Theatre Information

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

Get Show News + Discounts

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.



John Tiffany to Adapt PINOCCHIO for Run at National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Just in time for Christmas, The Children's classic, Pinocchio, with make its debut at the National Theatre.  (more...)

Partnering to Promote Literacy during Annual NADA Convention
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

(more...)

BWW Review: They're Ba-a-a-ack: It's Winter Panto-time!
by Nancy Grossman - Jan 19, 2017

WINTER PANTO 2017: THE PRINCESS & THE PEA is served with a generous portion of political satire. What better villains than orange-haired Queen Clump and her alt-right hand man Stompundstammer? The best jokes go over their heads, but definitely bring the kids to this loosey-goosey fantasy world of fun and frolic. (more...)

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Presents the Los Angeles Premiere of 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The brilliant theatricality of Kneehigh, the innovative United Kingdom-based theater company, will be on display at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts once again when 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips has its Los Angeles premiere.  Based on the beloved book by War Horse author Michael Morpurgo, 946 explores everything we thought we knew about the D-Day landings in this tender musical tale of love and war. Adapted by Morpurgo and Emma Rice, who also directs, 946 is a Kneehigh production presented in association with Birmingham Repertory and Berkeley Repertory Theatres. Performances begin February 9 with the opening on February 10. (more...)

Ardea Arts and The Garden State Philharmonic Present the World Concert Premiere of ANIMAL TALES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Ardea Arts in partnership with The Garden State Philharmonic presents the World Concert Premiere of ANIMAL TALES at The Jay & Linda Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College (1 College Drive, Toms River, NJ 08754) on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 7pm. For more information, visit: www.ardeaarts.com/animal-tales. (more...)

BWW Review: Powerful THE CHILDREN'S HOUR at The Gamm
by Andria Tieman - Jan 19, 2017

Lillian Hellman's The Children'S HOUR is a classic play, which premiered in 1934 and is just as timely and relevant today.  The Gamm's production is a near-flawless retelling of this disturbing story about how much words matter and how the power of a lie can have repercussions far greater than expected.  The intricate and methodical script comes to life under the talents of Madeleine Lambert and Gamm resident actor Karen Carpenter and as two women who run an all-girls boarding school and find themselves with a pupil who seeks to destroy anything that gets in the way of her agenda. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Goes On A Blind Date In The Regional Premiere of FIRST DATE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Check please! Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati opens the second half of the season with the hilarious and sassy musical First Date, by Austin Winsberg, with music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner. (more...)

BWW TV: North Carolina Theatre's ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE
by Jeffrey Kare - Jan 19, 2017

North Carolina Theatre will be presenting Always...Patsy Cline from January 20th-29th at A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater. I recently got to speak with the two stars of this production Carter Calvert and Two-Time Emmy Winner Sally Struthers. (more...)

GOD MADE ME WONDERFUL is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Kimberly Cohen's new book, God Made Me Wonderful! ($12.99, paperback, 978149879851; $6.99, eBook, 9781498479868), shows children that Father God's love reaches out to every child in every nation, and that Jesus is there for all who come to Him. Cohen's hope is that with an introduction to Father God and Jesus, children will see that they can be a part of heaven's family and that they are fearfully and wonderfully made. (more...)

BWW Interview: SOUND OF MUSIC's Charlotte Maltby
by Christine Swerczek - Jan 19, 2017

Charlotte Maltby recently took over the leading role of Maria Von Trapp in the national tour of Rogers and Hammerstein's SOUND OF MUSIC. Under the direction of triple Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, the production opens Tuesday, January 24th, at Omaha's Orpheum Theater. I had the opportunity to speak with Charlotte by phone yesterday. (more...)

Meet The Cast of Athen Theatre's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Here we have just a few MORE reasons we're excited about our newest show: THE CAST! (more...)

Center Stage and the Baltimore Chapter of Jack and Jill Present THE GROUND ON WHICH WE STAND: An Exploration of Black Excellence
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Baltimore Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. in partnership with Baltimore Center Stage are pleased to present The Ground On Which We Stand: An Exploration of Black Excellence on Sunday, February 12 at 4:00 p.m. This one-time performance will feature music, dance, art, film and projection technology highlighting breakthrough moments in history. (more...)

Museum of Jewish Heritage Announces MY NAME IS...THE LOST CHILDREN OF KLOSTER INDERSORF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Children and teenagers who had managed to survive concentration camps, forced labor, life in hiding, and the devastating loss of family members during World War II faced great uncertainty after liberation. Some of these "lost" children found refuge and relatives through a United Nations-sponsored relief center in a former convent named Kloster Indersdorf. (more...)

