National Treasure News

Photo Flash: First Look at ROTTERDAM in U.S. Premiere at Brits Off BroadwayPhoto Flash: First Look at ROTTERDAM in U.S. Premiere at Brits Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

59E59 Theaters welcomes ROTTERDAM, written by Jon Brittain and directed by Donnacadh O'Briain to Brits Off Broadway. Produced by Hartshorn - Hook Foundation Ltd, ROTTERDAM begins performances runs for a limited engagement through Saturday, June 10. This Olivier Award-winning show sold out both London's Theatre503 and the Trafalgar Studios. The press opening is May 24, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for TWITSTORM at Park TheatrePhoto Flash: Inside Rehearsal for TWITSTORM at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The team behind Park Theatre hits Dead Sheep, An Audience with Jimmy Savile, Deny Deny Deny and The Roundabout, will return to the theatre with the world premiere of a brand new comedy, TWITSTORM, playing from 31 May - 1 July, with a press night on 1 June. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

This Sunday TAP ATTACK Celebrates National Tap Dance DayThis Sunday TAP ATTACK Celebrates National Tap Dance Day
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Tap Attack, a free, public, outdoor event presented by the American Tap Dance Foundation (ATDF), will return this year to Hudson River Park (Christopher Street and the Hudson River) to celebrate the 28th anniversary of National Tap Dance Day. Tap Attack 2017 will take place on Sunday, May 21 from 1-2pm. (more...)

Kate Baldwin, Susan Graham and Nathan Gunn to Headline '100 YEARS OF BERNSTEIN' at Lyric Opera of ChicagoKate Baldwin, Susan Graham and Nathan Gunn to Headline '100 YEARS OF BERNSTEIN' at Lyric Opera of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Lyric Opera of Chicago announced today that single tickets are on sale now for Celebrating 100 Years of Bernstein, a musical event honoring the legendary composer, conductor, and pianist Leonard Bernstein. Celebrating 100 Years of Bernstein is part of Lyric's 2017/18 season, but in anticipation of high demand for this special evening, single tickets are being made available early.  (more...)

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Apparate Into Broadway's Transfigured Lyric Theatre Next SpringHARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Apparate Into Broadway's Transfigured Lyric Theatre Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Sonia Friedman, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions, producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, have today confirmed that the production will have its Broadway premiere in the Spring of 2018 at the newly renovated Lyric Theatre in New York. (more...)

Photo Flash: An All-Star Crowd at the Gypsy Awards Gather to Honor Carol ChanningPhoto Flash: An All-Star Crowd at the Gypsy Awards Gather to Honor Carol Channing
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Legendary performer Carol Channing has been named the honoree for the Professional Dancers Society's (PDS) annual Gypsy Awards Luncheon, it was announced by PDS President, Mitzi Gaynor and PDS Board Chairman, Joni Berry. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Cementing its status as one of Britain's most ambitious and affordable comedy festivals, Ealing Comedy Festival today announces its exciting schedule of events for 2017 across five fun-fuelled nights.  (more...)

TAP ATTACK to Celebrate National Tap Dance Day at Hudson River ParkTAP ATTACK to Celebrate National Tap Dance Day at Hudson River Park
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Tap Attack, a free, public, outdoor event presented by the American Tap Dance Foundation (ATDF), will return this year to Hudson River Park (Christopher Street and the Hudson River) to celebrate the 28th anniversary of National Tap Dance Day. Tap Attack 2017 will take place on Sunday, May 21 from 1-2pm. (more...)

Casting Announced for TWITSTORM at Park TheatreCasting Announced for TWITSTORM at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The team behind Park Theatre hits Dead Sheep, An Audience with Jimmy Savile, Deny Deny Deny and The Roundabout, will return to the theatre with the world premiere of a brand new comedy, TWITSTORM, playing from 31 May - 1 July, with a press night on 1 June. (more...)

