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208 W. 41st St.

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The Wall, was adapted by Millard Lampell and is based on John Hersey's novel of the same name.



The Wall tells the inspiring story of forty men and women who escape the dehumanizing horror of the Warsaw ghetto. John Hersey's novel documents the Warsaw ghetto both as an emblem of Nazi persecution and as a personal confrontation with torture, starvation, humiliation, and cruelty.


Aurora Adds Additional Extension Performances of THE REAL THING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Critics and audiences agree: THE REAL THING is the real thing. Aurora Theatre Companyannounces that it will add an additional 2 matinee performances of THE REAL THING, Tom Stoppard's (The Coast of Utopia,Arcadia, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead) timeless comedy about an all-too-witty playwright who succumbs to the emotional ravages he puts his characters through, to the previously announced 7 performance extension.  (more...)

The Opera de Montreal Present World Premiere Of ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL - THE OPERA, 3/11-27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The Opera de Montreal and TD Bank Group are proud to present the world premiere of Another Brick In The Wall - The Opera, based on the words and music of The Wall by Roger Waters, in an operatic version composed by Julien Bilodeau and directed by Dominic Champagne, assisted by Neilson Vignola. (more...)

BWW Review: Humanity's Heartbreak Revealed at OTW's Tragic WOMEN OF TROY
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Feb 23, 2017

In a play more than 2000 years old written by Euripides titled The Trojan Women, Dale Gutzman's Off The Wall Theater (OTW) reimagines their Women of Troy set in the 1920's. Gutzman worked several years to adapt the play inspired by a Don Taylor translation revealing the aftermath of the infamous Trojan War through a women's eyes, the prisoners and refugees shipped to another city. These were the women who survived when their brothers, fathers, husbands and sons were slaughtered by the Athenians, after the legendary Trojan horse 'birthed blood' that flowed into Troy's streets. (more...)

National New Play Network to Premiere 4 Plays at 15 Theaters This Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, announces four Rolling World Premieres: Halftime with Don by Ken Weitzman, Doublewide by Stephen Spotswood, The Arsonists by Jacqueline Goldfinger, and Building The Wall by Robert Schenkkan. The four plays will receive a total of 15 NNPN RWP productions, with each play seeing at least three distinct productions in a discrete 12-month period. (more...)

Mary Boone Gallery to Open Chelsea Location Featuring Allan McCollum
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

On 4 March 2017, Mary Boone Gallery will open at its Chelsea location. The exhibition, show in cooperation with Friedrich Petzel Gallery and curated by Piper Marshall, features three bodies of work by McCollum. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tory Dobrin of TESTOSTERONE AND TUTUS at Overture Center
by Scott Rawson - Feb 22, 2017

Overture Center welcomes Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, also known as The TROCKS, to Overture Hall for one night only on Friday, February 24 at 8 p.m. The program will include Le Lac Des Cygnes, Pas de Six from Esmeralda and Don Quixote. (more...)

Official: Marc Bruni-Helmed TREVOR Musical Will Headline Writers Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Writers Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce the company's 2017-2018 six-show season, opening with the World Premiere of Trevor the musical in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre. (more...)

PERFECT CRIME Will Become First Play in NYC to Hit 30-Year Milestone
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The long-running Off-Broadway show PERFECT CRIME will make history on Tuesday, April 18th becoming the first play in New York City to ever reach a milestone 30th Anniversary. (more...)

NBC's THE WALL Retains 100%; Finishes Within .2 of 'NCIS' for Time Slot Win
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Wall finishes within 0.2 of “NCIS” and the timeslot lead among the Big 4 in adults 18-49 (more...)

THIS IS US Ties for #2 Among Big 4 Telecasts for the Primetime Week of Feb. 13-19 in 18-49
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

NBC has averaged a 1.0 rating in adults 18-49 and 4.6 million viewers overall for the primetime ratings week of Feb. 13-19, according to “live plus same day” viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research, giving the network a #2 finish for the week in total viewers. (more...)

DISNEY PIXAR'S WALL•E & More Part of Freeform's March Funday Programming Event
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Spring is just around the corner, but before you go bouncing into the great outdoors, spend one last lazy weekend with Freeform's Funday programming event filled with your favorite animated classics, starting SATURDAY, MARCH 18, and continuing through SUNDAY, MARCH 19. (more...)

Olympic Medalist Gabe Woodward to Launch Christian University Aquatics Program
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ Gabe Woodward, bronze medalist in the 4x100 meter freestyle at the 2004 Olympics, All-American swimmer and 2001 graduate of USC, joins The Master's University to launch their first ever swimming and diving program for the Fall 2017 season. (more...)

David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE Extends Again at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The Public Theater announced today a two-week extension for the world premiere musical Joan of Arc: Into the Fire. (more...)

Legacy Recordings to Release 'Cover Stories' Album to Benefit War Child This May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

On May 5, Legacy Recordings (a division of Sony Music Entertainment) will release Cover Stories: Brandi Carlile Celebrates 10 Years of The Story An Album to Benefit War Child. (more...)

Utah Symphony Announces FILMS IN CONCERT As Part Of 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Building upon the audience excitement for film screenings  coupled with live orchestra playing the soundtrack, the Utah Symphony proudly announced the creation of a Films in Concert series on its 2017-18 season featuring four orchestra presentations paired with motion pictures on the big screen at Abravanel Hall. (more...)

Anna Deavere Smith Receives George Polk Award for Journalistic Work in NOTES FROM THE FIELD and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Long Island University (LIU) has announced the winners of the 68th annual George Polk Awards in Journalism, continuing the University's longstanding tradition of honoring and celebrating the impact of courageous and authentic journalism on our national and global discourse. (more...)

Interactive Show GARBAGE ISLANDS Sells Out First Performance at New Kids Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Saturday, February 18, Houston's newest downtown hotspot, Rec Room premiered its new interactive kids show, GARBAGE ISLAND, and the response was amazing. (more...)

GAME OF THRONES Live Concert Experience Kicks Off Tonight in Minneapolis
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Enter the world of Westeros with the GAME OF THRONES Live Concert Experience -- an immersive music and visual experience that will bring the Seven Kingdoms to life on a scale never seen before. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Andrew Rannells
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Feb 20, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

The Funk & Soul Weekender Announces Full Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Soundcrash are excited to finally announce the full lineup to the amazing Funk & Soul Weekender. After a sellout first year, they are back this May with an unmissable programme of funk and soul artists past and present. (more...)

Robert Schenkkan's BUILDING THE WALL Will Premiere at Fountain Theatre, Roll Across U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

A new play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle, All the Way, Hacksaw Ridge), written in direct response to the immigration policies of the Trump administration, reveals how those policies might lead to a terrifying, seemingly inconceivable, yet inevitable conclusion. Building The Wall opens at the Fountain Theatre on March 18, the first in a series of productions set to take place at theaters across the U.S. as part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSE
by Ken Fallin - Feb 17, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration, featuring Wallace Shawn, Annapurna Sriram, John Epperson, Matthew Broderick, Larry Pine, Michael Tucker, Jill Eikenberry, and Claudia Shear in EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSE. (more...)

BWW Review: THIS IS OUR YOUTH at Macbeth Studio
by Geoffrey Lawrence - Feb 17, 2017

Imagine stepping off Orange Avenue into the lobby of what feels like an old-time New York Hotel. Then, you take what looks and feels like an old-time elevator up to the ninth floor where you arrive at Macbeth studio. The inside has been transformed to what appears to be the inside of an apartment belonging to a teenager from the 1980s. 'Who Knows the Sun,' by Velvet Underground is playing, and around the room are Frank Zappa posters. You can still hear the sounds coming from Orange avenue, which only adds to the New York feel of the apartment. (more...)

Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' is 1st Album Certified 33x Million; 'Bad' Certified 10 Million
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Michael Jackson's Thriller has become the first album in RIAA Gold & Platinum Program history to be certified 33x Diamond for United States sales and streams (more...)

Liam Forde, Kristoffer Lowe and Natalie Douglas to Headline Cabaret Series at Lynn This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Lynn University and Jan McArt, producer and director of theatre arts program development, today announced that tickets are still available for this season's remaining concerts under the popular Mabel Mercer Foundation's Cabaret at Lincoln Center comes to Live at Lynn series. (more...)

