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46th Street Theatre (New York, NY)
226 W.46th St.

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Based on a story by Larry L. King

The saga of the legendary “Chicken Ranch”! “We’re gonna ROMP and STOMP and WHOOP IT UP tonight” at the most famous little “chicken ranch” in Texas. It began in Houston, toured the world and held Vegas at bay for two years, not to mention its remarkable run on Broadway where it earned two Tonys and a slew of Drama Desks. Now The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is back home at TUTS. Join rowdy football boys, a gun-happy sheriff, curvaceous crazy cheer¬leaders and, of course, Miss Mona with her racy girls. It’s “just one small thrill but there’s nothin’ dirty goin’ on!”



Photo Flash: First Look at Davis Gaines and More in MAN OF LA MANCHA at Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Broadway veteran Davis Gaines and innovative in-the-round seating are featured in Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF's (Orlando Shakes) production of Man of La Mancha. The multi-Tony Award-winning musical runs now through October 8, 2017 in the Margeson Theater. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Davis Gaines Stars in MAN OF LA MANCHA, Starting Tonight at Orlando Shakespeare Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Broadway veteran Davis Gaines and innovative in-the-round seating will be featured in Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF's (Orlando Shakes) production of Man of La Mancha. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet Davis Gaines and the Stars of MAN OF LA MANCHA at Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Broadway veteran Davis Gaines and innovative in-the-round seating will be featured in Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF's (Orlando Shakes) production of Man of La Mancha. The multi-Tony Award-winning musical will run from September 6 - October 8, 2017 in the Margeson Theater. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below! (more...)

Tori Scott to Return to London with VODKA IS THE REASON FOR THE SEASON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Tori Scott returns to London with her brand new Christmas show 'Vodka is the Reason for the Season' as part of the Live at Zedel winter season. (more...)

Jay Armstrong Johnson, Davis Gaines, and More Join Fall MUNY MAGIC at The Sheldon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The fifth installment of Muny Magic at The Sheldon, The Muny's bi-annual showcase of favorite Muny artists, will be October 18 & 19 at 7:30 p.m. at The Sheldon Concert Hall. (more...)

2Scoops and Broadway's Allison Guinn to Play Joe's Pub, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

The rumors are true. 2Scoops: The Legendary, Chart-Topping, Entirely Fictional 90's Girl Group have broken up...again. Although they are not on speaking terms, and embroiled in a vicious legal battle, they will perform as planned because the court has ruled that they are LEGALLY OBLIG8TED. (more...)

Broadway Performer Gerry Burkhardt Passes Away at 71
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Gerry G. Burkhardt, 71, longtime resident of Cozy Lake, passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. He was born June 14, 1946 Houston, Texas to the late F.W. & Myrtis Burkhardt. He is survived by an older brother Charles and younger siblings Dean and Cindy. (more...)

Arizona Broadway Theatre Launches 13th Season with MAN OF LA MANCHA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Arizona Broadway Theatre's thirteenth season as the Valley's leading producer of musical theatre begins on October 13 with the acclaimed Broadway hit Man of La Mancha, which will run through November 11. (more...)

Chita Rivera, Tommy Tune and More Will Be Feted at Martina Arroyo Foundation's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

The Martina Arroyo Foundation's 13th Annual Gala, a celebration of Prelude to Performance, Role Class and Outreach Programs, will be held on Monday, November 13, 2017 beginning 6:30pm in the Grand Salon of the JW Marriott Essex House, 160 Central Park South, NYC. (more...)

Tori Scott to Return to Joe's Pub with Boozy Holiday Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

Tori Scott will return to Joe's Pub at The Public with her annual holiday show, Vodka is the Reason for the Season - an evening of holiday regret, slurred autobiographical stories, and brassy songs written by other people. (more...)

Doreen Taylor, Davis Gaines Set for Hammerstein Docu-Musical 'AN ENCHANTED EVENING' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

Fresh from the sold-out premiere at the Bristol Riverside Theatre in Philadelphia, the brand new, innovative docu-musical AN ENCHANTED EVENING: A NIGHT WITH OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II is coming Off-Broadway for a limited December 2017 engagement. (more...)

Garrett Phillips, Nigel Casey and David Hayes to Star in West End's 'THE RAT PACK' This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

Final casting is announced today for the West End production of the Olivier Award-nominated The Rat Pack - Live from Las Vegas, which returns to the Theatre Royal, Haymarket - home to its first West End run in 2003 - for a strictly limited season from Wednesday 13 December - Saturday 3 February. (more...)

