Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014

Below is's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 4/12/2014. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit's Event Calendar.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Radcliffe Returns to Broadway in THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN - 4/12/2014

Daniel Radcliffe will return to the Broadway stage this season. The New York Times reports that the Harry Potter star, who last graced the Great White Way in HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING in 2011, will star in THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN at the Court Theater, beginning April 12 with an official opening slated for April 20, 2014.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014The Minnesota Opera with the LA Opera Presents THE MAGIC FLUTE - 4/12/2014

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Opera Australia Presents RIGOLETTO - 4/12/2014

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Moving Image Screens THE LEGO MOVIE Matinees, Hosts Animation Workshops - 4/12/2014

During Spring Recess for New York City public schools, Museum of the Moving Image welcomes families to find their inner 'master builder' with big-screen showings of the acclaimEd Warner Bros. film, The LEGO Movie in Dolby Digital 3-D, and stop-motion animation workshops featuring LEGOs!

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Quentin Tarantino Hosts Film Tribute in Honor of Jerry Lewis in LA - 4/12/2014

In honor of legendary actor, filmmaker and humanitarian Jerry Lewis' footprinting ceremony at the Chinese Theatre, as part of the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival Tribute, Quentin Tarantino is hosting a four-film screening at the New Beverly Cinema on Saturday, April 12. This event will be free to the public.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/20142014 MTV Movie Awards airs - 4/13/2014

MTV, a unit of Viacom Inc, today announced the 2014 dates for the biggest nights in movies and music, the "MTV Movie Awards" and the "MTV Video Music Awards."

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Joyce DiDonato and David Hyde Pierce to Host Ninth Annual Opera News Awards - 4/13/2014

Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and Tony and Emmy Award-winning actor David Hyde Pierce will take a star turn together when they co-host the Ninth Annual Opera News Awards, set to take place on Sunday, April 13, 2014, in the Grand Ballroom of The Plaza Hotel in New York City. They will be joined by a distinguished line-up of presenters - Luca Pisaroni, Susan Graham, Renata Scotto, Eva Wagner-Pasquier and Francesca Zambello - who will pay tribute to five superb artists who have made an invaluable contribution to the art form: the late director Patrice Chereau, tenor Juan Diego Florez, mezzo-soprano Christa Ludwig,bass-baritone James Morris, and soprano Nina Stemme. First introduced in 2005, the Opera News Awards gala dinner, which features the hosts and presenters speaking about the awardees and introducing video performance clips, has become one of the most anticipated opera events of the season: an evening of celebration, appreciation, reuniting and celebrity-spotting that is without parallel in the industry.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014TNC to Present World Premiere of Eduardo Machado's WORSHIP, 3/15-4/13 - 4/13/2014

Theater for the New City, the Pulitzer Prize winning community cultural center that produces over thirty premieres of new American plays each year, is pleased to announce the return of acclaimed playwright Eduardo Machado with the world premiere of his new play Worship, directed by Michael Domitrovich. Worship will begin previews Saturday, March 15th at 8 PM, with Opening Night set for Saturday, March 22nd at 8PM at Theater for the New City (155 First Avenue, between 9th and 10th Streets). This limited engagement continues through April 13th.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Schedule Announced for LADY DAY with Audra McDonald; Opening Set for 4/13 - 4/13/2014

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, five-time Tony winner Audra McDonald will return to the stage as legendary songstress Billie Holliday in a revival of Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill. According to the New York Times, the show will open at the Circle in the Square Theatre on April 13 for a limited 10-week run. Performances will begin on March 25.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Conan O'Brien Hosts "2014 MTV MOVIE AWARDS - 4/13/2014

Emmy Award-winning comedian and late night talk show host Conan O'Brien announced last night on his show "Conan" that he will take the stage for the first time as host of the "2014 MTV Movie Awards" on Sunday, April 13, 2014 LIVE from Nokia Theatre L.A.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Gemma Arterton Co-Hosts 2014 Olivier Awards with Stephen Mangan - 4/13/2014

According to The Daily Mail, Gemma Arterton has been tapped to co-host the 2014 Olivier Awards ceremony, set for April 13 at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Signature Theatre Extends APPROPRIATE Through 4/13 - 4/13/2014

Signature Theatre has announced a one week extension for the New York premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' APPROPRIATE, directed by Liesl Tommy. APPROPRIATE, which opened March 16, will now play through April 13 in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). The production's initial run is sold out.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Final Week of Abingdon Theatre Company's HELLMAN V. MCCARTHY, Ending 4/13 - 4/13/2014

Abingdon Theatre Company presents the final week of Brian Richard Mori's HELLMAN v. McCARTHY, starring Dick Cavett, Roberta Maxwell and Marcia Rodd. Jan Buttram, Artistic Director of Abingdon Theatre Company, directs this world-premiere production which runs through April 13 in Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street).

