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Show Boat - West End

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.

Schedule

Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

(London, )
Catherine Street London WC2B 5JB
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by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2020
Looking for something new to read while stuck inside, but still need your Broadway fix? We've rounded up 10 of our favorite theatre-themed history books to fill the void!
by Stage Tube - May 27, 2020
The Barn held its next virtual concert, The Barn Presents: The Music of Finn Anderson, on May 23. West End meets the West Country as another all-star West End and Broadway line-up celebrate the music and work of Scottish musical theatre composer and singer-songwriter Finn Anderson.
by Christian Ranke - May 27, 2020
2013 marked Det Norske Teatret's 100th anniversary. To celebrate this occasion the theatre put on a rather intimate production named 'Musikalar i 100' with a small cast presenting moments from their past achievements. The cast included performers such as Hedi Ruud Ellingsen, Heidi Gjermundsen Broch, Gjertrud Jynge, Paul Åge Johannessen and Frank Kjosås. This archival production will be streamed at the theatres webpage from May 29th at 8.00 pm (local time) and will be available for a limited time.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
On Sunday May 24 at 5pm, singer Lynelle Kenned, accompanied by Stefan Lombard on piano, will perform live in a one hour concert.
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards will celebrate the life and legacy of American theater producer and director Harold 'Hal' Prince with the Drama Desk's newly established lifetime achievement honor.
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2020
Looking for something new to read while stuck inside, but still need your Broadway fix? We've rounded up 10 of our favorite theatre-themed history books to fill the void!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2020
Tune in on Tuesday, May 19 at 7pm for a look back at Goodspeed's beloved 2011 production of Show Boat.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2020
Southern California's 3-D Theatricals' 3D+U has announced its special 3D+U guests for Thursday, May 14 and Friday, May 15, including Nikki Snelson, Lisa Loeb, and Beth Malone.
by Shari Barrett - May 11, 2020
With the current theatre world on hiatus, I have created a Spotlight Series on Broadway World which features interviews with some of the many talented artists who make our Los Angeles theatre community so exciting and vibrant thanks to their ongoing contribution to keeping the Arts alive in the City of the Angels. This Spotlight focuses on Shon LeBlanc, owner of The Costume House in NoHo who had 15 shows on his costume design schedule cancel within a week due to the COVID-19 shutdown to a?oeFlatterTheCurvea?? of infection.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for SISTER ACT. Performances begin on Thursday, March 19 and run through Sunday, May 3, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020
Josie Rourke's critically acclaimed and Olivier Award winning production of City of Angels makes its West End transfer five years since opening at the Donmar Warehouse in 2014. With a swinging score by Cy Coleman and David Zippel and a brilliantly witty book by Larry Gelbart, City of Angels is a musical love letter to the glamorous world of old Hollywood and film noir. The musical will play at the Garrick Theatre for a limited season, with previews from Thursday 5 March 2020, reuniting the production's entire creative team.
by BWW Prompts - Mar 30, 2020
We want to hear from you! We're starting #BwayWorldPrompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater conversation.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
Soprano Cheryl Warfield will present 'Dynamic Divas II: Stories of African-American Sopranos Who Inspire and Enrich,' on Sunday, March 29th at 4 PM at Advent Lutheran Church, 2504 Broadway at West 93rd Street on the Upper West Side. The opera concert pays homage to legendary prima donna assolutta Leontyne Price and is the second in a series of lecture recital programs focusing on the artistic and trailblazing contributions of Black opera singers. Cheryl is a New York City based opera singer, educator, and concert producer who has performed over 15 lead operatic roles in New York and throughout Europe. She will be accompanied by concert pianist Olga Gurevich.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2020
Erika Henningsen took to Instagram to perform a song that 'always makes her feel better,' Vienna by Billy Joel.
by Walter McBride - Mar 16, 2020
BroadwayWorld was saddened to report that Broadway veteran Merwin Foard recently passed away at 59 years old. Born September 16, 1960 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, Foard was last seen on Broadway in Aladdin as a standby for Jafar/Sultan.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
Flying Over Sunset is officially in previews on Broadway! The musical, with book and direction by James Lapine, music by Tom Kitt, and lyrics by Michael Korie, and choreography by Michelle Dorrance will open Thursday, April 16.
