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Joseph Papp Public Theater/Susan Stein Shiva Theater (New York, NY)
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BEHIND THE SCENES: Live Cinema Broadcast of BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL, Victoria Palace Theatre, September 28 2014
by Gary Naylor - Sep 29, 2014

Gary Naylor sees his first Billy Elliot and marvels at a tremendous central performance while wondering if the show is just a little too manipulative for his tastes. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 9/25/2016
by BWW - Sep 25, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/25/2016 for Albuquerque (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 9/18/2016
by BWW - Sep 18, 2016

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3Girls Theatre Company Brings MOMENTS OF TRUTH to Royce Gallery Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

3Girls Theatre Company takes pleasure in announcing the world premiere of an original musical comedy: MOMENTS OF TRUTH, by 3GT resident playwright Patricia Milton (book) and Caroline Altman (music & lyrics). This world premiere production is directed by Louis Parnell, with music direction by Scrumbly Koldewyn, and runs tonight, Sept. 16 - Oct. 18, 2015 at Royce Gallery in San Francisco. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 9/11/2016
by BWW - Sep 11, 2016

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BWW REVIEW: A Potent YEAR ZERO Opens Season at Merrimack Rep
by Jan Nargi - Oct 4, 2014

The Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) in Lowell, Mass. opens its 36th season with the potent new play YEAR ZERO, a taut and touching comedic drama about a first-generation Cambodian-American teenager coming of age as he comes to grips with the death of his mother, a survivor of the horrific genocide of the Khmer Rouge and a woman who held her family together when abandoned by her husband. Set in Long Beach, California in 2003, YEAR ZERO is the only play written thus far that explores the experiences of the children of Cambodian refugees beginning new lives in America. (more...)

BWW Recap: Drugs and the Necronomicon Don't Mix in ASH VS EVIL DEAD
by Desiree Fantal - Oct 31, 2015

Although I enjoyed the first Evil Dead film, I thought the sequels were trash. While longing for a world that would stop rehashing the old and create something original, Starz presented a series based on an old franchise. I was skeptical. I'd been burned many times before. I thought, 'This could really suck.' I was wrong. (more...)

BWW Recap: Drugs and the Necronomicon Don't Mix in ASH VS. EVIL DEAD
by Desiree Fantal - Oct 31, 2015

Although I enjoyed the first Evil Dead film, I thought the sequels were trash. While longing for a world that would stop rehashing the old and create something original, Starz presented a series based on an old franchise. I was skeptical. I'd been burned many times before. I thought, 'This could really suck.' I was wrong. (more...)

BWW Interview: Frances Fisher Discusses Last Night's Explosive RESURRECTION
by Matt Tamanini - Oct 20, 2014

As more and more of the mystery unfolds on ABC's hit drama RESURRECTION, the secrets and emotions continue to build up. On last night's episode, Lucille, played by the fantastic Frances Fisher, couldn't hold in her feelings anymore, letting fly some verbal bombs that will surely have a long-lasting impact on the Langston family. On Friday, I spoke with Fisher about the episode, Lucille's relationship with recently returned-from-the-Dead Mother-in-Law Margaret, and what's coming up for her character; and much like her Lucille last night, she had a lot to say! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 10/02/2016
by BWW - Oct 2, 2016

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BWW Recap: Jordi's Mom Rises from the Dead in RED BAND SOCIETY
by Scott Fullerton - Oct 2, 2014

Hello Stranger Friends, RED BAND SOCIETY's title this week was 'Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire,' however it could have easily been, 'Love is in the Air,' as Emma got closer to Jordi, Leo tried to win back Emma, Dash felt he was losing his bro-mance with Leo, and Dr. McAndrew slept with a patients mom. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Fulton Goes Over the Top for Christmas with ELF
by Marakay Rogers - Nov 20, 2015

Director and choreographer Marc Robin turns the Christmas musical into an over the top extravaganza with tap, tap, and more tap routines. It's a whole new world of Christmas happiness. (more...)

Elizabeth Cain Releases New Book, PARADISE LOST AND FOUND IN THE WEST
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014

LINCOLN, Mont. (more...)

Jeff Rawle Joins the Cast of RAISING MARTHA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Raising Martha, a brand new dark comedy by award-winning writer David Spicer, and directed by Michael Fentiman, will have its world premiere at Park Theatre from 12 January 2017, playing until 11 February. (more...)

