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Wonderful Town - 1954 - US Tour Tickets, News, Info & More

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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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 6, 2022
The cast has been announced for A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical which will begin preview performances Wednesday, November 2 ahead of a Sunday, December 4 opening night at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 30, 2022
With no avaialble correspondent to cover an important cabaret event, Broadway World Cabaret turns to a friend for some help.
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 25, 2022
Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards® Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2022
On Tuesday, September 27th at 7:00 PM, an evening of music titled BERNSTEIN ON BROADWAY: A CELEBRATION will be presented at 54 Below, 254 West 54th Street, NYC 10019 to honor Leonard Bernstein, the renowned conductor, pianist, music educator, author, and genius composer of the Broadway musicals On The Town, Wonderful Town, Candide, West Side Story, and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2022
Following a successful presentation in LA, Grammy-award winner Edie Brickell’s new musical 38 MINUTES will receive an industry workshop on September 27 and 28 in New York City.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2022
1776 begins previews on Broadway tonight, Friday, September 16, ahead of its official opening on Thursday, October 6, 2022. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, January 8, 2023 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street).
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 16, 2022
After a two-year absence due to pandemic, performance artist and Broadway staffer, Mary Elizabeth Micari revives her acclaimed VOICES series of concerts spotlighting emerging artists in the musical field.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022
Skylight Music Theatre will stream Kate Baldwin’s Broadway Comes Home, a concert and documentary film, Friday, Sept. 9 through Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022, on Skylight’s website. Broadway Comes Home features footage from Baldwin’s intimate concert last year in front of a small, invited audience on the stage of Skylight’s Cabot Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2022
54 BELOW will present the return of KAREN MASON– in an encore performance of “30…AND COUNTING” , her critically acclaimed show honoring her three-decade collaboration with music director Christopher Denny. The concert will take place on November 1 and 2 at 7pm. 
by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2022
F Michael Haynie (Wicked, Frozen, Dogfight), is making their London debut at the famed UK Cabaret hotspot, Crazy Coqs!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 18, 2022
PrideArts’ holiday show will be the US Premiere of JACK OFF THE BEANSTALK written by Tom Whalley, arguably the leading panto artist of Great Britain. The show is recommended for ages 18 +. Press opening is Thursday, December 1 at 7:30 pm, following previews November 28-30.
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 16, 2022
Bloomingdale School of Music has announced its 2022/23 Faculty Concert Series at the David Greer Concert Hall, 323 West 108th Street, NYC. The upcoming season will feature rarely heard classical and jazz music for various instruments and voices performed by Bloomingdale's outstanding faculty and guest artists. Concerts will be presented in Bloomingdale's state-of-the-art concert hall and will spotlight music from around the world including Italy, Puerto Rico, Hungary, Russia, and our very own New York City.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 14, 2022
Bloomingdale School of Music announces its 2022/23 Faculty Concert Series at the David Greer Concert Hall, 323 West 108th Street, NYC.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 13, 2022
Final casting has been announced for the world premiere of 'LOVE GODDESS, the Rita Hayworth Musical' at The Cockpit, London from 18 November to 23 December.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 10, 2022
Kate Baldwin (Big Fish, Hello Dolly!) is currently performing the role of Dorothy Brock in 42nd Street at Goodspeed Opera House in Connecticut and sat down with Patrick Oliver Jones, her fellow co-star in the production and host of the award-winning Why I'll Never Make It podcast. Listen here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2022
Nancy Manocherian's the cell theatre (Artistic Director Kira Simring) has announced their 2023 season, featuring a year of full productions, art exhibitions, developmental workshops, and over 30 resident artists.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2022
Universal Music Group Theatrical in association with Tina Sinatra and Frank Sinatra Enterprises announced SINATRA THE MUSICAL, a new musical based on the life and career of the legendary artist Frank Sinatra.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2022
BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present the return of Karen Mason with her concert “Christmas! Christmas! Christmas!” on Monday, December 19 at 7:00 PM. Mason’s legendary holiday show features unique interpretations of old and new seasonal classics.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Nov 21, 2022
Little Known Facts is a weekly podcast hosted by stage and film actress Ilana Levine. This week's episode features Jennifer Westfeldt, who talks about her stage and screen career, current role in The Gett, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2022
A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical will begin preview performances tonight, November 2 ahead of a Sunday, December 4 opening night at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre. Meet the cast here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2022
Pasadena Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman announced the latest news for the theater’s upcoming six-month-long celebration of the works and impact of Stephen Sondheim January 26 through June 11, 2023. 
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2022
Some Like It Hot begins previews on Broadway tonight, November 1 at the Shubert Theatre. Meet the cast here!
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022
All new photos have been released of Bradley Cooper as Leonard Bernstein in the all new Netflix biopic, Maestro.
