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by Behind the Curtain - Sep 9, 2018
One of the industry's most beloved artists, Lucie Arnaz, swings by Shetler Studios to talk to Rob and Kevin about her fifty plus year stage career. From her roots on CBS' Here's Lucy, starring her mother Lucille Ball, to her celebrated concert career, Lucie has been entertaining audiences in such shows as Seesaw, My One and Only, Lost in Yonkers, Social Security, Once Upon a Mattress, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, I Do! I Do! and, the musical for which she received her Tony Award nomination, They're Playing Our Song!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 7, 2018
Heartbreak House celebrated its opening night last night, September 6. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out all the photos below!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 5, 2018
On this day we celebrate, Tony nominated actress, Carol Lawrence!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018
The limited Off-Broadway engagement for the Shaw's timely classic comedy Heartbreak House will open Sunday September 9th.at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues) and continue through September 29th only. Check out photos of the ensemble in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018
Lee Roy Reams (Tony nominee for 42nd Street), Jane Summerhays (Tony nominee for Me and My Girl), Diane J. Findlay (Fish in the Dark), Neva Small (Fiddler on the Roof), and Don Johanson (Jelly's Last Jam) have joined the 40th Anniversary concert of BALLROOM, the 1978 Tony nominated musical, at Feinstein's/54 Below today, September 4th at 7:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018
Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents the Gilbert and Sullivan classic, THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, June 9 through 17. A 26-piece orchestra accompanies such well-known songs as "Poor Wand'ring One," "Oh, Better Far to Live and Die" and "I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major General."
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018
The opening production for the 2018 Season at STAGES St. Louis, I DO! I DO!, gives audiences a true glimpse at 50 years in the life of a marriage. In honor of this musical journey through the many milestones of a marriage, STAGES is proud to offer a pair of complimentary tickets to any Week 1 evening performance to couples married for 50 years or longer.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018
Music Theatre International (Europe), one of the world's leading theatrical licensing agencies, is proud to announce the second annual Junior Theatre Celebration (JTC), to be held at Leicester Curve on Sunday, 3 June. The event provides an opportunity for young students to celebrate their love of musicals and experience the transformative power of theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018
Village Theatre is excited to announce its 2018-2019 Season with a collection of inspiring and magical shows. The lineup includes: The Noteworthy Life of Howard Barnes, a World Premiere musical comedy about an average man stuck in a musical world; Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical, an award-winning musical that will feature a talented and local young cast and incredible visual stage-magic; I Do! I Do! a classic romantic musical about marriage; The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, a powerful show about a 15-year-old boy with a unique mind that is out to solve a mystery; and Million Dollar Quartet, the homegrown rocking hit that premiered on Village Theatre's stage 12 years ago.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018
The Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum has announced the cast for the New Jersey premiere of the musical comedy A Dog Story. A hit in its Off-Broadway run in late 2016, the play will be directed by Bickford Theatre Producing Artistic Director Eric Hafen. A Dog Story will be performed from April 12 - 22, 2018. The book of the show was written by Eric H. Weinberger with music and lyrics by Gayla D. Morgan.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018
Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 209th season with Michael Frayn's classic backstage comedy, NOISES OFF. Directed by Frank Anzalone, this production begins previews on March 13th, opens on March 21st, and runs through April 29th on the Walnut's Mainstage.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018
Ozark Actors Theatre is proud to announce that Artistic Director A.S. Freeman will be joined by two powerhouse female directors for OAT's Season of Strong Women. 'It was very important to me from the moment we selected this season and this theme that we find directors totally equipped to tell these stories,' said Artistic Director, A.S. Freeman, 'and who would be better equipped than two incredibly strong women?' The Season of Strong Women includes Hello, Dolly!, Violet, and As You Like It this summer, and will conclude with an all-new professional Christmas show at Ozark Actors Theatre - a one-woman adaptation of A Christmas Carol.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018
O'Connell & Company, the professional theatre company in residence at The Park School of Buffalo, presents the Broadway musical hit, I DO! I DO!, April 5 through May 6, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018
Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2018 season with the Broadway hit The Will Rogers Follies, A Life In Revue. The exuberant dance-filled musical will be running April 13 - June 21 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2018
Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: listen to Patti Murin and Jelani Alladin sing a new song 'What Do You Know About Love?' from Frozen, the cast of Escape to Margaritaville takes over the Today Show, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018
Rubicon Theatre presents a timely and trenchant production of Shakespeare's tragedy KING LEAR as the centerpiece of the company's 20th Anniversary Season. Directed by Co-Founder James O'Neil, the production features a 20-member cast led by acclaimed actor and company memberGeorge Ball, who has starred in previous Rubicon productions of All My Sons, Man of La Mancha, and Jacques Brel… (New York, L.A., and international companies of the latter).
