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263 W. 86th St.

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An unsuccessful composer-lyricist team are kidnapped by the KGB and taken to the USSR to ghost-write communist propaganda musicals, where they are forced to choose between the fame they yearn for and the freedom they have lost.

Jill Abramovitz, Jeff Blumenkrantz and More Set for Prospect Theater's IGNITE Series This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

Prospect Theater Company kicks off its 2015/16 IGNITE Series at The Times Center (242 W 41st Street), with a concert of works by Fred Ebb Award Winners Jeff Blumenkrantz, Marcy Heisler & Zina Goldrich, Michael Kooman & Christopher Dimond, Peter Mills, and Sam Wilmott, on September 12 at 8pm. (more...)

BWW Review: THE EVER AFTER Illuminates at Simon Fraser University
by Matt Hanson - Sep 25, 2015

Looking back thirty years ago, the world appears to have been a very different place. Soviet Russia continued to perplex the foundations of western civilization from behind the Iron Curtain, and apartheid South Africa would not see a political resolution for another ten years. (more...)

Burning Coal to Present Three Aerial Theatre Workshops This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

Burning Coal Theatre Company will present three workshops in Aerial Theatre techniques taught by members of Only Child Aerial Theatre.  (more...)

Burning Coal Theatre Company & NC Museum of History to Host Marathon Shakespeare Readings
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

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Jill Abramovitz, Jeff Blumenkrantz and More Set for Prospect Theater's IGNITE Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2015

Prospect Theater Company kicks off its 2015/16 IGNITE Series at The Times Center (242 W 41st Street), with a concert of works by Fred Ebb Award Winners Jeff Blumenkrantz, Marcy Heisler & Zina Goldrich, Michael Kooman & Christopher Dimond, Peter Mills, and Sam Wilmott, tonight, September 12 at 8pm. (more...)

Prospect Theater Company to Present STAGE FRIGHT, 10/25-31 at West End Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

Just in time for Halloween, Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, presents STAGE FRIGHT, a collection of macabre mini-musicals, the culminating production of Prospect's 2015 Annual Music Theater Lab, from October 25-31 at the West End Theatre at the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew (263 West 86th Street). (more...)

Showtunes Theatre Company Welcomes New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

Seattle-based actor and director Matt Wolfe recently took the reigns as artistic director for SHOWTUNES Theatre Company. His first full day of work was Monday October 5, 2015 and he is knee-deep in preparations for the start of the expanded three-show 2015-2016 Season. On December 5th The Washingtonians will kick things off by performing Songs We Know; it will be their first concert after a 12-year hiatus and more than 65 chorus members are expected to participate. (more...)

First-Ever CD & Digital Release of Johnny Cash's 'Man In Black: Live in Denmark 1971' Out 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, announce the upcoming release of two essential live albums from the legendary Johnny Cash. (more...)

AJC Radio Features Vice President Joe Biden on 'Spotlight on Capitol Hill' Where AJC Radio Puts the Spotlight on Storied Careers as Well as Members of Congress
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

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PBS Announces DOWNTON ABBEY Premiere Date; Full Winter/Spring Programming
by TV News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

PBS' winter/spring primetime schedule offers a number of exciting new beginnings, awaited returns and a few goodbyes: most notably to one of television's most beloved dramas, “Downton Abbey” on MASTERPIECE (more...)

New Memoir, AN IRON CURTAIN BREAKAWAY, is Released
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

BLYTHEWOOD, S.C. - The United Nations estimates 7.6 million people have been internally displaced because of the Syrian War. Beyond these numbers are stories of men, women and children desperately seeking to escape the unfolding violence and devastation. (more...)

BANG ON A CAN: THE POWER OF PICTURES to Feature Robert Black and More at The Jewish Museum, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

On Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 7:30pm, Bang on a Can and the Jewish Museum will present Bang on a Can: The Power of Pictures, a concert celebrating composers who were isolated behind the Iron Curtain and had to develop their own unique ways of pushing musical boundaries. (more...)

Jason Gotay, Ashley Park & More to Star in Readings of New Musical MARCO POLO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

Prospect Theater Company (under the leadership of Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber), will be presenting a developmental reading of the new musical Marco Polo by Deborah Abramson (music) and Peter Mills (book and lyrics), on Monday, October 5. (more...)

BWW Review: A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED Leaving Miss Marple To Solve The Mystery
by Barry Lenny - Nov 7, 2015

Do your best to follow the clues, and discount the various false leads, as you try to work out 'whodunnit'. (more...)

