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From the play Merrily We Roll Along by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart


BWW Review: THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!) Hilariously Skewers Sondheim, Lloyd Webber, Herman, Rodgers & Hammerstein, and Kander & Ebb at freeFall Theatre
by Peter Nason - Jun 28, 2018

It's a musical theatre lover's dream show! (more...)

Porchlight Announces Cast And Crew For GYPSY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre's Mainstage 2018 - 2019 season launches with Gypsy, A Musical Fable, October 12 - November 25, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.  Porchlight Music Theatre's Gypsy stars E. Faye Butler as "Rose," is directed by Michael Weber, music directed by David Fiorello and choreographed/associate directed by Chris Carter. (more...)

Porchlight Announces Cast And Crew For GYPSY, A MUSICAL FABLE Starring E. Faye Butler
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre's Mainstage 2018 - 2019 season launches with Gypsy, A Musical Fable, October 12 - November 25, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ringwald Presents THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

It's time to do the Time Warp again, as The Rocky Horror Show returns to The Ringwald Theatre this summer for a four week run of cross-dressing, sexual exploration, and science fiction. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Cape Playhouse Presents SYLVIA By A.R. Gurney
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

The Cape Playhouse very proudly presents, Sylvia, the acclaimed comedy by two-time Pulitzer Prize-nominee A.R. Gurney. Starring Playhouse favorite Jennifer Cody, Michele Pawk, John Dossett, and Stephen Derosa, and directed by Matt Lenz, Sylvia runs June 26-July 7, 2018. (more...)

SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Comes to San Francisco Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English; Producing Director Susi Damilano) announced casting for the final show of its 2017-18 Mainstage Season--Sunday in the Park with George, the quintessential Stephen Sondheim musical about the art of creation and the creation of art. Bill English will direct the 1985 Pulitzer Prize-winning musical. (more...)

GRoW @ The Wallis And Broadway Dreams Announce July 2018 Edition Of Summer Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

???????The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and Broadway Dreams  announce the 2018 Broadway Dreams Summer Intensive, featuring an all-star faculty roster comprised of Broadway performers, directors, casting directors and choreographers, held July 8 - 15, 2018 at The Wallis in Beverly Hills. The annual weeklong intensive invites future stars of the stage to embark on a rigorous week of Broadway-caliber training-focusing on acting, vocal performance and dance-taught by the brightest and best industry professionals.  (more...)

Broadway Princess Party, Lindsey Mendez and Ryan Scott Oliver, and More Next Week at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

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. (more...)

CHRIS & DAVID'S TOP 40 SHOWTUNES YOU'VE (PROBABLY) NEVER HEARD Comes to Davenport's Piano Bar & Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Terrific but little known musical theatre gems will be given the spotlight in Chris & David's Top 40 Showtunes You've (Probably) Never Heard, performed at Davenport's Piano Bar & Cabaret from July 9-30 on Mondays at 8 PM.  Reservations can be placed at davenportspianobar.com. (more...)

Comedy Company Face Off Unlimited Hires Whit Baldwin As Company Manager For BATSU! NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

BATSU! NYC, the original "East Village Sensation" (Asian Fusion) live Japanese Game Show has a new Company Manager and they didn't have to go far to find him. One of the most senior performers in the NYC production is Whit Baldwin, who after joining the cast just a few weeks after the show opened in January of 2011, has become a leader both on and off the stage. Having served as the "Captain of the Captains" over the last year or so, Mr. Baldwin has now been officially named Company Manager. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Watch Jason Robert Brown's 'Do the Work' from PRINCE OF BROADWAY performed by Kristin Chenoweth's Broadway Bootcamp
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Saturday night, in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, the 2nd Annual Kristi Awards took place, culminating the end of a week's work and training at the 4th year of Kristin Chenoweth's BROADWAY BOOTCAMP. (more...)

Emily Skeggs Comes to The Cape Rep Theatre For An Evening to Remember
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Cape Rep Theatre presents Summer Starlight, An Evening to Remember, Sunday, August 5, with guest of honor, Tony Award nominated theater, film and television actor, Emily Skeggs. Tickets for this gala celebration benefiting Cape Rep Theatre include an outdoor party with hors d'oeuvres and live jazz, a brief live auction, a performance and audience discussion with Ms. Skeggs in the Indoor Theater emceed by best-selling author Anne D. LeClaire, and a champagne and dessert finale with the guest of honor under the stars. Sunday, August 5, 6 PM. Ticket prices are $100 - $130 and are available at CapeRep.org or at the Box Office, 508-896-1888. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, July 6- Happy Birthday, Christopher Ashley!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 6, 2018

On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of the Tony Award-winning director of Come From Away, Christopher Ashley! (more...)

Roger Bart, Ali Stroker & More Complete Cast of Hollywood Bowl's ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Casting is now complete for the Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of Annie. The new cast members are Roger Bart as Daniel 'Rooster' Hannigan, Kaylin Hedges as Annie, Ali Stroker as 'Star-to-Be,' Amir Talai as Bert Healy, Marlow Barkley as Kate, Amadi Chapata as Pepper, Noe Lynds as July, Rae Martinez as Tessie, Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja as Molly, and Olivia Zenetzis as Duffy. (more...)

Marilyn Maye, Carol Lawrence, Penny Fuller & More Join 54 Sings Ballroom
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

Ballroom, the 1978 Broadway musical that was based on the acclaimed television movie The Queen of the Stardust Ballroom, will celebrate its 40th anniversary with an all-star cast at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, September 4th at 7:00pm. (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, Sierra Boggess, Stephanie J. Block, Liz Callaway, Emily Skinner, Alice Ripley Join Seth Rudetsky for Provincetown's Broadway Series In August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

Six of Broadway's most sought-after stars will join Mark Cortale's "Broadway @ The Art House" and "Broadway @ Town Hall" concert series in Provincetown in August. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Next Writer-Producer Speed Date
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces a one-on-one networking event with commercial and indie producers, Writer-Producer Speed Date onJuly 15, 2018 with coaching sessions at 4:30pm and 5:30pm at Studios 353,353 W 48th St, NYC. (more...)

Standing Room Only and Graceful Productions Present Staged Reading of New Musical CALVIN BERGER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

Standing Room Only and Graceful Productions have announced a staged reading of the new musical Calvin Berger at the Hudson Backstage Theatre in Hollywood. With book, music, and lyrics by Barry Wyner and directed by Ovation Award-winner Richard Israel, the Calvin Berger staged reading will be presented on Friday, August 10, and Saturday, August 11, at 8pm and Sunday, August 12, at 7pm. The cast will feature (in alphabetical order) Grace Kaufman, Julia Lester, Jason Eric Testa, and one more actor to be announced. The musical director is Anthony Lucca.           (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...)

FROZEN Director Michael Grandage To Helm Film Adaptation Of JACK AND LEM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

It was announced today that Tony Award-winning director Michael Grandage will helm a film adaptation of book Jack and Lem: The Untold Story of an Extraordinary Friendship by David Pitts, the film will explore the incredible thirty-year friendship between John F. Kennedy and Kirk Lemoyne Billings (aka 'Lem'). Screenwriter David Scearce (A Single Man) will adapt the book for the screen. (more...)

Reagle Music Theatre Ends 50th Summer Season On A High Note With THE MUSIC MAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston wraps up the company's spectacular 50th Anniversary Summer Season with The Music Man from August 2-12.  The multiple Tony award-winning musical will run for 8 performances (including 4 matinees) at the Robinson Theatre, 617 Lexington St., Waltham, MA. (more...)

Javier Munoz, Carolee Carmello and More Will Perform in WORKING Concert At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

Working is returning! Carolee Carmello, Javier Munoz, Gerry Vichi, and Mary Callanan will perform in the 40th Anniversary concert of Working at Feinstein's/54 Below on Sunday, August 12th at 7:00pm and 9:30pm. (more...)

RED, Starring Alfred Molina and Alfred Enoch, Will Be Screened In Cinemas This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

It was announced today that the critically acclaimed production of John Logan's Red with Alfred Molina and Alfred Enoch in selected cinemas across the UK and North America on November 7 2018. Tickets will go on sale from August 15. (more...)

Dark Operetta FATTY FATTY NO FRIENDS to Make NYMF Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

Mind The Art Entertainment announces that their New York Innovative Theater Award-nominated original dark operetta Fatty Fatty No Friends will make its New York Musical Festival debut as part of its annual Concert Series. (more...)

BWW Review: Mad Theatre of Tampa Presents a Blissful IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU at the Shimberg
by Peter Nason - Jul 23, 2018

IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, the joyous wedding day musical presented by Mad Theatre of Tampa, doesn't have a bad thought in its head. At times we wonder if it has any thought in its head, but rest assured, any thoughts it does have are good. The show contains some of the most mindless fun I've had at any musical of late; it's a guaranteed good time. Imagine the tickle of champagne bubbles in your nose, and that's the feeling you get while watching it. Giddy, goofy elation. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Weathervane's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG dissects the death of friendships
by Paul Batterson - Jul 23, 2018

In his review of the debut of Merrily We Roll Along in 1981, New York Times critic Frank Rich wrote, 'As we all should have probably learned by now, to be a Stephen Sondheim fan is to have one's heart broken at regular intervals.' (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Cleveland - Week of 7/20/2018
by BWW - Jul 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/20/2018 for Cleveland (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis / St. Paul - Week of 7/20/2018
by BWW - Jul 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/20/2018 for Minneapolis / St. Paul (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 7/20/2018
by BWW - Jul 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/20/2018 for Columbus (more...)

Keith Allen, Bryan Dick, And More Lead Rose Theatre Kingston's World Premiere Of HOGARTH'S PROGRESS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces the full cast for Nick Dear's double-bill Hogarth's Progress. Anthony Banks directs Bryan Dick as the younger William Hogarth in the first major UK revival of Dear's acclaimed comedy The Art of Success, which follows Hogarth through a bawdy night in 1730 and Keith Allen as the older William Hogarth in the world premiere of The Taste of the Town which rejoins the now hugely successful artist 30 years later towards the end of his career. Ruby Bentall (Jane Hogarth and Nancy/Mrs Ryott), Emma Cunniffe (Louisa and Mrs Colquhoun/Mrs Bascombe), Ben Deery (Frank and Zachariah Blunt), Jack Derges (Henry Fielding and Parson Venables), Ian Hallard (Oliver and Horace Walpole), Susannah Harker (Queen Caroline and Jane Hogarth), Jasmine Jones (Sarah Sprackling and Bridget), Sylvestra Le Touzel (Mrs Needham and Lady Thornhill) and Mark Umbers (Robert Walpole and David Garrick) complete the company. (more...)

Original Musical BETWEEN THE SEA AND SKY From Australian Composer Luke Byrne Will Make Off-Broadway Debut At NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

 Australian playwright and composer Luke Byrneis excited to announce his original new musical Between the Sea and Sky will make its Off-Broadway debut later this summer as part of the 2018 New York Musical Festival's (NYMF) Next Link Project. Featuring an original book, music & lyrics by Mr. Byrne, Between the Sea and Skywill play a 5-performance run at The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row beginning July 31, 2018. (more...)

BWW Interview: Damian Humbley Talks SPAMILTON
by Marianka Swain - Jul 17, 2018

Australian actor Damian Humbley's past work includes Merrily We Roll Along, The Woman in White and The Last 5 Years. He's currently starring in Spamilton, an affectionate spoof of the all-conquering Hamilton, at Menier Chocolate Factory. (more...)

Cape Rep Theatre Presents Cape Premiere of MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

Cape Rep Theatre continues its 2018 season with the Broadway musical sensation, MAMMA MIA!, music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, and some songs with Stig Anderson, book by Catherine Johnson, originally conceived by Judy Cramer, August 1 through September 2: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7 pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, and Sundays at 2 pm. There is no performance Sunday, August 5th. Tickets are $40. Pay-What-You-Can-Night is the first Friday, August 3. Student Rush tickets also available. Call the box office for details. Cape Rep Indoor Theater. North Side Route 6A E. Brewster. 508.896.1888 or www.caperep.org. (more...)

Stephen Schwartz To Host WORKING 40th Anniversary Concert at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

WORKING, the 1978 musical that celebrated America's multi-faceted workforce, will celebrate its 40th anniversary with an all-star cast at Feinstein's/54 Below on Sunday, August 12th at 7:00pm and 9:30om. The concert will be hosted by WORKING'S songwriter Stephen Schwartz. (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...)

BWW Interview: The Cast Talk I WISH MY LIFE WERE LIKE A MUSICAL
by Fiona Scott - Aug 8, 2018

Alexander Bermange's musical revue I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical returns to Live at Zedel in August. BroadwayWorld spoke to the composer and some of the cast members, Madalena Alberto and Lucas Rush, about the show which reveals the performer life isn't as grand as it might appear... (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cape Rep Theatre's MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Cape Rep Theatre continues its 2018 season with the Broadway musical sensation, MAMMA MIA!, music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, and some songs with Stig Anderson, book by Catherine Johnson, originally conceived by Judy Cramer, August 1 through September 2. (more...)

Craig Jessup Brings SONDHEIM TONIGHT To Feinstein's At The Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

???????One of the Bay Area's best entertainers celebrates the work of one of our greatest composers. Craig Jessup's Sondheim Tonight! brings together more than a dozen Sondheim gems from some of his earliest shows as a composer/lyricist (Saturday Night, Anyone Can Whistle) to some of his most beloved (Company, Follies, Merrily We Roll Along). And the show marks Jessup's debut at Feinstein's at the Nikko. (more...)

