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


VIDEO: FROZEN Stars Caissie Levy & Patti Murin Discuss Their Emotional Opening Night on NBC TODAY
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

Caissie Levy and Patti Murin stopped by NBC TODAY to chat about the success and magnitude of Frozen on Broadway, plus their emotional and empowering opening night! (more...)

LILIES to be presented at The Bath House
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

North Texas-based theatrical and film producers Gordon Kelly and Robin Benson Linek have developed a way for theatre ticket purchases to double as grass roots support for a new production in Dallas; the North Texas premiere of Michael Marc Bouchard's play Lilies, scheduled to start performance at the Bath House Cultural Center on Friday, May 31, 2017. (more...)

Harriet Harris, Graham Rowat, and More Head to the Berkshires for the Summer Season; Full Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced casting for the 90th Anniversary Season. BroadwayWorld has the full list of upcoming productions and their casts below! (more...)

Cape Rep Theatre Announces 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

Cape Rep Theatre is celebrating its 33rd season with an exciting line up of plays and musicals, all of them Cape Cod premieres, and one world premiere by a local playwright. The Indoor Theater season will open May 9th with the George Furth and Stephen Sondheim musical Merrily We Roll Along, followed by the world premiere production of The Tuna Goddess, by local theater artist, Jade Schuyler. Next up is the Broadway sensation, Mamma Mia!, music by the beloved super group ABBA and book by Catherine Johnson, followed by the 5-time Tony Award winning Fun Home, book and lyrics by Lisa Kron, music by Jeanine Tesori, based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel. The season will close with the Cape Cod premiere of Shakespeare in Love, based on the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, adapted for the stage by Lee Hall. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, MARILYN MAYE'S 90TH BIRTHDAY, David Yazbek and More Head to 54 Below in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

This April, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Palo Alto Players Presents ROCK OF AGES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

We're going back to a sexier time - the Reagan Era - when Palo Alto Players presents the smash-hit jukebox musical ROCK OF AGES, featuring the greatest rock music of the 1980s.  (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces The 2018 Bootcamp Weekend Intensive For Showcase Producing
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the 2018 Bootcamp Weekend Intensive for Showcase Producing on Saturday, April 28, 2018 & Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 10am - 6pm at Nola Studios, 244 W. 54th Street, 5th floor. Registration is $270 for non-members ($225 for TRU members, $290 for Membership/Workshop Package, and $100 for a second attendee). Save $50-$60 with the Early Bird Discount through April 15. (more...)

NJSO Presents Spring into Music Gala with Performance by Jason Alexander
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra hosts its 2018 Spring into Music Gala on Saturday, April 14, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. Tony Award-winning Broadway, film and television star Jason Alexander-world renowned as the iconic George Costanza on "Seinfeld"-headlines a performance of song and comedy at an event that includes cocktails, dinner and a silent auction. The gala's honoree is Merck & Co., Inc., Chairman of the Board and CEO Kenneth C. Frazier. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At The Riveting & Timely New Play SKELETON CREW at Huntington Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the powerful drama Skeleton Crew, by Dominique Morriseau (Detroit '67 and Paradise Blue) and directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian (Nat Turner in Jerusalem at New York Theatre Workshop and The Convert at Underground Railway Theater). Skeleton Crew runs from March 2 through March 31, 2018 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. (more...)

Staples Players Presents MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Directors David Roth (SHS '84) and Kerry Long (SHS '97) bring back one of their all-time favorite shows to the Staples stage: Stephen Sondheim's semi-autobiographical Merrily We Roll Along. With a brilliant 'Broadway-style' score and the deep insight one expects from any Sondheim endeavor, the musical is a spirited and moving cautionary tale for anyone who has ever pursued a dream. (more...)

Review Roundup: Did Critics Find A Winter Wonderland at FROZEN on Broadway?
by Review Roundups - Mar 22, 2018

Disney's new Broadway musical Frozen celebrates its opening night at the St. James Theatre tonight, Thursday, March 22, 2018. (more...)

Porchlight's Final New Faces Sing Broadway Of The 2017 - 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the final production in its 2017 - 2018 season of Chicago's hit musical revue series, New Faces Sing Broadway. New Faces Sing Broadway 1975, hosted by Donica Lynn with direction by Christopher Pazdernik and music direction by David Fiorello, is Tuesday, June 5 at The Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave., Skokie at 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, June 6 at The Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E. Ontario Street, at 6:30 p.m. (The Arts Club presentation also includes a pre-show reception at 6:30 p.m. with performance at 7:30 p.m.). In tribute to the original New Faces series that ran on Broadway and on film from 1934 - 1968, Porchlight Music Theatre created the Chicago musical revue series, New Faces Sing Broadway as a showcase for the best emerging music talent now performing on Chicago stages. Each edition is a "time-machine" journey from the start to the finish of an entire musical season from the classic days of Broadway, peppered with photos and films of the era in an exciting multimedia presentation with a favorite Chicago theatre veteran like Donica Lynn hosting and introducing the next generation of music theatre artists while acting as your guide through a vintage year on the Great White Way. General admission tickets at Skokie Theatre are $22 and at The Arts Club of Chicago are $35 and are available at porchlightmusictheatre.org or at the Porchlight Music Theatre box office, 773.777.9884. (more...)

