Something for the Boys

Opened: January 7, 1943

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Joe Mantello, Laurie Metcalf & More to be Featured in Steppenwolf Theatre Company 2023/24 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2023

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced its 2023/24 Season, featuring three world premieres and three Chicago premieres. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets!

Octagon Theatre Bolton Unveil Their Spring/Summer 2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2022

The Octagon Theatre have announced a jam-packed new programme set to entertain audiences next year. Learn more about the full lineup here!

Learn All About Irving Berlin's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN and Celebrate Broadway's Return with #NoBusinessLikeShowBusiness
by Team BWW - Nov 8, 2021

Live theatre is officially back and Concord Theatricals is celebrating! 'There's No Business Like Show Business' is a digital celebration that launched just last month, marking the return of live theater and all of the incredible people who help to make it happen. The celebration coincides with the 75th anniversary of Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun and its iconic showstopper 'There's No Business Like Show Business,' a song that has more resonance than ever this year.

TOP 10: Lo mejor de Richard Rodgers
by Nuria Pedret - Jun 28, 2021

Con motivo del aniversario del compositor americano, que es uno de los únicos EGOT, queremos hacer un repaso de sus obras más conocidas.

Pitlochry Festival Theatre Announce Summer Ensemble For 70th Anniversary Season
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2021

This summer will be an entirely outdoor rep season in various locations across the Pitlochry campus. This twenty-two strong acting Ensemble will be performing in Pitlochry for different lengths of time throughout the summer, some for a week, some for two and others for many months.

JERSEY BOYS, THE BAND'S VISIT, COME FROM AWAY & More Announced For Lied Center 's 2021-22 Glenn Korff Broadway Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2021

Nine exciting Broadway productions will thrill Lincoln audiences in the 2021-2022 Glenn Korff Broadway series at the Lied Center, and Broadway legend Bernadette Peters will present an unforgettable one-night-only engagement. In all, the 2021-2022 season will feature more Broadway productions than any season since the Lied Center's founding!

Kennedy Center Announces 2021-2022 Theater Season Featuring HAMILTON, HADESTOWN and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2021

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced its 2021–2022 Theater season featuring hit Broadway musicals, acclaimed plays, Kennedy Center productions, special programming for the Center’s 50th Anniversary, and more, beginning in October 2021.

Who Won Awards at the GRAMMYS? See the Full List of Winners Here!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 14, 2021

The awards honored six musicals from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and the West End with nominations for Best Musical Theatre Album - 'Jagged Little Pill,' 'American Utopia,' 'Little Shop of Horrors,' 'The Prince of Egypt,' 'Soft Power,' and Amélie.'

Theater Stories: Ethel Merman's Broadway Debut, Stephen Sondheim Classics and More About The Neil Simon Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 29, 2020

In this week's Theater Stories, we are learning about the Neil Simon Theatre! Learn about who Neil Simon was, what the theater was originally named, which Broadway stars made their debuts there, and more!

BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW with Klea Blackhurst
by Nicholas Adler - May 9, 2020

She is a singer, actress, host, comedienne and shines on whatever stage she's on, and she's been on some amazing stages - Royal Albert Hall, London Palladium, Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center to name a few. Who is the SHE you ask? None other then the force of nature, one of the foremost performers of our time, Ms. Klea Blackhurst, of course!

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest Musical Theatre Characters (1940-2020)
by Peter Nason - Apr 30, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best musical theatre characters from 1940-2020; see if your favorites are on our list of the best characters from Broadway musicals.

The 101 Greatest Showtunes from 1920-2020
by Peter Nason - Mar 19, 2020

How do we make a list of the 101 greatest show tunes from the past 100 years? Well, we did the near-impossible task.  Check out our full list here! 

Onyx Collective Releases New Single 'My Funny Valentine'
by Kaitlin Milligan - 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. 

2019 TONY AWARDS: Recap the Acceptance Speeches!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 9, 2019

As part of BroadwayWorld's expansive coverage of the 73rd Annual Tony Awards, we're bringing you the full text of all of the acceptance speeches; from the emotional to the bizarre, and everything in between. Keep up with all of the winners' speeches on our continuously updated list below.

Photo Coverage: Robert Cuccioli, Jill Paice & More Sing the Musicals of 1943 & 1951 at BROADWAY BY THE YEAR
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 26, 2019

The Town Hall just presented Broadway By The Year: Broadway Musicals of 1943 and 1951 last night, March 25th at 8pm. Created, written, hosted and directed by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, the evening continues Broadway By The Year's 19th season at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street).

Robert Cuccioli, Jill Paice, and More Join BROADWAY BY THE YEAR
by Julie Musbach - Mar 7, 2019

The Town Hall presents Broadway By The Year: Broadway Musicals of 1943 and 1951 onMonday, March 25th at 8pm. Created, written, hosted and directed by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, the evening continues Broadway By The Year's 19th season at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street).

