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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.

Chickenshed Presents David Walliams' THE MIDNIGHT GANG
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Chickenshed is hugely proud and excited to be bringing David Walliams THE MIDNIGHT GANG to the stage for the very first time. (more...)

BWW Review: Board a Magic Carpet with the Kiddos for Orlando Shakes' ALADDIN AND THE MAGIC LAMP
by Libby Champion - Jun 28, 2017

The tale of Aladdin is one most of us know from the Disney telling of the story in the famous animated film of 1992. Growing up, Aladdin was my favorite Disney film, so, when I was given the opportunity to review ALADDIN AND THE MAGIC LAMP at the Orlando Shakespeare Theatre, I jumped at the chance!   I quickly realized however that the show is not based on the version from the film, but instead on the Middle Eastern folktale 'The Arabian Nights' - which, was unexpected but a great surprise! The premise of the story is still the same, there are just a few slight variations (for example, there are two genies instead of one!). So, if you plan on seeing the show be prepared for some things to be a little different than what you remember.  (more...)

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Lineup for the FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the line-up of new musicals for their 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival will kick off on Wednesday, October 18 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute. (more...)

Lineup Announced for NAMT's 2017 FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the line-up of new musicals for their 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival will kick off on Wednesday, October 18 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute. (more...)

MARY POPPINS Flies to the Warner Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The Warner Stage Company will present one of the most popular Disney movies of all time - MARY POPPINS - as a practically perfect musical on the Warner Main Stage opening July!  MARY POPPINS takes us on a magical and memorable adventure.  It's an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers, and a little bit of magic.   (more...)

THE MUSIC MAN, Featuring Over 100 Berkshire Youth, Begins Next Month at The Colonial Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) presents the Tony Award-winning The Music Man, directed by Travis G. Daly (BTG: Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, Seussical), with music direction by Mark Gionfriddo (BTG: Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins, Seussical), and choreography by Avital Asuleen (The Queen Bees, The Rat Pack Undead), featuring over 100 talented Berkshire youth. The Music Man runs from July 6 through August 6 at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA. (more...)

VIDEO: Netflix Unveils Trailer for 4-Part Documentary DAUGHTERS OF DESTINY
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Directed by Oscar winning filmmaker Vanessa Roth, the documentary series DAUGHTERS OF DESTINY will launch globally on Netflix on July 28, 2017. Watch the official trailer below! (more...)

See 4 Shows for Only $20 with FST's Children's Theatre Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

From timeless heroes to a trip to Narnia, Florida Studio Theatre is taking families on an original and engaging adventure into the world of Children's Theatre. Children's Theatre subscriptions are on sale for ONLY $20. Single tickets are $10. For more information on the full subscription packages please contact Box Office at 941-366-9000 or visit The Children's Theatre page online at (more...)

BWW Review: Extra! NEWSIES Scoops Up Applause at the Fulton
by Marakay Rogers - Jun 27, 2017

The Disney classic soars on the Fulton stage with fabulous choreography by director Marc Robin (more...)

Square Product Theatre Announces 12th Season Opener HOUSE OF GOLD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The character of JonBenet Ramsey, whose 1996 murder in Boulder spurred an international media obsession that continues to this day, is at the heart of the controversial, allegorical play "House of Gold," by Gregory S. Moss, which will open square product theatre's 12th season in a regional premiere July 29. (more...)

BWW Review: A HARMONY BOYS CHRISTMAS Closed This Past Weekend As Part of the Hollywood Fringe
by Don Grigware - Jun 26, 2017

Described as 'an evening of song, dance and holiday cheer in support of the 'Force Feed the World' charity fund', A Harmony Boys Christmas as a musical satire revels in being politically incorrect. It concentrates on traditions like Santa Claus coming down the chimney, crackers - fun toys that are popular with the Brits - and even the birth of the 'Sweet Little Jesus Boy' and tears them all to shreds. (more...)

Dance and Learn About New Cultures with Boogie Woogie Wednesdays at Staten Island Children's Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Summer nights are heating up! Beginning Wednesday, July 5 and continuing every week through August 30, spend your Wednesday evenings learning about and dancing along to traditional music from a different culture each week, at the Staten Island Children's Museum's Boogie Woogie Wednesdays! (more...)

Celebrate July 4th at Open Air Theatre with STARS 'N STRIPES Musical Revue
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2017

A Fourth of July tradition returns to the Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre stage with 'Stars 'n Stripes' a salute to America. Set for three performances, 'Stars 'n Stripes' will be performed on Friday, June 30, Saturday, July 1 and Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

PINKALICIOUS, GRUFF! and More Set for Summer Family Theater Festival at McGinn/Cazale Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The first SUMMER FAMILY THEATER FESTIVAL at the McGinn/Cazale Theater on Manhattan's Upper West Side offers a cool range of family-friendly entertainment for the hot summer months, with productions by Vital Theatre Company, Doppelskope, The Amazing Max and Ragtag Theatre Company, as well as summer camps for children. (more...)

