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Ziegfeld Theatre (New York, NY)
6th Avenue at W. 54th St., Roof
New York, NY
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Based on the novel by J. P. McEvoy

Rosie Herrera Wins 2013 Princess Grace Choreography Fellowship Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

Ballet Hispanico, recognized as the nation's leading Latino dance organization since 1970, announces that choreographer Rosie Herrera has received a 2013-2014 Princess Grace Choreography Fellowship Award. (more...)

WE THREE LIZAS, BRAHMAN/I & More Set for About Face Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

About Face Theatre is pleased to announce its 2013-14 programming, showcasing premiere productions and developmental works that explore gender and sexual identity. AFT's mainstage kicks-off this winter with the return of the hit holiday musical WE THREE LIZAS, featuring a new book and expanded score. In the spring, AFT presents the Chicago premiere of Aditi Brennan Kapil's stand-up comedy play, BRAHMAN/I, exploring gender, culture, mythology and puberty all through the lens of a hijra, an Indian intersex person. Next summer, About Face Youth Theatre investigates the intersection of immigration and queer identity in the world premiere of CHECKING BOXES. AFT's 2013-14 offerings will also feature the OUT FRONT Series, a year-round line-up of workshops and readings of new and developmental works by LGBTQA playwrights, as well as a month-long PRIDE CABARET Music Series in June 2014. For additional information on About Face Theatre's 2013-14 programming, please visit www.aboutfacetheatre.com. (more...)

The Hollywood Museum Extends Marilyn Monroe Exhibition Through 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2012

"Marilyn Monroe: The Exhibit" An Intimate Look At The Legend, the nation's largest exhibit of authentic memorabilia celebrating the fabled actress' life, is now extended through September 22, at The Hollywood Museum due to popular demand. This year marks the 50th anniversary milestone of Monroe's passing. The Hollywood Museum in the Historic Max Factor Building is located at 1660 N. Highland Ave. at Hollywood and Highland. The Hollywood Museum. (more...)

THEATER TALK Remembers Ethel Merman, 10/12-15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2012

Ethel Merman, one of the American theater's greatest musical stars, died in 1984, yet she is still revered by those who saw her perform on Broadway. Few, however, know about her as a person. Two of her closest friends, Tony Cointreau and James Russo, appear on THEATER TALK to share their warm and intimate memories of a woman who they reveal to be quite unlike the brassy characters she portrayed. (more...)

Sean Palmer, Matthew Crowle and More Set for Drury Lane Theatre's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2012

Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, makes a splash with the effervescent musical comedy SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, previewing tonight, November 8, opening November 15, and running through January 13, 2013. (more...)

WRITERS IN PERFORMANCE Workshop Showcase Plays Tribeca PAC, 12/7 & 8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2012

Writers in Performance is a 12-week poetry, writing and performance workshop culminating in public presentations. Throughout the course of the workshop, ten talented actors, playwrights, poets and storytellers have explored writing exercises, theater games, improvisation, movement techniques, and ensemble work in a safe, creative environment on the topic of "Anticipation." Writers in Performance participants are diverse by design; not only in ethnicity, but by age, and experience as well, mixing professionals with students. (more...)

Robin's Blue by Pam Alster Announced as Finalist in the The USA Best Book Awards for 2013
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

Robin's Blue by Pam Alster was named a finalist in the Chick Lit/Women's Literature category of The USA Best Book Awards for 2013, sponsored by USA Book News. Blue is also named finalist in the Literary Fiction Category of The Kindle Book Review Awards for 2013. (more...)

Sean Palmer, Matthew Crowle and More Set for Drury Lane Theatre's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2012

Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, makes a splash with the effervescent musical comedy SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, previewing November 8, opening November 15, and running through January 13, 2013. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Lake Worth Playhouse's RADIO HOUR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2012

The Lake Worth Playhouse brings The 1940's Radio Hour to life. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the show below. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lake Worth Playhouse's THE 1940s RADIO HOUR, 11/15-12/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2012

The Lake Worth Playhouse brings The 1940's Radio Hour to life. Radio Hour is a fun-filled, family-friendly evening of theatre just in time to summon up the holiday spirit. Get a sneak peek at the cast in the photos below! (more...)

