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Manhattan Theatre Club (New York, NY)
131 West 55th St. (between 6th & 7th Aves)

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Based on the novel by Rudyard Kipling


Based on the film by Turner Entertainment Co.

The spoiled son of a wealthy farmer falls overboard from an ocean liner and is rescued by a Portuguese fisherman. He is exposed to the finer values of friendship and character by the captain and crew of the Gloucester fishing schooner.



Jody Ashworth Headlines 10TH TIME'S THE CHARM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2017

JODY ASHWORTH will be headlining his cabaret act, '10th Time's the Charm' on October 26 & 27 at 8pm at the Richmond Triangle Players Theater (more...)

Norm Lewis Will Celebrate the Holidays at 54 Below with SWINGIN' CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

Norm Lewis Wishes You a Swingin' Christmas, running December 20-24 at 54 Below, is an all-new show that will help you ring in the holidays and remind you why he is one of Broadway's greatest singers and most sought-after leading men. (more...)

Teal Wicks and Aaron Ramey to Lead Goodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER Premiere This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Goodspeed Musicals marks thirty years of fresh, innovative, and original new musicals at its Norma Terris Theatre with a riveting production of The Circus in Winter. This new work will run from October 23 through November 16 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. ­ (more...)

Tune in Alert: Norm Lewis to Sing National Anthem at US Open at 4pm on ESPN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2016

Today at 4pm on ESPN, Norm Lewis will perform the 'Star Spangled-Banner' ahead of the US Open men's final. He also will be joined by the United States Marine Corps for the traditional unfurling of the court-sized flag during the performance. Broadway is all over the sports world this weekend, with a performance yesterday by Renee Elise Goldsberry, and also today by Kristin Chenoweth on Sunday Night Football. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Norm Lewis Sings National Anthem at US Open!
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2016

Today Norm Lewis, joined by the US Marine Corps performed the 'Star Spangled-Banner' ahead of the US Open men's final and we've got the video!.  (more...)

Norm Lewis To Receive Honory Doctorate At Five Towns College
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2018

Broadway legend Norm Lewis will receive an honorary doctorate on September 6th at Five Towns College on Long Island. (more...)

Jody Ashworth Headlines 10TH TIME'S THE CHARM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

JODY ASHWORTH will be headlining his cabaret act, '10th Time's the Charm' on October 26 & 27 at 8pm at the Richmond Triangle Players Theater (more...)

Jody Ashworth Headlines 10TH TIME'S THE CHARM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

JODY ASHWORTH will be headlining his cabaret act, '10th Time's the Charm' on October 26 & 27 at 8pm at the Richmond Triangle Players Theater (more...)

Off-Broadway Hit DADDY LONG LEGS Has Regional Premiere At Winter Park Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

The Winter Park Playhouse plucks Daddy Long Legs straight from its Off-Broadway run in New York City to produce the southeast region's premiere of this well-loved musical. Performances are Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Thursday and Saturday matinee performances at 2 p.m. and select Friday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. (more...)

Goodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER Begins Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Goodspeed Musicals marks thirty years of fresh, innovative, and original new musicals at its Norma Terris Theatre with a riveting production of The Circus in Winter. This new work will run from tonight, October 23 through November 16 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. ­ (more...)

Teal Wicks and Aaron Ramey to Lead Goodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER Premiere This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Goodspeed Musicals marks thirty years of fresh, innovative, and original new musicals at its Norma Terris Theatre with a riveting production of The Circus in Winter. This new work will run from October 23 through November 16 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. ­ (more...)

Goodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER Begins Performances Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Goodspeed Musicals marks thirty years of fresh, innovative, and original new musicals at its Norma Terris Theatre with a riveting production of The Circus in Winter. This new work will run from tomorrow, October 23 through November 16 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. ­ (more...)

DADDY LONG LEGS to Make First Regional Debut at Winter Park Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

The Winter Park Playhouse plucks Daddy Long Legs straight from its Off-Broadway run in New York City to produce the southeast region's premiere of this well-loved musical. (more...)

MaryJoanna Grisso, Austin Colby, Natascia Diaz and More to Star in Signature Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Signature Theatre has announced the cast of WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret). The musical, a collaboration of music, dance and theater giants Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Robbins and Arthur Laurents, is considered by some to be one of the greatest musicals of all time. WEST SIDE STORY will run from December 8 - January 24 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Norm Lewis Previews SWINGIN' CHRISTMAS at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Walter McBride - Nov 25, 2015

Norm Lewis Wishes You a Swingin' Christmas, running December 20-24 at 54 Below, is an all-new show (directed by Richard Jay-Alexander) that will help you ring in the holidays and remind you why he is one of Broadway's greatest singers and most sought-after leading men. Check out photos from a special preview of the show below! (more...)

