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Royale Theatre (New York, NY)
242 W. 45th St.

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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.



Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses I LOVE MY WIFE and COLETTE COLLAGE
by Behind the Curtain - Mar 9, 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: Wife swapping set to music & Lady Holiday throws some shade! (more...)

BWW Review: WEST SIDE STORY at Casa Manana
by Kyle Christopher West - Mar 9, 2017

There's one sizable concern that I have about Casa Manana's production of WEST SIDE STORY, and that's the fact that it's only slated to perform for two weekends, with closing night quickly approaching. This version of the classic 1950's American musical may not only be the best production to appear in The Dome in recent memory, but this local showing could quite probably rival any previous incarnation of the show altogether…ever. (more...)

First Ever Sign Language Musical OLIVER IN THE OVERWORLD Hits The Road This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

This spring, the acclaimed Krazy Kat Theatre Company presents the world premiere of the first ever sign language musical for families. Oliver In the Overworld, a family show for three to six year olds, hits the road for a six week national tour from April 7. (more...)

GEORGIE: MY ADVENTURES WITH GEORGE ROSE Announces Final Weeks Before Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Producers Martin Platt and David Elliott with Mary Cossette, Jamie deRoy, Riki Kane Larimer, Richard Winkler, and Mike Blank, have announced the limited engagement of the critically acclaimed New York premiere of Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose, the new play written by and starring Ed Dixon (Sunset Boulevard, Les Miserables) with direction by Eric Schaeffer (Follies, Million Dollar Quartet) will conclude its Off-Broadway run on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at The Loft at The Davenport Theatre (354 West 45th Street, between 8th & 9th Avenues) where performances began January 25, 2017. At closing, Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose will have played 8 preview and 54 regular performances. A national tour is planned for later this summer. (more...)

CAGNEY to Conclude its Celebrated Run this May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Cagney, the hit musical about Hollywood's tough guy in tap shoes,will conclude its celebrated run atThe Westside Theatre on Sunday, May 28, 2017. Cagney began performances at The Westside Theatre March 16, 2016, prior to an official opening on April 3, 2016. When Cagney takes its final curtain call at The Westside Theatre, the production will have played a total of 502 performances (including 21 previews).   (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Tour Cast to Hold Benefit Concert in LA for the ACLU
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The cast of the National Tour of An American in Paris will put on a one-night benefit concert in Los Angeles to support the ACLU on Monday, April 3, 2017. The concert, called A Night of Light, will take place at 8:00 pm at The Prospect Theatre at 6356 Hollywood Blvd. in Los Angeles, CA. (more...)

DANCING ON GLASS, LIVE LOVE BOLLYWOOD and MUCIC A'LA CARTE Kick Off Dance For All's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Dance for All has announced three of its key performances for 2017, the first of which will be seen at the US Woordwees this week. DANCING ON GLASS, LIVE LOVE BOLLYWOOD and MUCIC A'LA CARTE will all showcase dancers from this Athlone-based dance academy. (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Tour Cast to Hold L.A. Benefit Concert for the ACLU
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The cast of the National Tour of An American in Paris will put on a one-night benefit concert in Los Angeles to support the ACLU on Monday, April 3, 2017. The concert, called A Night of Light, will take place at 8:00 pm at The Prospect Theatre at 6356 Hollywood Blvd. in Los Angeles, CA. (more...)

Fringe Hit LETTERS TO WINDSOR HOUSE to Head Out on UK Tour This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Letters to Windsor House (no, not that one) is the latest show from multi award winning duo Rebecca Biscuit and Louise Mothersole, aka Sh!t Theatre. Following its sold out season at London's Soho Theatre the show is undertaking an extensive tour. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Tony-Nominated Actor Paul Kandel
by Behind the Curtain - Mar 5, 2017

Up there, high, high in the lovely apartment in midtown Manhattan, lives the mysterious Paul Kandel. Who is this creature? What is he? How did he come to be there? Hush! Rob and Kevin will tell you as they sit down with the wonderful Mr. Kandel, best known for his role as Uncle Ernie in THE WHO'S TOMMY and as the voice of Clopin in Disney's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME.  (more...)

Hear That Bugle Call and Get IN THE MOOD at Spencer Theater 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

 IN THE MOOD, a Song and Dance celebration of the music of the fabulous 1930s & 40s Big Band era. The great melodies, lyrics and jazzy orchestrations of this era virtually moved the nations spirit and became the sentimental soundtrack of the world. It was a time that all Americans were listening and dancing to the same kind of music. With a sensational 13 piece String of Pearls Big Band Orchestra and a fabulous IN THE MOOD Singers and Dancers cast, the great melodies are given full respect at the Spencer Theater Friday, March 10 at 7 p.m. in a two-act production sponsored in-part by Ron & Sandra Carroll. Excellent seats start at just $39. Call the Spencer Box Office at 575.336.4800 or www.spencertheater.com for tickets and information. (more...)

