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Wildcat - 1960 - Broadway

Wildcat, with music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Carolyn Leigh, and book by N. Richard Nash, tells the story of a frontier woman named Wildcat Jackson who arrives in a border town in the American southwest with dreams of striking oil and tricks foreman Joe Dynamite into helping her.



It opened on December 16, 1960 and is best remembered forbeing the sole Broadway appearance of comedienne Lucille Ball, although the cast also featured Keith Andes, Paula Stewart, Edith King, and a young Valerie Harper (Rhoda) in the dance ensemble. Wildcat closed on June 3, 1961 after two hiatuses and 171 performances.

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Alvin Theatre

(New York, NY)
250 W. 52nd St.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018
Mallory Bechtel (Dear Evan Hansen), Catlin Houlahan (The Girl From The North Country, Waitress), Michael Lee Brown (Dear Evan Hansen), Jelani Remy (Smokey Joe's Cafe, The Lion King), Phoenix Best (Dear Evan Hansen), Amber Ardolino (Head Over Heels, Hamilton Chicago Company), Chris Rice (Book of Mormon), Robby Clater (Pretty Woman), Dan Macke (Dear Evan Hansen), Diamond Essence White (Dear Evan Hansen), and Gabriel Sidney Brown (Les Miserables National Tour) join the previously announced 54 Sings The High School Musical Trilogy at Feinstein's/54 Below.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2019
Reuniting the whole team behind last year's hugely successful How To Catch a Krampus, Sink The Pink and Ginger Johnson return to Pleasance Islington for five-weeks of queer, campy, Christmas fun all set to an out-of-this-world live score with Escape From Planet Trash.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2018
One special evening at Don't Tell Mama NYC will celebrate the work of composer Cy Coleman, on September 25th 2018 at 7PM.
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2020
In commemoration of the birthday of Eric Garner, D.C. songwriter and recording artist Alan Scott is performing at the Eric Garner Day Celebration outside Brooklyna??s Barclays Center tomorrow, September 15.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018
Today, Neon Gold release Ryn Weaver's intimate but stunning demo“Reasons Not To Die” HERE, her first new release since her debut albumThe Fool in 2015.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018
The Lost Treasures Collection, a series of rarely performed musical gems, is back for a ninth season at Lakewood Theatre Company on its Side Door Stage. This year three musicals featuring the theme "Hey, Look Us Over," will be presented in a concert/cabaret style.  The shows are presented script-in-hand, with minimal staging. No sets, no props (free from the usual trappings of a fully staged production). The ninth season includes: On A Clear Day You Can See Forever (Oct 19-20, 2018), Promises, Promises (Feb. 15-16, 2019), and Wildcat (April 12-13, 2019)
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018
The Lost Treasures Collection, a series of rarely performed musical gems, is back for a ninth season at Lakewood Theatre Company on its Side Door Stage. This year three musicals featuring the theme "Hey, Look Us Over," will be presented in a concert/cabaret style.  The shows are presented script-in-hand, with minimal staging. No sets, no props (free from the usual trappings of a fully staged production). The ninth season includes: On A Clear Day You Can See Forever (Oct 19-20, 2018), Promises, Promises (Feb. 15-16, 2019), and Wildcat (April 12-13, 2019)
by TV News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
In a tip of the Wildcat hat to fans of 'High School Musical,' three television networks a?" ABC, Disney Channel and Freeform a?" will present the first episode of 'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series' for one night only, FRIDAY, NOV. 8 (8:00 p.m. EST), in advance of the series' bow on the highly anticipated streaming service, Disney+ (launching Tuesday, Nov. 12).
by Student Blogger: Sammi Tapper - Oct 1, 2020
As I read some more about it, I learned there would be a live-aired Passover Seder featuring some of my favorite performers including Ben Platt, Indian Menzel, and Northwestern alum Adam Kantor. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2018
Rounding out the year on a high note, Philadelphia's RunHideFight is releasing their debut 7” record and playing a couple of release shows to boot. Today, PureGrainAudiopremieres the A-Side “He's A Jerk,” a classic crunchy garage-rock track leaving no room for interpretation - kicking things off with a Joan Jett-meets-wildcat-in-a-dark-alley shriek cultivated through equal parts “joyful love of punk rock” and “frustration at the chaotic state of the world.”
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018
Harvey Granat closes out 2018 with events on composers Cy Coleman and Harry Warren, featuring special guest performers and speakers.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
Seattle Center Winterfest Student Showcases, Nov. 30-Dec. 22, endure as a beloved tradition alongside the professional Winterfest entertainment on Seattle Center Armory Mainstage. The 100+ showcases enliven the Seattle Center Armory Food & Event Hall while offering public and private school groups the opportunity to share their artistic accomplishments with family, friends and the public. All performances are free of charge and present seasonal music, along with a varied selection of works for choral, dance and instrumental ensemble.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019
Reuniting the whole team behind last year's hugely successful How To Catch a Krampus, Sink The Pink and Ginger Johnson return to Pleasance Islington for five-weeks of queer, campy, Christmas fun all set to an out- of-this-world live score.
