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Broadway Theatre (New York, NY)
1681 Broadway at 53rd

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Based on the play by Jean-Paul Sartre


Based on the play by Alexandre Dumas

Edmund Kean, the renowned 19th century Shakespearean actor, strives for recognition as a human being rather than as a famous actor.


Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, May 9, 2016
by - May 9, 2016

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BWW Preview: American Heart Association's 20th Annual HEART OF THE HAMPTONS BALL
by Marina Kennedy - May 9, 2016

On Wednesday May 3rd, The American Heart Association's 20th Annual Heart of the Hamptons Ball began celebrations with a kick-off party in New York City. The gala will take place on June 25th at the Hayground School in Bridgehampton. (more...)

Enoteca Ursino Restaurant to Open at Kean University on 5/25
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2016

The Terra Momo Restaurant Group, known for its "taste of place" culinary philosophy, will open its fourth New Jersey restaurant in Kean University's STEM building on Morris Avenue on May 25, 2016. Enoteca Ursino at Kean University will offer a farm-to-table, Italian-inspired menu in a welcoming, energetic atmosphere, featuring a variety of local sources and organic produce grown at the adjacent Liberty Hall Farm at Kean University. (more...)

Palisades Virtuosi Presents Like a Diamond in the Sky Concert on 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2016

The Palisades Virtuosi flute, clarinet and piano trio presents Like a Diamond in the Sky, the final concert of their 2015-2016 season on Friday, June 10 @ 8:00 PM at the George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation in the Fair Lawn Community Center, 10-10 20th Street in Fair Lawn, New Jersey. Pre-concert talk at 7:15 PM. (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, May 23, 2016
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WATER BY THE SPOONFUL and More Set for Premiere Stages' 2016 Season at Kean University
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

?Premiere Stages will celebrate its 12th year as the professional theatre in residence at Kean University with an intriguing season of plays, all presented professionally for the first time in the Garden State, featuring innovative new alliances and exciting community-based partnerships. (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, May 2, 2016
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STAGE TUBE: Actors Say Their Favorite Lines from THE DARK AGES: OTHO THE GREAT
by Stage Tube - May 18, 2016

In the video below, actors from the upcoming production - Nick Bryant (Ludolph), Ross Magyar (Sigifred), Morgan Alyse Burkey (Erminia), Johnny Garcia (Gonfred), Luke Van Marter (Gersa), Gary Grenholm (Ethelbert) and Douglas Bryan Bean (Otho) - share their favorite lines from the play! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Frank Farrell's THE DARK AGES: OTHO THE GREAT
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Frank Farrell presents his adaptation of John Keats's only full-length play, retitled THE DARK AGES: OTHO THE GREAT, based on the life of Otto I, German king in 936 CE and Holy Roman Emperor from 962 until his death in 973. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, May 16, 2016
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Gryphon House Releases CONNECTING RIGHT FROM THE START
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

Teaching dual language learners (DLLs) is a growing demand among early childhood educators who need to learn practical, proven strategies to reach these students. Grounded in research and strengthened by the author's personal experience as a student learning English, Connecting Right from the Start: Fostering Effective Communication with Dual Language Learners helps teachers understand the culturally and linguistically diverse children in their classrooms, as well as those with disabilities. (more...)

freeFall Sets 2016-17 Season: ASSASSINS, END OF THE RAINBOW & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

From the first black actor to play Othello on the London stage to an icon of fantasy inspired by a family friend of the author who wouldn't grow up, our 2016/2017 season is peopled by history makers. Some you already know, some you think you know, and a few you've probably never met. A few happened upon notoriety by chance, others fought unbelievable odds to leave their mark on the world, and some committed unspeakable acts to be remembered. Take a seat, and experience everything on offer at Tampa Bay's most award-winning professional theatre. (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, March 28, 2016
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Pinter's BETRAYAL, NOT ABOUT NIGHTINGALES & More Set for Raven Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

