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226 W. 46th St.

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Based on How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying by Shepherd Mead

Before there was "Mad Men," there was this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award- winning musical where power, sex, ambition, and greed are all in a day's work at the office. A window washer climbs the corporate ladder with the help of a trusty manual, but when the boss's arrogant nephew attacks, and the book doesn't have the answer, he'll have to depend on his own wit and creativity to survive. "It stings mischievously and laughs uproariously" - The NY Times



TREASURE ISLAND An All New Musical Comes to the Fulton Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

The historic Fulton Theatre is ready to set sail on Sept. 20, 2018 with a major new musical…TREASURE ISLAND. Based on the treasured classic by the Robert Louis Stevenson, this epic adventure eclipses the scale of the Fulton Theatre's recent productions of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Les Miserables, and Disney's Beauty and the Beast with expansive Broadway sets, a cast of 36 and a 17-piece orchestra bringing to life an exhilarating and majestic score! After more than a decade of development, Treasure Island is ready for the spotlight. (more...)

Who Knows What You'll Find! A Guide to the 2018 Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2018

The heart of NYC's theatre district will be filled with Broadway stars, fans and unmissable theatrical treasures this Sunday, September 30, 2018, for the 32nd Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

They Work Hard for the Money: Celebrate the Jobs of Broadway this Labor Day!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2018

Happy Labor Day! The first Monday in September has arrived, which of course triggers the symbolic end to Summer 2018. Theatre fans everywhere know that this means one thing- the Fall Broadway season is here at last! Broadway will be busy in the coming weeks, with thirteen new productions set to open before the end of the year. (more...)

You Betta Work- Hum Along to the Broadway Hustle This Labor Day!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2018

Happy Labor Day! The first Monday in September has arrived, which of course triggers the symbolic end to Summer 2018. Theatre fans everywhere know that this means one thing- the Fall Broadway season is here at last! Broadway will be busy in the coming weeks, with thirteen new productions set to open before the end of the year. (more...)

Music Theater Works Will Present JUDY GARLAND: COME RAIN OR COME SHINE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

An homage to entertainer Judy Garland will be presented by Music Theater Works at Nichols Concert in Evanston, October 5-14, 2018. (more...)


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Jared Gertner And Rory O'Malley Join Benefit Reading of YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Broadway stars Jared Gertner and Rory O'Malley have joined the previously announced Skylar Astin, Barrett Foa, Carly Hughes, and Tracie Thoms for a one night only concert/staged reading of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown that will benefit PAWS/LA, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit agency serving people and pets in need now celebrating its 30th Anniversary. With book, music, and lyrics by Clark Gesner and directed by Randy Brenner, the musical director is Jake Anthony and Andrew Carlberg serves as producer.  (more...)

Full Casting Announced For West End's CAROLINE OR CHANGE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

Full casting has been announced for Caroline, Or Change, the celebrated musical written by Tony Kushner, author of Angels in America, with a soaring score from Tony Award-winning Jeanine Tesori, which will run at the West End's Playhouse Theatre from 20 November 2018 to 9 February 2019. (more...)

True or False? Meet the Cast of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Sep 20, 2018

The Lifespan of a Fact begins performances tonight, September 20, 2018. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals For Goodspeed's THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Go inside rehearsals for Goodspeed Musicals' The Drowsy Chaperone. Check out rehearsal photos below! (more...)

New Line Theatre Artistic Director Scott Miller Publishes Fifth Collection Of Musical Theatre Exploration, 'Literally Anything Goes'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2018

New Line Theatre's artistic director Scott Miller has published another collection of essays, LITERALLY ANYTHING GOES: 14 ODDBALL MUSICALS AND WHAT MAKES THEM TICK. Miller's fifth book of deep-dive musical theatre exploration is a surprising and entertaining journey into more than a dozen quirky but fascinating musicals, some famous, some less so. (more...)

Tracie Thoms, Skylar Astin, Barrett Foa and More to Lead L.A. Benefit Reading of YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

PAWS/LA, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit agency serving people and pets in need, will present a one night only concert/staged reading of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. With book, music, and lyrics by Clark Gesner and directed by Randy Brenner, this benefit event is set to feature Broadway stars (in alphabetical order) Skylar Astin (Spring Awakening), Barrett Foa (Avenue Q, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Mamma Mia!), Carly Hughes (Chicago, Pippin, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Ghost the Musical, The Book of Morman, Ragtime), Tracie Thoms (Rent, Falsettos), and more to be announced. Musical director is Jake Anthony and Andrew Carlberg is the producer. (more...)

