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Alvin Theatre (New York, NY)
250 W. 52nd St.

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Set firmly in, and often about, New York, Company follows five married, once married, or soon to be married couples and their mutual friend, Robert, a 35-year old bachelor who has been unable to connect in a long-term relationship. Bobby observes the less than ideal aspects of commitment. But, eventually, learns that while relationships aren't perfect, they are a necessary part of "Being Alive." Includes the songs "Getting Married Today," "The Ladies Who Lunch," and "Being Alive."

Opening on Broadway in 1970 and running 705 performances, garnering 14 Tony Award Nominations, and winning 6 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Book, Best Score, Best Lyrics. Revived on Broadway in 1995 running for 60 performances garnering 2 Tony Nominations. Revived again in 2006 running 246 performances garnering 3 Tony Nominations and winning for Best Revival of a Musical.

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Guest Blog: James Seager On The Return Of ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND
by Guest Blog: James Seager - May 22, 2017

Personally, I don't think there's any point bringing back a show unless you can improve it, which is why we've revisited Alice's Adventures Underground for 2017. (more...)

VIDEO : Tonys Spotlight on the Man Who Made HOLIDAY INN Dance- Denis Jones!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 21, 2017

Denis Jones has taken his career from chorus boy to choreographer, and now Tony nominee! He just picked up his first nomination for his work on Roundabout Theatre Company's Holiday Inn, a joyous throwback to musicals of the MGM-era. Below, watch as he chats with Richard Ridge about how he drew inspiration from the past and made innovative and exciting dances for today. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: MR BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY Is An Intriguing Investigation Of How Culture Evolves
by Jade Kops - May 21, 2017

Anne Washburn's three act play, MR BURNS, A POST ELECTRIC PLAY is an interesting exploration of how stories evolve and culture is created when the world we know has irrevocably changed and stories can no longer be accessed in their original format. (more...)

Peet's Coffee Marks a Year of Warm Breakfast Offerings by Broadening Menu with Maple Waffle & Gouda Chicken
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2017

Peet's Coffee, The Original Craft Coffee brand, continues to evolve its palate pleasing warm breakfast offerings with the debut of Maple Waffle & Gouda Chicken, a fresh take on a classic American staple, and a perfect complement to the brand's handcrafted coffee. On the heels of the recently launched Roasted Tomato Quinoa Quiche and Kale Chimichurri Wrap, the limited-edition breakfast sandwich will be available from May 10th through August 31st, and can be enjoyed at any hour in NorCal, SoCal, Illinois and DC Metro Area coffeebars with a retail price of $4.95. (more...)

Hofmann Sausage Company Partners with Empire Brewing Company to Create Co-Branded, Beer-Infused Sausage
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2017

Hofmann Sausage Company (Hofmann Brands) has joined forces with Empire Brewing Company, a multi-award winning national and international brewer of specialty crafted beers distributed in New York, New Jersey and China, to create a Hofmann-Empire Amber Beer Bratwurst and a Cheddar Cheese Beer Bratwurst. The products will be initially sold in ten-pound boxes for food service as well as direct to the public from Hofmann Sausage Company's warehouse at 585 Stewart Drive, Syracuse, New York 13212. (more...)

New Gold'n Plump' Fully Cooked Chicken Sausages Line Offers Bold, On-Trend Flavors
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2017

Pilgrim's is launching a line of chicken sausages under its Gold'n Plump labela brand known for making good chicken its mission. Fully cooked and ready to heat on the backyard grill or stovetop, Gold'n Plump chicken sausages can be found in Midwest supermarkets and national retailers. The new line ranges from traditional chicken sausage flavors like Italian Cheese & Peppers to adventurous flavor combinations like Bacon Gouda, Hickory Smoked Apple, Jalapeno Cheddar, and Spinach & Asiago. (more...)