BWW Review: NELL GWYNN, King's Theatre, EdinburghBWW Review: NELL GWYNN, King's Theatre, Edinburgh
by Gregor Dickson - Apr 21, 2017

Jessica Swale's play about the unlikely heroine who went from lowly orange seller to national treasure features a stand-out titular performance by Laura Pitt-Pulford. (more...)

BWW Review: FUNNY GIRL at Edinburgh PlayhouseBWW Review: FUNNY GIRL at Edinburgh Playhouse
by Adam Robinson - Apr 20, 2017

People, people who need musical revivals, are the luckiest people in the world. And no musical has been overdue a return as the classic Funny Girl. A show based on the life and career of quirky Broadway performer Fanny Brice. (more...)

Theater J Extends Neil Simon's BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRSTheater J Extends Neil Simon's BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Reacting to enthusiastic critical and audience response, Theater J is extending the run of its current production of Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs by one week, to May 14.   (more...)

Veteran Bluesman Blind Lemon Pledge Explores Americana on 'Backwoods Glance'Veteran Bluesman Blind Lemon Pledge Explores Americana on 'Backwoods Glance'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Blind Lemon Pledge (aka James Byfield) is taking a 'Backwoods Glance' with a new album that explores the Americana, Folk, and Country influences that are also an important part of his musical heritage. (more...)

Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra Announces Full Musician RosterDr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra Announces Full Musician Roster
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces the completion of the Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra. (more...)

Podcast: Dreams Really Do Come True as 'National Treasure' Carmen Cusack Visits BroadwaystedPodcast: Dreams Really Do Come True as 'National Treasure' Carmen Cusack Visits Broadwaysted
by Broadwaysted - Apr 11, 2017

Since our first episode, she's been the topic of fanatical discussion and the voice that covers our curse words--so it's no wonder we're beyond excited to sit down with BRIGHT STAR star and #NationalTreasure Carmen Cusack! (more...)

SHIRLEY VALENTINE comes to Edinburgh's King's TheatreSHIRLEY VALENTINE comes to Edinburgh's King's Theatre
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Apr 11, 2017

Shirley is a Liverpool housewife. Her kids have left home and she makeschips and egg for her husband while talking to the wall. Where has her life disappeared to? Out of the blue, her best friend offers her a trip to Greece for 2 weeks and she secretly packs her bags. She heads for the sun and starts to see the world and herself very differently. (more...)

Netflix Drama THE CROWN Tops 2017 BAFTA Television Awards; Full ListNetflix Drama THE CROWN Tops 2017 BAFTA Television Awards; Full List
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

This morning, nominations for the BAFTA TELEVISION AWARDS were announced. The honors are considered the equivalent of the Emmy Awards in the U.S. Topping the list was Netflix's THE CROWN. (more...)

ROTTERDAM to Make U.S. Premiere as Part of 'Brits Off Broadway' at 59E59 TheatersROTTERDAM to Make U.S. Premiere as Part of 'Brits Off Broadway' at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

59E59 Theaters will present ROTTERDAM, written by Jon Brittain and directed by Donnacadh O'Briain. Produced by Hartshorn - Hook Foundation Ltd, ROTTERDAM begins performances on Wednesday, May 17 for a limited engagement through Saturday, June 10. Press Opening is Wednesday, May 24 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Zakir Hussain and Dave Holland to Perform at NJPAC This FallZakir Hussain and Dave Holland to Perform at NJPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Internationally renowned musicians Zakir Hussain and Dave Holland, will be performing in Newark, New Jersey and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center's Prudential Hall on November 5th, 2017.  Presale begins April 6th, followed by Public sale starting at 10am on April 7th. (more...)

Professional Dancers Society to Honor Carol Channing at 2017 Gypsy AwardsProfessional Dancers Society to Honor Carol Channing at 2017 Gypsy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Legendary performer Carol Channing has been named the honoree for the Professional Dancers Society's (PDS) annual Gypsy Awards Luncheon, it was announced by PDS President, Mitzi Gaynor and PDS Board Chairman, Joni Berry. (more...)

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