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Majestic Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
245 West 44th St.

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Based on Liliom by Ferenc Molnár

From a translation by Benjamin F. Glazer

Join us in July for one of Rogers and Hammerstein’s most cherished musicals,

Carousel. With classic songs such as “If I Loved You”, “June Is Bustin’ Out All Over” and “You’ll Never Walk Alone”, this story touches upon life, love, and family. Brilliant sets, costumes, and an unbeatable cast complement this celebrated Broadway score. Under the stars, come rain or shine, Carousel will be an experience you won’t soon forget.

Tickets on Sale NOW for Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY!, CAROUSEL, THE ICEMAN COMETH and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for four of the most anticipated shows on Broadway this season: Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY!; Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf, and Alison Pill in Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN; Joshua Henry, Jessie Mueller, and Renee Fleming in Rogers & Hammerstein's Carousel; and Denzel Washington in Eugene O'Neill's THE ICEMAN COMETH. Plus, group sales start up for Aaron Sorkin's new adaptation of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. (more...)

Chase Peacock & Jessica De Maria's Musical Ghost Story VIVIAN Coming to the Lyric
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Chase Peacock and Jessica De Maria, in partnership with the Atlanta Lyric Theatre, present VIVIAN, a musical ghost story by Chase & Jessica. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY! and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Tickets go in sale tomorrow, September 9, at 10 a.m. for four of the most anticipated shows on Broadway this season: Bernadette Peters in HELLO, DOLLY!; Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf, and Alison Pill in Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN; Joshua Henry, Jessie Mueller, and Renee Fleming in Rogers & Hammerstein's Carousel; and Denzel Washington in Eugene O'Neill's THE ICEMAN COMETH. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 209th season with the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum. Directed by, and starring, Frank Ferrante, with choreography by Michelle Gaudette, this production begins previews on September 5th, opens on September 13th and runs through October 22nd on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

BC/EFA's 2017 Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Opens Pre-Bidding for Walk-On Roles, Signed Memorabilia & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The ultimate Broadway treasure hunt is only three weeks away, and you can get a jump start now on finding unique theatrical collectables and extraordinary experiences. Pre-bidding opens today on dozens of auction items available at the 31st Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/8 - FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More!
by BWW Special - Sep 8, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More! (more...)

MATILDA's Beada Briglia Joins CAROUSEL at The Media Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The classic musical 'Carousel' is at The Media Theatre this fall, Sept. 20 through Oct. 22. The cast features Broadway's Beada Briglia as Louise. (more...)

New Temptations Musical AIN'T TOO PROUD Extends at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Due to an overwhelming demand, Berkeley Rep has announced that the world premiere musical of Ain't Too Proud-The Life and Times of The Temptations will extend for two additional weeks. Originally scheduled to close on October 8, the popular musical will now run through Sunday, October 22. (more...)

Opera in the Heights presents THE SWEET SILVER SONG: A Benefit Concert for Victims of Harvey
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Opera in the Heights will present a concert free to the public on Saturday, September 9th at 3:00pm at Grace United Methodist Church in the Heights at 1245 Heights Blvd. as a service to victims of Hurricane Harvey. The program of all vocal music gets its title, "The sweet silver song," from a lyric in Rodgers & Hammerstein's "You'll never walk alone," from Carousel, which in context reads, "At the end of the storm is a golden sky and the sweet silver song of a lark." Performances will feature opera singers affiliated with the company, all of whom are donating their talents to the cause of bringing music to the community and raising funds for relief efforts. (more...)

Adrianna Hicks, Carla R. Stewart and Carrie Compere to Lead THE COLOR PURPLE on Tour; Cast, Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Producers announced today the first North American tour and full casting of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. Performances will begin October 7, 2017 in Schenectady, New York at Proctors and the tour will have its official opening October 17, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland at The Hippodrome Theatre. The tour will visit more than 30 cities in its first year on tour. Check out a complete tour route for the 2017-18 season below! (more...)

BWW Review: GYPSY Takes Off at Lyric Stage
by Nancy Grossman - Sep 7, 2017

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston has hit the trifecta with their season opener GYPSY, directed and choreographed by Rachel Bertone, music directed by Dan Rodriguez, and raised to the rafters by Leigh Barrett's forceful Mama Rose. This is one for the ages. (more...)

