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Mark Hellinger Theatre (New York, NY)
237 West 51st St.

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Coco is a musical with a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by André Previn. It starred Katharine Hepburn in her only stage musical.

Colt Coeur Sets Line-Up for 3rd Annual #ParityPlaysFest
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Colt Coeur Artistic Director Adrienne Campbell-Holt and Festival Associate Producer Brittany Coyne announce the line-up for the company's 3rd Annual #ParityPlaysFest celebrating the work of female & trans playwrights & directors. (more...)

Amanda Green and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for September 19-25, including Coltrane Revisited With Steve Kuhn, Steve Smith, Eric Alexander, Jaleel Shaw and Lonnie Plaxico, Amanda Green With Constantine Maroulis, Will Chase, Alice Ripley, Jarrod Spector, Alysha Umphress, Miss Coco Peru, and more! (more...)

ESPN's Coverage of U.S. Open Continues Tonight with Women's Semifinals
by TV News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

ESPN's star-studded US Open women's semifinal doubleheader in prime time Thursday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. ET includes the top two players in the world – either of whom could leave New York atop the rankings (more...)

Diana Girbau formará parte de THE LAST TANGO en el West End
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 5, 2016

La actriz forma parte de la lista de artistas españoles que triunfan ya en los escenarios de Londres. (more...)

Critically Acclaimed Singer Spider Saloff Makes Rare New York Appearance This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Internationally acclaimed vocalist, Spider Saloff makes a rare NYC appearance with award winning pianist Ricky Ritzel. (more...)

Photo Flash: Miss Coco Peru Returns to Birdland with 'A GENTLE REMINDER'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Broadway at Birdland concert series welcomed the return of Miss Coco Peru on Sunday, September 25 and Monday, September 26. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concerts below! (more...)

BWW Breakdown: Phi Phi is a Sore Winner and Loser (Truth) on RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE
by Maggie Yates - Sep 26, 2016

Trust the Duchess: It ain't over just yet. Why? Because the eliminated All-Stars are back, baby! Coco is back, and her tear-away arrival ensemble is beaded to the gods. Tatianna is back, and her boat neck mini-dress turns into a sleek, studded Selena-brassiere. Ginger is back, and what starts out as big and silver folds down into something … bigger and silverier, if that's possible. And Alyssa Edwards is back, back, back again! (more...)

Coco Taps and Bacardi Put Rum in the Coconut for Life is Beautiful Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

This weekend, Coco Taps (, a Coconut water beverage system company, brings branded and tapped baby Coconuts to supply Bacardi for the Life is Beautiful festival in Las Vegas. This is the second year Coco Taps has presented its tapped drinkable Coconuts, with Breakthru Beverage Nevada, at the festival, an annual celebration of music, art, food, and culture. Breakthru Beverage Nevada is a distributor of fine wine, spirits and beer. (more...)

BWW Contest: Win a Table for Two at Miss Coco Peru's Return to BIRDLAND 9/26
by BWW Contests - Sep 19, 2016

BroadwayWorld is giving you and a friend a chance to go to Miss Coco Peru's Return Birdland at Birdland Jazz Club Monday night! (September 26th, 2016 / 7PM). The winners will be comped a table for the event. There is a $10 food/drink minimum per person. (more...)

Boston, Mass. Celebrates The 243rd Boston Tea Party Anniversary & Annual Reenactment On Dec. 16, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016


Ron Carter Big Band, Miss Coco Peru and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for September 26-October 2, featuring Ron Carter Big Band, Miss Coco Peru, Eric Comstock and Barbara Fasano, and more! (more...)

Get Your Stand-Up Fix with SEESO's First Annual 'Stand-Up Streaming Fest'
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Seeso today announced its "12-Week Stand-Up Streaming Fest" with 12-weeks of exclusive original stand-up comedy specials and series beginning October 20 through January 5. The following comedy specials will debut throughout the festival's run: (more...)

WONDER WOMAN WALK Celebrates & Honors Breast Cancer Survivors and Victims, Sunday at Palisades Park
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Over 1,000 walkers, many dressed in their favorite super hero costume, will gather to celebrate and honor all those in their lives who have been touched by breast cancer at the 2nd Annual Jessica M. BermanWONDER WOMAN WALK for Breast Cancer benefiting Tower Cancer Research Foundation (Tower) on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Palisades Park, 851 Alma Real, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272.  Check-in begins at 8:30 AM PT; 5k walk begins at 9 AM PT.  Supporters will participate in this non-competitive family-friendly event, which celebrates all breast cancer survivors and their communities, and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease.  (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...)

