Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Barnum - 1980 - Broadway

Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls, children of all ages... step right up to The Ritz Theatre for a front row seat and a first rate glance at the jugglers, clowns, trapeze artists and original ring leader of them all... Mr. P.T. Barnum! Written by Mark Bramble, Music by Cy Coleman and Lyrics by Michael Stewart, we're giving a fresh, exciting new look to this classic American Musical. Based on the life of showman P.T. Barnum, this spectacle takes you to a world like you've never seen before! Here lies a rare gem that offers everything from traditional musical theatre to the tantalizing stir of excitement that one can only find waiting underneath the big top!

Schedule

St. James Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
246 West 44th St.
pixeltracker
Category:
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2021
After a year of absence, Birmingham Hippodrome will be bringing Pantomime back to the city with Goldilocks and the Three Bears from Saturday 18 December, and today have announced the exciting cast line-up who will be joining Jason Donavon in his panto debut and Birmingham Panto favourite Matt Slack.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2021
The festival has more than 425 in-person and online performances and events ranging from comedy, dance, kids' fringe, and multidisciplinary shows, to music, spoken word, theatre, and visual art & film.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2021
Following a year of shuttered doors, Feinstein’s at the Nikko announced today they will reopen later this month with a lineup of fan favorites, Broadway stars, and local icons who will take the stage at San Francisco’s premier nightclub.
by Nicole Rosky - May 29, 2021
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, May 29-30, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2021
This Sunday, May 30th at 2 pm, the Congress for Jewish Culture will host ITZIK AND THE GOLDEN PEACOCK, a 120th birthday celebration for renowned Yiddish bard Itzik Manger. This very special virtual event will feature an ensemble of Yiddish luminaries with readings, music and discussion, revealing why Itzik Manger has such an enduring legacy.
by Student Blogger: Holden Childress - May 19, 2021
I'm bound to watch some movie musicals this summer, and since there’s enough to make a list, I thought I’d share some musical films I’ll be watching this summer that I recommend.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2021
On Sunday, May 30th at 2 PM, the Congress for Jewish Culture will host ITZIK AND THE GOLDEN PEACOCK, a 120th birthday celebration for Yiddish writer Itzik Manger. This very special virtual event will feature an ensemble of Yiddish luminaries with readings, music and discussion, revealing why Itzik Manger has such an inspirational, enduring legacy.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 12, 2021
Rooftop Cinema Club (RCC), creator of the ultimate open-air cinema experience, celebrates their 10th Anniversary this June.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 8, 2021
With Women in Theatre Through the Decades, we will be highlighting the vital role that women have played in theatre history, showcasing those who paved the way and who continue to make history today. This week, we are highlighting the accomplishments of women in theatre throughout the 1960s and the 1970s!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2021
MEGILLAH CYCLE has surpassed 6,000 views and that number is rapidly climbing. The Congress for Jewish Culture is continuing its International Virtual Yiddish Theater series with MEGILLAH CYCLE, featuring an all-star international cast, directed and adapted by Mike Burstyn from Itzik Manger’s modernist take on the traditional Purim play.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2021
The creative team and full cast list has been announced for the hilarious, feel-good musical, The Wedding Singer, which will have its Australian premiere in just two weeks on Friday 9 April.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 25, 2021
Final seats are on sale at 9:00am, Monday 29 March for the Melbourne performances of CHESS THE MUSICAL, starring Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Paulini, Rob Mills, Alexander Lewis, Mark Furze and more at the Regent Theatre from 22 to 24 April.
