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242 W. 45th St.

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Song and Dance is a musical comprising two acts, one told entirely in "Song" and one entirely in "Dance", tied together by a love story.



The first part is Tell Me On A Sunday, with lyrics by Don Black and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, about a young British woman's romantic misadventures in New York City and Hollywood. The second part is a ballet choreographed to Variations, composed by Lloyd Webber for his cellist brother Julian, which is based on the A Minor Caprice No. 24 by Paganini.



BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN! at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
by Carolan Trbovich - Jan 9, 2019

Something Rotten! is Something Awkwardly Awesome (more...)

Barbara Eden & Hal Linden Lead LOVE LETTERS at Ridgefield
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

TV icons Barbara Eden ("I Dream of Jeannie") & Hal Linden ("Barney Miller") star in A.R. Gurney's Love Letters at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, March 2 at 7:30pm. Don't miss this funny and emotional portrait of the powerful connection of love! (more...)

BWW Review: FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE Heats Up The Skylight Music Theatre
by Kelsey Lawler - Jan 31, 2019

It's the talk of rhythm town, ya dig? Five Guys Named Moe at the Skylight brings crazy energy, big voices, and hot moves to the Cabot Theatre. (more...)

Hammer Theatre in San Jose Announces Spring 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

The Hammer Theatre Center continues to bring thrilling cultural performances, world-class theatre, and fun-filled family acts to downtown San Jose as it announces an impressive line-up of events for spring 2019. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 1/30: FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Begins Performances, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 30, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Get through hump day with today's top Broadway stories! (more...)

VIDEO: Tony Yazbeck Dances His Way To His Lincoln Center American Songbook Concert
by Stage Tube - Jan 29, 2019

Lincoln Center's American Songbook kicks off Wednesday, January 30 with a thrilling performance of classic Broadway Song and Dance numbers by Tony Yazbeck. See Tony dancing his way to his latest gig below! (more...)

Carnegie Gears Up For SWING! Last Production Of 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

High energy beats and fast-paced dance moves are hallmarks of swing music, which exploded out of pre-war Harlem's hotbed of youth culture and became a worldwide phenomenon. The genre crossed racial and cultural barriers to bring us popular dances like the Lindy Hop, the Jive, and more. (more...)

Two Just Kidding Concerts To Engage All Ages With Billingual Song And Dance At Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

Two Just Kidding performances at Symphony Space offer happy dance beats, interactivity and bilingual sing-along fun for families with kids ages 2 and up: (more...)

Indigenous Feminism Explored In 12th Annual Coastal Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019

Dancers of Damelahamid is proud to announce the 12th annual Coastal Dance Festival (formerly Coastal First Nations Dance Festival), a celebration of Indigenous stories, song, and dance from Canada and abroad, February 20-24, 2019, in the state-of-the-art Anvil Centre in New Westminster. Audiences will be treated to a dynamic selection of Northwest Coast and international Indigenous artistry through ancestral and innovative performances, and educational offerings. Highlights include the world premiere of an excerpt of Dancers of Damelahamid's Minowin, a new commission from the National Arts Centre's inaugural National Creation Fund, Australia's Jo Clancy and the Wagana Aboriginal Dancers, and Montreal's Emilie Monnet and Nahka Bertrand. (more...)

Theatre Day Camp Promises A FUN-FILLED FEBRUARY Vacation
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019

Penobscot Theatre Company is hosting a theatrical day camp for children aged 4-14 during February School Vacation, February 18-22. The camp will feature daily themes with professional teaching artists Dan Hanchrow and Eric Byers, as well as guest instructors from the theatre's technical department and Bangor area artists. (more...)

92Y Celebrates the Legendary Sammy Davis, Jr. Featuring Harriett D. Foy, Betsy Wolfe, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019

Known as "Mr. Entertainment," Sammy Davis, Jr., had the kind of career that was indisputably legendary, vast in scope and scale: song-and-dance man, Rat Pack member alongside Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, Tony-nominated actor…. And yet, his life was complex, complicated and contradictory, as he strove to achieve the American Dream in a time of racial prejudice and shifting political territory. (more...)