EXHIBITIONISM - THE ROLLING STONES to Debut in Chicago at Navy Pier
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The Rolling Stones' first ever major exhibition, Exhibitionism, delivered by DHL, will make its Chicago debut at Navy Pier on April 15, 2017 and will run a four-month engagement through July 30, 2017, proudly brought to the US by Jackson. (more...)

1st Stage's Critically Acclaimed TREVOR Extended Until 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

1st Stage, Tysons Corner's award-winning professional theater, announces the extension of their critically-acclaimed production of Trevor by Nick Jones, directed by 1st Stage Artistic Director, Alex Levy until March 5.   (more...)

KD Novelties to Publish New Personalized Book After Trump Builds Wall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

KD Novelties is waiting on President's Trump promise of building a wall to release their new personalized children's book. My Adventure with the Presidents of the United States is a personalized book where children meet 10 of the United States Presidents that help him/her with their school assignment. The Presidents interact and teach children what accomplishments they made during their presidency and even tell one of their famous presidential quotes to the child. (more...)

D.L. Stokes Releases 'Six Months Behind The Wall'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

D.L. Stokes, a devoted writer and author, has completed his new book 'Six Months Behind The Wall': a gripping and potent story that captures the emotion and truth behind life in jail. This biography focuses on overcoming life's trials and tribulations. (more...)

Kansas City Repertory Theatre Continues 2016-2017 Season with CONSTELLATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 2016-2017 season with Constellations, directed by Kansas City Repertory Theatre's Artistic Director Eric Rosen. When it comes to this multi-dimensional love story, just how much is written in the stars?  Marianne and Roland's relationship unfolds across time and space in this spellbinding, heartbreaking look at life and love at the intersection of choice and destiny, written by Nick Payne. (more...)

Beatles-Inspired IMAGINE to Play Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The Beatles are one of the most beloved rock bands in history. There's now a show that brings their songs and stories to life - although not by presenting their music. (more...)

THIS IS US Ranks #3 Among Big 4 Telecasts for the Primetime Week 2/6
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

NBC has averaged a 1.0 rating in adults 18-49 and 3.7 million viewers overall for the primetime ratings week of Feb. 6-12, according to “live plus same day” viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Extends Bay Area Premiere of LENI
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Due to popular pre-sale demand, Aurora Theatre Company announces that it will add an additional two weeks of performances for the Bay Area Premiere of Sarah Greenman's wildly creative biographical play, LENI. Jon Tracy (The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity, Breakfast With Mugabe) directs this multi-media play, called "a thought-provoking tour through the world of Nazi propagandist Leni Riefenstahl" by Seattle Weekly. Featuring Stacy Ross (Gidion's Knot, Wilder Times) and Martha Brigham (The How and The Why).  (more...)

Vocal Arts Ensemble To Perform CONSIDERING MATTHEW SHEPARD, 3/4-5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Cincinnati's Vocal Arts Ensemble (VAE), the city's premier professional choral ensemble, will perform the regional premiere of the nationally acclaimed concert-length oratorio Considering Matthew Shepard under the direction of Grammy Award-winning Music Director Craig Hella Johnson, who composed the work. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1) On Wednesday: SEEING STARS IN DIXIE
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 15, 2017

The 2017 season continues at Nashville's historic and iconic Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre with Ron Osborne's Seeing Stars in Dixie, an affectionate comedy set in a small Southern town in 1956, where the film Raintree County - starring Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift, no less - is being shot! (more...)

NBC's THIS IS US Ranks No. 1 for Tuesday Night; Wins 18-49 by +85% Margin
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

On Valentines' Day, NBC wins its seventh straight Tuesday in adults 18-49 and also leads in most other key demographics, paced by the #1 show of the night in adults 18-49, “This Is Us.” (more...)

Drew Barrymore to Narrate Ellen DeGeneres' FIRST DATES, Premiering on NBC 4/7
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

What better time than Valentine's Day for NBC to announce it has set Friday, April 7 (8 p.m. ET/PT) as the premiere for executive producer Ellen DeGeneres' new series FIRST DATES (more...)

NBC's THIS IS US Ranks No. 3 Among Primetime Programs on Big 4 in Key Demo
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

NBC has averaged a 1.0 rating in adults 18-49 and 3.7 million viewers overall for the primetime ratings week of Feb. 6-12, according to “live plus same day” viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research. (more...)

