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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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BWW Blog: Emma Suttell - A Journey Into the Hundred Acre Wood
by Guest Blogger: Emma Suttell - Jan 31, 2017

Hello everyone, I am back, this time talking about more than just my experience with Honk! The Musical. While playing the role of Dot in Honk! I am also playing the role of a stage manager in training for another show, Disney's Winnie the Pooh KIDS. I have quickly adjusted to being a caretaker for forty-three amazing 5-10 year olds, all of whom I have gotten to know quite well in the past few weeks of rehearsal.  (more...)

Summer Learning Gap Bridged For Houston Youth By Royal Bank Of Canada Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Young Audiences of Houston announced today it has been selected by Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Foundation as a 2017 grant recipient to pilot the Come and Explore Summer Camp, an arts-learning summer program for The Children of Houston.   (more...)

THE PIANIST OF WILLESDEN LANE, Starring Mona Golabek, Set for Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Westport Country Playhouse will present a spring production of the acclaimed musical memoir, "The Pianist of Willesden Lane," starring Grammy-nominated pianist and storyteller Mona Golabek. (more...)

The Mediatheque Theatre Holon Presents A KISS IN THE POCKET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

The Mediatheque Theatre Holon opens 2017 with a new musical play 'A Kiss in the Pocket', based on the beloved songs by Shlomit Cohen Assif, directed and adapted by Yaara Reshef Nahor, composed by Didi Shahar, arrangements and musical direction by Itamar Gross. (more...)

Registration Now Open for Piedmont Players Theatre (PPT) 2017 Summer Theatre Camps
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Piedmont Players Theatre has announced its lineup for Summer Theatre Camps 2017. See al the information below! (more...)

Junior Library Guild Sponsors the 2017 Sister Sally Daly Memorial Grant
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The Catholic Library Association together with the Junior Library Guild established a grant in 2007 in memory of Sally Daly, SSJ, an ardent supporter of recruiting new members to CLA and its Children's Library Services Section. The purpose of the $1,500 grant is to enable a new member of CLA's Children's Library Services Section to attend CLA's annual convention, which in 2017, will take place in St. Louis, MO on April 18-20. Nominees were received by the CLA Scholarship Committee and Angie Bush, a librarian at St. Anne Catholic School in Bristol, VA has been named the 2017 grant recipient. Bush states, 'The CLA listserv, Catholic Library World, and my membership assist me in making lessons, purchases, and goals for my school library that are aligned with the Church's teaching and the consensus curriculum of the Richmond, VA Diocese.' Bush is a member of the Virginia Association of School Librarians, the Southwest Virginia State Reading Association, and serves on Virginia's Reader's Choice committee. She earned her Library Media Certification from the University of Virginia College at Wise in 2011. 'Sister Sally was a big proponent of Junior Library Guild for years-sharing her experiences with our company and our service with hundreds of her fellow Catholic educators. Creating this grant program was a natural and obvious way for us to honor her memory,' says Andrew Thorne, V.P., Marketing. 'While we've always been supportive of the Catholic school community, we've recently introduced a number of products and services that make it even easier for Catholic educators to get high quality, new-release books that meet their standards for content for their libraries.' About The Catholic Library Association Established in 1921, the Catholic Library Association is an international membership organization, providing its members professional development through educational and networking experiences, publications, scholarships, and other services. The Catholic Library Association coordinates the exchange of ideas, provides a source of inspirational support and guidance in ethical issues related to librarianship, and offers fellowship for those who seek, serve, preserve, and share the word in all its forms. For more information, visit: About Junior Library Guild-a Media Source, Inc. Company Junior Library Guild (JLG) is a book review and collection development service helping thousands of school and public libraries acquire the best new-release children's and young adult books. Founded in 1929, JLG is a privately held company based in Plain City, Ohio and owned by Media Source, Inc. Over 21,000 librarians across the U.S. trust JLG to help them develop their library collection. JLG's editorial team knows The Children's and young-adult literature landscape like no one else. They read and review thousands of author manuscripts per year and select only the best to become a published JLG Selection. Over 95% of JLG Selections go on to become award-winners and/or receive favorable reviews. This credibility gives JLG a unique advantage, which benefits both our members and publishers who value the prestige their books obtain when designated JLG Selections. JLG is proud to offer these newly published titles soon after release to libraries across the nation for PreK-Adult Crossover reading levels. It is our mission to partner with librarians, teachers, organizations, parents, and others to fuel excellence in libraries, literacy, and learning. Learn more at Follow our Social Media Community: Facebook: Instagram: LinkedIn: Pinterest: Twitter: (@JrLibraryGuild) YouTube: (more...)

