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by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2022
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts has announced the Kauffman Center Presents spring 2023 line-up. These events promise to deliver extraordinary and diverse experiences featuring internationally recognized artists and performers for Kansas City audiences. High-res photos with IDs can be found here.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2022
The Carbonell Awards, South Florida’s Theater & Arts Honors, HAS announced the recipients of the prestigious George Abbott Award and six Special Awards.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 3, 2020
On Friday September 18, the Aurora Fox Arts Center in Aurora, Colorado will do something it hasn't done since March 12:  host an actual audience of real, live human beings. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 2, 2021
David Ashford, Daniel Curtis, and Hundred Acre Productions will present the World Premiere of 'The Pantomime Life of Joseph Grimaldi'.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 14, 2022
In his latest cabaret offering Steven Zumbo enchants as he entertains.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 11, 2020
The CAPA Summer Movie Series, the longest-running classic film series in America, today announced an abbreviated schedule for its 51st series of classic films and cult favorites.
by Dan and Julie Izzo - Oct 20, 2019
'You never get a second chance to make a first impression.' This old saw still cuts true when considering youth theatre. The importance of introducing children to the wonder of live performance is not only critical to the survival of the art form; more importantly, it is essential to humanity. The communal experiences of love, laughter, fear and compassion as presented on stage, unite us emotionally and ethically. In a world where virtual reality too often supplants authentic interaction, it is critical that children engage as an audience. This is why it is crucially important that the first theatrical experiences that children have are filled with magic, energy and wonder.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 15, 2019
Fairytales collide in Little Red Robin Hood: A Musical Panto! Each year, the People's Light holiday panto transforms a beloved children's story into a musical extravaganza filled with outrageous characters, toe-tapping original music, slapstick comedy, and topical humor for both kids and adults. For the first time, People's Light adapts not one, but two classic stories a?" the Robin Hood legend and Little Red Riding Hood a?" to create a holiday show like nothing you've ever seen. Little Red Robin Hood: A Musical Panto runs November 13 a?" January 5 on the Leonard C. Haas Stage. Tickets range from $21.50-$53. To purchase, call 610.644.3500 or visit peopleslight.org. People's Light is located at 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA 19355.
by Julie Musbach - Oct 14, 2019
With two decades of success and over 2,000 shows to its credit, the rollicking Irish band Gaelic Storm returns to SOPAC for a much-anticipated appearance on Friday, November 22 at 8 p.m.
by Chris Arneson - Oct 1, 2020
You might not be ready to go back to indoor live theatre a?" but if you are, the Aurora Fox is ready for you.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2021
San Francisco's Landmark Musical Theatre (Jon Rosen, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce its production and full cast of Music Theatre International's ALL TOGETHER NOW! A GLOBAL EVENT CELEBRATING LOCAL THEATRE, which will be presented for eight performances as their inaugural show at Landmark's new permanent home, Theater 33.
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Nov 3, 2019
The Knight of the Burning Pestle is rarely produced, and it certainly deserves the occasional outing, if only as a reminder that our forbears were just as interested in trying experiments with theatrical genre and form as we are.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2020
Join York Theatre Company as they revisit the witty, wicked and thoroughly twisted world of famed satirical songwriter Tom Lehrer with a virtual reunion of their 2011 Musicals in Mufti presentation of the 1981 revue Tomfoolery.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2020
The Pantomime Life of Joseph Grimaldi will be open at the Kenneth Moore Theatre, in Ilford in late May 2021.
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2022
The CAPA Summer Movie Series, the longest-running classic film series in America, today announced the schedule for its 53rd series of classic films and cult favorites. The 2022 series will run June 16-August 14 at the historic Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) and feature 25 films over nine weeks.
by Gary Naylor - May 12, 2022
You're guaranteed a lot of fun when the Handlebards ride into town
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 4, 2022
San Francisco’s Landmark Musical Theatre (Jon Rosen, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce the full cast and creative team for the Company’s first production of 2022, YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIES BROWN. The production will run from March 11 – April 10, 2022 at Landmark Musical Theatre (533 Sutter Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94102). Opening Night will be Friday, March 11, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN is based on the comic strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schultz.
by Amber Adams - Mar 23, 2021
Matthew Bourne's THE CAR MAN by For New Adventure Productions filmed Live at Sadler Wells in London in 2016 and was presented on NY City Center Digital this March 2021. With Music by Terry Davies 'Rudion Shchedrin's Carmen Suite,' the film was edited by Steve Eveleigh and produced by Illumination Films. WATCH TRAILER.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2021
The New London Barn Playhouse has announced its plans for the 2021 summer season when we proudly welcome back a live audience for a 'Summer Under the Stars.' The never-been-done-before season, starting June 29th, will take place under an open-air tent in Ivey Field on the campus of Colby-Sawyer College.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2021
The New London Barn Playhouse welcomes back a live audience for its 89th summer season! The theatre will present a variety of musical selections with thrilling entertainment  in a safe, socially distanced outdoor setting for a very special “Summer Under the Stars.” 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2021
David Ashford, Daniel Curtis and Hundred Acre Productions  will present the the World Premiere of 'The Pantomime Life of Joseph Grimaldi', opening at the Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford, September 2021.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2021
The New London Barn Playhouse will welcome back a live audience for its 89th summer season! The company will present a variety of musical selections with thrilling entertainment in a safe, socially distanced outdoor setting for a very special “Summer Under the Stars.”
