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Playwrights Horizons (New York, NY)
416 West 42nd St.(between 9th & 10th Aves)

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BWW Review: A Thoroughly Reinvented GLASS MENAGERIE Thrills in Sierra Madre
by Don Grigware - May 9, 2016

For many, Tennessee Williams' first play The Glass Menagerie remains his finest. Semi-autobiographical, the play takes place in St. Louis during the Depression and depicts the relationships between a restless alcoholic/shoe factory worker/wannabe writer, his overbearing mother and his psychologically deficient sister - all of which stems from Williams' actual background. Williams finds his voice in Tom. (Christian Durso) (more...)

Farm to Table Dining at Peaks of Otter Lodge Opens for 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2016

The jewel of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Peaks of Otter Lodge, has crafted a truly wonderful farm to table dining experience for guests to enjoy on their Blue Ridge Mountain getaway. A breathtaking view of Abbott Lake and a locally sourced and sustainable menu will make for a great addition to an already magical stay at Peaks of Otter, and a great way to kick off the spring season. (more...)

HESS Set for Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

On the 75th anniversary of Rudolf Hess, Hitler's second in command, bailing out over Scotland on a self-appointed mission of peace and the 70th anniversary of the start of the Nuremberg Trials, Kinbur Productions and the Gilded Balloon are reviving HESS, Michael Burrell's award winning one-man play, for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016.   (more...)

BWW Review: A Family in Comedic Turmoil Rules the Roost in TABLE MANNERS
by Shari Barrett - May 16, 2016

Sometimes last minute changes of director can raise a struggling play into a masterful team effort showing the brilliant humor meant to be mined from an award-winning script. Such was the case for co-director/actor David Graham when two previous directors had to step aside and he was asked to take over directing TABLE MANNERS at Little Fish two days before the first rehearsal. Along with his co-director Stephanie Coltrin, the perfect casting in all the roles and the skill of knowing just how far to take the characters in this comedy of family manners gone bad makes for two hours of close-up fun for every member of the audience. (more...)

A.R. Gurney & Carmen de Lavallade to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honors at 61st Annual Obie Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

The American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice have announced that legendary actor/dancer/choreographer Carmen de Lavallade and renowned playwright A.R. Gurney will each receive a special Obie Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 61st Annual Obie Awards, which will be held on Monday, May 23, 2016 at Webster Hall (125 East 11th Street). Tickets to the 2016 Obie Awards are now available via www.ObieAwards.com. (more...)

Danai Gurira's FAMILIAR Extends at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Due to critical acclaim and popular demand, Playwrights Horizons has announced an extension of their New York premiere production of FAMILIAR, a new play by Obie Award-winner Danai Gurira (Eclipsed now on Broadway, In the Continuum, The Convert, Michonne on AMC's 'The Walking Dead'). Directed by Rebecca Taichman (Stage Kiss, Milk Like Sugar at PH; The Oldest Boy; Marie Antoinette; Luck of the Irish; Orlando), the play is the fourth production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season. (more...)

Ono Hawaiian BBQ Will Host Grand Opening in Los Angeles This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Ono Hawaiian BBQ opened its new store in Los Angeles on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 near USC and the Shrine Auditorium at 3010 S. Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA. To celebrate the new restaurant, the grand opening event will be held Friday, March 11, 2016. This South Los Angeles location is the 56th restaurant for the Hawaiian fast casual chain. (more...)

Meet the Sommelier: Garrett Winton of THE DELMONICO ROOM at Hotel Fauchere in Milford PA
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 5, 2016

Meet Garrett Winton, the sommelier for The Delmonico Room at Hotel Fauchere in Milford, Pennsylvania. (more...)

Elements Theatre Company to Continue 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Elements Theatre Company honors the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's death with Labyrinth: A Legacy of Language, Friday & Saturday, April 22 & 23.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 27, 2016
by - Mar 27, 2016

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

BWW's On This Day - March 26, 2016
by - Mar 26, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/26/2016
by - Mar 26, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/26/2016. (more...)

