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Promenade Theatre (New York, NY)
2162 Broadway

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Promenade was an experimental musical comedy with book and lyrics by María Irene Fornés and music by Rev. Al Carmines, originally produced off-Broadway by Edgar Lansbury and Joseph Beruh.

BWW Reviews: JOCKEY Spellbindingly Gives Shape to the Racing WorldBWW Reviews: JOCKEY Spellbindingly Gives Shape to the Racing World
by Chris McCormack - May 28, 2015

Dancer Emma O'Kane traces her horse-racing history in WillFredd's magical new production. (more...)

World Premiere of THE PORCINI TEST Set for Promenade PlayhouseWorld Premiere of THE PORCINI TEST Set for Promenade Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

The World Premiere of Laureen Vonnegut's new play The Porcini Test premieres July 17 at the Promenade Playhouse in Santa Monica (1404 3rd Street Promenade, 90401).  Written and directed by Vonnegut, The Porcini Test's creative team includes Argent Lloyd (Light, Sound and Set Design), Leslie Bedolla (Wardrobe),Helene Ayllon (Stage Manager). This dark comedy stars Nancy Young, Gregory Niebel, Paul Keany, Tania Gonzalez, Danette Garrelts, Garrett Camilleri, and Seth Wayne. The Porcini Test runs through August 22 playing on Friday & Saturday at 8 pm and Sunday at 7 pm. Tickets are $30 and available for purchase at http://buytickets.at/theporcinitest/27010. (more...)

Mine is Yours Theatre Company to Bring ROMEO AND JULIET to 2015 Hollywood FringeMine is Yours Theatre Company to Bring ROMEO AND JULIET to 2015 Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

As part of the 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival, Mine is Yours Theatre Company will remount their adventurous 90-minute production of R&J, a gender-reversed Romeo and Juliet, which had a successful preview run last November at Theatre of NOTE. While remaining faithful to Shakespeare's language, R&J transforms Romeo into Romea, Juliet into Julian, Friar Laurence into Sister Laurence, etc., in an extravaganza of gender-swapping that makes this classic love story resonate in an electrifying new way.  (more...)

CAPTAIN FINN AND THE PIRATE DINOSAURS to Kick Off 2015 UK Tour, Feb 16CAPTAIN FINN AND THE PIRATE DINOSAURS to Kick Off 2015 UK Tour, Feb 16
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs, by Giles Andrea and Russell Ayto, are setting sail on a new adventure in 2015 following a rollicking award-winning run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, London Wonderground and Southbank Centre. The UK tour runs Monday 16th February - Sunday 31st May 2015, presented by Les Petits Theatre Company. (more...)

Miami Herald Poll Reveals Walkable Communities Number One Amenity For BuyersMiami Herald Poll Reveals Walkable Communities Number One Amenity For Buyers
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

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BWW Reviews: TWELFTH NIGHT, St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, June 29 2015BWW Reviews: TWELFTH NIGHT, St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, June 29 2015
by Gary Naylor - Jun 30, 2015

Gary Naylor sees another Shakespearean treat from Iris Theatre in an oasis of calm in the very heart of bustling London. (more...)

Rosewood Miramar Beach Montecito To Open 2018Rosewood Miramar Beach Montecito To Open 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

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THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS to Play The Marlowe TheatreTHE RIGHTS OF OTHERS to Play The Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

THE MARLOWE Theatre's second community production takes place next month (July) and features more than 240 performers. (more...)

BWW Sunday Exclusive Pride Special: Playwright Jonathan Tolins on Friday's Historic Ruling- 'Theater Definitely Played an Important Role in What Happened'BWW Sunday Exclusive Pride Special: Playwright Jonathan Tolins on Friday's Historic Ruling- 'Theater Definitely Played an Important Role in What Happened'
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 28, 2015

Playwright Jonathan Tolins (author of BUYER & CELLAR and TWILIGHT OF THE GOLDS) coined the phrase 'The Last Sunday in June' and turned it into a landmark play which debuted in 2003 at the Rattlestick Theater starring Arnie Burton, Donald Corren, Jonathan McClain, Susan Pourfar, Mark Setlock, Peter Smith, David Turner and Matthew Wilkas and directed by Trip Cullman. BroadwayWorld.com reached out to him this week as we face the most historic PRIDE in American History (more...)

