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Broadway AM Report, 4/27/2016 - 'LONG DAY'S JOURNEY' Opens and More!Broadway AM Report, 4/27/2016 - 'LONG DAY'S JOURNEY' Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 27, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, starring Jessica Lange, opens on Broadway, plus ANYTHING GOES bows at Goodspeed and Helen Mirren chats Shakespeare at the NYPL! (more...)

Danai Gurira, Martha Plimpton & More Will be Honored at 7th Annual Lilly AwardsDanai Gurira, Martha Plimpton & More Will be Honored at 7th Annual Lilly Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

The 7th Annual Lilly Awards Ceremony, which celebrates women of distinction in the American Theater, will this year honor playwright Danai Gurira, actor Martha Plimpton, director Kate Whoriskey, actor Mia Katigbak, and more to be announced. The Lilly Awards will be presented Monday, May 23, at the Signature Theatre (480 West 42nd St). (more...)

Broadway's ECLIPSED Honors Abducted Women of #BringBackOurGirlsBroadway's ECLIPSED Honors Abducted Women of #BringBackOurGirls
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

On Friday, April 15, 2016, the Broadway play ECLIPSED by Danai Gurira - a story about the navigation of five women through the vicious Liberian civil war - observed a moment of silence during the curtain call to honor of the hundreds of missing girls who, in 2014 were abducted by members of Boko Haram, a terrorist group, at the Chibok school in Northern Nigeria: #BringBackOurGirls. (more...)

SHE LOVES ME, HAMILTON, THE CRUCIBLE & More Earn 2016 Drama League Nominations; Check Out the Full List!SHE LOVES ME, HAMILTON, THE CRUCIBLE & More Earn 2016 Drama League Nominations; Check Out the Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

The 2016 Drama League Award Nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award were just announced this morning at Sardi's, by Aladdin stars Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed and James Monroe Iglehart. Check out the full list of nominees below! (more...)

Award Season Begins! AMERICAN PSYCHO and SHE LOVES ME Lead the Pack with Outer Critics Circle NominationsAward Season Begins! AMERICAN PSYCHO and SHE LOVES ME Lead the Pack with Outer Critics Circle Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Just this morning, Something Rotten and Spotlight star Brian d'Arcy James along with this season's break-out and genuflecting sensation Jennifer Simard from Broadway's Disaster announced the The Outer Critics Circle nominees for the 2015-16 season from New York's legendary Algonquin Hotel (59 W 44th Street.)  Outer Critics Circle nominations are the first major Broadway/Off-Broadway award nominees of the New York theater season. (more...)

VIDEO: ECLIPSED Playwright Danai Gurira Pledges To 'Love Our Girls'VIDEO: ECLIPSED Playwright Danai Gurira Pledges To 'Love Our Girls'
by Michael Dale - Apr 14, 2016

Born on February 14th, the actor/playwright is asking people to dedicate the 14th of every month to making people aware of everyday atrocities against girls. (more...)

VIDEO: ECLIPSED's Lupita Nyong'o 'Enjoying Every Moment' of Broadway DebutVIDEO: ECLIPSED's Lupita Nyong'o 'Enjoying Every Moment' of Broadway Debut
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Lupita Nyong'o stopped by today's "LIVE" today to talk with hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan about making her Broadway debut in ECLIPSED. (more...)

HAND TO GOD, ECLIPSED & More Set for Unicorn Theatre's 2016-17 SeasonHAND TO GOD, ECLIPSED & More Set for Unicorn Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Unicorn Theatre, under the artistic leadership of Producing Artistic Director Cynthia Levin, announces the 43rd season of thought-provoking new plays. The new season will open September 7, 2016 and include eight regular season shows. Subscriptions for the new season are on sale now. In addition to a full line up of new productions to Kansas City, the Unicorn will also continue the In-Progress New Play Reading Series, bringing scripts in development and under consideration for production in upcoming seasons before the public. More details on the season will follow this summer. (more...)

McCarter Theatre to End 2015-16 Season with World Premiere of ALL THE DAYSMcCarter Theatre to End 2015-16 Season with World Premiere of ALL THE DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

If it's not one thing, it's your mother. McCarter Theatre Center is proud to present the World Premiere of Sharyn Rothstein's ALL THE DAYS, a blend of drama and comedy about the hectic history among eccentric mother, her grown daughter, and extended family. (more...)