Long Yu To Conduct US Premiere by Zhao Lin with Yo-Yo Ma and Wu Man
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

Long Yu will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct the US Premiere of Zhao Lin's A Happy Excursion, Concerto for Pipa and Cello, with Yo-Yo Ma and Wu Man as soloists; the concerto is a New York Philharmonic co-commission with the Beijing Music Festival and Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra. (more...)

Celebrity Attractions Announces 2019-2020 Broadway Season In Tulsa; LES MISERABLES, COME FROM AWAY and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

After a record-breaking 35th anniversary season, Celebrity Attractions is proud to announce an extraordinary lineup of six national Broadway tours coming in the Celebrity Attractions' 2019-2020 Broadway Season to the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. (more...)

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND and More Announced For TUTS 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

Theatre Under The Stars today announced the six shows that will be offered in their 2019/20 season at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts: A Chorus Line, Spring Awakening, Elf - The Musical, Disney's Newsies, the premiere of the new musical Pure Country, and the national tour of the Tony Award® winner for Best Revival of a Musical, Once On This Island. (more...)

The Town Hall Presents Broadway By The Year: Broadway Musicals Of 1928 And 1935 On 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

The Town Hall presents Broadway By The Year©: Broadway Musicals of 1928 and 1935 on Monday, February 25 at 8pm. Created, written, hosted and directed by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, the evening marks the beginning of Broadway By The Year©'s 19th season at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street).   (more...)

BWW Feature: THE 9 SHOWS TO WATCH FOR IN 2019—SANTA BARBARA REGION
by Maggie Yates - Jan 19, 2019

2019 is looking to be a season of exciting, provocative performance art that features a variety of voices. Here are my top picks for the nine shows of 2019 that shouldn't be missed (in order by date). (more...)

Work With Broadway's Jason Gotay At Long Island's Theater Arts Company At The Suffolk Y!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

Broadway's Jason Gotay comes to Long Island's SYJCC on MLK Day, Monday January 21, 1 - 5 pm. (more...)

CELTIC NIGHTS: OCEANS OF HOPE Plays The Davidson
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Through music, song, and dance, Celtic Nights captures the essence of Irish history in the brand-new production direct from Ireland, "Oceans of Hope - The Epic Journeys of Our Ancestors." Audiences will be taken on a journey through the struggles and dreams of people fighting for liberty, freedom, dignity, and above all, family, as they move across the oceans in hopes of a better and brighter future. (more...)

Our Table: A New Musical, Broadway Is 850 Strong, Max Sheldon, And More Come to Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Cory Alexander To Make Solo Debut Ft. Anastasia's Lila Coogan
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Cory Alexander is thrilled to be making his Feinstein's/54 Below debut in a fun night of Song and Dance, with an eclectic array of musical theater repertoire and fun pop hits on Thursday, January 24 at 11:30pm. (more...)

Broadway Love Songs, Dances & Backstage Stories Comes to Aventura Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

M&M American Dance Theatre will present "Broadway Love Songs, Dances & Backstage Stories" starring renowned husband and wife Song and Dance team Michael Kessler and Melinda Jackson in an intimate journey celebrating the art of musical theatre, told through the eyes of a tender and funny 95-year-old couple who have seen and/or performed in every Broadway musical. The show is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the 330-seat waterfront Aventura Cultural Arts Center, 3385 N.E. 188 Street in Aventura. (more...)

Bay Area Theater Community To Dim Its Lights In Honor Of San Francisco's Own Carol Channing
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

The Bay Area theater community will honor the life and career of theatrical legend and San Francisco local treasure, Carol Channing, with the dimming of the lights on Friday, January 18, 2019 at 7:45 p.m. PST for one minute. This will echo Wednesday's dimming of the lights of Broadway theaters in New York. American Conservatory Theater, Curran, Feinstein's at the Nikko, and Lowell High School will participate, and with Theatre Bay Area and its 300 theater company members, other theaters throughout the Bay Area will pay tribute to Channing throughout the day, shining a light on her marque performances over social media. (more...)

