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York Theatre Company's TUNE IN TIME Continues TomorrowYork Theatre Company's TUNE IN TIME Continues Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/27/2014) - The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, partners with producers Amy Engelhardt and Heather Shields to present the second installment of the new game show for musical theater lovers called Tune in Time, hosted by Emily McNamara, music direction by Nate Buccieri, with Sheila Head as the annoyingly insistent timekeeper, on Tuesday, October 28 at The York Theatre Company's home at Saint Peters (Citicorp Building, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Additional performances are set for November 11 and December 2. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m.


Sunday Series at Abingdon to Present MOONLIGHT IN GREENWICH VILLAGE, 11/16Sunday Series at Abingdon to Present MOONLIGHT IN GREENWICH VILLAGE, 11/16
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/27/2014) - The Sunday Series at Abingdon will present MOONLIGHT IN GREENWICH VILLAGE, a one night only workshop performance on NOVEMBER 16th of three new one acts by New York-based playwright Charles Messina.


Tony Winner Harriet Harris to Star in Gingold Theatrical Group's THE MILLIONAIRESS, 11/24Tony Winner Harriet Harris to Star in Gingold Theatrical Group's THE MILLIONAIRESS, 11/24
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/27/2014) - Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director David Staller, presents its 98th production, Shaw's 1936 comedy The Millionairess, on Monday, November 24 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.).


50 SHADES! Off-Broadway Sets Special Halloween Performance50 SHADES! Off-Broadway Sets Special Halloween Performance
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/27/2014) - 50 Shades! The Musical Parody at The Elektra Theatre (300 W. 43rd Street) has announced a special Halloween performance on October 31st.


David Mixner Debuts Autobiographical Show OH HELL NO! TonightDavid Mixner Debuts Autobiographical Show OH HELL NO! Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/27/2014) - Legendary civil rights activist and author David Mixner will premiere Oh Hell No!, an evening autobiographical storytelling, in a special one-night-only event tonight, October 27, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Taking place at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street), Oh Hell No! will benefit Point Foundation. Amy and Jeff Towers will present the evening, which will be produced by Tim Ranney.


BWW Reviews:  THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE Sings of Gentrification, White Privilege and SupermanBWW Reviews: THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE Sings of Gentrification, White Privilege and Superman
by Michael Dale (Off-Broadway)

(10/27/2014) - Itamar Moses and Michael Friedman's provocative and ambitious new musical is based on Jonathan Lethem's 2003 novel.


Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 26Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 26
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(10/26/2014) - Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, October 26, 2014.


Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 26Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 26
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(10/26/2014) - Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, October 26, 2014.


Horror/Farce LONESOME DEVIL to Debut on Halloween Off-BroadwayHorror/Farce LONESOME DEVIL to Debut on Halloween Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/26/2014) - The brand new horror/farce LONESOME DEVIL Lonesome Devil plays its first preview on October 30th for a Halloween (October 31st) premiere off-Broadway at Cloud City.


Photo Flash: First Look at York Theatre's A TIME FOR SINGINGPhoto Flash: First Look at York Theatre's A TIME FOR SINGING
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/26/2014) - The York Theatre Company continues the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series with A Time for Singing, with book and lyrics by Gerald Freedman and John Morris, and music by John Morris, based on the novel 'How Green Was My Valley' by Richard Llewellyn. Scroll down for a first look at the cast onstage!


Off-Broadway's PAGEANT Welcomes Miss America at Final Performance TonightOff-Broadway's PAGEANT Welcomes Miss America at Final Performance Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/26/2014) - PAGEANT will celebrate its final performance tonight, October 26, 2014 at 7:30pm, with special guests, including Miss America 2015 winner Kira Kazantsev (Miss New York) and other Miss America 2015 finalists.


