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Based on the play Front Porch in Flatbush by Julius J. Epstein and Philip G. Epstein

Sondheim. Signature’s Signature. Stephen Sondheim’s hidden gem Saturday Night (1953) is a Signature special concert event that will play for four performances only. Unproduced for almost 45 years, Saturday Night is the first musical Mr. Sondheim ever wrote. This romantic comedy surges with the composer’s unique musical voice and sophisticated lyrics. On the eve of the 1929 stock market crash, a group of Brooklyn boys despair their dateless Saturday nights. One of them dreams of Manhattan society life and hatches a get rich quick scheme which ultimately backfires. Features gems such as “Saturday Night,” “So Many People” and “What More Do I Need?”



Steve Martin and Martin Short Add Second Show at Caesars Colliseum
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Due to demand, Steve Martin and Martin Short have added two new 2017 dates of their hilarious show "An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Lives featuring the Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko" at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Tickets for the two new shows scheduled Friday, Aug. 25 and Sunday, Oct. 29 will go on-sale Friday, Jan. 27 at noon PT. The performances are presented jointly by AEG Live and Caesars Entertainment. (more...)

Jim Breuer's Stand-Up Tour to Hit Colorado in Spring 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Named by Comedy Central as one of the 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All-Time,  legendary comedian and SNL veteran, JIM BREUER, is bringing his wildly popular stand-up comedy tour to Colorado this spring for four nights.  (more...)

DSI Comedy Theater Announces 2017 North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

February brings DSI Comedy Theater's largest event of the year. This year, it is giving DSI a chance to showcase a new direction and continue it's 16 year tradition of showcasing comedy from up and down the east coast and across the country. (more...)

BWW Review: AN EVENING WITH BILLY CRYSTAL at Arsht Center
by Adam Cohen - Jan 23, 2017

Billy Crystal...still funny (more...)

Aziz Ansari-Hosted SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Delivers Strongest Ratings Since November
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The Jan. 21 telecast of Saturday Night LIVE, with host Aziz Ansari and musical guest Big Sean, scored a 5.1 rating, 13 share in 'live plus same day' household results from the 56 local markets metered by Nielsen Media Research (more...)


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Alex Baldwin, Kristen Stewart to Host SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE This February
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

NBC has announced that Kristen Stewart will make her Saturday Night LIVE debut as host of the Feb. 4 telecast. (more...)

Seven Consecutive Days of Hockey NBC and NBCSN Culminates with 2017 Honda NHL All-Star Game
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

NBC Sports presents seven consecutive days of hockey this week, culminating with live coverage of the 3-on-3 2017 Honda NHL All-Star Game from Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., this Sunday at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBC. (more...)

Comedian Jim Breuer to Headline the Boulder Theater in March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Named by Comedy Central as one of the 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All-Time,  legendary comedian and SNL veteran, JIM BREUER, is bringing his wildly popular stand-up comedy tour to Colorado this spring for four nights.  (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 1/23 - 1/30 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jan 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 1/23 - 1/30, airing on NBC (more...)

GENERAL HOSPITAL Invites Fans Stars to Celebrate at First Official Convention
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Television's most passionate fans will gather to celebrate the longest running American soap opera currently in production and the third longest American soap in American TV history, “General Hospital,” MARCH 11-12, 2017, at the beautifully renovated Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Hotel Convention Center. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: She's Gonna Be...Conway! SNL Goes Musical as it Spoofs Kellyanne Conway Interview
by Stage Tube - Jan 22, 2017

NBC's Saturday Night Live continues to tackle politics taking Trump campaign manager and advisor Kellyanne Conway's recent CNN interview and turning it into a Broadway-worthy CHICAGO musical number. Conway's interview begins with question dodging until she finally admits she's in it all for the celebrity. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE FULL MONTY Opens at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 22, 2017

THE FULL MONTY played a full-hearted opening last night. Check out the photos below! This 10-time Tony Award nominee is filled with honest affection, engaging melodies and a raucous mix of razor-sharp humor and toe-tapping pizazz... not to mention the most highly anticipated closing number in Broadway history! In need of quick cash and low on prospects, six unemployed Buffalo steelworkers come up with the outrageous idea to put on a strip act after seeing their wives' enthusiasm for a touring company of Chippendales. As they prepare for the big night, working through their fears, self-consciousness and anxieties, they overcome their inner demons and find strength in their camaraderie. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/21-1/22/2017
by - Jan 22, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, January 22, 2017 - Sunday, January 22, 2017. (more...)

