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Iggy Pop Life Class Opens November 4, 2016 at the Brooklyn Museum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

In Iggy Pop Life Class, Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller uses the traditional life-model drawing class to stage a performative event with Iggy Pop as model and subject. The resulting drawings, created by twenty-two participating artists, will be shown at the Brooklyn Museum from November 4, 2016, to March 26, 2017. Along with works depicting the male body selected from the Museum's historical collections, the exhibition examines shifting cultural representations of masculinity across history.   (more...)

Full Company to Set Sail in Lookingglass Theatre Company's MOBY DICK at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Set sail on an epic adventure this holiday season with a dramatically reimagined production of Moby Dick. Adaptor and director David Catlin brings his daring new adaptation of the classic seafaring tale to Arena Stage, using bold trapeze and acrobatic work to bring to life Captain Ahab's harrowing quest for the legendary great while whale. (more...)

Ghostly Post-Holocaust Chamber Opera LADY OF THE CASTLE Set for TNC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Theater for the New City, Crystal Field, Executive Director, and The After Dinner Opera Company present two musical tales of Jewish humor and heartbreak. The evening of opera begins with a 20-minute curtain raiser, Seymour Barab's raucous, off-color opera vaudeville From Oy to Vey. (more...)

BWW Interview: Emily Fightmaster at NJPAC in Second City's PAVED AND CONFUSED 2 on 10/29
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 16, 2016

Just in time for Election Day, Chicago's legendary Second City returns to New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on Saturday, October 29th for 'Paved and Confused 2: Please Don't Feed the Candidates.' BWW interviewed company member, Emily Fightmaster about her career and the show. (more...)

Gad Elmaleh, The Hot Sardines, The Skivvies and More Coming Up This Fall at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming nightly performances from November 25-December 6, 2015. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Five Monumental Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention Albums to Be Reissued On Vinyl
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Following this month's release of three new Frank Zappa albums, the Zappa Family Trust and UMe are continuing their extensive reissue campaign by releasing five iconic works of the musical innovator on vinyl for the first time in decades (more...)

Telly Leung, Greta Gerwig, Toshi Reagon and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming nightly performances, running November 18-29, 2015. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Telly Leung, Greta Gerwig, Toshi Reagon and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming nightly performances, running November 18-29, 2015. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Steve Cochran's NEW YEAR'S EVE COMEDY SHOW to Ring in 2017 at Raue Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Calling all early birds! Wouldn't it be great if there were a New Year's Eve show you could enjoy while still making it home in time to fall asleep long before midnight? Good news: there is! Say goodbye to 2016 with Steve Cochran's New Year's Eve Comedy Show at Raue Center at 1 p.m. on December 31, 2016. (more...)

THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE Musical to Play TNC, 6/4-19
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

'Casterbridge,' based on Thomas Hardy's classic Victorian novel, 'The Mayor of Casterbridge,' is a new musical theater work with book and lyrics by David Willinger and music by Christopher Beste. The 20-character, two-act musical is fairly faithful to Hardy's parable of the spiritual ups and downs of man and features a score inspired by English country music of the period. Theater for the New City will present the piece's world premiere run June 4 to 19, directed by Willinger. (more...)

The Almeida Theatre Kicks Off 'Greek' Season with ORESTEIA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

The Almeida Theatre launches its new season: Almeida Greeks. (more...)

THE IDIOT BOX Opens Tonight at NoHo Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

Producer Ronnie Marmo and Theatre 68 are proud to present The Idiot BOX - By award-winning playwright Michael Elyanow - at The NoHo Arts Center. Rick Shaw (hot off the smash hit 'It's Just Sex'), will be directing the play, opening tonight, May 29th, 2015. (more...)

Dark Comedy DEVOTED DREAMS Opens at Theatre Row Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

Rosendorf One Productions has announced that it will present DEVOTED DREAMS, a new dark comedy about a young man who takes on the business world, battling an insurmountable work load, brutal bosses and overbearing parents at The Beckett Theatre, Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd St. Written by Christopher B. Latro and directed by Anna Bamberger, the production began previews on May 27 at 2PM and has its official opening tonight, May 29 at 8PM. The run will continue through June 27. (more...)

