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Broadway Adaptations of BEETLEJUICE, NIGHT SHIFT & More In the Works at Warner BrosBroadway Adaptations of BEETLEJUICE, NIGHT SHIFT & More In the Works at Warner Bros
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Warner Bros' theater slate includes a musical adaptation of the 1982 comedy film NIGHT SHIFT, and a play adaptation of the 1975 crime drama DOG DAY AFTERNOON, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis. (more...)

Actor In Love with Brelby Featured in PETER AND THE STARCATCHERActor In Love with Brelby Featured in PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

Peter and the Starcatcher opens January 20th at the 75-seat Brelby Playhouse in Historic Downtown Glendale. (more...)

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Accepting Applications for Summer 2017Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Accepting Applications for Summer 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Kathy Evans, Founding Executive Director of Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, announced that applications are open to all musical theatre writers for this summer's retreats. Rhinebeck Writers Retreat will host 9 musical theatre writing teams for 9 consecutive weeklong residencies in the Hudson Valley, New York. (more...)

Jo Lampert to Star in David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE at The Public; Cast Set!Jo Lampert to Star in David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE at The Public; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The Public Theater has announced casting for JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE, with book, music, and lyrics by David Byrne. (more...)

David Rasche and Kecia Lewis to Lead THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH at Theatre for a New AudienceDavid Rasche and Kecia Lewis to Lead THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience has announced the performance schedule, cast and creative team for director Arin Arbus's new staging of Thornton Wilder's comic masterpiece The Skin of Our Teeth, the first major New York production since 1998. (more...)

How is HAMILTON Revenue Helping the Public Theater? Oskar Eustis ExplainsHow is HAMILTON Revenue Helping the Public Theater? Oskar Eustis Explains
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

In a recent interview with News Chief, Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis explains that he has a different economic philosophy from the Public's founder Joe Papp. The non-profit has a 10% stake in mega-hit Hamilton, though only a small portion goes into the theatre's operating budget. Noting that the Hamilton revenue 'won't be around forever,' he explains that only $250,000 goes into the Public's operating budget an the rest is placed in cash reserves for 'artistic programs, acquisition of space, raising payments for artists.' (more...)

The Tank to Launch 'Save & Print' Series with HOTTENTOTTED This FebruaryThe Tank to Launch 'Save & Print' Series with HOTTENTOTTED This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The Tank will present HOTTENTOTTED written by Charly Evon Simpson, directed by Colette Robert. (more...)

OH HELLO!'s Nick Kroll and John Mulaney to Co-Host the 2017 Film Independent Spirit AwardsOH HELLO!'s Nick Kroll and John Mulaney to Co-Host the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The Film Independent Organization announced today that acclaimed funnymen and all-around comedy auteurs Nick Kroll and John MULANEY with join forces to co-host the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards (more...)

OH, HELLO Packs in the Tuna, Breaks Lyceum Theatre Box Office RecordsOH, HELLO Packs in the Tuna, Breaks Lyceum Theatre Box Office Records
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

OH, HELLO on Broadway has shattered the box office record at the Lyceum Theatre. The show, which stars Nick Kroll and John Mulaney's inexplicably popular alter egos in their acclaimed Broadway masterpiece, grossed $911,602 over nine performances the week ending January 2. The previous record was held by the 2008 production of Macbeth, starring Patrick Stewart. (more...)

VIDEO: John Mulaney Talks OH HELLO! on 'Live': 'We Love Old Guys from New York!'VIDEO: John Mulaney Talks OH HELLO! on 'Live': 'We Love Old Guys from New York!'
by TV News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

The very funny John Mulaney co-hosted LIVE WITH KELLY with Kelly Ripa this morning and talked about starring in the Broadway show OH HELLO! with fellow comedian Nick Kroll. (more...)

The Tank to Launch 2017 Season with World Premiere of PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLANDThe Tank to Launch 2017 Season with World Premiere of PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

The Tank will host the world premiere of PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND, co-written by Skylar Fox and Simon Henriques, and directed by Skylar Fox. (more...)

