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Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (New York, NY)
205 West 46th 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


Tony Winner Liliane Montevecchi Passes Away at 85
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Tony winner Liliane Montevecchi passed away today, June 29, in New York City. She was 85 years old. (more...)

B Street Stages WE'RE GONNA BE OKAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

We're Gonna Be Okay received its world premiere in the 2017 Humana Festival and was met with rave reviews for its unique way of telling a story many Americans are familiar with, The Cuban Missile Crisis. It later was produced at the American Theatre Company in Chicago and was listed as one of Time Out: Chicago's "24 Shows To See In January." The story follows two average American families during the Cuban Missile Crisis. (more...)

VIDEO: Santino Fontana, Ali Stroker & More Sing PROMISES, PROMISES for Transport Group!
by Stage Tube - Jun 28, 2018

Earlier this week, Transport Group presented Promises, Promises- its second musical in this season's Anne L. Bernstein Concert Series- featuring John Cariani (The Band's Visit; Tony nominee Fiddler on the Roof), Donna Lynne Champlin (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend; Sweeney Todd; Obie Award for TG's The Dark at the Top of the Stairs), Jessica Fontanta (Cinderella; TG's Once Upon a Mattress), Santino Fontana (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend; Tootsie ; Tony nominee Cinderella), Stanley Bahorek (Amazing Grace, Queen of the Mist), Lauren Blackman (Anastasia), Hannah Corneau (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Marc Kudisch(Finding Neverland, Hand to God), Sean McLaughlin (Hello Dolly), Bruce Sabath(Cagney), Tally Sessions (War Paint), and Ali Stroker (Spring Awakening). (more...)

'Greatest Showman'-Inspired THIS IS THE GREATEST SHOW To Embark on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

It's Everything You Ever Want! Inspired by the imagination of PT Barnum, This Is The Greatest Show will tour the UK from 18 September to 4 November celebrating songs from some of the most loved musicals and movies of all time. A full list of tour dates follows below. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: July 9-15, 2018
by BWW Special - Jul 9, 2018

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for July 9-15, 2018. (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS, BEACHES, HAIR, and More Available as Part of Barnes and Noble's Vinyl Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Barnes & Noble has announced the return of Vinyl Weekend, which will take place July 13 through July 15 at all stores nationwide. To kick off its annual celebration of vinyl records and music, Barnes & Noble has unveiled a huge selection of exclusive vinyl albums, with a special focus on Broadway music throughout the ages, which will be available at all stores, while supplies last. (more...)

I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE Kicks Off Vermont's ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

This celebration of the mating game takes on the truths and myths behind that contemporary conundrum known as 'the relationship.' (more...)

ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival Returns For Second Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

The ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival offers a season of live, professional musical theatre productions that run from August to October each year. Our Festival is modeled after the 'summer stock' tradition of staging shows: we use a resident company of actors and artists to create a series of musicals, with an all-new production presented every few weeks across our three-month season. (more...)

ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival Presents THE FANTASTICKS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

'Try to Remember' a time when this romantic charmer wasn't enchanting audiences around the world. The Fantasticks is the longest-running musical in the world and with good reason: at the heart of its breathtaking poetry and subtle theatrical sophistication is a purity and simplicity that transcends cultural barriers. The result is a timeless fable of love that manages to be nostalgic and universal at the same time. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 7/8/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 7/8/2018. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 7/9
by BWW Special - Jul 9, 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 7/8/2018. (more...)

Brief 7/9: The New York Musical Festival Kicks Off Today, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 9, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: The New York Musical Festival kicks off today, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: HAIR Celebrates Opening Night at Berkshire Theatre Group
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 8, 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. The Berkshire 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...)

Dee Hoty Talks Taking On The Title Role in HELLO, DOLLY! in Oklahoma
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 8, 2018

Dee Hoty, three-time Tony nominee, is gearing up to take on the iconic role of Dolly Levi in a production of Hello, Dolly! at the Lyric Theatre in Oklahoma. She, along with some of the show's creatives, chatted with NewsOK to talk about their experiences thus far. (more...)

