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46th Street Theatre (New York, NY)
226 W.46th St.

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Based on the play Chicago by Maurine Dallas Watkins

Escrito por Fred Ebb y Bob Fosse, con música de John Kander y letras de Fred Ebb, Chicago ha sido visto por más de 17 millones de espectadores en todo el mundo, y ha recaudado la espectacular cifra de más de 850 millones de dólares. Ambientado en medio de la extravagante decadencia de los años 20, este musical cuenta la historia de Roxie Hart y Velma Kelly, dos mujeres ambiciosas encerradas por crímenes pasionales, que luchan por conseguir el favor de Billy Flynn, un famoso abogado que utiliza a la prensa sensacionalista para conseguir la libertad de sus clientes.

BWW Review: STEEL PIER at University Of Utah Department Of Theatre
by Blair Howell - Sep 21, 2017

STEEL PIER is irresistibly infectious. The University of Utah's fearless Theatre Department, the closest the state has to a conservatory actor-training program, entertainingly stages the regional premiere of this neglected John Kander and Fred Ebb musical. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL at Patchogue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The full cast has been anounced for The Gateway and Patchogue Theatre's presentation of GFour Productions' international hit show Menopause The Musical on Sunday, October 8 at 2pm, and 7pm, at Patchogue Theatre. (more...)

MEAN GIRLS' Tina Fey and Audible's Don Katz Will Be Honored at New York Stage and Film's 2017 Winter Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

New York Stage and Film has announced that its annual Winter Gala will honor Tina Fey and Founder & CEO of Audible, Inc., Don Katz. (more...)

Houses on the Moon Theater Company Slates AMPLIFY 2017 Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Houses on the Moon Theater Company, the New York-based not-for-profit theatre company that through creative workshops, original performances, and post-show discussions help communities come together by making meaningful connections through the public sharing of their untold stories, will honor R. Erin Craig and David Rothenberg and present the 2017 Leyton Award to Save Our Streets: Bronx at its 5th Annual Amplify Benefit on Monday, October 16th at Gotham Comedy Club (208 West 23rd Street between 7th & 8th Avenues. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for THE BODYGUARD, Starring Deborah Cox, at The Smith Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts has announced that the first U.S. National tour of the hit musical THE BODYGUARD, will play Reynolds Hall from Tuesday, Nov. 21 to Sunday, Nov. 26. Tickets go on sale today, Sept. 21. For tickets and more information, visit (more...)

Lucky Chops Release 8-Bit 'Temple of Boom' Video to Celebrate Joining Facebook Million Club
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Joining the Facebook 'Million' club as an independent artist is no easy feat... Being a brass/woodwind/drums band joining that same club? The stakes get even higher. (more...)

The Shelters Debut Video for 'Gold' Live from Hyde Park London
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Breakout Los Angeles based rock band The Shelters debut a live video for their track Gold, which was recorded in London's Hyde Park as part of the British Summer Time festival. (more...)

American Lyric Theater to Introduce THE NEW CREW with Special Salon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

American Lyric Theater presents The New Crew, a salon including performances by and discussions with American Lyric Theater's newest Resident Artists in the Composer Librettist Development Program: composers Shuying Li, Andy Teirstein, and Liliya Ugay; librettists Lorene Cary, Julian Crouch, and Lila Palmer; and dramaturg Antigoni Gaitana. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief September 21st, 2017: THE SHOW-OFF Begins Performances, LES MISERABLES Tour Launches, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 21, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: THE SHOW-OFF Begins Performances, SUMMER Cast Announced, and More! (more...)

Long Beach Opera Presents THE CONSUL at the Centinela Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

On October 14, 20 and 22, Long Beach Opera (LBO) will present three performances of The Consul with music and libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti, and starring Patricia Racette, making her Long Beach Opera debut at the Centinela Valley Center for the Arts, Lawndale. (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017


Jewish Life Television to Broadcast Yom Kippur Services Coast-To-Coast
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Jewish Life Television (JLTV) will broadcast Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur services held at Beverly Hills Temple of the Arts at the Saban Theatre, coast-to-coast on the Eve of Yom Kippur (Kol Nidre), Friday, September 29, 2017 (5778) and on Yom Kippur, Saturday, September 30, 2017 (more...)

