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New York Theatre Workshop (New York, NY)
79 East 4th Street

Schedule

1 hour and 25 minutes, no intermission

Tuesday at 7pm
Wednesday through Friday at 8pm
Saturday at 3pm & 8pm
Sunday at 2pm & 7pm

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March 20, 2003. A date that the ordinary people of Iraq will never forget. A day that changed their lives forever. The day the Americans arrived in their country. New York Theatre Workshop sent Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen, the award-winning creators of The Exonerated, to Jordan in June 2008 to find out firsthand what happened to the Iraqi civilians as a result of the events that began on that fateful day. They interviewed some 35 peopleóa cross-section of lives interruptedówho fled the chaos and violence that befell Iraqi society for the relative safety of Jordan. Following the visit to Amman, Jessica and Erik crafted their conversations with the Iraqis and have turned them into an unforgettable theatrical event.


Casting Announced for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Cleveland's Playhouse Square
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards, will play Cleveland's Playhouse Square for a three-week engagement, June 20 - July 9, 2017. (more...)

Critically Acclaimed Musical UPSTAIRS Brings Forgotten LGBT Tragedy to LA Pride & Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

In 1973, an arsonist set fire to the Up Stairs Lounge, a gay bar in New Orleans, Louisiana, claiming 32 victims in what was, until the Pulse nightclub shootings in Orlando, the deadliest mass murder of LGBT people in U.S. history. The arson remains unsolved and was largely forgotten in the intervening years. (more...)

dreamthinkspeak to Present ONE DAY, MAYBE at Hull City of Culture 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

ONE DAY, MAYBE is the latest show from site responsive theatre company dreamthinkspeak, commissioned by Hull UK City of Culture 2017. ONE DAY, MAYBE invites audiences to enter a kaleidoscopic dreamworld where live performance, installation and new technology combine to create a vivid vision of a world spinning thrillingly out of control. (more...)

BWW Previews: Summer Stages CABARET, THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, & More Lead BWW'S Top Atlanta Theatre Picks for Summer
by Amy Zipperer - May 27, 2017

The summer months usher in all the things we love about summer in Atlanta: visits to the Atlanta Zoo, Braves baseball, evening strolls through the Atlanta Botanical Garden. This year, the summer months are also playing host to some of the best theatre offerings of the year, and there are so many that you might need help narrowing the playing field. (more...)

Camden Rocks Festival Announce Stage Times & Full Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Camden Rocks Festival have revealed full line-up details for the June 3rd all-day event, and announced a special Kraken Sounds Stage to be held in the Camden Market Amphitheatre, featuring acoustic performances and open to all, free of charge. (more...)

Lloyd Lovindeer to Headline 2017 Bankra Caribbean Folk Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Award-winning musical icon Lloyd Lovindeer headlines the list of performers slated to appear at the 2017 Bankra Caribbean Folk Festival to be held on Saturday, June 3, beginning at 12 noon. (more...)

Matrix Theatre to Host MANY VOICES, ONE DETROIT Fundraiser at Detroit Historical Museum
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Matrix Theatre Company, celebrating 26 years as a socially-engaged professional and educational theatre in Southwest Detroit is hosting "Many Voices, One Detroit," an exciting Detroit-themed event fundraiser on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 6 PM at the Detroit Historical Museum. (more...)

TNT's THE LAST SHIP Returns with Thrilling Two-Hour Premiere This August
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

TNT's epic drama THE LAST SHIP returns with a new mission to save humanity as the world continues to struggle for survival. Eric Dane (Grey's Anatomy), Bridget Regan (Agent Carter) and Adam Baldwin (Firefly, Chuck) star in this action-packed series chronicling the Aftermath of a global catastrophe that nearly decimates the world's population. (more...)

The Comrades Announce Casting for Lisa Kron's IN THE WAKE
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The Comrades have announced casting for their Summer 2017 production, IN THE WAKE by Lisa Kron and directed by Alex Mallory. IN THE WAKE will play the Greenhouse Theater Center (2257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago) from July 27 through August 26, 2017. Press opening is Saturday, July 29 at 8:00pm. (more...)

Flying Lotus' Sundance Hit KUSO Oozes Its Way Onto Shudder & Select Theaters
by Movies News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Shudder announced today that it is acquiring North American and UK/Ireland rights to Flying Lotus' psych-out nightmare KUSO. (more...)

