A.C.T. to Kick Off 2016-17 Season with Mike Bartlett's KING CHARLES III
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

American Conservatory Theater kicks off its 50th subscription season with the 2015 Oliver Award-winning 'Best New Play,' King Charles III (September 14-October 9, 2016). With its witty echoes of Shakespearean drama, Mike Bartlett's brilliant contemporary work of speculative history blurs the boundaries of truth and tragedy. (more...)

Lynne Jassem's FROM COMO TO HOMO Begins at San Francisco Fringe Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2015

FROM COMO TO HOMO - Juggling a Stage Mom, Gender Confusion and Tap! - written and performed by Lynne Jassem and directed by Peter Michael Marin, will play four performances only as part of the San Francisco Fringe Festival next month. (more...)

Edinburgh Fringe Hit LATE WITH LANCE! Returns to NYC in September & October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2015

Peter Michael Marino's beloved, delusional cruise ship entertainer Lance recently received 5-star reviews and standing ovations at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, followed by a packed performance at Arts Theatre West End. He returns to NYC's Triple Crown Underground with four special shows on Fridays & Sundays, September 25, 27, October 2, 4 all at 7PM. Pay-what-you-can. No reservations. (more...)

FROM COMO TO HOMO Set for San Francisco Fringe Fest, Now thru 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2015

FROM COMO TO HOMO - Juggling a Stage Mom, Gender Confusion and Tap! - written and performed by Lynne Jassem (comic, tap dancer, monologist, singer, physical comedian) - will have it's West Coast Premiere at the San Francisco Fringe Festival for a limited engagement, tonight, September 12, 13, 19 & 25, 2015 at Exit Theatre - Stage Left. (more...)

Laurie Metcalf & Chris Cooper Will Lead A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Producer Scott Rudin today announced that Lucas Hnath's new play, A Doll's House, Part 2, will come to Broadway next spring in a production directed by Tony Award®-winner Sam Gold. A wildly inventive new American play that picks up after Henrik Ibsen's most cherished work concludes, A Doll's House, Part 2 will boast an all-star cast that features three-time Emmy Award-winner and three-time Tony Award®-nominee Laurie Metcalf, Academy Award-winner Chris Cooper, Tony Award®-winner Jayne Houdyshelland two-time Tony Award®-nominee Condola Rashad. Beginning preview performances at Broadway's John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street) on Saturday, April 1, 2017, this 16-week engagement will officially open on Thursday, April 27. (more...)

Full Cast for RANCHO VIEJO Announced - Mark Blum, Bill Buell and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced complete casting for RANCHO VIEJO, the world premiere of a new play by Dan LeFranc (The Big Meal at Playwrights, Sixty Miles to Silver Lake, In the Labyrinth) and directed by three-time Obie Award winner Daniel Aukin (Placebo, This at Playwrights; Fool For Love; Bad Jews; 4000 Miles; [sic]).  Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons, RANCHO VIEJO will be the third production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season.    (more...)


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Robert Joy to Star in Seattle Rep's KING CHARLES III; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Seattle Repertory Theatre today announced complete casting for the 2015 Oliver Award-winning Best New Play, King Charles III, Mike Bartlett's runaway smash hit, a contemporary and provocative comedy drama about Prince Charles' ascension to the throne upon the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth. It is a powerful piece about press intrusion, backroom politics, and the timeless magnetism of power. (more...)

Flash, Bang! Chichester's HALF A SIXPENCE to Transfer to the West End This October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

Following rave reviews and a record-breaking run in Chichester, Cameron Mackintosh has announced the West End transfer of the critically acclaimed hit musical 'HALF A SIXPENCE' - which he co-produced with Chichester Festival Theatre - introducing the sensational new star Charlie Stemp as Arthur Kipps. (more...)

Original FAME Cast Member Antonia Franceschi Set for final LATE WITH LANCE!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2015

Musical theater fanatic, cruise ship performer and celebrity stalker Lance has invited Cher and Andrew Lloyd Webber to be guests on his international hit show Late with Lance!, but they've yet to confirm. However, original Fame star Antonia Franceshi has, and will be sitting down to chat with Lance about her life after Fame as a celebrated ballet dancer and teacher. (more...)

John Leguizamo Brings The Q Brothers' OTHELLO: THE REMIX Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

John Leguizamo presents The Q Brothers' Othello: The Remix, written, directed and composed by GQ and JQ, which will make its New York debut at the Westside Theatre (407 W. 43rd), beginning previews tonight, October 25th, and officially opening on Thursday, November 17th. (more...)

Tubi TV Releases New Lineup of Free Streaming Movie Offerings for November 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

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Academy Award-Winning Comedian Steven Wright Returns to The Orleans Showroom Nov. 25-26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Comedian, actor and producer Steven Wright will bring his deadpan delivery and trademark satire to The Orleans Showroom on Nov. 25-26. (more...)

