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Dinner With Friends closes Off-Broadway
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Apr 18, 2014

Dinner With Friends, the second production at the Laura Pels Theatre in our 2013-2014 Season brought Donald Margulies' Pultizer Prize-winning play back to the New York stage. This production played a total of 99 performances from first preview on January 17 through closing night on April 13. (more...)

CBS News' FACE THE NATION Finished First on Sunday
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

CBS News' FACE THE NATION posted a 2.1/06 with 3.03m viewers and 0.7/04 in adults 25-54 the demographic most important to those who advertise in news (more...)

VIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris Chats Lead Role in 'HEDWIG' on GMA
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris stopped by this morning's GOOD MORNING AMERICA to discuss his leading role in Broadway's 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch.' Check out the appearance below! (more...)

Fiasco Theater Makes DC Debut with THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA at Folger Theatre, Now thru 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The highly celebrated New York troupe Fiasco Theater will make their Washington, DC debut with their production of William Shakespeare's clever comedy The Two Gentlemen of Verona at Folger Theatre. Directed by company members Jessie Austrian and Ben Steinfeld, The Two Gentlemen of Verona will play at the Folger from today, April 17 - May 25, 2014. (more...)

Long Beach Opera Announces AN AMERICAN SOLDIER'S TALE and A FIDDLER'S TALE, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Long Beach Opera's offbeat double bill provides two iconic American takes on Igor Stravinsky's whimsical, neoclassical theater piece L'Histoire du Soldat. Composed in 1918, Stravinsky's original score was set to Ferdinand Ramuz's version of a Russian folktale about a soldier in pursuit of a princess and a treasure who is conned by the Devil. (more...)

Casts Revealed for Pride Films and Plays' Gay Play Weekend, Running 5/9-11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Pride Films and Plays' Gay Play Weekend is one of the most exciting events for LGBT theater lovers, as five great new scripts are brought to life in enhanced staged readings directed by Chicago's top directors. The first three years of the contest had produced finalists and award winners like At The Flash by Sean Chandler and David Leeper, Under A Rainbow Flag by Leo Schwartz, Learn to Be Latina by Enrique Urueta, and Directions for Restoring the Apparently Dead by Martin Casella. (more...)

VIDEO: GMA Goes Behind-the-Scenes with NPH & Cast of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

This morning's 'Good Morning America' aired a special segment featuring a panel interview with HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's Neil Patrick Harris, Lena Hall, John Cameron Mitchell, and Stephen Trask. (more...)

VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Begins Tonight at Center Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Previews begin at Center Stage next week for Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. A co-production with Kansas City Repertory Theatre, the show arrives from a run that was hailed by critics as 'Undeniably funny' and 'excellent!' (Kansas City Star). The co-production is under the direction of Kansas City Rep's Artistic Director Eric Rosen, and brings to Baltimore three of Kansas City's cast members, including Tony Award-nominee Barbara Walsh, who last appeared at Center Stage as Desiree in 2008's A Little Night Music. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET National Tour to Play DuPont Theatre, 5/27-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The national tour of the Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, inspired by the electrifying true story, will appear at the DuPont Theatre in Wilmington, Delaware for eight (8) performances only, from May 27 through June 1, 2014. (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris, Lena Hall & More Will Bring HEDWIG to GOOD MORNING AMERICA for Two Days this Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, currently in previews at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street), will be featured tomorrow and Thursday, April 17 on 'Good Morning America.' (more...)

WOMEN Plays Peoples Improv Theater, Now thru 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Peoples Improv Theater announced today that WOMEN, the record- breaking hit from #Serials @ The Flea Theater, will be running for a limited engagement from today, April 15 to May 6. This fast paced comedy introduces Louisa May Alcott's classic, Little Women, to HBO's critically acclaimed 'Girls', delivering a smartly crafted and hilarious 50 minute show. (more...)

MSNBC Anchor Lawrence O'Donnell Injured in Car Accident Abroad
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell, host of THE LAST WORD, was injured in a car accident abroad on Saturday, the network confirmed to The Huffington Post today. (more...)

