Brigadoon

'Brigadoon' is a mythical and magical village located in the Scottish Highlands. Two unsuspecting travelers from the United States stumble upon the town while hunting and are immediately swept up in the activities of the townsfolk whose home only appears for one day every one hundred years.



Tommy, who is unhappy with his mundane life in the States, is immediately drawn into the lives of the villagers who are wonderfully untouched by the modern word He meets and becomes fascinated with a lovely Scottish girl, Fiona, and his life will never be the same.



Tommy's friend Jeff is less enchanted by the surroundings, but he too is eventually caught up in what is happening in Brigadoon, becoming reluctantly entangled with the fetching maid Meg. The villagers are eager with anticipation as the wedding of two young people, Charlie and Jeannie approaches, and the exciting day progresses from eager anticipation to wistful realization that the magical day must end and not come again for a hundred years.



Tommy must make the decision to return to his life in New York or remain in the highlands, and his reluctant return to his old life is soon regretted. Somehow he must return to Brigadoon and to Fiona.



'Brigadoon' is filled with beautiful music, including, in addition to the lovely title song, 'Almost Like Being in Love', 'The Heather on the Hill', 'Come to Me, Bend to Me', and 'There But For You Go I'.



Book and lyrics for 'Brigadoon are by Alan Jay Lerner, and music is by Frederick Loewe The musical opened on Broadway in 1947.



Gene Kelley and Van Johnson appeared as the Americans in the movie version of the musical released in 1954. Cyd Charisse was the lovely Fiona.

