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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.



Nick Kroll Wants Bernie Sanders & President Obama to Guest in Broadway's OH HELLO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

OH HELLO's Nick Kroll says his dream guest would be former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. (more...)

Encores! Off-Center Staging of GOD BLESS YOU, MR. ROSEWATER Heads to the Recording Studio
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Ghostlight Records has announced plans to record the first-ever cast album of the musical Kurt Vonnegut's God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, based on the recent production by the New York City Center's Encores! Off-Center musical theater series.  (more...)

Sound Theatre Company Announces 2017 Season of Women Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Coming off their second win for Outstanding Theatre of The Year from the Gregory Awards, Sound Theatre Company announces their most compelling and relevant season to date. (more...)

'Calling' by Label Boss DJ Licious Out Now on SHOMI Records
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Currently riding a wave of underground success with his track 'Calling', Belgian House DJ/producer DJ Licious is gearing up for the records global push via his imprint SHOMI Records. (more...)

Food, Glorious Food! PTC Partners with Utah Food Bank During Run of OLIVER!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company, continuing a tradition that began in 2011, begins its annual holiday drive coinciding with the opening of the musical, Oliver! (more...)

Richmond Triangle Players to Present Staged Reading of AFTER ORLANDO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Richmond Triangle Players, in association with Missing Bolts Productions Inc. (Blair Baker & Zac Kline artistic directors) and NoPassport Theatre Alliance and Press (Caridad Svich, founder) will present a staged reading of AFTER ORLANDO, two evenings of short plays in response to the shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. (more...)

Laura Osnes, Lindsay Mendez and More to Celebrate '75 YEARS OF STREISAND' with the American Pops
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their all-star 2016-2017 season with Don't Rain on My Parade: 75 Years of Barbra Streisand on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 8:00 PM at The George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium (730 21st Street NW, Washington, DC). (more...)

Performing Arts Fort Worth is Proud to Present the U.S. National Tour of ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Performing Arts Fort Worth is proud to present the U.S. national tour of ANNIE, now in its third smash year, at Bass Performance Hall January 17-22. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin, this production of ANNIE is a brand-new incarnation of the iconic Tony Award®-winning original. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company's Family Holiday Spectacular MARY POPPINS Continues its Run at the Lackland Peforming Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Centenary Stage Company's high-flying Family Holiday Musical Mary Poppins continues its run now through December 11 in the Lackland Performing Arts Center.  This "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" musical adventure is an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers, astonishing stagecraft and a live orchestra.  Centenary Stage Company's Family Holiday Musical not only signifies the start of the holiday season for many but celebrates all of Centenary Stage Company's programming by combining local regional talent, CSC staff, Centenary University Theatre Department faculty and students, Young Performers Workshop students and professional guest artists. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside the UK Premiere of ANOTHER NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS Starring George Maguire and Rachael Wooding
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The West End is coming to Bridge House Theatre this Christmas with the UK premiere of the festive musical Another Night Before Christmas. (more...)

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Lights Up The Holiday
by Lynn Beaver - Nov 29, 2016

A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Charles Dickens, adapted and directed by Dave Steakley, currently playing at ZACH Theatre, has become an Austin tradition and is by far the best way to kick off the holiday season. Retooled to include new contemporary songs every year, the musical is performed by a Broadway caliber cast. The Dickens' classic has never been more entertaining, and with the addition of GREATER TUNA star Jaston Williams as Scrooge, this year is an extra special treat with a cherry on top. (more...)