Meme Kelly to Present OUR VOICES OUR STORIES at Promenade Playhouse, 7/19 & 26Meme Kelly to Present OUR VOICES OUR STORIES at Promenade Playhouse, 7/19 & 26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

OurVoices OurStories has riveting monologues, tantalizing dance, and inspiring, foot-stomping music that celebrates wounded souls allowing their voices to be heard as they re-make their stories. (more...)

Free People to Open New Store at Westfield Santa Anita MallFree People to Open New Store at Westfield Santa Anita Mall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

Specialty fashion brand, Free People, will open its 108th boutique across the United States and Canada on July 10th, 2015. Opening at Arcadia's Westfield Santa Anita Mall, the new store will be Free People's largest boutique in the Los Angeles area. Boasting 4,712 gross square feet, Free People's brand will bring an exciting mix of its coveted eclectic apparel to the shopping destination, alongside a special 'Intimately Free People' area. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Launches New Concert Programs for  Musician Innovation GrantPacific Symphony Launches New Concert Programs for Musician Innovation Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2015

Orange County, Calif.-June 18, 2015-Inspired by the creative minds and unique backgrounds of its musicians, Pacific Symphony and its Board of Directors awarded four orchestra members with a "Musician Innovation Grant" totaling $20,000 to fund new artistic projects. The grant's purpose is to give musicians the opportunity for original expression, creativity and experimentation, with the goal of serving new communities and developing new or deeper interest in classical music. These four chamber music performances explore such diverse themes as obsession, synesthesia, suppressed musical treasures of the 20th century, as well as classical and Broadway music. Taking place from June through next season, each of the events is free or low-cost to attend and features a chamber ensemble of Symphony musicians and outside artistic collaborators. For more about these projects and Pacific Symphony, call (714) 755-5799 or visit www.PacificSymphony.org. (more...)

Dreamthinkspeak to Stage New Production of ABSENT OPENING at Shoreditch Town HallDreamthinkspeak to Stage New Production of ABSENT OPENING at Shoreditch Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Tristan Sharps and dreamthinkspeak today announce the opening of their new piece Absent which will be staged at Shoreditch Town Hall from 24 August to 25 October with press performances on 1 and 2 September. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Kicks Off Season with Gala; Announces Complete ScheduleAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Kicks Off Season with Gala; Announces Complete Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2015

Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 2015 Lincoln Center engagement kicked off with a star-studded Ailey Spirit Gala on Wednesday, June 10th. The one-night-only benefit performance and party honoring the Ford Foundation and sponsored by FedEx featured supermodel and actor Tyson Beckford as Honorary Chair. Gala Co-Chairs were Gina F. Adams, Ricki Lander, Almaz & Marc S. Strachan, Pamela Zilly & John Schaefer and Daria L. & Eric J. Wallach, and the Vice Chairs were Michele & Timothy Barakett, Dr. N. Anthony & Robyn Coles, and Leslie & Tom Maheras. The evening helped raise over $1 million for Ailey's extensive educational programs for young people, including AileyCamp and scholarships to The Ailey School. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tyson Beckford, Taye Diggs, Tituss Burgess and More Attend 2015 Ailey Spirit GalaPhoto Flash: Tyson Beckford, Taye Diggs, Tituss Burgess and More Attend 2015 Ailey Spirit Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 2015 Lincoln Center engagement kicked off with a star-studded Ailey Spirit Gala on Wednesday, June 10th. The one-night-only benefit performance and party honoring the Ford Foundation and sponsored by FedEx featured supermodel and actor Tyson Beckford as Honorary Chair. Gala Co-Chairs were Gina F. Adams, Ricki Lander, Almaz & Marc S. Strachan, Pamela Zilly & John Schaefer and Daria L. & Eric J. Wallach, and the Vice Chairs were Michele & Timothy Barakett, Dr. N. Anthony & Robyn Coles, and Leslie & Tom Maheras. The evening helped raise over $1 million for Ailey's extensive educational programs for young people, including AileyCamp and scholarships to The Ailey School. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Matthew Lillard Launches Campaign to Bring American Theatre to Edinburgh FringeMatthew Lillard Launches Campaign to Bring American Theatre to Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

Following in the footsteps of Jennifer Morrison (ONCE UPON A TIME, WARRIOR, HOUSE) and Charlie Carver (TEEN WOLF, THE LEFTOVERS), actor/director Matthew Lillard (SCREAM, THE BRIDGE, THE DESCENDANTS, SCOOBY-DOO) has launched a social media challenge to help bring American theater to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. (more...)

The Promenade Playhouse Announces Cast of THE PORCINI TESTThe Promenade Playhouse Announces Cast of THE PORCINI TEST
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2015

Announcing the stellar cast of THE PORCINI TEST, will be ready to open at The Promenade Playhouse on July 17th. (more...)

PONDLING Will US Premiere at 59E59 TheatersPONDLING Will US Premiere at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

59E59 Theaters will welcome Guna Nua Theatre Company (Dublin, Ireland) and Ramblinman with the US premiere of PONDLING, written and performed by Genevieve Hulme-Beaman and directed by Paul Meade. Part of Origin's 1st Irish Theatre Festival, PONDLING begins performances on Tuesday, September 8 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 4.  Press opening is Sunday, September 13 at 7:30 PM.  The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:30 PM; Friday at 8:30 PM; Saturday at 2:30 PM & 8:30 PM; and Sunday at 3:30 PM & 7:30 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $25 ($17.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or go to www.59e59.org.  (more...)

The Hypocrites' AMERICAN IDIOT to Rock The Den Theatre This FallThe Hypocrites' AMERICAN IDIOT to Rock The Den Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

The Hypocrites are thrilled to launch their 2015-16 season with the Chicago premiere of the smash Broadway musical AMERICAN IDIOT, featuring music by Grammy Award-winning punk rock band Green Day, book by Green Day frontman/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer and lyrics by Armstrong, direction by Steven Wilson, musical direction by Andra Velis Simon and choreography by Katie Spelman. AMERICAN IDIOT will play August 28 - October 25, 2015 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. (more...)

Super League Gaming Launches First Ever In-Theater, Social Video Game League In ColoradoSuper League Gaming Launches First Ever In-Theater, Social Video Game League In Colorado
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

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San Francisco Opera to Open 93rd Season This Fall with Gala Performance of LUISA MILLERSan Francisco Opera to Open 93rd Season This Fall with Gala Performance of LUISA MILLER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

San Francisco Opera celebrates the opening of its 93rd Season on Friday, September 11, 2015 with a gala performance of Verdi's Luisa Miller, conducted by Company Music Director Nicola Luisotti and featuring an international cast, led by soprano Leah Crocetto, tenor Michael Fabiano and baritone Vitaliy Bilyy. (more...)

Tottenham Summer Sets The Royal Court Theatre LineupTottenham Summer Sets The Royal Court Theatre Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

TOTTENHAM'S OWN is a celebration of work made by the local community and will include workshops and performance nights for home grown talent in the Tottenham area. (more...)

DROP DEAD PERFECT with Everett Quinton Begins Next Month Off-BroadwayDROP DEAD PERFECT with Everett Quinton Begins Next Month Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Hot on the high heels of last year's acclaimed sold-out production, the madcap comedy DROP DEAD PERFECT, starring the legendary Everett Quinton returns to the Theatre at St. Clements (423 West 46 Street - between 8th and 9th Avenues) for a limited 8-week engagement Off-Broadway with an opening set for Sunday, August 23rd.   Previews begin Wednesday, August 19th. With overwhelming rave reviews, critic picks, and audience accolades, DROP DEAD PERFECT is directed by Joe Brancato and written by Erasmus Fenn. The comedy is produced by Penguin Rep Theatre, Morton Wolkowitz, Barbara Freitag and Jamie deRoy.  Tickets are $69 and can be purchased by visiting www.dropdeadperfect.com or calling 845-786-2873. (more...)

Union County Brings Shakespeare's Romantic Masterpiece to Echo Lake ParkUnion County Brings Shakespeare's Romantic Masterpiece to Echo Lake Park
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Union County's free Shakespeare in the park tour of Romeo and Juliet continues on Thursday, July 23 at 7:00 p.m. at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside. Sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, admission is free. (more...)

NJ Rep to Present NOBODY'S GIRL, 8/20-9/20NJ Rep to Present NOBODY'S GIRL, 8/20-9/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to announce the U.S. Premiere of Nobody's Girl by Australian Playwright Rick Viede.  (more...)

DIRECTV Partners with Operation Gratitude on Fifth Annual Day of Service at Revolution Dealer ConferenceDIRECTV Partners with Operation Gratitude on Fifth Annual Day of Service at Revolution Dealer Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

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Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival Receives Major Trust AwardHappy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival Receives Major Trust Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

The Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival is delighted to announce that it has just received one of the largest awards to an arts festival this year, £300,000 from the UK-based T.S. Eliot Trust. This major new funding over three years secures the Festival's future for Enniskillen and Northern Ireland. (more...)

Shoreditch Town Hall Sets New Artistic ProgrammeShoreditch Town Hall Sets New Artistic Programme
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

Shoreditch Town Hall is proud to announce its most ambitious artistic programme yet, with a major commission from dreamthinkspeak, an exciting London Premiere from Kneehigh and the unveiling of its new 750-capacity Assembly Hall that is central to future programming at the Town Hall. (more...)

Win a One-on-One Master Session with Playwrights Neil LaBute, Rajiv Joseph, Stephen BelberWin a One-on-One Master Session with Playwrights Neil LaBute, Rajiv Joseph, Stephen Belber
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

Master playwrights Neil LaBute, Rajiv Joseph, Stephen Belber are offering one-one-one master advice contest for writers! (more...)

BWW Previews: 20th EPCOT INTERNATIONAL FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL 9/25 to 11/16BWW Previews: 20th EPCOT INTERNATIONAL FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL 9/25 to 11/16
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 14, 2015

Get ready for a culinary adventure at the 20th Epcot International Food and Wine Festival at Walt Disney World from September 25th through November 16th. (more...)

 RIPPLE OF HOPE Set for FringeNYC, 8/15-27 RIPPLE OF HOPE Set for FringeNYC, 8/15-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

As a part of FringeNYC from 8/15-8/27, former South Bronx public school drama teacher Karen Sklaire's empowering solo show RIPPLE OF HOPE: One Teacher's Journey to Make an Impact will have performances at the White Box Studio (440 Lafayette St.). Sklaire is currently a Drama teacher at PS2 in Manhattan and the show chronicles her trials and tribulations of being an advocate of the arts in our public schools. (more...)

112 Cast Members to Lead Site-Specific Play EXPLORING RADICALISM112 Cast Members to Lead Site-Specific Play EXPLORING RADICALISM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

In February of this year three regular school girls left Bethnal Green Academy to travel to Syria and join ISIS. As part of the National Youth Theatre's 2015 season director Nadia Latif (Carrot, Even Stillness Breathes Softly Against A Brick Wall) and playwright Omar El-Khairy (The Keepers of Infinite Space, Sour Lips) have responded, creating a brand new site specific Promenade production exploring the implications of radicalism and extremism on the people and communities behind the headlines. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look- Puppets in Iris Theatre's Promenade Version of PINOCCHIO in Covent GardenPhoto Flash: First Look- Puppets in Iris Theatre's Promenade Version of PINOCCHIO in Covent Garden
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2015

After last summer's Alice Through the Looking Glass, Iris Theatre returns for a 7th year of its celebrated summer season in the gardens of St Paul's Church, Covent Garden. Check out photos of the puppets below! (more...)

