Theatre Information

Palace Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
1564 Broadway
Based on the MGM film by Ring Lardner, Jr. and Michael Kanin


BWW Review: THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND Kander and Ebb Style for Reprise 2.0
by Ellen Dostal - Sep 7, 2018

Somewhere between its opening of SWEET CHARITY in late June and the end of July, Reprise 2.0 postponed its second scheduled production of its inaugural season, VICTOR/VICTORIA. In its place, the company has mounted a revival of Kander & Ebb's musical revue, THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND, and, while it isn't a rarely revived book musical, which has always been Reprise's focus in the past, it does contain a score derived from some of the best songs in the classic Kander & Ebb catalogue (think CHICAGO and CABARET). (more...)

THE PRODUCERS Comes To The Gem Theatre In Garden Grove
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

THE PRODUCERS opens on September 27 at Garden Grove's historic GEM THEATRE presented by the award-winning One More Productions - one of Southern California's leading musical theater companies. (more...)

Laura Osnes & Tony Yazbeck, Kate Baldwin, and More to Take the Stage at Feinstein's/54 Below in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Next month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Irish Arts Center Presents Winter Solstice At Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018

Irish Arts Center (IAC), the multidisciplinary center dedicated to bringing people of all backgrounds together through the excellence and dynamism of Irish arts and culture, this year creates a thrilling intersection of musical traditions from Ireland and the Gulf of Mexico for its annual Winter Solstice Celebration (December 14 at Symphony Space). The beloved holiday gathering is hosted by NEA award winner and "one of the most important Irish musicians to emerge from the folk revival of the 1970s" (Time Out) Mick Moloney (banjo, mandolin, vocals) and acclaimed fiddler Athena Tergis. (more...)

Pam Minick Extends Hosting Duties Into 15th Year For RFD's 'The American Rancher'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

The American Rancher, hosted by Pam Minick, is in its 14th year of broadcasting on RFD-TV. The series began in the fall of 2004 and brings audiences in touch with the people and places that make ranching an American lifestyle. Show episodes premiere each Monday night at 9:00 PM EST on RFD-TV and re-air again Tuesday at 1:00 AM EST and Sunday at Noon EST. (more...)

McKechnie, Lopez, & More Join WHAT I DID FOR LOVE: THE MUSIC & MEMORIES OF DON PIPPIN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

Tony Award winning maestro Don Pippin will celebrate his sixty plus years on Broadway with the intimate musical revue, WHAT I DID FOR LOVE: THE MUSIC & MEMORIES OF DON PIPPIN, at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, October 30th, 2018, at 7:00pm. (more...)

Karen Finley's GRABBING PUSSY/PARTS KNOWN to Premiere at La MaMa Call to Action Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

Motivated to speak out as midterm elections approach, artists and community members will unite for an immediate Call to Action weekend of performances, including the latest protest piece from legendary performance artist and activist, Karen Finley, in the Downstairs Theatre at La MaMa (66 E. 4 St. in NYC) in the East Village, from October 26 - Oct. 28, 2018. (more...)

Transformational Power Of Black Dance Explored In Cultiv8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

The creative work of Black women in dance - and the wide-ranging influence of the African diaspora - is being put firmly centre stage in a special day-long event as part of LEAP Dance Festival 2018. (more...)

Ariana Grande Named Billboard 'Woman of the Year'
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2018

Billboard, the leading destination for charts, news, trends and innovations in music, announces today it will honor Ariana Grande with its 2018 Woman of the Year award. The award-winning singer, songwriter, actress and activist will accept the honor at the 13 th annual Women in Music dinner and awards ceremony on December 6 in New York City. The highly-regarded event, held in conjunction with the release of Billboard's Women in Music issue, will also honor the most powerful female executives in the industry. (more...)

