Lady, Be Good

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2015
A cast recording of Encores! production of George and Ira Gershwin's LADY, BE GOOD will hit shelves later this fall!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 28, 2015
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: DADDY LONG LEGS opens off-Broadway, Arnie Burton hits a 39 STEPS milestone, and two stage greats are celebrated tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015
This year's New York City Center Encores! production of LADY, BE GOOD!, featuring Tommy Tune and more, releases a cast recording on digital today, September 18, plus scroll down for a listen!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 18, 2015
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: MOONSHINE and A WONDERFUL LIFE kick off regional runs, CLEVER LITTLE LIES starts off-Broadway and more!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 16, 2015
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: IN YOUR ARMS brings vignettes by a crack team of writers to the stage, THESE PAPER BULLETS! rocks in L.A. and more!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015
This year's New York City Center Encores! production of LADY, BE GOOD!, featuring Tommy Tune and more, is getting a cast recording, and BroadwayWorld has a first listen below!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015
Paper Mill Playhouse opens its 2015-2016 season with the world premiere musical THE BANDSTAND. Performances begin tonight, October 8.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015
The Wilmette Theatre is proud to partner with the Music Institute of Chicago to screen the jazz documentary 'Lady Be Good' with a post-screening talk-back led by filmmaker Kay D. Ray. The Theatre is located at 1122 Central Avenue, Wilmette, 60091. Tickets are $12 ($10 for Music Institute students and families) and are available at the Theatre's Box Office, by phone 847.251.7424 or online at wilmettetheatre.com.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015
The Crazy Coqs has announced a month of November glamour at London's most luxurious live entertainment venue. 
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 14, 2015
Today, Gardner talks exclusively to BroadwayWorld and shares his journey from a hyper, five-year-old little boy to a tap-dancing, show-stopping star making his Broadway debut!
by - Nov 7, 2015
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/7/2015.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015
The Crazy Coqs has announced a month of November glamour at London's most luxurious live entertainment venue. 
by Victor Pastor Giner - Nov 27, 2015
LADY, BE GOOD!; MAR I CEL; PRISCILLA, REINA DEL DESIERTO y SISTER ACT optan al galardon al Mejor Musical en esta quinta edicion de los Premios del Publico BroadwayWorld Spain. El misterio se desvelara la proxima noche del 30 de noviembre en el Teatro Bodevil de Madrid.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Nov 23, 2015
El proximo lunes 30 de noviembre Ferran Gonzalez presentara la 5ª Edicion de los Premios del Publico BroadwayWorld Spain en el Teatro Bodevil de Madrid. El cartel, diseñado por Alicia Medina, muestra a nuestro maestro de ceremonias listo y preparado para una velada llena de humor y muy incisiva.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Nov 2, 2015
PRISCILLA, REINA DEL DESIERTO y SISTER ACT EL MUSICAL compiten con el mayor numero de nominaciones en la quinta edicion de los Premios del Publico, seguidos de EXCÍTAME, MAR I CEL y LADY BE GOOD. ¡Ya puedes votar a tus favoritos en esta segunda ronda hasta el domingo 22 de noviembre!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015
This year's New York City Center Encores! production of LADY, BE GOOD!, featuring Tommy Tune and more, is out in stores and online today, November 13, 2015. To order the CD, visit www.sh-k-boom.com/ladybegood.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016
BroadwayWorld is excited to confirm principal casting for Madison Square Garden Company's upcoming production of NEW YORK SPECTACULAR STARRING THE RADIO CITY ROCKETTES, presented by Chase, at Radio City Music Hall.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016
Disney's Broadway-bound FROZEN has officially found its Anna for this week's developmental lab!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016
Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce the quintessential backstage musical comedy classic 42nd STREET will celebrate a two-week engagement at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) with a sparkling new production, tonight, March 8, through March 20, 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016
Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) presents Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's MARY POPPINS. The story of the beloved nanny flies to the stage tonight, March 8, through March 20, 2016 in Sarofim Hall at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016
Producer Roy Furman, in association with Sandy Robertson and Luigi Caiola, just announced the return to the stage of one of the greatest voices and storytellers of our time. The legendary Tony and Grammy Award winner Barbara Cook will share the stories and songs that shaped her life and career in Barbara Cook: Then and Now, a candid and intimate evening conceived by 3-time Tony Award winner James Lapine and directed by 10-time Tony Award winner Tommy Tune. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016
Catalina Bar & Grill will present singer ALEXIS GERSHWIN, the niece of the iconic American composer and lyricist, GEORGE & IRA GERSHWIN, in a 75-minute musical journey and salute to her uncle's music in a show entitled 'GERSHWIN SINGS GERSHWIN,' backed by The Gershwin Singers & Band, under the musical direction of Steven Applegate, to be presented One Night Only on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 8:30 p.m. at Catalina Bar & Grill; 6725 West Sunset Boulevard (just east of North Highland Avenue); Los Angeles, CA 90028. There is $20 Cover Charge, plus dinner or a two-drink minimum per person. Valet Parking is available.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016
Raise the roof! Broadway's tallest tapper is coming to the Landmark on Main Street in TAPS, TUNES & TALL TALES on Friday, April 15 at 8 PM.
