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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


SPA Brings THE SOUND OF MUSIC To Jones Hall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

Society for the Performing Arts (SPA) is proud to present a brand-new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, making its Houston premiere June 1 - 3 at Jones Hall for the Performing Arts as part of a North American tour. (more...)

VIDEO: HAMILTON and DEAR EVAN HANSEN Perform 'Found Tonight' at Easter Bonnet Competition
by Stage Tube - Apr 26, 2018

Humor, hope and heart were at the core of the performances at the 32nd annual Easter Bonnet Competition. Dear Evan Hansen and Hamilton wowed the crowd with their rendition of the Hamildrop 'Found Tonight,' watch the video below! (more...)

BWW Review: GENE KELLY ~ THE LEGACY - AN ENDEARING EVENING WITH PATRICIA WARD KELLY - at The Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Apr 26, 2018

Everyone knows who Gene Kelly is, but after seeing this wonderful tribute to the many sides of him, you can't help but feel love in your heart for what he accomplished, how he felt about life, love and happiness, work, and for the amazing gifts he gave to all of us. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Inside the 2018 EASTER BONNET COMPETITION
by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2018

Humor, hope and heart were at the core of the performances at the 32nd annual Easter Bonnet Competition, which raised $5,721,879 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Go inside the performances below! (more...)

Sara Krulwich, Bessie Nelson and Ernest Winzer Cleaners to Receive The 2018 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that they will present the 2018 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre to three outstanding contributors to the Broadway industry - New York Times' culture photographer Sara Krulwich, costume beader, Bessie Nelson, and the Ernest Winzer Cleaners. (more...)

Cent. Stage Co. Announces Young Performers Workshop: Spring Festival Of Shows
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

???????Centenary Stage Company's critically acclaimed Young Performers Workshop returns with their annual Spring Festival of Shows running May 25 through June 3. These talented young thespians between the ages of 8 and 18 fill the Little Theater with musical theatre favorites including Hello Dolly!, Damn Yankees, Charlotte's Web, and South Pacific. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Jess LeProtto Takes Home the Gypsy Robe for CAROUSEL!
by Walter McBride - Apr 25, 2018

Carousel officially opened earlier this month at the Imperial Theatre and BroadwayWorld at the Gypsy Robe ceremony before the production's opening night performance. We're taking you behind the scenes with recipient Jess LeProtto below! (more...)

Casting Announced For Canadian Premiere Of Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Shake the winter blues away! Check in to the biggest holiday party of the year as the new Irving Berlin musical Holiday Inn makes its triumphant Canadian premiere in Drayton. Don't be fooled - this spectacular musical comedy is not just about the traditional 'holiday season' - it spans a full year of celebrations from Thanksgiving and Christmas to Valentine's Day, Easter and more. Step into spring with this festive musical on stage from May 16 to June 3 at the Drayton Festival Theatre. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre Lab To Present Staged Readings Of PLAY IT BY HEART with Crystal Bowersox, Carmen Cusack, Linda Hart
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

???????Amas Musical Theatre(Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present further staged readings of Play It by Heart, a new musical, with music by David Spangler, Jerry Taylorand Marty Dodson, lyrics byDavid Spangler, Jerry Taylor,R.T. Robinson, and Marty Dodson, and book byWilly Holtzman. Directed by Daniel Goldsteinwith music direction by Andrew Wilder, the readings (by invitation only) will be held on Thursday, May 17 at 1pm and 5pm at Opry City Stage (48th/49th& Broadway). (more...)

BWW Review: The Musical Theater Project and Jewish Federation put the spotlight on Israeli's 70thanniversary with ¬"Milk and Honey¬"
by Roy Berko - Apr 24, 2018

Many know Cantor Kathy Wolfe Sebo as a superlative cantor. Few know, however, that she didn't start out to make the religious life her career. (more...)

