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Palace Theatre (New York, NY)
1564 Broadway at 47th

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Based upon the original play Jacobowsky and the Colonel by Franz Werfel;

Based upon the American play Jacobowsky and the Colonel by S. N. Behrman

GOOSEBUMPS Author R.L. Stine Is Big Apple Circus' Guest Ringmaster This Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2015

Big Apple Circus welcomes Halloween Guest Ringmaster, R.L. Stine (author of the best-selling children's series GOOSEBUMPS) to a special Halloween performance today, October 31, 2015 at 4:30pm. (more...)

Big Apple Circus Welcomes Guest Ringmaster Commissioner Victor Calise of the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities for Circus of the Senses
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Big Apple Circus welcomes Guest Ringmaster Commissioner Victor Calise of the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities to the Big Top at Lincoln Center on October 29, 2015 at 11am for Circus of the Senses:a specially adapted performance of its all-new show, The GrandTour, that enables children and adults with vision or hearing impairments and other disabilities to experience the joy and wonder of the circus. (more...)

Robbie Fairchild, Michael Arden and Andrea McArdle Join BEST IN SHOWS at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Nora Dominick - Oct 23, 2015

Robert Fairchild, Michael Arden and Andrea McArdle will join Annaleigh Ashford, Bill Berloni, Sutton Foster, Joanna Gleason, Orfeh and Hugh Panaro in Best in Shows, a star-studded cabaret evening to benefit the Humane Society of New York, on Sunday, November 1 at Feinstein's/ 54 Below.  Oscar and Tony Award-winner Joel Grey will be awarded the first annual Humane Society of New York's Sandy Award, presented to an artist who has shown a fierce commitment, through action and advocacy, to the cause of animal rights. (more...)

GOOSEBUMPS Author R.L. Stine Will Be Big Apple Circus' Guest Ringmaster This Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

Big Apple Circus welcomes Halloween Guest Ringmaster, R.L. Stine (author of the best-selling children's series GOOSEBUMPS) to a special Halloween performance on October 31, 2015 at 4:30pm. (more...)

Debbie Gravite, Jason Graae, Klea Blackhurst and Scott Coulter Will Tour Country in ASCAP Foundation's Jerry Herman Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

The ASCAP Foundation, in celebration of its 40thanniversary, today announced the launch of a nationwide series of concerts and educational programs made possible by revered ASCAP member Jerry Herman.  Herman is best-known as the composer /lyricist of the iconic musicals Hello, Dolly!, Mame and La Cage aux Folles. Entitled Jerry Herman: The Broadway Legacy Concert, each performance will feature a full symphony orchestra and star Broadway performers Debbie Gravite, Jason Graae, Klea Blackhurst and Scott Coulter. The series will debut on October 23, 2015 in Tulsa, Oklahoma with the Signature Symphony. (more...)

Photo Flash: Big Apple Circus' THE GRAND TOUR Starts Tonight at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

Big Apple Circus returns to the Big Top at Lincoln Center for the company's 38th season with the World Premiere of its all-new show, The Grand Tour! The show runs from tonight, October 21, 2015 to January 10, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in action below! (more...)

Big Apple Circus Returning to Lincoln Center with THE GRAND TOUR, Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

Big Apple Circus returns to the Big Top at Lincoln Center for the company's 38th season with the World Premiere of its all-new show, The GrandTour! Tickets start at $25, and the show runs from October 21, 2015 to January 10, 2016. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.bigapplecircus.org. (more...)

Broadway's SYLVIA and More Set for CUNY TV's November Edition of ARTS IN THE CITY
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

It's November in the city, packed with arts, culture, history and laughs. And Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson hosts this month's ARTS IN THE CITY from the Noguchi Museum exhibit, Museum of Stones. The newest ARTS IN THE CITY debuts Friday, November 13 (2015) on CUNY TV (*see below) . (more...)

Big Apple Circus Welcomes Guest Ringmaster NYC Council Member Ben Kallos Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

Big Apple Circus welcomes Guest Ringmaster New York City Council Member Ben Kallos of the 5th District to the Big Top at Lincoln Center tonight, November 4, 2015 at 6:30pm for the company's 38th season with the World Premiere of its all-new show, The Grand Tour. (more...)

Samuel J Weir, Ceris Hine and Bridget Costello Join Mandy Holliday in THE TINDERBOX
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

A cast of familiar musical theatre performers is announced today to join LES MISERABLES star Mandy Holliday, returning to the West End in a new version of Hans Christian Andersen's famous folk tale, THE TINDERBOX. (more...)