Salome B. Smith Leads the Way Down the Yellow Brick Road in TUTS' THE WIZ
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is excited to introduce the cast of its upcoming production of The Wiz! (more...)

Nick Jonas Holds Table Read For New Play He Has Written, Starring Darren Criss and More
by Stephanie Wild - Sep 16, 2018

Nick Jonas has been in the theatre community since he was a child, acting in Les Miserables, Beauty and the Beast, Hairspray, and, most recently, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. But Jonas looks to be trying on the playwright hat next. (more...)

Sedos Announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Sedos, the City of London's premier amateur theatre company, has revealed its 2019 Season. (more...)

Darren Criss to Star in Roland Emmerich's WWII Film MIDWAY
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Darren Criss is set to star in Roland Emmerich's film, Midway, according to Deadline. (more...)

Photo Flash: Marriott Theatre Presents SWEET CHARITY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

From the high-spirited bustling and gritty streets of 1960s New York City comes the Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon, SWEET CHARITY, continuing Marriott Theatre's sensational 2018 season, running September 5 through October 28 with a press opening on Wednesday, September 12 at 7:30 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Based on Federico Fellini's screenplay for "Nights of Cabiria", SWEET CHARITY features a captivating, groovy, mid-1960s score by Cy Coleman, sparkling lyrics by Dorothy Fields, and a hilarious book by Neil Simon.  (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at SWEET CHARITY at Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2018

From the high-spirited bustling and gritty streets of 1960s New York City comes the Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon, SWEET CHARITY, continuing Marriott Theatre's sensational 2018 season, running September 5 through October 28 with a press opening on Wednesday, September 12 at 7:30 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. (more...)

Photo Flash: Anne Horak Leads SWEET CHARITY at Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

From the high-spirited bustling and gritty streets of 1960s New York City comes the Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon, SWEET CHARITY, continuing Marriott Theatre's sensational 2018 season, running September 5 through October 28 with a press opening on Wednesday, September 12 at 7:30 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. (more...)

VIDEO: Darren Criss and Nick Jonas Form A Brotherhood for HOW TO SUCCEED... Number at Elsie Fest
by Stage Tube - Oct 9, 2018

Former How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying stars Darren Criss and Nick Jonas joined forces this weekend at Elsie Fest for one of the musical's most popular songs, 'Brotherhood of Man'. Check out the meeting of the J. Pierrepont Finch's below! (more...)

Broadway Stars Come To Long Island To Perform For BROADWAY SUPPORTS LIHSA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

The Broadway stars will be lighting up the stage at the Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) for the all new Broadway Supports LIHSA. (more...)

Photo Flash: KING KONG Arrives on Broadway Tonight- First Look!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

The new musical King Kong begins performances tonight, Friday, October 5 prior to a Thursday, November 8 opening night at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). (more...)

Music Theater Works Names Kyle Dougan Producing Artistic Director Designate
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Music Theater Works has announced the appointment of Kyle Dougan as Producing Artistic Director Designate, effective October 1, 2018, and the retirement of General Manager Bridget McDonough and Artistic Director Rudy Hogenmiller, effective January, 2020. (more...)

Music Theater Works Announces 2019 season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Music Theater Works has announced its 2019 season, opening with the Pulitzer Prize-winning How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (June 8-16), followed by the Chicago professional premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (August 17-25), LERNER AND LOEWE'S GREATEST HITS (October 4-13), and JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT (December 21-31). (more...)

Staples Players Presents LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018

A fabulously fun award-winning show based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde The Musical follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Packed with high-energy dance numbers and a catchy score, this feel-good show whips up a pink storm of frothy entertainment but with a serious-and timely-message. David Roth (SHS '84) and Kerry Long (SHS '97) co-direct the cast of 73 who will appear in six performances from November 9 - 17. (more...)

Review Roundup: Critics Ease On Down To THE WIZ At TUTS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

Theatre Under The Stars' production of The Wiz is now open! (more...)

