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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


54 Below Hosts WHAT DO CRITICS KNOW?
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a concert of songs from the hilarious, new musical comedy What Do Critics Know? In a strange turn of fate, three of the most powerful theater critics are forced to write a Broadway musical that must receive rave reviews. (more...)

Tony Danza, Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley, Paulo Szot, and More Feature This June at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

This June, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Steppenwolf's LookOut Series Announces Christine Ebersole with Seth Rudetsky
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Steppenwolf's LookOut Series and Mark Cortale are pleased to present Christine Ebersole with Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host. The one-night-only event takes place Monday, July 30, 2018 at 6:30pm in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted). (more...)

Broadway Loves Andy! A Look Back at the Career of Broadway's Resident Love Interest PRETTY WOMAN Star, Andy Karl!
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 27, 2018

Three-time Tony Award nominee Andy Karl has tackled a more diverse array of characters than most actors are lucky to see in a lifetime. (more...)

Oliver Mayes To Headline IF I WERE A FRONT MAN At Feinstein's/54 Below This July
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Oliver Mayes in If I Were A Front Man on July 10th at 9:30pm. Join Oliver in recounting past gigs while reflecting on his dream to be the front man of a band and his love for the rock genre in musical theatre. Featuring music from shows like Rent, Hair, and Side Show, as well as rock tunes he grew up listening to, this show will have you rocking out and (hopefully) taking shots of whiskey. Oliver puts an audience at ease with his self deprecating humor and the ability to make his talented friends belt really high. Recognized in the NYC cabaret circuit for bringing life to concerts such as the Beyond the Binary series, Seams & Songs, and Feinstein's/54 Below's Quarter Life Crisis with his artistic guidance, Oliver Mayes makes his Feinstein's/54 Below and New York City solo concert debut in If I Were A Front Man. (more...)

Breaking: Andy Karl Will Replace Steve Kazee as Star of PRETTY WOMAN on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Three-time Tony Award nominee and Laurence Olivier Award winner Andy Karl will star as 'Edward Lewis' in PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL on Broadway. Karl will assume the role from Steve Kazee who departs the production for family reasons. (more...)

Tanglewood Music Festival Presents Staged Productions Of Leonard Bernstein's ON THE TOWN, TROUBLE IN TAHITI, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

As a major highlight of its summer-long celebration, June 15-September 2, of the centennial of Leonard Bernstein's birth, Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) in Lenox, MA, has programmed several fully staged and semi-staged productions of Leonard Bernstein's work written for the stage, featuring several Tony Award-winning Broadway performers, choreographers, and directors. (more...)

Terrence Mann & Liz Larsen to Lead SWEENEY TODD Concert in Connecticut
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces the casting for the second production of the 2018 Nutmeg Summer Series: 'Sweeney Todd: A Musical Thriller in Concert', a Tony-Award-winning tale of love, murder and revenge set against the backdrop of 19th century London. Peter Flynn directs. (more...)

Industry Reading Of THAT'S LIFE By Steve Monarque Will Be Held at Alchemical Theatre Lab
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2018

A new venue has been announced for the invited staged reading of Steve Monarque's THAT'S LIFE, a full-length play with music, directed by Mel Johnson Jr. (more...)

FROZEN To Launch National Tour At Hollywood Pantages Fall 2019
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

FROZEN, the Tony-nominated Best Musical, will launch a North American tour in the Fall of 2019 and will officially open at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles during the 2019-20 season. (more...)

The Village Light Opera Group Presents ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

In July, The Village Light Opera Group will present On the Twentieth Century at the Riverside Theatre (91 Claremont Avenue). (more...)

Andy Karl Drama Pilot STATIES Passed Over By ABC
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2018

A new drama pilot starring multiple Tony Award nominee, Andy Karl, has been passed over for a full season pick up at ABC, (more...)

VIDEO: FROZEN Celebrates Cast Album Release With 'Let It Go' Music Video
by Stage Tube - May 11, 2018

To celebrate the debut of the Frozen Original Broadway Cast Recording, the show has just released a brand new, behind-the-scenes music video of its best known song and Act I closer, "Let It Go." This is the first time that the Broadway version of the song, and Caissie Levy's (Elsa) thrilling vocal performance, have been heard outside of the St. James Theatre. The video takes the viewer into the recording studio with Levy and into the backstage and onstage worlds of the cast of the Broadway production of Frozen. "Let It Go" won the Academy Award® in 2014 for Best Original Song. (more...)

