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April in Paris - UK Tour Tickets, News, Info & More

Joe Pasquale and Sarah Earnshaw will star as Al and Bet in John Godber’s classic comedy, APRIL IN PARIS, which will tour the country, opening in Wellingborough on 28 January 2021, and will be directed by Richard Lewis. Audiences will be socially distanced. Al and Bet are in a rut. Married for 26 years, their conversations are running dry and life has taken its toll. With his building work sparse and her shifts at the shoe shop getting few and far between there’s little to look forward to, apart from a possible ABBA tribute show in Wakefield and the odd trip to the pub. But Bet has dreams. She longs to walk with the Pharaohs in Egypt, sunbathe on golden beaches and climb Alpine mountains, all fuelled by her love of magazine competitions with holidays as prizes. Finally, her luck changes; she wins a night away for two to Paris in April, via a luxury trip on P&O Ferries out of Hull.

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017
Filmmaker Pamela Tom (A Tribute to Sir Sidney Poitier, Two Lies) corrects a historical wrong by spotlighting this seminal, but heretofore under-credited, figure in American Masters: Tyrus, premiering nationwide Today, September 8 at 9 p.m. on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017
Filmmaker Pamela Tom (A Tribute to Sir Sidney Poitier, Two Lies) corrects a historical wrong by spotlighting this seminal, but heretofore under-credited, figure in American Masters: Tyrus, premiering nationwide Today, September 8 at 9 p.m. on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017
On September 8 2017, Eagle Rock Entertainment will release the final three titles in The Frank Sinatra Collection on DVD and digital formats. On license from Frank Sinatra Enterprises (FSE), the definitive collection pulls together some of the finest performances on television, in the recording studio and in concert from the greatest entertainer of the 20th century.
by Walter McBride - Sep 20, 2017
Three-time Olivier Award winner Maria Friedman makes her Feinstein's/54 Below solo debut this fall with shows, continuing September 20, 21, 22, and 23 at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017
Three-time Olivier Award winner Maria Friedman makes her Feinstein's/54 Below solo debut this fall with shows on September 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23 at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017
Three-time Olivier Award winner Maria Friedman makes her Feinstein's/54 Below solo debut this fall with shows on September 19, 20, 21, 22, and 23 at 7pm.
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 1, 2017
Music Sales Corporation, Inc. announces it has acquired the worldwide publishing rights to Vernon Duke's catalog, including the Great American Songbook gems “April in Paris”, “Autumn In New York”, and “Taking a Chance on Love” - the latter from the Broadway musical Cabin in the Sky (1940).
by Stephi Wild - Oct 8, 2020
David Hendon's critically acclaimed one-man play Banana Crabtree Simon, exploring one man's struggle with early onset dementia and the way it affects those around him, will play the Back Room of the Star Inn, Quarry Street, Guildford from Thursday 12 a?" Saturday 14 November 2020.  
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 5, 2021
Today, Young Women's Choral Projects of San Francisco Founding Director Susan McMane announced the performances for its 10th anniversary season.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 5, 2018
The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to once again present singer/pianist Steve Ross in a new show called "An American In Paris" on Monday, October 1.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 29, 2019
92Y announces Lyrics & Lyricists 2020, the new season of the country's preeminent American Songbook series. L&L features artists from theater and beyonda?"including Andy Einhorn, Matt Kunkel, David Loud, Paul Masse, and Stephen Schwartza?"presenting original revues with award-winning Broadway and cabaret performers.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 22, 2020
In light of restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, Opera  Colorado will postpone its 2020-21 Season, previously programmed as Cavalleria Rusticana in February,  Carmen in May, and The Shining in June.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 16, 2020
Primary Wave Music Publishing and the Count Basie Estate are looking to foster the next generation of musical talent and have announced their first ever Count Basie Great American Swing Contest.
