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Flora, the Red Menace - 1990 - Regional (US)

Based on the novel Love is Just Around the Corner by Lester Atwell

A fashion designer, fresh out of school, is persuaded by her boy friend to join the Communist Party.


Pasadena Community Playhouse

(Pasadena, CA)
39 S. El Molino Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Sep 3, 2020
Watch a sneak peek of Telly Leung's Birdland concert that premieres TONIGHT at 7pm ET! Get your tickets here!
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 12, 2021
Coronado Playhouse welcomes back their audience with the charming musical review  THE WORLD GOES ‘ROUND.  The piece is a review of John Kander and Fred Ebb’s works, both the adored and some that may be a little more obscure.  With a charismatic cast, the show delivers on a fun return to the playhouse stage and runs through October 10th.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2021
This month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 23, 2021
Enjoy songs from musicals like: Sister Act, A New Brain, Flora the Red Menace, Violet, Ragtime, The Boy from Oz, Cinderella, Spamalot, The Phantom of the Opera, Songs for a New World, Les Miserables, State Fair, The Little Mermaid, Dreamgirls, and many more!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2021
Following the success of its sold out run in 2019, the Orange Tree Theatre today announces the return of Terence Rattigan's While The Sun Shines, directed by OT Artistic Director Paul Miller. Rebecca Collingwood, Conor Glean and Sophie Khan Levy join original cast members John Hudson, Philip Labey, Michael Lumsden and Jordan Mifsúd.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 18, 2021
This week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2020
Boston Gay Men's Chorus is presenting 'Celebrity Spotlight' a web series featuring three performers who have shared the stage with BGMC in recent years: Broadway actor Nick Adams; Tony-winner Laura Benanti; and TV and Broadway actor Alex Newell.
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 8, 2020
For theatre fans, it's always a grand day for singing, and this particularly stressful week is no exception. Wanting to whistle a happy tune? BroadwayWorld is going meta by bringing you 35 of our favorite songs about singing and music.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Nov 16, 2020
Today's episode features beloved Broadway beltress Eden Espinosa, who is most recognized for her critically acclaimed portrayal of Elphaba in Wicked on Broadway and in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Listen as she chats about finding peace in the chaos of the pandemic, how she has coped with life without live theatre, and so much more.
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 15, 2019
Beloved and iconic, the great Karen Mason brings a new show to New York City and Birdland! The fans can't wait.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2019
A celebration of the life and legacy of Broadway legend Harold Prince will take place on Monday, December 16, at The Majestic Theatre (247 West 44th Street). Beginning at 1:30 PM, the tribute is open to friends, family and the theater community, and will feature tributes and performances from colleagues and loved ones. Doors will open at 1PM. The Majestic is the 31-year home of Mr. Prince's record-breaking production of The Phantom of the Opera, the longest-running show in Broadway history.
by Nicole Rosky - May 19, 2020
Today (May 19) in live streaming: Jagged cast performs live, Sierra Boggess takes over at Stars in the House, and so much more!
by Nicole Rosky - May 18, 2020
Today (May 18) in live streaming: Laura Benanti hosts Stars in the House, Broadway comes together for Covenant House, and so much more!
by Ainhoa Hornero - May 11, 2021
El musical con el que la actriz ganó su primer Premio Tony con solo 19 años
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2021
Rather than highlighting the music from a particular year on Broadway, the three new Broadway by the Year virtual concerts will take the series in a new and exciting direction by focusing on the years that Broadway composers and composing teams added to the glory of musical theater.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Mar 29, 2021
Today's episode of Little known Facts features theatre administrator, writer, and advocate Howard Sherman. What are his thoughts on the return of Broadway? 'I think if you asked me a couple of weeks ago, I might have been slightly less optimistic than I am today,' he said.
