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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 4

BWW Interview: Jacqueline Sydney Discusses Her Unique Role in A FUNNY THING..., The Phenomenal Cast and Much More
by Nora Dominick - Jun 30, 2016

Before closing night on Sunday, Jacqueline Sydney sat down with BroadwayWorld to chat about her unique role, the phenomenal cast assembled on stage and everything she will miss about performing A FUNNY THING... night after night.  (more...)

Athletes, Musicians & Actors Support Big Brothers Big Sisters of America
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America has welcomed four new "BIG Champions," celebrity ambassadors who will help the organization in its mission to match more children across the United States with a caring adult mentor (more...)

Century Villages at Cabrillo Wins Coveted Gold Nugget Honors
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016


Dr. Anthony Corbet Chronicles History, Reign of King Edward IV
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

As the 100 Years War ground to an end, England groaned under the misrule of Henry VI and his Lancastrian favorites. The House of York rose in rebellion; and Parliament restored York in the line of inheritance to the throne. Parliament asked Edward, Earl of March, to be king, and the people proclaimed him Edward IV. His life and legacy are chronicled in Dr. Anthony Corbet's 'Edward IV, England's Forgotten Warrior King: His Life, His People, and His Legacy' (published by iUniverse), for which he is launching a new marketing push. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

Weaving bits and pieces of stories he heard as a child, author Roger G Cam shares to readers a magical story that will help them understand and appreciate the spirit of Christmas even more. 'History As I Know It' (published by Xlibris) will touch many hearts. (more...)

Oregon Children's Theatre Receives $50,000 in Grants
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

Oregon Children's Theatre (OCT) is honored to receive a $45,000 grant from the Shubert Foundation and a $5,000 grant from the Bill Healy Foundation. (more...)

BWW Review: JUMANJI Soars to Life at Adventure Theatre MTC
by Keith Tittermary - Jun 29, 2016

'Wow! This is amazing!' (more...)

Tribeca PAC Sets 2016-17 Season; Tickets Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, proudly presents Azul Dance Theatre, performing on Friday and Saturday November 11 and 12 at 7:30pm, A Musical History of the Lower East Side, performing on Friday, November 18 at 8:00pm,  Michael "Big Mike" Lynch (American Idol), performing Friday, January 6 at 8pm, Tiempo Libre performing Saturday, February 11 at 8pm, and more! We also continue to present a diverse slate of Family programming, free film retrospectives, and a variety of dance,  comedy, and special events., and more!  All 20164-2015 7 events are listed below with more information. (more...)

Dallas Opera Announces Single Ticket Sales for 60th Season, 7/11; EUGENE ONEGIN, MADAME BUTTERFLY and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

 The Dallas Opera is pleased to announce that single tickets for its eagerly-anticipated 2016-2017 '60th' Season and popular Family Performances Series will go on sale to the general public on Monday, July 11, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.  (more...)

Ian Derrer Becomes New General Director of Kentucky Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

William A. Blodgett, Jr., President of Kentucky Opera's Board of Directors, has announced the appointment of Ian Derrer as General Director effective September 1, 2016.  Derrer will be the fifth General Director in the company's 65-year history; he comes to the position from Dallas Opera, where he is Artistic Administrator and a member of the senior management team. (more...)

ESPN to Present the Fort Bragg Game Presented by Chevrolet on SUNDAY NIGHT BASEBALL
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

ESPN will televise the Fort Bragg Game Presented by Chevrolet on a special edition of Sunday Night Baseball presented by Taco Bell – Miami Marlins vs. Atlanta Braves – on Sunday, July 3 (more...)

Opera Saratoga Sets 2017 Summer Festival Program
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today the three exciting new productions that will comprise the company's 2017 Summer Festival, which will build on the company's commitment to producing masterpieces from the operatic cannon, important American works, and works in which dance plays an integral role. (more...)

Theater Schmeater to Stage New Musical THE CROSSING
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Theater Schmeater has announced the beginning of a new journey with the re-telling of an old one. The Crossing, an original chamber musical, will open at The Schmee on Friday July 15th and then run on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through August 13th.  (more...)

Premiere Stages to Present Pulitzer Prize Winner WATER BY THE SPOONFUL in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

?Quiara Alegria Hudes' hauntingly beautiful Pulitzer Prize-winning play Water by the Spoonful is set to have its New Jersey Premiere at Premiere Stages, the professional Equity Theatre at Kean University. (more...)

SunPower and Clean Solar Help Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose Save Energy While Changing Lives
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016


PRINTING A CHILD'S WORLD Exhibition Showcases Children's Illustrations at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Printed works for or about children are the focus of the installation Printing a Child's World, which opened May 27 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and runs through October 16, 2016.  (more...)

Adirondack Theatre Festival to Stage STUART LITTLE as Part of PB&J Cafe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Adirondack Theatre Festival (ATF) presents an entertainment event for children entitled THE PB&J CAFE: A DINNER THEATRE FOR KIDS. One of the first of its kind in the world, THE PB&J CAFE offers children, ages 12 and under, an opportunity to enjoy dinner theatre like an adult. (more...)

BWW Review: BASHIR LAZHAR - Stranger in a Strange Land
by Keith Waits - Jun 27, 2016

The subject of immigration fits the social and political mind of Teatro Tercera Llamda as a company, so the embrace of Bashir Lazhar, a rare production of theirs that does not spring from a Spanish-speaking author, makes sense. (more...)

BWW Review: NEW YORK SPECTACULAR Starring the Rockettes
by Bob Rizzo - Jun 27, 2016

The Radio City Rockettes star in the new summer show at the Radio City Music Hall, 'New York Spectacular,' but don't expect the traditional razor precision ensemble work that you may be accustomed to seeing. This new show has the personalized stamp of popular So You Think You Can Dance choreographer Mia Michaels, who is also credited as the director. Fans of Michaels' signature contemporary dance style will find a lot to like in this production: from the Rockettes gesticulating and grooving to her edgy vibe, to the wildly talented male ensemble that turn, jump, and twitch out to her stylized dance vocabulary. (more...)

BWW Flashback: Tony-Winning Revival of THE KING AND I Concludes Broadway Run Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2016

Lincoln Center Theater's Tony-winning production of THE KING AND I plays its final performance on Broadway today, June 26. The production has played for 39 previews and 499 performances. In honor of the show's run, BroadwayWorld brings you a look back at the cast's journey to Siam! (more...)

BWW Review: TAM Opens Season with CYRANO DE BERGERAC
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Jun 26, 2016

The Theater at Monmouth kicked off its ambitiously programmed 2016 summer season, Vive La France, with one of the timeless treasures of French theatre, Cyrano de Bergerac. Presented in a severely abridged seventy-five minute adaptation by Jo Roets, the Edmund Rostand play made its impact largely through the artful staging and charismatic performance of its three-person cast. (more...)

Old School Square in Delray Beach Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Old School Square has served for over 25 years as the gathering place for Delray Beach, and the 2016-17 Season will launch a new era of arts and entertainment for all ages. (more...)

The Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry to Present CANTEEN TALES: QUEST OF THE GOLDEN SPORK, 7/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

?As part of its popular Summertime Saturday Puppet Shows for family audiences by UConn Puppet Arts students, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present Canteen Tales: Quest for the Golden Spork by UConn Puppet Arts MFA student and Connecticut native Shane McNeal on Saturday, July 2 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Ballard Institute Theater located at 1 Royce Circle, Storrs, CT. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

Richard Bernt, a wonderful story teller and avid writer, has completed his new book 'Identically Different': a delightfully entertaining book showing how a set of identical twins that come from what seems two different worlds band together and find common ground and lasting friendship. (more...)

BWW Review: MARY POPPINS takes flight at Midtown Arts Center
by Felicia Tassone - Jul 8, 2016

As many of you might know, it is always a 'Jolly Holiday' with Mary. Poppins that is. This Practically Perfect Nanny first burst on the scene in 1934, in The Children's books written by P.L. Travers. In 1964, the beloved Disney movie starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke was released. This is where most of us fell in love with Mary Poppins. Mary was once again transformed in 2004, when she was brought to life on stage in London's West End. While not especially faithful to the movie, the show morphs into a crafty Broadway musical. As with many Disney adaptations, new songs have been added, and you'd be hard-pressed to tell the difference between the iconic Sherman Brothers tunes and those penned by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. They fit flawlessly, and the up-tempo 'Anything Can Happen' is as good as anything from the film. (more...)

