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Ballroom - 1978 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Ballroom is a musical with a book by Jerome Kass and music by Billy Goldenberg and lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman.



Based on Kass's teleplay for the 1975 Emmy Award-winning television drama Queen of the Stardust Ballroom, the plot focuses on lonely widow Bea Asher, who becomes romantically involved with Alfred Rossi, a mail carrier she meets at the local dance hall. Her dream of a happily-ever-after relationship is shattered when she discovers Alfred hasn't been as honest about his personal life as she thought.

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by A.A. Cristi - Sep 30, 2022
Funding Arts Broward (FAB), a non-profit volunteer-based organization committed to preserving and cultivating the arts, will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a reception honoring founding member and benefactor Francie Bishop Good and other founding members on Tuesday, October 18, at Broward Center for the Performing Arts.
by Michael Major - Sep 30, 2022
John LaMacchia – notable for his work in Brooklyn hardcore/prog-metal group Candiria as well as his solo material under the name LaMacchia – will be teaming up with hardcore icons Quicksand on their upcoming tour. John will be playing guitar in Quicksand’s band lineup for 13 dates. Check out the itinerary now!
by Michael Major - Sep 30, 2022
Director Baz Luhrmann has teased that a stage adaption of Elvis could be a possibility. The original Moulin Rouge! director helmed a critically acclaimed biopic on iconic singer Elvis Presley, which was released over the summer. The feature starred Austin Butler as Elvis Presley and Tom Hanks as his manager, Colonel Tom Parker.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2022
All Things Equal – The Life and Trials of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a new play by multiple-Tony Award winning playwright Rupert Holmes, will launch its 16 city, 2022-2023 National Tour on Oct. 5th in St. Petersburg, FL.  
by Michael Major - Sep 30, 2022
Check out photos of the 13-show run supporting her album emails i can’t send. Sabrina will play across the country and perform at venues like The Wiltern in Los Angeles and two nights at New York City’s Webster Hall. Sabrina Carpenter sang her new record including “Vicious” and “because i liked a boy” as well “Sue Me” and “Honeymoon Fades.”  
by Michael Major - Sep 30, 2022
Pop mainstay Betty Who announces her upcoming BIG! headlining tour with support from RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars winner, Shea Couleé, Slayyyter, and Neve. Betty Who prepares for another big feat this fall, her BIG! World tour is a celebration in honor of her upcoming album. Pre-save Betty’s upcoming album BIG!, dropping Friday, October 14, now!
by Michael Major - Sep 30, 2022
The “Dancing with the Stars” pro-turned-judge reveals the contestants who impress him the most this season. Derek also reveals he used to be in a Beach Boys cover band that occasionally covered Elvis songs and teaches Jennifer a few ballroom dance moves. Watch videos from his appearance now!
by Michael Major - Sep 29, 2022
Produced by EASYFUNN (Charli XCX), the track is a sonic explosion of apocalyptic beats, distorted undulating synths and Bree’s menacing spitfire vocals, and instantly transports you from the grimy underground raves of East London to the fierceness of New York’s ballroom scene, via the luxe catwalks of Paris Fashion Week.
by Michael Major - Sep 29, 2022
“three wheels and it still drives!,” the new single from rising superstar glaive debuts on Interscope Records with an accompanying video directed by Ramez Silyan. After supporting The Kid LAROI on a European tour and playing a run of headline dates in the U.K., the 17-year-old is on tour now, headlining venues across the U.S.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2022
Following a completely sold out run at the Edinburgh Fringe, award-winning comedian and TikTok sensation, Christian Brighty brings his steamy pageant of Romantic absurdity & nonsense to Soho Theatre. Forget Bridgerton. Forget Austen. Playboy is the greatest love story you’ve ever laughed at. 
by Michael Major - Sep 28, 2022
The spare, cascading vocals accentuate the lush instrumental orchestrations composed, performed, arranged and produced by multi-instrumentalist Seth Applebaum, whose latest brainchild was conceived and conceptualized during The Great Pause of 2020, a time of tension, bewilderment and isolation.
by Michael Major - Sep 28, 2022
As their anthemic single Something Loud continues to gain momentum on streaming platforms and radio across America, Jimmy Eat World have released an intimate acoustic-driven version of the song and a companion video, available now digitally. Plus, check out upcoming tour dates!
by Michael Major - Sep 28, 2022
Archers of Loaf will release their new album, Reason in Decline, via Merge Records. It marks the band’s first full-length studio album in over two decades. Though Archers of Loaf have played a handful of reunion shows in the past couple of decades, the band is set to embark on their first tour in support of Reason in Decline this fall.
by Michael Major - Sep 28, 2022
Multi-talented artist and singer-songwriter Dylan Conrique has released her newest single, “get over you.' With soft piano and melodic vocals that build into a powerful chorus, “get over you” is an intimate, mid-tempo track. Dylan co-wrote the track alongside Peter Fenn and Deza, with production by Fenn. Watch the new music video now!
by Michael Major - Sep 28, 2022
In celebration of the 60th anniversary of James Bond on the silver screen, the 14 remaining couples will perform dances to iconic songs from the James Bond franchise for week three of the mirrorball competition. “Bond Night” will open with a special pro performance to “Live and Let Die” by Paul McCartney & Wings.
by Michael Major - Sep 28, 2022
Fitz and The Tantrums have announced their brand new studio album Let Yourself Free. To herald the announcement, the band has also unveiled their infectious new single “Moneymaker”. The song is available to stream and download beginning now. Watch a lyric video for the track on the band’s YouTube channel below.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2022
'Have you ever dreamt of attending the Yule Ball?' This fall, you are invited to the unique celebratory gathering, 'Harry Potter: A Yule Ball Celebration', coming to select cities across the globe for the first time ever, all the way from Milan and Montreal to Houston and Mexico City with dates starting November 18 in the US.
by Michael Major - Sep 27, 2022
UK/Irish trio New Rules have announced a U.S. headline tour. The run kicks off November 30 in Philadelphia, PA and hits New York City’s famed Bowery Ballroom on December 1 before concluding in Atlanta, GA on December 7. Fans can sign up for the band’s Planet Fans Access-All-Areas pass to access presale tickets.
by Michael Major - Sep 27, 2022
The romantic clip stars Barbara Lochiatto who first warmed viewers hearts as the widow looking for a second chance at love in Some Kind of Heaven – a critically acclaimed documentary produced by Darren Aronofsky (Requiem for a Dream, The Wrestler, Jackie) and the New York Times and directed by Lance Oppenheim.
by Jared Fessler - Sep 27, 2022
The Queen herself invites you to a once-in-a-lifetime evening of music and dance complete with acrobatic performances, interactive experiences, a stunning dance show, and plenty of surprises.
by Michael Major - Sep 27, 2022
Fresh off a sold-out UK tour, Craig Finn and the Uptown Controllers are jumping right back into a fall tour of North America. Kicking off on October 11 at Boston's Crystal Ballroom followed by a performance on Late Night with Seth Meyers on the 12th, the dates will take the band through November 9, ending at Portland, OR's Old Church.
by Michael Major - Sep 27, 2022
“I Can’t Grow Up” is a self-described “snotty nosed pop song about not being able to grow out of bad habits in relationships.” The official video, directed by Mark Myers, matches the song’s playfulness and the duo’s charisma. The new song “was musically inspired by Chicago band Dehd and their album Flower of Devotion,” according to Sara Quin.
by Michael Major - Sep 27, 2022
'Touchdown' comes will a music video directed by A-Wall himself. Filmed in Dallas' opulent rave basement club Meet Me Underground, the video pictures A-Wall on a night out. The use of multiple camera angles and fisheye perspective captures the frenetic and disorienting journey. Plus, check out tour dates!
by Michael Major - Sep 26, 2022
On the eve of the Los Angeles Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert, Heart co-founder NANCY WILSON releases “Amigo Amiga” the tribute song she wrote for her friend, Taylor, a few days after his passing.  The song and new lyric video, featuring Nancy, premiered on Consequence. All proceeds from the release of the single will benefit MusiCares.
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 24, 2022
The opera DIDO AND AENEAS may clock in under an hour, but this production by Bodhi Tree Concerts is a delightful evening spent at a theatre. Performances are only this weekend through Sunday, September 25th so don’t delay!
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 24, 2022
Foil Arms & Hog, Ireland’s top sketch comedy group, will bring their newest live show back for dates this November. After selling out their spring tour, the prolific Dublin-based trio are back by popular demand for more U.S. dates plus two shows in Vancouver. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2022
Rogue Machine presents the Southern CA premiere of Samuel D. Hunter's “A GREAT WILDERNESS”, opening September 24, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2022
FJK Dance will celebrate its Eighth Anniversary Season at New York Live Arts from October 13-15, 2022, featuring a preview of Fadi J. Khoury's multimedia creation, Off Limits. A benefit Gala event will follow the opening night performance on October 13.
by Michael Major - Sep 23, 2022
Following the release of her critically acclaimed debut album ‘The Hardest Part,’ and ahead of the start of her North American headlining tour on October 4, GRAMMY nominated, multi-platinum selling artist Noah Cyrus shares her latest single: ‘Noah (Stand Still),’ a powerful and heart-rending new song that features her father, Billy Ray Cyrus.
by Michael Major - Sep 23, 2022
Red 4 Filth produced by Ivan and Peter, Jordan Palmer, Stolar & Chester Krupa & Killingsworth features songwriters (Jay Stolar (Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato), JBACH, Chester Krupa, Skyler Cocco, Jordan Palmer, Andrea Rosario (Aloe Blacc) Jesse Saint John, Nick Laughlin and Ferras) not many other drag performers have attained thus far.
by Michael Major - Sep 23, 2022
Denim & Diamonds, the new album from Nashville vocalist and songwriter Nikki Lane, is out now. Denim & Diamonds features previously shared singles “Born Tough,” “Black Widow” and “First High.” Additionally, Lane will appear on “CBS Mornings” for a Saturday Sessions performance on October 1. Plus, check out upcoming tour dates!
by Michael Major - Sep 23, 2022
Joshua Bassett showcases the full scope of his artistry on the deeply personal Sad Songs In A Hotel Room EP. The 6-song set includes recent single “Smoke Slow” as well as staggering new material like “Lifeline,” which is accompanied by an intimate video, which finds Bassett delivering the poignant lyrics straight to camera.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2022
From brilliant ballroom to dynamic contemporary pieces, returning favourites to eagerly-anticipated new works, dance lovers have a dazzling autumn season of dance to look forward to at The Lowry, Salford.
by Michael Major - Sep 22, 2022
The professional dancers will kick off “Elvis Night” with a high-energy performance to “Also Sprach Zarathustra” / “Don’t Be Cruel” choreographed by Jemel McWilliams. The evening will be split into three chronological acts, each exploring a different period of Elvis’s career: from his early days in rock music, through his Hollywood era.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2022
The McKittrick Hotel, home of Sleep No More, has announced its highly anticipated annual celebration, Halloween Ball: The Lost Garden. The hotel will open its doors into the wee hours on Friday 10/28, Saturday 10/29, and Monday 10/31.
by Michael Major - Sep 22, 2022
New York artist VÉRITÉ releases the first song “are we done yet?” of a new music era. Already known for presenting her art uniquely, in her own way, she launched this era with an exciting VÉRITÉ Crewneck merch drop, first revealed to her top Spotify fans last month and now available everywhere.
by Michael Major - Sep 22, 2022
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by Michael Major - Sep 22, 2022
Meg Mac will Join Jacob Banks as his special guest for the upcoming North American Tour kicking off in San Francisco on September 28th. Matter of Time is the singer’s highly anticipated third album, and a record that builds on Mac’s award-winning foundations. Check out their upcoming tour dates now!
by Michael Major - Sep 22, 2022
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by Michael Major - Sep 21, 2022
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by Michael Major - Sep 21, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2022
Seen by more than 22 million music fans since it opened in London's West End in 1989, Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story — the show that inspired a generation of multi-million selling juke-box musicals including Jersey Boys, Mamma Mia, Million Dollar Quartet, and We Will Rock You — is back by popular demand! See Buddy at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on October 22, 2022.
by Michael Major - Sep 21, 2022
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by Michael Major - Sep 21, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2022
Abingdon Theatre Company (Chad Austin, Artistic Director) has announced additional casting for their upcoming 30th Anniversary Gala on Monday, October 24 at The Edison Ballroom (240 W. 47th Street). The star-studded cast will be celebrating Abingdon’s milestone 30th anniversary as ATC honors Tony Award winner David Zippel and ATC Board President DMW Greer. 
by Michael Major - Sep 20, 2022
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by Michael Major - Sep 20, 2022
They have since released Danny L Harle’s remix of “Chaeri,” their own remix of Soccer Mommy’s “Shotgun,” and their first new single of 2022 with “All You Do.” They have shared another new track entitled “Unconditional,” alongside an amazing, self-directed video. Plus, check out upcoming tour dates!
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 2, 2022
MUSE/IQUE continues its adventurous yearlong concert series, L.A. Composed: A Festival of Los Angeles Music, with Grand Avenue led by Artistic Director Rachael Worby and featuring the returns of Savion Glover, named by Dance Spirit magazine as one of the 13 Best Tap Dancers in History, and Charles Yang, recipient of the 2018 Leonard Bernstein Award and described by The Boston Globe as one who 'plays classical violin with the charisma of a rock star.'
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 2, 2022
Services will be held for Broadway and television actress Camille Saviola on October 23, 2022, 1:00 - 3:00pm at Feeney Funeral Home in Ridgewood NJ.
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 1, 2022
Navy Pier has announced a full slate of free programs and events to celebrate the Halloween season starting on Oct. 1- 31.

Ballroom Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Ballroom have their been?
Ballroom has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1978 and Broadway which opened in 1978.

What Tony Awards has Ballroom been nominated for?
Best Musical , Best Book of a Musical for Jerome Kass, Best Choreography for Michael Bennett, Best Choreography for Bob Avian, Best Costume Design for Theoni V. AldredgeBest Direction of a Musical for Michael Bennett and Best Lighting Design for Tharon Musser.

What Tony Awards has Ballroom won?
Best Book of a Musical for Jerome Kass Best Choreography for Michael Bennett Best Choreography for Bob Avian Best Costume Design for Theoni V. Aldredge Best Direction of a Musical for Michael Bennett Best Lighting Design for Tharon Musser.

What productions of Ballroom have their been?
Ballroom has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1978 and Broadway which opened in 1978.

What songs are in Ballroom and what's the order?
A Terrific Band and a Real Nice Crowd
A Song for Dancin'
One by One
The Ballroom Montage
Dreams
Somebody Did All Right for Herself
The Tango
Good Night (Is Not Goodbye)
I've Been Waiting All My Life
I Love to Dance
More of the Same
Fifty Percent
The Stardust Waltz
I Wish You a Waltz
Like Her
If Anyone Had Told Me
How Can I Tell Her
The Job Application
Who Gave You Permission?
How Could You Do This to Me
Pennies and Dreams
Call Me Yours
A Big Mistake
Suddenly There's You

What is the order of songs in Ballroom and what's the order?
A Terrific Band and a Real Nice Crowd
A Song for Dancin'
One by One
The Ballroom Montage
Dreams
Somebody Did All Right for Herself
The Tango
Good Night (Is Not Goodbye)
I've Been Waiting All My Life
I Love to Dance
More of the Same
Fifty Percent
The Stardust Waltz
I Wish You a Waltz
Like Her
If Anyone Had Told Me
How Can I Tell Her
The Job Application
Who Gave You Permission?
How Could You Do This to Me
Pennies and Dreams
Call Me Yours
A Big Mistake
Suddenly There's You

What productions of Ballroom have there been?
Ballroom has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1978 and Broadway which opened in 1978.