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Ambassador Theatre (New York, NY)
219 W. 49th St.

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Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt bring the bold, adventurous theatrical techniques they pioneered in THE FANTASTICKS a step further with CELEBRATION, an allegorical winter's tale.

On a magical New Year's Eve, a young Orphan stumbles into the home of the richest man in the world, whose bizarre entourage includes a beautiful fallen Angel. With the Orphan's help, the jaded Mr. Rich regains his humanity, only to find himself locked in ritualistic battle with the youth for the Angel's love.

The show's small cast is perfect for an intimate community theatre space. Audiences are encouraged to participate in this very original piece of theatre. 

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/24/16- Kristin Chenoweth
by Stage Tube - Jul 24, 2016

Happy Birthday Kristin Chenoweth! On Broadway, Chenoweth has appeared in Steel Pier, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Epic Proportions, Funny Girl, Wicked, The Apple Tree, and Promises, Promises. Her Off-Broadway credits include The Fantasticks, Box Office of the Damned, Scapin, Strike Up the Band, A New Brain, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Candide, The Apple Tree, Stairway to Paradise, Love, Loss and What I Wore and many more. She will soon return to Broadway in On the Twentieth Century. (more...)

People's Light Opens Conversations in Fifth Season of COMMUNITY MATTERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2016

Amid the current fractured national landscape - where political and cultural tensions have many people deeply angered, saddened, and retreating to their own ideological camps - the grassroots reading and discussion series, Community Matters at People's Light aims to spark conversation about relevant issues in our community with a diverse array of perspectives and voices. Performed readings of new plays are the centerpiece of each evening, followed by a discussion with community partners, special guests, artists, and audiences. The fifth season of Community Matters features the reading and discussion of plays focused on the American work-force, mental illness, and the representation of race, gender, and sexuality in art. (more...)

HIDDEN SYDNEY - THE GLITTERING MILE this September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2016

Hidden Sydney - an immersive, exhilarating and witty cabaret experience is set over four floors of 'The Nevada', the former Sydney brothel which boasted the biggest bed in the world. (more...)

BWW NEWS: 2016 HELPMANN AWARDS ***Article to be Updated Live *** Please Refresh Browser ***
by Jade Kops - Jul 24, 2016

*Please Refresh Browser To Stay Updated* BWW Sydney will be attending the 16th Annual HELPMAN AWARDS being presented by Live Performance Australia (LPA) at Sydney Lyric Theatre on Monday 25th July. *Please Refresh Browser To Stay Updated* (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/23/16- Daniel Radcliffe
by Stage Tube - Jul 23, 2016

Happy Birthday Daniel Radcliffe! Radcliffe is best known for playing the title role in all eight of the blockbuster Harry Potter films. In 2008, he made his Broadway debut to much acclaim in EQUUS. Radcliffe won BroadwayWorld.com's 2009 Theatre Fans' Choice Award for Best Leading Actor in a Play for his role in EQUUS. He returned to Broadway in March 2011 with HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, and was succeeded by Darren Criss, and later Nick Jonas. He most recently led the Broadway production of THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, which just concluded its limited run at the Cort Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: Bling, Beats, and Bollywood in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Bring An End to the 20th Anniversary Celebration With a Bawdy Burst at Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival
by Jeffrey Scott - Jul 23, 2016

Bling, beats, and Bollywood in 'A Midsummer Nights Dream' bring an end to the 20th Anniversary Celebration with a bawdy burst at Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/22/16- Alan Menken
by Stage Tube - Jul 22, 2016

Happy Birthday Alan Menken! For Disney, Menken has scored The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and Pocahontas, each of which won him two Academy Awards. He also composed the scores for The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, Enchanted, and Tangled. Menken has collaborated on several occasions with lyricists including Howard Ashman,Tim Rice and Stephen Schwartz. On Broadway, Menken has composed for The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors, King David, Beauty and the Beast, Sister Act, Leap of Faith, and Newsies. His most recent Broadway project, Aladdin, is currently playing at the New Amsterdam Theatre. (more...)

Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company Holds Back on the Block Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

After more than a decade of anticipation and renovations, Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company finds its way back to the very block where they were founded over forty years ago. To celebrate their return this one-night-only affair includes live music and dance. On July 30th, 2016 at 8:00 PM, the night begins with a performance lineup at the Salvatore Capezio Theater at Peridance in the East Village, and then moves to their new dance studio on East 4th Street for a reception. Artistic Director and Choreographer, Enrique Cruz DeJesus, showcases his work this evening with a range of dances from the abstract to the dramatic for which the company is known. (more...)

THE WORST AUDITIONER IN THE WORLD Brings July to a Close at the Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

THE WORST AUDITIONER IN THE WORLD, an hour-long comedy written and performed by Nicola Date and directed by Megan Furniss, will play a limited run of three performances at the Alexander Bar's Upstairs Theatre this July. (more...)

BWW Review: The Music of MOTOWN Returns; Unfortunately, So Does The Book
by Michael Dale - Jul 22, 2016

Despite clunky writing, Berry Gordy's autobiographical musical is packed with great songs and terrific performances. (more...)

Wilho F. Saari to be Honored With a Times Square, New York City Appearance on July 22, 2016 by Strathmore's Who's Who
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

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Photo Flash: PTP/NYC Celebrates Opening of 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, proudly presents its 30th repertory season, its 10th consecutive in New York City, running from now through August 7, 2016 in a limited 5-week Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. Below, BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night Celebration, which took place on July 13 at Cooper's Craft & Kitchen in NYC! (more...)

BWW Review: MSMT's FIDDLER Weaves a Rich Tapestry of Tradition, Tears, and Joy
by Carla Maria Verdino-SŁllwold - Jul 22, 2016

Maine State Music Theatre's third 2016 main stage production is a cause for Celebration! After twenty-one years, the beloved Bock-Harnick musical, Fiddler on the Roof returns to the Pickard stage in a monumental production directed and choreographed by Gary John LaRosa, that stunningly weaves a rich and joyous tapestry of laughter, tears, and joy. Maintaining its perfect dramatic and emotional equipoise, this Fiddler on the Roof travels between tradition and change, monumental events and mastery of detail. (more...)

Field Agent has been awarded 'Mobile Research Agency of the Year'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

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Patr'n Toasts the Versatility of Tequila on (Inter)National Tequila Day
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

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GRAHAM-A-RAMA: #NOFILTER to Return to Capital Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Capital Stage and Graham Sobelman present GRAHAM-A-RAMA: #NOFILTER, Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 2pm & 7pm. Sacramento composer/music director/producer GRAHAM SOBELMAN, is returning to CAPITAL STAGE, where he music directed The Behavior Of Broadus, for his second cabaret show this year. (more...)

SMIRNOFF Vodka Celebrates 75 Years Since Co-Creating the Moscow Mule
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Cocktail trends come and go, but no vodka cocktail is more iconic than the Moscow Mule. Today, cocktail menus across America feature the Moscow Mule and creative variations of the recipebut there's only one original. As the co-creators of the original Moscow Mule in 1941, SMIRNOFF vodka and Cock'n Bull Ginger Beer are celebrating seventy-five years of America's first vodka cocktail. (more...)

Shakespeare on the Green and Green Expo Returns to The Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

More than 10 years ago The Ridgefield Playhouse decided to end the season (which runs from September through August) with a "thank you" to the community - and Shakespeare on the Green and Green Expo was born. It has now become a much loved, community event bringing in more than 500 attendees each year. This year's event will take place on Saturday, August 13, the "green living expo" runs from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. with Shakespeare's "So Please You", produced and performed by Hudson Valley Shakespeare, being performed under the tent at 2 p.m. Without the generous support of business partners such as Casey Energy and People's United Bank, plus many other sponsors who have been supporting this event over the years, such as the Carlson and O'Connell Families, Patricia Minskoff Breede and many others, it would not be possible to have families experience this amazing event for free. Tickets for Shakespeare on the Green and Green Expo are free but must be reserved by calling the box office at 203-438-5795, with a limit of 6 tickets per family on a first come first served basis. Tickets will be held at the box office until 1 p.m. the day of the show. For more information, visit ridgefieldplayhouse.org. The Ridgefield Playhouse is a not-for-profit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefield, CT. (more...)

