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Beckett Theatre (New York, NY)
410 W. 42nd St.

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Jordan Allen-Dutton, Erik Weiner; lyrics: Jordan Allen-Dutton, Erik Weiner; music: Hal Goldberg; dir: Marc Bruni.


WAKE UP with BWW 3/9/2016 - THAT PHYSICS SHOW, PIPPIN in Amsterdam!WAKE UP with BWW 3/9/2016 - THAT PHYSICS SHOW, PIPPIN in Amsterdam!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 9, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: THAT PHYSICS SHOW, featuring David Maiullo, opens tonight off-Broadway, and PIPPIN heads to Amsterdam! (more...)

Breaking News: NERDS Postpones Broadway RunBreaking News: NERDS Postpones Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Producers Carl Levin, Vicki Halmos, Elizabeth Williams, Greenleaf Productions and Clear Channel Spectacular announced today that Nerds, a new musical comedy about the rise and rivalry of tech trailblazers Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, will postpone its Broadway run. A national tour of the production is in the works. (more...)

NERDS Cast Reacts to Broadway PostponementNERDS Cast Reacts to Broadway Postponement
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Nerds, a new musical comedy about the rise and rivalry of tech trailblazers Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, will postpone its Broadway run. A national tour of the production is in the works. The show had just finalized and announced its cast in late February, at the start of rehearsals. Nerds was scheduled to begin previews on April 1 and open on April 21 at the Longacre Theatre. How is the cast reacting to the news?  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 8, 2016BWW's On This Day - March 8, 2016
by - Mar 8, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 8 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Data Scientist Releases Geek Rap VideoData Scientist Releases Geek Rap Video
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

Under the alias of Dr. Data, former university professor Eric Siegel, Ph.D., founder of Predictive Analytics World and author of the popular and critically acclaimed Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie or Die, today released the first known rap video about predictive analytics in existence. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 3, 2016BWW's On This Day - March 3, 2016
by - Mar 3, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

THE UNION OF THE STATE is ReleasedTHE UNION OF THE STATE is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ 'The Union of The State' by author Corey Stulce is the untold, uncensored story of the most influential and prolific comedy troupe of the last twenty-five years and a unique tale in the history of show business. It will be released in print, Kindle, and eBook formats on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. (more...)

Broadway Love Birds Andrew Samonsky & Kate Reinders Will Say I Do!Broadway Love Birds Andrew Samonsky & Kate Reinders Will Say I Do!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Wedding bells are ringing! Broadway couple Andrew Samonsky (The Bridges of Madison County) and Kate Reinders (Something Rotten!) just got engaged. BroadwayWorld sends our congratulations to the happy couple! (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre Honors Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez at Gala Benefit TonightAmas Musical Theatre Honors Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez at Gala Benefit Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Amas Musical Theatre, New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968, celebrates its 47th Anniversary at a gala benefit tonight, Monday, March 28th, 2016 at the Baruch Performing Arts Center(East 25th Street between Lexington and 3rd Avenues). Honorary Chair for the event is Tony Award winning actress, singer and dancer Donna McKechnie.  The master of ceremonies for the evening is noted theatre journalist Peter Filichia. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 27, 2016BWW's On This Day - March 27, 2016
by - Mar 27, 2016

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...)

BWW's On This Day - March 26, 2016BWW's On This Day - March 26, 2016
by - Mar 26, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Scoop: THE GOLDBERGS on ABC - Wednesday, April 6, 2016Scoop: THE GOLDBERGS on ABC - Wednesday, April 6, 2016
by TV Scoop - Mar 21, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE GOLDBERGS, airing on ABC on Wednesday, April 6, 2016! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 20, 2016BWW's On This Day - March 20, 2016
by - Mar 20, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Review: triangle productions! and Staged! Bring Us a Very Very HEATHERS...THE MUSICAL!BWW Review: triangle productions! and Staged! Bring Us a Very Very HEATHERS...THE MUSICAL!
by Krista Garver - Mar 20, 2016