Norm Lewis Will Release a Christmas Album
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

Norm Lewis took to Twitter today to announce that he will be releasing a Christmas album this year. (more...)

The Norm Lewis Christmas Album Will Be Released This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2018

Tony nominee Norm Lewis will release his Christmas album this month! (more...)

DADDY LONG LEGS to Make First Regional Debut at Winter Park Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The Winter Park Playhouse plucks Daddy Long Legs straight from its Off-Broadway run in New York City to produce the southeast region's premiere of this well-loved musical. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DADDY LONG LEGS at Winter Park Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

The Winter Park Playhouse plucks Daddy Long Legs straight from its Off-Broadway run in New York City to produce the southeast region's premiere of this well-loved musical. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Announces 26 Writers of 9 New Musicals Selected for This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2014

Kathy Evans, Founding Executive Director, announced the nine musicals and twenty-six writers selected for the 2014 Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, its fourth year of providing working retreats for musical theatre writers. For nine consecutive weeks beginning June 29th, each writing team will have an individual weeklong residency in Rhinebeck, New York to write their musical. They are provided with a private home, transportation, food, and a stipend. All costs are fully funded by donors including The ASCAP Foundation, The Dramatists Guild Fund, and The Noel Coward Foundation. Writers participating this year include Broadway's Mindi Dickstein (Little Women), this year's Kleban Prize winner Nathan Tysen (Burnt Part Boys), and Peter Mills, past winner of the Kleban, Fred Ebb Award, and Richard Rodgers prize. The musicals' subjects cover 19th century nautical mysteries, 20th century fairy tales, a 1970's gay bar, and modern-day meth addicts. Every score is original and styles include 16th century Renaissance, big band, folk, rock, and electronic music. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces Music Mondays Concert Series For July And August; Norm Lewis, Mandy Gonzalez, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the Music Mondays summer concert series on Monday nights in July and August, with all shows at 8 pm. This year's lineup includes performances by Jackie Hoffman (Hairspray, Feud: Bette and Joan) on July 2, Norm Lewis (Jesus Christ Superstar - Live in Concert!, Porgy and Bess) on July 9, Lucie Arnaz (The Lucy Show, Pippin) on July 16, Isaac Mizrahi (Project Runway: All-Stars, Unzipped) on August 6, Charles Busch (The Divine Sister, Vampire Lesbians of Sodom) on August 13, Bobby Conte Thornton (A Bronx Tale: The Musical, Bay Street Theater's My Fair Lady) on August 20, and Mandy Gonzalez (Hamilton, Wicked) on August 27. (more...)

Norm Lewis to Bring MUSIC OF THE NIGHT to the NJSO POPS This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Broadway, film and television star Norm Lewis headlines NJSO POPS programs featuring music from his famous theater roles and album, April 15-17 in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick. Lewis -- who replaces previously announced singer Cheyenne Jackson, who was forced to withdraw for scheduling reasons -- has garnered critical and audience acclaim and made history as Broadway's first African-American Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera. (more...)

Betsy Wolfe, Norm Lewis, and Rachel Tucker to Join Jason Robert Brown at The Palladium
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Special guests announced for three-time Tony Award winning composer Jason Robert Brown's one-off West End concert at London's Palladium, as part of BBC Radio 2's 'Friday Night is Music Night', accompanied by the 60-piece BBC Concert Orchestra (more...)

Photo Flash: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Welcomes Norm Lewis & Sierra Boggess- More Photos!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA just released new production photos featuring its new leads Sierra Boggess and Norm Lewis. BroadwayWorld brings you even more photos of the new cast in action below! (more...)

Bobby Steggert, Mara Davi and More to Lead Cast of Goodspeed's MY PARIS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Discover the story of Toulouse-Lautrec, the man whose art evoked the spirit of a changing society. Experience the vibrant nightlife of turn-of-the-20th century Paris and meet the characters who inspired Toulouse-Lautrec's most provocative and unforgettable paintings.  My Paris will run July 23 through August 16 at the Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Hosts an Evening with Norm Lewis
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Norm Lewis: Songs for a Summer Nighton Monday, July 9 at 8 pm.  (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/2/2015 - Eisenberg's THE SPOILS, Estefan's ON YOUR FEET! and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 2, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Jesse Eisenberg returns to the stage, ON YOUR FEET! starts up in the Windy City and more! (more...)

