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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 8, 2017
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LETTICE AND LOVAGE to Open Westport Country Playhouse's 87th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

The Tony Award-nominated comedy, "Lettice and Lovage," will open Westport Country Playhouse's 87th Season, written by Peter Shaffer, author of "Amadeus," and directed by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director.  The play runs from May 30 through June 17.  (more...)

TWIN FLAME is An Authentic Story of Hope, Faith and Finding Eternal Love
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Finding true love is never easy. And for a man in his mid-60s, the quest can seem daunting. (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, May 22, 2017
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VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Mr. Freeze & More Villains in Next Episode of GOTHAM
by TV News Desk - May 2, 2017

The next episode of GOTHAM titled“The Primal Riddle” features a host of villains including Mr. Freeze, Firefly,  The Penguin, and The Riddler. The episode airs Monday, May 8th on FOX. Get a sneak peek below! (more...)

Broadway Stars Set for 'LOVE CURES' Benefit for Abused Children at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

On Monday, June 26th, international recording artist/Broadway performer Julie Budd and renowned Tony Award and Drama Desk Award winner Wayne Cilento, as well as a cast of Broadway performers and recording artists, including the Young People's Chorus of NYC, will join together for an evening of inspiration, illumination, healing and love, channeled through song, music and shared experiences to benefit the New York Center For Children for The Healing Of The Abused Child's Soul. (more...)

The Caribbean Nights Series Presents Prima Donna and the Irie Vybz Band
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Primadonna "THE LITTLE LADY WITH THE BIG VOICE" has been singing since the tender age of 13 when she was invited to sing in a concert by a former teacher/musician's band. She was voted as best female vocalist for three consecutive years at the Annual Music Awards in SVG. She is truly the "ORIGINAL FIRST LADY", being a very diverse and multitalented artist. (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, May 15, 2017
by TV Scoop - May 15, 2017

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NJSO & PSEG Foundation to Bring Chamber Concerts to Elizabeth
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra chamber ensembles are giving performances throughout the City of Elizabeth in a community concert series sponsored by the PSEG Foundation. Public concerts include Peter and the Wolf at Community Access Unlimited on Thursday, May 11, and a "Hispanic Roots" concert as part of the Snyder Academy of Elizabethtown's Cuban Voices event on Wednesday, June 7. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Chats about WOMAN OF THE YEAR and KEAN
by Behind the Curtain - May 10, 2017

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all things show business. This Week: The schizophrenia of the 1970s, Mrs. Garrett slays Kander & Ebb, Bacall belts her face, why Lee Roy Reams is the best bartender, and Wright & Forrest start anew. (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, May 1, 2017
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HEDWIG Creator's New Show THIS AIN'T NO DISCO to Bring Drifters & Dreamers to Atlantic Theater Company's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2017-18 season productions and one Atlantic for Kids production. (more...)

Pushcart Players presents PETER AND THE WOLF at Premiere Stages
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's renowned touring theatre for young audiences will perform their beloved musical production, "Peter and the Wolf" at various locations this month throughout New Jersey as part of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance's 20th Annual Stages Festival. Every March, The Stages Festival offers free and discounted performances, workshops, play readings, and behind-the-scenes events for all ages. Events are presented by professional Equity theatres; some take place at their theatres, and some take place in libraries, community centers, performing arts houses, senior centers and more. (more...)

Badalamente, Kean and Lyons to Receive NAB Technology Awards at 2017 NAB Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

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MAME Adds Performance at Riverside Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Due to popular demand, a performance has been added to the regularly scheduled run of Mame. The added performance will take place on Sunday, March 19 at 7:30pm, making week two of the run a 9-performance week. Mame runs from March 7 -26, 2017 at Riverside Theatre. (more...)

HAMILTON, Vintage Fashion and Dr. Seuss Events Set for March at Liberty Hall Museum
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

Liberty Hall Museum has a great lineup of special events for everyone in the family to enjoy this March as we usher in spring. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Albert Jones and More in RED VELVET, Helmed by Stafford Arima at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

In-demand director Stafford Arima (Broadway's Allegiance, Off Broadway's Altar Boyz, West End's Ragtime) returns to the Globe, following Allegiance and Ace, to helm the award-winning drama, which runs now through April 30, 2017 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage of the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is tonight, March 30, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

InfoComm 2017's New TIDE Conference to Feature Thought Leaders From Local Projects, TAIT, Hamilton, NASA and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

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Cast and Creative Team Announced for RED VELVET at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

???????The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti. In-demand director Stafford Arima (Broadway's Allegiance, Off Broadway's Altar Boyz, West End's Ragtime) returns to the Globe, following Allegiance and Ace, to helm the award-winning drama, which runs March 25 - April 30, 2017. (more...)

Tim Daly, Joe DiPietro, Nancy Opel, Mary Beth Peil and More Slated for George Street Playhouse's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

George Street Playhouse has announced an initial roster of Broadway, film and television stars expected to appear at its Annual Gala Benefit on Sunday, April 2, 2017, 5 p.m., at The Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick. (more...)

