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Majestic Theatre (New York, NY)
245 West 44th St.
New York, NY
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Based on a conception of Sherman Edwards

The Tony Award winning musical 1776 is based on the events leading up to the drafting and signing of the Declaration of Independence. John Adams, disliked by many in Congress, joins Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson to bring forward a resolution for independence that will eventually set America free from England's tyranny. Powerful performances by a cast of 25, and an impeccably crafted script make 1776 as relevant today as it was when first written. 1776 delivers a riveting evening of theatre filled with history, humor, heart and romance.


BWW Reviews: JEKYLL & HYDE THE MUSICAL a Must See in Kansas City
by Steve Wilson - Mar 9, 2014

With minimal sets and props but loaded with outstanding talent, Jekyll & Hyde The Musical is playing at the Just Off Broadway Theatre in Kansas City, MO. Based on the Robert Louis Stevenson novel A Strange Case of Jekyll and Hyde, is produced by She&Her Productions, with Tiffany Schweigert directing the multi-talented cast. (more...)

Public Theater's New Musical A SECOND CHANCE with Brian & Diane Sutherland Begins Previews 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

The Public Theater will begin previews for the New York premiere of A SECOND CHANCE on Tuesday, March 18. Directed by Jonathan Butterell with book, music, and lyrics by Ted Shen, this new musical will run through Sunday, April 13 in the Shiva Theater, with an official press opening on Sunday, March 30. (more...)

Fort Ticonderoga to Host 'Ordered to Join the Northern Army in Canada' Living History Event, 3/15-16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

Be in the moment and experience March 1776 at Fort Ticonderoga on Saturday and Sunday, March 15-16 to discover the remarkable story of how a fledging army fought for independence! See how New York soldiers used British military drill to put their muskets and fowlers to use against their enemy. Smell the sawdust and watch the wood chips fly as carpenters hew down logs to build another sled to keep the train of supplies rolling into Canada. Visit the Continental Store to see how the American army supplied its troops or pick-up a needle and thread to help sew mattresses for soldiers at the Fort's tailor shop. The must-experience living history event takes place 10 am - 4 pm, Saturday and Sunday, March 15-16. The cost is $10 per person and payable at the gate. Friends of Fort Ticonderoga and children 4 years old and under are free. (more...)

A Live Webcast of the New Sony a7 Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera System with Mark Weir, Senior Technology Manager for Sony's Digital Imaging Business at B&H Event S
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

Sony recently released, to great acclaim, the world's first full-frame digital camera system with interchangeable lenses, housed in a compact mirrorless body. These are the a7 and the a7R. Photographers are interested, they're experimenting, and they are curious for more. Many photographers who are invested in Canon, Nikon, and Leica lenses are adapting their lenses to this compact system. (more...)

More Than LBJ! Meet the Full Company of ALL THE WAY, Opening Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 5, 2014

All the Way, the new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan, starring BREAKING BAD's Bryan Cranston, is currently in previews on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre. The production officially opens on Thursday, March 6, 2014 for a strictly limited engagement. The play is directed by Bill Rauch, Artistic Director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, where All the Way began its theatrical life. Scroll down to learn more about the full cast of ALL THE WAY, plus watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Arizona Theatre Company Puts Spin on AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, 3/27-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2014

The celebrated off-Broadway comedy, Around the World in 80 Days, which features five actors in a theatrical tour-de-force playing 39 characters from Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, will come alive through the Arizona Theatre Company production at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe, from March 27-April 13. (more...)

Photos and Video: Meet the Full Company of IF/THEN, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 4, 2014

IF/THEN, starring Idina Menzel (aka 'Adele Dazeem'), begins previews tomorrow, March 5, and officially opens on March 30 at Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast, plus watch interviews and footage of the company performing in last month's NYC fan concert of the musical! (more...)

BWW Reviews: PENTATONIX Ignites DC's DAR Constitution Hall
by Jennifer Perry - Mar 31, 2014

Pentatonix's skillful vocals and engaging performance style made this concert a not-to-be-missed event! (more...)

