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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.


VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Showtime' Season Finale of STAR on FOX
by TV News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

On the Season Finale of STAR on FOX titled 'Showtime', Star is troubled as she deals with the Aftermath of Hunter's actions, while Derek and Alex struggle to make an important decision about their future. (more...)

PEN World Voices Festival Announces Masha Gessen Followed by Samantha Bee
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

PEN America has announced that leading Russian and American journalist and author Masha Gessen, will deliver the Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture, followed by a conversation with comedian and political commentator Samantha Bee on the closing night of the PEN World Voices Festival. This year the thirteenth annual Festival, taking place in New York from May 1-7, will address some of the vital issues of the Trump era, with a special focus on the fractious relationship between gender and power. At a moment of historic threats to freedom and truth, Ms. Gessen and Ms. Bee, both activists in their own rights, will speak to Gessen's experience with Russian censorship and suppression of dissent, and parallels between the current administration and other authoritarian regimes. (more...)

Apollo Chorus Presents American Masters ft. Emmy-Winning Composer Jeff Beal
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

One of the most legendary musical organizations in the nation, The Apollo Chorus, will conclude its 145th season of masterful musical composition with its highly anticipated Spring Concert: American Masters, featuring the work of musical composer and multiple Emmy Award winner, Jeff Beal. The season finale performances will be Friday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E Chestnut St., Chicago, and Sunday, May 7 at 3 p.m. at Alice Millar Chapel, 1870 Sheridan Rd., Evanston. (more...)

Matrix Theatre Throws Party To Support Spring Mainstage Production
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

A Motor City-themed party is planned at Donovan's Pub in Southwest Detroit to raise funds for Dream Deferred: Detroit, 1967, Matrix Theatre Company's final and most anticipated Mainstage production of the season. The fundraiser will take place on Friday, March 31 from 6 PM to 9 PM at Donovan's Pub, a popular Irish-American pub with a Polish-American proprietor, located at 3003 West Vernor Hwy in the heart of Detroit's Mexicantown. For more information, visit www.matrixtheatre.org. (more...)

Announcing the 17/18 Associated Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center Series!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Associated Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center and Broadway Across America-Milwaukee invite you to experience the sounds and splendor of Broadway at the Marcus Center throughout 2017-2018. (more...)

Take Down the Cartel in Ubisoft's Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands, Available Now
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

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16th Annual Tribeca Film Festival Announces Lineup - 57 World Premieres, 40% Women Directed, Sports Themes and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

The 16th annual Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, today announced its lineup of 57 thought-provoking and diverse short films in competition, including 36 world premieres. The selected shorts, 40% of which were directed by women, and include filmmakers from every corner of the globe, were curated from a record 4,385 submissions. They will be presented in 10 distinct competition programs, consisting of five narrative, four documentary, and, for the second year, one animated program. In addition, there is the Sports Shorts program as part of the 11th annual Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival, sponsored by Mohegan Sun. The Shorts program, sponsored by Nutella Originals, is a part of the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, which runs April 19-30. (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...)

Stars of WAR PAINT, Idina Menzel, Ben Platt, Annaleigh Ashford and More Set for NYTW's 2017 Gala Honoring Michael Greif
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) announced today that the NYTW 2017 Spring Gala will celebrate partnerships with honorees Dartmouth College, whose residency partnership with NYTW spans a quarter of a century; along with longtime NYTW Usual Suspect and Tony Award-nominated Director Michael Greif (Dear Evan Hansen, War Paint), who was an inaugural member of NYTW's 'New Directors Project' in 1984 and rose to prominence with his direction of Machinal at the Public and Rent at NYTW. The Gala will be held on Monday, May 15 at the Edison Ballroom (240 W 47th St., New York, NY 10036). (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Kicks Off LIVEforFIVE Lottery for THE PROFANE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Playwrights Horizons is now accepting entries today, Monday, March 6, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their world premiere production of The Profane, a new play by Zayd Dohrn (Outside People, Reborning). (more...)

Jeff-Recommended BY THE BOG OF CATS Extends to 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The Artistic Home Artistic Director Kathy Scambiatterra announced today that the company's production of By the Bog of Cats, by Marina Carr, will extend its run by an additional three weeks to meet the overwhelming demand for seats. The Chicago Tribune's Kerry Reid said of it 'Mossman and his cast dig into the textures of Carr's script with gusto and sensitivity. Collins gives a bravura performance.' The Artistic Home's production, which opened to the press on February 13,  is directed by Jeff Award winner and ensemble member John Mossman. (more...)

