42nd Street Revival

Ages: 8+
Opened: July 4, 2006
Closing: July 16, 2006

42nd Street - 2006 - Pittsburgh, PA (Regional) History , Info & More

Based on a novel by Bradford Ropes and the 1933 Warner Bros.

A big…bright…bold dance musical. It’s the ultimate backstage showbiz fairy tale when a stage struck understudy becomes an overnight star. Filled with a hit parade of songs like “Lullaby of Broadway,” “We’re in the Money,” “Shuffle Off to Buffalo” and of course, “42nd Street,” it will leave you tapping your toes, with a smile on your face and a song in your heart. This Tony Award winner for Best Musical is a song and dance extravaganza.

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VIDEO: Cast of JERSEY BOYS Perform on 'America's Got Talent' by Caryn Robbins - Sep 15, 2016

On last night's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT, New York crooner Sal Valentinetti joined the cast of the Tony Award winning Broadway musical JERSEY BOYS for a performance of 'Oh What a Night.'

Meditation Expert to Lead the Audience of Off-Broadway's SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS in Post-Show Meditation by A.A. Cristi - Sep 14, 2016

Producer Eva Price announced today that meditation teacher and New York Times best-selling author Sharon Salzberg will lead a brief post-show meditation and discussion of the critically acclaimed play Small Mouth Sounds on Friday, September 16 at the Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). The discussion will be moderated by New York Times reporter and author of Mindful Work,David Gelles. Tickets can be purchased through Ticket Central via www.ticketcentral.com, by calling 212.279.4200, or in person at 416 W. 42nd Street (12-8pm daily).

BROADWAY SESSIONS Goes 'Back to School' Tonight by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Tonight, September 15th, BROADWAY SESSIONS goes 'Back to School,' welcoming an all-star roster of Broadway talent performing songs from the roles they played in their high school musicals.

7th Annual United Solo Festival to Feature Over 120 Shows in NYC This Fall by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Solo performers from around the world will perform their shows on New York's 42nd Street this fall, presented by United Solo.

Expert to Lead SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS Audience in Post-Show Meditation, Talkback by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Producer Eva Price announced today that meditation teacher and New York Times best-selling author Sharon Salzberg will lead a brief post-show meditation and discussion of the critically acclaimed play Small Mouth Sounds on Friday, September 16 at the Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street).

MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS to Make U.S. Debut at the New Vic This Fall by BroadwayWorld JR - Sep 14, 2016

Following a critically acclaimed season in the UK, Mr. Popper's Penguins comes to The New Victory for its American debut from October 14 - 30, 2016. 

Beth Kirkpatrick Enrolls for BROADWAY SESSIONS 'Back to School' Edition by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

This today, September 15th, BROADWAY SESSIONS goes back to school, welcoming an all star roster of Broadway talent performing songs from the roles they played in their high school musicals.

Rita McKenzie's ETHEL MERMAN'S BROADWAY to Encore at Feinstein's/54 Below This Fall by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below is presenting the triumphant return of Rita McKenzie's award-winning ETHEL MERMAN'S BROADWAY, the country's longest-running one-woman musical, September 28th at 7 PM.

Nicolas Dromard and Drew Seeley Will Join JERSEY BOYS Later This Month by Nicole Rosky - Sep 14, 2016

The producers of the Tony, Grammy & Olivier Award-Winning Best Musical Jersey Boysannounced today that Nicolas Dromard and Drew Seeley will join the Broadway cast in the roles of Tommy DeVito and Bob Gaudio (respectively) beginning Tuesday, September 20th. Richard H. Blake and Quinn VanAntwerp will play their final performances this Sunday, September 18th.

A TASTE OF HONEY Revival Extends Through October 30 Off-Broadway by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

In response to popular demand, The Pearl Theatre Company extends Shelagh Delaney's A Taste of Honey to October 30. Directed by Austin Pendleton, this production marks the play's first New York revival in 35 years.

THE CHERRY ORCHARD, Starring Diane Lane, Begins Tomorrow on Broadway by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

A friendly reminder! Roundabout Theatre Company presents Diane Lane, Chuck Cooper, Tavi Gevinson, John Glover, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Harold Perrineau and Joel Grey in a new production of The Cherry Orchard, starting tomorrow, September 15, on Broadway.

