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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


Faith Conservatory Of The Fine Arts To Present PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Faith Conservatory of the Fine Arts will present the Tony Award-winning play, 'Peter and the Starcatcher,' over two weekends Jan. 20 - 29, 2017. Based on the best-selling 2006 novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, and adapted for the stage by Rick Elice with music by Wayne Barker, 'Peter and the Starcatcher' explores how a young orphan ultimately became Peter Pan. (more...)

SRO Theatre's Season Continues with Witty Drama THE LION IN WINTER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

SRO Theatre Company's 2016-2017 season continues with The Lion In Winter, James Goldman's witty drama about family dysfunction and royal intrigue. (more...)

HOLIDAY INN's Gordon Greenberg to Helm World Premiere of ASSISTED LOVING, Starring Barry Pearl, in Albany
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Dating is hard enough on its own, much less when you have to screen your father's options, too. Bob Morris' hilarious, poignant new play Assisted Loving: Dating with My Dad posits a brave new world that tangles filial piety, romance and the internet in bright, unexpected ways. (more...)

Cast Announced for LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST at Chicago Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces the cast and creative team for Shakespeare's playful romantic comedy Love's Labor's Lost, staged by acclaimed director Marti Maraden as part of the Theater's 30th Anniversary Season. (more...)

New Documentary REAL HEROES: THE RUDY STORY to Follow Life of Notre Dame Football Legend
by Movies News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Five-time Emmy Award-winning Director, Producer and FilmmakerNick Nantonis gearing up to helm a documentary on the real story of Rudy Ruettiger, famously known as the inspiration for the 1993 film, Rudy. (more...)

Pipilotti Rist Presents OPEN MY GLADE (FLATTEN) on Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Times Square Arts will break out of Times Square's electronic billboards with artist Pipilotti Rist's Open my Glade (Flatten), 2000-2017, from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in January. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by the Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC)and Times Square Arts, and is presented in partnership with the record-breaking survey exhibition Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest, on view at the New Museum through January 15. (more...)

Ken Ludwig's BASKERVILLE will Tickle Your Funny Bone!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

It's not a mystery why Cleveland audiences scramble to the theatre when a Ken Ludwig piece is set to take the stage. Ludwig's witty works are always guaranteed to leave audiences howling with laughter, and this master of madcap's latest work to come to Cleveland Play House is no exception. (more...)

Digiorno Pizza Teams With Von Miller & Redfoo for Ultimate Party Anthem
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Whether it is cheering on your team on game day or watching the finale of your favorite television show, the best at-home get-togethers have one thing in common: delicious food enjoyed amongst family and friends (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards Winners Announced - Brooks Ashmanskas, THE PROM and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 4, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 Atlanta winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

River Street Theatre in Jaffrey Presents Kenneth Branagh in THE ENTERTAINER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The new River Street Theatre in Jaffrey will present HD screenings of award-winning Kenneth Branagh starring in John Osborne's classic play, The Entertainer onWednesday, January 11 and Thursday January 12. There will be 4 performances of this critically acclaimed production that was staged from August to November of 2016. This is the premiere presentation of this play-on-film for the Monadnock Region. (more...)

Robyn Spangler Brings RIDDLE, RONSTADT & ROBYN to Rockwell Table and Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

To celebrate the Nelson Riddle / Linda Ronstadt three album collaboration of the Great American Songbook Broadway World Award Winner and PLAYBILL Pick ROBYN SPANGLER sings selections from the three platinum certified albums: "What's New", "Lush Life" and "For Sentimental Reasons". (more...)

Chicago Slam Works to Stage Anti-Valentine's Day Farce NEVERMIND, IT'S NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Chicago Slam Works Ensemble Theatre announces the World Premiere of 'Nevermind, It's Nothing,' as a cure for a Valentine's Day hangover running Feb. 17 - March 24 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont. (more...)

