42nd Street

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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Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

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by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019
Word for Word's first production of the 2020 Season is Octavio Solis's Retablos: Stories from A Life Lived Along the Border from his same titled memoir of growing up in El Paso. Retablos: Stories from A Life Lived Along the Border runs February 22 -March 15, in the Z Below Theater in San Francisco. The production is directed by Sheila Balter and Jim Cave and opens with press performance February 22 & 23, Saturday 8 PM & Sunday 3 PM (previews Feb.19- 21).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019
Weston Playhouse Theatre Company announces A Weston Winter Cabaret, back for its third year at Walker Farm. Join Weston Young Company alumni on December 13 & 14 at 7:30 pm for two fabulous evenings filled with the songs of the season. This fun, festive show directed by special guest Cabaret Maestro Tim Fort is sure to get you into the holiday spirit! This event is a benefit for the Weston Young Company Program.
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Ft. Myers/Naples Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Indianapolis Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Maine Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Minneapolis / St. Paul Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Sacramento Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld West Virginia Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019
Rehearsals are underway for the Broadway production of A Soldier's Play by Charles Fuller, directed by Kenny Leon.
by TV - Press Previews - Dec 9, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present the first Broadway production of Charles Fuller's award-winning drama A Soldier's Play, directed by Kenny Leon. A Soldier's Play will star David Alan Grier as 'Sergeant Vernon C. Waters,' Blair Underwood as 'Captain Richard Davenport,' Nnamdi Asomugha as 'Private First Class Melvin Peterson,' Jerry O'Connell as 'Captain Charles Taylor,' McKinley Belcher III as 'Private Louis Henson,' Rob Demery as 'Corporal Bernard Cobb,' Jared Grimes as 'Private Tony Smalls,' Billy Eugene Jones as 'Private James Wilkie,' Nate Mann as 'Lieutenant Byrd,' Warner Miller as 'Corporal Ellis,' J. Alphonse Nicholson as 'Private C. J. Memphis' and Lee Aaron Rosen as 'Captain Wilcox.'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2019
Broadway star of Mamma Mia, Wonderland, Hairspray, and Sunset Boulevard, KAREN MASON, and award-winning guitarist, SEAN HARKNESS, will join recording and cabaret artist, KEVIN DOZIER, to celebrate the holidays and the release of Kevin's 4th studio recording, 'Christmas Eve', at The Green Room 42 in Manhattan on December 17th with music direction by ALEX RYBECK.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2019
Step aside Radio City Rockettes, the nut-crackers of Twizted Sisterz put their own bawdy spin on the most wonderful time of the year. Highlights of this demented holiday extravaganza include The 12 Drunks of Christmas, a twisted take on Let It Snow, I'm Dreaming of A White Trash Christmas, and much more. Last night featured Holly Dae, Bootsie LeFaris, Brenda Darling and Khizha Carr.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present the first Broadway production of Charles Fuller's award-winning drama A Soldier's Play, directed by Kenny Leon. A Soldier's Play will star David Alan Grier as 'Sergeant Vernon C. Waters,' Blair Underwood as 'Captain Richard Davenport,' Nnamdi Asomugha as 'Private First Class Melvin Peterson,' Jerry O'Connell as 'Captain Charles Taylor,' McKinley Belcher III as 'Private Louis Henson,' Rob Demery as 'Corporal Bernard Cobb,' Jared Grimes as 'Private Tony Smalls,' Billy Eugene Jones as 'Private James Wilkie,' Nate Mann as 'Lieutenant Byrd,' Warner Miller as 'Corporal Ellis,' J. Alphonse Nicholson as 'Private C. J. Memphis' and Lee Aaron Rosen as 'Captain Wilcox.'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has announced the full cast of the new musical Darling Grenadine, book, music & lyrics by Daniel Zaitchik, directed & choreographed by Michael Berresse.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
