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Opened: January 23, 1958

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Find Out Who Won at the 2024 GRAMMYS - Full List of Winners!
by Michael Major - Feb 4, 2024

Find out who won at the GRAMMYs. Notable winners include Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, SZA, Fred Again.., Shucked songwriter Brandy Clark, Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift, The Beatles, Kylie Minogue, Billie Eilish for the Barbie soundtrack, and more.

Taylor Swift & More Nominated For 2024 GRAMMYS - Full List of Nominations!
by Michael Major - Nov 10, 2023

Taylor Swift, Olivia Rodrigo, and more were also nominated for GRAMMYS. Check out the full list of nominations now! Sweeney Todd, Parade, and more were nominated in the Best Musical Theatre Album category.

Review: LEA MICHELE Makes a Landmark Debut at Carnegie Hall
by Ricky Pope - Nov 1, 2023

It is safe to say that Carnegie Hall has been the premiere showcase for what is great in American Art and Culture for over 130 years. It is not hyperbole to say that the concert given Monday night by Broadway and television star Lea Michele will be remembered as one of those defining zeitgeist events. Her two-hour intermission-less journey through her career so far was the kind of powerhouse performance that people talk about for years. For the young Millennial set, it is their Judy Garland moment, the thing they will reminisce over cocktails “I was there for…”

PHILADELPHIA BOUND? Fall Presents Over 120 Festivals, Block Parties, Shows, Charity Events and More
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 3, 2023

Are you bound for the Philadelphia area this fall.  There’s so much to see and do that our readers will like to know about. 

Broadway Buying Guide: August 21, 2023
by Team BWW - Aug 21, 2023

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, August 21, 2023.

Lakewood Theatre Company Announces 2023-24 Season of Plays
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2023

Lakewood Theatre Company will begin its 71st season with six productions on its Mainstage and three productions on its Side Door Stage beginning July 14, 2023.  

Atlanta's LGBTQ Film Festival OUT ON FILM Announces Lineup
by Michael Major - Sep 7, 2022

The Oscar qualifying film festival, which was included on MovieMaker Magazine’s “50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” list, once again offers a diverse selection of films from highly anticipated studio efforts to independent films, and international to local Georgia and Atlanta productions as part of its carefully curated hybrid presentation.

BrightSide Theatre to Present SHE LOVES ME in October
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 27, 2022

BrightSide Theatre Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak have announced that they will begin their 10th season with She Loves Me, running from October 14 through 30th. 

Jane Lynch & Kate Flannery, Hannah Corneau, The Skivvies & More to be Featured in Joe's Pub Fall Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022

Joe’s Pub has announced fall programming. This season presents incredible performances from Latine artists: Afro-Cuban jazz grooves from Dayramir González, an evening of Latin alternative music with Jessica Medina & Mai-Elka Prado, and more.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Return to Lincoln Center With a World Premiere & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will return to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts’ David H. Koch Theater June 15-19, 2022, for a six- performance engagement that caps a decade of Artistic Director Robert Battle’s leadership.

Meet the Cast of MACBETH
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2022

Macbeth begins performances tonight, March 29, 2022, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street) and opens on Thursday, April 28, 2022. Learn more about the cast bringing this show back to the stage!

The Old Globe Announces Plans for Full Reopening, Season to Feature World Premieres by Michael John LaChiusa & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 28, 2021

The Old Globe today announced plans for the long-awaited full reopening of its three theatres in Balboa Park. Audiences will be able to once again gather in the Globe’s outdoor theatre starting June 4 and in the two indoor theatres in September.

The David Roche Foundation Celebrates 5 Years, 26,000 Visitors And A New Exhibition
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2021

The David Roche Foundation House Museum which has the finest private collection of decorative art in Australia with more than 3,000 works, marks its 5th anniversary on 3 June and is celebrating more than 26,000 visitors and a changing exhibition program that has moved from Japan to Russia, and quilts to clocks.

Saint Paul's Choir to Premiere 18th Century Work In Concert Film
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2021

Delivering musical hope, Saint Paul's Choir of Men and Boys will premiere its digitally recorded performance of Songs of Springtime, an uplifting choral music concert celebrating the joys of spring, available for ordering and viewing on Friday, May 28.

