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From his beginning as a struggling carnival magician, Harry Houdini emerged as a legendary escape artist whose death-defying feats captivated the world. Houdini portrays the loves and obsessions of a man whose family relationships are as complex as his mystical illusions.

Axis Company Presents Edgar Oliver's IN THE PARK, Now thru 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

Axis Company will present the world premiere of In The Park, a new solo show from esteemed actor, playwright, storyteller and longtime Axis member Edgar Oliver. Directed by Randy Sharp, Artistic Director of Axis and the director of Oliver's first solo show, the acclaimed, Edinburgh Fringe First Award-winning East 10th Street, In The Park follows Oliver's Helen & Edgar (2012). The new production comes on the heels of Axis' recent hit Nothing On Earth (Can Hold Houdini), which was written and directed by Sharp and lauded by The New York Times and others. (more...)

Hugh Jackman Confirms Broadway Return in Jez Butterworth's THE RIVER Later This Year
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

Hugh Jackman withdrew from the 2015-16 Broadway run of Houdini due to scheduling issues, but it seems he has found another project more in line with his busy career. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the stage and screen star was rumored to return to Broadway in Jez Butterworth's play THE RIVER. Now he has confirmed in an interview with the New York Post that he will lead the play 'later this year.' (more...)

THE MAGIC PARLOUR Adds Summer Saturday Performances
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

Now well into its third year at the historic Palmer House Hilton Hotel, Dennis Watkins' one- man-show, The Magic Parlour: an intimate evening of classic magic, expands its performance offerings from its long-standing Friday nights, to include several summertime Saturday nights as well. With many Fridays selling out well in advance, the addition of 7:30pm and 9:30pm performances on select Saturdays will provide Chicagoland's warm weather tourists more opportunities to witness this one-of-a-kind production. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 5/31- LES MISERABLES Gets Crafty, BULLETS Takes a Field Trip, and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! Today's photos come from the casts of ROCKY, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, 50 SHADES!, ROCK OF AGES, National Tour of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, and more! (more...)

Malibu Playhouse Presents the World Premiere of FLIM FLAM: HOUDINI AND THE HEREAFTER', 6/20-8/3
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

The fourth play in MALIBU PLAYHOUSE's 2013-2014 season will be the World Premiere of Flim-Flam: Houdini and the Hereafter by Gene Franklin Smith,, opening Friday, June 20, 2014. The play will be directed by Thomas James O'Leary and stars Rick D. Wasserman, Melissa Kite, Gigi Bermingham, Peter Van Norden, Sabra Malkinson and Cameron Mitchell Jr. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 5/24- ROCKY, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, and More Pay Tribute to Memorial Day
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2014

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! Today's photos come from the casts of ROCKY, KINKY BOOTS, AVENUE Q, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, HEATHERS, 50 SHADES! and more! (more...)

FLIM FLAM: HOUDINI AND THE HEREAFTER Opens 6/20 at Malibu Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

The fourth play in MALIBU PLAYHOUSE's 2013-2014 season will be the World Premiere of Flim-Flam: Houdini and the Hereafter by Gene Franklin Smith,, opening Friday, June 20, 2014. The play will be directed by Thomas James O'Leary and stars Rick D. Wasserman, Melissa Kite, Gigi Bermingham, Peter Van Norden, Sabra Malkinson and Cameron Mitchell Jr. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Guerilla Opera's GALLO
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Guerilla Opera presents Gallo: a fable in music in one act, a world premiere chamber opera with music and libretto by Rome-Prize winning composer Ken Ueno, and direction by Metropolitan Opera stage director Sarah Meyers. The world premiere chamber opera investigates how the landscape and man shape and transform each other. It also addresses the fundamental question of ontology, “the chicken or the egg,” and features a soprano in a Houdini box filled with Cheerios and a countertenor in a chicken suit. Gallo plays Thursday through Saturday, May 22-24 and 29-30, 2014 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 31 at 2 p.m. with talk-backs on Friday, May 23 and Saturday, May 24. All performances are in The Zack Box at The Boston Conservatory, 8 The Fenway, Boston, MA. Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 seniors and free for students with valid IDs; tickets can be purchased from The Boston Conservatory Box Office by phone or in person only. Call (617) 912- 9222 beginning Monday, May 12, 2014 to reserve tickets. Please visit www.bostonconservatory.edu/tickets for more Box Office information. Gallo is sung in English and 70 minutes in duration. **The audience will be asked to remove their shoes before they enter the theater and invited to lie down during a portion of the performance. Please let The Box Office know if you require special assistance.** (more...)

