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13th Street Repertory Company (New York, NY)
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Lending his incomparable writing talents to the stage, Barry Manilow teams up with Bro Herrod to delve into the world of the 19th Century melodrama. THE DRUNKARD presents a unique delivery of the famous melodrama by W.H.S. Smith, transporting audiences to an infinitely less subtle day in this deliciously coy and exaggerated musical.

Mary Wilson and her widowed mother are in dire straights. When it comes to their attention the cottage they're renting is to be sold, Mary appears before the handsome new owner, Edward, hoping to request his mercy. Edward had already been informed of the debacle by the villainous lawyer, Cribbs, who has set about to destroy the Wilson family. Being goodhearted, Edward had already determined the Wilson family was not to be forced from their home. After laying eyes on Mary, Edward is immediately in love and the wedding is set; Cribbs's plan has been thwarted. He'll have to implement a new plan just as deviant involving the wicked devil's beverage...Alcohol! 

A small cast size, unique play structure, and comedic style makes THE DRUNKARD ideal for intimate theatre spaces. Enlisting audience participation as well as direct sides, this one-of-a-kind show is a tall glass of entertainment that will ensnare theatergoers' attention and leave them longing for more.


Geva Announces the Line-Up for the Festival of New Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

???????Geva Theatre Center unveils its line-up for the Festival of New Theatre 2016 to be held in the Fielding Stage from October 12 - October 23. FONT 2016 is a vibrant and innovative mix of new works by some of the most exciting playwrights from across the country and around the corner and is part of Geva's ongoing commitment to developing and producing new work for the American theatre.  (more...)

Joy Behar, Stephanie J. Block, Bryce Pinkham and More Join Jamie deRoy at Birdland Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Celebrated cabaret performer Jamie deRoy presents a special evening of her multi MAC Award-winning variety show, Jamie de Roy & friends tonight, September 22nd (7PM) at the famed New York jazz hot-spot Birdland (315 West 44th Street ~ between 8th & 9th Avenues) for its acclaimed 'Broadway at Birdland Series.' (more...)

IlluminArts to Present SONGS OF THE CITY, SONGS IN THE DARK, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

IlluminArts presents immersive musical performance in conjunction with LISTEN TO THIS BUILDING: A collaboration by Exile Books, the Miami Center for Architecture and Design, and the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind. Called SONGS OF THE CITY, SONGS IN THE DARK, the concert is set for October 1, 2015 from 6:30PM to 8:30 PM at the Miami Center for Architecture and Design, 100 NE 1st Avenue, Miami, FL 33132. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Produces First Revival of Owen Davis's ICEBOUND, Now thru 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Obie Award winning Metropolitan Playhouse revives Icebound, the 1923 winner of the Pulitzer Prize in drama by Owen Davis. Directed by Artistic Director Alex Roe at Metropolitan Playhouse: 220 E 4th Street. Previews begin tonight, with an official opening on 9/26/14. The run will end on 10/19/2014. (more...)

Jamie deRoy & Friends Return to Birdland, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Celebrated cabaret performer Jamie deRoy presents a special evening of her multi MAC Award-winning variety show, Jamie de Roy & friends on Monday, September 22nd (7PM) at the famed New York jazz hot-spot Birdland (315 West 44th Street ~ between 8th & 9th Avenues) for its acclaimed "Broadway at Birdland Series." Proceeds from the evening will benefit The Actors Fund's newest program, The Jamie deRoy & friends Cabaret Initiative. The program has been created to assist people working in the cabaret industry who seek help for medical needs and concerns made available through the comprehensive services and programs at The Actors Fund. (more...)

Robert Cuccioli and More Join Jamie deRoy & Friends 25th Anniversary Actors Fund Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

Mark your calendars today for the fall's most anticipated anniversary and birthday celebration when the mega stars of Broadway and Cabaret come out to salute award-winning cabaret performer and Tony Award-winning producer Jamie deRoy when she celebrates the 25th anniversary of her Multi MAC award-winning Variety Show Jamie deRoy & friends, and her "40th annual 30th Birthday" on Monday, November 9th (7:30PM) at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College (899 10th Avenue at 59th Street.)  Proceeds from the evening will benefit The Actors Fund's new program, The Jamie deRoy & friends Cabaret Initiative. (more...)