Wine Lovers of NYC Announces: Rh'ne Valley Vineyards Moves to Manhattan in May Showcasing Award-Winning Wines in Bespoke Rh'ne Valley Vineyards Bistro at Pierre Loti Wi
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2017

Chelsea Drinks Projects ( is excited to announce its debut collaboration with Rhne Valley Wines for a two-weeklong engagement: Rhne Valley Vineyards Bistro at Pierre Loti Wine Bar Chelsea (, staring the region's critically acclaimed wines through a series of tastings, learning and networking events - all geared toward wine professionals, and enthusiasts. A Happy Hour kickoff will take place on Thursday, May 11th, 4-7 pm, at the Pierre Loti Wine Bar, at 258 West 15th Street at 8th Ave., in Chelsea, New York City. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 21, 2017
by - May 21, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Performs Show-Stopping HAIRSPRAY LIVE Number at CTGLA's 50th Anniversary Celebration
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2017

LA's Center Theatre Group celebrated its 50th Anniversary with a plethora of performance stars including Jennifer Hudson who took the stage at the gala event and performed one of her most show-stopping numbers from Hairspray Live, 'I Know Where I've Been.' (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Words Fail First-Time Nominee Ben Platt of DEAR EVAN HANSEN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 21, 2017

Dear Ben Platt,  Today is going to be a good day, and here's why. Today, you're a Tony nominee! Self-professed theatre geek Ben Platt is living the dream as a first time Tony nominee for is performance as the title character in Dear Evan Hansen. Watch below as he explains why the troubled teen and his story means so much to him. (more...)

The 5 & Dime and Tom & Lisa Goodrich Present TOPDOG/ UNDERDOG
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2017

The 5 & Dime and Tom & Lisa Goodrich  present TOPDOG / UNDERDOG by Suzan- Lori Parks, directed by Lee Hamby & Lindsay Curry  (more...)

Photo Flash: Annette Benning, Jennifer Hudson, Matthew Broderick and More Celebrate CTGLA's 50th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2017

Center Theatre Group celebrated its 50th Anniversary Celebration with a performance on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. (more...)

BWW Review: 'Daring to Be Happy' THE MARRIAGE OF ALICE B. TOKLAS by Gertrude Stein is a Thrilling Exploration of Identity
by Amy Oestreicher - May 20, 2017

'There ain't no answer. There ain't gonna be any answer. There never has been an answer. That's the answer.' -Gertrude Stein (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 20, 2017
by - May 20, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

University of Maryland and City of College Park Expand mBike Bike Share Program
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

COLLEGE PARK, MD(Marketwired - May 18, 2017) - The City of College Park, the University of Maryland and Zagster, Inc., today announced the expansion of the popular mBike bike share program. In response to high ridership and strong demand, the system has expanded to now feature 163 bikes at 19 stations, including new stations in neighboring University Park. All told, the program which offers a convenient, affordable and healthy way for people to get on, off and around campus and the city has grown by 30% since its debut. (more...)

Protein Plus to Exhibit at Naturally Fit Games in Austin , 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

AUSTIN, TX - Protein Plus, LLC, a leading producer of peanut and peanut-based products for the food and confectionary industries, is pleased to announce that it will exhibit at the Naturally Fit Games on Saturday, June 3 at the Austin Convention Center. Athletes and attendees are encouraged to stop by booths 901 and 902 to see the complete line of Protein Plus products including the recently introduced Protein Energy Power, a great tasting, all natural peanut protein powder drink. IFBB Professional Bodybuilder, Mr. Olympia competitor, and Protein Plus sponsored athlete Ko Chandetka will also be present to sign autographs and take pictures with event attendees. (more...)

Gym Source Announces New Director of Commercial Sales
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

Gym Source, America's leading retailer of premium residential and commercial fitness equipment announced that Dean Bowrosen has joined the Company as Director of Commercial Sales. Bowrosen will work closely with Bill Kemnitzer, Gym Source's Vice President of Commercial Sales, to increase sales to fitness clubs, hotels, multi-housing, and other commercial facilities. (more...)

Hammer Strength Celebrates 25 Years
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

Hammer Strength, the world's foremost strength training equipment line, will host a strength training clinic from May 19-20 in Cincinnati, where the brand and its storied clinics were forged to celebrate 25 years of bringing athletic training and education to the athletic community. (more...)

