Theatre Information

Kennedy Center [Eisenhower Theatre] (Washington, DC)
2700 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20566
From the play Merrily We Roll Along by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart


BC/EFA's EASTER BONNET COMPETITION Set for April 22 & 23, Fundraising Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Starting tonight, theatre lobbies across the country will be filled with casts, crew members and volunteers fundraising with iconic #redbuckets in hand, culminating in the 33rd Annual Easter Bonnet Competition (#BroadwayBonnets) on Monday, April 22, and Tuesday, April 23, 2019. The event is produced by and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

The Ringwald Presents THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Opening March 29 at The Ringwald, The House by Michigan native, Brian Parks, is a hilarious take on good manners going bad. (more...)

Staples Players Presents CURTAINS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Blend the intrigue of a whodunit with the belly laughs of brilliant comedy, add a catchy score and rousing Old Hollywood-meets-Old-West dance numbers, and you've got a recipe for Staples Players next smash hit: Curtains. Will Lieutenant Cioffi solve the murder mystery, fall for a starlet, be stage struck . . . or maybe all three? Come see this enchanting show, which was the final project of Kander and Ebb-the songwriting team behind Cabaret and Chicago. David Roth (SHS '84) and Kerry Long (SHS '97) co-direct the cast of 46 in six performances from March 15 to 23. (more...)

Actor's Express Presents FALSETTOS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Actor's Express presents Falsettos, the landmark musical about how we love, live and grow from March 23 through April 28, 2019. With a Tony Award-winning score by William Finn and book co-written with James Lapine, Falsettos was heralded "a perfect musical" by the New York Times. Director Freddie Ashley says, "Falsettos is so funny and so moving. Finn's score guides us seamlessly between laughter and heartbreak with a gentle hand." (more...)

Casey Cott, Christian Borle, Mandy Gonzalez, Wesley Taylor and More Will Lead TOMMY at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

The cast for the Kennedy Center's production of The Who's Tommy has been announced! Casey Cott, star of the hit CW series Riverdale, will play the title role in the Broadway Center Stage production of The Who's Tommy. Tony Award® winner Christian Borle (Peter and the Starcatcher, Something Rotten!) and Mandy Gonzalez (Hamilton, In the Heights) will co-star as Captain Walker and Mrs. Walker, respectively. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jimmy Fallon and Jack Whitehall Backstage At FROZEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Jack Whitehall made his Frozen dreams come true recently with a walk-on role in the Broadway musical! Photos have just been released of Whitehall and Fallon backstage with Frozen's stars, Caissie Levy and Patti Murin. Check them out below! (more...)

Erika Henningsen, Jonathan Raviv, and More Star in SATURDAY NIGHT as Part of MUSICAL MONDAYS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

Second Stage Theater has announced SOMMER CARBUCCIA, MATT DALLAL, JAKEIM HART, ERIKA HENNINGSEN, KENNEDY KENAGAWA, ALEC MATHIESON, SARAH NAUGHTON, GABRIELLA PEREZ, JONATHAN RAVIV, NATHAN SALSTONE and KYLE SELIG will perform SATURDAY NIGHT as a part of the special concert series, MUSICAL MONDAYS, in celebration of the acclaimed company's 40th anniversary. NOAH BRADY directs the performance on Monday, March 11th, featuring musical direction by ALEXANDER GEMIGNANI. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Actor, Director Lonny Price
by Behind the Curtain - Mar 4, 2019

Lonny Price is one of the industry's most respected directors of both stage and screen. As an actor, he appeared in such shows as Merrily We Roll Along, The Muppets Take Manhattan, Dirty Dancing, Burn This, and so many more. (more...)

THE GREEN ROOM 42 Spotlights The Music Of Eddie Bean Tonight, March 4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

THE GREEN ROOM 42 - Broadway's newest intimate concert venue - will present The Music of Eddie Bean tonight, Monday, March 4 at 9:30 PM. The composer and artist Eddie Bean makes his debut at the club with an eclectic showcase of his music. Eddie's writing directly taps into his love of theatre, foundational classical training, and former rock band glory day debauchery. He will be joined by a ragtag band of patiently suffering musicians and several featured vocalists to perform a variety of original material spanning theatre projects new and old, angsty songwriting, art songs, and a healthy dose of wry banter. (more...)

Alec Baldwin and Anne Heche Will Reunite for TWENTIETH CENTURY Benefit Reading
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company will welcome back Emmy, Golden Globe & SAG Award winner and Oscar & Tony Award nominee Alec Baldwin, and Emmy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Anne Heche in a one-night-only reunion benefit reading of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's comedy Twentieth Century, reuniting the original stars of Roundabout's 2004 revival with director Walter Bobbie. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, March 22- FROZEN Brings The Blizzard To Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 22, 2019

On this day in 2018, Disney's Frozen brought a cold front to Broadway on opening night at the St. James Theatre! (more...)

