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Edison Theatre (New York, NY)
240 W. 47th St.

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An English/Yiddish revue.

BWW Interview: The Original Tom Jones Still Improving on His THE FANTASTICKS 50+ Years Later
by Gil Kaan - Sep 7, 2016

The latest production of the classic THE FANTASTICKS arrived at The Pasadena Playhouse September 6, 2016, directed by Seema Sueko. With the book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt, THE FANTASTICKS was awarded the Tony Honor for Excellence in Theatre in 1991, in its 33rd year of its 42-year Off-Broadway run (17,162 performances!). (more...)

THOSE WERE THE DAYS, FIRST DATE, SINATRA FOREVER and More Set for Broadway Palm's 2014-15 Season, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Broadway Palm's 2014-2015 Season includes eight main stage productions, five productions in The Off Broadway Palm, four Children's Theatre productions and six concerts. (more...)

Broadway Palm Opens Season with THOSE WERE THE DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Broadway Palm opens its 22nd Season with Those Were the Days playing now through October 4, 2014. This entertaining musical comedy revue will take you back in time to the 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s. Broadway Palm is offering a "Season Opener Special" and all tickets are just $45 for dinner and the show. (more...)

Encompass New Opera Theatre to Honor Barbara Cook & Lee Adams at National Arts Club
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

Encompass New Opera Theatre (Nancy Rhodes, Artistic Director) and Gala Honorary Chairs Sheldon Harnick, Charles Strouse, and Maury Yeston will honor legendary Broadway performer BARBARA COOK - on the exact day of her 88th Birthday - and lyricist LEE ADAMS (Bye Bye Birdie, Golden Boy, Applause)  with a star-studded musical salute on Sunday, October 25. (more...)

Tony-Nominated Eleanor Reissa Will Direct New Yiddish Rep's GOD OF VENGEANCE Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

The Tony-nominated director Eleanor Reissa is set to helm New Yiddish Rep's contemporary staging of Sholem Asch's notorious drama 'God of Vengeance' at La MaMa this winter. The Yiddish language production's Off-Broadway opening is on Christmas Day, Sunday December 25 at 7:30pm with previews beginning Thursday December 22.  It will run for five weeks and 33 performances through Sunday January 22. (more...)

Michael Lanning, Alison Lory, and Sam Sherwood Bring 'THOSE WERE THE DAYS' to 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Michael Lanning, Alison Lory, and Sam Sherwood in 'Those Were the Days, A Music Celebration of the '60s tonight, September 26th at 9:30pm. (more...)

Christa Scott Reed and Lori Wilner Join Richard Dreyfuss in RELATIVITY at TheaterWorks; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

TheaterWorks announced today the full cast and creative team for RELATIVITY, a new play by Mark St. Germain directed by Rob Ruggiero. (more...)

Richard Dreyfuss Stars in RELATIVITY, Starting Tonight at TheaterWorks
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

TheaterWorks presents RELATIVITY, a new play by Mark St. Germain directed by Rob Ruggiero. RELATIVITY is the first show of TheaterWorks 31st Season and will run tonight, October 7, through November 13, 2016. (more...)

NYTF to Take on Restored Operetta THE GOLDEN BRIDE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene [NYTF] presented the citywide mega-festival KulturfestNYC this past summer. Now, entering into its 101st season and inaugural year in residency at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, NYTF takes on the rediscovered and restored Yiddish American Operetta The Golden Bride, playing December 2, 2015, through January 3, 2016, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, NYC. Pre-sale tickets are now available and can be purchased by calling (866) 811-4111 or visiting www.nytf.org. (more...)

