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NUMBERS NERDS: The [almost] All-Girl Math Challenge Comes to Peter Jay Sharp TheaterNUMBERS NERDS: The [almost] All-Girl Math Challenge Comes to Peter Jay Sharp Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) and CPA Theatricals present Numbers Nerds, the [almost] all-girl math challenge, with book by Laura Stratford, Music by David Kornfeld, lyrics by Alex Higgin-Houser, additional music by Dylan MarcAurele and original story by Larry Little.  Amber Mak, New Works Development Director at Chicago's Paramount Theatre, directs and choreographs a cast of six, including Danielle Davila, Madison Kauffman, Jake Morrissy, Maisie Rose, Sharon Sachs (Film: 'Home Alone;'  TV: 'Weeds,' 'Dexter,' 'Grimm') and Tiffany Tatreau (Ride the Cyclone). Six performances will be staged at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater, 416 West 42nd Street, New York City from July 19-23, 2017. (more...)

Development Reading for New Musical Comedy TOOTSIE Set for This JuneDevelopment Reading for New Musical Comedy TOOTSIE Set for This June
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

BWW has learned that a development reading is planned for the new musical comedy TOOTSIE. Westfield Productions's Scott Sanders and Carol Fineman will present the invitation-only event on Thursday, June 8 at 2 PM at New 42 Studios. (more...)

2017 American Theatre Master Makes His Visit on the Road Less Traveled2017 American Theatre Master Makes His Visit on the Road Less Traveled
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) is excited to announce its newest member to its National Advisory Board, Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright, Donald Margulies.  On Saturday May 6, the company welcomed its 2017 American Theatre Master, Donald Margulies, on the road less traveled.  The day began with a Q&A session with Mr. Margulies, moderated by RLTP Literary Director Jon Elston at the Road Less Traveled Theater. That evening, Mr. Margulies was guest of honor during a sold-out performance of The Country House. (more...)

Shirine Babb, Alyssa Bresnahan, and Full Cast Announced for Roundabout's NAPOLI, BROOKLYNShirine Babb, Alyssa Bresnahan, and Full Cast Announced for Roundabout's NAPOLI, BROOKLYN
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has announced the full company for Meghan Kennedy's (Too Much, Too Much, Too Many) new play Napoli, Brooklyn, commissioned by Roundabout, directed by Gordon Edelstein. (more...)

BENNY & JOON Musical, Anna Ziegler's THE WANDERERS and More Slated for The Old Globe's 2017-18 SeasonBENNY & JOON Musical, Anna Ziegler's THE WANDERERS and More Slated for The Old Globe's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Old Globe today announced its 2017-2018 Season, which will kick off with the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein. (more...)

Arthur Miller's THE PRICE Enters Final Weeks on BroadwayArthur Miller's THE PRICE Enters Final Weeks on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude its new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's The Price, directed by Steppenwolf Theatre Company co-founder, Terry Kinney, on Sunday, May 14. (more...)

CABARET to Play San Jose's Center for the Performing ArtsCABARET to Play San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The critically acclaimed and award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company is proud to present, direct from Broadway, the national tour of SAM MENDES (Skyfall, American Beauty) and ROB MARSHALL's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET, playing San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts (255 S. Almaden, San Jose) June 6-11, 2017. Press night for CABARET will be held on Tuesday, June 6 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

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Links in the Chain... Meet the Cast of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Opening Tonight!Links in the Chain... Meet the Cast of SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Opening Tonight!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 25, 2017

John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation, starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train), Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy'), directed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Yen), officially opens tonight, April 25, at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Below, get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

New Works by Lisa Kron, Duncan Sheik, Josh Radnor, Stephen Trask, Lynn Nottage and More Set for Knockout 33rd Season at VassarNew Works by Lisa Kron, Duncan Sheik, Josh Radnor, Stephen Trask, Lynn Nottage and More Set for Knockout 33rd Season at Vassar
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Vassar & New York Stage and Film have announced the programming lineup for their upcoming 33rd Powerhouse Season, the annual summer season, which brings together some of the most influential theatrical voices working today for fully-staged productions of new plays, workshop presentations of new plays and musicals, and readings of other works in progress. (more...)