You remember Heathers, right? The 1988 cult classic movie starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater that gave the high school lexicon such classics as 'What's your damage?' 'That's so very!' and 'F**k me gently with a chainsaw.' (I wasn't allowed to see it, but I had a friend whose mom let us watch anything we wanted.) Well, now it's a musical playing at the Sanctuary at Sandy Plaza courtesy of triangle productions! and Staged! And it's great! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 2, 2016BWW's On This Day - March 2, 2016
by - Mar 2, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

INSTAGRAM CHECK: Broadway Legend Barbara Cook Visits Laura Benanti at SHE LOVES MEINSTAGRAM CHECK: Broadway Legend Barbara Cook Visits Laura Benanti at SHE LOVES ME
by Michael Dale - Mar 2, 2016

A Broadway star thrills at the opportunity to sing a classic song for the idol who introduced it. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 19, 2016BWW's On This Day - March 19, 2016
by - Mar 19, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Review: THE PAINKILLER, Garrick Theatre, March 17 2016BWW Review: THE PAINKILLER, Garrick Theatre, March 17 2016
by Gary Naylor - Mar 19, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a starry French farce with plenty of the traditional laughs for those who buy in - but you do need to buy in! (more...)

GRABBITZ & Pegboard Nerds Unite on 'All Alone' SingleGRABBITZ & Pegboard Nerds Unite on 'All Alone' Single
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

As the Monstercat 026 - Resistance compilation is rounded out, the body-of-work ends on a high note with the striking single 'ALL ALONE,' a collaboration between two of the label's most celebrated acts, Pegboard Nerds and GRABBITZ. This hybrid rock and dance song is available now, here. (more...)

Broadway's Got the Golden Ticket! Jack O'Brien-Helmed CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Will Arrive in Spring 2017Broadway's Got the Golden Ticket! Jack O'Brien-Helmed CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Will Arrive in Spring 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Broadway's got the golden ticket! Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions announced that Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY will open its gates on Broadway in the spring of 2017, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien and choreographed by Tony Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Joshua Bergasse. Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY has music by Grammy, Emmy and Tony Award winner Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Grammy and Tony Award winners Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman, and a book by Artistic Director of Edinburgh's Royal Lyceum theatre David Greig. Design team, Broadway theater and dates to be announced soon. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 3/8/2016 - 3/15/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 3/8/2016 - 3/15/2016
by - Mar 15, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 3/8/2016 - 3/15/2016. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 13, 2016BWW's On This Day - March 13, 2016
by - Mar 13, 2016

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...)

Patti Murin Discusses Message Board Reforms on BroadwayRadioPatti Murin Discusses Message Board Reforms on BroadwayRadio
by Matt Tamanini - Mar 13, 2016

On the latest episode of BroadwayRadio's 'This Week on Broadway,' James Marino, Michel Portantiere, and Matt Tamanini chat with Broadway's Patti Murin about her recent efforts to reform theatrical message boards. In the discussion, she addresses what led to her initial blog post, the pushback she has had from online posters, and the positive response that she received from BroadwayWorld's Editor-in-Chief Robert Diamond. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 12, 2016BWW's On This Day - March 12, 2016
by - Mar 12, 2016

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...)

WAKE UP with BWW 3/1/2016 - THE CRUCIBLE, DRY POWDER and More!WAKE UP with BWW 3/1/2016 - THE CRUCIBLE, DRY POWDER and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 1, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: THE CRUCIBLE begins on Broadway, DRY POWDER begins at The Public, and the Great White Way welcomes two new faces! (more...)

Ruby Skye Releases March Concert LineupRuby Skye Releases March Concert Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

Party into the start of spring with some of the hottest headliners throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Ruby Skye is the Bay Area's hottest club and concert venue. For all kinds of electrifying music, night-long parties, bottle service, VIP booths and more, spend the weekend at Ruby Skye. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 29, 2016BWW's On This Day - February 29, 2016
by - Feb 29, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's Film Critic Live Blogs the 2016 Academy AwardsBWW's Film Critic Live Blogs the 2016 Academy Awards
by Matt Tamanini - Feb 28, 2016

While they're no Tonys, THE ACADEMY AWARDS are kind of a big deal for showbiz folks. So, throughout the week, BroadwayWorld has been covering the 2016 Oscars from a decidedly theatre perspective, and tonight will be no different. Beginning at 7:00pm ET, one of the stars of the upcoming Broadway show Nerds THE MUSICAL, Patti Murin, will be live-blogging the Oscars' Red Carpet. (more...)

