Happy Days

Based on the television series by Garry Marshall

It's May 1959 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Fonzie is still the king of cool at his favorite malt shop, Arnold’s. The school year is coming to an end and the rest of the gang, including Richie, Lori Beth, Potsie and Ralph Malph, are getting ready to graduate from Jefferson High School.


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by Sarah Hookey - May 8, 2019
Jim J. Bullock (Too Close for Comfort and Broadway's Hairspray) and Josh Strickland (Broadway's Tarzan) head Tuacahn Amphitheater's 2019 season. This year, Tuacahn is recreating some of their most popular productions from the past.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019
Join Broadway, film and television star Barbara Minkus (www.barbaraminkus.com) as she shares an intimate show of personal moments, funny and poignant songs and her remarkable stories working with luminaries like Danny Kaye, Merv Griffin, Jerry Lewis, and Charlotte Rae.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019
This summer Goodspeed Musicals will produce the heartwarming new musical Because of Winn Dixie. This touching tale based on the award-winning novel by Kate DiCamillo will run June 28 - September 1 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019
GFOUR PRODUCTIONS, one of the fastest growing production and management companies in the theatrical community, is pleased to welcome new faces to its leadership team and celebrate the critically acclaimed debut of MIDDLETOWN, its newest production.
by Don Grigware - May 23, 2019
Theatre of the Absurd is offbeat and terribly entertaining, but you must have the right actors and skilled direction. Fine director James Bundy has dynamic actress Dianne Wiest in the role of Winnie in Samuel Beckett's Happy Days. With her consistently optimistic outlook crashing up against a cloudy world, laughs are guaranteed. Currently onstage at the MTF through June 30, the play will have audiences mesmerized by the dandy work of Miss Wiest and her partner Michael Rudko playing her husband Willie.
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019
The Yale Repertory Theatre production of Samuel Beckett's classic 'Happy Days' celebrated its opening night at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. See photos from the evening!
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 19, 2019
If you were making a movie about New York City and were tasked to re-create the perfect intimate night club experience that included a beautiful glamorous singer and famous New Yorkers at the tables look no further. That scene took place at the Beach Cafe with actress/singer Linda Purl performing her show up close and personal singing to you from the curve of Tedd Firth's Grand Piano on the East Side of Manhattan last night.
by Gil Kaan - May 18, 2019
Samuel Beckett's masterpiece HAPPY DAYS has already begun previews May 15, 2019 at the Mark Taper Forum, with Dianne Wiest taking center stage as Winnie, partially buried in the sand. Providing a foil for her non-stop, almost-soliloquy, Michael Rudko portrays Willie, Winnie's mostly unseen husband. Michael found some time to answer a few of my inquisitive queries.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019
The Yale Repertory Theatre production of Samuel Beckett's classic 'Happy Days' has begun performances at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. Directed by James Bundy, the production features Academy Award winner Dianne Wiest('Hannah and Her Sisters,' 'Bullets Over Broadway') as Winnie and Michael Rudko as Willie. Currently in previews, 'Happy Days' will play at the Mark Taper Forum through June 30, 2019, with the opening set for May 22 at 8 p.m.
by Craig Richardson - May 17, 2019
Centered around Carole King's life and biography, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is an appropriate cap to The American Theatre Guild's 2018-2019 season. This first national tour is filled with well-rounded, talented performers from all over the United States, including members who have been a part of the company for three years or more. Though the script itself for this pseudo jukebox musical may be a bit lacking compared to favored classics such as Cinderella, seen earlier in the season, the individual vocal and acting abilities are worth paying full ticket price.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the three shows that complete the seven plays of its 2019-20 subscription season: the West Coast premiere of the critically acclaimed new drama White Noise by Suzan-Lori Parks; the world premiere of Sarah Ruhl's Becky Nurse of Salem that was developed through The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep's Center for the Creation and Development of New Work; and Samuel Beckett's masterpiece Happy Days directed by James Bundy and starring two-time Academy Award winner Dianne Wiest.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019
This Was Supposed to Be Fun, the debut LP (and second official offering) from EPIC BEARD MEN, is an indie-rap tour de force by two of the underground's finest; Sage Francis and B. Dolan. This album knocks. It parties with disreputable outlaws in truck stops. It blends the classic sounds of breakbeats and timeless drum machines with soul grooves and sub bass. Guitars, violins, and a goddamn brass band have sat in before the party's over. On the vocal side of things, more than a few lyrical heavyweights drop in to take their turn on the mics.
by Debbie Hall - Mar 27, 2019
The years pass by and then, decades later, the memories come flooding back during a special night with long-time friends. Middletown, an exhilarating and universal depiction of love, life, and friendship, will premiere at Myron's Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts March 31-April 2.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019
The award-winning jukebox musical, Life Could Be a Dream, opens the 2019 Round Barn Theatre Season. Meet fledgling doo-wop singing group Denny and the Dreamers as they prepare to enter the Big Wopper Radio contest and realize their dreams of making it to the big time.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019
Wonder and amazement abound! Drury Lane Theatre announces casting for its Regional Premiere of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical, featuring Chicago resident Audrey Edwards and Warrenville native Natalie Galla sharing the title role. With book by Dennis Kelly, music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, and orchestrations and additional music by Chris Nightingale, Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is directed and choreographed by Mitch Sebastian and runs April 26 June 23, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, May 2 at 8:00 p.m.
