Emma
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New World Stages (New York, NY)
340 W. 50th Street
New York, NY
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Based on the novel by Jane Austen

Emma (or Emma: A Play in Two Acts about Emma Goldman, American Anarchist, its full title) is a play by historian and playwright Howard Zinn (1922–2010). It was first performed in 1976.


BWW's On This Day - April 20, 2014
by - Apr 20, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

New Version Of ENTERTAINING MR. SLOANE Set To Premiere In June
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 19, 2014

A revised adaptation of Joe Orton's controversial and groundbreaking play ENTERTAINING MR. SLOANE is set to premiere this June according to a new report. (more...)

EMMA GOLDMAN: LOVE, ANARCHY AND OTHER AFFAIRS to Play LA Law Center, 5/14-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Anarchist. Feminist. Advocate for the working class, free love and gay rights... Emma Goldman was a woman ahead of her time. Emma Goldman: Love, Anarchy and Other Affairs by Jessica Litwak is a whirlwind solo performance about the life, loves and radical philosophies of the activist who said, 'If I can't dance, I don't want to be part of your revolution.' (more...)

Curio Theatre to Wrap Season with OEDIPUSSY, 4/24-5/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Curio Theatre Company closes its season with the North American Premiere of Oedipussy, a creation of wildly inventive and hilarious United Kingdom based Spymonkey. Oedipussy is adapted by Emma Rice and written by Carl Grose and Spymokey. This fusion of James Bond and Greek tragedy begins previews April 24, opens Friday, May 2 at 8 p.m, and closes Saturday, May 24. All performances run Thursday-Saturday night at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $25-$20. Performances will take place in Curio's home base, the Calvary Center for Culture and Community at 4740 Baltimore Ave. Tickets and more information are available at www.curiotheatre.org or by phone at 215-525-1350. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally in The New Group's ANNAPURNA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The New Group presents the New York premiere of Annapurna by Sharr White, directed by Bart DeLorenzo and featuring Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman, in a limited Off-Broadway engagement through June 1. The official opening night is set for Monday, April 21 at 7:00pm, at The New Group at Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street). Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the pair in the production! (more...)

Disney Channel's JESSIE to Be Network's First Character to Become Engaged
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Disney Channel's Jessie, played by Debby Ryan, will break ground for the network this fall when she becomes the channel's first lead character to get engaged. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Details for 'Fassbinder: Romantic Anarchist'
by Movies News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the details for Fassbinder: Romantic Anarchist (Part 1), May 16 June 1. Divided into two parts, the retrospective will be the most extensive presentation of Fassbinder's films in New York since 1997, with Part 1 including almost all of his work leading up to 1974 and Part 2 (screening in November) to pick up from 1974 through 1982. The ambitious two-part series will include all of his theatrical features, much of his television work, films he starred in, films that influenced him, and films that were influenced by his work. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A SPOONFUL OF SHERMAN, St James Theatre Studio, April 17 2014
by Gary Naylor - Apr 18, 2014

A Spoonful? It's rather more than that - 90 years more! But if you're feeling exhausted by the long haul from January 1 to April 18 for a day off work, A Spoonful of Sherman (back at St James Theatre Studio until 22 April) will certainly help the medicine to go down. (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...)

Denis O'Hare Joins Cast of AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

In a new interview with Vulture, O'Hare confirmed that he'll be back for the fourth installment in Ryan Murphy's acclaimed horror anthology, AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAKSHOW. O'Hare previously appeared in the first and third seasons of the show. (more...)

Scoop: LAW & ORDER: SVU on NBC - Wednesday, May 7, 2014
by TV Scoop - Apr 18, 2014

Get all the scoop on LAW & ORDER: SVU, airing on NBC on Wednesday, May 7, 2014! (more...)

Wendy Beckett's Off-Broadway Bound ALL MOD CONS Set for Reading at Primary Stages, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

A cast of six will lead the reading of Wendy Beckett's Off-Broadway - bound production of ALL MOD CONS. This new play, directed by Evan Bergman is the fifth in a series of Ms. Beckett's plays that will be brought across the pacific from Australia by Pascal Productions. The reading takes place on Monday, April 21, at 4PM at Primary Stages Studios (307 West 38 Street, Suite 1510) and is open to the public by reservation only. For tickets, please contact adamgm@kefproductions.com. Additional casting is soon to be announced. (more...)

