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Village Theatre (New York, NY)
158 Bleecker Street

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Explores themes of image and celebrity, insecurity and jealousy, identity and friendship, infatuation and love. . . It is the story of a man held captive by his personal search for beauty.


Broadway San Jose Announces 2017–18 Season, including the RENT 20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Broadway San Jose, a Nederlander Presentation, announced today the six productions that will comprise the lineup for its 2017-18 season -- Broadway's under the sea spectacular DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID (September 26-October 1, 2017), the Tony and Grammy Award-winning Broadway hit Beautiful - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL (November 13-19, 2017), Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece RENT 20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR (January 23-28, 2018), Lincoln Center Theater's Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's THE KING AND I (February 20-25, 2018), Andrew Lloyd Webber's spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera, LOVE NEVER DIES (March 13-18, 2018), and the breathtaking smash-hit musical FINDING NEVERLAND (April 17-22, 2018). The Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS (June 5-10, 2018) returns to San Jose by popular demand as a special season add-on.  (more...)

Powerful Documentary THE FREE MAN Coming to DVD, Digital HD & On Demand This May
by Movies News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Freedom is defined as the power of self-determination attributed to the will; the quality of being independent of fate or necessity, as Olympic freestyle skier Jossi Wells learns when he partners with The Flying Frenchies to find out what it really means to be free in the powerful documentary THE FREE MAN, available on DVD, Digital HD and On Demand May 2, 2017 from UPHE Content Group. (more...)

BWW Preview: BLOOD WEDDING at Westmont College
by Maggie Yates - Feb 24, 2017

'Blood Wedding,' a drama about the tremendous influence of love and marriage, shows the ecstasy and tragedy of passion that exists outside of societally sanctioned associations. (more...)

BWW Review: Southwestern's IN THE NEXT ROOM OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY Creates Quite A Buzz
by Joni Lorraine - Feb 24, 2017

It's a bold and courageous and even an educational thing to produce IN THE NEXT ROOM OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY. Southwestern has nothing to be ashamed of with this production. (more...)

Interview: Before The Parade! A Conversation With Michael Childers About His Upcoming HELLO JERRY! In The Desert
by David Green - Feb 24, 2017

The last remaining tickets are on sale for the desert's most anticipated annual star-studded concert event, Michael Childer's 'One Night Only', benefiting Jewish Family Services Of The Desert (JFS), to be held Thursday, April 20, 2017 at The McCallum Theatre. This 10th season's theme is 'Hello Jerry' and Michael and cast pay tribute to the incomparable composer Jerry Herman, bringing to the stage music form his popular musicals including Mame, Mack and Mabel, Grand Tour, La Cage Aux Folles and, of course, Hello Dolly. 'Hello Jerry' is directed by Jason Graae with musical direction by Christopher Marlowe. I had the opportunity to sit down with Michael Childer's to talk about this special tenth anniversary production, and more. Here are a few excerpts from that conversation … (more...)

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY to Premiere on E! Before New Drama THE ARRANGEMENT
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

E! brings viewers a night of unconventional love stories with the basic cable exclusive premiere of the global phenomenon “Fifty Shades of Grey,” airing Sunday, March 5 at 7:30pm ET/PT, followed by the debut of the network's second scripted series “The Arrangement” at 10pm ET/PT. The emotional new season of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” shifts to Sunday, March 12 at 9pm ET/PT, where for the first time Kim Kardashian West shares in detail her frightening account of the Paris robbery. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Brandenburg Choir's Staged Concert Of HANDEL'S MESSIAH Is A Feast For The Senses
by Jade Kops - Feb 24, 2017

HANDEL'S MESSIAH, one of the most iconic Baroque works is finally given the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra's exquisitely emotive and expressive treatment under the baton of Artistic Director and Conductor Paul Dyer. (more...)

BWW Review: Extraordinary Tony Award Winning FUN HOME Plays the Ahmanson
by Don Grigware - Feb 24, 2017

Finally an extraordinary musical that is high on substance and heart as well as entertainment value! 2015's Tony Winning Best Musical Fun Home is based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic. The Bechdels are an atypically dysfunctional family living in Pennsylvania. Cartoonist Alison (Kate Shindle) is trying to draw her father Bruce (Robert Petkoff) and to understand why he committed suicide. Currently onstage at the Ahamsnon Theatre through April 1, Fun Home with its emotionally engaging book by Lisa Kron and curiously vibrant music score by Jeanine Tesori, boasts seamless direction from Sam Gold and a wonderfully sensitive cast.  (more...)