The Clement Palo Alto, Opening March 2016, Offers A 6-Star Experience in the Heart of Silicon Valley with Unparalleled Personal Service in All-Inclusive Luxury
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ When The Clement Palo Alto opens its doors in March 2016, it will be one of the most innovative, personalized and unique luxury hotels in the country. (more...)

Officers and Crew Begin to Arrive at the Shipyard in Holland America Line's Seventh 'Countdown to Koningsdam' Video
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

SEATTLE, March 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Holland America Line has released the seventh 'Countdown to Koningsdam' video, which takes viewers to the shipyard for the arrival of several of the officers and crew. The short videos in the series were created to build anticipation and share updates as ms Koningsdam nears delivery. (more...)

Theatre Guild of Simsbury to Present THE DINING ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Theatre Guild of Simsbury presents the Drama Desk Award-nominee The Dining Room April 2, 8, 9 at 8 pm and April 3, 10, at 2 pm. Written by Pulitzer Prize for Drama nominee A.R Gurney (Love Letters, Sweet Sue) and directed by Rosemarie Beskind assisted by Rick Anderson, The Dining Room is made up of 18 scenes played out across time, telling the tale of several upper-middle class families, bound only by a matching set of dining room furniture. Each of the eighteen scenes, which range from the comic to the serious, show a slice of life in which the dynamic relationships of family life are explored. (more...)

Scoop: HELL'S KITCHEN on FOX - Wednesday, March 16, 2016
by - Mar 14, 2016

Get all the scoop on HELL'S KITCHEN, airing on FOX on Wednesday, March 16, 2016! (more...)

Captain Emiel de Vries Discusses Sea Trials in Holland America Line's Sixth 'Countdown to Koningsdam' Video
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

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BWW Review: NATSUMI TAPAS in Kips Bay for Creative and Delicious Cuisine
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 7, 2016

Visit Natsumi Tapas in the Kips Bay neighborhood of New York City. This gem of a restaurant features the finest sushi along with creative small plates that fuse Japanese and Italian flavors perfectly. (more...)

BWW Review: TRIBES Explores A Different Kind Of Language Barrier As One Man Is Isolated Within His Own Family
by Jade Kops - Jun 7, 2016

TRIBES gives voice to those trapped in a world where they cannot participate due to the challenge that they cannot hear. (more...)

A Cereal State Of Mind - Kellogg's' Opens First-Ever Permanent Cafe In NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

The heart of New York City is the new home of cereal innovation and delicious experimentation. On Monday, July 4, Kellogg's is opening the doors to Kellogg's NYC, its first-ever permanent caf, located at 1600 Broadway (between W 48 th and 49 th Street). The cafwill serve dishes featuring Kellogg's cereals combined with unique ingredients, all served with a side of fun. Kellogg's NYC will be a destination that reminds guests of home and drives new curiosity around the cereal bowl. (more...)

Bad Habit Productions to Open 10th Season with A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

BAD HABIT PRODUCTIONS, INC. (BHP) is pleased to commence its anniversary Season 10: No Life Aside from Art, with the witty, heartwarming musical A Man of No Importance, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, music by Stephen Flaherty, and book by Terrence McNally, directed by Boston area director Daniel Morris, with musical direction by Meghan MacFadden. A Man of No Importance will be presented on the Wimberly Stage at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts in the South End August 6-28, 2016. (more...)

Smart Home Leader NexiaTM Integrates with Amazon Echo to Enable Hands-Free Whole-Home Automation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

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Nexia Now Integrates with Amazon Echo to Enable Hands-Free Whole-Home Automation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

Smart home leader Nexia, a brand of Ingersoll Rand, today gave subscribers the ability to control Nexia-certified devices in their home - starting with lighting, thermostats and plug-in wall modules - with simple voice commands through Amazon Echo. Additional features will be added soon. (more...)

