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Liberty Theatre (New York, NY)
234 West 42nd St.

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Based on an original musical by Max Brody and Frank Martos


Mint Theater Extends N.C. Hunter's A DAY BY THE SEA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Mint Theater Company has announced that the acclaimed revival of A Day by the Sea by N.C. Hunter, will now continue through October 23rd at their new home at the Beckett Theater as a resident company at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street between 9th and Dyer Avenues). (more...)

BWW Review: Austin Pendleton Directs N.C. Hunter Rarity A DAY BY THE SEA With Deft Delicacy
by Michael Dale - Sep 4, 2016

Though his name is scarcely remembered on American shores, N.C. Hunter was one of the more popular English playwrights during the 1950s. His genteel dramas would feature such distinguished cast members as John Gielgud, Sybil Thorndike, Ingrid Bergman, Ralph Richardson, Vanessa Redgrave and Michael Redgrave, but his work fell out of favor with the rise of Britain's 'angry young men' playwrights. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 9/3-9/4/2016
by - Sep 4, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, September 4, 2016 - Sunday, September 4, 2016. (more...)

MAD Presents Annual Visionaries! Awards at MAD Ball Celebrating its 60th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

On Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at Pier 60, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) will hold its annual gala celebrating outstanding individuals in the arts and design fields. For 20 years, the MAD Ball has recognized visionaries in the worlds of business, arts, philanthropy, and creativity, reflecting MAD's mission to celebrate innovation and excellence across all creative disciplines. This year's Visionaries! Awards will honor design advocate, patron, and longtime MAD Trustee Charles S. Cohen; the late architect Zaha Hadid; Italian design innovator MISSONI; and conceptual artist Yinka Shonibare. Hosted by Simon Doonan, the 2016 event will bring together 500 guests, including art patrons, artists, designers, and noted corporate and civic leaders, and will introduce the Museum's new Nanette L. Laitman Director, Jorge Daniel Veneciano. (more...)

Long Beach Playhouse to Stage Wilde-ly Feminine THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2016

Only one other writer could compete with Shakespeare for the title of the most quoted playwright, and that is Oscar Wilde. Long Beach playhouse takes on an all female cast with The Importance of Being Earnest directed by 'Phie Mura in the Studio. (more...)

Sally Field to Host 2016 Women's Media Awards This September
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

The Women's Media Center is proud to announce our host and honorees for the 2016 Women's Media Awards, to be held on September 29, 2016, at Capitale in New York City. (more...)

Rover Dramawerks Announces 17th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Rover Dramawerks is pleased to announce their 17th Season of plays "off the beaten path." Rover will present seven mainstage plays and two festivals, plus a bonus Valentine's Day murder mystery, two new youth shows, and two of their iconic One Day Only play festivals. (more...)

Baltimore Shakespeare Factory Presents THE SHOEMAKER'S HOLIDAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2016

Baltimore Shakespeare Factory is thrilled to present the Baltimore area premiere of Thomas Dekker's hilarious London city comedy, The Shoemaker's Holiday.  The story is based on the real-life Simon Eyre, a commoner who became the Lord Mayor of London. (more...)

BWW Review: FAWLTY TOWERS LIVE Is An Hilarious Homage To The Perfect Comedy
by Barry Lenny - Oct 31, 2016

Fans of the 1970's BBC classic comedy will adore seeing Fawlty Towers Live. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Shots from PRIVATE LIVES, Opening Friday at TheatreWorks New Milford
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

This Friday, December 2, TheatreWorks New Milford will premiere legendary playwright Noel Coward's classic stage piece Private Lives. The curtain rises at 8:00 p.m. on a five-week run. BroadwayWorld has new photos of the cast onstage below! (more...)

Scoop: THE VAMPIRE DIARIES on THE CW - Friday, December 2, 2016
by - Nov 23, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, airing on THE CW on Friday, December 2, 2016! (more...)

BWW Review: Skylight's Glittering LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Lavishes Joie de Vivre for Family
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Nov 23, 2016

What defines a family--those people who love by sacrificing their own life for someone else? In a lavish production where Chris March's luscious costumes touch the senses, Skylight Music Theater stages the 1983 Broadway musical La Cage Aux Folles. Scenic Designer Liliana Duque Piñeiro complements March's fabulous costumes by hanging a serpentine curtain of reflective silver strips across the stage that sparkles when Lighting Designer Noele Stollmack illuminates the fluid curtain with a rainbow of colors throughout the production Originally written by Harvey Fierstein with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, this musical based on a French play by Jean Poirot, won multiple awards in its production year and also in several later revivals.  (more...)

Scoop: THE VAMPIRE DIARIES on THE CW - Friday, December 9, 2016
by - Nov 18, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, airing on THE CW on Friday, December 9, 2016! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at PRIVATE LIVES at TheatreWorks New Milford
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

On Friday, December 2, TheatreWorks New Milford will premiere legendary playwright Noel Coward's classic stage piece Private Lives. The curtain rises at 8:00 p.m. on a five-week run. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Scoop: THE VAMPIRE DIARIES on THE CW - Friday, December 2, 2016
by - Nov 16, 2016

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Scoop: THE VAMPIRE DIARIES on THE CW - Friday, December 2, 2016
by - Nov 14, 2016

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BWW Review: THE DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT at Washington National Opera
by Jenny Minich - Nov 14, 2016

Despite it's bombastic and highly visible ensemble of cheery papas, THE DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT is a showcase for its two stars, Oropesa and Brownlee. (more...)

Peninsula Players Theatre Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2016

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County's theatrical icon, is thrilled to announce its 82nd season performing June 13 through October 15, 2017.  Nestled along Door County, Wisconsin's scenic shore, the award-winning acting company of Peninsula Players has been enthralling generations of audiences in its 600-plus seat, all-weather pavilion since 1935, presenting hundreds of pre-Broadway tryouts, world premieres, classic dramas, comedies and musicals. (more...)

Austin Pendleton to Direct Mint Theater's A DAY BY THE SEA at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Coming up next for Mint Theater Company (Jonathan Bank, Producing Artistic Director; Jen Soloway, Managing Director) will be the first ever New York revival of A Day by the Sea by N.C. Hunter, directed by Austin Pendleton. This will be the Mint's first production as a resident theater company at Theatre Row. Performances will begin July 22nd and continue through September 24th at their new home at the Beckett Theater at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street between 9th and Dyer Avenues). Opening Night is set for August 25th. (more...)

Waukesha Civic Theatre to Present FAWLTY TOWERS This June
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

The Waukesha Civic Theatre presents FAWLTY TOWERS, running June 3-19, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of the FAWLTY TOWERS - LIVE ON STAGE Australian Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

The first images of the World Premiere Cast of Fawlty Towers - Live on Stage were released today. Photographs of Blazey Best (Sybil), Syd Brisbane (Manuel), Stephen Hall (Basil) and Aimee Horne (Polly), who along with the entire company were "handpicked" by John Cleese, who has adapted Fawlty Towers for the stage, utilising some of his own personal all time favourite moments.  (more...)

Scoop: THE CATCH on ABC - Today, May 19, 2016
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE CATCH, airing on ABC today, May 19, 2016! (more...)

Swirlds Emerges from Stealth with Blockchain Alternative Technology: Better Security and Fairness, Without Wasteful Mining
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

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Gemma Arterton Signs on for SAINT JOAN at Donmar Warehouse
by Jessica Khan - Jun 30, 2016

According to the Daily Mail, Gemma Arterton, most recently seen in the West End's NELL GWYNN and MADE IN DAGENHAM, will lead George Bernard Shaw's SAINT JOAN, coming to the Donmar Warehouse this winter. (more...)

Waukesha Civic Theatre's FAWLTY TOWERS Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

The Waukesha Civic Theatre presents FAWLTY TOWERS, beginning today, June 3 and continuing through June 19, 2016. (more...)

Joanna Francis, Jon Robyns, Karen Mann and More Join SISTER ACT UK Tour; Opens at Curve, July 30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

Jamie Wilson is delighted to announce casting for the national tour of Curve's all new production of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood and opening at Curve on Saturday 30 July 2016. Tour schedule below with further casting to be announced. (more...)

BWW Review: BILLIE HOLIDAY FRONT AND CENTER Offers More Music, Less Show
by Stacy Davies - Jun 2, 2016

Directed by B'Anca and written and starring singer Sybil Harris, the production is billed as 'a show with songs.' The latter part is certainly true. (more...)

SISTER ACT UK Tour Opens at the Curve Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2016

The Curve's all new production of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood, opens tonight 30 July 2016. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak-Peek at Mint Theater's Revival of N.C. Hunter's A DAY BY THE SEA, Directed by Austin Pendleton
by Michael Dale - Jul 26, 2016

The Mint Theater Company brings back a forgotten work from one of England's most popular 1950s playwrights. (more...)

The Old Laundry Theatre Announces Autumn Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The Old Laundry Theatre, Bowness-on-Windermere, in the heart of the Lake District, announces its exciting and diverse Autumn season including GRIFF RHYS JONES' first solo comedy tour with his brand new show Jones And Smith. ALAN AYCKBOURN directs the first major revival of his classic comedy Henceforward. And, as part of Beatrix Potter's 150th anniversary year, The Old Laundry Theatre presents a new adaptation of Eric Pringle's insightful play Meeting Bea. (more...)

23rd Annual Lotus World Music & Arts Festival Announces their 2016 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Over 30 global artists take the stage September 15-18 in Bloomington, Indiana, for the 23rd annual Lotus World Music & Arts Festival. Over 30 international artists come together September 15 - 18 in Bloomington, Indiana, for the 23rd annual Lotus World Music & Arts Festival.  The four-day festival packs eight downtown venues with internationally recognized artists representing over 20 countries, including Zimbabwe, Israel, Ghana, Sudan, Argentina, Ethiopia, Finland, Hungary, and Mongolia.  The music is as diverse as the countries represented by the artists, with notes of anything from Finnish folk music, timple, classical Indian sarod, reggae, American roots, Irish traditional, east African Afro-pop, Yemenite folk-electronica, Swedish hip hop, and more. (more...)

