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Martin Beck Theatre (New York, NY)
302 W. 45th St.

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Based on Lysistrata by Aristophanes


Based on stories of Greek mythology by Bulfinch

Finian's Rainbow Opens Oct. 29 at St. James Theatre; Norton, Baldwin, Cooper and Fitzgerald StarFinian's Rainbow Opens Oct. 29 at St. James Theatre; Norton, Baldwin, Cooper and Fitzgerald Star
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2009

Producers David Richenthal and Jack Viertel have announced that the critically-acclaimed New York City Center Encores! production of Finian?s Rainbow, will transfer to Broadway's St. James Theatre, 246 West 44 Street, beginning Thursday, October 8 at 8pm, with an opening set for Thursday, October 29 at 6:45pm. (more...)

Lysistrata Musical 'Happiest Girl' Presented 11/17-12/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2006

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, one of NYC's longest-running experimental theatres, will present The Happiest Girl in the World, the 1961 Broadway musical comedy adapted from Lysistratra (more...)

Review - Cirque du Soleil's Totem & The Broadway Musicals of 1961Review - Cirque du Soleil's Totem & The Broadway Musicals of 1961
by Michael Dale - Mar 22, 2013

A human ball of silver glitter hanging from a cord is lowered above what looks like a bungalow-sized muffin top.  (It's supposed to represent a turtle shell.)  Before the glitter ball makes its landing the cover is removed to reveal what looks like a tribe of humanish amphibians bouncing on trampolines and twirling on the muffin/turtle's frame.  Shortly after, a sleazy-looking clown in a tropical shirt tosses a condom to a woman in the front row and says, 'Call me!'  Yes, dear readers, Cirque du Soleil is back in town. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell and Lainie Kazan to Guest on UGLY BETTY 3/10Brian Stokes Mitchell and Lainie Kazan to Guest on UGLY BETTY 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2010

Lainie Kazan and Brian Stokes Mitchell are set to guest on the 'Fire and Nice' episode of Ugly Betty. Lainie Kazanwill guest as Dina Talercio, and Brian Stokes Mitchell will guest as Don Jones. The show will also feature Rich Sommer as Jimmy Wilson, Alec Mapa as Suzuki St. Pierre, Neal Bledsoe as Tyler and Nestor Serrano as Anthony Talercio, with Adam Rodriguez as Bobby Talercio. (more...)

2013 Tony Awards: All the Winners' Speeches!2013 Tony Awards: All the Winners' Speeches!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 9, 2013

THE 67TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS are being broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall, tonight, June 9th (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. The show returns to Radio City Music Hall after two years at the Beacon Theatre. Emmy Award winner Neil Patrick Harris returns as host. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you the winners' speeches LIVE! Scroll down to read each winner's acceptance speech! (more...)

Cheyenne Jackson To Reprise His Encores! Role Of 'Woody' In FINIAN'S RAINBOW  On BroadwayCheyenne Jackson To Reprise His Encores! Role Of 'Woody' In FINIAN'S RAINBOW On Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2009

Cheyenne Jackson will reprise his New York City Center Encores! role of Woody in the upcoming Broadway production of Finian's Rainbow. (more...)

Review - A Night At The Operetta:  It's Outta Here!Review - A Night At The Operetta: It's Outta Here!
by Kristin Salaky - Jul 18, 2008

On the night when baseball's all-stars were blasting dingers into the bleachers of Yankee Stadium, the cast of Scott Siegel's A Night At The Operetta, was having their own home run derby on the stage of Town Hall, knocking melodies by Victor Herbert, Sigmund Romberg and Rudolf Friml out of the park.  And in both cases, the crowd frequently went nuts. (more...)

Finian's Rainbow to Open Oct. 29 at St. James Theatre; Norton, Baldwin, Cooper and Fitzgerald to StarFinian's Rainbow to Open Oct. 29 at St. James Theatre; Norton, Baldwin, Cooper and Fitzgerald to Star
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2009

Producers David Richenthal and Jack Viertel have announced that the critically-acclaimed New York City Center Encores! production of Finian?s Rainbow, will transfer to Broadway's St. James Theatre, 246 West 44 Street, beginning Thursday, October 8 at 8pm, with an opening set for Thursday, October 29 at 6:45pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: A Night At The Operetta II at Town HallPhoto Coverage: A Night At The Operetta II at Town Hall
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 15, 2008

A NIGHT AT THE OPERETTA on July 14th featured the sounds of Broadway music one rarely gets to hear anymore - Operetta - including music by Sigmund Romberg, Rudolph Friml and Victor Herbert. A NIGHT AT THE OPERETTA featured Alexander Gemignani, Lisa Howard, William Michals, Jennifer Hope Wills, Christine Andreas, Bill Daugherty, Brian Charles Rooney, Karen Murphy, John Easterlin, Jason Graae and Milla Ilieva. The show featured the dance talents of Eric Sean Fogel, J. Austin Eyer, Billy Harrigan Tighe, and Ben Franklin. The show is under the direction of Dan Foster with musical direction by Fred Barton (more...)

TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2008

Legendary designers John Conklin and Robert Fletcher are among the recipients of the 2008 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards. For his achievements as both a costume and set designer, John Conklin will receive the TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards' special Robert L. B. Tobin Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatrical Design. Acclaimed costume designer Robert Fletcher, who also produced, performed and designed sets, will receive the 2008 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony on Friday, March 28, at the Hudson Theatre in New York City. (more...)

Lainie Kazan & Nestor Serrano to Guest Star on UGLY BETTY Lainie Kazan & Nestor Serrano to Guest Star on UGLY BETTY
by Movies News Desk - Jan 22, 2010

Tony Award nominee Laine Kazan and Nestor Serrano will join the cast of ABC's 'Ugly Betty' for a guest starring role in an upcoming episode, TV Guide is reporting. Kazan and Serrano will play the role of Dina and Anthony, the Italian parents of Bobby (played by Adam Rodriguez). In the episode, Hilda (played Ana Ortiz) plans a family dinner to meet her fiancee's parents with the intention of finding out if there is any truth to the rumor that her future father-in-law has ties to organized crime. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell and Lainie Kazan to Guest on UGLY BETTY 3/10Brian Stokes Mitchell and Lainie Kazan to Guest on UGLY BETTY 3/10
by Movies News Desk - Feb 23, 2010

Lainie Kazan and Brian Stokes Mitchell are set to guest on the 'Fire and Nice' episode of Ugly Betty. Lainie Kazanwill guest as Dina Talercio, and Brian Stokes Mitchell will guest as Don Jones. The show will also feature Rich Sommer as Jimmy Wilson, Alec Mapa as Suzuki St. Pierre, Neal Bledsoe as Tyler and Nestor Serrano as Anthony Talercio, with Adam Rodriguez as Bobby Talercio. (more...)

Cole Porter's Nymph Errant makes a rare New York appearance
by Michael Dale - Feb 15, 2004

The Medicine Show Theatre Company brings back Porter's charming 1933 Gertrude Lawrence star vehicle (more...)

Magnet Theater Presents POPE! The Musical 12/5, 12/12, 12/19Magnet Theater Presents POPE! The Musical 12/5, 12/12, 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2009

Magnet Theater presents POPE! The Musical on Saturdays, December 5, 12 and 19, 2009 at 7pm at 254 W. 29th Street, ground floor (between 7th and 8th Avenues), NYC. (more...)

Magnet Theater Presents POPE! The Musical 12/5, 12/12, 12/19Magnet Theater Presents POPE! The Musical 12/5, 12/12, 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2009

Magnet Theater presents POPE! The Musical on Saturdays, December 5, 12 and 19, 2009 at 7pm at 254 W. 29th Street, ground floor (between 7th and 8th Avenues), NYC. (more...)

'Finian's Rainbow' In Concert
by Beau Higgins - Dec 4, 2006

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The Happiest Girl In The World: No Sex Please, We're RebelsThe Happiest Girl In The World: No Sex Please, We're Rebels
by Michael Dale - Dec 3, 2006

Medicine Show revives the 1961 Yip Harburg/Jacques Offenbach combination of Lysistrata and Bulfinch's Mythology (more...)

Magnet Theater Presents POPE! The Musical 12/5, 12/12, 12/19Magnet Theater Presents POPE! The Musical 12/5, 12/12, 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2009

Magnet Theater presents POPE! The Musical on Saturdays, December 5, 12 and 19, 2009 at 7pm at 254 W. 29th Street, ground floor (between 7th and 8th Avenues), NYC. (more...)

Magnet Theater Presents POPE! The Musical 12/5, 12/12, 12/19Magnet Theater Presents POPE! The Musical 12/5, 12/12, 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2009

Magnet Theater presents POPE! The Musical on Saturdays, December 5, 12 and 19, 2009 at 7pm at 254 W. 29th Street, ground floor (between 7th and 8th Avenues), NYC. (more...)

Lainie Kazan Lands Guest Stint in 'Desperate Housewives' this SeasonLainie Kazan Lands Guest Stint in 'Desperate Housewives' this Season
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2010

TVGuide reports that Lainie Kazan will guest star in a multi-episode arc on ABC's primetime soap opera 'Desperate Housewives'. Kazan will be Teri Hatcher's character Susan's new entrepreneur neighbor. The seventh season of 'Desperate Housewives' also added Brian Austin Green and Vanessa Williams. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - April 3, 2010BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - April 3, 2010
by - Apr 3, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Taylor, Bologna, Kazan Take Bermuda to L.A. Pre-Bway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2006

Renée Taylor, Joe Bologna and Lainie Kazan will perform in the off-Broadway hit Bermuda Avenue Triangle, written by Taylor and Bologna, at the Brentwood Theatre from May 30 to June 25, with an official press opening set for Friday, June 2; the show is also Broadway-bound (more...)

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