Tony Yazbeck Replaces Sean Palmer in Drury Lane Theatre's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2012

Kyle DeSantis, Executive Producer of Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, announced today that Broadway actor Tony Yazbeck will take over the role of "Don Lockwood" in SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, replacing Sean Palmer who suffered an injury. The production, which is currently in previews, will now have its press opening on Friday, Nov. 30 at 8:30pm. Yazbeck will go into the production on Wednesday, November 21. (more...)

BWW Reviews: AMERICAN IDIOT Blends Rock, Theatre in Entertaining Mash-up
by Maggie Yates - May 27, 2014

American Idiot delivers both the fun of a rock show and the glorious visual trapping of musical theatre for an entertaining mash-up of Broadway and Alt Rock. (more...)

BWW Countdown: You Get to Rank the Top-10 Sutton Foster Roles
by Matt Tamanini - May 27, 2014

For over a dozen years, the name 'Sutton Foster' has been synonymous with Broadway greatness. Now, BroadwayWorld wants to know which of Sutton's roles is your favorite. Take a look at the list, follow @BroadwayWorld on Twitter, and tweet the hashtag #BWWCountdownSutton and your answer. We will unveil your picks on Friday, June 6th, right before the Tonys. (more...)

Cinnabar Theater Presents BORN YESTERDAY, Now thru 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2012

Ex-Show Girl and mistress, Billie Dawn, gets a new lesson on life and love when her corrupt and uncouth junk czar boyfriend hires a newspaper reporter to tutor her in current events, grammar and gentility for mixing with political elite in Washington D.C. (more...)

KILL THE BAND Hosts Theatrical MOCK BOTTOM CD Release Party, 6/28 & 30
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2012

KILL THE BAND presents a surreal, multi-media theatrical experience to celebrate the release of their triumphant second comedy rock album, MOCK BOTTOM. Part CD release party, part psychodramedy, MOCK BOTTOM mockuments the farcical cycle of the band's breakdowns and break throughs. A 13-song CD with a 12-page art/lyrics booklet is included in the price of each ticket. The show plays June 28 and 30, 2012. (more...)

'WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST,' XANADU JR. & More Set for Pantochino's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Award-winning Pantochino Productions Inc., Connecticut's ridiculously entertaining non-profit theatre company for family audiences has announced its 2014/15 season. Co-producers Bert Bernardi and Jimmy Johansmeyer promise four productions, and the return of its acclaimed Teen Theatre program. (more...)

Judy Tenuta Plays the Laurie Beechman Theatre, 7/11-12
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2013

Judy Tenuta is the most famous person who has ever lived...and if you don't believe it, just ask her. Judy's stand-up routine is appropriately described as outrageous, mind-blowing comedy. Her one-woman show promises to be nothing less. In fact, Judy recently became an ordained minister, and has been known to convert her audiences to her own fan based signature religion, 'Judyism.' (more...)

Ballet Hispanico Headed to Miami Under Artistic Leadership of Eduardo Vilaro, 6/6-7
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Ballet Hispanico, recognized as the nation's leading Latino dance organization since 1970, makes its first visit to Miami under the artistic leadership of Eduardo Vilaro to perform at the Ziff Ballet Opera House at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County on June 6-7, 2014. Highlights of the program include the world premiere of Show.Girl. by Miami-based choreographer Rosie Herrera, live music by the GRAMMY winning Paquito D'Rivera Ensemble, and acclaimed works by Cuban-American Vilaro and Spanish native Cayetano Soto. The Arsht Center is located at 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL.Tickets are $30-90 and are available at 305-949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org. (more...)

BWW REVIEWS: Encores! Offers a Rare Evening With IRMA LA DOUCE
by Michael Dale - May 10, 2014

Marguerite Monnot's music and Andre Popp's orchestrations provide a rare and succulent taste of 1950s Parisian authenticity. (more...)

