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High Society

Opened: January 25, 1987
Closing: January 16, 1988

High Society - 1987 - West End Tickets, News, Info & More

Based on the play The Philadelphia Story by Phillip Barry

Based on the 1956 film High Society

Performance Now Theatre Company presents High Society. For tickets and more information, visit the website.

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James Norton, Omari Douglas, Luke Thompson, and Zach Wyatt Will Lead Ivo van Hove's English Language Premiere of A LITTLE LIFE by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2022

Ivo van Hove will stage the English language première of Hanya Yanagihara's critically acclaimed prize-winning novel, A Little Life in the West End. Van Hove directs James Norton (Jude), Luke Thompson (Willem), Omari Douglas (JB), Zach Wyatt (Malcolm), Elliot Cowan (Brother Luke/Doctor Traylor/Caleb), Zubin Varla (Harold), Nathalie Armin (Ana), and Emilio Doorgasingh (Andy).

Photos: Go Inside BROADWAY BLOCKBUSTERS with The New York Pops by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 19, 2022

Last night, The New York Pops-led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke was joined by guest artists Nikki Renée Daniels, Jordan Donica, Matt Doyle, and Melissa Errico, as well as Judith Clurman's Essential Voices USA in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall for Broadway Blockbusters. Check out the photos here!

Monica Arnó And Brian Cheney Star In Plainfield Symphony's Pops Concert LIFE IS A CABARET by A.A. Cristi - Nov 18, 2022

On Saturday, November 19th at 7pm acclaimed Conductor and Music Director Charles Prince leads the Plainfield Symphony in the audience favorite Pops Concert, entitled “Life is a Cabaret”.

Rachael & Vilray to Release New Album 'I Love A Love Song!' by Michael Major - Nov 17, 2022

Recorded at United Recording in Los Angeles, CA, the twelve-track album was produced, engineered and mixed by Dan Knobler (Judy Collins, Allison Russell) and features arrangements from Jacob Zimmerman. All songs were written by Vilray except for the 1930’s classic “Goodnight My Love,” which was written by Mack Gordon and Harry Revel.

Photos: First Look at Jay McGuiness, Lorna Luft and Michael Starke in WHITE CHRISTMAS UK Tour by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2022

See new production photos for the UK Tour of Irving Berlin’s WHITE CHRISTMAS The Musical, starring Jay McGuiness, Lorna Luft and Michael Starke.

Full Cast & Creative Team Announced for AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' at Rubicon Theatre Company by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2022

Just in time for the holidays, Rubicon Theatre Company has announced the fifth show of its 2022-2023 “Welcome Home” season, the 1978 Tony Award-winning musical celebration, AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’.

Review: THE DEVIL'S STAIRCASE at Carrollwood Players by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - May 8, 2023

A CWP Black Box Production at Carrollwood Players, The Devil’s Staircase, written and directed by Gabriel Flores, had its world debut on Friday night and runs through May 13.

Review: AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' at GREAT LAKES THEATER by Roy Berko - May 8, 2023

What did our critic think of AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' at GREAT LAKES THEATER? The setting in which a musical production takes place, often affects the pleasure one gets from the experience. A perfect case in point is AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' presently being staged by Great Lakes Theater in its intimate Hanna Theatre home.

Review: THE CIRCLE, Orange Tree Theatre by Alexander Cohen - May 8, 2023

The production straddles the line between farce and poignance without deciding which it prefers.

Review: LADY WINDERMERE'S FAN at Oyster Mill Playhouse by Andrea Stephenson - May 7, 2023

Lady Windermere’s Fan is a delight, and the cast and crew at Oyster Mill Playhouse deserve a round of applause. For a lighthearted look at the complexities of family, relationships, and secrets, get your tickets before it’s too late.

Julie Benko, Isaac Mizrahi And More Join Bay Street Theater MUSIC MONDAYS Season Line Up by A.A. Cristi - May 5, 2023

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the return of Music Mondays; the hit summer concert series that invites artists to perform for audiences and share stories of their time on and off the stage.

Review: PRIVATE LIVES at Arizona Theatre Company by Herbert Paine - May 15, 2023

Lots gets lost in Arizona Theatre Company's production of Noël Coward's PRIVATE LIVES. Runs through May 28th in Phoenix at the Herberger Theater Center.

