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New York Theatre Workshop (New York, NY)
79 East 4th Street

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Based on the play Seven Against Thebes by Aeschylus


Lee Corso to Remain as Analyst for ESPN's College GameDay
by TV News Desk - May 31, 2017

Lee Corso – the beloved ESPN College GameDay Built by The Home Depot analyst – has agreed to a multiyear deal to remain on college football's longest-running and most-celebrated pregame show. Corso will also play a role on ESPN's College Football Playoff programming. (more...)

Alessandra Belloni Brings MUSIC FOR THE BLACK MADONNA to Open Center 6/23
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Internationally renowned singer, tambourine virtuoso and acclaimed reviver of ancient southern Italian music, Alessandra Belloni, will join world famous master bansuri flautist Steve Gorn in a special performance to celebrate  the Summer Solstice. The artists will blend healing chants, dances and drumming inspired by authentic ancient southern Italian spiritual teachings that honor the Black Madonna, revered in that region as Jesus' mother, Mary, who represents all souls seeking union with the Divine. (more...)

Original Hal Prince Staging of EVITA Announced for South Africa this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2017

Pieter Toerien and David Ian will present a South African season of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical, EVITA, in directed by Broadway legend Harold Prince. The Seven-time Tony Award-winning musical charts the rags-to-riches rise of the First Lady of Argentina, who won the love of her countrymen after marrying military leader-turned-president, Juan Peron. (more...)

BWW Review: SPRING AWAKENING Brings Exquisite Tension to the Warehouse Theatre
by Neil Shurley - May 27, 2017

The Warehouse Theatre's production of Spring Awakening bursts forth from that exquisite tension between shame and desire. (more...)

Luxembourg Signal Back With New Track 'Laura Palmer'
by Caryn Robbins - May 26, 2017

With the release of their first single and debut album on Shelflife in 2014, The Luxembourg Signal quickly found a loyal following among fans of dream pop/indie pop music, and received enthusiastic reviews for their pop sensibilities, angelic vocals and lush soundscapes. (more...)

Visit 7 of NYC's Top Cultural Institutions Free at 39th Annual Museum Mile Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Now celebrating its 39th year, the annual Museum Mile Festival takes place rain or shine on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. (more...)

Guns N' Roses To Continue Thrilling Fans With Newly Added North American Stops On The Not In This Lifetime Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Unstoppable rock music icons Guns N' Roses will electrify fans into the fall, announcing today a series of fifteen additional North American Stadium and Arena stops on their ongoing worldwide Not In This Lifetime Tour.  Produced by Live Nation, the exhilarating global phenomenon is letting fans get closer with a newly added round of arena shows throughout the U.S. and Canada including stops at New York's famed Madison Square Garden and Los Angeles' Forum and Staples Center over Thanksgiving weekend.  In addition to the arena shows, a larger-than-life performance for the people of Little Rock, AK has been added on August 5 at War Memorial Stadium. Tickets for the new Stadium and Arena dates go on sale to the general public starting Saturday, June 3.  Exclusive Guns N' Roses VIP packages available for North American dates at vipnation.com. (more...)

SIX FIGURES Directed by Stacy Traub at Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

ABC's Executive Producer, Stacy Traub (The Real O'Neals, Black-ish) takes on directing, 'SIX FIGURES' the work shopping of new one act plays. These dark comedies explore three couple's very different relationships all in today's social media driven, free world. (more...)

Union Avenue Opera Prepares for 23rd Festival Season, Featuring ALBERT HERRING, CAROUSEL & HANSEL UND GRETEL
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Over 30 artists will make their Union Avenue Opera [UAO] debut during its 23rd Festival Season this summer. (more...)

Toronto Symphony Orchestra Announces 95th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Fresh from a memorable, ambitious tour of Israel and Europe, the intrepid musicians of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) jump back into action. The TSO's 95th season is coming to an end, but the month of June is bursting with highly anticipated events, such as the new, semi-staged production of Kurt Weill's The Seven Deadly Sins; William Walton's mighty Belshazzar's Feast; and Carl Orff's epic Carmina Burana-all part of this season's final instalment of The Decades Project, in partnership with the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). Highlighting the 100th birthday of Ella Fitzgerald, the TSO pays tribute to one of the greatest singers of all time. And the Orchestra presents a nostalgic journey through memorable music from Canadian stage and screen. (more...)

