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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 YOUô 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.



Photo Coverage: HEARTBREAK HOUSE Celebrates Opening Night
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 7, 2018

Heartbreak House celebrated its opening night last night, September 6. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out all the photos below! (more...)

John Pizzarelli And Jessica Molaskey Return To Café Carlyle in November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Husband-and-wife duo John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey make their annual fall pilgrimage to Cafe Carlyle with an all-new show, American Stories, November 6-17. The New York Times recently described John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey as "the supreme nightclub act of our time." A world-renowned guitarist and singer, John Pizzarelli has been entertaining audiences for over 20 years and has established himself as one of the prime contemporary interpreters of the Great American Songbook. Jessica Molaskey is a veteran of a dozen Broadway shows including the revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Sunday in the Park with George, which was nominated for nine Tony Awards. TIME has raved, "Sophisticated, jazzy and engaging, the Astaire-Rodgers of the cabaret world are at the top of their game." (more...)

Anita Dobson And Craig Revel Horwood To Star As Miss Hannigan In UK Tour Of ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Michael Harrison and David Ian are delighted to announce that Anita Dobson and Craig Revel Horwood will star as 'Miss Hannigan' in the forthcoming UK tour of their smash hit production of the musical "ANNIE" opening at the Manchester Opera House on Saturday 2 February 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Karen Ziemba, Alison Fraser and More in HEARTBREAK HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

The limited Off-Broadway engagement for the Shaw's timely classic comedy Heartbreak House will open Sunday September 9th.at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues) and continue through September 29th only. Check out photos of the ensemble in action below! (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Welcomes Valerie Perri from Reprise 2.0's THE WORLD GOES ROUND
by West of Broadway - Sep 4, 2018

Reprise 2.0 is presenting Kander and Ebbs THE WORLD GOES ROUND at UCLA's Freud Playhouse September 5th through the 16th and we are so thrilled to be joined by award-winning singer actress Valerie Perri! (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Welcomes Returning Guest Laurie Wells, New Correspondent Jennifer Lynn O'Hara
by West of Broadway - Sep 17, 2018

On this episode of West of Broadway, we catch up with our very first guest, Laurie Wells and we introduce our listeners to our new correspondent Jennifer Lynn O'Hara. (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Welcomes Sarah Bockel from the BEAUTIFUL Tour
by West of Broadway - Sep 17, 2018

In this episode of West of Broadway Will and Lara get to speak with Beautiful The Carole King Musical star Sarah Bockel opening at the Pantages Theater on September 13th and then they get a call from the creator of Tenor by Night and new musical appearing at the El Portal Theatre September 22nd and 23rd. (more...)

Tony Nominee Joey McKneely Presents SHADOWS, A New Dance Musical
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Two-time Tony Award nominee, Joey McKneely, teams with award-winning playwright, Randall David Cook, to bring you a new dance musical with music and lyrics by Edison Woods, Maxim Moston and Karen Bishko. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Tour of STILL ALICE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Eva Pope, Martin Marquez, Mark Armstrong, Ruth Ollman, Micah Balfour and Anna Andresen will join the previously announced Sharon Small in Christine Mary Dunford's newly adapted version of Lisa Genova's best-selling novel, STILL ALICE, directed by David Grindley. (more...)

MURDER FOR TWO Returns To The Other Palace Following UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Following its sell-out European Premiere at The Watermill Theatre and The Other Palace in 2017, Murder For Two is back this Autumn. A UK Tour will launch at Cardiff New Theatre on Monday 22 October, followed by a five-week return engagement at The Other Palace from Monday 10 December. (more...)

La Mirada Presents MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT (celebrating its 25thSilver Anniversary at the theatre) are thrilled to present the West Coast premiere of AGATHA CHRISTIE'S MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (replacing the previously announced Stormy Weather), adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig and directed by Sheldon Epps. AGATHA CHRISTIE'S MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS will preview on Friday, October 19, 2018 (with a press opening on Saturday, October 20 at 8pm) and runs through Sunday, November 11, 2018 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. (more...)

New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich Announce Cast For Regional Premiere Of ONCE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich has today announced the cast for their brand new actor-musician co-production of Tony Award-Winning show, ONCE, which will make its regional premiere at the Ipswich based theatre from Thursday 6 to Saturday 22 September. (more...)

