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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


Daniel Robert Sullivan's CONVICTION (An Irish Pub Song Musical: 1942) Will Have an Industry Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2018

A new musical with traditional tunes and a historical spin will receive a developmental reading on July 25th, 2018 at the Dramatists Guild Foundation Music Hall on 40th St. in Manhattan. (more...)

BWW Interview: Marc Antolin Talks LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Rona Kelly - Jul 20, 2018

It's big...it's green...and no, it's not just the park! This summer, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre stages Little Shop of Horrors with rehearsals currently underway.  Though his character Seymour may be 'full of broken dreams', Marc Antolin certainly isn't. Taking on his dream role, Marc shares his favourite songs from the show and why he loves returning to Regent's Park. (more...)

Photo Flashback: The Best of Times! Celebrating Jerry Herman's 78th Birthday!
by Walter McBride - Jul 20, 2018

In today's photo flashback, we're attending the star-studded 78th birthday celebration of legendary composer, Jerry Herman! Check out some throwback photos from the evening below! (more...)

Photo Throwback: Bette Midler Performs in ART OR BUST in 1983
by Walter McBride - Jul 19, 2018

We're taking you deep into the archives of BroadwayWorld photographer Walter McBride for exclusive flashbacks to Broadway past. Today, check out these shots of Bette Midler performing in Art or Bust in 1983! (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: July 19, 2018
by BWW Special - Jul 19, 2018

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

The Gateway Presents Kander and Ebb's CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Joe Masteroff's Tony-winning masterpiece, Cabaret, opens at The Gateway on August 3, (Previews begin August 1) featuring unforgettable songs like "Maybe This Time," "Two Ladies," "Don't Tell Mama," and the title song, "Cabaret." Ticket prices range from $59-$89 per show with Previews starting at $49. Student discounts and group rates are available.  For a complete list of show times, pricing and more information about the season, visit our website TheGateway.org, tickets on-line or through the box office at 631-286-1133. (more...)

Neshaminy Valley Music Theatre Wins Three International Music And Entertainment Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

Neshaminy Valley Music Theatre's spring 2017 production of Hello, Dolly!won three awards from the International Music and Entertainment Association. The awards were announced at a ceremony on June 16 at the Paramount Arts Center in Ashland, Kentucky. The three recipients are Jackie Laurence of Quakertown for Outstanding Leading Actress in a Musical, Kyle Rodgers of Telford (Montgomery County) for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical, and George Kinsley of Langhorne for Outstanding Scenic Design of a Musical. (more...)

Brief 7/19: GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER Begins Previews, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 19, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Gettin' the Band Back Together begins previews tonight, and more! (more...)

Tickets On Sale August 3rd for DCPA Season; DEAR EVAN HANSEN, ANASTASIA, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) announces today that tickets for the 2018/19 Broadway, Cabaret, Off-Center, Theatre for Young Audiences, and the 40th Anniversary season for the DCPA Theatre Company shows go on sale to the general public Friday, August 3 at 10 a.m. at denvercenter.org. (more...)

New Musical Comedy HEIST! Announces Special Preview
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

HEIST!, the new musical comedy about an enterprising team of thieves who attempt the biggest con Broadway has ever seen, will make its world premiere this summer, in a limited sneak peek preview engagement beginning Thursday, August 9th and continuing through Sunday, September 2nd only (more...)

Photo Flash: She's Back Where She Belongs! Get a First Look at Bette Midler in Her Return to HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

She's back where she belongs! Last night, at Broadway's Shubert Theatre, Bette Midler returned to the title role in the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival of Hello, Dolly! (more...)

BWW TV: Bette Midler Makes Her Return to HELLO, DOLLY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 18, 2018

Bette Midler returned in the title role of the Tony Award-winning revival of Hello, Dolly! last night at Broadway's Shubert Theatre. (more...)

GRT Extends Neil Simon's RUMORS At Lonny Chapman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

The Group Rep's well received production of Neil Simon's classic farce RUMORS, directed by Doug Engalla, produced by Alyson York, has been extended due to critical acclaim and sold out houses. The play about five neurotic couples who gather for a dinner party celebrating one couple's 10th anniversary, goes wildly awry when guests arrive early only to discover their host has shot himself, the hostess and servants are missing, and dinner not ready. Confusions and miscommunications mount, as the evening spins off into farcical hilarity. The play, which opened June 15, will run through August 11th at the Lonny Chapman Theatre in North Hollywood, at the edge of the NoHo Arts District. (more...)

