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TBG Theatre (New York, NY)
312 W. 36th St.

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Based on the 1980 film with screenplay by Carlton J. Albright and Edward Terry

A low-hanging cloud of radioactive waste turns a school bus full of children into second-rate zombies, who proceed to track down and zap their negligent parents one by one.


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New Preschool Adventure Series RAINBOW RANGERS in the Works from 'Frozen' & 'Lion King' Creators
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Global brand management company Genius Brands International, Inc. ('GBI') (OTCQB: GNUS) is partnering with Rob Minkoff, Director of Disney's Lion King, and Shane Morris, co-writer of Frozen, on the development and production of a new animated preschool series, 'Rainbow Rangers. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Alex Weisman and More in HAND TO GOD at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Victory Gardens Theater presents the first show of its 42st season, Hand To God by Robert Askins, directed by Gary Griffin, playing an extended run now through October 23, 2016, with the press performance this Friday, September 23, 2016, at 7:30 pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Virginia Rep to Open JUNIE B. JONES, THE MUSICAL at the Children's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Virginia Repertory Theatre opens Junie B. Jones, The Musical, Friday, October 7 at The Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn. (more...)

The Brass Tracks Ensemble Announces Cast for Jean-Paul Sartre's NO EXIT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Artistic Director James Ingagiola and Executive Director Isaac Ellis today announced the cast for The Brass Tacks Ensemble's production of No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre, a Michigan premiere translation by Andrew Nienaber. (more...)

Titan Theatre Company Presents THE PRINCESS & THE PLAYERS, Tonight at The Ronald McDonald House, NYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Titan Theatre Company will be presenting a special performance of Jason Richards' THE PRINCESS AND THE PLAYERS tonight at The Ronald McDonald House, NYC. The performance kicks off the year long partnership between the two companies, that will provide theatrical entertainment for The Children and families utilizing the services there.  (more...)

The Dramatists Guild Fund Names 2016-2017 Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

The Dramatists Guild Fund and Program Chairs Michael Korie, Laurence O'Keefe, and Diana Son have announced the 2016-2017 class of DG Fellows James Christy, Khiyon Hursey, Patricia Ione Lloyd, Michael R. Jackson, C.A. Johnson, David Mallamud, Zoey Martinson, Madeline Myers, Nicole Pandolfo, and Len Schiff. (more...)

Nancy Dice Releases OUT OF TRAGEDY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

'Out of Tragedy' is an engaging and beautiful story full of tragedy, love, secrets, and wildest desires. 'Out of Tragedy' is the creation of published author Nancy Dice, a gifted accountant who found her true calling as a caterer and author. (more...)

Barbara Roose Cramer Pens BROKEN SOULS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Barbara Roose Cramer once met a survivor of child abuse. Finding the survivor's story as incredible, Cramer decides to write her story in her latest book 'Broken Souls' (published by Trafford Publishing), which is a horrific story but with a triumphant ending. (more...)

Family-Friendly Audio Theater Features Voices of Kevin Sorbo, Daniel Roebuck and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Theater For The Mind, Radio Play, Audio Drama, Audio Theater - call it what you will but writer, director, producer Kevin Herren is creating some outstanding new Audio Theater programs. These are not ordinary Audiobooks. These stories are fully dramatized with music and sound effects for a truly immersive experience. Titles include classic literature favorites A Christmas Carol, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The Fall of the House of Usher and The Children's Biblical Audio Theater series - In The Beginning featuring stories from the Bible. (more...)

Dr. Alex Camacho Pens 'La Puerta Cerrada Del Oriente'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Alex Camacho, PhD, founder and director of the Center for Immigration McKinney, first vice president of the Hispanic Baptist Convention of Texas, a pastor for twenty years, social activist for immigrants, educated writer and author, has completed his new book 'La Puerta Cerrada Del Oriente': a gripping and potent account that delves into the ideas of religion, race, equality and acceptance. (more...)

Actors Co-op Presents THE TURN OF THE SCREW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Actors Co-op (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) presents the second show in its celebratory 25th Silver Anniversary season with the frightfully delightful THE TURN OF THE SCREW by Jeffrey Hatcher from the classic story by Henry James and directed by Robertson Dean (Antigone - A Noise Within).   (more...)

2016 United Solo Festival Presents LISTEN...CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Intrigued by her history of growing up with deaf parents, Gloria Rosen (writer/performer) was encouraged by an extraordinary acting coach, Peter Flint, to find her own voice through telling her story in play form. (more...)