Broadway Jukebox: Sing Along to the Songs of Birthday Boys Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Not a day goes by that our love ever dies for the music of these two living legends. All we ask of you is that you celebrate with a playlist of their greatest tunes for today and ever after! (more...)

VIDEO: Princesses in Pants! Take a Behind the Scenes Look at the Costumes of FROZEN
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 22, 2018

Frozen opens on Broadway tonight and this week Nightline stopped by the St. James to get a closer look at the fashion of Disney's brand new show! Check out the video below. (more...)

UN DÍA COMO HOY…: ¡Felicidades, STEPHEN SONDHEIM y ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER!
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Mar 22, 2018

Hoy comparten cumpleaños los grandisimos compositores Stephen Sondheim y Andrew Lloyd Webber, sin los cuales el Teatro Musical no habria sido el mismo, y hacemos un repaso por sus carreras y, sobre todo, por las producciones que se han hecho en España de sus obras. (more...)

BWW TV: Hot Video! First Look at FROZEN on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 22, 2018

Disney's new Broadway musical Frozen celebrates its opening night at the St. James Theatre tonight, Thursday, March 22, 2018 and we've finally got a look at footage from the show via a just-released trailer! (more...)

Kennedy Center Announces Recipients of 2018 Inspirational Teacher Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced the 2018 winners of the Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards-a series of annual grants which recognize American teachers by spotlighting their extraordinary impact on the lives of students. Four teachers were selected in 2018 from a pool of nominations received through the Kennedy Center's website. Award recipients each receive $10,000 and are showcased, along with the former students they inspired, on a website dedicated to inspirational teachers. The awards, created by the Center in honor of Stephen Sondheim's 80th birthday in 2010, were initiated and funded through the generous support of Myrna and Freddie Gershon. To date, 75 awards totaling $750,000 have been presented. (more...)

PAQUITO FOREVER empieza su gira internacional
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Mar 21, 2018

El proximo 23 de marzo, Joan Vazquez comienza su gira internacional del espectaculo PAQUITO FOREVER, que tantos exitos ha cosechado ya en Barcelona. (more...)

VIDEO: The Stars of FROZEN Visit ABC's POPCORN with Peter Travers
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

Before opening the larger than life, highly anticipated FROZEN the musical tomorrow evening, Caissie Levy and Patti Murin stopped by ABC's POPCORN with Peter Travers to discuss their onstage sisterhood and offstage friendship.  (more...)

Director Lonny Price Is Coming To The Staples Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

Staples Players is thrilled to announce that Lonny Price will take the stage for a talkback after the March 23rd performance of Merrily We Roll Along at Staples Auditorium. All audience members at the 7:30 pm show are welcome to stay and enjoy insight from this Broadway icon. (more...)

Photo Flash: Anna and Elsa and Olaf and More! First Look at FROZEN on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Frozen began preview performances on Thursday, February 22 and will officially open Thursday, March 22 at the historic St. James Theatre. Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Betsy Wolfe, Norm Lewis, and Rachel Tucker to Join Jason Robert Brown at The Palladium
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Special guests announced for three-time Tony Award winning composer Jason Robert Brown's one-off West End concert at London's Palladium, as part of BBC Radio 2's 'Friday Night is Music Night', accompanied by the 60-piece BBC Concert Orchestra (more...)

Brief 3/20: ROCKTOPIA Begins Previews and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 20, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Rocktopia begins previews on Broadway tonight and Miss You Like Hell, starring Daphne Rubin-Vega, begins previews at The Public Theater! (more...)

Lindsay, Elder, Gravitte, Rouleau & More Join THE HAPPY TIME at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

Initial casting has been announced for Kander and Ebb's THE HAPPY TIME: 50TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT at Feinstein's/54 Below on Thursday, April 19th, 2018, at 7:00pm. (more...)

Betsy Wolfe Launches Broadway Summer Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

BroadwayEvolved is a revolutionized Broadway summer intensive with a selective, in-depth training program for aspiring actors and educators, both created and taught by elite industry professionals. Created by Broadway star Betsy Wolfe and education professional Cynthia Rose, BroadwayEvolved will take place August 6-9, 2018 in NYC. (more...)

