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Adelphi Theatre (London, )
409-412 Strand
London, WC2R ONS

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WORDS AND MUSIC - BY GERSHWIN presents a series of six vignettes in the vein of the classic movie musical, in which four actors explore the beautiful song catalog of George Gershwin. A cruise ship, a tenement flat and the Broadway stage all create wonderful backdrops for this exquisite music, including favorites such as ďEmbraceable You,Ē ďNice Work If You Can Get It,Ē and ďSomeone to Watch Over Me.Ē


November at NJPAC - Jazz in the Key of Ellison, Renée Fleming, Carefree: Dancin' with Fred & Ginger, The Brubeck Songbook with The Brubeck Brothers Band, James Brown Cel
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Find out what's happening this month at NJPAC! (more...)

Sutton Foster, Heather Headley & More Will Take Part in Lincoln Center Songbook Series in 2017!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Lincoln Center's acclaimed American Songbook series returns for its 18th season of celebrating the best in American singing and songwriting. During February and March 2016, established and rising singers and singer-songwriters across a range of genres-Southern soul, bluegrass, folk, R&B, indie rock, pop, musical theater, and more-will take The Appel Room stage for concerts that explore the many iterations of American song. And in spring, American Songbook will return to Alice Tully Hall with two dynamic women whose artistry in two very different arenas demonstrates the expansive reach of American song embodied in the series. (more...)

Betsy Morgan and Nicholas Rodriguez Star in CAROUSEL, Beginning Tonight at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents Carousel, directed by Artistic Director Molly Smith, with music by Richard Rodgers and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. (more...)

Robert Sean Leonard, Ken Ludwig, Josh Rhodes Slated for The Old Globe's 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the remaining productions in its 2017 Summer Season, including a brand-new comedy, Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood!, and a Summer Shakespeare Festival lineup featuring Robert Sean Leonard in the title role of the towering history play Richard II, directed by Erica Schmidt. Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet follows, directed by Old Globe Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein, one of the leading American authorities on the works of Shakespeare. (more...)

Ralph Ellison's INVISIBLE MAN Now Available as a Free Download at Audible
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Audible Inc., the world's largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word entertainment, today announced that in honor of Ralph Ellison's influence on its formation, Invisible Man, Ellison's masterpiece about an African-American man's struggle to succeed in a segregated society, will be available free on Audible for the remainder of the year. The audiobook, which is performed by Emmy Award-winning actor Joe Morton in a rendition lauded by Audible customers in over 1,000 reviews on Audible's website, can now be downloaded free at audible.com/ellison. (more...)

The Carpenters' Touring Show MERRY CHRISTMAS DARLING Sets Holiday Dates
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Merry Christmas Darling: Carpenters' Christmas, the special holiday version of We've Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered,the definitive celebration of the seminal brother and sister duo the Carpenters in Words and Music, is set for a number of performances during winter months. Based around the Carpenters' iconic Christmas albums, Merry Christmas Darling: Carpenters' Christmas begins its holiday run with a performance at Zwermann Arts Center Theater, Lincoln Trail College, Robinson, Illinois on November 17. (more...)

SHE LOVES ME Holiday Musical Comes to San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Nominated for a total of six Tony Awards in 2016 and winner of the Drama Desk and Outer Critic Circle Awards for Outstanding Revival of a Musical, She Loves Me, based on the same romantic story as the popular film You've Got Mail, follows Amalia and George, two perfume shop clerks who don't quite see eye to eye. Constantly bumping heads while on the job, the sparring coworkers can't seem to find common ground. After they each respond to a "lonely hearts advertisement" in the newspaper, they start to fall for their anonymous pen pals-but will love continue to blossom once their identities are finally revealed? (more...)

Enjoy Some Family Fun with Citadel Theatre at A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Citadel Theatre is presenting A Christmas Story: The Musical as the second installment of its 14th Season. Directed by Robert D Estrin this musical is based on the story by Jean Shepherd with book byJoseph Robinette, and Words and Music by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. The show runs November 18 - December 18, 2016 at Citadel's West Campus Theatre at 300 S Waukegan Road, Lake Forest. The Press Opening is Opening Night, Friday November 18, at 8pm. (more...)

LIFE IS FOR LIVING World Premiere to Celebrate Noel Coward at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

59E59 Theaters will host the world premiere of LIFE IS FOR LIVING: CONVERSATIONS WITH COWARD, co-created by Simon Green and David Shrubsole. Starring Mr. Green with musical direction by Mr. Shrubsole, LIFE IS FOR LIVING: CONVERSATIONS WITH COWARD was researched by Jason Morell. Produced by Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, LIFE IS FOR LIVING: CONVERSATIONS WITH COWARD begins performances on Tuesday, December 13 for a limited engagement through Sunday, January 1. Press opening is Sunday, December 18 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Los Angeles Master Chorale to Perform Beethoven's Missa solemnis This January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

The Los Angeles Master Chorale will present its first performances of Beethoven's powerful Missa solemnis in 13 years on its own concert series on Saturday, January 21 at 2 PM and Sunday, January 22 at 7 PM at Walt Disney Concert Hall. Heralded as a pillar of the choral and orchestral repertoire, the work is considered a specialty of the Master Chorale that last performed the work with Artistic Director Grant Gershon in Disney Hall in 2004. (more...)