Tennessee Performing Arts Center Announces 2018-19 Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

The Tennessee Performing Arts Center has announced its 2018-19 Broadway season. (more...)

Out Of The Box Theatrics Hosts Intimate WOMEN IN THEATER Panel And Reception April 30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Out of the Box Theatrics (OOTB) will host a special forum on Monday, April 30 to support the theater's commitment to providing a platform for up and coming artists. (more...)

BWW CLOSE UP: Barbra Streisand
by Andrea Incera - Apr 24, 2018

Un dia como hoy, hace 75 a√Īos, nacia Barbra Streisand en Brooklyn (more...)

Broadway Raises $5.7 Million at BC/EFA's 32nd Annual Easter Bonnet Competition!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Stars from some of the most popular shows on Broadway, including Angels in America, The Band's Visit, Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, Hello, Dolly!, The Lion King, Mean Girls, Once on This Island and SpongeBob SquarePants, gathered today at the Minskoff Theatre for the 32nd annual Easter Bonnet Competition. What were the results of this fundraising season? A whopping $5,721,879! (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: April 23-29, 2018
by BWW Special - Apr 23, 2018

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for April 23-29, 2018. (more...)

ON YOUR FEET! to Make Wisconsin Debut in Madison
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Overture Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the Wisconsin premiere and the state's only engagement of the hit Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! will take the Overture Hall stage Tuesday, May 15-Sunday, May 20. Based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY¬ģ winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY¬ģ winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan, the first national tour stars Cuban-American Broadway actress Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan, and acclaimed stage and television actor Mauricio Martinez as Emilio Estefan. (more...)

B Street Theatre Presents Chelsea Marcantel's AIRNESS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Chelsea Marcantel is not an air guitarist. Nor is she a part of an air guitar shredding family. She found the world through a former boyfriend she met in Chicago. "I thought...this is the dumbest thing I've ever heard." The relationship did not work out, however, Marcantel found herself going down a "Youtube Wormhole" of air guitar performances. And after watching the acclaimed documentary Air Guitar Nation, she began writing a play about the world of imaginary soloing. (more...)

Brief 4/23: SUMMER Officially Opens Tonight, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 23, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Summer: The Donna Summer Musicals officially opens tonight on Broadway, and more! (more...)

BWW Social: Go Behind The Scenes of MY FAIR LADY's Cast Recording Studio Session Today!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Go behind the scenes of MY FAIR LADY's cast recording session today on BroadwayWorld's Instagram! Tune in for a loverly behind the scenes look at the cast in action over on BWW's Instagram with Cameron Adams.  (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 4/22/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 4/22/2018. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tatyana Lubov & Louis Griffin Talk Cinderella at Foxwoods Resort Casino
by Carissa Chesanek - Apr 23, 2018

Tatyana Lubov and Louis Griffin are gearing up for their upcoming appearance in Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella at Foxwoods Resort Casino next month. We sat down with Lubov (Cinderella) and Griffin (Prince Christopher) to get the scoop.   (more...)

BWW Review: DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS at Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre
by Brian Michaels - Apr 22, 2018

After spending the past decade teaching and directing in the West Fargo school district Adam Pankow took over as Artistic Director of FMCT last year. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is his first full directing job since starting his new position. (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Call on Horace! HELLO, DOLLY's! Victor Garber Relives Some of His Greatest Roles
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Apr 22, 2018

He has played roles as varied as Jesus and Mr. Applegate; John Wilkes Booth and Thomas Andrews; Anthony and Professor Callahan. Nowadays he's bringing audiences to their feet eight times a week at the Shubert Theatre as Hello, Dolly's Horace Vandergelder. (more...)

