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Joseph Papp Public Theater [Newman Theater] (New York, NY)
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From a concept by Michael Bennett

A Chorus Line tells the story of a group of 17 performers vying for the chance to dance in a Broadway show. After all the sweat and tears, only eight will be chosen for this opportunity of a lifetime. Winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, A Chorus Line is a timeless show for anyone who has ever dared to dream.



Tony Yazbeck Will Lead Manhattan Concert Productions' THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, with Laura Osnes, Norm Lewis, Corey Cott & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Manhattan Concert Productions (MCP) has just announced lead casting for their concert performance of Frank Wildhorn and Nan Knighton's musical comedy The Scarlet Pimpernel. One of today's greatest leading men, Tony Yazbeck, will star as Percy Blakeney at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center on February 18, 2019 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rivertown Theaters' Announces 2019-2020 Season of Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

A sold-out house of theater patrons and supporters shared in the excitement when Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts' Artistic Directors, Kelly Fouchi and Gary Rucker revealed the popular and diverse line-up of productions for the 2019-2020 season Sunday evening, January 27 at the theater in Kenner's historic Rivertown.  (more...)

BWW Review: MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT at Hershey Theatre
by Rich Mehrenberg - Jan 30, 2019

Spamalot is a enjoyable 'knight' at theater, full of nonsense and fun. (more...)

Dr. Bradley's Fabulous Functional Narcissism To Benefit The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

Dr. Bradley Jones returns to the Laurie Beechman stage on Feb. 13th, 2019 at 7pm with a benefit performance of the hilarious and moving coming-of-age story, Dr. Bradley's Fabulous Functional Narcissism: The Psychoanalytic Odyssey of a Once Glorified Chorus Boy. 100% of net proceeds will benefit the Actors Fund. (more...)

Full Casts Announced For Sheffield Theatres' HANG And STANDING AT THE SKY'S EDGE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces the full casts for the debbie tucker green's hang; and the world premiere of his production of the new musical Standing at the Sky's Edge with music and lyrics by Richard Hawley and book by Chris Bush. (more...)

THE CHER SHOW Announces New Block Of Tickets Through October 13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

Producers Flody Suarez and Jeffrey Seller announced today that a new block of tickets for the Broadway production of the new musical The Cher Show goes on sale today at 10am ET. Tickets for The Cher Show are available at www.TheCherShowBroadway.com or www.Ticketmaster.com (877-250-2929). Ticket prices range from $59 - $169. Premium tickets range from $199 - $299. Tickets are currently on sale through Sunday, October 13, 2019. (more...)

Javanka: Back In New York Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Sarah Naughton and Jake Weinstein in Javanka: Back In New York on Friday, February 15th, 2019 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Actress/Dancer Bebe Neuwirth Is Celebrity Host Of HEART & SOUL GALA At The Breakers
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

The Actors Fund, a national human services organization that has served all professionals in the performing arts and entertainment industry since 1882, today announced that Tony and Emmy Award winning actress/singer/dancer Bebe Neuwirth will serve as Celebrity Host/Emcee at the 10th anniversary Heart & Soul Gala that will be held on Thursday, March 14, at 7 pm, at The Breakers in Palm Beach. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 1/25: MAGIC MIKE is Coming to Broadway, Tony Rulings, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 25, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Magic Mike is coming to Broadway, the Tony Awards rule on The Prom, The Ferryman, and more! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at Maltz Jupiter Theatre's MAMMA MIA!
by Stage Tube - Jan 25, 2019

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is kicking off the New Year with a rare four-week run of the sunny and funny musical that took Broadway by storm: Mamma Mia! (more...)

Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: THE RINK
by Ben Rimalower - Jan 25, 2019

Ben Rimalower revisits favorite musical theater recordings as he digitizes and declutters his collection. This week's spotlight is on the Original Broadway Cast CD of The Rink starring Chita Rivera and Liza Minnelli, with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and book by Terrence McNally. (more...)

Monty Python's SPAMALOT Comes To Sioux Falls
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019

The Tony Award-winning Best Musical Monty Python's SPAMALOT will take stage at the Washington Pavilion with three performances February 26-28, 2019. SPAMALOT is part of the 2018-19 Pavilion Performance Series which includes an all-Broadway lineup of six musicals. (more...)

THE CHER SHOW Cast Recording Is Coming Soon!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

BroadwayWorld has just learned that The Cher Show will begin recording a cast album this weekend. A release date has not yet been announced. (more...)

