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Players Theatre (New York, NY)
115 MacDougal St.

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Based on the story by James Thurber

A middle-aged man dreams of himself as a hero and those dreams come to life.


Author Walter Newkirk to Talk GREY GARDENS Doc, Musical and HBO Film in Chatham, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

On Thursday, October 2 at 12:30pm Senior Services of the Chatham's in Chatham, NJ welcomes Walter Newkirk, founder of Walter Newkirk Public Relations LLC and author of memoraBEALEia : A Private Scrapbook about Edie Beale of Grey Gardens for a lecture about Grey Gardens: the critically acclaimed documentary, the Tony Award winning Broadway musical, and the Emmy and Golden Globe winning HBO film film starring Drew Barrymore and Jessica Lange. A free screening of the HBO film will be presented followed by a Q&A session with Walter, an expert on all things Grey Gardens. (more...)

Louis CK & More Among Amazon's Lineup for 2015 Fall Pilot Season
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

Amazon today announced the lineup for its fall pilot season which is scheduled to debut later this year exclusively on Amazon Video in the US, UK, Germany and Austria. (more...)

SWANGO: The Theatrical Dance Experience Comes to the Schimmel Center, 10/15-17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

Thursday through Saturday, October 15 - 17, the Schimmel Center at Pace University presents a revival and newly choreographed version of SWANGO: The Theatrical Dance Experience. (more...)

Electus Unveils Highlights of MIPCOM 2015 Programming Slate
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

Multimedia entertainment studio Electus, an operating business of IAC [NASDAQ: IACI], today unveiled highlights of its television programming slate from its global distribution arm, Electus International. (more...)

SIMPLER TIMES, Starring Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, Screening in NY/NJ
by Movies News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

SIMPLER TIMES, the 33-minute comedy starring Jerry Stiller, features a special guest appearance by the late Anne Meara. The made-for-TV film from director/writer Steve Monarque has upcoming festival screenings in the New York City Metro area: (more...)

WILD OATS, Starring Shirley MacLaine & Jessica Lange Coming to DVD, Digital HD and On Demand 10/4
by Movies News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Acclaimed director Andy Tennant's (Hitch, Sweet Home Alabama) refreshing and hilarious comedy WILD OATS arrives on DVD on October 4, 2016 from Anchor Bay Entertainment and on Digital HD and On Demand. (more...)

Segerstrom Center to Present AN EVENING WITH SHIRLEY MACLAINE, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Academy Award winner, singer, dancer, writer and activist Shirley MacLaine makes her Segerstrom Center for the Arts debut in her remarkable one-woman show, sharing personal stories, photos and film clips from her illustrious Hollywood career and fascinating personal life today, September 20 at 8 p.m. in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. (more...)

Segerstrom Center to Welcome Shirley MacLaine, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Academy Award® winner, singer, dancer, writer and activist Shirley MacLaine makes her Segerstrom Center for the Arts debut in her remarkable one-woman show, sharing personal stories, photos and film clips from her illustrious Hollywood career and fascinating personal life today, September 20 at 8 p.m. in the Rene?e and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. During An Evening with Shirley MacLaine, the celebrated artist will use her trademark wit and candid spirituality to discuss everything from her childhood to her early show business career to hanging out with The Rat Pack, JFK and His Holiness the Dalai Lama. MacLaine will also open her program to a question and answer session with the audience. (more...)

Austin Film Festival Announces 2014 Slate
by Movies News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Austin Film Festival & Screenwriters Conference (AFF), the premier film festival recognizing writers' and filmmakers' contributions to film, television, and new media, announced today their full slate of programming for the 21st Annual Festival, this October 23-30. (more...)

SWANGO to Play Schimmel Center, 10/15-17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

Thursday through Saturday, October 15th-17th, the Schimmel Center at Pace University presents a revival of SWANGO: The Theatrical Dance Experience. Originally premiering off-Broadway in 2005, SWANGO: The Theatrical Dance Experience features a book by Tony Award winning playwright, Rupert Holmes (The Mystery of Edwin Drood), based on a concept by choreographers Mariela Franganillo (Forever Tango) and Robert Royston (Swing!) Following in the tradition of West Side Story, this contemporary, Romeo and Juliet story depicts a unique fusion of dance, romance, revelry and rivalry within and between two different worlds. In one evening we see the tale of two lovers; the girl from the sultry world of Argentine Tango, the boy from the lively arena of West Coast Swing. When the lovers conquer their differences, they create the harmonic fusion of Swing and Tango. (more...)

