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The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas - 1981 - West End

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!”

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2020
On October 3rd, Master Teacher Richard Lawson will be joined by director/writer/actor Lily Mariye. Ten actors will be given the opportunity to have their self-tape auditions be assessed and redirected by Mr. Lawson and Ms. Mariye.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
After lots of books for hardcore musical theatre lovers, Miller has finally written one for everybody else, The ABC's of Broadway Musicals: A Civilian's Guide, a fun, short, easy-to-read introduction to the art form, famous shows, famous artists, books and videos to check out, and a short but informative stroll through the history of musicals.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
Covid's impact on live theatre and performing arts has been brutal this year. In an effort to celebrate the history and raise funds to support the future of the Barn Theatre, they will induct their 2020 Class of Wall of Fame members during their Gala Events this weekend.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020
Introducing Sasha Regan's ALL-MALE THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE cast. They have boarded the pirate ship and are on route to the Palace Theatre for 2 nights, on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th December. The ship is carrying a star crew of burly pirates and an abundance of lasses in petticoats and plenty of rum! What's not to love!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
Skylight Music Theatre today announced it will invite audiences to join them virtually in the Cabot Theatre for Skylight Sings: A Holiday Special — From Our Home at the Cabot Theatre, streaming Friday, Dec. 11, 2020 through Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2020
For its first official presentation of the 2020-2021 season, the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is offering one of South Florida's favorite singers in an intimate and deliciously eclectic performance perfect for the holiday season-and due to popular demand a special matinee has been added.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
BroadwayWorld Book Club is officially off and running! Or should we say, reading! The first BroadwayWorld Book Club selection is Jennifer Ashley Tepper's The Untold Stories of Broadway Volume 1. Tepper has just released the first volume of the book for free on Kindle!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 4, 2020
Here are two statements rarely heard in the world of Cabaret. “There goes that Cabaret Singer driving off in his new Bentley!” and “Did you check out that beautiful new Cabaret Room?”
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020
This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020
Porchlight Music Theatre has announced its 26th season that includes the 2020 - 2021 Mainstage, Porchlight Revisits and New Faces Sing Broadway series. Porchlight's Mainstage and Porchlight Revisits return to the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street with its annual fundraising concert Chicago Sings Andrew Lloyd Webber launching the season taking place at the Museum of Contemporary Arts, 220. E. Chicago Ave.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2020
Richard Skipper is celebrating Marta Sanders virtually today at 1:30 pm ET.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020
Ever wondered what stage managing some of the greats like Gwen Verdon, Tallulah Bankhead, Judy Garland, and Groucho Marx during the golden age of Broadway was like? Ever dreamed what sitting at a production table with famed director/choreographers like Bob Fosse and Tommy Tune brought?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020
As Coronavirus cases surge in the Chattahoochee Valley, the Springer Opera House has made the decision not to open its season in September, as initially announced. While no shows are canceled, most of the shows in the upcoming season will be presented in 2021. Three smaller productions will take place in late fall in fresh air venues or with generous social distancing.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2021
The National Society of Arts & Letters Florida East Coast Chapter has announced their 4th Annual Star Maker Awards will be held at The Wick Theatre and Costume Museum in Boca Raton on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at 6:30 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
The Society for the Preservation of the Great American Songbook (PGAS) today announced the launch of the exciting new After Dinner Cabaret series to be held at the beautiful, newly renovated North Palm Beach Country Club, which is open to the public and located at 951 US-1.
by Walter McBride - Jan 24, 2020
We're back with another deep dive into our archives! This time, our photo flashback features Dom DeLuise.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2021
David Hemsley Caldwell has joined Totem Pole Playhouse as Artistic Director and he is joined by James Nadeau as Interim Executive Director. The appointments were announced January 4, 2021 by Kevin Schoenberger, Chair of the Board of Directors.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2021
Dolly Parton is one of the greatest entertainers of all time. She is known not only for her endless catalogue of hits and iconic performances in movies, but also for her endless philanthropic and humanitarian work, such as Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, and her recent $1 million donation towards COVID-19 research at Vanderbilt University. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Palm Springs Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2021
Citizens will see an outdoor theatre going up on the corner of Tenth Street and Second Avenue downtown over the next six weeks as the Springer Opera House creates an innovative way to protect their audiences and artists this spring.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW presents Broadway sensation Avery Sommers (Ain't Misbehavin', Showboat, Chicago, Platinum) with her hit show, For Sentimental Reasons.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2020
The Evergreen Players began in 1950 as a group of friends gathering in each other's homes to read plays aloud. Productions started at Little Log Theatre before the company made Center Stage home 23 years ago.
