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Red Lobster'' Launches Lobster Lover's Lunch During Lobsterfest''
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Red Lobster is giving lobster lovers another reason to celebrate with the launch of the new Lobster Lover's Lunch. Available in restaurants starting today, the new limited-time offer available only during Lobsterfest features NEW! Lobster Roll with French Fries, NEW! Lobster-Topped Caesar Salad or one-half Lobster and Langostino Pizza paired with guests' choice of a side salad or cup of soup, giving guests a craveable weekday lunch option for $9.99*. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Actors Fund Opens Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 6, 2017

The Actors Fund and Mount Sinai opened a new health center for the performing arts and entertainment community in New York City on Thursday. Conveniently located at 729 7th Avenue In Times Square, The Samuel J. Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts will serve as the medical care provider that is solely focused on the particular health care needs of the entertainment and performing arts community. (more...)

WAR PAINT Producer David Stone Honored with 2017 Green Broadway Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The Broadway Green Alliance (BGA) has announced that David Stone is the recipient of the 2017 Green Broadway Award. The Green Broadway Award honors an individual, show or organization for outstanding achievement in making Broadway more environmentally friendly. The first Green Broadway Award was given to Jujamcyn Theaters in 2015. (more...)

UNDER THE STREETLAMP featuring Former Cast Members of "Jersey Boys" and Other Hit Broadway Musicals to Play The Ridgefield Playhouse on 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

 Under the Streetlamp is coming to The Ridgefield Playhouse for a live, one-night-only performance on Wednesday, May 17 at 8 p.m. as part of the Ridgefield Magazine Broadway and Cabaret Series partially underwritten by Adam Broderick Salon and Spa.  Featuring former leading cast members of hit Broadway musicals including "JERSEY BOYS," Under the Streetlamp is a concert celebration of classic hits of the American Radio Songbook from the 1950s-1970s. Their shows feature tight harmonies and slick dance moves that take audiences back to an era of sharkskin suits, flashy cars and martini shakers. Also part of the Pepsi Rock Series powered by Xfinity, the show is a flashback to a time when, on hot summer nights, people would gather under a streetlamp to sing their favorite rock and roll songs.  Media sponsor for the event is CPBN Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 26, 2017
by - Mar 26, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 25, 2017
by - Mar 25, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/25/2017
by - Mar 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/25/2017. (more...)

Curator and On-Air Personality Savona Bailey-McClain Partners with Airbnb for Harlem Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Airbnb wants visitors to have immersive experiences when they stay in New York City, and Harlem is their No. 1 neighborhood for Airbnb guests. (more...)

SCHNIPPERS for Fast-Casual Goodness
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 24, 2017

Stop by Schnippers for lunch, dinner, or an anytime snack. It's the spot in New York City where you can have delicious and wholesome fast-casual food with appealing choices for all tastes and dietary preferences. (more...)

Join Van Wezel Center at UNDER THE STREETLAMP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Under the Streetlamp featuring former leading cast members of hit Broadway musicals including Jersey Boys,comes to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Tuesday, April 18 at 8PM. Under the Streetlamp is a celebration of classic hits from the American Radio Songbook covering the 1950s through the 1970s. The show features tight harmonies and slick dance moves that take audiences back to an era of sharkskin suits, flashy cars and martini shakers. A flashback to a time when, on hot summer nights, people would gather under a streetlamp to sing their favorite rock and roll songs. (more...)

THE GREEN ROOM 42 in Times Square for Music, Meals, and More
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 23, 2017

If you haven't been to The Green Room 42 yet, plan your visit now. Located in the heart of the theatre district at YOTEL, they offer a fantastic menu in a club setting with outstanding musical entertainment. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 22, 2017
by - Mar 22, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Off-Broadway's THE FANTASTICKS to Close this June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

 Producers of Off-Broadway's THE FANTASTICKS have announced that the long runningmusical will close on June 4, 2017   - in its the 57th year. The production originally opened in 1960. (more...)

Tony Nominee Martha Plimpton Will Be Feted at PFLAG's 2017 Straight for Equality Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

PFLAG National - the nation's largest organization uniting families, allies, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) - today announced it will honor Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Martha Plimpton with the Straight for Equality in Entertainment award at the Ninth Annual Straight for Equality Awards Gala on Monday, March 27, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis New York In Times Square. (more...)

