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Best Foot Forward - 1941 - Broadway


Ethel Barrymore Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
243 West 47th St.
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 28, 2019
Break out your best cerulean wear because The Devil Wears Prada musical adaptation will premiere at Broadway In Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre from July 14, 2020 through Aug. 16, 2020 prior to a Broadway engagement.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018
This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 9/27/2018 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.
by Zofeen Maqsood - Sep 20, 2019
M-O-M stars some of the most prolific Indian actors like Sakshi Tanwar, Mona Singh, Nidhi Singh, Palomi Ghosh in lead roles, along with veteran actor Ashish Vidyarthi and Mohan Joshi in prominent roles.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018
E! and WWE(R)'s 'Total Divas(R)' returns for its eighth season beginning Today, September 19 at 9 pm ET/PT. Brie Bella(R), Nikki Bella(R), Naomi (Trinity), Natalya (Nattie), Lana, Nia Jax and Paige will be part of a season that promises career highs and personal lows, buoyed by life-long friendships that help them weather the storm. For a sneak peek at the new season, please visit here!
by Student Blogger: Leslie Walker - Sep 13, 2018
You survived your first week. And I'm willing to bet money that you were told at least 20 times this week how to breathe.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2018
Prepare to laugh your way through autumn at Storyhouse Chester as the leading city arts venue stages its first ever Comedy Weekend.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2018
Join Adam Hills on an exclusive book tour this autumn as he tells selected stories from his best-selling autobiography Best Foot Forward - a hilarious and honest collection of anecdotes, thoughts and tales of a life in comedy.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 8, 2020
The Biden Pep Rally, to be held Wednesday, October 14 at 8:00 PM ET, will be hosted by playwright and actor Eric Ulloa. It will kick off with Broadway luminaries Joel Grey and Donna Murphy and will also include appearances from Harolyn Blackwell, James Monroe Iglehart, Telly Leung, Caissie Levy, Lesli Margherita, Patti Murin, Zachary Prince, & more.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 8, 2018
HEARTS and LANDMARK ON MAIN STREET, two Port Washington non-profits whose missions involve supporting the arts throughout the community, announce the HEARTS' 2018-19 Master Classes. This series of four FREE experiential workshops for high school students through adults, features skilled and celebrated professional artists in a variety of disciplines.
by Student Blogger: Diana Witt - Oct 29, 2018
From open calls to callbacks, auditioning is a major part of the theatre, film, and television industries. For professional actors and performers, auditioning IS their job. Booking a show or commercial is usually a short-term gig, so looking for work is a constant cycle.
by Student Blogger: Samantha Daynes - Oct 19, 2020
Earlier this summer, when a friend and I were talking on the phone and lamenting the loss of theatre, we started talking about Broadway songs that have taught us important life lessons.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2019
Lips, the ultimate in drag dining, will host a not-your-ordinary Holiday Toy Drive to benefit Children's Diagnostic & Treatment Center (CDTC) during its Dragalicious Gospel Brunch on Sunday, December 8, with two show seatings at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring an unwrapped children's toy to receive a free Lips' world famous frozen cosmo during a future visit.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 5, 2018
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the November Panel:General Manager and Attorney, and the Early Development of New Work on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 7:30pm (networking at 7pm) at The Actors' Temple, 339 West 47th Street, New York, NY 10036. This panel is free for TRU members;$12.50 for non-members in advance ($15 at door).Please reserve using the bright red reservation box at or e-mail
by Tanya Seale - Nov 3, 2019
What you'll find at the end of a long, foggy hall with ominous flickering lights is the home of Lurie and June Walker. Come on in when you get here. Walk across the creaky kitchen floor and take a seat in one of the old wooden chairs along the walls. Don't mind the noises. Don't worry about those sharp flashes of light. You're safe. You're in a a?oegooda??...
by Julie Musbach - Nov 13, 2018
According to the Miami Herald, Broadway actress turned teacher and mentor Paula Wayne has passed away at age 84. She died on November 9th following a battle with pancreatic cancer.
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2020
Theatre Victoria is holding a webinar on virtual auditions for its upcoming production of Matilda!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 22, 2020
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced the expansion of its online programs and events through August 2020. Arena Artistic Director Molly Smith has curated a diverse and engaging Spring/Summer Season, Looking Forward, connecting artists and audiences locally and nationally.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 24, 2021
Sunset Lines began when musical partners and founders Liz Brooks (vocals/synth) and Paul McCorkle (producer/synth) decided to start their own musical project after the band in which they met disbanded. 