by Student Blogger: Madison Moore - Mar 22, 2021
The criteria are that these shows have been nominated for Best Musical from the 3rd Tony Awards (the ceremony that started the Best Musical category) in 1949 to the nominations of what will now be the 74th Tony Awards in 2021. I will be determining their signs based upon their Broadway premiere date. With those rules in mind, here we go!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 19, 2021
Today's top stories: behind the scenes of Hamilton in Australia, In the Heights moves up its release date, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 19, 2021
 Tony Orlando is kicking off his sixth decade in music and entertainment with a series of new projects, including the release of “Timeless: The Big Hits” (via Time Life) on March 19 and his own radio show on the station that was the very first to play his debut single, New York’s 77 WABC Radio.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2021
Come What May, a tribute to the greatest movie musicals of all time including Moulin Rouge, Rocketman, The Greatest Showman, A Star is Born and Burlesque, will head out on a major national theatre tour this September, playing across the UK including at the Mercury Theatre Colchester, the Mayflower Theatre Southampton, the New Theatre Royal Lincoln and Buxton Opera House.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 9, 2021
Robert A. Reed, Executive Director of the Plano Symphony Orchestra, announced today that, at the PSO Annual Meeting held on June 6, 2021, the Board unanimously elected Marion Brockette as President as well as approved the returning and new board members and a new slate of officers. The Board voted to install the following officers: Marion Brockette, President; Dr. Chris Parr, Vice President; Janie Orr, Secretary; Mike Mangum, Treasurer; Marcela Schweers, Guild President. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 4, 2021
Throughout her outstanding career, Mary has earned numerous Tony, Lucille Lortel, Drama Desk, Drama League nominations for her work, as well as a special Drama Desk award celebrating 'Three Decades of Outstanding Work.'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 26, 2021
We spoke with Alex Lacamoire about what it was like collaborating with Jennifer Nettles, his process of crafting new arrangements of classic songs, what he is most excited for with the release of 'Always Like New' and much more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021
Multi-GRAMMY® Award winner Jennifer Nettles is offering a renewed sense of hope by leading the charge to usher in the return of Broadway with her new genre-defying album, Always Like New from Concord Records, which is out today.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 24, 2021
'Night Rain,' the latest indie thriller from Seasons & a Muse and the award-winning producers of 'The Scarapist,' screens on July 29, coinciding with the launch of Seasons & a Muse Studios, the manufacturing and distribution arm of the entertainment conglomerate.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2021
Time to dust off those leg warmers and sequined shoulder-pads, Sydney! Penned by the writer of the smash movie, the all-out 80s musical romp The Wedding Singer will hit the State Theatre in less than a month.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2021
Big changes are coming to Omnium Circus and its world class, multi-talented, multi-abled and multi-backgrounded troupe (www.omniumcircus.org), beginning June 9, when it launches a spectacularly revamped virtual show featuring two exciting new acts along with reimagined favorites and more. Omnium is also expanding its access options to include Spanish language in addition to ASL, captioning, audio description, and plain language features.
by Paula Makar - Jun 18, 2021
Mirette is based on the Caldecott Award-winning book Mirette on the High Wire by Emily Arnold McCully. The musical runs June 16-20 at the Century II Convention Hall, with excellent socially distanced seating. If you have children, RUN, don’t walk, to purchase tickets for this delightfully charming treasure. It’s the kind of show that will turn children into lifelong theatre goers. The story is simple, the characters are timeless archetypes, the message is positive, and the artistic value is high despite the impositions of strict COVID19 restrictions.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2021
Summer is here and Gulfshore Playhouse Education's STAR Academy is bringing to life a fun and entertaining student musical perfect for the entire family. “Junie B. Jones Jr. – The Musical,” based on the Broadway adaptation of author Barbara Park's best-selling book series about the fun-loving Junie B. Jones, tells the tale of the adventurous character as she begins first grade.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2021
The much-anticipated summer crime drama LANSKY by writer/director Eytan Rockaway is set to hit theatres and digital streaming channels on June 25. The film's star-studded cast features Harvey Keitel, Sam Worthington, Danny A. Abeckaser, David James Elliott, Minka Kelly, David Cade, John Magaro, and AnnaSophia Robb, among others.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2021
Tony and Daytime Emmy Award Winner Lillias White's will release her first solo studio album, 'Get Yourself Some Happy!', out July 23, 2021 via Old Mill Road Recording.  White is internationally recognized for her glorious voice and extraordinary ability to communicate the heart of a song.
by TV News Desk - Jun 10, 2021
Recorded and mixed in July 2019 at Old Mill Road Recording in East Arlington, Vermont, 'Get Yourself Some Happy!' is the culmination of a 30-year friendship and professional collaboration between Lillias White and her musical director/accompanist, Timothy Graphenreed.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021
After an extensive audition process of over 250 performers, James Terry Collective has announced the full cast of Next to Normal. Previously announced, this electric production will star Queenie van de Zandt in the leading role of Diana Goodman. Returning to the stage is Tyran Parke as Dan Goodman.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2021
Shows with costumes on display will include A Soldier's Play, Aladdin, Chicago, Come From Away, The Cher Show, Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, Golden Child, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Lion King, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Mrs. Doubtfire, The Phantom of the Opera, SIX, Wicked, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2021
It was announced today that the Costume Industry Coalition’s new exhibition, Showstoppers! Spectacular Costumes from Stage & Screen, has added both extraordinary costumes and exciting partners to their summer spectacle, running from August 5 – September 26 at 234 West 42nd Street.