VIDEO: Where Does Sutton Foster Keep Her Tonys? The Star Takes Us Inside Her NYC Penthouse!
by TV News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

The new PEOPLE exclusive below takes you inside Sutton Foster's whimsical New York City Penthouse! (more...)

NATSUMI TAPAS Launches New Happy Hour
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 22, 2016

In preparation for the summer, Natsumi Tapas in the Kips Bay neighborhood of New York City has now completely revamped their happy hour menu. (more...)

Elements Theatre to Crown Summer 2016 with Shakespeare's KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Crowning its year-long tribute to Shakespeare's 400th anniversary, Elements Theatre Company presents King Lear under the direction of Danielle Dwyer, CJ. In the striking outdoor setting of the Atrium of the Church of the Transfiguration, the members of Elements Theatre Company bring all of their passionate dedication and expertise to the Bard's riveting portrayal of a kingdom and families torn apart. Press night is Opening night, August 12, 7:00pm guest lecture Dr. Kathryn Moncrief, followed by outdoor performance 8:00pm. (more...)

Bloom & Wolf's INSOMNIA: A NEW MUSICAL to Play MITF This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

The Midtown International Theater Festival (MITF) presents Insomnia with music and lyrics by Charles Bloom and book by Theo Wolf. Ovi Vargas directs a cast of seven, including Philip Skinner, Jesse Manocherian*, Anette Michelle Sanders*, Lauren Lukacek*, Chris Brick*, Tyler Milliron*, and Dennis Holland* (Bway: The Music Man, Peter Pan). Insomnia is being staged at the Main Stage, 312 West 36th Street in New York City from August 2-7, 2016. (more...)

Realtor Lindsay Jiricek Shares Stellar Staging Tips
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

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Learn to Love I HATE HAMLET at Playhouse on Park This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

I HATE HAMLET is next up in Playhouse on Park's Mainstage series. Opening night is Friday, February 26, at 8:00 pm with a wine and cheese reception to proceed the show. (more...)

'LADY DAY' & More Set for Dorset Theatre Festival's Summer 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

Building upon their continued reputation as a theatre where audiences can expect the unexpected, Dorset Theatre Festival's 2016 summer season will feature a historic collaboration with Vermont's Weston Playhouse and Northern Stage, a World Premiere by acclaimed playwright Theresa Rebeck, a Regional Premiere by award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl, and an exciting revival of Broadway's recent Tony Award-winner Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, featuring the life and music of jazz-icon Billie Holiday. (more...)

Jack Willis to Lead Arena Stage's ALL THE WAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Robert Schenkkan's Tony Award-winning drama All the Way, about President Lyndon Baines Johnson's impassioned struggle to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964, makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Kyle Donnelly, who has directed more than 20 productions at Arena Stage, returns to helm this "sure-fire, action packed hit" (Huffington Post) about a country still reeling from the assassination of John F. Kennedy and the man tasked with calming the storm. Hailed as a "sensational night of theater" (NPR), All the Way runs April 1-May 8, 2016 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse to Host Reading of A.R. Gurney's THE COCKTAIL HOUR, 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of A. R. Gurney's "The Cocktail Hour," a funny and touching, quasi-autobiographical story about a playwright who writes a new play that presents an unflattering picture of his family, on Monday, March 14, at 7 p.m.  The play will be directed by Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. Tickets are $20 each.  (more...)

Square One Theatre to Continue 26th Season with THE OUTGOING TIDE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

Square One Theatre continues its 26th Anniversary Season with The Outgoing Tide, by Bruce Graham. This new drama hums with dark humor and powerful emotion. Gunner, husband and father, has hatched an unorthodox plan to secure his family's future, but meets with resistance from his wife and son, who have plans of their own. 'Before the tide goes out' - the three must quickly find common ground and come to an understanding. (more...)

Adam Bock's A LIFE, 'BELLA' Musical Slated for Playwrights Horizons' 2016-17 Season of Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, just announced the six productions of its 2016/2017 Season. The six new works will be presented at the theater company's home at 416 West 42nd Street. (more...)

