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Show Boat - 1927 - Broadway

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 father’s show boat to marry him in the 1880s. Years of heartbreak return her to the show boat in the 1920s.

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Ziegfeld Theatre

(New York, NY)
6th Avenue at W. 54th St., Roof
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2021
Following a year of shuttered doors, Feinstein’s at the Nikko announced today they will reopen later this month with a lineup of fan favorites, Broadway stars, and local icons who will take the stage at San Francisco’s premier nightclub.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2021
Paper Mill has announced the return of its wildly popular Brookside Cabaret starting Wednesday, June 9. The outdoor series, which debuted last summer, features world-class performers and fine dining under the stars at the F.M. Kirby Carriage House Restaurant.
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2021
Following the news that Gina Beck is pregnant, Chichester Festival Theatre has announced that in the forthcoming production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific, she will rehearse and open the role of Nellie Forbush as planned with performances from 5 July and a press night on 13 July. From 5 August, Alex Young will share the role of Nellie and take over full-time from 23 August for the remainder of the run.
by Nicole Rosky - May 17, 2021
Ted Chapin has decided to step down as President and Chief Creative Officer of The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization at the end of his current contract this month, Scott Pascucci, CEO of Concord, announced today. His departure comes exactly 40 years after the Rodgers and Hammerstein families first tapped Chapin to run their business.
by Nuria Pedret - May 14, 2021
La segunda versión cinematográfica del musical vio la luz un día como hoy en 1936
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 28, 2021
Raissa Katona Bennett and a crackerjack artistic team put on a great show at Feinstein's at Loews Regency and had the good sense to record it for posterity. And for all of us.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 26, 2021
Aggressive and angsty, 'Wild & Strange' is a high energy hype song that taunts, teases, and beckons your inner wild to come out and play (or fight, as the lyrics suggest).
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2021
Houston Grand Opera (HGO) presents the April installment of Live from The Cullen on April 9. Tune in to HGO Digital and be transported to the Wortham Theater Center's Cullen Theater for a performance by beloved soprano and HGO Studio alumna Nicole Heaston. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 25, 2021
Final seats are on sale at 9:00am, Monday 29 March for the Melbourne performances of CHESS THE MUSICAL, starring Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Paulini, Rob Mills, Alexander Lewis, Mark Furze and more at the Regent Theatre from 22 to 24 April.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 24, 2021
The much-anticipated production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific will be delayed and is projected to open in September. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2021
Vineyard Theatre, Goodspeed Musicals, and Irish Repertory Theatre in association with Jeff Berger, have announced John Cullum: An Accidental Star, which will premiere April 8 and will be available for streaming on demand through April 22. Two live watch party events will take place April 8 at 7:00 pm EDT and April 17 at 2:00 pm EDT.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2021
For a special encore streamed performance, the online concert of Treason The Musical will now be available on-demand for a limited time from 26-28 March 2021, enabling a wider international audience across different time zones to be a part of this bold new musical’s journey to life.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2021
Flat Rock Playhouse’s Studio 52 is continuing their virtual workshop series with Virtual Audition Workshop with Adam Kaplan on Saturday, April 17 from 11 AM to 1 PM EST. The workshop is recommended for ages 12 - 18, and it is offered for a suggested donation of $25.
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 13, 2021
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, March 13-14, 2021.
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 12, 2021
Today (March 12) in live streaming: Broadway celebrates Liza Minnelli, Women of Broadway unite, and more!
by Ronn Burton - Mar 1, 2021
Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre remembers and celebrates one of their founding members MICHAEL JONES, who passed away a year ago. An Emmy winner and recipient of the Oklahoma Governor’s Arts Award, Michael was a co-founder and Artistic Associate at OKC Rep. While Michael was a pillar of the OKC theatre community, he also worked all over the country. Michael touched the lives and hearts of so many he worked with. The OKC theatre community remembers Michael Jones.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 1, 2021
With the first low trill of the solo clarinet and its spine-tingling run up the scale, Rhapsody In Blue by George and Ira Gershwin caught the public's fancy and opened a new era in American music.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2021
Goodspeed Musicals announced today that the two-time Tony Award-winning theater will reopen its doors beginning September 24 with the rousing revue, A Grand Night for Singing: A Celebration of Rodgers & Hammerstein - a fresh take on the quintessential work of Rodgers & Hammerstein.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2021
Casting and performance dates have been announced for the Broadway run of Paradise Square, which will open on Broadway on Sunday, March 20, 2022 at the Shubert Organization's Barrymore Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2021
Broadway In Chicago has announced single tickets for the Pre-Broadway Premiere of Paradise Square will go on sale on Tuesday, June 8. This bold and uncompromising new musical, which examines a remarkable yet virtually unknown moment in American history, will play a strictly limited engagement from November 2 - December 5, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2021
Synchronicity Theatre has announced their appointment of the new staff and board. Dynamic arts administrator & educator Dawn Eskridge joins Synchronicity Theatre as the Donor & Patron Services Manager, while Taryn Carmona remains with the organization in a new, expanded position.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 17, 2021
We welcome back our regular feature, The Friday 5 (+1), with today’s opportunity to get to know four members of the Dear Miss Barrett cast better before the curtain goes up on the show’s world premiere production. Crystal Kurek, Deron Ryan Martel, Kimberly Rye and Tyler Evick offer their answers to our queries and tell you why they expect to see you in the audience of Dear Miss Barrett over the next two weekends.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2021
The York Theatre Company has announced the continuation of its 50th Anniversary Season at its new temporary home at The Theatre at St. Jean’s. Following a devastating flood due to a water main break in January 2021 at its home at Saint Peter’s Church, the company will temporarily relocate to The Theatre at St. Jean’s.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 14, 2021
After what will be a 23-month intermission, The Muny's 103rd season will open with the Muny premiere of Smokey Joe's Cafe, followed by The Sound of Music, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, On Your Feet! and Chicago.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2021
Jefferson Performing Arts Society is proud to announce its 43rd season lineup, featuring two New Orleans area premieres. The spring season kicks off with a one-man show about the life of the great African-American bass-baritone, scholar, actor, and athlete Paul Robeson, followed by the psychological drama One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2021
Featuring three complementary components, this month-long tribute takes audiences on a virtual tour of some of the most important moments in Black Musical Theatre History as well as introducing audiences to the talents that helped create the Broadway Musical as we know it.
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 21, 2021
On January thirteenth the DC area arts community lost the immensely talented performer Delores King Williams. She was an incredibly talented actress and singer who was always a huge support factor for her fellow performers.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2021
Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes the film soundtrack for One Night in Miami..., volume two of the Jason Robert Brown musical collection songbook, the Stephen Sondheim Encyclopedia, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 15, 2021
Casa Mañana’s Reid Cabaret Theatre and Frank Kent Cadillac will present Bennett & Babs: The Songs of Tony Bennett and Barbra Streisand February 9-14, 2021. Tickets are on sale now.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 14, 2021
Next week, Jefferson Performing Arts Society presents a one-man show about the life of the great Paul Robeson.  The show is offered for two performances only on Saturday, January 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, January 24 at 2:00 p.m. at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center at 6400 Airline Drive in Metairie. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 13, 2021
The season kicks off with Laura Osnes in Concert on February 5 and 6, with music direction by Fred Lassen.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 7, 2021
Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Paulini, Rob Mills, Alexander Lewis & Mark Furze are set to star in CHESS THE MUSICAL touring Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane from April to June 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 5, 2021
