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VIDEO: THE IMBIBLE Creator to Launch BROADWAY BARTENDER Series with Cast of SCHOOL OF ROCK; Watch the Trailer! VIDEO: THE IMBIBLE Creator to Launch BROADWAY BARTENDER Series with Cast of SCHOOL OF ROCK; Watch the Trailer!
by BWW News Desk on March 29, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Broadway Bartender is a brand new weekly video webcast hosted by Anthony Caporale, the creator and star of The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking, currently in an open-ended run at New World Stages. The series will launch tomorrow night, March 30, at 10PM EST on BeTerrific.com, featuring guests from Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK. Watch a promo for the show below! (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at the Cast of Annie Baker's THE ANTIPODES at Signature Theatre Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at the Cast of Annie Baker's THE ANTIPODES at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk on March 29, 2017 in Off-Broadway

The Signature Theatre world premiere production of The Antipodes, written by Residency Five playwright Annie Baker and directed by Lila Neugebauer, has just been extended by one week for a second time and will now run through May 28, 2017 with a Sunday, April 23 opening in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)
Catherine Russell to Make Theatre History After 30 Years Performing in PERFECT CRIME Catherine Russell to Make Theatre History After 30 Years Performing in PERFECT CRIME
by BWW News Desk on March 29, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Catherine Russell is about to be the first actress in theater history ever to reach a milestone 30 years performing in the same role, in the Off-Broadway play, PERFECT CRIME. (more...)
Dianne Wiest to Lead Yale Rep's HAPPY DAYS at Theatre for a New Audience Dianne Wiest to Lead Yale Rep's HAPPY DAYS at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk on March 29, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Theatre for a New Audience will present the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Samuel Beckett's masterpiece Happy Days. Two-time Academy Award-winner Dianne Wiest (Hannah and Her Sisters, Bullets over Broadway) plays Winnie, widely considered modern drama's pinnacle female role, alongside Jarlath Conroy, who plays Willie, directed by Yale Repertory Theatre Artistic Director James Bundy. (more...)
John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Extends at The Public John Leguizamo's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Extends at The Public
by BWW News Desk on March 29, 2017 in Off-Broadway

The Public Theater announced today that three final performances have been added to the critically acclaimed New York premiere of Latin History for Morons, created and performed by John Leguizamo. Directed by Tony Taccone, this fiercely funny, satirical one-man show was inspired by Leguizamo's observation that Latinos are essentially invisible in the standard American history curriculum. (more...)
Classic Stage Company Gala Celebrates Stephen Schwartz with Patina Miller, Judy Kuhn, Jeremy Jordan, and More Classic Stage Company Gala Celebrates Stephen Schwartz with Patina Miller, Judy Kuhn, Jeremy Jordan, and More
by BWW News Desk on March 29, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Danielle Brooks, Gabriel Ebert, Raul Esparza, Ann Harada, Judy Kuhn, Jeremy Jordan, Patina Miller, Jason Sudeikis, George Takei, Broadway Inspirational Voices and many others to be announced will headline Musical Masterworks, The Music of Stephen Schwartz, a gala benefit for Off-Broadway's esteemed Classic Stage Company on Monday, May 15, 2017 at Alice Tully Hall (1941 Broadway). (more...)
BWW Review: John Leguizamo Brushes Up On LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS BWW Review: John Leguizamo Brushes Up On LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS
by Michael Dale on March 29, 2017 in Off-Broadway

It's no secret to theatregoer's that the frenetically paced, multi-character solo plays by Obie-winner John Leguizamo have provided far more insight into Latin-American history and culture than can be found in most American school textbooks. (more...)
Writers of Color to Stand in the Spotlight in Musical Theatre Factory's LIFT EVERY VOICE AND SING Writers of Color to Stand in the Spotlight in Musical Theatre Factory's LIFT EVERY VOICE AND SING
by BWW News Desk on March 28, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Musical Theatre Factory has announced that it will present 'LIFT EVERY VOICE AND SING'on April 12th at 9:30PM as the next offering in its lineup of Joe's Pub Concert Series. (more...)
Obie Winner Russell G. Jones to Take Part in FAMOUS BLUE RAINCOAT Reading at The Directors Studio Obie Winner Russell G. Jones to Take Part in FAMOUS BLUE RAINCOAT Reading at The Directors Studio
by BWW News Desk on March 28, 2017 in Off-Broadway

The Directors Company has announced its next play in its monthly reading series in The Directors Studio, Famous Blue Raincoat, by Robert Emmet Lunney, featuring Obie Award winner Russell G. Jones (Ruined), Florencia Lozano, and PJ Sosko. The reading will be directed by Jackson Gay. (more...)
Annie Baker's THE ANTIPODES Extends Again at Signature Theatre Annie Baker's THE ANTIPODES Extends Again at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk on March 28, 2017 in Off-Broadway

The Signature Theatre world premiere production of The Antipodes, written by Residency Five playwright Annie Baker and directed by Lila Neugebauer, has been extended by one week for a second time. (more...)
Photo Flash: CHURCH & STATE Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway Photo Flash: CHURCH & STATE Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk on March 28, 2017 in Off-Broadway

The New York Premiere of Church & State, the critically acclaimed play by Jason Odell Williams, opened last night at New World Stages (340 W. 50th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues) for an open-ended engagement. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening bows and festivities below! (more...)
BWW TV: Watch John Leguizamo School the Audience in LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Off-Broadway BWW TV: Watch John Leguizamo School the Audience in LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS Off-Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV on March 28, 2017 in Off-Broadway