Dark Comedy DEVOTED DREAMS Heads to Theatre Row Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

Rosendorf One Productions has announced that it will present DEVOTED DREAMS, a new dark comedy about a young man who takes on the business world, battling an insurmountable work load, brutal bosses and overbearing parents at The Beckett Theatre, Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd St. Written by Christopher B. Latro and directed by Anna Bamberger, the production will begin previews tonight, May 27 at 2PM and will have its official opening on Friday, May 29 at 8PM. The run will continue through June 27. (more...)

Frank Zappa's 'Lumpy Money Project/Object' Set & More to Debut Today
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Frank Zappa's 3-CD Lumpy Money Project/Object set and his 2-CD Road Tapes, Venue #1 and Road Tapes, Venue #2performance albums will be reissued, and Road Tapes, Venue #3 will debut on May 27 from Zappa Records/UMe. All four titles will be available on CD and digitally. (more...)

HERE Kicks Off CULTUREMART 2015 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

The OBIE-winning HERE proudly presents CULTUREMART 2015, taking place tonight, March 4, through March 14. (more...)

IGGY POP: POST POP DEPRESSION Enters U.S. Chart with Multiple Career Highs
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Iggy Pop's brand new Post Pop Depression has generated many of the most over the top real-time rave reviews of his storied career. (more...)

Immersive Multimedia Work IDIOT to Play HERE This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

As part of its 2015-2016 Producing Season, HERE presents the Artistic Director production, IDIOT, conceived by writer Robert Lyons (Text) and HERE Artistic Director Kristin Marting (Director, Choreographer), adapted from Fyodor Dostoevsky's The Idiot. (more...)

The FSU/Asolo Conservatory to Close 2015-16 Season with NORA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

The FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training caps its 2015-16 season with multi Academy and Golden Globe Award-winning playwright and screenwriter Ingmar Bergman's NORA. (more...)

Creative Tech Week Is Coming to NYC April 29-May 8th
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

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ORESTEIA, BAKKHAI and MEDEA Set for the Almeida Theatre's 'Greek' Season; Ben Whishaw and More to Star!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

The Almeida Theatre announces its new season: Almeida Greeks. (more...)

Latitude Festival Announces Line-up for Literary and Poetry Arenas and Wellcome Trust Hub
by Marianka Swain - Jun 9, 2016

Today, the UK's finest multi-arts festival Latitude is delighted to announce the Literary Arena, Wellcome Trust Hub, and further Poetry names performing at this year's event, which takes place from Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th July 2016 in the stunning grounds of Henham Park, Suffolk. (more...)

BWW Interviews: ROBERT LYONS of the New Ohio Theatre
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 6, 2015

Broadwayworld.com had the opportunity to interview Robert Lyons, Artistic Director of the New Ohio Theatre in New York City about his career, the theatre and the Archive Residency. (more...)

THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE Musical Plays TNC, Now thru 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

'Casterbridge,' based on Thomas Hardy's classic Victorian novel, 'The Mayor of Casterbridge,' is a new musical theater work with book and lyrics by David Willinger and music by Christopher Beste. The 20-character, two-act musical is fairly faithful to Hardy's parable of the spiritual ups and downs of man and features a score inspired by English country music of the period. Theater for the New City will present the piece's world premiere run today, June 4 to 19, directed by Willinger. (more...)

The First-Timers Club: Hats Off to the New Tony Nominees of 2016!
by Marissa Sblendorio - Jun 10, 2016

From royalty, to rockers; revolutionaries to refugees- check out who's new to the Tony block this year, below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Aptly Titled THE IDIOT BOX - Not Quite Ready for PrimeTime
by Gil Kaan - Jun 1, 2015

This very black comedy, The Idiot Box written by Michael Elyanow completely went over this critic's head as laughter never escaped from his mouth. (OK, maybe once.) Scenes in which the actors obviously went for the laughs, punctuated by the cheesy canned laughtracks fell flat. However, scenes played for straight-up dramatics killed. (more...)

Kevin Harvey to Join Ben Whishaw in BAKKHAI at The Almeida; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

The Almeida Theatre announces full casting for Bakkhai. James Macdonald directs Anne Carson's new version of Euripides' hedonistic, visceral tragedy. Using three actors and a chorus, this new production will echo the original Ancient Greek performance model. (more...)

