Paradise! 1985

Opened: September 28, 1985
Closing: October 14, 1985

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A family is shipwrecked on a desert island.

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The 39th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards to Take Place in May
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 22, 2024

The 39th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards will be handed out in the annual ceremony set to take place Sunday, May 5, 2024, at 7:00PM at NYU Skirball. Learn more about who is being honored!

Lightning Bug Announces New Album 'No Paradise' & Shares First Single
by Michael Major - Feb 20, 2024

This new record marks a seismic shift for the band, which comprises Audrey Kang, Logan Miley, Kevin Copeland, and Dane Hagen. Their last record A Color of the Sky was released on Fat Possum, and unfurled expansive, ethereal soundscapes that soothed the soul with its soft-spoken beauty.

Full Broadway Cast Set for THE GREAT GATSBY Starring Jeremy Jordan, Eva Noblezada & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2024

The full cast has been set for the Broadway premiere of The Great Gatsby, opening this spring at The Broadway Theatre. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

Review: FURLOUGH'S PARADISE at Alliance Theatre
by Jennifer Skura Boutell - Feb 19, 2024

The Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition 20th competition winner FURLOUGH’S PARADISE written by a.k. payne and directed by Tinashe Kajese-Bolden has its world premiere on the Hertz Stage at Alliance Theatre Jan 31 – Mar 3, 2024.

2024 NASSAU PARADISE ISLAND WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL Comes to Atlantis Paradise Island
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 22, 2024

Atlantis Paradise Island, the most iconic destination resort in the world and the culinary capital of the Caribbean, announces new culinary talent and events for the Nassau Paradise Island Wine & Food Festival (NPIWFF), from Wednesday, March 13 – Sunday, March 17, 2024.

WAM Theatre Unveils 15th Anniversary Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 13, 2024

​WAM Theatre has unveiled its 2024 season centering new paths and brave futures, through four innovative theatrical stories and a special 15th Anniversary Benefit.

Interview: Raymond O. Chandler of SKELETON CREW at Studio 2 in the Riffe Center
by Paul Batterson - Feb 12, 2024

“The first time I read SKELETON CREW, I was enamored with it. It’s one of the first times that I got to see a play specifically about the Black working class. I think (SKELETON CREW) examines what happens to the people when industries collapse. I'm really excited to tell this story.”

Jamie Muscato to Join Eric McCormack, Rachel Tucker, and More In WILD ABOUT YOU Concert
by Blair Ingenthron - Feb 11, 2024

Jamie Muscato will be joining Eric McCormack, Rachel Tucker, Oliver Tompsett, and Tori Allen-Martin in the new musical in concert Wild About You, which is making its World Premiere at Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

Video: Get A First Look At Alliance Theatre's FURLOUGH'S PARADISE
by Joshua Wright - Feb 8, 2024

Get a first look at Alliance Theatre's FURLOUGH’S PARADISE, which follows Cousins Sade and Mina, raised like sisters but now leading very different lives, as they return to their childhood town for a funeral.

Cast Set For PLAYING SHAKESPEARE WITH DEUTSCHE BANK: ROMEO AND JULIET
by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2024

Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the cast of this year’s Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank production, Romeo and Juliet.

Phoebe Go Releases New Single '7 Up'
by Michael Major - Jan 31, 2024

Produced by ARIA nominated Simon Lam (Charli XCX, Cub Sport, Allday, Juice Webster, Gretta Ray), “7 Up” follows on from Phoebe's painful yet playful recent single “Something You Were Trying” released in late 2022, with both adding to the anticipation of what's to come from Phoebe's next project, due later this year. 

Purple Disco Machine Unveils New Track 'Beat of Your Heart' With ÁSDÍS
by Michael Major - Jan 26, 2024

Grammy award-winning DJ and producer Purple Disco Machine teams up with Icelandic artist ÁSDÍS for their latest single 'Beat of Your Heart'. The high-energy track combines disco-infused sounds with magnetic vocals, catchy melodies, and danceable grooves. Check out the official music video and listen to the track here.

Review: You will 'loose your blues' at FOOTLOOSE at CMPAC
by Nicholas Pontolillo - Jan 24, 2024

What did our critic think of FOOTLOOSE at CMPAC? In 1984, Footloose starring Kevin Bacon, danced its way on to the big screen. While it was not well received by the film critics, it did manage to resonate with audiences.

Chicano Batman Announce New Album 'Notebook Fantasy' With New Single 'Fly'
by Michael Major - Jan 23, 2024

Throughout the album, produced by GRAMMY Award winner John Congleton (Erykah Badu, Death Cab For Cutie, St. Vincent), the musicians lace gritty soul with arena-size ambition projected out loud through artful electric guitar, unshakable grooves, and entrancing earworm melodies. Watch the music video!

WAM Theatre Appoints Genée Coreno as New Artistic Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 23, 2024

WAM Theatre announces the appointment of a new Artistic Director. Get the details on this exciting leadership change.

Cast and Creative Team Set for ESCAPED ALONE World Premiere at Yale Repertory Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 23, 2024

Yale Repertory Theatre will continue its 2023–24 Season with Escaped Alone by Caryl Churchill, directed by Liz Diamond.

RICHARD III, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, and More Set For Shakespeare's Globe Summer 2024 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jan 23, 2024

Shakespeare’s Globe has announced its Summer Season, running from April – October 2024. Learn more about the full season here!

Jefferson Performing Arts Center to Present Musical Tribute Shows & Dance Theatre from Italy in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 22, 2024

Experience the magic of live performances at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center in February. Don't miss the Italian-based acrobatic dance troupe, No Gravity Theatre, on their first United States tour.

X Ambassadors Confirm Extensive North American Headline Tour
by Michael Major - Jan 22, 2024

X Ambassadors—brothers Sam Nelson Harris and Casey Harris along with Adam Levin—will embark on an extensive headline tour this spring including newly confirmed shows at Seattle's The Showbox, Denver's Ogden Theatre, Minneapolis' Varsity Theater, Chicago's House of Blues, Philadelphia's Brooklyn Bowl, New York's Irving Plaza, and more.

Review: ON THE TOWN at Arizona Broadway Theatre
by Herbert Paine - Jan 21, 2024

BroadwayWorld Guest Contributor, David Appleford, reviews Arizona Broadway Theatre's production of ON THE TOWN and applauds it as an “undeniable triumph.” Runs through February 24th.

Sleater-Kinney Release New Album 'LITTLE ROPE'
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 21, 2024

Sleater-Kinney releases new album 'Little Rope', with a North American tour kicking off next month.

MANY EYES Share Third Single 'Future Proof'
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 21, 2024

MANY EYES shares their third single 'Future Proof'. Find out more about the band's latest release here!

SHUCKED, BACK TO THE FUTURE: THE MUSICAL & More Set for Broadway Dallas 2024/2025 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2024

Broadway Dallas and Broadway Across America have revealed the full lineup of Broadway shows coming to Dallas in the 2024/2025 Broadway Series presented by Broadway Dallas. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Chilina Kennedy, Matthew Mucha, And More to Join BETWEEN BROADWAY VARIETY HOUR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2024

Join Chilina Kennedy, Matthew Mucha, and more in the hilarious and entertaining Between Broadway Variety Hour.

Full Cast Set for PLAYER KINGS Starring Ian McKellen, Toheeb Jimoh & Richard Coyle
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2024

IAN MCKELLEN, TOHEEB JIMOH & RICHARD COYLE star in Robert Icke's production of PLAYER KINGS, adapted from Shakespeare's Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2.

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Paradise! has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1985.

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