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2018
A spectacle like no other awaits millions as the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®, America's favorite tradition, kicks-off the holiday season. The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is the nation's biggest and most anticipated holiday celebration. Millions of families will tune in to watch the excitement unfold on Thursday, Nov. 22 as Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Al Roker of NBC's 'Today' host the broadcast from 9 a.m.-noon in all time zones.
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Kick off a brand new week by catching up on the latest Broadway news!
by Maria Nockin - May 5, 2019
On May 4, 2019, Los Angeles Opera presented a colorful, opulent production of Manuel Penella's opera EL GATO MONTES (THE WILDCAT) at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Starring in the cast were Placido Domingo as Juanillo, El Gato, with Ana Maria Martinez as Solea and Arturo Chacon-Cruz as Raphael, El Macareno. Needless to say the house was packed. 
by - May 4, 2019
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/4/2019.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019
The Utah Symphony today announced the lineup for the 2019 summer community concert series in Salt Lake City and surrounding areas, several of which feature outdoor venues and free performances. The schedule includes orchestra performances in Layton on June 17, Gallivan Center on Monday June 24, Thanksgiving Point on June 26, Taylorsville Dayzz on June 27, Utah Cultural Celebration Center on July 1, Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre on July 2, and Snowbasin on July 3. The final summer concert is in commemoration of Zion National Park's 100th anniversary, with a special performance of the orchestra with Sting on Aug. 31, 2019. No tickets are required for the Gallivan Center and Utah Cultural Celebration Center performances, which are free to the public. Tickets for the other performances are on sale now with ticketing information available at www.utahsymphony.org.
by Sarah Hookey - May 16, 2019
On Wednesday May 29, 2019 at 8pm, Carnegie Hall will host both the University of Kentucky's Symphony Orchestra and Wind Symphony in honor of the 100th anniversary of the School of Music at the University of Kentucky.
by Xandra Harbet - Mar 8, 2019
Representation? Nostalgia? Killer vocals? Wildcats? Feinstein's/54 Below had it all in '54 Sings the High School Musical Trilogy.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2020
Need something new to listen to or read? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases!
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2020
Stage and screen legend Hal Linden recently appeared on Showbiz Nation Live! at Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood.
by Peter Nason - Jun 19, 2018
It's an energetic good time featuring some of our area's finest young talent.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019
Following last year's smash hit production of The Secret Garden, York Theatre Royal takes a fresh look at another children's classic in this summer's family show, Arthur Ransome's Swallows & Amazons, from 26 July to 24 August.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2019
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that composer and orchestrator Sid Ramin, best known for his work on West Side Story, has died, according to The New York Times. Ramin was 100 years old.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
Following last year's smash hit production of The Secret Garden, York Theatre Royal takes a fresh look at another children's classic in this summer's family show, Arthur Ransome's Swallows & Amazons, from 26 July to 24 August.
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2018
Neon Gold Records celebrates their 10th Anniversary as a label this September, bringing together an all star lineup culled from their family tree of award-winning artists in New York City on September 29th. Held across two stages at The Knockdown Center (off of the L train Jefferson stop), the celebration will feature live performances from Neon Gold artists The Knocks, Marina, Matt Maeson, Alex Winston, Your Smith, and many more still to be announced. Tickets start at $50, with VIP tickets priced at $120. More information available HERE.
by Maria Nockin - Jan 8, 2019
Los Angeles Opera and Pacific Opera Projects have a number of interesting offerings for late winter and spring of 2019. LA Opera presents performances of the classic film, THE LOSER, on February 22 and 23, 2019, at The Theatre in the Ace Hotel. It will feature the West Coast premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang's compelling new score.
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2019
Luke Wilson has joined the DC Universe series Stargirl, according to Deadline. Wilson is set to portray mechanic-turned-superhero Pat Dugan, who pilots Stripe, a hulking 15-foot robot of his own invention.
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
On Febraury 7, Kid Nobody will release their debut EP discretion. (pre-order). Today the band have revealed 'ready or not' the latest single to be lifted from the forthcoming EP. The track premiered today at Atwood Magazine and will be available on all digital streaming services this Friday. About the song Atwood Magazine says ''ready or not' is the kind of song that grows and grows, reaching its apex not once a minute through the chorus, but at the very end through some  melodic resolution that ties the whole four-minute experience together in a tight, cathartic knot. In this instance, such relief comes from the increasingly hot repetition, “ready or not, here we come” – a mantra capturing not only the heat of the moment, but also the ambitions of a band on the rise.' Singer Michael Wilson explains, “It's hard for me not to love the lyrics and poetic nature of this song. I wrote 'ready or not' for my then girlfriend (now wife). Our first few dates ended with us driving the canyons in the Santa Monica Mountains. There was just something so simple and pure about hitting the road with someone and having this shared anticipation, tension even, and then that being met with fading city lights, a dark open road, and just heading for an unknown horizon — it was thrilling and unexpected.”
