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Plymouth Theatre

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(New York, NY)
236 W. 45th St.
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2022
It's an historic pairing and an historic occasion! Two exemplary proponents of the Great American Songbook join voices for the first time next month and share a highly personal celebration of (arguably) the greatest entertainment icon of them all. Carole J. Bufford and Stephanie Blythe are the star vocalists in 'Happy Birthday, Judy!,' a duo-remembrance of the legendary Judy Garland on the very evening of her centennial.
by Stephen Mosher - May 6, 2022
With a special group of galpals for life, Andrea McArdle is at 54 Below celebrating a time, just a few years back, when she and her girls were having the time of their lives.
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022
The original cast of The Play That Goes Wrong are reprising their roles for two weeks as part of the production's current UK tour, 10 years after they first performed the play at The Old Red Lion Pub Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022
BIRDLAND THEATER will present John Manzari – the acclaimed dancer, singer, actor, and choreographer currently appearing on Broadway in Funny Girl – in a special event on Monday, May 23 at 8:30 PM.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022
BroadwayHD is delivering a variety of titles this June for viewers at home to stream. Additionally, they offer an extensive list of titles and documentaries worth viewing in honor of Pride month!
by Marissa Tomeo - May 29, 2022
Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are proudly open this June with a full slate of nightly performances! At Birdland Jazz Club, catch the Liebman, Brecker, Copland Quintet, Greg Ruvolo Big Band, Yellowjackets, Terraza Big Band, Anita Gillette and Lee Roy Reams, Frank Catalano Quartet, Danilo Perez & His Global Messengers, New London Big Band, Stacey Kent, Ron Aprea Big Band, Linda Lavin and Tuck & Patti.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022
BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present a historic evening with two legendary Broadway stars Anita Gillette and Lee Roy Reams for the first time on Monday, June 13 at 7:00 PM.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 22, 2022
Julien's Auctions' blockbuster three-day music auction event MUSIC ICONS held on Friday, May 20th, Saturday, May 21st, and Sunday, May 22nd 2022 culminated today in the highly anticipated sale of the mythic electric guitar that changed music and the world: Kurt Cobain's 1969 Fender Mustang electric guitar played in Nirvana's breakthrough hit and landmark 1991 music video, 'Smells Like Teen Spirit.'
by Marissa Tomeo - May 21, 2022
On Thursday night, MJ the Musical had a very special guest in the audience. Stevie Wonder attended the musical in celebration of his 72nd birthday, which was on May 13th. The cast of the Tony nominated musical serenaded the legend by singing, 'Happy Birthday.' Wonder also went backstage to meet and greet the cast. Watch the CBS New York video below!
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2022
Pittsburgh CLO has announced the creative teams for the 2022 Summer of Musicals at the Benedum Center. This talented and highly sought-after group of creative specialists will bring Broadway's best to life at the Benedum Center all summer long!
by - May 2, 2022
Today's top stories include the Lucille Lortel Awards, which were held last night. Among the big winners were Kimberly Akimbo, Oratorio For Living Things, and more! Check out the full list here. Plus, Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella has set its closing date in the West End, and more.
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022
Stars of stage and screen Catherine Byrne and Mark Lambert will appear in a revival of one of Bernard Farrell's most famous dark comedies, Happy Birthday Dear Alice, which was commissioned by Waterford's Red Kettle Theatre Company in 1995.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts virtually hosted more than 125 outstanding theater students from colleges and universities across the nation as part of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. 
by Nicole Rosky - May 17, 2022
Just last year, stage and screen legend Cloris Leachman passed away. With a career spanning more than seven decades, eight Primetime Emmy Awards, an Academy Award, a BAFTA, a Golden Globe Award, and a Daytime Emmy Award, one of her final roles is in LGBTQ drama Jump, Darling.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022
BIRDLAND THEATER will present pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter Liam Forde – celebrating the release of his first album Great to Be Here – on Monday, June 13 at 8:30 PM.
by Michael Major - May 16, 2022
Peppermint - the trailblazing actress, singer, reality star, and activist who continues to defy limitations has created a special birthday present for her favorite pop artist Janet Jackson. Peppermint’s dance tribute video of Janet Jackson's iconic song/video 'If' re-creates the original video almost frame for frame with costuming and all.