Premiere Stages Presents PUSHCART PLAYERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018

???????Pushcart Players, New Jersey's renowned touring theater for young audiences presents "Ellis Island: Gateway to America" at Premiere Stages at Kean University on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 10:30 am. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Liliane Montevecchi
by Walter McBride - Jul 6, 2018

BroadwayWorld reported on June 29th that Tony winner Liliane Montevecchi passed away at 85 years old. Take a look back on some of our favorite memories of Montevecchi, in the photos below. (more...)

Kaufman Music Center's BOUND FOR BROADWAY Musicals Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

???????Kaufman Music Center's annual showcase of some of the best new musicals headed to New York theaters will include shows by Academy Award Winner and 'Let It Go' songwriter KRISTEN ANDERSON-LOPEZ ('Frozen') and RICK ELICE ('Jersey Boys,' 'Peter and the Starcatcher'), plus music director ANDY EINHORN ('Bullets Over Broadway, 'Sondheim on Sondheim' & the upcoming 'Hello, Dolly' starring Bette Midler). Featuring performances by BETSY WOLFE ('Falsettos'), SEBASTIAN ARCELUS ('Jersey Boys,' TV series 'House of Cards' and 'Madam Secretary'), DREW GEHLING ('Waitress') and many more. (more...)

Review Roundup: Barrington Stage's THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY With Music and Lyrics by William Finn
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, presents the world premiere musical, The Royal Family of Broadway. Performances run through July 7 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). (more...)

BWW Review: CANTANDO CON LE STELLE DA BROADWAY A HOLLYWOOD PASSANDO PER IL CUORE al Teatro Altro Spazio
by ETTORE FARRATTINI - Jul 5, 2018

Brunella Platania, direttrice dell'Accademia Platafisica, alla fine della prima parte del gala annuncia che la serata sara piu lunga delle celebrazioni per il 70¬į compleanno di Andrew Lloyd Webber dello scorso marzo. Ma devo dire che le tre ore di CANTANDO CON LE STELLE- DA BROADWAY A HOLLYWOOD PASSANDO PER IL CUORE organizzate lo scorso 30 giugno al Teatro Altro Spazio di Roma non ci sono sembrate poi cosi interminabili. (more...)

Bid Now on 2 Tickets to HELLO, DOLLY! Plus Bernadette Peters' Show-Worn Merchandise, Attend Broadway Barks and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Enjoy two matinee tickets (2:00pm) to the Broadway revival of Hello Dolly starring Bernadette Peters and Victor Garber on July 14th and take home the jewelry that Miss Peters wears during the show (starfish pin, earrings and haircomb). (more...)

BWW Interview: Lori B. Lawrence of THE GROWING STAGE in Netcong
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 5, 2018

As summer goes into full swing, The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of NJ in Netcong has their exciting Summer Arts Day Camp for children from Kindergarten through the 8th Grade starting on July 9. Lori B. Lawrence is the Director of Educational Programming for The Growing Stage that includes the theatre's Summer Arts Day Camp, Fall & Winter Classes, and their Broadway Workshop Series. (more...)

BARK! THE MUSICAL Comes to Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2018

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Red, White, Blue and Broadway- The Full July Fourth Weekend Performance Schedule!
by BWW Special - Jul 4, 2018

Happy Fourth of July! Just because the rest of the country will be spending the weekend sipping drinks at the pool, pigging out at family barbecues, and enjoying a day off at home, doesn't mean Broadway will shut down for the holiday weekend - the shows must go on! (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 7/1/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 7/1/2018. (more...)

BWW Flashback: Remembering the Great Liliane Montevecchi
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported last week, Tony winner Liliane Montevecchi passed away on Friday, June 29, in New York City. She was 85 years old. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: July 2-8, 2018
by BWW Special - Jul 2, 2018

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for July 2-8, 2018. (more...)

Head to the Highlands with Pittsburgh CLO's BRIGADOON Opening July 17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to bring Lerner and Loewe's BRIGADOON from the Scottish Highlands to the Benedum Center stage July 17 - 22. As part of its ongoing mission to celebrate musical theater, Pittsburgh CLO often revives classics, thus introducing new audiences to the masterpieces of Broadway's golden age. (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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