BWW Previews: LAST OVER at Bal Gandharva Rang Mandir, Mumbai
by Zofeen Maqsood - Jun 23, 2017

An urban Hindi situational comedy titled Last Over is a story of a young newly married couple hailing from India and Pakistan (more...)

Winners of Seventh Annual WICKED Young Writer Awards Revealed
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

THE 2017 WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS today announced its winners during a ceremony involving over 115 shortlisted finalists and their families and teachers at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre, home of the award-winning musical WICKED. (more...)

NYPD Cop Turned Actor James R Alexander Joins Cincinnati Shakespeare's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Long Island based actor and former NYPD police officer James R. Alexander has signed on for the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's full 2017 - 18 season in Cincinnati Ohio. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 23, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, CHICAGO, and more! (more...)

Moonlight Stage Productions to Present Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

For the second musical of its 37th season, Moonlight Stage Productions plans to make a splash with Disney's The Little Mermaid from July 19 through August 5. (more...)

UD Summer Stage to Open 42nd Season with ANNIE, JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Audiences are invited to join Annie and her friends as Upper Darby Summer stage opens its 42nd season during Independence Day week with 'Annie, Jr.' (more...)

Ed Sheeran and Martin Guitar Team for Third Signature Edition Guitars
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

C.F. Martin & Co.® (Martin Guitar) and Ed Sheeran have joined forces once again to deliver the third in a series of Ed Sheeran Signature Artist Edition guitars. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017


Stratford Circus Arts Centre and Newham Council Give Over 5000 Free Theatre Tickets to Primary School Pupils
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Offering the opportunity to every Newham schoolchild in Year 6 to see a theatre show for free, Stratford Circus Arts and London Borough of Newham's Every Child A Theatre Goer initiative returns for the fifth time in September 2017. The scheme inspires children by introducing them to theatre - often for the first time - and helping to develop their learning within and beyond the curriculum. (more...)

Donja R. Love's SUGAR IN OUR WOUNDS to Explore Civil War LGBT Love at MTC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Just announced, Manhattan Theatre Club will produce the world premiere of Sugar in Our Wounds, a new play by Donja R. Love and directed by Saheem Ali (Twelfth Night for the Public Theater's Mobile Unit), as part of MTC's upcoming 2017-2018 season. (more...)

Chloe Sevigny-Led DOWNTOWN RACE RIOT, Jerry Springer Opera Highlight The New Group's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The New Group has announced four productions for its 2017-2018 Season. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Cast of ANNIE WARBUCKS present Concert to Benefit Children's Aid Society
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Cast members of the upcoming production of ANNIE WARBUCKS performed last night at The Triad. See photos below! (more...)

Gianandrea Noseda to Lead National Symphony Orchestra In His First Concerts As Music Director Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Gianandrea Noseda makes his highly anticipated first appearances as the seventh music director of the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) in July with two performances: Friday, July 28, at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts and Saturday, July 29, on the National Mall (between 4th and 7th Streets) with a free concert for the community as part of the day's celebration of Music and Movement: The National Symphony Orchestra and National Dance Day. (more...)

Genius Brands International Partners With Southwest Airlines to Offer Premium Children's Entertainment on WiFi-Equipped Flights Nationwide
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017


BWW Review: THE RAILWAY CHILDREN, Exeter Northcott Theatre
by Nicky Sweetland - Jun 20, 2017

Director Paul Jepson expressed in an interview in the show's programme that he was not at all daunted by the technical challenges of staging an adaptation of E. Nesbit's The Railway Children. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Slates 2017 Without Walls Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse, nationally-renowned for its commitment to the development of new work and new theatrical forms, is pleased to announce the dates and selected projects and collaborators for its third Without Walls (WoW) Festival of immersive and site-based work. (more...)

Casting Announced for THE SEAGULL at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces further casting for Simon Stephens's new version of Anton Chekhov's highly renowned play, The Seagull, directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes. (more...)

Local NYC Children's Theater Camp Offers Unique, Fun, Interactive Activity for Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Looking for a fun and interactive experience for your child this summer? Why not check out The Children'S ACTING ACADEMY and CAMP for 4-8 & 9-14 year olds. (more...)

Exhibition Road Pedestrianised for a Day of Celebrations for Opening of V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Today, 20 June, the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) announces the full programme for REVEAL, a free, week-long public festival running from 30 June to 7 July 2017.  (more...)

Review Roundup: Dee Roscioli and Paulo Szot in EVITA at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's highly anticipated production of Evita will open with record-breaking ticket sales at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for A TALE OF TWO CITIES at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

A Tale of Two Cities will open at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre on 13 July, and BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Picnic with the Pops to Rock the Commons with Three Dog Night
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Legendary music icons and Grammy-nominated rock band Three Dog Night will perform some of their Top 40 hits, such as "Mama Told Me (Not to Come)," "Joy to the World," "Black and White," "Shambala," and "One." Guest conducted by Stuart Chafetz and Larry Baird, the Columbus Symphony presents Three Dog Night on Saturday, July 22, at the Columbus Bicentennial Pavilion in the Columbus Commons (160 S. High St.). Gates open at 6pm. The concert begins at 8pm. (more...)