Young People's Theatre Presents Powerful Story About Contemporary Urban Culture
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Young People's theatre (YPT) is thrilled to present the Roseneath Theatre production of Spirit Horse, a Native American adaptation by Drew Hayden Taylor from the Irish play 'Tir Na N'Og' by Greg Banks. Presented on the Mainstage from October 18 to 28, Spirit Horse is a powerful story that chronicles an incredible adventure involving two Indigenous children whose family is caught between traditional ways and contemporary urban culture. (more...)

BWW Review: HANSEL AND GRETEL at Lyric Opera Of Kansas City
by Alan Portner - Sep 20, 2016

Hansel and Gretel struggle with the evil clown (more...)

Flow's Summer and Back to School Initiatives Get Students Ready for the New Academic Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

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BWW Review: DANCES PATRELLE Opens Its 26th Repertory Season with Macbeth
by Sondra Forsyth - Sep 19, 2016

Francis Patrelle, who is (remarkably!) celebrating his 45th year as a sought-after dance teacher in New York City, explains in a program note that he decided to bring back his 1995 balletic rendering of Shakespeare's Macbeth because "the story has a lot to tell us about our own times; deep themes of power, corruption and the futility of man which continue to illuminate our existence." (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Touring Cast of FUN HOME Meets The Press
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 19, 2016

The National Tour of FUN HOME, the groundbreaking and Tony Award-winning Best Musical, will officially launch this fall at Playhouse Square in Cleveland, running October 2-22, 2016. (more...)

Charismatic Cat Returns to The Court in a New Musical Adventure
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The Court presents a musical adaptation of the well-loved children's classic Puss in Boots updated to be relevant for children today. (more...)

Meadow Brook Announces 2016-2017 Children's Series Schedule and Sponsors
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Meadow Brook Theatre is pleased to announce the 2016-2017 Children Series Season, sponsored by Genisys Credit Union. Each year, Meadow Brook Theatre (MBT) presents a series of performances designed to introduce children to the wonder of theatre and the arts. Now in its 9th year, The Children's Series offers six performances certain to entertain the entire family. (more...)

NBC Universo to Premiere New Celeb-Reality Series THE RIVERAS, 10/16
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

NBC UNIVERSO, the modern entertainment and sports cable channel for Latinos announced the premiere of THE RIVERAS, its new celeb-reality series that follows The Children of late Mexican- American music icon and reality star, Jenni Rivera (more...)

The 30th Annual Nautica Malibu Triathlon Presented By Equinox Raised More Than $1,226,000 For Children's Hospital Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Thousands of world-class athletes swam, biked and ran along the Pacific coast in the 30th Annual Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Equinox, raising more than $1,226,000 for The Children's Hospital Los Angeles' Pediatric Cancer Research Program. More than 5,000 participants competed in this year's triathlon, supported by a crowd of generous philanthropists, celebrities and spectators. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC's 'Liesl' Charmian Carr Dies at 73
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2016

'Liesl' from the Sound of Music, Charmian Carr, has died of complications from a rare form of dementia at the age of 73. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Incredibly Moving, Contemporary Opera PECAN SUMMER Brings Australian History To The Sydney Opera House
by Jade Kops - Sep 17, 2016

Deborah Cheetham's (Music and Libretto) moving contemporary Australian Opera PECAN SUMMER blends classical stylings with the heart wrenching truth of a not too distant past. (more...)

Director Benjamin Cadwallader Selected For League of American Orchestras Emerging Leaders Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

 Benjamin Cadwallader is one of only nine participants in the League of American Orchestras' Emerging Leaders Program. Viewed by the field as one of the best sources of identifying talented administrators with great leadership potential, the program is the flagship of the League's leadership development offerings. The program, along with its previous iteration, the Orchestra Management Fellowship Program, has advanced the development of more than 180 alumni, from 25 current executive directors of orchestras to countless senior executives.  (more...)

TALKING WITH and More Set for October at Verge Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Verge Theater has announced its lineup for October. Scroll down for details! (more...)

New York New Works Theatre Festival Semifinals Kick Off Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

The third annual New York New Work Theatre Festival at the Times Square Arts Centre (300 West 43rd Street) kicks off the Semifinals on Monday, September 19 with Starmites, the Six-Time Tony-Nominated Musical and continues with shows featuring some of the cast members of Wicked, Finding Neverland and Jersey Boys. (more...)

