Doctor Dolittle Revival

Opened: August 2, 2005
Closing: October 02, 2005

Doctor Dolittle - 2005 - US Tour History , Info & More

Based on the stories of Hugh Lofting

The classic tale of kindness to animals and animal kindnesses trots, crawls and flies onto the stage in a big Broadway-sized family musical. All of the characters (human and animal) we've come to love through the stories of Hugh Lofting and the magical movie musical are given new life in the stage version of Doctor Dolittle.

Doctor Dolittle - 2005 - US Tour Cast

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THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW is The Inaugural Production Of Core Theatre Group, Hudson Valley's Newest Professional Theatre Company
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2023

The Hudson Valley's newest Professional Theatre Company, Core Theatre Group (CTG), founded by Broadway vets and Warwick locals Jessica McRoberts, Pat McRoberts, Paul Loesel and Chuck Ragsdale, announce their first production following company launch with inaugural cabaret fundraiser on Friday, July 14, 2023. 

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PURLIE VICTORIOUS Starring Leslie Odom, Jr. Sets September Opening Night Date on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 11, 2023

The first Broadway revival of the American comedy Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch by legendary Ossie Davis will officially open in September. Learn how to purchase tickets!

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by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2020

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Barn Theatre Announce Summer Outdoor Theatre Festival
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The Barn Theatre in Cirencester has announced the launch of their first Summer outdoor theatre festival, BarnFest a?" Outdoor Theatre Festival, which will run from 25 July until 5 September.

Liza Pulman's London Dates Rescheduled And Special EP Released Ahead Of Forthcoming Album
by Stephi Wild - Apr 17, 2020

Fresh from her sell-out run of Fascinating Aida, singer and comedienne Liza Pulman has announced details of her rescheduled dates in London and released an EP featuring tracks from her forthcoming album.

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Farmers Alley Theatre Presents Neil Simon's LOST IN YONKERS
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 25, 2020

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Orlando Rep Has Announced 2020 Youth Academy Summer Stock Production of DOCTOR DOLITTLE A NEW MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 21, 2020

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by A.A. Cristi - Feb 18, 2020

Who can make kids laugh and sing? The Candy Man can!

The Muny Announces 2020 Season Creative Teams
by Alan Henry - Jan 8, 2020

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2020 season, which opens June 15 with Kander and Ebb's internationally-acclaimed Chicago. Among the talented list are a mix of Muny favorites and newcomers. In addition to casting, a comprehensive list of design teams for each production will be released later this spring. Telsey + Company is the official casting partner for Muny.

Liza Pulman to Premiere New Show THE HEART OF IT at London's Iconic Riverside Studios
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2019

The Heart Of It will be premiered at London's iconic Riverside Studios, which this week announced its relaunch after a five-year redevelopment.

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by Julie Musbach - Oct 23, 2019

Singer and comedienne Liza Pulman is about to embark on the final leg of her latest tour celebrating the life and music of one of the biggest names in showbusiness, Barbra Streisand a?" which includes two dates in the North West this November.

Final Tour Dates Announced For Liza Pulman Sings Streisand Tour
by Stephi Wild - Oct 23, 2019

Singer and comedienne Liza Pulman is about to embark on the final leg of her latest tour celebrating the life and music of one of the biggest names in showbusiness.

Renee Zellweger, Al Pacino, Antonio Banderas, & Laura Dern To Be Honored At HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 22, 2019

 The Hollywood Film Awards announced today that highly-acclaimed artists Antonio Banderas, Renée Zellweger, Al Pacino and Laura Dern will be honored at the 23rd Annual “Hollywood Film Awards.”  Banderas will receive the “Hollywood Actor Award” for his poignant turn in Pedro Almodóvar's 21st film, “Pain and Glory” and Zellweger will receive the “Hollywood Actress Award” for her powerful portrayal of the iconic Judy Garland in Rupert Goold's “Judy.”  Pacino will receive the “Hollywood Supporting Actor Award” for his brilliant depiction of the infamous Jimmy Hoffa in Martin Scorsese's mob masterpiece “The Irishman,” and Dern will receive the “Hollywood Supporting Actress Award” for her commanding performance as a hard-hitting divorce attorney in Noah Baumbach's “Marriage Story.”  Actor and comedian Rob Riggle will host the ceremony, which will take place on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA.

VIDEO: Watch Robert Downey Jr. in the Official Trailer For DOLITTLE
by Stage Tube - Oct 13, 2019

Robert Downey Jr. stars in Dolittle, an adaptation of the 1920s children's book by Hugh Lofting, Voyage of Doctor Dolittle.

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by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2019

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by Stephi Wild - Oct 2, 2019

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by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2019

Showcasing cabaret, circus, dance and genre-defying performance, the wholly female and non-binary cast of players, aerialists and cabaret artists has been announced for London's new immersive masquerade ball, Red Palace. Join The Prince and meet the court; witness the beautiful, the brilliant, the wanton, the bizarre - nothing and no one is what they seem. Gastro-storyteller and Masterchef semi-finalist Annie McKenzie will provide an exclusive menu for booked diners to enjoy a decadent evening of feast and fantasy (subject to limited availability).

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by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 12, 2019

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The 'Broadwaysted' Podcast Talks Broadway Bares with WICKED's Ryan Jackson
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This week the Broadwaysted Crew is letting it ALL hang out with Wicked company member and 'Broadway Bares' performer Ryan Jackson! We're pouring out Milagro Tequila and Van Brunt Stillhouse Whiskey as Ryan spills about facing his fear of heights in Wicked, the excitement (and hunger) of Bares season and what to expect from 'Broadway Bares: Take Off,' and landing a makeup gig at The Lion King on Broadway.



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