Philip Glass's 80th Birthday Season Begins in January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

One of America's most esteemed composers, Philip Glass, celebrates his 80th birthday this January, a milestone that will be marked by a year of notable performances and events encompassing every facet of his career—opera, chamber music, orchestra music, dance, theatre works and more. Highlights follow, with additional events and honors to be announced throughout the season. (more...)

The Goldman Sonnenfeldt Auditorium to Present PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2016

'PREformances with Allison Charney" December 5th Concert to feature violinist Laura Goldberg, composer Moshe Knoll, soprano, Indira Mahajan, mezzo-soprano Sara Murphy and Russian-born American pianist Julia Zilberquit. (more...)

MMR Productions Announces Launch of 'My Child Storytime Volume I' - Educational, Entertaining Collection of Original Stories and Songs
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

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BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL to Embark on UK Tour Next Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Paul Blake, Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Mike Bosner in association with Michael Harrison are delighted to announce the national tour of the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL opening at the Bradford Alhambra on 9 September 2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jack Shalloo On THE LITTLE MATCHGIRL AND OTHER HAPPIER TALES
by Marianka Swain - Nov 17, 2016

Singer and actor Jack Shalloo's theatre credits include Madness musical Our House, Departure Lounge and Hamlet the Musical, and he released an album, London Soul, in 2011. He's currently appearing in The Little Matchgirl and Other Happier Tales at Shakespeare's Globe, which begins previews on 24 November. (more...)

Morgan James, Freddie Jackson, Poi Dog Pondering & More Coming to City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Morgan James on her Reckless Abandon Tour, American soul singer Freddie Jackson, City Winery favorite Marc Broussard, Poi Dog Pondering's return for their 5th annual end of year residency and more. (more...)

Barbara Drennan, Matthew Seadon-Young, and Joseph Prouse Join the West End Cast of BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

On 28 November 2016 Matthew Seadon-Young and Barbara Drennan will join the West End cast of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical to play Gerry Goffin (Carole King's husband and song-writing partner) and Genie Klein (King's mother) respectively.   (more...)

Deena R. Harburg Takes Over as President of the Yip Harburg Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

As of January 1, 2017, Ernie Harburg, son of the legendary lyricist E.Y. 'Yip' Harburg, has stepped down as President of the Yip Harburg Foundation, to be succeeded by Yip's daughter-in-law, Deena Rosenberg Harburg, who is presently the foundation's Artistic Director. (more...)

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH Returns to YPT Due to Overwhelming Demand!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Young People's Theatre (YPT) is thrilled to present Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach by Tony Award-winning Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. This rollicking musical version of the beloved children's classic returns to YPT due to overwhelming demand after a sold-out run in 2014. Presented on the Mainstage from February 6 to March 18, James and the Giant Peach is directed byNina Lee Aquino and features a cast of eight stellar performers. (more...)

International House to Host Leontyne Price 90th Birthday Tribute Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

In the early 1950s, when she was a student at the Juilliard School, beloved soprano Leontyne Price, who turns 90 on February 10, lived and worked at International House, the Riverside Drive residential community founded by the Rockefeller and Dodge families in1924 dedicated to preparing the next generation of globally-minded leaders. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH Presented by NiCori Studios
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 28, 2017

NiCori Studios and Productions presented James and the Giant Peach at the Westminster Arts Center at Bloomfield College last night and BroadwayWorld was there.  (more...)

YPT Doubles the Fun on Family Day Two Fantastic Shows Plus Free Craft Activities for Kids!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

On Family Day, February 20, Young People's Theatre (YPT) will present not one but TWO very special productions, providing fun for the entire family. Roald Dahl's children's classic James and the Giant Peach for ages 6 and up features music from the Oscar/Tony/Emmy-nominated and 2017 Golden Globe Award-winning songwriting team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Scenes From a Tree is an enchanting tale for tiny tots about growing up and putting down roots produced by Montreal's Des mots de d'la dynamite. All this plus FREE craft activities themed to the shows! (more...)

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY to Receive World Premiere in Texas
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Texas State University Department of Theatre and Dance in association with Harrison/Bowman New Works Commission is proud to bring The World According to Snoopy, a revised version of the classic musical Snoopy!!! to the stage in February 2017.  (more...)

