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Martin Beck Theatre (New York, NY)
302 W. 45th St.

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Freely adapted from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Nothing is as thrilling on the stage as a well-crafted tale, and Oliver! is just such a show. Based on the Dickens novel, it engages with its pathos and drama, while delighting everyone with the musical numbers "Food, Glorious Food," "I'd Do Anything," "Where is Love?," "Consider Yourself," "As Long As He Needs Me," and "Who Will Buy." Dickens' characters are brought to life-perhaps larger than life-with all their facets glowing in this production.

Don't Feed the Plants! Actor's Express Announces LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Actor's Express will stage the off-Broadway hit Little Shop of Horrors this summer, July 15 - August 20, 2017. Originally heralded "a fiendish musical creature feature" by the New York Times, the cult classic will follow up on past summer hits Company, Rent and The Rocky Horror Show. (more...)

NY Public Library's Dance Collections Manager Arlene Yu on Sono Osato and the Arrival of the Ballet Girl on Broadway!
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Jun 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Arlene Yu, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Dance Collections Manager, on: Sono Osato and the Arrival of the Ballet Girl on Broadway! (more...)

BWW Review: BLONDEL THE MUSICAL, Union Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Jun 28, 2017

Blondel The Musical has elements of pantomime and elements of the real punch of musical theatre in a show that works well only intermittently. (more...)

ELVIS EVERYWHERE Premiere and More Set for Week 4 of American Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The American Dance Festival (ADF) has announced its lineup for Week 4! (more...)

City Parks Foundation Announces SummerStage Concert Featuring Renowned Cuban Artist Silvio Rodr'guez for his first visit to New York City in seven years
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017


Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Announces Full Casting for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre has today announced completed casting for Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar, which returns to the theatre from 11 August in an extended run through to 23 September 2017. (more...)

BALLETNOW Will Showcase 24 Dance Superstars in Iconic and Contemporary Dance Favorites
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

As The Music Center wraps up its 14th season of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, Angelenos have the opportunity to see some of the world's finest dancers perform a mix of iconic ballets and new pieces in The Music Center's BalletNOW.  Following the popularity of the first BalletNOW in 2015, The Music Center commissioned this highly innovative three-performance program, featuring international ballet sensation and New York City Ballet Principal Tiler Peck as curator.  Peck created a mixed repertory to highlight the versatility and athleticism of today's ballet dancers including pieces that pair classical dancers with their contemporaries in other dance genres.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at KING KONG Parody at The Vaults
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Meet the cast with the first production photos released for the world premiere of King Kong, which is bringing terror - and laughter - to The Vaults tunnels underneath London's Waterloo Station! (more...)

by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Comedy Central is expanding THE BONFIRE WITH BIG JAY OAKERSON AND DAN SODER from two shows per week to four. The daily show will now stream Monday through Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET on SiriusXM's Comedy Central Radio (channel 95) starting this week. (more...)

Fat Cat Creatives Present PEEPSHOW at Canal Cafe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Peepshow is the story of seven little lives in one large city… (more...)

It's Back to the '90s in New Netflix Series EVERYTHING SUCKS!
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Netflix, the world's leading internet TV network, has ordered ten episodes of EVERYTHING SUCKS! A quirky, funny coming of age story that follows two groups of high school misfits, Everything Sucks! follows an A/V club and a Drama club who collide in 1996 Oregon. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Tour of WAIT UNTIL DARK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Graeme Brookes and Tim Treloar will play Croker and Roat respectively in Frederick Knott's thriller, WAIT UNTIL DARK. They join the previously announced Jack Ellis as Mike, Karina Jones as Susy and Oliver Mellor as Sam Henderson. Shannon Rewcroft and Thomas McCarron complete the cast as Gloria and Policeman. (more...)

Scoop: AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE on ABC - Tuesday, July 11, 2017
by - Jun 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE , airing on ABC on Tuesday, July 11, 2017! (more...)

Book Now For EVITA In The West End
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The story of an ordinary woman's meteoric rise to power at a time of extraordinary political unrest, Evita is set to captivate West End audiences again as it makes a much anticipated return to London, playing 12 weeks at the Phoenix Theatre from 28 July to 14 October 2017. Book tickets here! (more...)

BWW Review: This is No Hearsay, THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL at the Stratford Festival is a Hit!
by Lauren Gienow - Jun 26, 2017

Stratford Festival's Artistic Director, Antoni Cimolino is directing one production this season and it is Richard Brinsley Sheridan's THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL. Mounted on the Avon Theatre stage, this production boasts a fabulous company and a commentary on society that is far from outdated. (more...)

Josh Blue, Brad Williams & Dan Soder Available in Comedy Works Studio this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Josh Blue, Brad Williams & Dan Soder are available in studio this week. Josh Blue available in studio Wednesday, Brad Williams available in studio Thursday, and Dan Soder available in studio Friday. (more...)

VIDEO: John Oliver Takes Aim at Anti-Vaccine Supporters
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Presenting a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events, as well as addressing broader issues, the Emmy®-winning LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER continues its fourth season SUNDAY, JUNE 25 (more...)