Celebrate the Life of Death by Audio with GOODNIGHT BROOKLYN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

This week at the Alamo Drafthouse, Brooklyn takes center stage with the release of Matthew Conboy's documentary GOODNIGHT BROOKLYN: THE STORY OF DEATH BY AUDIO, following the last weeks of legendary Brooklyn venue Death by Audio. Founded by Oliver Ackermann, Edan Wilber, and director Matthew Conboy in 2005, Death by Audio served as an incubator for underground music, art, and a non-traditional living environment until Vice Media took over the space in 2014. To celebrate the film's release, Matthew Conboy will appear in person for Q&As on 12/2 and 12/3. Following the screening on 12/2, join Conboy and the Alamo in celebrating the life of Death by Audio with an afterparty in the House of Wax featuring a live performance by Drawing Boards. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Richard Kind Helps SHIMMER Shine at Edison Ballroom
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 7, 2016

During WWII, over 23,000 Jews landed in Shanghai seeking refuge from Nazi persecution. This rarely told, true and inspirational story now comes to life as an epic new musical, Shimmer. On Tuesday, December 6, The Appeal of Conscience Foundation, Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment, Hengyuanxiang Drama and Phoenix Cultural Industry Development (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. presented a showcase presentation of the musical at The Edison Ballroom in Times Square, Manhattan. Actor Richard Kind (Broadway's The Producers, Tale of the Allergist's Wife, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels; television's 'Spin City,' 'Mad About You') offered introductory remarks prior to the presentation. (more...)

Rewind & Replay: Top Moments of 2016 on YouTube + Top Video Lists
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Below, check out the top trending videos and music videos on YouTube for 2016, based on views, shares, comments, likes and more. (more...)

The Poetry Project Announces 43rd Annual New Year's Day Marathon Reading
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Poetry Project announces the lineup for the 43rd Annual New Year's Day Marathon Benefit Reading, on Sunday, January 1, 2017, from 3pm to 2am, at St. Mark's Church. In celebration of the Poetry Project's 50th anniversary, the 2017 marathon will ring in the New Year with a stellar roster of 150 poets, musicians, dancers, and other artists from throughout the Project's storied history, as well as many first-timers. The marathon is the Poetry Project's largest fund-raiser and community-building (and sustaining) event of the year. Admission is $20 in advance and $25 at the door ($20 students/seniors). (more...)

Photo Flash: One Weekend Only: A Class Act NY's Off-Broadway Productions of URINETOWN and ANNIE JR.!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

On Saturday and Sunday, December 17-18, A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio for kids and teens, is proud to present Urinetown and Annie Jr. at the beautiful Off Broadway Five Angels Theater. Talented young actors, ages 7-20, have been rehearsing since October, and in two weeks, the shows will go up! (more...)

Ma-Yi Theatre Company to Premiere Rock Musical PEER GYNT & THE NORWEGIAN HAPA BAND
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Asian-American Off-Broadway MA-YI THEATER COMPANY will present the World Premiere of PEER GYNT & the Norwegian Hapa Band, a new rock musical by Michi Barall, with music by Paul Lieber and Matt Park. (more...)

Oxfam Joins With Minnie Driver & More to Launch 'I Hear You' Project In Support Of Refugees
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Today Oxfam launches 'I Hear You', a project designed to amplify the personal stories of the world's most vulnerable refugees with some of Hollywood's leading voices. (more...)

BRING IT ON Brings School Spirit to Art House!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Two casts, one great show! (more...)

AMC to Ring In the New Year with BREAKING BAD Marathon & More!
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

AMC is celebrating the holiday season and ringing in the New Year with marathon events of the award-winning series 'Breaking Bad' and 'The Walking Dead' beginning Monday, December 26th. (more...)

FROSTY RETURNS to CBS This Saturday!
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The magic still in his old silk hat, the holiday season's perennially popular original dancing snowman continues his adventures and skates on the edge of danger in the animated musical special FROSTY RETURNS, to be rebroadcast Saturday, Dec. 10 (9:31-10:01 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Originally broadcast 12/01/95.) (more...)

Eden Espinosa Joins the Cast of LIZZIE at Greenwich Theatre in February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Eden Espinosa joins cast of new rock musical Lizzie. (more...)

Esquire Network to Present 'Better-Than-A-Sweater' Marathon Beginning 12/19
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

'Tis the season to celebrate the passions and interests of men with Esquire Network's “Better-Than-A-Sweater” marathon beginning on Monday, December 19th. (more...)

One Night Only! Cast Announced for MDR Staged Reading of TORN ASUNDER by Nikkole Salter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) continues its 2016-17 staged reading series, Theater at The Woodland, with a presentation of TORN ASUNDER, written by Obie Award-winner Nikkole Salter and directed by Janeece Freeman Clark (more...)

