Flora, the Red Menace

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017
The Drama Book Shop will welcome legendary producer and director Harold Prince to celebrate the publication of his new memoir, Sense of Occasion, on Tuesday, September 12th at 4:00pm.
by Stage Tube - Sep 20, 2017
Stage and screen legend Liza Minnelli has one of the most recognizable voices of her generation, and at the tender age of 71, she's still got it! Watch below as the beloved Broadway star sings a little tune to prove that her voice is as strong as always.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017
Abingdon Theatre Company has announced additional casting for their upcoming 25th Anniversary Gala on Monday, October 23 at The Edison Ballroom (240 W. 47th Street). Honoring two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago, Sweet Charity, 'Cheers,' 'Frasier'), the event will feature a special concert performance of the John Kander and Fred Ebb musical revue And The World Goes 'Round.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017
The Drama Book Shop welcomes legendary producer and director Harold Prince to celebrate the publication of his new memoir, Sense of Occasion, today, September 12th, at 4:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017
The popular themed cabaret series (mostly)musicals returned to Upstairs at Vitello's on Monday, September 25th at 7:30pm for their 25th edition, SING OUT!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017
The Fred Ebb Foundation, in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company, will present the 13th annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Shaina Taub.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017
The Houston Symphony presents Symphonic Spooktacular, an evening of spooky classics of the orchestral repertoire to celebrate the arrival of Halloween season. The program will take place at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 15, at Miller Outdoor Theatre.
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 24, 2017
The 25th Anniversary Gala was held last night, October 23 at 8PM at The Edison Ballroom (240 W. 47th Street), honoring two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner Bebe Neuwirth. Check out photos from the big night below!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 21, 2017
Abingdon Theatre Company has a star-studded gala in the works featuring a musical revue with some of Broadway's best and brightest. And the World Goes 'Round is a stunning musical revue by John Kander and Fred Ebb, the multi Tony Award winning team that wrote Chicago and Cabaret. From Flora the Red Menace to Kiss of the Spider Woman and everything in between, the nonstop hit-parade features unforgettable gems including 'All that Jazz,' 'Maybe This Time,' 'Colored Lights' and 'New York, New York,' seamlessly woven into an unforgettable evening of musical theatre. And the World Goes 'Round is a celebration of life, love and the fighting spirit that keeps us all going.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017
Abingdon Theatre Company has announced that it is offering a limited number of $250 and $125 tickets for the performance-only portion of their 25th Anniversary Gala on Monday, October 23 at 8PM at The Edison Ballroom (240 W. 47th Street).
by Danielle Ashley - Oct 17, 2017
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: The national tour of WAITRESS kicks off tonight in Cleveland, previews begin tonight for Julia Cho's OFFICE HOUR at The Public and more!
by Walter McBride - Oct 17, 2017
Abingdon Theatre Company has a star-studded gala in the works featuring a musical revue with some of Broadway's best and brightest. BroadwayWorld recently went into the rehearsal room, check out the photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017
Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director and Barry Grove, Executive Producer) will present its 2017 Fall Benefit, honoring 21-time Tony Award winner Harold Prince, on Monday evening, October 23 at 583 Park Avenue (63rd Street and Park Avenue).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017
Broadway is going to get hot in 2019. Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) just announced a new Broadway production of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate starring Kelli O'Hara in the hilarious duo leading roles of Kate and Lilli Vanessi.
by Frank Benge - Nov 18, 2017
THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND is an award winning musical revue showcasing the songs of John Kander and Fred Ebb. It won the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Musical and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical Revue. The revue takes its title from a tune the songwriting team wrote for Liza Minnelli to sing in the film New York, New York. The revue features a combination of upbeat, unfamiliar songs from the team's lesser known musicals: The Happy Time, The Rink, The Act, Flora the Red Menace, Kiss of the Spider Woman, 70 Girls 70, and others as well as their two blockbuster hits Cabaret and Chicago. The show is an eclectic collection of love songs, ballads, and witty comedic numbers.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the complete cast of the world-premiere production Amy and the Orphans, by Roundabout Underground alumna Lindsey Ferrentino (Ugly Lies the Bone), with direction by eight-time Tony Award nominee Scott Ellis (She Loves Me, On the Twentieth Century).
by Daniella Parcell - May 28, 2017
This year's Tony nominations, announced earlier this month, brought a slew of renowned names. Performers such as Kevin Kline (PRESENT LAUGHTER), Nathan Lane (THE FRONT PAGE) and Patti LuPone (WAR PAINT) are no strangers to the Tony Awards, let alone to the Broadway stage.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017
The Fred Ebb Foundation in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company will present the thirteenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters. 
