Theatre Information

81st Street Theatre (New York, NY)
81st Street

Get Show News + Discounts

Scoop: THE CHEW 4/10 - 4/14 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Apr 7, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE CHEW 4/10 - 4/14, airing on ABC (more...)

Ain Gordon's RADICALS IN MINIATURE Headed to Baryshnikov Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) presents a World Premiere from playwright and director Ain Gordon, written and directed in partnership with percussionist and composer Josh Quillen. (more...)

Chef Spotlight: Mark Mata of AUGUST on the UES
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 7, 2017

Mark Mata is the Executive Chef of August the contemporary American restaurant on the Upper East Side. Mata is in our 'Chef Spotlight.' (more...)

Clarice Jensen and Jonathan Turner to Bring World-Premiere Compositions to The Kitchen
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

The Kitchen will present Clarice Jensen and Jonathan Turner: For this from that will be filled on May 17. This first-time collaboration between cellist Clarice Jensen and artist Jonathan Turner presents three world-premiere compositions and explores the variable differences between acoustic and electronic sound, and between simulation and the unconscious, through repetition and layering. (more...)

Clarice Jensen and Jonathan Turner Come to The Kitchen, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

The Kitchen will present Clarice Jensen and Jonathan Turner: For this from that will be filled on May 17.This first-time collaboration between cellist Clarice Jensen and artist Jonathan Turner presents three world-premiere compositions and explores the variable differences between acoustic and electronic sound, and between simulation and the unconscious, through repetition and layering. (more...)

PlayPenn Announces 2017 Conference of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

The Taft State Hospital for 'insane negroes,' an Iranian-American professor who is falsely identified as a terrorist, the pressures of climate change and economic survival in a small Australian coastal town, a complex look at race and love in war-time, a family business suffering from a neighborhood's crack epidemic, and a couple navigating a blizzard, a dead son, and a half-decorated Christmas tree will all be explored this summer atPlayPenn's annual new play conference. (more...)

THIRTEEN's NYC-ARTS Takes Viewers Inside the Guggenheim in April
by TV News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

NYC-ARTS, THIRTEEN's weekly arts and culture multi-platform showcase, brings arts lovers an all-access pass to the interesting, unusual and unique cultural offerings of New York City. (more...)

The Kitchen to Honor John Cale and Lawrence Weiner at Spring 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

The Kitchen's Spring 2017 Gala celebrates John Cale and Lawrence Weiner, two pivotal artists whose careers have spanned over five decades. (more...)

First-Ever MASTERCHEF JUNIOR Special to Air on FOX 4/27
by TV News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Kids rule The Kitchen when multi-Michelin star chef Gordon Ramsay hosts a one-hour special highlighting MASTERCHEF JUNIOR's greatest moments on the hit cooking competition's first-ever special, “An Extra Serving,” airing Thursday, April 27 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (more...)

Scoop: THE CHEW 5/1 - 5/5 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Apr 27, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE CHEW 5/1 - 5/5, airing on ABC (more...)

Joshua Bell, Renee Fleming & Pilobolus to Launch 10th Annual World Science Festival in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The World Science Festival will culminate its groundbreaking first decade by bringing science to the crossroads of the world, Times Square, and to locations across New York City's five boroughs, with more than 50 events, May 30 - June 4, 2017. (more...)

Premier fitness and PFC Fitness Camp Launch 'Culinary Fit' Weight Loss Retreat
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Premier fitness and weight loss resort, PFC Fitness Camp launches Culinary Fit-the only all-inclusive weight loss retreat that uses knife skills, sautés and saucepans to significantly shrink waistlines. All-Star Wellness Chef, Jason Kieffer alongside Gordon Ramsay trained Sous Chef, Anthony Rodriguez pioneer the weight loss world with a culinary experience that sends tastebuds on vacation and transforms lives through the power of food. (more...)

Celebrated Arts Orgs to Collaborate on FOUR PLAYS - 100 YEARS: A Celebration of Women's Suffrage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

To celebrate the 100th Anniversary of New York State signing of woman's suffrage into law, three years before the US passed the 19th Amendment, Hangar Theatre, Kitchen Theatre Company, Civic Ensemble and Cherry Arts are collaborating on a two-night theater event: Four Plays - 100 Years. Performances will be at Kitchen Theatre Company on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 16 and 17 at 7:30pm. (more...)

BWW TV: BAGHDADDY's Ethan Slater Sings in the Kitchen with Brandon Espinoza & Claire Neuman
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 25, 2017

Baghdaddy (formerly known as, Who's Your Baghdaddy?) by Marshall Pailet and A.D. Penedo returned to NYC beginning April 6 for an opening on Monday, May 1, 2017 and an initial run through June 18, 2017 at St. Luke's Theatre (308 West 46th Street). Ensemble member Ethan Slater, who will star in The SpongeBob Musical on Broadway, took a moment to sing in The Kitchen with co-stars Brandon Espinoza and Claire Neuman. Check it out below! (more...)

Gardner & Wife Theatre to Present STUCK This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Gardner & Wife Theatre's STUCK will run 8 - 29 May 2017 in Kuala Lumpur. (more...)