Gender-Reversed Presidential Debates to Hit the Stage in HER OPPONENT Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Prismal Productions has announced that HER OPPONENT, a dynamic new event that re-stages verbatim excerpts from three of 2016's deeply contentious presidential debates (replicating the actual text, gestures, and movements of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump with gender-reversed casting) is headed Off Broadway, for an open ended run in the Jerry Orbach Theatre at The Theater Center, 1627 Broadway, In Times Square. (more...)

All TKTS Booths Open Today; Discounts Up to 50% Off!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Theatre Development Fund (TDF), the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts, announces that all of its TKTS Discount Ticket Booths will be open and maintain their regular hours throughout today's storm. (more...)

UNDER THE STREETLAMP to Feature Original Cast Members of JERSEY BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Under The Streetlamp is coming to the Warner Theatre for a live, one-night only performance on Friday, March 24 at 8:00 pm.  Featuring former leading cast members of hit Broadway musicals including "Jersey Boys," Under The Streetlamp is a concert celebration of classic hits of the American Radio Songbook from the 1950s-1970s. (more...)

BWW Interview: Sas Goldberg's Kiki Is Her Own SIGNIFICANT OTHER
by Naomi Serviss - Mar 12, 2017

What happens to a gay man looking for Mr. Right when his three best girlfriends marry off? (more...)

Lakewood Theatre Company presents the Musical SEESAW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

The Lost Treasures Collection, a series of rarely performed musical gems, is back for a seventh season at Lakewood Theatre Company. This year three musicals featuring the theme 'New York, New York' will be presented in a concert/cabaret style. The second offering of the series, Seesaw, will have only three performances: Friday, February 17 at 7:00 PM and Saturday, February 18 at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM. (more...)

Urban Movie Channel's February Slate Features Exclusive Streaming Premieres
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

A celebration of black history and romance, Urban Movie Channel (UMC) presents two new exclusive streaming premieres fitting for both Black History Month and Valentine's Day. (more...)

An Apple a Day! The Actors Fund and Mount Sinai Doctors to Open New Performing Arts Health Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

The Actors Fund and Mount Sinai Doctors announced plans today to open a new health center for the performing arts and entertainment community in New York City. Scheduled to open in March 2017 at The Actors Fund's headquarters, conveniently located at 729 Seventh Avenue between 48th and 49th Street In Times Square, The Samuel J. Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts will serve as the medical care provider that is solely focused on the particular health care needs of the entertainment and performing arts community. (more...)

Lee Cortopassi's THE BIG to Play The Sedgwick Theater This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

New York actor and Quintessence Theatre Group ensemble member Lee Cortopassi has announced a limited three-show run of THE BIG, a satirical riff on film noir for the stage at The Sedgwick Theater, after a successful stand-alone production in New York City. (more...)

Time Square Arts Presents WE WERE STRANGERS ONCE TOO Immigration Heart
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

Times Square Arts has announced that The Office for Creative Research is the winner of this year's annual Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition, curated by the Urban Design Forum. Over the last nine years, the Times Square Alliance has invited architecture and design firms to submit proposals for a romantic public art installation celebrating Valentine's Day In Times Square. (more...)

BUFFALO WILD WINGS Times Square for Super Bowl LI Viewing Party
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

For anyone not going to The Big Game in Houston, Texas, Buffalo Wild Wings® in the heart of Times Square is bringing the excitement and stadium feel of Super Bowl LI to New York City. (more...)

Sky Katz Teams Up with Heavy Metal Band 'Unlocking the Truth'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

When it comes to crossing genre lines from hard rock and heavy metal to rap and hip-hop, plenty of bands have made successful crossover hits from Jay Z and Linkin Park to Public enemy and Anthrax. (more...)

