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Norma Terris Theatre (Chester, CT, )
North Main Street
Chester, CT,

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Adapted from Le Passe-Muraille by Marcel Aymť (Les Editions Gallimard)

Set in 1950s Paris, an unassuming civil servant finds he has the uncanny ability to walk through walls. With this magical discovery, he finally summons the courage to confess his feelings to his beautiful love-from-afar. Meanwhile, her husband has different plans for him. But how do you lock up a man who can simply slip away? A whimsical tale to buoy your spirits. A completely musical love story!



Pre-Sale Starts Tomorrow for MTC's THE LITTLE FOXES with Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Tickets for Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, starring Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon, directed by Daniel Sullivan, are available to purchase exclusively to American Express Card Members tomorrow, Tuesday, November 1 at 10AM. (more...)

The International Contemporary Ensemble Continues OpenICE Program at Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) continues its OpenICE program with three consecutive days of open-access programming at the Abrons Arts Center from November 10 to 12. In addition to several educational and outreach events which will serve children and adult clients of the Henry Street Settlement and Abrons Arts Center during the November weekend, OpenICE will present three concerts and two workshop events that are free and open to the public. (more...)

Centaur Theatre Presents THE WATERSHED by Annabel Soutar
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Montreal's Porte Parole and Toronto's Crow's Theatre return to Centaur Theatre with The Watershed, another probing Canadian story ripped from the headlines. As with the award-winning Seeds co-production, (Centaur 2013), this too is helmed by the prominent director, Chris Abraham and sees the return of Canadian acting icon, Eric Peterson, to the Centaur stage. (more...)

Cast Announced for Hilary Bettis's ALLIGATOR at A.R.T./New York Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

New Georges will kick off their 25th anniversary season in collaboration with The Sol Project to present the World Premiere of ALLIGATOR, written by Hilary Bettis (The Americans on FX) and directed by Elena Araoz (Dipika Guha's Mechanics of Love with To-By-For Productions; Hook & Eye's She-She in the Ice Factory Festival). (more...)

Mannes School of Music presents Kaija Saariaho's La Passion de Simone
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Mannes School of Music presents two performances of Kaija Saariaho's cornerstone oratorio La Passion de Simone. This 'musical path in 15 stations' is a major work crafted by composer Kaija Saariaho and writer Amin Maalouf, and is a contemporary Passion play on the 'luminous trajectory' of philosopher and activist Simone Weil, who devoted her life to the oppressed and met an untimely death in 1943. It will be performed in the critically-acclaimed production of the French music theater company La Chambre aux echos which has successfully toured in Europe (more...)

Cast Announced for Brown Paper Box Co.'s THE BALTIMORE WALTZ
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Brown Paper Box Co. is excited to announce the cast and production team for their second main stage production of their 2016/2017 season - The Baltimore Waltz by Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel. (more...)

Mannes School of Music Presents Kaija Saariaho's LA PASSION DE SIMONE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Mannes School of Music presents two performances of Kaija Saariaho's cornerstone oratorio La Passion de Simone. This "musical path in 15 stations" is a major work crafted by composer Kaija Saariaho and writer Amin Maalouf, and is a contemporary Passion play on the 'luminous trajectory' of philosopher and activist Simone Weil, who devoted her life to the oppressed and met an untimely death in 1943. (more...)

Southern Rep Theatre & UNO Extend Run for Lisa D'Amour's AIRLINE HIGHWAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

In response to overwhelming public demand, Southern Rep Theatre is pleased to announce it will extend the run for its current production, Lisa D'Amour's AIRLINE HIGHWAY, at Robert E. Nims Theatre, UNO Performing Arts Center, New Orleans LA 70122. (more...)

Photo Flash: Playwrights Horizons' A LIFE Celebrates Opening Night!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Playwrights Horizons' A Life, the world premiere of a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (A Small Fire and The Drunken City at Playwrights, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows), just opened at the company's Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street). Originally scheduled to play a limited engagement through Sunday, November 13, the production will now play through Sunday, November 27. (more...)

Steppenwolf for Young Adults Announces Cast for MONSTER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) announces the complete cast for Monster by Walter Dean Myers, adapted by Aaron Carter and directed by Hallie Gordon. (more...)

