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Majestic Theatre (New York, NY)
245 West 44th St.

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based on the play by Clifford Odets


The Instigators Return with HEDDA GABLER and THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The Instigators are back at The Secret Theatre, tackling two very different modern classics: Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen and The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde. The young company, known for their 'striking, no- nonsense portrayal of a classic work' (Theater Pizzazz) will perform the plays in rotating repertory. In Instigators' style, audiences can expect an energetic, contemporary take on two enduringly popular plays. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Presents World Premiere of TRIDENT MOON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2016

In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, the world premiere of Trident Moon by multi-award-winning Canadian playwright Anusree Roy in her UK debut runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Monday and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 9 October 2016.  (more...)

Patrick Breen, Sophina Brown and Arden Myrin Join Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER at Long Wharf Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016

Long Wharf Theatre, in conjunction with the Old Globe in San Diego, presents the world premiere of Steve Martin's Meteor Shower, directed by Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein, running from September 28 through October 23, 2016. The full cast has just been announced! (more...)

Jessica Hecht and Tony Shalhoub to Read ABOUT ALICE at The New Yorker Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016

The New Yorker Festival will present a Theatre for a New Audience production of a reading of the new two-character play About Alice that Calvin Trillin adapted from his memoir about his late wife, the educator Alice Stewart Trillin. About Alice, with Jessica Hecht as Alice and Tony Shalhoub as Calvin and directed by Leonard Foglia, will be heard one night only at the Directors Guild Theatre, 110 West 57th Street, Today, October 8, at 7:00pm. (more...)

Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Today, October 7, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

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Scoop: THE EXORCIST on FOX - Today, October 7, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

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Nick Blaemire's A LITTLE MORE ALIVE Set for Next Episode of THE SCORE Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

???????On October 17th, The Score will produce A Little More Alive by actor/writer Nick Blaemire (currently starring in Tick, Tick... BOOM!) as a live concert for the next episode of the podcast recording. (more...)

GOLDEN BOY at Gleason's Gym Fights Parkinson's
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

StoPD and Shetler Studios present Golden Boy, written by Clifford Odets and directed by Aaron Latham.  Staged at Gleason's Gym, the world famous boxing mecca that contributed to inspiring Odets back in 1937, this full scale production will be the first time Golden Boy will be presented in a site-specific setting with original equipment and ring from 1940s-50s.  This production is a fundrasing event for two non-profit organizations: The Michael J. Fox Foundation and stoPD (Support and Training to Overcome Parkinson's Disease). This revival of Odets' masterpiece will be directed by Aaron Latham, author of the films Urban Cowboy, The Program and the Broadway musical Urban Cowboy.  Mr. Latham has been living with Parkinson's disease for several years.  At age 72, this production is his theatrical directorial debut. This unique production will also feature professional actors who are living with Parkinson's in some of the main roles. A tribute to the Parkinson's community and a testament to its strength and potential. (more...)

Hollis Resnik and Christine Mild Star in Porchlight Music Theatre's THE RINK, Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre (PMT) and Artistic Director Michael Weber previously announced the initial production in the fourth season of Chicago's 'lost' musicals in staged concert series, Porchlight Revisits The Rink, starring Hollis Resnik and Christine Mild, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and book by Terrence McNally, with direction and choreography by PMT Artistic Associate Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by Ryan Brewster. Porchlight Revisits The Rink is presented for three-nights-only tonight, Oct. 4 through Thursday, Oct. 6 at 7:15 p.m. and is performed on the set of Porchlight's In The Heights (previews begin September 9) at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse's Next 'Without Walls' Production Will Be THE BITTER GAME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse announces the latest presentation in its acclaimed Without Walls (WoW) series: The Bitter Game, a reprise of the acclaimed 2015 WoW Festival theatre piece, created, written and performed by UC San Diego M.F.A. graduate Keith A. Wallace, co-created and directed by UC San Diego Theatre & Dance faculty member Deborah Stein. (more...)

Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, October 21, 2016
by TV Scoop - Oct 3, 2016

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Prospect Theater to Continue 2016 IGNITE Series with 35MM and STRIKING 12 in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director, and Melissa Huber, Managing Director, continues its 2016 IGNITE Series with two special one-night-only events at The Times Center (242 West 41st Street, NYC). (more...)

Scoop: THE EXORCIST on FOX - Friday, October 7, 2016
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Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Today, October 28, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

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Scoop: JANE THE VIRGIN on THE CW - Monday, November 14, 2016
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Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, November 11, 2016
by TV Scoop - Oct 26, 2016

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Emmy Rossum to Make Directorial Debut on Showtime's SHAMELESS, 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2016

SHAMELESS star Emmy Rossum will make her directorial debut in the momentous fourth episode of the seventh season this Sunday, October 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. (more...)

City Theatre Presents the World Premiere of FEEDING THE DRAGON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

Fresh on the heels of the raucous comedy, Hand to God, City Theatre turns in a different direction to present Feeding the Dragon, an intimate and magical world premiere by the award-winning stage and screen actress, Sharon Washington. The production marks Washington's playwriting debut. Feeding the Dragon runs October 22 through November 20, 2016 in the Lester Hamburg Studio at City Theatre, directed byMaria Mileaf. (more...)

URBAN COWBOY's Aaron Latham Directs Site-Specific Production of GOLDEN BOY, Beginning Tonight in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

StoPD and Shetler Studios present Golden Boy, written by Clifford Odets and directed by Aaron Latham. Staged at Gleason's Gym, the world famous boxing mecca that contributed to inspiring Odets back in 1937, this full scale production will be the first time Golden Boy will be presented in a site-specific setting with original equipment and ring from 1940s-50s. (more...)

Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Today, October 21, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

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Emmy Rossum to Make Directorial Debut on Showtime's SHAMELESS, 10/23
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

SHAMELESS star Emmy Rossum will make her directorial debut in the momentous fourth episode of the seventh season this Sunday, October 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. (more...)

Scoop: JANE THE VIRGIN on THE CW - Monday, November 7, 2016
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Geffen Playhouse Sets Cast for THE MODEL APARTMENT by Donald Margulies
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Geffen Playhouse announces the cast for its production of The Model Apartment written by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LION Roars at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Oct 17, 2016

THE LION is an autobiographical show told through song in this one man, one act performance, Benjamin Scheuer, is the singer, song writer, and subject as he reflects on his life up until this point. Playing at The Old Globe until October 30th. (more...)

Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Today, October 14, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

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Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, November 4, 2016
by TV Scoop - Oct 14, 2016

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Lindsay Mendez, Mary Testa, Ali Stroker, and More Join 35MM Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Prospect Theater Company continues its 2016 IGNITE Series on Saturday, November 5th at 8pm, with a concert of 35MM: A Musical Exhibition. (more...)

Geffen Playhouse Sets Cast for THE MODEL APARTMENT by Donald Margulies
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Geffen Playhouse announces the cast for its production of The Model Apartment written by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at The CW's RIVERDALE, Based on Iconic 'Archie' Comic Books
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Below, check out the new drama series RIVERDALE, based on the iconic comic book series. The show is coming to The CW midseason. (more...)

Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, October 28, 2016
by TV Scoop - Oct 10, 2016

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Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for ANNIE in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Broadway In Chicago has announced that individual tickets for the U.S. National Tour of ANNIE go on sale to the public Friday, September 9. (more...)

Single Tickets to Go Onsale for Mira Nair's MONSOON WEDDING on Monday 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Berkeley Rep today announced that single tickets for the world premiere of the new musical Monsoon Wedding will go on sale to the general public on Monday, November 14. Monsoon Wedding will have its world premiere at Berkeley Rep's Roda Theatre next spring. Previews begin Friday, May 5, 2017 and the show runs through Sunday, June 25, 2017. Press night for Monsoon Weddingwill be Friday, May 19, 2017. (more...)