Guerilla Opera Presents World Premiere of GALLO: A FABLE IN MUSIC IN ONE ACT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Guerilla Opera presents Gallo: a fable in music in one act, a world premiere chamber opera with music and libretto by Rome-Prize winning composer Ken Ueno, and direction by Metropolitan Opera stage director Sarah Meyers. The world premiere chamber opera investigates how the landscape and man shape and transform each other. It also addresses the fundamental question of ontology, 'the chicken or the egg,' and features a soprano in a Houdini box filled with Cheerios and a countertenor in a chicken suit. Gallo plays tonight through Saturday, May 22-24 and 29-30, 2014 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 31 at 2 p.m. with talk-backs on Friday, May 23 and Saturday, May 24. (more...)

Guerilla Opera Presents a Live Stream of the World Premiere of GALLO Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Guerilla Opera will live stream the World Premiere performance of Gallo, a fable in music in one act, a world premiere chamber opera with music and libretto by Rome-Prize winning composer Ken Ueno, and direction by Metropolitan Opera stage director Sarah Meyers, tonight, May 22, 2014, 8:00 p.m. EST from The Zack Box Theater at The Boston Conservatory, Boston, MA. (more...)

Guerilla Opera Presents GALLO: A FABLE IN MUSIC IN ONE ACT, 5/22-24 and 5/29-31
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Guerilla Opera presents Gallo: a fable in music in one act, a world premiere chamber opera with music and libretto by Rome-Prize winning composer Ken Ueno, and direction by Metropolitan Opera stage director Sarah Meyers. The world premiere chamber opera investigates how the landscape and man shape and transform each other. It also addresses the fundamental question of ontology, “the chicken or the egg,” and features a soprano in a Houdini box filled with Cheerios and a countertenor in a chicken suit. Gallo plays Today through Saturday, May 22-24and 29-30, 2014 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 31 at 2 p.m. with talk-backs on Friday, May 23 and Saturday, May 24. All performances are in The Zack Box at The Boston Conservatory, 8 The Fenway, Boston, MA. Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 seniors and free for students with valid IDs; tickets can be purchased from The Boston Conservatory Box Office by phone or in person only. Call (617) 912-9222 beginningMonday, May 12, 2014 to reserve tickets. Please visit www.bostonconservatory.edu/tickets for more Box Office information. Gallo is sung in English and 70 minutes in duration. **The audience will be asked to remove their shoes before they enter the theater and invited to lie down during a portion of the performance. Please let The Box Office know if you require special assistance.** (more...)

EgoPo Presents Philadelphia Premiere of Romulus Linney's GINT, Now thru 5/11
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

EgoPo is thrilled to present the finale of their 20th season, the Philadelphia premiere of GINT, Romulus Linney's adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's Peer Gynt. Directed by Artistic Director, Lane Savadove, GINT previews on April 30th, with Press Opening today, May 2nd. The production will run two weeks, closing on May 11th, at Christ Church Neighborhood House. (more...)

Congrats! KINKY BOOTS Cast Members Get Hitched During Show's Hiatus
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

The Advocate writes that KINKY BOOTS cast members Eugene Barry-Hill and Timothy Ware were married during the week that the Broadway production went dark (May 8-13) to make room for Univision's upfront presentations. (more...)

105th Annual Salute to Magic Set for Queens Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

The Society of American Magicians, Parent Assembly Number 1, in association with Queens Theatre, will present the 105th Annual Salute to Magic, commemorating the role of magic in the 50th and 75th anniversaries of the 1964 and 1939 New York World's Fairs. The performance will be tonight, May 17, 2014 at 8:00pm at Queens Theatre (14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY 11368). (more...)

Guerilla Opera to Live Stream GALLO, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Guerilla Opera will live stream the World Premiere performance of Gallo, a fable in music in one act, a world premiere chamber opera with music and libretto by Rome-Prize winning composer Ken Ueno, and direction by Metropolitan Opera stage director Sarah Meyers, on Thursday, May 22, 2014, 8:00 p.m. EST from The Zack Box Theater at The Boston Conservatory, Boston, MA. The stream can be viewed at https://new.livestream.com/guerillaopera/gallo and is free of charge to watch. Follow Guerilla Opera on live stream to receive news, updates and behind-the-scenes peeks. (more...)

