A Family Affair

Opened: January 27, 1962

A Family Affair - 1962 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Billy Rose Theatre
208 W. 41st St. New York, NY 10036

During the planning of a wedding, the parents of the groom and the guardian of the bride feud.

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Coppell Arts Center Presents THE GAZILLION BUBBLE SHOW by Stephi Wild - Sep 9, 2022

Coppell Arts Center will bring the family-friendly bubble wizardy of The Gazillion Bubble Show to Coppell for four performances on Saturday, October 1 (1 PM & 7 PM) and Sunday, October 2 (1 PM & 6 PM).

Coppell Arts Center To Present THE GAZILLION BUBBLE SHOW, October 1 & 2  by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2022

Coppell Arts Center will bring the family-friendly bubble wizardy of The Gazillion Bubble Show to Coppell for four performances on Saturday, October 1 (1 PM & 7 PM) and Sunday, October 2 (1 PM & 6 PM).

Rita Gardner, Original Luisa in THE FANTASTICKS, Passes Away at 87 by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 25, 2022

Rita Gardner, who starred as Luisa in the original Off-Broadway production of The Fantasticks, has passed away at the age of 87 from leukemia, according to friend and collegue Alex Rybeck.

COBRA KAI Tops Netflix Top 10 the Week of September 5 by Michael Major - Sep 13, 2022

HRH Queen Elizabeth II was in the hearts and minds of viewers. Fans revisited Season 1 of The Crown, which was in the seventh spot with 17.57M hours viewed. The crew from Stranger Things 4 had 16.56M hours viewed. Limited series Echoes had fans doing a double-take with 14.26M hours viewed.

Photos: THE LINEUP WITH SUSIE MOSHER at Birdland Theater by Two Different Photographers by Stephen Mosher - Oct 30, 2022

With the Cabaret Convention mere days away, the vibe at The Lineup With Susie Mosher was all electricity and elation.

Alexis Cole, Peter Cincotti, and More to Play Birdland Jazz in November by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 29, 2022

From November 1 through 13, Birdland Jazz Club will present a variety of programming including Django Reinhardt NY Festival, Nicole Zuraitis, Alexis Cole, Peter Cincotti and The Purchase Latin Jazz Orchestra Directed by David DeJesus. 

Regina Belle to Release New Album 'My Colorful Christmas' by Michael Major - Oct 21, 2022

This marks the first holiday album on her label for the beloved vocalist, whose venerated career spans R&B, Pop, Gospel, Jazz, including the chart-topping 'Make It Like It Was,' 'Baby Come To Me,' and the classic OSCAR and GRAMMY-winning theme song duet 'A Whole New World' (with Peabo Bryson), from Disney's Aladdin.

Birdland Jazz Club And Birdland Theater Announce Thrilling November 2022 Lineup by A.A. Cristi - Oct 21, 2022

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this November with a full slate of nightly performances! 

Cast Announced For Joanna Pickering's BAD VICTIMS At The Courtyard Theatre by A.A. Cristi - Oct 17, 2022

Casting has been announced for Bad Victims, a new play from award-nominated playwright Joanna Pickering at The Courtyard Theatre, directed by Erica Gould. 

Michael W. Smith Announces New Christmas EP 'Christmas At Home' by Michael Major - Oct 13, 2022

Among the tracks, there are two instrumental pieces, “The Star” (featuring a haunting vocal line from daughter Whitney Mooring and lush orchestration) and “Christmas at Wildwood' which features Smith’s signature gift and sound for writing melodies on the piano.  Throughout the entire EP, the music and orchestration play like an epic movie soundtrack.  

Village Theatre Renames its First Stage Theatre 'Hunt Family Theatre' by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2022

Village Theatre has announced that it has renamed its Issaquah-based, First Stage Theatre, the original theatre, in honor of its long-time executive producer Robb Hunt, who retired this past June 2022 after 43 years of leadership.

VIDEO: Netflix Unveils Tim Burton's WEDNESDAY Series Trailer by Michael Major - Oct 10, 2022

It's a family affair for WEDNESDAY with the new trailer for Netflix's upcoming series revealing comedy veteran Fred Armisen will portray beloved Uncle Fester. From the imagination of Tim Burton, WEDNESDAY is a sleuthing, supernaturally infused mystery charting Wednesday Addams' years as a student at Nevermore Academy. Watch the video trailer now!

