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Wonderful Town - 1953 - Broadway

Based upon the play My Sister Eileen by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov and the stories by Ruth McKenney

Connie Fisher, star of The Sound of Music and winner of the BBC's How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria, returns to Birmingham Hippodrome in the multi award-winning musical comedy, Wonderful Town.



Featuring a superb score by legendary American composer Leonard Bernstein (West Side Story), the show has received countless awards since its premiere in 1953 including the prestigious Tony Award for Best Musical.

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Winter Garden Theatre

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Drury Lane
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced its fall schedule of classes and workshops are now open for registration. Classes will be held online via Zoom or in-person in outdoor and social-distanced settings, and vary from on-camera acting workshops, to musical theater reading clubs, to performances of Shakespeare. For additional information, contact Director of Education Allen O'Reilly at [email protected]
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2020
MONDAYS For BIDEN, a group conceived by Broadway's Jeffrey 'Shecky' Schecter, has announced their virtual fundraising event 'DANCING For DEMOCRACY' on Monday October 5th at 9:00pm EST. The group was created to provide a virtual place for busy artists, humanitarians, parents and all who want to help JOE BIDEN become our next US President.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020
MONDAYS For BIDEN, a group conceived by Broadway's Jeffrey 'Shecky' Schecter, announces their virtual fundraising event 'DANCING For DEMOCRACY' on Monday October 5th at 9:00pm EST.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce two online workshops, Acting For The Camera with Don Stephenson and Musical Theater Club: Reading Ragtime! with Marcia Milgrom Dodge are open for registration.
by Jim Munson - Sep 22, 2020
42nd Street Moon, San Franciscoa??s venerable theatre company dedicated to celebrating and preserving the art of the American musical, is about to launch a paid virtual subscription series called MoonBeams. Consisting of five very different and highly entertaining shows, the series will run from September 28th to November 26th, 2020. Highlights include Michael Patrick Gaffneya??s funny and touching The Oldest Living Cater Waiter, Moona??s popular Broadway Flipped evening where favorite Moon performers get the chance to sing songs from roles they would otherwise never get the chance to play, and a final show to kick off the holiday season, Home (literally) for the Holidays. Subscriptions, single stream tickets and additional information are available at www.42ndstmoon.org/moonbeams. BroadwayWorld catches up with Daniel Thomas, who shares Executive Director duties at Moon with Daren A.C. Carollo, to learn a more about the series and check in on how he and Moon are weathering the myriad difficulties that seem to be hitting us without end in 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020
KAREN MASON - the acclaimed Broadway star and concert artist - will present a special online video broadcast of her acclaimed show 'Mason at Mama's in March,' recorded at the legendary New York nightclub Don't Tell Mama in 2015.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2020
The JOCUNDA MUSIC, FILM & THEATRE FESTIVAL Presents an ENCORE Virtual Play Reading of GREENWOOD by Coolidge Harris, Jr. and Directed by Van Dirk Fisher on Sunday, September 6th at 8PM EST.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
Deadline has reported that Laura Benanti will joining the cast of HBO Max's upcoming Gossip Girl sequel series. The cast includes Emily Alyn Lind, Tavi Gevinson, Whitney Peak, Eli Brown, Johnathan Fernandez, Jordan Alexander, Savannah Smith, Evan Mock, Jason Gotay, Thomas Doherty, Adam Chanler-Berat, Savannah Smith and Zion Moreno.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2020
Need a new Broadway diversion to get you through the day? Check back today at 5pm to watch as BroadwayWorld's Spencer Glass broadcasts a very special episode of It's The Day of the Show Y'all LIVE! Which little-known musical theatre treasure will he uncover? Today is all about Wonderful Town!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is announcing new dates for the online workshop Acting For The Camera with Don Stephenson, now open for registration. Sessions will now be held online via Zoom on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. starting October 13.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2020
Today (October 19) in live streaming: Jennifer Holliday celebrates her 60th birthday in concert, Keala Settle sings with Seth Rudetsky, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2020
The election is right around the corner, and Broadway is showing up to the party. Countless artists have already raised their voices to call for change and inspire people around to world to vote... and they aren't finished yet. Check out some of the most anticipated upcoming events that combine the Broadway stars you love with the most important issues on the moment.
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2020
Quentin Garzón has released his latest cover, of 'Feed Me (Git It)' from Little Shop of Horrors.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020
