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West side of Broadway between 32nd & 33rd

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Based on the play Smilin' Through by Allen Langdon Martin and Jane Cowl


NNPN/Curious Theatre Company Announce the World Premiere of THE LUCKIEST PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, announces The Luckiest People by Meridith Friedman as its 69th Rolling World Premiere. (more...)

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Returns to Harris Theater for Seventh Season of Ongoing Residency
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Last night, Co-Artistic Director of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Wu Han, announced the seventh season of the society's residency at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance from the stage. The 2017-2018 CMS season promises a revolving multi-generational and international roster of the world's finest chamber musicians which enables CMS to continue to present chamber music of every instrumentation, style, and historical period. (more...)

Get Your Giggle on with Stand Up Comic Keith Barany at CRT Downtown
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Who doesn't need a laugh in an upstate New York winter? It's the perfect time to get your giggle on when Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown welcomes stand-up comedian KEITH BARANY on Saturday, March 18 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Lyric Opera Presents An Afternoon Of Music With Lawrence Brownlee And Eric Owens, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Lyric Opera is excited to present an afternoon of glorious music with Lawrence Brownlee and Eric Owens in Recitalon Sunday, April 9 at 3pm. Tenor Lawrence Brownlee and bass-baritone Eric Owens, who have both earned critical and audience praise internationally and in Lyric productions, will share their talents, artistry, and exciting range of repertoire. Lyric Opera is excited to present an afternoon of glorious music with Lawrence Brownlee and Eric Owens in Recitalon Sunday, April 9 at 3pm. Tenor Lawrence Brownlee and bass-baritone Eric Owens, who have both earned critical and audience praise internationally and in Lyric productions, will share their talents, artistry, and exciting range of repertoire. (more...)

Heather Villarreal Releases 'Fit Kids Make Happy Kids'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Heather Villarreal, a healthcare professional of over twenty years, currently working as an Emergency Room Registered Nurse, has completed her new book 'Fit Kids Make Happy Kids': a motivating and educational work on the crucial importance of a balanced diet and physical exercise for the heath of growing bodies and minds. (more...)

VIDEO: Geffen Playhouse Remembers
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles remembers productions Through the Years. From renowned shows of American classics and new plays to Education and Community Programs that extend the joy of live theater well beyond its four walls, the Geffen Playhouse is a lively hub and vital force within the cultural life of Los Angeles. (more...)

GTA's RAVEN AND THE NIGHTINGALE Artfully Explores Greek Seer's Struggle to Change the Future
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

In an ancient world rocked with the horrors of destruction and the wrath of the Gods, the remarkable women of the Trojan War fight off madness to save their home and family. The GTA Discovery Series brings to life a lesser known but powerful story of this mythic conflict with The Raven and the Nightingale, an original Greek tragedy by Gay H. Hammond. The production opens April 6-9 at Brenau's Theatre on the Square, 301 Main St. SE, Gainesville. (more...)

CBS Sports' Verne Lundquist to Visit CBS SUNDAY MORNING, 3/26
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Sportscasters rehearse calling big moments over and over in their heads, but few ever get the chance to make a call that will echo Through the Years. CBS Sports' Verne Lundquist is one of the lucky ones, who, in a career spanning 50-plus years, has made some of the most memorable calls for a variety of sports from football to figure skating. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Vicki Lewis in GYPSY at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Let us entertain you with one of America's most beloved classic musicals! March brings the dazzling stage hit Gypsy to the Maltz Jupiter Theatre's stage. Inspired by the memoirs of the legendary burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee, this story follows the dreams and efforts of a powerhouse stage mother to get her two daughters into show business. Scroll down for a first look at Vicki Lewis and more in action! (more...)

Steven Pasquale Set for Laurence Maslon's BROADWAY TO MAIN STREET This Weekend on NPR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

A generous grant from the Ira and Leonore Gershwin Trusts Philanthropic Fund in the amount of $10,000 has been awarded to support the "Broadway to Main Street" program hosted by Laurence Maslon which airs Sundays at 3PM on NPR affiliate NY/Long Island station WPPB/88.3FM. (more...)

THE GONG SHOW Host Chuck Barris Dies at Age 87
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Chuck Barris, perhaps best known as the host of the wacky TV talent competition 'The Gong Show'and creator of 'The Dating Game' and 'The Newlywed Game,' passed away Tuesday, March 21st (more...)

