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237 West 51st St.

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Merlin was a musical based on a concept by popular illusionist Doug Henning and Barbara De Angelis, written by Richard Levinson and William Link, with music (and incidental music) written by Elmer Bernstein and lyrics by Don Black.



Merlin opened on Broadway at the Mark Hellinger Theatre on February 13, 1983 and closed on August 7, 1983 after 199 performances and 69 previews. It was directed by Ivan Reitman and choreographed by Christopher Chadman and Billy Wilson. The cast included Henning as Merlin, Chita Rivera as an evil sorceress and, in supporting roles, newcomer Nathan Lane and a young Christian Slater.


BWW Interview: Tony Nominees Nathaniel Parker, Lydia Leonard & Ben Miles Reveal Favorite Part of WOLF HALLBWW Interview: Tony Nominees Nathaniel Parker, Lydia Leonard & Ben Miles Reveal Favorite Part of WOLF HALL
by Richard Ridge - May 8, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for a filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge' sat down with 'Wolf Hall: Parts I and II' lead cast members Nathaniel Parker (King Henry VIII), Ben Miles (Thomas Cromwell), and Lydia Leonard (Anne Boleyn) to talk about the play and their careers. (more...)

VIDEO: Martin Short Performs 'Funeral Song' for DAVID LETTERMANVIDEO: Martin Short Performs 'Funeral Song' for DAVID LETTERMAN
by TV News Desk - May 7, 2015

Martin Short stopped by last night's LATE SHOW to say a musical goodbye to host David Letterman. (more...)

World Stage Premiere From BAFTA Winning Writer, Performed by Christopher Fairbank, Set for Birmingham Repertory TheatreWorld Stage Premiere From BAFTA Winning Writer, Performed by Christopher Fairbank, Set for Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

BAFTA Award-winning writer, Geoff Thompson's personal and haunting new play, The Pyramid Texts will be making its world stage premiere at Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 26 to 30 May. It will be performed by the prolific British actor, Christopher Fairbank and directed by twice Oliver Award-nominee, Michael Vale. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for LUNA GALE at Hampstead TheatreFull Cast Announced for LUNA GALE at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

Sharon Small, Corey Johnson and Rachel Redford will be joined by Alexander Arnold, Caroline Faber, Ed Hughes and Abigail Rose in the UK Premiere of Luna Gale, in a cast which features both outstanding established performers and exciting new talent.  (more...)

TONY FEVER! Parte 1: i Tony Awards 2015 e i candidati a 'migliore performance di un'attrice e di un attore protagonista'TONY FEVER! Parte 1: i Tony Awards 2015 e i candidati a 'migliore performance di un'attrice e di un attore protagonista'
by Valeria Venturelli - May 5, 2015

Pochi giorni fa (martedi 28 aprile, per l'esattezza), sono state finalmente annunciate le candidature ai Tony Awards 2015, premi che si terranno domenica 7 giugno al Radio City Music Hall (New York). Si tratta della sessantanovesima edizione dei premi che portano indelebile il nome di Antoinette Perry (da cui 'Tony'), attrice e leader dell'American Theatre Wing. I premi saranno presentati dal dinamico duo Alan Cumming ('Cabaret', 'Macbeth') e Kristin Chenoweth (nota soprattutto per aver interpretato il ruolo di Glinda nel cast originale di 'Wicked'). (more...)

Civic Theatre Sets Spring Season of Plays, Broadcasts & MoreCivic Theatre Sets Spring Season of Plays, Broadcasts & More
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

Civic Theatre of Allentown will continue its 2014-2015 season with nearly a dozen unique events. This spring, the Civic is your hub for entertainment and culture, with unique presentations on both stage and screen. This Spring, Civic will present events ranging from the visual arts ('Matitisse' From Tate Modern and Moma and 'Hermitage Revealed') to science and technology, from much-loved musicals ('Showboat') to staged re-imaginings of great novels- all from the comfort of the Civic's historic 19th Street theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: AMC Reveals All-New Trailer for New Drama Series HUMANSVIDEO: AMC Reveals All-New Trailer for New Drama Series HUMANS
by - May 29, 2015

AMC revealed an all-new trailer for the upcoming drama series HUMANS. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Behind-the-Scenes of FOLLIES with National Theater Institute Alum Ted ChapinBWW Exclusive: Behind-the-Scenes of FOLLIES with National Theater Institute Alum Ted Chapin
by National Theater Institute - May 26, 2015

The National Theater Institute includes a vibrant community of over 3,500 alumni. The many talents of these actors, writers, directors, and designers can be seen on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in films, television, London's West End, and at every major regional theater in the U.S. Today, in an excerpt from EVERYTHING WAS POSSIBLE: THE BIRTH OF THE MUSICAL FOLLIES, we hear from Ted Chapin (NTI Fall '70) who called his semester-away at NTI an 'extraordinary' 'experimental off-campus theater program.' (more...)