Qui Nguyen's VIETGONE Opens Tomorrow at Manhattan Theatre Club
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

A friendly reminder! Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere of Vietgone, the new play by Qui Nguyen (She Kills Monsters), directed by May Adrales (Luce), will open tomorrow, today October 25 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). Performances began today, October 4. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Orleans - Week of 10/23/2016
by BWW - Oct 23, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/23/2016 for New Orleans (more...)

Josh Franklin Releases Sophomore Album SPENT Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Having already received numerous accolades for his Broadway and acting career work and having performed alongside such musical legends as Aretha Franklin, Kylie Minogue, and Barry Manilow, Josh Franklin's sophomore album SPENT, out today, shines a spotlight on his immense talent as a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist musician. (more...)

Platinum Rockers KIX to Release CAN'T STOP THE SHOW: THE RETURN OF KIX DVD/CD Set
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Platinum-selling Maryland hard rock icons, KIX will release CAN'T STOP THE SHOW: THE RETURN OF KIX, a two-disc DVD/CD set, October 21, 2016 on Loud & Proud Records. (more...)

Pot of Gold! FINIAN'S RAINBOW, Starring Melissa Errico, Extends at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Irish Repertory Theatre announced today an extension of FINIAN'S RAINBOW, which will now run through December 31. Directed and adapted by Charlotte Moore (Da), FINIAN'S RAINBOW began previews on October 26, 2016, and officially opened November 6, 2016 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage. (more...)

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Presents A DAY WITH ROBERT LEPAGE/CANADA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Born in Quebec in 1957, Robert Lepage is one of the most versatile theatre artists of his generation. Working as an actor, playwright, and director he is constantly creating work in theatre, film, and opera. Since founding his theater company Ex Machina in 1994, his work has toured festivals worldwide and has won him great international acclaim. In his work, Lepage draws from contemporary history as a source of inspiration, and he has been at the forefront of telling stories through the use of new technology. (more...)

MTC Extends VIETGONE and SELL/BUY/DATE Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced that both of Manhattan Theatre Club's critically acclaimed fall productions playing at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street): Vietgone at Stage I and Sell/Buy/Date at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II are extending due to overwhelming demand. (more...)

Eric Owen Withdraws From Duo-Recital, Susanna Phillips To Perform Solo, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2016

Carnegie Hall today announced that bass-baritone Eric Owens must regrettably withdraw from his upcoming duo-recital with soprano Susanna Phillips scheduled for this Sunday, November 6 at 3:00 p.m. in Zankel Hall due to illness. Ms. Phillips has agreed to instead offer a solo recital joined by pianist Myra Huang and clarinetist Alicia Lee. (more...)

Sxip Shirey's Album Release Show at NYC's National Sawdust Set for 1/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Acclaimed electro-acoustic composer and performer Sxip Shirey's album release show will take place January 9 at National Sawdust in New York. (more...)

Mozart, Bach, Britten and More Slated for Oratorio Society of New York's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The Oratorio Society of New York (OSNY), New York's standard for grand choral performance, will mark its 2016-17 season with performances of symphonic choral masterworks of Handel, Mozart, Bruckner, and Britten, ending with Bach's monumental Mass in B Minor. Leading the OSNY for its 144th season will be Kent Tritle, in his 12th year as Music Director. (more...)

Michael Potts, Andre Holland & More Join JITNEY on Broadway; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) just announced full casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean). (more...)

Celia Keenan-Bolger, Kathleen Chalfant and More to Perform Sarah Ruhl's Works at 2016 Mimi Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Theatre luminaries will gather on Monday, November 14, 2016, to honor award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl with the 2016 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award, presented by The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust. (more...)

A LIFE, Starring David Hyde Pierce, Extends Again at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Due to critical and popular demand, Playwrights Horizons has announced a second extension of their hit world premiere production of A Life, a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (A Small Fire and The Drunken City at Playwrights, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows). (more...)

BWW Blog: The Best Of Mankind
by Barry Kostrinsky - Nov 29, 2016

Today it is too easy to get down on our frail featherless friends. We are birds of a unique ability to fly. It is easy to dis, but deserves much more that's not to missed from our fellow monkeys who have elevated our canopy to reach closer to our internal gods above and inside. I will celebrate the best of humankind and try to write a pictorial story with no direction in sight. It will be an image game. (more...)

