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Ethel Barrymore Theatre (New York, NY)
243 West 47th St. Seating Chart

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Mondays and Thursdays at 7pm
Wednesdays at 2pm
Fridays at 8pm
Saturdays at 2pm and 8pm
Sundays at 2pm and 7pm

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Stephen Schwartz's much-loved musical celebrating the life and teachings of Jesus returns to Broadway.

The Gospel according to St. Matthew, 1970s style. As Jesus taught with parables and storytelling Godspell utilizes clowning, pantomime, charades, acrobatics and vaudeville to tell the story of Christ's passion. Familiar songs include "Day by Day," "Turn Back, O Man" and "Bless the Lord."


BE MORE CHILL Ends its Off-Broadway Run Today, September 30
by Stephanie Wild - Sep 30, 2018

After extending its run, Be More Chill is closing off-Broadway today, September 30. The show recently announced that it will begin a run on Broadway at the Lyceum Theater on February 13, 2019. (more...)

Hannah Elless And Christina DeCicco Join SCRELTON MCNODES At 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

After his runaway hit 2018 debut, meta comedy sensation Screlton McNodes brings his darkly hilarious show to 54 Below joined by Broadway artists Hannah Elless and Christina DeCicco. (more...)

Laura Osnes & Tony Yazbeck, Kate Baldwin, and More to Take the Stage at Feinstein's/54 Below in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Next month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

BWW Interview: Noah Taylor, Director of GODSPELL at Easley Foothills Playhouse
by Neil Shurley - Sep 27, 2018

'Godspell helps us experience Jesus's message of love in a new and powerful way by telling his story through a completely unique lens.' (more...)

Ben Lohrberg Presents DREAM WITH ME At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Ben Lohrberg's New York and Feinstein's/54 Below cabaret debut in Dream with Me. With his charming wit and "powerful, yet sweet vibrato" (Revue West Michigan), Ben sings the music of Leonard Bernstein, Jeff Buckley, Harry Nilsson, Stephen Sondheim, and many others to create a rich tapestry of dreams sure to ease your mind and melt your heart. (more...)

Jared Gertner And Rory O'Malley Join Benefit Reading of YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Broadway stars Jared Gertner and Rory O'Malley have joined the previously announced Skylar Astin, Barrett Foa, Carly Hughes, and Tracie Thoms for a one night only concert/staged reading of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown that will benefit PAWS/LA, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit agency serving people and pets in need now celebrating its 30th Anniversary. With book, music, and lyrics by Clark Gesner and directed by Randy Brenner, the musical director is Jake Anthony and Andrew Carlberg serves as producer.  (more...)

Thursday 5(+1): Six Gentlemen From the Nashville Premiere of THE BOYS IN THE BAND
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 27, 2018

It's the day of the show, y'all: The Nashville premiere of Mart Crowley's The Boys in the Band is tonight - at The Barbershop Theatre, 4003 Indiana Avenue in The Nations - and six of the actors portraying Crowley's now-iconic characters took time from tech week to answer questions about their processes and to offer their reasons for why you should come see the show. (more...)

VIDEO: THE FANTASTICKS at ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at THE FANTASTICKS at ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival! Check out the photos below! (more...)

Wicked Will Celebrate 12th Birthday On The West End Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical sensation that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, will celebrate its landmark 12th birthday tomorrow (27 September 2018) at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre, where the "hugely popular show" (The Times) continues an open-ended run. (more...)

VIDEO: Casts of THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS and SISTAS: THE MUSICAL Sing the National Anthem at Yankee Stadium
by Stage Tube - Sep 26, 2018

The casts (and their alumni) of Off-Broadway's long-running hits THIS ONE'S FOR THE GIRLS and SISTAS: THE MUSICAL were selected to perform the National Anthem for the New York Yankees home game vs. the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium last Wednesday. As seen in this video of the performance simulcast on the stadium's jumbotron, the ladies really hit this one out of the park! And, of course, the Yankees won the game. (more...)

Collegiate Theatrics: Lipscomb University's BROOKE BETHEL
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 26, 2018

For Brooke Bethel, now enrolled at Nashville's David Lipscomb University, the road to becoming an actor - or, more to the point, majoring in theatre in college - has taken a circuitous route since her childhood in northwestern Idaho. (more...)