MTC MainStage to Present THE FANTASTICKS, 4/11-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, Fairfield County's award-winning professional theatre company, concludes its 2013/2014 Season with 'The Fantasticks' a musical with book by Tom Jones, music by Harvey Schmidt, lyrics by Tom Jones and based on 'Les Romanesques' by Edmond Rostand. Performances are April 11 - May 4, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, with matinees Saturdays at 4pm and Sundays at 2pm, at MTC MainStage Studio Theatre, 246 Post Road East (Colonial Green/Lower Level) in downtown Westport, CT. Tickets range from $25-$45 ($5 discount for seniors/students) and are available by calling 203.454.3883 or visiting www.musictheatreofct.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Walnut Street Theatre's THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Walnut Street Theatre's 2013-2014 Independence Studio on 3 season continues with the Olivier Award-winner for Best Comedy, THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE. Written by Jim Cartwright, and directed by Dan Olmstead, the production opens tomorrow, March 27th and continues through April 13th in the Walnut's Independence Studio on 3. Show times are Tuesdays-Sunday evenings at 7:30pm and Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:30pm. Scroll down to see some photos from the production! (more...)

SAP Changes the Data Warehousing Landscape With SAP HANA'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ To further deliver on SAP Cloud powered by SAP HANA,SAP AG(NYSE: SAP)is reinventing the data warehouse to deliver real-time, in-context business decisions for everyone while simplifying the IT landscape. SAP today announced the availability of the 7.4 version ofthe SAPBusiness Warehouse (SAP BW) applicationpowered by SAP HANA as part of the new in-memory data architecture. SAP's in-memory data fabric speeds business intelligence to front-line employees, making businesses more productive and competitive in real time while significantly reducing the overhead of duplicating data. Customers are now able to deliver information to their end users more efficiently and react to changing business demands more quickly while simplifying their IT tasks. The announcement was made at HANA2014 being held March 24-27 in Orlando, Florida. (more...)

Axell Wireless Installs DAS System at World Trade Center Complex
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

DALLAS, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Betty Buckley to Teach Song Interpretation & Monologue Master Class at Denver Summer Intensive in June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Tony Award winner, Theater Hall of Fame member and legendary Broadway star Betty Buckley returns to Denver to teach her third consecutive Summer Intensive Song Interpretation & Monologue Workshop, June 9-13th. The workshop is a master class for actors and singers of all levels: high school students, college students, professionals, educators and anyone aspiring to refine their communication skills in word or song. (more...)

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Announces Cast of ANYTHING GOES: IN CONCERT, 5/9-10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Since its highly successful Broadway debut 80 years ago, Anything Goes has been revived multiple times and now receives a world premiere symphonic version with Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (ISO) and an all-star Broadway cast, Friday, May 9 and Saturday, May 10, as part of the ISO's Printing Partners Pops Series at the Hilbert Circle Theatre. (more...)

Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome! Meet the Full Cast of Roundabout's CABARET, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 20, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb's Tony winning musical Cabaret, starring Tony Award-winner Alan Cumming and Golden Globe-winner Michelle Williams, begins previews tomorrow, Friday March 21. Cabaret officially opens on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). This is a 24-week limited engagement. Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch a TV spot for the production below! (more...)

'Ali Baba Had Them Forty Thieves...' Meet the Full Cast of ALADDIN, Opening Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 19, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, opens tomorrow night, March 20th. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, the show features music by Tony Award and eight-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Sister Act), lyrics by two-time Oscar winner Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid), three-time Tony Award and three-time Oscar winner Tim Rice (Evita, Aida) and two-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer), with a book by Beguelin, and is directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

FNA USA Premieres 4/10 on CMT
by TV News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

CMT celebrates our love for all things America with FNA USA, the ultimate viral video countdown series that raises a glass to the most kick-ass, beer-guzzling, Olympic-medal winning, dictator-toppling, freedom-loving super power in history. The one-hour, six-episode series premieres Thursday, April 10 at 10:00 p.m., ET/PT. (more...)