Tristan und Isolde on Season Premiere of GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET, 1/29
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The Met's new production of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle in his first Met performances since his 2010 debut, opens the new season of THIRTEEN'S GREAT PERFORMANCES at the Met (more...)


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AUDIO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares First Draft of HAMILTON's 'Right Hand Man'
by Stage Tube - Jan 20, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda just shared a demo of his first draft of 'Right Hand Man,' made in Logic Pro and written and recorded in 2010, with Words and Music by, of course, himself. Listen below! (more...)

Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for ONE LOVE: THE BOB MARLEY MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Full casting has been announced for One Love: The Bob Marley Musical which premieres at Birmingham Repertory Theatre in March.  (more...)

Irish Arts Center Presents MULDOON'S PICNIC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning Irish poet, New Yorker Poetry Editor and pop music lyricist Paul Muldoon returns for his sixth season of monthly words-and-music jamborees, joined by his house band Rogue Oliphant and a stunning lineup of world-class special guests from across the spectrum of music and literature. The series, which takes place at Irish Arts Center (553 West 51st Street, New York) on February 13, March 13 and April 10, will feature guest appearances by some of the biggest names is music and literature, including So Percussion, Lisa Dwan, The Knights, Bill Flanagan, Brenda Shaughnessy, Marie Howe and many more. (more...)

AUDIO: Ann Hampton Callaway Leads a Women's March for Democracy
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Ann Hampton Callaway has a message that needs to be heard! She writes: 'I composed this song to give us women something spirited to sing as we march in Washington and the sister marches across the country and the world on January 21, 2017. This is my first keyboard demo to get it out ASAP so we can all learn it in time. Here are the lyrics and please share this with your friends.' (more...)

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY Receives World Premiere at Texas State University; New Song and Music by Larry Grossman and Andrew Lippa, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Texas State University Department of Theatre and Dance in association with Harrison/Bowman New Works Commission is proud to bring The World According To Snoopy, a revised version of the classic musical Snoopy!!! to the stage in February 2017. (more...)

NiCori Teen Performance Ensemble Will Present JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

NiCori Teen Performance Ensemble Performs James and The Giant Peach NiCori Studios and Productions Presents The NiCori Teen Performance Ensemble in Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach.  The production is directed by Corinna Sowers Adler, musically Directed by Deborah Martin and features choreography by Lisa Grimes. (more...)

Enda Walsh's ROOMS, New Music Series and More Slated for Spring 2017 at Irish Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Even before breaking ground on their new home, IAC will welcome audiences into the existing Cybert Tire site for Rooms, a site-specific theatrical installation by the great Irish playwright Enda Walsh (May 3-28). IAC will present Rooms alongside St. Ann's Warehouse premiere of Walsh's new play, Arlington (May 3-28), making for a season of Walsh works in New York, supported by Culture Ireland. (more...)

Tara Theatre Announces 40th Anniversary Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Following a 2016 which saw Tara Arts move into its award-winning new building and Artistic Director Jatinder Verma awarded the MBE, Tara Theatre launch a Spring season featuring an eclectic mix of music, theatre, dance and comedy. 2017 will see Tara celebrate two milestone anniversaries - the 70th anniversary of India and Pakistan's independence, which will be marked with 70 events over the course of the year under the banner #tara7070, and Tara's own 40th anniversary. (more...)

The Opera de Montreal Present World Premiere Of ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL - THE OPERA, 3/11-27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The Opera de Montreal and TD Bank Group are proud to present the world premiere of Another Brick In The Wall - The Opera, based on the Words and Music of The Wall by Roger Waters, in an operatic version composed by Julien Bilodeau and directed by Dominic Champagne, assisted by Neilson Vignola. (more...)

BWW Review: New Rep's Prophetic Portraits Series: BRECHT ON BRECHT
by Nancy Grossman - Feb 8, 2017

BRECHT ON BRECHT is the second in New Rep's series of Prophetic Portraits, following Johnny Lee Davenport's acclaimed portrayal in last month's THURGOOD. Brecht's art focuses on his experiences in Berlin, his flight from Nazism, and his life as an expatriate in America, where he faced accusation by the House Un-American Activities Committee. The 90-minute show is a revue of Words and Music, arranged by George Tabori, with direction by Jim Petosa and music direction by Matthew Stern. (more...)

Theatre Royal Stratford East Hosts New Musical Development Collective in its Inaugural Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Theatre Royal Stratford East is proud to announce a year-long partnership with the New Musical Development Collective (NMDC), a brand new company focused on dramaturgy and development of British musicals and artists. (more...)

Betsy Wolfe, Wesley Taylor & More Will Lead New York City Premiere of TALES OF THE CITY to Benefit The O'Neill and Trevor Project
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announces the New York City premiere of the musical, TALES OF THE CITY on Broadway March 27, 2017 at the Music Box Theatre. The iconic ensemble story of love, identity, and San Francisco will be presented in a one night only benefit concert. (more...)