Flamenco Superstar Farruquito Makes His Segerstrom Center Debut
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Renowned as 'one of the greatest flamenco dancers of this new century' (The New York Times), Farruquito makes his Segerstrom Center debut on Thursday, September 29 in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall with his latest show, Improvisao, an intimate dance program that showcases his incomparable talent for daring improvisation. It is a Celebration of flamenco performed in the most traditional manner where the dancer and the musicians return to flamenco's visceral origins. (more...)

Destination America to Present 2-Hour Event PARANORMAL LOCKDOWN HALLOWEEN SPECIAL, 10/28
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

From the network that delivered the first-ever live televised exorcism last fall, comes the two-hour PARANORMAL LOCKDOWN HALLOWEEN SPECIAL (wt), premiering Friday, October 28 at 9/8c only on Destination America. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE WIZARD OF OZ at Theatre By The Sea
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Theatre By The Sea's production of THE WIZARD OF OZ is playing now through August 13. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

NAWRB Roaring Twenty Awards honor Patty Arvielo with the Gershwin Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

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London's Hit Thriller, BLOODSHOT Makes US Premiere at Greenhouse Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

"Bloodshot" makes its U.S. debut at the Greenhouse Theater Center (2257 N. Lincoln Ave.) Aug. 10 - Sept. 10 as part of Greenhouse's "Solo Celebration!" series. Starring acclaimed international actor, the multi-talented Simon Slater, written by award winning Chicago playwright Douglas Post and directed byPatrick Sandford, "Bloodshot," is a one-man murder mystery following the character Derek Eveleigh, a photographer in 1957 London. The thriller is co-produced by Ingenious Purpose Ltd.  (more...)

Paramount Pictures and Eastern Air Lines Sign Marketing Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

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Irish Arts Center Announces Fall 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Today, Irish Arts Center (IAC), the arts and cultural center dedicated to projecting a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century, announces the lineup for its fall 2016 season, September 8 - December 17. IAC takes great pride in showcasing a broad range of some of Ireland's greatest artistic talent, in collaborating with American artists and arts institutions alike, and continuing to strengthen the transatlantic bonds of Irish-American culture. Featuring the works of several frequent IAC collaborators, including Paul Muldoon,Cassandra Wilson, Declan O'Rourke and Christine Tobin, as well as the premiere of several new works, the season epitomizes the dynamic vision IAC has for Irish culture in America at the outset of Ireland's centenary year of independence. (more...)

Boys & Girls Clubs of America Host National 'Triple Play Day'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

ATLANTA, July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ To educate today's young people about the importance of leading a life of positive health and wellness, Boys & Girls Clubs of America hosted a series of Triple Play events this summer, culminating with a national 'Triple Play Day' on July 14, 2016 at participating Clubs around the country. Triple Play is Boys & Girls Clubs of America's signature health and wellness program supported by the Anthem Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Anthem, Inc. Through the program, Boys & Girls Clubs around the country introduced kids and teens to best practices for physical health, such as fitness and nutrition, combined with critical attention towards social and emotional wellness. With more than three out of 10 young people considered obese or overweight in the United States, early education and active, socially engaging programming for youth is more critical than ever for a healthier future. Boys & Girls Clubs of America's goal is to achieve comprehensive, overall well-being for all youth that will last a lifetime. (more...)

RHONJ Teresa Giudice Among Winners of First-Ever THE BRAVOS Awards; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Bravo Media announced the winners of the inaugural awards special ¬ďThe Bravos,¬Ēa pop-culture infused Celebration of some of the buzziest, most unforgettable moments from Bravo and beyond. (more...)