HEAD OF PASSES, Starring Phylicia Rashad, Extends Again at the PublicHEAD OF PASSES, Starring Phylicia Rashad, Extends Again at the Public
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The Public Theater announced an additional one-week extension today for the New York premiere of Head of Passes, part of Oskar Eustis' 10th anniversary season. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/9/2016
by - Apr 9, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/9/2016. (more...)

TWITTER WATCH: New York's Mayor Bill de Blasio Introduces Broadway's 'Emergency Alert System'TWITTER WATCH: New York's Mayor Bill de Blasio Introduces Broadway's 'Emergency Alert System'
by Michael Dale - Apr 6, 2016

A funny tweet from the mayor features a color-coded ranking of Broadway emergencies. (more...)

THEATER TALK to Welcome ECLIPSED's Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira & Liesl Tommy This WeekendTHEATER TALK to Welcome ECLIPSED's Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira & Liesl Tommy This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

An all-new THEATER TALK presents playwright Danai Gurira, actress Lupita Nyong'o and director Liesl Tommy discussing their collaboration on Eclipsed, Gurira's powerful drama about young women kidnapped and used as 'wives' by warlords in the Liberian civil war. The play explores the women's strategies to survive and their struggle to find a way out of their situation for all the women in their country. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Alec Baldwin, Spike Lee & More Celebrate NYU Tisch School of the ArtsPhoto Coverage: Alec Baldwin, Spike Lee & More Celebrate NYU Tisch School of the Arts
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 5, 2016

NYU Tisch School of the Arts just celebrated its 50th Anniversary Gala, 'Celebrating the Past/Creating the Future,' last night, April 4, 2016, at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall. The gala event was hosted by alumni Alec Baldwin ('94) and Spike Lee ('82). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special night below! (more...)

VIDEO: ECLIPSED's Lupita Nyong'o Pulls April Fools Day Prank on Cast-MatesVIDEO: ECLIPSED's Lupita Nyong'o Pulls April Fools Day Prank on Cast-Mates
by Michael Dale - Apr 4, 2016

The Oscar-winner has a little fun with the other members of ECLIPSED's superb acting ensemble. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - THE WALKING DEAD Season 6 FinaleVIDEO: Sneak Peek - THE WALKING DEAD Season 6 Finale
by - Apr 4, 2016

Don't miss the Season 6 Finale of AMC's THE WALKING DEAD, airing Sun., Apr. 3 at 9/8c. Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

Alec Baldwin, Spike Lee Host NYU Tisch School of the Arts' 50th Anniversary Gala TonightAlec Baldwin, Spike Lee Host NYU Tisch School of the Arts' 50th Anniversary Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

NYU Tisch School of the Arts fetes its alumni honorees at its 50th Anniversary Gala, 'Celebrating the Past/Creating the Future,' tonight, April 4, 2016, at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall. The gala event will be hosted by alumni Alec Baldwin ('94) and Spike Lee ('82). (more...)

Breaking News: Lortel Award Nominations Announced; THE HUMANS and FUTURITY LeadBreaking News: Lortel Award Nominations Announced; THE HUMANS and FUTURITY Lead
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 18 categories for the 31st Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Lortel Awards will be presented on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00 PM EST. This year's event will once again benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

BWW Interview: A Women's History Month Special with ECLIPSED Director Liesl TommyBWW Interview: A Women's History Month Special with ECLIPSED Director Liesl Tommy
by Adrienne Onofri - Mar 30, 2016

It's only appropriate that Tommy, who's committed to diversity and an int'l perspective in theater, is helming an Africa-set play that's Broadway's first ever whose writer, director and cast are all black women. (more...)

Photo: AMC Shares Teaser Image of THE WALKING DEAD's 'Negan'Photo: AMC Shares Teaser Image of THE WALKING DEAD's 'Negan'
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

AMC released today a teaser image of THE WALKING DEAD character Negan, played by Jeffrey Dean Morgan, along with his weapon of choice, 'Lucille,' a baseball bat wrapped in barbed wire. (more...)

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