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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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Photo Coverage: Coram Boy Opening Night Arrivals
by Walter McBride - May 3, 2007

The American premiere production of Coram Boy opened at Broadway's Imperial Theatre on May 2nd, and BroadwayWorld was there for the star-studded event! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Coram Boy Opening Night Party
by Mark Rupp - May 3, 2007

The American premiere production of Coram Boy opened at Broadway's Imperial Theatre, and a star-studded after-party followed at Tavern on the Green! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Esparza Caricature Unveiled at Sardi's
by Walter McBride - May 23, 2007

Raul Esparza, who recently won a Drama Desk Award for his performance in the Broadway revival of Company, was honored with a Sardi's caricature at the legendary Sardi's Restaurant on May 22nd. (more...)

Emma Williams to Star in West End Musical 'Seeking Susan?'
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2007

West End star Emma Williams will likely play the title role in the upcoming West End musical Desperately Seeking Susan. (more...)

Emma Williams to be Featured on 'MusicalTalk' Podcast
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2007

West End star Emma Williams will be featured on 'MusicalTalk,' the new London-based musical theatre podcast that premiered in September of 2006. (more...)

Sherman and Stiles Downstage Center Interview Online
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2007

Richard M. Sherman and George Stiles' Mary Poppins interview is now online (more...)

BWW Video Show Preview: Coram Boy
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2007

BroadwayWorld soars to 18th century London in these highlights from Coram Boy! (more...)

Coram Boy Featured on FOX-5 'Good Day NY,' May 19
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2007

Coram Boy's Ivy Vahanian and Tony Award-nominated stars Xanthe Elbrick and Jan Maxwell will give Fox-5 'Good Day New York' reporter Anne Craig an exclusive back stage tour at Broadway's Imperial Theatre, airing this Saturday, May 19th on FOX 5 News in the 10:30p half hour and again on Monday, May 21st between 8:30a - 9:00a on 'Good Day New York.' (more...)

Coram Boy May Close at the Imperial on May 27
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2007

The Tony Award-nominated epic Coram Boy has posted a provisional closing notice (more...)

Coram Boy Stars Featured in WWOR-TV Segment, May 14
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2007

Coram Boy stars Uzo Aduba, Bill Camp, Charlotte Parry and Wayne Wilcox recently sat down with WWOR-TV's Pat Collins for a special segment airing tonight, Monday, May 14th in the 10:30 p.m. half hour on WWOR-TV (more...)

Connie Fisher, on Vocal Rest, Out of 'Music' for 2 Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2007

According to the Really Useful Group's website, Connie Fisher will be out of the London revival of The Sound of Music for the next two weeks due to a vocal injury. (more...)

East of Doheny to Sponsor Child Actors in 'Bway Kids Care'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2007

East of Doheny-an independent production company in film, theatre, and television-is sponsoring the Broadway Kids Care, an event featuring Broadway's child actors in an effort to encourage community outreach and aid, and will headline the event to be held on Saturday, March 31st at Spanky's BBQ in New York City from 5:00PM-7:00PM. (more...)

Mason, Viviano, Etc. Set for CAP21 Reading of New Musical
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2007

Sal Viviano, Karen Mason and Rick Hilsabeck will star in the CAP21 reading of The Cosmopolitan (more...)

Coram Boy Broadway Box Office Opens March 26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2007

The box office for CORAM BOY, the National Theatre of Great Britain's American premiere production of the play adapted by Helen Edmundson from the award-winning novel by Jamila Gavin, with direction by Melly Still, will open at the Imperial Theatre on Monday, March 26 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

ABC Bway Preview to Feature Williams, Lansbury, Lee, Etc.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2007

WABC-TV (Channel 7) will air 'Broadway Backstage: Spring Preview' on Saturday, March 24 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Fox 5 Reporter Anne Craig go Backstage with Mary Poppins
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2007

FOX 5's 'Good Day New York' reporter goes backstage at the New Amsterdam Theatre (more...)

Photo Coverage: NYCO's The Pirates of Penzance
by Linda Lenzi - Mar 17, 2007

Gilbert and Sullivan's classic comic opera The Pirates of Penzance presented by the New York City Opera, opened on Wednesday, March 7 at 7:30PM at the New York State Theater at Lincoln Center. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Coram Boy; Previews Start Apr. 16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2007

Full casting has been announced for the Broadway company of CORAM BOY, the National Theatre of Great Britain's American premiere production of the play adapted by Helen Edmundson from the award-winning novel by Jamila Gavin, with direction by Melly Still. CORAM BOY will begin preview performances on Monday, April 16 and will open on Wednesday, May 2 at Broadway's Imperial Theatre (249 West 45 Street). (more...)