World Premiere of TWO COUSINS AND A PIZZA by Anthony J. Piccione to Play at the Hudson Guild Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2017

'Two Cousins and a Pizza' - a new one-act comedy by Anthony J. Piccione - will receive its world premiere on February 9th and 10th at 6:15pm and February 12th at 8:30pm at the Hudson Guild Theater - located on 441 West 26 Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues) - as part of the 2017 Winterfest Theatre Festival running from January to March 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: Aziz Ansari Talks Donald Trump, Hosting SNL & More on TONIGHT
by - Jan 20, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Aziz Ansari and Jimmy took turns reading real Yelp reviews and replies with a dramatic flourish. Later, Ansari chatted with Jimmy about hosting this weekend's Saturday Night Live. (more...)

VIDEO: Jim Parsons Says He Started His Own Podcast Because He's Too Stupid for Politics
by - Jan 20, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, the 2016 presidential election motivated guest Jim Parsons to launch a weekly Sirius XM political show to help him better understand politics. (more...)

Ars Nova and WP Theater Present SUNDOWN, YELLOW MOON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Ars Nova and WP Theater are pleased to present the world premiere of Sundown, Yellow Moon (February 28-April 1), a nighttime play, with songs, by Rachel Bonds, directed by Anne Kauffman (OBIE and Drama Desk Award winner), with songs by the indie-folk duo The Bengsons (Hundred Days) and additional lyrics by Bonds. (more...)

Hubbard Street's Season 39 Spring Series Programming Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

???????Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, announces today, full programming for Season 39 Spring Series March 16-19, 2017 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. (more...)

Check Out Monologue Highlights from LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 1/19
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Below, check out monologue highlights from last night's LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS (more...)

Wendy MacLeod's WOMEN IN JEOPARDY! to Play Pioneer Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Pioneer Theatre Company presents Women in Jeopardy! by Wendy MacLeod, a comedy reviewers have described as 'Thelma and Louise meets The First Wives Club,' running February 10 - February 25, 2017. (more...)

Winter Is... Over? THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY Extends for Final Time Into Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The watch must finally come to an end for "Thrones! The Musical Parody," announcing today the fourth and final extension at Apollo Theater (2540 N. Lincoln Ave). The "Game of Thrones" send-up will close March 19, 2017 after an eight-month run at the Lincoln Park theater. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Carter Calvert and Sally Struthers in NC Theatre's ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE
by Stage Tube - Jan 20, 2017

Emmy Award-winning actress, Sally Struthers, returns to the role of 'Louise Seger' in North Carolina Theatre's production of Always...Patsy Cline. Carter Calvert (Broadway: It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues) stars in the title role.  BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at highlights of the show below! (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Announces 39th Spring Series, 3/16-19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, announces today, full programming for Season 39 Spring Series March 16-19, 2017 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. (more...)

THE SORCERER'S APPRENTICE to Receive Concert Presentation with Tracie Bennett at The Ambassadors
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

New musical inspired by Goethe poem The Sorcerer's Apprentice appears in two exclusive concerts, with a stellar cast including Olivier Award winner Tracie Bennett. (more...)

Josh Nelson Discovery Project Presents THE SKY REMAINS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Pianist and composer Josh Nelson is thrilled to present a very special weekend at the Blue Whale, January 27 & 28 Josh's good friends and fellow creative artists are part of the latest version of LA's own multimedia experience company, 'Discovery Project'. (more...)

Check Out Monologue Highlights from LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 1/18
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Below, check out monologue highlights from last night's LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS on NBC. (more...)

Ellen, 'Deadpool', Fifth Harmony Among PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS Winners; Full List
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2017 aired live on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars Performing at SOPAC 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Formed in a West African refugee camp, Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars have risen from the ashes of war to bring the world songs of hope, faith and joy. The South Orange Performing Arts Center is proud to present this extraordinary band on February 15 at 7:30 p.m.  Acclaimed Jazz radio station WBGO on-air hostSheila Anderson will moderate a Q&A after the performance.  A multi-faceted author, producer and jazz lover, Anderson is the host of "Late Night Jazz," WBGO's Saturday night show that takes listeners on a musical journey that personifies her passion for the genre. (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 119 - 1/26 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jan 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 119 - 1/26, airing on NBC (more...)

Full Casting Announced for GREASE Starring Tom Parker and Danielle Hope
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Grease is the word! Full casting is announced for the hit 70s musical, which returns this year to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Monday 27 November - Saturday 2 December. (more...)

Curio Theatre Company Continues Season with WAITING FOR GODOT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Curio Theatre Company continues its 12th Season with a production of Samuel Beckett's modern classic, Waiting for Godot. This play runs February 8-March 4. Opening Night is Friday, February 10 at 8 p.m. All shows are at Curio Theatre Company's Mainstage at the Calvary Center for Culture and Community, 4740 Baltimore Ave.  (more...)

