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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


Photo Flash: Highlights from TODAY's 'Best of Broadway Week' Live Performances
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Broadway casts of AMELIE, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, GROUNDHOG DAY, ANASTASIA and NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 performed on NBC's TODAY as part of the morning show's 'Best of Broadway' week. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Go Inside the ANASTASIA Gypsy Robe Ceremony
by Walter McBride - Apr 28, 2017

What started as a 1997 animated movie with music by composers Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens is now a full-blown Broadway musical that's been twenty years in the making. Earlier this week, Anastasia opened at the Broadhurst Theatre and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the sacred Gypsy Robe ceremony. Check out photos with recipient Shina Ann Morris below! (more...)

Tony Awards Administration Committee Makes Final Rulings of the Season on ANASTASIA, AMELIE, GROUNDHOG DAY & More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the fourth and final time this season and confirmed the eligibility of 16 Broadway productions for the 2017 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards®, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The Tony Awards Administration Committee met a total of four times throughout the 2016-2017 season to decide the eligibility for the 71st Annual Tony Awards. (more...)

VIDEO: ANCESTRY Teams with ANASTASIA Cast, Finds Russian DNA Connections
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

The new Broadway musical Anastasia has teamed with the global leader in family history and consumer genomics: ANCESTRY. Every night, the title character in the new Broadway musical Anastasia, goes on a journey to discover her past and connect to the family and history she once had. For the launch of the collaboration, Anastasia & ANCESTRY completed AncestryDNA and family research history on the musical's authors, leading actors and producers. Watch the video below for a sneak peek at the results! (more...)

Breaking: HELLO, DOLLY!, ANASTASIA, COME FROM AWAY Lead the Pack in Drama Desk Awards Nominations!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Earlier this morning, Laura Benanti (She Loves Me, Gypsy) and Javier Muñoz (Hamilton, In the Heights) announced the nominations for the 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief April 27th, 2017 - Drama Desk Nominees, A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 and More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 27, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: The Drama Desk Award nominations are being announced from Feinstein's/54 Below, and A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 bows on Broadway! (more...)

Corey Cott, Christy Altomare, and More Become Cookie Peddlers for Schmackary's BROADWAY BAKES 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Schmackary's, New York's uniquely gourmet cookie company, will host its 5th annual BROADWAY BAKES event May 15-19, 2017. Over twenty of the biggest names on Broadway will join together to work behind the counter at Schmackary's selling delicious, freshly-baked cookies to the public in support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.  (more...)

VIDEO: ANASTASIA Star Christy Altomare Performs 'Journey to the Past' on 'Today'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Christy Altomare, the star of the new Broadway musical ANASTASIA, stopped by NBC's 'Today' as part of the morning show's 'Best of Broadway Week.' Below, watch her dazzling performance of 'Journey to the Past.'  (more...)

WOODY SEZ and THE ARAN ISLANDS Slated for Summer at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced its Summer 2017 Season. On the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage will be WOODY SEZ: THE LIFE & MUSIC OF WOODY GUTHRIE, directed by Nick Corley (Kissing Jessica Stein). (more...)

BWW Morning Brief April 26th, 2017 - BANDSTAND Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 26, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: BANDSTAND, starring Laura Osnes and Corey Cott, opens tonight on Broadway! (more...)

BWW Review: ANASTASIA Brings Romantic Golden Age Style Back To Broadway
by Michael Dale - Apr 25, 2017

No, that's not some forgotten Golden Age musical floating effervescently across the Broadhurst stage, but ANASTASIA sure has the old-fashioned romantic feel of one. The story of a young woman who may or may not be the presumed dead Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia has been told in many forms before - even as a short-lived 1965 Broadway musical called ANYA - but this new stage adaptation by Terrence McNally (book), Stephen Flaherty (music) and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics) is surely a welcome variation. (more...)

Outer Critics Circle Nominations Announced: Hello, Dolly!, Anastasia, Groundhog Day and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, will welcome Danny Burstein and Jane Krakowski to announce the nominees for the 2016-17 season on Tuesday, April 25th (11AM) in the Oak Room at New York's renowned Algonquin Hotel (59 West 44th Street). You can watch the announcement live below! (more...)

BWW TV: Once Upon an April... ANASTASIA Opened on Broadway!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 25, 2017

What started as a 1997 animated movie with music by composers Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens is now a full-blown Broadway musical that's been twenty years in the making. Last night, Anastasia opened at the Broadhurst Theatre, and after the curtain came down, the company celebrated at the Marriott Marquis. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special night and we're taking you inside the after party below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: ANASTASIA Gets a Royal Welcome on Broadway- Inside the Opening Night Bows!
by Walter McBride - Apr 25, 2017

The hotly anticipated stage adaption of the animated classic, ANASTASIA opened on Broadway just last night at the Broadhurst Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and we're taking you inside the curtain call below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: From St. Petersburg to Paris to New York City- ANASTASIA Arrives on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Apr 25, 2017