Rare and Important Disney Animation Art and Disneyland Treasures Are Going Up For Auction
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

On June 9th in Los Angeles, Profiles in History will auction off 50 rare Disney theme park cast member attraction costumes. It is the largestcollection to ever be offered at auction. Highlights include, a five piece Haunted Mansion gothic style costume, pictured left, and a four piece, Haunted Mansion, gothic style maid costume, each is estimated to sell for $900 - $1,500. Costumes from almost every Disney attraction are included like, Pirates of the Caribbean, Hall of Presidents, Tomorrowland, Animal Kingdom and they are each estimated to sell in the range of $100 - $800. (more...)

Rare and Important Disney Animation Art and Disneyland Treasures Up For Auction
by Movies News Desk - May 23, 2017

On June 9th in Los Angeles, Profiles in History will auction off 50 rare Disney theme park cast member attraction costumes. I (more...)

New Book Provides Answers to Life's Difficult Questions
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

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Peter Scolari Joins Muny's A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

BroadwayWorld has learned that Peter Scolari will join The Muny's A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum as Pseudolus. Forum is the the third production of its 99th season, which plays July 5-11. (more...)

Photo Flash: SEVEN SPOTS ON THE SUN Celebrates Opening at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The New York premiere of Martin Zimmerman's Seven Spots On The Sun, directed by Weyni Mengesha, presented by Rattlestick Playwrights Theater in collaboration with The Sol Project, celebrated its opening night on May 10. Attendees included Ethan Lipton, Leigh Silverman and Keith Randolph Smith. The opening night party and celebration took place at Macondo West (2 Bank St.), and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

Doctor Exposes Flaws in Popular U.S. Dietary Guidelines
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

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Casting Complete for Summer Run of All-Female JULIUS CAESAR, Set All-Girls High School
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Pocket Universe will present a new, all-female production of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, starring Alyssa May Gold (Arcadia on Broadway, Middle of the Night) as Brutus, Dea Julien (West Side Story 1st Nat'l Tour, Blueprint Specials) as Julius Caesar, Violeta Picayo (BEDLAM's Sense & Sensibility, RadioBABEL) as Mark Antony, Madeline Wolf (Fun Home on Broadway, Normativity) as Cassius, Miranda Cornell (Alter Ego, #Blessed) as Casca, and Amie Tedesco (Lemon Sky, Any Day Now) as Lucius. All other roles will be played by members of the company. (more...)

TLC Premieres New Relationship Series THE SPOUSE HOUSE 7/9
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

TLC is kicking off Summer by spicing up the wedding and relationship genre with a fresh look at marriage on THE SPOUSE HOUSE, a ten-episode series following fourteen singles who each want nothing more than to find their true love and spend the rest of their lives together. THE SPOUSE HOUSE premieres on Sunday, July 9th at 10/9c. (more...)

2017 DAMN THESE HEELS LGBT Film Festival Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Utah Film Center announced today the feature films selected for the 14th annual Damn These Heels Film Festival. Damn These Heels will run July 14 - 16, 2017 at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center and is a celebration of independent, documentary, and foreign films from around the world that explore LGBTQ issues, ideas, and art.  Passes and tickets are now on sale on the Utah Film Center's website. (more...)

Red Sky Performances' 2017 Season Features MIIGIS, ADIZOKAN, and BACKBONE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Red Sky Performance, Canada's leading company of contemporary Indigenous performing arts, founded by executive and artistic director Sandra Laronde, is proud to announce their fall 2017 season of World Premieres featuring three multidisciplinary shows MIIGIS, ADIZOKAN, and BACKBONE. (more...)

The Big HOO-HAA Celebrates Seventh Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

For seven whole earth years The Big HOO-HAA! has been Melbourne's most beloved, longest running and best smelling weekly improv night. (more...)


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Walt Disney & Pixar Animation Studios Announce D23 Expo Programming Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Animation Studios are once again teaming up to bring a jam-packed weekend of announcements, presentations, displays, and giveaways to this year's D23 Expo in Anaheim, California. (more...)

Audience Awards $5K to Local Artists in PianoFight's ShortLived VI
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Five thousand dollars are at stake in the largest audience-judged theater competition in the country, PianoFight's ShortLived VI. Thirty six plays from Bay Area writers, theater companies, sketch groups, and dance troupes vie for the audience's affection over The Seven week competition to crown the Bay Area's best and win $5,000. (more...)

