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Adapted from "Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw

My Fair Lady is a musical based upon George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion and with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. The story concerns Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower girl who takes speech lessons from professor Henry Higgins, a phoneticist, so that she may pass as a well-born lady. The musical's 1956 Broadway production was a hit, setting what was then the record for the longest run of any major musical theatre production in history. It was followed by a hit London production, a popular film version, and numerous revivals. It has been called "the perfect musical".



Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 30
by Audition Roundup - Sep 30, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 30, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Who Knows What You'll Find! A Guide to the 2018 Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2018

The heart of NYC's theatre district will be filled with Broadway stars, fans and unmissable theatrical treasures this Sunday, September 30, 2018, for the 32nd Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MY FAIR LADY'S Loverly New Mrs. Higgins, Rosemary Harris
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Tony Award winner Rosemary Harris returns to the Broadway stage assuming the role of Mrs. Higgins in its award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady, directed by Bartlett Sher. Get a first look below! (more...)

Jeremy Lawrence Plays Snagglepuss Sunday At The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival is pleased to announce that Jeremy Lawrence will appear as the title character in a one-time performance of The Snagglepuss Chronicles on Sunday, September 30 at 11am in Provincetown. (more...)

Judi Dench y Trevor Nunn visitan nuestro país
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Sep 28, 2018

El pasado martes 25 de septiembre, la consagrada actriz británica Judi Dench recibía en San Sebastián el Premio Donostia a toda su carrera, y para asistir al evento fue acompañada del director cinematográfico y teatral Trevor Nunn. (more...)


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Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: September 27
by BWW Special - Sep 27, 2018

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 10/7/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 10/7/2018. (more...)

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - October 8th - KING KONG and THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Top Growth!
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Oct 8, 2018

The top growing current Broadway musicals were King Kong (8.67%), Mean Girls (3.83%), Once On this Island (3.60%), Head Over Heels (2.04%) and Pretty Woman (0.97%). The top growing current Broadway plays were Play That Goes Wrong (0.43%), 2nd Stage (0.21%), The Nap (0.20%), Cursed Child (0.19%) and BernhardtHamlet (0.14%). The top growing upcoming Broadway productions were The Lifespan of a Fact (259.30%), American Son (30.57%), To Kill A Mockingbird (15.70%), The Ferryman (14.20%) and Tootsie The Musical (11.82%). (more...)

Gulfshore Playhouse Starts Off 2018-19 Season With AN ILIAD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples' premiere professional regional theater, will kick off the 2018-19 season with 'An Iliad,' by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare, running Oct. 20 through Nov. 4. (more...)

BWW TV: What's THE PROM All About? The Broadway Cast Explains!
by TV - Press Previews - Oct 8, 2018

Put on your dancing shoes! The Prom is coming to Broadway. The new musical is set to officially open at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street) on Thursday, November 15, 2018. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: October 8-14, 2018
by BWW Special - Oct 8, 2018

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for October 8-14, 2018. (more...)

Casting Announced For The San Francisco Playhouse Production Of MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

San Francisco Playhouse celebrates the magic of the holiday season with the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins. Susi Damilano will direct the Playhouse production, with music direction by Katie Coleman and choreography by Kimberly Richards. (more...)

Theatre at St. John's, Daniel Neiden Productions and Robert Neapolitan Present NUCLEAR FOLLIES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Daniel Neiden Productions will bring back the 1980s musical revue Nuclear Follies by Gregory Langdon and Joseph R. Peret, directed by Daniel Neiden.  Nuclear Follies will have a limited run to add some laughs through the midterm elections, it will begin performances on November 1 and run through November 7, 2018.  Graphics and scenic elements designed by Oscar-Nominated Bill Plympton. (more...)

York Theatre Company's 'Musicals In Mufti' Series Will Celebrate The Alan Jay Lerner Centennial
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Celebrating the centennial of Alan Jay Lerner, The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, is proud to announce that its acclaimed Musicals in Mufti series will celebrate the work of the legendary librettist and lyricist Alan Jay Lerner, whose hundredth birthday was August 31, 2018. The series honors one of the creators behind such classics as Brigadoon, Camelot, Love Life, and My Fair Lady. (more...)

Meet the Cast of KING KONG- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Oct 5, 2018

The new musical King Kong begins performances tonight, Friday, October 5. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Skylight Music Theatre 's PIPPIN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Skylight Music Theatre Artistic's Pippin, running September 21 through October 7 in Skylight's beautiful Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. Check out the video below! (more...)

Workshop Theater UnGALA Will Honor Christine Ebersole Oct. 22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Christine Ebersole, the two-time Tony Award winner and star of 'War Paint,' 'Grey Gardens,' '42nd Street' and more, will be honored at The Workshop Theater's fifth annual unGALA on Monday, October 22, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Manhattan Penthouse, 80 Fifth Ave. (17th Floor), NYC.   (more...)

Music Theater Works Announces 2019 season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Music Theater Works has announced its 2019 season, opening with the Pulitzer Prize-winning HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING (June 8-16), followed by the Chicago professional premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (August 17-25), LERNER AND LOEWE'S GREATEST HITS (October 4-13), and JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT (December 21-31). (more...)

The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program Presents JULIUS CAESAR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. Directed by Allegra Libonati, the classic political tragedy will run October 20-28, 2018 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Saturday, October 20 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets to Julius Caesar are now on sale and can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office. (more...)

Daniel Rodriguez to Be Featured in Orchestral Concert with The Riverside Opera Co.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

The Riverside Opera Company (ROC), under the direction of Maestro Alan Aurelia, presents: 'A Musical Feast' Daniel Rodriguez and the Sopranos (more...)

New Repertory Theatre Presents SO DEEP IS THE NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

New Repertory Theatre presents So Deep is the Night: An Evening of Song with Ute Gfrerer, a cabaret-style concert for one night only, Monday, October 29, 2018 at 7:30pm. Gfrerer will be accompanied by Asher Denburg (piano) and Caitlin Thomas (cello). The special event takes place on the mainstage at the Mosesian Center for the Arts located at 321 Arsenal Street in Watertown, MA. Tickets, on sale now, are $30-40 and may be purchased by calling 617-923-8487 or by visiting www.newrep.org.  (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: October 4, 2018
by BWW Special - Oct 4, 2018

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

ROAD TO JOY Starring Paul Fraccalvieri Opens In November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

Paul Fraccalvieri, best known for his quick-witted sense of humor and leading man voice, brings a mixture of mirth and music in THE ROAD TO JOY at Don't Tell Mama (343 West 46th Street NYC) on Saturdays, November 3rd and 10th at 7 PM, Sundays, November 4th and 11th at 3 PM. It was reading The Book of Joy which details the friendship between the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu that inspired Paul to create this original one-man cabaret show. (more...)

2018 Rob Guest Endowment Finalists Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

The Rob Guest Endowment is delighted to announce the 2018 Rob Guest Endowment Finalists. Competing against over 200 applicants, six outstanding artists were chosen by an expert panel of judges, which included Dave Skelton, Kellie Dickerson and Chris Parker. (more...)

Ricky Merino será invitado especial en el concierto de Kerry Ellis
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Oct 3, 2018

La artista del West End ofrecerá un show único en el Teatre Condal de Barcelona el 8 de octubre (more...)

T.I.E. Fighter Helmet From Star Wars, Essentially Marilyn: The Exhibit Extended, At The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Profiles in History is proud to announce their next legendary, blockbuster Hollywood auction. Featuring an original T.I.E. Fighter Helmet from Star Wars: A New Hope. It's pictured left and estimated to sell for $200,000 - $300,000. (more...)

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - October 15th - KING KONG and THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Are Top Growing Shows
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Oct 15, 2018

The top growing current Broadway musicals were King Kong (+5.98%), Once On this Island (+3.24%), Head Over Heels (+2.47%), Pretty Woman (+1.14%) and Mean Girls (+1.09%). The top growing current Broadway plays were Play That Goes Wrong (+0.45%), 2nd Stage (+0.36%), The Nap (+0.27%), BernhardtHamlet (+0.20%) and Cursed Child (+0.13%). The top growing upcoming Broadway productions were Torch Song (+27.83%), BeetleJuice (+11.69%), Tootsie The Musical (+9.15%), The Ferryman (+8.61%) and To Kill A Mockingbird (+6.07%). (more...)

Principal Casting Announced For Menier Chocolate Factory's Major Revival Of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces principal company for its major revival of one of the world's most-beloved musicals of all time, Fiddler on the Roof, in a new staging by Trevor Nunn. Joining the previously announced Andy Nyman (Tevye) is Judy Kuhn as Golde, with Harriet Bunton (Hodel), Dermot Canavan (Lazar Wolf), Stewart Clarke (Perchik), Matt Corner (Fyedka), Joshua Gannon (Motel), Louise Gold (Yente), Kirsty MacLaren (Chava) and Molly Osborne (Tzeitel). (more...)

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's Sydney Engagement Finds its Charlies!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2018

Charlie Bucket has been found and he has a Golden Ticket! Producers John Frost, Craig Donnell, Warner Bros Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions today announced the four boys who will play the role of Charlie in the spectacular new musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Roald Dahl's delicious tale will be playing only in Sydney at Sydney's Capitol Theatre from 5 January 2019. (more...)

Lakewood Theatre Company Presents ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER For Three Performances Only
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

The Lost Treasures Collection, a series of rarely performed musical gems, is back for a ninth season at Lakewood Theatre Company on its Side Door Stage. This year three musicals featuring the theme "Hey, Look Us Over," will be presented in a concert/cabaret style.  The shows are presented script-in-hand, with minimal staging. No sets, no props (free from the usual trappings of a fully staged production). The ninth season includes: On A Clear Day You Can See Forever (Oct 19-20, 2018), Promises, Promises (Feb. 15-16, 2019), and Wildcat (April 12-13, 2019) (more...)

Norbert Leo Butz, Jessie Mueller, Aaron Tveit, Mariska Hargitay, and More Support Survivors of Sexual Violence at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

The Angel Band Project presents, 'An Evening with Norbert Leo Butz & Friends - A Benefit to Support Survivors of Sexual Violence', Monday, November 12, 2018 at 54 Below, 254 West 54th Street, New York City, NY, two-sets, 7:00pm and 10pm. This one-night only event will be hosted by Mariska Hargitay (more...)

BWW Review: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at MuCCC
by Colin Fleming-Stumpf - Oct 12, 2018

Screen Plays, a unique gem within the Rochester theatre community, has brought to life one of the most iconic and ambitious works of the American theatre repertoire. Its famously heavy themes make it tough for any local theatre troupe to tackle, but the production currently playing at Rochester's Multi-Use Community Cultural Center (MuCCC) is dynamic, well-staged, and impressively acted. (more...)

Kerry Ellis Joins 1,000 West End Stage Students To Record 'A Million Dreams' In Aid Of NSPCC Childline
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Kerry Ellis, star of the West End and Broadway, has teamed up with 1,000 West End Stage students, for a special charity fundraising recording of A Million Dreams from the hit film, The Greatest Showman. (more...)

Michael Longoria Will Release Christmas Album 'Merry Christmas Darling'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Broadway Records today announced that Michael Longoria: Merry Christmas Darling will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, November 9, 2018. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.com and Amazon.com. (more...)

Chicago Opera Theater Presents Tchaikovsky's IOLANTA In Season-Opening Performances
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) will kick off the 2018/2019 season with "Iolanta," a Chicago premiere of legendary composer P.I. Tchaikovsky's final opera. Internationally renowned and award-winning conductor Lidiya Yankovskaya will make her conducting debut as Chicago Opera Theater's Staley Music Director and set the tone for the season to come. Acclaimed stage director Paul Curran, known for his work at Santa Fe Opera, Lyric Opera Chicago and more, will shape the retelling of this joyous love-story, featuring an almost entirely Chicago-based cast including soprano Katherine Weber as Iolanta, and renowned Russian bass Mikhail Svetlov as Rene. The opening night and press performance takes place on Saturday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the historic Studebaker Theater (410 S. Michigan Ave.) Additional performances will take place Thursday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 18 at 3 p.m. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: October 11, 2018
by BWW Special - Oct 11, 2018

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

DM Playhouse Honors Legends
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

The Des Moines Community Playhouse honors legends J Michael Kellar, Melissa Kellar, Greg Leavengood, Mark Morrison, and Antonia Nozicka on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. A reception begins at 3:00 PM with a program at 4:00 PM. (more...)

Broadway And Concert Star Christine Andreas Releases New Solo Album
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Broadway award-winning star and concert star Christine Andreas will release her newest album Christine Andreas Piaf-No Regrets on PS Classics   on November 9th , 2018.  Christine is currently touring the U.S. and abroad with her much-acclaimed one-woman show Piaf, No Regrets.  This new CD was recorded in London this past summer with a 36- piece orchestra, conducted and orchestrated by Larry Blank and produced by Martin Silvestri. Singing both in English and in French, Andreas draws from her one-woman show, where she was   lauded by The New York Times...' Andreas's ravishing voice with its rapid vibrato, metallic edge…(and) snapping emotional electricity, has made her a potent interpreter of Piaf.' (more...)

Candlelight Dinner Playhouse Presents SCROOGE! THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

A favorite Candlelight Holiday tradition returns! This festive musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel is a tale that has charmed generations with its tribute to the magic of the Christmas spirit. When miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by ghosts of the past, present and future on Christmas Eve, he is threatened with a bitter and lonely future or offered redemption if he changes his selfish ways. The ghosts take Scrooge on a journey through his life and teach him the real meaning of Christmas along the way. Featuring hit songs such as "Thank You Very Much" and "I Hate People." (more...)

Rachel Tucker and More Cast in COME FROM AWAY's European Run
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Casting has been announced for COME FROM AWAY the Tony Award-winning musical which will land in Dublin for its long-awaited European premiere at the Abbey Theatre from 6 December 2018 to 19 January 2019 before transferring to London's West End next year for performances at the Phoenix Theatre from 30 January 2019. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Presents RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Get ready to blast off as Rubicon Theatre Company presents the hilarious, out-of-this-world musical RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, returning to Ventura after its acclaimed run in 2016. Winner of the Olivier Award for Best Musical, this fabulously campy send-up of "Forbidden Planet" and other sci-fi films and TV shows of the 1950s and 1960's melds plot elements from The Tempestwith language from multiple plays by Shakespeare. Set on a spaceship sometime in the future, the show features a galaxy of rock-and-roll classics, including "Wipeout," "Good Vibrations," "Great Balls of Fire," "All Shook Up, and "Monster Mash." The jukebox musical spoof rockets into orbit just in time for Halloween - with a gala costume party on Saturday, October 20 at 7:00 p.m. followed by an after-party at Rhumb Line on the Harbor. Low-priced previews are October 17-19. The show runs Wednesdays through Sundays through November 4. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at PLOT POINTS IN OUR SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT at Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

The Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 production of PLOT POINTS IN OUR SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT began rehearsals this Tuesday, September 11. PLOT POINTS IN OUR SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT, by the emerging new playwright Miranda Rose Hall, to be directed by Margot Bordelon, will begin performances Saturday, October 6, open on Monday, October 22, and run through Sunday, November 18 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). Check out photos from the production below! (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: October 1-7, 2018
by BWW Special - Oct 1, 2018

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for October 1-7, 2018. (more...)

Project Shaw Announces The Cast For Shaw's BACK TO METHUSELAH (Part 1)
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) is proud to announce the next presentation of the 13th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those of his contemporaries, presented monthly at Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street).The season will continue on October 22nd with Bernard Shaw's Back to Methuselah (Part 1). (more...)

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - Oct 1st - Head Over Heels and The Play That Goes Wrong Tops Growth!
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Oct 1, 2018

With most ticket sales, purchasing decisions, and fan experiences happening online, a Broadway show's digital presence is more important than ever. In this feature, each week I'll analyze our exclusive Broadway Social Media data, highlighting the top growing plays, musicals, and upcoming productions. This week it Head Over Heels is back on top with a big jump in growth! The musical gained an almost 36% growth this week! Once again the Play that Goes Wrong continues to lead in growth for plays! The longest running play on Broadway continues to grow higher in social numbers even against a juggernaut show like Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 9/30/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 9/30/2018. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 10/1
by - Oct 1, 2018

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 9302018. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, October 1- Happy Birthday, Julie Andrews!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 1, 2018

On this day we're celebrating the birthday of the practically perfect legend of stage and screen, Julie Andrews! (more...)

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