Spotlight 1978

Opened: January 11, 1978
Closing: January 14, 1978

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Streaming Review: Bradley Cooper's Latest Director Endeavor Comes To NETFLIX & Shows He, Too, Is Becoming A MAESTRO
by Bobby Patrick - Jan 15, 2024

In all, Maestro is the fast-paced chronicle of a giant living a giant life, as told through a love (or love-ish) story

What's New on Max This December 2023
by Michael Major - Nov 27, 2023

Stream Original Comedy Specials “Leo Reich: Literally Who Cares?!” For HBO And “Gary Gulman: Born on 3rd Base” For Max, Max Original Documentary “Oprah and The Color Purple Journey,” HBO Original Documentary Series “Murder in Boston: Roots, Rampage & Reckoning,” and more. Check out what's coming to Max and leaving Max in December 2023.

San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus To Celebrate The Historic GrAnd Opening Of The Pansy L. Chan And Terrence D. Chan National Queer Arts Center
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 19, 2023

Following a three-year, $15 million capital campaign, San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus (SFGMC) Chief Executive Officer Chris Verdugo and Artistic Director Jacob Stensberg today announced the grand opening of their new home, The Pansy L. Chan and Terrence D. Chan National Queer Arts Center (The Chan).

Listen: Nancy Sinatra Sings Rodgers and Sondheim's 'Do I Hear A Waltz?'
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2023

Nancy Sinatra, the eldest daughter of Frank Sinatra, has released a new album, Keep Walkin’: Singles, Demos & Rarities 1965-1978, which features previously unreleased music. One of the songs on the album is 'Do I Hear a Waltz?' by Richard Rodgers and Stephen Sondheim, from the musical of the same name. Listen to the song here!

Talea Ensemble Announces 2023-2024 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 29, 2023

The Talea Ensemble – comprised of sixteen bold and boundary-breaking  musicians, with a mission to champion musical creativity, cultivate curious listeners, and bring visionary new works to life – today announces its fifteenth and 2023-2024 season of performances. New York audiences can anticipate multiple world and US premieres, a special winter solstice concert, public showcases of two new operas in the workshopping process, numerous commissions, and a recording residency.

Kronos Quartet Marks 50th Anniversary With KRONOS FIVE DEACDES A Season-Long Celebration�¿
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 18, 2023

Kronos Performing Arts Association has announced KRONOS Five Decades, a year-long celebration of Kronos Quartet's 50th anniversary, July 2023 – June 2024. KRONOS Five Decades programming will encompass every aspect of the organization’s mission, including performance, commissioning, recording, education, and preservation.

Review: WEST SIDE STORY at The Forum
by Theresa Bertram - Jul 6, 2023

What did our critic think of WEST SIDE STORY at The Forum? Northeast Arkansas has a bustling artistic community, and Broadway World was thrilled to get to know the talent that is being presented at The Forum, 115 E Monroe Ave, which is guided by the Foundation of the Arts in Jonesboro.

Finalists/Semifinalists Revealed For 46th Bay Area Playwrights Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2023

Playwrights Foundation, the West Coast's premier launchpad for exceptional new plays and playwrights, has revealed the semifinalists and finalists for the 46th Bay Area Playwrights Festival, which will be presented in a hybrid festival.

THE NORMAL HEART & More Lead Boston's June 2023 Theater Top Picks
by BWW Staff - May 31, 2023

Boston is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. June 2023's top picks include The Normal Heart, The Color Purple, and more!

Wake Up With BWW 5/12: CHESS at the Muny Casting, Plus a Message From Mischief Theatre!
by - May 12, 2023

Top stories: Casting for Chess at The Muny, JoJo and Derek Klena extend in Moulin Rouge!, plus a message from Mischief Theatre!

Feature: The Show Must Eurovision �" A Celebration of Musical Theatre Eurovision Song Contest Stars �" Part Three
by Adam Robinson - May 11, 2023

The West End of London might be an epicentre for musical theatre, but it is not just UK Eurovision stars who have taken to the stage. An other Eurovision powerhouse country Sweden currently have six wins to their name, and also sparkling smorgasbord of representatives who have stood in the musical theatre spotlight.