NERDS' Star, Fashion Maven Patti Murin is Live-Blogging the Oscars Red-CarpetNERDS' Star, Fashion Maven Patti Murin is Live-Blogging the Oscars Red-Carpet
by Patti Murin - Feb 28, 2016

It's been a busy week for Patti Murin. On Monday, it was announced that the erstwhile Lysistrata Jones would be joining the cast of the upcoming Broadway show Nerds THE MUSICAL. That same day, she began rehearsals with co-stars Rory O'Malley, Bryan Fenkart, and Lindsay Mendez, and now, she is capping off her week by live-blogging the Academy Awards' Red Carpet. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/27-2/28/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/27-2/28/2016
by - Feb 28, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, February 28, 2016 - Sunday, February 28, 2016. (more...)

BWW Interview: From QUANTICO to 54 Below- Jay Armstrong Johnson Preps for His Eclectic New Show!BWW Interview: From QUANTICO to 54 Below- Jay Armstrong Johnson Preps for His Eclectic New Show!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 9, 2016

Broadway stages, concert halls, network TV... Jay Armstrong Johnson has conquered them all, and he's about to add even more to his list of accomplishments. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 9, 2016BWW's On This Day - April 9, 2016
by - Apr 9, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Politics And Entertainment Unite At The Second Annual PoliticonPolitics And Entertainment Unite At The Second Annual Politicon
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

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BWW's On This Day - April 3, 2016BWW's On This Day - April 3, 2016
by - Apr 3, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

NMI Sets Cast for Reading of Hollingsworth & Orris's New Musical INVISIBLENMI Sets Cast for Reading of Hollingsworth & Orris's New Musical INVISIBLE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

New Musicals Inc. (in cooperation with 3-D Theatricals) has announced the cast for the upcoming staged reading of the new musical INVISIBLE, with book by David Hollingsworth and lyrics and music by David Orris. (more...)

Scoop: BATTLEBOTS *PREVIEW SPECIAL* on ABC - Tuesday, May 10, 2016Scoop: BATTLEBOTS *PREVIEW SPECIAL* on ABC - Tuesday, May 10, 2016
by - Apr 25, 2016

Get all the scoop on BATTLEBOTS *PREVIEW SPECIAL*, airing on ABC on Tuesday, May 10, 2016! (more...)

BWW Review: Annex's PUNY HUMANS Drones on with Not Much to SayBWW Review: Annex's PUNY HUMANS Drones on with Not Much to Say
by Jay Irwin - Apr 25, 2016

Slice of life plays, like "Puny Humans" currently playing at Annex Theatre, are difficult at best especially when focusing on one specific sub-culture such as Comic-Con attendees. You need something new to say about your subjects, you need to make your subjects empathetic and you need an over-arching reason for us to be looking at this particular slice of life. Unfortunately writers Bret Fetzer and Keiko Green fail at all three of those elements making their 2 hour and 45 minute show (yeah, you heard me) drone on. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Baldwin Wallace Alums and Grads Take the Stage at BROADWAY SESSIONSBWW TV Exclusive: Baldwin Wallace Alums and Grads Take the Stage at BROADWAY SESSIONS
by Ben Cameron - Apr 25, 2016

Broadway Sessions celebrated Baldwin Wallace University on Thursday night April 14th. 2016 grads joined forces with celebrated alums for a magical night of story and song and shenanigans. BW alums included Aladdin star Steel Burkhardt, Wicked alum Libby Srvais, Kinky Boots' Kyle Post and Broadway star turned television superhero Ciara Renee (Big Fish, Pippin, Hunchback of Notre Dame, CW' Legends of Tomorrow). The '16 grads made a splash with performances from high art to high camp and back again. (more...)

