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Minskoff Theatre (New York, NY)
200 W. 45th St.

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Based on the novel by Baroness Orczy

An Englishman pretends to be a fop, as he heads a group of his countrymen to rescue French aristocrats from the guillotine.



Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/7 - THE KING AND I, NEWSIES, and More!
by BWW Special - Sep 7, 2018

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE KING AND I, NEWSIES, and More! (more...)

BWW Review: Candlelight Pavilion Presents an Engaging BONNIE & CLYDE
by Don Grigware - Sep 25, 2018

Bonnie & Clyde/book by Ivan Menchell/music by Frank Wildhorn; lyrics by Don Black/directed by Victor Hernandez/music director: Ryan O'Connell/Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theatre, Claremont/through October 14 When people read that the violent story of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow was musicalized in 2009, they cringe at the thought of it making a decent musical. But it is, and much more than just decent. It's really quite wonderful in every way. (more...)

Rachel York to Take the Stage at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present Rachel York, currently starring on Broadway in the new musical Head Over Heels, in her concert "Thank You for the Music" on Sunday, November 18 at 7:00 PM. In a delightful evening of stories and song, Rachel pays tribute to the glorious women who helped shape her career. She includes numbers made famous by early inspirations, her stage and screen favorites, and a few surprises that have touched her heart in a special way. (more...)

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL is Bigger and Better than Ever
by Tyler Hinton - Sep 22, 2018

The Scarlet Pimpernel is a perennial Utah favorite, but the new production on Hale Centre Theatre's Centre Stage perhaps shines brighter than any other.  It is a lush spectacle with emotional heft from soaring performances. (more...)

Rex Smith, Alison Arngrim, Paul Kreppel and More Head to Sharon Playhouse for Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

Sharon Playhousein Sharon, CT under the new management team of Artistic Director Alan M-L Wager and Managing Director Robert Levinstein, announced today the complete casting and creative teams for its 2018 mainstage summer season. (more...)

Casting Announced For New Musical PERFECTLY ORDINARY
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2018

The cast has been announced for the WORLD PREMIERE of 'Perfectly Ordinary', a new musical with Book & Lyrics by Matthew Rankcom and Music by Joe Wilson. (more...)

Guest Artists Bring Productions To The Snug This June
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

The Snug Theatre is bursting with activity this June with two special guest appearances. GEM Theatrics is back with the romantic comedy 2 Across and later in the month Broadway actor and playwright, James Hindman, will be performing his hilarious, one-man show, What Doesn't Kill You. (more...)

Deborah Grace Winer Celebrates Barbara Cook At 54 Below Featuring Karen Ziemba, Rebecca Luker, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Deborah Grace Winer continues her 3-part Feinstein's/54 Below series of jewel box revues celebrating the Classic American Songbook with its season finale on Sunday, June 17th, TILL THERE WAS YOU: A CELEBRATION OF Barbara Cook with Musical Direction by Mark Hummel and direction by Mark Waldrop. Ms. Winer will host a glittering parade of Broadway divas including Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba; Tony nominees Christine Andreas, Rebecca Luker and Christiane Noll; Linda Purl, Aisha de Haas, Natalie Douglas and K.T. Sullivan, who will raise their voices in celebration of Barbara Cook, one of the greatest interpreters of the American Songbook. (more...)

Hale Theatre Announces Spectacular 2018-2019 Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

The Hale Centre Theatre in Gilbert continues its tradition of "Powerhouse Musicals, Hilarious Comedies, and Family Friendly Shows" with its 16th season beginning in August. (more...)

Musical Theatre West's Reiner Staged Reading Series Presents DO RE MI
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Musical Theatre West's (MTW) Reiner Staged Reading Series (RRS) returns with Jule Styne, Betty Comden, and Adolph Green's Do Re Mi, Sunday, June 3, 7pm at the Beverly O'Neill Theater.  Tickets are now on sale at the MTW Ticket Office, by calling (562) 856-1999, ext. 4, online at www.musical.org, or at the Musical Theatre West Ticket Office.  Advance general admission tickets for each performance are $27 ($32 on the day of the performance).  Seating is general admission, with priority access for Reiner Staged Reading Subscribers. (more...)

