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Eugene O'Neill Theatre (New York, NY)
230 West 49th St.

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Based on the novel Portofino P.T.A. by Gerald Green

A bestselling novelist is bored with his suburban life. In an attempt to inject some adventure, he moves his family to Italy in search of glamour and excitement.

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BWW Blog: Nanjibah Khan - The Theatre Sticks With Us
by Guest Blogger: Nanjibah Khan - May 9, 2016

 Many people think theatre is a temporary thing for themselves. Just an enjoyable hobby to pass the time, because it is very frequent that someone who indulges in the theatre does not pursue it as a career. This is why many people don't take theatre as a big part of their life. They may say, "Oh, I was a part of the drama club way back in high school." But what do they not know is that the theatre becomes a part of you that never dies. (more...)

Jason Isbell to Play Hershey Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Jason Isbell is coming to Hershey Theatre on Wednesday, October 5th at 7:30 PM. (more...)

BWW Review: FROM THE HEART Restores June Carter Cash as the Leading Player in Her Own Story
by David Fick - May 5, 2016

In FROM THE HEART, the focus on and celebration of June Carter Cash as an individual is long past due, a welcome realignment of her story from her own perspective rather than as a supporting player in the narrative of her husband, the man in black, Johnny Cash. (more...)

THIRTEEN's 'Secrets of the Dead Teotihuac'n's Lost Kings' Airs on PBS, 5/24
by TV News Desk - May 4, 2016

Two thousand years ago, Teotihuacn was one of the largest cities in the world, a thriving metropolis not far from what is today Mexico City. (more...)

BWW Opera Review: Oh, To Be Abducted from This SERAGLIO at the Met
by Richard Sasanow - May 4, 2016

I wonder whether James Levine imagined that Mozart's DIE ENFUHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL (THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO) would be his swan song as Music Director of the Metropolitan Opera. I think he might have chosen better. (more...)

Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID Begins This Week at The Rose Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

The Rose Theater invites audiences to dive 'Under the Sea' for a swimmingly good time as one of Disney's all-time favorites splashes to life in the Broadway musical adaptation of The Little Mermaid. The show opens June 3 and will run through June 26. (more...)

Master Mixologists: Co-Founders of LIQUID LAB Gregory Lucas & Parker Boase
by Marina Kennedy - May 3, 2016 interviewed Mixologists, Gregory Lucas and Parker Boase of LIQUID LAB and The Attic in NYC. (more...)

No Strings Theatre Company Announces May Events
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

No Strings Theatre Company, located at the Black Box Theatre in downtown Las Cruces, presents a madcap comedy by New York playwright Nell Benjamin, The Explorers Club, as part of its 2015-6 season. The play opens on Friday, May 6 and runs through Sunday, May 22. (more...)

Citizen Cope & Moew Bring Music of Tennessee to Live Streamed Concert Events
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development live-streamed three concerts from West, Middle, and East Tennessee into Congress Park in Downtown Chicago as part of 'THE SOUNDTRACK OF AMERICA: MADE IN TENNESSEE' tourism program. (more...)

BWW Review: FLOWERS FOR MRS HARRIS, Crucible, Sheffield, May 23 2016
by Ruth Deller - May 26, 2016

Clare Burt shines as an ordinary woman with a big dream in Daniel Evans' goodbye to Sheffield Theatres. (more...)

Kristin Kontrol Announces Headline Tour in Support of Debut Album 'X-Communicate'
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Kristin Kontrol will kick off an East Coast tour on June 15 at BSP in Kingston, NY. After the short headline run, which will wrap up on June 22 at Baby's All Right in Brooklyn, NY, she'll be opening for Garbage. (more...)

MY BIG FAT BLONDE MUSICAL to Play Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Theresa Stroll, an overweight actress, moved to Los Angeles to pursue her acting dreams, but found it difficult to avoid the negativity both around her and coming from within her. As she worked toward her goals, she got hit not just with the reality of having to work to pay back her student loans, leaving her little time and energy to put towards actually making her dreams come true, but also with the roadblocks and closed doors she felt were caused by her weight...She'd had enough! (more...)

