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Show Boat - 1946 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

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.


Ziegfeld Theatre

About the Theatre
(New York, NY)
6th Avenue at W. 54th St., Roof
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022
GINGER THATCHER will be on the faculty of Ballet Arts, Inc.’s Summer Intensive which will be taking place from June 13-17, 2022 in Jackson, Tennessee. Ms. Thatcher will be teaching musical theater, jazz, and modern dance classes for the participants in this year’s Summer Intensive.
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 4, 2022
Yet perhaps at no time during its vaunted and venerated history has Oklahoma! been so polarizing as it has become now, thanks to the 2019 Broadway revival directed by Daniel Fish which is touring the provinces. Setting up shop on the expansive stage of Andrew Jackson Hall at Nashville’s Tennessee Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, May 3, for an eight-performance run through next Mother’s Day, Fish’s compelling vision for the timeless work has elicited more heated conversations and varied responses than one might expect from a 79-year-old warhorse of a musical.
by A.A. Cristi - May 23, 2022
Oldcastle Theatre Company opens its 50th season on June 17, 2022 with 'Souvenir-A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins' by Stephen Temperley, directed by Nathan Stith.
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022
Partners Temah Higgins, Mollie Mann and DJ Martin of BOND Theatrical, an independently-owned booking and marketing agency for live entertainment, announced several staffing changes today that build on the agency's innovative and strategic offerings for their roster of clients.
by Jared Fessler - May 17, 2022
Recovering Child Co-Star from Full House, The Little Rascals, Hey Arnold, Recess, Ragtime the Musical and more! Recently seen on BRAVO's The People's Couch and the series finale of Fuller House! He is also a vocal coach and podcaster!
by Stephen Mosher - May 16, 2022
Reviving her hit show from 2018, Leslee Warren proves that good things only get better with time.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 11, 2022
After a two-year hiatus, Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston returns for its 53rd summer season on the main stage at the Robinson Theatre (617 Lexington St. Waltham, MA, 02452). Under the direction of new Artistic Director Rachel Bertone, the curtain will rise on two iconic American musicals: West Side Story, the powerful tale of young lovers caught between prejudice and warring street gangs (July 8-16, 2022) and Pippin, Stephen Schwartz's unforgettable musical masterpiece of a young prince searching for passion, adventure, and the true meaning of life. (August 5-13, 2022).
by Elena Díaz-Guerra - Mar 9, 2022
Go Broadway Books edita el libro ya a la venta en Amazon.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2022
Music Director and Principal Conductor David Charles Abell brings the fun and elegance of Oscar Hammerstein 2nd's masterworks to the POPS in HAMMERSTEIN: The Song is You, April 1–3 at the Kimmel Cultural Campus.
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 8, 2022
The cast of Paradise Square has assembled at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre in preparation of the show's first preview on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. The musical officially opens on Sunday, April 3, 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2022
The Drifters Girl – the new musical which tells the remarkable story of one of the world's greatest vocal groups and the woman who made them – is to extend its run at Garrick Theatre in London to Sunday 12 February 2023.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022
The Green Room 42 has announced their April line-up for in-person performances. Located inside YOTEL Times Square (570 Tenth Avenue, Fourth Floor), The Green Room 42 is Broadway's newest and most spacious cabaret club.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2022
La Mirada will present The Sound of Music beginning in April! The show stars Diane Phelan (Broadway: The King and I & South Pacific at Lincoln Center) as “Maria,” Christopher Carl (Broadway: South Pacific at Lincoln Center, Mamma Mia!) as “Captain von Trapp,” and Grammy nominee Suzanna Guzmán (The King and Iwith Yul Brynner, Bizet’s Carmen) as “Mother Abbess.'
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2022
BroadwayWorld has learned that Paradise Square principal cast member Chilina Kennedy will miss upcoming preview performances of the production due to testing positive for COVID. She is currently set to return on Saturday, April 2.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 26, 2022
The highly anticipated Broadway revival of Funny Girl is beginning performances tonight, March 26, at the August Wilson Theatre, ahead of an official opening on April 24. Meet the cast bringing this iconic show back to the stage!
by Martin Ganeider - Mar 26, 2022
Christian Rey Marbella, who plays the Engineer in Vienna's recent production of MISS SAIGON  chatted with us about his connection to the show and how he once saved a performance of MISS SAIGON in the West End. MISS SAIGON at the Raimund Theater is running until June.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2022
The producers of the brand-new production of SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL are delighted to announce that television and musical theatre star Sandra Marvin will play Deloris Van Cartier alongside Lesley Joseph as Mother Superior and Lizzie Bea as Sister Mary Robert in the UK & Ireland tour, coming to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Monday 5 – Saturday 10 June 2023.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2022
The producers of the brand-new production of SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL are delighted to announce that television and musical theatre star Sandra Marvin will play Deloris Van Cartier alongside Lesley Joseph as Mother Superior and Lizzie Bea as Sister Mary Robert in the UK & Ireland tour.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2022
Paradise Square has announced a rush ticket and digital lottery policy. The policy will be in effect starting with the production's first preview this Tuesday, March 15 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). 