Lakewood Theatre Company Presents IT'S A BIRD... IT'S A PLANE... IT'S SUPERMAN, 10/24-25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2014

Lakewood Theatre Company presents It's A Bird ... It's A Plane ... It's Superman Part of the Lost Treasures Collection Series October 24 & 25, 2014 The Lost Treasures Collection, a series of rarely performed musical gems, is back for a fifth season at Lakewood Theatre Company. (more...)

But, Wait! What's On TV Tonight? Friday, Oct. 3rd: Jackman, Hensley Together Again!
by BWW Staff - Oct 3, 2014

8:00pm: VAN HELSING | AMC 9:00pm: AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL | CW 9:00pm: AUSTIN CITY LIMITS | PBS Click for more picks! (more...)

MovieTickets.com Launches Breakthrough Video Advertising Opportunity
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

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BWW's On This Day - October 26, 2015
by - Oct 26, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Chicago Humanities Festival Kicks Off 26th Fall Season, CITIZENS, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2015

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) launches its 26th Fall Festival, featuring 130 events which will explore the theme of 'Citizens', today, Oct. 24, through Nov. 8, 2015 at venues across Chicago. (more...)

Lakewood Theatre Company Presents IT'S A BIRD... IT'S A PLANE... IT'S SUPERMAN This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Lakewood Theatre Company presents It's A Bird ... It's A Plane ... It's Superman Part of the Lost Treasures Collection Series this weekend, October 24 & 25, 2014. The Lost Treasures Collection, a series of rarely performed musical gems, is back for a fifth season at Lakewood Theatre Company. (more...)

Lakewood Theatre Company Presents IT'S A BIRD... IT'S A PLANE... IT'S SUPERMAN, 10/24-25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Lakewood Theatre Company presents It's A Bird ... It's A Plane ... It's Superman Part of the Lost Treasures Collection Series October 24 & 25, 2014 The Lost Treasures Collection, a series of rarely performed musical gems, is back for a fifth season at Lakewood Theatre Company. (more...)

PGA Announces Michael Moore as Featured Speaker for Produced By: New York
by TV News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) is pleased to announce that Academy Award-winning filmmaker and producer Michael Moore (WHERE TO INVADE NEXT, BOWLING FOR COLUMBINE, FAHRENHEIT 9/11), has been added as a featured speaker at the 2nd annual Produced By: New York (more...)

Author Walter Newkirk Talks GREY GARDENS Doc, Musical and HBO Film in Chatham Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Today, October 2 at 12:30pm Senior Services of the Chatham's in Chatham, NJ welcomes Walter Newkirk, founder of Walter Newkirk Public Relations LLC and author of memoraBEALEia : A Private Scrapbook about Edie Beale of Grey Gardens for a lecture about Grey Gardens: the critically acclaimed documentary, the Tony Award winning Broadway musical, and the Emmy and Golden Globe winning HBO film film starring Drew Barrymore and Jessica Lange. A free screening of the HBO film will be presented followed by a Q&A session with Walter, an expert on all things Grey Gardens. (more...)

IFC Premieres Season Two of THE BIRTHDAY BOYS Tonight
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Returning for a second season, The Birthday Boys are bringing back their sketch comedy TV show to IFC. (more...)

SWANGO to Play Schimmel Center, 10/15-17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Today through Saturday, October 15th-17th, the Schimmel Center at Pace University presents a revival of SWANGO: The Theatrical Dance Experience. Originally premiering off-Broadway in 2005, SWANGO: The Theatrical Dance Experience features a book by Tony Award winning playwright, Rupert Holmes (The Mystery of Edwin Drood), based on a concept by choreographers Mariela Franganillo (Forever Tango) and Robert Royston (Swing!) Following in the tradition of West Side Story, this contemporary, Romeo and Juliet story depicts a unique fusion of dance, romance, revelry and rivalry within and between two different worlds. In one evening we see the tale of two lovers; the girl from the sultry world of Argentine Tango, the boy from the lively arena of West Coast Swing. When the lovers conquer their differences, they create the harmonic fusion of Swing and Tango. (more...)

SWANGO: The Theatrical Dance Experience Comes to the Schimmel Center This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

This weekend, October 15 - 17, the Schimmel Center at Pace University presents a revival and newly choreographed version of SWANGO: The Theatrical Dance Experience. (more...)

THE LAST WORD Film, Starring Shirley MacLaine and Amanda Seyfried, Picked Up by Bleecker Street
by TV News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

Deadline reports that the upcoming dramedy film THE LAST WORD, starring Shirley MacLaine and Amanda Seyfried, will hit theaters in the U.S. via Bleecker Street. (more...)

