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Desperately Seeking Susan - 2007 - West End

Based on the film by Susan Seidelman

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 25, 2020
Richard Baratta is known around town as a revered film producer - but he is also an accomplished and versatile drummer. Today, he has released his sophomore album Music in Film: The Reel Deal on New York based jazz label Savant Records.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2019
Everybody's Talking About Jamie, the award-winning feel good musical sensation, will welcome back Phil Nichol as he reprises his role of Hugo/Loco Chanelle and thrilled to announce Melissa Jacques will step up into the role of Margaret New from 30 September 2019.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 17, 2018
Following sold out performances and 5-star reviews, Peter Michael Marino's 'Show Up, Kids!" extends its run at The Kraine Theater through October 28. This interactive, improvised family show for kids 3-10 years old puts a comedic, theatrical twist on the traditional kids' show. When the main attraction doesn't show up, Pete enlists the help of the kids to write it, direct it, choose music for it, and design it. What could possibly go wrong?
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 15, 2020
Variety reports that Madonna will direct a biopic based on her own life and career. She co-wrote the script with 'Juno' Oscar winner Diablo Cody, who also wrote the book for the 'Jagged Little Pill' musical.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 12, 2019
Deadline reports that actress Rosanna Arquette will star in upcoming indie drama 'Chicago 1919.' Julie Dash ('The Rosa Parks Story') will direct.
by Julie Musbach - Oct 5, 2018
The new musical King Kong begins performances tonight, Friday, October 5. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2018
The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for Lynette Linton's production of Sweat by Lynn Nottage. Casting includes Leanne Best, Patrick Gibson, Osy Ikhile, Wil Johnson, Stuart McQuarrie, Clare Perkins, Martha Plimpton, Sule Rimi and Sebastian Viveros.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 18, 2018
Julien's Auctions, the world–record breaking auction house, has announced that ICONS & IDOLS: ROCK–N–ROLL their two–day music extravaganza to take place Friday, November 9 and Saturday, November 10 live in Hard Rock Café in New York and online at www.juliensauctions.com. The all star lineup featuring hundreds of historical items of music giants Prince, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Elvis Presley, The Beatles and more joins the previously announced auctions of Bernie Taupin and Aretha Franklin.
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 21, 2020
It's nightclub performing for a new era - one that will change how far artists can reach their fans.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 13, 2018
Michael Jackson's “Bad” World Tour Jacket Sold for $298,000
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018
Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of FELLOW TRAVELERS, a new play by Jack Canfora, directed by Michael Wilson. The production will run as the first show in Bay Street Theater's 2018 Mainstage Season, from May 29 - June 17, 2018. Single tickets are on sale now, and tickets are also still available as part of a Mainstage Subscription. To purchase tickets and subscriptions, call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or purchase online at www.baystreet.org.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 20, 2021
The Warner Bros. Pictures film fuses Lin-Manuel Miranda’s kinetic music and lyrics with director Jon M. Chu’s lively and authentic eye for storytelling that captures a world very much of its place, but universal in its experience.
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2018
In 2007, Peter Michael Marino wrote the musical version of the Madonna movie 'Desperately Seeking Susan' featuring the hit songs of Blondie. The mega-musical opened on London's West End...and closed a month later. WHOOPS! 'Desperately Seeking the Exit' is Pete's critically acclaimed true story of the making and unmaking of his notorious flop that played everywhere from the USA, to the UK, to Australia. At this special reading, the show gets a new twist as his roller coaster tale is joined by the talents of chanteuse/impressionist Christina Bianco, Time Out NY Theater Critic Adam Feldman, Broadway/solo star Alison Fraser, Classical Theatre of Harlem's Ty Jones, noted storyteller David Lawson, and solo star Amy Marcs.
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 30, 2020
More and more, artists and artistic centers are turning to the internet to stay active and nourishing. Here is a list of upcoming and continuing ways to reach culture from the comfort of your home.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 3, 2020
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf is officially in previews on Broadway! Two-time Tony Award and three-time Emmy Award winner Laurie Metcalf and Rupert Everett star on Broadway in Edward Albee's seminal drama Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, this production also stars Russell Tovey and 2019 Olivier Award winner Patsy Ferran.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2020
After selling out the first three live streams of 'Desperately Seeking the Exit Uncut & Online,' Peter Michael Marino once again shares the notorious tale of the making and unmaking of his West End-Blondie-Madonna musical a?oeDesperately Seeking Susan,a?? between April 1-5, 2020.