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2021
The series will feature 21 films over six weeks. Highlights include eight series premieres, a silent film with live musical accompaniment, Fright Nite Friday, and two Saturday mornings of classic cartoons.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2021
Two new shows have been announced at Maxwell C. King Center for The Performing Arts.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 2, 2020
After months of speculation and a thrice-developed season line up, the Aurora Fox Arts Center is elated to announce a plan for a truncated season's worth of live theatre. Consisting entirely of shows that feature small casts of six or fewer actors, the Aurora Fox's 36th season will include Cameron Mackintosh's musical revue, a?oeTomfoolery;a?? Langston Hughes' holiday song-play, a?oeBlack Nativity;a?? a?oeThe Paviliona?? by Craig Wright; a?oeQueens Girl in the Worlda?? by Caleen Sinnette Jennings; and a contemporary reboot of a Lewis Carroll classic, a?oeWonderland: Alice's Rock & Roll Adventure,a?? by Rachel Rockwell and Michael Mahler. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 19, 2022
Underbelly makes a triumphant post-pandemic return to its spiritual home at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with 10 incredible shows spanning circus, cabaret, comedy, variety and more. Spanning two dazzling venues - The Lafayette and The Beauty – as well as a charming bar, Underbelly's Circus Hub provides the perfect antidote from the madness of the Mile with a raft of shows to dazzle, delight and inspire, including:
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2021
CRINGE is inspired by all of those intrusive thoughts or embarrassing memories that slip into your mind while you're brushing your teeth. The show explores themes like homophobic microagressions, cancel culture and pandemic related anxieties all through a comedic lens.
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Jul 12, 2021
With a lovely intro by Janet Roston, the Director, Choreographer and Artistic Director of Mixed eMotions Theatrix, standing outside on a beautiful California sunny day atop the Glendale Library and Arts Center grounds in Glendale, we are given a verbal road map about what we are about to see. The setting alone makes me want to take the trip already. Such a beautiful location to watch dancers experience the freeing and exhilarating feeling of dancing or flying through the air with the freedom of no walls, barriers or roadblocks in and around natural surroundings with beautiful architecture and sculptured landscaping to form patterns around.
by Review Roundups - Jan 9, 2020
The world premiere of Mischief Theatre's Magic Goes Wrong, the new collaboration from the creators of The Play That Goes Wrong and magicians Penn & Teller, opened in the West End yesterday, January 8 at London's Vaudeville Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 6, 2021
A trailblazing partnership has been set up to enable global audiences the chance to enjoy an hilarious version of a British classic - Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2022
Tennessee Shakespeare Company announces four new 2022 Summer Camps for participants ranging in ages from rising Kindergarteners to rising 12th-graders and recent Camp graduates.
by Kelly Rogers Flynt - Jan 30, 2022
In a world full of conflict, division, and uncertainty, there is a lot to worry about. As the pandemic continues, we wonder if we will ever get back to normal. It’s been a very hard couple of years and now more than ever, I’m feeling the need for a reprieve - just a moment to forget all of the outside problems and things beyond my control. I have a deep-seeded need to just laugh. Taproot Theatre’s first show of 2022 just might be the tonic we all need. SEE HOW THEY RUN reminds us that laughter really is the best medicine.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 3, 2021
Lori Hamilton will be returning to partner with theSpaceUK to present two new shows for the 2021 season of Online@theSpaceUK: The Corporate Knobs and Project Spudway.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 24, 2022
Nancy Manocherian's the cell theatre and Unforgivable Emotional Carnivore presents The Toyotathon Carol (not in collaboration with Toyota). The story of Ebinina Scroogina, artfully played by P. Pinwheel, as she tries to prevent the first Toyotathon from ever happening. After all, only she deserves to own a luxury Japanese Automobile.
by Steve Callahan - Jan 17, 2022
Gina Galati's marvelous Winter Opera company has mounted a delightful production of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Gondoliers. It opened last night at the new Kirkwood Performing Arts Center to a full and warmly responsive audience.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 16, 2020
The award-winning New London Barn Playhouse is thrilled to announce the line-up for their 2020 Summer Season. The 88th Season is jam-packed with Broadway hits, and when the Barn opens for the season in June they'll be continuing a legacy of award-winning theater that audiences have come to expect and love.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 5, 2020
GRETEL!, a new folk rock musical developed as part of the First Stage Foundry Stage Series, combines the tale of HANSEL AND GRETEL with VASILISA THE BRAVE (the Russian Cinderella) into a story family audiences will find both compelling and inspiring.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 4, 2020
Just in time for primary season, Waco Brothers are releasing a collection of their songs about resistance and protest on February 28th, entitled RESIST! The Chicago-based/UK-born country punks have been politically outspoken throughout their career and this release brings together their most inspiring and rabble rousing tracks - many of them from out-of-print albums, all of them never before released on vinyl before in the U.S.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2020
This spring, at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, see a variety of performances from Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra to rock and pop concerts, spoken word, contemporary music and film screenings.
