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Broadhurst Theatre (New York, NY)
235 W. 44th St.

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Based on Kipps by H. G. Wells

A cockney shop clerk inherits money and is torn between his childhood sweetheart and society.



Book Quickly! HALF A SIXPENCE To Close This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

First presented at Chichester's Festival Theatre, last summer's hit 'Half a Sixpence' will play its final performance in London on Saturday 2 September, having extended its limited season twice. (more...)

Flash Sale: 26% Off Tickets For Hit Musical HALF A SIXPENCE
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Half a Sixpence, the hit musical adaptation of H.G. Wells's semi-autobiographical novel, is currently playing at the Noel Coward Theatre in London's West End. It stars Charlie Stemp as 'Arthur Kipps' and Devon-Elise Johnson as 'Ann Pornick' - alongside three times Olivier-nominated actor Ian Bartholomew as 'Chitterlow' and three times Olivier-nominated actress Emma Williams as 'Helen Walsingham'. Book tickets here from just £25 (more...)

Finalists Announced for Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year and Stiles + Drewe Prize Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Stephen Sondheim Society and Mercury Musical Developments today announce the 12 finalists for the annual West End Gala for The Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year and The Stiles + Drewe Prize. (more...)

Jason Manford, Savannah Stevenson, Emma Williams and More Set for Giggin4Good's SONGS4SOI Concert at Covent Garden
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The tenth Giggin4Good charity concert - Songs4Soi - will be presented at the Actors' Church, Covent Garden on May 28 featuring a stellar cast of vocalists, including TV presenter and actor, Jason Manford (Bigheads, The Nightly Show, The Producers), recent West End Glinda, Savannah Stevenson (Wicked, Aspects Of Love) and WhatsOnStage Award Winner and four time Olivier Award nominee Emma Williams (Half a Sixpence, Mrs Henderson Presents, Love Story, Zorro). (more...)

BWW Interview: Alex Bourne Talks West End ANNIE
by Marianka Swain - May 16, 2017

Actor Alex Bourne's past musical work ranges from Kiss Me, Kate to Chicago and We Will Rock You. After playing Daddy Warbucks on tour, he's now back in the role for the West End run of Annie, which begins previews at the Piccadilly Theatre on May 23. (more...)

Clive Rowe to Host 11th Annual Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year and 10th Anniversary of The Stiles and Drewe Prize
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The Stephen Sondheim Society and Mercury Musical Developments today announce the 11th annual West End Gala for The Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year and the 10th anniversary of The Stiles + Drewe Prize. (more...)

HILARY KNIGHT'S STAGE STRUCK WORLD Continues at Lincoln Center Library for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Hilary Knight, the well known and honored illustrator, special exhibition: "Hilary Knight's Stage Struck World" continues at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, 40 Lincoln Plaza (Broadway bet. 63rd & 65th Streets). (more...)

WEST END BAKE OFF Announces Arlene Phillips, Dame Barbara Windsor, and Janie Dee as Judges
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Today, West End Bake Off, in aid of theatrical charity Acting for Others, announces Dame Barbara Windsor will return to the judging panel for a third year alongside first time Bake Off judges Arlene Phillips and Janie Dee. The third annual West End Bake Off will take place at The Actor's Church St Pauls on Saturday 20 May. (more...)

20 At 20: Find Ticket Offers For Major London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Mar 6, 2017

This month, find great ticket offers on major London shows - we've got 20 productions with tickets at or under £20! (more...)

The Watermill Theatre Announces Cast of TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Artistic and Executive Director, Paul Hart today announces the company for his new production of Twelfth Night continuing The Watermill Theatre's bold, ensemble driven approach to Shakespeare. Twelfth Night runs from 6 April to 6 May and in repertoire with Hart's 2016 production of Romeo + Juliet from 18 to 22 July. Both productions will tour nationally from Tuesday 16 May to Thursday 3 August (more...)

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Makes History in 2017 Olivier Awards Nominations; GROUNDHOG DAY Leads Musical Noms
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Today, past winners Denise Gough and Matt Henry announced the nominations for the Olivier Awards 2017 with Mastercard, the most prestigious event in the UK's theatrical calendar. The 2017 awards are set to be the biggest yet, as they make their debut at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 9 April. (more...)

GROUNDHOG DAY and DREAMGIRLS Among Winners of Also Recognised Awards 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Several shows in the running for this year's Olivier Awards, announced next Sunday 9 April, are also recognised this week in the third-annual Also Recognised Awards - in some notably different categories. (more...)

FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE Returns to London in Brand New Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Underbelly Productions have today confirmed that a brand new production of Clarke Peters' Olivier Award-winning and Tony-Award nominated musical, Five Guys Named Moe, will open in September 2017 in a brand new pop-up theatre for London in Marble Arch. (more...)

