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BWW Exclusive: What Do the Critics Think of Social Media? Matt Windman Finds Out in Excerpt from THE CRITICS SAY...BWW Exclusive: What Do the Critics Think of Social Media? Matt Windman Finds Out in Excerpt from THE CRITICS SAY...
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

In The Critics Say...: 57 Theater Reviewers in New York and Beyond Discuss Their Craft and Its Future, Matt Windman, theater critic of the newspaper amNewYork, interviews dozens of other theater critics about their backgrounds, how they go about evaluating different kinds of shows, and the enormous challenges that threaten the future of professional theater criticism. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh Returning to Feinstein's at the Nikko with 'AGING IS OPTIONAL,' 4/29-30Tovah Feldshuh Returning to Feinstein's at the Nikko with 'AGING IS OPTIONAL,' 4/29-30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

Acclaimed Broadway, film and television star, Tovah Feldshuh - nominated six times for the Tony and Emmy Awards-returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko on Friday, April 29 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, April 30 (7 p.m.) with her one-woman show, Tovah: Aging is Optional. (more...)

HAMLET to Play Teatro Circulo, 3/4-20HAMLET to Play Teatro Circulo, 3/4-20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

To share an outstanding production of the 2013 Hamlet Marathon in Milan, Italy with a wider audience, First Maria LLC will present Shakespeare's 'Hamlet,' directed by Celeste Moratti and performed by a mixed American-Italian company, March 4 to 20, 2016 at Teatro Circulo, 64 East 4th Street, Manhattan. The production trims politics out of the plot in order to emphasize each character's role as either a child or a parent, highlighting mistakes of mothers and fathers and the conflicts in children between filial duty and the emergence of conscience. The performance is entirely in English. (more...)

Erin Markey's A RIDE ON THE IRISH CREAM Extends Run at Abrons Arts CenterErin Markey's A RIDE ON THE IRISH CREAM Extends Run at Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

Due to popular demand, Abrons Arts Center extends the world premiere of Erin Markey's A Ride On The Irish Cream, a sharp and playful,performance art musical about the role childhood plays in our adult intimacies. Directed by Jordan Fein, A Ride On The Irish Cream stars real-life couple Becca Blackwell (Doris Duke Impact Award Recipient) and Markey, a "magnetic diva," (The New York Times). It features a live, four-piece band playing original music composed by Kenny Mellman, Emily Bate and Markey. (more...)

Kerry Butler, Tovah Feldshuh & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This WeekKerry Butler, Tovah Feldshuh & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

This week FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visitwww.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tovah Feldshuh Brings AGING IS OPTIONAL to Feinstein's/54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Tovah Feldshuh Brings AGING IS OPTIONAL to Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 12, 2015

Acclaimed Broadway, film and television star Tovah Feldshuh brought her acclaimed show Aging Is Optional at 54 Below last night and BroadwayWorld was there for the fun. On the New York stage, besides earning four Tony nominations for Best Actress, Ms. Feldshuh won four Drama Desk Awards, four Outer Critics Circle Awards, the Obie, the Theatre World Award, and the Lucille LortelAward for Best Actress in Golda's Balcony. On the West Coast she received San Diego's Theatre Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Performance in a Touring Show for Golda's Balcony as well as two Drama Logue awards for her Juliet and her first one woman show: Tovah: A Rush Hour Revue! Most recently, Tovah stopped the show as the trapeze-swinging Berthe in the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of Pippin. Last season, she played Lady Politic in the acclaimed revival of Ben Jonson's Volpone at the Lucille Lortel Theatre. As Jason Zinoman of The New York Times raved, 'No one earns more laughs than the marvelous Tovah Feldshuh.'  (more...)

Dario D'Ambrosi Helms MEDEA with Chorus from Teatro Patologico at La MaMa, Now thru 10/18Dario D'Ambrosi Helms MEDEA with Chorus from Teatro Patologico at La MaMa, Now thru 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

To share an electrifying and distinguished work from Italy with a larger audience, La MaMa E.T.C. will present Teatro Patologico (Pathological Theater) from Rome in 'MEDEA,' adapted and directed by Dario D'Ambrosi, tonight, October 8, to the 18th, 2015 in its Ellen Stewart Theater, 66 East 4th Street. (more...)

