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46th Street Theatre (New York, NY)
226 W.46th St.

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Based on the play Anna Christie by Eugene O'Neill


FINIAN'S RAINBOW, Starring Melissa Errico, Finds Full Company at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced full casting for FINIAN'S RAINBOW. (more...)

BWW Review: HELLDRIVERS OF DAYTONA Hits Too Many Speed Bumps
by Rachel Weinberg - Sep 13, 2016

Chicago, fasten your seat belts-the world premiere musical HELLDRIVERS OF DAYTONA has parked at the Royal George Theatre...and it's a bumpy, messy ride. Billed as a spoof of 1960s racing films, composer Berton Averre (known for 'My Sharona'), lyricist Rob Meurer, and book writer Mark Saltzman have developed a show that's entirely too on the nose. HELLDRIVERS lacks the satirical tone it seeks; instead, the first act replaces the sexual repression common in those 1960s movies with blatant, unoriginal sexual innuendoes and jokes in poor taste. Though conceived as an ironic take on the movies of that era, HELLDRIVERS feels overall cringe-worthy in the first act. The show shifts gears in the second act to focus more on sending up a number of great American musicals (and one Billy Joel song). The overall experience is erratic. (more...)

MEAN GIRLS Musical Coming to DC Next Fall!
by Alan Henry - Oct 3, 2016

Fans have been eagerly anticipating a MEAN GIRLS musical, which has been in development for several years. At the 10th Anniversary celebration of the comedy film, Fey and her husband, composer Jeff Richmond, said they were hoping MEAN GIRLS will hit the stage in time for -- or ahead of -- its 15th anniversary, which will be in 2019. It looks like that might happen, because a new, verified Mean Girls Twitter account has just announced some big news: (more...)

FINIAN'S RAINBOW, Starring Melissa Errico, Begins Tonight at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Irish Repertory Theatre presents FINIAN'S RAINBOW, directed and adapted by Charlotte Moore (Da). (more...)

Harold Prince Shares Wise Words on the Art of Producing for Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

There is perhaps no Broadway producer greater than Harold Prince, and he has some advice to share with producers everywhere. In Theatre Communications Group's American Theatre, Prince writes: (more...)

42nd Street Moon Announces Their NEW MOON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

San Francisco's leading musical theatre company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas as the 42nd Street Moon's new Executive Directors. Daren and Daniel will assume the leadership of all artistic and administrative operations of 42nd Street Moon as the company continues to enrich and embolden its mission as it continues to strengthen its position as a leader in the Bay Area performing arts community. (more...)

Pot of Gold! FINIAN'S RAINBOW, Starring Melissa Errico, Extends at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Irish Repertory Theatre announced today an extension of FINIAN'S RAINBOW, which will now run through December 31. Directed and adapted by Charlotte Moore (Da), FINIAN'S RAINBOW began previews on October 26, 2016, and officially opened November 6, 2016 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Melissa Errico, Ryan Silverman and More in FINIAN'S RAINBOW at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Irish Repertory Theatre presents FINIAN'S RAINBOW, directed and adapted by Charlotte Moore (Da), at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage. The production is currently in previews and officially opens on November 6, 2016, running through December 18. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

From DEAR EVAN HANSEN to INTO THE WOODS... Sing Along with the Talented Cast of PITCH PERFECT!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 26, 2016

DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt is not the only musical theater star to be featured in THE PITCH PERFECT franchise. Below, BWW takes a look at the musical careers of other talented cast members from the film! (more...)

Casey Nicholaw Set to Direct MEAN GIRLS Developmental Lab
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

According to a recent Equity audition notice, Casey Nicholaw will direct and choreograph the highly anticipated developmental lab of the Mean Girls musical.  (more...)

Sharing is Caring: A Short History of Tony Ties, Multiple Wins, and Split Performances on the Great White Way
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 6, 2017

This season, Manhattan Theatre Club stunned and excited theatregoers when it was announced that Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon, two of the most formidable females of stage and screen, would be returning to the boards in an unconventional new revival of Lillian Hellman's family drama, The Little Foxes. (more...)