Photo Flash: First Lady Chirlane McCray Helps Launch MCC Theater Partnership to Bring the Arts to At-Risk Youth
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

First Lady Chirlane McCray and Gabrielle Fialkoff, Senior Advisor and Director of the Mayor's Office of Strategic Partnerships, announced today a partnership between the Gracie Mansion Conservancy and MCC Theater during its 2017/18 season to increase access to arts and culture to at-risk youth. Gracie Mansion hosted the launch event on Wednesday, September 20th, featuring a performance of selected scenes from the Off-Broadway production of Charm, followed by a youth-focused panel discussion. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Illenium Releases Sophomore Album 'Awake'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

After a summer that saw Nick Miller perform at esteemed festivals from Bonnaroo and Firefly to EDC Las Vegas and Electric Zoo, sell out club shows across the country, and collaborate with dubstep pioneers Zeds Dead, the Denver native has officially released his sophomore album 'Awake'. (more...)

Hudson Valley Dance Festival Expands Lineup of Companies and Choreographers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Hudson Valley Dance Festival, an enchanting dance experience in beautiful Catskill, NY, has added Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and MOMIX to the list of accomplished companies and choreographers performing at this year's festival on Saturday, October 7, 2017. (more...)

Winner Announced for Eighth Season of MASTERCHEF
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Last night, Season Eight of MASTERCHEF came to an unforgettable conclusion as Emmy Award-nominated host, judge and executive producer Gordon Ramsay, along with fellow judges Christina Tosi and Aar n S nchez and finale guest judge Joe Bastianich, named Dino Luciano the winner. (more...)

Marya Grandy to Make Feinstein's/54 Below Solo Debut This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Marya Grandy: Live From Feinstein's/54 Below on Wednesday, October 18th, at 9:30pm. (more...)

HOUSE OF CARDS, SEX WITH STRANGERS Writer Set for Symposium at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Laura Eason, who is best known for four seasons as a writer/producer on the Netflix drama 'House of Cards,' will be guest speaker at Westport Country Playhouse's Sunday Symposium following a 3 p.m. performance of her play 'Sex with Strangers,' on Sunday, October 1. (more...)

Rebecca Campbell Named President of The Walt Disney Company EMEA
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Walt Disney International today announced that Rebecca Campbell, president, ABC Owned Television Station Group and ABC Daytime, will assume the role of president, The Walt Disney Company Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), effective January 1, 2018. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: September 21, 2017
by BWW Special - Sep 21, 2017

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for 9/21/17
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 21, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Ayesha Curry & Anthony Adams Host Third Season of THE GREAT AMERICAN BAKING SHOW
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Hosted by New York Times best-selling cookbook author and television personality, Ayesha Curry, and former NFL star and media personality, Anthony Spice Adams, this dynamic duo brings THE GREAT AMERICAN BAKING SHOW a delicious new dash of holiday-themed recipes and competition this December. (more...)

WAM Theatre Announces Attendees for October's Berkshire Leadership Summit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Organizers of the pilot Berkshire Leadership Summit, an event for women aspiring to, or already in, leadership positions in the non-profit theatre, and hosted by WAM Theatre, are excited to announce that the attendees of this event have been selected. (more...)

Mika Brzezinsi's KNOW YOUR VALUE Returns to NYC This October for Star-Studded Program
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Mika Brzezinski, founder of Know Your Value and co-host of MSNBC's Morning Joe, announced today the return of the 'Know Your Value' event on Oct. 30 at The Grand Hyatt in New York City. (more...)

Pret A Manger Introduces WonderFall Menu, Embracing the Flavors of Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Pret's WonderFall Menu features a variety of 15 new and returning products, including a guest favorite, the Fall Harvest Salad. The seasonal menu offers a range of salads, sandwiches, soups and three-barista prepared drinks, all prepared in Pret shop kitchens using natural, ethically-sourced ingredients. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hyland Park Players Present THE PAJAMA GAME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Highland Park Players proudly presents the Tony Award winning musical, The Pajama Game. The Pajama Game runs October 20th through November 5th at the Northbrook Theatre, 3323 Walters Ave. Performances are October 20, 21, 27, 28 and November 2, 3, 4 at 7:30 pm and October 22, 29 and November 5 at 2:00 pm. (more...)

Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey's 'Beauty of Blend' Campaign Makes Global Debut in the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

On September 19 th, Tullamore D.E.W. the world's second largest Irish whiskey premiered a new global advertising platform, "Beauty of Blend," which will be its most extensive international communications campaign to date. Debuting in the U.S. at New York's Lower East Side Tenement Museum, the "Beauty of Blend" campaign includes television and digital advertising, an ongoing social media campaign, micro-site, events and influencer programming. (more...)

