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48th Street Theatre (New York, NY)
157 W. 48th St.

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Legendary Rock Climber Tommy Caldwell Discusses Memoir at the Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Legendary rock climber Tommy Caldwell comes to town to discuss his recently-released memoir, THE PUSH: A Climber's Journey of Endurance, Risk, and Going Beyond Limits. (more...)

Treat Mom to DINING and the ARTS
by Marina Kennedy - May 8, 2017

Are you looking to round out that special day with mom or the people who mean the most to you? Visit a top arts venue in New York City or New Jersey and pair it with drinks or a meal. Here are a few suggestions that promise to make Mother's Day weekend memorable. (more...)

Treat Mom to DINING and THEATER in NJ
by Marina Kennedy - May 8, 2017

Are you looking to round out that special day with mom and the people who mean the most to you? Visit a top theater venue in New Jersey and pair it with drinks or a meal. Here are a few suggestions that promise to make Mother's Day weekend memorable. (more...)

TOP GIRLS, CHICAGO, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Among Keegan Theatre's 2017-18 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Keegan Theatre has announced its 2017-2018 season, featuring 2 DC Premieres, 1 World Premiere, and its 15th Ireland Tour of an American classic. (more...)

BWW Interview: Sherry Vine & Joey Arias Chat About the Evolution of Drag and Their Stripped-Down New Show at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Troy Frisby - May 5, 2017

Between the two of them, drag icons Sherry Vine and Joey Arias have more than 50 years of performing experience combined. Not only that, but their working relationship and enduring friendship began more than 20 years ago. Though they've toured with one another around the world over the years, it's been a few years since they've teamed up for a big show in New York, where they first met. Thankfully, the legendary divas will reunite onstage in the city for a new show at Feinstein's/54 Below, as part of Garth Schilling's (also known as Miss Vodka Stinger) drag-themed Thursday night series called LATE NIGHT DRAG. The run will also include Cacophony Daniels, Marti Gould Cummings, Varla Jean Merman, Ray DeForest, RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE star Alexis Michelle, and Miss Vodka Stinger herself with the Martha Rayes. Prior to Vine and Arias' show, the pair pressed pause on their first day of rehearsal to speak with us over the phone about their individual careers, more than two decades of collaboration, and reuniting onstage in the city that brought them together. (more...)

Historic Billie Holiday Theatre to Reopen Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

RestorationArt, the 21st century creative complex in Central Brooklyn, reopens the AUDELCO and Obie Award-winning Billie Holiday Theatre that was founded in 1972 by Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, after completing its first major renovation in 45 years. (more...)

Lemon Lemon Arrives Just In Time For Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

With summer days just Around the Corner, LEMON LEMON, a new sparkling lemonade from PepsiCo, is available in stores across the country, offering a refreshing way to enjoy the warmest months of the year. LEMON LEMON includes a mix of lemon juice, bubbles and a touch of sweetness, available in three flavors Original, Blackberry and Peach. At just 70-calories per 12-oz. can it is a bubbly reminder to take time out from your busy daily routine. (more...)

MFF Cabaret Returns to SubCulture This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Join your favorite Mark Fisher Fitness staff members this Saturday, June 3 at SubCulture (45 Bleecker Street) for 'Mark Fisher Fitness Unplugged,' an evening of song, dance, and sexy shenanigans benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Doors open at 8 PM and the show starts at 8:30 PM. Tickets are on sale now here. (more...)

LEVL Fat Burning Measurement Device Available Nationwide
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

LEVL is a health and wellness device that can tell an individual's current state of fat burning with one simple breath. The company announced nationwide availability of LEVLhome, just in time for beach weather. Consumers across the United States can now purchase the device at http://levlnow.com, and begin their journey to wellness and fat burning. (more...)

BWW Interview: Shortstack Theatre's Emily Suarez And MacKenzy Clyne talk SUMMER CAMP at The 5 & Dime
by Heather Vollman - May 26, 2017

Summer is right Around the Corner for Jacksonville students, and that means sun, fun, and…summer camp! If you're looking for a week-long adventure for your children this summer, you'll want to consider Shortstack Theatre Company's Acting and Musical Theatre Camp offerings, hosted by The 5 & Dime in Jacksonville's urban core. (more...)