Tubi TV Releases New Lineup of Free Streaming Movie Offerings
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Tubi TV, the largest truly free Internet TV network with no subscription fee requirement, offering instant access to premium movies and TV shows across OTT, mobile, and web devices, today announced a new slate of November movies. These audience favorites join the largest free collection of premium and unique movies and TV shows available anywhere, featuring Oscar-winning movies, Emmy-winning TV shows, classics, family and kids, telenovelas, Korean dramas, stand-up comedy, horror, and much more. (more...)

Universal Music to Release New James Bond Soundtrack SPECTRE 11/6
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

On November 6, Decca/Universal Music Classics is releasing one of the most anticipated film soundtracks of the year: SPECTRE - the 24th James Bond adventure. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 15, 2016
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 15, 2015
by - Oct 15, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Universal Music to Release New James Bond Soundtrack SPECTRE Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

On November 6, Decca/Universal Music Classics is releasing one of the most anticipated film soundtracks of the year: SPECTRE - the 24th James Bond adventure. (more...)

USITT Names 2017 Distinguished Achievement Winners
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Professional rigger Rocky Paulson, lighting designer Fred Foster, costume designer Liz Covey, sound designer Rick Thomas, scenic designer Santo Loquasto, production stage manager Joseph Drummond, and educator John Conklin will be honored with USITT Distinguished Achievement Awards at USITT's 2017 Annual Conference & Stage Expo in St. Louis March 8-11. (more...)

Meet the Cast of Broadway's New Suspense Thriller- MISERY; Opens Tonight at the Broadhurst Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2015

Broadway's new suspense thriller Misery, starring two-time Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe Award winner Bruce Willis and three-time Emmy Award winner Laurie Metcalf and written by two-time Academy Award winner William Goldman, opens tonight at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 W 44th Street), in a strictly limited 16-week engagement. (more...)

Comedian Steven Wright Returning to The Orleans Showroom, 6/17-18
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

?Steven Wright, the Academy Award-winning and Grammy-nominated comedian known for his trademark satire, absurdist one-liners, monotone voice and deadpan delivery, will return to The Orleans Showroom June 17 and 18. (more...)

Comedian Steven Wright Set for Patchogue Theatre's Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Benefit, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Academy Award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated comedian STEVEN WRIGHT to perform live at Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) on Saturday, June 23, at 8:30 p.m., presented by the Rotary Club of Patchogue in conjunction with the Island Outreach Foundation. Rotary Club of Patchogue's annual Steak & Cigar Dinner will be held prior to the show at neighboring restaurant Pera Bell Food Bar at 5 p.m. Ticket proceeds from both events will directly benefit Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center and more than 20 local charities. Steven Wright is a prototype comedian that many others continually try to follow. Beginning his comedy career at the age of 23 as a regular performer at Ding Ho's Comedy Club and Chinese Restaurant in Cambridge, Mass., Wright got his first big break when he was booked on 'The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.' Following his on-air performance, Steven Wright was invited to return the following week for a rare back-to-back appearance on 'The Tonight Show,' launching Wright's career into high gear. (more...)

Phylicia Rashad Returns to The Public in HEAD OF PASSES, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

The Public Theater presents the New York premiere of HEAD OF PASSES, written by TarellAlvin McCraney and directed by Tina Landau. Part of Oskar Eustis' 10th anniversary season, HEAD OF PASSES officially opens tonight, March 28, in the Newman Theater and runs through Sunday, April 17, 2016. (more...)

Phylicia Rashad Returns to The Public in HEAD OF PASSES, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

The Public Theater presents the New York premiere of HEAD OF PASSES, written by TarellAlvin McCraney and directed by Tina Landau. Part of Oskar Eustis' 10th anniversary season, HEAD OF PASSES begins previews tonight, March 17, in the Newman Theater and runs through Sunday, April 17, with an official press opening on Monday, March 28. (more...)

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Tour Plays TUTS, Now thru 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) has announced that the new 2014/15 national tour of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Andy Blankenbuehler, will play tonight, March 17-29 at The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts in Houston. (more...)

Phylicia Rashad Returns to The Public in HEAD OF PASSES, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

The Public Theater presents the New York premiere of HEAD OF PASSES, written by TarellAlvin McCraney and directed by Tina Landau. Part of Oskar Eustis' 10th anniversary season, HEAD OF PASSES begins previews tonight, March 15, in the Newman Theater and runs through Sunday, April 17, with an official press opening on Monday, March 28. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of FOR WORSE at NJ Rep
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

It was a star-studded opening night for the cast and crew of FOR WORSE by Deborah Rennard at New Jersey Repertory Company in Long Branch. (more...)

