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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.

Ringwald's 7th Annual Gay Play Series to Run 6/17-27
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

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Amphibian Stage Productions to Screen National Theatre's LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES, 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Amphibian Stage Productions will show a film of the National Theatre of London's production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Christopher Hampton on Saturday, June 4 at 1pm and Wednesday, June 8 at 2pm and 7pm, in partnership with the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK Vocal Selections Now Available
by Michael Dale - May 27, 2016

The published volume includes a dozen songs from the Broadway original cast recording arranged for voice with piano accompaniment. (more...)

PROOF Opens in June at The Alex Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

One of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful plays in recent years PROOF, by American playwright David Auburn, will be presented from June 9-19th at The Alex Theatre in St Kilda, by Melbourne's newest theatre company Artefact, an independent production company committed to producing important and influential theatre. It will be directed by Emily O'Brien-Brown. (more...)

BWW Review: MARK OF THE WITCH Has Italian Flair But Thin Plot, Acting
by Marakay Rogers - May 27, 2016

What starts as an homage to Dario Argento ends weakly, with style victorious over substance. Unlike its inspiration, it doesn't all hang together. (more...)

BWW Review: THERAPY FOR A VAMPIRE Is Homage To The Thirties
by Marakay Rogers - May 27, 2016

It's lush, it's Beautiful, it's darkly, evilly funny, and it's the best vampire film out right now. Vienna in the 1930s has never looked better or been deadlier. (more...)

Jed Resnick, Katie Thompson & More Set for WOODY - A NEW FAIRY TALE Industry Reading
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

'Woody - A New Fairytale' will be given an industry reading at Signature Theatre this Tuesday, May 31st. The reading will feature a cast of 13 starring: (more...)

Regional Premiere of LITTLE MERMAID Closes Out Circle Players' Season
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 27, 2016

The Little Mermaid, described as "a hauntingly Beautiful love story for the ages," closes out Circle Players' 2015-16 season with a June 3-19 run at Nashville's Z. Alexander Looby Theatre. Brittany Blaire Anderson directs and musical directs, with choreography by Bakari King and assistant musical direction by Kelsi Fulton. Hatty King stars as Ariel. (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- A BETTER PLACE's Jessica DiGiovanni
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

In this week's edition, we caught up with Jessica DiGiovanni, who stars as 'Carol' in A BETTER PLACE, playing at The Duke on 42nd Street. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actress FELICITY WREN Talks About Her Role in BABY OH BABY!
by Don Grigware - May 27, 2016

Actress FELICITY WREN currently stars in the world premiere quirky romantic British comedy BABY OH BABY through June 4 at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks, Califorini.  Felicity has a Masters Degree in Acting from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts in London and her Honors Degree from Bretton Hall College. She is proud to have worked extensively in theatre in the UK, been the muse for 4 plays for amazing playwright Glyn Maxwell and a writer /performer with her own comedy sketch show Greedy (London, Edinburgh & NYC).  Recent TV - "Contingency" for New Street Pictures.  Felicity also stars in upcoming comedy feature films, "The Trap" and "The Man You're Not" whilst producing with her LA company: Dangerously Funny Productions. by Steve Peterson (more...)

'BRIDGE THE GAP' Concert to Donate Portion of Proceeds to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

NEXT Concert Series: Bridge the Gap will donate a portion of it's proceeds to the American Foundation for Suicide prevention.  (more...)

Opera on the Avalon to Premiere OURS
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Newfoundland and Labrador's Opera on the Avalon proudly presents the world premiere of Ours, a new opera by Juno-nominated Canadian composer John Estacio with a libretto by Governor General Award-winning playwright Robert Chafe. Opera on the Avalon, led by Artistic Director Cheryl Hickman and based in St. John's, is Atlantic Canada's only professional opera company. Opera on the Avalon commissioned Ours to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Beaumont Hamel, a WWI battle which devastated the ranks of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment on July 1, 1916. Internationally-acclaimed baritone Brett Polegato leads an all-Canadian cast of twelve, with full chorus, in the role of Thomas Nangle, chaplain to the Regiment. The singers and orchestra are conducted by Judith Yan with stage direction by Glynis Leyshon and design by Patrick Clark. Ours will be presented in two performances, on July 1 and 2 at 8pm, at the Arts and Culture Centre in St. John's. (more...)

