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The Act - 1977 - Broadway

The Act is a musical with a book by George Furth, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and music by John Kander.



It was written to showcase the talents of Kander and Ebb favorite Liza Minnelli, who portrayed Michelle Craig, a fading film star attempting a comeback as a Las Vegas singer. The musical premiered on Broadway in 1977.

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Majestic Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
245 West 44th St.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2020
Senator Chuck Schumer recently stopped in front of the Westcott Theater in Syracuse to talk about the future of the industry, and stand in support of the Save Our Stages Act.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020
The UofSC Dept. of Theatre and Dance will open its 2020-2021 performance season October 1-4 with an online production of Caryl Churchill's critically-acclaimed play, Love and Information.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2020
A highly skilled master of sound and sense, GRAMMY award-winning bassist and composer Eric Revis has crafted his artistic legacy around asking the same question again and again: Why not? Experimenting remains integral to his expression. Over the years, the critically-acclaimed artist's willingness to traverse the unknown has prompted collaborative partnerships with Branford Marsalis, Nasheet Waits, Kris Davis, Peter Brötzmann and Jason Moran.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2020
Luna Stage, in collaboration with The Andrew Goodman Foundation and Dance The Vote, announces 50 Days/50 States--A Virtual Dance Party celebrating civic participation and marking fifty days to the November election.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020
The Hatch Lab welcomes its inaugural residents: Playwright and director Miranda Middleton (MFD Dir., NIDA, dir. Ned: A New Australian Musical, New Theatre), playwright Grace Chapple (MDF Writing for Perf., NIDA, Never Closer, 2020 Griffin Award Shortlist) and composer and lyricist Luke Byrne (Between the Sea and Sky, NYMF Best Musical 2018, MD, The Harp in the South, STC) to its residency program as they develop, workshop and ultimately premiere their new Australian musical, Paper Stars.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2020
Just yesterday, House Democrats submitted an updated version of The Heroes Act, including the Save Our Stages Act, which would provide $10 billion in assistance to entertainment venues across the country.
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2020
Joey King will star in the upcoming Netflix adaptation of Scott Westerfield's 'Uglies.' McG is attached to direct.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2020
RECORDS Nashville, the newly announced Music City division of Barry Weiss' RECORDS, a joint venture with Sony Music Entertainment, has announced signing breakthrough singer/songwriter Chase Martin to the label.
by TV News Desk - Sep 24, 2020
Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, today announced Kiefer Sutherland (24, Designated Survivor) and Joey King (The Kissing Booth, The Act) as the voice cast for The Creepshow Halloween Special.
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2020
Death Bells is the longtime musical collaboration between Will Canning and Remy Veselis.
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2020
An exception to the rule that all rock bands in Los Angeles sound the same, Zero Theorem’s take on hard rock and metal makes people think by combining existential lyrics about the human experience with blistering instrumentation.
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2020
Patricia Arquette has joined the cast of 'High Desert,' created and written by Nancy Fichman, Katie Ford, and Jennifer Hope.
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2020
IFC Midnight announced today that it is acquiring North American rights to killer-thriller HUNTER HUNTER, starring nineties teen icons Devon Sawa.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020
Ameena Hamid Productions presents the premiere of Pepa Duarte's Eating Myself, a brand-new show packed with South American flavour about a woman's identity in Peruvian society. Eating Myself, written and performed by Duarte with direction from Sergio Maggiolo, will be running at The Golden Goose Theatre from Tuesday, 10 November - Saturday, 14 November 2020.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 20, 2020
Natsha Castillo is talking to Stephen Mosher, and it's all about the love that drives her life, live music ... and vegan cooking.
by Richard Sasanow - Sep 20, 2020
Mezzo Joyce DiDonato set a new standard for the Met’s Live concert series (hosted by Christine Goerke) with a gorgeous recital from the Jahrhunderthalle in Germany that was broadcast live on September 12 and will be available on demand through the Met’s website, now extended through October 23.
by Stage Tube - Sep 2, 2020
The Lie is written and directed by Veena Sud, and stars Mireille Enos (The Killing), Peter Sarsgaard (An Education) and Joey King (The Kissing Booth 2, The Act). When their teenaged daughter confesses to impulsively killing her best friend, two desperate parents attempt to cover up the horrific crime, leading them into a complicated web of lies and deception. Produced by Alix Madigan-Yorkin, Christopher Tricarico, and Jason Blum. Executive produced by Howard Green, Kim Hodgert, Jeanette Volturno, Couper Samuelson and Aaron Barnett.
by Eleni Cashell - Sep 19, 2020
Faith Healer is the third production in the Old Vic: In Camera live-streamed series, and the first with multiple performers involved.
by Tara Bennett - Sep 18, 2020
A powerful production of AMERICAN SON officially kicks off Theatre Baton Rougea??s 75th season by uniting arts and activism. Performances will run September 24-October 4, 2020.
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2020
Following the release of lead single 'Terminal Secrets' which ReGen Magazine calls 'darkly surreal,' LA-based experimental post-punk artist CROWJANE has released her debut album MATER DOLOROSA.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2020
Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) announced its autumn 2020 programme which features major solo presentations by artists from the MENASA region and beyond, as well as new editions of annual programmes highlighting the work of lauded regional and international filmmakers, artists and publishers.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
i95 has reported on the various Connecitcut theatres that are beginning to bring back live performances in the wake of the ongoing health crisis. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2020
Kaufman Music Center's Artist-in-Residence program embeds versatile artists who are reimagining music and transforming the field into programs straddling KMC's thriving education and performance programs.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020
Four years ago today, just before an election expected to install the first female U.S. President, Taylor Mac premiered the entirety of A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, comprising 246 songs that were popular in this country from 1776 to 2016, in a 24-hour marathon performance.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020
