Dancing in the Streets

Opened: July 19, 2005
Closing: July 14, 2007

Dancing in the Streets - 2005 - West End History , Info & More

Cambridge Theatre
(Covent Garden) Earlham Street London

A celebration of Motown hits by recreating the experience of the 1965 Tamla Motown Revue tour.

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PHILADELPHIA BOUND? Fall Presents Over 120 Festivals, Block Parties, Shows, Charity Events and More by Marina Kennedy - Sep 3, 2023

Are you bound for the Philadelphia area this fall.  There’s so much to see and do that our readers will like to know about. 

Philly AIDS Thrift to Present Fall Fest and Block Party With Carnival, Pie Eating Contest, Dunk Tank, and More by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 12, 2023

Philly AIDS Thrift will bring back their beloved block party and fall festival with a full day of free, family and fido friendly fun!  Philly AIDS Thrift 18th Anniversary Block Party will take place on Saturday, September 30th, 2023, with the streets opening at 12:00pm and closing at 6:00pm.

Salford Set To Become Arts And Culture Hotspot Thanks To Major Funding Boost by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2023

Residents across Salford can look forward to the biggest ever city-wide programme of creative activities and events thanks to a £749,600 funding boost from Arts Council England National Lottery Projects Grants.  

Review: ALADDIN at Jacksonville Center For The Performing Arts by Jordan Higginbotham - Jan 11, 2023

The audience follows Aladdin on a journey from street rat to Prince Ali of Ababwa. He believes now that he is a prince, Princess Jasmine will fall in love with him (Senzel Ahmady). What he does not understand is she would love him simply for who he was, not because he was a prince. The musical was incredibly entertaining for audiences of all ages.

Anna-Jane Casey to Join Ian McKellen & John Bishop in the UK and Ireland Tour of MOTHER GOOSE by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2022

Anna-Jane Casey will be joining the UK and Ireland Tour of the pantomime MOTHER GOOSE as Cilla The Goose with Mairi Barclay, Becca Francis, Shailan Gohil and Laura Tyrer also confirmed to join the company

Chamber Dance Project Presents Immersive Evening Of Virtual Reality And Dance On Film at Planet Word Museum by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2022

Chamber Dance Project (CDP), Washington's premier contemporary dance company now in its ninth season, presents an immersive evening with seven dance films including three premieres and an onstage virtual reality experience held in one of DC's newest cultural destinations Planet Word Museum at 925 13th St NW.

Ian McKellen, John Bishop and Mel Giedroyc to Star in MOTHER GOOSE in the West End by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 3, 2022

Ambassador Theatre Group Productions has announced a UK and Ireland Tour of the pantomime MOTHER GOOSE, starring Ian McKellen as Mother Goose, John Bishop as Vic Goose and Mel Giedroyc as the Goose.

43RD ANNUAL OKTOBERFEST and HONK! PARADE To Be Held This Week by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 2, 2022

The Harvard Square Business Association has announced the return of the 43rd Annual Oktoberfest and slightly irrepressible and fabulously madcap 17th Annual HONK! Parade on Sunday, October 9th, 2022. Come be a part of this unique, irreverent, family-friendly annual tradition where musicians and spectators “reclaim the streets for horns, bikes and feet”!

Fairleigh Dickinson University WAMFEST 2022 Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, Jazz And Dance Connections by A.A. Cristi - Sep 29, 2022

​​​​​​​Fairleigh Dickinson University's School of the Arts presents WAMFEST 2022 on October 10 and 12 at the Florham Campus.  WAMFEST is sponsored by Arts & Culture Collaborative, Dance Connections, Morris Arts. All events are free of charge and open to the public, but reservations are required. 

Three-Night Run of ABOUT BILL Starring Kim Ismay is Coming to the Other Palace in October by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

About Bill productions will present a three-night run of About Bill at The Other Palace – The one woman show starring Kim Ismay, running from 7-9 October 2022. 

Philly AIDS Thrift to Celebrate 17th Anniversary With the Return of Their Famous Outdoor Block Party and Fall Festival by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2022

Philly AIDS Thrift will bring back their beloved block party and fall festival with a full day of free, family and fido friendly fun! Philly AIDS Thrift 17th Anniversary Block Party will take place at the 700 blocks of S. 5th Street and E. Passyunk Avenue (between Bainbridge St. and Monroe St.) on Saturday, October 1, 2022, from 12:00pm to 6:00pm

FALL IN PHILLY �" So Many Events to Enjoy by Marina Kennedy - Sep 9, 2022

Check out over 80 events that are happening in the Philadelphia area.  From food and fun to entertainment, there’s something for everyone!