SOUND OF MUSIC Touring Nuns to Sing SWEENEY TODD in D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Exeunt Productions in association with La Ti Do Productions present concert selections from Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street at Penn Social on Thursday, June 29th at 11:30pm. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A - Zsa Zsa and Me
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 26, 2017

BWW speaks to the creators of 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show Zsa Zsa and Me. (more...)

BWW Review: Superb Performances Mark Beautifully Poetic THE PRIDE at The Wallis
by Michael Quintos - Jun 26, 2017

Fittingly, as most of the world celebrates Gay Pride month, the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills is presenting an absorbing, beautifully-poetic production of playwright Alexi Kaye Campbell's drama THE PRIDE, which continues its Los Angeles-area premiere through July 9, 2017. Highly-stylized yet riveting and universally approachable, this new production of the play that originated in the UK features a superb cast smartly directed by the Wallis' Artist-in-Residence Michael Arden. (more...)

Nat Geo Announces Free Streaming Release of Documentary FROM THE ASHES
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

In the wake of President Trump's controversial decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement and its imminent consequences on climate change, National Geographic Documentary Films announced today it would make the highly acclaimed coal documentary FROM THE ASHES available for free across several streaming and video on demand platforms. (more...)

Sprite Drops Its First-Ever Music Video for Vince Staples' New Single "Rain Come Down"
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

In 1986, Sprite became one of the first brands to tap into hip-hop culture. In the years since, the brand has collaborated with a variety of artists in dozens of programs and advertising campaigns. Now, fresh off announcing the Summer Sprite Cold Lyrics Series, Sprite is unveiling another brand 'first' as part of its summer campaign: a full-length music video for Sprite endorser Vince Staples. (more...)

Mermaids and Oddities Take the Stage in CRAVE BLUE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

A mermaid exhibition. A strange lake in the middle of West Texas. Ice cream in multiple flavors. MouthRadio presents Crave Blue, a new play by Sarah Loucks, directed by Ann Marie Dorr. Part roadside attraction, part dark comedy, Crave Blue follows a group of West Texas women who dress up as mermaids to pay the bills. Conspiracy and desire collide when a man claims to see a real life mermaid in the lake. As tourists pollute the town, three minimum-wage mermaids must risk everything to uncover the secrets within the lake, and the secrets within each other. (more...)

KINGS & QUEENS OF COMEDY Brings South Africa's Best to Sandton
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

In medieval times, a jester was employed by a nobleman or monarch to entertain him and his guests. The heavyweights of South African comedy are by no means jesters, but they certainly do entertain… Catch the Kings & Queens of Comedy at the Sandton Convention Centre on Friday, 21 July for a show of hysterical proportions. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE MUSIC MAN at Theatre By The Sea
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

THE MUSIC MAN is currently playing at Theatre By The Sea, in Wakefield, RI, through July 15. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Following a sell-out run in 2013, Birmingham Hippodrome has just announced the return of The National Theatre's Olivier and Tony Award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time from 3-8 July 2017. (more...)

Cockpit's Court Jesters Young Peoples' Theatre to Present MADAGASCAR, JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Join Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre's Court Jesters Young Peoples' Theatre for "Madagascar - A Musical Adventure JR." based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture.  (more...)

Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Wednesday, July 12, 2017
by - Jun 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on ARROW, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, July 12, 2017! (more...)

EVITA Returns to the West End for Strictly Limited Season in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The story of an ordinary woman's meteoric rise to power at a time of extraordinary political unrest, Evita is set to captivate West End audiences again as it makes a much anticipated return to London, playing 12 weeks at the Phoenix Theatre from 28 July - 14 October 2017, with a press Gala performance on Wednesday 2nd August at 7pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tim Rice's BLONDEL at Union Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Producers have announced the cast for the world premiere of a spanking new version of the Tim Rice musical comedy Blondel. Check out photos from the show below! (more...)

UD Summer Stage to Open 42nd Season with ANNIE, JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Audiences are invited to join Annie and her friends as Upper Darby Summer stage opens its 42nd season during Independence Day week with 'Annie, Jr.' (more...)

Kyle Pearce Debuts Video for Tick Tock (Junge Junge Remix) via Ultra Music
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Currently in real demand as both a singer and songwriter, Australian born, Germany based artist Kyle Pearce has just had his emotive track 'Tick Tock' remixed. (more...)

New Members Elected to OPERA America's Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera and the nation's leading champion for American opera, is pleased to announce that seven members have been elected to the organization's Board of Directors. Elections took place during OPERA America's recent Annual Business Meeting, held during Opera Conference 2017 in Dallas. (more...)

Celebrate America with a Patriotic Concert 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The Richmond County Orchestra (RCO), under the direction of Maestro Alan Aurelia, presents: Celebrate America: Patriotic Concert, a patriotic compilation of songs honoring our nation's rich musical heritage. The show is sponsored by Gateway Community Outreach on the ground of  The Church at Gateway. The program includes a full orchestral performance of favorites such as God Bless America,  sung by RCO fan favorite Alison Madill; Stars and Stripes Forever, God Bless the USA with some equally poignant songs performed by Pastor Timothy J. Mercaldo such as Bring him Home from Les Miserables.   (more...)

