/27/2014
by - Apr 27, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, April 27, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014. (more...)

Rita McKenzie Joins EVERYTHING'S COMING UP BROADWAYWORLD.COM: A JULE STYNE TRIBUTE
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 26, 2014

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce that recognizable TV and theatre actress and world renowned Ethel Merman tribute artist Rita McKenzie has joined the line-up of EVERYTHING'S COMING UP BROADWAYWORLD.COM: A JULE STYNE TRIBUTE. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside the VIOLET Gypsy Robe Ceremony!
by Walter McBride - Apr 25, 2014

The company of Violet just celebrated their opening with the Gypsy Robe ritual. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the event and brings you full photo coverage below! (more...)

Rebecca Luker, Howard McGillin, Mandy Gonzalez & More Set for 54 SINGS TIME AND AGAIN, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

54 BELOW announces the cast for their next big concert event '54 Sings Time and Again.' Playing for two performances only on May 11, the 7PM concert event will star Rebecca Luker (Phantom of the Opera, Sound of Music, Mary Poppins, Nine), Howard McGillin (Phantom of the Opera, She Loves Me, The Secret Garden), and Jessica Molaskey (Parade, Dream, Sunday in the Park with George). (more...)

SOUND OFF: GLEE's Outrageous Opening Night, FUNNY GIRL Style
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 23, 2014

'This place smells like barf!' exclaimed Sue Sylvester upon arriving in the Big Apple for the very first time. Yet, nothing came close to stinking in last night's Glee - actually, it was one of the most April fresh and Broadway-centric, blissfully entertaining episodes to date, all considered. FUNNY GIRL, too! Plus, BroadwayWorld got lovingly name-checked - again! (more...)

Malcolm Gets Replaces Allan Corduner in Encores! IRMA LA DOUCE; Runs May 7-11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Malcolm Gets will join Jennifer Bowles and Rob McClure in the New York City Center Encores! production of Irma La Douce, running for seven performances, May 7 - 11, 2014. Mr. Gets replaces Allan Corduner, who has had a scheduling conflict. The final production of the 2014 Encores! season will also feature Sam Bolen, Ben Crawford, Stephen DeRosa, Zachary James, Ken Krugman, and Chris Sullivan. Irma La Douce will be directed by John Doyle and choreographed by Chase Brock, with music direction by Rob Berman. Jack Viertel is Encores! Artistic Director. (more...)

Cheyenne Jackson, Alexandra Silber and More Star in San Francisco Symphony's New Live Recording of WEST SIDE STORY; Set for Digital Release 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) and the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) will release a new live recording of the first-ever concert performances of Leonard Bernstein's complete score for the musical West Side Story featuring a stellar Broadway cast including Cheyenne Jackson and Alexandra Silber, and the San Francisco Symphony Chorus, on June 10, 2014. (more...)

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