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Smile - 1986 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Based on the screenplay by Jerry Belson

The cut-throat world of beauty contests is satired.

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Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (Broadway)


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(New York, NY)
205 West 46th St.
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by Team BWW - May 9, 2022
Tonys time is here at least! The nominations for the 75th Annual Tony Awards were announced this morning by Adrienne Warren and Joshua Henry. This year's nominees are checking in with BroadwayWorld to tell us all about how they got the news. Check back for live updates!
by Marissa Tomeo - May 8, 2022
 It’s been exactly 20 years since Montreal’s Simple Plan unleashed their debut album, No Pads, No Helmets...Just Balls into the world, bursting onto the scene with explosive energy - and now, the pop punkers are back with a brand-new album, featuring some of their catchiest and most meaningful songs to date.
by Joseph Harrison - May 8, 2022
There are some musicals that just make you smile and can do so regardless of how many times you have seen in them. For me, one of those shows is (and will always be) LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL. Now, some might turn their noses up at a musical based on a film, and others may scoff at the lighter subject matter, but what LEGALLY BLONDE does so well is share a story of female empowerment in a shiny, pink wrapper. And in its production of this fun and uplifting musical, Titusville Playhouse delivers a fresh, energetic and thoroughly entertaining take on the story of Miss Elle Woods and her journey of self-discovery.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 8, 2022
GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter and musician Aaron Raitiere’s anticipated debut album, Single Wide Dreamer, is out today via Dinner Time Records/Thirty Tigers—stream/purchase HERE.
by A.A. Cristi - May 6, 2022
Broadway star Jason Gotay (GOSSIP GIRL, BRING IT ON, SPIDERMAN) will debut his new concert at The Green Room 42 on Thursday, May 19, at 9:30pm. Ben Rauhala is music directing.
by Emily Short - May 6, 2022
Welcome to Girl World, also known as Music Hall at Fair Park. Broadway's Mean Girls brings you a story of friendship, insecurity, curiosity, and acceptance. Don't miss out, and don't forget to wear PINK! Music Hall at Fair Park May 3-15. It’s going to be so FETCH!
by Stephen Mosher - May 6, 2022
With a special group of galpals for life, Andrea McArdle is at 54 Below celebrating a time, just a few years back, when she and her girls were having the time of their lives.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022
THE DJANGO will bring another month of stellar jazz by some of the field’s heroes alongside young, emerging artists.
by Michael Major - May 6, 2022
Featuring recent singles, “Wake Me Up (When This Nightmare’s Over),” “The Antidote,” “Ruin My Life,” and “Congratulations,” Harder Than It Looks has garnered millions of streams across platforms and captured the attention of Billboard, SPIN, Teen Vogue, Audacy, and more. Plus, check out upcoming tour dates!
by Student Blogger: Spencer Wareing - May 5, 2022
Against my best attempts, my theatrical roller coaster slowed to a stop. So, instead, if you all don't mind, I'd like to tell you a story... 'Once upon a time, there lived an itty, bitty dragon with glittering red scales and a snout too small for any real fire to erupt.'
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2022
The Royal Opera House has announced two stand-out shows on stage this summer, bringing two of Britain's top performers to one of London's most iconic venues: Horizons - A 21st Century Space Odyssey with Professor Brian Cox; and Bill Bailey: En Route to the Royal Opera House. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022
The Coppell Arts Center has announced its 2022-2023 presentation season, featuring nine thrilling productions. Following an incredible opening year, the Center’s second series will be one for the ages.
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2022
Ignored characters in Italian renaissance paintings, pig outlaws and tricky tooth fairy admin are just a few of the topics which singer-songwriter Gecko will be covering this August in Man With a Guitar Plays Story Songs.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 3, 2022
Cristela Alonzo is back for her second Netflix Comedy special with Middle Classy. It is set to premiere globally on Netflix on June 28th. The special is produced by Page Hurwitz and Wanda Sykes for Push It Productions. Hurwitz also directs. 
