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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.


WWFM The Classical Network to Air New Jersey Symphony Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

In a new partnership, WWFM The Classical Network will air New Jersey Symphony Orchestra concert broadcasts on Friday, March 31; Thursday, April 27; and Friday, June 2. Each broadcast airs at 8 pm on 89.1 FM and streams simultaneously online at www.wwfm.org. The programs will feature music by Tchaikovsky, Haydn, Strauss and more in performances led by Music Director Xian Zhang, recorded live at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. Webcasts will become available for on-demand listening on the NJSO and WWFM websites. (more...)

Off-Broadway's NewYorkRep and The Telling Company Join Forces
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

NewYorkRep and The Telling Company have joined forces, now to be known as the 'new' NewYorkRep. Under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Markus Potter and Executive Director Gayle Damiano Waxenberg, NewYorkRep produces new plays and musicals that inspire and compel social change by telling stories that expose the travesty and beauty of our humanity. (more...)

BWW Review: PUNK ROCK at The Odyssey Theatre Gets Top Marks for a Jolly Good Show
by George Brietigam - Mar 27, 2017

This show is the very definition of a slow burning candle. More aptly put, a slow burning candle whose wick winds up being connected to a thousand pounds of dynamite that blows your face off without any warning. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 3/27/2017
by - Mar 27, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 3/27/2017. (more...)

Mike Daisey, Bebe Buell, Lisa Lisa and More Coming Up This Spring at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, March 29 - April 9, 2017. Scroll down for details, and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Miriam Shor
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Mar 27, 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...)

Aurora Theatre Company presents U.S. Premiere of Steve Waters' TEMPLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Aurora Theatre Company presents the U.S. Premiere of British playwright Steve Waters'(World Music, The Contingency Plan) hit play, TEMPLE. Aurora Artistic Director Tom Ross (Mud Blue Sky, A Bright New Boise, Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance) helms this thought-provoking new play, featuring Paul Whitworth, Sylvia Burboeck, J. Michael Flynn, Sharon Lockwood, Leontyne Mbele-Mbong, and Mike Ryan. TEMPLE plays April 14 through May 14 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

ImprovBoston Presents THE IMPROVISED POWERPOINT MYSTERIES: MIKE AND HIS FRIENDS SAVE THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Former ImprovBoston Mainstage Performer Mike Morrell creates a Powerpoint presentation with off-the-wall images for his friends to deliver. The catch? His friends have never seen the slides before. Luckily, they're all veteran Boston improvisers. Audiences will find the comedy in most non-performers' worst nightmare: being totally and hilariously unprepared for the big presentation. The Improvised Powerpoint Mysteries: Mike and His Friends Save the World turns the stage into a boardroom on April 7th at ImprovBoston - for one night only. (more...)

Laurie Berkner Adds New Show of 'Relaxed Performance' at Princeton's McCarter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

In addition to children's music superstar Laurie Berkner's previously scheduled 3:00 p.m. family show with her band on Saturday, April 29 at the McCarter Theatre Center, 91 University Place, Princeton, NJ, Laurie will give a special, solo 'relaxed performance' at 11:00 a.m. on the same day. (more...)

BUILDING THE WALL Added to Triangle's Line Up
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

Triangle is joining other theatres around the US as a rolling roll out of a Word Premiere play. (more...)

Pidgin Culture Concert Series Presents Debut of Intercultural FOUR OCEANS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

 Pidgin Culture presents the debut of Four Oceans, a trio exploring ritualistic forms of interplay in an improvised context on Thursday, March 30th at 7pm at National Sawdust. A new group, it combines the talents of Old Time Relijun frontman Arrington De Dionyso, Rupert Huber of the famous Viennese trip-hop duo Tosca, and globetrotting drummer/composer Lukas Ligeti. De Dionyso, who is also a painter, performs on bass clarinet and various Indonesian traditional instruments; Huber, on piano and electronics, and Ligeti, on drums. Together, they explore new sonic spaces, evoking distant or nonexistent traditions, references to forgotten or freely invented cultures, and sounds that transport the listener to fantastic worlds the rest of us will never see. It is a music of sparse determination and internal revolution. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 25, 2017
by - Mar 25, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW REVIEW: A Farce For A New Age, THE HOMOSEXUALS OR 'FAGGOTS' Is Both Hilarious And Enlightening
by Jade Kops - Mar 25, 2017

Reviving a genre for a new era, Declan Greene's THE HOMOSEXUALS OR 'FAGGOTS' presents a farce where the taboo is less being caught in a compromising position but rather being caught with a compromising opinions. (more...)

