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ITYALA LA MAWELE to Return to Artscape Theatre This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Artscape is set to present the much-awaited return of ITYALA LA MAWELE at the Artscape Theatre this October. Having recently been presented at the National Arts Festival, the production was presented with a Silver Standard Bank Ovation Award and was one of the bestselling shows at the Festival. (more...)

TRU and The Playroom Theatre to Host September Introduction Panel
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the September panel An Introduction to TRU: Free-for-Everyone Seasonal Kick-off plus Networking Meet-and-Greet, today, September 20, 2016 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/8/2016
by - Oct 8, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/8/2016. (more...)

Eric Krebs's 'MY FATHER'S VOICE' Will Run at The Playroom Theater This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

The Playroom Theater will present My Father's Voice: Letters From Ellis Island and The War in the Pacific 1938-1945, conceived and performed by Eric Krebs at The Playroom Theater (151 West 46th Street - just east of Broadway). (more...)

Theatre Resources Unlimited and The Playroom Theatre to Present TRU Panel LIVESTREAMING AND DIGITAL CAPTURE: BRINGING THEATER INTO THE 21st CENTURY 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the November panel Live Streaming and Digital Capture: Bringing Theater into the 21st Century, on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. Doors open at 7 p.m. for networking and refreshments; roundtable introductions of everyone in the room will start at 7:30 p.m.. For more details visit http://truonline.org/events/an-introduction-to-tru/.  (more...)

TOSOS Presents the Return of REBEL BOY FIREWORKS This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

TOSOS Presents the Return of the Award-Winning Solo Show REBEL BOY FIREWORKS November 3 - 13, 2016 at The Playroom Theater. (more...)

Founders of BroadwayHD and More Set for TRU's November 'Live Streaming' Panel
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the November panel Live Streaming and Digital Capture: Bringing Theater into the 21st Century, on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. (more...)

THE LION KING's Thuli Dumakude to Lead SING! South African Holiday Celebration Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Led by the magnificent voice of Thuli Dumakude (The Lion King, the film Cry Freedom) and featuring an ensemble of American and South African women, SING! A SOUTH AFRICAN AND AMERICAN MUSICAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATION will celebrate the joyous holiday season from many threads of culture. (more...)

Disney Junior Announces MUPPET BABIES Reboot in the Works
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

A reboot of the popular 1980's animated cartoon series MUPPET BABIES is in the works at Disney Junior. Production on the new show, set to debut on the cable channel in 2018, is already underway. (more...)

The Amas Salon Announces Special Benefit Performance of MY FATHER'S VOICE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

From page to stage, actor-writer-producer Eric Krebs stars in his one man Off-Broadway narrative, based on an autobiography written by his father.  (more...)

TOSOS Presents Lavender Songs; A Queer Cabaret In Weimar Berlin
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

TOSOS (The Other Side of Silence) is proud to present the return of Jeremy Lawrence's award-winning solo show, Lavender Songs; A Queer Cabaret In Weimar Berlin directed by Jason Jacobs. The original production was produced by TOSOS in 2008 at the Duplex for which it won a Backstage Bistro Award. (more...)

TRU and The Playroom Theatre to Host 'COME TO THE CABARET' Panel This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the October panel Alternate Venues for Developing New Work: Come to the Cabaret, today, October 25, 2016 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. (more...)

VIDEO: MOLASSES IN JANUARY Releases New Promo—Only Two Performances Left
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2016

Molasses in January is a fun, new musical for all ages! Book, lyrics, and music by Francine Pellegrino, the recently workshopped show is being transferred to The Davenport Theatre Off Broadway. Director Whitney Stone will be returning to the production after directing it's two developmental workshops last fall at the Times Square Arts Center. Only two performances of the production remain: October 25th, and November 1st. (more...)

TRU and The Playroom Theatre to Host 'COME TO THE CABARET' Panel This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the October panel Alternate Venues for Developing New Work: Come to the Cabaret, on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. (more...)

PlayStation' Makes Virtual Reality Mainstream With Launch Of PlayStation'VR Across The U.S. And Canada
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

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Off-Broadway's MOLASSES IN JANUARY Offers Rush Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Molasses in January Off-Broadway at The Davenport Theatre is now offering a limited number of Rush Tickets for each performance. Rush Tickets are sold for $15 (cash only) at the box office 15 minutes before curtain. (more...)

TOSOS to Present REBEL BOY FIREWORKS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

TOSOS ("The Other Side of Silence") is dedicated to preserving the theatrical heritage of the LGBT community through the development of new plays by emerging artists as well as revivals of established works. Our productions honestly explore the unique LGBT experience and cultural sensibilities in a life-affirming and respectful way.   (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited & The Playroom Theatre to Host 'Practical Playwriting: How to Write for Commercial Production,' 5/14
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present Practical Playwriting: How to Write for Commercial Production, on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 10:00am - 5:30pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. The workshop is one of a series of TRU BEGINNINGS workshops, opportunities for early development of new work. For more details and to download an application, please visit http://truonline.org/events/practical-playwriting/ (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited & The Playroom Theatre to Host TRU Panel, 6/14
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the June panel about career fludity, Finding a Happy Medium: Theater, Film, TV, New Media, on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. Doors open at 7pm for networking and refreshments; roundtable introductions of everyone in the room will start at 7:30pm.  For more details visit http://truonline.org/events/happy-medium/. (more...)