BWW Interview: STRANGER THINGS' Cynthia Barrett Talks Aurora's BE HERE NOW, Finding Artistic Home in Atlanta, and More
by Sally Henry - Sep 25, 2018

You may remember her as Barb's mom from STRANGER THINGS, but while we're waiting for the next chapter in that series, Cynthia Barrett is appearing live at the Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE FANTASTICKS at ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at THE FANTASTICKS at ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival! Check out the photos below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 24, 2018
by - Sep 24, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

MEDICINE THE MUSICAL Will Make Its World Premiere This November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

MEDICINE THE MUSICAL, a new musical written by Michael Ehrenreich and directed by Joey Murray, will be making its world premiere in a limited engagement run on Saturday, November 3rd thru Sunday, November 18th at HERE Arts Center (145 Sixth Ave), in the Mainstage Theater. The production features original music with lyrics and composition by Mr. Ehrenreich with musical direction by Nick Wilders. www.medicinethemusical.com (more...)

THE JONATHAN LARSON PROJECT, MUSEMATCH XII, and STRANGER SINGS This Week at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

This week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Now for MEDICINE THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

Tickets are now on sale for MEDICINE THE MUSICAL, a new musical written by Michael Ehrenreich and directed by Joey Murray, that will make its world premiere in a limited engagement run on Saturday, November 3rd (more...)

St. Bart's Players To Present GODSPELL In November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

Closing out its 91st season, the St. Bart's Players, Manhattan's longest-running community theater group, will present Godspell, opening Thursday, November 8th at St. Bartholomew's Church (325 Park Avenue.) With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by John Michael Tebelak, Godspell is adapted from the Gospel of Matthew and features a parade of beloved songs, led by the international hit, 'Day by Day.' The Players will be returning to perform in the cathedral at St. Bart's - the perfect venue to capture Godspell's true essence. (more...)

BWW Review: GUADALUPE The Musical Is A Hearty Musical Treat
by Jared Echevarria - Oct 8, 2018

It has been a very busy theater season in Manila. The past months saw the premiere of productions offering different and often intriguing facets of life, which naturally would solicit interest into the prying eyes of the theater-going public. With so much theater goings-on, 'Guadalupe The Musical' stands tall as a beloved reminder of the nation's historical devotion and adherence to 'popular religiosity.' (more...)

SAVE THE DATE: Nashville Theater Calendar for October 8, 2018
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 8, 2018

Looking into the future, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for October 1, 2018, to help you plot your course through the end of the year... (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Skylight Music Theatre 's PIPPIN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Skylight Music Theatre Artistic's Pippin, running September 21 through October 7 in Skylight's beautiful Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. Check out the video below! (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE Extends at Theatre Horizon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

With a jubilant, Grammy Award-winning score including jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, THE COLOR PURPLE has become Theatre Horizon's hottest selling ticket. Now, this regional premiere production will be the earliest extension in the company's history! Theatre Horizon is proud to announce that the musical will now run from November 8, 2018 through December 16, 2018. It is the first ever six-week run for the professional theatre company located in Norristown, PA. (more...)

Wayne Sleep Dances Into Cambridge For This Year¹s Family Pantomime ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

World-renowned ballet dancer, choreographer and TV personality Wayne Sleep OBE will lead the cast of its 2018 family pantomime, Aladdin, in the role of Abanazar from 29 November to 6 January 2019. (more...)

Telly Leung Will Take Final Bow in ALADDIN in February
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

It's time to get off of the magic carpet! Telly Leung, who stepped into the title role in Aladdin last June, has just announced that he will depart the production early next year. (more...)

YouTube Star And AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Finalist Stacey Kay Comes Home To Cambridge For Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

With a powerhouse voice and spitfire rap skills, Stacey Kay is fast-becoming the next big thing in pop music - and she's ready to "show you what she's got!" The YouTube sensation and America's Got Talent finalist will come home to Cambridge for a one-night-only concert event on Thursday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge. (more...)

ON YOUR FEET! Comes To The Paramount Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

KeyBank Broadway at The Paramount is pleased to announce that the Seattle engagement of the hit Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! - based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY Award winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY Award winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan - stars Cuban-American Broadway actress Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan, and acclaimed Puerto Rican performer Ektor Rivera - winner of the Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony and Simon Fuller reality series 'Q'Viva! The Chosen' - as Emilio Estefan. (more...)

Ethan Slater, Drew Gehling & More Perform The Music & Lyrics Of Drew Gasparini At 54 Below Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present RAISE A GLASS: THE MUSIC & LYRICS OF DREW GASPARINI on Thursday, October 4th at 9:30pm to a SOLD OUT audience.  The cast features 2018 Tony nominee Ethan Slater (SpongeBob SquarePants), Kathryn Gallagher (Jagged Little Pill), Drew Gehling (Waitress, Dave), Gizel Jimenez (Avenue Q, Miss You Like Hell), Ben Fankhauser (Newsies), and Andrew Kober (Twelfth Night), among others.  (more...)

Krysta Rodriguez And Andy Mientus Join I Put A Spell On You: The Return Of The Sanderson Sisters at (Le) Poisson Rouge
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

SMASH stars Krysta Rodriguez and Andy Mientus will reunite in the 'Hocus Pocus Focused" Halloween Bash! The Sanderson Sisters are back from the dead, and NO ONE wants to miss their return! (more...)

Telly Leung to Debut New Concert SING HAPPY at Birdland in November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

TELLY LEUNG - currently starring as the title role in Disney's Aladdin on Broadway - will return to the "Broadway at Birdland" concert series to premiere his new show "Sing Happy" at Birldand Jazz Club (more...)

DEAR PROSPECTIVE STUDENT to Receive Industry Concert Reading At The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

An industry concert reading of Dear Prospective Student will be held on Tuesday, October 23rd at 7 PM at The Green Room 42 on the 4th floor of Yotel NYC. Dear Prospective Student is a new musical with book by Caryn Robbins, and Music & Lyrics by Michael Hicks. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Rachel Zampelli
by Elliot Lanes - Oct 2, 2018

Today's subject Rachel Zampelli has been living quite the theater life over the years. You most likely have seen her around town in productions that range from classics and modern plays to musicals. She can currently be seen at Signature Theatre in the two-character play Heisenberg playing opposite Michael Russotto. The production runs through November 11th in Signature's Ark space. (more...)

Dublin To The Desert! The McCallum Theatre Brings PBS-TV's Biggest Concert Sensation CELTIC THUNDER To The Coachella Valley
by David Green - Oct 16, 2018

The McCallum Theatre presents Celtic Thunder on Friday, November 16, at 8:00pm. The Celtic Thunder X tour is the show's 12th tour of the U.S. and Canada since Celtic Thunder's debut in 2008. The airing of their first Public Television special came that same year and Celtic Thunder has consistently remained one of the most popular musical shows for PBS stations throughout the United States. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of SEUSSICAL at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

This November, Marc Pickering (Boardwalk Empire, HBO; Les Miserables, Universal Pictures; Sleepy Hollow, Paramount Pictures) will star as the mischievous Cat in the Hat in Immersion Theatre's larger-than-life musical extravaganza, Seussical the Musical. He is joined by Scott Paige (Eugenius, The Other Palace; The Addams Family, UK/Asia Tour; Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, UK Tour/West Yorkshire Playhouse) as the warm-hearted Horton the Elephant and Amy Perry (Bananaman, Southwark Playhouse, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Adelphi Theatre; Sweet Charity, Cadogan Hall) as the humble Gertrude McFuzz in this high-energy production for 'thinkers' of all ages. (more...)

Birdland Announces November 2018 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Joshua Henry to Receive Distinguished Alumni Award at 'Broadway at Frost'
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Joshua Henry, a three time Tony award nominee, most recently in 2018 for his role in Carousel,  will receive the Frost Distinguished Alumnus Award at the October 15th Frost Music Live concert  "Broadway at Frost."   (more...)

Kate Baldwin, Lindsay Mendez and More Lead the Week at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Ben Fankhauser Will Lead Starring Buffalo's HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Broadway's Ben Fankhauser (Newsies, Spring Awakening - Tour) will play Quasimodo in Starring Buffalo's upcoming concerts of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, joining previously announced cast members Dan'yelle Williamson (Memphis, Rocky the Musical) as Esmeralda, Jonah Platt (Wicked, Jesus Christ Superstar - Live) as Phoebus, Devin Ilaw (Les Miserables, Miss Saigon) as Clopin, and Keith Ersing (Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's Fiddler on The Roof) as Frollo. They will team with celebrated Buffalo actors Leah Berst, Charmagne Chi, Arianne Davidow, Matthew Iwanski-Jackson, Dudney Joseph, Ben Michael Moran, Katy Miner, Raphael Santos, and over 100 other contributing Western New York professional and student artists to create an unforgettable theatrical experience. (more...)

Judy Kuhn and More Will Lead Menier Chocolate Factory's Revival Of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces principal company for its major revival of one of the world's most-beloved musicals of all time, Fiddler on the Roof, in a new staging by Trevor Nunn. Joining the previously announced Andy Nyman (Tevye) is Judy Kuhn as Golde, with Harriet Bunton (Hodel), Dermot Canavan (Lazar Wolf), Stewart Clarke (Perchik), Matt Corner (Fyedka), Joshua Gannon (Motel), Louise Gold (Yente), Kirsty MacLaren (Chava) and Molly Osborne (Tzeitel). (more...)

SAVE THE DATE: Nashville Theater Calendar for October 15, 2018
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 14, 2018

Looking into the future, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for October 1, 2018, to help you plot your course through the end of the year... (more...)