Eliza Bent's TOILET FIRE to Play Abrons Arts Center, 10/29-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Toilet Fire: Rectums in the Rectory is Eliza Bent's ceremony and celebration of the one thing that unites us all: our need to go. Using the structure of an ancient religious ritual to talk about matters of digestion, philosophy, and faith, Toilet Fire written and performed by Bent, with direction by Kevin Laibson and music accompaniment by Alaina Ferris, explodes with song, story, audience participation, and unexpected textual twists. (more...)

IlluminArts Presents SONGS OF THE CITY, SONGS IN THE DARK Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

IlluminArts presents immersive musical performance in conjunction with LISTEN TO THIS BUILDING: A collaboration by Exile Books, the Miami Center for Architecture and Design, and the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind. Called SONGS OF THE CITY, SONGS IN THE DARK, the concert is set for tonight, October 1, 2015 from 6:30PM to 8:30 PM at the Miami Center for Architecture and Design, 100 NE 1st Avenue, Miami, FL 33132. (more...)

Eliza Bent's TOILET FIRE to Play Abrons Arts Center, 10/29-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

Toilet Fire: Rectums in the Rectory is Eliza Bent's ceremony and celebration of the one thing that unites us all: our need to go. Using the structure of an ancient religious ritual to talk about matters of digestion, philosophy, and faith, Toilet Fire written and performed by Bent, with direction by Kevin Laibson and music accompaniment by Alaina Ferris, explodes with song, story, audience participation, and unexpected textual twists. (more...)

Eliza Bent's TOILET FIRE to Play Abrons Arts Center, 10/29-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Toilet Fire: Rectums in the Rectory is Eliza Bent's ceremony and celebration of the one thing that unites us all: our need to go. Using the structure of an ancient religious ritual to talk about matters of digestion, philosophy, and faith, Toilet Fire written and performed by Bent, with direction by Kevin Laibson and music accompaniment by Alaina Ferris, explodes with song, story, audience participation, and unexpected textual twists. (more...)

WITHIN IN THE LAW Revival Set for the Metropolitan Playhouse, 5/31-6/29
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Obie Award-winning Metropolitan Playhouse revives WITHIN THE LAW, by Bayard Veiller, running May 31 - June 29, 2014, directed by Associate Director Michael Hardart at Metropolitan Playhouse (220 E 4th Street). From 1912, a story of a good girl gone bad...all while playing by the rules. (more...)

WITHIN IN THE LAW Revival Set for the Metropolitan Playhouse, Now thru 6/29
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

Obie Award-winning Metropolitan Playhouse revives WITHIN THE LAW, by Bayard Veiller, running today, May 31 - June 29, 2014, directed by Associate Director Michael Hardart at Metropolitan Playhouse (220 E 4th Street). From 1912, a story of a good girl gone bad...all while playing by the rules. (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Announces 2015-16 Class of Young Artists
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) is pleased to announce the members of its 2015-16 class for its Young Artist Program. These artists, consisting of both new and returning members, were selected from more than 600 singers who auditioned for the coveted program. (more...)

Jim Nue's THE FLOATONES Set for 20th Anniversary Revival at La MaMa, Now thru 5/10
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

In Jim Neu's musical 'The Floatones,' four rather strange characters meet at their encounter group and decide the best way to get better is through show business. They form a vocal quartet on the cutting edge of a new fusion between entertainment and self-help. Their night club act shares their group insights in speech and song, interweaving their individual stories, creating a post-Chorus Line. 'The Floatones' debuted in 1995 and will be revived by La MaMa E.T.C. on the play's 20th anniversary, today, May 1 to 10, 2015 co-directed by Catherine Galasso and Keith McDermott. It is the first production of a Jim Neu play since his death in 2010. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Announces 2016–17 HGO Studio Artists
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Houston, March 7, 2016—After an international search, Houston Grand Opera (HGO) has chosen three new singers and one new pianist/coach for the 2016–17 HGO Studio. The artists are Yelena Dyachek, soprano, the Ana María Martínez Encouragement Award recipient at Concert of Arias 2016; Zoie Reams, mezzo-soprano, the second-place prize winner at Concert of Arias 2016; Sol Jin, baritone, the Audience Choice Award winner at Concert of Arias 2016; and Peter Walsh, pianist/coach. One of the most respected and highly competitive young artist programs in the world, the HGO Studio provides comprehensive career development to young singers, pianist/coaches, and conductors who have demonstrated potential to make major contributions to the field of opera. The HGO Studio received applications from 475 artists; of those, about 275 were heard in auditions in Houston, New York, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, and Los Angeles. For singers, the audition process culminates in HGO's annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers, held this year on February 4. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Announces 2016–17 HGO Studio Artists
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

