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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...)

#IMomSoHard Brings MOM'S NIGHT OUT to the Southern Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Jumping off the pages of Facebook and onto stages across the country, there's no one making moms feel as uncomfortably normal as Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley, the hilarious oh-so-real women behind #IMomSoHard. (more...)

#IMOMSOHARD Coming to The VETS This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

They've kept you sane. They've brightened your day. They've made you laugh 'til you peed a little. And now Kristin and Jen, from #IMOMSOHARD, are coming to Providence. Catch them on Saturday, July 22 at 7pm at The VETS. (more...)

TRU March Panel Announced: Where Do I Fit In: Which Festival and Why?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the TRU March Panel - Where Do I Fit In: Which Festival and Why? on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 7:30pm (doors open for networking at 7pm) at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. For more details, visit http://truonline.org/events/which-festival/. (more...)

TRU to Host 'WHICH FESTIVAL AND WHY?' Panel This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the TRU March Panel - Where Do I Fit In: Which Festival and Why? on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater. (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...)

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...)

#IMOMSOHARD to Hit Charlotte's McGlohon Theater This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

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 Charlotte. (more...)

#IMOMSOHARD Coming to the Duke Energy Center This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

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 Raleigh. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited's Presents Annual Producing Boot Camp
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the annual TRU Producer Boot Camp Raising Money for Theater: Who, How and When to Ask, on Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 10am - 6pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036.For more details including a full schedule and faculty bios visit http://truonline.org/events/raising-money/. (more...)

Tony-Winning Producers Set for Fundraising Boot Camp at TRU
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the annual TRU Producer Boot Camp Raising Money for Theater: Who, How and When to Ask, on Saturday, February 4, 2017. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited and The Playroom Theatre Present the TRU Producer Boot Camp Raising Money for Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the TRU Producer Boot Camp Raising Money for Theater: Who, How and When to Ask, on Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 10am - 6pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. (more...)

TRU to Host 'Raising Money for Theater' Panel Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the TRU Producer Boot Camp Raising Money for Theater: Who, How and When to Ask, on Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 10am - 6pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. (more...)

TRU to Host Panel on the Election's Impact on the Arts This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the TRU February Panel - The Impact of the Election on the Arts: What Is at Risk? What Is Our Responsibility? on Monday, February 20, 2017 at 7:30pm (doors open for networking at 7pm) at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036.   (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...)

TRU to Host 'RAISING MONEY FOR THEATER' Producer Boot Camp
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the TRU Producer Boot Camp Raising Money for Theater: Who, How and When to Ask, on Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 10am - 6pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. (more...)

TRU and The Playroom Theatre to Host 'WHY SOLO SHOWS?' Panel
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the December panel Solo Performance: Why Solo Shows? Understanding the Appeal, Mining the Market, on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. (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...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Celebrates 25 Years of Service to the Theater Community
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present theTRU April Panel - 25 Years of TRU (and How It's Made Me a Better Producer) on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 7:30pm (doors open for networking at7pm) at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036.  (more...)

Roger Street Friedman's 'Shoot The Moon' Out on Vinyl This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Shoot The Moon, Roger Street Friedman's album (which was originally released by The Playroom Records in CD and digital formats in January 2017), will see a vinyl format release on May 5, 2017. (more...)

Kate Chadwick & Josh Freilich's EXCUSE ME! Song Cycle Set for The Playroom Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

NYSP Presents, in conjunction with the University of California, Irvine, will commence performances of EXCUSE ME! on Saturday, April 22, and Monday, April 24, at The Playroom Theatre. Lex Leigh serves as Music Director. Myrona DeLaney directs. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Celebrates 25 Years of Service with TRU April Panel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the TRU April Panel - 25 Years of TRU (and How It's Made Me a Better Producer) on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 7:30pm (doors open for networking at 7pm) at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. (more...)

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