Good News - Broadway

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.


Chanin's 46th Street Theatre

(New York, NY)
226 W. 46th St.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
Leading global live entertainment company Trafalgar Entertainment (TE) has announced its agreement with the New South Wales (NSW) Government to become the new operator of Sydney's Theatre Royal, in a 55-year sublease. 
by Stephi Wild - May 7, 2020
Today's top stories: Shetler Studios & Theatres announced it will close permanently, and more.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
WP Theater announced today that Rebecca Martinez and Cori Thomas will be joining the staff as BOLD Associate Artistic Director and Mellon Foundation Playwright in Residence, respectively.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
This weekend, the inaugural 320 Festival will be taking place fully online from May 8-10. As the three-day broadcast rapidly approaches, 320 Festival has announced the daily schedule for the event, as well as an additional performance from Jimmie Allen.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2020
Leading global live entertainment company Trafalgar Entertainment (TE) is pleased to announce its agreement with the New South Wales (NSW) Government to become the new operator of Sydney's Theatre Royal, in a 55-year sublease.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
San Francisco Ballet's free weekly stream on SF Ballet @ Home features commissioned works from the 2018 Unbound festival and other notable ballets from SF Ballet's repertory. Every Friday, SF Ballet streams a complete ballet from its archives on Facebook, IGTV, YouTube, and the SF Ballet website.
by Jim Munson - May 29, 2020
PlayGround, San Francisco's renowned theatre development lab, is currently in the midst of hosting the nation's largest fully digital new play festival, PlayGround Zoom Fest. Already running and continuing through June 14, 2020, the ambitious five-week online event gathers leading voices in American Theatre including Lauren Yee, Jonathan Spector, Aaron Loeb, Geetha Reddy, Kent Nicholson, acclaimed actors, theatre journalists, designers, and more from across the country, to present and discuss a panoply of new works and celebrate PlayGround's 25th anniversary. BroadwayWorld caught up this week with PlayGround's Artistic Director Jim Kleinmann and the much-in-demand playwright Lauren Yee in separate phone conversations. Yee is just coming off a huge success with the New York run of her newest play, Cambodian Rock Band. She participated in PlayGround's Writers Pool as a young playwright and will be part of the festival's Zoom Town Hall panel on June 8th.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020
Lorelei Ramirez and Cynthia Nixon are organizing a 'raucous' virtual variety show fundraiser in support of four Democratic Socialist candidates for the New York State legislature, ahead of the election on June 23: Jabari Brisport, Phara Souffrant Forrest, Marcela Mitaynes, and Zohran Mamdani.
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2020
Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples' premier professional theater, has received a generous gift of $1,000,000 from Mary and Stephen Byron Smith to support the creation of the new Gulfshore Playhouse Theatre and Education Center. The gift signifies a solid investment in the arts for Southwest Florida at a most uncertain time.
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2020
Stove and Co. Restaurant Group announces the launch and expansion plans for outdoor dining for four large scale restaurants in the Philadelphia suburbs.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020
In his first interview following the conclusion of his show and ViacomCBS acquisition, John Krasinski joined Rainn Wilson on the latest episode of his Instagram live series with SoulPancake, “Hey There, Human” to discuss the origins of his show “Some Good News” and what it's meant to him. 
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
During the sad and uncertain times of corona, all of us are weighed down by constant frustration and sorrow... unless you're Craig Healy, that is. The critically-acclaimed creator of CUPLICATED and CRAIG FIXADA AMERICA has successfully pitched and sold an unprecedented amount of shows, all to be filmed at home, complying with CDC social distance guidelines. Craig is finalizing his deals with 9 different streaming platforms- HBO Max, Peacock, Vioobu, Disney+, AppleTV+, Quibi, Fuud, TVAllMaxcess+, and Seeso 2.
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2020
Conversations surrounding mental health will be coming directly into people's homes through the inaugural 320 Festival, now happening completely virtually May 8th-10th.
by TV News Desk - May 19, 2020
Jimmy Fallon, Greta Thunberg, Malala Yousafzai, Tom Hanks, Cardi B, LeBron James, Lil Nas X, Dolly Parton, UNICEF, Ronan Farrow, Game of Thrones, and Celine Dion are among the winners of The 24th Annual Webby Awards,
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
From the Hale Center Theater Orem archives, directed by Rodger Sorensen, join our 2019 cast of Charley's Aunt from the comfort of your living room for our next Hale@Home streaming event!'
by Eleni Cashell - May 18, 2020
The theatres may be temporarily closed, but that isn't stopped our favourite performers from entertaining their fans! Here's some of our favourite performers who have hopped over to Tik Tok.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2020
Billy Porter, Tamara Tunie, Ted Danson, Ming-Na Wen and other famous Carnegie Mellon university alumni popped into CMU's virtual conferral of degrees.  The virtual ceremony includes speeches from CMU's president, students and appearances by various alumni. Check out the video below!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020
It has been announced that the 'pre-Broadway' production of Michael R. Jackson's hit musical, A STRANGE LOOP at Woolly  Mammoth Theatre has been postponed to summer 2021. The musical, which won 2020 Pulitzer Prize winner for drama was set to begin performances in September 2020. 
by TV Scoop - May 15, 2020
Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN, 5/18-5/22!
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2020
Pop TV has shared that the upcoming One Day at a Time animated special will feature Lin-Manuel Miranda, Gloria Estefan, and Melissa Fumero.
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2020
