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223 W. 42nd St.

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Based on the unproduced musical The Little Thing


Northern Beaches Gets Its First Cabaret Festival: CABARET IN THE GLEN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2017

Glen Street Theatre is proud to announce the program for the inaugural Cabaret in the Glen, the first cabaret festival on Sydney's Northern Beaches and North Shore. Over five days and nights, and across two live stages, Glen Street Theatre will transform into a glorious feast of entertainment, theatre, music, art and conversation. From film to live music concerts, panel events and cabaret, Cabaret in the Glen will be positively bursting at the seams. (more...)

BWW Review: Sprightly and Sparkling Moliere's LEARNED LADIES at TAM
by Carla Maria Verdino-SŁllwold - Jul 8, 2017

Four hundred and forty-five years later French playwright Moliere still bubbles with joyous, effervescent, sometimes mordant wit, and it is just this sparkle that Theater at Monmouth's new production of The Learned Ladies serves up in generous, exuberant fashion in an elegantly translated (uncredited), briskly performed, hugely witty comedy of manners about the affectations of a group of philosophy-loving women and the gender politics of their world. (more...)

SALA Festival Program Available Now
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Australia's biggest community-based visual arts festival gets even bigger with 660 free exhibitions for 20th anniversary year (more...)

Nashville's Circle Players Reveals Cinema-Inspired 68th Season
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 7, 2017

Bring It On The Musical launches Circle Players' cinema-inspired 68th Season - a lineup that includes four musicals and one play - and the company is offering season ticket packages for theater-goers eager to witness the oldest community theater in Middle Tennessee's latest slate of productions, all related to  major motion pictures. (more...)

First Full U.S. Staging of Dvorak's DIMITRIJ to Open at Bard SummerScape
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Opening next Friday, July 28, Bard SummerScape presents the long overdue American staged premiere of Dimitrij (1882). Set to a libretto by Marie Cervinkova-Riegrova, one of the relatively few 19th-century women to contribute to the genre, Antonín Dvorák's grand opera is rarely produced outside the Czech Republic, and only received its U.S. concert premiere more than a century after its composition. (more...)

Kate Baldwin and Kate Shindle Honored with 2017 Sarah Siddons Society Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago has announced 2017 winners of the prestigious Actor of the Year Award. (more...)

Five Sopranos Reunite for John Gallagher's SARAH Q
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

The Sopranos stars Tony Sirico (¬ďPaulie Walnuts¬Ē), Frank Vincent (¬ďPhil Leotardo¬Ē), Vincent Pastore (¬ďBig Pussy¬Ē), Federico Castelluccio (¬ďFurio¬Ē) and William DeMeo (¬ďJason Molinaro¬Ē) reunite in director John Gallagher's new feature film Sarah Q. Written by Gallagher (The Deli, Blue Moon, The Networker) and Joe Benedetto (Hide the Sausage), the movie is described as a seriocomic tale of a young girl's struggle to succeed as an actor at a Manhattan conservatory. (more...)

VIDEO: Samantha Barks Shows Off Her Pop Chops with 'If I Die Young'
by Stage Tube - Jul 21, 2017

Big screen Eponine, Samantha Barks, visited the Fentstein's/54 Below stage this week for a solo show and treated the crowd to her take on the pop hit, 'If I Die Young.' See video of Sam's performance below! (more...)

Santa Barbara Symphony Volunteer Named 'MVP'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Mary Jane Cooper, a longtime Santa Barbara Symphony volunteer, was honored with a Most Valuable Player Award at a luncheon held today as part of the Association of California Symphony Orchestras' (ACSO) annual conference in Los Angeles. Ms. Cooper was recognized for her outstanding efforts on behalf of the Music Van, the Santa Barbara Symphony's award-winning outreach program for area children.  (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company presents Southern California Premiere of INCOGNITO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

How much of our identity is created by our minds and our memories? Award-winning playwright Nick Payne (Constellations) explores this question in the Southern California Premiere of his dazzling new play about what it means to be human. Four actors play 21 characters in interwoven stories (some based on true events) that examine the extent to which our identities and our choices are governed by the complex and delicate mechanisms of the brain. Payne's moving and deeply profound play seeks to make sense of the relationship between the physical and metaphysical. Directed by Indy Award-winning director Katharine Farmer (The Nibroc Trilogy), (more...)

