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Brooks Atkinson Theatre (New York, NY)
256 W. 47th St.

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Based on Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare


Celeste Oliva and Alexander Platt to Reunite in STAGE KISS at the Lyric Stage; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl, winner of the 2016 Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award and a MacArthur 'genius' grant, will be directed by Courtney O'Connor at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston, opening February 26 and running through March 26, 2017. Previews begin February 24.  (more...)

Willkommen! CABARET to Arrive at Fox Cities P.A.C. Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Direct from Broadway, the musical masterpiece comes to the Fox Cities! As part of their 50th Anniversary Season, the critically acclaimed and award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company is proud to present the national tour of Sam Mendes (Skyfall , American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET, playing Feb. 28 through March 5 at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center as part of the Kimberly-Clark Broadway Across America Series. (more...)

MTV Live Setlist, Front and Center and More This Year The Iridium!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

2017 is shaping up to be an eventful year at The Iridium as we continue to host MTV Live Setlist (the episode featuring 'dark girl pop' band MUNA airs this Saturday, February 4 at 9pm ET), and the acclaimed live public television series Front and Center (season 6 airing now at various dates/times across the country)!  (more...)

Ken Ludwig's Starry A COMEDY OF TENORS Guffaws at Paper Mill Playhouse Starting Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents the comedy by Ken Ludwig, A Comedy of Tenors, the hilarious sequel to the Tony Award-winning comedy Lend Me a Tenor. A friendly reminder that performances begin tomorrow, February 1, 2017 for a limited run through Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive) in Millburn, NJ. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Susan Lynskey
by Elliot Lanes - Jan 30, 2017

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Jacob's Pillow and MASS MoCA Co-Present Bill T. Jones and Okwui Okpokwasili in UNTIL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Cultural partners Jacob's Pillow Dance and MASS MoCA present two solo works created in response to and performed within Nick Cave's monumental exhibition Until, currently installed in MASS MoCA's largest gallery. (more...)

Philips Academy Launches Accessible Yearbook
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The yearbook team of Philips Academy, a special needs middle- and high school located in Charlotte, North Carolina, is collaborating with Entourage Yearbooks this year to create a yearbook that can be enjoyed by all. Kris Shields and Deborah Hofland, representatives from the school and leaders of the project, are looking forward to the opportunities that Entourage's technology will provide. As the mission of Philips Academy is to empower students and prepare them to live and work independently, this year's team is particularly excited about Entourage's QR Code Generator - a new tool that will make the yearbook more accessible to all members of the school community. (more...)

Greene Space Presents Valentine's Day Beer Jam , Mixing Beer And Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

On Valentine's Day, at WQXR's downtown Greene Space, everyone will raise a pint glass to classical music's great love affairs and epic breakups. (more...)

THROUGH THE DARKNESS to Offer Powerful Holocaust Testimonials at The Workshop Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

'Through the Darkness' by Alan C. Breindel recounts the unimaginable journeys and true stories of four courageous men and women who left everything behind, including their loved ones, so that they might stay one step ahead of the Holocaust.  (more...)

Review Roundup: Glenn Close Returns to SUNSET BOULEVARD- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Feb 9, 2017

Acclaimed actress Glenn Close has headed back to Broadway to play the iconic role of faded Hollywood star Norma Desmond in Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Sunset Boulevard, which won her a Tony in 1995.  (more...)

Facebook Adds SPYR's Pocket Starships to New Gameroom Platform
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

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Long Wharf Theatre to Present SMART PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents Smart People by Lydia Diamond, directed by Desdemona Chiang. (more...)

Actors Theatre of Louisville Completes 41st Humana Festival Lineup with Announcement of The Ten-Minute Plays
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Actors Theatre of Louisville Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Kevin E. Moore are thrilled to announce the three ten-minute plays chosen to be performed during the 41st Humana Festival of New American Plays (March 1 - April 9, 2017) on Saturday, April 8 at 9 p.m. and Sunday, April 9 at 4:30 p.m. (more...)

CABARET Tour Says 'Willkommen' to New Sally Bowles and Emcee
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced new casting for the national tour of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET. (more...)

Casting Announced for CABARET at the Fabulous Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

The Fabulous Fox Theatre announced today casting for the St. Louis premiere of the national tour of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award®-winning production ofCABARET.  (more...)

Ann Kittredge Returns to the Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

After wowing the audience at her sold-out premiere in November, actress and singer Ann Kittredge returns to the legendary Metropolitan Room for two more performances this spring with her show Ann Kittredge: It's About Time. (more...)

Phunware Selected to Create Official App for the Intelligent Health...
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

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Pacific Symphony Presents Chamber Music By South American Composers, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Everyone's favorite music cafe is serving up hot, peppery rhythms, when Pacific Symphony's Cafe Ludwig spices up Sunday with music by the most significant composers south of the border. (more...)

BWW Review: TUTS Delivers the Perfect Recipe in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by Gary Laird - Feb 23, 2017

A frothy souffle of a musical. (more...)

CABARET at Fox Cities PAC Announces Digital Ticket Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is delighted to announce a $25 ticket lottery for Cabaret, which will play the Fox Cities P.A.C. from February 28-March 5.  (more...)