Leon Addison Brown, Sahr Ngaujah and Noah Robbins to Star in Signature Theatre's 'MASTER HAROLD' ... AND THE BOYS by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the Signature Theatre production of 'Master Harold' ... and the boys, written and directed by Tony Award winner Athol Fugard.

Michael Hildebrandt Announces DEWYNTERS for Germany by Liz Cearns - Sep 14, 2016

It was announced today that Michael Hildebrandt, until recently Director of Strategy and Development at Stage Entertainment Germany, will launch Dewynters in Germany. The new agency will join Dewynters in London and Spotco in New York, as part of reach4entertainment's growing global portfolio of leading entertainment and event marketing agencies.

Photo Flash: Take a Look at the Opening Night of MAYES & HARNAR's DOUBLE TAKE by Liz Cearns - Sep 14, 2016

Last night Sally Mayes and Jeff Harnar opened the further performances of their cabaret show, Double Take: Sally Mayes and Jeff Harnar at the same time! The pair will perform the show on Wednesdays September 21 & 28 at 7pm and again on Thursday 20 October at 2pm, as part of a special cabaret convention week. All performances will take place at the Laurie Beechman Theatre.

Coastway Community Bank Sponsors 42ND STREET at PPAC by A.A. Cristi - Sep 13, 2016

J.L. "Lynn" Singleton, President of the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), is pleased to announce that Coastway Community Bank is the sponsor of 42nd STREET. The quintessential backstage musical comedy classic 42nd STREET will celebrate a limited engagement at PPAC with a sparkling new production, March 24 - 26, 2017.

The Actors Company Theatre Kicks Off 2016-17 Season With Revival of SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER by A.A. Cristi - Sep 13, 2016

TACT (Scott Alan Evans, Artistic Executive Director; Nora Chester, Associate Artistic Director; Jeffrey C. Hawkins, Associate Artistic Director) today began rehearsals for the cast for a rare NY revival of Oliver Goldsmith's She Stoops To Conquer, which will kick off the theatre's 2016 - '17 season.    

The Maxamoo Podcast Reviews CAUGHT, THE JAMB, THE WOLVES, AUBERGINE, BEARS IN SPACE, More by Maxamoo - Sep 14, 2016

Seeing good shows produces good episodes and the shows we saw this week were great! David, Diep and Lindsay discuss the latest beyond Broadway in New York City theater. 

Reeger & Scrofano-Led THE GIN GAME, ROCK OF AGES and More Set for Drury Lane Theatre's 2017-2018 Season by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Drury Lane Theatre has announced the complete lineup of its 2017/2018 season, opening with Chicago, having attained the exclusive rights to revitalize the sensational mega-hit with home town authenticity.

Photo: James Corden Appears in One-Night-Only Cameo in Broadway's ALADDIN by Caryn Robbins - Sep 13, 2016

The sold out house at Disney's ALADDIN on Broadway had a 4th wish granted when CBS 'Late Late Show' star James Corden made a surprise one-night-only appearance during the show-stopping number 'Friend Like Me' last Friday night September 9th.

STAGE TUBE: The United Solo Festival Presents A JEWISH JOKE by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2016

United Solo Festival will present writer/performerPhil Johnson in his latest solo work, A Jewish Joke - a drama about comedy as relevant today is it was during the McCarthy era - in a single performance on Saturday, September 17th at 4pm at The Studio Theatre @ Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street - just east of Broadway.)

Walnut Street Theatre Opens 208th Season with Rodgers and Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC by A.A. Cristi - Sep 12, 2016

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 208th season with Rodgers and Hammerstein's Tony Award-winning romantic musical, SOUTH PACIFIC. Directed by Charles Abbott, with choreography by Michelle Gaudette, this production begins previews on September 6th, opens on September 14th and runs through October 23rd on the Walnut's Mainstage.

United Solo Festival Presents HOPE STREET by A.A. Cristi - Sep 12, 2016

In 1919, three teenage friends from a rough neighborhood in Philly run away to New York City with stolen money for a last week of wild boyhood freedom before returning to the consequences. One of these three boys, Jimmy Hall, grew up to be my grandfather, a bare-knuckles boxer who trained with the legendary Jack Dempsey, and who used those skills later in alleyways against federal agents.

