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Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk - 1996 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk is a musical that debuted Off-Broadway at the New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater in 1995 and moved to Broadway in 1996. The show was conceived and directed by George C. Wolfe, and featured music by Daryl Waters, Zane Mark and Ann Duquesnay; lyrics by Reg E. Gaines, George C. Wolfe and Ann Duquesnay; and a book by Reg E. Gaines.


Ambassador Theatre (Broadway)

About the Theatre
(New York, NY)
219 W. 49th St.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 23, 2019
Deadline reports that 'Westworld' actor Jeffrey Wright is in talks to join the Robert Pattinson-led DC film 'The Batman.' Wright would play Commissioner James Gordon.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 20, 2021
Variety Life Productions presents MIDSUMMER: A SHAKESPEARIENC, opening October 13 at Loft 51, 625 W 51st Street, NYC. Learn how to get tickets and more on the show.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2019
This October, Brittany K. Allen will star in the world premiere of her play Redwood at Portland Center Stage at The Armory. In Redwood, a young Black woman's relationship with her white boyfriend is thrown into turmoil when her uncle's exploration of their family's lineage reveals that her ancestors were enslaved by her boyfriend's ancestors. Guided by a hip-hop dance class chorus, this singular American story is about finding a way to live and love in a present that's overpopulated with ghosts.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2020
Downtown Urban Arts Festival/DUAF has announced the top winners from its 18th season including Oregon-based Melissa Rose won Best Play for her play Baggage and Brandice Peltier (from New Jersey) won Best Short Play for Grocery Run. In the film category, Skin, directed by Guy Nattiv, won Best Short Film.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 8, 2019
Tony Award-winning tap phenomenon Savion Glover (Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk, Shuffle Along) makes a highly anticipated return engagement to SOPAC on Saturday, November 9 at 8 p.m.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 24, 2019
The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) brings together three tap superstars and a special guest for a celebration of tap dance in And Still You Must Swing. Honoring the heart and legacy of the art form, the dynamic evening of dance featuring Dormeshia, Derick K. Grant, Jason Samuels Smith, and Camille A. Brown will play The Joyce Theater from December 3-8. Tickets, ranging in price from $10-$65, can be purchased at, or by calling JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at West 19th Street. For more information, please visit
by Julie Musbach - Oct 2, 2019
Emmy Award winner Debbie Allen and the Debbie Allen Dance Academy in association with The Annenberg Foundation presents its award-winning family spectacular 'Hot Chocolate Nutcracker' starring Raven Symone (Disney's Raven's Home) at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center December 5 (7:30pm), December 6 (7:30pm), December 7 (1pm and 6pm) and December 8 (2pm).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2021
The 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center’s 2021-22 Mainstage Series continues on Thursday, December 16 with Michelle Dorrance, Dormeshia & Guests . It’s billed as an evening of tap but that understated description is unlikely to adequately cover what’s in store.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 19, 2019
Emmy Award winner Debbie Allen in association with The Annenberg Foundation, David Kobrin Foundation, the Rhimes Family Foundation and the Debbie Allen Dance Academy celebrates their 10th Anniversary 'Hot Chocolate Nutcracker' with a special 6pm performance on Saturday, December 7 at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2019
In Spring/Summer 2020, the Downtown Urban Arts Festival (DUAF) will return for its 18th annual season with Reg E. Gaines, Tony-nominated for Bring in da Noise Bring in da Funk, back as its Artistic Director. After his evaluation of scripts from a new crop of emerging playwrights from around the world, DUAF is has announced its 2020 finalists.
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 14, 2021
Dominique Kelley has been named one of the most promising up and coming choreographers of his generation. In this episode of STOPTIME:Live in the Moment, host and life coach Lisa Hopkins speaks with Dominique about his career thus far.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2019
Midtown Direct and Triple Birch Media present an exclusive preview reading of NOVEL: An Audio Drama Series, created by Aimee Parrott and William Bienes.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Nov 10, 2020
On Thursday, November 12 at 7pm ET, the spotlight shines on Broadway/jazz singer Aisha de Haas in a new concert called “Memory Lane.”