Will Reynolds & Eric Price Announced Winners of 14th Annual Fred Ebb Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

The Fred Ebb Foundation in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company will present the fourteenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Will Reynolds and Eric Price. The award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, will be presented by Alan Cumming on Monday, November 26th from 6-8pm at a by-invitation-only ceremony in the Penthouse Lounge of The American Airlines Theater. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Presents A New Year's Eve Tradition- Rita Rudner Starring In HER ABSOLUTELY, POSITIVELY, LAST SHOW OF 2018
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

Laguna Playhouse is thrilled to announce a hilarious way to start your New Year, its fifth annual New Year's Eve celebration performance of superstar comedienne Rita Rudner in RITA RUDNER: HER ABSOLUTELY POSITIVELY LAST SHOW OF 2018. RITA RUDNER: HER ABSOLUTELY POSITIVELY LAST SHOW OF 2018 will perform on Monday, December 31 at 7pm at Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

Stratford Festival's Anita Gaffney Named One Of Canada's Most Powerful Women
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2018

Executive Director Anita Gaffney has been named one of Canada's Most Powerful Women and will be honoured tonight at the Women's Executive Network (WXN) awards ceremony in Toronto, where she will receive the Top 100 Award in the BMO Arts, Sports & Entertainment category. (more...)

Taylor Swift Signs Exclusive Recording Deal with Universal Music Group
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

Taylor Swift, one of the music industry's most creatively and commercially successful artists in history, signed a global recording agreement with Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment. Under the multi-year agreement, UMG will serve as the exclusive worldwide recorded music partner for Swift and UMG's Republic Records will serve as her label partner in the U.S. (more...)

SZA, Kacey Musgraves & Hayley Kiyoko To Be Honored At Billboard's Women In Music Event
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

Billboard, the leading destination for charts, news, trends and innovations in music, announced today that it will honor SZA, Kacey Musgraves and Hayley Kiyoko at its 13th annual Women in Music event, held in conjunction with the release of the Women in Music issue, on December 6 in New York City. Soulful and candid singer-songwriter SZA will accept the Rule Breaker award, genre-bender Kacey Musgraves will collect the Innovator award, and pop singer-songwriter Hayley Kiyoko will receive the Rising Star award. Ariana Grande (Woman of the Year), Janelle Monáe (Trailblazer Award) and Cyndi Lauper (Icon Award) have already been announced as honorees at the star-studded event, which also honors the most powerful female executives in the industry. (more...)

EVITA Star to Headline Good Theater Broadway Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

Valerie Perri, who created the role of Eva Peron in the national tour of Evita will be the guest star for Good Theater's annual Broadway at Good Theater concerts December 5-9. Perri won the L.A. Drama Critics Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance in the classic Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice musical. She also performed the role at Maine State Music Theatre in 1985. (more...)

Cincinnati Opera's Patty Beggs To Retire In 2020
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Cincinnati Opera today announced news of a major transition to come in 2020: Patricia K. Beggs, The Harry Fath General Director and CEO, will retire at the close of the company's 100th anniversary season, after 35 years at the company. A national search for a new general director will begin immediately, to ensure a smooth transition. (more...)

Lele Pons To Headline 'From Youtube Star To Music Superstar' Panel At Billboard Latin Music Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Billboard is proud to announce today that multi-talented entertainer and digital superstar Lele Pons will take the stage as a panelist at this year's Billboard Latin Music Week. The Venezuelan-Italian-American artist will headline the 'From YouTube Star to Music Star' panel on Tuesday April 23 along with content creator and musician Rudy Mancuso. Pons and Mancuso join previously announced 2019 panelists Wisin & Yandel and Anuel AA, with additional headliners and panelists to be announced in the coming weeks for the leading Latin music industry event held at The Venetian in Las Vegas April 22-25. (more...)

Juan Luis Guerra Joins Billboard Latin Music Week For 'The Legend Q&A' Panel
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Billboard is proud to announce today that singer, songwriter and producer Juan Luis Guerra will take the stage as a special guest in a Q&A during this year's Billboard Latin Music Week. The internationally recognized star hailing from the Dominican Republic will headline the 'The Legend Q&A' session on Wednesday, April 24. Billboard's Latin Music Week will take place at The Venetian in Las Vegas April 22-25. (more...)

The Gateway Presents Kander and Ebb's CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Joe Masteroff's Tony-winning masterpiece, Cabaret, opens at The Gateway on August 3, (Previews begin August 1) featuring unforgettable songs like "Maybe This Time," "Two Ladies," "Don't Tell Mama," and the title song, "Cabaret." Ticket prices range from $59-$89 per show with Previews starting at $49. Student discounts and group rates are available.  For a complete list of show times, pricing and more information about the season, visit our website TheGateway.org, tickets on-line or through the box office at 631-286-1133. (more...)