Angelenos Experience 'Future of Tech' Design of New Verizon Flagship Store On Santa Monica's 3rd St. PromenadeAngelenos Experience 'Future of Tech' Design of New Verizon Flagship Store On Santa Monica's 3rd St. Promenade
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

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FLY BY NIGHT to Premiere at Nite Art 2015FLY BY NIGHT to Premiere at Nite Art 2015
by Nora Dominick - Jul 1, 2015

Prepare to see Hamer Hall as you have never seen before in an immersive alternative reality adventure, Fly By Night premiering at Nite Art 2015 on Thursday July 23 and Open House Melbourne on 25 and 26 July. Weaving together dance, physical theatre, sound design and video art, the site-specific work uses iPhone devices to deliver a surprising, Promenade-style, self-guided tour via a purpose-built mobile application. (more...)

Freedom Studios to Present BRIEF ENCOUNTERS AT BRADFORD INTERCHANGE in OctoberFreedom Studios to Present BRIEF ENCOUNTERS AT BRADFORD INTERCHANGE in October
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

From Freedom Studios, the producers of the acclaimed Home Sweet Home and The Mill - The City of Dreams comes Brief Encounters at Bradford Interchange, a new site- specific Promenade production inspired by the people who work and travel through Bradford's iconic Interchange station. (more...)

Teatro Vivo's Family Show Returning to RedbridgeTeatro Vivo's Family Show Returning to Redbridge
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

Teatro Vivo want to take you on an adventure to the unknown where you may seek out a desperate Prince Charming, a very hungry Wolf or a rather wet Frog Prince. But beware of Snow White's wicked stepmother, she can be very demanding and be sure to stop by for a chance to dance with the Musicians of Bremen. (more...)

Upcoming CD Releases for July 2015Upcoming CD Releases for July 2015
by - Jul 1, 2015

Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for July, 2015. (more...)

Danette Garrelts to Star in THE PORCINI TEST at Promenade PlayhouseDanette Garrelts to Star in THE PORCINI TEST at Promenade Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

Playwright and Director Laureen Vonnegut is thrilled to have the talented and critically acclaimed actress, Danette Garrelts, starring as one of the Cast in her World Premiere 'THE PORCINI TEST' opening July 17th, at The Promenade Playhouse. (more...)

LEGO Exhibition Comes to the Atlanta Botanical Garden This FallLEGO Exhibition Comes to the Atlanta Botanical Garden This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

What has more than 375,000 LEGO bricks and features fanciful creatures such as a 6-foot-tall praying mantis and a swallowtail butterfly with a 5-foot wingspan? It's the fall sculpture exhibition at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville: Nature Connects: Art with LEGO Bricks. (more...)

BWW Previews: 20th EPCOT INTERNATIONAL FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL 9/25 to 11/16BWW Previews: 20th EPCOT INTERNATIONAL FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL 9/25 to 11/16
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 6, 2015

Make your plans now to attend the 20th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival from September 25th to November 16th. This celebration of great food promises to be better than ever. (more...)

Citizen Watch Company Of America Announces Sponsorship of  The US Open Tennis Championships for 23rd YearCitizen Watch Company Of America Announces Sponsorship of The US Open Tennis Championships for 23rd Year
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

LYNDHURST, N.J., Aug. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ In August 2014, Citizen Watch Company of America announced that it had come to an agreement with The United States Tennis Association (USTA) to extend its long-standing partnership through 2020. CITIZEN was the first corporate partner to extend its sponsorship through the completion of the strategic transformation of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (NTC). The new deal provided CITIZEN with expanded brand visibility throughout the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center grounds and an enhanced presence on US Open digital platforms, while continuing its position as the Exclusive Timekeeper for the tournament. CITIZEN also became the Official Timekeeper of the Emirates Airline US Open Series and now has a presence at all of the U.S.-based Series' tournaments. In addition to CITIZEN's presence within the US Open and Emirates Airline US Open Series, the brand has plans to be integrated into the USTA's future 'Home of American Tennis' in the Lake Nona region of Orlando, Florida. (more...)

Jeffrey Hatcher's A PICASSO Returns to Promenade PlayhouseJeffrey Hatcher's A PICASSO Returns to Promenade Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2015

The Promenade Playhouse's poignant professional production of "A PICASSO" by Jeffrey Hatcher, will return to Los Angeles for a limited engagement. Starring Natalia Lazarus and Charles Fathy and is produced and directed by Steven Ullman and Natalia Lazarus.Opening in English on September 25th to October 3rd. (more...)

