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The Ladder - 1926 - Broadway


Mansfield Theatre

(New York, NY)
256 W. 47th St.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 9, 2021
Jaime Lozano and the Latinx artists that make up his family artistic and his family of friends have a lot to say and a lot to sing about, when they celebrate their heritage on September 23rd.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 26, 2021
An idea that came out of the pandemic quarantine is now a movement that will (and should) continue to grow and change lives.
by Richard Allen - Sep 16, 2021
This unique, one-woman performance piece will be performed for two nights only at the Alban Arts Center. Written by Glenn Griffin and presented by The Dorothy Parker Project, You Might As Well Live stars Susan Marrash-Minnerly as Dorothy Parker as she looks back on her life on the eve of her death. With only two performances this weekend, you don't want to miss this fantastic production!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2021
Candace Bushnell, the critically acclaimed, internationally best-selling author and creator of SEX AND THE CITY, will bring her new stage show, Is There Still Sex in the City?, to New York following a successful world premiere at Bucks County Playhouse.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 11, 2020
The Ridgefield Playhouse and ROAR (Ridgefield Operation Animal Rescue) are partnering to bring an afternoon of family fun  under the a?oebig topa?? with TWO outdoor performances on the field next to the Playhouse on Sunday, September 27 at 2pm and 4:30pm. 
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 19, 2021
October's first-class line-up will be hosted by Kane Brown with comedians Mark Palmer, Nick Page and Robert White.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 13, 2020
Savage the Musical has just released their fifth single to streaming, 'Currency of Men' with Christina Chapin. 'Currency of Men' is a sultry jazz number in which the character Vivienne laments about the way she has had to climb the ladder of fame by using the 'The Currency of Men' and how it is tearing her up in the process.
by Virag Dombay - Nov 8, 2020
Next up on my local artists interview segment is Cal Harris, one of the performers in Head First Acrobat's production of Circus 'Cision as a part of the Wynnum Fringe Festival.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 24, 2020
On 4 December 2020, the Philharmonia Orchestra and Esa-Pekka Salonen present the final Philharmonia Session of 2020, filmed and recorded at Battersea Arts Centre.
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 5, 2020
The red-eyed, twenty-foot paper mache shark that lives above the bar at Solana Beach's famous Belly Up nightclub has been witness to countless jaw-dropping live shows in this intimate, 600 capacity live music venue—and the shark misses concerts just as much as the rest of us who are now sheltering-in-place.
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 27, 2020
American Masters joins PBS' summer-long celebration of female trailblazers in honor of the women's vote centennial with three new documentaries exploring the lives of remarkable changemakers, both past and present.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2021
The former residence of Black lesbian playwright and activist Lorraine Hansberry has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, underscoring Hansberry's incredible contributions to American arts and culture. Her play, A Raisin in the Sun (1959), was the first play by a Black woman to appear on Broadway.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 4, 2021
The University of Texas Department of Theatre and Dance at Austin will present UTNT (UT New Theatre), Part Two this March and April, presented virtually as part of the 2020/2021 Texas Theatre and Dance Season.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2020
Inspired by a true friendship, Deborah Brevoort's My Lord, What a Night produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF - Central Florida's largest professional theater company, runs from March 18 - April 26, 2020. This production of My Lord, What a Night is part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 24, 2020
AMC announced today that it has greenlit National Anthem, an 8-episode anthology series created by writer/director Scott Z. Burns (The Report, Contagion) and executive produced by Oscar® and Emmy® Award-winner Mark Johnson (Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, Rectify, Rain Man, The Natural, Bugsy).  The musical dramedy is the first series greenlit under Johnson's multi-year overall deal with AMC Studios, through which he will continue to develop new series for the company's Entertainment Group as well as projects for potential sale to other content companies. National Anthem is the tragically funny story of a middle class midwestern family tumbling down the ladder of American society; periodically bursting into song as they struggle to catch themselves.  Award-winning musician T Bone Burnett (Crazy Heart, The Hunger Games) is attached as the series' music producer with words and music by Craig Finn (The Hold Steady).