Skylight Music Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 5, 2019

Artistic Director Ray Jivoff today unveiled Skylight Music Theatre's 2019-2020 season, which will mark the theatre's 60th Anniversary.

Garry Marshall Theatre Hosts A 12-Hour “Laverne & Shirley” Marathon In Memory Of Penny Marshall
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 11, 2019

As a salute to the late Penny Marshall and her iconic character Laverne, the Garry Marshall Theatre opens its doors and invites all ages to share in a 12-hour "Laverne & Shirley" marathon on Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 10:00 am-10:00 pm.   Information can be found by visiting   

SOMETHING FOR THE BOYS Cast Recording Featuring Danny Burstein, Elizabeth Stanley and More Due Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

PS CLASSICS will release a new studio cast recording of Cole Porter's 1943 smash hit musical, Something for the Boys. Seventy-five years after it took Broadway by storm, the full score to one of Porter's most forgotten musicals is finally preserved on disc, complete with its original orchestrations for 26 musicians - plus a marching band.

SOMETHING FOR THE BOYS Cast Recording Featuring Danny Burstein, Elizabeth Stanley and More Due 12/7
by Julie Musbach - Nov 1, 2018

PS CLASSICS will release a new studio cast recording of Cole Porter's 1943 smash hit musical, Something for the Boys. Seventy-five years after it took Broadway by storm, the full score to one of Porter's most forgotten musicals is finally preserved on disc, complete with its original orchestrations for 26 musicians - plus a marching band.

The Cranberries' 'Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?' 25th Anniversary Box Set To Be Released October 19
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 30, 2018

 Last year, the four members of the Cranberries – Dolores O'Riordan, Noel Hogan, Mike Hogan, and Fergal Lawler – came together to plan a 25 th Anniversary box set release for their debut album, Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?, one of the definitive indie albums of all time. Following Dolores' untimely death in January this year, the remaining band members have decided to go ahead with the album's expanded 25 th Anniversary Edition box set, which is set for global release on October 19 by Island/UMe in 4CD and digital audio formats. On the same date, a 2CD Deluxe package pairing the remastered album with session outtakes, B-sides, the band's debut EP, and early demos will be released, as well as digital and vinyl editions of the remastered album, including a 180-gram black LP and a limited edition color LP.

Pittsburgh CLO Announces 2019 Summer Season - HELLO, DOLLY! and More
by Stephi Wild - Jul 31, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO welcomes the Tony-Award Winning 2017 Best Musical Revival HELLO, DOLLY! to the 2019 Summer Season, starring Broadway Legend BETTY BUCKLEY as Dolly Gallagher Levi! This exciting National Tour will round out Pittsburgh CLO's 73rd season of Broadway's best here in Pittsburgh. Season Tickets are now available to new and renewing subscribers, who can reserve seats for an entire summer of fun and entertainment. Packages are available online or by calling 412-281-2822.

Dick Williams, One of the Four Williams Brothers Passes Away
by A.A. Cristi - May 7, 2018

Dick Williams, born Richard Blaine Williams on June 7th, 1926 Wall Lake, Iowa, USA, passed away on May 5th, 2018 in Burbank, CA USA to natural causes

Wirtz Center's SummerStage 2017 to Go from Peter Pan to Pinball Wizards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

From "Peter Pan" to 'Pinball Wizards,' the Wirtz Center's SummerStage 2017 season at Northwestern University offers something for everyone.

Starry William Inge Rep Begins Tonight at Transport Group
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Transport Group presents Picnic and Come Back, Little Sheba: William Inge in Repertory, directed by Artistic Director Jack Cummings III.


Announcement of Inheritance
See That You're Born in Texas
When My Baby Goes to Town
Something for the Boys
When We're Home on the Range
Could It Be You?
Hey, Good Lookin'
Assembly Line
He's a Right Guy
The Leader of a Big-Time Band
I'm in Love with a Soldier Boy
There's a Happy Land in the Sky
By the Mississinewah
Square Dance
Specialty Dance
Riddle Diddle Me This
So Long, San Antonio
Washington, D.C.
Oh, How I Could Go for You
Texas Will Make You a Man
Well, I Just Wouldn't Know
Wouldn't It Be Crazy
Wouldn't It Be Nice
I Wish I Didn't Have to Say Goodnight
Eighty Miles Outside of Atlanta
In the Middle of Nowhere
Southland Number
Samba Boogie
Something for the Boys has had 4 productions including Broadway which opened in 1943, Broadway which opened in 1943, West End which opened in 1944 and Off-Off-Broadway which opened in 1981.



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