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Anything Goes - 1988 - Chicago History , Info & More

A madcap farce aboard a ship bound for England has Reno trying to help the stowaway Billy to find his true love, who is travelling aboard. Gangsters, molls, mistaken identity, and topical humor abound.

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Review: Fun-Filled Musical Remake of MYSTIC PIZZA Debuts at La Mirada Theatre
by Michael Quintos - Jan 25, 2024

A lively, vibrant new jukebox musical based on the 1988 film, La Mirada Theatre's fun and entertaining new production of MYSTIC PIZZA—now playing through February 11, 2024—is a charming, if forgivably predictable coming-of-age tale featuring 80's/90's hits and a cast of likable actors and characters that will easily win audiences' affections.

Hal Linden and Sally Struthers Will Lead World Premiere of THE JOURNALS OF ADAM AND EVE
by Stephi Wild - Jan 5, 2024

Hal Linden and Sally Struthers will star in the world premiere of a new play – “The Journals of Adam and Eve” by Ed. Weinberger, with a little help from the authors of Genesis, John Milton, and Mark Twain, for six performances only January 18 to 21.

Interview: Kelly Ruggirello on Long Beach Symphony's A BEATLES CELEBRATION with Classical Mystery Tour
by Shari Barrett - Oct 14, 2023

Their 2023/2024 season opens on October 28, 2023, with A Beatles Celebration featuring the Classical Mystery Tour band who will celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the first Beatles U.S. tour in 1964 as well as the Beatlemania they inspired. I spoke with the group's president Kelly Ruggirello about the upcoming season.

Christine Ebersole, Norm Lewis, Andrew Rannells & More to Headline York Theatre Company Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 9, 2023

Get all the details on the star-studded lineup for York Theatre Company's 31st Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala, including Christine Ebersole, Norm Lewis, Andrew Rannells, and more. Find out when and where the event will take place.

Theatre By The Sea to Host 90th Anniversary BIG BARN BASH
by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 13, 2023

In celebration of 90 years of Theatre By The Sea, owner and producer Bill Hanney have announced a Big Barn Bash featuring TBTS alumni, which will take place at the historic barn theatre on Monday, August 21, 2023.

York Theatre Company Will Honor Patti LuPone and Jamie DeRoy at Gala Evening This November
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2023

The York Theatre Company will honor musical theater legend Patti LuPone with the 2023 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Outstanding Achievement in Musical Theater and producer Jamie deRoy with The York Theatre Company Founders' Award at the 31st Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala.

Exclusive: The 40 Greatest Songs by THE BEACH BOYS Ranked - The Perfect Playlist for Your Summer Vacation
by Peter Nason - Jun 14, 2023

'Good Vibrations'? 'California Girls'? 'I Get Around'? See where your favorite Beach Boys songs land on the list!

Feature: Barth Grayson Farms Brings Back KNOBSTOCK and Plans for The Future
by Theresa Bertram - Jun 6, 2023

If there is a Heaven on Earth, Barth Grayson Farms in Bald Knob could possibly be it. At approximately 1,000 acres, give or take a few hundred, this land has it all: walking trails, a gorgeous 8-acre lake, vegetable gardens, herds of frolicking deer, and rolling hills that cater to the multitudes of music lovers that visit the area.  

Celebrate National Tap Dance Day With Our Favorite Broadway Tap Numbers!
by HaleyJane Rose - May 25, 2023

From classic showstoppers to modern interpretations, take a look at our favorite tap numbers that shuffled off to Broadway!

PACIFIC OVERTURES, CLOSE UP - THE TWIGGY MUSICAL, and More Set For Menier Chocolate Factory 2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2023

With Marjorie Prime currently running at the company's home base in South London and Funny Girl on Broadway, the Menier Chocolate Factory announced forthcoming programming for 2023. Learn more about the lineup here!

Broadway Buying Guide: April 10, 2023
by Team BWW - Apr 10, 2023

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, April 10, 2023.

Review: HAIRSPRAY at Keller Auditorium
by Krista Garver - Mar 29, 2023

You will be hard-pressed to find anything more fun than this super sassy, high-energy celebration of self-acceptance, inclusivity, and, of course, big hair.