BWW Review: Winter Park Playhouse Closes Season with Longest Running Musical, THE FANTASTICKS
by April Montgomery - May 23, 2016

THE FANTASTICKS opened for the first time in a small Off-Broadway theater in Greenwich Village in 1960. It has enjoyed astonishing popularity and is still running Off-Broadway to this very day. Recently, the Winter Park Playhouse opened this timeless show to close out its 2015-2016 season. (more...)

BWW Review: BAD JEWS Is A High Energy Comedy Of What Happens When Family Are Forced Together
by Jade Kops - May 21, 2016

BAD JEWS is the hilarious, fiery reunion of three cousins as they come together to mourn the passing of their grandfather. (more...)

VIDEO: David Schwimmer Takes Reservations in New AMC Promo for FEED THE BEAST
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2016

AMC today released a new promo for FEED THE BEAST, featuring David Schwimmer's character Tommy taking reservations for the series premiere on Sunday, June 5th at 10pm ET/PT. (more...)

AMC to Premiere Docu-Drama THE MAKING OF THE MOB: CHICAGO, 7/11
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2016

AMC announced today that the network will premiere the historical mafia docu-drama THE MAKING OF THE MOB: CHICAGO on Monday, July 11 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Toronto's SOULO Theatre Festival to Feature Dramas, Lectures & More
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

This year's creator/performer line up features Rachelle Elie in her original musical comedy solo extravaganza Shit I'm In Love With You Again, local comedian and actor Daniel Stolfitraces his comedy roots in Finding Funny, life coach and sage advisor Darlene Chrissley shares her life philosophies in In Chaos I Trust, storytelling favourite and Canadian Screen Award-winner Rob Norman's I Like You, Do You Like Me? reveals his past and asks the audience to consider their own histories. Improv superstar Natasha Boomer shares exactly what it feels like when you go from guru to corporate liability in All Fired Up, Richard Lett's Sober But Never Clean follows his 30 year career as a comedian, poet, singer-songwriter and more, through the depths of addiction and back again and Broadway veteran Bill Bowers breaks his silence about growing up gay in Montana, studying with Marcel Marceau and life on the Great White Way in It Goes Without Saying. Four SOULO Theatre alumni each present an original autobiographical ten minute show in the second SOULO Salon: Nicola Elbro returns to the SOULO Festival in #grateful, Morgan Joy presents her puppet dramedy The Life Boat, Amish Patel talks eating disorders and comedy in Fat Shamed By My Mom and Silvi Santososhares songs and stories of life as a new immigrant in Bedazzled. (more...)

BWW Review: Towne Centre Theatre's PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 2, 2016

Will Miranne and Daniel Morgan give top-notch performances, playing Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in soon-to-be Lipscomb University theater grad Jonah Jackson's production of Steve Martin's Picasso at the Lapin Agile, now onstage at Brentwood's Towne Centre Theatre through May 7. (more...)

BWW Review: The Moving Company's New Work EVERY SENTENCE IS FOR THE BIRDS Speaks to the Nature of Science and Art and What it Means to be Human
by Jill Schafer - May 2, 2016

The Moving Company is a unique theater company in this town of over 70 theater companies. The descendant of the beloved departed Theatre de la Jeune Lune, MoCo's productions are typically original ensemble-based creations. Like the proverbial box of chocolates, you never know what you're gonna get with them: over-the-top ridiculous comedy, lovely achingly beautiful poignancy, or more likely, somewhere in between. Their new piece EVERY SENTENCE IS FOR THE BIRDS falls more towards the sublime end of the ridiculous-to-sublime spectrum that they cover. The two-person show about a scientist and her subject is both simple and profound, dealing with topics no less than the nature of science and art, and what it means to be human. Words are inadequate to describe The Moving Company's work, so you should just go see it for yourself. I guarantee it's unlike anything you will see on any other stage in town. (more...)

BWW Review: THINGS MISSING/MISSED Gets Abstract at Obsidian Theater
by Brett Cullum - May 19, 2016

Conversations can be hard to follow, and we're never quite sure what is happening with our couple or our hermit. We're just observing them as they try to fill in the gaps in their lives with items and words. (more...)