BWW Interview with the creative team of MAD WORLD, the immersive theatrical experience.
by Victoria Beal - Jan 15, 2019

BWW Interview with the creative team of MAD WORLD, the immersive theatrical experience returning in 2019 for a limited season in Melbourne. (more...)

Bernadette Peters Announces Concert Dates in Vancouver, Hawaii, London, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Broadway legend Bernadette Peters has just released new concert dates with stops across the US, Canada, and UK. Find the full list below! (more...)

Havana Cuba All Stars Bring Cuban Music To Patchogue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts will present the Havana Cuba All Stars on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 8 p.m. as a stop on their 'Asere' (meaning 'Friendship') tour. (more...)

DanceWorks Presents Six Nations' Kaha:wi Dance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

DanceWorks proudly presents the highly acclaimed Kaha:wi Dance Theatre (KDT) in the Toronto premiere of Blood Tides, conceived and directed by KDT Artistic Director Santee Smith of Six Nations of the Grand River territory. Blood Tides delves into sacred space to retrieve women's ancient knowing and rites of passage. Blood Tides runs for 3 nights only - Thursday, February 14 through Saturday February 16 - at Harbourfront Centre's Fleck Dance Theatre. (more...)

New 2019 Musical Season From Pint Of Wine Theatre Includes QUEEN OF THE MIST and MAME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Pint of Wine Theatre Company, an innovative theatre company providing opportunities for artists, technicians and practitioners to challenge the conventions on how theatre should be presented, is excited to announce its full 2019 season: the UK premiere of Michael John LaChiusa's Queen of the Mist in April at the Jack Studio Theatre, a full production of the iconic Mame in December at the Cockpit Theatre, a new Song and Dance production with multi-disciplinary artist Lemington Ridley in the Autumn and a four night cabaret festival in June at the Bussey Building. (more...)

BWW Review: ANASTASIA at Majestic Theatre San Antonio
by Ashley Corbaley - Feb 7, 2019

'Heart, don't fail me now. Courage, don't desert me.' Based on the 1997 movie of the same name, ANASTASIA tells the story of the rumored surviving Romanov daughter and her journey into her past in order to find her future. Featuring beloved tunes such as 'Once Upon a December,' 'Learn to Do it,' and 'Journey to the Past,' this production includes a stunning score of new songs by Stephen Flaherty. This enchanting musical dives deeper into the story of the lost princess and the family she finds while trying to discover who she is. (more...)

BPA Theatre School Is Now Enrolling Spring Classes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

BPA Theatre School enrollment for spring classes is now open for pupils of all ages. Under the fun, clever, and insightful tutelage of Kate Drummond, students (ages 4 - 7) in Creative Drama will explore the elements of theatre and learn to use their faces, bodies, and voices to tell a story. Kate will also lead students (ages 6 - 8) as they learn two song-and-dance numbers and engage in goofy, imaginative skill-building theatre games in Introduction to Musical Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: THUNDERBIRD AMERICAN INDIAN DANCE CONCERT AND POW WOW Celebrates Timeless Traditions Today
by Cindy Sibilsky - Feb 7, 2019

BWW Review: Thunderbird American Indian Dance Concert and Pow Wow Celebrates Timeless Traditions Today (more...)

BWW Review: CATS at SHEA'S BUFFALO Theatre
by Michael Rabice - Feb 6, 2019

Memory. With the first downbeat I was instantly transported to 1982 and the mezzanine of the New York's famed Winter Garden Theatre were the new Broadway production of CATS would settle in a for a record breaking 18 years. The iconic CATS theme wafted from it's synthesizers accompanied by lasers and I knew I was in for something wildly different. Almost 37 years later that same music evokes excitement and nostalgia, with a hint of 'on no, not this again.' A glimmering new National tour began a few weeks ago after it's most recent revival on Broadway and Buffalo audiences were treated to a visual feast last night as the show settled in for it's one week run. (more...)

Skylight Music Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

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

Rosie's Theater Kids Presents PASSING IT ON 2019 At Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

Founder Rosie O'Donnell and Artistic & Executive Director Lori Klinger of Rosie's Theater Kids announce that tickets are now available for purchase to  PASSING IT ON: An Evening of Mentorship taking place on Sunday, March 24 at 7:00 PM at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues).   (more...)

BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN! (and very funny) was afoot at Broadway San Jose!
by Linda Hodges - Feb 4, 2019

SOMETHING ROTTEN! is a bit of fluff that's easy on the brain, but you absolutely forget your troubles and isn't that a great gift in these troubling times? (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 2/4: Joey McIntyre Joins WAITRESS, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 4, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld, and Happy Monday! Begin your week the only way Broadway fans know how - by catching up on the latest news! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Song and Dance Man Tony Yazbeck Kicks Off American Songbook Series- Watch Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 3, 2019

Lincoln Center's American Songbook series just kicked off on Wednesday, January 30 with a thrilling performance of classic Broadway Song and Dance numbers by Tony Yazbeck.  (more...)

#SINGINDIASING Is Back With A Bang
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

It's back! After a successful opening season in 2018, #SingIndiaSing is back to enthral audiences yet again! The musical will be staged on March 1st, 2nd, and 3rd at the Jamshed Bhabha Theatre at NCPA, Mumbai. "Come WATCH the music", says Rahul daCunha the co-scriptwriter & lyricist of #SingIndiaSing (more...)

MARY POPPINS RETURNS Heads to Digital 4K Ultra HD, 4K Ultra HD, and Blu-ray
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

Disney's “Mary Poppins Returns,” the irresistible, timeless sequel based upon the Mary Poppins Stories by PL Travers, has had audiences dancing in their seats and critics singing its praises, earning Academy Award® nominations for best original song, best original score, best costume design and best production design. Directed by Academy Award winner Rob Marshall, who helmed screen adaptations of “Chicago,” “Nine” and “Into the Woods,” and starring Emily Blunt, Golden Globe®-nominated for her role as practically-perfect nanny Mary Poppins, and award-winning composer, lyricist and performer Lin-Manuel Miranda as charming lamplighter Jack, the fantastical film arrives into homes instantly on Digital 4K Ultra HD/HD and Movies Anywhere March 12 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD March 19 — with a sing-along version and never-before-seen bonus features. (more...)

Barrel Of Monkeys' THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA Presents Stories That Sing And Dance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Barrel of Monkeys presents the annual all musical edition of its much-lauded sketch show: THAT'S WEIRD, GRANDMA: Stories That Sing and Dance, directed by Artistic Director Brandon Cloyd, playing Fridays and Saturday at 7:30 pm from May 3 - 25, 2019 at the Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Gadfly Theatre Productions Presents 60 Queer Plays in 90 Minutes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2019

What can you experience 60 of for $20 in 90 minutes? Plays! At least you can with "I'm Never Going to Earth Again: 60 Queer Plays in 90 Queer Minutes". You won't believe your eyes as you become immersed in this fast-paced amalgamation of one-act plays, monologues, chants, improv, song, and dance. Tantalizing and vulnerable works of sci-fi, magical realism and fantasy allow us to tell you what is important to us. Walk a mile alongside us with the realism and absurdism of family, mental illness, queer community, grief, love, and zombies. Whether you are an alien, a euphemism, a healer or the God of Death, you will find something titillating to stimulate your senses. (more...)

BWW Review: Powerful Cast Moves Audiences With RAGTIME at Plant City Entertainment
by Drew Eberhard - Feb 17, 2019

A classic musical based on a novel of the same name by E.L. Doctorow, with a stunning book by Terrance McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty, and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens is something of a poignant resonance that the audience of Friday evening's performance was to bear witness to. Leading the cast of a whopping 45 people was Orchestra Conductor Joseph Scarborough. From the moment the overture began you were swept away into a moment in history not much unlike the current climate in which we find ourselves today. The actors hit the stage donning varying shades of white period pieces and they looked stunning. Props to the costume crew and Beverly Mercer for the stunning display that carried on throughout the production, donning actors/actresses in period wear is no easy feat and this is one truly worth commending. (more...)