Interview: Amy Ellen Richardson and Rakesh Boury on the Joys of Playing Mr and Mrs Wormwood in MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Mar 10, 2023

Matilda The Musical welcomed some new cast members back in September 2022, including Rakesh Boury and Amy Ellen Richardson as Matilda's awful parents Mr and Mrs Wormwood.BroadwayWorld recently had a chance to catch up with the pair as they settled into their roles. We chatted about putting a new spin on the characters, big hair, the genius of Tim Minchin and the beauty of live theatre.

After 35 Seasons, Paul Pierce Passes The Torch At The Springer Opera House
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 26, 2023

On Tuesday night, the Springer's longtime producing artistic director, Paul Pierce, gathered his staff onstage in Emily Woodruff Hall for an historic announcement. 

Emma Hatton, Sally Ann Triplett & More to Star in BERLUSCONI World Premiere Musical at Southwark Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2023

The cast has been announced for the world premiere of BERLUSCONI at Southwark Playhouse. Rehearsals begin on 13 February with first preview on 25 March and press night on 29 March.

Which Songs Have Appeared in Multiple Broadway Shows?
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Jan 15, 2023

This month, the reader question was: 'Which Songs Have Appeared in Multiple Broadway Shows?'

A Guide to Broadway Guest Stars on BLUE BLOODS
by Michael Major - Feb 20, 2023

While the series' recurring cast includes Tom Selleck, Bridget Moynahan, Donnie Wahlberg, and more, guest stars have included Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Joanna Gleason, Adrienne Warren, Jinkx Monsoon, Norm Lewis, Norbert Leo Butz, and more. Check out a list of Broadway guest stars on Blue Bloods now!

See Marylin Maye, SWINGIN' SONDHEIM & More at Birdland in January 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 28, 2022

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this January with a full slate of nightly performances! See the lineup, how to get tickets, and more!

Theatre Royal Brighton's New Season Guide Is Out Now
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 29, 2022

Theatre Royal Brighton's brand new What's On Guide is out now! Packed with top quality entertainment, there's a fabulous choice of shows this season from Mother Goose starring Ian McKellen and John Bishop this December, to Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons starring Aidan Turner and Jenna Coleman next March.

From ALMOST FAMOUS to WICKED: The Music Fan's Guide To Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 10, 2022

Musical genres from all over the spectrum have hit our stages this season! From the rock stars of Almost Famous to the witches of Wicked, find the show that best suits your musical taste!

Shoshana Bean, Lilli Cooper, Jared Grimes & Christine Pedi Join Lineup for 30th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2022

Shoshana Bean, Lilli Cooper, Jared Grimes and Christine Pedi have joined the roster of performers for a concert celebration at the 30th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala, which will honor musical theater legend Leslie Uggams with the 2022 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Outstanding Achievement in Musical Theater, which will be presented by Dionne Warwick. 

Broadway Inspirational Voices, Dionne Warwick & More to Join 2022 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2022

The York Theatre Company has announced the roster of performers for a concert celebration at the 30th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala, which will take place on Monday evening, November 14, 2022 at The Edison Rooftop.

The People's Light Panto to Return With ALICE IN WONDERLAND in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 24, 2022

A beloved holiday tradition will return to People’s Light with the world premiere of Alice in Wonderland: A Musical Panto. Alice in Wonderland: A Musical Panto runs November 16 through January 1 on the Leonard C. Haas Stage.

Review: Six Ex-Wives Tear Down the Patriarchy Rather Than Each Other in SIX: THE MUSICAL at Dr. Phillips Center For The Performing Arts in Orlando
by Albert Gutierrez - Oct 5, 2022

As a concert, SIX maintains the momentum and energy for its audience with a consistently good set list of songs, the brazzle-dazzle of lights on the stage, and playful choreography that add up to an exciting ninety minutes of sheer, unadulterated fun.

Leslie Uggams and Ted Chapin to be Honored at the 30th Annual Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 12, 2022

The York Theatre Company will honor Tony Award-winning musical theater icon Leslie Uggams (Hallelujah, Baby!, Anything Goes, Thoroughly Modern Millie) with the 2022 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Outstanding Achievement in Musical Theater and Ted Chapin with The York Theatre Company Founders’ Award at the 30th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala.