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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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

SummerStage at Leonia Presents WEST SIDE STORY, 7/18-8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

This July and August, Bergen County audiences will be transported back 60 years to the graffiti-filled streets of NYC's Upper West Side, as SummerStage at Leonia presents one of the greatest musicals ever produced, WEST SIDE STORY, at the Civil War Drill Hall Theater in Leonia. (more...)

Scott Dreier's DORIS AND ME Comes to The Colony Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018

The Colony Theatre in Burbank has announced a four-performance engagement of Doris and Me, A Musical Tribute to Doris Day starring Scott Dreier from August 9-12. Doris and Me is directed by Ovation Award-winner Richard Israel. This engagement follows Dreier's recent performance at Doris Day's 96th birthday celebration in Carmel, CA, which was a benefit for the Doris Day Animal Foundation. (more...)

Beast of Broadway! KING KONG Begins Rehearsals Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

Rehearsals begin today, Monday, July 30, for the new musical King Kong. The production begins performances Friday, October 5 prior to a Thursday, November 8 opening night at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). (more...)

Rebecca Trehearn, Marc Elliot, Amy Ellen Richardson, and More Star in Nottingham Playhouse's SWEET CHARITY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

Subsequently adapted into an Oscar-nominated film, Sweet Charity is a modern Broadway classic following the trials and tribulations of Charity Hope Valentine (played by Trehearn). (more...)

Brief 7/23: STRAIGHT WHITE MEN Opens Tonight, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 23, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Straight White Men opens tonight on Broadway and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: What's On At Scranton Shakespeare Festival's Closing Signature REP WEEKEND
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

The Scranton Shakespeare Festival (SSF) will wrap up its seventh season of free theatre - an ambitious program featuring two Shakespeare comedies, two musicals, a new devised work, and its annual Youth Theatre Lab piece -  with the festival's signature last weekend, July 27 - 29, 2018.  (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/20 - THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, GREASE, LES MIZ, and More!
by BWW Special - Jul 20, 2018

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, GREASE, LES MIZ, and More! (more...)

SummerStage at Leonia Presents WEST SIDE STORY, 7/18-8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

This July and August, Bergen County audiences will be transported back 60 years to the graffiti-filled streets of NYC's Upper West Side, as SummerStage at Leonia presents one of the greatest musicals ever produced, WEST SIDE STORY, at the Civil War Drill Hall Theater in Leonia. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HOW TO SUCCEED at Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre Starring Frankie J. Grande
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Big business means big laughs in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre's delightful sendup of corporate life playing in Muhlenberg's Baker Theatre, July 11-29. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch a Preview of HOW TO SUCCEED... at Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre Starring Frankie J. Grande
by Stage Tube - Jul 17, 2018

Big business means big laughs in 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,' Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre's delightful sendup of corporate life playing in Muhlenberg's Baker Theatre, July 11-29. (more...)

BWW Review: HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING at Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre- A Grande Time at the Theatre
by Anne Marie Scalies - Jul 16, 2018

Muhlenberg Summer Theatre Program has been around as long as I can remember. Celebrating 38 years and going strong. It's been a good 15 years since I've been back and I'm kicking myself for it. Just over an hour from Philly tucked away in the suburban streets of Allentown makes for a beautiful day trip. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Sheffield Theatres' Christmas Musical KISS ME, KATE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, today announces the full cast for Paul Foster's major revival of Kiss Me, Kate. Foster directs Delroy Atkinson (Gangster 1), Edward Baker-Duly (Fred), Cindy Belliot (Hattie), John Conroy (Baptista), Dafydd Emyr (Harrison Howell), Dex Lee (Bill), Rebecca Lock (Lilli), Ross McLaren (Gremio), Joel Montague (Gangster 2), Adam Rhys-Charles (Hortensio), Amy Ellen Richardson (Lois), Matthew Whennell-Clark (Ralph) and Layton Williams (Paul), with Jessica Buckby, Ronan Burns, Louis Gaunt, Ruby Greenwood, Tash Holway (also Assistant Choreographer and Dance Captain), Jennifer Louise Jones, Bobbie Little, Emmanuele N'Zuzi, Simon Oskarsson and Clancy Ryan. The production opens on 12 December, with previews from 7 December, and runs until 12 January 2019. (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...)

Breaking: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Earns Most Emmy Nominations For A Live Musical; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

This morning, Samira Wiley ('The Handmaid's Tale,' 'Orange Is the New Black') and Ryan Eggold ('New Amsterdam,' 'BlackKklansman') announced the nominations for the 70TH PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS from the WOLFTheatre at the Television Academy's Saban Media Center. (more...)

BWW Previews: PETER PAN at North Shore Music Theatre
by David Tompkins - Jul 12, 2018

PETER PAN, the high-flying Tony© Award-winning musical, follows the adventures of Peter Pan and his mischievous fairy sidekick, Tinkerbell, as they visit the nursery of the Darling children late one night. With a sprinkle of pixie dust, they begin a magical journey across the stars that none of them will ever forget. From ticking crocodiles, to fierce warriors, bungling pirates and the villainous Captain Hook himself, this fun classic will delight all ages. With its iconic score featuring songs like 'I'm Flying,' 'I Gotta Crow,' 'I Won't Grow Up' and 'Never Never Land,' PETER PAN is the perfect show for the child in all of us! (more...)

