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St. James Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
246 West 44th St.

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Suggested by The Matchmaker by Thornton Wilder which was an adaptation of Wilderís The Merchant of Yonkers which was based on the 1835 English farce A Day Well Spent by John Oxenford, and the 1842 Austrian farce Einen Jux Will er Sich Machen by Johann Nestoy

HELLO, DOLLY! Comes to Reagan High School
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

The Reagan Fine Arts Department presents its 2019 musical Hello, Dolly! February 6th-9th at 7pm. (more...)

Maine State Music Theatre to Hold Auditions
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

Maine State Music Theatre will hold local adult auditions on Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm at 22 Elm Street in Brunswick for MSMT's summer productions of Treasure Island, Hello, Dolly! and The Wizard of Oz. The theatre is also seeking performance interns ages 18 and over for the full season May 20 August 25, 2019. This is an open call audition. Those who wish to audition should show up, sign in, and will be seen in the order in which they arrive. (more...)

Andrea Wolff's 'I Can't Trace Time' Unplugs And Moves To Pangea
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

Andrea Wolff's I Can't Trace Time, a passionate and whimsical musical memoir, will play a show at downtown's alt-cabaret, Pangea, on Feb. 22nd, 2019 at 7pm. With a signature mixture of pop and Broadway played only by Music Director/Pianist Jude Obermuller and with an appearance by Special Guest, Sean Harkness, I Can't Trace Time features a master entertainer who has been widely lauded for her strong comic timing, offbeat and compelling characterizations and superb taste in music. (more...)

Photo Special: Broadway's Jennifer Leigh Warren in the Cast of FOX's RENT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

January, 2019 is a big month for Jennifer as the Rent: Live performance is January 27th on Fox and the BroadwayHD streaming of 'A Night with Janis Joplin' began January 19th where Jennifer performs as the 'Blues Singer.' (more...)

HELLO, DOLLY! On Sale This Friday At Hennepin Theatre Trust
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

The producers of Hello, Dolly!, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, and Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today that single tickets for the National Tour starring Broadway legend Betty Buckley will go on sale Friday, Jan. 25 at 10 a.m. Hello, Dolly! comes to Minneapolis at the historic Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave.) as part of the of 2018-2019 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin series Tuesday, April 16 to Sunday, April 28, 2019. (more...)

VIDEO: CBS Sunday Morning Remembers Carol Channing
by Stage Tube - Jan 21, 2019

CBS Sunday Morning paid tribute to Channing yesterday during its program. The show aired clips from past interviews, as well as productions Channing was in, including Hello, Dolly! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE BAND'S VISIT Celebrates 500 Performances on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2019

Today, January 20, 2019, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, THE BAND'S VISIT celebrates 500 performances on Broadway! The company celebrated on stage at the Barrymore Theatre with a cake by Marissa Gonzales. (more...)

Jonathan David Sloate Releases New Single 'If You Believe'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2019

Composer, lyricist and playwright Jonathan David Sloate releases new single entitled 'If You Believe' featuring stellar performances from Broadway's Rodney Hicks (Come From Away, The Scottsboro Boys, Jesus Christ Superstar, Rent) and Max von Essen (Anastasia, An American in Paris, Evita, Les Miserables) along with the 59-piece Prague Symphony Orchestra. 'If You Believe' is available on iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, CDBaby, and all other major digital platforms worldwide. (more...)

ONLY YESTERDAY Heads to New York This Fall and World Premiere of VENUS RISING Takes the Main Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

As the sixth annual New Works Now new play festival commences, Northern Stage is thrilled to announce its third Off-Broadway production, Only Yesterday by Hollywood writer Bob Stevens, and bring another world premiere to the main stage, Venus Rising by local playwright Marisa Smith. (more...)

Photo Flashback: Remembering the Great Carol Channing
by Walter McBride - Jan 18, 2019

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported earlier this week, the legendary Carol Channing. Channing died at 12:31am on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019, at home in Rancho Mirage, CA of natural causes. (more...)

Tony Winner Gavin Creel Joins Seth Rudetsky For Broadway Concert Series At Scottsdale Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

He won a 2017 Tony Award for his portrayal of Cornelius Hackl in "Hello, Dolly!" opposite Bette Midler on Broadway. Now Broadway actor and singer Gavin Creel will be performing with Seth Rudetsky at 8 p.m. Friday, March 8, at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 1/18: Danny Burstein & Christian Dante White in MY FAIR LADY, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 18, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld, and TGIF! Catch up on the latest Broadway news before you jump into your weekend! (more...)

