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Shubert Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
225 West 44th St.

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Inspired by material by Guy Bolton and John McGowan

CRAZY FOR YOU™ is the story of Bobby Child, a well-to-do 1930's playboy, who's dream in life is to dance. And despite the serious efforts of his mother and soon-to-be-ex-fiancee, Bobby achieves his dream! Memorable Gershwin tunes include I Can't Be Bothered Now, Bidin' My Time, I Got Rhythm, Naughty Baby, They Can't Take That Away from Me, But Not for Me, Nice Work if You Can Get It, Embraceable You and Someone to Watch Over Me. It's a high energy comedy which includes mistaken identity, plot twists, fabulous dance numbers and classic Gershwin music.



SHREK THE MUSICAL Stomps Into Glasgow King's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

SHREK THE MUSICAL will be stomping into Glasgow this autumn as producers of the hit musical are delighted to announce additional Scotland dates due to popular demand. Following the critically acclaimed opening of the new UK and Ireland tour in Edinburgh, the larger-than-life production will be arriving at the King's in Glasgow from Tuesday 25 September until Saturday 6 October. (more...)

Signature Theatre Announces The Cast And Creative Team For LIGHT YEARS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Signature Theatre is proud to announce the full cast and creative team for the world premiere production of Light Years. Directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Gigi, Million Dollar Quartet), this new musical features music, lyrics and book by Robbie Schaefer of the band Eddie from Ohio. Robbie journeys from his childhood in India to the joys and struggles of growing up, pursuing his passion and raising a family. Entwined throughout is his cherished relationship with his father and his father's haunted past. Light Years will run February 6 March 4 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. (more...)

Olivier, Tony And Grammy Award-Winning Musical BEAUTIFUL Returns To Birmingham Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Birmingham Hippodrome announces that Bront Barb will reprise her celebrated role as 'Carole King' in the return of the UK and Ireland tour of the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning BEAUTIFUL THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL from Wed 31 Jan Sat 3 Feb. The production returns to Birmingham following a sell-out week of shows in November 2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 7, 2018
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Blumenthal Performing Arts Gala to Honor William Ivey Long; Christine Ebersole, Andy Karl, Laura Osnes and More to Perform
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

???????Blumenthal Performing Arts is thrilled to announce the star-studded lineup of performers who will grace the stage of Knight Theater February 24 in a lavish and original musical tribute to Carolinas' own William Ivey Long, Tony Award winning costume designer and Broadway icon. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 30, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Full Casting Announced for RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL; Tickets Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

Jason Gardiner, Lara Denning, Kim Maresca, Harriet Thorpe and Tracie Bennett join the company of Joel Paley and Marvin Laird's award-winning all female character camp killer cult classic Ruthless! The Musical for its strictly limited 14 week run at the Arts Theatre. The children alternating the role of Tina Denmark will be announced shortly. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre to present Ken Ludwig's BASKERVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Comic Mystery, directed by Brendon Fox. (more...)

Photo Flash: Solve the Murder at 54 Sings CURTAINS!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

Musicals can be murderÂ… Step back in time to 1959 when the musical Robbin' Hood is trying out in Boston. The sets won't work, the audiences are leaving, and the leading lady has been murdered! Who did it? And why? (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 29, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel, and Christopher Sieber Will Bring THE PROM to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2018

It was announced today that the hilarious new Broadway musical comedy THE PROM will star Tony Award Nominee Brooks Ashmanskas (Something Rotten!), Tony Award Winner Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone), two-time Tony Award Nominee Christopher Sieber (Shrek the Musical), Caitlin Kinnunen (Bridges of Madison County), Isabelle McCalla (Aladdin), Michael Potts (Jitney), Angie Schworer (The Producers), Courtenay Collins (Broadway Debut) and Josh Lamon (Groundhog Day) and will officially open on Broadway on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at a Shubert theater to be announced. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 28, 2018
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BWW's On This Day - January 27, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Interview: Annette McLaughlin Talks PINOCCHIO
by Rona Kelly - Jan 27, 2018

The National Theatre is staging a first. With the blessing from Disney, Dennis Kelly's Pinocchio is the first musical production to feature the songs from the classic 1940 film. Playing the Blue Fairy, Annette McLaughlin takes us through the creative and collaborative process behind this reimagining. Talking magic, music and 12ft puppets, she shares how dreams really do come true (and not just when you wish upon a star). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 25, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 24, 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 1/16/2018 - 1/23/2018
by - Jan 23, 2018

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 1/16/2018 - 1/23/2018. (more...)