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 22, 2021
Texas Theatre and Dance presents RADIANCE as part of UTNT (UT New Theatre), Part Two.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2020
After a strong critical & audience response, Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciarán O'Reilly, Producing Director) announced today a one-week extension for Lady G: Plays and Whisperings of Lady Gregory. Lady G is written by Lady Augusta Gregory with additional material by Ciarán O'Reilly (Dublin Carol), and direction by O'Reilly. Originally set to close on March 22, 2020, Lady G will now play in the W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre through March 29, 2020.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2021
MetropolitanZoom will present JUDY GARLAND ~ 99th Birthday Celebration ~ A Will Friedwald Presentation in a live premium virtual venue experience, with full service, including pre-show entertainment and meet and greet at the end of the show.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jun 8, 2020
In today's episode, Ilana chats with Mira Sorvino, who forever cemented her role in popular culture with her performance as charmingly silly California beach girl Romy White in Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (1997), in which she and co-star Lisa Kudrow utter one hilarious absurdity after another. She is most recently featured on Ryan Murphy's Hollywood on Netflix.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 3, 2020
Bananagun's new single 'The Master' is streaming everywhere now.
by Nicholas Adler - Jun 27, 2021
In this interview, I get to find out what John has been up to and what he is working on next!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2021
Bucks County Playhouse announces a new block of tickets is now available for Candace Bushnell's “Is There Still Sex in the City?” -
by Peter Nason - Jun 18, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest protest songs from 1939-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the list!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2021
As Seattle's annual Pride celebrations get underway, the Museum of Pop Culture will open the touring exhibition Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement beginning June 26. Rise Up explores the cultural transformation that propelled an underground movement into an intrinsic element of who we are as a nation.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2021
Bucks County Playhouse is presenting the world premiere of “Is There Still Sex in the City?”-- the new live stage show written and starring Candace Bushnell, the critically acclaimed, international best-selling author and creator of SEX AND THE CITY. The show made its debut on June 22 and runs until July 18, 2021. 
by Debbie Hall - Jul 27, 2020
Linda Purl is a versatile performer, whether acting on stage both on and off-Broadway, starring in iconic television series, appearing in movies, singing her heart out to audiences, and recording beloved tunes. But with the entertainment industry hit hard by the pandemic, Linda is giving back. ShowTix 4 U will be streaming Joan Didiona??s powerful one-woman play The Year of Magical Thinking with Linda reprising the role available to view online from July 29 to Aug. 2.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2020
Today, our Behind the Curtain interview is with Arvind Ethan David and Brian Moreland, the producers of #WhileWeBreathe: A Night of Creative Protest
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 20, 2021
Early in her career Deborah Stone used her body as a dancer in demand and left her voice to its own devices. Now, the singing actress from The Snarks has found that her voice works just as well when set to music as it does when reciting dialogue, and the cabaret community has taken to that voice like a toddler to an ice cream cake.
by BWW Staff - Jul 19, 2021
The production next has its sights set on a run in NYC, hopefully in time to capitalize on the Sex and the City brand's resurrection by way of the HBO Max reboot.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 7, 2021
As the host of NY1's 'On Stage' and a microphone for the theatre community, this Emmy Award winner's stories have shifted from Broadway openings and red carpet events, to how people are surviving and pivoting while Broadway is on hold.
by Carolan Trbovich - Jan 25, 2020
Lil Armstrong. The Woman Behind Louis Armstrong's Success. A Story Worth Telling.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 23, 2020
Tribe of Fools tackles depression in a funny physical way in their 2020 Philadelphia Theatre Week Solo Show. The company presents the World Premiere of You Shouldn't Be Doing What Your Doing On Thant LADDER! February 5-22. This new work is performed by Tribe of Fools Company Member Peter Smith, who created the piece based on his personal experiences with depression. It is directed by Philadelphia theatre favorite Charlotte Northeast.  All performances are at 200 Spring Garden Street, Unit C.  Press Opening is Saturday, February 8 at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $15-$20 and are available online at or on the Philadelphia Theatre Week page on  
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 17, 2020
Popular crooner Nicolas King is an in demand comodity in the cabaret and concert world. With a lifelong show business career and many luminaries who have worked with him, the industrious and gifted young artist remains humble and down to earth, thanks to lessons he has learned from great teachers. Stephen Mosher tells his story, as King prepares to open a new show at The Beach Cafe in February.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 16, 2020
At the Television Critics' Association (TCA) Press Tour, AMC Networks and AMC Studios announced a partial list of current projects in development. The broad slate, which includes potential AMC Studios series being developed for the company's Entertainment Group and also projects being developed for potential sale to other content companies, reflects fresh ideas and strong voices from creators and talent including Scott Z. Burns, Katie Couric, Owen and Stephen King, Megan Mostyn Brown, Armadu Garba, Eliza Clark, Mark Johnson, Zack Whedon, Scott Gold, Ilana Glazer, T Bone Burnett and many others.