Casting Announced For Industry Reading Of THAT'S LIFE By Steve Monarque, Directed By Mel Johnson Jr.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

MonaVision Films will present a private staged reading of Steve Monarque's THAT'S LIFE, a full-length play with music, directed by Mel Johnson Jr. (more...)

Breaking: Ben Crawford Will Be the New Man in the Mask in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group announced today a new leading man for the Broadway production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, directed by Harold Prince. The longest-running show in Broadway history, and one of the most successful worldwide stage productions of all-time, PHANTOM will welcome Broadway's Ben Crawford when he takes over the iconic title role beginning Monday, April 16, 2018 at The Majestic Theatre (247 West 44th Street). (more...)

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Talks Allison Janney's Oscar Win and High Heel Hell on THE TALK
by TV News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

Kirstin Chenoweth visits THE TALK to discuss her reunion with her good friend and Academy-Award winner Allison Janney on all-new episodes of CBS' 'Mom' and shares her reaction video the moment her name was called. (more...)

Betty Buckley in HELLO, DOLLY!, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and More Join Broadway in Chicago's Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

Broadway In Chicago announces its upcoming season line-up which features six time 2017 Tony and 2018 Grammy Award winning Best Musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN, the Pre-Broadway World Premiere of the new comedy musical, TOOTSIE, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival HELLO, DOLLY! starring Broadway legend Betty Buckley, ROALD DAHL'S CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, MISS SAIGON and THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG. (more...)

Theater UnCorked Announces Cast for SWEENEY TODD IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

Shana Dirik, Producing Artistic Director of Theater UnCorked - Boston's newest small theater company - today announced the full cast for the company's debut performance: Sweeney Todd in Concert - A Pop-Up Musical. This one-time-only benefit performance will take place on Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at First Church in Cambridge (11 Garden St, Cambridge, MA 02138) at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Roundabout's TRAVESTIES Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) - in association with Chocolate Factory Productions (David Babani, Artistic Director) and Sonia Friedman Productions - is pleased to present the first Broadway revival of Tom Stoppard's Tony Award-winning play Travesties. (more...)

SWEENEY TODD Returns To London For A Strictly Limited Run
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

Geoids Musical Theatre presents Stephen Sondheim's macabre masterpiece Sweeney Todd, which comes to London for a limited run at the Stockwell Playhouse from 2 to 6 May 2017. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Presents Bets Malone as Mae West in DIRTY BLONDE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

Laguna Playhouse is proud to announce a very special event, the Coyote Stageworks, Founding Artistic Director Chuck Yates, production of Bets Malone starring as Mae West in DIRTY BLONDE, written by Claudia Shear and directed James W. Gruessing, Jr.. DIRTY BLONDE will perform six performances only, Thursday, April 26 through Sunday, April 29 at Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

BWW TV: Hot Video! First Look at FROZEN on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 22, 2018

Disney's new Broadway musical Frozen celebrates its opening night at the St. James Theatre tonight, Thursday, March 22, 2018 and we've finally got a look at footage from the show via a just-released trailer! (more...)

Christian Borle and Laura Michelle Kelly Will Star in Encores! Production of ME AND MY GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Me and My Girl, the final production of the Encores! at 25 season at New York City Center will star Christian Borle, Suzzanne Douglas, Mark Evans, Harriet Harris, Edward Hibbert, John Horton, Simon Jones, Laura Michelle Kelly, Lisa O'Hare, Ken Page, and Don Stephenson. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 19, 2018
by - Mar 19, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

It's Loverly! Meet the Cast of MY FAIR LADY- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 15, 2018

Lincoln Center Theater's upcoming production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady is officially in previews! Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Broadway Legend Christine Ebersole Takes The Stage In Scottsdale
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole will take the stage as a last-minute replacement for Laura Benanti at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, March 17, at 8 p.m., when she and pianist/commentator Seth Rudetsky perform songs from the great musicals. (more...)

