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New Amsterdam Theatre (New York, NY)
214 West 42nd St.

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Based on the play Twentieth Century by Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur and Bruce Milholland


VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Performs New Original Song She Wrote for Her Puppy
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Kristin Chenoweth stopped by today's THE VIEW to talk about recently performing with Andrea Bocelli and shared a first listen to the original song she wrote for her new puppy, 'Thunder.' (more...)

Starry THE HONEYMOONERS Begins Tonight at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, by special arrangement with Jeffrey Finn, presents the world-premiere production of the new musical comedy The Honeymooners, based on the CBS television series, with book by Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss, music by Stephen Weiner, and lyrics by Peter Mills. (more...)

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Recalls New York Theatrical Debut on LIVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Kristin Chenoweth stopped by today's LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN to talk about the 20th anniversary of her New York theatrical debut. (more...)

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Says Duet with Andrea Bocelli Was 'A Bucket List Moment'
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Broadway's Kristin Chenoweth stopped by LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN today to discuss her new animated film MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE in which she lends her voice. (more...)

DVR Alert: Kristin Chenoweth Visits LIVE WITH KELLY & RYAN Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Broadway's Kristin Chenoweth will stop by LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN today, September 25th. (more...)

Tony Winner John Cullum to Join WAITRESS as 'Joe'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

The producers of the smash hit Waitress have announced that on October 5, 2017, Tony Award winner John Cullum will join the Broadway musical in the role of Joe, the cantankerous owner of Joe's Pie Diner, home to the titular pie-maker's extraordinary confections. (more...)

DVR Alert: Kristin Chenoweth to Visit Next Week's LIVE WITH KELLY & RYAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

BWW has learned that Broadway's Kristin Chenoweth will stop by LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN on Monday, September 25th. The Tony Award winner will discuss the new animated film MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE in which she lends her voice. (more...)

New Faces, New Flubs! THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Welcomes New Company Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

A new school year is beginning at Cornley University this fall as the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Mischief Theatre's The Play That Goes Wrong, which has inexplicably become longest-running play currently on Broadway, welcomes a new company beginning tonight, September 19th. (more...)

Roundabout Theatre Company to Honor Jessica Lange at 2018 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) announces its annual 2018 Gala will honor Tony, Academy, Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Jessica Lange with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre on Monday, February 26, 2018 in the new Ziegfeld Ballroom (141 W 54th St, NYC). (more...)

Photo Flash: Hanna Burke Pays Tribute to Madeline Kahn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

Photo's from MAC Award nominee Hanna Burke's cabaret 'Why is Everyone Laughing?' A Tribute to Madeline Kahn and Benefit for Ovarian Cancer at the Metropolitan Room. Featuring William V. Madison's biography 'Madeline Kahn: Being the Music, A Life'. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Stage and Screen Star, Helene Yorke
by Theater People Podcast - Oct 9, 2017

On Monday, October 9, the Theater People podcast welcomes Broadway and TV star Hlene Yorke. Helene made her Broadway debut in 2008 in GREASE. She went on to originate the role of Olive in BULLETS OVER BROADWAY and Evelyn in AMERICAN PSYCHO. On television, she is well known for her work on THE GOOD FIGHT, MASTERS OF SEX, and GRAVES. (more...)

Edward Watts to Go Green in 'THE GRINCH' at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the Globe's 20th annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!* The holiday musical will run November 4 - December 24 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Tony Winner John Cullum Joins WAITRESS as 'Joe' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Tonight, October 5, 2017, Tony Award winner John Cullum will join the Broadway musical Waitress in the role of Joe, the cantankerous owner of Joe's Pie Diner, home to the titular pie-maker's extraordinary confections. (more...)

TOP HAT Comes to London for Strictly Limited Run
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Geoids Musical Theatre have announced their new production, and the London amateur premier, of the musical Top Hat which comes to the Bridewell Theatre from 31 October to 4 November 2017. (more...)

Warren Carlyle to Choreograph Jerome Robbins Tribute Ballet for NYCB
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

This spring New York City Ballet will present a World Premiere ballet by Tony Award-winning choreographer and director Warren Carlyle that pays tribute to the legendary Broadway career of NYCB's co-founding choreographer Jerome Robbins. (more...)

