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Playwrights Horizons (New York, NY)
416 West 42nd St.(between 9th & 10th Aves)

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Based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr.

The anachronistic show explores the lives of the nine presidential assassins and would-be assassins, weaving together fictional scenes where the characters interact among each other with real-life events.


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QUEEN OF THE MIST to be Taped for New York Public Library, 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2011

Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theater company, has announced that its acclaimed production of Queen of the Mist, words and music by five-time Tony Award nominee Michael John LaChiusa, directed by four-time Drama Desk Award nominee Jack Cummings III, will be taped for the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Theatre on Film and Tape Archive on December 1. (more...)

Tickets for WICKED in Sacramento Go On Sale 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2011

WICKED, the most anticipated musical production of the 2011 - 2012 Broadway Sacramento season will go on sale to the public this Saturday, December 3 at 7:00 a.m. exclusively in person at the Community Center Theater Box Office, 1301 L Street, in Sacramento. Beginning at 10:00 a.m., remaining tickets will be available for purchase by phone at (916) 557-1999, (916) 808-5181, in person at The Wells Fargo Pavilion Box Office at 1419 H Street in Sacramento, and online through Tickets.com. There is an 8-ticket limit per person. (more...)

Signature Theatre Presents Holiday Follies Cabaret 12/13-23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2011

Break out the tinsel, pour the eggnog, and light up the yule log! The holiday season is here and that means Signature Theatre will be hosting its annual holiday celebration, Holiday Follies from December 13th - December 23rd. (more...)

BWW Toronto Awards Update 11/29 - Have You Voted?
by BWW - Nov 29, 2011

There's just 4 weeks left to go in voting for the 2011 Toronto Awards and here is the latest update! Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recipients of a 2011 BroadwayWorld Toronto Award? There is no time to waste, click on the voting link and make your opinion count! Below are the stats so far as of Monday November 29, 2011. (more...)

BWW Cleveland Awards Update 11/29 - Have You Voted?
by BWW - Nov 29, 2011

There's just 4 weeks left to go in voting for the 2011 Cleveland Awards and here is the latest update! Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recipients of a 2011 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Award? There is no time to waste, click on the voting link and make your opinion count! Below are the stats so far as of Tuesday November 29, 2011 (more...)

Immediate Medium Presents THE ASSASSINS CHASE PINOCCHIO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2011

Immediate Medium returns to Clemente Soto Velez Cultural & Educational Center during the 2012 APAP Conference with The Assassins Chase Pinocchio, an experimental multimedia adaptation of Carlo Collodi's original 1883 coming-of-age tale, The Adventures of Pinocchio. Featuring a 20-foot shark's mouth created using only a video camera and a zipper, an anarchic children's dance party on the Island of Crazy Sweet Candy Chaos, and a psychedelic soundtrack by indie rockers Alex Bleeker of Real Estate (Best Albums of October 2011, BBC Music) and G. Lucas Crane of Woods (Best New Music, Pitchfork), the show uses a playful mix of physical comedy and experimental theater techniques to introduce Immediate Medium's interdisciplinary aesthetic to a new, yet very avant-garde audience: children. Performances will take place at Clemente Soto Velez Cultural & Educational Center, 107 Suffolk Street, New York, N.Y., on Friday, January 6 at 7:00pm, and Saturday, January 7 and Sunday, January 8 at 2pm and 5pm. Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for children and can be purchased online at immediatemedium.org or by phone at (866) 811-4111. Appropriate for children ages 4, 24, 34 and 104. (And those in between.) (more...)

WICKED Announces $25 Lottery Seats
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2011

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held daily for WICKED, which will be performing from December 7-31 at the Detroit Opera House. (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris to Co-Host on LIVE! WITH KELLY, 11/28 - 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2011

Award-winning actor NEIL PATRICK HARRIS will return to New York City to join Kelly Ripa as guest co-host on 'LIVE! with Kelly' for five shows, November 28-December 2, 2011. (more...)

SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED's Final Performance Will Be 11/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2011

Following eighteen sold out shows, the hit cabaret series, SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED, will continue for an nineteenth installment, Sunday, October 30 at 7pm at The Laurie Beechman Theatre. Sondheim Unplugged is currently celebrating the second year of it's smash run, having begun this journey of celebrating Sondheim in July of 2010. The series will close, following an unprecedented 17 month run, with it's 20th performance on Monday, November 28 @ 7pm. (more...)

Jennifer Werner, James Cunningham Lead Engeman's A WONDERFUL LIFE; John Simpkins to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2011

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport is set to announce its holiday show A WONDERFUL LIFE. (more...)

