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Sondheim. Signatureís Signature. Stephen Sondheimís 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 composerís 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 ďSaturday Night,Ē ďSo Many PeopleĒ and ďWhat More Do I Need?Ē



VIDEO: Andrea Martin Talks New NBC Comedy 'Great News' on LATE NIGHT
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Andrea Martin, star of the new NBC comedy GREAT NEWS, stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT to talk to Seth about the hardest mom role she's had (more...)

Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre Presents FOOTPRINTS: A Modern Dance Festival, 5/18-20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre and The West Side YMCA Community Arts Department present the third annual FOOTPRINTS: A Modern Dance Festival, May 18-20, 2017 at 7 PM, at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater, 5 West 63rd St. (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 4/24 - 5/1 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 4/24 - 5/1, airing on NBC (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS on NBC - Monday, April 24, 2017- Monday, May 1, 2017
by TV Scoop - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, airing on NBC on Monday, April 24, 2017! (more...)

Joe McElderry Comes Home for Christmas in a Strictly Limited Run of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Joe McElderry will return home this Christmas in his celebrated and critically acclaimed role in the sparkling family musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The musical will run at Newcastle's prestigious Metro Radio Arena for a strictly limited Christmas season from 19 - 31 December 2017. (more...)

MIKE TYSON MYSTERIES Season Three Premieres on Adult Swim 5/14
by TV News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

In season three of MIKE TYSON MYSTERIES, the quarter-hour animated adult comedy series, Mike Tyson and the team ¬ó Yung Hee, Mike's adopted Korean daughter and all-around buzzkill; Pigeon (more...)

BWW Review: JERRY'S GIRLS at The Walnut Street Theater
by Greer Firestone - Apr 24, 2017

The Independence Studio 3 at The Walnut is the ultimate black box, seating perhaps only over 100. It gives the audience a thrilling intimacy with performers. The Walnut, whatever the size of the audience, never relinquishes their high production standards. (more...)

Scoop: MATCH GAME on ABC - Sunday, May 14, 2017
by TV Scoop - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on MATCH GAME, airing on ABC on Sunday, May 14, 2017! (more...)

Joanne Clifton Is THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at The Palace Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Strictly Come Dancing's Joanne Clifton is heading to the Palace Theatre, Manchester, in four weeks when she stars in the lead role in hit musical Thoroughly Modern Millie. (more...)

The Lark Announces First-Ever Recipients of Venturous Playwright Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Lark and Venturous Theater Fund of the Tides Foundation have announced that the plays and playwrights selected for the pilot round of the Lark Venturous Playwright Fellowship program are For Want of a Horse by Olivia Dufault; Teenage Dick by Mike Lew; and Today is My Birthday by Susan Soon He Stanton. (more...)

Scoop: BROOKLYN NINE-NINE on FOX - Today, April 25, 2017
by - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, airing on FOX on today, April 25, 2017! (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...)

FIRST Kicks Off World's Largest Celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math for Students
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2017

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Darrin Yarbrough, Shure Thing Band Perform at Country Meets Rock Festivals
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Darrin Yarbrough and Shure Thing Band bring their uniquely feel-good Countrified-Blues all the way from Ventura, Calif. to Buffalo Springs Lake where they'll perform at the Country Meets Rock Festivals, 9999 High Meadow Rd. (at Buffalo Springs Lake), Friday, May 12. Showtime: 6:00pm. (more...)

SUNDAY in the Dark for Rush: Or How Fans Slept Their Way to See Sondheim
by Wayman Wong - Apr 21, 2017

Here's how I slept with dozens of guys and gals on Wednesday, April 19 ... to get bargain tickets to 'Sunday in the Park With George.' It's called 'rush,' and many Broadway shows offer discounted seats around $40-$50 (a pittance compared to the regular ducats that run $150 and up). They're sold as soon as the box office opens at 10 a.m., so the early bird gets the rush. At many shows, getting in line by 7 a.m. often does the trick. (more...)

Chris Stapleton Unveils 'Last Thing I Needed, First Thing This Morning'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Chris Stapleton's version of ¬ďLast Thing I Needed, First Thing This Morning¬Ē is premiering today¬†listen/share HERE). Written by Gary P. Nunn and Donna Sioux Fararand made famous by Willie Nelson, the song is the second track unveiled from Stapleton's highly anticipated new album, From A Room: Volume 1, (more...)

The National Theatre Melbourne Presents HOME GROWN at Melbourne International Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Home Grown returns to Victoria with a very special HOME GROWN for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Sample the best that Australian musical theatre has to offer as Home Grown gives you a front row seat to the electric creative process and magnetic artistic collaborations of the country's top writers and professional stage performers in a fun, intimate setting. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Pops Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Pacific Symphony Pops 2017-18 promises a season so bright with stars, music and fun that audience members may need their sunglasses! Led for the 27th year by Principal Pops Conductor Richard Kaufman, the season includes seven heavenly concerts showcasing a constellation of indelible music, beginning with one of today's most talented music producers, David Foster, and special guests. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/21; TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in L.A. and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 21, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature WEST SIDE STORY in Philadelphia, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in Los Angeles, and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake City, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)

Paul Shaffer of David Letterman to Play The Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Shaffer is best known for the 30 plus years he spent as David Letterman's musical director and bandleader, but on Saturday, May 6th at 8 p.m. this world renowned musician takes center stage at The Ridgefield Playhouse! (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 4/20 - 4/27 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Apr 20, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 4/20 - 4/27, airing on NBC (more...)

