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Marjorie S. Deane Little Theatre (New York, NY)
5 West 63rd St.

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Signs of Life is an exploration of life in the Jewish artists' ghetto created by the Nazis in the Czech town of Terezin during World War II. Hitler renamed it Theresienstadt and his propaganda cynically proclaimed it "A City for the Jews". He proceeded to populate Theresienstadt with the most prominent artists, composers, scientists, and scholars of Europe. A vibrant artistic community emerged and the ghetto was alive with concerts, plays, and lectures. The Nazi's, for their own international propaganda purposes, coerced their prisoners to depict Terezin as a place where they lived free lives. But hidden from the watchful eyes of their captors, the artists created secret pictures and writings which were concealed and smuggled out to alert the world to what was really happening. They felt that, because of their covert efforts, the truth could survive. Signs of Life is a true story of love, defiance and the power of art.




Photo Flash: WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY? OR HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR Begins Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2015

The new musical by Marshall Pailet (Claudio Quest, Triassic Parq) and A.D. Penedo (The Three Times She Knocked), WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY? OR HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR, will get its Off-Broadway premiere this Fall. Directed by Marshall Pailet with musical direction by Rona Siddiqui and choreography by Misha Shields, WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY? OR HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR is based on a screenplay by J.T. Allen and will begin performances tonight, September 26; opening October 4 and initially running through November 22, 2015 at the Actors Temple Theater (339 W 47th St.). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Fall 2015 Season of Adult Programs Begins This Month at the Morris Museum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

The Morris Museum launches its fall 2015 season of Adult Programs with an engaging array of concerts, lectures and films. The September and October line-up includes a film screening and discussion of the PBS documentary 'Latino Americans: 500 Years of History' on September 26 and October 3, a Guinness Collection Piano Concert on September 27, and a jazz concert by the Beacon Hill All-Stars on October 5. Also on the schedule is a Latino Cultural Day on October 10, a lecture on Gustav Stickley on October 14, and a performance by the Rondi Charleston Jazz Band on October 19. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY? OR HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

The new musical by Marshall Pailet (Claudio Quest, Triassic Parq) and A.D. Penedo (The Three Times She Knocked), WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY? OR HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR, will get its Off-Broadway premiere this Fall. Directed by Marshall Pailet with musical direction by Rona Siddiqui and choreography by Misha Shields, WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY? OR HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR is based on a screenplay by J.T. Allen and will begin performances on September 26; opening October 4 and initially running through November 22, 2015 at the Actors Temple Theater (339 W 47th St.). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

I AM, I WILL, I DO Set for 10/12-13 Readings with Amas Musical Theatre Lab
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present further staged readings for the New York premiere of I AM, I WILL, I DO, a new musical with book, music and lyrics by Dan Manjovi. (more...)

Off-Broadway's PAGEANT Welcomes Miss America at Final Performance Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2014

PAGEANT will celebrate its final performance tonight, October 26, 2014 at 7:30pm, with special guests, including Miss America 2015 winner Kira Kazantsev (Miss New York) and other Miss America 2015 finalists. (more...)

Off-Broadway's PAGEANT to Welcome Miss America at Final Performance this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Producers have announced that the limited engagement of PAGEANT will celebrate its final performance on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 7:30pm, with special guests, including Miss America 2015 winner Kira Kazantsev (Miss New York) and other Miss America 2015 finalists. All audience members in attendance on Sunday are invited to join the company immediately after the show at Boxers (742 9th Ave) for a free drink with ticket stub and $3 drink specials all night. (more...)

Final Weekend to See PAGEANT – Save 50% on Saturday
by Contests - Broadway - Oct 16, 2014

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WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY? OR HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR Adds Performances
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Off Broadway's newest hit musical Who's Your Baghdaddy? Or How I Started The Iraq War by Marshall Pailet  and A.D. Penedo, began performances on September 26 and opened to rave reviews on October 4.T (more...)

Photo Flash: WAITRESS's Sara Bareilles Stops by Off-Broadway's 'WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY?'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

The new musical by Marshall Pailet (Claudio Quest, Triassic Parq) and A.D. Penedo (The Three Times She Knocked), WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY? OR HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR, opened on October 4. Directed by Marshall Pailet with musical direction by Rona Siddiqui and choreography by Misha Shields, WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY? OR HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR is based on a screenplay by J.T. Allen and runs through November 22, 2015 at the Actors Temple Theater (339 W 47th St.). Broadway's WAITRESS songwriter Sara Bareilles stopped by to see the show, and you can check out a photo of her with the cast below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at 'WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY?' Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