Lincoln Center's Pop-Up TKTS Booth Will Officially Remain For Good
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and Theatre Development Fund (TDF) just announced that the pop-up TKTS residency at the David Rubenstein Atrium's Zucker Box Office (located on Broadway between 62nd and 63rd Streets), that originally opened on August 2, 2016, for a limited time, has officially become TDF's fourth, and only indoor, TKTS Discount Booth in New York City. For the past six months, Lincoln Center's partnership with TDF, the nonprofit service organization for the performing arts that operates the TKTS Discount Booths, has provided New Yorkers and visitors the opportunity to purchase discount tickets and to access the wonderful range of performing arts available in New York. Response has been so positive that TKTS will stay in the David Rubenstein Atrium. In addition to same-day performance of up to 50% off for Broadway and Off Broadway shows, this TKTS Booth will also feature discounts to Lincoln Center performances. (more...)

The Container Globe Presents 'Never Mind The Bollocks' at ORA Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

International design and architecture firm Perkins Eastman, along with The Container Globe, ARUP, M.Ludvik & Co., and ORA Gallery, are pleased to announce the forthcoming exhibition “Never Mind the Bollocks: Here's The Container Globe,” on view at ORA Gallery in NYC from February 2 - 28, 2017. The show's opening reception will take place on Thursday, February 2, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM. The event is free and open to the public. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief January 24th, 2017: Top Stories You Might Have Missed and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 24, 2017

Today's big news: RING TWICE FOR MIRANDA begins previews Off-Broadway, and HELLO, JERRY! celebrates Jerry Herman at York Theatre Company! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 1/17/2017 - 1/24/2017
by - Jan 24, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 1/17/2017 - 1/24/2017. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 1/17/2017 - 1/24/2017
by - Jan 24, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 1/17/2017 - 1/24/2017. (more...)

Raise a Glass! 'THE IMBIBLE' Will Pour Into New World Stages Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Broadway Theatre Studios has announced that the smash hit musical comedy THE IMBIBLE: A SPIRITED HISTORY OF DRINKING has moved uptown for an open-ended run at New World Stages and will, at long last, celebrate an official opening night on Friday, February 17. (more...)

MATILDA THE MUSICAL's 'Revolting Children' Will Arrive at The Fox Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta has announced that TIME Magazine's #1 Show of the Year, MATILDA THE MUSICAL, will come to Atlanta as part of the 2016/2017 season. Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Dodgers, the first national tour of MATILDA THE MUSICAL will play at the Fox Theatre April 18 - 23. (more...)

Love All Around! Renew Your Vows on Valentine's Day in Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

On Valentine's Day, the Times Square Alliance will host a celebration of love and romance during a large vow renewal ceremony on the iconic Red Steps at Duffy Square (46th and Broadway) In Times Square on Tuesday, February 14th, at 6:00 PM. The ceremony is free and open to people of all ages, genders, religions, races and backgrounds. (more...)

Check Out Quotables from TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 1/10 - 1/13
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Below, check out quotables from 'THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON from January 10 - January 13. (more...)

Over 500 Organizations Join THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT; Broadway Stars Will Gather in Times Square!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

As previously announced, at 5:30pm on January 19, 2017, at sunset the eve of the Inauguration, more than 500 theaters, ensembles and companies, high school and university theater programs will gather across the country to light a light and make a pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for everyone - regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. (more...)

Photo Flash: Nuance Theatre Company's HAMLET Featured on GINGER NEW YORK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Nu•ance Theatre Company's production of Hamlet, directed by John DeSotelle is being seen by a vast audience these days thanks to its extensive video and television coverage. Ginger Broderick hosted a special episode of her television show, Ginger New York, featuring director, John DeSotelle, and members of the cast including Jack Wink, making his New York debut as Prince Hamlet. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Kate Mulgrew of ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK and Stella Adler Studio Participate in Ghostlight Project for Inclusion
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

On January 19, Tom Oppenheim, Artistic Director of The Stella Adler Studio of Acting, along with students of the Studio and actress Kate Mulgrew, participated in the first event of The Ghostlight Project, an initiative launched by members of the theater community to create a "light" in dark times. (more...)

Love Is In The Air In Times Square On Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

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Photo Coverage: Mel B Graces Time Square in New CHICAGO Billboard
by Walter McBride - Feb 3, 2017

Mel B has graced Times Square in a brand new billboard for CHICAGO! She will continue to spice up Broadway through February 19 at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC).  (more...)

The Actors Fund and Mount Sinai Doctors Announce Plans for a New Health Center for Theatre Folk
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The Actors Fund and Mount Sinai Doctors announced plans today to open a new health center for the performing arts and entertainment community in New York City. (more...)