What started as a 1997 animated movie with music by composers Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens is now a full-blown Broadway musical that's been twenty years in the making. Last night, Anastasia opened at the Broadhurst Theatre, and after the curtain came down, the company celebrated at the Marriott Marquis. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special night and we're taking you inside the after party below! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 4/18/2017 - 4/25/2017
by - Apr 25, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 4/18/2017 - 4/25/2017. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief April 25th, 2017 - SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Outer Critics Circle Nominees and More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 25, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, starring Allison Janney, John Benjamin Hickey and Corey Hawkins, opens tonight on Broadway, and Danny Burstein and Jane Krakowski announce the 2017 Outer Critics Circle nominees this morning! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for ANASTASIA
by Walter McBride - Apr 25, 2017

The stage adaption of the animated classic, ANASTASIA opened on Broadway just last night at the Broadhurst Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and we're taking you to the red carpet below! (more...)

BWW Morning Brief April 24th, 2017 - ANASTASIA, Easter Bonnet and More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 24, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: There's a rumor in St. Petersburg that ANASTASIA opens on Broadway tonight! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 4/23-4/24/2017
by - Apr 24, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Monday, April 24, 2017 - Monday, April 24, 2017. (more...)

Review Roundup: Have You Heard? ANASTASIA Opens on Broadway Tonight!
by Review Roundups - Apr 24, 2017

From the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway musical RAGTIME, the dazzling new musical ANASTASIA transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920's, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing con man and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love and family. (more...)

Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Wednesday, May 10, 2017
by - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Wednesday, May 10, 2017! (more...)

Red Carpet Roundup: BWW Hits the Festivities at Opening Night of ANASTASIA on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

From the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway musical RAGTIME, the dazzling new musical ANASTASIA transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920's, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing con man and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love and family. (more...)

In a Crowd of Thousands! Meet the Full Company of ANASTASIA, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 24, 2017

The new musical, ANASTASIA, dances into Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) tonight, April 24, 2017, produced by Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky), Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit) and Hunter Arnold (Kinky Boots, Spring Awakening). The company is led by Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, John Bolton, Ramin Karimloo, Caroline O'Connor and Mary Beth Peil. Scroll down to get to know the company before they take their opening bows! (more...)

ANASTASIA to Audio Livestream 'In a Crowd of Thousands' During Tonight's Opening Performance
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The new musical, ANASTASIA, opens tonight on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street), produced by Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky), Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit) and Hunter Arnold (Kinky Boots, Spring Awakening). The company is led by Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, John Bolton, Ramin Karimloo, Caroline O'Connor and Mary Beth Peil. (more...)

And Bring Me Home At Last! See the Cast of ANASTASIA Take Opening Night Bows
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The hotly anticipated stage adaption of the animated classic, ANASTASIA opens on Broadway tonight. See the cast take their opening night bows in a video filmed live from the Broadhurst Theatre below! (more...)

BWW TV: ANASTASIA Journeys to Broadway- Watch Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 24, 2017

The new musical, ANASTASIA, opens tonight on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street), produced by Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky), Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit) and Hunter Arnold (Kinky Boots, Spring Awakening). The company is led by Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, John Bolton, Ramin Karimloo, Caroline O'Connor and Mary Beth Peil. (more...)

Broadway's Marybeth Abel and Christy Ney Will Hold Stage Management Workshop This June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Broadway Basics is recruiting Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors, as well as Undergrads, Grad students and recent grads for their Stage Management Workshop- a one day intensive on Monday, October 12, 2015 from 10am-3pm for an in-depth day with two Professional Broadway Stage Managers. Upon attending the workshop, students will learn first-hand about what it takes on put on a Broadway show from pre-production through strike, networking and resume writing, and more! The enrollment deadline is September 26, 2015. To enroll, contact: broadwaybasics@gmail.com (more...)

BWW Morning Brief April 21st, 2017 - 'CHOCOLATE FACTORY' Opens Its Gates on Broadway!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 21, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY officially brings sweet songs to Broadway on Sunday! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Christy Altomare, Derek Klena and More Bring the Romanovs to Broadway in ANASTASIA!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The new musical, ANASTASIA, will open on Broadway on April 24, 2017 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street), produced by Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky), Tom Kirdahy (It's Only A Play, The Visit) and Hunter Arnold (Kinky Boots, Spring Awakening). The company is led by Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, John Bolton, Ramin Karimloo, Caroline O'Connor and Mary Beth Peil. BroadwayWorld has a first look at their 'journey to the past' onstage below! (more...)

Stephanie Trudeau to Sing Chavela Vargas in 'THINK OF ME' at Pangea
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Trudeau will unveil the piece May 15 at Pangea Supper Club, 178 Second Ave. (East Village), accompanied by her arranger, David Lahm on piano and by Ben Lapidus on guitar and percussion. (more...)

ATR Asset Management Leverages SS&C's PORTIA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

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CBS Announces End of Season Storylines ft. Big Reveals, Romantic Weddings & More!
by TV News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

CBS announced today the end of season storylines for 2016-2017, featuring big reveals, romantic weddings and dramatic conclusions! (more...)

