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Academy Theatre (New York, NY)
223 W. 42nd St.

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Based on the unproduced musical The Little Thing


The Five Irish Tenors Take the State Theatre Stage on 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Following in the footsteps of the great Irish Tenor John McCormack, in a sensational program, "The Five Irish Tenors" fuses Irish wit and boisterous charm, with lyricism, dramatic flair and operatic style to bring you a unique Irish tenor concert experience. The Celtic quintet comes to the State Theatre on Friday, March 10. (more...)

2017 Pacific Playwrights Festival Marks 20th Year at South Coast Repertory
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The lineup for South Coast Repertory's 20th Pacific Playwrights Festival (PPF), April 21-23, includes works from playwrights Amy Freed, Lucas Hnath, Donald Margulies and Lauren Yee. This year's festival offers three full productions and four staged readings. Tickets, including discounted packages to see all the readings, are available online at www.scr.org. (more...)

OTHER WORLD Presents Industry Reading in NYC Featuring Ryan Andes, Max William Bartos, Shonica Gooden and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

An invitation-only reading of the new musical Other World will take place on Thursday, March 9 (2:30pm) and Friday, March 10 (11:00am) at the Lyric Theatre Studios (Lyric Theatre - Studio A, 214 West 43rd Street, NY, NY 10036).  Other World features a book by Hunter Bell, music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen and Ann McNamee, and will be directed by Gabriel Barre. (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS - 2/9- 2/17/2017
by TV Scoop - Feb 9, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, airing on CBS on Thursday, February 9, 2017! (more...)

Fellini's Oscar-Winning Masterpiece LA STRADA Comes To The Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

One of the true masterpieces of modern cinema, Federico Fellini's 1957 Oscar-winning film, LA STRADA (The Road), will be brought to life on stage in a brand new adaptation directed by Olivier Award nominee Sally Cookson with music composed by Benji Bower. (more...)

Two-time Tony Winner Frank Galati Helms Asolo Rep's Production of THE LITTLE FOXES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Asolo Repertory Theatre continues its season with THE LITTLE FOXES,  acclaimed American playwright Lillian Hellman's captivating drama about the scheming Hubbard family and their insatiable lust for wealth. Directed by two-time Tony Award-winner and Academy Award-nominee Frank Galati, THE LITTLE FOXES previews March 15 and 16, opens March 17, and runs in rotating rep through April 15 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Lunafest and More Next Month at Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Find out what's happening next month at Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater! (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 2/17; SNEETCHES in Minneapolis, Lippa's New SNOOPY in Austin and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 17, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE SNEETCHES in Minneapolis, THE GREAT GATSBY in ORLANDO, Andrew Lippa's THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY in Austin and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 2/20 - 3/3 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Feb 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on TODAY 2/20 - 3/3, airing on NBC (more...)

The Alliance Theatre present CINDERELLA AND FELLA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Atlanta's nationally acclaimed Alliance Theatre is pleased to present Cinderella and Fella, a contemporary musical spin on the Cinderella fairytale.  Rosemary Newcott, the Sally G. Tomlinson Artistic Director of Theatre for Youth and Families, directs this family friendly one-act production.  Cinderella and Fella will run twice a day on Saturdays and Sundays, March 19 - April, 2017.  Opening night is Tuesday, March 21, at 7:00 p.m.  (more...)

VIDEO: Sally Field Sees Parallels Between GLASS MENAGERIE Character & Donald Trump
by TV News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, Sally Field, who currently stars in Lincoln Center Theatre's revival of THE GLASS MENAGERIE, stopped by and explained why she sees parallels between today's protests and the sixties. (more...)

NYC-Arts To Unwrap Museum Of Food And Drink
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

NYC-ARTS, THIRTEEN's weekly arts and culture multi-platform showcase, brings arts lovers an all-access pass to the interesting, unusual and unique cultural offerings of New York City. (more...)

Michael Campayno, Will Roland and More to Sing for Mental Health in '54 LOVES YOU'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Michael Campayno, Will Roland, and many more in 54 Loves You: A Concert for Mental Health on Sunday, March 26th 2017 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Steve Lawrence & Edyie Gorme Receive Lifetime Achievement Award
by Stephen Sorokoff - Feb 16, 2017

Dick Robinson the founder of the Society For The Preservation Of The Great American Songbook presented Steve Lawrence the organization's prestigious award after a breathtaking concert by Mr. Lawrence at the Kravis Center in Palm Beach Florida. (more...)

Kimmy Sue Davis Releases THE ADVENTURES OF MIKEY THE KITE AND SALLY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Davis, a woman with many interests including reading, writing, listening to music, horses, and spending time in her garden, has completed her new book 'The Adventures of Mikey the Kite and Sally': a high flying tale of a kite (with a tail) who soars over towns and reports back to his best friend on the ground all of the marvelous sites he sees from above. (more...)

