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NERDS Delays First Broadway Preview DateNERDS Delays First Broadway Preview Date
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2016

The new musical dot-comedy Nerds will open at Broadway's Longacre Theatre on April 21st, 2016 following preview performances which were previously announced as beginning March 31st, but it appears previews have been bumped by a day. According to the Telecharge website, the show will begin previews on April 1st instead. (more...)

BWW TV: SMART PEOPLE is Coming to Second Stage- Meet the Company!BWW TV: SMART PEOPLE is Coming to Second Stage- Meet the Company!
by TV - Press Previews - Jan 24, 2016

Second Stage Theatre will soon present the New York premiere production of SMART PEOPLE, the new play by LYDIA R. DIAMOND (Stick Fly), directed by Tony® Award winner KENNY LEON (A Raisin in the Sun, The Wiz Live!). MAHERSHALA ALI (House of Cards), JOSHUA JACKSON (The Affair), ANNE SON (My Generation), and TESSA THOMPSON (Creed) will co-star in the production. (more...)

Breaking News: Claire Danes, Hank Azaria & Sanjit De Silva to Join John Krasinski in World Premiere of DRY POWDER at The PublicBreaking News: Claire Danes, Hank Azaria & Sanjit De Silva to Join John Krasinski in World Premiere of DRY POWDER at The Public
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 21, 2016

Artistic Director Oskar Eustis has added a dash of star power to his 10th anniversary season at The Public Theater. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Second Stage's SMART PEOPLE!Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Second Stage's SMART PEOPLE!
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 20, 2016

Second Stage Theatre will soon present the New York premiere production of SMART PEOPLE, the new play by LYDIA R. DIAMOND (Stick Fly), directed by Tony® Award winner KENNY LEON (A Raisin in the Sun, The Wiz Live!). MAHERSHALA ALI (House of Cards), JOSHUA JACKSON (The Affair), ANNE SON (My Generation), and TESSA THOMPSON (Creed) will co-star in the production. Performances for SMART PEOPLE will begin on January 26, 2016 at Second Stage Theatre's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd street); opening night is February 11, 2016. Season subscriptions are currently available through 2ST.com or by calling the box office at 212-246-4422. The cast just met the press and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special day below! (more...)

North Carolina Theatre's Pre-Broadway Engagement of NERDS is Heading to Broadway!North Carolina Theatre's Pre-Broadway Engagement of NERDS is Heading to Broadway!
by Jeffrey Kare - Jan 14, 2016

North Carolina Theatre is proud to announce that the new musical dot-comedy Nerds will open at Broadway's Longacre Theatre on April 21st, 2016 following preview performances which began on March 31st. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: Second Stage's SMART PEOPLEUp on the Marquee: Second Stage's SMART PEOPLE
by Walter McBride - Jan 8, 2016

Second Stage Theatre will soon present the New York premiere production of SMART PEOPLE, the new play by LYDIA R. DIAMOND (Stick Fly), directed by Tony® Award winner KENNY LEON (A Raisin in the Sun, The Wiz Live!). MAHERSHALA ALI (House of Cards), JOSHUA JACKSON (The Affair), ANNE SON (My Generation), and TESSA THOMPSON (Creed) will co-star in the production. (more...)

Assistant Lighting Designer's Toolkit Celebrates Release at The Drama Book ShopAssistant Lighting Designer's Toolkit Celebrates Release at The Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2015

The Drama Book Shop will host author and lighting designer Ann E. McMills on January 11th at 5pm as she celebrates the release of her new book, The Assistant Lighting Designer's Toolkit. McMills will be on hand to discuss and sign copies of the book, priced at $39.95. (more...)

Photo Flash: FULL HOUSE Reunion! Mary-Kate Olsen Visits Bob Saget at HAND TO GODPhoto Flash: FULL HOUSE Reunion! Mary-Kate Olsen Visits Bob Saget at HAND TO GOD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

It was a FULL HOUSE reunion on Broadway last night when Mary-Kate Olsen came to visit her former television father, Bob Saget, at HAND TO GOD. Saget documented their visit on Instagram - check out shots below! (more...)

BWW Review: WEST SIDE STORY at Signature Theatre is Just Plain ExtraordinaryBWW Review: WEST SIDE STORY at Signature Theatre is Just Plain Extraordinary
by Charles Shubow - Dec 21, 2015

By popular demand, WEST SIDE STORY has been extended to January 31, 2016. (more...)