86th Annual Waa-Mu Show 'BEYOND BELIEF' Will Celebrate Everyday Heroes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

"Beyond Belief: a superhero story" will invite audiences to look for the extraordinary within themselves, when the 86th annual Waa-Mu Show opens April 28 at Northwestern University. (more...)

BWW Interview: Sandip Soparrkar of JANNAT CENTRAL at Prithvi Theatre
by Zofeen Maqsood - Mar 27, 2017

Famous Bollywood choreographer Sandip Soparrkar recently made an impressive theatrical debut with an emotionally charged performance in a dance play titled Jannat Central (more...)

Show Choir Canada, Canada's Best Young Performers, Returns & Expands in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

The 7th annual, highly anticipated and internationally regarded Show Choir Canada Junior Championships and Show Choir Canada Championships return to Toronto, Friday April 7, 2017, andSaturday April 8, 2017, at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre to showcase the very best of Canada's next generation of music and stage superstars. (more...)

BWW Feature: The Original Stage and Screen Cast of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: Where are They Now?
by Rachel Crawford - Mar 26, 2017

The first BEAUTY AND THE BEAST came out in 1991 and starred both new and veteran actors and actresses. The Disney classic was so successful it transferred to the stage only three years later and had an exceptional run on Broadway for over 10 years. The talented actors of both stage and screen have gone on to add other great roles to their list of credits. (more...)

British Actress Liz Robertson Brings LERNER WITHOUT LOEWE To Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

British Actress Liz Robertson returns to New York to perform her new show 'LERNER WITHOUT LOEWE' at Don't Tell Mama, on Thursday, April 6th at 7:30pm. Her musical director is multi MAC Award winning Mark Janas. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Broadway Super-Producer, Barry Weissler
by Behind the Curtain - Mar 26, 2017

The words 'Just Do It' should be emblazoned across the office walls of  Tony Award winning producer Barry Weissler. On a beautiful Spring day, Barry invited Rob and Kevin into his offices to discuss his career and how he produced the revivals of CHICAGO, ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, and GREASE and gave power to new shows like THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, FALSETTOS, and WAITRESS. (more...)

BWW Review: Toe-Tapping 42ND STREET Tour Brings Sunny Song and Dance to Providence
by Veronica Bruscini - Mar 25, 2017

When it comes to classic song-and-dance theater, it doesn't get much more "Broadway" than 42ND STREET. The show is breezy and buoyant, a carefree love letter to the Great White Way and to the art of the stage musical. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Phoenix You Might Have Missed 3/24 - BULLETS OVER BROADWAY and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Check out the top stories from Phoenix you might have missed this week and more! Top Stories From Phoenix You Might Have Missed 3/24 - BULLETS OVER BROADWAY and More! (more...)

'And Then, Nothing Happened! The Spontaneous Song and Dance of Oya Zen-Rama' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

'And Then, Nothing Happened! The Spontaneous Song and Dance of Oya Zen-Rama' (published by Balboa Press AU) is a collection of verse and spiritual sutras delivered by author Oya Zen-Rama. The book chronicles the author's journey toward enlightenment and his life beyond, offering readers insights into his spiritual transformation. (more...)

Jessica Wu's BRASS HEART THE MUSICAL Gets Benefit Workshop Presentation
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Royal Family Production (RFP) will present a benefit workshop presentation of the new musical Brass Heart by RFP associate artistic director Jessica Wu. The musical will be directed by Chris Henry with choreography by Lorna Ventura and will take place on Sunday, April 2nd with a special pre-show cocktail reception ($250, reception begins at 5pm) and Monday, April 3rdat 12:30pm. Royal Family Performing Arts Space is located at 145 West 46th Street, 3rd Floor. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.RoyalFamilyProductions.org. (more...)

Brian Mulay's THE LOVE CURRICULUM Cabaret Musical Headed to Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Mulay Initiatives presents The Love Curriculum, an entertaining evening of Song and Dance exploring our universal journey in the pursuit of love, written and performed by Brian Mulay (Yank, A New Musical).   (more...)

Vail Dance 2017 Festival To Kick Off It's 29th Year 7/29-8/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

 On July 29, the Vail Dance Festival kicks off its 29th year (July 29- August 12) with a season of new collaborations, artist debuts, and world premieres. (more...)