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014TIl DivoRCE DO US PART: THE MUSICAL Closes - 4/13/2014

TIl DivoRCE DO US PART: THE MUSICAL, will conclude its 10-week engagement at the DR2 Theatre (103 East 15th Street in Union Square) after the matinee on Sunday, April 13th, prior to a national tour, which is soon to be announced. Mark Waldrop is the director, with concept, lyrics and choreography by Ruthe Ponturo, and music by John Thomas Fischer. The musical comedy revue opened to acclaim from critics and audiences alike.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014MOTOWN to Celebrate First Year on Broadway with Free Lottery Today - 4/13/2014

On Sunday, April 13, Motown the Musical invites fans to celebrate its first anniversary on Broadway with a one-time-only, free ticket lottery for the 3:00PM performance.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014McKellen, Stewart, Hilty, Groff, Parker, and Cole to Host BROADWAY BATTLES BULLYING Benefit - 4/14/2014

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014The Davidson Choirs Join Symphony, Opera Workshop for DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? - 4/14/2014

The Davidson Choirs join with the Davidson College Symphony Orchestra and Opera Workshop in an evening of spectacular opera and musical theatre - 'Do You Hear the People Sing?' - featuring famous choruses and scenes from Les Miserables, The Magic Flute, Gilbert & Sullivan and more.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014ALADDIN Cast to Perform 'Prince Ali' on THE VIEW Tomorrow! - 4/14/2014

The Broadway cast of Aladdin is set to make an appearance on 'The View' on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. The cast will perform 'Prince Ali' live from Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre. Tune in to ABC at 11am EST.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Civil War Drama COPPERHEAD Debuts on Blu-ray/DVD - 4/15/2014

Copperhead, director Ron Maxwell's third Civil War drama (Gettysburg, Gods & Generals), will be making its home entertainment debut from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) on April 15.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Tony Winner and KINKY BOOTS' Billy Porter Releases New Solo Album - 4/15/2014

It's been almost a decade since the Pittsburgh-born Billy Porter released a solo album, and since then much has changed for the award-winning artist, who grew up singing in the Pentecostal church. Perhaps best known for his Tony Award-winning role as 'Lola' in the hit Broadway musical Kinky Boots, Porter's musical background is based in gospel, soul and R&B. He released his first solo album, Untitled, on A&M Records, and a second album, At The Corner of Broadway + Soul, on Sh-K-Boom Records. On April 15, 2014, Porter releases his debut on Concord Records, Billy's Back on Broadway.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014CAMP DREAD Available on DVD and Digital Download Today! - 4/15/2014

Image Entertainment, an RLJ Entertainment brand, announces the DVD and digital download release of Camp Dread. The horror thriller is written and directed by Harrison Smith (6 Degrees of Hell) and stars Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight, The Expendables), Danielle Harris (Halloween), and Felissa Rose (Under Surveillance). Camp Dread will be available on DVD for a SRP of $27.97.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of York Theatre's INVENTING Mary Martin - 4/15/2014

The York Theatre Company continues its 2013-2014 season with the world premiere of the new musical, Inventing Mary Martin, conceived, written and directed by Stephen Cole, with music supervision and arrangements by David Krane, music direction by Lawrence Goldberg, co-directed and choreographed by Bob Richard, and original music and lyrics by legendary composers Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein, Vernon Duke & Howard Dietz, Kurt Weill & Ogden Nash, Noel Coward, Irving Berlin, Jule Styne & Carolyn Leigh, Howard Dietz & Arthur Schwartz, and Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt, among others. The four-member cast will feature Cameron Adams, Jason Graae, Lynne Halliday, and Emily Skinner. Scroll down to meet them!

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Scott P. Harris' BEING GINGER Coming to DVD and VOD Today - 4/15/2014

Garden Thieves Pictures is excited to announce that Scott P. Harris' Being Ginger will be available nationwide on cable and Internet VOD April 8th and on DVD April 15th.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Two Film Classics DOUBLE INDEMNITY and TOUCH OF EVIL Now on Blu-ray - 4/15/2014

Double Indemnity and Touch of Evil premiere in Limited Edition with Exclusive Collectibles

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Cast of Disney's ALADDIN Makes Three TV Debuts on ABC Today - 4/15/2014

After a first look preview on "Good Morning America" airs on Monday, April 14th, on Tuesday, April 15th, Disney's Aladdin will make three national television debuts in one day on the ABC Television Network

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014James Franco and Chris O'Dowd Debut on Broadway in OF MICE AND MEN at the Longacre Theatre - 4/16/2014