Tony Award-winner Beth Leavel will play the iconic Miranda Priestly in the new musical, The Devil Wears Prada and the role of the wide-eyed assistant, Andy Sachs, will be played by Taylor Iman Jones (Groundhog Day, Head Over Heels). The Pre-Broadway World Premiere of the new musical will open at Broadway In Chicago's CIBC Theatre from July 13-August 15, 2021 for a limited run prior to a Broadway engagement. The production had previously been announced to play in Chicago next year at a different venue.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) welcomes Broadway sensation, composer Frank Wildhorn (Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlett Pimpernel, The Civil War), who joins Jekyll and Hyde revival star and American Idol finalist Constantine Maroulis and the star-studded cast of the 2019 TRU Love Benefit: Follow Your Art, Fulfill Your Dreams, honoring York Theatre Producing Artistic Director James Morgan and multi-talented stage, screen and concert performer and producer Haley Swindal.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
Broadway's Ruth Gottschall has returned to the seacoast to step into the role of Miss Hannigan in the Ogunquit Playhouse production of Annie now on stage at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2019
San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) just announced the full cast and creative team for the 2019 return production of the beloved Holiday musical SCROOGE IN LOVE! A smash-hit sell-out in 2015 (World Premiere) and 2016, SCROOGE IN LOVE! is back by popular demand to delight Moon audiences of all ages.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
Earlier today, Feinstein's/54 Below welcomed Tony Award-winner Beth Leavel (The Prom, The Drowsy Chaperone, Elf The Musical, 42nd Street); Tony nominee Norm Lewis (Sweeney Todd, The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess); Sirius XM Radio personality Christine Pedi (Chicago, Forbidden Broadway, Newsical the Musical); Award-winning vocalist Seth Sikes ('Seth Sikes: The Songs That Got Away,' 'Seth Sikes Sings Judy, Liza, Barbra, Etc.,' 'Seth Sikes Sings Bernadette Peters') to preview their upcoming engagements.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
Casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director) New York premiere of Cambodian Rock Band by Lauren Yee, directed by Chay Yew, featuring songs by Dengue Fever. The production will play from February 4 to March 8, 2020 with opening night set for February 24, 2020 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Click here for more information.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) just announced the full cast and creative team for the 2019 return production of the beloved Holiday musical SCROOGE IN LOVE! A smash-hit sell-out in 2015 (World Premiere) and 2016, SCROOGE IN LOVE! is back by popular demand to delight Moon audiences of all ages. Featuring music by Larry Grossman, lyrics by Kellen Blair and a book by Duane Poole, the 2019 production of SCROOGE IN LOVE! will once again star Broadway's Jason Graae* (currently appearing as the Wizard in the National Tour of WICKED) as 'Ebenezer Scrooge.' Moon favorite Dyan McBride returns as Director, with Ken Brill as Music Director and Choreography by Staci Arriaga. 42nd Street Moon's production of SCROOGE IN LOVE! runs from December 4 - 22, 2019 and will perform at San Francisco's Gateway Theatre (215 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111). The press opening will take place on Saturday, December 7 at 6:00 p.m. Tickets range from $31 - $72 and can be purchased through the Box Office at (415) 255-8207 or online at www.42ndstmoon.org.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
From Fred Astaire dancing on the rooftop to Carmen Miranda's iconic Tutti Fruitti hat nothing encapsulates the magic of cinema like a Hollywood musical.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
The Dramatists Guild of America is proud to host a panel discussion on Thursday, December 5, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at 412 West 42nd Street, 3rd Floor, New York, New York.