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022
The Chicago Philharmonic Society will present and perform Marvel Studios' Black Panther in Concert at the historic Chicago Theatre, 175 N State St, Chicago, June 18, 2022 at 7:30 pm, the weekend of Juneteenth.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022
Producer Michael Urie has announced that Happy Birthday Doug – the comedy written and performed by Drew Droege (the Internet’s “Chloë,” “Drunk History,” “Bob’s Burgers,” RuPaul’s “AJ and the Queen” on Netflix) – will return Off-Broadway for a special Pride weekend engagement for four shows only from June 23-26 at 7:00 PM.
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 30, 2022
Check out the over 75 events that are incredibly engaging in the greater Philadelphia area.  Mark your calendars for theatre, music, food event, festivals and so much more that are happening through the end of 2022.  Make Philly your all-season’s destination and start planning.
by Michael Major - Mar 25, 2022
The 13-song collection, the pair’s first since 2013’s Loud Like Love, Never Let Me Go is available now with the collection available on limited-edition 2LP red vinyl (indie retail exclusive), pink 2LP vinyl (web exclusive), standard black 2LP vinyl, cassette (a variety of limited-edition colors), and digitally.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2022
Get all the information, tour dates and ticket info on the new UK tour of Marc Camoletti’s BOEING BOEING. Michael Cabot directs Nathalie Barclay (Gabriella), Jo Castleton (Bertha), Isabel Della-Porta (Gloria), Jessica Dennis (Gretchen), John Dorney (Bernard) and Paul Sandys (Robert) in a translation by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans.
by Michael Walters - Mar 22, 2022
Lorna Luft springs onto the 54 Below stage with a new show, New songs and a new spirit!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2022
The Hungarian State Opera has announced its 2022/2023 thematic season titled Myth & History. The OPERA awaits the public in the renovated Ybl Palace on Andrássy Avenue with numerous new functions and services.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 9, 2022
54 Below's Stephanie Lazard talks with Broadway World Cabaret about spreading her wings as a producer, and why Feinstein's is the New York family for her.
by - Jun 9, 2022
Today's top stories include the winners of the 66th annual Drama Desk Awards, which were won by Company, Six, and more! Check out the full list below! Plus, Come From Away has set its closing date, additional casting announced for the Broadway transfer of Into The Woods, and more!
by Michael Major - Jun 7, 2022
“To me it sounds like broken funk music,” says alternative avant garde artist HARRY CLOUD about his new EP You’ll Never Fix This which comes out today on June 7, 2022 via Kitten Robot Records. Teaming up with one of LA’s finest rock producers Paul Roessler (The Screamers, Josie Cotton, Richie Ramone).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022
Read BroadwayWorld's interview with John-Andrew Morrison, currently nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical. Morrison shares how A Strange Loop is changing people's lives, his over a decade-long journey with the musical, and more.
by - Jun 28, 2022
Today's top stories include an inside look at the 2022 Jimmy Awards, photos from Lempicka, To Kill a Mockingbird, and more! Plus, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Antonio Banderas have announced the creation of a new joint venture, Amigos Para Siempre.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 27, 2022
On June 21st, The Lineup moved up.... upstairs, that is. Matt Baker shows all the Birdland action on this special night with Susie & co. Check out the photos here. 
by Roy Berko - Jun 22, 2022
What did our critic think of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Porthouse Theatre--KSU School Of Theatre And Dance?
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022
Producer Michael Urie will present the Off-Broadway return of Happy Birthday Doug – the acclaimed comedy written and performed by Drew Droege (the Internet’s “Chloë,” “Drunk History,” “Bob’s Burgers,” RuPaul’s “AJ and the Queen” on Netflix) – in a special Pride weekend engagement starting this week for four shows only, June 23-26 at 7:00 PM.
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 20, 2022
Plan to visit New Jersey Repertory Company (NJ Rep) for their new musical production that has it all, The Pin Up Girls: A Musical Love Letter. The show is a wonderfully performed timeless tribute to our armed forces.  Its music and stories will captivate a broad audience.
