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Musical Theatre Works (New York, NY)
436 Lafayette Street, 4th floor

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Based on the novel by Edith Wharton

Set in a small Massachusetts village in the Berkshire Mountains in 1910. It tells the story of the sexual and emotional awakening of a young girl, 17-year-old Charity Royall.



Women's Theatre Festival Official Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

Women's Theatre Festival announces tickets will go on sale June 1 for its slate of shows comprising its "Women Are Funny" season. (more...)

Summer Shoreline Writing Program Begins Its 11th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

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Omega Ensemble to Present THE TROUT and OCTET IN F MAJOR at City Recital Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

The Trout Quintet is said to evoke the splash of darting fish in the Austrian alpine stream, where Schubert was inspired to compose in the Summer of 1819, drawing from his earlier adaptation of a poem. (more...)

Slipstream Presents All-Male LYSISTRATA
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

An all-male cast in the middle of Summer? It must be Pride! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 28, 2017
by - May 28, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Big Red's BBQ Across America Promotion Kicks Off The Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

Big Red, America's original and bestselling red soda, kicks off the grilling season and their 80 th Anniversary with its "BBQ Across America" promotion. Known for its sweet and smooth flavor, Big Red drinkers love to pair the soft drink with bold flavors such as BBQ.Big Red will reward fans with BBQ-related prizes all Summer long, from Memorial Day to Labor Day, including a grand prize Ultimate Summer BBQ Party for the lucky winner and 50 guests. (more...)

Back by Popular Demand: Maui Wowi Offers Seasonal Smoothie and Dark Roast Coffee
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

Maui Wowi (www.MauiWowi.com) is celebrating the return of Summer by bringing back two seasonal favorites. The refreshing Orchard Peach Smoothie will hit blenders on May 27 and the dark roast Midnight Kona Coffee will begin brewing on June 13, both at participating locations, for a limited time only. (more...)

BWW Review: CIRCUS 1903 at Music Hall At Fair Park
by Kyle Christopher West - May 28, 2017

BWW Review: CIRCUS 1903 at Music Hall At Fair Park (more...)

BWW Review: ME AND MY GIRL at Shaw Festival
by Michael Rabice - May 28, 2017

A 'ME AND MY GIRL' Not To Be Missed It is infrequent for the theatre god of comedy to shine bright enough to induce glee, but that is what occurred on opening night of the Shaw Festival's utterly charming production of ME AND MY GIRL. An alchemy of sorts has melded a super talented cast with the thoughtfully insightful director. The Shaw Festival has not always had a strong track record of completely successful musicals, but under new Artistic Director Tim Carroll's leadership, it seems as if the tide has turned. Of course, the selection of a musical with British heritage ( a rarity of sorts), fits in perfectly with the Shaw Festival's mandate. (more...)

The Trap Door Theatre Hosts HUNGRY MOTHER this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

Alison Vodnoy Wolf is an actor, playwright, and dancer.  Her acting credits include HENRY V (Babes with Blades), DESCENT (Gnomon Shadow Theatre), boom and The Eyes of Oedipus (Know Theatre), and TRAFFICK (Pones).   (more...)

Confederation Players En Route to Ottawa for Canada 150 Celebrations
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2017

With Canada 150 celebrations in full stride, the Confederation Players are preparing for their most dynamic season yet. The iconic troupe kicks off their Summer at Confederation Centre on July 1, although the CN-sponsored program has been plenty busy all spring. (more...)

Regional Riches: Celebrating the Legacy of Regional Theatres on Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 27, 2017

Broadway shows are made, not born. Though the polished final product of a Broadway show seems to land before our very eyes as if put there by some divine circumstance, the life of the average show before it makes its way to New York is long. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 27, 2017
by - May 27, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Previews: Summer Stages CABARET, THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, & More Lead BWW'S Top Atlanta Theatre Picks for Summer
by Amy Zipperer - May 27, 2017

The Summer months usher in all the things we love about Summer in Atlanta: visits to the Atlanta Zoo, Braves baseball, evening strolls through the Atlanta Botanical Garden. This year, the Summer months are also playing host to some of the best theatre offerings of the year, and there are so many that you might need help narrowing the playing field. (more...)