by Melissa Giordano - Mar 22, 2019
It is a real treat that The John W. Engeman Theatre is currently mounting A Gentleman's Guide To Love & Murder. The top-notch cast is remarkable leaving the audience in stitches. The hit show plays the beautiful Northport venue through April 28th, and it is sure to be a must-see this season.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019
GFour Productions, producers of MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL and Tony-nominated FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, today announced the addition of Don Most, known for his role as Ralph Malph in the hit TV show HAPPY DAYS, to the all-star cast of the new play MIDDLETOWN, an exhilarating and universal depiction of love, life and friendship, and how each endures through the roller coaster of life.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019
The bustling beach town of Grand Bend will be even busier this June as a beloved Hollywood star arrives in town. Iconic television actor Cindy Williams, best known for her role as Shirley Feeney on the classic sitcom Laverne & Shirley will play the role of Mrs. Meers in Drayton Entertainment's production of the hit Broadway musical comedy, Thoroughly Modern Millie. The production launches the 2019 Season at the Huron Country Playhouse running from June 5 to June 22 on the Mainstage.
by Barry Lenny - Jun 8, 2019
The evening was dedicated to the late Frank Ford, the founder of the Cabaret Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019
Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group continues its 20th-anniversary season with the Broadway hit BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, which opens at Meralco Theatre in Pasig City on June 14.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group's of BEAUTIFUL: THE Carole King MUSICAL, which runs at Meralco Theatre now through July 7 is now on stage. The show is directed by Bobby Garcia.
by TV News Desk - Jun 24, 2019
Today, the Artistic Director Antonio Monda, in agreement with Laura Delli Colli, head of Fondazione Cinema per Roma, and Francesca Via, General Manager, announced several sneak previews of the fourteenth Rome Film Fest, which will take place from October 17th to 27th 2019 at the Auditorium Parco della Musica, and will extend, as usual, to several other locations and cultural entities in the Italian capital.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Take a magical journey under the sea when Musical Theater West (MTW) brings Disney's The Little Mermaid to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center July 12-28.   
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Following the first ever UK & Ireland tour of Titanic The Musical in 2018, casting has been revealed as the production prepares for its 2019 worldwide tour. After opening at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking on 11 July 2019, the production led by returning director Thom Southerland will tour across the world until 15 December 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Theatre for a New Audience founding artistic director Jeffrey Horowitz, having just received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 OBIEs, today announces TFANA's 40th anniversary season. The 2019-2020 programming exemplifies what makes TFANA, in the words of the OBIE committee, one of the city's most vital institutions championing adventurous and urgent productions of Shakespeare alongside other writers.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2019
Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group, which is celebrating its 20th year, has just released its production photos of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, which runs at Meralco Theatre now through July 7. The show is directed by Bobby Garcia.
by Greg Kerestan - Jun 16, 2019
Though the actual libretto is long past its expiration date, there's no denying that this nostalgic throwback is a great musical revue if nothing else.
by Troy Frisby - Jun 14, 2019
It's hard to dream up a better way to kick off LGBTQ Pride Month than with a Judy Garland-themed concert hosted by a queer artist and raising money for an LGBTQ organization.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019
Goodbye grey skies, hello blue! Second Street Players will bring Happy Days, A New Musical to its Riverfront Theater stage this summer. Based on the hit television series, the show will run for two weekends in July. The production is directed by Josh Gross and co-directed by Laura Howard.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
Beginning August 5, getTV will begin airing episodes of the popular sitcom “Hot in Cleveland,” starring Valerie Bertinelli (“One Day at a Time”), Jane Leeves (“Frasier”), Wendie Malick (“Just Shoot Me”) and Betty White (“The Golden Girls”). The series, which ran on TVLand from 2010 to 2015, will air August 5 at 6PM ET.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019
Babson College and Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) announced today the discontinuation of their partnership effective January, 2020.
