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Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre (New York, NY)
150 West 65th St. at Broadway

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New book Illuminates 'Sikhism and Spirituality'
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017


THE BRADY BUNCH's Barry Williams to Host MeTV's 'Summer of Me' Network Event
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2017

MeTV kicks off its 2017 The Summer of Me on Monday, May 29, with Barry Williams of the beloved family TV comedy The Brady Bunch joining as host. (more...)

Rogue Machine Theatre LES BLANCS Opens 5/27
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Lorraine Hansberry considered this to be her most important play. It was her final work. Directed by Gregg T. Daniel, Les Blancs depicts the waning days of colonialism crossing into the 20th century as it reveals the impossible moral choices faced by individuals who must reconcile personal Happiness with idealism. What happens when what we want and what we think is right is not what must be done? This play is rich with music and dance and set in and around a mission compound in Africa. The time is yesterday, today, and tomorrow-- but not very long after that.   (more...)

Art House's JC Fridays is Back This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Summer is quickly approaching, and Art House's JC Fridays will kick off the season with 55 exciting visual and performing arts events! Come out and celebrate with this city-wide festival on Friday, June 2, 2017. Restaurants, galleries, stores, and event spaces throughout Jersey City will showcase a variety of art-related happenings including visual exhibitions, live music, performance acts, educational demonstrations, and more. (more...)

BWW TV: The Kid Critics Get Dreaming at AMELIE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 9, 2017

We are continuing the series with Tai (10), Isabella (12), and Charles (9), who just stopped by the Walter Kerr Theatre to check out AMELIE. Curious about what they thought about the show? Find out below! (more...)

Woody Harrelson Stars in WILSON, Arriving on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital HD 6/30
by Movies News Desk - May 9, 2017

Based on the popular graphic novel, WILSON Arrives on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital HD June 30th. (more...)

Cote Saint-Luc Dramatic Society to Stage LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

The Cote Saint-Luc Dramatic Society is thrilled to present Little Shop of Horrors from June 8 to 25 at the Harold Greenspon Auditorium. (more...)

Hugely Popular Comedian, Musician and Actor Bill Bailey Announces Warrington Date
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Hugely popular comedian Bill Bailey has announced he'll be bringing his unique meld of music, political satire and flights of surreal fancy to Parr Hall. (more...)

Peninsula Players Theatre Announces 2017 Artists
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theatre and Door County's theatrical icon, announces artistic company members for its 82nd season, running June 13 through October 15, 2017.  (more...)

Far From The Norm Among Free Summer Events at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

This June, the Lyric Hammersmith  hosting a variety of outdoor events and performances as Lyric in the Square, created by the Lyric for HammersmithLondon, returns for its seventh year. The west London theatre partners up with Far From The Norm, Zest - who are celebrating 10 years of producing eye-opening new work for young people, DanceWest and the Lyric Young Company to bring a host of free events to the Lyric Square. (more...)

by Mark C. Lloyd - May 26, 2017

BWW Interview: WRITER HERB KAUDERER (more...)

VIDEO: Lizzie Klempere and Tam Mutu Perform "How Could I Ever Know" from 5th Avenue's THE SECRET GARDEN
by Stage Tube - May 26, 2017

Broadway and West End star Tam Mutu stars as Archibald Craven in The 5th Avenue Theatre's enchanting Broadway-bound revival of The Secret Garden. Mutu joins a phenomenal cast including Tony Award winner Daisy Eagan, Tony Award nominee Josh Young, Lizzie Klemperer, Charlie Franklin and Sean G. Griffin. (more...)

Appalatin, The Misty Mountain String Band and More Set for Free Summer Concerts at The Kentucky Center
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The Kentucky Center Free Summer Concert Series has announced its 2017 lineup. This concert series features diverse musical acts, taking place on the front steps of The Kentucky Center (501 West Main Street) each Tuesday evening during the month of June. (more...)

