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Geffen Playhouse's Starry LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT to Stream with BroadwayHDGeffen Playhouse's Starry LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT to Stream with BroadwayHD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Geffen Playhouse and online theater streaming service BroadwayHD today announced a partnership to present select live and captured-live productions from the Los Angeles theater to BroadwayHD subscribers. The Geffen's current production of Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize-winning Long Day's Journey Into Night, starring Jane Kaczmarek and Alfred Molina, will be the first play presented under the partnership. It marks BroadwayHD's first live stream from a U.S. theater outside of New York City. (more...)

A GREAT WILDERNESS Touches on Timely Themes at Beck CenterA GREAT WILDERNESS Touches on Timely Themes at Beck Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Beck Center for the Arts proudly presents the regional premiere of A Great Wilderness March 3 through April 9, 2017 in the intimate Studio Theater. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are now on sale. Buy early and save with promo code: NATURE to receive $5 off each adult/senior ticket purchased by March 2. (more...)

Actor Bill Pullman to Deliver Commencement Address at Warren Wilson CollegeActor Bill Pullman to Deliver Commencement Address at Warren Wilson College
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Celebrity sightings in Asheville are nothing new. The world's top actors, musicians and leaders have helped make “the land of the sky” a well-known tourist destination. An oft-understated feature of the city is its reputation as a mecca for higher learning. (more...)

New Dark Comedy APPENDAGE to Play Theater for the New CityNew Dark Comedy APPENDAGE to Play Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

From February 14 to 26, Theater for the New City will present the American premiere of 'Appendage' by Irish expatriate writer Derek Murphy.  The dark comedy is staged by Mary Tierney, founder of the legendary Quaigh Lunchtime Series, in her return to the director's chair. (more...)

Two-for-One Tickets on Sale Today for NYC & Company's Off-Broadway WeekTwo-for-One Tickets on Sale Today for NYC & Company's Off-Broadway Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

NYC & Company, New York City's official destination marketing organization, encourages theatergoers to purchase NYC Off-Broadway WeekSM tickets, on sale today at 10:30 a.m. (more...)

Lucie Arnaz and Musical Director Ron Abel Take the Stage at Broadway Theatre of PitmanLucie Arnaz and Musical Director Ron Abel Take the Stage at Broadway Theatre of Pitman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2017

A fiery, explosive, heartfelt musical tribute to the rhythm of her roots and a love note to her father, Desi Arnaz. The show is an eclectic Latin American mix in English and Spanish, featuring songs by Irving Berlin and the Gershwins, among others, alongside tunes by Augustine Lara, Rafael Hernandez and Margarita Lecuona. (more...)

DAISY AND JORDAN'S SUNDAY BRUNCH OF SHAME Starring Daisy Eagan and Jordan Kai Burnett Makes NYC DebutDAISY AND JORDAN'S SUNDAY BRUNCH OF SHAME Starring Daisy Eagan and Jordan Kai Burnett Makes NYC Debut
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Daisy and Jordan's Sunday Brunch of Shame makes its NYC debut after a wildly successful run in Los Angeles! A comedy show with music, prizes, sketches, and lots of shame. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Every night the maids stage a fantasized revolution against their mistress Madame. Every night they fail miserably. But last night they have taken a step into reality. They have plotted against Monsieur and have gotten him arrested by the police. Family and class wars unfold.  (more...)

LPTW to Honor Carol Hall, Linda Cho, Liesl Tommy and More at 2017 Awards CelebrationLPTW to Honor Carol Hall, Linda Cho, Liesl Tommy and More at 2017 Awards Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

On Friday, March 31, 2017, The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre, is pleased to recognize the talents of six outstanding women: Carol Hall, Linda Cho, Lilieana Blain-Cruz, Liesl Tommy, Jess Chayes and Emily Simoness. (more...)

