The Satisfaction of South Pacific

The Satisfaction of South Pacific

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific has stood the test of time. Not only has it continued to fill theaters and attract a crowd seventy years later, but it has also remained an absolute delight, filled with music that leaves guests humming its tunes for days.  The story behind South Pacific is captivating. Based on theContinue reading →

South Pacific Pulitzer for Drama Proves Things Are Better Left Unsaid

South Pacific Pulitzer for Drama Proves Things Are Better Left Unsaid

South Pacific Pulitzer for Drama Proves Things Are Better Left Unsaid   Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific was the second play to ever receive a Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Taking home the coveted treasure in 1950, the Pulitzer committee defined South Pacific as “an original American play, performed in New York, which shall best representContinue reading →

Broadway Utica Invites You to Dive Into the World Behind Hairspray

Broadway Utica Invites You to Dive Into the World Behind Hairspray

Broadway Utica Invites You to Dive Into the World Behind Hairspray It’s almost time to tease up your hair, loosen your hips, and let the aerosol fly as Broadway Utica’s Hairspray arrives at the Stanley Theatre for its two-night premiere on April 26th & 27th. With a big cast and even bigger hair, Hairspray’s musicalContinue reading →

Rodger and Hammerstein Take South Pacific To a New Level 

Rodger and Hammerstein Take South Pacific To a New Level 

Rodger and Hammerstein Take South Pacific To a New Level    South Pacific’s creators, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II were successful writers who developed eleven ground-breaking musicals like Oklahoma, The Sound of Music, and The King and I throughout the 1940s and 1950s. Their creative dynamic won them 35 Tony Awards, 15 Academy Awards,Continue reading →

Break Out The AquaNet – Hairspray is Coming to Town

Break Out The AquaNet – Hairspray is Coming to Town

Break Out The AquaNet – Hairspray is Coming to Town It’s time to get Corny as Broadway Utica brings Hairspray into the Stanley Theatre on April 26th & 27th.  Based on the 1988 film, Hairspray centers around Tracy Turnblad, a talented teenager who dreams of dancing on The Corny Collins Show. Set in 1962, thisContinue reading →

BROADWAY UTICA CAN’T STOP THE BEAT AS THEY CELEBRATE HAIRSPRAY COMING TO UTICA!

BROADWAY UTICA CAN’T STOP THE BEAT AS THEY CELEBRATE HAIRSPRAY COMING TO UTICA!

BROADWAY UTICA CAN’T STOP THE BEAT AS THEY CELEBRATE HAIRSPRAY COMING TO UTICA!  COME JOIN THEM WITH A NIGHT OF TRIVIA, KARAOKE AND A DRAG SHOW AT DELTA HOTEL ON APRIL 20th at 5P ALL PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE Q CENTER   Utica, NY – The Broadway Theatre League of Utica announces with much prideContinue reading →

Hairspray Actors Highlight the 60s

Hairspray Actors Highlight the 60s

Hairspray Actors Highlight the 60s and Reignite The Power of the Doo-wop   Hairspray is a good-hearted, romantic comedy that preserves the spirit of Water’s 1988 movie, which took jabs at the squares who tried to keep society in a thin, white box. Yet, while the movie, and musical, took on the issues of an era,Continue reading →

Hairspray –It’s a History

Hairspray –It’s a History

Hairspray–It’s a History   Broadway Utica’s presents the musical adaptation of the 1980s film Hairspray has fans eagerly anticipating its arrival. The fun-loving movie, both in its original version by John Waters in 1988 and its updated remake by Adam Shankman in 2006, has made a lasting impression on all who’ve seen it. From theContinue reading →

Broadway Utica Turned Utica Blue

Broadway Utica Turned Utica Blue

Broadway Utica Turned Utica Blue   Broadway Utica proved 35 million people cannot be wrong! Primal, primitive, and oh so silly, the Blue Man Group transformed the historic Stanley Theatre into a modern, rock-n-roll soundboard that stole the audience’s hearts and brought them to their feet.    Rows of people, young and old, families and couples,Continue reading →

Broadway Utica Announces Strategy to Meet Future Needs

Broadway Utica Announces Strategy to Meet Future Needs

Broadway Utica Launches Rise for a Purpose Fund with Community Foundation For Immediate Release April 5, 2022 UTICA, NY – Broadway Utica has established a permanent partnership with the Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties to give the performing arts organization a way to support, expand and continue its impact for years to come.Continue reading →