Douglas Lowell's Grandiosity Films Options TO WAR WITH WHITAKER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Douglas Lowell's Grandiosity Films has optioned TO WAR WITH WHITAKER, the best selling diary of Hermione Countess of Ranfurly. 'We're thrilled to option Lady Ranfurly's diary,' says Lowell. 'It is such an extraordinary love story of romance, intrigue and adventure.' (more...)

BWW TV: Entrevista y primeras imágenes de MOUSTACHE EL MUSICAL
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 1, 2016

No te pierdas este reportaje para BroadwayWorld TV con entrevista a la directora y creadora del nuevo musical MOUSTACHE, y las primeras imagenes directamente de los ensayos del show (more...)

E.D.G.E. Theatre Honours November's Elections with its Show 1776
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

To commemorate this November's elections and a celebration of one of the most important documents ever created, E.D.G.E. Theatre presents the story of the Declaration of Independence.  (more...)

Unexpected Stage Company Announces Casting For ZOMBIE PROM, 10/6-10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

What's a high school prom without the undead? As part of its seventh season, Unexpected Stage Company presents the campy, rollicking musical Zombie Prom, celebrating 20 years since its off-Broadway debut. The production will run October 6 through 30, 2016, at Randolph Road Theater, 4010 Randolph Road, Wheaton, MD (the former Round House space). (more...)

Grammy Winner Colbie Caillat Releases New Album 'The Malibu Sessions'
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Grammy Award-winning and multiplatinum selling singer-songwriter, Colbie Caillat, has released her new album The Malibu Sessionstoday via her own label, PlummyLou and RED Distribution. (more...)

Photo Flash: Black Ensemble Presents TEDDY PENDERGRASS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Teddy Pendergrass was considered to be soul music's number one sex symbol in the '70s with songs like "Turn Off The Lights," "If You Don't Know Me By Now," and "Wake Up Everybody." He was on top of the world and at the height of his career in 1982 when a devastating car accident left him a quadriplegic. Teddy Pendergrass passed away in 2010 having lived with his challenge for 28 years. His story demonstrates that the greatness of the human spirit will never be defeated, no matter the challenges that we face in life. (more...)

VIDEO: Kevin Nealon Remembers His Friend Arnold Palmer on CONAN
by - Oct 4, 2016

On last night's CONAN, guest Kevin Nealon remembered his friend and legendary golfer Arnold Palmer. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

VIDEO: Amos Lee Performs New Song 'Walls' on CONAN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

On last night's CONAN, music guest Amos Lee performed the track 'Walls' from his new album 'Spirit.' Watch the appearance below! (more...)

Ryan Reynolds, Tracy Morgan & More Set for CONAN New York Shows on TBS
by TV News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

TBS's late-night show CONAN will be heading back to New York City for the first time since 2011 for a week of shows airing Oct. 31 - Nov. 3. (more...)

Fox Theatre Announces 11th Annual MIGHTY MO AND MORE 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Follow the flurries as the Fox Theatre celebrates the season with a very special Atlanta tradition, the 11th Annual Mighty Mo & More -- a FREE holiday event on Monday, Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m. Harkening back to the 1929 grand opening, families were amazed with celebratory dancing girls, the Disney classic toon "Steamboat Willie," performances on the Mighty Mo organ and a viewing of the film "Salute." This year's festivities, presented by Georgia Natural Gas, will honor the historic grand opening with a musical prelude on the beloved Mighty Mo by Ken Double, president of the American Theatre Organ Society, followed by a special screening of "The Santa Clause" starring Tim Allen.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Evolution Theatre Company Presents MISS COCO PERU
by Jerri Shafer - Oct 18, 2016

For one night only - Evolution Theatre - Central Ohio's L G B T Q Q I A Theatre Company presented a SOLD OUT performance of Miss Coco Peru on October 16, 2016. Ever since becoming a YouTube sensation Coco Peru has been inundated with emails from people of all ages asking her the same question, 'Coco, what is the secret to a happy life?' So, being the giver that she is, Coco wrote a new show A GENTLE REMINDER - Coco'S GUIDE TO A SOMEWHAT HAPPY LIFE where, through story and song, Coco shares with her audience a step by step guide that leaves you prepared to enter the world again ready to create your very own 'somewhat' happy life. VIP tickets included a meet and greet with Miss Coco Peru at AWOL after the performance. (more...)

