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Martin Beck Theatre (New York, NY)
302 W. 45th St.

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Based on The Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta Trapp

Based on an inspiring true story, ďTHE SOUND OF MUSICĒ is one of Rodgers and Hammersteinís most beloved musicals. Set in Austria on the brink of WWII, Maria a postulant, proves too high-spirited for the religious life and is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval Captain. Her growing rapport with the youngsters, coupled with her generosity of spirit, gradually captures the heart of the stern Captain.

Barbara Eden & Hal Linden Lead LOVE LETTERS at Ridgefield
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

TV icons Barbara Eden ("I Dream of Jeannie") & Hal Linden ("Barney Miller") star in A.R. Gurney's Love Letters at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, March 2 at 7:30pm. Don't miss this funny and emotional portrait of the powerful connection of love! (more...)

Chi-Town Sings Lady Gaga March 4th at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

Award-winning performers Robert Deason (dueling pianist extraordinaire) and Lauren Paris (most recently seen in a critically acclaimed performance as Percy in THE SPITFIRE GRILL, Refuge Theatre Project) are back with another round of Chi-Town Sings, after their sold-out performances of CHI-TOWN SINGS SARA BAREILLES and CHI-TOWN SINGS DEMI LOVATO. CHI-TOWN SINGS LADY GAGA will be performed at 8PM on March 4th at The Den Theatre. Previously, the series occupied the beloved 100 seat Haven Cabaret space, but have been upgraded to a 300 seat venue: The Heath. An anonymous producer has also signed on to the project. (more...)

UK Version of THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE Heads to BroadwayHD
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

 The more you see it, the more it becomes one of your favorite things! Since making its Broadway debut in 1959, Rodgers and Hammerstein's perennial classic has been embraced by audiences around the globe.  Now, in celebration of its 60th anniversary, The Sound of Music LIVE, an ambitious, live-broadcast production from BAFTA-nominated director Coky Giedroyc, will be released on BroadwayHD on January 31.   (more...)

The New York Pops Announces 2019-20 Season At Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

The New York Pops today announces its 2019-2020 season of performances in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. (more...)

Asher Monroe Releases BOOK OF LOVE Following Premiere with Parade Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Singer, actor and now filmmaker Asher Monroe has released his much anticipated short film ¬ďBook of Love¬Ē following the exclusive premiere with Parade Magazine.¬Ē In late 2018, Monroe partnered up with Billboard and Hollywood Life to give fans a sneak peek of the film which he wrote, directed and starred in and features songs from his latest album INNER WARRIOR. Poised to be an exciting year, in addition to the ¬ďBook of Love¬Ē release, Monroe is in the studio working on his new project. Fans can expect the first taste of his new music next month. (more...)

Cast Announced For STRIKE UP THE BAND Upstairs At The Gatehouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Director Mark Giesser returns to Upstairs at the Gatehouse with George and Ira Gershwin's madcap musical hidden gem Strike Up The Band, written with George S. Kaufman in 1927. While the original script was rewritten by Morrie Ryskind in 1930, this production presents the original, with the dark satire on America's war-mongering over a trade deal re-established. (more...)

Laura Benanti Will Headline The Long Wharf Theatre Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

For one night only, Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti will appear at Long Wharf Theatre in her cabaret show, TALES FROM SOPRANO ISLE featuring songs from her career along with humorous anecdotes and experiences that she has encountered on and off the stage and screen. The presenting sponsor for the gala event is KeyBank. (more...)

BWW Review: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Performs a Rousing Rodgers & Hammerstein Concert
by Charles Shubow - Jan 29, 2019

Broadway stars Ashley Brown, Ben Crawford, and Ted Keegan shine along with the Baltimore Choral Arts Society. (more...)

Ben Platt Announces Release Date for Debut Album
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

Ben Platt took to Twitter to announce the release of his debut album! In the tweet, Platt said, 'With a full heart, I can finally say that my debut album 'Sing To Me Instead' will be out in the world on 3/29. The first two songs will be out THIS FRIDAY 2/1, as well as a pre-order of the whole album. Let the story begin.' (more...)