Infinite Variety Productions to Present BEYOND THE ETCHINGS at The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade in association with Infinite Variety Productions will present a special Memorial Day performance of Beyond the Etchings, directed by Jessica Schechter, on Monday, May 29 at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) at 8pm. (more...)

Ronco Shares Favorite Recipes for 'Every Kid Healthy Week'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

AUSTIN, TX - Household and kitchen products brand leader Ronco Brands, Inc. today announced that it will share its favorite healthy recipes in honor of Every Kid Healthy Week (April 24-28), an annual initiative that encourages schools to promote a healthy and active lifestyle for their students. (more...)

Scoop: MASTERCHEF - Special Edition on FOX - Thursday, April 27, 2017
by - Apr 24, 2017

Get all the scoop on MASTERCHEF - Special Edition, airing on FOX on Thursday, April 27, 2017! (more...)

by Roy Berko - Apr 24, 2017

During the late 1920s and into the 1940s, the United States went through the great depression. Unemployment in the U. S. rose to 25%. These were drab times and, as is the case, since the arts represent the era from which they come, the theatre of that time period represented two extremes: heavy drama reflecting the negative mood of the nation and escapism to make people feel better by hiding from their angst-filled reality. (more...)

Casting Announced for TWITSTORM at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The team behind Park Theatre hits Dead Sheep, An Audience with Jimmy Savile, Deny Deny Deny and The Roundabout, will return to the theatre with the world premiere of a brand new comedy, TWITSTORM, playing from 31 May - 1 July, with a press night on 1 June. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Neo-Futurists Present THE INFINITE WRENCH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The Neo-Futurists present The Infinite Wrench, their all-new production in an open run at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. (more...)

John Cale to Release Limited-Edition Vinyl Record
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

On the occasion of The Kitchen's Spring Benefit Gala, which honored John Cale and Lawrence Weiner, Cale has created a limited-edition vinyl record. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 4/24 - 5/5 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Apr 21, 2017

Get all the scoop on TODAY 4/24 - 5/5, airing on NBC (more...)

Miller Theatre and Opera Omaha Join Forces to Present PROVING UP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Launching Miller Theatre's new Chamber Opera Commissioning Initiative  Miller Theatre at Columbia University and Nebraska's Opera Omaha announced today their plans for the New York premiere of Proving Up, a new opera from the Brooklyn-based creative team of composer Missy Mazzoli and librettist Royce Vavrek, two of the most important new talents in American music. (more...)

Scoop: THE CHEW 4/24 - 4/28 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Apr 20, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE CHEW 4/24 - 4/28, airing on ABC (more...)

Dule Hill, Daniel J. Watts to Star in LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE Workshop at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The high-profile creative team behind People's Light's upcoming world premiere of Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole will workshop the developing piece at San Diego's prestigious Old Globe Theatre from April 20-23, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: THE 7 FINGERS (LES 7 DOIGTS) Wins Hearts of Audiences with Cuisine & Confessions
by Caryn Cooper - Apr 19, 2017

As part of the Tilt Kids Festival, Montreal-based circus- The 7 Fingers (Les 7 Doigts) brought a mix of circus, dance, theater, and a side of cooking to the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts stage April 11-16, 2017. You may remember this company as they were behind the Tony-Award winning production of Pippin and had appearances on the popular TV show-America's Got Talent and the opening ceremony of the Sotchi Olympics! The Tilt Kids Festival is a cultural event for families presented by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute presenting a series of forward-thinking events in dance, circus, visual art, music, and theater to stimulate and inspire audiences. (more...)

Kenzai Shares Important Life Lessons in 'Fitness Lessons from a Four-Year-Old'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

In 'Fitness Lessons from a Four-Year-Old', Kenzai Founder and CEO, Patrick Reynolds shares some fitness lessons he observed as he watched his child navigate her way through her fourth year of life. (more...)

Blue Apron partners with Culinary Cooking Competition Series MASTERCHEF JUNIOR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017


Theatre in Historic Places: FEFU AND HER FRIENDS in Aline Barnsdall's Hollyhock House
by Ellen Dostal - Apr 18, 2017

Nearly a hundred years after Aline Barnsdall first envisioned an artist colony on Olive Hill in the middle of Hollywood, the public will have a rare opportunity to experience her dream come to life. Beginning May 6th, Hollyhock House, in partnership with Circle X Theatre Co. and J.U.S.T. Toys Productions, presents the Maria Irene Fornes play FEFU AND HER FRIENDS staged as an immersive theatrical event inside Hollyhock House. It is a first for this historical beauty and an exciting project that unites the past and present in more ways than one.  (more...)

FYI Teams with Sur La Table for New Series SCRAPS, Premiering 5/21
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

FYI is partnering with Sur La Table to produce the new culinary series SCRAPS, where national Sur La Table Chef Joel Gamoran travels across the U.S. creating incredible feasts in unexpected places, using the most out-of-the-box ingredients - food waste and scraps. (more...)

Stephen Colbert, Sarah Jessica Parker & More Set for 4th Annual Vulture Festival
by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Vulture Festival, a weekend of high-profile events bringing the entertainment site Vulture to life, is back and bigger than ever, celebrating the best of today's television, comedy, music, film, and more. (more...)