by Stage Tube - Mar 26, 2020
Need a distraction to help pass the time? Living legends Carol Burnett and Liza Minnelli are here to help! Watch below as the duo sings a very special medley about time on the Carol Burnett Show!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 24, 2020
Laura Benanti has kept very busy amidst the chaos of the last few weeks. The Tony winner recently launched 'Sunshine Songs'- a way for high schoolers to share performances from the musicals they won't be able to perform in this year. She talked all about it on yesterday's installment of Stars in the House.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2021
Today's top stories: TodayTix launches in person concert series with Lauren Patten, Hamilton begins performances in Sydney, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2020
Today's top stories: the 2020 Olivier Awards have been cancelled, the Theatre World Awards have been postponed, and more.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 18, 2020
Today we're wishing a very Happy Birthday to three-time Tony Award-winner, John Kander, composer of Broadway's longest running American musical, Chicago!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2021
Liza Minnelli recently celebrated her 75th birthday! Michael Feinstein has shared a video from Liza's birthday celebration of Liza and Joan Collins performing an impromptu duet of 'Just in Time' from the musical Bells Are Ringing.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2021
Kaufman Music Center’s virtual Broadway Close Up performances will continue this spring with two intimate lecture-concerts exploring the lives, careers and music of Kay Swift and one of the longest-running collaborations in show business history, Fred Ebb and John Kander.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2021
Yesterday, Liza Minnelli celebrated her 75th birthday! Today, in celebration, she posted a video in thanks to her fans for all of the love. In the video, she performs Ella Fitzgerald's 'Embraceable You.'
by Stephi Wild - Mar 12, 2021
Today's top stories: Patti LuPone to lead 'OK Boomer' pilot on HBO Max, The Prom opens in Japan, Jennifer Damiano and Andy Mientus to lead benefit reading of Becky Shaw for The Actors Fund, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 12, 2020
Today's top stories: Six officially opens, Flying Over Sunset begins previews, and more!
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 22, 2021
He may be Manhattan's leading multi-hyphenate, but on June 30th Michael Kushner will take off all the other hats in favor of his ACTOR hat, when he spends an hour or so celebrating Gay Pride with his Pride playlist at 54 Below.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2021
Theatre By The Sea's owner and producer Bill Hanney, who recently announced the return of entertainment at the historic seaside playhouse, has announced the addition of three new concerts.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 15, 2021
Nicole Spano played a good show for MetropolitanZoom on June 10th and Broadway World Cabaret's newest team member was mightily impressed.
by Bobby Patrick - Jul 24, 2021
She may not be from Disney, but Christy Altomare is a real princess, as she showed this week at 54 Below.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 23, 2020
For the 108th Kritzerland show, it's a tribute to one of the most beloved songwriting teams in Broadway history, Kander and Ebb. The music and lyrics of John Kander and Fred Ebb have been delighting people since their Broadway debut, Flora, the Red Menace, which began their long association with Liza Minnelli.
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2021
'I haven't sung in three years!' said Liza Minnelli to an adoring crowd at Feinstein's at Vitello's. The living legend stopped by the famed LA supperclub last week, where she performed on stage with Michael Feinstein himself. Watch below as she sings the Gershwin classic- 'Embraceable You.'
by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2021
The film will reportedly begin following the death of Minnelli's mother, Judy Garland. It will then follow Minnelli on her rise to fame, beginning in the 1970s, and chronicling her various accolades, including an Oscar for best actress (Cabaret), an Emmy for best TV special (Liza with a Z), and a Tony for best actress in a musical (The Act). 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 16, 2021
Ms. Luther, who appeared in Evita at Theatre By The Sea in 2008, returns with a brand new solo concert. Ms. Robbins & Ms. Swindal, (who appeared in Theatre By The Sea productions of Mary Poppins and Spamalot), will be presenting their latest show We Just Move On! - The Songs of Kander and Ebb.
by Peter Nason - Jul 11, 2021
It's one hell of a moving, thrilling, never-want-it-to-end evening of theatre!
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 7, 2020
Broadway's Eden Espinosa (Wicked, Rent, Falsettos) will present her new solo show 'Unplugged & Unplanned' for a month-long residency at NYC venue The Green Room 42 with four performances between Sunday, February 9 and Friday, February 28.
by Linnae Medeiros - Jan 28, 2020
As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's classic musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is returning to New York in a special concert presentation from Manhattan Concert Productions on February 17th at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall! In celebration of the highly-anticipated production, we're giving you a guide to the star-studded cast, including Noah Galvin, Alex Newell, Jessica Vosk, Andy Karl, and so many more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 16, 2020
If It Only Even Runs A Minute Celebrates The Underappreciated Musicals of Hal Prince is the 18th edition of the Bistro Award-winning series of rare songs, behind-the-scenes tales, and inspiring photos from underappreciated Broadway and off-Broadway musicals-and its first with a theme!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 4, 2020
Stage and screen legend Liza Minnelli is ready for her next acting gig! In a recent interview with Variety, she chatting about wanting to act again. What will her next project be? 'Whatever comes up. I've always been like that,' she responded.
