On the Town

Based on the ballet Fancy Free by Leonard Bernstein


London Coliseum

(London, )
(Charing Cross)- St. Martin's Lane
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019
The most popular show of the year at Way Off Broadway is always the dinner theatre's original holiday production. In past seasons, tickets for the holiday presentation have often sold out before the show even opens making them the hottest ticket at the area's only year-round producing theatre. This year, Way Off Broadway will give audiences something of a glimpse, albeit a slightly exaggerated one, of what goes into putting on a holiday show with Stage Door Christmas.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019
The Candlelight Dinner Playhouse presents Irving Berlin's a?oeHoliday Inna?? as part of their 12th season November 29, 2019 through January 19, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019
92Y announces Lyrics & Lyricists 2020, the new season of the country's preeminent American Songbook series. L&L features artists from theater and beyonda?"including Andy Einhorn, Matt Kunkel, David Loud, Paul Masse, and Stephen Schwartza?"presenting original revues with award-winning Broadway and cabaret performers.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019
Casting is announced today for a workshop reading of new British musical Papadopoulos!, which will take place at The Other Palace on Tuesday 26 November.
by Linnae Medeiros - Oct 29, 2019
The 2020 presidential candidates just got a little more musical! With the presidential campaigns officially underway, Twitter user @absobyrne took to social media to compare the current candidates to some of Broadway's Tony-winning Best Musicals. To help you get a better understanding at the comparisons, we're giving you a look inside each of the shows, from older classics like South Pacific and Hello, Dolly! to more recent shows including Rent and The Producers. Check it all out!
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 28, 2019
Cabaret superstar Jeff Harnar revisits his past and the work of songwriting legends Comden and Green with a 30th anniversary performance of his breakout show.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019
'Once Upon a Time...' is how the tale begins. Yet, we soon find that fairy tales can sometimes take an unexpected twist as we meet an ambivalent Cinderella, a loud and brassy Little Red Riding Hood, a Prince Charming with a roving eye and a Witch who raps. These characters, and more, will step out of their storybook presenting their wishes for lives that end happily ever after.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019
City Springs Theatre, Atlanta's newest professional theatre company, presents Broadway performers Lauren Gemelli, Tyler Hanes, Haley Podschun, Nicholas Rodriguez, and Jan Neuberger in the regional premiere of the new Irving Berlin Broadway musical Holiday Inn, playing Byers Theatre at The Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs) December 13-22, 2019. Tickets are $30-$65, with discounts for seniors, students, groups, and active and retired military personnel. Visit www.CitySpringsTheatre.com or call 404-477-4365 for more information. Holiday Inn is generously sponsored by PNC Bank.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019
The Arkansas Repertory Theatre is hosting 'Ovation, An Encore Event' on Friday, Oct. 25. The evening celebrates the theatre's supporters with dinner and a special performance by Tony Award- winner, Victoria Clark.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019
Uke Night is back! The fourth installment of the musical evening devoted to the Ukulele created and hosted by Jeffry Denman, (multi-Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Astaire Award nominee and Bistro Award winner, star of Irving Berlin's White Christmas on Broadway and Kid Victory at the Vineyard Theatre) is back with old and new Uke-friends playing an All-Beatles evening.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019
The Sanderson Sisters are back from the dead, and NO ONE wants to miss their return! Jay Armstrong Johnson, Emily Cates and Danny Marin are proud to present I Put A Spell On You: The Return of the Sanderson Sisters! Back after three years of SOLD OUT shows, Jay and his cast of kooky characters are celebrating Halloween Salem Style!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019
a?oeI am very optimistic about opera in America,a?? says OPERA America President/CEO Marc A. Scorca. a?oeWhen I entered the industry decades ago, new American operas were rarely commissioned or performed. Today, the flow of creativity from American composers, librettists, directors and designers has generated an American opera repertoire that spans the gamut of styles and subject matter.a??
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019
'I am very optimistic about opera in America,' says OPERA America President/CEO Marc A. Scorca. 'When I entered the industry decades ago, new American operas were rarely commissioned or performed. Today, the flow of creativity from American composers, librettists, directors and designers has generated an American opera repertoire that spans the gamut of styles and subject matter.'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019
The Donmar Warehouse announces the full cast for Teenage Dick, Mike Lew's darkly comic take on Shakespeare's Richard III, directed by Donmar Artistic Director Michael Longhurst. Joining previously announced cast Daniel Monks and Susan Wokoma are Callum Adams, Alice Hewkin, Siena Kelly and Ruth Madeley.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
 Two Worlds Entertainment, LLC., a twenty first century think-tank committed to provide the local community with theater based educational initiatives, will host a second edition of  Casted: The Audition Workshop with Award winning Broadway artists and directors on Sunday October 27th for all high-school aged students in the area. 
