Thoroughly Modern Millie

Original story and screenplay for the Universal Pictures Film by Richard Morris


Shaftesbury Theatre

(London, )
Holborn end of Shaftesbury Avenue
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
New Dramatists will honor Tony Award winners, Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori with its 2020 Distinguished Achievement Award at its 71st Annual Spring Luncheon Tribute on Thursday, May 21st at the New York Marriott Marquis.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2020
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Julie Andrews is set to become the tenth woman to receive the 48th AFI Life Achievement Award. The award was going to be presented to Andrews on April 25, 2020 at a gala in Los Angeles. However, according to Page Six, the gala has been postponed as a response to the coronavirus outbreak.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2020
A life, a creative voice, a performance - interrupted by a stroke. Stroke of Luck comes to Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center a?oeDownstage Cabareta?? on May 1st & 2nd at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
Broadway's Cheyenne Jackson will join Mayim Bialik, Swoosie Kurtz, and Kyla Pratt on the new series, Call Me Kat, on Fox. .
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2020
While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out today's highlights from over the weekend, from stars including the kids of Fun Home, Ethan Slater, Leslie Odom, Jr., Ashley Park, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2020
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, New York City Center has cancelled its production of Thoroughly Modern Millie, due to the current health crisis.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2020
The new podcast musical LITTLE DID I KNOW from The Audio Drama Initiative, based on the novel by Mitchell Maxwell, will release its first three episodes on Apple Podcasts on Tuesday, March 31.
by Peter Nason - Mar 30, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
Two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro's newest play CONSCIENCE is set to begin performances tonight (Tuesday) at George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. CONSCIENCE stars Broadway favorite and Tony winner Harriet Harris as Margaret Chase Smith, the influential senator who said no to Joseph McCarthy. The official Opening Night is this Friday evening, March 6th.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Today, March 27, be sure to drop in as he chats with beloved stage and screen star Cheyenne Jackson. Watch live, right here at 4pm EST!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2020
New York City Center has canceled the remainder of the 2019–2020 season including Encores! Thoroughly Modern Millie.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2020
We asked our readers to share their theatre memories for #WorldTheatreDay and they did not disappoint! Thanks for celebrating with us!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2020
Dame Julie Andrews has announced via Twitter, that she will be hosting a new family-friendly storytime podast with her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton! 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2020
On this day in 2018, Disney's Frozen brought a cold front to Broadway on opening night at the St. James Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020
Company is officially in previews on Broadway!  Following the engagement in London's West End, the new production of Sondheim and George Furth's landmark American musical, Company, directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Marianne Elliott comes to Broadway starring Tony and Grammy Award® winner Katrina Lenk as Bobbie and two-time Tony Award and two-time Grammy Award winner Patti LuPone as Joanne.
by ETTORE FARRATTINI - Mar 17, 2020
Sin dall'avvento del cinema sonoro i grandi produttori hollywoodiani si sono sempre ispirati alle scene di Broadway per produrre film musicali tratti dalle storie che hanno attirato milioni di spettatori nei mitici teatri della Great White Way. Non a caso The Jazz Singer viene unanimemente considerato il primo film sonoro della storia del cinema e il padre di tutti i musical.
by Stage Tube - Mar 14, 2020
Tony Award nominee Susan Egan, the voice of 'Megara' in Disney's animated film 'Hercules,' sang a cut song from the film at the first-ever Broadway Princess Party BRUNCH on January 12, 2020 at Sony Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
Flying Over Sunset is officially in previews on Broadway! The musical, with book and direction by James Lapine, music by Tom Kitt, and lyrics by Michael Korie, and choreography by Michelle Dorrance will open Thursday, April 16.
