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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.


by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022
Signature Theatre, which makes an extended commitment to producing a playwright's body of work, announces its 2022 Gala in the sweeping lobby of its own Frank Gehry-designed home, The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022
NAATCO will present the inaugural production of the NAATCO National Partnership Project, Queen, written by playwright and screenwriter Madhuri Shekar (House of Joy) and directed by Aneesha Kudtarkar, which will begin performances Friday June 10th at the A.R.T./New York Mezzanine Theatre (502 West 53rd Street), continuing through July 1st only. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 8, 2022
The REV Theatre Company opens its inaugural production of the 2022 Season - Catch Me If You Can. The show runs June 8-28 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Auburn, NY.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 8, 2022
Mr. Parker, the new play by Michael McKeever (Daniel's Husband), directed by Joe Brancato with Davi Santos, Derek Smith and Mia Matthews, enjoyed its Off Broadway premiere performance on Monday night.  Check out the photos!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022
Following the sold-out success of COVID SUX: The Musical at Cumston Hall, Chris Henry, and Mark Falconer have written a new sequel to their previous original musical comedy about the pandemic featuring parodies of hit Broadway songs from shows like Hamilton, Les Miserables, Tick Tick Boom, West Side Story, Chicago, and Annie.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022
Pan Asian Repertory Theatre will present NuWorks 2022, the annual experimental series of self-created work from innovative and diverse artists exploring an eclectic range of genres and techniques using poetry, text, dance and music.
by Kristen Morale - Jun 7, 2022
The Downtown Urban Arts Festival (DUAF) was founded in 2001 on this basis: to bring a collection of new American works that, in their words, 'speaks to a whole generation whose lives defy categorizing along conventional lines.' In its attempts to bring the spirit of real playwrights and characters to the stage, DUAF has been recognized as one of the world's best festivals for new works - a platform well known for the freedom it provides for artistic expression. Twenty years have passed since its founding, and what better way to celebrate such a pillar of New York theater than with the newly introduced 2022 lineup of new works - a month-long showcase of raw talent that has already undoubtedly left its mark on a New York audience.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022
BASIC GLITCH, the first full-length play by NYC playwright Stephanie Salazar-Amaro, is an official selection of the 2022 Broadway Bound Theatre Festival. The show is set to have an Encore one night only performance at Theatre Row complex on 42nd Street in the Theatre District on June 24, 2022 at 5:00pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022
Director Jenn Thompson stepped behind the camera during recent rehearsals to create a rare behind the scenes photo gallery of Mint Theater's American Premiere of Chains by Elizabeth Baker before it begins performances. Check out photos!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022
Sesame Street: The Musical just set its world premiere of a new stage production: Sesame Street: The Musical, in New York. Sesame Street’s beloved furry friends will appear in their original puppet form in an Off-Broadway musical, with previews starting September 8, 2022. Find out how to get tickets today!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022
AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from A STRANGE LOOP; HADESTOWN; MR. SATURDAY NIGHT; MRS. DOUBTFIRE; THE BOOK OF MORMON;  GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY and ROMEO & BERNADETTE on Monday, June 20th at 7 PM.   
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022
Check out photos of former NJ Governor Jim McGreevey attended the Sunday matinee performance of MR. PARKER and greeted the cast, playwright and director after the show.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022
“Forever and a Day,” a new musical by Marcus Scott and Steven Silverstein, will be part of the Downtown Urban Arts Festival’s 20th Anniversary season, running June 1-June 25 at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). “Forever and a Day” will be performed Thursday, June 9th at 8 PM.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022
Stephen DeAngelis will continue his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE…™ to be held on Monday, June 20th  at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM.
by Lauren Gienow - Jun 5, 2022
Stratford Festival audiences have been waiting a while for some 'razzle dazzle' and we finally got it when, after being sidelined by the pandemic in 2020, CHICAGO had its much-anticipated opening at the Festival Theatre exactly 47 years to the day the original production opened on Broadway! This production, directed and choreographed by Donna Feore, was well worth the wait. With incredible music, innovative and ambitious design and choreography, and dazzling performances from the entire company, this show is sure to be a hit with audiences all season long.
by Marissa Tomeo - Jun 4, 2022
Young love and secrets, set against the backdrop of the enchanting city of Florence, Italy, takes center stage at California Center for the Arts, Escondido with the multi-award-winning musical The Light in the Piazza from June 17-25 in the Center Theater. Produced by CCAE Theatricals, with a book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel. Kari Hayter will direct. Tickets are available online at
by Marissa Tomeo - Jun 4, 2022
San Francisco’s 42nd Street Moon (Daniel Thomas, Executive Artistic Director and Daren A.C. Carollo, Producing Artistic Director) is pleased to announce the full cast and creative team for the Company’s long-awaited production of the Tony Award-winning “Best Musical” THE PAJAMA GAME, with sisters Becky Potter (Director) and Annie Potter (Playwright) teaming up with Armando Fox (Music Director) and Renee DeWeese (Choreographer) to bring audiences a contemporary take on a comedy classic, celebrating the best of Broadway’s Golden Age, reimagined for a Gateway Theatre stage.
