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[West End]
Original London Production, 1971

[West End]
Original London Production, 1969

[West End]
Original London Production, 1965

[West End]
London Production, 1964

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Review: JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY Open Mic at Birdland Means Much Mirth and Music for Mondays

Wondering what JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY at Birdland is like? It's the open mic montage of Broadway, cabaret, etc., etc., etc. etc. etc. etc. Every Monday at 9:30 at Birdland, variety is the spice of life, continuing a years-long tradition. Read all about it.

Photos: The Gasp Collection

After four years at Broadway World Cabaret, quite a collection of photos has been amassed. These are the gasp-worthy pics.


Chris Isaacson Presents and Catalina Jazz Club have announced To Joni Mitchell on Her 80th Birthday, a special tribute concert, on Tuesday, November 7, at 8:30pm at Catalina. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the lifesaving services of MusiCares and Meals on Wheels of Long Beach. Get all the details here!

She Angels Foundation Reveals Maestra Music, Inc. as Grant Recipient for November 2023

She Angels Foundation announces grant recipient for November 2023 benefiting Broadway musicians. Award ceremony to be held on November 4th in New York City.

Three Taos Poets Present BLOOD SECRETS At Teatro Paraguas

Three Taos poets present Blood Secrets at Teatro Paraguas, Sunday, August 20, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.. BLOOD SECRETS, written by Anita Rodriguez, Joan Ryan, & Andrea Watson and published by 3:A Taos Press, includes poems laden with history, enigma, and insight—inspired by the Hidden Lives of Northern New Mexico.

Photos: Susie Mosher's The Lineup Jan 17th

Susie Mosher's weekly show THE LINEUP is back and running regularly in the Birdland Theater in NYC. She invites her performing friends to join her every week for a variety style show featuring singing, dancing, and comedy. Every week is different, and every week is a guaranteed fun time.

Interview: Cat Curry-Williams, Will Nunziata & Joan Ryan of BROADWAY SINGS FOR SHE ANGELS at The Green Room 42

An exciting benefit concert will play The Green Room 42 this weekend and Broadway World is chatting with the three forces behind BROADWAY SINGS FOR SHE ANGELS.

BWW Review: JUSTICE at Herberger Theater Center

I was curious to see how Lauren Gunderson (book), Bree Lowdermilk (music) and Kait Kerrigan (lyrics) could make a musical about former Supreme Court judges Sandra Day O'Connor and the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg. And how does local performer Chanel Bragg figure into this Arizona Theatre Company world premiere?

BWW Review: JUSTICE Gets It Done Where Decisions Are Made

What's brewing at ATC is nothing short of providential. JUSTICE feels profoundly earnest in its development, and even as the piece is rendered concert-style we're left with a fierce sensation that Arizona's regional theater company has struck gold, albeit mining is still in progress. If Broadway is in the cards, don't be surprised and remember where it all started.

BWW Review: JUSTICE Gets It Done Where Decisions are Made

There's a lavish public appetite for musicals these days. Chalk it up, perhaps, to a creative vengeance after a stifling pandemic. In any case, it's great news to theater artists with a bent for collaboration. And when a musical takes on the urgency of the moment, the creator's inspiration becomes a genuine point of interest.

Nancy Opel to Star in World Premiere of Lauren Gunderson's JUSTICE

Arizona Theatre Company's latest production captures an intimate snapshot of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sandra Day O'Connor at the height of their power in an exciting world premiere.

Eden Espinosa and David Burnham to Host A BROADWAY CHRISTMAS

Chris Isaacson Presents and Ronn Goswick have announced the 12th Annual A Broadway Christmas. Hosted by Broadway stars Eden Espinosa and David Burnham with musical direction by Gerald Sternbach, there will be one performance only on Sunday, December 19, at 7:30pm, at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood.

Photos: The York Theatre Company Honors Richard Maltby, Jr., David Shire and Elisa Loti Stein at 29th Gala

The York Theatre Company honored musical theater legends Richard Maltby, Jr. & David Shire (Baby, Big, Starting Here, Starting Now, Closer Than Ever) with the 2021 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theater and Elisa Loti Stein with The York Theatre Company Founders’ Award at the 29th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala, held on Monday evening, November 1, 2021 at The Edison Ballroom.

Haley Swindal, Kissy Simmons to Join Anthony Nunziata at Feinstein's/54 Below

Broadway stars Haley Swindal (Chicago) and Kissy Simmons (The Lion King) will join acclaimed singer-songwriter Anthony Nunziata for “Anthony Nunziata & Friends” at Feinstein's/54 Below Oct 20 + Oct 21 at 9:45PM.

Laura Benanti, Carmen Cusack & More Announced for October at Feinstein's/54 Below

This month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Here's Lucie! LUCIE ARNAZ Joins Tomlin, Barrett, Callaway, Harris And The Star-Studded Cast Of ONE NIGHT ONLY

The Desert's Premiere Concert Event just got starrier with the addition of Lucie Arnaz to the incredible cast of 26 celebrated Broadway Veterans! Michael Childers’ star-studded musical production of One Night Only “Back to the ’70s” will be presented on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 6:00 p.m., at the McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts. This year’s show benefits Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center, which is celebrating its 35th anniversary. One Night Only is now in its 15th successful year as one of the Desert’s most thrilling theatrical evenings.

Lily Tomlin Headlines An All-Star Cast As ONE NIGHT ONLY Roars Back At The McCallum Theatre

Michael Childers’ star-studded musical production of One Night Only “Back to the ’70s” will be presented on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 6:00 p.m., at the McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts. This year’s show benefits Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center, which is celebrating its 35th anniversary. One Night Only is now in its 15th successful year as one of the Desert’s most thrilling theatrical evening.

The Fabulous Chickies Return in Concert to Benefit The Actors Fund This Month

“The Fabulous Chickies In Concert-a Benefit For The Actors Fund”  will be live streamed on Friday, April 30, 2021 at 5 PM PST/8 PM EST.

BWW Previews: With December 7th PAJAMA CAST PARTY Jim Caruso Goes Country, Jazz, Broadway and More

With guests like Joan Ryan, Brianna Thomas, John Bucchino, James Harkness and the UK country group Essex County, Jim Caruso reaches a lot of corners of the industry.

BWW Interview: At Home With Michele Brourman (and Her Tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg)

Like the woman in her recently released tribute, Michele Brourman is small of physical stature, but enormous of greatness


Joan Ryan has not appeared on Broadway.

Joan Ryan has appeared on London's West End in 4 shows.

Joan Ryan's first West End show was She Loves Me which opened in 1964

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