POPCORN FALLS, Directed By Tony Winner Christian Borle, Returns To Marine City
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Two-time Tony Award-winning actor Christian Borle directs James Hindman's small-town comedy Popcorn Falls, which returns to the Riverbank Theatre in Marine City, Michigan for four benefit performances May 24-27. All proceeds will go to Riverbank Stage Festival & Performing Arts Academy. (more...)

MAMMIA MIA Opens At The Walnut
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre concludes its landmark 209th season with the ultimate feel-good musical, MAMMA MIA! Filled with ABBA's catchiest hits, and directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford, this high energy musical begins previews on May 15th, opens on May 23rd, and runs through July 15th on the Walnut Mainstage. (more...)

Terrence Mann & Liz Larsen to Lead SWEENEY TODD Concert in Connecticut
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces the casting for the second production of the 2018 Nutmeg Summer Series: 'Sweeney Todd: A Musical Thriller in Concert', a Tony-Award-winning tale of love, murder and revenge set against the backdrop of 19th century London. Peter Flynn directs. (more...)

POPCORN FALLS, Directed By Tony Winner Christian Borle, Returns To Marine City
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Two-time Tony Award-winning actor Christian Borle directs James Hindman's small-town comedy Popcorn Falls, which returns to the Riverbank Theatre in Marine City, Michigan for four benefit performances May 24-27. All proceeds will go to Riverbank Stage Festival & Performing Arts Academy. (more...)

SPRING AT THE WILLOWBROOK INN, Featuring Wesley Eure And George Dvorsky, To Play Tampa Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2018

SPRING AT THE WILLOWBROOK INN, a new play by Jonathan Van Dyke, will be featured at the Tampa International Fringe Festival at the HCC Studio Theatre in Tampa, FL. May 3 - 6, 2018, starring Wesley Eure (TV's Land of the Lost, Days of Our Lives, Dragon Tales), George Dvorsky (Broadway's Scarlett Pimpernel, Passion, and Madam Secretary), Justin Lore (Forbidden Broadway, Disney's Finding Nemo), and Jacob Thompson (The Perfect Murder). Directed by Jonathan Van Dyke, SPRING AT THE WILLOWBROOK INN was awarded Outstanding Production and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play at the All Out Arts: Fresh Fruit Festival in NYC. (more...)

FLIES Comes to Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

In a kill-or-be-killed fight for sanity, one man is determined to conquer his phobia of flies, but as darkness falls, what is that ominous hum behind the door? (more...)

MAMMIA MIA Opens At The Walnut
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre concludes its landmark 209th season with the ultimate feel-good musical, MAMMA MIA! Filled with ABBA's catchiest hits, and directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford, this high energy musical begins previews on May 15th, opens on May 23rd, and runs through July 15th on the Walnut Mainstage. (more...)

NEWSIES Returns to New Jersey With Some of Broadway's Best
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Some of Broadway's best performers will grace the stage for Disney's Tony Award-winning musical 'NEWSIES,' at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center June 1 - 17. The acclaimed musical, which had its start at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse before heading to Broadway and a national tour, is finally returning to its roots in New Jersey. (more...)

Gene & The Vocalists Presents a Concert of The Vocal Music Of Gene Pritsker
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2018

Composer Gene Pritsker presents a concert of his vocal music. 'I have written many chamber operas, various chamber music with voice, jazz songs, r&b songs, choral music and songs inspired by various genres and cultures. I thought it would be great to have a concert that features my eclectic vocal compositions. I assembled a group of great singers and picked repertoire that will feature each of their voices as well as combine them to perform some of my choral music.' (more...)

The 'Broadwaysted' Podcast Welcomes the Legendary Carolee Carmello
by Broadwaysted - Jun 8, 2018

This week we're preparing ourselves for the biggest weekend of the Broadway season (TONY WEEKEND!) by sitting down with Tony-nominated powerhouse performer Carolee Carmello! We're making Adam Rippon proud by pouring out Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc while Carolee spills about her impressive musical theatre career, how Parade almost passed her by (#REVIVEPARADE), and the water bottle that drove her bonkers in Mamma Mia! 'What Have You Seen This Week?' finds us raving about Katrina Lenk in The Band's Visit and sharing our love for William Finn from the Press Preview of The Royal Family of Broadway at Barrington with #FriendsoftheShow Hayley Podschun, Kathy Fitzgerald, and A.J. Shively! (more...)