2016 ON THE EDGE Festival Brings Young Theatre to Birmingham
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

The 2016 World Festival of Theatre for Young Audiences - ON THE EDGE - has been hailed a success. (more...)

PTP/NYC's After Dark Series Begins Tonight with CRAB ON ITS BACK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, continues its 30th repertory season (and 10th consecutive in New York City) Celebration with a range of special events, all free of charge to audiences. (more...)

Hip Hop Festival BREAKIN' CONVENTION 2016 Heads to Blumenthal Performing Arts This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

An exciting new line-up of international acts is headed to Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts for Breakin' Convention, the international festival of hip hop dance theatre created by London's Sadler's Wells, returning to Blumenthal Performing Arts Sept. 30 - Oct. 1. (more...)

The Last Tuesday Society: LA DANSE MACABRE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

To all free of mind and feral of heart, you are most warmly invited to join us, The Last Tuesday Society for the most sensational season of lasciviousness. We delve into the delectably decadent in October with the Dance Macabre, our age old & notorious masked ball in Celebration of the night that thins the veil, All Hallows' Eve. (more...)

Pushcart Players to Bring PETER AND THE WOLF to Premiere Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's renowned touring theatre for young audiences will perform their beloved musical production, 'Peter and the Wolf' on Wednesday, July 27 at 10:30 am at The Wilkins Theatre at Kean University, Union NJ. (more...)

RNC Day 4, NYPD Body Cams & More Set for Tonight's MetroFocus on THIRTEEN
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

The award-winning series MetroFocus premieres new episodes in the New York and tri-state region weeknights at 5 p.m. on WLIW21, 5:30 p.m. on NJTV and 6 p.m. on THIRTEEN. All episodes are available at metrofocus.org following the broadcast. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at TROILUS AND CRESSIDA at Shakespeare in the Park
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Directed by Daniel Sullivan, TROILUS AND CRESSIDA began performances on Tuesday, July 19 and is part of the global 400th anniversary Celebration of William Shakespeare's life and death. The free production will officially open on Wednesday, August 3 and will run through Sunday, August 14. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

THELMA & LOUISE to Ride Back Into Theaters Nationwide This August
by Movies News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Twenty-five years ago, in one of the greatest road movies of all time, Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon rode to everlasting fame as two women who embark on a crime spree across the American southwest in THELMA AND LOUISE (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/21/16- GUYS AND DOLLS
by Stage Tube - Jul 21, 2016

Today in 1976, Guys and Dolls opened at the Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 239 performances. Guys and Dolls is a musical with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. It is based on 'The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown' and 'Blood Pressure', two short stories by Damon Runyon, and also borrows characters and plot elements from other Runyon stories, most notably 'Pick the Winner'. Premiering on Broadway in 1950, the original production ran for 1200 performances and won the Tony Award for Best Musical. The musical has had several Broadway revivals as well as West End productions. (more...)

Guest Star in NewWorks Final Show of the Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

The Dan Schay New Works Festival comes to a close this weekend. The festival was renamed in honor of Dan and his dedication to providing new experiences for playwrights, actors and our community. The Dan Schay New Works Festival is a platform for artists to launch their new works. Each work is performed as a staged reading. If you wish to support the Dan Schay New Works Festival you can do so in memory of Dan HERE. It has been a festival season that would have made Dan proud, we hope that you join us for the last shows of the season! (more...)

GI Film Festival San Diego Announces 2016 Line-up
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

GI Film Festival San Diego announces their schedule for their 2016 line-up. Events include screenings, panels, Family Movie Night, a Local Film Showcase, and an awards ceremony. The festival features a variety of films for, about, and by service men and women, bringing the stories of America's military to life through film. (more...)

What's On at The Wild Project this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

From a voice that has second-hand smoked since the womb and a mind that was born on the day of the hard look, enjoy an evening of new original and cover songs and insightful and sensationalistic storytelling by Nath Ann Carrera in an immersive arc of cultish lesbian-separatist murder ballads, gender-variant Priestesses of antiquity, consensual a-morality, the blending and dissolution of all dualities, and far BEYOND! (more...)