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 26, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that stage and screen actor Mark Blum, who most recently appeared on Broadway in The Assembled Parties (2013), has passed away due to complications from Coronavirus. He was 69 years old.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2020
After selling out the first two live streams of 'Desperately Seeking the Exit Uncut & Online,' Peter Michael Marino will once again share the notorious tale of the making and unmaking of his West End-Blondie-Madonna musical a?oeDesperately Seeking Susana?? - on your computer.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2020
After selling out the first live stream of 'Desperately Seeking the Exit Uncut & Online,' Peter Michael Marino will once again share the notorious tale of the making and un-making of his West End-Blondie-Madonna musical flop, 'Desperately Seeking Susan' - on your computer.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 16, 2019
Hillary and Clinton begins previews tonight, March 16, 2019, ahead of an official opening night on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at the John Golden Theatre.
by Walter McBride - Jun 3, 2019
We're flashing back through the photo archives of BroadwayWorld's very own Walter McBride to bring you some shots of 2019 Tony nominee Laurie Metcalf a decade ago. 
by Macon Prickett - Jun 28, 2018
YouTube Premium premieres the official trailer for its new original dating comedy series, SIDESWIPED, a multi-generational comedy about relationships - both romantic and familial. Based on a true story from Carly Craig, this eight-episode comedy series about dating in the digital age will debut on YouTube Premium July 25, 2018.?
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2021
Tickets go on public sale this Friday, June 25, at 10 am. They are available for purchase by calling the Box Office at 954-344-5990 or by going online.
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 22, 2020
Today (June 22) in live streaming: BWW Book Club is back, Andréa Burns guest hosts Stars in the House, and so much more!
by Tori Hartshorn - Jun 17, 2019
Here's what is coming to Hulu for July! Please note titles and dates are subject to change. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2020
Today's top stories: Peter Pan Live! streams this weekend, Billy Porter drops a new music video, and more!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 16, 2020
Since 2014, the Queerly Festival has been a platform for LGBTQIAP+ indie artists to express their Pride. With the loss of the NYC Pride March, as well as many other commemorative and joyful events, Queerly isn't going anywhere - except online.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2020
Peter Michael Marino's online live comedy 'Desperately Seeking the Exit' will play two performances June 18 and 22 at 7:00 PM ET with Frigid New York's annual Queerly Festival.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 10, 2020
Peter Michael Marino's one-man play about seeing his musical version of Desperately Seeking Susan produced is laugh-laden and enjoyable, in any format
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2018
Laurie Metcalf has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for EDWARD ALBEE'S THREE TALL WOMEN.
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2018
Stage and screen star Laurie Metcalf has been nominated for a Tony in each of the last three seasons, winning in back-to-back seasons for A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 and again tonight for THREE TALL WOMEN. Check out here 2018 acceptance speech here.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2018
Producer Scott Rudin has announced that to accommodate ticket demand, Edward Albee's Three Tall Women will add a ninth performance in its final week of performances. Nominated for six 2018 Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Play, Three Tall Women must close as previously scheduled on Sunday, June 24, with the added 7:00 PM show now the final performance for the ecstatically received production. Tickets are on sale now at Telecharge.com, and at the Golden Theatre box office (252 West 45th Street).
by Stephi Wild - Jul 9, 2018
In 2007, American Peter Michael Marino wrote the musical version of the Madonna movie 'Desperately Seeking Susan' featuring the hit songs of Blondie. The mega-musical opened on London's West End at the Novello Theatre … and closed a month later. WHOOPS! 'Desperately Seeking the Exit' is Pete's critically acclaimed true story of the making and unmaking of his notorious flop that played everywhere from the USA, to the UK, to Australia.
by Marianka Swain - Jul 4, 2019
From Wednesday, August 7 through Tuesday, August 20, BAM Presents PUNKS, POETS, AND VALLEY GIRLS: WOMEN FILMMAKERS IN 1980s AMERICA, a 14-day, 27-feature, 10-short series that surveys bold works by female filmmakers in a conservative decade, ranging from studio blockbusters to politically radical underground masterpieces. The series builds on BAM's previous surveys of American women filmmakers. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 31, 2021
Tickets for these shows are currently available for purchase by calling the Box Office at 954-344-5990 or by going online. Learn more about the lineup here!
