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Ted and Liz are a husband and wife whose relationship is explored through New York Times stories that they fantasize as being about them.


Rubicon Theatre Company Presents The Final Play in Arlene Hutton's 'Nibroc Trilogy'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company presents GULF VIEW DRIVE , the third and final play in Arlene Hutton's Nibroc Trilogy, directed by Indy award-winning Katharine Farmer with the same cast reprising their critically-acclaimed roles from the Los Angeles Times "Critic's Choice" productions of Last Train to Nibroc and last season's See Rock City. Lily Nicksay ("Boy Meets World"/The Wild Duck at A Noise Within) and Erik Odom("The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2"/Sons of the Prophet at The Blank) return as May and Raleigh, along with See Rock City featured cast membersClarinda Ross (Spit Like a Big Girl/Steel Magnolias) and Sharon Sharth (Waiting for Grace/ member of Actors Studio and Circle Rep in New York). Joining the cast is returning Rubicon artist Faline England (Crimes of the Heart (Indy Award)/Turn of the Screw (Ovation Nomination). (more...)

BRIC Announces Winter/Spring 2017 Programming at BRIC House
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

In Its Award-Winning Arts Center in Downtown Brooklyn, BRIC Presents and Incubates Fresh Work by Artists and Media-Makers Reflecting NYC's Diversity. (more...)

Extra, Extra! Star-Studded FRONT PAGE Revival Recoups on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that The Front Page recouped its entire $4.875 million capitalization during the week ending Sunday, January 1, making official the show's much discussed smash-hit status. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MARK FELT, SUPERSTAR Celebrates Opening Night
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 9, 2017

When former FBI agent Mark Felt revealed in 2005 that he had been Deep Throat, the secret source who helped Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein bring down President Richard Nixon, he ended one of the most intriguing chapters in the history of journalism (and one of the worst in U.S. politics). (more...)

ROUNDELAY to Tackle Sex in Later Life with Aerial Arts at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Visible Theatre's Roundelay is coming to the Southwark Playhouse from 23rd Feb - 18th March. (more...)

The Ringwald Revives Tony Kushner Play for One Night
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Ringwald Theatre is reviving their production of Tony Kushner's play A Bright Room Called Day for a special one night only reading on January 19, 2017. (more...)

New York Wine Events to Present its 8th Annual NYC Winter Wine Fest in Times Square, Saturday, February 4 at the PlayStation Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

New York Wine Events is pleased to announce that the 8th Annual New York City Winter Wine Festival featuring over 250 wines curated by the experts of Vintry Fine Wines will return to Times Square at the PlayStation Theater (formerly The Best Buy Theater) on Saturday, February 4, 2017. General admission sessions will be held at 3:30-6pm and 8-10:30pm. A special Premium Early Access ticket offers guests the option of walking the extensive food and wine event one hour earlier, commencing at 2:30pm for the afternoon session and 7pm for the evening. (more...)

Off-Broadway Understudy Makes Mad Dash from Wedding Ceremony to Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Proving once again that the show must go on, actress Kathleen Littlefield made a mad dash from her own wedding ceremony to fill in for lead actress Zoe Kazan in Off Broadway's dark comedy LOVE LOVE LOVE. (more...)

Mitch Benn to Take DON'T FEAR THE REAPER on UK Tour This Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Mitch Benn's brand new show, DON'T FEAR THE REAPER, is hitting the road. (more...)

Pipilotti Rist Presents OPEN MY GLADE (FLATTEN) on Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Times Square Arts will break out of Times Square's electronic billboards with artist Pipilotti Rist's Open my Glade (Flatten), 2000-2017, from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in January. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC)and Times Square Arts, and is presented in partnership with the record-breaking survey exhibition Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest, on view at the New Museum through January 15. (more...)

Winter/Spring 2017 Events Announced at SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

South Orange Performing Arts Center has released its lineup for the first half of 2017. See the newly released Winter-Spring events schedule below:  (more...)

York Theatre Company's MARK FELT, SUPERSTAR Begins Performances This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, presents the New2NY presentation of the new musical Mark Felt, Superstar with book, music and lyrics by Joshua Rosenblum (Bush Is Bad, Fermat's Last Tango).  (more...)

'Fake News' Will Take the Stage in THE BIG BROADCAST ON EAST 53RD Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Playlinda Productions presents the World Premiere of Dick Brukenfeld's antic new comedy THE BIG BROADCAST ON EAST 53rd at The TBG Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, NYC. Charles Maryan will direct.  (more...)