RAISING MARTHA Casting Announced at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Raising Martha, a brand new dark comedy by award-winning writer David Spicer, and directed by Michael Fentiman, will have its world premiere at Park Theatre from 12 January 2017, playing until 11 February, with a press night on Tuesday 17 February. (more...)

WARM CHEESE Set for Hollywood Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Written and performed by Emmy award winning producer, Teresa L. Thome and directed by Stan Zimmerman, Warm Cheese is an intimate and comedic exploration of a woman wanting to no longer hate her Dead Mother. The night of her mother's funeral as the family all gathers, a daughter learns more about her mother than she ever expected or wanted. (more...)

WARM CHEESE to Make Los Angeles Premiere at Hollywood Fringe Festival  
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2016

Written and performed by Emmy award winning producer, Teresa L. Thome and directed by Stan Zimmerman, Warm Cheese is an intimate and comedic exploration of a woman wanting to no longer hate her Dead Mother. The night of her mother's funeral as the family all gathers, a daughter learns more about her mother than she ever expected or wanted.   (more...)

Keen to Continue 'Conversations' Series with Gun Violence Talk Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Tonight, Thursday, March 23rd, Keen Company will present KEEN CONVERSATIONS, following the evening performance. This week's KEEN CONVERSATION is How Gun Violence Affects the Loved Ones of Victims and Survivors. (more...)

Jeff Talbott and Courtney Baron to Discuss New Plays Today at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The Drama Book Shop is pleased to welcome playwrights Courtney Baron (A Very Common Procedure, The Blue Room) and Jeff Talbott (The Submission) for a discussion about their latest works, opening at New York's Keen Company and The Actors Company Theatre (TACT) later this month. (more...)

Madison Opera to Present THE TALES OF HOFFMANN, 4/15-17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Madison Opera presents Jacques Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann on Friday, April 15 and Sunday, April 17 in Overture Hall at the Overture Center for the Arts. This will be the company's first production in twenty years of Offenbach's masterpiece, which moves in a fantasy world. It offers showpiece arias for the bravura cast, the gorgeous 'Barcarolle,' and a truly moving tribute to what it means to be an artist. (more...)

BWW Review: HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, London Palladium
by Debbie Gilpin - Mar 13, 2017

Fresh from the success of The Last Five Years at the former St James Theatre, which culminated in a WhatsOnStage Award for Best Off-West End Production, acclaimed composer Jason Robert Brown last night joined a stellar cast for a one-off concert performance of his Broadway hit Honeymoon In Vegas. Accompanied by the London Musical Theatre Orchestra, Samantha Barks and Arthur Darvill led the cast as engaged couple Betsy and Jack. (more...)

VIDEO: Sarah Michelle Gellar & Whitney Avalon Face Off in Princess Rap Battle!
by Movies News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

In the fourth Princess Rap Battle, something magical is afoot as Cinderella (Sarah Michelle Gellar) and Belle (Whitney Avalon) have throw it down. Check it out below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ana Reeder in Keen Company's WHEN IT'S YOU
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Ana Reeder, who won an Obie Award for her role in Small Tragedy at Playwrights Horizons, stars in the World Premiere of Courtney Baron's When It's You, directed by Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein, now in previews for a March 19th opening. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Reeder onstage below! (more...)

BWW Review: Vintage Theatre's BILLY ELLIOT is Empowering
by Chris Arneson - Mar 1, 2017

Typically I'm not one to love shows filled with children. Hate me, whatever. But the kids (and the adults, too) in Vintage Theatre's Billy Elliot The Musical are pumping this show full of the kind of electricity it deserves. (more...)

Odyssey Theatre Ensemble to Stage West Coast Premiere of GO BACK TO WHERE YOU ARE, 7/9-9/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

Five-time Obie Award winner David Greenspan's unique brand of gentle wit and exquisite lyricism will be on display when Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents the West Coast premiere of his meta-theatrical comic romance, Go Back to Where You Are, beginning July 9. (more...)

Target Margin Theater's Reimagining of THE ICEMAN COMETH Begins at HERE Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

Target Margin Theater presents The ICEMAN Lab, a radical new reimaging of The Iceman Cometh, with four diverse theater artists each tackling a separate act of the play. This fresh take on O'Neill's classic will give audiences the opportunity to see each act as a separate experiment or all together in a single sitting. The four acts of The ICEMAN Lab play a varied schedule at the HERE Arts Center (145 6th Avenue) beginning today, June 2 through June 25, with special marathon performances on June 11 and June 18. (more...)