WICKED Comes To The Aronoff Center 11/2-26
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2011

After breaking box office records during its last visit to the Aronoff Center, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to Cincinnati, November 2-26 as part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati 11/12 Season. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Stephen Sondheim Talks 'Look, I Made a Hat' on NBC4!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 26, 2011

Stephen Sondheim returns with the second volume of his collected lyrics, Look, I Made a Hat, and another remarkable glimpse into his life and life's work. As he did in the acclaimed Finishing the Hat, Sondheim richly annotates his lyrics with personal and theatre history, discussions of his collaborations, and dissections of his work - both the successes and the failures. (more...)

Jennifer Werner, James Cunningham Lead Engeman's A WONDERFUL LIFE; Previews Open Today!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2011

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport is set to announce its holiday show A WONDERFUL LIFE. (more...)

Robinette, O┬'Dwyer Lead Arena Stage's YOU, NERO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2011

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company of You, Nero by American Voices New Play Institute resident playwright and Pulitzer Prize finalist Amy Freed. (more...)

Alley Theatre Presents THE SANTALAND DIARIES. Previews 11/25
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2011

This season, along with Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story of Christmas, which runs on the Hubbard Stage, the Alley Theatre will once again present a second holiday production, David Sedaris' The Santaland Diaries on the Neuhaus Stage. (more...)

Danny Scheie, Nancy Robinette to Lead Arena Stage's YOU, NERO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2011

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has just announced the full company of You, Nero by American Voices New Play Institute resident playwright and Pulitzer Prize finalist Amy Freed. This is the second project of a resident playwright to be produced at Arena Stage as part of the three-year residencies through the Institute. Making his Arena Stage debut is director Nicholas Martin (Broadway's Present Laughter, Butley). You, Nero runs November 25, 2011-January 1, 2012 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Gavin Creel Joins Jane Krakowski, Kelli O'Hara in SHE LOVES ME Concert, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) has just announced Gavin Creel as "Steven Kodaly", Tony Award® winner Jane Krakowski as "Ilona Ritter", three-time Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara as "Amalia Balas", Josh Radnor as "Georg", Peter Bartlett as "Headwaiter", Tony nominee Michael McGrath as "Ladislav Sipos", Tony nominee Rory O'Malley as "Arpad Laszlo" and four-time Tony nominee Victor Garber as "Mr. Maraczek" leading an all-star cast in a one-night only performance of SHE LOVES ME. The romantic musical comedy features a book by Joe Masteroff (Cabaret), music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick (Fiddler on the Roof). (more...)

NPR Offers FOLLIES Album First Listen!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2011

PS Classics, the label dedicated to the heritage of Broadway and American popular song, will release the new two-disc set Broadway cast album of the Kennedy Center's acclaimed revival of FOLLIES on Tuesday, November 29, 2011. NPR is currently featuring an exclusive first listen of the album, which you can check out by clicking here. (more...)

New Book SAVING JFK To Be Published
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2011

When little known Chicago author W. Green was asked his reaction upon discovering the enormously popular writer Stephen King would soon be releasing his latest book 11/22/63 (a story about a school teacher time traveler from Maine who turns back the clock save President Kennedy), he replied: 'It's a strange situation because of the commonality of the basic story line and timing. (more...)

SILENCE! The Musical Slashes Prices for Students
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2011

SILENCE! The Musical, the unauthorized parody of The Silence of the Lambs, with book by Hunter Bell ([title of show]), music & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction & choreography by Christopher Gattelli (Bat Boy, Altar Boyz, Newsies) is slashing prices for students. (more...)

QUEEN OF THE MIST to be Taped for New York Public Library, 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2011

Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theater company, has announced that its acclaimed production of Queen of the Mist, words and music by five-time Tony Award nominee Michael John LaChiusa, directed by four-time Drama Desk Award nominee Jack Cummings III, will be taped for the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Theatre on Film and Tape Archive on December 1. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons to Hold 3rd Annual Holiday Craft Fair Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2011

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) will host its third annual Holiday Craft Fair on Friday, December 9 from 3PM to 6:30 PM in the company's festively made-over Ford Motor Company Lobby (416 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: SILENCE! The Musical Celebrates 100 Performances
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2011

The original cast recording of SILENCE! The Musical was released by Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight Records online at iTunes, Amazon.com for digital download, and available at: http://sh-k-boom.com/silencethemusical.shtml. (more...)

WICKED Returns To Detroit Opera House 12/7-31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2011

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2006 and 2008, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to Detroit with performances at the Detroit Opera House, December 7-31. (more...)

BWW Cleveland Awards Update 12/7 - Have You Voted?
by BWW - Dec 7, 2011

There's just a few weeks left to go in voting for the 2011 Cleveland Awards and here is the latest update! Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recipients of a 2011 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Award? There is no time to waste, click on the voting link and make your opinion count! Below are the stats so far as of Monday December 05, 2011. (more...)

Marin Ireland & More Set For Playwrights Horizons MAPLE AND VINE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2011

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) announces complete casting for the New York premiere of MAPLE AND VINE, a new play by Jordan Harrison (Doris to Darlene at Playwrights Horizons, Amazons and Their Men, Kid-Simple). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jane Krakowski, Kelli O'Hara, Gavin Creel & More in Roundabout's SHE LOVES ME Benefit!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Dec 6, 2011

Last night, December 5, the Roundabout Theatre Company presented a one night only benefit performance of SHE LOVES ME at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. The romantic musical comedy features a book by Joe Masteroff (Cabaret), music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick (Fiddler on the Roof). The benefit starred Gavin Creel as "Steven Kodaly", Tony Award® winner Jane Krakowski as "Ilona Ritter", three-time Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara as "Amalia Balas", Josh Radnor as "Georg", Peter Bartlett as "Headwaiter", Tony nominee Michael McGrath as "Ladislav Sipos", Tony nominee Rory O'Malley as "Arpad Laszlo" and four-time Tony nominee Victor Garber as "Mr. Maraczek". (more...)

MusicalFare Theatre Presents THE HOLIDAY GUYS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2011

MusicalFare Theatre is set to present a special holiday event for two performances only: THE HOLIDAY GUYS starring Broadway actors Jeffry Denman and Marc Kudisch. Mr. Kudisch is a three-time Tony Award Nominee, three-time Drama Desk Nominee and two-time Outer Critics Circle Award Nominee. (more...)

Original Cast Recording of SILENCE! The Musical Available Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2011

The original cast recording of SILENCE! The Musical was released by Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight Records today (December 6th) AND WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE BEGINNING THIS EVENING at The 9th Space Theatre at PS122 (150 First Avenue at 9th Street) as well as online at iTunes, Amazon.com for digital download, and at: http://sh-k-boom.com/silencethemusical.shtm (more...)

The Lisps Perform FUTURITY Musical at Joe's Pub 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2011

The Lisps (Cesar Alvarez, Sammy Tunis, Eric Farber, Lorenzo Wolff) will perform songs from their upcoming concept album FUTURITY, featuring the music written for their new musical of the same name, at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater on December 16th at 9:30 pm. (more...)

Member Tickets On Sale For Public Theater's Sondheim/Kushner Forum 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2011

The Public Theater has announced the return of Stephen Sondheim and Tony Kushner to The Public Forum on Tuesday, January 17 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Julia Murney, Rob Evan, et al. Set for Shriners Hospital Benefit, 12/05
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2011

On Monday, December 5, 2011, stars from your favorite Broadway shows will perform a one-night-only New York concert event to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children. (more...)

Jane Krakowski, Kelli O'Hara, Gavin Creel to Lead SHE LOVES ME Benefit Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) present Tony Award winner Jane Krakowski as 'Ilona Ritter', three-time Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara as 'Amalia Balas', Gavin Creel as 'Steven Kodaly', Josh Radnor as 'Georg', Peter Bartlett as 'Headwaiter', Tony nominee Michael McGrath as 'Ladislav Sipos', Tony nominee Rory O'Malley as 'Arpad Laszlo' and four-time Tony nominee Victor Garber as 'Mr. Maraczek' leading an all-star cast in a one-night only performance of SHE LOVES ME. The romantic musical comedy features a book by Joe Masteroff (Cabaret), music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick (Fiddler on the Roof). (more...)

BWW Toronto Awards Update 12/5 - Have You Voted?
by BWW - Dec 5, 2011

There's just a few weeks left to go in voting for the 2011 Toronto Awards and here is the latest update! Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recipients of a 2011 BroadwayWorld Toronto Award? There is no time to waste, click on the voting link and make your opinion count! Below are the stats so far as of Monday December 05, 2011. (more...)

James Barbour Announces Upcoming Holiday Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2011

Treehouse Entertainment, Inc has announced Broadway star and vocal power house JAMES BARBOUR'S Fourth Annual HOLIDAY CONCERT TOUR which premieres on Saturday evening, December 4 and his new CD on the Global Vision Records Label which ships nationally on Wednesday, November 17. (more...)

QUEEN OF THE MIST Extends Through 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2011

Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theatre company, has announced that the world premiere of Queen of the Mist, words and music by five-time Tony Award nominee Michael John LaChiusa, directed by four-time Drama Desk Award nominee Jack Cummings III, will play a two-week extension through Sunday, December 4 at The Gym at Judson Memorial Church, 243 Thompson Street at Washington Square South. The musical was originally scheduled to close Sunday, November 20. (more...)