BREAKING NEWS: Fort Salem Theater To Kick Off Reopening Programming With Two Mainstage Musicals
by Kyle Christopher West - Apr 21, 2021

Fort Salem Theater is thrilled to announce their 2021 Summer series! The COVID-conscious productions will mark both the theater’s reopening from the global pandemic, as well as the official grand reopening under new venue owners and management. The curtain rises on the theater’s mainstage with The Marvelous Wonderettes (June 18-27), followed by Next to Normal (July 23-August 1). Limited tickets are available now at www.FortSalem.com.

Photo Flash: First Look At KRAPP'S LAST TAPE From The Wilbury Group
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 13, 2021

The Wilbury Theatre Group offers a first look at their limited run of Krapp's Last Tape – Samuel Beckett's lauded one-act play about the effects of time and loneliness, and the longing for past glories. Performances are being presented for limited audiences of 25 people in the 15,000 sq. ft. Main Hall at the WaterFire Arts Center April 9-25, 2021.

BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR N0. 51 at Home Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin - Apr 3, 2021

Have you watched Los Angeles Opera’s digital short Brown Sounds yet? Brown Sounds celebrates Black history by beginning with the Garden of Eden. Conceived by Raehann Bryce-Davis, a rising star in the LA firmament, it's a stunning vocal piece. Composer Ayanna Witter-Johnson set poet Henry Dumas's evocative verses to music with Bryce-Davis’s ravishing mezzo-soprano in mind.

BWW Feature: Cabaret Community Joins In Sorrow to Mourn Rick Jensen
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 2, 2021

Four decades of Rick Jensen were not enough for anyone but, sadly, they were all the club community would get.

Wilbury Theatre Group Announces KRAPP'S LAST TAPE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2021

The Wilbury Theatre Group has announced a limited run of Krapp's Last Tape – Samuel Beckett's lauded one-act play about the effects of time and loneliness, and the longing for past glories. Performances run for limited audiences in the Main Hall at the WaterFire Arts Center April 9-25, 2021.

Student Blog: Zodiac Signs of Tony-Nominated Musicals
by Student Blogger: Madison Moore - Mar 22, 2021

The criteria are that these shows have been nominated for Best Musical from the 3rd Tony Awards (the ceremony that started the Best Musical category) in 1949 to the nominations of what will now be the 74th Tony Awards in 2021. I will be determining their signs based upon their Broadway premiere date. With those rules in mind, here we go!

Amanda Muggleton Returns To Brisbane's Twelfth Night Theatre This April
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2021

In 2019, Amanda Muggleton packed her bags for the UK to star in the London premiere season of the outrageously titled play Coral Browne: This F**king Lady!

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, October 29- with Beth Malone, Next On Stage and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 29, 2020

Today (October 29) in live streaming: Beth Malone visits Backstage Live, Meet the Top 5 on Next On Stage, and so much more!

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Announces Online Chorus Auditions for THE GERSHWIN'S PORGY AND BESS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2020

The premiere of Lyric Opera of Kansas City is holding auditions for their  production of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, scheduled for Nov. 7-15 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. 

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time
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!

Houston Chamber Choir Announces New Podcast To Offer Solace To The Public Through Music
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 23, 2020

The GRAMMY Award-winning Houston Chamber Choir has launched a new podcast, a?oeWith One Accord,a?? to offer solace to patrons and the general public dealing with uncertainty, stress and social distancing during the COVID-19 outbreak by providing beautiful music to unite the community.

The Body Beautiful FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where Are They?
The Body Beautiful
Pffft!
Fair Warning
Leave Well Enough Alone
Blonde Blues
Blonde Blues Dance
Uh-Huh, Oh Yeah!
All of These and More
Nobility
Summer Is
The Honeymoon Is Over
Just My Luck
Art of Conversation
Gloria
A Relatively Simple Affair
The Manly Art of Self-Defense
Hidden in My Heart
He's Our Boy
Every Man for Himself
Ooh, Merci Beaucoup
Mother Come and Fight with Me
The Body Beautiful has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1958 and Broadway which opened in 1958.

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