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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.


The Regional Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's DEAD ACCOUNTS Kicks Off Dragon Theatre's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

When Jack, a New York banker, suddenly shows up at his parents' Cincinnati home in the middle of the night with a sack full of ice cream and no wife, his sister Lorna wants to know what's going on. Where's his socialite wife? Is he home for good? And why is he giving away so much money? Theresa Rebeck's (Bad Dates, Dragon 2011) dark comedy examines the conflict between Main Street and Wall Street, flyover state values versus coastal state values, and the humor within a family in turmoil.  (more...)

It's Official! Wayne Brady Will Play 'Aaron Burr' in Chicago's HAMILTON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Confirming earlier rumors, producer Jeffrey Seller and Broadway In Chicago have announced five-time Emmy Award winner and Grammy nominee Wayne Brady will join the Chicago company of Hamilton as Aaron Burr for a limited engagement Tuesday, January 17 thru Sunday, April 9 at The PrivateBank Theatre in Chicago. (more...)

Esperanza Spalding, Yuka Honda and Vangeline Set for VIRGIN WRITES at Pioneer Works
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Pioneer Works will present 'Virgin Writes,' an exclusive evening of lyrical Butoh staging of the ancient Greek mythological story of Iphigenia. (more...)

The Little Opera Theatre Of NY Presents Carlisle Floyd's PRINCE OF PLAYERS, 2/23-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The little OPERA theatre of ny (LOTNY) will produce the New York Premiere of Carlisle Floyd's Prince of Players at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, East 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues from February 23-26, 2017.  (more...)

Irish Drama BY THE BOG OF CATS to Play The Artistic Home
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Artistic Home Artistic Director Kathy Scambiatterra announced today that the company will perform By the Bog of Cats; a drama by Irish playwright Marina Carr (The Mai) that premiered at Dublin's Abbey Theatre in 1998 and was produced in London's West End in a 2004 production starring Holly Hunter. (more...)

NBC Pushes Back Return of THIS IS US to Accommodate Obama's Farewell Speech
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

In order to ensure viewers will be able to see the return of their favorite new show of the season on Tuesday, Jan. 10, NBC has pushed back THIS IS US to 10 and 9 p.m. in the Eastern and Central time zones, respectively, while airing it twice in the Pacific time zone. (more...)

Indie Thriller MISSING CHILD to be Screened at IIFC 2017
by Movies News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

¬ďMissing Child¬Ē is a psychological thriller that follows the story of Gia (Kristen Ruhlin), a young woman who never knew her parents and has many questions about her mysterious past. (more...)

BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Kare - Jan 5, 2017

Based on the 1951 Academy Award-Winning Vincente Minnelli film musical of the same name which was inspired by the 1928 orchestral composition by George Gershwin, An American in Paris tells the story of a young American soldier, a mysterious French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the Aftermath of World War II. (more...)

WABC-TV is Most-Watched In New York and the Nation in 2016
by TV News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

WABC-TV, Channel 7, the ABC-owned television station in New York, continues to be the most watched station in the nation's largest media market. (more...)

Megan Kelly to Exit FOX News; Joins NBC as Daytime News Anchor
by TV News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Megyn Kelly, one of America's most prominent news anchors, will join NBC News, it was announced today by Andrew Lack, Chairman of the NBCUniversal News Group. (more...)

The Arctic Group Presents HARMONY at Dixon Place and HERE Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Harmony is an audio documentary and sound sculpture enhanced with visual/movement elements, featuring the collective consciousness of voices around the globe. (more...)

The Arts Company Introduces Two New Artists To Tennessee
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Arts Company introduces two artists new to Nashville-- Sculptor Roger Halligan and Painter Jan Chenoweth. In their Nashville debut exhibitions. Hopeful Fragments, the artists, who also happen to be husband and wife, will showcase their abstract contemporary artwork. (more...)

