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Promises, Promises - 1969 - West End

Based on the film The Apartment by Billy Wilder and I. A. L. Diamond

Promises, Promises is a musical based on the 1960 film The Apartment. The music is by Burt Bacharach, lyrics by Hal David, and book by Neil Simon. Musical numbers for the original Broadway production were choreographed by Michael Bennett.

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Prince of Wales Theatre

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(Piccadilly Circus) Coventry Street
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by Robert Diamond - Sep 9, 2021
Dana Al Fardan, one of the Middle East’s leading contemporary composers, and West End star Nadim Naaman today announce that their second major stage musical, ‘Rumi: The Musical’ will get its world premiere at the London Coliseum in  November 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2020
Following the successful launch of the Axelrod Performing Arts Academy (APAA) this summer, parents can now look forward to a break from homeschooling their children with a dynamic, in-person arts curriculum at Bell Works in Holmdel.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 8, 2020
Deadline reports that that Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner will produce a new modern-day Shakespeare drama series for NBC.
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 5, 2020
Starting next week, BroadwayWorld is bringing dancers back to centerstage with NEXT ON STAGE: DANCE EDITION - sponsored by LaDuca. In the meantime, we're celebrating musical theatre dancing with just a few of the most iconic Broadway dances from decades past.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 4, 2020
KPFK Radio's Arts in Review, Los Angeles's longest-running radio showcase on live theater and cabaret, airs Fridays (2-2:30pm) on KPFK 90.7FM. Today, September 4, host Julio Martinez welcomes director Asaad Kelada, producer Paula Holt and actress Jenny O'Hara, discussing the Rogue Machine Theatre's virtual premiere of the three-character stage play, a?oeThree Viewingsa?? by Jeffrey Hatcher.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2021
 Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak are proud to announce BrightSide Theatre's 2021-2022 Season - “Tenth Anniversary Season – BrightSide is Back!” 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 15, 2020
a?oeTHE FABULOUS CHICKIES IN CONCERT - A BENEFIT FOR THE ACTORS FUNDa?? will be live streamed on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 5 PM Pacific on the Actors Fund YouTube channel.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021
Leading lady Beth Leavel is a Tony Award-winning legend who has starred on Broadway in The Prom, The Drowsy Chaperone, Bandstand, Mamma Mia!, Young Frankenstein, 42nd Street, Crazy For You, The Civil War, Show Boat, Baby It's You, and Elf. Her film and TV credits include ER, Law & Order: Criminal Intent and The Unusuals.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 12, 2021
In our new series, 'Where Are They Now?' we're taking a look back at some of our favorite original Broadway casts, and catching up with their careers! Next up, the original cast of Hairspray!
by Roy Berko - Sep 12, 2021
A native New Yorker, Neil Simon is recognized as Broadway's King of Comedy. Following his very successful 1961 production of COME BLOW YOUR HORN, Simon's name on a script basically meant instant box office sell-outs during the era from 1960-1980, the Great White Way's era of comic plays.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2020
Be prepared for a 'Spine-Tingling' night of Halloween inspired Dances, Musical Theater performances, and 'Spook-en Word' at Bell Works' 'This In Halloween!' Presentation, this Friday, October 30th at 5 and 7 pm (with a rain-date for Saturday, October 31st).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2020
This November on Friday the 13th, the debauched and whimsical new web series One Degree of Miss D. is scheduled to make its online debut, chronicling the various hookups of romantic anti-Christ, Miss D.
by Stage Tube - Nov 29, 2020
A group of West End musicians got together, virtually, to create a medley of overtures from various musicals! The piece, titled 'Overture of Overtures' was orchestrated and arranged by Alan Williams.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 27, 2020
Ryan Metcalfe and Simon Gordon on behalf of Metcalfe Gordon Productions are delighted to announce a new filmed theatre production of William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet starring Sam Tutty and Emily Redpath in the title roles, with direction by Nick Evans.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 26, 2020
Thanksgiving is here and it's turkey lurkey time! Or is it?
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 24, 2020
Need a new Broadway diversion to get you through the day? Check back today at 5pm to watch as BroadwayWorld's Spencer Glass broadcasts a very special episode of It's The Day of the Show Y'all LIVE! Which little-known musical theatre treasure will he uncover? Today is all about Promises, Promises!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 24, 2020
Today (November 24) in live streaming: Michael Ball and Alfie Boe visit Backstage Live, get cooking on Stars in the House, and so much more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2021
Tony Award winner Betty Buckley stars as a controversial celebrity psychic with blood on her hands in the latest Grand Guignolesque monologue play written & directed by Aaron Mark (The Horror of Dolores Roach), available exclusively on Audible beginning today, May 20th, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2021
As part of their free virtual salon series, Wingspace Theatrical Design will present a conversation with United Scenic Artists Local #829 National Business Agent Carl Mulert and Business Rep for Live Performance Cathy Kwon moderated by Broadway associate designer Meredith Ries.
by Student Blogger: Madison Moore - Mar 22, 2021
The criteria are that these shows have been nominated for Best Musical from the 3rd Tony Awards (the ceremony that started the Best Musical category) in 1949 to the nominations of what will now be the 74th Tony Awards in 2021. I will be determining their signs based upon their Broadway premiere date. With those rules in mind, here we go!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 20, 2021
A new year means a whole new round of birthdays. And while Broadway won't be back right away, that doesn't mean you can't enhance your big day with some musical theatre panache!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 17, 2021
Today (March 17) in live streaming: a Head Over Heals reunion on Stars in the House, Irish Rep goes to The Aran Islands, and more!