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022
Metromaniacs aren't people who are crazy about subways. They are people who are nuts about poetry, i.e. verse composed in meter. David Ives' play The Metromaniacs is an English language adaptation of a French farce from 1738, La Metromaie, and it is set in Paris in that year, a moment when there was a particular craze for poetry. Ives' play is performed in English, in rhyming couplets.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 28, 2022
Drury Lane Theatre announces the cast for its production of the empowering story of love and friendship, Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling, directed by Johanna McKenzie Miller. Due to demand, Steel Magnolias has been extended and now runs June 10 – August 7, 2022, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.
by Team BWW - May 26, 2022
New York City Center's Into the Woods is officialy moving to Broadway! BroadwayWorld has just learned that the musical will transfer to Broadway this summer, with first preview set for June 28th and an official opening night set for July 10th.
by Michael Major - Jun 3, 2022
Sarah Silverman will join the previously announced Cooper, Carey Mulligan, Matt Bomer and Maya Hawke in the cast. Cooper developed the new biopic together with Leonard Bernstein’s family. Maestro is Cooper's follow-up to his directorial debut, A Star is Born.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022
Lookingglass Theatre Company has announced its 35th Season! A partnership with one of this city’s leading Black theatre companies. A homegrown holiday hearth-warmer. Two original CHI-made works each featuring unconventional central characters. A twirl around five extraordinary homespun districts, and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2022
Wonderful Town is about meeting the city that never sleeps. For this energetic musical, we also serve excerpts from West Side Story and Candide  - and promise you a concert experience that radiates.  
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 2, 2022
New Village Arts (NVA), North County's cultural hub, returns for the second year in residence at the world-famous The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch from June 3 – August 14, 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 2, 2022
New Village Arts (NVA), North County's cultural hub, will produce a loving tribute to Leonard Bernstein's work as a composer. Conceived and arranged by Broadway conductor, music director and arranger Rob Fisher, Leonard Bernstein's New York features memorable songs from WEST SIDE STORY, ON THE TOWN, WONDERFUL TOWN, and many more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2022
The staged reading of Greenwood by Coolidge Harris II, the inaugural presentation of the TRU Diversity/Amplifying BIPOC Voices program initiative, will be followed by a 'dollars and sense' talkback discussion about the development of this new work. The reading will take place on Monday, July 25, 2022 at 7pm ET at The Actors’ Temple.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 2, 2022
Musicals at Richter (MAR), Connecticut's longest-running outdoor theater, will celebrate its 38th season with the beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2022
BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present the return of Karen Mason – honoring her three-decade collaboration with music director Christopher Denny in the new show “30… And Counting” – on Monday, August 8 at 7:00 PM.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2022
BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present the return of Karen Mason – honoring her three-decade collaboration with music director Christopher Denny in the new show“30… And Counting” – on Monday, August 8 at 7:00 PM.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022
The Beautiful City Project announces the cast of its August fundraising cabaret BALL NIGHT, with proceeds to benefit Special Olympics Illinois, an organization that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 12, 2022
The 10th Anniversary PROTOTYPE – OPERA | THEATRE | NOW season will resume January 5 - 15, 2023 after it was postponed due to the ongoing pandemic.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2022
Laura Benanti took to Instagram to share the birth of her second daughter, Louisa Georgia Benanti-Brown.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2022
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU), announces the launch of TRU Diversity: Amplifying BIPOC Voices, an initiative to highlight the works and explore the concerns of BIPOC theater artists, producers and administrators. The debut of the TRU Diversity program will feature a free reading of Greenwood, a relevant new play by TRU member Coolidge Harris II, set during the Tulsa Race Massacre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 11, 2022
The Sarah Siddons Society is celebrating its seventieth anniversary with the Siddons at Seventy Soirée, featuring special performances by past award honorees Kate Baldwin and Heidi Kettenring on Monday, July 25, 2022 at Davenport’s.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 8, 2022
Preludes with music, lyrics, book, and orchestrations by Dave Malloy and directed by Courtney O'Connor° and music direction by Dan Rodriguiez features incredible voices Lyric Stage audiences have grown to love joined by compelling new ones in a cast that shines. Dave Malloy's lush and exuberant compositions are interpreted by some of Boston's best musical theater performers in this musical gem that also features live on-stage Rachmaninov pieces played by Music Director, Dan Rodriguez.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2022
Bradstan Boutique Hotel at The Eldred Preserve will present the return of Karen Mason for her legendary Christmas show on December 11 at 8pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2022
The Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Tony Award-winning triumph, “Into the Woods,” will play a series of exclusive engagements across the U.S. in 2023, including Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 5, 2022
OBSESSED, The Story of Diane Warren...so far, a new musical based on the incredible life of one of the most famous and successful songwriters of all time, is in development.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2022
The creative team adapting F. Scott Fitzgerald’s landmark novel The Great Gatsby into a Broadway-bound stage musical has been announced. It will feature music & lyrics by Tony Award nominees Nathan Tysen & Jason Howland, and a book by Jonathan Larson Grant winner Kait Kerrigan, helmed by award-winning director Marc Bruni.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2022
Casting has been announced for the UK and Ireland tour of Bartlett Sher's critically acclaimed and multi award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's much loved MY FAIR LADY, which comes to Birmingham Hippodrome from Wednesday 8 March – Sunday 26 March 2023.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022
Wonderful Town is about meeting the city that never sleeps. For this energetic musical, we also serve excerpts from West Side Story and Candide  - and promise you a concert experience that radiates.  
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022
Guildford Fringe Theatre Company and Guildford Fringe Festival have appointed Charlotte Wyschna as their new Managing Director, as of 15 August 2022. Charlotte takes over from Nick Wyschna, the founder of Guildford Fringe, who will now focus on the couple's latest venture, The Fallen Angel cabaret bar in Guildford, alongside other projects. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022
Singer/actress Karen Mason returned to the Birdland stage with her newest show, 30…and Counting on Monday, August 8, and photographer Kevin Alvey was there to capture the excitement. Check out the photos here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 1, 2022
Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston announced the cast for Pippin, the 2nd and final production in the company’s Summer 2022 season. Running from August 5-13, 2022 at the Robinson Theatre.