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Photo Flash: First Look at First Folio Theatre's LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOORPhoto Flash: First Look at First Folio Theatre's LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) will present Neil Simon's witty modern classicLAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR, previewing January 28, opening Saturday, January 31 at 8 p.m. and running through March 1, 2015. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: GREASE Is The Word! A Hip History Of The Huge Stage & Screen HitFLASH FRIDAY: GREASE Is The Word! A Hip History Of The Huge Stage & Screen Hit
by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 23, 2015

In honor of this week's announcement heralding GREASE: LIVE! arriving in January 2016 on FOX, today we look back at the various versions of the ever-popular hit musical. (more...)

First Folio Theatre to Present LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR, Beginning 1/28First Folio Theatre to Present LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR, Beginning 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) will present Neil Simon's witty modern classic LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR, previewing January 28, opening Saturday, January 31 at 8 p.m. and running through March 1, 2015. The production stars First Folio Artistic Associate Rene Ruelas (Rough Crossing, The Rainmaker, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Design for Living at First Folio Theatre) as "Max Prince," First Folio Artistic Associate Kevin McKillip (Jeeves Takes A Bow, The Merchant of Venice, The Turn of the Screw and Unnecessary Farce at First Folio Theatre, Making God Laugh at Theatre at the Center) as "Ira," Callie Johnson (National Tour of Evil Dead The Musical and Next to Normal at Drury Lane Theatre) as "Helen," First Folio Artistic Associate Hayley L. Rice (The Rainmaker, The Merchant of Venice, Blithe Spirit, The Castle of Otranto at First Folio Theatre) as "Carol," and First Folio Artistic Associate Joe Foust (The Merry Wives of Windsor, Unnecessary Farce and the Woman in Black at First Folio Theatre, A Christmas Carol and Measure for Measure at Goodman Theatre) as "Val." LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR is directed by Jeff Award nominee and First Folio Theatre Co-Founder, Alison C. Vesely (First Folio's A Moon for the Misbegotten). The production is dedicated to the memory of Molly Glynn. (more...)

Franklin Performing Arts Company to Host Free Family Concert Jazz4kidz, 1/11Franklin Performing Arts Company to Host Free Family Concert Jazz4kidz, 1/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Franklin Performing Arts Company's annual, free Family Concert Series kicks off this season with “Jazz4kidz Featuring Mark Poniatowski and Friends” on Sunday, January 11 at 1 p.m. at THE BLACK BOX, 15 West Central Street, in downtown Franklin. Joining Poniatowski are vocalist April Hall, drummer Kenny Hadley, guitarist Mark White and pianist Joe Mulholland. Family Concert Series events are especially geared to children in length and presentation and provide young audiences with a fun introduction to the world of live music. The performances introduce audiences of all ages to music of many genres and feature talented, professional musicians in an engaging, entertaining and interactive format. Audience participation is encouraged. (more...)

Photo Flash Exclusive: First Look at CAFE SOCIETY SWING at 59E59 TheatersPhoto Flash Exclusive: First Look at CAFE SOCIETY SWING at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to host the US premiere of CAFE SOCIETY SWING, written by Alex Webb and directed by Simon Green. Produced by Richard Darbourne Ltd (producer of last season's Drama League nominated All That Fall) and The Copasetic Foundation, CAFE SOCIETY SWING begins performances on Tuesday, December 16 for a limited engagement through Sunday, January 4. Opening Night is Sunday, December 21 at 7 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7 PM; Friday at 8 PM; Saturday at 2 PM & 8 PM; Sunday at 3 PM & 7 PM. Please note the following Holiday schedule adjustments: There is no performance on Thursday, December 25; there is an added performance on Friday, December 26 at 2 PM; the performances on December 24 and December 31 are at 6 PM. Single tickets are $70 ($49 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org. (more...)

HBO to Debut MEL BROOKS LIVE AT THE GEFFEN, 1/31HBO to Debut MEL BROOKS LIVE AT THE GEFFEN, 1/31
by Movies News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

?Mel Brooks is one of the funniest voices in American comedy. Now, the entertainment legend dons a tux and takes the stage for a memorable one-man show filled with jokes, songs and hilarious anecdotes when MEL BROOKS LIVE AT THE GEFFEN debuts SATURDAY, JAN. 31 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. (more...)

North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre to Present LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR in 2015North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre to Present LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

North Raleigh Arts & Creative Theatre has announced their production of Neil Simon's Laughter on the 23rd Floor. Inspired by Simon's early experiences as a staff writer on Sid Caesar's Your Show of Shows, Laughter tells the story of seven comedy writers, struggling with everything from an overbearing television network, determined to censor their show into mind-numbing mediocrity, the McCarthy hearings, and most daunting of all, the inescapable need to one-up the last gag. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 12/07/2014Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 12/07/2014
by BWW - Dec 7, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/07/2014 for St. Petersburg (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 11/30/2014Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 11/30/2014
by BWW - Nov 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/30/2014 for St. Petersburg (more...)