Broadway By Design: Bartelme, Jung, Grill & Ross Bring DANCIN' from Page to Stage
by Team BWW - May 10, 2023

We continue Broadway By Design with the creatives from Broadway's iconic celebration of dance, Bob Fosse's Dancin'- Costume Designers Reid Bartelme and Harriet Jung, Lighting Designer David Grill, and Video Designer Finn Ross.

2023 Tony Awards Live Pre-Show Will Stream for Free on Pluto TV
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 25, 2023

THE TONY AWARDS: ACT ONE, a pre-show of live, exclusive content leading into THE 76TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS will commence on Sunday, June 11, at 6:30-8:00 PM, ET/3:30-5:00 PM PT, when the first round of Tony Awards is presented to audiences on Pluto TV.

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Closes 2022-2023 Season With BIG SEXY: The Fats Waller Revue
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2023

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe will conclude its 2022-2023 “American Dreams” theatre season with the world-premiere musical revue, “Big Sexy: The Fats Waller Revue.”

Mahindra Excellence In Theatre Awards 2023 Concludes With Red Carpet Awards Night
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2023

The national theatre fraternity and a diverse audience came together in New Delhi for a glittering Red Carpet Awards Night at the 18th Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META).

A World Premiere, West Coast Premieres & More Set for San Francisco Playhouse 21st Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 27, 2023

San Francisco Playhouse has announced its 21st season, to be presented September 2023 to September 2024. See full programming, and learn how to purchase tickets!

The Residents Announce FACELESS FOREVER 50th Anniversary Tour and Screenings of TRIPLE TROUBLE
by Blair Ingenthron - Feb 26, 2023

Legendary art-rock group The Residents have announced FACELESS FOREVER, their 50th Anniversary Tour kicking off at the Wonder Ballroom (Portland, OR) on March 16 and hitting 22 cities before culminating in a three-night run at the Great American Music Hall (San Francisco, Calif.) from April 17 - 19, 2023.

Review: PEEPING TOM: TRIPTYCH, Barbican Theatre
by Franco Milazzo - Feb 5, 2023

Belgian dance company Peeping Tom verily put the 'trip' into Triptych, a brilliantly bizarre neo-noir dance trilogy full of deliciously dark delights.

Court Theatre to Present Spotlight Reading Series Featuring Works by Sonia Sanchez
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 1, 2023

Court Theatre will present the 2023 Spotlight Reading Series. The Spotlight Reading Series will run March 15 - 17, 2023 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts.

Broadway Lover's Guide to Max
by Michael Major - Dec 31, 2022

Max offers a collection of content curated from across WarnerMedia's catalog and a roster of new Max Originals, plus acquired franchises and films. Among those include an impressive lineup of muscials, plays, and films that theater lovers will enjoy. From Grease to In the Heights to Cats, check out what Broadway lovers can stream on Max now!

Banff Centre Announces Daina Ashbee as Recipient Of The 2022 Clifford E. Lee Award
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2022

The biennial Clifford E. Lee Choreography Award at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is awarded to an emerging Canadian dance choreographer or company demonstrating exceptional talent. Established in 1978 by the Clifford E. Lee Foundation, the award was created to encourage the development of Canadian choreographers. 

Larry Owens' SONDHEIMIA, Bernadette Peters & More Announced for Pasadena Playhouse's Sondheim Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2022

Pasadena Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman announced the latest news for the theater’s upcoming six-month-long celebration of the works and impact of Stephen Sondheim January 26 through June 11, 2023. 

Memorial Celebration for Max Woodward to Take Place at the Kennedy Center This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2022

A salute to Max Woodward will take place at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. on Monday November 21, 2022 at 3:00PM. Woodward, who went to work at Kennedy Center the week it opened and retired after forty-five years as Vice-President of Theater Programming, died on October 14, 2022 in Washington, D.C.

DON'T KID ME BENEFIT Announced At Comedy Works Landmark, August 31
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 15, 2022

Colorado Women's Bar Association presents Don't “Kid” Me: Comedy, Discussion & Drinks in a Post Roe World at Comedy Works South at the Landmark, August 31.

Jenn Colella, Gavin Creel, Marilyn Maye & More to be Featured in Eugene O'Neill Theater Center 58th Summer Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center has announced its 2022 summer season, which features the return of some beloved in-person public events put on pause during the virtual and hybrid seasons of 2020 and 2021. 

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What productions of Spotlight have there been?
Spotlight has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1978.

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