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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022
BroadwayHD is delivering a variety of titles this June for viewers at home to stream. Additionally, they offer an extensive list of titles and documentaries worth viewing in honor of Pride month!
by Imogen Usherwood - May 31, 2022
The Queen musical is not entirely at ease with being brought into the social media age, but is nonetheless an evening of riotous good fun that is sure to delight audience members with even the most limited knowledge of the band's work. Read our critic's review.
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022
Don Giovanni’s rapacious lust and thirst for liberty destroys his ability to forge meaningful relationships. He ultimately stays true to his character, plunging himself fearlessly into hell and damnation.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 29, 2022
THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, announce the third and final show of its 30th Anniversary Repertory Season, Sam Anderson & Taylor Gilbert starring in the world premiere of BELOVED, written by Arthur Holden and directed by Cameron Watson.  BELOVED will begin previews on Tuesday, May 10; will open on Friday, May 20 at 8pm and run through Saturday, June 25 at the Road Theatre, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 28, 2022
The Keegan Theatre is pleased to announce the cast and creative team of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, adapted by Lee Hall from the acclaimed screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard. The celebrated play is making its Regional Premiere as one of the final offerings of Keegan’s 25th Anniversary Season, running in repertory with THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF DR. WONDERFUL (AND HER DOG!), by Lauren Gunderson with music by Bree Lowdermilk, a Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA production for families.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 28, 2022
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts (BT McNicholl, Producing Artistic Director) announces that single tickets will go on sale today, Friday, May 27, 2022 at 11am PT for La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment’s previously announced 2022-2023 “Season of Shows” which include Sally Struthers starring as “Frau Blücher” in Mel Brooks’ YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, A FEW GOOD MEN, GREASE, THE KING AND I, and JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT.  Additionally, tickets are now on sale for all La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts newly-added “Special Events”-- including the triumphant hometown debut of country superstar GARY ALLAN,  the musically intoxicating DJANGO FESTIVAL ALLSTARS, plus the previously announced  THE POINTER SISTERS, “Dancing with the Stars” pros and finalists from “American Idol”  in DANCE TO THE MOVIES (featuring a special guest appearance by Academy Award nominee Lesley Ann Warren), the legendary FOUR TOPS, and the extraordinary AMY GRANT!
by A.A. Cristi - May 27, 2022
Magnet Theatre presents the graduation production of the sixth cohort of the Fulltime Training & Job Creation Programme.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022
Good To Be Seen Films completed production of the mystical short film PURGY'S, which tells the story of a magical bar, where spirits from the other side can take human form and interact with those in their past who need reconnection and closure.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022
Broadway’s stunning musical ANASTASIA will take the Mary W. Sommervold Hall stage June 17 and 18, 2022.
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2022
Come along for a rip-roaring romp through Sherwood Forest with all the thrills, laughter and romance you could ever ask for! Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood tells the enduring story of a hero of the people who takes on the ruthless powers that be. So get ready to duck a quarterstaff or two – you won't want to miss a moment of the swashbuckling fun! Good for the whole family!
by A.A. Cristi - May 23, 2022
SolowFest has returned for a 12th year! June 17th-27th, 2022 will give the city 10 days of experimental and boundary-pushing performance.
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022
Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC) presents the fifth and final show of its 2021-2022 Season, one of the most iconic and celebrated thrillers ever written, SLEUTH, by Anthony Shaffer and directed by Jenny Sullivan. SLEUTH begins previews on Thursday, June 9 at 7:30pm, opens on Saturday, June 11 at 8:00pm and runs through Sunday, June 26, 2022 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara. 
by Michael Major - May 20, 2022
Art-rock trio Palaye Royale release their new song “Broken” today via Sumerian Records. Produced by Grammy-nominated Chris Greatti (who recently worked with Machine Gun Kelly and Yungblud), the song delves into the complexities of a doomed and toxic romance, oscillating between an explosive chorus and achingly vulnerable verses.
by Erica Handel - May 19, 2022
Laura Bell Bundy headlines Holmdel Theatre Company's next installment of its 'Broadway at the Barn' series on Saturday, July 16. The Broadway favorite will perform a solo concert called 'Born to Entertain,' which takes audiences through a journey of her life and career.
by TV Scoop - May 19, 2022
Get all the scoop on THE CHASE, airing on ABC on Tuesday, May 24, 2022! As the featured Chaser, Rutter takes on an English professor,  medical science liaison and a criminal defense attorney while Sara Haines (ABC’s “The View”) hosts. Plus, watch a clip from a recent episode now!
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2022
Theatre Horizon, an award-winning professional theater company located in Norristown, PA, is preparing for a comedy about the ruthless pursuit of glory…and friendship.  ATHENA, written by Gracie Gardner and directed by long-time Theatre Horizon favorite Kathryn MacMillan, plays from May 19 through June 5, 2022.  Media are invited to the 7:30PM performance on May 25, 2022.