Finale of NBC's CELEBRITY APPRENTICE Maintains 100% of Last Week's Rating in A18-49
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

NBC's THE CELEBRITY APPRENTICE (0.9/3 in 18-49, 3.4 million viewers overall from 9-10 p.m. ET) maintains 100% of last week's rating in adults 18-49 (more...)


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The Elephant Theatre Company presents GOD'S WAITING ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The Elephant Theatre Company presents Robert Austin Rossi's heartfelt World Premiere dramaGod's Waiting Room where prejudices collide with the past and present in issues of sexuality, religion, intolerance and love. Renowned Los Angeles theatre Director, David Fofi directs this award-winning cast. LA stage veterans Kathleen Garrett stars along with Jeremy Glazer, Mark Adair-Rios, Randy Vasquez and Charlie Pacello. (more...)

BWW Review: MOVING ARTS ESPAÑOLA's Youth Share Their Story at United World College's Annual Conference
by Devon Hoffman - Feb 13, 2017

This was our first ever 'tour,' our first time outside the dome theater where we conducted our Monday-Wednesday after-school drama program. The beautiful Moving Arts Performance Center where we rehearse (a transformed casino gambling hall) is a testament to what is possible in Española, but our theater remains a distinct contrast to UWC's sprawling high-tech campus just outside Las Vegas, New Mexico. This campus features a gigantic castle on a hill, a gym, a fully-equipped big proscenium theater…and is home to several hundred students and teachers from throughout the world. (more...)

THE BIG BROADCAST ON EAST 53RD Adds Weekend Show to Make Up for Snow Storm Closure
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Dick Brukenfeld's new comedy THE BIG BROADCAST ON EAST 53rd currently playing at The TBG Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, NYC, has added a performance on Saturday, February 18 at 3 PM to replace the February 9th show, which was canceled due to the snow storm.  (more...)

Scoop: MAN WITH A PLAN on CBS - Monday, March 6, 2017
by TV Scoop - Feb 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on MAN WITH A PLAN, airing on CBS on Monday, March 6, 2017! (more...)

Maddie Jo Landers, Laura Lapidus, Alec Silberblatt and Amos VanderPoel to Star in BAD JEWS at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

George Street Playhouse today announced the cast of Bad Jews, the smash hit comedy by Joshua Harmon, on stage March 21-April 9, 2017, at the New Brunswick theatre. (more...)

Planet Fitness Will Present $2,500 to Boys & Girls Clubs to Celebrate Opening of 10th Kansas City Area Location
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

Planet Fitness Kansas City is proud to announce the opening of its 10th location in the KC metro area. The new 27,000 square foot club opened in mid-January at 2415 Northeast Vivion Road in place of the former Sun Fresh grocery store, and is offering grand opening memberships for just $1 down and $10 a month with no commitment through Friday, February 24. (more...)

'ROBOT PLANET RISING', WIESENTHAL and More Set for AT&T Performing Arts Center's Off Broadway On Flora 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center announced today the Off Broadway On Flora 2017 season. (more...)

Buyer Could Save Bankrupt Big Apple Circus; Show to Return for the Holidays?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

The Big Apple Circus could be back for the holidays in New York City, following a successful auction. (more...)

BWW Recap: Everyone's Got Secrets on this Week's GREY'S ANATOMY
by Lauren Gienow - Feb 10, 2017

Last night's episode of GREY'S ANATOMY was all about secrets—specifically the deep dark personal secrets that are just too revealing to tell anybody. The episode was aptly titled “None of Your Business”. Several characters navigated romantic, professional and familiar relationships while keeping a secret close to the chest. By the end of the episode, most of those secrets remained unspoken. This might seem frustrating to viewers who just want our favorite characters to open up and share…but at the same time, it is pretty darn realistic. (more...)

Red Carpet Arrivals for 23rd Production of The Reel Awards Presented by International Celebrity Images
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

International Celebrity Images presents the 23rd Production of THE REEL AWARDS, an entertaining two and a half-hour tongue in cheek parody, spoof, and tribute to the real Academy Awards on Monday, February 20, 2017 at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, 129 East Fremont Street, in Las Vegas, NV  89101. (more...)

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