Each Spring, Broadway Workshop along with Project Broadway present a lavish full scale Main Stage musical theatre production. We are proud to announce our 2018 Main Stage Production – SWEET CHARITY
Book by Neil Simon
Music by Cy Coleman Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Based on an original screenplay by Federico Fellini,
Tullio Pinelli and Ennio Flaiano
Musical Direction by Luke Williams
Choreographed by Casey Leigh Thompson
Directed by Marc Tumminelli
SWEET CHARITY explores the turbulent love life of Charity Hope Valentine, a hopelessly romantic but comically unfortunate dance hall hostess in New York City. With a tuneful, groovy, mid-1960s score by Cy Coleman, sparkling lyrics by Dorothy Fields, and a hilarious book by Neil Simon, SWEET CHARITY captures the all the energy, humor, and heartbreak of Life in the Big City for an unfortunate but irrepressible optimist. Musical numbers include: “Big Spender,” “If My Friends Could See Me Now,” “There’s Gotta Be Something Better Than This,” “I’m a Brass Band” and “Baby, Dream Your Dream.” The Broadway Workshop production of SWEET CHARITY will mark the first NYC staging of this iconic musical since last seasons acclaimed Off-Broadway production starring Sutton Foster. Please be aware Sweet Charity deals with adult themes.
Performances will take place June 1-3 at the Off-Broadway theatre venue – The Baruch Performing Arts Center – Nagelberg Theatre – 55 Lexington Ave – NYC.
Ticket information will be added here soon!
More Main Stage Info:
The Main Stage production is geared towards high school and college students ages 13-21. Over the past 10 years Broadway Workshop has produced some of the highest quality youth theatre available and has been part of the pilots of serval major musicals – Click here to see photos from our past productions. Our Main Stage and Junior Main Stage productions take place at an Off Broadway Theatre venue in manhattan and utilities the highest level directors, choreographers, lighting designers, set designers, costume designers and sound designers working in New York City. The Main Stage production will have two casts of student actors. All Broadway Workshop’s productions are co-produced by PROJECT BROADWAY a 501(c)3 non-profit program dedicated to providing scholarship opportunities for students interested in theatre arts. The Main Stage is a tuition based program, students cast in this program pay a $625 registration fee. Full and partial scholarships are available for students who qualify through Project Broadway.
Past Main Stage Productions:
2017 – Pippin
2016 – Cabaret
2015 – Bring It On
2014 – Carrie
2013 – Xanadu
2012 – Legally Blonde
2011 – The Secret Garden (Pilot)
2010 – The Little Mermaid Jr. (Pilot)