Music Icon Todd Rundgren Coming to Notre Dame
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Legendary music veteran Todd Rundgren will bring his 50 years of experience at the cutting edge of the music industry and his Spirit of Harmony Foundation, which he founded and serves as President, to the Notre Dame community September 22-October 1. (more...)

DSO'S Promotes Michelle Merrill to Associate Conductor
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

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Charles C. Martin Releases THE LEGEND OF THE GREAT GRANDADDY CRAWDADDY - LONE SURVIVOR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Dedicated to the strong kids who made it through the Great Flood of 2016. In this story about a crawfish taken from his home in South Louisiana, the great grandaddy crawdaddy battles boats, dogs, pool robots, and boiling pots. Throughout his journey he never gives up and becomes a local legend. (more...)

BALLET CONCERTO: South Florida Classical Ballet Pioneers Retire After 55 Years
by Isabel D. Almaraz - Sep 15, 2016

Ballet Concerto School in Miami, FL will close after 55 years. One of the oldest and arguably one of the highest quality classical ballet schools in the region, Ballet Concerto opened its doors in 1961 and subsequently Miami's first professional ballet company, Ballet Concerto Company, in 1964. The school produced some recognizable names, most notably Fernando Bujones, and the company set a precedent for classical ballet in the area by bringing the most extraordinary ballet artists of the twentieth century to South Florida for the first time. Guest artists included Rudolph Nureyev, Carla Fracci, Cynthia Gregory, Natalia Makarova, Ivan Nagy, Gelsey Kirkland, and Alexander Gudonov to name a few. Ballet Concerto will be remembered as a key player in the development of arts and culture in South Florida, especially within the Hispanic community. Artistic Directors Sonia Diaz and Martha del Pino, who defected from Ballet Nacional de Cuba, where they danced alongside Alicia Alonso and under the direction of Fernando Alonso, implemented and maintained the rigorous classical curriculum that Cuban ballet has since become known for. There is no question of the void left by the closing of this Miami establishment, mostly in the heart of the three generations, and thousands of students who studied and danced at Ballet Concerto and in the memory of those who witnessed the evolution of the cultural arts in Miami between the 1960's and 1980's, when the school and company were at its peak. (more...)

Naomi Wallace's ONE FLEA SPARE Gets 20th Anniversary Run Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company will present the 20th year anniversary production of 'One Flea Spare' by Naomi Wallace, directed by Caitlin McLeod, Off-Broadway October 16 to November 13 at Sheen Center, 18 Bleecker Street. The production will feature Broadway vets Concetta Tomei, Gordon Joseph Weiss and Remy Zaken. (more...)

Stories on Stage to Present THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT in Boulder and Denver
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Stories on Stage presents 'Things That Go Bump in the Night' this fall in Denver and Boulder. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Opens 2016/2017 Season with BILLY ELLIOT: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre opens a monumental new season with the triumphant Billy Elliot: The Musical through October 16. The Tony Award-winning musical features infectious music by the incomparable Sir Elton John including "Shine," "Solidarity,"  "Electricity," and many more!    (more...)

Two World Premieres and More Set for Ma-Yi Theater Company's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

A world-premiere play, Among the Dead by Hansol Jung; a world-premiere musical by Michi Barall, Paul Lieber, and Matt Park, PEER GYNT & the Norwegian Hapa Band; and the special presentation of the hit play The Wong Kids in the Secret of the Space Chupacabra Go! by Lloyd Suh in Manila comprise the season to be produced by Ma-Yi Theater Company during their 2016-2017 season, it is announced by the company's Producing Artistic Director Ralph B. Peña and Executive Director Jorge Z. Ortoll.  (more...)

BWW Review: TORN, Royal Court Theatre, 13 September 2016
by Marianka Swain - Sep 14, 2016

Family is the ideal, the necessity, the burden and the war zone of Nathaniel Martello-White's intricate new piece, alternately elusive and confrontational. It's group therapy - Ultz provides the community hall plastic chairs and tea table - with no safeguards, where familial secrets are not just teased out but wrenched, kicking and screaming, to the surface. (more...)

Podium Concert Productions presents THE SECRET GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Podium Concert Productions (Peter da Costa and Mark Camilleri) proudly presents the Tony Award®-winning musical THE SECRET GARDEN, in concert for three performances only at the newly renovated and acoustically enhanced Trinity-St. Paul Centre/Jeanne Lamon Hall,January 13-15, 2017, with a world-class orchestra, hand-picked and led by Mark Camilleri, on stage with Canada's brightest stars of stage and musical theatre. (more...)

