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Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I (New York, NY)
131 West 55th Street

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Tuesday at 7pm
Wednesday at 2pm and 8pm
Thursday and Friday at 8pm
Saturday at 2pm and 8pm
Sunday at 2pm and 7pm

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Everyone is crazy in Romantic Poetry - crazy in love! Written by Pulitzer-Prize winning author John Patrick Shanley and music by Tony-Award winner Henry Krieger, you are sure to enjoy this crackpot musical romance.


Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat Join The New Group's STEVE; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere of STEVE, a new play by Mark Gerrard.  Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this production features Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced, Mario Cantone, Jerry Dixon, Malcolm Gets and Matt McGrath. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays November 3 - December 27 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for Wednesday, November 18. (more...)

BUS STOP, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN and More Set for USM Department of Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

The University of Southern Maine (USM) Department of Theatre is presenting an innovative and enlightening six-show season for 2014-2015, replete with skirt-chasing dames, lonely love-torn souls, original dance, a production at the Portland Stage Studio Theater featuring a satirical southern belle and her hypochondriac son, followed by a pistol-packing nun, and the Maine premiere of the sensational new musical, 'Catch Me If You Can,' as well as one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies 'shadowed' by American Sign Language interpreter-performers. (more...)

Review Roundup: ROMEO AND JULIET Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Sep 20, 2013

The new Broadway production of Shakespeare's timeless love story ROMEO AND JULIET starring international film star Orlando Bloom, making his Broadway debut opposite two-time Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad, officially opens tonight, Thursday, September 19, 2013 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Breaking News: Tony Winner Patina Miller Cast as 'Commander Paylor' in HUNGER GAMES: MOCKING JAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

She's got more magic to do! According to Deadline, Pippin show-stealer Patina Miller has been cast as Commander Paylor in Lionsgate's highly anticipated film THE HUNGER GAMES: Mockingjay Parts 1 & 2. The role marks the film debut for the actress and singer. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 10/3/2016 - THAT GOLDEN GIRLS SHOW! and More!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 3, 2016

Today's big news: THAT GOLDEN GIRLS SHOW! A PUPPET PARODY opens Off-Broadway, and the couples are set to perform Cirque du Soleil-inspired numbers on tonight's DANCING WITH THE STARS! (more...)

Tavi Gevinson, Ben Foster, Natasha Lyonne, Piper Perabo and More Sign on for John Patrick Shanley All-Day Readings
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

Animus Theatre Company, in association with Circle in the Square Professional Workshop, will be presenting selected works by John Patrick Shanley as part of their 2nd Annual All Day Reading Series on Monday, November 2 at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre. A ton of new talent has just joined the cast! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 28, 2015
by - Oct 28, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Tony Winner Patina Miller to Make Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2016

Tony Award-winning star of stage and screen, Patina Miller (CBS' 'Madam Secretary,' PBS' 'Mercy Street,' 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay,' Pippin on Broadway), will bring An Evening with Patina to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Today, October 15 (7 p.m.) and Sunday, October 16 (3 p.m.) (more...)

A.C.T. to Present Eugene O'Neill's AH, WILDERNESS! This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) continues its 2015-16 season with AH, WILDERNESS!, Eugene O'Neill's passionate coming-of-age classic. AH, WILDERNESS! is a tender portrait of a sensitive teenage poet whose experience of first love leads him into the raptures of Romantic Poetry and the pain of heartbreak. (more...)

First Look at Tony Winner Patina Miller in THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - Part I
by Movies News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Blackfilm.com has shared a first look at Tony Award winner Patina Miller as Commander Paylor in the highly anticipated film THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART I. (more...)

The New Group's STEVE Begins Performances Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

The New Group presents the world premiere of STEVE, a new play by Mark Gerrard. Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this production features Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced, Mario Cantone, Jerry Dixon, Malcolm Gets and Matt McGrath. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays tonight, November 3, through December 27 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for Wednesday, November 18. (more...)

Paul Muldoon and More Set for WP Theater's 'DEAR MISS BISHOP' Poetry Series Alongside DEAR ELIZABETH
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

Women's Project Theater, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Maureen Moynihan, in conjunction with Farrar, Straus and Giroux, has announced DEAR MISS BISHOP: Poets in Conversation with Sarah Ruhl's Dear Elizabeth, a series of conversations with important contemporary poets to accompany the current presentation of Sarah Ruhl's DEAR ELIZABETH, now playing at the WP's new artistic home, the McGinn/Cazale Theater. (more...)