TWIST OF FAITH Extended at Black Box Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

Black Box Studios announces an extension of the current run of  the comedy/drama Twist of Faith at The Black Box Performing Arts Center of Teaneck. (more...)

Theatre Communications Group Announces Eleventh Round of Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The William & Eva Fox Foundation and Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, are pleased to announce the eleventh round of Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships recipients. (more...)

Bozeman Actors Theatre to Stage MARJORIE PRIME at the Verge Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Bozeman Actors Theatre, in cooperation with Verge Theater, will present Montana's first fully staged production of "Marjorie Prime" in February and March at Verge Theater. (more...)

Ben Rimalower Brings PATTI ISSUES and BAD WITH MONEY Back to NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

After two successful nights in 2016, Ben Rimalower will return 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). (more...)

Jireh Breon Holder's Civil Rights Work TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET Gets Rolling World Premiere with Roundabout
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Trustees of The Laurents / Hatcher Foundation, Inc. have announced that Too Heavy For Your Pocket by JIREH BREON HOLDER is recipient of the Laurents / Hatcher Foundation Award. (more...)

Main Street Theater Presents Timely COPENHAGEN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Main Street Theater (MST) continues its 2016 - 2017 MainStage season with Tony Award Winner for Best Play, Copenhagen by Michael Frayn.  The production opens February 11 and runs through March 12 at Main Street Theater - Rice Village, 2540 Times Blvd.  Performances are on Thursdays - Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 3pm.  Tickets are $36 - $45, depending on date and section, and are on sale via phone at 713.524.6706 or online at MainStreetTheater.com.  (more...)

CURLING NIGHT IN AMERICA Returns for Third Season on NBCSN Tomorrow Night
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Curling Night in America returns for a third consecutive season tomorrow, January 19, at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. The event kicks off more than 150 hours of curling coverage that will air on NBCSN, Universal HD, and NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app, highlighted by the World Men's and Women's Curling Championships in March and April. (more...)

Third U.S. Delegation Travels to 2017 Santiago a Mil Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Global Theater Initiative (GTI), a partnership between Theatre Communications Group (TCG) and The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics (The Lab), is organizing its third delegation to the Santiago a Mil Festival from January 17-22, 2017. (more...)

Stephen Schnetzer Joins Mint Theater's YOURS UNFAITHFULLY World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Mint Artistic Director Jonathan Bank today announced that Stephen Schnetzer will join Todd Cerveris (South Pacific, Twentieth Century - Broadway), Mikaela Izquierdo (Cyrano de Bergerac­ - Broadway; The New York Idea, Gabriel - Atlantic Theater), Elisabeth Gray ('Understudies,' Breakfast at Tiffany's - Broadway), and 2015 Tony & Drama Desk Award nominee, Max von Essen (An American In Paris). (more...)

BrightSide Theatre to Continue Sixth Season with MOON OVER BUFFALO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, continues its sixth season - Classic Broadway. Moon Over Buffalo will perform at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Street in Naperville March 10-26, 2017. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Looks at the Years Following Roe v. Wade in ROE World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the world premiere production of Roe written by Lisa Loomer and directed by Bill Rauch. Roe is a co-production with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Arena Stage. (more...)

Life Is Beautiful! Roundabout's CABARET to Play the Princess of Wales Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

David Mirvish will present 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. CABARET will play a strictly one-week engagement, February 14 - 19 at the Princess of Wales Theatre. (more...)

GTA's 2/2 Stage Tour to Show Stage "Magic" and "Much Ado" Happening to Delight Audiences with Shakespearean Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Beginning on Valentine's Day, northeast theatre-goers will listen in on secret and hilarious conversations at a costume ball, a grand courtyard, a jail and a wedding celebration that appear and disappear in the intimate space of UNG-Gainesville's Ed Cabell Theatre.  And at 6pm, Feb. 2, GTA will offer a free peek behind the scenes to see the layers of design, direction and performance that make one of Shakespeare's best loved comedies seem like a simple, delightful romp. (more...)

