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Saturday Night - 1999 - Regional (US) Tickets, News, Info & More

Based on the play Front Porch in Flatbush by Julius J. Epstein and Philip G. Epstein

Sondheim. Signature’s Signature. Stephen Sondheim’s hidden gem Saturday Night (1953) is a Signature special concert event that will play for four performances only. Unproduced for almost 45 years, Saturday Night is the first musical Mr. Sondheim ever wrote. This romantic comedy surges with the composer’s unique musical voice and sophisticated lyrics. On the eve of the 1929 stock market crash, a group of Brooklyn boys despair their dateless Saturday nights. One of them dreams of Manhattan society life and hatches a get rich quick scheme which ultimately backfires. Features gems such as “Saturday Night,” “So Many People” and “What More Do I Need?”

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O'Rourke Center for the Performing Arts


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by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2022
Now in its 19th season, Opera Company of Middlebury is known as one of the best small-town opera companies in the country. Professional singers come from great distances to work with OCM, and the operas are presented with full orchestra, sets and costumes. “All of this in our tiny 232-seat theater, which gives our productions an intimacy and power that you just don't find in the huge theaters that house most opera companies.”
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 20, 2022
This afternoon, Emmy Award-winning journalist Frank DiLella hosted the 88th Annual Drama League Awards alongside theatrical legends and Tony Award winners! Go inside the ceremony!
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022
Cult performance poet JB Barrington brings his latest show Showing Poetential to Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre next month.
by Team BWW - May 20, 2022
The 88th Annual Drama League Awards will be presented in person at The Ziegfeld Ballroom on Friday, May 20, 2022, at 12:00PM. The 2022 Awards will recognize eligible Broadway and Off-Broadway (non-virtual only) productions that began preview performances between March 16, 2021, and April 23, 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2022
San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Follies by James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim. The musical will run on the San Francisco Playhouse Mainstage from June 30 through September 10, 2022. Bill English will direct, with music direction by Dave Dobrusky and choreography by Nicole Helfer. This marks the first fully staged professional production of Follies in San Francisco.
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2022
TheatriKids, the education wing of Flagstaff's community theatre, Theatrikos, has announced it's first performance workshop production of the summer of 2022, Anastasia the Musical.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022
Pasadena Playhouse Producing Artistic Director, Danny Feldman, has announced the 2022/2023 Season featuring a six-month-long celebration of the works and impact of Stephen Sondheim.  The State Theater of California’s Sondheim Celebration will begin in January 2023 and extend into June. 
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 19, 2022
The countdown to the Tony Awards has a officially begun! On June 12, the brightest stars of the 2021-22 season will shine even brighter as they gather at the iconic Radio City Music Hall to celebrate Broadway's biggest night. Leading up to the 75th Annual Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld is getting up close and personal with the nominees. Today we're studying up on Paul Tazewell!
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022
The acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series, in partnership with NYC Pride, has announced the lineup for its next original event, Broadway Sings Taylor Swift.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022
Craft Recordings / Concord Theatricals has announced that Mr. Saturday Night (Original Broadway Cast Recording), starring Billy Crystal, will be released on June 10 on streaming and digital platforms worldwide.
by Michael Major - May 18, 2022
3x GRAMMY® Award-winning, RIAA multi-platinum certified artist Lizzo Releases 'About Damn Time' (Purple Disco Machine Remix) today. New single “About Damn Time” heralds Lizzo’s highly-anticipated upcoming album SPECIAL. Lizzo recently launched her revolutionary new shapewear brand, YITTY. Plus, check out upcoming tour dates!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022
San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Follies by James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim. The musical will run on the San Francisco Playhouse Mainstage from June 30 through September 10, 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - May 17, 2022
Disney has released a first look at Disenchanted, the highly-anticipated sequel to Enchanted, set to debut on Disney+ November 24, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022
Baby Wants Candy, the Completely Improvised Full-Band Musical, will perform a completely improvised, full-band musical Saturday June 4th 9:30PM @ Caveat for a special ONE NIGHT ONLY PERFORMANCE.
by Michael Major - May 17, 2022
The adrenaline-fueled comedy stars Academy Award® winner Nicolas Cage (Best Actor, Leaving Las Vegas, 1995; National Treasure Franchise, Gone in 60 Seconds, The Rock), Pedro Pascal (“The Mandalorian,” “Narcos,” “Game of Thrones”), Sharon Horgan, Ike Barinholtz, Alessandra Mastronardi, Jacob Scipio, Neil Patrick Harris, Tiffany Haddish, and more.