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 1, 2022
Broadway’s uproarious new comedy about the women in charge of the man in charge of the free world, POTUS begins previews at the Shubert Theatre on Thursday, April 14, 2022, with an official Opening Night of Monday, May 9, 2022, for a limited engagement through Sunday, August 14, 2022.
by Michael Major - Jan 30, 2022
The new series features appearances by Audra McDonald, Denée Benton, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Kelli O'Hara, Carrie Coon, Claybourne Elder, Donna Murphy, Katie Finneran, Debra Monk, Taylor Richardson, Douglas Sills, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Patrick Page, Michael Cerveris, and more. Continue to check back for more updates as new episodes premiere!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 24, 2022
Just last week, the Argyle Theatre welcomed Broadway Divafest! Featured artists included Kennedy Caughell (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical; Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812; Wicked), Tari Kelly (Anything Goes; Groundhog Day; Something Rotten!; The Boy From Oz; How the Grinch Stole Christmas; Show Boat), Janine LaManna (Seussical; The Drowsey Chaperone; Swing; Ragtime)Judy McLane (Mamma Mia!; Kiss of the Spiderwoman; Aspects of Love; Chess) and Kissy Simmons (The Lion King).
by Claudio Erlichman - Feb 9, 2022
The production features Emanuelle Araujo, in the role of sarcastic Velma Kelly; Paulo Szot, as  the charming and unscrupulous Billy Flynn (a role he currently played on Broadway); and Carol Costa as the “innocent” and surprising Roxie Hart. L. Candido (Mary Sunshine), Lilian Valeska (Mama Morton) and Eduardo Amir (Amos Hart) complete the main cast.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 7, 2022
Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston has announced the appointment of Rachel Bertone, award-winning regional director and choreographer, as its new Artistic Director. Bertone joins Linda Chin, previously Interim Executive Artistic Director and now Executive Producer, as the company's new leadership team for the 2022 summer season. Reagle's Founder and Producing Artistic Director Robert J. Eagle retired June 30, 2021, after a remarkable 52-year career.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2022
Julian Ovenden will star as 'Emile de Becque' throughout the Sadler's Wells season and UK and Ireland Tour of the critically acclaimed, landmark Chichester Festival Theatre production of RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S SOUTH PACIFIC alongside the previously announced Gina Beck as 'Ensign Nellie Forbush'.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 22, 2022
There once was a young girl named Beauty who didn't seem to fit in. Her nose was always stuck in a book and unlike her sisters, she wasn’t looking for a Prince Charming to rescue her. What she wanted was adventure and thats just what she found. Meet the cast below and join us as we open this weekend!
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 20, 2022
Lorna Dallas of cabaret fame brings her latest musical foray, Glamorous Nights and Rainy Days, to Crazy Coqs. Dallas recently received in a New York Backstage Bistro award for her “Continued Consummate Artistry. ” The show, conceived with her two main collaborators, is directed by Barry Kleinbort and musical directed by Christopher Denny.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2022
 Sing for Hope announced today that, in honor of Black History Month, it will present a month-long celebration of Black artists and culture on its Open Arts virtual platform. Interactive, live, and free of charge, Open Arts is a virtual extension of Sing for Hope’s mission of “art for all,” presenting the brightest stars of Broadway, opera, jazz, classical, pop, and the world’s leading stages.
by Team BWW - Feb 19, 2022
Just last week, The Music Man marched back to Broadway- the latest revival of a show from musical theatre's most glorious time- the Golden Age. What was the Golden Age all about? Study up!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 16, 2022
The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for The Muny’s 2022 season, which opens on June 13 with the celebrated return of the 2021 hit that audiences went “Whoopee!” for, the Tony Award-winning Chicago.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 14, 2022
Complete casting has been announced for Paradise Square on Broadway. The production begins rehearsals today in New York City. Previews begin in four weeks on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, prior to opening night on Sunday, April 3, 2022 at Broadway’s Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). 