Guerilla Opera Present a Live Stream of the World Premiere of GALLO, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Guerilla Opera will live stream the World Premiere performance of Gallo, a fable in music in one act, a world premiere chamber opera with music and libretto by Rome-Prize winning composer Ken Ueno, and direction by Metropolitan Opera stage director Sarah Meyers, on Thursday, May 22, 2014, 8:00 p.m. EST from The Zack Box Theater at The Boston Conservatory, Boston, MA. The stream can be viewed at https://new.livestream.com/guerillaopera/gallo and is free of charge to watch. Follow Guerilla Opera on live stream to receive news, updates and behind-the-scenes peeks. (more...)

Chan Centre for the Performing Arts Announces 2014-15 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) announces its extraordinary 2014/15 concert series, showcasing the largest ever roster of international icons, returning favourites, legendary titans, and feast-for-the-senses performances on stage in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. (more...)

Daniela Pobega será Sarah en 'Ragtime' en Bologna
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jun 5, 2014

La actriz, que actualmente protagoniza 'El Rey Leon' en Madrid en el papel de Nala, sera Sarah en la produccion de 'Ragtime' del Teatro Comunale di Bologna del 14 al 18 de julio. (more...)

Moonlight Stage Presents the Southern California Premiere of Disney's MARY POPPINS, 7/16-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Moonlight Stage Productions' 34th summer season is well under way, and Artistic Director Steven Glaudini is proud to present the Southern California Regional Premiere of the smash hit Broadway musical MARY POPPINS, co-created by Disney and Cameron Mackintosh. Performances are July 16 to August 2. Single tickets are priced $15 to $52 and include price levels for student rush, military, senior, and family discounts. To purchase tickets or for more information, call (760) 724-2110 or visit moonlightstage.com. (more...)

Marcia Milgrom Dodge to Helm Fall 2015 RAGTIME Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Phoenix Entertainment has on its agenda a touring revival of RAGTIME to commence in the Fall of 2015. It will be helmed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, who received a Tony Nomination as Best Director for the 2009 Broadway revival. This new tour will be much in the spirit of that production which was nominated for 7 Tony Awards in 2010. (more...)

SIDE SHOW at Kennedy Center is Simply Spectacular
by Charles Shubow - Jun 23, 2014

Director Bill Condon envisions a new and exciting SIDE SHOW that includes new music. (more...)

VIDEO: AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Contestant Video Goes Viral on YouTube!
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Smoothini will make his next appearance on the show's “Judgment Week” round (July 22 and 23 on NBC). Watch below as Smoothini wows the crowd and makes Howie Mandel's pen disappear up his nose! (more...)

THE ILLUSIONISTS - WITNESS THE IMPOSSIBLE to Bring Magic to Broadway This Winter; Begins Nov 26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Kilburn Media announced today the launch of Road Show Theatrical, a joint venture with The Production Office to produce and fully finance live theatrical productions. The announcement was made today by Kilburn's CEO Mark Manuel and The Production Office's Managing Partner Gregory Young. The long term goal of Road Show Theatrical is to build a well-financed and trusted destination for live theatrical projects, much the same way feature film projects currently make their way to Kilburn Media. (more...)

Scoop: ANIMATION DOMINATION on FOX - Saturday, June 21, 2014
by - Jun 16, 2014

Get all the scoop on ANIMATION DOMINATION, airing on FOX on Saturday, June 21, 2014! (more...)

Profiles in History to Host Historical Document Auction 63, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Profiles in History, the world's largest auctioneer & dealer of historical autographs, letters, documents, vintage signed photographs, manuscripts and original Hollywood memorabilia, will present Historical Document Auction 63, June 13, 2014, beginning at 11am PST. This unprecedented collection of rare and virtually unseen documents is highlighted by one of Ludwig van Beethoven's most famous correspondences—a letter written in 1806 during the chaotic creation and production of his only opera, Fidelio. The Auction Pre-sale Estimate for this extremely rare document, not publicly seen since the 1950's, is $150,000 - $250,000 and could easily exceed that figure. (more...)

