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based on the book Struwwelpeter by Heinrich Hoffmann

A collection of stories of children who are maimed or killed in horrible ways after not listening to their parents.


THE BOOK OF MORMON, FLASHDANCE, MEMPHIS and More Set for Broadway in Indianapolis' 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

Broadway in Indianapolis announces its 2013-2014 season. From the creators of South Park and winner of nine Tony Awards, THE BOOK OF MORMON will play a limited two-week engagement January 17-22, 2014. The New York Times calls it 'the best musical of this century' and Entertainment Weekly says it's 'the funniest musical of all time.' Season Subscribers receive priority ticket opportunities to shows so a season subscription is the best way to guarantee seats to THE BOOK OF MORMON. (more...)

'ABCs of Producing Off Broadway' Seminar Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2013

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing firms, will hold another in its Sunday Seminars series, focused on the culture, business and history of Off Broadway today, September 29th. (more...)

Final Call for Submissions to 'ABCs of Producing Off Broadway' Seminar, 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing firms, will hold another in its Sunday Seminars series, focused on the culture, business and history of Off Broadway this Sunday, September 29th. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside First Rehearsal for THE PATRON SAINT OF SEA MONSTERS
by Walter McBride - Sep 24, 2013

Playwrights Horizons will present the World Premiere production of THE PATRON SAINT OF SEA MONSTERS, a new play by Blackburn Prize winner Marlane Meyer (The Chemistry of Change and Moe's Lucky Seven for PH; Etta Jenks). Directed by two-time Obie Award winner Lisa Peterson (The Chemistry of Change for PH; An Iliad, Slavs!), the production will begin previews Friday evening, October 18 at 7:30 PM with an Opening Night set for Tuesday, November 12 at 7PM. The limited engagement will play through Sunday evening, December 1 at Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street). Check out photos from inside the first rehearsal below! (more...)

Candy Buckley, Rob Campbell & More to Star in Playwrights Horizons' THE PATRON SAINT OF SEA MONSTERS; Full Cast Confirmed
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

Complete casting has been announced for the Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) World Premiere production of THE PATRON SAINT OF SEA MONSTERS, a new play by Blackburn Prize winner Marlane Meyer (The Chemistry of Change and Moe's Lucky Seven for PH; Etta Jenks). (more...)

TRU to Host Producers Bootcamp, 9/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) is offering some much-needed guidance for anybody who is thinking about putting up a showcase production in New York: the 2013 TRU Producer Boot Camp: Weekend Intensive for Showcase Producing on Saturday and Sunday, September 21-22, 2013 from 10am-6pmat the Players Theatre, 115 Macdougal Street, 3rd floor, NYC. Details and application can be found at http://www.truonline.org/BootCampWeekend13.htm. Early bird registration is extended to 09/14 and is $210 ($175 for TRU members). After 09/14, registration is $260 ($225 for TRU members). (more...)

BRIC Announces Inaugural Season of Art, Music, Dance and Theater at BRIC House
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

BRIC has announced programming for its inaugural season in BRIC Arts | Media House (BRIC House), the new, 40,000-square-foot multi-disciplinary facility the organization will open in the former Strand Theatre at 647 Fulton Street on October 3. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Now Accepting Entries for LIVEforFIVE Online Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2013

Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Wednesday, October 9 at 12 Noon, for its popular LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to the World Premiere of THE PATRON SAINT OF SEA MONSTERS, a new play by Blackburn Prize winner Marlane Meyer (The Chemistry of Change and Moe's Lucky Seven for PH; Etta Jenks), directed by two-time Obie Award winner Lisa Peterson (The Chemistry of Change for PH; An Iliad, Slavs!). (more...)

