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Martin Beck Theatre (New York, NY)
302 W. 45th St.

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A young American widow falls in love with a middle-aged American during a visit to 1960s Israel.


Original 'Man in Chair' to Return to City Center in HEY, LOOK ME OVER!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Bob Martin, nominated for a Tony Award for his role in The Drowsy Chaperone (which he also co-wrote), will return to his chair in Hey, Look Me Over!, the original Encores! production that opens the 25th anniversary season. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for World Premiere of JOY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Clamour Theatre Company today announces the full cast for the world premiere production of Stephanie Martin's Joy. A coming of age story about a young woman with Down's syndrome, exploring family, friendship, control and freedom, performed by a company of seven featuring three actors with learning disabilities. A play to expose the limitations placed upon those with learning disabilities and, more importantly to celebrate and demand the right of everyone to have the life they want. (more...)

BWW Review: LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at MNM Productions
by John Lariviere - Oct 8, 2017

MNM Productions presents La Cage aux Folles, featuring music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and a book by Harvey Fierstein through October 22, 2017. (more...)

Lynn University & Jan McArt to Host Ice Cream Social with World's Oldest Working Show Girl This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Lynn University and Producer Jan McArt, director of theatre arts program development, today invited supporters of the popular Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series to a very special event this Sunday afternoon. (more...)

Ari Axelrod Returns To Feinstein's/54 Below In TAKING THE WHEEL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Ari Axelrod in Taking the Wheel on October 28th, 2017. (more...)

Cleveland Pops Jerry Herman Concert Involves Talented Teens from Cleveland School of the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Cleveland, Ohio: Some very talented young people from Cleveland School of the Arts will receive the golden opportunity to test their chops on stage with some of the best of Broadway's singer/actors. (more...)

NewArts' A CHRISTMAS CAROL Features Broadway's Graeme Malcolm and 112 Newtown-Area Locals
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

NewArts, a nonprofit organization based in Newtown, CT and Walnut Hill Community Church of Bethel, CT, are proud to present their second annual version of A Christmas Carol a production created by a team that includes six Tony Award-winners. The production features more than 130 local performers and stage technicians of all ages and Broadway's Graeme Malcolm. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Comes to Newtown, CT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

NewArts, a nonprofit organization based in Newtown, CT and Walnut Hill Community Church of Bethel, CT, are proud to present their second annual presentation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol a production created by a team that includes six Tony Award-winners. The production features more than 120 local performers and stage technicians of all ages. (more...)

Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble Receives $50K MacArthur Grant for THE MYCELIAL CYCLE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble has announced that they are a recipient of the MacArthur International Collaborations Fund, a $50,000 grant awarded in collaboration with Erica Mott Production and Ezzat Ezzat Contemporary Dance Company for The Mycelial Cycle. (more...)

Cast Announced for Midsommer Flight's THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

Casting was announced today for THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA - Midsommer Flight's seventh summer of free Shakespeare performances as an Arts Partner in Chicago Park District parks. The company's Founding Artistic Director Beth Wolf, who will direct Shakespeare's comedy, made the announcement today. THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA will play two weekends each in four different Chicago parks. (more...)

Ari Axelrod to Appear In TAKING THE WHEEL At The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

Ari Axelrod, (Milk and Honey at The York, Last Five Years at The Weathervane Theatre) makes his Green Room 42 debut in Taking the Wheel on Friday, May 11th at 7PM. Featuring music from Cole Porter to Carole King, Leonard Bernstein to John Buccino, Ari Axelrod's Taking the Wheel delivers the 'unfailingly engaging and intelligent' (Cabaret Scenes) story of one Jewish man, happily a passenger in life's normal journey, who is thrust into the driver's seat when he encounters unforeseen twists and turns. (more...)

Rediscovered Masterwork ONE OF THOSE To Be Presented May 14
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Paula Prilutski's rediscovered masterwork ONE OF THOSE, a proto-feminist drama about an independent woman living in an unfree world, will be presented on Monday, May 14th at 7 pm at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in a newly commissioned English translation (from the original Yiddish) by writer/director Allen Lewis Rickman. The one-night-only event, another of YIVO's Treasures from the Archives, will benefit their new online class OH MAMA I'M IN LOVE! THE STORY OF THE YIDDISH STAGE. (more...)

Rediscovered Masterwork ONE OF THOSE Featuring Peter Van Wagner To Be Presented Tonight At YIVO
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Paula Prilutski's rediscovered masterwork ONE OF THOSE, a proto-feminist drama about an independent woman living in an unfree world, will be presentedtonight (Monday) at 7 pm at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in a newly commissioned English translation (from the original Yiddish) by writer/director Allen Lewis Rickman. This one-night-only event is another of YIVO's Treasures from the Archives. (more...)