World Premiere Of Lee Kalcheim's COMING BACK LIKE A SONG! Begins June 28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Berkshire Theatre Group presents Emmy Award-winner Lee Kalcheim's (All in the Family) World Premiere, Coming Back Like a Song!, a play about Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen and Jimmy Van Heusen. Directed by Tony Award-nominated Gregg Edelman (City of Angels, Into The Woods; BTG: Arsenic and Old Lace, Constellations), Coming Back Like a Song! features Tony Award-nominated David Garrison (A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine) as Irving Berlin, Philip Hoffman (Cabaret, Falsettos) as Harold Arlen and David Rasche (Sledge Hammer!) as Jimmy Van Heusen. Performances begin Thursday, June 28, 2018 and run through Saturday, July 21, 2018 at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage (83 East Main Street) in Stockbridge, MA.  (more...)

Mara Davi And Danny Gurwin To Star In THE MUSIC MAN At The LEXington Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

The LEXington Theatre Company announces the full cast and creative team for their upcoming production of The Music Man (July 12-15), kicking off their fourth season of combining "Today's Broadway Stars and Tomorrow's Broadway Hopefuls" in Lexington, Kentucky. (more...)

Brief 6/28: Irish Rep's ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER Opens Tonight, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 28, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Irish Rep's On a Clear Day You Can See Forever officially opens tonight, and more! (more...)

BREAKING: Manhattan Concert Productions Brings THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL To Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Manhattan Concert Productions' Broadway Series will return with the critically acclaimed musical The Scarlet Pimpernel! The show will be performed one night only at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center on February 18, 2019 at 8:00 pm. Jeff Calhoun (Stage Director) and Jason Howland (Music Director) will lead this concert performance of The Scarlet Pimpernel featuring a chorus of over 200 singers from across the United States, a stunning professional cast and creative team, and the outstanding New York City Chamber Orchestra. (more...)

The Argyle Theatre Announces The Cast And Creative Team For HAIRSPRAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

Long Island's newest theatrical venue The Argyle Theatre (Evan Pappas, Artistic Director) presents the Tony Award winning hit Broadway musical Hairspray with book by Marc O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, music by Marc Shaiman, and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman at The Argyle Theatre (34 West Main Street, Babylon, Long Island).  Performances are set to begin Thursday, July 12, 2018 for a limited run through Sunday, August 26, 2018.  (more...)

They Got the Beat! Meet the Cast of HEAD OVER HEELS- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Jun 23, 2018

An inspired mash-up of posh and punk, Head Over Heels is an unpredictable, Elizabethan romp about a royal family that must prevent an oracle's prophecy of doom. In order to save their beloved kingdom, the family embarks on an extravagant journey wrought with mistaken identities, jealous lovers, sexual awakening, scandal and self-discovery, where everything (and everyone) is not quite what it seems. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

United Solo Offers A Master Class With World-Renowned Mime, Bill Bowers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

United Solo Offers a Master Class with World-renowned Mime, Bill Bowers Hailed by critics as the most accomplished and renowned mime of his generation, Bill Bowers will teach a Master Class as part of the United Solo Professional Training Program on Monday, June 25, 2018 at Theatre Row in New York City. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Broadway Dancer, Harvey Evans
by Behind the Curtain - Jun 17, 2018

A dancer's life on Broadway can be limited, but, if you are Harvey Evans, your abilities have no boundaries. From his first Broadway credit in 1957's New Girls In Town, Harvey's incredible resume includes the original Broadway productions of West Side Story, Redhead, Gypsy, Hello Dolly, Anyone Can Whistle, George M, Our Town, The Boyfriend, Follies, Sextet, Barnum, Sunset Boulevard, and The Scarlet Pimpernel! (more...)

PETER PAN Takes Flight At North Shore Music Theatre This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) continues the 2018 Musical Season with the family favorite musical, PETER PAN, set to take flight beginning on Tuesday, July 10 and playing through Sunday, July 22. (more...)

