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Stephen Sondheim Theatre (New York, NY)
124 W. 43rd St.

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Monday: 7:30pm

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The musical comedy features a book by George Abbott & Douglass Wallop and music & lyrics by Richard Adler & Jerry Ross. DAMN YANKEES originally debuted on Broadway in 1955, directed by Abbott; it won seven Tony Awards.

Scott Landis, Jerry Frankel and Jay and Cindy Gutterman are producing the revival with Richards.

Would you do ANYTHING to help your favorite baseball team win the pennant? In the Faustian baseball musical, Damn Yankees, Joe Boyd sells his soul to the devil to be the home run hitter that will guide his favorite team, the Washington Senators, to a win against those "Damn Yankees." Featuring the classical musical theatre standards, "Heart," "Two Lost Souls" and "Whatever Lola Wants", follow Joe in his quest to save his team...and his soul.


BWW Interview: The 'Naturally Endearing' Ashley Gardner Carlson to Perform in ANYTHING GOES at Hale Center Theater Orem
by Blair Howell - Sep 30, 2018

Ashley Gardner Carlson is about to play Reno Sweeney in ANYTHING GOES at Hale Center Theater in Orem, Utah. 'The things they do at Hale Orem are incredible in such an intimate space,' Carlson says. 'It's always impressive.' (more...)

Rob Marshall to Receive Cinematic Imagery Award at the Art Directors Guild Awards
by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Rob Marshall, Oscar-nominee, DGA and Emmy-award winning filmmaker, producer, theater director and choreographer whose films have consistently reflected the highest quality of production design, will receive the prestigious Cinematic Imagery Award from the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE, Local 800) at its 23 rd Annual Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Awards. The 2019 Awards, themed 'Production Design: Landscape of the Imagination,' will be held Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown and will honor the prestigious spectrum of Marshall's extraordinary award-winning work. The announcement was made today by ADG Council Chairman Mark Worthington ADG and Awards Producers Scott Moses ADG and Marco Miehe ADG. (more...)

Thursday 5(+1): Six Gentlemen From the Nashville Premiere of THE BOYS IN THE BAND
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 27, 2018

It's the day of the show, y'all: The Nashville premiere of Mart Crowley's The Boys in the Band is tonight - at The Barbershop Theatre, 4003 Indiana Avenue in The Nations - and six of the actors portraying Crowley's now-iconic characters took time from tech week to answer questions about their processes and to offer their reasons for why you should come see the show. (more...)

5-Star Theatricals Presents Thousand Oaks Premiere of SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

5-STAR THEATRICALS opens its 2018-2019 season with the Thousand Oaks premiere of SHREK THE MUSICAL (more...)

Jason Alexander to Bring New One-Man Show to Westbury
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

Tony Award-winner Jason Alexander will open his new one-man show 'Jason Alexander: Comedy! Music! Musical Comedy!,' this Thursday night at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury.  (more...)

Bird College - Dance, Music And Theatre Performance Announces Gary Avis As The College's New Patron
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

Bird College - Dance, Music and Theatre Performance today announces that Gary Avis MBE will join the College as a new patron, working alongside existing patrons Christopher Biggins, Baroness Tessa Blackstone, Lara Pulver, Liz Robertson and Dougie Squires OBEMVO, adding to the breadth of ambassadors for the College. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/21 - GYPSY, HUNCHBACK, FUN HOME, and More!
by BWW Special - Sep 21, 2018

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 GYPSY, HUNCHBACK, FUN HOME, and More! (more...)

Gay Baseball Musical Comedy STRIKING OUT to Play FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

The New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC) a production of The Present Company presents Striking Out, a gay baseball musical comedy with book and lyrics by Adam Levin and Ryan Ford and music by Ryan Ford. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals For Goodspeed's THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Go inside rehearsals for Goodspeed Musicals' The Drowsy Chaperone. Check out rehearsal photos below! (more...)

Stage Directors & Choreographers Foundation Announces Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the independent, not-for-profit affiliate of SDC, Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, today announced unique plans for its 2019 award evening, which will feature original choreographic pieces resulting from a special commissioning program, with the application period now open. SDCF also announced that Victoria Traube would receive a special 'Mr. Abbott' Award at the event, to be held March 25 at the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF). (more...)

