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TBG Theatre (New York, NY)
312 W. 36th St.

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Based on the 1980 film with screenplay by Carlton J. Albright and Edward Terry

A low-hanging cloud of radioactive waste turns a school bus full of children into second-rate zombies, who proceed to track down and zap their negligent parents one by one.



THE NNPN Rolling World Premiere of RELATIVITY Rolls Through Iowa City
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, celebrates the initial success of the Rolling World Premiere (RWP) of Relativity by Mark St. Germain as Riverside Theatre (Iowa City, IA,) presents its RWP production through April 30. (more...)

THREE DAYS OF RAIN Set to Open in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Perpetual drifter Walker Janeway reappears in New York for the reading of his father's will. He and his sister expect to inherit the famed Janeway House that their father Ned designed with his business partner, Theo. But when the house is left to Theo's son instead, the betrayal leads Walker to unearth a cryptic journal that he believes proves his father is a fraud. The truth of the past, however, is much different than any of them realize. Shifting from present to past, THREE DAYS OF RAIN examines the depth of family secrets and how one event can be seen from many points of view. (more...)

HAPPY DAYS, Starring Dianne Wiest, Starts This Weekend at TFANA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

A friendly reminder! Theatre for a New Audience presents the Yale Repertory Theatre production of Samuel Beckett's masterpiece Happy Days, beginning this Sunday, April 23. Two-time Academy Award-winner Dianne Wiest (Hannah and Her Sisters, Bullets over Broadway) plays Winnie, widely considered modern drama's pinnacle female role, alongside Jarlath Conroy, who plays Willie, directed by Yale Repertory Theatre Artistic Director James Bundy. (more...)

BWW Interview: Five on Friday with BLACK & WHITE's Thola Antamu
by David Fick - Apr 21, 2017

Thola Antamu is a theatre-maker and performer, as well as a fearless blogger. Currently preparing for her performance in BLACK & WHITE at the Theatre Arts Admin Collective, she found time to answer some questions about the production and her views of theatre in South Africa. (more...)

BWW Review: SPANISH FILM FESTIVAL 2017: SUMMER 1993 at Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas
by Barry Lenny - Apr 21, 2017

Summer 1993 is a beautiful, moving and positive film. (more...)

Gillette Castle State Park Supervisor Philip Yuris Receives IMTY Award for Leadership
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Gillette Castle State Park Supervisor, Philip Yuris, is the honored recipient of the 2017 International Museum Theater Alliance IMTY award. (more...)

Teaneck Community Charter School Presents New Young Performers' Edition of GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Dreaming big continues to pay off for the Teaneck Community Charter School in Teaneck, New Jersey which won one of ten grand prizes in the nationwide "NBC's 'Smash': Make a Musical" program. The honor bolstered the school's ambition to stage their own musical theater productions and implement a self-sustaining theater program. (more...)

Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull Continue to Share the Stage with 2nd Leg of Their North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

One of the hottest tours of the summer will continue well into the fall when two of the most engaging live performers in music today, multi-platinum selling and multiple Grammy Award-winning global superstars Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull, share the stage for an additional 18 dates, announced today. (more...)

New Britain Youth Theater Stages Mark Twain's THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

A Mark Twain classic with a theatrical twist is New Britain Youth Theater's next production on stage. (more...)

FANCY NANCY, THE MUSICAL Returns for a Special Encore at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is delighted to present an encore presentation of Fancy Nancy, The Musical as part of its third season of Theater for Young Audiences. Book and lyrics by Susan DiLallo, music by Danny Abosch and directed by Angeline Mirenda based on original staging by Kelly Todd, Fancy Nancy, the Musical will preview from May 5 through May 13; regular performances will begin May 13 and continue through May 28 on the Cripe Stage at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center. (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Screening, Showtune Sing-a-longs and More Set for United Palace This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

United Palace, the stunning architectural gem that recalls the movie palaces of a bygone era, is hosting a series of blockbuster special events for adults and children of all ages on the weekend of May 6 and 7. (more...)

Sue Perkins, Sara Pascoe, Richard Herring and Many More Shows Announced as Part of Pleasance's Edinburgh Fringe 2017 Line-Up!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

On Thursday, 20th April Pleasance Theatre Trust announces 132 more shows on sale with an array of exciting newcomers and Festival favourites highlighting the pages of Edinburgh Fringe 2017 programme. (more...)