TodayTix Presents The Curtain Up Show's Olivier Awards 2017 Special
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The Curtain Up Show on Resonance FM returns to the heart of London's West End on Friday 7 April for a live Olivier Awards 2017 Special in association with TodayTix! (more...)

1812 Productions to Present Marc Camoletti's HAPPY BIRTHDAY Farce
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

1812 Productions, Philadelphia's all comedy theatre company, will present the Philadelphia premiere of Marc Camoletti's raucous farce Happy Birthday. (more...)

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Comes to Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Bill Kenwright presents the highly anticipated first ever UK tour of the Tony and Olivier award winning LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, which opens at New Oxford Theatre on Thursday 5th January. (more...)

Richard Booth, Farrell Cox, and More Announced for ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Les Enfants Terribles and ebp in association with Creature of London are delighted to announce the cast of "ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND" which returns to The Vaults at Waterloo from 15 April 2017. (more...)

SON OF A PREACHER MAN comes to Edinburgh's Festival Theatre
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Mar 17, 2017

Son of a Preacher Man, a heart-warming new musical featuring the soulful music of Dusty Springfield, with a book by Warner Brown and directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood, embarks on a national tour starting at Bromley's Churchill Theatre from Monday 4 September 2017, with dates at King's Theatre Edinburgh, 17-21 October. (more...)

23 West End Stars and Popular British Personalities Unite for New Album
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

A star-studded line-up of leading British musical theatre artists and much-loved celebrities have joined forces to record a double album celebrating the comedic songs of award-winning composer and lyricist Alexander S. Bermange. (more...)

New Musical SON OF A PREACHER MAN to Tour the UK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Son of a Preacher Man, a heart-warming new musical featuring the soulful music of Dusty Springfield, with a book by Warner Brown and directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood, embarks on a national tour starting at Bromley's Churchill Theatre from Monday 4 September 2017. (more...)

HAMILTON MIXTAPE, KINKY BOOTS and WAITRESS Win Curtain Up Show Album of the Year 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

With over 13,000 votes cast, the winners have today been for The Curtain Up Show Album of the Year 2016 in association with TodayTix. (more...)

Photo Flash: LA CAGE AUX FOLLES UK Tour Opens Tonight at New Oxford Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Bill Kenwright presents the highly anticipated first ever UK tour of the Tony and Olivier award winning LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, which opens at New Oxford Theatre tonight 5th January. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the stars in costume! (more...)

Limelight Theatre presents Comic Tale Behind Legendary Film
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Daring, desperate and damn funny - a behind-the-scenes look at the filming of Gone With The Wind, and some of the problems encountered, form the basis of Limelight Theatre's first production of 2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ian Bartholomew Talks HALF A SIXPENCE
by Marianka Swain - Jan 26, 2017

Actor Ian Bartholomew's work ranges from Mrs Henderson Presents and Shakespeare in Love to Radio Times and Into the Woods. He's currently starring as eccentric playwright Chitterlow in West End hit Half a Sixpence. (more...)

Bernadette Peters, Norm Lewis and More to Honor Cameron Mackintosh at Signature's Sondheim Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

On March 20, 2017, Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre will honor legendary Broadway producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh (The Phantom of the Opera, Cats, Les Misérables) with the company's eighth Stephen Sondheim Award. (more...)

Flash, Bang! HALF A SIXPENCE Extends Again in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Cameron Mackintosh has announced that booking for the Cameron Mackintosh and Chichester Festival Theatre production of 'Half a Sixpence' at the Noel Coward Theatre has been extended for a second time to 2 September 2017. (more...)

2016 BWW UK/West End Awards Winners Announced - GROUNDHOG DAY, Ian McKellen and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 11, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 West End winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

Simon Lipkin and Vikki Stone to Host 17th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

WhatsOnStage today announce that Simon Lipkin and Vikki Stone will present the 17th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards in the sold-out concert at the Prince of Wales Theatre on 19 February. (more...)

CABARET Tour Says 'Willkommen' to New Sally Bowles and Emcee
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced new casting for the national tour of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET. (more...)

Shortlists Announced, Voting Open for 2017 Also Recognised Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Shortlists for the third annual Also Recognised Awards have been announced by MyTheatreMates, founded by Mark Shenton and Terri Paddock. These audience-voted industry accolades celebrate talent in fields often overlooked by other award bodies. Voting is now open for all categories and closes on Sunday 26th March 2017. Cast your vote at www.mytheatremates.com/AlsoRecognisedAwards-2017! (more...)

BWW Review: THE GIRLS, Phoenix Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Feb 22, 2017

Tim Firth can't keep away from the Calendar Girls. Following the 2003 film and 2008 play, he's back again adapting the real-life story of Yorkshire WI heroines stripping off for a charity calendar after one of their number loses her husband to cancer - this time in a musical adaptation with Gary Barlow. (more...)