Ophelia Theatre presents SOME NIGHT, A New Play With Classic Roots
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

For people of the starry-eyed variety, some nights are more life changing than others. In times gone by, Athenians have flown to the forest in the name of love, acting troupes have gone to great lengths to be acknowledged and rewarded for their art, and fairies have wreaked all manner of mischief upon the mortal world for the sake of self-aggrandizement. (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez and Alexandra Socha to Perform at Young People's Chorus of New York City's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The Young People's Chorus of New York City will hold its 2017 fundraising gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center, on Monday, March 6, at 7 p.m. YPC Artistic Director Francisco J. Nuñez and the chorus are excited to welcome special guests: Broadway stars Mandy Gonzalez (Angelica) from Hamilton and Alexandra Socha from Spring Awakening, plus Time for Three, a high-energy, genre-bending string trio that performs music from classical to bluegrass with mashups of everything in between. (more...)

Armaan J. Sarna Releases 'Mole Books: Mole Witnesses a Miracle in Nature & Explore the World of Frogs with Mole'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Armaan J. Sarna's 'Mole Books: Mole Witnesses a Miracle in Nature & Explore the World of Frogs with Mole' (published by Partridge India) once again transports children through colourfully illustrated captivating stories into the secretive world of butterflies and frogs answering many of The Children's how's? why's? and what's? (more...)

THROUGH THE DARKNESS to Offer Powerful Holocaust Testimonials at The Workshop Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

'Through the Darkness' by Alan C. Breindel recounts the unimaginable journeys and true stories of four courageous men and women who left everything behind, including their loved ones, so that they might stay one step ahead of the Holocaust.  (more...)

Shirley MacLaine to Receive KCET Cinema Series Lumière Award
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

KCET announced today that legendary Academy Award® winning actress Shirley MacLaine (The Apartment, Terms of Endearment, The Turning Point) is set to receive the KCET Cinema Series Lumière Award at a special screening event for her new feature film THE LAST WORD (more...)

Calian Expands Military Family Doctor Network to Comox and Mainland BC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017


BWW Review: RUN THE BEAST DOWN, Finborough Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Feb 8, 2017

Run The Beast Down creates a world collapsing psychologically and socially as the foxes, real and metaphorical, close in on Charlie. (more...)

Clara Young Voices 'Alice' in East Coast Premiere of MY LIFE AS A ZUCCHINI
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

'Zucchini' may sound like a weird name, but after the accidental death of his mother, the nickname is all the nine-year-old has left of her. The kids at his new group home seem to understand and, though hesitant at first, Zucchini soon finds himself part of their close-knit, makeshift family. So upon the arrival of the winsome Camille, he is quick to offer his own warm welcome. But when Camille's greedy aunt tries to take her away, Zucchini and his newfound friends must find a way to stay together. With its beautifully expressive stop-motion style, the Academy Award nominated My Life as a Zucchini tackles sometimes heavy subject matter with a light touch, conveying The Children's perseverance through precarious circumstances through the matter-of-fact lens of childhood. In English (more...)

STEGOSAURUS Play Comes at Etcetera Theatre in Camden
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

'And so I wake up, and I think; 'Today is going to be a good day. I'll do anything, anything to make my life better. It's time to take care of myself, to take care of me. Myself' (more...)

BWW Review: PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON - An Enchanting Tale
by Lynn Beaver - Feb 7, 2017

Scottish Rite Theatre has long been one of Austin's premier children's theatres, PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON continues their rich tradition of excellence with an enchanting tale. (more...)

Kiss Those Winter Blues Goodbye With Thousands Of Spring Bulbs
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Welcome spring with a colorful bang of flower power in March and April as Atlanta Blooms explodes throughout the Atlanta Botanical Garden with hundreds of thousands of tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and crocuses. (more...)

Recorded Books, Tantor and christianaudio Honored with 2017 Youth Media Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

In addition to publishing the audio of this year's Newbery Medal winner, Recorded Books Inc., along with Tantor Media and christianaudio, also had audio titles honored with Honor Books, Amazing Audiobooks, and Notable children's recordings. (more...)

THE THREE MUSKETEERS Have Never Been So Silly in Didcot
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Fresh from Justin's House and Spot Bots, join the CBeebies' favourites as they swashbuckle their way across the UK in a hilarious new slapstick adventure of chivalry, swordplay and suddenly falling over. (more...)