FLYING, ALMOST HEAVEN, and More Lead Chenango River Theatre's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2017

The greater Binghamton area's longest running Equity theatre will kickoff its 11th season with a world premiere production, followed by the regional premiere of a musical featuring the music of John Denver, plus a classic comedy and finally a compelling drama about a quintessential American family caught in an unexpected situation.  (more...)

Radio Flyer's Short Film TAKING FLIGHT Receives Emmy Nomination
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Chicago-based Radio Flyer is proud to announce its animated short film Taking Flight was nominated for a 2017 Daytime Emmy Award in two categories, Outstanding Special Class Animated Program and Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - COME BACK LITTLE SHEBA
by Ken Fallin - Mar 24, 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 Heather Mac Rae & Joseph Kolinski in Transport Group's COME BACK LITTLE SHEBA, which is playing in rotation with PICNIC. (more...)

World-Class Jazz Saxophonist Chris Potter Heads For Warrington
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

???????World-class soloist, accomplished composer and formidable bandleader, saxophonist Chris Potter has emerged as a leading light of his generation. (more...)

Jodie Prenger in 30th Anniversary Production of Willy Russell's SHIRLEY VALENTINE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

???????Willy Russell's heart-warming comedy Shirley Valentine premiered in 1986 and took the world by storm. In celebration of its 30th anniversary the first major revival of this national treasure will visit the Lyceum Theatre from Monday 24 - Saturday 29 April on its UK tour, starring much loved actress Jodie Prenger as Shirley. (more...)

Announces Cast of SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Independence Community Theater will present the musical 'Songs for a New World', Friday and Saturday at 8PM, May 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20 and 2PM, Sunday May 14, 2017. (more...)

Casting Announced for Irish Rep's World Premiere of REBEL IN THE SOUL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced full casting for the world premiere of REBEL IN THE SOUL, a new play by Larry Kirwan (Liverpool Fantasy). (more...)

BWW Review: Suzanne Vega Burns Bright Singing McCullers Songs at Cafe Carlyle
by Troy Frisby - Mar 23, 2017

Suzanne Vega is not a firecracker; she's a sparkler. In the first night of her run at Cafe Carlyle on March 15---since the previous day's show was nixed due to a rude winter storm named Stella---Vega was dazzling, but in the smallest, most personal way possible. Getting up onstage, she spoke with the calm, reassuring but controlled tone of a therapist or a meditation coach. While that may not sound like a great recipe for a stage persona, Vega's stripped-down performance bordered on hypnotic. (more...)

Tmesis Theatre Reveals Exciting Performance Programme For Physical Fest 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

???????Tmesis Theatre is pleased to confirm the return of Physical Fest 2017! (more...)

The Laurie Berkner Band 'Greatest Hits Tour' Comes to Princeton This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Best-selling children's recording artist and preschool television favorite Laurie Berkner and The Laurie Berkner Band are thrilled to return to Laurie's home town with a 'Greatest Hits' concert for families (more...)

Ain Gordon & Josh Quillen's RADICALS IN MINIATURE to Premiere at BAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) presents a World Premiere from playwright and director Ain Gordon, written and directed in partnership with percussionist and composer Josh Quillen. (more...)

Broadway Smash-Hit MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Open at Georgia Ensemble Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, will finish up its 24thseason with Million Dollar Quartet, the smash-hit Tony Award-winning musical inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock 'n' roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. Based on a true event, the production runs April 6th through 23rd, 2017 at the theatre's home in the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. Chris Damiano, as both Director and Music Director is at the helm of this fast-paced Broadway musical that serves up all the hits we know and love. Million Dollar Quartet is graciously sponsored by The Malon D. Mimms Company and Synovus/The Bank of North Georgia and is a co-production with The Atlanta Lyric Theatre. (more...)