BWW Review: Greasepaint Youtheatre Presents URINETOWN
by Herbert Paine - Feb 17, 2019

If you're looking for a good-natured satire on the excesses of capitalism, you're-in-luck with URINETOWN ~ the Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis musical that riffs on a draconian vision of a pay-to-pee society. If you're looking for a high-spirited rendition of the musical, look no further than the stage of Greasepaint Youtheatre where a stellar cast of young actors is delivering a wicked pissah (i.e., really great) performance, under the direction of Bob Sorrenson. (more...)

The Havana Cuba All-Stars ASERE! Comes to Thrasher-Horne
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

The Havana Cuba All-Stars ASERE! is a joyous spectacle of music and dance from Cuba showcasing a rich culture with different rhythms and melodies from 'Son Cubano' to cha cha-cha and rumba. This high energy group is coming to Thrasher-Horne Center NEXT Thursday, February 21 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

DanceWorks Presents Kaha:wi Dance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

DanceWorks proudly presents the highly acclaimed Kaha:wi Dance Theatre (KDT) in the Toronto premiere of Blood Tides, conceived and directed by KDT Artistic Director Santee Smith of Six Nations of the Grand River territory. Blood Tides delves into sacred space to retrieve women's ancient knowing and rites of passage. Blood Tides runs for 3 nights only - Thursday, February 14 through Saturday February 16 - at Harbourfront Centre's Fleck Dance Theatre. (more...)

Douglas Anderson to Teach A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN MUSICAL at Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

The Broadway musical is America's greatest contribution to the arts. It's a glorious, jazzy, star-studded and surprisingly turbulent history, one that remains largely unknown even to people who love musicals.  (more...)

Spotlight Youth Theatre Presents ONCE ON THIS ISLAND JR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Spotlight Youth Theatre, a Staten Island theatre and production company, is introducing the musical production, Once On This Island Jr. This is a highly original theatrical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's popular fairy tale, The Little Mermaid, written by the Tony-winning Broadway musical writing team, Ahrens and Flaherty. (more...)

BWW Review: PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES is Chock Full of Southern Charm, Song and Dance
by Frank Benge - Feb 12, 2019

PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES is a Tony nominated 1981 musical written by the performance group of the same name. The group, Pump Boys and Dinettes, consisted of John Foley, Mark Hardwick, Debra Monk, Cass Morgan, John Schimmel and Jim Wann. The members also jointly directed and starred in the original Broadway production. The show is basically a series of standalone songs rather than a conventional story tied together with music. The book for this musical is very thin and really only exists to get to the next song. Each song represents some element of small-town life: the sacredness of fishing, the fun of owning a pair of "Drinkin Shoes," and other assorted blue collar tales including growing up with with their grandma, whom they called Mamaw. The company tosses off 21 short-form songs with performances that harken back to simpler, more straight forward times with good natured knee-slapping, song, dance and humor. They shatter the fourth wall by talking directly to the audience and eventually coming right out into it and the end result is a refreshing blast from the past. (more...)

Tony Danza Returns To Café Carlyle Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Back by popular demand, the iconic Tony Danza and his four-piece band return to Cafe Carlyle with their hit cabaret show, Tony Danza: Standards & Stories, March 26-30. Combining timeless music with wit, charm, storytelling, and a dash of soft shoe and ukulele, Danza performs a selection of his favorite standards from the Great American Songbook while interweaving stories about his life and personal connection to the music. (more...)

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre Presents MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

Whether you're a longtime fan or a complete newcomer to the show, you are undoubtedly familiar with Mamma Mia!'s iconic playlist. The songs of Swedish pop group ABBA feature as more than just musical numbers - they practically drive the show's story! Tracks like "Dancing Queen" and "Take a Chance on Me" find new life in the hands of playwright Catherine Johnson, who spins a love story unlike any you've seen before. (more...)

Ahmad Simmons to Play Ben Vereen in FOSSE/VERDON
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

Ahmad Simmons took to Instagram to announce the news that he will be playing legendary stage actor Ben Vereen in the FX limited series 'Fosse/Verdon.'  (more...)

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