Chris Barron News

Photo Flash: SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man, a new comedy written by Matt Murphy, based on the best-selling book by Dan Anderson and Maggie Berman, is now playing Off-Broadway at The 777 Theatre (777 Eighth Avenue, between 47th and 48th Streets). Directed by Tim Drucker (writer/director of Spidermusical, co-book writer for the musical Fat Camp) Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man stars Jason Michael Snow (last seen on Broadway in Book of Mormon, and the composer, co-writer and co-producer of the current internet sensationRussian Broadway Shut Down) as Dan, Lindsay Nicole Chambers (Lysistrata Jones, Forbidden Broadway, 'Submissions Only') as Robyn, and Andrew Brewer (Cougar The Musical) as Stefan. Scroll down for photos from the opening night festivities! (more...)

World-renowned Leaders in Infrastructure to Keynote at Bentley's Year in Infrastructure 2013 Conference in London, Oct. 29-31
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

The Year in Infrastructure 2013 guest keynoters include: (more...)

The Dirty Sock Funtime Band's 'The Dirty Socks Come Clean' to Be Released This November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2013

They're back! That wild Technicolor musical adventure known as The Dirty Sock Funtime Band is poised to hit the ground running with the October release of their all-new CD, The Dirty Socks Come Clean, featuring kids' music luminary Laurie Berkner as special guest. (more...)

Spin Doctors Among Line-Up for 'Stronger Than The Storm' Summer Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 07, 2013

Stronger than the Storm, a comprehensive consumer campaign developed to raise awareness of the Jersey Shore's recovery, previously announced the headliner and venue for the Jersey Shore Soundoff concert. Fans will have the opportunity to enjoy a free concert by six-time platinum recording artists, the Spin Doctors, in addition to the Jersey Shore Soundoff winning performers at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park tonight, September 7th. (more...)

Spin Doctors Among Line-Up for 'Stronger Than The Storm' Summer Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

Stronger than the Storm, a comprehensive consumer campaign developed to raise awareness of the Jersey Shore's recovery, announced today the headliner and venue for the Jersey Shore Soundoff concert. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST's Opening Night in the Park!
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 13, 2013

The Public Theater's production of the new musical LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, the second show of The Public's 2013 free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte, recently began previews on July 23. Directed by Alex Timbers, LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST features songs by Michael Friedman with book adaptation by Timbers and will run through Sunday, August 18, and opened last night, August 12. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

Becca Tobin, Derek Klena & More Set for Oklahoma Relief Benefit NY4OK, 6/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

NY4OK: A one night only, star-studded benefit concert to raise funds for the public school arts programs devastated by the recent tornadoes in Oklahoma will take place on June 17th at 9:30pm at le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleeker Street). Stars of Broadway, Film, TV, and Popular Music will bring New York together in a night of live music with a silent auction and raffle prizes. All proceeds will go to rebuilding the Oklahoma school arts programs devastated by the May tornadoes. (more...)

Spin Doctors Announce London Garage Tour With Special Guest Dodgy
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2013

Following this week's UK release of their critically acclaimed new studio album If the River Was Whiskey, the legendary Spin Doctors return to London on Wednesday 25th September to perform a rare concert at The Garage in Islington. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Visit FORBIDDEN BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2013

Gerard Alessandrini's, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: ALIVE AND KICKING, which received unanimous raves from critics and audiences alike, broke all box-office records at the 47th Street Theatre, and won spots on the Top Ten Lists of Time Magazine and the Associated Press, will wind up its current edition at the 47th Street Theatre on Sunday, April 28, in order to make room for The Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre's own season, as required by the show's lease agreement with the theatre. In the photos below, the cast gets a special visit from Lin-Manuel Miranda, Alex Lacamoire, and more! (more...)

Spin Doctors to Release 'If The River Was Whiskey' 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2013

SPIN DOCTORS will release their new album “If The River Was Whiskey” in the UK on May 6 through Ruf Records (US release is April 30). (more...)

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL Resumes Off-Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2013

Following the announcement that SILENCE! The Musical would be ending its long run on December 30th, ticket sales unexpectedly soared, shattering all previous box office records for the show so far. As a result, the producers determined that performances of the smash hit show will resume after a brief hiatus today, January 19th, at the Elektra Theatre, 669 Eighth Avenue (at 42nd St.). (more...)