Scoop: STAR on FOX - Wednesday, March 8, 2017
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Get all the scoop on STAR, airing on FOX on Wednesday, March 8, 2017! (more...)

The 160th Anniversary of the Dred Scott Decision: Apology to Be Given
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

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Music from India, Zimbabwe, Iran and More Set for Robert Browning's Spring 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

???????Robert Browning, called ¬ďthe entrepreneur who almost single-handedly created and filled New Yorkers' passion for world music¬Ē in the New York Times, celebrates 41 years of presenting world music with a 2017 spring season of music from India, Pakistan, Zimbabwe, Haiti, Iran, and the US. (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Preview Performances Begin Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Previews begin tomorrow (Saturday 4 March 2017) for the highly anticipated new musical An American in Paris. Reduced prices (up to £10.00 off) apply at all performances from Saturday 4 March - Friday 31 March 2017. (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK, WAITRESS, & More Fill Broadway in Columbus Season, HAMILTON 2018-19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) and Broadway in Columbus (BIC) today announced the 2017-18 PNC Broadway in Columbus season. The five-show season, supported in part by PNC, features three productions never before seen in Columbus including School of Rock, Waitress, and An American in Paris. The 2017-18 season also includes the 2015 Tony Award-winning Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodger's & Hammerstein's The King and I and Chicago starring Ohio State football superstar Eddie George. (more...)

TST to Host 9th Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival Opening Night Reception
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Towne Street Theatre, L.A.'s premiere African-American theatre company, is excited to announce the Opening Night Reception for their 9th Annual TST Ten-Minute Play Festival, at the Stella Adler Theatre on April 8th.  Attendees are invited to join the cast and crew in the Stella Adler's Speakeasy for a wine reception, following the Opening Night production. (more...)

Ivo van Hove's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, THE WOLVES and More Slated for Goodman Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Artistic Director Robert Falls announces Goodman Theatre's new 2017/2018 Season, which builds on the theater's 40-year commitment to producing works that are representative of American society. In announcing the new season, Falls serves up a dynamic mix of works from culturally and aesthetically diverse playwrights-new plays and revisited classics that address the most significant issues facing the country today. (more...)

LaGuardia Performing Arts Center presents ROUGH DRAFT FESTIVAL: A WINDOW INTO NEW YORK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

This year's Rough Draft Festival at LaGuardia Performing Arts features six new plays that are in the pre-production stage of development. Each of the plays has gone through readings and workshops in the past and the writers Melis Aker, Scott Barrow, Leila Buck, Kevin Doyle, Joey Merlo, Kyoung Park and their plays are ready for the next step. (more...)

World Premiere of SHARON AND ROMAN Begins Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions announce the world premiere of SHARON AND ROMAN, a new part of the Sharon Tate Quadrilogy beginning with the solo piece SHARON TATE IN HEAVEN, and with four total parts, CHARLIE AND SHARON, SHARON AND MIA (in development), and now the newest, ROMAN AND SHARON, about the marriage of actress and model Sharon Tate and director Roman Polanski. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 3/14/2017 - 3/21/2017
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 3/14/2017 - 3/21/2017. (more...)

PEN World Voices International Play Festival Announces 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center announces the complete line-up of its annual PEN World Voices International Play Festival, running May 1, 2 at The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center (365 Fifth Avenue, New York), and Sunday, May 7 at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe (236 E 3rd St, New, New York). (more...)

BWW Review: Forum Theatre celebrates #NASTYWOMENREP
by Keith Tittermary - Mar 21, 2017

¬ďMen are like weapons. Women are like wounds.¬Ē That is a poignant line and an apt summation of the first part of Forum Theatre's #NastyWomen ethos. The first piece in this horrifying, yet deeply moving, work is Monica Byrne's What Every Girl Should Know, which takes place in 1914 and follows four teen girls in a New York reformatory. (more...)

NIVELLI'S WAR, Inspired by True Story of Magician Herbert Levin, to Appear at New Victory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

???????Nivelli's War, inspired by the true story of "The Magician of the Holocaust" is a brand new play about an unlikely friendship forged in the Aftermath of World War II. Following its three-week run at the Lyric Theatre in Belfast, Nivelli's War will make its U.S. and Off-Broadway Premiere at The New Victory Theater from April 28 to May 11, 2017. (more...)