PlayMakers Rep to Present Stephen Sondheim's ASSASSINS, 4/2-20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

PlayMakers Repertory Company will conclude its Mainstage Season with the Tony Award-winning musical "Assassins" by Stephen Sondheim, onstage April 2-20. (more...)

Betty Buckley to Give Song Interpretation Workshop at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth on 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Theatre Hall of Fame honoree and legendary Broadway star Betty Buckley will be offering a three month Spring Intensive Song Interpretation Workshop at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth beginning April 7. The training will focus on preparations for Story Songs IV, two nights of concerts to be presented in June, starring participants in the workshop. (more...)

Gregg Edelman and Penny Fuller to Join Kate Baldwin in Berkshire's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced additional casting for A Little Night Music. Four-time Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Gregg Edelman will play the role of Fredrik Egerman and Emmy Award winner and two-time Tony Award nominee Penny Fuller will play the role of Madame Armfeldt for BTG's 2014 summer musical. Ethan Heard, who directed BTG's 2013 hit murder mystery The Cat and the Canary, will direct Stephen Sondheim's award-winning musical which also features Tony Award and Drama Desk nominee Kate Baldwin, internationally-acclaimed vocalist and actress Maureen O'Flynn, and Broadway and television actor Graham Rowat. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/15-3/16/2014
by - Mar 16, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, March 16, 2014 - Sunday, March 16, 2014. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/16- 1776
by Stage Tube - Mar 16, 2014

Today in 1969, 1776 opened at the 46th Street Theatre (now the Richard Rogers Theatre), where it ran for 1217 performances. 1776 is a musical with music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and a book by Peter Stone. The story is based on the events surrounding the signing of the Declaration of Independence. It focuses on, and partly fictionalizes, the efforts of John Adams to persuade his colleagues to vote for American independence and to sign the document. The production was nominated for five Tony Awards and won three, including the Tony Award for Best Musical. The musical was made into a film of the same name in 1972 and was revived on Broadway in 1997. (more...)

Musical Theatre West to Present West Coast Premiere of S'WONDERFUL, 4/4-20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Musical Theatre West presents the third production of their 61st season, the West Coast Premiere of S'WONDERFUL: The New Gershwin Musical, created and directed by Ray Roderick, musicaldirection by Bret Simmons with choreography by Charlie Williams. S'WONDERFUL will preview on Friday, April 4, open on Saturday, April 5 and perform for three weeks only through Sunday, April 20 at The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center, located at 6200 Atherton St., Long Beach on the campus of California State University, Long Beach. (more...)

Carla Stickler, Billy Harrington Tighe, Adam Kaplan & More Will Star in Industry Preview of Drew Overcash's New Musical BOYS VS GIRLS, 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Last Call Theatricals will present a special 75-minute Industry-Only Preview of a new musical, BOYS VS GIRLS, written by Drew Overcash, directed & choreographed by Josh Rhodes (Cinderella) on Tuesday March 25th at 12:30pm and 3:30pm at Pearl Studios (500 Eighth Avenue). The cast will feature Carla Stickler (Wicked, Mamma Mia), Brent Diroma (Jersey Boys, Avenue Q), Billy Harrington Tighe (Pippin, Wicked, La Cage Aux Folles), Adam Kaplan (Newsies) and Merissa Czyz (Hair). William Demaniow will serve as Musical Director. (more...)

CLO Cabaret Announces Cast for RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH, Running 5/22-8/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Pittsburgh CLO has announced the cast for the rousing musical hit Ring of Fire, which will run May 22 through August 17 at the CLO Cabaret. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MTW Brings Cuteness Overload to THE MUSIC MAN, Ends 3/2
by Michael L. Quintos - Feb 28, 2014

