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BWW REVIEW: THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH Sing and Dance at A.R.T.BWW REVIEW: THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH Sing and Dance at A.R.T.
by Jan Nargi - May 15, 2015

In the famous 1960s hit 'Is That All There Is?' by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, Peggy Lee croons the melancholy lyric, 'If that's all there is, my friend, then, let's keep dancing. Let's break out the booze and have a ball, if that's all there is.' While this song ironically doesn't make it into the eclectic catalog of tunes that fuel THE LAST TWO PEOPLE ON EARTH: AN APOCALYPTIC VAUDEVILLE, currently in its world premiere at the A.R.T. in Cambridge, it could easily have become the show's theme song. When a flood of epic proportions wipes out all but two scraggly survivors, played as a pair of Estragon and Vladimir-style hobos by Mandy Patinkin and Taylor Mac, there is very little left for them to do but sing and dance. (more...)

INIGO to Transfer to Pleasance Islington, Main HouseINIGO to Transfer to Pleasance Islington, Main House
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

After a sell-out, Off-West End run at The White Bear to rapturous audiences, and with the play about to be published, INIGO transfers to the Pleasance Islington, Main House for a limited three-week run. (more...)

Jonathan Moore's INIGO to Run in West End, May 25thJonathan Moore's INIGO to Run in West End, May 25th
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

After a sell-out, Off-West End run at The White Bear to rapturous audiences, and with the play about to be published, INIGO transfers to the Pleasance Islington, Main House for a limited three-week run. 16th Century Europe - Christianity is at war, counter-reformation follows reformation and the founder of the Jesuits, Ignatius of Loyola, enters Rome as a radical reformer. (more...)

LA SOIREE Begins This Month at QPACLA SOIREE Begins This Month at QPAC
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Brisbane will come alive as LA SOIREE, the award-winning theatrical phenomenon that has won devotees around the world, kicks off tonight at the Playhouse Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) for a strictly limited season until 24 May 2015. (more...)

Abingdon Presents Messina's A ROOM OF MY OWN, Starring Mario CantoneAbingdon Presents Messina's A ROOM OF MY OWN, Starring Mario Cantone
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2015

The Abingdon Theatre Company will present a reading of Charles Messina's play A ROOM OF MY OWN, starring Mario Cantone on April 21, 2015. The comedy is based on Messina's life growing up in Greenwich Village in the late 1970s. (more...)

BEAUTIFUL's Jarrod Spector Coming to the Emelin Theatre, 4/17BEAUTIFUL's Jarrod Spector Coming to the Emelin Theatre, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

Looking for some coverage on upcoming show: Jarrod Spector: A Little Help From My Friends, at Emelin Theatre in Mamaroneck, NY, Fri, Apr 17 @ 8PM. (more...)

Sacha Baron Cohen Departs Freddie Mercury Biopic AgainSacha Baron Cohen Departs Freddie Mercury Biopic Again
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2015

It seems that Sacha Baron Cohen has psyched us out again. (more...)

Updated: Sacha Baron Cohen to Lead Freddie Mercury BiopicUpdated: Sacha Baron Cohen to Lead Freddie Mercury Biopic
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2015

Freddie Mercury's film alter-ego has officially ben selected. The anticipated biopic of the former Queen singer has reached an 'important breakthrough,' manager Jim Beach says. (more...)

Ralph Macchio to Narrate New Podcast TRUE EASTRalph Macchio to Narrate New Podcast TRUE EAST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

The Sound Lounge has announced that they will be producing a new episodic podcast series that will be narrated by actor Ralph Macchio. (more...)

Ralph Macchio to Narrate TRUE EAST Podcast Based on Charles Messina PlaysRalph Macchio to Narrate TRUE EAST Podcast Based on Charles Messina Plays
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

The Sound Lounge is proud to announce that they will be producing a new episodic podcast series that will be narrated by actor Ralph Macchio. The series is called TRUE EAST, and it is based on the award-winning one acts of playwright Charles Messina. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Applause! Lady Gaga's Grandest & Greatest Moments Ever - Kennedy Center Honors, Grammys, Oscars & MoreFLASH FRIDAY: Applause! Lady Gaga's Grandest & Greatest Moments Ever - Kennedy Center Honors, Grammys, Oscars & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 27, 2015

Today we celebrate the surprise musical theatre star of 2015 due to her incredible Oscars performance earlier this week, the one and only Lady Gaga. (more...)

