Chaplin Broadway

Through a series of English music-hall turns, Charlie Chaplin’s life story unfolds.


Music Center Pavilion

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Los Angeles, CA
by TV News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
 The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) is pleased to announce that five-time EMMY®-winning television pioneer Norman Lear will receive the Britannia Award for Excellence in Television at the 2019 British Academy Britannia Awards. He joins previously announced honorees Jackie Chan, who will receive the Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment, Steve Coogan, who will receive the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy Presented by Jaguar Land Rover, Jane Fonda, who will receive the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film, Jordan Peele, who will receive the John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing Presented by Cunard and Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who will receive the Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
For Ronnie Spector this holiday season, Winter's Eve will a?oebe her baby.a?? The Lincoln Square Business Improvement District (LS BID) announced today that the iconic Ronnie Spector and The Ronettes will headline the main stage at Dante Park (Broadway and 63rd Street) and help light up the Upper West Side at the 20th Annual Winter's Eve at Lincoln Square. New York's largest holiday festival kicks off with the Upper West Side's only tree lighting ceremony on Monday, December 2, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Performed in Told by an Idiot's trademark visual style, The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel looks at an unknown period in comic history when two maverick imaginations collided for a brief time. Playing fast and loose with the facts, the show is no nostalgic bio-drama, but an hilarious and deeply moving homage to two English men who changed the world of comedy forever. The show includes an original piano score played live each night, composed by MOBO Award-winner Zoe Rahman.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019
THE 33rd ISRAEL FILM FESTIVAL in Los Angeles, the largest showcase of Israeli cinema and television in North America, will present from November 12th a?" 26th over three dozen award-winning Israeli films, documentaries, short films and television series as well as in-person appearances from 25 of Israel's most acclaimed filmmakers and talent.  This encompasses two World Premieres, fifteen U.S. Premieres, six West Coast Premieres and five Los Angeles Premieres, announced today Israel Film Festival Founder/Executive Director Meir Fenigstein. 
by Juan Michael Porter II - Oct 29, 2019
I could write more about the latter part of this evening's marvels, but I'd rather leave you with this: Forsythe can beguile an audience with three simple gestures. It feels perverse when he chooses not to.
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2019
The British Academy Britannia Awards presented by American Airlines and Jaguar Land Rover was held at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills on October 25, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2019
The British Academy Britannia Awards presented by American Airlines and Jaguar Land Rover was held at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills on October 25, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019
Durante el coloquio 80 años del exilio español: influencias y aportaciones a la vida musical de México, realizado en el Conservatorio Nacional de Música del Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (INBAL), se destacó el trabajo de las compositoras Emiliana de Zubeldía y María Teresa Prieto, quienes crearon en México sus obras más importantes, así como el trabajo historiográfico del musicólogo Otto Mayer-Serra y la aportación de los artistas flamencos.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
The Barbican today announces its full January to August 2020 Theatre and Dance programme in the Barbican Theatre and The Pit. Tickets go on sale to Barbican Members Plus on Friday 25 October 2019 and to Barbican Members on Monday 28 October 2019. From only £54, Barbican Members get priority booking, discounted tickets (subject to availability) and pay no booking fees. They can also take advantage of exclusive behind-the-scenes events and the Members' Lounge. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday 1 November 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019
Fresh off their celebrated sold out 18/19 tour, The Broadway Collective is once again hitting the roada?'9 cities in totala?'to find and train the next generation of Broadway performers.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Signature Theatre's rehearsals for A Chorus Line with music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban and book by James Kirkwood Jr. & Nicholas Dante. A Chorus Line will run from October 29, 2019 - January 5, 2020 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre and will be directed by Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Passion, Billy Elliot) and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Denis Jones (Broadway's Tootsie, Signature's Crazy for You).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
BroadwayWorld has just learned that Jenn Colella, original cast member of Come From Away, will depart the musical next month. Colella was Tony-nominated for her performance as 'Captain Beverly Bass.'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Today National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene announced the Tony Award-winning creative team for the New York debut of the acclaimed musical Harmony by the legendary Barry Manilow and his longtime collaborator Bruce Sussman.
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) has announced today that renowned British comedian James Veitch will host the 2019 British Academy Britannia Awards. Veitch will be joined on stage by this year's presenters – Vin Diesel, Donald Glover, Lupita Nyong'o, John C. Reilly and Kerry Washington – who will present each honoree with a newly redesigned Britannia Award created by former BAFTA Los Angeles Newcomer, Gary McMonnies. 