by Team BWW - Feb 17, 2021
Producer Mark Cortale has announced that six stars of the stage and screen will join the late-February - March 2021 line-up of The Seth Concert Series, the live weekly series based on Seth Rudetsky’s international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown ten years ago.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
The Society for the Preservation of the Great American Songbook (SPGAS) today reminded music fans that the exciting new After Dinner Cabaret series will premiere on Tuesday, March 3 at the beautiful, newly renovated North Palm Beach Country Club, which is open to the public and located at 951 US-1.
by Courtney Symes - Feb 14, 2020
Forget that other show. I was in the REAL room where it happened last weekend at the 4th Annual Junior Theater Festival West (JTF), which celebrates youth theatre and encourages students and teachers to keep theatre alive in their community. Each year it follows the Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta, which just finished its 15th season. Over 2,200 people participated in the three-day festival, some coming from as far away as Australia, England, and South Korea. Students and educators benefited from the knowledge of top Broadway professionals in the form of adjudications, workshops, and a discussion panel entitled Pathways to Success, in which the featured guests shared how they forged their own paths to Broadway and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Avery Sommers will make her debut at Feinstein's/54 Below in New York City on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 9:30 PM with her acclaimed show, For Sentimental Reasons. One of the most versatile performers, who can sing anything from blues and gospel to musical theater and standards, Avery brings to the stage a blend of it all plus some very personal stories and highlights from her successful career including Broadway, cabaret performances, and appearances at major venues like Carnegie Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
The musical theatre came roaring back in the 1990s and began a new Golden Age for the art form. And there's a new book that takes you on a guided tour.
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Palm Springs Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2020
Paul Phillips, famed Broadway Actor and Stage Manager has passed away in Naples, Florida of natural causes at the age of 95. Paul Phillips was born on October 1, 1925 in Pleasantville, NY. Paul toured the country and worked summer stock for many years stage-managing such legendary performers as Charlton Heston, Groucho Marx, Ethel Waters, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
Broadway's Ruth Gottschall has returned to the seacoast to step into the role of Miss Hannigan in the Ogunquit Playhouse production of Annie now on stage at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Palm Springs Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2020
xNeed a new Broadway diversion to get you through the day? Check back today at 5pm to watch as BroadwayWorld's Spencer Glass broadcasts a very special episode of It's The Day of the Show Y'all LIVE! Which little-known musical theatre treasure will he uncover? Today is a special holiday celebration with Mame and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019
We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019
We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019
We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Palm Springs Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019
Feinstein's/54 Below presents Broadway sensation Avery Sommers (Ain't Misbehavin', Showboat, Chicago, Platinum) with her hit show, For Sentimental Reasons. One of the most versatile performers, who can sing anything from blues and gospel to musical theater and standards, Avery brings to the stage a blend of it all plus some very personal stories and highlights from her successful career including Broadway, cabaret performances, and appearances at major venues like Carnegie Hall. You might also want to warm up your vocal chords and be prepared to sing along with Avery as she makes her way from The Great White Way to the Great American Songbook and even ventures into the music of the 60s and 70s. This is one show you don't want to miss!
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Dec 16, 2020
From the Bedford Playhouse stage in New York, back curtains bathed in red and green light, and beautifully decorated with poinsettias and a Christmas tree, one of Broadway's most celebrated songstresses welcomed in the holiday season. Liz Callaway performed a delightful mixture of classic carols, and beloved songs from film and the Broadway stage.
by BWW - Dec 16, 2019
There's Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 16, 2019
There's Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 16, 2019
There's Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Palm Springs Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2020
What have you been doing during the pandemic? New Line Theatre Artistic Director Scott Miller has been writing a collection of horror stories, all inspired by the musical theatre. Yes, you read that right.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 9, 2020
This episode of Broadway Rewind takes you to the opening night celebration of the new production of Michael Bennett's Pulitzer Prize winning musical A Chorus Line. But we start things off at a rehearsal for the one night only Actors Fund Benefit of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, which starred Emily Skinner as Miss Mona and Broadway's original 'Annie' herself, Andrea McArdle as Doatsey Mae. McArdle told BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge about her take on the role and her song, 'She reminds me a little bit of that Mabel Normand character. Doatsey Mae is very smart. If it wasn't for that Chicken Ranch in town, she would have been a happening girl. She's overshadowed by all of this tardiness in this tiny little town, (and the song), is a heartbreaking number. It's sweet and a great country number.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020
Studio Tenn, the professional regional theatre company in Franklin, Tenn., is premiering a virtual talk show hosted by Artistic Director Patrick Cassidy and featuring exclusive interviews with performing artists from Broadway, film and music.
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 11, 2020
Avery Sommers is still going strong, without any plans to retire, and audiences are thrilled. The Broadway alum talks with Stephen Mosher from her home in Florida.
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 1, 2020
Broadwayworld NJ continues our series interviews with top theatre professionals to learn about their upcoming plans. Our readers will enjoy this one with Mark S. Hoebee, the Producing Artistic Director of Paper Mill Playhouse. Hoebee also directs shows at the Playhouse.