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Watch Award-Winning Shows on BroadwayHD and Vote for the Theater Fans' Choice AwardsWatch Award-Winning Shows on BroadwayHD and Vote for the Theater Fans' Choice Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - May 26, 2017

As the Tony Awards approach, and New York's other prestigious awards are being handed out, what better time to dive into some of Broadway's best productions ever captured on film. In BroadwayHD's vast library, they have countless award-winning productions ready to stream.  We have pulled together some of our favorites below. Check them out and don't forget to vote in the 15th Annual Theater Fans' Choice Awards. After you have voted for your favorite shows, designs, and performances of the season, you will receive a code for one free month of BroadwayHD as a thank you.  (more...)

Tony Winner David Rockwell Will Design West Side Arts Center- The ShedTony Winner David Rockwell Will Design West Side Arts Center- The Shed
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Daniel L. Doctoroff, Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Alex Poots, Founding Artistic Director and CEO of New York's new center for artistic invention, The Shed, today announced an extraordinary lead gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies of $75 million toward the capital campaign for the new institution. Currently under construction on Manhattan's west side, where the High Line meets Hudson Yards, The Shed is scheduled to open to the public in spring 2019. (more...)

Shed Arts Center Receives $75 Million Donation from Michael BloombergShed Arts Center Receives $75 Million Donation from Michael Bloomberg
by Stephanie Wild - May 24, 2017

According to the New York Times, the new arts center known as the Shed that is being built in Hudson Yards has received $75 million from Michael Bloomberg. He had previously made a $15 million contribution in 2012, which until now was undisclosed, and he added $60 million to that on Wednesday. (more...)

Disney/ABC's Kevin Brockman Joins Second Stage Board of DirectorsDisney/ABC's Kevin Brockman Joins Second Stage Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Second Stage Theater, the preeminent home for American plays and living American playwrights, has announced that Kevin Brockman, Executive Vice President, Global Communications, Disney/ABC Television Group, has joined the company's Board of Directors. (more...)

VIDEO: The Tight Knit Family Gets Their TV Debut: See a Sneak Peek of FALSETTOS on PBSVIDEO: The Tight Knit Family Gets Their TV Debut: See a Sneak Peek of FALSETTOS on PBS
by Stage Tube - May 19, 2017

The Broadway revival of William Finn and James Lapine's musical FALSETTOS will air as part of PBS' 'Live From Lincoln Center.' See a sneak peek below! (more...)

The Drag Queens of Comedy 2017 to Bring Uproarious Drag Queens to Times SquareThe Drag Queens of Comedy 2017 to Bring Uproarious Drag Queens to Times Square
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

History will be made in Times Square in May when the 'Crossroads of America' plays host to The Drag Queens of Comedy 2017, featuring 10 of the most outrageous and uproarious drag queens to ever throw shade over the 'Great White Way.' Producer, celebutante and heiress Sasha Soprano presents the largest drag queen show ever served up to The Big Apple! (more...)

Phylicia Rashad Signs on for 'MIDSUMMER' at Shakespeare in the Park; More Casting Announced!Phylicia Rashad Signs on for 'MIDSUMMER' at Shakespeare in the Park; More Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Public Theater announced additional casting today for the 2017 Free Shakespeare in the Park season, beginning Tuesday, May 23 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, continuing a 55-year tradition of free theater in Central Park. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with John Douglas Thompson and More for JULIUS CAESAR in the ParkPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with John Douglas Thompson and More for JULIUS CAESAR in the Park
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Public Theater is gearing up for its 2017 Free Shakespeare in the Park season, beginning Tuesday, May 23 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, continuing a 55-year tradition of free theater in Central Park. The rarely seen Julius Caesar, directed by The Public's Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, begins previews Tuesday, May 23 and runs through Sunday, June 18 with an official press opening on Monday, June 12. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal! (more...)

Sheldon and Margery Harnick to Release 2nd Book, KOI: A MODERN FOLKTALE, This JuneSheldon and Margery Harnick to Release 2nd Book, KOI: A MODERN FOLKTALE, This June
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Margery Gray Harnick and Matt Harnick have joined their talents for photography with Sheldon Harnick's lyrical writing to publish 'Koi: A Modern Folktale', available June 21, 2017. (more...)

Cast of FALSETTOS Revival Excited To Reunite During Tonys SeasonCast of FALSETTOS Revival Excited To Reunite During Tonys Season
by Alan Henry - May 2, 2017

The cast of FALSETTOS on Broadway are excited to reunite during Tonys season following nominations this morning for Stephanie J. Block, Christian Borle, Andrew Rannells, and Brandon Uranowitz. The production is set to be broadcast on Live from Lincoln Centre later this year on PBS. (more...)