Social: Go Behind The Scenes Of Wolf Trap's BERNSTEIN 100 With Tony Yazbeck Today!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Go behind the scenes of Wolf Trap's Bernstein 100 celebration today as Tony Yazbeck takes over our Instagram account to give you a behind the scenes look at rehearsal! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at Natascia Diaz and Clybourne Elder in PASSION at Signature Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2018

Natascia Diaz (Signature's Crazy for You, City Center Encores! Grand Hotel), Claybourne Elder (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Broadway's Sunday in the Park with George) and Steffanie Leigh (Broadway's War Paint, Gigi, Mary Poppins) star in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical Passion. (more...)

Free, Public Performances Of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Set To Launch Rude Grooms' Commons Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Queens-based Rude Grooms announced today initial details for the company's inaugural public production: William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, led by actor-manager Laura Piccoli (Unhealthy at Battalion Theatre Co) and produced in partnership with Long Island City Artists at the Plaxall Gallery and the Astoria Park Alliance. The production will play shows in Queens at the Plaxall Gallery, Astoria Park, Queensbridge Park, and Rainey Park as well as in Manhattan at the West End Theatre. Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made online at rudegrooms.com. (more...)

Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Opens AT Pittsburgh CLO Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO will fill the Benedum Center with magic and wonder fit for all ages with Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, July 27 - August 5. Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST ran for a staggering 13 years and over 5,000 performances on Broadway. Now, Pittsburgh CLO brings this treasured story to life for a new generation, continuing the organization's commitment to providing young patrons the opportunity to enjoy live musical theater at home in Pittsburgh. Tickets are now available by phone at 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or by visiting the Box Office at Theater Square. Select half-price tickets for children 3-14 are sponsored by Giant Eagle, offering an affordable option for families to enjoy this timeless tale together. (more...)

Peninsula Players Theatre Presents THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

Peninsula Players Theatre, in conjunction with its production of the musical comedy "The Drowsy Chaperone," will host artist Matt Crowle on Friday, August 3 at 6:30 p.m. Crowle will speak about his process as director and choreographer. Tickets to performances are available; admission to the pre-show seminar is free. (more...)

Two Gay Double Amputees Join Forces for Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

After a sold-out inaugural year, David Connolly and Taylor Long are back to present BOTH 2.0, an annual cabaret fundraiser in support of the War Amps CHAMP (Child Amputee) Program. The benefit concert will take place on Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the intimate Glenn Gould Studio located in the Canadian Broadcasting Centre building, 250 Front St. W, Toronto, ON. (more...)

Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN Opens Walnut Street Theatre 210th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 210th season with the lush romantic comedy Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN, featuring a score by "America's Songwriter."  Based on the classic film by the same name, the production will be directed by Charles Abbott and choreographed by Michelle Gaudette. Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn begins previews on September 4th, opens on September 12th, and runs through October 21st on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

LIVING ON LOVE Opens At Peninsula Players Theatre, 8/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theatre, presents the regional premiere of "Living on Love," a new romantic comedy by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro, based on the play "Peccadillo" by Garson Kanin.  The delightful "Living on Love" opens at Door County's theatrical icon on Wednesday, August 25 and performs through September 2 and is a glamorous, hilarious romp through the world of music, marriage, celebrity and love! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 8, 2018
by - Aug 8, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 8 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

VIDEO: Claybourne Elder and Steffanie Leigh Sing 'Happiness' From PASSION at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at PASSION at Signature Theatre in DC, starring Natascia Diaz (West Side Story),  Claybourne Elder (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Broadway's Sunday in the Park with George) and Steffanie Leigh (Broadway's War Paint, Gigi, Mary Poppins). Check out Claybourne Elder and Steffanie Leigh singing 'Happiness' below! (more...)

VIDEO: Signature's Claybourne Elder and Steffanie Leigh Perform 'Happiness'
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2018

Natascia Diaz, Claybourne Elder and Steffanie Leigh are set to star in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical Passion. This new production will be directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner.Passion runs August 14 - September 23, 2018 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. (more...)