The Public's New York premiere of Latin History for Morons, created and performed by John Leguizamo, and directed by Tony Taccone, opened last night Off-Broadway. Watch highlights from the production below! (more...)
SELL/BUY/DATE's Sarah Jones to Emcee 8th Annual Lilly Awards SELL/BUY/DATE's Sarah Jones to Emcee 8th Annual Lilly Awards
by BWW News Desk on March 28, 2017 in Off-Broadway

The 8th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony, which celebrates women of distinction in the American Theater, will this year be hosted by Tony Award-winning playwright, Sarah Jones, with honorees to be announced soon. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Harvey Fierstein and More in GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM at The Public Photo Flash: First Look at Harvey Fierstein and More in GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM at The Public
by BWW News Desk on March 28, 2017 in Off-Broadway

The Public's world premiere of Gently Down the Stream, written by Martin Sherman and directed by Sean Mathias, has been extended to run through May 14, with an official press opening on Wednesday, April 5. Tony winner Harvey Fierstein takes the stage in a ravishing world premiere by one of the most influential playwrights of our time. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)
Dolly Wells Replaces Maura Tierney in Hamish Linklater's THE WHIRLIGIG Off-Broadway Dolly Wells Replaces Maura Tierney in Hamish Linklater's THE WHIRLIGIG Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk on March 28, 2017 in Off-Broadway

The New Group has announced that Dolly Wells will join Noah Bean, Norbert Leo Butz, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Zosia Mamet, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten in Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig. (more...)
MCC Theater Launches Matching Challenge to Fund First Permanent Home MCC Theater Launches Matching Challenge to Fund First Permanent Home
by BWW News Desk on March 28, 2017 in Off-Broadway

MCC Theater announced today the launch of a matching gift challenge made possible by The Robert W. Wilson Charitable Trust. (more...)
Tickets on Sale Today for David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM Off-Broadway Tickets on Sale Today for David Rabe's IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk on March 28, 2017 in Off-Broadway

As previously announced, playwright David Rabe has greenlighted a new Off-Broadway production of IN THE BOOM BOOM ROOM, beginning performances April 21st at American Theatre of Actors, 314 West 54 Street (between Eighth & Ninth Ave). (more...)
'MIGHTY REAL' and 'PHYLLIS HYMAN' Come Together for a Spring Weekend at The Gramercy Theater 'MIGHTY REAL' and 'PHYLLIS HYMAN' Come Together for a Spring Weekend at The Gramercy Theater
by BWW News Desk on March 27, 2017 in Off-Broadway

AnthonyKen LLC will present their two hit biographical musicals MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL and AN EVENING WITH PHYLLIS HYMAN together for one weekend only at The Gramercy Theater (127 East 23rd Street) this May. (more...)
BWW Interview: Robert Cuccioli Is the Mysterious WHITE GUY ON THE BUS BWW Interview: Robert Cuccioli Is the Mysterious WHITE GUY ON THE BUS
by Naomi Serviss on March 29, 2017 in Off-Broadway

The Broadway veteran stars in a play that questions perceptions of race and economic disparity and pushes people's buttons in this volatile time. (more...)
Placido Domingo on Relatability of FIGARO (90210), Starting Next Month Off-Broadway Placido Domingo on Relatability of FIGARO (90210), Starting Next Month Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk on March 27, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Following a critically-acclaimed run in 2016, ¡Figaro! (90210) returns to the New York stage April 7th through April 23rd for 15 performances only. (more...)
Three Plays from Ma-Yi Theater on Tap for A.C.T.'s  2017 New Strands Residency Three Plays from Ma-Yi Theater on Tap for A.C.T.'s 2017 New Strands Residency
by BWW News Desk on March 27, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Today, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.)'s Associate Artistic Director Andy Donald announced the first projects to be chosen for A.C.T.'s inaugural New Strands Residency program. Three playwrights/plays from New York City's acclaimed Ma-Yi Theater Company will participate. (more...)
Off-Broadway's NewYorkRep and The Telling Company Join Forces Off-Broadway's NewYorkRep and The Telling Company Join Forces
by BWW News Desk on March 27, 2017 in Off-Broadway

NewYorkRep and The Telling Company have joined forces, now to be known as the 'new' NewYorkRep. Under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Markus Potter and Executive Director Gayle Damiano Waxenberg, NewYorkRep produces new plays and musicals that inspire and compel social change by telling stories that expose the travesty and beauty of our humanity. (more...)
Amber Tamblyn to Make Off-Broadway Debut in CAN YOU FORGIVE HER? at the Vineyard Amber Tamblyn to Make Off-Broadway Debut in CAN YOU FORGIVE HER? at the Vineyard
by BWW News Desk on March 27, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce casting for the New York premiere of two-time Pulitzer Prize-finalist Gina Gionfriddo's CAN YOU FORGIVE HER?, directed by Peter DuBois (SONS OF THE PROPHET, BECKY SHAW). (more...)
'BIG GAY ITALIAN...' Trilogy Takes a Gamble on Atlantic City 'BIG GAY ITALIAN...' Trilogy Takes a Gamble on Atlantic City
by BWW News Desk on March 27, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Have you always had dreams of being on Broadway? Do you love to act? Well then do we have a BIG opportunity for you! (more...)
Comedy trio Unitard Announces Residency at Joe's Pub Comedy trio Unitard Announces Residency at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk on March 27, 2017 in Off-Broadway

Comedy trio Unitard (Mike Albo, Nora Burns and David Ilku) have announced their residency at Joe's Pub at The Public, kicking off with the premiere date May 3. The acclaimed comedy trio Unitard is made up of the combined talents of Mike Albo (former New York Times columnist and author of The Underminer as well as established solo performer), Nora Burns (of the comedy group The Nellie Olesons), and David Ilku (member of the Dueling Bankheads) (more...)