by Jessica Khan - Mar 22, 2016
He's back! Ten-time Tony Award winner Tommy Tune (that's a well-deserved mouthful!) is collaborating with a Tony-winning playwright on the musical adaptation of a book and major film set in 'the world's fastest-growing film market,' according to Deadline.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016
Rehearsal begins today for BARBARA COOK: THEN AND NOW, a candid and intimate evening conceived by three-time Tony Award winner James Lapine and directed by ten-time Tony Award winner Tommy Tune.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016
Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Lindsay Mendez, Erin Mackey, and more in IN TRANSIT THE MUSICAL: IN CONCERT on March 20th at 7pm & 9:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016
42nd Street Moon concludes its 23rd season with Frank Loesser's glorious Napa Valley romance, the Tony Award-winning THE MOST HAPPY FELLA. This masterpiece with book, music and lyrics by Frank Loesser (Guys and Dolls, How to Succeed in Business …, Where's Charley?) is an unconventional and sweepingly romantic love story set in the vineyards of Napa Valley. Considered one of Loesser's greatest works, the stunning score includes "The Most Happy Fella," "Standing on the Corner," "Joey, Joey, Joey," "Rosabella," "Big D," "My Heart Is So Full of You" and "Song of a Summer Night." Directed by Cindy Goldfield, with musical direction by Dave Dobrusky, THE MOST HAPPY FELLA will run April 27 - May 17, 2016 (Press opening: Saturday, April 30) at the Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson Street, San Francisco. For tickets ($25-$75) or more information, the public may call (415) 255-8207 or visit www.42ndstmoon.org. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016
Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Lindsay Mendez, Erin Mackey, and more in IN TRANSIT THE MUSICAL: IN CONCERT on March 20th at 7pm & 9:30pm.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jan 15, 2016
Sera el proximo 8 de febrero a las 21h en el Teatro Tivoli de Barcelona, organizado por la Obra Social 'La Caixa' y Stage Entertainment España, con la participacion de mas de cien personas.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2016
Television and theater actor Jeff Hiller will lead a free acting masterclass on Sunday, February 28th sponsored by the non-for-profit group BROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE (www.BroadwaySingsForPride.com) and Sound of Port Richmond on Staten Island.  This special masterclass will take place at Wagner College at 2:00pm-3:30pm.  The event is primarily open to Sound of Port RIchmond and Wagner College alumni.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016
The Public Theater presents the new musical SOUTHERN COMFORT that tells the true story of a group of transgender friends living life on their own terms in the back hills of rural Georgia. SOUTHERN COMFORT begins previews tonight, February 23 and will run through Sunday, March 27 in The Public's Anspacher Theater, with an official press opening on Monday, March 7. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016
BroadwayWorld is excited to introduce the star-studded cast of Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS)' production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's MARY POPPINS. EVITA's Christina DeCicco and DAMES AT SEA's Danny Gardner headline the company in the title role and as 'Bert', respectively.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2016
The Ziegfeld Society of New York City will present ZIEGFELD'S PUNCH BOWL OF 2016: A Tribute to George Gershwin tonight, February 20th.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016
The Ziegfeld Society of New York City will present ZIEGFELD'S PUNCH BOWL OF 2016: A Tribute to George Gershwin on Saturday, February 20th.
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 31, 2015
At the end of every 'backstage' interview, BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge asks his guest, 'What is the best bit of advice that you've been given that you still live by?' Below, we've rounded up all the sage responses from the stars of 2015!
by Walter McBride - Dec 30, 2015
As 2015 comes to a close, BroadwayWorld takes one last look at this season's brightest moments before the curtain comes down, showcasing what readers - and audiences - loved most. Below, check out the curtain call highlights on Broadway from 2015!