Gloucester Stage Launches 2015 Season With SWEET AND SADGloucester Stage Launches 2015 Season With SWEET AND SAD
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2015

Gloucester Stage kicks off the 36th season of producing professional theatre on Cape Ann with Richard Nelson's Sweet and Sad opening on May 28 and running through June 20 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. (more...)

In the Spotlight Series: Meet the 2015 Tony Nominees- Nathaniel ParkerIn the Spotlight Series: Meet the 2015 Tony Nominees- Nathaniel Parker
by Walter McBride - May 20, 2015

Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Throughout the month, we will continue our Tonys coverage by bringing you exclusive photos by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! Below, meet Nathaniel Parker, Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play nominee for Wolf Hall: Parts 1&2. (more...)

Company OnStage to Present EXCALIBURCompany OnStage to Present EXCALIBUR
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

            The grandeur of ancient British and Welsh legend and lore brought to life through the eyes of the fabled master of Wizardry and Wit, the Magical and Mysterious Merlin the Enchanter, who re-creates the exciting and dramatic story of how young Arthur came to be one of the most celebrated kings in history. (more...)

THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY to Play Greenwich TheatreTHE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY to Play Greenwich Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Greenwich actor Peter Craze is returning to Greenwich Theatre this month as director of the first stage adaptation of Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray since John Osborne's TV dramatisation in 1976. (more...)

Scoop: JURASSIC PARK on NBC - Friday, June 5, 2015Scoop: JURASSIC PARK on NBC - Friday, June 5, 2015
by TV Scoop - May 15, 2015

Get all the scoop on JURASSIC PARK, airing on NBC on Friday, June 5, 2015! (more...)

Candy Factory Films Launches 'Electric Candy';  Announces Release SlateCandy Factory Films Launches 'Electric Candy'; Announces Release Slate
by Movies News Desk - May 14, 2015

Candy Factory Films is proud to announce the first titles to be released under the Electric Candy name: Writer/Director Eddie Mullins' pre-apocalyptic comedy, 'Doomsdays,' (more...)

VIDEO: AMC Shares First Look at New Drama Series HUMANSVIDEO: AMC Shares First Look at New Drama Series HUMANS
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2015

AMC today announced its new eight-part drama series “Humans” will premiere Sunday, June 28th at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Kate Fleetwood Leads HIGH SOCIETY, Beginning Tonight at the Old VicKate Fleetwood Leads HIGH SOCIETY, Beginning Tonight at the Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

Cole Porter's classic feel-good musical HIGH SOCIETY comes to The Old Vic in a glittering new production staged in the round. Kate Fleetwood will star as socialite 'Tracy Lord' in the show, to be directed by Olivier-winning director and musical star Maria Friedman (Merrily We Roll Along). HIGH SOCIETY started previews April 30 with an official opening tonight, May 14, 2015. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

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ABC Officially Unveils 2015-16 Primetime Schedule!ABC Officially Unveils 2015-16 Primetime Schedule!
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2015

ABC continues its commitment to great storytelling with the announcement of its 2015-16 slate of programming, including the addition of 10 new series. Paul Lee, president, ABC Entertainment Group, will unveil the network's new lineup to the advertising and media communities this afternoon at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch John Stamos & More in New FOX Series Trailers!VIDEO: Watch John Stamos & More in New FOX Series Trailers!
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2015

Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs, Fox Television Group, today unveiled the FOX primetime slate for the 2015-2016 television season to the national advertising community (more...)

New A Cappella Reality Series SING IT! Among A&E's Upfront AnnouncementNew A Cappella Reality Series SING IT! Among A&E's Upfront Announcement
by TV News Desk - May 1, 2015

A+E Networks today held their annual Upfront presentation and party and made a number of significant programming announcements on new event series, new series, and new digital-only series. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

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by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and BroadwayWorld.com have partnered for a filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. On June 10 (6PM) please join us for a Conversations screening of LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: THE NANCE, Q&A with Nathan Lane?. Moderated by BroadwayWorld.com's Richard Ridge, the event will take place at The New School - Tishman Auditorium (63 Fifth Ave). (more...)

ROBRADY Design Builds a Better World with Four Green Good Design AwardsROBRADY Design Builds a Better World with Four Green Good Design Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

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Stephen Fry & More to Celebrate THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY's 125th AnniversaryStephen Fry & More to Celebrate THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY's 125th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

The St. James Studio has announced a series of talks and events taking place in conjunction with European Arts Company's new adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray, running from 15 to 20 June 2015, culminating in a gala performance of the production on Saturday 20 June, which will celebrate exactly 125 years since the publication of Oscar Wilde's famous novel. (more...)

