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On The Shows Must Go On, Brits Take the American Musical 42nd Street to the Next Level

The Shows Must Go On YouTube Channel has been an entertainment treasure for musical comedy fans this year. These full theatrical productions are available to watch for FREE every Friday, starting at 2 p.m. and playing for 48 hours, as a fundraiser for Acting for Others (U.K.), Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (U.S.), the Actors Benevolent… Read More ›

Caitlin Ehlinger (center) stars as Peggy Sawyer in 42nd Street (photo by Chris Bennion)

42nd Street at DPAC Enthralls with Its Massive Musical Numbers

First premiering in 1980, 42nd Street, a larger-than-life musical written by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, is now deemed a classic, and judging by DPAC’s presentation, directed by Bramble, it’s easy to see why. The fabulous, iconic musical numbers, the glittering costumes, the phenomenal set, and of course, the impressive choreography, featuring new additions by… Read More ›

Caitlin Ehlinger (center) sparkles as Peggy Sawyer in 42nd Street (photo by Chris Bennion)

42nd Street at DPAC Sparkles Like a 10-Carat Diamond!

Everyone loves a rags-to-riches story. When that story is 42nd Street: The Song-and-Dance Fable of Broadway, a tale of the lights of Broadway coming to light again after the worst depression this country has ever experienced, it earns the reputation of quintessential heartwarming musical. It also earned two 1981 Tony Awards® — for Best Musical… Read More ›

Caitlin Ehlinger (center) stars as Peggy Sawyer in 42nd Street (photo by Chris Bennion)

42nd Street: The Song-and-Dance Fable of Broadway Will Play at Durham Performing Arts Center May 3-8

Troika Entertainment’s 2015-16 Non-Equity National Tour of 1981 Best Musical Tony Award® winner and the ultimate backstage musical, 42nd Street: The Song-and-Dance Fable of Broadway, will roar into the Durham Performing Arts Center tonight for the first of eight exuberant performances, presented as part of DPAC‘s SunTrust Broadway Series. Originally directed and choreographed by the… Read More ›