Slant of Light and The Bridge House to Present Murder Mystery LAST CALL AT THE CHEZ MORT, 4/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Slant of Light Productions and The Bridge House proudly present the hilarious mystery-comedy Last Call at the Chez Mort, by Lee Mueller, directed by Stacy Ruttenberg. (more...)

Cinnabar Theater Presents BORN YESTERDAY, 5/25-6/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2012

Ex-Show Girl and mistress, Billie Dawn, gets a new lesson on life and love when her corrupt and uncouth junk czar boyfriend hires a newspaper reporter to tutor her in current events, grammar and gentility for mixing with political elite in Washington D.C. (more...)

Cinnabar Theater Adds BORN YESTERDAY Performance, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2012

Cinnabar Theater has added a performance at 8 p.m. tonight, June 7 to its run of Garson Kanin's 'Born Yesterday.' (more...)

KILL THE BAND Hosts Theatrical MOCK BOTTOM CD Release Party, 6/28 & 30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2012

KILL THE BAND presents a surreal, multi-media theatrical experience to celebrate the release of their triumphant second comedy rock album, MOCK BOTTOM. Part CD release party, part psychodramedy, MOCK BOTTOM mockuments the farcical cycle of the band's breakdowns and break throughs. A 13-song CD with a 12-page art/lyrics booklet is included in the price of each ticket. The show plays June 28 and 30, 2012. (more...)

KILL THE BAND Hosts Theatrical MOCK BOTTOM CD Release Party, 6/28 & 30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2012

KILL THE BAND presents a surreal, multi-media theatrical experience to celebrate the release of their triumphant second comedy rock album, MOCK BOTTOM. Part CD release party, part psychodramedy, MOCK BOTTOM mockuments the farcical cycle of the band's breakdowns and break throughs. A 13-song CD with a 12-page art/lyrics booklet is included in the price of each ticket. The show plays June 28 and 30, 2012. (more...)

Re-Live the Drugs, Sex, and Rock and Roll of the '80s in ROBIN'S BLUE by Pam Alster
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2013

If you wrote a letter to 18 year old self what would you say? Relax, love more, live more, it will all turn out? At a time when most young adults are just spreading their wings and trying out college or life in the real world, a little glimpse into the future would certainly be welcome! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Christian Louboutin at the Design Exchange in Toronto
by Kelly Cameron - Jun 24, 2013

The hottest ticket in Toronto is the Christian Louboutin exhibit on now till 15 September at the Design Exchange in Toronto. BWW is thrilled to bring readers exclusive photos from the event. (more...)

BWW Preview: RHAPSODY IN GERSHWIN a Tribute to Ira and George at Quality Hill Playhouse
by Steve Wilson - Jun 2, 2014

Quality Hill Playhouse in Kansas City, Mo. presents Rhapsody in Gershwin, a tribute to the works of brothers George and Ira Gershwin. Commissioned in the 1920s and 1930s the brothers wrote songs for Broadway, jazz clubs, concert halls, and films. Rhapsody in Gershwin opens on June 6 on the stage at Quality Hill Playhouse. (more...)

Cinnabar Theater Adds BORN YESTERDAY Performance, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2012

Cinnabar Theater has added a performance at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 7 to its run of Garson Kanin's 'Born Yesterday.' (more...)

Ballet Hispanico Coming to Durham Performing Arts Center, 6/20-21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Ballet Hispanico, recognized as the nation's leading Latino dance organization since 1970, will perform for the first time at the American Dance Festival at Durham Performing Arts Center on June 20-21 at 8pm, with a special Children's Matinee on June 21 at 1pm. Highlights of the program include Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro's Danzón, which melds Cuban rhythms with jazz improvisation, as well as Show.Girl., the highly anticipated latest creation by ADF audience favorite Rosie Herrera. Durham Performing Arts Center is located at 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC 27701. Tickets start at $10 and are available at http://www.dpacnc.com/events/detail/ballet-hispanico. (more...)