Discovery to Premiere Sixth Season of Hit Series YUKON MEN, 4/21
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

After years of isolation, a controversial new road connects the village to Fairbanks for the first time and villagers must face their greatest threat yet, the outside world. Discovery's hit series YUKON MEN returns for its sixth season Friday, April 21st at 9 PM ET/PT. (more...)

Asolo Rep and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory Proudly Announce their 2017-18 Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

On Monday, March 20, 2017, Asolo Rep and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training proudly announced their 2017-18 seasons in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

BWW Review: DRUNKS at Whim Productions
by Alan Portner - Mar 20, 2017

Audience learns how the movie business works with a combination of drugs, alcohol, wild sex, porn, and wild insecurity (more...)

Garen Scribner and Sara Esty to Lead AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at The Smith Center This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

???????AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards, will play Las Vegas' The Smith Center for a one week engagement April 11 - April 16, 2017. (more...)

Tampa Rep to Continue 'Conversation Starters' Series with THE WOMEN OF LOCKERBIE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Conversation Starters, Tampa Repertory Theatre and Creative Loafing's series of staged readings of new plays, continues with The Women of Lockerbie, a moving poetic drama about the triumph of love over hate, by Deborah Brevoort. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief March 17th, 2017 - St. Patrick's Day and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 17, 2017

Happy Friday, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: It's an Off-Broadway extravaganza this weekend with two openings and three shows starting previews! (more...)

BWW Review: The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts Asks the Musical Question, 'SHALL WE DANCE?'
by Gary Laird - Mar 16, 2017

The latest iteration of the production on tour is crafted with care and performed with verve. It's an 'old-fashioned' Broadway staple, and it never wears out its welcome. It unabashedly tugs at the heartstrings, tickles the funny bone and jerks the tears, just as it did when it opened 66 years ago this month. Few musicals achieve this kind of longevity, and more than a few of those are from the pens of Rodgers and Hammerstein. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sideshow Theatre Company Presents U.S. Premiere of truth and reconciliation
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

 Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to continue its 10th anniversary season with the U.S. premiere of debbie tucker green's powerful and epic journey truth and reconciliation, directed by artistic director Jonathan L. Green* and featuring a 22-member cast. truth and reconciliation will play March 12 - April 16, 2017 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.victorygardens.org, by calling (773) 871-3000 or in person at the Victory Gardens Box Office.  (more...)

VIDEO: Tom Brokaw Examines Real-Life Inspiration Behind Broadway's COME FROM AWAY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Today, NBC special correspondent Tom Brokaw joined TODAY to reveal the real-life incidents that inspired the show and examines how a small Canadian town opened its heart to stranded Americans in the Aftermath of the September 11 attacks. (more...)

Cast Set for SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU in Rep at NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced casting for NYTW Usual Suspect Mfoniso Udofia's SOJOURNERS and HER PORTMANTEAU, presented in repertory and directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and former NYTW 2050 Fellow Ed Sylvanus Iskandar. (more...)

Photo Coverage: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Lights Up London
by Roy Tan - Mar 15, 2017

Directly following celebrated engagements in New York and Paris, this critically acclaimed and multi Tony¬ģ Award-winning Broadway musical of love,¬†hope and living your dreams is now lighting up¬†London. (more...)

A&E Renews Leah Remini's Scientology Docu-Series for 10-Episode Season Two
by TV News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

A&E Network has renewed the breakout limited docuseries LEAH REMINI: SCIENTOLOGY AND THE Aftermath for an additional installment. (more...)

Edinburgh International Festival Launches 2017 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

???????Edinburgh International Festival today unveiled its 2017 programme which marks the event's 70th anniversary. This year's International Festival runs from Friday 4 to Monday 28 August, welcoming 2,020 artists from 40 nations to perform in Scotland's capital city. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Griffin Theatre's 2016 Helpmann Award Winning THE BLEEDING TREE Gets Well Deserved Restaging At Sydney Theatre Company
by Jade Kops - Mar 14, 2017

With more space to work with, the expansion to the Wharf 1 stage has not diminished any of Lee Lewis' vision or Paula Arundell, Airlie Dodds and Shari Sebbens intense performance in THE BLEEDING TREE (more...)

