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by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 25, 2018
Gingold Theatrical Group is presenting the 13th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those of his contemporaries. The season continued on September 24th with The New Word by J. M. Barrie (author of Peter Pan) and Bernard Shaw's O'Flaherty V.C.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 20, 2018
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries unveils its slate of original premieres during its highly anticipated 'Miracles of Christmas' holiday programming event, featuring an impressive slate of 14 new, original holiday movies airing in November and December. These holiday movies are all compelling, new dramas that will inspire the true meaning and miracles of Christmas. The heartfelt and inspiring holiday celebration begins Friday, October 26 12 pm ET/PT.
by Alan Henry - Sep 20, 2018
Go inside rehearsals for Goodspeed Musicals' The Drowsy Chaperone. Check out rehearsal photos below!
by Julie Musbach - Sep 17, 2018
The internationally acclaimed Broadway @ concert series hosted and music directed by Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky is finally landing smack dab in the middle of Broadway itself this fall.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 12, 2018
Playwrights Horizons continues its 2018-2019 season of "topicality and risk" (The New York Times) with the world premiere of PEN USA Literary Award for Drama-winning playwright Larissa FastHorse's The Thanksgiving Play, October 12 - November 25 in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Playwrights Horizons (416 West 42nd Street). 
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 29, 2018
Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director Tim Sanford, Managing Director Leslie Marcus) presents Indigenous Voices: A Reading Series, organized by 2018-2019 Guest Curator, artist and choreographer Emily Johnson (November 1 & 6). Each season, Playwrights Horizons brings on a member of the larger New York arts community as a Guest Curator to work with the Playwrights staff. In a program complementing the world premiere of Larissa FastHorse's side-splitting comedy The Thanksgiving Play (through November 25), Johnson, an Alaskan native of Yup'ik descent, brings together four works from Indigenous writers in two free, open to the public evenings of readings.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018
Playwrights Horizons continues its 2018-2019 season of "topicality and risk" (The New York Times) with the world premiere of PEN USA Literary Award for Drama-winning playwright Larissa FastHorse's The Thanksgiving Play, October 12 - November 25 in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Playwrights Horizons (416 West 42nd Street). 
by Julie Musbach - Oct 10, 2018
The Colony Theatre in Burbank has announced a four-performance engagement of SIGNing the Song, written, performed, and directed by William Martinez, opening on November 1. Musical direction is by David Bawiec. 
by Julie Musbach - Oct 1, 2018
Playwrights Horizons will, from today, October 1, through Thursday, October 4, accept entries for the Live for Five online lottery, giving out $5 tickets to the world premiere production of Larissa FastHorse's The Thanksgiving Play. Directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel (Hand to God and Present Laughter on Broadway), this side-splitting comedy satirizing the performance of contemporary white liberalism begins October 12 and runs through November 25.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 1, 2018
The Ruth Page Center for the Arts is proud to present Shane Boy Darling, Monday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St. A one-man musical concert reading written and starring Kenny Ingram with music and lyrics by Peter Candela. General admission tickets are $25. Discounted tickets are available for seniors, and students over 18. Subject Matter Not Suitable for under 18.   
by Julie Musbach - Nov 8, 2018
Playwrights Horizons today announces a one-week extension to the world premiere run of PEN USA Literary Award for Drama-winning playwright Larissa FastHorse's The Thanksgiving Play, directed by Tony Award nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel (Hand to God, Present Laughter, Bernhardt/Hamlet).
by Review Roundups - Nov 6, 2018
Playwrights Horizons continues its 2018-2019 season with the world premiere of Larissa Fasthorse's The Thanksgiving Play, which officially opened last night in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Playwrights Horizons (416 West 42nd Street). Let's see what the critics are saying...