THE GRAND TOUR: ASIA Continues This Week at the Met Museum
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

The Grand Tour: ASIA continues this week in the Asian Wing of The Metropolitan Museum. Details below!  (more...)

Big Apple Circus Embraces Autism with Special Performance Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

Big Apple Circus has joined with world-renowned Autism Spectrum Disorders experts to adapt The Grand Tour for families with members on the spectrum and create a joyful experience for all. The adapted show includes the same world-class artistry as the full performance with a shorter running time, adjusted lights and sound, a calming center, pictorial social narratives, and specially trained staff and volunteers to assure a memorable event for everyone! Scroll down for a sneak peek! (more...)

Broadway's SYLVIA and More Set for CUNY TV's November Edition of ARTS IN THE CITY
by TV News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

It's November in the city, packed with arts, culture, history and laughs. And Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson hosts this month's ARTS IN THE CITY from the Noguchi Museum exhibit, Museum of Stones. The newest ARTS IN THE CITY debuts today, November 13 (2015) on CUNY TV (*see below) . (more...)

Comedian Jim Gaffigan Will Be Guest Ringmaster for Big Apple Circus Family Benefit, 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Big Apple Circus will host its annual Holiday Season Family Benefit, a special event that raises funds for the nonprofit performing arts institution's community programs, on Saturday, November 21, 2015 under the Big Top in Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center (62nd Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues), featuring comedian Jim Gaffigan as Guest Ringmaster. (more...)

Feinstein's at the Nikko to Launch 'Musicals in Concert' Series with HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

This summer, Feinstein's at the Nikko will present concert productions of two classic Jerry Herman musicals -- Hello, Dolly! and Mame -- as part of their new "Musicals in Concert" series. (more...)

David Langham, Chris Cowley to Join West End's LES MISERABLES
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Now in its record breaking 31st year, Cameron Mackintosh has announced cast changes for 'LES MISERABLES' at the Queen's Theatre. (more...)

Rodgers & Hammerstein's ALLEGRO To Premiere in Europe, Aug 5
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

With a gorgeous, epic score by Richard Rodgers and a groundbreaking for its time book by Oscar Hammerstein II, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Allegro opened in 1947 to the highest advance in Broadway history (more...)

National Endowment for the Arts to Award More Than $82 Million for Arts Projects Nationwide, Including Big Apple Circus
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects and partnerships in the NEA's second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2016. Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $30,000 to support Big Apple Circus' renowned community outreach programs: Clown Care®, Circus of the Senses, Big Apple Circus Embraces Autism, and Vaudeville Visits. This is the circus' third year of funding for the programs, helping to bring the arts to under-served populations for yet another season. (more...)

Big Apple Circus to Welcome Guest Ringmaster NYC Council Member Barry S. Grodenchik, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Big Apple Circus welcomes Guest Ringmaster New York City Council Member Barry S. Grodenchik to the Big Top on May 21, 2016 at 4:30pm for the company's 38th season with the Queens Premiere of its all-new show, The GrandTour. (more...)

Amazon Secures Exclusive Rights to AMC's PREACHER for Prime Video in UK, Germany & Japan
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2016

PREACHER joins Amazon Prime Video's line-up of award-winning and critically acclaimed TV shows and movies when the premiere episode launches on Monday 23rd May with new episodes released weekly, a day after their US premiere, starting from Monday 6th June (more...)

Matthew Morrison, Laura Benanti Celebration and More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

New Amazon Prime Show THE GRAND TOUR to Launch This Fall
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2016

The Amazon Prime show will feature short films shot in different locations around the globe and the studio audience portion of the showcase will also take place at a different location around the world every week. (more...)

Good Theater Sets 2016-17 Season: 'BOUNTIFUL,' Broadway Concerts & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Good Theater the professional theater in residence at the St. Lawrence Arts Center has announced its line-up for the company's 15th anniversary season opening in the fall of 2016 and running through the spring of 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: Joel Grey Reveals Bob Fosse Didn't Want Him for CABARET Film
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

The legendary actor talks about the challenges of working with director Bob Fosse, who didn't want to cast him in the movie version of CABARET. (more...)

Official: Ferne McCann to Lead GATSBY at the Union Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Ruby in the Dust's Gatsby, which plays at the Union Theatre this April, is proud to announce the cast to their jazz musical adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's epitome of glitz, glamour and the end of the American Dream. The cast includes The Only Way is Essex star Ferne McCann in her theatre debut. (more...)

