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Springtime - 1909 - Broadway


Liberty Theatre

(New York, NY)
234 West 42nd St.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
The Washington Ballet's beloved production of The Nutcracker returns to THEARC Theater November 23-24 and at the historic Warner Theatre November 30-December 29, 2019. Set to Tchaikovsky's magical score, this celebrated holiday favorite has become the signature Nutcracker in our nation's capital. With 40 performances and special events for families and military personnel, 45,000 patrons will enjoy The Nutcracker this season.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
From March 26 through April 11, 2020, the Savannah Music Festival (SMF) celebrates its 31st season with artist residencies, thrilling debuts, unique co-bills and special projects in myriad genres. Over 17 days, Savannah's Historic District becomes home to visionaries and creative voices from across the United States, as well as from Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, France, India, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Trinidad, Venezuela and the United Kingdom.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
Feinstein's/54 Below continues their #54BelowAtHome series tonight with 54 Celebrates Mel Brooks!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
Today (May 7) in live streaming: Ben counts down Mother's Day songs, White Collar cast reunites on Stars in the House and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
 With great excitement, Verlaine & McCann announce an additional offering from their virtual canon - a previously recorded screening of their beloved springtime tradition, a?oeThrough The Looking Glass: The Burlesque Alice In Wonderlanda??.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2020
The Trust for Governors Island has launched a new content hub for digital media, resources and virtual programs called Governors Island at Home. The hub, which can be accessed at, hosts a growing selection of content from and related to the Island as well as its robust community of programming partner organizations.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
There are some insanely talented Broadway cosplayers out there! Check out their costumes from week 7's cosplay challenge and get ready for week 8 of #BwayWorldFanArt-- Show Logos!
by Vikki Jane Vile - May 3, 2020
The second opportunity for online audiences to enjoy some Royal Ballet repertoire over lockdown is Christopher Wheeldon's adaptation of The Winter's Tale. First premiering in 2014, it has proved popular with ballet fans and has subsequently been programmed in 2016 (this recording) and 2018.
by Peter Nason - May 26, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest scenes in cinema from 1901 to 2020. See if your favorite movie moments made the list!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020
Houston Grand Opera has announced the appointment of HGO Studio Music Director Miah Im.
by Peter Nason - Mar 30, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2020
Feinstein's/54 Below has added shows to #54BelowatHome, a series of streamed performances to provide theater fans everywhere with artistic content from their favorite artists.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
Leading up to their season relaunch date on March 12th with International performing artist, Frank Bell, The Art of Sound announces two exciting additions for their Unplugged, springtime line-up. On Thursday, April 16th, introducing new to the series, The Hazelrigg Brother's Acoustic Trio (, with George and Geoff Hazelrigg, who will perform select songs from their latest album 'Songs We Like,' with their drummer of 5 years, John O'Reilly Jr.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2020
Bergen County Players (BCP), one of America's longest-running little theater companies, is not immune to COVID-19. Like all other theaters in the state (and on Broadway), BCP was forced to dim its lights and cancel the rest of its 2019-2020 season to help ensure the safety and well-being of its patrons and members during the current pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2020
Spring has officially sprung, and though we might not be able to enjoy its bounty outdoors, we can still sing about it! Below, we've curated a complete playlist about springtime. From April showers to May flowers, sing along to get your spirits up just in time for June start bustin' out all over!
by Peter Nason - Mar 19, 2020
How do we make a list of the 101 greatest show tunes from the past 100 years without bias? That's certainly a near-impossible mountain to climb, because even some forms of biases, knowledgeable judgments, are key when doing a task like this. But we need to make it as objective as possible when dealing with something so subjective.
by Stan Jenson - Mar 17, 2020
Just when gloom and doom seems to be coming at us from all angles, Desert Theatreworks presents one of the funniest, finest works they have ever staged. Following its laugh filled opening night, the company has put the show on hiatus per government guidelines, but it certainly must resume its run as soon as allowed.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2020
Sing For Hope has suspended its pianos program planned for June.
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 12, 2020
There's a lot of office politics and shenanigans happening in Joe Giovanietti's world premiere play, 'The Promotion' now being performed at NJ Rep through April 5. With the creative direction of Evan Bergman and a top-notch cast of four actors, this is a contemporary play that metro area audiences will surely enjoy.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
South Bay Musical Theatre (SBMT) has announced the full cast and creative team for the final production of the Company's 2019-2020 season, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Tony Award® and Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece SOUTH PACIFIC.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020
South Bay Musical Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for the final production of the Company's 2019-2020 season, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece SOUTH PACIFIC.  
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2020
In honor of the strange, sad but still love-hungry spring of 2020 - which perches on the brink of an open but uncertain summer - today, Melissa Errico has released Two Spring Songs for Summer, featuring two classic songs, newly recorded in quarantine.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
Rehearsals for Mel Brooks' hilarious musical comedy, The Producers are underway at Artscape, ahead of the first season at Theatre On The Bay - brought to you by Pieter Toerien Productions.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
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 or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2020
Greenville Theatre donors, sponsors, and advertisers were treated to a musical 'season reveal' at the annual announcement party on January 26. Executive Artistic Director Allen McCalla thanked the attendees for their continued support before expressing his delight with the remarkable body of work being presented in the upcoming season.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
New Hampshire Theatre Project (NHTP) celebrates Traditional Tales, Legends & Myths in the 4th Annual Storytelling Festival, expanded to 3 weekends in 2020. Featured artist Diane Edgecomb will teach a 3-week workshop on Friday evenings (6:30-9:00 pm) for both experienced and novice storytellers. a?oeThe Golden Thread: Finding Meaning in Traditional Talesa?? will focus on Voice, Movement, Characterization and Narration techniques.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2020
Conejo Players Theatre, the longest-running community theatre in the Conejo Valley, has announced its 2020 Season a?" featuring an incredible 9 shows. There's something fun for everyone!
by Bobby Patrick - Jan 18, 2020
In all a dozen numbers that kept the laughs coming and had the audience doubled over slapping their knees and tables and winding up in total hilarious agreements about that man falling into the sewer and DYING! Mel Brooks himself would have been proud hearing his songs being given such treatment by gifted Broadway vets and up-and-comers and the night made for a Monday that ended with a BANG and for that BANG Bobby gives 54 CELEBRATES MEL BROOKS! A solid 4 out of 5 rainbows. Check out the calendar at F/54B's webby and make note of the upcoming tributes as we are sure midtown's premier supper club will offer up a night to remember of one of your favorites.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Enjoy a first look at Pieter Toerien's new production of Mel Brooks' hilarious musical comedy THE PRODUCERS, starring Alan Committie, Earl Gregory and Terence Bridgett with Raquel Munn, Richard White, Schoeman Smit, Devin Butterworth, Nathan Muller, Philip Schnetler, Joshua van Niekerk, Nicolette Fernandes, Michele La Trobe, Chloe Perling, Nadine Suliaman and Claire Glover.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
New Amsterdam Singers (NAS), led by Music Director Clara Longstreth, will present Through the Seasons, featuring Robert Paterson's 'I Go Among Trees' - a World Premiere commissioned by NAS in honor of its 50th anniversary. The three-movement work by the New York-based award-winning composer is written for chorus and marimba on texts by Wendell Berry, May Sarton, and John Freeman; Makoto Nakura is the marimba soloist. The concert will be performed twice: Friday, March 20, 2020, at 8:00 pm at Broadway Presbyterian Church, Broadway at 114th Street, and Sunday, March 22, 2020, at 4:00 pm at The Theater of St. Jean Baptiste, 184 East 76th St.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
The Music Center welcomes the public to the a?oePlaza for Alla?? as the newly renovated space is transformed into a giant, weekend hangout offering visitors the chance to join, move and play on the fourth Saturday in March, April and May. Play on the Plaza!, a TMC Arts program, is a new series that offers free fun, games and activities on the redesigned Music Center Plaza, creating a casual gathering space for families, friends and kids.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
In this a?oevariety salon,a?? a multi-genre evening of emotional whiplash, the coffeehouse meets the cabaret as a?oePoetry/Cabareta?? (Time Out NY-recommended) once again brings together poets and performers in a fast-paced night of stimulating variations on a theme. The fourth episode of the season, a?oeRENEWED!a??, celebrates awakening, emerging, longing and survivinga?"all in the spirit of entering springtime. Host Thomas March's topical monologue will cover adolescent drunkenness, thwarted lust, and the profound indignities of the woods. The show will feature poetry from Jee Leong Koh & Katherine Barrett Swett, reading from their new collections; music from Carela & Mark Aaron James; and comedy from Whitney Chanel Clark & Jaye McBride. Musical Director Drew Wutke will be on keys.
by David Green - Feb 26, 2020
The McCallum Theatre, in partnership with Break-Away Tours, is pleased to announce its 2020 Springtime Theatre Tour to New York.  The New York trip is 7 days/6 nights from Wednesday, May 13th through Tuesday, May 19th, 2020.  Guests will be staying at the Westin Times Square Hotel.  Four exciting Broadway productions are included: MOULIN ROUGE, SIXa??THE MUSICAL, MRS. DOUBTFIRE, a new musical based on the film and FLYING OVER SUNSET.  