by Michael Major - Jun 9, 2022
A new tralier for Paws of Fury: the Legend of Hank has been released. The new film was directed by Rob Minkoff, Mark Koetsier, and Chris Bailey. The cast features Michael Cera, Ricky Gervais, Mel Brooks, George Takei, Aasif Mandvi, Gabriel Iglesias, Djimon Hounsou, Michelle Yeoh, Kylie Kuioka, Cathy Shim and Samuel L. Jackson.
by Gary Naylor - Jun 9, 2022
Harry Hill and Steve Brown pack plenty of laughs into the life of an ex-PM who only ever wanted to be Mick Jagger - until he spied the seductive allure of power
by Michael Major - Jun 8, 2022
Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino and Michael Mann will reunite at this year’s Tribeca Festival for the new 4K Ultra HD version of Mann’s 1995 classic, Heat. The film’s stars, along with writer-director Michael Mann and producer Art Linson, will attend the screening on June 17 which will be followed by a conversation moderated by Bilge Ebiri.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022
The 2022/23 Mirvish Theatre Season features 14 shows – 6 Main Season shows; 3 Off-Mirvish Season shows, and 5 Bonus shows. See the complete schedule and find out how to get tickets.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022
Outback Presents is pleased to announce that comedian Taylor Tomlinson's brand-new national headlining tour will begin across the United States in October 2022. Today, Tomlinson revealed The Have It All Tour will bring her hit stand-up comedy routine to the masses with a stop at The VETS in Providence Saturday, October 8, 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 6, 2022
Multi-platinum country artist Gary Allan is set to perform at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, September 15.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2022
The Winter Park Playhouse, Central Florida's professional musical theatre, marks its 20th Anniversary with a brand-new line up of crowd-pleasing productions. Each of the six professional musicals in this new 2022-2023 series will feature audience favorites from the theatre's past, complemented with new casts, choreography and sets. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2022
Miller Auditorium has announced its 2022-23 Zhang Financial Broadway in West Michigan Series. Kicking off the series is the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA! Miller plays host to the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Hairspray; the winner of nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, THE BOOK OF MORMON; and audience-favorite, CATS. The 2022-23 Broadway season culminates with the exhilarating, fearless new musical based on Alanis Morissette's hit album, JAGGED LITTLE PILL. 
by Gary Naylor - Jun 3, 2022
This new play brings the issue of mediating relationships in a changing, hybrid world to the fore without losing drama's essential components of character, plot and pace.
by Michael Major - Jun 3, 2022
An advance listen of the track “Mission Perpetual” from the forthcoming Disney and Pixar film, Lightyear, is available now. Composed and produced by Michael Giacchino, the score for “Lightyear” was recorded over 15 days with an 89-piece orchestra and a 39-member choir. The soundtrack features 31 tracks and will be available in Dolby Atmos Music
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 29, 2022
Fat Rascal Theatre and Wildpark Entertainment in association with Underbelly today release exclusive images for the critically acclaimed hit parody musical Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch which runs at Underbelly Festival Earls Court until 16 July.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022
Summer Stock Austin has announced casting for Lin Manuel Miranda’s Tony Award winning Broadway musical, In the Heights and the Regional Premiere of Alice’s Wonderland by Hamilton alumni J. Quinton Johnson and Julia Riew as part of the 2022 Summer season.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2022
West Australian Opera presents Puccini’s Tosca in a striking production new to Perth from 14 – 23 July at His Majesty’s Theatre. An operatic thriller fuelled by revolution and romance, Tosca poses the question: what would you sacrifice for love?
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jun 27, 2022
What did the critics think? Mad House, the hotly-awaited world premiere of Theresa Rebeck's play has now opened at the Ambassadors Theatre, starring David Harbour and Bill Pullman.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2022
The New Coordinates, formerly The New Colony, will welcome back live audiences this summer with a workshop production of Debbie Baños’s bittersweet memoir American Side Efectos, a raucous and ruthless dive into the American Dream directed by Esteban Arévalo Ibáñez.
by Grace Cutler - Jun 22, 2022
MEAN GIRLS tickets are now on sale for August 24-28th at The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in Appleton, WI
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2022
A private industry reading of Ask, I Will Tell, a new musical by Ben Diskant, will be presented in New York City on Thursday, June 23 at 3pm. 
by Michael Major - Jun 21, 2022
This Fall, Palaye Royale will bring their adrenaline- fueled, rock n’ roll circus on an expansive North American headline tour with direct support from Mod Sun. The 25-date run kicks off September 13th in Phoenix, AZ, and sees the band headlining their biggest U.S. venues yet, including Webster Hall in New York and The Palladium in Los Angeles.
by Emily Short - Jun 21, 2022
Mesquite Arts Theatre’s LIKE KISSING MOONLIGHT is a tale full of sorrowful twists and heartfelt turns. There are only a few more moons until it’s gone. Mesquite Arts Center Black Box Theatre June 10-26. Don’t miss it!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2022
Marylebone Theatre, an exciting new London cross-arts venue, is launching with a rediscovery of an unfinished visionary work by Friedrich Schiller, which offers a revelatory perspective on the current crisis on Europe’s eastern borders. 