BWW Review: GLENN ROSENBLUM a Smash Cabaret Hit at Rockwell
by Don Grigware - Oct 26, 2016

Actor and President of Celebrity Access, Inc Glenn Rosenblum performed his one-man cabaret Glenn Rosenblum Is 'the Musical Man' at Rockwell Table and Stage Monday October 24 to a packed house of adoring fans. Reminding one a little bit of actor James Coco, who had an undeniably infectious sensitivity and sense of humor, Rosenblum took the stage with great ease, sat on a stool by the piano and proceeded to tell his story. First, of course, there was a full overture of Broadway tunes, under the baton of musical director David J. Kaminski at the piano, Jon Butterworth on percussion and Josh Nyback on bass. The three musicians were terrific. (more...)

Malcolm Gets & Ted Keegan to Join Tribute to Barbara Cook & Lee Adams, 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

Malcolm Gets (Tony Award nominee for Amour) and Ted Keegan (Star of Broadway's Phantom of the Opera) have joined the lineup for the Encompass New Opera Theatre (Nancy Rhodes, Artistic Director) gala to honor legendary Broadway performer BARBARA COOK and lyricist LEE ADAMS (Bye Bye Birdie, Golden Boy, Applause) with a star-studded musical salute on Sunday, October 25. (more...)

CREAM 1966-1972 Vinyl Boxed Set of Studio and Live Recordings to Be Released 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Universal Music Enterprises is proud to present Cream: 1966 – 1972, Cream's six studio and live LPs brought together in a boxed set for the first time. (more...)

Casting Complete for New Yiddish Rep's GOD OF VENGEANCE at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Casting is now complete for New Yiddish Rep's highly anticipated 'God of Vengeance,' which begins previews for a five-week Off-Broadway run at La MaMa, 74A East 4th Street, starting December 22. It opens on Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25 at 7:30pm. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 7, 2015
by - Nov 7, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene to Stage First Revival of THE GOLDEN BRIDE in 70 Years
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

Now entering its 101st season, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene [NYTF] will present the first contemporary revival of the lost Yiddish American operetta classic THE GOLDEN BRIDE (Di Goldene Kale). (more...)

First Off-Broadway Revival of THE GOLDEN BRIDE Begins Performances This Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

Now entering its 101st season, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene [NYTF] will present the first contemporary revival of the lost Yiddish American operetta THE GOLDEN BRIDE (Di Goldene Kale).  Featuring a cast of 20 and an orchestra of 14, this rare glimpse back into musical theater history begins previews December 2 as part of NYTF's inaugural year in residency at the Museum of Jewish Heritage [MJH]. The production marks the first long-running, full-scale production hosted at the Museum's 375-seat Edmond J. Safra Hall, which will be specially transformed for this ambitious event. Opening night is slated for Wednesday, December 9. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rebecca Luker, Ted Keegan, Sheldon Harnick and More Tribute Barbara Cook & Lee Adams
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Encompass New Opera Theatre held a gala to honor legendary Broadway performer BARBARA COOK and lyricist LEE ADAMS (Bye Bye Birdie, Golden Boy, Applause) with a star-studded musical salute on Sunday, October 25. BroadwayWorld has photos from the evening below! (more...)

Folksbiene's LIGHT UP THE NIGHT: a Concert of Yiddish Theater Composers
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

 To ring in the New Year, on January 1 National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) will present 'Light Up The Night,' a concert of rediscovered and restored pre- and post-WWII music from the theatrical works of the great composers of the Golden Age of Yiddish Theater.  These include Ellstein, Goldfaden, Olshanetsky, Rumshinsky and Secunda.  All are leading songwriters from the era of 'The Golden Bride,' which was presented by Folksbiene Theatre in 2015 and 2016.  The cast will feature performers who were acclaimed in that production, backed by a 16-piece orchestra.  The production is in Yiddish with projected supertitles.  The full concert will be offered twice, at 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM, in Edmond J. Safra Hall at Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene to Host Gala Performance of THE GOLDEN BRIDE Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

Now entering its 101st season, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene [NYTF] will honor David S. and Sylvia Steiner (joint lead producers on Golda's Balcony starring Tovah Feldshuh for Broadway and Film) at a Gala performance of the lost 1923 Yiddish American Operetta classic THE GOLDEN BRIDE on December 8 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. (more...)