Site-Specific SUGAR RAY to Play New Harlem Besame Restaurant, 2/26-3/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

Sugar Ray Robinson was, pound for pound, the greatest boxer of all time. In his 25-year professional career, from 1940 to 1965, he was boxing history's first winner of five divisional championships (in the middle weight and welterweight divisions). (more...)

Scoop: HELL'S KITCHEN on FOX - Wednesday, February 17, 2016
by - Feb 15, 2016

Get all the scoop on HELL'S KITCHEN, airing on FOX on Wednesday, February 17, 2016! (more...)

Saint Sebastian Players' THE TEMPEST Opens 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

 The Saint Sebastian Players (SSP) continue their 35th season with the late Shakespeare work The Tempest. Performances begin during Chicago Theatre Week with a preview February 18 and continue February 19–March 13 at St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey (enter on Marshfield), Chicago.  (more...)

Saint Sebastian Players' THE TEMPEST Opens 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

 The Saint Sebastian Players (SSP) continue their 35th season with the late Shakespeare work The Tempest. Performances begin during Chicago Theatre Week with a preview February 18 and continue February 19-March 13 at St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey (enter on Marshfield), Chicago.  (more...)

Chef Spotlight: Gregory Zapantis of MOLOS in Weehawken NJ
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 1, 2016

Executive Chef, Gregory Zapantis of MOLOS in Weehawken, New Jersey is in our 'Chef Spotlight.' (more...)

Theatre Director Jane Stanton Passes Away at 96
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Jane Strahan Stanton, an accomplished theatrical director and children's theatre pioneer who brought the joy of live productions to many during a 65-year career, died at age 96 on December 31, 2015. In recent years she was living with her family in Mendocino, California. (more...)

BWW Preveiw: RELAIS & CHATEAUX New Members and News
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 1, 2016

Relais & Châteaux celebrated the addition of their new members at a wonderful event in New York City at the Bouley Test Kitchen. The evening featured a cooking demonstration by celebrated chef, David Kinch and a tasting for the guests. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 9, 2016
by - Apr 9, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/9/2016
by - Apr 9, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/9/2016. (more...)

BWW Preview: NATSUMI TAPAS Opens in Gramercy NYC
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 5, 2016

Barbara Matsumura, accomplished gastropreneur, has just opened Natsumi Tapas in the Gramercy neighborhood of New York City. This new restaurant takes the fusion of Japanese and Italian flavors to a new level with inventive tapas and sharing plates. (more...)

10th Anniversary Season Set for Chenango River Theatre
by Louisa Brady - Apr 3, 2016

The greater Binghamton area's longest running Equity theatre will celebrate its 10th anniversary season by premiering four plays never seen before in this region.  Included are two new plays just beginning to be produced around the country.  Both are from authors whose previous work has been seen exclusively on CRT's stage in the Southern Tier.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 3, 2016
by - Apr 3, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Who's on the Wheel of Life? Meet the Full Cast of TUCK EVERLASTING, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 26, 2016

TUCK EVERLASTING, the new musical based on Natalie Babbitt's beloved best-selling novel of the same name, with direction and choreography by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (Something Rotten!, Aladdin, The Book of Mormon), officially opens tonight, April 26, 2016 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/2/2016
by - Apr 2, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/2/2016. (more...)

Newly Transformed Ritz Suite Unveiled at the Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

SINGAPORE - Indulge in residential hotel-living in an upscale Marina Bay penthouse at the newly transformed Ritz Suite which is located on level 32, the top floor of The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore. (more...)

BWW Review: A DOLL'S HOUSE is Something Glorious, at Shaking the Tree
by Krista Garver - Apr 11, 2016

From now until May 7, you could sit around and wait for something glorious to happen. Or you could go see A DOLL'S HOUSE at Shaking the Tree and guarantee that it does. (more...)

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