BWW Review: OTHELLO, Tobacco Factory, Bristol
by Tim Wright - Feb 22, 2017

This seasons offering from Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory is a story of politics, love and being an outsider in a world that mistrusts you. (more...)

Plays by Ricardo Perez Gonzalez, Hansol Jung Picked for PUBLIC STUDIO's 4th Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Public Theater announced the fourth season of PUBLIC STUDIO, which will present two new plays this spring. (more...)

Photo Flash: Main Street Theater Showcases Patriotism vs Morality with COPENHAGEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Copenhagen by Michael Frayn is a play about many things. Certainly it is about physics and the mysterious meeting between Werner Heisenberg and Niels Bohr in 1941. But patriotism and morality/ethics along with friendship and human nature are crucial subjects explored in the play. (more...)

Black Ensemble and TCG to Screen LEGACY LEADERS OF COLOR Video Project
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Black Ensemble Theater has announced a special, one-night-only event to screen Legacy Leaders of Color Video Project (LLCVP), which features interviews with BE Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor. (more...)

Stringfever to Bridge Classical and Contemporary Music at UCPAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Traveling all the way from London for an American tour, Stringfever will be making a stop at the Union County Performing Arts Center on March 4, 2017 at 8 PM, for a night of unique musical entertainment. (more...)

Gigi Rowe Drops 'Run The Night' Pancho Remix w/ Daily Beat
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Emerging Miami-based pop artist Gigi Rowe is perhaps best known for her 2016 breakout single “Run The Night” which was selected to feature in Ubisoft's global video game franchise Just Dance 2017 alongside massive hits from artists (more...)

Local Theater Company to Present Three New Plays During Local Lab 2017 New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Local Theater Company will welcome three playwrights from across the country to Boulder for Local Lab 2017: New Play Festival. The 3-day festival of new plays and workshops will be held at Dairy Arts Center Friday-Sunday, March 17-19, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: COPENHAGEN by Michael Frayn Comes to Main Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Copenhagen by Michael Frayn is a play about many things.  Certainly it is about physics and the mysterious meeting between Werner Heisenberg and Niels Bohr in 1941.  But patriotism and morality/ethics along with friendship and human nature are crucial subjects explored in the play.  What do we owe to our country?  What do we owe to humanity?  What do we owe to each other? (more...)

Hackney Empire Presents the UK Premiere of CURRENTS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Internationally renowned Israeli music and dance company, Mayumana, will make its long-awaited UK debut at Hackney Empire for a limited run this Spring. With a strong tailwind of critical acclaim behind it and following sell-out runs across the globe, the company will stage their latest work Currents at the East London venue from 18 April to 7 May. (more...)

Royal Court Theatre Announces New Play BODIES, Tickets Sales for B and VICTORY CONDITION, and Extra Shows for NUCLEAR WAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Vivienne Franzmann returns to the Royal Court Theatre with BODIES, directed by Jude Christian premiering in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, Wednesday 05 July 2017 - Saturday 12 August 2017. (more...)

Custodian Writes Tell-All Book on the Public School System
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The public school system is a mess, and a real life Janitor who refers to himself as Tim Will Hunting, a play on the movie 'Good Will Hunting,' has written an eye opening book that exposes the truth behind what really goes on when parents drop their kids off at school. Most people don't think Custodians are supposed to write books. They think custodians are supposed to clean and open doors. Hunting is not your average custodian, or person, for that matter, and his newest book available on Amazon proves just that. (more...)

BWW Interview: Actor Leo Bill on A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at the Young Vic
by Marianka Swain - Feb 2, 2017

Leo Bill's work includes Laura Wade's Posh, Light Shining in Buckinghamshire at the National, the Benedict Cumberbatch-starring Hamlet at the Barbican, and, on screen, Mike Leigh's Vera Drake and TV series Taboo. He's currently playing Bottom in Joe Hill-Gibbins's dark production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, which begins previews at the Young Vic on 11 February. (more...)

Hipmunk Announces Hipskunk Labs
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

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Renowned Tap Dancer Collaborates with High School to Bring Tap and Live Music Home
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Ridge High School Dance Department and Basking Ridge Native turned international tap dance phenomenon Hillary-Marie Atkinson come together to present the world-premiere of VIBE in Basking Ridge, NJ on March 5, 2017. (more...)

Ben Rimalower to Present Double Feature in NYC and LA BAD WITH MONEY and PATTI ISSUES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

After two successful nights in 2016, Ben Rimalower will return to both New York and Los Angeles with his acclaimed long-running solo plays, PATTI ISSUES (about his obsession with Broadway diva Patti LuPone and his relationship with his troubled gay father) and BAD WITH MONEY (about how an addiction to spending beyond his means has driven him to extreme lengths all his life). New York performances will be at The Duplex (61 Christopher Street at Seventh Avenue) on Sunday, February 19 and Sunday, March 19. Los Angeles performances will be Casita Del Campo's Cavern Club Celebrity Theater (1920 Hyperion Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90027) on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4. Tickets are available separately and for the combined evening of both shows. (more...)

