All American

Opened: March 19, 1962

All American - 1962 - Broadway History , Info & More

Erlanger Theatre
N 21st St. & Market St. Philadelphia, PA

Based on the novel Professor Fodorski by Robert Lewis Taylor

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Video: Watch Matt Bomer & Jelani Alladin in the FELLOW TRAVELERS Trailer With Jonathan Bailey, Noah J. Ricketts & More
by Michael Major - Oct 3, 2023

FELLOW TRAVELERS is the epic love story and political thriller led by Matt Bomer (The Normal Heart, The Boys in the Band) and Jonathan Bailey (Company, Wicked movie). The series also stars Jelani Alladin (Frozen on Broadway), Allison Williams (Girls, Peter Pan Live) and Noah J. Ricketts (Frozen on tour, The Great Gatsby). Watch the video trailer!

Norbert Leo Butz, Linda Eder, and More to Play 54 Below Next Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 30, 2023

Check out the lineup of incredible performances at 54 Below this month!

THE GAME BOY Comes to 54 Below in October
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2023

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, will present the new musical THE GAME BOY with music and lyrics by Danny J Rooney and a book Danny J Rooney and Sharone Sayegh. Learn more about the concert production here!

Video: ALLBLK Releases Trailer for New Thriller DEADLY DESIRE
by Michael Major - Sep 27, 2023

ALLBLK released the trailer for Deadly Desire, Cast includes Erica Peeples (All American), D’Kia Anderson (Grey’s Anatomy), Anton  Peeples (Insecure), Leila Weisberg (Lunar Lockdown), Aungelique Scott (Savage Rhythm), Desiree Mithcell (The Family Business), Jhone Y. Lucas (The Gen Zone) and Kailani Wiggens. Watch the video!

Review: BAKED! THE MUSICAL at Theo Ubique
by Misha Davenport - Sep 27, 2023

What did our critic think of Review: BAKED! THE MUSICAL at Theo Ubique?

Pacific Opera Project to Present Los Angeles Premiere of SCALIA/GINSBURG in Double Bill with TRIAL BY JURY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 26, 2023

Don't miss the LA premiere performances of Scalia/Ginsburg and Trial by Jury, presented as a double bill by Pacific Opera Project.

AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Sets Spectacular Two-Night Finale
by Michael Major - Sep 26, 2023

The finale includes guest performances from world–renowned chef and television personality Cat Cora, legendary award-winning songwriter Diane Warren, pop and R&B icon Jason Derulo, acclaimed award-winning musician Jon Batiste, “America’s Got Talent” season 17 winner the Mayyas and award-winning multi-platinum-selling band Thirty Seconds to Mars.

Chris Stapleton Confirms 2024 U.K. & Ireland Arena Tour
by Michael Major - Sep 25, 2023

Chris Stapleton will take his “All-American Road Show” across the pond next fall for a series of headline arena shows in the U.K. and Ireland, including stops at Manchester’s AO Arena, Glasgow’s OVO Hydro, Dublin’s 3Arena, Birmingham’s Utilita Arena and London’s The O2. The shows will feature special guest Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives.

Devon Allman & Donavon Frankenreiter Officially Break World Record By Performing In All 50 States in 49 Days
by Michael Major - Sep 25, 2023

The rock ‘n’ roll recording artists and longtime friends along with their talented band mates – Matt Grundy (bass), John Lum (drums), David Gomez (percussion, sax), Jackson Stokes (guitar) – just completed the challenge with their final, celebratory performance in California at BeachLife Ranch, the second annual coastal country SoCal festival.

Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON at Broadway San Diego
by ErinMarie Reiter - Sep 22, 2023

The cast of THE BOOK OF MORMON is here to say “Hello” at Broadway San Diego through September 24th.  As outrageous as ever, but with some timely but minimal updates this show about some mismatched missionaries is still an energetic, and entertaining road trip show about faith and friendship.

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of NAME THAT TUNE on FOX - Tuesday, September 26, 2023
by TV Scoop - Sep 20, 2023

Get all the scoop on NAME THAT TUNE, airing on FOX on Tuesday, September 26, 2023! Tonight’s star-studded show features all American sporting greats. Tony Award winner Jane Krakowski hosts, and Grammy Award-winning producer Randy Jackson serves as band leader. Watch a video clip from the episode now!

Cherry Street Music's 'Classical With a Twist' Series Comes to The Allen Center
by Stephi Wild - Sep 18, 2023

The Allen Center in Newton, MA will present Cherry Street Music’s “Classical with a Twist”, a six-concert series during the 2023-24 season, curated by celebrated cellist and The Allen Center Artist in Residence, Allison Yoshie Eldredge. Learn more about the series and how to get tickets here!