Shows, Tastings Set for Fabulous Fox Theatre's Curtain Call Lounge This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Curtain Call Lounge at the Fabulous Fox Theatre, St. Louis' premier Champagne bar, is pleased to announce its August schedule entertainment and tasting classes. (more...)

Photo Flash: Executive Chef Angie K. Mar & Tony Marion Welcome Broadway to the Beatrice
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

West Village hot spot The Beatrice Inn hosted the best of Broadway for an intimate Celebration hosted by Executive Chef Angie K. Mar & Tony nominated Producer Tony Marion on Monday night. (more...)

Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival Announces Full Lineup
by Movies News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Bruce Campbell's Horror Film Festival today announced the full lineup for its third annual festivities on August 18-21, in conjunction with Wizard World Chicago. (more...)

John Luther Adams, Carrie Brownstein, Bela Fleck, Steve Reich and More Set for Symphony Space in 2016-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Symphony Space, New York's "cultural town square" on the Upper West Side, is proud to announce its 38th season of innovative programming, running from September 2016 to June 2017. (more...)

MASQUERADE, CINDERELLA, THUMBPRINT and More Set for Opera Ithaca
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Opera Ithaca will open its third season with a grand Celebration entitled Masquerade, followed by the regional premiere of Kamala Sankaram's opera based on the story of Mukhtar Mai, Thumbprint, a New Year's Eve Gala to include Mozart's Abduction from the Seraglio and a spring 2017 production of Rossini's Cinderella, in addition to several concerts and community events. (more...)

Orion Ensemble to Open 24th Season with Wintle Commission, Mozart, Zemlinsky
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

To open its 24th season, The Orion Ensemble, winner of the prestigious Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, presents 'Collage of Colors,' welcoming guest violist Stephen Boe. (more...)

National Dance Day: Free Classes & DANCEFIX Launch
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

At its sixth consecutive year celebrating National Dance Day with a free day of dance on Saturday, July 30, Nashville Ballet will offer a preview of its new fall adult class DANCEFIX, a high-energy,           adult dance workout class. (more...)

Disney's MULAN, JR. Comes Alive at Upper Darby Summer Stage This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

'Disney's Mulan, Jr.' will come alive at Upper Darby Summer Stage in two weeks. Performances are August 3, 4 and 5 at 10:30 a.m. and on August 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Special Deals at Pride Films and Plays' BITE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Pride Films and Plays will complete its fun summer in Mary's Attic with the world premiere of BITE: A Pucking Queer Cabaret, PFP Artistic Associate Derek Van Barham's immersive, pop-rock ode to A Midsummer Night's Dream. As Puck and the other fairies at Mary's prepare for a Celebration, their world is rocked by news of a break-up between their King and Queen. When four mortals wander up the stairs, they get caught in a web of drinking and deception, as they become pawns in a magical game of love, 400 years in the making. Mary's Attic will be filled with music, dance, and fairies of all kinds, as BITE retells one of the Bard's beloved love stories through a queer lens. (more...)

Photo Flash: Pride Films and Plays' BITE!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Pride Films and Plays will complete its fun summer in Mary's Attic with the world premiere of BITE: A Pucking Queer Cabaret, PFP Artistic Associate Derek Van Barham's immersive, pop-rock ode to A Midsummer Night's Dream. As Puck and the other fairies at Mary's prepare for a Celebration, their world is rocked by news of a break-up between their King and Queen. When four mortals wander up the stairs, they get caught in a web of drinking and deception, as they become pawns in a magical game of love, 400 years in the making. Mary's Attic will be filled with music, dance, and fairies of all kinds, as BITE retells one of the Bard's beloved love stories through a queer lens. (more...)

Mercer County College to Host PLAYFEST 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

As part of its yearlong 50 th anniversary Celebration, Mercer County Community College (MCCC) will host "Playfest 2017" next spring, the first New Jersey community college new play festival. The competition is open to all student playwrights and actors from the state's 19 community colleges. Community college alumni are also invited to participate. (more...)

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