Portland Shakespeare Project to Present Staged Reading of Modern Verse A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2017

Portland Shakespeare Project presents a staged reading of Jeff Whitty's modern verse translation of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, part of Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Play On! project. (more...)

BWW Review: It's Norman Mailer Vs. Feminism in Wooster Group's THE TOWN HALL AFFAIR
by Michael Dale - Feb 18, 2017

It would be nice to be able take in The Wooster Group's intriguing docu-theatre piece, THE TOWN HALL AFFAIR, as a look at the grotesquely blatant brand sexism of nearly 50 years ago that we have since outgrown. Sadly, this glimpse at a carnival-like event disguised as a serious debate on the subject of, as it was known at the time, women's lib, is likely to remind audience members of current headlines. (more...)

The Old Vic to Present THE MISSING LIGHT Puppetry Show for Kids This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

As part of its programme for families, The Old Vic will present The Missing Light, an enchanting puppetry show for ages 7+ about hopes, dreams and true friendship, created by Mark Arends for Make Mend and Do. The production will run for 12 performances only, 23 Mar - 4 Apr 2017. (more...)

Five Finalists Advance in OCTA's New Works Playwright Competition
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

???????Olathe Civic Theatre Association is pleased to announce the five finalists whose work will be showcased during the theatre's inaugural New Works Playwright Competition March 10 and 11. Audiences will see short teasers of scripts submitted by local playwrights earlier this season and will vote for the script that will receive a full workshop at OCTA this summer. The winner will be announced following the second night of the competition. (more...)

Patrick Talbot Productions to Present JACK at the Everyman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

JACK, a new play by Cork writer Declan Hassett, produced and directed by Patrick Talbot, visits the Everyman, Cork, from Wednesday 8th to Saturday 18th March, 2017. (more...)

A PIECE OF MY HEART Examines War and Women at the Annie Russell
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Annie Russell Theatre at Rollins College continues its 84th season with A Piece of My Heart, a drama based on the true stories of six women who served in Vietnam. Called "the most enduring play on Vietnam in the nation" by the Vietnam Veterans Association, this powerful piece portrays the lives of Army and Navy nurses, an enlisted intelligence specialist in the Women's Army Corps, a Red Cross volunteer, and a U.S.O. singer before, during, and after their deployment. Featuring the unforgettable music of the era, the play is a breathtaking examination of the far-reaching costs of war. (more...)

New Stars Announced for CABARET at Wharton Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company announced today casting for the Wharton Center engagement of the national tour of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET. (more...)

Facebook's Almost 2 Billion Active Users Offers SPYR Huge Opportunity to Grow Pocket Starships' User Base
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

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Kitchen Theatre Company Heats up the Winter with SEX WITH STRANGERS by Laura Eason
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Kitchen Theatre Company continues its 2016-17 season and heats up the winter with Sex With Strangers, a provocative and sensuous exploration of ambition and obsession in the digital age. Sex With Strangers runs at Kitchen Theatre Company from March 12 to April 2, 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: COMFORT, Starring Chris Dinh, Premieres on VOD Today
by Movies News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

In the tradition of Before Sunrise, Comfort will be available on iTunes, Amazon and Google Play on today, February 14th. Watch the trailer below! (more...)

Black Ensemble Theater to host screening of Legacy Leaders of Color Video Project
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Black Ensemble Theater proudly announces a special, one-night-only event to screen Legacy Leaders of Color Video Project (LLCVP), which features interviews with BE Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor. The event will be held at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago, on Monday, February 27, 2017, with a reception at 6pm and film screening and panel discussion at 7pm. The event is free and open to the public. (more...)

Lauren Molina, Julia Murney, P.J. Griffith & More Sign on for Yale Rep's ASSASSINS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) continues its 50th Anniversary Season with a new production of ASSASSINS, book by John Weidman, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, directed by James Bundy, March 17-April 8, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is March 23. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Lifetime Premieres 'March Madness' Docu-Series BRINGING UP BALLERS, 3/1
by TV News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

No air balls are allowed in Lifetime's new series, BRINGING UP BALLERS, premiering Wednesday March 1 at 10pm ET/PT. (more...)

February is Smoking at Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

February is jam packed at Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, starting off with a tribute to some of the world's most celebrated artists lost in 2016 by local singer/songwriter Tim Rose. Jazz songstress Karrin Allyson makes her Blue Note Hawaii debut for four nights, followed by soulful GRAMMY® Award-winning songwriter Marc Cohn. Other notable artists include Mike Izon, Tsun Hui Hung, Meleana Brown, Maryanne Ito, Tavana, Donavon Frankenreiter, Max V, Willie K, Blayne Asing, Israel Vibration & Roots Radics, Kaumakaiwa Kanaka'ole and DeAndre Brackensick. (more...)

BALLERS: The Complete Second Season Now Available on Blu-ray & DVD
by TV News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Spencer Strasmore (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) and his boys are back to 'ball out' in Season 2 of the hit HBO comedy BALLERS from the team behind the HBO classic Entourage®. (more...)

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