Judith Mitchell, Florida Children's Theatre to Receive 2017 Special Carbonell Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

As the South Florida theater community prepares for the 41st annual Carbonell Awards, one of the most anticipated features of the April 3rd ceremony, the recipients of the prestigious George Abbott Award, and Ruth Foreman Award, have been announced. (more...)

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME and More Highlight Garden Theatre's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The Garden Theatre, located at 160 West Plant Street in historic Winter Garden, is pleased to announce the 2017 - 2018 Theatre Season, running from September 2017 - May 2018. (more...)

GYPSY, FRANKENSTEIN, A CHORUS LINE and More Set for Theater Works' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Theater Works 2017-18 season sees the return of lauded composers, masterful writers and classic tales come to life. (more...)

Vicki Lewis to Star in GYPSY at Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Let us entertain you with one of America's most beloved classic musicals! (more...)

2017 FRIGID Festival Lineup Announced at UNDER St. Marks & The Kraine Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade will present the 2017 FRIGID Festival at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) and UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place between 1st Avenue and Avenue A) February 15-March 5. (more...)

CSO's Concert for Kids LET'S GO TO OUTER SPACE! to Be Dedicated to US Senator John Glenn
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

As part of the CSO's Concerts for Kids series, CSO Music Director Rossen Milanov and the Columbus Symphony have teamed up with Columbus' Momentum dance program and OSU Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics Dr. Mike Stamatikos for a one-hour exploration of music and outer space designed for kids ages 3-10. Dedicated to former astronaut and US Senator John Glenn. (more...)

WISTA to Celebrate 10th Anniversary with a Special Gala on 2/4/17
by Noelle Hannibal - Jan 31, 2017

On February 4th, 2017 at 5:30PM, The West Island Theatre Association (WISTA) will gather notable members, alumni, artists, dignitaries, fans, and supporters of musical theatre at the grand Olympia Reception Hall to celebrate a historical milestone of shared achievements and successes with its highly anticipated ten-year gala. (more...)

Tokyo Stock Exchange Selects Juniper Networks for Extensive Trading Platform Upgrade
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

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THE SAVANNAH SIPPING SOCIETY to Open at the Old Log Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

This new comedy makes its Regional Premiere at the Old Log Theatre with a preview performance on Friday March 3, 2017 and Opening night on Saturday March 4, 2017 (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 28, 2017
by - Jan 28, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 1/27; ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE in Raleigh, THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Los Angeles and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 27, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature IN THE HEIGHTS in Detroit, ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE in North Carolina, THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Los Angeles and more.  Check out our top features below! (more...)

Lamplighters Music Theatre Mourns the Death of Beloved Co-Founder Orva Hoskinson
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

 Orva Hoskinson, co-founder of San Francisco's Lamplighters Music Theatre, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2017. He was 92. -Orva co-founded the Lamplighters with Ann Pool Mac Nab in the summer of 1952. From the beginning, their intention was to bring the Gilbert & Sullivan canon to audiences in productions of the very highest possible artistic professional caliber within the limitations imposed on what was at the time a small group of semi-professional and amateur performers drawn from the San Francisco Bay Area community. (more...)

Valentine's Chocolate and Wine Tasting Set for Contemporary Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Stuck without plans for Valentine's Day? The Contemporary Theater Company has you covered with events for lovers of chocolate, theater, and wine! (more...)

Kenny Rogers Will Bring 'GAMBLERS LAST DEAL' Tour to Eccles Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

GRAMMY Award-winning superstar and Country Music Hall of Fame member Kenny Rogers will stop in Salt Lake City for one extraordinary evening on Friday, April 21 at 7:30pm at the Eccles Theater during his Final World Tour: The Gambler's Last Deal.  (more...)

Fulton Theatre Goes Under the Big Top with ANNIE GET YOUR GUN!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is excited to continue its record breaking season with Irving Berlin's classic musical comedy, Annie Get Your Gun.   Prepare to be dazzled as Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show returns to the Fulton Theatre after 100 years and the theatre is transformed into a big top, surrounding the audience with all the action.  (more...)

Buying Power for Businesses Becomes Big Business with Consolidus GPO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

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PBS to Present Civil Rights Documentary JOHN LEWIS - GET IN THE WAY, 2/10
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

PBS and Georgia Public Broadcasting announced today that JOHN LEWIS - GET IN THE WAY, a new documentary produced and directed by Kathleen Dowdey, will premiere Friday, February 10, 2017, 10:30-11:30 p.m. ET (more...)

IFC's PORTLANDIA to Return for Eighth and Final Season in 2018
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

IFC announced today that its flagship Emmy(R)-nominated and Peabody Award-winning sketch series PORTLANDIA will return in 2018 for its eighth and final season. (more...)

JENNA ESPOSITO Launches 2017 New York Cabaret's Greatest Hits Season at Metropolitan Room With Award-Nominated CONNIE FRANCIS Tribute Show, 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

Singer/Actress Jenna Esposito made her New York nightclub debut in 2004, and has been delighting audiences across the country ever since. Esposito is perhaps best known for her tribute to iconic pop singer Connie Francis-Jenna Esposito Sings Connie Francis-a show that has been a smash hit among audiences and critics since it debuted in 2009. Connie Francis herself has praised Jenna's work, raving, 'I've known and loved Jenna for years and love the way she sings. I'm so grateful for the love and respect she shows to the catalog of songs that has been so good to me Through the Years.' Now Esposito will be reprising her critically acclaimed show to launch the 2017 season of the BroadwayWorld.com Award-Nominated series NEW YORK CABARET'S GREATEST HITS at the Metropolitan Room on February 13 at 7 pm. (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...)

Vineyard Theatre Welcomes Suzanne Appel as Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Vineyard Theatre's Board of Directors, and Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern, announced today that Suzanne Appel has been named the company's new Managing Director beginning January 17, 2017.  (more...)

Side B Theatrics to Bring TEN TIMES TWO THE ETERNAL COURTSHIP to MATCH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Epic romantic comedy 'Ten Times Two The Eternal Courtship' by David Belke is coming to the MATCH this winter. (more...)

Spring 2017 has Arrived at the New Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Spring 2017 has Arrived at the New Theatre with an eclectic mix of shows guaranteed to delight and entertain audiences. >From blockbuster musicals to special one-off performances, from classic drama to family favourites, this is an unmissable programme of theatre.  (more...)

40th Season Brings New Name And Summer Line-up To Pittsburgh Festival Opera   
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Pittsburgh Festival Opera is the new name of Western Pennsylvania's innovative and nimble opera company, formerly known as Opera Theater of Pittsburgh. Now an acclaimed American summer opera festival, Pittsburgh Festival Opera's rebranding celebrates the four-decade history of the organization and positions the company as it expands to a six-week season in multiple venues in 2017. (more...)

Matt Pond PA Releases New Video 'Force of Nature' With KCRW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Matt Pond PA has shared their new video for 'Force of Nature', from the recently released album Winter Lives. Formed by the prolific songwriter Matt Pond, Matt Pond PA will soon tour the West coast in support of their new album. (more...)

Porter Carroll, Jr. Explores the Evolution of Cabaret at The Metropolitan Room.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Porter Carroll, Jr. Singer, songwriter, drummer, percussionist and founder of Newban (later changing it's name is Atlantic Starr), the Rhythm and Blues hit machine from the 70's and 80's. As a drummer and one of four singers/creator of Atlantic Starr, Porter helped make hits that made the group and it's amazing vocals and energetic performances famous world wide. He has worked with chart topping recording artists Through the Years including Shania Twain, Spyro Gyra, Melba Moore, Donny Osmond, Michael Bolton, Howard Hewett, Marion Meadows and Bob Baldwin. Porter has also worked as a composer for Sony Publishing, where he evoked the heart of R & B and pop with thought provoking song arrangements, of which top artists like Luther Vandross and The Temptations have covered his much sought after compositions.  (more...)

Ann Kittredge Returns to the Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

After wowing the audience at her sold-out premiere in November, actress and singer Ann Kittredge returns to the legendary Metropolitan Room for two more performances this spring with her show Ann Kittredge: It's About Time. (more...)

The Contemporary Theater Company Hosts Valentine's Chocolate and Wine Tasting
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

???????Stuck without plans for Valentine's Day? The Contemporary Theater Company has you covered with events for lovers of chocolate, theater, and wine! (more...)