by Stephi Wild - May 27, 2021
I'm Still Here, a new virtual benefit for The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Billy Rose Theatre Division, will stream on Broadway On Demand on June 23. The evening is a celebration of the division's 90th Anniversary, and the 50th  Anniversary of its beloved Theatre on Film and Tape Archive and will honor Harold Prince and George C. Wolfe. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 21, 2021
Join New York University’s School of Global Public Health, Tisch School of the Arts, and the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development for an exclusive virtual conversation with a panel of arts, public health, and audience development experts discussing Broadway's unprecedented shutdown and the wider implications of reopening.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 9, 2020
The Chloé and Maud Foundation presents the 12th Annual DC Tap Festival and All-Star Concert March 23-29, 2020. This international event will bring renowned tap stars and aficionados from around the world and across the U.S, to the District of Columbia for a week of festivities and celebrations of the classic art of tap dance.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 4, 2022
Casting has been announced for the People's Light World Premiere production of Personality: The Lloyd Price Musical, celebrating the life, career and unforgettable songs of trailblazing Rock & Roll Hall of Fame legend, Lloyd Price (1933-2021). 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 4, 2020
The New Group will launch its 2020-2021 Season with Black No More, featuring Book by John Ridley (Oscar winner 12 Years a Slave), Music and Lyrics by Tarik Trotter (Black Thought of The Roots), Choreography by Bill T. Jones (Spring Awakening, Fela!) and Music Supervision, Orchestrations and Vocal Arrangements by Daryl Waters (Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022
New York City Center President & CEO Arlene Shuler announced today that Encores! Music Director Rob Berman will step down following the 2022 Encores! season at New  York City Center. 
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 23, 2021
The PEN America Literary Awards Program has just announced the 2021 career achievement award winners. This year’s honorees are Anne Carson, Kwame Dawes, Daniel Alexander Jones, Pierre Joris, and Tony-winning playwright/director George C. Wolfe with the PEN/Mike Nichols Writing for Performance Award.
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 2, 2022
As Ntozake Shange's FOR COLORED GIRLS prepares for its Broadway run, award-winning Houston-based playwright Bryan-Keyth Wilson's Choreopoem FOR COLORED BOYZ has been selected to showcase at the Downtown Urban Arts Festival in New York City.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 18, 2021
Emmy-winning stage and screen star Dulé Hill will join Tony-nominee Saycon Sengbloh, Elisha Williams and Laura Kariuki on the upcoming reboot of The Wonder Years.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 11, 2022
Westport Country Playhouse announces casting for the Script in Hand play reading of the comedy/drama “Dot,” on Monday, March 14, at 7 p.m.
by Student Blogger: Cris Blak - Mar 10, 2021
In a world of ballads and dance breaks, beats and bars and breakdancing also has a place.
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 10, 2021
Today (March 10) in live streaming: ladies take over Stars in the House, Next Year, Some Year is back, and more!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 10, 2021
Wolfe won Tony Awards for his Broadway productions of 'Angels in America: Millennium Approaches' and 'Bring in 'da Noise/Bring in 'da Funk.'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021
Jacob’s Pillow has announced Dormeshia as the recipient of the 2021 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award. The Award, presented each year to an artist of exceptional vision and achievement, carries a cash prize of $25,000 which the artist can use in any way they wish.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2021
The Downtown Urban Arts Festival (Reg E. Gaines, artistic director; Creative Ammo Inc., producer) today announced its 19th year of new works for the stage by 16 playwrights at the Abron Arts Center (466 Grand Street, New York City) from Thursday, June 10 through Saturday, June 26, 2021. For the first time, theatre tickets will be free of charge.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2021
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts's Jerome Robbins Dance Division has selected its new class of Dance Research Fellows. Selected from a robust pool of applicants, these researchers and dance artists will explore the complex relationship between dance and democracy.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2021
Holly-Anne Devlin has announced the premiere of Speakeasy - Times Square, an all-in-one immersive supper club experience that combines lavish performances with a deliciously decadent drink, dinner, and nightclub experience. Speakeasy sets up summer residency at Times Square’s legendary eatery Bond45 in the Hotel Ediso
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 16, 2021
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts announced today that Jason Robert Brown, Savion Glover, Priscilla López, Susan Stroman, Marisha Wallace, and Christopher Wheeldon have joined the growing list of Broadway stars participating in I'm Still Here: A Virtual Benefit for the Billy Rose Theatre Division, airing June 23, 2021 on Broadway On Demand at 8pm EST and 8pm PST. The fundraiser will help raise critical funds for the Library for the Performing Arts' beloved Theatre Division as it celebrates its 90th anniversary this year.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2020
New York City Center President & CEO Arlene Shuler today announced New York City Center Live @ Home virtual programming.
