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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.



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...)

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...)

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...)

NJPAC Celebrates Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. "Keeping the Dream" Honoring Gloria Hopkins Buck, LCSW & Ryan P. Haygood, Esq.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) will observe Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with NJPAC's annual Celebration, "Keeping the Dream" on Saturday, January 14th at 5pm.  This private presentation will honor two distinguished members of the Newark Metropolitan community who take action and live the words of the great Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. making a difference in the community where they work and live. This year's honorees are Gloria Hopkins Buck, LCSW who will receive the "Steward of the Dream" award and Ryan P. Haygood, Esqwho will be the recipient of the "Visionary of the Future" award. The celebration will include a special performance by NJPAC's Jazz for Teens and the Grammy Award winning Jubilation Choir who under the leadership and tutelage of Rev. Dr. Stefanie Minatee has released six albums. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Rekindles FIRESIDE SESSIONS WITH NANCY ATLAS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2017

Bay Street Theater and Dan's Papers are pleased to present the rekindling of the popular 'Fireside Sessions with Nancy Atlas and a special guest' this January. Due to the snow storm, the January 7 concert with Clark Gayton was rescheduled to Sunday, January 8 at 7 pm. Ticket holders can just bring their January 7 ticket to the January 8 concert or call the box office to reschedule the tickets to either January 14, 21 or 28. These dates will remain at 8 pm. There is also a new date added with Nancy Atlas and Clark Gayton for Thursday, March 23 at 8 pm. (more...)

Zoned Sports Academy to Host Annual 'Signing Day' for New Jersey Student-Athletes, 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Nearly 40 high school athletes from Somerset County will see their college dreams realized Feb. 2, 2017, when Zoned Sports Academy in Bridgewater hosts its 3rd Annual Signing Day event. Cheered on by family and friends, these hard-driving youths will celebrate the next stage of their athletic careers - representing their chosen colleges on the baseball or softball diamond. (more...)

Riverside Theatre Presents AN EMPTY PLATE IN THE CAFE DU GRAND BOEUF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, present the contemporary comedy An Empty Plate in the Cafe du Grand Boeuf, which performs on the Waxlax Stage from January 17 - February 5, 2017. An Empty Plate in the Cafe du Grand Boeuf is sponsored by Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers Group. (more...)

Riverside Theatre Presents Noel Coward's PRIVATE LIVES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, present Noel Coward's uproarious comedy, Private Lives, which performs on the Stark Stage from January 31 - February 19, 2017. Private Lives is sponsored by Bobbie Olsen and Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers Group. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Future Is Written' Episode of GOTHAM
by - Jan 31, 2017

GOTHAM returns to FOX this April. Below, get a sneak peek at the next all-new episode in which Nygma lets out the monster inside. (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM - Winter Finale on FOX - Monday, January 30, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jan 30, 2017

Get all the scoop on GOTHAM - Winter Finale, airing on FOX on Monday, January 30, 2017! (more...)

HAMILTON and FROZEN-Themed Events Coming Up This February at Liberty Hall Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University has a full slate of seasonal programming for all ages in the month of February. (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, January 23, 2017
by - Jan 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on GOTHAM, airing on FOX on Monday, January 23, 2017! (more...)

Union County to Celebrate Black History Month with 'A BEAUTIFUL SYMPHONY OF BROTHERHOOD'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Union County celebrates Black History Month with a free performance honoring famed Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, February 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the Union County Preforming Arts Center in Rahway. (more...)

Premiere Stages at Kean University Announces 2017 Bauer-Boucher Award Winner
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, has named B.V. Marshall as the winner of the 2017 Bauer-Boucher Award. Named for longtime Premiere Stages supporters W. John Bauer and Nancy Boucher, the Bauer-Boucher Award honors the work of gifted Kean student and alumni playwrights. The award is presented in conjunction with the one-day developmental Bauer-Boucher Kean Student/Alumni Reading, which affords the selected playwright the opportunity to hear his or her work read aloud by professional actors at Kean. This year's reading, taking place on January 23 at 3:20pm in the Miron Student Center Little Theatre on the Kean campus, will feature Mr. Marshall's Incident at Willow Creek. In this compelling and timely new work, Verite, an African American college professor, questions her neutral stance on guns after a troubling incident results in the killing of an innocent black man. (more...)

John Caswell Jr. Named Page 73's 2017 Playwriting Fellow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Page 73 Productions (Page 73) has named John J. Caswell Jr. the 2017 P73 Playwriting Fellow. Selected from over 400 applicants, Caswell will receive a $10,000 award and additional $10,000 budgeted for developing several new plays over the course of the year. (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, January 16, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jan 16, 2017

Get all the scoop on GOTHAM, airing on FOX on Monday, January 16, 2017! (more...)