The Crazy Coqs Presents Concert Series Announces Upcoming Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

The Crazy Coqs Presents Concert Series Live at Zedel is presented on the last Sunday of every month. Each show features 5, sometimes 6 West End performers singing songs based on the theme of the night. Past themes have included Classic Musicals, LGBT Musicals, Disney, A New Writers' Showcase, 80s Movie Songs and Pasek & Paul. Performers so far have included Tom Hier, Gemma Sutton, Carolyn Maitland, David Shannon, Rebecca Trehearn, Paul Monaghan, Andy Coxon, Lewis Asquith, Belinda Wollaston, Jane Milligan, Chloe Hart, Charlotte Wakefield, Charlotte Jaconelli, Edward Baruwa, Michael Vinsen, Nathaniel Morrison, Nadim Naaman, Oliver Savile, Lauren James Ray, Christina Bennington, Suzie Mathers, Sophie Isaacs, Simon-Anthony Rhoden, Claudia Kariuki, Vicki Lee Taylor, Matthew Croke and Danny Becker. (more...)

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND and More Announced For TUTS 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

Theatre Under The Stars today announced the six shows that will be offered in their 2019/20 season at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts: A Chorus Line, Spring Awakening, Elf - The Musical, Disney's Newsies, the premiere of the new musical Pure Country, and the national tour of the Tony Award® winner for Best Revival of a Musical, Once On This Island. (more...)

California Pops Presents February Broadway In Concert At Flint Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

California Pops Orchestra, the country's only all-request pops orchestra, begins the new year with Broadway Hits in Concert at Cupertino's Flint Center, featuring guests pianist Frederick Hodges, vocalists Carly Honfi and Matthew Hall and the Pops Singers. Part of the Pops' 30th season, Broadway Hits in Concert performs one time only on Sunday, February 10, 2019, at 3 pm. For tickets ($20-$55), standard ticket service fees apply), the public can visit www.ticketmaster.com or go to the Flint Center Box Office (Tues-Fri 10-4pm). (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019. (more...)

International Touring Casts Of A CHORUS LINE Unite In OFF THE LINE: A Concert At The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

The Green Room 42 presents the International Touring Casts of A Chorus Line in Off the Line, a concert series, on Monday, March 1st at 9:30PM. After successful performances at Feinstein's/ 54 BELOW, the international touring cast of A Chorus Line will present an unforgettable evening of music, dance, and laughter at The Green Room 42. Off the Line will feature a behind the scenes look at the character's inner thoughts and life on the road through the best of the musical theatre cannon. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of CHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Chick Flick the Musical invites you to join Karen, Dawn, Sheila, and Meg as they get together to unwind, watch a chick flick, and play their favorite drinking game. As the festivities proceed and the tequila flows, can the power of meet cutes and makeover montages save the day as relationship drama and career crises bubble to the surface? Celebrating the healing power of sisterhood, laughter, and life lessons from the movies we know and love, Chick Flick the Musical is ultimately about life's greatest love story: friendship. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Cast And Production Team For A CHORUS LINE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre, currently running the critically-acclaimed A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder through March 16 is proud to announce the conclusion of its Mainstage 2018 - 2019 season with the Tony and Pulitzer Prize- winning A Chorus Line, April 10 - May 26 at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. (more...)

Tony Award Recipient And Broadway Legend Baayork Lee Directs City Springs Theatre's SOUTH PACIFIC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

City Springs Theatre, Atlanta's newest professional theatre company, presents Broadway'sWilliam Michals and Kristine Reese in Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'South Pacific,'the glorious classic that poetically parallels two love stories threatened by the dangers of prejudice and war. The original 1949 Broadway production, based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel, 'Tales of the South Pacific,' by James A. Michener, garnered 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The acclaimed 2008 Lincoln Center Theater production received seven Tony Awards, the most of any musical revival. Directed by Tony Award recipient and Broadway legend Baayork Lee, 'South Pacific'plays the Byers Theatre at TheSandy Springs Performing Arts Center (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs) March 8 - 17, 2019. Tickets are $30 - $62, with discounts for seniors, students, groups, and active and retired military personnel. Visit www.CitySpringsTheatre.comor call 404-477-4365 for more information. (more...)

Daniel Abrahamson Presents A Night Of His Songs At Feinsteins/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Daniel Abrahamson in First Date; The Songs of Daniel Abrahamson on March 17, 9:30pm. Daniel is an exciting emerging contemporary musical theatre composer who's been creating hit independent musicals in Canada for 15 years, making his New York debut in an intimate evening of his songs, stories, and talented friends. (more...)

