So Long, 174th Street Broadway

Based on Enter Laughing by Joseph Stein


From the book by Carl Reiner

Schedule

Harkness Theatre

(New York, NY)
1887 Broadway at 62nd St.
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by Jessica Khan - Sep 17, 2015
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: OLD TIMES brings Clive Owen to Broadway, THE CHRISTIANS takes faith off-Broadway, and CRY-BABY has a reunion!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2019
The Rosen family, battered and blessed, celebrates life as their hearts lie gasping on the floor.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013
Westchester Broadway Theatre presents Kiss Me Kate with Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter and Book by Samuel and Bella Spewack. Directed and Choreographed by James Brennan with Musical Direction by Leo P Carusone, the show will run tonight, September 12 - November 3, 2013.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016
D. Sabella, original costar in Broadway's longest running American musical, CHICAGO, is celebrating the 20th anniversary of this iconic show with 4 special performances of  'LOOPIN THE LOOP - A celebration of CHICAGO and the music of Kander and Ebb' at the Metropolitan room, November 2, 9, 16, & 23, 9:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013
Westchester Broadway Theatre presents Kiss Me Kate with Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter and Book by Samuel and Bella Spewack. Directed and Choreographed by James Brennan with Musical Direction by Leo P Carusone the show runs thru November 3, 2013, starring Jeannie Shubitz as KATE /LILLI. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Shubitz onstage below!
by Michael Dale - Oct 24, 2015
If your knowledge of pop culture doesn't quite extend to the Busby Berkeley era, here are some quick footnotes to help you along:
by Ben Peltz - Oct 21, 2012
I suppose there's nothing unusual about a little kid waking up one morning to see a group of her parents' friends socializing around the family piano.  It's just that when you're young Loni Ackerman, those friends include Mayor John Lindsay, Ted Kennedy, Ralph Nader, several members of the Black Panthers and, playing the piano, football star Rosie Greer.
by Michael Dale - May 24, 2019
Though the 1976 musical SO LONG, 174th STREET didn't even last a fortnight on Broadway, it wouldn't be surprising to see the York Theater Company's completely delightful revised version, ENTER LAUGHING, THE MUSICAL, return the Joseph Stein/Stan Daniels effort to the main stem someday, especially if director/adaptor Stuart Ross' slam-bang mounting keeps getting a little snazzier and a little funnier every time they bring it back.
by Jessica Showers - May 18, 2015
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: This year's Obie Awards are tonight, THE FLICK opens at Barrow Street, MTC and Symphony Space get their gala on and more!
by Monica Simoes - Mar 30, 2011
If It Only Even Runs A Minute 6 is the sixth edition of this series of rare songs, behind-the-scenes tales, and inspiring photos from Broadway musicals that may not have been fully appreciated the first time around. The show features performances and stories from original cast members of several of the featured shows. This is an essential concert for musical theatre nerds!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2011
If It Only Even Runs A Minute 6 is the sixth edition of this series of rare songs, behind-the-scenes tales, and inspiring photos from Broadway musicals that may not have been fully appreciated the first time around. The show features performances and stories from original cast members of several of the featured shows. This is an essential concert formusical theatre nerds.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2011
If It Only Even Runs A Minute 6 is the sixth edition of this series of rare songs, behind-the-scenes tales, and inspiring photos from Broadway musicals that may not have been fully appreciated the first time around.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2011
If It Only Even Runs A Minute 6 is the sixth edition of this series of rare songs, behind-the-scenes tales, and inspiring photos from Broadway musicals that may not have been fully appreciated the first time around.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2016/2017 season with a musical saga of immigrant America, Rags. From the creators of Fiddler on the Roof and Wicked, this exhilarating musical follows the journey of Jewish immigrants Rebecca and her son David, who find themselves navigating the teeming, turn-of-the-century tenements of New York.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2012
Edmund Gaynes, in association with David Gersten, will present Loni Ackerman, Brad Bradley Gene Castle, and Karla Shook in TIN PAN ALLEY (The Original iTunes), which began an open-ended Off-Broadway engagement February 25th at Actors Temple Theater (339 West 47th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues). Opening Night is tonight, March 19th (7pm). TIN PAN ALLEY will run 75 minutes.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2011
If It Only Even Runs A Minute 6 is the sixth edition of this series of rare songs, behind-the-scenes tales, and inspiring photos from Broadway musicals that may not have been fully appreciated the first time around. The show features performances and stories from original cast members of several of the featured shows. This is an essential concert formusical theatre nerds.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2014