Students in Elizabeth, NJ Dance on the Silk Road with Nai-Ni Chen
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

As world leaders meet to discuss Chinese President Xi Jinping's proposal to develop a new Silk Road, a group of students in from the Dr. Orlando Edreira Academy No. 26 in Elizabeth, NJ is learning about the Silk Road and taking a virtual journey. (more...)

George Rae Presents LIFE IS A CABA-RAE! with Special Guest Soophia Foroughi
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

The West End Frenchies are delighted to invite you to your magnifique monthly rendez-vous, and the last show of the season! (more...)

BWW Review: CATHY AND THE TROLLEY DOLLIES a Blast for Both Frequent Flyers and First-Timers at Gate69
by David Fick - May 20, 2017

There is something indescribable about returning to Gate69, the glitzy dinner theatre venue that opened less than a year ago in central Cape Town. It is that ineffable feeling of coming home, of belonging. CATHY AND THE TROLLEY DOLLIES, one of the venue's current offerings, is a blast for everyone - frequent flyers or not. (more...)

id Theater Returns to McCall with 17th Seven Devils Playwrights Conference
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

Now celebrating its 20th year, id Theater returns to McCall, Idaho with the Seven Devils Playwrights Conference, with events from June 8 to 17 at McCall's Alpine Playhouse. This will be the 17th year for the Conference, which will host nine playwrights from all corners of the United States whose work will be developed and presented to the public free of charge during the Conference. (more...)

The Yard Presents Two Community Events: DTY at Mytoi Gardens and DanceHall
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

The Yard supports diverse, contemporary dance-makers and related artists in their creative processes through paid, creative residency, public performance, long-term education, and artist-driven civic engagement. (more...)

Defiance Theatre Co Presents GROUP a World Premiere Play About PTSD
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

"GROUP", a play about PTSD will premiere at the Avery Schreiber Playhouse in the NoHo Arts District during PTSD Awareness month. The story takes place in a group therapy session, during which a handful of characters explore their individual trauma. Guided by a caring therapist with his own issues, 5 victims of trauma must work through their struggles to discover that their perceptions of each other and themselves are not always what they seem. This play addresses issues relating to veterans, domestic abuse, racism, and gender identity.  (more...)

Twisted Tea Hits the Road with Multi-Platinum Entertainer Dierks Bentley for his 2017 WHAT THE HELL TOUR
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

Twisted Tea, maker of the No. 1 refreshing hard iced tea in the United States, today will hit the road with multi-PLATINUM singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley as he continues to throw the party of the summer. As a sponsor of Dierks' explosive2017 WHAT THE HELL WORLD TOUR, Twisted Tea will bring cold, refreshing Twisted Tea to Country music lovers across the U.S. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Steppenwolf's PASS OVER
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the world premiere production ofPass Over by Antoinette Nwandu, directed by Danya Taymor. A provocative and hilarious riff on Waiting for Godot, the complete cast features ensemble member Jon Michael Hill (Moses), Julian Parker (Kitch) and Ryan Hallahan (Mister). Pass Over runs June 1 - July 9, 2017 in the Upstairs Theatre, 1650 N Halsted St. Press performances are Saturday, June 10 at 3pm and Tuesday, June 13 at 7:30pm. Tickets ($20-$89) are available through Audience Services at 312-335-1650 or Note: There are a limited number of $30 seats for all performances located in the first front two rows of the theatre with code "CLOSEUP." (more...)

Omaha Steaks Announces that Dads Want Steak This Father's Day
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

Omaha Steaks, the Official Sponsor of Dads, and the nation's leading purveyor of premium grain-fed beef and gourmet foods, announced the results of a recent nation-wide survey which found that over 65 percent of dads would enjoy receiving steak as a Father's Day gift. (more...)