CMT and Feed The Front Line (FTFL) today announced “Feed The Front Line LIVE, Presented By CMT,” a multi-hour, star-studded virtual benefit concert in support of Feed The Front Line's mission to provide free meals to frontline COVID-19 employees, essential workers, and other people in need while supporting struggling local restaurants.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020
Due to the on-going Covid-19 pandemic, the 2020 UK tour of Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom The Musical, starring Kevin Clifton and directed by Craig Revel Horwood, has been rescheduled and will now run at Darlington Hippodrome from Monday 3 to Saturday 8 January 2022.
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2020
John Krasinski hosted a new episode of Some Good News on Sunday night, which featured a reunion for The Office! Krasinski enlisted his friends from the hit NBC series join in to surprise a newly married couple. 
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2020
Music Theatre Wichita announced today that the five shows planned for its 2020 summer season will be presented in the summer of 2021. 
by Sondra Forsyth - May 1, 2020
While Pacific Northwest Ballet waits for the green light to get back to doing what we do best – live performances for live audiences – Artistic Director Peter Boal and Executive Director Ellen Walker are pleased to announce a bit of good news during these trying times
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2020
Oak Park Festival Theatre has released the following statement regarding its production of The Tempest: 
by TV Scoop - May 1, 2020
Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN, 5/4-5/8!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2020
Nick Cordero underwent a successful tracheostomy procedure this afternoon which allows the actor to breathe without the help of a ventilator. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2020
Editor's Note: We are pleased to bring our readers the good news of individuals and businesses that are supporting front-line workers.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020
Be More Chill has announced that all remaining scheduled performances at The Other Palace have been cancelled.
by Debbie Hall - Jun 29, 2020
Live theater is being offered in the Las Vegas Valley over the 4th of July weekend. Hosted by Bard at the Bar, one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies, A Midsummer Night's Dream, will be presented at Pinot's Palette (The District) with two performances on July 5.
by TV Scoop - Jun 26, 2020
Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN, 6/29-7/3!
by TV Scoop - Jun 25, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of CHICAGO MED, airing on NBC on Wednesday, July 8, 2020!
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 25, 2020
For those of us who have longed to have a meal out, there's good news in New York and New Jersey. Al fresco dining, with social distancing and safety measures in place, is now happening. We have a list of some of the spots where you can indulge your appetite for delicious fare.
by Peter Nason - Jun 24, 2020
Happy Gay Pride! BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest LGBTQ songs and anthems from 1920-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the grade!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 19, 2020
Today's top stories: the winners of the Drama League Awards have been announced, including Danny Burstein, Moulin Rouge!, The Inheritance, Little Shop of Horrors, A Soldier's Play, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020
Amanda Kloots has shared a health update on her husband, Nick Cordero, as well as the good news that she is finally able to have in-person visits with him at the hospital.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2020
As friends and family continue to wait for good news about Nick Cordero's recovery, his wife, fellow Broadway veteran Amanda Kloots, took to Instagram yesterday to answer a series of questions about his progress.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2020
The Broadway Podcast network will celebrate Pride month with a special section of the website highlighting a variety of programming to mark the occasion.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2020
Live from The Reservoir Room this week, FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE will showcase our two Saturday Night performers Mark Trevorrow and Matt Copley  who will also be joined by special guests Ben Mingay, Prinnie Stevens and the cast of Who's Your Baghdaddy?
by Michael Dale - Jun 15, 2020
'I guess I knew that you could miss the things you love; I didn't know you could miss the things you hate,' ponders a New York apartment-dweller who sees little reason to get out of bed as she lives in isolation in this era of COVID-19.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020
The Supreme Court ruled workers cannot be fired for being gay or transgender on Monday, according to CNBC News.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2020
The Los Angeles Master Chorale announced today that it would compensate singers for lost wages resulting from 2019-20 season concerts canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
by Josh Stent - Apr 28, 2020
In this time of uncertainty, theatres in Australia, The West End, Broadway and around the world have gone dark in an attempt to help fight the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This has left performers, producers, musicians and other art workers unemployed and anxious about what their future holds.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2020
Governor Cuomo is updating New York on the steps the state is taking toward expanding testing for COVID-19.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2020
UPDATE: 'It looks like he had some irregular heart beating last night that scared [the doctors] enough to want to do a temporary pacemaker in Nick's heart. His heart is functioning well, but he has had these dips in his heart rate for a little while now.'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2020
The Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo invites the community to join IsraPalooza a?" a special corona-days Zoom celebration of Yom Ha'Atzmaut! Brought to you by our friends at Israel Story, the world's #1 Jewish podcast, and sponsored by Tablet Magazine, the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan and The iCenter, 'IsraPalooza' is a day full of intimate conversations, interviews, family-friendly workshops, cooking classes and concerts featuring some of the most interesting Israelis around!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020
Read an important message from Slipstream Theatre: