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Public Theater [Martinson Theater] (New York, NY)
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RUNAWAYS is composed by Elizabeth Swados and premiered at the Public Theather NYC, 1978. This excellent show which spans multiple musical styles featured such performers as Diane Lane, Trini Alverado, Jossie de Guzman, and Karen Evans.


NORTHBOUND Goes from Stage to Free Screen Showing May 15
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2017

Following a successful run at Theater for the New City, Northbound, a play mixing real figures from the era of slavery and emancipation with a fictional story, is back this time on the screen. (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Stage West Coast Premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' AN OCTOROON
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the West Coast premiere of An Octoroon written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and directed by Eric Ting will close out its season. (more...)

Hulu Orders MARVEL'S RUNAWAYS; Greenlights Second Season of HANDMAID'S TALE
by TV News Desk - May 3, 2017

Today at the Hulu Upfront Presentation at Madison Square Garden Theater, Hulu announced a multitude of innovative advertising tools, original series orders and content licensing agreements, and reported significant audience growth to 47 million total unique viewers. (more...)

York Theatre Company Announces May Developmental Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present staged readings of three new musicals. (more...)

Did You Know... Our Favorite Fun Facts About the 2017 Tony Nominees!
by Matt Tamanini - May 2, 2017

The 2017 Tony nominations were announced this morning. If you haven't checked them out yet, what are you waiting for?! CLICK HERE to check out a full list of this year's nominees, and HERE for reactions from the lucky few! (more...)

ABC Picks Up THE CROSSING, THE GOSPEL OF KEVIN & More for 2017-18 Season
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2017

ABC Studios and ABC Signature Studios had another successful selling season with 11 new shows going into production for a total of 21 series between the two studios, as well as a new series from ABC Studios International, an increase over last year. (more...)

Brian d'Arcy James, Christopher Jackson, Phillipa Soo, Sydney Lucas and More Sign on for The Public's 'HAIR TO HAMILTON' Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The Public Theater announced today that The Public Theater's Annual Gala, HAIR TO HAMILTON, 50 Years of Revolutionary Musicals, will take place on Monday, June 5 at the Delacorte Theater. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 13, 2017
by - May 13, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Diane Lane Underwrites The Ziegfeld Club's Liz Swados Inspiration Grant for Female Music Educators
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The Ziegfeld Club, one of the first New York City performing arts charities to benefit women, has announced the second Liz Swados Inspiration Grant to honor an influential female music educator in New York City. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 11, 2017
by - May 11, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Showtime Greenlights New Comedy Series SMILF from Frankie Shaw
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2017

SHOWTIME has announced the pick-up of the new half-hour comedy series SMILF from Frankie Shaw, based on her Sundance Film Festival Jury Award-winning short film of the same name. (more...)

FIREFLIES World Premiere, SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS and More Slated for Long Wharf Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre announces its 53rd season: a riotous farce, an uplifting musical, a quest for enlightenment, and stories of love, empathy, and friendship. (more...)

Toshiba Introduces Low Reverse-Current Schottky Barrier Diodes for Voltage Boosting Circuits
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

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Cast of WGN America's UNDERGROUND Set for Live Tweeting Experience Tonight
by TV News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

UNDERGROUND fans everywhere can experience the exhilarating season two premiere of the hit Underground Railroad thriller right alongside the show's cast and creative team, for a special 'tweet up' viewing experience (more...)

Biannual Art Party Celebrates the Work of High Concept Labs' Sponsored Artists
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

On Saturday, April 29, the arts service organization High Concept Labs (HCL) celebrates its Sponsored Artists at the biannual HCL Open House at Mana Contemporary Chicago from 7:30 to 11:00 PM. The open warehouse art party will include works-in-progress, performances, installations, and music by artists from the organization's past and present. Light bites, drinks, and much more await partygoers.   (more...)

BOSTON Welcomes JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS Aboard The 2017 Hyper Space Tour New Concert Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

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BOSTON Welcomes JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS Aboard The 2017 Hyper Space Tour New Concert Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

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Boston Welcomes Joan Jett & The Blackhearts to 2017 Hyper Space Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Music legends BOSTON continue their Hyper Space Tour this summer with the iconic JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS, for an additional 21 cities, presented by Live Nation. (more...)

Famed Hollywood Publicist Pens Drama About Homeless LGBTQ Youth Adrift in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Theater for the New City (Crystal Field Executive Artistic Director) will present the World Premiere of WINK, a new play by Neil Koenigsberg, directed by Ron Beverly. Previews begin Thursday, April 13 with opening night set for Wednesday, April 19. (more...)

UC Berkeley to Present Naomi Iizuka's POLAROID STORIES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

This Spring, UC Berkeley's Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies (TDPS) presents Naomi Iizuka's Polaroid Stories, an eye-opening depiction of the lives of street youth woven together with tales from Ovid's Metamorphoses. (more...)

