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Playwrights Horizons (New York, NY)
416 West 42nd St.(between 9th & 10th Aves)

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Blake Shelton, Keith Urban & More to Pay Tribute to Glen Campbell on Tonight's ACM HONORS on CBS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Pioneering music legend Glen Campbell will be honored tonight at the 10 th Annual ACM Honors with the Career Achievement Award and a star-studded tribute featuring Dierks Bentley, Toby Keith, Blake Shelton and Keith Urban performing some of the Rhinestone Cowboy's most beloved songs. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Announces $5 Lottery for A LIFE with David Hyde Pierce
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Monday, September 19, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their world premiere production of A Life, a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (A Small Fire, The Drunken City at Playwrights; The Receptionist; The Thugs; Swimming in the Shallows). (more...)

Dr. Theodore G. Pavlopoulos Releases IS THE U.S. OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBLE FOR 9/11?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

The special theory of relativity (STR) is now over 100 years old. Rightfully, this theory is considered one of the greatest accomplishments of physics. Among the many successes of the STR, is mc2 (atom bomb) - and nothing moves faster than the speed of light c - stands out. For these reasons, many consider the STR to be a 'holy' theory. (more...)

Full Cast for RANCHO VIEJO Announced - Mark Blum, Bill Buell and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced complete casting for RANCHO VIEJO, the world premiere of a new play by Dan LeFranc (The Big Meal at Playwrights, Sixty Miles to Silver Lake, In the Labyrinth) and directed by three-time Obie Award winner Daniel Aukin (Placebo, This at Playwrights; Fool For Love; Bad Jews; 4000 Miles; [sic]).  Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons, RANCHO VIEJO will be the third production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season.    (more...)

Aftermaster Begins Production of its Highly Anticipated 'Aftermaster Pro'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

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Playwrights Horizons Now Accepting Lottery Entries for $5 tickets to 1st Preview of RANCHO VIEJO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) begins accepting entries today, Monday, October 31, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their world premiere production of RANCHO VIEJO. (more...)

PBS's Nova to Present 3-Part Series TREASURES OF THE EARTH This November
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Gemstones, precious metals, and power: Building blocks of our civilization. But where did these treasures come from? How did they shape our past? How will they be used to create the tools of tomorrow? (more...)

A LIFE, Starring David Hyde Pierce, Extends Again at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Due to critical and popular demand, Playwrights Horizons has announced a second extension of their hit world premiere production of A Life, a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (A Small Fire and The Drunken City at Playwrights, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows). (more...)

PBS' TREASURES OF THE EARTH, NOVA to Explore Riches of Our Planet This November
by TV News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

In an epic three-part series, TREASURES OF THE EARTH, NOVA explores the riches of our planet, including those forged deep underneath the surface. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Kicks Off LIVEforFIVE Lottery for THE PROFANE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Playwrights Horizons is now accepting entries today, Monday, March 6, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their world premiere production of The Profane, a new play by Zayd Dohrn (Outside People, Reborning). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 5, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 4, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 29, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 27, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Yellow Claw Reveal New Video for 'Light Years' ft X Factor Holland's Rochelle
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

In 2013, Rochelle--an X Factor Holland champion--blew minds as the featured vocalist on YELLOW CLAW's 'Shotgun.' (more...)

BWW Review: THE LIGHT YEARS Salutes Starry-Eyed Innovators Who Remain Earthbound
by Michael Dale - Mar 15, 2017

At the beginning of The Debate Society's premiere production of THE Light Years (written by Hannah Bos and Paul Thureen, developed and directed by Oliver Butler) we're told that Arcturus, the star that guided Christopher Columbus to what he thought was India, is precisely forty Light Years away from Earth. (more...)

The Maxamoo Podcast Talks Reviews THE LIGHT YEARS, THE MOORS, VILLA, and SUNDOWN, YELLOW MOON
by Maxamoo - Mar 15, 2017

The Maxamoon Theatre and Performance Podcast is back, and on this episode Jose, Diep and Lindsay discuss four new shows opening this week beyond Broadway, The Light Years from The Debate Society at Playwrights Horizons, The Moors by Jen Silverman presented by The Playwrights Realm at The Duke on 42nd Street, and Sundown, Yellow Moon by Rachel Bonds and music and lyrics by The Bengsons presented by Ars Nova and Women's Theater Project at the McGinn/Cazale Theater. Villa written by Guillermo Calderon translated by William Gregory presented by The Play Company at The Wild Project (more...)