Michael Moore to Take Aim at Donald Trump in Broadway Debut This JulyMichael Moore to Take Aim at Donald Trump in Broadway Debut This July
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Academy Award-winning filmmaker and best-selling author Michael Moore made an exciting theatrical announcement today. (more...)

The Drag Queens of Comedy Invade New York City For Two Shows This MayThe Drag Queens of Comedy Invade New York City For Two Shows This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

History will be made in Times Square in May when the "Crossroads of America" plays host to The Drag Queens of Comedy 2017, featuring 10 of the most outrageous and uproarious drag queens to ever throw shade over the "Great White Way." Producer, celebutante and heiress Sasha Soprano presents the largest drag queen show ever served up to The Big Apple! (more...)

BWW TV: Hard Hats at the Ready, Second Stage Announces Season from New Broadway Home!BWW TV: Hard Hats at the Ready, Second Stage Announces Season from New Broadway Home!
by TV - Press Previews - Apr 22, 2017

Earlier this week, Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) announced productions for its inaugural Broadway season at the historic Hayes Theater on Broadway. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Second Stage Theater Gets Ready for Its Inaugural Broadway SeasonPhoto Coverage: Second Stage Theater Gets Ready for Its Inaugural Broadway Season
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 20, 2017

Earlier this week, Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) announced productions for its inaugural Broadway season at the historic Hayes Theater on Broadway. (more...)

Breaking: Kenneth Lonergan's LOBBY HERO, Starring Michael Cera and Chris Evans, Will Kick Off Second Stage's Broadway SeasonBreaking: Kenneth Lonergan's LOBBY HERO, Starring Michael Cera and Chris Evans, Will Kick Off Second Stage's Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced productions for its inaugural Broadway season at the historic Hayes Theater on Broadway. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: KINKY BOOTS Struts Into Sydney Bringing Heels, Heart And An Inspiring Story Of AcceptanceBWW REVIEW: KINKY BOOTS Struts Into Sydney Bringing Heels, Heart And An Inspiring Story Of Acceptance
by Jade Kops - Apr 20, 2017

Harvey Fierstein and Cindi Lauper's multi award winning, feel good hit KINKY BOOTS delighted Sydney's opening night audience with its heart-warming story of courage, acceptance and fabulous footwear. (more...)

Shaina Taub's AS YOU LIKE IT Musical Adaptation to Bring Friends, Feuds and Romance to Public Works This FallShaina Taub's AS YOU LIKE IT Musical Adaptation to Bring Friends, Feuds and Romance to Public Works This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Public Theater will kick off the 2017-18 season in September with a free Public Works musical adaptation of AS YOU LIKE IT, adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery, with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub. Directed by Laurie Woolery, AS YOU LIKE IT will once again feature over 200 actors and community members alongside equity actors. Now in its fifth season, this unforgettable Public Works musical adaptation about chance encounters and self-discovery, will run for five nights for free, September 1-5, at the Delacorte Theater. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Neil Patrick Harris and IN & OF ITSELF  Company Celebrate Opening NightPhoto Coverage: Neil Patrick Harris and IN & OF ITSELF Company Celebrate Opening Night
by Walter McBride - Apr 13, 2017

Following a sold-out, five-time extended engagement at Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles, Werner Entertainment, Gary Goddard Entertainment, Prediction Productions and five-time Emmy & Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris are pleased to present the New York Premiere of the acclaimed show IN & OF ITSELF, created and performed by three-time Academy of Magical Arts Award winner Derek DelGaudio (Nothing to Hide) and directed by four-time Emmy Award winner Frank Oz (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Little Shop of Horrors, Star Wars). The 10-week limited engagement celebrates its Opening Night tonight, Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at the Daryl Roth Theatre in Union Square. (more...)

Chisa Hutchinson's SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER Finds Full Company at Second StageChisa Hutchinson's SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER Finds Full Company at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

As previously announced, Second Stage Theatre will begin the 2017 Uptown Series with the world premiere of Chisa Hutchinson's SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER, directed by MAY ADRALES. (more...)

Kravis Center to Present 2013 Tony Award-Winning Best Musical KINKY BOOTSKravis Center to Present 2013 Tony Award-Winning Best Musical KINKY BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy® Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), opens at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts on April 18 - 23. (more...)

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