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Based on novel Dona Flor & Her Two Husbands by Jorge Amado


Based on the film of the same title


The Town Hall Hosts 8th Annual Broadway Cabaret Festival, 10/13-26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2012

The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street), New York's landmark theatre and concert venue, is pleased to announce the Eighth Annual Broadway Cabaret Festival, which takes place over three consecutive weeks in October. The Broadway Cabaret Festival begins on Saturday, October 13th at 8pm with Linda Eder: A New Life, and continues on Sunday, October 21st at 3pm with Broadway Originals!. The Festival concludes on Friday, October 26th at 8pm with The Best of Broadway by the Year. The Broadway Cabaret Festival is created, written and hosted by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall. (more...)

The Town Hall Hosts 8th Annual Broadway Cabaret Festival, 10/13-26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2012

The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street), New York's landmark theatre and concert venue, is pleased to announce the Eighth Annual Broadway Cabaret Festival, which takes place over three consecutive weeks in October. The Broadway Cabaret Festival begins on Saturday, October 13th at 8pm with Linda Eder: A New Life, and continues on Sunday, October 21st at 3pm with Broadway Originals!. The Festival concludes Today, October 26th at 8pm with The Best of Broadway by the Year. The Broadway Cabaret Festival is created, written and hosted by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh Headlines GYPSY at Bristol Riverside Theatre, 12/6-1/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2011

Powerhouse Broadway veteran Tovah Feldshuh stars in Gypsy at Bristol Riverside Theatre as part of its 25th Anniversary Season on December 6-January 15. With music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Arthur Laurents, the production is directed by Keith Baker and also features Robert Newman, Amanda Rose, Brittney Lee Hamilton, Joe Grandy, Bethe B. Austin, Kathryn Kendall, and Demetria Joyce Bailey. (more...)

Review - Broadway Originals & Grace
by Ben Peltz - Oct 24, 2012

“We should not do a show more often,” quipped Ryan Silverman as he an Jill Paice took in the appreciative applause of the Town Hall audience before even singing a note of the Broadway musical they were expected to star in this season, Rebecca.  Host Scott Siegel had just recapped the story of the show's numerous delays, fake investors, missing funds and the fact that an estimated 150 theatre professions had either turned down work or stopped seeking immediate employment because of their expectation to be working on Broadway by Christmas. (more...)

Review - Morning Observation
by Ben Peltz - Oct 22, 2012

The only trouble with these 90-minute musicals that start at 7pm is that I really can't get all that enthused over the big 8:15 number. (more...)

Dr. Charlotte K. Frank and Marvin Leffler Receive Town Hall's 'Friend of the Arts' Award at Gala, 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2012

The Town Hall, New York City's landmark theatre and concert venue (123 West 43rd Street) honors two influential individuals: Dr. Charlotte K Frank, Senior Vice President of McGraw Hill and Chair of the Town Hall Arts and Education Committee, and Marvin Leffler, in recognition of 34 years as President of The Town Hall. They will receive The Town Hall's 'Friend of the Arts' Award tonight, October 21st, 2012. (more...)

Dr. Charlotte K. Frank and Marvin Leffler Receive Town Hall's 'Friend of the Arts' Award at Gala, 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2012

The Town Hall, New York City's landmark theatre and concert venue (123 West 43rd Street) honors two influential individuals: Dr. Charlotte K Frank, Senior Vice President of McGraw Hill and Chair of the Town Hall Arts and Education Committee, and Marvin Leffler, in recognition of 34 years as President of The Town Hall. They will receive The Town Hall's 'Friend of the Arts' Award on Sunday, October 21st, 2012. (more...)

The Town Hall Hosts 8th Annual Broadway Cabaret Festival, Now thru 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2012

The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street), New York's landmark theatre and concert venue, has announced the Eighth Annual Broadway Cabaret Festival, which takes place over three consecutive weeks in October. The Broadway Cabaret Festival begins tonight, October 13th at 8pm with Linda Eder: A New Life, and continues on Sunday, October 21st at 3pm with Broadway Originals!. The Festival concludes on Friday, October 26th at 8pm with The Best of Broadway by the Year. The Broadway Cabaret Festival is created, written and hosted by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall. (more...)

