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250 W. 52nd St.

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Laser Cutting Machines Market Size to Reach $6.72 Billion by 2024: Grand View Research, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

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Artemisia Announces the World Premiere of VISITING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Artemisia, a Chicago theatre, is proud to announce the world premiere of Visiting, by Ed Proudfoot and directed by Carrie Lee Patterson, April 14 - May 7, at The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway. The opening night is Friday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 2 and 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 6 p.m. Tickets for all performances are $25 and are available at ArtemisiaTheatre.org or by calling 312.725.3780. Group and VIP Passes* are also available. (more...)

First Dates Announced for JERSEY BOYS Tour of the UK and Ireland
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Due to overwhelming public demand, the producers of JERSEY BOYS are delighted to announce a second UK & Ireland Tour, to open at the New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham on 16 December 2017. (more...)

SHEAR MADNESS Extends Breaking Record 11-week Run in Florida Rep's ArtStage Studio
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Now playing in Florida Rep's ArtStage Studio Theatre, 'Shear Madness' will extend its nearly sold out run to April 2nd, setting an 11-week record for the theatre. And for its final week, Florida Rep welcomes Lisa McMillan to the cast, who is currently appearing in the New York production. (more...)

BWW Review: THE GREAT COMET Outshines HAMILTON in Perry T's Annual Broadway Roundup
by Perry Tannenbaum - Mar 7, 2017

Perry T's latest New York Roundup includes six Broadway shows; NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET, HAMILTON, A BRONX TALE, IN TRANSIT, PARAMOUR, and ON YOUR FEET! plus three off-Broadway shows; PRUDENCIA HART, SPAMILTON, and CAGNEY (more...)

New Young Adult Novel EARTH TO SKYE is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Told in a manner that is both endearing and revealing, Earth to Skye deals with real-life challenges and bigger than life questions. Through the eyes of sixteen-year-old Liv, the novel takes the reader on a journey from high school to the mountains of the Himalaya as Liv finds ways to cope after she loses her best friend Skye to an opiate overdose. (more...)

ROCK OF AGES is Latest Benefit Production in Broadway Comes to the Cape
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2017

Broadway Comes To The Cape will bring the Broadway musical Rock Of Ages to Cape Cod for the first time this summer.  Broadway Comes To The Cape, which is a benefit for Cape Cod Child Development and Cape Conservatory, presents the hit musical which ended its 6 year Broadway run last year.  The production will bring both New York and local talent to the Tilden Arts Center at Cape Cod Community College in Hyannis.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Theatrical Convention Clashes with a Young Bohemian in Theatre Three's PASSING STRANGE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

A fresh and exciting 2008 Tony Award winner from singer-songwriter and performance artist Stew, Passing Strange embarks on a journey across boundaries of place, identity and theatrical convention. The musical tells the story of a young bohemian who charts a course for 'the real' through sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll. Infectious, exhilarating, deeply spiritual and emotional, audiences will never forget Passing Strange! (more...)

Frankie Valli to Return to Playhouse Square This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Their last six Playhouse Square shows have been sellouts...not surprising considering Frankie Valli's three-and-a-half-octave vocal range, plus over 100 million records sold with multi-decade hits for Valli and his Four Seasons. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Rag Lady Productions' THE GEEZE AND ME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

What if there was a musical - simultaneously serious and hilarious - that explores the wild ride of life's later years, addressing the good, the bad and the ugly of aging? Rag Lady Productions presents the World Premiere of THE GEEZE AND ME, a new musical featuring a troupe of baby boomers who sing, dance, and hobble their way through issues of retirement,mobility, and more. The show will play the Tenth Avenue Arts Center downtown San Diego, March 31st through April 29th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Launches Late Night Drag Series with Miss Vodka Stinger, Cacophany Daniels & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

After years of presenting some of New York's most beloved and fabulous drag performers, Feinstein's/54 Below launches an ongoing Late Night Drag Series. Curated by Garth Schilling (also known to the drag community as Miss Vodka Stinger), the new Late Night Drag Series features a rotating roster of up-and-coming and legendary New York City drag performers on select Thursday nights at 11:30PM with $20 tickets and a two-drink minimum. (more...)