Learn a Few Things About Gran, in GRAN'S BAG - a Fun, Heart-Warming Family Show
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

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The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati Takes You Down the Rabbit Hole with ALICE IN WONDERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Who can give up an opportunity to have a mad tea party or flamingo croquet on the lawn? Come be a part of this fantasy world with the ever-curious Alice, where nothing is as it seems. Follow her adventure with all your favorite characters like the White Rabbit, Tweedle-Dee and Tweedle-Dum, the Mad Hatter, the Caterpillar, the mysterious Cheshire Cat and the Queen of Hearts. This is a world-premiere production that you most certainly cannot miss! (more...)

DHX Media to report its fiscal 2016 year-end and fourth quarter results on September 26, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

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Cast Will Sing, Dance AND Play the Music for Bay Area Children's Theatre Production of Seussical!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The Cat in the Hat accompanying himself on the piano? Yes, and the accordion, harmonica, melodica and ukulele as well. That's what families will see when the Bay Area Children's Theatre (BACT) presents Seussical, TYA, a streamlined, kid-friendly version of the exuberant Broadway musical that brings to life everyone's favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, Gertrude Mc Fuzz, Mayzie LaBird and other inhabitants of the captivating worlds imagined by the late, great American writer and illustrator Theodor Seuss Geisel.  (more...)

HIMSELF AND NORA Live Off-Broadway Cast Recording Out This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Ghostlight Records has announced release of HIMSELF AND NORA - the 2016 Off-Broadway Cast Recording, Live from the Minetta Lane Theatre, NYC - a new musical with book, music, and lyrics by Jonathan Brielle. (more...)

New Children's Book, THE LITTLE FIERY DRAGON is Released
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The Little Fiery Dragon is on his way to Sydney to bake hot-cross buns for sick children in the hospital when his trip takes a surprising turn. In author and illustrator Jinnie Walker's 'The Little Fiery Dragon' (published by Partridge Singapore), an accident with his bus ticket leaves the little dragon in jail, unable to make the special Easter buns for The Children. With compassion, selflessness and gratitude, he does everything he can to fulfill his mission, and finds some unexpected help along the way. (more...)

YPT to Welcome Syrian Refugees to Toronto with Complimentary Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Young People's Theatre (YPT) has announced its participation in the Welcome to the Arts initiative, which aims to connect Syrian refugees with the Canadian artistic community.  (more...)

Tackle Kids Cancer Launches Eli's Challenge Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

HACKENSACK, N.J., Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation and New York Football Giants are proud to announce the launch of a new fundraising campaign, Eli's Challenge, as part of its successful Tackle Kids Cancer initiative. Two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning has pledged to match grassroots donations to Tackle Kids Cancer, dollar-for-dollar, up to $100,000. (more...)

Zuma Beach Hosts the 30th Annual Nautica Malibu Triathlon Presented By Equinox, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

MALIBU, Calif., Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ The Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Equinox, one of the nation's biggest triathlons, hosts its 30 th annual race on September 18, 2016 at Zuma Beach in Malibu, California. Thousands of triathletes as well as celebrities and philanthropists will face off in a half-mile ocean swim, 18-mile bike ride and 4-mile run beginning at 7 a.m. to support The Children's Hospital Los Angeles' Pediatric Cancer Research Program, a program committed to finding a cure and preventative solutions to childhood cancers. (more...)

Lynn Nottage's SWEAT Rounds Out Cast at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of SWEAT by Lynn Nottage. (more...)

URINETOWN, EVITA, GOOD PEOPLE and More Set for Lake Worth Playhouse's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Lake Worth Playhouse has announced its 2016-17 season. Scroll down for details! (more...)


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Tickets On Sale Now for the World Premiere New Drama ROZ + RAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Roz and Ray follows the close, turbulent relationship between Roz, a pediatric physician and Ray, the single father of two hemophiliac boys. Caught in a devastating chapter of medical and queer history rooted in the 1970s and 80s, this brilliant doctor and devoted parent struggle together over impossible choices. Can they 'do no harm' while saving The Children they love? (more...)

Justin Fletcher Extends Run in THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

BAFTA award-winning presenter, actor and voice-over artist, Justin Fletcher, who joined the cast of the Olivier Award-winning production of Mike Kenny's stage adaptation of E. Nesbit's novel The Railway Children - Live on Stage on 31 August, has now confirmed he will be playing an extra two weeks, now finishing on 19 November. (more...)

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