BWW Reviews: RHAPSODY IN GERSHWIN a Tribute to the Gershwin Brothers Opens at Quality Hill Playhouse
by Steve Wilson - Jun 11, 2014

Rhapsody in Gershwin currently plays at the Quality Hill Playhouse in Kansas City, Mo. The musical tribute to George and Ira Gershwin runs through July 6. The Gershwin brothers wrote songs for Broadway, jazz clubs, films, and concert halls in the 1920s and 1930s. The production is part of the Quality Hill Do It Again, The Best of Quality Hill Playhouse series. (more...)

Leslie Goddard & Kimber Sprawl to Lead CHICAGO at The Covington; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2013

The Carnegie proudly opens its 2013-14 Theatre Series with the musical CHICAGO, playing weekends August 10 - 25, 2013 at The Carnegie in Covington, KY. Directed by Dee Anne Bryll & Ed Cohen, CHICAGO features choreography by Broadway veteran and Cincinnati native David Baum in his local professional debut. Baum's wife and fellow Broadway veteran Leslie Goddard stars as Roxie Hart. Tickets are $19 - $26 and are available online at www.thecarnegie.com or by calling The Carnegie Box Office at (859) 957-1940 (open Tu - Fr, noon - 5pm). (more...)

BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE CABARET FRINGE 2014: GIRL ON THE DRINK: THE LAGER CONTINUES Leads Adelaide Into Exciting New Wave Cabaret
by Barry Lenny - Jul 1, 2014

Annie Siegmann is emerging as an innovative and pioneering force on the Adelaide cabaret scene, and it will be no surprise if we soon lose her to London or New York. (more...)

LITTLE LADY Set for Kraine Theater, Jan 14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2013

LITTLE LADY will perform at Horse Trade's Kraine Theater on January 14th at 5:30 p.m. as part of the Encore Festival. (more...)

BWW Blog: Sherz Aletaha of Off-Broadway's DISASTER! - Joan River's Worst Dressed List
by Guest Blogger: Sherz Aletaha - Jan 28, 2014

Last week was a pretty great one on the Barricuda. We survived another snow storm (Why, oh why, oh why-o? Why did I ever leave Southern California...) and luckily New York did not stand us up. We had a great audience who trekked out into the grossness to laugh at us. Even pianist and late night sidekick extraordinaire, Paul Shaffer, endured the Polar Vortex. Fun Fact! He played on the original track for Barry Manilow's 'Daybreak' which happens to be our closing number. Full circle. (more...)

MTV's Quinn Marcus Brings CHASING BALLERINAS to Tulane University Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2014

Quinn Marcus is an uninhibited, hilarious Emerson College graduate whose comedic shorts led her to become the host of 'Quinnterviews' on mtvU, where she has interviewed Tina Fey, Betty White, Paul Rudd, Tegan & Sara and the cast of ABC's 'Happy Endings' and NBC's 'Community.' Quinn is a cast member of the popular MTV show, 'Girl Code,' where her commentary and humor has become iconic for young women all across the country. She has been profiled by Extra's Maria Menounos, Teen Vogue, Out, and The Boston Globe. (more...)

Photo Flash: Carol Channing: Larger than Life opens in New York and LA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2012

Entertainment One US will release CAROL CHANNING: LARGER THAN LIFE in New York and Los Angeles on January 20, 2012, with additional markets to follow. (more...)

LITTLE LADY Set for Kraine Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2013

LITTLE LADY will perform at Horse Trade's Kraine Theater tonight, January 14th at 5:30 p.m. as part of the Encore Festival. (more...)

MTV's Quinn Marcus to Bring CHASING BALLERINAS to Tulane University, 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

Quinn Marcus is an uninhibited, hilarious Emerson College graduate whose comedic shorts led her to become the host of "Quinnterviews" on mtvU, where she has interviewed Tina Fey, Betty White, Paul Rudd, Tegan & Sara and the cast of ABC's 'Happy Endings' and NBC's "Community." Quinn is a cast member of the popular MTV show, "Girl Code," where her commentary and humor has become iconic for young women all across the country. She has been profiled by Extra's Maria Menounos, Teen Vogue, Out, and The Boston Globe. (more...)