Recon Technology Receives Qualification Approval from ABB, allowing it to Bid on Automation System Products Projects
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

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Bank of Charles Town and The Old Opera House Theatre Company present THE SAVANNAH SIPPING SOCIETY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Four Southern women are drawn together by Fate-and an impromptu happy hour-and decide it's time to reclaim the enthusiasm for life they've lost Through the Years. Randa, a perfectionist, has no life and no idea how to get one. Dot, still reeling from her husband's demise, faces the unsettling prospect of starting a new life all alone. Boisterous Marlafaye has come to town in the wake of losing her husband to a 23-year-old dental hygienist. Also new to town, Jinx, who offers her services as a life coach for these women. (more...)

RISE OF THE PHOENIX: The 2017 Spotlight-On Festival Headed to The Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The Founder of the New York Theater Festival returns with RISE OF THE PHOENIX: The 2017 Spotlight-On Festival, running April 17 - 30 at The Wild Project, 195 East 3rd Street, NYC. (more...)

March Features Explosive Lineup Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The March lineup at Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, kicks off with local soulful songwriter, Ron Artis II & The Truth, the Waikiki Edition of Revive the Live and Austin favorite Sharon Bourbonnais. Comedy is king when local funnyman Andy Bumatai graces the stage. Blue Note Hawaii welcomes back one of its favorite artists, jazz guitarist Earl Klugh, followed by groundbreaking Japanese jazz pianist Hiromi, joined on drums by the incomparable Simon Phillips (TOTO, The Who, Judas Priest) and the legendary Blood, Sweat & Tears. Other fantastic shows include a Tribute to Chuck Mangione with Mike Lewis and Friends, Tak Matsumoto with Daniel Ho, Willie K, the Hotclub of Hulaville in an evening of Gypsy Jazz with a Tribute to Django Reinhardt, the Steve Kimock Band, and the 25th Anniversary of the original Hawaiian Style Band. (more...)

ESPN's THE UNDEFEATED Names Lisa Wilson Senior Editor for Sports
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

THE UNDEFEATED, ESPN's multiplatform initiative for sports, race and culture, has named Lisa Wilson its new senior editor for sports. (more...)

Charlottesville Opera/Ash Lawn Opera Launches 40th Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Charlottesville Opera, the newly renamed Ash Lawn Opera, kicks off its fortieth anniversary season on March 23 and 24 with the East Coast premiere of Middlemarch in Spring, presented in collaboration with the Virginia Festival of the Book. (more...)

BWW Interview: DANIEL C. LEVINE in Ridgefield
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Feb 13, 2017

Behind the scenes with Broadway dancers. (more...)

BWW Interview: Bill Bellamy, Chante Moore, LisaRaye McCoy, Carl Anthony Payne of MARRIED BUT SINGLE TOO at Music Hall Center
by Katie Laban - Feb 13, 2017

I had the chance to sit down with Bill Bellamy, Chante Moore, LisaRaye McCoy and most of the cast of Married But Single Too including writer, director, and producer, Je'Caryous Johnson, of the original stage play, Married But Single, for a round table discussion. What ensued was lengthy, but hilarious discussion about love, life, and, of course, Detroit. (more...)

Ashley Warren Shares TOOTHPICK LEGS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The new novel, 'Toothpick Legs' (published by Archway Publishing), by Ashley Warren tells the story of a young woman reminiscing about what school dances, slumber parties, spelling bees and Valentine's Day were like for her as a preteen. (more...)

THE BIG BROADCAST! Returns to Mount Holyoke College's Chapin Auditorium on 3/5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The Jazz Ensembles of Mount Holyoke College present the 12th edition of The Big Broadcast! on Sunday, March 5 at 2PM & 7PM at Chapin Auditorium, Mount Holyoke College, in South Hadley, MA. Created and directed by Mark Gionfriddo, who is also onstage as "Matt Morgan", The Big Broadcast!  is a re-creation of a live 1940's radio show featuring the Mount Holyoke College Big Band, Vocal Jazz, and Chamber Jazz Ensembles performing well-known tunes from the swing era and the American songbook. WWLP-TV meteorologist Brian Lapis is emcee "Fred Kelley" for his 10th consecutive season. (more...)

THE BIG BROADCAST! to Return to Mount Holyoke This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

The Jazz Ensembles of Mount Holyoke College present the 12th edition of The Big Broadcast! on Saturday, March 4 at 2PM & 7PM at Chapin Auditorium, Mount Holyoke College, in South Hadley, MA.  (more...)

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