FILL THE HALL Food Drive to Return to The Music Hall for Third Year
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The Music Hall, dubbed "the beating cultural heart of the New Hampshire Seacoast," (The Boston Globe) is showing its heart on Saturday, June 24, when it opens its doors and asks the community to help fill every seat in the Historic Theater with bags of food for Gather's (formerly The Seacoast Family Food Pantry) Summer Meals 4 Kids  program during the third annual Fill The Hall Food Drive. (more...)

Three Bridges Shares Easy Recipes to Enhance Memorial Day Barbecues
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

With Memorial Day just Around the Corner, it's almost time to fire up the grill for the beginning of barbecue season. Three Bridges, a premium line of refrigerated pastas and sauces, shares the perfect flavors to elevate seasonal menus and ensure your backyard barbecue is one to remember. (more...)

BWW Review: Cumberland County Playhouse's Magnificent MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 22, 2017

Ross Griffin's dramatically flamboyant portrayal of Jerry Lee Lewis in Cumberland County Playhouse's magnificent production of the Tony Award-winning Million Dollar Quartet would be reason enough to buy a ticket to see the fast-moving, tune-filled salute to one of music's most legendary nights that didn't end up with some star dying in a plane crash or surviving a car wreck. (more...)

STOLI VODKA Presents Strawberry Smash Cocktail for Memorial Day
by Marina Kennedy - May 20, 2017

Check out this fantastic recipe by Stoli Vodka for a Memorial Day refresher. The Strawberry Smash Cocktail is a drink you'll be mixing all summer long. (more...)

United Palace Reawakens Wonder with Spring Events
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

United Palace, the stunning architectural gem that recalls the movie palaces of a bygone era, is hosting a series of blockbuster special events for adults and children of all ages on the weekend of May 6 and 7. (more...)

LEVL Announces Nationwide Availability
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

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Manal al-Sharif to Discuss 'DARING TO DRIVE' Book at The Music Hall This June
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Next month, The Music Hall will welcome to its Innovation and Leadership series the remarkable Manal al-Sharif, winner of the Vaclav Havel Prize for Creative Dissent at the Oslo Freedom Forum in 2012 and named one of the '100 Most Influential People in the World' by TIME that same year. (more...)

Eric Haggman Premiers 2017 Summer Reading List
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

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KCRW Sets 8th Season of Free, Outdoor Summer Nights Shows
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

KCRW presents the 8th season of its signature event series, Summer Nights, featuring free, all-ages, outdoor shows throughout the summer to communities in the greater Los Angeles area and beyond. (more...)

Legendary Sports Icons to Be Celebrated at Julien's Auctions
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Julien's Auctions, the world record breaking auction house to the stars, has announced three auctions over two days in June that will celebrate the world's greatest athletes in sports history. Football Legends Featuring the Collection of Bernhard L. Lacroix, Sports Legends and Formula One Legends will highlight the two day auction to take place at the Mall Galleries in London on Friday, June 9, 2017 and Saturday, June 10, 2017. (more...)

Boy Band Trio Forever In Your Mind Release New Singles, Live Dates
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

In the midst of the prolonged void of a true Boy Band with not only the aesthetic qualities but true musical talent that has long been absent since the demise of One Direction (and furthermore the true 90's boom of NYSYNC, 98 Degrees, the Backstreet Boys etc.), many have stepped up to the plate but failed to deliver the perfect combination. (more...)

USA Fit Tampa Bay Announces Marathon Training
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