Lindsay Mendez Joins Bryan Perri In Ridgefield On November 30th
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

ACT (A Contemporary Theater) of Connecticut is thrilled to announce that 2018 TONY Award winner Lindsay Mendez, recent star of the Broadway revival of Carousel, will join ACT's Resident Music Supervisor, Bryan Perri, on November 30, 2018 in the next performance of the Broadway Unplugged Series! (more...)

Norbert Leo Butz, Jessie Mueller, Aaron Tveit, Mariska Hargitay, and More Support Survivors of Sexual Violence at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

The Angel Band Project presents, 'An Evening with Norbert Leo Butz & Friends - A Benefit to Support Survivors of Sexual Violence', Monday, November 12, 2018 at 54 Below, 254 West 54th Street, New York City, NY, two-sets, 7:00pm and 10pm. This one-night only event will be hosted by Mariska Hargitay (more...)

Sara Jean Ford Joins SCRELTON MCNODES Cast At 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

After his runaway hit 2018 debut, meta comedy sensation Screlton McNodes brings his darkly hilarious show to 54 Below joined by Broadway artists Sara Jean Ford, Hannah Elless and Christina DeCicco.   (more...)

George Takei's ALLEGIANCE to Return to Cinemas This Fall
by TV News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

In its annual return to screens around the anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day, Fathom Events is bringing George Takei's ("Star Trek," "Heroes") moving Broadway musical "Allegiance," also starring Tony Award® winner Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon, Mulan) and Telly Leung (Godspell, "Glee"), back to cinemas nationwide for an encore event on December 11. In addition to the film of the original Broadway production, Fathom Events is premiering a new documentary, "Allegiance to Broadway: The Dream. The Story. The Journey of A Musical," by director/filmmaker Greg Vander Veer on December 4, which gives audiences an in-depth look into the making of "Allegiance". (more...)

New Documentary ALLEGIANCE TO BROADWAY to Precede ALLEGIANCE in Cinemas
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

"Allegiance" returns to cinemas nationwide for an encore event on December 11. In addition to the film of the original Broadway production, Fathom Events is premiering a new documentary, "Allegiance to Broadway: The Dream. The Story. The Journey of A Musical," by director/filmmaker Greg Vander Veer on December 4, which gives audiences an in-depth look into the making of "Allegiance". (more...)

Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young Star in Industry Reading of HIT HER WITH THE SKATES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

American Idols and real-life couple, Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young we be part of a special industry presentation of the upcoming musical, HIT HER WITH THE SKATES, by Christine Rea & Rick Briskin, directed by Michael Schiralli, on Tuesday, October 16 at 4:30pm at Bowlmore Times Square / POP Room. (more...)

Candlelight Dinner Playhouse Presents SCROOGE! THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

A favorite Candlelight Holiday tradition returns! This festive musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel is a tale that has charmed generations with its tribute to the magic of the Christmas spirit. When miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by ghosts of the past, present and future on Christmas Eve, he is threatened with a bitter and lonely future or offered redemption if he changes his selfish ways. The ghosts take Scrooge on a journey through his life and teach him the real meaning of Christmas along the way. Featuring hit songs such as "Thank You Very Much" and "I Hate People." (more...)

CSUF Announces Fall Musical CHILDREN OF EDEN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Cal State Fullerton's Fall musical is the warm-hearted family play "Children of Eden" featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, (creator of the Tony-Award winning "Wicked," "Pippin" and "Godspell") with a book by John Caird. The production is directed by professional director and actor Rufus Bonds, Jr. with musical direction by David Lamoureaux and choreography by William F. Lett, running October 26-November 11 in the Little Theatre on campus. "Children of Eden" is a musical telling of the inspirational stories of "Adam and Eve," "Noah and the Ark" and other stories from the "Book of Genesis." (more...)

GOOD GRIEF Begins Previews Tomorrow At Vineyard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

The New York premiere of Ngozi Anyanwu's GOOD GRIEF, directed by Awoye Timpo, will begin performances the Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) on Thursday, October 11.  Opening night is set for Tuesday, October 30th. (more...)

CURTAINS: The Musical Comedy Whodunit Opens At Music Mountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Musical Comedy and Murder have never been funnier together! From the creators of Cabaret and Chicago, Curtains: The Musical Comedy Whodunit, opens at Music Mountain Theatre on Friday, October 5. This hysterical, but not often performed, show was chosen to be part of MMT's second season by audience members in a contest held during the theatre's first season. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Patti Mariano
by Behind the Curtain - Oct 1, 2018

She held one of Seventy-Six trombones, she heard about Hugo and Kim during The Telephone Hour, and she got to Sail Away with Elaine Stritch. She is Patti Mariano one of the Golden Age's busiest child actors having appeared in the original productions of The Music Man, Bye Bye Birdie, Sail Away, I Had A Ball, George M, Godspell, Rags, The Full Monty, and the 2001 production of 42nd Street.  (more...)

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