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Ambassador Theatre, Tickets 215 West 49th Street between Broadway and 8th Avenue; "Chicago" previously played at the Shubert Theatre until January 26th 2003. $20-$90. Tue-Sat 8 PM; Wed & Sat 2 PM; Sun 2 PM. 2 hrs 15 min. One intermission. A Fred Ebb, John Kander, Bob Fosse Production; A chorus girl murders her lover. Director: Walter Bobbie. Choreographer: Ann Reinking. Based upon the play of the same name by Maurine Dallas Watkins. Music: John Kander. Lyrics: Fred Ebb.
Drowning Crow Previews January 29th; Opens February 19th 2004
Biltmore Theatre, Tickets 261 West 47th Street between Broadway and 8th Avenue. $51-$81; Tue - Sat 8 PM; Wed, Sat, Sun 2 PM; Emmy Award winner Alfre Woodard makes her Broadway debut in "Drowning Crow" by Regina Taylor. Based on Chekhov's "The Seagull", the story takes place on the Gullah Islands off the coast of modern-day South Carolina. A family of African-American artists come together for a few days. Alfre Woodard is the matriarch, Anthony Mackie will be playing her son. Artistic Director: Lynne Meadow; Director: Marion McClinton.
Enchanted April Opened April 29th 2003; Closed August 31st 2003
Belasco Theatre, Tickets 111 West 44th Street between Broadway and 6th Avenue. $45-$80; Tue 7 PM; Wed-Sat 8 PM; Wed, Sat 2 PM; Sun 3 PM; Featuring Jane Adams, Elizabeth Ashley, Jayne Atkinson, Michael Cumpsty, Daniel Gerroll, Dagmara Dominczyk, and Patricia Connolly. "Enchanted April" is a new play by Mathew Barber based upon the novel of the same name by Elizabeth von Arnim. Set in 1922 Italy and England. The play is about 4 unhappy British women on an Italian coastal holiday. Directed: Michael Wilson; Setting: Tony Straiges; Costumes: Jess Goldstein; Lighting: Rui Rita; Sound: John Gromada.
Fiddler on the Roof DATES TBA
A revival of the 1964 musical based on the stories of Shalom Aleichem; Book: Joseph Stein; Music: Jerry Bock; Lyrics: Sheldon Harnick; Director: David Leveaux; Featuring Alfred Molina as "Tevye". Setting: David Rockwell; "Fiddler on the Roof" originally opened September 22nd 1964 at the Imperial Theater under Harold Prince, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins, with Zero Mostel heading the cast.
Forbidden Broadway Opened February 25th 1982
Douglas Fairbanks Theatre, Tickets 432 West 42nd Street between Dyer and 10th Avenue. $50-$60; Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat, 8:15 PM; Wed, Sat 2:30 PM; Sun 3:30, 7:30 PM; 1 hour 45 minutes; One Intermission; A hilarious musical comedy that pokes fun of the most notorious Broadway shows and the most famous personalities. A must see! Director: Gerard Alessandrini; Co-Director/Choreographer: Philip George; Producers: FBNY L.P.
Golda's Balcony Previews October 4th; Opens October 15th 2003
Helen Hayes Theatre, Tickets 240 West 44th Street between Broadway and 8th Avenue; $46-$76; Tue-Fri 8 PM, Sat 8:30 PM; Matinees are Wed 3 PM, Sat 5 PM, Sun 3 PM; 80 Minutes - No Intermission; Best for children over 8. Starring Tovah Feldshuh as Golda Meir. "Golda's Balcony" is the New York Premiere of William Gibson's one-women portrait of Israel's former Prime Minister. Born in Kiev in 1898, Golda Meir was the world's third female Prime Minister. She became Israel's Prime Minister in 1969, after a lifetime of works in the Histradut Trade Union, the Jewish Agency, as Israel's Ambassador to the Soviet Union, a member of the Knesset, Israel's Foreign Minister, and as Secretary General of the newly formed Labor Party. Costumes: Jess Goldstein; Lighting: Howell Binkley; Sound: Mark Bennett; Director: Scott Schwartz; Settings: Anna Louizos; "Golda's Balcony" originally opened March 3rd 2003 at the Manhattan Ensemble Theater.
Gypsy Opened May 1st 2003
Shubert Theatre, Tickets 225 W. 44th St. Between Broadway & 8th Ave; $60-$100; Mon-Sat 8 PM; Wed, Sat 2 PM; ~ 3 Hours; One 15 minute Intermission; Bernadette Peters as "Rose" in "Gypsy" will be brought to you by RJK Productions/Ron Kastner in this revival of the 1959 Musical based upon the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee. With Tammy Blanchard as "Gypsy", and Kate Reinders as "Dainty June"; The book, by Arthur Laurents. Music: Jule Styne; Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim; "Gypsy" is directed by Sam Mendes with Jerry Mitchell as the Choreographer (based upon original choreography by Jerome Robbins); Settings and Costumes: Anthony Ward; Lighting: Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer; Sound by Acme Sound Partners. Musical Supervisor: Patrick Vaccariello; Musical Director: Marvin Laird; Featuring the Sid Ramin and Robert Ginzler Orchestra. "Gypsy" originally opened at the Broadway Theatre on May 21st 1959. Ethel Merman headed that cast including Jack Klugman, Sandra Church, Lane Bradbury, and Maria Karnilova under the direction of Jerome Robbins.
Hairspray Opened August 15th 2002
Neil Simon Theatre, 250 West 52nd Street between Broadway and 8th Avenue; 212-307-4100; $60-$100; Mon-Sat 8 PM; Wed, Sat 2 PM; 2 hours 45 minutes; One Intermission; Hairspray is a new musical based on the New Line Cinema film (1988) written and directed by John Waters. The book is by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan. Music by Marc Shaiman. Lyrics by Scott Whitman and Marc Shaiman. Marissa Jaret Winokur and Harvey Fierstein star in Hairspray which is choreographed by Jerry Mitchell ("The Full Monty"). It is under the direction of Jack O'Brien ("The Full Monty") and the costumes are by William Ivey Long. Also featuring, Dick Latessa, Laura Bell Bundy, Linda Hart, Mathew Morrison, Clark Thorell, Corey Reynolds, Kerry Butler, Mary Bond Davis, and Danelle Wilson.
Henry IV Previews October 28th 2003; Opens November 20th 2003
Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Tickets 150 West 65th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue; Lincoln Center Theatre presents William Shakespeare's "Henry IV Parts I & II" in this new adaptation by Dakin Mathews. Director: Jack O'Brien; Featuring Billy Crudup, Richard Easton (title role), Ethan Hawke, Dana Ivey, Kevin Kline, and Audra McDonald. Settings: Ralph Funicello; Costumes: Jess Goldstein; Lighting: Brian MacDevitt; Music and Sound: Mark Bennett.
I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change Opened August 1st 1996
Westside Theatre, Tickets 407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenue. $50-$75; Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat 8 PM; Sun 7:30 PM; Wed, Sat 2:30 PM; Sun 3 PM; One Intermission; A 2 hour musical comedy about male/female relationships including dating, friendship, love, and marriage. Featuring Sean Arbuckle, Marissa Burgoyne, Jordan Leeds, and Janet Metz. Music: Jimmy Roberts; Director: Joel Bishoff; Producer: Jonathan Pollard; Book and Lyrics: Joe DiPietro.
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