Despite an injury, good sport Davis Gaines---who plays the title role in Musical Theatre West's new production of Meredith Willson's ever-enduring Tony Award-winning musical THE MUSIC MAN---continues the 'show must go on' mantra and plows through, turning in a rousing performance that does not disappoint. Added bonus: the huge cast also helps play up this local regional revival's family-friendly cuteness factor. Remaining performances of this nearly 60-year-old musical theater staple continue through Sunday, March 2 at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company to Present WITTENBERG, 4/4-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Aurora Theatre Company presents the Bay Area Premiere of WITTENBERG, David Davalos' audacious comedy about reason versus faith. Josh Costello (San Francisco Playhouse, Marin Theatre Company, Impact Theatre) directs this smarty-pants celebration of history, language, academia, and religion, featuring Dan Hiatt (The Arsonists), Elizabeth Carter (Trouble in Mind), Jeremy Kahn, and Michael Stevenson. WITTENBERG plays April 4 through May 4 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($32-60) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

Cox & VCTA to award $100,000 in Scholarship Funds
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Cox Communications and the Virginia Cable Telecommunications Association (VCTA) announces, on behalf of all of its members, the 2014 Virginia's Future Leaders Scholarship Program. This year, in partnership with the Donald A. Perry Foundation, $100,000 will be awarded to outstanding Virginia students attending Virginia colleges and universities across the Commonwealth. (more...)

Ford's Theatre Society to Present THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, 3/14-5/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Ford's Theatre Society 2013-2014 season continues with the quirky Tony-winning musical comedy 'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,' directed by Peter Flynn, March 14 through May 17, 2014, at Ford's Theatre (511 Tenth Street NW, Washington, D.C.). The production features a local Washington cast of Helen Hayes Award nominees as six awkward adolescents and their proctors, all working through a daunting and hilarious championship quest. (more...)

HEDDA GABLER, GROUNDED & More Set for Gamm's 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2014

Tony Estrella, artistic director of The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm), has announced the theater's 30th anniversary season. A combination of classic and contemporary works, set over hundreds of years of world history, the 2014-2015 Season is an entertaining and evocative line-up that speaks as a whole to American society today. (more...)

DRIVING MISS DAISY Comes to Dundalk Community Theatre, Now thru 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Driving Miss Daisy, Alfred Uhry's 1998 Pulitzer Prize winner for Drama, will grace the stage of Dundalk Community Theatre. The story is a warm-hearted, humorous and affecting study of the unlikely relationship between an aging, crotchety white Southern lady, and a proud, soft-spoken black man. The show runs from tonight, February 21 to March 2. (more...)

Henry Woronicz, Aaron Galligan-Stierle, and More Join Cast of UTAH SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

The Utah Shakespeare Festival recently announced the casting of the first nine actors for the 2014 season. All are familiar faces, having appeared at the Festival in the past. Actors slated to appear thus far are Henry Woronicz, Aaron Galligan-Stierle, Sara J. Griffin, Steve Wojtas, Roderick Peeples, Melinda Pfundstein, Quinn Mattfeld, Grant Goodman, and Brian Vaughn. A complete casting list will be available soon at www.bard.org. (more...)

The Evergreen Chorale to Present FOREVER PLAID, 2/21-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

The Evergreen Chorale presents 'Forever Plaid' February 21 through March 9 at Center Stage, 27608 Fireweed Drive, Evergreen, CO, 80439. Performances are Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. (more...)

Carolee Carmello Guest Stars in NYC Gay Men's Chorus and Youth Pride Chorus Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Tonight, February 19th generous supporters will come together to celebrate the mission of the New York City Gay Men's Chorus (NYCGMC) and Youth Pride Chorus (YPC) of promoting equality through the power of song. Harmony, now in its 13th year, will be held at Affirmation Arts, a luxury venue located in Manhattan's Hudson Yards. Three-time Tony nominee Carolee Carmello will guest star at this year's gala. Members of the New York City Gay Men's Chorus (NYCGMC) and Youth Pride Chorus (YPC) will also perform. (more...)

Tribeca PAC Presents BIKEMAN, A 9/11 PLAY - 2/18
by Hilary Kelly - Feb 18, 2014

Marc Agger and William Brown proudly present Bikeman: A 9/11 Play by Thomas F. Flynn based on his acclaimed book. Flynn is an Emmy® Award-winning CBS reporter who nearly lost his life when the Twin Towers fell. He lived to write about his odyssey in an epic narrative poem that soon became a best seller. Dan Rather called it 'a journey into a modern underworld, and of the escape that made it possible to tell the tale.' Now, this critically acclaimed book has been adapted for the stage directed by Michael Bush. Bikeman features Tony Award® nominee Robert Cuccioli, Irungu Mutu, Angela Pierce, Elizabeth Ramos, and Richard Topol. (more...)