FROZEN Cast Recording Will Arrive This Spring!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

The company of Disney Theatrical's new Broadway musical Frozen, led by Broadway veterans Caissie Levy as Elsa and Patti Murin as Anna, is currently laying down tracks for the show's Original Broadway Cast Recording, to be released by Walt Disney Records later this spring. The album is produced by Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez, Stephen Oremus, Dave Metzger and Chris Montan. (more...)

Porchlight Announces Cast And Team For Porchlight Revisits DO RE MI
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre concludes its fifth season of Chicago's "lost" musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits Do Re Mi, starring Porchlight Music Theatre's Artistic Director Michael Weber and Nancy Voigts, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Garson Kanin, with direction and choreography by Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by David Fiorello. (more...)

Marilyn Maye, Broadway Big Band, and More at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 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...)

Astoria Performing Arts Center Announces Cast & Creative Team For FOLLIES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

Award-winning and critically-acclaimed Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC - Jesse Marchese, Executive Director; Dev Bondarin, Artistic Director) concludes its 17th mainstage season with a production of the legendary musical Follies by James Goldman (Book) and Stephen Sondheim (Music & Lyrics), directed by APAC artistic director, Dev Bondarin (New York Innovative Theatre Awards nominee for Best Director for APAC's 2017 production of Raisin) and choreographed by Sara Brians (Resident Choreographer, Matilda, Broadway). Follies runs from May 3 - 26, 2018 at the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent St. (at 30th Road), Astoria, NY 11102. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch FROZEN's Patti Murin Talk her Bond with Caissie Levy, Her Love for Chris Evans, & More!
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

Watch Frozen Princess Patti Murin talk the special relationship between her and co-star Caissie Levy, her love for Chris Evans, and more!  (more...)

American Blues Theater Announces Complete Casting For BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

American Blues Theater concludes its 2017-2018 Season with BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story, written by Alan Janes, directed by Lily-Anne Brown, with musical direction by Ensemble Member Michael Mahler. BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story runs April 27 - May 26, 2018 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago.  (more...)

Huntington's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG and More Win 2018 IRNE Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

The Huntington Theatre Company's production of "Merrily We Roll Along" took home seven awards, including Best Musical in the Large Stage category, and SpeakEasy Stage's "Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night" earned five Small Stage (including Best Play) honors at the 22nd Annual IRNE Awards held last night. (more...)

BWW Review: Palm Harbor University High School Shows Off with a Wonderful DROWSY CHAPERONE
by Peter Nason - Apr 24, 2018

Alex Groth, Riley Walker and Chris Loving are three names to watch in this marvelous production. (more...)

Ringwald Presents Sondheim Classic COMPANY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Phone rings, door chimes, in comes Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's musical Company, which closes out The Ringwald Theatre's 11th season exactly on the theatre's 11th birthday-May 11. Winner of 6 Tony Awards in 1971, Company also happens to celebrate a birthday. Bobby is 35 and single. His friends are married and nosy. Bobby isn't getting any younger. And his friends won't let him forget it. Many of Sondheim's most celebrated songs (The Ladies Who Lunch, Being Alive, Getting Married Today, Another Hundred People) come from this impressionistic concept musical. (more...)

Tickets Now Available for the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's Monte Cristo Awards, Honoring Lin-Manuel Miranda
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center , announces that multi-discipline creative artist Lin-Manuel Miranda will receive the 18th Monte Cristo Award . An alumnus of the O'Neill, Miranda's first professional production was at the O'Neill's National Music Theater Conference with In The Heights in 2005. A gala dinner featuring a conversation with the honoree will be held at the Edison Ballroom (New York) on Monday, April 30, 2018. (more...)

True Story Of Playwright Arthur Miller's Secret Son Is Told In FALL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of Fall, which tells the true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller's secret son Daniel, his child with third wife, Inge Morath. Born with Down syndrome, Daniel was institutionalized, and his existence was never acknowledged by his parents. Written by playwright and renowned journalist Bernard Weinraub (The Accomplices, Above the Fold), and directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois, Fall runs May 18 - June 16, 2018 at the Huntington's Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. (more...)

Casting Announced For FreeFall's THE MACHINE STOPS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

freeFall Theatre Company presents the world-premiere production of  E.M. Forster's THE MACHINE STOPS, directed and adapted for the stage by freeFall Artistic Director Eric Davis. (more...)

