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The Mystery of Edwin Drood - 1985 - Off-Broadway

Suggested by the unfinished novel by Charles Dickens.

THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, the whodunit musical, will make its first-ever return to Broadway since winning the Tony "Triple Crown" (Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Score)! Who killed Edwin Drood? It's a question that has stumped audiences for years-now it's your turn to answer one of Broadway's most baffling mysteries. Take a trip back in time to a Victorian music hall where a rowdy ensemble of actors mounts a staging of Charles Dickens's unfinished novel. Everyone on stage is a suspect in the murder of young Edwin Drood-and it's up to you to choose the killer! Is it John Jasper, Edwin's protective but slightly maniacal uncle? Rosa Bud, his reluctant betrothed? The debauched Princess Puffer? Each performance ends differently, depending on what the audience decides!

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Delacorte Theatre

(New York, NY)
81st and Central Park
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2020
Social distancing measures aimed at reducing the spread of novel coronavirus have closed venues and postponed events around the world. Fortunately, many institutions and theaters are planning ways to keep entertaining its patrons, including the Little Firehouse Theatre in Oradell, home to the Bergen County Players (BCP) since 1949.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020
Continuing its very successful virtual Escape with Rupert Holmes Festival, which has drawn hundreds of enthusiastic viewers, Bergen County Players has announced a special added festival event.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020
Tony Award-winning star Jessie Mueller (Beautiful, Waitress, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Carousel) is the latest guest on the new podcast a?oeE-Ticket to Broadway!a??  The episode is now available wherever you listen to podcasts.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2020
Australian singer, actor, author, and television personality Helen Reddy has passed away at the age of 78.
by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2020
Judy Kuhn's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET. Check out an exclusive clip from the concert, which premiered last night, featuring Kuhn singing 'Someone Elsea??s Story' from Chess!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020
Judy Kuhn's concert with Seth Rudetsky is now available On Demand on BroadwayWorld Events until October 5!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020
The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts has created and produced its own rendition of 'Over the Rainbow,' singer Judy Garland's popular ballad from 'The Wizard of Oz.'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2020
On this day we're sending a loving birthday shoutout to one of the stars of Broadway's The Cher Show, Stephanie J. Block.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 18, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! On September 17, he chatted with the great Judy Kuhn.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 17, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, September 17 (12pm ET), as he chats with the great Judy Kuhn.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
a?oeTHE FABULOUS CHICKIES IN CONCERT - A BENEFIT FOR THE ACTORS FUNDa?? will be live streamed on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 5 PM Pacific on the Actors Fund YouTube channel.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 10, 2020
¡Sigue la pista de los crímenes más famosos del género musical!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning icons of the stage and screen Judy Kuhn, Lillias White, and Beth Leavel will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series.
by Student Blogger: Noah Skurtu - Oct 8, 2020
The past four years that I have spent at the University of Miami have been wonderful and terrifying and everything in between.  
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
Tony award-winner Jessie Mueller will return to The Seth Concert Series on November 8th.
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 28, 2020
One of Broadway's most iconic anthems has been turned into a Trump campaign rallying cry, and Betty Buckley isn't having it. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, despite being served a cease-and-desist order this summer from composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, the Trump campaign has continued to use Buckley's rendition of 'Memory,' at rallies across the country.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2020
The team at Mad Cow Theatre will present 10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse, as part of Cow-O-Ween, a virtual Halloween party performance to celebrate the spooky season! 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020
Following the success of Noël Coward's Private Lives in September which raised £44,000 for the Royal Theatrical Fund, Lockdown Theatre today announces a live virtual table read of The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard, in association with The Royal Theatrical Fund. The table read will take place via Zoom, followed by a live Q&A with the cast and director on Sunday 25 October at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2020
Jessie Mueller's return performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET and is now available On Demand.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2020
Back by popular demand, Jessie Mueller is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series again this weekend!  Last night, Seth Rudetsky gave fans a preview of the concert, featuring Mueller singing '(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman'. 
by Kay Kudukis - Nov 27, 2020
COACHELLA VALLEY REPERTORY PRESENTS “SHADES OF ROMANCE” WITH TIMOTHY CONNELL 
by Evan Henerson - Nov 22, 2020
Figuring out whodunit feels like a bonus of this diverting if light slice of drama rather than its primary aim.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020
The New London Barn Playhouse is thrilled to announce the promotion of Elliott Cunningham to the key management position of Managing Director. Elliott has been with the organization since 2015 and has served as Director of Operations/Associate Artistic Director and Company Manager since 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2020
Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning stars of the stage and screen Liz Callaway, Stephanie J. Block, and Rachel Bay Jones will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series, the weekly virtual series based on Seth Rudetsky's international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020
Previously announced Ashley Loren (Moulin Rouge!; Jekyll & Hyde) will no longer star as Christina in Play Reading Fridays' production of 'Red Light Winter' benefiting The Actors Fund. Ms. Loren had to leave the production due to a last minute family emergency.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2020
The Rubicon Goes Retro series continues July 20 through 22 with 2 AM AT THE SANDS: SAMONSKY SINGS SINATRA, a concert starring Broadway leading man and Ventura native ANDREW SAMONSKY backed by a nine-piece swing band conducted by KEVIN SURACE.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2021
Tony Award Winner, Theatre Hall of Fame honoree, and legendary Broadway star Betty Buckley will be teaching her Song/Monologue Master Class online, with T. Schreiber Studio enabling actors and singers the opportunity to work with her from anywhere in the world.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2021
Springfield Contemporary Theatre premieres their MainStage production, the Southwest Missouri debut of Fugitive Songs by Award-winning songwriters Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen, with a live, digital opening night event on Thursday, February 11 at 7pm CT.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2021
Springfield Contemporary Theatre premieres their MainStage production, the Southwest Missouri debut of Fugitive Songs by Award-winning songwriters Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen, with a live, digital opening night event on Thursday, February 11 at 7pm CT. The production, created specifically for streaming, is available online February 11-14. 
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jan 23, 2021
Watch as he chats with Broadway favorite Will Chase, whose debut short film, Dagger, is now available to watch on Vimeo.The 24-minute film was written and directed by Chase, and he stars in it alongside Jack Davenport. It was edited by Jan Klier with music by Saul Simon MacWilliams. 'To be or not to be?' A man near the end of his rope gets an unexpected visit from the Bard.
by Team BWW - Jan 19, 2021
Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Santino Fontana, and Christy Altomare are the latest Broadway stars to join Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, and Jessica Vosk on The Seth Rudetsky Concert Series!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2021
Will Chase's debut short film, Dagger, is now available to watch on Vimeo. The 24-minute film was written and directed by Chase, and he stars in it alongside Jack Davenport. It was edited by Jan Klier with music by Saul Simon MacWilliams.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2021
Broadway wig designer Paul Huntley is taking his final bow. Huntley has worked on hundreds of Broadway projects since coming to New York in 1972. Now, at age 87, he has decided to retire. His final project will be Diana, which had begun previews before the pandemic forced its opening to be delayed.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2021
The Reading Series, a new virtual benefit series, has announced the next production in their lineup with Neil LaBute's Tony-nominated play REASONS TO BE PRETTY. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2021
On this day we celebrate the birthday of Broadway favorite, Jessie Mueller!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2021
SAVANNAH REP announces the next production in their 20/21 digital season, Cindy Lou Johnson's Brilliant Traces, starring Savannah locals and quarantined married couple Victoria Mack and Andrew Ramcharan Guilarte.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2020
Betsy Wolfe took over our Instagram story yesterday leading up to her concert premiere last night! Missed all the fun? No worries-- check out highlights from her takeover and purchase the concert On Demand!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2020
Betsy Wolfe's virtual concert, A Pants Optional Holiday, is now available On Demand on BroadwayWorld Events now through January 3rd, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2020
This week's Theater Stories features Studio 54! Learn about the star-studded parties during the venue's nightclub days, with artists artists including Dolly Parton, Diana Ross, Liza Minnelli, and more; the long-running revival of Cabaret starring Alan Cumming and more!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2020
In celebration of her holiday special 'A Pants Optional Holiday' premiering tonight, Betsy Wolfe will be taking over our Instagram today!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2020
On this day in 2018, the bio-musical The Cher Show celebrated its opening night at the Neil Simon Theater. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2020
Betsy Wolfe is joined by Jessica Vosk in this pandemic parody of 'I Don't Need Anything But You' from Annie!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2020
Producer Mark Cortale has announced that five award-winning stars of the stage and screen will join the January 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 Erica Handel - Dec 11, 2020
For those missing live theater and looking for some holiday cheer, you are in luck. Broadway star Betsy Wolfe returned to Holmdel Theatre Company with a live stream concert called “BETSY WOLFE: A PANTS OPTIONAL HOLIDAY (And Other Things I Know In 2020)” after performing a holiday show there last year.
by Stage Tube - Aug 4, 2020
On this day in 1985, The Mystery of Edwin Drood debuted at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 27, 2020
Today's top stories: Jujamcyn has filed a lawsuit against its insurance companies for failing to cover losses suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020
Stephanie J. Block's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series is now available On Demand for the next two weeks!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
Stephanie J. Block's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET. Check out an exclusive clip from the concert, which premiered last night, featuring Block singing 'Believe', which was cut from The Cher Show.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! On August 14, he chatted with Tony winner Stephanie J. Block.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 14, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, August 14 (12pm ET), as he chats with Tony winner Stephanie J. Block.