With the winter marathon and half marathon season just Around the Corner, USA Fit Tampa Bay invites runners and walkers of all levels in the Tampa Bay and St. Petersburg areas to lace up their running shoes and start training with them this Saturday, Aug. 22, from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m., or Aug. 29, from 7:00 to 8:30 a.m. at North Shore Park. Aspiring and experienced long distance athletes alike can learn more about USA Fit, meet their coaches and fellow members. For those who miss either orientation event, online registration and other available Saturdays to begin training are available now through Sept. 26 at www.tampabayfit.com. 'There is nothing like that feeling of accomplishment and pride when you finish a marathon or half marathon for the first or even twentieth time,' said Organizer Michelle Schultz, a native from St. Petersburg who credits USA Fit Tampa Bay with helping her properly prepare for her second marathon. 'We are excited to have been able to bring that joy to our members over the years. We strive to give them a structured but fun, social and non-intimidating training environment. Members can meet their specific race and fitness goals together, while training at their individual paces.' Members meet each Saturday over the course of 25 weeks to train in their ability-based groups under the tutelage and encouragement of USA Fit's team of certified coaches. During the week, they follow a carefully devised training schedule, enjoy informational seminars on fitness- and health-related topics and enjoy occasional social events to continue the camaraderie off the pavement. This year's target races, which are not required but highly encouraged by USA Fit, include the Ft. Lauderdale A1A, Florida Road Races, Disney Marathon and the St. Pete Beach Classic. 'No matter how much you've run, walked or haven't, we have a group for you to train with,' added Co-Organizer Jennifer Bumbalough. 'The only thing we ask our members to show up with is a goal and the passion to meet it. We take care of the rest!' Registration is $120 for new members and $100 for returning members from any previous season. More information and online registration is available at www.TampaBayFit.com. About USA Fit Tampa Bay USA Fit Tampa Bay is a part of USA Fit, a family of marathon and half marathon group training programs based in Houston, Texas. Since 1989, thousands of runners and walkers across the country have become fitter, happier and mentally stronger through USA Fit's non-intimidating, safe and highly effective programs. For more information about USA Fit Tampa Bay, visit www.tampabayfit.com. For more information about USA Fit, visit www.usafit.com. (more...)

BWW Interview: Breast Cancer and Drug Use and Nazis, Oh My! Jennifer Decker Talks the MUSEUM OF DYSFUNCTION
by Natalie de la Garza - Jun 9, 2017

Breast cancer, drug use, Nazis -- sounds like the MUSEUM OF DYSFUNCTION is back. (more...)

Director Danielle Howard Returns to Hackmatack for Season's First Show SHE LOVES ME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

When Danielle Howard of Dover heard that Hackmatack Playhouse was producing "She Loves Me" this summer, she immediately called to see if the Berwick summer theater needed a director for this 1963 musical that is one of her favorites. (more...)

DASH ARTS DACHA to Bring Enchanted Performance Space to Rich Mix This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Dash Arts presents a month-long enchanted performance space, modelled on the iconic Russian summer house set within the revolutionary turmoil of 1917. The Dacha acts as a backdrop and set for a whole series of different performances, delving into life in 1917 through the eyes of the Popov family dacha in Vyritsa, several hours outside Petrograd. (more...)

Annual Barter Days are Right Around the Corner
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Barter Theatre is once more returning to its namesake by offering patrons the chance to barter for tickets to a show with its annual "Barter Days" event. (more...)

VIDEO: Rachel Bloom Insists 'I Don't Care About Awards Shows' in Hilarious New Video!
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

In her latest video titled, 'Rachel Bloom Doesn't Care About Award Shows,' the actress sings and dances her way through a supposed anti-Emmy promotional video campaign. Check it out below! (more...)

BWW Review: THE LAST BREAKFAST CLUB Earns an A+ for Its Delicious Musical Detention
by Gil Kaan - Jun 5, 2017

Kate Pazakis just keeps topping herself with her musical parodies! This time she teams up with Bradley Bredeweg and his Fuse Project for a wildly entertaining THE LAST BREAKFAST CLUB. Bredeweg and Pazakis ingeniously take the 'Musical Parody of' concept and 'fuse' a mash-up of John Hughes' classic film The Breakfast Club with other cinematic cult favorites. The pop song choices are simply genius as they each move the plot along. (more...)

Julia Glass to Chat THREE JUNES at Music Hall's Writers in the Loft Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

The Music Hall's Writers in the Loft series welcomes the National Book Award-winning author of Three Junes, Julia Glass, on Wednesday, June 21. The beloved writer visits with her latest work, A HOUSE AMONG THE TREES, a richly plotted novel about friendship, art, and the power of a legacy. (more...)

