Doctor Dolittle

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.

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018
September and October promise a feast of drama, dance, music and a series of family favourites for audiences of all ages to enjoy.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018
The animated family adventure The Ladybug arrives on DVD, Digital, and On Demand November 20 from Lionsgate. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie today announces the full casting for his revival of Guys and Dolls - Natalie Casey (Miss Adelaide), Darragh Cowley (Lt Brannigan), Dafydd Emyr (Big Jule), Jacob Fisher (Harry the Horse), Adrian Hansel (Benny Southstreet), Dawn Hope (General Cartwright), Kadiff Kirwan (Sky Masterson), TJ Lloyd (Nicely-Nicely Johnson), Matthew Malthouse (Rusty Charlie), Martin Marquez (Nathan Detroit), Ross McLaren (Angie the Ox), Garry Robson (Arvide Abernathy), and Alex Young (Sarah Brown) with Shaquille Brush (Havana Boy), Frances Camier (Havana Girl), Charlotte Coggin, Adam Denman, Emily Dunn, Tash Holway, Samantha Hull, Kate Playdon and Anthony Starr. The production opens on 12 December, with previews from 7 December, and runs until 18 January 2020.
by BWW News Desk - 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.
by BWW News Desk - 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.
by TV News Desk - 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.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Showcasing cabaret, circus, dance and genre-defying performance, the cast has been announced for London's new immersive masquerade ball, Red Palace. Shotgun Carousel invite their audiences to be escorted by a glorious array of audacious characters through swirling revelry to a place of glamour, danger and transformation where they can find their own fairy tale ending.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018
DOCTOR DOLITTLE stars Mark Williams as Doctor Dolittle, Brian Capron as Albert Blossom/Straight Arrow, Vicky Entwistle as Polynesia, Adele Anderson as Lady Bellows/Poison Arrow, Mollie Melia-Redgrave as Emma Fairfax, and Patrick Sullivan as Matthew Mugg.    
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2018
Hulu has announced the titles that are coming and going in November. Please note titles and dates are subject to change.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018
Amanda Malpass PR has announced the shows it will be representing this upcoming holiday season.
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2018
John Cena is set to star in 'Playing With Fire' for Paramount Players, according to Variety.
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.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018
The producers of the UK & Ireland Tour of Leslie Bricusse's much loved musical Doctor Dolittle, which opens at the Churchill Theatre Bromley on 9 November, with a national press night at the New Theatre Oxford on 17 January 2019, are delighted to announce their support of WWF.
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2018
The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle, starring Robert Downey Jr., has set a new release date of January 17, 2020, according to Variety.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018
Fascinating Aida's Adele Anderson is confirmed to join Mark Williams, who plays Doctor Dolittle, in the UK & Ireland Tour of Doctor Dolittle. Adele will play Lady Bellowes/Poison Arrow at the first six venues of the tour - Bromley, Salford, Oxford, Wolverhampton, Newcastle and Hull. There will be a national press night on Thursday 17 January 2019 at the Oxford New Theatre.
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2018
CBS All Access announced today that Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominee Michael Sheen (“Masters of Sex”) has joined the cast of THE GOOD FIGHT for its upcoming third season. Season three of CBS All Access' hit original drama series is set to premiere in early 2019, and seasons one and two of THE GOOD FIGHT are available to binge now, exclusively on CBS All Access.
by BWW News Desk - 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.
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.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018
Acclaimed singer and comedienne, Fascinating Aida's Liza Pulman and her fabulous six-piece band pays homage to the legend of Barbra Streisand in her wonderful hit show, Liza Pulman Sings Streisand.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018
Pittsburgh CLO has amassed an impressive lineup of Broadway stars and Pittsburgh CLO veterans to bring the 2018 Summer Season to life June-August. The organization's core mission to produce shows locally helps to employ artists each year from Pittsburgh and across the country.