Maxwell Caulfield, Zoë Doano and Chris Peluso Take Centre Stage for the European Première of DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Maxwell Caulfield, Zoe Doano and Chris Peluso are to head the cast of Death Takes A Holiday, the third Charing Cross Theatre musical directed by Artistic Director Thom Southerland. (more...)

STRANGER THINGS, WESTWORLD Among 2017 WGA TV Nominations; Full List
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio, and promotional writing during 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Last Chance to See THE BODYGUARD in the West End at the Dominion Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The international hit musical The Bodyguard starring Beverley Knight reprising the role of Oscar-nominated superstar Rachel Marronopposite Ben Richards as Frank Farmer, Marron's bodyguard, will complete its run at the Dominion Theatre on 7 January 2017 as previously announced. (more...)

Rosie Kay Dance Company's New Work 'MK ULTRA' Teams Up with Lady Gaga Designer Gary Card and Tours in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Rosie Kay Dance Company, headed by artistic director and choreographer Rosie Kay and winner of Best Independent Company at the Critics' Circle National Dance Awards in 2015, will tour its new work MK ULTRA from 17 March to 18 May 2017. (more...)

Sport For Jove Theatre Company Presents Summer Season 8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Sport For Jove's Outdoor Summer Season is a study of power and provocation from the perspective of women in leadership. The traditionally male roles of Julius Caesar, Octavius Caesar, Cassius, Casca and many more played by a group of superb Australian female artists in a unique outdoor season. (more...)

AFSHeeN 'Secrets' - New Single Out Now on Full Global Release
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The fast rising composer and DJ's latest single comes off the back of his debut show to a sold-out crowd at the iconic Hollywood Bowl, where he opened for fellow artist Kygo. Only four acts in the history of music have done this, the legendary Celine Dion being one of them. (more...)

BWW Review: Pioneer Theatre Company's OLIVER! Balances the Dark and Light
by Tyler Hinton - Dec 5, 2016

The new professional production of the classic musical Oliver! at Pioneer Theatre Company strikes a nice balance between the squalor of the story and the optimism of the score. (more...)

Kelli Barclay, Richard J. Hinds, Randy Skinner and More to Lead GOODSPEED MOVERS BOOT CAMP in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Goodspeed Musicals wants to help singers and actors to succeed in dance auditions.  In keeping with our mission to educate and support artists, Goodspeed will offer its first Goodspeed Movers Boot Camp January 6 - 8, 2017 at Pearl Studios in NYC.  (more...)

BWW Review: Penobscot Theatre Greets Holiday Season with OLIVER!
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Dec 5, 2016

Bangor's Penobscot Theatre Company is devoting the month of December to a jaunty, spirited production of the Lionel Bart musical, Oliver!. Directed/choreographed by Allison Bibicoff, production is clearly a labor of love, employing (for this theatre) a moderately large cast and the best of the company's current resources. The result is energetic and entertaining with moments of engaging drama. (more...)

BWW Interview: Anna-Jane Casey Talks ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
by Marianka Swain - Dec 2, 2016

Anna-Jane Casey made her West End debut in Cats, and has since starred in Chicago, West Side Story, Sunday in the Park with George and Billy Elliot, among others. She's currently in rehearsals for Sheffield Crucible's Christmas show, Annie Get Your Gun, in which she plays gun-totin' Annie Oakley. Previews begin on 9 December. (more...)

Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal to Star in UK Tour of LOVE LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Hollywood legends Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal star in the upcoming UK tour of LOVE LETTERS, celebrated playwright A.R. Gurney's enduring romance about first loves and second chances. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the European Debut of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Audiences will take an unforgettable journey through the Neverland they never knew this Christmas, as Northampton's Royal stage is transformed for the much-anticipated European Premiere of Peter and the Starcatcher, now through 31 December. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: AMC Shares First Look Photos from Season 2 of INTO THE BADLANDS
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Today, AMC released first look photos from season two of its martial arts drama INTO THE BADLANDS.  The series has scored with critics and fans for its immersive world and the artistry of its elaborate fight sequences. (more...)