Douglas Sills Joins DAVE the Musical at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

BroadwayWorld has learned Douglas Sills will play Chief of Staff Bob Alexander in the new musical DAVE, premiering at Arena Stage this summer! (more...)

Interview: William Thomas Evans of BAZ-A MUSICAL TOUR DE FORCE at The Palazzo Theatre at The Venetian Las Vegas
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 11, 2018

'BAZ-A Musical Tour de Force' continues to attract crowds as one of most fun and vibrant shows on the Las Vegas Strip. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing William Thomas Evans who plays Maestro in the show. (more...)

Heads Will Roll As Norton Singers Presents THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

The Norton Singers wraps up its 74th season with 'The Scarlet Pimpernel,' a swashbuckling action/adventure musical to be performed at Wheaton College's Weber Theater in Norton, MA on June 1, 2, 3 and 8, 9 and 10. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of BAREFOOT IN THE PARK at Sharon Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

Rex Smith (Broadway: The Pirates of Penzance, Grand Hotel, The Scarlett Pimpernel) stars as Victor Velasco in Neil Simon's classic hit comedy Barefoot In The Park at the historic Sharon Playhouse in Connecticut from July 27 through August 12. (more...)

Cast Announced For AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY At Rockwell Table And Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

An Evening of Classic Broadway returns Monday, August 6th at 8PM (doors 6:30) to Rockwell Table and Stage. (more...)

Mara Davi, Robert Creighton, Robert Cuccioli and More to Star in CHICAGO for Shaw Fest
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group announces the next presentation of the 13th Season of Project Shaw at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (more...)

Neil Simon's BAREFOOT IN THE PARK Comes to Sharon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

Rex Smith (Broadway: The Pirates of Penzance, Grand Hotel, The Scarlett Pimpernel) stars as Victor Velasco in Neil Simon's classic hit comedy Barefoot In The Park at the historic Sharon Playhouse in Connecticut from July 27 through August 12. (more...)

Keith Allen, Bryan Dick, And More Lead Rose Theatre Kingston's World Premiere Of HOGARTH'S PROGRESS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces the full cast for Nick Dear's double-bill Hogarth's Progress. Anthony Banks directs Bryan Dick as the younger William Hogarth in the first major UK revival of Dear's acclaimed comedy The Art of Success, which follows Hogarth through a bawdy night in 1730 and Keith Allen as the older William Hogarth in the world premiere of The Taste of the Town which rejoins the now hugely successful artist 30 years later towards the end of his career. Ruby Bentall (Jane Hogarth and Nancy/Mrs Ryott), Emma Cunniffe (Louisa and Mrs Colquhoun/Mrs Bascombe), Ben Deery (Frank and Zachariah Blunt), Jack Derges (Henry Fielding and Parson Venables), Ian Hallard (Oliver and Horace Walpole), Susannah Harker (Queen Caroline and Jane Hogarth), Jasmine Jones (Sarah Sprackling and Bridget), Sylvestra Le Touzel (Mrs Needham and Lady Thornhill) and Mark Umbers (Robert Walpole and David Garrick) complete the company. (more...)

Sierra Boggess, Adam Kantor, Lindsay Mendez, Brad Oscar And More To Honor Seth Rudetsky & HSNY at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Sierra Boggess, Adam Kantor, Lindsay Mendez, Brad Oscar, Hugh Panaro, Christine Pedi, Kate Rockwell, Douglas Sills, Betsy Wolfe and Karen Ziemba will star in the 2018 Best in Shows, a star-studded cabaret benefiting the Humane Society of New York, on Monday, October 15 , 2018 at 7 pm at Feinstein's/ 54 Below.  The 2018 Best in Shows, presented by Dorothy and Bill Berloni, will honor Sirius XM radio host Seth Rudetsky. (more...)

