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Church of the Heavenly Rest (New York, NY)
2 East 90th Street

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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.

Tron Theatre presents Tron 100 Festival
by Natalie O'Donoghue - May 29, 2017

The Tron 100 Festival is entering its second year with a week of new short plays written, performed and directed by members of the Tron Theatre's professional development initiative, the Tron 100 Club. (more...)

Women's Theatre Festival Official Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

Women's Theatre Festival announces tickets will go on sale June 1 for its slate of shows comprising its "Women Are Funny" season. (more...)

TampaRep Caps Sixth Season with Haunting Drama THE OTHER PLACE
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

Tampa Repertory Theatre will close its sixth season with Sharr White's gripping psychological drama The Other Place at Studio 120 on the University of South Florida campus. (more...)

Photo Flash: City Theatre Ends 2016-17 Season with IRONBOUND
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

Ironbound, a contemporary drama by Polish-American playwright Martyna Majok, is the final play of the current City Theatre season, before the South Side Company takes a summer hiatus. Directed by City Theatre Artistic Director Tracy Brigden, the play runs May 13 - June 4, 2017 in the Main Stage Theatre; tickets are on sale now. (more...)

MAN OF THE HOUSE Continues O.W.I.'s Second Saturday Reading Series at the Roslindale Branch of the BPL
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

O.W.I. (Bureau of Theatre), a resident Company at the Boston Center for the Arts, continues its second Spring/Summer season of free play readings at the Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library with playwright Fabiola Decius' MAN OF THE HOUSE, directed by Cliff Odle. (more...)

Non-Profit Theater Company Seeks To Expand Scope Of Utah County Theater Scene
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

An Other Theater Company, a small Utah County based Company that has previously produced shows at the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival and at the Canyon Glen Amphitheatre, is moving to a permanent blackbox theater space in the Provo Towne Centre mall. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Daniel Sullivan Explains How He Brought THE LITTLE FOXES Back with Not One But Two Leading Ladies!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 28, 2017

As the director of MTC's six-time Tony nominated revival of The Little Foxes, Daniel Sullivan has had the pleasure of bringing the classic to life twice over- with Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon in rotating roles. What was their strategy in the rehearsal room? Figuring it out as they went! (more...)

VIDEO: 30 Days of TONY, Day 14: Broadway's In Love with Bartlett Sher's Wonderful Revival of SOUTH PACIFIC
by Stage Tube - May 28, 2017

Welcome to BroadwayWorld's Tony Award Countdown: 30 Days of TONY, a loving look at some of the most memorable moments from Tony's history featuring today's nominees! (more...)

BWW Review: Norbert Leo Butz Stars in Hamish Linklater's Ambitious Drama THE WHIRLIGIG
by Michael Dale - May 28, 2017

"In a whirligig of grief" is how one character describes the emotional state of another in Hamish Linklater's ambitious new play, THE WHIRLIGIG, receiving a fine premiere mounting by The New Group's artistic director, Scott Elliott. (more...)

The Award-Winning Morningside Players Present A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

The Morningside Players present A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY, Brian Friel's adaptation of the beloved Turgenev comedy. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Presents Writer-Producer Speed Date: Pitch Your Work to a Roomful of Real Producers
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the next Writer-Producer Speed Dateon Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 5:30pm at NOLA Rehearsal Studio, 244 W. 54th Street, 11th floor, NYC. (more...)

Kitchen Theatre Company's 2016-17 Season Concludes with Encore Production of CLEAN ALTERNATIVES
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

Kitchen Theatre Company concludes its 2016-17 season with an encore production of Brian Dykstra's Clean Alternatives, a play about corporate bullying, environmental politics, and standing up for one's beliefs-with a little slam poetry and Zen Buddhism thrown into the mix. (more...)

Slipstream Presents All-Male LYSISTRATA
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

An all-male cast in the middle of summer? It must be Pride! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 28, 2017
by - May 28, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Big Red's BBQ Across America Promotion Kicks Off The Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

Big Red, America's original and bestselling red soda, kicks off the grilling season and their 80 th Anniversary with its "BBQ Across America" promotion. Known for its sweet and smooth flavor, Big Red drinkers love to pair the soft drink with bold flavors such as BBQ.Big Red will reward fans with BBQ-related prizes all summer long, from Memorial Day to Labor Day, including a grand prize Ultimate Summer BBQ Party for the lucky winner and 50 guests. (more...)

