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Set firmly in, and often about, New York, Company follows five married, once married, or soon to be married couples and their mutual friend, Robert, a 35-year old bachelor who has been unable to connect in a long-term relationship. Bobby observes the less than ideal aspects of commitment. But, eventually, learns that while relationships aren't perfect, they are a necessary part of "Being Alive." Includes the songs "Getting Married Today," "The Ladies Who Lunch," and "Being Alive."

Opening on Broadway in 1970 and running 705 performances, garnering 14 Tony Award Nominations, and winning 6 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Book, Best Score, Best Lyrics. Revived on Broadway in 1995 running for 60 performances garnering 2 Tony Nominations. Revived again in 2006 running 246 performances garnering 3 Tony Nominations and winning for Best Revival of a Musical.

BWW Reviews: TUTS Underground's MURDER BALLAD is Exhilarating and Sensual
by David Clarke - Apr 19, 2014

The World Premiere production of MURDER BALLAD at MTC's The Studio at Stage II took New York by storm in 2012. In 2013 it transferred to the Union Square Theatre and played 17 previews and 70 regular performances before closing on July 21. Now, TUTS Underground is producing the National Regional Premiere of the exhilarating, crowd-pleasing musical, and this sultry tale of love, passion, and murder is simply too good to miss. (more...)

Bootless Stageworks to Bring Hilarious Twist on Hitchcock to the Wilmington Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2014

A full bagpipe band, two pilots, a waterfall, and the milkman. These are just a few of the more than 150 characters that will take the stage in Bootless Stageworks' upcoming production of The 39 Steps. But in the spirit of Alfred Hitchcock, who directed the classic that inspired the show, there's a twist. The production features a cast of only four actors. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company's 2014-2015 Season to Include New Programs
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2014

Pioneer Theatre Company announces its 2014-2015 season, including two musicals, a world premiere of a new play, a Utah premiere of a comedy, and the first offering of a brand-new musical concert event. (more...)

GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Yurel Echezarreta of ALADDIN
by Adrienne Onofri - Apr 19, 2014

After playing a child, a Cagelle and a Shark, Yurel is now a denizen of Agrabah--and one of the 'hottest chorus boys' on Broadway. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 19, 2014
by - Apr 19, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Teacher Created Materials' Founder Wins the Celebrate Literacy Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2014

Teacher Created Materials, an educational publisher in Huntington Beach, CA, is proud to announce that Founder Rachelle Cracchiolo has been presented the Celebrate Literacy Award from the Orange County Reading Association. The award is presented annually to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the promotion of literacy. (more...)

All-New Radisson Resort Orlando-Celebration Hotel Celebrates Epcot's 2014 Sounds Like Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2014

Guests at the all-new Radisson Resort Orlando-Celebration, a Disney Good Neighbor Hotel, can enjoy a terrific music line up at Epcot's 2014 Sounds Like Summer concert series featuring tribute bands performing concerts at American Gardens Theatre in Epcot World Showcase. (more...)

HRWC Offers Garmin fenix 2 Availability Report
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2014

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Photo Flash: First Look at the Oregon Ballet Theatre's Spring Program 2014: CELEBRATE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Join the Oregon Ballet Theatre from April 17th to the 26th at the Newmark Theatre as they celebrate the extraordinary career and contribution of Alison Roper, even as we also celebrate the bright future of OBT. Roper takes her final bows after 18 seasons of bringing joy to Portland audiences with this program, and we want to send her off in style. In addition to the Company premiere of Helen Pickett's lush and colorfulPetal, and the revival of audience favorite The Lost Dance by Matjash Mrozewski, we are planning some surprises that will remind audiences just why Alison Roper has been such an extraordinary presence on our stages. A highlight will be yet another Company premiere: Cor Perdut by Nacho Duato, apas de deux to showcase the beauty and power of this incredible artist. You can purchase tickets here. (more...)

Send2Press to Sponsor Los Angeles Music Network's 2014 LAMN Jam Music Contests
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Los Angeles Music Network (LAMN) is delighted to announce a new sponsor of its upcoming ROCK and URBAN LAMN Jam Music Contests ('LAMN Jams') happening this spring in Los Angeles. Send2Press(R) Newswire, a unit of Neotrope(R), will be the official press release service, helping to take LAMN Jams to a new level. (more...)

