The Gift of the Magi

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Lucille Lortel Theatre (New York, NY)
121 Christopher St (between Hudson & Bleeker Sts)
New York, NY
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The Gift of the Magi: the Musical is an enduring story of love and sacrifice in the midst of the Christmas season in 1918 New York City. The world is at war. Times are difficult for many Americans. In this closely-knit community, everyone works hard to get what little they have. For Jim and Della, it's their first Christmas together as a married couple. What each wishes for most of all is to give "the perfect gift" to his/her beloved. Through their struggles to obtain these elusive gifts, Jim and Della let Christmas remind them what truly is most important.

DOS DE MEXICO and More Set for 24th STreet Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2013

Theater that's international and local. Produced and presented. For young and for old. In Spanish and in English. 24th STreet Theatre announces a 2013-14 season that continues the multiple award-winning company's commitment to risk-taking fare that connects with kids as well as adults, and which actively engages the local community and beyond. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre to Present Stage Adaptation of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, 10/29-11/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

Bristol Riverside Theatre continues its season with Jon Jory's adaptation of Pride & Prejudice in celebration of the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's beloved novel. Running October 29-November 24, the production, directed by BRT's Artistic Director Keith Baker, features the ensemble cast ofJessica Bedford, Grant Chapman, Rose Fairley, Michael Gamache, Jessica Gruver, Michael Halling, Hannah Kahn, Samantha Kuhl, Mark LeVasseur, Robert Ian Mackenzie, Topher Mikels, Erin Mulgrew, Mary Elizabeth Scallen, and Jo Twiss. (more...)

Kate Lindsey and Michael Spyres Join Utah Symphony in DAMNATION OF FAUST Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

Mezzo Soprano Kate Lindsey, a veteran of the Metropolitan Opera, and Michael Spyres, called 'one of today's finest tenors' by French Opera magazine join the Utah Symphony tonight and tomorrow, September 27 and 28 at Abravanel Hall in Hector Berlioz's dramatic interpretation of Goethe's tale of Faust and his fateful deal with the devil, The Damnation of Faust. (more...)

Kate Lindsey and Michael Spyres Join Utah Symphony in DAMNATION OF FAUST, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

Mezzo Soprano Kate Lindsey, a veteran of the Metropolitan Opera, and Michael Spyres, called “one of today's finest tenors” by French Opera magazine join the Utah Symphony on September 27 and 28 at Abravanel Hall in Hector Berlioz's dramatic interpretation of Goethe's tale of Faust and his fateful deal with the devil, The Damnation of Faust. (more...)

KPFK's Arts in Review Repertory Players and Pacific Radio Archives Present the Broadcast Premiere of CHE & ALLEN, 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

KPFK's Arts in Review (AIR) Repertory Players and Pacific Radio Archives present the broadcast premiere of Che & Allen - the imagined 1965 St. Patrick's Day meeting of Che Guevara and Allen Ginsberg in Limerick Ireland - airing Saturday, October 19 (10-11pm), on KPFK 90.7FM, hosted by producer/editor Mark Torres. Conceived and written by playwright/journalist Julio Martinez and directed byIrene Arranga, the production features Marcelo Tubert, Richard Heft and Gigi Perreau. In Southern California, the broadcast also can be heard on 98.7 FM in Santa Barbara; 99.5 FM in Ridgecrest/China Lake; and 93.7 FM in Rancho Bernardo/North San Diego, as well as streaming live, worldwide on www.kpfk.org. (more...)

BStreet Theatre Presents World Premiere of THE FLYING MACHINE, 10/04-11/09
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

BStreet Theatre presents THE FLYING MACHINE, October 4-November 9, 2014. To invent an airplane is nothing. To build one is something. But to fly is everything! On December 17, 1903 at 10:35am, the world changed. Wilbur and Orville Wright, two great American inventors are brought to life in the World Premiere of The Flying Machine. (more...)

DOS DE MEXICO and More Set for 24th STreet Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2013

Theater that's international and local. Produced and presented. For young and for old. In Spanish and in English. 24th STreet Theatre announces a 2013-14 season that continues the multiple award-winning company's commitment to risk-taking fare that connects with kids as well as adults, and which actively engages the local community and beyond. (more...)

SOPRANOS' Vincent Pastore and More Join WPPAC's 10th Year Celebration, 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

White Plains Performing Arts Center will host its star-studded 10th Anniversary Gala on November 2nd, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. Join these outstanding artists of stage and screen in an intimate venue for an unforgettable evening of your favorite theatrical moments from WPPAC's past productions and a sample of the upcoming season. (more...)

The Adobe Theater to Present 'The Best Christmas Pageant Ever' December 6-22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2013

As the Christmas holidays approach, local theaters are gearing up to present the classic seasonal plays and musicals: Miracle on 34th St., White Christmas, and of course A Christmas Carol, A Christmas Story, etc., etc. But if you've seen enough of these (or the Grinch, or The Gift of the Magi) you may want to attend the ADOBE Theater in December for 'The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,' for something different. (more...)

Arts in Review's Premiere Radio Drama CHE AND ALLEN Airs Tonight on KPFK 90.5FM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2013

KPFK's Arts in Review (AIR) Repertory Players and Pacific Radio Archives present the broadcast premiere of Che & Allen - the imagined 1965 St. Patrick's Day meeting of Che Guevara and Allen Ginsberg in Limerick Ireland - airing Saturday, October 19 (10-11pm), on KPFK 90.7FM, hosted by producer/editorMark Torres. Conceived and written by playwright/journalist Julio Martinez and directed by Irene Arranga, the production features Marcelo Tubert, Richard Heft and Gigi Perreau. (more...)

THE GIFT OF THE MAGI: THE MUSICAL to Run 11/21-12/1 at Players' Ring
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2013

Based on the beloved, classic short story by O. Henry, The Gift of the Magi: the Musical rings in a magical holiday season at The Players' Ring in Portsmouth. This original adaptation for the stage written by David Mauriello with music and lyrics by Robert Johnson, is a production of Awareness UNlimited of Stratham, and is directed by Deb Barry. Musical direction is shared by David Moore and Sabrina Avedisian. The show runs for ten performances from November 21 through December 1. (more...)

Theatrical Outfit Announces Cyber Monday Sale
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Don't Forget! 50% off for just 24 hours on Monday, December 2. Take advantage of this one-time, unprecedented sale on tickets for the rest of the season! Online only from 12:01am until 11:59pm on Monday December 2, 2013, patrons can purchase adult tickets for this one-time only, unprecedented discount of 50% off. (more...)

THE GIFTS OF THE MAGI Plays Theatrical Outfit, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2013

Theatrical Outfit, kicks off the holidays with the triumphant return of THE GIFTS OF THE MAGI, featuring a top-notch cast, some returning, some new to MAGI. Heidi Cline McKerley directs, music direction is by S. Renee Clark, with choreography by Jeff McKerley. Opening night is Saturday, November 30, 7:30 curtain; previews performances are tonight, November 27 and 29. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CNY Playhouse Presents a Stranger Holiday Story with MRS. BOB CRATCHIT'S WILD CHRISTMAS BINGE
by Max O'Connell - Nov 25, 2013

The holidays are here again, and with them come countless versions of traditional Christmas shows that play every season. So it's heartening that one Central New York theater company wants to step outside of the ordinary and put on a holiday show unlike any other. (more...)

MRS. BOB CRATCHIT'S WILD CHRISTMAS BINGE to Play Richardson Theatre Centre, Begin. 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2013

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Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 11/24/2013
by BWW - Nov 24, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/24/2013 for Albuquerque (more...)

SOPRANOS' Vincent Pastore and More Join WPPAC's 10th Year Celebration Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2013

White Plains Performing Arts Center will host its star-studded 10th Anniversary Gala tonight, November 2nd, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. Join these outstanding artists of stage and screen in an intimate venue for an unforgettable evening of your favorite theatrical moments from WPPAC's past productions and a sample of the upcoming season. (more...)

2013 Holiday Shows For Your Merry Entertainment!
by Ellen Dostal - Nov 19, 2013

Looking for a way to get into the holiday spirit? Check out this list of options to help you have a festive month and bookmark this page for handy reference! (To be updated with new shows as announced). (more...)

Pushcart Players' A SEASON OF MIRACLES Now Playing Through 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's renowned touring theatre for young audiences presents "A Season of Miracles" now through December 31, 2013. The production will delight audiences in the tri-State area with performances in schools and theatres throughout New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and beyond. From Freehold to Great Neck, from Montville to Bayside, from New Hyde Park to Towson, MD, Pushcart spreads holiday cheer. (more...)