Live Nation Canada and RBC Announce Partnership and Renaming of Concert Venue
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

Live Nation Canada announces a multi-year partnership with RBC today including the renaming of one of Toronto's favourite summer venues - RBC Echo Beach. Live Nation Canada, along with RBC, plan bring elevate experiences and surprise music fans coast to coast with this partnership, touching everything from small shows, stadiums and summer festivals. (more...)

BWW Interview: Anthony Chan of THE KING AND I at The Bushnell
by Joseph Harrison - May 20, 2017

It is a classic East meets West tale and one that many count as their favorite musical, but when THE KING AND I, the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical plays at the Bushnell in Hartford, audiences will have the chance to experience this story in a whole new way. This production, based on the critically acclaimed version produced at New York's Lincoln Center, will take the Bushnell stage in Hartford May 30 - June 4. Playing Prince Chulalongkorn, the eldest son and heir to the throne, will be Anthony Chan. I had the pleasure of speaking with Anthony and learning about his experience with this beautiful classic. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Presents THE OTHER MOZART
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

The name Nannerl Mozart has been a footnote in classical music history, but Sylvia Milo's award-winning play THE OTHER MOZART reveals the extraordinary talents and rich inner life of Amadeus Wolfgang Mozart's sister, whose artistry was stifled and whose compositions were ultimately lost to the world because of her gender. Previews begin May 31 for Rubicon Theatre Company presentation of the acclaimed Off-Broadway drama the N.Y. Times describes as "strikingly beautiful." (more...)

Alessandra Corona Performing Works Announces Two Upcoming Premieres
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

Alessandra Corona Performing Works (formerly A Corona Works) will present two premieres by Italian choreographers (more...)

VIDEO: New York City Ballet Previews Season with Beautiful Teaser
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2017

New York City Ballet has just released a teaser trailer for their 2017-2018 season: Escape. Explore. Embrace. The video is directed by Bon Duke, with music by Valgeir Sigurðsson.  (more...)

3-D Theatricals Presents Reimagined R&H Classic OKLAHOMA
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

Known for stylish award-winning productions and their signature flair for bringing to the stage thoughtfully reimagined interpretations of musical theatre spectaculars, 3-D Theatricals of Los Angeles and Orange County takes on Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!... with a new point of view. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at Shakespeare Theatre of NJ's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey kicks off its 55th season with The Merchant of Venice, not seen at The Shakespeare Theatre since 2000. The Company released a preview video via Facebook, check it out below (more...)

BWW Interview: Beth Marshall of COMMENCEMENT at the Orlando Fringe Festival
by Clarissa Moon - May 20, 2017

Beth Marshall Presents' COMMENCEMENT at the Orlando Fringe Festival centers around a school shooting. Beth Marshall plays Sarah Havermeyer, the mother of the shooter. I talked to Beth about her connection to the piece, why she chose to act in it, the challenges of her role, and more. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/20/2017
by - May 20, 2017's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/20/2017. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: What Moment Made A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2's Laurie Metcalf Want to Become an Actor? Find Out!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 20, 2017

Making a return back to Broadway after 'coming through Chicago via LA,' Laurie Metcalf recently earned herself a Best Actress in a Play Tony nomination for her performance in A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2. Though she's had a pretty seasoned career, what was the official moment she realized she could do this whole acting thing for a living? Watch below to find out!  (more...)

Althea Theatre presents THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

There's No Place Like marks the US debut of international Company Althea Theatre at the Hollywood Fringe Festival this June. Theater Asylum at The Underground Theatre, 1312 N. Wilton Place, LA (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company to Present New York Premiere of CROSSCURRENT
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will present the New York Premiere of Ms. Chen's CrossCurrent, a collection of new works created on her journey as an immigrant artist attempting to reconcile the two cultures inside her, one she was born into, the other she chose to join. (more...)

Iron Crow Theatre Welcomes John Knapp to Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Iron Crow Theatre today announced John Knapp has been elected to Iron Crow Theatre's Board of Directors, effective immediately. (more...)

Cast Set for SHREK THE MUSICAL at Stages Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Stages Theatre Company (STC) presents Shrek The Musical, directed by Artistic Director Sandy Boren-Barrett. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation Film, Shrek The Musical, is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure, featuring all new songs, and the beloved characters you know and love to life on our stage! (more...)

Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre and L.A. Opera Announce Site-Specific Work on San Pedro's Tall Ships
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre is collaborating with L.A. Opera, Los Angeles Maritime Institute and marine research incubator AltaSea to bring an immersive art experience to the Los Angeles Maritime Institute's twin Tall Ships in San Pedro. Beyond the Waterfront, a one-night only, site-specific performance, will take place on Saturday, June 24 at 8 p.m. at the Port of Los Angeles. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company Announces 2017/18 Professional Theatre Series
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Theater fills the Lackland Performing Arts Center as Centenary Stage Company announces its 2017 - 18 professional theater line-up.  The Sitnik Theatre is set to burst as this season's main stage professional theater series includes four exciting CSC produced plays; The Learned Ladies, Newsies, Art and Hitler's Tasters.  Centenary Stage Company's Fringe Festival also welcomes three incredibly unique guest productions; Song and Dance Men, Seeger: A Multimedia Solo Show and My Name is Gideon: I'm Probably Going to Die, Eventually as the festival returns for its third installment in the Kutz Theatre. (more...)

Here We Go Again: MAMMA MIA! Sequel Gets Release Date
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Here we go again! Universal has announced that it is officially moving forward on a sequel to the film version of the Broadway mega-hit Mamma Mia. The film, titled, Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! is expected to hit theaters everywhere, July 20, 2018.  (more...)

VIDEO: The Tight Knit Family Gets Their TV Debut: See a Sneak Peek of FALSETTOS on PBS
by Stage Tube - May 19, 2017

The Broadway revival of William Finn and James Lapine's musical FALSETTOS will air as part of PBS' 'Live From Lincoln Center.' See a sneak peek below! (more...)

SeeNoSun OnStage presents DOUBT, A PARABLE 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

On June 1st, 2017, SeeNoSun OnStage will open a four week run of Doubt, A Parable, John Patrick Shanley's controversial Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning drama. The play examines the Catholic Church abuse scandal while trying to answer the question, "What do you do when you're not sure?  (more...)

2017 Obie Award-Winning ICE FACTORY FESTIVAL Comes to New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Artistic Director Robert Lyons proudly presents the 24th annual Obie Award-winning Ice Factory Festival. Ice Factory 2017 takes place at New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. Ice Factory 2017 will present seven new works over seven weeks, running June 28 - August 12. (more...)

SEAGULLS IN THE CHERRY TREE Continues Through 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

No Strings Theatre Company presents the zany new comedy, 'Seagulls in a Cherry Tree ' by William Missouri Downs, directed by NSTC's Artistic Director, Ceil Herman. Downs, author of the two previous NSTC hits, ('Cockeyed' and 'Mad Gravity') described his play as 'the first new Chekhov play in a hundred years!' (more...)

THE WINTER'S TALE From African-American Shakespeare Company Comes to The Taube Atrium This June
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The African-American Shakespeare Company finishes off its 2016/17 season with The Winter's Tale, one of the few Shakespeare plays that has gone unproduced over its 22 years of making theater in San Francisco. The Company's Artistic Director, L. Peter Callender, will direct this production. While he has appeared in the play as an actor four times over his career, this is his first time directing it. 'Our re-imagined adaptation will focus on the telling of the story through the eyes of the young Prince, Mamillius. My hope is empower young people and to explore what happens when a loving family suddenly becomes dysfunctional.' (more...)

Donna McKechnie Brings Cabaret Show to Martinis Above Fourth
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Tony Award winner, Donna McKechnie's new show, Same Place: Another Time, is a musical deja vu celebrating the scintillating 70's in New York City - the heyday of Studio 54. The journey she takes puts a personal spin on the "ingenue" coming to New York, finding love and success, losing her innocence along the way, perhaps, but never her spirit. It is beautifully illuminated by the music of Irving Berlin, Stephen Sondheim, Marvin Hamlisch, Peter Allen, Jim Croce and Leroy Anderson. (more...)

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