Watermill Theatre New Associate Artists Include Barney Norris, Caroline Sheen, andSarah Travis
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Paul Hart, Artistic Director of The Watermill Theatre, has announced that Sarah Travis, Caroline Sheen, Barney Norris, Tom Jackson Greaves, Tarek Merchant, Katie Lias and Sophie Stone will join the West Berkshire producing theatre as Associate Artists. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 7, 2018
by - Aug 7, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Interview: Laura Osnes Brings BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY to Minneapolis
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Aug 5, 2018

Hometown girl Laura Osnes brings her Broadway friends to the Pantages on Aug. 18, 2018, for BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY, an ultimate concert fairytale dream come true for her and ballgowned, crowned Minneapolis audiences. (more...)

BWW Interview: Make 'Em Laugh, Make 'Em Cry with Joy: A Conversation with Nicolas Dromard
by Carla Maria Verdino-SŁllwold - Aug 5, 2018

'I think the audience is going to eat up Singing' in the Rain. It is live theatre where anything can happen, and the talent in this cast is really amazing,' enthuses the star of Maine State Music Theatre's new production of the beloved classic, which begins its run at Brunswick's Pickard Theater on August 8th. For Nicolas Dromard, the opportunity to play Don Lockwood is a dream come true. 'It's taken me thirty-one years, but here I am,' he says with a big grin. (more...)

Bid Now to Win A VIP Trip to HELLO, DOLLY! on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2018

Bid to win 2 Orchestra seat tickets to the Tony-winning hit Hello, Dolly! on Broadway starring Bette Midler with a private backstage tour with cast member Branch Woodman on Saturday, August 4, 2018!  (more...)

Peninsula Players Theatre Presents THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Peninsula Players Theatre, in conjunction with its production of the musical comedy "The Drowsy Chaperone," will host artist Matt Crowle today, August 3 at 6:30 p.m. Crowle will speak about his process as director and choreographer. Tickets to performances are available; admission to the pre-show seminar is free. (more...)

Sutton Foster, Joshua Henry, Alex Newell, and Darren Criss Will Headline 4th Annual Elsie Fest
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

It has been announced that the festival will be led by Two-time Tony Award winning actress, singer and dancer Sutton Foster (TV Land's Younger, ABC Family's Bunheads, Anything Goes, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Violet ), three-time Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry (Hamilton, Carousel, Violet, Shuffle Along,The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess), Emmy nominated songwriter, musician and actor Darren Criss (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, Hedwig and the Angry Inch) and actor and Atlantic Records recording artist Alex Newell (Glee, Once on this Island). (more...)

HEARTBREAK HOUSE Starring Alison Fraser and More Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group announces that performances will begin this evening for the Shaw's timely classic comedy Heartbreak House, at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues) and continue through September 29th only.  Opening Night for this limited Off-Broadway engagement is set for Sunday September 9th. (more...)

RENT 20th Anniversary Tour On Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

The RENT 20th Anniversary Tour announced today that single tickets for the upcoming tour engagement in Cincinnati will go on sale August 24, 2018 at 9AM.  RENT will play the Aronoff Center, December 11 - 23, 2018 as a part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati 18/19 Season presented by TriHealth. (more...)

Photo Flash: Claybourne Elder, Natascia Diaz and Steffanie Leigh in PASSION at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Natascia Diaz, Claybourne Elder, and Steffanie Leigh are starring in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical Passion at Signature Theatre. This new production is directed by Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner(Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, West Side Story). Passion runs through September 23, 2018 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. Get an exclusive first look at the company in action in the photos below! (more...)

Exclusive Video: First Look At PASSION at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

Natascia Diaz, Claybourne Elder, and Steffanie Leigh are starring in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical Passion at Signature Theatre. This new production is directed by Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner(Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, West Side Story). Passion runs through September 23, 2018 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Discusses the WAITRESS National Tour, Musical Theater West's MOST HAPPY FELLA
by West of Broadway - Aug 22, 2018

On this episode of West of Broadway, Lara talks about her 'Date Night' with her husband at the Pantages Theater seeing the National Tour of Waitress. Playing in LA until August 26th, it'll be back this way on November 13th at the Segerstrom Center. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes Of Signature Theatre's PASSION On BWW's Instagram!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Natascia Diaz, Claybourne Elder, and Steffanie Leigh star in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical Passion. This new production is directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, West Side Story). Passion runs through September 23, 2018 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. BroadwayWorld is taking you behind the scenes of the production today on our Instagram! Tune in as Claybourne Elder takes us behind the scenes at Signature Theatre on this two show day! (more...)