Sarasota Opera Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Sarasota Opera announced its 2017/18 Fall and Winter Festival Season today at a press conference held on the Sarasota Opera House main stage in Sarasota, FL. The event was overseen by Maestro Victor DeRenzi, artistic director and principal conductor, and Richard Russell, Executive Director. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Boundless Theatre's Production Of Glenn Waldron's NATIVES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Boundless Theatre Artistic Director Rob Drummer today announces the full company for the UK premiere of Natives, a new play by Glenn Waldron. Previously Company of Angels, Boundless Theatre produces exhilarating new theatre in the UK in conversation with Europe. (more...)

Theresa Rebeck Headlines 4th Wall Theatre's Inaugural Play Reading Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

4th Wall Theatre Company launches its inaugural play reading festival, 4th Wall Reads:  Women's Voices.  Running March 2nd - March 12th at STUDIO 101, the festival showcases five exceptional female playwrights, including Pulitzer Prize finalist and renowned playwright Theresa Rebeck who is headlining the event.  The five plays, which are new to Houston audiences and range from insightful comedies to hard-hitting dramas, will be read twice over the 10-day festival with each reading to be followed by moderated talk-backs.  All general admission tickets are Pay What You Can, with a limited number of reserved seats available for advance purchase.   (more...)

Theresa Rebeck to Headline 4th Wall Theatre's 'WOMEN'S VOICES' Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

4th Wall Theatre Company launches its inaugural play reading festival, 4th Wall Reads: Women's Voices. Running March 2nd - March 12th at STUDIO 101, the festival showcases five exceptional female playwrights, including Pulitzer Prize finalist and renowned playwright Theresa Rebeck who is headlining the event. (more...)

Children's Book Author to Appear at Westport Country Playhouse's TWINKLE TAMES A DRAGON
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Westport Country Playhouse will host a book signing by Katharine Holabird, author of The Children's book series "Angelina Ballerina" and "Twinkle," on Sunday, February 12, from 2 to 3:45 p.m., in the lobby, between performances of the musical "Twinkle Tames a Dragon," based on Holabird's newest book.  (more...)

Joanna Harmon and Eva Schulte to Lead Impulse Training Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2017

Heighten the sense to your own impulses through playful movement. Learn to honor your instincts--for performance, for improvisatory practice, and for daily life. Open to individuals of all experience levels. We believe the diversity with a group supports exponential growth of each of the participants. (more...)

Alison Wright Completes Cast of Lynn Nottage's SWEAT on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Producers Stuart Thompson and Louise Gund have announced the full cast for the Broadway production of the searing new play Sweat. Alison Wright ('The Americans') joins the previously announced cast from the critically acclaimed Public Theater engagement. (more...)

Leonard Cohen Collaborator Athena Andreadis Releases Debut US Album 'Ready For The Sun'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

London born, Greek songstress Athena Andreadis releases her US debut album, Ready For The Sun today, February 3rd, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: MATILDA Brings Music, Mischief, and Magic
by E.H. Reiter - Feb 3, 2017

Matilda, her schoolmates, and some outrageously self-absorbed adults have descended upon the San Diego San Diego Civic Theatre through February 5th. (more...)

Children's Theatre of Cincinnati to Present Frisch Marionettes' PUPPETS KAPOW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati is proud to host The Frisch Marionette Company's production of PUPPETS KAPOW on the new Ralph and Patricia Corbett Showtime Stage in their facility on Red Bank Road. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre presents Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice's Bible-based spectacular Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat as the first musical of its 2017 Season. The show opens tonight and is now on stage through March 26. (more...)

The Revival Announces Summer Camps for Kids
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Revival - Hyde Park's improv comedy theater - is thrilled to announce the return of Summer Camps! We offer a series of one-week options for kids ages 6 to 12 throughout the Summer. Each week explores new ideas and themes developed by The Children. And, we conclude each session with a performance for friends & family on The Revival stage! (more...)

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre Announces Selections for its 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre is proud to announce the five stellar Mainstage productions secured for its 30th anniversary in 2017 - 2018. The line-up features a carefully curated selection of audience favorites from the company's 30-year history and exciting new Tony Award-winning musicals for which the company is acclaimed.  (more...)

The Met To Host Lunar New Year Festival To Celebrate Year Of Rooster, 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will host its annual Lunar New Year festival on Sunday, February 5, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lunar New Year Festival: Year of the Rooster will feature dozens of engaging programs-for visitors of all ages-that reflect traditions from across Asia. (more...)

Ardea Arts With Garden State Philharmonic Presents ANIMAL TALES, 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Ardea Arts in partnership with The Garden State Philharmonic presents the World Concert Premiere of ANIMAL TALES at The Jay & Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College (1 College Drive, Toms River, NJ 08754) on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 7pm. (more...)