BWW Review: Knight's Performance Elevates Verge Theater Company's THE WHALE
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 6, 2017

Shawn Knight's stunning and transformative performance as the 600-pound protagonist in Samuel D. Hunter's The Whale - now onstage in a new production from Verge Theater Company to launch its third season - elevates the script beyond its stage-bound limitations, guaranteeing two hours of reflection and thought while the story is told onstage and engendering far more time given over to the consideration of the script's themes once the show's final curtain has fallen. (more...)

Circle X's Announces Free Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Join us for Circle X's annual Free Reading Series. (more...)

EMV's Second Annual VANCOUVER BACH FESTIVAL Returns to the Heart of the City
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Early Music Vancouver (EMV) proudly presents the return of the Vancouver Bach Festival, August 1 - 11, 2017 at the Christ Church Cathedral in the heart of downtown, and at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. Following the success of last summer's inaugural festival, EMV offers a remarkable 14 concerts, ranging from intimate chamber music programmes to a full Passion Oratorio, and features over 60 performers including guest artists from all over the world. (more...)

Whatsinthemirror? to Present ROSE UNIVERSITY: FIRST SEMESTER at Santa Cruz Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Whatsinthemirror? will present Rose University: First Semester, a limited performance of the new developmental piece. (more...)

Square Product Theatre Announces 12th Season Opener HOUSE OF GOLD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The character of JonBenet Ramsey, whose 1996 murder in Boulder spurred an international media obsession that continues to this day, is at the heart of the controversial, allegorical play "House of Gold," by Gregory S. Moss, which will open square product theatre's 12th season in a regional premiere July 29. (more...)

Mozart's Early Masterpiece 'Idomeneo' Conducted by James Levine Comes to GREAT PERFORMANCES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Tenor Matthew Polenzani sings the title role of the King of Crete, with mezzo-soprano Alice Coote in the trouser role of his noble son Idamante, soprano Elza van den Heever as Elettra, and soprano Nadine Sierra as Ilia.              (more...)

Documentary Event THE DEFIANT ONES Debuts 7/9 on HBO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

THE DEFIANT ONES, a four-part documentary event, debuts SUNDAY, JULY 9 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO, with parts 2, 3 and 4 debuting on successive nights, JULY 10, 11 and 12, at the same time. Director Allen Hughes (¬ďMenace II Society¬Ē) has made an unquestionably bold film about the unlikely but ultimately unbreakable bond of trust and friendship between Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, two street-smart men from different worlds who have shaped many of the most exciting and extreme moments in recent pop culture. (more...)

University of Washington School of Drama Announces 2017 - 2018 Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The University of Washington School of Drama, under the leadership of Executive Director Todd London, is pleased to announce the 2017 - 2018 season. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 6/26/2017
by - Jun 26, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 6/26/2017. (more...)

KUSO: A Film by HipHop Artist Flying Lotus Opens in Theaters & SHUDDER 7/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Broadcasting through a makeshift network of discarded televisions, KUSO depicts the Aftermath of Los Angeles's worst earthquake nightmare.  Viewers travel between screens and aftershocks into the twisted lives of the survived, experiencing a hallucination that is half-Cronenberg, half-Ren & Stimpy. (more...)

The ART of RAP Pays Homage To MOBB DEEP's PRODIGY With Performances By Hip-Hop's Biggest Veterans
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

As the hip-hop community mourns the loss of rapper Prodigy, a member of the New York duo Mobb Deep, The ART of RAP concert scheduled at NJPAC in Newark, NJ on Friday, June 30th at 8 pm will now pay homage to Mobb Deep's Prodigy due to his untimely death. Hip-hop's biggest veterans DMX, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, and Mobb Deep will take to the stage for a special tribute. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for SISTAS ON FIRE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The personal becomes the political when four passionately-opinionated African American women speak their minds on the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Black Lives Matter, missing women and girls, racial stratification on Long Island, sexual exploitation, black-on-black crime, and male/female relationships in a soul-stirring mix of song, dance, spoken word poetry, and prose. (more...)

Nashville Rep Sets Lineup for 2017 Writing Room Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Nashville Repertory Theatre has announced the lineup for the 2017 Writing Room Readings Series taking place in Nashville June 26 - July 1, 2017. All readings begin at 7pm and will be presented at the Actors Bridge Ensemble Studio at Darkhorse Chapel, located at 4610 Charlotte Pike, Nashville, TN 37209. (more...)

