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Bert Wheeler Theatre (New York, NY)
250 West 43rd Street

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Based on the play The Playboy of the Western World by J. M. Synge

Lifetime's Hit Docu-Series LITTLE WOMEN: LA Hits Series High
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Lifetime's hit docu-series LITTLE WOMEN: LA drew big ratings for last night's episode with 1.6 million Total Viewers (Live+SD), making it the most-watched episode in the series' five-season run, according to Nielsen Media Research. (more...)

The Factory Theater Announces Opening Night for ZOMBIE BROADS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

This Fall, The Factory Theater will open its second season at its home in Rogers Park with the world premiere comedy Zombie Broads. (more...)

Lewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre to Present THE DAY THEY SHOT JOHN LENNON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

The play The Day They Shot John Lennon takes place in front of the Manhattan apartment building where John Lennon was shot on December 8, 1980. (more...)

BWW Review: Broadway Artists Blur the Lines Between Theatre and Mainstream in BROADWAY SINGS THEIR OWN at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Casey Mink - Sep 8, 2016

It is an actor's intent as old as time not to become boxed into a certain type of role or performative style, be it the ingenue, the sassy sidekick, or the bad boy too smolderingly handsome for his own good (not the worst problem to have, frankly). One essential key to eluding that conundrum is the laser-sharp understanding of who you are as a performer, outside of a given character or show. So what happens, then, when actors known primarily for their roles in musical theatre take to the stage to perform purely as themselves? The question was answered at Feinstein's/54 Below's Broadway Sings Their Own concert on August 29, as eight vastly disparate performers stepped into the spotlight, each to perform two original songs they wrote themselves, stripped of characters to hide behind. (more...)

Scoop: MOM on CBS - Monday, September 12, 2016
by TV Scoop - Sep 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on MOM, airing on CBS on Monday, September 12, 2016! (more...)

CBS News' 24/7 Digital Streaming News Service Available Today on New CBS News App
by TV News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

CBSN, CBS News' 24/7 digital streaming news service featuring live, anchored coverage of the latest breaking world and U.S. news, is available today in the new CBS News app for the PlayStation®4 (PS4) and the PlayStation®3 (PS3) systems from Sony Interactive Entertainment. (more...)

Selfie Society: JCTC's Vanity Series Examines Contemporary Narcissism
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

From September 16 to November 11, Jersey City Theater Center explores Vanity, a series that features 16 events, including a visual art exhibition, new play readings, film, a full-theater production, dance, performance art and The Box, a variety show like evening that concludes the series. Vanity not only is one of the most extensive JCTC series to date - showcasing dozens of artists - but perhaps its most topical. (more...)

Today's the Day! Your Complete Guide to the Broadway Flea Market!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2016

Broadway enthusiasts and stars alike will flock to New York City's famed theatre district today for the 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction (#broadwayflea), produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Want to plan your route in advance? Scroll down for this year's map, plus close-ups of each zone and a list of participants! (more...)

Photo Coverage: BC/EFA Flea Market 2016 Celebrity Autograph Table
by Linda Lenzi - Sep 25, 2016

Broadway enthusiasts and stars alike flocked to New York City's famed theatre district Sunday for the 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction (#broadwayflea), produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.The biggest day of the year for Broadway fans celebrated all things theatre with offerings of unique Broadway treasures, unforgettable theatrical experiences and more than 70 stars. BroadwayWorld.com was on hand for the day and captured all of the celebrities as they signed autographs in the BC/EFA photo booth. (more...)

CBSN and Instagram to Team for Upcoming Presidential & Vice Presidential Debates
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

CBSN, CBS News' 24/7 digital streaming news service, and Instagram today announced a partnership to feature curated Instagram Stories in CBSN's live streaming coverage for the upcoming presidential and vice presidential debates. The partnership makes CBSN the first network to feature Instagram Stories in live coverage. (more...)

Javier Munoz, Mandy Gonzalez, Will Chase, Ben Vereen and More Join Sunday's Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Broadway enthusiasts and stars alike will flock to New York City's famed theatre district this Sunday, September 25, 2016, for the 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction (#broadwayflea), produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Scoop: MODERN FAMILY on ABC - Wednesday, October 5, 2016
by - Sep 23, 2016

Get all the scoop on MODERN FAMILY, airing on ABC on Wednesday, October 5, 2016! (more...)

Ramin Karimloo to Return to Broadway as 'Gleb' in ANASTASIA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

The producers of the new musical Anastasia, opening on Broadway on April 24, 2017 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street), have just announced that Tony Award nominee Ramin Karimloo will star as Gleb. (more...)

