Elmer Gantry Broadway

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Playhouse Theatre

(New York, NY)
137 W. 48th St.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017
Robert Aldridge and Herschel Garfein's Sister Carrie, the latest world-premiere recording of by the Grammy Award-winning Florentine Opera, will be released by the Naxos label for worldwide distribution on Friday, September 8, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017
Ford's Theatre Society announced full casting and the design team for Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman," directed by Stephen Rayne.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017
Producing Artistic Director Carolyn Griffin is pleased to announce that the play Are You Now or Have You Ever Been , a play written and conceived by Carlyle Brown and directed by MetroStage Artistic Associate Thomas W. Jones II with original music by William Knowles, will be in performance Oct. 5-Nov. 5 at MetroStage.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017
China Broadway Entertainment announces its latest original global musical: Road to Heaven: The Jonathan Lee Musical. Adapted from the novel by internationally acclaimed author Li Xiuwen, the original musical will feature music by one of China's most iconic singer-songwriters Jonathan Lee.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017
The WICKED Tour will welcome Mary Kate Morrissey as Elphaba, beginning Tuesday, September 26th at the Aronoff Center in Cincinnati, OH.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017
The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the Globe's 20th annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!* The holiday musical will run November 4 - December 24 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018
The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents Our Town, by Thornton Wilder and directed by Kim Walsh.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017
The Florentine Opera Company's previously announced production and professional recording of Carlisle Floyd's Prince of Players will be postponed to the beginning of the 2018/19 season due to unforeseen logistical challenges. Taking its place is Viva Opera!, a concert of favorite arias, ensembles, choruses, and symphonic pieces from opera's greatest composers.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018
A fun, new musical adaptation of an audience favorite comes to First Stage this holiday season. Created by the talented husband/wife team of Jahnna Beecham (Playwright/Lyricist) and Malcolm Hillgartner (Composer/Lyricist) and based on the play by Barbara Robinson, THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER: THE MUSICAL is filled with catchy,'60s-inspired original music and a delightful story that both young and old will enjoy. The horrible Herdmans are the worst kids in the history of the world. The entire town panics when these rowdy six siblings are cast in the church's annual Christmas pageant. It's up to good-hearted Mrs. Bradley to help the Herdmans - and the rest of the town - discover the true meaning of Christmas before it's too late. Silent night? Not a chance, but sometimes a little joyful noise is just right for Christmas. Sponsored by Associated Bank and Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2017
The Old Globe presents its 20th annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!* The holiday musical will run tonight, November 4, through December 24 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017
The Board of Directors of Opera Santa Barbara is pleased to announce that its Artistic Director, Kostis Protopapas has accepted additional responsibilities as General Director for the organization. At their November 27th meetings, the Executive Committee and the full board unanimously approved a proposal to create a new position for Mr. Protopapas as both Artistic and General Director.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018
The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents Our Town, by Thornton Wilder and directed by Kim Walsh.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2018
A fun, new musical adaptation of an audience favorite comes to First Stage this holiday season. Created by the talented husband/wife team of Jahnna Beecham (Playwright/Lyricist) and Malcolm Hillgartner (Composer/Lyricist) and based on the play by Barbara Robinson, THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER: THE MUSICAL is filled with catchy,'60s-inspired original music and a delightful story that both young and old will enjoy. The horrible Herdmans are the worst kids in the history of the world. The entire town panics when these rowdy six siblings are cast in the church's annual Christmas pageant. It's up to good-hearted Mrs. Bradley to help the Herdmans - and the rest of the town - discover the true meaning of Christmas before it's too late. Silent night? Not a chance, but sometimes a little joyful noise is just right for Christmas. Sponsored by Associated Bank and Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren.
