Good News

Opened: September 6, 1927

Good News - 1927 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Chanin's 46th Street Theatre
226 W. 46th St. New York, NY 10036

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.

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Kevin Davis' ONE IN A MILLION MUSICAL To Be Published By Next Stage Press by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 20, 2023

Discover the journey of Kevin Davis' One in a Million Musical as it finds a publisher in Next Stage Press. With its lively and faith-full storyline, this musical has gained acclaim through workshops, showcases, and even a film documentary. Get the inside scoop and learn how this exciting new musical is making waves in the industry.

Interview: Laural Meade on MS. TUCKER WILL SEE YOU NOW Celebrating the Life and Bawdy Humor of Sophie Tucker by Shari Barrett - Sep 20, 2023

In her tribute cabaret/theater act, Ms. Tucker Will See You Now, Los Angeles native Laural Meade shares her admiration of Jazz great Sophie Tucker by performing her rollicking songs, bawdy stories, and dirty jokes at the historic Gardenia Supper Club in Hollywood. It’s your chance to travel back to the glory days when such intimate settings were common place, both during and after Prohibition, where regular folks could hang out with Hollywood greats to enjoy an evening of dinner, drinks, music, and laughter in the presence of The Last of the Red Hot Mamas, a moniker Ms. Tucker earned throughout her lifetime.I spoke with Laural about the creation of her Sophie Tucker tribute show.

Snotty Nose Rez Kids Sign To Sony Music Entertainment Canada by Michael Major - Sep 12, 2023

Snotty Nose Rez Kids have signed to Sony Music Entertainment Canada Inc. The good news comes as the Indigenous Canadian hip-hop duo also announce their Hot Planet Tour, a short run of autumn tour dates kicking off November 28 in Omaha, and wrapping December 8 in Toronto.

Review: September 5th THE LINEUP WITH SUSIE MOSHER at Birdland Theater Filled With Personal Triumph by Stephen Mosher - Sep 12, 2023

It was a particularly special night at THE LINEUP on September 5th.

Cardi B & Megan Thee Stallion Release 'Bongos' EP by Michael Major - Sep 11, 2023

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion have released the 'Bongos: the Pack' EP. Following the release of the single on Friday, September 8, the EP features the explicit and clean versions of 'Bongos,' along with the alternative mix, sped up version, DJ edit, radio edit, instrumental, and alternative mix instrumental.

New Season Of Kids' Offerings At The Coolidge Corner Theatre Includes Movies, Music, Magic, And More! by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2023

Puppets, live music, magic, and cartoons are coming to the Coolidge Corner Theatre this fall as part of the independent cinema's children's programming, taking place every weekend from mid-October through December.

Cardi B & Megan Thee Stallion Reunite For 'Bongos' Following History-Making 'WAP' by Michael Major - Sep 8, 2023

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion have reunited for their new single, 'Bongos.' The track follows their history-making “WAP (Feat. Megan Thee Stallion),” which was produced by Ayo & Keyz. The song is predicted to be the lead single for Cardi B's upcoming sophomore album, which will follow 2018's 'Invasion of Privacy.' Watch the music video!

THE DREW BARRYMORE SHOW Sets Return Date to CBS by Michael Major - Sep 6, 2023

“The Drew Barrymore Show” returns for season four with a lineup of cutting-edge guests and key influencers and welcomes the newest Drew Crew member celebrity hairstylist Chris Appleton.  Appleton joins Drew's team of lifestyle experts, including Drew’s News Co-Anchor Ross Mathews, interior designer Mikel Welch, and more.

Interview: Director, Steve Bell and RENT at Bergen County Players 9/9 to 10/14 by Marina Kennedy - Aug 29, 2023

Bergen County Players (BCP) will open its 91st season on September 9 with Jonathan Larson’s RENT, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning rock musical that shaped a generation of audiences. We had the opportunity to interview Steve Bell who directs the production.

Review: WICKED Still Holds Up After Twenty Years at DPAC by Nicole Ackman - Aug 26, 2023

What did our critic think of WICKED at DPAC?

Review: Jason Danieley Opens Up With Open-Hearted WITHOUT A SONG 54 Below by Rob Lester - Aug 20, 2023

Jason Danieley is a candidate for caring who takes care in how he sings and speaks his heart. 

Review: HALIFAX in Hoboken for The Best in Fine Dining by Marina Kennedy - Aug 16, 2023

Hoboken is known for its great dining options and we think Halifax at the W Hotel is the best of the best. 

Feature: Music Festivals Return To Arkansas This September! by Theresa Bertram - Aug 8, 2023

September is Festival Month, and Broadway World’s favorite MC Blake Woodson has compiled a list to let you know what’s going on. There is something for everyone, so get your tickets early, and we’ll see you there! 