Talking Band's THE ROOM SINGS to Tell Intertwining Stories at La MaMa This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

A room in a country house sings of those who have lived there over a span of seventy years. Performed with striking theatricality by the OBIE-award winning Talking Band, The Room Sings, uses an array of genres to tell the stories of four interlocking sets of people. As their individual stories unfold they intertwine and illuminate each other. (more...)

by Erin Kong - Feb 13, 2017

While Matilda the Musical is silly, it is by no means lighthearted--rather, it is full of dark twists, and strong social messages about the cruelty of society, and the imagination that suffers because of it. The national tour of Matilda the Musical is based off of the classic children's novel by Roald Dahl, with book by Dennis Kelly and lyrics by Tim Minchin. (more...)

BWW Review: A Masterful WATCH ON THE RHINE at Arena Stage
by Jennifer Perry - Feb 12, 2017

Lillian Hellman's 1941 play WATCH ON THE RHINE isn't often produced, but it's certainly a relevant one in today's troubling times. As directed in the round by Jackie Maxwell at Arena Stage, it's probably one of the best examples of a scintillating, well-written script being brought to the stage by a uniformly excellent cast. The end result is a must-see production for the serious theatergoer. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 11, 2017
by - Feb 11, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Majestic Rep Continues Inaugural Season with HAND TO GOD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

Majestic Repertory Theatre continues its inaugural season with the hottest play in American theater this season: HAND TO GOD!  (more...)

CINDERELLA, MADAGASCAR, and More Head Up Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's 93rd season will be one to remember, as TCT brings Tri-state families six fantastical productions they won't soon forget. At the Taft Theatre, a boy that won't grow up, a princess in glass slippers, a band of animal friends and a magical nanny will all prove that dreams really do come true if you make a wish and believe in yourself.  (more...)

BWW Review: THE GHOST SONATA Haunts at Classical Theatre Company
by Gary Laird - Feb 11, 2017

After two hours, plus intermission, I left the theater feeling as though I had just attended a concert superbly played by an orchestra of virtuoso performers and conducted by a maestro. (more...)

RUTHLESS!, SUPERIOR DONUTS and More Set for Olathe Civic Theatre Association's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Olathe Civic Theatre Association (OCTA) announces its exciting 2017-2018 season of five diverse shows, which will kick off September 15, 2017. (more...)

Meatpacking BID to Present ARTECH: ADVENTURES IN ART + TECHNOLOGY Series to Promote STEAM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

The Meatpacking Business Improvement District (BID) has announced ARTech: Adventures in Art + Technology, an exciting partnership with The Children's Museum of the Arts and the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI.) (more...)

Production Begins on MARY POPPINS RETURNS; Official Plot + More Details Revealed!
by Movies News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Production on MARY POPPINS RETURNS, the all new sequel to Disney's 1964 film “Mary Poppins,” has commenced at Shepperton Studios. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter December Rose Releases New Album 'Inside Out'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Invitation Records is excited to announce the release of “Inside | Out,” the second album from singer/songwriter December Rose. (more...)

Kid Genius Cartoon Channel Goes Live on Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire
by TV News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Genius Brands International, Inc. 'Genius Brands' (NASDAQ: GNUS) extends the reach of its Kid Genius Cartoon Channel today by approximately 20 million households as the channel 'goes live' on OTT platforms, including Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon's Fire (more...)

'Never, Ever Serve Sugary Snacks on Rainy Days' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Gryphon House, Inc. has released the beautifully updated gift book of inspirational quotes and photos for educators, Never, Ever Serve Sugary Snacks on Rainy Days and Other Words of Wisdom for Teachers of Young Children. The award-winning publisher of early childhood resources redesigned the 6-inch-square book with bright photos on each page accompanying the whimsical quotes from veteran author Shirley Raines, EdD. (more...)

The Growing Stage Presents World Premiere Production of THE BOX OF STORIES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey, located in the Historic Palace Theatre on Route 183 in Netcong, New Jersey is proud to present the world premiere production of THE BOX OF STORIES from February 10th through 19th with performances Friday evenings at 7:30 PM, Saturday and Sunday matinees at 4:00 PM. THE BOX OF STORIES, written by J.S. Puller, is the winner of our 2016 New Play-Reading Festival. This production is under the direction of Stephen L. Fredericks, The Growing Stage's Executive Director.   (more...)

London Theatre Consortium Announces Latest Results of Collaborative Environmental Sustainability Programme
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

London Theatre Consortium (LTC), a collaboration of 14 leading producing theatres in London, has announced the latest results of its groundbreaking collaborative environmental sustainability programme. The initiative was set up in 2010 in partnership with arts and environment agency Julie's Bicycle and is now in its seventh year. (more...)

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