The New Group's STEVE, Directed by Cynthia Nixon, Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

The New Group presents the world premiere of STEVE, a new play by Mark Gerrard. Directed by Cynthia Nixon, this production features Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced, Mario Cantone, Jerry Dixon, Malcolm Gets and Matt McGrath. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays now through December 27 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for tonight, November 18. (more...)

Scott Foley, Eric Lange & More to Join Blythe Danner in THE COUNTRY HOUSE at Geffen Playhouse this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Geffen Playhouse announces that Scott Foley (Scandal, The Unit, Felicity), Eric Lange (The Bridge, Weeds), David Rasche (Speed-The-Plow Broadway, Lunch Hour), Emily Swallow (The Mentalist, Manhattan Theatre Club's Romantic Poetry), and Sarah Steele (off-Broadway: Slowgirl, The Netflix Plays) are joining Tony and Emmy winner Blythe Danner in the world premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies's The Country House. (more...)

Photo Special: Happy Birthday Idina Menzel - Part 1; WICKED, RENT & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 30, 2015

As the star embarks TONIGHT on a new world tour, we'll celebrating Idina Menzel's birthday with a look back into the BWW Photo Archvies! (more...)

Theater at Monmouth to Present Jo Roets' Adaptation of 'CYRANO'
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Theater at Monmouth will kick-off its 2016 Vive La France season with Cyrano adapted by Jo Roets from Edmond Rostand's 1897 masterpiece on Saturday, June 25th at 7:30 p.m. Infused with enchantment from start to finish, this classic tale of unrequited love offers an inspired take on Rostand's admired work. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Quintessence Theatre, Philadelphia's only all-classical repertory theatre, announces its seventh season of progressive classics. Season 2016-2017 includes MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN in the fall, a world premiere family holiday classic WILDE TALES, a rotating repertory: LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST and THE BROKEN HEART in the spring, and UNCLE VANYA to close the season in the summer. (more...)

BREAKING: Andrew Rannells & Patina Miller to Announce TONY AWARD Nominations Live, Today
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Broadway veterans Andrew Rannells and Patina Miller will announce the nominations for this year's 70th annual TONY AWARDS on May 3rd. (more...)

First Look - Patina Miller, Bebe Neuwirth Star in New CBS Series MADAM SECRETARY
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2014

CBS announced its 2014-15 programming slate this morning. Among the network's new series is Barbara Hall and Morgan Freeman's political drama MADAM SECRETARY starring Broadway's Patina Miller and Bebe Neuwirth. (more...)

CBS Orders MADAM SECRETARY with Patina Miller & Bebe Neuwirth to Series
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

CBS has ordered Barbara Hall and Morgan Freeman's political drama pilot MADAM SECRETARY to series, it was recently announced - and the cast boats a pair of Broadway-headliners. (more...)

Patina Miller's American Songbook Concert Airs as Part of LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER on PBS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Live From Lincoln Center's American Songbook Series presents 2013 Tony Award winner Patina Miller's highly-anticipated concert tonight on PBS. Miller is both a fresh new face and a performer at the very top of her game. Her first concert special features music ranging from classic R&B to Broadway's best. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST at Quintessence Theatre Group
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre with its spring 2017 repertory productions of William Shakespeare's Love's Labor's Lost and John Ford's The Broken Heart. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave., Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast of Love's Labor's Lost in action below! (more...)

Women's Project Theater's THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOW Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and Women's Project Theater present the world premiere of The Undeniable Sound of Right Now, written by Laura Eason (S e x with Strangers,'House of Cards') and directed by Kirsten Kelly (Slipping), beginning tonight, March 19 at 7pm at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place, west of Seventh Avenue South. Opening night is set for Thursday, April 2 at 7pm. The production is set to run through Saturday, May 2. (more...)

BREAKING: Andrew Rannells & Patina Miller to Announce TONY AWARD Nominations Live, 5/3
by TV News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Broadway veterans Andrew Rannells and Patina Miller will announce the nominations for this year's 70th annual TONY AWARDS on May 3rd. (more...)

ROMEO AND JULIET Announced as Shakespeare Festival St. Louis' 2018 Production
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis announced today that Romeo and Juliet will be the 2018 season main stage production at Shakespeare Glen in Forest Park. A romantic tragedy, the production is scheduled June 1-24; preview nights are set for May 30-31. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tony Winner Patina Miller Weds David Mars in New York City!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Tony winner Patina Miller is officially off the market! (more...)