Review Roundup: ANNIE Returns to the West End - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Jun 6, 2017

Last night, Nikolai Foster's revival of Annie opened at the Piccadilly Theatre in London's West End. The production stars Miranda Hart as Miss Hannigan, Alex Bourne as Daddy Warbucks, Holly Dale Spencer as Grace Farrell, Jonny Fines as Rooster and Djalenga Scott as Lily. (more...)

Music From HBO Limited Series BIG LITTLE LIES Coming to CD and Vinyl
by TV News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

ABKCO Music & Records will release BIG LITTLE LIES: Music From the HBO Limited Series on CD June 30, and vinyl on July 28. Released digitally in March by ABKCO, it shot to #1 on the iTunes Soundtracks Chart and #2 on Top Albums U.S. iTunes Chart. (more...)

MetroStar Talent Challenge Takes New Tack for 10th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

The tenth annual "MetroStar Talent Challenge" is giving itself a fresh, new look as it adds two new categories to the career-boosting competition.  This year, in addition to the MetroStar grand prize and its Special Audience Award (which was instituted in 2015), the 2017 edition of the summer tradition is adding an Innovation Award and a Best New Artist Award. (more...)

BWW Review: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE. at City Theatre Of Independence
by Alan Portner - Jun 5, 2017

Now running at the City Theater of Independence is the 2013 Tony winning comedy 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike' by Christopher Durang. Based loosely on charcters and the works of Anton Checkhov, you don't have to be familiar with the Russian writer to get all the jokes. Well, you might need to know a little bit to get all the in-jokes, but the New York critics gave this show a resounding seal of approval. (more...)

James Van Praagh, Stephen Stills & Judy Collins, Patti LuPone on Sale at bergenPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

New show on sale at bergenPAC: James Van Praagh - Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 at 3 p.m.; Stephen Stills & Judy Collins - Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 8 p.m.; Wizards of Winter with Original Members of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra - Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, 8 p.m.; Patti LuPone: Don't Monkey with Broadway - Saturday, April 14, 2018, 8 p.m. (more...)

David Bowie, Prince, Michael Jackson Items & More Set for Profiles in History's Hollywood Auction 89
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Profiles in History is proud to announce theperformance worn costumes from music icons will be going up for auction at their three day, Hollywood Auction 89, next week in Los Angeles. (more...)

Innovations TV Series Airs June 24, 2017 on FOX Business
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

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VIDEO: Emily Skinner Performs POOR UNFORTUNATE SOULS at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Muny Production of THE LITTLE MERMAID. Check out the video below! (more...)

VIDEO: Jason Gotay, Emily Skinner, and Emma Degerstedt and More in Highlights from The Muny's THE LITTLE MERMAID
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Muny Production of THE LITTLE MERMAID. Check out the video below! (more...)

FSLC Announces Talking Pictures: The Cinema of Yvonne Rainer This July
by Movies News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

he Film Society of Lincoln Center presents Talking Pictures: The Cinema of Yvonne Rainer (July 21-27), a comprehensive retrospective of the celebrated dancer/choreographer's film work—the first in New York in over a decade. (more...)

Disney Store to Unveil New Product Collections and Collectibles at D23 Expo 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

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Lisa Palfrey, Hayley Squires, and More Join Young Vic's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Lisa Palfry (Big Mama), Hayley Squires (Mae) and Brian Gleeson (Gooper) with Richard Hansel (Doctor) and Michael J Shannon (Reverend) join the previously announced Sienna Miller (Maggie), Jack O'Connell (Brick) and Colm Meaney (Big Daddy) for the Young Vic production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. (more...)

Sharon Playhouse Sets Star-Studded Casts for 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Sharon Playhouse has announced complete casting for its 2017 Season. The season kicks off with MINOR CHARACTER: SIX TRANSLATIONS OF UNCLE VANYA, created by New Saloon (Morgan Green, Madeline Wise, and Milo Cramer), followed by FAR AWAY by Caryl Churchill (Love and Information). The season will conclude with a new, intimate chamber production of Meredith Willson's THE MUSIC MAN. In a shift that begins this season, Morgan Green (William Shakespeare's Mom) will direct all three productions, showcasing the talents and range of the rising director. (more...)

The Muny's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Sets Creative Team, Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

The Muny announced today its ensemble and design teams for Jesus Christ Superstar, the opening production of its 99th season. Performance dates are set for June 12-18. (more...)