THE GIFTS OF THE MAGI to Play Theatrical Outfit, Beg. 11/27
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

Theatrical Outfit, kicks off the holidays with the triumphant return of THE GIFTS OF THE MAGI, featuring a top-notch cast, some returning, some new to MAGI. Heidi Cline McKerley directs, music direction is by S. Renee Clark, with choreography by Jeff McKerley. Opening night is Saturday, November 30. (more...)

THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE To Run At Rose Theatre For Christmas 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Today the Rose Theatre Kingston announces its Christmas production for 2014 - The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. The Rose's Director of Learning and Participation, Ciaran McConville, directs Theresa Heskins' adaptation of CS Lewis' masterpiece. (more...)

Kaitlin Colombo's THE CHOKING GAME Debuts with IRT Theater, Now thru 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2013

Executive Producers Exhibit Z/The Zoppa Brothers ('The Killing of Sister George' with Kathleen Turner) and Eric Michael Gillett (award-winning Producer, Director, and Performer) are asking you to be part of theatre history. Not since the days of Adam Rapp's 'Red Light Winter', has a play come along with such intensity, geared specifically to a coveted demographic of young theatre-goers. (more...)

Kaitlin Colombo's THE CHOKING GAME to Debut with IRT Theater, 3/19-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2013

Executive Producers Exhibit Z/The Zoppa Brothers ('The Killing of Sister George' with Kathleen Turner) and Eric Michael Gillett (award-winning Producer, Director, and Performer) are asking you to be part of theatre history. Not since the days of Adam Rapp's 'Red Light Winter', has a play come along with such intensity, geared specifically to a coveted demographic of young theatre-goers. (more...)

Theatrical Outfit Insludes THE GUYS, HARABEL & Moe in 2013-2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

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Theatrical Outfit Announces 2013-14 Season: THE GUYS, HARABEL, GIFTS OF THE MAGI & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Theatrical Outfit is thrilled to announce its 2013-14 season. The lineup is full of great theatre, inspiring playwrights and some of the city's top talent! Kicking the season off on 9/11 is The Guys by Anne Nelson, featuring Jasmine Guy and Brian Kurlander; next, Harabel by and featuring Jonida Beqo; following the turn of the year is Best of Enemies by Mark St. Germain; and closing out the season is Horton Foote's Dividing the Estate. Making a return for the holidays is Gifts of the Magi by Mark St. Germain. (more...)

ALICE IN WONDERLAND & More Set for Pushcart Players' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Pushcart Players, New Jersey's award-winning theatre for young audiences, announces the 2014-15 Season of productions now being scheduled for performances in schools, theatres, production houses and community centers throughout the United States. In Pushcart's 40th anniversary of stirring up serious fun, the repertoire is an exceptional mix of musical performances exploring history, literature, values clarification and cultural diversity. (more...)

Performance Network Theatre to Return in 2014-15 With DRIVING MISS DAISY, OTHER DESERT CITIES and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

After a short reorganizational hiatus, Performance Network Theatre is back with a new 2014-2015 Season. Tickets will go on sale August 4th and all current subscriptions will be honored. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 12/09/2012
by BWW - Dec 9, 2012

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/09/2012 for Albuquerque (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Sacramento - Week of 12/09/2012
by BWW - Dec 9, 2012

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/09/2012 for Sacramento (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 12/08/2013
by BWW - Dec 8, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/08/2013 for Albuquerque (more...)

Terry Kinney to Join Letter of Marque Theater for GIFTS, 12/15-16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2013

Emerging company Letter of Marque Theater Co. will be joined by Terry Kinney (co-founder of the Steppenwolf Theater Company) in LOM's premiere of their new holiday play, Gifts. Kinney, best known for his Tony winning revival of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, has agreed to collaborate directorially with the young LOM crew, lending his vision to the production which is set for a limited run at the Fifth Estate Bar in Park Slope. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Open Stage's A CHRISTMAS MEMORY Is Worth Remembering To Catch
by Marakay Rogers - Dec 5, 2013

Donald Alsedek directs a fine cast in a powerful adaptation of Capote's classic Christmas short story (more...)

Gettysburg Stage to Present MRS. BOB CRATCHIT'S WILD CHRISTMAS BINGE, Begin. 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2013

Gettysburg Stage's production of Mrs. Bob Cratchit's Wild Christmas Binge is an outrageous musical parody of Charles Dickens' beloved Christmas classic, A Christmas Carol. Written by acclaimed humorist Christopher Durang and directed by Hilary Snesrud, Mrs. Bob is a hilarious lampoon of a familiar tale. (more...)

