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The Threepenny Opera - 1961 - US Tour

Based on The Beggar's Opera by John Gay

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Royal Alexandra Theatre

(Toronto, )
260 King Street West
Toronto,
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020
One of New York City's most innovative opera companies, City Lyric Opera (CLO), begins its fifth season with a never before seen live experience of power, technology, and storytelling. From October 29-November 15, 2020, CLO presents Weill and Brecht's musical comedy The Threepenny Opera in a virtual, fully produced show.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
This year, The Theatre Centre is embarking on what may be the most ambitious year of creation in its history. They will be supporting an unprecedented 16 projects led by 20 artists; creating two new development streams and more.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2020
Redefining a new season with the arrival of 2020's digital theatre opus, Aadyam - the theatre initiative by the Aditya Birla Group - embraces change by creating a world class showcase with Aadyam - The Digital Edition.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Maurice Edwards, opera and stage director and actor, has died at age 97 due to COVID-19.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020
Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced additional guests for Keen After Hours. Next up is Marsha Mason (October 19th), followed by John-Andrew Morrison and Jasminn Johnson (October 26th), and Lilli Cooper (November 2nd).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
After lots of books for hardcore musical theatre lovers, Miller has finally written one for everybody else, The ABC's of Broadway Musicals: A Civilian's Guide, a fun, short, easy-to-read introduction to the art form, famous shows, famous artists, books and videos to check out, and a short but informative stroll through the history of musicals.
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
Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced additional guests for Keen After Hours. New this season, Keen After Hours connects audiences with luminaries of the theatre world, every Monday night at 6:30pm on Keen Company's website and Facebook page.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2020
This November, internationally acclaimed disabled led theatre company, Graeae, once again joins forces with award winning audio indie, Naked Productions, to present a radical reinvention of Ben Jonson's Bartholomew Fair on BBC Radio 4. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020
This fall, University Opera presents its first project of 2020-21 in video format as it turns to the music of Marc Blitzstein (1905-1964). I WISH IT SO: MARC BLITZSTEIN – THE MAN IN HIS MUSIC will be released on the Mead Witter School of Music YouTube channel on October 23 at 8 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of Tony-nominated actor, Anthony Chisholm.  
by Stephi Wild - Nov 7, 2020
BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge is keeping up with all of your favorite stars' latest projects on Backstage Live, bringing you in-depth interviews twice weekly. Yesterday, he chatted with one of Broadway's most enchanting leading ladies, Laura Osnes, who performed a very special concert  last night, November 6 (7pm), as a part of the Radio Free Birdland series.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Nov 6, 2020
Tune in right here as he chats with one of Broadway's most enchanting leading ladies, Laura Osnes, who will perform a very special concert tonight, November 6 (7pm), as a part of the Radio Free Birdland series.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2020
Today (November 6) in live streaming: Laura Osnes visits Backstage Live, we reveal the Next On Stage Top 3, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2020
Laura Osnes is stopping by Birdland on November 6 for her concert The Paths Not Taken, with help from Fred Lassen!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 21, 2020
BroadwayWorld put together a list of all the live action musicals you can stream on Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, BroadwayHD, and Disney Plus. Are you looking for something to get your mind off… all of this? So are we. Because everyone needs some escape,
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020
Next month marks the launch of Atlanta Opera Spotlight Media. Already available for pre-order, this digital subscription service will give home audiences around the world long-term access to exclusive new video content from The Atlanta Opera.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2020
On Thursday, November 19th, in partnership with Caffè Lena, Opera Saratoga will launch AMERICA SINGS, a monthly concert series featuring an array of diverse, internationally acclaimed artists.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020
Since the summer of 2005, Hawaii Performing Arts Festival (HPAF) has continued to bring world-class music to Hawai'i Island. Over the past sixteen years, HPAF has garnered an international reputation as a premiere training and performance program for aspiring young artists worldwide.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
The BroadwayWorld team has come together to help guide your musical quarantine journey. Today, we bring you just a few recommendations for: A cast recording to make you feel nostalgic...
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that actor Jerry Stiller has died at age 92. His son, Ben Stiller, said in a tweet that his father died of natural causes.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020
Las Vegas Philharmonic will present the works of composer Kurt Weill on Saturday, Arpil 4 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
Atlantic Theater Company has announced initial casting for the world premiere production of A Play is a Poem, a collection of one-acts by Academy Award winner Ethan Coen (Almost an Evening; The Ballad of Buster Scruggs), directed by Neil Pepe (Atlantic Artistic Director, Broadway's American Buffalo) and produced in association with Center Theatre Group. The production has also announced a new first preview date. A Play is a Poem will now begin previews Thursday, May 14th and will open Monday, June 1st for a limited engagement through Sunday, June 21st Off-Broadway at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street).
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Mar 11, 2020
The Axelrod Performing Arts Center opens 'Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical' on Saturday, March 7, in a brand-new production created by Broadway director-choreographer Luis Salgado.
by Erica Handel - Mar 11, 2020
The Axelrod Performing Arts Center presents the first musical of its 2020 season, Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical.
by Richard Jay-Alexander - Jun 26, 2020
Getting on the phone with Albert Poland totally swept me away and into the world we love for a glorious 45 minutes...