by Gil Kaan - Oct 15, 2019
Justin Sayre's camp-horror-soap-opera, twelve-episode serial RAVENSWOOD MANOR will take the Celebration Theatre stage beginning October 17, 2019 for a six-week run. Novelist/playwright/TV scripter/performer/host Justin took some time to answer a few of my questioning queries on his various functions as novelist/playwright/TV scripter/performer/host.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Spring 2020 marks the start of Northern Stage's 50th anniversary year; featuring ambitious new productions made in Newcastle including stage premieres of Shandyland - originally developed through The Old Vic 12 scheme, written by Bruntwood Prize winning playwright Gareth Farr; a new theatrical version of The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff by Teesside folk trio The Young'uns, directed by Northern Stage Artistic Director Lorne Campbell; HERE - a co-production with Northern Stage associate artists Curious Monkey written by Lindsay Rodden; Northern Stage's Young Company presents the third part of their kaleidoscopic view of the state of our nation, asking Where Do We Go Now?; plus new shows from some of the UK's most exciting and innovative touring companies including Frantic Assembly, Headlong and Told By An Idiot.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Today the world's oldest working music hall announces its glorious 2020 spring season, kicking off the year with a wonderful array of theatre and music that truly embodies Wilton's expansive and imaginative programming.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019
Bell and Spells is a spectacular and entertaining alternative Christmas show from the extraordinary imaginations of Victoria Thierrée Chaplin and Aurélia Thierrée. Following a European tour, this is the London premiere of the show, which was shared as a work in progress during the Coronet International Festival in 2017.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2019
BroadwayWorld has your first look at Signature Theatre's A Chorus Line! Check out the photos and video!
by Linnae Medeiros - Nov 7, 2019
It's just her and the sky! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, original Come From Away cast member Jenn Colella is set to play her final performance as Captain Beverly Bass on November 10, 2019. To celebrate her incredible run, we're looking back at highlights from her journey with the show, from its out-of-town productions to opening night on Broadway and beyond. Check it all out!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
Nylon Fusion Theatre Company will present the New York Premiere of The Listening Room, written by Michaela Jeffery (National Enbridge Playwrights Award recipient; Playwrights Guild of Canada's RBC Emerging Playwright Award finalist). and directed by Ivette Dumeng (Malan American Reconciliation at Royal Family: Jack in the Box/Medusa at Planet Connections) & Lori Kee (Luft Gangster at The Sheen Center) at The New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street, New York, NY 10014), November 30 - December 21. Performances will be on Saturday, November 30 at 8pm, Sunday, December 1 at 8pm, Monday, December 2 at 8pm, Friday,
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019
Who knew that cavemen told a?oerock rocka?? jokes or that Molière was a comedian? Audiences will discover these untold secrets and more when Hartford Stage presents The Reduced Shakespeare Company in The Complete History of Comedy (abridged), written and directed by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor, for a limited engagement run, June 11-21. Tickets will go on sale Friday, November 29.
by TV News Desk - Nov 25, 2019
Deadline reports that actress Amy Seimetz will play Trisha Anderson in CBS Studios' upcoming miniseries based on James Comey's 'A Higher Loyalty.'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
Back in Los Angeles for an amazing fourth run, The Christmas Present is the heart-warming tale of a hooker, a hotel room, and some holiday magic. Enchanting audiences and critics alike, The Christmas Present has become a staple of holiday delight in Los Angeles. The show runs Friday, December 13th through the 22nd at the Broadwater Black Box in Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
Columbia Artists welcomes multiple Grammy Award-nominated violinist Philippe Quint to the roster for worldwide general management. Quint will be managed by Senior Vice President & Artist Manager Stefana Atlas and Artist Manager Martin Wittenberg.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
Theatre-lovers are invited to the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society's production of The Murder at Haversham Manor, via the Broadway and London hit comedy, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG. It opens at PIONEER THEATRE COMPANY (PTC) on December 6, 2019 and through December 21, 2019. Tickets for this production can be purchased by calling 801-581-6961 or visiting
by TV News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Brian D'Arcy James has joined the cast of the new four-hour CBS Studios event miniseries based on Comey's New York Times #1 bestselling book, A Higher Loyalty, according to Deadline.
by Review Roundups - Nov 14, 2019
Kristin Chenoweth returns to the Broadway stage in a live concert celebrating the release of her new album FOR THE GIRLS (Concord Records, produced by Steve Tyrell), with Music Direction by Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Directed by Richard Jay-Alexander and Presented by James L. Nederlander. The limited engagement continues through November 17, 2019.
by TV News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Global comedy superstar Ricky Gervais, in his unique and legendary fashion, will resume hosting duties for a record fifth time at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards. The three-hour telecast will air live on NBC coast to coast Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif.
by Kristen Morale - Nov 11, 2019
Presented by Two Tough Broads, directed by Joe John Battista and now in performances at the historic Theater for the New City, A Life In the Rye is truly an inspirational piece of theater that not only brings new life to J.D. Salinger's own story, but does so in a way that brings such dimensionality to a brilliant yet troubled life. One hundred years after the author's birth and following the opening of an exhibit at the New York Public Library to commemorate Salinger's life and work, Solnik's play is an unbiased and beautifully-crafted ode to this man that shows both the playwright's admiration as it does the truthful complexity of Salinger's life.