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 18, 2019
The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey is currently presenting 'Curious George-The Golden Meatball' through March 31.This exciting show for the whole family is directed by the Theatre's Audience Development Director, Danny Campos. had the opportunity to ask a few questions of the show's stars.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 18, 2019
Audible Inc., the world's largest producer and provider of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word entertainment, will begin performances this week of Is Anyone Alive Out There?, an original comedy musical at the Minetta Lane Theatre, which will also be recorded live for release as an Audible Original. The post-apocalyptic-set farce will run for four nights from March 21-24 at the company's creative home for live performances in New York. Each of the four performances will feature a surprise special guest appearance from either Chris Gethard (The Chris Gethard Show), Gilbert Gottfried (Gilbert), or Helene Yorke (The Other Two).
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 12, 2020
2020 is proving to be once again be dominated by mxmtoon. Following the release of her latest single, “fever dream,” and the announcement of her North American dawn & dusk tour, today the 19-year-old is sharing a new track “quiet motions.”Listen below!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021
Acclaimed theatre director/producer Troy Heard has teamed Steven Peros to write the book and lyrics with wunderkind composer, Brandon Scott Grayson (Musical Director, Utah Shakespeare Festival), for a musical adaptation of Peros' play, The Cat's Meow.
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2021
On SAY YES TO THE DRESS, wedding season is back, and brides are flocking to Kleinfeld to make their bridal visions a reality. The doctors of MY FEET ARE KILLING ME work more of their transformational medical magic to change lives, including one patient with a condition so rare, that they’re only the eighth person in the world ever diagnosed.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 28, 2021
Ali Asghar is mainly introduced to the music industry and has a plan to launch his first music soundtrack 'Don't stop believin' on Spotify first.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 24, 2020
On the Tuesday, June 23rd edition of “Tamron Hall,” Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award-winning musician John Legend joined the show to discuss his new album, “Bigger Love,”
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2020
As our country faces a pandemic and signs of a nation divided, the need for hope and happiness is greater than ever before. Renowned artist and proud American Mateo Blanco has seen these signs and is making a stand for unity through his art.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 16, 2020
Legendary Broadway casting director Jay Binder is stepping down from his company Binder Casting. Jay Binder has cast over 70 Broadway productions, including the Tony Award winning productions of The Lion King, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, Dames At Sea, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Gypsy, The King and I, Lost in Yonkers and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 1, 2020
The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College (The PAC) was selected as the location for shooting a portion of PBS' upcoming A Capitol Fourth celebration concert, which will air on Saturday, July 4. The portion filmed at The PAC will feature a performance by Brian Stokes Mitchell.
by Drew Eberhard - Jul 1, 2019
In the traditional sense, dance, and art-forms alike are put on stage to evoke feeling and emotions from the audience. However what happens, when a Professional Company who gained major popularity from their show stopping performances on America's Got Talent, turn the tables on their dancersartist as well?
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 9, 2020
Check out Joe's Pub lineup for the Under the Radar festival featuring new and experimental work from Rizo (fka Lady Rizo), Lucy McComick, Daniel J. Watts, and Ryan J. Haddad. Rounding out the week is Kittel & Co, Ethan Lipton & His Orchestra, Jean-Michel Blais, Rev Billy, a very fun showcase from DANCE NOW, Nellie McKay, Aditya Prakash, Damien Sneed, William Prince, Xenia França, Luis Enrique and, as always, a ton more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2020
The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) begins performances for the 16th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL on Wednesday, January 8. This popular and highly-anticipated festival of The Public's winter season will include artists from across the U.S. and around the world, including Australia, Chile, China, Japan, Mexico, Palestine, Taiwan, and the U.K. Curated by UTR Festival Director Mark Russell, this year's UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL continues to expand to venues throughout New York City, in addition to The Public Theater's home at Astor Place.
by Troy Frisby - Jan 30, 2019
Birds of a feather flock together, so they say, and in the case of BRIEFS: THE SECOND COMING, that pursuit can involve actual feathers.