by Marina Kamen - May 2, 2017
This “Musical Health Talk” Broadcast is sure to get you movin', singing and staying entertained.We are joined by two of Broadway's brightest star, Eddie Korbich & Mimi Bessette.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017
Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Vineyard Theatre's 2017-2018 season will include the world premiere of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE, a new work - fusing drama, dance and music - by five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (CONTACT, THE PRODUCERS), playwright David Thompson (SCOTTSBORO BOYS), and legendary composer and four-time Tony Award winner John Kander (CABARET, CHICAGO).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018
One of the most exciting voices of her generation, Eden Espinosa has wowed audiences in Broadway's Wicked, Rent, and Brooklyn.Now, the Anaheim-native returns home to perform an intimate evening of Broadway and contemporary favorites as part of Musical Theatre West's Broadway in Concert series on Saturday, March 31, 7pm at the Beverly O'Neill Theatre in Long Beach. Tickets are now on sale at www.musical.org, by calling (562) 856-1999 ext. 4 or at the Musical Theatre West Ticket Office. Tickets range from $45-$120.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018
Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Maira Barriga, Elizabeth Dugas, Leah Hofmann, Naomi Kakuk, Brittany Marcin Maschmeyer and Erin Moore will complete the cast of the world premiere of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE.
by David Green - Mar 5, 2018
The McCallum Theatre presents Cabaret for seven performances, Wednesday, March 28, through Sunday, April 1. The Saturday March 31 performance at 2:00pm is presented through the generosity of Robert and Sharlene Britz. Based on Roundabout Theatre Company's Tony Award-winning production, Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Cabaret has been hailed by all the critics as a divine, dangerous and decadent entertainment.
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 22, 2017
Just last night, the record-breaking hit musical Chicago celebrated composer John Kander's 90th birthday at the Ambassador Theatre. Mr Kander was in the house for the special night, which featured surprise appearances by Colman Domingo, Joel Grey, James Naughton, Bebe Neuwirth, Chita Rivera and Karen Ziemba.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018
One of the most exciting voices of her generation, Eden Espinosa has wowed audiences in Broadway's Wicked, Rent, and Brooklyn.  Now, the Anaheim-native returns home to perform an intimate evening of Broadway and contemporary favorites as part of Musical Theatre West's Broadway in Concert series on Saturday, March 31, 7pm at the Beverly O'Neill Theatre in Long Beach.  
by Stephi Wild - Mar 12, 2018
Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Mean Girls begins previews on Broadway, Admissions opens off-Broadway and The Stone Witch begins previews off-Broadway.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 12, 2018
Today we salute the great Liza Minnelli, who celebrates her 72nd birthday today!
by Walter McBride - Mar 12, 2018
We're taking you deep into the archives of BroadwayWorld photographer Walter McBride for exclusive flashbacks to Broadway past. Today, in honor of the great Liza Minnelli's birthday, we're flashing back to Liza's At the Palace in 2008.
by Jennifer Perry - Mar 11, 2018
The show, aptly titled 'The Story Goes On,' featured an eclectic set list, but there was one common thread - each song was exceptionally well sung.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2018
As the blockbuster Chicago returns to the West End for its 21yr anniversary, Kander and Ebb are more celebrated than ever. Stuart Saint and the Stockwell Playhouse revive one of most beloved musical theatre revues, celebrating the iconic writing tour de force, breathing new life into the most memorable material, paying homage to original works and proving that this legendary pair will always remain relevant as THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND.
by Elliot Lanes - Jun 7, 2017
Today's subject Veanne Cox is currently living her theatre life onstage at Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) playing the role of Arsinoé in The School for Lies. The show runs through July 9th at the Lansburgh Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017
The historic Cape Playhouse's 91st season kicks off with Yasmine Reza's Art, the critically acclaimed comedy, in its Playhouse premiere.  Starring David Beach, Eddie Korbich and Andrew Macdonald, and directed by Matt Lenz, Art plays June 13 through 24.