Big Apple Circus Vaudeville Visits Expands to New Jersey
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

Big Apple CircusVaudeville Visits, a unique program created in 2004 to cater to the elderly in residential settings in the greater Chicago area, is expanding to serve those in the hospital setting at the Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey.  Twice each month, performers visit hospitalized elders in the Stroke, Respiratory Care, Long-Term Care, Cardiac Care, Abdominal Surgery, Orthopedic, and Neurology Units, bringing their own special brand of mischief and laughter and brightening the day for all.   (more...)

Photo Coverage: Exclusive Look at Rehearsals for West End Premiere of SAVAGE
by Roy Tan - Jun 26, 2016

LWL Investments and Entertainment presents SAVAGE June 29th - July 23rd 2016 at Above the Arts Theatre. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive look into rehearsals for the production - scroll down to see photos! (more...)

Johannesburg Announced as the Location for Studio Audience Recording for Clarkson, Hammond & May's New Amazon Original Series 'The Grand Tour'
by TV News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

Amazon today announced that the first ever studio recording of the new Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May Amazon Original Series The Grand Tour will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa, in July. (more...)

Johannesburg Announced as the Location for the First Ever Studio Audience Recording for Clarkson, Hammond & May's New Amazon Original Series The Grand Tour, Debuting on
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

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Amazon's Grand Tour Will Also Host Shows in UK, U.S. and Germany
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

In June Amazon announced that the first ever studio recording of the new Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May Amazon Original Series, The Grand Tour, will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa, later this month. Amazon today announced that The Grand Tour will also host shows in the UK, U.S. and Germany. (more...)

Photo Flash Exclusive: First Look at SAVAGE at Above the Arts Theatre
by Roy Tan - Jul 5, 2016

LWL Investments and Entertainment presents SAVAGE A new play by Claudio Macor June 29th - July 23rd 2016 at Above the Arts Theatre. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive look into the production shots by the official photographer Roy Tan. (more...)

NBC Sports Group Kicks Off Tour de France Coverage Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

NBC Sports Group's more than 250 hours of live, primetime, and encore coverage of the 103rd Tour de France continues tonight at 8 p.m. ET with Tour Primetime on NBCSN. Tour Primetime airs each weeknight during the Tour de France and features a look at the day's most compelling action with new analysis, interviews, and updates. (more...)

Eva Noblezada, Danielle Hope & More Will Join Cast of West End's LES MISERABLES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Now in its record breaking 30th year, Cameron Mackintosh just announced exciting cast changes for"LES MISERABLES" at the Queen's Theatre in 2016. Joining the cast from Monday 15 February 2016 are Patrice Tipoki as 'Fantine'; Craig Mather as 'Marius' andDanielle Hope as 'Eponine.' Peter Lockyer will continue to star as 'Jean Valjean', Jeremy Secomb as 'Javert',Phil Daniels as 'Thenardier', Katy Secombe as 'Madame Thenardier'; Zoe Doano as 'Cosette' and Bradley Jaden as 'Enjolras'. (more...)

Big Apple Circus to Host Autism-Friendly Performance at TD Bank Ballpark, 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Big Apple Circus has joined with world-renowned Autism Spectrum Disorders experts to adapt The Grand Tour for families with members on the spectrum and create a joyful experience for all. The adapted show includes the same world-class artistry as the full performance with a shorter running time, adjusted lights and sound, a calming center, pictorial social narratives, and specially trained staff and volunteers to assure a memorable event for everyone! (more...)

BWW Interview: Joel Grey at The Ridgefield Playhouse
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Jan 21, 2016

Think you know @joelgrey? See him, hear him, be surprised by him at The Ridgefield Playhouse @RPlayhouse (more...)

Wow, Wow, Wow Fellas! Meet the Creative Team of Broadway-Bound HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported this morning, Bette Midler will indeed return to Broadway in one of the most cherished shows in musical theater history when she takes on the role of Dolly Gallagher Levi in Michael Stewart's (book) and Jerry Herman's (music and lyrics) masterpiece, Hello, Dolly!. Directed by four-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Zaks, Hello, Dolly! will begin performances on Broadway on March 13, 2017, with an official opening night of April 20, 2017. Rehearsals begin one year from today. This new production of Hello, Dolly!, the first new production of this classic musical to appear on Broadway since it opened more than fifty years ago, will have at its helm Jerry Zaks as its director, and will feature choreography by Tony Award-winner Warren Carlyle. The new Dolly! will pay tribute to the original work of legendary director/choreographer Gower Champion, which has been hailed both then and now as one of the greatest stagings in musical theater history. Below, reacquaint yourself with the creative team, old and new! (more...)