Michael Shannon Joins Jessica Lange, Gabriel Byrne & John Gallagher Jr. in LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director), in association with Ryan Murphy, just announced that Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon will return to Broadway as "James Tyrone, Jr." in Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night, joining the previously announced Academy and Emmy Award winner Jessica Lange as "Mary Tyrone," Golden Globe winner and Tony Award nominee Gabriel Byrne as "James Tyrone," and Tony Award winner John Gallagher Jr. as "Edmund Tyrone." Jonathan Kent will direct, as part of Roundabout Theatre Company's 50th anniversary season.  (more...)

NAKED BRAZILIAN Comes to FringeNYC in Time for 2016 Olympics in Rio
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Just in time for the upcoming 2016 Olympics in Rio, the hilarious & heartwarming solo show Naked Brazilian, which tells the story of a young man's journey from Rio de Janeiro to New York City (and Harvard University) in pursuit of his dream, will run at FringeNYC August 12-21 at 64E4 Mainstage. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ben Curtis, From 'Dell Dude' to 'Connor Stephens'
by Joseph F. Panarello - Jul 20, 2016

Actor Ben Curtis talks about his role in 'The Crusade of Connor Stephens' as well as some upcoming musical gigs. (more...)

HERE's 2015-16 Season to Feature Three Premieres & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

HERE announces its 2015-2016 producing season, featuring three HERE Resident Artist productions, an Artistic Director production, the fourth annual PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now festival and HERE's yearly CULTUREMART festival, which gives audiences a first look at new work in process from artists in the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP).  The multidisciplinary works in HERE's 2015-2016 season represent the culmination of commissions and developmental residencies of up to three years through HARP, and/or the Dream Music Puppetry Program. (more...)

Lookingglass Theatre Company Names New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

? Lookingglass Theatre Company announces the election of its newest Artistic Director, Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman. Stillman has served as Artistic Director of New Work since 2004 and replaces current Artistic Director, Ensemble Member Andrew White. White, who has held the post since 2010, will serve as the company's first Connectivity and Engagement Director. Ensemble Member Philip R. Smith remains on the artistic leadership team in his role as Producing Director. In this spirit of ensemble and collaboration, Lookingglass Ensemble members routinely vote on the position of artistic director every three years. Elections are then ratified by the Lookingglass Board of Directors, and this artistic transition is effective immediately. (more...)

THE SORCERERS to Run 3/3-20 at TNC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

?Belgian playwright Serge Goriely turns conventional notions of voodoo on their heads with his Strindbergian play of magic, lies and intolerance, 'The Sorcerers.'  Theater for the New City will present the work's world premiere March 3 to 20, translated and directed by David Willinger. (more...)

Iggy Pop to Perform at Fox Theatre, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Its existence having been revealed to the world via a one-two punch of an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and exclusive profile in The New York Times, it can now be announced that Iggy Pop's new album Post Pop Depression (Rekords Rekords/Loma Vista/Caroline International) will be supported by a very limited run of one-time-only live performances in specially selected venues; including Detroit's Fox Theatre on Thursday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Star Wars Rebels Actress Julie Dolan Joins the Cast of CONNECT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Director Ronnie Marmo and Theatre 68 are proud to announce that Julie Dolan, voice of Princess Lea in 'Star Wars Rebels,' will join the cast in the World Premiere of CONNECT, at NoHo Arts Center and set to open on February 12th, 2016. (more...)

IGGY POP's 17th Album 'Post Pop Depression' Out 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

The existence of the sublimely secretive desert opus conceived by Iggy Pop and Joshua Homme was confirmed yesterday to an unsuspecting studio and home audience of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. (more...)

BWW Review: Trunchbulls of the World, Unite! MATILDA THE MUSICAL Takes Over the Orpheum
by Joseph Baker - Jan 14, 2016

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Hottest Articles on BWWComedyWorld.com for 2/14/2016 - 2/21/2016
by BWW - Feb 21, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWComedyWorld.com from 2/14/2016 - 2/21/2016. (more...)

