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Vanities - 2006 - New York

Based on the play by Jack Heifner

Vanities is a biting comedy highlighting the transformative friendships of three young women. Set in a small, Texas town in the early Sixties, a coming of age story is revealed about the joy and pain that occurs when adolescent bonds are put through the rigors of time as the three characters grow and change in the tumultuous late Sixties/early Seventies.

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New World Stages

(New York, NY)
340 W. 50th Street
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Lucie Arnaz brings a?oeI Got the Job!a??: Songs from My Musical Past to WPPAC Friday, September 27 at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018
The Actors Fund announced today a 40th Anniversary reunion benefit concert of the 1979 hit Broadway production of They're Playing Our Song. The concert will be held on Monday, February 11th at 7:30 pm at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th St.) and will star the Broadway cast members Lucie Arnaz as 'Sonia Walsk' and Robert Klein as 'Vernon Gersch'.
by - Sep 22, 2018
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/22/2018.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 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 www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2020
On Friday, September 25, Sun Valley Opera will feature Seattle-based singer and actress Cayman Ilika in an outdoor performance, titled Garden Concert Al Fresco!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019
The Metropolitan Opera today unveils a new sculpture by American artist George Condo: Constellation of Voices, now on view on the Met's outdoor Terrace facing Lincoln Center Plaza. The work is part of the Met's long-running visual arts initiative, Gallery Met. The work can be viewed by all guests to Lincoln Center Plaza.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020
Playing Davida's sisters (who function as the show's narrators) are Cassie Donegan of Nashville, Tennessee as Abigail and Gabriela Gonzalez (a sophomore at Winthrop University) of Charlotte, North Carolina as Zeruiah.
by Cindy Marcolina - Nov 5, 2019
Stefan Adegbola is currently starring in Hampstead Theatre's production of Botticelli in the Fire as Poggio di Chiusi, the title character's close friend. We caught up with him to have a chat about the show and the peculiar relevance of Renaissance matters.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2020
Theatre Raleigh pushes the needle forward once again and presents another ambitious virtual extravaganza! Don't miss the Vanities Reunion Event with an exclusive three song concert of Vanities The Musical featuring the original off-Broadway cast.
by Anna Jensen - Nov 16, 2018
Santa Barbara theater-goers have had the opportunity to see two plays by Kate Hamill produced this fall. Westmont recently produced Hamill's adaptation of Jane Austen's novel, Pride and Prejudice. Now UCSB gifts us with Vanity Fair, based on William Makepeace Thackeray's 1848 novel. Having seen how 'with-it' Pride and Prejudice's sensibilities were, I anticipated Vanity Fair's modern twists on its classic text. The depth of Vanity Fair was an unexpected delight.
by Kori Lotito - May 8, 2019
To help get you started here are a few ideas for sopranos: 'I Never Has Seen Snow' from House of Flowers, 'My Friend, the Dictionary' from 25th Annual Putnam Counting Spelling Bee, 'Fly Into the Future' from Vanities, 'Happy Working Song' from Enchanted, 'There is A Child' from Giant, and more.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019
According to Forbes, the son and estate of Broadway composer Harold Arlen has filed a lawsuit against Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Pandora, for selling over 6,000 unauthorized recordings of his music.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019
Judith Ivey will be directing a reading of SENIOR LIVING, a new play written by Tor Hyams & Lisa St. Lou featuring David Wohl, Zach Grenier, Debra Jo Rupp, Erika Rolfsrud, Mary Beth Peil, Paul DeBoy and Susan Slatin.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020
I Don't Need an Acting Class, a new weekly podcast hosted by Academy and Emmy Award winner and celebrated acting teacher Milton Justice, will be released this month, beginning on March 10th, 2020. Based on his forthcoming book of the same name, the podcast seeks to demystify the craft of acting while answering the question, 'Why take an acting class?'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019
TheatreZone will present a "Broadway & Happy Hour" cabaret featuring the cast of its current show, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 14 "outside the Zone" at the Moorings Park's auditorium, 120 Moorings Park Drive in Naples.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 29, 2019
The new comedy musical, Tootsie begins performances on Broadway tonight, March 29th, with an opening night of Tuesday, April 23rd. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019
Visible Ink and the Beverly Hills Playhouse have announced a new production of Stephen Sachs's critically-acclaimed comedydrama Bakersfield Mist, set for a limited nine-performance run at the Beverly Hills Playhouse. Under the direction of Amir Korangy, the cast will feature Diane Cary and John Mawson. Opening is set for Friday, July 12, at 8pm. The regular running schedule is Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 4pm through July 28.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 20, 2019
Today we're celebrating the birthday of two-time Tony nominee Sarah Stiles! In honor of the occasion, we're throwing it back her opening night in the Tony-nominated play Hand to God alongside her co-stars Steven Boyer, Geneva Carr, Marc Kudisch, Michael Oberholtzer, and of course Tyrone the Puppet. Check out all the footage below!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2020
Lucie Arnaz, star of stage, screen, and cabaret comes to The Corner for this week's episode of Cabaret Corner, a series devoted to having meaningful conversations with leaders in the cabaret community.
by Abigail Charpentier - Jul 20, 2019
Everyone loves a little nostalgia, especially when it comes to their favorite television shows and movies growing up. For millennials and Gen Z-ers, these probably include a few DCOMs (Disney Channel Original Movie) and series. Several of the stars of these films and TV shows have gone on to further their acting and singing careers on Broadway, and some even got their start on the stage. Below is a list of stars that you may or may not know have a few theatre credits under their belt!
