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Lorelei - 1974 - Broadway

Based on Anita Loos’s 1925 bestseller of the same title, GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES follows Lorelei Lee, a blonde from Little Rock, Arkansas, who sails to Europe with her friend Dorothy to perform in a nightclub in Paris.

GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES played for 740 performances on Broadway at the Ziegfeld Theatre starring Carol Channing, Yvonne Adair, Jack McCauley, Eric Brotherson and George S. Irving. The show was revived on Broadway in 1995 at the Lyceum Theatre starring KT Sullivan.


Palace Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
1564 Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2021
Palmer appeared on Broadway with Carol Channing in Lorelei in 1974. He also appeared as Tommy in Brigadoon in 1963 and as Curly in Oklahoma! in 1964 at New York City Center.
by Jerri Shafer - Sep 21, 2021
New Vision Dance Company presented a wonderful afternoon of song and dance at our 2021 Fundraiser Cabaret! Three performances were presented, each performance featured New Vision Dance Company members and numerous musical artists to raise support for our efforts to engage with the community through the joy and beauty of dance! It was Located at the beautiful Medallion Estates in Westerville in an outdoor setting on the golf course. Save the date, October 16 and 17th, 2021 for our upcoming 15th anniversary show “RETROSPECTIVE III - 15 years of dance” at the McCoy in New Albany. @newvisiondanceco Purchase yours at
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 13, 2021
The anticipated new musical, 'The Whimsical World of Sherlock Holmes', opened Saturday night at Theatre Row. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 7, 2020
The comedic short “Jersey,' written by Margaret M. Spirito and directed by and starring Lisa Ann Walter will screen at the 16th Annual LA Femme International Film Festival on Saturday, October 17th, 6PM on the CYA Live platform. 
by Jerri Shafer - Oct 5, 2020
After months of anticipation with the global pandemic causing the cancellation of their spring show and the hault of performers all around the country to do what they love in a public setting, New Vision Dance Company was so excited to produce and host a Cabaret featuring dance pieces performed by company members as well as vocal performances by guest artists to provide fellow community members with a safe space to perform after such a long break. The event required masks to be worn by both performers and audience members, was socially distanced and held outdoors in a space generously provided by Phil LaSusa in Westerville. Performances were September 26, 2020 in Westerville, Ohio.  For more information about New Vision or how to donate, visit:
by Stephi Wild - Nov 26, 2020
Victorian Opera returns to the stage in 2021 celebrating local talent and Australian opera. Among its ten productions, Victorian Opera presents the long-awaited revival of Richard Meale’s Voss, last staged in 1990; the high-octane rock musical The Who’s Tommy; and the world premiere of four new operas by local composers.
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Nov 20, 2020
If you’re told a lie long enough, you begin to believe it, says the riveting Katherine Stenzel as federal prisoner up for a second parole hearing, Lorelei Beatrice Beckmann. Along with her inexperienced public defender, Benny, expertly brought to life by William Statzer, we fall prey to her exploitation of the truth to suit her will, bent, twisted, but never fully broken.
by A.A. Cristi - May 3, 2021
Playwrights Foundation, the West Coast's premier launchpad for plays and playwrights, has announced the semi finalists and finalists for the 44th annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF) scheduled to stream online July 16-25, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 29, 2020
Lorelei Ramirez and Cynthia Nixon are organizing a 'raucous' virtual variety show fundraiser in support of four Democratic Socialist candidates for the New York State legislature, ahead of the election on June 23: Jabari Brisport, Phara Souffrant Forrest, Marcela Mitaynes, and Zohran Mamdani.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2021
Abell Auction Co. has announced a June 17 online-only auction of Broadway legend Carol Channing's estate. The auction will feature will feature Broadway memorabilia, Tony Awards and Channing's belongings. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2021
After a 15-month shutdown due to the COVID-19 epidemic, proprietors Steve Baruch, Richard Frankel, and Tom Viertel have announced that “Broadway’s Supper Club” Feinstein’s/54 Below will reopen its iconic red door for live performances on June 17, 2021. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 14, 2021
Since their inception in 1996, the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theatre presented by the Investors Foundation have ignited the careers of many notable performers, all of whom attended high school in New Jersey. 