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Presents 2017 SPRING PUPPET PERFORMANCE SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will host its Spring Puppet Performance Series on four Saturdays from February to May 2017, featuring outstanding works for puppet theater by professional puppeteers from across the Northeast and beyond. Each show will be performed twice, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. All performances will take place at the Ballard Institute Theater located at 1 Royce Circle, Storrs, CT. Productions and dates include: (more...)

Theatre Y Presents THE GHOUL EXHIBITION, 2/2, 2/9, 2/16, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Theatre Y is pleased to announce the Chicago premiere of Hector Alvarez's one-man American epic about gun violence THE GHOUL EXHIBITION, directed by Melissa Lorraine. THE GHOUL EXHIBITION will play on February 2, 9, 16, 23 at 9pm at the Prop Theater, 3502-04 N. Elston Avenue Chicago, IL 60618, as part of Rhinofest, the longest-running multi-arts fringe festival in Chicago. (more...)

ELEPHANT & PIGGIE'S WE ARE IN A PLAY! to Make Off-Broadway Premiere at New Victory Theater
by BroadwayWorld JR - Jan 10, 2017

Elephant & Piggie's We Are in a Play! makes its Off-Broadway Premiere from January 28 - February 5, 2017, at The New Victory Theater, NYC's only theater dedicated to quality performing arts for kids and families. (more...)

CBS Radio News Launches as First Commercial Radio News Network on Amazon Alexa
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

CBS Radio News, the nation's pioneer and leader in audio broadcast and digital journalism, is now delivering its award-winning newscasts on the Amazon Alexa Voice service. CBS Radio News is the first commercial news network to be available on Alexa. (more...)

First Annual New York Chekhov Festival To Open In NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Coming this spring, The Russian Arts Theater and Studio will kick off its 2017-2018 season with a tribute to the life and plays of Anton Chekhov in its first annual New York Chekhov Festival. (more...)

Come to the CABARET This February at Wharton Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company presents, direct from Broadway, 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. (more...)

Scoop: BONES on FOX - Friday, December 30, 2016
by - Dec 27, 2016

Get all the scoop on BONES, airing on FOX on Friday, December 30, 2016! (more...)

YOURS UNFAITHFULLY, Starring Max von Essen, Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

The Mint Theater will follow the extended run of the acclaimed A Day by the Sea with the World Premiere of Yours Unfaithfully by Miles Malleson, an "un-Romantic Comedy" about the price of free love.  (more...)

HBO2 to Present GAME OF THRONES All-Seasons Marathon Beginning 12/26
by TV News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

A GAME OF THRONES marathon will be presented on the HBO2 channel next week. On Monday, Dec. 26, starting at noon (ET/PT), the channel will present all ten episodes of the first season of the hit show back-to-back. (more...)

Asolo Rep Presents THE ORIGINALIST Opening on Inauguration Day
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Asolo Rep continues its winter rep season and the fifth and final year of its American Character Project with THE ORIGINALIST, Charles MacArthur Award-winner John Strand's gripping political masterpiece that spotlights the late polarizing judicial titan, Justice Antonin Scalia. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chicago Premiere of A DISAPPEARING NUMBER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

TimeLine Theatre Company continues its 20th Anniversary season with a daring new production of A DISAPPEARING NUMBER, the exquisite 2007 play by Complicite about love, math and how the past and future connect. Winner of the 2007 Critics' Circle Theatre, Evening Standard, and Laurence Olivier awards for Best New Play, it was originally conceived and directed by Simon McBurney and devised by the original company. TimeLine's new production of A DISAPPEARING NUMBER will be directed by Associate Artistic Director Nick Bowling. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: TCG Launches 'Legacy Leaders of Color' Video Project
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, launches the Legacy Leaders of Color Video Project (LLCVP). Working with MOPED, a video production company, and with support from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, TCG filmed a series of interviews chronicling the stories of founding leaders of theatres of color. (more...)