Daniel Abrahamson Takes the Stage at Feinsteins/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Daniel Abrahamson in First Date; The Songs of Daniel Abrahamson on March 17, 9:30pm. Daniel is an exciting emerging contemporary musical theatre composer who's been creating hit independent musicals in Canada for 15 years, making his New York debut in an intimate evening of his songs, stories, and talented friends. (more...)

BROADWAY BACKWARDS to Feature Gavin Creel, Rachel Bay Jones, Andrew Rannells, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

Tony Award nominees and winners, iconic Broadway legends and beloved stars of stage and screen will come together to celebrate the LGBTQ community at this year's Broadway Backwards. (more...)

Antonio Banderas inaugurará el Teatro del Soho Caixabank con A CHORUS LINE
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Feb 6, 2019

El proximo otoño el Tetro del Soho Caixabank abrira sus puertas el Madrid bajo el mecenazgo de Antonio Banderas. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For THE ELEPHANT MAN At El Portal Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

Thursday Night Theater Club announce their cast of fourteen for The Elephant Man by playwright Bernard Pomerance.  Robyn Cohen is delighted to be at the helm with such a notable group of actors.   The production opens at El Portal Theatre. Tickets are available at:  www.ElPortalTheatre.com. The show will open March 21 - 23 and April 3 - 14, 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals of Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019. (more...)

CHICAGO Extension Announced At The Fulton Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

The production of Chicago at the Fulton Theatre has added 6 more performances and is now extended through February 24th! (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals of Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019. (more...)

Alex Manche & Marquis De Piro To Headline Event At Salesian Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

Both the pianist surgeon and art-loving Marquis will take to the stage in an entertaining evening of poetry, music and song. (more...)

Cast Announced For SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2019

Australian theatre producer John Frost today announced the leading performers and the rest of the cast of the iconic hit musical Saturday Night Fever, which will premiere in Sydney at the Sydney Lyric Theatre from 27 March 2019. (more...)

BWW Review: WEST SIDE STORY Comes Alive in Immersive Production at Theater West End in Sanford, FL
by Aaron Wallace - Feb 17, 2019

At Theater West End, you've entered the world of WEST SIDE STORY before even taking your seat. Getting there requires walking across the blue-collar, gang-ridden streets of 1950s New York in the Upper West Side. There's graffiti on the floor beneath you and the walls all around. T-shirts hang out to dry on clotheslines over your head. There's a basketball goal on the cage-wire fence the band sits behind. You might even be seated next to a fire hydrant or a traffic cone. It takes a moment to remember that this same space was home to Madison County's bridges just a couple months ago... (more...)

VIDEO: The Early Night Show With Joshua Turchin Releases "Seasons Of Love" Cover
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

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Greater Boston Stage Company Announces the US Premiere of ONEGIN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Greater Boston Stage Company proudly announces the U.S. Premiere of Amiel Gladstone and Veda Hill's, Onegin. Based on Pushkin's masterpiece novel in verse and Tchaikovsky's stunning opera, Onegin tells the love story of the innocent Tatyana and the self-obsessed aristocrat Onegin. This soaring musical adaptation begs you to answer the question, "Look around, look around, look around, Do you see someone worth dying for?" Directed by Producing Artistic Director Weylin Symes, performances run March 14 - 31, 2019. The Press Opening is Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 3:00pm. (more...)

DARLING GRENADINE, Directed by Michael Berresse, and More Set for Roundabout's 2019-20 Off-Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has just announced a line-up of all new work Off-Broadway, including a new Roundabout commission by Roundabout Underground alumnus Jire?h Breon Holder (Too Heavy for Your Pocket) and the first Roundabout Underground musical in more than a decade. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of CHICK FLICK THE MUSICAL
by Walter McBride - Feb 15, 2019

Chick Flick the Musical, a new musical comedy with book, music and lyrics by Suzy Conn (Suffra-Jets; The Mercer Girls), music direction by Matt Castle (Found: A New Musical; Once Upon A Mattress), choreography by Sarah O'Gleby(Mythic - London; Associate Choreographer - Disney's Frozen; Kennedy Center Honors), and directed by David Ruttura (Associate Director - Network, School of Rock) will play The Westside Theatre beginning February 21 with opening night set for March 7.Broadway Venture Capital Fund produces with executive producers Richard Frankeland Joe Watson. The cast of Chick Flick the Musical includes: Sharon Catherine Brown (Dreamgirls; Joseph...), Lindsay Nicole Chambers (Lysistrata Jones; Legally Blonde), Carla Duren(Hairspray; 110 In The Shade), Megan Sikora (Holiday Inn; Clueless), with Jillian Louis(It Shoulda Been You; Soul Doctor) and Madison Stratton (Brigadoon; Baby) as Standbys. (more...)