VIDEO: Megan Fox Does Some Palm Reading on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by TV News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

On last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, guest Megan Fox explained the history of astrology and astronomy and read the host's palms based on knowledge from The Idiot's Guide to Palm Reading. (more...)

Ivoryton Playhouse to Host Comedy Night, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

?Leave winter behind and come out for some big laughs at the Ivoryton Playhouse on Friday, March 18th, when the theatre hosts a very special Comedy Night.  Doors open at 7:30pm. (more...)

BWW Review: Bravura LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES at Center Stage: A Welcome Antidote to Seasonal Good Cheer
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Dec 6, 2016

With Les Liaisons Dangereuses, we have byzantine complexity and unreal psychology. Doesn't sound like the sort of thing that would keep readers and theatergoers keep coming back. Yet somehow, almost inexplicably, this slightly pornographic extravaganza of obscurity and nastiness continues to claim our attention. Never mind why; some things just are that way. (more...)

VIDEO: Josh Charles and Gordon Ramsay Talk Passion for Cooking on CORDEN
by - Aug 5, 2015

James asks guest Josh Charles about his passion for cooking, and Gordon explains why high stress levels are associated with chefs. (more...)

NAKED BRAZILIAN Comes to FringeNYC in Time for 2016 Olympics in Rio
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Just in time for the upcoming 2016 Olympics in Rio, the hilarious & heartwarming solo show Naked Brazilian, which tells the story of a young man's journey from Rio de Janeiro to New York City (and Harvard University) in pursuit of his dream, will run at FringeNYC August 12-21 at 64E4 Mainstage. (more...)

New Political Thriller BILLIONAIRES AND BAGMEN is Released
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ The debut novel fromattorney Ray Bourhis,Billionaires and Bagmen: What Happens When A Small Town Takes Them On, offers a surprising solution tothe question many people are asking since the Conventions: How can we take our lives back from an over-reaching government, Wall Street power brokers, lobbyist-written laws, the billionaires who buy them off and candidates we don't like? (more...)

Immersive Multimedia Work IDIOT Begins Tonight at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

As part of its 2015-2016 Producing Season, HERE presents the Artistic Director production, IDIOT, conceived by writer Robert Lyons (Text) and HERE Artistic Director Kristin Marting (Director, Choreographer), adapted from Fyodor Dostoevsky's The Idiot. (more...)

Frank Zappa's 'Lumpy Money Project/Object' Set & More to Debut 5/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Frank Zappa's 3-CD Lumpy Money Project/Object set and his 2-CD Road Tapes, Venue #1 and Road Tapes, Venue #2performance albums will be reissued, and Road Tapes, Venue #3 will debut on May 27 from Zappa Records/UMe. All four titles will be available on CD and digitally. (more...)

Dark Comedy DEVOTED DREAMS Headed to Theatre Row Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

Rosendorf One Productions has announced that it will present DEVOTED DREAMS, a new dark comedy about a young man who takes on the business world, battling an insurmountable work load, brutal bosses and overbearing parents at The Beckett Theatre, Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd St. Written by Christopher B. Latro and directed by Anna Bamberger, the production will begin previews on Wednesday, May 27 at 2PM and will have its official opening on Friday, May 29 at 8PM. The run will continue through June 27. (more...)

THE IDIOT BOX Opens 5/29 at NoHo Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Producer Ronnie Marmo and Theatre 68 are proud to present The Idiot BOX - By award-winning playwright Michael Elyanow - at The NoHo Arts Center. Rick Shaw (hot off the smash hit 'It's Just Sex'), will be directing the play, opening May 29th, 2015. (more...)

Keith David, Corbin Reid & More to Star in EMOJILAND: LIVE IN CONCERT at Rockwell Table & Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

?The highly anticipated new musical Emojiland premieres next month as a concert reading at Rockwell Table & Stage in Los Angeles after several sneak-peek song showcases, as previously covered by BroadwayWorld. The show marks the first time emojis have been adapted into a long-form narrative. (more...)

The FSU/Asolo Conservatory Closes 2015-16 Season with NORA, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

The FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training caps its 2015-16 season with multi Academy and Golden Globe Award-winning playwright and screenwriter Ingmar Bergman's NORA. (more...)

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