Listen: Susan Sarandon & Seth Rudetsky Join Season 2 of Chris Sarandon's COOKING BY HEART Podcast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2023

Academy Award-nominated actor Chris Sarandon launches Season 2 of his 'Cooking By Heart' podcast with Susan Sarandon and Seth Rudetsky. Listen here!

Taye Diggs Portrays Lance Herndon in New BET+ Film LOVE AND MURDER: ATLANTA PLAYBOY
by Michael Major - Sep 15, 2023

LOVE & MURDER: ATLANTA PLAYBOY is based on the book 'Redbone: Money, Malice and Murder in Atlanta,' by Ron Stodghill. Taye Diggs stars alongside Keesha Sharp, Ciera Payton, Apryl Jones, Ernestine Johnson, Nicole Lyn, Robert Brown, Tye White, Anton Peeples, Yung Joc, Karlie Redd, and Yandy Smith.

Almost Famous Friends Release 'If You Need Me' Pop-Punk Anthem
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 14, 2023

In their first major release since 2016's I'm Not Who I Want To Be, Austin's Almost Famous Friends have released a game-changing new music video for 'If You Need Me.'

Gracie Abrams Band Member Little Monarch Shares New Single 'Same Old'
by Michael Major - Sep 14, 2023

'Same Old' follows Little Monarch's track 'Tears' and an extensive tour playing in Gracie Abrams band. The tour included multiple opening act performances for Taylor Swift on the Eras stadium tour. 'Tears' combines pieces of soul, jazz, and indie pop to create a sunshine filled sonic reminder to let go of control and find your place in the flow.

DANCING WITH THE STARS to Feature Jason Mraz, Barry Williams & More
by Michael Major - Sep 13, 2023

The “Dancing with the Stars” season 32 celebrity cast and their professional dancing partners were announced live on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” From “Vanderpump Rules,” Ariana Madix to “The Brady Bunch” actor Barry Williams, get all the details on the cast for season 32 now!

Susan T. Danis Departs Florida Grand Opera
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2023

The board of directors of Florida Grand Opera announced the resignation of its CEO, Susan T. Danis. Learn more about Danis here.

Chris Stapleton Releases New Song 'Think I'm In Love With You'
by Michael Major - Sep 8, 2023

Chris Stapleton’s new song, “Think I’m In Love With You,” is out now. The music adds to yet another landmark year for the 15x CMA Award-winner, who is nominated for three more awards at this year’s 57th Annual CMA Awards: Entertainer of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year and Musical Event of the Year (“We Don’t Fight Anymore” with Carly Pearce).

THEOED ORLANDO Comes to St. Luke's UMC This Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2023

An ecumenical speaker series where leaders in the church and the academy share “the talk of their lives” in 20 minutes or less, TheoEd aims to spark conversations that change the way people think about God, religion, and the power of faith to change lives. Learn more about the upcoming series here!

PHILADELPHIA BOUND? Fall Presents Over 120 Festivals, Block Parties, Shows, Charity Events and More
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 3, 2023

Are you bound for the Philadelphia area this fall.  There’s so much to see and do that our readers will like to know about. 

SPAMALOT & More Lead Orlando's September 2023 Theater Top Picks
by BWW Staff - Aug 31, 2023

Orlando 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. Our top picks for Orlando in September 2023 include The Comedy of Errors, The Prom, Reefer Madness, and more!

by Jared Fessler - Aug 28, 2023

What did our critic think of WET HOT ALL AMERICAN SUMMER TOUR - ALL AMERICAN REJECTS at Armory?

Colt Coeur Reveals New Executive Producer and Fall Benefit Honorees
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2023

On the cusp of an exciting double world-premiere season, Colt Coeur is thrilled to announce their new Executive Producer, Heather Cohn. Heather brings rich experience in the NYC theatre landscape - having served at institutions ranging from Flux Ensemble to En Garde Arts, New York Theatre Workshop, Disney Theatrical and TCG.

ACANSA Arts Festival Of The South Presents COCKTAIL HOUR: THE SHOW
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 22, 2023

​​​​​​​ACANSA Arts Festival of the South welcomes New York City-based Ballets with a Twist and its signature production, Cocktail Hour: The Show. This electrifying floorshow-to-stage-experience reinvents the excitement of classic entertainment through an original mix of choreography, music, and costume design.

Feature: Meet Charles Kirsch: Broadway's BFF With A Mission... And With Shows - Part One
by Rob Lester - Aug 21, 2023

Presenter of variety shows with Broadway stars and podcast 'Backstage Babble' interviewER becomes our interviewEE as we learn about his early start, the current agenda of activities, and look forward to a future celebrating theatre's past (his favorite pastime---and job).

