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Majestic Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
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Will Gartshore To Replace Dvorsky In Signature's 'Lost Songs'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2008

Signature Theatre today announced that Will Gartshore will replace George Dvorsky in The Lost Songs of Broadway 1940s - 1950s, a run of cabaret performances playing in The ARK Theatre September 3 - 6. (more...)

Jessica Wagner, M.X. Soto & More to Star in MEXICAN HAYRIDE at Musicals Tonight!; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

The cast features Jessica Wagner, M.X. Soto, Amie Bermowitz, Casey Hebbel, Ryan Hilliard, Tara Lynne Khaler, David Marmanillo, Benjamin Perez, Natalie Ramirez, Kelly Ross, April Woodall, Michael J. Borges, Cristina Farruggia, Glenn Giron, Cat Greenfield, Alex Krasser, Christiana Little, Christian Marriner, Jacob L. Smith, and Andreas Wyder. (more...)

MEXICAN HAYRIDE, SMILE, AMERICA'S SWEETHEART and More Set for 2013-14 Season at Musicals Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2013

Musicals Tonight! announces its 2013-2014 season, featuring Cole Porter, Marvin Hamlisch, Will Holt, George & Ira Gershwin and Rodgers & Hart. (more...)

Cole Porter's MEXICAN HAYRIDE Opens Tonight at Musicals Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2013

Musicals Tonight! the Obie-winning company dedicated to the revival of neglected musicals kicks off its 2013-14 season with a 16-performance run of Cole Porter's Mexican Hayride (October 8 - 20) directed by Thomas Sabella-Mills, with music direction by James Stenborg. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - Oct 19 - Last SIPs - BLUEBIRD OF HAPPINESS in Manila, JUNGLE BOOK and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2013

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup. Today's photos come from the casts of HONEYMOON IN VEGAS at Paper Mill, THE MOST HAPPY FELLA at Goodspeed, the WE WILL ROCK YOU, EVITA and THE ADDAMS FAMILY national tours, TOP HAT in the West End, THE JUNGLE BOOK at Huntington, BLUEBIRD OF HAPPINESS in Manila, Philippines and more! (more...)

Review: Musicals Tonight! Offers Cole Porter Rarity, MEXICAN HAYRIDE
by Michael Dale - Oct 14, 2013

The 1944 comic romp that starred Bobby Clark and June Havoc returns to New York for the first time. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - Oct 12 - KINKY BOOTS Honors SOUL DOCTOR's Last Weekend on Broadway and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2013

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' round-up. Today's photos come from the casts of SOUL DOCTOR, KINKY BOOTS, Goodspeed's THE MOST HAPPY FELLA, HONEYMOON IN VEGAS at Paper Mill, THE JUNGLE BOOK at Huntington, TOP HAT in the West End, THE BLUEBIRD OF HAPPINESS in Manila, Philippines, the national tours of ELVIS LIVES and HELLO, DOLLY! and more! (more...)

Marcovicci, Broadway by the Year and Pacheco Part of Town Hall's 2009 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2008

The Town Hall, Times Square's landmark concert venue, is pleased to announce its 2009 season lineup. Headliners include two-time Grammy nominee Mariza, Grammy-nominated Celtic and folk fiddler Natalie MacMaster, Grammy-nominated bossa nova singer Bebel Gilberto, Golden Globe nominee Andrea Marcovicci's Birthday Concert and Grammy Award-winning King of Salsa Johnny Pacheco. Also appearing are stars from ABC's Dancing With the Stars and BBC's Strictly Come Dancing, the Doo Wop & Rock N' Roll Reunion, and Romulo's Tango Ensemble, and finally, the return of the popular hit series Broadway by the Year. (more...)

Baldwin, Derosa, Lewis Join Cast Of BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1944 At Town Hall 5/11
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2009

Broadway Musicals of 1944, will be presented by The Town Hall (Executive and Artistic Director Lawrence Zucker), on MONDAY, MAY 11TH at 8pm. Now in its ninth season, the critically acclaimed Broadway By The Year® series is known for great signing and spectacular Broadway dancing. The series is created, written and hosted by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall. The evening is directed and choreographed by Jeffry Denman, who will also be performing. Mr. Denman has just been nominated for a Fred Astaire Award. (more...)

Broadway by the Year: 1944
by Jena Tesse Fox - May 19, 2009

1944 only had one real hit musical, but there were lots of worthy songs from that year... (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Broadway Musicals of 1944 at Town Hall
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 13, 2009

Broadway Musicals of 1944, was presented by The Town Hall (Executive and Artistic Director Lawrence Zucker), on Monday, May 11th. Now in its ninth season, the critically acclaimed Broadway By The Year® series is known for great signing and spectacular Broadway dancing. The series is created, written and hosted by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall. The cast celebrated after the concert at Broadway favorite, Tony's DiNapoli restaurant (147 West 43rd Street at Broadway). (more...)