by Carolan Trbovich - Jan 12, 2020
Lil & Louis Armstrong Come to Life in Sarasota
by Fiona Scott - Feb 9, 2021
Jessica Rose McVay is Artistic Director of the women-led production company, 45North. We spoke to her about the Written on the Waves project, a season of theatrical works crafted for audiences to enjoy during lockdown.
by Review Roundups - Feb 5, 2020
Richard Jones' production of Endgame at the Old Vic officially opened last night, February 4. The production stars Alan Cumming and Daniel Radcliffe, alongside Jane Horrocks and Karl Johnson.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 11, 2020
Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciarán O'Reilly, Producing Director) has announced The Smuggler written by Ronán Noone (The Second Girl), directed by Nicola Murphy (Pumpgirl) and starring Michael Mellamphy (The O'Casey Cycle).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2020
Inspired by a true friendship, Deborah Brevoort's My Lord, What a Night produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF - Central Florida's largest professional theater company, runs from March 18 - April 26, 2020.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 29, 2020
Inspired by a true friendship, Deborah Brevoort’s My Lord, What a Night produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF will be available to stream February 3 - 14, 2021. This Video on Demand production of My Lord, What a Night is part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere.
by Herbert Paine - Dec 23, 2019
The Phoenix Theatre Company's production of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, directed by Scott Weinstein, is a high-fidelity juke box tribute to the four icons who history records assembled for an impromptu jam session on December 4th, 1956. Dynamic vocal and instrumental performances by Kavan Hashemian (Elvis Presley), Chris Lash (Jerry Lee Lewis), Skye Scott (Carl Perkins), and Gregg Hammer (Johnny Cash) of that session's songs provoke an irrepressible audience outburst of finger-snapping, toe-tapping elation. Runs through February 16, 2020.
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2020
Musical guest My Morning Jacket performs 'Climbing the Ladder' for Late Night with Seth Meyers.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 10, 2020
Ryan Murphy's film adaptation of 'The Prom' is on its way to Netflix, premiering tomorrow, December 11th!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 25, 2020
HBO Max has released the names and images of the actors set to portray iconic LGBTQ+ activists in the upcoming four-part docuseries EQUAL, premiering as a binge drop in October 2020 during LGBT History Month.
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 2, 2021
Broadwayworld recently visited The Osprey at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge where we had the pleasure of meeting Chef de Cuisine, Denevin Miranda. We know our readers will be pleased to know more about the restaurant and Chef Miranda’s career.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 27, 2021
'As we climb the ladder of materialistic success, we can sometimes lose track of our roots and who we truly are. Our roots help ground us and shape who we are. Right now, this song is a wake up call to the inner self to re-engage with those roots.'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2021
Today VHS Collection have shared new single 'The Dark' via Tiger Tone Records / [PIAS] and its accompanying visualizer.'The Dark' seamlessly fuses analog synths, searing guitar hooks and an anthemic chorus, true to the band's retro-modern aesthetic while also teasing the more serious tone of the band's upcoming album.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 16, 2021
Aligning with the predictions that 2021 will produce a new, post-quarantine “summer of love,” Candace Bushnell, the critically acclaimed, international best-selling author and creator of SEX AND THE CITY, will bring her saucy humor and spot-on insights into life, love and relationships to Pennsylvania's Bucks County Playhouse with her all-new show, “Is There Still Sex in the City?”
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 15, 2021
Want to hear from Candace Bushnell how she created Carrie Bradshaw and “Sex and the City”?