Los Angeles Ballet's 17th Season Continues With LADY OF THE CAMELLIAS by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2023

Los Angeles Ballet presents the Los Angeles premiere of Val Caniparoli’s elegant ballet adaptation of Alexandre Dumas’ classic novel La Dame aux Camélias, the inspiration for Verdi’s iconic opera, La Traviata, and the classic Hollywood films Moulin Rouge! starring Nicole Kidman, and Camille starring Greta Garbo. 

Jade Jones to Make Solo Concert Debut at The Green Room 42 This Month by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2023

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present the New York solo concert debut of Jade Jones, the musical theater sensation who made national headlines for the hit Washington, D.C. production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast – in the new show “Killin Em Softly: A Seventies Soirée” on Monday, March 13 at 7:00 PM.

Listen: The Theatre Podcast With Alan Seales With Robert Horn by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2023

Robert Horn is a Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and New York Drama Critics' Circle award-winning book writer. His career started in film and television where he worked as a writer on the CBS series 'Designing Women' and as a writer and producer on the Fox series 'Living Single'.

James Jackson, Jr. and John-Andrew Morrison to Bring 5 QUESTIONS to The Green Room 42 by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2023

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present James Jackson, Jr. and John-Andrew Morrison in “5 Questions with James and JAM – LIVE!” for three shows on April 17, May 15 and June 12, all Monday evenings at 7:00 PM.

Samantha Womack, Michael Praed, Faye Tozer, Les Dennis and Nicole-Lily Baisden Will Lead 42ND STREET UK Tour by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2023

​​​​​​​Samantha Womack will star as Dorothy Brock, alongside Michael Praed as Julian Marsh, Faye Tozer as Maggie Jones, Les Dennis as Bert Barry and Nicole-Lily Baisden as Peggy Sawyer in the UK tour of 42nd STREET.

Full Cast Set For Charles Dickens' GREAT EXPECTATIONS at Mercury Theatre by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2023

Mercury Theatre has announced the full cast for their upcoming production of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations. Adapted by Gale Childs Daly, McBryde directs Stanton Wright as Pip, alongside Bessy Ewa, Jim Fish, Gareth Kennerley, Sam Lupton and Emily Pollet.

10 Videos Proving Melissa Errico Is A TERMINAL INGENUE at The Green Room 42 by Stephen Mosher - Mar 30, 2023

Terminal Ingénue: The Mis-Education of Melissa Errico will feature songs by Lerner & Loewe, Kurt Weill & Ogden Nash, Cole Porter, Michel Legrand – and of course, her beloved friend Stephen Sondheim.

Review: MOULIN ROUGE!: THE MUSICAL Makes Audiences Roar with Delight Night After Night at The Hobby Center by Miranda Keating - Mar 3, 2023

I made sure that I managed my expectations when attending MOULIN ROUGE!: THE MUSICAL because the stage production could not be as visually exciting as the original film, right? Wrong. As soon as the show began, I was instantly transported into the beautiful world of the Moulin Rouge. The spectacle left me speechless. No one should miss this show!

Verdi's Classic LA TRAVIATA Closes Memorable Season At Seattle Opera by A.A. Cristi - Mar 29, 2023

In Seattle Opera’s mainstage finale, audiences will be treated to one of opera’s most enduring favorites: La traviata, Giuseppe Verdi’s sumptuous tale of true love lost.

BOCA BACCHANAL To Present Distillers Dinner At The Boca Raton On April 28 by A.A. Cristi - Mar 27, 2023

The Boca Raton Historical Society will be hosting the always popular BOCA BACCHANAL, an annual weekend celebration of fine wine and food, slated for April 28-30.

Sharon McNight to Present SURVIVING CABARET at The Green Room 42 in April by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2023

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present Tony Award-nominee Sharon McNight in “Surviving Cabaret,” a storied look back at the last forty years of notable performances, on Thursday, April 13 and Saturday, April 15, both at 7:00 PM.

Tracie Bennett Will Take on Gender-Swapped Role in HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING at Southwark Playhouse by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2023

Tracie Bennett is set to star in 'How to Succeed in Business' Without Really Trying' ...and she's playing the big boss J.B.Biggley!

John Hill and Danny Visconti to Present HAIR AND TEETH at The Green Room 42 This Month by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2023

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present John Hill and Danny Visconti in two performances of their new show “Hair and Teeth” on Friday, March 10 and Wednesday, March 15, both at 9:30 PM.