Introducing On the Job Podcast Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

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Lady Antebellum, Hailee Steinfeld & More to Perform on MACY'S 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR on NBC
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

NBC's annual MACY'S 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR celebrates Independence Day in style with epic performances by Lady Antebellum, Brad Paisley, Hailee Steinfeld and additional acts to be announced. Akbar Gbajabiamila, Matt Iseman and Kristine Leahy from NBC's Emmy-nominated “American Ninja Warrior” join as hosts of the broadcast airing Tuesday, July 4 (more...)

Alessandra Belloni presents MUSIC FOR THE BLACK MADONNA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

 Internationally renowned singer, tambourine virtuoso and acclaimed reviver of ancient southern Italian music, Alessandra Belloni, will join world famous master bansuri flautist Steve Gorn in a special performance to celebrate  the Summer Solstice. The artists will blend healing chants, dances and drumming inspired by authentic ancient southern Italian spiritual teachings that honor the Black Madonna, revered in that region as Jesus' mother, Mary, who represents all souls seeking union with the Divine. (more...)

Review Roundup: New York City Opera's ANGELS IN AMERICA
by Review Roundups - Jun 14, 2017

New York City Opera concludes the season with the eagerly anticipated New York premiere of Peter Eotvos's Angels in America, based on the play by Tony Kushner. (more...)

Movie Star News Archive, Photos & More at Profiles in History's Hollywood Auction 89
by Movies News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Profiles in History is proud to announce, the Movie Star News archive of over 1,000,000 Hollywood and entertainment photographs, will be going up for auction during their three day Hollywood Auction 89 in Los Angeles. (more...)

BWW Review: City Opera's ANGELS IN AMERICA Sings in New York Premiere
by Richard Sasanow - Jun 13, 2017

Can an opera's libretto be true to its literary source without being a carbon copy of it? It not only can—it has to be; otherwise, a work like Peter Eotvos's ANGELS IN AMERICA would end up being as long as the four operas of Wagner's Ring Cycle without saying anything new. I knew that Eotvos's work, which had its New York premiere at New York City Opera last weekend, directed by Sam Helfrich, clocked in at around 2 ½ hours, compared to The Seven hours of Tony Kushner's two-part epic. How would it compress all those verbal parries, the humor, the politics, the theatricality, and still be ANGELS? (more...)

Big Apple Circus Star Will Attempt to Break Husband's World Record at Niagara Falls
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

On Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 8:30AM ET, BIG APPLE CIRCUS star Erendira Vazquez Wallenda will attempt to break a World Record (previously set by her husband BIG APPPLE CIRCUS headliner Nik Wallenda) by hanging from a helicopter by her teeth at 300 feet, over Niagara Falls. (more...)

BWW Review: MODERN DANCE THEATER ISTANBUL MINI-FEST Liberates at Fulya Sanat
by Matt Hanson - Jun 12, 2017

A rare event at Fulya Sanat, home of Istanbul State Opera and Ballet's Modern Dance Theater Istanbul (MDTist), is the Mini-Fest, last produced for the stage in 2014, it returned 23-24 May last week with two technique classes, three workshops, a special show and six performances of new choreography.  (more...)

Groundlings Announce New Show THE SEVEN DEADLY SUNDAYS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The Groundlings Theatre's all new sketch comedy show, 'The Seven Deadly Sundays' is just what you've been lusting for. The always hilarious Groundlings, Los Angeles' premiere comedy troupe of 43 years, presents the latest and greatest sketches with new talent from the top level of The Groundlings School. Don't be a sloth, and join in on all the fun The Groundlings has to offer! (more...)

Shawn Colvin to play KiMo Theatre as Part of 20th Anniversary Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

Columbia/Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Shawn Colvin's masterpiece, A Few Small Repairs, with the release of a newly expanded edition of the album on Friday, September 15. (more...)

Cast Announced for MOTHER GOOSE This Christmas at The Lyceum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Sheffield Theatres and Evolution Pantomimes are delighted to announce that Jake Canuso (Mateo from ITV's Benidorm), CBeebies favourite Andy Day (Andy's Dinosaur Adventures) and Sheffield legend Damian Williams will star in Mother Goose at the Lyceum Theatre from Friday 8 December until Sunday 7 January. (more...)

Columbia/Legacy Recordings Releasing 20th Anniversary Edition of Shawn Colvin's 'A Few Small Repairs' on 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Columbia/Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Shawn Colvin's masterpiece, A Few Small Repairs, with the release of a newly expanded edition of the album on Friday, September 15. (more...)

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