Alec Baldwin & Laurie Metcalf Lead ALL MY SONS, Beginning Tonight in East Hampton
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

The John Drew Theater at Guild Hall in East Hampton presents Arthur Miller's award-winning American classic All My Sons starring Alec Baldwin and Laurie Metcalf and directed by Stephen Hamilton. The play will run Tuesdays through Sundays, tonight, June 9, through June 28, and is produced by Guild Hall in association with Roy Furman and Ellen Myers. (more...)

Steven Wright to Perform at The Orleans Showroom, 7/10-11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

 Academy Award winner and Grammy Award nominee Steven Wright returns to The Orleans Showroom January 11 and 12 with his trademark wit, absurdist one-liners, monotone voice and deadpan delivery. (more...)

LATE WITH LANCE to Play Triple Crown Underground in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

 Peter Michael Marino's beloved, delusional cruise ship entertainer is back in NYC for two nights after receiving raves in Orlando and Hollywood. Meet Lance…celebrity stalker and pathological musical theater fanatic. After a 15-year hiatus from the cabaret world, Lance is back in town with his own brand of variety talk show. He's invited Liza Minnelli, Hugh Jackman and Miami Sound Machine to be on his show  - and that's surely bound to happen. This solo show/ talk show spoof with a musical theater twist features original song parodies, The Sound of Music performed in five minutes, an homage to the film Fame, and many more ridiculous surprises. Lance has suffered for his art. Now it's your turn. (more...)

Comedian Steven Wright Set for Patchogue Theatre's Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Benefit Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Academy Award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated comedian STEVEN WRIGHT to perform live at Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) tonight, June 23, at 8:30 p.m., presented by the Rotary Club of Patchogue in conjunction with the Island Outreach Foundation. (more...)

Breaking News: Two-Time Tony Nominee Laurie Metcalf Will Now Join Bruce Willis in MISERY on Broadway; Theatre, Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Producers Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures , Castle Rock Entertainment and Raymond Wu announced today that three-time Emmy Award winner Laurie Metcalf will star as Annie Wilkes opposite two-time Emmy Award winner and Golden Globe Award winner Bruce Willis as Paul Sheldon in the new suspense thriller MISERY. (more...)

Nik Wallenda & More Set for Foxwoods Resort Casino July Entertainment Line Up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Foxwoods Resort Casino, the Northeast's premier entertainment destination is in full swing with Summer of Dreams 3 and an entertainment schedule that will appeal to every taste. (more...)

Dylan McDermott to Lead Stage Adaptation of BABY DOLL at McCarter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

According to The New York Times, television star Dylan McDermott has signed on to lead the stage adaptation of Tennessee Williams' 1956 film BABY DOLL at McCarter Theatre in New Jersey this fall. The production will run Sept. 11-October 11. (more...)

Steven Wright Performs This Weekend at The Orleans Showroom
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

 Academy Award winner and Grammy Award nominee Steven Wright returns to The Orleans Showroom this weekend, January 11 and 12 with his trademark wit, absurdist one-liners, monotone voice and deadpan delivery. (more...)

FROM COMO TO HOMO Set for San Francisco Fringe Fest, 9/12-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

FROM COMO TO HOMO - Juggling a Stage Mom, Gender Confusion and Tap! - written and performed by Lynne Jassem (comic, tap dancer, monologist, singer, physical comedian) - will have it's West Coast Premiere at the San Francisco Fringe Festival for a limited engagement, September 12, 13, 19 & 25, 2015 at Exit Theatre - Stage Left. (more...)

LATE WITH LANCE! to Launch 6-Week NYC Residency Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

After a year of sold-out shows from NYC to London, musical theater fanatic, cruise ship performer and celebrity stalker Lance is back in NYC with six special farewell shows featuring local celebrities. As always, Lance has invited Cher, Liza Minnelli, Hugh Jackman, Gloria Estefan and Andrew Lloyd Webber to be guests on his makeshift talk show, but they've yet to confirm. However, an exciting roster of NYC stars have confirmed their appearance including: Original 'Fame' star Laura Dean, SONDHEIMAS producer David Levy, beloved chanteuse Tammy Faye, YouTube Sensation Christina Bianco and TimeOut theater critic Adam Feldman. (more...)

Christina Bianco Set for Final LATE WITH LANCE! Performance, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Two time Drama Desk Award nominated actress, mistress of impressions, YouTube sensation, and star of the upcoming Broadway revival of 'The Rise and Fall of Little Voice' Christina Bianco joins musical theater fanatic, cruise ship performer and celebrity stalker Lance to talk about her 'impressive' career on his long-running variety-talk show on Sunday, February 21 at 7PM at the Triple Crown Underground, 330 7th Ave, NYC. (more...)