Amber Riley & Taye Diggs to Voice Ursula & King Triton in Disney's ARIEL Animated Series Inspired By THE LITTLE MERMAID
by Michael Major - Aug 18, 2023

Broadway, film and television stars Taye Diggs (“Rent”) and Amber Riley (“Glee”) will voice King Triton and Ursula in “Disney Junior’s Ariel,” an animated musical series for preschoolers inspired by the beloved story of “The Little Mermaid.” Mykal-Michelle Harris (“Raven’s Home”) has been cast in the lead role of Ariel.

Review: BONNIE & CLYDE at The Garden Theatre
by Brett Cullum - Aug 13, 2023

Just a reminder, the MATCH complex in Houston has some of the best air conditioning around. And this show is pretty hot and sultry, so it’s a perfect pairing.

THE BOOK OF MORMON on Broadway - A Complete Guide
by Sidney Paterra - Aug 9, 2023

Looking for all the latest info on one of Broadway's hottest shows? BroadwayWorld has the full scoop on everything that you need to know about The Book of Mormon on Broadway. Check out all the details here!

Director Tamika Miller's HONOR STUDENT to Screen at Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2023

Get ready for a thrilling experience! Join director Tamika Miller at the Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival (MVAAFF) to watch the award-winning film 'Honor Student.' This gripping thriller tackles important social issues and promises to leave a lasting impact.

Olivia Rodrigo Unveils 'GUTS' Album Tracklist Including 'Teenage Dream' & More
by Michael Major - Aug 1, 2023

Olivia Rodrigo has unveiled the tracklist for her upcoming sophomore album, 'GUTS.' The album features a track titled “Teenage Dream,” the name of Katy Perry's hit sophomore album. While Rodrigo has previously sampled music by Taylor Swift and Paramore, it has yet to be announced if the song will sample Perry.

Lehman's Announces 2023 Summer Thru Fall Events
by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 30, 2023

For family fun close to home, plan a visit to Lehman's, on the square in the tiny village of Kidron (about an hour south of Cleveland). Voted the Best Destination in Ohio's Amish Country five years in a row, this iconic old-time general store was founded in 1955 by Jay Lehman to serve the local Amish with practical tools and appliances.

THE MISS AMERICAN DREAM SHOW Comes to San Francisco Fringe
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2023

The Miss American Dream Show  comes to the San Francisco Fringe Festival, Written and Performed by Sierra Camille, Directed by Dan Griffiths, with Original Music by Andrew Poindexter.

Interview: Margaret Cho of MARGARET CHO LIVE AND LIVID! at The Fitzgerald Theater
by Jared Fessler - Jul 27, 2023

Beginning with her early days on the scene in SoCal, comedian Margaret Co has always been the Agent Provocateur of stand up. Never one to shy away from a difficult, or even 'taboo' topic, there is no subject off limits. Her socially aware brand of comedy has made her both a thought leader as well as a teacher to those with open minds and open hearts.

BroadwaySF Announces The Launch Of UNSCRIPTED
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 24, 2023

BroadwaySF, part of the Ambassador Theatre Group, has announced the launch of UNSCRIPTED, an all-new, original series where culture-shaping luminaries and innovators bring their singular perspectives to San Francisco for an unforgettable evening of engaging conversation and captivating storytelling, live on stage.

East Lynne Theater Co. to Present DRIVING MISS DAISY Beginning Next Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 23, 2023

Cape May’s famed East Lynne Theater Company’s will present Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Driving Miss Daisy” from Aug. 2 to Sept. 2.

Chris Stapleton to Release New Album 'HIGHER' in November
by Michael Major - Jul 21, 2023

Produced by Dave Cobb, Morgane Stapleton, and Stapleton, Higher was recorded at Nashville’s RCA Studio A. Across its 14 songs, Stapleton showcases his supernatural voice and musical versatility. In advance of the release, the album’s first single, “White Horse,” written by Stapleton and Dan Wilson, is out now. Plus, check out tour dates!

Experience a Modern Twist on Rossini's BARBER OF SEVILLE at Pacific Opera Project
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2023

Experience the magic of Pacific Opera Project's modern-day spin on Rossini's beloved comedic classic, The Barber of Seville. Join us for a one-night-only performance at The Ford on August 25. Don't miss this accessible and entertaining twist on a timeless masterpiece. Secure your tickets now!

Ballets With A Twist Announces Fall 2023 Touring Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 18, 2023

New York City-based Ballets with a Twist has announced its fall touring season to Arkansas, Georgia, and Pennsylvania.