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2022
Anik Shooner, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec (SMCQ), has announced the appointment of Ana Sokolovic as Artistic Director. The internationally renowned composer has been actively involved in the Quebec and Canadian music scene for many years.
by A.A. Cristi - May 2, 2022
After a successful sold out run at the Winter Mini-Fringe Festival in January 2020, Six Chick Flicks is returning to Orlando May 17 through May 29 at the Orlando Fringe Festival.
by Ashley Corbaley - May 19, 2022
THE LAST PLACE YOU LOOK is now playing at the Jewel Box Theatre! BWW was fortunate to catch up with the play's writer and director, Gwen Adams, to get the inside scoop on the show's premiere performance.
by Michael Major - May 19, 2022
Will Joseph Cook shares his new single “BOP”—an anthem steeped in bouncy choruses detailing feverish young love and taking a chance. “BOP” has fast become a fan favorite from recent live shows and follows previous releases “Kisses,” “Little Miss” and “4AM” as the latest single to be lifted from his forthcoming album Every Single Thing
by BWW Prompts - May 18, 2022
Today we asked our readers for their favorite musical of the 2021-2022 Broadway season!
by Michael Major - May 18, 2022
3x GRAMMY® Award-winning, RIAA multi-platinum certified artist Lizzo Releases 'About Damn Time' (Purple Disco Machine Remix) today. New single “About Damn Time” heralds Lizzo’s highly-anticipated upcoming album SPECIAL. Lizzo recently launched her revolutionary new shapewear brand, YITTY. Plus, check out upcoming tour dates!
by Michael Quintos - May 18, 2022
After a two-year delay due to COVID, this long-awaited So. Cal. production of NEWSIES---currently on stage at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts through May 29, 2022---marks the much-anticipated live and in-person return of 3-D Theatricals. The wait, as the saying goes, was worth it.
by Michael Major - May 16, 2022
Capping off stellar first seasons, TLC, the #1 primetime cable network with women 25-54 for the third consecutive year to date, announced the renewals of three breakout freshman series: I AM SHAUNA RAE, DAVID & ANNIE: AFTER THE 90 DAYS and LOREN & ALEXEI: AFTER THE 90 DAYS.
by Angela Kabasan - May 15, 2022
Ronin Theatre company to present The Playboy of the Western World May 12-29 at the Irish Cultural Center.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 15, 2022
Tamron Hall's self-titled talk show has released the guests that will appear on the show in the coming week. Below is the programming for May 16, 2022. Please note: Lineup is subject to change.
by Stephen Mosher - May 14, 2022
As a part of her legacy series honoring great women in music, Ann Hampton Callaway focuses on Peggy Lee.
by Faeron Wheeler - May 13, 2022
On Wednesday evening, the Baxter Theatre Centre became a very glamorous spot. The Main Theatre now the Pam Golding Theatre, in honour of the late real estate giant and a generous sponsorship agreement. The evening was capped off by the opening performance of Marc Lottering’s latest stand-up show UNCLE MARC.
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2022
Waterbury's Palace theater invites you to join in the fun of a brand-new event, the Palace Block Party, celebrating 100 years in the community and the return of live events! On Friday, June 10th beginning at 5:30 PM the 100 block of East Main Street will feature an array of delicious food, including festive summer favorites, as well as a Beer Garden and Bourbon tastings.
by - May 12, 2022
This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 5/12/2022 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.
by Gary Naylor - May 12, 2022
BWW's Gary Naylor discovers more about the National Theatre's work in the education sector and how its online resources are being used more and more post-pandemic
by Nicholas Pontolillo - May 12, 2022
Closing out its 48th season, CMPAC does manage to put on a dazzling production of Hello Dolly, albeit a few hiccups, which I will attribute to opening night jitters.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022
TFANA has extended the run of Alice Childress’s Wedding Band, directed by Awoye Timpo, to May 22. (The production, which began previews April 28—postponed from an original date of April 23 due to two COVID-19 cases—was formerly set to close May 15).
by Luke Evans - May 11, 2022
For a messily scripted white-comfort piece, Jersey Boys sure can make for an effective toe-tapping diversion from the ever-encroaching dread that is life in the 2020s. The breezy performances and energetic vocals on display at Theatre Under the Stars work double time to distract you from the material’s flaws.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 11, 2022
PBS today announced the ten talented home cooks who will be showcasing their culinary expertise in THE GREAT AMERICAN RECIPE, a new eight-part uplifting competition series that celebrates the multiculturalism that makes American food so vibrant and unique. With a range of culinary styles infused by their backgrounds — from Syrian to Hungarian, Vietnamese to Mexican, Italian to Puerto Rican, Southern soul food to Filipino, the ten contestants represent the delicious diversity of American home cooking.
by Emma Watkins - May 10, 2022
It's time for the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest! During the intensive rehearsal period, we asked some of this year’s artists whether, like many theatrical performers, they have any superstitions or pre-performance rituals to calm their nerves or bring them good luck on stage.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2022
The Heart Of Dixie Fiction Writers have announced the release of their new collection of short stories entitled, What a Day! Short Stories by Southern Authors.
