New Production of 42ND STREET Earns Raves

42ND STREET, the ultimate showbiz musical, perfectly captures the flavor and spirit of the 1930s with a timeless score by Harry Warren and Al Dubin and a hard-as-nails book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble. But a new production at Drury Lane Theatre, just outside Chicago, is expanding the show’s scope and wowing the critics. Directed by Michael Heitzman and choreographed by Jared Grimes, this 42ND STREET features jazz-funk orchestrations, a diverse cast, and contemporary “Hooferz Style” tap dancing. Audiences and critics are loving it. Check out what the reviewers had to say!
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HELLO, DOLLY! – Hilarious and Achingly Bittersweet

HELLO, DOLLY! is a rollicking musical comedy. Tunefully adapted from Thornton Wilder’s kinetic farce The Matchmaker, the show is a delightful romp through nineteenth century New York. So why, last night, did I watch most of the first act with a lump in my throat? Why, before we even reached the intermission, were my friend and I both reduced to tears? There is something intangibly lovely, bittersweet, and deeply moving about HELLO, DOLLY! Read More

42ND STREET Gets The Royal Treatment in UK Production

The UK is abuzz with Tams-Witmark shows! With critically-acclaimed productions of FUNNY GIRL, DREAMGIRLS and THE LIFE currently thrilling UK audiences, 42ND STREET opened last night at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. The show’s opening night was a fundraiser for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospice (EACH), hosted by The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, and audiences … Read More

London Debut of THE LIFE is a Hit!

THE LIFE, Cy Coleman’s hit musical from 1997, made its London debut last night in a new production at The Southwark Playhouse. Despite Southwark’s tiny stage, the show is making a huge impact. Here’s what the critics are saying:

Jonathan Baz, Jonathan Baz Reviews: ★★★★★ Scorchingly unmissable, THE LIFE is one of the finest shows in town!

Mark Shenton, The Stage: ★★★★ It’s a thrusting, strutting show, gritty, dark and edgy… Coleman adorns it with one of his most scintillating jazz-based scores… Read More