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AVENUE Q to Mark 14th Anniversary with National Anthem Appearances, New WebsiteAVENUE Q to Mark 14th Anniversary with National Anthem Appearances, New Website
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

AVENUE Q, winner of the 2004 Tony Award 'Triple Crown' for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, is the coming of age musical comedy which has announced a series of public appearances and the launch of its new website. (more...)

200 More Elephants to Appear at the Daryl Roth Theatre as IN & OF ITSELF Extends Again200 More Elephants to Appear at the Daryl Roth Theatre as IN & OF ITSELF Extends Again
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Due to overwhelming demand, the critically-acclaimed 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 (Little Shop of Horrors, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Star Wars) - has announced that 200 more gold bricks will vanish, 200 more elephants will appear on stage, 200 more people will be kicked out of the show, and 30,000 more identities will be revealed, at the Daryl Roth Theatre in Union Square. With a second extension to the hit show's New York Premiere engagement, IN & OF ITSELF will now play through December 30, 2017 - effectively quadrupling its original ten-week run. (more...)

AVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point FoundationAVENUE Q Partners with Pride to Benefit Point Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The Tony Award winning and coming of age musical comedy, Avenue Q, will celebrate NYC PRIDE WEEKEND by donating $25 for every ticket purchased to Point Foundation, the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit.  (more...)

The HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Celebrates Its 25th AnniversaryThe HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Marking an incredible milestone of presenting 'stars under the stars,' the HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival presented by Bank of America with Swedish Fish, JLL, WeWork, and Time Out in association with Bryant Park Corporation, celebrates its 25th Anniversary with a New York themed line-up. The free outdoor festival returns Monday evenings at sunset, beginning June 19 and running through August 21.  (more...)

The HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Celebrates Its 25th AnniversaryThe HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Marking an incredible milestone of presenting 'stars under the stars,' the HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival presented by Bank of America with Swedish Fish, JLL, WeWork, and Time Out in association with Bryant Park Corporation, celebrates its 25th Anniversary with a New York themed line-up. (more...)

BWW Interview: Derek DelGaudio of IN & OF ITSELF at Daryl Roth TheatreBWW Interview: Derek DelGaudio of IN & OF ITSELF at Daryl Roth Theatre
by Leigh Scheps - May 15, 2017

Derek DelGaudio has got magic to do. The creator and star of the hit show, In & Of Itself, is currently wowing audiences in New York City until September 3, 2017 after a successful run in Los Angeles. The show is directed by Frank Oz, who is known for voicing both Yoda and Miss Piggy, and executive produced by Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris. (more...)

Cote Saint-Luc Dramatic Society to Stage LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORSCote Saint-Luc Dramatic Society to Stage LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

The Cote Saint-Luc Dramatic Society is thrilled to present Little Shop of Horrors from June 8 to 25 at the Harold Greenspon Auditorium. (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris' IN & OF ITSELF, Written & Performed By Derek DelGaudio, To Extend 11 WeeksNeil Patrick Harris' IN & OF ITSELF, Written & Performed By Derek DelGaudio, To Extend 11 Weeks
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

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 (Little Shop of Horrors, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Star Wars) - will double the length of its limited engagement with an eleven-week extension, at Union Square's Daryl Roth Theatre. (more...)

Panic! Productions presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORSPanic! Productions presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

            Panic! Productions closes its 2016-2017 season with a fresh take on the crowd-pleasing musical, "Little Shop of Horrors," June 2 through 18, at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts in Thousand Oaks. The Alan Menken-Harold Ashman ("Beauty and the Beast," "The Little Mermaid") musical will be directed by J. Bailey Burcham, with choreography by Tyler Matthew Burk, and musical direction by Josh Bednarsky.             (more...)

BWW Morning Brief April 14th, 2017 - ERNEST SHACKLETON, THE LUCKY ONE and More!BWW Morning Brief April 14th, 2017 - ERNEST SHACKLETON, THE LUCKY ONE and More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 14, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME begins Off-Broadway tonight, and A.A. Milne's THE LUCKY ONE starts at Mint Theater Company! (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...)

Photo Flash: First Look at IN & OF ITSELF, Presented by Neil Patrick Harris- Opens Tonight at Union Square's Daryl Roth TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at IN & OF ITSELF, Presented by Neil Patrick Harris- Opens Tonight at Union Square's Daryl Roth Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 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...)

Derek DelGaudio Wins 2017 AMA Award; IN & OF ITSELF Starts Tomorrow Off-BroadwayDerek DelGaudio Wins 2017 AMA Award; IN & OF ITSELF Starts Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Sunday night, the esteemed Academy of Magical Arts honored Derek DelGaudio (Nothing to Hide) at the 49th Annual AMA Awards Show with the highest honor presented - Magician of the Year Award - at Los Angeles's Orpheum Theatre. (more...)

Bring a Puppet to AVENUE Q for a Discount in Honor of World Puppetry DayBring a Puppet to AVENUE Q for a Discount in Honor of World Puppetry Day
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Tony Award Winning Avenue Q proudly announces its participation and observation in celebrating WORLD PUPPETRY DAY with special promo ticket offer. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/17; RAGTIME in D.C., HAMILTON Parody in Chicago, SWSX and More!Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/17; RAGTIME in D.C., HAMILTON Parody in Chicago, SWSX and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 17, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature RAGTIME at Ford's Theatre, SPAMILTON in Chicago, SWSX coverage in Austin and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)

SXSW 2017 COVERAGE: Nile Rogers, Frank Oz and More!SXSW 2017 COVERAGE: Nile Rogers, Frank Oz and More!
by Kathy Strain - Mar 15, 2017

How can one cover all the events of SXSW and keep up the schedule for an entire week? It's impossible to see everything. You are bound to miss things you wished you could have seen. And sleep, don't even worry about that. You can sleep when it's all over. (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris Presents the New York Premiere of IN AND OF ITSELF by Derek DelgaudioNeil Patrick Harris Presents the New York Premiere of IN AND OF ITSELF by Derek Delgaudio
by BWW News Desk - Feb 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 Derek DelGaudio (Nothing to Hide) and directed by four-time Emmy Award winner Frank Oz (What About Bob?, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Little Shop of Horrors). (more...)

Oscar Winner Brad Bird Set to Receive Cinematic Imagery Award at Art Directors Guild AwardsOscar Winner Brad Bird Set to Receive Cinematic Imagery Award at Art Directors Guild Awards
by Movies News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Two time Oscar-winning filmmaker, director, producer, animator and writer Brad Bird, whose films have consistently reflected the highest quality of production design, will receive the prestigious Cinematic Imagery Award from theArt Directors Guild(ADG) at its 21 st Annual Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Award (more...)

Anne Hathaway Joins Cast of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS RemakeAnne Hathaway Joins Cast of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Remake
by Movies News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Oscar winner Anne Hathaway (LES MISERABLES) will join Rebel Wilson in a remake of the 1988 comedy DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS. (more...)

AVENUE Q Announces 3,000th Performance Contest WinnersAVENUE Q Announces 3,000th Performance Contest Winners
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Winners have been announced for AVENUE Q's contest to suggest what is in the box that the musical's HILLARY CLINTON puppet is giving to the DONALD TRUMP puppet. (more...)

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