Debbie Gravitte to Be Featured in Broadway Jazz Session, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Tony Award winner Debbie Gravitte (Jerome Robbins' Broadway, Chicago, Les Miserables) will be the featured vocalist in the October 1st installment of 'Russ Kaplan's Broadway Jazz Session.' (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Kevin Chesley Discusses THE 39 STEPS at Actors Co-op
by Don Grigware - Sep 21, 2017

KEVIN CHESLEY has directed, written and performed sketch comedy for stages like Upright Citizens Brigade (LA and NYC), The iO (Chicago and West), and the Vancouver Comedy Festival. He is a co-founder of TROOP! and The Riot Act, troupes that have performed in venues like The Comedy Central Stage, The HBO Workspace, and The Chicago Improv Festival. For ten years he has directed The Apple Sisters, a staged 1943 radio show that very much helped prepare him to dive into the 1935 world of The 39 Steps. He was also a director for The Hampstead Players Theater Company. A screenwriter, Kevin has written for The Onion, National Lampoon, and MTV's The Hard Times of RJ Berger, as well as screenplays for Warner Brothers, Paramount, Bad Robot, Happy Madison, and 20th Century Fox. He has Executive Produced pilots for both NBC and Cartoon Network. Training: Act One Hollywood, BFA Emerson College. He is currently directing The 39 Steps for Actors Co-op about to open Friday September 22. (more...)

Gogo Inc. Announces Successful Consent Solicitation with Respect to Senior Secured Notes due 2022
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017


VIDEO: Liza Minnelli Proves She's Still Got Vocal Chops!
by Stage Tube - Sep 20, 2017

Stage and screen legend Liza Minnelli has one of the most recognizable voices of her generation, and at the tender age of 71, she's still got it! Watch below as the beloved Broadway star sings a little tune to prove that her voice is as strong as always. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kate Baldwin and Kate Shindle Honored as 'Actors of the Year' by Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago honored its 2017 recipients of the prestigious Actor of the Year Award in a lavish event this week at the Hilton Orrington Hotel in Evanston. Kate Baldwin, this year's HELLO DOLLY! Tony nominee for Best Supporting Actress, and Kate Shindle, 1998 Miss America, and current star of the national tour of FUN HOME, received their award at a Gala Awards event on Monday, September 18th, at the Hilton Orrington Hotel in Evanston. Both Baldwin and Shindle are alumnae of the Northwestern University Theatre Program. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

Lineup Announced for 4th Annual Detroit Fringe Forward Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The 4th Annual Detroit Fringe Forward Festival, #DFFF2017, is here! The fest brings together performing artists from across the Midwest for a four-day exploratory, immersive, and experimental entourage of performing, visual and fringe theatre, open to all. (more...)

North Coast Rep to Revive American Classic OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

For its second play of Season 36, North Coast Rep is reviving John Steinbeck's classic drama novella-turned play, OF MICE AND MEN. (more...)

Frank Verlizzo and Lillian E. Benson to be Honored at Pratt Institute's Alumni Achievement Awards
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

On Saturday, October 7, Pratt Institute's Alumni Achievement Awards 2017 will be presented to five accomplished alumni during a special D ner en Noir catered dining event to be held as part of Alumni Day 2017. (more...)

CBS Orders New Drama Series from Dick Wolf for 2018-19 Season
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

CBS announced today it has given a 13 episode series production commitment to a new one-hour drama from Emmy Award winner Dick Wolf for broadcast during the 2018-2019 season. (more...)

Review Roundup - Matthew Vaughn's KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman's journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the United States known as the 'Statesman'. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Opens Renovated Facilities with THIS RANDOM WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Roll out the red carpet! Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati begins the 2017-2018 Season in its newly renovated theatre with the charming regional premiere of This Random World, a wistful drama by award-winning playwright Steven Dietz. This funny, intimate, and heartbreaking story about the power of chance takes audiences on a journey of self-discovery. Playing October 10-November 4, 2017. Directed by D. Lynn Meyers. Production sponsor is the Otto M. Budig Family Foundation. (more...)

MCL Chicago to Present REDDYK AND KRUPP: ON BRAND! Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

With a Machete Productions has announced its new (almost monthly) cabaret series, REDDYK & KRUPP: ON BRAND!. The first of three shows will be on Sunday, September 24, 6pm, at MCL Chicago. (more...)