Harbor Lights Theater Offers Mother's Day Special for DRIVING MISS DAISY, Running 5/9-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Harbor Lights Theater Company, led by Executive Artistic Director Tamara Jenkins, Co-Artistic Director Jay Montgomery, and Associate Producer Beth Gittleman, announces that special preparations are being made for the Mother's Day performances of Driving Miss Daisy, running May 9th through the 18th at the Music Hall at Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Gardens. (more...)

Whole Foods Market Partners with Present Company for MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, 4/18-5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Whole Foods Market flagship store has become a quintessential meeting and gathering place in downtown Austin with events ranging from yoga classes at sunset to family­ friendly film screenings, and now, live theatre. Whole Foods Market is partnering with local Austin non­profit, Present Company, for 12 performances of Much Ado About Nothing running Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings, April 18 through May 11. (more...)

Geffen Playhouse Adds SWITZERLAND, THE NIGHT ALIVE and Two More Shows to Its 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse has announced four plays for the eight-play 2014-2015 season, including the Co-World Premiere, with the Sydney Theatre Company, of the Geffen commissioned, Switzerland, written by Joanna Murray-Smith (The Female of the Species); the West Coast Premieres of The Night Alive, written by Olivier and Evening Standard Award winner and Tony nominee Conor McPherson (The Weir, The Seafarer) and directed by Geffen Artistic Director Randall Arney; and The Power of Duff, written by Stephen Belber and directed by Peter DuBois (Rapture, Blister, Burn); and The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, written by Scott Carter. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: PIPPIN's Massey, Renee Appear on Talks at Google
by Oliver Oliveros - Apr 18, 2014

Google's office on Eight Avenue hosted a conversation with Tony Award-winning musical revival PIPPIN's new lead stars Kyle Dean Massey (Pippin) and Ciara Renee (Leading Player), together with original cast members Bethany Moore (Player, Catherine understudy) and Orion Griffiths (Player, Acrobat), earlier today, which was streamed live on YouTube, moderated by Google's Alan Seale and YouTube Next Lab's Mark Douglas. (more...)

Daydream Theatre Company to Host MIND MYSTERIES Fundraiser, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Daydream Theatre Company has announcde their first ever fundraising night. On May 3, 2014 Daydream Theatre will present 'Mind Mysteries' - An entertaining evening of Extrasensory Deception. The show will be performed by Lon Cerel. Tickets are 15 dollars and can be order by calling 401-290-7865 or www.daydreamtheatre@aol.com (more...)

TheatreSquared Announces 2014-2015 Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

TheatreSquared Artistic Director Robert Ford and Executive Director Martin Miller announced today the 2014/15 lineup of professional theatre in Northwest Arkansas, TheatreSquared Season 9. The new season launches in August 2014 with 'the funniest show in the western world' (The Daily Mail) One Man, Two Guvnors, and continues with the Pulitzer Prize-winning Proof, the theatrical adventure Around the World in 80 Days, the world premiere of Look Away, and the comic drama Superior Donuts. (more...)

Marin Shakespeare Company Celebrates Shakespeare's 450th Birthday This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Marin Shakespeare Company celebrates the 450th Anniversary of Will Shakespeare's birth (April 23, 2014) with an announcement of a special gift for Bay Area Shakespeare fans and the theater going community. Thanks to a special 25th Silver Season gift from an anonymous donor, when audiences attend any Marin Shakespeare Company performance of 'As You Like It' this summer, all tickets are 'Pay As You Like It." (more...)

Cast of Las Vegas' ROCK OF AGES to Perform on THE QUEEN LATIFAH SHOW, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Cast members from the Las Vegas Company of the high-octane musical ROCK OF AGES will perform on 'The Queen Latifah Show' Monday, April 21. The show airs in the Las Vegas area at 2 p.m. on KTNV-TV. Check local listings for other locations. (more...)

