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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.

The Children - 2006 New York Page 2

BWW Review: MATILDA, Not Everything It is Cracked Up To Be at State Theatre
by Roy Berko - May 9, 2016

Matilda Wormwood is a precocious five-year old who loves to read and has the ability to perform telekinesis. She also likes to meet life's obstacles. She comes from a family in which her father wanted a male child, so he calls her 'boy,' has a mother who didn't know she was pregnant and when Matilda came along was irritated because it interfered with Mrs. Wormwood entering dancing competitions and carrying on an affair with her dance instructor, and whose fellow students think she is odd because she likes school and knows all the answers. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Tituss Burgess, Jose Llana and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly lineup for May 11-22. Scroll down or visit for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Will DISASTER's Jennifer Simard Bring Her Habit to the Tonys? Fans Launch Social Media Campaign: #PutSimardOn
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Jennifer Simard has been turning heads all Spring, playing the distraught 'Sister Mary' in DISASTER. The show played its last performance yesterday at the Nederlander Theatre, but that hasn't stopped fans from a social media campaign calling for an appearance by the Best Feature Actress nominee at the Tony Awards. (more...)

BWW Preview: TASTE OF DINE ORIGINALS, Featuring Columbus's Best, Comes to the Franklin Park Conservatory, 5/12
by Christina Mancuso - May 9, 2016

The Buckeye Ranch and Dine Originals Columbus will present their annual 'Taste of Dine Originals' for the first time at the beautiful Franklin Park Conservatory on Thursday, May 12, 2016 from 6-9pm. You don't want to miss this spectacular event, which will feature an endless array of foods, wine, beer, and spirits from the top restaurants in Columbus. (more...)

Pantochino Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Award-winning Pantochino Productions Inc. has announced its bold 2016/17 season which includes three original musicals for family audiences, a Teen Theatre production and a second season of it's Nite Spot Nights series produced in conjunction with the Milford Arts Council. (more...)

New Musical from ROCKY HORROR Team, THE STRIPPER, and More Among St. James Lineup, This Fall; Tickets on Sale Today!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Tickets for all shows will go on sale to St. James Theatre members and friends on Monday 09 May at 10am and on general sale on Tuesday 10 May at 10am. (more...)

Children's Theatre of Cincinnati Welcomes New Associate Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

- Eric Byrd is joining the staff of The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati as the company's new Associate Artistic Director. (more...)

Inspirus Named One of Best Workplaces for Giving Back
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2016


Auction Items Announced for ADOPT THE ARTS Benefit Concert on 5/12
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2016

ADOPT THE ARTS will launch a live benefit concert and live auction for LAUSD elementary schools on Thursday, May 12 at The Fonda Theatre (6126 Hollywood Boulevard) in Los Angeles (red carpet 6:00-7:15PM, show starts: 7:30PM). Music luminaries will gather to perform with and honor 2016 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees GLENN HUGHES (Deep Purple) and ROBIN ZANDER (Cheap Trick) for their contributions to American art and culture. Proceeds from the concert and auction will be donated to ADOPT THE ARTS music programs in LAUSD elementary schools (see VIP ticket/donation below). (more...)

ZOONICORN To Launch Interactive Stories, Games and Website
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Voted one of the top five in the 'One to Watch' category at the 2015 Licensing Expo, Zoonicorn has been building momentum and developing new products to be launched at this year's Expo, June 21-23, 2016. In advance of this year's show, Zoonicorn will launch three new interactive stories, three downloadable game apps and a new interactive website with parent portal. (more...)

Ira Sachs LITTLE MEN to Open In Select Cities This August
by TV News Desk - May 6, 2016

Magnolia Pictures will release LITTLE MEN in select cities on August 5th, with a nationwide rollout to follow. (more...)

Lara Downes and Adam Gopnik to Bring NEW YORK STORIES to Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

The pianist Lara Downes and the essayist Adam Gopnik come together to make an evening of music about New York City: its anthems, its atmosphere, its ambitions. (more...)

National Theatre of Parramatta to Present Jane Harrison's STOLEN
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Nearly 20 years after its first performance, National Theatre of Parramatta will premiere a new production of Jane Harrison's acclaimed play, Stolen. (more...)