Robert Joy & More Round Out Cast of Public Theater's HEAD OF PASSES with Phylicia Rashad
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of HEAD OF PASSES, written by Tarell Alvin McCraney and directed by Tina Landau. Part of Oskar Eustis' 10th anniversary season, HEAD OF PASSES begins previews on Tuesday, March 15 in the Newman Theater and runs through Sunday, April 17, with an official press opening on Monday, March 28. (more...)

Tammy Faye Starlite Set for LATE WITH LANCE!, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Tammy Faye Starlite, who has brought Nico and Marianne Faithful to life on the cabaret stage joins musical theater fanatic, cruise ship performer and celebrity stalker Lance to talk about channeling these songstresses on his long-running variety-talk show on Sunday, February 7 at 7PM at the Triple Crown Underground, 330 7th Ave, NYC. As always, Lance has invited Cher, Liza Minnelli, Hugh Jackman, Gloria Estefan and Andrew Lloyd Webber to be guests on his makeshift talk show, but they've yet to confirm.  (more...)

FSLC Announces 16th Edition of Film Comment Selects
by Movies News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the lineup for the 16th edition of Film Comment magazine's annual festival, with its customarily unpredictable blend of sublime wonders and hard-hitting visions, February 17-24. (more...)

A.C.T. to Kick Off 2016-17 Season with Mike Bartlett's KING CHARLES III
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

American Conservatory Theater kicks off its 50th subscription season with the 2015 Oliver Award-winning 'Best New Play,' King Charles III (September 14-October 9, 2016). With its witty echoes of Shakespearean drama, Mike Bartlett's brilliant contemporary work of speculative history blurs the boundaries of truth and tragedy. (more...)

THE EGG PROGECT to Receive World Premiere at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

THE EGG PROGECT, a dark comedy written by  Mike Amato and inspired by the plays of Edward Albee, will make its world premiere in the 2015 New York International Fringe Festival. (more...)

John Leguizamo to Bring The Q Brothers' OTHELLO: THE REMIX Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

John Leguizamo is proud to present The Q Brothers' Othello: The Remix, written, directed and composed by GQ and JQ, which will make its New York debut at the Westside Theatre (407 W. 43rd), beginning previews on Tuesday, October 25th and officially opening on Thursday, November 17th. (more...)

Flash, Bang! Chichester's HALF A SIXPENCE to Transfer to the West End This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Following rave reviews and a record-breaking run in Chichester, Cameron Mackintosh has announced the West End transfer of the critically acclaimed hit musical 'HALF A SIXPENCE' - which he co-produced with Chichester Festival Theatre - introducing the sensational new star Charlie Stemp as Arthur Kipps. (more...)

Lynne Jassem's FROM COMO TO HOMO to Play San Francisco Fringe, 9/12-25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

FROM COMO TO HOMO - Juggling a Stage Mom, Gender Confusion and Tap! - written and performed by Lynne Jassem and directed by Peter Michael Marin, will play four performances only as part of the San Francisco Fringe Festival next month. (more...)

BWW Review: The Landing Theatre Company's GAMBRELS OF THE SKY Dwells in Possibility
by Natalie de la Garza - Aug 19, 2016

Described as an 'urban biblical fairy tale,' GAMBRELS OF THE SKY, the Landing Theatre Company's current production, catches us up with Eve (I did say biblical, didn't I?), six thousand years removed from the garden. She now works in a high-rise, specializing in office-based hedonism, with Rose, the second, and September, a former accountant who went looking for trouble and found it. (more...)

PITCH PERFECT 2 Among Movies & TV Shows Heading to Amazon This September
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Whether you're in the mood for comedy, a thriller, a tearjerker or something more educational, September ushers in a huge new collection of movie and TV titles available for instant streaming, rental and purchase for Amazon customers. (more...)

LATE WITH LANCE! Returning to NYC for Single Performance
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

Peter Michael Marino's newest old creation is here. Meet Lance…delusional cruise ship entertainer, celebrity stalker and pathological musical theater fanatic. After a 15-year hiatus from the cabaret world, Lance is back in town with his own brand of variety talk show. He's invited Liza Minnelli, Hugh Jackman and Miami Sound Machine to be on his show - and that's surely bound to happen. This solo show/talk show spoof with a musical theater twist features original song parodies, The Sound of Music performed in five minutes, an homage to the film Fame, and many more ridiculous surprises. Lance has suffered for his art. Now it's your turn. (more...)

HEAD OF PASSES, Starring Phylicia Rashad, Extends Again at the Public
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The Public Theater announced an additional one-week extension today for the New York premiere of Head of Passes, part of Oskar Eustis' 10th anniversary season. (more...)

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