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that jazz icon and actor Annie Ross has passed away at age 89.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020
Today Graeae, the UK's leading disabled led theatre company has launched a major new initiative, designed to remove barriers and transform the careers of Deaf and Disabled artists across the UK.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2020
Richard Skipper Celebrates Jamie deRoy with Part Two: The Broadway Years to benefit  Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
Atlantic Theater Company is offering a new lineup of virtual programming in its Live with Atlantic series, featuring artists from Atlantic's past, present and future. All events are free and will take place via Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Go ahead a?" take the apple. Founding artistic director Ron Sossi directs a revival of The Serpent by Jean-Claude van Itallie a?" winner of the 1969 Obie award and arguably the most successful ensemble work ever created a?" as part of the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble's 50th Anniversary a?oeCirca '69a?? Season. Sossi previously directed the West Coast premiere exactly 50 years ago, in the spring of 1970, as the second production ever at the then brand-new Odyssey Theatre. The Serpent opens on March 7 at the Odyssey's current home in West L.A., where performances will continue through May 3.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2020
Today's top stories: Kevin Chamberlin has joined the cast of the upcoming film adaptation of The Prom, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
The 13th season of New York Theatre Barn's signature New Works Series will launch on Monday, February 3rd, 2020, with exclusive pre-premieres of the new musicals Johnny & the Devil's Box and Burned. New York Theatre Barn serves as a home for new musicals during incubation.
by Stage Tube - Jan 26, 2020
On an episode of The Graham Norton Show earlier this month, Daniel Radcliffe and Miriam Margolyes chatted about their fond memories of filming Harry Potter.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
The Axelrod Performing Arts Center opens 'Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical' on Saturday, March 7, in a brand-new production created by Broadway director-choreographer Luis Salgado. 'Matilda' will run for three weekends through March 22.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2020
One of Australia's leading television and musical theatre stars, Eddie Perfect, will play the egotistical boss Franklin Hart Jnr in Dolly Parton's hit musical 9 TO 5.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
Sharon Small will make her Chichester debut in the title role of THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE by Jay Presson Allen, adapted from the novel by Muriel Spark. Rachel Kavanaugh directs the production, running at Chichester Festival Theatre from 29 May a?" 30 June.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Feb 26, 2020
The Axelrod Performing Arts Center opens 'Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical' on Saturday, March 7, in a brand-new production created by Broadway director-choreographer Luis Salgado.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
The Minutes is officially in previews on Broadway! The cast of The Minutes includes Ian Barford, Blair Brown, Cliff Chamberlain, K. Todd Freeman, Armie Hammer, Tracy Letts, Danny McCarthy, Jessie Mueller, Sally Murphy, Austin Pendleton, Jeff Still.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020
Ensemble Member Robin Witt returns to Steep this summer to direct Simon Stephens' Light Falls. Stephens, who won the Tony and Olivier Awards for his The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, is Steep's Associate Playwright, and this will be the sixth of his plays to be produced by the Edgewater ensemble. Light Falls premiered at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester in October of 2019, and Steep's production will be the play's U.S. premiere. Robin Witt is a longtime director and Company Member at Steep. Her work includes last summer's Pomona and recent hits Linda and Lela & Co., which won 2018 Jeff Awards for Director, Production, and Performer in a Principal Role.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
Cabaret-rock singer-songwriter Nellie McKay brings her uniquely eccentric blend of pop, rock, jazz and hip-hop to Club Helsinki Hudson on Sunday, March 8, at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
In a special fundraising event, the Friends of Monmouth County Child Advocacy Center are offering 200 tickets to Roald Dahl's a?oeMatilda The Musicala?? for two shows on Saturday, March 21 at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Monmouth County's newest professional theater.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
The musical theatre came roaring back in the 1990s and began a new Golden Age for the art form. And there's a new book that takes you on a guided tour.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
'Lost And Found: The Unsung World of Alan Menken', featuring rare treasures from the songbook of the eight-time Oscar winner, will be offered Sunday, August 16th via exclusive live stream.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2020
What have you been doing during the pandemic? New Line Theatre Artistic Director Scott Miller has been writing a collection of horror stories, all inspired by the musical theatre. Yes, you read that right.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2020
On Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12, Mercy For Animals will host a virtual concert featuring an inspiring lineup of more than 30 musicians. The artists include Grammy Award winner Joss Stone; Latin Grammy winner Sie7e; Broadway stars Ryan McCartan (Frozen), and more!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020
Redhouse Arts Center's Artistic Director Hunter Foster has announced the company will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the musical Urinetown!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 16, 2020
'This episode of Broadway Rewind is a look at a legend, a classic and a musical poet,' says BroadwayWorlds' own Richard Ridge. 'I got to chat with Cyndi Lauper who was making her Broadway debut in Roundabout's production of The Threepenny Opera, than I dropped by the opening of the new production of Jacques Brel starring Robert Cuccioli, but it started off downtown at the now defunct Actors Playhouse to catch up with an icon I had always wanted to meet, T.V. and cult film star Adrianne Barbeau, who was starring as the legendary Judy Garland in a one woman show 'The Property Known as Garland'  written by her husband Billy Van Sant.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2020
Natascia Diaz has shared a video message, and a little song and dance, encouraging people to donate to Theatre Washington's COVID-19 Emergency Fund Drive.