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 7, 2020
Today (July 7) in live streaming: It's the Day of the Show Y'all covers Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk, Ben Stiller visits Stars in the House and so much more!
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 7, 2020
Need a new Broadway diversion to get you through the day? Check back today at 1pm to watch as BroadwayWorld's Spencer Glass broadcasts a very special episode of It's The Day of the Show Y'all LIVE! Which little-known musical theatre treasure will he uncover? You'll have to tune in to find out!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 1, 2020
WETA Washington, D.C., the flagship public media station in the nation's capital, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will host a one-hour virtual national town hall to launch WELL BEINGS, a major public media campaign addressing the health needs of Americans, beginning with the Youth Mental Health Project.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 29, 2021
Forest Lawn will mark Black History Month in a much-anticipated virtual celebration, Preserving Honor & Excellence. This performance of inspirational music, dance, and readings will stream live via Facebook Live on Saturday, February 13, 2021. The celebration honors Black culture with New Orleans-style jazz, a tap dancing and bucket drumming performance from the Broadway musical Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk, as well as soul and rhythm and blues vocals. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2021
Learn all about the Ambassador Theater's best known shows including Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk and You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, plus the many stars to have graced the stage in Chicago and much more!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 20, 2022
A Costume Featurette from Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story” featuring 2022 Critics Choice Nominee and Tony Award® and Emmy Award® winning costume designer, Paul Tazewell, has been released.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 28, 2020
The Orchard Project has announced its 2020 Gala, A TASTE OF SOMETHING NEW, occurring Monday, March 9, 2020 at the Prince George Ballroom and honoring the work of TONY-Award winning producers Kristin Caskey and Amanda Dubois, OBIE winning writer Kyle Jarrow, and TONY-winning tap legend Savion Glover.
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 26, 2022
Paul Tazewell sits down to speak with host Lisa Hopkins on STOPTIME: Live in the Moment. In this rare and intimate conversation, the award winning designer digs deep into what it means to be Paul Tazewell, his journey as an artist, embracing all parts of who you are, and the importance of fearing less and 'trusting more in the energy of living'.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2021
USITT has announced their 2021 award winners. Winners will be honored during their 61st Annual Conference & Stage Expo taking place virtually, March 8-12, 2021. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 17, 2021
The awards presented represent the recipient's entire body of work. Other awards given out during the ceremony on April 7th will represent work done over the past year. Those nominees will be announced on March 8th.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2020
Serving as a bridge between tradition and innovation, history and progress - Indian Kathak and American Jazz Tap dance - continents and ages apart share parallel stories of struggle and perseverance in SPEAK.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2020
Today, The August Wilson Society (AWS) and Howard University announced an exciting virtual event on Saturday, December 19 at 5:00 PM. Come jam with AWS at August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Virtual 'Jam Session' with Ruben Santiago Hudson, Phylicia Rashad, Ebony Jo-Ann, George C. Wolfe and Colman Domingo.
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 4, 2021
The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that they will present the 2020 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre to four outstanding contributors to the Broadway industry - Fred Gallo, President of PRG Scenic Technologies; Broadway press agent Irene Gandy; stage manager Beverly Jenkins and New Federal Theatre, Woodie King, Jr. Founder.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 11, 2021
Veteran Broadway actor and playwright, Stanley Wayne Mathis will present a virtual reading of his new play, Preachin' to the Choir/An Inconvenient Truth, on Monday, September 13, 2021 at 6:30pm/EST:
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 5, 2021
Amas Musical Theatre has announced the full cast for Amas – You Love!: A Heart to Heart Virtual Celebration, its upcoming virtual benefit gala commemorating the company’s 52nd Anniversary, on Monday, May 10, 2021 at 7pm with Honorary Chair, Grammy Award-winning Latin recording artist and activist Rubén Blades.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022
The award-winning New York Neo-Futurists announced the world premiere production of TRY THIS ON FOR ME, a new full-length immersive play created by ensemble member Lee LeBreton with collaborators Anooj Bhandari and Nicole Hill, directed by Dan Rogers. 
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 15, 2022
At a time when economic distress, racial stigmas, and gender confusion continue to challenge the nation, Marjorie Waldo, President & CEO of Arts Garage, is proud to announce two upcoming productions—raw, revealing, empowering—that are bringing live theater back to Pineapple Grove.