BWW Interview: Andy Huntington Jones Talks THE BOOK OF MORMON
by Katricia Lang - Jan 18, 2019

THE BOOK OF MORMON appears on the Hobby Center stage through January 20, 2019. Andy Huntington Jones (Elder McKinley) talks about the good intentions behind the raunchy, yet incisive, jokes found in the musical. (more...)

Photo Flash: Maltz Jupiter Theatre Presents MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is kicking off the New Year with a rare four-week run of the sunny and funny musical that took Broadway by storm: Mamma Mia! (more...)

BWW TV: Betty Buckley Talks Taking HELLO, DOLLY! Across the Nation
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 18, 2019

The first national tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival of Hello, Dolly!, starring Tony Award winner Betty Buckley is bringing Jerry Herman's classic musical across the nation! See a chat with Ms. Buckley about her turn in Dolly's red gown and feathers below! (more...)

Public Booking For West End MARY POPPINS Begins 28 January
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

Public booking for Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Mary Poppins will open at 10am GMT on 28 January 2019. The musical, based on the stories of P. L. Travers and the original film, returns to its original West End home at the Prince Edward Theatre after fifteen years. Mary Poppins will begin previews on 23 October 2019 with opening night on 13 November and initially go on sale until 29 March 2020. (more...)

VIDEO: Betty Buckley and the Cast of HELLO, DOLLY! Pay Tribute to Carol Channing
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 18, 2019

After Tuesday night's performance of Hello, Dolly!, Betty Buckley and the cast took to the stage during the curtain call to pay tribute to Carol Channing, who originated the role of Dolly. (more...)

HELLO, DOLLY! UK Run Sounding Unlikely
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Rumors of a Bette Midler led West End transfer of Hello, Dolly! have been swirling for quite some time with the tides pulling in both directions. The latest from Daily Mail reporter Baz Bamigboye suggests that things are not looking good.  (more...)

Musical Theatre West Brings OLIVER! To The Carpenter Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Consider yourself at home at Musical Theatre West's (MTW) production of Lionel Bart's Tony Award-winning musical Oliver! at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center February 8-24. Tickets are on sale now at, by calling (562) 856-1999, or at the MTW Box Office. Tickets start at $20. (more...)

MARY POPPINS West End Return To Begin Performances in October; Tickets On Sale 28 January
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 17, 2019

It has been reported that the practically perfect musical Mary Poppins will return home to the West End's Prince Edward Theatre in fall of 2019. (more...)

Our Table: A New Musical, Broadway Is 850 Strong, Max Sheldon, And More Come to Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Photo Flash: A Loverly First Look at Danny Burstein & Christian Dante White in MY FAIR LADY!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Earlier this month, six time Tony nominee Danny Burstein and Christian Dante White  assumed the role of Alfred P. Doolittle and Freddy Eynsford-Hill in Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady, directed by Bartlett Sher, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Check out a first look at the duo in action below! (more...)

VIDEO: Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel Talk WAITRESS, Bette Midler, Sara's Next Album
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Sara Bareilles & Gavin Creel visited AM to DM by BuzzFeed News this morning to discuss sharing the stage on Broadway's Waitress, Gavin working with legendary Bette Midler in Hello Dolly!, and Sara's upcoming new album.   (more...)

Robbie Rozelle's SONGS FROM INSIDE MY LOCKER to Be Recorded Live at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents the return of Robbie Rozelle in "Songs From Inside My Locker"on Saturday, February 23 and Friday, March 1, 2019 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 1/16: Broadway Mourns Carol Channing, and More
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 16, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! We've got your top Broadway news to get you through hump day! (more...)