A Valentine for the Desert! Lorna Luft SIngs THE JUDY GARLAND SONGBOOK at The McCallum TheatreA Valentine for the Desert! Lorna Luft SIngs THE JUDY GARLAND SONGBOOK at The McCallum Theatre
by David Green - Feb 2, 2017

The McCallum Theatre presents 'Lorna Luft Sings the Judy Garland Songbook' on Tuesday, February 14, at 8:00pm. Lorna Luft's career has encompassed virtually every area of entertainment.  A celebrated live performer; stage, film and television actress; best-selling author; recording artist and Emmy-nominated producer, she triumphs in every medium.Born to Judy Garland and producer Sid Luft, music and entertainment were part of her childhood.  At age 11, she made her television debut singing on her mother's series, 'The Judy Garland Show.'  At 16, already a seasoned performer, she shared the bill with her mother on Broadway in a month long concert engagement at New York's Palace Theater. (more...)

Avant-Pop Saxophonist Daniel Bennett Invades Rockwood Music Hall on St. Patrick's DayAvant-Pop Saxophonist Daniel Bennett Invades Rockwood Music Hall on St. Patrick's Day
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

New York saxophonist Daniel Bennett has been hailed as one of the most original and unpredictable musical voices of his generation. The Daniel Bennett Group performs a special St. Patrick's Day CD Release at Rockwood Music Hall (Stage 3) on Friday, March 17th at 8:30pm. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

The opening night of Felice Lesser Dance Theater's 2017 season falls on February 8, the Slovenian holiday of Prešeren Day, a national holiday that celebrates culture of all kinds.  Lesser's world premiere, entitled Lightning, is a multi-media dance dealing with timely issues facing the world in the new year, set to a score by the contemporary Slovenian composer Borut Krzisnik.  The season will run for six performances, February 8 - 12, 2017 at The Duke on 42nd Street,229 W. 42nd Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues). (more...)

Celeste Oliva and Alexander Platt to Reunite in STAGE KISS at the Lyric Stage; Cast Set!Celeste Oliva and Alexander Platt to Reunite in STAGE KISS at the Lyric Stage; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl, winner of the 2016 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award and a MacArthur 'genius' grant, will be directed by Courtney O'Connor at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston, opening February 26 and running through March 26, 2017. Previews begin February 24.  (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 1/30/2017This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 1/30/2017
by - Jan 30, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 1/30/2017. (more...)

Larry Alexander to Bring MY BROADWAY to TheatreZone This FebruaryLarry Alexander to Bring MY BROADWAY to TheatreZone This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Larry Alexander, Marius in Les Miserables on Broadway and the opening act for one of Liza Minnelli's world tours, brings his new show 'My Broadway' to TheatreZone for one performance only at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21. (more...)

Mark St. Germain Adapting John Updike HAMLET Prequel for the Stage; Reading Set for Orlando!Mark St. Germain Adapting John Updike HAMLET Prequel for the Stage; Reading Set for Orlando!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF continues to expand its mission to bring thought-provoking new theatrical works to Central Florida through a commission with playwright Mark St. Germain to write an adaptation of John Updike's bestselling novel, Gertrude and Claudius. (more...)

Wendy Whelan & Brian Brooks' SOME OF A THOUSAND WORDS Sets New York Debut at The Joyce TheaterWendy Whelan & Brian Brooks' SOME OF A THOUSAND WORDS Sets New York Debut at The Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. will kick off its Spring/Summer 2017 season with the New York City premiere of Some of a Thousand Words, the latest collaboration between former New York City Ballet principal dancer Wendy Whelan and renowned choreographer Brian Brooks, from February 28 - March 5. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Winners Announced - Patti LuPone, Ethan Slater, Alex Weisman and More!2016 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards Winners Announced - Patti LuPone, Ethan Slater, Alex Weisman and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 24, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 Chicago winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 1/23/2017This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 1/23/2017
by - Jan 23, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 1/23/2017. (more...)

Neo-Political Cowgirls to Kick Off Winter Season with ZIMA! Scavenger HuntNeo-Political Cowgirls to Kick Off Winter Season with ZIMA! Scavenger Hunt
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

On Saturday, March 4, the innovative dance theater company, Neo-Political Cowgirls, will kick off their winter season by presenting their annual theatrical scavenger hunt, ZIMA! Partnering once again with The Montauk Playhouse, NPC is in their 7th year delivering this cold-season favorite. (more...)

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