Aimco Achieves Denver Post Top Workplace Designation for the Fifth Consecutive Year
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

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BWW Interview: Emmy-Award Winner William Daniels Talks Playing Mr. Feeny, KITT & Dr. Craig
by Kevin Pollack - Apr 20, 2017

Many fans may remember William Daniels from TV on shows like Boy Meets World (Mr. George Feeny), St. Elsewhere (Dr. Craig), Night Rider (KITT) and the Broadway cast and film of the first historical musical of our founding fathers, 1776 (John Adams). (more...)

Works by Christopher Shinn, Zakiyyah Alexander and More Set for EST's 36th MARATHON OF ONE-ACT PLAYS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre and Radio Drama Network announced today the lineup for the 36th MARATHON OF ONE-ACT PLAYS, the biennial festival series of brand new plays from emerging playwrights. (more...)

Circus Hub Returns Bigger and Better with an Incredible International Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

After two successful years Circus Hub is bigger and better than ever before - presenting larger venues and bigger companies, this years programme is packed full of high flying, spectacular acrobatics to marvel at.  2017's programme is truly international, with companies coming from Ethiopia, Colombia, Belgium, Ireland and Australia to offer Fringe audiences the best of world circus and cabaret. (more...)

Blockchain Technology Startup Humaniq Raises $3.8M and Signs Contract With Deloitte
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

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The Growing Stage Presents Final Main Stage Show of the Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey, located in the Historic Palace Theatre on Route 183 in Netcong completes its 35th Anniversary Main Stage season with Dr. Seuss's THE CAT IN THE HAT.  The show runs May 5th through May 21st with performances Fridayevenings at 7:30 PM, Saturday and Sunday matinees at 4:00 PM. Based on the book by Dr. Seuss and originally produced by the National Theatre of Great Britain, Dr. Seuss's THE CAT IN THE HAT was adapted and originally directed by Katie Mitchell. (more...)

Hardwell Opens Guestlist Festival for 'United We Are' to Educate Children
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

On December 13th 2015 iconic dance music DJ/Producer Hardwell joined hands with India's Guestlist4Good Social Enterprise and Mumbai based non-profit organisation Magic Bus, to stage an aid event that provided education for over 18,000 young underprivileged children living in India. (more...)

Victor Goines to Perform with the NYYS Jazz Band at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Saxophonist and clarinetist Victor Goines joins director Andy Clausen and the New York Youth Symphony Jazz Band for its season finale on Sunday, May 7th at the Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center at 3:30pm. (more...)

Shaina Taub's AS YOU LIKE IT Musical Adaptation to Bring Friends, Feuds and Romance to Public Works This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Public Theater will kick off the 2017-18 season in September with a free Public Works musical adaptation of AS YOU LIKE IT, adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery, with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub. Directed by Laurie Woolery, AS YOU LIKE IT will once again feature over 200 actors and community members alongside equity actors. Now in its fifth season, this unforgettable Public Works musical adaptation about chance encounters and self-discovery, will run for five nights for free, September 1-5, at the Delacorte Theater. (more...)

3DBear and Junior Library Guild Bring 3D Printing, Augmented Reality, and Virtual Reality to Classrooms
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Helsinki-based, edtech software company, 3DBear Ltd has signed an agreement with Junior Library Guild that serves over 22,000 schools and libraries in the U.S. 3DBear is an online learning tool for 3D printing, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) that is now available in the US through Junior Library Guild (JLG). (more...)

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo Hosts a Special 'Peter Rabbit Hotel Carnival' Dessert Buffet
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

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BWW Review: Stars Shine for Lyrical Tribute to Music and Legacy of Pete Seeger at Kennedy Center
by Jeffrey Walker - Apr 18, 2017

For one night, folk music legend Pete Seeger's legacy in song was celebrated by a diverse array of musical talent. The Kennedy Center Concert Hall stage held a who's who including multiple Grammy winners, living legends and up-and-coming artists performing in tribute to the singer and activist Pete Seeger. Hosted by Larry Groce of National Public Radio's MOUNTAIN STAGE, the long and satisfying evening was officially entitled PETE SEEGER AND THE POWER OF SONG: TRIBUTE TO A FOLK LEGEND. No frills, no fuss, just great music performed with the same simplicity and power Seeger was known for during his own long career. (more...)