HELLO,DOLLY! is Back Where it Belongs at The Gem Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

HELLO, DOLLY! opened on July 12 at Garden Grove's historic GEM THEATRE presented by the award-winning One More Productions - one of Southern California's leading musical theater companies. (more...)

New York Live Arts Presents OPEN SPECTRUM: BRILLIANT DARKNESS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

As part of its Open Spectrum series, New York Live Arts is hosting a discussion on mental health in the arts community. Moderated by Latina feminist mental health activist Dior Vargas, the panel will include multidisciplinary artist A'Driane Nieves aka addyeB, poet/artist/cultural worker Caits Meissner, writer/photojournalist Loubna Mrie, and professional ballerina/mental health advocate/singer Sydney Magruder Washington. The forum is curated by culture creator/marketing strategist Brian Tate. (more...)

1776 The Musical Comes To The Soraya Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the award-winning and revolutionary 1776 THE MUSICAL at the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts (The Soraya), February 8 through 10. 1776 THE MUSICAL, the Tony Award winner for Best Musical (1969) and has music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and book by Peter Stone. It is directed by Glenn Casale with musical direction by Jeff Rizzo. (more...)

Joanie Flatt To Receive 2019 Shelley Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

Arts advocate, philanthropist and longtime communications expert in the Valley Joanie Flatt has been named the 2019 Shelley Award Honoree. (more...)

LOVE LETTER TO NICK CAVE Announced At Auckland Arts Festival In March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

The Irish-French singer and storyteller-in-song Camille O'Sullivan will return to New Zealand as part of the 2019 Auckland Arts Festival in March with Cave, a new show devoted entirely to the music of Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds. (more...)

EVERYTHING'S COMING UP BERNADETTE! Multiple Tony Winner Bernadette Peters Lights Up The McCallum
by David Green - Jan 2, 2019

Throughout her illustrious career, Tony Award-winning actress Bernadette Peters has dazzled audiences and critics with her performances on stage and television, in concert, and on recordings. The McCallum Theatre presents Bernadette Peters, with Marvin Laird, Musical Director, on Thursday, January 24, at 8:00pm. (more...)

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Presents the Midwest Premiere of I WANNA F#!&ING TEAR YOU APART 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago's only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, presents the Midwest premiere of I Wanna F#!&ing Tear You Apart by Morgan Gould and directed by Jessica Fisch. I Wanna F#!&ing Tear You Apart runs February 15 - March 23, 2019 at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago.  The press opening is Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Tony Award-Winning 'Dolly' Bette Midler Mourns The Passing Of The Great Carol Channing
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Earlier today, BroadwayWorld was saddened to report the passing of the legendary Carol Channing. Channing died at 12:31am on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019, at home in Rancho Mirage, CA of natural causes. (more...)

The Legendary Carol Channing Dies at 97
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 15, 2019

BroadwayWorld is deeply saddened to report the passing of the legendary Carol Channing. Channing died at 12:31am on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019, at home in Rancho Mirage, CA of natural causes. (more...)

Porchlight Announces Cast And Crew Of Porchlight Revisits CAN CAN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre continues its "lost" musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits Can-Can, music and lyrics by Cole Porter and book by Abe Burrows with direction by Adrian Abel Azevedo, musical direction by Linda Madonia and choreography by Shanna VanDerwerker.  Porchlight Revisits Can-Can is presented for three performances-only Wednesday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, March 7 at 2 p.m. and  7:30 p.m. at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Two-show discounted subscriptions and single tickets for $37 are available at porchlightmusictheatre.org or by calling the Porchlight Music Theatre box office at 773.777.9884. (more...)

TITANIC Will Embark on European Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

Following the first ever UK & Ireland tour of Titanic The Musical in 2018, the production will return in 2019 for a European tour. After opening at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking on 11 July 2019, the production led by returning director Thom Southerland will tour across the continent until 1 September 2019. (more...)

