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Prince of Wales Theatre (London, )
(Piccadilly Circus) Coventry Street
London,

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Based on the film The Apartment by Billy Wilder and I. A. L. Diamond

Promises, Promises is a musical based on the 1960 film The Apartment. The music is by Burt Bacharach, lyrics by Hal David, and book by Neil Simon. Musical numbers for the original Broadway production were choreographed by Michael Bennett.


BWW Reviews: KRITZERLAND CHRISTMAS Puts the Jolly in Your HollyBWW Reviews: KRITZERLAND CHRISTMAS Puts the Jolly in Your Holly
by Don Grigware - Dec 9, 2014

The cast of fantastic singers included Kim Huber, Robert Yacko, Madison Claire Parks, Roger Befeler, special guest Jason Graae, and young singers Sami and Sarah Staitman, Brennley Brown, Paige Befeler and 10 year-old Hadley Belle Miller. Virtuoso pianist James Lent served as musical director for the event headed up by host Bruce Kimmel, who was in especially good form about to celebrate a birthday on December 8. (more...)

NBC's PETER PAN LIVE! Nabs #1 Spot on Nielsen's Twitter TV RatingsNBC's PETER PAN LIVE! Nabs #1 Spot on Nielsen's Twitter TV Ratings
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

According to the Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings, NBC's PETER PAN live nabbed the #1 spot for the week of December 1 through December 7. (more...)

Meet PETER PAN LIVE's Man Behind the Croc: Charlie WilliamsMeet PETER PAN LIVE's Man Behind the Croc: Charlie Williams
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2014

The colorful croc in NBC's PETER PAN LIVE! on Thursday night drew more attention than we could have anticipated. 'The Croc' was trending nationally on Twitter for a significant portion of broadcast, but the real question was: who was under that suit? Tony nominee (and SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE! alumna) Laura Benanti jokingly claimed it was she, but the real man behind the broadcast's breakout star was Charlie Williams. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast's Bonus Episode Welcomes WICKED's Mary TestaThe Theater People Podcast's Bonus Episode Welcomes WICKED's Mary Testa
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 7, 2014

On Monday, December 8, the Theater People Podcast welcomes Mary Testa. Over the course of Testa's nearly four decades in the New York Theater she's racked up 12 Broadway credits, 26 Off-Broadway credits, two Tony nominations, two Obie Awards, four Drama Desk nominations and an honorary Drama Desk for her years of outstanding performances on and off Broadway. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from NBC's PETER PAN LIVE!VIDEO: Watch Highlights from NBC's PETER PAN LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

This morning's TODAY on NBC brought viewers highlights from last night's live broadcast of PETER PAN, starring Allison Williams and Christopher Walken. Check it out below! (more...)

VIDEO: Check Out Kelli O'Hara & More in 5 PETER PAN LIVE Top Musical Performances!VIDEO: Check Out Kelli O'Hara & More in 5 PETER PAN LIVE Top Musical Performances!
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

After months of hype and anticipation, NBC last night aired its live broadcast of the classic musical PETER PAN. The production starred Allison Williams as the boy who refuses to grow up and Oscar winner Christopher Walken as the villainous Captain Hook. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/5/14 - THE GRINCH in NYC, MY FAVORITE YEAR, THE ELEPHANT MAN and More!WAKE UP with BWW 12/5/14 - THE GRINCH in NYC, MY FAVORITE YEAR, THE ELEPHANT MAN and More!
by Jessica Showers - Dec 5, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: THE GRINCH returns to steal Christmas at Madison Square Garden, York's MY FAVORITE YEAR begins performances, CITY OF ANGELS starts at the Donmar, and Bradley Cooper stars in THE ELEPHANT MAN, opening this Sunday! (more...)

NBC's Greenblatt on Live Musical Broadcast: 'We're Already Putting Next One Together'NBC's Greenblatt on Live Musical Broadcast: 'We're Already Putting Next One Together'
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

In a statement released today, NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt revealed, 'We're very pleased with the Peter Pan ratings and it was a great night for NBC. (more...)

NBC's PETER PAN LIVE! Now Available to Watch in Full Online!NBC's PETER PAN LIVE! Now Available to Watch in Full Online!
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

After months of hype and anticipation, NBC last night aired its live broadcast of the classic musical PETER PAN. The production starred Allison Williams as the boy who refuses to grow up and Oscar winner Christopher Walken as the villainous Captain Hook. (more...)