BWW Review: Pinky Swear's LIZZIE Rocks the Revenge Musical
by Andrew White - Jan 16, 2017

Just in time for those winter, presidential inaugural blues, Pinky Swear Productions comes along offering the ultimate rock-scream therapy session with Lizzie, a musical dedicated to America's most famous real-life axe-murderer. Not for the faint-of heart, this is a musical that by rights should be featured in this Saturday's women's march, a reminder that women are perfectly capable of getting in their digs (or whacks, as the case may be) when pushed to the edge. (more...)

SHE ROCKS, Vol.1 Released on Steve Vai's Record Label
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Favored Nations Entertainment will release the all-female compilation,¬†She Rocks, Vol.1. digitally on January 20th¬†with the physical CD available on February 4th.¬†¬†The compilation will be celebrated at the 2017¬†¬ďShe Rocks Awards,¬Ē¬†taking place¬†this Friday¬†in Anaheim, CA during the annual NAMM Convention. ¬† (more...)

Rehearsals Begin in London for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Rehearsals begin in London today for the highly anticipated new West End musical An American in Paris. Christopher Wheeldon's stunning reinvention of the Oscar winning film (that starred Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron) features the sublime music and lyrics of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a new book by Craig Lucas. (more...)

BWW Review: Watergate's Deep Throat Sings Again In MARK FELT, SUPERSTAR
by Michael Dale - Jan 15, 2017

While the title MARK FELT, SUPERSTAR may receive befuddled reactions from those not fully familiar with American political scandals, you can't blame bookwriter/composer/lyricist Joshua Rosenblum for not naming his smart, breezy, informative and extremely enjoyable show 'Deep Throat, the musical.' (more...)

Chickenshed Takes to 1980's Italy with TRUMPETS AND RASPBERRIES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

Revolving around a real political figure, Gianni Agnelli, this fictional plot mixes satire with a strong political message. When wealthy Agnelli is injured in a failed kidnap attempt, he is rescued by humble Antonio, one of his employees. Antonio flees the scene when people start shooting at him, leaving his jacket on Agnelli's body. The rich and influential Agnelli is taken to hospital in Antonio's jacket, where he mistakenly has his face reconstructed in the poor Antonio's likeness. Chaotic confusion ensues as Antonio finds himself the chief suspect in a kidnap plot - against himself! (more...)

'MARGARITAVILLE', THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS and More on Tap for Broadway in New Orleans' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The East Jefferson General Hospital Broadway in New Orleans 2017 - 2018 season was announced today. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, the new season will play at the historic Saenger Theatre in downtown New Orleans beginning fall 2017. (more...)

Stuff to Take Center Stage in Geoff Sobelle's THE OBJECT LESSON at NYTW; Tickets on Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Tickets for THE OBJECT LESSON, the third production of the New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) 2016/17 Season, are now on sale. (more...)

Wayne Brady on His New HAMILTON Role: 'I Auditioned Like Anyone Else'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

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Broadway Alum Hunter Parrish Set for Major Recurring Role on ABC's QUANTICO
by TV News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Broadway alum Hunter Parrish will appear in a 'major recurring role' in ABC's hit drama series QUANTICO. (more...)

Pulitzer Prize-Winning DISGRACED to Play at Syracuse Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

After the phenomenal success of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins, Syracuse Stage switches gears and turns on a powerful and explosive drama as the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Disgraced opens on Jan. 27 in the Archbold Theatre at the Syracuse Stage/SU Drama Complex, 820 E. Genesee St. Preview performances are Jan. 25 and 26. (more...)

Native Voices at the Autry Presents FAIRLY TRACEABLE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The only Equity theatre company dedicated exclusively to developing and producing new work by Native American artists, Native Voices presents the world premiere of Fairly Traceable by Mary Kathryn Nagle (Cherokee). This production is presented as part of Native Voices' 2016-17 season, themed "Take Back the Land."   (more...)

VIDEO: Watch All-New Sneak Peek at New FOX Series 24: LEGACY
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

After the Super Bowl, the clock resets. Rebecca intends to mobilize special agent, Tony Almeida in the all-new FOX series, 24: LEGACY.  Watch an all-new sneak peek that just debuted at TCA. (more...)