Scoop: AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEO on ABC - Sunday, May 7, 2017
by - Apr 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEO, airing on ABC on Sunday, May 7, 2017! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - April 15, 2017
by - Apr 15, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 4/17 - 4/28 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Apr 14, 2017

Get all the scoop on TODAY 4/17 - 4/28, airing on NBC (more...)

Kitchen Theatre Company Goes to the Dogs with EMMETT & ELLA'S BIG APPLE ESCAPADE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Kitchen Theatre Company is going to the dogs! with the musical adventureEmmett & Ella's Big Apple Escapade. Performances are on Saturdays April 29th and May 6th at 1 & 3pm. (more...)

Scoop: THE CHEW 4/17 - 4/21 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Apr 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE CHEW 4/17 - 4/21, airing on ABC (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Nashville Repertory Theatre announces Broadway star and former Tennessee Titan Eddie George as this year's Honorary Chair for Nashville Rep's Broadway Brunch, Sunday, May 7, at City Winery. After a national tour of Chicago and his successful run as Walter Lee Younger in A Raisin in the Sun, George will help support the Rep in its annual fundraiser.  (more...)

BWW Review: Theatrics Overpower Storytelling in ECT's ROMEO AND JULIET
by Ellen Dostal - Apr 12, 2017

Elysium Conservatory Theatre has thrown everything but The Kitchen sink into its latest production of Shakespeare's ROMEO AND JULIET, the first in their brand new space in downtown San Pedro. (more...)

The Music Hall Presents the 26th Annual Kitchen Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

What better way to spend Mother's Day weekend than attending the 26th Annual Kitchen Tour, this year set in the heart of Portsmouth's Little Harbour neighborhood. (more...)

Kitchen Theatre Company Season Continues with THROW PITCHFORK
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Kitchen Theatre Company continues its 2016-17 season and gets spring started with a provocative and moving one-person play, Throw Pitchfork, written and performed byAlexander Thomas. Throw Pitchfork begins previews on April 23, opens on April 27, and closes on May 7, 2017. (more...)

Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal with 7 Fingers for CUISINE & CONFESSIONS
by Walter McBride - Apr 12, 2017

A Chorus Line for Foodies' is an apt description of Cuisine & Confessions, a New York premiere by the Montreal-based circus The 7 Fingers (Les 7 Doigts, the company behind the Tony Award- winningPippin), running April 11 - 16 at NYU Skirball. (more...)

Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay Return for New Season of FOOD NETWORK STAR This June
by TV News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Culinary icons Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis return as mentors and judges on Food Network's elite competition series FOOD NETWORK STAR, premiering Sunday, June 4th at 9pm ET/PT. (more...)

Michael Chernow Returns for Season Two of FYI TV's FOOD PORN, 5/14
by TV News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

New York restaurateur Michael Chernow is back to take the foodie scene by storm with season two of FYI's hit series, FOOD PORN, as he sets out to uncover the nation's most mouth-watering dishes and delves into one of the most popular hashtags on social media. (more...)

Adrienne Truscott Presents Solo 'Non-Dance', THIS at New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Adrienne Truscott made THIS, a solo performance which may not always be a solo, created specifically for Live Arts stage. The event took place April 5-8. (more...)

BWW Review: Transport Group Intimately Pairs William Inge's COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA with PICNIC
by Michael Dale - Apr 11, 2017

A great difference between the Broadway theatre of today and that of the 1950s, the decade when William Inge emerged as an important American playwright, is that the public couldn't see the kind of edgy, incisive drama on their television sets that live theatre was offering. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Neo-Futurists' present World Premiere of THE UNICORN HOUR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

The Neo-Futurists are proud to present a world premiere created and performed by Leah Urzendowski* and Anthony Courser The? Unicorn? Hour?, directed by Adrian Danzig, April 6  - May 13, at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland. Previews are Thursday, April 6 - Saturday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. with opening night Monday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. Performances run Thursdays - Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices for previews and Thursdays are pay what you can; for the regular run, tickets are $10-25. Tickets and information are available at or 773.275.5255. (more...)

Watercolor-Inspired Works to Hit JACK in EVERYDAY AFROPLAY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

JACK presents Everyday Afroplay by Daaimah Mubashshir, April 27 - 30, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: DRIVING MISS DAISY at The Vineyard Cafe And Dinner Theatre
by Amy Zipperer - Apr 10, 2017

The Vineyard Cafe and Dinner Theatre is serving up great Southern classics in Marietta Square. There's the Southern food. Delicious. Then there's the Southern drama. Also delicious. This perfect combination invites us to welcome back the idea of the traditional dinner theater, a mythological place where one can enjoy both good food and good theatre. If The Vineyard Cafe and Dinner Theatre's production of Alfred Uhry's Driving Miss Daisy is any indication of what this quaint, intimate venue has in store for us in the future, it's time to put out the welcome banners.  (more...)

Scoop: MASTERCHEF on FOX - Thursday, April 13, 2017
by - Apr 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on MASTERCHEF, airing on FOX on Thursday, April 13, 2017! (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 318