BRIC Kicks Off Inaugural Season of Art, Music, Dance and Theater at BRIC House
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2013

BRIC has announced programming for its inaugural season in BRIC Arts | Media House (BRIC House), the new, 40,000-square-foot multi-disciplinary facility the organization will open in the former Strand Theatre at 647 Fulton Street today, October 3. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 10/27/2013
by BWW - Oct 27, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/27/2013 for Delaware (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Playwrights Horizons' THE PATRON SAINT OF SEA MONSTERS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Playwrights Horizons World Premiere production of THE PATRON SAINT OF SEA MONSTERS, a new play by Blackburn Prize winner Marlane Meyer (The Chemistry of Change and Moe's Lucky Seven for PH; Etta Jenks), is currently in previews off-Broadway. Directed by two-time Obie Award winner Lisa Peterson (The Chemistry of Change for PH; An Iliad, Slavs!), the production has an Opening Night set for Tuesday, November 12 at 7PM and will play a limited engagement through Sunday evening, December 1 at Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

MRS. SMITH LIVE!, Ruby Wax and More Set for OBERON, Fall 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.)'s second stage and club theater venue, continues its mission to bring exciting and original programming to Boston area audiences. A destination for theater and nightlife on the fringe of Harvard Square, OBERON is the home of the A.R.T.'s hit productions The Lily's Revenge, Futurity, The Donkey Show, Cabaret, Prometheus Bound, and Ryan Landry's Rocky Horror Show, OBERON is also a thriving incubator for local and visiting artists. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 10/20/2013
by BWW - Oct 20, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2013 for Delaware (more...)

MRS. SMITH LIVE!, Ruby Wax and More Set for OBERON, Fall 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2013

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.)'s second stage and club theater venue, continues its mission to bring exciting and original programming to Boston area audiences. A destination for theater and nightlife on the fringe of Harvard Square, OBERON is the home of the A.R.T.'s hit productions The Lily's Revenge, Futurity, The Donkey Show, Cabaret, Prometheus Bound, and Ryan Landry's Rocky Horror Show, OBERON is also a thriving incubator for local and visiting artists. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons' THE PATRON SAINT OF SEA MONSTERS Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

Previews begin tonight, Friday, October 18 at 7:30 PM for the Playwrights Horizons World Premiere production of THE PATRON SAINT OF SEA MONSTERS, a new play by Blackburn Prize winner Marlane Meyer (The Chemistry of Change and Moe's Lucky Seven for PH; Etta Jenks). (more...)

Phelim McDermott Directs BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Arielle Ozery - Oct 16, 2013

Improbable's Phelim McDermott directs the internationally acclaimed duo Mat Fraser and Julie Atlas Muz in Beauty and the Beast, an adult fairy tale like no other. What do you get when a born freak, a former beauty queen and an award-winning maverick Director tell the true story of Beauty and the Beast? (more...)

Julian Crouch, Shoehorn Theater, Fiasco Theater and More Among New Victory's 2013-14 Residencies
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

The New Victory Theater, New York City's premier theater for kids and families, announces the 2013-14 artists-in-residence for New Victory LabWorks, a groundbreaking initiative designed to spur the development of original high-quality productions for young audiences. (more...)

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Tickets on Sale Today!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2013

Tickets go on sale to the general public today, November 2 at 10 AM for Neil Patrick Harris' return to Broadway in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the musical with book by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed by Michael Mayer. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Playwrights Horizons' THE PATRON SAINT OF SEA MONSTERS
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 13, 2013

Playwrights Horizons World Premiere production of The Patron Saint of Sea Monsters, a new play by Blackburn Prize winner Marlane Meyer (The Chemistry of Change and Moe's Lucky Seven for PH; Etta Jenks), will play a limited engagement through Sunday evening, December 1 at Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street). Directed by two-time Obie Award winner Lisa Peterson (The Chemistry of Change for PH; An Iliad, Slavs!), the production opened last night, November 12 and you can check out photos from the festivities below! (more...)

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Tickets on Sale Tomorrow; Creative Team and 'The Angry Inch' Band Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

Tickets go on sale to the general public tomorrow, November 2 at 10 AM for Neil Patrick Harris' return to Broadway in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the musical with book by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed by Michael Mayer. For tickets, call 212-239-6200 or visit Telecharge.com. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 5/05/2013
by BWW - May 5, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/05/2013 for Omaha (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Antonio - Week of 5/05/2013
by BWW - May 5, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/05/2013 for San Antonio (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 5/12/2013
by BWW - May 12, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/12/2013 for Omaha (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for Columbus (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Headlines 2013-14 Broadway in Columbus 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2013

The Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) and Broadway in Columbus (BIC) today announced the 2013-14 Broadway Series 25th anniversary season. From the creators of "South Park" and winner of nine Tony Awards, The Book of Mormon will play a limited two-week engagement May 13-25, 2014. Subscribers receive priority seating, so a season subscription is the best way to guarantee tickets to The Book of Mormon. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/16/2014 for Albuquerque (more...)