BWW Review: ROE at Arena is Fiery, Funny and Heartbreaking
by Hannah Menchhoff - Jan 20, 2017

In Washington D.C. we are at the center of political activity. Today we inaugurate the 45th President of the United States and tomorrow thousands are expected to attend the Women's March on Washington. In light of this, the world premiere of ROE at Arena Stage was all the more timely. (more...)

Love All Around! Renew Your Vows on Valentine's Day in Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

On Valentine's Day, The Times Square Alliance will host a celebration of love and romance during a large vow renewal ceremony on the iconic Red Steps at Duffy Square (46th and Broadway) in Times Square on Tuesday, February 14th, at 6:00 PM. The ceremony is free and open to people of all ages, genders, religions, races and backgrounds. (more...)

Roxy Regional Theatre Joins Over 500 Organizations Across the U.S. in THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

On Thursday, January 19, the Roxy Regional Theatre joined theatre organizations across the country in The Ghostlight Project. At 5:30pm, theatres across all time zones gathered to join in solidarity through the shared commitment to greater inclusion, participation and compassion in our theatres and our communities. (more...)

Surfdog Records Pays Tribute to Dan Hicks with Album Out 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

“Dan Hicks is an American Treasure,” so says Elvis Costello and perhaps half of the music world who worshiped Dan and his timeless tunes. (more...)

Scoop: THE GREAT INDOORS on CBS - Thursday, February 9, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jan 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GREAT INDOORS, airing on CBS on Thursday, February 9, 2017! (more...)

Irish Arts Center Presents MULDOON'S PICNIC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning Irish poet, New Yorker Poetry Editor and pop music lyricist Paul Muldoon returns for his sixth season of monthly words-and-music jamborees, joined by his house band Rogue Oliphant and a stunning lineup of world-class special guests from across the spectrum of music and literature. The series, which takes place at Irish Arts Center (553 West 51st Street, New York) on February 13, March 13 and April 10, will feature guest appearances by some of the biggest names is music and literature, including So Percussion, Lisa Dwan, The Knights, Bill Flanagan, Brenda Shaughnessy, Marie Howe and many more. (more...)

Scoop: THE GREAT INDOORS on CBS - Thursday, January 26, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jan 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GREAT INDOORS, airing on CBS on Thursday, January 26, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: Cleveland Theater Tributes 2016
by Roy Berko - Jan 17, 2017

Greater Cleveland is blessed with a vital theater scene. It has been the purpose of The Times THEATER TRIBUTES, now known as BROADWAY WORLD-CLEVELAND REGIONAL PROFESSIONAL THEATER TRIBUTES (BWW-Cle Theater Tributes), to recognize theatrical experiences that, in the subjective view of this reviewer, were excellent and deserve recognition. (more...)

Over 500 Organizations Join THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT; Broadway Stars Will Gather in Times Square!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

As previously announced, at 5:30pm on January 19, 2017, at sunset the eve of the Inauguration, more than 500 theaters, ensembles and companies, high school and university theater programs will gather across the country to light a light and make a pledge to stand for and protect the values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for everyone - regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. (more...)

BWW Review: Pinky Swear's LIZZIE Rocks the Revenge Musical
by Andrew White - Jan 16, 2017

Just in time for those winter, presidential inaugural blues, Pinky Swear Productions comes along offering the ultimate rock-scream therapy session with Lizzie, a musical dedicated to America's most famous real-life axe-murderer. Not for the faint-of heart, this is a musical that by rights should be featured in this Saturday's women's march, a reminder that women are perfectly capable of getting in their digs (or whacks, as the case may be) when pushed to the edge. (more...)

Matthew Kelly and Felicity Montague to Lead PRIDE AND PREJUDICE at The Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Matthew Kelly and Felicity Montague star in Pride And Prejudice at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, later this month. (more...)

Award-Winning ANGEL Will Return to Holden Street Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

After winning Best Theatre at last year's Adelaide Fringe with Echoes, two-time Fringe First Winner Henry Naylor returns to the Holden Street Theatres (34 Holden Street, Hindmarsh) from 14 February until 19 March for the 2017 Adelaide Fringe with his latest play set in the Middle East, Angel. (more...)

Breaking News: Jennifer Holliday Cancels Performance at Trump Inauguration
by Alan Henry - Jan 14, 2017

Less than a day after The New York Times reported that Jennifer Holliday would be performing at President-Elect Donald Trump's Inauguration on January 19th, the star has now canceled her performance after an outcry from the theatre and LGBT communities.  (more...)