Public Theater Adds KCRep's New Work FIRE IN DREAMLAND to Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Kansas City Repertory Theatre announced today that FIRE IN DREAMLAND has been added to the 2017-2018 season at The Public Theater in New York City. KCRep also congratulates their Director of New Works, Marissa Wolf who will direct the play for The Public Theater. (more...)

Betty Who Joins RESIST. INSIST. PERSIST. Benefit Concert at Rockwell Table & Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Bradley Bredeweg, Ryan Bernard Tymensky & Kate Pazakis Present a resistance benefit concert and fundraiser called "Resist. Insist. Persist." at Rockwell Table and Stage on Monday July 17th. This is a benefit for ONWARD TOGETHER in partnership with GLAAD. (more...)

FSLC Announces Talking Pictures: The Cinema of Yvonne Rainer This July
by Movies News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

he Film Society of Lincoln Center presents Talking Pictures: The Cinema of Yvonne Rainer (July 21-27), a comprehensive retrospective of the celebrated dancer/choreographer's film work¬óthe first in New York in over a decade. (more...)

Shakespeare By The Sea to Open MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Shakespeare by the Sea (SBTS) is proud to announce the opening of MACBETH, one of Shakespeare's most dramatic and thrilling plays, during its 20th Anniversary Season this summer. Helmed by Ovation Award-winner, Stephanie A. Coltrin, audiences will be drawn in by this potent political story of a legendary king beginning June 22 in San Pedro. (more...)

Oxygen to Present Special 4-Night Event THE JURY SPEAKS, Beg. 7/22
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Oxygen Media, the new network for crime fans, launches a special four-night television event about the verdicts that stunned the nation with THE JURY SPEAKS beginning Saturday, July 22 at 9 PM ET/PT. (more...)

Artist Lauren Waller Hits Hollywood With An Array Of Talents
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Musician Lauren Waller recently featured in Young Hollywood, as an ¬ďArtist to Watch,¬Ē and her new EP, ¬ďno names here¬Ē, noted as a ¬ďMust Add,¬Ē to your playlist, hits Hollywood with an artistic blitz this summer. (more...)

Photo Flash: ALARMS AND EXCURSIONS Aims to Amuse at Hampton Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

"Alarms and Excursions," a collection of rollicking comedies by "Noises Off" playwright Michael Frayn, will be the final offering of the Hampton Theatre Company's 2016-2017 season, opening on May 25 at the Quogue Community Hall and running through June 11. (more...)

Headlong & The Guardian Release BREXIT SHORTS: DRAMAS FROM A DIVIDED NATION
by Movies News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Headlong and the Guardian are pleased to announce the launch of BREXIT SHORTS: DRAMAS FROM A DIVIDED NATION, a series of nine short films from leading writers - including David Hare, Abi Morgan, Maxine Peake and Meera Syal - responding to the Brexit vote. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 6/19/2017
by - Jun 19, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 6/19/2017. (more...)

BWW Review: HAMLET, Harold Pinter Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jun 16, 2017

Following a sold-out Almeida run, Robert Icke's thoughtfully contemporary take on Shakespeare hits the West End, with its original cast mainly intact (Derbhle Crotty succeeds Juliet Stevenson as Gertrude on 4 July). The big draw, of course, is the superb Andrew Scott in the title role, but Icke's production is just as considered in every supporting part, resulting in a wonderfully rich experience. (more...)

Who Knew Aliens Could Sing? MAD MEL SAVES THE WORLD Coming to MITF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The ancient alien visitors have returned to earth! And this time they're singing in Mad Mel Saves the World, running as part of MITF: Summer 2017, which plays July 15 - Aug 6, 2017 at The Jewel Box at the WorkShop Theater, 312 W.36th Street, NYC. (more...)

Casting Announced at SKYLIGHT at Mad Cow Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Mad Cow Theatre is delighted to announce the cast of David Hare's Skylight, a play about the state of the nation and matters of the heart, as two former lovers with differing political views are reunited years after their affair, begins performances in the Zehngebot-Stonerock Theatre June 22, 2017 as the eighth production of Mad Cow Theatre's Season 20.   (more...)

