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Photo Coverage: Playwrights Horizons' FLY BY NIGHT Company Meets the Press!
by Walter McBride - Apr 15, 2014

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of Fly By Night: A New Musical, conceived byKim Rosenstock (Tigers Be Still), written by Will Connolly (performer, Once), Michael Mitnick (Sex Lives of Our Parents, the upcoming film The Giver) and Ms. Rosenstock, and directed by Carolyn Cantor (The Great God Pan and After the Revolution at PH, Pumpgirl, Orange Flower Water). The cast met the press earlier today and you can check out full photo coverage from the big event below! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of Playwrights Horizons' FLY BY NIGHT
by Walter McBride - Apr 15, 2014

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of FLY BY NIGHT: A NEW MUSICAL, conceived by Kim Rosenstock (Tigers Be Still), written by Will Connolly (performer, Once), Michael Mitnick (Sex Lives of Our Parents, the upcoming film The Giver) and Ms. Rosenstock, and directed by Carolyn Cantor (The Great God Pan and After the Revolution at PH, Pumpgirl, Orange Flower Water). The cast met the press earlier today and you can check out a photo preview from the festivities below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Katherine Kovner, Anna Deavere Smith and More at Playwrights Realm's WRITERS BLOCK PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

The Playwrights Realm just announced the expansion of programming to include two productions as part of the 2014-2015 season. The two productions were announced at the theatre company's seventh annual 'Writers Block Party' on Monday, April 7, 2014. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Playwrights Realm Sets Elizabeth Irwin's MY MANANA COMES & Anton Dudley's CITY OF for 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

The Playwrights Realm has announced the expansion of programming to include two productions as part of the 2014-2015 season. The first production will be the world premiere of MY MAÑANA COMES by next season's Page One Playwright Elizabeth Irwin, running August 26 - September 20, 2014 at The Peter Jay Sharp Theater. The inaugural Alumni Production will be the world premiere of CITY OF by Alumni Page One Playwright Anton Dudley, running January - February TBD, 2015 at a venue TBA. In an effort to further support and advance the careers of its playwrights, the Alumni Production will allow The Realm to produce new work by its growing contingency of Alumni Playwrights. The two productions were announced at the theatre company's seventh annual 'Writers Block Party' on Monday, April 7, 2014. (more...)

HERE LIES LOVE and NATASHA, PIERRE... Lead 2014 Lortel Awards Nominations for Off-Broadway; Full List!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 01, 2014

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 18 categories and one special award for the 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Lortel Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00pm EST, and hosted by acclaimed husband and wife actors and comedians, Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman. This year's event will once again benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

Allison Case, Adam Chanler-Berat, Peter Friedman & More to Star in Playwrights Horizons's New Musical FLY BY NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Playwrights Horizons has announced additional casting for its current 2013/2014 Season. The announcement includes complete casting for the New York premiere of FLY BY NIGHT: A NEW MUSICAL, conceived by Kim Rosenstock (Tigers Be Still), written by Will Connolly (performer, Once), Michael Mitnick (Sex Lives of Our Parents, the upcoming film The Giver) and Ms. Rosenstock, and directed by Carolyn Cantor (The Great God Pan and After the Revolution at PH, Pumpgirl, Orange Flower Water). STAGE KISS, by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl, will also welcome Ken Marks to the cast for the final two weeks of its run. (more...)

LiveWorld Showcases LiveInsight, a New Powerful Social Media Analytics Tool, at April 9th Customer Summit
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

LiveInsight, an advanced monitoring, analysis, and reporting platform, aggregates and integrates social media content across Facebook and Twitter (general social web to be added in 2014). User-friendly analytics and flexible visualization provide the right data to the right people at the right time. Features of LiveInsight include pixel perfect dashboards, interactive widgets, human and automatic search tagging, and report creation. The combination of LiveInsight with LiveWorld's listening and insight services enables brands to find out what their customers are actually thinking and what to do about it. (more...)

