Theatre Information

Music Box Theatre (New York, NY)
239 West 45th St.

Get Show News + Discounts

Based on a story by W. Somerset Maugham

RAIN, the acclaimed Beatles concert, returns by popular demand, direct from Broadway! They look like them and they sound just like them! "The next best thing to seeing The Beatles," raves the Denver Post. All the music and vocals are performed totally live! RAIN covers The Beatles from the earliest beginnings through the psychedelic late 60s and their long-haired hippie, hard-rocking rooftop days. RAIN is a multi-media, multi-dimensional experience...a fusion of historical footage and hilarious television commercials from the 1960s lights up video screens and live cameras zoom in for close-ups. "A thrilling bit of time-warping nostalgia...Boomer Heaven!" raves The Fort Worth StarTelegram. "Uncanny! RAIN are a quartet of fine musicians in their own right...as The Beatles, they triumph!: cheers the Boston Herald. "An adoring Valentine to The Beatles," declares the Washington Post. Sing along with your family and friends to such favorites as "Let It Be," "Hey Jude," "Come Together" and "Can't Buy Me Love,: and relive Beatlemania from Ed Sullivan to Abbey Road!



Join in Rain or Shine at STATION HOPE 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is proud to announce CPT's fourth annual Station Hope event on Saturday, April 29th, from 6:30 - 10:00pm on the grounds of St. John's Episcopal Church, 2600 Church Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio. Station Hope is a jubilant community event that celebrates Cleveland's social justice heritage and explores contemporary struggles for freedom and equity. Engage with over 250 artists and 50+ community and professional arts & culture organizations from across Northeast Ohio as they envision, interrogate and seek out hope on the grounds of Cleveland's first authenticated Underground Railroad site, St. John's Episcopal Church. Audiences explore the historic properties while viewing works of theatre, music, storytelling and dance inspired by the most important issues of our time. Station Hope is free, family-friendly and open to all. (more...)

THE REVOLUTION Featured on NPR's All Things Considered 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

This Sunday April 30th,  NPR's “All Things Considered”  will share an intimate conversation with THE REVOLUTION and legendary host  Michel Martin.  The band will  explore insights and memories in tribute of their friend and band leader, PRINCE.  Then on Monday, May 1st, the band will be featured  LIVE on SiriusXM's VOLUME channel (106) for an hour-long Town Hall Q & A with esteemed journalist, Alan Light and former MTV VJ, Mark Goodman. (more...)

Tracy Letts's LINDA VISTA World Premiere Extends at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company extends its critically acclaimed world premiere production of Linda Vista by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright and ensemble member Tracy Letts, directed by Dexter Bullard. The production continues for seven additional performances, through May 28, 2017. (more...)

Prince's 'Purple Rain' Deluxe & Expanded Edition Out This June with New Songs
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

NPG Records and Warner Bros. Records announce the 2017 release of Prince's Academy Award® and GRAMMY Award®-winning, RIAA diamond-certified masterpiece Purple Rain in new Deluxe and Deluxe - Expanded Edition formats on June 23, 2017. (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, May 13, 2017
by - Apr 28, 2017

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, May 13, 2017! (more...)

Paul Collins' Beat 'Long Time Gone/To Beat Or Not To Beat' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Paul Collins' (from The Nerves, The Breakaways) two long lost EPs with his band The Beat from the early '80s make it to Lolipop Records as the first re-issue on all formats in over 30 years, from the 'king of power pop' himself. (more...)

Columbus Symphony Announces 2017 Nationwide PICNIC WITH THE POPS Concert Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Columbus Symphony today announced the 2017 season lineup for its two annual summer outdoor concert series-the Nationwide Picnic with the Pops and Popcorn Pops. (more...)

Ozzy Osbourne And Zakk Wylde Reunite for 2017 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

For the first time in more than a decade, OZZY OSBOURNE and Zakk Wylde are together again. (more...)

Mystery Writers of America Announces the 2017 Edgar' Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the Winners of the 2017 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2016. (more...)

ProfNet Experts Available on Healthy Food Swaps, Lawncare Tips, More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

(more...)

Belgrade Theatre Announces 11 MILLION REASONS TO DANCE for International Dance Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

To celebrate International Dance Day this Saturday 29 April, the Belgrade Theatre has announced its photography exhibition 11 Million Reasons to Dance which is currently on display at the theatre.  (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony to Feature Neil Sedaka in PNC Pops Concert, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Since first achieving fame as a teen pop sensation in the 1950s, Neil Sedaka has kept America singing for six decades. He brings the timeless hits of his storied career to Heinz Hall to perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra during the PNC Pops weekend May 12-14. (more...)