by Andrew White - Feb 17, 2020
With the mayhem, warfare and epic egos of Henry the Fourth, Part 1 well under their belts, Brave Spirits Theatre now turns its talents towards one of the more challenging history plays in Shakespeare's canon, Henry the Fourth, Part 2. Director Charlene V. Smith continues to find new gems here among the many performers, and there are some moments that truly shine here.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2021
Salzburger Landestheater Presents LITTLE BORDER TRAFFIC. The production premiered 11/12/2020 at Kammerspiele.
by Kelly Rogers Flynt - Dec 4, 2019
A VERY DIE HARD CHRISTMAS at Seattle Public Theatre will have you dying from laughter. With gags, antics, witty remarks, and tomfoolery, the cast manages to tell a fairly accurate story. While the gunfire and explosions may be downgraded to squirt guns and Nerf guns, there is nothing downgraded about the humor and entertainment. With barely a pause for a rollerblading Zamboni clean up, the show heats up the holidays in perfect parody style.
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Dec 21, 2019
If you are a Scrooge, a Disgruntled Elf, a Melting Snowman or a Reindeer with Bone Spurs, or you just don't enjoy the holiday hubbub, you will be surprised at how much fun you'll have as Neil Patrick Harris, communicating through the Queen's Magic Mirror, guides and cautions us through this beloved fable, and Snow White, played by the beautiful Olivia Sanabia, befitting of every accolade, and including The Wicked Queen, Muddles The Court Jester, Prince Harry, Herman The Huntsman and the Seven Dwarves highly entertain us with merriment, singing and dancing, lots of corny jokes and full-on audience participation.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 12, 2019
Garage-psychedelic rock troopers The Orange Kyte present 'Infinity Rope', the new single from their 'Carousel' album, along with a brazen new video created by Kevin Mnz. The new record is available now from Portland label Little Cloud Records (US/Canada) and Cardinal Fuzz (EU/UK).
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2019
Patrick Collins' Mime Consultant is alternative comedy at its best. Seamlessly blending, magic, comedy and mime, this is an hour of sketch comedy busting with energy, social commentary and general tomfoolery.
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 7, 2022
Pack your calculators, save your spread sheets and set your automatic email reply because Karen from Finance is heading Out of Office! She's hitting the road and she's hitting it hard. Say goodbye to the 80 hour work week and jump on board the Finance Express for this one-woman journey of self-discovery... and self-annihilation. Beloved Australian drag queen Karen from Finance presents her debut one woman show Out of Office which features all of her trademark high-camp and hilarious mashups, plus all the tomfoolery you can poke a presentation pointer at.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 27, 2020
Lori Hamilton will perform The Silly & Unnecessary Variety Show­­­ as part of the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival in four live online shows between Friday, September 18th and Saturday, September 26th.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2021
The son of a deranged Italian immigrant, Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837) was the most celebrated of English clowns. The first to use white-face make-up and wear outrageous coloured clothes, he completely transformed the role of the Clown in the pantomime with a look as iconic as Chaplin's tramp or Tommy Cooper's magician.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2022
Pack the concealer and throw your head back ready for a heart-shaped love bite from cult-cabaret mischief-makers, BRIEFS! 
by Stephi Wild - Apr 24, 2020
Opera Tampa has announced its 2020-21 season!

Tomfoolery Frequently Asked Questions

What is the order of songs in Tomfoolery and what's the order?
Be Prepared
Poisoning Pigeons
I Wanna Go Back to Dixie
My Home Town
Pollution
Bright College Days
Fight Fiercely, Harvard
The Elements
The Folk Song Army
In Old Mexico
She's My Girl
When You Are Old and Grey
Wernher von Braun
Who's Next
I Got It from Agnes
National Brotherhood Week
So Long Mom
Send the Marines
Hunting Song
Irish Ballad
New Math
Silent E
Oedipus Rex
I Hold Your Hand in Mine
Masochism Tango
The Old Dope Peddler
The Vatican Rag
We Will All Go Together (When We Go)
The Elements
She's My Girl
When You Are Old And Gray
Wernher Von Braun
Who's Next
I Got It From Agnes
So Long, Mom
Silent E
I Hold Your Hand In Mine
The Old Dope Peddler
The Vatican Rag
We Will All Go Together When We Go

What productions of Tomfoolery have their been?
Tomfoolery has had 3 productions including West End which opened in 1980, Off-Broadway which opened in 1981 and Off-Broadway which opened in 1981.

What productions of Tomfoolery have there been?
Tomfoolery has had 3 productions including West End which opened in 1980, Off-Broadway which opened in 1981 and Off-Broadway which opened in 1981.