Dan Lauria to Lead the Off-Broadway Cast of THE STONE WITCH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Producers Darlene Kaplan, Laura Janik Cronin and Scott J. Newsome, have announced, today, the cast and creative team for the Off-Broadway premiere of The Stone Witch, a play by Shem Bitterman (A Death in Colombia, Influence). Performances begin Monday, March 12, 2018 for an open-ended engagement at The Westside Theatre - Upstairs (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Opening Night is set for Sunday evening, March 25, 2018 at 6:30PM. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief January 19th, 2018: Short Musical Film SING ALONG Makes Its TV Debut, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 19, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: the short musical film SING ALONG, starring Alice Ripley, Heidi Blickenstaff, and more, makes its TV debut today, and more! (more...)

New York Producer Rod Kaats Named Artistic Director at Ordway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

The Ordway Center for Performing Arts announced today that producer and director Rod Kaats will assume the position of Producing Artistic Director beginning February 1, 2018. Mr. Kaats succeeds James A. Rocco, who stepped down from the Ordway last year. (more...)

Lea Salonga, Norm Lewis, Laura Osnes and More to Lead MCP's Broadway Classics in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Manhattan Concert Productions (MCP) has announced casting for Broadway Classics in Concert, on Tuesday, February 20, 8:00 PM, in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. The concert will feature Michael Arden (Ragtime, Hunchback of Notre Dame), Sierra Boggess (The Secret Garden), Carolee Carmello (Broadway Classics 2013), Allan Corduner (Titanic), Quentin Earl Darrington (The Secret Garden), Ramin Karimloo (Parade, The Secret Garden), Norm Lewis (Ragtime), Laura Osnes (Crazy for You), Lea Salonga (Ragtime), Ryan Silverman (Titanic), and Tony Yazbeck (Crazy for You). (more...)

Hartford Stage Presents Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the cast and creative team for Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, which will perform at Hartford Stage Thursday, February 15, through Sunday, March 18. (more...)

2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Finalists Announced!
by Misha Davenport - Jan 17, 2018

2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Finalists Announced! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 14, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ Lands At Sangamon Auditorium, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

The greatest family musical of all time, THE WIZARD OF OZ, is touching down in Springfield at Sangamon Auditorium, UIS for one show only on January 28th. (more...)

VIDEO: Jerry O'Connell Not Ashamed to Be 'Worst Dancer' in CRAZY FOR YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Jerry O'Connell stopped by this morning's LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN to talk about his upcoming role in Crazy for You. 'These are real Broadway song and dance people and I am, of the whole cast, legitimately the worst of all of them,' joked the actor. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 11, 2018
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Adam Rennie is ROCKY HORROR's New Frank N Furter in Brisbane and Perth
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Producers Howard Panter, John Frost and GWB Entertainment have announced that Adam Rennie will be playing Frank N Furter for the forthcoming Brisbane and Perth seasons of The Rocky Horror Show. (more...)

BWW Interview: Arena's SOVEREIGNTY and Kalani Queypo Explore the Native American Experience on Stage
by Benjamin Tomchik - Jan 10, 2018

When Mary Kathryn Nagle's play Sovereignty begins performances at Arena Stage later this week, they'll hear something rarer than an original musical and of immense importance to America's history and story the Cherokee Language. (more...)

Tony Winner Michele Pawk to Star in Industry Reading of INTENTIONS by Dorothy Marcic
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

Special invitational presentations of INTENTIONS, a new play by Dorothy Marcic, are set for next Thursday, February 15th at 1 & 4 pm at Pearl Studios (519 Eighth Avenue). (more...)