BWW Review: GLORIA, Hampstead Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jun 22, 2017

American playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins asserts that the nightmarish workplace depicted in Gloria bears little resemblance to his time at the New Yorker, but that tension between truth and imagination adds a nicely meta layer to this spiky portrait of the ways in which we appropriate, fictionalise and commercially repackage reality. (more...)

River Stage Festival Returns to London's South Bank; Full Line Up Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Five free weekends of the best and brightest entertainment from some of the UK's leading arts and culture organisations will once again arrive at London's South Bank this summer; The Glory, HOME, Manchester, WOMAD, Rambert and the National Theatre each 'take over' the River Stage for a weekend throughout July and August. (more...)

First Folio Theatre Presents William Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Experience one of Shakespeare's classic romances, as First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) presents AS YOU LIKE IT, previewing July 12, opening Saturday, July 15 at 8:15p.m. and closing August 20. (more...)

ONE VOICE AT THE OLD VIC to Feature Monologues by Mark Watson, Amelia Bullmore, and Yasmina Reza
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The Old Vic today announced the next One Voice at The Old Vic which will take place on 7 July featuring new monologues written by Mark Watson and Amelia Bullmore performed by Katherine Parkinson and Niamh Cusack as well as a monologue by Yasmina Reza. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Jessica Grove and James Snyder in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The 67th Music Circus season kicks off with a two-week run of Disney's beloved family classic musical Beauty and the Beast. Performances are now through Sunday, July 2 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. BroadwayWorld has a first look at footage from the show below! (more...)

Christmas In July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

On Saturday, July 1, from 7 pm to 10:30 pm, Brookfield Theatre presents Christmas in July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals. This festive event treats audiences to 45-minute previews of 3 brand new holiday-themed musicals. At the end of the evening, audiences vote for their favorite and the winning show will be performed as a full-length staged reading in December. Come meet the writers, enjoy the shows, and vote for your favorite musical! (more...)

Pride Weekend, Tori Scott, Shaina Taub and More Coming Up This Week at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for this week, June 21 - July 2. Scroll down for details! (more...)

The MFAH Highlights Actor Alec Guinness
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

This July and August, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents Alec Guinness: An Actor for All Seasons, a retrospective featuring eight screenings highlighting one of British cinema's most versatile actors, Alec Guinness (1914-2000). (more...)

Tony Award-Winning 1776 Comes to Lake Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Hartland's Lake Country Playhouse is thrilled to announce the Lake Country premiere production of 1776, with music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and book by Peter Stone. 1776 is directed by past LCP Board Member Rebecca Schilling, with music direction by LCP favorite Catherine Pfeiler. (more...)

Float Your Boat Release Cream Ibiza Boat Party Line Up Second Phase
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Float Your Boat have already kicked off their Ibiza 2017 season in style with a couple of sold out sailings of Official Cream Ibiza Boat Parties. Continuing full steam ahead and leaving others in their wake, they have added to their already impressive line up releasing the second phase of artists to play on this year's boat parties. (more...)

Photo Flash: Full Casting Announced for New Production of FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Underbelly Productions have today announced full casting for a brand new production of Clarke Peters' Olivier Award-winning and Tony-Award nominated musical, Five Guys Named Moe. The production will open on 14 September 2017 in a new temporary theatre in Marble Arch, London. Check out photos of the cast below! (more...)

New Cast of Characters Joining Hulu Original FREAKISH
by TV News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Today Hulu announces a new cast of characters joining the upcoming second season of Hulu Original FREAKISH. See below for casting information as well as a special casting video released today. (more...)

Classic Musicals Get Improv Twist in 3 BLOCKS FROM BROADWAY at The Annoyance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

From Cats and A Chorus Line to Heathers and even Wicked, the Musical Improv team 'Rhyme & Punishmint' has mastered the art of creating feature-length shows in the various styles of Broadway's favorite musicals. Now they are ready to bring Broadway to Belmont with their feature length improvised musicals, opening today, June 22nd at the Annoyance Theatre. (more...)

FIGHT CITY to Make World Premiere at The Factory Theater This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The Factory Theater presents its latest production, the world premiere of Fight City. Written by Factory Theater's Artistic Director Scott OKen and directed by Jill Oliver, Fight City runs July 14 - August 26 at The Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for June 21, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 21, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

ImprovBoston presents AMERICAN CHARLATAN, A New Musical About America's Most Brazen Con Man
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

A con man built a brand around himself by exploiting new media to connect with his audience, made millions by defrauding the American people, embraced right-wing politics, and then ran for office. Nearly a century ago, real-life con man John R. Brinkley cheated his way into fame and political power when he insisted he could cure impotence by implanting goat testicles into men. In a world premiere of a new musical inspired by the accounts of Brinkley's improbable rise, ImprovBoston brings the story of America's most brazen con man to life - comedically recounted through song, dance and the occasional scalpel - every Friday in July. (more...)

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