Alex Timbers In Talks to Helm Disney's CRUELLA, Starring Emma StoneAlex Timbers In Talks to Helm Disney's CRUELLA, Starring Emma Stone
by Movies News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Broadway director Alex Timbers is currently in talks to helm the live-action film CRUELLA for Walt Disney Studios. (more...)

Tricky Relationships to Take the Stage in WHAT WE WANTED Off-BroadwayTricky Relationships to Take the Stage in WHAT WE WANTED Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

What We Wanted, a new play written by David Harms, will have its premiere at The Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street), directed by Drew Foster. What We Wanted is set for a limited engagement from January 3 to January 15, 2017, with opening night set for Thursday, January 5, 2017. (more...)

Casting Complete for The Drama League's DIRECTORFEST 2016Casting Complete for The Drama League's DIRECTORFEST 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The Drama League has announced full casting for DirectorFest 2016: The 33rdAnnual Directors Festival, an evening of four short plays staged by The Drama League Directors Project Fall Directing Fellows Candis C. Jones, James Dean Palmer, Jesca Prudencio, and Shaun Patrick Tubbs. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for HERE LIES LOVE Next Spring at Seattle RepTickets on Sale for HERE LIES LOVE Next Spring at Seattle Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Single tickets are now on sale for Seattle Rep's highly anticipated production of David Byrne (Talking Heads) and Fatboy Slim's epic HERE LIES LOVE, running April 7-May 28, 2017. (more...)

Works from Nightdrive, Buran Theatre, Sinking Ship and More Set for The Tank's 2017 SeasonWorks from Nightdrive, Buran Theatre, Sinking Ship and More Set for The Tank's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Tank has announced their 2017 spring season line up. Performances are at The Tank's midtown home (151 West 46th Street, between 6th & 7th Avenues) as well as at various venues throughout NYC. (more...)

Candis C. Jones, Jesca Prudencio, and More Complete The Drama League's 'Directorfest 2016' Line UpCandis C. Jones, Jesca Prudencio, and More Complete The Drama League's 'Directorfest 2016' Line Up
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks) has announced full casting for DirectorFest 2016: The 33rd Annual Directors Festival, an evening of four short plays staged by The Drama League Directors Project Fall Directing Fellows Candis C. Jones, James Dean Palmer, Jesca Prudencio, and Shaun Patrick Tubbs. (more...)

New York Live Arts Presents Sonya Tayeh's New Work YOU'LL STILL CALL ME BY NAMENew York Live Arts Presents Sonya Tayeh's New Work YOU'LL STILL CALL ME BY NAME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

New York Live Arts presents Sonya Tayeh, Obie and Lucille Lortel award winner and Drama Desk and two-time Emmy award nominated choreographer, in her New York City debut of an evening-length original work, you'll still call me by name, an emotionally charged dance-symphony that explores a mystifying, complex and jagged relationship between a mother and daughter. Commissioned by New York Live Arts and presented through its Live Feed creative residency program, the performances will take place December 9-11 and 14-17, 2016, at 7:30PM at New York Live Arts, 219 West 19thStreet, NYC. Press night is December 10, 7:30PM.  For tickets and information, call 212 924 0077 or visit livearts. (more...)

More Tuna! OH, HELLO Extends on Broadway Through January 22More Tuna! OH, HELLO Extends on Broadway Through January 22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Theatergoers just can't get enough of Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland! Once again, OH, HELLO on BROADWAY has extended its engagement by one week to Sunday January 22, 2017. This will now be the final chance for audiences to catch Nick Kroll and John Mulaney's inexplicably popular alter egos in their acclaimed Broadway masterpiece. (more...)

A.C.T. Replaces HERE LIES LOVE with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLINA.C.T. Replaces HERE LIES LOVE with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) announced today the cancellation of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's Here Lies Love,originally scheduled to close A.C.T.'s 2016-17 season. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the legendary Summer of Love in San Francisco-coinciding with A.C.T.'s 50th anniversary-A.C.T. will now present the critically acclaimed musical, A Night with Janis Joplin.  (more...)

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