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017
Below, check out an 'unplugged' rendition of 'Heaven on their Minds' from JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. In this special video, filmed at The Washington National Cathedral, hear Ari McKay Wilford's acoustic version of the classic song from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's seminal musical!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018
Grammy-nominated soprano, Malinda Haslett, will join University of Southern Maine's School of Music as division leader of the Voice Department, beginning in Fall 2018. A former staff member at the Metropolitan Opera, Haslett is currently vocal division director of the Silicon Valley Chamber Music Festival.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018
After a national search, Florida Grand Opera (FGO) has chosen three new singers for the 2018-19 FGO Studio. One of the most respected and highly competitive studio programs in the nation, the FGO Studio, led by Artistic Directors Diana Soviero and Bernard Uzan, provides comprehensive career development to emerging artists who have demonstrated potential to make major contributions to the field of opera
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017
Signature Theatre presents Jesus Christ Superstar, directed by Signature Theatre Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Gypsy, The Flick). With a score by Andrew Lloyd Webber (The Phantom of the Opera, Evita) and Tim Rice (Evita, Chess), featuring 'I Don't Know How to Love Him' and 'Everything's Alright,' Jesus Christ Superstar tells the story of Jesus' life in his final week. This epic story comes to life in an immersive new staging in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre and runs now through July 2, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017
Signature Theatre presents Jesus Christ Superstar, directed by Signature Theatre Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Gypsy, The Flick). With a score by Andrew Lloyd Webber (The Phantom of the Opera, Evita) and Tim Rice (Evita, Chess), featuring 'I Don't Know How to Love Him' and 'Everything's Alright,' Jesus Christ Superstar tells the story of Jesus' life in his final week. This epic story will come to life in an immersive new staging in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre and runs now through July 2, 2017. Watch highlights from the show in the new trailer below!
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017
One of the most beloved television families of the 1980s is set to make a long awaited return in the world premiere of Family Ties, written by Daniel Goldstein (The Song of Songs, Unknown Soldier and Row), based on the classic television series, directed by The Human Race's President & Artistic Director Kevin Moore and produced by special arrangement by Araca Media & Entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017
Below, in the second of three Unplugged Sessions from Signature Theatre, watch Natascia Diaz sing Mary Magdalene's moving torch song 'I Don't Know How to Love Him,' filmed at the Washington National Cathedral! This epic story will come to life in an immersive new staging in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre and runs May 9 - July 2, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017
Greg Louganis - the diving legend who first swept the Olympics in 1984 and 1988 - will serve as celebrity host when Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will conclude their all-star 2016-2017 season with You Spin Me 'Round: An 80's Dance Party.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017
American Lyric Theater (ALT) and The Morgan Library & Museum present ALT Alumni: Composers & Librettists in Concert on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 3pm at The Morgan Library & Museum in the Gilder Lehrman Hall, 225 Madison Avenue, NYC. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018
National Chorale, New York's premier professional choral company, under the Artistic Direction of Everett McCorvey, continues its 2017-2018 Season at Lincoln Center with Beethoven Symphony #9 on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 8pm at the David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, NYC.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018
Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2018 season with the Broadway hit The Will Rogers Follies, A Life In Revue. The exuberant dance-filled musical will be running April 13 - June 21 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017
One of the most beloved television families of the 1980s is set to make a long awaited return in the world premiere of Family Ties, written by Daniel Goldstein (The Song of Songs, Unknown Soldier and Row), based on the classic television series, directed by The Human Race's President & Artistic Director Kevin Moore and produced by special arrangement by Araca Media & Entertainment. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's highly anticipated production of Evita will open with record-breaking ticket sales at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's highly anticipated production of Evita will open with record-breaking ticket sales at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017
Following weeks of high demand, Signature Theatre is happy to announce that Jesus Christ Superstar will play for an added ninth week - an addition of seven performances between July 5 and July 9.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017
The Florentine Opera proudly announces that it is a recipient of an Opera America Innovation Grant, generously funded by the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation, which will aid the company in recording and commercially releasing new and previously unrecorded operas of American composer, Carlisle Floyd.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018
Four wildly talented actor-musicians deliver a toe-tapping, hand-clapping, sing-along summer experience for all generations in Woody Sez: The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie, back by popular demand at People's Light. Folk revolutionary Guthrie showed you can strum a revolution with joy. Current troubadour David M. Lutken and friends celebrate the fascinating, beautiful, and sometimes tragic life of the legend who inspired Dylan, Springsteen, DiFranco, and an entire songwriting tradition. Featuring 15 instruments, 25 songs, and comprised almost entirely of Guthrie's own words, Woody Sez runs August 1-26 on the Leonard C. Haas Stage in Malvern.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018