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 30, 2015
'I'm hoping to prove that there's always time to celebrate.' That wish is behind the audacious experiment that Broadway leading lady Patti Murin (LYSISTRATA JONES, WICKED, HOLIDAY INN) is preparing to launch on January 1st, 2016 with her #PartywithPatti initiative. Earlier this month, Murin announced via her blog, Literally Patti Murin, that beginning with the New Year, she would be celebrating as many 'national holidays' as possible in 2016, from the ridiculous to the poignant.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015
he Public Theaterannounced complete casting today for the new musical SOUTHERN COMFORT that tells the true story of a group of transgender friends living life on their own terms in the back hills of rural Georgia.  Directed by Thomas Caruso and based on the film by Kate Davis, SOUTHERN COMFORT features book and lyrics by Dan Collins and music by Julianne Wick Davis, and was conceived for the stage by Robert DuSold and Thomas Caruso. SOUTHERN COMFORT begins previews on Tuesday, February 23 and will run through Sunday, March 27 in The Public's Anspacher Theater, with an official press opening on Monday, March 7. Public Theater Member tickets and single tickets are available now.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 5, 2015
The journey from the 21st Century back to Hollywood's glamourous golden age is an inspiring one when your "tour guides" are the legendary Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire - portrayed by Darien Crago and Jeremy Benton in Westchester Broadway Theatre's production of Lynnette Barkley and Christopher McGovern's Backwards in High Heels: The Ginger Musical, running August 13-September 20.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Aug 4, 2015
La actriz y cantante Mireia Mambo (High School Musical, Sister Act) ofrecio el pasado domingo un espectacular concierto en el Patio del Teatro Galileo acompañada por una banda e invitadas de excepcion como Lucy Lummis (Los Productores,Sister Act), Lydia Fairen (Los Miserables, La Bella y la Bestia) y Talia del Val (Lady Be Good, Los Miserables). ¡No te pierdas algunos de los mejores momentos del concierto en imagenes!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015
Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce the quintessential backstage musical comedy classic 42nd STREET will celebrate a two-week engagement at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) with a sparkling new production, March 8 - March 20, 2016. 42nd STREET will be directed by co-author Mark Bramble and choreographed by Randy Skinner, the team who staged the 2001 Tony Award winning Best Revival.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Aug 3, 2015
La actriz y cantante Mireia Mambo (High School Musical, Sister Act) ofrecio anoche un espectacular concierto en el Patio del Teatro Galileo acompañada por una banda e invitadas de excepcion como Lucy Lummis (Los Productores, Sister Act), Lydia Fairen (Los Miserables, La Bella y la Bestia) y Talia del Val (Lady Be Good, Los Miserables). ¡No te pierdas algunos de los mejores momentos del concierto en video!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2015
Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS continue their one of a kind, popular outdoor summer concert series at the Los Angeles Arboretum with To Ella and Nat with Love tonight, August 22. The evening pays tribute to two of the most iconic American singers, bringing the songbooks of Ella Fitzgerald and Nat King Cole to life.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015
Paper Mill Playhouse will open its 2015-2016 season with the world premiere musical The Bandstand. As previously announced, Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes (Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, Bonnie and Clyde), Corey Cott (Newsies, Gigi) and Tony Award winner Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone, 42nd Street) will star in The Bandstand.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015
Westchester Broadway Theatre to present BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS, conceived and developed by Lynnette Barkley and Christopher McGovern, with book/musical arrangements/original songs by Christopher McGovern. Directed and choreographed by Jeremy Benton, with musical direction by Jose Simbulan, the show runs August 13 - September 20, 2015, starring Darien Crago as Ginger Rogers.
by Kailey Hansen - Apr 25, 2016
It's the roaring twenties and wealthy ladies' man Jimmy Winter meets bootlegging tomboy Billie Bendix...and so the tale of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT begins! The award-winning Broadway musical takes to the Theater at the Center stage this May, bringing Chicagoland audiences a run of classic music, slapstick comedy and dazzling story. Lead Actor Justin Brill took a little time to discuss life, theater and channeling this hilarious role during an exclusive Broadway World Q&A.
by BroadwayRadio - Apr 23, 2016
In the inaugural edition of 'Literally Patti Murin: The Podcast,' Broadway's Lysistrata Jones chats with her Broadway BFF, Tony-nominated star of stage and screen, Andrew Rannells ('The Book of Mormon,' 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch,' 'Hamilton'), about Broadway, 'The Bachelor,' and how being on Broadway is like 'The Bachelor.'
by Kailey Hansen - Apr 20, 2016
With Theater at the Center's premiere of the award-winning Broadway musical, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, only a few short week's away, things are in full swing (quite literally) for Chicago actress Erica Stephan. This zesty, swingin' show, set in the roaring 20's and chalked full of Gershwin classics, debuts at Indiana's highly acclaimed performing arts center. Before stepping into the shoes of tomboy Billie Bendix, Stephan took time for a quick Q&A.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016
Raise the roof! Broadway's tallest tapper comes to Landmark on Main Street in TAPS, TUNES & TALL TALES tonight, Friday, April 15 at 8 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016
Goodman Theatre has announced Broadway stars John Dossett and Douglas Sills will join the cast of War Paint, a new musical starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole as Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, respectively. Dossett will portray Tommy Lewis, Miss Arden's husband and chief marketing officer, and Sills will portray the ambitious Harry Fleming, Madame Rubinstein's clubby confidante and faithful ally.