Catch Disco Fever in SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The Ridgefield Playhouse and Cohen and Wolf, P.C. Fathom Events and Movies Series bring the brand-new Director's Cut of Saturday Night Fever to the big screen on Sunday, May 7 at 7pm. Saturday Night Fever became a cultural touchstone like few movies before or since, and soon fans can catch the fever again when the influential classic returns to the big screen in celebration of its 40th anniversary! (more...)

Photo Flash: Walnut Theatre Gets Ready to Dance with SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre concludes its landmark 208th season with an exciting musical inspired by the 1977 film that became a cultural phenomenon, Saturday Night FEVER. Directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford, this high energy musical begins previews on May 16th, opens on May 24th and runs through July 16th on the WST Mainstage. (more...)

Rude Wins Bandit Big Rig Series with Sold-Out Crowd
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

EASLEY, S.C., April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ When the #14 Peterbilt is turning laps like it did at Greenville-Pickens Speedway, Ricky Rude is tough to beat. (more...)

James Litherland's New Solo Album 'Back 'n Blue' Out 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Born in Salford, James Litherland's musical journey began in 1968 when he moved to London to join Jon Hiseman's Colosseum as lead singer and guitarist. (more...)

Bill Murray Teams with Cellist Jan Vogler for Evening of Music & Literature at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

A new collaboration between actor Bill Murray and cellist Jan Vogler comes to Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 8pm, presented by Dorn Music. (more...)

GREAT COMET's Oak Onaodowan to Celebrate THE MUPPETS at 54 Below with Taran Killam, Richard Kind & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

It's time to play the music... again! After two sold-out shows last summer, 54 Celebrates The Muppets is back on Monday, May 8 at 7 p.m. at Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club. (more...)

Songhoy Blues Announce Details of Second Album 'Resistance'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Songhoy Blues have announced details of their new album, Résistance, which Fat Possum Records/Transgressive Records will release on Friday June 16th, 2017. (more...)

All-Star Cast of Celebrities Set for Season Two of ABC's THE $100,000 PYRAMID
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The iconic Pyramid is back when it returns SUNDAY, JUNE 11 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (more...)

Julian Clary, Paul Zerdin, and Nigel Havers Return to the London Palladium in DICK WHITTINGTON
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Initial casting is announced today (20 April 2017) for Qdos Entertainment's London Palladium production of Dick Whittington.  Following the success of Cinderella last year, the production will see the return of Julian Clary who will play Spirit of the Bells, Paul Zerdin as Idle Jack and Nigel Havers as Captain Nigel.  Further casting and creative team will be announced shortly.  (more...)

Kevin Nealon Brings a Night of His Signature Stand-Up to The Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Kevin Nealon, The Saturday Night Live alum and television regular brings his signature brand of comedy to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday, May 4 at 8 p.m. as part of the Barts Tree Service Comedy Series and is partially underwritten by Bruce Bennett Nissan. (more...)

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Concludes Season with MARRY ME A LITTLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the final mainstage production it its 2016 - 2017 season Marry Me a Little starring Austin Cook and Bethany Thomas, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and originally conceived by Craig Lucas and Norman Rene, with direction by Jess McLeod and music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Cook. Previews are Friday, April 14 at 8 p.m., Saturday, April 15 at 8 p.m., Sunday, April 16 at 2 p.m. and Monday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m. Opening night is Tuesday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 4 and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. with an added matinee performance Thursday, May 11 at 1:30 p.m. NOTE There are no 7:30 p.m. performances Thursday, April 20 and  May 11 and no 4 p.m. performance  Saturday, April 22. Tickets to Marry Me a Little are available at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or by calling the Stage 773 box office, 773.327.5252.  (more...)

Grammy Winner Delbert McClinton to Play Boulder Theater This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Multi-Grammy Award winner Delbert McClinton is 'One of the Fortunate Few,' who has managed to live his dreams for more than six decades. The stars have aligned for Delbert. Those stars may have leaned toward the blues, but Delbert has managed to keep them on the bright side. He will appear at the Boulder Theater on September 13, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stars of MADAM SECRETARY and More Stop by CHURCH & STATE Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

A slew of stars attended CHURCH & STATE Off-Broadway on Saturday Night, including Kevin Rahm (Madam Secretary), Emily Swallow (Supernatural), Lolita Foster (Orange is the New Black) and TV producer Barbara Hall (Madam Secretary). Scroll down for a photo of them with the cast! (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 4/18 - 4/26 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Apr 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 4/18 - 4/26, airing on NBC (more...)

