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47th Street Theatre (New York, NY)
304 West 47th St.

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A Christian boy band rides the wave of America's latest fascination with religion. Armed with catchy melodies, freaky moves and product in their hair, the self anointed apostles of pop (Matthew, Mark, Luke, Juan . . . and Abraham [he's Jewish]) bring their soul-saving tour to New York City.


Photo Flash: Bucks County Playhouse Previews ROCK AND ROLL MAN: THE ALAN FREED STORY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

On September 6, members of the cast of 'Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story' held a special preview for the press at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, PA. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

Potter Play PUFFS Transfigures Schedule Starting Tonight at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Puffs or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic - which won another set of rave reviews this summer after its recent transfer to an open run at its new home, New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) - has announced a new performance schedule starting tonight, September 7. (more...)

Brenda Braxton Leads Industry Reading of NYMF Musical TRAV'LIN Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical comes home to New York City for an invite-only industry reading featuring Brenda Braxton, who starred in the sold-out debut production at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) in 2010. (more...)

Photo Flash: ROCK AND ROLL MAN Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

A bevy of New York talent and Broadway producers mingled with guests in New Hope, PA, during the cast party held at Hotel du Village following the opening night performance of 'Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story', a Caiola Production, making its world premiere at Bucks County Playhouse through October 1, 2017. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)

Brenda Braxton to Lead Industry Reading of NYMF Musical TRAV'LIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical comes home to New York City for an invite-only industry reading featuring Brenda Braxton, who starred in the sold-out debut production at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) in 2010. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor Kyle Jurassic Talks 'BUDDY' at Dutch Apple Dinner Theater
by Rich Mehrenberg - Sep 19, 2017

KYLE JURASSIC (Buddy Holly) is elated to be making his Dutch Apple debut. BroadwayWorld recently spoke with Kyle about the production. (more...)

Photo Flash: AVENUE Q Comes to Playhouse on Park's Season Nine Main Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Playhouse on Park opens Season Nine Mainstage Series with musical comedy Avenue Q, music and lyrics by Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez and book by Jeff Whitty. Avenue Q runs from September 13-October 8. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at 'ROCK AND ROLL MAN' World Premiere at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

'Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story' is making its world premiere at Bucks County Playhouse through October 1, 2017. The high energy musical drama stars Tony-nominee Alan Campbell ('Sunset Blvd.') as Alan Freed and multiple-Emmy nominee George Wendt (Norm from 'Cheers') as J. Edgar Hoover. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Tony Award-Winning Producer Ken Davenport Announces 'The Producer's Perspective' Super Conference
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Tony Award-winning Producer Ken Davenport (Once On This Island, Getting The Band Back Together) has announced the first-ever Producer's Perspective Super Conference will be held November 11th and 12th in New York City at The Mainstage Theater, 416 West 42nd St. (more...)

Arizona Broadway Theatre Launches 13th Season with MAN OF LA MANCHA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Arizona Broadway Theatre's thirteenth season as the Valley's leading producer of musical theatre begins on October 13 with the acclaimed Broadway hit Man of La Mancha, which will run through November 11. (more...)

David Josefsberg Joins Broadway's WAITRESS as 'Ogie' This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

The producers of the smash hit Waitress have announced that from November 3-19, David Josefsberg will play the role of Ogie, the love-smitten Civil War re-enactor besotted with Caitlin Houlahan's Dawn. (more...)

11th Hour Theatre Company Hosts PHILLY ROCKS Horsham
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

11th Hour Theatre Company is celebrating Veteran's Day with a rockin' fundraiser. The company, known for producing musicals, is holding Philly Rocks Horsham on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 8 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The fundraiser is designed to help raise money for Hatboro-Horsham Alumnus and Army Veteran Brian Finger and his family. The concert will take place at Hatboro-Horsham High School, 899 Horsham Road, Horsham. Tickets cost $15 and are available at the door, online at www.11thhourtheatrecompany.org, or by phone at 267-987-9865. (more...)

Industry Interview: A Little Perspective- Ken Davenport Wants to Teach You How to Produce for Broadway
by Robert Diamond - Oct 29, 2017

Theatre is a multi-faceted industry built on collaboration, creativity and commitment. Whether you are a writer, director, producer, or any other profession within the theatre, it's essential to know how each facet of our business works together to put on a production. (more...)

VIDEO: Ann Harada, Ginna LeVine and Julius Thomas III Preview Two Songs from THE NEW WORLD at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

Pilgrims wash ashore in Massachusetts - turning North American life on its ear - in Bucks County Playhouse's world premiere production of the new musical comedy, 'The New World.' Performances begin November 7 and run through December 2, with an official opening on November 11. The show's company just met the press and previewed two musical numbers from the show - 'Natural' and 'Massachusetts' - check them out below! (more...)