Theater with a View Announces RABBIT HOLE Cast
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

Theater with a View, Pottstown's professional site-specific theatre company, returns this July with a brand new production of David Linday-Abaire's award-winning drama Rabbit Hole. The production, which will be staged entirely outdoors at the Sycamore Hill estate (481 Ebelhare Road, Pottstown, PA), begins previews on Wednesday, July 12 and will run through Saturday, July 29. (more...)

54 Below Announces Cabaret Benefit: Tim Realbuto & Friends Sing Jeanine Tesori
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

Join award winning performer/composer Tim Realbuto (The Emperor's Club; Off-Broadway's YES) as he returns to Feinstein's/54 Below for the fifth time, this time celebrating one of Broadway's greatest treasures, Tony Award winning composer and women's history maker Jeanine Tesori. (more...)

THE DONALD TRUMP CHRONICLES Plays Planet Connections this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

THE DONALD TRUMP CHRONICLES, AMONG OTHER THINGS PRESENTED BY RANDY CORDERO, part of Planet Connections Theatre Festivity 2017 (more...)

Upcoming Rockland/Westchester Theatre
by Kellie Williams - May 27, 2017

Here are a few shows coming up in the Rockland/Westchester area! (more...)

Three Desi Moreno-Penson Plays at Planet Connections This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

The Plays of Desi Moreno-Penson come to Planet Connections thanks to Step 1 Theatre Project (more...)

PLANET CONNECTIONS THEATRE FESTIVITY 2017: 40 Plays in 28 Days Honoring 31 Charities Starts in June
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

Planet Connections changes the landscape of New York theatre this year. The award-winning Planet Connections Theatre Festivity runs June 12 - July 9, 2017 at The Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, NYC. WWW.PLANETCONNECTIONS.ORG (more...)


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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/27/2017
by - May 27, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/27/2017. (more...)

The Coterie & The White Theatre at The J Announce 1st Co-Production: Disney's NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

The Coterie Theatre and the White Theatre at "The J," the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, will come together to co-produce Disney's Newsies for a limited run in the Summer 2018. The show will mark The Coterie and The J's first collaboration, as well as the Kansas City region's first locally-produced production of Newsies. It will be co-directed by Coterie Producing Artistic Director, Jeff Church, and Jerry Jay Cranford, who will also serve as choreographer, with musical direction by Pam Williamson, veteran of 10 musicals at The J. Newsies will feature a cast of all-local professional and non-professional adult and youth actors, and will be performed live on stage at the White Theatre at The J, July 7-29, 2018. (more...)

Previews Begin Saturday Night for Charles Mee's SOOT AND SPIT at New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

The Archive Residency, a collaboration between New Ohio Theatre and IRT Theater (likeminded neighbors in the historic Archive Building in the West Village), is a vital incubator for New York City's most electrifying independent theater companies. Now in its fourth year, the two-year residency offers each company an artistic home -- space, support, and institutional continuity for the development and presentation of a new work. Each residency culminates with a world premiere production. (more...)

Nashville Ballet presents EMERGENCE 6/1-3
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Nashville Ballet will close its 2016-2017 performance season with its popular experimental ballet series Emergence June 1-3, 2017, at Nashville Ballet's Studio A. This season's edition will feature the debut of three all-new Nashville Ballet collaborations only weeks in the making and the opportunity to interact with the artists to learn about the creative process. (more...)

Shadowbox Live Puts Its Best Foot Forward this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Shadowbox Live is ready to revisit audience favorites from the past season with The Best of Shadowbox Live 2017 opening June 8th at the Brewery District theater, 503 South Front Street. (more...)