by Chris Struck - Nov 11, 2019
Comfortable on the stage, Becky O'Brien is the latest talent tv show success story (via Britain's Got Talent) to take her show on the road. She's confident, charming, and showcasing the career of Judy Garland in her debut cabaret in NYC.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
 Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts presents the silent film The General (1926) with Buster Keaton, featuring live organ music by Ben Model on Friday, November 8 at 8pm. Tickets are $20, plus applicable fees. For more information, visit, call the Patchogue Theatre Box Office at 631-207-1313, or stop by 71 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus, along with Resident Company support from The Philly POPS and the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, celebrates Black History Month in February 2020 with an array of FREE and ticketed programming honoring African American artistic expression and culture.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
The cast has been announced for the hard-hitting production For the Sake of Argument, which explores the dangerous power of language after a journalist's words inspire a young man to enlist in the army. Georgie Farmer (Ready Player One, Warner Brothers; Mowgli, Netflix; Treadstone, USA Network) joins the cast as Mark Bradley, alongside Greg Snowden (Emmerdale, Coronation Street, ITV; My Mind is Free, Rah Rah Theatre Company) as Nelson Walsh.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
In 1910 the unknown Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel set sail for New York as part of Fred Karno's famous music hall troupe. On the journey, Charlie and Stan shared a cabin and then spent two years together touring North America, with Stan as Charlie's understudy.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Following nearly five years starring in Broadway's Tony Award­-winning smash-hit musical, Come From Away, in a performance that garnered her Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Awards and a Tony Award nomination, Jenn Colella will make her Feinstein's at the Nikko debut on Friday, February 28 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, February 29 (8 p.m.). In this intimate evening, Jenn will share songs and stories from her journey as a stand-up comedian to the lead singer of a rock band and, ultimately, her career on Broadway and Off-Broadway, weaving a tapestry of musical theatre, pop and rock n' roll. Tickets range in price from $45-$65 and are available now by calling 866-663-1063 or visiting Ticket prices are subject to change without notice.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2020
The Board of Directors of the New York Musical Festival announced today that after 15 years of presenting vibrant, new musical theater, NYMF will cease operation immediately.  
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2020
Actor Robert Downey Jr. joins TODAY live to talk about playing the doctor who could talk to the animals in the new film “Dolittle.” “I've played Chaplin, I've played Sherlock, so I wanted to up my game a bit,” he jokes. Asked whether he'd be open to playing Iron Man again, he says, “we'll see.”
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Emma van Heyn is a South African actor, musician and songwriter. This 24 year old has released a vast kaleidoscope of musical creations. From a 16 track self-produced album, to recent singles and theatre sound design. She has just completed a successful live tour to London and New York City with her new upcoming releases.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Last Thursday, we noticed that an engagement was quietly added to the schedule of London's famed The Crazy Coqs at Brasserie Zedel. The announcement was for a debut of Amy Shaughnessy, directed by Richard Jay-Alexander. We knew nothing about it, so, since both are friends of BroadwayWorld, we reached out.
by David Sousa Lopes - Jan 11, 2020
You thought you knew more or less what to expect but, somehow, the entire show turned out to be a very refreshing surprise. Two days ago, the Théâtre des Capucins opened its doors to The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel, a Told by an Idiot production, written and directed by Paul Hunter.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Today, Feinstein's at the Nikko announced additional performances for its winter line-up of concerts at San Francisco's most intimate nightclub. Tickets for all shows are on-sale now by visiting or calling 866-663-1063. Ticket prices are subject to change without notice.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (Artistic Director Zalmen Mlotek and Executive Director Dominick Balletta), in association with Tony Award-winning Producer Ken Davenport, today announced that New York debut of the new musical Harmony by the legendary Barry Manilow and his longtime collaborator Bruce Sussman will be postponed until 2021 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage a?" A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place, NYC. The show was previously scheduled to start performances on February 11, 2020.
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
Today, Sammy Miller and The Congregation share the music video for their latest single 'Shine,' the first track to be released from their forthcoming debut album Leaving Egypt, out February 7. Tonight, the band opens for Blind Boys of Alabama at the Smith Opera House in Geneva, NY and again on Sunday at the Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington, NY.
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
Profiles in History is proud to announce Hollywood: A Collector's Random, an auction set for December 17th, 18th and 19th in Los Angeles. From Hollywood historians to blockbuster chasers, there will be truly something for everyone at the biggest Hollywood auction of the year!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
David Gaines comes to Baltimore with his extraordinary solo show 7 (x1) Samurai, for two performances only December 21st & 22nd at Theatre Project, 45 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019
Continuing his series of In Conversation events for Kiln Theatre, Jim Carter will sit down with one of the world's most celebrated actors Helen Mirren in a special one-off fundraising event on 16 February 2020, where she will discuss her career from stage to screen.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
On Friday, February 7, 2020 at 8:00pm and Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 3:00pm at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 8:00pm at The Music Center at Strathmore, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) presents Charlie Chaplin's Legacy: Classical Music in Film featuring multiple Grammy Award-nominated violinist Philippe Quint in his BSO debut.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
On Friday, February 7, 2020 at 8:00pm and Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 3:00pm at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 8:00pm at The Music Center at Strathmore, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) presents Charlie Chaplin's Legacy: Classical Music in Film featuring multiple Grammy Award-nominated violinist Philippe Quint in his BSO debut.
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