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Promises, Promises - 1997 - Off-Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

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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New York City Center

(New York, NY)
131 West 55th St. (between 6th and 7th Avenues)
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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 29, 2021
On Saturday, October 2nd, the Sharon Playhouse will present a star-studded and glittering salute to EGOT recipient and Broadway’s Uber Maestro, the great Jonathan Tunick. The evening is conceived and directed by Alan M-L Wager and supported by a 27-piece orchestra with appearances by Broadway Guest Stars and Broadway Special Guests.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2021
Brand-new musical comedy Bluff, written exclusively for radio by Matt Cavendish and Ed Zanders is available to download on Monday 18 October, following a full studio recording with West End cast and musicians at Masterchord Studios London. The full radio-play, complete with foley sound effects, is designed to take the listener on a vivid journey through a larger-than-life world, accompanied by a live studio orchestra.
by Bobby Patrick - Sep 24, 2021
HJ created tremendous buzz around her million-dollar idea - taking the “children’s” book A IS FOR AUDRA: BROADWAY'S LEADING LADIES FROM A TO Z by John Robert Allman - and using it as the wraparound to showcase her musical theatre fandom and considerable talents.
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 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2021
Learn about the world premiere concept recording of SOME LOVERS written by six-time Grammy and three-time Academy Award Winner Burt Bacharach and Grammy, two-time Tony, & Olivier Award Winner Steven Sater.
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 4, 2021
Pal Joey, the Rodgers and Hart-John O’Hara classic musical, has been revised in a brand-new production that will be heading to Broadway in the 2022-2023 season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2021
This month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 3, 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 Wicked! Find out what everyone's been up to since they starred in the hit show.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2021
FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present Ilene Graff in THE ILENE GRAFF HOLIDAY SHOW on Friday, December 17th at 9:45 PM. Ilene and her very special guests will perform a host of holiday favorites inspired by the iconic Holiday specials of the ’60’s and ’70’s that were always a highlight of the season.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 26, 2021
Earlier this month, Broadway Records released the world premiere concept recording of SOME LOVERS - a concept recording written by six-time Grammy and three-time Academy Award Winner Burt Bacharach (Promises, Promises; Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid) and Grammy, two-time Tony, and Olivier Award Winner Steven Sater (Spring Awakening, Alice By Heart). 
by Michael Major - Oct 25, 2021
Brooks Ashmanskas, Tisha Campbell, and Emerson Brooks have been announced to join Neil Patrick Harris has series regulars in the upcoming Netflix comedy series, Uncoupled. Marcia Gay Harden and Tuc Watkins have also been announced as reoccurring characters.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2021
Mrs. Doubtfire returns to previews on Broadway, at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, starring Rob McClure in the title role. Learn more about the cast here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 18, 2021
This week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Team BWW - Oct 16, 2021
Who are some of Broadway's greatest set designers? Which scenic designers have won the most Tony Awards? Read more about some of the greatest behind the scenes employees of Broadway and study up on ten iconic set designers from Broadway history.
by Michael Major - Oct 11, 2021
The film follows follows commercial pilot Brodie Torrance (Butler) who successfully lands his storm-damaged aircraft in hostile territory. He and the passengers are threatened to be taken hostage by militant pirates. Brodie must rise to the occasion and keep his passengers safe long enough for authorities to arrive.
by Michael Major - Nov 23, 2021
During an appearnace on The Tonight Show, Kristin Chenoweth commented on the recent news that Ariana Grande would be playing Glinda in the new film adaption of Wicked. When asked about the possibility of making a cameo in the film, Chenoweth shared her idea of how she and original Elphaba Idina Menzel should make an appearance in the film.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2021
Aria Entertainment today announces initial casting for the musical adaptation of Kahlil Gibran's Broken Wings by Nadim Naaman – who will also play Kahlil Gibran - and Dana Al Fardan. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2021
Show business tour de force and eight-time Tony Award-winning producer Jamie deRoy will bring her acclaimed Jamie deRoy & friends cabaret show to New York’s famed Birdland, Monday, December 6th, at 7:00 p.m.  
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2021
Company has officially returned to Broadway as of November 15. Meet the cast and learn more about who is bringing this production to the stage!
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 A.A. Cristi - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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
Wondering how you know the cast? Study up on their roles on stage and screen and live the musical fantasy of your dreams with Apple TV+'s new series, Schmigadoon!- a parody of iconic Golden Age musicals.
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 A.A. Cristi - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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 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 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.