WARM CHEESE to Make Los Angeles Premiere at Hollywood Fringe Festival  
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2016

Written and performed by Emmy award winning producer, Teresa L. Thome and directed by Stan Zimmerman, Warm Cheese is an intimate and comedic exploration of a woman wanting to no longer hate her Dead Mother. The night of her mother's funeral as the family all gathers, a daughter learns more about her mother than she ever expected or wanted.   (more...)

3Girls Theatre Company to Bring MOMENTS OF TRUTH to Royce Gallery This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

3Girls Theatre Company takes pleasure in announcing the world premiere of an original musical comedy: MOMENTS OF TRUTH, by 3GT resident playwright Patricia Milton (book) and Caroline Altman (music & lyrics). This world premiere production is directed by Louis Parnell, with music direction by Scrumbly Koldewyn, and runs Sept. 16 - Oct. 18, 2015 at Royce Gallery in San Francisco. (more...)

GO BACK TO WHERE YOU ARE Will Now Open This Saturday at Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

?Five-time Obie Award winner David Greenspan's unique brand of gentle wit and exquisite lyricism will be on display when Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents the West Coast premiere of his meta-theatrical comic romance, Go Back to Where You Are, beginning July 16. (more...)

New Casting Announced for RAISING MARTHA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Raising Martha, a brand new dark comedy by award-winning writer David Spicer, and directed by Michael Fentiman, will have its world premiere at Park Theatre from 12 January 2017, playing until 11 February, with a press night on Tuesday 17 January. (more...)

Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab to Present THE GOOD GIRL, Starring Penny Fuller
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Composer-Lyricist-Bookwriter Mary Liz McNamara is currently working on Body and Soul based on the 2009 documentary by filmmaker Alice Elliott. Excerpts from Body and Soul were seen at New York Theater Barn in October 2014. Awards: 2013 Bistro Award for Songwriting, 2011 BMI Foundation Harrington Award for creative achievement in musical theater, two MAC awards and six ASCAP PLUS awards. Mary Liz is a frequent NYC performer, and her songs are performed by cabaret and musical theater artists across the country. She is a member of the BMI Musical Theater Workshop (as a composer/lyricist and a librettist), and about a million other performing arts unions and organizations. Her song 'Bacon' was used in an episode of 'So You Think You Can Dance.' (more...)

Ana Reeder to Star in WHEN IT'S YOU World Premiere at Keen Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Today Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced that Ana Reeder, who won an Obie Award for her role in Small Tragedy at Playwrights Horizons, will star in the World Premiere of Courtney Baron's When It's You, directed by Mr. Silverstein. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL to Dance into Evergreen with the Evergreen Chorale
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Evergreen Chorale presents 'Billy Elliot The Musical' February 24 through March 12 at Center Stage, 27608 Fireweed Drive, Evergreen, CO, 80439, and for one performance only on Friday, March 17 at the Colorado Ballet Black Box Theater, 1075 Santa Fe Drive, Denver CO 80204. (more...)

BWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER at Denver Center
by Chris Arneson - Feb 19, 2016

There are a few places in downtown Denver where you can learn to murder someone, probably. I'd recommend you go with the one where there's singing and dancing. A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder is playing at the Buell Theatre through the end of February. The other options probably aren't quite as pleasant. (Not to be confused with Murder for Two, playing just across the way in the Garner Galleria.) (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at FOUR DOGS AND A BONE at Firescape Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Hot on the heels of their smash hit 'Yellow Face,' San Francisco's Firescape Theatre presents a production of John Patrick Shanley's 'Four Dogs and a Bone' which will open on Friday, February 24th at 8 pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: North Carolina Theatre's BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL
by Jeffrey Karasarides - Feb 11, 2015

Based on the 2000 British independent film directed by Stephen Daldry, this musical tells the story of Billy Elliot, a young English kid who trades boxing gloves for ballet shoes. His personal struggle and fulfillment is balanced against a counter-story of family and community strife caused by the UK miners' strike in County Durham, in North Eastern England. (more...)

BWW Review: Houston's Theater Under the Stars Ventures INTO THE WOODS
by Gary Laird - Dec 9, 2016

TUTS has done the seemingly impossible. They've made Sondheim cute. (more...)