Signature Theatre Extends Will Eno's THE OPEN HOUSE Through 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

Signature Theatre has announced a one-week extension for the world premiere of Will Eno's, new play THE OPEN HOUSE, directed by Oliver Butler. The production will now play through Sunday, March 30. The show is currently playing in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatreat The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). The initial run of the production is sold out. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Signature's THE OPEN HOUSE
by Walter McBride - Mar 04, 2014

Signature Theatre is currently presenting the world premiere of THE OPEN HOUSE, by Will Eno and directed by Oliver Butler. All tickets for the initial run of the production are $25 as part of the Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access. The production opened last night, March 3, 2014, and is now playing through through March 23 in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the big night below! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Signature Theatre's THE OPEN HOUSE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 27, 2014

Signature Theatre is currently presenting the world premiere of THE OPEN HOUSE, by Will Eno and directed by Oliver Butler. All tickets for the initial run of the production are $25 as part of the Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access. The production is now playing through through March 23, 2014 with a March 3 opening night in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Check out highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Signature Theatre's THE OPEN HOUSE with Carolyn McCormick, Peter Friedman & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Signature Theatre is currently presenting the world premiere of THE OPEN HOUSE, by Will Eno and directed by Oliver Butler. All tickets for the initial run of the production are $25 as part of the Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access. The production is now playing through through March 23, 2014 with a March 3 opening night in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Carolyn McCormick, Hannah Bos, Danny McCarthy & More to Lead Signature Theatre's THE OPEN HOUSE; $25 Tickets Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Signature Theatre has announced casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the world premiere of THE OPEN HOUSE, by Will Enoand directed by Oliver Butler. All tickets for the initial run of the production are $25 as part of the Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access. The production runs February 11 through March 23, 2014 with a March 3 opening night in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

Peter Friedman to Lead WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY? Readings at Pearl Studios, 1/20-21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2014

A special invitational presentation of WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY? OR HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR, a new musical by Marshall Pailet and A.D. Penedo, is set for January 20th at 4pm and January 21st at 7pm at Pearl Studios NYC, 500 Eighth Avenue. (more...)

BWW Draws the Curtain on 2013: This Year's Curtain Call Highlights - Part Two
by Walter McBride - Dec 28, 2013

Today, check out part two of this year's curtain call highlights 2013, and catch up on anything that you might have missed within the last 12 months! (more...)

LiveWorld 2013 Momentum, Now Managing Social Media for More Than 175 Global Brands, More than 4,400 Properties
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

Notable milestones achieved by LiveWorld during 2013: (more...)

THE HEIDI CHRONICLES Film Now Available From Warner Archives
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 06, 2013

The 1995 made-for-TV adaptation of Wendy Wasserstein's celebrated comedic drama THE HEIDI CHRONICLES is now available from Warner Archives. (more...)

LiveWorld Releases SCMS 2.0 with Social Media Scaling Capabilities
by BWW News Desk - Oct 08, 2013

Users upload billions of pieces of content every month across social networks. Finding, tracking, and prioritizing issues—from customer inquiries to incendiary comments—is daunting, due to sheer volume, multiple pages, round-the-clock coverage needs or the challenge of juggling numerous languages. (more...)

The Playwrights Realm Presents THE HATMAKER'S WIFE, 9/5-21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

The New York premiere of Lauren Yee's new play The Hatmaker's Wife, presented by The Playwrights Realm, begins performances tonight at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street). The Hatmaker's Wife is directed by recent OBIE Award winner Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812) and will open on Thursday, September 5. (more...)

Santino Fontana, Jessica Grove & More to Perform with Michael Mitnick at Joe's Pub Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2013

Songwriter and Playwright Michael Mitnick (Fly By Night, Animal House) comes to Joe's Pub at The Public for a one-night concert of his songs tonight, September 9th at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Playwrights Realm's THE HATMAKER'S WIFE
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 06, 2013

Critically acclaimed theatre company The Playwrights Realm presents the New York premiere of Lauren Yee's new play The Hatmaker's Wife, directed by recent OBIE Award winner Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812). The Hatmaker's Wife marks the first Playwrights Realm production at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street) in midtown Manhattan, following previous engagements in several downtown Off-Broadway venues. The show opened last night, September 5 and you can check out complete photo coverage below! (more...)

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