by Natalia Jarczynska - Jun 2, 2022
This opera buffa composed in 1786 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is the piece produced by the Wrocław Opera as part of the Opera Of The Young program after Don Giovanni and Cossi Fan Tutte. Director André Heller-Lopes put on a very classic show with superb set design by Renato Theobaldo. It is red and gold, intense, full of depth and density of the castle rooms. In the final act, the castle turns into ruby wood. Still magnificent. Kerosene lamps arranged around the revolving stage added 100 points to the charm of the scenography.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2022
Mmmkay Productions has announced a Hollywood Fringe Festival production of Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You, written by Christopher Durang and directed by Jeramiah Peay. The cast will feature (in alphabetical order) Shayna Gabrielle, Lea Madda, Michael Mullen, Will Potter, Chris Ramirez, and Liam Risinger.
by TV Scoop - Jun 2, 2022
Get all the scoop on THE CHASE, airing on ABC on Tuesday, June 7, 2022! World’s top female quizzer, VICTORIA “The Queen” Groce, makes her return as the featured Chaser to face off in a trivia battle against a professor, chemical engineer and debate coach, while Sara Haines (ABC’s “The View”) hosts. Plus, watch a preview of the upcoming season!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2022
Dorset Theatre Festival will open the 45th Season of professional summer theatre at the Dorset Playhouse with a regional revival of the classic thriller, Wait Until Dark, directed by Jackson Gay.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2022
Broadway Grand Rapids announces $30 Student/Educator Rush tickets for all performances of MEAN GIRLS.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2022
Proctors in Schenectady will welcome the First National Tour of Mean Girls—the record-breaking new musical comedy produced by Lorne Michaels, Stuart Thompson, Sonia Friedman, and Paramount Pictures based on the hit film—will be coming to Proctors from Tuesday, June 28 to Sunday, July 3.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022
The American Theatre Guild, the largest not-for-profit touring Broadway presenter in the nation, unveils its highly anticipated 2022–2023 BROADWAY AT THE FOX IN RIVERSIDE SERIES. The series will include the following touring productions: INLAND PACIFIC BALLET’S THE NUTCRACKER, R.E.S.P.E.C.T., FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, ANASTASIA, and ON YOUR FEET! THE MUSICAL–The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2022
Fat Rascal Theatre and Wildpark Entertainment in association with Underbelly today release exclusive rehearsal images for critically acclaimed hit parody musical Unfortunate: The Untold Story of Ursula the Sea Witch which will be opening at Underbelly Festival Earls Court on 21 June until 16 July.
by Robert Encila-Celdran - Jun 12, 2022
While vacuous debates are brewing about Critical Race Theory, and noxious mobs are chanting Don't Say Gay, Chris Pena's play reminds us that America is not only a work in progress, but a fragile ship at risk of capsizing. Cries of Replacement Theory are a clear indication of America's Potemkin meritocracy, where political optics have a way to whitewash the squalor within. Beyond the cutural lessons of immigration and the endearing tale of a father and a son, HOW TO MAKE AN AMERICAN SON unveils a nasty old game, one that is rigged incesantly against the perceived minority in favor of existing power brokers.
by Michael Dale - Jun 12, 2022
Billy Aberle and Chris Sabol's Straight Forward is an original musical inspired by an article by Mike Iamele that went viral on social media in 2014, explaining how he began developing romantic and sexual feelings for his male best friend Garrett Lech, despite them both identifying as straight.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022
Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC) presents the fifth and final show of its 2021-2022 Season, one of the most iconic and celebrated thrillers ever written, SLEUTH, by Anthony Shaffer and directed by Jenny Sullivan.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 2, 2022
Steppenwolf Theatre Company will welcome Chicago actor Jos N. Banks (He/They) to the cast of its hit play CHOIR BOY, written by Oscar-winning ensemble member Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight).
by BWW Staff - Jul 1, 2022
Los Angeles is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month.
by Gary Naylor - Jul 1, 2022
Gregory Doran brings the RSC's decade long History cycle to its conclusion with a worthy, if wordy, Richard III

Ruthless! Frequently Asked Questions

What is the order of songs in Ruthless! and what's the order?
Tina's Mother
Born to Entertain
Talent
To Play This Part
Third Grade
Where Tina Gets It From
The Pippi Song
Kisses and Hugs
I Hate Musicals
Angel Mom
A Penthouse Apartment
It Will Never Be That Way Again
Parents and Children
Ruthless
Tap Shoes
My Poodle Puddles
Sleep Now My Child
Montage
I Want the Girl
Unkie's Muncle

What productions of Ruthless! have their been?
Ruthless! has had 5 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1991, Off-Broadway which opened in 1992, Off-Broadway which opened in 1992, Off-Broadway which opened in 2015 and West End which opened in 2018.

What awards has Ruthless! been nominated for?
Best Off Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards), Outstanding Director - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for PaleyOutstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Joel Paley and Outstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Ruthless!.

What awards has Ruthless! won?
Best Off Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) Outstanding Director - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Paley Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Joel Paley Outstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Ruthless!.