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A musical version of The Seagull set in outer space seems to be the perfect show for the creator's community theatre to perform. A successful, but troubled actor returns home to direct it and what evolves is another musical retelling of The Seagull set around a musical retelling of The Seagull.


Promenade Theatre

About the Theatre
(New York, NY)
2162 Broadway
by Michael Major - Sep 8, 2021
Based on the book “Bright Burning Stars” by A.K. Small, the film stars Diana Silvers, Kristine Froseth, and Jacqueline Bisset. It was written and directed by Sarah Adina Smith.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2021
OneOff Award and two-time OnComm award-winning The Show Must Go Online have announced the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed reading of The Two Noble Kinsmen by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher. The production is the Season Finale of The Show Must Go Online before entering a chrysalis period.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2020
Battersea Arts Centre is extending an invitation to Make/Love this autumn, today announcing an ambitious season of daring and intimate work. At a time when connecting people has never been more important, Make/Love asks how we can re-imagine a future with care and creativity as the guidelines.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2019
Flutist Linda Chesis will present an afternoon of chamber music inspired by birdsong on Sunday, October 6 at 4:00pm at the Otesaga Resort Hotel ballroom in Cooperstown. The concert is the final event of the Cooperstown Summer Music Festival's 21st season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2021
Get set to be amazed by Water Street Dance Milwaukee’s dance moves on Saturday, Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in Capitol Theater. Artistic Director Morgan Williams will remount his critically acclaimed “Imagery Portrayed” along with “Birds of Paradise,” a collaborative work featuring Water Street professional and pre-professional artists. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 1, 2021
Amazon's BIRDS OF PARADISE, Trisha Yearwood, Reba McEntire, Debra Messing, Shelly Tygielski, Stephen Schwartz and more have been announced for 92Y's October programming.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 13, 2020
Capital Theatres and Pitlochry Festival Theatre announce their new joint venture, the Musical Commissioning Hub. The Studio is set to become the home of great new Scottish musicals
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2019
The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival's 2019 season features a diverse array of world-class artists presenting programs spanning multiple genres, and offers first-time and veteran concertgoers alike the chance to experience the intimate thrill of a live performance.
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022
Tiresias the Oracle (aka Evan Silver) will be presenting HYPERFANTASIA from June 3-10, 2022 at 8:00PM each night at The Brick in Williamsburg, BK.
by Alan Henry - May 21, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Goodspeed Musicals's Hi, My Name is Ben, the inspirational true story of one man who impacted the lives of all those around him without speaking a word. Check out video of the production!
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2020
The National Theatre of Scotland has today revealed the details of the Scenes for Survival launch night and the first a?oescenesa?? to be released as part of its crisis responsive artistic project:
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019
Goodspeed Musicals today announces the cast of Hi, My Name is Ben, the inspirational true story of one man who impacted the lives of all those around him without speaking a word.
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2019
The pianist Mari Nakamura will present a beautiful selection of works on the 22nd of May, 20:00, at Technopolis 20. The concert, an intimate performance of her new album, includes less well known but delightful works by the Czech composer Bohuslav Martinu and many favourites from Gabriel Faur 's beautiful piano works.
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2022
An exciting new adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's 1887 classic Sherlock Holmes adventure A Study in Scarlet is set to captivate audiences this summer when it is brought to life by acclaimed writer and actress Lesley Hart in Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Lipstick, Ketchup and Blood.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 27, 2019
Edinburgh International Festival returns for its 73rd year on 2 - 26 August 2019, bringing the best of theatre, music and dance from across the world to Scotland's capital.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2020
The National Theatre of Scotland's have announced a response to the impact of COVID-19 on the theatre industry. Scenes for Survival is a crisis responsive artistic online project launched in association with BBC Scotland and BBC Arts' Culture in Quarantine project.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2019