The new musical by Marshall Pailet (Claudio Quest, Triassic Parq) and A.D. Penedo (The Three Times She Knocked), WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY? Or How I Started The Iraq War, gets its off-Broadway premiere, beginning this week. Directed by Marshall Pailet with musical direction by Rona Siddiqui and choreography by Misha Shields, WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY? Or How I Started The Iraq War is based on a screenplay by J.T. Allen and is currently in performances for an opening on October 4. The production runs through November 22, 2015 at the Actors Temple Theater (339 W 47th St.). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Sydney James Harcourt, Doreen Montalvo and Timothy Ware to Offer Musical Highlights at Amas This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Song Salon will offer a special presentation with three rising Broadway talents -- Sydney James Harcourt (Hamilton), Doreen Montalvo (On Your Feet) and Timothy Ware (Kinky Boots) -- who will present musical highlights from their respective shows. The evening will be held on Monday, November 30 in a spectacular, sky-high location on West 57th Street. (more...)

12 Peers Theater Sets 2015 Season: DETROIT, 'SINGLE GIRL' & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

12 Peers Theater announced its 2015 Season, which will feature exciting plays, all new to Pittsburgh audiences. 12 Peers will follow up on a well-received reading from the 2013 Summer Scribes Reading Series with the World Premiere of Existence and the Single Girl, directed by Todd Betker. (more...)

Doreen Montalvo to Host 'Cabaret Cares 9' Benefit, 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

Spirit Award Winner and Drama Desk Award Winner Doreen Montalvo (IN THE HEIGHTS, GIANT, FLASHDANCE) will be celebrating her birthday by hosting Cabaret Cares 9, a benefit for 'Help Is On The Way Today,' a not-for-profit organization assisting children and teens living with HIV/AIDS in both New York City and Africa. The Monday, Nov. 24 show will feature performances by her talented friends, whom she calls 'The Ladies Who Rock.' (more...)

Global Market for North American Residential Flooring Forecast to Reach $16.1 Billion by 2018; Growth is Significant Despite Rising Costs
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, Residential Flooring: North American Markets, the North American residential flooring market is expected to reach 14.8 billion in volume of squares and more than $16.1 billion in dollar amount in 2018, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.5% in volume of squares and 5.3% in dollar amount for the period of 2013 to 2018. (more...)

WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY? OR HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR to Close This Month Off-Broadway; Plans Fall 2016 Return
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

The Off-Broadway hit and New York Times Critic's Pick WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY? OR HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR a new musical by Marshall Pailet and A.D. Penedo will end its current run at the Actors Temple, as originally planned, on November 22, 2015 with plans to bring the show back to NYC Fall of 2016. (more...)

First Human Mission to Mars Announced; Meet the Crew
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2016

Today, May 9, 2033, Earth's first crewed mission to Mars aboard the Daedalus spacecraft successfully launched from pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island in Florida, USA at 4:47 a.m. EST (0947 GMT), as cheers erupted from the Mars Mission Corporation's Mission Control in London. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 5/24/2015
by BWW - May 24, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/24/2015 for Pittsburgh (more...)

Southern Rep Theatre to Present Lisa D'Amour's DETROIT
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

Southern Rep Theatre is pleased to announce details for its upcoming production of DETROIT, by Lisa D'Amour, directed by the theatre's Producing Artistic Director Aimee Hayes. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 5/17/2015
by BWW - May 17, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/17/2015 for Pittsburgh (more...)

INSTITUTIONAL FREEDOM is Released
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

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Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 5/10/2015
by BWW - May 10, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/10/2015 for Pittsburgh (more...)

Joy Elan Releases LIFE IS A CANVAS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Bay Area author and poetess Joy Elan has resided all of her life in Oakland and Berkeley, CA. In her younger years-after having earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from U.C. Berkeley and Stanford University-she was an avid keeper of personal journals. After later publishing three well-received books of poetry, Elan began referring back to diaries that she recorded as long as ten years ago. She decided to share her personal life, dreams and life's lessons in a new biographical novel titled 'Life Is A Canvas.' Elan commented, 'Writing this book involved me going back in time and recreating some things that occurred in my life during 2005 and 2006.' (more...)

Brandon Dahlquis, Brian Zane & More Star in Porchlight Revisits... Production of CITY OF ANGELS, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber present the next production in the second season of Chicago's hit 'lost' musicals in staged concert series, Porchlight Revisits... City of Angels, featuring book by Larry Gelbart (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, M*A*S*H), music by Cy Coleman (Sweet Charity, Barnum) and lyrics by David Zippel (The Goodbye Girl, Disney's Mulan) with direction by Christopher Pazdernik and music direction by Aaron Benham. City of Angels is presented for two-nights-only tonight, March 3 and Wednesday, March 4 at 8:00 p.m. and is performed on the set of Porchlight's Sondheim on Sondheim (February 6 - March 15) on nights when there are no performances at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre Honors Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez at Gala Benefit Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Amas Musical Theatre, New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968, celebrates its 47th Anniversary at a gala benefit tonight, Monday, March 28th, 2016 at the Baruch Performing Arts Center(East 25th Street between Lexington and 3rd Avenues). Honorary Chair for the event is Tony Award winning actress, singer and dancer Donna McKechnie.  The master of ceremonies for the evening is noted theatre journalist Peter Filichia. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE LIQUID PLAIN Drowns in its Own Incoherency
by Michael Dale - Mar 10, 2015

Naomi Wallace's drama is thick with poetic language and symbolism but exceedingly thin on clear story-telling. (more...)