WGN America Releases First Look of John Legend as Renowned Abolitionist Frederick Douglass in Season Two of 'Underground'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

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Broadway Stars Join Benefit BREATHE to Fund a Mother's Medical Bills
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Performer Lauren Testerman (Love Quirks; Off-Broadway's The Black Book) and performer/composer Tim Realbuto (Ghostlight the musical; Off-Broadway's YES) will co-direct and star in a benefit concert entitled BREATHE: AN EVENING OF LIFE, LOVE AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN on April 4th at 9:00 PM at the Triad Theatre in New York City. They will be joined on stage by some of NYC's best talent, including stars from television and the Broadway stage. (more...)

Lauren Testerman and Tim Realbuto to Present Benefit Concert BREATHE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Performer Lauren Testerman (Love Quirks; Off-Broadway's The Black Book) and performer/composer Tim Realbuto (Ghostlight the musical; Off-Broadway's YES) will co-direct and star in a benefit concert entitled BREATHE: AN EVENING OF LIFE, LOVE AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN on April 4th at 9:00 PM at the Triad Theatre in New York City. (more...)

Cast & Creative Team Revealed for Live-Action Adaptation of MARVEL'S CLOAK & DAGGER
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Freeform and Marvel today announced the cast and creative team for its highly anticipated series, MARVEL'S CLOAK & DAGGER, a live-action adaptation of the popular Marvel comic. (more...)

Pivot Arts & Loyola University Announce 2017 Arts Incubator Program
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Pivot Arts and Loyola University's Department of Fine and Performing Arts (DFPA) are pleased to announce the fifth year of their performing arts incubator program for professional artists that includes mentorships for Loyola undergraduates. The program provides ensembles and artists time and space to develop original work that is innovative, collaborative and often blurs the boundaries between music, dance, theater and other disciplines. Students work alongside professional artists on each project.   (more...)

Watch Music Video for 'Bright Lights' (Sam Feldt Remix)
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Platinum-selling Dutch producer Sam Feldt has kicked off his 2017 with a blissful rework of ambient music duo HAEVN's single 'Bright Lights', out now via Spinnin' Records. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Photos Just Released for LIZZIE at Greenwich Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

On a sweltering summer morning in 1892, in a small New England city, a prominent businessman and his wife were axed to death in their home. Their daughter Lizzie Borden was the prime suspect. Lizzie's trial was a coast-to-coast media sensation, and her story has become an American legend. (more...)

Stars Of HAMILTON, MISS SAIGON, And A BRONX TALE Will Honor RENT In Valentine's Day Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

On February 12th, Broadway, National Tour, and Off-Broadway alumni of the Pulitzer Prize winning musical RENT will present Seasons of Love, a special Valentine's Day tribute to the hit musical at The Cutting Room. (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...)

Cast Announced for Hulu's Highly Anticipated Project MARVEL'S RUNAWAYS
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

The wait is over. Marvel has found their Runaways. Marvel Television announced today the first group of young actors has been set for MARVEL'S Runaways the highly anticipated project with popular streaming service, Hulu (more...)

Encores! Off-Center Season to Feature ASSASSINS, REALLY ROSIE, and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

City Center has just announced that this year's Encores! Off-Center season will include staged concert revivals of Assassins, The Bubbly Black Girls Sheds Her Chameleon Skin, and Really Roise.  (more...)

BRIGHT STAR's A.J. Shively to Lead Reading of New Musical CONRACK at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, in association with Quill Entertainment Company, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present the staged reading of the new musical Conrack, based on the novel The Water Is Wide by Pat Conroy, with music by Lee Pockriss, book by Granville Wyche Burgess, lyrics by Anne Croswell, additional music by Doug Katsaros, and additional lyrics by Granville Wyche Burgess. (more...)

UC Berkeley to Present Naomi Iizuka's POLAROID STORIES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

This Spring, UC Berkeley's Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies (TDPS) presents Naomi Iizuka's Polaroid Stories, an eye-opening depiction of the lives of street youth woven together with tales from Ovid's Metamorphoses. (more...)

High Concept Labs Announces Its Spring 2017 Sponsored Artists
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

High Concept Labs (HCL) today announces the Spring 2017 lineup of its flagship Sponsored Artist Program. Eight artists and collaboratives will develop, rehearse, and present new work for Chicago audiences this season. In conjunction with rehearsal and performance space, HCL provides Sponsored Artists with administrative, marketing, production, documentation, and development assistance. 2017 marks the seventh year of the Sponsored Artist Program. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre presents Regional Premiere of WHEN WE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) travels back to the 1970s with When We Were Young and Unafraid, an intriguing drama by Sarah Treem, one of the writers behind Netflix's House of Cards and co-creator of Showtime's award-winning drama The Affair. In this moving piece, a new arrival's influence forces the residents of an underground women's shelter to confront their own secrets. This powerful drama explores the passion of youth, the wisdom of age, and the people who awaken us to new possibilities. Playing February 21-March 12, 2017. Directed by Drew Fracher. (more...)

Hell in a Handbag to Stage LADY X - A MUISCAL at Mary's Attic This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Hold the presses! Hell in a Handbag Productions announced today it will open its 15th season with the world premiere of LADY X - A MUSICAL, a shocking expose ripped from the headlines of yesteryear! LADY X will replace the previously announced musical VALLEY!, from April 21 - June 11, 2017 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago.   (more...)

