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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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Redhouse Arts Center closes its 2017-18 Season with LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

Redhouse will close its 2017-18 season with the ever-popular musical La Cage aux Folles, book by Harvey Feirstein, based on the play by Jean Poiret. Performances will take place at Redhouse Arts Center, from May 31 - June 10, 2018. In addition, Redhouse will celebrate its Grand Opening of its new home at 400 S. Salina Street with a special event and ribbon cutting taking place June 1st prior to the opening night show. La Cage aux Folles, based on the same 1973 play which was also the inspiration for the movie "The Birdcage" starring Nathan Lane and Robin Williams, will close the 2017/18 season. This comedic and heartfelt show features music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, composer of Broadway hits Hello, Dolly! and Mame. (more...)

Former Broadway Kids Return to the Stage At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Back to Before: Former Broadway Kids Return to the Stage on June 3rd at 9:30 PM. Ever wonder what happened to your favorite millennial Broadway child star? They're now old enough to play their "parents"! Come hear these former child actors sing songs from the shows they were in and hear untold stories about what it's like balancing school, homework, and just being a regular kid with regular kid problems. Written and hosted by Laura Heywood (@BroadwayGirlNYC) with musical direction by Nissa Kahle. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Starring Deaf Actor Joshua Castille
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

The full cast for The 5th Avenue Theatre's spectacular new production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, which stars Deaf actorJoshua Castille as Quasimodo, has been announced. Castille will use American Sign Language (ASL) throughout his performance, bringing new life and perspective to Quasimodo, who is deaf in the novel by Victor Hugo. (more...)

Photo Flash: Scotland's Story: Smash-Hit Musical SUNSHINE ON LEITH is on its Way to Coventry
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Get ready for "a foot-stamping, hand-clapping, barnstormer of a show" as West Yorkshire Playhouse bring their energetic new production of Sunshine on Leith to the Belgrade Theatre this summer. After opening to rave reviews and massive audiences in Leeds, the smash-hit Scottish show is set to burn your playhouse down when it arrives in Coventry 5-9 June. (more...)

Final Casting Announced for New Musical Drama SAN DOMINO
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Final casting is announced for musical drama San Domino by Tim Anfilogoff and Alan Whittaker, based on Mussolini's infamous persecution of homosexuals. (more...)

New London Barn Announces 2018 Summer Season; CAMELOT, NEWSIES, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

Grab your straw boaters and put on a smile because the New London Barn Playhouse is back again for its 86th Summer Season! Building off the successes of 2017 Summer Season, which broke attendance records and earned the Barn the 2017 New England Theater Conference's prestigious Moss Hart Award for Excellence in Professional Theater and the 2017 New Hampshire Theatre Award for Best Professional Musical, the summer tradition continues with more professionally produced, top-quality plays and musicals. The Box Office opens May 26, so come on by to pick up your tickets, greet the company, and grab a t-shirt! (more...)

Tony Danza, Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley, Paulo Szot, and More Feature This June at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

This June, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Extra! Extra! NEWSIES Is Coming To Candlelight Dinner Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

Based on the 1993 Disney film of the same name, "Newsies" follows a group of Newsboys at the beginning of the 20th century who take on Pulitzer and the World Newspaper and win. The Newsies are led by a dreamer name Jack who falls in love with a young reporter named Katherine who may not be all she appears to be. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SAN DOMINO at Tristan Bates Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

San Domino is the story of a group of men sentenced to five years confinement for degeneracy on the island fortress of San Domino, with actor-musicians conjuring up an intimate tragi-comic world of love, loss and the struggle just to survive.  (more...)

BWW TV: Michael Ball Talks CHESS with Neil Sean!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 3, 2018

West End and recording star Michael Ball earned Olivier Awards for Hairspray and Sweeney Todd. Now starring in the new version of the 80's mega smash " Chess" by the Abba boys Benny & Bjorn plus Sir Tim Rice in this new and exclusive interview he reveals all about Chess, interviewing Hollywood legend Doris Day, turning Down Sunset Boulevard and so much more! (more...)

Hale Theatre Announces Spectacular 2018-2019 Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

The Hale Centre Theatre in Gilbert continues its tradition of "Powerhouse Musicals, Hilarious Comedies, and Family Friendly Shows" with its 16th season beginning in August. (more...)

Tony Danza, Broadway Loves Gwen Stefani, and More Lead Next Week at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Zoe Birkett Returns To Star In The Hippodrome Pantomime ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Having wowed audiences and critics alike in last year's festive production, Darlington Hippodrome have announced that Darlington's own diva Zoe Birkett will be back by popular demand to star in this year's wish-filled pantomime Aladdin alongside actor Robin Askwith, Louie Spence, Eric Potts and Liam Mellor from Saturday 8 December. (more...)