Times Square Presents MATTEO ZAMAGNI'S NATURE ABSTRACTION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

 In partnership with Moving Image Art Fair & Gazelli Art House, Times Square Arts presents artist Matteo Zamagni's virtual reality film Nature Abstraction on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in March. (more...)

PERFECT CRIME Will Become First Play in NYC to Hit 30-Year Milestone
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The long-running Off-Broadway show PERFECT CRIME will make history on Tuesday, April 18th becoming the first play in New York City to ever reach a milestone 30th Anniversary. (more...)

Pop-Tarts' Caf' Pops Up In Times Square With A Spin On New York Dishes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Pop-Tarts is taking tastes way beyond the toaster, with sweet twists on classic New York dishes and young adult favorites like pizza, cheesecake and burritos. For a limited time, fans can experience the popular toaster pastries in these totally unexpected ways when Kellogg's NYC restaurant In Times Square is transformed into Pop-Tarts Caf from February 21 through February 26. (more...)

Photo Flash: MATILDA THE MUSICAL is Coming to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

TIME Magazine's #1 Show of the Year, MATILDA THE MUSICAL, opens at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts April 25 for a limited two week run through May 7, 2017. Tickets to MATILDA THE MUSICAL will go on sale Friday, February 24, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

THEATRE ROCK LIVE Returns to NYC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Chronicling the history of rock musicals starting with Hair in 1969, TR honors Pippin, Rocky Horror, The Who's Tommy, Chess, Jesus Christ Superstar, Rent, Godspell, Aida, Wicked, Next To Normal, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Spring Awakening, Jersey Boys, Rock of Ages and many many more. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara, Jonas Kaufmann, Joyce DiDonato Will Highlight Met Opera's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Metropolitan Opera's 2017-18 season will feature 220 performances of 26 works, including two Met premieres, one co-commissioned by the company and one an older masterpiece having its first Met performances; a variety of repertory favorites, three in new productions; and performances of Verdi's towering concert work for soloists, orchestra, and chorus, the Requiem. Of note, Broadway star Kelli O'Hara is set to return to the Met in Così fan tutte this season. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 14th, 2017 - SIGNIFICANT OTHER, SWEENEY TODD and More on Valentine's Day!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 14, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: SIGNIFICANT OTHER hits Broadway, while SWEENEY TODD and 'JOAN OF ARC' start tonight Off-Broadway! (more...)

Russell Simmons Invites New Yorkers Of All Backgrounds To Stand In Solidarity With American Muslims In Times Square On February 19 To Declare 'Today, I Am A Muslim Too'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

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Russell Simmons Invites New Yorkers Of All Backgrounds To Stand In Solidarity With American Muslims In Times Square, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

New Yorkers of all faiths and ethnic backgrounds are being asked to gather on Sunday, February 19th, from 12:00 to 4:00 pm in New York's Times Square, (at the corner of 48thStreet & Broadway, Manhattan) and join hip-hop pioneer Russell Simmons and prominent religious leaders to declare their solidarity with American Muslims who have recently been impacted by discriminatory rhetoric and a travel ban by the Trump Administration. (more...)

Mayor's Office of Media and BuzzFeed Launch ONE BOOK, ONE NEW YORK Community Reading Program
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Today, Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin announced “One Book, One New York,” an exciting citywide initiative that will bring book-loving New Yorkers together to read the same book at the same time. With quintessential New York flair, the program will feature five celebrity advocates – Bebe Neuwirth (Madame Secretary), William H. Macy (Shameless), Giancarlo Esposito (The Get Down), Larry Wilmore (Comedian), and Danielle Brooks (Orange is the New Black) – each urging New Yorkers to vote for their choice. This evening, BuzzFeed and the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment will host a book party for the launch of One Book, One New York in celebration of the five finalists and New York City's hometown book publishing industry. A city-wide public awareness campaign on subways, buses and LinkNYC also launches today advising New Yorkers of the program's launch and encouraging them to vote on the final selection. Videos produced in partnership with BuzzFeed featuring testimonials by the One Book celebrity advocates will be posted online and disseminated widely during the voting process. (more...)

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