New London Barn Playhouse Announces Disney's NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Leave those dancing feet on 42nd street behind as the New London Barn Playhouse invites you to watch what happens when the 86th Summer Season takes us to the old Bowery to meet the kings of New York with the smash Disney musical Newsies, running August 8 - August 19, 7:30PM with Wednesday and Friday matinee performances at 2:00PM and Sunday performances at 5:00PM. (more...)

Social: Go Behind The Scenes Of Signature Theatre's PASSION On BWW's Instagram Today!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2018

Natascia Diaz, Claybourne Elder, and Steffanie Leigh star in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical Passion. This new production is directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, West Side Story). Passion runs through September 23, 2018 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. BroadwayWorld is taking you behind the scenes of the production today on our Instagram! Tune in as Claybourne Elder takes us behind the scenes at Signature Theatre on this two show day! (more...)

Todd McKenney Will Appear In Conversation With David Campbell, Carlotta, Nancye Hayes And His Mother, Peta McKenney At Ensemble Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

With a career spanning three decades, actor, performer and host, Todd McKenney will be 'in conversation' at the Ensemble Theatre in September with four very special guests, Nancye Hayes, his mum Peta McKenney, David Campbell and Carlotta for an hour featuring songs, stories and conversation. This follows the success of his first The Casting Couch series held at Ensemble Theatre two years ago. (more...)

BrightSide Theatre To Hold Annual Fundraiser 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

The BrightSide Theatre Board of Directors, Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak invite you to BrightSide Theatre's 2018 Annual Benefit on Saturday, October 13 from 7-10 pm at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 South Ellsworth Street, Naperville, IL  60540. (more...)

Hayden Tee, Rob Compton, and Holly Dale Join The Royal Shakespeare Company's MATILDA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

The Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda The Musical has announced new casting with Hayden Tee playing Miss Trunchbull alongside Rob Compton and Holly Dale Spencer as Mr and Mrs Wormwood. Gina Beck will continue to play Miss Honey, having joined the company in September 2017. Isobel Hubble and Francesca McKeown will join Sarah Munday and Olivia Wells in sharing the title role of Matilda. The multi award-winning production is currently playing its seventh year in the West End and is booking until 20 October 2019. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 13, 2018
by - Aug 13, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 12, 2018
by - Aug 12, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 11, 2018
by - Aug 11, 2018

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

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/11/2018
by - Aug 11, 2018

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 8/11/2018. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 10, 2018
by - Aug 10, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 10 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Review: BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY at Dolphin Theatre Onehunga
by Monica Moore - Aug 10, 2018

This one is certainly more than elementary, dear Watson. Sir Charles Baskerville has died with a look of horror on his face and the footprints of a gigantic hound are found near his body. To find their ingenious killer, Holmes and Watson must not only brave the desolate moors before a family curse dooms its newest heir, but also navigate their way though the mayhem of confusion, silly accents and disguises. (more...)

Cast Announced For Goodspeed Musicals THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Goodspeed Musicals is delighted to announce the cast of the spirited musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone. This high-speed spoof will run September 21 through November 25, 2018 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, CT. [Official Press Opening will be October 10, 2018.] (more...)

West End ONCE Actor Daniel Healy Takes The Lead In UK Regional Premiere Of The Musical At The Queen's Theatre Hornchurch
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018

The Queen's Theatre Hornchurch has today announced its ensemble cast of actor-musicians for its UK regional premiere of the Tony-Award winning musical ONCE. It will star Daniel Healy as Guy; he originally played Eamon and was also the understudy for Ronan Keating and Arthur Darvill as Guy in the West End production. ONCE runs at the Queen's Theatre from 3 - 20 October. (more...)

HOLIDAY INN Opens at The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018

Next up this summer at the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival (FLMTF) is Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn. The show runs August 1 through August 22 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park. (more...)

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