Hundreds of Voices to Raise in Song for Boète Millennium Chorus
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Goanna band's 1980s hit song Solid Rock performed in Pitjantjatjara by a 225-voice choir will be one of the many spine-tingling highlights of a most extraordinary and moving concert on Sunday 20th August at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Will Make its Pittsburgh CLO Premiere!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Over 54 million people around the world have fallen in love with MAMMA MIA! since its Broadway debut in 2001, after which it ran for a staggering 5,758 performances. Now, Pittsburgh CLO will produce this international sensation for the first time, July 28 - August 6 at the Benedum Center. Tickets are now available by phone at 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or by visiting the Box Office at Theater Square. (more...)

James Atherton, Taj Atwal, Sally Bankes, and More to Star in RITA, SUE, AND BOB TOO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

James Atherton, Taj Atwal, Sally Bankes, Gemma Dobson, Samantha Robinson and David Walker have been cast in Rita, Sue and Bob Too directed by Max Stafford-Clark. (more...)

Upcoming Events Announced at Irvine Barclay Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

See the brand-new schedule of upcoming events at Irvine Barclay Theatre. Details below: (more...)

STEEL MAGNOLIAS to Bring Beauty to Roxy Regional Theatre This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

This summer, beat the heat and come on down to Truvy's beauty shop, where the motto is 'there is no such thing as natural beauty' and all the ladies who are 'anybody' come to have their hair done. The Roxy Regional Theatre presents Robert Harling's stage hit STEEL MAGNOLIAS, July 28 through August 19. (more...)

Sandbox Series presents ZENITH at A.C.T.'s Costume Shop
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

San Francisco Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director; Susi Damilano, Producing Director) concludes its 2016-2017 Sandbox Series for new works with the World Premiere of Zenith, written by Kirsten Greenidge. Lauren English directs. Performances will be held at A.C.T.'s Costume Shop. (more...)

17TH ANNUAL HELPMANN AWARDS Take Place Monday 24 July at Capitol Theatre Sydney
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The 17th Annual Helpmann Awards, presented by Live Performance Australia, will be held on Monday 24 July at 7.00pm at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney on the set of 'Kinky Boots'. The Helpmann Awards are the premier celebration of Australia's vibrant live performance industry, and recognises distinguished achievement and excellence in Australia's live performance sectors. (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale For THE MET LIVE IN HD 2017-18 Season
by Movies News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Tickets go on sale today for the Met's Emmy¬ģ and Peabody Award-winning Live in HD series' 2017-18 season, which begins on October 7 with the company's new production of Bellini's Norma. (more...)

Single Tickets on Sale Next Month for The MAC's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

McAninch Arts Center (MAC) located at 425 Falwell Blvd. on the campus of College of DuPage hosts a Tickets On-Sale Party and Free Community Open House Saturday, Aug. 5, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Trailer for Guillermo del Toro's THE SHAPE OF WATER
by Movies News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Guillermo del Toro's THE SHAPE OF WATER hits theaters on December 8th. The cast includes Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon and Richard Jenkins. Watch the official trailer below! (more...)

John Cariani's CUL-DE-SAC Comes to Studio Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

???????Portland Stage Affiliate Artists present a 'Studio Series Workshop Staged Reading' of John Cariani's cul-de-sac, Monday, July 31st at 7:30 pm, followed by an open discussion between the playwright, director and audience, Portland Stage Studio Theater, 25A Forest Avenue in Portland. Tickets are a $10 in advance, or $15 at the door. (more...)

XLIVE 2017 Returns to Las Vegas, Announcing Tickets on Sale + Phase I Speaker Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

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BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Mary Gordon Murray
by Elliot Lanes - Jul 18, 2017

Today's subject Mary Gordon Murray is currently living her theatre life onstage at The Kennedy Center's Eisenhower Theater playing Fräulein Schneider in the national tour of Cabaret. The production plays through August 6th. (more...)

BRIC Announces Lineup and Dates for Third Annual BRIC JazzFest
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

BRIC is pleased to announce programming and other details of the 2017 BRIC JazzFest, the third annual edition of the celebrated Brooklyn jazz festival, conceived and curated by Jack Walsh, Lia Crockett and Brice Rosenbloom. As it expands even more in its third year, the Festival continues to deliver on the promise Nate Chinen suggested in The New York Times when he wrote, "Given what's still a limited infrastructure for jazz in Brooklyn, BRIC JazzFest could be an important force for good." The Festival takes place over the course of a week (October 14-21), featuring film, dance, panel discussion and student workshops, and culminates with a three-day concert marathon, with performances taking place simultaneously in the various spaces comprising BRIC House (647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn). (more...)