Kristen Blodgette Becomes Conductor of SWEENEY TODD by Stephi Wild - Aug 7, 2023

Kristen Blodgette has joined the Sweeney Todd company, serving as conductor beginning this past weekend.

Previews: Monday's BROADWAY BY THE SEASON Concert Sounds Exciting! by Rob Lester - Aug 4, 2023

A golden opportunity to relive musical theatre's golden age: Preview Monday's concert, Scott Siegel's Broadway by the Season, at's NYC cabaret section. The participants recruited for the festivities are audience favorites, having earned frequent flyer miles in Siegel strolls down the Memory Lane of Broadway and in Broadway musicals.

The Masque to Present THE WAITING GAME and OOM SCHALK AND THE SCULPTOR Next Month by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 29, 2023

Patrons can enjoy music, storytelling and theatre with a line-up that includes David Muller as Oom Schalk and popular community theatre group Cape Town Theatre Company in a brand new production.

Chicago's Third Coast Baroque Will Launch 'Beyond Baroque' Festival Next Month by Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2023

 In its most ambitious undertaking to date, Chicago's enterprising early-music ensemble Third Coast Baroque will present Beyond Baroque, a four-day music festival August 31­-September 3, 2023, featuring a multi-genre lineup of artists and ensembles.

Review: Lucie Arnaz I GOT THE JOB! at 54 Below Plays All Her Songs by Stephen Mosher - Jul 20, 2023


Review: GILLIGAN'S in SoHo-The Beachy Bar and Restaurant Delights by Marina Kennedy - Jul 19, 2023

It’s summer fun in the city at Gilligan’s with refreshing drinks, delicious food, and a atmosphere with tropical décor and greenery that makes the warm weather season a total delight. We highly recommend this vibrant outdoor venue whenever you are downtown.

Video: Betty Who Sings Broadway by Nicole Rosky - Jul 18, 2023

Who is Broadway's newest star? Precisely. While fans know her best from her Best known for her chart-topping singles such as “I Love You Always Forever” and “Somebody Loves You,” Hadestown will mark Betty Who’s stage debut.  The good news- she's been practicing! Below, watch her recent takes on some of her favorite showtunes.

THE WAITING GAME Comes to Cape Town Theatre Company Next Month by Stephi Wild - Jul 18, 2023

Cape Town Theatre Company returns with a brand new production set in the heart of Cape Town and the Muizenberg theatre community.

Theater Resources Unlimited Hosts Community Gather Via Zoom - Hey, It's Just Us: An Open Conversation With The TRU Community by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2023

A dependable haven for artists in isolation, Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) is now into its second year of non-stop weekly Community Gatherings this Friday, having offered to date over 150 conversations and unlimited camaraderie since April 17, 2020.

Review: Chisa Hutchinson's REDEEMED is a Highlight of the Contemporary American Theater Festival by Andrew White - Jul 12, 2023

Chisa Hutchinson's latest offering, “Redeemed,” is as vitally important a piece as the Festival has to offer this year.  Rooted in the often-distorted dialogue this country continues to have about race, Hutchinson uses the play to address the under-explored question of what it really might take for true reconciliation and redemption.

Feature: 2COUNTRY4NASHVILLE at JJ's Grill Fort Smith by Theresa Bertram - Jul 12, 2023

Two of my favorite things to do are listening to my talented friends play great music and eating delicious food in super cool restaurants. I mean....I have to treat myself sometimes, right? Of course, I do, and that is exactly what I did when 2Country4Nashville, made up of Jo-el and LeAnne Ulmer, played at JJ’s Grill Fort Smith last weekend. It was a perfect combination for a perfect Saturday night. 

Jeff Helgeson to Star as Mark Twain in THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MARK...TWAIN at Chicago's YIPPIE FEST 2023 by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2023

Mr. Helgeson will appear as Mark Twain on August 5th at 5:50 pm. as part of the 2023 Yippie Fest in Chicago. 'The Gospel According To Mark...Twain' will be staged at THE PRIDE ARTS.

Student Blog: 10 Challenges I Didn't Anticipate During the Musical Theatre College Audition Process by Student Blogger: Ruby Wolter - Jul 5, 2023

This past year has made me tough, yet compassionate and a hard worker who knows the value of rest. I recommend that anyone with a dream similar to mine puts in the work to make it happen. The exhaustion and tears are truly worth it, when you’re working towards a dream.