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by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019
Celebrate "Ol' Blue Eyes" from his early beginnings in New York during the 1940s swing era through the bright lights of Vegas with the Rat Pack in the 1960s to his final performances as "Chairman of the Board." Starring Cassandra Klaphake, Sal Pavia, Liz Fallon and Andrew Ruggieri, this ENCORE at Arizona Broadway Theatre production brings Sinatra's music alive.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2019
Earlier this evening at the opening celebration of Brigadoon, Shaw Festival Executive Director Tim Jennings announced a three-year commitment from the RBC Foundation for the ongoing support of the Shaw Festival's Emerging Artists Program. Supporting the Festival since 1972, the RBC Foundation continues their long-time partnership with The Shaw with a multi-year pledge of $250,000 in funding. This renewed commitment will provide support to approximately 21 emerging Shaw Festival artists through the 2021 season.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2019
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by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019
From the composers of 'Camelot' and 'My Fair Lady', Lerner and Loewes Brigadoon is the enchanting and beloved Broadway and West End musical that inspired the classic MGM film, and numerous productions all over the world and is one of the longest running musicals in Broadway history! Featuring such standards as 'Almost Like Being in Love,' 'Come to Me, Bend To Me,' and 'Heather on the Hill,' Brigadoon is a timeless, romantic classic which vividly brings the mystery and magic of the Scottish highlands to life.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019
Stollehouse Productions, in association with UIA Presents and KMEntertainment, announced today that The Phantom of the Opera veteran, Jeremy Stolle will return to the New York stage in JEREMY STOLLE AND FRIENDS. This event will be a special, one night only charity benefit for Broadway Hearts (a not-for-profit organization of Broadway, Off-Broadway, TV, film and ballet companies who bring entertainment to children in New York-area children's hospitals) that will take place on August 18th at 9:30PM at Feinstein's54 Below, 254 West 54th Street. www.jeremystolle.com
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
Pittsburgh CLO's production of America's favorite musical, OKLAHOMA! - is now on stage. Tickets are now available by phone at 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or by visiting the Box Office at Theater Square. Check out video of the production!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
The 2019 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with a brand new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's first collaboration, the groundbreaking masterpiece Oklahoma!  The Pulitzer Prize winning musical, which The New York Times said "changed the course of the Broadway musical," runs Tuesday, June 25 through Sunday, June 30 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Just shy of a century after her sold out Broadway run was branded an 'obscene, indecent, immoral and impure drama' by a New York grand jury, Mae West's Sex gets a rousing production at the Shaw Festival. Directed by Peter Hinton-Davis, this powerful melodrama begins in Montreal's red light district of the 1920s, then shifts locations to Trinidad and New York City. Overflowing with trademark Mae West one-liners, and with its frank sexuality heightened by Hinton-Davis's gender-bent casting, Sex begins previews at the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre on June 21st.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019
The 2019 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with a brand new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's first collaboration, the groundbreaking masterpiece Oklahoma! The Pulitzer Prize winning musical, which The New York Times said "changed the course of the Broadway musical," runs Tuesday, June 25 through Sunday, June 30 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019
EG Life Like Company are delighted to announce they have cast musical icon DEBRA BYRNE in the role of the Beggar Woman; one of Australia's most diversely talented entertainers, MICHAEL FALZON as Pirelli; and celebrated international bass baritone opera star DANIEL SUMEGI as Judge Turpin, to star in this spectacular re-imagined concert version of the musical thriller SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019
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by Michael Rabice - Jun 10, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2019
During tonight's dinner celebrating The Shaw's production of The Ladykillers, Executive Director Tim Jennings announced the Festival has received a funding boost from the Ontario Government's Celebrate Ontario program.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
Pittsburgh CLO audiences are in for a unique and unparalleled musical theater experience with eight-time Tony Award-winning ONCE. For the first time, Pittsburgh CLO brings this beautiful love story - where the actors are also the musicians - to the Benedum Center July 30 - August 4. This Pittsburgh CLO premiere is only running for one week. Tickets are now available by phone at 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or by visiting the Box Office at Theater Square.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019
Pittsburgh CLO audiences are in for a unique and unparalleled musical theater experience with eight-time Tony Award-winning ONCE. For the first time, Pittsburgh CLO brings this beautiful love story - where the actors are also the musicians - to the Benedum Center July 30 a?" August 4. This Pittsburgh CLO premiere is only running for one week. Tickets are now available by phone at 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or by visiting the Box Office at Theater Square. Some Adult Content.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
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by Stage Tube - Jul 22, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019
Laguna Playhouse and Lythgoe Family Panto announce that acclaimed TV and Broadway actor John O'Hurley ("Seinfeld," "Dancing with the Stars," Broadway's Chicago) is set to star as "Captain Hook" and Ashley Argota (Laguna Playhouse Beauty and the Beast: A Christmas Rose) will star as "Tinker Bell" in Lythgoe Family Panto's upcoming PETER PAN AND TINKER BELL: A PIRATES' CHRISTMAS.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
Weston Playhouse Theatre Company announces the cast for its fresh take on the inimitable masterpiece, Rodgers and Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA! (July 18 - August 10 | Weston Playhouse), Tues - Sat 7:30pm; Wed & Sat 2:00pm; Sun 3:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