Dominique Fishback Presents SUBVERTED, 7/2-14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

'Subverted is an explosive solo show by Dominque Fishback, a talented and dynamic new voice on the theatre scene.' -Lynn Nottage (more...)

Broadway's Norm Lewis to Make Provincetown Debut, 8/7-8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

 In May of 2014, Norm Lewis made history as the first African American Phantom in 'The Phantom of the Opera' on Broadway. This summer, on August 7 & 8 at 7:00 PM, he makes his debut in the critically acclaimed Broadway @ The Art House concert series in Provincetown, MA, hosted by SiriusXM star Seth Rudetsky at the piano. What differentiates this concert series from any other is the seamless mix of intimate, funny and revealing behind-the-scenes stories from Broadway's biggest stars and their stellar singing of musical theatre repertoire. For tickets and information visit www.ptownarthouse.com  or call 800-838-3006. (more...)

Norm Lewis Will Ring in the New Year at Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Following his debut last year, Feinstein's at the Nikko is thrilled to ring in the New Year with Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis onMonday, December 31, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Now! Norm Lewis Leads New York Philharmonic's Gershwin Celebration
by Stage Tube - Jan 3, 2015

Jazz great Dianne Reeves and Broadway leading man Norm Lewis joined the New York Philharmonic LIVE on December 31, 2014, ringing in the New Year with style and swagger in an evening of Gershwin suites, overtures and indelible standards. Check out the whole concert on PBS below! (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre to Honor Jay Binder, Micki Grant & Leonid Poretsky, MD at Spring Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer), New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968, will celebrate its 49th Anniversary at its annual Gala Benefit on Monday, April 2, 2018 at the Baruch Performing Arts Center (East 25th Street between Lexington and 3rd Avenues). Honorary Chair for the event is Tony Award-nominated actor/singer and 2016 Rosie Award-winner Norm Lewis. Two-time Tony Award-nominee Brad Oscar will be Master of Ceremonies for the evening. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 16, 2019
by - Feb 16, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Encores! CABIN IN THE SKY, Starring Chuck Cooper, LaChanze, Norm Lewis & More, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Harvey Blanks, Chuck Cooper, Marva Hicks, Carly Hughes, LaChanze, Norm Lewis, Forrest McClendon, and J.D. Webster star in Vernon Duke and John Latouche's jazz-filled fable CABIN IN THE SKY, running for seven performances for Encores! at New York City Center, tonight, February 10, through February 14. (more...)

Norm Lewis Rings in the Holidays This Weekend at Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis rings in the holiday season at Feinstein's at the Nikko with Norm Lewis Wishes You a Swingin' Christmas tonight, December 8 (8 p.m.), tomorrow, December 9 (8 p.m.) and Sunday, December 10 (5 p.m.). (more...)

MaryJoanna Grisso, Austin Colby, Natascia Diaz and More Star in Signature Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

Signature Theatre presents WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret). The musical, a collaboration of music, dance and theater giants Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Robbins and Arthur Laurents, is considered by some to be one of the greatest musicals of all time. WEST SIDE STORY will run from tonight, December 8 - January 24 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. (more...)

Breaking News: Chuck Cooper, LaChanze, Norm Lewis & More to Lead Encores! CABIN IN THE SKY; 1776, DO I HEAR A WALTZ? Creative Teams Set
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced the creative teams for New York City Center's 2016 Encores! season. J. Bernard Calloway, Chuck Cooper, Marva Hicks, Carly Hughes, LaChanze, Norm Lewis, Forrest McClendon, and J.D. Webster will star in Vernon Duke and John Latouche's jazz?filled fable Cabin in the Sky, running for seven performances at City Center from February 10-14. The 1940 musical will be directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago?Hudson with choreography by Camille A. Brown. (more...)