All Dolled Up! Benefit Concert for the Children's Aid Society Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Cast members of the upcoming production of ANNIE WARBUCKS will perform at The Triad on Tues, June 20 at 7:00 PM. Proceeds from the concert will benefit The Children's Aid Society of New York, which strives to improve the lives of the 120,000 families it serves annually with recreation programs, academic tutoring, and medical resources.   (more...)

BWW Feature: The Luke Neuhedel Foundation presents a charity production of INTO THE WOODS
by Jaime Zahl - Jun 19, 2017

A group of Long Island performers and artists are performing for a good cause through June 30 in the Luke Neuhedel Foundation production of Stephen Sondheim's and James Lapine's classic 'Into the Woods.' (more...)

Stars from NYC, LA and Nashville Set for Dan Fogelberg's New Musical PART OF THE PLAN at TPAC; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

K-Squared Entertainment and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) are thrilled to announce the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of PART OF THE PLAN, a new, original musical written by Kate Atkinson & Karen Harris and scored with the music and lyrics of celebrated singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg.  (more...)

Chester Theatre Company presents I AND YOU
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to present Lauren Gunderson's I and You in the historic Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Road in Chester, MA, from June 28 through July 9, 2017. The production is directed by WAM Theatre Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven. (more...)

Arts House Melbourne Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Maintaining its reputation as Melbourne's home of all things experimental and contemporary, Arts House launches a brave and bold new season featuring a diverse program of events, installations, performances and conversations. (more...)

Daniel Moore to Release New Studio Album 'Turned Over To Dreams' 7/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Always, music is the balm. And these days we seem to need it more than ever. Daniel Martin Moore's newest album, Turned Over to Dreams, offers just that with ten lovely gems, including six original compositions. (more...)

Lime Kiln Announces Pair of Summer 2017 Theatrical Productions
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Lynchburg's Endstation Theatre will present The Complete History of America (Abridged) on July 16th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cortland Rep presents a Musical Classic LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

For the second production in their 46th annual season of professional summer theatre, Cortland Repertory Theatre presents the fabulous and flamboyant musical La Cage Aux Folles, which boasts a book by Harvey Fierstein based on the play by Jean Poiret, and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. As a playwright, Fierstein is well-known for the musical Newsies and the current Broadway production of Kinky Boots; Herman is best known as the composer of Hello Dolly and Mame. While La Cage Aux Folles is a multiple Tony-Award winning musical and one of Broadway's all time greatest hits, the story is perhaps best known as the movie The Birdcage, which starred Robin Williams and Nathan Lane.  (more...)

SWAN LAKE / LOCH NA HEALA Makes Australian Debut at the Sydney Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The Sydney Opera House today announced that the acclaimed Irish work, Swan Lake / Loch na hEala, will make its Australian debut at the Sydney Opera House in August, direct from European stages. (more...)

BWW Review: Riverside Center Presents Tuneful SOME ENCHANTED EVENING of Rodgers and Hammerstein Favorites
by Jeffrey Walker - Jun 14, 2017

A starry night, with a huge moon looking down, is the perfect setting for an evening of songs that have become part of musical theatre history. This is the look and the sound of SOME ENCHANTED EVENING, now running through July 16, 2017, at the Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, just south of DC off of I-95. (more...)

Theresa Rebeck-Helmed THE WAY OF THE WORLD, All-Star THE WINTER'S TALE and More Set for Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

After closing its widely successful 25th anniversary season, and recently garnering six Helen Hayes Awards (including 'Outstanding Production, Play'), Folger Theatre announces the upcoming 2017/18 season. Cited as 'the go-to local troupe for classical innovation' (The Washington Post), Folger Theatre will present a season of epic tales of power, passion, and politics to spark the imagination. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: Pick Of The Programme - Children's Shows
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 14, 2017

BroadwayWorld reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue selects her top children's show picks from the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme. (more...)

GLEE's Chris Colfer to Make Feature Directorial Debut With THE WISHING SPELL Movie
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Chris Colfer, best known for his role as Kurt Hummel on FOX's GLEE, has inked a deal with FOX to make his feature directorial debut on his fantasy story THE WISHING SPELL, the first book of his six-book 'The Land of Stories' series. (more...)

Alhambra's ANNIE to Star Local Girl in Lead Role
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Queen's Harbour resident Carly Juliana Barnes is cast as the lead in the Alhambra Theatre & Dining's upcoming production of Annie, set to open June 28, 2017.  Selected from an open casting call of more than 110 girls, Carly is one of two talented young leading ladies that perform as Annie.  She is joined by Jena Simmons of Jupiter (FL).  A much-celebrated Broadway musical, Annie continues the Alhambra's 50th Anniversary Season. For the fourth consecutive season the Alhambra's summer family show is sponsored by Snyder Heating & Air Conditioning of Jacksonville (FL). (more...)

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