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First Night - 1930 - Broadway


Eltinge 42nd Street Theatre

(New York, NY)
236 W. 42nd St.
by Jenny Ell - Oct 30, 2020
The Mary Poppins team will continue to entertain and spread joy to fans with the release of a brand new live cast recording next week.
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 21, 2020
In a year of virtual hits and misses, the Freshman and Sophomore nights of The First Virtual Cabaret Convention land a full-fledged, bona fide bullseye.
by TV Scoop - Oct 14, 2020
Find out what's happening on Coming Up on a New Episode of THE BACHELORETTE and if it's a new episode, airing on ABC on Tuesday, October 20, 2020!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2020
One Show More! Les Miserables - The Staged Concert will play a limited run at the Sondheim Theatre in London's West End, beginning December 5.
by E.H. Reiter - Nov 7, 2020
Review of SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR has chemistry and laughter through North Coast Repertory Theatre streaming through November 15th, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2020
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2020
Cameron Mackintosh with First Night Records and Warner Music have officially released the new live cast recording of the Olivier Award winning hit West End production of Mary Poppins today, Friday, November 6. Mary Poppins returned to its original home in the Prince Edward Theatre last October.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020
In March, theatres across the UK closed, and hundreds of pantomimes were cancelled due to the pandemic. Blue Peter legend Peter Duncan - a critically acclaimed panto dame, writer, producer and director – decided to film Jack and the Beanstalk in his back garden as an online alternative to be downloaded by families to watch together at home over Christmas.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020
For twenty-six years, The Robey Theatre Company has made its mission the telling of the stories of the Black global experience on stage. It is now also doing so in print. The Robey Theatre Company Playwright Series currently has nine play scripts in publication, available in paperback edition and also in Kindle format.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020
Minneapolis-based Indie Rockers, Ryan And Pony, are proud to announce that 'Start Making Sense,' a song from their debut album Moshi Moshi placed #1 in the Rock Category in the 25th USA Songwriting Contest.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
Recorded live at the Gielgud Theatre last year with an all-star cast including Michael Ball as Javert, Alfie Boe as Jean Valjean, Carrie Hope Fletcher as Fantine, Matt Lucas as Thénardier, Rob Houchen as Marius, Bradley Jaden as Enjolras, Katy Secombe as Madame Thénardier, Shan Ako as Eponine and Lily Kerhoas as Cosette and an orchestra of over 65.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2020
Following the success of its month-long BLOOM Festival, Darlinghurst Theatre Company is expanding its offering of summer-night entertainment with DARLO UNDERGROUND – Sydney's newest and most intimate jazz and comedy club.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2020
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust has announced that Highmark First Night Pittsburgh 2021 will deliver all of the favorite components of its New Year's Eve celebration, even when we cannot gather in person.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2020
Historic Holidays return to Old City from Small Business Saturday, on Saturday, November 28th through New Year's Eve, on Thursday, December 31st. Festivities will kick-off on Small Business Saturday with the debut of a brand-new holiday tradition, Old City's Window Decorating Contest.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2020
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center will present a free online concert, New Milestones I: Transitions (Endurance and Evolution), available starting Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 7:30pm ET and remaining on demand. The performance features composer Zosha Di Castri's Sprung Testament for Violin and Piano performed by Kristin Lee and Orion Weiss.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2021
Francesca Moody Productions, Soho Theatre and Theatre Royal Plymouth in association  with Popcorn Group will present MUM an urgent new play by Olivier  award-winning playwright Morgan Lloyd Malcolm (Emilia, The Globe/ West End), directed by Abigail Graham (The Tyler Sisters, Hampstead Theatre; soon to direct Aladdin at Lyric Hammersmith). MUM will run at Theatre Royal Plymouth from 30  September – 16 October before transferring to Soho Theatre, London from 20 October – 20 November. Press Night will take place at Soho Theatre on 26 October. Casting will  be announced in due course.  
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2021
MUM, an urgent new play by Olivier award-winning playwright Morgan Lloyd Malcolm, and directed by Abigail Graham, will run at Theatre Royal Plymouth from 30 September – 16 October before transferring to Soho Theatre, London from 20 October – 20 November.
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2021
TONYA PINKINS is the Tony Award-winning veteran of nine Broadway shows, numerous Off-Broadway shows, daytime dramas: As The World Turns and All My Children; primetime series: Army Wives, Scandal, Gotham, Fear The Walking Dead and Madame Secretary.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2021
Ballet Sun Valley announces artist lineup for its in-person, outdoor performances at the iconic open-air Sun Valley Pavilion, July 12 & 13 and August 22 & 23.
by Stage Tube - May 11, 2021
Hamilton isn't the only Broadway company collaborating on social justice initiatives — Taylor said Disney Theatrical have partnered with Broadway Advocacy Coalition, Black Theatre United, Black Theatre Coalition, to “make sure they’re actually supporting impactful systemic change” and make sure Broadway comes back better than ever.
by Barry Lenny - Mar 9, 2021
WOMADelaide 2021 was a very different event from previous festivals,
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2021
On April 2, the first night that indoor theater is permitted to open in New York City, the Daryl Roth's Off-Broadway production of Blindness will begin performances at the Daryl Roth Theatre. The production will seat just 86 people in the audience at a time. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2021
In alignment with Pittsburgh Public Theater's vision to serve as a true public theater to the region, Mr. Gohel will usher in a new era of dynamic learning and community collaborations at the organization, using the Public's legacy of artistic excellence as a platform for meaningful, joyful civic engagement.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2021
March 27 marks World Theatre Day! Although we can't be together to celebrate, we can still reminisce on the fun of theatre in our lives.
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2021
“The day we wrote ‘Line By Line,’ a couple hours after leaving the studio, we all texted each other and said some version of, ‘wait....I think I love this?’ “This version of the song is more like what we heard that first night, and we wanted you to hear it too,” explains JP Saxe.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2021
Today, we're getting to know Broadway favorite Dana Steingold, with whom you can book a shoutout on Stage Door today! Did you know that Dana loves Bernadette Peters, can't wait to see Six, and so much more!
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 19, 2021
Up and comer Hannah Jane hasn't been waiting around for the audiences and she to be reunited... that's what the internet is for! So the Broadway devotee will be presenting her concert about her love of musical theater on Facebook Live on March 24th at 7 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2021
Whether you're allergic to cats, in love for the first or tenth time, a child of divorce, a germaphobe or a first-term college student figuring out your place in life, audiences are sure to see a bit of themselves in this fresh new musical.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2021
Whether you're allergic to cats, in love for the first or tenth time, a child of divorce, a germaphobe or a first-term college student figuring out your place in life, audiences are sure to see a bit of themselves in this fresh new musical.
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 12, 2021
In an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most fascinating women, Stephen Mosher covers the bases and the decades with Jamie deRoy
by Student Blogger: Madalyn Macko - Mar 11, 2021
It is entertaining to reflect on the madness of a tech week, and rewarding to be reminded of the success brought by hard work. I will never be able to articulate fully just how grateful I am to be able to keep studying and performing in productions right now. The Drowsy Chaperone has been just a beacon of joy in my life, and I’m sure that extends to my peers and even our audience members.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2021
Tonight is the big night — Matt James, 29, is the latest Bachelor!
by Student Blogger: Sydni Dichter - Jan 29, 2021
The process of creating the Fall 2020 Experimental Theatre Wing mainstage production…. entirely on Zoom.
by Fiona Scott - Jan 18, 2021
Adam Blanshay is a Tony Award-nominated Producer, behind London productions such as Notre Dame de Paris, Waitress and Come From Away. We spoke to Blanshay about The Theatre Channel and where it’s going next!
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Feb 17, 2021
On Tuesday, March 9, Dress Circle Publishing will release of THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4, the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper. Can't wait to get your hands on it? Let BroadwayWorld hold you over with a special sneak peek from a chapter all about The Imperial Theatre.
by Student Blogger: Paige Rosko - Feb 17, 2021
In this article, I am going to look at some shows that might have had a short run on Broadway but were influential in other ways. Both of the shows I am going to be talking about started out as flops, with horrible reviews but then were revamped and became a part of pop culture today. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2020
A timeless story returns to a virtual audience. “It's a Wonderful Life,” the 1946 Frank Capra film starring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed, has been reimagined by playwright Joe Landry. This beloved American holiday story comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With a small ensemble bringing to life a myriad of characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve. 
by Maria Nockin - Dec 26, 2020
 Los Angeles Opera has a wealth of operatic and recital material on its website page On Now.  A must see link is the company’s inaugural event, the virtual company premiere of The Anonymous Lover, an unjustly neglected 1780 chamber opera by Joseph Bologne, better known as the Chevalier de Saint-Georges.
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 16, 2020
Eric Michael Gillett has done it all and he always does it with an open heart and open hand. His annual holiday gala for Benjamin House was only briefly threatened by the global health crisis - for Gillett, nothing can stop him from honoring his favorite organization to support.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2020
Lots of theater and nightclub-goers swear that Jim Caruso's Cast Party is the mother of all open mic night/variety shows. It certainly is one of the longest-running impromptu extravaganzas on the scene.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2020
A brief, soft word of greeting. A conciliatory, instrumental conclusion, the text of which listeners are likely able to recall from memory: Igor Levit plays the “Ode to Joy” theme from the finale of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony as well as its first three variations.
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2021
As the UK starts to warm up, Krankhead are ready to drop their summer anthem ‘Cut Throat’. The steel drums will get you gagging for that first night back in the clubs, and have you singing the hook drunk in your taxi home.
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 26, 2021
A special solo show has been turned into a special film and Benjamin Rauhala has a lot to say about it... and many other things, as well.
by Roger Catlin - Apr 23, 2021
MetroStage is starting to wind down its lockdown era with a second streamed work of Terrence McNally, the esteemed American playwright who himself died of COVID complications a year ago.
by Gil Kaan - Apr 20, 2021
Skylight Theatre Company begins its 2021 season of Skylight LIVE April 24, 2021; with Robin Gerber’s THE SHOT starring the incomparable Sharon Lawrence. This behind-the-scenes story of The Washington Post publisher Katherine Graham is directed by Michelle Joyner and produced by SPARKS Theatricals. Sharon managed to squeeze some time for my queries between filming Rebel and her many social justice commitments.
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2021
According to Entertainment Tonight, the film kicks off when the newly renovated Hotel Optima in Malta has a grand reopening, and Chloe (Kelley) and her team from Destination Traveler magazine, which includes Sara (Murin), head over to cover the travel scene in Malta.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2021
Today, we're getting to know one of the reigning queens of Broadway, Samantha Pauly, with whom you can book a shoutout today!
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 14, 2021
Officially released yesterday, Tovah Feldshuh's memoir LILYVILLE: MOTHER, DAUGHTER, AND OTHER ROLES I'VE PLAYED is the book that already has everyone talking.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2021
Historic Deertrees Theatre has announced its 85th anniversary summer season. The quintessential performing arts venue, providing performing arts entertainment to the Greater Maine region since 1936, presents an eclectic offering for the summer of 2021, featuring an open house, theatrical productions, comedy and several fundraisers.