Drag Legend Lady Bunny to Present DON'T BRING THE KIDS at The Green Room 42 for Four Shows by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2023

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present drag royalty Lady Bunny in a new show “Don’t Bring the Kids,” an hour of jokes and demented song parodies, for four nights: Tuesday, April 4 at 7:00 PM; Tuesday, April 11 at 7:00 PM; Wednesday, April 19 at 9:30 PM; and Tuesday, April 25 at 7:00 PM. 

THE ANGEL NEXT DOOR, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' & More Set for Laguna Playhouse 2023-2024 Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 13, 2023

Laguna Playhouse has announced its 2023-2024 Season of Shows featuring the new play The Angel Next Door, Ain't Misbehavin' and more. See how to purchase tickets!

Musical Theatre of Anthem Announces 2023-24 Season by A.A. Cristi - Mar 13, 2023

Musical Theatre of Anthem has announced their 2023-2024 Sweet 16 Season, bringing to the stage some new performances sure to delight patrons of all ages. MTA will produce 8 shows offering tremendous opportunities for performers of all ages, including casting all youth who audition.

Ivo Van Hove's English Language World Première of A LITTLE LIFE Extends at The Savoy Theatre by Stephi Wild - Mar 10, 2023

Due to record-breaking demand at Richmond Theatre and the Harold Pinter Theatre, Wessex Grove, Gavin Kalin Productions and Playful Productions today announce that Ivo van Hove's English language première of Hanya Yanagihara's critically acclaimed prize-winning novel, A Little Life, will now play a further five weeks only at the Savoy Theatre from 4 July.

World Premiere of THE COTILLION by Colette Robert to be Presented at A.R.T./New York in May by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2023

New Georges and The Movement Theatre Company will present The Harriet Holland Social Club Presents The 84th Annual Star-Burst Cotillion in the Grand Ballroom of The Renaissance Hotel (aka The Cotillion) written and directed by Colette Robert.

Rebecca Thornhill and Evelyn Hoskins Will Lead GYPSY at The Mill at Sonning Theatre by Stephi Wild - Jan 6, 2023

Rebecca Thornhill will star as Mama Rose and Evelyn Hoskins will play her daughter Louise in 'Gypsy' at The Mill at Sonning Theatre, running from 24 May - 15 July, 2023.

PICTURING FAME Opens in February at NSU Art Museum by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2023

Beginning February 11 through September 3, 2023, NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale will present Picturing Fame, comprised of four concurrent exhibitions which ruminate on the subject of fame and celebrity.

Tony Nominee Grey Henson Joins SHUCKED on Broadway; Full Cast Announced by Team BWW - Jan 29, 2023

Complete casting has been announced as rehearsals commence tomorrow for Shucked, the new Broadway musical comedy. Check out all of the bios, ticket information and more.

Charles Dickens' GREAT EXPECTATIONS Joins Mercury Theatre's Spring/Summer Season by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2023

Ahead of opening the world première adaption of Manjeet Mann's Carnegie Medal-winning young adult novel Run Rebel, Mercury Theatre has announced their new production of Charles Dickens' novel, Great Expectations, as part of their Spring/Summer season.

Meryl Streep, Ariana DeBose, Tony Kushner & More to Take Part in 92NY Unterberg Poetry Center's 84th Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2023

The 92NY Unterberg Poetry Center’s 84th season will continue with a Winter/Spring lineup featuring beloved playwrights and actors, critically-acclaimed novelists and poets. See details about the lineup and more.

Miracle Chance, Ellis Kirk & More to Join HEATHERS at The Other Palace This Month by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2023

Heathers the Musical, will be ushering in a new cast from 21st February at The Other Palace, with the show now booking until 3 September 2023.

Melissa Errico to Perform Nine-Show Valentine's Engagement at Birdland by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2023

BIRDLAND THEATER will present Melissa Errico for a special Valentine’s week engagement of “A Noir Romance” with nine shows from Friday, February 10 through Tuesday, February 14. Performances are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM, Monday at 8:30 PM, and Tuesday at 5:30 PM and 8:30 PM.

Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre Will Entertain and Enchant Chester Audiences This Summer by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2023

Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre returns this summer with a pair of unmissable theatrical delights staged in the atmospheric theatre-in-the-round. 

