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Ziegfeld Theatre (New York, NY)
6th Avenue at W. 54th St., Roof

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Based on the novel Show Boat by Edna Ferber.

An epic musical revealing life behind the scenes on a show boat. Magnolia falls in love with Gaylord, a river gambler, and leaves her fatherís show boat to marry him in the 1880s. Years of heartbreak return her to the show boat in the 1920s.



Photo Coverage: Rebecca Luker and Sally Wilfert Play Feinstein's/54 Below
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 8, 2018

Rebecca Luker and Sally Wilfert brought their dynamic and original new show, All The Girls, to Feinstein's/54 Below last night, September 7. (more...)

The Musical Theater Project Announces Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

The Musical Theater Project announces another full season celebrating the American Musical - and the social and cultural history surrounding it - with performances created to educate as well as entertain. Public appearances will be held throughout northeast Ohio at some of Cleveland's most beloved venues including Playhouse Square, the Cleveland Institute of Music, Nighttown and more. (more...)

NEUROSIS Expands Performance Schedule Plus Original Cast Album in the Works
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

NEUROSIS, with a book by Allan Rice, music by Ben Green, and lyrics by Greg Edwards, announced today that it will record an original Off-Broadway cast album this fall with JAY Records and produced by John Yap. (more...)

Four Broadway Theatres To Dim Lights In Memory Of Tony Award Winner Carole Shelley
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

The Broadway community mourns the loss Tony Award¬ģ¬†winner¬†Carole Shelley, who passed away on Friday, August 31 at age 79. (more...)

Sopranos Nicole Cabell And Alyson Cambridge Sing Duets On 'Sisters In Song' From Cedille Records
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Nicole Cabell and Alyson Cambridge, celebrated American sopranos and close friends, record together for the first time on 'Sisters in Song,' a new Cedille Records album of opera duets and specially commissioned duet arrangements of classical songs, African-American spirituals, and a folk tune, accompanied by the Lake Forest Symphony conducted by Vladimir Kulenovic. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals For Goodspeed's THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Go inside rehearsals for Goodspeed Musicals' The Drowsy Chaperone. Check out rehearsal photos below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 19, 2018
by - Sep 19, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents PHANTOM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Yeston & Kopit's 'PHANTOM' made its New York Premiere here at WBT in 1992. During our record breaking nine- month run, over 120,000 people attended. Night after night, audiences rose to their feet for the stunning musical thriller. The original production was directed by William Pullinsi and starred Robert Cuccioli as the Phantom and Glory Crampton as Christine Daee. 'PHANTOM' returned to our stage in 1996 and 2007 directed and choreographed by Tom Polum, who had been in the original production. This extraordinary piece will grace our stage once again with Tom Polum at the helm.   (more...)

California Pops Announces 30th Season At Flint Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

California Pops Orchestra, the country's only all-request pops orchestra, announces its 30th performance season. Conductor Kim Venaas and the 70 members of the Orchestra present five fun-loving performances at Cupertino's Flint Center, adding their signature playfulness, audience engagement, and surprise elements to the mix.  The new season runs September 30, 2018 through May 19, 2019.  All performances are held Sundays at 3pm, at Flint Center at De Anza College, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd in Cupertino.  Season subscriptions ($260-$92) and individual show tickets ($20-$55, standard ticket service fees apply), are available at Ticketmaster.com (https://www.ticketmaster.com/artist/2260227?tm_link=tm_homeA_header_search) or in person at the Flint Center box office. (more...)

Danny Gardner and Natalie Charle Ellis Join the Cast of NEUROSIS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

NEUROSIS, a new musical with a book by Allan Rice, music by Ben Green, and lyrics by Greg Edwards, announced today that Danny Gardner (Dames at Sea) and Natalie Charle Ellis (School of Rock) will be joining the cast as "Frank" and "Samantha," respectively, beginning September 26, 2018. (more...)

Photos: Remembering Carole Shelley
by Walter McBride - Sep 11, 2018

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Tony Award winner Carole Shelley, who passed away on Friday, August 31 at age 79. Take a moment to remember the legendary star with a look back at some of her recent appearances. (more...)

The Musical Theater Project Hosts Two Evenings of SILVER LININGS: THE SONGS OF JEROME KERN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

The Musical Theater Project (TMTP) will produce "Silver Linings: The Songs of Jerome Kern" on Friday, October 19 at 7 pm at First Baptist Church of Cleveland in Shaker Heights and on Sunday, October 21 at 3pm at Mixon Hall at Cleveland Institute of Music. (more...)

Carole Shelley Passes Away at 79
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2018

BroadwayWorld has learned that Carole Shelley, best known for originating the role of Madame Morrible in Wicked, has passed away at age 79. (more...)