Dan Sharkey Joins The Cast Of Off-Broadway's PERFECT CRIME
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018

PERFECT CRIME, the Off-Broadway 'whodunit' that just recently celebrated 31 years and 13,000 performances has announced that Dan Sharkey has joined the cast, as Lional, replacing Patrick Noonan in the role. The smart, funny and fast-paced thriller at the Anne L. Bernstein Theater in The Theater Center in Times Square (1627 Broadway) is the longest running play in NYC history and first opened in 1987 and its leading lady Catherine Russell has performed in all 13,000 performances - earning her a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records!  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Norm Lewis Will Be Home for Christmas at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Walter McBride - Dec 16, 2016

Norm Lewis begins his 2nd Holiday Residency at Feinstein's/54 Below on December 19th, for SIX performances, through Christmas Eve. This year, he's calling it I'll Be Home For Christmas. Like last year, he will be joined by a special guest each night, and it promises to be the hottest holiday bash in the  heart of Manhattan. Norm will be singing holiday favorites, putting his unique spin on material and doing some career favorites that have come to make him one of the most sought-after leading men on Broadway. Come celebrate with Norm and his talented friends. We've got a swingin' band, led by Joseph Joubert and the party, once again, is directed by Richard Jay-Alexander. Just like last year … there will be plenty of surprises! (more...)

Treat Williams and Stephen Adly Guirgis to Star in AMERICAN BUFFALO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival capstones its 40th Anniversary Season with the Regional Revival of American Buffalo by David Mamet. American Buffalo, under the direction of John Gould Rubin (Artistic Director of The Private Theater), runs for a limited engagement of 11 performances between August 24 - September 2, 2017. All performances take place at the Dorset Playhouse, 104 Cheney Road, Dorset. (more...)

Broadway's Norm Lewis Makes Provincetown Debut This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

In May of 2014, Norm Lewis made history as the first African American Phantom in 'The Phantom of the Opera' on Broadway. This summer, this weekend, August 7 & 8 at 7:00 PM, he makes his debut in the critically acclaimed Broadway @ The Art House concert series in Provincetown, MA, hosted by SiriusXM star Seth Rudetsky at the piano. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 8/5/2015 - THE WIZ LIVE! Finds Dorothy, Cumberbatch in HAMLET, McDonald & Swenson in Williamstown & More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 5, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: NBC's THE WIZ LIVE! has found its Dorothy, Benedict Cumberbatch becomes HAMLET at the Barbican, McDonald & Swenson take the stage in Williamstown and more! (more...)

Jody Ashworth to Headline Cabaret Act, 10TH TIME'S A CHARM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

JODY ASHWORTH will be headlining his cabaret act, "10th Time's the Charm" On October 26 & 27 at 8pm at the Richmond Triangle Players Theater Jody Ashworth's roots in music can be traced back to his first solo, "The Little Drummer Boy," at age 6 in his hometown church in Hopewell, Virginia. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 17, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA below! (more...)

Keith Carradine to Take Over the Turner Classic Movies Channel as Guest Programmer on September 10th
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

On Monday, September 10th, Keith Carradine will take over the Turner Classic Movies channel as Guest Programmer for the evening. Keith sat down with Ben Mankiewicz to discuss the classic films he chose for the lineup, which are listed in the schedule below.  (more...)

Norm Lewis to Ring in the Holidays at Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis rings in the holiday season at Feinstein's at the Nikko with Norm Lewis Wishes You a Swingin' Christmas on Friday, December 8 (8 p.m.), Saturday, December 9 (8 p.m.) and Sunday, December 10 (5 p.m.). (more...)

Adam Gwon, Sarah Hammond and Deborah Zoe Laufer Join 92Y's Fall 2014 O'Neill Center Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Join O'Neill Center artistic directors Wendy Goldberg, of the National Playwrights Conference, and Paulette Haupt, of the National Music Theater Conference, distinguished alumni Adam Gwon, Sarah Hammond and Deborah Zoe Laufer, and moderator Anne G. Morgan, for a look at the O'Neill's influential role as a theatrical laboratory over the last 50 years. (more...)

Norm Lewis Comes to Landmark on Main Street
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Tony Award-nominee Norm Lewis, off-Broadway's newest Sweeney Todd, to spend Friday evening, April 28th at the Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street. (more...)

Norm Lewis to Take a Night Off from 'SWEENEY' in Concert at the Landmark
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Grammy winner Norm Lewis takes a night off from his dastardly deeds as off-Broadway's newest Sweeney Todd to spend Friday night April 28 at the Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark. (more...)

Norm Lewis Brings MUSIC OF THE NIGHT to NJSO POPS Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Broadway, film and television star Norm Lewis headlines NJSO POPS programs featuring music from his famous theater roles and album, this weekend, beginning tonight, April 15. It continues through April 17 in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick. Lewis -- who replaces previously announced singer Cheyenne Jackson, who was forced to withdraw for scheduling reasons -- has garnered critical and audience acclaim and made history as Broadway's first African-American Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera. Frequent NJSO guest conductor and audience favorite Thomas Wilkins conducts. (more...)

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