Shoot the Works! 1931

Opened: July 21, 1931

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Hennepin Theatre Trust Announces Photographers For The New Season Of It's The People
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 9, 2024

Discover the newly announced photographers for the upcoming season of IT'S THE PEOPLE at Hennepin Theatre Trust.

Spotlight: PIPELINE FESTIVAL at WP Theater
by BWW Special Offer - Apr 9, 2024

WP Theater's Pipeline Festival Begins April 4

Full Casts & Creative Teams Set for PIPELINE FESTIVAL at WP Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2024

WP Theater has revealed the full casts and teams for the fifth biennial Pipeline Festival. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets.

by Brett Cullum - Apr 4, 2024

Part of the genius of THE OUTSIDER is it is pure farce. Characters and plots are played larger than life, and doors constantly swing open with new surprises behind them. We’re not in the sturm and drang of THE WEST WING, but rather the territory of a silly sitcom like VEEP. Physical comedy, verbal banter, and just plain stupid stuff happens, and this cast is up to the challenge of delivering all of it. The director has found some of Houston's funniest, most likable actors.

Review Roundup: THE WHO'S TOMMY Returns To Broadway!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 28, 2024

The Pinball Wizard has returned to conquer Broadway! The revival of the iconic rock n'roll spectacle The Who's Tommy has opened at the Nederlander Theatre in a new production from original Tony Award-winning creators Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff. Read the reviews!

Musical Theatre Factory to Honor John-Michael Lyles & More 10th Anniversary Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2024

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of MUSICAL THEATRE FACTORY at The Factory Function. Learn more about the event and see how to purchase tickets.

The 2024 Fresh Fruit Festival MAINSTAGE Begins In April At The WILD PROJECT
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 22, 2024

Experience the diversity and difference at the 2024 Fresh Fruit Festival MAINSTAGE, premiering new works exploring the LGBTQ experience from April 22 to May 5 at the WILD PROJECT in New York City. Presented by All Out Arts, a nonprofit fighting intolerance through the arts.

Review: Met's Laffont Competition Unleashes New Artists on Grateful Audience
by Richard Sasanow - Mar 21, 2024

No matter how many “star” performances the Met manages to muster in the course of a season, there’s nothing quite as exciting as the Laffont Grand Finals Concert—formerly known as the Met’s National Auditions Finals—which took place this past Sunday afternoon for its 70th season, when we got to hear up-and-comers who might have knocked our socks off at the concert itself or could at some time in the future.

French Riviera Film Festival Unveils Official 2024 Poster Art By NY-Based Artist Cindy Shaoul
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 12, 2024

The sixth annual French Riviera Film Festival has unveiled its 2024 official poster, featuring an original work of art created exclusively for the festival by New York City-based, impressionistic/abstract artist Cindy Shaoul.

Durango PlayFest 2024 to Feature New Works by Kathleen Cahill, Richard Dresser & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2024

Durango PlayFest will feature four new works that will headline its 6th annual play development festival. Learn about the works and see how to purchase tickets.

I'M GONNA MARRY YOU TOBEY MAGUIRE Will Make UK Premiere at Southwark Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Mar 5, 2024

The UK première of I'm Gonna Marry You Tobey Maguire by Samantha Hurley will open at Southwark Playhouse, Borough on 3 July for a six-week run until 10 August, with previews from 28 June.

WP Theater Reveals 2024 Lineup for The Pipeline Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 4, 2024

WP Theater has revealed the 2024 lineup for The Pipeline Festival, the fifth biennial showcase of the artists in its celebrated WP Lab for playwrights, directors, and producers. Learn more about the lineup and see how to purchase tickets.

Review: OKLAHOMA! at Center Stage Theatre
by Sean Fallon - Feb 18, 2024

What did our critic think of OKLAHOMA! at Center Stage Theatre?

Playwrights Foundation Announces Cohort And Finalists For Resident Playwrights Program
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 15, 2024

Playwrights Foundation Announces Cohort And Finalists For Resident Playwrights Program, offering a two-year residency to Bay Area playwrights for artistic growth and career advancement. Meet the selected playwrights: Cat Brooks, Ruben Grijalva, Sloka Krishnan, and Leigh M. Marshall.

Composer & Percussionist Chris P. Thompson to Release 'Stay The Same' Album
by Michael Major - Feb 13, 2024

Stay the Same features a thoughtful and nuanced blend of electronic and microtonal music –– two styles that greatly influenced, informed, and shaped Thompson's four earlier albums: 2021's Red Folder, 2020's True Stories & Rational Numbers, 2019's Everything Imaginable Comes True, and 2017's Lot Hero (EP).