by Stage Tube - Mar 16, 2021
As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this year, Broadway choreographer Bob Avian, known best for his work with Michael Bennett, passed away at the age of 83, but not before one final interview. Watch below as the beloved song and dance man chats with Island City Stage about his book, 'Dancin' Man', just a week before his death.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 26, 2021
On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of teleivison and stage star, Sean Hayes!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2021
Murtagh and Young's friendship and comradery strengthened throughout the pandemic as they cheered each other to stay musical, stay creative, and to stay hopeful.  
by Team BWW - Jul 16, 2021
Today is the the day! Live the musical fantasy of your dreams with Apple TV+'s new series, Schmigadoon!- a parody of iconic Golden Age musicals. Wondering how you know the cast? Study up on their roles on stage and screen.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021
The West Bank Cafe is thrilled to welcome back Sean Patrick Murtagh and Micah Young for a much-anticipated encore evening music and laughter. The uptown duo are thrilled to be welcomed back and performing in the vibrant heart of Midtown at the legendary venue.  
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 22, 2021
Katie Finneran received Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards for her performance in the recent Broadway revival of Promises, Promises, as well as Tony®, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for her performance in the Broadway revival of Noises Off.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 22, 2021
Today's top stories: go inside the making of the Broadway inauguration performance, Hillary Clinton shares a message of support for the Costume Industry Coalition, and more!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 22, 2021
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that beloved Broadway choreographer Bob Avian passed away yesterday from cardiac arrest at Holy Cross Hospital in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He was 83 years old.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 21, 2021
Ryan Metcalfe and Simon Gordon on behalf of Metcalfe Gordon Productions are delighted to announce a new filmed theatre production of William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet starring Sam Tutty and Emily Redpath in the title roles, with direction by Nick Evans.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2021
This week's Theater Stories features the Broadway Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the stage of the theatre, including Gypsy, The Color Purple, Evita and more; the show that broke the theatre's box office record, and much more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2021
This week's Theater Stories features the Shubert Theatre! Learn about one of the longest running Broadway shows of all time, A Chorus Line, the incredibly successful production of To Kill a Mockingbird, the star-studded revival of Hello, Dolly! and more.
by Team BWW - Feb 19, 2021
Santino Fontana is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances (and his Tony acceptance speech) before his show on Sunday!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2021
The fan-inspiring, steamy stream of ABC Daytime: Back on Broadway, a nostalgic evening of song and conversation with the stars of All My Children, One Life to Live and General Hospital, raised $130,565 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, the philanthropic heart of Broadway.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 15, 2021
Today's top stories: Laura Osnes' concert, as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3pm, Webber plays a Valentine's Day medley, and more!
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2021
The Playbillies have released a cover of the 'Elephant Love Medley' from Moulin Rouge in collaboration with many of their friends from the Broadway community. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 24, 2020
Whether you love them or not, holiday films are designed to make you feel good inside - so it makes total sense that, over the years, Broadway stars (our favorite purveyors of joy) have found themselves appearing in them!
by Eleni Cashell - Dec 23, 2020
The fourth Theatre Channel episode features West End stars including Matt Croke, Zizi Strallen and Cassidy Janson singing festive musical numbers.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 21, 2020
K.T. Oslin, one of the most iconic and defining voices in Country Music, passed away today, Dec. 21, 2020. She was 78.
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 4, 2021
The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that they will present the 2020 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre to four outstanding contributors to the Broadway industry - Fred Gallo, President of PRG Scenic Technologies; Broadway press agent Irene Gandy; stage manager Beverly Jenkins and New Federal Theatre, Woodie King, Jr. Founder.
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 31, 2020
Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with Guest Host Andréa Burns and Two-Time Tony Award Winner, Katie Finneran.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2020
The Talkback with Ruby Locknar premieres September 1 at 5pm ET on Cast Party Network on YouTube.
by Richard Jay-Alexander - Aug 27, 2021
This Sunday finds the diminutive talent wearing yet another new hat, as Director for Sunday night’s airing of WICKED In Concert, celebrating the score of the iconic, long-running musical,
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 25, 2021
Good Theater will return to the St. Lawrence stage with a season of new works, recent Broadway hits, and the long-awaited Maine premiere of the critically acclaimed off-Broadway musical DESPERATE MEASURES, a production which has been on-hold since 2020, when its run was postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2021
The Stage Managers’ Association has announced its annual Del Hughes Awards for Lifetime Achievement in the Art of Stage Management.  The 2021 honourees are distinguished theatrical stage managers Ruth E. Kramer and Lynda A. Lavin, television stage manager Arthur Lewis, and in-memoriam legendary Broadway stage manager Charles Allen Blackwell.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 16, 2021
“The Fabulous Chickies In Concert-a Benefit For The Actors Fund”  will be live streamed on Friday, April 30, 2021 at 5 PM PST/8 PM EST.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2021
Southwark Playhouse has announced the world premiere of Philip Ridley's one-woman show Tarantula which will be streamed live from The Little on 30 April and 1 May 2021.