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS At Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' semi-staged concert production of Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's Little Shop of Horrors, helmed by director Mark Brokaw (Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella) is now on stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At Megan Hilty, Josh Radnor, and More in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' semi-staged concert production of Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's Little Shop of Horrors, helmed by director Mark Brokaw (Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella). Check out the photos below! (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At TUTS' THE WIZ
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 24, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Theatre Under The Stars' upcoming production of The Wiz! Leading off the cast is Salome B. Smith in the role of 'Dorothy'. Smith is a recent graduate of Alabama State University where she performed in many theatrical productions including The Color Purple, Rent and Carousel. Marva Hicks is playing the role of 'The Wiz'. Hicks has appeared on Broadway in Motown The Musical, Caroline or Change, and The Lion King. Yvette Clark will play the roles of 'Evilene', 'Glinda', and 'Aunt Em'. Clark has appeared in numerous regional productions including Thoroughly Modern Millie, Showboat, Chicago, and Hairspray. Simone Gundy will play the role of 'Addaperle'. Gundy returns to TUTS after starring in the 2017 production of Memphis. Paris Nix is playing 'Tin Man'. Nix was last seen on Broadway in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Allyson Kaye Daniel is 'Lion'. Daniel most recently appeared at TUTS as 'Miss Jones' in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Her other credits include Newsies, Ghost, and We Will Rock You. Christopher Campbell, who just appeared in the TUTS production of Oklahoma! as Will Parker, will play the role of Scarecrow (more...)

Photo Flash: Ease On Down the Road With THE WIZ At TUTS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

Leading off the cast is Salome B. Smith in the role of 'Dorothy'. Smith is a recent graduate of Alabama State University where she performed in many theatrical productions including The Color Purple, Rent and Carousel. Marva Hicks is playing the role of 'The Wiz'. Hicks has appeared on Broadway in Motown The Musical, Caroline or Change, and The Lion King. Yvette Clark will play the roles of 'Evilene', 'Glinda', and 'Aunt Em'. Clark has appeared in numerous regional productions including Thoroughly Modern Millie, Showboat, Chicago, and Hairspray. Simone Gundy will play the role of 'Addaperle'. Gundy returns to TUTS after starring in the 2017 production of Memphis. Paris Nix is playing 'Tin Man'. Nix was last seen on Broadway in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Allyson Kaye Daniel is 'Lion'. Daniel most recently appeared at TUTS as 'Miss Jones' in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Her other credits include Newsies, Ghost, and We Will Rock You. Christopher Campbell, who just appeared in the TUTS production of Oklahoma! as Will Parker, will play the role of Scarecrow (more...)

Robert Cuccioli to Lead Goodspeed's A CONNECTICUT CHRISTMAS CAROL, Hunter Foster Directs
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

Goodspeed Musicals announces the full cast of their new production of A Connecticut Christmas Carol - the musical treat infused with more Connecticut flavor by LJ Fecho and Michael O'Flaherty. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For TUTS' THE WIZ
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is excited to introduce the cast of its upcoming production of The Wiz! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 14, 2018
by - Oct 14, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth, Bernadette Peters, Jennifer Hudson & More Will Celebrate the Legacy of Craig Zadan at ETF Gala
by TV News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

The life of late legendary producer Craig Zadan will be celebrated by the Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) - the organization dedicated to supporting theatre arts in schools and nurturing students all over the country - at the organization's annual West Coast gala Thespians Go Hollywood - Honoring the Life and Work of Craig Zadan. The celebration will take place on November 11, 2018 at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' headquarters in North Hollywood.  The announcement was made by Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment, and Julie Cohen Theobald, President of the Educational Theatre Foundation. (more...)

Moisés Kaufman to Direct Berkeley Rep's PARADISE SQUARE: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL, A.J. Shively, Kennedy Caughell, and More Star
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Paradise Square: An American Musical. The world premiere is helmed by acclaimed director Moises Kaufman, with choreography by the legendary Bill T. Jones and a book by Marcus Gardley, Craig Lucas, and Larry Kirwan. Music by Jason Howland and Larry Kirwan, with lyrics by Nathan Tysen, and based on the songs of Stephen Foster. Paradise Square is produced by special arrangement with Garth H. Drabinsky in association with Peter LeDonne and Teatro Proscenium Limited Partnership. (more...)

Photo Flash: Check Out All New Photos of Christiani Pitts and the Puppet in KING KONG
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

The new musical King Kong opens on Broadway tomorrow, Thursday November 8, at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). The production began performances October 5. All new photos have been released, and you can check them out below! (more...)