Class in Session! BROADWAY SESSIONS to Go Back to School This Week by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

This Thursday, September 15th, BROADWAY SESSIONS goes 'Back to School,' welcoming an all-star roster of Broadway talent performing songs from the roles they played in their high school musicals. 

Crystal Finn Joins Roundabout Underground's KINGDOM COME; Cast Complete! by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Rehearsals begin tomorrow, Tuesday, September 13, for the world-premiere production of Kingdom Come by Jenny Rachel Weiner, directed by Kip Fagan, as part of Roundabout's 50th Anniversary Season.

Daniel Sullivan to Helm Steven Levenson's New Play IF I FORGET; Off-Broadway Dates Set! by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

As previously announced, Roundabout Theatre Company will present former Roundabout Underground playwright Steven Levenson's (The Unavoidable Disappearance Of Tom Durnin; Dear Evan Hansen) new play, If I Forget, directed by Daniel Sullivan. 

Mimi Quillin to Bring CALL FOSSE AT THE MINSKOFF to United Solo 2016 by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

2016 United Solo Festival will present writer/performer Mimi Quillin in her solo piece, Call Fosse at the Minskoff, on Saturday, September 17 at 2pm, Thursday, September 22 at 9pm and Monday, September 26 at 9pm at The Studio Theatre @ Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street - just east of Broadway). 

The United Solo Theatre Festival Presents I AM, TO YOU, A STRANGER by Liz Cearns - Sep 12, 2016

Following a successful workshop production through Manhattan Rep's Premiere Play Development Program this past January, I am, to you, A Stranger, written and performed by Teresa Catherine, will be presented for a one-night engagement at NYC's Theatre Row, on Thursday, September 29th, 7:30pm.  

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Tony-Winner Scott Wise by Behind the Curtain - Sep 11, 2016

Fosse. Bennett. Robbins. Scott Wise got to know and work with them all. His incredible dancing skills were featured in 13 Broadway musicals including A CHORUS LINE, CATS, CARRIE, and JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY, for which he won the Tony Award.

Sharon Abreu to Perform THE CLIMATE MONOLOGUES in the United Solo Theatre Festival 9/24 by Ashlee Latimer - Sep 10, 2016

Following an enthusiastic reception at the Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival, Sharon Abreu will bring her show, The Climate Monologues, to Theatre Row, 410 W. 42nd Street in Manhattan on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 6 pm as part of the United Solo Theatre Festival. The show runs 50 minutes.

Photo Flash: GYPSY Opens at Music Theatre of Connecticut by A.A. Cristi - Sep 9, 2016

Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, Fairfield County's professional award-winning theatre company, will open its 30th Anniversary Season with a revamped production of "Gypsy." The season-opener will run September 9-25. Staged in a cozy 110-seat theatre, this production of "Gypsy" offers audience members the intimacy of a local theatre with the professionalism of Broadway -- an experience only MTC MainStage can provide.

BITING BROADWAY Vampire Musical Announces Reading in New York by A.A. Cristi - Sep 9, 2016

The first successful Vampire Musical' with Book by Richard Hochberg, Lyrics by Jordan Beck and Music by Gerald Sternbach will be directed by Tony Nominee Dan Knechtges in a reading on October 7 at the Pearl Studios 500 8th Avenue.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Playwrights Horizons' A LIFE by Nicole Rosky - Sep 9, 2016

Playwrights Horizons will soon present A Life, the world premiere of a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (A Small Fire and The Drunken City at Playwrights, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows). Directed by two-time Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Marjorie Prime, Detroit, Maple and Vine at Playwrights; You Got Older; Belleville; This Wide Night; Smokefall), A Life will be the second production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season.

LPTW to Host Networking Event for Young Women in Theatre & Media by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

The League of Professional Theatre Women will present a special event, 'YOUNG WOMEN IN THEATRE AND MEDIA' in an opportunity to learn from the young professional dynamos who make it happen. On Monday, October 25, 2016 from 6pm to 8pm at Castillo Theatre (543 West 42nd Street, NYC).

See the First Performance of TICK, TICK... BOOM! Off-Broadway for 20 Bucks by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Today Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced that tickets for the first performance of Jonathan Larson's Tick, Tick…BOOM!  on Tuesday October 4th will be only $19.90 for all seats in honor of the year Tick, Tick…BOOM! was first workshopped Off-Off-Broadway (September 1990), as well as the year the musical takes place. 