After an international search, Houston Grand Opera (HGO) has chosen three new singers and one new pianist/coach for the 2016-17 HGO Studio. The artists are Yelena Dyachek, soprano, the Ana Maria Martinez Encouragement Award recipient at Concert of Arias 2016;  Zoie Reams, mezzo-soprano, the second-place prize winner at Concert of Arias 2016;  Sol Jin, baritone, the Audience Choice Award winner at Concert of Arias 2016; and Peter Walsh, pianist/coach. One of the most respected and highly competitive young artist programs in the world, the HGO Studio provides comprehensive career development to young singers, pianist/coaches, and conductors who have demonstrated potential to make major contributions to the field of opera. The HGO Studio received applications from 475 artists; of those, about 275 were heard in auditions in Houston, New York, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, and Los Angeles. For singers, the audition process culminates in HGO's annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers, held this year on February 4. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 3/09/2014
by BWW - Mar 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/09/2014 for Dallas (more...)

Rachel Bryant Releases SO YOU COULD STAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 3/02/2014
by BWW - Mar 2, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/02/2014 for Dallas (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Raleigh - Week of 3/13/2016
by BWW - Mar 13, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/13/2016 for Raleigh (more...)

THE HERO Comes to the Metropolitan Playhouse, Now thru 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2014

The 'invaluable' Metropolitan Playhouse--2011 Obie Award winner--revives The Hero, by Gilbert Emery. Directed by Artistic Director Alex Roe at Metropolitan Playhouse: 220 E 4th Street. Previews begin tonight, March 1, with an opening slated for March 8. The show runs through March 30, 2014. (more...)

Plays About Lena Dunham, Vampire Cowboys and More Set for New Ohio Theatre's 2014 ICE FACTORY FESTIVAL, Running 6/25-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

Artistic Director Robert Lyons presents the 21st annual Obie Award-winning Ice Factory Festival. Ice Factory 2014 takes place at the New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. Ice Factory 2014 will present six new works over six weeks, running from June 25 - August 2, 2014. (more...)

Plays About Lena Dunham, Vampire Cowboys and More Set for New Ohio Theatre's 2014 ICE FACTORY FESTIVAL, Running Now thru 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Artistic Director Robert Lyons presents the 21st annual Obie Award-winning Ice Factory Festival. Ice Factory 2014 takes place at the New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. Ice Factory 2014 will present six new works over six weeks, running from today, June 25 - August 2, 2014. (more...)

2014 Ice Factory Festival Begins Tonight at New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Artistic Director Robert Lyons presents the 21st annual Obie Award-winning Ice Factory Festival. Ice Factory 2014 takes place at the New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. Ice Factory 2014 will present six new works over six weeks, beginning tonight, June 25, and continuing through August 2, 2014. (more...)

THREE IRISH WIDOWS Comes to The Theatre Space, Now thru 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

When Ed Malone's hilarious 'THE THREE IRISH WIDOWS versus THE REST OF THE WORLD' opened in Dublin the critics raved. (more...)

THREE IRISH WIDOWS Comes to The Theatre Space, 6/19-7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2014

When Ed Malone's hilarious "THE THREE IRISH WIDOWS versus THE REST OF THE WORLD" opened in Dublin the critics raved. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Receives Victorian Society Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Metropolitan Playhouse was honored Wednesday night, June 11th, by the Victorian Society New York with an Award for Outstanding Performance Arts Group, in recognition of the company's work 'contributing to the understanding, appreciation and preservation of nineteenth-century heritage in the New York City area.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at FEATHER GATHERERS, Part of Ice Factory 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Artistic Director Robert Lyons presents the 21st annual Obie Award-winning Ice Factory Festival. Ice Factory 2014 takes place at the New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. Ice Factory 2014 will present six new works over six weeks, running from June 25 - August 2, 2014. Scroll down for a first look at FEATHER GATHERERS! (more...)