ELEMENO PEA and More Set for B Street Theatre's Winter 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

The B Street Theatre presents Elemeno Pea, Molly Smith Metzler's sharply funny comedy. Elemeno Pea was first presented at the Actors Theatre of Louisville's Humana Festival on March 10, 2011. (more...)

BWW's Top Des Moines Theatre Stories of 2012
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Des Moines in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013! (more...)

Arts in Review Repertory Players' THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE Broadcasts Today on KPFK
by BWW News Desk - Dec 25, 2013

KPFK's Arts in Review (AIR) Repertory Players and Pacific Radio Archives present the annual Arts in Review Holiday Special - featuring the broadcast premiere of The Christmas Truce - a dramatization of the events that led to a two-day cessation of military action on the front lines by both sides during World War I - written by Julio Martinez, directed by Irene Arranga, edited by Mark Torres. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Sacramento - Week of 12/23/2012
by BWW - Dec 23, 2012

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/23/2012 for Sacramento (more...)

Arts in Review Repertory Players' THE CHRISTMAS TRUCE Set for 12/25 Broadcast on KPFK
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

KPFK's Arts in Review (AIR) Repertory Players and Pacific Radio Archives present the annual Arts in Review Holiday Special - featuring the broadcast premiere of The Christmas Truce - a dramatization of the events that led to a two-day cessation of military action on the front lines by both sides during World War I - written by Julio Martinez, directed by Irene Arranga, edited by Mark Torres. (more...)

DM Playhouse's Final Act Ensemble Presents THE GIFT OF THE MAGI and A CHRISTMAS CAROL Radio Plays Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2012

The Final Act Ensemble, a Des Moines Community Playhouse troupe that performs classic and original radio plays, will present 'The Gift of the Magi' and 'A Christmas Carol' at the Des Moines Community Playhouse, 7:00 PM, tonight, Dec. 17. Tickets for the hour-long show are $5 for all ages and will be sold at the door. The performance is recommended for ages eight years old and up. (more...)

Home for the Holidays - BWW Picks the Top 125+ Holiday Shows from Coast to Coast!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 16, 2013

This holiday season, BroadwayWorld brings you a look at some of our favorite shows playing across the country. Take a break from the hustle and bustle and treat your family to some of our theatrical favorites, now playing nationwide. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 12/16/2012
by BWW - Dec 16, 2012

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/16/2012 for Albuquerque (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Sacramento - Week of 12/16/2012
by BWW - Dec 16, 2012

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/16/2012 for Sacramento (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 12/16/2012
by BWW - Dec 16, 2012

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/16/2012 for Madison (more...)

Terry Kinney Joins Letter of Marque Theater for GIFTS Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2013

Emerging company Letter of Marque Theater Co. will be joined by Terry Kinney (co-founder of the Steppenwolf Theater Company) in LOM's premiere of their new holiday play, Gifts. Kinney, best known for his Tony winning revival of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, has agreed to collaborate directorially with the young LOM crew, lending his vision to the production which is set for a limited run at the Fifth Estate Bar in Park Slope. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 12/15/2013
by BWW - Dec 15, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/15/2013 for Albuquerque (more...)

Gettysburg Stage Cancels Tonight's Performance
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2013

Just in from Gettysburg Stage - 'We regret that tonight's performance, the performance of December 12/14 at 8pm, has been cancelled due to inclement weather. Tickets are still available for performances next weekend on Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 2pm. (more...)

Gettysburg Stage Presents MRS. BOB CRATCHIT'S WILD CHRISTMAS BINGE, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

Gettysburg Stage's production of Mrs. Bob Cratchit's Wild Christmas Binge is an outrageous musical parody of Charles Dickens' beloved Christmas classic, A Christmas Carol. Written by acclaimed humorist Christopher Durang and directed by Hilary Snesrud, Mrs. Bob is a hilarious lampoon of a familiar tale. (more...)

BWW Reviews: WE THREE LIZAS Scores with Glitz, Glitter and Heart
by Misha Davenport - Dec 11, 2013

About Face Theatre's 'We Three Lizas' has the right mix of holiday heart and camp (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 12/01/2013
by BWW - Dec 1, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/01/2013 for Albuquerque (more...)

The MUNY Announces Principle Casting for TARZAN, Opening 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

The Muny announced principal casting for the second show of its amazing 96th season, Tarzan, directed by John Tartaglia, choreographed by Chris Bailey, with musical direction by Rick Bertone. Tarzan is sponsored by U. S. Bank. (more...)

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