EAT. DRINK. PLAY. at Firehall Arts Centre 6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

The Firehall Arts Centre presents Eat. Drink. Play. on June 22, 2017, with doors opening at 7pm. Created to celebrate the incredible food and drink happening in the Firehall's backyard, the event brings together the area's finest restaurateurs, craft brewers, small-batch distillers, and performers for an eclectic Summer evening of sampling and sharing. (more...)

Stephen Costello Headlines Met's Free Summer Recital Series
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Following a string of engagements in Russia and Armenia, Stephen Costello – star of back-to-back productions at the Metropolitan Opera earlier this year – returns New York to headline the company's free annual Summer recital series in the city's parks. At Central Park SummerStage (June 12) and Brooklyn Bridge Park (June 14), the Tucker Award-winning tenor joins fellow Met stars soprano Susanna Phillips and mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong for a program of favorite arias and duets, accompanied by pianist Dan Saunders. As Opera News noted in a recent “Spotlight” double-page spread, “the all-American tenor” is now “at the top of his game.” (more...)

Tony Award-Winning Musical PARADE Comes to Chance Theater This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is pleased to announce its production of PARADE, with book by Alfred Uhry, music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, direction by Kari Hayter, and musical direction by Robyn Manion. PARADE will preview from June 30 through July 7; regular performances will begin July 8 and continue through July 30 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Cripe Stage. (more...)

New London Barn Announces 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

For 85 years, the New London Barn Playhouse has been a vital part of the Lake Sunapee and Upper Valley communities, enriching the Summer months with an annual season of top-quality, professionally-produced classic and contemporary musicals and plays. After their record-breaking 2016 season was honored with the New England Theater Conference's prestigious Moss Hart Award for Excellence in Professional Theater, now the Barn is gearing up to cross another milestone with their 85th consecutive Summer season in 2017! (more...)

Diversionary Welcomes New Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Diversionary Theatre in University Heights, San Diego, is thrilled to announce a brand new member of the staff, Jenny Case. The new leadership position of Managing Director has been created for Case, and will include working closely with Executive Artistic Director Matt M. Morrow on producing a the season of Mainstage productions, Cabarets, new play development and cultivating and managing patron relationships.  (more...)

BAD JEWS Comes to Capital Stage 6/24
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Capital Stage presents Bad Jews by Joshua Harmon a  NY Times Critics Pick (2013). Amy Resnick, last seen at Capital Stage in August: Osage County, and Blackberry Winter will direct this Sacramento Premiere. Bad Jews will be the sixth and final production of Capital Stage's 2016-17 Season: Love + War, and will run from June 21-July 23, 2017 with a Press Opening on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 8pm. (more...)

Peninsula Players Theatre Announces 2017 Artists
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theatre and Door County's theatrical icon, announces artistic company members for its 82nd season, running June 13 through October 15, 2017.  (more...)

BWW Review: DAMN YANKEES Is a Home Run at Warsaw Federal Incline Theatre in Cincinnati
by Laura A. Hobson - May 26, 2017

Local Cincinnati theater produces DAMN YANKEES, a Tony award winning musical. In a variation of the legend of Faust, Mr. Applegate (the devil) offers middle-aged Joe Boyd the opportunity to become young Joe Hardy, a baseball player, and win the World Series against the New York Yankees. (more...)

VIDEO: BRIGHT STAR's Carmen Cusack and Paul Alexander Nolan Sing 'Falling Slowly' from ONCE
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

BRIGHT STAR Tony Award nominee Carmen Cusack returned to Feinstein's/54 Below earlier this spring after a sold-out Summer engagement! to share the stories and songs that brought her to Broadway. Click below to watch her reunite with her BRIGHT STAR co-star Paul Alexander Nolan for the duet 'Falling Slowly' from ONCE! (more...)

Scoop: ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, June 10, 2017
by - May 26, 2017

Get all the scoop on ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, June 10, 2017! (more...)