BWW Reviews: Neil Simon's LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR at American StageBWW Reviews: Neil Simon's LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR at American Stage
by Peter Nason - Nov 26, 2014

It features top-notched performances by some of our area's finest actors, including Glenn Gover who steals the entire show from the rest of the talented cast and gives one of the year's best performances. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 11/23/2014Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 11/23/2014
by BWW - Nov 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/23/2014 for St. Petersburg (more...)

Broadway Vets Featured in New Documentary, STILL DREAMING, Premiering Tonight at DOC NYCBroadway Vets Featured in New Documentary, STILL DREAMING, Premiering Tonight at DOC NYC
by Movies News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

STILL DREAMING, the latest feature documentary from Hank Rogerson and Jilann Spitzmiller (SHAKESPEARE BEHIND BARS, HOMELAND), will have its world premiere at DOC NYC, the United States' largest documentary film festival, tonight, November 18th, 2014 at 7:15pm and November 19th, 2014 at 5pm. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 11/16/2014Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 11/16/2014
by BWW - Nov 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/16/2014 for St. Petersburg (more...)

ADM:21 Presents Works from GEORGE M!, A CHORUS LINE, IN THE HEIGHTS and More, Now thru 11/16ADM:21 Presents Works from GEORGE M!, A CHORUS LINE, IN THE HEIGHTS and More, Now thru 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) will present 15 show-stopping musical theater dance numbers performed by stars from the musical theater and dance worlds during its Joyce Theater debut today, November 11-16, announced Nikki Feirt Atkins, Founder and Executive Artistic Director and Margo Sappington, Artistic Director. All performances will feature live music and will be directed by Margo Sappington with musical direction by Eugene Gwozdz. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primary Stages Honors Donald Margulies and Julian Schlossberg at 2014 GalaPhoto Coverage: Primary Stages Honors Donald Margulies and Julian Schlossberg at 2014 Gala
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 4, 2014

Primary Stages just held their annual Gala last night, November 3, 2014 at 583 Park Avenue. The event celebrated the company's 30th anniversary and honor Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies and award-winning producer, Julian Schlossberg. The Honorary Gala Co-Chairs are Brian d'Arcy James, Laura Linney, Elaine May, and Susan Stroman. The evening featured performances and tributes by Tony nominee Nick Cordero(performing from Bullets over Broadway), Charles Busch, Judy Gold, David Ives, the creators of In Transit, Tony winner Frank Langella, Elaine May, Tony winner Billy Porter, Marlo Thomas, Rachel York, and surprise guests. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the event below! (more...)

Broadway Vets Featured in New Documentary, STILL DREAMING, Premiering at DOC NYCBroadway Vets Featured in New Documentary, STILL DREAMING, Premiering at DOC NYC
by Movies News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

STILL DREAMING, the latest feature documentary from Hank Rogerson and Jilann Spitzmiller (SHAKESPEARE BEHIND BARS, HOMELAND), will have its world premiere at DOC NYC, the United States' largest documentary film festival, on November 18th, 2014 at 7:15pm and November 19th, 2014 at 5pm. (more...)

ADM:21 to Present Works from GEORGE M!, A CHORUS LINE, IN THE HEIGHTS and More, 11/11-16ADM:21 to Present Works from GEORGE M!, A CHORUS LINE, IN THE HEIGHTS and More, 11/11-16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) will present 15 show-stopping musical theater dance numbers performed by stars from the musical theater and dance worlds during its Joyce Theater debut November 11-16, today announced Nikki Feirt Atkins, Founder and Executive Artistic Director and Margo Sappington, Artistic Director. All performances will feature live music and will be directed by Margo Sappington with musical direction by Eugene Gwozdz. (more...)

Donald Margulies & Julian Schlossberg to be Honored at Primary Stages Gala, 11/3Donald Margulies & Julian Schlossberg to be Honored at Primary Stages Gala, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Primary Stages has announced that their annual Gala will take place Monday, November 3, 2014 at 583 Park Avenue. The event will celebrate the company's 30th anniversary and honor Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies and award-winning producer, Julian Schlossberg. (more...)

CAFE SOCIETY SWING Set for 59E59 TheatersCAFE SOCIETY SWING Set for 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

59E59 Theaters will host the US premiere of CAFE SOCIETY SWING, written by Alex Webb and directed by Simon Green. Produced by Richard Darbourne Ltd (producer of last season's Drama League nominated All That Fall) and The Copasetic Foundation, CAFE SOCIETY SWING begins performances on Tuesday, December 16 for a limited engagement through Sunday, January 4. Opening Night is Sunday, December 21 at 7 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7 PM; Friday at 8 PM; Saturday at 2 PM & 8 PM; Sunday at 3 PM & 7 PM. (more...)

Neil Simon's LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR Opens at Barn Theatre 9/12-10/04Neil Simon's LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR Opens at Barn Theatre 9/12-10/04
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

The Barn Theatre of Montville, NJ will be presenting 'Laughter on the 23rd Floor'. Performances will be on September 12, 19, 20, 26, 27, October 3 and 4 at 8pm; and on September 13, 14, 21, and 28 at 2pm. Tickets are $18 (senior/student tickets are $16 on matinees only). (more...)

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