BAKAR Releases New Single 'Alive!' From New Album by Michael Major - Jun 21, 2023

The compelling music video for “Alive!” was directed by rubberband (Lucky Daye, Omar Apollo, Glass Animals), in which Bakar brings Central London rush-hour traffic to an absolute standstill with a remarkable performance, akin to a modern-day Gene Kelly in the iconic Singing In The Rain film. Watch the new music video now!

Virginia Gay Will Be the Next Artistic Director of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival by Blair Ingenthron - Jun 18, 2023

Adelaide Festival Centre has announced award-winning Australian stage and screen star, writer and consummate performer Virginia Gay will take on the role of Artistic Director for the 2024 Adelaide Cabaret Festival.

Balkan StrEAT in the West Village Debuts New Breakfast Menu Items by Marina Kennedy - Jun 15, 2023

Here’s some good news for our readers that are looking to up their breakfast game. Balkan StrEAT, the popular Balkan street food concept in the West Village has launched their new breakfast menu and coffee program. 

2023 Del Shores Foundation Writers Search Winners Revealed by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2023

The Del Shores Foundation has revealed the winners of the second Del Shores Foundation Writers Search from the unproduced plays, screenplays and shorts/web series scripts of LGBTQ+ Southern writers.

Feature: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Ohio Theatre by Paul Batterson - Jun 3, 2023

Actor Justin Mark doesn’t remember reading TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD when he was in high school. Now he’s living in an English teacher’s twisted, TWILIGHT ZONEish fantasy, as he performed in the Harper Lee classic over 500 times in the last two years.

Das Koolies Release 'Nuthin Sandwich' & Live Dates by Michael Major - May 31, 2023

Dancefloors of all distinctions have moved to their sounds for four decades, whether festival fields or pounded dancefloors, and now the four members of Das Koolies present a heady blend of up-front warped pop and overlapping electronica with Nuthin Sandwich – the latest incessant psych-techno-disco cut from their upcoming album, DK.01.

Review: GREAT EXPECTATIONS, Garrick Theatre by Gary Naylor - May 27, 2023

Eddie Izzard's Broadway smash comes to the West End to capture the hearts and minds of a new audience

New Economic Impact Study Finds California Performing Arts Sector Far From Full Recovery by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2023

Actors’ Equity Association, the Theatre Producers of Southern California (TPSCA) and Arts for LA have released the findings from a new independent study showing that California has lost more than 150,000 live performing arts jobs since the pandemic,

The Untold History of Sony Hall - Home of BroadwayWorld's 20th Anniversary Concert by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - May 20, 2023

In this special edition of Broadway Deep Dive, Tepper uncovers the untold history of Sony Hall- where BroadwayWorld will celebrate our 20th Anniversary with a star-studded concert event on Sunday, May 21, 2023.

Russell Howard to Bring USA Tour To Boch Center Shubert Theatre in October by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2023

Russell Howard will perform at the Boch Center Shubert Theatre on October 18, 2023.

Interview: Christian Thompson Says WICKED at Wharton Center is a Top-Notch Production With All the Magic You'd Expect by Stefani Chudnow - May 10, 2023

Wicked is finally coming back to East Lansing from May 10th through 28th. After premiering on Broadway in 2003, Wicked received 3 awards at the 2004 Tony Awards, and has been touring the continent ever since 2005.

Feature: Musical Web Series PAYUNG FANTASI Won Gold Award at the PR Awards 2023 in Singapore by Rakaputra Paputungan - May 4, 2023

Musical web series, Payung Fantasi, based on Indonesian national hero Ismail Marzuki, wins Gold Award for Best PR Campaign: Entertainment at the 2023 MARKETING-INTERACTIVE PR Awards. Learn more about the production process and the team behind the series.

Review: Jason Robert Brown Shares His Gifts at OC's Segerstrom Center by Michael Quintos - May 3, 2023

It's a rare treat when an actual living legend of musical theatre like Jason Robert Brown comes to our neck of the woods to talk about his work, let alone perform some of these works live in an intimate cabaret setting. But thanks to Segerstrom Center of the Arts, the composer gave us a spectacular show with an amazing special guest, Mykal Kilgore.

THE GOOD NEWS CABARET Will Play The Drama Factory This Month by Blair Ingenthron - Apr 23, 2023

Godfrey Johnson and Roland Perold - sharing one stage and a single piano – for a once-off, not-to-be missed, performance at the Drama Factory.  Delighting Durban in December, Cape Town gets the advantage of the now fully brewed coffee comedy and percolated piano playing that kept audiences clapping and critics celebrating. 