by Stephi Wild - Oct 23, 2019
Today's top stories: Scotland, PA officially opens tonight, and more!
by Linnae Medeiros - Oct 23, 2019
It's time to dance because today is World Ballet Day! To celebrate everything being beautiful at the ballet, we're looking back at some of the stage and screen's most iconic musicals featuring ballet! Check out these videos to see clips from classics like West Side Story and On the Town to more recent additions like Billy Elliot and Movin' Out!
by Stage Tube - Oct 23, 2019
Mumford & Sons' new single, “Blind Leading The Blind,” is debuting today as a Zane Lowe World First on Beats 1. Listen below!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the five award-winning artists who will lead the creative team for the world premiere of Swept Away.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the 2019 TRU Love Benefit: Follow Your Art, Fulfill Your Dreams, on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 12noon at Caroline's on Broadway, 1626 Broadway (between 49th & 50th Streets). Tickets start at $85 (show only, and two drinks). For additional information and ticket tier pricing, please visit https://truonline.org/events/2019-tru-love-benefit/.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
Stay True, An LGBTQ+ Theatre Company presents their debut production of Adam & Brian, a new play written by Craig Donnelly, on Friday November 22nd and Saturday November 23rd at 8:00 PM at The Playroom Theater. Adam & Brian will star Roberto Araujo (Evita, In The Heights, West Side Story) as Brian and Gregory Ramsey (On The Town, Hair) as Adam. Ryan Andrew Arthur (Equus, The Secret Garden) will be the standby for both roles. Stay True's Founding Artistic Director Andrew Victor Myers directs the production.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
JAGGED LITTLE PILL celebrates their moving day into the Broadhurst Theatre on Broadway today, with the release of a first look at the full cast.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
Jay Armstrong Johnson, Emily Cates and Danny Marin present I Put A Spell On You: The Return of the Sanderson Sisters!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
On Friday, November 15th, Marissa Lynn Studios and Paramus's Terrace at Biagios will present Songs for Sophie: A Broadway Gala for Autism in honor of soprano Sophie Karp. 
by Stephi Wild - Oct 22, 2019
Today's top stories: casting has been announced for the Broadway production of Company, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019
Fresh off their celebrated sold out 18/19 tour, The Broadway Collective is once again hitting the roada?'9 cities in totala?'to find and train the next generation of Broadway performers.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019
The Broadway Artists Connection (BAC) presents the 2019 Cabaret Benefit for the Matsiko World Orphan Choir hosted by Broadway's Bronson Norris Murphy (PHANTOM OF THE OPERA) on Monday, October 28th at 7:00pm (doors open at 6:00pm).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Hear two of pop's most popular tunes like you've never heard them before! Get a first listen to the musical makeovers of Britney Spears' 'Baby One More Time' and 'Roar' by Katy Perry for the new Max Martin West End musical & JULIET!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
For the final production in its 2019 Subscription Season, Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre presents a genuine American classic a?" Frank D. Gilroy's heartwarming 1965 Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy/drama THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES, coming to the theatre's Mainstage for eight performances only, October 17-27.
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 16, 2019
A true original continues to stake her claim as one of cabaret's greats with a new show titled DECADENT STANDARDS.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
As BroadwayWorld reported last week, New Jersey middle schooler and her mother are fighting back after the student was punished for wearing a t-shirt from Broadway's The Prom to school.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
Tony Award-winning actress LAURA BENANTI (My Fair Lady) has been announced to host and perform at the 17th annual BROADWAY STANDS UP FOR FREEDOM concert on Monday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. at The Town Hall in New York City (123 W. 43 St.) Also joining the previously announced line-up of stars will be performers ALYSHA UMPHRESS (On The Town), KIM BLANCK (Octet) and MILI DIAZ (Wicked).  
by Maria Nockin - Oct 15, 2019
On Monday October 14, 2019, Arizona Opera and its Valley Friends presented a concert of arias by the Marion Roose Pullin Studio Artists at the Mon Orchid Gallery, a small hall with excellent, if somewhat live, acoustics. As a rule, AZ Opera chooses six singers and one pianist to be their studio artists. The program helps bridge the gap between the protected environment of academic studies and the rigors of a professional career.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019
Atlantic Records has released a fourth track from '& Juliet (Original London Cast Recording),' the official companion to the new West End musical featuring the music of legendary pop songwriter Max Martin. Arriving today is an anthemic take on 'Since U Been Gone,' performed by Miriam-Teak Lee and the Original London Cast of & Juliet - streaming now HERE.
by Kevin Doheny - Nov 6, 2019
In celebration of her upcoming induction into the National Theater Hall of Fame on November 18th, I sat down with Broadway legend, Donna McKechnie for a spirited, informative, career-spanning chat.