Tony Kushner, Michael Frayn and Beth Steel Announced for Hampstead Theatre Autumn Season
by Marianka Swain - May 27, 2016

The Hampstead Theatre has announced its Autumn season 2016 for the Main Stage. Leading off in September is the world premiere of Beth Steel's compelling new thriller LABYRINTH, directed by Anna Ledwich. (more...)

Lewis Del Mar to Join Borns On Tour This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Lewis Del Mar will join BØRNS on tour this summer and have also confirmed select dates supporting Glass Animals. See full itinerary below and visit (more...)

MY FAIR LADY Begins 6/4 at Light Opera Works
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Lerner and Loewe's Broadway classic MY FAIR LADY, with 28-piece orchestra, will be staged by Light Opera Works at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, June 4 through 12. (more...)

Cassidy Janson & Charl Brown to Join Erich Bergen for Concert at Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Erich Bergen will be joined by several special guests at his Hippodrome shows on 27th June. Joining Erich for his London concert debut will be Cassidy Janson, currently starring as Carole King in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical on the West End, and Charl Brown, currently starring as Smokey Robinson in Motown: The Musical on the West End.  (more...)

Houston Ballet to Present GISELLE, 6/9-19
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

From June 9 - 19, 2016, Houston Ballet will conclude its 2015-16 season with the world premiere of artistic director Stanton Welch's Giselle. The world premiere of Giselle is made possible through the generosity of longtime Houston Ballet supporter and trustee Lynn Wyatt. This production will showcase the company's strength and depth of talent, while staying true to the original story of love, betrayal, and redemption, set in the Romantic era. The ballet is set to the famous score by Adolphe Adam and designed by renowned Italian designer Roberta Guidi di Bagno, who will create the scenery and costumes for the production. (more...)

Theater at Monmouth to Present Jo Roets' Adaptation of 'CYRANO'
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Theater at Monmouth will kick-off its 2016 Vive La France season with Cyrano adapted by Jo Roets from Edmond Rostand's 1897 masterpiece on Saturday, June 25th at 7:30 p.m. Infused with enchantment from start to finish, this classic tale of unrequited love offers an inspired take on Rostand's admired work. (more...)

Bay Street Theater to Host A CONVERSATION WITH JOEL GREY
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce A CONVERSATION WITH JOEL GREY, June 11 at 5 pm. Tickets are $20 and available online at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm. The Box Office will be open 7 days a week beginning Memorial Day weekend. (more...)

Hannah Georgas' RIDEBACK Premieres at Nerdist, New Album out 6/24
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Hannah Georgas' new song “Rideback” premiered yesterday at Nerdist and can now be streamed/shared via SoundCloud and purchased at iTunes. Of the track, the site praises, “'Rideback' opens in gorgeous fanfare. Myriad horns wax and wane in shifting harmonies before Georgas' questioning vocal cuts through.” (more...)

Gregory Ross Pens HENRY ROCKS THE 4TH
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Gregory Ross, an accomplished author, has completed his newest book in The Counting Rooster series called 'Henry Rocks the 4th'. It is an imaginative and adventurous story about farm animals that are invited to celebrate the fourth of July at the new San Francisco Zoo. What new friends will they make along the way? (more...)

Lesli Margherita, Bebe Neuwirth, and More Celebrate with BROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE on 6/20
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

On Monday, June 20, 2016, non for profit BROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE will premiere their 6th anniversary benefit concert in New York City at the JCC Manhattan! This milestone event will be filled with singing (from pop to Broadway), stories, special celebrity guests and more! The show will honor the Tyler Clementi Foundation and AIDS pioneer and activist Ruth Coker Burks. Broadway Sings for Pride, is a multiple award-wining is a non-for-profit organization that brings together Broadway talent, activists and celebrities to educate the public, raise awareness of the needs of LGBTQ youth, and support these young people so that they may reach their full potential. (more...)

Adelaide Festival Centre Launches 2016 Guitar Festival This August
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

This year's Adelaide Guitar Festival epitomises inclusion and access for all lovers of music - taking the Beautiful, divergent and diverse sounds of the guitar to the people of South Australia. (more...)

BWW Blog: Erin Kong - The Chance of a Lifetime: Singing with Kristin Chenoweth
by Guest Blogger: Erin Kong - May 27, 2016

Imagine: your childhood hero, the woman who coined one of your 8-year-old self's favorite songs, holding your hand in front of hundreds of people, the renowned Phoenix Symphony gushing in gorgeous melodies behind you. You are surrounded by your friends and classmates, and bowing in front of an ocean of applauding strangers. No, this is not a dream. This was very much reality. Last weekend I had the opportunity of performing backup vocals with fifteen of my classmates at Arizona State University, for Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth.  (more...)