Cast Announced For THE SLEEPY HOLLOW EXPERIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Brian Clowdus Experiences has announced the cast for The Sleepy Hollow Experience at Old Sturbridge Village, set to open in less than a week. The immersive, outdoor theatrical performance has become New England's newest Halloween tradition. Tickets for this fall's run are on sale now at www.osv.org/sleepy-hollow.      (more...)

VTA Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Victoria Theatre Association's Projects Unlimited Star Attractions presents the greatest family musical of all time, THE WIZARD OF OZ, Oct. 23-25 at 7 p.m. in the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Greenway Arts Alliance Announces Casting For THE COLOR PURPLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

Greenway Arts Alliance (Whitney Weston and Pierson Blaetz, Co-Founders and Co-Artistic Directors) announced the cast and creative team for the THE COLOR PURPLE, which will play at the Greenway Court Theatre (544 N. Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles). Performances run from November 9 through December 9 with the official press opening on Saturday, November 10. The Tony Award-winning musical features a book by Marsha Norman and music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray. Directing and choreographing the cast of 15 is NAACP Theater Award-winner Jeffrey Polk (Smokey Joe's Cafe). (more...)

Full Cast Announced For The 5th Avenue Theatre's Exciting New Holiday Production Of ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

Rehearsals have begun for The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of the beloved musical Annie, which plays this holiday season from November 23 - December 30, 2018. The 5th is excited to introduce Visesia Fakatoufifita of Tacoma, WA, and Faith Young of Kent, WA, who make their 5th Avenue Theatre debuts alternating the title role. (more...)

BWW Review: A CELEBRATION OF LIFE The L.A. Memorial tribute to Alan Johnson at The Performing Arts Center
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Oct 29, 2018

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE The Los Angeles Memorial/Tribute for Alan Johnson at The Performing Arts Center October 14, 2018 Alan Johnson was truly a man of many talents. On Sunday, October 14th, 2018, friends, all of whom are either dancers, choreographers, directors or actors, or all combined, that have had the honor to work with or befriend him, gathered at The Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles, CA, owned by Joe Malone and Nanci Hammond Malone, two superb dancers/teachers that donated their facility for this event, to honor, reminisce and celebrate Alan's wondrous life and career. (more...)

Pushcart Players Present A CINDERELLA TALE…HAPPILY EVER AFTER at Tribeca PAC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

Pushcart Players presents "A Cinderella Tale…happily ever after" at Tribeca Performing Arts Center, NYC on Friday and Saturday, November 2nd and 3rd. Twice nominated for an Emmy, Pushcart Players is the recipient of numerous state and private awards for excellence and innovation, and has traveled nearly three million miles nationally and abroad -- from the little red schoolhouse to White House - stirring up serious fun since 1974. (more...)

Pushcart Players Presents CINDERELLA At Tribeca PAC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

Pushcart Players presents "A Cinderella Tale…happily ever after" at Tribeca Performing Arts Center, NYC on Friday and Saturday, November 2nd and 3rd.  Twice nominated for an Emmy©, Pushcart Players is the recipient of numerous state and private awards for excellence and innovation, and has traveled nearly three million miles nationally and abroad -- from the little red schoolhouse to White House - stirring up serious fun since 1974. (more...)

Review Roundup: HENRY V at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Henry V is the first Shakespeare production, and the second play overall, in Hartford Stage's 55-year history to be staged in the round. In addition to Grush, the ensemble cast - comprised of half men and half women - features Karen Aldridge as Exeter, Miles Anderson as Pistol, Kate Forbes as the Constable of France and Burgundy, Peter Francis James as the Chorus and Sir Thomas Erpingham, Felicity Jones Latta as the Archbishop of Canterbury, Nym and Alice, and Baron Vaughn as Fluellen and Mistress Quickly. Hartford Stage Associate Artistic Director Elizabeth Williamson will helm the production, which marks her Shakespeare directorial debut for the Tony Award-winning theatre. (more...)

Colin Anderson and Gina Naomi Baez to Lead Argyle's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

Let the bells peal!  Ring in the holidays with a classic tale.  Long Island's newest theatrical venue The Argyle Theatrepresents the musical The Hunchback of Notre Dame, based on the novel by Victor Hugo and songs from the Disney film originally developed by Disney Theatrical Productions, with music by Alan Menkin, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and book by Peter Parnell. (more...)