Dean John Wilson to Join Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe in THE KING AND I; Three Week Extension Announced
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 15, 2018

Looks like the West End will be getting to know Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe. According to a report by the Daily Mail, Lincoln Center Theater's production of THE KING AND I 'has its eye on the London Palladium for a limited season next year.' (more...)

Perry Laylon Ojeda Sings The Songs Of Betty Comden & Adolph Green Back At Vitello's By Popular Demand!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

PERRY LAYLON OJEDA , after a hit run at Palm Springs' Coachella Valley Rep and a string of high profile cruise ship performances, returns to Upstairs at Vitello's singing The Songs of Betty Comden and Adolph Green, the legendary and longest running creative partnership in American Theatre History. (more...)

Photo Flash: Caissie Levy, Patti Murin, and the Cast of FROZEN Pose For New Portraits
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

Disney Theatrical has released new portraits of Frozen stars Caissie Levy (Elsa), Patti Murin (Anna), Jelani Alladin (Kristoff), Greg Hildreth (Olaf) and John Riddle (Hans) shot by world-renowned photographer Andrew Eccles. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 9, 2018
by - Jun 9, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Theatre By The Sea Presents R.I. Regional Premiere Of MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

In celebration of 85 Years of Theatre By The Sea (TBTS), owner and producer Bill Hanney is proud to present the Rhode Island Regional Premiere of the international sensation, Mamma Mia! which will be presented from June 20 - July 21, 2018. (more...)

Brief 6/8: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Complete Tour Cast and List of Dates, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 8, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: check out the full cast and list of stops for the Dear Evan Hansen tour, and more! (more...)

FROZEN Brings the Storm to Playhouse Square in 2020
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

Disney's FROZEN, the Tony®-nominated Best Musical, will bring its North American tour to Cleveland as part of the 2019-2020 KeyBank Broadway Series at Playhouse Square in the summer of 2020. (more...)

Broadway's Attaway, Brunell, Kritzer And Moye Headline Concert For Alzheimer's Awareness
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

Broadway stars Major Attaway, Catherine Brunell, Leslie Kritzer and James Moye will form a one-night-only cast for When Broadway Goes Dark, Van Dyk Goes Live, a concert to support Alzheimer's awareness Monday, June 4 at 7pm at Van Dyk Park Place. (more...)

ROCKWELL: LIFE ON A PALETTE A New Musical About Norman Rockwell Comes to Pittsfield
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

???????Life on a Palette, a new musical based on Norman Rockwell's covers for the Saturday Evening Post, will present excerpts at Knesset Israel in Pittsfield, MA on Monday, June 25 at its annual gala fundraiser. Rockwell features book and lyrics by Eleanor Albano and Anthony Barnao, and music by Ron Abel. (more...)

BWW Interview: Marcia Seligson Responsibly Reviving REPRISE
by Gil Kaan - Jun 12, 2018

Los Angeles theatre lovers will see the welcomed return of the singularly entertaining Reprise productions, rebooted appropriately as REPRISE 2.0. Headed, as before, by producing artistic director Marcia Seligson, REPRISE 2.0 has already announced their first season, beginning June 20, 2018 with SWEET CHARITY, VICTOR, VICTORIA and GRAND HOTEL. Marcia availed herself from her multi-tasking REPRISE 2.0 duties to chat with me. (more...)

Christine Ebersole & Megan Hilty Launch Famed Concert Series with Seth Rudetsky At Nantucket's Dreamland Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Producer Mark Cortale has announced that his internationally acclaimed concert series will bring two of Broadway's leading ladies to Nantucket, Massachusetts' Dreamland Theater this summer with Broadway @ Dreamland. Christine Ebersole, a two-time Tony Award winner for "Grey Gardens" and "42nd Street" and star of Oscar-winning films such as "Amadeus" and "Tootsie," will perform on Monday, July 23 at 7:30 PM. Megan Hilty, breakout star of NBC TV's "Smash" and Broadway's "Wicked" and a Tony nominee for the recent Broadway production of "Noises Off", will join the series on Wednesday, August 8 at 7:30 PM. Seth Rudetsky, the Sirius XM radio star who the New York Times called "The Mayor of Broadway," joins both performances as pianist and host. The format of the concert will be a seamless mix of intimate behind-the-scenes stories prompted by Rudetsky's insightful, funny and revealing questions - and the music from the stars' stellar Broadway careers (more...)