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2019
Today, D23, the official Disney fan club, has announced the eleven recipients for the 2019 Disney Legends Award. This year's recipients are Bette Midler, Wing Chao, Robert Downey Jr., Jon Favreau, James Earl Jones, Kenny Ortega, Barnette Ricci, Robin Roberts, Diane Sawyer, Ming-Na Wen, and Hans Zimmer. 
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2018
YouTube announced its order for an expansive new series on artificial intelligence that will be executive produced by Team Downey partners Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey, Network Entertainment's Derik Murray and Paul Gertz, and Sonar Entertainment's Jenna Santoianni and Tom Lesinski. The series will feature some of the brightest minds in science, philosophy, technology, engineering, medicine, futurism, entertainment and the arts to tell the dynamic story of A.I. The 8-episode hour-long series will debut exclusively on YouTube Red in 2019.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018
YouTube announced its order for an expansive new series on artificial intelligence that will be executive produced by Team Downey partners Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey, Network Entertainment's Derik Murray and Paul Gertz, and Sonar Entertainment's Jenna Santoianni and Tom Lesinski. The series will feature some of the brightest minds in science, philosophy, technology, engineering, medicine, futurism, entertainment and the arts to tell the dynamic story of A.I. The 8-episode hour-long series will debut exclusively on YouTube Red in 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018
Mark Williams, star of The Fast Show, Father Brown, 101 Dalmatians, The Borrowers, Shakespeare in Love and seven of the Harry Potterfilms, will star as Doctor Dolittle at the first ten venues of the new UK & Ireland Tour of Doctor Dolittle, with book, music and lyrics by double Academy Award-winner Leslie Bricusse. Featuring stunning visual puppetry, this new production, with the book reworked by Leslie Bricusse, will be part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the original film starring Rex Harrison and will feature the same songs, including the Academy Award-winning Talk To The Animals.
by Broadwaysted - Jun 5, 2019
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.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018
Take a fun-packed trip back in time to the electric 80's with the world premiere of Club Tropicana The Musical, a summer adventure of love in the sun, with a soundtrack of smash-hit pop classics - it really is the feel-good musical of the year!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018
Mark Williams, star of The Fast Show, Father Brown, 101 Dalmatians, The Borrowers, Shakespeare in Love and seven of the Harry Potter films, will star as Doctor Dolittle at the first ten venues of the new UK & Ireland Tour of Doctor Dolittle, with book, music and lyrics by double Academy Award-winner Leslie Bricusse.  Featuring stunning visual puppetry, this new production, with the book reworked by Leslie Bricusse, will be part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the original film starring Rex Harrison and will feature the same songs, including the Academy Award-winning Talk To The Animals. 
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.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018
Subsequently adapted into an Oscar-nominated film, Sweet Charity is a modern Broadway classic following the trials and tribulations of Charity Hope Valentine (played by Trehearn).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018
Pittsburgh CLO is proud to bring Lerner and Loewe's BRIGADOON from the Scottish Highlands to the Benedum Center stage July 17 - 22. As part of its ongoing mission to celebrate musical theater, Pittsburgh CLO often revives classics, thus introducing new audiences to the masterpieces of Broadway's golden age.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018
Brian Capron, Vicky Entwistle, Mollie Melia-Redgrave and Patrick Sullivan are confirmed to join Mark Williams, who plays Doctor Dolittle, in the UK & Ireland Tour of Doctor Dolittle. Brian will play Albert Blossom/Straight Arrow, Vicky will play Polynesia, Mollie Emma Fairfax and Patrick Matthew Mugg. Mark Williams and Brian Capron will play the first ten venues on the tour - Bromley, Salford, Oxford, Wolverhampton, Newcastle, Hull, Aberdeen, Northampton, Nottingham and Sheffield. The others will play the entire tour. There will be a national press night on Thursday 17 January 2019 at the Oxford New Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - 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).
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2018
Netflix, the world's leading internet entertainment service, today announced its first slate of films and series based on the stories of Mark Millar. Netflix acquired Millar's company, Millarworld, last year and since then has been developing projects with Mark and Lucy Millar, including The Magic Order, which has been published as Netflix's first comic book and was the biggest selling new comic-book franchise in nearly 20 years.  
