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BWW Reviews: Baltimore's Bard Lights In Glen Burnie: POE'S LAST STANZA at the Sunset RestaurantBWW Reviews: Baltimore's Bard Lights In Glen Burnie: POE'S LAST STANZA at the Sunset Restaurant
by Cybele Pomeroy - Jan 27, 2015

In its first flirtation with dinner theatre, the Sunset Restaurant in Glen Burnie presents POE'S LAST STANZA, offering the Baltimore area an evening with Edgar Allen Poe in his native environment: a tavern. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Edgar Allan Poe Comes to the Stage- Inside Opening Night of NEVERMORE!Photo Coverage: Edgar Allan Poe Comes to the Stage- Inside Opening Night of NEVERMORE!
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 26, 2015

NEVERMORE - The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe, a unique theatrical experience combining haunting music, poetic storytelling, and stunning stagecraft to tell the fascinating and moving life story of iconic American writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), began performances at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues) on January 14, 2015, with an official opening last night, January 25, 2015. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside opening night below! (more...)

BWW TV: Once Upon a Midnight Dreary... Watch Highlights from New Edgar Allan Poe Musical- NEVERMORE!BWW TV: Once Upon a Midnight Dreary... Watch Highlights from New Edgar Allan Poe Musical- NEVERMORE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 23, 2015

NEVERMORE - The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe, a unique theatrical experience combining haunting music, poetic storytelling, and stunning stagecraft to tell the fascinating and moving life story of iconic American writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), began performances at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues) on January 14, 2015, with an official opening night scheduled for Sunday, January 25, 2015. Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/23/2015 - IT'S ONLY A PLAY's New Address, SCHOOL OF ROCK, NEVERMORE and More!WAKE UP with BWW 1/23/2015 - IT'S ONLY A PLAY's New Address, SCHOOL OF ROCK, NEVERMORE and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jan 23, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: IT'S ONLY A PLAY moves to its sister theater tonight, SCHOOL OF ROCK hunts for its leading players, NEVERMORE opens on Sunday and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - New World Stages' NEVERMORE Brings Edgar Allan Poe Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: First Look - New World Stages' NEVERMORE Brings Edgar Allan Poe Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

NEVERMORE - The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe,a unique theatrical experience combining haunting music, poetic storytelling, and stunning stagecraft to tell the fascinating and moving life story of iconic American writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), began performances at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues) on January 14, 2015, with an official opening night scheduled for Sunday, January 25, 2015. Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Over 40 Shows Set for Off Broadway Alliance's 20at20 Celebration, Kicking Off TodayOver 40 Shows Set for Off Broadway Alliance's 20at20 Celebration, Kicking Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

The Off Broadway Alliance has announced that it will again sponsor 20at20, the bi-annual celebration of Off Broadway. The popular promotion, which begins January 20th and continues through February 8th, makes $20 tickets available for 41 Off Broadway plays and musicals twenty minutes prior to curtain. Now in its 9th year, 20at20 has become one of New York's most eagerly-anticipated promotions for people who want to see exciting shows at amazing prices. (more...)

Photo Flash: Off-Broadway's NEVERMORE Celebrates Edgar Allan Poe's Birthday!Photo Flash: Off-Broadway's NEVERMORE Celebrates Edgar Allan Poe's Birthday!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

NEVERMORE - The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe, a unique theatrical experience combining haunting music, poetic storytelling, and stunning stagecraft to tell the fascinating and moving life story of iconic American writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), celebrated Poe's 206th birthday last night, Monday, January 19th. BroadwayWorld brings you a look at the celebration below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/14/2015 - ROMEO AND JULIET, NEVERMORE and More Land Off-Broadway!WAKE UP with BWW 1/14/2015 - ROMEO AND JULIET, NEVERMORE and More Land Off-Broadway!
by Jessica Showers - Jan 14, 2015

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: It's a big night off-Broadway with 'ROMEO AND JULIET', 'NEVERMORE', DA and more beginning previews! (more...)

Edgar Allan Poe Musical 'NEVERMORE' Begins Tonight Off-BroadwayEdgar Allan Poe Musical 'NEVERMORE' Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

NEVERMORE - The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe, a unique theatrical experience combining haunting music, poetic storytelling, and stunning stagecraft to tell the fascinating and moving life story of iconic American writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), will begin performances at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues) tonight, January 14, 2015, with an official opening night scheduled for Sunday, January 25, 2015. (more...)

BWW TV: Edgar Allan Poe Comes to Life in Off-Broadway's NEVERMORE- Watch Sneak Peek!BWW TV: Edgar Allan Poe Comes to Life in Off-Broadway's NEVERMORE- Watch Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 13, 2015

NEVERMORE - The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe,a unique theatrical experience combining haunting music, poetic storytelling, and stunning stagecraft to tell the fascinating and moving life story of iconic American writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), will begin performances at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues) tomorrow, January 14, 2015, with an official opening night scheduled for Sunday, January 25, 2015. The show's creator and designer, Jonathan Christenson and Bretta Gerecke, gave BroadwayWorld a behind the scenes look at the new production. Check it out below! (more...)