National Historic Landmark, Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University, Reopens for Tours and Events on Tuesday, 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University, a national historic landmark, reopens for public tours on Tuesday, April 4. An exciting season of events begins with a new exhibition, Brothers in Arms: Memories of the Great War, which looks at the service of Captain John Kean and his brother Congressman Robert W. Kean duri World War I. (more...)

Pushcart Players presents PETER AND THE WOLF at Union County PAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's renowned touring theatre for young audiences will perform their beloved musical production, "Peter and the Wolf" at Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway, NJ on Saturday, April 8 at 11:00 am. In their 43rd Season of touring theater for young audiences -- bringing performances to schools, theaters, production venues, and community centers throughout the United States -- Pushcart continues their residency in the beautifully appointed historic theater in Rahway. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for Defibrillator's Major New Revival of A LIE OF THE MIND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

With their critically acclaimed production of Stephen Karam's Speech & Debate running at the Trafalgar Studios, Defibrillator Artistic Director James Hillier today announces the full casting for their production of Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind. (more...)

Russian Crime Novelist and Political Dissident Boris Akunin to Take on HAMLET Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The best-selling Russian crime fiction writer Boris Akunin's new stage adaptation of Shakespeare's HAMLET will debut this spring Off-Broadway when Red Lab Productions and Roust Theatre Company present HAMLET. A VERSION, with previews beginning April 21, prior to the official press opening on April 25 at The Theater at St. Clement's (423 W. 46 St.) in New York City. HAMLET. A VERSION is directed by Irina Gachechiladze. The production features original music by Georgian composer Giya Kancheli. (more...)

Billy Porter Assembles the Cream of the Crop for THE SOUL OF RICHARD RODGERS Album
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Tony and Grammy Award-Winner Billy Porter's new studio album, Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers, will be released April 14, 2017 and will be available for pre-order tomorrow (Friday, March 3), it was announced today by Bee & El and Sony Masterworks Broadway. (more...)

Albert Jones to Lead RED VELVET at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti. (more...)

Northfield Bank Funds Two Playwriting Residences
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, recently completed two playwriting residencies in the Rahway School District, graciously funded by The Northfield Bank Foundation. (more...)

The Northfield Bank Foundation Funds Two Playwriting Residencies in Rahway School District
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, recently completed two playwriting residencies in the Rahway School District, graciously funded by The Northfield Bank Foundation. Over the course of seven weeks, students in Ms. Kristyn Suckow's 7th Grade English & Language Arts class at Rahway Academy and Ms. Jennifer Cirillo's 6th Grade Language Arts & Social Studies class at Roosevelt Elementary School learned the basics of playwriting and collaborated to write original short plays for the stage. Both residencies culminated in schoolwide assemblies of the student-written work performed by professional actors. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of RED VELVET at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The Old Globe presents Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti. In-demand director Stafford Arima (Broadway's Allegiance, Off Broadway's Altar Boyz, West End's Ragtime) returns to the Globe, following Allegiance and Ace, to helm the award-winning drama, which runs March 25 - April 30, 2017 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage of the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Thursday, March 30 at 8:00 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast and creative team below! (more...)

Premiere Stages at Kean University to Stage Free Public Readings of 2017 Play Festival Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

???????Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, has announced its four finalists for the 2017 Premiere Stages Play Festival, and will offer free public readings of the plays by professional actors during its 13th Annual Spring Readings Series. (more...)

freeFall Theatre Company presents Florida Regional Premiere of RED VELVET
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2017

freeFall Theatre Company presents the Florida regional premiere of RED VELVET by Lolita Chakrabarti. RED VELVET plays freeFall February 25 through March 26. Jose Rufino (freeFall's RIP.TIED and MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM) returns to St. Petersburg as Ira Aldridge. The play also features Joe Lauck (freeFall's hit premiere THE BUFFALO KINGS), Britta Ollmann, Megan Therese Rippey, Edward French, Douglas Hall, Amy Dawn Rufino and Matt Lunsford. (more...)

HAMILTON, Vintage Fashion and Dr. Seuss Events Set for March at Liberty Hall Museum
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Liberty Hall Museum has a great lineup of special events for everyone in the family to enjoy this March as we usher in spring. (more...)

Gender, Race, and Society Take Center Stage in Theater at Monmouth's 2017 Power, Passion, and Privilege Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

 This summer, Theater at Monmouth encourages you to "Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none" (All's Well That Ends Well). The plays of Season 48 explore the role of power, passion, and privilege in families, friendships, society, and politics. Through classic Shakespearean thrillers, contemporary romances, and fantastical flights of fantasy, the dynamics of gender, race, and society take center stage in 2017.  (more...)

Cutting-Edge Plays Set for Third Year of NJPAC Stage Exchange
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), in partnership with the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, welcomes NJPAC Stage Exchange back for its third year. Cutting-edge play development meets insightful community dialogue at Stage Exchange, a collaboration of three professional New Jersey theaters and a talented trio of Garden State playwrights. (more...)

Riverside Theatre presents Lucas Hnath's THE CHRISTIANS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, present the contemporary play by Lucas Hnath, The Christians. Sponsored by Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers Group, The Christians performs on the Waxlax Stage from March 21 - April 9, 2017. (more...)