by Stage Tube - Jun 15, 2017
Earlier this week, Live at The Other Palace streamed a conversation between Broadway legend Hal Prince and Andrew Lloyd Webber, who is currently represented by four shows on Broadway. Watch below as they chat about hits, flops, and everything Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017
Broadway star Eden Espinosa has joined the team of professional mentors for the Great American Songbook Foundation's 2017 Songbook Academy, the nation's only summer youth music intensive focused on the timeless standards of jazz, pop, Broadway and Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017
Broadway star Eden Espinosa has joined the team of professional mentors for the Great American Songbook Foundation's 2017 Songbook Academy, the nation's only summer youth music intensive focused on the timeless standards of jazz, pop, Broadway and Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018
TOOTSIE's story is hitting the stage! Scott Sanders Productions announced today that the world premiere of the new comedy musical, TOOTSIE, will play a pre-Broadway engagement this fall at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 West Randolph Street, Chicago, IL) from September 11 October 14. TOOTSIE will come to Broadway in spring 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2018
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the third show of its 2017-2018 season (and the 40th anniversary of the iconic theatre) with CABARET, book by Joe Masteroff (based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood), music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb with musical direction by David O, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Larry Carpenter.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018
Big Apple Performing Arts, the home of New York City Gay Men's Chorus and Youth Pride Chorus, has announced that Broadway powerhouse, Eden Espinosa, will perform live at their ninth annual HARMONY gala fundraiser on February 14 at Current, Pier 59. More than just a fundraiser, HARMONY is a celebration of the power of music to bring people together. What better day to celebrate than the Feast of St. Valentine to cozy up with someone special or find that perfect someone you've been hoping to spot? Think roses and champagne, romantic ballads and passionate love songs: love is love in all its many glorious guises. Complete with a special Sweetheart Table for Two offering for couples to celebrate their love while supporting the great work of NYCGMC and YPC.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018
The sixth production of Mosaic Theater Company's third season will be Paper Dolls, written by Philip Himberg (Producing Artistic Director of the Sundance Institute Theatre Program) and directed by Broadway veteran Mark Brokaw. This uplifting, entertaining, and thought-provoking play with songs illuminates the world of five gay male Filipino nurses in Tel Aviv who care for elderly Orthodox and Chasidic men six days a week-and headline a drag show on their day off!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2018
Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Kirstin Maldonado makes her Broadway debut in KINKY BOOTS, the cast of GROUNDHOG DAY will have a reunion concert at Feinstein's/54 Below, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018
February 19, 2018 - Based on Roundabout Theatre Company's Tony Award-winning production, Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) CABARET will play The Playhouse on Rodney Square in Wilmington for eight performances, March 13-19. This is the first time the Broadway revival has toured the historic Wilmington theater.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018
Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Irina Dvorovenko ('The Americans'), a former American Ballet Theatre principal dancer, Tony Award nominees Tony Yazbeck (ON THE TOWN, FINDING NEVERLAND) and Peter Friedman (RAGTIME, The Vineyard's THE SLUG BEARERS OF KAYROL ISLAND...), and Teagle F. Bourgere (THE CRUCIBLE, A RAISIN IN THE SUN) will be featured in the world premiere of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE, an original work fusing dance, drama and music by legendary composer and four-time Tony Award winner John Kander (CABARET, CHICAGO), Tony Award nominee playwright David Thompson (STEEL PIER; FLORA, THE RED MENACE), and five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (THE PRODUCERS, CONTACT). Performances will begin May 4, 2018 with opening night set for May 23. Kander, Thompson, and Stroman previously collaborated at The Vineyard on THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017
On March 19, 2018, Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre will honor legendary Broadway composer John Kander with the company's ninth Stephen Sondheim Award.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the third show of its 2017-2018 season (and the 40th anniversary of the iconic theatre) with CABARET, book by Joe Masteroff (based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood), music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb with musical direction by David O, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Larry Carpenter.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017
Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have just announced that Manhattan Theatre Club will present its 2017 Fall Benefit, honoring 21-time Tony Award winner Harold Prince, on Monday evening, October 23 at 583 Park Avenue (63rd Street and Park Avenue).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017
Sam Norkin (1917-2011), who drew Broadway for decades, honoring opening nights with the caricature of a star or the entire company, most notably for the New York Daily News, is the subject of an online exhibition at Broadway Design Exchange, beginning now through November 19.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017
Abingdon Theatre Company celebrates the launch of their 2017-2018 season at their 25th Anniversary Gala on Monday, October 23 at The Edison Ballroom (240 W. 47th Street). The evening honors two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago, Sweet Charity, 'Cheers,' 'Frasier').
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2017
What's better than your actual birthday? Maybe a special birthday message from Liza Minnelli! Watch below as the stage and screen legend performs 'Light Up the Candles on the Birthday Cake,' accompanied by the one and only Michael Feinstein!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017
Could Liza be gearing up for a return to the stage? Friend of Minnelli, Michael Feinstein told Closer Weekly: "She's talked about putting a show together that she'd like to do with me. Every time we meet, we discuss songs and come up with opening numbers. We'll see!"
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017
The Actors Fund, the national human services organization that helps everyone in performing arts and entertainment in times of need, crisis or transition, will hold its Annual Gala on Monday, May 8, 2017.