Eva Noblezada, Beth Malone, Patrick Page, & Ali Stroker Announced For Theatre Communications Group 2019 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

Theatre Communications Group has announced that its 2019 Gala will be directed by Tony Award-winner Michael Mayer and feature performances from Oklahoma!'s Ali Stroker, Hadestown's Patrick Page and Eva Noblezada, and Angels in America's Beth Malone. (more...)

RENT Sees Lowest Ratings For Any Live Musical on FOX in Early Ratings
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

Sunday's performance of RENT on FOX, the live musical that ended up being not-so-live, has drawn ratings at the lowest ratings of TV musicals that have aired in recent years, according to The Hollywood Reporter. (more...)

BWW Review: Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA Enchants at the Show Palace Dinner Theater
by Peter Nason - Jan 27, 2019

It's tons of fun and enchanting, despite some weaknesses with the show's new book. (more...)

Nadia Quinn, Alice Ripley, JOSEPH, and More Come to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Popejoy Hall
by Beth Leitman - Jan 25, 2019

BWW Review: The Sound of Music at Popejoy Hall (more...)

Raven Capital Management Acquires Majority Stake In David Ian Productions
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

David Ian Productions Limited ('David Ian Productions' or the 'Company'), a leading producer, promoter, and tour operator of high-profile licensed musicals that are staged in theatrical markets around the world, has sold a majority stake in the Company to a newly-formed joint venture (the 'JV') controlled by Raven Capital Management LLC ('Raven'). (more...)

The Crazy Coqs Presents Concert Series Announces Upcoming Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

The Crazy Coqs Presents Concert Series Live at Zedel is presented on the last Sunday of every month. Each show features 5, sometimes 6 West End performers singing songs based on the theme of the night. Past themes have included Classic Musicals, LGBT Musicals, Disney, A New Writers' Showcase, 80s Movie Songs and Pasek & Paul. Performers so far have included Tom Hier, Gemma Sutton, Carolyn Maitland, David Shannon, Rebecca Trehearn, Paul Monaghan, Andy Coxon, Lewis Asquith, Belinda Wollaston, Jane Milligan, Chloe Hart, Charlotte Wakefield, Charlotte Jaconelli, Edward Baruwa, Michael Vinsen, Nathaniel Morrison, Nadim Naaman, Oliver Savile, Lauren James Ray, Christina Bennington, Suzie Mathers, Sophie Isaacs, Simon-Anthony Rhoden, Claudia Kariuki, Vicki Lee Taylor, Matthew Croke and Danny Becker. (more...)

The Hills Are Alive With THE SOUND OF MUSIC At Atwood Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

One of the world's most beloved musicals, The Sound of Music offers Anchorage soaring songs and a story emphasizing positivity, kindness, and courage. From February 19 through 24, Alaska audiences can enjoy live the timeless "My Favorite Things," "Do-Re-Mi," "Edelweiss," and Alaska trail favorite, "Climb Ev'ry Mountain." (more...)

COME FROM AWAY: WELCOME TO THE ROCK Companion Book Out This August; Includes Foreword by Justin Trudeau
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

COME FROM AWAY: WELCOME TO THE ROCK, a fully illustrated companion volume to the Tony Award-winning smash hit Broadway musical is available now for pre-order and officially goes on sale on Monday, August 13, 2019 wherever books are sold. (more...)

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Catalog Overseer Discusses Thoughts on Ariana Grande's '7 Rings'
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 8, 2019

For the first time, the overseer of Rodgers and Hammerstein's music catalog, Ted Chapin, is speaking out on Forbes about the use of the popular R&H song in Grande's hit pop track. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019


Producers Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss Announce OSCARS Production Team
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Producers Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss today announced 11 key members of the production team for the 91st Oscars, which will air live on Sunday, Feb. 24, on ABC. It was previously announced that Weiss would be returning as director for his fourth consecutive year, while sharing producing duties with Gigliotti for the first time. (more...)

