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Natascia Diaz Will Bring Solo Show to Feinstein's/54 Below on June 15Natascia Diaz Will Bring Solo Show to Feinstein's/54 Below on June 15
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Every Little Step star and multiple Helen Hayes Award winner Natascia Diaz in her New York City solo debut on Wednesday, June 15 at 9:30pm, following her acclaimed and nominated performance as Anita in Signature Theatre's sold out run of West Side Story in Washington DC. Called a 'magnetic performer' by The New York Times, 'mesmerizing' (Peter Marks, The Washington Post), 'a standout….a remarkable performer' (Michael Reidel, NY POST) with a 'powerful, crystalline voice' (The Daily News), Ms. Diaz brings her trademark versatility in a varied and style bending acoustic set mixing of some of her favorite alternative, country, original, and theatre song selections accompanied by Steven Walker on guitar. '…an extremely versatile singer, equally at home delivering a punk rock composition as she is with a delicate score from Stephen Sondheim or John Kander'. (Variety) (more...)

BWW Exclusive: What Do the Critics Think of Social Media? Matt Windman Finds Out in Excerpt from THE CRITICS SAY...BWW Exclusive: What Do the Critics Think of Social Media? Matt Windman Finds Out in Excerpt from THE CRITICS SAY...
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

In The Critics Say...: 57 Theater Reviewers in New York and Beyond Discuss Their Craft and Its Future, Matt Windman, theater critic of the newspaper amNewYork, interviews dozens of other theater critics about their backgrounds, how they go about evaluating different kinds of shows, and the enormous challenges that threaten the future of professional theater criticism. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Extends Off-Broadway Run at Second Stage TheatreDEAR EVAN HANSEN Extends Off-Broadway Run at Second Stage Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Benj Pasek & Justin Pau's new musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN will be sticking around the New York theatre scene for a bit longer. (more...)

Michael Riedel's RAZZLE DAZZLE Wins $10,000 MARFIELD PRIZE National Award for Arts WritingMichael Riedel's RAZZLE DAZZLE Wins $10,000 MARFIELD PRIZE National Award for Arts Writing
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

The Arts Club of Washington has just announced that the winner of the tenth annual Marfield Prize, the National Award for Arts Writing, is Razzle Dazzle: The Battle for Broadway by Michael Riedel. (more...)

Mosaic Theater Receives One Million Dollar Grant From The Reva and David Logan FoundationMosaic Theater Receives One Million Dollar Grant From The Reva and David Logan Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2016

Mosaic Theater Company of DC announces a one million dollar grant from The Reva and David Logan Foundation, spread over four years from 2016 through 2020. This gift affirms the resounding success of the company's inaugural season and ensures the sustainability of Mosaic Theater Company's mission to produce plays and complementary programming that speak to the most pressing issues of our time. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Sets Mobile Rush Policy for Off-Broadway RunDEAR EVAN HANSEN Sets Mobile Rush Policy for Off-Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

Today, Second Stage Theatre announced its partnership with TodayTix, the free mobile app that provides on-demand access to the best last-minute theater tickets, to launch a rush ticketing platform offering $30 tickets for the new musical Dear Evan Hansen beginning on the production's first preview Saturday, March 26. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: March 12-18THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: March 12-18
by Nora Dominick - Mar 18, 2016

Highlights from this week include Laura Osnes holds a BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY, SHE LOVES ME and THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM open, a first look at John Krasinski, Hank Azaria, and Claire Danes in DRY POWDER and SO much more! Check out all the photos below! (more...)

BWW TV: Who Is Evan Hansen? The Company of Pasek & Paul's New Musical Explains!BWW TV: Who Is Evan Hansen? The Company of Pasek & Paul's New Musical Explains!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 17, 2016

Second Stage Theatre, in association with Stacey Mindich Productions, will soon present the new musical, Dear Evan Hansen. The company will include several performers who appeared in the World Premiere production at Washington D.C.'s Arena Stage, featuring Ben Platt as the title character, Evan Hansen, in a performance that was called 'extraordinary, bordering on heroic' by Peter Marks in the Washington Post. Also reprising their performances from the 'splendid' (Marks, Washington Post) cast are Laura Dreyfuss as Zoe, Mike Faist as Connor, Rachel Bay Jones as Heidi, Will Roland as Jared, Jennifer Laura Thompson as Cynthia. New cast members John Dossett (Larry) and Kristolyn Lloyd (Alana) complete the company. The cast just met the press yesterday and you can meet the cast below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Arrives in NYC- Meet the Full Company!Photo Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Arrives in NYC- Meet the Full Company!
by Walter McBride - Mar 17, 2016

Second Stage Theatre, in association with Stacey Mindich Productions, will soon present the new musical, Dear Evan Hansen. The company will include several performers who appeared in the World Premiere production at Washington D.C.'s Arena Stage, featuring Ben Platt as the title character, Evan Hansen, in a performance that was called 'extraordinary, bordering on heroic' by Peter Marks in the Washington Post. Also reprising their performances from the 'splendid' (Marks, Washington Post) cast are Laura Dreyfuss as Zoe, Mike Faist as Connor, Rachel Bay Jones as Heidi, Will Roland as Jared, Jennifer Laura Thompson as Cynthia. New cast members John Dossett (Larry) and Kristolyn Lloyd (Alana) complete the company. The cast just met the press yesterday and you can check out complete coverage from the event below! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of Second Stage's DEAR EVAN HANSENFREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of Second Stage's DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Walter McBride - Mar 16, 2016