Repertorio Español has announced the winners of The 2020 Miranda Family Voces Latinx Playwriting Competition, an initiative to develop and promote Latinx plays that resonate with and accurately depict the Latinx experience.
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2020
For the month of October, AMC+ has the largest collection of scares with more than 1,000 hours of the very best in horror programming.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020
Today, The Breath Project-a new theatrical initiative formed by Artistic Director and Co-Founder Gamal Abdel Chasten and Co-Founder Marieke Gaboury in response to the current global spotlight on racial injustice against Black people-announced the lineup for the inaugural The Breath Project Virtual Festival.
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 6, 2020
She acts, she sings, she dances, she writes, she exercises, she crusades, and she loves. In all things, she gives her all. Tovah Feldshuh eats life. Find out how and why, here.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2020
Today, The Breath Projecta?"a new theatrical initiative formed by Artistic Director and Co-Founder Gamal Abdel Chasten and Co-Founder Marieke Gaboury in response to the current global spotlight on racial injustice against Black peoplea?"announced the lineup for the inaugural The Breath Project Virtual Festival being held on Saturday, October 24 (2 p.m. PT/5 p.m. ET and 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET) and Sunday, October 25 (5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET).
by Stephi Wild - Oct 5, 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 this weekend's highlights from some of your favorites, including Heidi Blickenstaff, Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner, Sir Patrick Stewart, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2020
Today, The Breath Project-a new theatrical initiative formed by Artistic Director and Co-Founder Gamal Abdel Chasten and Co-Founder Marieke Gaboury in response to the current global spotlight on racial injustice against Black people-announced the lineup for the inaugural The Breath Project Virtual Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2020
Today, The Breath Projecta?"a new theatrical initiative formed by Artistic Director and Co-Founder Gamal Abdel Chasten and Co-Founder Marieke Gaboury in response to the current global spotlight on racial injustice against Black peoplea?"announced the lineup for the inaugural The Breath Project Virtual Festival being held on Saturday, October 24 (2 p.m. PT/5 p.m. ET and 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET) and Sunday, October 25 (5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2020
Rebecca Luker has made a video, posted to Kelli O'Hara's Instagram account, providing an update on her condition. Luker was diagnosed with ALS in November 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2020
Letters From Home, the tap-dancing joke-cracking USO-inspired duo made up of founder Erinn Dearth and self-proclaimed 'tall guy' Dan Beckmann are now in preparation for a digital Veterans Day concert.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2020
Sheffield Theatres today announces the news that it has been awarded funding as part of the government's Culture Recovery Fund, administered through Arts Council England. This money will support Sheffield Theatres to continue to create work, connect with audiences and make further adaptations to the buildings in preparation for the Lyceum and Studio theatres reopening next year. 
by Gil Kaan - Oct 23, 2020
This year's semi-finalist on America's Got Talent, sword-swallower extraordinaire Brett Loudermilk will be presenting THE BRETT LOUDERMILK HALLOWEEN SPECIAL Zoomed live online October 29 & 30, 2020. Special guests for this self-described 'CIRQUE DU SOLEIL meets PEE-WEE'S PLAYHOUSE' include Gilbert Gottfried (and other surprise celebrity trick-or-treaters).
by Stage Tube - Oct 23, 2020
Shudder released today the trailer, key art and images for A Creepshow Animated Special, premiering exclusively on the horror streaming service in all its territories, as well as via the Shudder offering within the AMC+ bundle, beginning Thursday, October 29 shortly after 12:01 am ET/9:01 pm PT.
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 22, 2020
Darnell White is staying focused on his work behind the piano and his life of hopefulness. Here, he chats with Stephen Mosher about all of it, including the upcoming release of the film THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS, for which he served as musical director.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020
The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center has announced an all virtual 2020-21 Amcor Education Series as part of the Center's commitment to providing educators and students accessible arts education programming.
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2020
Each year, “Live with Kelly and Ryan” sets a new standard for Halloween celebrations, and the countdown has begun to the 2020 edition of this viewer favorite.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020
Eating Myself comes to the Golden Goose Theatre 10 - 14 November, 2020.
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 19, 2020
Beloved by fans and the community, prolific artist and dedicated workhorse Meg Flather shares some chat about all the various ways she contributes to the industry.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2020
Today, The Breath Project—a new theatrical initiative formed by Artistic Director and Co-Founder Gamal Abdel Chasten and Co-Founder Marieke Gaboury in response to the current global spotlight on racial injustice against Black people—announced the line-up for the inaugural The Breath Project Virtual Festival being held on at 5 p.m. both Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25.
by Student Blogger: Grace Callahan - Oct 17, 2020
We’re in the middle of one of the scariest and most stressful events our generation has  had to face. We have not known a crisis like this. And – somehow – we're expected to continue  living and learning as though the world is not upside-down.  
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020
Voters' Broadcast is a broadly participatory musical performance for an unlimited number of voices and instruments made up of choral and instrumental ensembles.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2020
In partnership with Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park and 23 other theater companies across the country, The Breath Project has announced the lineup for its inaugural virtual festival being held on October 24 and 25.
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 12, 2020
The ever charming John McD leads a charmed life, filled with work and good people. Here, he talks with Stephen Mosher about everything from talks with Mom N Dad to Sunday Tea.
by Vikki Jane Vile - Oct 11, 2020
The Royal Ballet returned to the stage for the first time in seven months on Friday night. Yes, I could contextualise about how this was bitter sweet and dampened by social distancing but, the dance was too stupendous to give any time to that so let's not and just marvel about how wonderful it was to see them again. 
by Stage Tube - Oct 1, 2020
Writer, executive producer, and actor Desirée Matthews announced today that the award–winning short narrative film, The Great Unknown, is available to stream online.