Time to Dance the Night Away! Meet the Cast of THE PROM- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Oct 23, 2018

The Prom is bringing the party to Broadway! Performances begin tonight, Tuesday, October 23, 2018. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Dancers Over 40 Take the Stage In WE'RE STILL HERE This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

DANCERS  OVER  40 ...and Friends Presents WE'RE  STILL  HERE! A Song and Dance Concert to Celebrate Dancers Over 40's 25th Anniversary and Broadway Cares/EFA (more...)

Nominees Announced For 2018 Berkshire Theatre Critics Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

This week the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association is voting on the final award list in preparation for the Third Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards. Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony to be held on Monday, November 12 at 7 pm at the Zion Lutheran Church, 74 First Street (Route 7) in Pittsfield, MA. (more...)

Video: The Cast of 5-Star Theatricals SHREK THE MUSICAL Covers The Monkees, 'I'm A Believer'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

5-STAR THEATRICALS opens its 2018-2019 season with the Thousand Oaks premiere of SHREK THE MUSICAL (more...)

SAVE THE DATE: Nashville Theater Calendar for October 15, 2018
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 14, 2018

Looking into the future, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for October 15, 2018, to help you plot your course through the end of the year... (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals For HENRY V at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Check out rehearsal photos for Henry V at Hartford Stage below! (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre To Present THE ALGONQUIN KID In One-Night Only Special Event
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) in celebration of its 50thseason, will present The Algonquin Kid, a musical revue about growing up in the Algonquin Hotel, written by Michael Colby. (more...)

All-New Disney BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Comes to Maltz Jupiter Theatre For The Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

You may think you know Disney Beauty and the Beast - but you've never seen it like this! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 6, 2018
by - Nov 6, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Bohemia Group Launches Search for Musical Theatre Talent
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2018

Bohemia Group, an established global talent management firm, has launched a new LA-based initiative to develop a dynamic and diverse roster of musical theatre talent. (more...)


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BWW Flashback: The Iconic Stars That Inspired New FX Series FOSSE/VERDON
by Paul Smith - Nov 27, 2018

BroadwayWorld reported last week the additional cast that will appear in Fosse/Verdon, an eight episode limited series from award-winning producers Thomas Kail, Steven Levenson, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Joel Fields. Production on the series, now officially titled Fosse/Verdon, is currently underway in New York City ahead of its premiere on FX in Spring 2019. (more...)

Julia Frith, Liam Jeavons, Jack Whittle, and Jean-Luke Worrell Join the Cast of THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

Mischief Theatre today announces new cast members and 2019 extension for the critically acclaimed and Olivier Award nominated The Comedy About A Bank Robbery. Due to continued high demand, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery announces an extension of their run until 3 November 2019, as they approach their third year on the West End. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Palm Springs Awards; THE THESPIAN RADIO HOUR Leads Best Play!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Palm Springs Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 23, 2018
by - Nov 23, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Nancy Anderson
by Elliot Lanes - Nov 2, 2018

Today's subject, Nancy Anderson, has been living her theater life on Broadway and in regional theaters for many years now. You can currently see her as the tight-fisted, but caring dance teacher Mrs. Wilkinson in Billy Elliot at Signature Theatre. The production plays through January 6, 2019 in the MAX space. Directed and choreographed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner, it very well may be the largest production the company has presented to date. (more...)


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SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at ACCC to Reunite Director and Star After Almost 20 Years
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 19, 2018

In an act of theatrical symmetry, full of the 'whimsical magic' only live performance can provide, the first production of Arts Center of Cannon County's 2019 Season - the stage version of Singin' in the Rain - will reunite the director with his leading actress, whom he first cast in her very first musical when she was nine years old. It's been almost 20 years since the last time veteran director Jeffrey Ellis initially worked with Lindsey Mapes Duggin, the director of education for Arts Center of Cannon County, who will lead the cast of Singin' in the Rain as its heroine, young star-to-be Kathy Selden, as well as taking on the role of producer. (more...)