Guest Blog: Playwright Neil McPherson On IT IS EASY TO BE DEAD
by Guest Blogger: Neil McPherson - Nov 7, 2016

This play took me 28 years. 1988 marked the 70th anniversary of the end of the First World War. To commemorate it, an 'Armistice Festival' was held in London, which, like the Edinburgh Festival, included a fringe open to anyone. I am ashamed to admit that I was a rather precocious 18 year old, and called the director of the festival, Tim McHenry, to suggest to him my idea of a one-man play about war poet Wilfred Owen. (more...)

Prospect Theater to Continue 2016 IGNITE Series with 35MM and STRIKING 12 in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director, and Melissa Huber, Managing Director, continues its 2016 IGNITE Series with two special one-night-only events at The Times Center (242 West 41st Street, NYC). (more...)

Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Today, November 4, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

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Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, December 16, 2016
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Danny Howard Curates 'Fire Beats Vol 2' - Nothing Else Matters
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

BBC Radio 1 DJ Danny Howard presents the second of his curated Fire Beats EPs on his new label, Nothing Else Matters. The EP features 4 tracks selected by Danny, from a selection of up and coming and more established artists. (more...)

Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, November 25, 2016
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Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, December 9, 2016
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VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Chapter Fifty' Episode of JANE THE VIRGIN on The CW
by - Nov 15, 2016

JANE THE VIRGIN is new next Monday, November 21st at 9/8c on The CW, and available next day on The CW App! Below, get a sneak peek at the 'Chapter Fifty' episode! (more...)

New Rep Extends FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Through January 1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

New Repertory Theatre has extended Fiddler on the Roof, running December 2, 2016- January 1, 2017 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. (more...)

Nathan Darrow, Diane Davis, and Elizabeth Ward Land Join the Staged Reading of WE WILL NOT DESCRIBE THE CONVERSATION
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) continues its 2016-17 staged reading series, Theater at The Woodland, with a presentation of WE WILL NOT DESCRIBE THE CONVERSATION, written by Eugenie Carabatsos and directed by Christina Roussos. (more...)

New Repertory Theatre Presents FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

New Repertory Theatre presents Fiddler on the Roof, December 2-24, 2016 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. Tickets are $35-$65 and may be purchased by calling the New Rep Box Office at 617-923-8487 or visiting newrep.org. Student, senior, and group discounts are available. Subscription packages that include Fiddler on the Roof are also available. (more...)

Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, November 18, 2016
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Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, November 11, 2016
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The New York Pops Will Honor Kelli O'Hara and Bartlett Sher at 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

On Monday, May 1, 2017, The New York Pops celebrates its 34th birthday with a grand gala evening honoring Tony Award winners Kelli O'Hara and Bartlett Sher, whose collaborations over the last decade have won universal acclaim and whose individual careers represent pinnacles of achievement in the world of theatre. (more...)

Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, December 30, 2016
by TV Scoop - Dec 8, 2016

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Krystina Alabado, Zachary Prince, and Ashley Park Join Prospect for STRIKING 12 in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Prospect Theater Company (Melissa Huber, Managing Director / Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director) is pleased to announce casting for its final 2016 IGNITE Series event on Friday, December 16th at 8pm at the TimesCenter (242 West 41st Street).  The evening will feature a a special concert presentation of the musical Striking 12, with book, music, and lyrics by Brendan Milburn, Rachel Sheinkin and Val Vigoda. (more...)

Scoop: BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, December 23, 2016
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Mike Bartlett's EARTHQUAKES IN LONDON to Make U.S. Debut at Steep Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Steep Theatre will present the first professional U.S. production of Tony nominee and Olivier Award-winning playwright Mike Bartlett's Earthquakes in London, opening January 26, 2017. Steep's production opens on the heels of another Chicago production of this enormously exciting playwright's work, the critically-acclaimed King Charles III at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre. Earthquakes will be helmed by one of Chicago's most exciting talents, Steep Ensemble Member and Jeff Award-winning director Jonathan Berry.  Berry recently directed Steppenwolf Theatre's Constellations, and, over the years, has consistently produced some of Steep's most notable shows, including Season 15's Posh by Laura Wade, which won the Non-Equity Jeff Award for Best Ensemble, and was nominated for Best Director and Best Production.  (more...)

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