BWW Interview: A Conversation With Jason Alexander and How He Got to Broadway
by Leigh Scheps - Apr 2, 2018

Before his guest starring role on Young Sheldon, last season's off-Broadway production of The Portuguese Kid and of course nearly a decade as George Costanza on Seinfeld, Jason Alexander was a song and dance man on Broadway. He made his Broadway debut in Merrily We Roll Along in 1981, followed by a continual decade of shows: The Rink, Broadway Bound, Jerome Robbins' Broadway (in which he won a Tony Award for his performance) and Accomplice. Highlights of how his Broadway career began will be hilariously re-told next week, as his tour heads back to his home state of New Jersey to perform with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra at NJPAC in Newark and the State Theater in New Brunswick. Newark is actually where Alexander was born before growing up in Maplewood and Livingston. (more...)

The Lyric Stage Announces THE WIZ Cast And Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

A soulful retelling of L. Frank Baum's beloved The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Wiz combines fairy-tale glamour with street smarts to make a classic fantasy sparkle for today.  And our directors and choreographer will bring a blast of New Orleans Creole magic to this production!  Winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Score, The Wiz ingeniously mixes rock, gospel, soul, and jazz, and features hits like 'Ease on Down the Road,' 'A Brand New Day,' and 'Home.' (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Announces Duo Shows Summer Series, Featuring Christine Ebersole, Marin Mazzie, and Many More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Duo Shows At 54! is a summer series at FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW celebrating the special collaboration of two artists brought together, curated by Creative and Programming Director Jennifer Ashley Tepper. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/series/duo-shows-at-54 or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Boston Theater Critics Association Announces 2018 Elliot Norton Award Nominees; Huntington's MERRILY Leads with Seven Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Two dozen nominations of outstanding actors, directors, designers and ensembles were announced today by The Boston Theater Critics Association for the 36th Annual Elliot Norton Awards, celebrating achievement in Boston theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: Arvada's SUNDAY IN THE PARK Connects All The Dots
by Chris Arneson - Apr 19, 2018

Art isn't easy, but the Arvada Center has the kind of finesse to make it look that way. (more...)

'Broadwaysted' Welcomes Broadway Legend Liz Callaway
by Broadwaysted - Apr 19, 2018

This week on Broadwaysted, we're thrilled to be welcoming the Godfather of the Broadway Mix Belt, the hilarious and incredible Liz Callaway! We're pouring out white wine and Maker's Mark while Liz spills about her passionate love of the Mets, singing back-up vocals on 'The Nanny' theme song, and her amazing career working with many of the masters of Musical Theatre. (more...)

Kander And Ebb's THE HAPPY TIME Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary at 54 Below Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

Kander and Ebb's THE HAPPY TIME: 50TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT will be at Feinstein's/54 Below this Thursday, April 19th, 2018, at 7:00pm. (more...)

Final Casting Announced For West End Transfer Of CONSENT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Today (16 April 2018), rehearsals begin for the West End production of Nina Raine's Consent which will begin previews at the Harold Pinter Theatre on 18 May with its opening night on 29 May 2018. Directed by Roger Michell and originally co-produced and commissioned by Out of Joint, this strictly limited 12-week run is booking through to 11 August 2018 following the 2017 critically acclaimed sell-out run at the National Theatre. A series of accompanying pre-show talks and discussions exploring ideas of justice, consent, marriage and modern parenthood will be announced at a later date. (more...)

West End Performer Peter Caulfield Will Join Joan Vazquez In PAQUITO FOREVER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Peter Caulfield, who starred as King Herod in the multi award-winning production of 'Jesus Christ Superstar' at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, will join Joan Vazquez in the London presentation of PAQUITO FOREVER, the one-man musical of this season in Barcelona. (more...)

Further DUSTY Casting Released On Dusty Springfield's Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

To celebrate the birthday of Dusty Springfield (born 16 April 1939) further casting has been announced today for DUSTY, the landmark new musical about her life which will have its world premiere at Theatre Royal Bath in June 2018 before dates at The Lyceum in Sheffield, Newcastle Theatre Royal, and The Lowry in Salford. (more...)

Marilyn Maye, David Yazbek With Adam Kantor, Jenn Gambatese, And More Come to Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 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. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For the London Workshop of EMMA, A New Musical Based on the Novel by Jane Austen
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

Full casting is announced today for the London workshop of EMMA, A New Musical, based on the novel by Jane Austen, directed by Thom Southerland. (more...)

Cape Rep Theatre Presents MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Cape Rep Theatre is opening its 33rd season with the regional premiere of Merrily We Roll Along, book by George Furth, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, May 9 through June 3, Tuesdays through Thursdays at 7 pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 2 pm; there is no performance on Wednesday, May 23rd. Tickets are $35 and $40. Pay-What-You-Can-Night is the first Friday, May 11th. Group rates & 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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