Review: SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN at Bus Stop Productions by Stan Jenson - Apr 22, 2023

The brand-new production company, Bus-Stop Productions, invited me to a sneak preview a couple of months ago.  I loved the show and especially the performers who had been cast in Hollywood and seemed to outshine many in our local talent pool.  The show ran for several very successful months, sometimes selling out two performances per evening.  They recently decided to add more performances for the month of May but two of the original performers were not available so the producers reached out to some local actors and my fears arose. My fears were proven wrong in a big, big way!

Interview: Itamar Moses of AN AMERICAN TAIL THE MUSICAL at CHILDREN'S THEATRE COMPANY Adapts the Beloved Animated Film for the Stage by Jim Munson - Apr 20, 2023

BroadwayWorld chats with Itamar Moses, Tony-winning book writer for 'The Band's Visit,' about his new show 'An American Tail the Musical' enjoying its world premiere at Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis April 25- June 18.

Soul-Pop Powerhouse Lindsey Lomis Releases New 'Universe' EP by Michael Major - Apr 14, 2023

Lomis made waves with 2020’s In the Madness EP and a string of live dates supporting artists like The Brook & The Bluff, “Slow Motion” collaborator JoJo, Lawrence, and Lexi Jayde. She also earned support from Justin Bieber, Meghan Trainor, Shawn Mendes, Joe Jonas, Allen Stone, and more. Most recently, she just wrapped up a tour with Joshua Bassett.

FOX to Send Stars to Mars in New Unscripted Series Hosted By STAR TREK Star William Shatner by Michael Major - Apr 13, 2023

FOX presents Stars on Mars, an out-of-this-world new unscripted series, in which household names trade in their possessions, status and glamourous lifestyles on Earth for an insane and hilarious summer on “Mars.” Their mission? To be suited up with no space to go, as they colonize, compete and conquer their new galaxy surroundings.

Review: In This Corner �" Terence Blanchard's CHAMPION Arrives at the Met with Ryan Speedo Green by Richard Sasanow - Apr 13, 2023

In search of new audiences, the Met has followed Terence Blanchard’s FIRE SHUT UP IN MY BONES with the jazz musician/composer’s first opera, CHAMPION, the story of closeted boxer Emile Griffith’s rise and fall from grace. Honestly, never have I heard people whose usual venues are Madison Square Garden, Yankee Stadium and Monday Night Football on ESPN talk about how they “wanted to see the new opera at the Met.”

Photos: First Look at POOR YELLA REDNECKS at American Conservatory Theater by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 10, 2023

Get a first look at photos of Qui Nguyen's Poor Yella Rednecks at American Conservatory Theater!

Roundhouse Launches First Ever Comedy Festival For 2023 by Stephi Wild - Apr 3, 2023

The Roundhouse in association with leading live comedy production company Berk's Nest have announced the initial slate of 2023 programming for the first ever Roundhouse Comedy Festival.

Review: LEOLA'S LADYLAND LOUNGE is the Talk Show You Didn't Know You Needed (You Do) at The Green Room 42 by Ricky Pope - Apr 2, 2023

The self-proclaimed 'senior citizen, redneck, lesbian, diva' brought her post-modern talk show to the Green Room 42 last night. It was, as we say in the South, a 'ring-tail tooter' of an evening.

A World Premiere, West Coast Premieres & More Set for San Francisco Playhouse 21st Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 27, 2023

San Francisco Playhouse has announced its 21st season, to be presented September 2023 to September 2024. See full programming, and learn how to purchase tickets!

Lindsey Lomis Drops New Single 'Bad News / Good News' by Michael Major - Mar 24, 2023

Lomis made waves with 2020’s In the Madness EP and a string of live dates supporting artists like The Brook & The Bluff, “Slow Motion” collaborator JoJo, Lawrence, Lexi Jayde, and Joshua Bassett. She also earned online support from the likes of Justin Bieber, Meghan Trainor, Shawn Mendes, Joe Jonas, Allen Stone, and more. 


A Ladies' Man
Flaming Youth
Happy Days
Just Imagine
The Best Things in Life Are Free
Football Drill
On the Campus
The Varsity Drag
Baby! What?
Today's the Day
Lucky in Love
The Girl of the Pi Beta Phi
In the Meantime
The Tait Song
Good News
I Feel Pessimistic
If You're Not Kissing Me
I'd Like to Make You Happy
The French Lesson
Pass That Peace Pipe
An Easier Way
Never Swat a Fly
Keep Your Sunny Side Up
After Commencement
He's a Man's Man
Button Up Your Overcoat
You're the Cream in My Coffee
I Want to Be Bad
Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries
Good News has had 7 productions including Broadway which opened in 1927, Broadway which opened in 1927, West End which opened in 1928, Broadway which opened in 1974, Broadway which opened in 1974, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1977 and Off-Off-Broadway which opened in 2005.



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