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 1, 2018
As magical as the evening was, after Freddie Gershon gave an impassioned presentation to the duo, Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones hit the stage and brought the house down at ages 88 and 89 respectively. They joined forces onstage to perform a song from their musical The Bone Room, described by Jones as being about 'the pleasures of dying and being embalmed in this great country of ours.' Below, watch as they perform together for the last time. BWW feels privileged to share with you a bit of highlights of these two legends together before a rapt and ecstatic audience who precded to shower them with a (well deserved) standing ovation... RIP Harvey Schmidt. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018
BroadwayWorld is sad to report that legendary composer Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, 110 in the Shade, I Do! I Do!)  passed away last night in Texas at 88 years of age. A family only funeral will take place in Texas next week, with a New York memorial to come at a future date.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 1, 2018
As BroadwayWorld sadly reported earlier today, legendary composer Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, 110 in the Shade, I Do! I Do!) passed away last night in Texas at 88 years of age. A family only funeral will take place in Texas next week, with a New York memorial to come at a future date.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018
Berkshire Theatre Group presents Emmy Award-winner Lee Kalcheim's (All in the Family) World Premiere, Coming Back Like a Song!, a play about Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen and Jimmy Van Heusen. Directed by Tony Award-nominated Gregg Edelman (City of Angels, Into The Woods; BTG: Arsenic and Old Lace, Constellations), Coming Back Like a Song! features Tony Award-nominated David Garrison (A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine) as Irving Berlin, Philip Hoffman (Cabaret, Falsettos) as Harold Arlen and David Rasche (Sledge Hammer!) as Jimmy Van Heusen. Performances begin Thursday, June 28, 2018 and run through Saturday, July 21, 2018 at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage (83 East Main Street) in Stockbridge, MA. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018
Producer Rick Murray welcomes Lucie Arnaz back to Provincetown for one performance only, Monday, July 23 at 8:30 p.m. in the Paramount Theatre at The Crown & Anchor.  Ms. Arnaz will be performing her brand new cabaret show, "I GOT THE JOB!:  Songs from My Musical Past."  Celebrating a life on stage, Arnaz returns to her theater roots looking back at some of the roles she has had on stages throughout the world.
by Tanya Seale - Jun 25, 2018
In a beautifully polished performance, Corinne Melancon as Agnes and Steve Isom as Michael (or Kari Ely as Agnes and David Schmittou as Michael on an alternating performance schedule) open Stages St Louis' 2018 season with I Do! I Do! which is a two-character musical version of the Tony-award-winning Best Play, The Fourposter by Jan de Hartog.
by Cary Ginell - Jun 25, 2018
Real-life partners Jennifer Ridgway and Kevin Ellis play perpetual adulterers George and Doris in Bernard Slade's timeless comedy 'Same Time, Next Year' at Oxnard's Elite Theatre Company.
by Steve Callahan - Jun 23, 2018
Stages St. Louis is one of the great success stories in American theater. Jack Lane and Michael Hamilton started a little group in 1987 and it soon grew into a dynamite company producing season after season of superbly professional musical theater.
by BWW - Jun 20, 2018
Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for St. Louis
by BWW - Jun 20, 2018
Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for Appleton, WI
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018
Last seen at STAGES in its Inaugural Season, I DO! I DO! tells the poignant story of 50 years in the married lives of Michael and Agnes.  This two character musical version of the comedy/drama "The Fourposter" takes place entirely in a bedroom and takes its audience on a whirlwind journey that begins in 1895 and ends half a century later.  I DO! I DO! offers its audiences a frank look at the miracle of marriage as Michael and Agnes experience childbirth, parenthood, and the eventual settling down to face the future and their advancing years together.
by - Jun 1, 2018
Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for June, 2018.
by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2018
STAGES St. Louis continues its 32nd Season with the dazzling show MAMMA MIA!. Join STAGES July 20th through August 19th at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood for this romantic, funny, and festive musical.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018
Ballroom, the 1978 Broadway musical that was based on the acclaimed television movie The Queen of the Stardust Ballroom, will celebrate its 40th anniversary with an all-star cast at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, September 4th at 7:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018
BroadwayWorld has learned that Beth Leavel will lead The Muny's production of GYPSY as Mama Rose! The production will feature direction by Rob Ruggiero, choreography by Ralph Perkins, and music direction by James Moore.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018
STAGES St. Louis continues its 32nd Season with the dazzling show MAMMA MIA!. Join STAGES July 20th through August 19th at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood for this romantic, funny, and festive musical.
by BWW - Jul 20, 2018
Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/20/2018 for Appleton, WI
by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2018
Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: watch the cast of Hello, Dolly! perform at Broadway Barks, and more!