They're So in Love! Meet the Cast of KISS ME, KATE- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Feb 14, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara, begins preview performances today. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

CSC Adds Performances To The Run Of William Wharton's BIRDY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) has added three performances to its highly anticipated upcoming production of Birdy, adapted by Naomi Wallace from the novel by William Wharton, and directed by Steven Maler. The production now runs February 27 through March 17 at the Carling-Sorenson Theater at Babson College in Wellesley. (more...)

The Philly POPS Announces 2019?2020 TOPS Of The POPS Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

The Philly POPS announced its TOPS of the POPS 2019-20 season today, February 14, 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside The Return Of THE EARLY NIGHT SHOW WITH JOSHUA TURCHIN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

Producer The Green Room 42 played host on Sunday, February 10, 2019, to the third edition of The Early Night Show LIVE! created, written, directed, accompanied, and performed by 12 year old Joshua Turchin. The young performer, writer and composer drew lots of laughs and applause throughout the cabaret featuring music, sketch comedy, improv, and special guests Yuka Takara, Ellis Gage, Bonale Fambrini, Monroe George, Audrey Bennett, Sydney Chan, Eleanor Koski, McKayla Twiggs, Ava Ulloa (on drums), and Shaina Turchin. (more...)

BWW Feature: It's Valentine's Weekend in Pittsburgh! Go See a Show!
by Greg Kerestan - Feb 12, 2019

With the weekend of romance upon us, here are some shows you might want to attend- plus the restaurant option that best suits each event. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE WIZARD OF OZ At SPAHouston
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

This magical production is a celebration of the 1939 MGM movie, and will be presented with breathtaking special effects that will sweep audiences away from the moment the tornado twists its way into Kansas. The national tour will play for two days only February 23- 24, 2019 at SPAHouston/Jones Hall. (more...)

KINGS AND QUEENS OF SOUL Comes to The Triad Theatre This April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

Back by popular demand, KINGS AND QUEENS OF SOUL: A TRIBUTE CONCERT TO THE PIONEERS OF SOUL MUSIC will be performed exclusively April 7th at 3:00pm. Powerhouse vocalists will include Jacqueline B. Arnold (Moulin Rouge, An Evening With Phyllis Hyman), Anthony Wayne (Tootsie, Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical, City Center's A Chorus Line), Durrell Wells, Recording Artist Annette Taylor, model and singer Ryan Love (A Soulful Christmas), Burgandy Williams (X Factor UK, 2018), Lady Pepper (A Soulful Christmas), Milah Jae, Vincent Hale (A Soulful Christmas), Kareema Khouri (Queens of Soul) and many more surprise guests as well. (more...)

BWW Interview: 6 Questions with FALSETTOS' Nick Adams
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Feb 11, 2019

Experienced actor Nick Adams takes on the role of Whizzer in FALSETTOS, a national tour of the 2016 Lincoln Center revival of this Tony-awarded show that originally debuted in 1992. Here, he shares a little about his role and career before coming to The Ordway in Saint Paul. (more...)

BWW Review: NEIL BERG'S 110 YEARS OF BROADWAY at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
by Carolan Trbovich - Feb 1, 2019

Neil Berg's 110 Years of Broadway is Magical (more...)

THE ILLUSIONISTS Live From Broadway To Play The State Theatre For Two Nights
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

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 will play the State Theatre on February 28th and March 1st as part of its North American tour in 2019. (more...)

The Green Room 42 Presents The Return Of Joshua Turchin's Cabaret Series 'The Early Night Show'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

Joshua Turchin will return to The Green Room 42 with his cabaret series, 'The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchin,' on February 10, 2019 at 2pm. Turchin has previously performed two successful shows, 'The Early Night Show at The Green Room' and the 'West End Lounge,' and regularly music directs and accompanies at The Green Room 42's (YOUNG) cabaret series. Special guests from Broadway, television and film will join Turchin on stage. Tickets for 'THE EARLY NIGHT SHOW' can be purchased https://ci.ovationtix.com/34878/production/1000029?performanceId=10360554 (more...)

A CHORUS LINE Completes First-Ever China Performances
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

Following a US tour and run in Japan, Big League Productions proudly presented the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning singular sensation, A Chorus Line in Shanghai, China.  The 2019 engagement, which premiered at the top venue in China for musicals, Shanghai Culture Square, featured Michael Bennett's original Broadway direction and choreography, as recreated by original cast member Baayork Lee. The engagement ran from January 17 to 27, 2019. (more...)

Kayla Rivera, Nick Varricchio to Star in BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group is thrilled to announce that Kayla Rivera will play the role of music icon Carole King in "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical." (more...)

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