M. Night Shyamalan's THE VISIT Coming to Digital HD, Blu-ray/DVD & On Demand This December
by Movies News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

A family visit takes a terrifying turn when two siblings learn who Grandma and Grandpa really are in The Visit, a found documentary-style suspense thriller coming to Digital HD on December 15, 2015, and Blu-ray and DVD as well as On Demand on January 5, 2016 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (more...)

DREAMGIRLS, GREY GARDENS, Lena Horne, and More Featured in New Book
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2014

New Book from Theatre/Film/Art Publicist Now Available: THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER NEWKIRK by Walter Newkirk. Backstage stories about Lena Horne/LENA HORNE: The Lady & Her Music, Sheryl Lee Ralph/ DREAMGIRLS, Grey Gardens The Musical and The Broadway Annies including Sarah Jessica Parker, Andrea McArdle, Shelley Bruce, Alyson Kirk and Alyson Smith are featured in the new book The Secret LIfe of Walter Newkirk. (more...)

Breaking News: Beth Leavel, Bryan Batt, Heather Headley & More Sign on for The Muny's 2015 Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

The Muny announced today several principal cast members for the seven shows in its spectacular 97th season, which opens on June 15 with My Fair Lady. Full casts and companies will be announced throughout May. (more...)

Taylor Louderman, Lara Teeter, Charlotte Maltby & More Join The Muny's HAIRSPRAY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The Muny announced today the cast for its production ofHairspray. Winner of the 2003 Tony® Award for Best Musical, it features music by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman with a book by Mark O'Donnell & Thomas Meehan. The Muny's production of Hairspray is directed and choreographed by Dan Knechtges and music directed by Charlie Alterman. (more...)

NEW YORK ON LOCATION Set for Museum of the Moving Image, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Museum of the Moving Image, Theatrical Teamsters Local 817, I.A.T.S.E. Local 52, and Kaufman Astoria Studios present New York on Location, a FREE family-friendly event that offers a behind-the-scenes look at film and TV production in New York. (more...)

Celebrity Homes: Sean Penn's Malibu Beach House Is For Sale
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

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Toni Collette & Adam Scott Board Lionsgate's Christmas Horror Movie KRAMPUS
by Movies News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Toni Collette and Adam Scott have joined the cast of Lionsgate's upcoming Christmas horror film KRAMPUS. (more...)

VIDEO: Comedy Central's BIG TIME IN HOLLYWOOD, FL, Premieres Tonight
by TV News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Lights, camera, action! A comedic adventure of truly epic proportions unfolds when 'Big Time in Hollywood, FL,' premieres tonight, March 25 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central, after an all-new 'Workaholics.' (more...)

Production Begins on Horror-Comedy KRAMPUS, Starring Toni Collette & Adam Scott
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

Principal photography is set to begin on Legendary Pictures' KRAMPUS, a horror-comedy feature film that reveals an irreverently twisted side to the Christmas holiday. This darkly festive tale of a yuletide ghoul is co-written and directed by Michael Dougherty and stars a stellar ensemble cast, who are supported by the Oscar-winning creature-effects wizardry of Weta Workshop and the Oscar-winning visual effects of Weta Digital. KRAMPUS will be released on December 4, 2015, by Universal Pictures. (more...)

Ryann Redmond, Bryan Batt and More Star in HAIRSPRAY, Beginning Tonight at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

The Muny presents Hairspray, winner of the 2003 Tony Award for Best Musical, featuring music by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman with a book by Mark O'Donnell & Thomas Meehan. The Muny's production of Hairspray is directed and choreographed by Dan Knechtges and music directed by Charlie Alterman. (more...)

GHOSTBUSTERS Original Motion Picture Score Available Now Digitally and On CD July 15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

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GHOSTBUSTERS Original Motion Picture Score Out Today
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Sony Classical proudly announces the release of Ghostbusters (Original Motion Picture Score) to accompany Sony Pictures' highly anticipated feature film Ghostbusters, in theaters today, July 15. Featuring a score by multi-award winning composer Theodore Shapiro, the album is available now digitally and on CD today, July 15. (more...)

INTO THE WOODS, BIRDMAN & More Nominated for Artios Awards; Rob Marshall to be Honored at Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

The Casting Society of America (CSA) has unveiled its feature film nominees for the 30th Annual Artios Awards. Final film ballots have been distributed and votes can be entered at http://www.castingsociety.com/, through Monday, January 12th. All winners for film, television, theater and new media categories will be announced at the 30th Annual Artios Awards on January 22, 2015 with award ceremonies to be held simultaneously at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles (reception will commence at 6:00 p.m. PDT) and at 42WEST (formerly XL Nightclub), Cabaret & Lounge (514 West 42nd Street) in New York (reception will commence at 6:00 p.m. EDT). (more...)