THREE IRISH WIDOWS Comes to The Theatre Space, 6/19-7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

When Ed Malone's hilarious "THE THREE IRISH WIDOWS versus THE REST OF THE WORLD" opened in Dublin the critics raved. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Kentucky Shakespeare Mounts Very Special - and Excellent - Edition of 'Shrew'
by Todd Zeigler - Jul 1, 2015

Amy Attaway and Kentucky Shakespeare may have shown their audience something they have never seen before. (more...)

NASHVILLE THEATER 101: The Gurleys and Tamiko
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 12, 2015

Today, in our latest installment of Nashville Theater 101, we introduce three more members of our wildly divergent, almost prototypically dysfunctional theater family: Tamiko S. Robinson, Nan Gurley and Wayne Gurley. (more...)

MarketingSherpa Summit 2016 Breaks Pre-Conference Registration Record; Adds Dr. Leonard Mlodinow, Theoretical Physicist and Author, as Featured Speaker
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

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THE HERO Comes to the Metropolitan Playhouse, 3/1-30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2014

The 'invaluable' Metropolitan Playhouse--2011 Obie Award winner--revives The Hero, by Gilbert Emery. Directed by Artistic Director Alex Roe at Metropolitan Playhouse: 220 E 4th Street. Previews begin March 1, with an opening slated for March 8. The show runs through March 30, 2014. (more...)

DRIVING MISS DAISY Comes to Dundalk Community Theatre, Now thru 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Driving Miss Daisy, Alfred Uhry's 1998 Pulitzer Prize winner for Drama, will grace the stage of Dundalk Community Theatre. The story is a warm-hearted, humorous and affecting study of the unlikely relationship between an aging, crotchety white Southern lady, and a proud, soft-spoken black man. The show runs from tonight, February 21 to March 2. (more...)

DRIVING MISS DAISY Comes to Dundalk Community Theatre, 2/21-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

Driving Miss Daisy, Alfred Uhry's 1998 Pulitzer Prize winner for Drama, will grace the stage of Dundalk Community Theatre. The story is a warm-hearted, humorous and affecting study of the unlikely relationship between an aging, crotchety white Southern lady, and a proud, soft-spoken black man. The show runs from February 21 to March 2. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Brick's New Artists-in-Residence Launch 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2015

Artists accepted into The Brick Resident Artist Program have demonstrated the highest level of excellence and invention in the New York theater scene. These are the artists you have only just begun to hear of; presented alongside pedigreed artists who have already won your hearts. They will change your expectation of Off-Off Broadway and they will reinvent the experimental and non-traditional theater world as you know it. Scroll down for a sneak peek at their work! (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse to Present THE TRANSCENDENTALFEST This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2015

Metropolitan Playhouse, Obie Award winner for exploring American culture through theater, hosts The TranscendentalFest, the theater's tenth Living Literature Festival inspired by the lives and works of American writers. Performances take place daily from January 11 to 24, 2016 at the Metropolitan Playhouse. The opening reception will be held January 11 at 9:00 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at The Brick's Spring 2016 Artists-in-Residence
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Artists accepted into The Brick Resident Artist Program have demonstrated the highest level of excellence and invention in the New York theater scene. These are the artists you have only just begun to hear of; presented alongside pedigreed artists who have already won your hearts. They will change your expectation of Off-Off Broadway and they will reinvent the experimental and non-traditional theater world as you know it. Scroll down for a sneak peek at their work! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 6, 2016
by - Aug 6, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Concerts at Kent Town Continue 20 August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

Concerts at Kent Town continue this August with three young musicians: Alexander Paine organist, Brooke Window, soprano and piano accompanist Mark Sandon. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Produces First Revival of Owen Davis's ICEBOUND, 9/19 - 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Obie Award winning Metropolitan Playhouse revives Icebound, the 1923 winner of the Pulitzer Prize in drama by Owen Davis. Directed by Artistic Director Alex Roe at Metropolitan Playhouse: 220 E 4th Street. Previews begin 9/19/14 with an official opening on 9/26/14. The run will end on 10/19/2014. (more...)