Interview: Tommy Betz of HAIRSPRAY at Ohio Theater by Paul Batterson - Nov 4, 2022

It will be a homecoming of sorts for Tommy Betz when the buses for the 20th anniversary tour of HAIRSPRAY pull into Columbus.

Feature: Enjoy a holiday twist in CHRISTMAS IN HELL performed At Notoriety Las Vegas by Debbie Hall - Nov 27, 2022

The holidays have arrived, with images of decorating a tree, shopping, parties, dinners with family, and all of the joy the season brings. Then there is Bah Humbug, but Christmas in Hell takes it one step further as an irreverent musical comedy performing in the Notoriety Renkus Heinz Theater at Notoriety Las Vegas through Jan. 15, 2023.

Nervo Raise Child Labour Awareness With 'Is Someone Looking For Me (Feat. Ace Paloma)' by Michael Major - Nov 22, 2022

Globally renowned duo NERVO use their boundless platform to address the systematic problem of child slave labour, teaming up with children’s charity Hopeland to campaign against the issue with bold and authentic single Is Someone Looking For Me (feat. Ace Paloma) via Spinnin’ Records. It was initially premiered earlier this year at Tomorrowland.

Interview: Professional Opera Singer Frank Pitts is Guest Music Director of BIG FISH at Arkansas State University Beebe by Theresa Bertram - Nov 2, 2022

In theatre, as well as in life, we all need a little help from our friends. This holds true for Director Ryan Gibbins at Arkansas State University-Beebe Theatre Department, who will be presenting BIG FISH this Thursday through Saturday, November 3 through 5, in the Owen Center Theatre, beginning at 7pm. Thankfully, Mr. Gibbons has extremely talented friends, and his students are blessed to be guided under professional opera singer Frank Pitts, who has graciously stepped into the Music Director position for the show.

Review: THE LINEUP WITH SUSIE MOSHER at Birdland Theater Retains Its Sparkle After Four Years by Stephen Mosher - Nov 17, 2022

Amy Irving stopped by THE LINEUP, making the last episode of the year even more magical than it already was.

The Peking Acrobats Return to Tacoma With The Shanghai Circus, January 22 by A.A. Cristi - Nov 15, 2022

Tacoma Arts Live will present The Peking Acrobats featuring The Shanghai Circus on January 22, 2023 at Tacoma's Pantages Theater.

Apple Music Launches New 'Hip-Hop DNA' Audio Series Celebrating 50 Years of Hip-Hop by Michael Major - May 8, 2023

Launching now (May 8), Apple Music kicks off “Origins,” with 9 episodes released throughout the month of May dedicated to unearthing the storylines that define hip-hop’s most prominent regions (East Coast, West Coast, Midwest, and South).

Joel Grey & John Kander to Each Receive a 2023 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2023

Joel Grey and John Kander will each receive the 2023 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.

SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY, NEXT TO NORMAL & More Announced for Coppell Arts Center 2022-2023 Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022

The Coppell Arts Center has announced its 2022-2023 presentation season, featuring nine thrilling productions. Following an incredible opening year, the Center’s second series will be one for the ages.

San Francisco Playhouse Announces Cast For FOLLIES Opening June 30 by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2022

San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Follies by James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim. The musical will run on the San Francisco Playhouse Mainstage from June 30 through September 10, 2022. Bill English will direct, with music direction by Dave Dobrusky and choreography by Nicole Helfer. This marks the first fully staged professional production of Follies in San Francisco.

Scoop: Coming Up on the Season Premiere of BEAT SHAZAM on FOX - Tuesday, May 23, 2023 by TV Scoop - May 18, 2023

Get all the scoop on BEAT SHAZAM, airing on FOX on Tuesday, May 23, 2023! Guest-hosted by Nick Cannon, BEAT SHAZAM is the unique and interactive game show that pits teams of two against the clock and each other as they try to identify the biggest hit songs of all time. Watch a video clip now!

Natascia Diaz, Ryan Drummond & More to Star in FOLLIES at San Francisco Playhouse by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Follies by James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim. The musical will run on the San Francisco Playhouse Mainstage from June 30 through September 10, 2022.

Cast Announced For FAVOUR, a Bush Theatre and Clean Break Co-Production by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022

The Bush Theatre continues its 50th Anniversary season with Ambreen Razia's Favour a world premiere co-produced with Clean Break. Co-directed by Clean Break's Joint Artistic director Róisín McBrinn and Sophie Dillon Moniram, the cast is today announced as Avita Jay, Renu Brindle, Rina Fatania, and Ashna Rabheru.