Dancemakers MiniFest is Just Around the Corner!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Dancemakers previously announced the  company's first-ever MiniFest, featuring two weeks of contemporary, enticing, well-crafted dance works and outreach events, from June 13 to 24 at three different venues. (more...)

4 Best Ways to Spend Father's Day This Year
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

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The Music Hall's Writers in the Loft Series to Welcome Christina Baker Kline
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The Music Hall's Writers in the Loft series welcomes to the stage the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Orphan Train (3 million copies sold in 40 countries), Christina Baker Kline, on Tuesday, July 18. (more...)

CMA Fest, Vince Gill, Johnny Lee, Ray Scott, Jason Aldean And Many More Featured In The Newest Episode Of 'The Pickup'
by TV News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Continuing the tradition of bringing you the latest news in country music, the latest episode of "The Pickup" features a look inside CMA Fest, Vince Gill's latest musical pairing, Johnny Lee still lookin' for love, Ray Scott's latest album, and so much more of country's top stories. (more...)

Rob Cantrell, Jaboukie Young-White, Paganomation and More Set for DOWNTOWN VARIETY HOUR at UCB Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Nat Towsen's Downtown Variety Hour is back again at UCB Theatre East Village on Monday, June 5, now at a new time: 7:30 PM. (more...)

Liz Lokre to Kick Off Live on the Patio at Roy Thomson Hall's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

With the first day of summer just Around the Corner, we're excited to kick- off another season of great FREE music with Live on the Patio at Roy Thomson Hall. (more...)

National Book Award winner Julia Glass Comes to WRITER IN THE LOFT, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

 The Music Hall welcomes to its Loft stage the National Book Award-winning author Julia Glass with her latest work, A HOUSE AMONG TREES. Known best for her masterful work Three Junes, Glass has orchestrated another richly plotted novel of friendship and love that explores as well the impact of artistic ambition, the perils of celebrity, and the power of an unexpected legacy.   (more...)

MAGIC MONDAY Returns to Santa Monica Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Experience the thrill of magic and spellbinding illusions with a rotating cast of Master Magicians and Variety Acts every Monday at the Santa Monica Playhouse from May 1 through August 28. Created by the same team that brought you the theatrical smash hit Smoke and Mirrors, the weekly variety show MAGIC MONDAY began last summer at the Santa Monica playhouse and is back due to overwhelming audience response. (more...)

Camp Woodland: Little-known Mid-Century Community Became Racially Diverse, Culturally Rich Piece of History -- Americana at Its Best
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

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KCRW and the Annenberg Foundation Announce Line-Up for SOUND IN FOCUS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

KCRW and the Annenberg Foundation are pleased to announce the lineup for the 2017 SOUND IN FOCUS series -- three, free, all-ages concerts held at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Century City.   The series kicks-off on Saturday, July 15 with a headlining performance from Grammy-winning R&B artist Miguel, an opening set by Brooklyn-based multi-instrumentalist Gabriel Garzon-Montano, and DJ sets by Stretch Armstrong. The evening will be hosted by KCRW's Anthony Valadez. The series continues on Saturday, July 22 with a headlining performance from the legendary Paul Oakenfold, opening sets by East L.A.-based troubadour Mondo Cozmo and L.A.'s Lo Moon, and DJ sets by KCRW's Jason Bentley. (more...)

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NIGHT OUT At Playhouse on Park Set For 7/20!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

With TGIF Around the Corner, head over to Playhouse on Park for a mingle or two! The Playhouse is offering a special Young Professionals rate for The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) on Thursday, July 20. A pre-show networking reception will be held from 6:00-7:15pm, and the show begins at 7:30pm. The ticket price Young Professionals (ages 21-35) is just $20!   Relax with some snacks and unwind with a glass of rose or cabernet - all complimentary, of course. After a bit of networking, kick back and enjoy the show: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) features all 37 of Shakespeare's plays, performed in 97 minutes, by three actors. (more...)

Stephanie J. Block Confirms on BWW Red Carpet Live-stream that FALSETTOS is Coming to PBS this October
by Matt Tamanini - Jun 11, 2017

On BroadwayWorld's Tony Awards red carpet live-stream, Tony-nominee Stephanie J. Block confirmed to our Ben Cameron that the Tony-nominated revival of FALSETTOS will be broadcast on PBS this October.  (more...)

