I Want You

Opened: September 14, 1961

I Want You - 1961 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Maidman Playhouse
42nd Street New York, NY 10036

An opportunistic publisher of patriotic songs gets into trouble during World War I.

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Illenium Unleashes New 45-Track Remix Album 'Illenium (Remixes)'
by Michael Major - Sep 29, 2023

ILLENIUM recharges and reignites his latest project with new remix album, ILLENIUM (Remixes). The project finds him revisiting tracks from his self-titled fifth full-length offering, ILLENIUM, now joined by a dynamic cohort of talent, including Trivecta, Sickick, Crystal Skies, Culture Code, Friendzone, Mashbit, Surf Mesa, and Youth In Circles.

Oliver Cronin Releases New Single & Video 'I Need You' Featuring Lil XXEL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2023

Oliver Cronin's latest single and music video, 'I Need You,' featuring Lil XXEL, is a captivating and must-watch experience.

Interview: Noah Pyzik Shares Why PURLIE VICTORIOUS is 'Church, Group Therapy, Community & Family'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 25, 2023

Get an inside look at Noah Pyzik's Broadway debut in Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch. Discover his thoughts on landing the role and what audiences can expect from this hilarious and relevant show.

Listen: Hear the ROGERS: THE MUSICAL Cast Album
by Michael Major - Sep 13, 2023

The 12-track album will feature fan-favorite songs “Save The City” from the Disney+ series “Hawkeye” (written by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman) and “Star Spangled Man” from the film “Captain America: The First Avenger” (written by Alan Menken and David Zippel). Find out what other songs will be included now!

Icona Pop Release Highly Anticipated Second Album Club 'Romantech'
by Michael Major - Sep 1, 2023

They canvased the globe on sold out tours with Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, and One Direction and joined Tiësto for the banger ‘Let’s Go’ in 2014. Along the way, the duo has performed alongside everyone from Avicii to The Chainsmokers as well as gracing the stages of Ultra, Tomorrowland, Mark Ronson’s Club Heartbreak, and more. 

Meet the Cast of PURLIE VICTORIOUS, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2023

The first Broadway revival of the American comedy Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch by legendary Ossie Davis will officially open on Wednesday, September 27, 2023 at The Music Box Theatre. Meet the cast of Purlie Victorious here!

Concert Artists Guild to Co-Present MUSICIANS ON THE RISE Concert Series With Kaufman Music Center In Merkin Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 28, 2023

Experience the innovative and boundary-pushing performances of Concert Artists Guild's flagship concert series 'Musicians on the Rise' at Kaufman Music Center in Merkin Hall. Explore the concert dates and get your tickets now for an unforgettable musical experience.

Ora Cogan Shares 'Feel Life' Ahead of LP Out Friday
by Michael Major - Aug 23, 2023

Cormac Mac Diarmada from LANKUM plays strings on “Feel Life”, which speaks to diverse kinds of grief – losing loved ones to overdose and suicide; losing love where a connection can’t be sustained; seeking out ways to better understand love –, slashing, shimmering guitar both a foil for and echo of Cogan’s imploring, trance-like timbre.

Video: Go Inside the First Day of Rehearsal for THE WIZ
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 14, 2023

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the first day of rehearsal for THE WIZ. See the talented cast as they prepare for their upcoming performance in this highly anticipated production.

MJ on Broadway- A Complete Guide
by Sidney Paterra - Aug 16, 2023

Looking for all the latest info on one of Broadway's hottest shows? BroadwayWorld has the full scoop on everything that you need to know about MJ on Broadway. Check out all the details below!

Singer & Model ANNA Set To Launch J-Pop Music Explosion
by Michael Major - Jul 19, 2023

Linking up with GRAMMY® Award nominated multi-platinum producer Louis Bell (Post Malone, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Camila Cabello, Halsey) and 6x Japan Gold Disc Winner, multi-platinum producer Michael Africk (Mai Kuraki, Zard, Jordan Knight) and is set to bring a new sound experience to fans around the world.

PURLIE VICTORIOUS Starring Leslie Odom, Jr. Sets September Opening Night Date on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 11, 2023

The first Broadway revival of the American comedy Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch by legendary Ossie Davis will officially open in September. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Cheap Trick Announces Fall Tour Dates
by Michael Major - Jul 11, 2023

 Cheap Trick have announced fall tour dates that will begin October 2 at Springfield, MO’s Gillioz Theatre and then make stops across the country through the month. Cheap Trick is currently poised for a busy summer schedule that includes North American headline shows, festivals, benefits, and a tour as special guest to Rod Stewart.

by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 5, 2023

BWW catches up with Eloina to chat about bringing High Steaks to the 2023 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Interview: In TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL's Carla R. Stewart's Not a Grannie To Mess With
by Gil Kaan - Jun 28, 2023

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical has been igniting and exciting Pantages audiences since June 13, 2023, with Segerstrom Center the next stop July 11th through July 23rd. Part of this all-around amazing cast, Carla R. Stewart revels in her role of Gran Georganna. Carla managed to find some time between her high energy shows to answer a few of my queries.