Off-Broadway's THE LIGHTNING THIEF to Celebrate Rick Riordan's New Novel with Pop-Up Shop 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Off-Broadway's hit show, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical and NYC's Books of Wonder (booksofwonder.com) will celebrate the release of Rick Riordan's newest book by creating a Book of Wonder pop-up shop at the Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

BWW Morning Brief April 18th, 2017 - INDECENT, Manilow for America and More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 18, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Paula Vogel's INDECENT opens on Broadway! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Michele Pawk, Lenny Wolpe & More Take Bows in Project Shaw's YOU NEVER CAN TELL
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 18, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continued its 12th Season when it presents its 122nd concert presentation with Shaw's 1897 romantic comedy of errors You Never Can Tell last night, April 17 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Presents Second ELLIS ISLAND ARTS FESTIVAL, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The National Park Service in partnership with Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents the Ellis Island Asian American Heritage Festival onSunday, May 7, 2017, with ceremony and performances starting at 12 noon at The Great Hall of Immigration at Ellis Island, located on the second floor of the main Ellis Island building. (more...)

Magical Show MARY POPPINS to Wrap Albuquerque Little Theatre's 87th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Albuquerque Little Theatre wraps up its 87th season with the magical production, MARY POPPINS, opening May 26th. (more...)

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company to Present Ellis Island Asian American Heritage Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The National Park Service in partnership with Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents the Ellis Island Asian American Heritage Festival on Sunday, May 7, 2017, with ceremony and performances starting at 12 noon at The Great Hall of Immigration at Ellis Island, located on the second floor of the main Ellis Island building. (more...)

ALT Wraps Up its 87th Season with the Magical Musical, MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The jack-of-all trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense - and also teaching the importance of a tidy nursery and of taking the medicine they need (with a spoonful of sugar, of course.), she must teach the family how to value each other again. Mary Poppins takes The Children on many magical and memorable adventures, but Jane and Michael aren't the only ones she has a profound effect upon. Even grown-ups can learn a lesson or two from the nanny who advises, 'Anything can happen if you let it.' Come experience this timeless fun-filled classic that is perfect for every member of the family. (more...)

Duncan Sheik Comes to The Players for Intimate One Night Only Concert
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Tony Award-winning composer and musician Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening, American Psycho) will share stories and perform songs for an exclusive audience at the April 21st installment of Live From 16 Gramercy Park, the intimate, members-only music series at The Players, the historic private social club for actors and artists. (more...)

Christiane Noll to Make Met Room Debut with THE IRA GERSHWIN ALBUM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Chiristiane Noll will make her Metropolitan Room debut with 'The Ira Gershwin Album' on May 24th and June 7th at 7 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: CINDERELLA at Downtown Cabaret Children's Theatre
by Sean Fallon - Apr 15, 2017

Downtown Cabaret Children's Theatre in Bridgeport, CT entertains while providing unique twists and positive lessons from the classic children's story CINDERELLA. The entire family will enjoy this musical with audience participation for children and music from the 1980s for their parents. (more...)

'WATSON INTELLIGENCE', LUNA GALE and More on Tap for CoHo Productions's 22nd Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

CoHo Productions has announced #CoHoSeason22, featuring four artist-led co-productions of contemporary plays in the main subscription season for 2017-2018. (more...)

Nashville Children's Theatre Reveals First Season Under Nolan's Direction
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 14, 2017

Nashville Children's Theatre (NCT) yesterday revealed its 2017-18 Season - its 86th season and its first under new executive artistic director Ernie Nolan - featuring three regional premieres and the return of a holiday season favorite by the late Scot Copeland, NCT's longtime producing artistic director, who led the company's rise to national prominence during his tenure. (more...)

Greasepaint Youtheatre presents PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Greasepaint Youtheatre presents PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, MAY 5 - 14, 2017, a playful  prequel to the Peter Pan story.Rick Elice (JERSEY BOYS, and the musical THE ADDAMS FAMILY) brings to life the Tony-winning story of Peter Pan before he became the boy who wouldn't grow up.  Elice adapted a children's book series by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson into a high seas adventure for the stage, complete with an unwilling band of orphans, Molly, a courageous young girl, and a mysterious cargo onboard the Neverland.  The ship is taken over by pirates and The Children use their guile and a little magic to keep the treasure out of the pirates' hands. High seas pursuit, hurricanes, mermaids and shipwrecks make for a breathtaking journey. It's all brought to life by a handful of actors who create a story with over a hundred characters.  (more...)

BWW Review: THE NETHER at Benchmark Theatre
by Chris Arneson - Apr 14, 2017

Anyone else waste their summer vacations playing The Sims all day? Escaping to a world where you're in control, and there's few limitations to what you can do. That's essentially the premise of Benchmark Theatre's thrilling inaugural production of Jennifer Haley's The Nether, which explores the boundaries of where futuristic virtual reality meets roleplay. The 2012 winner of the Susan Blackburn Prize takes a dark look at what society might create in a simulated world without limits. The Nether is a strong regional premiere for Benchmark. (more...)

