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Smile - 1986 - Broadway

Based on the screenplay by Jerry Belson

The cut-throat world of beauty contests is satired.


Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
205 West 46th St.
by TV News Desk - May 7, 2021
The album artwork, as well as the portraits of the band members, form part of NOMA’s '21st Century Mona Lisa' collection, who explains the idea behind it in the following statement:
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
CLUB44 RECORDS has announced the debut album of the Osmond Chapman Orchestra – led by Emmy Award-nominated vocalist David Osmond and Grammy Award-nominated bandleader, producer and saxophonist Caleb Chapman – on Friday, June 4. 
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
DeForest Theatricals announces Doris Dear, “America's Perfect Housewife” streaming season 2, episode 2, of her hit show, “Doris Dear's Gurl Talk”, on Broadway On Demand Friday May 7th starting at 3pm ET. 
by TV News Desk - May 6, 2021
“Better Left Unsaid” is the newest single from JUS GOODIE and will be on the highly anticipated album due out this Fall. 
by TV News Desk - May 6, 2021
'Ready for Tomorrow' is a contradiction of singer Angus Dowling's disco flavor up the front and Cool Breeze folk picking guitar style as its anchor. It finds the band celebrating but in a mood. 
by Chantal Kunst - May 5, 2021
Studio 100 blijft investeren, ook in deze vreemde tijden. Want samen met CityCubes lanceren we vandaag de allereerste immersive story van België: een nieuwe, innovatieve totaalbeleving voor families en vrienden: “Studio 100 Story Studio”. Het wordt de allereerste keer in België dat verhalen op deze manier verteld worden. Immersive, waarbij het publiek letterlijk binnenstapt in het verhaal door de spectaculaire, levensgrote projecties. Het luisterverhaal via koptelefoons maakt de beleving nog sterker. Het wordt een lust voor het oog met veel humor gebracht en een heus avontuur.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2021
With the lyrics in hand Eric Hirschhorn (Rebelution) composed and arranged the song. He also added in his brassy touches to pull together the truly unique song.
by TV News Desk - May 5, 2021
“Quincy Jones, my co-founder at Qwest TV, has long worked to boost Americans’ access to and engagement with the arts. It’s wonderful to finally get to offer our flagship linear channels to an American audience thanks to VIZIO,” says Reza Ackbaraly.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2021
Music Theater Works will present 'Legends Of The 50s And 60s: Greatest Hits' at North Shore Center For The Performing Arts (9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60076) from June 18, 2021 through June 27, 2021 as the first production of the 2021 season.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2021
The award-winning artist will also release a music video, book chapter and poem each month. Sarantos is the host of 'The Songwriter Show' on major platforms. His May 2021 release is 'I Never Catch the Train.' This month's charitable recipient is Smile Train.
by E.H. Reiter - May 5, 2021
There is always a sense of magic in the art of theatre, and SDSU ‘s PIPPIN streaming through May 8th invites you into the theatre to join them. After all, they have “Magic To Do” and they can’t do it without you.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2021
Hale Center Theater Orem will produce 'ANNIE JR' playing from May. 14 to May. 22, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2021
Dundee Rep and Scottish Dance Theatre present This is for you Dundee, a mini-festival of interactive events popping up online, aimed at Dundonians to rediscover their beautiful and vibrant city with the help from some of its foremost creative artists.
by TV News Desk - May 4, 2021
Underwood may be best known as Jonathan Rollins on the NBC legal drama L.A. Law, which he played for seven years.
by TV News Desk - May 4, 2021
The band is regarded as one of the most distinctive in western devotional music. Their dynamic sound has won over widespread fans worldwide through inclusion on several Putumayo World Music compilations.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2021
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that dance legend Jacques d'Amboise, father of Tony nominee Charlotte d'Amboise, has passed away, according to ABT's Robert La Fosse. He was 86 years old.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2021
Erika Chong Shuch and Ryan Tacata will launch The Great AAPI Elder Print Off with For You performance collective and in partnership with Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly (LBFE).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 1, 2021
From Tony Award-winning producer Eva Price and streaming platform Stellar comes the upcoming event TITANIQUE: THE MAIDEN VOYAGE CONCERT, a musical parody of the larger-than-life film, featuring the iconic song catalog of everyone's favorite French-Canadian diva. 
