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Song and Dance is a musical comprising two acts, one told entirely in "Song" and one entirely in "Dance", tied together by a love story.



The first part is Tell Me On A Sunday, with lyrics by Don Black and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, about a young British woman's romantic misadventures in New York City and Hollywood. The second part is a ballet choreographed to Variations, composed by Lloyd Webber for his cellist brother Julian, which is based on the A Minor Caprice No. 24 by Paganini.



Photo Coverage: 42ND STREET Arrives in London at Theatre Royal Drury Lane
by Roy Tan - Mar 31, 2017

42nd Street is the Song and Dance, American dream fable of Broadway. Young Peggy Sawyer is fresh off the bus from small-town America and just another face in the chorus line on Broadway's newest show. (more...)

BWW Review: A VAUDEVILLE FIASCO at The Other Side
by William Geheren - Mar 30, 2017

It was a night filled with wonder, talent and hilarity as Inhabit Theater performed A VAUDEVILLE FIASCO at The Other Side in Crystal Lake (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 7, 2017
by - Apr 7, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Mason Street Warehouse Summer Line-Up Dazzles to Celebrate SCA's 15th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Mason Street Warehouse housed at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts (SCA) is celebrating its 15th Anniversary, bringing a dazzling lineup to the stage. (more...)

BWW Review: With Effortless Style, Matthew Morrison Makes His Music City Debut
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 7, 2017

Oozing charm, exuding confidence and with a sense of effortless style, Broadway's song-and-dance man Matthew Morrison makes his Music City debut in a three-night stand at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, backed by the Grammy Award-winning musicians of the Nashville Symphony under the baton of conductor Steven Jarvi. (more...)

M&M American Dance Company Presents CONTACT!, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

In this passionate and original show of dance and love songs, the gifted and elegant husband and wife Song and Dance team Michael Kessler and Melinda Jackson, featuring their company M&M American Dance Theatre, will present “CONTACT!” at the South Point's 400-seat showroom on Sunday, May 21, 7:30 p.m. The (more...)

Rock Musical THE QUENTIN DENTIN SHOW Returns
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Following a highly successful run at Above The Arts, the cult hit rock musical, The Quentin Dentin Show is back. This is The Rocky Horror Picture Show for the new Millennium. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: On New 'Behind the Curtain,' Mark Twain Needs a Melody & Nathan Lane Needs a Nyquil
by Behind the Curtain - Apr 5, 2017

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all things show business. This Week: Nathan Lane needs a Nyquil & Mark Twain needs a melody! (more...)

Photo Flash: The Duchess of Cambridge, Morgan Freeman & More at 42ND STREET West End Opening
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Last night, musical 42ND STREET opened at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London's West End. The show received a royal seal of approval from Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, who was given a pair of golden tap shoes by the producers and writer/director Mark Bramble. The Duchess attended the show in her role as Royal Patron of East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH). (more...)

Photo Flash: CAGNEY, THE MUSICAL Company Toasts to One Year Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

The company of Cagney, the hit musical about Hollywood's tough guy in tap shoes, celebrated one year of performances at The Westside Theatre with a champagne toast onstage, last night, April 4. Scroll down for photos from the festivities! (more...)

The Columbus Symphony to Meld Musical Cultures in the EAST MEETS WEST FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Conducted by CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov, this exotic, multi-media program presents a sensuous mix of eastern and middle-eastern colors. (more...)

BWW Feature: Melodious Musical Month of April in Singapore
by Shannen Tan - Apr 4, 2017

Singapore has been bitten by the musical theatre bug. Judging from the bumper crop of musical theatre productions in the local theatre calendar, fans of the form have much to be eager about. For those who are eager to catch on to the musical boom, do not fret. There is a lot to sing (and dance) about in the month of April in Singapore.  (more...)

Corporate Satire Stars Virginia Beach Performer Andrew Nelin and Broadway's Elisabeth Evans
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Anyone who loves movies such as Office Space, loathes their boss, or has ever been at odds with the 'buffoonery' of big business, take note: Virginia Musical Theatre (VMT) is back at it again with another production that will leave audiences laughing, relating, and commiserating. (more...)