Kerry Bishe and Chris Lowell Lead The Old Globe's BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

The Old Globe's 2018 Summer Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team for Barefoot in the Park, as director Jessica Stone returns to the Globe to extend its decades-long relationship with giant comic playwright Neil Simon with this fresh and hilarious new look at the comedy. (more...)

Cast And Creatives Announced For Neil Simon's Classic Comedy BAREFOOT IN THE PARK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

The Old Globe's 2018 Summer Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team for Barefoot in the Park, as director Jessica Stone (Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood!, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) returns to the Globe to extend its decades-long relationship with giant comic playwright Neil Simon with this fresh and hilarious new look at his "bubbling, rib-tickling comedy" (The New York Times). Barefoot in the Park will play July 28 - September 2, 2018 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale to the general public now. Previews run July 28 - August 1. Opening night is Thursday, August 2 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Frankie Grande to Appear in HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

MuhleBig business means big laughs in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre's delightful sendup of corporate life playing in Muhlenberg's Baker Theatre, July 11-29. (more...)

The Old Globe's BAREFOOT IN THE PARK Extends Again Thru SEPTEMBER 16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

The Old Globe's Barefoot in the Park opened last Thursday and will extend again by popular demand, now running through Sunday, August 16. Director Jessica Stone (Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood!, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) returns to the Globe, extending the theatre's decades-long relationship with giant comic playwright Neil Simon with this fresh and hilarious new look at his 'bubbling, rib-tickling comedy' (The New York Times). Barefoot in the Park plays July 28 - September 16, 2018 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Tickets now start at $49.00 and are on sale to the general public now. (more...)

Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN Opens Walnut Street Theatre 210th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 210th season with the lush romantic comedy Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN, featuring a score by "America's Songwriter."  Based on the classic film by the same name, the production will be directed by Charles Abbott and choreographed by Michelle Gaudette. Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn begins previews on September 4th, opens on September 12th, and runs through October 21st on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

BWW Review: DAVE, A World Premiere Musical at Arena Stage - Looks Like It is Destined for Broadway
by Charles Shubow - Aug 9, 2018

Wonderful cast directed by Tina Landau is a nice diversion from presidential politics. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, August 8- Happy Birthday, Michael Urie!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 8, 2018

On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of acclaimed actor and writer, Michael Urie! (more...)

Brief 8/8: Get a First Look at Clips From BE MORE CHILL, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Aug 8, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: get a first look at clips from Be More Chill, meet the cast of King Kong, and more! (more...)

BWW TV: They're Bringing the Beast to Broadway! Meet the Company of KING KONG
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 7, 2018

King Kong is getting ready to take over Broadway! The cast met the press yesterday and BroadwayWorld was there! Hear what Christiani Pitts, Eric William Morris, and the rest of the cast have to say about taking this beast to Broadway! (more...)

Photo Coverage: KING KONG's Christiani Pitts, Eric William Morris & Erik Lochtefeld Meet the Press!
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 7, 2018

King Kong is getting ready to take over Broadway! The show begins performances Friday, October 5 prior to a Thursday, November 8 opening night at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). The cast met the press yesterday and BroadwayWorld was there! Check out photos below! (more...)

Skylar Astin to Play a Re-Cast Greg in Newest Season of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND
by TV News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

Skylar Astin will be one of Rebecca's love interests on the newest season of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, according to USA Today reporter Kelly Lawler, who's at the TCAs. (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...)

Photo Flash: KING KONG Begins Rehearsals on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Rehearsals began on Monday, July 30, for the new musical King Kong. The production begins performances Friday, October 5 prior to a Thursday, November 8 opening night at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Check out group photos below of the cast, alongside the crew, creatives, and staff! (more...)

BWW Dance Interview: Kevin Winkler, Author of Big Deal: Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical.
by Barnett Serchuk - Aug 3, 2018

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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...)

Anne Horak Stars in Marriott Theatre's SWEET CHARITY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 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. (more...)

BWW Review: HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS Musical Comedy Satirizes the Brotherhood of Backstabbing Men in the 1960s Corporate World
by Shari Barrett - Aug 13, 2018

Climbing the corporate ladder has always been easy for some and difficult for others. This somewhat-dated story, given how the 'Me Too' movement has changed the male-female office environment these days, follows the rise of J. Pierrepont Finch, who uses a little handbook called 'How To Succeed In Business' to climb the corporate ladder from lowly window washer to high-powered executive, tackling such familiar but potent dangers as the company 'Yes' men, backstabbing co-workers who want to succeed by causing you to fail, sexy secretaries looking for love and marriage, high-level executives who use their power to seduce sexy secretaries in private offices and at office parties, office-wide caffeine addiction, and, of course, true love. (more...)

Cast Announced For Goodspeed Musicals THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Goodspeed Musicals is delighted to announce the cast of the spirited musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone. This high-speed spoof will run September 21 through November 25, 2018 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, CT. [Official Press Opening will be October 10, 2018.] (more...)

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