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Shaftesbury Theatre (London, )
Holborn end of Shaftesbury Avenue
London,

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Monday through Saturday at 7:30pm
Thursday and Saturday at 3pm

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Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG on Tour; New Stars Set for Run at The Bristol HippodromePhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG on Tour; New Stars Set for Run at The Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Music & Lyrics and West Yorkshire Playhouse have announced that Charlotte Wakefield in the role of Truly Scrumptious and Jos Vantyler in the role of the Childcatcher in the much-loved Sherman Brothers musical CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG. The production will play The Bristol Hippodrome Wednesday 25th January - Saturday 4th February 2017. Scroll down for a sneak peek! (more...)

Photo Flash: NBC Shares All-New Images of HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Cast in Costume!Photo Flash: NBC Shares All-New Images of HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Cast in Costume!
by TV News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Today, NBC revealed new photos of the all-star cast of Hairspray LIVE! in character. The highly anticipated musical broadcast will air Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT and will originate from Los Angeles. (more...)

Photo Flash: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Begins Tonight at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre FestivalPhoto Flash: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Begins Tonight at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival presents 'Smokey Joe's Café' from tonight, Nov. 2, through Nov. 19 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse to conclude the Festival's 2016 season. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Paramount Theatre Presents Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAIDPhoto Flash: Paramount Theatre Presents Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

No matter your age, no matter your experience with the story, no matter if you believe in mermaids or not, you and your family will want to be front and center when the curtain goes up on the Paramount Theatre's magical new production of Disney's The Little Mermaid, November 23, 2016 through January 8, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: NBC Reveals Final Poster Art for HAIRSPRAY LIVE!Photo Flash: NBC Reveals Final Poster Art for HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

NBC has today shared final poster art for Hairspray LIVE, featuring the star-studded cast. The broadcast airs live on Wednesday, December 7th at 8/7c. Check out the new poster art below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Kristin Chenoweth, Harvey Fierstein & More in All-New HAIRSPRAY LIVE! PicsPhoto Flash: Kristin Chenoweth, Harvey Fierstein & More in All-New HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Pics
by TV News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

NBC has shared exclusive first look photos featuring the star-studded cast of Hairspray LIVE!, airing Wednesday, Dec. 7 on NBC. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jamie deRoy Brings Jamie deRoy & Friends to BirdlandPhoto Coverage: Jamie deRoy Brings Jamie deRoy & Friends to Birdland
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 17, 2016

Show business tour de force Jamie deRoy brings her star-packed Jamie deRoy & friends cabaret show to New York's famed Birdland, Sunday, October 16, at 6 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Union Theatre's MOBY DICK THE MUSICALPhoto Flash: New Union Theatre's MOBY DICK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Not seen in the UK since 1992, Moby Dick! The Musical is now back.  Originally produced by Cameron Mackintosh, Moby Dick! The Musical has a book by Robert Longden and music and lyrics by Longden and Hereward Kaye. (more...)

BWW Review: TUDO E JAZZ (And the World Goes 'Round) Pays Tribute To The Great Kander & Ebb MusicalsBWW Review: TUDO E JAZZ (And the World Goes 'Round) Pays Tribute To The Great Kander & Ebb Musicals
by Claudio Erlichman - Oct 13, 2016

Tudo E Jazz - Um Tributo Musical a Kander & Ebb (And the World Goes 'Round - the Songs of Kander & Ebb) debuts at Sao Paulo stage. The show, which brings together renowned names in the cast, is a tribute to the great musicals of the duo John Kander & Fred Ebb, successful Broadway composers, responsible for creating Chicago, Cabaret, Kiss of the Spider Woman, and the great musical hit 'New York, New York', immortalized in the voices of Liza Minelli and Frank Sinatra. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lake Forest Theatre Presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEINPhoto Flash: Lake Forest Theatre Presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Lake Forest Theatre in its inaugural season presents, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, opening October 8 and running through October 30. Managing Artistic Director Steve Malone will direct the production, along with co-director and choreographer Cameron Turner, at the newly renovated John & Nancy Hughes Theater, 400 East Illinois Rd. in downtown Lake Forest. (more...)

