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Based on the opera La Belle Hélène by Offenbach

In this fresh take on the Greek tragedy, Helen of Troy never actually makes it to Troy, but lands in an Egyptian hotel room waiting for her love, Menelaus, to find her. Alone in her room, she receives visits from Io and Athena who inform Helen of the tragedy that her image has had on the world.

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by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2022
Triangle Productions opens ERMA BOMBECK: AT WIT'S END tomorrow, running December 1 – 17th.
by Team BWW - Nov 30, 2022
Theater fans will have a chance to see Donna Lynne Champlin sink her teeth into a real role onstage once again for one-night-only: On December 12 she will take to the stage at The Sheen Center, starring as George Bailey in a performance of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE to benefit The Transport Group.
by Gina Sarno - Nov 30, 2022
I had the honor of interviewing Susan Speidel, the director of 'A Christmas Carol' at Chatham Playhouse.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 29, 2022
Creative Cauldron's 2022-23 Season continues with a holiday cabaret series, produced by Matt Conner and featuring some veterans of past Cauldron performances and cabarets, and some talented newcomers.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2022
54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present Ilene Graff in THE ILENE GRAFF HOLIDAY SHOW! on Wednesday, December 28th at 9:30 PM. Ilene and her very special guests will perform a host of holiday favorites inspired by the iconic Holiday specials of the ’60’s and ’70’s.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2022
This holiday season Broadway star, N'Kenge will make her joyous return to the Houston Symphony as featured guest artist for A Very Merry Pops, a three night holiday concert series, led by Principal Pops Conductor Michael Krajewski. The performances will take place on December 15th, 17th and 18th, 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 29, 2022
One Year Lease Theater Company's world premiere of DEAD + ALIVE begins previews tonight. Conceived by Helen Hayes and Edinburgh Stage Award winner Richard Saudek, DEAD + ALIVE is co-directed by Pher [sic] and Saudek, with original live music by Benjamin Domask-Ruh.
by Michael Major - Nov 28, 2022
Andrea Riseborough, who plays Mrs. Wormwood in the new film adaptation of Matilda the Musical, has revealed that the character's musical number 'Loud' was filmed and subsequently cut from the film.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2022
In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, the UK premiere of David French's classic Salt-Water Moon opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 3 January 2023 (Press Nights: Thursday, 5 January 2023 and Friday, 6 January 2023 at 7.30pm). It's a splendid moon-filled night in Coley's Point in 1926.
by Paige Cochrane - Nov 28, 2022
With winter nights growing ever darker and Christmas just around the corner, now is the perfect time to treat yourself to everyone’s favourite festive entertainment. Who doesn’t love a pantomime? This year, the Lyric Hammersmith’s offering is a re-imagining of Jack and the Beanstalk. Nostalgia is thrust into the present with a soundtrack packed full of Beyonce, Billie Eilish and many more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 28, 2022
Due to Covid cases within the company, Theatre for a New Audience is canceling five preview performances of the Off-Broadway premiere of iconic American writer Denis Johnson's Des Moines, directed by Arin Arbus and featuring Johanna Day, Arliss Howard, Hari Nef, Michael Shannon, and Heather Alicia Simms.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 28, 2022
Pioneer Theatre Company, Utah’s premiere professional theatre, will present A Christmas Story, The Musical—the Tony-nominated musical adaptation based on the 1983 film. The 2012 work was adapted for the stage by Joseph Robinette, with music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 28, 2022
The American Theatre Guild has announced that single tickets for the Lubbock premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN will go on sale Friday, December 2 at 10:00 a.m. This production is part of the BROADWAY AT THE BUDDY HOLLY HALL SERIES and will take the stage for eight performances April 4–9, 2023.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 28, 2022
The Music Hall and Ogunquit Playhouse has announced the cast of Elf The Musical, on stage from November 30 – December 18 at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Based on the beloved film, Elf The Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole and raised as one of Santa's elves.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 28, 2022
Released as a bona fide surprise, American Stage is announcing a pop-up holiday show, Wonderful Life, co-adapted by American Stage Producing Artistic Director Helen Murray and Jason Lott from the classic 'It's a Wonderful Life' film. It's running at four Pinellas locations Dec. 15-24. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 28, 2022
Get a behind the scenes look at Olney Theatre Center's remount of its 2021 hit Disney's Beauty and the Beast runs through January 1, 2023, on the Mainstage. Jade Jones and Evan Ruggiero, who attracted national attention last year for their stereotype-busting performances in the lead roles, also return to star as Belle and the Beast.
by Review Roundups - Nov 27, 2022
Critics have weighed in on KPOP, starring K-pop superstar Luna as MwE, directed by Teddy Bergman, with a book by Jason Kim, and music and lyrics by Max Vernon. KPOP officially opened on Sunday, November 27th at the Circle in the Square Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 25, 2022
The Young People's Theatre of Chicago's inaugural 3-Play 2022-23 season will continue with the Chicago premiere of Mo Willems' high-spirited and hilarious Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2022
Lyric Hammersmith Theatre has released production photos for its pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk, written by Jude Christian and Sonia Jalaly with Emmanuel Akwafo playing Dame Trott, Maddison Bulleyment playing Jill, Jodie Jacobs playing Fleshcreep, Leah St Luce playing Jack and Finlay McGuigan playing Simon.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Nov 25, 2022
This spring, Guildhall School of Music & Drama presents a varied programme of events for the public to enjoy, including concerts, drama productions, opera and jazz.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2022
Helen George, known to millions for the past decade as Trixie in the hit BBC One series Call The Midwife, will star as Anna Leonowens in a major new UK tour of the beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The King and I, beginning at Canterbury’s Marlowe Theatre on 4 February.