BWW Blog: Jessica Gould - Why You Should Have a Voice Teacher
by Guest Blogger: Jessica Gould - May 26, 2016

One of the most important skills in musical theatre is singing. The need for the ability to sing in musical theatre is why most of my friends participate in choir, besides generally enjoying it. (more...)

Did You Know... Our Favorite Fun Facts About the 2017 Tony Nominees!
by Matt Tamanini - May 2, 2017

The 2017 Tony nominations were announced this morning. If you haven't checked them out yet, what are you waiting for?! CLICK HERE to check out a full list of this year's nominees, and HERE for reactions from the lucky few! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 14, 2017
by - May 14, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 14, 2016
by - May 14, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: When Will the MEAN GIRLS Musical Arrive? 'Whenever HAMILTON Closes,' Jokes Tina Fey
by Stage Tube - Mar 9, 2016

Tina Fey is as busy as ever, working on the third season of Netflix's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, CBS' The Kicker pilot, and various acting jobs, a CBS pilot. She just stopped by the Bravo Clubhouse, where she chatted with Watch What Happens Live's Andy Cohen about the status of her Mean Girls musical. During the interview she revealed that the show will feature a classic Broadway-style score, and none of the original movie cast. (more...)

NEW GIRL IN TOWN Makes its San Francisco Debut at 42nd Street Moon
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

San Francisco's acclaimed 42nd Street Moon has announced the San Francisco debut of Bob Merrill and George Abbott's New Girl in Town. (more...)

16th Annual Tribeca Film Festival Announces Lineup - 57 World Premieres, 40% Women Directed, Sports Themes and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

The 16th annual Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, today announced its lineup of 57 thought-provoking and diverse short films in competition, including 36 world premieres. The selected shorts, 40% of which were directed by women, and include filmmakers from every corner of the globe, were curated from a record 4,385 submissions. They will be presented in 10 distinct competition programs, consisting of five narrative, four documentary, and, for the second year, one animated program. In addition, there is the Sports Shorts program as part of the 11th annual Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival, sponsored by Mohegan Sun. The Shorts program, sponsored by Nutella Originals, is a part of the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, which runs April 19-30. (more...)

Byham Theater to Stage America's Original 'High School Musical' GREASE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

America's original 'high school musical' GREASE comes a rockin' and rollin' to the Byham Theater under the direction of Trey Compton, running April 21 - May 1, 2016. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 3/26/2017
by BWW - Mar 26, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/26/2017 for Los Angeles (more...)

Whoa, Mama! Meet the Full Cast of BRIGHT STAR, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 24, 2016

With direction by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie and choreography by Josh Rhodes, BRIGHT STAR began performances on February 25th and opens officially tonight, March 24th, 2016 at at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast and watch interviews with the company! (more...)

Joe Cassidy and Constantine Maroulis to Lead Gopnik & Shire's New Musical 'THE MOST BEAUTIFUL ROOM' at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre, under the director of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents the world premiere of The Most Beautiful Room in New York, a new musical with book and lyrics by Adam Gopnik and music by David Shire, directed by Edelstein. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 3/19/2017
by BWW - Mar 19, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/19/2017 for Los Angeles (more...)

Tina Fey's Update on Making a MEAN GIRLS Musical- 'We'd Still Love To'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

Tina Fey is as busy as ever, working on the third season of Netflix's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, CBS' The Kicker pilot, and various acting jobs, a CBS pilot, and according to a recent interview with Town & Country, she still wants to make Mean Girls the Musical happen. She told T&C: 'We'd still love to, if we can carve out some time.' (more...)

VIDEO: Hal Prince Chats with Andrew Lloyd Webber Live At the Other Palace!
by Stage Tube - Jun 15, 2017

Earlier this week, Live at The Other Palace streamed a conversation between Broadway legend Hal Prince and Andrew Lloyd Webber, who is currently represented by four shows on Broadway. Watch below as they chat about hits, flops, and everything Broadway! (more...)

