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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.


BWW's On This Day - September 8, 2018
by - Sep 8, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 8 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Review: PJMA Theater Productions Launches Its First Show with BARE: A POP OPERA
by Peter Nason - Sep 8, 2018

Although I admire any new theatre company that wants to do edgy, provocative work, this was not my favorite show. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Vet J. Elaine Marcos Debuts One Woman Show WHAT I DID FOR...A JOB At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2018

J. Elaine Marcos debuted her hilarious one woman show What I Did for...a Job at Feinstein's/54 Below on September 5. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces September Panel WHO IS TRU?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents its annual free introductory panel Thursday, September 20, 2018: WHO IS TRU? A Free Introduction to Our Community and Programs at 7:30pm (doors open for networking at7pm) at The Playroom Theatre, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th fl., NYC. This panel is free but please reserve using the bright red reservation box athttps://truonline.org/events/who-is-tru/, or call at least a day in advance (or much sooner) for reservations: 212-714-7628; or e-mail TRUStaff1@gmail.com. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Stages The Musical MAN OF LA MANCHA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse will stage "Man of La Mancha," the Tony Award-winning musical about Don Quixote's quest for "The Impossible Dream," from September 25 through October 13.  Directed by Mark Lamos, Westport Country Playhouse artistic director, the story of Quixote's battle for good and the love of his fair maiden is written by Dale Wasserman, with music by Mitch Leigh, and lyrics by Joe Darion. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch a Trailer for Westport County Playhouse's MAN OF LA MANCHA
by Stage Tube - Sep 29, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse stages "Man of La Mancha," the Tony Award-winning musical about Don Quixote's quest for "The Impossible Dream," now playing through October 14. Directed by Mark Lamos, Westport Country Playhouse artistic director, the story of Quixote's battle for good and the love of his fair maiden is written by Dale Wasserman, with music by Mitch Leigh, and lyrics by Joe Darion. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MAN OF LA MANCHA at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse is currently staging "Man of La Mancha," the Tony Award-winning musical about Don Quixote's quest for "The Impossible Dream," from September 25 through October 14. Get a first look at the production below! (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Spanish Open-Caption Performance Of MAN OF LA MANCHA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse will present an open-caption performance in Spanish of the Tony Award-winning musical "Man of La Mancha," on Saturday, October 13, at 3 p.m.  This is the first time in the Playhouse's history that an open-caption performance in a language other than English will be offered.  An open-caption screen with the Spanish translation in real time will be located at the side of the stage and visible by all members of the audience. (more...)

NC Theatre Announces Cast For IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

North Carolina Theatre, the region's premiere nonprofit professional theatre, is proud to announce casting for its first production of the 2018-19 season, Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights, playing Oct. 16-21 at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 16, 2018
by - Sep 16, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

VIDEO: MEAN GIRLS Star Taylor Louderman Stops By Broadway Boo's
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2018

Mean Girls resident queen bee, Taylor Louderman, stopped by Broadway Boo this week. Check out her visit below! (more...)

SPONGEBOB's Jesse JP Johnson Makes 'Broadway At Green's' Debut Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Jesse JP Johnson will be presenting a concert tonight as part of the new 'Broadway At Green's' cabaret series at Haswell Green's in midtown Manhattan. (more...)

Porchlight Announces Its Largest Cast For Porchlight Revisits The 50th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre begins its sixth season of Chicago's "lost" musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits 1776, music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and book by Peter Stone with direction by Artistic Director Michael Weber, musical direction by Jeremy Ramey and musical staging by Michelle Lauto. (more...)

BWW's Theatre Industry Podcast 'The OHenry Report' Examines the Mechanics of Closing (and Unclosing) a Broadway Show with Daniel Kuney, Kevin McCollum
by OHenry Report - Oct 16, 2018

On this Seas 2 premiere episode of BroadwayWorld's theatre business podcast, 'The OHenry Report,' Broadway producer and investor Oliver Henry Roth goes inside the mechanics of closing a Broadway show with veteran theatrical general manager, Daniel Kuney. The Oliver chats with four-time Tony-winning producer Kevin McCollum about how the decision to close a show works on his level, but also what goes into the decision to reverse course and push back an announced closing date, as he did with Broadway's 'The Play that Goes Wrong.' (more...)

Kate Baldwin, Sally Mayes and More to Star in Georgia Stitt, Bob Banghart and John Strand's SNOW CHILD in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Eowyn Ivey's debut novel The Snow Child is reborn as a magical new musical featuring a score that combines Alaskan string-band traditions and contemporary musical theater. On November 17t, SubCulture will present the show in a concert adaptation featuring KATE BALDWIN, MATT BOGART, FINA STRAZZA, GERARD CANONICO, SALLY MAYES and WILLIAM PARRY. (more...)