by Kyle Christopher West - Mar 12, 2020
Texas Woman's University's College Audition Prep Program is back better than ever this year with two great options for high school musical theater and acting students: a new two week Intensive stay camp hosted by Texas Woman's University on their beautiful Denton, Texas campus OR a four day Weekend event packed with master classes, dance classes, mock auditions and college program overview presentations.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
Tony winner Harriet Harris, currently starring as Margaret Chase Smith in Joe DiPietro's CONSCIENCE, will be this week's special guest on the popular radio talk show 'State of the Arts,' on WPKN (89.5 FM) tomorrow (Friday) at 12:25 PM. The interview may also be heard at Two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro's newest play opened March 6th to critical acclaim at George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
Broadway's Erin Mackey will lead Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific at Goodspeed Musicals'. The production begins April 17 will run through June 28 at The Goodspeed.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
Honeck-Moss Productions will present 'In The Works.' This exciting series is an opportunity for composers to try out new work in front of an audience and see how it plays in a supportive environment. It is also an opportunity to create community among the composers and their performers.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
The Orchard Project has announced its 2020 Gala, A TASTE OF SOMETHING NEW, occurring Monday, March 9, 2020 at the Prince George Ballroom and honoring the work of TONY-Award winning producers Kristin Caskey and Amanda Dubois, OBIE winning writer Kyle Jarrow, and TONY-winning tap legend Savion Glover.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
Rehearsals have begun for Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, on stage March 6 through 15. This 'classic whodunit' takes audiences on a fast paced thrill ride with a train full of suspects, and each one with an alibi! There are twists and turns aplenty in this intrigue-filled story, newly adapted for the stage from Agatha Christie's masterpiece by two-time Tony-nominated playwright Ken Ludwig. This unforgettable mystery takes audiences on a thrilling ride - Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but by the morning it is one passenger fewer. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Isolated and with a killer in their midst, detective Hercule Poirot must identify the murderer - in case he or she decides to strike again.
by Abigail Charpentier - Feb 25, 2020
Starting tonight, Feb. 25, Lindsay Pearce will be making her Broadway debut and taking on the role of Elphaba in 'Wicked!' Sam Gravitte will begin his run as Fiyero.
by Jenny Minich - Feb 25, 2020
If you're looking for an easily-digestible theatre experience featuring a charming and watchable cast of characters, ORDINARY DAYS at NextStop Theatre is just the ticket.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
Producers John Frost and Opera Australia today announced the full adult cast for the 25th anniversary production of The Secret Garden which will play at the Sydney Lyric Theatre, The Star from 2 August, then transfer to Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne from 13 November.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
Take a break from the office and treat yourself to the Broadway megahit How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020
PAWS/LA, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit agency serving people and pets in need, will present a one night only benefit event - Barrett Foa Has Friends! - on Monday, February 24, at 8pm. This very special evening of cabaret at Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood will feature performances by Foa and some of his most talented friends, including Broadway favorites Alex Ellis, Carly Hughes, Chris Mann, and Adam Pascal. Also, music group The Levenbirds have been set to make a special appearance. Musical director is Doug Peck, Andrew Carlberg is producer, and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is the presenting sponsor.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
Broadway designer James Youmans (West Side Story, Gypsy, Come Fly Away) has just revealed his set renderings for two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro's newest play CONSCIENCE, which is set to begin performances March 3rd at George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. CONSCIENCE will star Broadway favorite and Tony winner Harriet Harris as Margaret Chase Smith, the influential senator who said no to Joseph McCarthy.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
SPRING 2020: HITS THEATRE, located at 311 W 18TH STREET HOUSTON, TX 77008, has a Spring Semester packed with FEMALE EMPOWERMENT.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2020
Today's top stories: Ciara Renee, McKenzie Kurtz, and Ryan McCartan join Frozen, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