Ann Harada, Julius Thomas III, Ginna Le Vine, Jillian Gottlieb and More to Star in THE NEW WORLD Premiere at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

The Bucks County Playhouse presents THE NEW WORLD, with music by Gary Adler, lyrics by Phoebe Kreutz, and book by Regina Decicco & L.F. Turner, directed by Stafford Arima, with choreography by Lorin Latarro. Performances begin November 7 and run through December 2, 2017. (more...)

How Sweet the Sound! Broadway's AMAZING GRACE to Launch National Tour in Washington, D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

The Broadway musical AMAZING GRACE will take its inspirational message on the road as it launches a 23-week national tour, kicking off with an eight-week run at the Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC, as it inaugurates the new museum's state-of-the-art, 472 seat theatre. The DC run will begin on November 17 through January 8, 2018, opening on November 20. (more...)

11th Hour Hosts PHILLY ROCKS HORSHAM to Raise Funds for Injured Soldier
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

11th Hour Theatre Company is celebrating Veteran's Day with a rockin' fundraiser. The company, known for producing musicals, is holding Philly Rocks Horsham on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 8 p.m. Doors open at6:30 p.m. The fundraiser is designed to help raise money for Hatboro-Horsham Alumnus and Army Veteran Brian Finger and his family. (more...)

ONCE Extends at The Grand Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The Grand Theatre announces that due to high demand its production of ONCE has been extended. (more...)

Theo Ubique's SWEENEY TODD to Transform No Exit Cafe Into 'Mrs. Lovett's Pie Shop'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Theo Ubique will be producing SWEENEY TODD in place of the previously announced FINIAN'S RAINBOW this coming Spring, according to the company's Artistic Director, Fred Anzevino. (more...)

Potter Play PUFFS to Present Reading of 'DUDE, WHERE'S MY FANTASTIC BEAST?'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic - which recently celebrated its one-year anniversary as a hit Off Broadway - will hold its 'November Fan Appreciation Night' on Wednesday, November 1 at 8:00 PM. The evening will feature a special reading of a new play by Matt Cox in the Puffs family, 'Dude, Where's My Fantastic Beast or; 30 Short Films About Magical New York in 1926 When a Puff Came for a Quick Visit and the Disaster that Followed...Film 1 of 5.' (more...)

Cast Announced for Theo Ubique's ALTAR BOYZ
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Full cast and creative team for Theo Ubique's holiday season production of Altar Boyz was announced today by director Courtney Crouse, who previously directed A MARVIN HAMLISCH SONGBOOK and HONKY TONK ANGELS for the company. Playing the members of the fictitious Christian boy band of the title will be Max DeTogne, Frankie Leo Bennett, Colin Schreier, Brian Bandura and Steven Romero Schaeffer. Joining Crouse on the creative team will be Theo Ubique's Resident Music Director Jeremy Ramey and choreographer Sawyer Smith. Ramey and Smith are both recent Jeff Award winners: Ramey was named Best Music Director this year for Theo's THE MOST HAPPY FELLA and Smith won the 2016 award for his choreography of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL by Kokandy Productions. (more...)

Lindsay Mendez and Ryan Scott Oliver's ACTOR THERAPY Begins 2017 Fall Cabaret Series Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

LINDSAY MENDEZ & RYAN SCOTT OLIVER'S ACTOR THERAPY presents their Fall 2017 Cabaret Series at Don't Tell Mama, beginning on October 19th, 2017 at 9:30pm with REINTRODUCING ALINA FONTANILLA. (more...)

Olivia Vadnais and Reed Allen Worth Will Skate Into Pittsburgh CLO in XANADU; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO has announced the cast of the Pittsburgh premiere of XANADU, October 12-December 17 at the CLO Cabaret. (more...)

MARY & MAX Musical Adaptation Gets First NYC Reading This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Big Brother Productions presents an industry reading of MARY & MAX, a new musical based on the 2009 Australian claymation film about two unlikely pen pals, on Sunday, November 12th, at 3pm. (more...)

New Pilgrim Musical THE NEW WORLD Starts Tonight at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Pilgrims wash ashore in Massachusetts - turning North American life on its ear - in the world premiere production of the new musical comedy, 'The New World.' Performances begin tonight, November 7, and run through December 2, with an official opening on November 11 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

John O'Hara and Lisa-Marie Parker Unite for One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2017

Inspired by Shubert's Wintereisse (A Winter's Journey), December Songs portrays a brokenhearted young woman, wandering the snowy paths of Central Park. In this contemporary tale of her journey, she finds the strength to recover and begin her life anew. Written by prolific Broadway Composer Maury Yeston (Nine, Titanic, Phantom), December Songs will be performed by Lisa-Marie Parker (Les Miserables, Cats, Blood Brothers). (more...)