BWW Review: THE KITE RUNNER, Wyndham's Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Jan 11, 2017

Gary Naylor sees an adaptation of the celebrated novel, The Kite Runner, that loses some of its epic quality in transition to stage and ends up just a bit too generic for his tastes. (more...)

FOX Announces Premiere Date for New Comedy MAKING HISTORY & More
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

FOX is announcing premiere dates for new comedy MAKING HISTORY, new unscripted series KICKING & SCREAMING and new event series SHOTS FIRED and PRISON BREAK. (more...)

HAMILTON's Nik Walker to Bring Post-Inauguration 'Love-In' Concert to Broadway at W
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

42 Seven Productions (Broadway at W), W NY Times Square, and IndieFork kicks off the 2017 season with the new and exciting Live in the Living Room headliner series featuring Hamilton's Nik Walker and friends from Broadway's blockbuster hits HAMILTON, MISS SAIGON, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and A BRONX TALE. (more...)

EVITA, GOOD MONSTERS Claim Top Honors at Midwinter's First Night
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 10, 2017

Studio Tenn and Tennessee Performing Arts Center's joint venture to produce Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita in Nashville resulted in the production claiming the top prize as "Outstanding Musical of The Year" at Sunday's Midwinter's First Night event at The Larry Keeton Theatre. Nashville Repertory Theatre's production of Nate Eppler's original play Good Monsters took the title of "Outstanding Play of The Year" in the annual ceremony that dates back to its origins in 1989. (more...)

'You Can't Push Over a Standing Rock' Singer/Songwriter Rich Lynch Returns
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Nashville rocker Rich Lynch (www.richlynchband.com) scored a hit with his most recent digital release 'You Can't Push Over a Standing Rock' that championed the water protectors at Oceti Sakowin who are standing up against the Dakota Access Pipeline. (more...)

Season Six Premiere of HOMELAND Available Early Exclusively to Showtime Subscribers
by TV News Desk - Dec 30, 2016

Today,¬†SHOWTIME is giving its subscribers exclusive early access to the season six premiere of its Emmy¬ģ¬†and Golden Globe¬ģ-winning hit drama series¬†HOMELAND.¬† (more...)

WTCAE P-Lab Students Present THE LIBRARY at Warner Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

The students of the Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education Performance Lab will present the chilling play by Scott Z. Burns in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre this February. (more...)

Scoop: THIS IS US on NBC - Tuesday, January 10, 2017
by - Dec 28, 2016

Get all the scoop on THIS IS US, airing on NBC on Tuesday, January 10, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: CHICAGO FIRE on NBC - Tuesday, January 17, 2017
by - Dec 28, 2016

Get all the scoop on CHICAGO FIRE, airing on NBC on Tuesday, January 17, 2017! (more...)

History to Present 2-Hour Special TRANSITION OF POWER: THE PRESIDENCY, 1/8
by TV News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

What does it take to transition the most powerful office in the world? HISTORY(R) provides an inside look at the presidential hand-over process from election to inauguration and beyond in an original two-hour special, TRANSITION OF POWER: THE PRESIDENCY, airing Sunday, January 8 at 9pm ET/PT. (more...)

BWW Preview: Mazzoli-Vavrek WAVES Gets Second Break, at New York's Prototype Festival in January
by Richard Sasanow - Dec 27, 2016

For a new opera to have its second major showing less than four months after its premiere is unheard of¬óbut then BREAKING THE WAVES, based on the Lars Von Trier film of the same name, isn't just any opera. This triumph by composer Missy Mazzoli, librettist Royce Vavrek, and direction by James Darrah¬ówith a star-making turn by soprano Kiera Duffy in the central role of Bess¬ódebuted at Opera Philadelphia last September and is having its New York premiere on January 6-9, 2017, over the first weekend of the Prototype Festival at NYU's Skirball Center. (more...)