Prospect Theater Debuts Carlo Gesualdo Musical DEATH FOR FIVE VOICES in Italy
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Prospect Theater Company is pleased to announce that founding artists Peter Mills and Cara Reichel will develop their original musical drama DEATH FOR FIVE VOICES, inspired by the life of Renaissance composer and murderer Carlo Gesualdo, in the town of Gesualdo, Italy from tonight, Nov. 6 - 18, 2015. (more...)

BANG ON A CAN: THE POWER OF PICTURES Features Robert Black and More at The Jewish Museum Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

Tonight, November 5, 2015 at 7:30pm, Bang on a Can and the Jewish Museum will present Bang on a Can: The Power of Pictures, a concert celebrating composers who were isolated behind the Iron Curtain and had to develop their own unique ways of pushing musical boundaries. (more...)

Prospect Theater's IGNITE Concert to Feature Cut Song From 'GENT'S GUIDE', New Track from TUCK EVERLASTING
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director and Melissa Huber, Managing Director) continues its 2015/16 IGNITE Series at The Times Center (242 W 41st Street), with a concert celebrating the works by Fred Ebb Award Winners John Bucchino, Doug Cohen, Robert L. Freedman & Steven Lutvak, Adam Gwon, Nathan Tysen & Chris Miller on November 21 at 8pm. (more...)

Jeffrey Gale Releases THE BALLAD OF EAST AND WEST
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

Jeffrey Gale, an Ordained Rabbi, husband, father, spiritual leader at the Hebrew Tabernacle in New York City, honored for his work on interfaith relations, honored by the council for American Islamic Relations, devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'The Ballad of East and West': a gripping and potent story about inner strength and moral determination during a turbulent period for Soviet Jews. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 13, 2015
by - Nov 13, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Lindsay Mendez, Jenni Barber and More to Salute Fred Ebb Award Winners at Prospect's IGNITE Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director and Melissa Huber, Managing Director) continues its 2015/16 IGNITE Series at The Times Center (242 W 41st Street), with a concert celebrating the works by Fred Ebb Award winners John Bucchino, Doug Cohen, Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak, Adam Gwon, Nathan Tysen and Chris Miller on November 21 at 8pm. (more...)

Scoop: DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW on THE CW - Thursday, June 16, 2016
by - May 27, 2016

Get all the scoop on DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, airing on THE CW on Thursday, June 16, 2016! (more...)

MADE IN AMERICA & More Among MGM's Latest Limited Edition Releases
by Movies News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Bring home the latest wave of classics from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment's Cinema Archives vault and MGM's Limited Edition Collection and rediscover classic film titles spanning 60 years from the 1930s to the 1990s. (more...)

Moscow Ballet's GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER Coming to Fox Theatre, 11/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Announcing tickets on sale Friday, April 1 for Moscow Ballet's celebrated Great Russian Nutcracker in St Louis at Fox Theatre Wednesday, November 30 at 7 p.m. Direct from Russia, the classic Great Russian Nutcracker will entertain the whole family this Christmas. (more...)

Moscow Ballet's GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER to Return to Casper This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Casper, WY -- Tickets will go on sale Friday, April 1 for Moscow Ballet's celebrated Great Russian Nutcracker in Casper at Casper Events Center on Wednesday, December 7 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Moscow Ballet Presents GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER, 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

Announcing tickets on sale Friday, April 1 for Moscow Ballet's celebrated Great Russian Nutcracker  at  Brooklyn's Kings Theatre Saturday December 3, 7:00pm only. Returning after the premiere performance at the Kings Theatre last year for a nearly sold-out audience, tickets will go on sale at 10:00am. Direct from Russia, the classic Great Russian Nutcracker will entertain the whole family this Christmas. Experience the exceptional dancing of a company of almost 40, a 60-foot growing Christmas tree, new and spectacular hand-made costumes by Resident Designer Arthur Oliver, and stunning sets hand-painted in Russia and designed by multi-Academy Award nominee Carl Sprague. Moscow Ballet consistently garners critical acclaim for performances in 100+ cities from New York to Los Angeles, and Miami to Calgary. The production is known for its dedication to world peace: naming Act II the “Land of Peace and Harmony;” featuring a rose shooting cannon, and a stunning 2-person “Dove of Peace” with a 20' wingspan. Tickets start at $30.00. Groups of 10 or more, with a special interactive program forGirl Scout troops, receive discounts and benefits via smi@nutcracker.com.  Seniors 65+, Military and MotorClub discounts are available at the theater box office with appropriate identification. For Platinum Experience featuring a Meet N Greet; Gold Circle Gift Package; and single tickets call Ticketmaster 800-745-3000 or go to www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets. (more...)