by Kyle Christopher West - Mar 12, 2020
Texas Woman's University's College Audition Prep Program is back better than ever this year with two great options for high school musical theater and acting students: a new two week Intensive stay camp hosted by Texas Woman's University on their beautiful Denton, Texas campus OR a four day Weekend event packed with master classes, dance classes, mock auditions and college program overview presentations.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
The directors of The Jerome Robbins Foundation today announced that Theodore S. Chapin, President and Chief Creative Officer of The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization: A Concord Company, will be honored with the Floria V. Lasky Award in recognition of his invaluable contributions to the cultural landscape of New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
Broadway's Erin Mackey will lead Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific at Goodspeed Musicals'. The production begins April 17 will run through June 28 at The Goodspeed.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Broadway veteran Merwin Foard has passed away. He was 59 years old.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2020
This week's episode of Manoa Valley Theatre's new live streaming video series called MVT Live, features two dynamic and creative entertainers.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2020
New York Theatre Barn will host An All-Female Tribute to Edna Ferber in a free live stream on Monday, June 15th, 2020 at 7PM EDT. The celebration will introduce the first new musical works based on Edna Ferber short stories.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 5, 2020
The Invigorated Ingenue brought Joan Darragh back to the cabaret stage and community, where she belongs. Isolation has brought her talents as motivator and baker to the social media. Here, the Ingenue talks with Stephen Mosher about life before and after her return to the stage.
by Student Blogger: Josie Reynolds - Jun 5, 2020
a?oeGive the people A day of peace. A day of pride. A day of justice We have been denied. Let the new day dawn, Oh, Lord, I pray... We'll never get to heaven Till we reach that day.a?? - Ragtime
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020
Music Mountain Theatre will host a William Hammerstein virtual event
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020
Three time Tony-nominee Rebecca Luker will present a special streaming concert event titled At Home With Rebecca Luker, June 17 at 8 PM ET via Zoom.
by Student Blogger: Bella Bosco - Jun 30, 2020
I'm so excited about today's post, featuring a conversation with the one and only, Tim Howard, Coordinator of the B.F.A. Musical Theatre program at Western Connecticut State University! 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
Amid cancellation of Broadway Sings for Pride's 10th Pride Charity Concert due to Covid, Broadway and Off-Broadway performers representing Broadway Sings for Pride will still take part in virtual LGBTQ+ Pride celebrations this June!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020
The Muny announced today that it will offer 10 weeks of free online Muny entertainment for the summer of 2020. For 10 consecutive Monday nights, with a single repeat stream on the subsequent Thursday, audiences and fans can experience the magic of their Muny summer online at muny.org with both curated and newly created entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020
The Muny announced today that it will offer 10 weeks of free online Muny entertainment for the summer of 2020. For 10 consecutive Monday nights, with a single repeat stream on the subsequent Thursday, audiences and fans can experience the magic of their Muny summer online at muny.org with both curated and newly created entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2020
Join us this week, July 9th-July 11th for a spectacular Dinner Club event with the incredible Broadway stars Jodie Langel, Mark Sanders, and Grace Field in a stellar tribute to Broadway! With hits from shows like Mamma Mia!, Hello, Dolly!, Show Boat, Cats, West Side Story, Annie Get Your Gun, and so many more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
The Barn Theatre is paying tribute to British musical theatre composers through their concert series! They have paid tribute to Amies & Clements, Elliot Davis, Finn Anderson, and Daniel and Laura Curtis.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2020
Michigan's only professional African American Theatre, Plowshares Theatre Company, presents a virtual concert of songs from an original musical set in Detroit's past. The play, Hastings Street, is a work in progress set in 1949 at the cusp of the order to tear down Black Bottom, the segregated Black community that was once where I-75 is now.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020
Brighton Open Air Theatre is set to reopen on July 25, opening with variety show BOAT Unlocked!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
Broadway veteran, Edward Watts will star as El Gallo in The Link Theatre's inaugural production of Tom Jonesand Harvey Schmidt's The Fantasticks. Watts previously played the role for more than 1,000 performances in the Off-Broadway production in New York City. The first professional theatre company in Northeast Arkansas, The Link is a new non-profit theater company located in Jonesboro, AR. Broadway veteran Matt Cavenaugh will direct the musical, which will play for three nights only starting Friday, March 6, 2020 at The Glass Factory (313 W Huntington Avenue, Jonesboro, AR). Watts replaces the previously announced Ben Davis who had to exit the production due to conflicts with his shooting schedule.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
 Two-time Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals has brought together an extraordinary group of artists to contribute to the trio of exciting productions planned this season: a beloved Golden Age classic, a World Premiere folk-rock musical and a thrilling musical masterwork. Single tickets for all three shows set for Goodspeed's 2020 season go on public sale Sunday, February 23 at 10:00 a.m..