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2021
Super Summer Theatre will present Dino, Judy, Frank & Babs as the opening to its summer 2021 series beginning May 13.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2021
Equal parts vintage Nashville, Texas swing, and Bakersfield bravado, The Shootouts’ sophomore album Bullseye draws heavily from the music on which the band’s members were brought up, packaging all of country music’s classic subgenres in their modern, signature sound.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2021
Today, Grave Flowers Bongo Band shares Strength Of Spring LP, out today on Castle Face Records. Under The Radar premiered the album, praising 'light on lyrics but heavy on grooves, the record recalls the flinty guitar work and barrelling drumming of early Led Zeppelin with added touches like Stooges-esque bursts of sax and the unbridled psych freakouts of modern garage psych heroes like Osees.'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2021
Stop by and spend an entertaining, informative half hour in the Rumpus Room with “Doris Dear's Gurl Talk” … you never know who might knock on her door!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2021
The acclaimed Bradford theatre company Freedom Studios is set to host an exciting 8 week 'Introduction to Playwriting Course' this Summer and would love to hear from aspiring creative writers who would like to learn all about playwriting.
by Josh Stent - Apr 29, 2021
What Riverdance did for Irish Dancing... Drummer Queens does for drumming. Look out world “Here Come the Drums”!
by Student Blogger: Claire Desenberg - Apr 28, 2021
All I have to say for myself is senior year spring quarter vibes. I am shoulder deep in senioritis and have absolutely no desire to watch any of my pre recorded lectures about how different faults are somehow related to plate tectonics. That being said I know we have all about had it with this school year and are ready for that zoom-free hot girl summer life. Here are some of my go to pro-tips to help pull you out of that mid-quarter funk I know we're all sitting in:
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 28, 2021
It's been a fun journey, joining John McD in his home on Sundays, but the Maestro with the Most is ending SUNDAY TEA WITH JOHN MCD on May 2nd, so everyone tune in one last time and say goodbye!
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 27, 2021
The women you love should be celebrated every day, and especially on Mother’s Day. Delight them with your thoughtfulness. We have a nice variety of gifts at price points to suit every budget.
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 27, 2021
With pretty and powerful vocals and a sweetly home-spun tale, Meri Ziev brings sunshine and optimism to MetropolitanZoom.
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 27, 2021
MAC Award recipient Doris Dear tested the virtual waters last year with her one-of-a-kind chat show, and it looks like the public dug it because GURL TALK is back for another season of shows. You go, gurl!
by TV News Desk - Apr 27, 2021
“Clock’s tickin’ don’t be chicken -  Going, going, gone y’all better start livin’ - Get up, get out, why ask why - Go Fast, Don’t Die….” is how Duff kicks off the first track, “Go Fast, Don’t Die.”
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2021
The Hill Country Community Theatre is casting the musical comedy “The Addams Family” book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on the characters created by Charles Addams. Auditions are Monday, May 10 and Tuesday, May 11 at 7:00 PM, and Saturday, May 15 at 2:00 PM at the theatre, 4003 W FM 2147, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2021
A few years ago, I had a meeting with an industry professional about our company represent. At this meeting, I was told about a sizeable donation that had been received from an ethically dubious source. The entire board of directors was assembled as to whether to accept the donation or not. Instantly, the idea for 'Money' was born.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2021
Adam Jacobs joined Take A Bow this week. After his twin boys were born on the first day of rehearsal for Broadway, his outlook on the role of Aladdin quickly shifted. He inspires audiences when he shares that it took eight years to finally land the role of Simba in the Lion King. His story just reminds listeners to never give up on their dreams.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2021
Three new shows have been announced at the King Center.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2021
We've rounded up some of the top productions on stage this summer! Find something near you to see using our comprehensive guide below!
by Josh Stent - Apr 24, 2021
If you are after a night of ‘80s electric power ballads that are infused with a theatrically dramatic orchestral score, then StoreyBoard Entertainment’s semi-staged concert revival of Chess The Musical is the show for you!
by TV News Desk - Apr 23, 2021
“I am so excited for this song to be out because It takes inspiration from my favorite bands from the 70s but is still really personal,” says Elise. “I want people to feel good and happy when listening to my music and I hope this song does exactly that.”