Three Square Food Bank to Host HUNGER ACTION MONTH This SeptemberThree Square Food Bank to Host HUNGER ACTION MONTH This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

This September, Three Square Food Bank, a member of the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks, will observe the seventh annual Hunger Action Month -- an initiative designed to raise awareness on the issue of hunger and encourage the public to join the movement to help end it. Companies and individuals will join together to show support through grants, donations, events, volunteerism and social media campaigns to help the 1 in 6 people who face hunger in America -- including more than 305,000 people here in Southern Nevada. (more...)

Promenade Playhouse Announces Big Changes, Big Improvements & Upcoming SeasonPromenade Playhouse Announces Big Changes, Big Improvements & Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2015

In spite of all the ongoing controversy and uproar with with small Theatre, The Promenade Playhouse is not letting that slow down their future plans. Founder, Artistic Director and CEO, Natalia Lazarus, along with Managing Director Danette Garrelts are making plans to improve The Promenade Playhouse, with some major renovations to the interior as well as looking ahead to an exciting Fall, Winter and Spring line-up. (more...)

BWW Review: Could THE PORCINI TEST Be The Best Way to Define Your Relationship?BWW Review: Could THE PORCINI TEST Be The Best Way to Define Your Relationship?
by Shari Barrett - Aug 2, 2015

In our modern dating world, there is no real way to know when a relationship has the potential to last longer than a one night stand. In THE PORCINI TEST, a contemporary play written and directed by Laureen Vonnegut, three long-time friends with hidden truths and concealed weapons banter back and forth over drinks about the merits of men, many of whom they have shared, finally deciding the best way to sift through them is to give each the Porcini test, basically asking if they know how to correctly pronounce the Italian fungi properly. If so, you're in. If not, so long! (more...)

DROP DEAD PERFECT, Starring Everett Quinton, Begins Tomorrow Off-BroadwayDROP DEAD PERFECT, Starring Everett Quinton, Begins Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

DROP DEAD PERFECT, the madcap comedy starring the legendary Everett Quinton returns to the Theatre at St. Clements (423 West 46 Street - between 8th and 9th Avenues) and begins previews on Wednesday, August 19th, for a limited eight week engagement. The official opening is set for Sunday, August 23rd. (more...)

Mezzo-Soprano Jamie Barton Joins Tucker Foundation's 2015 Fall Gala LineupMezzo-Soprano Jamie Barton Joins Tucker Foundation's 2015 Fall Gala Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

The Richard Tucker Music Foundation holds its annual gala, one of the most highly anticipated events of the opera season, on Sunday, November 1 at the newly renamed David Geffen Hall in New York's Lincoln Center. (more...)

New Victory's 2015-16 LabWorks Residency Artists, Professional Development Companies SetNew Victory's 2015-16 LabWorks Residency Artists, Professional Development Companies Set
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

The New Victory Theater, New York City's premier theater for kids and families, announces the 2015-16 artist residencies and professional development companies for the 2015-16 New VictoryLabWorks program. Established to champion high-quality performing arts for audiences of all ages, New Victory LabWorks fosters the creation of new work, offers professional development and advocates for high-quality performing arts and arts engagement in the lives of young people by providing the necessary resources and mining opportunities for professional exchange among a broad spectrum of arts professionals living and creating work in NYC. (more...)

Barbara Chisholm to Lead ERMA BOMBECK: AT WIT'S END at Arena StageBarbara Chisholm to Lead ERMA BOMBECK: AT WIT'S END at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

"If life is a bowl of cherries, what am I doing in the pits?" Erma Bombeck, the award-winning humorist and syndicated columnist known for her wry and humorous take on family life, is the subject of the newest project from twin-sister journalists and playwrights Allison Engel and Margaret Engel-the world-premiere drama Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End debuting at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. The Engels reunite with director David Esbjornson (Arena Stage's Guess Who's Coming to Dinner) following their collaboration on the smash hit Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins, which starred Kathleen Turner in its celebrated 2012 run at Arena Stage. (more...)

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