Naughty and Nice Retrotainment at Uptown Underground Presented New Years Eve
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway, celebrates the holiday season with steamy retrotainment in a cozy speakeasy environment. Perfect for date night, holiday party or out-of-town guests, Uptown Underground is home to The Kiss Kiss Cabaret and Chicago Magic Lounge as well as other regular performers from burlesque to drag, cabaret to circus. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Kathy Shi releases her new science fiction book 'The Mission of Stealing Heart' (published by Archway Publishing). This novel tells a unique love story of male hero Allen with his wife Tracy, lover Kathy and a black bear Jack having the strangest journey transcending all known frontiers. (more...)

CHARANGA-FEST to Celebrate Latin Music at Hostos Center Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Continuing its success of presenting programs that celebrate the popular genres in Latin music, including Boogaloo and Mambo, the Hostos Center presents a nostalgic look back at the Charanga era, based on lively Cuban dances, with 'Charanga-Fest' featuring three of the top Charanga bands in New York, and special guest artists on Saturday, November 5, at 7:30 PM in the Center's Main Theater. (more...)

COCO'S GAMBIT is Released
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Business transactions do not always have to be dull and tedious work. In fact, one simple transaction can be the start of an unexpected adventure. Peter Treadway uses business, finances and economics to set the scene in his business thriller novel 'Coco's Gambit.' (more...)

BWW Review: ZOMBIE PROM A MUSICAL at Unexpected Stage Company
by Jenny Minich - Oct 10, 2016

Never heard of ZOMBIE PROM until today? Me neither! Unexpected Stage Company did some digging, found a gem and dusted it off just in time for the 2016 Halloween season. Set in the hallways and classrooms of Enrico Fermi High in the nuclear fifties, ZOMBIE PROM is an old-fashioned love story with a zombie twist. (more...)

by Marina Kennedy - Aug 9, 2016

For over eight years, fans of the Real Housewives of New York City have followed their adventures around the city and beyond.  We have rounded up some of their favorite hotspots and now's your your chance to dine and dance like your favorite housewife. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Photos of THE JACKIE WILSON STORY at Black Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

The Jackie Wilson Story returns to Chicago after an extremely successful opening in 2000 and remount in 2011, plus a national tour in 2002, which culminated at the famous Apollo Theater in New York City. This high-energy and touching story follows the career of one of the greatest entertainers who ever lived.   (more...)

John Mayall and Clint Black Join The Lyric's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

The Lyric Theatre has added John Mayall and Clint Black to its 2016-17 season. Details below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Miami City Ballet Grooves at First Annual National Dance Day Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

On Saturday, July 30, Miami City Ballet welcomed dancers and dance lovers from all over the greater Miami area to Miami Beach to celebrate National Dance Day. Over 100 people gathered in Collins Park for a dance party where they learned the 2016 National Dance Day Routine and performed in a flash mob. DJ Hottpants got the party started and was joined on stage by MC and MCB School instructor Herman Payne, with MCB Dancers and J Marcos, dancer and creator of dance-fitness class Videosync, helping to demonstrate. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Riverside Theatres and Sydney Sacred Musical Festival Presents WORLDS COLLIDE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

?Eight stories high on the roof of a Parramatta carpark, seven musicians from diverse cultural backgrounds will create an amazing new sound in the world-premiere of Worlds Collide, presented by the Sydney Sacred Music Festival and Riverside Theatres. (more...)

E.D.G.E Theatre's 1776 Opens Tomorrow at Mary's Attic
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

E.D.G.E. Theatre is pleased to announce, in honor of the November elections, 1776. The production features music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards, book by Peter Stone and direction by Melissa Crabtree with musical direction by Linnea Carrera, September 1 - 17, at Mary's Attic, 5400 N Clark Ave. Opening night is Thursday, Sept. 1 at 7 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursdays - Saturdays at 7 p.m. Tickets are $22 and maybe be purchased at (more...)

MOUSTACHE EL MUSICAL presenta a su reparto
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Aug 31, 2016

Hoy por la mañana se ha presentado en l'Escola Coco Comin el reparto de MOUSTACHE EL MUSICAL, que se estrenara el proximo 13 de diciembre en el Teatre Apolo de Barcelona (more...)