The Hudson Village Theatre to Present PRIVATE LIVES This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

The Hudson Village Theatre continues its Games We Play theme with Noel Coward's hilarious romp, Private Lives, playing August 10 to 28. (more...)

The National Tour of Curve's New Production of SISTER ACT Announces Casting
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Jamie Wilson is delighted to announce casting for the national tour of Curve's all new production of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood and opening at Curve on Saturday 30 July 2016 and visiting The Bristol Hippodrome from the 19th - 24th September 2016. (more...)

VIDEO: Austin Pendleton Directs N.C. Hunter's Forgotten A DAY BY THE SEA For The Mint Theater
by Michael Dale - Jul 1, 2016

Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy starred in the 1955 Broadway production of N.C. Hunter's forgotten drama. (more...)

Scoop: THE VAMPIRE DIARIES on THE CW - Friday, January 27, 2017
by - Jan 6, 2017

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BWW Previews: Theatre Tallahassee's PRIVATE LIVES Shapes to Be Witty Fun
by Trevor Durham - Jan 26, 2017

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FAULTY TOWERS THE DINING EXPERIENCE to Return to Fringe World This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Internationally acclaimed and Australian born, Faulty Towers The Dining Experience returns to FRINGE WORLD for its sixth year with even more 5-star reviews on its plate. It's 'definitely worth getting off the couch for' (Stage Whispers). (more...)

Cast, Creatives Set for NSangou Njikam's World Premiere of SYNCING INK at Alley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Gregory Boyd, Artistic Director of the Alley Theatre, announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Syncing Ink, which begins previews February 3, opens February 8 and runs through March 5 in the Neuhaus Theatre. Syncing Ink, a semi-autobiographical play by NSangou Njikam leads audiences on a mystical, lyrical Hip Hop ride to discover what it really takes to freestyle. (more...)

Ben Woolf's ANGRY YOUNG MAN Will Make American Debut at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Urban Stages, Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director, will continue its 33rd season with the American Premiere of the award-winning drama Angry Young Man by award- winning playwright Ben Woolf, directed by Stephen Hamilton. (more...)

10th Adelaide Fringe for Faulty Towers The Dining Experience in 20th birthday year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Interactive Theatre International presents: Faulty Towers The Dining Experience. Celebrating its 10th Adelaide Fringe in its 20th birthday year, this globetrotting Aussie hit returns with even more 5-star reviews on its plate - the latest just this month from Perth and London. It's 'an absolute blast' (Isolated Nation, Fringe World 2017). (more...)

FAULTY TOWERS THE DINING EXPERIENCE to Return to Melbourne International Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Interactive Theatre International presents: Faulty Towers The Dining Experience - Another, much-in-demand opportunity to be served by Basil, Sybil and Manuel in this internationally acclaimed five-star show - now in its 20th birthday year and its 11th consecutive appearance at MICF. (more...)

Scoop: THE VAMPIRE DIARIES on THE CW - Friday, January 20, 2017
by - Dec 29, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, airing on THE CW on Friday, January 20, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: THE VAMPIRE DIARIES on THE CW - Friday, January 13, 2017
by - Dec 23, 2016

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Stash Crew and Umlilo present RAINBOW RIOTS at the Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Music meets performance art in Stash Crew and Umlilo's hour long RAINBOW RIOTS, which will be presented at the Alexander Bar for two nights in collaboration with POPart Productions. (more...)

VIDEO: Austin Pendleton Directs N.C. Hunter's A DAY BY THE SEA For Mint Theater
by Michael Dale - Aug 24, 2016

Specialists in introducing contemporary audiences to worthy, but neglected plays, The Mint Theater Company's new production will probably be a first introduction for many of its audience members to the work of N.C. Hunter. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: The Madcap Comedy Of Britain's Favourite Worst Hotel Comes To Life In The World Premiere Of FAWLTY TOWERS LIVE.
by Jade Kops - Aug 21, 2016

The much loved British Television Series is given a new life in John Cleese's stage adaptation of FAWLTY TOWERS LIVE (more...)

Mint Theater Company to Hold 'Further Reading' of WATERS OF THE MOON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Mint Theater Company will present a one-night "Further Reading" of Waters of the Moon by N.C. Hunter on Monday August 15th (7pm) at The Beckett Theatre at Theatre Row (home to Mint's current production, Hunter's A Day By The Sea, opening August 25). (more...)

Long Beach Playhouse to Stage Wilde-ly Feminine THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Only one other writer could compete with Shakespeare for the title of the most quoted playwright, and that is Oscar Wilde. Long Beach playhouse takes on an all female cast with The Importance of Being Earnest directed by 'Phie Mura in the Studio. (more...)

The Studio Theatre Tierra Del Sol Announces Casting for Inaugural Season, Featuring NEXT TO NORMAL & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

The Studio Theatre, a new black box theatre, under the Artistic Direction of Whitney Morse, presents its inaugural season: A Model Home: Peer Beyond The Facade. (more...)

The Hudson Village Theatre to Present PRIVATE LIVES This August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

The Hudson Village Theatre continues its Games We Play theme with Noel Coward's hilarious romp, Private Lives, playing August 10 to 28. (more...)

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