Signature Theatre is proud to announce the full cast and creative team for the world premiere production of Light Years. Directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Gigi, Million Dollar Quartet), this new musical features music, lyrics and book by Robbie Schaefer of the band Eddie from Ohio. Robbie journeys from his childhood in India to the joys and struggles of growing up, pursuing his passion and raising a family. Entwined throughout is his cherished relationship with his father and his father's haunted past. Light Years will run February 6 March 4 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018
The Florentine Opera Company will receive a $30,000 Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support the world premiere live recording and production of American composer Carlisle Floyd's Prince of Players.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019
OPERA America, the national service organization for opera and the nation's leading champion for American opera, is pleased to announce the recipients of its first-ever Civic Practice Grants, supported by OPERA America's Opera Fund endowment.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018
Signature Theatre is proud to present the world premiere production of Light Years. Directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer(Broadway's Follies, Gigi, Million Dollar Quartet), this new musical features music, lyrics and book by Robbie Schaefer of the band Eddie from Ohio. Robbie journeys from his childhood in India to the joys and struggles of growing up, pursuing his passion and raising a family. Entwined throughout is his cherished relationship with his father-and his father's haunted past. Light Years runs now thru March 4 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018
Celebrate opera's greatest hits with the Florentine Opera at Viva Opera!, March 16 and 18 in Uihlein Hall at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Hear the pure power of nationally and internationally acclaimed opera singers in this concert featuring some of the world's best operatic pieces.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017
Myths come alive in a pair of English one-act operas, Venus & Adonis and Dido & Aeneas, blending perfectly into one evening of great opera.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017
Broadway In Chicago has announced that a WICKED day-of-show drawing for a limited number of seats will take place inside Block 37.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2018
A fun, new musical adaptation of an audience favorite comes to First Stage this holiday season. Created by the talented husband/wife team of Jahnna Beecham (Playwright/Lyricist) and Malcolm Hillgartner (Composer/Lyricist) and based on the play by Barbara Robinson, THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER: THE MUSICAL is filled with catchy,'60s-inspired original music and a delightful story that both young and old will enjoy. The horrible Herdmans are the worst kids in the history of the world. The entire town panics when these rowdy six siblings are cast in the church's annual Christmas pageant. It's up to good-hearted Mrs. Bradley to help the Herdmans - and the rest of the town - discover the true meaning of Christmas before it's too late. Silent night? Not a chance, but sometimes a little joyful noise is just right for Christmas. Sponsored by Associated Bank and Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017
OPERA America, the national service organization for opera and the nation's leading champion for American opera, is pleased to announce that it has awarded grants to 11 opera companies through the Repertoire Development Grants program, supported by The Opera Fund. These grants provide vital financial support to opera companies developing new American opera and music-theater works.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017
OPERA America, the national service organization for opera and the nation's leading champion for American opera, is pleased to announce that it has awarded grants to 11 opera companies through the Repertoire Development Grants program, supported by The Opera Fund. These grants provide vital financial support to opera companies developing new American opera and music-theater works.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017
China Broadway Entertainment announces its latest original global musical: Road to Heaven: The Jonathan Lee Musical. Adapted from the novel by internationally acclaimed author Li Xiuwen, the original musical will feature music by one of China's most iconic singer-songwriters Jonathan Lee.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2018
The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents Our Town, by Thornton Wilder and directed by Kim Walsh.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017
Ford's Theatre Society announced full casting and the design team for Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman," directed by Stephen Rayne.
by TV News Desk - Apr 9, 2018
National Chorale, New York's premier professional choral company, under the Artistic Direction of Everett McCorvey, continues its 2017-2018 Season at Lincoln Center with Beethoven Symphony #9 on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 8pm at the David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza, NYC. Tickets are $30-$100 and are available at www.nationalchorale.com, or by calling (212) 333-5333.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017
Signature Theatre is proud to announce full casting for Jesus Christ Superstar directed by Signature Theatre Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Gypsy, The Flick).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017
The Human Race Theatre Company (HRTC) announces the cast and creative team for its 30th anniversary season closer, the world premiere comedy Family Ties, written by Daniel Goldstein (The Song of Songs, Unknown Soldier and Row), based on the classic television series, directed by HRTC President & Artistic Director Kevin Moore and produced by special arrangement by Araca Media & Entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017
Irish Repertory Theatre has announced its Summer 2017 Season. On the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage will be WOODY SEZ: THE LIFE & MUSIC OF WOODY GUTHRIE, directed by Nick Corley (Kissing Jessica Stein).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017
The third season of the Elmer Bernstein Memorial Film Series continues on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 7:00 pm with the screening of the 1962 film, Birdman of Alcatraz. Featuring one of Elmer Bernstein's most-memorable cinematic scores, the film tells the remarkable story of a federal-prison inmate, Robert Stroud, who becomes a talented ornithologist and published author while in solitary confinement.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017
The Atlanta Opera closes its 2016-17 season with an outdoor production of Mozart's early opera The Secret Gardener (La Finta Giardiniera), a story of love, madness and redemption that plays out in a lush garden.