USGBC Releases the Top 10 States in Nation for LEED Green Building
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its ranking of the Top 10 States for LEED, the world's most widely used and recognized green building rating system. The list highlights the regions around the country that are at the forefront of sustainable building design and transformation. Utilizing less energy, LEED-certified spaces save money for families, businesses and taxpayers; reduce carbon emissions; and contribute to a healthier environment for residents, workers and the larger community. (more...)

Tribeca PAC Opens BIKEMAN, A 9/11 PLAY Tonight
by Hilary Kelly - Feb 18, 2014

Marc Agger and William Brown present Bikeman: A 9/11 Play by Thomas F. Flynn based on his acclaimed book. Flynn is an Emmy Award-winning CBS reporter who nearly lost his life when the Twin Towers fell. He lived to write about his odyssey in an epic narrative poem that soon became a best seller. Dan Rather called it 'a journey into a modern underworld, and of the escape that made it possible to tell the tale.' Now, this critically acclaimed book has been adapted for the stage directed by Michael Bush. Bikeman features Tony Award nominee Robert Cuccioli, Irungu Mutu, Angela Pierce, Elizabeth Ramos, and Richard Topol. Opening night is tonight, February 18 at 7PM. (more...)

DRIVING MISS DAISY Comes to Dundalk Community Theatre, 2/21-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

Driving Miss Daisy, Alfred Uhry's 1998 Pulitzer Prize winner for Drama, will grace the stage of Dundalk Community Theatre. The story is a warm-hearted, humorous and affecting study of the unlikely relationship between an aging, crotchety white Southern lady, and a proud, soft-spoken black man. The show runs from February 21 to March 2. (more...)

DATE OF A LIFETIME to Run 3/6-4/6 at NJ Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

It's a jungle out there! Finding a soul mate can be an exhausting experience for lonely hearts looking for love in all the wrong places. But for Marvin and Katie, it's kismet when their eyes first meet at a speed dating event. During their brief time together, they imagine what their lives would be like if they allowed this momentary encounter to evolve to the next level. Their decisions may determine their entire future and whether this will turn out to be a date from hell or a date of a lifetime. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 2/16/2014
by BWW - Feb 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/16/2014 for Dallas (more...)

Fort Ticonderoga Receives Innovation in Interpretation Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Fort Ticonderoga recently received an Innovation in Interpretation Award from the Museum Association of New York (MANY) which recognized Fort Ticonderoga as a leader in historic interpretation. The award was presented at MANY's annual meeting in Albany, NY. (more...)

SRA Named Finalist for American Technology Award in IT Services & Consulting
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

FAIRFAX, Va., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ SRA International, Inc., a leading provider of IT solutions and professional services to government organizations, today announced that the company has been named a finalist for an American Technology Award (ATA) in IT Services & Consulting for 'AcuITy Insightful Solutions' (AcuITy). The ATA's represent outstanding achievement and are the only 'Best of' national award in our industry. Being awarded an ATA means your product exemplifies the 'Best of' the United States tech sector. (more...)

Belden Showcases Two Industry Game-Changers at NAB 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

The first game-changer is the unveiling of the newly formed Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. Grass Valley and Miranda Technologies, two of the market's most respected and dynamic brands, have merged to create the new Grass Valley. The Belden portfolio is now comprised of best-in-class communications technology brands offering an integrated package of audio, video and data transport systems over copper and/or fiber. Future Ready - Now is this year's theme for Belden and Grass Valley. Belden will demonstrate its new and enhanced end-to-end workflows from two booths: playout workflows in the North Hall at N2513 and live and news production workflows from the South Hall at SL206. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre to Present LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, 5/6-6/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Bristol Riverside Theatre concludes its 2013-2014 season with the popular cult classic Little Shop of Horrors by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman on May 6-June 8. Directed by Susan D. Atkinson, the ensemble cast features Berlando Drake, Carl Clemons-Hopkins, Laura C. Giknis, Nate Golden, Daniel Marcus, Andrew McMath, Candace Thomas, Danny Vaccaro, and Lindsey Warren. (more...)