EUGENE ONEGIN Opens this Sunday at Lyric Opera of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

An unforgettable romantic story of unrequited love and its unintended consequences returns to Lyric Opera of Chicago Feb. 26 -Mar. 20 for eight performances. For those who know Tchaikovsky's ballets Nutcracker and Swan Lake but not his operas,Eugene Onegin is a wonder and revelation. The glorious music brings Pushkin's poetic tale to life brilliantly in a Beautiful production with a terrific international cast. (more...)

BWW Interview: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH'S Hannah Corneau Chats About 'Acceptance and Love'
by Rachel Weinberg - Feb 24, 2017

I recently had the chance to speak with Hannah Corneau, who is currently taking on the role of Yitzhak in the national tour of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH following a successful revival on Broadway during the 2014-2015 theater season. The tour arrives in Chicago on March 7, and Corneau reflected on her experience with the show and the importance of HEDWIG's message. Below are excerpts from the conversation. (more...)

Rodgers and Hammerstein's CINDERELLA Will Dazzle Audiences Next Month at Miller Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA, the 2013 Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The King & I and The Sound of Music, will play Miller Auditorium for a limited engagement from March 24-26, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: GALA FLAMENCA 2017, Sadler's Wells
by Jenny Gilbert - Feb 24, 2017

What could be more cheering in a dank dark London February than a blast of Spanish flamenco? Answer: a Sadler's Wells flamenco gala, a fistful of stellar talents for the price of one. (more...)

Steven Lindsey Releases 'C.J. Lincoln, FBI'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Steven Lindsey, a retired Air Force Senior Master Sergeant, postal service employee, husband, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'C.J. Lincoln, FBI': a gripping and potent story of success, love, family, crime and courage. Special agent, C.J. Lincoln, believes she is getting her life together but a criminal with a personal history will challenge and change the agent's life forever. (more...)

WAM Theatre Announces First 2017 Fresh Takes Play Reading
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

WAM Theatre is delighted to announce that their 2017 Fresh Takes Play reading series will begin with The Flora and Fauna by Alyson Mead, winner of the Arizona-based Bridge Initiative: Women in Theatre New Work Contest.  The play chronicles the celebrations and challenges of a female friendship that spans almost 30 years. Additionally, this opening reading of the Fresh Takes Series will be a partnership with the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers, with a portion of the box office proceeds from the reading going to the Festival. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 2/24; THE HONEY TRAP in Boston, Glenn Close Profile, WEST SIDE STORY in Dallas and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 24, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE HONEY TRAP in Boston, Glenn Close as the latest 'Women in Theater' profile in Connecticut, WEST SIDE STORY in Dallas and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)

Global Green and FLAUNT's #StandForGreen Oscar Week Event Dazzled
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Yesterday evening, FLAUNT partnered with Global Green for their 14th annual pre-Oscar fundraiser at the new TAO in Hollywood. The event honored Tribal Chairman of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, David Archambault II, among others, and was a bold show of community in the face of the increasing threat to our environment and way of life. (more...)

Scoop: THE VAMPIRE DIARIES - Series Finale on THE CW - Thursday, March 16, 2017
by TV Scoop - Feb 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE VAMPIRE DIARIES - Series Finale, airing on THE CW on Thursday, March 16, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: THE ORIGINALS - Season Premiere on THE CW - Friday, March 17, 2017
by - Feb 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE ORIGINALS - Season Premiere, airing on THE CW on Friday, March 17, 2017! (more...)

Angemi Delivers Huge Smash the House Track 'I'll Catch You' Alongside Becko
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Fusing stellar production skills alongside the striking vocals from Becko, who continues to make waves after several high impact tracks on imprints such as Universal and Le Mans Recordings (more...)

The New York Musical Festival Announces Initial Lineup for 2017 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) announced today the initial lineup for 2017 NYMF. Among the shows announced in the lineup are the Next Link Project musical selections, as well as invited production selections. Now in its fourteenth year, the 2017 Festival will take place July 10th through August 6th at locations around midtown Manhattan in New York City. Dan Markley serves as NYMF Executive Director & Producer and Rachel Sussman serves as Director of Programming & Artist Services. (more...)

VIDEO: New BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Featurette 'Brings Beauty to Life'
by Movies News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Go behind the scenes with the Emma Watson, director Bill Condon, and the rest of the cast of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST in the new featurette 'Bringing Beauty To Life' (more...)