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
The Royal Lyceum Theatre Company, with Citizens Theatre and DOT Theatre Istanbul, will present a brand new adaptation of Brecht's classic master and servant comedy Mrs Puntila and her Man Matti by award-winning writer Denise Mina and directed by DOT Theatre's Murat Daltaban, who returns to the Lyceum Theatre to direct, following the celebrated Zinnie Harris adaptation of Rhinoceros in 2018.
by TV News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Jeremiah Johnson, acclaimed St. Louis blues rocker, is readying the release of his sophomore set Heaven's to Betsy, due out via Ruf Records on February 14th. The St. Louis bandleader is a beacon of time-honored songcraft, writing on acoustic guitar, digging deep for raw lyrics and insisting on studio production that bottles the sweat of his shows. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2021
The award-winning poet and writer, Jackie Kay has been appointed to the board of directors of the Citizens Theatre.
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.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019
Today, Carole Shorenstein Hays and Sonia Friedman Productions with Tom Kirdahy announced the additional casting for the West Coast Premiere of the Good Chance Theatre, National Theatre and Young Vic production of THE JUNGLE by Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson at San Francisco's Curran. Set in Europe's largest unofficial refugee camp in Calais, France, the Jungle became a temporary home for more than 10,000 people in 2015. Under the direction of Stephen Daldry and Justin Martin, the limited engagement begins Tuesday March 26, 2019 and will run through Sunday, May 19, 2019. Opening night is Thursday, April 4, 2019. Tickets for THE JUNGLE are $25-$165 and are available now at SFCURRAN.com/jungle. $25 day-of rush tickets to THE JUNGLE will be made available through a partnership with TODAY TIX.
by Michael T. Mooney - Feb 24, 2019
Had Lucy's family stayed in Trenton, history might have been very different, but the Garden State stayed peripherally involved the Queen of Comedy's life and work.
by Julie Musbach - Feb 14, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara, begins preview performances today. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by Herbert Paine - Dec 4, 2019
Carlotta Summers's short film, TRUTH INCORPORATED, is necessary viewing ~ a poignant and compelling tribute to freedom of the press and to resistance in the face of efforts to undermine and suppress that freedom. Directed by Gabriel Barreto and produced by Ms. Summers, this powerful and compelling 8-minute film is an invitation into imagining the frighteningly possible and an implicit warning to beware of those who peddle distrust of a free press.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
How does a musical based on a book go from a dream to reality? 92Y presents Tony Award-winning producer Daryl Roth, and authors Jodi Picoult and Steve Kluger in an illuminating panel moderated by Gordon Cox.
by Mary Lincer - Dec 15, 2019
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2019
Nearly 14 years after the debut of Disney Channel's massively popular sensation 'High School Musical,' the beloved movie and its newest extension, the critically acclaimed, 'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series' for Disney+, are the subject of a special telecast, 'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: The Special,' to be presented beginning SATURDAY, DEC. 14, on ABC owned television stations and FRIDAY, DEC. 20, on Disney+.
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
Los Angeles-based band Kid Nobody have shared their holiday single 'Christmas 4/4.' The song is available to share at Soundcloud and will be on digital streaming services this Friday to add to your favorite holiday playlists. About the song Kid Nobody's Jesse Carmichael says, 'This is a very reimagined version of 'The Christmas Waltz' which was made popular by Frank Sinatra (written by Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne). It's a lyrics-only cover with all original music, melodies, arrangement and production. It's called “christmas 4/4” because we un-waltzed it (straightened it out into four quarter time instead of three quarter) and made it about as sexy as a christmas song is gonna get. We recorded the whole thing on a writing retreat in Big Bear in late September/early October (we highly recommend staying with our friends at Noon Lodge up there). It was actually a little cold (compared to still being 90 in LA) so it felt right to work on a holiday song.'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019
Reuniting the whole team behind last year's hugely successful How To Catch a Krampus, Sink The Pink and Ginger Johnson return to Pleasance Islington for five-weeks of queer, campy, Christmas fun all set to an out-of-this-world live score.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2018
Get ready to Bop to the Top with your favorite Broadway stars at 54 Sings The High School Musical Trilogy on November 3, 2018 at 11:30pm at Feinstein's/54 Below.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019
Critically-acclaimed musical theater singer and comedic cabaret artist  Maureen McVerry presents her New Solo Cabaret Show,
by - Apr 27, 2019
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/27/2019.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019
Plácido Domingo, LA Opera's Eli and Edythe Broad General Director, has announced final details about the company's upcoming presentation of Manuel Penella's El Gato Montés: The Wildcat, an opera brimming with the exuberance of zarzuela, the popular Spanish form of musical theater.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019
THE WILDCAT is coming to Norway at La Opera from May 4 to 19, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
The Daily Wildcat has reported that the students and faculty of the University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film & Television have responded to the need for face masks and have begun making them for health health workers across Tucson.a??a??a??a??a??a??a?? 
by - Apr 1, 2020
Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for April, 2020.