Photo Flash: Shuffle Off with Brand-New Shots of 42ND STREET in London
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

42nd STREET, the quintessential backstage musical comedy classic, is currently in previews at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane for an opening on 4 April 2017. BroadwayWorld has a fresh batch of production photos below! (more...)

Betty Buckley to Release STORY SONGS Live Album This Spring; Track List Revealed!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley will introduce her powerful new live double album Story Songs from Palmetto Records on Friday, April 7. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Chats Bea Arthur's Wicked Tongue, Audra McDonald's Golden Voice
by Behind the Curtain - Mar 22, 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: The wicked tongue of Bea Arthur & the golden voice of Audra McDonald.  (more...)

IRVING BERLIN'S HOLIDAY INN Now Available for Professional Licensing!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

R&H Theatricals, a division of Rodgers and Hammerstein, An Imagem Company, has just announced that IRVING BERLIN'S HOLIDAY INN is now available for licensing by professional theaters.  (more...)

Brooklyn Arts Exchange Announces Mariana Valencia's ALBUM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Brooklyn Arts Exchange is proud to announce ALBUM by Mariana Valencia (2016/17 BAX Artist in Residence). The show will play April 7, 2017 at 8:00pm and  April 8 at 7:00pm and 9:00pm.  (more...)

The Heather Brothers' HOLY CRAP to Play King's Head Theatre This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Heather Brothers, writers of the hugely popular A Slice of Saturday Night, return with a brand new musical comedy brimming with sin, salvation and sacrilege. Bringing together the creative team from cult hits Shock Treatment and The Toxic Avenger, the premiere marks Benji Sperring's first production at the King's Head following his appointment as Associate Director and the triumph of Shock Treatment. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Chats with Three-Time Tony-Nominee Rebecca Luker
by Behind the Curtain - Mar 19, 2017

The hills are alive with the warmth and wit of three time Tony nominee Rebecca Luker. Best known for her appearances in THE SECRET GARDEN, SHOW BOAT, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, MARY POPPINS, and FUN HOME, Rebecca makes a splash on today's episode! (more...)

Environmental Consciousness, Corporate Greed and More Fill Berkeley Playhouse's Stage in URINETOWN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

In a time when Bay Area headlines feature stories about corrupt politicians, global warming, drought updates, water conservation measures, grass-roots protests, and big, revolutionary Broadway shows coming to town, Berkeley Playhouse is proud to present the three-time Tony Award-winning musical about corrupt politicians, global warming, drought updates, water conservation measures, public protests, and big, revolutionary Broadway shows (but not that one)-Urinetown, the Musical. (more...)

Jesus Comes To Little Theatre of Manchester with GODSPELL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

???????Little Theatre of Manchester (LTM) continues its 2017 season with the musical theatre phenomenon Godspell. Parables vibrantly come to life in the beloved family-friendly musical based on The Gospel According to St. Matthew. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tony Danza Encores STANDARDS & STORIES at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 17, 2017

His tux fits perfectly, sleeves just the right length so you can see the cuff links. Tony Danza is a guy with a personality and musical ability that wins you over from the first note he sings.  Then he tells his stories and his jokes, which make you feel you would like to spend a week with him.  That's a Tony Danza cabaret show, or to use a more authentic word, "night club act".   (more...)

BWW Review: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Hits The Bullseye!
by Herbert Paine - Mar 17, 2017

I daresay that Phoenix Theatre's current production of BULLETS OVER BROADWAY is the musical highlight of the 2016-2017 theatre season. It is vintage Michael Barnard, full directorial guns blazing with a keen eye for the best in top-notch craftsmanship and splendid theatricality. His stellar cast, featuring some of the most versatile song-and-dance performers in the Valley of the Sun is locked and loaded for a volley of high-powered performances in a series of spirited numbers that are guaranteed to create a perpetual smile. (more...)

Sh!t Theatre to Bring LETTERS TO WINDSOR to HOME Manchester This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Letters to Windsor House (no, not that one) is the latest show from multi award- winning duo Sh!t Theatre, comprising Louise Mothersole and Rebecca Biscuit, whose last appearance at HOME was in Women's Hour in HOME'S ORBIT Festival in autumn 2016. Letters to Windsor House plays at HOME for four performances, Wed 19 - Fri 21 April 2017. (more...)

Centerstage Presents the World Premiere of SQUATCH! THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Centerstage Theatre proudly presents the world premiere of Squatch! The Musical by Katherine Jett.  When sightings of Sasquatch stir up a local town, a group of 8-11 year old aspiring crypto-zoologists, scientists, and cynics resolve to find the elusive creature.  (more...)