Carolee Carmello, Kara Lindsay, Ken Page and More Announced For 2018 Broadway At Music Circus Season in Sacramento
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

After auditioning performers in New York City, Los Angeles and Sacramento, Broadway Sacramento has confirmed casting for the six shows in the 68th Broadway At Music Circus season. The casts include a number of Broadway veterans-some of whom are making their Broadway At Music Circus debuts-and audience favorites from previous Broadway At Music Circus productions. (more...)

Memorial Service for Jan Maxwell to Be Held June 4; Jayne Houdyshell, Mary Beth Peil, and More to Attend
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

A memorial service for beloved five-time Tony Award-nominated actress Jan Maxwell will be held on Monday, June 4 at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 5/20/2018
by BWW - May 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/20/2018 for Portland (more...)

SPRING AT THE WILLOWBROOK INN, Featuring Wesley Eure And George Dvorsky, To Play Tampa Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2018

SPRING AT THE WILLOWBROOK INN, a new play by Jonathan Van Dyke, will be featured at the Tampa International Fringe Festival at the HCC Studio Theatre in Tampa, FL. May 3 - 6, 2018, starring Wesley Eure (TV's Land of the Lost, Days of Our Lives, Dragon Tales), George Dvorsky (Broadway's Scarlett Pimpernel, Passion, and Madam Secretary), Justin Lore (Forbidden Broadway, Disney's Finding Nemo), and Jacob Thompson (The Perfect Murder). Directed by Jonathan Van Dyke, SPRING AT THE WILLOWBROOK INN was awarded Outstanding Production and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play at the All Out Arts: Fresh Fruit Festival in NYC. (more...)

Disney's MARY POPPINS Flies Into The Valley Of The Sun June – July 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Arizona Broadway Theatre (ABT) present Disney's Mary Poppins June 1-30 at ABT in Peoria and July 6-22 at the Herberger Theater Center (HTC) in Downtown Phoenix (co-presented by ABT and HTC). (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 13
by Audition Roundup - May 13, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 13, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

New York Actor Bret Shuford Seizes High-Society In RAGTIME At Asolo Rep
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

New York-based actor Bret Shuford seizes audiences an icon of American high-society starring in the celebrated musical, RAGTIME. The show is part of the 2017-18 Asolo Repertory Theatre season and is currently running through May 27 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Photo Flash: McCarter Theatre Center Completes the 2017-2018 Theater Series with TURNING OFF THE MORNING NEWS
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

McCarter Theatre Center completes the 2017-2018 Theater Series with Christopher Durang's Turning Off the Morning News. His third world premiere commission for McCarter, Durang's follow-up to Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (2013 Tony Award for Best Play), is a decidedly dark and daring comedy taking hilarious aim at today's absurd and dangerous world. Directed by McCarter's Artistic Director and Resident Playwright Emily Mann, the play runs May 4 - June 3 in the Berlind Theatre.  (more...)

Photo Flash: THE UNBUILT CITY Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

On a cold afternoon in February, Jonah knocks on the door of a townhouse in Brooklyn Heights. He's come to ask Claudia to sell her famously secret collection to a university archive. But in order to do that, he'll have to persuade her to reveal her own enigmatic past, and to illuminate a series of mysteries about the nature of love, legacy and the untold history of New York City.  (more...)

Photo Flash: SAN DOMINO Celebrates Opening Night at Tristan Bates Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

Final casting is announced for musical drama San Domino by Tim Anfilogoff and Alan Whittaker, based on Mussolini's infamous persecution of homosexuals. (more...)

SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Opens the 2018 Broadway At Music Circus Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

The 68th Broadway At Music Circus season begins June 12 with the beloved musical comedy Singin' in the Rain. Based on the film starring Gene Kelly as a dashing leading man in Hollywood's golden age, widely considered "The Greatest Movie Musical of All Time," the show features glorious dance sequences, riotous comedy routines and unforgettable songs. Performances of Singin'in the Rain are Tuesday, June 12 through Sunday, June 17 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Opens at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival (FLMTF) proudly launches its 60th Anniversary season with the global mega-hit Mamma Mia! The show runs June 6 through June 27 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sardi's Hosts the 4th Annual BREATHLESS ON BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

On Monday, June 4th, 2018, Zach Rand, (Mary Poppins, Les Mis) Hosts Breathless on Broadway in honor of his sister Chloe with many popular and talented Broadway performers will shine a light on Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) at the 4th annual breathless on Broadway benefit at Sardi's Restaurant, 234 West 44th Street, NYC. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sardi's Hosts 4th Annual BREATHLESS ON BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

On Monday, June 4th, 2018, Zach Rand, (Mary Poppins, Les Mis) Hosts Breathless on Broadway in honor of his sister Chloe with  many popular and talented Broadway performers will shine a light on Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) at the 4th annual breathless on Broadway benefit at Sardi's Restaurant, 234 West 44th Street, NYC. (more...)