One Audience Member to Join Broadway Stars at "Bee" 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2007

This Sunday, March 18 at 7:30 pm, one lucky audience volunteer will share the stage and match spelling acumen (that's right - A-C-U-M-E-N) with three Broadway stars -- Tony Award nominee RAUL ESPARZA (Company) and Tony Award-winners LEA SALONGA (Les Miserables) and BRIAN STOKES MITCHELL (Man of LaMancha) -- at the first ever 'Broadway Night at the Bee' at the hitmusical THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE. (more...)

Ebersole, Esparza, Mitchell to Guest Star at Spelling Bee
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2007

Tony Award-winners Christine Ebersole and Brian Stokes Mitchell, as well as Tony Award-nominee Raul Esparza, will join the cast of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee for one night only as guest spellers at the Bee's first ever 'Broadway Night at the Bee' on Sunday, March 18 at 7:30pm (more...)

Ludwig, Hocking, Etc. Set for Hughes Musical Reading
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2007

The enigmatic Howard Hughes is the subject of a new musical that will receive a star-studded private reading on March 19th and March 20th. (more...)

Skinner, Noll, Piro-Donovan Set for Witches of Eastwick
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2007

Emily Skinner, Christiane Noll and Jacquelyn Piro-Donovan will join the previously announced Marc Kudisch in Signature Theatre's American Premiere production of the musical The Witches of Eastwick (more...)

Gasteyer, Reinders, Etc. Set for York's NEO3 Concert, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2007

The York Theatre Company will present 'NEO3,' a benefit concert celebrating emerging musical theatre writers tonight, beginning at 6:00 pm at its home in the Theatre at Saint Peter's (more...)

Orfeh, Gets, Rocca, Kudisch to Guest Star at 'Night Job'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2007

More celebrity guest stars have been added for the final performances of Don't Quit Your Night Job. (more...)

Maroulis, Cahoon, Etc. Perform Acoustic Delights, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2007

On Thursday, March 1, 'Acoustic Delights,' with Constantine Maroulis, Julian Fleisher and Kevin Cahoon, will be presented at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette St.). (more...)

Fisher Extends in London Sound of Music through Feb. '08
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2007

Connie Fisher has extended her run as plucky governess Maria in the hit London revival of The Sound of Music through February of 2008 (more...)

'Tomorrow Morning' Original Cast Recording Released
by Tom Atkins - Jan 17, 2007

The 2006 New End Theatre Cast Recording of the new British musical, Tomorrow Morning, has finally been released this month after many delays, under the Dress Circle record label - the original release date had been scheduled for early December 2006. The recording is presented over fifteen tracks, and comes with a special extra bonus DVD featuring footage from the show, recording and interviews with the cast and creatives. A West End production of Tomorrow Morning is to be mounted towards the end of this year. (more...)

Spacey's A Moon for the Misbegotten Hits Broadway in March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2007

Olivier Award winner Eve Best, Academy Award and Tony Award winner Kevin Spacey and Golden Globe nominee Colm Meaney will reprise their acclaimed performances in The Old Vic Theatre Company production of Eugene O'Neill's A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th St) for 84 performances only. (more...)

Marc Kudisch to Star in Signature's Witches of Eastwick
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2007

Marc Kudisch has been cast as devilish Darryl Van Horne in Signature Theatre's American Premiere production of the musical The Witches from Eastwick. (more...)

Jan Maxwell to Star in Broadway's Coram Boy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2007

Jan Maxwell will star on Broadway in Coram Boy, opening in May (more...)

NYCO Season Begins with 'Pirates of Penzance,' 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2007

New York City Opera's 63rd season begins March 3rd with Gilbert and Sullivan's 'Pirates on Panzance.' La Donna Del Lago and Madama Butterfly will follow. (more...)

Zimmerman, Noble, Doyle, Etc. to Direct Operas at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2007

Theatre directors Mary Zimmerman, Adrian Noble, Richard Jones and John Doyle will be among those staging operas at the Met during the opera company's 2007-2008 season. (more...)

Strallen and Grace Join West End The Drowsy Chaperone
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2007

Summer Strallen and Nickolas Grace will join Elaine Paige and Bob Martin in the West End production of the five-time Tony Award winning The Drowsy Chaperone opening at the Novello Theatre on 6 June, with previews from 14 May. Directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw, The Drowsy Chaperone has music by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison and book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar. (more...)