QUANTICO CAVE by Tom and Nancy Wise Wins First In Category Award
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Life On Base: Quantico Cave, written by Tom & Nancy Wise, received a First In Category in the Somerset Awards for Contemporary Literature at the Chanticleer Book Reviews Author's Conference in Bellingham Washington. (more...)

Photo Flash: Comedians Lewis Black, Kathleen Madigan and More in The 52nd Street Project's LAUGHING MATTERS Benefit
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

On May 2nd, The 52nd Street Project held their annual benefit, LAUGHING MATTERS, Kids' Stand-up, Adults Deliver at the Edison Ballroom in New York. The raucous sold-out event hosted by comedians Lewis Black and Kathleen Madigan, was The Project's most successful to date with over 350 people in attendance, raising funds for the Project's academic and artistic mentoring programming. The Project makes a difference in the lives of Hell's Kitchen (Clinton) kids by pairing them with theater professionals who mentor them through the creation of original theater. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Windy City Playhouse Announces Cast of THIS
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Windy City Playhouse, Chicago's most sophisticated new theater, presents the off-Broadway hit This, a tart 'melanchomedy' centering on four educated, artistically inclined thirtysomething New Yorkers whose longtime friendship is tested by an act of infidelity. Writer, director and playwright Carl Menninger (a former Deerfield native) returns home from Washington, D.C. to direct this piercing, beautifully crafted new play for lovers of language by Melissa James Gibson. Previews for This begin Wednesday, June 15 at Windy City Playhouse, 3014 W. Irving Park. (more...)

The Old Vic Announces New Season - Glenda Jackson Returns in KING LEAR, John Boyega in WOYZECK, ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

The Old Vic today announces Artistic Director Matthew Warchus' second season, continuing a wide-ranging programme that includes world premieres, new writing, musicals, classic revivals and The Old Vic Variety Nights. There will also be a new strand of children's programming to engage the next generation of theatregoers, demonstrating Matthew's 'something for everyone' approach. (more...)

MPAC to Present MARY POPPINS, 6/3-5
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) presents its fourth annual spring production, Mary Poppins, from June 3, 2016 to June 5, 2016. Performances are June 3, 2016 at 7:30 pm, June 4, 2016 at 2 pm and 7:30 pm, and June 5, 2016 at 2 pm. Tickets are $20 - $25. Major support is provided by Jacobs Levy Equity Management. (more...)

BWW Review: HOW I BECAME A PIRATE at the Growing Stage is a Fun-Filled Appealing Musical
by Marina Kennedy - May 4, 2016

See 'How I Became a Pirate' on the Growing Stage in Netcong from May 13th to May 22nd. Directed by Danny Campos, this musical features a talented cast in a fun-filled, captivating show. (more...)

WE Day and Prince's Charities Canada Announce Winners of New Royal Awards to Celebrate Canadian Youth Making a Difference in the World
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016


True Drinks Launches Preservative-Free AquaBall
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

True Drinks Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: TRUU), a healthy beverage provider and maker of The Children's beverage AquaBall, today announced the commencement of production of its new preservative-free AquaBall Naturally Flavored Water. The Company also announced the launch of their new website at (more...)

Bay Area Playwrights Festival Opens in July
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Playwrights Foundation's 39th Annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF) will open July 15, 2016 featuring staged readings of six acutely original, new works reflectin contemporary issues from the South/North Korean divide to institutionalized racial oppression. The plays are united by the struggles the mostly young protagonists grapple with, and by each emerging playwright's highly imaginative and poetic approach. (more...)

26th Rhythm World Festival to Spotlight Generations of Talent This July
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), which creates community through American tap and contemporary percussive arts in world-class, innovative performance, education and outreach programs, presents the 26th annual Rhythm World. (more...)

BWW Review: Prime Stage's THE GIVER Stays True to Novel
by Dylan Shaffer - May 18, 2016

Imagine yourself in middle school again. It's quite difficult to fully embody the memory, seeing as how most of us were considerably shorter and much more ignorant about the world; but Prime Stage's production of The Giver provides visible introspection of ourselves through the character of Jonas, the 12-year-old protagonist superbly portrayed by Capa sixth grader Will Sendera. (more...)