Christopher Sieber Joins Cast of MATILDA Tonight After Delays from Injury
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Christopher Sieber will officially make his debut as the tyrant Miss Trunchbull in Broadway's Matilda the Musical tonight, April 18. Sieber was previously scheduled to begin performances in March, but had to delay after he fractured a bone in his hand during rehearsals. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 12 - April 18
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 18, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include a look at the opening night curtain calls for LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL, THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, and OF MICE AND MEN - plus a peek into the festivities at this year's Olivier Awards and a look at the cast of WATER BY THE SPOONFUL in action! (more...)

La Mama Moves! to Feature 13 Premieres, 5/2-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

A French accent will resonate through La MaMa Moves! this spring when four Gallic dance troupes, along with 11 other experimentalists from around the world, commandeer all three theaters at La MaMa for three and a half dance-packed weeks, May 2-25. (more...)


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theatreWashington Announces New Partnership with Celebrity Cruises
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

As theatreWashington approaches its 30th Annual Helen Hayes Awards celebration, it also celebrates an exciting new partnership-with acclaimed cruise line Celebrity Cruises, now the "official" cruise line of theatreWashington. (more...)

BroadHollow Theatre to Present Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, 5/3-11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

BroadHollow Theatre Company presents Disney's The Little Mermaid, May 3 - 17, 2014 at the Studio Theatre, 141 South Wellwood Ave, Lindenhurst, NY. (more...)

BroadHollow Theatre to Stage ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST, 5/17-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

BroadHollow Theatre Company will stage One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest at The BayWay Arts Center, 265 East Main Street, East Islip, NY. The show runs May 17 - June 1, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Happy Few Theatre Company's AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Happy Few Theatre Company's inaugural production of As You Like It is now open, with performances running through April 27, 2014. This seven-person adaptation features original music performed by the cast and video elements in a modern setting. The production performs Theaterlab NYC on West 36th st. (more...)

Disney's 101 DALMATIANS Comes to BroadHollow Theatre, Now thru 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

BroadHollow Theatre Company presents Disney's 101 Dalmations, running April 12-May 3, 2014 at the BayWay Arts Center, 265 East Main St, East Islip, NY. (more...)

BroadHollow Theatre to Present MONTHS ON END, 5/31-6/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

BroadHollow Theatre Company presents Months on End, running May 31-June 21, 2014 at the Studio Theatre, 141 South Wellwood Ave, Lindenhurst, NY. (more...)

BWW Previews: Mark Morris Prepares for World Premiere of ACIS AND GALATEA
by Stephen Raskauskas - Apr 18, 2014

This weekend, as we all overload on sugar and attend the obligatory Passion performance, Mark Morris is getting ready to unveil his latest opus. His new production of Handel's ACIS AND GALATEA, one of the most beloved English language operas, has its world premiere next week at Cal Performances, Berkeley (April 25 - 27), before traveling to Celebrity Series of Boston (May 15-18) for its East Coast premiere. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MURDER FOR TWO Welcomes ACT ONE to Broadway!
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2014

In the video below, the writers of MURDER FOR TWO play one of the songs they definitely wrote from the new Broadway hit, Act One! (more...)

DHRAMA: THE REMARKABLE DIALOGUE BETWEEN KRISHNA AND ARJUNA to Run 5/22-6/8 at Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Noted Brazilian actors Luca Bianchi and Livia de Bueno will perform the North American and English language premiere of 'DHRAMA: The Remarkable Dialogue Between Krishna and Arjuna' at Teatro LATEA in Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, 107 Suffolk Street, May 22 to June 8. Written by famed Brazilian playwright/screenwriter/director Joćo Falcćo and translated by Juliana Pampalona and Camila Mason, the two-character drama retells an episode of the Sanskrit epic 'Mahabarata.' It is the first stage work by Falcćo to be presented in New York. Luca Bianchi directs. (more...)

Young Composers to Be Featured in Colony Theatre's GOT MUSICAL Program, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

A new musical theatre composer -- '21 years old'? No, it's not a typo: in fact there are three of them in the got musical program for May 6 at the Colony Theatre in Burbank, an evening of highlights of this year's season of development at the New Musicals Initiative and the Academy For New Musical Theatre. Actually, they're 21, 22 and 23 years old and they're the winners of the New Voices Project at ANMT, sponsored in part by Walt Disney Imagineering. (more...)