2018 Artios Awards Nominations in Television, Theatre, Short Form Series and Short Film Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Casting Society of America announced nominees for the 2018 Artios Awards for all Television, Theatre, Short Films and Short Form Series categories. Congratulations to all the nominees!! (more...)

KRIS KRINGLE THE MUSICAL, Featuring Cathy Rigby & Pamela Myers, to Bring Christmas Magic to Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Launch the holiday season with KRIS KRINGLE The Musical. Featuring Tony Award nominees Cathy Rigby (Peter Pan, Seussical) and Pamela Myers (Company, Into the Woods), KRIS KRINGLE The Musical plays two performances, Friday, November 24 at 3PM and 8PM, at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street, NYC). (more...)

Joffrey Ballet Opens Season with Chicago Premiere of GISELLE by Lola de Ávila
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Joffrey Ballet launches its 2017-18 season with the Chicago Premiere of Lola de vila's visionary adaption of Giselle, one of the greatest and most beloved Romantic era ballets. De vila, former Associate Director of the San Francisco Ballet School, has elevated this classic tale of passion beyond the grave to new heights, set to prolific 19th century composer Adolphe Adam's original score created for the ballet's premiere in 1841. Giselle is presented in 10 performances only, October 18-29, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: Alfred's BROWN TALE Is Very Chicago and Very Funny
by Perry Tannenbaum - Sep 20, 2017

Notwithstanding the lingering leeriness I feel about going to see them, one-person shows can be memorable and truly special. Billy Crystal's 700 Sundays, Frank Gorshin's Say Goodnight, Gracie and Colin Quinn's Long Story Short stand out as the best that I've seen by men, while I'd point to Julie Harris's Belle of Amherst, Lily Tomlin's The Search for Intelligent Life in the Universe, and Tova Feldshuh's Golda's Balcony as the best by women - plus two more at Spoleto this year, Avital Lvova's Angel and Ayodele Casel's While I Have the Floor. (more...)

Amy Poehler & More to Bring New Comedy Series to Netflix
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Natasha Lyonne, Leslye Headland (Bachelorette, Sleeping with Other People) and Amy Poehler are set to bring a new comedy series to Netflix members around the world, with Lyonne set to star. T (more...)

RAWdance Performs DOUBLE EXPOSURE at ODC, 10/26-28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

After their sold-out world premiere at ODC Theater last summer, RAWdance returns next month in an encore presentation of DOUBLE EXPOSURE, the company's critically acclaimed program of duets representing more than a dozen West Coast choreographers. Double Exposure runs October 26 - 28, Thursday to Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30 - $35, and may be purchased online at or by phone at 415-863-9834. (more...)

TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE to Open MAC's 2017-18 Performance Series This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The McAninch Arts Center (MAC), located at 425 Fawell Blvd on the campus of College of DuPage, opens its 2017-2018 Performance Series as special one-night-only presentation of North America tour of the LPP Theatricals, LLC production of 'Tuesdays with Morrie' by Mitch Albom, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, directed by Ron Ulrich and starring 'M*A*S*H' Jamie Farr, and co-starring David Keeley. (more...)

William Patrick Corgan Announces New Silent Film PILLBOX
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

GRAMMY Award winning, acclaimed singer-songwriter and Smashing Pumpkins frontman, William Patrick Corgan today announced Pillbox, a silent film set to music from his highly-anticipated forthcoming Rick Rubin produced solo album Ogilala, due out October 13, 2017 via BMG (more...)

Playmakers Rep's Vivienne Benesch Receives SDCF's 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) announces that Vivienne Benesch, of Playmakers Repertory Theater (Chapel Hill, NC), is the recipient of the 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award. (more...)

The New Colony presents PUNK This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The New Colony concludes its 2017 Season with the world premiere of Michael Allen Harris' prison drama PUNK, co-directed by Diana Raiselis and Katrina Dion, playing October 4 November 5, 2017 at The New Colony's resident home, The Den Theatre's Upstairs Main Stage, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets go on sale Thursday, September 21, 2017 at The press opening is Tuesday, October 10 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Maria Friedman Previews LENNY & STEVE at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by Walter McBride - Sep 20, 2017

Three-time Olivier Award winner Maria Friedman makes her Feinstein's/54 Below solo debut this fall with shows, continuing September 20, 21, 22, and 23 at 7pm. (more...)

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