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 27, 2018
The Town Hall Presents the internationally acclaimed Broadway @ concert series, hosted and music directed by SiriusXM Radio star Seth Rudetsky and produced by Mark Cortale, at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street) on Monday, January 14, 2019 at 8pm with Tony Award-winner Kelli O'Hara.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2018
GhostLit Repertory Theatre Company, under the leadership of Harrison Lang and Caitlin Teeley, has announced that a semi-staged concert performance of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Tony Award-winning classic Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street will be performed on Saturday, January 19 at 7:30pm at The Egremont Barn.
by Julie Musbach - Nov 2, 2018
Irvine Barclay Theatre was recently informed that Bebe Neuwirth is withdrawing from her concert engagement at Irvine Barclay Theatre on March 16th. Scheduling conflicts will preclude her from being able to perform at the Barclay as planned. In her stead, the Barclay is announcing a performance on the same date, March 16, 2019 at 8pm, of 4 GIRLS 4 featuring four legendary Broadway singers and actresses.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2018
Pittsburgh CLO is proud to announce casting for the 27th annual production of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL, December 7-23 at the Byham Theater. This year's production will feature lavish costumes and thrilling effects made possible by the support received from the Next Generation Capital Campaign. TV veteran and Broadway star Richard Thomas makes his Pittsburgh CLO debut leading the cast as Ebenezer Scrooge. Tickets are now available by calling 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or at the Theater Square Box Office.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 13, 2018
After a hit run at Palm Springs' Coachella Valley Rep, a string of high profile performances at acclaimed jazz club Upstairs at Vitello's in Los Angeles and an exclusive engagement onboard the Norwegian Cruise Line's mega ship The Escape,  PERRY LAYLON OJEDA brings his solo act: JUST IN TIME: The Songs of Betty Comden & Adolph Green to Feinstein's/54 Below in New York City on April 4th 2019 at 9:30pm. Book your tickets NOW by clicking HERE!
by Julie Musbach - May 4, 2018
Arena Stage announces the full cast and creative team for Dave. By Thomas Meehan, Nell Benjaminand Tom Kitt, Dave is inspired by the Academy Award-nominated American political comedy film.
by Stephi Wild - May 29, 2018
Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts presents the World Premiere of FELLOW TRAVELERS, a new play by Jack Canfora, directed by Michael Wilson, will start tomorrow, May 29, and will run through June 17. To purchase tickets and subscriptions, call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or purchase online at www.baystreet.org. Get a first look at the production in the photos below!
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018
Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of FELLOW TRAVELERS, a new play by Jack Canfora, directed by Michael Wilson. The production will run as the first show in Bay Street Theater's 2018 Mainstage Season, from May 29 - June 17, 2018. Single tickets are on sale now, and tickets are also still available as part of a Mainstage Subscription. To purchase tickets and subscriptions, call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or purchase online at www.baystreet.org.
by A.A. Cristi - May 23, 2018
Porchlight Music Theatre concludes its fifth season of Chicago's "lost" musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits Do Re Mi, starring Porchlight Music Theatre's Artistic Director Michael Weber and Nancy Voigts, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Garson Kanin, with direction and choreography by Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by David Fiorello. Porchlight Revisits Do Re Mi is presented for three-nights-only Tuesday, May 22 through Thursday, May 24 at 7:15 p.m. and is performed on the set of Porchlight's Memphis (previews begin April 19) at Porchlight's new home, The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street.
by Tori Hartshorn - May 23, 2018
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will pay homage to the glittering world of Hollywood musicals with Mad About Musicals!, a special month of programming celebrating timeless movie musicals such as The Wizard of Oz, Singin' in the Rain and Cabaret. TCM is once again partnering with Ball State University and Canvas to offer a free online multimedia course tied to this programming special about the history of the musical genre and its evolution with cultural and technological shifts. Enrollment is open until June 17 and fans can sign up for the course at musicals.tcm.com.
by Julie Musbach - May 22, 2018
Porchlight Music Theatre concludes its fifth season of Chicago's "lost" musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits Do Re Mi, starring Porchlight Music Theatre's Artistic Director Michael Weber and Nancy Voigts, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Garson Kanin, with direction and choreography by Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by David Fiorello.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 22, 2018
This week the third concert in this landmark 18th season of Town Hall's signature series, Broadway by the Year drew out some of Broadway's finest performers including Tony-nominee Carolee Carmello, Drama Desk nominee Cheryl Freeman, Luke Grooms (Jerry Springer: The Opera), Douglas Ladnier (Jekyll & Hyde), Maxine Linehan (South Pacific), Kyle Selig(Mean Girls), Oakley Boycott (Bells Are Ringing), Joshua Israel (Annie). Check out photos from the even below!