Scoop: ARROW on THE CW - Wednesday, December 21, 2016
by - Dec 2, 2016

Get all the scoop on ARROW, airing on THE CW on Wednesday, December 21, 2016! (more...)

The Fulton Theatre Opens THE SANTALAND DIARIES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre announces a third holiday offering to Lancaster audiences - and beyond. The Santaland Diaries has been called "A sardonic, merrily subversive tale" (New York Newsday) and will have a limited run of six performances in the Tell Studio Theatre at the Fulton. (more...)

'THELMA BEE' Children's Author Erin Petti to Return to ImprovBoston
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Fans of The Goonies, Goosebumps, and Coraline can now escape with The Peculiar Haunting of Thelma Bee. Its author Erin Petti will join the ImprovBoston Mainstage cast on December 8th for fast-paced games and hilarious scenes. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Regional Awards Update - Tiziano D'Affuso, Jaysen Wright in Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 2, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

BabyNames.com Announces Top Baby Names of 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

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Tickets on Sale This Month for DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE in Winnipeg
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Broadway Across Canada announced today that individual tickets for the Winnipeg premiere of Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage will go on sale Monday December 12 at 10am. (more...)

For the Holidays, Stageworks Theatre Presents the Touching Story of OLIVER!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

How can one small boy defy cruel taskmasters, abusive authority figures, thieving friends, and even a heartless murderer? Join Stageworks for Oliver!, now through December 18, to find out. (more...)

Artists To Create Converse 'Chucks' to Raise Awareness For Ocean Conservation
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Select artists, celebrities, and entrepreneurs are helping raise awareness for ocean conservation through a Design Collaboration with Converse, in which each of them will custom design a pair of Converse Classic Chuck Taylors. Participants include entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, actors Patrick Dempsey and Leo Fitzpatrick, The Kills singer-songwriter Alison Mosshart, Incubus drummer Jose Pasillas, designers Dee & Ricky and Sam Snyder, as well as world-renowned artists: Domingo Zapata, Emilio Perez, Uri Dotan, and Andre Saraiva. These one of a kind shoes will be auctioned off to raise funds for ocean conservation during the silent auction launching November 17th, 2016 for this year's Second Annual Ocean Gala in San Francisco on December 3, 2016, produced by MaiTai Global and OceanElders. (more...)

HBO and Cinemax Now Available for Amazon Prime Members with Amazon Channels
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Amazon today announced the launch of HBO and Cinemax on Amazon Channels. Prime members can now sign up for a monthly HBO subscription to get HBO's award-winning content for just $14.99 per month. (more...)

Robert Lindsay and Alex Gaumond to Reunite in London Debut of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The London Musical Theatre Orchestra is delighted to announce the addition of  Alex Gaumond  to their much anticipated Christmas concert; the hit Broadway musical, 'A Christmas Carol,' with Robert Lindsay taking on the lead role of Scrooge, and Alex Gaumond playing Bob Cratchit. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Memphis Regional Awards Update - Justin Asher, Jo Lynne Palmer in Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 1, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Jacksonville Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Get Ready for Signature's 360-Degree Send-Off with 'Godspeed Titanic' Music Video
by Stage Tube - Dec 1, 2016

Signature Theatre's Titanic, directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi, Follies, Million Dollar Quartet), will run from December 13 - January 29, 2017, featuring a cast, crew and orchestra of more than 50 artists and an inventive new 360-degree staging in Signature Theatre's intimate 330 seat MAX Theatre. Get ready for the show's big send-off with the company's rendition of 'Godspeed Titanic' below! (more...)

Actor Therapy Launches First Solo Cabaret Featuring Mathieu Whitman at Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Actor Therapy will present Mathieu Whitman at Don't Tell Mama, December 7th, 2016.  The 9:30 PM concert is produced by Actor Therapy co-founders Lindsay Mendez and Ryan Scott Oliver, and will feature resident music director Rodney Bush on piano. (more...)

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