Scoop: DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW on THE CW - Thursday, June 16, 2016
by - May 27, 2016

Get all the scoop on DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, airing on THE CW on Thursday, June 16, 2016! (more...)

BWW Interview: Stuart Ward Of THE GO-BETWEEN!
by Carrie Dunn - May 27, 2016

Stuart Ward returns to the UK to play Ted in new musical The Go-Between, alongside Michael Crawford and Gemma Sutton. (more...)

LUDLOW FAIR to Open at TBG Studio Theater in June
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

- Ludlow Fair is making its Off-Broadway debut on June 10, and it's going to be a production that everyone who enjoys the arts should catch. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Nick Jonas Stars in New Drama CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR
by Movies News Desk - May 27, 2016

Nick Jonas and Dermot Mulroney star in CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR. The film will arrive in theaters, on iTunes and On Demand June 10, 2016. (more...)

New York City's Public Beaches Open This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

?NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, announces that the City's 8 public beaches will open for the season this Saturday, May 28, and remain open through Labor Day Weekend.  Lifeguards will be on duty daily, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; swimming is unsafe and strictly prohibited at all other times. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Announced for La Jolla Playhouse's THE LAST TIGER IN HAITI
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of The Last Tiger in Haiti, by UC San Diego MFA playwriting alumnus Jeff Augustin, directed by UC San Diego MFA directing alumnus Joshua Kahan Brody. A co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, The Last Tiger in Haiti runs June 28 - July 24 (press opening: Friday, July 8 at 8:00pm). Tickets are available at LaJollaPlayhouse.org or by calling (858) 550-1010. (more...)

VH1 to Premiere Celebrity-Filled Season 2 of BARELY FAMOUS, 6/29
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2016

VH1 announced Wednesday, June 29th at 10PM ET/PT will be the premiere date for the celebrity filled second season of BARELY FAMOUS, featuring multi-hyphenate producers, actresses and writers Erin and Sara Foster. (more...)

BWW Review: TINY PLAYS FOR IRELAND AND AMERICA for the IRELAND 100 Festival
by Hannah Menchhoff - May 27, 2016

A show with a lot of potential needed more time. (more...)

Scoop: HAWAII FIVE-0 on CBS - Friday, June 17, 2016
by TV Scoop - May 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on HAWAII FIVE-0, airing on CBS on Friday, June 17, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: LIFE IN PIECES on CBS - Thursday, June 16, 2016
by TV Scoop - May 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on LIFE IN PIECES, airing on CBS on Thursday, June 16, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: THE BIG BANG THEORY on CBS - Thursday, June 16, 2016
by TV Scoop - May 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE BIG BANG THEORY, airing on CBS on Thursday, June 16, 2016! (more...)

Stephen Schwartz & Jeanine Tesori to Lead Fundraiser Combating North Carolina's 'Bathroom Law'
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

On June 13th at The Cutting Room in New York City, over a dozen native North Carolina Broadway performers will join renowned composers Stephen Schwartz and Jeanine Tesori for Broadway Voices for NC: a concert and fundraiser aimed at combatting HB2, North Carolina's much publicized 'Bathroom Law.' The evening will feature an array of proud North Carolinians on a mission to celebrate tolerance and acceptance to prove that #WeAreNotThis. (more...)

NESTING FOR EMPTY NESTERS to Launch, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

GREAT FALLS, Va., May 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Brand Spoken Press announced that Nesting for Empty Nesters : The Vacation Style Living Approach to Aging in Place, the new book by author, speaker, and design-builder Francisca Alonso, (Brand Spoken Press; $24.95; ISBN: 978-0997292220), will be released on June 10, 2016. The book is now available for preorder on Amazon.com. (more...)

Ballet Hispanico Artistic Director Inducted Into Bronx Walk of Fame
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

This past weekend, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. in collaboration with The Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation and The Bronx Tourism Council, inducted Eduardo Vilaro,Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer of Ballet Hispanico, into the Bronx Walk of Fame, along with Vincent Pastore,Peter Sohn,and Arlene Alda, and celebrated their accomplishments with over 500 who attended the highly-anticipated annual Bronx Ball. (more...)