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2020
In the latest installment, the great Megan Hilty performs 'Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend' in the 2012 production of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
by Stephi Wild - May 1, 2020
Nationally acclaimed Boston-based vocal artists Lorelei Ensemble and the Boston Symphony Orchestra perform the northeast premiere of composer Julia Wolfe's Her Story, a 40-minute piece for orchestra and women's vocal ensemble, on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 8:00pm; Friday, November 6, 2020 at 1:30pm; and Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 8:00pm at Symphony Hall under the direction of conductor Giancarlo Guerrero.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2021
Theatre444 will bring actors from all over the country to create its local version of William Shakespeare's, The Tempest.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2020
Today's top stories: Alan Menken revealed Hercules will return to the stage! Plus, read all about today's upcoming online events!
by Abigail Charpentier - Mar 2, 2020
Toronto. March 1, 2020. CAFTCAD is proud to announce the winners of the 2020 CAFTCAD Awards in Toronto.
by Jade Kops - Mar 18, 2020
With the Australian government restricting gatherings of more than 100 people Australian writer/composer/actor James Millar came up with the idea of HOPE. A NEW WORKS DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE to keep artists 'exercising' their creativity while the world and particularly the Arts industry recovers from COVID-19.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 16, 2021
The series stars Paget Brewster (Criminal Minds) along with the main voice cast that includes Rob Delaney (Catastrophe), Sonia Denis (Set It Up), Kether Donohue (You’re the Worst), John Doman (Blue Valentine), Negin Farsad (3rd Street Blackout), Tony Hale (Veep), and Lorelei Ramirez (Pervert Everything).
by Robert Diamond - Mar 11, 2020
The Liberty Union Musical Theater department has been hard at work the last four months getting ready to bring Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical live on stage to the Baltimore area. The show is March 13 at 7pm, March 14 at 7pm, and March 15 at 2pm. Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased at the door or online at
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2020
Porchlight Music Theatre has announced its 26th season that includes the 2020 - 2021 Mainstage, Porchlight Revisits and New Faces Sing Broadway series. Porchlight's Mainstage and Porchlight Revisits return to the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street with its annual fundraising concert Chicago Sings Andrew Lloyd Webber launching the season taking place at the Museum of Contemporary Arts, 220. E. Chicago Ave.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021
This Month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Performers include George Salazar and Joe Iconis, Shakina Nayfack, Lauren Marcus, Nicole Henry, Larry Owens, Beth Malone, Andrew Barth Feldman and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021
This week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW will be presenting some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. The line-up includes Derrick Baskin, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz and many more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 19, 2020
Nationally acclaimed, Boston-based Lorelei Ensemble today releases David Lang's love fail (2012, revised for women's vocal ensemble in 2016) on Cantaloupe Music. In observance and celebration of Juneteenth, the proceeds of all album sales today will go to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 14, 2021
This week (June 14-20) in live streaming: Rita Moreno visits Backstage Live, Show of Titles on demand, a Kerry Butler master class, a Guys and Dolls reunion, and so much more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2021
Next week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2021
Directed and Choreographed by Chaz Wolcott (Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Me and My Girl, Kiss Me Kate, Crazy For You and Mary Poppins), with musical direction by T.C. Kincer, the revue features the 2021 Resident Company: John Zamborsky, Liat Shuflita, Collin Hancock, Anthony DaSilva, Sydney Krauth, Andrew Faria, Logan Gray Saad, Susana Wickstrom, Crystal Renee Wright, Renell Taylor, Elise Shangold and Ethan Van Slyke.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 23, 2020
In anticipation of reopening its doors and resuming mainstage performances, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced the updated 2021 seasons of the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) and Washington National Opera (WNO) along with the new seasons of theater, ballet and dance, and Performances for Young Audiences.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2021
Celebrating its 75th Anniversary as 'The Miracle of the Forest,' Forestburgh Playhouse, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Franklin Trapp, will present in Rep: the heavenly musical hit ALTAR BOYZ and the 60s salute to girl groups BEEHIVE with performances July 13-25.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2021
This month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2021
Temple Theatre, in Sanford, NC, will present Can't Help Falling in Love: A Valentine Cabaret, an evening of music and dance celebrating many types of love, friendship, camaraderie, community, coming together, young love, and romance. Bring your special Valentine, friends and family to enjoy an evening of music about life and all forms of love.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 9, 2021
Galvanized by the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis last May, Cerise Jacobs and her activist opera company, White Snake Projects, began a process of development for a new production that would stand as a monument of support for the Black Lives Matter movement. The result is the virtual opera Death by Life.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 26, 2020
Theatre at St. Luke's opens its 9th season with the classic comedic drama Steel Magnolias, by Robert Harling. Under the direction of Steve MacKinnon, the popular play turned iconic movie will be an immersive theatre-in-the-round experience. Audience members will step through the full-scale doors to Truvy's beauty parlor where they'll actually sit with the show's main characters, six southern women, navigating life together. Steel Magnolias opens March 6 at 7:00 p.m. and will run select dates through March 22. Tickets are $15-25 and are available at
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 2, 2021
Since virtual school, at home meetings, and online dating has become the “new normal,” Seed Art Share has joined the virtual madness with its upcoming production of Our Stage, Your Screen: An Evening of Zoom Plays!