Verity Standen's Roaming, Immersive Choral Experience REFRAIN Coming to St Helens
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

This Spring, during the centenary of the First World War, composer Verity Standen creates a new immersive, choral experience at three sites of historic significance in the stories of conscientious objection. (more...)

Frantic Assembly Announces Second UK Tour of THINGS I KNOW TO BE TRUE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Following a hugely successful 2016 Australian and UK tour, Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company South Australia's critically acclaimed Things I Know To Be True returns to delight audiences in the UK from 27 September 2017. (more...)

BWW Blog: Marissa Emerson - Greater Philadelphia Cappies Nominees Announced!
by Guest Blogger: Marissa Emerson - Apr 27, 2017

On Tuesday, April 25th the Greater Philadelphia Cappies released their list of Award Nominees for the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

A Film Celebration of James Caan Opens 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

For two glittering weekends at the end of May, the world turns its attention to the movie event of the year: TheCaan Film Festival at Museum of the Moving Image. In celebration of the Bronx-born, Sunnyside-raised, and Sanford Meisner-instructed actor, the film series revisits twelve of James Caan's greatest performances, from May 19 through 28, with nearly all films presented in 35mm. The films feature performances for such great directors as Francis Ford Coppola, Howard Hawks, Michael Mann, Sam Peckinpah, Mark Rydell, Norman Jewison, Wes Anderson, and James Gray. (more...)

Grace Potter Announces Lineup for Grand Point North Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Grammy-nominated musician Grace Potter announced today the lineup for the 2017 Grand Point North music festival.  The Trey Anastasio Band will join Potter, Dawes, Mondo Cozmo, Joseph, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Low Cut Connie, Son Little, and Tank & The Bangas for the annual festival, scheduled for September 16 and 17 at Burlington, Vermont's Waterfront Park. (more...)

Haley Swindal Brings New Concert GOLDEN GIRL to Feinstein's / 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Broadway powerhouse Haley Swindal is back at Feinstein's/54 Below by popular demand on May 30 at 7PM and June 6 at 9:30PM in Golden Girl - a brand-new concert event celebrating the music of an era that her heart and soul were born in - The Golden Age. (more...)

Showers in the Mother City Won't Rain on The Fugard's Parade as FUNNY GIRL Opens in Cape Town
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

There may have been a thunderstorm in the Mother City today, but nobody is gonna Rain on The Fugard's parade as FUNNY GIRL celebrates its opening tonight. Having commenced performances on 18 April, The Fugard will welcome the media and special guests from the Cape Town entertainment scene at a special performance of the show this evening. (more...)

Joshua Bell, Renee Fleming & Pilobolus to Launch 10th Annual World Science Festival in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The World Science Festival will culminate its groundbreaking first decade by bringing science to the crossroads of the world, Times Square, and to locations across New York City's five boroughs, with more than 50 events, May 30 - June 4, 2017. (more...)

Nobody Can Swing Like Them! Meet the Full Cast of BANDSTAND, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 26, 2017

The brand new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) with music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, opens tonight, April 26, at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45 Street). Scroll down to get to know the company before tonight's opening bows! (more...)

BWW Interview: Julianne Daly Lets It Go on the Disney Wonder
by Christopher Castanho - Apr 26, 2017

Currently sailing the high seas and freezing hearts with her magical powers in the new Disney Crusie Line production 'Frozen, A Musical Spectacular' is mainstage performer Julianne Daly. I was lucky enough to sit down and chat with the actress and hear about how her experience developing a new musical adaptation of this famous and well-loved Disney film, in addition to being a Disney Cruise ship performer. (more...)

New York City to Celebrate Russian Literature at Citywide Festival This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

At a time of heightening tensions between the United States and Russia, a weeklong literary festival will seek to increase understanding across cultures with a citywide series of panels, screenings, and in-person conversations featuring some of Russia's most acclaimed new authors, famed translators of Russian fiction, and several of the world's leading Russian literature scholars and literary critics. (more...)

Photo Flash: New York City Children's Theatre's 2017 Gala Honors Sally Brown and Debra Sue Lorenzen
by BroadwayWorld JR - Apr 26, 2017

After the spring Rain ended, New York City Children's Theater 2017 Gala began in the heart of Greenwich Village at Manhattan Penthouse. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Kritzerland Announces MAY MADNESS Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

 Kritzerland announces a new concert event coming on Sunday, May 7, 2017 entitled "May Madness." This entertaining evening will take place at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal in North Hollywood, California. The 77th Kritzerland show will feature fun and fancy-free "May Madness" offerings.  It's an anything goes show, culled from a whole potpourri of eclectic and unusual material.  Surprises are in store. (more...)

