The Show Off Revival

Opened: November 5, 1992
Closing: December 13, 1992

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Edinburgh Fringe Hit BEFORE THE DRUGS KICK IN to Have Two NYC Industry Presentations by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 19, 2023

Get ready for an unforgettable night of stand-up comedy, theater, and time travel. Join comedian and actress Maria DeCotis in the award-nominated show 'Before The Drugs Kick In' at the UNDER St. Marks Theater.

New Comedy USE YOUR WORDS! Comes to The Tank Next Month by Stephi Wild - Sep 11, 2023

The Tank will present Use Your Words! by writer/actor Karen Eleanor Wight. Use Your Words! is a one-woman show-in five wordless scenes-about a new mother struggling with the responsibility of caring for a tiny human. Learn more about the production here!

EDINBURGH 2023: Louise Atkinson Q&A by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 6, 2023

BWW catches up with Louise Atkinson to chat about bringing Mates to the 2023 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Photos: First Look at New York Euripides Summer Festival's BACCHAE by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 27, 2023

Get a first look at photos of New York Euripides Summer Festival's BACCHAE.

BACCHAE to be Presented at New York Euripides Summer Festival This Month by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2023

Aiming to produce all of Euripides' extant plays chronologically, New York Euripides Summer Festival will present what many consider to be Euripides' magnum opus, BACCHAE beginning June 26 at three different Manhattan venues.

Photos: Marci Kraft's 'Come Party With Marci' at Don't Tell Mama by Kevin Alvey - Mar 19, 2023

Marci Kraft's cabaret show at Don't Tell Mama in NYC was an updated version of her popular 'Come Party With Marci' series of shows. Past shows were themed by decades and musical eras. The new incarnation features the songs of Broadway from past to present. Director: Marilyn Maye Musicians: David Pearl, Tom Hubbard, Daniel Glass, & Jack Cavari.

Interview: Megan Reinking of BROADWAY ON THE ROCKS at Hyatt Regency Orlando by Joseph Harrison - Feb 28, 2023

A new cabaret series is now underway in Orlando featuring stars from some of Broadway’s most beloved musicals. The series, called “Broadway On the Rocks” will offer it’s next show on Saturday, March 4th at the newly renovated Rocks Lounge at the Hyatt Regency Orlando. During each one-hour show, performers will share songs and stories from their lives on-stage, accompanied by pianist John R. Mason, III. Taking the stage on April 22nd will be Megan Reinking (HAIR, DRACULA THE MUSICAL, HBO’s Boardwalk Empire). I caught up with Megan and talked about her theatrical career, her experience on Broadway, and her thoughts on living in Orlando.

Mint Theater to Stream Archival Recordings of PHILIP GOES FORTH & DAYS TO COME by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 21, 2023

Mint Theater Company will present the on-demand streaming of two archival recordings in honor of Mint's latest production at NY City Center Stage II, the World Premiere of one of its most exciting discoveries ever: Becomes a Woman.

Review: THE BARRICADE BOYS Take No Prisoners at 54 Below by Stephen Mosher - Jan 18, 2023

The 54 Below audience certainly wasn't miserable at a show performed by one-time Les Mis actors from London's West End.

HEDY! THE LIFE & INVENTIONS OF HEDY LAMARR to Return to NYC This Month by Blair Ingenthron - Dec 3, 2022

HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the 24x Award-Winning, Internationally Acclaimed play, returning to NYC for the first time in 4 years, will run Friday, December 9th at 7:00 pm, Saturday, December 10th at 7:00 pm, Sunday, December 11th at 5:00 pm.

TWO JEWS, TALKING Sets Off-Broadway Closing Date by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2022

The Off-Broadway comedy Two Jews, Talking, by Ed. Weinberger, directed by Dan Wackerman, starring Josh Mostel and Richard Masur will play its final performance at Theatre at St. Clement’s on Sunday, November 27 at 3pm.

TWO JEWS, TALKING Announces Holiday Schedule Through 2022 by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2022

Josh Mostel and Richard Masur who recently joined the cast of Ed. Weinberger’s critically acclaimed Off-Broadway comedy Two Jews, Talking, directed by Dan Wackerman at Theatre at St. Clement’s (423 West 46th Street – between 9th & 10th Avenues) will keep talking through 2022 with an expanded holiday performance schedule.

Mint Theater's THE NEW MORALITY With Christian Campbell, Clemmie Evans, Brenda Meaney & More Now Streaming by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2022

Beginning Monday November 7th, from 7pm, Mint Theater will be streaming the three-camera archival recording (filmed in HD!) of The New Morality by Harold Chapin, directed by Mr. Bank.

Review: THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS Energizes and Brings Its Audience to Its Feet! by Miranda Keating - Oct 31, 2022

When I walked out of the theater after watching THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS, I had a big ol' smile on my face. I feel that all could enjoy this show since it has everything you could ever want in a production! It is truly special that this show, which has a future across the U.S. if not on Broadway someday, is premiering here in Houston, Texas.

The Butterfingers Angel Kicks Off Holiday Season in Chester County Next Month by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2022

Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center presents the gift of theatre and celebrates a major new beginning. The West Chester performing arts organization kicks off its new regional theatre program with a smart, original and heartfelt retelling of the greatest story ever told.

Mint Theater to Stream THE NEW MORALITY Starring Christian Campbell & More in November by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2022

Mint Theater Company will continue its hybrid season of live performances at NY City Center along with the on-demand streaming of acclaimed previous productions. Beginning Monday November 7th (from 7pm) will be streaming of the three-camera archival recording (filmed in HD!) of The New Morality by Harold Chapin, directed by Mr. Bank.

Julie Benko & Jason Yeager to Celebrate Album HAND IN HAND With Two Shows at 54 Below by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2022

The married musical team of Julie Benko and Jason Yeager will celebrate Hand in Hand – their debut duet album from CLUB44 RECORDS – with two very special New York concerts at 54 Below on Monday, November 7 at 9:30 PM and Sunday, December 4 at 7:00 PM.

Ashley Blanchet, Graham Rowat, Analise Scarpaci, Gavin Lee & More to Star in THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Paper Mill Playhouse by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2022

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for The Sound of Music, directed by Mark S. Hoebee. The production will feature Ashley Blanchet (Paper Mill’s Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Broadway’s Waitress) as Maria Rainer, and Graham Rowat (Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen, Sunset Boulevard) as Captain Georg von Trapp.

OnTheRoad Rep Pays Tribute To Late Founder And Acting Mentor Alice Spivak With Festival Of Work In Her Honor by A.A. Cristi - Oct 11, 2022

From October 11th-16th, we will be presenting multiple performances of four different plays, both new and from our repertory, in festival style with weekly all-access tickets available as well as tickets to individual performances. The works we are presenting were developed with our late Founder and Artistic Director Alice Spivak and continued in her honor by the ensemble she built.​

Review: HADESTOWN Dazzles at Broadway at the Hobby Center by Brett Cullum - Oct 5, 2022

What did our critic think of HADESTOWN at BROADWAY AT THE HOBBY CENTER? The HADESTOWN national tour finally arrives in Houston after a significant pandemic pause, and it appears the wait was worth holding our breath for.

Interview: Matt Henningsen of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre by Andrea Stephenson - Sep 29, 2022

Matt Henningsen takes the stage as Tony Manero in Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre’s production of Saturday Night Fever, running through November 12th.

Listen: Julie Benko and Jason Yeager's Duet Album HAND IN HAND Out Now by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2022

that Hand in Hand – the debut duet album from the married musical team of Julie Benko and Jason Yeager – is now available. Listen here!

Exclusive: Hear Julie Benko And Jason Yeager Sing 'If I Were A Bell' From Their Duets Album HAND IN HAND by A.A. Cristi - Aug 25, 2022

Hand in Hand – the debut duet album from the married musical team of Julie Benko and Jason Yeager – is available for pre-order. The full album will be released on CD and in digital and streaming formats on Friday, August 26.

Listen: Julie Benko & Jason Yeager Share 'Louisiana Fairy Tale' From Upcoming 'Hand In Hand' Album by Michael Major - Aug 12, 2022

The married couple's upcoming album, 'Hand in Hand,' includes theater favorites (“People” from Funny Girl, “All I’ve Ever Known” from Hadestown), jazz standards (“The Nearness of You,”), and pop hits (“Mercedes Benz”), in addition to Yeager’s original songs. Watch a feature on the making of the album and listen to the new single now!

Review: Pitbull Hits The Stage at Mohegan Sun by Carissa Chesanek - Aug 9, 2022

Over the weekend the pop star sensation Pitbull rocked the stage at Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut bringing a packed house, great tunes, and a fun dance party.

Wake Up With BWW 8/2: Muny JOSEPH... Casting, Randy Rainbow to Embark on Tour, and More! by - Aug 2, 2022

Today's top stories include full casting for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat the The Muny, plus Randy Rainbow will embark on tour, watch the title song from 13: the Musical in the upcoming Netflix film, and more!

Pat Carroll, Stage and Screen Star and Voice of Ursula in THE LITTLE MERMAID, Dies at 95 by Stephi Wild - Aug 1, 2022

While she may be best known for her work on television and film, Carroll also had a stage career that included Broadway credits such as Catch a Star! (1955 - Tony Nomination), Dancing in the End Zone (1985), The Show Off (1992), and Electra (1998).

Review: SHE KILLS MONSTERS at TAFE-Theatre Arts For Everyone by Andrea Stephenson - Jul 30, 2022

She Kills Monsters also illuminates the ways in which our stories intersect with one another. Audiences can join in this humorous and dramatic story for four more performances at TAFE (Theatre Arts for Everyone) in York, PA. The cast and crew put together a production that is funny and heartwarming, evoking laughter and tears from the audience.

Julie Benko and Jason Yeager's Debut Duet Album HAND IN HAND to be Released in August by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 25, 2022

CLUB44 RECORDS will release Hand in Hand – the debut duet album from the married musical team of Julie Benko and Jason Yeager – on CD and in digital and streaming formats on Friday, August 26.

TV Legends Hal Linden And Bernie Kopell Team Up For TWO JEWS, TALKING Off Broadway This Summer by A.A. Cristi - Jul 19, 2022

Tony & Emmy Award Winner Hal Linden (The Rothschilds, Barney Miller) and legendary television star Bernie Kopell (The Love Boat, Get Smart, That Girl) will pair up for the world premiere of the new comedy Two Jews, Talking.

Musical Film KILLIAN & THE COMEBACK KIDS Featuring Taylor A. Purdee & More to Arrive on Digital Platforms in August by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2022

In August, film distributor Hope Runs High will release its latest feature film across VOD platforms — bringing the much-lauded “Killian & the Comeback Kids” to a national audience outside of its 30 city theatrical release.

Review: LEMPICKA at La Jolla Playhouse Is a Bold and Compelling Musical Portrait by E.H. Reiter - Jun 30, 2022

What did our critic think? LEMPICKA, the musical about artist Tamara de Lempicka is bold, dynamic, contemporary, and offers a compelling look at a unique artist as she learns about herself, art, and love.

From the Winner's Circle: A STRANGE LOOP Producer Barbara Whitman and Michael R. Jackson Discuss The Road to Tony by Team BWW - Jun 13, 2022

A Strange Loop has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Musical.

BWW Review: Larry Kramer's Powerful THE NORMAL HEART Is an Emotional Punch in the Gut at the Carrollwood Players by Peter Nason - Nov 14, 2021

Certainly the most powerful show I've seen at the Carrollwood Players.

BWW Review: Stephen DeAngelis Presents A BROADWAY FRIGHT NIGHT With Magic & Whimsy & 1 Or 2 Frights At The Green Room 42 by Bobby Patrick - Oct 28, 2021

Truth be told, everyone from the setlist gave pretty terrific performances in a very plain, straightforward talent showcase. The dimensions of the evening came out of these multidimensional INDIVIDUALS giving their multidimensional performances singing their individual (or duet in 1 case) songs.

RENT Returns To Hagerstown For One Night Only by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2021

For one night only, November 2nd, 'Rent Heads' will flock to Hagerstown MD to see Authentic Community Theatre's production of RENT.

BWW Review: CHESS THE MUSICAL at Perth Concert Hall by David Bravos - Jun 9, 2021

StoreyBoard entertainment went big with their production of CHESS THE MUSICAL. It’s a big cast giving big performances in a big setting, and backed by an orchestra and choir, the whole performance comes together to be an impressive production. The stage itself is small, but every bit jumps out in this brilliant production.