Erin Leigh Peck Will Lead PRETTY TO THE BONE at New York Theatre BarnErin Leigh Peck Will Lead PRETTY TO THE BONE at New York Theatre Barn
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

New York Theatre Barn has been incubating and producing new musicals that tell untold stories for the past 10 years. Led by Artistic Director, Joe Barros, the company's 10th season of its New Works Series, features a pre-premiere of the provocative new musical Pretty to the Bone. (more...)

Roundabout Theatre Company Announces Third Annual Casino NightRoundabout Theatre Company Announces Third Annual Casino Night
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

On Monday, May 8, Roundabout Theatre Company will host their third annual Casino Night, at the American Airlines Theatre (227 W. 42nd St). All proceeds benefit Roundabout Theatre Company's many programs, including the Education programs, the Theatrical Workforce Development Program and the Musical Theatre Fund. (more...)

Scott Ellis Joins Theatre N16 as Artistic DirectorScott Ellis Joins Theatre N16 as Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Theatre N16 is proud to announce the appointment of Scott Ellis as the new artistic director of Theatre N16, as current artistic director Jamie Eastlake takes over the executive directorship of the theatre. This handover takes effect from April 3rd 2017. (more...)

Janeane Garofalo, Lili Taylor, and Celia Weston to Star in MARVIN'S ROOM at Roundabout Theatre CompanyJaneane Garofalo, Lili Taylor, and Celia Weston to Star in MARVIN'S ROOM at Roundabout Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) announces the stars of the Broadway premiere of Marvin's Room, by Scott McPherson, directed by Obie Award-winning director, Anne Kauffman (Detroit) making her Broadway debut. (more...)

BroadwayHD's SHE LOVES ME Live-Stream Breaks Guinness World RecordBroadwayHD's SHE LOVES ME Live-Stream Breaks Guinness World Record
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company and BroadwayHD, alongside co-founders and executive producers Bonnie Comley and Stewart F. Lane, broke the Guinness World Record for the first Broadway show to be live streamed for Roundabout's production of 'She Loves Me' on June 30, 2016. (more...)

Roundabout Announces 2017 Artistic PlansRoundabout Announces 2017 Artistic Plans
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) is thrilled to announce artistic plans for 2017, which welcome back a group of artists whom the theater has long respected, with new works, new roles and with a new playwright support initiative. (more...)

Pulitzer-Winning Playwright Donald Margulies Set for Q&A at RLTPPulitzer-Winning Playwright Donald Margulies Set for Q&A at RLTP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

On May 6th, Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) will welcome its 2017 American Theatre Master, Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright Donald Margulies. (more...)

The New Natives to Premiere Charly Clive's CAMEL at UNDER St. MarksThe New Natives to Premiere Charly Clive's CAMEL at UNDER St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade in association with The New Natives will present the World Premiere of Charly Clive's CAMEL, directed by Michael Bradshaw Flynn, April 23-May 7 at UNDER St. Marks. (more...)

Broadway's THE PRICE, Featuring Quartet of Big Names, Opens Tomorrow at RTCBroadway's THE PRICE, Featuring Quartet of Big Names, Opens Tomorrow at RTC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

A friendly reminder! Roundabout Theatre Company welcomes Mark Ruffalo, Tony Shalhoub, Jessica Hecht and Danny DeVito in a new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's The Price, directed by Steppenwolf Theatre Company co-founder, Terry Kinney, opening officially tomorrow, Thursday, March 16, 2017. This is a limited engagement through May 7, 2017 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Roundabout Theatre Company to Train New Crop of Technical Theatre ArtistsRoundabout Theatre Company to Train New Crop of Technical Theatre Artists
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company and Education at Roundabout have announced the Theatrical Workforce Development Program (TWDP), the theatre industry's first workforce development program to train and place young adults in professional technical theatre careers. This new initiative aims to break down the barriers that prevent young adults from joining the industry and empower a diverse new generation of theatre professionals. (more...)

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