BWW Review: A BRONX TALE is Catchy and Compelling
by Chris Arneson - Jan 16, 2019

If you're like me, there's probably a lot you didn't know about A Bronx Tale before settling into your seat. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 16, 2019
by - Jan 16, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Social Roundup: Broadway Celebrates National Swing Day!
by Linnae Medeiros - Jan 16, 2019

Actor's Equity Association is celebrating the unsung heroes of the theatre community with its fourth annual National Swing Day. In honor of the occasion, we've gathered social posts from swing nation both in New York and on the road. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, January 16- Carol Channing Opens On Broadway in HELLO, DOLLY!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 16, 2019

Ms. Channing received a 1964 Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her performance. Throughout her career, Carol Channing played the role of Dolly Levi in over 5000 performances on Broadway and on tour, without missing a single show.  (more...)

Casting Announced Of THE DOUBLE-THREAT TRIO!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to announce the cast of the world premiere of THE DOUBLE-THREAT TRIO written by Adam Overett February 15, 2019 April 28, 2019 at the CLO Cabaret. THE DOUBLE-THREAT TRIO is the third musical to be given a world premiere from Pittsburgh CLO's inaugural SPARK festival, which developed musicals designed to cultivate the next generation of small-cast shows that will continue on in similar venues around the country. Tickets for this hysterical take on 'making it' in the theater are now available online at, by phone at 412-456-6666 or in person at the Theater Square Box Office, and start at $31.25. (more...)

Bay Area Theater Community To Dim Its Lights In Honor Of San Francisco's Own Carol Channing
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

The Bay Area theater community will honor the life and career of theatrical legend and San Francisco local treasure, Carol Channing, with the dimming of the lights on Friday, January 18, 2019 at 7:45 p.m. PST for one minute. This will echo Wednesday's dimming of the lights of Broadway theaters in New York. American Conservatory Theater, Curran, Feinstein's at the Nikko, and Lowell High School will participate, and with Theatre Bay Area and its 300 theater company members, other theaters throughout the Bay Area will pay tribute to Channing throughout the day, shining a light on her marque performances over social media. (more...)

Ceri Dupree Heads Back To Gate69 With Immaculate Deception
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Ceri Dupree heads back to Gate69 with Immaculate Deception, from 6 February to 16 March 2019 As one of the UK's top female impersonators, Ceri Dupree has been delighting audiences in Britain and around the world for almost 30 years. (more...)

Tony Award-Winning 'Dolly' Bette Midler Mourns The Passing Of The Great Carol Channing
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Earlier today, BroadwayWorld was saddened to report the passing of the legendary Carol Channing. Channing died at 12:31am on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019, at home in Rancho Mirage, CA of natural causes. (more...)

BWW Flashback: The Very Best of the Late, Great Carol Channing
by Paul Smith - Jan 15, 2019

BroadwayWorld was sad to announce the passing of theatre icon Carol Channing early Tuesday morning. She was most notably known for creating the legendary role of Dolly Levi in Hello, Dolly, a role she went on to play in more than 5,000 performances. (more...)

Video: FROZEN On Broadway Pays Tribute To The Late Carol Channing
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 15, 2019

Earlier today, BroadwayWorld was saddened to report the passing of the legendary Carol Channing. Channing died at 12:31am on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019, at home in Rancho Mirage, CA of natural causes. (more...)

Ryann Redmond to Take Over as Olaf in FROZEN; Joe Carroll and Noah J. Ricketts Assume Male Leads
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

As it approaches its first anniversary, Frozen is pleased to announce that Joe Carroll (Once, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, Bandstand) and Ryann Redmond (Bring It On The Musical, If/Then) will join the company as Hans and Olaf, respectively, and current cast member Noah J. Ricketts will assume the role of Kristoff. (more...)

Photo Flash: Al Hirschfeld Mourns the Passing of Carol Channing
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

The Al Hirschfeld Foundation mourns the loss of the great Carol Channing. In memory, the Foundation has released a series of drawings made throughout her illustrious career. Check them out below. (more...)

Social Roundup: Broadway Remembers Carol Channing
by Linnae Medeiros - Jan 15, 2019

Broadway lost one of its brightest lights today with the passing of the renowned Carol Channing. Stars and fans alike have taken to social to remember and reminisce about the legend and her iconic performances. Check out some of the highlights below! (more...)

All Broadway Theatres Will Dim Lights for Carol Channing Jan. 16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Carol Channing, a Tony Award winner and theatrical legend, who passed away on Tuesday, January 15 at age 97. To commemorate her life and work, the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of Broadway theatres in New York for one minute on Wednesday, January 16 at exactly 7:45pm.  (more...)