ROCKTOPIA Arrives Live At Tilles Center For The Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

Direct from its smash-hit run on Broadway, the international music sensation ROCKTOPIA launches a national tour this fall that includes a stop at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts for one night only on Saturday, October 20 at 8:00pm. The fall performances feature special guest vocalist Dee Snider from Twisted Sister and the world premiere of two new musical movements not heard previously on Broadway. (more...)

Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Opens AT Pittsburgh CLO Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO will fill the Benedum Center with magic and wonder fit for all ages with Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, July 27 - August 5. Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST ran for a staggering 13 years and over 5,000 performances on Broadway. Now, Pittsburgh CLO brings this treasured story to life for a new generation, continuing the organization's commitment to providing young patrons the opportunity to enjoy live musical theater at home in Pittsburgh. Tickets are now available by phone at 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or by visiting the Box Office at Theater Square. Select half-price tickets for children 3-14 are sponsored by Giant Eagle, offering an affordable option for families to enjoy this timeless tale together. (more...)

Cast Announced for Upcoming Season at Tuacahn Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

 Tackling one of its biggest seasons to date, Tuacahn Center for the Arts in southern Utah is pleased to include several Broadway stars glittering among the cast of the regional premiere of Matilda the Musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella and the first large-scale version of the Stephen Schwartz supervised production of Prince of Egypt. (more...)

Rebecca Trehearn, Marc Elliot, Amy Ellen Richardson, and More Star in Nottingham Playhouse's SWEET CHARITY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

Subsequently adapted into an Oscar-nominated film, Sweet Charity is a modern Broadway classic following the trials and tribulations of Charity Hope Valentine (played by Trehearn). (more...)

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals Of The Muny's Beth Leavel Led GYPSY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

BroadwayWorld has learned that Beth Leavel will lead The Muny's production of GYPSY as Mama Rose! The production will feature direction by Rob Ruggiero, choreography by Ralph Perkins, and music direction by James Moore. (more...)

Sally Struthers, Hal Linden, Ed Dixon & Mark Jacoby Star in Ogunquit Playhouse's GRUMPY OLD MEN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

Fasten your seat belt, it's going to be a grumpy ride! The Ogunquit Playhouse is proud to produce the U.S. premiere of the new musical-comedy, Grumpy Old Men the Musical on stage from August 8 to September 1 - just in time to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the hit film that starred Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau and Ann-Margret. This hilarious new show was penned by Dan Remmes, with music by Neil Berg and lyrics by Nick Meglin. Director for the Ogunquit production of Grumpy Old Men the Musical is Matt Lenz. (more...)

Reagle Music Theatre Ends 50th Summer Season On A High Note With THE MUSIC MAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston wraps up the company's spectacular 50th Anniversary Summer Season with The Music Man from August 2-12.  The multiple Tony award-winning musical will run for 8 performances (including 4 matinees) at the Robinson Theatre, 617 Lexington St., Waltham, MA. (more...)

Photo Flash: ALTAR BOYZ Opens at the Cape Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

The Cape Playhouse very proudly presents, Altar Boyz, the award-winning Off-Broadway musical. Starring, Coby Getzug, Austin Colby, David Barnes, Anthony Fortino, and Ben Chavez; and directed by Jason Sparks. Destined to rock the masses of all denominations, Altar Boyz runs July 24-August 4, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At OLIVER at Goodspeed Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Goodspeed's production of OLIVER! Check out all new photos from the production below! (more...)

Photo Flash: North Shore Music Theatre Presents MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

Audiences will be dancing in the aisles when Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) presents their original in-the-round production of the worldwide musical phenomenon, MAMMA MIA! for an extended 4 week run. Performances of MAMMA MIA! begins on Tuesday, August 7 and playing through Sunday, September 2, 2018. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at MAMMA MIA! at North Shore Music Theatre
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2018

Audiences will be dancing in the aisles when Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) presents their original in-the-round production of the worldwide musical phenomenon, MAMMA MIA! for an extended 4 week run. Performances of MAMMA MIA! begins on Tuesday, August 7 and playing through Sunday, September 2, 2018. (more...)

BWW Previews: MAMMA MIA at North Shore Music Theatre
by David Tompkins - Aug 8, 2018

Audiences can expect to have the time of their life at MAMMA MIA! Join Sophie, a 20-year-old bride-to-be, as she searches for her father, who she has never known. After reading her mother's diary, she discovers there are three potential candidates, and unbeknownst to her mother, she invites each of them in hopes of having one of them walk her down the aisle. As the big day draws near, surprises abound for her mother, Donna, with the arrival of old flames and old friends. MAMMA MIA! is packed with 22 of ABBA's greatest hits, including 'Dancing Queen,' 'Super Trouper,' 'Take A Chance on Me,' and 'The Winner Takes It All.' (more...)

