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BIO: Talking Heads was an American New Wave and avant-garde band formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991. The band comprised David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth and Jerry Harrison.... (read more...)

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The Public Theatre Presents Free Production of A WINTER'S TALE and More in SeptemberThe Public Theatre Presents Free Production of A WINTER'S TALE and More in September
September 01, 2014

Featuring Public Works' signature blend of professional actors, community partner organizations, and special guests, Public Works' THE WINTER'S TALE will explode with authentic performances that come ... (more...)


STAGE TUBE: HERE LIES LOVE Holds Filipino NightSTAGE TUBE: HERE LIES LOVE Holds Filipino Night
by Oliver Oliveros - August 30, 2014

David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's immersive musical HERE LIES LOVE, which has returned to The Public Theatre (425 Lafayette St.), after enjoying four extended runs last year, recently staged a special per... (more...)


Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Sets Student Rush PolicyBroadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Sets Student Rush Policy
August 28, 2014

The producers of Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy You Can't Take It With You announce a student rush policy. A limited number of student rush tickets, which are subject ... (more...)


Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - August 26, 2014

In the coming months, Broadway will welcome a fresh crop of productions- many of which will mark the Broadway debuts for a slew of talented actors. Whether they are fresh faces or established stars, t... (more...)


YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Begins Previews Tonight on BroadwayYOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Begins Previews Tonight on Broadway
August 26, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU begins previews tonight, August 26, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), with an opening night... (more...)


STAGE TUBE: UK & NYC Casts of HERE LIES LOVE Take ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeSTAGE TUBE: UK & NYC Casts of HERE LIES LOVE Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
by Stage Tube - August 25, 2014

The UK and New York casts of Here Lies Love, the David Byrne/Fatboy Slim musical at the Public Theatre, challenged each other to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The London cast, currently in rehearsal,... (more...)


Photo Flash: Philippine Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia Visits The Public's HERE LIES LOVEPhoto Flash: Philippine Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia Visits The Public's HERE LIES LOVE
August 25, 2014

Here Lies Love, the David Byrne/Fatboy Slim musical at the Public Theatre played host to a very special guest over the weekend. Travelling from Washington, DC, Jose L. Cuisia, Philippine Ambassador ... (more...)


THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 16-22THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: August 16-22
by Louisa Brady - August 22, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwaWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below ... (more...)


Big Dance Theater to Return to BAM with U.S. Debut of ALAN SMITHEE DIRECTED THIS PLAY, 9/30-10/4Big Dance Theater to Return to BAM with U.S. Debut of ALAN SMITHEE DIRECTED THIS PLAY, 9/30-10/4
August 21, 2014

Alan Smithee Directed This Play from Big Dance Theater comes to BAM's Harvey Theater (651 Fulton Street), running September 30-October 4, 2014. (more...)


Slab Boys Set as First show of Citizens' 2015 SeasonSlab Boys Set as First show of Citizens' 2015 Season
August 21, 2014

One of the best-loved works in twentieth-century Scottish theatre is to be revived in a major new production directed by David Hayman, launching a special season to mark the 70th anniversary of the co... (more...)


Michael Ajao, Paul Bigley, Arthur Byrne and More Set for OUR TOWN at the Almeida Theatre - Full Cast Announced!Michael Ajao, Paul Bigley, Arthur Byrne and More Set for OUR TOWN at the Almeida Theatre - Full Cast Announced!
August 21, 2014

Casting is announced for Our Town at the Almeida Theatre. Award-winning US actor-director David Cromer will direct and perform in this intimate version of Thornton Wilder's iconic American play. The... (more...)


Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits -MAMMA MIA!Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits -MAMMA MIA!
by BWW Special Coverage - August 20, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on... (more...)


Photo Coverage: Calling All Kitties! YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Holds Feline AuditionsPhoto Coverage: Calling All Kitties! YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Holds Feline Auditions
by Walter McBride - August 18, 2014

The upcoming Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play You Can't Take It With begins previews on August 26, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), with an opening ni... (more...)