Peter Van Wagner Heads Cast Of Rediscovered Masterwork ONE OF THOSE
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

Paula Prilutski's rediscovered masterwork ONE OF THOSE, a proto-feminist drama about an independent woman living in an unfree world, will be presented this Monday, May 14th at 7 pm at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in a newly commissioned English translation (from the original Yiddish) by writer/director Allen Lewis Rickman. The one-night-only event is another of YIVO's Treasures from the Archives.    (more...)

NYC's Ari Axelrod Make Cabaret Debut At NJT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

New York actor and Cabaret artist Ari Axelrod will be bringing his Cabaret act "Taking the Wheel" to the JCC on Saturday, March 24 at 8pm in support of the New Jewish Theatre. In a show that explores his personal story and Jewish journey, Axelrod will perform songs from the Molly Picon musical Milk and Honey, "Shiksa Goddess" from Jason Robert Brown's The Last 5 Years, as well as songs from Les Miz performed in Hebrew along with many others. His director for the Cabaret is Tony award winner, Actress/Singer and, Faith Prince. (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...)

Pirronne Yousefzadeh Directs New Play By Romana Soutus With All-Female Cast
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Martyrs, written by Romana Soutus and developed with and directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh, will premiere at The Downstairs at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, April 19 - May 6, Thursday to Saturday at 7 PM, Sunday at 2 PM. A devised ensemble piece performed by a female cast of nine, Martyrs dives into the dynamics of martyrdom, sainthood, self-worth, and desire. (more...)

Cast Announced For Development Reading Of KING OF THE JEWS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

???????National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF), the longest consecutively producing theatre in the United States and the world's oldest continuously operating Yiddish theatre company, announced the stellar cast for its upcoming FREE developmental reading of King of the Jews on Monday, March 5th at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Pl. NY, NY 10280. (more...)

BWW Review: The Fugard's WEST SIDE STORY at the Artscape Theatre a Musical for the Ages
by David Fick - Mar 18, 2018

The current season of WEST SIDE STORY - produced by the Fugard Theatre in the Artscape Opera House - is still as grand as it was in 2015, but is even better in 2018 than it was before - an emotional rollercoaster that is second to none. When I look back at the various productions and performances of WEST SIDE STORY that I have seen to date, this is the one I will remember. (more...)

Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble's Director Split The Bill For ART IN RESPONSE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

The directors of Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble, Ellyzabeth Adler and Sara Maslanka, split the bill in Art In Response to feature four works of new, in-process and remounted Ensemble repertoire. I Bet You Think This Dance is About You is an in-process work by Sara Maslanka devised using the poetry in, Milk and Honey, by Rupi Kaur to explore how perceptions and experiences shape us. This in-process work will be developed into an evening-length work set to premiere May 2018. (more...)

BWW TV: Hey, Look This Over! Vanessa Williams, Carolee Carmello, Bebe Neuwirth & More Get Ready to Kick Off the Encores! Season
by TV - Press Previews - Jan 31, 2018

Kicking off the Encores! season is Hey, Look Me Over! (Feb 7 - 11), an original production from the Tony- honored series responsible for bringing classic American musicals back to life since 1994. To celebrate Encores! at 25, Viertel and Encores! Music Director Rob Berman created Hey, Look Me Over!---a collection of opening numbers, grand finales, and other excerpts from beloved shows that have not yet found a berth on the City Center stage. They include: All American, George M!, Greenwillow, Jamaica, Mack & Mabel, Milk and Honey, Sail Away, and Wildcat. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek of Carolee Carmello in Encores! HEY, LOOK ME OVER!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 30, 2018

Kicking off the Encores! season is Hey, Look Me Over! (Feb 7 - 11), an original production from the Tony- honored series responsible for bringing classic American musicals back to life since 1994. To celebrate Encores! at 25, Viertel and Encores! Music Director Rob Berman created Hey, Look Me Over!---a collection of opening numbers, grand finales, and other excerpts from beloved shows that have not yet found a berth on the City Center stage. They include: All American, George M!, Greenwillow, Jamaica, Mack & Mabel, Milk and Honey, Sail Away, and Wildcat. (more...)

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Hosts 15 Musical Performances in February And March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

???????Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today invited the public to attend 15 musical performances during February and March 2018. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 28, 2018
by - Jan 28, 2018

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...)

Photo Flash: Encores! Kicks Off Its 25th Season- Go Inside Rehearsals for HEY, LOOK ME OVER!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

Kicking off the Encores! season is  Hey, Look Me Over! (Feb 7 - 11), an original production from the Tony- honored series responsible for bringing classic American musicals back to life since 1994. To celebrate Encores! at 25, Viertel and Encores! Music Director Rob Berman created Hey, Look Me Over!---a collection of opening numbers, grand finales, and other excerpts from beloved shows that have not yet found a berth on the City Center stage. They include: All American, George M!, Greenwillow, Jamaica, Mack & Mabel, Milk and Honey, Sail Away, and Wildcat. (more...)