Manhattan Concert Productions Announces Pre-Sale For THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Manhattan Concert Productions (MCP) is pleased to share exclusive pre-sale and on sale ticket information for the critically acclaimed musical The Scarlet Pimpernel in concert at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center on February 18, 2019 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

BWW Previews: PETER PAN at North Shore Music Theatre
by David Tompkins - Jul 12, 2018

PETER PAN, the high-flying Tony© Award-winning musical, follows the adventures of Peter Pan and his mischievous fairy sidekick, Tinkerbell, as they visit the nursery of the Darling children late one night. With a sprinkle of pixie dust, they begin a magical journey across the stars that none of them will ever forget. From ticking crocodiles, to fierce warriors, bungling pirates and the villainous Captain Hook himself, this fun classic will delight all ages. With its iconic score featuring songs like 'I'm Flying,' 'I Gotta Crow,' 'I Won't Grow Up' and 'Never Never Land,' PETER PAN is the perfect show for the child in all of us! (more...)

BWW Review: DAVE, A World Premiere Musical at Arena Stage - Looks Like It is Destined for Broadway
by Charles Shubow - Aug 9, 2018

Wonderful cast directed by Tina Landau is a nice diversion from presidential politics. (more...)

VIDEO: Marc Kudisch Sings the National Anthem at Citi Field
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2018

Broadway favorite Marc Kudisch hit the field recently to perform the National Anthem, watch the video below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Judy Gold, Robert Cuccioli, Mara Davi and More Star in Gingold Theatrical Group's CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group presents Chicago, the basis of the long running Broadway musical. Written in 1926 by Maurine Dallas Watkins, Chicago is best known today as the inspiration for the 1975 stage musical Chicago. (more...)

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre Presents THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL
by Herbert Paine - Aug 30, 2018

Hale Centre Theatre's season-opening production of The Scarlet Pimpernel, directed by the inimitable Cambrian James ~ is two and a half hours of spirited story-telling, featuring a bravura performance by Austin Delp as the heroic Sir Percy Blakeney. Show runs through October 6th. (more...)

Julia Murney, Christina Bianco and More Sing Cut Songs From FUNNY GIRL, GYPSY And More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents critic/journalist/theatre historian Peter Filichia as he hosts a fun and trivia-rich evening of some of the best songs that were cut from some our most cherished musicals on their way to Broadway immortality. Hear songs cut (or unused) from Funny Girl, Gypsy, The Act, Golden Boy, Guys and Dolls, Chicago, Applause, A Chorus Line, and more, and the stories behind why they were relocated to the proverbial trunk. (more...)

THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL Comes to Hale Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

Opening at Hale Centre Theatre on August 24, 2018 and playing through October 6, 2018 is the acclaimed Broadway musical The Scarlet Pimpernel. Directed and Choreographed by Cambrian James, with Musical Direction by Lincoln Wright, The Scarlet Pimpernel is a swashbuckling, romantic, and highly-entertaining family-friendly Broadway musical with music by Frank Wildhorn and lyrics and book by Nan Knighton (Jekyll & Hyde, Civil War). The show is based on the novel of the same name by Baroness Orczy. About this show, Producers Dave and Corrin Dietlein said, "Eleven years ago, when we first produced The Scarlet Pimpernel, we knew the show was good, but we didn't know quite what to expect or how audiences would receive it. (more...)

KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN Cast & Creative Team Announced At The Lyric Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

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Pioneer Theatre Company Presents MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the musical hit Mamma Mia! to close its 2017-2018 season, running Friday, May 11 through Saturday, May 26, 2018.  The New York Times said Mamma Mia! 'creates the beguiling illusion that you could jump onstage and start singing and fit right in.' (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre Lab To Present Staged Readings Of PLAY IT BY HEART with Crystal Bowersox, Carmen Cusack, Linda Hart
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Amas Musical Theatre(Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present further staged readings of Play It by Heart, a new musical, with music by David Spangler, Jerry Taylorand Marty Dodson, lyrics byDavid Spangler, Jerry Taylor,R.T. Robinson, and Marty Dodson, and book byWilly Holtzman. Directed by Daniel Goldsteinwith music direction by Andrew Wilder, the readings (by invitation only) will be held on Thursday, May 17 at 1pm and 5pm at Opry City Stage (48th/49th& Broadway). (more...)

Heads Will Roll As Norton Singers Presents THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

The Norton Singers wraps up its 74th season with 'The Scarlet Pimpernel,' a swashbuckling action/adventure musical to be performed at Wheaton College's Weber Theater in Norton, MA on June 1, 2, 3 and 8, 9 and 10. (more...)

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