VIDEO: The Only Review That Matters; Watch PETER PAN LIVE! Through the Eyes of a ChildVIDEO: The Only Review That Matters; Watch PETER PAN LIVE! Through the Eyes of a Child
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Below, check out young Iain as he watches the broadcast and reminds us all of the true magic behind the J.M. Barrie classic! (more...)

Photo: Proud Papa Brian Williams & Daughter Allison Celebrate at PETER PAN LIVE After PartyPhoto: Proud Papa Brian Williams & Daughter Allison Celebrate at PETER PAN LIVE After Party
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

NBC has released a photo of PETER PAN LIVE! star Allison Williams surrounded by her proud dad, Brian Williams (more...)

Tickets Go on Sale 12/5 for Disney's THE LION KING in Cincinnati This SpringTickets Go on Sale 12/5 for Disney's THE LION KING in Cincinnati This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway in Cincinnati announced today that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's THE LION KING will go on sale to the public on Friday, December 5 at 9AM. Cincinnati's most eagerly awaited return will once again leap onto the Aronoff Center stage on March 31 for a limited engagement of 4 weeks through Sunday, April 26. The show's 8-week premiere engagement in 2003 played a sold-out run at the Aronoff Center. (more...)

Kelli James Chase and More to Star in Theater Works' FOLLIES, Opening 2/20Kelli James Chase and More to Star in Theater Works' FOLLIES, Opening 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

Theater Works announces the Arizona premiere of FOLLIES. FOLLIES is a theatrical event which is attracting some of the finest talent in the Valley. It will open on the Gyder Stage at Peoria Center for the Performing Arts February 20, 2015. (more...)

Allison Williams Flies High in PETER PAN LIVE!, Airing Tonight on NBCAllison Williams Flies High in PETER PAN LIVE!, Airing Tonight on NBC
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

Allison Williams will portray Peter Pan in the highly anticipated PETER PAN LIVE on NBC.The 'Girls' star takes on the role of the boy who refuses to grow up and who is forced to confront the villainous Captain Hook, played by Oscar winner Christopher Walken when the J.M. Barrie's classic musical comes to NBC tonight, Dec. 4 at 8 p.m. (ET/PT). (more...)

Allison Williams Predicts PETER PAN LIVE Viewers Will 'Become A Kid Again'Allison Williams Predicts PETER PAN LIVE Viewers Will 'Become A Kid Again'
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

PETER PAN LIVE's Allison Williams commented on anticipating Twitter reaction to tonight's live broadcast on NBC. (more...)

Tony Winner Katie Finneran & Maulik Pancholy Will Join Cast of Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAYTony Winner Katie Finneran & Maulik Pancholy Will Join Cast of Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Producers Tom Kirdahy, Roy Furman, and Ken Davenport announced today that Broadway's record-breaking, star-studded smash hit comedy It's Only a Play by 4-time Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, will welcome two new stars. Beginning January 7, 2015, two-time Tony Award winner Katie Finneran and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning "30 Rock" alum Maulik Pancholy-in his Broadway debut-will assume the roles of 'Julia Budder' and 'Frank Finger', respectively. (more...)

Next Edition of Broadway at Good Theater Runs Now thru 12/7Next Edition of Broadway at Good Theater Runs Now thru 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Good Theater, the professional company in residence at the St. Lawrence Arts Center, presents its 11th edition of Broadway at Good Theater tonight, December 3, through December 7. These annual fundraising concerts combine Broadway tunes with holiday favorites for a sensational musical event. (more...)

Photo Flash: Smee, Crocodiles, Pirates! More from PETER PAN Dress Rehearsal!Photo Flash: Smee, Crocodiles, Pirates! More from PETER PAN Dress Rehearsal!
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Christopher Walken's Captain Hook invades Neverland with his crew of pirates during one of this week's dress rehearsals for PETER PAN LIVE! The telecast airs tomorrow night, Thursday, Dec. 4 on NBC (8-11 p.m. ET). Check out photos from this week's rehearsals below! (more...)

Original Tiger Lily Sondra Lee Talks NBC's PETER PAN LIVE!: 'I Wish Them Well'Original Tiger Lily Sondra Lee Talks NBC's PETER PAN LIVE!: 'I Wish Them Well'
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Sondra Lee, who portrayed Tiger Lily in the 1954 Broadway production of PETER PAN, as well as the 1955 telecast, spoke about Thursday night's live broadcast on NBC. (more...)