Stephen DeRosa and Jim Walton to Join Kathleen Turner in AN ACT OF GOD at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

George Street Playhouse, now located at 103 College Farm Road in New Brunswick, announced today that Broadway and George Street Playhouse veterans Stephen DeRosa (Broadway's Into the Woods; GSP's Sylvia) and Jim Walton (Broadway's She Loves Me; GSP's The Fabulous Lipitones) will join legendary Academy Award nominee, Tony Award nominee and multiple Golden Globe winner Kathleen Turner in the theater's upcoming comedy, An Act of God, by David Javerbaum. (more...)

BWW Interview - Tony Winner Michael McGrath Talks THE HONEYMOONERS
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 3, 2017

Tony-winning actor Michael McGrath takes on the iconic role of Ralph Kramden in Paper Mill Playhouse's World Premiere production of the new musical comedy THE HONEYMOONERS, based on the CBS television series. (more...)

Christine Ebersole Joins Kelsey Grammer and More in CANDIDE at LA Opera
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

Broadway legend Christine Ebersole will make her LA Opera debut in the company's 2018 production of Candide, composer Leonard Bernstein's 1956 Broadway classic. (more...)

Encompass Honors Christine Ebersole with Musical Salute at The National Arts Club
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

On Sunday, November 19th, Encompass New Opera Theatre (Nancy Rhodes, Artistic Director), The Board of Trustees and The Encompass Honorary Gala Chairs, Alan Alda, Sheldon Harnick, John Kander, and Maury Yeston will pay tribute to Broadway's sparkling luminary, CHRISTINE EBERSOLE, with a star-studded musical salute. (more...)

Rebecca Taichman, Anne Kauffman & More Selected as Roundabout Artists in Residence
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced its 2017-18 Artists in Residence. 'I started the Artists in Residence program about 25 years ago to provide artistic and financial support to early-career artists, giving them a theatre to call home and to provide peace of mind for a sustainable career,' says Roundabout Artistic Director Todd Haimes. 'Over the years, this program has evolved to include playwrights, mid-career directors and even an entire young company. And while these residencies have allowed us to help cultivate the next generations of theatre leaders, these artists have also become invaluable to me and our audiences, invigorating this institution with fresh voices.' (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes 'The Hamilcast' Host, Gillian Pensavalle
by Theater People Podcast - Oct 23, 2017

On Monday, October 23, the Theater People podcast welcome's fellow podcaster Gillian Pensavalle of 'The Hamilcast.' For the episode, Pensavalle shares the origins of the popular HAMILTON-themed podcast. She also shares all the details of HAMILTON creator Lin-Manuel Miranda coming to her apartment and doing a 4-hour interview for the podcast. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at WAIT UNTIL DARK at TexARTS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

The TexARTS Professional Series presents Wait Until Dark, the groundbreaking thriller that follows a blind woman who finds herself the victim of scheming conmen and in the middle of a murder. Jeffrey Hatcher's adaptation of Wait Until Dark, written by Frederick Knott, plays now through October 29, 2017 at the Kam & James MorrisTheatre in Lakeway. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony-Nominee Jeremy Jordan
by Theater People Podcast - Oct 2, 2017

On Monday, October 2, the Theater People podcast welcomes Tony nominee Jeremy Jordan. Jeremy Jordan made his Broadway debut in 2009's ROCK OF AGES. He went on to play the Tony alternate, appearing twice per week, in the 2009 revival of WEST SIDE STORY. In 2011 he originated the role of Clyde Barrow in BONNIE AND CLYDE. And he received his first Tony nomination for originating the role of Jack Kelly in 2011's NEWSIES. (more...)

TexARTS to Present Thriller WAIT UNTIL DARK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The TexARTS Professional Series presents Wait Until Dark, the groundbreaking thriller that follows a blind woman who finds herself the victim of scheming conmen and in the middle of a murder. (more...)