Remy Zakin, Martin Vidnovic And More Take Part In Reading of SHEPHERD THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

SHEPHERD THE MUSICAL will have an industry presentation on Friday, October 12that 3PM at Ripley Grier Studios, Studio 312 (305 West 38th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues). Based on the novel by Harold Bell Wright, SHEPHERD THE MUSICAL is directed by Samantha Saltzman (Assistant Resident Director - Matilda on Broadway, Resident Director, Matilda 1st National Tour), withbook and lyrics by Hayden Head, music and musical direction by Stan Beard (Proud American), and casting by Michael Cassara. The general manager is DTE Management.   (more...)

SWEAT Offers A Compelling Portrait Of Pride And Survival At Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Cleveland Play House (CPH) brings to life Lynn Nottage's complex story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Rust Belt drama Sweat.  Set in Reading, PA, this relevant story offers audience members suspense through its intricate portrayal of characters battling to survive in a city crippled by economic stagnation. CPH Artistic Director Laura Kepley will direct. Previews begin on October 13th, with press opening on October 19th at the Outcalt Theatre in Playhouse Square. This production is sponsored by Great Lakes Brewing Company. (more...)

Marietta Theatre Company Opens THE TOXIC AVENGER This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Marietta Theatre Company is making a splash into their second season with The Toxic Avenger, a monstrously funny rock musical that tells the story of a man with a dream to save the world, but faces a tragedy that ultimately helps him in the long run. The Toxic Avenger, set to run October 19 through November 3at the Lyric Studio on the Square, is a side-splitting comedy written by David Bryan and Joe DiPietro, the Tony award-winning writers behind the musical "Memphis." (more...)

LILIES to be presented at The Bath House
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2018

North Texas-based theatrical and film producers Gordon Kelly and Robin Benson Linek have developed a way for theatre ticket purchases to double as grass roots support for a new production in Dallas; the North Texas premiere of Michael Marc Bouchard's play Lilies, scheduled to start performance at the Bath House Cultural Center on Friday, May 31, 2017. (more...)

Rejoice! Jubilant Tony-Nominated Broadway Hit SISTER ACT Kicks Off Summer At The Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

The hilarious and joy-filled musical comedy smash Sister Act is just weeks away from its big Jupiter debut! (more...)

Fulton Theatre Mounts Biggest Production Yet THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

On June 5, 2018, the Fulton Theatre launches The Hunchback of Notre Dame, the theatre's season finale and biggest production of the 2017/2018 season.  The Hunchback of Notre Dame will also be one of the largest shows in the theatre's one hundred sixty six year history. Over ninety cast and choir members will take the stage amidst soaring bell towers, a gypsy village, and the bustling streets of fifteenth century Paris. Beneath the stage, a fourteen piece orchestra will bring to life the incredible music of the timeless classic. (more...)

Lauren Elder, Anthony Galde, and More Lead World Premiere Of MARY AND MAX - A NEW MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

Theatre Calgary's artistic director Stafford Arima (Allegiance, Broadway; Carrie, Off-Broadway revival; Altar Boyz, Off-Broadway) is thrilled to officially announce the casting for the world premiere of Mary and Max - A New Musical, with music and lyrics by Bobby Cronin, book by Crystal Skillman, directed by Arima, choreography by Jenn Rapp, and orchestrations and music supervision by Anna Ebbesen. (more...)

GRoW @ The Wallis And Broadway Dreams Announce July 2018 Edition Of Summer Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and Broadway Dreams  announce the 2018 Broadway Dreams Summer Intensive, featuring an all-star faculty roster comprised of Broadway performers, directors, casting directors and choreographers, held July 8 - 15, 2018 at The Wallis in Beverly Hills. The annual weeklong intensive invites future stars of the stage to embark on a rigorous week of Broadway-caliber training-focusing on acting, vocal performance and dance-taught by the brightest and best industry professionals.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Las Vegas - Week of 6/20/2018
by BWW - Jun 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for Las Vegas (more...)

The (Los Altos) Hills are Alive with THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

Los Altos Hills will be alive with The Sound of Music this summer, when multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents the Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award-winning musical. This beloved musical, set in Austria in 1938, follows novice Maria Rainer who becomes the governess for the von Trapp family, capturing the hearts of the seven children and their father, a widowed naval captain. As the Nazis occupy Austria, the family is forced make decisions which forever change their lives, fleeing their home in pursuit of freedom. (more...)