Wandsworth Arts Fringe Is Back In June by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2022

Wandsworth Council's flagship festival, Wandsworth Arts Fringe (WAF), returns for 17 days of music, spoken word, theatre, comedy and dance happening all over the borough from Friday 10 to Sunday 26 June.

Circle Theatre Pays Tribute to Michigan Roots With GET READY: The Music of Motown by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022

Circle Theatre, West Michigan’s go-to destination for exceptional theatrical arts in an intimate setting, will pay tribute to Michigan roots with Get Ready: The Music of Motown, directed by Darius Colquitt. From the 1960s to today, Motown has shaped musicians and communities for generations. Songs from Smokey Robinson, The Supremes, The Temptations, The Jackson 5, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, and more!

QPAC Named Best Theatre Arts Center in Queens by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2022

For the second time, Queensborough’s Performing Arts Center (QPAC) has won the coveted Best of the Boro Award as the Best Theatre Arts Center in Queens! Best of the Boro, promoted by QNS.com, deemed QPAC ‘the place in Northeast Queens to watch top-notch talent on a stage.’ 

Cast and Creative Team Announced For THE KITE RUNNER by Stephi Wild - Mar 28, 2022

The cast and creative team for the Broadway-bound limited engagement of The Kite Runner at The Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) this summer.

12th STL Teen Talent Competition Finals Announce Winners by Stephi Wild - Feb 15, 2022

On February 11th the fourteen finalists of the St. Louis Teen Talent Competition competed live on stage at the Fabulous Fox. Students vied for $50,000 in college scholarships, cash awards and special prizes.

Casting Update Announced For STRAIGHT LINE CRAZY at The Bridge by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2022

Joining Ralph Fiennes (Robert Moses) in the world premiere of David Hare's Straight Line Crazy are Alisha Bailey (Mariah Heller), Samuel Barnett (Ariel Porter), David Bromley (Stamford Fergus), Al Coppola (Walter McQuade), Siobhán Cullen (Finnuala Connell), Ian Kirkby (Lewis Mumford), Alana Maria (Shirley Hayes), Dani Moseley (Carol Ames), Guy Paul (Henry Vanderbilt), Helen Schlesinger (Jane Jacobs), Mary Stillwaggon Stewart (Nicole Sawyer) and Danny Webb (Governor Al Smith).

Memorial For Nai-Ni Chen Will Be Held Virtually January 8, In-Person January 9 by A.A. Cristi - Jan 4, 2022

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will hold memorials for Nai-Ni Chen virtually on January 8 and in-person on January 9, 2022. Nai-Ni Chen, who died in a swimming accident while on vacation with her family in Hawaii on December 12, 2021, was founder, choreographer, and Artistic Director of Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company.

Nai-Ni Chen Passed Away Yesterday In Honolulu, Hawaii by A.A. Cristi - Dec 13, 2021

Nai-Ni Chen, the founder, choreographer and Artistic Director of the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, comes from a rich dance tradition. She was a renowned traditional dancer in Taiwan where she was born and served on several ambassadorial culture missions to nineteen countries around the world including a one month engagement on Broadway in the Minskoff Theatre.

BWW Interview: Troubies' Rick Batalla's Being Himself & Always Having Fun While SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN' TO MOTOWN by Gil Kaan - Nov 19, 2021

The Troubies’ Holidaze show SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN’ TO MOTOWN will open at the Garry Marshall Theatre November 23, 2021. Troubies’ artistic director Matt Walker directs the talented cast of veteran Troubies with some Noubies. A hilarious mainstay of many a Troubie production Rick Batalla took some time from his daily antics to fill me in on some behind-the-scenes of his history with the Troubadour Theater Company.

Circle Theatre Announces 2022 Season by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021

Circle Theatre, Grand Rapids' go-to destination for exceptional theatrical arts in an intimate setting, has announced their 70th Main Stage and Concert Series season.

Photo Flash: Inside BRAND NEW DAY in Times Square, Celebrating New York City's Reopening by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2021

This joyful event aimed to encourage New Yorkers and tourists alike to put away the screens, throw on their most fabulous looks, and reemerge into this great city to fall in love with it all over again.

Miss J Alexander and Frank DiLella Will Welcome a Brand New Day in Times Square Tomorrow by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2021

Brand New Day will feature musical performances, a fashion runway show, and dancing in the streets live in Times Square (W 43rd Street & 7th Avenue) on Friday, June 11, 2021 at 11 AM.

Times Square Alliance Hosts 'Taste Of Times Square' Week With Local Restaurants & Live Entertainment by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2021

The Times Square Alliance announces the launch of Taste of Times Square Week today, which begins Monday, June 7 and will run through Monday, June 14.