by Cary Ginell - Jul 2, 2019
'Vanities' traces the lives of three Texas high school cheerleaders, as their personalities diverge in five-year increments, ending in 1974.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2020
Today's top stories: tune in to last night's virtual Broadway Barks hosted by Bernadette Peters, learn about an immersive production of Great Comet coming to Florida next year, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2019
Today's top stories: Waitress will close in January, Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella is coming to Broadway, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
Broadway stars Sasha Allen, Andréa Burns and Hannah Elless have joined the world premiere cast of Award-winning composer Carmel Dean's Well-Behaved Women, it was announced today. Premiering at Joe's Pub on Saturday, January 25th, the 7 PM performance sold out in less than 48 hours, and an additional show has been added for 4:30 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
Broadway ladies united last weekend for the world premiere of Award-winning composer Carmel Dean's Well-Behaved Women. The cast included: LaChanze, Liz Callaway, Natascia Diaz, Melissa Rose Hirsh, Bonnie Milligan, Katie Thompson, Kuhoo Verma, Sasha Allen, Andréa Burns,Hannah Elless and Barbara Walsh.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019
Consider yourself at home at Musical Theatre West's (MTW) production of Lionel Bart's Tony Award-winning musical Oliver! at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center February 8-24. Tickets are on sale now at www.musical.org, by calling (562) 856-1999, or at the MTW Box Office. Tickets start at $20.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019
Imagination Theater is pleased to announce Vanities written by Jack Heifner and directed by Alisyn Gularte. A play about women, directed by women. Vanities is a fast-moving comedy in three scenes chronicling the lives of three women from the 1960's through the 1970's. We see them grow and develop in high school, then as sorority sisters in college, and lastly as adults. As the times change drastically, so does their friendship, but wil it stand the test of time?
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2020
Today's top stories: To Kill a Mockingbird plays Madison Square Garden, The Unsinkable Molly Brown (starring Beth Malone) officially opens tonight, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Get a start to your Tuesday morning by reading the latest from around the Broadway World!
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Feb 25, 2020
Turns out Undine doesn't exist in the public records beyond 15 years back because Undine was born Sharona Watkins, and cruelly deserted her folks' lives to reinvent herself with a highfallutin' name and a highfallutin' profession. Now she needs to rebuild the bridges she burned and reclaim Sharona-dom because Undine-ness has collapsed on her.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019
A 40th Anniversary reunion benefit concert of the 1979 hit Broadway production of They're Playing Our Song will be held on Monday, February 11th at 7:30 pm at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th St.) and will star the Broadway cast members Lucie Arnaz as 'Sonia Walsk' and Robert Klein as 'Vernon Gersch'.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019
NEWPORT HARBOR DRAMA DEPARTMENT presents three very special benefit performances for the Robert S. Wentz Theatre at Newport Harbor High School of ED ASNER starring as God in GOD HELP US!, written by Samuel Warren Joseph & Phil Proctor and directed by Mitch Levine and also starring Stewart J. Zully and Pamela Guest. GOD HELP US! will perform for three performances only, Friday, February 22 at 7pm and Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 2pm & 7pm at the Robert S. Wentz Theater, 600 Irvine Ave. in Newport Beach.   
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2018
Acclaimed author, actress, educator, director, and producer now looks to the light.
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019
Grand Horizons is now in previews on Broadway!  Grand Horizons will play a strictly limited 10-week engagement, and officially open on January 23, 2020 at The Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street).
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019
We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 16, 2019
There's Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
What would Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Harriet Tubman, Frida Kahlo, Billie Jean King, and Malala Yousafzai sound like if you heard them sing? Find out in Well-Behaved Women, a new collection of songs by award-winning composer Carmel Dean, presented for one-night-only on January 25, 2020 at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019
This Month, 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 www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020
Chicago designer and home renovation expert Alison Victoria could lose it all in the newest season of HGTV’s Windy City Rehab—and it’s not just because of bigger, riskier projects.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2019
Whether you dream of performing, want to be a better public speaker, or just want to impress your friends at the next cocktail party, Introduction to Improvisation is for you. Come learn the basics of improvisational theater and have fun doing it. Discover how to actively listen, create stories, and to avoid common thoughts and communication patterns. This class will focus on the fundamental principles of improvisation with emphasis on scene building skills and having fun.
by Gary Naylor - Apr 24, 2019
Other People's Money shows us that the misogyny and avarice scrawled on social media and polluting today's politics, can trace its roots back 30 years at least.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Walker Vreeland's FROM SHIP TO SHAPE will be performed one night only on Monday, June 10 at 7 pm. The show comes to the East End following an extended sold-out run Off-Broadway. The solo performance stars and is written by award-winning radio personality Walker Vreeland. The show is a compelling autobiographical monologue and includes songs performed by Mr. Vreeland.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019
Following his sold-out, extended Off- Broadway run, solo performer and award-winning radio personality Walker Vreeland will bring his musical autobiographical monologue FROM SHIP TO SHAPE back to Bay Street Theatre on June 10th.