Pushcart Payers to Bring STONE SOUP...AND OTHER STORIES to Union County PAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's Emmy nominated and award-winning touring theater for young audiences presents "Stone Soup…and other stories" at 10:30 am on Wednesday, February 8 at Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway NJ. (more...)

New Jersey Performing Arts Center Celebrates the Legacy of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with LIVING THE DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

Two outstanding community leaders in the City of Newark were honored in Living the Dream, a reception on at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in observance of the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. This year's distinguished recipients honored were community advocate Gloria Hopkins Buck, LCSW (Steward of the Dream Award) and civil rights attorney Ryan P. Haygood (Visionary of the Future Award). The awards are given to individuals whose lifework reflects the ideals and principles of Dr. King's great legacy. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 14, 2017
by - Jan 14, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

NJPAC to Honor Gloria Hopkins Buck, LCSW & Ryan P. Haygood, Esq.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Two outstanding community leaders in the City of Newark will be honored in Living the Dream, a reception on Saturday, Jan. 14 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in observance of the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. (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...)

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...)

Wagner College Theatre Announces Elisabeth Karlin as the Winner of the 2017 Stanley Drama Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Wagner College Theatre has announced that the winner of this year's Stanley Drama Award is Elisabeth Karlin for her play, "The Showman and the Spirit." (more...)

Celebrate Black History Month at Kean University
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Kean University is celebrating Black History Month and the tremendous contributions people of African descent have made to this nation and the world. (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...)

Author Orazio Pens 'I Never Knew We Were Poor'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Orazio, a retired curriculum coordinator, teacher, and coach of twenty-seven years, has completed his new book 'I Never Knew We Were Poor': a journey of streaming consciousness backward and forward between the man he is today, and the path that lead him to writing his book. (more...)

Theo Clinkard's New Work THIS BRIGHT FIELD to Receive its World Premiere During Brighton Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Choreographer and stage designer Theo Clinkard, announces details of his highly anticipated new work This Bright Field.  The full-length production will receive its world premiere on Thursday 25 May, as part of Brighton Festival 2017. (more...)

George Street Playhouse's 2017 Gala to Honor David Saint, Marlene & Tony Volpe
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

George Street Playhouse has announced that its Annual Gala Benefit - a one-of-a-kind evening featuring stars of Broadway, film and television - will take place Sunday, April 2, 2017, 5 pm, at The Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick. This year, George Street Playhouse honors one of its own as David Saint will receive the Arthur Laurents Award for Distinguished Artistic Achievement in celebration of his 20th season as the Playhouse's Artistic Director. (more...)

freeFall Theatre Company presents Florida Regional Premiere of RED VELVET
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 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...)

Celebrate New Year's Eve at Irish Rep's Immersive THE DEAD, 1904
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Ring in 2017 in 1904 Dublin! Irish Repertory Theatre and Dot Dot Productions, in association with The American Irish Historical Society, have announced a special New Year's Eve celebration following the 8:30pm performance of The Dead, 1904. (more...)


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The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Welcomes Two New Trustees
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has announced the election of Edward J. Yaw, Ed.D of Convent Station, New Jersey and Edward C. Leithead, III of Chatham, New Jersey to its Board of Trustees. Dr. Yaw and Mr. Leithead join a group of twenty two distinguished community volunteers in their new governance roles as Trustees. (more...)

Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, December 19, 2016
by - Dec 19, 2016

Get all the scoop on GOTHAM, airing on FOX on Monday, December 19, 2016! (more...)

Fireside Sessions with Nancy Atlas Return Every Saturday Night in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Bay Street Theater and Dan's Papers are pleased to present the rekindling of the popular 'Fireside Sessions with Nancy Atlas and a special guest' this January. After sold out concerts in January for the past few years, the 2017 January concerts will again feature a special guest for each show every Saturday of the month. All concerts start at 8 pm. Tickets are $25 and available online at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm. The concerts are sponsored by Behind the Hedges, Fighting Chance, JEEP Southampton, Coors Light and Blue Moon. (more...)

DHgate.com CEO Names Wenzhou-Kean University Primary APEC CBET Network Academic Partner
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

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Scoop: GOTHAM on FOX - Monday, December 12, 2016
by - Dec 12, 2016

Get all the scoop on GOTHAM, airing on FOX on Monday, December 12, 2016! (more...)

NJPAC Celebrates 50 YEARS OF KWANZAA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Share in the 50th annual celebration of Kwanzaa! at NJPAC beginning Thursday, December 15th until Sunday, December 18th.   NJPAC's Prudential Hall Lobby will be transformed into a Kwanzaa Artisan Marketplace where vendors display creative, unique and one of kind items for everyone's gift-giving needs. (more...)

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