North Shore Music Theatre Presents The Smash Hit MAMMA MIA! For An Extended Run
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Audiences will be dancing in the aisles when Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) presents their original in-the-round production of the worldwide musical phenomenon, MAMMA MIA! for an extended 4 week run. Performances of MAMMA MIA! begins today, August 7 and playing through Sunday, September 2, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: SOUTH PACIFIC Opens at The Cape Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

The Cape Playhouse very proudly presents, South Pacific, the award winning Broadway musical. Starring Becky Gulsvig, Mike McGowan, Tim Rogan, Shea Renne, Michael Thomas Holmes, and Yvonne Strumecki; and directed by Michael Rader. One of Rogers and Hammerstein's most beloved scores, South Pacific runs August 7-18, 2018. (more...)

PANIC! Productions Announces the Full Cast of INSPECTING CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

PANIC! PRODUCTIONS are thrilled to announce their entire Cast for the madcap holiday comedy, "INSPECTING CAROL" written by Daniel Sullivan. In addition to the headliner, Barry Pearl, Panic! Productions and director Kirsten Chandler confirmed a talented and stellar cast to perform the hysterical Christmas favorite in September. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Announces Full September Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

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Dee Snider Of Twisted Sister Added As Special Guest Vocalist At ROCKTOPIA Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Direct from its smash-hit run on Broadway, the international music sensation ROCKTOPIA will feature special guest vocalist Dee Snider from Twisted Sister and the premiere of two new musical movements not heard previously on Broadway. An explosive musical concert event that fuses the most iconic 20th-century rock with world-renowned classical masterpieces, ROCKTOPIA features the works of musical innovators across centuries-including Journey, Mozart, Queen, Beethoven, Aerosmith, Handel, Led Zeppelin, Tchaikovsky, U2, Heart, Strauss, The Who and more-performed by an elite lineup of vocalists, a five-piece rock band, a thirty-person choir, and a twenty-piece orchestra. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Go behind the scenes of the production below as performers Jared Gertner and Sarah Litzsinger take over our Instagram account to show you what it takes to put on the show, twice! (more...)

BWW Social: Go Behind The Scenes of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2018

Go behind the scenes of the production today as performers Jared Gertner and Sarah Litzsinger take over our Instagram account today to show you what it takes to put on the show, twice! (more...)

New Philharmonic's 2018-2019 Season Opens with SHOW BOAT AND SHOWTUNES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

Four guest vocalists and the 100-voice Northwest Indiana Symphony Chorus join New Philharmonic for "Show Boat and Show Tunes," a showcase of popular songs coming from the partnerships of Hammerstein and Kern and Rodgers and Hart, at the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd.; Saturday, Sept. 29 at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Sept. 30, 3 p.m. (more...)

Adrianna Hicks to Be Too Beautiful for Words Leading Paper Mill's THE COLOR PURPLE; Full Cast and Creative
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for The Color Purple, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle. Cast members from the 2015 Broadway revival lead the Paper Mill Playhouse company, including Adrianna Hicks (Aladdin, Sister Act - Germany) as Celie, Carla R. Stewart (Ghost - National Tour, Rent - Regional) as Shug Avery and Carrie Compere (Holler If You Hear Me,Shrek the Musical - National Tour) as Sofia.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Porchlight Music Theatre's August 20 Chicago Sings The MGM Musicals Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre welcomed a sold out crowd at the 13th Annual Chicago Sings concert fundraiser; Chicago Sings The MGM Musicals, held Monday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m., at Second City's UP Comedy Club, 230 W. North Ave, direction by Keely Vasquez, music direction by Porchlight Artistic Associate Beckie Menzie, stage management by Jake Allen Miller and sound design Robert Hornbostel. Monday's event was the company's most successful Chicago Sings to date. Sales from this one-night-only performance benefit Porchlight Music Theatre's youth educational and community outreach programming raising more than $54,000. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Sacramento Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

The final show in the critically acclaimed 2018 Broadway At Music Circus season is the series premiere of the hit musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, which features a cast of Broadway veterans and is based on the campy 1960s cult horror film. Check out photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Sacramento Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

The final show in the critically acclaimed 2018 Broadway At Music Circus season is the series premiere of the hit musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, which features a cast of Broadway veterans and is based on the campy 1960s cult horror film. Check out photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

Tom Smedes Selected As 2018 Broadway Global Producer Of The Year
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

BROADWAY GLOBAL is proud to announce that TOM SMEDES has been selected as the 2018 Broadway Global Producer of the Year. Past winners include Catherine Schreiber (2017 - Angels in America, Pretty Woman, Play that Goes Wrong ), Cathy Rigby McCoy & Tom McCoy (2016 - McCoy-Rigby Entertainment), Michael A. Alden (2015 - Pippin, Porgy & Bess, An American in Paris), Tom Kirdahy (2014 - Mothers & Sons, It's only a Play), Dale Badway (2013 - Pippin) & Jordan Scott Gilbert (2012 - Ghost). (more...)