Photo Flash: They Can Fly! Check Out Photos from PETER PAN LIVE's Dress RehearsalPhoto Flash: They Can Fly! Check Out Photos from PETER PAN LIVE's Dress Rehearsal
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Allison Williams as Peter Pan and the Darling children take flight to Neverland during dress rehearsals for NBC's PETER PAN LIVE!. airing Thursday, December 4 on NBC (8-11 p.m. ET). (more...)

Tinkerbell to Be Featured in Five Walmart Ads Airing During NBC's PETER PAN LIVETinkerbell to Be Featured in Five Walmart Ads Airing During NBC's PETER PAN LIVE
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Walmart will air a series of ads during NBC's highly anticipated live broadcast of PETER PAN LIVE! which will feature the iconic fairy Tinkerbell and other Peter Pan-themed concepts. (more...)

Musical Director David Chase: PETER PAN is 'Re-Thought to Accommodate Specifics of TV'Musical Director David Chase: PETER PAN is 'Re-Thought to Accommodate Specifics of TV'
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

PETER PAN LIVE! Musical director David Chase spoke to Variety about the upcoming live broadcast of the J.M. Barrie classic. (more...)

Donna McKechnie, Grover Dale and Randy Skinner Set for Steps Beyond's HEAR IT FROM THE PROS, 1/24Donna McKechnie, Grover Dale and Randy Skinner Set for Steps Beyond's HEAR IT FROM THE PROS, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2014

Please mark your calendars for the next Steps Beyond's Artists Talk: 'Hear It From The Pros,' a discussion on working in the business of Broadway with three stars who have enjoyed successful and long-term careers. DONNA McKECHNIE, GROVER DALE, and RANDY SKINNER will share fascinating stories and information about their years on Broadway, TV, film, and cabaret, discussing how to thrive, survive, and stay relevant in a competitive and ever-changing business. The artists will also take questions, and a reception will follow. Saturday January 24, 7 PM, at Steps on Broadway, 2121 Broadway. (more...)

VIDEO: BWW's 12 Days of Christmas with Guest Editor Richard Jay-Alexander; Day 12 - Never Before Seen Jill Eikenberry & Michael Tucker - PROMISES, PROMISES!VIDEO: BWW's 12 Days of Christmas with Guest Editor Richard Jay-Alexander; Day 12 - Never Before Seen Jill Eikenberry & Michael Tucker - PROMISES, PROMISES!
by Richard Jay-Alexander - Dec 24, 2014

We did it! Welcome to Day #12 of BroadwayWorld's 12 Days Of Christmas 'video' features. It has been really fun being your 'Guest Editor' for these 12 days and today, on this Christmas Eve, we, once again, have something really special for you, which had us, yet again, digging into the VAULTS. (more...)

CHRISTMAS BELLS ARE RINGING! Broadway e 10 canzoni natalizie.CHRISTMAS BELLS ARE RINGING! Broadway e 10 canzoni natalizie.
by Valeria Venturelli - Dec 23, 2014

Ami il Natale, i dolci e le Christmas carols ma ti sei già rotto del bambino che canta che 'a Natale a Natale si può dare di più' a ripetizione su qualsiasi canale? Hai l'album 'A Christmas Album' (1967) di Barbra Streisand a ripetizione ormai da un mese e non riesci più a cantare 'Jingle Bells' senza sembrare asmatico e/o indemoniato? Piangi leggendo i tweets di Andy Mientus su quanto sia più bella Broadway durante le feste? Insomma, vuoi festeggiare il Natale da bravo musical geek quale sei ma non sai come farlo? Bene, sei nel posto giusto! Abbiamo collezionato per te 10 canzoni natalizie tratte da musical (ed occasionalmente da film) che potrai mettere a tutto volume, in ripetizione, durante il cenone di Natale (per la gioia di vicini e parenti). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 12/21/2014Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 12/21/2014
by BWW - Dec 21, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/21/2014 for San Francisco (more...)