KAREN MASON will present a special online video broadcast of her acclaimed show 'Mason at Mama's in March,' recorded at Don't Tell Mama in 2015. The show will be available to stream on a strictly limited basis for three performance times only: Thursday, October 15 at 8:00 PM; Saturday, October 17 at 8:00 PM; and Sunday, October 18 at 3:00 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020
DANCING For DEMOCRACY has announced DANCE COMPETITION to benefit FLIP THE SENATE. Tony and Drama Desk Award-Winning Director and Choreographer Kathleen Marshall has come onboard as the Celebrity Judge for the Dance Competition.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020
Barrington Stage Company has announced the 2020 Associate Artists – lighting designer David Lander, director/choreographer Jeffrey Page and actress Alysha Umphress. The Associate Artists program’s honorees include choreographer Joshua Bergasse, director Joe Calarco, costume designer Jen Caprio, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2020
The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchin- Virtual Edition Podcast season five, episode twelve stars J. Elaine Marcos (Broadway: Annie, Gettin' the Band Back Together, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, A Chorus Line, The Wedding Singer, Sweet Charity, Wonderful Town, Flower Drum Song, Miss Saigon), and Rachel Buksbazen.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2020
TheatreZone will present “Bravo Broadway!” January 7-17 as the second event of its Showstopper Series. The professional cast of Bravo Broadway! includes Larry Alexander (star of The Boy From Oz), Carolina Ordonez (star of Wonderful Town), Adolpho Blaire (star of Tonya & Nancy), Whitney Winfield (star of Tonya & Nancy), and more.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2020
TheatreZone, a nonprofit, 501(c)3 professional theatre performing in-residence at the G&L Theatre on the Community School of Naples campus, will present “Merry Manilow” on December 11-13 as the first event of its Showstopper Series. 
by Nicholas Adler - May 23, 2020
'Let's go on with the show'! And what a show it's been thanks to the host with the most, Mr. Jim Caruso!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards will celebrate the life and legacy of American theater producer and director Harold 'Hal' Prince with the Drama Desk's newly established lifetime achievement honor.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020
TheaterWorksUSA has adapted to this current situation in a way that will benefit young audiences around the country now and for the future, with the creation and launch of TheaterWorksUSAcademy.
by Peter Nason - Mar 30, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list!
by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2020
Need a tune to get your through your self-quarantine? Broadway veteran Lauren Molina is here to save the day! Check out her original song, 'Stay-Put Sally,' featuring a guitar arrangement by Rob Morrison.
by Walter McBride - Mar 16, 2020
BroadwayWorld was saddened to report that Broadway veteran Merwin Foard recently passed away at 59 years old. Born September 16, 1960 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, Foard was last seen on Broadway in Aladdin as a standby for Jafar/Sultan.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020
92Y has announced new dates for for The Good Fight, Joe Iconis, and talks about Sondheim and Bernstein.
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 BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020
Broadway veteran Lance Roberts' guest this week is Two Time Tony Award winner, Donna Murphy. The conversation features Lance and his guest talking about THE MOMENT his guest got THE CALL to make their Broadway debut. This week is special since Lance And Donna have been friends since high school and started the dream together.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020
On Sunday, September 13, Opera Orlando fans are in for a special treat as executive director and acclaimed baritone Gabriel Preisser presents an exclusive concert of his personal opera and musical theater favorites in celebration of his recent Grammy win.
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 BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2020
Variety has reported that Laura Benanti has joined the cast of the Fox drama pilot a?oeBig Leap'. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) celebrates its 60th birthday on Saturday, February 8 at 8 pm with Broadway Inside Out, a thrilling evening of gender-swapped songs from Broadway musicals directed by Executive Artistic Director Marilyn Langbehn, with music direction by Sheela Ramesh, and choreography by Allison Paraiso-Silicani. Tickets for Broadway Inside Out are $50 each; all proceeds benefit CCCT's Main Stage and summer drama camp programming. To purchase or for more information visit www.ccct.org or call 510-524-9012.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Laura Benanti, renowned Broadway and TV performer, will perform at the Lesher Center for the Arts for one-night-only on Friday, March 27, 2020 (original performance date was January 31). She presents a one-woman production, Tales from Soprano Isle, marked with uproarious monologues, witty stories, and flawless soprano vocals from both classic Broadway productions as well as recognizable, modern tunes.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