Due to Hurricane Harvey Houston Ballet Announces New Dates and Venue
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Due to Hurricane Harvey, Houston Ballet is unable to perform the opening two productions at the company's home venue. However, Houston Ballet is pleased to report that select performances of fall programming have been rescheduled at THE HOBBY CENTER - SAROFIM HALL. For a limited time on October 26 and 27 at The Hobby Center, Houston Ballet will perform an exhilarating mixed repertory program, Poetry in Motion, featuring a collection of three works that reflect different traditions and expressions in ballet. (more...)

Nancy Anderson and Eddie Korbich Join THE PAJAMA GAME at Arena Stage; Full Company Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the complete company for The Pajama Game directed by Alan Paul in his Arena Stage debut, with music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, and book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell. (more...)

York Theatre Company To Honor Harvey Schmidt And Tom Jones At 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, will honor legendary musical theatre writing team Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: CAROUSEL Arrives!
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 7, 2017

Producers Scott Rudin and Roy Furman will soon present Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic musical Carousel, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien and choreographed by Justin Peck. Carousel will begin preview performances on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, and will officially open on Thursday, April 12 at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street).  (more...)

Halloween in Sleepy Hollow Country Kicks Off on 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Where better to spend Halloween than where the 'Legend' lives? Historic Hudson Valley's Halloween season events, the largest in the tri-state area, kick off Friday, Sept. 29 and take place on selected evenings through Saturday, Nov. 25. They will draw more than 200,000 visitors to Sleepy Hollow Country this fall. (more...)

You Can't Sit With Them... Meet the Plastics of MEAN GIRLS on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

As BWW just announced, the highly anticipated stage adaptation of MEAN GIRLS will begin previews next spring on March 12 and open April 8 at the August Wilson Theater.  Meet the cast of the Broadway production below - as we round up performances for each of the plastics and more! (more...)

What's the Use of Wondrin? Meet the Broadway-Bound Cast of CAROUSEL
by Stephanie Wild - Sep 6, 2017

It was recently announced that Carousel will begin performances at the Imperial Theatre next spring, starring Betsy Wolfe as Carrie Pipperidge, Alexander Gemignani as Enoch Snow, and Margaret Colin as Mrs. Mullin. This is in addition to the previous casting announcement that includes  Joshua Henry as Billy Bigelow, Jessie Mueller as Julie Jordan, Renee Fleming as Nettie Fowler, Amar Ramasar as Jigger, and Brittany Pollock as Louise. Check out some videos of what the stars were doing before Carousel! (more...)

BIG RIVER: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN Floating to Theatre at the Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Actors James Romney in the role of Huck and Jonathan Butler-Duplessis in the role of Jim lead the cast of Theatre at the Center's Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The musical begins previews Sept. 14 with opening night on September 17 for a run that continues through Oct. 15.   (more...)

Laura Osnes to Return to Cafe Carlyle with 'COCKEYED OPTIMISTS'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Two-time Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes makes her return to Cafe Carlyle with Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Ted Sperling and special guest, two-time Drama Desk nominee Ryan Silverman in Cockeyed Optimists: The World of Rodgers and Hammerstein, September 26-30. (more...)

Jessie Mueller, Kelli O'Hara & Faith Prince Headed for The Herbst in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Producer Mark Cortale's Broadway concert series hosted by Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky will return to San Francisco for the 2017/18 season with a move to the Herbst Theatre at the iconic San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Cast Complete for 5th Avenue Theatre's New Staging of RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced full casting for its evocative new production of Ragtime, which begins rehearsals today. A tale of family, heart and perseverance at the turn of the 20th century, Ragtime is a vital story about the headstrong and determined individuals and their families who helped make the United States a diverse and thriving nation. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 9/12/2017 - 9/19/2017
by - Sep 19, 2017

Hottest Articles on 9/12/2017 - 9/19/2017. (more...)

Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA Comes to Casper
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA, the 2013 Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The King & I and The Sound of Music, will play the Casper Events Center for a limited engagement on November 12, 2017. Tickets for CINDERELLA will go on sale on Friday, September 22 at 11:30 am and can be purchased at, by phone at 800-442-2256, in person at the SinclairTix Box Office at the Casper Events Center or at any of the six statewide outlets. (more...)

Breaking: Betsy Wolfe Departs CAROUSEL Revival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Scott Rudin said, We wish Betsy well and are enormously disappointed she won't be able to join the company at the Imperial. (more...)