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2021
Can it really be more than a quarter-century since the BBC's Pride and Prejudice transfixed viewers, accelerating the shooting stars of Jennifer Ehle and Colin Firth as Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy, not to mention Adrian Lukis, in the choice supporting role of the caddish George Wickham? Since then, Lukis has appeared frequently onstage and screen and is returning to the stage in a solo play self-penned with author Catherine Curzon that argues the case for Jane Austen's celebrated rogue three decades on.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2021
‘Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope’, a glorious, truthful and uplifting celebration of a genuinely unique human being, multi award-winning cabaret-musical ‘A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad)’ and acclaimed play ‘Black Is The Color of My Voice’ will be presented.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2021
The TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Vancouver's signature Festival, celebrates its 35th edition this summer from Friday, June 25 to Sunday, July 4.
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2021
Karissa Ella’s youthful, soulful style is a breath of fresh air in today’s world of country music, and she’s been recognized for it by Radio Disney Country, CMT and countless media outlets. Inspired by the likes of Shania Twain, Gretchen Wilson, Garth Brooks and Carrie Underwood, her music and writing is a reflection of those that came before her.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2021
Up and coming singer-songwriter Lisa Jeanette has announced that her latest album JELLYFISH ON THE MOON has hit #4 on the Folk Alliance International Folk DJ Radio Charts for the month of March and that she was the #6 Most Played Artist for the same month. Her single 'Don't Blame Me (Jolene's Reply)' also charted at #13.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2021
Underbelly, one of the UK's leading producers of large-scale city centre events and live entertainment, has announced the launch of London Wonderground, a major new summer festival on the site of the former Earls Court 2 Exhibition Centre.
by Jim Munson - Apr 20, 2021
honor of Black leaders who shaped and defined American history, The Marsh is presenting Darryl Van Leer’s riveting The Escape of Frederick Douglass on its digital platform, MarshStream. Van Leer wrote and stars in the acclaimed production, which brings to vivid life the early years of African American rights activist Frederick Douglass, from his youth as an unruly boy caught in a slave training camp to his gripping and suspenseful train ride to freedom. Immediately following the performance, Van Leer will be joined by The Marsh Founder/Artistic Director Stephanie Weisman for a Q&A. The Escape of Frederick Douglass will be streamed on Saturday, April 24 at 7:30pm PDT. For more information, please visit BroadwayWorld up with Van Leer last week from his home base in Nashville, Tennessee. An actor with some notable film & TV credits, Van Leer is perhaps best known for his stage works about political and cultural leaders, including musical performers such as Ray Charles and Little Richard. We discussed The Escape of Frederick Douglass and how he went about bringing such an iconic historical figure to life, and his thoughts on finding hope in difficult times. Van Leer has made it his mission to take inspiration from these great historical figures and pass it on to his audiences.
by Student Blogger: Kat Mokrynski - Apr 19, 2021
This past week I had the opportunity to speak with Eric about his theatre-related commentary tracks and how he believes the tracks fit into performance art as a whole. Enjoy, and Go Tigers!
by Shari Barrett - Apr 19, 2021
Stu James answers questions about his virtual theatre appearance in SLOW FOOD, a tender, uproarious comedy by Wendy MacLeod and directed by Marya Mazor for International City Theatre. In this uproarious comedy, a vacationing couple heads to a Greek restaurant in Palm Springs for their anniversary dinner, only to be confronted with the worst service imaginable by a waiter who knows no limits to his meddling.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2021
The virtual Sorting Room Sessions, the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts' popular nightclub series, returns with four new entertaining on-demand programs featuring a range of Motown, jazz, popular and classical music.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2021
Theatre 40 will present a play reading on YouTube of a new work by John Strysik, Power & Light. Thomas Edison and Nikolai Tesla: The War That Lit the World. Pioneering scientists in electronics, they were rivals with differing viewpoints on delivering energy. Edison was about the money, while Tesla was more a believer in free energy for all. Commerce won.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2021
Little Theatre of Virginia Beach presents SONGS FOR A NEW DAY, a songfest filled with hope and courage certain to put a smile on your face as we travel out of these difficult times.
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 17, 2021
42nd Street Moon and Musical Theatre West have co-produced a fine film of Jason Graae's show about his idol and his friend, everyone's favorite Broadway creator of shows about hope.