A star-studded cast led by Tony-winner Walter Bobbie and Broadway and Hollywood star Brooke Shields are featured in a benefit reading of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's iconic comedy, a?oeThe Man Who Came to Dinnera?? directed by Marsha Mason for Bucks County Playhouse. Performances will be held at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope on Wednesday, February 5 at 7 pm, followed by a reading in New York at the WP Theater, 2162 Broadway at 76th Street, on Monday, February 10 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Laura Benanti, renowned Broadway and TV performer, will perform at the Lesher Center for the Arts for one-night-only on Friday, January 31, 2020. She presents a one-woman production, Tales from Soprano Isle, marked with uproarious monologues, witty stories, and flawless soprano vocals from both classic Broadway productions as well as recognizable, modern tunes.
by Kathy Strain - Jan 14, 2020
HELLO, DOLLY! has been entertaining audiences since it first hit Broadway in 1964 with Carol Channing as Dolly Gallagher Levi. As many productions and revivals ensued, the endearing qualities of this stellar show continue to sell-out. Currently on tour in North America, BWW caught up with actress Jane Brockman who plays Erestina as well as understudying Dolly.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) has announced the titles for the Company's upcoming 2020-2021 season. The 2020-2021 season will include A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (September 24 - October 11, 2020), MAME (December 3 - 20, 2020), THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS (February 11 - 29, 2021), A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING (April 15 - May 2, 2021), WONDERFUL TOWN (May 13 - June 13, 2021) and MY SISTER EILEEN (May 20 - June 13, 2021).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) has announced the titles for the Company's upcoming 2020-2021 season. The 2020-2021 season will include A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (September 24 - October 11, 2020), MAME (December 3 - 20, 2020), THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS (February 11 - 29, 2021), A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING (April 15 - May 2, 2021), WONDERFUL TOWN (May 13 - June 13, 2021) and MY SISTER EILEEN (May 20 - June 13, 2021).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
In her first cabaret show in 2020, Karen Mason will ring in her birthday on Monday, March 30 at Feinstein's/54 Below! It will be night of unforgettable music, stories, laughter, and joy, and perhaps a few surprisesa??..because you never know what will happen with this birthday girl!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
SPRING 2020: HITS THEATRE, located at 311 W 18TH STREET HOUSTON, TX 77008, has a Spring Semester packed with FEMALE EMPOWERMENT.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
The Los Angeles Philharmonic has announced its 99th summer season at the Hollywood Bowl, showcasing a roster of world-class artists ranging from classical and pops to jazz, rock, and world music. The season features the return of legendary Bowl favorites, celebrated artists and conductors making their Bowl debuts, and the premieres of new LA Phil-commissioned works.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
Henley Literary Festival is going online this autumn, with over 40 events for adults and children covering fiction, sport, entertainment, politics, history and more delivered right to wherever you are.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2020
Hosted by Ben Cameron, the NEXT ON STAGE: DANCE EDITION judges panel will include: Phil LaDuca, Asmeret Ghebremichael, Tyler Hanes, Sasha Hutchings, and Megan Sikora- plus more special guests judges to be announced soon!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020
The JOCUNDA MUSIC, FILM & THEATRE FESTIVAL will present a Virtual Play Reading of GREENWOOD by Coolidge Harris, Jr. and Directed by Van Dirk Fisher on Sunday, August 23rd at 8PM EST.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 9, 2020
Today's top stories: the Broadway shutdown has extended until June. This means that Beetlejuice has played its final performance.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2020
New York City Center is presenting the #EncoresArchives series! They will be posting daily highlights from their musical theater vault from Encores!, Encores! Off-Center, and Gala productions.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2020
BroadwayWorld Book Club is officially off and running! Or should we say, reading! The first BroadwayWorld Book Club selection is Jennifer Ashley Tepper's The Untold Stories of Broadway Volume 1. Tepper has just released the first volume of the book for free on Kindle!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2020
BroadwayWorld has already shared a list of songs to keep you inspired during these trying times, as well as exclusive daily content from some of your favorite Broadway stars. Now, we're bringing you some musical inspiration straight from the stars themselves! What are they listening to to stay sane? Find out below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020
Broadway veteran Jessica Lee Goldyn (Broadway/NY: A Chorus Line (Val/Cassie), Hello Dolly!, Finding Neverland, Tuck Everlasting, On The Town (Ivy Smith)) will bring her love for teaching and infectious energy to teach an all levels family jazz class for I Can Do That NYC on Saturday, April 25th at 12pm EST.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020
Join WGN-TV's a?oeAround Towna?? correspondent Ana Belaval and a star-studded line-up of more than 20 top Chicago stage performers for Chicago Offstage! Live at Home, a virtual streaming event debuting live on Season of Concern's new YouTube channel (https://tinyurl.com/soctube) on Sunday, April 19, at 6 p.m. CST.