Justin Baldoni Hosts Special Event Docu-Series MY LAST DAYS on The CW This August
by TV News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

MY LAST DAYS,an uplifting documentary series about courageous people facing one of life's most difficult challenges, a terminal illness, will premiere as a three-night special event, Wednesday, August 17, Thursday, August 18, and Friday, August 19 (9:00-10:00 pm ET/PT), on The CW. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Puzzle
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 8, 2016

BWW speaks to Dance Theatre Dansema about their 2016 Edinburgh Fringe children's show Puzzle. (more...)

L. Ron Hubbard's BATTLEFIELD EARTH Named Top Selling Audiobook
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

What do you get when you mix 67 top Hollywood actors with L. Ron Hubbard's internationally acclaimed best-selling novel, Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000? You get America's #1 selling audiobook as just announced by Publishers Weekly. (more...)

Disney Junior to Premiere Season 4 of DOC MCSTUFFINS, 7/29
by TV News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

New stories, new characters, notable guest stars set in a magical, new world -- McStuffins Toy Hospital -- mark season four of Disney Junior's award-winning animated series DOC MCSTUFFINS, premiering FRIDAY, JULY 29 (more...)

Cortland Rep to Present A CHORUS LINE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Cortland Repertory Theatre's third production in their 45th anniversary summer season is the CRT debut of the Pulitzer Prize winning musical 'A Chorus Line'. Conceived, originally directed and choreographed by Michael Bennett, this nine-time Tony Award winning Broadway musical boasts a book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch and lyrics by Edward Kleban. Performances of CRT's production will be held at the Little York Pavilion in Preble, and run from July 13 - 30 with evening performances at 7:30. Matinees are available on July 15, 17, 20, 24, and 27 at 2:00 PM. Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-427-6160 or by visiting the CRT Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in downtown Cortland. Tickets are also available for sale 24 hours a day through the CRT website at (more...)

BWW Review: YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Is A Delightful Trip Down Memory Lane
by Jade Kops - Jul 7, 2016

Presented with simplicity, YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN is a mix of nostalgia and a reminder that life isn't perfect, but with friends, a loyal dog, it can still be good. (more...)

NYC Parks Breaks Ground on $2.6 Million Renovation at Grand Playground
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

?NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today joined Council Member Fernando Cabrera, Assembly Member Victor M. Pichardo, Community Board 5 Parks Chair Kavan Brandon, and children from the West Bronx Recreation Center to break ground on a $2.6 million reconstruction of Grand Playground. (more...)

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry to Present VICTORIA'S NOT SO BEDTIME STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

As part of its popular Summertime Saturday Puppet Shows for family audiences by UConn Puppet Arts students, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present Victoria's Not So Bedtime Story by UConn Puppet Arts MFA students Shane McNeal and Krista Weltner on Saturday, July 23 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., at the Ballard Institute Theater located at 1 Royce Circle, Storrs, CT. (more...)

Levitt Pavilion, Sharon Playhouse & Downtown Cabaret Featured on This Week's STATE OF THE ARTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Freda & Carleigh Welsh of Levitt Pavilion, actor Klea Blackhurst and Hugh Hallinan, Executive Producer of Downtown Cabaret are featured this week (Friday, July 8) on State of the ARTS which airs LIVE every Friday from 12noon to 1pm onWPKN-FM (89.5) in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Co-hosts of the weekly arts & entertainment program are Richard Phenegerand Peggy Nelson. (more...)

Country Music Star Eric Paslay Partners with Dexcom to Share His Story and Help Others Living with Diabetes
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016


Fort Worth Opera Extends FRONTIERS Showcase Deadline to 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

FORT WORTH, TX – Fort Worth Opera (FWOpera) announced today that the submission deadline has been extended for its fifth annual Frontiers showcase. Applications will now be accepted through midnight, July 19, 2016. The company's innovative program will be held during the final week of the 2017 Fort Worth Opera Festival – April 15, 2017 – May 7, 2017 and coincides with the 2017 Opera America Conference in Dallas/Fort Worth. Launched during the company's 2012-2013 season, Frontiers remains one of the only programs world-wide that seeks out unproduced works by the finest up-and-coming composers and librettists from North, South, and Central America, and has been acclaimed for the opportunities it provides its winners. Composers and librettists whose works are selected as part of the Frontiers showcase gain valuable exposure for their works in a live performance environment while also taking part in unparalleled networking opportunities with industry professionals including artistic directors of other established opera companies, artist managers, classical music publishers, funding organizations, and conductors. (more...)

DOC MCSTUFFINS Season 4 Premiere Date Set
by TV News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

New stories, new characters, notable guest stars set in a magical, new world -- McStuffins Toy Hospital -- mark season four of Disney Junior's award-winning animated series 'Doc McStuffins,' premiering FRIDAY, JULY 29, on Disney Junior (9:00-10:00 a.m. EDT) and  Friday, July 22, on the Disney Junior App. On Saturday, August 6, the first-ever museum exhibit dedicated to 'Doc McStuffins' will open at the world's largest children's museum, The Children's Museum of Indianapolis. The interactive experience, inviting kids and families to explore and learn about healthy habits, compassion and nurturing care, will travel to other venues across the country beginning in 2017. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - The Marked
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 6, 2016

BWW speaks to Theatre Temoin about their 2016 Edinburgh Fringe play The Marked. (more...)

New Book Series Helps Educate Children and Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

PLAINSBORO, N.J. and NEW YORK, July 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Novo Nordisk, the global diabetes leader and JDRF, the leading research and advocacy organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, announced today the launch of the first book series of its kind designed to guide children and their caregivers through the different ages and stages of life with T1D. The six-part book series, titled, 'My Life, My Diabetes, My Way,' includes booklets for small children (ages 2-6), tweens (ages 7-11), teens (ages 12-16), and young adults (ages 17-24), as well as a book for caregivers and a general diabetes informational book. Each booklet contains age-appropriate educational information and activities. The series is available to download for free at and hard copies will be made available in pediatric and adult endocrinologist offices throughout the Unites States beginning July 5. (more...)

MATILDA THE MUSICAL Opens in Toronto, Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Starring a cast of acclaimed Canadian musical theatre performers in principal roles and three exciting young talents sharing the title role, MATILDA THE MUSICAL is produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers presented in Toronto by David Mirvish as part of his 2015-16 Main Subscription Season. Performances begin Tuesday July 5 at the Ed Mirvish Theatre, with the media night scheduled forThursday, July 7 at 6:45 PM. Tickets are now available for performances until October 16, 2016. (more...)

STAR TREK to Celebrate 50th Anniversary at San Diego Comic-Con
by TV News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Star Trek invites fans to celebrate the iconic franchise's 50th anniversary at Comic-Con International 2016 in San Diego with a lineup of panels, events, activations and merchandise exclusives from July 21-24. (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg to Return to Treasure Island This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Whoopi Goldberg, who has been delighting audiences since the age of eight, will return to Treasure Island August 5 at 9 p.m. (more...)

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati to Welcome The Frisch Marionettes' JUNGLE BOOK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati is proud to host The Frisch Marionette Company's production of JUNGLE BOOK: THE STORY OF MOWGLI'S FIRE on the brand new Ralph and Patricia Corbett Showtime Stage in their facility on Red Bank Road. (more...)

Yingli Partners with Its Time Foundation to Power Remote Schools in Fiji
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016


New Children's Storybook, AT PAPA'S KNEE, is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