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
Today, Feinstein's at the Nikko announced an exciting lineup of national and local artists who will take the stage at San Francisco's premier intimate nightclub this spring. Additional artists will be announced at a later date. Tickets for all shows are on-sale now by visiting www.feinsteinssf.com or calling 866-663-1063. Ticket prices are subject to change without notice.
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
On Friday, elusive New York City jazz group Onyx Collective returns with the release of their new single. 'My Funny Valentine' features Nick Hakim and is a reimagining of the song originally written for Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart's 1937 musical Babes in Arms. On Onyx Collective's stripped-down rendition of the song, out via TMWRK Records, Nick Hakim delivers a delicate vocal performance over a haunting and at times tense piano riff. With the release Onyx Collective becomes one of the many significant artists to cover the song, including Hal McIntyre and Ruth Gaylor, Chet Baker, Frank Sinatra, Lee Wiley, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, The Supremes, Jerry Garcia and Merl Saunders, Chris Botti and Sting, and Chaka Khan. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
Broadway musicals are one of America's most beloved art forms and play to millions of people each year. But what do these shows, which are often thought to be just frothy entertainment, really have to say about our country and who we are as a nation?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
Leading NYC arts education nonprofit Inside Broadway (Executive Director, Michael Presser) recently begun its city-wide school tour of All Kinds of People, a special musical revue developed in collaboration with The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, designed to promote tolerance and acceptance using the words and lyrics of the great Oscar Hammerstein II. The tour will play about 90 performances over the course of 10 weeks at over 50 NYC public schools in The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens & Manhattan.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Avery Sommers will make her debut at Feinstein's/54 Below in New York City on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 9:30 PM with her acclaimed show, For Sentimental Reasons. One of the most versatile performers, who can sing anything from blues and gospel to musical theater and standards, Avery brings to the stage a blend of it all plus some very personal stories and highlights from her successful career including Broadway, cabaret performances, and appearances at major venues like Carnegie Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
The York Theatre Company will present the Off-Broadway premiere of Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood, a song and dance celebration featuring the music and lyrics of the legendary Irving Berlin, with book by Barry Kleinbort (13 Things About Ed Carpolotti) and music direction by David Hancock Turner (York's Desperate Measures), directed and choreographed by four-time Tony Award nominee Randy Skinner (42nd Street, Dames at Sea, Irving Berlin's White Christmas, and Ain't Broadway Grand). Performances begin Friday, April 17, 2020 for a limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, May 17, 2020 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening Night is set for Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 6:45 p.m. Cast and creative team will be announced shortly.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
Northern Kentucky University's School of the Arts will present DANCE '20, an evening of new works by guest artists, faculty, and students. Twelve dynamic dances will add up to an evening of concert pieces that highlight various styles of dance, including ballet, modern, jazz, musical theatre, tap, and dance theatre. Performances take place March 6-7 at NKU's Corbett Theatre. The production is coordinated by the artistic team of Frankie Montazemi, Anna Gortner, Sylvia Chervus, DJ Bruggee, and Tracey Bonner.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Apr 27, 2020
From growing up in a small northern California town to falling in love with her Mean Girls co- star, Ilana and Erika catch up on this episode of Little Known Facts in the time of #StayHome. From Brooklyn to a country cabin in New Jersey the two actresses figured out the remote podcast technology and Erika takes Ilana through her  Broadway debut in Les Miserables and working on the musical Diner and of course a deep deep dive into what it's like to work with Tina Fey, Sheryl Crow and all the other icons she has collaborated with. Little Known Facts- Erika was not hired the first time for Les Miz or  Mean Girls but  in her case the second time is a charm! This and so much more  with Erika Henningsen.
by BroadwayWorld UK TV - Apr 2, 2020
We kicked off our UK Living Room Concerts series with the fabulous Lauren Drew singing 'World Burn' from the Mean Girls musical - check it out here! Next up is Christina Bennington, who brings us a bat-tastic performance from her home to yours. Watch the video below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2020
We asked our staff and critics around the country what their favorite films are - if you're in need of something to watch, check out some of their suggestions below!