Ben Bailey of CASH CAB Comes to Stanley Hotel, March 23
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 30, 2024

Comedy Works Entertainment and Stanley Live present COMEDIAN BEN BAILY FROM CASH CAB coming to The Concert Hall at The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, CO on Saturday, March 23, 2024 at 7pm and 9pm.

BWW Q&A: J Scott Lapp of The San Diego Preimere of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME at CCAE Theatricals
by Joshua Wright - Jan 29, 2024

We sat down with director J Scott Lapp as he prepares to direct The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at CCAE Theatricals.

Corey Cott and McKenzie Kurtz Will Lead THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL; Full Cast Revealed!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 16, 2024

The full cast has been revealed for the upcoming Broadway production of The Heart of Rock and Roll, the new musical inspired by the iconic songs written and performed by Huey Lewis and The News. Find out who is starring in the musical here!

Interview: THE LION KING Broadway Musical's Former Dancer, Aya Yasuda Thriving in Paris
by Ayaka Ozaki - Feb 5, 2024

Aya Yasuda: A dancer from Japan with 14 years of experience in Paris. She began ballet at the age of 8 and entered the Ballet National de Marseille in France at 18. She performed as a dancer in the Broadway musical 'The King and I' at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris in 2014, in the opening ceremony of 'UEFA EURO 2016,' and in the opening ceremony of the 'Red Sea International Film Festival' in Saudi Arabia in 2023. From 2017 to 2019, she actively participated in opera productions such as 'My Fair Lady,' 'Un bal masqué,' and 'Les noces de Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)“ at opera theaters in France and the Netherlands. One of her notable works was as the original dancer in the Broadway musical 'The Lion King' (2021-2023) at the Paris Mogador Theatre.

Interview: Theatre 40 Regular John Combs Finally Joins THE MANOR - MURDER AND MADNESS AT GREYSTONE
by Gil Kaan - Jan 4, 2024

Theatre 40’s hit immersive drama The Manor- Murder and Madness at Greystone returns for its nineteenth season at the Greystone Mansion January 18, 2024.  Martin Thompson directs the cast of Darby Hinton, Eric Keitel, Daniel Leslie, Carol Potter, Nathalie Rudolph, David Hunt Stafford, Amy Tolsky, John Combs, Katyana Rocker-Cook, Gail Johnston, Kristin Towers-Rowles and Peter Mastine. John managed to carve out some time to answer a few of my queries.

CRUEL INTENTIONS Leads Our Top Ten Shows for January
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jan 1, 2024

We begin the new year with a bang in theatreland. With nineties musicals, queer cowboys and new works bursting from every side, the future looks bright. Here are our top ten West End recommendations for January. Make sure you check back for all our news, reviews and features. Welcome to 2024!

by Ayaka Ozaki - Dec 29, 2023

​​​​​​​Christopher Lloyd: Known for his role as Emmett 'Doc' Brown in the “Back to the Future” film series. Other notable works include “The Addams Family” and 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit.” He visited Japan for the Tokyo Comic Con 2023 held from December 8th for three days. 'Tokyo Comic Con' is a pop culture festival that provides opportunities for communication with celebrities and exhibits props used in movies. Here, we bring you the highlights of the talk show that Christopher participated in during the event.

Interview: 'It Was the Easiest “Yes!” I've Ever Said!': Shay Barclay And Felix Hagan on Storytelling for Television in BBC's BAD EDUCATION: A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Kat Mokrynski - Dec 18, 2023

The holidays are here, which can only mean one thing - Christmas specials are arriving! Bad Education: A Christmas Carol, debuted this week on BBC Three. BroadwayWorld had the opportunity to speak with Felix Hagan, co-writer of the multi-award winning musical Operation Mincemeat, who wrote original songs for the episode, and Shay Barclay, the programme's choreographer, who recently choreographed West-End production of The Wizard of Oz.

Industry Pro Newsletter: Lookingglass Alice Heads to PBS, Actors Seek Higher Pay in Australia
by Alex Freeman - Dec 11, 2023

The transformation continues to be global - after US based writers and actors won concessions from the film industry, stage performers in Australia are looking to increase their own pay. In response to funding changes at the government level, the English National Opera is moving out of London and heading to Manchester.

Photos: The Gasp Collection
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 31, 2023

After four years at Broadway World Cabaret, quite a collection of photos has been amassed. These are the gasp-worthy pics.


What productions of Shoot the Works! have there been?
Shoot the Works! has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1931 and Broadway which opened in 1931.