WINE AND SPIRITS Begins 6/1 at The Playroom Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Red Shark Productions presents WINE AND SPIRITS, a new comedy by Thomas Ott directed by Mel Williams at The Playroom Theater (151 W.46th St.) running June 1st through 19th. Jennifer Yadav is producer. The cast features Carolyn Seiff*, Carla Briscoe*, Christine Seisler*, Zoe Anastassiou, Hailey Heisick, Ryan Salvato and Scott Zimmerman*. *(member of Actors Equity) (more...)

TRU and The Playroom Host 'EDUCATION, OUTREACH & SOCIAL JUSTICE' Panel Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the May panel, Theater & Community: Education, Outreach and Social Justice, today, May 17, 2016 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. (more...)

TRU and The Playroom to Host 'EDUCATION, OUTREACH & SOCIAL JUSTICE' Panel
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the May panel, Theater & Community: Education, Outreach and Social Justice, on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited & The Playroom Theatre to Host April TRU Panel
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the April panel, Festivals: How to Get in 'em, What to Get out of 'em, on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. Doors open at 7pm for networking and refreshments; roundtable introductions of everyone in the room will start at 7:30pm.  For more details visit http://truonline.org/events/festivals/ (more...)

PlayStationVR Launches October 2016 Available Globally At 44,980 Yen, $399 USD, EUR399 And ' 349
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

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Theater Resources Unlimited & The Playroom Theatre to Host March TRU Panel on Music Licensing, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU), and The Playroom Theatre, present the March panel, Music Licensing: It's Not Just for Musicals, on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. Doors open at 7pm for networking and refreshments; roundtable introductions of everyone in the room will start at 7:30pm.  For more details visit http://truonline.org/events/licensing/. (more...)

Norman Shabel's A CLASS ACT to Premiere at The Playroom Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

A Class Act, the inaugural and relevant new play by attorney and playwright Norman Shabel will have its world premiere atThe Playroom Theater (151 West 46th Street - just east of Broadway).  Performances will begin on Friday, Monday, March 21 at 8pm and continue in a limited engagement through April 13. **This is an Equity Approved Showcase. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with A CLASS ACT at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

After enjoying its World Premiere engagement earlier this spring at The Playroom Theater, A CLASS ACT, the inaugural and relevant new play by attorney and playwright Norman Shabel, will now hold court at New World Stages - Stage 5 (340 West 50th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues) for a summer run. Produced by Eric Krebs, performances will begin on Saturday, July 9 at 8pm and continue through Sunday, September 4. BroadwayWorld has photos from the first rehearsal below! (more...)

A CLASS ACT to Open at New World Stages in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

After enjoying its World Premiere engagement earlier this spring at The Playroom Theater, A Class Act, the inaugural and relevant new play by attorney and playwright Norman Shabel, will now hold court at New World Stages  - Stage 5(340 West 50th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues) for a summer run.  Produced by Eric Krebs, performances will begin on Saturday, July 9 at 8pm and continue through Sunday, September 4. (more...)

Saban Brands & Cirque du Soleil Média Announce Funrise as the Global Master Toy Licensee
by TV News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Saban Brands and Cirque du Soleil Média announced today that Funrise Toy Corporation, an industry leader in the innovation of some of the most popular children's products, will be the global master licensee for its new animated preschool property, Cirque du Soleil Junior– Luna Petunia. (more...)

Photo Flash: A CLASS ACT Begins Tonight at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2016

After enjoying its World Premiere engagement earlier this spring at The Playroom Theater, A CLASS ACT, the inaugural and relevant new play by attorney and playwright Norman Shabel, will now hold court at New World Stages - Stage 5 (340 West 50th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues) for a summer run. Produced by Eric Krebs, performances will begin tonight, July 9 at 8pm and continue through Sunday, September 4. BroadwayWorld has photos from the first rehearsal below! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/9/2016
by - Jul 9, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/9/2016. (more...)

