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47th Street Theatre (New York, NY)
304 West 47th St.

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Off-Bway's 20@20 Discount Begins Today, 9/4 thru 9/16Off-Bway's 20@20 Discount Begins Today, 9/4 thru 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2007

For two weeks only, off-Broadway will offer tickets for only $20 twenty minutes before show time. '20at20' is now a bi-annual celebration of New York's best shows, in the tradition of Restaurant Week! (more...)

Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakening Postpones Opening to 10/2Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakening Postpones Opening to 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2007

Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakening, the 25th Anniversary edition of Gerard Alessandrini's long-running musical, has moved its opening night performance to Tuesday, October 2. The opening has been delayed a week to allow Alessandrini an additional week to add new material to the latest edition, which is currently in previews at the 47th Street Theatre. (more...)

Iris Bahr in 'Dai' Return-Engagement; Begins 11/12Iris Bahr in 'Dai' Return-Engagement; Begins 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2007

Dai (enough), written and performed by Iris Bahr returns to New York with performances at the 45th Street Theatre beginning November 12. (more...)

Forbidden Broadway Rude Awakening: Mama, Who Bored Me...Forbidden Broadway Rude Awakening: Mama, Who Bored Me...
by Michael Dale - Oct 8, 2007

Gerard Alessandrini's newest edition of the long-running satirical revue may not be most vicious version of the show but it certainly ranks up there among the best. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Forbidden Broadway Marks 25th AnniversaryPhoto Coverage: Forbidden Broadway Marks 25th Anniversary
by Walter McBride - Oct 3, 2007

On Tuesday, October 2nd, Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway marked its 25th Anniversary with a brand-new edition Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakening, at the 47th Street Theatre. To mark the occasion, Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Office of Theatre, Film and Television named October 2, 2007 as 'Forbidden Broadway Day.' Chita Rivera read a proclamation from Mayor Michael Bloomberg and unveiled a street sign renaming West 47th Street 'Forbidden Broadway.' (more...)

'Dai' Iris Bahr's Acclaimed One-Woman Show Returns, Nov.12'Dai' Iris Bahr's Acclaimed One-Woman Show Returns, Nov.12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2007

Dai (enough), written and performed by Iris Bahr (www.irisbahr.org) returns to the New York stage beginning Monday, November 12 at The 47tr Street Theatre (more...)

Forbidden Broadway Celebrates 25 Years! October 2Forbidden Broadway Celebrates 25 Years! October 2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2007

On Tuesday, October 2nd, Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway marks its 25th Anniversary with a brand-new edition Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakening, at the 47th Street Theatre (304 West 47 Street). To mark the occasion, Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Office of Theatre, Film and Television has named October 2, 2007 as 'Forbidden Broadway Day.' At 6PM, prior to the opening night performance on October 2, two-time Tony Award winner (and beloved subject of Forbidden Broadway parodies) Chita Rivera will be on hand to read a proclamation from Mayor Michael Bloomberg and unveil a street sign renaming West 47th Street 'Forbidden Broadway.' Opening night curtain is at 7PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Forbidden Broadway's 'Rude Awakening'Photo Flash: Forbidden Broadway's 'Rude Awakening'
by BWW - Oct 1, 2007

On Tuesday, October 2nd, Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway marks its 25th Anniversary with a brand-new edition Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakening, at the 47th Street Theatre (304 West 47 Street). Opening night curtain is at 7PM. (more...)

'Forbidden Broadway' Adds Performances Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2007

Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakening, currently celebrating its 25th Anniversary, is adding performances Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 8:15 PM and Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 8:15 PM with the regular performance schedule (more...)

BroadwayWorld Strike Coverage: Off-Broadway Remains OpenBroadwayWorld Strike Coverage: Off-Broadway Remains Open
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2007

In-light of the Broadway stage-hand's strike, theatre-goers are reminded that New York's Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway, and variety shows are still open and operating. (more...)

'Forbidden Broadway' To Take Hiatus Starting 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2008

The current New York edition of Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakening will take its Annual Spring Hiatus from Off-Broadway's 47th Street Theatre beginning Tuesday, March 25, 2008. (more...)

Forbidden Broadway Returns with 'Rude Awakening'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2007

Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway will mark its 25th Anniversary with a brand-new edition Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakening, at the 47th Street Theatre. Previews begin August 31st (more...)

Photo Coverage: 'Spring Awakening' Visits 'Forbidden Broadway'Photo Coverage: 'Spring Awakening' Visits 'Forbidden Broadway'
by Peter James Zielinski - Jan 30, 2008

The cast of Broadway's 'Spring Awakening' visited the 25th Anniversary production of Forbidden Broadway, 'Rude Awakening' on Monday, January 28. Both casts had a laugh meeting their spoofed and real-life counter-parts. (more...)

'Dai (enough)' Updates Off-Broadway Performance Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2008

Dai (enough) returns to the NY stage written and preformed by Iris Bahr. Dai premiered last season at The Culture Project, after which it played a sold-out month-long engagement at the Edinburgh Theatre Festival in August. In addition to receiving two 2007 NY Drama Desk Award nominations, including Best Solo Performance, and a UK Stage Award nomination for Best Solo Performance at this year's Edinburgh Festival, Ms. Bahr played an invitation-only performance of Dai in May for more than 100 U.N. Ambassadors and Diplomats at the personal request of Israeli UN Ambassador, Dan Gillermann. (more...)

Sunday, Mary Poppins, Forbidden Bway in Barnes & Noble March Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2008

March provides a full roster of music and theater at Barnes & Noble (1972 Broadway at 66th St). All events are free and open to the public. (more...)

Menzel, Buckley, Orfeh & Karl at Borders 2/14 for Love Beats AIDSMenzel, Buckley, Orfeh & Karl at Borders 2/14 for Love Beats AIDS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2008

On Valentine's Day February 14, Idina Menzel, Betty Buckley, Legally Blonde stars Orfeh and Andy Karl, Peter Parnell, and the cast of Forbidden Broadway will make special appearances in New York City Borders stores as part of LOVE BEATS AIDS. (more...)

Photo Flash: Elaine Paige Visits 'Forbidden Broadway'Photo Flash: Elaine Paige Visits 'Forbidden Broadway'
by BWW - Dec 20, 2007

Elaine Paige, known as the 'First Lady of British Musical Theatre,' recently visited the off-Broadway long-running hit revue, Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakening (more...)

Forbidden Broadway to Return with a 'Rude Awakening'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2007

Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway will mark its 25th Anniversary on Sunday, September 23rd, with a brand-new edition Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakening at the 47th Street Theatre (more...)

 
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