VIETGONE and SELL/BUY/DATE Enter Final Week of Extended, Acclaimed Engagements at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club's (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) critically acclaimed, extended fall productions of Veitgone and Sell/Buy/Date at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street) are both entering their final week of performances.  (more...)

Suzanna Ross to Bring A LITTLE LOVE, A LITTLE AMOUR to Metropolitan Room 2/28/2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2016

Suzanna Ross will be singing a collection of songs that includes American jazz, French classics, a few pop tunes of the 60s and 70s, and some movie favorites. Songs are from the lists of Peggy Lee, Dusty Springfield, Diana Krall, Sting, Michel LeGrand, Edith Piaf, Lucienne Delyle, Francoise Hardy, and more. Suzanna has performed in Manhattan at TOMI Jazz Club, Cafe Noctambulo/Pangea, and Mondays at Kitano Hotel's Jazz Club. She has also performed at cultural venues including the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning.   (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 24, 2016
by - Nov 24, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Revives its Production of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The Washington Stage Guild starts its 'Pearl Anniversary' season with a remount of one of America's favorite holiday stories in It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. It's Christmas Eve, 1946, and we are the studio audience for a local radio station as its cast of voice actors and one very busy sound effects man broadcast the beloved tale of George Bailey and his encounter with Clarence, his guardian angel. This 'radio play-within-a-play' re-imagines the familiar movie as it would have been heard in homes all over America in the late 40s, when just such a broadcast took place. Playwright (more...)

See The Met Opera's L'AMOUR DE LOIN in HD at Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The Ridgefield Playhouse and Craig's Fine Jewelry Live in HD Series brings an encore performance of the Met Opera in HD L'Amour De Loin to the screen on Wednesday, December 21 at 2pm.  (more...)

Goat in the Road Brings NUMB to New York
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

New Orleans-based collaborative theater company Goat in the Road brings their award-winning play Numb to New York audiences.  (more...)

Local Kids, Broadway Stars to Take the Stage in Pioneer Theatre Company's OLIVER!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents Oliver!, the award-winning musical by Lionel Bart inspired by the orphan's tale, Oliver Twist, written by Charles Dickens. Oliver! runs December 2 to December 17, 2016. (more...)

VIDEO: The Ghostlight Series 'Memory' from CATS Featuring Jessica Hendy & Jacob Yates
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

A new arrangement of the iconic song 'MEMORY' from CATS with current CATS cast member Jessica Hendy on vocals and Jacob Yates on cello. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sarah Ruhl Honored with Steinberg Playwright Award
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Nov 15, 2016

Just last night, Sarah Ruhl was honored with the 2016 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award  at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. The evening featured performances of Ruhl's work by Blair Brown, Kathleen Chalfant, Maria Dizzia, Jessica Hecht, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Polly Noonan and Joseph J. Parks. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Christine Baranski, Matthew Broderick and More to Appear at MTC's Fall Benefit Honoring Nathan Lane
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club will present its 2016 Fall Benefit, honoring two-time Tony Award winner Nathan Lane, next Monday evening, November 21 at 583 Park Avenue (63rd Street and Park Avenue). The event just announced its celebrity lineup! (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2016

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BWW Review: Where is Heroic GUILLAUME TELL Now that We Need Him? On Stage at the Met
by Richard Sasanow - Nov 13, 2016

Always looking for new worlds to conquer, Gioachino Rossini wrote GUILLAUME TELL in French, as Paris became the center of the opera world. Despite his successes there, this was to be his operatic swan song, a story glorifying a revolutionary character--with a message that resonated, loud and strong, at the performance the night after the troubling American election. (more...)

MasterVoices to Present Bach's ST. JOHN PASSION at Carnegie Hall This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), celebrating its 75th anniversary during the 2016-2017 season, presents St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach on February 9, 2017 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall (57th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019). (more...)

Santa Barbara Film Festival to Honor Isabelle Huppert with Montecito Award
by Movies News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced today that Isabelle Huppert will receive their prestigious Montecito Award for her critically acclaimed role in Paul Verhoeven's Elle, a Sony Pictures Classics release. (more...)