Photo Flash: Porchlight Revisits THE RINK Opening TonightPhoto Flash: Porchlight Revisits THE RINK Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre (PMT) and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the initial production in the fourth season of Chicago's "lost" musicals in staged concert series, Porchlight Revisits The Rink, starring Hollis Resnik and Christine Mild, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and book by Terrence McNally, with direction and choreography by PMT Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by Ryan Brewster. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Night Fever at Westchester Broadway TheatrePhoto Flash: Saturday Night Fever at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2016

Dust off your hip-hugging flares, your platform shoes and warm up your disco dance moves! Saturday Night Fever is one of the most loved dance stories of all time. A stage version of the extraordinarily successful movie, It is a jam-packed, dance-crazed, fuel-injected show. (more...)

Photo Flash: MOBY DICK! THE MUSICAL Comes to the New Union TheatrePhoto Flash: MOBY DICK! THE MUSICAL Comes to the New Union Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Not seen in the UK since 1992, Moby Dick! The Musical is now back. Originally produced by Cameron Mackintosh, Moby Dick! The Musical has a book by Robert Longden and music and lyrics by Longden and Hereward Kaye. (more...)

Photo Flash: NBC Announces Winner of HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Dance-Off; Maddie Baillio Performs National AnthemPhoto Flash: NBC Announces Winner of HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Dance-Off; Maddie Baillio Performs National Anthem
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

On September 15th, NBC held a dance contest at the Hippodrome Theater in Baltimore to find one lucky dancer who will be part of the network's live telecast of HAIRPRAY LIVE! on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Photo Flash: The WICKED Monkeys Show Off Their Pyramid Skills, the CHARLIE Boys Go Pond Hopping, and More Saturday Intermission Pics!Photo Flash: The WICKED Monkeys Show Off Their Pyramid Skills, the CHARLIE Boys Go Pond Hopping, and More Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2016

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! Today's edition features the Wicked monkeys showing off their pyramid skills, the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory boys channeling their inner New Yorkers, and more! (more...)

Don't Miss Out! Your Complete and Updated Guide to the Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction!Don't Miss Out! Your Complete and Updated Guide to the Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Broadway enthusiasts and stars alike will flock to New York City's famed theatre district this Sunday, September 25, 2016, for the 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction (#broadwayflea), produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Want to plan your route in advance? Scroll down for this year's map, plus close-ups of each zone and a list of participants! (more...)

BWW Blog: Cassandra Hsiao - An Interview With Matthew Morrison: 'There's always a little Mr. Schuester in me'BWW Blog: Cassandra Hsiao - An Interview With Matthew Morrison: 'There's always a little Mr. Schuester in me'
by Guest Blogger: Cassandra Hsiao - Sep 21, 2016

Matthew Morrison is the prime example of a Renaissance man. From getting his big break as Link Larkin in Hairspray to starring in the cultural revolution of Glee to his time as J.M. Barrie in Finding Neverland, Morrison has showcased his ambition, passion and dedication as one of Broadway's leading men.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jenn Gambatese Leading the Class in Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCKPhoto Flash: First Look at Jenn Gambatese Leading the Class in Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Jenn Gambatese moved to the front of the class in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway smash hit School of Rock - The Musical on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 in the role of Principal Rosalie Mullins. BroadwayWorld has a first look at her in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SISTER ACT at the Mainstage Theatre at the SpringerPhoto Flash: First Look at SISTER ACT at the Mainstage Theatre at the Springer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

'Sister Act,' the hit Broadway musical adapted from the hit Whoop Goldberg movie about a singer who witnesses a hit and hides in a convent among the nuns, is getting ready to hit the Springer. The musical has lots more singing, dancing and laughs than the movie and the excitement of seeing the story unfold live. 'Sister Act' opens Thursday, Sept. 22, in the Mainstage Theatre at the Springer. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below (more...)

Photo Flash: RUTHLESS Celebrates Closing Night!Photo Flash: RUTHLESS Celebrates Closing Night!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Off-Broadway's RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL concluded its run last Saturday, September 10th. Following the sold-out final performance, the Entire company partied into the wee hours at Philippe. RUTHLESS! opened July 13, 2015. (more...)

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