Alicia Keys To Headline Dinner With the Stars At Stifel Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

Variety is pleased to announce that master of musical styles and platinum- selling performer Alicia Keys will headline Dinner with the Stars, Variety's pinnacle event to top off Variety Week! The dinner and concert will be held at Stifel Theatre on April 13, and, for the seventh time, will be underwritten by The Steward Family Foundation, Centene Charitable Foundation, and World Wide Technology so that all funds raised will go directly to local Variety Kids. Variety Week is the pillar fundraising and awareness campaign for the charity. (more...)

'Oscars Live on the Red Carpet,' The Official Oscar Pre-Show, Kicks Off Live at 3:30 p.m. PST/6:30 p.m. EST on ABC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019

“Oscars Live on the Red Carpet,” the official pre-show for the most glamorous show in Hollywood, will give viewers live access to the night's nominees, performers and presenters beginning at 3:30 p.m. PST/6:30 p.m. EST on The ABC Television Network. The red carpet festivities will be hosted by actress and television personality Maria Menounos, award-winning journalist Elaine Welteroth, supermodel Ashley Graham, and actor and singer Billy Porter. Menounos, Welteroth and Graham will interview the nominees, performers and attendees as they arrive, while Porter provides all the fashion and glamour commentary on Oscar Sunday. (more...)

LISTEN: Pink Drops New Single WALK ME HOME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

Variety reports that Pink released her new single “Walk Me Home,' written by Nate Reuss (lead singer of Fun.), Scott Harris and Pink. (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of 9 TO 5 at London's Savoy Theatre?
by Review Roundups - Feb 18, 2019

Last night, Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 the Musical officially opened at London's Savoy Theatre. (more...)

Artists Lounge Live And A.D. Players Present GET HAPPY: ANGELA INGERSOLL SINGS JUDY GARLAND
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

A.D. Players at The George and Artists Lounge Live are pleased to work together again after the success of A Bing Crosby Christmas and present to Houston audiences, Get Happy: Angela Ingersoll Sings Judy Garland , as seen on PBS, on Monday February 25 at 7:30p at The George Theater, 5420 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX, 77056. (more...)

Santa Barbara Symphony Welcomes Daniel Burnham, Sarah Chrisman & Janet Garufis To Board Of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

The Santa Barbara Symphony is honored to welcome Daniel Burnham, Sarah Chrisman and Janet Garufis, to the Board of Directors. The Symphony's Board works to support the organization's mission to enrich the community by creating powerful musical experiences performed with passion and excellence, and by providing indispensable music education and community engagement. (more...)

VIDEO: Tituss Burgess Honors Cyndi Lauper Singing 'Time After Time' at Billboard Women in Music
by Paul Smith - Dec 7, 2018

Tituss Burgess performed a rousing rendition of Cyndi Lauper's 'Time After Time' Thursday night at the Billboard's Women in Music event which took place at New York's Pier 36. Lauper received the Icon Award at the gala and Ariana Grande was honored as Billboard's Woman of the Year. (more...)

Billboard To Honor St. Beauty With American Express Impact Award At 13th Annual Billboard Women In Music Event
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

Billboard, the leading destination for charts, news, trends and innovations in music, and American Express announced today that Alex Belle and Isis Valentino of St. Beauty will receive theAmerican Express Impact Award at the 13th annual Women in Music event on December 6 in New York City. (more...)

Billboard Unveils 2018 Year-End Charts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Billboard unveiled its full list of year-end music charts for 2018 today, including Top Artist, Top New Artist, Hot 100 Songs and Billboard 200 Albums, featuring Drake, Taylor Swift, Cardi B, Ariana Grande, Camila Cabello and more. Canadian singer-rapper Drake ruled the charts this year, leading the year-end Top Artists ranking with the success of his Billboard 200-topping album Scorpion and its many hit singles on the weekly Billboard Hot 100 chart, including the No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 song of the year, 'God's Plan.' Drake is the first rap act to be the overall Top Artist of the year since 50 Cent in 2005, and just the third rap artist to ever lead the category, after 50 Cent and Nelly. (more...)