David Josefsberg Joins Broadway's WAITRESS as 'Ogie' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Starting tonight, November 3, through November 19, David Josefsberg will play the role of Ogie, the love-smitten Civil War re-enactor besotted with Caitlin Houlahan's Dawn, in Broadway's Waitress. (more...)

Cleveland Pops Orchestra Announces New Year's Eve Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

The Cleveland POPS Orchestra with Carl Topilow will welcome 2018 with their 22th annual celebration at Severance Hall. The two-hour concert starts at 9:00 p.m. and consists of an exciting and wildly popular evening of Rock-and-Roll classics performed by singing sensation Connor Bogart O'Brien. The vocal artist, has performed all over the world on cruise ships and with numerous symphony orchestras. His popularity and reputation is growing among Northeast Ohio concert goers. O'Brien has been featured with Cleveland POPS in numerous shows from Severance Hall and PlayhouseSquare to Lakeside Chautauqua and venues throughout the Northeast Ohio region.. (more...)

Derek Klena, Lindsay Mendez & Elizabeth Stanley To Perform In ASTEP Benefit At Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

Artists Striving to End Poverty's Ninth Annual New York City Christmas: A Concert to Benefit ASTEP, taking place on Monday, December 11 at 7:00 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public in New York City. Additional exclusive experiences from Mean Girls, SpongeBob SquarePants and Come From Away have been added to the special auction through Charitybuzz, which also features your personal voicemail recorded by Oscar Isaac, experiences with Hamilton, Phantom of the Opera, Bronx Tale, and so much more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Tony Yazbeck Visits Broadway Buddies in THE NEW WORLD at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

It was a reunion for two of the lead actors from Broadway's On the Town when Tony-nominee Tony Yazbeck visited New Hope, PA to see Clyde Alves at Bucks County Playhouse. Alves plays the role of Tago in the world premiere of The New World , the musical comedy that is getting raves from critics. John Timpane of the Philadelphia Inquirer said With sneaky brilliance, beginning to end, The New World is fresh, funny, and fluid. Jean Brenner of Bucks County Herald said, Mark my words, The New World is headed to Broadway: it's special, it's funny, it's delightfully entertaining.' (more...)

Justin Guarini Steps in for Injured Leading Man in THE NEW WORLD at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

What do you do when the leading man of a world premiere musical suffers an injury less than 48 hours before the first preview? For Bucks County Playhouse, the answer was simple: Call Justin Guarini. (more...)

Off-Broadway Potter Play PUFFS Magically Expands Schedule for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic which recently celebrated its one-year anniversary as a hit Off Broadway has announced its special expanded 2017 Holiday Schedule. (more...)

Christy Altomare, Jessie Mueller and More to Join Chita Rivera for Art Attack Foundation Benefit at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

The Broadway at Birdland concert series has announced that Broadway legend Chita Rivera will headline 'An Evening of Song to benefit The Art Attack Foundation' featuring the artists of Yellow Sound Label. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre to Present THE DOTTIE MARASCHINO SHOW and WANDA'S WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Amas Musical Theatre will present two exciting one-night-only special events as part of Dare to Be Different, the previously announced series of new musicals and one-night only special events being held at A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street 10th Avenue & 53rd Street). (more...)

Potter Play PUFFS Presents Reading of 'DUDE, WHERE'S MY FANTASTIC BEAST?' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic - which recently celebrated its one-year anniversary as a hit Off Broadway - will hold its 'November Fan Appreciation Night' tonight, November 1, at 8:00 PM. (more...)

MARY AND MAX THE MUSICAL Gets NYC Reading Featuring Alessandra Baldacchino, Anthony Galde, and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

After a very successful reading this summer at the Alliance Theatre produced by Broadway Dreams Foundation, MARY & MAX will have its first 29-hour reading in New York City. (more...)

Celebrate Everything Awesome About The 80s At The Berman's
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

It was the decade of big hair, big phones, Pac Man, and iconic moments that changed the world. A slice of the 1980s will take center stage at The Berman January 25 through February 3 when The Wedding Singer (musical) rocks the house. Based on the 1998 film of the same name, The Wedding Singer with music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Chad Beguelin, and a book by Beguelin and Tim Herlihy, revolves around Robbie, who sings at weddings, his failed relationship with his former fianc e, and his romance with a new love, Julia. (more...)

Lynne Shankel's New Musical POSTCARD AMERICAN TOWN to Have First Industry Presentation This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

The new musical POSTCARD AMERICAN TOWN will have its first industry presentation in New York City on January 12th. This timely new musical features a book by Crystal Skillman (Geek, Mary & Max) and music and lyrics by Lynne Shankel (Allegiance, Cry- Baby, bare: The Musical, Altar Boyz), with direction by Stafford Arima (Allegiance, Carrie, bare: the Musical, Altar Boyz), musical direction by Michael Gacetta (Groundhog Day, Matilda) and music supervision by Mary-Mitchell Campbell (Mean Girls, Tuck Everlasting, Finding Neverland, Company). (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Announces Cast for UP AND AWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to announce the cast of the world premiere of UP AND AWAY, January 25 April 15, 2018 at the CLO Cabaret. As part of its Next Generation Capital Campaign efforts, Pittsburgh CLO debuted a staged reading of this new musical comedy this past spring during New Musicals Weekend at the Benedum Center. Tickets are now available online at CLOCabaret.com, by phone at 412-456-6666 or in person at the Theater Square Box Office. UP AND AWAY is also available as part of a CLO Cabaret Series subscription package. (more...)

Cast Announced For Theo Ubique's SWEENEY TODD, Opening 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

Philip Torre, a baritone who has appeared on the stages of Lyric Opera of Chicago, New York City Opera, Boston Lyric Opera and others, has been cast in the title role of Stephen Sondheim's SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET. The production's Mrs. Lovett will be Jacquelyne Jones, who just completed a run in Firebrand Theatre's acclaimed production of LIZZIE, and appeared in Theo Ubique's HONKY TONK ANGELS as well as Kokandy Productions' HEATHERS last season. Theo Ubique Artistic Director Fred Anzevino, who will direct the production, announced the full cast today. (more...)

Broadwaysted Welcomes Actor and Broadway Up Close Founder Tim Dolan
by Broadwaysted - Jan 19, 2018

This week the Broadwaysted Crew is pouring out laughs and Maker's Mark with Tim Dolan, the hilarious and knowledgeable actor/entrepreneur behind Broadway Up Close Tours. Kevin and Bryan recently got a chance to see the Theatre District in a SPOOK-tacular way: on BUC's 'Ghostlight Tour: Haunted Broadway' featuring Tour Guide Tim himself! On this episode, Tim spills to us about his time in Altar Boyz, shares some hilarious things people have asked on a tour, and sheds light on the way he developed a creative passion project into a successful business. (more...)

Diversionary Theatre presents IN THE VA VA VOOM ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

He's back! Award-winning choreographer Michael Mizerany returns to Diversionary Theatre with the next installment of IN THE VA VA VOOM ROOM. This year promises to be just as popular, and due to limited performances tickets are expected to sell out quickly. (more...)

Ruthie Ann Miles, George Salazar And More Added To ASTEP Benefit Line Up
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

Artists Striving to End Poverty's Ninth Annual New York City Christmas: A Concert to Benefit ASTEP, taking place on Monday, December 11 at 7:00 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public in New York City. Additional exclusive experiences from Mean Girls, SpongeBob SquarePants and Come From Away have been added to the special auction through Charitybuzz, which also features your personal voicemail recorded by Oscar Isaac, experiences with Hamilton, Phantom of the Opera, Bronx Tale, and so much more! (more...)

Bridget Everett, The Skivvies, Mireya Ramos and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

The holiday season is officially underway at Joe's Pub. Kicking off the slew of extra-festive shows is Ike for the Holidays, Ikechukwu Ufomadu's delightful late night talk show. After that are all your classics - The Skivvies, Tori Scott, Justin Vivian Bond, Murray Hill and more! (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre Continues 'Dare to Be Different' Series with WANDA'S WORLD Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Amas Musical Theatre presents a one-night-only performance of Wanda's World, tonight, December 4, at 7:30pm, as part of Dare to Be Different, the previously announced series of new musicals and one-night only special events being held at A.R.T./New York Theatres. (more...)

Dive Down to Bikini Bottom and Meet the Full Company of SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Dec 4, 2017

SpongeBob SquarePants on Broadway officially opens tonight, December 4th, at The Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway - Broadway at 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch interviews with the cast and get a peek at them in rehearsal in the video below! (more...)

Potterheads Rejoice! Off-Broadway's PUFFS Will Apparate On-Screen Next Year
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic - the hit comedy which recently celebrated its one-year anniversary Off Broadway - will come to life on screen with 'Puffs: Live Off Broadway' next year. (more...)

Olivia Vadnais and Reed Allen Worth Will Skate Into Pittsburgh CLO in XANADU; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO has announced the cast of the Pittsburgh premiere of XANADU, October 12-December 17 at the CLO Cabaret. (more...)

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL to Strike in a City Near You on Tour Next Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Producers, Theatreworks USA, Martian Entertainment, Greg Schaffert Productions and Lang Entertainment Group have partnered with The Road Company (trc.nyc) to bring Drama Desk Nominated Best Musical, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical around the country beginning fall of 2018. (more...)

SHEAR MADNESS Celebrates 30 Years at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts's production of Shear Madness, the uproarious whodunit that holds the Guiness world record as the longest-running play in America, celebrates 30 years of hair-raising hilarity as it resumes performances tonight, August 29, in the Kennedy Center Theater Lab. (more...)

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