Andrea Burns to Star in BORN YESTERDAY at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

What would you do if the gorgeous blonde you discovered ended up being a lot smarter than you gave her credit for? (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Reveals Her Hardest Song for Her to Perform; Watch Her Sing It!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Kristin Chenoweth has conquered roles as varied as Sally Brown and Velma Von Tussle. When it comes to the musical theatre canon, she has done it all, but there is one song that has proven hardest to perform. When asked about which song is the most difficult, she recalled a classic: (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth, Uzo Aduba, and More Announced for Placido Domingo 50th Anniversary Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Uzo Aduba, Garth Brooks and Kristin Chenoweth will join a host of opera stars featured at the Pl cido Domingo 50th Anniversary Concert. LA Opera's gala event will take place on November 17, 2017, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion 50 years to the day since Mr. Domingo made his Los Angeles debut on the very same stage. (more...)

Norm Lewis, Laura Linney, Marin Mazzie & More Will Honor Harold Prince at MTC's Fall Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director and Barry Grove, Executive Producer) will present its 2017 Fall Benefit, honoring 21-time Tony Award winner Harold Prince, on Monday evening, October 23 at 583 Park Avenue (63rd Street and Park Avenue). (more...)

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Reveals Most Intimidating Duet & Dream Collaborators
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth stopped by WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE and shared her idea for a cameo in the upcoming WICKED movie, sharing 'I think it would be cool if Idina and I were just in a crowd scene.' (more...)

Breaking: Another Op'nin'! Kelli O'Hara Will Lead Roundabout's KISS ME, KATE Revival in 2019
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Broadway is going to get hot in 2019. Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) just announced a new Broadway production of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate starring Kelli O'Hara in the hilarious duo leading roles of Kate and Lilli Vanessi. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth to Bring Intimate Evening of Song to Aurora's Paramount Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2017

No matter if she's a good witch on Broadway, a sassy press secretary on TV or a show-stopping singer on stage, Tony and Emmy Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth is always absolutely mesmerizing. (more...)

Tony Winner Kristin Chenoweth to Perform at the Paramount This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2017

No matter if she's a good witch on Broadway, a sassy press secretary on TV or a show-stopping singer on stage, Tony- and Emmy Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth is always absolutely mesmerizing. (more...)

Edward Watts Goes Green in 'THE GRINCH', Beginning Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2017

The Old Globe presents its 20th annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!* The holiday musical will run tonight, November 4, through December 24 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Musical Theatre West Brings WHITE CHRISTMAS to The Carpenter Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

This holiday season's weather report forecasts SNOW! Start with a timeless tale of joy and goodwill, fill it with classic Irving Berlin songs, and top it off with glorious dancing and you have Irving Berlin's White Christmas, coming to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center December 1-10! Tickets are now on sale at the Musical Theatre West Ticket Office, at www.musical.org, or by calling (562) 856-1999 ext. 4. Tickets start at $20. (more...)

There's a New Headmistress in Town! Meet SCHOOL OF ROCK's New Principal, Analisa Learning
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 3, 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit musical School of Rock - The Musical will welcome four new adult cast members to the show this November. (more...)

Rebecca Naomi Jones & More Lead I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE Reading
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Just last month, industry-only staged reading of the 1962 musical I Can Get It For You Wholesale, based on the best-selling Jerome Weidman novel on Tuesday, June 6th. The musical has a score by Harold Rome (Fanny, Wish You Were Here, Destry Rides Again), book by Jerome Weidman (Fiorello!), revised book by John Weidman (Assassins, Pacific Overtures, Contact), music direction by David Chase (Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, Nice Work If You Can Get It), and direction by Trip Cullman (Six Degrees of Separation, Significant Other). (more...)

Analisa Leaming to Play the Principal in Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK; New Stars Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit musical School of Rock - The Musical will welcome four new adult cast members to the show this November. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sheldon Harnick, James Snyder, Klea Blackhurst and More Celebrate Christine Ebersole at Encompass New Opera Theatre Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

On Sunday, November 19th, Encompass New Opera Theatre, The Board of Trustees and The Encompass Honorary Gala Chairs, Alan Alda, Sheldon Harnick, John Kander, and Maury Yeston paid tribute to Broadway's sparkling luminary, Christine Ebersole, with a star-studded musical salute. BroadwayWorld has photos from the evening below! (more...)

Robert Hartwell Launches 2018 Tour of The Broadway Collective Master Class
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Broadway veteran and Original Broadway Cast member of the Tony Award-winning revival of Hello, Dolly!, Robert Hartwell launches the 3rd season of The Broadway Collective a traveling, multi-disciplinary musical theatre master class. (more...)

