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HAMILTON's Daniel J. Watts and More Join 'THE DEATH OF THE LAST BLACK MAN' at Signature Theatre; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the Signature Theatre production of The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World, by Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Westport Country Playhouse's 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Actor Richard Thomas will host Westport Country Playhouse's 2016 Gala "The Night They Invented Champagne: Celebrating Lerner & Loewe" on Monday evening, September 19.  Performing the music of the legendary Broadway composing team will be artists Britney Coleman, Kristen Hahn, Robert Sean Leonard, Stephen Mark Lukas, Howard McGillin, Ciara Renee, Mary Testa, Richard Troxell, Max von Essen, Nicholas Ward, and members of the New York Theatre Ballet.  Gala Director is Chase Brock, with musical direction by Mary-Mitchell Campbell.  (more...)

SCREWTAPE LETTERS and 'MARTIN LUTHER' Set for Fellowship for Performing Arts' NYC Return
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Fellowship for Performing Arts announced today their return to New York with the 2016/2017 season at the Pearl Theatre (555 West 42nd Street). (more...)

2016 United Solo Festival Presents LISTEN...CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Intrigued by her history of growing up with deaf parents, Gloria Rosen (writer/performer) was encouraged by an extraordinary acting coach, Peter Flint, to find her own voice through telling her story in play form. (more...)

Master Mixologist: GREEN FIG Beverage Manager Zack Khalifa
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 19, 2016

Zack Khalifa, Beverage Manager of Green Fig at YOTEL in Hell's Kitchen, is our 'Master Mixologist.' (more...)

Trans Woman's Crowdfunding Campaign Becomes Award-Winning Show, Heads to NYC.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Former homeless youth and transgender woman's crowdfunding campaign (Please Give Me Your Money So I Can Buy a Vagina!) becomes award-winning show and joins the world's largest solo festival in New York City.  Julia is a transgender woman who came out at fourteen, survived homelessness and had the misfortune of coming out as a writer at the tender age of twenty-five. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces $5 Lottery for A LIFE with David Hyde Pierce
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Monday, September 19, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their world premiere production of A Life, a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (A Small Fire, The Drunken City at Playwrights; The Receptionist; The Thugs; Swimming in the Shallows). (more...)

Sarah DeLappe's THE WOLVES Extends Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Katherine Kovner and Producing DirectorRoberta Pereira, extends the world premiere of Sarah Delappe's The Wolves to September 29. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at All-Female Soccer Play THE WOLVES Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Directed by Lila Neugebauer and featuring a company of ten female actors - Mia Barron, Brenna Coates, Jenna Dioguardi, Samia Finnerty, Midori Francis, Lizzy Jutila, Sarah Mezzanotte, Tedra Millan, Lauren Patten (Fun Home), and Susannah Perkins ­- Sarah DeLappe's award-winning debut play THE WOLVES will now run in an extended World Premiere through September 29 at The Realm's new home for the season The Duke on 42nd Street. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Stage, Screen Star and 'Broadway Stories' Host Todd Buonopane
by Behind the Curtain - Sep 18, 2016

Get out your calendars as Rob, Kevin and special guest Todd Buonopane, host of the amazing podcast Broadway Stories, sit down and discuss all the shows slated to open in the 2016-2017 Season. From plays to musicals, revivals to special events, these three folks cover it all! Plus: Donny & Marie's summer stock appearances, the brilliance of The Great Muppet Caper, and Alton Brown's dinner theatre experience!  (more...)

MOTOWN Cast Members Reunite at Broadway Sessions, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2016

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano.  (more...)

United Solo Festival Presents CALL FOSSE AT THE MINSKOFF
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

2016 United Solo Festival will present writer/performer Mimi Quillin in her solo piece, Call Fosse at the Minskoff,  on Saturday, September 17 at 2pm, Thursday, September 22 at 9pm, Friday, September 23 at 9pm, and Monday, September 26 at 9pm at The Studio Theatre @ Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street - just east of Broadway.) Tickets are $20.25 and may be obtained through Telecharge.com or (212) 239-6200.  September 22 and September 26 performances are sold out. More info: http://unitedsolo.org/us/callfosse-2016/. (more...)

Sheffield Theatres Announce Full Casting for Irving Berlin's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Sheffield Theatres today announces the cast for its major new revival of Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun. Paul Foster directs Anna-Jane Casey as Annie Oakley and Ben Lewis as Frank Butler, with Nicolas Colicos (Buffalo Bill), Mike Denman (Pawnee Bill), Lauren Hall (Winnie Tate), Matthew Malthouse (Foster Wilson), Timothy Quinlan (Charlie Davenport), Cleve September (Tommy Keeler), Maggie Service (Dolly Tate), Karl Seth (Chief Sitting Bull), and completing the ensemble, Josh Andrews, Ronan Burns, Emma Caffrey, Matthew Croke, Omari Douglas, Rosie Fletcher, Melissa James, Jasmine Kerr, Natasha Mould, Jak Skelly, Leah West and Emma Woods (ensemble and Dance Captain). The production opens on 14 December, with previews from 8 December, and runs until 14 January.   (more...)

ME AND ELLA and MARRY HARRY Slated for York's Musical Readings Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The York Theatre Company, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present staged readings of two new musicals: me and ella, written and performed by Andrea Frierson, with music direction and arrangements by Ron Abel; and Marry Harry, with book by Jennifer Robbins, music by Dan Martin, and lyrics by Michael Biello, at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).   (more...)

Musical Theatre Factory Sets Full 2016-17 Season with Residencies, Concerts, Roundtables & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

On the heels of joining Playwrights Horizons Resident Company Program, Musical Theatre Factory (MTF), under the direction of Founding Artistic Director Shakina Nayfack, has announced its first full season of programming since its founding in January 2014. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for THE SOUND OF MUSIC in Indianapolis This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Tickets are on sale now for the brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien. This lavish new production will make its Indianapolis premiere January 10-15, 2017 at the Old National Centre as part of a North American tour.  (more...)

KIM, Solo Show About Transgender Filmmaker, Set for United Solo
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Diverging Elements Theatre Co. will present KIM, written and performed by Daniel Burns, as part of the United Solo Festival at Theatre Row. (more...)

VIDEO: Cast of JERSEY BOYS Perform on 'America's Got Talent'
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

On last night's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT, New York crooner Sal Valentinetti joined the cast of the Tony Award winning Broadway musical JERSEY BOYS for a performance of 'Oh What a Night.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at ZORA NEALE HURSTON Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

To celebrate Zora Neale Hurston's 125th birthday, Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre, in association with Castillo Theatre, will present 'Zora Neale Hurston: a Theatrical Biography' by Laurence Holder from October 20 to November 20 at Castillo Theatre, 543 West 42nd Street. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast and the historical figures they embody! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of TICK, TICK...BOOM!'
by Walter McBride - Sep 15, 2016

Starring George Salazar, Nick Blaemire and Ciara Renee, this thrilling work by the late, great Jonathan Larson. Tick, Tick...BOOM! has book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Meet the cast below! (more...)

14th Annual NY Burlesque Festival Will Include Over 100 Performers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The Annual New York Burlesque Festival is the largest and most acclaimed festival of its kind in the world, and has attracted sold-out crowds since it's premiere in 2003.  This fall marks the 14th year for this celebrated event, and producers, Thirsty Girl & Pontani  Productions will once again, serve up 4 nights of glitter and glamour in Gotham, with over 120 eye-popping performances from international leading burlesque and variety entertainers at five of NYC's hottest nightclubs. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Opens 2016/2017 Season with BILLY ELLIOT: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre opens a monumental new season with the triumphant Billy Elliot: The Musical through October 16. The Tony Award-winning musical features infectious music by the incomparable Sir Elton John including "Shine," "Solidarity,"  "Electricity," and many more!    (more...)

York Theatre Company Announces Fall Developmental Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director), as part of its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present staged readings of two new musicals: me and ella, written and performed by Andrea Frierson, with music direction and arrangements byRon Abel; and Marry Harry, with book by Jennifer Robbins, music by Dan Martin, and lyrics by Michael Biello, at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Louder Than Words! Inside Rehearsal with the Company of TICK, TICK...BOOM! Off-Broadway
by Walter McBride - Sep 15, 2016

The limited Off-Broadway engagement of Tick, Tick... BOOM! will run at The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues) beginning Tuesday, Oct 4th, and continue through November 20th only, with opening night set for Thursday, October 20th. The company just met the press, and BroadwayWorld has photos of them in rehearsal below! (more...)