Eryc Taylor Dance Outreach to Perform at Harlem School of the Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Eryc Taylor Dance (ETD) will present an original work created by ETD Outreach for dancers living in Lantern Community Services' supportive housing, to premiere during the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance Uptown Arts Stroll on Friday, June 2 with two performances at 4pm and 6pm, Harlem School of the Arts (645 St Nicholas Avenue New York, New York 10032). (more...)

Far From The Norm Among Free Summer Events at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

This June, the Lyric Hammersmith  hosting a variety of outdoor events and performances as Lyric in the Square, created by the Lyric for HammersmithLondon, returns for its seventh year. The west London theatre partners up with Far From The Norm, Zest - who are celebrating 10 years of producing eye-opening new work for young people, DanceWest and the Lyric Young Company to bring a host of free events to the Lyric Square. (more...)

THE MUSIC MAN, Other Home-Grown Family Fun Set for Summer in Wayne County
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Are you looking for a great place to vacation with your family this Summer? Does a stress-free trip where you don't have to wait in long lines or spend a fortune sound good to you? Then you might want to check out the fun family adventures Wayne County, Ohio has to offer. (more...)

BWW Blog: Emma Suttell - Sandra Day O'Connor High School Summer Intensive
by Emma Suttell - May 26, 2017

As the school year comes to a close, the window opens for Summer intensives. This year, located in Phoenix, Sandra Day O'Connor High School is holding their annual "Theatre Rocks" Summer Camp. For incoming 7th through 12th graders, the school is putting on a production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying in a short rehearsal process of only five weeks. (more...)

New Ohio Theatre Announces Ice Factory Festival 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Artistic Director Robert Lyons presents the 24th annual Obie Award-winning Ice Factory Festival. Ice Factory 2017 takes place at New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. Ice Factory 2017 will present seven new works over seven weeks, running June 28 - August 12. (more...)

Comedy, Crafts, Exhibitions and More Coming Up in Warrington This July
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Warrington will be busy this July - scroll down for details on events happening this Summer in the area! (more...)

River Street Theater to Present Two Plays by Leonard Melfi This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

One for the money, two for the show! William Alderson and the River Street Theater Company present two plays by Leonard Melfi, LUNCHTIME FROM ENCOUNTERS and BIRDBATH. (more...)

SOAP to Bring THE MESSY SHOW to Williamsburg This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

NYC sketch group SOAP will host three different performances of "The Messy Show" this Summer at a secret DIY outdoor venue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (more...)

Orchestra of St. Luke's New Multi-Disciplinary Chamber Music Festival to Open Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Orchestra of St. Luke's will debut Facets of Schubert, the first iteration of the Ensemble's new chamber music festival at the Morgan Library & Museum and Brooklyn Museum, from June 7 - 25. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Dallas You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Dallas You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards! (more...)

RED to Ask the Question, 'What Is Art?' at COM Community Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

The two-man drama RED, winner of six Tony Awards and three Drama Desk Awards, is showing through June 4 at College of the Mainland Community Theatre. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Toronto You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Toronto You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards! (more...)

Leapin' Lizards! ANNIE to Take the Stage at Flat Rock Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Leapin' lizards! For the very first time, America's favorite red headed orphan will be gracing the stage at Flat Rock Playhouse in the Broadway hit sensation, Annie. Do not miss what is considered one of the best family musicals ever written, running June 9th through July 2nd on the Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage located in the Village of Flat Rock. (more...)

Peter Serkin, Stefan Jackiw and Jay Campbell Headline 2017 Opening Concert at Music Mountain
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Music Mountain, America's Oldest Continuing Summer Chamber Music Festival, launches its 88th Season on Sunday, June 11th with the Opening Concert & Reception featuring the incomparable pianist Peter Serkin along with Stefan Jackiw, Violin, and Jay Campbell, Cello. (more...)

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