BWW Review: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Desert Theatreworks is Rip-Roaringly Funny
by Audrey Liebross - Mar 16, 2017

Desert Theatreworks (DTW) is currently presenting a howlingly funny, expert production of the musical farce THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, featuring brilliant performances and direction, and nonstop lunacy. (more...)

VIDEO: Darren Criss Talks HEDWIG, 'Flash' Musical Episode & More on 'Conan'
by TV News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

On last night's CONAN, guest Darren Criss talked about dressing like a woman in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH and reveals he is disappointed he'll never look that pretty again. (more...)

SMT Finishes 39th Season with Cole Porter Classic KISS ME KATE!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Seattle Musical Theatre, Seattle's longest-running musical theatre company, ends its 39th season with the Cole Porter classic, Kiss Me Kate!. The show runs from April 7th through April 30th; Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2pm, and a special Thursday performance on April 27th at 7:30pm. (more...)

Michelle Dorrance, Bill Irwin, Chris Jackson, Tiler Peck and More Set for DEMO: SONG & DANCE at The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

After paying tribute to artistic inspirations during Fall 2016's DEMO, Damian Woetzel continues to unite artists from across fields around a common theme in performance on April 3, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. in the Eisenhower Theater. This installment of the multi-genre series brings together acclaimed artists for a special one-night performance to celebrate the combination of Song and Dance. (more...)

HAVANA BC Recreates in Song and Dance the Romance of Cuban Night Life Before Castro
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Havana, Cuba before Fidel Castro: it was a tropical paradise for the well-heeled. A place where movie stars, jet-setters and celebrities went to take the sun and catch the incredible music scene. Think Desi Arnaz, Perez Prado, Miguelito Valdez, Tito Puente and Celia Cruz, and classic numbers like Babalu, The Peanut Vendor, Cuban Pete and The Cuban Love Song, among others. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses COME FROM AWAY and 'Second Act Trouble'
by Behind the Curtain - Mar 15, 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 invent the Broadway Home Shopping Network! Plus, a new musical and a good read!  (more...)

CAGNEY Goes on Tonight, Offers $25 Rush Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Outside there is snow, but on with the show! Now is the time to grab your tickets to see hit musical Cagney. $25 rush tickets are available for tonight's performance, Tuesday, March 14, at 7PM. (more...)

Chris Wells' New Show IT WILL ALL WORK OUT Set for Dixon Place This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Dixon Place presents the world premiere of Chris Wells' new show IT WILL ALL WORK OUT on Friday, April 14th at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Tony-Winner Chuck Cooper
by Behind the Curtain - Mar 13, 2017

It 'Don't Take Too Much' to be excited that Tony Award winner Chuck Cooper swings by Shetler Studios to talk to Rob and Kevin about his forty plus year career onstage in shows like THE LIFE, PASSION, and CAROLINE, OR CHANGE. Chuck pulls back the curtain on his career, including how he survived GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER, what was so magical about Cy Coleman's hands, and why he was the most musical washer machine you ever saw ! (more...)

Bed Down For Hilarious Musical Based On Classic Fairytale at Koorliny Arts Centre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2017

WHAT do you get when you mix one pea, 20 mattresses and a princess-to-be named Fred? A raucous, romantic and melodic spin on the Hans Christian Andersen classic The Princess and the Pea, playing at the Koorliny Arts Centre this April. (more...)

Tony Award Winning Ben Vereen Performs at Broadway Theatre of Pitman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2017

Ben Vereen is bringing his one man show, Steppin' Out with Ben Vereen, to the Broadway Theatre of Pitman. Ben's show is a unique blend of artistry, combining a tribute to Broadway, Frank Sinatra, and a very special tribute to Sammy Davis Jr. Featuring songs such as 'Defying Gravity,' 'Mr. Bojangles,' 'For Good' from Wicked and 'Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries.' Join us for Steppin' Out with Ben Vereen - a show of Song and Dance, filled with entertainment and laughter, stories and inspiration! (more...)

Impromptunes Returns with Two Improvised Musical Shows
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2017

After a critically acclaimed debut at Edinburgh Fringe Festival and a smash-hit Spiegeltent run in Perth Fringe World, Australia's favourite improvised musical comedy troupe Impromptunes is taking on Melbourne International Comedy Festival with not one, but two improvised musicals! (more...)

42ND STREET Plays the Candlelight 3/23 – 6/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

The Candlelight Dinner Playhouse is proud to present the quintessential Broadway musical,42nd Street by Michael Stewart with music and lyrics Harry Warren and Al Dubin. (more...)

BWW Preview: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - Mar 10, 2017

If you are looking for a lighthearted evening of theatre that manages to keep you laughing the entire night, then Theatre Baton Rouge's production of "THE DROWSY CHAPERONE" certainly fits the bill. (more...)

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