Lisa Howard, Charlie Rosen's Broadway Big Band & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This WeekLisa Howard, Charlie Rosen's Broadway Big Band & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

This week FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visitwww.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for October 5-11, Featuring Lisa Howard, Tovah Feldshuh, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for October 5-11, Featuring Lisa Howard, Tovah Feldshuh, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Oct 4, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Jessica Keenan Wynn at 54 Below; Bring Him Home: Celebrating Kyle Jean-Baptiste; Lee Roy Reams Salutes His Leading Ladies; Lisa Howard at 54 Below; and Tovah Feldshuh: Aging Is Optional. (more...)

TJ & Dave Returning to Town Hall, TodayTJ & Dave Returning to Town Hall, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2015

Two of the most original theatre artists in America, the long-form improvisers TJ & Dave, return to The Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street, for a special one-night-only engagement of "TJ & Dave" today October 3 at 8pm.  This unique theatrical event, produced by The Barrow Street Theatre, will incorporate the musical talents of Chicago's popular alternative country-rocker Robbie Fulks.  Tickets, which range from $24 to $31.50, are now on sale through Ticketmaster. To order in advance call 800/982-2787, or visit www.ticketmaster.com or The Town Hall box office. (more...)

Kerry Butler, Phillipa Soo, Jason Danieley and More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This MonthKerry Butler, Phillipa Soo, Jason Danieley and More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

This October, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For (more...)

THE ORACLE to Run 10/22-31 at The BrickTHE ORACLE to Run 10/22-31 at The Brick
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

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Dario D'Ambrosi to Helm MEDEA with Chorus from Teatro Patologico at La MaMa, 10/8-18Dario D'Ambrosi to Helm MEDEA with Chorus from Teatro Patologico at La MaMa, 10/8-18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

To share an electrifying and distinguished work from Italy with a larger audience, La MaMa E.T.C. will present Teatro Patologico (Pathological Theater) from Rome in 'MEDEA,' adapted and directed by Dario D'Ambrosi, October 8 to 18, 2015 in its Ellen Stewart Theater, 66 East 4th Street. (more...)

TJ & Dave Returning to Town Hall, 10/3TJ & Dave Returning to Town Hall, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

Two of the most original theatre artists in America, the long-form improvisers TJ & Dave, return to The Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street, for a special one-night-only engagement of "TJ & Dave" on Saturday October 3 at 8pm.  This unique theatrical event, produced by The Barrow Street Theatre, will incorporate the musical talents of Chicago's popular alternative country-rocker Robbie Fulks.  Tickets, which range from $24 to $31.50, are now on sale through Ticketmaster. To order in advance call 800/982-2787, or visit www.ticketmaster.com or The Town Hall box office. (more...)

Review Roundup: COLIN QUINN: THE NEW YORK STORY Opens Off-BroadwayReview Roundup: COLIN QUINN: THE NEW YORK STORY Opens Off-Broadway
by Review Roundups - Jul 23, 2015

COLIN QUINN THE NEW YORK STORY, a new comedy written by and starring Colin Quinn, based on his book The Coloring Book (Grand Central Publishing) and directed by Jerry Seinfeld, opens tonight, July 23, at The Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Photo Coverage: GTG/Project Shaw Welcomes Reed Birney, Emily Skeggs & More for FANNY'S FIRST PLAYPhoto Coverage: GTG/Project Shaw Welcomes Reed Birney, Emily Skeggs & More for FANNY'S FIRST PLAY
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 24, 2015

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW production of Shaw's rarely produced, Fanny's First Play, was held earlier this week on June 22 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.). Check out a look back below! (more...)

Reed Birney, Emily Skeggs & More Set for GTG/Project Shaw's FANNY'S FIRST PLAY TonightReed Birney, Emily Skeggs & More Set for GTG/Project Shaw's FANNY'S FIRST PLAY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW production of Shaw's rarely produced, Fanny's First Play, is set for tonight, June 22 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.). (more...)

Reed Birney, Emily Skeggs & More Set for GTG/Project Shaw's FANNY'S FIRST PLAY, 6/22Reed Birney, Emily Skeggs & More Set for GTG/Project Shaw's FANNY'S FIRST PLAY, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Casting is now complete for Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW production of Shaw's rarely produced, Fanny's First Play, on Monday, June 22 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.). (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh, The Skivvies & More Set for 54 Below This WeekTovah Feldshuh, The Skivvies & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for February 16-22, Featuring Joanna Gleason, Tovah Feldshuh, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for February 16-22, Featuring Joanna Gleason, Tovah Feldshuh, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Feb 15, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Melissa van der Schyff in "The Summer In Winter;' The Songs of Yandura & Melocik; Midnight at 9:30 Featuring Joanna Gleason, Aaron David Gleason, and More; Tovah Feldshuh: Aging Is Optional; and The Skivvies. (more...)

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