Casting Announced for Unexpected Stage's ZOMBIE PROM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

What's a high school prom without the undead? As part of its seventh season, Unexpected Stage Company presents the campy, rollicking musical Zombie Prom, celebrating 20 years since its off-Broadway debut. (more...)

THE VIRGIN SLAYER to Premiere at The Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2016

The Virgin Slayer will open for a multi-week run at The Players Theatre starting on September 9, 2016. The original play, produced by LightSwitch Entertainment (Melissa Edelblum and Gregory Davis) has recently been extended for it's Off-Broadway debut after winning the One-Act Festival at The Manhattan Repertory Theatre in Winter 2016.  Written by Gregory Davis and directed by Brenden Gregory, this witty dark comedy follows the life of Coco D'More, a prostitute who specializes in taking virginities. One day, she has a visit from an unexpected client and her life changes forever.   (more...)

Hitimpulse's 'I'm In Love With The Coco' Out Now on B1 Recordings
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Burgeoning Berlin-based outfit Hitimpulse have unveiled their outstanding new track 'I'm In Love With The Coco' – out now via B1 Recordings | Ultra Records. (more...)

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE Podcast Celebrates THE GOLDEN GIRLS with Jim Colucci
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

SPARKLE & CIRCULATE with JUSTIN SAYRE - the official monthly podcast of the International Order of Sodomites - has posted its new episode, which features an interview with Jim Colucci, author of the terrific new book Golden Girls Forever.  (more...)

Pittsburgh Opera Announces Shows In 2016-2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

 Pittsburgh Opera announces its 2016-2017 season. The season includes the very first world premiere in our 78 year history and two Pennsylvania premieres. The season will encompass four operas produced at the Benedum Center and two Resident Artist operas - the annual production at Pittsburgh CAPA Theater and the Second Stage Project at Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters. (more...)

New Musical Comedy TAKE ONE to Premiere at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Producer, Tim Hurley will present the world premiere of the new musical TAKE ONE by Jeff Ward, directed by Michael Schiralli with musical direction by Nathan W. Perry. (more...)

New Musical TAKE ONE to Premiere at New York Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2016

Producer Tim Hurley will present the world premiere of the new musical TAKE ONE by Jeff Ward, directed by Michael Schiralli with musical direction by Nathan W. Perry. TAKE ONE will begins performances on Sunday, August 21and run through Saturday August 27 at Flamboyan Theatre at the Clemente (107 Suffolk Street, NYC). Tickets are $18 and can be purchased by visiting (more...)

Nat Geo WILD's New Series ANIMAL ER to Premiere 9/10
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Nat Geo WILD's new series ANIMAL ER goes behind the scenes at the hospital to follow cases on the cutting edge of veterinary care. Animal ER premieres Saturday, Sept. 1 (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...)

BWW Review: Lamplighters' NEW MIKADO is Excellence Itself
by Harmony Wheeler - Aug 16, 2016

There has been plenty of talk about the "lack of sensitivity" in Gilbert and Sullivan's British farce, "The Mikado," set in a Japan most often comprised of a white ensemble. But - as ready as this critic may be to defend the "great and virtuous man" - this review must sing the praises of a "new," albeit familiar Mikado, or rather, Ducato. Lamplighters Music Theatre has reset the operetta to Tiramisu, Milan, and what an excellent production it is. The music and story are as enjoyable as ever, but half the fun comes from discovery of reinvented names and slight references to the original.  Not to mention Ellen Brook's fresh direction of a show that Lamplights has produced - with equal excellence - multiple times.  (more...)

CHARLIE PARKER'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION and More Set for September at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its September 2016 schedule, featuring CHARLIE PARKER'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION!, John Pizzarelli, Ron Carter Big Band, Steve Kuhn Trio, Renee Rosnes, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, The Cookers, Coltrane Revisited, Natalie Douglas, Barbara Carroll, Julie Halston, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and more. (more...)

AMERICAN PSYCHO Sings Duncan Sheik and More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 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...)

Joffrey Ballet To Livestream THE NUTCRACKER, 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

The Joffrey Ballet will offer the public a rare glimpse into the rehearsal studio when it streams a live, first look of the highly anticipated world premiere production of The Nutcracker by Christopher Wheeldon, winner of the 2015 Tony Award® for Best Choreography for the Broadway hit, An American in Paris. Seeing the master at work and watching the impeccably trained dancers of The Joffrey Ballet is a one-day-only opportunity,Thursday, September 8, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm (CT) and is accessible via the Joffrey's online YouTube channel. (more...)

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