For its 2016-17 season, the 33-year-old Raven Theatre Company will again bring new plays and playwrights to Chicago audiences along with revivals of classic and lesser-known works by masters of modern drama. Michael Menendian, producing artistic director, today announced a lineup that includes the early Tennessee Williams play Not About Nightingales and Pinter'sBetrayal as well as the Midwest premieres of Richard Greenberg's recent Broadway hit The Assembled Parties and Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti, one of the U.K.'s most acclaimed new playwrights, and the world premiere of Sycamore - a drama of contemporary family life set in the Midwest by New York-based playwright Sarah Sander. (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, March 21, 2016
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Independent Theatre to Produce Young New HAMLET This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2016

In 1999, Independent Theatre produced HAMLET with the talented Nick Opolski as a brilliant central character. Fifteen years on, director Rob Croser is revisiting this most famous of plays - this time with a very young Hamlet. (more...)

Freeholder Board's UCACT Program Supports New Musical WENDY'S SHADOW in Rahway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to support Mystic Vision Players, a nonprofit community theatre organization based in Linden, in the world premiere of Wendy's Shadow at UCPAC's Hamilton Stage in Rahway next week, March 24-26. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Invites Guests Into 'Theatre Factory' for 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey 2016 Annual Gala invites guests "behind-the-scenes," into the Theatre's renovated "theatre factory" on Saturday, April 9, 2016 for an evening of festivities that includes an alluring array of unique silent auction items, delicious food and libations, a star-studded cabaret, and major recognition of Bank of America's exemplary support over the years.  (more...)

Junction Theatre to Present West Coast Premiere of RED VELVET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

The Junction Theatre will present the West Coast Premiere of RED VELVET, a critically acclaimed play written by Lolita Chakrabarti, directed by Benjamin Pohlmeier, to be presented at Atwater Playhouse, 3191 Castitas Avenue, #100, Los Angeles, CA 90039, on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and Sundays at 5:00 p.m., March 26 - April 30, 2016. Tickets can be purchased by calling Brown Paper Tickets 24/7 at 1-800-838-3006, or online at http://redvelvet.brownpapertickets.com. General Admission is $25 per person; Students, Seniors and Veterans are $20 per person; and Groups of 10 or more $15 per person. To learn more, please visit www.thejunctiontheatre.org and http://atwaterplayhouse.com/ (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, March 14, 2016
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Full Cast, Dates, Events Set for David Tennant-Led 'KING AND COUNTRY' at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

In a major theatrical event marking the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, BAM, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and The Ohio State University present the US Premiere of Shakespeare's History plays in KING AND COUNTRY: SHAKESPEARE'S GREAT CYCLE OF KINGS. Following performances at the Barbican, and in China in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong, the plays are directed by RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran and performed in repertory at the BAM Harvey Theater from Mar 24 through May 1, 2016. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com for 1/24/2016 - 1/31/2016
by BWW - Jan 31, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 1/24/2016 - 1/31/2016. (more...)

Kean University to Commemorate 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's Death with JULIUS CAESAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Kean University's Department of Theatre will commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death with an innovative production of JULIUS CAESAR. D (more...)

'Glacial Dimensions: Art and the Global Ice Melt' Now on Display at Kean University
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

A new exhibition at Kean University explores the effects of climate change through art. Glacial Dimensions: Art and the Global Ice Melt, opening Monday, Feb. 1 at the Karl and Helen Burger Gallery, features a first-time collaboration between Philadelphia artists Diane Burko and Paula Winokur, both of whom have traveled the world with scientists monitoring the shrinking ice. Burko's large-scale photographs and Winokur's white porcelain sculpture bring those arctic experiences indoors, juxtaposing nature's beauty with its loss. (more...)

BWW Review: A Stunning RED VELVET at Gamut Theatre
by Marakay Rogers - Feb 6, 2016

Clark Nicholson directs a visually stunning, perfectly cast production of Lolita Chakrabarti's play about the first great black Shakespearian actor (more...)