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2016 Mastermind Keynotes to Include Microsoft's Satya Nadella and Cisco's Chuck Robbins
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

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The Dramatists Guild Fund Names 2016-2017 Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

The Dramatists Guild Fund and Program Chairs Michael Korie, Laurence O'Keefe, and Diana Son have announced the 2016-2017 class of DG Fellows James Christy, Khiyon Hursey, Patricia Ione Lloyd, Michael R. Jackson, C.A. Johnson, David Mallamud, Zoey Martinson, Madeline Myers, Nicole Pandolfo, and Len Schiff. (more...)

Showtime Offers Early Sampling of MASTERS OF SEX Season Four Premiere
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Viewers can now sample the fourth season premiere of the critically-acclaimed SHOWTIME drama series MASTERS OF SEX across multiple platforms, ahead of its linear premiere on Sunday, September 11th at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

The Adobe Theater Presents YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Alice Sycamore works for Tony Kirby, Junior. They have fallen in love and want to get married. Simple enough, but there are two problems - their families. The Kirbys are rich, ruthless, overflowing with self-importance, and sure they can always get what they want. The Sycamores are an unusual collection of goodhearted eccentrics who see the world in their own unique way, and cheerfully accept and celebrate their various oddities and foibles. What could possibly go wrong? (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Travel to Russia in New Trailer for ANASTASIA on Broadway
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2016

The new musical Anastasia will begin previews on March 23, 2017 and open on Broadway on April 24, 2017 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). The musical just unveiled a new trailer for its Broadway run, featuring the show's signature song 'Journey to the Past.' Check it out below! (more...)

ION Television Will 'Brighten Your Holiday Season' With Five New Original Movies
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The holidays are a special time in many American households, with the gathering of families, the giving of gifts and considerable time spent at home. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SISTER ACT at the Mainstage Theatre at the Springer
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

'Sister Act,' the hit Broadway musical adapted from the hit Whoop Goldberg movie about a singer who witnesses a hit and hides in a convent among the nuns, is getting ready to hit the Springer. The musical has lots more singing, dancing and laughs than the movie and the excitement of seeing the story unfold live. 'Sister Act' opens Thursday, Sept. 22, in the Mainstage Theatre at the Springer. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below (more...)

CPCC Theatre Announces Cast of Jane Austen's PRIDE & PREJUDICE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

CPCC Theatre has announced the cast of Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice by Jon Jory. (more...)

Broadway's ANASTASIA Pre-Sale Begins; Single Tickets on Sale Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Producers Stage Entertainment USA, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky) and Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit) today announce that tickets for the new musical, Anastasia are on sale exclusively for American Express Card Members. (more...)

Musical Theatre Factory Sets Full 2016-17 Season with Residencies, Concerts, Roundtables & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

On the heels of joining Playwrights Horizons Resident Company Program, Musical Theatre Factory (MTF), under the direction of Founding Artistic Director Shakina Nayfack, has announced its first full season of programming since its founding in January 2014. (more...)

Over 60 Stars Set for 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

More than 60 of your favorite stars of stage and television will come together for one unforgettable day to appear Sunday, September 25, 2016, at the 30th Annual Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Blue Willow Systems Highlights Innovative Wearable Technology for Elders
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

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STAGE TUBE: Journey to the Past with Footage from the Hartford Stage Production of ANASTASIA
by Stage Tube - Sep 13, 2016

Journey to the past with some newly released footage from this summer's premiere Hartford Stage run of the new Broadway musical, Anastasia.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Berkshire Theatre Group FIORELLO Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG)'s sold-out production of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical Fiorello! just transferred to Off-Broadway's East 13th Street Theater (136 East 13th Street, between 3rd and 4th Avenues), home of Classic Stage Company.  (more...)

Carol Warner Burdick Pens THE ONE CONSTANT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Carol Warner Burdick brings us the tale of three friends in Upstate New York in the 1960s. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Alan Mingo, Jr., Aaron C. Finley, Haven Burton and More in Broadway's KINKY BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Aaron C. Finley, Shannon O'Boyle and Haven Burton joined the cast of the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots earlier this summer in the roles of Charlie Price, Nicola and Lauren, respectively. They were welcomed by Alan Mingo, Jr. as Lola. Kinky Boots is currently playing at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the new stars in action below! (more...)

MASTERS OF SEX Season Four Premiere Available Now For Early Streaming
by TV News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Viewers can now sample the fourth season premiere of the critically-acclaimed SHOWTIME drama series MASTERS OF SEX across multiple platforms, ahead of its linear premiere on Sunday, September 11th at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Scoop: MOM on CBS - Monday, August 29, 2016
by TV Scoop - Aug 9, 2016

Get all the scoop on MOM, airing on CBS on Monday, August 29, 2016! (more...)

BWW Preview: LOUISVILLE BALLET - Shakespeare in Dance
by Keith Waits - Aug 9, 2016

Collaboration continues to be in the air in the Louisville arts community. This time around it's not just that Kentucky Shakespeare's community weeks embrace both a musical and ballet, but that the Louisville Ballet week features a brand new work, William's Folly, which brings together a selection of Shakespeare's sonnets, original live music and new choreography. What a combination! (more...)