TheatreWorks Presents Tony Award Winner THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

???????TheatreWorks Silicon Valley presents the Tony Award-winning musical The Bridges of Madison County, based on the 1992 bestselling novel by Robert James Waller about love both lost and found. Set amidst the cornfields of Iowa in 1965, this passionate musical follows the unexpected affair of a devoted Italian-born housewife and a roving National Geographic photographer set over four sensual, heart-stirring days. Brilliantly adapted by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Marsha Norman ('night Mother, The Secret Garden, The Color Purple) with music and lyrics by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown (Parade), it captured the 2014 Tony Award for Best Musical Score. The Bridges of Madison County, directed by TheatreWorks Artistic Director and founder Robert Kelley will be presented April 4 - 29, 2018 (opening night: April 7) at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. For tickets ($40-$100) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Returns to Bravo! Vail Featuring Laura Osnes and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

The New York Philharmonic will return to Bravo! Vail in Colorado for the Orchestra's 16th annual summer residency there, performing six orchestral concerts July 20-27, 2018. (more...)

Nominations Announced for the 2018 Helen Hayes Awards; MEAN GIRLS, FUN HOME, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

The nominees for the 2018 Helen Hayes Awards were announced on February 5, 2018. One of the country's most prestigious cultural honors, The Helen Hayes Awards recognizes and celebrates excellence in professional theatre throughout the Washington metropolitan area. The National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery set the scene for the announcement of nominees in 47 categories for artistic excellence, and the theatre companies eligible for the 2017 John Aniello Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre Company. The recipient of the 2018 Helen Hayes Tribute will be announced shortly. (more...)

BWW Interview: Laura Osnes On Her Show at AMP By Strathmore
by Isabella Basco - Feb 6, 2018

Laura Osnes is preparing to visit the nation's capital! Michael Feinstein chose the Broadway fan favorite to be part of a concert series at AMP that will transform it into a Cabaret Supper Club. She talks about the concert, why she loves visiting DC and her next steps in her career. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 3, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

The Utah Symphony Presents A Full Program Of Musical And Dance Numbers From Hollywood's Golden Age
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

Join Kirby Ward, Joan Hess, and the Utah Symphony February 9 and 10, 2018 for an evening full of entertainment, featuring live dancers and Hollywood golden-age classics from composers like Gershwin, Bernstein and Berlin on the Abravanel Hall stage, conducted by Assistant Conductor Conner Gray Covington. Tickets range from $15-$83 and can be purchased at utahsymphony.org or by calling 801-533-6683. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Comes to The Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Paul Blake, Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Mike Bosner in association with Michael Harrison announce that Bronte Barbe will play 'Carole King' in the UK and Ireland tour of the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL. Bronte will be joined by Kane Oliver Parry as King's husband and song-writing partner 'Gerry Goffin', Amy Ellen Richardson as song-writer 'Cynthia Weil', Matthew Gonsalves as song-writer 'Barry Mann', Carol Royle as King's mother 'Genie Klein' and Adam Howden as music publisher and producer 'Donnie Kirshner'. At certain performances, 'Carole King' will be played by Leigh Lothian. BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL opens at the Bradford Alhambra on Saturday 9 September 2017. Tour dates below. (more...)

Official: Sarah Soetaert, Josefina Gabrielle and Ruthie Henshall To Join Cuba Gooding Jr In CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

Sarah Soetaert, Josefina Gabrielle and Ruthie Henshall will be joining Oscar winner, Cuba Gooding Jr, in the multi award-winning CHICAGO at the Phoenix Theatre in London's West End. Following a successful UK and international tour, and after a 5½-year absence from London, CHICAGO, the winner of six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards and a Grammy, will begin performances at the Phoenix Theatre on Monday 26 March 2018. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Shannon Lewis
by Broadway's Backbone - Feb 16, 2018

In this episode: Broadway's Shannon Lewis grew up in a rural Canadian suburb and at age 19 was hand picked by Susan Stroman to make her Broadway debut, after a "Crazy for You" casting director saw her in a Toronto theme park show. The essence of this podcast is having integrity, the importance of the respect of your peers, and to have your talent and drive ready, so that when someone opens a door for you, you can walk right in. With an impeccable work ethic that takes every opportunity seriously; whether in the ensemble, as a deputy, or as a principle; as well as having Gwen Verdon as a champion, the real Shannon Lewis is coming out of hiding. @realshanlew  (more...)

