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Good News is a musical with a book by Laurence Schwab and B.G. DeSylva, lyrics by DeSylva and Lew Brown, and music by Ray Henderson. The story is set in the Roaring Twenties at Tait College, where football star Tom Marlowe falls in love with studious Connie Lane, who is tutoring him so he can pass astronomy and be eligible to play in the big game.

Closing: November 12, 2005

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by Herbert Paine - Sep 30, 2022
After two decades of investment and evolution, Phoenix regional theatre is in ascendance. Herb Paine, BroadwayWorld's Senior Contributing Editor for the area, explains why.
by Review Roundups - Sep 26, 2022
The Griswolds' Broadway Vacation celebrated opening night at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre on September 22, 2022, and is now on stage through October 2, 2022. The production stars Hunter Foster as Clark Griswold and Megan Reinking as Ellen Griswold.
by Jay Irwin - Sep 23, 2022
The Griswolds’ have been to Wally World, they’ve visited family for Christmas, and they’ve nearly destroyed Europe on their vacations. And now, they’ve loaded up the Wagon Queen Family Truckster and are hitting Broadway in the new musical at the 5th Avenue Theatre, “The Griswolds’ Broadway Vacation”. Are the Griswolds ready for Broadway? No. And by the Griswolds’ I mean the characters as well as this show. But just like the Griswolds the show does grow and with a little bit of work (or a lot of work) they and it just might make it on the Great White Way.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2022
Santa Monica (September 20, 2022) - The Realm Company founded by bicoastal dancer, choreographer, singer and actor Chasen Greenwood will be performing in the So Cal Ballet Scene this upcoming Saturday, September 24, at the Robert Moore Theater on Arlington Drive in COSTA MESA. Tickets are $25-35.
by Herbert Paine - Oct 9, 2022
The joyful frolics of MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT are on stage in full armor at Arizona Broadway Theatre through November 5th.
by DC Felton - Oct 8, 2022
After announcing it as part of its 2019-2020 season, Des Moines Performing Arts is finally able to bring another of its pre- covid shows to the stage. This time is the return of the raunchy but amusing 'The Book of Mormon.' In its fourth stop on its new tour, the show took to the Civic Center stage on October 7, and those in attendance were happy to welcome the tour to Des Moines.
by Bobby Patrick - Oct 7, 2022
Singing from FUNNY GIRL - and that’s what Martha proved herself to be, throughout her show, by presenting novelty numbers THE PREGNANCY SONG and YOLANDA AT THE BOTTOM OF THE STAIRS - a funny girl...
by Stephi Wild - Oct 5, 2022
The UK's quick-thinking queen of ventriloquism and British Comedy Award winner NINA CONTI brings her widely-acclaimed and truly unique show to New York's off-Broadway, direct from sell-out seasons in London's West End and Edinburgh Festival.
by Gary Naylor - Oct 26, 2022
A show full of good songs, fine singing and engaging characters doesn't quite live up to the sum of its parts
by Michael Major - Oct 25, 2022
The New York comedian delights HBO audiences with his first standalone “Entre Nos” special. Lara explores the lessons learned during the pandemic, including common problems of New Yorkers during travel, and offers some essential advice to avoid risky dating experiences. Watch the new video trailer now!
by Ron Bierman - Oct 20, 2022
On this storm-threatened evening, Symphony CEO Martha Gilmer was clad in a yellow rain-slicker worthy of a bout with a North Atlantic gale as she told a surprisingly full outdoor-amphitheater audience, 'Now I know how much you love your San Diego Symphony!' She went on to explain a late change in conductors. Principal Guest Conductor Edo de Waart, at the age of 81, was beginning to feel the effects of travel, and they'd agreed he would conduct the concert's second half, John Lidfors the first. After that announcement, she introduced a video of the always entertaining and informative Nuvi Mehta who gave a brief description of the flood of marvelous melodies to follow.
by Herbert Paine - Oct 19, 2022
The riveting machinations of Frederick Knott's WAIT UNTIL DARK are well-captured in Hale Centre Theatre's production, directed by Jim Roehr and featuring a convincing performance by Juli Buehrle as Susy. The show runs through November 22nd.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2022
Hennepin Theatre Trust has redeemed the bonds issued by the City of Minneapolis for the Orpheum, State and Pantages theatres, completing—13 years ahead of the schedule—the City's original vision for the restoration and activation of the theatres. By redeeming the bonds, Hennepin Theatre Trust has completed the lease with the City and is now poised to accelerate its work as a major performing arts center in rejuvenating and driving the vitality of the Hennepin Theatre District in downtown Minneapolis.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2022
Josh Mostel and Richard Masur who recently joined the cast of Ed. Weinberger’s critically acclaimed Off-Broadway comedy Two Jews, Talking, directed by Dan Wackerman at Theatre at St. Clement’s (423 West 46th Street – between 9th & 10th Avenues) will keep talking through 2022 with an expanded holiday performance schedule.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2022
Multi-award-winning comedian Harry Hill has today added an extra seven dates to his critically acclaimed live tour, Pedigree Fun for January 2023. Harry will be visiting Croydon, Peterborough, Cambridge, Weymouth,  Loughborough, St Albans  and Shrewsbury.