Sean Palmer, Matthew Crowle and More Set for Drury Lane Theatre's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, Beg. 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2013

Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, makes a splash with the effervescent musical comedy SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, previewing November 8, opening November 15, and running through January 13, 2013. (more...)

Frigid New York Presents 'My BoX,' 2/20-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2013

Fed up yet inspired by the trending "love to hate" mentality of an increasingly cynical society lost in a technology coma, Killy personalizes pop culture shock and earnestly explores a botoxicated community communicating in carefully edited tweets and meaningless memes. This one-of-a-kind, dark comedy musical incorporates non-traditional instruments, toys and (ironically) modern sound technology, combined with performance art and projection. This revolution will not be televised. It will evolve live in My BoX - please think outside. (more...)

Photo Flash: Carol Channing Visits Bernadette Peters at the McCallum
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

Bernadette Peters Tweeted three pictures of she and Carol Channing backstage at her concert at The McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, Calif., on February 19. Check them out below! (more...)

Frigid New York Presents 'My BoX,' Now thru 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

Fed up yet inspired by the trending 'love to hate' mentality of an increasingly cynical society lost in a technology coma, Killy personalizes pop culture shock and earnestly explores a botoxicated community communicating in carefully edited tweets and meaningless memes. This one-of-a-kind, dark comedy musical incorporates non-traditional instruments, toys and (ironically) modern sound technology, combined with performance art and projection. This revolution will not be televised. It will evolve live in My BoX - please think outside. (more...)

WRITERS IN PERFORMANCE Workshop Showcase Plays Tribeca PAC, 12/7 & 8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2012

Writers in Performance is a 12-week poetry, writing and performance workshop culminating in public presentations. Throughout the course of the workshop, ten talented actors, playwrights, poets and storytellers have explored writing exercises, theater games, improvisation, movement techniques, and ensemble work in a safe, creative environment on the topic of "Anticipation." Writers in Performance participants are diverse by design; not only in ethnicity, but by age, and experience as well, mixing professionals with students. (more...)

WRITERS IN PERFORMANCE Workshop Showcase Plays Tribeca PAC, 12/7 & 8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2012

Writers in Performance is a 12-week poetry, writing and performance workshop culminating in public presentations. Throughout the course of the workshop, ten talented actors, playwrights, poets and storytellers have explored writing exercises, theater games, improvisation, movement techniques, and ensemble work in a safe, creative environment on the topic of "Anticipation." Writers in Performance participants are diverse by design; not only in ethnicity, but by age, and experience as well, mixing professionals with students. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lake Worth Playhouse's THE 1940s RADIO HOUR, 11/15-12/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2012

The Lake Worth Playhouse brings The 1940's Radio Hour to life. Radio Hour is a fun-filled, family-friendly evening of theatre just in time to summon up the holiday spirit. Get a sneak peek at the cast in the photos below! (more...)

Sean Palmer, Matthew Crowle and More Set for Drury Lane Theatre's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, Beg. 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2012

Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, makes a splash with the effervescent musical comedy SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, previewing November 8, opening November 15, and running through January 13, 2013. (more...)

The Carnegie Plays Added Performance of CHICAGO Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2013

In order to meet ticket interest from patrons, The Carnegie adds a second performance of CHICAGO today, August 17th at 2pm. (more...)

The Carnegie Adds Additional Performance of CHICAGO, 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2013

In order to meet ticket interest from patrons, The Carnegie will add a second performance of CHICAGO on Saturday, August 17th at 2pm. (more...)

Slant of Light and The Bridge House Presents Murder Mystery LAST CALL AT THE CHEZ MORT This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Slant of Light Productions and The Bridge House proudly present the hilarious mystery-comedy Last Call at the Chez Mort, by Lee Mueller, directed by Stacy Ruttenberg. (more...)

Cinnabar Theater Presents BORN YESTERDAY, 5/25-6/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2012

Ex-Show Girl and mistress, Billie Dawn, gets a new lesson on life and love when her corrupt and uncouth junk czar boyfriend hires a newspaper reporter to tutor her in current events, grammar and gentility for mixing with political elite in Washington D.C. (more...)

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