BWW Review: Group Rep Rocks with A CAROL CHRISTMAS
by Don Grigware - Nov 19, 2018

A CAROL CHRISTMASbook by Doug Havertymusic & lyrics by Bruce Kimmeldirected by Bruce KimmelGroup Rep, NoHothrough December 30 So many versions of A Christmas Carol surface in November and December in local theatres, but most are really not worthy of your attention. This year exceptions are the Geffen's spectacular one-man version ... and... Group Rep is really turning up the heat with an original contemporary musical entitled A Carol Christmas. With a cast of 20 on their wide stage, Group Rep offers its audiences a terrifically enjoyable time this holiday season through December 30. (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse Announces Cast And Creative Of ELF
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

The Music Hall and the Ogunquit Playhouse announce the cast and creative team of Elf The Musical, on stage November 28 - December 16 at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. (more...)

Pittsburgh CLO Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to announce casting for the 27th annual production of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL, December 7-23 at the Byham Theater. This year's production will feature lavish costumes and thrilling effects made possible by the support received from the Next Generation Capital Campaign. TV veteran and Broadway star Richard Thomas makes his Pittsburgh CLO debut leading the cast as Ebenezer Scrooge. Tickets are now available by calling 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or at the Theater Square Box Office. (more...)

2018 Berkshire Theatre Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

At an SRO ceremony held at Zion Lutheran Church in Pittsfield, the Board of the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association presented the Berkshire Theatre Awards on the evening of Monday, November 12, 2018. This was the third year the awards have been presented to honor and celebrate the excellence and diversity of theatre in the greater Berkshire region. (more...)

Victoria Clark to Be Honored at NYMF 2019
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) will honor Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award-winning actress Victoria Clark, NYMF Board Member Jill Jaysen and Tony Award-winning producers Frankel, Viertel, Baruch, Routh Group at its 2018 Gala on Sunday, November 11 at the Edison Ballroom in Midtown Manhattan (240 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036). (more...)

No Need to Turn Back Time! Meet the Cast of THE CHER SHOW- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Nov 1, 2018

The Cher Show begins previews tonight, Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the Neil Simon Theatre. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Nancy Ticotin Debuts At The Green Room 42 With THE F WORDS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 - Broadway's new contemporary cabaret club - will present stage and screen star Nancy Ticotin in her new show "The F Words: Fiery, Fabulous and Fierce" on Thursday, December 20 at 9:30 PM. Ticotin has been called "a Force of Nature" in On Your Feet, and that will be on display when she debuts this evening of songs from Chaka Khan, Laura Nyro, Gloria Estefan, Edith Piaf, Barbra Streisand, Brazilian sambas and more, in addition to some unexpected musical surprises. The eclectic show is directed by Mark Waldrop, and features Spiros Exaras on guitar, George Casas from Miami Sound Machine on bass, Victor Pablo from On Your Feet on percussion, and Clay Otswald from Miami Sound Machine on piano. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BWW Palm Springs Awards; ROMANCE ROMANCE Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Palm Springs Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Bay Street Theater to Present SAFE SPACE and ANNIE GET YOUR GUN This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce two of the three productions planned for the 2019 Mainstage Summer Season. The first will be the World Premiere of SAFE SPACE, which will run from May 28 - June 16. This new play is by Alan Fox and will be directed by three-time Tony Award Winner Jack O'Brien (The Hard Place, Hairspray, The Coast of Utopia). (more...)

BWW Review: AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY to Repeat December 19 at Rockwell
by Don Grigware - Dec 12, 2018

What a dazzling array of talent (pictured above)! Monday December 10 marked the 25th performance of An Evening of Classic Broadway at Rockwell Table and Stage. For those unfamiliar with this event that meets 5 or 6 times a year, it's a musical evening of Broadway tunes, both familar and lesser known, introduced by producers Dianne Fraser who also performs and accompanist Brad Ellis who serves as musical director and fun narrator par excellence. Joining them this time around are Domonique Paton, Ashley Fox Linton, Shannon Warne, Larry Poindexter, Michael Kastroff, Scoth Ellis Loring and the piece de resistance Queen of Los Angeles Cabaret Andrea Marcovicci. I say are instead of were because, due to popular demand, this particular show is having a second performance on Wednesday December 19 once again at Rockwell with most of the cast intact. (more...)

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Palm Springs Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Palm Springs Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Broadwayworld Dance Review: Dorrance Dance presents Elemental at BAM, December 8, 2018.
by Barnett Serchuk - Dec 10, 2018

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Two Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Dallas Awards; Round 2 Launches Today!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

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