Writer/Director Marcia Kimpton "BARDO BLUES" To Close Out 8th Annual SOHO Film Fest
by TV News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

With the SOHO International Film Festival right Around the Corner at Village East Cinemas (189 2nd Avenue on 12th Street), #SOHO8 recently announced a brand new drama making its WORLD PREMIERE as an official selection on Closing Night, Wednesday, June 21st! (more...)

Citizens Committee for the Lakewood Animal Shelter Hosts 13th Annual Hair of the Dog Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

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Bear Hunting and Mask-Making this May Half-Term at Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

With the Easter holidays now behind us, there's only a few short weeks until May Half-Term comes Around the Corner. The Belgrade Theatre is offering up some theatrical delights to keep families entertained during the holiday including bear hunting and mask making! (more...)

The Makers of the CHI-CHI'S' Brand Share Tips for Throwing the Ultimate Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

With Cinco de Mayo just Around the Corner, the makers of the CHI-CHI'S brand are offering festive party tips to help elevate any upcoming gathering into a fun and entertaining fiesta. In a world where everyone is glued to their phones, we want to help people connect with each otherand with the momentover tasty chips, tortillas, crowd-pleasing salsa and fun times. (more...)

INNOVATION + LEADERSHIP presents Rock Climber Tommy Caldwell
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Music Hall's Innovation and Leadership series will present the legendary rock climber Tommy Caldwell, on Friday, May 19, 2017.  Caldwell, the first person to free-climb the Dawn Wall of Yosemite's El Capitan, will discuss his recently-released memoir, THE PUSH: A Climber's Journey of Endurance, Risk, and Going Beyond the Limits. The book chronicles his exhilarating and odds-defying journey to becoming one of the world's greatest athletes. In the vein of adventure memoirs (such as Cheryl Strayed's Wild) and fascinating sports narratives (such as Christopher McDougall's Born to Run),THE PUSH is an arresting account of navigating challenges, testing limits, and following your passion-and a powerful reminder of the extraordinary potential we all hold within us. (more...)

Hip Hop Dance Theatre Festival BREAKIN' CONVENTION Coming to DCPA This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Denver Center for the Performing Arts presents Sadler's Wells' critically acclaimed international hip hop dance theatre festival, BREAKIN' CONVENTION, November 4-5 with a special student matinee on Friday, November 3 at 11 a.m at The Buell Theatre and around the Denver Performing Arts Complex. (more...)

Rae Sanni, Daniel Koren, Rejected New Yorker Cartoons and More Come to DOWNTOWN VARIETY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Nat Towsen's Downtown Variety Hour continues the fourth year of its run at UCB Theatre East Village on Monday, May 1, at 8 PM. Host Nat Towsen (VICE, Nickelodeon) combines the disappearing, eclectic lower Manhattan culture in which he grew up (Around the Corner from the theatre, in fact) with interviews, informative presentations, and the best of the NYC comedy scene. The show features native luminaries as well as a few welcome New York transplants.  (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for April 24, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 24, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! We wish you a wonderful start to your work week while posing the musical question: Are you as water-logged as we are? The rains in Tennessee over the weekend are, according to the Weather Channel, on their way out of the area and sunshine is just Around the Corner…just in time, we say! There's a lot of theater coming up this week and we've got shows to see and people to watch! Greetings to today's cover model Jordan Tudor Haggard who may or may not be enjoying a butterscotch sundae to kick off her day while she catches up on today's news of a theatrical bent. (more...)

The United States Pizza Team Competes at the World Pizza Championship in Parma, Italy
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The U.S. Pizza Team (USPT) will be returning to Parma, Italy, to compete in the 26th annual World Pizza Championship May 8-10, 2017. The team will bring 17 competitors, all master pizzaiolos, from Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, California, Michigan, North Carolina, Florida, and New York. Team captain Michael LaMarca, owner of the Master Pizza chain in Cleveland, Ohio, Coaches Gino Rago, owner of Panino's Pizza in Chicago, and Jamie Culliton, the reigning world champion in freestyle acrobatics, will lead the team in hopes of returning with gold medals. (more...)

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