by BWW Special - May 17, 2022
Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 5/15/2022.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2022
Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 5/15/2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022
Attendees of Family Equality’s Night at the Pier enjoyed a moving program produced by Academy Award winner,Bruce Cohen, which included show-stopping performances by 2022 Tony nominees Michael R. Jackson (A Strange Loop), the cast of SIX, Shoshana Bean (Mr. Saturday Night), and three-time Tony winner, Jason Robert Brown.
by Nicole Rosky - May 17, 2022
The Outer Critics Circle (OCC), the official organization of writers on New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers and national publications, is pleased to announce the winners of the 71st Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards, honoring the 2021-2022 Broadway and Off-Broadway season.
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022
The Orange Tree Theatre today announces that it has appointed Tom Littler as the company's new Artistic Director. Currently Artistic Director and Executive Producer of the West End's Jermyn Street Theatre, Littler will succeed Paul Miller who is stepping down in December 2022 after more than eight years in post.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022
Emmy Award-winning journalist Frank DiLella will be hosting the 88th Annual Drama League Awards alongside theatrical legends and Tony Award winners, Patti LuPone, Ben Vereen, Sutton Foster, Shoshana Bean, Gabby Beans and Lear deBessonet.
by Nicole Rosky - May 16, 2022
Nominations for the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced today, and the full list of nominees is available below.
by Michael Major - May 16, 2022
Billy Crystal sat down on The View this morning to discuss his Tony-Nominated performance in Mr. Saturday Night on Broadway. Crystal also discussed the importance of his four grandchildren attending the production's opening night. Watch the new interview now!
by Michael Major - May 16, 2022
Joining Tracee Ellis Ross (“Black-ish”) is Pamela Adlon (“Better Things”), Cole Escola (“Search Party”), Jojo T. Gibbs (“Twenties”), William Jackson Harper (“Love Life”), Alex Moffat (“Saturday Night Live”), Dermot Mulroney (“Hanna”), Kal Penn (“Designated Survivor”), Kofi Siriboe (“Queen Sugar”), Heléne Yorke (“The Other Two”), and more.
by Michael Major - May 16, 2022
Peppermint - the trailblazing actress, singer, reality star, and activist who continues to defy limitations has created a special birthday present for her favorite pop artist Janet Jackson. Peppermint’s dance tribute video of Janet Jackson's iconic song/video 'If' re-creates the original video almost frame for frame with costuming and all.
by Michael Major - May 16, 2022
Dolly Parton will headline the musical film “Dolly Parton’s Mountain Magic Christmas.” NBC’s New Year’s Eve celebration is back as Miley Cyrus continues the newest holiday tradition with the return of “Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party,” joining favorites “Christmas in Rockefeller Center,” “The National Dog Show” and “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.'
by Aliya Al-Hassan - May 16, 2022
Book exclusively priced tickets to see Queen of British Soul and West End leading lady Beverley Knight stars in the world premiere of a brand new musical The Drifters Girl, with the sensational Adam J Bernard (Dreamgirls), Tarinn Callender (Hamilton), Matt Henry (Kinky Boots) and Tosh Wanogho-Maud (Showboat).
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2022
The American Theater Group (ATG), Somerset County’s professional, regional theater company celebrating its tenth season, will honor two-time Tony Award-winning actress Christine Ebersole at its annual Gala on Sunday, June 26th, at the Fellowship Cultural Arts Center in Basking Ridge, NJ. 
by Marissa Tomeo - May 15, 2022
This morning, CBS Sunday Morning anchor Tony Dokoupil talked with comedian Michael Che about his SNL career, standup, controversy, and more. CBS Sunday Morning features stories on the arts, music, nature, entertainment, sports, history, science and Americana, and highlights unique human accomplishments and achievements. Check local listings for CBS Sunday Morning broadcast times.