Photo Flash: BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG CITY Returns To Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

On Monday, February 5th, Feinstein's/54 Below presented a one-night only, sold out concert production of Paul Scott Goodman's Bright Lights, Big City. (more...)

BWW Review: Carmen Cusack's a Charmer in Encores! Mounting of Irving Berlin's Political Spoof CALL ME MADAM
by Michael Dale - Feb 7, 2019

The brevity of political satire's shelf life tends to rival that of a tray of supermarket eggs, but it seems one of the quips penned by Howard Lindsay and Russell Crouse for the book of their smash hit 1950 musical Call Me Madam is breathing in new life in the 21st Century. (more...)

Anybody Have a Map? Ben Platt Announces Tour Cities Following New Album SING TO ME INSTEAD
by Paul Smith - Feb 5, 2019

He has a Tony, Grammy, Emmy and now a tour! Following his new album release, Ben Platt will take to the road performing a series of concerts. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For THE ELEPHANT MAN At El Portal Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

Thursday Night Theater Club announce their cast of fourteen for The Elephant Man by playwright Bernard Pomerance.  Robyn Cohen is delighted to be at the helm with such a notable group of actors.   The production opens at El Portal Theatre. Tickets are available at: The show will open March 21 - 23 and April 3 - 14, 2019. (more...)

Toronto Musical Concerts Presents PARADE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

On Thursday, March 21st and Friday, March 22nd, 2019 at 7:30pm, Toronto Musical Concerts (TMC) presents a professional staged reading of Jason Robert Brown's PARADE In Concert at the Al Green Theatre (Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre - 750 Spadina Ave). (more...)

Nominees Announced For The 54th Annual Fleur Du Cap Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

The Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards announced its nominees for 2018 today. These annual awards are regarded amongst the most valued and prestigious in the South African performing arts industry. This year's ceremony will take place on Sunday, 10 March at 17:30 at the Artscape Opera House in Cape Town and promises to be an evening celebrating Vintage theatre and wines. (more...)

Jennifer Holliday To Join Rob Kevlin At Feinstein's/54 Below Debut Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

A beloved, award winning veteran of the NYC music scene, Rob Kevlin has wowed audiences everywhere from Swing 46, the Metropolitan Room, the Master Theatre, and Carnegie Hall.  Now, 'It's a New Day' for the multi-talented singer and performer, who makes his highly anticipated debut at Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, on Friday, February 22, 2019. (more...)

Matt Doyle, Christy Altomare, And More Will Sing BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG CITY At 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present a one-night only 20th anniversary concert production of Paul Scott Goodman's influential 1999 rock musical  Bright Lights, Big City on February 4th, 2019, at 7:00 and 9:30pm. (more...)

Renee Rapp, Antonio Cipriano, Arianna Afsar, Taylor Iman Jones Lead 54 SINGS THE HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL TRILOGY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

Renee Rapp (The Jimmy Awrads winner 2018), Antonio Cipriano (Jagged Little Pill), Arianna Afsar (Hamilton), Jelani Remy (Ain't Too Proud, The Lion King), Taylor Iman Jones (Head Over Heels), Celia Gooding (Jagged Little Pill), Chris Rice (Book of Mormon), Robby Clater (Pretty Woman), Jacob Haren (Book of Mormon), Diamond Essence White (Dear Evan Hansen), Joey LaBrasca (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Anthony Norman (The Prom), Ariane Rinehart (The Sound of Music Live) Anthony Sagaria (American Psycho) Cameron Anika Hill, Max Sheldon, Tyler Conroy and Adam Rennie join the cast of 54 Sings The High School Musical Trilogy at Feinstein's/54 Below. Further casting to be announced. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for MURIEL'S WEDDING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

The highly acclaimed new Australian musical produced by Carmen Pavlovic, CEO of Global Creatures, Muriel's Wedding The Musical, commences in Melbourne in March at Her Majesty's Theatre with previews from March 12 and opening night on March 23.  The Sydney season at the Sydney Lyric Theatre commences with previews from June 28 and opening night July 4.   (more...)