Abrons Arts Center Presents BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Now thru 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

What do you get when a born freak, a former beauty queen, and an award-winning maverick director take on a classic romance? From today, March 13-31, Abrons Art Center will present Beauty and the Beast, starring Mat Fraser and Julie Atlas Muz, directed by Improbable's Phelim McDermott. Fraser, the consistently inventive, provocative and entertaining British disabled actor/writer and Muz, the Downtown NYC performance legend and former Miss Coney Island, breath complexity and life into the eponymous characters, weaving an adult fairytale like no other. (more...)

Tickets On Sale for THE ADDAMS FAMILY in Philadelphia; Starts 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2013

THE ADDAMS FAMILY is a smash-hit musical comedy that brings the darkly delirious world of Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Grandma, Wednesday, Pugsley and, of course, Lurch to spooky and spectacular life. (more...)

Abrons Arts Center Welcomes Julie Atlas Muz and Mat Fraser in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Now thru 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

What do you get when a born freak, a former beauty queen, and an award-winning maverick director take on a classic romance? From today, March 13-31, Abrons Art Center will present Beauty and the Beast, starring Mat Fraser and Julie Atlas Muz, directed by Improbable's Phelim McDermott. (more...)

Abrons Arts Center to Present BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, 3/13-30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

What do you get when a born freak, a former beauty queen, and an award-winning maverick director take on a classic romance? From March 1331, Abrons Art Center will present Beauty and the Beast, starring Mat Fraser and Julie Atlas Muz, directed by Improbable's Phelim McDermott. Fraser, the consistently inventive, provocative and entertaining British disabled actor/writer and Muz, the Downtown NYC performance legend and former Miss Coney Island, breath complexity and life into the eponymous characters, weaving an adult fairytale like no other. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON, FLASHDANCE, MEMPHIS and More Set for Broadway in Indianapolis' 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2013

Broadway in Indianapolis announces its 2013-2014 season. From the creators of South Park and winner of nine Tony Awards, THE BOOK OF MORMON will play a limited two-week engagement January 17-22, 2014. The New York Times calls it 'the best musical of this century' and Entertainment Weekly says it's 'the funniest musical of all time.' Season Subscribers receive priority ticket opportunities to shows so a season subscription is the best way to guarantee seats to THE BOOK OF MORMON. (more...)

HEDWIG, YOU'RE THE EXPERT & More Set for A.R.T.'s OBERON in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2013

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater's second stage and club theater venue, continues its mission to bring exciting and original programming. A destination for theater and nightlife on the fringe of Harvard Square, OBERON is the home of the A.R.T.'s hit productions of Pirates of Penzance, The Lily's Revenge, Futurity, The Donkey Show, Cabaret, Prometheus Bound, and Ryan Landry's Rocky Horror Show, OBERON is also a thriving incubator for local and visiting talent. (more...)

Theater unter freiem Himmel erleben
by Iris Moebius - Jul 16, 2013

Die meisten deutschen Theater und Opernhauser nutzen die Monate Juni bis August oft fur eine ausgiebige Sommerpause. Dennoch gibt es auch diesen Sommer kulturell wieder viel zu erleben. Allerorten prasentieren Open Air Festivals in oft in beindruckendem Ambiente sowohl klassische als auch moderne Theaterstucke, Musicals und Opern. (more...)

HERE and BMP Kick Off Inaugural PROTOTYPE Festival, Now thru 1/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

Beth Morrison Projects (BMP) and HERE announce programming for the inaugural PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now, running today, January 9-19, 2013, in New York City. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 1/26/2014
by BWW - Jan 26, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/26/2014 for Vermont (more...)