Musical Theatre West Brings WHITE CHRISTMAS to The Carpenter Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

This holiday season's weather report forecasts SNOW! Start with a timeless tale of joy and goodwill, fill it with classic Irving Berlin songs, and top it off with glorious dancing and you have Irving Berlin's White Christmas, coming to the Carpenter Performing Arts Center December 1-10! Tickets are now on sale at the Musical Theatre West Ticket Office, at www.musical.org, or by calling (562) 856-1999 ext. 4. Tickets start at $20. (more...)

'AN ENCHANTED EVENING', Starring Doreen Taylor and Davis Gaines, Begins Off-Broadway Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Fresh from the sold-out premiere in Philadelphia, the new docu-musical AN ENCHANTED EVENING: A NIGHT WITH OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II is headed Off-Broadway for a limited December 2017 engagement. (more...)

The Sun Comes Out Tomorrow with Starry ANNIE at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

It's the hard-knock life! Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents the hit Broadway Tony Award-winning musical Annie. A friendly reminder that performances begin tomorrow, Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at 7:00 p.m., for a limited run through Sunday, December 31, 2017, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive) in Millburn, NJ. (more...)

New Year's Eve At The PGA Arts Center Will Celebrate Broadway!
by Carol Kassie - Nov 20, 2017

Top South Florida Broadway and cabaret performers Avery Sommers, John Lariviere, Melissa Boher Jacobson, and Michelle Petrucci will be joined by five talented stars of the future from the Dreyfoos School of the Arts to ring in - and sing in - 2018 at the PGA Arts Center in Palm Beach Gardens. There will be two performances on December 31st the first at 7 pm, and the second at 9:30 pm. (more...)

Lea DeLaria, Rumer Willis and More to Join American Pops for Holiday Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will present a special holiday concert not to be missed, with special guest stars Rumer Willis ('Dancing with the Stars,' Broadway's Chicago), Lea DeLaria (Broadway, comedy and jazz star, 'Orange is the New Black'), Claybourne Elder ('Gossip Girl,' Broadway's Sunday in the Park...), Nova Payton (Helen Hayes Award winner), Mobley (singer/songwriter featured on HBO, Fox and NBC) and Luke Hawkins (Star tap dancer from 'America's Got Talent'). (more...)

Tori Scott to Bring VODKA IS THE REASON FOR THE SEASON to Zedel
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

'Tori Scott: Vodka is the Reason for the Season' is coming to Live at Zedel, 20 Sherwood Street, London, on Monday 18th, 19th & 22nd December 2017. (more...)

Frances Ruffelle and More Set for Jamie deRoy's 'TIS THE SEASON Actors Fund Benefit at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Show business tour de force Jamie deRoy - the award-winning producer, cabaret, stage, film and TV performer and humanitarian - will bring her star-packed Jamie deRoy & friends holiday show to New York's famed Birdland, Monday, December 11, at 7 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: ANNIE at The Engeman
by Melissa Giordano - Nov 15, 2017

The holiday offering from the exquisite John W. Engeman Theatre of Northport, Long Island, is an excellent production of the classic Tony winning musical Annie. Marking the half-way point of the Engeman's dazzling 11th season, this production is superbly directed by Antoinette DiPietropolo who also serves as Choreographer. Now I know you're probably thinking: Another production of Annie? Well, when you have a cast as remarkable as this, it definitely warrants another visit. (more...)

Lili Taylor to Lead 'FARMHOUSE/WHOREHOUSE' Artist Lecture at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

BAM presents 'Farmhouse/Whorehouse: an Artist Lecture' by Suzanne Bocanegra, starring Lili Taylor, December 12-16, 2017 at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space, 321 Ashland Place). (more...)

PETER PAN's 'Gotta Crow' at Music Theater Works This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents PETER PAN at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, December 23, 2017 through January 1, 2018. (more...)

Sandra Bernhard, Justin Vivian Bond and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

The holidays are already upon us! 'Tis the season for family, because that's what Joe's Pub at The Public has got on tap for the month of December. (more...)


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Natalie Weiss & Sally Wilfert Release ONE VOICE EP, Available Today!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Natalie Weiss & Sally Wilfert first met in 2015 when asked to perform together for The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival's Fall Gala. Immediately in rehearsal, they realized how seamlessly their voices intertwined into one, ultimately forging a special bond, almost like a sisterhood. This magical experience inspired and carried into what would become the One Voice EP, which drops today on iTunes. (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars Casts Local Actress Simone Gundy in Lead Role for MEMPHIS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Houston actress, Simone Gundy, who competed on Season 11 of The Voice , will star as Felicia in Theatre Under The Stars' (TUTS) upcoming production of MEMPHIS! (more...)

Dolly Parton's Tony Award-Nominated 9 TO 5 Comes to Los Altos Hills
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents 9 to 5 The Musical, featuring eight-time Grammy Award winner Dolly Parton's Grammy and Tony Award-nominated, country, gospel, and pop music-infused score. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces VIVA MAX!, Part Of The TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the reading of Viva Max! part of the TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, on January 15, 2018 at 7pm at The Actors Temple Theater, 339 W. 47th Street, NYC. A 'Dollars and Sense' talkback on the future development of the presented works will be held after each performance. Admission is free. Please RSVP at least a day in advance (or much sooner) by calling 212/714-7628, or e-mailing TRUVoicesSeries@gmail.com. (more...)

St. Louis Area Cast Announced for National Tour Of MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

GFour Productions, winner of 44 Tony Awards and 54 Drama Desk Awards, has announced the cast of the international hit show Menopause The Musical coming to the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza, 635 Westport Plaza, in St. Louis for weekly performances beginning Tuesday, January 9 and running through Saturday, March 31. (more...)

Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel, and Christopher Sieber Will Bring THE PROM to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2018

It was announced today that the hilarious new Broadway musical comedy THE PROM will star Tony Award Nominee Brooks Ashmanskas (Something Rotten!), Tony Award Winner Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone), two-time Tony Award Nominee Christopher Sieber (Shrek the Musical), Caitlin Kinnunen (Bridges of Madison County), Isabelle McCalla (Aladdin), Michael Potts (Jitney), Angie Schworer (The Producers), Courtenay Collins (Broadway Debut) and Josh Lamon (Groundhog Day) and will officially open on Broadway on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at a Shubert theater to be announced. (more...)

Cast Announced for Rockwell's AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY on February 12th
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

An Evening of Classic Broadway will be back on Monday, February 12th at 8PM (doors 6:30) at Rockwell Table and Stage, LA's most popular live music venue on Vermont Ave. in Los Feliz. BroadwayWorld.com says, the singers are incredibly talented the 90-minute show could have gone on another hour. Music Director/Master of Ceremonies Brad Ellis (Glee, Forbidden Broadway) and (producer/Cabaret artist) Dianne Fraser present a different line-up of singers with each performance of Fraser Entertainment Group's long-running concert series. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces the Cast for UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER, THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the cast for the upcoming reading of Ugly Christmas Sweater, The Musical, part of the TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, on January 29, 2018 at 7pm at The Actors Temple Theater, 339 W. 47th Street, NYC. A 'Dollars and Sense' talkback on the future development of the presented works will be held after each performance. Admission is free. Please RSVP at least a day in advance (or much sooner) by calling 212/714-7628, or e-mailingTRUVoicesSeries@gmail.com. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces The Full Cast For VIVA MAX!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the full cast of Viva Max! part of the TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, on January 15, 2018 at 7pm at The Actors Temple Theater, 339 W. 47th Street, NYC. A 'Dollars and Sense' talkback on the future development of the presented works will be held after each performance. Admission is free. Please RSVP at least a day in advance (or much sooner) by calling 212/714-7628, or e-mailing TRUVoicesSeries@gmail.com. (more...)

Constantine Maroulis to Star in Virginia Musical Theatre's Limited Engagement of JEKYLL & HYDE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Virginia Musical Theatre announces the limited engagement of the epic gothic musical, JEKYLL & HYDE, at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, March 2-4. Tony-nominated Broadway star Constantine Maroulis will make his VMT debut in the title role. Based on Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the sweeping rock musical, JEKYLL & HYDE, will be directed by VMT Artistic Director Chip Gallagher, with musical direction from Nathan Matthews and choreography by Jeff Warner. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 1, 2018
by - Jan 1, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Tommy Tune Returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

Tommy Tune, Broadway's tallest tapper, returns to the Feinstein's at the Nikko stage on Sunday, March 18 at 4 & 7 p.m.- dancing, singing and tale-telling. The ten-time Tony Award winner takes an autobiographical stroll, celebrating 50 plus years of big time showmanship! From his arrival in New York City as a fresh-faced kid from Texas, through his most popular roles on stage and screen, to his ascension as one of Broadway's most accomplished director-choreographers. Accompanied by Michael Biagi, his music director for nearly four decades, the evening features Tune's personal renditions of standards by Irving Berlin, Kurt Weill, Cole Porter, Johnny Mercer, Burt Bacharach, the Gershwins, Carole King, Green Day and more. Tickets for Tommy Tune range in price from $60-$100 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketfly.com. (more...)