by Michael T. Mooney - Dec 4, 2019
This perfectly-timed holiday revival will feature British actors, performing an iconic British play!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
Tony Award-winner Beth Leavel will play the iconic Miranda Priestly in the new musical, The Devil Wears Prada and the role of the wide-eyed assistant, Andy Sachs, will be played by Taylor Iman Jones (Groundhog Day, Head Over Heels). The Pre-Broadway World Premiere of the new musical will open at Broadway In Chicago's CIBC Theatre from July 13-August 15, 2021 for a limited run prior to a Broadway engagement. The production had previously been announced to play in Chicago next year at a different venue.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
Fellowship for Performing Arts announced today complete casting for the second annual Imagine This!, a festival of staged readings featuring plays under consideration for future development that will take place December 4, 5 and 6. Performances will take place at Theatre Three at Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
THE GREEN ROOM 42 - the new intimate concert venue dubbed Broadway's 'off-night hotspot' by The New York Times - will present 'Holiday Harmony' on Monday, December 9 at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM. From the creators of 'Harmony on Broadway' and 'Harmony Pop!' comes the third installment of the sold-out series.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
The Cast of THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL Will Reunite At Broadway Sessions This Week, on Thursday, December 5!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
The Des Moines Community Playhouse's latest Teen Theatre Workshop, Improv with Comedy Xperiment, will be held Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, 1:00-4:00 PM. The workshop is open to all interested teens in grades 7-12. Registration is $9 per person. Registrations may be made online at dmplayhouse.com.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
Join the Des Moines Community Playhouse on Dec. 13, 2019, for The Little Engine That Could. This story is the lastest in the 2019-20 season of Friday Funday, a creative participatory story theatre program for children ages 4-6. Performances are at the Playhouse, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, at 9:30 AM, 10:45 AM, and 1:30 PM. Shows are approximately 45 minutes in length. IRIS provides audio description upon request at the 10:45 AM performance. Admission is $6 per person, adults and children. Tickets may be purchased online at dmplayhouse.com, by phone at 515-277-6261, or at the Playhouse ticket office, 831 42nd St.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
4th Wall Theatre will present the Houston premier of Will Eno's Broadway sensation 'The Realistic Joneses.' Eno's critically acclaimed play will re-unite 4th Wall Co-Artistic Directors Kim Tobin-Lehl and Philip Lehl as Bob and Jennifer Jones. Featured in this all-start cast will be guest artist Vaishnavi Sharma as Pony Jones. Ms. Sharma is perhaps most well-known for her regular appearances on Amazon Prime's 'Mr. Robot' alongside Academy Award-winner Rami Malek. She has also been featured in New York-based BEDLAM Theatre's 'Pygmalion' and the original smash hit production of Kate Hamill's 'Sense and Sensibility.' Drake Simpson will complete this stellar cast as John Jones. Mr. Simpson was last seen in 4th Wall's award-winning productions of 'Lobby Hero' and 'True West.' Returning to 4th Wall to direct is Jennifer Dean, who previously directed a beautifully realized production of 'Collected Stories' by Donald Margulies and a brilliant staging of 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' by Edward Albee. This collaboration of Houston's most highly recognized professional artists and a nationally recognized award-winning guest artist will surely make 'The Realistic Joneses' the theatrical event of the season.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
Show business tour de force Juan Pablo Di Pace brings his critically-acclaimed new one man show, An Evening with Juan Pablo Di Pace, to The Green Room 42, Thursday, January 9, and Saturday, January 11, with performances nightly at 7 PM. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
Broadway vets, Danette Holden, who was last seen in Sacramento as Kitty in The Drowsy Chaperone and in New York City in the acclaimed Off-Broadway production of Cagney, the Musical and Kevin Csolak, currently in Ivo Van Hove's new West Side Story as Arab hitting the Broadway stage December 10th in previews and who just completed shooting Steven Spielberg's reboot of West Side Story as Diesel hosted the 2019 Stangl Stage Cabaret, Hunterdon's Brightest, Home for the Holidays charity event this past Saturday, November 30th at the historic Stangl Stage. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
Tickets are now on sale for the returning New Orleans engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, playing the Saenger Theatre March 6-8, 2020. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, JERSEY BOYS is offered as a season option for the Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans 2019-2020 season.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
Charlotte's Off Broadway presents the Off-Broadway premiere of Confidence (and The Speech), the new play, written by Susan Lambert Hatem and directed by Hannah Ryan (Hamilton, An American in Paris) which is playing a limited engagement at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street – between 9th & 10th Avenues). 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for a special holiday production: the Bay Area premiere of the hilarious comedy singing group, THE MISTLETONES. This quartet puts their own holiday twist on popular songs from the '50s to today and has been playing to sellout crowds throughout Southern California for the past decade.
by West of Broadway - Dec 11, 2019
It's a special day in studio at West of Broadway! We are joined by the amazing Becky Lythgoe to discuss the 10th anniversary of Lythgoe Family Panto! Listen in as we discuss the upcoming presentation of A Snow White Christmas.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019
The Mountain Play a?" Casting is complete for the Mountain Play's production of HELLO, DOLLY! which will treat the San Francisco Bay Area to a parade of comedy, wonderful music and life affirming joy.