by Alan Henry - Jul 25, 2018
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced the selection of four Honorees who will receive the 2018 Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime artistic achievements, and a special Honors distinction for a work of art and its co-creators. Recipients to be honored at the 41st annual national celebration of the arts are: singer and actress Cher, composer and pianist Philip Glass, Country music entertainer Reba McEntire, and jazz saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter. This year, the co-creators of Hamilton-writer and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda, director Thomas Kail, choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler, and music director Alex Lacamoire-will receive a unique Kennedy Center Honors as trailblazing creators of a transformative work that defies category.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2021
OUT FOR BLOOD: THE STORY OF CARRIE THE MUSICAL has announced its first two episodes are now available! OUT FOR BLOOD: THE STORY OF CARRIE THE MUSICAL is a new, unofficial podcast exploring the history and mysteries of ‘Broadway’s greatest flop’, CARRIE THE MUSICAL.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2019
The Donmar Warehouse today announces the extension, due to exceptional demand, for Lynette Linton's acclaimed production of Sweat by Lynn Nottage. The production will now be booking for performances until Saturday 2 February 2019.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2020
The rumors are true! Nathan Lane and Laurie Metcalf will lead a revival of Death of a Salesman. While not officially announced, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that the long-rumored production will come to Broadway in spring 2021.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 5, 2019
 Rosanna Arquette has joined Ryan Murphy's new Netflix series Ratched, according to Deadline. The show's star Sarah Paulson announced the casting news in a post on Instagram.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2021
Rooftop Films, Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI), and the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) today announced the return of the Queens Drive-In at NYC’s iconic Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2021
Rooftop Films, Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI), and the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) today announced the return of the Queens Drive-In at NYC’s iconic Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The Queens Drive-In hosted over 80 sold-out events during the summer and fall of 2020.
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 12, 2019
The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the world premiere of SOCRATES, written by acclaimed actor, director, and writer Tim Blake Nelson. Directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes and anchoring the Onassis Festival 2019: Democracy is Coming, SOCRATES will begin previews on Tuesday, April 2, with a Joseph Papp Free Preview performance on Wednesday, April 3 in The Public's Martinson Hall. This powerful new play runs through Sunday, May 19, with an official press opening on Tuesday, April 16.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 19, 2018
Following sold out performances and 4-star reviews at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Peter Michael Marino returns to The Kraine Theatre for six performances with his fresh, fun, interactive, improvised twist on the traditional kids' show in 'Show Up, Kids!.' The kids, ages 4-10, (and adults) help write it, direct it, choose music for it, and design it. What could possibly go wrong?
by Stephi Wild - Aug 13, 2018
English Touring Theatre today announces the full cast for the upcoming revival of Richard Twyman's critically acclaimed production of Othello, a co-production with Oxford Playhouse and Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory. Richard Twyman directs Kitty Archer (Desdemona), Philip Correia (Cassio), Naby Dakhli (Montano), James Ellis (Duke), James Godden (Soldier/Senator), Paul McEwan (Iago) Victor Oshin (Othello) and Kelly Price (Emilia) joining returning cast members Chris Bianchi (Brabantio), Hayat Kamille (Bianca), Brian Lonsdale (Roderigo) and John Sandeman (Lodovico).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2020
Peter Michael Marino once again shares the notorious true tale of the making and unmaking of his West End-Blondie-Madonna musical 'Desperately Seeking Susan' - on your computer. This 90-minute live streaming event will include a live performance of the award winning tale, plus bonus footage from the actual West End and Tokyo productions.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 3, 2021
Reports circulated earlier this week that Diablo Cody departed the Madonna biopic for which she was co-writing the script. However, that is not the case.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2020
After selling out the first three weeks of 'Desperately Seeking the Exit: Online Livea?? live streams, Peter Michael Marino once again shares the notorious tale of the making and unmaking of his West End-Blondie-Madonna musical a?oeDesperately Seeking Susan,a?? on Saturday, May 2 at 6:30. 20% of the proceeds will go to the Pittsburgh Fringe, which has moved to a digital platform in the wake of the pandemic.
by Robert Diamond - Apr 13, 2019
Just in! Two-time Tony Award and three-time Emmy Award winner Laurie Metcalf and two-time Emmy Award winner Eddie Izzard will star on Broadway next season...
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 1, 2020
As a greater number of online sources of entertainment are planned and released, Sue Matsuki at Cabaret Hotspot has been working with Broadway World Cabaret to compile scheduling information for the upcoming days. Like Nancy Drew and a Hardy Boy, Sue and I share lists, links and emails, hoping to bring readers the most comprehensive intel. It is with no small amount of gratitude to Sue that I can bring you this schedule of up and coming events for your watching enjoyment. Thanks Sue!