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Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 3/26/2017
by BWW - Mar 26, 2017

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America's #1 Frankie Valli Tribute Show Comes to Broadway Theatre of Pitman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

Let's Hang On! captures the trademark vocal virtuosity, tight harmonies, and crisp choreography that made The Four Seasons one of the greatest vocal groups of all time. This fullown stage show includes all the great Four Seasons' mega hits like: Sherry, Big Girls Don't Cry, Walk Like A Man, Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You, December '63, Who Loves You, and many more mega hits of the 60's. If you liked Jersey Boys, you'll love Let's Hang On! (more...)

Lucas Hnath's Broadway-Bound A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 to Premiere at South Coast Repertory
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

South Coast Repertory is producing the world premiere of Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2 on the Julianne Argyros Stage, April 9-30. (more...)

Frist Center Presents PATTERN RECOGNITION, 4/29-10/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Bringing together experimental videos and digital photographs by four artists working in the Middle Tennessee region, Pattern Recognition explores the expressive potential of digital media. (more...)

Photo Flash: Red Tape Theatre & Walkabout Theater Company Present MOTHER OF SMOKE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Red Tape Theatre and Walkabout Theater Company are pleased to present the world premiere of MOTHER OF SMOKE, a co-created production inspired by the collision of Chuck Mee's Trojan Women: A Love Story and Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard, playing March 23 - April 15, 2017 at Pride Arts Center (The Broadway), 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago. Directed by Walkabout's Artistic Director Thom Pasculli+, MOTHER OF SMOKE features original writing by Emma Stanton+, Morgan McNaught, Lucas Baisch and Ruth Margraff* with original music and text by Lucia Thomas. Tickets are currently available at www.redtapetheatre.org.  (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Returns to The Arsht Center 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

More than 28,000 theatergoers cheered when JERSEY BOYS made its premiere in Miami in 2011. Worldwide, more than 20 million people have seen JERSEY BOYS. And now, the show that made critics and audiences cheer will return to the Arsht Center!   (more...)

The New York Philharmonic Very Young People's Concerts Concludes 12th Season, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The New York Philharmonic Very Young People's Concerts (VYPCs), for children ages 3 to 6, will conclude its 12th season Sunday, April 30, 2017, at 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. and Monday, May 1 at 10:30 a.m. at Merkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67th Street. The program, titled “Woodwinds,” is the final of three installments in Philharmonic Families, the season's theme that presents an overview of the entire orchestra. The “Woodwinds” program will feature Philharmonic musicians performing selections from Rossini's La gazza ladra Overture and Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin as well as “This Violist Went Wandering,” set to the tune of “Once an Austrian Went Yodeling.” Hosted again by Philharmonic Associate Principal Viola Rebecca Young, the program will feature Philharmonic flutist Yoobin Son, Associate Principal Oboe Sherry Sylar, Acting Associate Principal Clarinet Pascual Martínez Forteza, guest bassoonist Harrison Miller, and horn player R. Allen Spanjer. Production designer Doug Fitch — with whom the Philharmonic has collaborated on several acclaimed staged productions, and who began his involvements in Philharmonic VYPCs in January 2017 — created artwork for the concert, which also features Philippe the Penguin, a character created for the series. (more...)

BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS Sing Their Way Onto The Bushnell's Stage
by Carissa Chesanek - Mar 23, 2017

There's a reason why the musical, Jersey Boys is such a hit, and last night the audience at The Bushnell got to experience all the hype.  (more...)

360repco to Present HAPPY NEW REGIME: APRIL FOOLS to Benefit the NYCLU
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Whether you are pro- or anti- the new Trump Administration, you are aware of the myriad changes our country is currently being confronted with. We thought it would be helpful to give artist the platform to express their thoughts. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at JERSEY BOYS, Coming to the Ahmanson This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

'Jersey Boys,' with book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe, choreography by Sergio Trujillo, and direction by Des McAnuff, will run at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre beginning May 16 for an opening night on May 18. Performances will continue through June 24, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the touring cast in action below! (more...)

Palm Beach Dramaworks Celebrates 17th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

'Oh, it's very pretty, isn't it! We're going to have fun,' Truman Capote said as he walked into his Black & White Ball on November 28, 1966, according to The New York Times. He might have said the same thing on March 11, had he walked into the Kravis Center's Cohen Pavilion for Palm Beach Dramaworks  (more...)