Blink Fitness Names David Collignon as Vice President of Operations
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

NEW YORK, May 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Blink Fitness - the premium-quality, value-based gym has announced the appointment of David Collignon as the Vice President of Operations. For the past three years, Collignon has served as Vice President of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement for Equinox Holdings, which includes Equinox, PURE Yoga, SoulCycle, and Blink Fitness. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of THE ICEMAN COMETH at TampaRep
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Tampa Repertory Theatre will produce Eugene O'Neill's landmark American drama THE ICEMAN COMETH at Studio 120 on the University of South Florida campus from June 16 to July 3. (more...)

Sandy Taylor and Justin Anthony Long to Star in MARY POPPINS at MPAC This Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) presents its fourth annual spring production, MARY POPPINS, from June 3, 2016 to June 5, 2016. (more...)

BWW Interview: Menagerie of Costumes in MKE Ballet's ALICE (IN WONDERLAND) Captures Stunning Magic
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - May 17, 2016

How curious and curiouser an English children's fantasy written in 1865 for three sisters has been translated into 174 languages and never been out of print since, never once. Lewis Carroll's surreal tale 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland,' usually shortened to 'Alice in Wonderland,' appears on stage at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts when Artistic Director Michael Pink and Milwaukee Ballet present their version of Alice in Wonderland, which first premiered at the Washington Ballet in 2012, With this immense production of Alice, MKE Ballet Costume Manager Mary Piering completes 32 years in the company's costume shop at 5th and National to refit the more than 120 costumes for the one weekend only performances. A visit to the shop the week of rehearsals found Piering stitching on a small headpiece, putting the finishing touches on the entire cast's wardrobe. (more...)

'Backstage at the Geffen' Exclusive Online Auction Featuring Exotic Travel, Luxury Items And Priceless Experiences: Now Open To The Public Through May 21st
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016


Tourette Association Launches Social Media Initiative To Challenge Communities To See Tourette In A Positive Light
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016


Cortland Rep's Box Office to Open 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

The Cortland Repertory Theatre Box Office will open for all summer ticket sales for their 45th Anniversary season starting on Monday, May 23rd. (more...)

2016 Bay Area Playwrights Festival to be Held in July
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Playwrights Foundation's 39th Annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF) will open July 15, 2016 featuring staged readings of six intensely original new works reflecting contemporary issues from the South/North Korean divide to institutionalized racial oppression. The plays are united by the struggles the mostly young protagonists grapple with, and by each emerging playwright's highly imaginative and poetic approach. (more...)

VIDEO: Celine Dion Reveals Final Moments with Husband Rene Angelil in Exclusive Interview
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2016

In an exclusive interview with ABC News Deborah Roberts, singer Celine Dion shared the final moments with her late husband, René Angélil who passed away following a long battle with cancer. (more...)

2016 Tamarack Ottawa Race to Raise Nearly $50 Million for Charity, 5/28-29
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

OTTAWA, ON - Close to 50,000 runners will hit the streets of Ottawa for Canada's largest running weekend the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend on May 28 and 29. Many will be making their race more meaningful by raising funds for one of the 61 charities associated with the 2016 Scotiabank Charity Challenge, including three featured charities: (more...)

The Barboza Method Fitness Studio Opens in West Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

The Barboza Method Studio is proud to announce its grand opening on Sunday, April 17th. An opening night event will be held on April 17th from 4 to 9pm. Guests will enjoy drinks and food from neighboring bar The Pikey, and local fresh juice favorite Open Source Organics, and food from PopKitch. Red carpet and photos begin at 4pm. The launch event is open to the press, industry insiders, and clients. (more...)

Accomplice Announces New Adventures in NYC
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Accomplice, an interactive theater group that blends the fun of a scavenger hunt with smart improvisational theater for a one of a kind experience, announces two new shows for the summer season. Beginning June 2016, tourists and native New Yorkers alike will be able to experience The Quest for the Seven Teeth, a children's experience through Central Park; and The Quest for the Missing Slipper, a ladies night out based on the Cinderella fairy tale. For a limited time, show-goers can take advantage of special pricing during three previews for each show on select dates in the month of June, with a cost of $40 for The Children's experience and $70 for the ladies night out experience. (more...)