Children's Album Grammy Nominees Perform at Lucky Strike in Hollywood on 2/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Children's Recording Arts Alliance announces the eighth annual charity benefit performance featuring all five of this year's children's album GRAMMY® Award nominees. This year's public concert at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood, CA, will be held on Saturday, February 11,, 2016 at 11 am.. All ticket sales benefit the Symphonic Jazz Orchestra's music in the schools program. (more...)

'The Children's Bullet' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Escribe Publishing is pleased to announce the release of the late Mary Bringle's The Children's Bullet, (TCB). The novel is set during the 1980's amid the violent conflict in Northern Ireland. The death of a little girl resulting in the use of plastic bullets sends an American writer on a three-thousand mile journey for answers. 'The publication of The Children's Bullet is for us both an honor and a privilege,' says Diane Martin, president and CEO of Escribe Publishing Inc. 'We are thrilled to have been given this opportunity to work with Mary's family to bring this amazing writer's work to the public's attention.' TCB is currently available for sale via Amazon.com. In six to eight weeks the book may be purchased from more than 25 online book resellers, including such vendors as Barnesandnoble.com, Booksamillion.com, and Bookfinder4u.com. About The Author Mary Bringle was born in Racine, Wisconsin in 1938. She attended college at the University of Colorado in Boulder and at New York University After brief periods of being a model, an actress, and a lawyer's office assistant, her first appearance in print was in When I was 16 (Platt and Munk, 1967) 'by Mary Brannum and the Editors.' Mary Bringle went on to author several books including, The Footpath Murder, The Man in the Moss-Colored Trousers, and Open Heart. Escribe provides a complete publishing solution for all of its authors, which includes editing, book cover design, printing, and distribution. For more information The Children's Bullet, please call Sharon Cash at Escribe Publishing at 212-726-2118 or visit our website at http://www.escribepublishing.com. Inquiries may also be sent to info@escribepublishing.com. Escribe Publishing Inc. is an independent book publishing company. The company's mailing address is 244 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2337. New York, NY 10001. (more...)

C. C. Long Releases 'Connected Minds'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

C. C. Long wanted to provide a sense of adventure for her children, a need to have age-appropriate excitement and creativity. She believes the idea that 'romance is not the same as sex' is often forgotten in the entertainment world. She wanted to express to The Children in her life that love is a treasure one finds in life, not just an emotion that leads to sex. This message she wanted to impart prompted Long to write 'Connected Minds' (published by Balboa Press). (more...)

Junie B. Jones Set for Meadow Brook Theatre's Children's Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The beloved children's book series Junie B. Jones comes to life on the Meadow Brook Theatre stage with Junie B. Jones Essential Survival Guide to School, February 11, 2017 at 10am and 1pm. (more...)

Dr. Michael L. Schwartz to Run the 2017 London Marathon for 'Smile Train' Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

A Palm Beach doctor plans to run the 2017 London Marathon in April as a fund raiser for Smile Train, an international charity that provides free surgery to poor children suffering from cleft lip and cleft palate. (more...)

The Miller Family Release Book on World War II
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ It's not every day that five adult siblings can pull together their collective skills and talents to produce a moving tribute to World War II veterans and their families. BookWise Publishing announces that the Miller Family did just that in this captivating compilation of memories collected from over 140 families of the men and women who lived and sacrificed during the Second World war. (more...)

'My Name Is... The Lost Children of Kloster Indersorf' Opens Today at the Museum of Jewish Heritage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Children and teenagers who had managed to survive concentration camps, forced labor, life in hiding, and the devastating loss of family members during World War II faced great uncertainty after liberation. Some of these "lost" children found refuge and relatives through a United Nations-sponsored relief center in a former convent named Kloster Indersdorf. These children are the subject of a new exhibition, titled My Name Is… The Lost Children of Kloster Indersdorf, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. The exhibition is on view January 18, 2017 through April 30, 2017. (more...)

Go Over the Rainbow with THE WIZARD OZ at Children's Theatre of Cincinnati
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Click your heels three times and follow the yellow brick road to the Taft Theatre this February to experience the magical adventures of Dorothy and her friends when The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati presents the classic musical THE WIZARD OF OZ this February (February 11 - 19, 2017).  (more...)