Santa Barbara International Film Festival to Honor Isabelle Huppert with Montecito Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced today that Isabelle Huppert will receive their prestigious Montecito Award for her critically acclaimed role in Paul Verhoeven's Elle, a Sony Pictures Classics release. Given to a person in the entertainment industry who has made a great contribution to film, the award will be presented to her at a ceremony on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at the historic Arlington Theater. (more...)

Groundbreaking Lineup Set for FIRST LOOK 2017 at Moving Image
by Movies News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Museum of the Moving Image is pleased to announce the lineup for the First Look Festival, its annual showcase for groundbreaking new moving-image art. (more...)

Players Presents a MET Premiere and an Encore of WAR HORSE this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

In additional to launching their Inaugural Winter Season of Plays this week the Peterborough Players continues their Arts on Screen Season this weekend with two performances. (more...)

The Journey of HAIRSPRAY- From Screen to Stage and Back Again!
by Jeffrey Kare - Dec 7, 2016

Tonight, America shall be introduced to the fourth incarnation of Hairspray. The first was the 1988 original film, the second was the 2002 Broadway musical, the third was its 2007 film adaptation, and now the 2016 live television production on NBC. Hairspray takes place in Baltimore, Maryland in the year 1962, where we meet a plump teenage girl named Tracy Turnblad, whose lifelong dream is to dance on the local TV dance program known as The Crony Collins Show. When Tracy wins a role on the show and becomes an overnight sensation, she luanches a campaign to intergrate the show. As a Welcome to the 60's, let's go back to beginning to learn the history of the property itself. (more...)

BoHo Announces Directors for 2017 Season, Featuring URINETOWN and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

BoHo Theatre is excited to announce directors for its upcoming 2017 season. BoHo is focused on bringing people together through an eclectic mix of musicals, dramas, and classic plays, inspiring its community to make caring, thoughtful relationships the highest priority. (more...)

HEISENBERG, Starring Mary-Louise Parker and Denis Arndt, Starts Final Week on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club's acclaimed world premiere of Heisenberg, the new play by Tony Award and two-time Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens, directed by Drama Desk Award winner Mark Brokaw, starring Denis Arndt and Tony and Emmy Award winner Mary-Louise Parker, begins the final week of its sold-out, critically heralded run tonight at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). The limited engagement will play its final performance at the Friedman on Sunday, December 11. (more...)

Steven Barkhimer and Paula Plum to Star in WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? at the Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston announces cast & creative team for Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, directed by Scott Edmiston, running January 13 - February 12, 2016. (more...)

MasterVoices Presents ST. JOHN PASSION At Carnegie Hall, 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), celebrating its 75th anniversary during the 2016-2017 season, presents St. John Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach on February 9, 2017 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall (57th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019). (more...)

Bergen Performing Arts Center Announces On Sale Date for 2017 Shows
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

New shows on sale at bergenPAC: Grupo Niche-Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 8PM. An Evening with Deepak Chopra sponsored by The Graf Center for Integrative Medicine at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center-Friday, March 24, 2017-8PM. Norm Lewis sponsored by The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation-Sunday, April 2, 2017-7PM. Idan Raichel: Piano-Songs-Tuesday, April 25, 2017-8PM.  Tickets go on sale Friday, December 9, 2016 at 11AM at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at 201.227.1030.  (more...)

BWW Preview: Works & Process at Guggenheim Looks at the Met's L'AMOUR DE LOIN, Through December 29
by Richard Sasanow - Dec 1, 2016

Composer Kaija Saariaho is a woman of few words but potent music, judging by her comments about her acclaimed opera, L'Amour DE LOIN, and the excerpts performed at the Guggenheim's Works & Process series several weeks ago, in preparation for the opera's much-anticipated Met debut on Thursday, December 1. (more...)

The Met Opera Live in HD to Screen L'AMOUR DE LOIN at Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

???????The Ridgefield Playhouse and Craig's Fine Jewelry Live in HD Series brings an encore performance of the Met Opera in HD L'Amour De Loin to the screen on Wednesday, December 21 at 2pm.  (more...)

FINIAN'S RAINBOW, Starring Melissa Errico, Extends Again at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Due to unprecedented demand, Irish Repertory Theatre announced today a second extension of FINIAN'S RAINBOW, which will now run through January 29, 2017. (more...)

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