Jon Hamm, Chris Pine & Kristen Wiig Join Netflix's WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER Series
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Netflix's WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER series is enlisting some additional big names. (more...)

Adam Scott to Guest Star on Rashida Jones' TBS Comedy ANGIE TRIBECA
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

According to Entertainment Weekly, PARKS AND RECREATION's Adam Scott will soon reunite with his former co-star Rashida Jones on her upcoming TBS comedy ANGIE TRIBECA. (more...)

Shirley MacLaine Returns To The McCallum Theatre 3/7
by David Green - Feb 8, 2016

The McCallum Theatre welcomes the return of Shirley MacLaine on Monday, March 7, at 8:00pm. Academy Award-winning actress, dancer and author Shirley MacLaine will share with the audience a montage of memorable film moments and private revelations about her extraordinary life, career and spiritual journey. Shirley MacLaine's illustrious career comprises more than 50 feature films highlighted by an Academy Award® win and six nominations, six Emmy® Award nominations, seven Golden Globe® Awards - including the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award - and the title of international best-selling author. (more...)

Florence + the Machine Adds Seconds Show at Barclays Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

After the June 14 show sold out in just days, Florence + the Machine is adding a second night with Grimes at Brooklyn's Barclays Center—June 15—to her North American “How Beautiful” tour. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Vince Vaughn Stars in New Comedy UNFINISHED BUSINESS
by Movies News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

A new trailer has been released for Ken Scott's UNFINISHED BUSINESS, starring Vince Vaughn, Tom Wilkinson and Dave Franco. Get a first look below! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Comedy Central's BIG TIME IN HOLLYWOOD, FL, Premiering 3/25
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Lights, camera, action! A comedic adventure of truly epic proportions unfolds when "Big Time in Hollywood, FL," premieres Wednesday, March 25 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central, after an all-new "Workaholics." (more...)

Branches Unveil New Track 'Burn'; WHITE FLAG Out This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

While their new album is titled White Flag, San Francisco's Branches are nowhere near surrendering. A band that originally began with a banjo-filled twang, Branches are now excitedly expanding their sound with an earnest and bright indie pop joy. (more...)

Chicago Humanities Festival Sets Complete Schedule for 26th Fall Season, CITIZENS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) announced today the complete schedule for the 26th Fall Festival, 130 events which will explore the theme of Citizens, Oct. 24-Nov. 8, 2015 at venues across Chicago. (more...)

Joey Slotnick, Lauren Katz and Jim Dennen's New Improvised Show IN THE ROOM Set for Lookingglass This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

Lookingglass Theatre Company presents In the Room, a special event developed by Lookingglass Ensemble member Joey Slotnick and artistic collaborators Lauren Katz and Jim Dennen. In the Room will be presented for three nights only, tonight, April 30 - May 2, 2015 at 9:00pm at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. (more...)

Joey Slotnick, Lauren Katz and Jim Dennen's New Improvised Show IN THE ROOM Set for Lookingglass This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Lookingglass Theatre Company presents In the Room, a special event developed by Lookingglass Ensemble member Joey Slotnick and artistic collaborators Lauren Katz and Jim Dennen.  In the Room will be presented for three nights only, April 30 - May 2, 2015 at 9:00pm at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. (more...)

THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY Opens 4/17 at Lakewood
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

The Lost Treasures Collection, a series of rarely performed musical gems presented in concert/cabaret version on Lakewood Theatre Company's Side Door stage, presents the third offering in its fourth season, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Food, wine and other beverages will be available for purchase before and during the show. (more...)

Brian Scott McFadden to Perform at WPPAC, 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

White Plains Performing Arts Center presents Stand-Up Comedian BRIAN SCOTT MCFADDEN 'Brutally Funny' with Special Guest TOM VAN HORN on Saturday, April 11 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY Opens Tonight at Lakewood
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

The Lost Treasures Collection, a series of rarely performed musical gems presented in concert/cabaret version on Lakewood Theatre Company's Side Door stage, presents the third offering in its fourth season, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Food, wine and other beverages will be available for purchase before and during the show. (more...)

Brian Scott McFadden Performs at WPPAC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2015

White Plains Performing Arts Center presents Stand-Up Comedian BRIAN SCOTT MCFADDEN 'Brutally Funny' with Special Guest TOM VAN HORN tonight, April 11 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

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