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Based on the film of the same name by Ian Fleming.

Chitty, a magical car, sails the seas and flies through the air carrying its eccentric inventor, Caractacus Potts; his children, Jemima and Jeremy; beautiful Truly Scrumptious; and loony Grandpa Potts as they try to escape from the Baron and the evil Child Catcher.



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New Production of DOCTOR DOLITTLE to tour the UK and Ireland
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Music & Lyrics Limited, the producers behind the highly successful recent tours of The Addams Family, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Oklahoma!, Fiddler on the Roof, High Society and The King and I, in association with Churchill Theatre Bromley, will be producing a new UK & Ireland Tour of Doctor Dolittle, with book, music and lyrics by double Academy Award-winner Leslie Bricusse. Featuring stunning visual puppetry, this new production, with the book reworked by Leslie Bricusse, will be part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the original film starring Rex Harrison and will feature the same songs, including the Academy Award-winning Talk To The Animals. Casting to be announced. (more...)

Casting And Creative Team Announced For The London Premiere Of SIX
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

The cast and creative team is announced today for the London premiere of the new British musical SIX that sees the 6 wives of Henry VIII singing their way out of the history books and into the West End spotlight. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG at Bainbridge Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Take a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air and sails the seas. Based on the beloved 1968 film version of Ian Fleming's children's book, and featuring an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is one family-friendly blockbuster that audiences will find 'Truly Scrumptious.' BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action at Bainbridge Performing Arts below! (more...)

Exeter Northcott Theatre Announces 2018 Spring Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

Exeter Northcott Theatre announces a packed 2018 spring and summer season with tickets now on sale for more than 50 new shows. As a year of 50th anniversary celebrations begin, a diverse programme puts classical drama, new writing and modern adaptations alongside dance, opera, musicals and comedy. (more...)

New Musical THE YEAR OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY to Play in Concert at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below will present a concert of highlights from The Year Of Living Dangerously, a thrilling new musical written by Thomas Tierney (Eleanor: An American Love Story, Narnia, and Off-Broadway's Pets!), and Jeffrey Haddow (Sense & Sensibility, Scrambled Feet, Chekhov in Yalta) today, November 28th at 9:30pm. (more...)

Blockbuster Magic Show THE ILLUSIONISTS Coming to Wilmington
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world's best-selling touring magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY (www.theillusionistslive.com), will play The Playhouse on Rodney Square in Wilmington, Delaware on December 21-23 as part of its North American tour in 2018. (more...)

Broadway Takes Center Stage At Westport Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

Westport Country Playhouse will host a list of accomplished Broadway performers tonight for third annual benefit gala, Broadway Sings, benefiting the resident conservatory of the Playhouse, Broadway Method Academy (BMA). (more...)

Arts Centre Melbourne Announces Morning Melodies 2018 Program
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Popular opera and musical theatre star, David Hobson, international opera luminary Yvonne Kenny and Australian entertainment legend Normie Rowe are among the star-studded lineup for Arts Centre Melbourne's Morning Melodies 2018 program. The feel-good one hour concerts held each month at Hamer Hall will showcase an eclectic mix of celebrated Australian and international artists from the worlds of jazz, musical theatre, opera and dance. (more...)

FSCJ Artist Series presents THE ILLUSIONISTS This March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

???????On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world's best-selling touring magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY (www.theillusionistslive.com), will play the Times-Union Center in Jacksonville on March 2 and 3 for three performances only as part of its North American tour in 2018. Tickets for THE ILLUSIONISTS are on sale now and are available by phone, in person and at fscjartistseries.org. (more...)

Premiere UK Tour Of A SPOONFUL OF SHERMAN Comes To St Helens Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

A Spoonful of Sherman coming to St Helens Theatre Royal from Mon 26 - Wed 28 February, is a new musical stage show from Robert J Sherman which tells the compelling story of one family's century-long, award-winning musical journey. (more...)

STAR WARS' Mark Hamill To Voice 'Kevin The Robot' in EUGENIUS!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

Warwick Davis and Kevin Wood have announced that 'Star Wars' legend Mark Hamill as the voice of 'Kevin The Robot' in 'Eugenius! The Musical' which is currently playing for a strictly limited run at The Other Palace until 3 March 2018. (more...)

VIDEO: Andy Mientus, Bonnie Milligan & More Sing Underappreciated Musicals at IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTE
by Stage Tube - Jan 25, 2018

If It Only Even Runs A Minute is the Bistro Award-winning concert series celebrating rare songs, behind-the-scenes tales, and inspiring photos from underappreciated musicals. Created and hosted by Feinstein's/54 Below Creative and Programming Director Jennifer Ashley Tepper and Book of Mormon's Kevin Michael Murphy, with musical direction by Jeremy Robin Lyons, each concert includes performances and stories from original cast members and writers of selected featured shows, as well as new interpretations. (more...)