Emmy Nominated Soap Star Robert Newman Joins Cast of PERFECT CRIME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018

Robert Newman, best known for his 28 year run as Joshua Lewis on the longest running program in broadcasting history, Guiding Light, and more recently on the hit Showtime series Homeland and this upcoming season of the hit Netflix series House of Cards, will be joining the cast of Off-Broadway's longest running play, PERFECT CRIME, replacing Richard Shoberg on Monday, February 20th, in the role of Inspector James Ascher at the Anne L. Bernstein Theater. (more...)

International Hit Sensation MAMMA MIA! Comes to Broadway Palm
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

February 15, 2018 - Broadway Palm is thrilled to present the international hit sensation MAMMA MIA! now through April 7, 2018. Over sixty million people around the world have fallen in love with the charming story, the delightful characters and the timeless ABBA music which makes Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show! (more...)

StageArt Announces the Cast for BARE The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

StageArt is pleased to announce the cast for the Victorian professional premiere of bare the Musical, which will play at Prahran's Chapel off Chapel from 20 March - 15 April 2018. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes NEWSIES, BONNIE AND CLYDE Director, Jeff Calhoun
by Behind the Curtain - Feb 12, 2018

We're gonna whomp, and stomp, and whoop it up all night with the legendary director/choreographer Jeff Calhoun. From his days as a hoofer in SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, MY ONE AND ONLY, and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas film, to helming the Broadway revivals of GREASE, Deaf West's BIG RIVER, JEKYLL AND HYDE and the original Broadway companies of BROOKLYN, BONNIE AND CLYDE, and NEWSIES, Jeff tells all to Rob and Kevin. (more...)

Bridget Everett, The Skivvies, Mireya Ramos and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

The holiday season is officially underway at Joe's Pub. Kicking off the slew of extra-festive shows is Ike for the Holidays, Ikechukwu Ufomadu's delightful late night talk show. After that are all your classics - The Skivvies, Tori Scott, Justin Vivian Bond, Murray Hill and more! (more...)

TRU Voices Announces New Musicals Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, on January 15, 29, and February 5, 2018 at 7pm at The Actors Temple Theater, 339 W. 47th Street, NYC. A 'Dollars and Sense' talkback on the future development of the presented works will be held after each performance. Admission is free. Please RSVP at least a day in advance (or much sooner) by calling 212/714-7628, or e-mailing TRUVoicesSeries@gmail.com. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, on January 15, 29, and February 5, 2018 at 7pm at The Actors Temple Theater, 339 W. 47th Street, NYC. A 'Dollars and Sense' talkback on the future development of the presented works will be held after each performance. Admission is free. (more...)

PETER PAN to Fly to Music Theater Works This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents PETER PANat Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, December 23, 2017 through January 1, 2018. (more...)

Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Joe Iconis and More to Bring Holiday Cheer to Feinstein's/54 Below This Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

This month, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, just in time for the holidays. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet Davis Gaines and the Stars of MAN OF LA MANCHA at Orlando Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Broadway veteran Davis Gaines and innovative in-the-round seating will be featured in Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF's (Orlando Shakes) production of Man of La Mancha. The multi-Tony Award-winning musical will run from September 6 - October 8, 2017 in the Margeson Theater. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below! (more...)

Academy of Country Music Celebrates Artists, Musicians & More at 11th Annual ACM HONORS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

The Academy of Country Music® presented the 11th Annual ACM Honors, an evening dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS at TexARTS is A Rip-Roaring Romp
by Scott Shipman - Aug 21, 2017

Director Sarah Gay has deftly manipulated this show so that it works very well in the intimate theater out in Lakeway, and she has crafted a bright, entertaining piece that is full of fun and embraces a sense of stubborn nostalgia for small town Texas. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS Opens Tonight at TexArts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is a political satire full of flirty fun and gusto. Based on a true story, the show recounts the heyday and demise of the infamous "Chicken Ranch."  (more...)

Photo Coverage: First look at Imagine Productions' THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS
by Jerri Shafer - Aug 10, 2017

Miss Mona runs the Chicken Ranch, a brothel with a long history in a small Texas town. The locals have a good relationship with the institution, and Mona is respected in the community. The Sheriff, Ed Earl Dodd, also looks out for the Chicken Ranch due to his past with Miss Mona. However, when pious reporter Melvin Thorpe exposes the brothel, outside interests want it shut down, putting the governor in a tough spot.  Performances August 10-12, 2017 at 8pm and August 13th at 3:00 pm. Doors open 30 minutes prior. Northland Performing Arts Center (NPAC), 4411 Tamarack Blvd, Columbus, Ohio 43229. Visit www.imaginecolumbus.org for information on purchasing tickets. (more...)

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