East Coast Premiere Is Set For Documentary Chronicling Final Months In Life Of Rob Morsberger
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

EAST COAST PREMIERE! Join us for a special tribute event for the singer/songwriter Rob Morsberger, a musician's musician and Croton resident who collaborated with countless artists including Patti Smith and Marshall Crenshaw, and called on his classical training to compose musical scores for "Masterpiece Theatre" and the PBS television series NOVA. (more...)

BWW Interview: THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY Makes Its Debut at Texas State University
by Lynn Beaver - Feb 2, 2017

Peanuts fans rejoice! THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY, a re-imagined sequel to YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN runs at Texas State University from February 14 - 19. A massive undertaking in the debut of this re-worked show, has Peanuts fans, like myself giddy with excitement. Head of Texas State University's Musical Theatre Department, Kaitlin Hopkins, took time from her busy schedule to answer some questions for BWW. (more...)

BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL at Arsht Center - It's a Love Fest for Carole King
by Roger Martin - Feb 17, 2017

the homage to singer songwriter Carole King, and there were whistles, woo hoos and woots (more...)

Photo Flash: BEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Celebrates Second Birthday in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Last night (9 February 2016) was Carole King's birthday and at the Aldwych Theatre the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winningBeautiful - The Carole King Musical celebrated its second birthday in the West End.  (more...)

Andrea McArdle, Maureen McGovern, Christine Andreas & Faith Prince to Bring 4 GIRLS 4 to Mayo Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Four dynamic, award-winning Broadway musical stars -- Andrea McArdle (Broadway's original 'Annie'), Maureen McGovern (#1 Gold record 'The Morning After'), Christine Andreas (Oklahoma!, On Your Toes) and Faith Prince (Tony winner Guys & Dolls) -- come together in concert for an evening of song, laughter and memories in 4 Girls 4, coming to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 8 pm. (more...)

BoHo Announces Directors for 2017 Season, Featuring URINETOWN and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

BoHo Theatre is excited to announce directors for its upcoming 2017 season. BoHo is focused on bringing people together through an eclectic mix of musicals, dramas, and classic plays, inspiring its community to make caring, thoughtful relationships the highest priority. (more...)

ON YOUR RADAR with WFUV's John Platt to Return to Landmark on Main
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

WFUV's John Platt returns to the Jeanne Rimsky Theater for his annual On Your Radar event on Saturday, February 4 at 8 PM. This year he's selected two up-and-coming acts, each comprised of performers whose talents are sure to make them headliners in their own right. (more...)

Janie Dee to Star in American Debut of LINDA at Manhattan Theatre Club; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced full casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of Linda, a new play by Penelope Skinner (The Ruins of Civilization at MTC, The Village Bike) directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow (The Assembled Parties, Wit). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Matthew Seadon-Young, Barbara Drennan and Joseph Prouse in West End's BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Matthew Seadon-Young, Barbara Drennan and Joseph Prouse, recently joined the West End cast of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical to play Gerry Goffin (Carole King's husband and song-writing partner), Genie Klein (King's mother) and Donnie Kirshner (music publisher and producer). Cassidy Janson continues in the title role as well as Lorna Want as song-writer Cynthia Weil, a role for which she won the 2015 Olivier for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical, and Ian McIntosh as song-writer Barry Mann. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the new cast members in action below! (more...)

TOWER OF SONG to Celebrate Leonard Cohen 14/1/2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2016

One of the great poets of our times has left the building and we farewell him with a very special celebration of his songs. This is a chance to say so long to Leonard, and to once again feel the way his Words and Music stir our souls. (more...)

Desert Baroque Presents World Premiere of THE SUITE LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Founder Margaret Irwin-Brandon is proud to present the World Premiere Music of the Harpsichord, withDESERT BAROQUE - 'THE SUITE LIFE'.  Three unique concerts celebrating Internationally renowned harpsichordists on January 20, 21, and 22, 2017, in addition to attending Workshop/Master-classes being held around the Coachella Valley. (more...)

BWW Preview: Works & Process at Guggenheim Looks at the Met's L'AMOUR DE LOIN, Through December 29
by Richard Sasanow - Dec 1, 2016

Composer Kaija Saariaho is a woman of few words but potent music, judging by her comments about her acclaimed opera, L'AMOUR DE LOIN, and the excerpts performed at the Guggenheim's Works & Process series several weeks ago, in preparation for the opera's much-anticipated Met debut on Thursday, December 1. (more...)

Tracy Letts to Chat with Will Eno at 92Y This Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Playwright Tracy Letts and an evening celebrating Samuel Beckett are coming up this month at the 92Y. Scroll down for details! (more...)

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