Frank Langella-Led THE FATHER get One Week Extension at Manhattan Theatre Club
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Father, the new play by Moliere Award winner Florian Zeller, with a translation by two-time Tony Award winner Christopher Hampton (Sunset Boulevard, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, God of Carnage) and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Doubt, Outside Mullingar, City of Conversation) will extend by one week at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). The limited engagement, which opened on April 14 to critical raves, has been extended through Sunday, June 19. (more...)

by TV News Desk - May 17, 2016

AMC announced today that it has greenlit the documentary series, HEROES AND VILLAINS: THE HISTORY OF COMIC BOOKS (Working Title) to be executive produced by Robert Kirkman and David Alpert (“The Walking Dead”) through Skybound Entertainment. The series is slated to premiere in 2017. (more...)

BWW INTERVIEWS: Jonathan Rockefeller, Creator & Producer Of THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW Chats to BWW Sydney
by Jade Kops - May 15, 2016

Following the announcement that THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW was nominated for the Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Family Show and the Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience, BWW Sydney had a chat with Creator and Producer Jonathan Rockefeller. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: The Stephen Sondheim DO I HEAR A WALTZ? Lyric Richard Rodgers Rejected
by Michael Dale - May 13, 2016

A lyric that audiences are enjoying so much at this weekend's Encores! concert is not the one that was originally heard on Broadway. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - David Schwimmer Stars in AMC's News Series FEED THE BEAST
by TV News Desk - May 12, 2016

AMC today released an extended trailer from the network's upcoming original series FEED THE BEAST, now premiering on Sunday, June 5th at 10pm ET/PT. (more...)

Sam Harris Launches Kickstarter to Film One-Man Show HAM: A MUSICAL MEMOIR
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Sam Harris, the Tony award-winning actor, recording artist, playwright, composer, director and best-selling author, is bringing his critically beloved one-man show HAM: A MUSICAL MEMOIR to audiences everywhere. (more...)

THIRTEEN to Present SECRETS OF THE DEAD: Teotihuacan's Lost Kings, 5/24
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2016

SECRETS OF THE DEAD: Teotihuacán's Lost Kings, premiering nationally Tuesday, May 24 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings), follows a team of international scientists who believe they have found the answers to these questions and more in newly discovered chambers beneath Teotihuacán, the first Mega City in the Americas. (more...)

BWW Blog: Annalise Prentiss - SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL at Susquehanna Stage Co.
by Guest Blogger: Annalise Prentiss - May 10, 2016

"Oh, the thinks you can think when you think about...SEUSS!!" Dr. Seuss, as most of us know, was one of the most iconic children's book authors. From One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish,  Blue Fish to There's a Wocket in my Pocket, Dr. Seuss never did fail to amuse children. In 2000, Seussical the Musical debuted on Broadway. Written by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, the musical incorporates all the memory-making Dr. Seuss stories such as Horton Hears a Who, Gertrude McFuzz, The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, and Oh, The Thinks You Can Think! Seussical the Musical was written to carry on the legacy of Dr. Seuss and to grant good times to anyone who sees it, and Susquehanna Stage Company located in Marietta, Pennsylvania, hopes to do just that. (more...)

BWW Review: THE CHERRY ORCHARD Is A Window Into The End Of A Era For The Affluent
by Jade Kops - May 1, 2016

Exposing the complacency of an aristocratic family in a changing world, David Mamet's adaptation of Anton Chekov's farcical tragedy, THE CHERRY ORCHARD unfolds at New Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: Gregory S. Moss' INDIAN SUMMER, a Genial Coming-of-Age Story
by Michael Dale - Jun 9, 2016

Set designer Dane Laffrey has placed 15,000 pounds of sand on stage for this seaside romance. (more...)

BWW Review: THE QUIET HOUSE, Birmingham Rep Theatre, June 1 2016
by Jenny Ell - Jun 2, 2016

As part of Fertility Fest, Gareth Farr's new play The Quiet House has its world premiere at Birmingham Rep this week. This co-production - also between Echo Presents and Park Theatre - is the exploration of a happily married couple in their mid-thirties who are desperate to have a child. After years of trying to conceive, they turn to fertility treatment. The play follows their painful struggle (often literally) towards their ultimate desire and the impact this has on their relationship. (more...)