Lynn University To Present Jerry Herman's Israel-Based Musical MILK AND HONEY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

Producer Jan McArt, director of theatre arts program development, and Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University's Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia guest conductor, today announced the upcoming collaborative staged concert version of Jerry Herman's first Broadway musical, Milk and Honey, about two different love stories during the early days of Israel. (more...)

York Theatre Company Announces Cast for HALLELUJAH, BABY!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

It's a Jule Styne Celebration! The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, has announced Stephanie Umoh (Junk, York's Jerry's Girls,) and two-time Tony Award nominee Vivian Reed (Bubbling Brown Sugar, High Rollers...), will lead the cast of the 1968 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, Hallelujah, Baby!, with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and book by Arthur Laurents, the first of three shows in the Winter 2018 Musicals in Mufti Series celebrating the work of composer Jule Styne. (more...)

Brief 2/8: THE AMATEURS Begins Previews, Kendra Kassebaum in MAMMA MIA!, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 8, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: THE AMATEURS begins previews, check out photos of Kendra Kassebaum in MAMMA MIA!, first look at photos of HEY, LOOK ME OVER! and more! (more...)

Review Roundup: Encores! Season Opener- HEY, LOOK ME OVER!
by Review Roundups - Feb 8, 2018

Kicking off the Encores! season is Hey, Look Me Over!, an original production from the Tony- honored series responsible for bringing classic American musicals back to life since 1994. To celebrate Encores! at 25, Viertel and Encores! Music Director Rob Berman created Hey, Look Me Over!---a collection of opening numbers, grand finales, and other excerpts from beloved shows that have not yet found a berth on the City Center stage. They include: All American, George M!, Greenwillow, Jamaica, Mack & Mabel, Milk and Honey, Sail Away, and Wildcat. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the First Show of the Encores! Season, HEY, LOOK ME OVER!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

Kicking off the Encores! season is Hey, Look Me Over! (Feb 7 - 11), an original production from the Tony- honored series responsible for bringing classic American musicals back to life since 1994. To celebrate Encores! at 25, Viertel and Encores! Music Director Rob Berman created Hey, Look Me Over!---a collection of opening numbers, grand finales, and other excerpts from beloved shows that have not yet found a berth on the City Center stage. They include: All American, George M!, Greenwillow, Jamaica, Mack & Mabel, Milk and Honey, Sail Away, and Wildcat. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Bebe Neuwirth, Carolee Carmello, Vanessa Williams & More in the Encores! HEY, LOOK ME OVER!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 7, 2018

Kicking off the Encores! season is Hey, Look Me Over! (Feb 7 - 11), an original production from the Tony- honored series responsible for bringing classic American musicals back to life since 1994. To celebrate Encores! at 25, Viertel and Encores! Music Director Rob Berman created Hey, Look Me Over!---a collection of opening numbers, grand finales, and other excerpts from beloved shows that have not yet found a berth on the City Center stage. They include: All American, George M!, Greenwillow, Jamaica, Mack & Mabel, Milk and Honey, Sail Away, and Wildcat. (more...)

Lynn University's Conservatory of Music Hosts 17 Musical Performances In March And April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

???????Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia Guest Conductor, today invited the public to attend 17 musical performances during March and April 2018, including the collaborative production of Jerry Herman's Milk and Honey in recognition of the 70th anniversary of the birth of Israel. (more...)

Photo Coverage: HEY, LOOK ME OVER! Takes its Final Bows
by Walter McBride - Feb 12, 2018

Hey, Look Me Over! (Feb 7 - 11) kicked off Encores! season. This is an original production from the Tony- honored series responsible for bringing classic American musicals back to life since 1994. To celebrate Encores! at 25, Viertel and Encores! Music Director Rob Berman created Hey, Look Me Over!---a collection of opening numbers, grand finales, and other excerpts from beloved shows that have not yet found a berth on the City Center stage. They include: All American, George M!, Greenwillow, Jamaica, Mack & Mabel, Milk and Honey, Sail Away, and Wildcat. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside HEY, LOOK ME OVER!'s Closing Night Cast Party
by Walter McBride - Feb 12, 2018

Hey, Look Me Over! Closed yesterday, February 11 at Encores! Check out photos from the show's closing cast party below! (more...)

BWW Review: HEY, LOOK ME OVER! from Encores!, a Fun Sampler of Musical Scenes and Songs
by Michael Dale - Feb 11, 2018

When the subject of New York City Center Encores! comes up among musical theatre enthusiasts, the conversation almost invariably steers to what shows they should be presenting in their series of concerts. Although several of their productions, like the mega-hit revival of CHICAGO, have transferred, a night out at Encores! is, to many, most satisfying when they revive shows that, although significant in one way or another, are unlikely to find themselves back on Broadway. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 1st, 2018: FIRE AND AIR Opens Tonight, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 1, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: FIRE AND AIR opens tonight, AMY AND THE ORPHANS begins previews, and more! (more...)