ALICE IN WONDERLAND to Play BroadHollow Theatre, 5/10-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

BroadHollow Theatre Company will present Alice in Wonderland, May 10 - 25, 2014 at BroadHollow at Elmont, 700 Hempstead Turpike, Elmont, NY. (more...)

BroadHollow Theatre to Present THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, 5/10-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

BroadHollow Theatre Company will stage The Drowsy Chaperone, May 10-25, 2014 at BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY (more...)

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Set for BroadHollow Theatre, 4/26-5/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

BroadHollow Theatre Company will present Little Shop of Horrors, running Apr 26 - May 24, 2014 at the Studio Theatre, 141 South Wellwood Ave, Lindenhurst, NY. (more...)

DIRTY DANCING, EVITA and More Make Up Texas Performing Arts' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Texas Performing Arts continues to present world-class performances to the University of Texas at Austin and Central Texas audiences with the unveiling of the 2014-2015 season. This season highlights talent from around the world in a diverse mix of music, theatre, dance, and conversation. (more...)

Streb's FORCES to Open 5/16 at SLAM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Back home after an acclaimed tour, STREB, New York's Own Action Heroes spring into action with the spring edition of Forces at SLAM (Streb Lab for Action Mechanics), their Williamsburg playground. Elizabeth Streb and her Extreme Action Company have teamed with theater luminaries to give Action a voice and story in Forces, May 16th through June 22nd at SLAM, 51 North 1st St. Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (more...)

Utah Shakespeare Festival Receives $10,000 NEA Grant
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa announced today that the Utah Shakespeare Festival is one of 886 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. The Festival is recommended for a $10,000 grant to support the world premiere adaptation of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility. (more...)

First Look: BLOOD RELATIONS Asks Did She or Didn't She? A Psychological Murder Mystery About Lizzie Borden
by Shari Barrett - Apr 18, 2014

On August 4, 1892, Lizzie Borden's father and stepmother were found bludgeoned in their family home. Lizzie was arrested for murder and the trial date set for June 5, 1893. The trial lasted fourteen days, and caused a national sensation as it was the first public trial in the United States to be covered extensively by the media. Popular opinion was split on her innocence or guilt. Did she or didn't she do it? See BLOOD RELATIONS and decide for yourself. (more...)

Neon Trees and More Set to Perform at 21st Annual Radio 92.9 EarthFest on 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

American alternative rock band Neon Trees will headline the 21st annual Radio 92.9 EarthFest, scheduled for May 17, 2014 at the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation's Hatch Memorial Shell in Boston. Presented by Whole Foods Market, the family-friendly festival is the largest free radio station concert in the country, showcasing national and local music acts, environmentally friendly products and local non-profit environmental organizations. (more...)

Sunhwa Chung, Ko-Ryo Dance Theater and More Set for Green Space, May 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Green Space is pleased to offer a diverse roster of new/ emerging artists in May. Fertile Ground will present new work by various artists and Take Root will present an evening of work by Sunhwa Chung/ Ko-Ryo Dance Theater. (more...)

Denis Matvienko Withdraws from Performances with American Ballet Theatre Due to Injury
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Due to injury, Denis Matvienko, a guest artist with American Ballet Theatre, will withdraw from scheduled performances with the Company this Spring, it was announced today by Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director. (more...)