MaryJoanna Grisso, Austin Colby, Natascia Diaz and More to Star in Signature Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Signature Theatre has announced the cast of WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret). The musical, a collaboration of music, dance and theater giants Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Robbins and Arthur Laurents, is considered by some to be one of the greatest musicals of all time. WEST SIDE STORY will run from December 8 - January 24 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. (more...)

NBC Sports Announces Coverage of the 146th BELMONT STAKES
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2014

NBC Sports Group presents 16 hours of programming surrounding the 146th Belmont Stakes - more than double the number of hours initially scheduled - beginning next Wednesday, June 4. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh Talks THE WALKING DEAD Worldwide Success & Season Six
by Pat Cerasaro - May 27, 2015

A Broadway star makes a big impression on TV! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 5/23/14 - BRIDGES at B&N, THE NORMAL HEART and More!
by Jessica Showers - May 23, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale celebrate the 'BRIDGES' cast recording at Barnes & Noble today, and THE NORMAL HEART airs on HBO this Sunday! (more...)

Klea Blackhurst, Anita Gillette and Richard Kind to Lead MERMAN'S APPRENTICE in Concert at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland Concert Series is proud to announce that Stephen Cole and David Evans musical fable, Merman's Apprentice, will appear at the historic Birdland stage One Night Only, Monday, June 15 at 7pm. Directed by Igor Goldin (Yank) the cast features (in alphabetical order) P.J. Benjamin, Klea Blackhurst, Anita Gillette, Richard Kind, and Elizabeth Teeter supported by a six-piece band with orchestrations by Lynn Shankel. (more...)

Elena Shaddow, Jason Gotay, PJ Benjamin, Kevin Cahoon & More Join The Muny's 98th Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Following its initial casting announcement in April, The Muny announced today additional principal cast members for its spectacular 98th season. The 2016 Muny season opens with The Wizard of Oz followed by 42nd Street and The Music Man. The season includes the premieres of the popular Mel Brooks comedy, Young Frankenstein and world-wide megahit, Mamma Mia!, and closes with Fiddler on the Roof and Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh Returning to Feinstein's at the Nikko with 'AGING IS OPTIONAL,' 4/29-30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

Acclaimed Broadway, film and television star, Tovah Feldshuh - nominated six times for the Tony and Emmy Awards-returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko on Friday, April 29 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, April 30 (7 p.m.) with her one-woman show, Tovah: Aging is Optional. (more...)

PIPPIN's Tovah Feldshuh Reacts to MOTHERS AND SONS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

PIPPIN's Tovah Feldshuh attended Mothers and Sons on Broadway last week and wrote about her experience in a column for The Huffington Post. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh to Lead Holocaust Remembrance Reading of ANDA'S LOVE at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

The Old Globe will participate in the National Jewish Theater Foundation - Holocaust Theater International Initiative - Remembrance Readings 2017 in Honor of Elie Wiesel. (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights in Honor of MAN OF LA MANCHA Composer Mitch Leigh Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of composer, director, and producer Mitch Leigh, who passed away on Sunday at age 86. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory tonight, March 19th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights Wednesday in Honor of MAN OF LA MANCHA Composer Mitch Leigh
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of composer, director, and producer Mitch Leigh, who passed away on Sunday at age 86. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory on Wednesday night, March 19th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

California Chrome Vies for Historic Triple Crown on NBC's Coverage of Belmont Stakes Today
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2014

Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome runs for history, aiming to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978. (more...)

NBC Airs BELMONT STAKES Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2014

Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome runs for history, aiming to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978, as NBC Sports Group presents 16 hours of programming surrounding the 146th Belmont Stakes – more than double the number of hours initially scheduled. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh to Bring AGING IS OPTIONAL to Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce that Tovah Feldshuh will perform her cabaret and comedy show Aging is Optional on Saturday, August 5 at 8 pm. (more...)