Opera Delaware Appoints New Board Members
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

A senior development and advancement professional with a strong track record in nonprofit education fundraising, a long-established and respected corporate litigator, and an information technology professional with expertise in corporate training are the newest additions to the now 18-member board of directors of OperaDelaware, the arts organization announced today. (more...)

Blank Canvas Theatre to Present FLOYD COLLINS Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

In this day and age, 'fake news' is just one click away. Well it's nothing new. Trapped in a cave in 1925, Floyd Collins became one of the first media sensations of the 20th century.  (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - WGN America's UNDERGROUND S2 to Feature Original Song from John Legend
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The highly anticipated second season premiere of WGN America's hit series UNDERGROUND will feature a new, original song from series executive producer John Legend entitled, 'In America,' (more...)

Keen Company Announces the Participants in the 2017 Keen Playwrights Lab
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Each season, the Keen Playwrights Lab brings together three mid-career playwrights to develop new full-length plays inspired by Keen Company's mission. Under the leadership of Jeremy Stoller, Keen's Director of New Work, writers meet throughout the year to create new plays that provoke identification, reflection, and emotional connection. The Playwrights Lab culminates with a reading of each new play in the spring, attended by the Keen community, the theater industry, and the general public. Keen's fourth season of the Playwrights Lab will allow Julia Jordan, Andrea Thome and Stefanie Zadravec to develop new plays. (more...)

Ringwald Cancels Production of THE FLICK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Due to an unprecedented drop in box office revenue, The Ringwald Theatre in Ferndale has announced plans to cancel its next scheduled production, The Flick by Annie Baker. (more...)

BWW Review: What's Really Old is New Again, with POPPEA from Concerto Italiano at Carnegie Hall
by Richard Sasanow - Feb 24, 2017

Monteverdi's L'INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA--THE CORONATION OF POPPEA--is considered the oldest opera in existence, but the version performed by Concerto Italiano at Carnegie Hall the other night, as part of the La Serenissima Festival (celebrating all things Venetian), showed it is also one of the freshest. It also couldn't be more timely, with an egotistical emperor, spiteful goddesses and servants happy to serve the most powerful people in the land (and get what they can out of it). (more...)

Kennedy Center Announces JFK Centennial Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced a weeklong celebration to honor the 100th anniversary of the birth of its namesake, the late President John F. Kennedy-whose 100th birthday would have been May 29, 2017. The Center kicked off its Centennial celebration last May, and by the end of 2017, will have presented a suite of more than 50 distinct programs inspired by five ideals often ascribed to President Kennedy: Courage, Freedom, Justice, Service, and Gratitude. Special performances fromMay 23-29, 2017 span theater programs, dance, music, and the return of the Center's popular Open House, which all memorialize the life and legacy of America's 35th President. Highlights include performances by DJ Spooky, Yo-Yo Ma with the National Symphony Orchestra, the world premieres of Kennedy Center commissions by composer Mason Bates and Company E, and special Open House performances by Bandaloop, Flexn, and others. Additional programs through 2017 will be announced at a future date. (more...)

Pacific Symphony To Show KING ARTHUR AND THE LEGENDARY DRAGON LAIR At Family Musical Mornings
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Journey back in time to the wondrous kingdom of Camelot, where gallant knights and fair damsels rule the land! Pacific Symphony's "Family Musical Mornings" concert-"King Arthur and the Legend of the Dragon's Lair"-is a rollicking ride, full of adventure, heroism, danger and excitement! (more...)

CinemaLive Presents COPPELIA In Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

CinemaLive, one of the market leaders in Event Cinema, are working in a partnership with The Australian Ballet to deliver The Fairy Tale Series, a series of three world premieres, to cinema audiences, allowing these world-class productions to be seen by an international audience. (more...)

Photo Flash: DeSoto Family Theatre Presents Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

DeSoto Family Theatre presents Disney's smash-hit musical, The Little Mermaid. This production runs through March 5 at the Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi - just a 20 minute drive from Memphis, Tennessee! (more...)

WILD WOMEN OF PLANET WONGO Extends for Third Time at the Parkside Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Due to popular demand, the 60's sci-fi immersive musical comedy Wild Women of Planet Wongo will extend its run for a third time, at the Lower East Side's Parkside Lounge through June 2017. (more...)

Mendocino Theatre Company presents MORNING'S AT SEVEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Mendocino Theatre Company opens its 40th anniversary season on March 2, 2017 with a revival of Paul Osborn's endearing comedy Morning's at Seven, originally performed in 1987. Directed by Bob Cohen, this heart-warming play from 1939 takes a humorous look at a close-knit family, exploring the eccentricities, regrets, and longings that underlie the lives of ordinary people. (more...)

