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Target Margin Theater to Present Reimagining of THE ICEMAN COMETH at HERETarget Margin Theater to Present Reimagining of THE ICEMAN COMETH at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Target Margin Theater presents The ICEMAN Lab, a radical new reimaging of The Iceman Cometh, with four diverse theater artists each tackling a separate act of the play. This fresh take on O'Neill's classic will give audiences the opportunity to see each act as a separate experiment or all together in a single sitting. The four acts of The ICEMAN Lab will play a varied schedule at the HERE Arts Center (145 6th Avenue) from June 2 through June 25, with special marathon performances on June 11 and June 18. (more...)

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW Extends Again Off-BroadwayTHE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW Extends Again Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Recently nominated for a coveted Drama Desk Award and The Off-Broadway Alliance Award, the producers of the critically acclaimed, sold-out family show, THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW will offer a new block of tickets beginning June 11, 2016. (more...)

Illuminate Film Festival Sets 2016 LineupIlluminate Film Festival Sets 2016 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

The 2016 Illuminate Film Festival, which takes place June 1 – 5 in Sedona announced today the official line up of films for the 3rd annual event. The only film festival of its kind, the Illuminate Film Festival offers a collection of over 20 feature length and short films from around the world, exploring the year's best in conscious cinema, as well as eye opening and thought provoking panels and conversations that will expand minds and inspire dialogue. (more...)

Carlo Colla & Sons Marionette Company to Bring THE PIED PIPER to the New Vic, 5/6-15Carlo Colla & Sons Marionette Company to Bring THE PIED PIPER to the New Vic, 5/6-15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

 In a stunning display of enchanting artistry and masterful storytelling, Carlo Colla & Sons Marionette Company (Sleeping Beauty, New Vic 2013) tells the cautionary tale of a town overrun by greed, corruption and rats in the U.S. Premiere of The Pied Piper from May 6 - 15, 2016. (more...)

Daniel Reichard Set for Broadway at Birdland Concert Series, 5/8Daniel Reichard Set for Broadway at Birdland Concert Series, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

The Broadway at Birdland concert series is proud to announce that on Sunday, May 8 at 6 PM, Daniel Reichard will return to the historic room with a spirited variety show entitled "Friends, Acquaintances, and Strangers." This concert, which takes place on Mother's Day, will feature Reichard and an eclectic gathering of some of New York City's most talented performing artists. (more...)

Oregon Children's Theatre to Present JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACHOregon Children's Theatre to Present JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Roald Dahl's beloved classic takes the stage in a new musical!  One boy, two awful aunts, five larger-than-life insects, and a giant peach!  What happens when magic crystals cause a withered old tree to create the largest and most magnificent peach ever seen?  Luckily, a boy named James and a handful of bugs just happen to be nearby when the peach finally snaps free of its stem, and it sweeps them along on a marvelous adventure. (more...)

Sarah Jessica Parker, Kelli O'Hara & More Set for New 42nd Street's Annual Gala TonightSarah Jessica Parker, Kelli O'Hara & More Set for New 42nd Street's Annual Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The New 42nd Street hosts its annual Gala, this year celebrating 25 years, tonight, April 11 at The New Victory Theater. The evening will honor Douglas Durst, Bruce C. Ratner, Daniel R. Tishman, and Mortimer B. Zuckerman with the Marian Heiskell Award and President of The New 42nd Street, Cora Cahan, with the New Victory Arts Award. Jane and Michael Eisner will serve as Gala honorary chairs. (more...)

PBS's DINOSAUR TRAIN to Present Special Episode as Part of Autism Awareness MonthPBS's DINOSAUR TRAIN to Present Special Episode as Part of Autism Awareness Month
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

April is Autism Awareness Month and The Jim Henson Company is embarking in a brand-new episode “Junior Conductors Academy” in which Buddy and his siblings become friends with a dinosaur who knows a LOT MORE about dinosaurs than Buddy, but has some trouble making friends. (more...)

Center for Puppetry Arts Sets 2016-17 SeasonCenter for Puppetry Arts Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Highlights of the 2016-2017 Family Series include the brand-new puppet production of Pete the Cat, adapted from the widely popular and imaginative book series by Atlanta artist James Dean. Inspired by Dean's real-life cat, Pete pounces from the page to the stage as his laid-back, easy-going spirit takes him and his fine friends on a host of groovy adventures including surfing, skateboarding and playing guitar. Pete goes with the flow, and his positive outlook carries him through whatever obstacles come his way. Also debuting is an original production for children ages 2 and older, Old MacDonald's Farm. This Theatre for the Very Young production is a barnyard bonanza of fun and furry animals. Soaring back to the Center's Mainstage for its seventh consecutive holiday season is the Center's own beloved adaptation of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. (more...)

Sarah Jessica Parker, Kelli O'Hara & More Set for New 42nd Street's Annual GalaSarah Jessica Parker, Kelli O'Hara & More Set for New 42nd Street's Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

The New 42nd Street has announced that its annual Gala, this year celebrating 25 years, will be held Monday, April 11 at The New Victory Theater. The evening will honor Douglas Durst, Bruce C. Ratner, Daniel R. Tishman, and Mortimer B. Zuckerman with the Marian Heiskell Award and President of The New 42nd Street, Cora Cahan, with the New Victory Arts Award. Jane and Michael Eisner will serve as Gala honorary chairs.   (more...)