by Juan Carlos Verdu Garcia - Jul 11, 2019
El pasado domingo 7 de julio, más de 65.000 personas se dieron cita el domingo en Hyde Park para el único concierto en Europa que la artista neoyorquina va a dar en esta mini-gira.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced that The Tale of Despereaux, a new musical, will join the 2019-20 season as its second special presentation solidifying the previously announced seven-show subscription season. Coming off a successful run at The Old Globe in San Diego, where it had its world premiere, The Tale of Despereaux, written and directed by PigPen Theatre Co. and co-directed by Marc Bruni, will begin previews at Berkeley Rep on Thursday, November 21, 2019 and run through Sunday, January 5, 2020. Tickets will go on sale in early August exclusively to Berkeley Rep's 2019-20 season subscribers before being made available to the general public.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019
Second Street Players will bring Happy Days, A New Musical to its Riverfront Theater stage this summer for a rockin' and rollin' good time. Based on the hit television series, the show will run for two weekends in July. With amazing music from Oscar-winner Paul Williams and a book by the TV series' original creator Garry Marshall, Happy Days, A New Musical is sure to be fun for all. The production is directed by Josh Gross and co-directed by Laura Howard.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019
"In a story, someone had a dream. In that Dream, someone told a story." A Dream Like a Dream is one of the most celebrated Chinese theatrical masterworks of the 21st century. It was conceived and created by Stan Lai, who recently became the first Chinese theatre professional inducted into the Sibiu Walk of Fame at the Sibiu International Theatre Festival, Romania's pre-eminent performing arts event. In 2002, the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre was the first professional company to mount A Dream Like a Dream, winning Best Overall Performance, Best Costume Design and Best Supporting Actor (TragedyDrama) at the 12th Hong Kong Drama Awards. After a hiatus of 17 years, the HKRep produces this work anew, co-directed by Stan Lai and HKRep Assistant Artistic Director Fung Wai Hang, with special guests Louisa So, three-time Hong Kong Drama Award Best Actor Poon Chan Leung and ViuTV series star Cecilia Choi from My Very Short Marriage leading a 30-member cast of HKRep company members and other outstanding local actors. The production runs from July 28th to September 8th at The Box, Freespace, Art Park, West Kowloon Cultural District. On July 11th, a limited number of tickets will be available for sale for the preview performance (July 27th) and the production run from URBTIX outlets and the West Kowloon Cultural District.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019
Sometimes being brave means being yourself! This fall Goodspeed Musicals' production of Billy Elliot The Musical will spark with infectious energy. This tour-de-force of dance based on the British movie of the same name, will run September 13 a?" November 24 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be October 2, 2019].
by Stephanie Wild - Aug 2, 2019
Today's top stories: Six is headed to Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
Come on and get happy with a new neon art exhibition from Carla O'Brien, FREE rainbow snacks every weekday, happy dog therapy with Guide Dogs Victoria and digital gaming at QV Melbourne's Happy/Days
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts & Mccoy Rigby Entertainment present the West Coast Premiere of GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL, book by Dan Remmes, music by Neil Berg, lyrics by Nick Meglin, (Adapted from the Warner Bros. motion picture written by Mark Steven Johnson), additional orchestrations by Phil Reno, choreography by Michele Lynch, musical direction by Benet Braun and direction by Matt Lenz.
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
Fast forward to 2017 and myself, Justin, Scott and Grant got into the studio and made the Mastersystem record 'Dance Music'.  This record and the short tour we did in early 2018, straight after TMOF 10 year anniversary tour, meant a great deal to me, to us.  
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) hosted its annual Grants Banquet. Among those in attendance were Ben Platt and Beanie Feldstein who performed a mashup of Happy Days Are Here Again and Get Happy, originally by Barbra Streisand and Judy Garland.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019
Portland favorites Gretchen Corbett and Sharonlee McLean take the stage beginning May 4 to star in David Hare's The Breath of Life, a two-woman play The Daily Telegraph called "bitingly funny." When Francis Beale (McLean) decides she wants one last word with her ex-husband's ex-lover (Corbett), both women are forced to confront their past, their failed relationships, dashed ideals and the lens through which they choose to view their futures. Ken Rus Schmoll (readings in six of the last ten JAW Festivals at The Armory, productions at Playwrights Horizons and New York Theatre Workshop) will direct.
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 3, 2019
VIDEOCABARET presents the World Premiere of Cliff Cardinal's dark comedy, TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE, at a brand new theatrical home in downtown Toronto. TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE will be presented at VIDEOCAB's new black box stage, 10 Busy Street, April 24 - May 19, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019
GFour Productions, producers of MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL and Tony-nominated FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, recently presented a limited engagement of the play MIDDLETOWN by Dan Clancy, at Bucks County Playhouse. Featuring an all-star cast, MIDDLETOWN is described as "an exhilarating and universal depiction of love, life and friendship, and how each endures through the roller coaster of life."
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019
The Yale Repertory Theatre production of Samuel Beckett's classic "Happy Days" has begun rehearsals at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. Directed by James Bundy, the production features Academy Award winner Dianne Wiest("Hannah and Her Sisters," "Bullets Over Broadway") as Winnie.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019
The Daytime Emmy Awards happen on May 5th and now you can be there and see your favorite daytime stars
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019
Take a moment before the show when you attend the Round Barn Theatre to see "Life Could Be A Dream," and take a look at the mug shots of the actors in the program. You can't help but notice the photos bear no resemblance to the characters as played onstage during the fast-paced performance of this musical.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019
The Poway Center for the Performing Arts welcomes the reliably irreverent Capitol Steps, Washington DC's political satirists extraordinaire, for an 8 p.m. performance on Friday, May 3, 2019. This perennial favorite promises to tackle both sides of the political spectrum and all things equally foolish. What more would you expect from the troupe that puts the 'MOCK' in Democracy?
by Gary Naylor - Apr 12, 2019
The Marvelous Wonderettes is a jukebox musical that does exactly what it says on the tin - the four singers vocally splendid in front of a fine band.