Icona Pop Share Title & Tracklist for Second Studio Album 'Club Romantech'
by Michael Major - Jun 23, 2023

Icona Pop have revealed details for their highly anticipated second studio album CLUB ROMANTECH. The Swedish duo shared the official artwork and track listing, alongside a new single from their forthcoming body of work and exciting new chapter. ‘Where Do We Go From Here’ is the latest taster of what’s to come.

Interview: John Kevin Jones is Celebrating Walt Whitman as an LGBTQ+ Icon with WHITMAN IN LOVE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2023

Read BroadwayWorld's interview with John Kevin Jones, as he discusses celebrating pride month at the Merchant’s House Museum with Whitman in Love - Live Oak, with Moss & Other Poems.

Social Distortion Postpone Summer Headlining Tour
by Michael Major - Jun 7, 2023

Legendary OC punks Social Distortion have postponed their upcoming North American headlining tour due to the stage-one tonsil cancer diagnosis of vocalist Mike Ness. As he recovers from a recent surgery, the band is also temporarily halting the recording process of their eighth studio album.

Devon Gilfillian Announces 'All I Really Wanna Do' Mixes
by Michael Major - May 26, 2023

Soul artist Devon Gilfillian announces two new mixes for his hit single “All I Really Wanna Do,” from his recently released 2nd full-length studio album Love You Anyway. The mixes capture the essence of sunrise and sunset, starting with the release of the glowing stripped down track “All I Really Wanna Do (Sunrise Mix),” out now.

Apes and Oompah Loompas Take Over the Tuacahn Stage
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2023

As the 2023 Tuacahn Broadway season opens, the stage is set to swap between two very different worlds, tied together with similar themes of love and family.   

by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2023

From swinging apes and loin-cloth clad men to candy-crazed children and a flowing chocolate river, Tuacahn has the golden ticket to entertainment this summer with musical renditions of Tarzan and Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory opening May 26 and 27 respectively. 

by Sabrina Wallace - May 23, 2023

The Adderley School celebrates 30 years of empowering kids and spreading joy at Santa Barbara's Lobero Theatre on May 27th, where three generations of Adderley School alumni will unite onstage to pay homage to their alma matter and loving founder Janet Adderley. In this interview with Broadway World, Ms. Adderley opens up about her journey, her unique approach to teaching theatre, and the work her foundation is doing to open opportunities for under-resourced communities across the country.

Dolly Parton Drops 'World On Fire' Single From 'Rockstar' Album
by Michael Major - May 11, 2023

Global superstar and recent Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Dolly Parton, has released 'World on Fire' from her upcoming debut rock album, 'Rockstar.' The ever-evolving Parton teamed up with an all-star roster of musicians for the 30-song collection which includes 9 original tracks and 21 iconic Rock anthems. The album features Miley Cyrus.

Dolly Parton to Release 'Rockstar' Album Featuring Miley Cyrus, Lizzo, Beatles Reunion & More in November
by Michael Major - May 9, 2023

The new album features collaborations with Richie Sambora, Sting, Steve Perry, Ann Wilson, Howard Leese, John Fogerty, Steven Tyler, Warren Haynes, Stevie Nicks, Waddy Wachtel, Peter Frampton, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Chris Stapleton, Miley Cyrus, P!NK, Brandi Carlile, Kevin Cronin, Debbie Harry, Elton John, Melissa Etheridge, Lizzo, and more.

Review: HAIRSTORY: RECLAIMING OUR CROWN at Reclaim Artist Collective At Gamut Theatre
by Andrea Stephenson - May 8, 2023

Using their voices, movements, and expressions, these actors weave together a poetic tapestry that is completely mesmerizing. The cast and creative team take the audience on a journey that is brand new to some yet all too familiar to many. It is an immensely moving and important work of art that illuminates hard truths.

Interview: Lorna Dallas of GLAMOROUS NIGHTS AND RAINY DAYS at The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Stephen Mosher - May 10, 2023

Award-winning cabaret star returns to NYC with a new show and a great interview.

Review: RAIN - A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES at The Music Center At Strathmore
by Ken Kemp - May 5, 2023

RAIN turned The Music Center at Strathmore into a time machine and took Beatles fans of all ages on a magical musical tour.