Stephen Hanna Returns to SILENCE! This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2013

Beginning this Saturday, January 19th, Stephen Hanna will return to the role of Dream Hannibal in Off-Broadway's sellout sensation SILENCE! The Musical at the new Elektra Theatre in the heart of Times Square. Following the announcement that SILENCE! would be ending its long run December 30th, ticket sales unexpectedly soared, shattering all previous box office records for the show so far. As a result, the producers determined that performances of the smash hit show will resume on January 19th. Originally announced as a strictly limited engagement through August 13, 2011, SILENCE! was extended numerous times by popular demand and transferred theatres twice, ultimately landing at the new Elektra Theatre in the heart of Times Square, which was constructed especially for the show. SILENCE! opened at Theatre 80 on July 9, 2011 to unanimous rave reviews and spawned a highly successful L.A. production starring Davis Gaines and Christine Lakin. (more...)

Sean McDermott Joins SILENCE! THE MUSICAL, 1/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2013

Beginning this Saturday, January 19th, Broadway favorite Sean McDermott will star as serial killer Hannibal Lecter in Off-Broadway's smash hit SILENCE! The Musical. Following the announcement that SILENCE! would be ending its long run December 30th, ticket sales unexpectedly soared, shattering all previous box office records for the show so far. As a result, the producers determined that performances of the smash hit show will resume after a brief hiatus on January 19th. (more...)

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL Concludes 2012 Run Tonight, Resumes Jan 19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2012

SILENCE! The Musical will conclude its current run tonight at the Elektra Theatre, 669 Eighth Avenue (at 42nd St.) Following the announcement that SILENCE! would be ending its long run today, December 30th, ticket sales unexpectedly soared, shattering all previous box office records for the show so far. As a result, the producers determined that performances of the smash hit show will resume after a brief hiatus on January 19th. (more...)

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL Plays Holiday Matinee Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2012

SILENCE! The Musical will play a special added matinee performance today, December 26th at 2 PM at the Elektra Theatre. Following the announcement that SILENCE! would be ending its long run on December 30th, ticket sales unexpectedly soared, shattering all previous box office records for the show so far. As a result, the producers have determined that performances of the smash hit show will resume after a brief hiatus on January 18th. Originally announced as a strictly limited engagement through August 13, 2011, SILENCE! was extended numerous times by popular demand and transferred theatres twice, ultimately landing at the new Elektra Theatre in the heart of Times Square, which was constructed especially for the show. SILENCE! opened at Theatre 80 on July 9, 2011 to unanimous rave reviews and spawned a highly successful L.A. production starring Davis Gaines and Christine Lakin. (more...)

SILENCE! The Musical Will Resume Performance 1/18 Following 12/30 Announced Closing Date
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2012

After announcing that SILENCE! The Musical will end its run December 30th at the Elektra Theatre, ticket sales have unexpectedly soared, shattering all previous box office records for the show so far. As a result, the producers have determined that performances of the smash hit show will resume on January 18th. Originally announced as a strictly limited engagement through August 13, 2011, SILENCE! was extended numerous times by popular demand and transferred theatres twice, ultimately landing at the new Elektra Theatre in the heart of Times Square, which was constructed especially for the show. SILENCE! opened at Theatre 80 on July 9, 2011 to unanimous rave reviews and spawned a highly successful L.A. production starring Davis Gaines and Christine Lakin. (more...)

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL Plays Holiday Matinee, 12/26
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2012

SILENCE! The Musical will play a special added matinee performance next Wednesday, December 26th at 2 PM at the Elektra Theatre. (more...)

SILENCE! Enters Final Three Weeks Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2012

SILENCE! The Musical will end its-month run Sunday evening, December 30th at the Elektra Theatre. The production will have played a total of 447 performances and eight previews. Originally announced as a strictly limited engagement through August 13, 2011, SILENCE! was extended numerous times by popular demand and transferred theatres twice, ultimately landing at the new Elektra Theatre in the heart of Times Square, which was constructed especially for the show. SILENCE! opened at Theatre 80 on July 9, 2011 to unanimous rave reviews and spawned a highly successful L.A. production starring Davis Gaines and Christine Lakin. (more...)

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL Closes Today at Hayworth Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2012

The Los Angeles Company of the Off-Broadway smash hit Silence! The Musical at the Hayworth Theatre ends its run today, December 9, 2012. (more...)

SILENCE! The Musical Enters Final Four Weeks of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Dec 05, 2012

SILENCE! The Musical will end its 18-month run Sunday evening, December 30th at the Elektra Theatre. The production will have played a total of 447 performances and eight previews. Originally announced as a strictly limited engagement through August 13, 2011, SILENCE! was extended numerous times by popular demand and transferred theatres twice, ultimately landing at the new Elektra Theatre in the heart of Times Square, which was constructed especially for the show. SILENCE! spawned an L.A. production, which is currently running through this Sunday, December 9th at the Hayworth Theatre starring Davis Gaines and Christine Lakin. (more...)

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