Science Channel to Premiere New Season of IMPOSSIBLE ENGINEERING, 3/30
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

These massive have revolutionized how we travel, do business, protect our nations, and see the world. Science Channel explores these incredible achievements in an all-new season of IMPOSSIBLE ENGINEERING, returning Thursday, March 30 at 9 PM ET/PT. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief March 13th, 2017 - BROADWAY BACKWARDS and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 13, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Broadway's best gather tonight for the 12th Annual BROADWAY BACKWARDS! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 13, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 12, 2017
by - Mar 12, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/11/2017
by - Mar 11, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/11/2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 11, 2017
by - Mar 11, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Chirp And UIB Collaborate For Easy, Agile Onboarding of IoT Devices Through Secure, Data-over-sound Technology
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

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Tony Pierzchala Releases MCFARNIA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

'McFarnia': a suspenseful tale of a father who vanishes without a trace and his son's journey to uncover the truth about his life and mysterious disappearance. 'McFarnia' is the creation of published author Tony Pierzchala, a former Army man, steel worker and truck driver now living in North Carolina. He currently serves as a Chaplain with Transport for Christ at a truck stop in the Greensboro area. (more...)

Works by Ari Stess, Alex Borinsky and Heidi Schreck Headed to Clubbed Thumb's 2017 SUMMERWORKS Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb has announced the line-up for SUMMERWORKS, its annual series of new plays. (more...)

Philippe Bowgen, Donald Faison, Hal Linden, Justin Long, Luna Velez and More Tapped for PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for its revival of Steve Martin's clever and crowd-pleasing comedy hit Picasso at the Lapin Agile. (more...)

U.S. Pavilion Features New Work by Mark Bradford and Collaboration with Rio Terà dei Pensieri
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

The Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University and The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA), in cooperation with the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs, will present Mark Bradford as the representative for the United States at La Biennale di Venezia 57th International Art Exhibition, on view from May 13 to November 26, 2017. Los Angeles-based Bradford, a leading light in contemporary art, will create new works in a variety of media-presented alongside existing work-for Tomorrow Is Another Day, co-curated by Christopher Bedford, BMA Dorothy Wagner Wallis Director and commissioner for the project; and Katy Siegel, BMA Senior Programming and Research Curator. (more...)

Noah Mease's OMEGA KIDS to Bring Superhero Tales to the Stage at Access Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

New Light Theater Project and Access Theater will present OMEGA KIDS by Noah Mease, directed by Jay Stull. (more...)

Paintings By Jack Whitten Go On View At Hauser & Wirth, 1/26-4/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

 Beginning 26 January 2017, Hauser & Wirth is pleased to present its first exhibition devoted to the work of American abstractionist Jack Whitten. The show will feature selections from the artist's newest bodies of work from 2015 - 2017. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Playwrights Horizons' THE LIGHT YEARS
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 24, 2017

Playwrights Horizons will soon present THE Light Years, the world premiere of a new play written by Drama Desk Award winner Hannah Bos (The Open House, Jacuzzi, Blood Play, Buddy Cop 2) and Obie Award winner Paul Thureen (Jacuzzi, Blood Play, Buddy Cop 2), directed and developed by Obie Award winner Oliver Butler (Jacuzzi, The Open House, Blood Play), made by The Debate Society. The production will be the fourth production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season. (more...)

WAR PAINT's Christine Ebersole and Patti LuPone to Headline Playwrights Horizons' 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons will hold its annual Spring Gala on Monday evening, May 8 at the event space 583 Park Avenue. Titled A CELEBRATION OF SONG, the evening will honor three of the company's exceptional alumni writers: Tony Award nominee Scott Frankel (Grey Gardens and Far From Heaven at Playwrights), Tony Award nominee Michael Korie (Grey Gardens and Far From Heaven at Playwrights) and Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Doug Wright (I Am My Own Wife and Grey Gardens at Playwrights). (more...)

Cast Announced for Zayd Dohrn's THE PROFANE World Premiere Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for THE PROFANE, the world premiere of a new play by Zayd Dohrn (Outside People, Reborning). Directed by Kip Fagan (Grand Concourse at , Exit Strategy, The Revisionist, Asuncion), THE PROFANE will be the fifth production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Offering $5 Lottery for THE LIGHT YEARS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Monday, February 6 at 12 Noon, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their world premiere production of THE Light Years. (more...)

FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY, THE TREASURER and More Announced for Playwrights Horizons' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, is proud to announce the six productions of its 2017/2018 Season.  The six new works will be presented at the theater company's home at 416 West 42nd Street.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Debate Society's THE LIGHT YEARS at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The world premiere production of The Light Years, written by Drama Desk Award winner Hannah Bos (The Open House, Jacuzzi, Blood Play, Buddy Cop 2) and Obie Award winner Paul Thureen (Jacuzzi, Blood Play, Buddy Cop 2), directed and developed by Obie Award winner Oliver Butler (Jacuzzi, The Open House, Blood Play), made by The Debate Society, is currently in previews at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). The production has an Opening Night set for Monday, March 13, and will play a limited engagement through Sunday, April 2. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

AVENUE Q, CAGNEY THE MUSICAL, SPAMILTON and More to Participate in NYC Off-Broadway Week Beginning Today!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

NYC & Company, New York City's official destination marketing organization, encourages visitors and New Yorkers to take advantage of discounted tickets during NYC Off-Broadway WeekSM, beginning today. The biannual program offers two-for-one tickets to more than 40 shows with performances from February 27- March 12. (more...)

YELLOW CLAW Announces 'Los Amsterdam' w New Single 'Good Day' ft DJ Snake & Elliphant
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The upcoming album LOS AMSTERDAM--due out April 7 on Mad Decent--is where the sound of future music lives, somewhere between YELLOW CLAW's native city (Amsterdam) and their second home (Los Angeles). Two songs from the album--'Invitation' and 'Love & War,' both featuring Yade Lauren--have already been heard.  Today, the Dutch duo launch the album's pre-sale with the new single 'Good Day' featuring DJ Snake and Elliphant.  (more...)

The Maxamoo Podcast Returns to Talk EVERYTHING, BEARDO, GIRL X, Neo-Futurists, Repertorio Español, BLURRED LINES, and More
by Maxamoo - Feb 22, 2017

We're baaaaack and so excited to be here! Liz, Jose and Lindsay discuss six new shows from beyond Broadway in New York City. On this new episode, we discuss Everybody by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Beardo, The Neo-Futurists, Repertorio Español, Girl X and Blurred Lines. (more...)

Two-for-One Tickets on Sale Today for NYC & Company's Off-Broadway Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

NYC & Company, New York City's official destination marketing organization, encourages theatergoers to purchase NYC Off-Broadway WeekSM tickets, on sale today at 10:30 a.m. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/11/2017
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BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2/11/2017. (more...)

HOLLYWOOD'S GREATEST GAME SHOWS and More Join King Center Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The audience will have fun on February 1 when Hollywood's Greatest Game Shows Hosted Live by Bob Eubanks comes to the King Center.  (more...)

Hannah Bos to Bring Spirit of Invention Off-Broadway in THE LIGHT YEARS; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for THE Light Years, the world premiere of a new play written by Drama Desk Award winner Hannah Bos (The Open House, Jacuzzi, Blood Play, Buddy Cop 2) and Obie Award winner Paul Thureen (Jacuzzi, Blood Play, Buddy Cop 2), directed and developed by Obie Award winner Oliver Butler (Jacuzzi, The Open House, Blood Play), made by The Debate Society. (more...)

O'Neill Center to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Moscow Art Theater Semester
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center celebrates the 25th anniversary of the National Theater Institute's Moscow Art Theater Semester (MATS). (more...)

David Johnson Releases THE COAST IS NOT CLEAR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

'The Coast Is Not Clear': a fictional tale of an unexpected encounter between a loving, Christian couple and an alien visitor hoping to find a new hope on Earth. (more...)

STS9 Premiere New Album THE UNIVERSE INSIDE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Acclaimed electronic rock band STS9 today (8/26) have partnered with Consequence of Sound to give fans an early listen to their new album THE UNIVERSE INSIDE--the band's first new full-length studio album in nearly seven years--ahead of its official Friday, September 2 release (more...)

SurePeople Launches Next Generation of Talent Management Applications
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

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Cast Complete for Adam Bock's A LIFE, Starring David Hyde Pierce, at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for A LIFE, the world premiere of a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (A Small Fire and The Drunken City at Playwrights, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows). Directed by two-time Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Marjorie Prime, Detroit, Maple and Vine at Playwrights; You Got Older; Belleville; This Wide Night; Smokefall), A LIFE will be the second production of the theater company's 2016/2017 Season. (more...)

Musical Theatre Factory Takes Up Residency at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Playwrights Horizons today announced Musical Theatre Factory as the second theater company to join its Resident Company Program. (more...)

AUBERGINE Starts Previews Next Week at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Previews begin next Friday, August 19 at 8PM for the Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of AUBERGINE, a new play by Susan Smith Blackburn Prize winner Julia Cho (BFE at Playwrights, The Language Archive, The Piano Teacher, Durango, The Architecture of Loss). (more...)

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