Elizaveta, The Skivvies, KulturfestNYC Coming to Joe's Pub, 6/10-21Elizaveta, The Skivvies, KulturfestNYC Coming to Joe's Pub, 6/10-21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public just announced its upcoming performances, June 10-21, 2015. Visit us at www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows, or scroll down for more details! (more...)

James & Jack Fox to Lead West End Transfer of DEAR LUPINJames & Jack Fox to Lead West End Transfer of DEAR LUPIN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

Father and son James Fox and Jack Fox star in this brand new stage adaptation of the best-selling Sunday Times Humour Book of the Year Dear Lupin, Letters to a Wayward Son in which renowned journalist and author Roger Mortimer's brilliantly hilarious, often touching and always generous letters to his unruly son Charlie are now vividly brought to life. The production transfers to the Apollo Theatre following a successful UK tour, opening on 3 August, with previews from 30 July, and runs for a strictly limited season until 19 September. (more...)

Winners Announced for 27th Annual WA SCREEN AWARDSWinners Announced for 27th Annual WA SCREEN AWARDS
by Movies News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Over 500 filmmakers, celebrities, media and screen industry representatives turned out to celebrate the very best in Western Australian screen production at the 27th Annual WA Screen Awards (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Nathan Lane!BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Nathan Lane!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 28, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation followed a special screening of LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: THE NANCE, featuring Nathan Lane and moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

Laverne Cox Joins Madame Tussauds to Support San Francisco PRIDE WeekLaverne Cox Joins Madame Tussauds to Support San Francisco PRIDE Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

At today's San Francisco Pride press conference, Madame Tussauds San Francisco revealed their newest wax figure, Laverne Cox, celebrating her stance on equality and inclusion within the LGBT community. The reveal was accompanied by a surprise side-by-side appearance by the esteemed actress. (more...)

Theatre for Young America to Offer Three Theatre Arts Project Camps in JulyTheatre for Young America to Offer Three Theatre Arts Project Camps in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

Theatre for Young America presents three July Theatre Arts Project drama camps this summer for young people grades 4th through 12th grade. (more...)

ABC's ONCE UPON A TIME & THE MUPPETS Head to Comic Con PanelsABC's ONCE UPON A TIME & THE MUPPETS Head to Comic Con Panels
by TV News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

On Saturday, July 11, it's a day filled with magic as ABC's fan favorite, “Once Upon a Time,” returns to Comic-Con for its fifth consecutive year with a panel that will discuss the upcoming season (more...)

Capital Partners to Acquire Majority Stake in Stage EntertainmentCapital Partners to Acquire Majority Stake in Stage Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Capital Partners will acquire over 60% of the shares in Stage Entertainment, the international theatre production company founded by Joop van den Ende. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY, St James Theatre Studio, June 15 2015BWW Reviews: THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY, St James Theatre Studio, June 15 2015
by Gary Naylor - Jun 16, 2015

Gary Naylor sees a version of a classic that shows plenty of teeth that snarl as well as smile. (more...)

'ELEPHANT MAN' Star John Hurt Reveals Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis'ELEPHANT MAN' Star John Hurt Reveals Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis
by Movies News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

British actor John Hurt has revealed that he has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. (more...)

KulturfestNYC, The Skivvies, Dawn Landes & More Headed for Joe's Pub, 6/17-28KulturfestNYC, The Skivvies, Dawn Landes & More Headed for Joe's Pub, 6/17-28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming nightly performances running June 17-28, 2015. Scroll down for details, or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows. (more...)

Tony Winner & OLIVER! Star Ron Moody Dies at 91Tony Winner & OLIVER! Star Ron Moody Dies at 91
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 11, 2015

Variety reports that actor Ron Moody, perhaps best known for his role as 'Fagin' in the Charles Dickens novel adaptation OLIVER!, has passed away at the age of 91. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform DISTANT WORLDS Concert, 8/1Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra to Perform DISTANT WORLDS Concert, 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

PITTSBURGH – The official symphony concert world tour Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY arrives at Heinz Hall on Saturday, August 1 at 8 p.m. as part of the Summer with the Symphony series. (more...)

Oilgear Has Provided a Follow on Order for the MERLIN Solution From Memex Automation (TSX-V: OEE) Oilgear Has Provided a Follow on Order for the MERLIN Solution From Memex Automation (TSX-V: OEE)
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

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Liam Garrigan to Play King Arthur in ONCE UPON A TIMELiam Garrigan to Play King Arthur in ONCE UPON A TIME
by Sally Henry - Jul 5, 2015

Camelot has found its chosen king. (more...)