Critically-Acclaimed Irish Play Makes Its American Debut at Villanova Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Villanova Theatre presents the U.S. premiere of Stacey Gregg's imaginative and innovative play Lagan, directed by Villanova alumna Kathryn MacMillan ('01). (more...)

Happy Campers Bring Rockin' Disney Musical To Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

???????GET ready to rock! A high-energy musical, featuring a classic story of rivalry and power, is set to come alive in February and March. (more...)

George Winston Coming to Boulder Theater This May
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

AN EVENING WITH GEORGE WINSTON is set for Boulder Theater on May 9, 2017.  (more...)

Oddfellows Playhouse Teen Company to Present THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Tempest will be performed at Oddfellows Playhouse Youth Theater, 128 Washington St. by the Teen Company opening on January 26th and closing on February 4th. (more...)

Albertsons Companies Foundation And Entertainment Industry Foundation Award Over $4.6 Million In Grants To Hunger Relief Charities Through Hunger Is Program To Provide Mo
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

(more...)

Tyler Perry to Receive 5th Annual PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD for Favorite Humanitarian
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

CBS and The People's Choice Awards announced today that Tyler Perry will receive the fifth annual People's Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian, presented by Enterprise Rent-A-Car, during the PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2017 (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for David Walliams' AWFUL AUNTIE at the New Alexandra Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for David Walliams' Awful Auntie, published by HarperCollins Children's Books, which comes to the New Alexandra Theatre from Wednesday 22 to Sunday 26 November 2017. (more...)

Sarah Raines to Bring Valentine's Day Cabaret Dinner to The Ellery Room
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

The Sarah Raines Concert Series, which produced the hilarious, sold-out event 'All's Lehrer in Love and War,' presents a Valentine's Day Cabaret Dinner theatre at The Ellery Room on February 10. Expect more laughs, delicious food, and leave smiling whether you come with a group, with a date, or stag! (more...)

Hendersonville Performing Arts Company to Present CHARLOTTE'S WEB
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

The Hendersonville Performing Arts Company presents Charlotte's Web, adapted by Joseph Robinette and based on the book by E.B. White. (more...)

Entertain and Dine NJ Style
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 15, 2017

There are many exciting shows in New Jersey that are having their openings in January and February. We have paired some theatres with convenient restaurants that are ideal for Garden State entertainment buffs. Check out our some of our choices. (more...)

Amazon to Honor MLK Day with Free Streaming of AN AMERICAN GIRL STORY: MELODY 1963
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Amazon Original Special AN AMERICAN GIRL STORY: MELODY 1963: Love Has to Win will be free to stream on Prime Video in the US beginning today (more...)

Enda Walsh's ROOMS, New Music Series and More Slated for Spring 2017 at Irish Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Even before breaking ground on their new home, IAC will welcome audiences into the existing Cybert Tire site for Rooms, a site-specific theatrical installation by the great Irish playwright Enda Walsh (May 3-28). IAC will present Rooms alongside St. Ann's Warehouse premiere of Walsh's new play, Arlington (May 3-28), making for a season of Walsh works in New York, supported by Culture Ireland. (more...)

The Yoram Loewenstein Acting Studio Proudly Presents FABIAN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Erich Kästner, the renowned author, most famous for The Children's books he wrote: 'Emil and the Detectives', 'Thirty-five of May', ' Pünktchen and Anton' (Anna Louise and Anton), 'Das Doppelte Lottchen' (Lottie and Lisa) and many others. (more...)

Colleen Jones Pens 'The Green Ribbon Day'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

'The Green Ribbon Day': a book of little life lessons taught through many characters. This story is taken from real-life experiences the author has had in dealing with the many children she has loved throughout her life. (more...)

Dr. Sherry Bair Shares 'A Bear Named Boo'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Dr. Sherry Bair, a thirty-five-year veteran in the field of education, devoted writer and author, has completed her new book 'A Bear Named Boo': a light-hearted and potent tale that depicts the compassion and struggles of multiple characters when dealing with communication disorders. 'A Bear Named Boo' portrays people who talk via 'manual' communication and a bear who tries to learn! (more...)

BWW Review: Andrea Syglowski Holds the Keys to A DOLL'S HOUSE
by Nancy Grossman - Jan 13, 2017

Huntington Theatre Company's staging of a new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's classic drama, directed by Melia Bensussen, belongs to Andrea Syglowski and her formidable interpretation of Nora. James Noone's scenic design deserves kudos. (more...)