Otherworld Theatre to Present Fantastical Adaptation of A PRINCESS OF MARS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Known for their imaginative and epic theatrical works of science fiction and fantasy, Chicago's Otherworld Theatre now presents a remount of the world premier of their adaptation of Edgar Rice Burrough's A Princess of Mars. A Confederate deserter, John Carter's world is turned upside-down when he finds himself mysteriously transported to the surface of Mars, where he is forced into a colossal conflicts between the planet's alien races. Poised on the edge of collapse, the planet's fate comes to rest on Carter's war-weary shoulders-and now he must choose sides. Filled with extra-terrestrial environments, epic battles, elaborate costuming and more, A Princess of Mars at Berger Park promises to whisk you away on an unforgettable theatrical adventure. (more...)

New Jersey Theatre Alliance and NJPAC Partner for NJPAC STAGE EXCHANGE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

New Jersey Theatre Alliance (the Alliance), in partnership with New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), welcomes NJPAC Stage Exchange ("StageX") back for its third year. Cutting-edge play development meets insightful community dialogue at StageX, a program that involves three newly commissioned plays by three established New Jersey playwrights, three draft readings with public commentary at NJPAC in Newark, and three full productions at New Jersey professional theatres the following year. (more...)

Photo Flash: Nancy Opel, Mary Beth Peil, Dan Lauria and More Perform at George Street Playhouse's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

George Street Playhouse announced today that its recent Annual Gala Benefit was the most successful in the event's history, raising a record amount of funds in support of its mainstage and educational programming. The Gala took place at The Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick on Sunday, April 2, 2017, and featured many stars of the stage and screen as presenters and performers. Scroll down for photos from the evening! (more...)

Variety Shows, Comedy, Music and More Among May Events at UNDER St. Marks & The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade has just announced its May 2017 events. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Premiere Stages at Kean University Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

For the first time in its 13-year history, Premiere Stages will provide expanded development to five new works in one season, including the New Jersey Premiere of Skeleton Crew, the third play in Dominique Morisseau's critically acclaimed Detroit cycle, and the first professional production of Chris Cragin-Day's heartwarming play, Foster Mom, winner of the 2017 Premiere Stages Play Festival. This season will also feature free developmental workshops of Patricia Cotter's 1980 (Or Why I'm Voting For John Anderson), runner-up for the 2017 Play Festival, and two exciting new play commissions, Nicole Pandolfo's Brick City, developed in cooperation with NJPAC and the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, and Martin Casella's Black Tom Island, recipient of the 2017/2018 Liberty Live Commission in partnership with Liberty Hall Museum. Tickets go on sale May 22. (more...)

Kean University to Host 'Internet of Things' Panel on Disaster Mitigation
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Kean University will host a panel on June 8, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the STEM Building, Liberty Hall Center, 1075 Morris Ave Union, NJ 07083. (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, April 24, 2017
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Billy Porter to Bring BROADWAY AND SOUL, Lead Master Class at Kean University
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Tony and Grammy Award winner Billy Porter will be teaching a master class to students from Kean University's Theatre Conservatory on Thursday, April 27. It is his way of paying it forward to the next generation of stage performers. (more...)

Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University to Host New Jersey Governors' Ball 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Come celebrate New Jersey history as Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University hosts its second Governors' Ball on Wednesday, May 3, to benefit educational and other programming at the museum. This year's theme is Alexander Hamilton. Liberty Hall, home of the first elected Governor of New Jersey and signer of the Constitution, William Livingston, was also Hamilton's home while he attended school in New Jersey.   (more...)

Lauren Sodono To Play Belle In Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Colonia resident Lauren Sodono will be playing the title role in Phoenix Productions' upcoming April revival of Beauty and the Beast. This show will take place at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank for a two-weekend run beginning April 29th. (more...)

Paper Mill Will Honor Chita Rivera at 2017 Gala; THE WIZ LIVE!'s Shanice Williams and More to Perform!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is hosting its largest fundraising event of the year, the Paper Mill Playhouse Gala on Friday, May 12, 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...)

Ulmart to Explore Blockchain Technology to Help Fight Counterfeiting
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

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Reps from Kennedy Center, Steppenwolf, NY Deaf Theatre and More Slated for TDF's Accessibility Symposium
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Theatre Development Fund (TDF), the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts, will host an accessibility symposium, "TDF Access for NYC Theatre" on Monday, April 24 at the Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street, NYC). (more...)

Liberty Hall Exhibit Brothers in Arms Commemorates WWI 100th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

A treasure trove of never before seen World War I letters are now on exhibit at Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University to mark the 100th anniversary of the United States entering the First World War.  Brothers in Arms: Memories of the Great War tells the story of the service of Captain John Kean, his brother, Congressman Robert W. Kean, as well as their three Roosevelt cousins, George, John and Philip. For the first time ever, their personal letters written during the war will be on display as well as their uniforms, military handbooks, maps, pictures, and commemorative pins. (more...)

NASA Presents Its Silver Snoopy Award to Valcor's Yuri Gerasimov
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

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