Big Apple Circus to Return to TD Bank Ballpark with New Jersey Premiere of THE GRAND TOUR, 2/12-3/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Big Apple Circus returns to Bridgewater, New Jersey for the company's 38th season with the New Jersey Premiere of The GrandTour! Tickets start at $25, and the show runs from February 12 - March 13, 2016 under the Big Top at TD Bank Ballpark, 1 Patriots Park (GPS: 860 East Main Street) Bridgewater, NJ. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.bigapplecircus.org. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 11, 2016
by - Jan 11, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Gulfshore Playhouse Sets Cast of MOON OVER BUFFALO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Gulfshore Playhouse (www.GulfshorePlayhouse.org) - Southwest Florida's premier professional theatre - is pleased to announce the cast of its upcoming production of Ken Ludwig's Moon Over Buffalo, a madcap comedy from the author of The Fox on the Fairway and The Game's Afoot, scheduled for February 13 through March 13 at The Norris Center in Naples. (more...)

SAVAGE to Play Above the Arts Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

LWL Investments and Entertainment presents SAVAGE June 29th - July 23rd 2016 at Above the Arts Theatre. Press Night: July 1st 2016, 7.30pm. (more...)

Big Apple Circus to Bring THE GRAND TOUR to Cunningham Park in Queens, 5/15-6/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

Big Apple Circus returns to Cunningham Park for the company's 38th season with the Queens Premiere of The GrandTour! Tickets start at $25, and the show runs from May 15 - June 12, 2016 under the Big Top at Cunningham Park, located at Union Turnpike and 196th Street in Oakland Gardens, NY 11363. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.bigapplecircus.org. (more...)

BIG APPLE CIRCUS Returning to Boston with New Show, 3/24-5/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

2016 will be a jam-packed year for The Second City Toronto with brand new shows like Hooking up with The Second City, Superdude and Doctor Rude, and The 77th Mainstage Revue, plus world-class adult courses and youth camps at The Second City Training Centre. (more...)

Big Apple Circus' THE GRAND TOUR Set for Special New Year's Eve Performance
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Big Apple Circus rings in the New Year with a Special New Year's Eve Performance of The Grand Tour on December 31, 2015 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Big Apple Circus Family Benefit with Guest Ringmaster Jim Gaffigan Raises Over $420K
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Big Apple Circus hosted its annual Holiday Season Family Benefit, a special event that raises funds for the nonprofit performing arts institution's community programs, on Saturday, November 21, 2015 under the Big Top in Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center (62nd Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues), and featured comedian Jim Gaffigan as Guest Ringmaster. The event was attended by 1,100 audience members and raised more than $420,000 to support the company's community programs. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Big Apple Circus to Welcome Theatre Expert Steve Schonberg as Guest Ringmaster, 12/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015

Steve Schonberg is the editor-in-chief of Center on the Aisle (centerontheaisle.com), a top theater web destination that brings fans closer to the shows and stars they love through reviews and in-depth feature interviews. An award-winning media personality, journalist, and lifelong theater fan, he can be seen regularly on Sundays on WNBC 'Weekend Today in New York,' sharing news, tips, and helpful insider perspective about the city's abundant theater scene. (more...)

Big Apple Circus to Welcome WNYC's Dan Pashman as Guest Ringmaster, 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

Big Apple Circus welcomes Guest Ringmaster Dan Pashman to the Big Top at Lincoln Center on December 13, 2015 at 12:30pm for the company's 38th season with the World Premiere of its all-new show, The Grand Tour. (more...)

BEYOND THE FENCE to Play Arts Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

2016. The computer revolution. In a world becoming ever more technologically advanced, and reliant upon computers, machine learning and artificial intelligence are rapidly and fundamentally changing every aspect of human experience. But how does technology affect art and the creative process? (more...)

Gary Fannin, Alexander Huetson & More to Star in SAVAGE at the Arts Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The creators behind stylish new drama and love story Savage, which uncovers the tragic tale of a Nazi doctor and his ill-conceived "cure" for homosexuality, have announced the cast for the West End premiere production at the Arts Theatre. (more...)

Matthew Morrison, Laura Michelle Kelly, David Yazbek and More Set for May at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

This May, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. Scroll down for the full lineup! (more...)

Disney Cruise Line Unveils New Itineraries for Summer 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

CELEBRATION, Fla., April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ In 2017, Disney Cruise Line will sail on new itineraries and to new ports, including first-time visits to new destinations in Alaska and Europe. That summer, Disney Cruise Line also returns to Norway, the British Isles, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean and the Bahamas. (more...)

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