B Street Theatre Extends THE LADIES FOURSOME Due To Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

The Ladies Foursome was based upon an earlier play by Foster entitled The Foursome, in which four men who are old buddies from college, play 18 holes of golf. Foster shifted the story to feature four women instead of four men, and changed the plot in specific ways to fit his new cast of characters. Ladies Foursome premiered at the Morrisburg Theatre in Montreal, Canada in July of 2014. The show received glowing reviews with many critics claiming that this new Foursome was better than the first. Soon after, the play received an American premiere at the B Street Theatre, and since then has been produced at the Bay Theatre in Baltimore, Theatre Baddeck in Cape Brenton Island, and the Toowoomba Theatre in Canada. (more...)

Back Where They Belong! Bette Midler & David Hyde Pierce Return To HELLO, DOLLY! Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Bette Midler, who received unanimous raves and every Broadway acting honor, including the 2017 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her 'perfect, once-in-a-lifetime Dolly' (New York Magazine), will return to the title role in the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival of Hello, Dolly! tonight, July 17, for a strictly limited six-week-only engagement. (more...)

Brief 7/17: Watch The HELLO, DOLLY! Cast Perform at Broadway Barks, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 17, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: watch the cast of Hello, Dolly! perform at Broadway Barks, and more! (more...)

Legendary Songwriters, Classic Popular Singers To Be Celebrated At The 29th Annual New York Cabaret Convention, October 9th-12th
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

For three decades, the unofficial launch of 'autumn in New York' has been marked by the annual Cabaret Convention of The Mabel Mercer Foundation. This year, their four individual concerts will once again be presented at 6 p.m. at the Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, beginning Tuesday, October 9thand running through Friday, October 12th. More than seventy diverse vocalists -- ranging in age from seventeen to ninety -- are scheduled to entertain; thirteen of these will make their New York Cabaret Convention debuts during the 2018 performances. (more...)

Betty Buckley-Led HELLO, DOLLY! Tour Will Makes Stops in LA, Chicago & More; Full Itinerary Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley will star in the first national tour of Hello, Dolly!, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, beginning September 30, 2018 in the Connor Palace at Cleveland's Playhouse Square. The full tour itinerary is as follows: (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: July 16-22, 2018
by BWW Special - Jul 16, 2018

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

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 7/15/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 7/15/2018. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 7/16
by BWW Special - Jul 16, 2018

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 7/15/2018. (more...)

Fiore Barbini Brings Cabaret ShowLOSING MY MIND to 53 Above Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

FIORE BARBINI is bringing his newest cabaret show, LOSING MY MIND, to 53 Above Broadway in New York City on Wednesday, September 5th, 2018. The show features musical direction by Yasuhiko Fukuoka. Fiore made his NYC cabaret debut in October 2018 with his first solo show, I'M STILL HERE, at 53 Above Broadway. He brought the show to Don't Tell Mama Cabaret and performed sets at The Duplex and The West End. (more...)

Industry Interview: Wolf of Broadway- Meet Tony-Winning Producer, Orin Wolf
by Robert Diamond - Jul 16, 2018

Just over a month ago, Orin Wolf was celebrating a whooping ten Tony wins for his little musical that could- The Band's Visit. As the big winner at the 72nd Annual Tony Awards on June 10, the new show not only swept the ceremony, but it found a place in history with some of Broadway's most awarded musicals- a producer's dream. (more...)

VIDEO: Gavin Creel, Charlie Stemp (and a Whole Bunch of Puppies) Take Over Shubert Alley for Broadway Barks Performance!
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2018

Below, watch as Gavin Creel, Charlie Stemp and the cast of Hello, Dolly! help kick off the festivities with a very special performance of 'Put On Your Sunday Clothes' featuring was else, but puppies! (more...)

VIDEO: Bernadette Peters And Victor Garber Take Final Bows In HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

In the video below watch as Bernadette Peters takes her final bow in Hello, Dolly! on Broadway alongside co-star Victor Garber. Two-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters began performances on Saturday evening, January 20, and played her final performance July 15th. (more...)