Grammy Nominee Andromeda Turre to Lead Reading of NERO Musical in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

The new pre-Broadway musical NERO, written by Australian-based composer and writer Graeme McEwen, will offer a one-time 35-minute special presentation at The Playroom Theatre (151 West 46th Street, 8th Floor) at 4:00pm on Thursday, July 14, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: A CLASS ACT Celebrates Opening Night at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

After enjoying its World Premiere engagement earlier this spring at The Playroom Theater, A CLASS ACT, the inaugural and relevant new play by attorney and playwright Norman Shabel, will now hold court at New World Stages - Stage 5 (340 West 50th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues) for a summer run. Produced by Eric Krebs, performances continue Sunday, September 4. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

A CLASS ACT Opens at New World Stages Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

After enjoying its World Premiere engagement earlier this spring at The Playroom Theater, A Class Act, the inaugural and relevant new play by attorney and playwright Norman Shabel, will now hold court at New World Stages  - Stage 5(340 West 50th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues) for a summer run.  Produced by Eric Krebs, performances will begin on Saturday, July 9 at 8pm and continue through Sunday, September 4. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at A CLASS ACT at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

After enjoying its World Premiere engagement earlier this spring at The Playroom Theater, A CLASS ACT, the inaugural and relevant new play by attorney and playwright Norman Shabel, will now hold court at New World Stages - Stage 5 (340 West 50th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues) for a summer run. Produced by Eric Krebs, performances continue Sunday, September 4. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited and The Playroom Theatre Present the TRU Producer Boot Camp
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the July Producer Boot Camp Recognizing Commercial Potential: Is This Show Worth Investing In? on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at from 1-5pm  at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. For more details visit http://truonline.org/investor-lab/. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/2/2016
by - Jul 2, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 7/2/2016. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited to Host 'Marketing Mavericks' Panel Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the July panel Marketing Mavericks: New Thinking, New Methods, New Audiences, on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. (more...)

Grammy Nominee Andromeda Turre to Lead Reading of NERO Musical in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

The new pre-Broadway musical NERO, written by Australian-based composer and writer Graeme McEwen, will offer a one-time 35-minute special presentation at The Playroom Theatre (151 West 46th Street, 8th Floor) at 4:00pm today, July 14, 2016. (more...)

TCG's Kevin Moore Set for January TRU Panel, 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU), and The Playroom Theatre, present the January TRU panel, The Care and Feeding of the Newborn Play: Collaborations, Co-productions and Other Opportunities for Growth, on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. Doors open at 7pm for networking and refreshments; roundtable introductions of everyone in the room will start at 7:30pm.  (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited to Host TRU PRODUCER BOOT CAMP, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents their annual and extremely popular Raising Money for Theater: Who, How and When to Ask' workshop, on Saturday, February 6th, 2016 from 10am to 6pm at The Playroom Theatre, 151 W. 46th Street, 11th floor, NYC. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Sets February Panel
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU), and The Playroom Theatre, in association with TRU's Young Patrons and Artists' Circle (co-founders Molly Morris & Kimberly Eaton, Outreach Director, Christin Cato), present the February panel, New Voices of Diversity: The Gradual Evolution of Commercial Theater, on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. Doors open at 7pm for networking and refreshments; roundtable introductions of everyone in the room will start at 7:30pm.  For more details visit http://truonline.org/events/new-voices-of-diversity/. (more...)

#IMOMSOHARD Coming to the State Theatre This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

They've kept you sane. They've brightened your day. They've made you laugh 'til you pee a little. And now Kristin and Jen from #IMOMSOHARD are coming to Easton. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited & The Playroom Theatre to Host January TRU Panel
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU), and The Playroom Theatre, present the January TRU panel, The Care and Feeding of the Newborn Play: Collaborations, Co-productions and Other Opportunities for Growth, on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. Doors open at 7pm for networking and refreshments; roundtable introductions of everyone in the room will start at 7:30pm.  (more...)

Don Scardino Returns to the Stage in DON SCARDINO: NOTHING TO HIDE WITH JOHN MILLER At Feinstein's/54 Below This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, will host the premiere of Don Scardino: Nothing to Hide with John Miller on November 12th, 2016. (more...)

MOLASSES IN JANUARY Announces Off Broadway Cast and Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Molasses in January is a fun, new musical for all ages! Book, lyrics, and music by Francine Pellegrino, the recently workshopped show is being transferred to The Davenport Theatre Off Broadway. Director Whitney Stone will be returning to the production after directing it's two developmental workshops last fall at the Times Square Arts Center. (more...)


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Carmen Cusack and John Lloyd Young Join The Cast of FOR THE RECORD: SCORSESE at The Wallis
by Nora Dominick - Aug 26, 2016

Revolutionizing the live musical theater experience, the acclaimed company For The Record makes its triumphant return to Los Angeles in a new production, For The Record: Scorsese - American Crime Requiem. This new show will bring the legendary filmmaker's soundtracks to life in a new generation cabaret from September 21 through October 16 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. For The Record: Scorsese - American Crime Requiem is co-produced by The Wallis and Ad Astra Live, and is made possible by the generous support of David C. Bohnett. (more...)

The Margaret Project Proudly Presents a Workshop of MARGARET I
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

THE MARGARET PROJECT is pleased to announce the world premiere workshop of MARAGET I, adapted and directed by Elyzabeth Gorman. MARGARET I will play a limited engagement workshop at The Playroom Theater (151 West 46th Street, New York, New York 10036). Performances begin September 7th and continue through September 13th. (more...)

TRU and The Playroom Theatre to Host September Introduction Panel
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the September panel An Introduction to TRU: Free-for-Everyone Seasonal Kick-off plus Networking Meet-and-Greet, on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. (more...)

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