Reality Crowdfunding TV Show Implements Live Crowdfund During Event on April 3rd in Washington, DC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC(Marketwired - Apr 3, 2014) - Reality Crowd TV (RCTV) is teaming up with innovative entrepreneurial social conscious accelerator The Conscious Venture Lab to host a 'Mock' Show Segment for RCTV and a Panel Discussion on April 3 at 1776 in Washington, DC. Reality Crowd TV's Founder Manolis Sfinarolakis and the CEO Jessica Sun will be setting up interviews, panel discussions and airing the program live. (more...)

Cast Announced for Kokandy Productions' ASSASSINS, Running 6/13-7/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Kokandy Productions has announced casting for ASSASSINS, directed by Rachel Edwards Harvith with music direction by Kory Danielson and choreography by Mike Ford. ASSASSINS begins performances on Friday, June 13, 2014 with Press Opening on Saturday, June 14th, and runs at Theater Wit in Chicago through Sunday, July 20, 2014. (more...)

Los Angeles Angels And Ticketmaster Launch Official Angels Ticket Exchange For 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

ANAHEIM, Calif.and LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Building on the success of the first season of their resale ticketing partnership, the Los Angeles Angels and Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment company (NYSE: LYV), today announced the launch of the Angels Ticket Exchange for the 2014 season. The only official resale marketplace for Angels fans to buy and resell tickets to Angels home games, the Angels Ticket Exchange is accessible online through the Angels official website at Angels.com/TicketExchange and via 'My Angels Account' for Season Ticket Holders. (more...)

Stage Guild's ELLING Opens 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The Washington Stage Guild completes its Season of Dreams with the area premiere of Simon Bent's ELLING, a whimsical comedy of the power of friendship when everyday life is an adventure. Bent's London hit is based on a quartet of novels by the Norwegian writer Ingvar Ambjornsen that was the source of an Oscar-nominated film in 2002. ELLING is the story of a pair of misfits who, after rooming together for years in an institution, are offered an independent life - if they can cope with it. Elling and Kjell Bjarne must learn to deal with the world and each other's fears and quirks, and Elling's discovery of literary ambition becomes a path to a 'normal' life. Along the way the two have a series of offbeat adventures as they struggle with bureaucracy, relationships, and their own demons. (more...)

THE WHITE SNAKE, MR. BURNS, THE CRUCIBLE & More Set for Guthrie Theater's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Guthrie Director Joe Dowling today announced ten mainstage productions in his final season at the helm of the world renowned theater, culminating 20 years of remarkable leadership. The 2014-2015 lineup includes first-time Guthrie productions of plays by A.R. Gurney, Anne Washburn and Sarah Ruhl, three productions directed by Dowling, including a beloved Shakespeare comedy and iconic masterpieces by Arthur Miller and Sean O'Casey, the Guthrie debut of visionary writer and director Mary Zimmerman, as well as an all-American musical slated for summer. (more...)

A TIME TRAVELER'S TRIP TO NIAGRA Premieres at Hudson Guild Theatre this May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

America-in-Play will present the premiere of A Time-Traveler's Trip to Niagra, Following the Bold Adventures and Strange Detours of an Unlikely Group of Travelers Across Time and America. Running May 3-18 at the Hudson Guild Theatre (441 West 26th Street), this unique comedy interweaves two journeys up the Hudson River: one by bus in 2014 and one by steamboat in 1828. From upper class Brits taking a tour of the Early Republic to a modern brother and sister taking a bus ride upstate to trace their roots, the two trips converge at the iconic and spectacular Niagara Falls and aim to investigate the relationship between the American landscape and identity while exploring ties between past and future. A unique 'Dime Museum' exploring Americana and the play will be open 30 minutes before each performance. (more...)

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