Photo Flash: Aurora's MAMMA MIA - Production Photos! by Liz Cearns - Sep 9, 2016

More than 60 million people in 40 countries on six different continents have reveled in Mamma Mia!, the iconic musical about love and friendship, of lost dreams and that last chance to make it right, all set to the music of ABBA, one of the most popular bands in the world. 

GYPSY to Open MTC MainStage's 30th Anniversary Season by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, Fairfield County's professional award-winning theatre company, will open its 30th Anniversary Season with a revamped production of "Gypsy." The season-opener will run September 9-25.

Contra Costa Civic Theatre to Open 2016-17 Season with MY FAIR LADY by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) begins its 2016-17 season with the Diamond Anniversary production of the beloved musical My Fair Lady, based on Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, and music by Frederick Loewe.

Breaking News: Danny DeVito Will Make Broadway Debut in THE PRICE; Tickets Go On Sale 9/12 by Nicole Rosky - Sep 8, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) has just announced that Danny DeVito will make his Broadway debut as 'Gregory Solomon' alongside John Turturro as 'Victor Franz,' Tony Shalhoub as 'Walter Franz' and Jessica Hecht as 'Esther Franz' in a new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's The Price, directed by Steppenwolf Theatre Company co-founder, Terry Kinney.

Theatre for a New Audience Teams with New York Public Library for 'FIRST FOLIO' Event by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Theatre for a New Audience and The New York Public Library will mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death with a viewing of a First Folio followed by a conversation among scholars and conservators on the Folio's innovative origins, its history as a wildly coveted (and carefully conserved) artifact, and its continued role in the robust afterlife of Shakespeare.

TACT to Kick Off 2016-17 Season with Revival of SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

TACT today announced the cast for a rare NY revival of Oliver Goldsmith's She Stoops To Conquer, which will kick off the theatre's 2016 - '17 season.    

Larry Owens Comes to the Laurie Beechman Theatre with LARRY OWENS SINGS THE BERNADETTE PETERS SONGBOOK by Liz Cearns - Sep 8, 2016

Why would a Baltimore-bred black man bond with buxom Broadway beauty Bernadette Peters? Find out as Larry Owens (Gigantic, A Strange Loop) explores music from the diva's extensive career on stage, screen, and record. Larry will be accompanied by the Andrei Strizek Trio (Andrei Strizek - piano, Jason Lang - drums, Tony Lannen - bass) and backed by The Bernadettes (Erika Conaway, Lily LaGravenese, and Tam Young). The evening features musical direction by Andrei Strizek and is produced by David Levy.

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses Frank Rich's GHOST LIGHT, Blue Gobo by Behind the Curtain - Sep 8, 2016

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all things show business. This week: The power of illumination! 

WHO WILL SING FOR LENA? to Play 2016 United Solo Festival by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2016

Innocent? Black and poor Lena Mae Baker was judged guilty in 1944 rural Georgia of killing a white man. But wasn't it rape and self-defense? Not so, said a racist judge and jury of 12 white men, and Lena became the first and only woman executed in Georgia's electric chair. Finally, we hear her side of the story.

Mint Theater Extends N.C. Hunter's A DAY BY THE SEA by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Mint Theater Company has announced that the acclaimed revival of A Day by the Sea by N.C. Hunter, will now continue through October 23rd at their new home at the Beckett Theater as a resident company at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street between 9th and Dyer Avenues).

INSECURE and SHOTS FIRED Added to New York's 20th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival by Caryn Robbins - Sep 7, 2016

The 20th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival (www.urbanworld.org), presented by REVOLT with founding sponsor HBO, announced additions to its schedule including HBO's 'Insecure' and Fox's 'Shots Fired' that will happen during the anniversary events that will take place from September 21-25, 2016 at Manhattan's AMC Empire 25 on 234 West 42nd Street.

Photo Flash: Good News- Catch a First Look at Jessica Vosk & Kristen Martin WICKED on Tour! by Nicole Rosky - Sep 7, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the Wicked tour has just announced it will welcome Jessica Vosk as Elphaba and Kristen Martin as Nessarose beginning tonight, September 7 at The Morris Performing Arts Center in South Bend. Check out a first look at Vosk and Martin in action below!



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