Sharr White's ANNAPURNA Makes Philly Premiere at Theatre Exile, Now thru 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Theatre Exile closes its 17th season with the Philadelphia premiere of Annapurna, a moving and explosive new play by critically acclaimed, emerging Broadway playwright Sharr White. Driven by the emotionally charged relationship between a husband and wife, Exile's production stars Barrymore Award-winning actors Pearce Bunting (Exile's A Behanding in Spokane, HBO's Boardwalk Empire) and Catharine Slusar (Iron, Any Given Monday) as Ulysses and Emma. Performances run today, April 17 - May 11 in Theatre Exile's South Philadelphia Studio X. (more...)

Fiasco Theater Makes DC Debut with THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA at Folger Theatre, Now thru 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The highly celebrated New York troupe Fiasco Theater will make their Washington, DC debut with their production of William Shakespeare's clever comedy The Two Gentlemen of Verona at Folger Theatre. Directed by company members Jessie Austrian and Ben Steinfeld, The Two Gentlemen of Verona will play at the Folger from today, April 17 - May 25, 2014. (more...)

BWW Previews: Actors Gives Teens The Stage With New Voices Festival
by Todd Zeigler - Apr 17, 2014

Actors Theatre of Louisville just recently completed its 38th showcasing of career playwrights on the rise in the Humana Festival of New American Plays. Now, the venerable regional theater is doing the same for a group of local teenagers, some of whom have written their first play ever. (more...)

ALL THE WAY, Bryan Cranston, THE FLICK, ONCE, Andre De Shields and More Among 2014 Elliot Norton Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) has announced over 25 nominations of actors, directors, designers and ensembles to be presented at 32nd Annual Elliot Norton Awards on Monday May 19 at The Wheelock Family Theatre. (more...)

Kim Coles to Guest Star on ABC Family's BABY DADDY, 4/23
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Kim Coles ('Living Single') and Gary Anthony Williams ('Raising Hope') will guest star on the next episode of ABC Family's BABY DADDY. (more...)

Canned Rice's UNDERSTUDY BLUES Comes to Cape Town from May 21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

UNDERSTUDY BLUES, the debut production from Canned Rice Productions, will open at the Galloway Theatre in Cape Town for a nine-performance run in May 2014. (more...)

Zi Alikhan, Melissa Crespo, John Michael DiResta & More Named 2014 Fellows of Drama League's Directors Project
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The Drama League have announced the stage directors who have been selected as the 2014 Fellows of The Drama League Directors Project: Zi Alikhan, Melissa Crespo, John Michael DiResta, Ellie Heyman, Lavina Jadhwani, Michael Leibenluft, Michael Osinki, Hannah Ryan, Teya Sugareva, Caitlin Sullivan, and Emma Weinstein. (more...)

Les Enfants Terribles to Bring ERNEST AND THE PALE MOON to TOM for Brighton Fringe, May 21-22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Following their acclaimed tour of The Trench, which played at TOM May 2013, award-winning Theatre Company, Les Enfants Terribles tour with their new show, Ernest and The Pale Moon, adapted for the stage with Pins and Needles Productions. (more...)

HESITATION WALTZ, MY LITTLE BRONY and More Set for '4@15' at The Playroom Theater, 4/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

4@15: Four New Fifteen-Minute Musicals, performed in conjunction with University of California, Irvine, will commence performances Friday, April 18 and Saturday, April 19, for three performances only at the Playroom Theater. Tammy Holder serves as Music Director; Brian Blythe directs. (more...)

VH1 to World Premiere Jared Leto's Award-Winning Documentary ARTIFACT, 4/26
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

VH1 and Palladia, Viacom Media Networks' hi-def music channel, will simultaneously premiere the award-winning documentary 'Artifact' from Academy Award-winner Jared Leto (more...)

Jai Rodriguez, Jason Paige & More Set for PROCKY RISES at Rockwell Table & Stage, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

BROADWAY BARRE SHOW SERIES presents ROCKY RISES, A Very Good Friday on April 18th at 9:00PM at Rockwell Table & Stage. (more...)

