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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.



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...)

Branches Unveil New Track 'Burn'; WHITE FLAG Out This September
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 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...)

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...)

WILD OATS, Starring Shirley MacLaine & Jessica Lange Coming to DVD, Digital HD and On Demand Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 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...)

Second Thought Theatre Announces Details for STATE OF MIND 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Second Thought Theatre announced today details for this year's Second Thought State of Mind, an event celebrating STT and gathering support for the award-winning theatre company. The third annual Second Thought State of Mind invites guests to an evening of fun and fundraising featuring entertainment by Liz Mikel. Second Thought State of Mind will take place on Friday, November 4 at Sammons Center for the Arts. (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...)

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...)

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...)

Award-Winning Cinematographer and Camera Operators Explore Their Creative Process at NAB Show New York
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

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Oscar Nominated Stuart Dryburgh Cinematography Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

This will be an absolutely unique opportunity to develop your skills in Cinematography with one of the most interesting cinematographers in activity. (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...)

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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Breaking News: Bianca Marroquin, Constantine Maroulis, Beth Malone, John Tartaglia & More Join the Muny's 99th Season!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The Muny announced today 21 principal cast members for its 99th season. Full company casting will be announced throughout April. The 2017 Muny season opens with Jesus Christ Superstar followed by Disney's The Little Mermaid and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. The season continues with the premiere of All Shook Up! and a newly re- envisioned The Unsinkable Molly Brown. Season 99 closes with A Chorus Line and the much- anticipated Muny debut of Newsies. (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...)

SHOWTIME Orders New Limited Series Escape at Dannemora
by TV News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

SHOWTIME has given a production order to ESCAPE AT Dannemora, a new eight-hour limited series starring Academy Award® winners Benicio del Toro (Traffic) and Patricia Arquette (Boyhood), and Golden Globe nominee Paul Dano (Love & Mercy, There Will Be Blood). (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...)

Ayad Akhtar's JUNK Announces Stars Joining Steven Pasquale at Lincoln Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Ito Aghayere, Phillip James Brannon, Tony Carlin, Caroline Hewitt, Rick Holmes, Ted Koch, Teresa Avia Lim, Danny Mastrogiorgio, Nate Miller, Ethan Phillips, Matthew Rauch, Matthew Saldivar, Michael Siberry, Miriam Silverman, Joey Slotnick, and Henry Stram will join Steven Pasquale to comprise the cast of its upcoming production of Junk, a new play by Ayad Akhtar, directed by Doug Hughes. (more...)

Amazon Original Series Patriot Debuts on February 24 on Prime Video
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

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Amazon Original Series PATRIOT to Debut on Prime Video 2/24
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Amazon today announced its new original one hour series PATRIOT is slated to premiere on Friday, February 24 exclusively on Prime Video in the US, UK, Germany and Austria. (more...)

Amazon Original Series PATRIOT to World Premiere at Berlin Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The upcoming Amazon Original Series PATRIOT will have its world premiere at the Berlin Film Festival, Berlinale. The screening, scheduled for on February 14, is the only US series selected for this year's festival. (more...)

Comedian and Actor Patton Oswalt Plays The Palace
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Comedian, actor, and author Patton Oswalt has found success in a variety of entertainment genres from his Grammy-nominated comedy specials to his many memorable film roles to guest appearances on his favorite TV shows, including "Parks and Recreation" for which he received a TV Critics Choice Award. (more...)

Shirley MacLaine to Receive KCET Cinema Series Lumière Award
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

KCET announced today that legendary Academy Award® winning actress Shirley MacLaine (The Apartment, Terms of Endearment, The Turning Point) is set to receive the KCET Cinema Series Lumière Award at a special screening event for her new feature film THE LAST WORD (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...)

Halle Berry, Scarlett Johansson & More Join OSCARS Presenter's Lineup
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd today announced the second slate of presenters for the 89th Oscars® telecast. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television Network. (more...)

Amazon Original Series PATRIOT to Debut on Prime Video Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Amazon today announced its new original one hour series PATRIOT is slated to premiere today, February 24 exclusively on Prime Video in the US, UK, Germany and Austria. (more...)

Patton Oswalt to Host Art Directors Guild Awards
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Emmy®-winning comedian Patton Oswalt will host the 21st Annual Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Awards (IATSE Local 800), announced today by ADG Council Chair Marcia Hinds and Awards Producers Thomas Wilkins and Thomas Walsh. (more...)

STAR TREK: DISCOVERY Recruits Three New Starfleet Officers
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

STAR TREK: DISCOVERY announces Terry Serpico, Maulik Pancholy and Sam Vartholomeos as the newest additions to the series. (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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