Allenberry Playhouse to Present SHOUT! THE MOD MUSICAL, 5/13-6/14
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

The 60s swing with vintage British pop music faves in Shout! The Mod Musical at Allenberry Playhouse from May 13 through June 14. Allenberry's production is directed by Artistic Director Ryan Gibbs, with choreography by Dann Dunn (Allenberry's The Marvelous Wonderettes) and music direction by Harrison Beck (Broadway: The Visit). (more...)

Adam Heller, Lori Wilner and More to Star in Goodspeed Musicals' FIDDLER ON THE ROOF; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Goodspeed Musicals will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof with an inspiring new production beginning June 27th at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Fiddler on the Roof will be sponsored by The Shops at Mohegan Sun. [Official Press Opening will be July 16, 2014] (more...)

Allenberry Playhouse Presents SHOUT! THE MOD MUSICAL, Now thru 6/14
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

The 60s swing with vintage British pop music faves in Shout! The Mod Musical at Allenberry Playhouse from tonight, May 13 through June 14. Allenberry's production is directed by Artistic Director Ryan Gibbs, with choreography by Dann Dunn (Allenberry's The Marvelous Wonderettes) and music direction by Harrison Beck (Broadway: The Visit). (more...)

Adam Heller, Lori Wilner and More Star in Goodspeed Musicals' FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Goodspeed Musicals will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof with an inspiring new production beginning tonight, June 27th at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Fiddler on the Roof will be sponsored by The Shops at Mohegan Sun. [Official Press Opening will be July 16, 2014] (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Goodspeed's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2014

Goodspeed Musicals will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof with an inspiring new production beginning June 27th at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Fiddler on the Roof will be sponsored by The Shops at Mohegan Sun. [Official Press Opening will be July 16, 2014]. Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Adam Heller and the Cast of Goodspeed's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Goodspeed Musicals will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof with an inspiring new production beginning June 27th at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Fiddler on the Roof will be sponsored by The Shops at Mohegan Sun. [Official Press Opening will be July 16, 2014]. Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Star Joins Cast of Off-Broadway's THE GOLDEN BRIDE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

Rachel Zatcoff (coming directly from a run as Christine in Phantom of the Opera on Broadway) has joined the cast of THE GOLDEN BRIDE (Di Goldene Kale), which returns for a limited Off-Broadway engagement beginning July 4th. As originally presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene [NYTF] in December of 2015, the production was nominated for 2 Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Revival of a Musical. Featuring a cast of 20 and an orchestra of 14, this rare glimpse back into musical theater history will run through August 28 at The Museum of Jewish Heritage's Edmond J. Safra Hall. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Artistry and Prudence - William Mason, Part 2
by Erica Miner - Jul 8, 2014

Clearly the people at SDO can learn a lot from William Mason. (more...)

URINETOWN, AS YOU LIKE IT, 21 & More Set for Point Park's Conservatory Theatre Company's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company will produce five works, including the world premiere of a new musical about the life of the legendary Pittsburgh Pirates Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente, in the 2014-2015 season. (more...)

How To Survive A Heat Dome: Escape To The Palm Beaches For Culture & Comfort
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

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Sara Beatrice Sober Recounts 'Those Were the Days My FriendI Thought They'd Never End'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Author Sara Beatrice Sober invites everyone to follow her true story of how she made it on her own with courage, determination, and a great idea. She shares about her education, travels around the world, and journey to becoming a famous designer and entrepreneur.She now opens her diary to all through the pages of her autobiography, Those Were the Days My FriendI Thought They'd Never End. (more...)

Blue Umbrella Productions Presents DREAMBOYS, 8/2-10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

In January 2000, three men took to the stage at the Bryant-Lake Bowl in an unassuming and intimate revue called 'Unexpected Songs' featuring music made famous by the women of Broadway. Five incarnations, fourteen years, two additional cast members, and one name change later, an updated iteration of that modest little show, now called 'DreamBoys,' makes its Fringe debut in a sexy and fun production that is also surprisingly moving and relevant. (more...)