Heidi Armbruster, Jared Zirilli, and Michelle Federer to Lead New Play Reading of STONE by David WiltseHeidi Armbruster, Jared Zirilli, and Michelle Federer to Lead New Play Reading of STONE by David Wiltse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2015

'Stone', a new play by David Wiltse (A MARRIAGE MINUET, SEDITION), will have a reading Jan 13 at the Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey. (more...)

SWEENEY TODD, THE MAGIC FLUTE, CRAMEN and More Set for San Francisco Opera's 2015-16 Season; Cast Announced!SWEENEY TODD, THE MAGIC FLUTE, CRAMEN and More Set for San Francisco Opera's 2015-16 Season; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

San Francisco Opera General Director David Gockley and Music Director Nicola Luisotti today announced the Company's 2015-16 season repertory and roster of international and critically acclaimed guest artists, conductors and creative teams scheduled to appear at the War Memorial Opera House. (more...)

NEVERMORE to Celebrate Edgar Allan Poe's Birthday, 1/19NEVERMORE to Celebrate Edgar Allan Poe's Birthday, 1/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

NEVERMORE - The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe, a unique theatrical experience combining haunting music, poetic storytelling, and stunning stagecraft to tell the fascinating and moving life story of iconic American writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), will celebrate Poe's 206th birthday at the Monday, January 19th 7pm performance with a special post show talk back. All ticket holders for that performance are encouraged to stay after the show to hear renowned Poe expert Richard Kopley of the Poe Studies Association and NEVERMORE creator Jonathan Christenson discuss the show and celebrate Poe's enduring legacy. Tickets can be purchased at Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. (more...)

Bookworks Presents Today's Shelf Awareness for ReadersBookworks Presents Today's Shelf Awareness for Readers
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2014

This gift book column, being the last of 2014, is a crush of good books. If we just had a few more weeks (like seven or so) till Christmas, but no... (more...)

MWA Reveals 2015 Grand Masters, Raven and Ellery Queen Award WinnersMWA Reveals 2015 Grand Masters, Raven and Ellery Queen Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Lois Duncan and James Ellroy have been chosen as the 2015 Grand Masters by Mystery Writers of America (MWA). MWA's Grand Master Award represents the pinnacle of achievement in mystery writing and was established to acknowledge important contributions to this genre, as well as for a body of work that is both significant and of consistent high quality. Ms. Duncan and Mr. Ellroy will be presented with their awards at the Edgar Awards Banquet, which will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ANNA'S AMERICANA Provides a Glimpse Into Anna Sokolow's Investigation of the Human ConditionBWW Reviews: ANNA'S AMERICANA Provides a Glimpse Into Anna Sokolow's Investigation of the Human Condition
by Melia Kraus-har - Dec 10, 2014

Anna's Americana by the Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble on December 4th provided a glimpse into Anna Sokolow's investigation of the human condition in the intimate space of The Theater at the 14th Street Y. Alan Danielson's Are We There Yet (2000) accompanied three works by Sokolow, Preludes (1984), Homage to Edgar Allan Poe (1993), and Frida (1997). Directed by longtime Sokolow dancer and Bessie recipient Jim May, the program underscored the focus of Sokolow's voice through the decades of her work. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Theatre22's THE HOURS OF LIFE Lacks Focus, Structure and CoherenceBWW Reviews: Theatre22's THE HOURS OF LIFE Lacks Focus, Structure and Coherence
by Jay Irwin - Dec 8, 2014

Considering the notes in the program say they have been working on Theatre22's World Premiere musical "The Hours of Life" for four years, I can only assume there have been a number of workshops of the piece. But in all that time did no one let the author, Paul Lewis, know that the framework for the show doesn't make sense? And that's just one of the many issues I had with this show that needs so much help I'm not sure it could be worth salvaging. (more...)

THE GAME'S AFOOT Opens Tonight at TheatreWorks New MilfordTHE GAME'S AFOOT Opens Tonight at TheatreWorks New Milford
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Tonight, December 5 at 8:00 p.m., TheatreWorks New Milford will proudly present the hilarious Holiday whodunit, THE GAME'S AFOOT OR HOLMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS by Ken Ludwig. The show opens for a five-week run. (more...)

Sokolow Theater/Dance Ensemble to Present Works by Anna Sokolow at 14th Street Y, 12/3-7Sokolow Theater/Dance Ensemble to Present Works by Anna Sokolow at 14th Street Y, 12/3-7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

The Sokolow Theater/Dance Ensemble will present three works by Anna Sokolow (1910-2000), international pioneer of American Modern Dance, December 3-7 at the Theater of the 14th Street Y. (more...)

MustSee Art and Travel Guide App Maker Builds Culture Vulture Sharing CommunityMustSee Art and Travel Guide App Maker Builds Culture Vulture Sharing Community
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The New York City tech startup, Arete Media, is expanding. The MustSee guides mobile app creators are hosting regularly scheduled creator community meetings for sharing insight into building mobile digital guides. MustSee guides provide a platform for people to self-publish their own multimedia mobile guides to share or sell at no cost to the creator. (more...)

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