Scott Foley, Eric Lange and More Join Blythe Danner in THE COUNTRY HOUSE, Opening Tonight at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Geffen Playhouse welcomes Scott Foley (Scandal, The Unit, Felicity), Eric Lange (The Bridge, Weeds), David Rasche (Speed-The-Plow Broadway, Lunch Hour), Emily Swallow (The Mentalist, Manhattan Theatre Club's Romantic Poetry), and Sarah Steele (off-Broadway: Slowgirl, The Netflix Plays) alongside Tony and Emmy winner Blythe Danner in the world premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies's The Country House. (more...)

Joseph Dougherty's CHESTER BAILEY to Make World Premiere at A.C.T. Next Summer; David Strathairn to Star
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

A.C.T. favorite and Academy Award nominee, David Strathairn (Underneath the Lintel at A.C.T.; film: 'Good Night, and Good Luck,' 'Lincoln,' 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'), returns to American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) for a special three-week engagement of Joseph Dougherty's Chester Bailey (May 25-June 2, 2016) at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater. (more...)

BUS STOP, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN and More Set for USM Department of Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

The University of Southern Maine (USM) Department of Theatre is presenting an innovative and enlightening six-show season for 2014-2015, replete with skirt-chasing dames, lonely love-torn souls, original dance, a production at the Portland Stage Studio Theater featuring a satirical southern belle and her hypochondriac son, followed by a pistol-packing nun, and the Maine premiere of the sensational new musical, "Catch Me If You Can," as well as one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies "shadowed" by American Sign Language interpreter-performers. (more...)

Tony Winner Patina Miller to Make Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Tony Award-winning star of stage and screen, Patina Miller (CBS' 'Madam Secretary,' PBS' 'Mercy Street,' 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay,' Pippin on Broadway), will bring An Evening with Patina to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Saturday, October 15 (7 p.m.) and Sunday, October 16 (3 p.m.) (more...)

Broadway-Bound THE COUNTRY HOUSE, Starring Blythe Danner, Ends LA Run
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2014

The Country House began previews June 3, in the Gil Cates Theater at the Geffen Playhouse, and officially opened June 11. The play, a new comedy about a deeply dramatic family, was written by Donald Margulies and was his sixth Geffen Production, including Dinner With Friends, Coney Island Christmas, Times Stands Still, and Sight Unseen. The Country House closes today. (more...)

Photos and Video: Meet the Full Cast of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
by Meet the Cast - Jan 9, 2014

The new musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter is currently in previews on Broadway at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 West 43rd Street), following a critically acclaimed, sold-out World Premiere in San Francisco. An official opening night set for Sunday, January 12, 2014. Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group to Stage LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST and THE BROKEN HEART in Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre with its spring 2017 repertory productions of William Shakespeare's Love's Labor's Lost and John Ford's The Broken Heart. (more...)

VIDEO: Patina Miller Performs; Cynthia Nixon Speaks at Mayor Bill de Blasio's Inauguration
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2014

Watch Nixon's speech in full as well as Miller's performance of the John Lennon classic 'Imagine' at yesterday's swearing in ceremony for New York mayor Bill de Blasio. (more...)

Daughter Completes Mother's Life Work, Publishes 'Immortal Kisses - Confessions of a Poet'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

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BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Opens Tonight - Meet the Cast!
by Meet the Cast - Jan 12, 2014

The new musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter opens TONIGHT at the Sondheim Theatre on Broadway. Below - meet the cast! (more...)

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More Set to Direct The Muny's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Muny Executive Producer Mike Isaacson announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2014 Season, which opens on June 16 with Billy Elliot The Musical. "We're so happy these exciting artists are creating our 2014 season," said Isaacson. "This is a challenging season, one with incredible variety and power. We're fortunate that such extraordinary talents will be creating our 'Muny Magic.'" (more...)

Global Potential Celebrates 10th Anniversary with a Gala Concert Featuring Patina Miller
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

?Global Potential, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in New York, NY, announced today that it will mark the 10th anniversary of their transformative program with a gala concert celebration featuring special guest, Tony Award winner, Patina Miller. (more...)

Lester Greenman Launches Promotional YouTube Video on 2013 Book
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

With his 2013 collection of Romantic Poetry titled 'Love Poems and Musings from an 86 Year Old Widower' (published by iUniverse), author Lester Greenman inspires love and romance in readers. Greenman, who was married to his late wife for 63 years, dedicates his work to her. This year, his book will reach a wider audience with a new promotional video, soon to be available on YouTube. (more...)