NBC Sports Kicks Off Coverage of the 146th BELMONT STAKES
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

NBC Sports Group presents 16 hours of programming surrounding the 146th Belmont Stakes - more than double the number of hours initially scheduled - beginning today, June 4. (more...)

California Chrome to Vie for Historic Triple Crown on NBC's Coverage of Belmont Stakes, 6/7
by TV News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome runs for history, aiming to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978. (more...)

NBC to Air BELMONT STAKES, 6/7
by TV News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome runs for history, aiming to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978, as NBC Sports Group presents 16 hours of programming surrounding the 146th Belmont Stakes – more than double the number of hours initially scheduled. (more...)

Klea Blackhurst Stars in MERMAN'S APPRENTICE in Concert at Birdland Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland Concert Series is proud to announce that Stephen Cole and David Evans musical fable, Merman's Apprentice, will appear at the historic Birdland stage for a sold-out performance tonight, June 15 at 7pm. Directed by Igor Goldin (Yank) the cast features (in alphabetical order) P.J. Benjamin, Klea Blackhurst, Anita Gillette, Bill Nolte, and Elizabeth Teeter supported by a six-piece band with orchestrations by Lynn Shankel. (more...)

Patricia Richardson to Lead I FORGIVE YOU, RONALD REAGAN at The Beckett Theatre; Full Cast & Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

The producers of I Forgive You, Ronald Reagan, the new play by John S. Anastasi, in which the present is on a collision course with the past, are pleased to announce the cast and creative team for a limited Off-Broadway run this summer. Directed by Charles Abbott, performances will begin at The Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Aves.) on Monday, July 15. Opening Night is set for Tuesday, July 30 at 7:00 p.m. The show is scheduled to play through August 25th. (more...)

Patricia Richardson Leads I FORGIVE YOU, RONALD REAGAN at The Beckett Theatre, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

The producers of I Forgive You, Ronald Reagan, the new play by John S. Anastasi, in which the present is on a collision course with the past, present the limited Off-Broadway run this summer. Directed by Charles Abbott, performances began at The Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Aves.) on Monday, July 15. Opening Night is set for tonight, Tuesday, July 30 at 7:00 p.m. The show is scheduled to play through August 25th. (more...)

P.J. Benjamin Takes Over As Wizard In 'Wicked' Tomorrow, 7/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2008

Beginning performances Tuesday, July 29, P.J. Benjamin will play The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in the Broadway musical WICKED. (more...)

P.J. Benjamin Takes Over As The Wizard In 'Wicked'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2008

Beginning performances Tuesday, July 29, P.J. Benjamin will play The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in the Broadway musical WICKED. (more...)

I FORGIVE YOU, RONALD REAGAN with Patricia Richardson Begins Performances at The Beckett Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2013

The producers of I Forgive You, Ronald Reagan, the new play by John S. Anastasi, in which the present is on a collision course with the past, are pleased to announce the cast and creative team for a limited Off-Broadway run this summer. Directed by Charles Abbott, performances will begin at The Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Aves.) today, July 15. Opening Night is set for Tuesday, July 30 at 7:00 p.m. The show is scheduled to play through August 25th. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh to Romp Into Feinstein's/54 Below This August with AGING IS OPTIONAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Tovah Feldshuh in AGING IS OPTIONAL on August 1st & 3rd, 2017. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh Headlines GYPSY at Bristol Riverside Theatre, 12/6-1/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2012

Powerhouse Broadway veteran Tovah Feldshuh stars in Gypsy at Bristol Riverside Theatre as part of its 25th Anniversary Season on December 6-January 15. With music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Arthur Laurents, the production is directed by Keith Baker and also features Robert Newman, Amanda Rose, Brittney Lee Hamilton, Joe Grandy, Bethe B. Austin, Kathryn Kendall, and Demetria Joyce Bailey. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tovah Feldshuh Previews her 54 Below Engagement
by Walter McBride - Jan 24, 2013