BWW Feature: NICK AND SARAH'S VALENTINE'S DAY CABARET-Filled With Love
by Christine Swerczek - Feb 16, 2017

I love Valentine's Day. And this year, it was even more special. Amidst an already lively theater scene in the metropolitan area, a Valentine's Day Cabaret happened at the Club Vibe. This cabaret, the brain child of Nik Whitcomb and Sarah Gibson, featured local performers who have appeared in award-winning productions in a variety of Omaha theaters. (more...)

Brooklyn Center to Welcome Dallas Children's Theater's MUFARO'S BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTERS: AN AFRICAN TALE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 family series on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 2pm with the Dallas Children's Theater production of Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Family Festivities Series Presents "Dr. Seuss' THE CAT IN THE HAT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Westport Country Playhouse's Family Festivities Series will present "Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat" on Sunday, March 19, for two performances, at 1 p.m., and 4 p.m.  Produced by Childsplay, the show is recommended for ages 3 and up. Running time is approximately one hour.  Tickets are $20.  (more...)

Scoop: LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT 2/16 - 2/24 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Feb 16, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT 2/16 - 2/24, airing on CBS (more...)

THIRTEEN's NYC-ARTS to Unwrap NYC's Museum of Food and Drink This Month
by TV News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

NYC-ARTS, THIRTEEN's weekly arts and culture multi-platform showcase, brings arts lovers an all-access pass to the interesting, unusual and unique cultural offerings of New York City. (more...)

Arc Stages Announces SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED as Part of Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Pleasantville theater company Arc Stages announces Sondheim Unplugged, as part of The Next Stage Cabaret Series. (more...)

Asian American Arts Alliance Seeks Submissions for 2017 Van Lier Fellowships in Music
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Asian American Arts Alliance is launching the 2017 Van Lier Fellowships in Music Composition and Music Performance for artists of Asian American descent who are 30 and under and based in New York City. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara, Jonas Kaufmann, Joyce DiDonato Will Highlight Met Opera's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Metropolitan Opera's 2017-18 season will feature 220 performances of 26 works, including two Met premieres, one co-commissioned by the company and one an older masterpiece having its first Met performances; a variety of repertory favorites, three in new productions; and performances of Verdi's towering concert work for soloists, orchestra, and chorus, the Requiem. Of note, Broadway star Kelli O'Hara is set to return to the Met in Così fan tutte this season. (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...)

LA Feminist Art-Punks French Vanilla Announce Debut LP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Los Angeles feminist art-punk band French Vanilla announce their full-length self-titled album, out March 24 via Danger Collective Records. (more...)

March Events Announced at The Kraine Theater & UNDER St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade is a theater development group with a focus on new work that produces a massive quantity of stimulating downtown theater every season. FRIGID's Resident Artist Program offers a home to a select group of Independent theater artists, pooling together a great deal of talent and energy. (more...)

New Stars Announced for CABARET at Wharton Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company announced today casting for the Wharton Center engagement 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. (more...)

Mainstreet Musicals Announces 2017 Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The three finalists of Mainstreet Musicals' 2017 season have been named. (more...)

BWW Review: THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY - A Dazzling Debut
by Lynn Beaver - Feb 14, 2017

Texas State University Musical Theatre Department has long been an exemplary program, but with the debut of THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY, they move into the realm of the best professional companies around. (more...)

Teen Nihilism Erupts in L.A. Premiere of Fierce, Funny PUNK ROCK by Simon Stephens
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

What happens when kids have the world at their feet, and its weight on their shoulders? Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents the Los Angeles premiere of Punk Rock, a ferociously funny, complex and unnerving play by Tony Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) that peels back the layers of teen angst for a deeper look at what might make one of them snap. Lisa James directs for a March 25 opening at the Odyssey Theatre. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 2/7/2017 - 2/14/2017
by - Feb 14, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 2/7/2017 - 2/14/2017. (more...)

The Five Irish Tenors Sterling Vocalists on First North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The Five Irish Tenors make a much-anticipated stop at the Spencer Theater on Saturday, February 25 at 7 p.m. for a concert packed with their grand vocal tradition of lyricism, dramatic flair, boisterous charm and operatic style. Accompanied by two grand pianos, the multi-award winning tenors will be singing a program packed with Irish classics like "Down By The Sally Gardens," "My Wild Irish Rose," "Green Green Grass of Home," and "Danny Boy," as well as American folk rock favorites like "The Piano Man" and "Bridge Over Troubled Waters." (more...)

The Future is Bright: The Future is Bristol as Bristol Old Vic Launches New Season Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Hot on the heels of the theatre's eye-popping 250th year of celebration and its record-breaking productions, Bristol Old Vic is making its theatre fit for the next quarter of a millennium. As the Front of House redevelopment pushes forward, uncovering remarkable treasures from the past, the 2017 artistic programme has every bit of the forward-looking spirit which has kept the theatre alive for 250 extraordinary years.  (more...)