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2019
Three-time Academy Award Nominee Woody Harrelson (The Highwaymen, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri, Solo: A Star Wars Story) joins the previously announced Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Fargo, Gemini Man, Birds of Prey) in the assassin thriller, Kate, on Netflix.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019
Manhattan Concert Productions (MCP) has just announced lead casting for their concert performance of Frank Wildhorn and Nan Knighton's musical comedy The Scarlet Pimpernel. One of today's greatest leading men, Tony Yazbeck, will star as Percy Blakeney at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center on February 18, 2019 at 8:00 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019
North Carolina Theatre, the region's premiere nonprofit professional theatre, is proud to announce casting for its upcoming production of Mamma Mia!, playing February 12-17 at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019
Music & Lyrics Productions has announced that its touring production of Doctor Dolittle will close at the end of its run at the New Theatre, Oxford, on Saturday 26 January 2019. It had been planned to tour the UK and Ireland until November 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019
Music & Lyrics Productions has announced that its touring production of Doctor Dolittle will close at the end of its run at the New Theatre, Oxford, on Saturday 26 January 2019. It had been planned to tour the UK and Ireland until November 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018
The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2019 season, which opens on June 10 with Guys and Dolls.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018
With the opening of the new studio and brand-new entrance now complete, The Albany Theatre has had a busy year but with the launch of the autumn season, things are about to get even busier.
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.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018
Today, Birmingham Hippodrome have announced a brand new Autumn Season of thrilling theatre, jaw-dropping dance and hilarious comedy.
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2018
Hulu is a leading premium streaming service that offers instant access to live and on demand channels, original series and films, and a premium library of TV and movies to more than 20 million subscribers in the U.S.  Here's what is coming to Hulu for September:
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019
According to Variety, Kumail Nanjiani is in talks to star in the new Marvel film THE ETERNALS. He would join actress Angelina Jolie. As previously announced, Chloe Zhao is set to direct. The script comes from Matthew and Ryan Firpo.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019
Wheelock Family Theatre at Boston University announces its 2019-2020 Season including Roald Dahl's musical Willy Wonka (October 25-November 24, 2019), Little Women: The Broadway Musical (January 31-February 23, 2020), The Little Prince (April 8-May 24, 2020), and Bud, Not Buddy (April 28-May 24 2020). Subscription packages are now on sale. Visit www.wheelockfamilytheatre.org to view savings options and benefits. Single tickets for the 2019-2020 Season will go on sale September 3, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019
Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces casting for the second production of the 2019 Nutmeg Summer Series: "Cabaret," the Tony-Award-winning musical centering around a German nightclub against the backdrop of the Nazis' rise to power.  The cast will be led by Olivier Award-winner Laura Michelle Kelly (Broadway's "Mary Poppins," "Finding Neverland") as Sally Bowles and Tony Award-nominee Forrest McClendon ("The Scottsboro Boys") as the Emcee.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2019
According to Variety, Selena Gomez made a surprise appearance at Coachella on Friday, joining Cardi B and Ozuna on stage during DJ Snake's set for their hit 'Taki Taki.'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018
Renowned vocalist and comedienne Liza Pulman is joined by National Championship Winners the Brighouse and Rastrick Band with acclaimed musical director Joseph Atkins and The Stardust Ensemble. Expect to hear exciting and heart warming new arrangements of many of Streisand's golden classics including The Way We Were, You Don't Bring Me Flowers, People, Second Hand Rose and many more wonderful songs in a full to bursting ninety minute show.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019
Pittsburgh CLO's 2019 Summer Season will be highlighted by stand-out performances from Broadway's best and distinguished stars of film and television, including Jenn Colella, star of Tony-winning Come From Away, Charles Shaughnessy, best known as Maxwell Sheffield on TV's The Nanny and Ace Young of American Idol fame.