Acclaimed actress and entertainer Tovah Feldshuh makes her 54 Below debut! In this zany musical evening, custom fashioned for 54 Below, Ms. Feldshuh revisits the 1970s when she first came to Studio 54 and to Broadway. She also inhabits a gallery of hilarious characters, ages 8 to 80, comic and dramatic-who sing! The songlist includes Broadway classics from Bernstein, Styne, and Gershwin to contemporary artists Dar Williams and Craig Carnelia. For these three special performances, Tovah will be joined by Broadway's Jesse Kissel on piano. For her work on the New York stage, which includes, among many others, Golda's Balcony, Irena's Vow, Yentl, Lend Me a Tenor, and Sarava! (which she will revisit in this show), Tovah is the recipient of four Tony nominations, and has won four Drama Desk, four Outer Critics Circle, the Obie, the Theatre World, and the Lucille Lortel Awards. BroadwayWorld brings you a preview of his concert below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tovah Feldshuh Brings ON, OFF & NOW UNDER BROADWAY! to 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Feb 8, 2013

Acclaimed actress and entertainer Tovah Feldshuh just made her 54 Below debut! In this zany musical evening, custom fashioned for 54 Below, Ms. Feldshuh revisits the 1970s when she first came to Studio 54 and to Broadway. She also inhabits a gallery of hilarious characters, ages 8 to 80, comic and dramatic-who sing! The songlist includes Broadway classics from Bernstein, Styne, and Gershwin to contemporary artists Dar Williams and Craig Carnelia. For these three special performances, Tovah will be joined by Broadway's Jesse Kissel on piano. For her work on the New York stage, which includes, among many others, Golda's Balcony, Irena's Vow, Yentl, Lend Me a Tenor, and Sarava! (which she will revisit in this show), Tovah is the recipient of four Tony nominations, and has won four Drama Desk, four Outer Critics Circle, the Obie, the Theatre World, and the Lucille Lortel Awards. (more...)

Christine Dwyer, Jenni Barber, Justin Guarini & More to Join Cast of WICKED in February
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2014

WICKED will welcome new cast members to the Broadway blockbuster beginning Tuesday, February 25. CHRISTINE DWYER will assume the role of Elphaba, after recently performing the role on National Tour, and JENNI BARBER (The Nance, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) will assume the role of Glinda. (more...)

Arena Stage Announces Partial Casting For DUKE ELLINGTON'S SOPHISTICATED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2010

Jazz and swing will thrive on U Street as Duke Ellington's music comes home to the Lincoln Theatre in Arena Stage's upcoming musical Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies. (more...)

Frances Conroy, Tovah Feldshuh, Patrick Heusinger Join Cast of NBC Pilot BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2012

According to Deadline.com, actors Frances Conroy, Tovah Feldshuh and Patrick Heusinger have been cast in an upcoming pilot for the NBC network entitled BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE. (more...)

MaryJoanna Grisso, Austin Colby, Natascia Diaz and More Star in Signature Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

Signature Theatre presents WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret). The musical, a collaboration of music, dance and theater giants Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Robbins and Arthur Laurents, is considered by some to be one of the greatest musicals of all time. WEST SIDE STORY will run from tonight, December 8 - January 24 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh Headlines GYPSY at Bristol Riverside Theatre, 12/6-1/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2011

Powerhouse Broadway veteran Tovah Feldshuh stars in Gypsy at Bristol Riverside Theatre as part of its 25th Anniversary Season on December 6-January 15. With music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Arthur Laurents, the production is directed by Keith Baker and also features Robert Newman, Amanda Rose, Brittney Lee Hamilton, Joe Grandy, Bethe B. Austin, Kathryn Kendall, and Demetria Joyce Bailey. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 12/27/2016 - Kennedy Center Honors and More!
by Jessica Khan - Dec 27, 2016

Today's big news: Max von Essen stars in YOURS UNFAITHFULLY, beginning tonight Off-Broadway, and Stephen Colbert returns as host of the 39th KENNEDY CENTER HONORS! (more...)