BWW Review: Wonderfully Fun and Entertaining DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS at Sooner Theatre
by Robert Barossi - Apr 3, 2017

The musical theatre scene is filled with adaptations of Hollywood movies, to the point of overflowing. Some of these musical stage versions of popular movies have not translated well (Ghost and Flashdance, I'm looking at you). On the other hand, a number of them have gone on to become highly successful Broadway musicals, winning a number of Tony awards as well as critical and audience raves. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is part of the latter group and is now getting a breezy and extremely fun production at Sooner Theatre in Norman. (more...)

CAGNEY Marks One Year Off-Broadway This Week; Broadway Run in the Works
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

The company of Cagney, the hit musical about Hollywood's tough guy in tap shoes, will celebrate one year of performances at The Westside Theatre on Tuesday, April 4. (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...)

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Director, Producer, Actor Don Scardino
by Behind the Curtain - Apr 3, 2017

Yes, he has directed some of entertainment's greatest comedians, including Tina Fey, Steve Carrell, Alec Baldwin, and Jim Carrey, BUT its onstage where Don Scardino first made a name for himself. As one of Broadway's most sought after young actors, he appeared in such cult musicals as ANGEL, KING OF HEARTS, and PARK! But, then he donned his directing cap to bring A FEW GOOD MEN, LENNON, and countless others to life!  (more...)

Vivian Reed and Allan Harris to Bring CENTRAL PARK & OTHER DREAMS to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

On Friday, May 19, 2017 at 9:30 pm at Feinstein's/54 Below, 'Central Park & Other Dreams,' under the musical direction of Marty Ashby, the GRAMMY Award Executive Producer of MCG Jazz, will celebrate the sights and sounds of the Big Apple with performances by the jazz world's coolest musicians, featuring multi-award winning artist Vivian Reed (Bubbling Brown Sugar) and internationally acclaimed vocalist and guitarist Allan Harris. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Tony-Winning Producer, Sue Frost
by Behind the Curtain - Apr 24, 2017

Sue Frost is one of the most inspirational producers working on Broadway. In addition to her indefatigable generosity, Sue is one of the theatre's loudest advocates for new musicals. In addition to the Tony Award winning Memphis, Sue also produced MAKE ME A SONG, FIRST DATE, DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, and one of Behind the Curtain's favorite musicals, this season's COME FROM AWAY. Sue pulls back the curtain on her career, including how a train ride to Washington DC cemented her journey, what was the impetus to produce COME FROM AWAY, and why she refunded 1,506 people in one night! Also, Sue walks us through the process of producing a new musical!  (more...)

BWW Review: 'Dinner and a Show' - Media Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY and Tom's dim Sum
by Pati Buehler - Apr 24, 2017

Media Theatre takes to the streets of 1950's New York for a rousing production of one of musical theater's most beloved, iconic classics. (more...)

BWW Review: Bette Midler's The Star Attraction, But HELLO, DOLLY! is The Star
by Michael Dale - Apr 23, 2017

Yes, yes, we all know… Bette Midler is the above the title attraction and her presence is the reason the latest Broadway revival of HELLO, DOLLY! is the season's hottest new ticket. And she delivers. As Dolly Gallagher Levi, one of the most grandly showcased leading characters ever written for the musical stage, Midler glows with the pure joy that comes with the need to entertain as she lands schticky gags, sings with moxie, conveys lovely sincerity and leads the colorful parade proudly strutting across the Shubert stage. (more...)

BWW Review: NELL GWYNN, King's Theatre, Edinburgh
by Gregor Dickson - Apr 21, 2017

Jessica Swale's play about the unlikely heroine who went from lowly orange seller to national treasure features a stand-out titular performance by Laura Pitt-Pulford. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek at Highlights of VMT's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
by Stage Tube - Apr 21, 2017

Anyone who loves movies such as Office Space, loathes their boss, or has ever been at odds with the 'buffoonery' of big business, take note: Virginia Musical Theatre (VMT) is back at it again with another production that will leave audiences laughing, relating, and commiserating. Opening April 21, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (H2$) continues the VMT tradition, now 26 seasons strong, of bringing Broadway-caliber performing arts to the area. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Stars Courtney Reed and Lauryn Ciardullo Taught a Successful ALADDIN Workshop at A Class Act NY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