Unauthorized Spider-Man Parody, PETER, WHO? Comes To The NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2018

The critically acclaimed parody-musical PETER, WHO? makes its triumphant return to the New York theater scene as an official selection of the 2018 New York Musical Festival's Next Link Project. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Next Writer-Producer Speed Date
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces a one-on-one networking event with commercial and indie producers, Writer-Producer Speed Date onJuly 15, 2018 with coaching sessions at 4:30pm and 5:30pm at Studios 353,353 W 48th St, NYC. (more...)

Unauthorized Spider-Man Parody, PETER, WHO? Comes To The NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

The critically acclaimed parody-musical PETER, WHO? makes its triumphant return to the New York theater scene as an official selection of the 2018 New York Musical Festival's Next Link Project. (more...)

The Spider-Man Parody PETER, WHO? Opens At The NYMF Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

The critically acclaimed parody-musical PETER, WHO? makes its triumphant return to the New York theater scene as an official selection of the 2018 New York Musical Festival's Next Link Project. (more...)

Photo Flash: ALTAR BOYZ Opens at the Cape Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

The Cape Playhouse very proudly presents, Altar Boyz, the award-winning Off-Broadway musical. Starring, Coby Getzug, Austin Colby, David Barnes, Anthony Fortino, and Ben Chavez; and directed by Jason Sparks. Destined to rock the masses of all denominations, Altar Boyz runs July 24-August 4, 2018. (more...)

Pandora Productions Presents ALTAR BOYZ
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

Sponsored by OutMarket.Pro, the Altar Boyz are in Louisville and Pandora Productions kicks off the 2018-2019 Season with this season extra that is sure to have you singing along with this holy inspired boy band. This musical comedy with book by Kevin Del Aguila, music and lyrics by Gary Adler, Michael Patrick Walker is a season extra for the company. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Las Vegas - Week of 7/20/2018
by BWW - Jul 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/20/2018 for Las Vegas (more...)

Photo Flash: Foothill Music Theatre Presents THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Los Altos Hills will be alive with The Sound of Music this summer, when multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents the Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award-winning musical. This beloved musical, set in Austria in 1938, follows novice Maria Rainer who becomes the governess for the von Trapp family, capturing the hearts of the seven children and their father, a widowed naval captain. As the Nazis occupy Austria, the family is forced make decisions which forever change their lives, fleeing their home in pursuit of freedom. Director Milissa Carey, music director William Liberatore, and choreographers Brett and C.J. Blankenship breathe new life into this classic tale of hope, love, and family. The Sound of Music will play July 19- August 5, 2018(press opening: July 20) at the Smithwick Theatre, I-280 & El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Tickets ($12 - $32) and information can be found at www.foothill.edu/theatre or by phone at (650) 949-7360.     (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ Comes to The Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

Take a fun-filled journey down the yellow brick road with the Maltz Jupiter Theatre's production of The Wizard of Oz, Young Performers' Edition! (more...)

Arizona Broadway Theatre Presents ALTAR BOYZ
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Come one, come all, to the final night of the "Raise the Praise" tour! Altar Boyz is a sharp-witted parody about a fictitious all-singing, all-dancing Christian boy band from Ohio. Packed full of humor and dazzling dance routines, the show features songs with hilarious lyrics such as "Girl you made me wanna wait" and "Jesus called me on my cell phone." Get ready to be saved as Matthew, Mark, Luke, Juan and Abraham rock your soul! (more...)

NewArts and The 1214 Foundation Present Disney's NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2018

NewArts presents Newsies, the Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon, August 3 -12 at Masuk High School in Monroe, CT. The musical is based on the historical newsboy strike of 1899 that shook the ivory towers of William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer. The history lesson leaps onto the stage with soul-stirring music, amazing heart, and stunning choreography and stars over 120 area youth onstage, backstage and in the orchestra. (more...)

BWW Review: ALTAR BOYZ at Pandora Productions
by Keith Waits - Aug 9, 2018

Bust A Move With the Good NewsAltar Boyz is one of the craziest, funniest things I have seen lately. A tongue-in-cheek satire not of God or organized religion per se, but of a particular type of hyperactive, relentlessly upbeat Christian entertainment that is pure, irresistible showbiz. The title is the name of a fictitious Christian boy-band on the last night of their national 'Raise the Praise' tour: Matthew (Cameron Conners), Mark (Michael Detmer), Luke (Tony Smith), Juan (Remy Sisk), and Abraham (Alfie Jones), who's Jewish and sports a yarmulke adorned with a glitzy star. (more...)

J. Elaine Marcos Brings One Woman Show to 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Broadway's J. Elaine Marcos brings her comedic timing and scene stealing talents back to New York in her one woman show What I Did for…a Job at Feinstein's/54 Below on September 5th, 2018 at 9:30 pm.  (more...)