Times Square Church Hosts Free Live Performances at Mark Hellinger Theatre This Weekend
by Michael Dale - Dec 18, 2015

Playgoers with get a chance to enjoy the opulent interior of one of Broadway's most lavish showplaces. (more...)

Town Hall's Broadway Cabaret Festival to Feature Beth Leavel, Matt Cavenaugh, Mandy Gonzalez and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2012

The Town Hall (123 West 43rd Street) has announced the Eighth Annual Broadway Cabaret Festival, which takes place over three consecutive weeks in October. (more...)

Patricia Richardson to Lead I FORGIVE YOU, RONALD REAGAN at The Beckett Theatre; Full Cast & Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2013

The producers of I Forgive You, Ronald Reagan, the new play by John S. Anastasi, in which the present is on a collision course with the past, are pleased to announce the cast and creative team for a limited Off-Broadway run this summer. Directed by Charles Abbott, performances will begin at The Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Aves.) on Monday, July 15. Opening Night is set for Tuesday, July 30 at 7:00 p.m. The show is scheduled to play through August 25th. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh to Guest Star on USA's COVERT AFFAIRS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2012

According to her Facebook page, Broadway veteran Tovah Feldshuh will guest star on USA's 'Covert Affairs.' She writes: 'Latest news: flying to Toronto to shoot COVERT AFFAIRS. I've been asked to play the head of Israeli intelligence. I'm not Israeli, but I hope I'm intelligent-two scenes are in Hebrew!' (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tovah Feldshuh Previews AGING IS OPTIONAL at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by Walter McBride - Aug 1, 2017

Acclaimed Broadway, film and television star (The Walking Dead, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), Tovah Feldshuh, returns by popular demand with her show, Aging Is Optional, August 1 & 3 at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Nicole Parker and PJ Benjamin to Join WICKED Tour in Denver
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2012

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED welcomes PJ Benjamin as The Wizard on Tuesday, May 8 and Nicole Parker as Elphaba on Friday, May 18 in Denver, CO. (more...)

Randy Graff, Max von Essen & More Featured on The Ensemblist's LES MISERABLES Episode
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

One of the most celebrated shows in musical theatre history, Les Miserables has built the careers of countless performers on Broadway and around the world. In honor of the second revival's Broadway bow, The Ensemblist interviewed Les Miz veterans Randy Graff, Elena Shaddow, and Max Von Essen, as well as current revival cast member Arbender Robinson. Recognized as the ultimate ensemblist show,Les Miz performers are required to play numerous roles with a multitude of characters, entrances and costumes changes to track. In this episode, the four guests describe their tracks throughout the show, share insider stories on the rehearsal process, and describe what it is like to be a part of an international phenomenon such as Les Miz. (more...)

The Public Theatre Opens THE LAST ROMANCE, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2013

Is it ever too late to find love? The answer is a resounding 'no' in The Last Romance, the heartwarming romantic comedy about the thrill and complications of love in the later years, now playing at The Public Theatre May 3 -12. (more...)

PJ Benjamin Headlines THE LAST ROMANCE at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2013

Perhaps you saw him on Broadway in Wicked where he's spent the past five years playing the Wizard, or prior to that as the lovable Mr. Cellophane in the long running Broadway show Chicago opposite stars such as Melanie Griffith and Brooke Shields. Celebrating his 43rd year as a professional actor, PJ Benjamin will now be appearing at The Public Theatre, Lewiston/Auburn's Professional Theatre as Ralph Bellini, the charming lovestruck star of the heartwarming romantic comedy The Last Romance. Other Broadway shows in Mr. Benjamin's history include: Pippin; Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies; the Tony Award winning play Torch Song Trilogy; Charlie in the musical Charlie and Algernon (Los Angles critics award), The Pajama Game directed by George Abbott; Wind in the Willows; Ain't Broadway Grand and Sarava. He may also be familiar to younger audiences as the voice of Sergeant Dodo Bird in the animated film, Ice Age. (more...)

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