Ellie Goulding To Host Billboard Women In Music 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

Billboard, the leading destination for charts, news, trends and innovations in music, announced today that Grammy-nominated, platinum-selling singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding will host its 13th Annual Women in Music event on December 6 in New York City. For the first time, Billboard will present the Executives of the Year Award to four powerhouse females for their incredible leadership in the music industry: Danielle Aguirre, Executive VP/General Counsel for the National Music Publishers Association; Dina LaPolt, Founder/Owner of LaPolt Law, who serves as legal counsel to the Songwriters of North America; Jacqueline Charlesworth, of counsel, Covington & Burling; and Susan Genco, Co-President, Azoff MSG Entertainment. (more...)

Ariana Grande Cancels Las Vegas Concert Due To Health Issues
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2018

According to Entertainment Tonight, singer Ariana Grande has cancelled her upcoming concert this Saturday at Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. Grande shared the statement 'Vegas, I'm currently working through some health issues and am beyond sorry I won't be able to see you this weekend. I love you and so look forward to seeing u and making it up to u next year' via Instagram story. Read more about the news from ET here. (more...)

Ariana Grade Adds Additional Dates To Her European Leg of The Sweetener Tour
by TV News Desk - Dec 21, 2018

Due to overwhelming demand additional shows have been added in Birmingham and London for the U.K. leg of ARIANA GRANDE's The Sweetener World Tour as well as shows in Paris, Amsterdam, and Dublin. Tickets go on sale on Friday 21 December 2018 at 10am. (more...)

New York Live Arts Presents OPEN SPECTRUM: BRILLIANT DARKNESS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018

As part of its Open Spectrum series, New York Live Arts is hosting a discussion on mental health in the arts community. Moderated by Latina feminist mental health activist Dior Vargas, the panel will include multidisciplinary artist A'Driane Nieves aka addyeB, poet/artist/cultural worker Caits Meissner, writer/photojournalist Loubna Mrie, and professional ballerina/mental health advocate/singer Sydney Magruder Washington. The forum is curated by culture creator/marketing strategist Brian Tate. (more...)

BWW Review: AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY to Repeat December 19 at Rockwell
by Don Grigware - Dec 12, 2018

What a dazzling array of talent (pictured above)! Monday December 10 marked the 25th performance of An Evening of Classic Broadway at Rockwell Table and Stage. For those unfamiliar with this event that meets 5 or 6 times a year, it's a musical evening of Broadway tunes, both familar and lesser known, introduced by producers Dianne Fraser who also performs and accompanist Brad Ellis who serves as musical director and fun narrator par excellence. Joining them this time around are Domonique Paton, Ashley Fox Linton, Shannon Warne, Larry Poindexter, Michael Kastroff, Scoth Ellis Loring and the piece de resistance Queen of Los Angeles Cabaret Andrea Marcovicci. I say are instead of were because, due to popular demand, this particular show is having a second performance on Wednesday December 19 once again at Rockwell with most of the cast intact. (more...)

Trans Voices Cabaret Returns to The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

New York City's premier TGNC cabaret returns to The Duplex with their final show of 2018 on Saturday, December 29th at 9:30pm. The show is directed by Donnie Cianciotto, with Musical Direction by Anessa Marie. (more...)

Ariana Grande Announces New Dates for The Sweetener World Tour
by TV News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

Multiplatinum superstar ARIANA GRANDE expands her upcoming North American The Sweetener World Tour. Second arena shows have been added in major cities including Chicago, Philadelphia, New York, Miami, Los Angeles, and more due to overwhelming demand.  (more...)

BrightSide Theatre To Hold Annual Fundraiser 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

The BrightSide Theatre Board of Directors, Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak invite you to BrightSide Theatre's 2018 Annual Benefit on Saturday, October 13 from 7-10 pm at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 South Ellsworth Street, Naperville, IL  60540. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: New York's Palace Theatre- The Valhalla of Vaudeville
by Trav S. D. - Aug 10, 2018

Built in 1913 as the flagship for the big time vaudeville circuit run by E.F. Albee and Martin Beck, manager of the Western Vaudeville Managers Association, the Palace was the perfect showplace for the biggest of big time vaudeville during the last two decades of its existence. (more...)

Bebe Neuwirth, PRONOUN SHOWDOWN and More Take the Stage at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

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. (more...)

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