Six to Start and Naomi Alderman Announce Launch of ZOMBIES, RUN! 3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Six to Start and Naomi Alderman today announced the release of Zombies, Run! 3, the latest installment of the bestselling fitness game where your real-world running is your greatest weapon against the zombie horde. The new release includes 60 new missions and a sharp new look, along with more detailed statistics and advanced interval training (for iOS) to make your zombie-apocalypse-ready fitness routine even more effective. (more...)

Richard M. Sherman, Hollywood Christmas Parade & More to be Honored at 28th Annual Charlie Awards Luncheon, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Hollywood Arts Council will present the 28th Annual Charlie Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 25, 2015 starting at 11:30 a.m. in The Blossom Room (the site for the first Academy Awards ceremony) at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel; 7000 Hollywood Boulevard (at Orange Street); Hollywood, CA 90028. (more...)

New Musical ATOMIC to Open Off-Broadway this Summer at Acorn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

This summer, after a wildly successful engagement in Sydney, Australia, Atomic, the exhilarating and provocative new musical based on the creation of the atomic bomb, will make its highly anticipated U.S. premiere with a strictly limited 8-week Off-Broadway engagement from June 26 - August 16 at The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues). The official opening is set for Sunday, July 13. With book & lyrics by Danny Ginges and Gregory Bonsignore, and music & lyrics by Philip Foxman, Atomic is choreographed by Dean Walsh and directed by Damien Gray. Tickets are $69.25 and can be arranged online at www.telecharge.com or by calling 212.239.6200 or by visiting the Theatre Row Box Office located at 410 West 42nd Street. (more...)

National Theatre's ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS to Play Lyceum Theatre, 14-24 May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The National Theatre's award-winning comedy One Man, Two Guvnors, opens its brand new national tour at the Lyceum Theatre from Wednesday 14 - Saturday 24 May. (more...)

Sara Gmitter's IN THE GARDEN: A DARWINIAN LOVE STORY Makes World Premiere at Lookingglass Theatre, Now thru 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Continuing its 26th Season, Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of In the Garden: A Darwinian Love Story, by Artistic Associate Sara Gmitter and directed by Jessica Thebus. In the Garden runs today, April 16 - June 15, 2014 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.. (more...)

FST Announces 2014 Young Playwrights Festival Winners; Ceremony Set for 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The plays are here! Florida Studio Theatre's 2014 Young Playwrights Festival has begun. Plays from over 3,000 playwrights were received from all over Florida and across the globe. FST is proud to announce that the winning plays of the Under Six and Seven Up programs have been selected. The winning playwrights will be honored on Saturday, May 10th at the Young Playwrights Festival awards ceremony. (more...)

Montreal's Leading Independent Theatre Companies Launch 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The 2014-2015 season launch of some of Montreal's leading independent professional English theatre companies took place Monday afternoon. (more...)

Atherton, Jack, Khadime, Lonsdale and More In GIGGIN4GOOD: WHEN YOU WISH UPON A STAR, May 18
by Robert Gould - Apr 16, 2014

BWW:UK reports on the upcoming charity concert to raise money for Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital - 'Giggin4Good: When You Wish Upon A Star - The West End Meets Disney' (more...)

Laguna Playhouse to Present AN EVENING WITH RITA RUDNER AND HER NEW DRESS, 5/31-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Laguna Playhouse will present the return of Rita Rudner who will be performing her award-winning solo comedy, AN EVENING WITH RITA RUDNER and her new dress, for two performances only, Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

Elisa Matthews Joins Media Theatre's SUNSET BOULEVARD as 'Betty'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Media Theatre presents the Tony winning musical Sunset Boulevard, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber's magnificent take on Billy Wilder's legendary film focusing on the silent film star Norma Desmond as she hopes for a return to screen glory during the advent of the talkies. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Meltdown' Episode of A&E's BATES MOTEL
by TV News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

On the next episode of A&E's BATES MOTEL titled 'Meltdown,' Romero digs deeper into the murder of Miss Watson (more...)

The Union Theatre Presents Noel Coward's ACE OF CLUBS, May 7-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Union Theatre is transforming into a 1940s nightclub for its revival of the classic Noel Coward musical, 'Ace of Clubs' from May 7th until May 31st. A romantic throwback to another era, the story involves strapping sailors, gangland thugs, a stolen necklace, star-crossed lovers and sharp-tongued chorus girls, all taking place in a Soho nightclub in 1949. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Billy's Back, Moretz at the Public, York's 'MARY MARTIN' and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 15, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Billy Porter's new solo album is out today, Chloe Grace Moretz stars in THE LIBRARY, opening at the Public and more! (more...)