It's March Madness at Liberty Hall Museum
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University is getting ready for spring with a great line-up of special events this March!  Reservations are required for all events and tickets can now be purchased on Liberty Hall Museum's website -- a brand new feature. (more...)

BWW Review: RED VELVET, Garrick Theatre, February 2 2016
by Gary Naylor - Feb 4, 2016

Gary Naylor sees the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's production of Red Velvet raise questions about ethnicity and art that resonate through the generations. (more...)

George Street Playhouse to Honor The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

? New Brunswick's George Street Playhouse celebrates the end of another successful season on Sunday, May 22, with its Annual Gala Benefit.  As part of the celebration, the Thomas H. Kean Arts Advocacy Award will be conferred upon The Actors Fund and its President and Chief Executive Officer, Joseph P. Benincasa, by the former Governor himself.  The inaugural award was given to Governor Kean in 1990 and was named in his honor to pay tribute to an individual, corporation or foundation whose dedication to the arts enhances the cultural life of the citizens of New Jersey. (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM - *Winter Premiere* on FOX - Monday, February 29, 2016
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Pushcart Players to Present PETER AND THE WOLF
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's renowned touring theatre for young audiences presents "Peter and the Wolf" on Saturday, March 5 at 11:00 a.m. at Point Pleasant Borough Branch, Ocean County Library and on Tuesday, March 8 at 6:00 pm at Vineland Public Library. The performances are presented free to the public as part of the NJ Theatre Alliance's 19th Annual Stages Festival. (more...)

Premiere Stages at Kean University to Host Free Public Readings of 2016 Play Festival Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

?Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, has announced its four finalists for the 2016 Premiere Stages Play Festival, and will offer free public readings of the plays by professional actors during its 12th Annual Spring Readings Series. The readings will take place Thursday, March 10 through Saturday, March 12 at 7:00 pm and Sunday, March 13 at 3:00 pm in the Murphy Dunn Theatre, located in Vaughn Eames Hall on Kean's central campus (1000 Morris Avenue, Union, N.J.). (more...)

Photo Flash: Ebony Jo-Ann Reprises Nuttin' But the Blues and Celebrates Debut CD at Sugar Bar This April
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2016

Ebony Jo-Ann, a 'Blackgold' acclaimed Blues vocalist, multiple award winning Broadway, Film and television actress and social activist, is in residence during the month of April at Ashford & Simpson's Sugar Bar, 254 W. 72nd St. in New York, for the first time since 2011, to reprise Nuttin' But the Blues, the Sugar Bar's weekly Blues series, which she co-created with the late Nick Ashford. (more...)

Alan Menken, Robert De Niro & More to be Honored at Paper Mill Playhouse's Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse is hosting its largest fundraising event of the year, the Paper Mill Playhouse Gala on Friday, May 6, at the renowned Hilton Short Hills. The reception and silent auction begin at 6:00pm followed by dinner and dancing featuring The Eddie Bruce Band.  (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, April 4, 2016
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'FOR ALL THE WORLD TO SEE' Civil Rights Exhibition to Open This Week at Kean University
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights, a nationally touring exhibition from NEH on the Road, opens April 6 at Kean University's Human Rights Institute Gallery. (more...)

Pushcart Players to Bring PETER AND THE WOLF to Landmark on Main Street
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's renowned touring theatre for young audiences performs their beloved 'Peter and the Wolf' on Saturday, May 5 at 3:00 p.m. at Landmark on Main Street - Jeanne Rimsky Theatre in Port Washington NY. (more...)

Sellersville Theater to Stage STONE SOUP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Sellersville Theater 1894 in Sellersville PA will present Pushcart Players in 'Stone Soup and other Stories' on from Tuesday, May 3 through Friday, May 6, 2016 at 10:00 am. Pushcart is the Emmy-nominated educational theater for young audiences, now in its 43rd year of bringing something special to schools and theaters nationwide. The Sellersville Theater, connected to the Sellersville Hotel and Restaurant, is an historic, intimate performing arts venue for live music, comedy shows and family entertainment by local and national acts. (more...)