A Class Act NY, the acting studio for kids and teens, offered the opportunity for students ages 7-18 to work with Broadway Stars Courtney Reed (Princess Jasmine in ALADDIN) and Lauryn Ciardullo (Jasmine U/S, Ensemble) in a magical ALADDIN workshop. Check out photos from the workshop below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at VMT's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Anyone who loves movies such as Office Space, loathes their boss, or has ever been at odds with the 'buffoonery' of big business, take note: Virginia Musical Theatre (VMT) is back at it again with another production that will leave audiences laughing, relating, and commiserating. Opening April 21, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (H2$) continues the VMT tradition, now 26 seasons strong, of bringing Broadway-caliber performing arts to the area. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses Second Acting, Sammy Davis Jr., Ann Miller, and More
by Behind the Curtain - Apr 19, 2017

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all things show business. This Week: Rob and Kevin debate leaving shows at intermission and 'second act'-ing a show. Plus, Ann Miller's fourth wall, Bob Fosse's debut, Sammy Davis Jr comes to Broadway, and Freddie Martinez makes a come back. (more...)

Alexandra Billings Brings Her Theatrical Cabaret S/HE AND ME To The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Renberg Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center has announced a limited engagement of S/He & Me: A Theatrical Cabaret, written and performed by Alexandra Billings, star of Amazon Prime's hit show Transparent. (more...)

BWW Review: BARNUM: Run Away With This Circus
by Nancy Grossman - Apr 18, 2017

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus may be folding after 146 years in operation, but you can catch Moonbox Productions' loving tribute to its creator, P.T. Barnum at the Roberts Studio Theatre at the Boston Center for the Arts. Director/choreographer Rachel Bertone has crafted a dazzling, dizzying staging of BARNUM, featuring electrifying performances, beautiful vocals, and an array of circus routines that are made to look easy by the talented ensemble cast. Come follow the band and join this circus! (more...)

BWW Interview: Brian Mulay of THE LOVE CURRICULUM at Dixon Place
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 17, 2017

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Brian Mulay of 'The Love Curriculum' that will be performed at Dixon Place on April 23rd and April 24th. (more...)

Single Tickets on Sale Now for Warsaw Federal Incline Theater's Summer Classics Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Tickets to individual shows in the 2017 Summer Classics Season at the Warsaw Federal Incline Theater are NOW on sale! (more...)

Photo Flash: Limelight Performing Arts Brings the Comedic Antics of THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Limelight Performing Arts, in partnership with Studio 3 Performing Arts, will give audiences a taste of American musical comedy in the Roaring 20's with a youth production of The Drowsy Chaperone, which runs April 21 through May 7 at Studio 3's Artspace Theatre in Gilbert. Check out photos from the show below! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discuss the Making of MISS SAIGON with Richard Maltby Jr.
by Behind the Curtain - Apr 16, 2017

'I had such a great time with those two sessions, I'm wondering if you'd like to do a third. With MISS SAIGON opening in March, I wouldn't mind doing a detailed description about how that show was written. There's a real story there and it's never been told.' (more...)

AFTER MIDNIGHT's Brian Davis Set for TAPTASTIC! at The Met Room
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

The Metropolitan Room presents the NYC premiere of 'TAPTASTIC!', the tap dance cabaret starring Brian Davis (After Midnight Norwegian Escape, Showtime at the Apollo) and featuring Pamela Yasutake (Broadway's Shuffle Along, Chloe Arnold's Syncopated Ladies) on April 24 at 9:30PM. (more...)

Farmington Players Present Hit Musical Comedy SPAMALOT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

"At its heart Spamalot is about the pursuit of happiness-how to find your GRAIL in life - which is something everyone can relate to." That's how director Tony Targan describes the hit Broadway musical comedy that will end the Farmington Players season, providing loads of laughter. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: A Midsummer Night's Dream's Minor Characters Get Their Moment In The Spotlight In The Wonderfully Hilarious THE POPULAR MECHANICALS
by Jade Kops - Apr 14, 2017

Keith Robinson and Tony Taylor's fabulous imagining of the bigger story behind William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream's misfit band of 'Rude Mechanicals' comes to life in THE POPULAR MECHANICALS. (more...)

Bill Fayne's BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPERS Come to the Suncoast Showroom 5/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Bill Fayne's 'Broadway Showstoppers' will bring iconic show tunes to the Suncoast Showroom on Saturday, May 27. (more...)

Tina Fey Reportedly Turns Down Offer to Host 2017 TONY AWARDS
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 14, 2017

The 2017 TONY AWARDS are just around the corner and theater fans are anxiously awaiting word as to who will take on hosting duties for this year's ceremony. (more...)