Back by Popular Demand: Maui Wowi Offers Seasonal Smoothie and Dark Roast Coffee
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

Maui Wowi ( is celebrating the return of summer by bringing back two seasonal favorites. The refreshing Orchard Peach Smoothie will hit blenders on May 27 and the dark roast Midnight Kona Coffee will begin brewing on June 13, both at participating locations, for a limited time only. (more...)

La Colombe' Draft Latte' is Fastest Growing Ready-to-Drink Coffee
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

Driven by its belief that America deserves better coffee, La Colombe's Draft Latte a first-of-its-kind, ready-to-drink coffee beverage that delivers the full taste and texture of a true cold latte announced its growth into 25,000 points of distribution to coincide with the start of cold coffee season. The explosive rise has made La Colombe a breakout brand in the $3 billion ready-to-drink coffee category 1. And, with plans to introduce multiple new Draft Latte varieties this year the specialty coffee Company is just getting started. (more...)

Rising Star Brinley Shipwreck Rum Adds White Reserve to Line Distribution to Begin June 1
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

Set to launch nationwide directly after the Memorial Day holiday weekend, Brinley Shipwreck White Reserve (SRP $23) joins a star fleet of six award-winning rums, flavored with the finest natural ingredients sourced from around the world: Coconut, Coconut Cream, Coffee, Mango, Spiced, and Vanilla. (more...)

BWW Preview: 4th Annual TASTE OF BUSHWICK on 6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the 4th Annual Taste of Bushwick, which takes place on Tuesday June 13th (6:30pm - 9pm, rain or shine) on a private street within the iconic Boar's Head warehouse at 24 Rock Street (enter at Bogart Street) and is the largest showcase for the burgeoning Bushwick culinary scene. (more...)

BWW Review: HIR at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
by Jenny Minich - May 28, 2017

HIR is the conscientious absurdist's guide to confronting 'the world order.' It's crazy watchable, like some kind of substantive, impactful, topsy-turvy sitcom. Mac's characters are flamboyant and talk very loud about all the things that our parents told us not to discuss in public. And it's wonderful! (more...)

The Trap Door Theatre Hosts HUNGRY MOTHER this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

Alison Vodnoy Wolf is an actor, playwright, and dancer.  Her acting credits include HENRY V (Babes with Blades), DESCENT (Gnomon Shadow Theatre), boom and The Eyes of Oedipus (Know Theatre), and TRAFFICK (Pones).   (more...)

Regional Riches: Celebrating the Legacy of Regional Theatres on Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 27, 2017

Broadway shows are made, not born. Though the polished final product of a Broadway show seems to land before our very eyes as if put there by some divine circumstance, the life of the average show before it makes its way to New York is long. (more...)

BWW Review: Compelling, Timely SIDE EFFECTS at Taffety Punk
by Roger Catlin - May 27, 2017

As Capitol Hill seems to talking nonstop about the state of American health care at a time when it all might change, a couple of one-man plays at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop was breaking down the issues in terms that are immediate, emotional and human. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 27, 2017
by - May 27, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Fiona Kelly and Sabine Ducrot Announce Recital at Cit Cork School of Music
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

Irish flautist Fiona Kelly, hailed by the New York Times as a player with “impressive technique and elegant musicianship”, is principal flute of the Swedish Chamber Orchestra. In this recital, Fiona will be accompanied by pianist Sabine Ducrot for a programme featuring famous works by Debussy and Franck, plus a selection of delightful pieces for flute by three lesser known French composers. (more...)

Theater with a View Announces RABBIT HOLE Cast
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

Theater with a View, Pottstown's professional site-specific theatre Company, returns this July with a brand new production of David Linday-Abaire's award-winning drama Rabbit Hole. The production, which will be staged entirely outdoors at the Sycamore Hill estate (481 Ebelhare Road, Pottstown, PA), begins previews on Wednesday, July 12 and will run through Saturday, July 29. (more...)

Upcoming Rockland/Westchester Theatre
by Kellie Williams - May 27, 2017

Here are a few shows coming up in the Rockland/Westchester area! (more...)

Three Desi Moreno-Penson Plays at Planet Connections This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

The Plays of Desi Moreno-Penson come to Planet Connections thanks to Step 1 Theatre Project (more...)