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David De Almo to Present OCCASIONALLY EMPLOYED at United Solo 2016
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The 2016 United Solo Theatre Festival will present 'David De Almo is Occasionally Employed' on Saturday, September 17th at 6PM at The Studio Theatre @ Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Leon Addison Brown, Sahr Ngaujah and Noah Robbins to Star in Signature Theatre's 'MASTER HAROLD' ... AND THE BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the Signature Theatre production of 'Master Harold' ... and the boys, written and directed by Tony Award winner Athol Fugard. (more...)

THE CHERRY ORCHARD, Starring Diane Lane, Begins Tomorrow on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

A friendly reminder! Roundabout Theatre Company presents Diane Lane, Chuck Cooper, Tavi Gevinson, John Glover, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Harold Perrineau and Joel Grey in a new production of The Cherry Orchard, starting tomorrow, September 15, on Broadway. (more...)

A TASTE OF HONEY Revival Extends Through October 30 Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

In response to popular demand, The Pearl Theatre Company extends Shelagh Delaney's A Taste of Honey to October 30. Directed by Austin Pendleton, this production marks the play's first New York revival in 35 years. (more...)

Meditation Expert to Lead the Audience of Off-Broadway's SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS in Post-Show Meditation
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Producer Eva Price announced today that meditation teacher and New York Times best-selling author Sharon Salzberg will lead a brief post-show meditation and discussion of the critically acclaimed play Small Mouth Sounds on Friday, September 16 at the Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). The discussion will be moderated by New York Times reporter and author of Mindful Work,David Gelles. Tickets can be purchased through Ticket Central via www.ticketcentral.com, by calling 212.279.4200, or in person at 416 W. 42nd Street (12-8pm daily). (more...)

Nicolas Dromard and Drew Seeley Will Join JERSEY BOYS Later This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

The producers of the Tony, Grammy & Olivier Award-Winning Best Musical Jersey Boysannounced today that Nicolas Dromard and Drew Seeley will join the Broadway cast in the roles of Tommy DeVito and Bob Gaudio (respectively) beginning Tuesday, September 20th. Richard H. Blake and Quinn VanAntwerp will play their final performances this Sunday, September 18th. (more...)

PRYOR TRUTH Pays Tribute to Comedian Richard Pryor
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

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Rita McKenzie's ETHEL MERMAN'S BROADWAY to Encore at Feinstein's/54 Below This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below is presenting the triumphant return of Rita McKenzie's award-winning ETHEL MERMAN'S BROADWAY, the country's longest-running one-woman musical, September 28th at 7 PM. (more...)

Beth Kirkpatrick Enrolls for BROADWAY SESSIONS 'Back to School' Edition
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

This today, September 15th, BROADWAY SESSIONS goes back to school, welcoming an all star roster of Broadway talent performing songs from the roles they played in their high school musicals. (more...)

The Maxamoo Podcast Reviews CAUGHT, THE JAMB, THE WOLVES, AUBERGINE, BEARS IN SPACE, More
by Maxamoo - Sep 14, 2016

Seeing good shows produces good episodes and the shows we saw this week were great! David, Diep and Lindsay discuss the latest beyond Broadway in New York City theater.  (more...)

Michael Hildebrandt Announces DEWYNTERS for Germany
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

It was announced today that Michael Hildebrandt, until recently Director of Strategy and Development at Stage Entertainment Germany, will launch Dewynters in Germany. The new agency will join Dewynters in London and Spotco in New York, as part of reach4entertainment's growing global portfolio of leading entertainment and event marketing agencies. (more...)

MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS to Make U.S. Debut at the New Vic This Fall
by BroadwayWorld JR - Sep 14, 2016

Following a critically acclaimed season in the UK, Mr. Popper's Penguins comes to The New Victory for its American debut from October 14 - 30, 2016.  (more...)