Photo Flash: BIG RIVER: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Opens at Theatre at the Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn opened to a packed house at Theatre at the Center on Sunday night. Audience members leapt to their feet at the end of the performance of the now Jeff-Recommended production. Actors James Romney in the role of Huck and Jonathan Butler-Duplessis in the role of Jim lead the cast in the musical that continues through October 15. (more...)

3-D Theatricals of Los Angeles Opens 9th Southern California Season with YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

3-D Theatricals (3DT) rings in its 2017-1018 season at both the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center (RBPAC) and the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA) with Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein, a musical comedy from the Broadway creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash hit The Producers. The production, with music and lyrics by Brooks and a book by Thomas Meehan, is a hilariously tuneful show based on the 1974 smash hit film Young Frankenstein which was a wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Mary Shelley classic from the comic genius of Mel Brooks. David Lamoureux directs with Corey Hirsch serving as Musical Director and Daniel Smith as Choreographer. Dino Nicandros* stars as Frederick Frankenstein with Danny Blaylock as The Monster , Julia Aks as Inga , Erik Scott Romney as Igor/Victor Frankenstein , Tracy Rowe Mutz* as Frau Blucher , Ashley Fox Linton* as Elizabeth , and Richard Gould* as Inspector Kemp/Hermit . *Denotes members of Actors Equity Association. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara to Headline 2017 Gala at Axelrod Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC) will host six-time Tony nominee and winner Kelli O'Hara for its annual gala on Saturday evening, October 28, 2017. (more...)

Discover Even More Magic This Holiday Season at Walt Disney World Resort
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

Walt Disney World Resort is the place to be this holiday season as theme parks and resort hotels sparkle with jolly decorations that bring the spirit of the season to life. Here's a sampling of the holiday fun in store for guests: (more...)

Photo Flash: The Joint Starts Jumpin' in La Mirada's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT present the first show of its 2017-2018 season, and the 40th anniversary of the iconic theatre with American Idol's Frenchie Davis starring in AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' (more...)

Jenn Gambatese and More to Join Jeff Kready and Tally Sessions in A FINE BROMANCE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Jeff Kready and Tally Sessions in 'A Fine Bromance' on October 7th, 2017 at 11:30PM for an evening of soaring tenor and booming baritone duets! (more...)

NYC-ARTS Spotlights 2017 Avery Fisher Career Grant Award-Winning Violinst Chad Hoopes
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

NYC-ARTS, Thirteen's weekly arts and culture multi-platform showcase, brings arts lovers an all-access pass to the interesting, unusual and unique cultural offerings of the greater New York City region. Each year, the world-renowned Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts administers The Avery Fisher Career Grant, a prestigious award given to up to five outstanding instrumentalists. The award is intended to give significant recognition and support to instrumentalists who show great potential for solo careers. (more...)

Dallas Museum of Art Looks at The Art of Film Through Fresh Eyes
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

On October 22, the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) presents the first major exhibition in the Museum's history dedicated to time-based media. Truth: 24 frames per second brings together 24 pioneers of film and video and over six decades of work focused on pressing contemporary themes, such as race relations, political unrest, sexual identity and the media, to explore the nature of truth and reality in contemporary life. (more...)

Renée Fleming Returns to Carnegie Hall on 10/23 in Recital with Pianist Inon Barnatan
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Acclaimed American soprano Ren e Fleming performs in recital with pianist Inon Barnatan on Monday, October 23 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The program includes works by Brahms, Egon Kornauth, Andr Previn, selections from Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos, and the world premiere of a new work by Caroline Shaw, commissioned by Carnegie Hall as part of its 125 Commissions Project. (more...)

Dule Hill, Daniel J. Watts to Star in LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE World Premiere at People's Light
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Fear the Walking Dead star and Philadelphia native Colman Domingo partners with nationally-acclaimed theatre-maker Patricia McGregor to co-author Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole, a surprising and unsettling exploration of race and the American Dream. McGregor will also direct. (more...)

Harvey Granat and Will Friedwald to Showcase the Great American Songbook at 92Y This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Harvey Granat is a cabaret performer, Broadway producer and historian of the American popular song. Will Friedwald is a critic, music historian and author of eight books, including the upcoming The Great Jazz and Pop Vocal Albums (Pantheon Books, October 24). (more...)

Patrick Cassidy to Star in 5-Star Theatricals' JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

5-Star Theatricals (formerly Cabrillo Music Theatre) opens its 2017-2018 season with Patrick Cassidy starring as the Pharaoh in a fresh new look at an all-time family favorite, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice, musical direction by Dr. Cassie Nickols, choreography by 'So You Think You Can Dance' choreographer Dave Scott and directed by 5-Star Theatricals Managing Director Will North. (more...)

