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Sweet Charity - 1966 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Based on the screenplay Nights of Cabiria by Federico Fellini, Tullio Pinelli and Ennio Flaiano

Debuting on Broadway in 1966, Sweet Charity was a collaboration between some of Broadway's most spectacular talents. Cy Coleman's music effortlessly captures the rhythms and sounds, and Dorothy Fields lyrics the vernacular and fascination of the underground scene, in iconic musical numbers such as Big Spender, If My Friends Could See Me Now, and There's Gotta Be Something Better Than This. Neil Simon's razor-sharp script lifts the veil on the exquisite agony of living on the under-side of life. The legendary Bob Fosse directed and choreographed the original production, and was largely responsible for the musical's distinctive and lasting identity.

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Palace Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
1564 Broadway
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2021
London Theatre Runway has announced that they will be returning to Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre for another jam-packed programme! LTR is a non-competitive programme, where participants are encouraged to enhance their current talents, build on confidence and learn new skills, all whilst working with top industry professionals.
by Marianka Swain - Sep 6, 2021
Full casting is announced today, Monday 6 September, for the musical CABARET at the KIT KAT CLUB in London’s West End. Joining the previously announced Eddie Redmayne as ‘The Emcee’ and Jessie Buckley as ‘Sally Bowles’ will be Omari Douglas as ‘Cliff Bradshaw’, Liza Sadovy as ‘Fraulein Schneider’, Elliot Levey as ‘Herr Schultz’, Stewart Clarke as ‘Ernst Ludwig’ and Anna-Jane Casey as ‘Fraulein Kost’.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2021
The Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical Merrily We Roll Along will recommence at the Hayes Theatre Co on Thursday 21 October. A thrilling and compelling Broadway fable about friendship, compromise and the high price of success, Merrily We Roll Along played its first preview in June before shuttering due to the Covid 19 lockdown in Sydney.
by - Sep 26, 2021
Peter Hylenski has won the 2020 Tony Award for Best Sound Design of a Musical for MOULIN ROUGE!.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2021
The newly expanded Jump Encore! has announced its full cast and creative team for their inaugural production of Into the Woods! Jump Encore! has been producing children's productions for the last 8 years as part of Jump Dance Company in Lakewood Ranch.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2021
ACT of Connecticut will welcome audiences back for their 2021-2022 Season with the record-breaking Broadway smash-hit musical revue, Smokey Joe's Cafe - The Songs of Leiber and Stoller.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 19, 2021
In our new series, 'Where Are They Now?' we're taking a look back at some of our favorite original Broadway casts, and catching up with their careers! Next up, the original cast of Dear Evan Hansen!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 12, 2021
In our new series, 'Where Are They Now?' we're taking a look back at some of our favorite original Broadway casts, and catching up with their careers! Next up, the original cast of Hairspray!
by Roy Berko - Sep 12, 2021
A native New Yorker, Neil Simon is recognized as Broadway's King of Comedy. Following his very successful 1961 production of COME BLOW YOUR HORN, Simon's name on a script basically meant instant box office sell-outs during the era from 1960-1980, the Great White Way's era of comic plays.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 1, 2021
Robert Battle, Artistic Director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, announced today that internationally renowned performer, choreographer, director, and multi-disciplinary artist Francesca Harper has been appointed Artistic Director of Ailey II, the Ailey organization's acclaimed company of young dancers. Ms. Harper will assume her duties on September 7, 2021, and will immediately begin preparing for Ailey II's return to the stage.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2021
The New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich have today announced the cast for their upcoming rock 'n' roll pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk, which will play to in person and livestreamed audiences from 25 November 2021 – 8 January 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2021
Repertorio Español has announced the winners of The 2021 Miranda Family Voces Latinx Playwriting Competition, an initiative to develop and promote Latinx plays that resonate with and accurately depict the Latinx experience. The competition is inclusive of all playwrights who are at least 18 years of age and residents of the US or Puerto Rico.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 5, 2021
Directed and choreographed by Broadway veteran, Stephanie Pope Lofgren (Pippin, Chicago), the electrifying musical celebration of 1950’s Rock n’ Roll began performances Thursday, September 30, 2021 and continues through Sunday, October 24, 2021 at ACT of CT (36 Old Quarry Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877).
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2021
Mrs. Doubtfire returns to previews on Broadway, at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, starring Rob McClure in the title role. Learn more about the cast here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2021
The 92Y School of Music has announced new guests for their popular interview series, Cabaret Conversations, now in its second year: Lillias White (Nov 1), Ben Cameron (No 22), and Ricky Ritzel (Dec 13). Previous speakers in the BroadwayWorld Cabaret Award-nominated series have included Chita Rivera and Joe Iconis, among others.
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 18, 2021
Now well into its second year, the 92Y chat show series helmed by Michael Kirk Lane announces exciting guests.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 15, 2021
Barrington Stage Company has announced the 2021 Associate Artists – scenic designer Beowulf Boritt, actress Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer and costume designer Alejo Vietti.
by Michael Major - Oct 12, 2021
Sutton Foster appeared on Good Morning America this morning to talk The Musical Man with Hugh Jackman, her new book 'Hooked', and the finale of her hit TV series, Younger. Watch the interview now!
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 11, 2021
City Springs Theatre Company has announced Shuler Hensley as its  new Artistic Director. The Tony award winner has been an integral part of the company from its  inception in 2017 but will now take on a more prominent role, working closely with recently  named Executive Director, Natalie DeLancey. 
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Nov 9, 2021
With a face and head of glorious hair you may recognize at first glance, Sasha Hutchings (Laurey) opens OKLAHOMA!'s national tour in Minneapolis at Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum in the first Equity tour of the show in 40 years. The actor gives some insight into the reimagined production and more in 6 Questions.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2021
The first ever Tony Award winner for Best Musical, based on the book by Sam and Bella Spewack with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, is to be directed by Johanna McKenzie Miller. In a twist of fate, Miller will make her mainstage directorial debut at the Marriott Theatre roughly 20 years after making her acting debut under the very same spotlight. Musical direction for this production is led by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson with choreography by Jeff Award nominee Alex Sanchez.  
by Claudio Erlichman - Nov 5, 2021
With a sophisticated and amusing production, Barnum has been standing out as the great theatrical success in the city of Sao Paulo, in the post-pandemic. It was between one and another well-attended session that Barchilon kindly granted us this exclusive interview talking about influences, beginning of his career, Barnum and future projects.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2021
Following their Halloween Adult Nights, Future Spotlight Productions and KidZania London today announces a Christmas Adult Nights, a one-off musical theatre spectacular at the immersive KidZania indoor city featuring immersive role-play activities, festive cocktails on entry and live performances from musical theatre stars.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 4, 2021
Multi award-winning Project 9 music video will have its New York premiere as an official selection of the New York Shorts International Film Festival tonight, Thursday, November 4th at 10 pm at Cinema Village (22 East 12th Street, NYC), starring director, producer and Broadway musical theater actress Glory Crampton and Broadway’s Robert Cuccioli.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2021
JEFF HARNAR will salute Emmy, Grammy, Tony winning songwriter CY COLEMAN in his award-winning, critically acclaimed show A COLLECTIVE CY, originally performed in 2007 at Feinstein’s at the Regency in New York City.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2021
The world premiere of Singing Revolution: The Musical sets a tale of star-crossed lovers against the beautiful, moving and timeless true story of Estonia's 1987 song-filled, peaceful uprising against the Soviet Union.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2021
The New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich are inviting audiences to be digitally part of this year’s upcoming rock ‘n’ roll pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk, by submitting a video of themselves performing a piece of British Sign Language-incorporated choreography by Darragh O’Leary.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2021
“Lift it up, lift it up: we can sing our country free!” Twenty triple-threat performers and a five piece band will bring an inspirational new musical based on historical events to life this January. Presented by Dreamtone Productions in association with NewYorkRep, the world premiere of Singing Revolution: The Musical sets a tale of star-crossed lovers against the beautiful, moving and timeless true story of Estonia’s 1987 song-filled, peaceful uprising against the Soviet Union. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2021
Emily Padgett-Young, a veteran of six Broadway shows, recently joined the faculty in the Department of Dance and Department of Theatre in the School of Music, Theatre and Dance at Oakland University in Rochester, Mich.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2021
An in-person reading of the new show Yes! the Musical will be held on Thursday November 11th 2021. The reading will feature Arielle Jacobs (Aladdin, Wicked, In the Heights), Natalie Joy Johnson (Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde), Alyssa Fox (Wicked, Frozen) and more.
by Michael Dale - Nov 28, 2021
How my exposure to the diversity of New York theatre changed once I started going to Off-Off-Broadway more frequently than to Broadway.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 24, 2021
Pittsburgh CLO has announced casting for the 30th annual production of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL, December 17-23 at the Byham Theater. This year's production, directed by Scott Evans, will feature lavish costumes, thrilling effects and a talented ensemble of both new and returning performers. Broadway & TV star Richard Thomas returns to Pittsburgh CLO to lead the cast as Ebenezer Scrooge.
by Mary Lincer - Nov 22, 2021
Kwame Alexander's 2010 picture book for the age 5-8 set, Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band, secretly serves as Jazz 101 for children the way Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf and Britten's Young People's Guide to the Orchestra introduce them to musical instruments. Alexander's book, with characters such as Mules Davis and Duck Ellington, not only brims with puns, it explicates jazz and packs its own gem of a glossary. His 2011 title, Indigo Blume and the Garden City, introduces his spunky 9 year old heroine who teaches an urban neighborhood to go green and make our garden grow. In 2020, Alexander blended some of the characters from both books to help children realize that the show must go on even when you're a little scared of getting up in front of groups and also that your parents love you. No. Matter. What The books are joys, but Alexander's and Mary Rand Hess' 2021 mashup of them into this 70 minute musical production, in the Family Theater of the Kennedy Center through November 28, has flaws. Let's get them over with so that the good news can follow.
by Mary Lincer - Nov 21, 2021
Acoustic Rooster's Barnyard Boogie: Starring Indigo Blume
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2021
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the 2022 Gala “Paint the Town” will honor RTC alumna and friend Chita Rivera (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Nine) on Monday, March 7 at 7pm at the Ziegfield Ballroom in New York City.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 18, 2021
The New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich are inviting audiences to be digitally part of this year's upcoming rock 'n' roll pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk, by submitting a video of themselves performing a piece of British Sign Language-incorporated choreography by Darragh O'Leary.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2021
Whether you've been naughty or nice, you can unWRAP the holidays at (mostly)musicals' 38th edition tonight, Wednesday, 11.17.21 at Feinstein’s at Vitello’s!
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 14, 2021
smEach month, BWW is spotlighting stage managers from all across the political spectrum, shedding a much-deserved light on the breadth of duties afforded these theatrical jacks-of-all-trades and the heart, hope, and humor they bring to their work. 
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2021
Whether you've been naughty or nice, you can unWRAP the holidays at (mostly)musicals' 38th edition on Wednesday, 11.17.21 at Feinstein's at Vitello's!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2021
The cast includes: Adele Anderson playing Head Waiter (Fascinating Aïda), Lewis Cornay playing Arpad Laszlo (John and Jen, The Book of Mormon), Andy Coxon playing Steven Kodaly (Curtains, West Side Story), Marc Elliott playing Ladislav Sipos (The Girl on the Train, Macbeth), Kaisa Hammarlund playing Ilona Ritter (Fun Home, Sweet Charity), and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2021
Award-winning Porchlight Music Theatre celebrated 26 years as the center for music theatre in Chicago, honored actor, singer, dancer Chita Rivera with The ICON Award, Rick and Deann Bayless and the Bayless Family Foundation with the Luminary Award and Latino business and civic leaders as 2021 Scene Changers at its 2021 ICONS Gala.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 1, 2021
Acclaimed stage performers Catriona Fray and Alena Bernardi are set to play at the Duplex in New York City with their new show, “Divine Feminine Soul” one performance only on the magical date 11/11 at 7pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2021
The Majestic Theatre will dim its lights tonight, December 6, in memory of longtime The Phantom of the Opera production stage manager Craig Jacobs, who passed away November 22. Jacobs worked for The Phantom of the Opera from 1997 through 2014.
by Team BWW - Aug 28, 2021
Noelle received the college LaDuca Achievement Award for Excellence, which includes a Broadway prize-pack with merch from the BroadwayWorld Theatre Shop, shoes from LaDuca, and a $1000 donation to a charity of her charity, City of Hope Cancer Center.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 24, 2021
Transcendence Theatre Company will close their 10th anniversary season of Broadway Under The Stars with their highly anticipated  Annual Gala Concert, September 10th through the 19th at Jack London State Historic Park.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2021
Well, Well…Hello, Lee Roy! The York Theatre Company will present Broadway’s Lee Roy Reams in his new solo show _Remembering Jerry Herman*, celebrating his collaboration with the late great musical theater legend. Audiences will hear glorious songs and outrageous stories from shows that include La Cage aux Folles, Hello, Dolly!, and more.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2021
After more than a year of outdoor, online and drive-in events, Wright State's acclaimed Department of Theatre, Dance and Motion Pictures is back with a full season of in-person productions that will have audiences celebrating the power of classic and contemporary drama, musical theatre, dance and film.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2021
Martin Marquez has an extensive repertoire of stage work with the Donmar Warehouse, The National and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.  He most recently starred as Nathan Detroit in Sheffield Theatre's production of Guys & Dolls and in Josie Rourke's revival of Sweet Charity at the Donmar playing Vittorio Vidal. 
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 11, 2021
Disney's Newsies, presented by The Gateway, will be the first full-scale professional production at the Patchogue Theatre since shutting down due to the pandemic. It will run from August 25 through September 11th.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 11, 2021
Great theater begins with you! That's right; the Maltz Jupiter Theatre is now casting volunteers to help the Theatre shine!