Roamingman Lands on Times Square and Pays New Year Call to Global Chinese
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

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Cast, Creative Team Set for NAPOLI, BROOKLYN Premiere at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, present the world premiere of Napoli, Brooklyn by Meghan Kennedy, directed by Edelstein. (more...)

VIDEO: Jamie T Performs 'Sign of the Times' on LATE LATE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, music guest Jamie T performs 'Sign of The Times' for the studio audience. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

Artists to Kick Off Performances in Washington, DC for Weekend of Protest
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

On Saturday, January 21, in protest of the presidential inauguration and incoming administration, luminaries of the music and art world will gather at The Anti-Ball, a Women's March after-party at the Black Cat in Washington, DC (more...)

Ralph Arbitelle and Paul Arbitelle Release 'Walking with Father'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

'Walking with Father': an inspirational and positive hand-book for understanding God's purpose for people on earth. These writings are the result of prayer and study and, as much as possible, not swayed by the personal ideas of either Ralph or Paul. 'Walking with Father' is the creation of published authors, Ralph Arbitelle and Paul Arbitelle, talented authors and brothers. (more...)

The Ringwald Is Destination Spot For The Ghostlight Project
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Ringwald Theatre is proud to be one of the Michigan theatres participating in The Ghostlight Project on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 5:30 PM. (more...)

Swing-Fueled Cast, Creative Team Complete for Broadway's BANDSTAND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The producers of the new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) and featuring music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, have just announced compete casting and an award-winning design team. (more...)

BWW Interview: Cameron J. Ross Talks Teaching Four-Session Screenwriting Intensive for Esurient Arts
by Katricia Lang - Jan 13, 2017

Cameron J. Ross, a New York-based writer and native Houstonian teaches a four session screenwriting intensive in Houston. Sessions begin this weekend.   (more...)

Darius Campbell Returns to Glasgow to Star in FUNNY GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

West End leading lady Natasha J Barnes and recording artist Darius Campbell lead the cast of Funny Girl which comes to the King's Theatre from Tuesday 30 May until Saturday 3 June as they reprise their roles from the critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre. (more...)

Sheridan Smith Reprises Her Smash-Hit Performance As Fanny Brice Across The UK
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Following critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre, Sheridan Smith will reprise her highly praised performance of Fanny Brice at selected venues for the UK tour of Funny Girl - she is set to perform in Manchester, Milton Keynes, Liverpool, Bristol, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Newcastle, Southampton, Bradford, Southend, Cardiff and Dublin. (more...)

BWW Interview: Julia Hoffmann Is Swinging Across The Country in ONCE
by Christopher Castanho - Jan 12, 2017

Julia Hoffmann is currently swinging her way across the United States in the national tour of 'Once' understudying Girl, Ex-Girlfriend, and Reza. Based on the Academy Award-winning film, the Tony Award-winning musical 'Once' shares the story of how music not only composes melodies but also love between different people from around the globe. With an incredible score by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova and book by Enda Walsh, audiences have been falling (slowly) in love with this beautiful and honest production since its first performance on Broadway in 2012. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for Transport Group's Starry 'EVENING WITH MARY-MITCHELL CAMPBELL' Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Single performance-only tickets are now on sale for Transport Group's benefit, featuring performances from multiple-time Tony, Emmy, and Drama Desk Award nominees Kristin Chenoweth, Jonathan Groff, Titus Burgess, Debra Monk, Sierra Boggess and her sister, Summer Boggess, and Raul Esparza. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for FUNNY GIRL Tour Across The UK and Ireland
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Full casting is announced today for the tour of Funny Girl which enjoyed critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre. (more...)

BLUEBARN Theatre to Take Part in THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

On the evening of January 19, 2017, the BLUEBARN Theatre will join with theatres across the country in a symbolic gesture of unity and inclusion. At 5:30 p.m. in each time zone, members of the theater community will join in a collective, simultaneous action to create light for The Times ahead. The event is open and welcoming to all, regardless of political affiliation or party. (more...)

ESPN College GameDay Basketball Opens 13th Season at Duke, 1/21
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The 13th season of ESPN College GameDay Covered by State Farm will open in Durham, N.C., in advance of the Saturday Primetime presented by AT&T matchup between ACC opponents (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Offering Ticket Lottery in Jacksonville This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a record breaking one-week run in 2015, has announced a lottery ticket policy for the National Tour, which begins January 17, 2017 at The Times-Union Center in Jacksonville and plays a limited one-week engagement through January 22, 2017. (more...)