WOODY SEZ and THE ARAN ISLANDS Slated for Summer at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced its Summer 2017 Season. On the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage will be WOODY SEZ: THE LIFE & MUSIC OF WOODY GUTHRIE, directed by Nick Corley (Kissing Jessica Stein). (more...)

BWW Review: ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND, The Vaults
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Apr 26, 2017

Following the sell-out run in 2015 at The Vaults deep under Waterloo Station, Les Enfants Terribles' and ebp bring their Olivier award nominated Alice's Adventures Underground back to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's beloved book. Less like a gentle retelling of the story and more like experiencing falling down the rabbit hole yourself, Alice's Adventures Underground is a more grown up way to immerse yourself in this fantastic story. (more...)

A-RTS at Rockville Town Square Brings Top U.S. Artists to DC, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Fifth Annual A-RTS at Rockville Town Square Fine Art Festival, one of the region's premier events, will showcase the work of 160 nationally recognized artists from around the United States in a spectacular outdoor gallery. The event takes place on Saturday and Sunday, May 6 and 7, 2017. Hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. (more...)

Philly POPS Offers Free Tickets for MEMORIAL SALUTE Concert, 5/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The Philly POPS announced today that Memorial Salute — Philadelphia's only concert in honor of Memorial Day — returns to the Mann Center on May 27, 2017 and the public may sign-up for FREE tickets. (more...)

freeFall's END OF THE RAINBOW Announces Extension
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Due to overwhelming pre-sales and a sold-out opening weekend, freeFall Theatre is extending END OF THE RainBOW through June 4. (more...)

Light of Day Foundation Raises Over Half Million Dollars for 3rd Straight Year During Winterfest
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

For the third year in a row, the Light of Day Foundation has raised over a half a million dollars through its annual WinterFest fund raiser, catapulting its 17-year cumulative total past the $4.5 million mark in the global battle to defeat Parkinson's Disease and the Parkinsonisms, ALS and PSP, through the awesome power of music. (more...)

True West Founder Russ Tolman Announces Solo Career Retrospective 'Compass & Map'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Whether it's tender acoustic ballads or blistering rock guitar rave-ups, Los Angeles-based-via San Francisco, singer/songwriter/guitarist, Russ Tolman, has developed a reputation for crafting some of the most literate and poignant music in underground rock. (more...)

Elena Shaddow and Mark Evans to Lead MARY POPPINS at Paper Mill; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced casting for the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film with original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. Bank of America is the Major Sponsor of Mary Poppins. (more...)

Links in the Chain... Meet the Cast of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Opening Tonight!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 25, 2017

John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation, starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the TRain), Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy'), directed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Yen), officially opens tonight, April 25, at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Below, get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Film Forum to Celebrate Betty Comden Centennial Birthday with IT'S ALWAYS FAIR WEATHER Screening
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Gene Kelly & Stanley Donen's IT'S ALWAYS FAIR WEATHER (1955), starring Kelly, with music by Andre Previn and screenplay and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, will have a special screening at 8:15 pm at Film Forum on May 3, the 100th anniversary of Betty Comden's birth. The screening will be introduced by Green's daughter, actress, singer, and Tony-nominated lyricist/songwriter Amanda Green. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS, GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE, THE LION KING and More Slated for 2017-18 Broadway in Boise Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Morrison Center, in collaboration with MagicSpace Entertainment, has announced its exciting Fred Meyer Broadway in Boise 2017-2018 Season. This season's lineup includes something for everyone. (more...)

The Drag Queens of Comedy Invade New York City For Two Shows This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

History will be made in Times Square in May when the "Crossroads of America" plays host to The Drag Queens of Comedy 2017, featuring 10 of the most outrageous and uproarious drag queens to ever throw shade over the "Great White Way." Producer, celebutante and heiress Sasha Soprano presents the largest drag queen show ever served up to The Big Apple! (more...)

Announcing Lineup for Frist Fridays 2017!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The 15th season of Frist Center for the Visual Arts' outdoor summer concert series Frist Fridays kicks off on Friday, June 30. The all-ages concerts take place on the final Fridays of June, July, and August from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., Rain or shine. Join us for a fun evening of outstanding music in the Center's Turner Courtyard with food specials and a cash bar and participate in artist-led experiences in the galleries. (more...)

Orphans, Lucky Breaks and Hard Work! Seven Rags-to-Riches Musicals from ANNIE to ANASTASIA
by Jessica Khan - Apr 24, 2017

Broadway loves a good orphan story, or the classic came-from-nothing and rose-to-something plot line. There's something heartening about those who 'make it' despite all the odds. In honor of ANASTASIA's opening tonight, we've rounded up some of Broadway's rags-to-riches tales! (more...)