Paper Mill Will Honor Chita Rivera at 2017 Gala; THE WIZ LIVE!'s Shanice Williams and More to Perform!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is hosting its largest fundraising event of the year, the Paper Mill Playhouse Gala on Friday, May 12, at the renowned Hilton Short Hills. The reception and silent auction begin at 6:00pm, followed by dinner and dancing featuring The Eddie Bruce Band. (more...)

Author Patricia McKissack Dies at Age 72
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Author Patricia McKissack, who produced children's books about black history with her husband, passed away on April 7th at the age of 72.  According to her son, Fredrick L. McKissack Jr., the cause was cardiorespiratory arrest. (more...)

John Hancock Brings Boston Marathon Champions and Other Elites to Hopkinton Marathon Rally
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

John Hancock brought 2012 men's champion Wesley Korir, 2015 women's champion Caroline Rotich, and several other elite Kenyan athletes to a pre-marathon rally with nearly 600 students from Hopkinton's Elmwood Elementary School. This year marks the 25 th anniversary of the first time John Hancock brought Kenyan athletes to the school for this event. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Presents CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Pacific Symphony, led by Assistant Conductor Roger Kalia, brings a zoo magically to life through enchanting music, adorable Bob Brown Puppets and a compelling narrator to tell the story of Camille Saint-Saëns' “Carnival of the Animals.” Performed with charming, oversized puppets on a full-scale theatrical set, the heart and focus of “Carnival of the Animals” are the musical segments that make up Saint-Saëns' playful masterpiece. (more...)

Desyatinkov's SKETCHES TO SUNSETS Featuring Roman Mints Releases 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Quartz Music presents a new album featuring the mesmerizing and deeply beautiful music of Leonid Desyatnikov, one of today's most treasured and frequently-performed living Russian composers, and including the world premiere recording of the 1992 work Sketches to Sunset, and the Russian Seasons. (more...)

Dance Theatre Of Harlem Kicks Off Season With 2017 VISION GALA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Dance Theatre of Harlem (Virginia Johnson, Artistic Director; Anna Glass, Executive Director), is thrilled to announce that its 2017 hometown season will kick off on April 19 with a live performance by Grammy Award-winning recording artist India.Ariewith students from the Dance Theatre of Harlem School performing the world premiere of High Above, featuring choreography by DTH resident choreographer Robert Garland. (more...)

History Matters/Back to the Future Announces 2017 Judith Barlow Prize Winner
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Not-for-profit History Matters/Back to the Future has announced the winner of their prestigious annual Judith Barlow Prize - Kara Jobe - an Ohio-based student, currently at Otterbein University who wrote a one-act play inspired by Lillian Hellman's The Children's Hour.  (more...)

Cleveland Orchestra's Choruses Announce Auditions for 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra's Choruses announce that auditions for the 2017-18 season will take place this spring. The season will be The Cleveland Orchestra's 100th year of concerts and marks the launch of its Second Century. The Cleveland Orchestra holds a long-standing commitment to choral music in which community members of all ages may have the opportunity to participate. All auditions are scheduled by appointment only and can be arranged by visiting The Cleveland Orchestra's website at www.clevelandorchestra.com/chorus-auditions/. For more information, contact the Chorus Office at 216-231-7372 or chorus@clevelandorchestra.com. (more...)

BWW Featured Dance Studio: BROADWAY DANCE CENTER
by Caryn Cooper - Apr 12, 2017

Broadway Dance Center (BDC), affectionately known as a dancer's “home away from home,” is one of New York City's most popular dance studios. Located in the heart of the theater district in Manhattan at 322 West 45th Street, BDC prides itself on being an inclusive and welcoming environment for ALL dancers to train and learn. (more...)

J. L. Higgs Pens 'Ella: A Stepmum's Tale'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Author J. L. Higgs brings the fairy tales of Cinderella and Humpty Dumpty into the modern day. In 'Ella: A Stepmum's Tale' (published by Balboa Press AU), readers will learn life lessons about not judging anyone by outward appearances alone. (more...)

Ian Merrill Peakes to Take on Title Role in TIMON OF ATHENS at Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Folger Theatre concludes its very successful 25th anniversary season this spring with Shakespeare's gripping tragedy Timon of Athens. (more...)

HBO to Debut Earth Day Special SAVING MY TOMORROW: KIDS WHO LOVE THE EARTH
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

HBO and the American Museum of Natural History present SAVING MY TOMORROW: KIDS WHO LOVE THE EARTH, debuting on Earth Day, SATURDAY, APRIL 22 (7:00-7:30 p.m. ET/PT), on the HBO Family channel. (more...)

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