by Drew Eberhard - May 1, 2022
Over the course of the last 26 years somewhere along the line of learned history in the depths of musical theatre you have heard the name Jonathan Larson, synonymous with the 1996 Rock musical RENT that changed the face of musical theatre in its time. Boasting a rock score and groundbreaking storylines such as the rise of the AIDS epidemic sweeping the country, RENT was unlike anything in its conception. However, Jonathan Larson and his stamp on modern musical theatre came into fruition before RENT. Trying to establish himself in the live theatre arena since the early 1980s, Larson began performing his Semi-Autobiographical Rock Musical Tick, Tick...Boom! in the early 90’s as a solo piece. Tragically Jonathan Larson passed away in 1996 of a rare heart condition before he was able to feel the immense magnitude of his fame.
by Joseph Harrison - May 1, 2022
In the opening number of Elton John and Tim Rice’s hit musical, AIDA, Princess Amneris sings - “Every story, tale or memoir, every saga or romance, whether true or fabricated, whether planned or happenstance….All are tales of human failing, All are tales of love at heart.” and with those opening lines, she encapsulates perfectly the touching (and heart wrenching) story that audiences are about to witness. And in its current production of this classic love story, The Henegar Center in Melbourne delivers an AIDA that is thrilling from its first moments to its last and features some of the most powerful, emotional, and polished performances I have seen on stage in a very long time.
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 29, 2022
Leola went full-on Clarkson last night, as her guests sang some Kelly hits and Leola quizzed Justin Guarini.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022
The Green Room 42 has announced their May 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 A.A. Cristi - Apr 29, 2022
After two years of delayed or canceled shows, zoom auditions, and virtual casting, Musical Theatre West will hold the first live, in person auditions of their new season the week of May 10 for their upcoming production of Grease. Auditions and Rehearsals will be held at the MTW's rehearsal hall: 4350 E 7th Street, Long Beach, CA 90804. Performances will be held at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center: 6200 E Atherton St, Long Beach, CA 90815.
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 28, 2022
Our Mother’s Day gift list is here and we have not only gathered ideas for moms and mom figures who enjoy good food, but there are other suggestions too that make life a lot easier. Check out the list and start your shopping. We know these gifts will put a smile on the faces of the people you love.
by Michael Quintos - Apr 27, 2022
THE SOUND OF MUSIC's built-in charm and charisma is indeed very much present in McCoy Rigby Entertainment's latest stage iteration of this classic stage production, now playing at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts through May 15, 2022. Filled with visually-captivating production values, a gorgeous-sounding orchestral sound, and an overall, infectiously winning spirit, this new production is a fun, pleasantly nostalgic throwback to the old-fashioned Broadway book musical.
by Greg Kerestan - Apr 27, 2022
Ken Ludwig's farce-mystery hybrid works much better than you'd imagine.
by Michael Major - Apr 26, 2022
Belgian pop star Angèle (born Angèle Van Laeken) reveals the music video “Libre” HERE via Island Records, directed by Aube Perrie (Megan Thee Stallion, L’Impératrice). Taken from her album Nonante-Cinq, the video shows Angèle, as a way to oppose an all too often anxious-prone world. Watch the new music video now!
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 26, 2022
Back after a wildly successful and critically-acclaimed pilot program, Lime Arts Productions presents the second iteration of the Twenty By Twenty Fringe, a program that was conceived in an effort to provide a platform for artistic directors, theatre and film practitioners, and audiences across the country to watch bold, innovative, and intimate new works created by the most refreshing and current voices: artists in their 20s.
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 26, 2022
The power behind SPOTLIGHT ON YOU has been performing her Eighties pop music show while continuing her virutal Open Mic. Here she shares her passion with Broadway World Cabaret's readers.
by Team BWW - Apr 26, 2022
Moving, heartfelt, and raw, Jagged Little Pill: The Novel draws on the musical’s story and gives readers deeper glimpses of the characters. It’s a story about the power of voicing your pain, standing up for what’s right, and finding healing and connection. BroadwayWorld is very excited to bring you an excerpt from the book.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2022
Dundee Rep has announced the cast for The Bookies, a riveting new black comedy premiering on 3 May. Fresh off starring opposite each other in the Scottish Premiere of The Children, Irene Macdougall and Barrie Hunter star in the production as Michelle and Harry. Also joining from the Ensemble, Ewan Donald takes on the role of Pat, and returning to the Dundee Rep stage after making his Rep debut in Wings Around Dundee as well as starring in A Christmas Carol, Benjamin Osugo takes the stage as John.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 22, 2022
ChimyTina, the viral vocal-bass duo known for their innovative arrangements of jazz classics, remarkable interplay and creative DIY-approach return with their new full length album Constellations.