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 16, 2021
Celebrating Boston's diverse international community, Club Passim's Global Roots series showcases roots music from around the world. Shows into this spring include jazz artist and art educator Tahira Clayton along with an interview with music historian Hannah Grantham on February 22 as part of Black History Month at Passim. 
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 10, 2021
The Sauk, Hillsdale County's community theatre, is excited to announce the cast for 'The Giver,' the first production planned for inside the Sauk Theatre since February 2020. Performances are scheduled March 4-7 and 11-14.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2020
The month will feature Cairo KitKat Club by HaRaKa Platform (Adham Hafez, Mona Gamil, Lamia Gouda, Adam Kucharski), co-presented with Goethe-Institut and in partnership with artists and specialists from New York, Berlin, Cairo, and London, on December 11-14; Christmas in Virtual NickyLand 2020 by Nicky Paraiso on December 15, and more.
by Cristina Martinez - Dec 8, 2020
Un día como hoy en 1949, Broadway acogía por primera vez GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES, el musical basado en la novela homónima de Loos.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 16, 2020
Lorelei Ensemble presents a newly recorded, luminous performance of music for the season-journeying from darkness to light, filled with warmth, peace, and hope.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 6, 2021
Rodgers & Hart's Babes in Arms, with a fresh, witty and relevant script by acclaimed playwright, Tony Award nominee Douglas Carter Beane, is the quintessential 'Hey, kids, let's put on a show' musical.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2021
A group of Styx fans have organized an online petition lobbying the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame to recognize the '70s and '80s superstars by inducting them. Styx released their self-titled debut album in 1972 and first became eligible for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1997.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2020
Abrons Arts Center has released details about their upcoming 2020/2021 season, featuring a virtual fall season!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2021
Well, Well…Hello, Lee Roy! The York Theatre Company will present Broadway’s Lee Roy Reams in his new solo show _Remembering Jerry Herman*, celebrating his collaboration with the late great musical theater legend. Audiences will hear glorious songs and outrageous stories from shows that include La Cage aux Folles, Hello, Dolly!, and more.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2021
Forestburgh Playhouse presents the comedy, Buyer & Cellar by Jonathan Tolins, from August 17-22 on the Tavern Stage. Directed by Broadway veteran Matt Lenz, Buyer & Cellar stars Nick Cearley of The Skivvies as Alex More.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 27, 2021
Academy Award-winning French playwright Florian Zeller's work is back at MTC with The Truth, opening on Thursday 10 June at Southbank Theatre.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 22, 2021
Bang on a Can announces the Cal Performances at Home video premiere of a new film, Steel Hammer, featuring the acclaimed oratorio by Bang on a Can's co-founder, Pulitzer Prize winner Julia Wolfe.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 15, 2020
Megan Hilty will be taking part in a one-hour in-depth online conversation with Dramaversity creator Scot Pankey on April 27 at 2pm EDT. Topics will include creating art, building a thriving career, and inspiration. The lucky students will also be able to ask questions of the actress in real time.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 14, 2021
Lorelei Zarifian will present the world premiere of Frigorific at the 2021 Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival!