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New Faces of 1956 - 1956 - Broadway

New Faces was a musical revue with both songs and comedy skits that helped to launch the careers of multiple young performers.

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Ethel Barrymore Theatre

(New York, NY)
243 West 47th St.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013
BroadwayWorld has confirmed the sad news that Tony-nominated stage and screen star Jane Connell has passed away. She was 87.
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2016
On Sunday night's EMMY AWARDS, host Jimmy Kimmel was adamant that if actress Maggie Smith was the recipient of the award for Best Actress in a Drama Series, he would do everything in his power to keep the trophy from getting into her hands.
by Behind the Curtain - Sep 18, 2019
One of Broadway's most legendary sopranos, Tony nominee Inga Swenson, joins Rob and Kevin via phone to look back on her incredible career which includes films like The Miracle Worker, television like Benson and The Golden Girls, and theater credits including New Faces of 1956, Peer Gynt, Camelot, 110 in the Shade, Baker Street and many others!
by Matt Tamanini - Sep 16, 2016
This morning we are taking a look at the illustrious career of Dame Maggie Smith. I mean, she's a Dame after all; Queen Elizabeth doesn't just hand those out to anyone. Her career includes highlights from on stage, including 'The Importance of Being Earnest,' 'Private Lives,' and 'Lettice and Lovage;' to in films as 'The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie,' 'Sister Act,' and 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel;' to her iconic role as Violet Crawley, the Dowager Countess of Grantham on 'Downton Abbey,' for which she is nominated for an Emmy for the fourth-consecutive year.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018
The Douglas Morrisson Theatre (DMT) opens its 2018-19 season to Once Upon a Mattress, with performances running September 13-30, 2018.
by Pati Buehler - Oct 30, 2007
The Prince plays host to a concert that will surly be the talk of the town this season with two of theater worlds most popular and occasionally over the top performers.
by Danielle Ashley - Oct 28, 2017
It's hard to believe that almost two years has gone by since the British aristocratic Crawley family and their servants graced our television screens on the hit series Downton Abbey. BroadwayWorld takes you on a trip down memory lane to the times when the Downton Abbey cast graced the stage!
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014
The York Theatre Company celebrates the great American lyricist Marshall Barer (Once Upon a Mattress) with a special concert event, The Marshall Barer Project, a musical tour through the life, career and mind of a man whose songs are shimmering jewels from the American Songbook. Starring BJ Ward with special guest Michael Feinstein. Directed by Gordon Hunt, The Marshall Barer Project will play two performances only on Tuesday June 10, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (Citicorp Building, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2008
A new London-based recording company, Stage Door Records, celebrates its new label by launching four new remastered vintage albums: Wish You Were Here original Broadway cast recording, Pal Joey & On Your Toes original cast recordings (double-set), New Faces Of 1956 and Mrs. Patterson (two Broadway shows produced by Leonard Sillman in the 1950s), and Shirley Bassey - The Early Years.
by Jessica Khan - Dec 28, 2015
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: GOTTA DANCE opens in the Windy City and Linda Lavin returns to Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2006
Edward Albee's The Lady from Dubuque, starring Tony Award-winner Maggie Smith and Catherine McCormack, will begin at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in early March
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2006
Tony Award-winner Maggie Smith will headline the cast of Edward Albee's The Lady from Dubuque, which will begin previews at a London theatre to be announced in February
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018
The Douglas Morrisson Theatre (DMT) opens its 2018-19 season to Once Upon a Mattress, with performances running September 13-30, 2018.
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 21, 2014
This morning we are taking a look at the illustrious career of Dame Maggie Smith. I mean, she's a Dame after all; Queen Elizabeth doesn't just hand those out to anyone. Her career includes highlights from on stage, including 'The Importance of Being Earnest,' 'Private Lives,' and 'Lettice and Lovage;' to in films as 'The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie,' 'Sister Act,' and 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel;' to her iconic role as Violet Crawley, the Dowager Countess of Grantham on 'Downton Abbey,' for which she is nominated for an Emmy for the fourth-consecutive year.