Scoop: MOM on CBS - Thursday, May 11, 2017
by TV Scoop - Apr 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on MOM, airing on CBS on Thursday, May 11, 2017! (more...)

MobileCause Launches Digital Marketing Services to Help Nonprofits Achieve Fundraising Goals Faster
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

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Theatre Aspen Season Passes On Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Theatre Aspen announced that season passes go on sale today for the upcoming summer season. A variety of passes, with exclusive access to booking seats, no fees and other benefits, are available, including specially priced preview passes and the popular Local's Pass for valley residents, offered through June 5. Season Passes are on sale for as low as $80 for the Preview Pass. (more...)

Laurie A. Watkins Shares Tips to GO FROM STRESSED TO STRONG in New Book
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Go from Stressed to Strong: Health & Fitness Advice from High Achievers is about the war with the unhealthy habits of our stressful lives. Laurie A. Watkins provides readers with practical and proven tools she designed with health and wellness experts on how to get on to the path to a healthy lifestyle in a 24/7 world. Prompted by Watkins's own experiences while working inside the world of two presidential campaigns and other high-stress working environments, she shares her own stories as well as stories from prominent men and women across a wide range of industries on their experiences and how they came out the other side, including: (more...)

Scoop: MODERN FAMILY on ABC - Wednesday, May 3, 2017
by - Apr 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on MODERN FAMILY, airing on ABC on Wednesday, May 3, 2017! (more...)

Theatre Aspen Season Passes On Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Theatre Aspen announced that season passes go on sale today for the upcoming summer season.  A variety of passes, with exclusive access to booking seats, no fees and other benefits, are available, including specially priced preview passes and the popular Local's Pass for valley residents, offered through June 5. Season Passes are on sale for as low as $80 for the Preview Pass.  Single tickets will be available May 15th. Passes are available at TAtix.co and complete schedules and pricing can be found on the organization's website at theatreaspen.org. The season opens with previews beginningJune 24, 2017. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for Clarence Brown Theatre Gala Honoring Dale Dickey
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Tickets to the Clarence Brown Theatre 2017 Gala are on sale now. Tickets are $200 per person and can be reserved online at http://alumni.utk.edu/cbtgala. The event, which will be held Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 6:30pm at Jackson Terminal, 205 W. Jackson Avenue, will honor Knoxville native and UT Alumna Dale Dickey with the CBT Artistic Achievement Award. (more...)

New Village Arts and Intrepid Theatre Co-Produce BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2017

New Village Arts and Intrepid Theatre Company announce a co-production of BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY, the award-winning rock and roll musical, which will have a summertime run at both Intrepid's Horton Grand Theatre and NVA's mainstage in Carlsbad. (more...)

VIDEO: Broadway's Belle Susan Egan Sings BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Movie Songs at 54 Below!
by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below just released a brand-new Princess Party video starring Susan Egan and featuring Laura Osnes, Christy Altomare, Adrienne Warren, Courtney Reed and more! (more...)

Graham Rowat, Mortimer Brewster and More Sign on for BTG's 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group announces additional casting for BTG's 2017 Summer Season, including Broadway actor, Graham Rowat (most recently featured in the Broadway revival of Sunset Boulevard) as Mortimer in Arsenic and Old Lace. (more...)

95 Percent of Enterprises Found Employees Actively Seeking Ways to Bypass Corporate Security Protocols, Reveals Dtex Systems Insider Threat Intelligence Report
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

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Scoop: REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL on HBO - Tuesday, April 18, 2017
by TV Scoop - Apr 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL on HBO, airing on Tuesday, April 18, 2017! (more...)

Put On a Happy Face for BYE BYE BIRDIE at Rivertown Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Put on your poodle skirts, petticoats, ponytails and pompadours and oh yes, a happy face and join the gang at Rivertown Theaters for one of the '50s/ '60s favorite musicals - Bye Bye Birdie - running May 5 - 21. (more...)

Scoop: MOM on CBS - Thursday, April 27, 2017
by TV Scoop - Apr 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on MOM, airing on CBS on Thursday, April 27, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: MOM on CBS - Thursday, May 4, 2017
by TV Scoop - Apr 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on MOM, airing on CBS on Thursday, May 4, 2017! (more...)

Actor Stephen Rea and Cellist Neil Martin Bring Seamus Heaney's AENEID BOOK VI to Life at 92Y
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Actor Stephen Rea and cellist Neil Martin visit 92Y's Unterberg Poetry Center on Monday, May 22 at 7:30 PM for a words and music performance of  Seamus Heaney's translation of Virgil's Aeneid Book VI. The performance is a U.S. premiere; Rea and Martin, both of whom were friends and collaborators of Heaney, have performed the piece in the U.K. (more...)

BWW Feature: Creede Repertory Theatre Announces 2017 Season and Casting
by Jessica Kahkoska - Apr 11, 2017

Creede Repertory Theatre is thrilled to announce its 2017 summer repertory season and casting. (more...)

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