BWW Interview: The New Girl In Town: Taylor Quick of THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at Goodspeed Musicals
by Kyle Christopher West - Jun 13, 2017

Taylor Quick moved to New York just nine short months ago, but she's already achieved the role of a lifetime: playing the title role in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE alongside some of New York's brightest stars. But, the young actress, who has family ties to the Great White Way, has neither lost her tenacious work ethic nor her adorable southern accent. Taylor and I chatted about how she booked this dream gig, and what working with a Tony Award-nominated director/choreographer has been like. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Sacramento - Week of 7/31/2016
by BWW - Jul 31, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/31/2016 for Sacramento (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Sacramento - Week of 7/24/2016
by BWW - Jul 24, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/24/2016 for Sacramento (more...)

Official: Jeremiah James and More Join Melissa Errico in Irish Rep's FINIAN'S RAINBOW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre announced today the new cast members joining FINIAN'S RAINBOW, which runs through January 29, 2017. (more...)

West End's Jeremiah James Joins Melissa Errico in FINIAN'S RAINBOW Tonight at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

New Year, new romance! West End star Jeremiah James is joining the cast of Irish Repertory Theatre's hit revival of FINIAN'S RAINBOW as 'Woody' opposite Melissa Errico, starting tonight, January 4, 2017. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera presents DAS BARBECU
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) will present Das Barbecu, a fast-paced and raucous retelling of Wagner's epic Ring cycle, on April 23at Jackson Street BBQ, and April 30 at Neon Boots Dancehall & Saloon. Five actors play over 30 roles in this comic take on opera's most spectacular saga, complete with mismatched lovers, a double shotgun wedding, and family feuds, all wrapped up in a Texas-sized heap of Wild West fun. Songs run the gamut from Broadway to Texas swing, from jazz to twangy country and western. Ticket prices include a BBQ feast and drink. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for dinner, with performances beginning at 7 p.m.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Linda Lavin Plays Her 'FIRST FAREWELL CONCERT' at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present Broadway and television actress Linda Lavin for two very special concerts on the historic stage this past week. The show, wryly entitled 'My First Farewell Concert,' is Lavin's personal story told in songs she loves. She performed favorites from the Great American/Brazilian/Yiddish Songbooks, with Billy Stritch at the piano, Steve Bakunas on drums, Ron Affif on guitar, Tom Hubbard on bass, and special guest Aaron Weinstein on violin. Songs included were 'You've Got Possibilities,' 'No More Blues,' and a medley of songs recorded by the late, great Bobby Short. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

BWW Review: UMPO MEAN GURLZ - Perfectly Wicked Entertainment!
by Gil Kaan - Feb 17, 2017

UMPO's continues its winning recipe for a raucous evening of laughs and musicality with its latest production THE UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL PARODY OF MEAN GURLZ. Take one part cult film favorite. Separate out the funny situations accenting them with witty, new lines. Add hit pop songs, repurposed to advance the original film plotline. And top it all off with a very talented, triple-threat cast. And what you have is a very tasty WOW! (more...)

The Journey of HAIRSPRAY- From Screen to Stage and Back Again!
by Jeffrey Kare - Dec 7, 2016

Tonight, America shall be introduced to the fourth incarnation of Hairspray. The first was the 1988 original film, the second was the 2002 Broadway musical, the third was its 2007 film adaptation, and now the 2016 live television production on NBC. Hairspray takes place in Baltimore, Maryland in the year 1962, where we meet a plump teenage girl named Tracy Turnblad, whose lifelong dream is to dance on the local TV dance program known as The Crony Collins Show. When Tracy wins a role on the show and becomes an overnight sensation, she luanches a campaign to intergrate the show. As a Welcome to the 60's, let's go back to beginning to learn the history of the property itself. (more...)

Masque Theatre Presents GREASE as a Festive Season Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The smash hit musical GREASE will be hitting the Masque Theatre stage this December. Presented by the Masque Theatre, GREASE will serve as a fundraiser for the community theatre, as well as providing some first-class holiday entertainment. (more...)

