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Godspell - 1976 - Broadway

Based upon The Gospel According to St. Matthew

The story of Jesus told in a whimsical, sweet rock musical.


Ambassador Theatre

(New York, NY)
219 W. 49th St.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 9, 2021
Check out the current list of Equity-approved theatres, sorted by state, as well as any upcoming events they may have planned.
by BWW Staff - Jan 5, 2021
Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2021
On this day, we're wishing a very Happy Birthday to Broadway veteran, Telly Leung!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2021
This week's Theater Stories features The Circle in the Square Theatre! Learn about the Circle in the Square Theatre School, the 2019 Tony-winning revival of Oklahoma!, the show that was most recently set to be performed in the theatre, American Buffalo, and much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2021
ODSPELL replaces the company's previously announced production of Beauty and the Beast, which will now be part of the Garden’s 2021-2022 season.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2021
Singer/songwriter Lisa St. Lou releases “I've Seen The Light” today, a powerful anthem steeped in New Orleans soul and Lisa's own gospel roots.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2021
Actor Bruce Sabath (Company, Cagney,  Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish) celebrated the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris by producing an uplifting music video of the song 'Beautiful City' from the Stephen Schwartz musical Godspell.  The video features Sabath in locations around New York. Also featured are photographs of New York City, submitted by Sabath's colleagues and fans, who responded to a mention of the project on social media.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021
 In his non-profit film, All for the Best: How to Make a Musical During a Global Pandemic, independent filmmaker Jesse Kretsinger tells the story of how Little Falls Summer Musical rehearsed and performed the summer 2020 production of Godspell – outdoors and socially distanced.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2021
Join Morgan James and her husband, guitarist Doug Wamble, for a virtual performance on Friday, February 12, 2021 at 8pm.  The duo will perform live from their home studio as they celebrate the one-year anniversary of her album 'Memphis Magnetic.' They will play some of their favorite songs off the album as well as classic covers.
by Student Blogger: Emily Brooks - Jan 18, 2021
It was 2020 -- the year of zoom teaching – that showed me that such work would be a part of my career not just to make ends meet, but to fulfill a deep love for the practice of theatre teaching itself. 
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jan 17, 2021
Watch as he chats with 2020 Tony nominee (for Slave Play) Joaquina Kalukango, who stars in Regina King and Kemp Powers' One Night in Miami. The film is available to stream on Prime Video starting today, January 15.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2021
Today we're wishing a very Happy Birthday to comedy legend, Andrea Martin!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 15, 2021
Today's top stories: Alex Brightman discusses his recent episode of Law and Order: SVU, the upcoming musical Matilda film finds its stars in Alisha Weir and Emma Thompson, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2021
Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) for Game Night!  Plus join in the fun for Andrea Martin's birthday!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2021
Drew Gasparini is launching a new podcast Now We’re Talking with Drew Gasparini. The podcast will release the first three episodes of the series on Friday, January 15th, with guests Alex Brightman (Beetlejuice), Kathryn Gallagher (Jagged Little Pill), and Colton Ryan (of the Apple TV+ series Little Voice).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2021
Florida Repertory Theatre has announced the opening of 'Godspell, ' the classic Off-Broadway musical sensation as part of its ongoing Outdoor Theatre Series.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2020
If you're looking for some extra crazy this holiday season, look no further than Advent Carolndar, the absurd musical comedy advent calendar created by Julia Mattison and Joel Waggoner.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2020
Sydney-siders and critics have embraced the return to theatres with Sydney's unforgettable summer hit musical, the high-flying, death-defying hit Broadway musical PIPPIN receiving huge acclaim by critics and audiences alike. The first large scale musical theatre production to open in Australia since COVID-19 led to theatres closing down in March, PIPPIN plays exclusively at the Sydney Lyric at The Star for a limited season.
by Fiona Scott - Dec 8, 2020
Unlimited: The Songs of Stephen Schwartz is the first in a series of Reunited concert performances developed by Aimie Atkinson, Creative Producer of Thespie, an online platform specialising in theatre and live performance.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 5, 2020
Check out the current list of Equity-approved theatres, sorted by state, as well as any upcoming events they may have planned.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2020
The Episcopal Actors' Guild (EAG) and the House of the Redeemer are proud to present a joint holiday party with music and a reading of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, followed by the singing of carols and a virtual reception.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2020
The Talkback is a series of in-depth conversations with some of the biggest and hottest names on Broadway, as well as a few folks in the casting and management industries.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2020
Australian stage and screen star Kerri-Anne Kennerley was hospitalized after falling 4.5 meters from a trapeze during a performance in Pippin in Sydney.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2020
We're looking back at some of the biggest theater moments of 2020 that defined a year of on-stage and virtual triumphs.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2020
Alex Brightman is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before his show on Sunday!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 30, 2020
On New Year's Eve, PBS will air the musical special 'United in Song: Celebrating the Resilience of America.' BroadwayWorld had the pleasure of speaking with Broadway's own Brian Stokes Mitchell, who performs 'Make Them Hear You' and 'Wheels of a Dream' from 'Ragtime' as part of the special. He told us about recording in a pandemic, recovering from COVID-19, and his work as chairman of The Actors Fund.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2020
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, December 26-27, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2020
On December 31 at 7 pm ET, 92Y will ring in 2021 with the streaming premiere An 80th Birthday Celebration of Songwriter Mike Stoller, a Lyrics & Lyricists Special Event from 2013. This magical concert will be released for the first time and available for free to audiences beyond the 900 people who packed the concert hall that night. 
by Stephi Wild - Dec 22, 2020
Today's top stories: the Palace Theatre will be raised in mid-2021, BroadwayHD will stream the Godspell 50th anniversary concert, watch Adam Pascal sing a Les Miserables medley, and more!
by Stage Tube - Dec 22, 2020
This year, to save us from tears, Broadway favorites Lea Salonga and Telly Leung have joined forces to deliver a special Christmas treat. Watch as they perform a virtual duet of Wham!'s Christmas classic, 'Last Christmas.'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2020
With theatres unable to operate under most tier restrictions, Thomas Hopkins and Michael Quinn of Ginger Quiff Media, the producers behind We Need A Little Christmas with Dame Maureen Lipman which is currently running on Stream.Theatre, remain committed to ensuring we get our culture fix online. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2020
BroadwayHD will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Godspell with a stream of the award-winning digital concert that premiered online this summer.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2020
Niceness makes the world-go-round and The Nice List is keeping the world going this holiday season. 'The Nice List' is an original 45-minute holiday family musical with 6 original songs conceived for the Zoom Era, now available in time for the holidays.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2020
New York City’s Out of the Box Theatrics has announced its 2021 Season, including the previously announced virtual production of The Last Five Years and the long-awaited return of the company’s site-specific production of Baby, as well as a virtual benefit for Black History Month, a residency in partnership with New Hampshire’s Weathervane Theatre, and a new work festival. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2020
The pandemic has not stopped the producers of the hit holiday musical Black Nativity from bringing their production to audiences around the world. Black Nativity: A Gospel Christmas Musical Experience is known for sold out performances in Atlanta, and cities in the southeast, will return this year as a streamed theatrical concertized performance.
by Student Blogger: Kyle Morales - Dec 15, 2020
All of this babble of Godspell reminded me of the 2011 Broadway revival, which played at the Circle in the Square Theatre from 2011-2012.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2020
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, December 12-13, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2020
Deadline has reported that playwright and performer Hannah Benitez has signed with Verve. Benitez's most recent play, GringoLandia, was included on the 2020 Kilroy List.