Alan Cumming: Legal Immigrant Comes To Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

Tony Award-winner (Cabaret) Scottish-born Alan Cumming returns to the Van Wezel with his new show Legal Immigrant, celebrating his ten years as a US citizen, growing older and what it feels like to be an immigrant in today's America. Alan, known for his role as Eli Gold on The Good Wife and as co-host of the Tony Awards in 2015, will take the Van Wezel stage on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 8 p.m. for an evening of live entertainment you won't want to miss! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At FALSETTOS At Actor's Express
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

Actor's Express presents Falsettos, the landmark musical about how we love, live and grow from March 23 through April 28, 2019. With a Tony Award-winning score by William Finn and book co-written with James Lapine, Falsettos was heralded "a perfect musical" by the New York Times. Director Freddie Ashley says, "Falsettos is so funny and so moving. Finn's score guides us seamlessly between laughter and heartbreak with a gentle hand." (more...)

Kennedy Center Names Recipients of Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced the 2019 recipients of the Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards-a series of grants that recognize American teachers by spotlighting their extraordinary impact on the lives of students. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 3/22: HADESTOWN Begins Previews, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 22, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Happy Friday! Finish off your week by catching up on the latest Broadway news! (more...)

54 SINGS LLOYD WEBBER, Lainie Kazan, and More Feature at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

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...)

Wake Up With BWW 3/20: The New Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Begin Performances, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 20, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Get over the hump today with the top Broadway stories! (more...)

#DATEME: AN OKCUPID EXPERIMENT Set to Premiere This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

After a hit three-year run at the Up-Comedy Theatre in Chicago, #DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment will move to New York City, beginning performances at the Westside Theatre on June 20, 2019. (more...)

VIDEO: Jack Whitehall Makes His FROZEN Dream Come True With Walk-On Role
by Stage Tube - Mar 2, 2019

Actor and comedian Jack Whitehall recently appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. He revealed to Fallon that he recorded a single line for the Frozen film, which later got cut. (more...)

Can't Hold Them Back Anymore! FROZEN Will Head to London, Australia, and Germany!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

As Frozen celebrates its first smash year on Broadway on March 22nd, Disney Theatrical Productions has announced that the show will have three international productions, joining the previously announced North American tour launching this fall. (more...)

Backstage: FROZEN Director Michael Grandage Shares Show Secrets, Future Plans & Behind the Scenes Details!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 19, 2019

The cold still doesn't bother Michael Grandage, who, as BroadwayWorld reported this morning, has a busy couple of years ahead! That's because Frozen, which this week celebrates its first smash year at Broadway's St. James Theatre, will soon launch three international productions, joining the previously announced North American tour launching this fall. (more...)

Huntington Offers Free Tickets To ROMEO AND JULIET To All Young Patrons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

In an effort to engage young, new audiences and offer the opportunity to experience equal representation on stage, the Huntington Theatre Company has announced that it will now offer free tickets to all young patrons 25 and under for the remainder of performances of Romeo and Juliet. Romeo and Juliet is now playing through March 31 at the Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue, Boston). (more...)

Petula Clark and Joseph Millson Will Join MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Petula Clark and Joseph Millson will join the Company to play the Bird Woman and George Banks in the new production of Mary Poppins, which returns to its original West End home at the Prince Edward Theatre from 23 October 2019. They join the previously announced Zizi Strallen in the title role and Charlie Stemp as Bert. (more...)

Cast Announced For 42nd Street Moon's 110 IN THE SHADE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) has announced the full cast and creative team for Moon's next production, the 8-Time Tony Award-nominated musical 110 IN THE SHADE. Based N. Richard Nash's acclaimed 1954 play THE RAINMAKER (the basis for the 1956 film starring Burt Lancaster and Katharine Hepburn),110 IN THE SHADE features music by Harvey Schmidt and lyrics by Tom Jones (THE FANTASTICKS), and a book by Nash adapted from his own play. (more...)

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Announces One Week Extension
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company announces a one-week extension to the limited run of Fiasco Theater's new production of Merrily We Roll Along through April 14, 2019. (more...)

Lonny Price Will Direct Canadian Prom Musical THE LOUDER WE GET at Theatre Calgary
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

BroadwayWorld has learned that Lonny Price will direct a production of the musical THE LOUDER WE GET at Theatre Calgary as part of their 2019/2020 season. The musical features a book by Kent Staines, Lyrics by Akiva Romer-Segal and music by Colleen Dauncey. (more...)


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Weston Playhouse Announces Cast For ALICE BLISS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company Executive Artistic Director Susanna Gellert announced casting for the 13th Annual Weston-Ghostlight New Musical Award Winner, ALICE BLISS, a musical based on Laura Harrington's acclaimed novel. It follows Alice, a young teenager whose father is deployed to Iraq, as she navigates the challenges of growing up in a family touched by the effects of war. (more...)