Broadway Musicals Of 1944 Comes To Town Hall As Part Of Series, Plays 5/11
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2009

Broadway Musicals of 1944, will be presented by The Town Hall (Executive and Artistic Director Lawrence Zucker), on MONDAY, MAY 11TH at 8pm. Now in its ninth season, the critically acclaimed Broadway By The Year® series is known for great signing and spectacular Broadway dancing. The series is created, written and hosted by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 31, 2010
by Paul W. Thompson - Mar 31, 2010

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. National tour news, 'Ragtime,' Theater for Young Audiences, 'Hello Again,' 'Cabaret,' June Havoc and Ricky Martin, more..... (more...)

Cabrillo Music Theatre Presents Regional Premiere of IN THE HEIGHTS at TOCAP Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

The American Dream takes on a Latin Beat, as Cabrillo Music Theatre will present the regional professional premiers of this 'new classic' - the multi-Tony-winning Best Musical of 2008, IN THE HEIGHTS. IN THE HEIGHTS fuses contemporary music with timeless family struggles, and its' warmth, humor and joyful message resonates with all ages. IN THE HEIGHTS opens tonight, March 28, 2014, playing until Sunday, April 6th, at the 1,800-seat Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, located at 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks. (more...)

MEXICAN HAYRIDE, SMILE, AMERICA'S SWEETHEART and More Set for 2013-14 Season at Musicals Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2013

Musicals Tonight! announces its 2013-2014 season, featuring Cole Porter, Marvin Hamlisch, Will Holt, George & Ira Gershwin and Rodgers & Hart. (more...)

CD Reviews: SONG OF NORWAY and ANKLES AWEIGH
by - Jul 11, 2004

Jose' reviews two recordings, now available on CD for the first time from Decca Broadway. Click in to see what he thought... (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 28, 2017
by - Jan 28, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - January 28, 2010
by - Jan 28, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Award-Winning Actress April Woodall Premieres John Denver Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Award-winning singer and actress April Woodall (Souvenir, Reading Under the Influence, Gray Matters) is realizing a dream this March in Philadelphia. Woodall will star in the world premiere of Hearing John Denver's Voice, a cabaret exploring her multifaceted relationship with the music of John Denver, at L'Etage (624 S. 6th Street). The unique show will run March 20 and March 21, 2017 at 7:30PM each evening. (more...)

Cabrillo Music Theatre to Present Regional Premiere of IN THE HEIGHTS at TOCAP, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

The American Dream takes on a Latin Beat, as Cabrillo Music Theatre will present the regional professional premiers of this "new classic" - the multi-Tony-winning Best Musical of 2008, IN THE HEIGHTS. IN THE HEIGHTS fuses contemporary music with timeless family struggles, and its' warmth, humor and joyful message resonates with all ages. IN THE HEIGHTS opens on Friday, March 28, 2014, playing until Sunday, April 6th, at the 1,800-seat Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, located at 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks. (more...)

Cole Porter's Childhood Home to Become Museum and Bed & Brea
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2005

The Indiana birthplace of Cole Porter, after undergoing renovations, is set to become a museum and bed and breakfast (more...)

Tickets to Musicals Tonight! 2013-2014 Season on Sale 9/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2013

Musicals Tonight! the Obie-winning company dedicated to the revival of neglected musicals kicks off its 16th NY season with Cole Porter'sMexican Hayride (October 8 - 20) directed by Thomas Sabella-Mills, with music direction by James Stenborg. (more...)

Will Gartshore To Replace Dvorsky In Signature's 'Lost Songs'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2008

Signature Theatre today announced that Will Gartshore will replace George Dvorsky in The Lost Songs of Broadway 1940s - 1950s, a run of cabaret performances playing in The ARK Theatre September 3 - 6. (more...)

Broadway Musicals Of 1944 Comes To Town Hall As Part Of Series, Plays 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2009

Broadway Musicals of 1944, will be presented by The Town Hall (Executive and Artistic Director Lawrence Zucker), on MONDAY, MAY 11TH at 8pm. Now in its ninth season, the critically acclaimed Broadway By The Year® series is known for great signing and spectacular Broadway dancing. The series is created, written and hosted by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall. (more...)

Review - Kiss Me, Kate: We Open In Millburn
by Michael Dale - Apr 23, 2008

There were actually those who thought Cole Porter, Broadway's fountain of divine wit and sophistication, had run dry by that winter of 1948.  Though his recent offerings like Something For The Boys and Mexican Hayride were far from flops, his kind of thin-plotted musical comedy where the book and the songs often had little more than a passing acquaintance with each other was being overshadowed by the enormous success of Rodgers and Hammerstein's integrated musical dramas.  Even in the lightest of entertainments, the public was becoming more and more enthralled by musicals with strong plots and well-developed characters. (more...)

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