Third Eye Theatre Company & Teatro LATEA present JULES, written by MICHAEL LEVESQUE, from June 18-28, 2014, at Teatro LATEA, Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center. Directed by ANDREW GLANT-LINDEN with Musical Direction by TIM DI PASQUA, JULES has music by Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin & Julian Eltinge. Set Design is by Zachary Serafin, Lighting design by Alex Moore, Costumes & Wigs by Marla Speer, Assistant Costumes & Wigs by Jamie Metzger & Stage Management by Abby Judd.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017
David Sabella, who originated the role of Mary Sunshine in the smash-hit revival of Chicago (currently running at the Ambassador Theatre), will head the cast of Doug DeVita's award-winning The Phillie Trilogy, opening July 19 at The Wild Project as part of the 15th Annual Fresh Fruit Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014
Third Eye Theatre Company & Teatro LATEA present JULES, written by MICHAEL LEVESQUE, from today, June 18-28, 2014, at Teatro LATEA, Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center. Directed by ANDREW GLANT-LINDEN with Musical Direction by TIM DI PASQUA, JULES has music by Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin & Julian Eltinge. Set Design is by Zachary Serafin, Lighting design by Alex Moore, Costumes & Wigs by Marla Speer, Assistant Costumes & Wigs by Jamie Metzger & Stage Management by Abby Judd.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014
Third Eye Theatre Company & Teatro LATEA present JULES, written by MICHAEL LEVESQUE, from June 18-28, 2014, at Teatro LATEA, Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center. Directed by ANDREW GLANT-LINDEN with Musical Direction by TIM DI PASQUA, JULES has music by Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin & Julian Eltinge. Set Design is by Zachary Serafin, Lighting design by Alex Moore, Costumes & Wigs by Marla Speer, Assistant Costumes & Wigs by Jamie Metzger & Stage Management by Abby Judd.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018
Loni Ackerman Joins the Cast of DUETS with The Write Teacher(s) Volume 6 at Feinstein's/54 Below on June 22, 9:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014
In 'Voices of Swords' by Kari Floren, the late thirties son of a woman facing heart surgery hires a forty-something personal organizer to minister to his lonely yet indomitable mother. The organizer is already struggling unsuccessfully to reunite her own family. As she is sorely tested by this job, her growing toward the light is an object lesson to Baby Boomers, whose struggles to care for dependent parents are a preoccupation of our age. The comedic drama will be presented August 15 to September 7 by Right Down Broadway Productions at Walkerspace, 46 Walker Street. Eve Brandstein directs a cast of mostly Broadway regulars including Loni Ackerman, Bob Ari, Phillip Christian, Gillien Goll, Michael McKenzie and Celia Schaefer.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2018
BroadwayWorld has learned Alan Johnson, the choreographer best known for his work on West Side Story, as well as The Producers and other Mel Brooks films, has passed away in his sleep this morning.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2011
ENTER LAUGHING, The Musical, the hilarious Broadway-bound production, is now in rehearsal at the New 42nd Street Studios. The first preview is August 9. A limited number of 'Pay What You Can' tickets will be available on that date after 2 pm at the Box Office. The show runs through September 4. The show features a book by the legendary Joseph Stein (Fiddler on the Roof, Zorba), music and lyrics by Stan Daniels ('The Mary Tyler Moore Show,' 'Taxi').
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2011
ENTER LAUGHING, The Musical, the hilarious Broadway-bound production, will be the third Mainstage show of Bay Street Theatre's 20th Season from August 9 - September 4, in Sag Harbor. Featuring a book by the legendary Joseph Stein (Fiddler on the Roof, Zorba), music and lyrics by Stan Daniels ('The Mary Tyler Moore Show,' 'Taxi').
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017
David Sabella, who originated the role of Mary Sunshine in the smash-hit revival of Chicago (currently running at the Ambassador Theatre), will head the cast of Doug DeVita's award-winning The Phillie Trilogy, opening July 19 at The Wild Project as part of the 15th Annual Fresh Fruit Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2011
ENTER LAUGHING, The Musical, the hilarious Broadway-bound production, will play a four-week limited engagement, August 9th - September 4th, at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor. Featuring a book by the legendary Joseph Stein (Fiddler on the Roof, Zorba), music and lyrics by Stan Daniels ('The Mary Tyler Moore Show,' 'Taxi'), ENTER LAUGHING, The Musical, features a cast of Broadway and television favorites including Jill Eikenberry ('L.A. Law,' Into The Woods), Josh Grisetti (Broadway Bound), Richard Kind (The Producers, Sly Fox), Kate Shindle (Wonderland) and Michael Tucker ('L.A.. Law'). ENTER LAUGHING, The Musical is presented by special arrangement with Dan Whitten (Jacques Brel..., Jay Johnson:The Two and Only, Jersey Boys) and Tiger Theatricals in Association with Carl Reiner (Grammy Award and twelve-time Emmy Award-winner; Ocean's Eleven, Twelve and Thirteen) who wrote the semi-autobiographical novel on which the musical is based.