Producer David Binder officially announces Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco & Chris O'Dowd will make their Broadway debuts in Of Mice and Men, a new production directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro. Of Mice and Men, one of the greatest and most enduring American classics, has not been seen on Broadway in 40 years.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014BLUE MAN GROUP Adds Matinees, April-June 2014 - 4/16/2014

The critically acclaimed theatrical phenomenon BLUE MAN GROUP at NYC's Astor Place Theatre (434 Lafayette) will be adding performances to the spring calendar for visitors and local families looking to escape the ordinary this year.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Museum of Sex Hosts Teaser Screening of THE FINAL MEMBER - 4/16/2014

In Collaboration with Drafthouse Films, Museum of Sex are proud to present a preview screening of THE FINAL MEMBER, a fascinating new documentary about Iceland's Phallus museum.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Murney, Jordan & More Set for THE WILD PARTY Concert at 54 Below, 4/17 - 4/17/2014

On April 17, Andrew Lippa's iconic musical The Wild Party is back and bigger than ever with a special concert at 54 Below. With the help of Charlie Rosen and his 17-piece Broadway Big Band, hearthe show's hits like never before. Join award-winning composer/lyricist Andrew Lippa and some of Broadway's best as they reimagine and rediscover the score that started it all.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Nashville Film Festival 2014 Celebrates 45th Anniversary; THE IDENTICAL to Screen Opening Day - 4/17/2014

Nashville Film Festival (NaFF) - based in Nashville, Tennessee, and one of the oldest film festivals in the United States - has announced its 2014 line up.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Olga Peretyatko Makes Met Debut in Bellini's I PURITANI - 4/17/2014

Acclaimed Russian soprano Olga Peretyatko will make her Met debut as Elvira in a revival of Bellini's I Puritani, with Met stars Lawrence Brownlee and Mariusz Kwiecien in their respective company role debuts as Arturo and Riccardo. Michele Mariotti conducts a cast that also includes Michele Pertusi as Elvira's father, Giorgio, in a revival of the Bel Canto opera opening April 17. The Met performances will be the first time the husband-and-wife pairing of Mariotti and Peretyatko have performed I Puritani together. The opera will be seen in a revival of Sandro Sequi's 1976 production, which has served as a showcase for such formidable stars as Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Edita Gruberova, and Anna Netrebko.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Espo Productions Presents the World Premiere of JACKIE AND MARILYN at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row - 4/17/2014

Espo Productions, in association with MC of NY and World Tree Productions, are pleased to announce the Off-Broadway world premiere of JACKIE AND MARILYN, written by Sheri Graubert and directed by Sanja Bestic. JACKIE AND MARILYN, a play with music about one of the most talked about possible love triangles in American history, will play a four week limited engagement at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, Manhattan). Performances begin Thursday, April 17 and continue through Saturday, May 3. Opening Night is Friday, April 18 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $18-65 and are now available online at, by calling 212-239-6200 or by visiting the Theatre Row box office.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Warner Bros. TRANSCENDENCE, Starring Johnny Depp, Hits Theaters - 4/18/2014

All-new poster art been released for Wally Pfister's directorial debut, TRANSCENDENCE, featuring Johnny Depp and Morgan Freeman.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Drafthouse Films' THE FINAL MEMBER Documentary Set for Release - 4/18/2014

Drafthouse Films presents THE FINAL MEMBER, directed by Jonah Bekhor and Zach Math.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014AUTHORS ANONYMOUS, Starring Kaley Cuoco, Now in Theaters - 4/18/2014

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Michael Urie's THANK YOU FOR JUDGING Arrives in Select Theaters - 4/18/2014

DigiNext, the In-Venue Film Festival, a joint venture between Digiplex Destinations (NASDAQ CM:DCIN) and Nehst Out LLC, announces the theatrical release of Michael Urie's Thank You for Judging

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014MAD Cinema Series Documents Rise of NYC's 1975-80 Punk Music Scene - 4/18/2014

This spring, the Museum of Arts and Design presents its latest cinema series, Go Nightclubbing Archive, featuring selections from a historic video archive of the burgeoning New York punk scene from 1975 to 1980. In partnership with NYU's Fales Library, which recently acquired the archive, MAD will premiere ten individual screenings that draw from over 200 hours of remasteRed Footage by Emily Armstrong and Pat Ivers.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Billy Crystal's 700 SUNDAYS to Premiere this April on HBO - 4/19/2014

HBO has confirmed the debut date for Billy Crystal 700 SUNDAYS, with the special slated to premiere on Saturday, Arpil 19 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT).

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Rattlestick's ODE TO JOY Ends Extended Run - 4/19/2014

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that following strong reviews, the world premiere of Ode to Joy, written and directed by Craig Lucas, will extend three weeks through Saturday, April 19 at the Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/12/2014Alan Cumming & More Perform One Night Only REEFER MADNESS Benefit Concert at New World Stages - 4/19/2014

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