by Michael Major - Nov 29, 2022
Following her Emmy nomination for voicing the Queen of Hearts, Eden Espinosa is back with more singing, laughing, and baking in new episodes of Alice's Wonderland Bakery! We caught up with Espinosa to discuss her Emmy nomination, going from acting onstage to being alone in the recording booth, and the Broadway future of the musical Lempicka.
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 19, 2022
The first album from producer Robbie Rozelle checks all the boxes.
by Michael Major - Nov 17, 2022
LA-based alternative singer-songwriter Jane., the musical moniker of Paraj Jain, announces his ethereal EP, Celeste, due out March 31, 2023 and available for pre-order now via Good News Only. Alongside the announcement, Jane. shares the first taste of the project, 'Sun In My Eyes,' out now with its accompanying lyric video.
by Team BWW - Nov 16, 2022
You have just two months left to catch the reigning Best Musical of 2022! A STRANGE LOOP, the most celebrated new musical of the year, is set to play its final Broadway performance on January 15. 2023.
by Michael Major - Nov 16, 2022
NYC-based, New Zealand-bred rocker Miriam Clancy has released a second single from her upcoming album Black Heart, entitled “Head Like A Hole,” examining our digital codependency. Filmed by Winger Brothers, and edited by Miriam Clancy, the video for “Head Like A Hole” drew on inspiration from old Split Enz videos, Miriam's favourite.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2022
The Off-Broadway comedy Two Jews, Talking, by Ed. Weinberger, directed by Dan Wackerman, starring Josh Mostel and Richard Masur will play its final performance at Theatre at St. Clement’s on Sunday, November 27 at 3pm.
by Review Roundups - Nov 10, 2022
Kimberly Akimbo celebrates its opening night on Broadway tonight! Read the reviews.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2022
RED BULL THEATER has announced that Lesli Margherita, Simon Pearl, Michael Pilato, and Vaden Thurgood have been added to the cast of their one-night-only benefit performance of the hit 1968 rock musical Your Own Thing.
by Patrick Honoré - Jan 9, 2023
A new production of the classic musical for a limited run in Paris. Don't miss in
by Alex Freeman - Jan 9, 2023
how are things going regionally? This week, Cara Joy David takes a look at what bumpy waters might be ahead for these large regional companies. Additionally, stories of troubling trends on who is leaving the field - women of color, directors in the UK - and theaters adjusting their leadership models as they step into an unknown future.
by Bobby Patrick - Jan 8, 2023
Near the end of IN LOVE Mr. Jones sings a mash-up of Lerner & Lowe’s I'VE GROWN ACCUSTOMED TO HER FACE & GIGI, dedicated to his eight-year-old daughter that elicited sniffles as well as awwwwws from the crowd.
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 6, 2023
Which RuPaul's Drag Race stars have been on Broadway? Which drag queens have dreams of making in big in musical theatre? BroadwayWorld chatted with many of them about their big Broadway dreams!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 6, 2023
The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance has announced that Neal Gittleman, Artistic Director and Conductor of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, is on medical leave to recuperate from a surgical procedure. Associate Conductor Patrick Reynolds will conduct the orchestra throughout Gittleman's recovery. Gittleman is expected to return to the podium in early spring. 
by Alex Freeman - Jan 3, 2023
Early reports indicate that last week was a good one for Box Offices, and here’s a reminder that you can get up to date gross information on BroadwayWorld when the League releases their data. With the year coming to a close last week, Cara Joy David offers her thoughts on a few of the lessons learned from 2022.
by Michael Major - Jan 3, 2023
Hosted by Grammy winner Renée Fleming (filmed at the Gala Hispanic Theatre in Washington, DC) with Chris Jackson (filmed at the Triad Theater in New York City), PBS' third UNITED IN SONG included Mandy Gonzalez ('Everything's Coming Up Roses'), Matt Doyle ('One Song Glory'), Joaquina Kalukango ('Let It Burn'), and more. Watch the full video now!