Review: REVIEW: PRINCESS BRIDE at Palace Theater
by Paul Batterson - May 1, 2023

What did our critic think of REVIEW: PRINCESS BRIDE at Palace Theater? The throng of attendees turned the showing into part rock concert, part Episcopal Church “call and response” worship service. Every joke received a burst of laughter and applause like the crowd was seeing the movie for the first time. Yet every memorable line was recited in time with the actors on the screen.

Interview: 'I'd Rather Spoon my Own Eyeballs Out Than be a Teenager Again' Ben Schwarz And Rosie Bowden of SOAPBOX RACER at Alphabetti Theatre
by Bryony Rae Taylor - Apr 25, 2023

Soapbox Racer is about a teenager called Kay (played by Harrison Rowley-Lynn) who gets dumped in Very Bad and Dramatic Circumstances but graciously chooses to make the best of it. Writer Ben Schwarz and emerging North East director extraordinaire Rosie Bowden sit with BroadwayWorld to give us a peep under the play’s hood.

DDG Shares New Single 'This Summer'
by Michael Major - Apr 7, 2023

Kicking off what promises to be another unforgettable season, multi-platinum hip hop artist DDG unveils his latest single “This Summer.” “This Summer” arrives on the heels of a slew of buzz-worthy singles DDG has shared with fans recently, including “Way Too Petty,” “HANDS UP!,” “Forbes List,” “Vegan,” and “Maybach Curtains.”

See John Pizzarelli, Cheap Trick & More at MPAC in May
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2023

MPAC’s season continues with a lineup of classic rockers, classic comedians, classic jazz and more.

Icona Pop Share Club-Ready New Single 'Faster'
by Michael Major - Mar 31, 2023

As at home with pop royalty (sold-out tours with Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry and more), as they are with respected dance music icons (last year’s collaboration wIth Ultra Naté) and some of the most influential producers and DJs of recent years (Mark Ronson, Tiesto), Caroline and Aino continuously leave no crumbs.

Interview: How KIMBERLY AKIMBO Orchestrator John Clancy Went From Rock Drummer To Broadway Pro
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 9, 2023

Meet John Clancy, the Tony-nominated orchestrator behind this season's heartfelt hit musical, Kimberly Akimbo!

Purple Tears Links With Swae Lee for Debut Single 'Work It Out'
by Michael Major - Mar 17, 2023

With Swae Lee sprinkling a little magic on the track and an all-star lineup of songwriters including Adam Levine, the enigmatic newcomer is off to a rarified start. “Work It Out,” which bridges the alternative, pop, and electronic worlds, speaks to owning mistakes and fighting for forgiveness.

Review: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY (UK TOUR), New Wimbledon Theatre
by Franco Milazzo - Mar 15, 2023

If John Steinbeck had been asked to create a musical, it may have looked something like this. Soundtracked by the songs of Bob Dylan, Girl From The North Country is, at heart, a bleak meditation on untimely death; not just physically due to illness, murder and suicide (though that’s here too) but also spiritually due to the death of ambition, the death of hope and, most cruelly, the death of love.

by Michael Major - Mar 6, 2023

Lojay unveils his anxiously awaited new EP, Gangster Romantic. The seven-track collection boasts the fan favorites “MOTO,” “LEADER!,” and “CANADA” [feat. DJ Maphorisa, Herc Cut The Lights & Kabza De Small], which have tallied over 4 million cumulative streams in advance of the EP. 

Review: NIMROD at Theatre Of NOTE
by Andrew Child - Mar 4, 2023

Director Alina Phelan is a master of visual comedy and everything you see has a punchline if you are willing to look for it. Vangsness’ impersonation is a biting satire that far supersedes anything Lorne Michaels’ could get away with putting on TV.

Sun Room Announces Headline East Coast Tour Run
by Michael Major - Mar 1, 2023

California garage rock band Sun Room will embark on a headline tour run in celebration of their recent EP release. Last Friday, the band revealed the highly anticipated Outta Their Minds. Sun Room will be joining Inhaler for their massive North American tour before kicking off their own headline run. Check out the complete list of tour dates now!

Peaceful Faces Shares New Single 'Hunger Ahead' of New LP
by Michael Major - Feb 22, 2023

Tying together a lifelong love of Brian Wilson and Elliott Smith, an affection for aughts indie units like Grizzly Bear and Bon Iver, and years of experience as a horn player, improviser, and arranger, Sifting Through The Goo, Reaching For The Candlelight is a sonic stew of finger-picked guitar, shimmering synths, vocal harmony and bold brass.