A Guide to Broadway Guest Stars on BLUE BLOODS by Michael Major - Feb 20, 2023

While the series' recurring cast includes Tom Selleck, Bridget Moynahan, Donnie Wahlberg, and more, guest stars have included Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Joanna Gleason, Adrienne Warren, Jinkx Monsoon, Norm Lewis, Norbert Leo Butz, and more. Check out a list of Broadway guest stars on Blue Bloods now!

Sammy Jungwirth's ZELDA Musical To Be Presented At 54 Below by A.A. Cristi - Feb 13, 2023

18-year-old director and producer Sammy Jungwirth's critically acclaimed production of Zelda the Musical, will transfer to New York City for one night only, in the form of a concert/cabaret at 54 Below, a popular Off-Broadway supper club, featuring a few members of the company singing musical numbers from the show.

The Broadway Beat Announces First-Ever 75th Annual Winter Gala by A.A. Cristi - Dec 6, 2022

Theatre satire site The Broadway Beat has announced their first ever 75th Annual Winter Gala, taking place Friday December 30th at 7:00pm, in-person at Caveat on the lower east side and livestreaming online.

Photos: First Look at AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' at Rubicon Theatre Company by Blair Ingenthron - Dec 3, 2022

Rubicon Theatre Company has released production photos for the fifth show of its 2022-2023 “Welcome Home” season, the 1978 Tony Award-winning musical celebration, AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’, featuring the music of Thomas “Fats” Waller, conceived by Murray Horwitz & Richard Maltby, Jr., musical direction by William Foster McDaniel, choreography by Dominique Kelley and directed by Wren T. Brown.

David Foster Confirms BETTY BOOP Musical is Aiming For a Pre-Broadway Run in Chicago in 2023 by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2022

The new musical based on the cartoon character Betty Boop, long in the works, is now aiming for a run next year! David Foster, who wrote the music for the upcoming production, appeared on Live With Kelly and Ryan yesterday with wife and performer Katharine McPhee, where he confirmed that Betty Boop is coming to the stage soon!

Neil Simon's LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS Announced At Walnut Street Theatre by A.A. Cristi - Dec 15, 2022

Walnut Street Theatre (WST) continues its 214th season with a comedic romantic romp in Neil Simon's Last of the Red Hot Lovers. Written by the legendary Neil Simon (who received his start at the Walnut with the 1961 premiere of “Come Blow Your Horn”), the production begins previews January 10, opens January 18, and continues through February 5, 2023, on the Walnut's Mainstage.

Review: MISS BENNETT: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY at Blackfriars Theatre by Colin Fleming-Stumpf - Dec 14, 2022

What did our critic think of MISS BENNETT: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY at Blackfriars Theatre?

Review: A FITTING CONFUSION Takes Centre Stage at Edmonton's Walterdale Theatre by Sarah Dussome - Dec 11, 2022

Mistaken identities and high society combine in Georges Feydeau’s 1889 farce. 

Complete Cast and Creative Team Set for THE COTILLION World Premiere at A.R.T./New York by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 3, 2023

New Georges and The Movement Theatre Company will present The Harriet Holland Social Club Presents The 84th Annual Star-Burst Cotillion in the Grand Ballroom of The Renaissance Hotel written and directed by Colette Robert.

PACIFIC OVERTURES, CLOSE UP - THE TWIGGY MUSICAL, and More Set For Menier Chocolate Factory 2023 Season by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2023

With Marjorie Prime currently running at the company's home base in South London and Funny Girl on Broadway, the Menier Chocolate Factory announced forthcoming programming for 2023. Learn more about the lineup here!

Review: THE MISANTHROPE: A COMEDY OF MANNER at OrangeMite Studios by Sandra Harberger - Apr 14, 2023

The Misanthrope: A Comedy of Manners is a French play written by Molière and was first performed in 1666. This 5 act comedy pokes fun at the French social norms in high society. Chris Koslosky adapted and directed the play to fit the modern audience for OrangeMite Studios. It is surprising how little has really changed in terms of social norms of gossiping, bragging, backstabbing, and cynical complaining. Love can still complicated with triangles and jealousy.

Full Cast Announced For HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING by Stephi Wild - Apr 11, 2023

The full cast has been announced for a thrilling new production of Frank Loesser and Abe Burrows' 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying' at Southwark Playhouse (Borough) from 12 May - 17 June.


High Society has had 4 productions including West End which opened in 1987, Broadway which opened in 1998, Broadway which opened in 1998 and West End which opened in 2005.



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