PLANET CONNECTIONS THEATRE FESTIVITY 2017: 40 Plays in 28 Days Honoring 31 Charities Starts in June
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

Planet Connections changes the landscape of New York theatre this year. The award-winning Planet Connections Theatre Festivity runs June 12 - July 9, 2017 at The Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, NYC. WWW.PLANETCONNECTIONS.ORG (more...)

Woods Hole Theater Company Tackles Mental Illness in the Award Winning Rock Musical NEXT TO NORMAL
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

Woods Hole Theater Company (WHTC) brings Brian Yorkey's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning rock musical, 'next to normal', to the Community Hall this June 2017, continuing its 42 years of engaging and promoting the cultural growth of the community of Woods Hole and the vicinity. WHTC operates year-round, producing a wide variety of plays and special events at affordable prices. (more...)

BWW Interview: A Conversation with Canadian Ballet Star Evan McKie, Principal Dancer with The National Ballet of Canada
by Taylor Long - May 27, 2017

Evan McKie, a Principal Dancer with The National Ballet of Canada, has enjoyed a thriving international career, performing with the Paris Opera Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, Mariinsky Ballet and the Tokyo Ballet to name a few. Hailed as 'among the absolute best in the world' (Dance Europe), it was my pleasure to chat with Evan about life as a dancer and his role in the upcoming ballet, A Streetcar Named Desire. (more...)

Houston Doctor Makes Rounds With New Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

The Caduceus Theater Arts Company presents its first show, 'Don't Dress For Dinner,' a two-act comedy by French playwright Marc Camoletti, adapted by Robin Hawdon. Similar to Camoletti's 'Boeing-Boeing,' this play contains secret lovers, mistresses, and mistaken identities. (more...)

BWW Review: MATILDA THE MUSICAL at Adelaide Festival Theatre
by Barry Lenny - May 27, 2017

Take the whole family, but book now. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/27/2017
by - May 27, 2017's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/27/2017. (more...)

BWW Review: ABT Introduces Ballet to Children
by Rose Marija - May 27, 2017

On Saturday morning, May 20, 2017, ABT gave an hour length performance designed to introduce children to the ballet, as they do every year. The Metropolitan Opera House was full of excited young ones. I had a running commentary from a boy of about 4 years old, sitting next to me on his father's lap. It is a performance composed of excerpts from several ballets. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: What About Pierre? Josh Groban Explains His Love for the Weird & Wonderful GREAT COMET!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 27, 2017

In 2016 he made his Broadway debut. In 2017 he became a Tony nominee! Recording artist Josh Groban is now a bonafide stage star, with a nomination for his performance in Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812- the most Tony-nominated show of the season. Below, watch as he chats about his supportive Broadway family and why he couldn't be happier for his weird and wonderful show.  (more...)

EAT. DRINK. PLAY. at Firehall Arts Centre 6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

The Firehall Arts Centre presents Eat. Drink. Play. on June 22, 2017, with doors opening at 7pm. Created to celebrate the incredible food and drink happening in the Firehall's backyard, the event brings together the area's finest restaurateurs, craft brewers, small-batch distillers, and performers for an eclectic summer evening of sampling and sharing. (more...)

Stephen Costello Headlines Met's Free Summer Recital Series
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Following a string of engagements in Russia and Armenia, Stephen Costello – star of back-to-back productions at the Metropolitan Opera earlier this year – returns New York to headline the Company's free annual summer recital series in the city's parks. At Central Park SummerStage (June 12) and Brooklyn Bridge Park (June 14), the Tucker Award-winning tenor joins fellow Met stars soprano Susanna Phillips and mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong for a program of favorite arias and duets, accompanied by pianist Dan Saunders. As Opera News noted in a recent “Spotlight” double-page spread, “the all-American tenor” is now “at the top of his game.” (more...)

Special Events Announced in Conjunction with the Huntington's Production of RIPCORD
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

In conjunction with its upcoming production of Ripcord the Huntington Theatre Company will host a number of special events and post-show conversations. Admission to onsite post-show events is free with a ticket to Ripcord, available at by phone at 617 266 0800, or in person at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street) and BU Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue) box offices. Tickets start at $25. Performances begin Friday, May 26, 2017 at the South End/Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. (more...)