New Works by Lisa Kron, Duncan Sheik, Josh Radnor, Stephen Trask, Lynn Nottage and More Set for Knockout 33rd Season at Vassar
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Vassar & New York Stage and Film have announced the programming lineup for their upcoming 33rd Powerhouse Season, the annual summer season, which brings together some of the most influential theatrical voices working today for fully-staged productions of new plays, workshop presentations of new plays and musicals, and readings of other works in progress. (more...)

Project Y Theatre Company Commissions 9 Plays by Women
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

In an effort to broaden opportunities for women playwrights, Project Y Theatre Company has commissioned nine female playwrights in two separate productions, Great Again, an evening of plays by Crystal Skillman and Chiori Miyagawa, and The Hrosthvitha Project, 7 adaptations of the 10th century female-written play 'Dulcitius' written by playwrights Caridad Svich, Pia Wilson, Julienne Hairston, Michole Biancosino, Lia Romeo, Stacie Lents, and Erin Mallon. (more...)

2017 Kids Musical Theater Summer Workshops Announced at Music Theatre Works
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) continues to accept enrollments for the 2017 Musical Theater Summer Workshop. Young people ages 8 to 13 will learn singing, dancing and acting in preparation for a free public performance, where family and friends are invited to watch them perform a mini-musical. No experience or audition required, and everyone gets a part.     (more...)

BWW Celebrates Barbra Streisand's 75th Birthday with Look Back at Top Billboard Hits
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Today, BWW celebrates the 75th birthday of living legend Barbra Streisand with a look back at her top Billboard 100 hits. (more...)

Asheville Creative Arts and Hood Huggers International Announce a Second Conversation as Part of the National Ghostlight Project
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Asheville Creative Arts (ACA), Asheville's professional children's theatre and Hood Huggers International, which offers sustainable strategies for building support pillars for resilient historically African American neighborhoods, announce they will be co-hosting a second conversation with NC Stage Company, and a list-in-formation of other participating local theatres and artists, around the values and action items outlined by The Ghostlight Project, held at Hood Hugger's Burton Street Community Peace Garden (47 Bryant Street), on Sunday May 7, from 3-4pm, Rain or shine. This free event will feature a moderated discussion about the role of the arts and not-for-profit theatre companies in supporting and being responsive to the communities they serve in the years to come. Light refreshments to be served. Reservations encouraged but not required by emailing info@ashevillecreativearts.org. (more...)

GOGO PENGUIN Come to the Boulder Theater This September
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Hailing from Manchester in the UK, acoustic-electronica trio GoGo Penguin are pianist Chris Illingworth, bassist Nick Blacka and drummer Rob Turner. Drawing on a heady brew of influences from Brian Eno, John Cage, Massive Attack and Aphex Twin to Manchester's grey Rain-streaked urban streets, they create a brave new sound that is wholly their own. (more...)

Step Right Up! Step Right Up! CIRCUS 1903 Makes North Texas Debut!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

In a world premiere event, the producers of the world's biggest magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS, have teamed up with the award-winning puppeteers from WAR HORSE, to bring a thrilling turn-of-the-century circus spectacular. CIRCUS 1903 -The Golden Age of Circus will play at the Music Hall at Fair Park May 23 - June 4, 2017, presented by Dallas Summer Musicals. This North Texas premier has all the thrill and daredevil entertainment one would expect from the circus, with an exciting new twist. (more...)

Legendary Broadway and Film Costume Designer Ann Roth Receives 2017 Michael Merritt Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The 24th Annual Merritt Awards for Excellence in Design and Collaboration will take place on Monday, May 15th, 2017 at Loyola University Chicago.Legendary Broadway and Film Costume Designer Ann Roth (The Nance, The Book of Mormon, The English Patient, Midnight Cowboy) will receive the 2017 Merritt Award.  (more...)

ARTWEEK Kicks Off Friday; Over 250 Creative Events Beginning 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Produced by the Boch Center, the award-winning innovative festival ArtWeek will officially kick off its largest festival ever this Friday, April 28, and run through Sunday, May 7. This season's festival offers more than 250 creative events in over 70 neighborhoods and towns across Eastern Massachusetts. In celebration of the region's rich cultural community, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has issued a proclamation declaring 'ArtWeek' to be observed from April 28 - May 7-a milestone for the creative festival. (more...)

Meet the Sweet Company of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 23, 2017

The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is currently in performances at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) and officially opens tonight, April 23, 2017. Scroll down to get to know the company before tonight's opening bows! (more...)

Houston Symphony Celebrates Legacy of Prince
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

The Houston Symphony celebrates the life and musical contributions of pop culture icon Prince on July 15 with an exceptional symphonic tribute to the artist's eclectic music, complete with orchestra, live band and featured vocalist Marshall Charloff. (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 1,000