by Neil Shurley - Nov 6, 2019
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND runs through November 10 at the Peace Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
Producers of the new musical JAGGED LITTLE PILL have announced the details for the show's digital lottery and general rush policies, launching today, November 5, 2019.
by Linnae Medeiros - Nov 5, 2019
With college theatre program auditions just around the corner, we're highlighting some of the country's most prestigious theatre programs and chatting with the schools' faculty to give you insight into what to expect from their programs, from audition advice to real world experience and more. Today we're looking at University of Oklahoma's Weitzenhoffer School of Musical Theatre. Check out info on the school and answers about their program!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
Since his Broadway debut as a newsboy in the 1989 revival of Gypsy, quintessential song-and-dance man Tony Yazbeck has continued to land coveted roles and garner critical acclaima?"including a Tony Award® nomination for the leading role in On the Town. With a?oejust the right balance of masculinity and vulnerability,a?? Yazbeck creates a a?oespellbindinga?? one-man show, inviting audiences to join him on an honest, emotional journey along life's ups and downs as told through the lyrics of classic show tunes, new standards, and dazzling tap dancing.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
Last night, Feinstein's/54 Below again celebrated the popular and prolific summer camp, French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 4, 2019
George Gershwin loved going to nightclubs. One evening when he was “on the town' with his pal Fred Astaire as they were in a club enjoying a group of entertainers George turned to Fred and said…”Where do all these new young talented people come from”?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
After a run of hit shows in Palm Springs and Los Angeles, and an exclusive engagement onboard Norwegian Cruise Line's mega ship The Escape, Perry Laylon Ojeda (On The Town, Imaginary Friends) returns to New York for a one night solo act, a?oePERRY OJEDA - Just in Time: The Songs of Betty Comden and Adolph Green.a?? The Dec. 17th show is at Feinstein's/54 Below, 254 W. 54th Street in Manhattan. Showtime is 9:30PM and doors open at 8:45PM for dinner/cocktails.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2019
You oughtta know that Jagged Little Pill is officially in preview son Broadway!  The new musical is inspired by the themes and raw emotions laid bare in Alanis Morissette's seminal album of the same name. The Healys appear to be a picture-perfect suburban family - but looks can be deceiving. When the cracks beneath the surface begin to show, they must choose between maintaining the status quo or facing harsh truths about themselves, their community, and the world around them.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Producer Colin Ingram and the creators of the film Back To The Future, Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, have announced the full cast for the world premiere of BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical, which will open at the Manchester Opera House on 20 February 2020 for a strictly limited 12-week season, finishing on 17 May, prior to transferring to the West End.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Bright stars of Broadway perform a rockin' evening of musical theater by the women who make the music in this industry. Maestra is an organization founded by Georgia Stitt that exists to give support, visibility, and community to female composers, music directors, orchestrators, arrangers, copyists, music coordinators, and musicians who are an underrepresented minority in musical theater. It's time for them to be heard.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Hoff-Barthelson Music School ushers in the holiday season with the annual Holiday Music Festival - a weekend of music and fun for the entire family! Enjoy performances by HBMS student ensembles; find that special holiday gift at the Holiday Boutique or On-line Auction; and feast on international cuisine and scrumptious desserts! The Festival takes place Saturday, December 7, and Sunday, December 8, 2019, from 10 am to 4 pm, at the School, 25 School Lane, Scarsdale. Admission is free of charge and open to the public. Join them and celebrate the season!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 12, 2019
Last night in the heart of the Theatre District, Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, hosted its annual New York City Benefit, BSC/NYC to celebrate its 25th Anniversary Season. The annual event raised $110K for Barrington Stage's Julianne Boyd New Works Fund. The one-night only cabaret took place at the The Green Room 42.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Midtown Direct and Triple Birch Media present an exclusive preview reading of NOVEL: An Audio Drama Series, created by Aimee Parrott and William Bienes.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019
The Drama League announced today the 2020 line-up of DirectorFest: The 36th Annual Directors Festival, the only festival in the United States dedicated to the art of contemporary stage directing. For its 36th year, the festival will include six fully-staged productions, a showcase concert of a new musical, a town hall, and conversations with directors including 2017 Tony Award Winner Rebecca Taichman (Indecent), 2014 Tony Award Winner and 2010 Drama League Founders Award for Excellence in Directing Kenny Leon (A Soldier's Play), and Intimacy Director Claire Warden (HBO's Mrs. Fletcher).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
Abingdon Theatre Company recently held its Benefit Gala honoring Tony Award-nominated composer & lyricist Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party, Big Fish) in celebration of the company's 27th anniversary season.