VIDEO: Natalie Weiss and Brad Greer Duet on 'You Matter To Me' from WAITRESS
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Below, watch Natalie Weiss and Brad Greer duet on 'You Matter To Me' from WAITRESS! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Bergen County Players (BCP) concludes its 84th season with a staged reading of Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays. Conceived by BCP alum Brian Shnipper and directed by Mark Rinis, this anthology of monologues and short plays began as a series of benefit events in Los Angeles, taking on a life of their own as an inspiring theatrical evening. The show will only run two nights, June 10 and 11 at the Little Firehouse Theatre, 298 Kinderkamack Road in Oradell. Tickets may be purchased online at, by calling 201-261-4200 or by visiting the box office during regular box office hours.  (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Boog City presents THE PORTABLE BOOG READER 10 Portland, Ore. and N.Y.C. Release Party on Sun., June 11, 1:00 p.m. at Unnameable Books, 600 Vanderbilt Ave. in Brooklyn. (more...)

BWW Review: THE ISLAND, Tobacco Factory Bristol
by Tim Wright - May 24, 2017

"They sentenced me to life, not to death" is the cry from an increasingly broken Winston in this new production of Fugard's The Island. Set on the notorious Robben Island (the infamous place that held Nelson Mandela) during apartheid The Island offers a glimpse into the lives of two inmates- John and Winston who face impossibly long stretches of time under the unspeakably harsh regime. (more...)

Photo Flash: Old Red Lion Theatre presents DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Following a critically acclaimed run at Theatre N16 last year, it is today announced that Gareth O'Connor will reprise the titular role of Danny in John Patrick Shanley's Danny and the Deep Blue Sea and will be joined by Megan Lloyd-Jones in the role of Roberta. Directed by Deputy Artistic Director of Theatre N16, Courtney Larkin, the production will open at the Old Red Lion Theatre on 6 June and run until 24 June. (more...)

Bake Jenna's Recipes with an Excerpt from WAITRESS' Sugar, Butter, Flour!
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Fans of Waitress the musical can now bake the delicious pies that the show's leading character Jenna Hunterson makes for Joe's Diner with the publication of Sugar, Butter, Flour: The Waitress Pie Cookbook, Recipes from the Files of Jenna Hunterson (Pam Krauss Books, a division of Penguin Random House). (more...)

BWW Danceworld Young Dancer Profile: CHRISTINA SCHIFANO, A Dream Discovered
by Christina Pandolfi - May 24, 2017

So often, the desire to dance is intrinsic at birth; it can't be separated from a person's essence and has always been in their very heart and soul. But what about when the passion is discovered later in life? When something moves you so powerfully that it becomes a new avenue for Happiness and clarity? (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, MURDER FOR TWO and More Set for Saint Michael's Playhouse's 70th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the June 20 opening of Saint Michael's Playhouse for the company's 70th season of live professional theater with a line-up of shows that include area premieres and a Pulitzer-prize winning American comedy classic, all part of what Yankee Magazine hails as "The Best of New England."  (more...)

Dimitra Barla and the Canal Cafe Theatre Present THE CLOAKROOM ATTENDANT
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Dimitra Barla and the Canal Cafe Theatre Present THE CLOAKROOM ATTENDANT on June 2nd - June 3rd at Canal Cafe Theatre. (more...)

Eclectic Nashville Singer Songwriter Matt Siffert to Release New EP in July
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Nashville-based singer-songwriter Matt Siffert is set to release his new, self-produced EP, Gallatin, on July 21, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: ULYSSES ON BOTTLES at Moasic Theater Company
by Hannah Menchhoff - May 23, 2017

A powerful piece of theater that brings you into the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. (more...)

La Strada Ensemble Announces RAINBOW FESTIVAL Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

There is a common expression thrown about whenever discussing Asbury Park and its environs (including Ocean Grove) . It's phoenix like rise from the proverbial ashes has always been the topic of discussion amongst both Jersey Shore residents and tourists alike. People will speak about its glory days of the early 20th century, its fall during the seventies through the eighties, and someone will invariably say, "Well, it's the gays who turned it all around". (more...)

BWW Review: Isolation and Romance Pervade Theatre 40 in Handsome Revival of Rarely Seen SEPARATE TABLES
by Don Grigware - May 22, 2017

Dated? Most definitely. Terence Rattigan's Separate Tables is about 1950s morality as it was experienced in Great Britain. Things have changed over 60 years; let's hope first and foremost that women are treated more humanely by men, and secondly, one's social class - does it even exist today? - is much less a priority.  On another level, it's fascinating to witness the desperate loneliness that existed - and still may- among both young and older couples, particularly when they're encumbered with one addiction or another. That's Rattigan's Separate Tables with two completely different lead couples in each act who try to uncover or rediscover the meaning of love. With expert direction from Jules Aaron and a superb ensemble of players, Theatre 40's Separate Tables is quite a handsome and emotionally charged production. (more...)

