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200 W. 45th St.

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Based on the Paramount/RSO picture


Based on a story by Nik Cohn


Screen play by Norman Wexler

In Brooklyn, Tony Manero is a humble paint store clerk by day, but after dark he becomes the polyester-clad stallion king of the local nightclub. Every Saturday night Tony slips into his flares, pulls on his huge-collared shirt and hits the streets to prove he can walk the walk, talk the talk and most definitely dance the moves. Each week he parts the dance floor like the red sea as the club falls under the spell of the thumping disco beat and Tonyís phenomenal routines. But as the club lights snap on at the end of the night and the real world returns, Tony and his disco obsessed friends must face the sometimes harsh truth of growing up in the tough urban jungle of New York.



The Ogunquit Playhouse Receives Three IRNE Award Nominations for THE HUNCHBACK NOTRE DAME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The Ogunquit Playhouse is proud to announce that it has received three Independent Reviewers of New England Award (IRNE) nominations in the large theatre category for its 2016 production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame including Best Set Design, Best Lighting Design, and Best Actor in a Musical. The IRNE Awards honor the best of the previous year's actors, directors, choreographers, designers and companies across the full spectrum of large, mid-size and fringe theater companies in Boston and New England. (more...)

Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents MAMMA MIA for 200th Production
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Inspired by the storytelling magic of ABBA's songs from "Dancing Queen" and "S.O.S." to "Money, Money, Money" and "Take a Chance on Me," Mamma Mia, is a celebration of mothers and daughters, old friends and new family found. Following the production's epic 14-year run on Broadway. Mamma Mia! is on the WBT stage March 23 through June 25, 2017. (more...)

Riverside Center For The Performing Arts Presents SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

The Riverside Center for the Performing Arts in Fredericksburg, Virginia is excited to present the disco musical, Saturday Night Fever starring Michael Notardonato as Tony Manero. Located at 95 Riverside Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA, performances begin on Wednesday March 15th and run until Sunday May 7th. (more...)

Arden Cabaret Series Presents Ben Dibble in ARE WE THERE YET? JUST A LITTLE FATHER(HOOD CABARET)
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Arden Cabaret Series presents Barrymore Award-winning actor, vocalist and cabaret artist Ben Dibble in ARE WE THERE YET? JUST A LITTLE FATHER(HOOD CABARET) on Friday, March 17 and Saturday, March 18, at 8pm. Dibble takes the stage in the Arden's 100-seat Studio Theatre at the Hamilton Family Arts Center, 62 N. 2nd Street in Old City, Philadelphia. The Honorary Producers are David and Christina Fryman. (more...)

Lynn University's Live at Lynn Series to Present Tenors Unlimited
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The internationally acclaimed operatic trio Tenors Unlimited, the 'Rat Pack of Opera', the UK's classical crossover 'man band' will be performing on Saturday, March 25 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, March 26 at 4 pm in their new show "From Venice to Vegas" as part of their USA tour. (more...)

MAME Adds Performance at Riverside Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Due to popular demand, a performance has been added to the regularly scheduled run of Mame. The added performance will take place on Sunday, March 19 at 7:30pm, making week two of the run a 9-performance week. Mame runs from March 7 -26, 2017 at Riverside Theatre. (more...)

Print Room Reveals More Details on Karen Blixen Double Bill
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Print Room at the Coronet has today announced further details for Out of Blixen and Babette's Feast, two productions that will run consecutively, putting a spotlight on the fascinating life and writing of Karen Blixen. (more...)

Mark Ballas to Return as 'Frankie Valli' When JERSEY BOYS Hits Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Casting has been announced for the Los Angeles engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical 'Jersey Boys,' the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, previewing May 16 and 17, opening May 18 continuing through June 24, 2017, at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. (more...)

Gary Lamont To Star In GREASE At King's Theatre Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

???????Grease is the word! Glaswegian star Gary Lamont (River City) joins the cast of Grease for two weeks only to play the role of Teen Angel. Gary will take on the role during the tour's dates at the King's Theatre, Glasgow, 9-20 May 2017. (more...)

Superstars des Musical HOLLYWOOD DREAMS LIVE 2017 mit Pia Douwes, Alexander Klaws, Sabrina Weckerlin und Mark Seibert
by Marcel Konrath - Mar 31, 2017

Superstars des Musical HOLLYWOOD DREAMS LIVE 2017 mit Pia Douwes, Alexander Klaws, Sabrina Weckerlin und Mark Seibert (more...)

Tom Parker and Danielle Wilde to Star in UK National Tour of GREASE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Grease is the word! The hit 70s musical returns in 2017 for a UK tour, opening in Manchester on 10 March 2017. Casting for the tour includes Tom Parker (The Wanted) who makes his musical theatre debut playing Danny Zuko, Danielle Hope (Over the Rainbow winner) who plays Sandy, and Louisa Lytton (Strictly Come Dancing, EastEnders) who plays Rizzo. (more...)

FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE Returns to London in Brand New Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Underbelly Productions have today confirmed that a brand new production of Clarke Peters' Olivier Award-winning and Tony-Award nominated musical, Five Guys Named Moe, will open in September 2017 in a brand new pop-up theatre for London in Marble Arch. (more...)

Olivia Newton John & John Travolta to Reunite for 40th Anniversary of GREASE
by Movies News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

In a new interview with the Mirror today, Olivia Newton-John revealed that she and GREASE co-star John Travolta will reunite to celebrate the film's 40th anniversary. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Dancing Queens are Out in WBT's MAMMA MIA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

Inspired by the storytelling magic of ABBA's songs from "Dancing Queen" and "S.O.S." to "Money, Money, Money" and "Take a Chance on Me," Mamma Mia, is a celebration of mothers and daughters, old friends and new family found.  Following the production's epic 14-year run on Broadway. Mamma Mia!  is on the WBT stage  March 23 through June 25, 2017.   (more...)

STAYIN' ALIVE: A GRAMMY SALUTE TO THE MUSIC OF THE BEE GEES to Air on CBS, 4/16
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Recording Academy¬ģ, AEG Ehrlich Ventures, and CBS celebrate the 40th anniversary of the landmark soundtrack to the film Saturday Night Fever with an all-star special- STAYIN' ALIVE: A GRAMMY SALUTE TO THE MUSIC OF THE BEE GEES-on Sunday, April 16 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/ PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Natalie Weiss Boards DUETS WITH THE WRITE TEACHER(S), VOLUME 5 at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Natalie Weiss has joined DUETS with thewriteteachers.com Volume 5, which is set for April 22 at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Joe Cassidy and Constantine Maroulis to Lead Gopnik & Shire's New Musical 'THE MOST BEAUTIFUL ROOM' at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre, under the director of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents the world premiere of The Most Beautiful Room in New York, a new musical with book and lyrics by Adam Gopnik and music by David Shire, directed by Edelstein. (more...)

Riverside Theatre Concludes 2016-17 Season with SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, ends the 2016-2017 Season with the exciting musical, Saturday Night Fever. Performing on the Stark Stage from April 11 - 30, 2017, Saturday Night Fever is sponsored by Linda & Mel Teetz and Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers Group. Saturday Night Fever is produced in association with the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia. (more...)

New Titles Coming to Amazon Video and Prime Video in April
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

BWW has a list of new titles coming to Amazon Prime Video and Amazon Video in April. April brings four highly-anticipated Amazon Original Series, one series special and one Amazon Original Movie available for Prime members to stream or download at no additional cost to their membership (more...)

Paige Davis to Star in MISS ABIGAIL'S GUIDE TO DATING, MATING, & MARRIAGE at CLO Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO has announced the cast of the Pittsburgh premiere of Off-Broadway sensation, MISS ABIGAIL'S GUIDE TO DATING, MATING, & MARRIAGE, May 11-August 13 at the CLO Cabaret. (more...)

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Director's Cut Debuts on Blu-ray & Digital HD 5/2
by Movies News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The film that both captured and defined a generation celebrates its 40thanniversary with a brand new Director's Cut of Saturday Night Fever arriving on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD for the first time ever on May 2, 2017 (more...)

Lake Worth Playhouse Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The Lake Worth Playhouse has just announced their 2017/18 Season! (more...)

Casting Announced for Salisbury Playhouse's BEFORE THE PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Casting has been announced for Salisbury Playhouse's new production of Rodney Ackland's Before the Party. (more...)

Shea's to Say 'Willkommen' to CABARET This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

As part of their 50th Anniversary Season, the critically acclaimed and award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company is proud to present, direct from Broadway, the national tour of SAM MENDES (Skyfall, American Beauty) and ROB MARSHALL's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET, playing April 25-30, 2017 for eight performances at Shea's Buffalo Theatre as part of the M&T Bank 2016-17 Broadway Series. (more...)

Actors from Around the Globe to Bring Drama, Laughs and Rain to Berkeley Rep in MONSOON WEDDING World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full and final casting for the world premiere of Monsoon Wedding. The musical stage production will be directed by acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair and hosts a cast of 20 actors from around the globe. (more...)

Bee Gees 'Timeless: The All-Time Greatest Hits' to Be Released Worldwide 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

On April 21,Capitol/UMe will release a new career-spanning collection of top hits by one of music's most legendary and acclaimed groups, the Bee Gees. (more...)