BWW Flashback: No Fixer Uppers Here! Meet FROZEN's New Stars
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

As it approaches its first anniversary, Frozen is pleased to announce that Joe Carroll (Once, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, Bandstand) and Ryann Redmond (Bring It On The Musical, If/Then) will join the company as Hans and Olaf, respectively, and current cast member Noah J. Ricketts will assume the role of Kristoff. (more...)

The Legendary Carol Channing Dies at 97
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 15, 2019

BroadwayWorld is deeply saddened to report the passing of the legendary Carol Channing. Channing died at 12:31am on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019, at home in Rancho Mirage, CA of natural causes. (more...)

Broadway Mourns the Loss of Carol Channing
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 15, 2019

BroadwayWorld was deeply saddened this morning to report the passing of the legendary Carol Channing. The Broadway community took to social media to share memories and condolences. (more...)

Video Flashback: Carol Channing Performs on Broadway For the Final Time in The 2010 Gypsy of the Year Opening
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2019

This morning, BroadwayWorld was saddened to report the passing of the legendary Carol Channing. Today, we remember her with this flashback video of her final performance on Broadway, performing in the opening number of the 2010 Gypsy of the Year Competition. (more...)

Judy Garland Musical CHASING RAINBOWS Gets the OK from Liza Minnelli Following Industry Presentation
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz, a new Broadway-bound musical about the early life of Judy Garland, from her vaudeville sister act through her rise at MGM to win the role of Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, just had an industry presentation in New York City. The musical has reportedly earned the approval of one very important guest, Liza Minnelli. She told Deadline:  (more...)

CHICAGO The Musical Comes to The Fulton Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

The Fulton Theatre swings into the new year with one of Broadway's longest running musicals, Chicago. Opening on January 24, 2019, the Fulton's distinctive production of Chicago is set to be the hottest show of the season, and will channel the alluring luster of 1920's vaudeville. Featuring a two story band stand, flying jail cells, and set elements that extend into the audience, Chicago is sure to be a spectacle so alluring it should be criminal. The dazzling set was designed by Adam Koch, who recently wowed audiences with his set design for Fulton Theatre's The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The Fulton's costumes are a departure from the simple all-black garb of the Broadway revival. Featuring glistening sequins, feathers, and boas, the Fulton's costumes epitomize one of the show's most iconic numbers, "Razzle Dazzle". The exquisite costumes are designed by Fulton regular, Ryan J. Moller, who has crafted wardrobes for some of the Fulton Theatre's biggest shows including Disney's Beauty and the Beast and Robin and Clark's Treasure Island, A Musical Adventure. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jessica Sheridan Comes Back to San Diego With HELLO, DOLLY!
by E.H. Reiter - Jan 14, 2019

HELLO DOLLY comes to Broadway San Diego and we welcome native Jessica Sheridan back to the San Diego stage in this production playing Tuesday January 15th - 20th at Broadway San Diego (more...)

HITS OF BROADWAY Opens Friday At Music Mountain
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Music Mountain Theatre brings the Hits of Broadway to audiences this January! (more...)

BWW Review: FINDING NEVERLAND at The Overture Center
by Scott Rawson - Jan 13, 2019

From the initial spot of light which danced upon the closed curtain to the beautiful Tableau at the end, Finding Neverland is sure to delight! (more...)

5-Star Theatricals Presents DREAMGIRLS IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

5-STAR THEATRICALS (formerly Cabrillo Music Theatre) presents a very special benefit event, ONE NIGHT ONLY - DREAMGIRLS IN CONCERT,music by Henry Krieger, book & lyrics by Tom Eyen, musical direction by Patrick Gandy, choreography by Lesia Kaye and directed by Robert Clater. DREAMGIRLS IN CONCERT will perform Saturday, February 16, 2018 at 8pm at the 1,800-seat Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks.     (more...)

Drury Lane Theatre Announces Casting For MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Drury Lane Theatre announces casting for its production of the international megahit Mamma Mia!, with music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bj rn Ulvaeus, some songs with Stig Anderson, and book by Catherine Johnson. Originally conceived by Judy Craymer, Mamma Mia! is directed by Artistic Director William Osetek and choreographed by Jane Lanier with music direction by Roberta Duchak. Mamma Mia! runs February 7 April 14, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, February 21 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

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