Productions Coracole and l'Orchestre Philharmonique Equitable to Present ROMANCE AND REVOLUTION: MUSIC FROM LES MISERABLES AND MORE, May 2-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Productions Coracole and l'Orchestre Philharmonique Equitable are thrilled to present the beloved songs from Les Miserables, along with music from the Romantic era. Montreal area theatergoers can enjoy this treat throughout the month of May, in English and French, in three different locales: Ville Saint-Laurent, Laval and Saint-Leonard. This exciting collaboration marks the 5th anniversary of both companies. In Romance and Revolution: Music from Les Miserables & More, audiences will enjoy the creativity of Conductor, Andre Gauthier; Stage Director, Coralie Heiler; Vocal Director, Marc Deslandes; and Vocal Ensemble Director, Frederic Vogel. The show plays in English on May 11 and 24 and in French on May 2 and 25. This is a great idea for Mother's Day, Sunday, May 11 at 3pm. Throughout the run, proceeds benefit Kids Help Phone/ Jeunesse, J'ecoute, offering 24-hour, anonymous phone and web counselling. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Riverside Theatre's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Riverside Theatre's celebrated 40th Anniversary Season comes to a close with the witty and exuberant How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. With a book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock, and Willie Gilbert, and music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying is based on a best-selling, satirical book of the same name by Shepherd Mead. How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying performs on the Stark Stage now through April 27, 2014 and is sponsored by Marriott Spring Hill Suites and our Patron Producers. How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying is a co-production between Riverside Theatre and the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW TV: Sneak Peek at Sutton Foster and More in VIOLET!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 18, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Violet, starring Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell,Alexander Gemignani and Joshua Henry, is currently in previews and officially opens this Sunday, April 20, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). Click below to get a sneak peek at scenes from the show! (more...)

THINGS YOU SHOULDN'T SAY PAST MIDNIGHT to Open 5/10 at The Keegan Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Keegan Theatre presents Peter Ackerman's screwball comedy, Things You Should Say Past Midnight opening May 10, 2014, at the Andrew Keegan Theatre in Washington, DC. The bedroom comedy follows three pairs of lovers trying to enjoy a night of romance. Ever been racially slurred in the sack? Ever been subjected to strangers yelling at you at 3am about the most intimate details of your life? Tackling questions about sex and the proper balance between intellectual and physical attraction, Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight is a romp about communication, honesty, identity, and how we define -- and talk about -- ourselves. (more...)

MR. IRRESISTIBLE to Make West Coast Premiere at the Alcazar Theatre, 6/4-8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

MR. IRRESISTIBLE - A New Sci-Fi Musical Comedy Thriller - described as 'The Terminator meets Ugly Betty' - directed by Jonathan J. Carpenter, with book & lyrics by D'Arcy Drollinger (Shit & Champagne / Project: Lohan)and music by Christopher Winslow (OMFG!), make its West Coast premiere June 4 - 8, 2014 for a very limited engagement of 5 performances only, running Wed., Thurs., Fri. & Sat. 8:00 pm / Sun. 7:00 pm. (Preview Wed. 6/4 / Opening Thurs. 6/5) at the Alcazar Theatre - 650 Geary St. (btw'n. Jones & Leavenworth Sts.) in SF. (more...)

The Joyce Theater Foundation to Present JOYCE UNLEASHED, 5/8-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Joyce Theater, under the executive direction of Linda Shelton, announces Joyce Unleashed, a collection of three cutting-edge performances presented outside of its historical Chelsea home, from May 8-17. Artists include the Seattle-based zoe | juniper performing BEGINAGAIN at 3-Legged Dog Art & Technology Center in Downtown Manhattan from May 8 - 10; NYC-based Laurie Berg's The Afterlife and Minneapolis-based SuperGroup's The Tent Has Been Pulled Down will perform at Brooklyn's Invisible Dog Art Center from May 15-17. Tickets for all performances are $15 and are available at www.Joyce.org or by calling 212.242.0800. Seating is general admission. (more...)

Guest Conductor Jack Everly to Lead Utah Symphony in MUSIC OF THE BABY BOOMERS, 5/2-3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Guest conductor Jack Everly joins the Utah Symphony on May 2-3 for a trip down memory lane at Abravanel Hall. This special concert, celebrating the Baby Boom generation, highlights songs and television shows from the 1960s. The program features music by the Beach Boys, Frankie Valli, and the Beatles, and guest vocalists Roy Chicas, Jim Hogan, Marissa McGowan, N'Kenge, Kristine Reese and Max Quinlan. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Red Branch Theatre Company's JOHN & JEN, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Red Branch Theatre Company (RBTC) will open its sixth mainstage season with The Last Five Years and john & jen in repertory billed under the series title "The Love/Loss Cycle." This is the first time that Red Branch will produce two shows in repertory since its inception in 2008. (more...)

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