Warner/Chappell Music to Administer Entire Works of Broadway Composer Charles Strouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Warner/Chappell Music today announced that it has signed a worldwide Publishing agreement to administer Strouse's entire body of work. (more...)

Goodspeed Musicals Celebrates 50th Anniversary of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF; Show Opens Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Goodspeed Musicals will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof with an inspiring new production, which began previews on June 27th at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Fiddler on the Roof for an Official Press Opening tonight, July 16, 2014. (more...)

THOSE WERE THE DAYS, FIRST DATE, SINATRA FOREVER and More Set for Broadway Palm's 2014-15 Season, On Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Broadway Palm's 2014-2015 Season includes eight main stage productions, five productions in The Off Broadway Palm, four Children's Theatre productions and six concerts. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Stages PETE N KEELY is Gauche, Clean Fun
by Katricia Lang - Jul 13, 2014

Stages' PETE N' KEELY is a dark comedy that hearkens back to a bygone era when men were gentlemen and women were ladies. A time when Billie Holiday wore impeccably designed silk dresses and garlands in her hair on the stage then exited to a life of heroin addiction, incarceration and abusive romantic relationships. Those Were the Days. (more...)

THE GOLDEN BRIDE Opens Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Now entering its 101st season, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene [NYTF] will present the first contemporary revival of the lost Yiddish American operetta comedy THE GOLDEN BRIDE (Di Goldene Kale).  Featuring a cast of 20 and an orchestra of 14, this rare glimpse back into musical theater history begins previews December 2 as part of NYTF's inaugural year in residency at the Museum of Jewish Heritage [MJH]. The production marks the first long-running, full-scale production hosted at the Museum's 375-seat Edmond J. Safra Hall. Opening night is slated for Wednesday, December 9. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Hosts Gala Performance of THE GOLDEN BRIDE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

Now entering its 101st season, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene [NYTF] will honor David S. and Sylvia Steiner (joint lead producers on Golda's Balcony starring Tovah Feldshuh for Broadway and Film) at a Gala performance of the lost 1923 Yiddish American Operetta classic THE GOLDEN BRIDE on December 8 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene to Stage First Revival of THE GOLDEN BRIDE in 70 Years
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

Now entering its 101st season, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene [NYTF] will present the first contemporary revival of the lost Yiddish American operetta classic THE GOLDEN BRIDE (Di Goldene Kale). (more...)

THE GOLDEN BRIDE to End Off-Broadway Run This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2015

Now in its 101st season, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene [NYTF] presents the first Off-Broadway revival of the lost Yiddish American hit THE GOLDEN BRIDE (Di Goldene Kale).  Featuring a cast of 20 and an orchestra of 14, this rare glimpse back into musical theater history began performances December 2 as part of NYTF's inaugural year in residency at the Museum of Jewish Heritage [MJH]. The production marks the first long-running, full-scale production hosted at the Museum's 375-seat Edmond J. Safra Hall. Performances run through January 3. (more...)

Welcome to Anatevka! Meet the Full Cast of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Dec 20, 2015

The Broadway revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF officially opens tonight, December 20, at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Scroll down to learn more about the cast, plus watch interviews with the company! (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Stages First Revival of THE GOLDEN BRIDE in 70 Years, Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

Now entering its 101st season, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene [NYTF] will present the first contemporary revival of the lost Yiddish American operetta classic THE GOLDEN BRIDE (Di Goldene Kale). Featuring a cast of 20 and an orchestra of 14, this rare glimpse back into musical theater history begins previews tonight, December 2, as part of NYTF's inaugural year in residency at the Museum of Jewish Heritage [MJH]. The production marks the first long-running, full-scale production hosted at the Museum's 375-seat Edmond J. Safra Hall, which will be specially transformed for this ambitious event. Opening night is slated for Wednesday, December 9. (more...)