Fulton Theatre's FOOTLOOSE Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre presents the energetic Footloose: The Musical as its grand finale of the 2015/2016 season through July 17. The rousing and affecting production features a score that has transcended generations with Billboard-topping songs such as "Footloose," "Holding Out for a Hero," "Let's Hear It For The Boy," "Almost Paradise," and more!   (more...)

Prospect Theater Company's IGNITE Series to Feature VOTE FOR ME: A MUSICAL DEBATE, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director and Melissa Huber, Managing Director, in partnership with producer Alexander Baron, continues its 2016 IGNITE Series at The TimesCenter (242 W 41st Street), with a one-night concert of Vote For Me: A Musical Debate, by Drew Fornarola and Scott Elmegreen, authors of the recent Off-Broadway hit, Straight.  Vote For Me is an irreverent, 90-minute one-act musical that pits two fictional Presidential candidates against each other, singing their way through the three-ring circus of American politics and hot-button issues, with the outcome of the debate -- and finale of the show -- determined by audience vote.  The concert will take place on Saturday, June 25 at 8pm at The TimesCenter (242 West 41st Street, NYC). (more...)

Andrea McArdle & Sally Struthers Will Star in Ogunquit Playhouse's ANYTHING GOES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

The Ogunquit Playhouse sets sail with the delightful, Tony Award-winning Anything Goes June 15 to July 9. This splendid madcap musical comedy stars Broadway's Andrea McArdle as Reno Sweeney and features two-time Emmy Award winner Sally Struthers as Evangeline Harcourt. The pair are currently leading ANYTHING GOES at Gateway Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Prospect Theatre Company to Premiere ARCHETYPE: July 27-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, presentsARCHETYPE, a collection of six new mini-musicals, the culminating production of Prospect's 2016 Musical Theater Lab (the company's 10th lab production).  ARCHETYPE will play from July 27 - 31 at The Theater at the 14th Street Y (344 East 14th Street @ 1st Ave., NYC). (more...)

GI Film Festival San Diego Announces 2016 Line-up
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

GI Film Festival San Diego announces their schedule for their 2016 line-up. Events include screenings, panels, Family Movie Night, a Local Film Showcase, and an awards ceremony. The festival features a variety of films for, about, and by service men and women, bringing the stories of America's military to life through film. (more...)

N.C. Museum of History and Burning Coal Theatre to Present SHAKESPEARE MARATHON: 38 Plays in 5 Days
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

The N.C. Museum of History and Burning Coal Theatre Company will present the SHAKESPEARE MARATHON: 38 PLAYS IN 5 DAYS. (more...)

Scoop: DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW on THE CW - Monday, February 15, 2016
by - Jan 29, 2016

Get all the scoop on DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, airing on THE CW on Monday, February 15, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: DC LEGENDS OF TOMORROW on THE CW - Thursday, February 11, 2016
by - Jan 21, 2016

Get all the scoop on DC LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, airing on THE CW on Thursday, February 11, 2016! (more...)

Claybourne Elder, Julia Murney & More Set for Prospect Theater's GOOD TO GO SONGWRITER'S SHOWCASE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Prospect Theater Company  in partnership with The Good to Go Festival, led by Producing Artistic Director Judy Zocchi, continues its 2015/16 IGNITE Series at The TimesCenter (242 W 41st Street), Friday, March 4 at 8pm, with the Good to Go Songwriter's Showcase. This concert evening will celebrate new works-in-process created or co-created by women writers from around the country. (more...)

Amanda Green to Host GOOD TO GO SONGWRITER'S SHOWCASE This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Prospect Theater Company, in partnership with The Good to Go Festival, continues its 2015/16 IGNITE Series at The TimesCenter (242 W 41st Street), with the GOOD TO GO SONGWRITER'S SHOWCASE, a concert celebrating new works-in-process created or co-created by women writers from around the country. (more...)

Margo Seibert & Nathaniel Hackmann to Lead PRIDE & PREJUDICE in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Margo Seibert, Nathaniel Hackmann and more perform the songs from this new, sweeping musical adaptation of one of the world's most beloved novels, PRIDE & PREJUDICE, Wednesday, March 2nd  9:30 PM AT FEINSTEIN'S/,54 BELOW, BROADWAY'S SUPPER CLUB. (more...)

Gretchen Cryer, Melissa Errico & Orville Mendoza Set for Prospect Theater's EVERGREEN Holiday Concert, 12/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director and Melissa Huber, Managing Director, will present a concert staging of Evergreen, a family friendly musical for the holidays at The TimesCenter (242 W 41st Street), with performances Friday, December 18 at 7pm and Saturday, December 19 at 2pm and 6pm. (more...)