Photo Flash: GUARDS AT THE TAJ Opens at Capital Stage this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Guards at the Taj is the 2016 Lucille Lortel Award Winner for Outstanding Play, and the 2016 Obie Award Winner for Best New American Play. Capital Stage Co-Founder and Associate Artist, Jonathan Williams, returns to direct this critically acclaimed two person play for its Sacramento Premiere. Guards at the Taj will feature two actors new to the Sacramento theatre scene. (more...)

Mixed Blood presents the Regional Premiere of Qui Nguyen's Sexy and Hilarious VIETGONE!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Mixed Blood Theatre is proud to announce the final show in its 2016/2017 Season, Vietgone. In Vietgone, award winning pioneer of "geek theater" Qui Nguyen brilliantly chronicles the love story of his parents meeting in an Arkansas refugee center after fleeing Vietnam during the fall of Saigon in 1975. The playwright's journey to understand his parents' immigrant love story in the wake of war and loss is marked by wit, unrepeatable curses, and a comic book sensibility that ultimately packs an unexpected emotional punch. It's is a buddy story, a proto-feminist tale, an all-American romance, and a motorcycle road trip adventure that 40 years later revisits how we think about the heroes and victims of the Vietnam War. (more...)

Boomerang Theatre Company Presents the World Premiere of THE RECKLESS SEASON
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

BOOMERANG THEATRE COMPANY is pleased to announce the world premiere of The Reckless Season, written by Lauren Ferebee (co-artistic director Rebellious Subjects Theatre) and directed by Dominic D'Andrea (producing artistic director The One Minute Play Festival). (more...)

Norm Champ Launches 'Going Public: My Adventures Inside the SEC'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

NEW YORK, NY - Norm Champ, Partner in the Investment Funds Group of Kirkland & Ellis LLP and former Director of the Division of Investment Management at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), announced today his book, Going Public: My Adventures Inside the SEC and How to Prevent the Next Devastating Crisis, will be released on Friday, March 17 by McGraw-Hill Education. The book chronicles Champ's personal experience as a top official at the SEC in the Aftermath of the 2008 global financial crisis. (more...)

Scoop: STAR - Season Finale on FOX - Wednesday, March 15, 2017
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Get all the scoop on STAR - Season Finale, airing on FOX on Wednesday, March 15, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: INTELLIGENCE Premieres at Arena Stage
by Jennifer Perry - Mar 12, 2017

All in all, I certainly commend Arena Stage, including Artistic Director Molly Smith, for taking a chance on this new work. Unfortunately, there's a ways to go to ready it for an audience, particularly here in DC where there is bound to be at least a handful of people with a pretty good understanding of the subject matter. (more...)

What's next for bitcoin? ''The Legends Room Leads the Way
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2017

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Stephen Belber's TAPE Returns to NYC More Relevant than Ever
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

Stephen Belber's 1999 play 'Tape,' developed at the Humana Festival with a New York premiere by Naked Angels, will play a strictly limited run this spring. The production opens March 30th at the Bridge Theater in Shetler Studios, and will play nine performances, closing April 8th. (more...)

Eccles Center Announces 2017- 2018 Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Tonight the curtain was raised on the Zions Bank 2017-2018 Broadway at the Eccles season which includes the long-anticipated Utah debut of Hamilton. (more...)

Best-selling Legal Author Peter Siviglia Releases THE SIDELINES OF TIME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Peter Siviglia, a best-selling author in the legal field, has now published 'The Sidelines of Time' (published by Archway Publishing), a collection of some of his writings over the past 50 years. In this new work, Siviglia celebrates the individual and offers sage advice. (more...)

Texas Performing Arts Center Essential Series presents BLACK GRACE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

In 2010, Black Grace delivered an unforgettable high-octane performance to an enthusiastic Bass Concert Hall crowd. We are excited to present the Austin return of New Zealand's premiere contemporary dance company! (more...)

SOUTH AFRICA: THEN & NOW¬óTwo Monumental Plays by Two South African Icons in Rep at Mosaic
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Mosaic Theater Company of DC presents South Africa: Then & Now, a dynamic spring repertory that takes audience members back to the depths of Apartheid, before moving forward to the ongoing search for truth and reconciliation in a wounded country. The repertory launches with Athol Fugard's seminal masterpiece, BLOOD KNOT (March 29-April 30, 2017)-an intimate parable about a brotherhood devastated by the constraints of Apartheid-under the direction of Studio Theatre Founding Artistic Director Joy Zinoman, making her Mosaic Theater Company debut. (more...)

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