by A.A. Cristi - May 22, 2018
The 5th Avenue Theatre is thrilled to announce the nominees for the 16th annual 5th Avenue Awards: Honoring High School Musical Theater, the highly anticipated award show proudly sponsored by Wells Fargo with additional support from Alaska Airlines.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 8, 2018
Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce a successful opening night for the World Premiere of FELLOW TRAVELERS, a new play by Jack Canfora, directed by Michael Wilson. The show opened on Saturday, June 2 and was met with rave reviews and a positive audience response. FELLOW TRAVELERS, open now through June 17, 2018, is the first show in Bay Street Theater's 2018 Mainstage Season. Single tickets are on sale now, and tickets are also still available as part of a Mainstage Subscription. To purchase tickets and subscriptions, call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or purchase online at baystreet.org. Special guests included Steve Kroft from CBS, and wife and author Jennet Conant, actress Mercedes Ruehl with artist David Geiser, Robert Wankel, President of the Shubert organization, and his wife Lynn, Producers Leonard Soloway and Evan Bergman. Other producers included Paul Libin and Manny Kladitis.
by Melissa Giordano - Jun 6, 2018
Kicking off their exciting 27th main stage season - and continuing their mission to foster new works - the Bay Street Theatre offers the world premiere of Jack Canfora's new play Fellow Travelers. Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle award winner Michael Wilson directs the superb production running through June 17th at the adorable Sag Harbor venue.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 4, 2018
North Carolina Theatre, the region's premiere nonprofit professional theatre, is proud to announce casting for its final production of the 2017-18 season, Disney's NEWSIES, playing July 24-29 at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 25, 2018
The complete cast for the world premiere Chicago production of the new comedy musical, TOOTSIE has just been announced. Joining previously announced Tony Award nominee SANTINO FONTANA as Michael Dorsey will be LILLI COOPER as Julie Nichols, SARAH STILES as Sandy Lester, JOHN BEHLMANN as Max Von Horn, ANDY GROTELUESCHEN as Jeff Slater, JULIE HALSTON as Rita Mallory, MICHAEL McGRATH as Stan Fields, and REG ROGERS as Ron Carlisle.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 25, 2018
The Theatre Group at SBCC will start the season July 11-28, 2018 in the Garvin Theatre with the musical, GREASE.  Book, lyrics and music by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 22, 2018
REPRISE 2.0 (led by Producing Artistic Director Marcia Seligson), in association with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Department of Theater (UCLA TFT) chaired by Brian Kite, presents its inaugural production of Sweet Charity.  Directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall with musical direction by Gerald Sternbach, the classic Broadway hit plays through July 1 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. Take a look at photos from the show's opening night below!
