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Arj Barker Set for Comedy Works Larimer Square, 6/23-25Arj Barker Set for Comedy Works Larimer Square, 6/23-25
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Arj Barker is an American stand-up comedian who is developing a huge following in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and all over the world. He is best known as 'Dave' in the hit HBO sitcom Flight of the Conchords. He is also co-creator of the hit off-Broadway show the Marijuana-logues, a parody of the Vagina Monologues. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Bay Street Theater has announced some of the principal cast of MY FAIR LADY, Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe, Based on Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw & Gabriel Pascal's motion picture, and Directed by Michael Arden, Tony Award nominee and Outer Critics Circle Award winner for Best Director of a Musical for the Broadway revival of (more...)

Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts Sets 2016-17 SeasonRichmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

The Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts announced the details of its exciting 2016-2017 Season last night. (more...)

Julie Halston, Paul Reiser & More Set for Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts' Summer 2016 Comedy ClubJulie Halston, Paul Reiser & More Set for Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts' Summer 2016 Comedy Club
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the July, August, and September lineup for the 2016 Comedy Club. Monday nights at 8 pm. All dates are available online at www.baystreet.org or calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500. All comedy performances are suggested for ages 17 and up. Comedy Club is sponsored by Saunders & Associates and The Friars Foundation. Media sponsor is Beach Magazine. (more...)

Norm Macdonald Set for Comedy Works Landmark, 6/10-11Norm Macdonald Set for Comedy Works Landmark, 6/10-11
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Norm Macdonald is best known for his four year stint on Saturday Night Live where Chevy Chase noted he was the best anchor to ever grace the chair. He is a favorite guest on late night shows, having performed the final stand-up set ever on the Late Show with David Letterman. (more...)

CBS's 48 HOURS to Present 'The Spymasters - CIA in the Crosshairs,' 5/21CBS's 48 HOURS to Present 'The Spymasters - CIA in the Crosshairs,' 5/21
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2016

What are the rules in the war on terror for America's spymasters? Will the next president bring back waterboarding as an “enhanced interrogation technique?” (more...)

Comedian Steven Wright Returning to The Orleans Showroom, 6/17-18Comedian Steven Wright Returning to The Orleans Showroom, 6/17-18
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

?Steven Wright, the Academy Award-winning and Grammy-nominated comedian known for his trademark satire, absurdist one-liners, monotone voice and deadpan delivery, will return to The Orleans Showroom June 17 and 18. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for May 16-22, Featuring Laura Benanti, Matthew Morrison, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for May 16-22, Featuring Laura Benanti, Matthew Morrison, and More!
by Louisa Brady - May 15, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Victoria Shaw: 'Under the Covers' With Special Guests Matthew and Gunnar Nelson; Laura Michelle Kelly at 54 Below; A Celebration of Laura Benanti Starring Laura Benanti and Friends; Matthew Morrison at 54 Below; and Julia Mattison IS Ruby Manger: Springtime For Ruby - A Farewell Engagement. (more...)

Darrell Hammond Coming to Comedy Works Landmark, 6/3-4Darrell Hammond Coming to Comedy Works Landmark, 6/3-4
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

?Darrell Hammond holds the title for being the longest running cast member on Saturday Night Live.  The actor and comedian has brought to life a cavalcade of politicians, media figures, celebrities and newsmakers on television through his impressions.  Amongst the great number of people he has mimicked include Bill Clinton, Sean Connery, Regis Philbin, John Travolta, Jay Leno and Donald Trump.  Darrell is known for being one of the most prolific comedians of his time.  (more...)

Martha Plimpton & More to be Honored at Women of Achievement Awards; Lisa Lampanelli to HostMartha Plimpton & More to be Honored at Women of Achievement Awards; Lisa Lampanelli to Host
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Women's Project Theater (WP Theater), under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Maureen Moynihan, has announced the 31st ANNUAL WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS GALA. (more...)