Sara Jean Ford to Appear in Concert at TBB
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

THE BLACK BOX is proud to present the next concert in its Broadway Series: Sara Jean Ford on Friday, November 16 at 8 pm. In her solo concert, "Generations," Sara Jean Ford explores all the many generations of music introduced to her over the years and how that music has come to shape and heal her as she made her way to the Broadway stage and beyond. Whether it was through her Grandmother's love of cheesy soprano ballads, Her Mother's love for Joni Mitchel and all things Beatles, or her Daughter's love of Disney music and... Barbie, Sara weaves together a story of passion, perseverance, and positivity through a love of music, and the many generations that introduced it all to her. (more...)

From Ugly Betty to a Broadway Household Name, Take a Look Back on the Stage Career of Michael Urie
by Stephanie Wild - Nov 4, 2018

Up until just a few years ago, Michael Urie may have been best known as Marc St. Jame from the television series Ugly Betty. Now, however, Broadway fans have come to know him as a household name in the theatre community. Today, we're taking a look back on Urie's stage career, ahead of his return to Broadway this season in Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song. (more...)

Casting Announced For JEANNIE at the Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

A 1930s comedy for Christmas, Jeannie by rediscovered female playwright Aimee Stuart will open at the Finborough Theatre for a four-week limited season on Tuesday, 27 November 2018 (Press Nights: Thursday, 29 November and Friday, 30 November 2018 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Irvine Barclay Theatre Announces 4 GIRLS 4 Featuring Maureen McGovern, Donna McKechnie, Faith Prince, and Lillias White
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

Irvine Barclay Theatre was recently informed that Bebe Neuwirth is withdrawing from her concert engagement at Irvine Barclay Theatre on March 16th. Scheduling conflicts will preclude her from being able to perform at the Barclay as planned. In her stead, the Barclay is announcing a performance on the same date, March 16, 2019 at 8pm, of 4 GIRLS 4 featuring four legendary Broadway singers and actresses. (more...)

INTO THE WOODS Opens December 22 at Music Theater Works
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents INTO THE WOODS with full original orchestrations at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, December 22 through 31, 2018. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and TORTCH SONG's Michael Urie!
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Nov 12, 2018

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)


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Josh Radnor, Megan Hilty & James Monroe Iglehart Will Lead LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has just announced casting for its next Broadway Center Stage production of Little Shop of Horrors, running October 24-28, 2018 in the Eisenhower Theater. (more...)

The Educational Theatre Foundation's Annual 'Thespians Go Hollywood' Gala to Celebrate the Legacy of Musical Producer Craig Zadan
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The life of late legendary producer Craig Zadan will be celebrated by the Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) - the organization dedicated to supporting theatre arts in schools and nurturing students all over the country - at the organization's annual West Coast gala Thespians Go Hollywood - Honoring the Life and Work of Craig Zadan. The celebration will take place on November 11, 2018 at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' headquarters in North Hollywood.  The announcement was made by Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment, and Julie Cohen Theobald, President of the Educational Theatre Foundation. (more...)

BWW Flashback: Remembering Award-Winning Producer Craig Zadan
by Walter McBride - Aug 25, 2018

Today, BroadwayWorld remembers Zadan with a look into our archives. Check out the photos below. (more...)

Music Theater Works Presents JUDY GARLAND: COME RAIN OR COME SHINE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

An homage to entertainer Judy Garland will be presented by Music Theater Works at Nichols Concert in Evanston, October 5-14, 2018. (more...)

Award-Winning Theatre, Television, and Film Producer Craig Zadan Passes Away at Age 69
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 21, 2018

Award-winning producer, Craig Zadan, best known for his work on musicals of stage and screen (helping bring both back to the mainstream), has passed away at age 69. (more...)

New York Youth Symphony Now Accepting Applications For Musical Theater Composition Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Now entering its 56th season, the New York Youth Symphony (NYYS) is launching a Musical Theater Composition (MTC) program, to be led by newly-appointed director Anna K. Jacobs. In a partnership with the Harlem School of the Arts, this new program aims to diversify the world of musical theater by creating opportunities for young composers to have their compositions workshopped and performed by both peers and professionals. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Cast Album Producer Robert Sher
by Behind the Curtain - Aug 20, 2018

While Robert Sher's career has been most significant for producing the Grammy nominated cast recordings of such Broadway musicals as Nice Work If You Can Get It, Sugar Babies, and the most recent revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, today we are celebrating Robert's passionate work to preserve many of the musical theatre's most obscure gems and for those scores to be elevated in the minds, and iTunes, of those who love musicals.  (more...)

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