Director Sam Mendes to Head 73rd Venice International Film Festival Jury
by Movies News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

British director Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Road to Perdition, Skyfall, Spectre) will be the president of the International Jury of the Competition at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival (more...)

Photo Flash: Friends of Mounts Botanical Garden Welcomes Hundreds of Supporters to Spring Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

The Friends of Mounts Botanical Garden today announced 260 supporters attended the annual Spring Benefit that was held on Sunday, April 10, at the Palm Beach home ofDr. Richard & Rita Lazzara. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, April 25, 2016
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BWW Interview: A SHINING Hour for Mark Campbell and the Art of Libretto-Writing
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 22, 2016

Do you remember that cataclysmal moment in the Stanley Kubrick film of Stephen King's “The Shining,” when Jack Nicholson axes his way through the bathroom door and says, wild-eyed, “Here's Johnny!” Well, you won't find it in King's book--or in Mark Campbell's libretto for THE SHINING, the new opera written with composer Paul Moravec and directed by Eric Simonson, opening May 7 at the Minnesota Opera as part of its New Works Initiative. (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, April 18, 2016
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Kean University's Liberty Hall Throws Kentucky Derby-Themed Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Liberty Hall at Kean University invites guests to come eat southern fare and drink mint juleps while wearing their derby best at their exciting spring fundraiser on Saturday, May 7, featuring a Kentucky Derby theme. (more...)

US Premiere of Keats' THE DARK AGES: OTHO THE GREAT Opens 6/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2016

Frank Farrell presents his adaptation of John Keats's only full-length play, retitled The Dark Ages: Otho the Great, based on the life of Otto I, German king in 936 CE and Holy Roman Emperor from 962 until his death in 973. The production depicts the tragic fate of Otho's valiant but hotheaded son Ludolph, whose unfaithful lover and her scheming brother induce him to rebel against his father and persecute his innocent cousin. The show runs 2 ½ hours with one intermission. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 4/10/2016 - 4/17/2016
by BWW - Apr 17, 2016

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Ars Vitalis at Kean University to Present Carlos Franzetti in Concert, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2016

UNION, N.J. –– Ars Vitalis: The New Jersey New Music Forum at Kean University will bring Grammy Award-winning composer Carlos Franzetti to the Gene & Shelley Enlow Recital Hall on Thursday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will showcase the Cranford, NJ, resident's wide-ranging talent and will include an eclectic mix of chamber music, jazz and Latin crossover repertoire. (more...)

Ars Vitalis at Kean University to Welcome Grammy Award Winner Carlos Franzetti, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Ars Vitalis: The New Jersey New Music Forum at Kean University will bring Grammy Award-winning composer Carlos Franzetti to the Gene & Shelley Enlow Recital Hall on Thursday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will showcase the Cranford, NJ, resident's wide-ranging talent and will include an eclectic mix of chamber music, jazz and Latin crossover repertoire. (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse to Continue Season with West Coast Premiere of RED VELVET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

San Francisco Playhouse continues its thirteenth Mainstage season with the West Coast premiere of Lolita Chakrabarti's biographical play Red Velvet, directed by Margo Hall. (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, April 11, 2016
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STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Ebony Jo-Ann Celebrates New CD 'Please Save Your Love for Me' at Sugar Bar in April
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2016

Ebony Jo-Ann, a 'Blackgold' acclaimed Blues vocalist, multiple award winning Broadway, film and television actress, and social activist, is in residence during the month of April at Ashford & Simpson's Sugar Bar, 254 W. 72nd St. in New York, for the first time since 2011, to reprise Nuttin' But the Blues, the Sugar Bar's weekly Blues series, which she co-created with the late Nick Ashford. Check out a preview here! (more...)

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