by Alan Portner - Feb 28, 2018
Broadway Across America's "Finding Neverland" opens as a wonderful possibility, yet refuses to soar as we dare to hope it might.   "Neverland" is a pretty darn good show imbued with magical moments, yet somehow falls short of the special experience it might have been.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018
The red carpet was full of beauty and style at the Opening Night of Steel Magnolias at Theatre at the Center on Sunday, February 25.  Cory Goodrich, in the role of M'Lynn, Landree Fleming, as Shelby, and Heidi Kettenring as Truvy, lead the cast of Theatre at the Center's Steel Magnolias with Joslyn Yvonne Jones as Ouiser, Jeannie Affelder as Clairee and Myesha-Tiara as Annelle.  The show continues through March 25.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018
Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/20/2018 for Houston
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018
Town Stages and Yael Silver present HOME ENOUGH TO ME: The Songs Of Rachel Dean And David Brush, a benefit for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, on Monday, March 26, 2018 at 7pm at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, NYC, featuring: Tony award-winning Cady Huffman (The Producers),Jessica Vosk (Wicked), Max Crumm (Grease), Jamison Scott(Memphis), Nick Adams (Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, A Chorus Line), Lauren Elder (Sideshow),George Psomas (Fiddler on the Roof, South Pacific), Law Terrell Dunford (Waitress), Tally Sessions (War Paint, Falsettos), Kristin Stokes (The Lightning Thief) Rebecca Spigelman, Noah Hinsdale (Fun Home). Tickets are $65 ($100 for VIP admission) and are available at https://homeenoughtome.splashthat.com/.
by Trevor Durham - Feb 12, 2018
'People need theatre in small towns. People need theatre in smaller cities, in different cities. We need it everywhere. It's important as an artist to remember that. It's not just about going for the brass ring - sometimes the brass ring is right there, sitting at home.'
by Jay Irwin - Feb 10, 2018
Yes, it's that big frothy ABBA musical "Mamma Mia" back again to get all the Dancing Queens shakin' it in the aisles. It's come through town several times and what fan hasn't seen the movie? But the national tour closed a year ago so how has this show not met its Waterloo? Well this is not a tour, this is our local big musical theater house, the 5th Avenue Theatre putting up their very own production. So, how does this local production stack up against that national ones? Let's dive in.
by Patrick Honoré - Aug 8, 2018
Innovatively set in the unique Chateau de Karreveld, the greatest attraction of the Bruexellons! Summer Festival is proving to be the very first French version of Sunset Boulevard, flawlessly translated and adapted by Jack Cooper and Simon Paco, and resourcefully supervised by Stephane Laporte, who gave us the French adaptation of The Lion King, Titanic, I Do! I Do!, and Fiddler on the Roof!, among others.
by BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018
Redhouse will kick off its season with Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling, which runs from September 20-30, 2018 at its theater complex at City Center.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018
Gingold Theatrical Group announces that performances will begin this evening for the Shaw's timely classic comedy Heartbreak House, at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues) and continue through September 29th only.  Opening Night for this limited Off-Broadway engagement is set for Sunday September 9th.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018
Lee Roy Reams (Tony nominee for 42nd Street), Jane Summerhays (Tony nominee for Me and My Girl), Diane J. Findlay (Fish in the Dark), Neva Small (Fiddler on the Roof), and Don Johanson (Jelly's Last Jam) have joined the 40th Anniversary concert of BALLROOM, the 1978 Tony nominated musical, at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, September 4th at 7:00pm.
by BWW - Aug 20, 2018
Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/20/2018 for Philadelphia
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018
This year, a living legend of musical theatre turns 90: Lyricist-bookwriter Tom Jones (who also, under a stage name) appeared in the original company of his most famous and wildly successful record-breaking musical, The Fantasticks. His collaborator, composer Harvey Schmidt, just recently passed away. The production's record-breaking run closed, on January 13, 2002, after 17,162 performances. Their shows also include 110 in the Shade, I Do! I Do!, Philemon, Celebration and many more. And celebration is what it's about when Broadway veterans Carole Demas, who originated the role of Sandy in Grease, and Sarah Rice, who originated the role of Johanna in Sweeney Todd, return to celebrate Jones & Schmidt. Demas and Rice have based the show on their 50 years of work and personal relationships with Tom and Harvey. With very special guest Broadway's Hal Robinson who is also a Fantasticks alumni.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018
I DO! I DO!, MAMMA MIA!, OKLAHOMA!, and its Family Theatre Series production of MADAGASCAR - A Musical Adventure. Artistic Director, Michael Hamilton sums up this season as a celebration of "connection, commitment, and community through an examination of friendship and love."  All subscription and single tickets are on sale now.  The 2018 Season is proudly sponsored by Artistic Sponsor, the Berges Family Foundation, and Design Sponsor, Judy & Jerry Kent.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018
After the lauded World Premiere of The Boy Who Danced On Air, Diversionary is proud to produce the World Premiere of another groundbreaking new musical.