Beneath Every History, Another History! Meet the Full Cast of WOLF HALL: PARTS 1 & 2, Opening Tonight on BroadwayBeneath Every History, Another History! Meet the Full Cast of WOLF HALL: PARTS 1 & 2, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 9, 2015

The Broadway transfer of The Royal Shakespeare Company's Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2 began previews on March 20, 2015 at the Winter Garden Theatre, with an opening set for tonight, April 9, 2015. Scroll down to learn more about the cast, plus watch interviews with the company! (more...)

A&E to Premiere Original Scripted Drama Series DAMIEN, Based on 'The Omen'A&E to Premiere Original Scripted Drama Series DAMIEN, Based on 'The Omen'
by TV News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

A&E Network will premiere the new original scripted drama series, 'Damien.' The hour-long drama from Fox 21 Television Studios and executive producer Glen Mazzara is a follow-up to the classic horror film, The Omen. (more...)

Norbert Leo Butz, Josh Radnor to Star in New PBS Drama MERCY STREETNorbert Leo Butz, Josh Radnor to Star in New PBS Drama MERCY STREET
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Today, PBS announced that an award-winning cast and acclaimed television directors Roxann Dawson and Jeremy Webb will join its new Civil War-based drama, officially named MERCY STREET. (more...)

Road Theatre Company's THE OTHER PLACE Extends Through May 31Road Theatre Company's THE OTHER PLACE Extends Through May 31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

The Road Theatre Company and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce that the second show of its 2014-2015 season, the critically-acclaimed (LA Times' CRITICS CHOICE!) Los Angeles Premiere of THE OTHER PLACE, written by Sharr White and directed by Andre Barron and starring Sam Anderson, Taylor Gilbert, Dirk Etchison and Danielle Stephens is EXTENDING AGAIN - Now through SUNDAY, MAY 31st at the Road Theatre Company's second home, the Road on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood. (more...)

A&E to Premiere New Series Based on THE OMENA&E to Premiere New Series Based on THE OMEN
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

A&E Network will premiere the new original scripted drama series, 'Damien.' The hour-long drama from Fox 21 Television Studios and executive producer Glen Mazzara is a follow-up to the classic horror film, The Omen. Currently in production in Toronto, 'Damien' will premiere a 10-episode season on A&E, increased from the initial six-episode straight to series order. The announcement was made today by Rob Sharenow, Executive Vice President & General Manager, A&E and Lifetime. (more...)

Brewhouse Theatre & Arts Centre to Stage MERLIN'S APPRENTICE This Holiday SeasonBrewhouse Theatre & Arts Centre to Stage MERLIN'S APPRENTICE This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

The Brewhouse Theatre & Arts Centre is delighted to announce 2015's thrilling new family show for the Christmas season! (more...)

VIDEO: IT'S ONLY A PLAY's Nathan Lane Talks Pre-Fame Career & More on 'Live'VIDEO: IT'S ONLY A PLAY's Nathan Lane Talks Pre-Fame Career & More on 'Live'
by TV News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

IT'S ONLY A PLAY's Nathan Lane stopped by today's 'Live' and shared stories about the odd jobs he had in the beginning of his career. Check out the appearance below! (more...)

BWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with Company of WOLF HALLBWW Invite: Attend SAG Foundation Career Conversations with Company of WOLF HALL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for a filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. On April 17th, 2015 (2pm to 3:30pm), please join us for a career Conversations at The New School-Auditorium on 12th Street (66 West 12th Street), with Wolf Hall: Parts I and II lead cast members Nathaniel Parker (King Henry VIII), Ben Miles (Thomas Cromwell), Lydia Leonard (Anne Boleyn) and Director Jeremy Herrin and moderated by Broadway World's Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge!' (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Honors Nathan LaneBWW Exclusive: Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Honors Nathan Lane
by National Theater Institute - Apr 13, 2015

Nathan Lane has created a wide footprint on American stage, film, and television and encompasses the ethos of the Monte Cristo Award - artistic excellence and lifelong commitment to theater. (more...)

Scoop: SHREK THE THIRD on ABC - Saturday, May 2, 2015Scoop: SHREK THE THIRD on ABC - Saturday, May 2, 2015
by - Apr 13, 2015

Get all the scoop on SHREK THE THIRD, airing on ABC on Saturday, May 2, 2015! (more...)

Local Boys Cast as 'Tom of Warwick' in CAMELOT, Coming to Rodney Square This MonthLocal Boys Cast as 'Tom of Warwick' in CAMELOT, Coming to Rodney Square This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

?The Playhouse on Rodney Square is pleased to announce that Collin Jeffery, Luke Plunkett, and Sam Melba have been cast as "Tom of Warwick" in the upcoming Wilmington engagement of the 2014/2015 National Tour of Lerner & Loewe's CAMELOT at The Playhouse on Rodney Square. (more...)

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