PETER PAN's Christopher Walken Talks Pesky Crocodiles & Live Musical TheaterPETER PAN's Christopher Walken Talks Pesky Crocodiles & Live Musical Theater
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

In an all-new interview in today's The Hollywood Reporter, Christopher Walken talks about portraying the villainous Captain Hook in NBC's PETER PAN LIVE! airing this Thursday, December 4th. (more...)

Christian Borle on Snarky Viewer Tweets: 'I Don't Understand the Impulse to Tear Down'Christian Borle on Snarky Viewer Tweets: 'I Don't Understand the Impulse to Tear Down'
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

In a new interview posted on The Daily Beast, Christian Borle, who portrayed Max in last year's THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE on NBC, shared his views on the tens of thousands of snarky tweets which came in during last year's live broadcast. (more...)

Cathy Rigby and More Talk the Legacy of PETER PAN and NBC's Live ProductionCathy Rigby and More Talk the Legacy of PETER PAN and NBC's Live Production
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

VH1.com just unveiled a PETER PAN 'oral history' piece featuring interviews with original players Cathy Rigby, Sandy Duncan, Sondra Lee, Heller Halliday and more chatting about their part in the musical's legacy, their thoughts on NBC's upcoming live production and more. (more...)

VIDEO: Tony Winner Jane Krakowski Shares PETER PAN LIVE! Audition Tape in New Funny or Die VideoVIDEO: Tony Winner Jane Krakowski Shares PETER PAN LIVE! Audition Tape in New Funny or Die Video
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

In an all new FUNNY OR DIE video, Tony winner Jane Krakowski shares her audition tape for NBC's live broadcast of Peter Pan. Unfortunately for the Tony winner, the part went to 'Girls' star Allison Williams instead. (more...)

Incoming Cast Alert! Meet the New Broadway Company of IT'S ONLY A PLAYIncoming Cast Alert! Meet the New Broadway Company of IT'S ONLY A PLAY
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 17, 2014

We want you to get to know the new cast members before their opening night. Get acquainted with the incoming company below! (more...)

The Muny Announces Creative Teams for 2015 Season; Marc Bruni, Gary Griffin, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More!The Muny Announces Creative Teams for 2015 Season; Marc Bruni, Gary Griffin, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2015 Season, which opens on June 15 with My Fair Lady. 'This is a thrilling roster of artists,' said Muny Artistic Director and Executive Producer Mike Isaacson. 'We look forward to bringing their vision and talent to our grand stage.' (more...)

Lorna Luft Makes 54 Below Debut TonightLorna Luft Makes 54 Below Debut Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Tonight, December 17 at 7PM and tomorrow, December 18 at 7 & 9:30PM, Lorna Luft makes her 54 Below debut with a show packed with popular selections from her mother's catalogue, the all-American songbook and holiday favorites! (more...)

Robert Delamere & Michael McCabe Join Board of English Touring TheatreRobert Delamere & Michael McCabe Join Board of English Touring Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

English Touring Theatre today announces the appointment of Robert Delamere and Michael McCabe to their Board of Trustees. They take up their up roles with immediate effect. (more...)

BWW Preview: Christmas with San Francisco Symphony and MoreBWW Preview: Christmas with San Francisco Symphony and More
by Harmony Wheeler - Dec 15, 2014

With an overwhelming number of productions and events on the horizon, I find it difficult as a critic to decide what shows to cover ("criticism" is not the most appropriate quality of the holiday; therefore I aim to stay positive in this article). Fortunately, we can share Christmas without sharing the same theatrical experiences. So, take a moment to tell BroadwayWorld San Francisco what holiday shows and experiences you will visit this winter, and don't forget to check out BroadwayWorld's picks for a Bay Area holiday extravaganza! (more...)

Laura Osnes, Annaleigh Ashford & More Set for 54 Below this WeekLaura Osnes, Annaleigh Ashford & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Amy Spanger, Donna Vivino & More Set for A VERY BROADWAY HOLIDAY at 54 Below, 12/30Amy Spanger, Donna Vivino & More Set for A VERY BROADWAY HOLIDAY at 54 Below, 12/30
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

On December 30th, a cast of Broadway favorites will gather at 54 Below for 'A Very Broadway Holiday,' singing holiday songs from Broadway shows and movie musicals. (more...)

Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony-Winner LaChanze from IF/THENTheater People Podcast Welcomes Tony-Winner LaChanze from IF/THEN
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 14, 2014

On Monday, December 15, the Theater People Podcast welcomes Tony winning Actress LaChanze. LaChanze, currently starring in Tom Yorkey/Brian Kitt hit musical IF/THEN discusses her role in the show and why this particular character drew her back to Broadway after an eight year break. She also discusses being a working single mom and her delight in working alongside co-stars Idina Menzel, Anthony Rapp, and Jen Colella. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 12/14/2014Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 12/14/2014
by BWW - Dec 14, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/14/2014 for San Francisco (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC NUNS' CHRISTMAS PARTY Comes to 54 Below TonightTHE SOUND OF MUSIC NUNS' CHRISTMAS PARTY Comes to 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 'The Sound Of Music Nuns' Christmas Party' tonight, December 12, 2014 at 9:30 pm. (more...)

Uptown Players Hosts 13th Annual CHRISTMAS OUR WAY Fundraiser, Now thru 12/14Uptown Players Hosts 13th Annual CHRISTMAS OUR WAY Fundraiser, Now thru 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Uptown Players continues the tradition of its annual fundraiser with the first-ever holiday version, entitled Christmas Our Way, running tonight, December 11-14, 2014 at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. (more...)

Broadway's Christian Borle on PETER PAN: 'Grateful to Be On Live TV'Broadway's Christian Borle on PETER PAN: 'Grateful to Be On Live TV'
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

In an all-new interview with USA Today, the cast and creative team behind NBC's PETER PAN LIVE! share their excitement over this week's live broadcast, airing Thursday, December 4th. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON, Presented by Broadway Across Canada, On Sale 12/8THE BOOK OF MORMON, Presented by Broadway Across Canada, On Sale 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

The producers of the national tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, and Broadway Across Canada announced today that single tickets will go on sale Monday, December 8th at 10am. Tickets will be available at all Ticketmaster outlets, by visiting www.ticketmaster.ca, or by calling toll-free 1-855-985-5000. Group orders of 15 or more may be placed by calling 1-800-889-8457. (more...)

Official Track Listing Revealed for NBC's PETER PAN LIVE Soundtrack!Official Track Listing Revealed for NBC's PETER PAN LIVE Soundtrack!
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

The soundtrack for NBC's highly anticipated PETER PAN LIVE! starring Allison Williams and Christopher Walken will be released on Tuesday, December 16th Today, Amazon.com released the album's official track listing (more...)

Tickets for THE BOOK OF MORMON in Vancouver Go on Sale Dec 8Tickets for THE BOOK OF MORMON in Vancouver Go on Sale Dec 8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

The producers of the national tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, and Broadway Across Canada announced today that single tickets will go on sale Monday, December 8th at 10am. (more...)

VIDEO: Christian Borle, Christopher Walken Talk PETER PAN LIVE on Today!VIDEO: Christian Borle, Christopher Walken Talk PETER PAN LIVE on Today!
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

On this morning's TODAY, Natalie Moralis visited the set of NBC's PETER PAN LIVE and spoke with Christopher Walken, who will portray Captain Hook, about the difficulties involved in putting on a live production. (more...)

VIDEO: PETER PAN LIVE's Allison Williams Reveals Flying  Secrets on Today!VIDEO: PETER PAN LIVE's Allison Williams Reveals Flying Secrets on Today!
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

On this morning's TODAY, Natalie Moralis visited the set of NBC's PETER PAN LIVE and spoke with Allison Williams, who will take on the iconic title role. (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford, Laura Osnes, Laura Benanti and More Come to 54 Below This WinterAnnaleigh Ashford, Laura Osnes, Laura Benanti and More Come to 54 Below This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

This December and January 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

VIDEO: Borle, O'Hara & Cast Talk Final Preparations for PETER PAN LIVE!VIDEO: Borle, O'Hara & Cast Talk Final Preparations for PETER PAN LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

The cast of NBC's PETER PAN LIVE!, including Allison Williams, Christopher Walken, Christian Borle and Kelli O'Hara' appeared on this morning's TODAY to talk about wrapping up preparations for the live broadcast (more...)

VIDEO: 'Today' Visits The Lost Boys on Set of PETER PAN LIVE!VIDEO: 'Today' Visits The Lost Boys on Set of PETER PAN LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

NBC's Natalie Moralis stopped by the set of NBC's PETER PAN LIVE to speak with the 'Lost Boys' and find out what they like most about their characters. (more...)

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