Nominees for the 54th Annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

The Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards announced its nominees for 2018 today. These annual awards are regarded amongst the most valued and prestigious in the South African performing arts industry. This year's ceremony will take place on Sunday, 10 March at 17:30 at the Artscape Opera House in Cape Town and promises to be an evening celebrating Vintage theatre and wines. (more...)

New Tickets On Sale For The Melbourne Season Of MURIEL'S WEDDING THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2019

The highly acclaimed new Australian musical produced by Carmen Pavlovic, CEO of Global Creatures, Muriel's Wedding The Musical, commences in Melbourne in March at Her Majesty's Theatre with previews from March 12 and opening night on March 23. (more...)

The Cleveland Orchestra Announces 2019 Blossom Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2019

The Cleveland Orchestra announces its 2019 Blossom Music Festival season, presented by The J.M. Smucker Company. Twenty concerts will be part of the Blossom Music Festival, taking place from the weekend prior to the Fourth of July through Labor Day weekend (June 29 - September 1). (more...)

VIDEO: The Early Night Show With Joshua Turchin Releases ¬"Seasons Of Love¬" Cover
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019


William Michals Joins Cast Of Winter Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

NiCori Studios & Productions is proud to announce the Third Annual Winter Gala on Friday, February 15 at 7pm at the The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair. Performers include Karen Mason (Broadway's WONDERLAND, MAMMA MIA!, SUNSET BOULEVARD, HAIRSPRAY, JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY, CARNIVAL, TORCH SONG TRILOGY and PLAY ME A COUNTRY SONG), Lisa Viggiano (BroadwayWorld Award Winning Singer), Karen Callaway Williams (Broadway's RIVERDANCE and PLAY ON), Meg Flather (Bistro & MAC Award Winning Singer/Songwriter), David Sabella (Broadway's CHICAGO). Just added to the lineup is "America's Baritone", William Michals. Michals starred at Lincoln Center as Emile De Becque in the landmark revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC. (more...)

Jason Manford Will Star In UK Tour of CURTAINS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Dan Looney, Adam Paulden and Jason Haigh-Ellery for DLAP Entertainment present a brand-new UK tour of the Tony Award winning musical "CURTAINS" starring comedian Jason Manford. The production will open at Churchill Theatre, Bromley on the 4 October 2019 and will tour the UK and Ireland until 4 April 2020 where the production will complete its run at the Wolverhampton, Grand Theatre. Full tour details can be found below and on the website, Further venues and casting to be announced, (more...)

BWW TV: BroadwayHD and Chill this Valentine's Day with Some of Theatre's Greatest Romances
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 14, 2019

On this most romantic of holidays, theatrical streaming service, BroadwayHD is celebrating some of their favorite couples from shows in their ever-expanding catalogue. From Romeo and Juliet to Georg and Amalia from SHE LOVES ME, theatre-lovers can celebrate the most romantic moments in theatre including from  shows like HOLIDAY INN, THE KING AND I, FALSETTOS, The Sound of Music, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, BYE BYE BIRDIE, and more.  (more...)

Laura Benanti Will Be Honored At The 2019 ASTEP Color Ball
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

ARTISTS STRIVING TO END POVERTY (ASTEP) announced today that it will honor Tony Award Winner Laura Benanti (My Fair Lady) at its annual Gala and Dinner, The 2019 ASTEP Color Ball on Monday, April 29, at Feinstein's/54 Below. She will join Mary-Mitchell Campbell (The Prom, Mean Girls), Founder and Co-Executive Director of ASTEP, on stage to celebrate Benanti's leadership and advocacy in the creation of the benefit album SINGING YOU HOME: Children's Songs for Family Reunification. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE WIZARD OF OZ At SPAHouston
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

This magical production is a celebration of the 1939 MGM movie, and will be presented with breathtaking special effects that will sweep audiences away from the moment the tornado twists its way into Kansas. The national tour will play for two days only February 23- 24, 2019 at SPAHouston/Jones Hall. (more...)

