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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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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...)

Donna Chlopak, PhD, Pens LEARNING TO FISH IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

'Learning to Fish in the Twenty-First Century: Navigating the Career Waters to Find and Land a Choice Position' (published by iUniverse) offers a methodology to help job seekers understand the types of positions that would best suit their skills, and how to go about finding and securing these opportunities. (more...)

'POUPEES DE PARIS', 'GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER' and 'LOOKING GLASS' Recordings Out This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

Masterworks Broadway announces its Summer 2016 releases including three classic albums from the archives - Sid and Marty Krofft's Les Poupees de Paris - 1964 World Fair Recording (July 8), I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking It on the Road - Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording (August 8), and Alice Through the Looking Glass - 1966 Television Soundtrack Recording (September 9). Upon release, each title will be accompanied by new album pages and photos on MasterworksBroadway.com. (more...)

New Alexander Hamilton Discoveries to Be Revealed in Exhibition at Liberty Hall Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

New discoveries about Alexander Hamilton that are sure to enthrall Hamilton scholars and fans of the Broadway musical Hamilton will be revealed at Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University on Thursday, July 7. Never before seen documents related to the first United States Secretary of the Treasury will be unveiled and a major story about Hamilton, embraced by most Hamilton authors as fact, will be completely refuted. (more...)

Pushcart Players to Stage PETER AND THE WOLF at Chevron Family Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's renowned touring theatre for young audiences will perform their beloved musical production, 'Peter and the Wolf' on Saturday, July 16 at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. at The Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek, CA. (more...)

Premiere Stages to Present Pulitzer Prize Winner WATER BY THE SPOONFUL in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

?Quiara Alegria Hudes' hauntingly beautiful Pulitzer Prize-winning play Water by the Spoonful is set to have its New Jersey Premiere at Premiere Stages, the professional Equity Theatre at Kean University. (more...)

Premiere Stages to Open 12th Season at Kean University with THREE RULES FOR THE DRAGON
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

Premiere Stages at Kean University will launch its much-anticipated 2016 Season with a free staged reading of Jeff Talbott's provocative new play, Three Rules for the Dragon, June 17-19 in Kean's Murphy Dunn Theatre. Selected from over 400 submissions, Three Rules for the Dragon is the first of two scripts scheduled for expanded development as part of the 2016 Premiere Stages Play Festival. (more...)

BWW Preview: WATER BY THE SPOONFUL by Premiere Stages 7/14 to 7/31
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 8, 2016

Water by the Spoonful, Quiara Alegria Hudes' Pulitzer Prize-winning play, will have its New Jersey Premiere at Premiere Stages, the professional theatre at Kean University in Union from July 14th through July 31st. (more...)

The Making of America's Musical- 1776: The Story Behind the Story
by Jeffrey Kare - Jul 4, 2016

As America celebrates its 240th Birthday today, let's talk about what is probably one of the greatest musicals ever written, and it only came about 46 years before Hamilton. 1776 dramatizes the story of how John Adams was able to persuade his colleagues to vote for American independence as well as signing the Declaration of Independence. While the musical does dramatize the most important event in American history, the story behind the musical is probably just as interesting. (more...)

Cast Announced for Raven Theatre's RED VELVET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Michael Menendian, Producing Artistic Director of Raven Theatre, has announced casting for the company's upcoming production of Red Velvet, by Lolita Chakrabarti. (more...)

NEA Chairman Visits Trenton to Mark State Arts Council's 50th
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Jane Chu, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, concluded a two-day visitto the Garden State celebrating the golden anniversary of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. The event was held in the historic Assembly Chamber of the New Jersey State House, where the legislation establishing the State Arts Council was signed 50 years ago this week. (more...)

Pushcart Players to Bring PETER AND THE WOLF to Premiere Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's renowned touring theatre for young audiences will perform their beloved musical production, 'Peter and the Wolf' on Wednesday, July 27 at 10:30 am at The Wilkins Theatre at Kean University, Union NJ. (more...)

Walking Shadow Theatre Company Announces 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

From an enigmatic fishing cabin, through the gardens of Versailles, to the most prestigious stage in England, Walking Shadow's twelfth season explodes the ideas of true love, the hidden costs of complacency, and the hazards of social change. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber.Foundation Funding Research To Increase Theatre Diversity
by Michael Dale - Jul 19, 2016

The legendary composer believes in UK theatre that reflects the diversity of the country's population. (more...)

BWW Review: WATER BY THE SPOONFUL at Premiere Stages is Rich and Rewarding Drama
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 18, 2016

The New Jersey Premiere of Water by the Spoonful is now being performed through July 31st by Premiere Stages, the professional Equity Theatre at Kean University. This exceptional Pulitzer-Prize winning play by Quiara Alegria Hudes features excellent direction by Kel Haney and a very accomplished troupe of actors. (more...)

Apparate to London and Meet the Magical Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD!
by Ashley LaChant - Jul 12, 2016

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD is currently in previews in London's West End at the Palace Theatre, where it will open on July 30. Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornily lead the cast as Harry, Hermione and Ron, as part of a company of 42 talented actors. Scroll down to meet the entire cast, check out photos and video footage! (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

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 4/10/2016 - 4/17/2016. (more...)

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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