by Stephen Hanks - Jul 12, 2013
About halfway through Jim Brochu's Saturday, June 29 performance at the Metropolitan Room of his new show Character Man, I realized I was witnessing what was probably the best cabaret show I'd seen this year, and perhaps was one of the best in my almost three years of reviewing cabaret. By the time the show ended, I had changed my mind. Not because the show fell apart in the second half, but because what Jim Brochu had created (and is opening tonight at the Broward Stage Door Theatre in Coral Springs, Florida, where it will be performed until August 11) was more than a cabaret show. Character Man is a delightful, extremely well-crafted Off-Broadway theater piece that is destined for a run that might rival his critically-acclaimed one-man Zero Mostel tribute show, Zero Hour, which played throughout the country between 2006-2012 and earned Brochu 2010 Drama Desk and Helen Hayes Awards.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2012
James William Productions and Stephenie Skyllas will present Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory in When Everything Was Possible, A Concert (with comments), for one night only, Sunday April 29th (7:30pm) at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues), as a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. They will be joined by a thirteen-piece band (Michael Rafter, Music Director), playing new orchestrations by Tony Award winner Jonathan Tunick. Larry Moss directs, with musical staging by Joshua Bergasse ("Smash"). Carolyn Wong will provide lighting design, with sound design by Leon Rothenberg and projection design by Telegraphicmedia.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2015
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts ("The Wallis") presents Enter Laughing - The Musical, featuring a book by Joseph Stein (Fiddler on the Roof), music and lyrics by Stan Daniels ("The Mary Tyler Moore Show"), and directed by Stuart Ross (Forever Plaid). Musical Direction is by Gerald Sternbach. The show will run for 23 performances only, February 8 - March 1, 2015, in the Lovelace Studio Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2012
Edmund Gaynes, in association with David Gersten, will present Loni Ackerman, Brad Bradley Gene Castle, and Karla Shook in TIN PAN ALLEY (The Original iTunes), which began an open-ended Off-Broadway engagement February 25th at Actors Temple Theater (339 West 47th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues). Opening Night is set for March 19th (7pm). TIN PAN ALLEY will run 75 minutes.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016
On Thursday, April 7, 2016, MY MOTHER, MY SISTER & ME, Sherri Heller's world-class comedy about an indestructible working-class Jewish family in the Bronx, valiantly surviving the Sixties Cultural Revolution, will have its World Premiere at the Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum (6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, NJ).
by Don Grigware - Feb 13, 2015
Enter Laughing - The Musical/book by Joseph Stein/music & lyrics by Stan Daniels/directed by Stuart Ross/Lovelace Studio Theater of the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills/through March 1
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2016
BroadwayWorld.com is sad to report the death of actor George S. Irving at 94 years old. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2011
ENTER LAUGHING, The Musical, the hilarious Broadway-bound production, will be the third Mainstage show of Bay Street Theatre's 20th Season from August 9 - September 4, in Sag Harbor. Featuring a book by the legendary Joseph Stein (Fiddler on the Roof, Zorba), music and lyrics by Stan Daniels ('The Mary Tyler Moore Show,' 'Taxi').