Bonnie Milligan has joined the cast of Wicked Sings Birds of Paradise at Feinstein's/54 Below! One of Off-Broadway's most beloved cult musicals, Birds of Paradise, returns to New York City, with a star-studded Broadway cast, many from the hit musical Wicked. The show will be performed on Monday, March 18th, 2019 at 7pm & 9:30pm.
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 17, 2019
What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. After Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Highlights this week include Derek Klena, Joanna Gleason, Bonnie Mulligan, Carrie St. Louis, Colton Ryan, Alli Mauzey, Nancy Opel, and many more.
by - Mar 16, 2019's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/16/2019.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 15, 2019
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (646) 476-3551.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2021
ETT (English Touring Theatre) and Soho Theatre, in association with HOME, today announce Open Mic, a new interactive show by Rob Drummond. Streamed live via TicketCo from the Cabaret Space at Soho Theatre, 1 – 3 April 2021.
by Alan Henry - Jun 5, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Goodspeed Musicals's Hi, My Name is Ben, the inspirational true story of one man who impacted the lives of all those around him without speaking a word. Check out photos of the production below!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2021
The National Center for Choreography - Akron announces today that the organization has received a $25,000 Grants for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment for the Arts to support 2021-22 programming.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2019
The creative team behind the long-awaited revival of Jerry Springer - The Opera have announced details of the final cast members to complete the company.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2019
Marisa Gold grew up quite a distance from the Great Depression, which might as well have been not just another time, but another world. Still, she heard stories of what life was like back then.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2019
Just as our nation celebrates its birthday on July 4, Birds of Paradise opens at Theater for the New City, telling a story of an American family during the Great Depression.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 9, 2019
As it celebrates its 15th anniversary in 2019, South Asian performing arts company Phizzical is delighted to announce full casting for the world premiere of its upcoming musical thriller Stardust.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 30, 2020
Scenes for Survival, the ongoing digital project created by the National Theatre of Scotland, continues to entertain audiences with new weekly releases across BBC and National Theatre of Scotland online platforms.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 25, 2019
The New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) has awarded $1,800,000 through the National Dance Project (NDP) to support the creation of 20 new dance works that will tour the United States.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 2, 2020
National Theatre of Scotland HAS revealed the latest Scenes for Survival releases
by Kristen Morale - Jul 14, 2019
Written by Solnik, directed by Nikki Reed and presented by Executive Artistic Director Crystal Fields, "Birds of Paradise" is being performed in the East Village for a very limited run. With opening night this past Thursday and running only through July 14th, this show is definitely one I recommend seeing. With a rather clever plot that is as touching as it is on the constant brink of drama, "Birds of Paradise" is now one of my favorite of Solnik's productions.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 8, 2020
BBC One announces a magical new commission, Fantastic Beasts: A Natural History (w/t). Produced in partnership with Warner Bros. and London's Natural History Museum and presented by Stephen Fry, the documentary will explore the origins and stories of mythical creatures and the fantastical beasts from J.K. Rowling's stories and explore their history and connections with animals roaming the planet today.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 28, 2020
The Royal Lyceum Theatre Company, with Citizens Theatre and DOT Theatre Istanbul, will present a brand new adaptation of Brecht's classic master and servant comedy Mrs Puntila and her Man Matti by award-winning writer Denise Mina and directed by DOT Theatre's Murat Daltaban, who returns to the Lyceum Theatre to direct, following the celebrated Zinnie Harris adaptation of Rhinoceros in 2018.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 26, 2021
Scotland's largest contemporary Burns celebration, Big Burns Supper attracted a digital audience of 327,000 with viewers tuning in from Scotland and 50 countries across the world to its first-ever fully digital show which aired last night.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 5, 2020
The 92Y Harkness Dance Festival's 2020 season opens with the newest work from the award-winning and internationally produced Jaewoo Jung. Perfect skill pairs the Seoul native with Braveman, the collaborative four-person Korean dance company he founded in 2017 with Minsoo Jung. Braveman works collaboratively and freely without separating the roles between choreographers and dancers.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 18, 2020
