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PigPen Set for NYC Concert This Weekend Before Taking THE OLD MAN AND THE OLD MOON to BostonPigPen Set for NYC Concert This Weekend Before Taking THE OLD MAN AND THE OLD MOON to Boston
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/16/2014) - On the heels of winning two Joseph Jefferson "Jeff" Awards (Best Original Music in a Play and Best Sound Design) in Chicago, and a critically acclaimed successful run of The Old Man and The Old Moon at the New Victory Theater in NYC, PigPen Theatre Co. will continue their 2014 season by taking the celebrated signature play to Boston in partnership with ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at the Emerson College/Paramount Center (November 19-23). The limited tour, which originated at Williamstown Theatre Festival in August, and ran at the New Victory Theater from September 26 - October 13, 2014, will be the last chance to see The Old Man and The Old Moon performed by the original company.


Signature Theatre Extends A PARTICLE OF DREAD (OEDIPUS VARIATIONS)Signature Theatre Extends A PARTICLE OF DREAD (OEDIPUS VARIATIONS)
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/16/2014) - Signature Theatre and Field Day have announced a two-week extension for the U.S. Premiere of A PARTICLE OF DREAD (OEDIPUS VARIATIONS) by Sam Shepard, directed by Nancy Meckler.


BROADWAY SESSIONS Welcomes Casts of BEDBUGS!!!, FANTASTICKS & GRINCH National Tour TonightBROADWAY SESSIONS Welcomes Casts of BEDBUGS!!!, FANTASTICKS & GRINCH National Tour Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/16/2014) - Tonight, October 16th, Broadway Sessions celebrates Off Broadway offerings The Fantasticks and BedBugs!!!, as well as the upcoming national tour of The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, The Musical.


13th Street Rep's THEATER BOYS Holds Album Release Party Tonight13th Street Rep's THEATER BOYS Holds Album Release Party Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/16/2014) - The 13th Street Repertory Theater will host a cast-album release celebration tonight, October 16th, following the evening performance of ASCAP Award-winner Chip Deffaa's musical comedy 'Theater Boys.' Those attending the release party will be able to purchase copies of the premiere recording of the show--two days before it officially goes on sale at CDBaby, Amazon, iTunes, and other retail outlets--at half the regular suggested retail price.


The Public Theater's APPLE FAMILY PLAYS Featured Tonight on PBS's THEATER CLOSE-UPThe Public Theater's APPLE FAMILY PLAYS Featured Tonight on PBS's THEATER CLOSE-UP
by TV News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/16/2014) - Theater Close-Up, a unique collaboration between THIRTEEN, THE PUBLIC THEATER, and a community of non-profit Off-Broadway theaters, will bring a diverse cross-section of provocative plays to primetime and online audiences, including Richard Nelson's THE APPLE FAMILY PLAYS: SCENES FROM LIFE IN THE COUNTRY.


Bridget Everett's ROCK BOTTOM Closes Tonight at Joe's PubBridget Everett's ROCK BOTTOM Closes Tonight at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/16/2014) - The Public Theater presents Bridget Everett's critically acclaimed ROCK BOTTOM at Joe's Pub. The show closes tonight, October 16, 2014. Created by Bridget Everett, Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Adam 'Ad-Rock' Horovitz, and Matt Ray, and directed by Scott Wittman, this shockingly funny and moving new show began performances on September 9 and was originally slated to close on October 11. ROCK BOTTOM was originally commissioned as part of the Joe's Pub 2013 New York Voices series.


Photo Flash: First Look at Sheldon Best and More in LCT3's BROWNSVILLE SONGPhoto Flash: First Look at Sheldon Best and More in LCT3's BROWNSVILLE SONG
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/15/2014) - Opening night is Monday, October 20 at 7pm for the LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater production of brownsville song (b-side for tray), a new play by Kimber Lee, directed by Patricia McGregor, at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). This New York premiere, which features Sheldon Best, Sun Mee Chomet, Lizan Mitchell, Chris Myers and Taliyah Whitaker, is playing a limited engagement through Sunday, November 16. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below!


13th Street Rep to Stage Five Shows About Irving Berlin13th Street Rep to Stage Five Shows About Irving Berlin
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/15/2014) - When ASCAP Award-winning playwright/director Chip Deffaa's 'The Irving Berlin Ragtime Revue' has its world premiere at the 13th Street Repertory Theater on November 9th, it will be the second new show about Berlin to play the theater this year.


New Musical THE LOVE NOTE to Open Off-Broadway Next MonthNew Musical THE LOVE NOTE to Open Off-Broadway Next Month
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/15/2014) - THE LOVE NOTE, a spirited new musical with "the exuberance of Hairspray and the sweet innocence of Bye Bye Birdie" (Boston Theater Mirror), is set to officially open Off-Broadway Tuesday, November 11th. Performances are underway now at Actors Temple Theatre.


TAIL! SPIN! Extends Off-Broadway Through February 2015TAIL! SPIN! Extends Off-Broadway Through February 2015
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/15/2014) - Producers of the new political comedy Tail! Spin!, which opened to rave reviews on October 1 at the Lynn Redgrave Theater at Culture Project have announced a 9-week extension of the run, now scheduled through February 1. (The previous closing date was set for November 30.)


BWW Reviews:  New Musical FOUND is a Real FindBWW Reviews: New Musical FOUND is a Real Find
by Michael Dale (Off-Broadway)

(10/15/2014) - Eli Bolin, Hunter Bell and Lee Overtree's telling of the creation of an unusual indie magazine is imaginative and spirited .


New Off-Broadway Comedy GOING ONCE! LAUGHING TWICE!! Opens TonightNew Off-Broadway Comedy GOING ONCE! LAUGHING TWICE!! Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/15/2014) - The new Off-Broadway comedy GOING ONCE! LAUGHING TWICE!! is set to open tonight (Wednesday) at 8 PM at St. Luke's Theatre in the heart of the Theatre District.


LENNON: THROUGH A GLASS ONION Opens Tonight at Union Square TheaterLENNON: THROUGH A GLASS ONION Opens Tonight at Union Square Theater
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/15/2014) - Lennon: Through a Glass Onion, the internationally acclaimed theatrical event celebrating the genius, music and phenomenon of John Lennon arrives in New York this fall. Created and performed by renowned Australian actor/musician John R. Waters and esteemed singer/pianist Stewart D'Arrietta, Lennon: Through a Glass Onion launches a 20-week limited engagement at The Union Square Theater, (100 East 17th Street). Opening night is tonight, October 15.


MARE IN THE MEN'S ROOM Begins Tonight at the American Theatre of ActorsMARE IN THE MEN'S ROOM Begins Tonight at the American Theatre of Actors
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/15/2014) - Goldfish Memory Productions will present David L. Kimple's new play 'Mare in the Men's Room' today, October 15 - 19 at the American Theatre of Actors on 54th Street.


Kuperman Brothers Star in Columbia Stages' OVER THERE, Running Now thru 10/18 at HEREKuperman Brothers Star in Columbia Stages' OVER THERE, Running Now thru 10/18 at HERE
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)

(10/15/2014) - Columbia Stages is proud to present OVER THERE, a playful drama by Mark Ravenhill (Shopping and Fucking) and an allegory of competing ideologies set across both the Berlin Wall and consumer driven America.