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2011
Set in 1930's, ENTER LAUGHING, The Musical tells the story of young, hapless David Kolowitz, a shop boy from the Bronx who pursues his dream of becoming a leading man on stage while facing mounting pressures from his despondent girlfriend, dismissive boss, distracted best friend, disgusted acting coach and disapproving parents.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2011
ENTER LAUGHING, The Musical, the hilarious Broadway-bound production, will play a four-week limited engagement, August 9th - September 4th, at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor. Featuring a book by the legendary Joseph Stein (Fiddler on the Roof, Zorba), music and lyrics by Stan Daniels ('The Mary Tyler Moore Show,' 'Taxi'), ENTER LAUGHING, The Musical, features a cast of Broadway and television favorites including Jill Eikenberry ('L.A. Law,' Into The Woods), Josh Grisetti (Broadway Bound), Richard Kind (The Producers, Sly Fox), Kate Shindle (Wonderland) and Michael Tucker ('L.A.. Law'). ENTER LAUGHING, The Musical is presented by special arrangement with Dan Whitten (Jacques Brel..., Jay Johnson:The Two and Only, Jersey Boys) and Tiger Theatricals in Association with Carl Reiner (Grammy Award and twelve-time Emmy Award-winner; Ocean's Eleven, Twelve and Thirteen) who wrote the semi-autobiographical novel on which the musical is based.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2011
ENTER LAUGHING, The Musical, the hilarious Broadway-bound production, begins previews on August 9 with a limited number of 'Pay What You Can' tickets that will be available on that date after 2 pm at the Box Office. Previews continue on August 10, 11 and 12.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2013
Westchester Broadway Theatre presents Kiss Me Kate with Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter and Book by Samuel and Bella Spewack. Directed and Choreographed by James Brennan with Musical Direction by Leo P Carusone, the show will run September 12 - November 3, 2013.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2011
ENTER LAUGHING, The Musical, the hilarious production, began previews on August 9 with a standing ovation after the brilliant and much appreciated performance.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016
? Broadway's Loni Ackerman is set to take her one-woman show to the Bickford stage on Saturday, April 30 at 7:00PM. This annual fundraising event will include great food and beverages, a 50/50 cash raffle, the always popular wine "Cork Pull," and a theatre ticket raffle.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016
Tonight, April 7, 2016, MY MOTHER, MY SISTER & ME, Sherri Heller's world-class comedy about an indestructible working-class Jewish family in the Bronx, valiantly surviving the Sixties Cultural Revolution, will have its World Premiere at the Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum (6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, NJ).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2016/2017 season with a musical saga of immigrant America, Rags. From the creators of Fiddler on the Roof and Wicked, this exhilarating musical follows the journey of Jewish immigrants Rebecca and her son David, who find themselves navigating the teeming, turn-of-the-century tenements of New York. A soaring, tuneful score (music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz) illuminates this sweeping saga (book by Joseph Stein) of dreams and disillusions, love lost and inspiration found, and the heart and soul of the American character. It was declared "A winner, warm and witty. You are tempted to rise cheering," by The Mercury News. Rags will be directed by TheatreWorks Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, who notes "this production could not be timelier. As America debates immigration policies, what better time to present this deeper look at the newcomer's experience." Performances are April 5-30 (press opening: April 8) at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View. For tickets ($35-$86) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.orgor call (650) 463-1960.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2012
James William Productions and Stephenie Skyllas present Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory in When Everything Was Possible, A Concert (with comments), for one night only tonight, April 29th (7:30pm) at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues), as a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. They are joined by a thirteen-piece band (Michael Rafter, Music Director), playing new orchestrations by Tony Award winner Jonathan Tunick. Larry Moss directs, with musical staging by Joshua Bergasse ("Smash"). Carolyn Wong provides lighting design, with sound design by Leon Rothenberg and projection design by Telegraphicmedia.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2012
James William Productions and Stephenie Skyllas will present Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory in 'When Everything Was Possible, A Concert (with comments),' for one night only, Sunday April 29th (7:30pm) at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues), as a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. They will be joined by a thirteen-piece band (Michael Rafter, Music Director), playing new orchestrations by Tony Award winner Jonathan Tunick. Larry Moss directs, with musical staging by Joshua Bergasse ("Smash"). Carolyn Wong will provide lighting design, with sound design by Leon Rothenberg and projection design by Telegraphicmedia.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2012
James William Productions and Stephenie Skyllas will present Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory in 'When Everything Was Possible, A Concert (with comments),' for one night only, Sunday April 29th (7:30pm) at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues), as a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. They will be joined by a thirteen-piece band (Michael Rafter, Music Director), playing new orchestrations by Tony Award winner Jonathan Tunick. Larry Moss directs, with musical staging by Joshua Bergasse ("Smash"). Carolyn Wong will provide lighting design, with sound design by Leon Rothenberg and projection design by Telegraphicmedia.
by Michael Dale - Apr 21, 2016
How many of these great songs do you know from underappreciated musicals?
by Ben Peltz - Apr 2, 2011
There aren't many concerts around where you can hear a full house go berserk at the promise of hearing Jill Eikenberry sing a number from Onward, Victoria.  Or where the mention of the name Bruce Yeko draws spontaneous applause and the audience enjoys a running gag about Lenny Wolpe.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014
Variety writes that Broadway, film and television actor Mitchell Jason passed away on March 11, 2014. He was 92.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2011
Bay Street Theatre is celebrating its 20th season and has announced the 2011 Mainstage productions. From the insightful look into the life of Truman Capote, to the wild comedy of Christopher During, and a Broadway bound musical.