Ensemble Theatre presents Regional Premiere of WHEN WE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) travels back to the 1970s with When We Were Young and Unafraid, an intriguing drama by Sarah Treem, one of the writers behind Netflix's House of Cards and co-creator of Showtime's award-winning drama The Affair. In this moving piece, a new arrival's influence forces the residents of an underground women's shelter to confront their own secrets. This powerful drama explores the passion of youth, the wisdom of age, and the people who awaken us to new possibilities. Playing February 21-March 12, 2017. Directed by Drew Fracher. (more...)

Chicago Slam Works to Stage Anti-Valentine's Day Farce NEVERMIND, IT'S NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 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...)

Cast Complete for A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Starring Will Cobbs and Dawn Ursula, at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The 'play that changed American theater forever' (New York Times) comes to Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater for the first time ever this spring. (more...)

Additional Cast Announced for New Live-Action Series MARVEL'S CLOAK & DAGGER
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Freeform and Marvel today announced six new series regulars for its highly anticipated series, MARVEL'S CLOAK & DAGGER a live-action adaptation of the popular Marvel comic. (more...)

SEASONS OF LOVE Concert Featuring Cast from HAMILTON, MISS SAIGON, A BRONX TALE, and More Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2017

Tonight, Lexi Lawson, currently playing 'Eliza Schuyler' in Broadway's Hamilton, will join starry alumni of the Broadway, National Tour, and Off-Broadway companies of the Pulitzer Prize winning musical RENT. The special Valentine's Day tribute to the hit musical will take place on February 12 at The Cutting Room. The show will include songs from the musical, as well as special, unheard stories from former cast members, includingRichard H. Blake (A Bronx Tale, Legally Blonde), Antoine L. Smith (Miss Saigon), Corey Mach (Godspell, Hands on a Hardbody), and Christina Sajous (American Idiot, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark). (more...)

HAMILTON's Lexi Lawson Joins SEASONS OF LOVE Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Lexi Lawson, currently playing 'Eliza Schuyler' in Broadway's Hamilton, will join starry alumni of the Broadway, National Tour, and Off-Broadway companies of the Pulitzer Prize winning musical RENT. (more...)

SIGN & SING Presents 2nd Annual Concert at Symphony Space for NY Opera Fest
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2017

Will the statue of Venus come alive? Can the vagabond find a travel companion? SIGN & SING'S "EXPLORATIONS" examines three stories of love and travel, reimagining great works of classical music in sung English and American Sign Language. (more...)

The Dance Cartel to Bring Energy-Busting Experience ONTHEFLOOR to OBERON
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater's (A.R.T.) second stage and club theater venue, presents ONTHEFLOOR, created and performed by The Dance Cartel. Performances will be held on Thursday, April 27 and Friday, April 28 at OBERON, 2 Arrow St, Cambridge. (more...)

Janet McTeer Joins Cast of Netflix's MARVEL'S JESSICA JONES for Season Two
by TV News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Marvel Television and Netflix announced today that Golden Globe(R) winner and two-time Academy Award(R) nominated actress, Janet McTeer ('Tumbleweeds,' 'Albert Nobbs,' 'Me Before You'), will join the cast of the sophomore season of the Peabody(R) and Emmy(R) Award-winning, MARVEL'S JESSICA JONES. (more...)

Live-Action Comedy MARVEL'S NEW WARRIORS Heads to Freeform with Straight-to-Series Order
by TV News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Freeform, Marvel Television and ABC Signature today announced their second project together, MARVEL'S NEW WARRIORS, a new comedic live-action adaptation of the popular Marvel comic featuring young adult heroes. This marks Marvel's first foray into comedy for a television series. (more...)

Corey Feldman And Celebrity Friends Take A Stand Against Bullying By Hosting Modern Day Telethon for Autism
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

ACT Today! (Autism Care and Treatment Today!), a national non-profit organization whose mission is to provide access to care and treatment to children with autism, will be the beneficiary of a special worldwide Facebook Live event, "Corey Feldman's Autism Angels," on Wednesday, May 24th from 12 PM to 4 PM PST. Feldman, who received both backlash and support following his viral performance on The Today Show, is taking a stand against bullying and actively teaching kids that it's okay to be different. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at WINK at Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Theater for the New City presents the World Premiere of WINK, a new play by Neil Koenigsberg, directed by Ron Beverly, running through May 7. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

SIGN & SING Presents 2nd Annual Concert at Symphony Space for NY Opera Fest
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

As part of the 2017 New York Opera Fest, SIGN & SING will present EXPLORATIONS, which examines three stories of love and travel, reimagining great works of classical music in sung English and American Sign Language (ASL). (more...)

Bess Wohl's SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS To Launch National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Producer Eva Price is proud to announce that the critically acclaimed play Small Mouth Sounds, written by Bess Wohl and directed by Obie Award-winner Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812), will launch a national tour beginning this fall at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut. (more...)

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