Page 73 to Present NEW PLAY BAKE OFF at 25th Anniversary Gala by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 15, 2023

Page 73 is bringing together artists within the Page 73 family to participate in its rollicking New Play Bake Off at tonight’s 25th Anniversary Gala.

Rachel Platten Returns With New Song 'Girls' by Michael Major - May 12, 2023

As Mother’s Day approaches, Rachel Platten unveils her first new single in nearly three years. She produced “Girls” alongside Jason Evigan (Selena Gomez, Zendaya, Rüfüs Du Sol) and Gian Stone (John Legend, Ariana Grande, Jonas Brothers). Shot in one take, the video features Rachel on piano in her home studio.

Brazilian Jazz Fusion Artist Flora Purim Drops 'If You Will' by Marissa Tomeo - May 1, 2022

One of the all-time greats of Brazilian jazz fusion, Flora Purim, returns with her first studio album in over 15 years, ‘If You Will’, released on Strut on 29th April. Conceived as a celebration of her music and collaborations, the album explores new compositions alongside fresh versions of Flora’s favourite personal songs and positive lyrics from across her varied career.

Interview: Rosie Narasaki Is UNRIVALED In Continuing Her Family Tradition by Gil Kaan - Mar 7, 2023

Boston Court world premieres Rosie Narasaki’s Unrivaled beginning March 16, 2023. Boston Court Associate Artistic Director Margaret Shigeko Starbuck directs this co-production with Playwrights’ Arena featuring: David Huynh, Katie Kitani, Cindy Nguyen and Chelsea Yakura-Kurtz. Rosie was most gracious in answering a few of my queries.

THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE Comes to Theatre in the Park This Week by Stephi Wild - Mar 6, 2023

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is opening Theatre in the Park’s (TIP) 2023 season INDOOR on Friday, March 10.

Have Any Broadway Plays Ever Closed Before They Opened? Part 2 by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Mar 26, 2023

This month, the reader question was: Have any Broadway plays ever closed before they opened? Check out the second part of this historical deep dive!

THE STAR-SPANGLED GIRL Comes to Judson Theatre Company Next Month by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2023

Neil Simon's The Star-Spangled Girl is a hilarious romantic comedy that has been making audiences laugh for decades. Originally premiering on Broadway in 1966, the play has remained a popular choice for theatres around the world.

JOY RIDE Cast to Receive CinemaCon Comedy Ensemble of the Year Award by Michael Major - Mar 20, 2023

From the producers of Neighbors and the co-screenwriter of Crazy Rich Asians, Joy Ride stars Ashley Park, Sherry Cola, Oscar® nominee Stephanie Hsu, and Sabrina Wu as four friends who embark on a once-in-a-lifetime wild and debaucherous international adventure.

THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE to Open Theatre In The Park 2023 Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2023

Theatre in the Park will open 2023 Season with INDOOR musical, 'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,' March 10-26.

Winners Announced For 62nd Annual Garden Grove Strawberry Festival Contests by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022

​​​​​​​The long awaited 62nd Annual Garden Grove Strawberry Festival, “Celebrating Essential Workers,” made its triumphal return May 27 – 30, 2022, after a two-year hiatus due to the worldwide health pandemic. 

Theatre in the Park Presents SCHOOL OF ROCK, July 1- July 9 by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2022

Dewey Finn gets kicked out of his band as well as fired from his record store job, so what does he do? Becomes a substitute teacher in an uptight private school and creates a rock band with his students! That’s the story in the hit movie “School of Rock” starring Jack Black - and now the musical version will shake the stage at Theatre in the Park opening Friday, July 1.

Levitt Pavilion And Southern Soul Spinners Present Joe Bataan, Westside Crew, & Ruben Molina by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2022

Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles in MacArthur Park, and Southern Soul Spinners present Joe Bataan, Westside Crew, & Ruben Molina on July 9, 2022.

Musical SCHOOL OF ROCK Opens At Theatre in the Park, July 1 by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2022

Theatre in the Park presents musical “School of Rock” July 1-July 9. Movies are back at the park, too!

Australian Artist Hayden Calnin Shares 'Let's Dance' by Michael Major - Jul 8, 2022

The record showcases Calnin’s growth as an artist. Written, recorded, and produced almost entirely by Hayden, the record is meant to be a movie score for human existence, pushing the listener to explore their place in the world and who they want to be in it. It follows recent EPs and his 2016 debut double album, Cut Love Pt. 1 & 2.