by Tori Hartshorn - Jun 20, 2018
Profiles in History is proud to announce the dates of Love, Liza: The Auction. The 3 day auction will be July 30th, 31st & August 1st, in Los Angeles. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2018
It was the most anticipated night of the year by high school theater programs across the state of Washington: The 16th Annual 5th Avenue Awards Honoring High School Musical Theater, proudly sponsored by Wells Fargo with additional support from Alaska Airlines. Presented at The 5th Avenue Theatre, nearly 2,000 teenagers, many in costumes representing their schools' musical theater productions, cheered for their peers as they performed musical excerpts and accepted awards honoring top student achievements in musical theater. The acclaimed event, directed this year by Kat Ramsburg, handed out awards in 21 categories ranging from Outstanding Overall Musical Production to Outstanding Lobby Display.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 3, 2018
Casting is now complete for the Lyceum premiere of the fast-paced musical, Footloose, based on the movie and filled with all the songs that made that soundtrack an enduring classic.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 3, 2018
The New York Pops hosts its annual cabaret fundraiser at Feinstein's/54 Below on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.(performance at 6:30 p.m.) starring Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award winner Faith Prince. The event is hosted by New York Pops Music Director Steven Reineke.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018
Pittsburgh CLO will fill the Benedum Center with magic and wonder fit for all ages with Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, July 27 - August 5. Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST ran for a staggering 13 years and over 5,000 performances on Broadway. Now, Pittsburgh CLO brings this treasured story to life for a new generation, continuing the organization's commitment to providing young patrons the opportunity to enjoy live musical theater at home in Pittsburgh. Tickets are now available by phone at 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or by visiting the Box Office at Theater Square. Select half-price tickets for children 3-14 are sponsored by Giant Eagle, offering an affordable option for families to enjoy this timeless tale together.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 27, 2018
REPRISE 2.0, led by Producing Artistic Director Marcia Seligson, in association with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television Department of Theater (UCLA TFT) chaired by Brian Kite, announces its production of The World Goes 'Round with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and conceived by Scott Ellis, Susan Stroman, and David Thompson. It will play September 5 through September 16 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse.  The World Goes 'Round will be directed by Richard Israel with choreography by John Todd, and musical direction by Gerald Sternbach.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 2, 2018
Pittsburgh CLO is proud to bring Lerner and Loewe's BRIGADOON from the Scottish Highlands to the Benedum Center stage July 17 - 22. As part of its ongoing mission to celebrate musical theater, Pittsburgh CLO often revives classics, thus introducing new audiences to the masterpieces of Broadway's golden age.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018
Casting is now complete for the Lyceum premiere of the fast-paced musical, Footloose, based on the movie and filled with all the songs that made that soundtrack an enduring classic.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2018
Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, today announces the full cast for Paul Foster's major revival of Kiss Me, Kate. Foster directs Delroy Atkinson (Gangster 1), Edward Baker-Duly (Fred), Cindy Belliot (Hattie), John Conroy (Baptista), Dafydd Emyr (Harrison Howell), Dex Lee (Bill), Rebecca Lock (Lilli), Ross McLaren (Gremio), Joel Montague (Gangster 2), Adam Rhys-Charles (Hortensio), Amy Ellen Richardson (Lois), Matthew Whennell-Clark (Ralph) and Layton Williams (Paul), with Jessica Buckby, Ronan Burns, Louis Gaunt, Ruby Greenwood, Tash Holway (also Assistant Choreographer and Dance Captain), Jennifer Louise Jones, Bobbie Little, Emmanuele N'Zuzi, Simon Oskarsson and Clancy Ryan. The production opens on 12 December, with previews from 7 December, and runs until 12 January 2019.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 12, 2018
This morning, Broadway's Kelli O'Hara received her first Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Actress In A Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series for her role as Katie Bonner in 'The Accidental Wolf'. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 10, 2018
Pittsburgh CLO will fill the Benedum Center with magic and wonder fit for all ages with Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, July 27 - August 5. Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST ran for a staggering 13 years and over 5,000 performances on Broadway. Now, Pittsburgh CLO brings this treasured story to life for a new generation, continuing the organization's commitment to providing young patrons the opportunity to enjoy live musical theater at home in Pittsburgh. Tickets are now available by phone at 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or by visiting the Box Office at Theater Square. Select half-price tickets for children 3-14 are sponsored by Giant Eagle, offering an affordable option for families to enjoy this timeless tale together.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 8, 2018
REPRISE 2.0, led by Producing Artistic Director Marcia Seligson, in association with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television Department of Theater (UCLA TFT) chaired by Brian Kite, announces Dawnn Lewis (This Is Us, Major Crimes and IZombie), Valerie Perri (LA Shubert Theatre Evita, Jerome Robbins' Broadway) Larry Cedar (Deadwood), Kelley Dorney (Annie at Hollywood Bowl) and Michael Starr (Bright Star national tour) for its production of The World Goes 'Round with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and conceived by Scott Ellis, Susan Stroman, and David Thompson. It will play September 5 through September 16 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse.  