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 15, 2022
Even though they are not related, there must be a common music DNA molecule that exists in George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, and Billy Joel, that was also passed on to Jason Robert Brown. His performance last night at Feinstein’s/54 Below encompassed some of the creative talents of all of those musical giants. Jason Robert Brown, the composer, the arranger,  the lyricist, the pianist, and the singer, was on the stage of Feinstein’s/54 Below with nine (yes, nine) great musicians, plus vocalists Anastasia Talley and Cheeyang Ng. 
by Team BWW - May 14, 2022
Broadway's biggest night is back in a big way in 2022! The Tony Awards, Broadway's most beloved tradition, returns this June, honoring theater professionals for distinguished achievement in the 2021/2022 Broadway season. What can you expect this time around? We've got the scoop!
by A.A. Cristi - May 13, 2022
Get full details for Jazz programming coming up at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater, May 17 - May 29:
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022
The comedy and the cab return to New York City. Ted Greenberg's The Complete Performer, which began its storied run at the SoHo Playhouse in September 2008, has announced its return after a two-year hiatus due the global pandemic. The hour-long comedy has been extended through December 3, 2022.
by Michael Major - May 13, 2022
Julianne Hough appeared on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan this morning to discuss her current Broadway run in POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. During the interview, Hough discussed the rap that she performs in the play, giving a sneak peek at what audiences can expect.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022
Tickets are still available for the concert presented by The Riverside Opera Ensemble at Merkin Hall featuring Tony nominee Christiane Noll (Ragtime) and Nathan R. Matthews who is producing as well as performing in the show. 
by Michael Major - May 13, 2022
Lyonne is the Emmy Award-nominated co-creator, director and star of Netflix’s highly acclaimed “Russian Doll,” currently streaming its second season. She will star in and executive produce Peacock’s forthcoming “Poker Face.” Japanese Breakfast will perform as musical guest for the first time.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022
Second City and SNL alum Jerry Minor returns to Chicago to direct his first resident stage production with an ensemble that includes e.t.c. stage vets Alex Bellisle, Mark Campbell, Terrence Carey, and Laurel Krabacher, Mainstage alum Jordan Savusa, and former Second City Touring Company member Claudia Martinez.
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2022
Broadway Star Anthony Rapp will open the Tower Theatre Foundation's Inaugural Stage the Change PNW Conference in Bend, Oregon on Friday, May 20, 2022 with a keynote to conference attendees followed by a concert to attendees as well as members of the general public.
by BWW Features - May 12, 2022
Lee has created another milestone for transgender performers on Broadway, becoming the first openly transgender actress to receive a Tony Award nomination. 
by Michael Major - May 12, 2022
Arkells share their brand new single “Past Life” featuring Cold War Kids, out today on Virgin Music Label. The release is accompanied by their brand new music video, featuring a hilarious guest starring appearance from Saturday Night Live alum and MacGruber star, Will Forte.
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022
In 2010, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) embarked on a $57 million renovation of the Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex. The project was broken into three phases, the second of which required the DCPA to embark on its first-ever capital campaign. “A Grander Opening” launched on June 5, 2018 with a goal of $17 million.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022
We Will Not Be Silent, a benefit concert to honor and support those courageously resisting oppression today, featuring songs from White Rose: The Musical, with book & lyrics by Brian Belding and music by Natalie Brice, will be presented at The Green Room 42 (570 10th Avenue) on Thursday, May 19 at 7pm.
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2022
Long Island's largest year-round professional theatrical venue, The Argyle Theatre (Mark and Dylan Perlman, Executive Producers & Managing Partners; Evan Pappas, Artistic Director), presents the international hit  Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story written by Alan Janes, and featuring the music of Buddy Holly.
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2022
Main Street Theater presents the English-Language Premiere of Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter, based on the novel by Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas-Llosa, a play by Caridad Svich. MST produced Digital World Premiere of Svich's The Book of Magdalene in 2021 and the English-Language Premiere of The House of the Spirits in 2009.
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2022
Tony/Grammy Winning Superstar Jennifer Holliday joins 'The Roundtable with Robert Bannon' Thursday May 12th at 7pm EST on 'The Roundtable' YouTube Channel. Holliday, famous for her portrayal of Effie in 'Dreamgirls' recently released a brand new single 'So In Love' now streaming on all streaming platforms.
by Michael Major - May 10, 2022
Confirmed panels and participants at Friday’s Summit include: “Don’t F*ck with Ukraine!” with Ukrainian artist Max Barskih; “The Explosion of Afro-Fusion” with Burna Boy; “The Future of Reggaeton” with Rauw Alejandro; “The Future of Hip Hop” with Latto, and “A Decade of Touring” with Machine Gun Kelly
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2022
FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present Work in Progress: The Next Generation of New Writers. What’s more fun than gathering in Broadway’s living room to celebrate new writers?
by - May 10, 2022
Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 5/8/2022.
by - May 10, 2022
Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 5/8/2022.