Theatre Information

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


Santino Fontana and Laura Osnes to Star in Sneak Peek of DEAR JACK, DEAR LOUISE at Theater J Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Theater J's 2018 Annual Benefit is an elegant and lively evening of theater, socializing, and delectable food and drink at Arena Stage. The centerpiece of the event is a "sneak peek" reading of Ken Ludwig's brand new play Dear Jack, Dear Louise. Mr. Ludwig, a Tony and Olivier Award-winning playwright, directs the reading, which stars Tony Award nominees Santino Fontana and Laura Osnes. This celebration, which supports the nation's most distinctive and progressive Jewish theater, will take place on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 6:30 PM at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

THE SHUCK Continues At Cape May Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Continuing at Cape May Stage is the World Premiere of The Shuck by Shawn Fisher. This world premiere by a Cape May native provides a gritty look inside the life of Constance, an oyster boat captain who is forced to face the truth about her family and the secrets that broke them apart so many years ago. (more...)

Hampton Theatre Company Presents A COMEDY OF TENORS October 25-November 11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

"A Comedy of Tenors"-Ken Ludwig's uproarious follow-up to his Tony Award-winning smash hit sendup of the opera world, "Lend Me a Tenor"-will be the first play of the Hampton Theatre Company's 2018-2019 season, opening on October 25 at the Quogue Community Hall and running through November 10. (more...)

Rupert Holmes to Make Guest Appearance Following Matinee of THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Bergen County Players, one of America's longest-running little theater companies, recently opened its 86th season with the Five-time Tony Award winning musical, The Mystery of Edwin Drood. (more...)

Ken Ludwig's LEADING LADIES Emerges Under The Lewis University Philip Lynch Theatre Lights
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

Lewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre (PLT) continues 'chasing the dream' this season with the hilarious farce Leading Ladies by Ken Ludwig. Ludwig is a Tony Award and a two-time Olivier Award-winning playwright. His Broadway debut was his Tony Award winning play Lend Me A Tenor. (more...)

La Mirada Announces Cast and Creative for MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts & Mccoy Rigby Entertainment announce the cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of AGATHA CHRISTIE'S MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS, adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig and directed by Sheldon Epps. AGATHA CHRISTIE'S MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS will preview on Friday, October 19, 2018 (with a press opening on Saturday, October 20 at 8pm) and perform through Sunday, November 11, 2018 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. (more...)

Photo Flash: A COMEDY OF TENORS Comes to Hampton Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

'A Comedy of Tenors'-Ken Ludwig's uproarious follow-up to his Tony Award-winning smash hit sendup of the opera world, 'Lend Me a Tenor'-will be the first play of the Hampton Theatre Company's 2018-2019 season, opening on October 25 at the Quogue Community Hall and running through November 11. (more...)

Photo Flash: A COMEDY OF TENORS Comes to Quogue for Three Weeks!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

'A Comedy of Tenors'-Ken Ludwig's uproarious follow-up to his Tony Award-winning smash hit sendup of the opera world, 'Lend Me a Tenor'-will be the first play of the Hampton Theatre Company's 2018-2019 season, opening on October 25 at the Quogue Community Hall and running through November 11. (more...)

Interview: Playwright Ken Ludwig
by Don Grigware - Oct 16, 2018

Playwright Ken Ludwig has gained tremendous popularity over the last few decades. His hysterical Lend Me a Tenor is performed all over the world and translated into a multitude of languages.His stage adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express is about to open October 20 at the La Mirada Performing Arts Center in its West Coast premiere. Ludwig took time out of a super busy schedule to talk about the play and other highlights of his career. (more...)

Weathervane Theatre Appoints Ethan Paulini Producing Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

Weathervane Theatre in Whitefield, NH has appointed Ethan Paulini as Producing Artistic Director. Paulini served as Acting Co-Artistic Director during the 2018 53rd Season. He began as a member of the AEA Acting Company in 2012 and has also served as director of the intern program. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Columbus Award; Weathervane Playhouse Leads Theatre of the Year!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Omaha Award; LEGALLY BLONDE Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Winnipesaukee Playhouse Launches 2019 Professional Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2018

NH's consistently award-winning, and perhaps youngest, professional theatre has just launched their 2019 summer season, and topping the list is a June 12 opening of On Golden Pond that will be directed by author and Academy Award winner, Ernest Thompson. Set in Maine, the film shot in NH's Squam Lake locations not far from the Playhouse, the art of the play is not in its settings but in the relationships that emerge from golden days and loving bonds - truth revealed in any locale. On Golden Pond is part of a thematic year of art - and artists - they're calling 'Made in America,' with work that speaks to what that means and how our very diversity actually unifies us in the iconography of discovery. (more...)


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Bonnie Milligan Joins WICKED SINGS BIRDS OF PARADISE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2019

Bonnie Milligan has joined the cast of Wicked Sings Birds of Paradise at Feinstein's/54 Below! One of Off-Broadway's most beloved cult musicals, Birds of Paradise, returns to New York City, with a star-studded Broadway cast, many from the hit musical Wicked. The show will be performed on Monday, March 18th, 2019 at 7pm & 9:30pm. (more...)

'Laverne & Shirley' Star Cindy Williams Joins THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE At Huron Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

The bustling beach town of Grand Bend will be even busier this June as a beloved Hollywood star arrives in town. Iconic television actor Cindy Williams, best known for her role as Shirley Feeney on the classic sitcom Laverne & Shirley will play the role of Mrs. Meers in Drayton Entertainment's production of the hit Broadway musical comedy, Thoroughly Modern Millie. The production launches the 2019 Season at the Huron Country Playhouse running from June 5 to June 22 on the Mainstage. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ken Ludwig's THE GODS OF COMEDY At McCarter
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2019

A young Classics professor puts her career-and her love life-in peril, and calls on the gods of Ancient Greece to save her. Things don't go according to plan when the gods who show up are The Gods of Comedy! (more...)

Bonnie Milligan, Nancy Opel, and More Feature at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 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. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Ken Ludwig's BASKERVILLE Comes to The Warner
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

The Warner Stage Company will present Ken Ludwig's BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre March 23-31, 2019, sponsored by Altice USA. Get your deerstalker cap on - the play's afoot! From the award-winning mastermind of mayhem, Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor, Moon Over Buffalo), comes a fast-paced comedy about everyone's favorite detective solving his most notorious case. (more...)

Ken Ludwig's MOON OVER BUFFALO Opens March 29 at York's The Belmont Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Moon Over Buffalo, written by York native Ken Ludwig, will be produced in the Bon Ton Studio March 29-31 & April 4-7. Friday, Saturday and the second Thursday shows are at 7:30 p.m. Sunday shows are at 3:00 p.m. (more...)

Ken Ludwig To Be Distinguished Speaker At Annual Sherlock Holmes Birthday Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Ken Ludwig - the two-time Olivier Award-winning playwright and author of more than two dozen plays, including the whodunits BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY and a stage adaptation of Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - will be the Distinguished Speaker at The Bakers Street Irregulars' Annual Sherlock Holmes Birthday Weekend on Friday, January 11 at the Yale Club in NYC, it has been announced by The Baker Street Irregulars, a literary society that celebrates all things Sherlockian. (more...)

West Fargo High School Theatre Presents KEN LUDWIG'S MOON OVER BUFFALO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

West Fargo High School Theatre will present the "Ken Ludwig's Moon Over Buffalo" by special arrangement by Samuel French Inc. The show will performed January 31st, February 1st, and 2nd at 7:30pm. Matinee showings will be February 3rd at 2:30pm. All performances will be held at West Fargo High School. Ken Ludwig's hilarious comedy, Moon OverBuffalo, will have audiences laughing from beginning to end. (more...)

Cast Announced For BASKERVILLE KEN LUDWIG'S BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

The legendary Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson will grace the stage at the Hill Country Community Theatre in the third show of its 2018-19 season, the comedy "Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery" which opens February 14 and runs through March 3.  (more...)

Cast Announced For Ken Ludwig's BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY At HCCT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

The legendary Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson will grace the stage at the Hill Country Community Theatre in the third show of its 2018-19 season, the comedy 'Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery' which opens February 14 and runs through March 3.  (more...)

Gurney's LOVE LETTERS Comes to JCAT-Pro In North Miami Beach
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

J's Cultural Arts Theatre/JCAT Pro will present A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS, the third production of the inaugural season of the new Alan & Diane Lieberman Theater & the JCAT's 12th season, at the Feldenkreis/Hanono Cultural Center at the Michael-Ann Russell JCC/Sanford L. Ziff Campus in North Miami Beach, Florida. Running from February 6-17, 2019, LOVE LETTERS is directed by JCAT's Artistic Director, Michael Andron. Lighting Design is by Zachary Pitchman, with Costume Design by Carole Barou-Mootoo. The production is presented through the MARJCC's Cultural Arts Department. (more...)

West Fargo High School Theatre Presents KEN LUDWIG'S MOON OVER BUFFALO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

West Fargo High School Theatre will present the 'Ken Ludwig's Moon Over Buffalo' by special arrangement by Samuel French Inc. (more...)

BWW Review: MOON OVER BUFFALO North Coast Repertory Theatre
by E.H. Reiter - Jan 16, 2019

Moon Over Buffalo, now playing at the North Coast repertory Theatre through February 10th, is a  farce that proves that sometimes the most dramatic action is happening behind the scenes in the green room. (more...)

Photo Credit: Walnut Street Theatre Presents A COMEDY OF TENORS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 210th season with the uproarious Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS. Directed by and starring Frank Ferrante, this over-top-top comedy from Tony Winner Ken Ludwig begins previews on January 15th, opens on January 23rd, and runs through March 3rd on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

Cast Announced for LOMBARDI By Eric Simonson
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

As the Green Bay Packers celebrate their 100th Season, the Weidner Center wanted to offer their own tribute to the team. The legacy of Packers' coach, Vince Lombardi, remains strong in the streets of Green Bay. (more...)

BWW Review: Farcical "Robin Hood" delights at Cleveland Play House
by Roy Berko - Feb 9, 2019

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Hillbarn Theatre Presents LEADING LADIES This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Hillbarn Theatre, the Peninsula's premier theatre company, continues its 2018-19 season with Olivier Award-winning playwright Ken Ludwig's hilarious farce, Leading Ladies. Leading Ladies will perform at Hillbarn Theatre (1285 East Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City) March 7-24, 2019 (more...)

McCarter Announces Cast For World Premiere Of Ken Ludwig's THE GODS OF COMEDY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

A young Classics professor puts her career-and her love life-in peril, and calls on the gods of Ancient Greece to save her. Things don't go according to plan when the gods who show up are The Gods of Comedy! (more...)

Murney, Kudisch, Wyse, and More Join BIRDS OF PARADISE At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

One of Off-Broadway's most beloved cult musicals, BIRDS OF PARADISE, will return to New York City, with a star-studded Broadway cast, many from the hit musical WICKED, at Feinstein's/54 Below on Monday, March 18th, 2019 at 7pm & 9:30pm. (more...)

Tickets Are Now On Sale For HCCT's BASKERVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

Tickets are now on sale for "Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery." This play turns one of Holmes' most famous mysteries on its head. Instead of a heady whodunit, this production is a fast-paced comedy. (more...)

Ken Ludwig's BASKERVILLE: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery Comes to The Warner
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

The Warner Stage Company will present Ken Ludwig's BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre March 23-31, 2019, sponsored by Altice USA. Get your deerstalker cap on - the play's afoot! From the award-winning mastermind of mayhem, Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor, Moon Over Buffalo), comes a fast-paced comedy about everyone's favorite detective solving his most notorious case. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson must crack the mystery of 'The Hound of the Baskervilles' before a family curse dooms its newest heir. Watch as our intrepid investigators try to escape a dizzying web of clues, silly accents, disguises, and deceit as five actors deftly portray more than forty characters. Does a wild hellhound prowl the moors of Devonshire? Can our heroes discover the truth in time? Join the fun and see how far from elementary the truth can be. (more...)

BWW Review: MOON OVER BUFFALO at West Fargo High School
by Brian Michaels - Feb 2, 2019

Moon Over Buffalo is a 1995 play by Ken Ludwig that marked the return to Broadway for Carol Burnett after a 30 year absence. This is a funny, family friendly play that is sure to bring laughter to the whole audience. The story focuses on the Hay family in the 1950's who are stage legends. It's a small but powerful cast, with many faces that local theatre lovers will recognize. (more...)

BWW Review: MOON OVER BUFFALO at The Wimberley Players
by Addison McKissack - Feb 18, 2019

George and Charlotte Hay want to make it big. Their theatre troupe is failing, their marriage is on the rocks, the troupe's ingenue is pregnant and their big break is coming at the most inopportune time. Leave it to Ken Ludwig's fast-paced farce, Moon Over Buffalo at The Wimberley Players to emphasize just how crazy life can get in a family of actors. (more...)

Florida Rep Announces 2019-2020 Season - GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE..., A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2019

Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce its 2019-2020 Season line-up, which continues the company's third decade producing nationally-recognized, professional theatre in the Fort Myers River District. Set to open Sept. 27, 2019 and run to May 10, 2020 in the Historic Arcade Theatre and ArtStage Studio Theatre, the nine-show season includes a salute to a country music icon, one of Neil Simon's classic comedies, a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere, a classic thriller, 2014's Tony-winning BEST MUSICAL, and many more! (more...)

ANTI-GAME Comes to Tatavia Stage 2/2!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

ANTI-GAME is playing at Tatavia Stage in Turkey on February 2nd, 2019. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BWW Columbus Awards; 42ND STREET Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BWW Omaha Awards; LEGALLY BLONDE Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Columbus Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018

It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Omaha Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018

It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

MOON OVER BUFFALO Comes to North Coast Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018

NORTH COAST REPERTORY THEATRE presents Moon Over Buffalo, By Ken Ludwig, Directed by Matthew Wiener (more...)

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Omaha Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Columbus Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

A COMEDY OF TENORS Continues Walnut Street Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 210th season with the uproarious Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS. Directed by and starring Frank Ferrante, this over-top-top comedy from Tony Winner Ken Ludwig begins previews on January 15th, opens on January 23rd, and runs through March 3rd on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Omaha Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Columbus Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

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