Expert to Lead SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS Audience in Post-Show Meditation, Talkback
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Producer Eva Price announced today that meditation teacher and New York Times best-selling author Sharon Salzberg will lead a brief post-show meditation and discussion of the critically acclaimed play Small Mouth Sounds on Friday, September 16 at the Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: Take a Look at the Opening Night of MAYES & HARNAR's DOUBLE TAKE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Last night Sally Mayes and Jeff Harnar opened the further performances of their cabaret show, Double Take: Sally Mayes and Jeff Harnar at the same time! The pair will perform the show on Wednesdays September 21 & 28 at 7pm and again on Thursday 20 October at 2pm, as part of a special cabaret convention week. All performances will take place at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. (more...)

Photo: James Corden Appears in One-Night-Only Cameo in Broadway's ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The sold out house at Disney's ALADDIN on Broadway had a 4th wish granted when CBS 'Late Late Show' star James Corden made a surprise one-night-only appearance during the show-stopping number 'Friend Like Me' last Friday night September 9th. (more...)

The Actors Company Theatre Kicks Off 2016-17 Season With Revival of SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

TACT (Scott Alan Evans, Artistic Executive Director; Nora Chester, Associate Artistic Director; Jeffrey C. Hawkins, Associate Artistic Director) today began rehearsals for the cast for a rare NY revival of Oliver Goldsmith's She Stoops To Conquer, which will kick off the theatre's 2016 - '17 season.     (more...)

Coastway Community Bank Sponsors 42ND STREET at PPAC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

J.L. "Lynn" Singleton, President of the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), is pleased to announce that Coastway Community Bank is the sponsor of 42nd Street. The quintessential backstage musical comedy classic 42nd Street will celebrate a limited engagement at PPAC with a sparkling new production, March 24 - 26, 2017. (more...)

James Corden Appears in ALADDIN for a One-Night-Only Cameo
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

The sold out house at Disney's Aladdin on Broadway had a 4th wish granted when CBS 'Late Late Show' star James Corden made a surprise one-night-only appearance during the show-stopping number 'Friend Like Me' last Friday night September 9th. (more...)

Reeger & Scrofano-Led THE GIN GAME, ROCK OF AGES and More Set for Drury Lane Theatre's 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Drury Lane Theatre has announced the complete lineup of its 2017/2018 season, opening with Chicago, having attained the exclusive rights to revitalize the sensational mega-hit with home town authenticity. (more...)

Crystal Finn Joins Roundabout Underground's KINGDOM COME; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Rehearsals begin tomorrow, Tuesday, September 13, for the world-premiere production of Kingdom Come by Jenny Rachel Weiner, directed by Kip Fagan, as part of Roundabout's 50th Anniversary Season. (more...)

United Solo Festival Presents HOPE STREET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

In 1919, three teenage friends from a rough neighborhood in Philly run away to New York City with stolen money for a last week of wild boyhood freedom before returning to the consequences. One of these three boys, Jimmy Hall, grew up to be my grandfather, a bare-knuckles boxer who trained with the legendary Jack Dempsey, and who used those skills later in alleyways against federal agents. (more...)

Walnut Street Theatre Opens 208th Season with Rodgers and Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 208th season with Rodgers and Hammerstein's Tony Award-winning romantic musical, SOUTH PACIFIC. Directed by Charles Abbott, with choreography by Michelle Gaudette, this production begins previews on September 6th, opens on September 14th and runs through October 23rd on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: The United Solo Festival Presents A JEWISH JOKE
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2016

United Solo Festival will present writer/performerPhil Johnson in his latest solo work, A Jewish Joke - a drama about comedy as relevant today is it was during the McCarthy era - in a single performance on Saturday, September 17th at 4pm at The Studio Theatre @ Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street - just east of Broadway.) (more...)

Daniel Sullivan to Helm Steven Levenson's New Play IF I FORGET; Off-Broadway Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

As previously announced, Roundabout Theatre Company will present former Roundabout Underground playwright Steven Levenson's (The Unavoidable Disappearance Of Tom Durnin; Dear Evan Hansen) new play, If I Forget, directed by Daniel Sullivan.  (more...)

Class in Session! BROADWAY SESSIONS to Go Back to School This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

This Thursday, September 15th, BROADWAY SESSIONS goes 'Back to School,' welcoming an all-star roster of Broadway talent performing songs from the roles they played in their high school musicals.  (more...)

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