Real-Life Broadway Couples Celebrate Love At The Queens Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

???????Cody Williams with Alysha Umphress. Stephen DeAngelis exclusively for Queens Theatre, will be presented for a limited two-performance run on February 17 at 8 pm and February 18 at 3 pm. Audiences will be treated to a romantic night with a musical score from across the spectrum of Broadway, pop, the American Songbook, and country music. Both performances will include personal stories from the cast and a lively question and answer session with the audience.   (more...)

Musical Drama SAN DOMINO Comes to the Tristan Bates Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

Based on Mussolini's famous persecution of homosexuals, musical drama San Domino by Tim Anfilogoff and Alan Whittaker tells the story of a group of men sentenced to five years confinement for degeneracy on an island fortress of San Domino. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 1/20/2018
by BWW - Jan 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/20/2018 for Detroit (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 1/20/2018
by BWW - Jan 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/20/2018 for Seattle (more...)

Resorts World Manila Holds Auditions for ANG HULING EL BIMBO, 1/26-27
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 18, 2018

Resorts World Manila (RWM), a premier entertainment and tourism destination in Pasay City, has set audition dates for its newest original Filipino musical Ang Huling El Bimbo, which features the timeless music of the iconic Filipino rock band Eraserheads. (more...)

TACT to Offer a Night of Song with Nancy Opel, Marc Kudisch, Andrew Samonsky, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

TACT (Scott Alan Evans, Executive Artistic Director; Nora Chester & Jeffrey C. Hawkins, Associate Artistic Directors) is proud to announce that Adinah Alexander (Kinky Boots; Wicked; Parade); Marc Kudisch (9 to 5, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Bells Are Ringing, Finding Neverand); Liz Larsen (Tony nominee for The Most Happy Fella; Beautiful, the Carole King Musical; Hairspray); Nancy Opel (Tony nominee for Urinetown; Honeymoon in Vegas; former member of TACT); Andrew Samonsky (South Pacific, Drood); and Karen Ziemba (Contact, Curtains, Prince of Broadway), along with Alison Blackwell, Wayne Pretlow, Ric Ryder, Patton Chandler, and Ella Mora will star in an evening of song to benefit the company, supporting and celebrating TACT's mission and programming for the past 25 seasons. Lee Roy Reams (42nd Street) will host. (more...)

Marc Kudisch Joins Lineup of The Actors Company Winter Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

Mark Kudisch (9 to 5, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Bells Are Ringing, Finding Neverland & a past TACT Guest Artist) has just been added to an already stellar lineup celebrating TACT's 25th anniversary at its 2017 Winter Benefit. (more...)

Cast Announced for BROADWAY VALENTINE at Queens Theatre - Alysha Umphress and Cody Williams; Kyle Dean Massey and Taylor Frey; Stephen Buntrock and Tony Nominee Erin Dill
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Queens Theatre (Taryn Sacramone, Executive Director) will present Broadway Valentine, a concert-style revue produced by Stephen DeAngelis exclusively for Queens Theatre, located at 14 United Nations Avenue South in Flushing Meadows Corona Park for two performances only on February 17 at 8pm and February 18 at 3pm. (more...)

Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

The the upcoming lineup of events coming your way next week at Feinstein's/54 Below! (more...)

First Broadway Revival of TRAVESTIES, Starring Tom Hollander, Finds Full Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company - in association with Chocolate Factory Productions and Sonia Friedman Productions - has announced the full cast joining Tom Hollander in the first Broadway revival of Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play Travesties. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Central PA Awards; SHEAR MADNESS Leads Best Play!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards; ManeStage Leads Theatre of the Year!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Comes to Bainbridge Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Take a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air and sails the seas. Based on the beloved 1968 film version of Ian Fleming's children's book, and featuring an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is one family-friendly blockbuster that audiences will find Truly Scrumptious. (more...)

Mark Rylance-Led FARINELLI AND THE KING Begins Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

The critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of Farinelli and the King, starring three-time Tony Award-winner (Twelfth Night, Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing) and Academy Award-winner (Bridge of Spies) Mark Rylance, begins tonight, December 5, 2017 in advance of an opening night on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). (more...)

Dive Down to Bikini Bottom and Meet the Full Company of SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Dec 4, 2017

SpongeBob SquarePants on Broadway officially opens tonight, December 4th, at The Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway - Broadway at 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch interviews with the cast and get a peek at them in rehearsal in the video below! (more...)

B.H. Barry's THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF MR. MOLE to Play Sheen Center Starting Tonight
by BroadwayWorld JR - Dec 28, 2017

A perfect show for the whole family, The Enlightenment of Mr. Mole, an adaptation of The Wind in the Willows, written and directed by Tony-award winner B.H. Barry, beginning December 28 and running through December 31, 2017 will play in the Black Box Theater at The Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street, NYC 10012). (more...)