SHUT UP, SIT DOWN & EAT Opens Tonight at the Snapple TheatreSHUT UP, SIT DOWN & EAT Opens Tonight at the Snapple Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/26/2014) - The hit 'plomedy,' SHUT UP SIT DOWN & EAT will celebrate its opening night tonight, October 26 at Times Square's Snapple Theater Center (1627 Broadway at 50 Street). Written by and starring four New York based comedians, Tina Giorgi (Falling Up, 'The Late Late Show,' 'Comics Unleashed,' 'Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn'), Joe Moffa ('Blue Bloods,' Carlito's Way), Chris Monty (PBS's 'The Business of Comedy,' Mall Cop: Bart 2) and Eric Tartaglione (That Championship Season, NBC's 'Last Comic Standing'), directed by Eve Brandstein.


HEREAFTER MUSICAL, From CBS Exec, Opens Off-Broadway TodayHEREAFTER MUSICAL, From CBS Exec, Opens Off-Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/25/2014) - Hereafter Musical, a thought provoking new musical by Vinnie Favale and Frankie Keane about the age old human desire to communicate with our loved ones who have passed, told from the perspectives of both the living and the departed, is slated for an open-ended run, Off-Broadway, at the Snapple Theater Center (1627 Broadway) with previews beginning on Saturday, September 13, 2014. Co-Author's Favale and Keane draw from their own personal losses in the inspiring look at the beyond, which will have its official opening today, October 25, 2014 at 4:45PM.


David Mixner to Debut Autobiographical Show OH HELL NO! This MondayDavid Mixner to Debut Autobiographical Show OH HELL NO! This Monday
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/24/2014) - Legendary civil rights activist and author David Mixner will premiere Oh Hell No!, an evening autobiographical storytelling, in a special one-night-only event this Monday, October 27, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Taking place at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street), Oh Hell No! will benefit Point Foundation. Amy and Jeff Towers will present the evening, which will be produced by Tim Ranney.


Photo Flash: First Look at Celia Keenan-Bolger & More in LCT's THE OLDEST BOYPhoto Flash: First Look at Celia Keenan-Bolger & More in LCT's THE OLDEST BOY
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/24/2014) - Opening night is Monday, November 3rd at 8:00 pm for the Lincoln Center Theater production of THE OLDEST BOY, a new play by Sarah Ruhl and directed by Rebecca Taichman. The cast features Ernest Abuba, Tsering Dorjee, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Takemi Kitamura, James Saito, Jon Norman Schneider, James Yaegashi and Nami Yamamoto. THE OLDEST BOY will run through Sunday, December 28th at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65th Street). Check out a first look below!


Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for the Young Jean Lee's STRAIGHT WHITE MEN at the PublicPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for the Young Jean Lee's STRAIGHT WHITE MEN at the Public
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/24/2014) - The Public Theater will begin previews for the New York premiere of STRAIGHT WHITE MEN on Friday, November 7. Written and directed by Young Jean Lee, STRAIGHT WHITE MEN runs through Sunday, December 7 in the Martinson Theater with an official press opening on Monday, November 17. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at rehearsals for the production!


The Flea Announces Second Extension for SMOKEThe Flea Announces Second Extension for SMOKE
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/24/2014) - The Flea Theater will offer a 2nd extension of Kim Davies' World Premiere SMOKE. It is directed by Flea Resident Director Tom Costello (The Wundelsteipen) and features members of The Bats, the resident acting company at The Flea. Says Producing Director Carol Ostrow, "where 50 Shades of Grey dances on the surface of BDSM, Smoke cuts to the core."


Tom Dugan's WIESENTHAL Begins Performances Tonight at Theatre RowTom Dugan's WIESENTHAL Begins Performances Tonight at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/24/2014) - Tony Award winner Daryl Roth (Kinky Boots, The Normal Heart) and Karyl Lynn Burns (The Best is Yet to Come) present the New York premiere of Wiesenthal, the award-winning play written by and starring Tom Dugan and directed by Jenny Sullivan. Wiesenthal launches a limited 14-week engagement, from tonight, October 24 through February 1, at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row, (410 W. 42nd Street). Opening night is November 5.