TOO EARLY FOR CRICKETS to Be Presented at Theater Barn in Staged Reading 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Ridgefield Theater Barn is proud to present a staged reading of the original play Too Early for Crickets, by Marlene Fanta Shyer, Tuesday, March 28th at 7pm.   (more...)

Paul Shaffer, Maurice Hines, and Justin Vivian Bond Set as Presenters at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Veteran entertainer Maurice Hines, "trans-genre" artist Justin Vivian Bond, comedian Jim David, and musician Paul Shaffer have been set as presenters at the 32nd annual Bistro Awards on Monday, March 13 at 6:30pmat Gotham Comedy Club. Hines, Bond, and David are, themselves, previous Bistro Award honorees. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS to Return to Glasgow Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Due to overwhelming public demand, the producers of JERSEY BOYS are delighted to announce a second UK & Ireland Tour with a two-week run at the King's Theatre, Glasgow next year. (more...)

Shadowbox Live to Confess Its GUILTY PLEASURES This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Guilty Pleasures. Everybody has them. What? You think you don't? This spring, Shadowbox Live confesses. Original sketch comedy and live rock 'n' roll reveal all with their latest show, opening Thursday, March 23 at their Brewery District theater, 503 S. Front Street.  (more...)

The Poetry Project Announces 50th Anniversary Gala Honoring Anne Waldman 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Poetry Project will host its first-ever gala in celebration of its 50th anniversary on Thursday, April 27, 2017. The gala will honor Anne Waldman for her radical and inspiring contributions to international contemporary poetry and activism, and for her past leadership of The Poetry Project. The evening will include performances by composer and performance artist Laurie Anderson, writer and vocalist LaTasha Diggs, and choreographer Yoshiko Chuma. (more...)

Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn Announces Second Chef Dinner for Robert Altman's POPEYE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn will present its second Chef Dinner for Robert Altman's 1980 cult-classic POPEYE on Tuesday, March 28th. (more...)

Peak Performances to Present ALL TERRAIN STRING FESTIVAL: BOLCOM 4X4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Peak Performances will present the All Terrain String Festival: Bolcom 4x4, a three-day festival in which four of the world's foremost string quartets will perform the work of prolific Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer William Bolcom, along with music by a wide variety of other composers, from Mozart to Dizzy Gillespie. (more...)

BWW Recap: The 32nd Bistro Awards Honor the Year's Best in Cabaret, Comedy and Jazz at Gotham Comedy Club
by Casey Mink - Mar 14, 2017

At the 32nd Bistro Awards on March 13, produced by Sherry Eaker, attendees hunkered down at Gotham Comedy Club in the hours before a blizzard hit Manhattan to honor the best in the year's cabaret, comedy and jazz performances. Of course, the prospect of a little snow wouldn't deter honorees from coming out, though it did slightly impact the order of the evening's events, shifting the "grand finale" to the "grand opening." (more...)

BWW Recap: The 32nd Bistro Awards Honor Best of Cabaret, Comedy and Jazz at Gotham Comedy Club
by Casey Mink - Mar 14, 2017

At the 32nd Bistro Awards on March 13, produced by Sherry Eaker, attendees hunkered down at Gotham Comedy Club in the hours before a blizzard hit Manhattan to honor the best in the year's cabaret, comedy and jazz performances. Of course, the prospect of a little snow wouldn't deter honorees from coming out, though it did slightly impact the order of the evening's events, shifting the 'grand finale' to the 'grand opening.' (more...)

LegalShield Honors Its Top Independent Associates with Lady of Justice Awards at Annual LevelUp Convention
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

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DigiFabCon Explores How the Innovation Economy's Digital...
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

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Photo Flash: New Pre-Production Rehearsal Photos of the cast of THE GEEZE & ME!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

What if there was a musical - simultaneously serious and hilarious, that explores the wild ride of life's later years, addressing the good, the bad and the ugly of aging? Rag Lady Productions is thrilled to announce the World Premiere of THE GEEZE AND ME, a new MUSICAL featuring a troupe of baby boomers who sing, dance, and hobble their way through issues of retirement, leakage, and more. At THE TENTH Avenue Arts Center downtown San Diego, March 31st through April 29th.  (more...)

Casting Announced for Salisbury Playhouse's BEFORE THE PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Casting has been announced for Salisbury Playhouse's new production of Rodney Ackland's Before the Party. (more...)