Casting has been confirmed for the online concert streaming of Treason, the exciting new musical drama based on the notorious gunpowder plot of 1605. The world premiere of this exclusive musical concert will be performed by a selection of some of the West End's most gifted performers including Lucie Jones (Legally Blonde, Waitress), and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2021
Today's Theater Stories features the Gershwin Theatre! Learn about the theatre's longest running show, Wicked; the extravagant production of Starlight Express; the Theater Hall of fame featuring theater's biggest names, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2021
Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 24, 2021
Houston Grand Opera presents the March installment of Live from The Cullen on March 12. Tune in to HGO Digital and be transported to the Wortham Theater Center's Cullen Theater for a performance by sensational tenor Jack Swanson. Swanson is best known for his interpretations of Rossini and Donizetti.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2021
Asolo Rep continues its 2021 outdoor season with the launch of the rolling world premiere of Cheryl L. West's Fannie: The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer. Directed by Henry Godinez with Music Direction and Arrangements by Felton Offard, Asolo Rep will start the “roll,” followed by productions to be announced at Goodman Theatre and Seattle Rep.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2021
Asolo Rep has announced casting for its upcoming production of Lerner and Loewe's Camelot. This concert production of David Lee's adaptation previews March 17 and 18, opens March 19 and runs through March 31 on Asolo Rep's outdoor Terrace Stage, located on the front steps of the FSU Center for the Performing Arts.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2021
Each year, Porchlight Music Theatre celebrates an individual who has made an exceptional and lasting contribution to the state of the art of Chicago music theatre with the prestigious Guy Adkins Award. This year, Felicia P. Fields is the recipient.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2021
This week's list includes The Wellsongs Project, featuring Kate Baldwin, Ethan Slater, and more. Plus, check out Don't Lose Your Head: Life Lessons from the Six Ex-Wives of Henry VIII, which has been described as 'An Unofficial Survival Guide for Fans of the Musical Six.'
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2021
Town Hall Theater will present THT Artistic Director Doug Anderson's “A History of the American Musical” four-class series, beginning Monday, March 8th.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2021
The University of Montevallo will be honoring the memory of alumna Rebecca Luker by naming the stage in its new Center for the Arts after her.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 10, 2021
With the first low trill of the solo clarinet and its spine-tingling run up the scale, Rhapsody In Blue by George and Ira Gershwin caught the public's fancy and opened a new era in American music.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 23, 2020
'Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings' is one of the most memorable quotes from the holiday classic film 'It's a Wonderful Life,' but Little Theatre of Virginia Beach brings us more sound effects than just a bell in their production of the radio play version. Foley artists create all the sounds of 1940s Bedford Falls, just like it was done when radio was the center of family entertainment in the home. Instead of huddling around a radio, families turn to a smart TV, computer, or mobile device for the story of the life of George Bailey and his fateful Christmas Eve encounter.
by Matt Wolf - Apr 7, 2021
May 17 has long held near-sacrosanct status in and around London theatreland. That's the date earmarked for a return to live performance, albeit to limited audiences, with a further diary entry worth marking of June 21 (the summer solstice no less) when all restrictions on social contacts will be removed and playhouses may - one stresses the word may - be allowed to return to something resembling pre-pandemic capacity.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 4, 2021
BroadwayWorld has made a list of the best musicals and shows that you can watch from the comfort of your couch! Whether it's Netflix, Hulu, Disney+ or BroadwayHD, we have got you covered with all the must-watch titles! 
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2021
Disney's Olivier Award-winning stage musical Beauty and the Beast today announces the cast to star in the re-imagined and re-designed new production. Staged by members of the original award-winning creative team, Beauty and the Beast will open a UK & Ireland Tour at The Bristol Hippodrome on Wednesday 25 August 2021 (National Press Night: Wednesday 29 September).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2021
Signature Theatre has announced the cast for Light, the final of four readings in its 2020/21 SigWorks: Monday Night New Play Reading Series. Now in its fifth year, the SigWorks: Monday Night New Play Reading Series has moved to an entirely digital format.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2021
Casting has been announced for the first ever UK and Ireland tour of WAITRESS opening at the New Wimbledon Theatre on 4 September 2021. The show will star Lucie Jones as 'Jenna', Sandra Marvin as 'Becky', Evelyn Hoskins as 'Dawn' and Busted's Matt Willis as 'Dr Pomatter'. 
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2021
Artistic Director Daniel Evans and Executive Director Kathy Bourne announce today that Chichester Festival Theatre will reopen its doors with its summer musical: Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific, running from 5 July – 4 September.