The 92Y Harkness Dance Festival's all-international 2020 season continues Week 2 with Montreal's Daniel Lévéille Danse, with Catherine Gaudet, choreographer. Interested in subtle shifts in the body and micro-movements that reveal hidden sensations, Gaudet combines raw, precise corporeality, dramatic tension, obsessiveness, and the grotesque in this arresting new work for the company of five.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 11, 2020
Variety reports that Sarah Adina Smith will direct and adapt the screenplay for 'Birds of Paradise,' a new ballet drama from Amazon Studios.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2021
Ahead of their 20th anniversary in 2022 and the world première Everyday, Deafinitely Theatre, in association with Paines Plough, today announce a new initiative, Talking Hands, which launches with three new short films performed in British Sign Language.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2021
UK Theatre has announced five new appointments to its Board, following an extensive Board recruitment process to address a skills gap and under-representation of some demographics in the current Board.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 16, 2020
Scotland's largest contemporary Burns celebration joins forces with Scotland's much loved comic hero of 2020, Janey Godley as Big Burns Supper goes digital for 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 7, 2019
Hot Coals Theatre, specialists in d/Deaf theatre for seven years and with a deaf theatremaker at the helm, have been told that their d/Deaf accessible show (the latest in a long line of d/Deaf accessible shows) falls outside of the Edinburgh Fringe Access Team's requirements for listing the show as accessible, as the show does not provide BSL interpretation or closed captioning.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 3, 2021
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County has announced the world premiere of BIRDS OF PARADISE, a series of dance-based queer solo portraits and an ensemble piece which explore the themes of agency, survival and transformation.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 17, 2021
The Gotham Film and Media Institute announced today the public programming for the 2021 Gotham Week Conference, taking place virtually Sunday, September 19th – Friday, September 24th.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 9, 2019
Back by popular demand, singer, songwriter and activist Noel Paul Stookey, a four-time Grammy Award-winner, returns to his "home theatre" for two concerts, Sunday, April 28 at 7:00 p.m. and Monday, April 29 at 7:00 p.m. (just added). Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul and Mary in Concert.
by Vikki Jane Vile - Apr 6, 2019
Three years ago, English National Ballet presented an evening of work all by female choreographers, She Said. It was an uneven programme but a brave artistic choice, and those courageous female voices are finally fully realised in the sequel, She Persisted.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2022
CaltechLive! presents GRAMMY-winning vocal ensemble Chanticleer on Friday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m. at Beckman Auditorium (332 S. Michigan Ave, Pasadena, CA, 91106) on the Caltech campus, as part of the 2022 CaltechLive! performance series.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2022
Tom de Keyser has been appointed to the Board of UK Theatre, the membership body and professional association which represents approximately 240 theatres and performance venues and over 1,400 arts professionals across the country.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022
Ars Nova has announced the lineup for its 14th Annual ANT Fest featuring 15 shows, 13 of which will premiere in-person and online at Ars Nova Supra with the first two shows premiering exclusively online.
by Julie Musbach - Apr 11, 2019
Goodspeed Musicals today announces the cast of Hi, My Name is Ben, the inspirational true story of one man who impacted the lives of all those around him without speaking a word.

Birds of Paradise Frequently Asked Questions

What is the order of songs in Birds of Paradise and what's the order?
So Many Nights
Every Day Is Night
Coming True
It's Only a Play
She's Out There
Birds of Paradise
Imagining You
Penguins Must Sing
You're Mine
Things I Can't Forget
After Opening Night
Something New
So Many Nights
Every Day is Night
Coming True
It's Only a Play
She's Out There
Birds of Paradise
Imagining You (Act I Finale)
Penguins Must Sing
You're Mine
Things I Can't Forget
After Opening Night
Something New (Finale)

What productions of Birds of Paradise have their been?
Birds of Paradise has had 3 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1987, Off-Broadway which opened in 1987 and New York which opened in 2002.

What awards has Birds of Paradise been nominated for?
Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for David Evans and Outstanding Orchestration (Drama Desk Awards) for Michael Starobin.