Signature Theatre Extends Starry WEST SIDE STORY Through Jan 31Signature Theatre Extends Starry WEST SIDE STORY Through Jan 31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2015

Signature Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret), has just announced a one-week extension through January 31, 2016.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Signature's WEST SIDE STORY, Starring Grisso, Colby, Diaz & More!STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Signature's WEST SIDE STORY, Starring Grisso, Colby, Diaz & More!
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2015

Signature Theatre presents WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret). The musical, a collaboration of music, dance and theater giants Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Robbins and Arthur Laurents, is considered by some to be one of the greatest musicals of all time. WEST SIDE STORY runs now through January 24 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. Click below to watch highlights from the show! (more...)

VIDEO: HAND TO GOD's Bob Saget Gives A Comedian's Perspective On Donald Trump's CampaignVIDEO: HAND TO GOD's Bob Saget Gives A Comedian's Perspective On Donald Trump's Campaign
by Michael Dale - Dec 16, 2015

Saget has something to say to those comparing Trump to legendary insult comic Don Rickles. (more...)

Signature Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY Adds Matinee PerformanceSignature Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY Adds Matinee Performance
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2015

Signature Theatre just announced they will add an additional performance of WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner(Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret), on Wednesday, December 23 at 2PM. (more...)

VIDEO: Playwright Robert Askins and Cast Talk About HAND TO GOD's Amazing Journey To BroadwayVIDEO: Playwright Robert Askins and Cast Talk About HAND TO GOD's Amazing Journey To Broadway
by Michael Dale - Dec 10, 2015

The playwright, the company and associate producer Lucas McMahon chat with Talks at Google. (more...)

HAND TO GOD's Bob Saget Makes a Comedy Transition With Pastor GregHAND TO GOD's Bob Saget Makes a Comedy Transition With Pastor Greg
by Michael Dale - Dec 9, 2015

The comedy and television star sees his new HAND TO GOD role as part of a career and personal transition. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Austin Colby, MaryJoanna Grisso, Natascia Diaz and More for Signature Theatre's WEST SIDE STORYPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Austin Colby, MaryJoanna Grisso, Natascia Diaz and More for Signature Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Signature Theatre presents WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Signature Associate Artistic DirectorMatthew Gardiner(Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret). The musical, a collaboration of music, dance and theater giants Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Robbins and Arthur Laurents, is considered by some to be one of the greatest musicals of all time. WEST SIDE STORY will run from December 8 - January 24 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Austin Colby Performs 'Maria' from WEST SIDE STORY, Coming to D.C.'s Signature TheatreSTAGE TUBE: Austin Colby Performs 'Maria' from WEST SIDE STORY, Coming to D.C.'s Signature Theatre
by Stage Tube - Nov 23, 2015

Signature Theatre presents WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Signature Associate Artistic DirectorMatthew Gardiner(Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret). The musical, a collaboration of music, dance and theater giants Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Robbins and Arthur Laurents, is considered by some to be one of the greatest musicals of all time. WEST SIDE STORY will run from December 8 - January 24 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre, starring Austin Colby as Tony. Click below to watch Colby perform 'Maria' from the show! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with Natascia Diaz and More for Signature's WEST SIDE STORYSTAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with Natascia Diaz and More for Signature's WEST SIDE STORY
by Stage Tube - Nov 23, 2015

Signature Theatre presents WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Signature Associate Artistic DirectorMatthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret). The musical, a collaboration of music, dance and theater giants Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Robbins and Arthur Laurents, is considered by some to be one of the greatest musicals of all time. WEST SIDE STORY will run from December 8 - January 24 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre, starring Natascia Diaz, Austin Colby, MaryJoanna Grisso, Max Clayton and Sean Ewing. Click below for a behind-the-scenes look at rehearsal with the company! (more...)

Nick Jones' IMPORTANT HATS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Opens Tonight at MTCNick Jones' IMPORTANT HATS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Opens Tonight at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of IMPORTANT HATS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, the new comedy by Emmy Award nominee Nick Jones, directed by Tony Award nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, opens tonight, November 23, 2015 at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). (more...)


by Michael Dale - Nov 16, 2015

He created Broadway's most foul-mouthed blasphemous character but is actually a very spiritual man. (more...)

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