Tickets for WICKED in Sacramento Go On Sale 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2011

WICKED, the most anticipated musical production of the 2011 - 2012 Broadway Sacramento season will go on sale to the public this Saturday, December 3 at 7:00 a.m. exclusively in person at the Community Center Theater Box Office, 1301 L Street, in Sacramento. Beginning at 10:00 a.m., remaining tickets will be available for purchase by phone at (916) 557-1999, (916) 808-5181, in person at The Wells Fargo Pavilion Box Office at 1419 H Street in Sacramento, and online through Tickets.com. There is an 8-ticket limit per person. (more...)

Tickets For Broadway Sacramento's WICKED Go On Sale December 3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2011

WICKED, the most anticipated musical production of the 2011 - 2012 Broadway Sacramento season will go on sale to the public on Saturday, December 3 at 7:00 a.m. exclusively in person at the Community Center Theater Box Office, 1301 L Street, in Sacramento. (more...)

HUGO Named Best Film by National Board of Review
by Movies News Desk - Dec 2, 2011

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HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER's Josh Radnor to Star in B'Way Benefit Reading
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2011

According to EWonline, actor Josh Radnor of ABC's HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, will be appearing a one night benefit reading of the romantic musical comedy 'She Loves Me' at the Roundabout's Stephen Sondheim Theatre on December 5th at 7:30 pm. The actor will play the role of 'Georg' in the reading. (more...)

Signature Theatre Presents Holiday Follies Cabaret 12/13-23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2011

Break out the tinsel, pour the eggnog, and light up the yule log! The holiday season is here and that means Signature Theatre will be hosting its annual holiday celebration, Holiday Follies from December 13th - December 23rd. (more...)

WICKED Returns to the Fabulous Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2011

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in three previous engagements, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis, December 12, 2012-January 6, 2013. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES National Tour Sets Sail in Cleveland, Oct. 2012; First Dates Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company will present the national tour of ANYTHING GOES, the 2011 Tony® Award winning Broadway musical theatre masterpiece. Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES sets sail at Cleveland's PlayhouseSquare in October 2012. Following its opening in Cleveland, Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES will cruise into more than 25 other cities during the 2012/2013 season including the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. (more...)

David Burnham & Special Guest Sally Mayes to Perform at The Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2011

Heartthrob DAVID BURNHAM (Wicked; A Light in the Piazza) performs a special late night show at The Laurie Beechman Theatre on 1-10-2012. (more...)

Joe's Pub Announces Upcoming Events and Shows For This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2011

JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater, reopened October 4th, 2011 from a top to bottom renovation, debuted in October 1998 and quickly became one of New York City's most celebrated and in-demand showcase venues for live music and performance. With its genre-blind booking and vast diversity of interests, the stage at Joe's Pub gives voice to a world of varied and stellar artists. (more...)

BWW Toront Awards Update 12/12 - Have You Voted?
by BWW - Dec 12, 2011

There's just a few weeks left to go in voting for the 2011 Toront Awards and here is the latest update! Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recipients of a 2011 BroadwayWorld Toront Award? There is no time to waste, click on the voting link and make your opinion count! Below are the stats so far as of Monday December 12, 2011. (more...)

VENUS IN FUR Moves to the Lyceum with Nina Arianda & Hugh Dancy; Now Plays Through June 17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2011

Following sold out runs on Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club and Off-Broadway at Classic Stage Company, VENUS IN FUR, the acclaimed new play by David Ives, directed by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie, will transfer to Broadway's Lyceum Theatre starring Tony Award nominee Nina Arianda and Emmy Award nominee Hugh Dancy. (more...)

Court Theatre Presents Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson's An Iliad 11/10-12/11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2011

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present the regional premiere of An Iliad, adapted from Fagles' translation of Homer's Iliad by Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. (more...)

FAC Presents A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD, Dec. 1-23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2011

The Fine Arts Center's Theatre Company is proud to present the Tony-nominated holiday musical comedy, A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD, from Dec. 1-23 in the historic SaGaJi Theatre. (more...)

Stephen Sondheim & Cast of FOLLIES Set for Barnes & Noble Album Signing Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2011

PS Classics, the label dedicated to the heritage of Broadway and American popular song, will release the new two-disc set Broadway cast album of the Kennedy Center's acclaimed revival of FOLLIES on Tuesday, November 29, 2011. On Thursday, December 1st, Stephen Sondheim, Bernadette Peters, Jan Maxwell, Danny Burstein, Ron Raines, Elaine Paige and other members of the cast of FOLLIES will sign copies of the album at Barnes & Noble (150 E. 86th St; between Lexington & 3rd Ave.) beginning promptly at 4:00 p.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m. The album is produced by Tommy Krasker. (more...)

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