New Dark Comedy RAISING MARTHA to Premiere at the Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The new dark comedy Raising Martha by David Spicer will be opening the Park Theatre's 2017 season, marking the show's world premiere in PARK200. The production will run January 12th to February 11th, 2017. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CPT's AMERICAN FALLS is an Existentialist Tale of Hearing and Destruction
by Roy Berko - Dec 8, 2014

The existentialists ask, 'What does it mean to exist? What is our purpose in being?' 'American Falls,' Miki Johnson's drama which showcases eight people living in a small town-six alive, two dead-is an existentialist exercise. (more...)

BWW Review: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME at The Bushnell
by Carissa Chesanek - Dec 28, 2016

Intense is probably one word to describe The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, which opened last night at The Bushnell in Hartford, Connecticut. Mesmerizing is another. The Broadway play by Simon Stephens stemmed from the Mark Haddon novel awed its audience with its intelligence, enthusiasm, and electric lights display. Of course the opening scene with a dog stabbed with a gardening fork helped reel them in, too. (more...)

CHEF, MEAN GIRLS & More Heading to Netflix This January
by TV News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Netflix has shared the slate of movies and TV shows which will be available for streaming beginning January 2015. Check out the list below! (more...)

Inaugural New York Science Fiction Film Festival to Launch in January
by Movies News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

We are culture. We are exploration. We are The New York Science Fiction Film Festival. (more...)

GAME OF THRONES' Gwyneth Keyworth Joins RAISING MARTHA at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Raising Martha, a brand new dark comedy by award-winning writer David Spicer, and directed by Michael Fentiman, will have its world premiere at Park Theatre from 12 January 2017, playing until 11 February, with a press night on Tuesday 17 January 2017. (more...)

J.K. Rowling Approves of New HARRY POTTER Fan Theory on 'Three Brothers' Tale
by Jessica Khan - Aug 21, 2015

HARRY POTTER nerds -- like any devoted fandom -- continue to peel back the layers of their favorite series in search of new meanings. And, occasionally, one stumbles upon a true insight. So true, in fact, that purveyor of all that is HP, author J.K. Rowling, approves. (more...)

Nick Blaemire-Led TICK, TICK... BOOM!, World Premiere & More Slated for Keen Company's 17th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Keen Company has announced its 17th season lineup, including the New York return of Jonathan Larson's TICK, TICK... BOOM! (more...)

Target Margin Theater to Present Reimagining of THE ICEMAN COMETH at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Target Margin Theater presents The ICEMAN Lab, a radical new reimaging of The Iceman Cometh, with four diverse theater artists each tackling a separate act of the play. This fresh take on O'Neill's classic will give audiences the opportunity to see each act as a separate experiment or all together in a single sitting. The four acts of The ICEMAN Lab will play a varied schedule at the HERE Arts Center (145 6th Avenue) from June 2 through June 25, with special marathon performances on June 11 and June 18. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 4/26/2015
by BWW - Apr 26, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/26/2015 for Tampa (more...)

New Works by Lisa Kron, Duncan Sheik, Josh Radnor, Stephen Trask, Lynn Nottage and More Set for Knockout 33rd Season at Vassar
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Vassar & New York Stage and Film have announced the programming lineup for their upcoming 33rd Powerhouse Season, the annual summer season, which brings together some of the most influential theatrical voices working today for fully-staged productions of new plays, workshop presentations of new plays and musicals, and readings of other works in progress. (more...)

BWW Recap: THE VAMPIRE DIARIES Relaxes at a Killer B&B
by Erin Resnick - Apr 23, 2015

Nothing says romance more than a bed & breakfast. Cute homes, delicious food, a real feel of being at home while being on vacation. Bed and breakfast's make even better prisons, especially when that prison holds gorgeous vampires trying to flip the humanity switch of their best friends. This week's episode of THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, entitled “Because,” was charged with emotion, misplaced motherly instincts, and truths flying every witch (terrible pun intended) way. (more...)

Stages Repertory Theatre Announces 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Stages Repertory Theatre's 2017-2018 Season celebrates the theatre's 40^th Anniversary with a mix of world and regional premieres, fan favorites and stories that reflect Houston's vibrant, diverse community. The season features 3 world and 4 regional premieres, collaborations with New York's One Year Lease Theater Company and Houston's Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center, Stages' inaugural Latina/o Theatre Festival, the 10^th anniversary of Stages' hallmark Panto holiday program for children and families, and a return to Miller Outdoor Theatre. (more...)

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