Jason Isbell & Josh Ritter to Play Fox Theatre, 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

Acclaimed, GRAMMY Award-winning artist Jason Isbell has announced tour dates in Fall 2016 with special guest Josh Ritter. The tour comes to Atlanta on Saturday, September 24 at 8:00 p.m. at the Fox Theatre.  The shows are in support of the recent release of Something More Than Free, his highly anticipated fifth album (Southeastern Records), which won the Grammy Award for Best Americana Album, and includes the song "24 Frames", the Grammy winner for Best American Roots Song. Isbell will be touring with his band The 400 Unit, featuring Derry Deborja (Keys), Chad Gamble (drums), Jimbo Hart (bass) and Sadler Vaden (guitar). (more...)

by Keith Waits - Jun 13, 2016

The Bard's Town gives Chisa Hutchinson's Play Its Louisville Preniere (more...)

Dad's Day Gift Ideas
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016


AMC to Tap Into Today's Political Environment to Promote TURN: WASHINGTON'S SPIES Season 3
by TV News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

In support of the upcoming third season premiere of AMC's Revolutionary War drama, “TURN: Washington's Spies,” the network will launch a witty, tongue-in-cheek multi-platform campaign (more...)

Old Vic Voices Off Events for THE CARETAKER Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

The next series of Old Vic Voices Off events is aligned with The Old Vic's production of Harold Pinter's groundbreaking classic The Caretaker, in a new production directed by Matthew Warchus. (more...)

THE WALKING DEAD: The Complete Sixth Season on Blu-ray, Digital HD & DVD 8/23
by TV News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

To keep your “THE WALKING DEAD appetite satiated, Anchor Bay Entertainment proudly continues the tradition of offering fans an opportunity to relive the ever so satisfying and stirring sixth season. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Stages Theatre Company's NUMBER THE STARS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Opening tonight at Stages Theatre Company (STC): NUMBER THE STARS, based on the Newbery Award winning book by Lois Lowry. (more...)

BWW Review: Fall Head-Over-Glass-Heels in Love with CINDERELLA at Segerstrom Center
by Michael L. Quintos - Apr 27, 2016

Adorable, utterly romantic, and thoroughly winsome, this stage adaptation of Rodgers and Hammerstein's CINDERELLA is, admittedly, a wonderful surprise---filled with dazzling stage ingenuity; a dreamy, sweeping classic score by two legendary titans of musical theater; a revised, 21st-Century-tinged new book by playwright Douglas Carter Beane; magical Tony Award-winning costumes from the great William Ivey Long that will have you wondering 'how'd they do that?' and, lastly, an ensemble cast of terrific actor-singers that will have you cheering its inevitable happy-ever-after. And, if you're anything like me, you too will be easily swept up by its visual and musical loveliness and its endearing, sweet love story.The Broadway musical's Equity National Tour---now in its last weeks---has finally winded itself back to So. Cal., this time for a two-week stay at Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa through May 1, 2016 (the tour then moves on from here to its final scheduled week-long stop at San Francisco's Orpheum Theatre through May 8). (more...)

BWW Opera Review: Met's New ELEKTRA Has the Cast and Conductor--But Where's the Catharsis?
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 26, 2016

The Met's new production of Richard Strauss's ELEKTRA is something to behold, with Vincent Huguet recreating the original by the late Patrice Chereau from France's Aix-en-Provence Festival. Starring the glorious Nina Stemme in the title role--and backed by the stellar performances of Waltraud Meier as Klytamnestra, Adrianne Pieczonka as Chrysothemis and Eric Owens as Orest--this is a cast that would be hard to better. Add to it conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen's insightful, propulsive performance with the great Met orchestra. And, yet, there was…something missing: catharsis--no burst of rapture and the urge to jump up and applaud. (more...)