Scottish Dance Theatre to Present World Premiere of TUTUMCKY Alongside DREAMERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

On Wednesday 4 January Botis Seva arrived in Dundee to start work with Scottish Dance Theatre dancers on his new work TutuMucky which will premiere at Dundee Rep Theatre on Friday 10 February. (more...)

Hannah Yelland to Star in World Premiere of INTELLIGENCE at Arena Stage; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Jacqueline E. Lawton's new political thriller Intelligence makes its world premiere at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Under the direction of Daniella Topol (Round House's Ironbound), Intelligence explores the cost of deception and the consequences of speaking truth to power. Due to popular demand, the production has been extended for one week with eight additional performances and will run February 24-April 9, 2017 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle. (more...)

WATCH: Billy Lewis Jr. Lets Off Some Steam in Video for New Single 'Landslide'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Counterplay Management is pleased to announce the release of the video for “Landslide”, the much anticipated new single from Billy Lewis Jr. (“Glee”, Spring Awakening, Hair). (more...)

BWW Interview: Danny Kornfeld Brings Mark to Life in the RENT Tour
by E.H. Reiter - Jan 10, 2017

Danny Harris Kornfeld is bringing Mark, the narrator and filmmaker in the group, to life every night on the 20th Anniversary tour of RENT, playing at the san Diego Civic Theatre through January 15th, 2017. (more...)

Breaking News: MISS SAIGON Finds Its Complete Broadway Cast; Rehearsals Begin!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Rehearsals begin Thursday, January 12 for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical MISS SAIGON, which will return to its original home, The Broadway Theater (1681 Broadway) beginning performancesWednesday, March 1. The original production of MISS SAIGON opened at the same theater on April 11, 1991 and played there through January 28, 2001. Directed by Laurence Connor (the recent hit revival of LES MISERABLES, School of Rock), the Broadway return of MISS SAIGON will feature four of its London stars, Jon Jon Briones as The Engineer, Eva Noblezada as Kim, Alistair Brammer as Chris and Rachelle Ann Go as Gigi. The cast also includes Katie Rose Clarke as Ellen, Nicholas Christopher as John, Devin Ilaw as Thuy. Lianah Sta. Ana will play the role of Kim at certain performances. MISS SAIGON has its official opening Thursday, March 23. MISS SAIGON will play a limited engagement through January 13, 2018 before launching a North American tour later in the year. (more...)

A Concert with Commentary; Jeffrey Siegel to Perform Schubert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

American pianist Jeffrey Siegel has been a soloist with the world's great orchestras and has collaborated with many of the pre-eminent conductors of our time. In presenting these 'concerts with lively commentary' Mr. Siegel offers comments on the work, the composer, even The Times in which the work was composed and then gives a virtuosic performance of a piano masterpiece. A lively Q&A concludes the concert. His presentations enrich the listening experience for the avid music lover as well as provide an inviting, instantly accessible introduction to great music for those new to classical music. 'An achievement of a sort seldom heard' (New York Times). (more...)

The Office for Creative Research Wins Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

New York - Times Square Arts has announced that The Office for Creative Research is the winner of this year's annual Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition, curated by the Urban Design Forum. Over the last nine years, the Times Square Alliance has invited architecture and design firms to submit proposals for a romantic public art installation celebrating Valentine's Day in Times Square. This year's winning design, We Were Strangers Once Too, will be unveiled on February 7, and remain on view for approximately one month at Father Duffy Square, between 46th and 47th Streets and a few feet away from TKTS and the Red Steps.  (more...)

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Presents Most "Special" Special Events Ever
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts reaches a true milestone by announcing the most added presentations it has EVER offered its 39-year history! For the first time, patrons will enjoy 22 unforgettable and can't-miss events in one extraordinary theatre.  LMT's most spectacular, most star-studded, most "special" special events season ever features everything from superstar comedian Bob Newhart to Vicki Lawrence and Mama; from Classic Albums Live!, showcasing the music of David Bowie and Creedence Clearwater Revival to Sing-Alongs with "Grease" and "Willy Wonka;" also, a National Theatre Live screening of "Amadeus;" country's Terri Clark, legendary Judy Collins; our on-stage Cabaret series; and so much more! There is simply no doubt that 2017 brings something for everyone to enjoy at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts! (more...)

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