Flappers Comedy Club to Welcome Dave Coulier for Los Angeles PerformanceFlappers Comedy Club to Welcome Dave Coulier for Los Angeles Performance
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

 Straight from the hit television series Fuller House, Dave Coulier will perform an exclusive show at Flappers Comedy Club, Tuesday, April 5 at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $20.00. (more...)

Best-selling Author Brad Meltzer Launches Campaign to Bring Amelia Earhart Playset to LegoBest-selling Author Brad Meltzer Launches Campaign to Bring Amelia Earhart Playset to Lego
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2016

NY Times best-selling author Brad Meltzer has launched a campaign to bring an Amelia Earhart playset to the Lego company.  (more...)

Andrea McArdle & More Set for 14th Annual Orlando Cabaret FestivalAndrea McArdle & More Set for 14th Annual Orlando Cabaret Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

MAD COW THEATRE announces the return of a singular downtown Orlando event - the 14th annual Orlando Cabaret Festival, featuring cabaret artists from Central Florida and beyond. Among the headliners for the 2016 Cabfest will be Broadway star Andrea McArdle, a leading lady ever since she played the very first Annie in the beloved Broadway show of the same name. (more...)

McCarter Theatre Center to Host Relaxed Sing Along Version of THE MUPPET MOVIE, 4/2McCarter Theatre Center to Host Relaxed Sing Along Version of THE MUPPET MOVIE, 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

In honor of World Autism Awareness Day 2016, McCarter Theatre Center will present a special relaxed performance of Heather Henson's Sing Along with The Muppet Movie on Saturday, April 2nd at 2:00 p.m. on the Matthews Stage. (more...)

THE STAR KEEPER Returning to the New VicTHE STAR KEEPER Returning to the New Vic
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

The Star Keeper, an enchanting production by Theatre de l'Œil (Dear Fizzy, New Vic 2004), combines a variety of stunning visuals, original music and puppet styles to tell a fanciful tale about a funny little worm with a funny little face. The Star Keeper, which first appeared on the New Victory stage in 1999, returns to The New Victory Theater from April 1-3, 2016. (more...)

State Theatre to to Host THE MUPPET MOVIE Sing-AlongState Theatre to to Host THE MUPPET MOVIE Sing-Along
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

IBEX Puppetry Presents Sing Along with The Muppet Movie!  This family-friendly raucous interaction with the timeless, classic film will take place on Sunday, April 3 at the State Theatre in Easton. (more...)

Catalina Bar & Grill to Present Alexis Gershwin in GERSHWIN SINGS GERSHWIN, 3/22Catalina Bar & Grill to Present Alexis Gershwin in GERSHWIN SINGS GERSHWIN, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Catalina Bar & Grill will present singer ALEXIS GERSHWIN, the niece of the iconic American composer and lyricist, GEORGE & IRA GERSHWIN, in a 75-minute musical journey and salute to her uncle's music in a show entitled 'GERSHWIN SINGS GERSHWIN,' backed by The Gershwin Singers & Band, under the musical direction of Steven Applegate, to be presented One Night Only on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 8:30 p.m. at Catalina Bar & Grill; 6725 West Sunset Boulevard (just east of North Highland Avenue); Los Angeles, CA 90028. There is $20 Cover Charge, plus dinner or a two-drink minimum per person. Valet Parking is available. (more...)

HERE's Dream Music Puppetry Program to Present MARCH OF THE PUPPETS, 3/11-19HERE's Dream Music Puppetry Program to Present MARCH OF THE PUPPETS, 3/11-19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

HERE's Dream Music Puppetry Program proudly presents March of the Puppets, taking place March 11 - 19.  March of the Puppets features three unique events: "Puppet Parlor 2016" (March 11 & 12), "The Joshua Show" (March 13) and "Steve of Tomorrow" (March 16 - 19).  Performances, detailed below, take place in the Dorothy B. Williams Theater at HERE (145 Sixth Avenue).             (more...)

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW Extends Through April Off-BroadwayTHE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW Extends Through April Off-Broadway
by BroadwayWorld JR - Feb 25, 2016

Due to popular demand, the critically acclaimed, sold-out family show, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show will extend its run at the 47th Street Theatre (304 W 47th St.) through April 17, 2016, originally slated to close on March 27. (more...)

Weird Al's 'Mandatory' World Tour to Play Waterbury Palace Theater, 9/18Weird Al's 'Mandatory' World Tour to Play Waterbury Palace Theater, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Following his wildly successful 2015 tour, four-time Grammy-winning artist "Weird Al" Yankovic has announced the continuation of his Mandatory World Tour in 2016, which includes a stop at the Waterbury Palace Theater in partnership with Premier Concerts and Manic Productions on Sunday, Sept. 18 at 8 p.m.  Also announced was a flyaway contest where winning fans will choose an all-expense-paid trip to Los Angeles to see one of his two performances at the Hollywood Bowl or to New York City for his show at Radio City Music Hall.  Complete contest info can be found at weirdal.com. (more...)

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