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2018
Broadway favorite Marc Kudisch hit the field recently to perform the National Anthem, watch the video below!
by Julie Musbach - Aug 30, 2018
Gingold Theatrical Group is proud to announce the next presentation of the 13th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those of his contemporaries, presented monthly at Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street).
by Stephi Wild - Aug 27, 2018
The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music celebrates the 50th anniversary of its legendary Musical Theatre program with a Birthday Cabaret at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018 in Patricia Corbett Theater. Featuring the program's first graduate Pamela Myers, our newest stars of tomorrow and star performers from Broadway and beyond, the Birthday Cabaret promises to be a tuneful and invigorating tribute to 50 years of CCM Musical Theatre excellence.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 23, 2018
After presenting critically acclaimed sell-out productions of Sunday in the Park with George & Merrily We Roll Along, and prior to their November production of Michael John LaChiusa & George C. Wolfe's The Wild Party, Little Triangle will present A Little Cabaret with 7 emerging Australian performers this September for 3 nights only as part of the 2018 Sydney Fringe.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 15, 2018
Five of Broadway's brightest stars are coming to Aventura Arts & Cultural Center as part of the 2019 Broadway Concert Series and fans purchasing an early bird subscription for all four shows by October 5, 2018 will receive 15 percent off single ticket prices for appearances by: Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner; Faith Prince; Jeremy Jordan; and John Lloyd Young. Tickets to individual concerts in the series are $45-$49 with $75 VIP tickets that include meeting the artist.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 10, 2018
Goodspeed Musicals is delighted to announce the cast of the spirited musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone. This high-speed spoof will run September 21 through November 25, 2018 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, CT. [Official Press Opening will be October 10, 2018.]

Bells Are Ringing Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Bells Are Ringing have their been?
Bells Are Ringing has had 8 productions including Broadway which opened in 1956, Broadway which opened in 1956, West End which opened in 1957, US Tour which opened in 1959, Regional (US) which opened in 1999, Broadway which opened in 2001, Broadway which opened in 2001 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2017.

What Tony Awards has Bells Are Ringing been nominated for?
Best Musical , Best Choreography for Jerome Robbins .

What productions of Bells Are Ringing have their been?
Bells Are Ringing has had 8 productions including Broadway which opened in 1956, Broadway which opened in 1956, West End which opened in 1957, US Tour which opened in 1959, Regional (US) which opened in 1999, Broadway which opened in 2001, Broadway which opened in 2001 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2017.

What songs are in Bells Are Ringing and what's the order?
Bells Are Ringing
It's a Perfect Relationship
On My Own
You've Got to Do It
It's a Simple Little System
Is It a Crime?
Hello, Hello, There!
I Met a Girl
Long Before I Knew You
Mu-Cha-Cha
Just in Time
Drop That Name
The Party's Over
Salzburg
The Midas Touch
I'm Goin' Back
Better Than a Dream
Inspector Barnes
Oogie Woogie Shoogie
Santa's Lullaby
Do It Yourself
My Guiding Star
To Love and To Lose
Where in the World

What is the order of songs in Bells Are Ringing and what's the order?
Bells Are Ringing
It's a Perfect Relationship
On My Own
You've Got to Do It
It's a Simple Little System
Is It a Crime?
Hello, Hello, There!
I Met a Girl
Long Before I Knew You
Mu-Cha-Cha
Just in Time
Drop That Name
The Party's Over
Salzburg
The Midas Touch
I'm Goin' Back
Better Than a Dream
Inspector Barnes
Oogie Woogie Shoogie
Santa's Lullaby
Do It Yourself
My Guiding Star
To Love and To Lose
Where in the World

What productions of Bells Are Ringing have there been?
Bells Are Ringing has had 8 productions including Broadway which opened in 1956, Broadway which opened in 1956, West End which opened in 1957, US Tour which opened in 1959, Regional (US) which opened in 1999, Broadway which opened in 2001, Broadway which opened in 2001 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2017.