PDSW Partner with Yorke Dance Project and New Adventures for Outdoor Performances by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2021

PDSW have partnered with Yorke Dance Project and New Adventures for a series of unmissable outdoor performances.

Edinburgh International Festival Announces 2021 Programme by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2021

Edinburgh International Festival, the world's leading performing arts festival, pioneers the return of live performance in Scotland from 7 – 29 August with a diverse programme of UK and international artists. 

Legends of Lockdown LIVE! Will Be Performed at the Vaudeville Theatre on 9 June by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2021

'Legends of Lockdown LIVE!' showcases the outstanding individuals that kept us comforted, connected and entertained online during a time of challenging real world events.

What's On Stage This Summer? Check Out Our Guide To Theatre Across The Country! by Alan Henry - Apr 24, 2021

We've rounded up some of the top productions on stage this summer! Find something near you to see using our comprehensive guide below!

Vail Dance Festival Returns In-Person This Summer by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2021

The Vail Dance Festival today officially announced plans to return in-person for its 32nd season July 30 – Aug. 9, 2021.

Finalists Selected For 40th Annual Governor's Arts Awards by Stephi Wild - Mar 12, 2021

Twenty-four finalists from 10 Arizona communities have been selected for the 40th anniversary Arizona Governor's Arts Awards, which will be presented in a hybrid event beginning at 6 p.m. on March 26 with 10 restaurants across the state participating in the pre-event experience.

Tallahassee Ballet Presents DANCING IN THE STREETS by Stephi Wild - Mar 12, 2021

Tallahassee Ballet will present Dancing in the Streets – Dance for Spring 2021, as its 2020-21 Season Finale. The performance will stream online for free.

40th Annual Governor's Arts Awards Nominees Announced by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2021

More than 100 artists, arts organizations and administrators, businesses and philanthropists from communities across Arizona have been nominated for 40th annual Governor’s Arts Awards. Finalists will be announced in February at special events in communities around the state.

BWW Feature: At Brandy's Piano Bar The Show Must Go On, Come Snow or Come Shine by Stephen Mosher - Jan 28, 2021

Four decades later and in the middle of a show business shut down, Brandy's Piano Bar is still offering live entertainment ... and some great hot toddies.

BWW Review: THE MUSIC OF MOTOWN at MTH (Virtual) by Alan Portner - Jan 18, 2021

“The Music of Motown” is the third original cabaret show in a series of video streamed entertainments from Musical Theater Heritage in the wake of the great Covid-19 pandemic. Covid has eliminated live audience performances for the time being. Each new iteration becomes a little technically better than the one that preceded it. The music is always fine. This show is one R&B lovers should not miss.

AVIVA Now Available on DVD, VOD, & Blu Ray by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 23, 2020

An official selection of the 2020 SXSW Film Festival, Aviva is a uniquely sexy, dancing-in-the-streets-and-sheets take on romance, set in a world of gender-fluid, frequently unclothed bodies.

Dance Drama AVIVA Comes To VOD, DVD & Blu Ray, December 15 by A.A. Cristi - Dec 14, 2020

An official selection of the 2020 SXSW Film Festival, Aviva is a uniquely sexy, dancing-in-the-streets-and-sheets take on romance, set in a world of gender-fluid, frequently unclothed bodies. It will have its DVD, Blu Ray Disc and VOD (iTunes, Googleplay, Amazon, Vudu) beginning December 15, 2020 through Strand Releasing.

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for Dance Drama AVIVA by Stage Tube - Dec 1, 2020

An official selection of the 2020 SXSW Film Festival, Aviva is a uniquely sexy, dancing-in-the-streets-and-sheets take on romance, set in a world of gender-fluid, frequently unclothed bodies.

SEGAL TALKS Week 25 Presents Simon Dove & Megha Ralapati by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2020

CEC ArtsLink. He co-curated the Crossing the Line Festival, the annual trans-disciplinary fall festival in New York City from 2008 to 2018.. He was previously Executive and Artistic Director of Dancing in the Streets in NYC, and Professor of Practice and Director of the School of Dance at Arizona State University.

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces SEGAL TALKS Week 25 by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2020

New York, US, and international theatre artists, curators, researchers, and academics will talk daily during the week for one hour with Segal Center’s director, Frank Hentschker, about life and art in the Time of Corona and speak about challenges, sorrows, and hopes for the new Weltzustand— the State of the World.