Texas Tenors Coming to Holland Center, 3/19Texas Tenors Coming to Holland Center, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

Omaha Performing Arts presents The Texas Tenors in the Kiewit Hall at the Holland Performing Arts Center Thursday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $20, and are available at TicketOmaha.com, 402.345.0606 or at the Ticket Omaha Office inside the Holland Center, 1200 Douglas St. The group will meet fans after the show and sign merchandise. (more...)

ALL MY CHILDREN's Alfredo Diaz Joins Abingdon's '3 FROM THE NEIGHBORHOOD' Reading, 3/22ALL MY CHILDREN's Alfredo Diaz Joins Abingdon's '3 FROM THE NEIGHBORHOOD' Reading, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

All My Children's Alfredo Diaz will join the cast of The Sunday Series at Abingdon's presentation of 3 From The Neighborhood. It is a one night only workshop performance on March 22nd of three new one act plays by New York-based playwright Charles Messina. Diaz played the unscrupulous villan Vlad Koslov on the daytime soap. (more...)

Abingdon Theatre's Sunday Series to Present 3 FROM THE NEIGHBORHOODAbingdon Theatre's Sunday Series to Present 3 FROM THE NEIGHBORHOOD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

The Sunday Series at Abingdon will present 3 From The Neighborhood, a one night only workshop performance on March 22nd of three new one act plays by New York-based playwright Charles Messina. (more...)

ONE NIGHT OF QUEEN Set for Capitol Center, 3/1ONE NIGHT OF QUEEN Set for Capitol Center, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

“One Night of Queen” Performed by Gary Mullen and The Works will be appear live at Concord, NH's Capitol Center for the Arts on March 1 at 7:30pm with tickets starting at $27.00. (more...)

Composer-Performer Alfonso Vilallonga Books Four-Day NYC Concert TourComposer-Performer Alfonso Vilallonga Books Four-Day NYC Concert Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

Moscow 57 has announced the return of the internationally acclaimed Barcelona-based performer and composer, Alfonso Vilallonga, to New York City. (more...)

AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS, Jarrod Spector & More Included in Spring Line-Up at On Stage at KingsboroughAMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS, Jarrod Spector & More Included in Spring Line-Up at On Stage at Kingsborough
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

On Stage at Kingsborough just announced its Spring 2015 season of Award-Winning performances from internationally-renowned artists in exclusive Brooklyn engagements. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Troubies' The Snow QUEEN, 80 Minutes of Rocker HeavenBWW Reviews: The Troubies' The Snow QUEEN, 80 Minutes of Rocker Heaven
by Ellen Dostal - Dec 16, 2014

While the kids are busy getting their pictures taken with Santa at the mall and begging for overpriced toys they'll forget the day after the Christmas, adults know that the place they'll get the most bang for their jingle bell bucks is at the Falcon Theater. That's where the latest Troubie show is roasting its comedy chestnuts in its own unique style while providing one of the wackiest soundtracks to the holiday season. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Houston Talent Wows 54 BELOW with CUZ WE'RE F#CKING TALENTEDBWW Reviews: Houston Talent Wows 54 BELOW with CUZ WE'RE F#CKING TALENTED
by David Clarke - Dec 9, 2014

On December 8, 2014, Houston, Texas took 54 BELOW by storm during the inaugural Cuz We're F#cking Talented cabaret concert at the esteemed venue. Nestled in the basement of the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street in New York City, this packed to capacity 11:30 p.m. on a Monday night performance of the new series featured a mix of Broadway's and Houston's best talents belting and riffing for the sheer joy of killing it in live performance. Why? Well, why not? (more...)

(RED) marks 'tipping point' in the AIDS fight with biggest ever World AIDS Day(RED) marks 'tipping point' in the AIDS fight with biggest ever World AIDS Day
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ As the world reaches a tipping point in the AIDS fight, (RED) and its iconic partners Apple, Bank of America, The Coca-Cola Company and Starbucks marked World AIDS Day 2014 by rallying millions of people around the AIDS fight, and raising money for the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria. (more...)

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