Charlotte Wakefield Boards UK Tour of CRAZY FOR YOU as 'Polly'
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Jamie Wilson and Gavin Kalin have announced that Charlotte Wakefield will play 'Polly' in the national tour of the Watermill Theatre's acclaimed production of 'CRAZY FOR YOU'. Charlotte joins the previously announced Tom Chambers as 'Bobby' and Caroline Flack as 'Irene'. 'CRAZY FOR YOU' opens at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth on 17 August 2017. (more...)

AMELIE Closes on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2017

The new Broadway production of AMELIE, A NEW MUSICAL will play its final performance today, Sunday, May 21, 2017 after playing 27 preview and 56 regular performances at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street). (more...)

BWW Interview: Anthony Chan of THE KING AND I at The Bushnell
by Joseph Harrison - May 20, 2017

It is a classic East meets West tale and one that many count as their favorite musical, but when THE KING AND I, the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical plays at the Bushnell in Hartford, audiences will have the chance to experience this story in a whole new way. This production, based on the critically acclaimed version produced at New York's Lincoln Center, will take the Bushnell stage in Hartford May 30 - June 4. Playing Prince Chulalongkorn, the eldest son and heir to the throne, will be Anthony Chan. I had the pleasure of speaking with Anthony and learning about his experience with this beautiful classic. (more...)

Playboy Reveals Adult Film Industry Love Story In New Mise en Scene Video
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Winnipeg's emotive garage pop-rock trio Mise en Scene has returned with their sophomore full length album, Still Life On Fire, due out June 30 on Light Organ Records. (more...)

AMELIE Original Broadway Cast Recording Now Available to Purchase or Stream
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Producers are thrilled to announce the release today of the Original Broadway Cast Recording of AMELIE, A NEW MUSICAL by Warner Music, available digitally to purchase or stream at The CD will be released on Friday, June 9, 2017 and is available to pre-order.  (more...)

The Doctor is In (Again)! Drew Gehling Will Return to WAITRESS This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The producers of the smash hit Broadway musical have announced that Drew Gehling will reprise the role he originated when he returns to the cast of Waitress on June 27, 2017 as Dr. Pomatter, opposite Betsy Wolfe as Jenna Hunterson. Chris Diamantopoulos will play his final performance as Dr. Pomatter on June 25. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

La Strada Ensemble Theater presents Rainbow Festival 2017: A Celebration of LGBT Theater. The event features, three programs of varied, cutting edge one-act plays created by playwrights from across the United States. The shows begin June 1st at Jersey Shore Art Center, 66 South Main Street, 3rd Floor Theater, Ocean Grove, New Jersey.   (more...)

Paula Poundstone Comes to The VETS
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Comedian, best-selling author, and panel regular on NPR's Wait, Wait… Don't Tell Me, Paula Poundstone, will play The VETS in Providence Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 7:30pm. Tickets, $45, are on sale Friday, May 19 at 10am and can be purchased online at, by calling (401) 421.ARTS (2787), or in person at The VETS/PPAC box office located at 220 Weybosset St, Providence. Box office hours are Mon-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am-2pm. Summer box office hours begin Monday, June 5. Summer hours are Mon-Thur 10am-3pm. The VETS on-site box office, located at One Avenue of the Arts, Providence, is only open on show days. For a complete schedule of The VETS events visit (more...)

BWW Recap: SUPERGIRL Teams Up with Lillian Luthor to Fight the Daxamite Invasion
by Nicole Ackman - May 16, 2017

Supergirl teams up with her former enemy to fight the Daxamite invasion and try to save Lena and Mon-El. When the President of the United States tells Alex to blow up the Daxamite main ship, Kara is horrified because her best friend and boyfriend are trapped onboard. But with the help of her friends, including the newly returned Cat Grant, Kara is ready for the fight. (more...)