Rebel and Misfits Brings SEX WITH STRANGERS to St. Louis
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Rebel and Misfits Productions is thrilled to announce 'Sex with Strangers,' its first project in a new series called 'An Intimate Theatre Project.' The provocative and timely play comes from Laura Eason (House of Cards) and will be directed by New York City's Michelle Bossy. The event runs March 30 through April 15 at a private home in the Central West End (4632 McPherson Avenue). Starting nightly at 8pm, each performance will seat a small, intimate audience of approximately 50 people. (more...)

Carole J. Bufford Returns to Feinstein's/54 Below with YOU DON'T OWN ME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Carole J Bufford in You Don't Own Me: The Fearless Females of 1960s on April 4, May 6, June 12, and July 6. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Michael Blakemore Talks Musical THE LIFE
by Marianka Swain - Mar 22, 2017

Michael Blakemore's stellar directing career encompasses everything from landmark productions at the National, where he was associate director, to West End and Broadway hits. He was the first director to win a Tony Award for both Best Director of a Play and a Musical in the same year (for Michael Frayn's Copenhagen and Kiss, Me Kate). Now, he's helming the long-awaited UK premiere of Cy Coleman musical The Life - a gritty exploration of 1980s New York's underbelly - which he first directed on Broadway in 1997. The show begins previews at Southwark Playhouse on 25 March. (more...)

Michele Pawk, Jonathan Hadary, Lenny Wolpe to Lead Project Shaw's YOU NEVER CAN TELL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continues its 12th Season when it presents its 122nd concert presentation with Shaw's 1897 romantic comedy of errors You Never Can Tell on Monday, April 17 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Carole J. Bufford to Bring 'Fearless Females' to Feinstein's/54 Below in 'YOU DON'T OWN ME'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Carole J Bufford in You Don't Own Me: The Fearless Females of 1960s on April 4, May 6, June 12, and July 6. (more...)

'MINOR CHARACTER', FAR AWAY and THE MUSIC MAN Highlight Sharon Playhouse's Director-Driven 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Sharon Playhouse has announced 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 Wilson's THE MUSIC MAN. (more...)

Scott Gibson Takes LIFE AFTER DEATH on the Road This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Following a debut season at London's iconic Soho Theatre, Award-winning Scottish comic Scott Gibson is taking his critically-lauded, sold-out Edinburgh Festival Fringe show, Life After Death, out on the road in 2017. (more...)

Writers Theatre presents THE MYSTERY OF LOVE & SEX
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, continues its 2016/17 season with The Mystery of Love & Sex written by Bathsheba Doran and directed by Marti Lyons. The production runs April 5 - July 2, 2017 in The Gillian Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Rec Room Arts' Hit Kids Show Premieres All New Second Episode: GARBAGE ISLAND Episode 2 Opens April 8th
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Parents, we heard you loud and clear: You want more GARBAGE ISLAND! Rec Room Arts' newest, original production, GARBAGE ISLAND, an original live sketch show for children ages 2 - 6, opened in February and ran to sold-out crowds for 4 weeks straight. The response was fantastic! Houston parents lined up out the door to give their children the opportunity to enjoy the wacky characters and sustainability-themed 30-minute performance, while they enjoyed a break…and a mimosa. (more...)

Lawrence Schulman To Speak On Judy Garland At Witherle Memorial Library
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Award-winning music producer, critic and translator Lawrence Schulman will give a talk on Judy Garland, entitled "Moments of Magic," at Witherle Memorial Library in Castine, Maine on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 2 P.M. Admission is free. The one-and-a-quarter hour talk will examine Judy Garland's life and career, and feature nine audio-video clips, to be followed by a question and answer. Schulman will endeavor to answer the question: "If I had just one hour to convince you of Judy Garland's place in classic American popular music, what film and television performances would I choose?" (more...)

Boise State Music Department & Morrison Center Bring Dominic Armstrong to Boise
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

On Sunday, April 9th, at 7:30 pm, the Boise State University Choirs and Orchestras will present an all-Mozart celebration, featuring Mozart's stunning Requiem. Also featured on this concert will be two Mozart arias performed by the celebrated tenor Dominic Armstrong. (more...)