Second Stage Theatre, in association with Stacey Mindich Productions, will soon present the new musical, DEAR EVAN HANSEN. The company will include several performers who appeared in the World Premiere production at Washington D.C.'s Arena Stage, featuring Ben Platt as the title character, Evan Hansen, in a performance that was called 'extraordinary, bordering on heroic' by Peter Marks in the Washington Post. Also reprising their performances from the 'splendid' (Marks, Washington Post) cast are Laura Dreyfuss as Zoe, Mike Faist as Connor, Rachel Bay Jones as Heidi, Will Roland as Jared, Jennifer Laura Thompson as Cynthia. New cast members John Dossett (Larry) and Kristolyn Lloyd (Alana) complete the company. The cast just met the press today and you can check out a sneak peek from the special day below. Check back later for complete coverage! (more...)

Less than Two Weeks Left to See A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, Save 35%Less than Two Weeks Left to See A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, Save 35%
by Contests - Broadway - Feb 9, 2016

Now Through February 21: CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS, Save up to 35% with code VBBWYW131, Book Onstage Seating For Best Availability* (more...)

Ben Platt, Laura Dreyfuss, Rachel Bay Jones & More Will Return for DEAR EVAN HANSEN at Second Stage Theatre; Full Cast Announced!Ben Platt, Laura Dreyfuss, Rachel Bay Jones & More Will Return for DEAR EVAN HANSEN at Second Stage Theatre; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director, Casey Reitz, Executive Director), in association with Stacey Mindich Productions, has announced complete casting and creative team for its upcoming production of the new musical, DEAR EVAN HANSEN. (more...)

THIS IS OUR YOUTH to Play Belrose Theater in San RafaelTHIS IS OUR YOUTH to Play Belrose Theater in San Rafael
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

THIS IS OUR YOUTH, a comedy by Kenneth Lonergan, opens 2016 for Marin Onstage in San Rafael.  The play runs from January 15 to January 30 at the Belrose Theater with performances on Friday and Saturdays at 8pm and matinees on Saturday January 23 and 30 at 2pm.  Tickets may be purchased in advance at www.marinonstage.org or at the door.  Ticket prices are $20 for General, $18 for Seniors, $15 for Students.  The play contains adult language and situations and is not recommended for children under 17. (more...)

Review Roundup: Signature Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY!Review Roundup: Signature Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY!
by Review Roundups - Dec 22, 2015

Signature Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret), has just announced a one-week extension through January 31, 2016.  (more...)

Unicorn Theatre to Present MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY, 12/2Unicorn Theatre to Present MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY, 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play asks us to imagine what will happen to humanity after the apocalypse. This imaginative dark comedy follows a new civilization of survivors as they band together to build a community from the rubble of the world we now know. Jump into a wild future where The Simpsonsand the pop culture of today becomes the mythology of tomorrow in this unexpected, musical love-letter to the power of live theatre. (more...)

Review Roundup: A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Nov 12, 2015

The Young Vic's critically-acclaimed production of Arthur Miller's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, directed by Ivo van Hove, opens tonight, November 12, at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Review Roundup: ON YOUR FEET! Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: ON YOUR FEET! Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Nov 5, 2015

ON YOUR FEET!, the new Broadway musical based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, nineteen-time GRAMMY winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan, opens on Broadway tonight, November 5, 2015 at the Marquis Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Review Roundup: KING CHARLES III Opens on Broadway- ALL the ReviewsReview Roundup: KING CHARLES III Opens on Broadway- ALL the Reviews
by Review Roundups - Nov 1, 2015

The highly anticipated play about Britain's future king, King Charles III, which began previews October 10, 2015, is set to open on November 1, 2015 at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street, NYC). Check out the reviews from the show below! (more...)

Review Roundup: THERESE RAQUIN Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: THERESE RAQUIN Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Oct 29, 2015

The Broadway adaptation of THERČSE RAQUIN, starring Academy and Golden Globe nominee Keira Knightley (Therese) in her Broadway debut, opens officially tonight, October 29, 2015 on Broadway at Studio 54. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

SALOME Set for The Women's Voices Theater FestivalSALOME Set for The Women's Voices Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

Turning away from what she calls Oscar Wilde's "Dance of Death" and instead creating a "Dance of Life," internationally acclaimed adaptor-director Yael Farber has reinterpreted the biblical figure known as Salome as an agent of revolution whose mysterious act-demanding the head of John the Baptist-changed the course of history. The world premiere of Salome opens the Shakespeare Theatre Company's 2015-2016 Mainstage Season and marks the Company's entry in the Women's Voices Theater Festival. The production runs October 6-November 8, 2015, at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW). (more...)

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