by Alexander Cohen - Nov 25, 2022
There is an interesting theme emerging in the Royal Court's new season. Each play so far has been part of a paradigm shift towards exploring intensely personal stories and questions. It doesn't feel like a knee jerk reaction to a post Covid world. It feels like there is something more fundamental going on.
by Barry Lenny - Nov 24, 2022
Neil Simon’s affectionate paean to his early years as a comedy writer.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2022
A group of theatrical singer-songwriters are partnering with FRIGID New York to present the second installment of Don't Call Us Emerging: A Songwriters Concert (Monday, December 12th, 8pm at The Kraine Theatre); an evening of original material performed by the writers themselves.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2022
Playhouse Square will welcome unique shows to its stages this December, spanning comedy, dance, music and theatrical performances and more. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2022
See rehearsal photos of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's world premiere of Vichet Chum’s Bald Sisters, a brazen, comic examination of the ties that bind multigenerational families of immigrants together.
by Opening Night - Nov 22, 2022
KPOP officially celebrates its opening night on November 27, but the party came early Sunday night at the Circle in the Square Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there to celebrate with the cast and you can watch as we check in with the company in this video.
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 22, 2022
Jefferson Mays' universally celebrated, one man virtuoso, tour-de-force performance in Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol officially opened and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out photos from the red carpet here!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2022
It’s back and better than ever: VAULT Festival, the UK’s leading independent festival of live performance, makes its joyful return in 2023. Running from 24th January – 19th March 2023 in venues across Waterloo, the programme features over 500 of the best theatre, comedy, cabaret and late-night shows from some of the brightest talents across the live performance industry. 
by Jude Cartalaba - Nov 22, 2022
'You have to want it more than anything. You have to be willing to WORK for it. Sacrifice for it. It’s not as glamorous as it seems. That’s why the passion needs to be for the work, not the fame,' those were striking words of Julia Abueva, one of the stars of the Broadway musical KPOP, inspired by a global phenomenon.
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 21, 2022
KPOP officially celebrates its opening on November 27,  but the party came early last night at the Circle in the Square Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there to celebrate with the cast and you can check out photos from their red carpet appearance below!
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 21, 2022
Pilgrim House, Provincetown's destination for top-flight entertainment, have announced an exclusive three-night engagement of the world premiere of MADAME'S 'FACE-FOR-RADIO' HOLIDAY HOOTENANNY.
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 21, 2022
Last night, history was made on Broadway as the musical sensation KPOP marked their opening celebration, ahead of the show’s official opening night on November 27. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the curtain call here!
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 21, 2022
KPOP officially celebrates its opening night on November 27, but the party came early last night at the Circle in the Square Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there to celebrate and you can check out photos from the starry red carpet arrivals here!
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Boston Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Sacramento Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Sarasota Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Tampa Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 21, 2022
New York Theatre Workshop has added a final benefit performance of Merrily We Roll Along on Sunday January 22, 2023, at 2pm. Proceeds from the performance will benefit NYTW’s education and engagement programming across the 2022/23 season.
by Carolan Trbovich - Nov 21, 2022
What did our critic think of MISS HOLMES at David S. & Anne V. Howard Studio Theatre?
by Stephi Wild - Dec 1, 2022
Gate Theatre has announced its first season at Theatro Technis @ 26 Crowndale. Starting this spring, this follows the announcement of Gate Theatre's permanent move from Notting Hill to Camden, following a long search for a more accessible home.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 1, 2022
The Original Broadway Cast Recording of KPOP The Musical will be released on February 24, 2023. Available for preorder now, the album is produced by Harvey Mason jr. and features music, lyrics, music production and arrangements by Helen Park and music and lyrics by Max Vernon.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 1, 2022
Members of the cast of KPOP the Musical are speaking out about remarks made by New York Times critic Jesse Green in his review of the musical.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2022
Broadway DNA will handle international licensing for 'AUDREY: THE NEW MUSICAL,' inspired by the classic Hollywood and world-renowned icon.
by Michael Major - Dec 1, 2022
AARP The Magazine announced that Jamie Lee Curtis will receive the 2022 Movies for Grownups® Career Achievement Award. Curtis — a critically acclaimed actress across film and television; a recipient of two Golden Globe® Awards, a British Academy Film Award, a People’s Choice Award and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2022
Theatre for a New Audience has announced new preview, press, and opening dates for Denis Johnson’s Des Moines. Due to the detection of Covid within the Des Moines company, performances November 29 – December 3 have been canceled, with the production now beginning December 4.

Helen Frequently Asked Questions

What songs are in Helen and what's the order?
Conference of Kings
Daisies
Is It a Dream?
Is That the Face?
The Judgement of Paris
O God of Love
Shepherd Boy
Shepherd's Song
Sleep On
Tactful Man
Tsing-la-lo

What is the order of songs in Helen and what's the order?
Conference of Kings
Daisies
Is It a Dream?
Is That the Face?
The Judgement of Paris
O God of Love
Shepherd Boy
Shepherd's Song
Sleep On
Tactful Man
Tsing-la-lo

What productions of Helen have there been?
Helen has had 1 productions including West End which opened in 1932.