Tom Glover's WET BREAD to Play at Festival 47
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Inspired by the Aftermath of the 2015 General Election, Wet Bread comes to Festival 47 at Kings Head Theatre following a highly successful run at the Brighton Fringe. Written by BBC Trans Comedy Award winner Tom Glover, Wet Bread is a one-woman satire about left-wing activism in a right-wing world. (more...)

Audra McDonald to Chair NYMF 2017; Lesli Margherita and More to Star!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) has announced Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award winner Audra McDonald (Shuffle Along; Ragtime; The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess) as 2017 NYMF Honorary Chair. (more...)

Free Access to Downtown Cultural Institutions at Fourth Annual NIGHT AT THE MUSEUMS 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

 The Downtown Culturals Group presents the fourth annual Night at the Museums, bringing visitors and locals of Lower Manhattan unique experiences at 15 of the area's most diverse and culturally significant institutions. The event is presented as a part of River To River Festival 2017, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's annual summer arts festival. Night at the Museums takes place on Tuesday, June 20, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.Admission is free and many of the sites offer special programming and tours. (more...)

Full Programme for SPIRIT OF '47 Announced at Edinburgh International Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Today the International Festival and British Council announce full details for Spirit of '47, a co-curated programme celebrating international cultural collaboration. The 10 day season of events features performances, screenings and talks from all over the world. (more...)

Read an Excerpt from New Release THE ALICE NETWORK by Kate Quinn!
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Jun 14, 2017

Have you heard about Kate Quinn's brand-new novel THE ALICE NETWORK yet? It just came out on June 6th from William Morrow // HarperCollins, and the publisher was nice enough to treat BroadwayWorld readers to a special excerpt! (more...)

North American Premieres from UK, Syria and Israel Among Lincoln Center Festival 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

The Festival's theater offerings feature four North American premieres from the U.K., Syria, and Israel, challenging audiences to look backward and forward, while offering perspectives that confront assumptions about human nature. (more...)

Scoop: VICE on HBO - Friday, June 16, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on VICE on HBO, airing on Friday, June 16, 2017! (more...)

East Lynn Theater's TALES OF VICTORIANS to Return This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company's popular 'Tales of the Victorians' returns for its 28th year! (more...)

DataLocker Provides Remediation Against Ransomware Attacks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

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John Legend's Song 'In America' from UNDERGROUND Released Today
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Academy Award¬ģ, Golden Globe¬ģ winner and ten-time Grammy Award¬ģ winning visionary John Legend has released "In America," a new, original song featured in WGN America's hit TV series "Underground," produced by Sony Pictures Television. (more...)

Steph Carse Debuts 'My Shining Hour' TV Show and Album Through Daystar Canada
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

JUNO Nominated Male Vocalist of the Year, Steph Carse, is returning home to Canada to share his story, his passion to inspire an anti-bullying movement and to give a rare country-inspired live performance. (more...)

Stockwell Playhouse Finalist SANCTUARY Comes to the Tristan Bates Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

2040. The war is over, and the world is resolved...so why can't Kari remember anything? What is S.A.M. and how can she escape Sanctuary? (more...)

BWW Review: THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE at UCSB Theatre Department
by Maggie Yates - Jun 10, 2017

There's a lot to unpack from director and professor Simon Williams' production of The Caucasian Chalk Circle, the Brecht epic that expands a parable into a detailed exploration of how well human kindness fares in a lawless land of political upheaval within a universe marked by an stylistically absurd mercilessness. (more...)

Richard Nelson's ILLYRIA, Lynn Nottage's MLIMA'S TALE, UNDER THE RADAR and More Among Public Theater's 50th Anniversary Season at Astor Place
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham announced the line-up today for The Public's Astor Anniversary Season at their landmark downtown home on Lafayette Street, celebrating 50 years of new work at 425 Lafayette. (more...)

Imagination Worldwide Acquires Distribution Rights for SXSW Winner, 'THE LIGHT OF THE MOON'
by TV News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Imagination Worldwide has acquired worldwide distribution rights for the 2017 South by Southwest (SXSW) Narrative Feature Audience Award winner ¬ďThe Light of the Moon.¬Ē The critically-acclaimed gripping tale about the Aftermath of rape is writer-director-producer Jessica M. Thompson's feature debut. (more...)

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