Rattlestick & Women's Project's THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOW Begins Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and Women's Project Theater will present the world premiere of The Undeniable Sound of Right Now, written by Laura Eason (S e x with Strangers,'House of Cards') and directed by Kirsten Kelly (Slipping), beginning Thursday, March 19 at 7pm at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, 224 Waverly Place, west of Seventh Avenue South. Opening night is set for Thursday, April 2 at 7pm. The production is set to run through Saturday, May 2. (more...)

PIPPIN's Patina Miller to Perform at NYC Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio's Inauguration Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2013

The New York Times reporter Kate Taylor ?Tweeted today that PIPPIN's 'Leading Player' Patina Miller will perform John Lennon's 'Imagine' at Bill de Blasio's inauguration tomorrow in New York City. (more...)

Stephen Lee Anderson, Stephen Bogardus, Patti Cohenour and More to Lead Steve Martin's BRIGHT STAR at The Old Globe; Walter Bobbie Directs!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Bright Star, a new American musical featuring music by Edie Brickell and Steve Martin, lyrics by Brickell, and book by Martin, based on an original story by Martin and Brickell. Directed by Walter Bobbie, Bright Star will run September 13 - November 2, 2014 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run September 13 - September 27. Opening night is Sunday, September 28 at 7:00 p.m. Single tickets go on sale on Friday, August 8 at noon. (more...)

A.C.T. to Present Eugene O'Neill's AH, WILDERNESS! This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) continues its 2015-16 season with AH, WILDERNESS!, Eugene O'Neill's passionate coming-of-age classic. AH, WILDERNESS! is a tender portrait of a sensitive teenage poet whose experience of first love leads him into the raptures of Romantic Poetry and the pain of heartbreak. (more...)

Breaking News: Jerry Dixon, Jenn Colella, Jason Tam, Tamika Lawrence Join IF/THEN; Opposite Menzel, LaChanze, Rapp & Snyder
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2013

Producer David Stone has announced the remaining principal cast members ofIf/Then, the HIGHLY-anticipated upcoming world premiere musical by the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning creative team behind Next To Normal, Tom Kitt (music), Brian Yorkey (book and lyrics), and Michael Greif (director). (more...)

Woman Fulfills Her Mother's Dying Wish and Publishes Her Book of Hauntingly Romantic Poetry, Immortalizing Her Mother on Mother's Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

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Woman Fulfills Her Mother's Dying Wish and Publishes Her Book of Hauntingly Romantic Poetry, Immortalizing Her Mother on Mother's Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

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BWW Exclusive: Ivan Hernandez Joins A CHORUS LINE at the Muny
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Ivan Hernandez has joined the cast of A CHORUS LINE, running at The Muny July 29-August 4. Hernandez will play Zach, joining previously announced: Caley Crawford (Bebe), Rick Faugno (Al), Hannah Florence (Diana), Jolina Javier (Connie), Madison Johnson (Kristine), Sean Jones (Mike), Evan Kinnane (Bobby), Sarah Meahl (Val), Matt Meigs (Larry), Ian Paget (Paul), Justin Prescott (Don), Drew Redington (Mark), Kiira Schmidt (Judy), Bronwyn Tarboton (Maggie), Sharrod Williams (Richie) and Victor Wisehart (Greg) join the previously announced Bianca Marroquin (Cassie) and Megan Sikora (Sheila).??????? (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Happy 450th Birthday, William Shakespeare!
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 24, 2014

Today we are turning our attention to the world's most famous playwright on the 450th anniversary of his birth this week - the incomparable Bard himself, William Shakespeare. (more...)

Patina Miller and Bebe Neuwirth Kick Off Awards Season with Drama League Nominees; Watch Live at 11AM!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Tony Award-winners Patina Miller (Pippin) and Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago) will announce the 2017 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award later this morning, April 19, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Sardi's (234 West 44th Street, 2nd Floor). (more...)

Patina Miller and Bebe Neuwirth to Announce 2017 Drama League Nominees; BroadwayWorld to Stream Live!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

The Drama League has announced, today, Tony Award-winners Patina Miller (Pippin) and Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago) will announce the 2017 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award on Wednesday morning, April 19, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Sardi's (234 West 44th Street, 2nd Floor). (more...)

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