BWW Preview: IT'S ONLY MURDER at Apollo Civic Theatre
by Johnna Leary - Apr 19, 2017

It would be a crime not to catch It's Only Murder, an adult comedy set to debut at the Apollo Civic Theatre this weekend. (more...)

BWW Preview: THE FOREIGNER at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - Apr 19, 2017

Sometimes when we vent, all we want is for someone to listen¬Öand never repeat what we say. That is why people flock to Charlie, the titular character in Theatre Baton Rouge's production of Larry Shue's "THE FOREIGNER." (more...)

Third Street Music School Settlement to Honor The Roots at Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Third Street Music School Settlement, the nation's longest running community school, has announced that this year's Spring Gala will honor Grammy-Award-winning hip-hop group The Roots, Clarfeld Financial Advisors, and Beverly Harper, Third Street Safety Director of nearly two decades. (more...)

F*It Club to Present Seven Short Plays in THE SPRING FLING: REBOUND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

F*It Club, the New York Innovative Award-winning film and theatre company, continues its annual series of short, commissioned world-premiere plays at the IRT Theater as part of their 3B Development Series in Manhattan's West Village with The Spring Fling: Rebound, seven new short plays by Ngozi Anyanwu (Good Grief), Lucy Boyle (The Blue Deep), Liza Birkenmeier (Radio Island), Ryan King (Burying Augustus), Dan Moyer (Half Moon Bay), Matthew Paul Olmos (So Go The Ghosts of Mexico), and Leah Nanako Winkler (Kentucky). (more...)

So Fetch! Tickets for MEAN GIRLS World Premiere in Washington, D.C. Go On Sale This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Tickets go on sale this week for the world premiere of the Broadway-bound new musical Mean Girls, with a book by nine-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey, based on her screenplay for the Paramount Pictures film; music by three-time Emmy Award winner Jeff Richmond ('30 Rock,' 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt'); and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde). Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Something Rotten!) directs and choreographs.  (more...)

BWW Review: Stars Shine for Lyrical Tribute to Music and Legacy of Pete Seeger at Kennedy Center
by Jeffrey Walker - Apr 18, 2017

For one night, folk music legend Pete Seeger's legacy in song was celebrated by a diverse array of musical talent. The Kennedy Center Concert Hall stage held a who's who including multiple Grammy winners, living legends and up-and-coming artists performing in tribute to the singer and activist Pete Seeger. Hosted by Larry Groce of National Public Radio's MOUNTAIN STAGE, the long and satisfying evening was officially entitled PETE SEEGER AND THE POWER OF SONG: TRIBUTE TO A FOLK LEGEND. No frills, no fuss, just great music performed with the same simplicity and power Seeger was known for during his own long career. (more...)

Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 4/18 - 4/25 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Apr 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS 4/18 - 4/25, airing on NBC (more...)

Alfred Molina to Lead Ten Chimneys' 2017 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Ten Chimneys Foundation has announced accomplished, London-born actor Alfred Molina will lead the prestigious Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program at Ten Chimneys. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 4/11/2017 - 4/18/2017
by - Apr 18, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 4/11/2017 - 4/18/2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MARRY ME A LITTLE, Opening Tonight at Porchlight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre presents the final mainstage production in its 2016 - 2017 season, Marry Me a Little, starring Austin Cook and Bethany Thomas, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheimand originally conceived by Craig Lucas and Norman Rene, with direction by Jess McLeod and music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Cook. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the duo onstage in honor of tonight's opening! (more...)

Johannesburg Boys To Star In PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Showtime Management, SA Producers of the international hit musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert announced the three Johannesburg boys who join the all South African cast alternating the role of Benji when the show opens at The Teatro, Montecasino on 29 April. (more...)

Washington Ballet Premieres Ethan Steifel's FRONTIER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The Washington Ballet (TWB) presents the world premiere of Ethan Stiefel's Frontier next month, a ballet inspired by President Kennedy and his space travel aspirations for America. (more...)

The World Premiere of I'M NOT FAMOUS - A Musical Journey with Barbara Minkus Opens 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Santa Monica Playhouse presents 'tiny, talented terrific Barbara Minkus' (Backstage) in a dynamite world premiere musical, I'm Not Famous - a Musical Journey with Barbara Minkus, a funny, poignant and powerful evening of theatre laced with shared private moments, personal tidbits, and a plethora of musical delights from film, television and Broadway star Barbara Minkus. Helmed by renowned performer/director Susan Morgenstern, with musical accompaniment by Ron Barnett, I'm Not Famous opens Sunday,April 23 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Nashville Dance Congress To Bring World Champion Dancers to Music City, 5/5-7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The Nashville Dance Congress will welcome over 34 world champion dancers from nine different genres to the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel May 5-7. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for April 18, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 18, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! Welcome to my new daily whatever-the-hell you want to call it in which we consider the musical question: 'What's happening this week?' (more...)

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