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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/24/2016
by - Sep 24, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/24/2016. (more...)

Sutton Foster-Led SWEET CHARITY Extends Again Through December Off-BroadwaySutton Foster-Led SWEET CHARITY Extends Again Through December Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Due to demand, The New Group has announced an additional week for Sweet Charity, the production launching the company's 2016-2017 Season. This twice-extended engagement, originally set to play through December 11, now runs through Friday, December 30. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 9/20/2016 - THE FRONT PAGE, HEISENBERG and THE ENCOUNTER!Broadway AM Report, 9/20/2016 - THE FRONT PAGE, HEISENBERG and THE ENCOUNTER!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 20, 2016

Today's big news: SCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex Brightman hosts this year's BROADWAY SALUTES, Melissa Errico returns to Feinstein's/54 Below, and THE FRONT PAGE (more here), HEISENBERG (follow this link) and THE ENCOUNTER start previews tonight on Broadway! (more...)

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS on Broadway to Honor Tony Nominated Director Leigh SilvermanTHE 24 HOUR PLAYS on Broadway to Honor Tony Nominated Director Leigh Silverman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

This year, The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway will honor Leigh Silverman -- director of MCC's current production of Neil LaBute's All The Ways to Say I Love You starring Judith Light and The New Group's upcoming production of Sweet Charity starring Sutton Foster -- with the Artistic Inspiration Award. (more...)

BWW Profile: Emmy Nominated Judith Light Steals the Show on Amazon's TRANSPARENTBWW Profile: Emmy Nominated Judith Light Steals the Show on Amazon's TRANSPARENT
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 13, 2016

The Tony Award winner is nominated for a 2016 Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series for her role as Shelly Pfefferman in Amazon's TRANSPARENT. Below, take a look at highlights from her stellar career. (more...)

ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU with Judith Light Extends at MCC TheaterALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU with Judith Light Extends at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

MCC Theater has announced a one-week extension-now through October 16, 2016 - for the first production of its 30th Anniversary Season, All the Ways to Say I Love You, a new play by Neil LaBute, directed by Leigh Silverman and starring Tony and Emmy Award winner Judith Light in a one-woman tour de force. (more...)

Judith Light to Talk Life and Career at NYPL for the Performing ArtsJudith Light to Talk Life and Career at NYPL for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The League of Professional Theatre Women will welcome Judith Light for its next Oral History interview. Light will sit down to discuss her extensive body of work on and off-stage. (more...)

The Lilly Awards Sets Date for 2016 BROADWAY CABARET, Featuring Songs from ANASTASIA & MoreThe Lilly Awards Sets Date for 2016 BROADWAY CABARET, Featuring Songs from ANASTASIA & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

The Lilly Awards Foundation will present its fourth BROADWAY CABARET: BROADWAY STARS PERFORMING THE WORK OF WOMEN SONGRWITERS on Monday, October 17 at The Cutting Room (44 East 32nd Street). (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company Slates 2016-17 Amplified Reading Series; Names Commissioned WriterAtlantic Theater Company Slates 2016-17 Amplified Reading Series; Names Commissioned Writer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company has announced the 2016-2017 selections for its annual Amplified Reading Series. (more...)

Amber Tamblyn and Norbert Leo Butz Join Paul Rudd in REASONS TO BE PRETTY HAPPY Reading at MCC TheaterAmber Tamblyn and Norbert Leo Butz Join Paul Rudd in REASONS TO BE PRETTY HAPPY Reading at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

MCC Theater has added more star wattage to its benefit reading of a new Neil LaBute play, Reasons to be Pretty Happy: previously announced headliner Paul Rudd will now be joined by Emmy nominee Amber Tamblyn, two-time Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz and NYC stage veteran Jennifer Mudge for this one-night-only world premiere developmental reading on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 7:30PM at the Lucille Lortel Theatre. (more...)