by Marissa Tomeo - Jun 4, 2022
Bucks County Playhouse will present a special presentation of a new Broadway musical, “Female Troubles,” at the sixth Oscar Hammerstein Festival on Saturday, June 18 at 7:30 pm. The presentation, which is part concert, part insider’s preview, is open to the public. Tickets are $35.
by Marissa Tomeo - Jun 4, 2022
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 51st season with the hit musical Ragtime. This sweeping and stirring musical masterpiece paints a portrait of America at the dawn of the twentieth century, interweaving the lives of three families—an African American family, a Jewish Immigrant family, and a wealthy white family—finding their places and pursuing the American Dream in a rapidly changing world. Featuring a Tony Award-winning book by Pulitzer Prize finalist Terrence McNally (Master Class, Kiss of the Spider Woman, The Rink) and a Tony Award-winning score by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (Once on This Island, Anastasia, Seussical The Musical), this musical is based on E. L. Doctorow’s best-selling novel of the same name. Ragtime will be presented June 1-26, 2022 (press opening: June 4) at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. For tickets (starting at $30) and more information the public may visit or call (877)-662-8978.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2022
The Axelrod Performing Arts Center will present A MONKEY AND ME: STORIES I NEVER TOLD MY MOTHER, a new musical comedy by New Jersey playwright, composer and lyricist Jonathan Brielle Holtzman, from June 24-30. In this show, Holtzman portrays himself opposite TV and Broadway legend Tovah Feldshuh as his mother. It also stars the award-winning actress, Veanne Cox, as his “monkey.”  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2022
Signature Theatre’s SigSpace will reteam this June with Theatre For One to present six one-on-one, five-to-six minute theater experiences. Titled Déjà Vu (referencing a featured work by the same name), this iteration of Theatre For One revisits five selected works from the visionary and unconventional organization.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2022
The Muny announced today its full cast, design and production teams for the theatre's production of Chicago, June 13-19. The cast features Sarah Bowden (Roxie Hart), J. Harrison Ghee (Velma Kelly), Adam Heller (Amos Hart), Emily Skinner (Matron 'Mama' Morton), James T. Lane (Billy Flynn) and Ali Ewoldt (Mary Sunshine). Find out the rest of the cast, and more information on the production!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2022
Tampa Bay's freeFall Theatre Company presents their first play by Neil Simon. Simon's final play, Rose & Walsh, is a romantic comedy about two very different writers as they grapple with life, love and legacy.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 24, 2022
The cast for the London debut of Yeast Nation has been announced today, combining four seasoned performers with four recent graduates.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022
signature Theatre’s SigSpace will present the first-ever installation from Quiara Alegría Hudes and Sean Ortiz’s Emancipated Stories project, designed by Yazmany Arboleda with Emmanuel Oni and featuring letter-writing sessions and pop-up performances produced in collaboration with The Fortune Society.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 22, 2022
Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) announces that Cora Cahan will step down as President and CEO of BAC. Ms. Cahan will remain in her position until October 15, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022
Now, more than two years after it was first announced, the cast of Chains will celebrate Opening Night on Thursday June 23rd, at Theatre Row. Performances will now continue through July 23rd.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022
Eric Krebs & THEATER555 will present a staged reading of Last Day by Richard Vetere. Inspired by the William Butler Yeats quote, 'The beautiful and innocent have no enemy but time.' Last Day is a vigorous exploration of love & friendship at the end of the 20th Century.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022
Ogunquit Playhouse, the crown jewel of the Maine Southern Seacoast, has announced the regional premiere of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, which will join the 2022 season, playing September 15 – October 30.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022
Ever been to summer camp, or wish you'd had the chance? Then it's time to pack up the whole family and head to David J.V. Meenan's newest hysterical musical comedy, 'Camp A New Musical', which is having its Off-Broadway premiere at Theatre Row in New York for a limited engagement August 4th-21st.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022
Broadway Palm’s 30th Anniversary Season is now on sale. The celebratory season includes eight main stage productions, five productions in the Off Broadway Palm, four Children’s Theatre productions, and five concerts.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2022
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater proudly presents Marry Me a Little, with music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, conceived by Craig Lucas & Norman René. Performances are July 1-22 at 8:00 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays on the Julie Harris Stage.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 21, 2022
Craft Recordings/Concord Theatricals has released a well-produced cast recording of the musical comedy that has audiences howling on 41st Street.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2022
CreateTheater, under the artistic direction of Off-Broadway producer-director-dramaturg Cate Cammarata in association with Prism Stage Company, today announced the 2022 New Works Festival Awards from their first new theater festival that ran from April 15th to May 15th at Theater Row (410 West 42nd Street).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 19, 2022
Young love and secrets, set against the backdrop of the enchanting city of Florence, Italy, takes center stage at California Center for the Arts, Escondido with the multi-award-winning musical The Light in the Piazza from June 17-25 in the Center Theater. Get a first look at photos!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 18, 2022
The show announced a five-week extension of the critically-acclaimed hit Off-Broadway production of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2022
Concord Thearicals & Samuel French OOB Festival Presents the staged reading of Cece Suazo’s play You Will Neva Enter Our High Holy Land of Blackness-HIYA! 