Schimmel Center At Pace University Presents BABY, DREAM YOUR DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Schimmel Center at Pace University concludes its 2018-19 Cabaret Series with an evening of standards and musical theater selections composed by women titled Baby, Dream Your Dream: The Great Women Songwriters on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets start at $29 and can be purchased at SchimmelCenter.org, by phone at 212-346-1715, or by visiting the Schimmel Center Box Office at 3 Spruce Street, Manhattan. Box office hours are Tuesday-Saturday, Noon-5pm, and then beginning three hours prior to each performance, through intermission. (more...)

Jenn Gambatese, Margo Seibert, and More Feature in BABY DREAM YOUR DREAM Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Schimmel Center at Pace University concludes its 2018-19 Cabaret Series with an evening of standards and musical theater selections composed by women titled Baby, Dream Your Dream: The Great Women Songwriters on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 7:30pm. (more...)

42nd Street Moon Announces 2019-2020 Season; MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, TITANIC, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon has announced the complete array of programming for its upcoming 2019-2020 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG by Runyonland Productions at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre
by Katie Laban - Feb 28, 2019

Runyonland Productions will present Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, inspired by the Kaufman and Hart play of the same name, in concert on February 28th - March 1st at 7:30pm at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre in Ann Arbor, MI. Original Broadway lead actress Ann Morrison will be in attendance opening night, along with others from the 1981 production. (more...)

Wagner College Theatre Presents The Dance Project 2019: Rekindling Discovery
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

The award winning Wagner College Theatre presents The Dance Project 2019: Rekindling Discovery from February 28 through March 3 at the Stage One Studio Theatre. (more...)

Actors Co-op Extends ANNA KARENINA Through March 23rd
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

Actors Co-op extends its daring fresh take on Leo Tolstoy's ANNA KARENINA by Helen Edmundson, directed by Heather Chesley, due to popular demand and sold out houses. This imaginatively staged, swift- paced ANNA KARENINA is an upside-down telling of Leo Tolstoy's classic tale. A story wrapped in temptation, passion and moral conflict, this eight-person dramatic event is an examination of love, adultery and marriage. (more...)

Mercury Theater Chicago Announces Cast Of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

Walter Stearns, Executive Director of Mercury Theater Chicago, announced today the cast and creative team of the upcoming LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, running on the main stage from March 1 through April 28. The press opening is Sunday, March 10 at 7:30pm. This hit sci-fi musical has devoured the hearts of audiences around the world for more than 30 years, following the story of floral assistant who stumbles across a new breed of carnivorous plant that promises to grant him fame, fortune and all his desires - as long as the blood keeps flowing. LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS will feature the creative talents of Walter Stearns (Director), Eugene Dizon (Musical Director) and Christopher Carter (Choreographer) (more...)

BWW TV: It's Their Time! MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Celebrates Opening Night
by TV - Opening Night Special - Feb 20, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company and Fiasco Theater's production of Merrily We Roll Along, featuring a book by George Furth and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, directed by Noah Brody, opened just last night at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street).  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG!
by Linda Lenzi - Feb 20, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company and Fiasco Theater's production of Merrily We Roll Along, featuring a book by George Furth and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, directed by Noah Brody, opened just last night at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think About Roundabout and Fiasco's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG?
by Review Roundups - Feb 20, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company and Fiasco Theater's production of Merrily We Roll Along, featuring a book by George Furth and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, directed by Noah Brody, officially opened last night! (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 2/19: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Opens, New FROZEN Cast Members Begin, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 19, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Grab your coffee and catch up on today's top stories from around the Broadway World! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 19, 2019
by - Feb 19, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

NUNSENSE Comes to Jersey Shore Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

NENAProductions Theater Project, Ocean Grove's resident theater company, will be staging the habit-forming musical comedy NUNSENSE Fridays and Saturdays, March 1 - 9 at 7:30 PM and Sunday, March 10 at 3PM. Directed by the theater company's Artistic Director, Nick Montesano. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 18, 2019
by - Feb 18, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 17, 2019
by - Feb 17, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photos: FROZEN Gets a Marquee Upgrade For 2019
by Walter McBride - Feb 17, 2019

Frozen's Broadway marquee just got an upgrade for 2019! Check out photos of the new display, which features Caissie Levy as Elsa! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 16, 2019
by - Feb 16, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/16/2019
by - Feb 16, 2019

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2/16/2019. (more...)

ANNA KARENINA Adds Matinees Due To Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Actors Co-op adds two matinees of this daring fresh take on Leo Tolstoy's ANNA KARENINA by Helen Edmundson, directed by Heather Chesley, due to popular demand and sold out houses. This imaginatively staged, swift- paced ANNA KARENINA is an upside-down telling of Leo Tolstoy's classic tale. A story wrapped in temptation, passion and moral conflict, this eight-person dramatic event is an examination of love, adultery and marriage. (more...)

DARLING GRENADINE, Directed by Michael Berresse, and More Set for Roundabout's 2019-20 Off-Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has just announced a line-up of all new work Off-Broadway, including a new Roundabout commission by Roundabout Underground alumnus Jire?h Breon Holder (Too Heavy for Your Pocket) and the first Roundabout Underground musical in more than a decade. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 15, 2019
by - Feb 15, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


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