by Jennifer Broski - Dec 11, 2019
The New Group presents Donja R. Love's one in two, featuring Jamyl Dobson, Leland Fowler and Edward Mawere. Directed by Stevie Walker-Webb, one in two just opened last night, December 10. A limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated through January 12 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019
Following the successful premiere of the first calisthenics theatre show AMAZING GRACE in 2018, Manilla Street Productions is bringing a new show to the National Theatre from 31st January 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019
Mint Theater Company Producing Artistic Director Jonathan Bank today announced that Katie Firth (A Day by the Sea, A Picture of Autumn, Susan and God, Far and Wide - Mint Theater, Museum - Keen Company), Anna Lentz (The Diary of Anne Frank - Geva Theatre Center, The Many Deaths of Nathan Stubblefield, The Tens, A Christmas Carol, Gratuitous Nudity and the Undisclosed Costs of Questioning Surveillance Rather Than Bad Broccoli - Actors Theatre of Louisville),
by Tim Sullivan - Dec 11, 2019
If you're in the mood for an unconventional confection this holiday season, look no further than 42nd Street Moon's Scrooge in Love now playing at the Gateway Theatre. First performed here in 2015, this sequel to Dickens' classic tale captures the heart of the original while adding a great deal of hilarity.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019
RuPaul's Drag Race favorite singer/songwriter HONEY DAVENPORT has a big package to share with audiences this December as she presents STOCKING STUFFER - A CHRISTMAS SHOW WITH BALLS, her debut holiday extravaganza. As she waits for Santa to come down her chimney, the sticky and sweet drag star regales audiences with stories and holiday songs. Spoiler alert: Honey has been very naughty this year! Directed by Mark A. Dahl with musical direction by Paisley Fields.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019
THE GREEN ROOM 42 - the new intimate concert venue dubbed Broadway's 'off-night hotspot' by The New York Times - will present Andrea McArdle in her new show 'Broadway With a Little Holiday' on Sunday, December 15 and Friday, December 20, both at 7:00 PM. The orginal Annie star will perform songs from shows like Starlight Express, State Fair, Beauty and the Beast, and more, in addition to seasonal favorites and a handful of surprises. She will be joined by music director Steve Marzullo on piano.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019
Fellowship for Performing Arts announced today complete casting for the New York premiere of PARADISE LOST, written by award-winning playwright Tom Dulack (Incommunicado, Kennedy Center Prize for New American Drama; Road to Damascus) and directed by Michael Parva (Irena's Vow, Martin Luther on Trial). Performances begin on Wednesday, January 15, with opening night set for Wednesday, January 22, at Theatre Three at Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036) for a run through Sunday, February 23, 2020. Tickets are on sale now at www.FPAtheatre.com.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
The New Group announces full casting for Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, with Jennifer Damiano, Ana Nogueira, Joél Pérez and Michael Zegen joining, as previously announced, Duncan Sheik, in this world premiere production. Arriving as part of The New Group's 25th Anniversary Season, this production features Book by Jonathan Marc Sherman, Music and Lyrics by Duncan Sheik, Additional Lyrics by Amanda Green and Choreography by Kelly Devine. Scott Elliott directs. Previews begin January 16 in advance of an Official Opening Night on Tuesday, February 4.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
Following the holidays, to begin the new year, The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre will present a stage adaptation of one of the most beloved pieces of American literature. Little Women - The Broadway Musical will open January 10th and run through February 22nd, bringing the March sisters to life on the stage at the Frederick venue.
by Ben Cameron - Dec 10, 2019
This past Thursday at Broadway Sessions we took a trip down memory lane to Bikini Bottom at our Spongebob Cast Reunion Show! It was a joy to have the gang all back together as we all reminisced and naturally, hilarity ensued. Our wonderful lineup included Lauralyn McClelland, Kyle Matthew Hamilton, Danny Skinner & Ethan Slater, Robert Taylor Jr., Gavin Lee, Kelvin Moon Loh, Tina Landau, with special guests Marty Thomas, Finn Douglas, and Rising Star Catie Pires Fernandes. What a fun way to gear up for the HIGHLY anticipated Spongebob broadcast on Nickelodeon last week! 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
The life and times of legendary showman George M. Cohan explode into the 21st century in a sensational musical, Yankee Doodle Dandy! For the first time, the complete recording of this remarkable new musical is available on CD, digital and streaming formats. The Seattle Times called the show, 'Irresistible!' It features a book by David Armstrong (Artistic Director Emeritus of The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle) and new songs inspired by unfinished Cohan melodies, including the heartbreaking ballad, Pick Up Your Dreams, by Albert Evans (Nite Club Confidential, Pageant).