Waitress audiences have an additional chance to see 2020 Grammy Award winner Sara Bareilles and Olivier and Tony Award-winning actor Gavin Creel as new performance dates have been added following a rapturous critical and public reception at the Adelphi Theatre. Sara Bareilles, who wrote the music and lyrics for Waitress, is making her West End debut in the lead role of Jenna with Gavin Creel as Dr Pomatter having previously performed together on the Broadway run. They will be extending for a further two weeks, now appearing through to 21 March 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts has announced its 2020-2021 Kravis On Broadway season. The 13th Kravis On Broadway season is packed with musicals that will lift your spirit, stories that will touch your heart, and indelible moments that will stay with you long after you've left the theater.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2020
New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian's world premiere stage adaptation of his novel MIDWIVES will conclude its acclaimed limited run today (Sunday) at George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. The production officially opened January 24th to unanimous rave reviews led by Broadway World which hailed it as a?oeengrossing and unforgettable!a?? Chris Bohjalian's book, which has sold more than two million copies since its publication, was an early selection of Oprah's Book Club and its 2001 film adaptation starred Sissy Spacek.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2020
As it approaches its much-anticipated Australian premiere in Sydney in July, Frozen is thrilled to announce the two exceptional performers that have been cast in the lead roles of Elsa and Anna.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
Today, Feinstein's at the Nikko announced an exciting lineup of national and local artists who will take the stage at San Francisco's premier intimate nightclub this spring. Additional artists will be announced at a later date. Tickets for all shows are on-sale now by visiting or calling 866-663-1063. Ticket prices are subject to change without notice.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
Grammy-nominated stage, television and film actor, singer, and songwriter, Cheyenne Jackson, will perform his first ever UK concert at Cadogan Hall on Sunday 28 June at 2.30pm & 6.30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
Dixon Place will present Tin Pan Alley 2, a free concert series featuring new musical theatre works on Friday, February 14, 2020 at 7:30pm. After three successful concerts in 2019, this time it will be showcasing new works by writers Pablo Concha, Jessie Field, and Joel Paszkowski, and hosted by Durra Leung and Sam Rosenblatt. The event is free. For more information and RSVP, please go to
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
Due to demand Transport Group has announced a two-week extension for its production of The Unsinkable Molly Brown, which will now run through Sunday, April 5, at Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street.
by Adrienne Proctor - Feb 12, 2020
HAVING OUR SAY tells the story of the Delany sisters, two sisters who were born to a former slave and grew up in the Jim Crow South. The Delany sisters both lived to be over 100 years old, and wrote their version of events in the 1993 biography that inspired the play. Lyric's production features two Broadway stars in the roles of Bessie and Sadie.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
This news is so fetch! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, North Shore High is getting a new batch of students in the coming weeks, with Sabrina Carpenter, Chad Burris, Olivia Kaufmann, and Laura Leigh Turner joining the show's Broadway company. To get ready to see them bring the cautionary tale to life at the August Wilson Theatre, we're getting to know the four new stars, with a look back at their careers and some of their memorable performances. Check it all out!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Rehearsals are underway for two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro's newest play CONSCIENCE at George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. CONSCIENCE will star Broadway favorite and Tony winner Harriet Harris as Margaret Chase Smith, the influential senator who said no to Joseph McCarthy. Performances begin March 3rd.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2020
LITTLE DID I KNOW, the first Broadway-level podcast musical, released by The Audio Drama Initiative, based on the novel by Mitchell Maxwell, and newly released on Apple Podcasts, soared to #3 on the Apple podcast charts this past weekend, making it one of the top 5 Arts podcasts in the United States on Apple podcasts and in the top 40 overall.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2020
Broadway stars Catherine Brunell, Natalie Cortez, Nick Spangler and James Moye performed a special virtual edition of When Broadway Goes Dark, Van Dyk Goes Live, hosted by Van Dyk Health Care in support of health care workers and the families they serve.
by Stage Tube - Apr 1, 2020
Sutton Foster is featured on Georgia Stitt's new song, STOP, which has just been released from her album A Quiet Revolution. 
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 1, 2020
Broadwayworld NJ continues our series interviews with top theatre professionals to learn about their upcoming plans. Our readers will enjoy this one with Mark S. Hoebee, the Producing Artistic Director of Paper Mill Playhouse. Hoebee also directs shows at the Playhouse.