Photo Flash: NEUROSIS Company Takes Opening Night Bows!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

NEUROSIS, with a book by Allan Rice, music by Ben Green, and lyrics by Greg Edwards, celebrated opening night on Friday, August 17, 2018, at the DR2 Theatre. Directed by Andy Sandberg (Straight, Application Pending), and choreographed by Shea Sullivan (Pageant), Neurosis began performances on July 25, 2018. Tickets are available now by visiting Ticketmaster.com, or through NeurosisTheMusical.com. (more...)

DESPERATE MEASURES, Announces New Block Of Tickets On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Desperate Measures, the new musical comedy gone wild with music by David Friedman (Listen To My Heart), book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina),and directed by Bill Castellino (Cagney, Marry Harry) has announced a new block of tickets, now on sale through October 28 for the open ended run.   (more...)

NEUROSIS Officially Opens Tonight at DR2 Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

NEUROSIS, with a book by Allan Rice, music by Ben Green, and lyrics by Greg Edwards, opens tonight, August 17, 2018, at the DR2 Theatre. Directed by Andy Sandberg (Straight, Application Pending), and choreographed by Shea Sullivan (Pageant), Neurosis began performances on July 25, 2018. Tickets are available now by visiting Ticketmaster.com, or through NeurosisTheMusical.com. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Rebecca Luker, Ann Hampton Callaway and More to Hit the Stage at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 16, 2018

The latest batch of stars to hit the Feinstein's/54 Below stage met the press this week and BroadwayWorld was on hand to catch all the action.  (more...)

BWW Review: NEWSIES at Diamond Head Theatre Carries the Banner
by Cheyne Nomura - Aug 15, 2018

Every now and then, a show comes along which displays the mass talent of the community's younger generation. Such can be said with the recently closed Newsies in Honolulu, Hawaii's Diamond Head Theatre (DHT), commonly referred to as "The Broadway of the Pacific." While many spectacular features comprise this marvelous musical, what truly stands out is its impressive cast, elevated by its lead performances, choreography, and musical direction. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 15, 2018
by - Aug 15, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Completes The Broadway At Music Circus Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

The final show in the critically acclaimed 2018 Broadway At Music Circus season is the series premiere of the hit musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, which features a cast of Broadway veterans and is based on the campy 1960s cult horror film. The show's music, by master composer Alan Menken (Disney's Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Newsies, Aladdin), is in the style of 1960s rock and roll, doo-wop and early Motown, and includes several well-known tunes such as "Suddenly Seymour," "Somewhere That's Green" and the title song. The plot follows nerdy floral shop worker Seymour, who would do or give anything to gain the love of his co-worker Audrey. The depth of his desire is tested when a strange and menacing addition to his floral shop brings him sudden and unexpected popularity. Performances of Little Shop of Horrors are Tuesday, August 21 through Sunday, August 26 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

VIDEO: Highlights From MAMMA MIA! at North Shore Music Theatre
by Stage Tube - Aug 14, 2018

Audiences will be dancing in the aisles when Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) presents their original in-the-round production of the worldwide musical phenomenon, MAMMA MIA! for an extended 4 week run. Performances of MAMMA MIA! begins on Tuesday, August 7 and playing through Sunday, September 2, 2018. (more...)

Hayden Tee, Rob Compton, and Holly Dale Join The Royal Shakespeare Company's MATILDA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

The Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda The Musical has announced new casting with Hayden Tee playing Miss Trunchbull alongside Rob Compton and Holly Dale Spencer as Mr and Mrs Wormwood. Gina Beck will continue to play Miss Honey, having joined the company in September 2017. Isobel Hubble and Francesca McKeown will join Sarah Munday and Olivia Wells in sharing the title role of Matilda. The multi award-winning production is currently playing its seventh year in the West End and is booking until 20 October 2019. (more...)

KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN Cast & Creative Team Announced At The Lyric Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

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Cast Announced For Goodspeed Musicals THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Goodspeed Musicals is delighted to announce the cast of the spirited musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone. This high-speed spoof will run September 21 through November 25, 2018 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, CT. [Official Press Opening will be October 10, 2018.] (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 1, 2018
by - Aug 1, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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