Joy Behar, Tommy Tune & More to Join Jamie deRoy at Gerald W. Lynch Theater, 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Mark your calendars today for the fall's most anticipated anniversary and birthday celebration when the mega stars of Broadway and Cabaret come out to salute award-winning cabaret performer and Tony Award-winning producer Jamie deRoy when she celebrates the 25th anniversary of her Multi MAC award-winning Variety Show Jamie deRoy & friends, and her "40th annual 30th Birthday" on Monday, November 9th (7:30PM) at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College (899 10th Avenue at 59th Street.) (more...)

Barry Manilow Secretly Married to Manager Garry Kief
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

According to The National Enquirer, Barry Manilow and his longtime manager Garry Kief married in a private ceremony last April at their home in Palm Springs. (more...)

The 5th Annual East Village Theater Festival Presents 12 New Works, 4/14-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2014

OBIE Award winner and 'indispensable East Village institution'? (nytheatre.com) Metropolitan Playhouse, presents the fifth annual East Village Theater Festival, a three-week celebration of the ever-vital life and lore of the East Village. The festival features four different evenings of new plays and solo-performances, as well as the work of local artists, and a panel discussion on the neighborhood's changing identity. (more...)

Karen Ziemba, Jay Johnson & More to Join Jamie deRoy at Metropolitan Room, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Mark the countdown to the Tony Awards with award-winning cabaret performer Jamie deRoy when she celebrates Broadway with a roster of Tony Award winners on her Multi MAC award-winning Variety Show, Jamie deRoy & friends, on Monday, June 2nd (7PM) at New York's wonderfully-appointed cabaret The Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street ~ btw. 5th & 6th Avenues). (more...)

BWW Opera Review: SF vs. NY, Tilson Thomas vs. Gilbert, Mezzo vs. Baritone, But Audiences Take the LIED
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 25, 2016

Earth Day has come and gone in 2016, but symphonic orchestra audiences in New York have lots to remember from this year's celebration, with performances of Mahler's DAS LIED VON DER ERDE (SONG OF THE EARTH). In less than a week, we had two different versions of the piece, with differing pluses and minuses: First, the San Francisco Symphony, under its music director, Michael Tilson Thomas performed the work at Carnegie Hall, then Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic had the home court advantage at Lincoln Center's Geffen Hall. (more...)

VIDEO: Suzanne Somers Dishes on Wedding of Pal Barry Manilow on Bravo
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

Actress Suzanne Somers stopped by last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE! on Bravo and told Andy Cohen about Barry Manilow's recent marriage to his partner, in which she served as 'Best Man.' (more...)

Iris String Quartet to Play Metropolitan Playhouse, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Metropolitan Playhouse will present the 'lovely and satisfying' (Times Square Chronicles) Iris String Quartet in a concert of masterworks by Beethoven, Prokofiev, and Kosch. (more...)

Jim Nue's THE FLOATONES Set for 20th Anniversary Revival at La MaMa, 5/1-10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

In Jim Neu's musical 'The Floatones,' four rather strange characters meet at their encounter group and decide the best way to get better is through show business. They form a vocal quartet on the cutting edge of a new fusion between entertainment and self-help. Their night club act shares their group insights in speech and song, interweaving their individual stories, creating a post-Chorus Line. 'The Floatones' debuted in 1995 and will be revived by La MaMa E.T.C. on the play's 20th anniversary, March 1 to 10, 2015 co-directed by Catherine Galasso and Keith McDermott. It is the first production of a Jim Neu play since his death in 2010. (more...)

La MaMa to Revive THE FLOATONES in Honor of its 20th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

In Jim Neu's musical 'The Floatones,' four rather strange characters meet at their encounter group and decide the best way to get better is through show business. They form a vocal quartet on the cutting edge of a new fusion between entertainment and self-help. Their night club act shares their group insights in speech and song, interweaving their individual stories, creating a post-Chorus Line. 'The Floatones' debuted in 1995 and will be revived by La MaMa E.T.C. on the play's 20th anniversary, March 1 to 10, 2015 co-directed by Catherine Galasso and Keith McDermott. It is the first production of a Jim Neu play since his death in 2010. (more...)

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