Off-Broadway's GOLDEN BRIDE to Offer Free Bus Service
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

Campus Coach Lines has announced its plan for a new free-to-the-public bus service from Columbus Circle in Midtown Manhattan to the Museum of Jewish Heritage [MJH] in Battery Park City. In sync with Lower Manhattan's cultural renaissance, and part of ongoing efforts in increasing accessibility to the Museum of Jewish Heritage, the bus service will commence this Thursday, December 17, shuttling patrons to the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's [NYTF] critically-acclaimed production of The Golden Bride. (more...)

'Those Were The Days'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

It was seven years ago, August 9, 2008, when retired Air Force Colonel Jack Moelmann of O'Fallon, Illinois, dipped into his life savings to rent the Radio City Music Hall in New York City to put on a spectacular program featuring the largest theatre pipe organ ever built by the famous Wurlitzer Company.  Jack thought it was time to bring a sequel to that show to his home town area, so he has rented the Fabulous Fox Theatre to feature its Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ in a new show on Sunday, August 23 at 2 p.m. (more...)

Blue Umbrella Productions Presents DREAMBOYS, Now thru 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2014

In January 2000, three men took to the stage at the Bryant-Lake Bowl in an unassuming and intimate revue called 'Unexpected Songs' featuring music made famous by the women of Broadway. Five incarnations, fourteen years, two additional cast members, and one name change later, an updated iteration of that modest little show, now called 'DreamBoys,' makes its Fringe debut in a sexy and fun production that is also surprisingly moving and relevant. (more...)

Michael Lanning, Alison Lory, and Sam Sherwood to Bring 'THOSE WERE THE DAYS' to 54 Below, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Michael Lanning, Alison Lory, and Sam Sherwood in "Those Were the Days, A Music Celebration of the '60s on Friday September 26th at 9:30pm. (more...)

Broadway Composer Charles Strouse to Lead Talk-Back with Students at Teaneck Community Charter School, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

Broadway composer Charles Strouse, who has written scores for over 30 stage musicals, including 14 for Broadway, and is a three-time Tony Award winner, a two-time Emmy Award winner, and whose cast albums have earned him two Grammy Awards will visit the school and lead a 'Talk-Back' with students. The Teaneck Community Charter school will present a production of the recently created 'Bye Bye Birdie Young Performers Edition.' The Talk-Back event will feature the student cast and crew of the show and will lead into the Opening Night performance at 8pm. (more...)

NYTF to Remount THE GOLDEN BRIDE Off-Broadway This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

One of the most acclaimed musicals of 2015 returns for a limited engagement. Beginning July 4th, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene [NYTF] presents an encore of the first Off-Broadway revival of the lost Yiddish-American hit operetta THE GOLDEN BRIDE (Di Goldene Kale).  (more...)

THE GOLDEN BRIDE to Offer Behind-the-Scenes Event in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Nominated for 2 Drama Desk Awards (Outstanding Revival of a Musical and Outstanding Director of a Musical), THE GOLDEN BRIDE is a 1923 Yiddish musical comedy that returned to the stage this past winter for the first time in almost 70 years. (more...)

Broadway Composer Charles Strouse Leads Talk-Back with Students at Teaneck Community Charter School Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Broadway composer Charles Strouse, who has written scores for over 30 stage musicals, including 14 for Broadway, and is a three-time Tony Award winner, a two-time Emmy Award winner, and whose cast albums have earned him two Grammy Awards will visit the school and lead a 'Talk-Back' with students. The Teaneck Community Charter school will present a production of the recently created 'Bye Bye Birdie Young Performers Edition.' The Talk-Back event will feature the student cast and crew of the show and will lead into the Opening Night performance at 8pm. (more...)

GTreasury Celebrates 30 Years of Managing Liquidity and Minimizing Operational, Financial and Reputational Risk
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

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