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 26, 2020
THE GREEN ROOM 42 - the new intimate concert venue dubbed Broadway's 'off-night hotspot' by The New York Times - has announced that Broadway's Eden Espinosa (Wicked, Rent, Falsettos) will extend her acclaimed solo residency 'Unplugged & Unplanned' for three more shows due to popular demand. Originally scheduled to run through Friday, February 28, performances have been added on Friday, March 6 at 9:30 PM; Sunday, March 15 at 7:00 PM; and Sunday, March 22 at 9:30 PM. Inspired by the energy of the new decade, Espinosa is shaking things up to try something she's never done before: a laid-back evening of intimate dialogue, taking requests, special guests, spontaneous moments and off-the-cuff stories. Featuring selections from both of her albums, Broadway hits, pop covers, songs she's never sung before and more, 'Unplugged & Unplanned' delivers a different experience at every performance.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 23, 2021
Get ready to 'sing happy' as hosts Bobby Traversa and Kristina Miller-Weston discuss 1965's 'Flora, The Red Menace' on episode four of new Broadway podcast My Favorite Flop! 'Flora, The Red Menace' tells the story of aspiring artist Flora Meszaros and her struggle to balance love, communism, and self-worth during Depression-era NYC.
by Caroline Cronin - Feb 17, 2020
Lucie Jones has certainly earned her musical theatre stripes in the past few years. Stints in Rent, Legally Blonde, and more recently Waitress, have cemented her as one of our most accomplished musical theatre actresses. And last night during Lucie Jones Live at the Adelphi, as theatreland came together to celebrate her talents, Jones showcased her authentic self and it was a delight to witness.
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 8, 2020
Need a new Broadway diversion to get you through the day? Check back today at 5pm to watch as BroadwayWorld's Spencer Glass broadcasts a very special episode of It's The Day of the Show Y'all LIVE! Which little-known musical theatre treasure will he uncover? Today is all about Flora the Red Menace!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 4, 2019
The Fred Ebb Foundation (Mitchell S. Bernard, Trustee) in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) presented the fifteenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Angela Sclafani & Benjamin Velez. The award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, was presented by Kate Baldwin on Monday, December 2nd from 6-8pm at a by-invitation-only ceremony in the Penthouse Lounge of The American Airlines Theater.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 17, 2019
Manhattan Concert Productions has announced that Eden Espinosa, Alex Newell, and Jessica Vosk will share the role of a?oeNarratora?? in the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center on February 17, 2020 at 8:00 pm. Espinosa, Newell, and Vosk join previously announced Noah Galvin (Joseph), Michael Arden (Stage Director) and Stephen Oremus (Music Director) in leading this one-night-only performance, featuring a chorus of over 300 singers from across the United States, professional cast and creative team, and the New York City Chamber Orchestra.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Aug 21, 2020
We've already received many submissions for our Next on Stage: Dance Edition competition! Check out some of our contestants and make sure to enter your audition before the August 30 deadline!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2021
The Fred Ebb Foundation in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company announced today that applications for the seventeenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters are now available. Applications will be accepted from June 1 - June 30, 2021. The winner will be selected in November of 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 16, 2020
Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern have announced 'The VT Show,' a weekly online series featuring Vineyard artists sharing conversation, insight and material from celebrated Vineyard productions as well as work in development for future seasons, Tuesdays at 5:00pm.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 1, 2021
The Town Hall's signature series in association with New Jersey Performing Arts Center, present Broadway by the Year, takes a 'Pandemic Pivot,' going both virtual and national. In its legendary 20-year history, it has featured everyone from Robert Goulet to Santino Fontana and from Jessie Mueller to Tonya Pinkins.