Bette Midler Will Return To HELLO, DOLLY! For Final Six Weeks of Broadway Run
by Alan Henry - Apr 20, 2018

The Associated Press reports that Bette Midler will return to Hello, Dolly! on Broadway for a limited six week engagement to close out the Broadway run beginning July 17th. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 20, 2018
by - Apr 20, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Stars From FROZEN, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and Many More to Appear at the 32nd Annual Easter Bonnet Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

Stars from some of the most popular shows on Broadway, including Angels in America, The Band's Visit, Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, Hello, Dolly!, The Lion King, Mean Girls, Once on This Island and SpongeBob SquarePants, will make special appearances at the 32nd annual Easter Bonnet Competition on Monday, April 23, at 4:30 pm and Tuesday, April 24, at 2 pm. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, April 20: Bette is Back Where She Belongs in HELLO DOLLY! On Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 20, 2018

On this day in 2017, the divine Bette Midler returned to Broadway in the iconic role of Dolly Levi in the smash-hit revival of Jerry Herman's HELLO DOLLY! (more...)

NEWSIES at Toby's Dinner Theatre in Columbia - Start Spreading the News_NEWSIES is a hit!!
by Charles Shubow - Apr 20, 2018

Once again Toby's Dinner Theatre presents top flight entertainment for the entire family. (more...)

Allan Corduner To Teach A Master Class For United Solo
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

United Solo Offers a New Master Class With Internationally Acclaimed Actor Allan Corduner, Currently Starring in "My Fair Lady" on Broadway This class with Allan Corduner, taking place on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 5:30pm, will provide an opportunity to explore voice technique for stage, screen, and voiceover. Participants will learn the basics of preparing for auditions, developing a character, and exploring vocal possibilities for audiobooks, radio, podcasts, and interviews. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: April 19, 2018
by BWW Special - Apr 19, 2018

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

Marilyn Maye, 54 Sings Sara Bareilles, and more Coming Up at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

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. (more...)

Hong Kong Repertory Theatre Announces its 2018-19 Season Opening Performance THE BIG MEAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

At various festivals or special occasion, families often meet for special meals, gathering together members spanning several generations. The highlight of such gatherings is the time spent together as a family, while food is merely the "cherry on top". Different relationships within each family often reveal themselves at such occasions, which allow one to sample the many flavours of life, while we may have experienced similar scenarios ourselves. (more...)

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: The Percy Jackson Musical National Tour Will Launch In Chicago January 2019
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL, an 'electrifying' (Newsday) musical adaption of the New York Times best-selling novel written by Rick Riordan, will launch its national tour in Chicago in January 2019 before heading across the country, with engagements announced in Seattle, Detroit, Charlotte, San Antonio and more. Additional tour cities and casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Breaking: THE BAND'S VISIT, ANGELS IN AMERICA, MEAN GIRLS, FROZEN, And More Earn Drama League Nominations; See The Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2018 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by Tony¬ģ Award winners Harriet Harris, Julie White and Tony¬ģ Award nominee Christopher Sieber at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online right here at BroadwayWorld.com. (more...)

Kander And Ebb's THE HAPPY TIME Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary at 54 Below Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

Kander and Ebb's THE HAPPY TIME: 50TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT will be at Feinstein's/54 Below this Thursday, April 19th, 2018, at 7:00pm. (more...)

Brief 4/18: THE SEAFARER, HEAD OVER HEELS in San Francisco, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 18, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: The Seafarer, starring Matthew Broderick, opens tonight, and Head Over Heels opens its pre-Broadway run in San Francisco tonight! (more...)

BWW Previews: FOLLOWING SOLD OUT PETER PAN JR., SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES ABOUND at Patel Conservatory at The Straz Center
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Apr 17, 2018

FOLLOWING SOLD OUT PETER PAN, SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES ABOUND at Patel Conservatory at The Straz Center (more...)

Peter Bartlett, Reed Birney, Lisa O'Hare, Tony Roach, Don Stephenson, Lenny Wolpe And More Will Star In Project Shaw's THE DOCTOR'S DILEMMA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) is proud to announce the next presentation of the 13th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those of his contemporaries, presented monthly at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street).  (more...)