House Theatre of Chicago to Present SEASON ON THE LINE, 9/12-10/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

The House Theatre of Chicago presents Season on the Line, the first production of the company's 13th season, at the Chopin Theatre Upstairs Theatre, 1543 W. Division St., Friday, Sept. 12 - Sunday, Oct. 26. (more...)

HISTORY to Premiere Two-Night Miniseries HOUDINI Starring Adrien Brody, 9/1
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Houdini, a new two-night scripted miniseries airing on September 1 and 2 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on HISTORY®, is the story of a man who can defy death, but who really was the man behind the escapes? (more...)

Award-Winning Web Series HORROR HOTEL Enters Second Season
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

The film community in Georgia is abuzz around the news that their local production “Horror Hotel,” the web series, has landed distribution on streaming media platforms Hulu and AT&T U-Verse. (more...)

THE ILLUSIONISTS - WITNESS THE IMPOSSIBLE Coming to Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Broadway In Chicago has announced that THE ILLUSIONISTS - WITNESS THE IMPOSSIBLE, the world's best-selling touring magic show, will play Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W Randolph) for a two-week engagement March 10 through March 22, 2015. The show opens on Broadway December 4, 2014 for a limited six-week run. (more...)

Official: THE ILLUSIONISTS to Open on Broadway at Marriott Marquis Theatre on 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

THE ILLUSIONISTS - WITNESS THE IMPOSSIBLE, the world's best-selling touring magic show, will make its Broadway bow this fall at the Marriott Marquis Theatre (1535 Broadway), beginning previews on November 26 and opening on December 4. It will play a strictly limited six-week engagement through January 4 2015 as part of a 30-city US tour. Tickets for THE ILLUSIONISTS go on sale today at www.ticketmaster.com. (more...)

THE ILLUSIONISTS to Appear Tomorrow on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

THE ILLUSIONISTS - WITNESS THE IMPOSSIBLE, the world's best-selling touring magic show, will appear on ABC's "Good Morning America" tomorrow morning, Wednesday, July 2 between 7:30-9:00am. (more...)

THE ILLUSIONISTS Visit Indianapolis, 1/20-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

THE ILLUSIONISTS - WITNESS THE IMPOSSIBLE (http://www.theillusionistslive.com), the world's best-selling touring magic show, will play the Old National Centre in Indianapolis, January 20-25 as part of a 30 city U.S. tour. The show opens on Broadway December 4, 2014 for a limited six-week run. Tickets for THE ILLUSIONISTS are only available with a five-show season subscription package or to groups of 10+. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at THE ILLUSIONISTS, Appearing on Broadway This Fall!
by Stage Tube - Jul 1, 2014

THE ILLUSIONISTS - WITNESS THE IMPOSSIBLE, the world's best-selling touring magic show, will make its Broadway bow this fall at the Marriott Marquis Theatre (1535 Broadway), beginning previews on November 26 and opening on December 4. It will play a strictly limited six-week engagement through January 4 2015 as part of a 30-city US tour. Click below to watch highlights from the show's international tour! (more...)

Golden Globe Nominee Blair Underwood Will Star in The Old Globe's OTHELLO this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

The Old Globe today announced that two-time Golden Globe Award nominee Blair Underwood-who most recently made his acclaimed Broadway debut in the iconic role of Stanley in Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire and garnered rave reviews opposite Cicely Tyson in Lifetime's The Trip to Bountiful-will make his Globe debut in the title role of Shakespeare's classic tragedy Othello, the first show of the Globe's 2014 Summer Shakespeare Festival. Underwood's films include Something New, Deep Impact, Gattaca, and Rules of Engagement, and his television credits include 'Ironside,' 'In Treatment,' 'The New Adventures of Old Christine,' and 'Sex and the City.' Joining him and also making their Globe debuts are the previously announced Emmy Award winner Richard Thomas ('The Americans,' 'The Waltons') as Iago and Kristen Connolly ('House of Cards,' The Cabin in the Woods) as Desdemona. (more...)

Portland Ovations to Welcome Pilobolus to Merrill Auditorium, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Portland Ovations brings back the ever-evolving dance company Pilobolus for a Friday evening performance April 25th at 8pm at Merrill Auditorium. (more...)