Children's Museum of Manhattan to Host SUNDAY FUNDAY Extravaganza This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The Children's Museum of Manhattan will hold its Sunday Funday extravaganza on Sunday, Jan. 29 from 10:30 am to 2 pm at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers. The ticketed event, benefiting the museum and sponsored by Nickelodeon, will bring together the best in family entertainment, indoor sports and games, creative workshops and fabulous food for the entire family. (more...)

ASSASSINS, IN THE HEIGHTS and More Set for Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma's 2017 season will take patrons on a whirlwind adventure, from a Disney musical revue and a classic New York City love story to favorite hair bands of the 1980s and presidential assassinations. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera's 2017–18 Season Features Long-Awaited Return of Strauss's Elektra and Bellini's Norma
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Houston Grand Opera expands its commitment to broadening the audience for opera with a 2017-18 season that includes the first presentations of Leonard Bernstein's classic musical West Side Story by a major American opera house and the world premiere of composer Ricky Ian Gordon and librettist Royce Vavrek's holiday opera The House without a Christmas Tree. HGO will present its first performances in a quarter century of two iconic works: Richard Strauss's revenge-filled Elektra with virtuoso sopranoChristine Goerke in the tempestuous title role and 2016 Richard Tucker Award-winner and HGO Studio alumna Tamara Wilson in her role debut as Chrysothemis, under the baton of HGO Artistic and Music Director Patrick Summers; and Bellini's grand-scale tragedy Norma showcasing the debut of stellar dramatic soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska in the notoriously difficult title role, with 2015 Tucker winner and HGO Studio alumna Jamie Barton as Adalgisa. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Houston Grand Opera expands its commitment to broadening the audience for opera with a 2017-18 season that includes the first presentations of Leonard Bernstein's classic musical West Side Story by a major American opera house and the world premiere of composer Ricky Ian Gordon and librettist Royce Vavrek 's holiday opera The House without a Christmas Tree. (more...)

SPLISH SPLASH for the Very Young Opens in San Francisco 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

That's the central question in an interactive, theatrical experience for babies and toddlers that opens Friday, February 3, at The Children's Creativity Museum,221 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103. (more...)

Irvine Barclay Theatre Announces February Events
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Irvine Barclay Theatre has announced its events lineup for February. See the full schedule below: (more...)

Music for Life International to Present MAHLER FOR VISION at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Music For Life International continues its decade-long tradition of global humanitarian concerts at Carnegie Hall by presenting Mahler For Vision, a benefit concert of Gustav Mahler's monumental Second Symphony "Resurrection" on Monday, February 13, 2017 at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter December Rose Releases New Album 'Inside/Out'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Invitation Records is excited to announce the release of “Inside | Out,” the second album from singer/songwriter December Rose. (more...)

Children's Museum of Manhattan Announces Opening of 'Hello From Japan' Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Back by popular demand, The Children's Museum of Manhattan's Hello from Japan! exhibit is returning to The Children's Museum (212 West 83rd Street) beginning Jan. 20 through May 14, 2017. (more...)

HBO to Premiere BIG LITTLE LIES, Starring Reese Witherspoon & Nicole Kidman, 2/19
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

In the tranquil seaside town of Monterey, California, nothing is quite as it seems. Doting moms, successful husbands, adorable children, beautiful homes: What lies will be told to keep their perfect worlds from unraveling? (more...)

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Take the Stage in 80's Fashion at Trinity Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

One of William Shakespeare's most produced plays, A Midsummer Night's Dream, takes the stage at Trinity Repertory Company and continues the 53rd season, Ghosts of the Past, Dreams of the Future from February 9 - March 24, 2017 in the Chace Theater. (more...)

Jungle Theater Opens 2017 Season with Pulitzer Prize-Winning Drama
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

As the cold weather continues in Minnesota, the Jungle Theater warms up with an award-winning drama set in hot, steamy Florida. Anna in the Tropics opens the Jungle's 2017 Season on February 11 and runs through March 12, 2017 at the Lyn-Lake neighborhood theater, 2951 Lyndale Ave. S. in Minneapolis. The tropical heat and the American dream prove a volatile combination in this poetic and poignant play written by Cuban-born Nilo Cruz and directed by Los Angeles-based Larissa Kokernot. (more...)

Youngsters Wanted for World Premiere of NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL at Birmingham Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Christmas may be over for another year, but Birmingham Repertory Theatre is already on the lookout for young actors to star in the forthcoming world premiere production of NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL, which opens in Birmingham later this year, before touring around the country. (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 781