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Jan 23, 2020
A traveling professional theatre company, Vivid Theatre Productions founder Drew Eberhard is excited to debut his second musical cabaret, a show called Fragmentation: Moving from Captivity to Liberation, a fundraiser for his first season. One night only, Sunday, January 26 at Villagio Cinemas, it features some of the best voices in Tampa Bay.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 4, 2019
Globally renowned tech innovator and award-winning recording artist Imogen Heap, recognized for creative works including Hide and Seek and Tiny Human, has announced her first world tour in eight years, which will bring together content creators, fans and the industry in a unique and innovative format.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Feb 26, 2021
We're rounding up 27 tweets from the week of 2/22/2021 to 2/26/2021 from Broadway stars and theater fans!
by Tori Hartshorn - Feb 26, 2019
Globally renowned tech innovator and award-winning recording artist Imogen Heap, recognized for creative works including Hide and Seek and Tiny Human, has announced her first world tour in eight years, which will bring together content creators, fans and the industry in a unique and innovative format.
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 25, 2021
If you love looking back at Ella, Lady Day, Sassy and The Queen then consider how much you will love looking forward with Norm, Natalie, Latrice and La Tanya. This time history pays it forward.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 23, 2019
Stanley Donen, director of movie musicals such as Singin' In The Rain and On The Town, has died, according to Variety. Donen was 94.
by Wesley Doucette - Feb 10, 2020
What happens when a choreographer goes off the beaten path? This past Friday's New Combinations program at The New York City Ballet staged unique works in the repertory of four icons of the field: Wheeldon, Peck, Robbins, and Ratmansky. The four choreographers taken together offer ballets that we can view as academic curiosities, forgettable B-Sides, or explosive new dance visions.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 9, 2020
Cambridge Arts Theatre will return, after an eight-month closure, with a brand-new, feel-good, warm-hearted and COVID-safe panto themed adventure set to sprinkle the city with Christmas magic.
by Andrew Child - Dec 4, 2019
In order to write about Open Theatre Project's 7th Annual Slam Boston (a series of home-grown 10 minute plays hosted at Boston Playwright's Theatre), one must first open up the discussion of the 'D' word. That's right, Boston. Let's talk about that 9-letter word that not only kills in Scrabble, but also purports to have the mystical power of selling tickets, encouraging productive conversation, and absolving institutions of the need to engage with their more inherently exclusive practices. Diversity.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 31, 2019
Check out the Joe's Pub lineup for the tip-top of the year a?" a new Country Music night from Jim, Jenn & Neal; Haitian singer-songwriter BeLO; two of the three Ultramagnetic MCs Kool Keith and CED-GEE; Kittel & Co, Rev Billy, a very fun showcase from DANCE NOW and, as always, a ton more.
by Kristen Morale - Dec 23, 2019
Directed by John DeSotelle, Nuance Theatre Co. brings John Patrick Shanley's DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA to the Nubox - an intimate blackbox theater in the heart of Hell's Kitchen where (in my experience) theatrical magic always happens. Presented as an Equity stage production, DeSotelle brings two incredibly talented actors to the stage for a limited two-week run.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 10, 2018
Globally renowned tech innovator and award-winning recording artist Imogen Heap, recognized for creative works including Hide and Seek and Tiny Human, has announced her first world tour in eight years, which will bring together content creators, fans and the industry in a unique and innovative format.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 10, 2018
Emerson Colonial Theatre announces award-winning recording artist and renowned tech innovator Imogen Heap, recognized for creative works including "Hide and Seek" and "Tiny Human," in concert as part of her first world tour in eight years. Heap will play the historic Emerson Colonial Theatre on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 8pm. Heap will reunite with Guy Sigsworth, playing together for the first time since 2003 as electronic duo Frou Frou.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2020
Several energetic staff members from Darlington Hippodrome will be putting their best foot forward in full Santa costume to run in this year’s St Teresa’s Hospice virtual 5k Santa Fun Run on Sunday 6 December.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2018
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Kay Cole in Souvenir on August 8, 2018. Souvenir is a wonderfully entertaining journey through a life in show business, from childhood to now.
by Student Blogger: Josie Reynolds - Aug 28, 2020
Theatre has moved into a fancy new platform that I am sure we all are familiar with...Zoom. 
by Student Blogger: Josie Reynolds - Aug 19, 2020
Wait...what was that? You wanted me to make ANOTHER decision about the upcoming school year? I really hope that is not what you said... 
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2021
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Robert Fletcher, the prolific costume designer for both stage and screen, died in Kansas City, MO on April 5 at the age of 98.