The House Theatre of Chicago Presents DORIAN, Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

The House Theatre of Chicago presents DORIAN, a modern adaptation of Oscar Wilde's novel 'The Picture of Dorian Gray.' This famous thriller of Dorian's ill-fated portrait is performed in promenade style. This original play is intended for mature audiences only, and is written by Company Members Ben Lobpries and Tommy Rapley. Company Member Kevin O'Donnell provides the score. Rapley directs and choreographs. The production previews today, April 4 - 13 and opens on Monday April 14 at 7pm at the Chopin Theatre (1543 W. Division St, Chicago). DORIAN will run through May 18, 2014. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 30th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Apr 30, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'The Sound Of Music' and 'The Wizard Of Oz' live, a local 'Ragtime' and 'Avenue Q,' premieres of 'Juno' and 'The Next Thing,' 'Hit The Wall' and 'Waa-Mu' return, CCT announces two world premieres, and Illinois has its high school musical theater champs--plus even more! (more...)

Axis Company to Present Edgar Oliver's IN THE PARK, 5/8-6/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Axis Company will present the world premiere of In The Park, a new solo show from esteemed actor, playwright, storyteller and longtime Axis member Edgar Oliver. Directed by Randy Sharp, Artistic Director of Axis and the director of Oliver's first solo show, the acclaimed, Edinburgh Fringe First Award-winning East 10th Street, In The Park follows Oliver's Helen & Edgar (2012), which The New York Times' Ben Brantley called 'utterly absorbing and unexpectedly moving.' The new production comes on the heels of Axis' recent hit Nothing On Earth (Can Hold Houdini), which was written and directed by Sharp and lauded by The New York Times and others. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 4/27/2014
by BWW - Apr 27, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/27/2014 for Vermont (more...)

Portland Ovations Welcomes Pilobolus to Merrill Auditorium Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Portland Ovations brings back the ever-evolving dance company Pilobolus for a Today evening performance tonight, April 25th at 8pm at Merrill Auditorium. (more...)

Cast Announced for BIG RIVER at The Lone Tree Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Tony-Nominated Director Randal Myler and multi-talented Music Director Dan Wheetman return to Lone Tree Arts Center (LTAC) to create a new vision for Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn after setting the bar high with Hank Williams: Lost Highway last spring and John Denver Holiday Concert in 2012. Returning to the roots of Mark Twain's classic American folktale, this production of Big River focuses on the talent and voices of the cast as they each become storytellers. (more...)

Guerilla Opera to Present World Premiere of GALLO: A FABLE IN MUSIC IN ONE ACT, 5/22-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Guerilla Opera presents Gallo: a fable in music in one act, a world premiere chamber opera with music and libretto by Rome-Prize winning composer Ken Ueno, and direction by Metropolitan Opera stage director Sarah Meyers. The world premiere chamber opera investigates how the landscape and man shape and transform each other. It also addresses the fundamental question of ontology, "the chicken or the egg," and features a soprano in a Houdini box filled with Cheerios and a countertenor in a chicken suit. Gallo plays Thursday through Saturday, May 22-24 and 29-30, 2014 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 31 at 2 p.m. with talk-backs on Friday, May 23 and Saturday, May 24. All performances are in The Zack Box at The Boston Conservatory, 8 The Fenway, Boston, MA. Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 seniors and free for students with valid IDs; tickets can be purchased from The Boston Conservatory Box Office by phone or in person only. Call (617) 912-9222 beginning Monday, May 12, 2014 to reserve tickets. Please visit www.bostonconservatory.edu/tickets for more Box Office information. Gallo is sung in English and 70 minutes in duration. The audience will be asked to remove their shoes before they enter the theater and invited to lie down during a portion of the performance. Please let The Box Office know if you require special assistance. (more...)