HERE and BMP Announce Inaugural PROTOTYPE Festival Lineup, 1/9-19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2013

Beth Morrison Projects (BMP) and HERE announce programming for the inaugural PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now, running January 9-19, 2013, in New York City. This two-week festival, distilling the curatorial visions of artistic directors Kristin Marting (of HERE), Beth Morrison (of BMP), and Kim Whitener (of HERE), features visionary music-theatre and opera-theatre works by pioneering artists from NYC and around the world. PROTOTYPE is unique in providing a permanent theatrical home for the presentation of such quality productions, spotlighting the high-caliber creations of an exciting new generation of composers and collaborators, with a focus on chamber-sized works. (more...)

Abrons Arts Center to Welcome Julie Atlas Muz and Mat Fraser in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, 3/13-30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

What do you get when a born freak, a former beauty queen, and an award-winning maverick director take on a classic romance? From March 13-31, Abrons Art Center will present Beauty and the Beast, starring Mat Fraser and Julie Atlas Muz, directed by Improbable's Phelim McDermott. (more...)

Broadway In Indianapolis Partners with American Heart Association
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

Broadway in Indianapolis announces partnership with the American Heart Association in conjunction with Ghost The Musical, Memphis and The Addams Family - three shows with tremendous 'heart'. In honor of National Wear Red Day on Friday, February 7 and the Go Red For Women movement, all three shows will donate $10 per ticket for each ticket sold that day only. Tickets can be purchased in-person at the Clowes Hall box office, the Old National Centre box office and Ticketmaster outlets, by calling 800-982-2787, or online at Ticketmaster.com. No code necessary. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 2/02/2014
by BWW - Feb 2, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/02/2014 for Vermont (more...)

BWW Reviews: Uncle Fester Takes Flight in THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by Joshua Mamis - Feb 2, 2013

A new non-equity tour of The Adams Family kicks off at New Haven's historic Shubert Theater. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 2/17/2013
by BWW - Feb 17, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/17/2013 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 2/10/2013
by BWW - Feb 10, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/10/2013 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 12/08/2013
by BWW - Dec 8, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/08/2013 for Boise (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for GHOST THE MUSICAL, MEMPHIS & THE ADDAMS FAMILY in Indianapolis
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2013

Ghost The Musical, Memphis and The Addams Family are on sale now - just in time for the holidays! Ghost The Musical opens March 4 at the Old National Centre, Memphis opens April 1st at Clowes Memorial Hall and The Addams Family opens May 13th at Clowes Memorial Hall. Tickets start at $28 and are available in person at the Broadway Across America Box Office downtown at 342 Massachusetts Avenue, Clowes Memorial Hall, The Old National Centre Ticket Office, online at BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com, or by phone at 1-800-982-2787. Groups of 10 or more can book now by calling 317-632-7469 x103. (more...)

BREAKING: Norbert Leo Butz-Led BIG FISH to Play 5-Week Engagement at Chicago's Oriental Theatre; Opens 4/21
by BWW - Dec 18, 2012

BIG FISH, a new musical based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the 2003 Columbia Pictures film written by John August, will star Norbert Leo Butz as Edward Bloom, and have its pre-Broadway world premiere at Chicago's Oriental Theatre (24 West Randolph Street) in a limited 5-week engagement beginning performances Tuesday, April 2, 2013, opening Sunday, April 21, 2013, and playing through Sunday, May 5, 2013. Tickets on sale Monday, February 4, 2013. (more...)

BWW Discount Club: New Jersey Specials - Godspell, Memphis and More!
by Contests - Aug 7, 2013

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Theater Resources Unlimited to Host Producer Bootcamp, 9/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) is offering some much-needed guidance for anybody who is thinking about putting up a showcase production in New York: the 2013 TRU Producer Boot Camp: Weekend Intensive for Showcase Producing on Saturday and Sunday, September 21-22, 2013 from 10am-6pmat the new WriteAct Repertory Theatre, 309 E. 26th Street, NYC. Details and application can be found at http://www.truonline.org/BootCampWeekend13.htm. Early bird registration ends 09/07 and is $210 ($175 for TRU members). After 09/07, registration is $260 ($225 for TRU members). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Columbus - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Columbus (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Antonio - Week of 4/28/2013
by BWW - Apr 28, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/28/2013 for San Antonio (more...)

The DuPont Theatre Announces its 2013-2014 Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2013

The DuPont Theatre, Delaware's Broadway Experience, has announced its 2013-2014 season, guaranteed to offer something for everyone. (more...)

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