BWW TV: Vanessa Williams & Company Push De Button in Rehearsals for Encores! HEY, LOOK ME OVER!
by TV - Press Previews - Feb 1, 2018

Check out a sneak peek of Vanessa Williams and company in rehearsal for 'Push De Button,' originally from Jamaica.  (more...)

Poetry About Survival and Blogger's Raw and Honest Self-Help Guide Top Barnes & Noble's Bestseller Lists for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

Poetry About Survival and Blogger's Raw and Honest Self-Help Guide Top Barnes & Noble's Bestseller Lists for 2017 (more...)

Marc Kudisch, Bebe Neuwirth, Nancy Opel, Carolee Carmello, Vanessa Williams and More Tapped for HEY, LOOK ME OVER! at Encores!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced additional details and casting for Hey, Look Me Over! (Feb 7 - 11), the Encores! original production which opens the 25th season of the beloved, Tony- honored series responsible for bringing classic American musicals back to life since 1994. (more...)

JERRY'S GIRLS to Bring Broadway's Iconic Women to York Theatre Company This August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced a Special Summer 2017 Musicals in Mufti presentation of the hit Broadway revue Jerry's Girls, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and concept by Larry Alford, Wayne Cilento, and Jerry Herman, featuring the greatest songs for women from such immortal musicals as Mame, Hello Dolly!, Milk and Honey, Mack and Mabel, A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine and La Cage Aux Folles.  (more...)

Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Christine Pedi and Stephanie Umoh to Star in JERRY'S GIRLS at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2017

Light the Candles! Get the Ice Out! Blow the Bugle! The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced Tony Award-nominee Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Avenue Q), Christine Pedi (NEWSical the Musical), and Stephanie Umoh (Ragtime) will lead the parade of the special Summer 2017 Musicals in Mufti presentation of the hit Broadway revue Jerry's Girls. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Company of JERRY'S GIRLS at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2017

Light the Candles! Get the Ice Out! Blow the Bugle! Below, meet the cast and creative team of The York Theatre Company's special Summer 2017 Musicals in Mufti presentation of the hit Broadway revue Jerry's Girls, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and concept by Larry Alford, Wayne Cilento, and Jerry Herman, featuring the greatest songs for women from such immortal musicals as Mame, Hello Dolly!, Milk and Honey, Mack and Mabel, A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine and La Cage Aux Folles. (more...)

Photo Flash: Blow the Bugle! First Look at JERRY'S GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2017

The York Theatre Company presents the hit Broadway revue Jerry's Girls, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and concept by Larry Alford, Wayne Cilento, and Jerry Herman, featuring the greatest songs for women from such immortal musicals as Mame, Hello Dolly!, Milk and Honey, Mack and Mabel, A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine and La Cage Aux Folles. (more...)

Emily Skeggs, Andrew Kober, Etai Benson and More Sing the Tunes of Noel Carey Tonight at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Composer/lyricist Noel Carey returns to Feinstein's/54 Below with a jam-packed night of exciting original musical theatre in 'Opening Numbers by Noel Carey.' (more...)

Emily Skeggs, Andrew Kober, Etai Benson and More to Sing the Tunes of Noel Carey at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Composer/lyricist Noel Carey returns to Feinstein's/54 Below with a jam-packed night of exciting original musical theatre in 'Opening Numbers by Noel Carey.' (more...)

Julia Mattison, New Writers Series, Betty Buckley and More Coming Up at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

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...)

BWW Review: Christine Pedi, Stephanie Umoh and Stephanie D'Abruzzo Shine Brightly in The York's JERRY'S GIRLS
by Michael Dale - Aug 12, 2017

After Florenz Ziegfeld spent the early decades of Broadway's 20th Century 'glorifying the American Girl,' a young composer/lyricist named Jerry Herman spent a good hunk of the second half showcasing extraordinary women. (more...)

BWW Review: The Musical Theater Project and Jewish Federation put the spotlight on Israeli's 70thanniversary with "Milk and Honey"
by Roy Berko - Apr 24, 2018

Many know Cantor Kathy Wolfe Sebo as a superlative cantor. Few know, however, that she didn't start out to make the religious life her career. (more...)

THE SECRET GARDEN Opens at the Leatherhead Theatre on Tuesday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Leatherhead Rep Company's fantastic family show The Secret Garden opens at the Leatherhead Theatre on Tuesday 24th April at 7pm. (more...)

Nominees Announced For the 45th Annual Non–Equity Jeff Awards; Griffin Theatre Company Leads With 14 Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

The Jeff Awards announced today a total of 115 nominations in 19 categories for the 45th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards. (more...)

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