Brava's Presents New Year's Eve Comedy Fiesta
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Brava's New Year's Eve Comedy Fiesta, now in its fifth year, will lead the charge into uncharted territory (aka the New Year) with a diverse line up of satirically endowed, provocatively charming, woke, witty, and acclaimed stand up comedians. The laugh fest will be followed by dancing until 1AM, celebrity DJ Biachi Ishere, complimentary midnight champagne, munchies, and party hats. As we reel from the election Aftermath Brava invites you to laugh, dance, and reset with friends. Proceeds will benefit Brava! for Women in the Arts.          (more...)

little OPERA theatre of ny to Present Carlisle Floyd's PRINCE OF PLAYERS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

The little OPERA theatre of ny (LOTNY) will produce the New York Premiere of Carlisle Floyd's Prince of Players at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, East 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues from February 23-26, 2017. (more...)

EURYDICE, DON GIOVANNI, Recitals and More Set for Pepperdine Fine Arts Events This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

The Pepperdine University Fine Arts Division announces several music, opera, and theatre performances during the months of January through April 2017. (more...)

LEAH REMINI Answers Reddit Questions on Tonight's SCIENTOLOGY AND THE AFTERMATH on A&E
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Tonight, A&E Network will premiere an all-new special episode of the breakout series LEAH REMINI: SCIENTOLOGY AND THE Aftermath entitled 'Ask Me Anything.' (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS to Make North Texas Debut This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards¬ģ, will play the Music Hall at Fair Park January 31 - February 12, 2017, for two weeks presented by Dallas Summer Musicals. (more...)

Matthew Koma Releases Acoustic Version of 'Kisses Back'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Matthew Koma today unveils an acoustic version of his single ¬ďKisses Back¬Ē to further showcase his songwriting talent in its stripped down form. The acoustic version is available now on RCA Records. (more...)

VIDEO: Showtime Releases Official Trailer for Season 6 of HOMELAND
by TV News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

SHOWTIME has released the official trailer for season six of its Emmy and Golden Globe-winning hit drama seriesHOMELAND, which will premiere on Sunday, January 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.  (more...)

Sideshow Theatre Company Presents TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

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. Casting will be announced shortly. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at www.victorygardens.org, by calling (773) 871-3000 or in person at the Victory Gardens Box Office.  (more...)

Playwrights Foundation and the National Center for New Plays at Stanford University Presents 11th Annual Rough Readings Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Playwrights Foundation (PF) and the National Center for New Plays at Stanford's 2016/17 Rough Reading Series present early draft  readings on January 23 & 24 of THIRD EYE MOONWALK  by Jon Bernson, a  PF Resident Playwright. The readings of THIRD EYE MOONWALK are on Monday, January 23 2017 - 7:30 pm at Stanford and Tuesday January 24 2017 - 2:00 pm at Custom Made Theatre in San Francisco. (more...)

Viceland Announces Three New Series and Two Show Renewals for 2017
by TV News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

VICELAND, the cable channel from VICE Media and A+E Networks, rolls out three new series with the hot button shows 'Hate Thy Neighbor' and 'RISE' as well as the network's first foray into comedy series (more...)

Matrix Theatre Company Seeking New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

The Matrix Theatre Company Board of Directors announced today that it will conduct a national search for an Executive Director to replace Mary Ann McCourt. Ms. McCourt will transition to an advisory role during the search so that she may focus on her family. (more...)

Inaugural New York Science Fiction Film Festival to Launch in January
by Movies News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

We are culture. We are exploration. We are The New York Science Fiction Film Festival. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Season 2 of WGN America's Hit Drama UNDERGROUND
by - Dec 14, 2016

WGN America's critically acclaimed, hit original drama UNDERGROUND, which struck a chord with viewers and ignited a social media movement, will premiere its second season on Wednesday March 8, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Smash Hit London Dark Comedy BU21 Gets Australian Premiere in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

After a sell-out, award-nominated run and a West End transfer, Stuart Slade's BU21 will have its Australian premiere at The Old 505 Theatre from February 8 with an opening night on February 9. Outhouse Theatre, the company behind acclaimed productions of The Aliens and 4 Minutes 12 Seconds, is thrilled to introduce local audiences to one of Britain's most exciting, emerging playwrights. (more...)

Scoop: THE FOSTERS on FREEFORM - Tuesday, January 31, 2017
by - Dec 13, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE FOSTERS, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, January 31, 2017! (more...)

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