Principal Casting Announced For National Ballet of Canada's PINNOCHIO, 3/11-24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for the world premiere of Pinocchio by choreographer Will Tuckett. (more...)

Scoop: THE REAL O'NEALS on ABC - Tuesday, March 14, 2017
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Get all the scoop on THE REAL O'NEALS, airing on ABC on Tuesday, March 14, 2017! (more...)

Cloud Security Market Size Worth USD 13.93 Billion by 2024: Grand View Research, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

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Blockchain Technology Market Size Worth USD 7.74 Billion By 2024: Grand View Research, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

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Photo Flash: First Look at The Group Rep's Extended WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Group Rep extends their well-received production of Agatha Christie's New York Critic's Circle Award-winning play, Witness for the Prosecution, directed by Jules Aaron and featuring Guest Artist Salome Jens, a mystery about a man on trial for murder whose enigmatic wife is called as a 'witness for the prosecution' whereupon a series of plot twists, deceptions and lies are dramatically uncovered. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Thaw Out the Winter Chill at The Meatpacking District's 4th Annual Open Market
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

With an atmosphere resembling both a lavish soiree and an intimate block-party, Open Market is a celebration of the Meatpacking District's business community. (more...)

Smart Transportation Market Size Worth USD 285.12 Billion by 2024: Grand View Research, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

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HAPPY 90TH BIRTHDAY MR. BELAFONTE: A Loving Celebration and Concert for a Living Legend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Get ready for an inspiring, joyful, heartfelt evening from the music stage of one of the most beloved legends of our time. The performing family of Harry Belafonte is coming together to celebrate this pivotal birthday and to reflect on life on the road with Harry. Join us for a special and rare evening of a loving celebration concert in appreciation of what it is to be an artist, a humanitarian, an activist for human dignity and justice. (more...)

Leon Archer Releases SECONED LIVES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

'Second Lives': a heartwarmingly unpredictable story of connection and renewal. 'Second Lives' is the creation of published author Leon Archer, a career high school librarian and avid outdoorsman who has been honored with the New York State Outdoor Writers' Association's Excellence in Craft award six times for his other published works. Mr. Archer is a committed Christian and has been actively involved in his church since 1968. He presently lives in Fulton, New York with Geraldine, his wife of fifty-five years. (more...)

The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center presents BATTLE OF THE BITCHES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center has announced a special, one night only performance by two legendary drag icons, Jackie Beat and Sherry Vine, in Battle of the Bitches. On Sunday, March 26 at 7pm at the Center's Renberg Theatre, the two formidable queens will go head to head in a no-holds-barred, anything goes, musical melee. (more...)

UV Tapes Market to Reach USD 677.2 Million by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

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BWW Review: WHO AM I THIS TIME? (& OTHER CONUNDRUMS OF LOVE) at Circle Theater
by Robin Bangert - Feb 20, 2017

It was a packed house last night at Fort Worth's charming Circle Theater for the preview of Director Aaron Posner's "Who Am I This Time? (& Other Conundrums of Love)". Classic 60's love songs gently set the tone and era as a cheerful audience settled into their seats. The play is based on three short stories by famed author Kurt Vonnegut. Our subject for the evening, apropos for Valentine's weekend is, of course, love. The universal language and the universal puzzle. Over the course of three separate stories, seven actors playing 14 roles collectively delve into the many incarnations of love. (more...)

Photo Flash: Theatre Three presents PASSING STRANGE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

A fresh and exciting 2008 Tony Award winner from singer-songwriter and performance artist Stew, Passing Strange embarks on a journey across boundaries of place, identity and theatrical convention. The musical tells the story of a young bohemian who charts a course for 'the real' through sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll. Infectious, exhilarating, deeply spiritual and emotional, audiences will never forget Passing Strange! (more...)

Photo Flash: Circle Theatre Gears Up for WHO AM I THIS TIME?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The subject of this play-as we are told at the outset-is love, pure and complicated. Adapted from three Kurt Vonnegut stories, playwright Aaron Posner sews together a seamless evening of hilarity. Down a well-worn path, hand-in-hand, take a walk with seven versatile actors as you catch a genuine glimpse into humankind's most elusive sentiment. Real folks. Real fun. Real love. (more...)

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