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FORBIDDEN BROADWAY's Marcus Stevens Visits Upper Darby Summer StageFORBIDDEN BROADWAY's Marcus Stevens Visits Upper Darby Summer Stage
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(7/20/2014) - Marcus Stevens, presently starring in "Forbidden Broadway: Comes Out Swinging," made a special appearance in Drexel Hill, PA yesterday to meet the cast and enjoy his musical, "Elliot and the Magic Bed." Stevens wrote the book and lyrics for "Elliot" and Brian Lowdermilk, one half of the successful singer-songwriting duo, Kerrigan-Lowdermilk, composed the music and wrote the lyrics with Stevens. The musical was originally commissioned for Upper Darby Summer Stage in 2003.


Everett Quinton's DROP DEAD PERFECT Opens Off-Broadway TonightEverett Quinton's DROP DEAD PERFECT Opens Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(7/20/2014) - The Peccadillo Theater Company presents Penguin Rep's production of DROP DEAD PERFECT, a new comedy starring the legendary Everett Quinton at the Theatre at St. Clements (423 W 46th St - between 9th and 10th Avenue), which began previews Tuesday, July 15th. The comedy will open tonight, July 20th at 7PM.


 BWW Reviews: PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES Serves Up Twangy Charm BWW Reviews: PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES Serves Up Twangy Charm
by Michael Dale (Off-Broadway)

(7/19/2014) - Encores! Off-Center brings back one of Broadway's more surprising success stories.


Tasty Monster Productions Presents NY Premiere of SINGLEMARRIEDGIRL at 59E59 This WeekendTasty Monster Productions Presents NY Premiere of SINGLEMARRIEDGIRL at 59E59 This Weekend
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(7/19/2014) - What do you do when you're 'happily' married and yet completely alone? Anything you can think of!


Labyrinth's 'THE MUSCLES IN OUR TOES' Ends Extended Run TodayLabyrinth's 'THE MUSCLES IN OUR TOES' Ends Extended Run Today
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(7/19/2014) - Labyrinth Theater Company, the award-winning, downtown ensemble, presents the New York Premiere of The Muscles in Our Toes by Labyrinth Company Member Stephen Belber, and directed by Anne Kauffman. The show plays its final performance tonight, July 19, 2014 at the Bank Street Theater (155 Bank Street).


PAGEANT - THE MUSICAL Extends Through Sept 21 Off-BroadwayPAGEANT - THE MUSICAL Extends Through Sept 21 Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(7/18/2014) - PAGEANT - THE MUSICAL announced on its Facebook page today that it will be extending through September 21, 2014 in its Off-Broadway return engagement at The Davenport Theatre (354 West 45th Street).


Photo Flash: First Look at Throughline Artists' SUMMER SHORTS 2014 - Plays by Hedden, Lane and LeightPhoto Flash: First Look at Throughline Artists' SUMMER SHORTS 2014 - Plays by Hedden, Lane and Leight
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(7/18/2014) - Throughline Artists will present SUMMER SHORTS 2014, their eighth annual festival of new American short plays from established and emerging writers, at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street). Performances kick off tonight, July 18th, and continue through Saturday August 30th only. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Series A below!


Public Theater's A SECOND CHANCE Original Cast Recording Out Online, In Stores Next MonthPublic Theater's A SECOND CHANCE Original Cast Recording Out Online, In Stores Next Month
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(7/18/2014) - Ghostlight Records will release the original cast recording of The Public Theater's production of A SECOND CHANCE online and in stores August 5.


FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING to Celebrate Cast Recording at Barnes & Noble Next WeekFORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING to Celebrate Cast Recording at Barnes & Noble Next Week
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(7/18/2014) - DRG Records will kick off the release of Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway: Comes Out Swinging! (2014 Un-Original Cast Album), produced by Grammy Award winner Hugh Fordin, on Tuesday, July 22nd at Barnes & Noble (150 East 86 Street). There will be an in-store appearance and performance at 5pm.


AVENUE Q Will Celebrate 11th Anniversary in New York on 7/31AVENUE Q Will Celebrate 11th Anniversary in New York on 7/31
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(7/18/2014) - The long-running Tony Award-winning musical Avenue Q will celebrate its 11th anniversary in New York on Thursday, July 31 at 8 p.m. with a special interactive social media performance - THE INTERNET IS FOR Q! - at New World Stages (340 W. 50 St.), at which all audience members will be invited to post their experiences during the show on their mobile phones via Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Facebook, etc. Members of the creative team and former cast members are expected to attend - and tweet - the performance, as well, and the evening's events will include surprise twists live from the stage.


iLUMINATE Celebrates First Anniversary at New World Stages TonightiLUMINATE Celebrates First Anniversary at New World Stages Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(7/18/2014) - iLUMINATE, the Off-Broadway smash spectacle (formerly titled ARTIST OF LIGHT), celebrates its one-year anniversary tonight, July 18th at New World Stages. iLuminate wowed the nation with their groundbreaking light suits and innovative dance moves on NBC's 'America's Got Talent,' where the dance-in-the-dark sensation was selected as one of the hit show's top finalists after judge Piers Morgan called them 'The Best New Act in America!'


Photo Coverage: The Cast of POOR BEHAVIOR Meets The Press!Photo Coverage: The Cast of POOR BEHAVIOR Meets The Press!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy (Off-Broadway)

(7/18/2014) - Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Founder & Executive Producer; Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Elliot Fox, Managing Director) in association with Jamie deRoy and Barry Feirstein, present Poor Behavior, a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck (Seminar, Mauritius, The Understudy, creator of NBC's "Smash"). Evan Cabnet (The Model Apartment, A Kid Like Jake) will direct the company featuring Heidi Armbruster (Disgraced, My Man is a Loser), Brian Avers (The Explorers Club, The Lieutenant of Inishmore), Jeff Biehl (Machinal, Master Builder), and Katie Kreisler (Nikolai and the Others, The House of Blue Leaves). The company met the press yesterday and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special event below!


MY SON THE WAITER, A JEWISH TRAGEDY Begins Off-Broadway Run at Stage 72 on 10/10MY SON THE WAITER, A JEWISH TRAGEDY Begins Off-Broadway Run at Stage 72 on 10/10
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(7/18/2014) - "My Son the Waiter, A Jewish Tragedy," actor-comedian Brad Zimmerman's account of his excruciatingly long journey to mild stardom, will finally reach New York after playing the provinces this summer. Produced by Dana Matthow and Philip Roger Roy's Playhouse Productions, Inc., "My Son the Waiter" takes up residence at Stage 72 - Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd Street, for a limited 12-week run from Friday October 10 to Wednesday December 31. Zimmerman's spare-no-egos account of the joys of never giving up opens Off-Broadway on Sunday October 19 at 2pm.


iLUMINATE Celebrates First Anniversary at New World Stages TodayiLUMINATE Celebrates First Anniversary at New World Stages Today
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(7/18/2014) - iLUMINATE, the Off-Broadway smash spectacle (formerly titled Artist of Light), celebrates its one-year anniversary today, July 18th at New World Stages.