WAM Theatre Sets Cast for Fresh Takes Reading of GRAND CONCOURSEWAM Theatre Sets Cast for Fresh Takes Reading of GRAND CONCOURSE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

WAM Theatre has announced the cast for the last of their 2016 Fresh Takes Play Reading Series, Grand Concourse by Heidi Schreck, directed by Sheila Siragusa. The reading will take place on Sunday, September 11 at 3 pm at No. Six Depot Roastery and Cafe, 6 Depot Street in West Stockbridge, MA. (more...)

ORANGE JULIUS, F*CK~NG GOOD PLAYS Fest and More Set for Rattlestick's 2016-17 SeasonORANGE JULIUS, F*CK~NG GOOD PLAYS Fest and More Set for Rattlestick's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater announces mainstage picks for the upcoming season and a weeklong September mini-festival of free staged readings entitled F*ck~ng Good Plays Festival. (more...)

FringeNYC Announces 2016 Overall Excellence Award WinnersFringeNYC Announces 2016 Overall Excellence Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Winners of the 2016 FringeNYC Overall Excellence Awards were announced by festival Producing Artistic Director Elena K. Holy during a brief ceremony at drom in New York. (more...)

NYMF Seeks Submissions for 2017 Next Link Project; Michael Cerveris, Leigh Silverman & More on Grand JuryNYMF Seeks Submissions for 2017 Next Link Project; Michael Cerveris, Leigh Silverman & More on Grand Jury
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theatre Festival, is now accepting submissions for the 2017 Next Link Project. (more...)

Photo Flash: Splashy Artwork Revealed for Sutton Foster-Led SWEET CHARITYPhoto Flash: Splashy Artwork Revealed for Sutton Foster-Led SWEET CHARITY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

The New Group recently announced a two-week extension for Sweet Charity, the production launching the company's 2016-2017 Season, and revealed new artwork for the show along with the great news - check it out below! (more...)

VIDEO: Judith Light Talks New Play: 'There's Definitely  Stage Fright, But There's Also Excitement'VIDEO: Judith Light Talks New Play: 'There's Definitely Stage Fright, But There's Also Excitement'
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Today, two-time Tony Award Judith Light spoke with GOOD MORNING AMERICA about about her return to Broadway in a frank discussion about acting, aging and how to recreate yourself. (more...)

Sutton Foster-Led SWEET CHARITY Extends Off-BroadwaySutton Foster-Led SWEET CHARITY Extends Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Due to demand, The New Group has announced a two-week extension for Sweet Charity, the production launching the company's 2016-2017 Season. (more...)

Zainab Jah, Alysha Deslorieux and More Cast in MCC Theater's 2016 PlayLabs SeriesZainab Jah, Alysha Deslorieux and More Cast in MCC Theater's 2016 PlayLabs Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

MCC Theater - which this fall celebrates its 30th Anniversary Season as one of New York's leading Off-Broadway theater companies - has announced the 2016 PlayLabs reading series, which will feature new works in development by playwrights Jocelyn Bioh, MCC Youth Company alum Xavier Galva, Ted Malawer, and Eric Micha Holmes. (more...)

Zainab Jah & Jessica Luck Round Out Cast for Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED Premiere at WP TheaterZainab Jah & Jessica Luck Round Out Cast for Lisa Lampanelli's STUFFED Premiere at WP Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

WP Theater welcomes Obie Award Winning actress Zainab Jah (Eclipsed) and rising actress Jessica Luck, joining two-time Grammy-nominated comedian Lisa Lampanelli (HBO, Comedy Central, The Howard Stern Show) and Outer Critics Circle Award winner Ann Harada (Avenue Q, Cinderella) in completing the cast for the world premiere of STUFFED, a new play written by Lampanelli, with additional material by Ashley Austin Morris. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/13-8/14/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/13-8/14/2016
by - Aug 14, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, August 14, 2016 - Sunday, August 14, 2016. (more...)

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