Photo Flash: So Long Dearies! Bernadette Peters & Victor Garber Take Final Bows in HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

Just yesterday, Broadway legend Bernadette Peters took her final bow in Hello, Dolly! on Broadway, alongside co-star Victor Garber. Two-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters began performances on Saturday evening, January 20, and played her final performance July 15th. (more...)

Alexander Gemignani, Nat Zegree, and More to Be Mentors at Songbook Academy
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

???????Performers from Broadway's Hamilton, Mean Girls and Carousel will be among the professional mentors for the Great American Songbook Foundation's 2018 Songbook Academy, the nation's only summer youth music intensive focused on the timeless standards of jazz, pop, Broadway and Hollywood. (more...)

Lyric's HELLO DOLLY! is a Dazzling Summer Spectacular
by Robert Barossi - Jul 15, 2018

Sometimes, bigger is, in fact better. When Lyric Theatre takes up residence at the Civic Center Music Hall every summer, they capably fill that venue's enormous space. With their current production of Hello, Dolly! Lyric's entire team proves just how much big sets, big costumes, big cast size, big orchestra and big talent can all come together to create a perfect theatrical experience. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out For Broadway Barks, Hosted by Bernadette Peters and Victor Garber
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jul 15, 2018

Broadway Barks, produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, took place yesterday, Saturday, July 14, 2018 in Shubert Alley. (more...)

BWW Review: AUDRA McDONALD with the Minnesota Orchestra
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Jul 14, 2018

Audra McDonald is a busy, working mother of four who also happens to have six Tonys among her many awards and still finds time to support social causes that mean a lot to her, as well as bringing her activism into her set list in ways both overt and subtle. She played a one-night concert with the Minnesota Orchestra on July 13, 2018. But if you missed it, read on for how you can experience it, too. (more...)

BWW Review: HELLO DOLLY! at Trollwood Performing Arts School
by Brian Michaels - Jul 14, 2018

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DESPERATE MEASURES Original Cast Recording Digital Album Available Today From Masterworks Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

The Original Cast Recording from the hit musical comedy Desperate Measures is available digitally today from Masterworks Broadway, with the CD set for release August 10. With music by David Friedman (Listen to My Heart) and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina), the album is produced by Robert Sher with liner notes by Peter Filichia. Described by the Huffington Post as 'a good old-fashioned musical comedy... a happy surprise of a show filled with enjoyable songs,' Desperate Measures is currently running at New World Stages in New York City. (more...)

Gavin Creel, Charlie Stemp & HELLO, DOLLY! Cast Will Perform at Broadway Barks!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

For the past 20 years, more than 2,000 cats and dogs have stolen Broadway's spotlight and the hearts of all who come to Broadway Barks. Approximately 85% of these furry friends have successfully found forever homes. (more...)

HELLO,DOLLY! is Back Where it Belongs at The Gem Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Hello, Dolly! opened on July 12 at Garden Grove's historic GEM THEATRE presented by the award-winning One More Productions - one of Southern California's leading musical theater companies. (more...)

BWW Previews: PATEL CONSERVATORY'S SUMMER INTENSIVE MUSICAL HELLO DOLLY! DEBUTS at Teco Theatre, Straz Center
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Jul 13, 2018

On July 12-15, the hard work of 27 participants in Patel's summer intensive program will be revealed on stage in Hello, Dolly!. Talented students in grades eight through college junior rehearse from 9am to 4pm for four weeks and present a musical at the end of the fourth week. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First look at Hilliard Arts Council's HELLO, DOLLY!
by Jerri Shafer - Jul 13, 2018

Be sure to attend Hilliard Arts Council' production of Hello, Dolly! Only 3 performances available the weekend of July 13, so make your plans now!!! Performances run July 13 & 14th at 8:00 pm and July 15th at 3:00 pm at the Hilliard Davidson High School, 5100 Davidson Rd., Hilliard, OH 43026. Tickets can be purchased at https://www.locallevelevents.com/events/details/4580. For performance times and more information visit: http://www.hilliardartscouncil.org/ (more...)

First Look At DON'T TELL ME NOT TO FLY at McEwan Hall
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 13, 2018

First images have been released for Don't Tell Me Not To Fly at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Venue Change! THE PROM Will Dance Into the Longacre Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Broadway's upcoming musical comedy The Prom will dance on...just in a new theatre! (more...)