Coram Boy Tickets Go On Sale to the Public, 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2007

Tickets for the American premiere of CORAM BOY, the National Theatre of Great Britain's hit production of the play adapted by Helen Edmundson from the award-winning novel by Jamila Gavin, with direction by Melly Still, go on sale this Sunday, February 18th. (more...)

Broadway Bullet Interview: Kevin Cahoon
by Michael Gilboe - Feb 15, 2007

This week we have an interview with Kevin Cahoon where he discusses his new CD, 'The Wedding Singer', 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' and more about his life and varied career. (more...)

Connie Fisher Out of 'Music' This Week; Exchanges Offered
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2007

According to the Really Useful Group's website, Connie Fisher is out of the London revival of The Sound of Music this week and producers are offering to exchange tickets. (more...)

Treasure Island Play to Sail to Broadway in Summer
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2007

A play based on Treasure Island will set sail for Broadway this summer (more...)

Rags Concert to Offer Rush Tix to Theatre Students
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2006

Rush tickets for the World AIDS Day concert of Rags will be offered to theatre students (more...)

Photo Coverage: Rags Concert Press Preview
by Walter McBride - Dec 3, 2006

A press rehearsal for Rags, which will be presented on December 11th, 2006 as the 4th Annual World AIDS Day Concert, recently took place (more...)

Murney, Leavel, Etc. Set for 12/4 'Gimme a Break' Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2006

Broadway's top performers will tell the stories and sing the songs that made them famous in 'Gimme a Break,' A Benefit Evening for The Transport Group (The Audience, First Lady Suite) honoring Gilbert Parker (more...)

Zien & Larsen Set for Free Reading of New Musical, 12/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2006

Chip Zien, Liz Larsen and more will star in a free reading of By the Numbers: A Musical Comedy in 3 Generations on December 18th at 8 PM at the Players Theatre (more...)

Photo Coverage: World AIDS Day 'Rags' Concert
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 13, 2006

Stephen Schwartz and Charles Strouse's Rags was presented on December 11th, 2006 as the 4th Annual World AIDS Day Concert (more...)

Van Outen & Biggins to Star in L.A. 'Addictions,' Jan. 29
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2006

Denise Van Outen and Christopher Biggins will appear in the West Coast premiere of Addictions, three one-act plays by Tricia Walsh-Smith, on Monday, January 29 at 7 p.m. at the Kirk Douglas Theatre (more...)

Emma Williams Joins London's 'Christmas in New York'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2006

Leading lady Emma Williams (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) will return to the West End for the first time in nearly two years to join the cast of Christmas in New York at the Apollo Theatre on Saturday 16 December. (more...)

Felciano, Testa, Kudisch, Etc. Set for Cabaret Gourmet
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2007

The Play Company will hold its fourth annual Cabaret Gourmet gala on Monday, April 16 at The Angel Orensanz Foundation. (more...)

Sherman and Stiles Guest on XM's 'Downstage Center'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2007

The American Theatre Wing and XM Satellite Radio are presenting an interview with composers Richard M. Sherman (Disney's The Jungle Book, The Parent Trap, Bedknobs and Broomsticks) and George Stiles (Moll Flanders, Tom Jones, The Three Musketeers) on XM's On Broadway's weekly theatrical interview show, 'Downstage Center' (XM Channel 28). (more...)

Photo Flash: Cabaret Gourmet Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2007

The Play Company held its fourth annual 'Cabaret Gourmet' gala on Monday, April 16 at The Angel Orensanz Foundation (more...)

Hargitay, Monk, Stamos Etc. Join Cabaret Gourmet, 4/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2007

Peter Dinklage, Mariska Hargitay, Grace Hightower, Debra Monk and John Stamos will appear as special guests at the Play Company's fourth annual 'Cabaret Gourmet' gala on Monday, April 16 at The Angel Orensanz Foundation (more...)

Coram Boy Begins Previews Tonight at the Imperial Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2007

Performances of the National Theatre of Great Britain's American premiere production of Coram Boy begin tonight, Monday, April 16th at Broadway's Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). (more...)

Kudisch to Direct Bway Musicals of '59, with Skinner, Etc.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2007

The Town Hall will present 'Broadway By the Year: The Broadway Musicals of 1959' on Monday April 30 at 8 PM. (more...)

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