Adam Langdon to Lead 'CURIOUS INCIDENT' in Providence This February
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) has announced casting for the Providence engagement of the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, the Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel. (more...)

Pipilotti Rist's Work to Jump Out of the Screen and Into Times Square for January 'Midnight Moment'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Times Square Arts will break out of Times Square's electronic billboards with artist Pipilotti Rist's Open my Glade (Flatten), 2000-2017, from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in January. (more...)

World Series of Poker Announces 2017 Dates
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Save the Date(s).  The 48th World Series of Poker (WSOP) - the longest-running, richest and most prestigious tournament series - opens its doors on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. (more...)

Guest Blog: Director Olivia Jacobs On THE GRUFFALO
by Guest Blog: Olivia Jacobs - Dec 16, 2016

We first came across Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's now much-loved book The Gruffalo in 1999, the year it was published. My co-artistic director Toby was working as an editor for Macmillan Children's Books (the Gruffalo publishers), and we thought it was a brilliant story that might work well on stage for children aged 3+ and their grown-ups. (more...)

Animated Film BUNYAN & BABE Debuts Exclusively on Google Play on 1/12
by Movies News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Bunyan & Babe, an animated film that is a modern take on the American folk story of the legendary lumberjack and his pet blue ox, features the voice talents of John Goodman, Kelsey Grammer, Jeff Foxworthy, Mark Hamill and YouTube star Johnny Orlando. (more...)

Photo Flash: National Tour of CABARET Comes to the Broward Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company announced casting for the Fort Lauderdale 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 of CABARET. CABARET is coming to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts for a limited two week run, January 10 - 22, 2017. (more...)

Real-Life Broadway Couples to Celebrate Valentine's Day in LOVE! I HEAR! at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Broadway's most adorable, real-life couples will be joining forces on Valentine's Day to sing some of musical theatre's most romantic songs in Love! I Hear! (more...)

Photo Coverage: MARTIN LUTHER ON TRIAL Celebrates Opening Night
by Linda Lenzi - Dec 15, 2016

Fellowship for Performing Arts presents its second show of the 2016-17 New York season, MARTIN LUTHER ON TRIAL, at The Pearl Theatre (555 West 42nd Street). The show opened just last night and the company gathered at the New York Beer Company to celebrate! (more...)

Cole Swindell to Perform During Halftime at Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Buffalo Wild Wings today announced that, for the first time, the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl will feature a halftime performance by award-winning and platinum-selling country music artist Cole Swindell, who recently achieved his sixth consecutive Number 1 single.  Cole will perform a mix of two No. 1 singles off his platinum-certified debut album - "Let Me See Ya Girl" and "Chillin' It." (more...)

Stages in NYC, TX and DC Receive Blue Star Theatres Grants
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, and Blue Star Families, the country's largest chapter-based military families non-profit organization, have announced the third round of the Blue Star Theatres Grant Program. (more...)

Viola Davis, Madeleine K. Albright and Condoleezza Rice to Speak at Watermark Conference for Women
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

The Watermark Conference for Women Silicon Valley announced today that Tony and Emmy award-winning actress Viola Davis will deliver a keynote address and former U.S. Secretaries of State Madeleine K. Albright and Condoleezza Rice will hold a keynote conversation at the event on Wednesday, February 1st at the San Jose Convention Center. (more...)

ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA Just Added to the OriginKC New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 2016-17 season with an exciting addition to the ORIGINKC NEW WORKS FESTIVAL in the spring of 2017.  Playwright Christopher Chen breathes new life into the classic tragedy by William Shakespeare as commissioned by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Play On! program in which playwrights translate the bard into contemporary English. KC Rep and UMKC's department of theatre team up to support a developmental production of this new play.  (more...)

Scientific Games Launches Tetris-Themed Video Slot On Innovative New TwinStar J43 Curved Portrait Game Platform
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

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