Photo Flash: Joel Grey, Dule Hill, Rachel York & More Visit The Public's HERE LIES LOVEPhoto Flash: Joel Grey, Dule Hill, Rachel York & More Visit The Public's HERE LIES LOVE
August 18, 2014

Summer Friday performances at 'Here Lies Love' at the Public Theatre always brings out some special VIP's and last week was no exception. Catching the hit David Byrne/Fatboy Slim musical were Joel Gre... (more...)


FREEZE FRAME: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Auditions Kittens!FREEZE FRAME: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Auditions Kittens!
by Walter McBride - August 18, 2014

The upcoming Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play You Can't Take It With begins previews on August 26, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), with an opening ni... (more...)


Up on the Marquee: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOUUp on the Marquee: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by Walter McBride - August 15, 2014

The upcoming Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play You Can't Take It With begins previews on August 26, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), with an opening ni... (more...)


Cabrillo Music Theatre to Host L.A. Fundraising Concert, 8/25Cabrillo Music Theatre to Host L.A. Fundraising Concert, 8/25
August 15, 2014

Why should the Cabrillo Broadway Alumni have all the fun? Los Angeles talent responds with a fundraiser concert to support Cabrillo Music Theatre, and to help secure Cabrillo's future as a nurturer o... (more...)


Photo Flash: 'Real Housewife' Countess Luann de Lesseps Visits HERE LIES LOVE Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: 'Real Housewife' Countess Luann de Lesseps Visits HERE LIES LOVE Off-Broadway
August 14, 2014

Real Housewives of New York star Countess Luann de Lesseps was on the town catching the David Byrne/Fatboy Slim hit musical Here Lies Love at the Public Theatre . She loved the show and was dancing ... (more...)


PICT's 'SONS OF ULSTER' to Coincide with 2014 Centennial of WWI; Runs 9/4-20PICT's 'SONS OF ULSTER' to Coincide with 2014 Centennial of WWI; Runs 9/4-20
August 13, 2014

PICT Classic Theatre's Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme, by Frank McGuinness, opens just about 100 years after the historical WWI events that are authentically portrayed in the pe... (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre's ON THE TOWN!Photo Flash: First Look at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre's ON THE TOWN!
August 12, 2014

This won't be any old traditional production of the musical "On The Town," opening at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse as part of the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival on Aug. 6 in Central New York. (more...)


Cynthia Nixon, Alison Bechdel, F. Murray Abraham & More Set for Public Theater's 2014 Fall Forum SeriesCynthia Nixon, Alison Bechdel, F. Murray Abraham & More Set for Public Theater's 2014 Fall Forum Series
August 12, 2014

The Public Theater announced the 2014 Fall Public Forum season, featuring an exciting line-up of one-night-only readings and discussions that connect dramatic literature to society. Celebrating its f... (more...)


Jose Llana Discusses HERE LIES LOVE & Career BeginningsJose Llana Discusses HERE LIES LOVE & Career Beginnings
by Pat Cerasaro - August 12, 2014

Popular Broadway performer Jose Llana discusses his participation in the hit Off-Broadway environmental musical HERE LIES LOVE as well as his beginnings in the theatre as part of a new interview. (more...)


Photo Flash: Pia Zadora Visits HERE LIES LOVE!Photo Flash: Pia Zadora Visits HERE LIES LOVE!
August 11, 2014

Last Friday, as part of Summer Fridays at Here Lies Love, Pia Zadora stopped by to see the show and hang out with the cast on her day off from her show at the Metropolitan Room, Pia Reloaded. Check ou... (more...)


My Brightest Diamond to Play Marcus Center For The Performing Arts, 11/15My Brightest Diamond to Play Marcus Center For The Performing Arts, 11/15
August 05, 2014

The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts and WMSE will welcome an evening with My Brightest Diamond on Saturday, November 15 at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $17.50 and go on sale this Sunday, August 10 at 12... (more...)


Adopt a Kitten From Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!Adopt a Kitten From Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU!
August 05, 2014

Producers of the upcoming Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play You Can't Take It With You and The Humane Society of New York are pleased to announce a new partnership to suppo... (more...)







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