Harris Center to Present HAL HOLBROOK IN MARK TWAIN TONIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

It is, quite simply, one of the most acclaimed and enduring performances in the history of theater. Fifty years ago, a young actor took the stage in a tiny Off-Broadway theater and introduced the world to a man they would never forget. The actor was Hal Holbrook and the man was Mark Twain. Now Harris Center audiences will be able to experience this legendary performer for themselves. (more...)

Prospect Theater Company to Host IGNITE 2015-16 Concert Series at The Times Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Prospect Theater Company will present its IGNITE Series, a year-long line-up of concert events at The Times Center (242 W 41st Street), featuring today's new voices shaping the future of musical theater, from September through June.  (more...)

HONOR Musical, Based on AS YOU LIKE IT, to Play in Concert at Prospect Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, and the National Asian Artists Project (NAAP), under the leadership of Executive Artistic Director Baayork Lee and Co-Founder Steven Eng, have announced a concert performance of the new musical HONOR, with music and lyrics by Peter Mills, and book by Mills and Cara Reichel, adapted from William Shakespeare's As You Like It. (more...)

SKYLIGHT by David Hare Opens Burning Coal Theatre Company's 20th Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Burning Coal Theatre Company will open its 20th season in Raleigh, North Carolina with David Hare's Skylight, a love story about a brashly swaggering, politically conservative middle-aged businessman in the hotels and restaurants trade who stumbles back into the life of a progressive-minded, younger woman with whom he had a tempestuous affair years  before.  The play will run Thursdays through Saturdays, Oct. 6-9, 13-15 and 20-22, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, October 9, 16, and 23, 2016 at 2 p.m. Performances will take place at Burning Coal's Murphey School Auditorium, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC 27604. (more...)

HONOR Musical Adapted from Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT Coming Up at Prospect Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Coming up soon! Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, and the National Asian Artists Project (NAAP), under the leadership of Executive Artistic Director Baayork Lee and Co-Founder Steven Eng, will present a concert performance of the musical HONOR, with music and lyrics by Peter Mills, and book by Mills and Cara Reichel, adapted from William Shakespeare's As You Like It. (more...)

Broadway Veteran Lee Welling Releases New Book THE ACTOR?
by Molly Tracy - Aug 18, 2016

In his debut novel, The Actor?, author Lee Welling offers readers a captivating account of a washed-up former Broadway star's foray into espionage during the Cold War.  A rollicking, riveting tale of one performer's service to his county during one of the tensest periods in history, The Actor? is sure to keep readers on the edge of their seats.  (more...)

Lee Welling's Debut Novel THE ACTOR? Moves from Broadway to Espionage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

In his debut novel, The Actor?, author Lee Welling offers readers a captivating account of a washed-up former Broadway star's foray into espionage during the Cold War. (more...)

bergenPAC to Welcome Frankie Avalon, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

? Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Frankie Avalon - Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 8PM. Purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030.  (more...)

FANCY NANCY, THE MUSICAL to Return to the Chance This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Due to overwhelming demand, Chance Theater is delighted to present an encore presentation of Fancy Nancy, The Musical as part of its second Theater for Young Audiences Series. (more...)

Burning Coal to Host Staged Reading of Jason Odell Williams' CHURCH & STATE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Burning Coal Theatre Company will present a staged reading of Jason Odell Williams' new play CHURCH & STATE Wednesday, May 25th at 7 pm at the Murphey School auditorium, 224 Polk Street, Raleigh, NC.  The reading is free with a suggested $5 donation at the door. No reservations needed. For additional information, call 919.834.4001 or visit us at www.burningcoal.org. (more...)

Off-Broadway's PERFECT CRIME to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Performances Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

PERFECT CRIME, the Off-Broadway 'whodunit' that New York Magazine calls "a true New York murder mystery" and the New York Times calls "a crackling thriller" will start its milestone 30th year of performances on Monday, April 18th at 8PM - continuing on as the longest running play in the city's history. The smart, funny and fast-paced thriller at the Anne L. Bernstein Theater in The Theater Center in Times Square (1627 Broadway) will have played over 11,899 performances since it first opened in 1987. (more...)

Stew & Heidi Rodewald to Appear on Stage at The Public in Their New Musical THE TOTAL BENT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that Stew and Heidi Rodewald will perform live with the on-stage band for THE TOTAL BENT, playing the guitar and bass, respectively. With text by Stew and music by Stew and Heidi Rodewald, the team behind the Tony Award-wining musical Passing Strange, which premiered at The Public in 2003, this world premiere musical is directed by Joanna Settle. Performances begin Tuesday, May 10 and continue through Sunday, June 12, with an official press opening on Wednesday, May 25. (more...)

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