by Team BWW - Jun 20, 2022
It's been one year since Bryson Battle took center stage as a winner of the 12th annual Jimmy Awards. As a participant from Charlotte, North Carolina's Blumey Awards, Battle took part in the first ever virtual presentation on July 15, 2021, and was awarded Best Performance by an Actor, along with a check for $25,000 to further his education. BroadwayWorld is checking in with Bryson to catch up on what he's been up to since his big win, as well as advice for this year's participants.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 14, 2022
Carole J. Bufford performed an evening of Judy Garland music at Birdland Theater as a benefit for the Mabel Mercer Foundation.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2022
Sonia's life has always been a bit of a double act, brought up as one half of a Shirley Bassey tribute act. alongside her overbearing mother Gloria, she left a trail of sequins across the working men's clubs of East Anglia. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022
The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre today announces the lead creative team of its hit panto Jack and the Beanstalk, the return of Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas and a new programme of Little Lyric shows for autumn.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 10, 2022
Judy Garland is hailed as the Greatest Entertainer of all time. Broadway World Cabaret looks at ten videos that show why she was, and ten videos that show the effect she has had on other singers.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2022
BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present Tony Award winner Linda Lavin in a special concert celebrating her most recent solo album, Love Notes, on Monday, June 27 at 7:00 PM. Ms. Lavin will be joined on stage (as on the album) by her longtime collaborator, pianist and singer Billy Stritch.
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 1, 2022
BWW catches up with Ellie MacPherson to chat about bringing Happy Birthday Mr. President! to the 2002 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2022
BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present Nashville vocalist Wendy Moten – best known for her 2021 run on NBC’s “The Voice” – in a special concert on Monday, May 16 at 7:00 PM. Her show will include songwriter Richard Whiting hits including “He’s Funny That Way,” “My Ideal,” “Miss Brown,” and “Too Marvelous For Words.”
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022
Six decades ago the Century 21 Exposition, also known as the 1962 Seattle World's Fair, attracted nearly 10 million attendees during its six-month run and put Seattle on the world's map. This Thursday, Seattle Center, the site of the World's Fair, celebrates 60 years of growth as Seattle's hub for arts and community gatherings, commemorating what is “New, Now & Next,” the theme of the celebration. 
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022
The prolific Huddersfield theatre company Mikron is set to celebrate its 50th anniversary tour this May with the premiere of Red Sky at Night, Lindsay Rodden's (Here, Northern Stage and Curious Monkey and The Story Giant, Everyman Theatre Liverpool) new play about the nation's obsession with the wild and wonderful world of weather.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022
BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present acclaimed vocalist and songwriter Amanda McBroom in her new show “Crimes of the Heart” on Monday, May 2 at 7:00 PM. McBroom’s concert will feature songs of passion, politics, and just plain love, written by the likes of Stephen Sondheim, Irving Berlin, Leonard Cohen, and of course, Amanda McBroom.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2022
In the next couple months, Laurel Little Theatre will be announcing its 62nd season opener and audition dates after we get our four shows selected. Current plans are to audition in May or June and present the show in late summer.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022
BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present acclaimed vocalist Karen Akers in the new show “Water Under the Bridge” on Monday, April 25 at 7:00 PM.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2022
The Youth Theatre Company, a community-based theater for youth and adults, will hold open auditions for its upcoming touring summer production of 'Summer Shorts!' an outdoor and indoor theatrical touring adventure.
by - Apr 12, 2022
Today's top stories includes last night's opening of The Little Prince! Read all of the reviews here! Plus, Andre De Shields is set to depart Hadestown, Skylar Astin joins Little Shop of Horrors, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2022
Six decades ago the Century 21 Exhibition, also known as the 1962 Seattle World's Fair, attracted nearly 10 million attendees during its six-month run and put Seattle on the world's map. This month Seattle Center, the site of the World's Fair, celebrates 60 years of growth as Seattle's hub for arts and community gatherings, commemorating what is “New, Now & Next,” the theme of the celebration. 
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 11, 2022
BroadwayWorld wishes a very happy birthday to Academy Award and Tony Award winning legend Joel Grey, who today celebrated his 90th birthday with Broadway friends in Times Square. Our photog was on hand as well!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2022
In view of the latest situation of COVID-19, the advertised performance of “HK Phil X Tai Kwun: Chamber Music Series: Happy Birthday to Bach” at Tai Kwun JC Cube on 21 Mar 2022 has therefore been cancelled.

Happy Birthday Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Happy Birthday have their been?
Happy Birthday has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1946 and Broadway which opened in 1946.

What productions of Happy Birthday have their been?
Happy Birthday has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1946 and Broadway which opened in 1946.

What is the order of songs in Happy Birthday and what's the order?
I Haven't Got a Worry in the World