Photo Flash: SOUTH PACIFIC Opens at The Cape Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

The Cape Playhouse very proudly presents, South Pacific, the award winning Broadway musical. Starring Becky Gulsvig, Mike McGowan, Tim Rogan, Shea Renne, Michael Thomas Holmes, and Yvonne Strumecki; and directed by Michael Rader. One of Rogers and Hammerstein's most beloved scores, South Pacific runs August 7-18, 2018. (more...)

Marietta Theatre Company Opens Second Season With NUNSENSE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

Following a successful inaugural season, Marietta Theatre Company is kicking off its second season with Nunsense, a comedic, over-the-top musical that tells the story of five of the 19 surviving Little Sisters of Hoboken: a one-time missionary order that ran a leper colony on an island south of France. Nunsense, set to run August 17 through September 1 at the Lyric Studio on the Square, is a hysterical comedy written and produced by Dan Goggin, who received the 1986 Outer Critics' Circle Award for Best Musical, Best Book and Best Music. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get Saved at ALTAR BOYZ at Arizona Broadway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Come one, come all, to the final night of the "Raise the Praise" tour! Altar Boyz is a sharp-witted parody about a fictitious all-singing, all-dancing Christian boy band from Ohio. Packed full of humor and dazzling dance routines, the show features songs with hilarious lyrics such as "Girl you made me wanna wait" and "Jesus called me on my cell phone." Get ready to be saved as Matthew, Mark, Luke, Juan and Abraham rock your soul! (more...)

Brief 8/27: The Stars Remember Neil Simon, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Aug 27, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: stars of the stage and screen remember Neil Simon on social media, and more! (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, August 27- Happy Birthday, Andy Karl!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 27, 2018

On this day. we're celebrating Olivier Award-winning leading man, Andy Karl. who can currently be seen in the Broadway adaptation of the classic rom-com, Pretty Woman! (more...)

Danyelle Bossardet And Michael Sobie Take the Stage At Rockwell
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

Broadway Actress Danyelle Bossardet (Beauty and the Beast) and pianist / assistant conductor for Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience Michael Sobie will be debuting their show "Danyelle and Michael Sing Menken and More" on Tuesday, August 28th at famed Los Angeles venue Rockwell Table and Stage. (more...)

New York Youth Symphony Now Accepting Applications For Musical Theater Composition Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Now entering its 56th season, the New York Youth Symphony (NYYS) is launching a Musical Theater Composition (MTC) program, to be led by newly-appointed director Anna K. Jacobs. In a partnership with the Harlem School of the Arts, this new program aims to diversify the world of musical theater by creating opportunities for young composers to have their compositions workshopped and performed by both peers and professionals. (more...)

Tom Smedes Selected As 2018 Broadway Global Producer Of The Year
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

BROADWAY GLOBAL is proud to announce that TOM SMEDES has been selected as the 2018 Broadway Global Producer of the Year. Past winners include Catherine Schreiber (2017 - Angels in America, Pretty Woman, Play that Goes Wrong ), Cathy Rigby McCoy & Tom McCoy (2016 - McCoy-Rigby Entertainment), Michael A. Alden (2015 - Pippin, Porgy & Bess, An American in Paris), Tom Kirdahy (2014 - Mothers & Sons, It's only a Play), Dale Badway (2013 - Pippin) & Jordan Scott Gilbert (2012 - Ghost). (more...)

John Cariani, Lisa Kron, Des Mcanuff, Itamar Moses & Sergio Trujillo Set For The Producer's Perspective Super Conference
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Tony Award-winning Producer Ken Davenport (Once On This Island, Gettin' The Band Back Together) has announced initial speaker line-up for the 2nd annual Producer's Perspective Super Conference on November 10th and 11th at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway. (more...)

BWW Review: NEWSIES at Diamond Head Theatre Carries the Banner
by Cheyne Nomura - Aug 15, 2018

Every now and then, a show comes along which displays the mass talent of the community's younger generation. Such can be said with the recently closed Newsies in Honolulu, Hawaii's Diamond Head Theatre (DHT), commonly referred to as "The Broadway of the Pacific." While many spectacular features comprise this marvelous musical, what truly stands out is its impressive cast, elevated by its lead performances, choreography, and musical direction. (more...)

'Broadway At Green's' Concert Series Launches With Stars Of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS and More In September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

Broadway fans will have the chance to see the stars of their favorite shows perform at 'Broadway at Green's,' running Monday evenings throughout September at Haswell Green's. The series kicks off on Monday, September 3, with ticket prices ranging from $25 - $35. Produced by Upstairs Landing Productions LLC, the series will give audiences the chance to experience solo performances in a more relaxed cabaret setting. (more...)

KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN Cast & Creative Team Announced At The Lyric Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

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