GASP Theatre Co. to Present DETROIT, 7/31-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

 Theatre Co. will present Detroit by Lisa D'Amour on July 31-August 1 and August 6-8, 2014, at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Southern Rep Theatre Extends Lisa D'Amour's DETROIT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

In response to overwhelming public demand and positive critical reception, Southern Rep Theatre is pleased to announce it will extend the run for its current production, DETROIT, by Lisa D'Amour, at the Ashe Power House Theater, 1731 Baronne Street. The extension will add an additional four performances to DETROIT's schedule: Thursday, June 25 - Saturday, June 27 at 8PM, plus a special Saturday matinee at 3PM on June 27. There will be NO Sunday matinee. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com for 6/28/2015 - 7/5/2015
by BWW - Jul 5, 2015

Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 6/28/2015 - 7/5/2015. (more...)

GASP Theatre Co. Presents DETROIT, Now thru 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

 Theatre Co. will present Detroit by Lisa D'Amour tonight, July 31-August 1 and August 6-8, 2014, at 7:30 pm. (more...)

The American Museum of Natural History Presents SEEING INTO THE FUTURE: A VISIONARY NEW SPACE TELESCOPE Hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson, 7/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2015

Are we alone in the universe? Are other Earth-like worlds common? How has the universe evolved to its present diversity? Curious humans have asked these questions for centuries, but it's only now that scientists have the astronomical technology within their reach to start providing answers. New space telescopes and other devices will soon allow us to discover new Earth-like planets, to search these planets for Signs of Life, and to tell the cosmic story of how this life came to be. Join us for the debut of the new report From Cosmic Birth to Living Earths, The Future of UVOIR (Ultraviolet, Optical and Infrared) Space Astronomy. Scientists will unveil the potential for a high-definition, space-based telescope that will revolutionize the way we see and understand our universe. A series of presentations by noted researchers will be followed by a moderated discussion with host Neil deGrasse Tyson, Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium. (more...)

Neil DeGrasse Tyson to Host Telescope Panel Discussion at AMNH, 7/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2015

WHEN  Monday, July 6, 2015 12:45 pm WHERE American Museum of Natural History Press should enter at 81st street.   (more...)

Yuri Milner and Stephen Hawking Announce $100 Million Breakthrough Initiatives to Dramatically Accelerate Search for Intelligent Life in the Universe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

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BWW Opinion: Why You Should Go See Exhibit B (or Let it See You)
by Chris McCormack - Jul 17, 2015

The Anti-Racism Group that Campaigns Against Exhibit B around the World are now demanding Galway International Arts Festival to cancel its run. (more...)

GUYS ON ICE Comes to DL Parsons Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Northglenn Arts has announced a special engagement of GUYS ON ICE, March 4-6 at the DL Parsons Theatre. GUYS ON ICE is produced by the Aurora Fox, and written by Fred Alley and James Kaplan. (more...)

Brandon Dahlquis, Brian Zane & More to Star in Porchlight Revisits... Production of CITY OF ANGELS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2015

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber have announced the next production in the second season of Chicago's hit 'lost' musicals in staged concert series, Porchlight Revisits... City of Angels, featuring book by Larry Gelbart (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, M*A*S*H), music by Cy Coleman (Sweet Charity, Barnum) and lyrics by David Zippel (The Goodbye Girl, Disney's Mulan) with direction by Christopher Pazdernik and music direction by Aaron Benham. City of Angels is presented for two-nights-only Tuesday, March 3 and Wednesday, March 4 at 8:00 p.m. and is performed on the set of Porchlight's Sondheim on Sondheim (February 6 - March 15) on nights when there are no performances at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. (more...)