Leonardo DiCaprio to Star in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's THE REVENANT
by Movies News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Leonardo DiCaprio will star in Alejandro Gonzlez Irritu's film The Revenant for New Regency it was announced today by Brad Weston, president and chief executive officer. (more...)

ITSAZOO Presents KILLER JOE, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

ITSAZOO Productions presents the grisly, pitch-black comedy Killer Joe from today, April 15 to May 4, 2014 at the Italian Cultural Centre Parking Lot. (more...)

Lance Horne Celebrates FIRST THINGS LAST CD at Rockwood in LA with Ricki Lake & More Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

LANCE HORNE - the Emmy Award winning composer, musician, vocalist and producer - will headline a special concert evening at Rockwood Table & Stage in Los Angeles tonight, April 15 at 8:00 PM with guest artists Ricki Lake, Julie Garnye and Lisa Ann Walter, with special surprise stars. They will perform songs from his acclaimed CD First Things Last in addition to a special preview of The Night Before My Wedding, Horne's upcoming collaboration with Neil Gaiman. (more...)

Cheyenne Jackson to Join Lance Horne for FIRST THINGS LAST at Rockwell Table & Stage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Special guest Cheyenne Jackson has joined the evening, in addition to previously announced Ricki Lake, Ashley Fink ('Glee'), Shane Jenek (Courtney Act from 'RuPaul's Drag Race'), Adam Kantor (The Last Five Years) and Julie Garnye (Les Miserables at the Hollywood Bowl) with special surprise stars. They (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - All-New International Trailer for ANNIE!
by Movies News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Sony Pictures has released a new, international trailer for their upcoming ANNIE remake. (more...)

The Group Rep to Stage World Premiere Musical THE GHOST OF GERSHWIN, 5/9-6/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Group Rep presents the world premiere musical 'The Ghost of Gershwin,' with music by Wayland Pickard, book by Doug Haverty, lyrics by Laura Manning, directed by Jules Aaron, choreographed by Michele Bernath, and produced by Richard Alan Woody. The play runs May 9 through June 22, 2014, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm at the Lonny Chapman Theatre at the edge of the NoHo Arts District. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Nuevo tráiler del remake de 'Annie'
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Apr 15, 2014

Sony Pictures ha lanzado un nuevo triler internacional del remake de 'Annie', que se estrenar en Espaa el 25 de diciembre. (more...)

Catherine Russell, Bria Skonberg's Brass Kicker and More Set for New York Hot Jazz Festival at The Players Club, 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

THE 2nd ANNUAL NEW YORK HOT JAZZ FESTIVAL is set for The Players Club - 16 Gramercy Park South, Manhattan on Sunday, May 18 - 1:00pm to 1:00am. (more...)

VIDEO: Conan O'Brien Opens MTV MUSIC AWARDS with 50 Celebrity Cameos!
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Host Conan O'Brien's opening of the 2014 MTV MUSIC AWARDS included 50 celebrity cameos, featuring everyone from Seth Rogen to Lupita Nyong'o (more...)

VIDEO: Watch a 66-Second Run Down of MTV's 2014 MOVIE AWARDS
by Movies News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Below, watch a full rundown of the 2014 MTV MOVIE AWARDS in a quick 66 second video! (more...)

Scoop: ONCE UPON A TIME on ABC - Sunday, April 20, 2014
by TV Scoop - Apr 14, 2014

Get all the scoop on ONCE UPON A TIME, airing on ABC on Sunday, April 20, 2014! (more...)

VIDEO: Eminem and Rihanna Perform 'The Monster' on MTV MOVIE AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Global superstars Eminem and Rihanna took the stage for their first live performance of their #1 smash hit, 'The Monster' on last night's 2014 MTV MOVIE AWARDS which aired live from Los Angeles' Nokia Theater L.A. (more...)

2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival Announces More Productions and Readings, 7/7-27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) has announced additional productions and readings for its 2014 Festival. This year's Festival will begin July 7 and continue through July 27. An additional slate of concerts and other events will be announced shortly. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore in Trailer for BLENDED
by Movies News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore star in BLENDED, in theaters May 23rd! Check out the all-new trailer below! (more...)

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