Vineyard's THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE to Feature Tony Yazbeck, Irina Dvorovenko, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Irina Dvorovenko ('The Americans'), a former American Ballet Theatre principal dancer, Tony Award nominees Tony Yazbeck (ON THE TOWN, FINDING NEVERLAND) and Peter Friedman (RAGTIME, The Vineyard's THE SLUG BEARERS OF KAYROL ISLAND...), and Teagle F. Bourgere (THE CRUCIBLE, A RAISIN IN THE SUN) will be featured in the world premiere of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE, an original work fusing dance, drama and music by legendary composer and four-time Tony Award winner John Kander (CABARET, CHICAGO), Tony Award nominee playwright David Thompson (STEEL PIER; FLORA, THE RED MENACE), and five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (THE PRODUCERS, CONTACT). Performances will begin May 4, 2018 with opening night set for May 23. Kander, Thompson, and Stroman previously collaborated at The Vineyard on THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS. (more...)

Tony Winner Michele Pawk To Star In Today's Presentations Of INTENTIONS By Dorothy Marcic
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Special industry presentations of INTENTIONS, a new play by Dorothy Marcic, are set for today (Thursday) at 1 & 4 pm at Pearl Studios (519 Eighth Avenue). (more...)

Ruthie Henshall, Sarah Soetaert, and Josefina Gabrielle to Lead CHICAGO's Return to the West End
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 15, 2018

Baz Bamigboye of the Daily Mail has reported that the murderous musical hit, Chicago, will return to London's West End! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Signature's LIGHT YEARS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Signature Theatre is proud to present the world premiere production of Light Years. Directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer(Broadway's Follies, Gigi, Million Dollar Quartet), this new musical features music, lyrics and book by Robbie Schaefer of the band Eddie from Ohio. Robbie journeys from his childhood in India to the joys and struggles of growing up, pursuing his passion and raising a family. Entwined throughout is his cherished relationship with his father-and his father's haunted past. Light Years runs now thru March 4 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. (more...)

Is CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND Broadway Bound?
by Julie Musbach - Feb 13, 2018

Rachel Bloom's CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND is all the rage amongst the Broadway community right now for the way its managed to mesh Broadway and television so flawlessly. A live stage musical has always been a possibility, but Rachel Bloom is dropping hints on Instagram that the theory could be brushing against reality very soon (or not so soon). (more...)

Cast Announced For A New Adaptation Of THE RIVALS at The Watermill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

The Watermill Theatre announces the cast for a new adaptation of THE RIVALS, Richard Brinsley Sheridan's classic comedy of desire, intrigue and romantic delusion. Adapted by Beth Flintoff, whose credits include Henry I of England and Oscar Wilde on Trial (Reading Between The Lines Theatre Company) and Greenham: 100 Years of War and Peace (Rosa Productions), this lively new version will be directed by Jonathan Humphreys whose credits include The Mighty Walzer (Manchester Royal Exchange) and Romeo and Juliet (Sheffield Crucible). THE RIVALS will run at The Watermill Theatre from 15 March to 21 April. (more...)

RENT Returns To Playhouse Square
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

The producers of the RENT 20th Anniversary Tour are proud to announce that single tickets for the upcoming tour engagement in Cleveland are on sale now. Tickets are available at the Playhouse Square Ticket Office (1519 Euclid Avenue in downtown Cleveland), by visiting playhousesquare.org, or by calling 216-241-6000. Group orders of 15 or more may be placed by calling 216-640-8600. RENT comes to Playhouse Square as part of the KeyBank Broadway Series. (more...)

Escape the Winter Blues with the Global Smash Hit MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

Music, marriage, mystery, and more! The care-free, smash hit musical Mamma Mia! dances onto the Maclab Stage (and into everyone's hearts), starting February 17. Featuring the beloved music of pop culture icons, ABBA, the story of a daughter trying to figure out who her father is before she weds will warm your heart and have you dancing in the aisles. With groovy classics such as Dancing Queen, Super Trouper, S.O.S. and Honey, Honey, audiences are sure to get swept up in the music and the magic. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 1, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Concord Music Acquires Tams-Witmark Music Library
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

Concord Music just announced today that it has acquired the celebrated Tams-Witmark Music Library, underscoring the company's commitment to continuing expansion of its musical theater franchise. (more...)

Victoria Symphony and Canadian College Of Performing Arts Present BROADWAY LIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

The Victoria Symphony celebrates the bright lights and popular musicals of Broadway with the talented students of the Canadian College of Performing Arts. Broadway Lights is presented March 9 and 10, 2018, at 8pm, with a matinee March 10 at 2pm. All performances take place at the Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street, Victoria, BC. (more...)

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