Melissa Errico & Ryan Silverman, Kate Shindle & Abby Corrigan, Rachel Tucker, and More Come to Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2018

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Casting Complete For Staged Reading Of CALVIN BERGER At Hudson Backstage Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Standing Room Only and Graceful Productions have announced a staged reading of the new musical Calvin Berger at the Hudson Backstage Theatre in Hollywood. With book, music, and lyrics by Barry Wyner and directed by Ovation Award-winner Richard Israel, the Calvin Berger staged reading will be presented on Friday, August 10, and Saturday, August 11, at 8pm and Sunday, August 12, at 7pm. The cast will feature (in alphabetical order) Joshua Bassett, Grace Kaufman, Julia Lester, and Jason Eric Testa. The musical director is Anthony Lucca. (more...)

Little Triangle Will Present THE WILD PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

After presenting critically acclaimed sell-out productions of Sunday in the Park with George & Merrily We Roll Along, Little Triangle will present The Wild Party with emerging Australian performers in November for a strictly limited 2- week season at the Seymour Centre. (more...)

Jonathan Melo and Woody White Lead the Kitchen's GIRLFRIEND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Kitchen Theatre Company is beginning its 28th Season with a musical! Girlfriend, with book by Todd Almond and music & lyrics by Matthew Sweet, takes place in the summer of 1993 in small town Nebraska. Mike and Will have just graduated from high school and couldn't be more different: Mike is an athlete, headed off to college in the fall. Will is a quiet boy who doesn't know where he's headed next. But when they start to get to know each other that summer, everything changes for both of them. Based on the album of the same name by Matthew Sweet, Girlfriend captures the thrill of first love-and how we discover each other and ourselves through the mixtapes we make. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale For Cinema Screening Of RED, Starring Alfred Molina and Alfred Enoch
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Tickets are now on sale for Michael Grandage Company's critically acclaimed production of John Logan's Red, starring Alfred Molina and Alfred Enoch. The show will be presented by Trafalgar Releasing in selected cinemas across North America and the UK on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. (more...)

Kitchen Theatre Announces Creative Team Of GIRLFRIEND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

Kitchen Theatre Company is beginning its 28th Season with a musical! Girlfriend, with book by Todd Almond and music & lyrics by Matthew Sweet, takes place in the summer of 1993 in small town Nebraska. Mike and Will have just graduated from high school and couldn't be more different: Mike is an athlete, headed off to college in the fall. Will is a quiet boy who doesn't know where he's headed next. But when they start to get to know each other that summer, everything changes for both of them. Based on the album of the same name by Matthew Sweet, Girlfriend captures the thrill of first love-and how we discover each other and ourselves through the mixtapes we make. (more...)

New Theatrical Production Company Announces Inaugural 2018-2019 Season In Ann Arbor
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

Season features three productions: the world premiere of an original play written by a Broadway veteran, a boldly staged concert production of a Sondheim classic, and an immersive reinterpretation of a song cycle from a two-time Tony-Award winner. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 12
by Audition Roundup - Aug 12, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 12, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Katie Welsh Brings Cabaret Concert Series To Princeton This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2018

Get ready this Fall for three fabulous concerts by Katie Welsh, to be staged at the Arts Council in Princeton! (more...)

Lowry's Spotlight Theater Closes 20 Seasons Of Entertainment With YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2018

???????Lowry's Spotlight Theater closes 20 seasons of entertainment with "You Can't Take It With You" September 1 through 29 at the John Hand Theater in Lowry. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2:00 p.m. with additional performances on Monday, September 10 and Thursday, September 27 @ 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, September 29 @2:00 p.m. Tickets $12 - $25 and available at www.thisisspotlight.com or by calling 720-530-4596. The John Hand Theater is located at 7653 East 1st Place, Denver, Colorado 80230 (more...)

Jason Alexander to Appear in Conversation At Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

???????Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, is presenting In Conversation: Jason Alexander, on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 7:30PM.  This event will give audiences a behind-the-curtain look at Native Gardens, a new comedy by Karen Zacarias and directed by Mr. Alexander that will be performed at the Playhouse September 5 through 30. (more...)

Cape Rep Theatre Presents Cape Premiere of MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018

Cape Rep Theatre continues its 2018 season with the Broadway musical sensation, MAMMA MIA!, music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, and some songs with Stig Anderson, book by Catherine Johnson, originally conceived by Judy Cramer, August 1 through September 2: Tuesdays, Todays and Thursdays at 7 pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, and Sundays at 2 pm. There is no performance Sunday, August 5th. Tickets are $40. Pay-What-You-Can-Night is the first Friday, August 3. Student Rush tickets also available. Call the box office for details. Cape Rep Indoor Theater. North Side Route 6A E. Brewster. 508.896.1888 or www.caperep.org. (more...)

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