Williams Street Repertory Announces Casting for RING OF FIRE at Raue Center For The Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Williams Street Repertory, McHenry County's growing professional theater company, is excited to announce casting for its upcoming production of "Ring of Fire." This show pulled straight from the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash opens on July 6, 2018 at Raue Center For The Arts and runs select dates through August 12, 2018. (more...)

Maggie Larkin to Produce the Jan Maxwell Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

In memory of Jan Maxwell, producer/director Maggie Larkin (Sondheimas) will present the Jan Maxwell Festival, a presentation of three plays in development-all of which star a compelling woman or femme-identified person over the age of 50. The festival will take place in October; exact dates and venue to be announced. (more...)

Photo Flash: MARY POPPINS Flies Into Arizona Broadway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

ABT's 100th Mainstage Production - Mary Poppins flies onto the ABT and Herberger Theater Center stages in the summer of 2018! Magically appearing just when she's needed most, Mary leads the Banks household on zany adventures with chimney sweeps, shopkeepers and an assortment of astonishing characters. With infectious music by Disney's legendary Sherman brothers (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and The Aristocats), "Anything Can Happen" in the world of Mary Poppins. Get ready for something "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!" (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Cristin Milioti, Mykal Kilgore & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2018

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include: (more...)

Darlington Hippodrome Announces ROCK OF AGES Casting, Including Kevin Kennedy and Zoe Birkett
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Dan Looney, Adam Paulden, Jason Haigh-Ellery, Selladoor Worldwide and Gavin Kalin announce initial casting for the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of the award-winning smash-hit musical Rock Of Ages which will run at Darlington Hippodrome from Monday 8 to Saturday 13 October. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 6/20/2018
by BWW - Jun 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for Boise (more...)

Zach Rand Hosts 'Breathless On Broadway', This Monday, June 4th At Sardi's With Broadway's Favorites
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2018

This Monday, June 4th, 2018, many popular and talented Broadway performers will shine a light on Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) at the 4th annual breathless on Broadway benefit at Sardi's Restaurant, 234 West 44th Street, NYC. (more...)

Kevin Kennedy and Zoe Birkett To Star In UK Tour Of ROCK OF AGES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Dan Looney, Adam Paulden, Jason Haigh-Ellery, Selladoor Worldwide and Gavin Kalin are delighted to announce initial casting for the forthcoming UK and Ireland tour of the award-winning smash-hit musical "ROCK OF AGES" opening at The Churchill Theatre, Bromley on 20 September 2018. www.rockofagesmusical.co.uk (more...)

BWW Review: CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG at Alhambra Theatre And Dining
by Jordan Higginbotham - Jun 19, 2018

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Ian Fleming's classic musical has hit the Alhambra. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is centered around a widowed father, Caractacus Potts, who is determined to raise his two children in a world full of excitement. His children, Jeremy and Jemima are greatly imaginative, for example racing a broken-down car. Caractacus does everything in his power to buy the piece of junk car and fix it up for his children.  Meanwhile, the Vulgarian spies, Doris and Goran, are plotting to steal the car for Baron Bomburst. Unbeknownst to the Vulgarians, the car known as Chitty Chitty Bang Bang has special abilities. As the spies continue to try and steal the car, it magically floats and flies to get the Potts family out of danger. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a great spectacle of dance, music, and entertainment! (more...)

Bristol Hippodrome Hosts AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

The full cast for the World Premiere of "AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN - THE MUSICAL" is officially announced. Emma Williams will play 'Paula Pokrifki', Jonny Fines is 'Zack Mayo', Ray Shell as 'Foley', Ian McIntosh as 'Sid Worley' and Jessica Daley as 'Lynette Pomeroy'. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway At Music Circus Season Opens with SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

The 68th Broadway At Music Circus season begins June 12 with the beloved musical comedy Singin' in the Rain. Based on the film starring Gene Kelly as a dashing leading man in Hollywood's golden age, widely considered 'The Greatest Movie Musical of All Time,' the show features glorious dance sequences, riotous comedy routines and unforgettable songs. Performances of Singin'in the Rain are Tuesday, June 12 through Sunday, June 17 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

Olivier-Winner Stephen Mear to Bring GUYS AND DOLLS to Royal Albert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

The Royal Albert Hall rolls the dice this October with a semi-staged version of the classic musical comedy, Guys and Dolls, directed and choreographed by two-time Olivier Award-winner, Stephen Mear. (more...)

VIDEO: Kara Lindsay Stars in SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at Broadway Music Circus
by Stage Tube - Jun 13, 2018

Award-winning actor, director, and choreographer Noah Racey returns to Broadway At Music Circus as Don Lockwood in this summer's season opener Singin' in the Rain. In addition to his lead turn in Broadway At Music Circus's 2012 production of Crazy for You, Racey has performed on Broadway in Curtains, Never Gonna Dance, Thoroughly Modern Millie and Follies. (more...)

Kathy Fitzgerald, Dan DeLuca, and More Complete Cast for The Muny's MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

The Muny announced today its full cast, design and production teams for the theatre's centennial season closing production of Meet Me In St. Louis, August 4 - 12.  (more...)

Alhambra to Open CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

To celebrate 50 years one of the world's favorite films, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang the musical of the same name will open June 13, 2018 at the iconic Alhambra Theatre & Dining. Audiences of all ages will be flying high with the show's mixture of madness, intrigue and exuberance. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang will take guests on a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air and sails the seas. (more...)

MSUM to Hold Memorial Service for Jan Maxwell on Tuesday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2018

Minnesota State University Moorhead will hold a memorial for the late Jan Maxwell on Tuesday night, according to Inforum. (more...)

Dawn French, Julian Clary, Paul Zerdin, Nigel Havers, Gary Wilmot, Vincent And Flavia To Star In SNOW WHITE At The London Palladium
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

Qdos Entertainment today (27 April 2018) announces that they will return to the West End for a third year with Snow White at the London Palladium for a strictly limited 5 week run. Performances will begin at the iconic pantomime venue on Saturday 8 December 2018 running until Sunday 13 January 2019. Directed by Michael Harrison, public booking opens on Friday 4 May 2018. (more...)

Jessie Baylin's Harry Nilsson-Inspired Kids Album & Short Film Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

Upon first listen, Jessie Baylin's new adult friendly children's record Strawberry Wind sounds like a wonderful new Baylin record and her trademark emotive retro-pop vocals shine through. After closer listens, one finds that there's more of a playful, carefree and delightfully childlike sensibility on the tracks that overflow with a sense of joy, wonder, and excitement for life that speaks well to children. (more...)

McCarter Presents World Premiere Of TURNING OFF THE MORNING NEWS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

McCarter Theatre Center completes the 2017-2018 Theater Series with Christopher Durang's Turning Off the Morning News. His third world premiere commission for McCarter, Durang's follow-up to Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (2013 Tony Award® for Best Play), is a decidedly dark and daring comedy taking hilarious aim at today's absurd and dangerous world. Directed by McCarter's Artistic Director and Resident Playwright Emily Mann, the play runs May 4 - June 3 in the Berlind Theatre. Press opening is Saturday, May 12 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Arizona Broadway Theatre Presents 100th Production MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

ABT's 100th Mainstage Production - Mary Poppins flies onto the ABT and Herberger Theater Center stages in the summer of 2018! Magically appearing just when she's needed most, Mary leads the Banks household on zany adventures with chimney sweeps, shopkeepers and an assortment of astonishing characters. With infectious music by Disney's legendary Sherman brothers (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and The Aristocats), "Anything Can Happen" in the world of Mary Poppins. Get ready for something "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!" (more...)

Real Life Couple Erin Dilly and Stephen R. Buntrock to Lead the Muny's MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

The Muny announced today the parental powerhouse that will star in the theatre's closing centennial season production,Meet Me In St. Louis, August 4 - 12. Tony-nominated Erin Dilly will star alongside real-life husband Stephen R. Buntrock as Mrs. Anna and Mr. Alonso Smith, respectively. (more...)

Review Roundup: Did The Critics Think HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Was Magical?
by Review Roundups - Apr 22, 2018

A play in two parts, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child officially opens on Broadway tonight, April 22 at the Lyric Theatre (214 West 43rd Street, New York, NY). Let's see what the critics have to say! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 4/20/2018
by BWW - Apr 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for Washington, DC (more...)

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