Andy Karl, Orfeh, and More Join Feinstein's at the Nikko Lineup For Winter 2018
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Feinstein's at the Nikko announced today the exciting lineup of artists who will perform on-stage during the first quarter of 2018. Tickets for all performances are on-sale now and available by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketfly.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Andrea Burns in BORN YESTERDAY at Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

What would you do if the gorgeous blonde you discovered ended up being a lot smarter than you gave her credit for? That's the hilarious question at hand in the brazen American screwball comedy Born Yesterday, onstage now through November 12 at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast - featuring Andrea Burns - in action below! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Andrea Burns in BORN YESTERDAY in Florida
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 2, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Andrea Burns led production of Born Yesterday, on stage October 29 November 12 at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre in Florida. (more...)

Breaking: Matthew Morrison, Adrienne Warren & More Join DAMN YANKEES Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has just announced that Matthew Morrison Joe Hardy, Annie Golden Doris, Julie Halston Sister and Adrienne Warren Gloria Thorpe have joined the Benefit Concert Reading of Damn Yankees, the Tony award-winning musical comedy by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop with music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. The evening will bring these beloved stars of stage and screen back to the Broadway stage for one night only with Whoopi Goldberg as Applegate, Maggie Gyllenhaal as Lola, Danny Burstein as Van Buren and Victoria Clark as Meg Boyd. (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, Christine Ebersole and Rachel Bay Jones Set for Seth Rudetsky's BROADWAY CONCERT SERIES at Parker Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The Broward Center for the Performing Arts and Mark Cortale announce the return of the Broadway Concert Series hosted by Seth Rudetsky to Parker Playhouse. The afternoon host on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio's On Broadway channel will deliver three intimate evenings of incredible music and hilarious conversation with Jeremy Jordan, Tony Award nominated star of Newsies and NBC's Smash and CW's Supergirl (Saturday, January 6), Rachel Bay Jones, 2017 Tony winner for Dear Evan Hansen (Friday, February 16) and Christine Ebersole, two-time Tony Award-winning star of War Paint, Grey Gardens and 42nd Street (March 24). (more...)


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Mark Blum, Debra Monk and More Join Jamie Brewer in Roundabout's AMY AND THE ORPHANS; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the complete cast of the world-premiere production Amy and the Orphans, by Roundabout Underground alumna Lindsey Ferrentino (Ugly Lies the Bone), with direction by eight-time Tony Award nominee Scott Ellis (She Loves Me, On the Twentieth Century). (more...)

BWW TV: Go Behind the Camera at Roundabout's AMY AND THE ORPHANS Photo Shoot with Jamie Brewer and More
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 16, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company just announced the complete cast of the world-premiere production Amy and the Orphans, by Roundabout Underground alumna Lindsey Ferrentino (Ugly Lies the Bone), with direction by eight-time Tony Award nominee Scott Ellis (She Loves Me, On the Twentieth Century). Below, BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast at the show's official photo shoot! (more...)

LITTLE WOMEN The Musical to Play Old Town Temecula, Featuring the Original Full Orchestrations
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2017

Casting has been announced for The Barn Stage Company's upcoming production of the Tony-nominated Broadway musical Little Women, the second production in their 2017/18 season from the partnership with Temecula Presents. (more...)

FROZEN's Broadway Box Office to Open Up the Gate Monday with New Block of Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Frozen's Broadway box office will open to the public at 10:00am EST on Monday, November 13 when a new block of tickets for Disney Theatrical's new Broadway musical goes on sale at the St. James Theatre, located at 246 W. 44th Street. (more...)

VIDEO: Meet the Royal Family- Caissie Levy & Patti Murin Gear Up for FROZEN on Broadway
by Stage Tube - Nov 1, 2017

Disney Theatrical's new Broadway musical Frozen will join Disney Theatrical hits Aladdin and The Lion King on Broadway, beginning performances at the St. James Theatre on Thursday, February 22, 2018 and opening Thursday, March 22, 2018. Tickets for Broadway performances are on sale now. Visit FrozenTheMusical.com for more information. (more...)

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