VIDEO: Bernadette Peters Chats Broadway Barks and Saying Goodbye to HELLO DOLLY On LIVE With Kelly and Ryan
by TV News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Bernadette Peters talks about enjoying her final performances of 'Hello, Dolly' and hosting the dog adoption event, Broadway Barks on LIVE with Kelly and Ryan! Watch the clip below! (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber's LOVE NEVER DIES Comes to Dallas Summer Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM), Broadway Across America (BAA) and Performing Arts Fort Worth are thrilled to announce Love Never Dies will make its North Texas premiere in Dallas July 24 - August 5, 2018 at the Music Hall at Fair Park, and in Fort Worth August 7-12, 2018 at Bass Performance Hall as part of a North American Tour. (more...)

Jersey Boys' Frankie' Standby Drags Bette Midler Tribute Into Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

For two more performances, July 14 & 28, 2018, Bistro Award-winning Cacophony Daniels (aka Jersey Boys's Courter Simmons) marches into New York's storied Don't Tell Mama with 'Wanna Bette?,' a live-singing cabaret tribute to the one and only Bette Midler. (more...)

The 'Broadwaysted' Podcast Welcomes MY FAIR LADY's Cameron Adams
by Broadwaysted - Jul 12, 2018

This week the Broadwaysted Crew is thrilled to be hanging out with an old #FriendoftheShow...My Fair Lady's Cameron Adams! We're pouring out delicious Reyka Vodka and Montelobos Mezcal as Cameron chats with us about her experiences in Hello, Dolly with Broadway royalty Bette Midler and Donna Murphy, her first time performing at Lincoln Center in the hit revival My Fair Lady, and the amazing costumes and sets from the many shows in her impressive Broadway career. (more...)

Sayreville Residents Invited to GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER Final Dress
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

The producers of Broadway's Gettin' The Band Back Together, are inviting Sayreville, NJ residents to attend the show's final dress rehearsal on Wednesday, July 18. The new musical comedy takes place in Sayreville and begins preview performances the next day, Thursday, July 19. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: July 12, 2018
by BWW Special - Jul 12, 2018

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

Katrina Lenk, Storm Lever, and More Added to Line Up of Broadway Barks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

The 20th Annual Broadway Barks, the star-studded dog and cat adoption event benefiting New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies, will feature celebrities from the hottest shows currently on Broadway. Just announced to join the event are: Aaron De Jesus (Jersey Boys), Katrina Lenk (The Band's Visit), Storm Lever (Summer: The Donna Summer Musical) (more...)

Brief 7/10: Kara Lindsay Returns to BEAUTIFUL, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 10, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Kara Lindsay will return to Beautiful: The Carole King Musical tonight, and more! (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, July 10- Happy Birthday, Jerry Herman!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 10, 2018

On this day, we celebrate the birthday of legendary composer Jerry Herman! (more...)

Original LGBTQ Musical SONATA 1962 To Star Five-Time NYMF Favorite Erin Leigh Peck
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Award-winning playwright Patricia Loughrey and composer Thomas Hodges announce that five-time NYMF alum Erin Leigh Peck (Motherfreakinghood, Grease! on Broadway) will step into the lead role of Margaret Evans in their original LGBTQ musical Sonata 1962.The production, which will make its Off-Broadway debut this August as part of the 2018 New York Musical Festival's Next Link Project, was originally slated to star Becca Ayers who has had to step out of the show due to booking a Broadway contract. (more...)

Photo Flash: Berkshire Theatre Group Presents HAIR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Broadway is currently celebrating the 50th year of Hello Dolly and the Folksbiene is mounting Fiddler On The Roof (in Yiddish) for its same Golden Anniversary. TheBerkshire Theatre Group has an exciting production of HAIR also celebrating its Broadway Opening in 1968 on it's Unicorn Stage. BroadwayWorld was there for the opening night curtain call. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Opens AT Pittsburgh CLO 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO will fill the Benedum Center with magic and wonder fit for all ages with Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, July 27 - August 5. Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST ran for a staggering 13 years and over 5,000 performances on Broadway. Now, Pittsburgh CLO brings this treasured story to life for a new generation, continuing the organization's commitment to providing young patrons the opportunity to enjoy live musical theater at home in Pittsburgh. Tickets are now available by phone at 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or by visiting the Box Office at Theater Square. Select half-price tickets for children 3-14 are sponsored by Giant Eagle, offering an affordable option for families to enjoy this timeless tale together. (more...)

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