Richmond Shakespeare Festival Sets 3rd Season
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

?The Richmond Shakespeare Festival presents their 2016 Summer Season, featuring The Comedy of Errors, and King Lear. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Quintessence Theatre, Philadelphia's only all-classical repertory theatre, announces its seventh season of progressive classics. Season 2016-2017 includes MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN in the fall, a world premiere family holiday classic WILDE TALES, a rotating repertory: LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST and THE BROKEN HEART in the spring, and UNCLE VANYA to close the season in the summer. (more...)

PlayCo Executive Producer to Step Down
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

The Play Company (PlayCo)'s Founding Producer Kate Loewald announced today that fellow Executive Producer Lauren Weigel will step down from her position on June 30, 2016. The Play Company will begin the search for a new team member this week. Under Lauren Weigel's leadership as Executive Producer, PlayCo has become the only New York theater to regularly produce international contemporary plays alongside new American work. Weigel has been intrinsic in advancing PlayCo's unique commitment to premiering work from around the world to advance a dynamic, international experience of contemporary theater in New York. (more...)

Colman Domingo Will Host Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Colman Domingo will host Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon on Thursday, June 30 from noon-2pm at The Gander (15 West 18th Street) in Manhattan. The event will feature the presentation of the 2016 Susan Stroman Directing Award to Lee Sunday Evans (D DEB DEBBIE DEBORAH, A Beautiful DAY IN NOVEMBER...). (more...)

Hotsy Totsy Burlesque to Pay Tribute to THE GOLDEN GIRLS, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Harry Pitz, father of Cherry Pitz, suggested to his friend Stanley Zbornak that he look up his daughter when in NYC. Little did Harry know Cherry was in dire need of a co-producer for the June show. Always quick to come up with a scheme to see some fast cash and lovely flesh, Stan messed the whole thing up and called in his ex-wife and her friends to save the day. But can even Blanche, Dorothy, Rose and Sophia help Cherry Pitz make the show happen? (more...)

BWW TV: Cirque du Soleil's PARAMOUR Celebrates a High-Flying Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - May 26, 2016

Cirque du Soleil - PARAMOUR is the organization's first production created specifically for Broadway. PARAMOUR just opened last night, May 25 at the Lyric Theatre and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special night and we're taking you behind the scenes below! (more...)

Josh Grisetti, Leslie Kritzer & Catherine Brunell Will Step Into SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Lead Roles This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Broadway's smash hit musical comedy Something Rotten! will welcome three new principal cast members beginning Monday, July 18 as the ten-time Tony Award-nominated show enters its second year at Broadway's St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). (more...)

Neil Young to Visit CBS's LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT, 5/26
by TV News Desk - May 26, 2016

On May 26th, Neil Young will visit The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to sit down with host Stephen Colbert tomorrow night, Thursday May 26th to discuss the brand new album EARTH, by Neil Young + Promise Of The Real which will be released by Reprise Records on June 24th. (more...)

N'Kenge to Perform with the Baltimore Symphony, 6/2-5
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

N'Kenge, symphony siren and Broadway Diva (Motown: The Musical and Sondheim on Sondheim), is back with Master Pops conductor Jack Everly in "HairSpray : In Concert" at the Baltimore Symphony, Thursday-June 2,2016- 8pm at the Strathmore Theatre, Friday-June 3rd,2016-8pm at the Meyeroff Theatre, Saturday June 4th- 3pm and 8pm at the Meyerhoff, and Sunday-June 5th, 2016- 3pm at the Meyerhoff Hall.  (more...)

Oscar & Tony Winner Ann Roth to Receive First Pinnacle of the Arts Award at 'Linny Awards'
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

The ArtsQuest Foundation has announced Oscar and Tony Award winning costume designer Ann Roth as its inaugural Pinnacle of the Arts Award recipient. The award will be presented to Roth during the inaugural Linny Awards presented by Cornerstone Advisors Nov. 10, 6 p.m., at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks. (more...)

BWW Blog: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Ben Rappaport- The Question Of Marriage
by Guest Blogger: Ben Rappaport - May 26, 2016

I can't believe it's May again. It marks a year since my audition process for Fiddler began. It also marks a year since I decided that if I booked the show, I was going to propose to my girlfriend on the stage. (more...)

BWW Review: FLOWERS FOR MRS HARRIS, Crucible, Sheffield, May 23 2016
by Ruth Deller - May 26, 2016

Clare Burt shines as an ordinary woman with a big dream in Daniel Evans' goodbye to Sheffield Theatres. (more...)

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