BWW Interview: A SHINING Hour for Mark Campbell and the Art of Libretto-Writing
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 22, 2016

Do you remember that cataclysmal moment in the Stanley Kubrick film of Stephen King's “The Shining,” when Jack Nicholson axes his way through the bathroom door and says, wild-eyed, “Here's Johnny!” Well, you won't find it in King's book--or in Mark Campbell's libretto for THE SHINING, the new opera written with composer Paul Moravec and directed by Eric Simonson, opening May 7 at the Minnesota Opera as part of its New Works Initiative. (more...)

Lands' End Grows Its 'Lands' Friendly' Sustainability Initiatives For Earth Day 2016
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016


Chicago Humanities to Host One-Day Our Cities Festival in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

On Sunday, May 15, the Chicago Humanities Festival will launch its first ever one-day festival, Our Cities, an exploration of the economic, social, and personal issues facing residents of the cities in our region. (more...)

BWW Review: DURANG DURANG Entertains Theatre-lovers in East Austin
by Amy Bradley - Apr 19, 2016

DURANG DURANG, written by the historical theatre writer/director/actor Christopher Durang, is a farce presented by Oh Dragon Theatre Company. Directed by Dillon Yruegas, presents a creatively staged and lively cast of players to a curious group of onlookers trying to piece together what the collection of stories and scenes mean. True to the theatre company's message of "creating authentic performance in both new and classic works…", DURANG DURANG does not disappoint. The writing style of Christopher Durang is a key element in bringing his plays to life, specifically within the genre of comedy. In the unconventional type of story telling that theater-goers expect from Mr. Durang, this show uses a collection of explosive parody and entertaining scenes, which are presented through farce and energetic execution by the cast. The scenes consist of 6 short one-acts presented with the solid 7 players. They represent unapologetic theatrical references that theatre fans will enjoy - understanding the punchline to the inside jokes. The endearing and exasperating scenes help some members shine and leave others trying to stay afloat. This cheerfully profane and crass comedy will confuse and excite the audience members trying to make sense of the farce. (more...)

BWW Review: Go THE FULL MONTY at Carlisle Theatre Company
by Marakay Rogers - Apr 16, 2016

Artistic director Dustin LeBlanc takes to the stage to lead the story of six unemployed steelworkers with a joint dream and more family and economic problems than can be imagined. (more...)

THE ACCIDENTAL HERO to Play 12th Engagement at Downstairs Cabaret Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Downstairs Cabaret Theatre is honored to present THE ACCIDENTAL HERO, the true story of a WWII officer who ends up liberating the same Czech towns where his grandparents lived. (more...)

Canines Poised for Red Carpet at Creative Pet Rescue Fundraising Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

The Wigglebutt Warriors are set to put the 'fun' in fundraising, as the creative duo hosts the sold-out, red carpet 'Wigglebutts Uncorked' pet-welcoming gala on Saturday evening, April 16, 2016. (more...)

BWW Dance Review: BALLET HISPANICO Starts Strong but Comes up Short at The Joyce
by Juan Michael Porter II - Apr 12, 2016

Magical realism has struck the stage! A group of travelers has set out on a long journey, but the scenario, lighting, and music keep shifting before our eyes. It feels as if we are jumping from one daydream to another. Thus began Ballet Hispanico's 45th Anniversary on the evening of Friday April 9th, 2016 at The Joyce. (more...)

BWW Review: Brooklyn Ballet and Norte Maar Present Balletic Collaborations in COUNTERPOINTE 2016
by Juan Michael Porter II - Apr 11, 2016

Presented by Brooklyn Ballet and Norte Maar, CounterPointe 2016 makes a commendable effort to provide women artist opportunities but falls short of presenting exciting work. (more...)

BWW Recap: SUPERGIRL Tries to Fight Myriad
by Nicole Ackman - Apr 11, 2016

This week's cliff-hanger episode of SUPERGIRL was the first part of the climax the show has been working toward the whole season. Non and Indigo are using Myriad to control all of the people in National City and SUPERGIRL, with the help of Cat Grant and Maxwell Lord, must try to find a way to stop them. But when Max offers a dangerous solution, will Kara choose to risk people's lives or to keep fighting with hope? (more...)

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