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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 Review: THE FERRYMAN, Royal Court
by Kelly McElroy - May 5, 2017

Butterworth's writing offers an exquisite balance of humour and drama, revelry and mourning, surprise and expectation. It is a masterclass in every aspect of production and performance. It seems as though the Royal Court has once again made history with this incredible, deft creation. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Announces Full Cast and Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The global musical phenomenon, MAMMA MIA!, will commence its new national tour at the Canberra Theatre Centre on November 24th 2017 followed by a season from December 26th 2017 QPAC's Lyric Theatre in Brisbane. (more...)

TRAV'LIN Musical to Make Connecticut Debut at Seven Angels Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Following productions at Houston's Ensemble Theatre and Fort Worth's Jubilee Theatre, and development in New York City and Washington, D.C., including a sold-out run at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF), Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical receives its Connecticut Premiere at Waterbury's Seven Angels Theatre, beginning Thursday, May 11, 2017. Opening Night is Saturday, May 13, and the show runs through Sunday, June 11, 2017. (more...)

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Apparate Into Broadway's Transfigured Lyric Theatre Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Sonia Friedman, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions, producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, have today confirmed that the production will have its Broadway premiere in the Spring of 2018 at the newly renovated Lyric Theatre in New York. (more...)

WE'RE GONNA BE OKAY, DIAGRAM OF A PAPER AIRPLANE and More Set for American Theater Co's 33rd Season
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

American Theater Company (ATC) is proud to announce its Season 33, which kicks off this October with the world premiere of Janine Nabers' Welcome to Jesus, directed by Artistic Director Will Davis, October 26-December 3, 2017. (more...)

Disney's Cinderella Kids Returns to Way Off Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

The ultimate "rags-to-riches" fairytale comes to The Children's Theatre at Way Off Broadway this spring when Disney's Cinderella Kids returns to the stage May 6th. One of the most popular Disney princesses of all time, Cinderella is a favorite of children of all ages. (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse Adds A CHRISTMAS STORY to 2017/18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English; Producing Director Susi Damilano) announced the final selection for its 2017-18 Mainstage season-A Christmas Story: The Musical. With a book by Joseph Robinette and music and lyrics by Oscar-winning duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, A Christmas Story is based on the classic 1983 film of the same name. The play will be presented in the previously-unannounced holiday slot, running November 22, 2017 to January 13, 2018 (Press Opening is November 29, 2017). (more...)

Gap Celebrates Motherhood with MAMA SAID, Starring and Directed by Liv Tyler
by Movies News Desk - May 3, 2017

Gap, the iconic American clothing brand, announces the launch of the film 'Mama Said,' a celebration of motherhood in support of Every Mother Counts co-directed and starring Liv Tyler. (more...)

Brown/Trinity Rep to Present MUD and A MAP OF VIRTUE in Rep
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

The Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Program presents two riveting dramatic works. Under the direction of Mauricio Salgado '18, Maria Irene Fornes' Mud begins performances on May 5. Erin Courtney's A Map of Virtue, directed by Kate Bergstrom, begins May 6. (more...)

Casting Announced for DEPOSIT at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

'Well today is a brave day, friends are uniting. To help each other's dreams come true.' (more...)

BWW Review: THE CAT IN THE HAT at The Growing Stage Charms
by Marina Kennedy - May 3, 2017

Here's your chance to experience the fun of a beloved classic story. Dr. Seuss' s The Cat in the Hat is being performed at The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey from Friday, May 5th through Sunday, May 21st. (more...)

Actress & Model Fiona Lewis Unveils MISTAKES WERE MADE (SOME IN FRENCH) Memoir
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Former model and actress Fiona Lewis has written a book, MISTAKES WERE MADE (Some in French). MISTAKES WERE MADE is a coming of age memoir – with lessons for those in their 50s and beyond but also for those in their teens and 20s. (more...)

BWW Interview: So Many Moving Parts: Reba Short Directs MR BURNS at Mad Horse Theatre
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - May 3, 2017

"This is probably the hardest play I have ever done," director Reba Short confides about her latest assignment, Mr. Burns, a Post Electric Play that opens at South Portland's Mad Horse Theatre Company Friday, May 5th. "There are so many moving parts to this play. I have had to call up every class ever took in college and every skill I've ever learned. It's a very complicated work that moves from realism to kabuki like stylization and takes place in three distinct realms and times. I completely understand why [playwright] Anne Washburn called it a 'beast of a play.'" (more...)