Samantha Barks and Arthur Darvill Headed to the Strip for HONEYMOON IN VEGAS Concert in London
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

After the resounding success of Rodgers & Hammerstein's State Fair (Cadogan Hall November 2016) and the sell out concert of Alan Menken & Lynn Ahrens' A Christmas Carol (Lyceum Theatre, December 2016), with numerous five star reviews for both performances, The London Musical Theatre Orchestra has announced the initial casting for its first concert of the 2017 season, the hit Broadway musical Honeymoon in Vegas. (more...)

Photo Flash: MAMMA MIA Bursts onto the Marriott Theatre Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

The global phenomenon seen by over 60 million people all around the world and one of Broadway's longest running hits, MAMMA MIA!, kicks off Marriott Theatre's 2017 Season, running February 8 through April 2, 2017 with a press opening on February 15 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. (more...)

Scoop: WHEN WE RISE - Part I on ABC - Monday, February 27, 2017
by TV Scoop - Feb 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on WHEN WE RISE, airing on ABC on Monday, February 27, 2017! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Nicolas King & Mike Renzi Bring Another Great Note To Delray
by Stephen Sorokoff - Feb 13, 2017

There are many great notes that come from the vocal chords of Nicolas King and the fingers of Mike Renzi. They all came together in a blockbuster concert at the Arts Garage in Delray Beach Florida last night and BroadwayWorld was there. (more...)

Scoop: WHEN WE RISE - Part II on ABC - Wednesday, March 1, 2017
by - Feb 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on WHEN WE RISE - Part II, airing on ABC on Wednesday, March 1, 2017! (more...)

LPR Announces Buke and Gase Improvisation Series and Residency at Union Pool
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

(Le) Poisson Rouge is proud to announce the Buke and Gase residency live at Union Pool. Every Tuesday of March 2017, indie rock outfit Buke and Gase will be hosting an evening of experimental music alongside a new set of guests every week. Tickets are $10-$12 and can be purchased via TicketFly.com (more...)

The Lark Announces 2017 Van Lier New Voices Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The Lark has announced playwrights Brittany K. Allen and Christina Quintana have been selected as the recipients of the 2017 Van Lier New Voices Fellowship. (more...)

Photo Flash: MY WAY: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA Opens at Theatre at the Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra, a musical revue at Theatre at the Center (TATC) in Munster, relives the legendary career of Frank Sinatra as four actors share more than 50 of his beloved hits that span the breadth of his career from the 1950s to the 1990s. The show opened Sunday, February 12, to a packed house for a run that continues through March 19. Scroll down for photos from the festivities! (more...)

Kustera Projects Presents A CALL TO ACTION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

A Call to Action is an exhibition featuring over 60 artists and performers in an expression of protest to the current president and his administration. (more...)

CINDERELLA, MADAGASCAR, and More Head Up Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's 93rd season will be one to remember, as TCT brings Tri-state families six fantastical productions they won't soon forget. At the Taft Theatre, a boy that won't grow up, a princess in glass slippers, a band of animal friends and a magical nanny will all prove that dreams really do come true if you make a wish and believe in yourself.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Disney's LITTLE MERMAID Set to Dazzle at Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

A spectacular new production of Disney's The Little Mermaid kicks off at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 for a limited two week run. Featuring the critically acclaimed work of Director Glenn Casale, this beloved tale of a young mermaid's coming-of-age adventure is told like never before. Previously announced casting includes Diana Huey as Ariel and Matthew Kacergis as Prince Eric, with Broadway's Jennifer Allen as Ursula and Steven Blanchard as King Triton. Melvin Abston, Connor Russell and Jamie Torcellini join the cast as Sebastian, Flounder and Scuttle.  (more...)

Hot Buttered Rum to Play the Fox Theatre This April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Hot Buttered Rum with Yarn will play the Fox Theatre on April 12th, 2017.  (more...)

The Titular Grey Gardens Home is on the Market
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 10, 2017

According to NewsDay.com, Grey Gardens, the famed East Hampton home once belonging to the relatives of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, has hit the market for the first time since 1979. (more...)

TODAY Launches WHERE ARE THEY NOW: TALK SHOW TITANS
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

TODAY is throwing it back to the 90's with a new series “Where Are They Now: Talk Show Titans”. Starting Monday, February 13, TODAY will check in with five 90's talk titans to see what they've been up to since their time on the daytime airwaves.    (more...)

Casting Complete for Li'l Buds' PENELOPE PENNYWORTH GIRL DETECTIVE AND THE CASE OF MR. NOBODY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Li'l Buds Theatre Company announced yesterday that casting is complete for Penelope Pennyworth: Girl Detective and the Case of the Mr. Nobody, an original Li'l Buds production opening March 11th that will run through April 9, 2017. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased online or at the Edge Theater on show day. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 2/13 - 2/24 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Feb 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on TODAY 2/13 - 2/24, airing on NBC (more...)

Beef & Boards' Pyramid Players to Welcome Back PINKALICIOUS, THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

The Pyramid Players are tickled pink to announce Pinkalicious, the Musical will return to Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre during its 2017 Season. This fun show opens Feb. 18 for kids of all ages. (more...)

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