Photo Flash: First Look at THE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: First Look at THE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/23/2014) - VH Theatrical Development Foundation presents the Off-Broadway premiere of THE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN, a new play by acclaimed author Laura Pedersen, directed by Ludovica Villar-Hauser. THE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN will be performed through Sunday, December 14th at the Cherry Lane Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street, Manhattan). The Press Opening is Sunday, October 26th, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


STAGE TUBE: Highlights from RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS WITH BILLY HAYESSTAGE TUBE: Highlights from RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS WITH BILLY HAYES
by Stage Tube (Off-Broadway)

(10/23/2014) - After captivating audiences in London, New York and Edinburgh, RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS with BILLY HAYES, directed by Jeffrey Altshuler, is back for a Fall engagement at Barrow Street Theatre; it opened on October 2, 2014 -- the 39th anniversary of Billy's escape from Imrali Island Prison. Click below to go behind the scenes and watch highlights!


BWW Interviews: Laura Pedersen, Playwright for BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVENBWW Interviews: Laura Pedersen, Playwright for BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN
by Marina Kennedy (Off-Broadway)

(10/23/2014) - Laura Pedersen, renowned author, is the playwright for Brightness of Heaven no onstage at Cherry Lane Studio Theatre in New York City through December 14th. Broadwayworld.com had the opportunity to interview Pedersen about some of her inspirations, her fascinating career and the show.


WIESENTHAL Begins Tomorrow at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre RowWIESENTHAL Begins Tomorrow at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/23/2014) - Daryl Roth and Karyl Lynn Burns present the New York premiere of Wiesenthal, the award-winning play written by and starring Tom Dugan and directed by Jenny Sullivan. Wiesenthal begins performances October 24 at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row, (410 W. 42nd Street). Opening night is November 5.


Josh Nelson to Lead SOUL DOCTOR Off-Broadway; Performances Begin 11/26Josh Nelson to Lead SOUL DOCTOR Off-Broadway; Performances Begin 11/26
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/23/2014) - Rehearsals are now underway for the new off-Broadway production of Soul Doctor, created by Daniel S. Wise, David Schechter, and Shlomo Carlebach and directed and choreographed by Mindy Cooper. This new presentation of Soul Doctor will be performed in one act at the Actors Temple Theatre, 339 West 47th Street. With the venue's intimacy and spiritual setting, the show's story and vibrant music will captivate theatergoers. Previews are set to begin Wednesday, November 26, with opening set for Sunday, December 14.


THEATER BOYS Being Recorded for Three ProjectsTHEATER BOYS Being Recorded for Three Projects
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/23/2014) - Audiences attending the musical comedy 'Theater Boys' at the 13th Street Repertory Theater might notice a camera or two--or three!--filming this week. Brian Gari is shooting an archival video of the entire two-hour show; Sam Donnenberg continues on-location shooting for his documentary about the making of the show, 'For the Theater'; and award-winning independent filmmaker Max Galassi, from Newtown, Connecticut, will be shooting a short film in connection with the show.


RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL Returns to New York City TonightRUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL Returns to New York City Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/23/2014) - Ruthless! The Musical, the award-winning Off-Broadway musical comedy (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle) is back by popular demand after a record-breaking, sold-out nine performances to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. 'RUTHLESS!' has come to be known as the Stage Mother of All Musicals, is back at Stage 72 at the Triad beginning tonight, October 23rd for an extended run.


Lucie Arnaz Helms 'HAZEL' Reading Starring Klea Blackhurst at Abingdon TodayLucie Arnaz Helms 'HAZEL' Reading Starring Klea Blackhurst at Abingdon Today
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/23/2014) - Stage and screen star Lucie Arnaz will direct a reading of Hazel: A Musical Maid in America, a new musical composed by Ron Abel with lyrics by Chuck Steffan, and book by Lissa Levin, Edward Kleban Award-winning playwright and Emmy Award-nominated producer. The special two-day event will take place today, October 23rd and tomorrow the 24th at the June Havoc Theatre at the Abingdon Theatre Company in New York City. Klea Blackhurst will play the title role.