BWW Review: BROADWAY BY THE YEAR Illuminates the Timeless Relationship Between Art and Culture, Paying Tribute to the 1940s
by Casey Mink - Apr 13, 2017

At the most recent BROADWAY BY THE YEAR presentation on March 27, at its usual home of the Town Hall, the 1940s was the sent-up decade from which the evening's performers sang. At a time in the country that currently bears striking and cryptic similarity to that grim period of global history, the resonance of the evening's selections rang eerily. Additionally, they also demonstrated how little the relationship between culture and society has changed over the last seven decades. (more...)

Sally Olson's Carpenters Tribute Concert Set for The Triad
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Acclaimed Karen Carpenter sound-alike and look-alike Sally Olson will appear in concert on Saturday, April 29 at 9:30 pm at the famed Triad Theatre on Manhattan's Upper West Side. The show will include signature covers and hits by the Carpenters, such as 'We've Only Just Begun,' '(They Long To Be) Close To You,' 'Rainy Days and Mondays,' 'Superstar,' and more. (more...)

Columbus Children's Theatre Presents Roald Dahl's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Columbus Children's Theatre will present the regional premiere of Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach May 4-14 at the Lincoln Theatre located at 769 E. Long Street. This production is directed by Ryan Scarlata and choreographed by Dionysia Williams. Music and Lyrics written by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. (more...)

Spanaway Lake High School Presents LEGALLY BLONDE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

???????Spanaway Lake High School  presents Legally Blonde, the musical that is equal parts hilarious and heart-warming, and so much fun, it should be illegal! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Celebrates Four Legends No Longer with Us
by Behind the Curtain - Apr 12, 2017

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all things show business. This Week: Celebrating four legends who are no longer with us! Plus, Rob and Kevin recount some of the most bizarre theatre they have ever seen. (more...)

Feinstein's at the Nikko presents AN EVENING WITH BERNADETTE PETERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Feinstein's at the Nikko is honored to present three-time Tony Award winner-and one of Broadway's most critically acclaimed performers-Bernadette Peters in a one-night-only concert at San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts Theatre (3301 Lyon St., San Francisco) on Saturday, May 13 at 8 p.m. In a glamorous evening as only she can do, Peters will performs songs from the many Broadway shows she has received accolades for, as well as popular American standards and selections by Rodgers & Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, and more! Tickets range in price from $95-$140 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visitingwww.ticketfly.com.  (more...)

Academy Award Nominee and Golden Globe Winner Lesley Ann Warren Steps Into DANCE TO THE MOVIES at NSMT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Academy Award Nominee and Golden Globe Winner Lesley Ann Warren will be stepping into the North Shore Music Theatre touring stop of the new dance show DANCE TO THE MOVIES, replacing previously announced guest stars - Academy Award Winner Shirley Jones and her son, stage and screen star Patrick Cassidy. DANCE OT THE MOVIES, is on stage at Bill Hanney's North Shore Music Theatre for two performances only on April 29, 2017. (more...)

Betty Buckley to Be Feted for Artistic Achievement at The Actors Fund's 2017 Tonys Viewing Party
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

The Actors Fund will celebrate Broadway's Biggest Night at the 21st Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party honoring Tony Award-winning actress and recording artist Betty Buckley on Sunday, June 11, 2017 in Los Angeles. (more...)

Music Mondays at Bay Street Theater to Include Betty Buckley, Billy Porter, Stephen Schwartz, and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the concert series Music Mondays, on Monday nights in July and August at 8 pm. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony-Nominee Anita Gillette
by Behind the Curtain - Apr 10, 2017

The Secret Service might make her nervous but it doesn't stop the wonderful Anita Gillette from telling all in this fascinating interview. Anita invited Rob and Kevin over to her apartment to look back on her Broadway credits including GYPSY, ALL-AMERICAN, MR. PRESIDENT, CABARET, and many others.   (more...)

Minnesota Choir Makes History at 2017 Show Choir Canada Championships
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

History was made on Saturday, April 8, 2017 during the 7th annual, highly anticipated and globally respected Show Choir Canada Championships as the international event's prestigious Grand Championship title was awarded for the first time to competitors outside of Canada, from the United States of America. (more...)

Who Should Host the 2017 TONY AWARDS? BWW Shares Our Top 5 Picks
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 10, 2017

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Tony Award season is just around the corner, leading theater fans to speculate as to who will serve as host of this year's ceremony, returning to Radio City on June 11th. (more...)


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