Ballets with a Twist Reveals its Fall 2023 Touring Season
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2023

New York City-based Ballets with a Twist has announced its fall touring season to Arkansas, Georgia, and Pennsylvania.

World Premiere of EXIT WOUNDS by Wendy Graf to be Presented at International City Theatre in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 11, 2023

How do you find redemption when someone you love has committed a terrible crime? International City Theatre will present a powerful and moving new play by Wendy Graf. I

Little Monarch Releases New Single 'Tears'
by Michael Major - Jul 10, 2023

Little Monarch shares her whimsical new single “Tears” and an accompanying music video. Along with releasing new music Little Monarch is currently supporting Gracie Abrams as part of the band on her The Good Riddance Tour, which includes multiple opening act performances for Taylor Swift on the Eras stadium tour.

CHOPPED: ALL-AMERICAN SHOWDOWN Returns to Food Network on July 11
by Michael Major - Jul 5, 2023

Hosted by Ted Allen, each episode of the tournament features four chefs from one of the four regions of the country. The chefs are challenged to utilize the basket of mystery ingredients and create dishes to a panel of judges- Eric Adjepong, Scott Conant, Cassidee Dabney, Amanda Freitag, Gregory Gourdet, Alex Guarnaschelli and Geoffrey Zakarian.

Chris Stapleton Drops 'The Star-Spangled Banner (Live from Super Bowl LVII)' on Streaming Platforms
by Michael Major - Jun 30, 2023

Chris Stapleton’s rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner (Live from Super Bowl LVII).” Kentucky-born artist Chris Stapleton is an 8x Grammy, 15x CMA and 15x ACM Award-winner and one of the country’s most respected and beloved musicians. In the past year, he’s been named Entertainer of the Year at the 58th ACM Awards.

July 4th Viewing Guide: A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, Adrienne Warren's Tina Turner Tribute & More
by Michael Major - Jun 30, 2023

In honor of this year's celebration, BroadwayWorld brings you a guide to this year's Fourth of July television specials, featuring performances by Ruthie Ann Miles, Adrienne Warren, the Broadway cast of A Beautiful Noise, and more.

Alanis Morissette, Shania Twain & More Join All-Star Lineup of CNN's 'The Fourth in America' Special
by Michael Major - Jun 29, 2023

CNN’s “The Fourth in America” special will feature musical performances from Alanis Morissette, The All-American Rejects, Darius Rucker, Demi Lovato, Duran Duran, Flo Rida, Leon Bridges, Post Malone, Sheryl Crow, Smash Mouth, Zac Brown Band, The Plain White T’s, and newly announced performers Shania Twain, Brad Paisley, Ludacris and Coi Leray.

Tournament of Roses Association and Pacific Opera Project Present Free Family Sunset Concert in July
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2023

The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association will present Pacific Opera Project in concert on Saturday, July 29, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. on the lawn of the Tournament House.

Cast Revealed For Week One of the Blank Theatre's 31st Annual Young Playwrights Festival
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2023

Casting has been announced for week one of The Blank Theatre's 31st Annual Young Playwrights Festival. The first three of 12 winning plays by young playwrights aged 15–19 will be presented, for the first time since 2019, live on stage July 6–9.

The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center Announces THE 44th CINEFESTIVAL SAN ANTONIO  
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 22, 2023

San Antonio's original Latinx film festival returns on Tuesday, July 11 through Sunday, July 16, 2023, at the historic Guadalupe Theater with a greater than-ever Texas filmmaker presence. Featuring 114 films, including 38 films from San Antonio and 40 films from the Lone Star State, the 44th CineFestival San Antonio continues to support local and regional filmmakers, while offering a well-rounded program to local audiences that also includes national and international films that highlight artistic excellence and diversity.  

Tenor Ronald Naldi, Soprano Monica Ziglar & More to be Featured in OGCMA's AMERICA SINGS Opera Recital
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2023

In the spirit of the Independence Day holiday, OGCMA will kick off its popular 'Songs on A Summer Afternoon' opera recital series on Sunday July 2nd at 3:30 PM.


Melt Us
What a Country!
Our Children
Animal Attraction
We Speak the Same Language
I Can Teach Them
It's Fun to Think
Once Upon a Time
I've Just Seen Her
Physical Fitness
The Fight Song
I Couldn't Have Done It Alone
If I Were You
Have a Dream
I'm Fascinating
The Real Me
It's Up to Me
Which Way?
Back to School Again
I'm Not in Philadelphia
Living Alone
I've Just Seen Him
All American has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1962 and Broadway which opened in 1962.
Best Direction of a Musical for Joshua Logan.



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