Matthew Scott Joins Broadway's AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

The Tony Award-winning An American in Paris welcomes Matthew Scott to the role of Adam Hochberg beginning tonight, Tuesday, August 9. (more...)

Naked Girls Reading Presents SO YOU WANNA BE A NAKED GIRL This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

Have you always wondered how your Naked Girls do it? Ever daydreamed about joining Cherokee Rose & company in their fun? Wanna know what it's like to sit onstage with your favorite book, displaying your (ahem) good literary taste to a crowd? Well, if you're ready to give it your all while showing your all, now's your chance! (more...)

The Unknown Artists to Present AFTER THE FALL by Arthur Miller
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

The Unknown Artists present AFTER THE FALL by Arthur Miller, directed by John Ross Clark. (more...)

Journey to the Past with New Artwork for ANASTASIA on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Producers Stage Entertainment USA, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky) and Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit) today unveil the artwork for the new musical, ANASTASIA, which will begin previews on March 23, 2017 and open on Broadway on April 24, 2017 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). (more...)

VOGUE - VOICE OF A CENTURY Launches 100 Years After First Publication
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

In 2016, Vogue celebrates 100 years as the undisputed fashion bible in Britain. Now, a landmark publication, VOICE OF A CENTURY, compiles over 400 Vogue photographs and illustrations, correspondence and covers, plus 32,000 words of new interviews with 100 Vogue contributors. VOICE OF A CENTURY is strictly limited to only 1,916 craftsman-bound copies, and each 504-page volume is individually signed by at least 7 major contributors. (more...)

Theatre Philadelphia Announces 2016 Barrymore Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Theatre Philadelphia has announced the nominees for the 2016 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre. (more...)

Jennifer Damiano and More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Kay Christy Shares GIFTS FROM GUIDANCE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

As someone who has been clean for more than 30 years, Kay Christy is familiar with how addiction can erode an individual's self-esteem. During her recovery process, she witnessed firsthand how important it is for people to develop self-confidence to overcome various obstacles in life. (more...)

Bydand Theater to Bring Heart and Music to Unique Stage with YELLOW UMBRELLAS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

On Thursday, August 25, at the A-Frame, Bydand Theater Company presents Yellow Umbrellas by Utah playwright Morag Shepherd and directed by Christy Foster. (more...)

BWW Review: THE WIZARD OF OZ at Candlelight Dinner Playhouse
by Felicia Tassone - Aug 22, 2016

Candlelight Dinner Playhouse presents The Wizard of Oz, initially an adaptation of the 1900 book, "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," by L. Frank Baum. This Royal Shakespeare adaption is perhaps the most well-known due to how closely it mirrors the 1939 movie starring Judy Garland.  (more...)

Scoop: MOM on CBS - Monday, September 12, 2016
by TV Scoop - Aug 22, 2016

Get all the scoop on MOM, airing on CBS on Monday, September 12, 2016! (more...)

WERQ! LGBTQ Job Fair Set for September in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

More than 30 major corporations, small businesses, government agencies and nonprofits will participate in the Windy City Times WERQ! LGBTQ job fair Friday, Sept. 16, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted, Chicago. (more...)

BROADWAY GOES TO THE MOVIES and More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, including Michael Feinstein with Marilyn Maye, 54 CELEBRATES THE MUPPETS, BROADWAY GOES TO THE MOVIES with Christopher Durang and more. Details below! (more...)

Intrepid Theatre Company Announces First Season in the Horton Grand Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Intrepid Theatre Co. announces that Yasmina Reza's Tony and Olivier Award­winning comedy, 'ART,' will open the theatre company's first full season of production at the Horton Grand Theatre. (more...)

Full Company Set for BTG's Off-Broadway Transfer of FIORELLO!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Today, BTG is thrilled to announce the complete and final casting of this exciting revival - the first ever full-scale New York City and Off-Broadway revival of the hit musical! (more...)

Jay Armstrong Johnson, Nic Rouleau, Christy Altomare and More Set for #tbtLIVE Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

On Thursday, August 25th a cast of Broadway favorites will once again bring the popular instagram/twitter trend of #tbt to the stage of Feinstein's/54 Below with #tbtLIVE Throwback Thursday: The Concert. This will be the 5th edition of the popular series. (more...)

Tyne Daly to Lead DEAR WORLD in Concert at Valley Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Now, Valley Performing Arts Center will kick-off the new season and its Broadway series on September 30 at 8:00pm with a one night only concert performance of Dear World, starring Tony and Emmy Award winner Tyne Daly in the role of Countess Aurelia. (more...)

CBS Offers 'Refresher Course' on Season Finales Prior to Fall Debuts
by TV News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Need a refresher on what happened in last season's finales? The following has all the information you need, plus a glimpse of what the future holds this coming season on CBS. (more...)

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