Announcing The 2019 Lotte Lenya Competition Semifinalists
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Twenty-eight performers selected to compete for a chance to win top prizes of $20,000, $15,000, and $10,000; total prizes to exceed $75,000; an all-star team of musical theater, opera, and Kurt Weill experts to adjudicate semifinals and finals. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, February 11- Remembering Jan Maxwell
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 11, 2019

Jan Maxwell, a five-time Tony Award nominee and two-time Drama Desk Award winner, was last seen on stage in City of Conversation at Lincoln Center, for which she wBas nominated for 2015 Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards and Scenes From an Execution in the Potomac Theatre Project revival at Atlantic Theater's Stage II. (more...)

BWW Review: An Enchanted Evening at Desert Threatreworks
by Audrey Liebross - Feb 11, 2019

A fun-filled evening of song, filled with favorites by Rodgers and Hammerstein, awaits those who attend Desert Theatreworks' cabaret-style concert, SOME ENCHANTED EVENING.  (more...)

VIDEO: Laura Benanti's 'Benania' Makes Feinstein's/54 Below Debut With A Sondheim Classic
by Stage Tube - Feb 11, 2019

Tonight, Laura Benanti's take on First Lady Melania Trump, aka Benania, officially made her cabaret debut on the Feinstein's/54 Below stage! (more...)

BWW Review: NEIL BERG'S 110 YEARS OF BROADWAY at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
by Carolan Trbovich - Feb 1, 2019

Neil Berg's 110 Years of Broadway is Magical (more...)

VIDEO: Listen to Ben Platt's New Single 'Ease My Mind' Off Upcoming Album 'Sing To Me Instead'
by Stage Tube - Feb 1, 2019

Ben Platt has released the first single off his upcoming album, Sing To Me Instead. The song, titled Ease My Mind, can be heard in the video below! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Ben Platt's Music Video For New Song 'Bad Habit'
by Stage Tube - Feb 1, 2019

Ben Platt has released the music video for the song 'Bad Habit,' from his upcoming album, Sing To Me Instead. Watch it below! (more...)

The Green Room 42 Presents The Return Of Joshua Turchin's Cabaret Series 'The Early Night Show'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

Joshua Turchin will return to The Green Room 42 with his cabaret series, 'The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchin,' on February 10, 2019 at 2pm. Turchin has previously performed two successful shows, 'The Early Night Show at The Green Room' and the 'West End Lounge,' and regularly music directs and accompanies at The Green Room 42's (YOUNG) cabaret series. Special guests from Broadway, television and film will join Turchin on stage. Tickets for 'THE EARLY NIGHT SHOW' can be purchased (more...)

PEOPLE SUCK Gets Australian Premiere At Melbourne One Act Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

People Suck: A Musical Airing of Grievances - The Australian Premiere of the Canadian musical song cycle that took the Toronto Fringe by the balls - and won awards for it. (more...)

CATSKILLS ON BROADWAY Brings Good Old-Fashioned Comedy And Big Laughs To The McCallum
by David Green - Feb 1, 2019

The McCallum Theatre presents Catskills on Broadway on Friday, February 22, at 8:00pm. The Catskills Mountains of New York, the cradle of American humor, launched the careers of many of our greatest comics. In this new version of the 1991 Broadway hit, Freddie Roman, Sarge, and Mark Schiff will have you laughing at good old-fashioned comedy that brings back the golden years of the Catskills. Freddie Roman, creator and star of Catskills on Broadway, adopted the attitude that if Broadway couldn't come to the mountains, he would take the mountains to Broadway. Catskills on Broadway was a new format for the Broadway community and the production earned Freddie acclaim and a stint on the Tony Awards broadcast. (more...)

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