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 24, 2023
Newly opened Steak Frites Bistro from Chef/Owner Adam Schop brings classic French fare, in an environment familiar to popular bistros found on the side streets of Paris to Hell’s Kitchen. The experience also includes a thoughtfully curated wine list and cocktail program to complement the cuisine.
by Alex Freeman - Jan 23, 2023
With more frequency, we are starting to see alliances of theaters come together across different regions to create a stronger entity. And that isn’t a surprising development. Given the rising costs within the industry, collaboration continues to be one of the best ways to keep those costs down.
by Cara Joy David - Jan 23, 2023
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the problems regional theaters are having attracting audiences. Unfortunately, there is no magic formula. Audience members I’ve spoken to on my trips to regionals have cited all kinds of reasons for being there.
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 19, 2023
The Lambs Club has long been renowned for fine dining and their Saturday and Sunday brunch service presents a wonderful meal.
by Michael Major - Jan 17, 2023
LA-based alternative singer-songwriter Jane., shares serene single 'Beach Inside.' After a string of dates supporting singer-songwriter Suki Waterhouse on tour and playing in Waterhouse's live band across the Western U.S., Jane. will complete the tour tonight in Salt Lake City, UT with tickets available now.
by Alex Freeman - Jan 17, 2023
A new labor agreement in the UK, multiple high profile departures, and the end of the streaming truce between AEA and SAG-AFTRA are the highlights of this week’s Industry Pro newsletter, which indicates an industry that is in the midst of roaring back and finding its footing.
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Jan 15, 2023
This month, the reader question was: 'Which Songs Have Appeared in Multiple Broadway Shows?'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2023
Alabama Shakespeare Festival will present Jubilee written by Tazewell Thompson with composer and lyricist Dianne Adams McDowell, Jan. 5 - 29 on the Festival Stage.
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 12, 2023
NYC Restaurant Week begins on January 17th and lasts for 4 exciting weeks until February 12th. And there’s more good news! Broadway Week, that offers 2 for 1 tickets is also scheduled for the exact same dates. Must-See Week is also on the NYC calendar!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 8, 2022
RED BULL THEATER will rediscover the hit 1968 musical Your Own Thing and to give it its the first New York presentation in decades with a star-studded cast lead by Eddie Cooper, Tony Award nominee Lilli Cooper, Tony Award-winner Santino Fontana, Olivier Award-winner Lesli Margherita, Simon Pearl, Michael Pilato, Jennifer Sánchez, and Vaden Thurgood. 
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 5, 2022
The year was 1971, arguably the most significant year in rock n' roll history. High above the Bay Area at his sprawling Skyline Boulevard ranch, a 26-year-old Neil Young would convene a star-filled ensemble to create one of music's most enduring albums, Harvest.
by Bobby Patrick - Dec 31, 2022
Bobby must jump on THAT bandwagon and sort through our impressive list of reviews and pick out the standouts for the previous 12 months, and so, here goes…
by Bobby Patrick - Dec 30, 2022
THE MARIO 101 A CELEBRATION OF THE MARIO LANZA SONGBOOK is lovely music sung in some lovely ways by a singer who wishes to pay homage to an inspiration
by Team BWW - Dec 29, 2022
Enjoy songs from musicals like: Six, Funny Girl, The Music Man, Mrs. Doubtfire, & Juliet, A Beautiful Noise, Almost Famous, Mr. Saturday Night, Into the Woods and more!
by Alex Freeman - Dec 27, 2022
As the year draws to a close, Cara Joy David offers us a preview of some of the decisions facing the Administration Committee of the Tony Awards. We’ve also got good news out of Washington, as the NEA received increased funding in the most recent budget passed by Congress and a look at the uncertain future of Victory Gardens Theater.
by Bobby Patrick - Dec 22, 2022
Patti LuPone was electrifying and uplifting at 54 Below Tuesday night.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2022
Hosted by four-time Grammy Award winner and renowned soprano Renée Fleming with Emmy and Grammy Award winner Chris Jackson, UNITED IN SONG premieres on New Year’s Eve on PBS. See who is performing, how to watch, and more!
by Michael Major - Dec 19, 2022
The all-new revealing special, TMZ Presents: Lamar Odom: Sex, Drugs & Kardashians, takes viewers on a deep dive of Lamar Odom’s troubled marriage to Khloe Kardashian, which was as memorable as his incredible basketball career. Lamar talks exclusively to TMZ, opening up like never before. Watch the new video trailer now!
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 15, 2022
The Broadway production of Jordan E. Cooper's Ain't No Mo' will extend its Broadway run for an additional week. Performances will continue through December 23, 2022. 
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Dec 14, 2022
After a dazzling concert at the Royal Albert Hall in 2021, the choir returns for the 2022 Christmas season with an exciting festive show featuring the gospel classics you love, with musical accompaniment from Heritage Orchestra and the powerhouse London Community Gospel Choir band. This year’s concert will be extra special, as the choir are celebrating their 40th anniversary!