Big Hair, Big Laughs and Big Heart in STEEL MAGNOLIAS at The Court
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Step back in time for big laughs, big tears and big hair. Steel Magnolias, opening at The Court Theatre, is a heart-warming celebration of togetherness and female friendship. (more...)

THE BLUES BROTHERS, WHEN HARRY MET SALLY and More Set for 20th Annual CINEMA AT THE SQUARE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

The beautiful Connor Palace is jumping back in time to transport Cleveland to the Golden Era of Cinema during the 20th Annual Cinema at the Square classic film series, presented by Medical Mutual, August 3-20. (more...)

PUFFS Summons New Sets, New Creatures and More for New World Stages Opening
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic continues its remarkable journey as it moves from Off-Off-Broadway to Off-Broadway to Off-Broadway-er with a transfer to its new home at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). (more...)

Alice Ripley, Daisy Eagan and More to Share SMALL TOWN CONFESSIONS at Broadway Bound Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Small Town Confessions, a new play by Phil Geoffrey Bond, will be seen as part of the Broadway Bound Theatre Festival this August for three performances only. (more...)

Unicorn Theatre Announces Plans For Autumn 2017 And Beyond
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Artistic Director, Purni Morell has announced another ambitious season of work for children from 6 months upwards through to teenagers and adults, that continues to mark out the Unicorn as the UK's leading producer of high quality, innovative and ground-breaking theatre for young audiences that rivals the best of adult theatre out there.  (more...)

BWW Review: Come to the CABARET at Kennedy Center
by Jennifer Perry - Jul 15, 2017

The current national tour, based on the recent Broadway revival at Roundabout Theatre Company's Studio 54 and taking up residence at the Kennedy Center through August 6, does just that - explore and provide a unique take. While there's never been anything particularly cheery about the musical, this version wonderfully embraces its darkness and cold undertones more so than a few others I have seen. (more...)

Thomas Jefferson and Edgar Allan Poe Play MONTICELLO to Make World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

Aurora Theatre Works, Inc., presents the world premiere of Thomas H. Geoghegan's Monticello, directed by Anthony Irons. Based on historical fact, Monticello is a fictional examination of what happens when the country's founding father and freedom architect realizes that the whole republican experiment - America - might have turned out to be a mistake. (more...)

New Kingston Drops Fresh New Single 'Come From Far' from Upcoming LP
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

New Kingston, the Brooklyn-based progressive reggae group, has confirmed details on their upcoming album A Kingston Story: Come From Far, due out August 25th, on maverick indie imprint Easy Star Records (more...)

THE RAILWAY CHILDREN is Brought to Life Next Month at Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Classic novel The Railway Children is brought to life on The Marlowe Theatre stage in Canterbury next month (August). (more...)

Sally Field Adds Second Show at the Crown & Anchor This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Due to overwhelming demand, Producer Rick Murray has added a second evening of conversation with award-winning actress Sally Field to the star-studded lineup of the 2017 Cabaret Series. (more...)

West End's Gary Milner Completes Cast of THE FIX: IN CONCERT at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

As previously announced, Feinstein's/54 Below will present the timely rock musical The Fix: In Concert for one night only, featuring an all-star cast, on Wednesday, August 9th at 9:30pm.  (more...)

All-Local Cast Assembled for DCPA's FIRST DATE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Denver Center for the Performing Arts Broadway/Cabaret announces an all local cast for the upcoming production of FIRST DATE, playing The Garner Galleria Theatre November 11, 2017 through April 22, 2018. Tickets start at $35 and go on sale to the public August 11 at denvercenter.org. (more...)

Eden Espinosa Joins MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG at Huntington This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

The Huntington Theatre Company will open its 2017-2018 season with the legendary musical Merrily We Roll Along by Stephen Sondheim. Director Maria Friedman will recreate her critically celebrated West End production for Boston audiences. Performances will run September 8 - October 15, 2017 at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre. Tickets are now on sale to the general public. (more...)

Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center Adds Three New Events to its Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center has added three new events to its lineup. See full details below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Crane's Beach House Hosts Social for Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Crane's Beach House Boutique Hotel & Luxury Villas hosted the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce's Ambassadors Social, an annual gathering of more than 50 Chamber Ambassadors and their guests. The festive get-together was held on Friday, July 7. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Mesa Announces Prototypes Selected for Main St. Prototyping Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Mesa Arts Center today announced the selection of 20 proposals for the City of Mesa's first prototyping festival - Main Street Prototyping Festival, slated for Nov. 17 and 18, 2017. Artists, architects, designers, students, makers, urban planners and others have been selected to create temporary projects that activate public space and engage the community toward enhancing connectivity and vibrancy in downtown Mesa. Planned prototypes include concepts for gathering places, virtual reality experiences, structures that offer space for interaction, performances, places to play and share in art making, and ways for passersby to offer feedback about their community. Each project will be allocated $1,000-$3,000 for design, fabrication and project management. (more...)

Jim Shankman's HEARTLESS BASTARD to Make World Premiere at HERE Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Actor, novelist and playwright Jim Shankman, the recipient of the Best Playwriting Award at 2015 FringeNYC for his play The Screenwriter Dies of His Own Free Will, will debut his latest work, Heartless Bastard, at HERE Arts Center (145 Sixth Avenue). (more...)

The Bessie Awards Announces 2017 Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, today announced the nominees for the 2016?17 season at the Bessies press conference. The nominees were selected by the Bessie Awards Selection Committee, an independent committee of 38 dance industry professionals. Bessie Award categories include Outstanding Production, Outstanding Revived Work, Outstanding Performer, Outstanding Music Composition or Sound Design, and Outstanding Visual Design. The list of nominations follows.  (more...)

Nominees for Australian Dance Awards Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The nominees for one of the country's most prestigious performing arts awards, the Australian Dance Awards (ADA), were today announced. Celebrating twenty years in 2017, the Awards are the pre-eminent event on the dance industry calendar. They recognise and honour dance artists, educators and administrators in 12 categories of achievement. (more...)

Immersive KPOP to Take Over A.R.T./New York Theatres This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Ars Nova, in association with Ma-Yi Theater and Woodshed Collective, presents the world premiere of KPOP, a high-octane immersive event that gives you a backstage pass to a K-pop music factory. (more...)

AteNine and Ballet Hispanico Come to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival presents AteNine in the Doris Duke Theatre, July 26-30. AteNine, formerly Ate9dANCEcOMPANY, is led by Artistic Director and choreographer Danielle Agami, named ¬ďchoreography's It girl¬Ē by the LA Times. A former dancer and rehearsal director of the world-renowned Batsheva Dance Company, Agami draws from her background in Gaga movement practice to create bold, innovative work. The program will include two works: Exhibit b and excerpts from vickie. AteNine dancers move with an intense clarity praised as ¬ďodd, fleeting, and gorgeous, it left you wanting much, much more¬Ē (Janet Smith, The Georgia Straight). (more...)

BWW Previews: Broadway Classics and Recent Faves at Washington Pavilion
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Broadway classics and recent favorites will be making their way to the Washington Pavilion in 2017  and 2018 as part of the Pavillon Performance Series. Here's the exciting line-up! (more...)

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BWW Review: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY: Woody Allen's Roaring Twenties
by Nancy Grossman - Jul 11, 2017

BULLETS OVER BROADWAY brings Woody Allen's New Yorker sensibility to the seaside community of Ogunquit, Maine, along with a coterie of thugs, hoofers, show people, and one adorable pug. Based on Allen's and co-writer Douglas McGrath's 1994 film of the same name, the musical incorporates old songs from the 1920s to ground the madcap action in the era of prohibition, when bathtub gin and gangsters with pistols and fedoras were equally prevalent. Jeff Whiting recreates Susan Stroman's original direction and outstanding choreography, and the amazing ensemble dancers tilt and whirl with foot-stomping abandon that resonates through the Ogunquit Playhouse. (more...)

BWW Review: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Steve Feeney - Jul 10, 2017

It seems, even mobsters don't like to spend all their summer in the city heat. This July, a talented gang of old-school ruffians has taken over the Ogunquit Playhouse. (more...)

Linda Eder to Return to Provincetown's Crown & Anchor This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Producer Rick Murray's Crown & Anchor Cabaret Series continues its 2017 season at the Paramount Cabaret in Provincetown, MA when Broadway veteran Linda Eder return to Provincetown for two performances only, Monday, July 24 and Tuesday, July 25 at 8:00 p.m.  (more...)

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