Little Radical Theatrics {Fatima Viegas, Executive Producer}is thrilled to present its Summer 2019 musical, our tenth anniversary production: Lerner and Loewe's Brigadoon!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019
An extreme exploration of the power of words, Howard Barker's Victory is not for the squeamish. A tale of survival set against the violent aftermath of the English civil war, Victory uses language as a weapon, challenging a modern audience's expectations of what theatre should be. Directed by Artistic Director Tim Carroll, Victory features an all-star ensemble cast led by Martha Burns, Sara Topham, Patrick Galligan, Gray Powell, Tom Rooney and Tom McCamus. The Shaw Festival's production begins previews on Sunday, July 14 at the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
It's November 1998 on the World's End Estate in Chelsea. Energetic single mum Viv (Patricia Potter; Holby City) has just moved in with her shy, troubled son Ben (Tom Milligan; Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, West End), eager to start afresh and escape economic precarity. Next door, single father and painter-cum-security guard Ylli and his confident, yet enigmatic son Besnik are also negotiating their horizons, against the televised backdrop of catastrophe in their native Kosovo.
by Linnae Medeiros - Aug 8, 2019
Jellicle cats, come one, come all! The long-awaited film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd-Webber's classic musical Cats is coming to movie theaters this December, and we can barely contain our excitement to see Grizabella, Rum Tug Tugger, Old Deuteronomy, and more come to the big screen. To get you all ready to see the Jellicle Ball on screen and celebrate International Cat Day, we've gathered all the info you need to know about the movie, from the casting to behind-the-scenes info. Check it all out!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
SPARKY & BUTCH, a short comedy, and SENIOR LOVE TRIANGLE, a feature drama, play in a program together Thursday, August 8that 6:00 at The Vets Cinematheque. Both films, from different points of view, explore how we approach love and life as we age.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019
The cast of 'ANNE FRANK, a musical', based on Anne Frank's life will feature 12 artists on stage to recreate Anne Frank's life filled with the touching music and lyrics written by Jean Pierre Hadida. This production marks the U.S Off-Broadway Premiere of this successful French musical which will be performed for the first time in English (adapted by Dylan Hadida). Directed and produced by David Serero, this new Off-Broadway production will take place at the Center for Jewish History (15 West 16th Street New York 10016), originally produced by Francine Disegni for Broadway Mad Production, Simon & Michal Kalfon.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019
Music Theater Works' 2019 season continues in August with THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (August 17-25), LERNER AND LOEWE'S GREATEST HITS (October 4-13) and JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT (December 21-31). To purchase tickets call (847) 920-5360 or order online at www.MusicTheaterWorks.com
by Michael Rabice - Aug 2, 2019
How does an author title a play? Well, there should be something descriptive, enticing or informative to engage the audience from the outset.The Shaw Festival in Niagara on the Lake has gone out of a limb and programmed a virtually unknown play that is rarely, if ever produced. Oh, and the title is simply SEX. And it's author is no other than the infamous Mae West! But did West really write plays? She most certainly did and did so for her own star turns. Written in 1926, unable to advertise using the title, and later raided after running for a year, SEX was almost forgotten. Happily, this highly polished and entertaining production now running through October turns out to be the sleeper of the season.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
In honor of the 108 years it took the Chicago Cubs to win the World Series, MIRACLE, the hit Chicago musical set against the backdrop of the Chicago Cubs 2016 championship season, is thrilled to celebrate its 108th performance on Friday, August 30th with a special event at the Royal George Theatre (1641 N. Halsted) beginning at 7:15 p.m. The scheduled performance of the production will follow at 8 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2019
Marquee Productions announces the first in an upcoming series called 'Flying Solo'. 'Girl Gang' is a stellar trio of true life best friends on Sunday August 18th at 5:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
The Mac-Haydn Theatre concludes its 51st season with the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, Oklahoma!, running August 22 through September 1.
by Lauren Gienow - Aug 13, 2019
As I took my seat in the lobby of Stratford's Festival Theatre on Monday night, the eager patron next to me leaned in and proclaimed a?oeThere is quite the buzz in here!a?? She was absolutely right. We had both arrived early enough to grab seats for WHY WE TELL THE STORY: A CELEBRATION OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN MUSICAL THEATRE--A much anticipated cabaret event conceived by Festival actor Marcus Nance who can currently be seen in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS and BILLY ELLIOT. After initially selling out months before the Festival season even began, the high demand of this show led to more chairs being added and eventually to 'standing room only' tickets being sold so that as many people as possible could witness what indeed turned out to be a magical night of words and song.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
Award-winning New London Barn Playhouse presents Catch Me If You Can running August 7th thru August 18th and information available at www.nlbarn.org or 603-526-6710.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2019
Earlier this year, on April 22, The Phantom of the Opera, reached a milestone that no other Broadway show has even come near. Phantom, the longest-running show in Broadway history, became the first Broadway show EVER to reach #13,000 performances. This is just one of many incredible achievements made by the show since it opened on Broadway over three decades ago.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
Pittsburgh CLO audiences are in for a unique and unparalleled musical theater experience with eight-time Tony Award-winning ONCE. For the first time, Pittsburgh CLO brings this beautiful love story - where the actors are also the musicians - to the Benedum Center July 30 - August 4. This Pittsburgh CLO premiere is only running for one week. Tickets are now available by phone at 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or by visiting the Box Office at Theater Square. Check out video of the cast in action!