BWW Review: MRS. PACKARD: Nevertheless, She Persisted
by Nancy Grossman - Mar 21, 2017

Before Senator Elizabeth Warren, another Elizabeth spoke out, despite being warned and threatened with commitment to an insane asylum. Bridge Repertory Theater, in a co-production with Playhouse Creatures, presents Emily Mann's MRS. PACKARD, a drama inspired by true events, chronicling one woman's fight for the right to freely express her opinion, even if it differed from that of her husband. Under the direction of Emily Ranii, a cast of eighteen actors, lead by Olivia D'Ambrosio, Joseph Rodriguez, and Steven Barkhimer, stages a vivid and compelling interpretation of Mann's play. (more...)

Cast Announced for World Premiere of BALLAST at Diversionary
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Diversionary has announced casting for the World Premiere of BALLAST by Georgette Kelly. This highly poetic play explores the waking and dream lives of two trans and cisgender couples as they come to terms with the new lives they find themselves in. (more...)

Off-Broadway's THE FANTASTICKS to Close this June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

 Producers of Off-Broadway's THE FANTASTICKS have announced that the long runningmusical will close on June 4, 2017   - in its the 57th year. The production originally opened in 1960. (more...)

THE OUTER SPACE, The Skivvies, Mike Daisey and More Coming Up This Spring at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, running March 22 - April 2, 2017. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Tony Shalhoub
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Mar 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...)

Asolo Rep and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory Proudly Announce their 2017-18 Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

On Monday, March 20, 2017, Asolo Rep and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training proudly announced their 2017-18 seasons in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Crest Theatre Presents the 'On the Road' Version of Jim Caruso's CAST PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Crest Theatre is proud to announce the return of Jim Caruso's Cast Party with Billy Stritch at the piano. The event will take place on Thursday, March 23 at 8:00pm at the Crest Theatre in Old School Square, 51 North Swinton Avenue in Delray Beach, FL. (more...)

Lakewood Playhouse Announces It's Line Up for Season 79!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to announce its 79th Season of Shows! It's a season filled with Laughter, Mystery, Literature, and Stories That Touch the Heart. This year includes Five Premiers that have never been seen at the Lakewood Playhouse!   (more...)

Statler Brother Singer Jimmy Fortune 'Sings the Classics' on Upcoming Album
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Jimmy Fortune, a Country Music Hall of Fame inductee and member of the legendary Statler Brothers, has just completed an all-new recording, Jimmy Fortune: Sings the Classics. (more...)

Immersive Show DYNAMIC ALPINE SEXUAL Headed to Umbrella Factory This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Umbrella has announced the world premiere production of DYNAMIC ALPINE S-XUAL (DAS), in an exclusive limited engagement at The Umbrella Factory (200 Morgan Avenue, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11237). Created by and starring Jordan Sarah, performances begin Friday, March 31 and continue through Saturday, April 1. (more...)


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Photo Flash: Urgent Call to Action BUILDING THE WALL will Premiere at Fountain Theatre, Roll Across US
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 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 onMarch 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...)

The NNPN Rolling World Premiere of BUILDING THE WALL by Robert Schenkkan Kicks Off at Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, celebrates the first opening of the Rolling World Premiere of Building The Wall by Robert Schenkkan. The latest play from the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright will Roll, with the support of Paul Prokop, through Core Members Fountain Theatre (Los Angeles, CA; March 18-May 21, 2017), Curious Theatre Company (Denver, CO; April 4-19, 2017), and Borderlands Theater (Tucson, AZ; September 20-October 18), as well as Associate Members Forum Theatre (Washington, DC; April 27-May 27, 2017) and City Theatre (Miami, FL; September 20-October 8, 2017). (more...)

NBC Sets Summer Schedule Reality, Comedy and Drama
by TV News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Building on the momentum of another highly successful season in which NBC once again ranks #1 in adults 18-49, the network has announced the rollout of an ambitious summer schedule that includes the premiere of new dance competition series “World of Dance” with judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough, NE-YO and host/mentor Jenna Dewan Tatum; the return of the #1 show of summer, “America's Got Talent,” with new host Tyra Banks; and the network's obstacle course sensation, “American Ninja Warrior.” (more...)

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