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 16, 2017
By the time Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong collaborated on their first duet together, they were each already jazz giants. Fitzgerald was an acclaimed solo artist for Decca with many hits and more than 200 songs under her young belt, first with the Chick Webb Orchestra and then as leader of her own big band.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2019
Dead Letter Perfect today announces the world première of Stray Dogs. Robin Herford directs Olivia Olsen (Anna Akhmatova), Ben Porter (Isaiah Berlin) and Ian Redford (Joseph Stalin). The production opens at Park Theatre on Friday 15 November, with previews from 13 November, and runs until 7 December.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 1, 2018
Josie Lawrence and Joe McGann lead the cast in the first UK production of American literary icon Don DeLillo's Love-Lies-Bleeding. The Print Room rounds off a year of bold and innovative theatre, dance, poetry and film with this perceptive and surprisingly witty story about a family trying to take death into their own hands.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2020
In a concert streamed live from New England Conservatory's iconic Jordan Hall, the NEC Jazz Orchestra will celebrate the centennial of jazz great Charlie Parker with Anthropology: Music of Charlie Parker on Thursday, November 19. Sets at 7:30 and 9 p.m.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 27, 2018
Broadway Records today announced that 2 AM AT THE SANDS (World Premiere Recording), starring Andrew Samonsky will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, December 14, 2018. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.com.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - May 17, 2021
To celebrate the return to live theatre, the Society of London Theatre (SOLT) has launched an outdoor advertising campaign, #BackOnStage.
by Tori Hartshorn - Mar 5, 2019
Today The National announced I Am Easy To Find due out May 17th on 4AD along with opening track “You Had Your Soul With You” featuring the vocals of longtime David Bowie collaborator Gail Ann Dorsey. I Am Easy To Find is the band's eighth studio album and the follow-up to 2017's GRAMMY®-award winning releaseSleep Well Beast. A companion short film with the same name will also be released with music by The National and inspired by the album. The film was directed by Academy Award-nominated director Mike Mills (20th Century Women, Beginners), and starring Academy Award Winner Alicia Vikander. More film details to be released at a later date. Mills, along with the band, is credited as co-producer of the album, which was mostly recorded at Long Pond, Hudson Valley, NY with additional sessions in Paris, Berlin, Cincinnati, Austin, Dublin, Brooklyn and more far flung locations. The album features vocal contributions from Sharon Van Etten, Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Lisa Hannigan, Mina Tindle and more. Tracklisting and tour dates below. Pre-order the album I Am Easy To Find HERE and watch film trailer HERE.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2021
The Belgrade Theatre, Coventry – the UK City of Culture for 2021 - today announces that its doors will fully reopen to the public on 17 May – the first day that the government's roadmap allows - with socially distanced audiences able to enjoy Joe Pasquale and Sarah Earnshaw in John Godber's APRIL IN PARIS, which kicks off its UK tour at the Belgrade.
by DC Felton - Mar 28, 2020
With a large amount of postponement and delays, Broadwayworld Des Moines is making a list of each theatre in Des Moines and the surrounding area. We will keep this update with information as it comes in. This article will also be pinned to the top of our Facebook page through the COVID-19 shutdowns until theatres can open again.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2021
The producers of John Godber's classic comedy, April in Paris, are delighted to announce new and rescheduled dates for the National tour, which will now open in Coventry on 17 May 2021.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 25, 2019
Barry Bostwick (Tony Award winner; Brad in The Rocky Horror Picture Show); Laraine Newman (original cast of Saturday Night Live); Dana Gould (The Simpsons); Maggie Wheeler (Friends); Marcia Rodd (Tony nominee); and Lynne Stewart (Pee Wee's Playhouse) are among the cast of the April 16 edition of The Pack at the Pico.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 19, 2018
The York Symphony Orchestra will present April in Paris on Saturday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts in York. The performance will feature guest conductor, Kelly Corcoran, who was named "Best Classical Conductor" in 2015 by the Nashville Scene, and world-class vocalist, Mandy Barnett. Single tickets starting at $9 for adults and $5 for students are available online at www.YorkSymphony.org and by calling 717-846-1111.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2019
Witness the unforgettable jazz musician Byron Stripling's electrifying performance in 'Sounds of New Orleans: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong' with the National Philharmonic, led by Maestro Piotr Gajewski, on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore's Concert Hall. Stripling got his start as the lead trumpeter in the Count Basie Orchestra and will perform Armstrong's greatest hits, including his signature version of When the Saints Go Marchin' In. Stripling will perform other Armstrong hits, including Saint Louis Blues, Statchmo Scattin' & Swingin', and What a Wonderful World. Stripling has performed as lead trumpeter and soloist with symphonies around the country, as well as at Carnegie Hall. Ticket prices are $10-$72. Strathmore is located at 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.nationalphilharmonic.org or call 301.581.5100.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2020