Tony Winner Tonya Pinkins to Join Tim Realbuto in BOOKSELLER IN THE RAIN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins (Caroline, or Change) and Ovation Award nominee Erika Amato (Flashdance) have just joined the lineup of special guest stars for Tim Realbuto's Maury Yeston tribute concert Bookseller in the Rain. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre to Stage Readings of New Musical I AM, I WILL, I DO Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings for the New York premiere of I Am, I Will, I Do, a new musical with book, music and lyrics by Dan Manjovi. Directed byChristopher Scott with Musical Direction by Steven Gross, the readings will be held on Monday, February 9th at 6pm and Tuesday, February 10th at 3pm & 7pm at Shetler Studios - Penthouse. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre Stages Readings of New Musical I AM, I WILL, I DO This Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings for the New York premiere of I Am, I Will, I Do, a new musical with book, music and lyrics by Dan Manjovi. Directed by Christopher Scott with Musical Direction by Steven Gross, the readings will be held tonight, February 9th at 6pm and tomorrow, February 10th at 3pm & 7pm at Shetler Studios - Penthouse (244 West 54th Street - between Broadway & 8th Avenue). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 25, 2016
by - Feb 25, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Peter Filichia to Host Amas Musical Theatre's 46th Anniversary Gala, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Peter Filichia, noted theatre journalist, author and President of the Theatre World Awards, will host the 46th Anniversary Gala for Amas Musical Theatre, New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968, on Monday, March 30th, 2015 at the Baruch Performing Arts Center (East 25th Street between Lexington & 3rd Avenues). Honorary Chair for the event is distinguished actor, director, and choreographer Andre De Shields. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL: A LIVE RADIO PLAY Benefit Reading Set for MTC MainStage, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, Fairfield County's award-winning professional theatre company, will be presenting the world premiere benefit reading of 'A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play.' This new adaptation of the Charles Dickens holiday classic will play two performances only, on Saturday, December 13 at 8pm and Sunday, December 14 at 2pm, at The Melissa & Doug Theatre at The New MTC, 509 Westport Avenue (behind the Jones New York and Nine West Outlet) in Norwalk, CT. Tickets range from $30-$40 ($5 discount for seniors/students) and are available by calling 203.454.3883 or visiting www.musictheatreofct.com (more...)

GASP Theatre Co. to Present DETROIT, 7/31-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

 Theatre Co. will present Detroit by Lisa D'Amour on July 31-August 1 and August 6-8, 2014, at 7:30 pm. (more...)

WHO'S YOUR BAGHDADDY? to Open Off-Broadway Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

The new musical by Marshall Pailet (Claudio Quest, Triassic Parq) and A.D. Penedo (The Three Times She Knocked), Who's Your Baghdaddy? Or How I Started The Iraq War, will get its Off-Broadway premiere this Fall. Directed by Marshall Pailet with musical direction by Rona Siddiqui and choreography by Misha Shields, Who's Your Baghdaddy? Or How I Started The Iraq War is based on a screenplay by J.T. Allen and will begin performances on September 26; opening October 17 and initially running through November 22, 2015 at the Actors Temple Theater (339 W 47th St.). Tickets are on sale at whoisyourbagdaddy.com and $47.50 ($15 during previews). (more...)

FPCT to Present Lisa D'Amour's DETROIT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Fells Point Corner Theater is proud to begin it's exciting 2015 ­ 2016 Season (#FIREintheHOUSE) with the Baltimore Premiere of Lisa D'Amour's Obie­Award winning comedy, D?ETROIT.?Ben is an ex­bank­drone­turned­techie and his wife, Mary, is a paralegal. After seeing sudden Signs of Life at the deserted house next door, they eagerly invite the new neighbors over for a backyard barbecue. Little do they know that their good old­fashioned American cookout is about to combust! (more...)

Redtwist Theatre Welcomes Six New Company Members
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Redtwist Theatre is thrilled to announce the addition of six new company members for the 15-16 season and beyond. (more...)

PayScale Index Shows Declining Wages for STEM Jobs
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

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Tom Wopat to Lead Industry Readings of Bob Stewart's AMERICAN INHERITANCE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Tony Award nominated actor Tom Wopat (A Catered Affair, Annie Get Your Gun) will lead the cast for industry readings of AMERICAN INHERITANCE, a new play by Bob Stewart. (more...)

12 Peers Presents the Pittsburgh Premiere of Lisa D'Amour's DETROIT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2015

12 Peers will close its 2015 Season with the Pittsburgh Premiere of Lisa D'Amour's Detroit, a 2011 Pulitzer Prize and Susan Smith Blackburn Prize finalist, directed by Founding Artistic Director, Vince Ventura. (more...)

Fells Point Corner Theatre's 2015-16 Season to Feature VENUS IN FUR, BETRAYAL & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

The Fells Point Corner Theatre is burning to announce its eagerly anticipated 2015-2016 Season; #FIREintheHOUSE. Playing with fire (both literally and figuratively), this season promises to illuminate, intensify, and ignite! For over 100 years our location at 251 S. Ann St. stood as Engine 5 Firehouse, extinguishing local fires and serving the great city of Baltimore. This season, we intend to serve our city by sparking a few of our own---on stage. (more...)

American Red Cross And Measure Study Shows Drones Can Save Lives And Help Rebuild Communities #dronesforgood #droneasaservice
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

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