VIDEO: Michael Ball and Alfie Boe Perform at the Royal Variety
by Stage Tube - Dec 26, 2017

Iconic pair Michael Ball and Alfie Boe took to the stage at the Royal Variety this December to sing a heartfelt duet of 'The Prayer'. They then closed the show with 'Bring Me Sunshine'. Watch the performances below! (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Central PA Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

BWW Review: DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID at The Des Moines Playhouse
by Nolan Boggess - Dec 22, 2017

It is somewhat of an unspoken rule in community theatre that if it's Disney, it sells. This magic word, in combination with the team that made the Cloris Award-sweeping Young Frankenstein last summer, ought to make the Playhouse's production a surefire hit. Luckily, the math adds up for the Playhouse even if the production lacks cohesion at times and is not the best musical adaptation Disney has created. (more...)

Megan Hilty, Paul Williams, Stephen Schwartz Confirmed for 2018 Junior Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

Megan Hilty ('Smash!', Wicked); Paul Williams ('The Muppet Movie,' 'Evergreen,' Bugsy Malone, Emmet Otter's Jug-band Christmas); and Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin, Wicked) are three stars confirmed for the 2018 Junior Theater Festival Atlanta (#JTF18, #JTFATL), happening January 12-14, 2018 at The Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, GA. (more...)

Blockbuster Magic Show THE ILLUSIONISTS Coming to Wilmington
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world's best-selling touring magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY (www.theillusionistslive.com), will play The Playhouse on Rodney Square in Wilmington, Delaware on December 21-23 as part of its North American tour in 2018. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 12/20/2017
by BWW - Dec 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/20/2017 for Dallas (more...)

Sherman Brothers Musical to Tour UK
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

UNITED THEATRICAL and MUSICWORLD (UK) announce a special 100 year anniversary UK tour of ROBERT J. SHERMAN's 'A SPOONFUL OF SHERMAN, the new musical stage show featuring the songs of the Oscar-winning brothers: Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. (more...)

Grid Iron And Stellar Quines Present BINGO! A New Musical Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

Grid Iron Theatre Company and Stellar Quines Theatre Company present Bingo!, a new musical comedy focusing on lives of six characters and one fateful night at the bingo. Bingo! tours Scotland in March and April 2018. (more...)

Meet the Royal Company of FARINELLI AND THE KING, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Dec 17, 2017

The critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of Farinelli and the King, starring three-time Tony Award-winner (Twelfth Night, Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing) and Academy Award-winner (Bridge of Spies) Mark Rylance, opens tonight, December 17, 2017 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). The production plays a strictly limited engagement for 16 weeks only through Sunday, March 25, 2018. Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch a trailer for the show! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Raul Esparza 'Bares His Soul' at the Sheen Center
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 16, 2017

Raul Esparza recently took part in the Broadway Bares Soul series at the Sheen Center. BroadwayWorld attended the event and you can check out photos here! (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Central PA Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Claire Sweeney and Tom Chambers Lead the Cast of CRAZY FOR YOU at The Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

High-energy and high-kicking, this acclaimed Watermill Theatre production is the ultimate feel-good musical, with a score from the Gershwin brothers' songbook. Mistaken identities, plot twists, heartbreak, happiness and a wealth of memorable tunes, including I Got Rhythm, They Can't Take That Away From Me, Nice Work If You Can Get It and Embraceable You, all feature in this exhilarating celebration of the great Broadway musicals. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Robert Creighton Brings Holiday Cheer and FROZEN Co-Stars to Feinstein's/54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, presents a return engagement of Broadway quadruple threat and Bistro Award winner, Robert Creighton, recently seen as the title character in the hit off-Broadway musical CAGNEY at the Westside Theatre. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Brand New British Musical EUGENIUS! At The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Warwick Davis and Kevin Wood are delighted to announce the full cast for the hotly anticipated new musical for years, EUGENIUS! which is coming to London for a strictly limited run at The Other Palace from 22 January until the 3 March 2018. (more...)

It's a Jolly Holiday! Happy Birthday, Dick Van Dyke!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 13, 2017

In an unparalleled career that has spanned more than 7 decades and earned him 5 Emmys, a Tony, a Grammy, the SAG Lifetime Achievement Award, induction into in Television Hall of Fame and the adoration of generations of fans, Dick Van Dyke remains one of the most popular and beloved performers in show business history. (more...)

B.H. Barry's THE ENLIGHTENMENT OF MR. MOLE to Play Sheen Center This Month
by BroadwayWorld JR - Dec 12, 2017

A perfect show for the whole family, The Enlightenment of Mr. Mole, an adaptation of The Wind in the Willows, written and directed by Tony-award winner B.H. Barry, beginning December 28 and running through December 31, 2017 will play in the Black Box Theater at The Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street, NYC 10012). (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards; SOMETHING ROTTEN Leads Best Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Bainbridge Performing Arts presents CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG 12/1 - 17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

Take a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air and sails the seas. Based on the beloved 1968 film version of Ian Fleming's children's book, and featuring an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is one family-friendly blockbuster that audiences will find Truly Scrumptious. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG at Bainbridge Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

Take a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air and sails the seas. Based on the beloved 1968 film version of Ian Fleming's children's book, and featuring an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is one family-friendly blockbuster that audiences will find 'Truly Scrumptious.' BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action at Bainbridge Performing Arts below! (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Central PA Awards; SHEAR MADNESS Leads Best Play!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

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