Photo Flash: Amber Riley, Billie Piper & More At WhatsOnStage Awards
by Marianka Swain - Feb 20, 2017

Last night, winners were announced at London's Prince of Wales Theatre for the 17th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards, celebrating the best of the UK's theatre over the past year, as voted for by the audience. (more...)

HONK! THE MUSICAL Returns to London this Easter
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

This Easter, Honk! the musical returns to London in a brand-new, actor-musician egg-stravaganza, filled with puppetry, magic and illusions. And water guns! (more...)

Community Spirit and a Great Show at the WhatsOnStage Awards
by Debbie Gilpin - Feb 20, 2017

Awards season is in full swing now, so this weekend was the turn of the 17th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards. Held at the Prince of Wales Theatre, it prides itself on being the only event where winners are voted for exclusively by theatregoers. (more...)

CURSED CHILD Wins Record Eight Prizes At 17th WhatsOnStage Awards
by Marianka Swain - Feb 19, 2017

The winners were announced this evening at the Prince of Wales Theatre for the 17th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards, presented by Simon Lipkin and Vikki Stone, celebrating the best of the UK's theatre over the past year, as voted for by the audience. (more...)


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BWW Interview: Joe Aaron Reid Talks London's IN THE HEIGHTS and DREAMGIRLS
by Marianka Swain - Feb 14, 2017

American actor Joe Aaron Reid's Broadway credits include If/Then, Chicago and Curtains. In London, he starred as Benny in In the Heights and is currently playing Curtis in the hit West End revival of Dreamgirls. (more...)

Royal Shakespeare Company Announces Winter 2017 Season And Launches New Talent Development Opportunities
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

RSC Artistic Director, Gregory Doran, announces today the winter 2017 season in Stratford-upon-Avon and reveals plans for RSC Next Generation, a new long-term talent development programme to give up to 100 young people each year from disadvantaged backgrounds the chance to develop a career in the theatre. (more...)


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West End Leading Lady Marti Webb Comes to Canterbury Next Month in The First Tour of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Marti Webb will join John Partridge and Adrian Zmed in the multi-award-winning musical, written by Harvey Fierstein and Jerry Herman, and based on the 1973 French play of the same name by Jean Poiret. (more...)

Wolverhampton Musical Comedy Company Are Set To Shake Up The Grand With Elvis Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Wolverhampton Musical Comedy Company (MUSCOM) will return to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre next year with a musical based on the hits of 'The King' himself, Elvis Presley. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at the Stars of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Bill Kenwright presents the highly anticipated first ever UK tour of the Tony and Olivier award winning LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, which opens at New Oxford Theatre on Thursday 5th January. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the stars in costume! (more...)

On the Red Carpet and Behind the Scenes at the Olivier Awards 2017
by Debbie Gilpin - Apr 9, 2017

The sun and stars were out at the same time this afternoon as London's theatre community descended upon the Royal Albert Hall for this year's Olivier Awards. With excitement high, the nominees, presenters and guests were all keen to share their hopes and predictions for the evening ahead. (more...)

Olivier Awards 2017 - Full List Of Nominees and Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

Here's a full list of Olivier Award nominees and winners - updating LIVE (more...)

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Hosts Free Exhibit 'Hilary Knight's Stage Struck World'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Hilary Knight, the well known and honored illustrator, will have a special exhibition: "Hilary Knight's Stage Struck World" beginning April 25th at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, 40 Lincoln Plaza (Broadway bet 63rd & 65th Streets). (more...)

Hilary Knight's STAGE STRUCK WORLD Special Exhibit Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Hilary Knight, the well known and honored illustrator, will have a special exhibition: "Hilary Knight's Stage Struck World" begins today, Tuesday, April 25th at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, 40 Lincoln Plaza (Broadway bet 63rd & 65th Streets). (more...)

DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE to Samba Into Ruth Eckerd Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Ruth Eckerd Hall presents Broadway's Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage on Friday, May 5 at 8 pm, Saturday, May 6 at 2 & 8 pm and Sunday, May 7 at 2 & 7 pm. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

West End's Sabrina Aloueche, Bethany Huckle, Idriss Kargbo and More Set for Quite Good Theatre's SOME PEOPLE SINGING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

New production company Quite Good Theatre has announced the lineup for their first event of 2017, Some People Singing. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 1, 2017
by - Apr 1, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: Stiles and Drewe's HONK! Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Return to London
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2017

This Easter, Honk! the musical returns to London in a brand-new, actor-musician egg-stravaganza, filled with puppetry, magic and illusions. And water guns! (more...)

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