THE MAGIC FLUTE to Bring Tuneful, Mystical Journey to Milwaukee in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Mozart's operatic fantasy delights audiences with its tuneful and mystical journey. (more...)

Thaw Out the Winter Chill at The Meatpacking District's 4th Annual Open Market
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

With an atmosphere resembling both a lavish soiree and an intimate block-party, Open Market is a celebration of the Meatpacking District's business community. (more...)

BWW Review: MADAM BUTTERFLY, King's Head Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Feb 24, 2017

The wonderful thing about fringe theatre is the variety and quality of what can be produced in a tiny space, with very little budget. Creativity is key to make an audience return to what is essentially the back room of a pub with slightly uncomfortable seating. Madam Butterfly is the latest creative offering from the King's Head Theatre, who has a well-known reputation for producing innovative and unique shows in such a room. (more...)

Coronado Playhouse Presents THE 39 STEPS, Running March 24-April 23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Coronado Playhouse continues its 71 st Season with The 39 Steps, from March 24 to April 23, 2017. Hitchcock meets Hilarious in this multi-award- winning stage adaptation of "The Master of Suspense's" murderous classic thriller. Director Desha Crownover (Seussical, 2016) makes a welcome return to Coronado Playhouse to direct this ingenious and entertaining theatrical extravaganza. (more...)

Tickets on Sale March 2 for WICKED at Shea's This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

After breaking box office records and selling out in 2008 and 2012, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return as a 2016-17 Special Engagement to Shea's Buffalo Theatre, May 17 - June 4, 2017 for 24 performances, presented by Shea's Performing Arts Center and Albert Nocciolino. (more...)

Rapper Spayyzee Releases Video for New Single 'Work For It'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Like anything in life, if takes perseverance and dedication to accomplish to accomplish your dreams, and coming to terms with what you may have to give up along with that struggle for success are just some of the themes broached in the video for “Work For It” (more...)

Brown Books Publishing Group Launches Signature Books Division
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Since pioneering a New Era in Publishing in 1994, Milli Brown and Brown Books Publishing Group have focused on one central concept-building successful relationships with authors and developing high quality, award-winning books for those who wish to retain the rights to their intellectual property. (more...)

Patrick Stewart Will Retire from X-MEN Franchise After LOGAN
by Movies News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Sir Patrick Stewart is officially finished with X-MEN. (more...)

Cast Set for Reading of Joseph Zettelmaier's SALVAGE at Peninsula Players
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Peninsula Players Theatre will present a play reading of Joseph Zettelmaier's "Salvage" on Monday, March 6 at 7 p.m. at Bjorklunden, 7590 Boynton Lane, Baileys Harbor.  (more...)

led2serve Launches 'Bird and Serve' Adventures Across Costa Rica
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

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BEACH PARTY BOYS Bring the Hits of The Beach Boys to Patchogue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) is proud to present 'Beach Party Boys: A Tribute to the Beach Boys' on Saturday, March 18 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater Announces Season 29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Artistic Director Jim Helsinger and Managing Director PJ Albert have announced the 10 productions that will comprise Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF's upcoming 2017-2018 Season. Featuring a Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, two Shakespearean epics, a madcap riff on a literary classic, critically acclaimed new works, an adaptation of a cinematic treasure, and stories ripped from the pages of today's most popular children's books, the nationally renowned Theater's 29th Season offers something for every audience in Central Florida and beyond. (more...)

The Firehall Arts Centre Welcomes the World Premiere of CIRCLE GAME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Firehall Arts Centre is proud to produce and present the world premiere of Circle Game: Reimagining the Music of Joni Mitchell from Saturday, April 29 to Saturday, May 20, 2017. (more...)

Antaeus Theatre Company Inaugurates Glendale Home with CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Antaeus Theatre Company inaugurates the newly completed Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center, the company's new home in the City of Glendale, with a fully partner-cast production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams. Opening nights (one for each cast) are set for March 23 and March 24, with low-priced previews beginning March 16. Cameron Watson directs Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece that was the playwright's personal favorite. (more...)

Rachel Grimes to Bring THE WAY FORTH to The Kentucky Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Kentucky Center presents RACHEL GRIMES: THE WAY FORTH at the Bombard Theatre on Friday, March 31, 2017 at 8 p.m. (more...)

CABARET at Fox Cities PAC Announces Digital Ticket Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is delighted to announce a $25 ticket lottery for Cabaret, which will play the Fox Cities P.A.C. from February 28-March 5.  (more...)

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