The Garden Theatre Launches the EAGLE LATE Season With NAKED BOYS SINGING! by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 17, 2020

The title says it all in the international smash hit musical comedy 'Naked Boys Singing!' This hilarious musical revue features 15 original songs, a bevy of gorgeous and talented men, and no clothes - a winning combination if ever there was one!

BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST PROTEST SONGS OF ALL TIME - with Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, John Lennon, Kendrick Lamar & More by Peter Nason - Jun 18, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest protest songs from 1939-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the list!

BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST MOTOWN SONGS OF ALL TIME - with Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye, the Jackson 5 & More by Peter Nason - Jun 11, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest Motown songs from 1960-1994. See if your favorite songs or artists made the list!

Dance/NYC Announces Recipients Of First Round Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund by A.A. Cristi - Jun 10, 2020

The dance service organization Dance/NYC is pleased to announce the 69 recipients of the first iteration of its Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund for Dance Making Organizations, and the second round of its Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund for Dance Making Organizations, made possible by the generous support of The New York Community Trust.

Dance/NYC Announces Recipients of First Round Virus Dance Relief Fund for Dance Making Organizations by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2020

The dance service organization Dance/NYC has announced the 69 recipients of the first iteration of its Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund for Dance Making Organizations, and the second round of its Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund for Dance Making Organizations, made possible by the generous support of The New York Community Trust.

BWW Exclusive: Richard Jay-Alexander Introduces You To The Kid in Those Crazy Car Videos With His Mom by Robert Diamond - Apr 13, 2020

ENTER Colin O'Leary. You may not know his name, but you have certainly come across his insanely brilliant videos, while journeying online via the internet. They gained huge notoriety for the madness of watching a young man, totally possessed by Musical Theatre, trapped in the passenger seat of a car, jumping from character to character, song bite to song bite, complete with props, costumes, wig changes, make-up .... even smoke effects. Meanwhile, in the driver's seat, his mother (his real-life Mom) non-plussed and deadpan. I don't' even know how she did it.

Sophie Isaacs, Daniel Boys and More Join #CHEERUPCHARLIE - The Show to Champion Anti-Bullying by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2020

#CheerUpCharlie - The Show which will be taking place at The Actors' Church in Covent Garden on Sunday 3rd May at 7.30pm with an All-Star West End Cast celebrating their Ambassador Charlie Kristensen and his campaign with The Diana Award to raise awareness of anti-bullying. Proceeds from ticket sales are going to The Diana Award which runs the UK's leading anti-bullying school programme.

THE FOUR TOPS & MARY WILSON Will Play the King Center by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 17, 2020

THE FOUR TOPS deliver an intimate evening of timeless hits that will have the entire audience dancing in their seats. Always a hit in concert, The Four Tops have toured incessantly over the decades, a towering testament to the enduring legacy of the MOTOWN Sound they helped shape and define. The Tops are inductees into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, with 24 top 40 Pop hits to their credit, including a?oeBaby, I Need Your Loving.a?? Their songs, soulful and bittersweet, were successes on the pop charts, the R & B charts and in the United Kingdom. a?oeI Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch),a?? a No. 1 R & B and pop smash in 1965, is one of Motown's longest-running chart toppers; it was quickly followed by another longtime favorite, a?oeIt's the Same Old Song.a?? Their commercial peak was highlighted by a romantic trilogy: the No. 1 a?oeReach Out I'll Be There,a?? a?oeStanding in the Shadows of Love,a?? and a?oeBernadette.a?? Other Tops hits include a?oeAsk the Lonely,a?? a?oeShake Me, Wake Me (When it's Over),a?? a?oeSomething About You,a?? a?oeAin't No Woman (Like the One I've Got),a?? a?oeStill Waters Run Deep,a?? a?oeWhen She was My Girl,a?? and a?oeWalk Away Renee.a?? The Four Tops bring a high energy show packed with the smooth moves, sweet harmonies and powerful vocals that made them one of Motown's most successful supergroups of all time. Their live show is not to be missed!

THE MAGIC OF MOTOWN toma el Teatro Nuevo Apolo de Madrid by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Feb 11, 2020

El próximo 30 de marzo llega al Teatro Nuevo Apolo de Madrid el concierto THE MAGIC OF MOTOWN, que repasa los éxitos de la famosa discográfica.

Dance/NYC Announces 25 Recipients Of Dance Advancement Fund by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2020

Dance/NYC has announced the 25 recipients of the second iteration of the Dance Advancement Fund, made possible by the generous support of the Ford Foundation. The purpose of the Fund is to address the inequitable distribution of resources in the dance field and advance resilience by supporting dance makers with annual budgets between $25,000 and $1 million.


Dancing in the Streets has had 1 productions including West End which opened in 2005.



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