BWW Invite: Get Up Close with HELLO, DOLLY!'s Victor Garber!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

On Monday, April 19 (12pm) join us at the Robin Williams Center (247 West 54th Street) for a Career Conversations Q&A with Victor Garber, current star of HELLO DOLLY!, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge!' (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: April 16-22, 2018
by BWW Special - Apr 16, 2018

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for April 16-22, 2018 (more...)

State Theatre New Jersey Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

???????State Theatre New Jersey presents The Wizard of Oz for three performances on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 7:30pm and Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 2pm and 7:30pm. Featuring the classic songs, as composed by Harold Arlen, "Over the Rainbow," "Ding Dong the Witch is Dead," and "If I Only Had A Brain." Tickets range from $35-$98. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 4/15/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 4/15/2018. (more...)

The Menier Chocolate Factory Announces Full Casting For The UK Premiere Of Jordi Galceran's THE GRONHOLM METHOD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces full casting for the UK premiere of Jordi Galceran's The Gronholm Method. Making his UK directorial debut, BT McNicholl directs Jonathan Cake (Frank), Greg McHugh (Carl), Laura Pitt-Pulford (Melanie) and John Gordon Sinclair (Rick). The production opens on 22 May, with previews from 10 May, and runs until 7 July. (more...)

Jennifer Simard to Make Solo Debut at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 - Broadway's newest intimate concert venue - will present the solo concert debut of Tony Award nominee JENNIFER SIMARD onSeptember 9 at 7:00 PM. Celebrated for her featured Broadway roles in Hello, Dolly!, Disaster! and more, Simard will premiere her show 'Stigma' that celebrates the crazy in all of us, with laughs, pain and rock-n-roll, featuring songs by some of her favorite artists. The evening is conceived by Jennifer Simard, directed by Thomas Caruso and has musical direction and arrangements by Steve Marzullo. Lael Van Keuren and Maggie McDowell serve as backup vocalists. 'Stigma' featuresimagery by Sarah Jenkins Photography and makeup by Amanda Thesen Beauty. (more...)

Marilyn Maye, David Yazbek With Adam Kantor, Jenn Gambatese, And More Come to Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

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 www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Lorna Dallas Unveils Her Spring Collection
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

May is the perfect month to unveil Spring Collection, internationally acclaimed West End and New York singing star Lorna Dallas' sparkling new show at Crazy Coqs. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kate Baldwin, Margaret Colin Visit ONE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND ONE DAY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

One Thousand Nights and One Day, a new musical with book and lyrics by Jason Grote, with music by Marisa Michelson, and directed by Erin Ortman welcomed Kate Baldwin (Hello, Dolly) and Margaret Colin ('Veep'). Check out the photos below! (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre's Rosetta LeNoire Teen Academy to Present JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Amas Musical Theatre's (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy will present Jesus Christ Superstar, a Rock Opera with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice.  The story is loosely based on the Gospels' accounts of the last week of Jesus's life, beginning with the preparation for the arrival of Jesus and his disciples in Jerusalem and ending with the crucifixion.  (more...)

Christopher Sieber And Jennifer Simard To Lead ANNIE At The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

The Muny announced today that Tony nominees Christopher Sieber and Jennifer Simard will star as the stoically affluent Daddy Warbucks and the deliciously wicked Miss Hannigan, respectively, in the theatre's centennial season production of Annie, July 18 - 25. Annie is directed by John Tartaglia and choreographed by Jessica Hartman with music direction by Colin Welford. Annie is proudly sponsored by Edward Jones. (more...)

THE WHO'S TOMMY, LITTLE SHOP, THE MUSIC MAN, and More Set For Kennedy Center Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced programming for its 2018-2019 theater season. The upcoming season not only exemplifies the Kennedy Center as a home for the best theater productions from Broadway and around the world, but also reinvigorates the Center's commitment to self-producing world-class theatrical work at the nation's performing arts center. (more...)

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