Alaska Small Ship Cruise Company Announces New Luxury Cruise Ship
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Custom Alaska Cruises newest ship, the 98' custom motor yacht Golden Eagle, is set to disembark on its first cruise June 2nd, 2017 from Juneau, Alaska. (more...)

Announcing TREADWLL GOLD: A New Play Based on the Book by Sheila Kelly
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

In 1916, no one knew the booming town of Treadwell-home to the largest gold mine in the world-was on the brink of its ultimate destruction. In one momentous year, as infrastructure crumbles, fires rage, and war looms, young engineer George Barnett arrives in the territory of Alaska with "guts and genius," not expecting to fall in love or carry the safety of the miners and the town on his shoulders. Treadwell Gold is written by Rachel Atkins and inspired by the book of historical nonfiction by Sheila Kelly. The play is based on real people and events. Treadwell Gold takes us to a time when science and engineering were looked to with faith that progress was always an option and engineering could always make our lives better. Treadwell Gold runs in limited engagement at Perseverance Theatre, June 22 - July 3. (more...)

Caesars Entertainment to Host Inaugural Gears Pro Circuit Las Vegas Open
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017


Tony Award-Winning Musical PARADE Comes to Chance Theater This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater Company, is pleased to announce its production of PARADE, with book by Alfred Uhry, music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, direction by Kari Hayter, and musical direction by Robyn Manion. PARADE will preview from June 30 through July 7; regular performances will begin July 8 and continue through July 30 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Cripe Stage. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

I'm Not Famous - a Musical Journey with Barbara Minkus, a dynamite world premiere musical starring 'tiny, talented terrific Barbara Minkus' (backstage) extends at Santa Monica Playhouse with added days and dates. (more...)

New London Barn Announces 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

For 85 years, the New London Barn Playhouse has been a vital part of the Lake Sunapee and Upper Valley communities, enriching the summer months with an annual season of top-quality, professionally-produced classic and contemporary musicals and plays. After their record-breaking 2016 season was honored with the New England Theater Conference's prestigious Moss Hart Award for Excellence in Professional Theater, now the Barn is gearing up to cross another milestone with their 85th consecutive summer season in 2017! (more...)

Diversionary Welcomes New Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Diversionary Theatre in University Heights, San Diego, is thrilled to announce a brand new member of the staff, Jenny Case. The new leadership position of Managing Director has been created for Case, and will include working closely with Executive Artistic Director Matt M. Morrow on producing a the season of Mainstage productions, Cabarets, new play development and cultivating and managing patron relationships.  (more...)

BAD JEWS Comes to Capital Stage 6/24
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Capital Stage presents Bad Jews by Joshua Harmon a  NY Times Critics Pick (2013). Amy Resnick, last seen at Capital Stage in August: Osage County, and Blackberry Winter will direct this Sacramento Premiere. Bad Jews will be the sixth and final production of Capital Stage's 2016-17 Season: Love + War, and will run from June 21-July 23, 2017 with a Press Opening on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 8pm. (more...)

Peninsula Players Theatre Announces 2017 Artists
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theatre and Door County's theatrical icon, announces artistic Company members for its 82nd season, running June 13 through October 15, 2017.  (more...)

Brooke and Chad Are… JUST AS GAY AS YOU
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Cabaret Artists Chad M. Ryan and Brooke M. Haney's first collaborative endeavor, Brooke and Chad Are… Just as Gay as You. (A Queer Cabaret of Chaos and Clarity), premieres this year during Pride Week on Tuesday, June 20th at 6:30 pm at the Duplex. Created by Haney and Ryan from their combined personal "GAY" experiences, the show explores the themes of queerness and identity and the unlikely friendship between a Gay man and a Queer woman, all under their shared love of music and storytelling. Filled with chaotic  humour, truth telling vulnerability and occasional crisp clarity, the evening is sure to be a 'gay ol time.'  The duo has also partnered with Shining Hope for Communities to raise money and build awareness for Margaret's Safe Place, a project of Shining Hope. To that end, a portion of the proceeds from every ticket will go to support Shining Hope. (more...)

BWW Review: THE OLD MAN AND THE MOON Brings Tall Tales to The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - May 26, 2017

The PigPen Theatre Co. bring THE OLD MAN AND THE OLD MOON to the Old Globe thorugh June 18th. (more...)

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