by - Jun 16, 2022
Today's top stories include a first look at the upcoming film adaptation of Matilda The Musical, with all new photos and a teaser trailer!  Plus, Beanie Feldstein and Jane Lynch will depart Funny Girl this September, full casting announced for The Devil Wears Prada, and more!
by Carian Lynée Parker - Jun 16, 2022
Founded in 1991, Education Through Music (ETM) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes the use of music in under-resourced schools and schools in disadvantaged areas, as a means of enhancing students' academic performance and general development. ETM celebrated its 30th Annual Benefit Gala on Monday, June 13, 2022 at Cipriani 42nd Street. The gala included over 400 people and raised over $1M. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022
Two legendary Broadway stars stormed the Birdland stage on Monday night, and photographer Kevin Alvey was there to catch the fun.  The famed music room was thrilled to present leading lady Anita Gillette in concert with iconic song-and-dance man Lee Roy Reams on Monday, June 13. Check out photos from the night!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022
Northern Stage kicks off its 25th Anniversary Season with a celebration of the life and music of Stephen Sondheim, one of Broadway’s greatest composers. SIDE  BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM, the intimate musical revue celebrating the work of a legend who changed the form of the American Musical, will run outdoors this summer at Northern Stage’s Courtyard Theater, June  15 – July 10.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2022
Announcing the cast for the Rose Center Theater's upcoming musical 42nd Street. Broadway's Tony award-winning, glitzy, show-stopping musical, celebrating the magic of show business!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2022
5, 6, 7, 8- it's a Broadway audition and you can't be late! The New London Barn Playhouse invites you to grab your dance shoes and listen to the stories of seventeen aspiring dancers in A Chorus Line, running June 15th-June 26th at 7:30PM with Wednesday matinee performances at 2:00PM and Sunday performances at 5:00PM.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2022
The New Group has announced the company’s 2022-23 Season, to include the following productions: Evanston Salt Costs Climbing, by Will Arbery, directed by Danya Taymor; The Seagull/Woodstock, NY, by Thomas Bradshaw, adapted from Chekhov, directed by Scott Elliott; and Bernarda’s Daughters, by Diane Exavier, directed by Dominique Rider.  T
by Michael Major - Jun 15, 2022
From Warner Bros. Animation, the original animated family movie event will feature original dynamic song and dance numbers and new orchestrations from the Warner Bros. library of legendary movie musicals, which include 42nd Street, Little Shop of Horrors, Victor Victoria, Cabaret, the Wizard of Oz, and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022
The REV Theatre Company announces the cast and creative team for its second production of the 2022 Season - The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022
Royal Family Productions will present the inaugural production in a new Young BIPOC Directors series, Romeo and Juliet. This new adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play by Lindsay Price is directed by Lily Ventura.
by Team BWW - Jun 11, 2022
Which Best Musical and Best Play nominees will win a Tony Award? BroadwayWorld has rounded up the winners of the Tony Awards, the Drama Desk Awards, the Drama League Awards and the Outer Critics Circle Awards for the last fifty years to compare winners year by year.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2022
Joining the previously announced principal cast is Shereen Pimentel (Guenevere/Reveler), Evan Ruggiero (Sir Dinadan/Reveler), Daryl Tofa (Sir Lionel/Reveler), Sarah Quinn Taylor (Sir Sagramore/Reveler), Riley Carter Adams (Tom of Warwick/Reveler), and Barrett Riggins (Mordred/Squire Dap/Reveler).
by Paula Makar - Jun 10, 2022
What did our critic think of 42nd Street at Music Theatre Wichita? Come and meet those dancing feet! A brand-new edition of this timeless classic taps its way into Century II Concert Hall June 15-19, as the second offering in the 2022 Music Theatre Wichita season.