Broadway Palm Announces 25th Anniversary Season!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Broadway Palm is proud to announce its 25th Anniversary Season which includes eight main stage productions, five productions in The Off Broadway Palm, four Children's Theatre productions (TBA), and five concerts. Individual tickets go on sale June 1, 2017.  (more...)

Professional Dancers Society to Honor Carol Channing at 2017 Gypsy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Legendary performer Carol Channing has been named the honoree for the Professional Dancers Society's (PDS) annual Gypsy Awards Luncheon, it was announced by PDS President, Mitzi Gaynor and PDS Board Chairman, Joni Berry. (more...)

Ed Hoopman, Maritza Bostic and Jared Troilo to Lead CAMELOT at Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

A love triangle for the ages meets a new adaptation for today in Lerner & Loewe's CAMELOT at Lyric Stage. (more...)

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER New Directors Cut Arrives on Blu-ray and DVD 5/2
by Movies News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the seminal classic Saturday Night Fever when the new Director's Cut arrives on Blu-ray and DVD May 2, 2017. (more...)

CABARET to Play San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The critically acclaimed and award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company is proud to present, direct from Broadway, the national tour of SAM MENDES (Skyfall, American Beauty) and ROB MARSHALL's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET, playing San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts (255 S. Almaden, San Jose) June 6-11, 2017. Press night for CABARET will be held on Tuesday, June 6 at 7:30 p.m. (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 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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

THE WONDER YEARS Musical and More Highlight Riverside Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, is excited to announce its 2017-2018 Season. Building on the success and support the theatre has attained over the last few years, Riverside is proud to present our magnificent season of music, comedy, and drama. (more...)

Learn Everything About the Cast of GROUNDHOG DAY- Opens Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Based on the iconic film, GROUNDHOG DAY The Musical is reimagined by the award-winning creators of the international hit¬†Matilda The Musical-including director Matthew Warchus and songwriter Tim Minchin-with a book by original screenwriter Danny Rubin. Starring two-time Tony Award¬ģ nominee Andy Karl, GROUNDHOG DAY is the new musical comedy about living life to the fullest, one day at a time. Meet the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Photo Flash: CHICAGO Has an Easter Egg Hunt, SUNSET BOULEVARD Wishes Everyone a Hoppy Easter, and More Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2017

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! This week the casts are celebrating the holiday weekend and having a great time! CHICAGO held a fun Easter egg hunt and the ladies of SUNSET BOULEVARD brought out their 'bunny ears'. Meanwhile AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is up to more Photoshop shenanigans, and SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE is staying healthy for their final week. Check out more Saturday Intermission Pics below! (more...)

Summer Stages: Long Island Spring/Summer 2017 Preview
by Melissa Giordano - Apr 14, 2017

Spring is in the air and that means a hopping theatre scene is in full force on Long Island. For the past almost six years, I've truly enjoyed traveling the Island to tell you about the amazing shows and extraordinary talent that we have. (more...)

BWW Review: Strut and Hustle to Riverside To Catch SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER And You'll Feel Like Dancing
by Jeffrey Walker - Apr 14, 2017

While not landmark piece of musical theatre, Saturday Night Fever delivers a few hours of escapist fun and a slew of 1970's disco tunes that will likely take some audience members back to their days in bell bottoms, platform shoes, and hustling the night away. With strong leading performances, a strong emphasis on disco moves, and 20-plus songs from the Bee Gees and other tunes from the era, Saturday Night Fever provides some escapist fun for a few hours. Riverside Center's production opened March 15 and continues through May 7, 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER at the Riverside Center
by Stage Tube - Apr 14, 2017

The Riverside Center for the Performing Arts in Fredericksburg, Virginia is excited to present the disco musical, Saturday Night Fever starring Michael Notardonato as Tony Manero. Located at 95 Riverside Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA, performances begin on Wednesday March 15th and run until Sunday May 7th. (more...)

Cast Announced for Staged Reading of MEDICINE THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Startup Productions has announced the casting for the premier staged reading of Medicine the Musical, a new musical by Michal Ehrenreich. Directed by Rachel Klein with musical director Andy Peterson, Medicine the Musical will be performed at two showings on April 24, 2017 at the Daryl Roth Theater. (more...)

Alfred Haber, Inc. Acquires Exclusive International Rights for 'Stayin' Alive: A Grammy' Salute To The Music Of The Bee Gees'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Alfred Haber, President of Alfred Haber, Inc., announced today the company has recently secured the exclusive international rights for the upcoming 'Stayin' Alive: A GRAMMY Salute To The Music Of The Bee Gees' (more...)

From Screen to Stage - An In-Depth Look at Broadway's Latest Adaptations
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 1, 2017

Whether they will earn rave reviews from critics and audiences alike remains to be seen, but today BWW takes an in-depth look at this season's screen-to-stage offerings. (more...)

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