BroadwayRadio Releases First Episode of 'Literally Patti Murin: The Podcast' with Andrew RannellsBroadwayRadio Releases First Episode of 'Literally Patti Murin: The Podcast' with Andrew Rannells
by Matt Tamanini - Apr 23, 2016

In the inaugural edition of 'Literally Patti Murin: The Podcast,' Broadway's Lysistrata Jones chats with her Broadway BFF, Tony-nominated star of stage and screen, Andrew Rannells ('The Book of Mormon,' 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch,' 'Hamilton'), about Broadway, 'The Bachelor,' and how being on Broadway is like 'The Bachelor.' (more...)

BWW Review: ONE-MAN STAR WARS TRILOGY: Enjoy It, Superfans WillBWW Review: ONE-MAN STAR WARS TRILOGY: Enjoy It, Superfans Will
by Teresa Budasi - Apr 21, 2016

Remember when your little brother re-enacted every 'Star Wars' scene in your basement when you were kids - complete with voice impersonations, sound effects and light saber battles? Fast-forward about 35 years and you'll see him all grown up, onstage, wielding an imaginary light saber and occasionally cracking himself up in ONE-MAN STAR WARS TRILOGY. (more...)

Matt Farcher to Lead Wildhorn & Murphy's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at Pioneer Theatre CompanyMatt Farcher to Lead Wildhorn & Murphy's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at Pioneer Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the American professional premiere of the new musical THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, written by Frank Wildhorn and Jack Murphy. Performances take place May 6 through May 21, 2016. PTC has just announced the full cast and creative team for the production! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 2, 2016BWW's On This Day - April 2, 2016
by - Apr 2, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Interview: From Bill Gates to King George III- HAMILTON's Rory O'Malley Reflects on His Royally Wacky SpringBWW Interview: From Bill Gates to King George III- HAMILTON's Rory O'Malley Reflects on His Royally Wacky Spring
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 19, 2016

Just weeks ago he was preparing to make his Broadway return in Nerds. Now he is starring in the most popular show on Broadway. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Tony Award-nominee Rory O'Malley recently began his reign as King George in the Broadway musical Hamilton at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 W. 46 St). Mr. O'Malley steps into the role that was previously played by Jonathan Groff, Brian d'Arcy James and Andrew Rannells. How did he end up here? O'Malley explains in the full interview below! (more...)

Free Online Collaboration Platform for Independent Film and Games IndustryFree Online Collaboration Platform for Independent Film and Games Industry
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

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ABC to Present BATTLEBOTS Season 2 Preview Special, 5/10ABC to Present BATTLEBOTS Season 2 Preview Special, 5/10
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

The epic robot-fighting tournament BATTLEBOTS is back for season two this summer and kicks off with a preview special entitled “BattleBots: The Gears Awaken,” on TUESDAY, MAY 10 (more...)

Naked Girls Reading to Present HERSTORY, 5/13Naked Girls Reading to Present HERSTORY, 5/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

4 years ago, one courageous Naked Girl had a dream to bring seductiveness, sassiness, and education to DC in the form of, Naked Girls Reading. Three other brazen Naked Girls joined her and the rest, as they say, is Herstory. Join us as we tell the tales of brave, scary and dauntless journeys to gain peace, joy and righteousness at Naked Girls Reading Presents Herstory, May 13th, 10pm at the DC Arts Center. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 17, 2016BWW's On This Day - April 17, 2016
by - Apr 17, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 16, 2016BWW's On This Day - April 16, 2016
by - Apr 16, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

4@15: Four New 15 Minute Musicals at The Royal Family Arts Centre Set for This Weekend4@15: Four New 15 Minute Musicals at The Royal Family Arts Centre Set for This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

? 4@15: Four New Fifteen-Minute Musicals, performed in conjunction with University of California, Irvine, will commence performances Saturday, April 16, Sunday, April 17, and Monday, April 18, for four performances only at the Royal Family Arts Centre.  Kristen Lee Rosenfeld serves as Music Director; Brian Blythe directs.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 10, 2016BWW's On This Day - April 10, 2016
by - Apr 10, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 10 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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