Today's new play released for The Pack Podcast features 'April in Paris' with Michael Urie, Sherri Shepherd, Tate Donovan, Lainie Kazan, Dayle Reyfel and Caspar Phillipson.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2021
1950. Blackpool. Newly-wed Yorkshire couple, Jack and Liz have crossed the Pennines for their first trip to the seaside mecca. Beneath an uncertain September sky, they holiday in a world of stripy deckchairs, sandy sandwiches and stroppy donkeys. As the Wurlitzer organ plays they sway together on the dance floor of the Tower Ballroom.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2019
George Wein is known the world over as producer and co-founder of the Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals, but it is playing the piano that first stole his heart nearly nine decades ago. Newport Festivals Foundation (NFF) will present George Wein in One More Once, a free Bridgefest concert in celebration of his life as a musician and his love for Newport, on Thursday, August 1, 6:30 pm, on the Quad Stage at Fort Adams State Park.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2018
Mercury Theatre Colchester and TBO Productions today announce the world premiere of the brand-new musical - Pieces of String with book, music and lyrics by Gus Gowland. The production, directed by Ryan McBryde and designed by 2017 Linbury Prize Finalist Fin Redshaw, opens on 27 April at the Mercury, with previews from 20 April and runs until 5 May.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 3, 2019
Music Sales Corp., part of a leading international music publishing group, announces the appointment of Jeffrey Duncan as Executive Vice President. Duncan will be in charge of managing all aspects of the company's west coast operations. His duties commenced at the company's Santa Monica office on January 1st 2019.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 10, 2019
Louis Armstrong spent his life as a traveling ambassador of jazz, spreading the gospel of the musical genre that has become America's greatest contribution to the arts.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2020
Hangmen is officially in previews on Broadway! Martin McDonagh's Hangmen marks McDonagh's seventh play to be produced on Broadway and his return to the stage following his BAFTA and Golden Globe Award-winning and Oscar-nominated film Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri. Hangmen will officially open on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Broadway's Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street).
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2019
Witness the unforgettable jazz musician Byron Stripling's electrifying performance in Sounds of New Orleans: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong, a pops concert with the National Philharmonic, led by Maestro Piotr Gajewski, on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore's Concert Hall. Stripling got his start as the lead trumpeter in the Count Basie Orchestra and will perform Armstrong's greatest hits, including his signature version of When the Saints Go Marchin' In. Stripling will perform other Armstrong hits, including Saint Louis Blues, Statchmo Scattin' & Swingin', and What a Wonderful World. Stripling has performed as lead trumpeter and soloist with symphonies around the country, as well as at Carnegie Hall. Ticket prices are $20-$89. Strathmore is located at 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.nationalphilharmonic.org or call 301.581.5100.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 4, 2020
The Belgrade Theatre is planning for its reopening, when Covid restrictions begin to ease in Coventry and across the West Midlands over the next few months. Ahead of the start of its Spring Season in April 2021, the Theatre will be hosting a series of socially distanced test events, in line with the latest government guidelines.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2019
Lyrics & Lyricists opens its new season with a salute to Yip Harburg, who appeared on the 92nd Street Y stage for L&L's first show in December 1970. Harburg was a master lyricist, poet, and book writer who worked with more than 40 composers in writing over 600 songs, including such classics as 'April in Paris,' 'Old Devil Moon,' 'Lydia, the Tattooed Lady,' 'Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?,' 'Paper Moon,' and, of course, 'Over the Rainbow.' Mikaela Bennett, Clifton Duncan, Desi Oakley, Megan Sikora and Nick Spangler bring Harburg's story to life-from his Lower East Side childhood to being blacklisted by HUAC. Matt Kunkel's direction, with musical direction by Paul Masse and a script by Jon Marans, weaves together Harburg's comedic and political sides.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 11, 2020
Joe Pasquale and Sarah Earnshaw will star as Al and Bet in John Godber's classic comedy, April in Paris, which will tour the country, opening in Wellingborough on 28 January 2021, and will be directed by Richard Lewis.  Audiences will be socially distanced.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017
JSP Records is proud to announce the release on August 4, 2017 of JUDY GARLAND: CLASSIC DUETS, a 4-CD 109-track set produced by John Stedman that will include 15 tracks never previously issued on CD.
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 31, 2017
Filmmaker Pamela Tom (A Tribute to Sir Sidney Poitier, Two Lies) corrects a historical wrong by spotlighting this seminal, but heretofore under-credited, figure in American Masters: Tyrus, premiering nationwide Friday, September 8 at 9 p.m. on PBS
by Julie Musbach - Aug 27, 2018
Cleveland Play House (CPH) kicks off its 2018-2019 Season with the spine tingling tale of Susan Hill's The Woman in Black.  Hill's gothic ghost story, adapted for the stage by Stephen Mallatratt, will star Bradley Armacost as Arthur Kipps and Adam Wesley Brown as the Actor in the show that Daily Mail called, "A nerve-shredding experience."  Director Robin Herford will recreate his original staging from the London West End.  The American premiere of the West End Production is produced by PW Productions and Pemberley Productions.  Previews begin on September 15th, with press opening on September 21st at the Allen Theatre in Playhouse Square. 
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2019
Following the recent run of Scary Bikers at Trafalgar Studios, The John Godber Company today announces the world première of John Godber's This is not Right. Godber directs Frazer Hammill (Dad) and Martha Godber (Holly Parker) in the production which opens on 2 October, with previews from 1 October, and runs until 5 October.
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 21, 2017
Filmmaker Pamela Tom (A Tribute to Sir Sidney Poitier, Two Lies) corrects a historical wrong by spotlighting this seminal, but heretofore under-credited, figure in American Masters: Tyrus, premiering nationwide Friday, September 8 at 9 p.m. on PBS
by DC Felton - Apr 28, 2019
It is always a jubilant evening when I get to see the Des Moines Symphony, and their most recent concert was no different. I had the pleasure of attending the Saturday evening performance of 'Simon Sings Porgy and Bess' and was treated to an evening of stunning music. One thing I appreciate about the Des Moines Symphony is the balance of repertoire with both familiar and new music, and this performance was no exception.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2021
The Belgrade Theatre will be one of the first theatres in the UK reopening its doors this spring. Socially distanced, live performances will commence on Mon 17 May, as they launch the UK tour of April in Paris.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2018
Everybody's Talking About Jamie, the award-winning feel good new musical sensation, is pleased to announce that Shobna Gulati, best known for playing Sunita Alahan in ITV's Coronation Street and Anita in Dinnerladies, will take on the role of Ray from Monday 7 May 2018.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 2, 2018
Open Door Theatre Presents APRIL IN PARIS at 902 S. Ridgeland Ave in Oak Park, Illinois. LYNNE JORDAN (Big Diva), TY COOPER (jazzbird), ELIZABETH DOYLE (singer-composer) and chanteuse CLAUDIA HOMMEL have songs and memories of Paris ready to bloom (Elizabeth at the keyboard and Jim Cox on bass). We're synchornizing our songs with our cohorts in Paris who are launching le Printemps du Cabaret on the same day.
by Julie Musbach - Apr 18, 2019
Barry Bostwick (Tony Award winner; Brad in The Rocky Horror Picture Show); Laraine Newman (original cast of Saturday Night Live); Dana Gould (The Simpsons); Maggie Wheeler (Friends); Marcia Rodd (Tony nominee); and Lynne Stewart (Pee Wee's Playhouse) are among the cast of the April 16 edition of The Pack at the Pico.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 16, 2021
The Belgrade Theatre has unveiled its new café and bar – the Belgrade Café and Nineteen 58.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2021
The producers of the highly acclaimed UK tour of Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em are delighted to announce rescheduled dates in 2022. This second UK tour was cut short when theatres were closed by the Government because of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020, but is due to recommence on Tuesday 29 March 2022 at The Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage.
by Macon Prickett - Apr 13, 2018
Los Angeles-based trio The Glitch Mob, comprised of Boreta (Justin Boreta), edIT (Ed Ma), and Ooah (Joshua Mayer), have become one of the worlds' most beloved live electronic acts, and are set to take their talents overseas April 2018, having already sold out shows in Paris, London and Berlin.