by Timoth David Copney - Jul 26, 2021
What's the buzz? Lemme tell you what was a'happenin' last weekend at the performing arts space in the old North Carroll High School in Hampstead. Players On Air presented a revival of Andrew Lloyd Weber's Jesus Christ Superstar and those hallowed halls were rockin!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 23, 2021
Tony and Daytime Emmy Award-winner Lillias White has released her highly-anticipated first solo studio album, 'Get Yourself Some Happy!', out today via Old Mill Road Recording.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2021
As it continues its jam-packed 2021 Summer Season, the Firelands Symphony Orchestra (FSO) returns to Veteran's Memorial Lake Park at Norwalk Reservoir on Saturday, August 7 at 7:00pm with 'SUPERSTAR - The Songs. The Stories. The Carpenters.', starring international vocalist Helen Welch.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021
The Old Globe announced today it will resume live and in-person holiday programming this year with the Globe’s productions of the 24th annual Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! and the return of the Dickens mash-up and music-filled comedy Ebenezer Scrooge’s BIG San Diego Christmas Show.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 5, 2021
Displays include costumes from Broadway, Off Broadway and National Tours, including A Soldier's Play, Aladdin, Chicago, Come From Away, The Cher Show, Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, Golden Child, Hamilton, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Lion King, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Mrs. Doubtfire, The Phantom of the Opera, SIX, Wicked; and more!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 5, 2021
The new exhibition, Showstoppers! Spectacular Costumes From Stage and Screen is now open in Times Square! The exhibit will run for a limited eight-week engagement through September 26, 2021 at 234 West 42nd Street.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2021
New Camerata Opera has announced its 2021/22 season featuring a world premiere, immersive family performances, and free outdoor concerts.
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 23, 2021
Producers Barry and Fran Weissler have just announced casting for the Broadway company of CHICAGO, which resumes performances at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W 49th St, NYC) on Tuesday, September 14th. Leading the company will be Bianca Marroquín making her debut in the role of Velma Kelly, Tony Award-winner Lillias White as Matron “Mama” Morton, Raymond Bokhour as Amos Hart and Ryan Lowe as Mary Sunshine. Casting for the roles of Roxie Hart and Billy Flynn will officially be announced soon, but according to an Instagram post from casting office Stewart/Whitley, Ana Villafañe will play Roxie.
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2021
Broadway fans may hear a familiar tune when they watch the new Google ad, celebrating six months since NASA's Perseverance Rover has been on Mars.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 19, 2021
The show, which stars Britain's Got Talent winner Jai McDowall, will head out on a major national theatre tour this September, playing across the UK including at the Mercury Theatre Colchester, the Mayflower Theatre Southampton, the New Theatre Royal Lincoln and Buxton Opera House, where the show kicks off on 15 September.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 18, 2021
Organizers of the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival announced today that its tenth annual festival will include more than 425 in-person and online performances and events – ranging from comedy, dance, kids' fringe, and multidisciplinary shows, to music, spoken word, theatre, and visual art & film – from Tuesday, September 14 – Saturday, September 25, 2021.
by Ricky Pope - Aug 13, 2021
Lillias White (Dreamgirls, Cats, Once On This Island, How to Succeed, The Life, Fela!) is the kind of performer who engenders adoration. She serves up joy and talent in giant portions in everything she does. She won the Tony for The Life, the Obie for Romance in Hard Times, and a Daytime Emmy for her role on Sesame Street. She was also Tony-nominated for her stunning turn in Fela! Her voice is instantly recognizable. No one sings like her. The force of her voice and her presence is as elemental as air, water, earth, and fire.
by Student Blogger: Anna Demaria - Apr 23, 2021
From the Great White Way to the Silver Screen, these artists have careers that span both the stage and screen. Today we are delving into the Broadway careers of six performers who are nominated for the 2021 Academy Awards.
by Brian Michaels - Apr 19, 2021
A funny story, when I was a kid I collected movie posters. The local movie theater would often give away posters after a movie ran and I would take what I could get. One of the posters I got was of a movie I had never seen called “A Chorus Line”. That poster hung on my wall for a year or two until it was replaced by another, and I never did see the movie...
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2021
Baryshnikov Arts Center will present the final installment of world premieres commissioned for the Digital Spring 2021 season. The first, premiering May 3—17, is choreographer Stefanie Batten Bland’s Kolonial, created in collaboration with installation artist Conrad Quesen.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2021
Broadway Alive presents the Ellen's Stardust Diner Alumni Reunion, an interactive musical theatre benefit show, streaming on Sunday, April 18 at 7 PM EDT.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 16, 2021
New York Theatre Workshop announced today that Artistic Director James C. Nicola will depart the theater on June 30, 2022. Nicola has been the Artistic Director of New York Theatre Workshop since 1988.