Yung Pooda Drops 'Already Know' Featuring a Boogie Wit Da Hoodie and Angelica Vila & 'Did It Again' Featuring Fat Joe
by Michael Major - Feb 21, 2023

Houston-born rapper Yung Pooda sets a sizzling tone for the year with the release of two new tracks “Already Know” featuring A Boogie wit da Hoodie, Angelica Vila and “Did It Again” featuring Fat Joe via It’s A 10 Records. The two Cool & Dre-produced tracks dominate with a buzzworthy appeal that takes Pooda’s Texas-born flare to new heights.

Icona Pop Return With New Single 'I Want You' With Galantis & Confirm New Album Is on the Way
by Michael Major - Feb 17, 2023

‘I Want You’ offers fans the first taste of what’s to come musically from the duo in 2023, as they put the finishing touches on their forthcoming new album. As civilization slipped into lockdown Caroline and Aino left Los Angeles and returned to Stockholm to quarantine. Soon after, they found themselves back in the studio“where it all started.”

iyla Releases New EP 'Appetite for Disaster'
by Michael Major - Feb 10, 2023

iyla drops her new EP, Appetite For Disaster, out now. The 7-track EP features previously released tracks, ‘Sad Bitch Bad Bitch,’ ‘2LATE,’ ‘F.O.H.,’ ‘Lost Me” (feat. Benny The Butcher) and the anthemic focus single, ‘Impala’featuring Los Angeles-based rapper Symba. All tracks were written by iyla and produced by her longtime collaborator, Kadis.

Peking Duk Release New Single 'I Want You' Feat. Darren Hayes of Savage Garden
by Michael Major - Feb 10, 2023

Peking Duk, the Australian electronic dance music duo, has dropped their highly anticipated new single 'I Want You' featuring Darren Hayes of Savage Garden. This collaboration is a fusion of Peking Duk's signature beats and Darren Hayes' soulful vocals, creating a catchy and upbeat track that is guaranteed to have fans on their feet.

Guest Blog: CRIPtic Arts Founder Jamie Hale on Ableism, Active Industry Exclusion and why Access Matters to Everyone
by Guest Blog: Jamie Hale - Feb 7, 2023

Theatre could be a world made accessible to deaf and disabled creatives. I’ve built my career in this industry, and there is no fair reason why people like me - in wheelchairs - should face more barriers to building our lives in theatre than anyone else does. And yet we do.

Review: AIRNESS at Forward Theater
by Scott Rawson - Feb 6, 2023

I did not attend Foreword Theater’s Airness on Saturday with any intention to review the show. In fact, I said to my partner, “It will be nice to just see theater again without it being my job.” Yet here we are. The reason for the review is simple. I want you to see this show. did our critic think of AIRNESS at Forward Theater?

Peaceful Faces Shares 'Signature Blues' From Forthcoming LP
by Michael Major - Feb 1, 2023

Tying together a lifelong love of Brian Wilson and Elliott Smith, an affection for aughts indie units like Grizzly Bear and Bon Iver, and years of experience as a horn player, improviser, and arranger, Sifting Through The Goo, Reaching For The Candlelight is a rich sonic stew of finger-picked guitar, shimmering synths, dense vocal harmony.

KING TUFF Shares New Single 'Tell Me'
by Michael Major - Jan 11, 2023

King Tuff shares “Tell Me,” the third single from his anticipated new album, Smalltown Stardust. The pop gem, which features backing vocals from the album’s co-writer and co-producer SASAMI, perfectly encapsulates Kyle Thomas’ knack for melody and songwriting prowess. Plus, check out upcoming tour dates!

Children's Theater Director Jeff Church Found Dead Following Abuse Allegations
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 28, 2022

Jeff Church, The Coterie Theatre's artistic director for more than 30 years, was found dead this weekend after he had resigned from his position amid sexual assault allegations.

Interview: Alexandra Billings on the World of THE PERIPHERAL & Her Love of Sci-Fi
by Michael Major - Dec 1, 2022

The final episodes of The Peripheral have featured the addition of Alexandra Billings (Wicked, Transparent) to the cast as the pivotal inspector, Ainsley Lowbeer. Before the premiere of the finale episode, BroadwayWorld caught up with Billings to discuss her character, acting in the sci-fi genre, and the special effects used in the series.

Interview: Bryan-Keyth Wilson And Dr. Arelia Johnson Open Up About the Intimate and Accepting World of STRAPPED at The Shrine Of The Black Madonna
by Miranda Keating - Dec 1, 2022

This weekend, The Normal Anomaly Initiative, Inc. will be presenting a workshop production of STRAPPED, which follows seven strangers as they navigate conversations surrounding intimacy, trauma, and sex. We spoke with co-writers Bryan-Keyth Wilson and Dr. Arelia Johnson to learn more about this upcoming show!


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I Want You has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1961.



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