Guerilla Opera Presents GALLO: A FABLE IN MUSIC IN ONE ACT, 5/22-24 and 5/29-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Guerilla Opera presents Gallo: a fable in music in one act, a world premiere chamber opera with music and libretto by Rome-Prize winning composer Ken Ueno, and direction by Metropolitan Opera stage director Sarah Meyers. The world premiere chamber opera investigates how the landscape and man shape and transform each other. It also addresses the fundamental question of ontology, “the chicken or the egg,” and features a soprano in a Houdini box filled with Cheerios and a countertenor in a chicken suit. Gallo plays Thursday through Saturday, May 22-24and 29-30, 2014 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 31 at 2 p.m. with talk-backs on Friday, May 23 and Saturday, May 24. All performances are in The Zack Box at The Boston Conservatory, 8 The Fenway, Boston, MA. Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 seniors and free for students with valid IDs; tickets can be purchased from The Boston Conservatory Box Office by phone or in person only. Call (617) 912-9222 beginningMonday, May 12, 2014 to reserve tickets. Please visit www.bostonconservatory.edu/tickets for more Box Office information. Gallo is sung in English and 70 minutes in duration. **The audience will be asked to remove their shoes before they enter the theater and invited to lie down during a portion of the performance. Please let The Box Office know if you require special assistance.** (more...)

EgoPo Presents Philadelphia Premiere of Romulus Linney's GINT, 5/2 - 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

EgoPo is thrilled to present the finale of their 20th season, the Philadelphia premiere of GINT, Romulus Linney's adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's Peer Gynt. Directed by Artistic Director, Lane Savadove, GINT previews on April 30th, with Press Opening on Friday May 2nd. The production will run two weeks, closing on May 11th, at Christ Church Neighborhood House. (more...)

THE CALL Rounds Out San Jose Rep's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Tanya Barfield's provocative drama The Call completes San Jose Repertory Theatre's 2014-2015 seven-show anniversary season in the sixth show slot (May 14 - June 7). This sensitive drama boldly tackles multi-racial adoption, identity and parenthood with razor sharp honesty and respect. When Annie and Peter decide to adopt a child they look toward Africa. But it isn't long before their anxiety over adoption and identity threaten their fantasies of parenthood in this powerful yet intimate look at the yearnings of motherhood, doubts and good intentions. (more...)

ROSE AND THE RIME Makes Miami Debut Tonight at the Arsht Center; Runs thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The creators of the sold-out hit, Death and Harry Houdini, and last season's holiday favorite, The Nutcracker, A Magical New Play, bring you this modern version of The House's favorite myth - a reminder that anything powerful enough to fulfill your dreams is powerful enough to destroy them (more...)

FREDERICK, THE SELFISH GIANT & More Set for Chicago Children's Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Two world premiere children's musicals helmed by A-list Chicago theater artists - Leo Lionni's Frederick, directed by Stuart Carden, and Wonderland, Alice's Rock & Roll Adventure, co-created by Michael Mahler and Rachel Rockwell, were announced today as the opening and closing productions of Chicago Children's Theatre's 2014-15 season. Chicago Children's Theatre (CCT) will also celebrate its 10th birthday season by bringing back its 2008 smash hit The Selfish Giant by Blair Thomas and Michael Smith. (more...)

WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - Encores! 'HAPPY FELLA' Begins Tonight, WICKED Tour Welcomes New Faces and More!
by Jessica Showers - Apr 2, 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: Encores! presentation of 'HAPPY FELLA' begins tonight, WICKED's Second National Tour adds new cast members, 'INISHMAAN' meets the press and more! (more...)

105th Annual Salute to Magic Set for Queens Theatre, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Society of American Magicians, Parent Assembly Number 1, in association with Queens Theatre, will present the 105th Annual Salute to Magic, commemorating the role of magic in the 50th and 75th anniversaries of the 1964 and 1939 New York World's Fairs. The performance will be May 17, 2014 at 8:00pm at Queens Theatre (14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY 11368). Tickets are just $45, available online at http://queenstheatre.org/105th-salute-magic or by calling the Box Office at 718-760-0064. Tickets may also be purchased in-person at the Queens Theatre Box Office, Monday 10am to 2pm, Tuesday through Saturday 10am to 6pm, Sunday 10am -3pm. (Senior discount available). (more...)

THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES to Make Off-Broadway Return in Spanish, Begin. May 6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

Eve Ensler's groundbreaking show, The Vagina Monologues, will return in a new form when the first New York City revival opens for a Spanish language engagement at its original off-Broadway home. Los Monologos de la Vagina will begin performances at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street) on May 6 . Opening night will be announced. Mexican director Jaime Matarredona helms the production. It is produced by Morris Gilbert and Federico Gonzalez Compean. This will mark the first time that a mainstream off-Broadway theatre has hosted a commercial Spanish language play for an ongoing run. (more...)

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