THE FATAL WEAKNESS by George Kelly to Conclude Mint Theater's Silver Lining Streaming Series by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 14, 2021

Mint Theater Company will conclude the highly popular Silver Lining Streaming Series with the on-demand streaming of the three-camera archival recording (filmed in HD!) of The Fatal Weakness by George Kelly, beginning Monday May 17th, and continuing through June 27th.

EMMI Shares Visualizer for Newest Single 'Drum' by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 13, 2021

Emmi’s early singles earned her early fans in the likes of Taylor Swift, Elton John, and BBC Radio 1’s Greg James. Two platinum selling features later she landed a movie role as a singing goblin in JK Rowling’s Harry Potter prequel Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.

Mark Chatterton and Sarah Nixon Present THE SHOW MUST GO ON! by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 7, 2021

When Mark Chatterton and Sarah Nixon, (writers of the infamous Rock n Roll panto at the Liverpool Everyman), heard that their 2020 pantomine was postponed due to the Pandemic, rather than accepting their fate, they decided to react and adapt to the situation by writing a new show.

EMMI Shares New Single 'Drum' by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 28, 2021

The single is the first offering from Emmi’s forthcoming concept project Players - a collection of epic pop songs inspired by the characters of Shakespeare’s plays, but repurposed for our times. 

BWW Exclusive: What Does It Mean to Be a Woman in Theatre? by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Mar 8, 2021

BroadwayWorld is celebrating Women's History Month and International Women's Day by asking the question, 'what does being a woman in theatre mean to you?'

Reuben Kaye Returns to Darlinghurst Theatre Company by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2021

Prepare yourself for a saucy explosion of high camp and razor-sharp wit, when Reuben Kaye Returns to Darlinghurst Theatre Company for the first time since his sell-out cabaret performances in June last year. Obscenely intelligent and rib-crackingly funny, Reuben is joined by his four-piece band in an extravaganza bursting with political satire and merciless one-liners that fly at you at break-neck speed.

Livestream Concert Platform TourGigs Announces Valentine's Day Concerts With Josh Groban And Air Supply by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 11, 2021

Livestream concert experience industry leader TourGigs has announced multiple major upcoming shows in 2021 including two Valentine's Day concerts with Josh Groban and Air Supply, in addition to a partnership with iconic Austin-based blues venue Antone's to produce various livestream shows this year.

Mint Theater Kicks Off Silver Lining Streaming Series With DAYS TO COME by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2021

Mint Theater Company will kick off its Silver Lining Streaming Series today with the on-demand streaming of the HD recording of Days To Come by Lillian Hellman (The Little Foxes, Watch on the Rhine, Toys in the Attic, The Children's Hour), directed by J.R. Sullivan, beginning January 4th and continuing through February 21st. 

Mint Theater Company Continues Free Streaming Series With DAYS TO COME, KATIE ROCHE and More by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2020

Mint Theater Company Artistic Director Jonathan Bank today announced the line-up for Mint’s popular Streaming Series for 2021, featuring HD recordings of past productions: Days To Come by Lillian Hellman, directed by J.R. Sullivan (will begin airing January 4th and continue through February 21st); plus much more!

BWW Interview: Renown Writer/Director John Caird On TWISTing Dickens' CHRISTMAS CAROL by Gil Kaan - Dec 5, 2020

Rubicon Theatre presents the World Premiere of ESTELLA SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH A TWIST, a modern day take on Charles Dickens’ beloved 1843 novella A Christmas Carol. Stellar cast of twenty-four includes: Betsy Wolfe as Estella Scrooge, Clifton Duncan as Phillip 'Pip' Nickleby, Lauren Patten as Dawkins, Patrick Page as Mr. Merdle, Carolee Carmello as Marla Havisham, Danny Burstein as Ebenezer Scrooge.

Richard Skipper Celebrates Barbara Minkus Tonight by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2020

Richard Skipper Celebrates Barbara Minkus Tonight, Tuesday evening August 18, 7 PM ET/4PM PT, streaming LIVE.

Elly Stone, Best Known For JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS, Has Died at 93 by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2020

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that singer and actress Elly Stone has died at age 93.

Jim Kierstead and Broadway United Team Up to Launch BROADWAY VIRTUAL by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 4, 2020

Emmy, Olivier, and three-time Tony-Award winning producer Jim Kierstead (Kierstead Productions, Inc.,) and Broadway United have announced the launch of a new company, Broadway Virtual, a subsidiary specializing in streamed and recorded content and more.


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