Scoop: Coming Up on BEAT SHAZAM on FOX - Monday, July 18, 2022 by TV Scoop - Jul 14, 2022

Get all the scoop on BEAT SHAZAM, airing on FOX on Monday, July 18, 2022! Hosted by Jamie Foxx, BEAT SHAZAM is the unique and interactive game show that pits teams of two against the clock and each other, as they try to identify the biggest hit songs of all time. Watch highlights from the series now!

Full Cast Announced For the UK Première of MARJORIE PRIME by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2023

As public booking opens, the Menier Chocolate Factory has announced the full casting for the UK première of Jordan Harrison's Marjorie Prime.

Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. Presents Stephen King's MISERY by A.A. Cristi - Feb 8, 2023

Experience the heart-pounding tension of Misery as Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. (DDTCo.) envelops you in the narrative through an intimate staging of the tangled relationship between a trapped author and his psychotic fan.

Joanna Pickering's BAD VICTIMS to Return to the London Stage in March by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 21, 2023

Bad Victims, written and performed, by award-wining Joanna Pickering, and directed by Erica Gould returns to stage, with its original cast, at The Courtyard Theatre, London by popular demand, adding two special dates on March 14th and 15th.

JP Saxe & Camilo Drop New Single 'Moderación' by Michael Major - Feb 2, 2023

Multi-platinum GRAMMY® nominated singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist JP Saxe releases his latest collaboration, “Moderación (con Camilo)” via Arista Records. The new track features five-time Latin GRAMMY® winner and three-time GRAMMY® nominated Colombian singer-songwriter, musician, and producer, Camilo.

Spruce Peak Arts Announces Upcoming Fall and Winter Events by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022

From illusions, to Motown gospel, blue grass and comedy, we are thrilled to be offering something for everyone this fall and winter with a variety of family friendly programming. Member presale begins Tuesday, August 9th at 10AM, all shows on sale to public Friday, August 12th at 10 AM.

Full Cast Announced For World Premiere of New Mischief Comedy GOOD LUCK, STUDIO by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2022

Mercury Theatre and Wiltshire Creative have announced the full cast for the world première production of Mischief's Good Luck, Studio. Henry Lewis directs Adam Byron (Anthony), Bryony Corrigan (Saoirse), Eboni Dixon (Pam), Jemma Geanaus (Elizabeth), Harry Kershaw (Sean), Chris Leask (Toby), Greg Tannahill (Kevin), Gareth Tempest (David Cooper-Brown), Sophia Lorenti (Michaela) and Tom Walker (Andy).

Photos: The Hollywood Museum Presents An Acting Animals Tribute Exhibit by A.A. Cristi - Apr 7, 2023

On the evening of April 6th, in advance of “NATIONAL PET DAY,” (April 11th), Founder/President of the Hollywood Museum, Donelle Dadigan, hosted a tribute exhibit to Acting Animals. See photos from the event.

SISTER ACT & More Lead Boston's May 2023 Theater Top Picks by BWW Staff - Apr 25, 2023

Boston is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. May 2023's top picks include Sister Act, The Prom and more!

Cast Confirmed For the London Return of Joanna Pickering's BAD VICTIMS by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2023

Bad Victims, written and performed, by award-wining Joanna Pickering, and directed by Erica Gould (world premiers of Neil LaBute and Theresa Rebeck) confirms its cast and returns to stage at The Courtyard Theatre, London with three more special dates on April 26th, 27th and 28th.

Bravo to Premiere DANCING QUEENS Series in May by Michael Major - Apr 11, 2023

The series follows Colette Marotto, Donie Burch, Gaëlle Benchetrit, Leonie Biggs, Pooja Mehta and Sabrina Strasser as they invest their time and money into their all-consuming passion to vie for the top spots, respect and recognition in the world of Pro-Am dance competitions. Watch a video trailer now!


A Family Affair
Anything for You
My Son, the Lawyer
Every Girl Wants to Get Married
Right Girls
Kalua Bay
There's a Room in My House
Siegal Marching Song
Nathan Marching Song
Now, Morris
Wonderful Party
Summer Is Over
I'm Worse Than Anybody
What I Say Goes
The Wedding
Overture (A Family Affair)
Anything for You
My Son, The Lawyer
Every Girl Wants to Get Married
Right Girls
There's A Room In My House
Siegal's Marching Song (Football)
Now Morris
Bachelor Party
Summer Is Over
I'm Worse Than Anybody
What I Says Goes
A Family Affair has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1962 and Broadway which opened in 1962.



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