Houston Symphony Features Dance Students for PETRUSHKA
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

The Houston Symphony is teaming up with dozens of students from Crespo Elementary Fine Arts Magnet School Dance Department and Meyerland Performing and Visual Arts Middle School Dance Ensemble for a modern-day staging of the 1911 ballet Petrushka, to be premiered at 8 p.m. May 11 and 13 and 2:30 p.m. May 14 at Jones Hall. (more...)

Casting Announced for Immersive ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND in London
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Les Petits Theatre Company and ebp in association with Creature of London are delighted to announce the cast of "ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND". The critically acclaimed immersive theatre experience created and directed specifically for children aged 5 to 10 returns from 13 May 2017 to 3 September 2017, with press morning on Saturday 20 May 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: FINDING NEVERLAND is Endearing to Audiences in San Antonio
by Kathy Strain - May 3, 2017

Going to see FINDING NEVERLAND for the first time didn't raise any specific expectations. Having heard a little bit about it over the years, there were a few things to consider. It was the story of J.M. Barrie and how he came to write the famed Peter Pan story many years ago. It was well received by audiences on Broadway but was snubbed by the Tony Awards. But, still going in with an open mind and desire to know what the story was all about, it was pleasantly surprising. (more...)

International Literacy Association Releases 2017 Choices Reading Lists
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

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African Drummers Highlight DJEMBES AND DANCE at Philipsburg Manor
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

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Sonia Coleman Named SVP, Human Resources, Disney/ABC Television Group
by TV News Desk - May 2, 2017

Sonia Coleman, former vice president of Corporate Human Resources, The Walt Disney Company, has been named senior vice president of Human Resources for the Disney | ABC Television Group (more...)

World Premiere of David Walliams' GANGSTA GRANNY - Manchester Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Watch out! The cabbage-crunching, criminal mastermind Gangsta Granny is coming to Manchester next month! (more...)

United Palace Reawakens Wonder with Spring Events
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

United Palace, the stunning architectural gem that recalls the movie palaces of a bygone era, is hosting a series of blockbuster special events for adults and children of all ages on the weekend of May 6 and 7. (more...)

SB Youth Opera to present BRUNDIBAR
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The Santa Barbara Youth Opera, in collaboration with Ojai Youth Opera and the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony, will present a fully staged production of Brundibar, Jewish Czech composer Hans Krasa's uniquely affecting children's opera, at the Lobero Theatre on Saturday, May 20. Performances will take place at 2:30 and 5 pm. Tickets cost $22 for adults and $7 for children 12 and under. (more...)

BWW Review: Kelli O'Hara, Bill Irwin, Christopher Fitzgerald and Lauren Worsham in MasterVoices' BABES IN TOYLAND
by Michael Dale - May 2, 2017

After producer Fred Hamlin christened Columbus Circle's Majestic Theatre with a spectacular musical extravaganza based on L. Frank Baum's 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' (The show had nothing to do with the classic MGM film.), he sought to follow up with another memorable production with a family-friendly setting. (more...)

Hikvision Helps Secure Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

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Michael Cerveris, Vincent Rodriguez III to Headline 'BROADWAY'S BABIES' Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Join some of Broadway and TV's finest on Monday, May 15th at 8pm at (le) Poisson Rouge for the return of Broadway's Babies, a new concert series created to help raise awareness and money for The Children of the Shanti Bhavan Children's Project, Nkosi's Haven, and WIN (Women in Need). (more...)

One Theatre World and Vendini Announce Partnership Ahead of San Francisco Event
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

One Theatre World, the most significant gathering of theatre for young audience professionals in North America has partnered with Vendini, the company that makes the business of live events simple with industry leading software and services, for the 2017 event in the San Francisco Bay Area. (more...)

M&M'S' Gets America In On The Fun For Third Annual U.S. Red Nose Day
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

To encourage fans to show-off their funny side and raise money for children in need, the M&M'S Brand created a vending machine powered by fun and laughter in support of the third annual Red Nose Day. In exchange for a funny face, a silly dance or a great joke, the M&M'S interactive, humor-activated machine will dispense coupons to help raise donations, awareness and lots of laughter leading up to Red Nose Day, Thursday, May 25, 2017. (more...)

McCracken County Cooperative Extension Hosts First StoryWalk for Kids
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

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Queens Theatre Introduces QUEENS PRIDE AT 25
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

On Tuesday, May 30th, Queens Theatre will host 'Queens Pride at 25', an event making the opening of a one week exhibition of photos, video and film of 25 years of Queens Pride by Richard Shpuntoff. (more...)

Beach Haven Elementary School Contributes to Re-Opening of Surflight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The Elementary school children of Beach Haven School, a grade school of under 100 students, were deeply saddened in January 2015 when the sitting Board of Surflight Theatre announced they could no longer keep the theatre open and they were filing for liquidation. (more...)

BRADICAL Musical Premieres At Barnes And Noble This Saturday, 5/6!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Diverging Elements Theatre Co. will present the world premiere of the new musical, 'Bradical and the Pink Socks', this Saturday May 6 as part of the company's fourth-anniversary celebration in partnership with Barnes and Noble Union Square. (more...)

Make-A-Wish Recipient Hopes to Grant 150 Wishes with New Fundraising Campaign in Honour of Canada's Birthday
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

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The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati Seeking Musical Theatre Performers of All Ethnicities
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati (TCT), the country's oldest professional theatre for young audiences, is accepting submissions for diverse roles in the 2017-18 touring season and within the new TCT Resident Artist Company.   (more...)

Author Shows How to Implement Mindfulness in Daily Routine
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

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Tickets on Sale Now to CPCC Summer Theatre's Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) Summer Theatre announces individual tickets are now on sale for its upcoming season. (more...)

M&M'S Creates Fun, Interactive Machines for 3rd Annual U.S. Red Nose Day
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

To encourage fans to show-off their funny side and raise money for children in need, the M&M'S Brand created a vending machine powered by fun and laughter in support of the third annual Red Nose Day. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Philadelphia (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for New Jersey (more...)

Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Today, April 29, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2017

Get all the scoop on 48 HOURS, airing on CBS today, April 29, 2017! (more...)

Children Pay Tribute to Moms at UCPAC Hamilton Stage for Mother's Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2017

A diverse group of talented children will pay tribute to mom's during a pre-mother's day program entitled "Mother's Day Masquerade"; on Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at Hamilton Stage of the Performing Arts Fazioli Room. The program will feature live music, singing, dancing, and poetry; as well as, stand-up comedy, all in homage of mother's day. (more...)

Two River Theater Announces the Lineup of Artists for AN EVENING ON THE MUSICAL FRONTIER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Two River Theater Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces An Evening on the Musical Frontier, a benefit performance featuring songs from musicals in development at Two River. Alec Baldwin is the Honorary Event Chair for the one-night special event on Friday, May 12, which will begin with a cocktail reception at 6pm. (more...)

McCullough & Leboff, P.A. Ensure Kids in Need Have Happy Easter
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

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Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Today, April 29, 2017
by - Apr 28, 2017

Get all the scoop on 48 HOURS, airing on CBS on today, April 29, 2017! (more...)

It's Children's Book Week All Across America May 1-7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

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Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Phoenix You Might Have Missed 4/28 - SCHOOL OF ROCK and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Phoenix You Might Have Missed 4/28 - SCHOOL OF ROCK and More! (more...)

Full Casting Announced for GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Casting is today announced for Girl from the North Country which previews from Monday 10 July 2017 with a press night on Wednesday 26 July 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Amazon Original Special AN AMERICAN GIRL STORY: SUMMER CAMP, FRIENDS FOR LIFE
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Amazon Original Special AN AMERICAN GIRL STORY: SUMMER CAMP, FRIENDS FOR LIFE will premiere on prime video on Friday, June 9th in the US, UK, Germany and Austria. (more...)

BWW Preview: Must-See Shows in Atlanta in May
by Amy Zipperer - Apr 28, 2017

In case you haven't heard, I-85 has gone all zombie apocalypse. But if you're willing to fight the undead, Atlanta's offering up some promising shows this May. (more...)

New York City Divorce Lawyer Newman Hits Best Seller w/1st Book: Soon To Be Ex
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

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Photo Flash: Camden Schoolchildren Promote Walking Campaign with Cast of STOMP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Today, Thursday 27 April, Argyle Primary School in King's Cross took part in Camden Council's 'Daily Mile' campaign to boost walking in the borough. The Children set off from the school (on Tonbridge Street) to the Ambassadors Theatre, to take to the stage with STOMP cast members Andrew Patrick, Rob Shaw, Rhys Shone and Sam Wilmott. They were also joined by Camden Council's Cabinet Member for Children, Angela Mason CBE. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

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