Coast To Coast Music Theatre & Voice Intensive Announces Inaugural Summer Session
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

Coast to Coast Music Theatre & Voice Intensive has announced its inaugural session to take place this summer, July 16th through July 20th, 2018 in Tualatin, Oregon at the Living Savior Lutheran Church. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 28, 2018
by - Feb 28, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jessica Lange Receives the Jason Robards Award at Roundabout Theatre Company's 2018 Gala
by Walter McBride - Feb 27, 2018

Jessica Lange was honored with the  Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre on Monday, February 26, 2018 at Roundabout Theatre Company's 2018 Gala. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jessica Lange and More Arrive on the Red Carpet at Roundabout Theatre Company's 2018 Gala
by Walter McBride - Feb 27, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) held its annual 2018 Gala honoring 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...)

Stop/Time Dance Theater Presents 15th Year Anniversary Show
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

Fifteen years ago, Playhouse co-artistic creator and co-founder Darlene Zoller had 'a dream in which all dancers [were] given their due.' And with that dream, she created stop/time dance theater, Playhouse on Park's resident dance company. Opening night for stop/time dance theater's 15th Year Anniversary Show is Friday, March 16 at 8pm, with a wine and cheese reception beginning at 7pm. Darlene Zoller's dream has come to fruition and continues to flourish. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 27, 2018
by - Feb 27, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 26, 2018
by - Feb 26, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

FROZEN Cast Recording Will Arrive This Spring!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

The company of Disney Theatrical's new Broadway musical Frozen, led by Broadway veterans Caissie Levy as Elsa and Patti Murin as Anna, is currently laying down tracks for the show's Original Broadway Cast Recording, to be released by Walt Disney Records later this spring. The album is produced by Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez, Stephen Oremus, Dave Metzger and Chris Montan. (more...)

Cy Coleman A JAZZMAN'S BROADWAY Available This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

This week – Friday, April 6th, 2018 Harbinger Records is releasing CY COLEMAN A Jazzman's Broadway (Jamaica, Flower Drum Song, South Pacific) HCD 3401. Harbinger loves composer/jazz pianist Cy Coleman. In fact, they have undertaken an entire series of CDs devoted to his vast musical talents. The first Coleman CD was a companion to the first biography on Cy, You Fascinate Me So (an overview of rare songs by Coleman with as disparate a bunch of lyricists as Carolyn Leigh, Dorothy Fields, Floyd Huddleston, A.E. Hotchner, and even comic Allan Sherman). The CD got rave reviews and opened many musical theatre aficionados to the depth of his composing skills. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of FROZEN's Original Cast Recording To Be Released Digitally May 11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

The Frozen Original Broadway Cast Recording will be on sale digitally by Walt Disney Records on Friday, May 11, 2018 at digital music services. The physical album will be available on Friday, June 8, 2018 wherever music is sold. The album is produced by Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez, Stephen Oremus, Dave Metzger and Chris Montan. (more...)

Meet the Cast of THE LONELIEST GIRL IN THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

After the lauded World Premiere of The Boy Who Danced On Air, Diversionary is proud to produce the World Premiere of another groundbreaking new musical. (more...)

Ben Crawford Will Be the New Man in the Mask in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

The longest-running show in Broadway history, and one of the most successful worldwide stage productions of all-time, PHANTOM will welcome Broadway's Ben Crawford when he takes over the iconic title role beginning tonight, April 16, 2018 at The Majestic Theatre (247 West 44th Street). (more...)

Check Out this First Look of Kristin Chenoweth in Season Two of NBC's TRIAL & ERROR: LADY KILLER Premiering July 19
by TV News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

Toplined by Tony and Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth, NBC's "Trial & Error: Lady, Killer" will return to East Peck when the second season debuts Thursday, July 19 at 9 and 9:30 p.m. (more...)

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