The American Composers Orchestra Announces 2014-2015 Season - ORCHESTRA UNDERGROUND, BLUES SYMPHONY & BEYOND and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and Music Director George Manahan, American Composers Orchestra's (ACO) 2014-2015 season strengthens the orchestra's commitment to serve as a catalyst for the creation of new orchestral music, providing unprecedented opportunities for American composers to create new work and for audiences to discover it. Now in its 11th year at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall, Orchestra Underground continues as ACO's subversive and entrepreneurial redefinition of the orchestra as an elastic ensemble, and this year features the rarely performed orchestral music of pioneering composer and performer Meredith Monk, holder of the 2014-2015 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair at Carnegie Hall (Monk's Sphere, November 21). Orchestra Underground brings cabaret, pop, and jazz traditions into the concert hall in a program featuring Kurt Weill's cabaret cult classic The Seven Deadly Sins sung by Shara Worden (Sin & Songs, February 27). For the first time in several seasons, ACO returns to performing with full symphonic forces outside of Carnegie Hall - the orchestra's April concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center will showcase the New York premiere ofWynton Marsalis' Blues Symphony. (more...)

Roslyn Kind, Susan Eagan & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Begins 4/16 at Center Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Previews begin at Center Stage next week for Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. A co-production with Kansas City Repertory Theatre, the show arrives from a run that was hailed by critics as 'Undeniably funny' and 'excellent!' (Kansas City Star). The co-production is under the direction of Kansas City Rep's Artistic Director Eric Rosen, and brings to Baltimore three of Kansas City's cast members, including Tony Award-nominee Barbara Walsh, who last appeared at Center Stage as Desiree in 2008's A Little Night Music. (more...)

Starz to Premiere 10-Part Unscripted Series THE CHAIR This Fall
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Starz announced today its first original unscripted series, 'The Chair,' created by Chris Moore, the Executive Producer of Oscar(R)-winning Good Will Hunting and Emmy(R)-nominated 'Project Greenlight.' (more...)

TFF Launches New Showcase Tribeca N.O.W.
by Movies News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced a new showcase that spotlights online creators Tribeca N.O.W. (more...)

Off-Broadway's TIL DIVORCE DO US PART Plays Final Performance on 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

TIL DIVORCE DO US PART: THE MUSICAL, will conclude its 10-week engagement at the DR2 Theatre (103 East 15th Street in Union Square) after the matinee on Sunday, April 13th, prior to a national tour, which is soon to be announced. Mark Waldrop is the director with concept, lyrics and choreography by Ruthe Ponturo and music by John Thomas Fischer. The musical comedy revue opened to acclaim from critics and audiences alike. Among the raves, The New York Times exclaimed: 'The show is buoyant and high spirited. Revenge is truly sweet!' The New Yorker acclaimed: 'Laugh-Out-Loud Funny!' and New York Magazine called Til Divorce Do Us Part: The Musical 'a wacky and clever musical comedy.' For tickets call (212) 239-6200 or visit www.telecharge.com (more...)

TIL DIVORCE DO US PART: THE MUSICAL Closes This Sunday, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

TIL DIVORCE DO US PART: THE MUSICAL, will conclude its 10-week engagement at the DR2 Theatre (103 East 15th Street in Union Square) after the matinee on Sunday, April 13th, prior to a national tour, which is soon to be announced. Mark Waldrop is the director, with concept, lyrics and choreography by Ruthe Ponturo, and music by John Thomas Fischer. The musical comedy revue opened to acclaim from critics and audiences alike. (more...)

VIRGIL THOMSON AND FRIENDS AT THE CHELSEA HOTEL Comes to Symphony Space, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

As a highlight of its 2014 Spring Festival, 'Sleeping Around: the Cultural Lives of New York's Hotels,' Symphony Space presents Virgil Thomson and Friends at the Chelsea Hotel on Thursday, May 8 (7:30 pm) in the Leonard Nimoy Thalia. (more...)

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