Julia Mattison's RUBY MANGER LIVE! THE FAREWELL ENGAGEMENT Set for Feinstein's/ 54 BelowJulia Mattison's RUBY MANGER LIVE! THE FAREWELL ENGAGEMENT Set for Feinstein's/ 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

'Join fictional Broadway diva Ruby Manger as she makes her long-awaited return to the New York Stage at Feinstein's/ 54 Below! Julia Mattison stars as Ms. Manger, an enigmatic Broadway icon, famous for such roles as Trudy the Blind Ghost in I See You, Not Really, But You Know What I Mean (Tony Award Winner, Best Musical and Best Actress) and as Roberta in the film 'Inside Roberta' (Sundance Film Festival rejected submission). Through a whirlwind of songs, stories, and Broadway's special guests, Ruby will re-visit her greatest career highlights and lowlights, from winning her first Tony award, to her not-so-secret love affairs, to doing quaaludes in a basement with Rod Stewart that one time. Ms. Manger is back from rehab, better than ever, and ready to re-claim her place as Broadway's shining Ruby with a thrilling and revealing evening at Broadway's Nightclub!' (more...)

National Comedy Center Acquires the Archives of Comedian George CarlinNational Comedy Center Acquires the Archives of Comedian George Carlin
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

The National Comedy Center has acquired the archives of George Carlin. The acquisition was announced last night by the comedian's daughter, Kelly Carlin, at a private event in New York hosted by the Comedy Center. (more...)

Comedian Sean Donnelly to Headline Side Splitters Comedy Club This WeekendComedian Sean Donnelly to Headline Side Splitters Comedy Club This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Side Splitters Comedy Club in Tampa will welcome SEAN DONNELLY this weekend, appearing May 12 - 15, 2016. (more...)

LATE NITE CATECHISM to Celebrate 23rd Anniversary at Royal George Theatre This MonthLATE NITE CATECHISM to Celebrate 23rd Anniversary at Royal George Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

A Chicago original and international hit, LATE NITE CATECHISM turns 23 this month in the city where it all started. (more...)

'Live at the Cabaret Volume 7: Sounds of A&R' Set for bergenPAC, 5/25'Live at the Cabaret Volume 7: Sounds of A&R' Set for bergenPAC, 5/25
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey in collaboration with The BulLion Foundation present a bergenPAC Cultural Initiative Show: Live at the Cabaret - Volume 7: Sounds of A&R, Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 7PM. (more...)

Bay Street Theater to Present Lisa Lampanelli in STUFFED, 6/25Bay Street Theater to Present Lisa Lampanelli in STUFFED, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce a one-night-only special event, LISA LAMPANELLI in STUFFED, Saturday, June 25 at 8 pm. Tickets now on sale! For tickets log on to www.baystreet.org or call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 Tuesday - Saturday 11 am - 5 pm. The Box Office will be open 7 days a week beginning Memorial Day weekend. This evening includes a special VIP ticket opportunity to mix and mingle with the artists at a cocktail party following the performance. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Mother's Day Weekend at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater elegant, electrifying and marvelously athletic, this always dazzling company returns with programs that include some of its newest works as well as classics like Revelations, Alvin Ailey's undisputed masterpiece. Friday, May 6, 2016 8:00 PM, Saturday, May 7, 2016 8:00 PM and Sunday, May 8, 2016 1:00 PM at Prudential Hall. (more...)

Jennifer Ellis, Ciaran Sheehan and Leigh Barrett to Lead Reagle's CAROUSEL This JuneJennifer Ellis, Ciaran Sheehan and Leigh Barrett to Lead Reagle's CAROUSEL This June
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston will open its 48th consecutive summer season with Rodgers and Hammerstein's masterpiece CAROUSEL from June 9-19, 2016.  (more...)

THE GAZILLION BUBBLE SHOW Set for Adelaide Festival TheatreTHE GAZILLION BUBBLE SHOW Set for Adelaide Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Get ready for the Adelaide premiere of bubble mania as the Festival Theatre is transformed into a magical bubble land from 14 - 17 July. (more...)

Tom Berklund to Lead NEXT FALL at MACHA THEATRE/FILMSTom Berklund to Lead NEXT FALL at MACHA THEATRE/FILMS
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

MACHA Theatre Co. and Treehouse Productions present the Tony Nominated and awarding winning Broadway play NEXT FALL in its 2015-1016 season. Written by Geoffrey Nauffts. NEXT FALL is about two gay men in a committed relationship with a twist, with one, Luke, being devoutly religious and the other, Adam, an atheist. The play revolves around their five-year relationship and how they make it work despite their differences. However, an accident changes everything. NEXT FALL paints a beautiful and funny portrait of modern romance, asking the hard questions about commitment, love, and faith. Directed by Robin Long. (more...)

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