Burn Book on Broadway? MEAN GIRLS Musical Will Premiere in D.C. Next Fall
by Jessica Khan - Dec 30, 2016

Confirming earlier rumors (that's why her hair is so big - it's full of secrets!), the new MEAN GIRLS musical will be making its World Premiere at the National Theater in Washington, D.C. in Fall 2017. A spokesperson for the show just confirmed the timeline and venue to The New York Times. (more...)

So Fetch! Lindsay Lohan Gunning for MEAN GIRLS 2 with Tina Fey
by Movies News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

Just call her Cady Heron - Lindsay Lohan is gunning for MEAN GIRLS 2. Not the 2011 ABC Family sequel - but an official follow-up with the movie's original creator Tina Fey.  (more...)

Tony Nominated Choreographer, Robert Tucker, Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

On December 22nd, at 3:30 pacific time, choreographer, Robert Tucker passed away. Mr. Tucker was not only an integral piece of the Broadway community, but a Tony Award nominee for Shenandoah. He was the right hand to Bob Fosse and Jerome Robbins. (more...)

FINIAN'S RAINBOW, Starring Melissa Errico, Extends Again at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Due to unprecedented demand, Irish Repertory Theatre announced today a second extension of FINIAN'S RAINBOW, which will now run through January 29, 2017. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Sacramento - Week of 8/07/2016
by BWW - Aug 7, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/07/2016 for Sacramento (more...)

San Antonio Symphony to Kick Off Fiesta Pops Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

The San Antonio Symphony officially kicks off its Fiesta Pops weekend on Friday, April 15 at 6 p.m. with pre-event Fiesta activities at the Tobin Center River Walk Plaza. Activities include its inaugural Fiesta Medal Extravaganza encouraging locals to trade, sell or purchase Fiesta medals including the Symphony's official 2016 Fiesta medal. (more...)

BWW Review: NEW GIRL IN TOWN at 42nd Street Moon
by Harmony Wheeler - Apr 4, 2017

Based on playwright Eugene O'Neill's Anna Christie, Bob Merrill and George Abbott's New Girl in Town is a romance mixed with near-tragedy. Its title character's foggy past sets the ground for a beautiful story of redemption and hope, but vaudeville-style humor and dance still feel perfectly at home in this masterpiece of musical theatre. The unexpected treasure plays at 42nd Street Moon through April 16. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 4/24/2016
by BWW - Apr 24, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/24/2016 for Pittsburgh (more...)

Lambert High School to Groove with GREASE This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Take a trip back to the 1950's as the Acting Troupe of Lambert moves and grooves in Grease, the original high-school musical! (more...)

Byham Theater to Stage America's Original 'High School Musical' GREASE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

America's original 'high school musical' GREASE comes a rockin' and rollin' to the Byham Theater under the direction of Trey Compton, running April 21 - May 1, 2016. (more...)

Tina Fey Will Take Break from 'Kimmy Schmidt' to Work on MEAN GIRLS Musical!
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

At last night's Tribeca Film Festival, Tina Fey finally addressed the question on everyone's mind - will there be a musical stage adaptation of the hit 2004 film MEAN GIRLS? (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/02/2017
by BWW - Apr 2, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/02/2017 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 4/17/2016
by BWW - Apr 17, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/17/2016 for Pittsburgh (more...)

San Antonio Symphony Kicks Off Fiesta Pops Weekend Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

The San Antonio Symphony officially kicks off its Fiesta Pops weekend today, April 15 at 6 p.m. with pre-event Fiesta activities at the Tobin Center River Walk Plaza. Activities include its inaugural Fiesta Medal Extravaganza encouraging locals to trade, sell or purchase Fiesta medals including the Symphony's official 2016 Fiesta medal. (more...)

The Actors Fund to Fete Danny DeVito, Sally Field, Hal Prince and More at 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization that helps everyone in performing arts and entertainment in times of need, crisis or transition, will hold its Annual Gala on Monday, May 8, 2017. (more...)

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