Nick Adams, Morgan James, Christine Pedi, Ali Stroker and More Join Abingdon Theatre Company's 25th Anniversary Gala Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company has announced additional casting for their upcoming 25th Anniversary Gala on Monday, October 23 at The Edison Ballroom (240 W. 47th Street). Honoring two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago, Sweet Charity, 'Cheers,' 'Frasier'), the event will feature a special concert performance of the John Kander and Fred Ebb musical revue And The World Goes 'Round. (more...)

Veteran Publicist Aaron Meier Joins O&M Team
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

DKC/O&M President Rick Miramontez officially announced today that Aaron Meier has joined the staff of the New York PR firm. Aaron, a 16-year veteran of theatrical publicity, takes his senior position immediately. He will be representing such current and upcoming productions as Hello, Dolly!, 1984, Carousel, Three Tall Women and The Iceman Cometh, among others. (more...)

Steamy ANTONY & CLEOPATRA to Open Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Folger Theatre launches its 2017/18 season of power, passion, and politics with William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 11, 2017
by - Sep 11, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

TheaterWorks Opens 32nd Season with THE WOLVES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

TheaterWorks (Rob Ruggiero, Producing Artistic Director) announced today that THE WOLVES by Sarah DeLappe will run October 5 through November 5, 2017 (please note date change). THE WOLVES is the 1st show of TheaterWorks 32nd Season, (more...)

BWW Morning Brief September 11th, 2017: The Chita Rivera Awards and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 11, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: The Chita Rivera Awards will be held tonight and more! (more...)

PIPPIN Heads Into Final Two Weeks in Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Audiences have just two weeks left to be taken on a magical journey by the talented cast of PIPPIN The Musical at Manchester's Hope Mill Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: Too Many Songs, But Excellence Overflows In LOVELESS TEXAS
by Juan Michael Porter II - Sep 11, 2017

The thunderclap of energy that opened LOVELESS TEXAS on Friday evening was enough to jolt even the most tired of businessmen awake. Almost everything about this joyful musical is first rate, from the production values to the amazing tech crew to the excellent performers who belt it out to the rafters. (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Robert Fairchild to Choreograph, Star in FRANKENSTEIN Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Ensemble for the Romantic Century has announced that Robert Fairchild will choreograph and star in the next production of their 2017-18 season, the Off-Broadway premiere of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.This will be Mr. Fairchild's Off-Broadway debut as well as his debut as a choreographer. (more...)

Robert Fairchild to Leave New York City Ballet Following Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

New York City Ballet announced today that Principal Dancer Robert Fairchild will give his final performances with the Company during the 2017 Fall Season. (more...)

BOO AT THE L,A. ZOO Features Fang-Tastic, Spooktacular Learning and Fun Throughout October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

This Halloween season, BOO AT THE L.A. ZOO offers goblins and ghouls of all ages a chance to feed their imaginations with fang-tastic fun and spooktacular learning throughout the entire month of October, beginning Sunday, October 1, and continuing through Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 10 am to 4 pm. BOO AT THE L.A. ZOO 2017 features daily activities such as an all-new Nocturnal Adventure maze, where guest can learn about nocturnal creatures, and the opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the Zoo's tarantulas, scorpions, snakes and more at Animals and Boo encounters. Weekends include a Swazzle's Monster Menagerie' puppet show, pumpkin carving demonstrations, special animal feedings and other family fun. On Saturday, October 28, and Sunday, October 29, the Halloween bash offers boo-tiful crafts, roaming characters and traditional trick-or-treat stations throughout the grounds. Proudly sponsored by 99 Cents Only Stores, BOO AT THE L.A. ZOO activities are free with paid Zoo admission. Check for details and daily schedules. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Chats with the King of Obscure Showtunes, Michael Lavine
by Behind the Curtain - Sep 10, 2017

If you are in the musical theatre business, chances are you have thanked heaven for the brilliance of Michael Lavine. While any one of us could easily go and pick up the scores to MY FAIR LADY, Carousel, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, or HAMILTON, what do we do when we need a song cut from one of those shows? Or, the whole score of a musical that closed on opening night? What if we want to see the cut songs from OKLAHOMA? We go to Michae Lavine, who owns one of the world's largest private collections of musical theatre music. (more...)

Kennywood Earns Honors for Rides, Special Events
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017


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