VIDEO: Sara Bareilles & Cast of WAITRESS Give Surprise Pop-Up Performance on GMA
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

On this morning's GOOD MORNING AMERICA @SaraBareilles and the @WaitressMusical crowd surprised the GMA team and crowd with a pop-up performance of the upbeat number 'Opening Up.'  (more...)

A Season of Power, Violence, and Revenge Comes to Citizens Theatre This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Today the Citizens Theatre announces its Autumn 2017 season including plays from different ages and countries focusing on the very personal consequences of absolute power, violence and revenge. The season of ancient and modern plays that respond directly and indirectly to the world today goes on sale Tuesday 16 May at 10am. (more...)

Singer Songwriter Matt Siffert to Release New EP in July
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Nashville-based singer-songwriter Matt Siffert is set to release his new, self-produced EP, Gallatin, on July 21, 2017. (more...)

Jazz Vocalist Kris Russell Releases New Single 'Down in Brazil,' Along With New Tristeza lll Fragrance
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Jazz Vocalist Kris Russell will release her newest single titled 'Down in Brazil,' a contemporary bossa nova with music and lyrics written by Jazz singer and award winning artist and composer Michael Franks, with a new arrangement by Kris Russell and the Mystery Jazz Ensemble. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for GLORIA at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Hampstead Theatre presents the UK premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Gloria, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2016, directed by Michael Longhurst. (more...)

WAITRESS Brews 'Its for Adrienne Cream Ale' for a Good Cause
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The smash hit Broadway musical, Waitress is the latest Broadway show to create a craft beer for charity and partner with The Broadway Brews Project. A portion of the proceeds benefits The Adrienne Shelly Foundation, a NY-based charity that supports women in film. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Road Theatre Company presents THE LYONS
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2017

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, present the fourth and final show of its 2016-2017 season, the Los Angeles premiere of THE LYONS, written by acclaimed playwright Nicky Silver and directed by Scott Alan Smith.  THE LYONS will begin previews on Sunday, May 7 at 2pm; will open on Friday, May 12 at 8pm and run through Saturday, July 1 at the Road Theatre on Lankershim, 5108 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood. (more...)

Theatre Coup d'Etat presents Paula Vogel's THE BALTIMORE WALTZ
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2017

Winner of the Obie Award, Paula Vogel's The Baltimore Waltz is a darkly comedic fantasy about daring to find hope, joy, and even Happiness in the most dire of circumstances. Based on the love and adventures of a brother and sister, one of whom is diagnosed with a deadly virus that sends the two of them spinning off to Europe to find romance and a cure. (more...)

Photo Flash: AstonRep Theatre Company Presents TIME STANDS STILL
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

AstonRep Theatre Company will conclude its 2016-17 mainstage season with the Tony-nominated drama TIME STANDS STILL by Pulitzer Prize-winner Donald Margulies, directed by Georgette Verdin, playing May 11 -June 11, 2017 at The Raven Theatre (West Stage), 6157 N. Clark St. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at or by calling (773) 828-9129.  (more...)

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING to Play Abbott's Mill This May
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Abbott's Mill and The Second Street Players present Much A Do About Nothing by William Shakespeare, May 20th & May 21st 3pm at Abbott's Mill Nature Center, Milford, Delaware. Romance and deception intertwine between two couples in one of Shakespeare's best known comedies.  (more...)

Cold Stone Creamery Celebrates Mother's Day With Two Special Occasion Cakes
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

To celebrateMother's Day, Cold Stone Creamery ( has two impressive and decadent cakes, the customer favorite Strawberry Passion Ice Cream Cake and the newRich & Dreamy Ice Cream Cake available now through May 14, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: FINDING NEVERLAND Sprinkles Fairy Magic at Saenger
by Tara Bennett - May 11, 2017

Once upon a time, there lived a playwright who never wanted to grow up. And so, he wrote a play about a boy who never does. (more...)

Link AKC Partners With Kate Upton To Help Dog Owners 'Speak Dog'
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017


BWW Previews: THE PAPA CJ HAPPINESS PROJECT at Kamani Auditorium, Delhi
by Zofeen Maqsood - May 10, 2017

The Papa CJ Happiness Project; an initiative where the stand up comedian will be hosting fundraising shows across the country for charitable causes. (more...)

Sherry Hill Goes 'In Search of God'
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017


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