The Children's Acting Company Presents GREASE at American Theatre of Actors Opening 5/20
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2016

The Children's Acting Company production of 'Grease: School Version', opens Friday, May 20 at American Theatre of Actors, located at 314 West 54 Street.  Performances are Friday, May 20 at 7:30 pm, Saturday, May 21 at 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm, and Sunday, May 22 at 3:00 pm. (more...)

BWW Review: THE KABUKI SLEEPING BEAUTY Brings to Light Japanese Traditional Theater, Caters to Children
by Hannah Herner - May 15, 2016

CATCO is Kid's final production of the season brought the far east to Central Ohio with a new take on the classic story of sleeping beauty. (more...)

BWW INTERVIEWS: Jonathan Rockefeller, Creator & Producer Of THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW Chats to BWW Sydney
by Jade Kops - May 15, 2016

Following the announcement that THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW was nominated for the Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Family Show and the Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience, BWW Sydney had a chat with Creator and Producer Jonathan Rockefeller. (more...)

First Look - New Image Revealed from Steven Spielberg's THE BFG
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2016

Steven Spielberg and the cast of 'The BFG' have arrived in Cannes for the film's World Premiere at a gala screening at the Palais des Festivals on Saturday, May 14. (more...)

InnerWorkings Returns as Pro-Am Title Sponsor at the FedEx St. Jude Classic
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016


Sherill S. Cannon Wins CLC Seal of Approval in THE GOLDEN RULE
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Prolific children's book author Sherrill S. Cannon has done it again. After receiving 39 awards for her eight children's books, her latest, 'The Golden Rule,' was cited by Children's Literary Classics, receiving the CLC Seal of Approval. The rhyming picture book teaches the powerful message: 'Treat others as you want to be treated.' (more...)

Connecting the world in a responsible way: Nokia publishes its annual People and Planet Report for 2015
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016


New Line Developing Misty Copeland Biopic LIFE IN MOTION; REMEMBER THE TITANS Writer on Script
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2016

Titled LIFE IN MOTION: AN UNLIKELY BALLERINA, the project is based on Copeland's biography of the same name. REMEMBER THE TITAN's Gregory Allen Howard will pen the film's script. (more...)

Alder Hey Children's Hospital Set to Become UK's First 'Cognitive' Hospital
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016


by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

In the novel 'The Musandam Mystery' (published by AuthorHouse UK), Andrew Ball returns to search for British children missing for more than 40 years and struggles to make sense of new evidence that The Children were taken to the Soviet Union. (more...)

CHOP's Vaccine Education Center Creates Educational Game for Kids
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016


Photo Flash: Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre Hosts YOUNG TALENT BIG DREAMS Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, together with presenting sponsor The Children's Trust, are proud to announce the 2016 winners of Young Talent Big Dreams, the most widespread local youth talent contest in Miami-Dade history. A marathon of semifinal competitions for student performers ages 8-17 culminated in the finals competition held this past Saturday, May 7, at the Miracle Theatre. BroadwayWorld has photos from the big event below! (more...)

SapientNitro uitgeroepen tot Adobe Marketing Cloud EMEA Growth Partner of the Year
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016


BWW Blog: Annalise Prentiss - SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL at Susquehanna Stage Co.
by Guest Blogger: Annalise Prentiss - May 10, 2016

"Oh, the thinks you can think when you think about...SEUSS!!" Dr. Seuss, as most of us know, was one of the most iconic children's book authors. From One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish,  Blue Fish to There's a Wocket in my Pocket, Dr. Seuss never did fail to amuse children. In 2000, Seussical the Musical debuted on Broadway. Written by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, the musical incorporates all the memory-making Dr. Seuss stories such as Horton Hears a Who, Gertrude McFuzz, The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, and Oh, The Thinks You Can Think! Seussical the Musical was written to carry on the legacy of Dr. Seuss and to grant good times to anyone who sees it, and Susquehanna Stage Company located in Marietta, Pennsylvania, hopes to do just that. (more...)

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