VIDEO: Michael Keaton Talks 'Harsh But True' Tale of McDonald's Founder
by - Jan 19, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, guest Michael Keaton talked about telling a harsh, but true tale of how Ray Kroc founded McDonalds. (more...)

The Agency Theater Collective to Premiere SKIN FOR SKIN at Rivendell Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Agency Theater Collective has announced its spring production of the world premiere of Skin For Skin, written by Paul Pasulka and directed by Michael Menendian, February 28  - April 2, at the Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N. Ridge Ave. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Michael Feinstein, Billy Porter, Andrea McArdle and More in AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPAC, Coming to NJTV
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

NJTV, New Jersey's public television network, announced the fourth season of the award-winning music series, American Songbook at NJPAC, hosted for the first time by multi-platinum-selling entertainer Michael Feinstein, will premiere on Wednesday, January 25th on NJTV (check local listings). The six-part series, now entitled American Songbook at NJPAC Hosted by Michael Feinstein, will also air on THIRTEEN and WLIW21 in the spring. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the performers onstage! (more...)

Improv on the Verge, Silly Moose & More Slated for Verge Theater's February Comedy Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Verge Theater has announced its comedy lineup for February. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Scoop: THE CHEW 1/23 - 1/27 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Jan 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE CHEW 1/23 - 1/27, airing on ABC (more...)

VIDEO: 'Today' Shares First Look at Taran Killam as HAMILTON's King George
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

On this morning's TODAY, Al Roker visited Killam as he demonstrated his British accent and prepared for his first performance in front of a sold-out crowd. (more...)

Special Concert Benefiting Derek Whitener To Be Held at Theatre Three
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Theatre Three will host a special, one-night-only benefit concert to raise money to offset medical expenses for local theatre artist Derek Whitener. The concert will take place on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, at 7:30 PM on Theatre Three's Norma Young Arena Stage. Tickets are free, but a cash donation is suggested. All donations will go directly to Derek Whitener and his family to pay for medical expenses and loss of income. Theatre Three is located in The Quadrangle, 2800 Routh Street, Suite 168, Dallas, TX 75201. (more...)

BWW Awards Special: South African Theatre Winners Celebrate the 2016 Regional BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards
by David Fick - Jan 18, 2017

It was no unlucky Friday the 13th for South Africa's theatre community when BroadwayWorld's Regional Managing Editor Christina Mancuso released the names of the of the winners of the 2016 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards. (more...)

THIS IS US, THE VOICE Help Deliver Season of Historic Ratings Dominance for NBC
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

With a schedule energized by the biggest hit of the new season, “This Is Us”; the #1 series on broadcast television, “Sunday Night Football”; television's #1 alternative series, “The Voice”; and a lineup of breakthrough special programs, NBC is delivering a season of historic ratings dominance. (more...)

VIDEO: Bibi Bourelly Debuts New Single 'Ballin' on LATE NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, music guest and songwriter Bibi Bourelly debuted her new single 'Ballin'. Watch the appearance below!  (more...)

Octavia Spencer Named Hasty Pudding Theatrical's Woman of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, announces Oscar winning actress, OCTAVIA SPENCER as the recipient of its 2017 Woman of the Year Award. (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 1/18 - 1/24 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jan 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 1/18 - 1/24, airing on NBC (more...)

Theo Croker, Matt Doyle, Toshi Reagon and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from January 18-29, 2017. Scroll down for more information, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

NBC Wins 10th Week in a Row in 18-49, Matching the Net's Longest In-Season Winning Streak in 20 Years
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

NBC has won the primetime ratings week of Jan. 9-15 among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49, led by the week's top primetime telecast on those networks in 18-49 and total viewers, Sunday's Steelers-Chiefs NFL Divisional Playoff game and the top entertainment telecast of the week in both 18-49 and total viewers, “This Is Us.” (more...)

Check Out Monologue Highlights from LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 1/17
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Below, check out monologue highlights from last night's LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS on NBC. (more...)

Liz Rubino Returns to NY with MAKE YOURSELF COMFORTABLE Debut at Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Singer/Actress, Liz Rubino, will return to the NY cabaret stage with her debut at the well known establishment, Don't Tell Mama, in 'Make Yourself Comfortable' opening Saturday, February 11th @ 7:30 p.m. Additional shows are 3/11 and 4/08. Music Charge is $15.00, Two Drink Min. $5.00 MAC member discount. (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS on NBC 1/18 - 1/25
by TV Scoop - Jan 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, airing on NBC 1/18 - 1/25 (more...)

Comedian Jay Mohr brings Mohr Funny Stories to Flappers Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Actor, comedian, and sports enthusiast Jay Mohr will bring his unique take on showbiz, comedy, and life to Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant in Downtown Burbank on Friday, January 27 at 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM, and Saturday, January 28 at 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM. (more...)

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