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
On view April 7a?"August 7, 2020, Tradition & Opulence: Easter in Imperial Russia, an exhibition of nearly 200 objects, will recreate the splendor of Easter celebrations during the last days of the Tsars. No country is better known for its Easter eggs than Russia. From the jeweled creations of Fabergé to humble wood carvings, the nation's greatest artists, icon painters, jewelers, and artisans have created imaginative egg designs in every medium for the most important of the Orthodox Christian feasts.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
Get ready to laugh until your sides ache when the Warner Stage Company presents THE PRODUCERS on the historic Warner Main Stage May 2-10, sponsored by Elevator Service Company. Outrageous, hilarious, a teeny bit offensive, off the wall, and the winner of a record 12 Tony Awards are just a few things that THE PRODUCERS is. But it is never boring and you will find yourself holding your sides with laughter as Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom sing and dance their way through the greatest show biz scam that there ever was.
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
Continuing their decade-long tradition of Miami Music Week events, Steve Aoki & Dim Mak are headed back to Magic City this year to present another springtime affair. Following three years of all night long Wynwood / Arts District dance parties, the label is making a triumphant return to the white sands of South Beach for an eleven hour pool party, kicking off at noon. Join us at Dim Mak Miami 2020 on Thursday, March 19th as we take over the Nautilus Pool. Headlined by Aoki himself, the 21+ event will feature some of the label's most exciting current acts, as well as beloved extended friends and family.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019
Max Bialystock, the one-time king of Broadway producers is hungry to strike it rich, and Leo Bloom, an accountant has dreams of someday becoming a theatre producer. They discover they can get rich by producing a flop rather than a hit, and start by finding the worst show, worst director, and worst actors. Complications arise when their new production, the gloriously offensive 'Springtime for Hitler' turns out to be a smash success. The humor of the show draws on ridiculous accents, caricatures, and many show business in-jokes.
by Jenny Taylor Moodie - Dec 2, 2019
The Nutcracker is beloved for many reasons; the endless eye candy, the dynamic score, and the marriage of artistry and excellence. The element of tradition keeps us coming back for more. We yearn to feel connection, and to remember what it's like to wonder about magical things. Houston Ballet's multi-faceted Nutcracker is a delicious carnival of mystery and joy. Creative director Stanton Welch has built a production that serves the audience and leaves us completely fulfilled. Nothing sends you back to your childhood more quickly, with all things seemingly possible and your imagination offering an endless sweet escape.
by Review Roundups - Dec 18, 2019
Andrew Lloyd Webber's timeless classic, CATS, hit the big screen this week! Reviews are rolling in for the highly-anticipated adaptation - let's see what the critics are saying!
by Stage Tube - Apr 7, 2020
Today is the 71st Anniversary of the Broadway Production of South Pacific! The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization has shared a a?oeThrough Time and Historya?? video in honor of the anniversary.
by Gil Kaan - Apr 6, 2020
Here's the third installment of responses from various Los Angeles Theatre heads on how their individual theatre families are holding up in these crazy, safe-distancing times. As with the first two batches of responses, these are just as amazing in their acknowledged realism and uniform positivity:
by Peter Nason - Apr 30, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best musical theatre characters from 1940-2020; see if your favorites made the cut!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2020
While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out yesterday's videos, from stars including Katharine McPhee, Jeremy Jordan, Kristin Chenoweth, Derek Klena, Matthew Morrison, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2020
Today at 1pm EST, a new R&H Goes Live! video will be released. This video will feature Derek Klena, performing 'Younger Than Springtime' from Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2020
On Tuesday, May 12, 2020 Pen Parentis presents authors Granville Wythe Burgess, Ted O'Connell and New York Times-acclaimed novelist Gish Jen on an interactive livecast at 7pm in a Grand Slam Springtime celebration of books that feature rejuvenations and resistance.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020
Although the Festival de Printemps, Les Arts Florissants' (LAF) Spring Festival showcasing sacred music in the churches of southern Vendée in France, will not take place April 24a?"26, 2020 due to current circumstances, starting April 24, audiences can experience online some of the exquisite artists and sublime music from the planned programs.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020
Well, Verlaine & McCann are ALL MIMSY, and they're bringing the experience of their beloved springtime tradition, 'Through The Looking Glass: The Burlesque Alice In Wonderland' right into your living rooms... with Wonderland In Quarantine!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2020
This weekend marks the spiritual height of springtime for Gentiles and Jews alike. While many will celebrate Passover or Easter a little bit differently this year, we can all come together with the power of music- or more specifically, the showtune!