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 7, 2022
The Muny announced today that Jeanna de Waal, Corbin Bleu, Andréa Burns, Nehal Joshi, and Darlesia Cearcy will star in the high-flying production of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins, July 5-13, 2022. A family favorite, Muny-goers will witness Mary flying over the audience. Mary Poppins is directed by John Tartaglia, choreographed by Patrick O’Neill, with music direction by Brad Haak. Mary Poppins is proudly sponsored by Ameren.
by Elena Díaz-Guerra - Apr 7, 2022
El pasado lunes el director de BroadwayWorld Spain presentó su libro en la Escuela TAI de Madrid.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 7, 2022
The King’s Theatre, Glasgow is delighted to confirm that Sister Act will run at the city venue later this year with TV favourite Sandra Marvin in the role of Deloris Van Cartier.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022
Routledge Press has released Robert W. Schneider and Shannon Agnew’s new book, Fifty Key Stage Musicals, an exploration of fifty musicals whose creation impacted the trajectory of musical theater history.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022
Goodspeed Musicals will kick off its first full season of musicals since 2019 with the spring production of Kander and Ebb’s dazzling and daring classic, Cabaret. The Kit Kat Klub comes alive for the first time on the Goodspeed stage from May 13 – July 3 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn.
by Elena Díaz-Guerra - Apr 29, 2022
El próximo 27 de mayo el director de BroadwayWorld Spain presentará su libro en la escuela Aules de Barcelona.
by Social Watch - Apr 29, 2022
Tune in to our Instagram story today, as Danny Gardner takes over to take you behind the scenes of his day at The Encore's A Thousand Faces: The Lon Chaney Musical.
by Review Roundups - Apr 26, 2022
The Broadway production of A Strange Loop, Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer-Prize winning musical, opens tonight at the Lyceum Theater. Read the reviews!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022
Additional casting and the design team have been announced for A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical's world premiere, pre-Broadway engagement at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre (106 Boylston Street).
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 21, 2022
Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning rock musical Rent takes over Portland Center Stage hot off its 25th anniversary. Rent will be directed by PCS's Associate Artistic Director Chip Miller. It begins previews on May 21, opens on May 27, and runs through July 10 on the U.S. Bank Main Stage. The production, originally slated to run through June 26, has already been extended due to strong ticket sales.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2022
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Tony Award-winning stage and screen actor Robert Morse has died at age 90. Morse may be best known to Broadway fans as the original  J. Pierrepont Finch in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, a role for which he won a Tony Award. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022
Single tickets are on sale now for two of the most anticipated events of Chicago’s 2022/23 cultural season, Lyric Opera of Chicago’s grandly scaled productions of two classic musicals: the North American premiere of a newly reimagined Fiddler on the Roof and a revival of West Side Story, the best-selling musical in Lyric history.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2022
Paradise Square officially resumed performances last night, April 19, after briefly going dark due to COVID cases within the cast. Joaquina Kalukango gave a speech after last night's performance, where she talked about being grateful to be back on stage.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 18, 2022
The Prince Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announces that  applications are now open for the 2022 Fellowship program.
by Michael Major - Apr 16, 2022
This April, Broadway fans can spring into action with new albums, concerts, and television shows to binge. From the new Disney+ film adaption of Better Nate Than Ever to new additions to Seth Rudetsky's concert series, check out what's coming to streaming services this month!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2022
The new Broadway musical Paradise Square will now resume performances on Tuesday, April 19 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street), rather than Saturday, April 16 as previously announced. The change is due to additional COVID cases within the company.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 11, 2022
Today Broadway is seeing more and more revivals of successful musicals from the golden age of musicals of decades past. During the 21st century, very few fresh and timely musicals that have the potential to become classics are being presented on the stage. Fly More Than You Fall, a brand-new musical production, which intends to be gracing the stages of Broadway soon, hopes to fall into that category – classic, evergreen musical production. Fly More Than You Fall will be presenting an industry reading of the production on May 9 at 2pm and May 10 at 11am. Fly More Than You Fall tells the inspiring story of a young teenage girl, Malia who undergoes a frightening journey.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 11, 2022
After previously announcing that performances would resume on Tuesday, April 12, the original new Broadway musical Paradise Square will definitely resume performances on Saturday, April 16, with performances at 2:00 and 8:00 pm at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). The production, which opened April 3, halted performances on Thursday, April 7 after positive COVID cases were experienced in the company.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts announced that the North American tour of Lincoln Center Theater’s critically acclaimed production of Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY is coming as a part of its 2021/2022 Kravis On Broadway season.  Directed by Bartlett Sher, the North American tour will play the Kravis Center from April 19 – 24.