In the Neighborhood (ISBN: 978-1-944023-06-5) the second book in the 'At Papa's Knee' children's series, is based on the life and writings of the Rev. L.A. Meade family. The tales are woven in a homey farm setting with the escapades and adventures of The Children serving as the basis for Biblically-based life-lessons. As The Children turn to Papa in their difficulties, his kindly advice is encapsulated in a memorable story which is easy for children to remember and apply to their everyday experience. Families will appreciate the: · 'Check Out What God Says' section, with Scripture applicable to the lesson · 'Talk About It' discussion questions for the whole family · 'Live It Out' ideas for life application · 'Pray About It' prayer to end the time · Wide possibilities for use - these stories are excellent complements to lesson time at Sunday School, Christian schools, camp, or VBS. · Fun illustrations - both line drawings and rich color illustrations - bring the stories to life. · The virtues, character qualities, manners, and scriptural principles made memorable through the antics and exploits of the Meade family. The character of Papa is based on the Rev. L.A. Meade, the grandfather of the authors, and his wise, gentle guidance during their childhood. From his inspirational words, preserved in his own hand, and from the family's own experiences and stories, his granddaughters have found inspiration for children's stories that comfort and challenge, bringing laughter and joy into family teaching time. Cara Shelton, co-author of the At Papa's Knee series, commented, 'These tales are designed as springboards for family discussions. My sister and I had the enormous blessing of growing up with the real, live, original Papa Meade. His steady, faithful influence - always loving, always with a sense of humor - was a huge positive force on our lives and faith, and we hope to share that with our readers.' Patricia Ediger, her sister and co-author, added, 'After the publication of Classic Christianity, a Year of Timeless Devotions, customers have consistently asked us to develop books for families with younger children to enjoy together. We are excited to be able to offer these books to help families have the important conversations about applying faith to everyday life.' 'In the Neighborhood' is currently available both on and at in large children's paperback format. Please go to to follow the Classic Christianity blog, to browse historical photographs, and to view letters of recommendation. Follow Classic Christianity on Facebook and twitter . A media kit is available here. For speaking availability, please contact Patricia and Cara at About the Authors: Patricia Ediger write three articles a month for the Global Prayer Digest, leads women's Bible studies in her local church body, and has traveled to Central America over twenty times for short-term medical missions. Patricia, a retired registered nurse, has been married for over fifty years, has two grown children and four grandchildren. Cara Shelton has taught both creative writing and English literature classes for over twenty years. and serves in outreach and children's ministries at her local church. Married thirty-seven years, Cara & her husband enjoy precious time with their three college age children. About the Illustrator: Suzi Spooner hails from the land of sun (Southern California) but currently studies in the land of rain (Seattle). She can be contacted at Book Facts: At Papa's Knee: In the Neighborhood Publisher: Artumitze Publishing, a division of Classic Christianity ISBN: 978-1-944023-06-5 Publ. Date: June 30, 2016 Media Kit: (more...)

Theatricum Botanicum to Present TITUS ANDRONICUS, 7/30-10/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

How should a nation choose its leaders? What happens when a government insulates itself from the citizens it once served? These are some of the questions Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum explores with its staging of Shakespeare's earliest tragedy, a sensational and brutally shocking revenge drama. Ellen Geer directs Titus Andronicus, opening July 30 on Theatricum's outdoor stage in Topanga. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/1; JUMANJI in DC, HELLO, DOLLY! in Sacramento and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 1, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Washington, DC, Rhode Island, Sacramento and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include JUMANJI in DC, WEST SIDE STORY in Rhode Island, and HELLO, DOLLY! at Sacramento Music Circus, just to name a few. (more...)

Miners Alley Children's Theatre to Present THE SHOEMAKER AND THE ELVES, 7/23-8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

The Shoemaker is not very good at making shoes.  Along come a couple of elves and help him to make the best shoes around, but why?  Only one way to find out:  Come see the show and help the Shoemaker find the answer to the mystery of the magnificent shoes! (more...)

BWW Review: Spectacular EVITA Takes MSMT Stage by Storm
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Jul 1, 2016

Twenty-five years after it was last presented at the Pickard Theater, Andrew Lloyd-Webber/Tim Rice's masterpiece has returned in triumph to Maine State Music Theatre in a stunning new production directed and choreographed by Marc Robin. Boasting the largest cast in the company's history (46), this Evita is gripping and epic, at the same time that it is touchingly intimate and magnificently detailed. The size of the endeavor is both literal and figurative, for MSMT's Evita succeeds not only in its grand sweep, but also in the magnitude of its intangible assets - unsparing honesty, intensity, and emotional depth. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

Italian philosopher George Santayana once said, 'Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.' Sometimes, though, repeating the past can be beneficial. (more...)

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