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BROADWAY VILLAINS PARTY and More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

MISSED CONNECTIONS: A CRAIGSLIST MUSICAL Comes to New Ohio Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

This September, MISSED CONNECTIONS: A CRAIGSLIST MUSICAL will have its U.S. debut at the New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street, NYC) beginning September 10, opening on September 15 and will run through September 25. The musical is directed by Phillip George (Forbidden Broadway), choreographed by Amy Hall Garner. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Michael Alden Productions has announced that tickets are on sale today for the New York premiere of NOT THAT JEWISH, written and performed by Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe nominated writer, actress and comedian Monica Piper (Writer of Roseanne, Mad About You, Rugrats) and directed by Mark Waldrop (Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly, Bea Arthur on Broadway: Just Between Friends). (more...)

David Josefsberg, Michael Kostroff and Ashley Spencer Lead THE PRODUCERS, Beginning Tonight at Paper Mill
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents Mel Brooks' award-winning musical The Producers, directed by Don Stephenson and choreographed by Bill Burns. The Producers features music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, a book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, and the original Broadway direction and choreography by Susan Stroman. (more...)

THE PRODUCERS Begins Performances Tomorrow at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, launches the 2016-2017 season with Mel Brooks' award-winning musical The Producers, directed by Don Stephenson and choreographed by Bill Burns. The Producers features music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, a book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, and the original Broadway direction and choreography by Susan Stroman. (more...)

Melissa Errico, LAST SMOKER IN AMERICA Concert and More Coming Up at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

MISSED CONNECTIONS: A CRAIGSLIST MUSICAL Comes to New Ohio Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

This September, MISSED CONNECTIONS: A CRAIGSLIST MUSICAL will have its U.S. debut at the New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street, NYC), opening tonight, September 15 and will run through September 25. The musical is directed by Phillip George (Forbidden Broadway), choreographed by Amy Hall Garner. (more...)

MISSED CONNECTIONS: A CRAIGSLIST MUSICAL Comes to New Ohio Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2016

This September, MISSED CONNECTIONS: A CRAIGSLIST MUSICAL will have its U.S. debut at the New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street, NYC) beginning tonight, September 10, opening on September 15 and will run through September 25. The musical is directed by Phillip George (Forbidden Broadway), choreographed by Amy Hall Garner. (more...)

Photo Flash: Fuller, Feldshuh, Gillette, Budd and More at DOUBLE TAKE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016

SALLY MAYES  (Tony Nominee 'She Loves Me,' 'Closer Than Ever,' 'Urban Cowboy' and JEFF HARNAR finished their September run at The Laurie Beechman Theatre with an audience that included TOVAH FELDSHUH (Tony Nominee 'Golda's Balcony'), PENNY FULLER (Tony Nominee 'Applause'), Anita Gillette (Tony Nominee 'Chapter Two'), KAREN AKERS (Tony Nominee 'Grand Hotel' and 'Nine'), BILL HUTTON (the original Joseph 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat'), Mark Waldrop (Director 'When Pigs Fly'), songwriter Tom Toce and award-winning singer JULIE BUDD. (more...)

Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Travels Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Michael Alden Productions presents the New York premiere of NOT THAT JEWISH, written and performed by Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe nominated writer and comedian Monica Piper (Writer of Roseanne, Mad About You, Rugrats) and directed by Mark Waldrop (Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly, Bea Arthur on Broadway: Just Between Friends). (more...)

Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Begins Tonight at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Michael Alden Productions has announced that performances of the New York premiere of NOT THAT JEWISH begin tonight, October 6, 2016. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Celebrates Opening Night
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Oct 25, 2016

NOT THAT JEWISH, written and performed by writer, actress and comedian Monica Piper (Writer of Roseanne, Mad About You, Rugrats) and directed by Mark Waldrop (Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly, Bea Arthur on Broadway: Just Between Friends), just opened and will play through January 2017 at New World Stages (340 W 50th St, New York, NY 10019). (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/22/2016
by - Oct 22, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/22/2016. (more...)

Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Opens This Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

A friendly reminder! The opening night of the New York premiere of NOT THAT JEWISH is this Sunday, October 23, 2016. (more...)

Provost Entertainment Announces Signing of Brian Beacock and Expands Slate of Film, TV and Digital Projects
by TV News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

In a significant signing coup, Provost Entertainment announced Wednesday the signing of executive producer/show runner, writer, and actor, Brian Beacock, fresh off of Emmy season buzz for his critically acclaimed series, ACTING DEAD. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/1/2016
by - Oct 1, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/1/2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Brian Stokes Mitchell and More Visit NOT THAT JEWISH Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Recent VIP audience members at NOT THAT JEWISH, the new hit comedy written by and starring Monica Piper at New World Stages, have included Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell, comedienne Carol Leifer, TV journalist Geraldo Rivera and lawyer Alan Dershowitz with their families. Scroll down for photos of them backstage! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Monica Piper in NOT THAT JEWISH, Extended Through Spring Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

NOT THAT JEWISH, the new hit off-Broadway comedy written and performed by Monica Piper, isn't saying goodbye so quickly and has just announced a new block of tickets on sale through April 30, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Piper onstage in the now-extended show below! (more...)

VIDEO: Michael Urie Chats Drama Desk Awards Hosting Gig on GOOD DAY NEW YORK
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

The 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards will be held on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 8:00 PM at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street), hosted by repeat emcee Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie (Buyer and Cellar, 'Ugly Betty'). The Drama Desk Awards are the only major New York City theater honors for which productions on Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway compete against each other in the same categories. Below, see what Urie had to say on 'Good Day New York' about returning to host the ceremony! (more...)

NYC Mayor Declares May 23rd 'NEWSical The Musical Day' in Honor of Milestone
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

On May 23rd, 2017 NEWSical The Musical, the 14th longest running Off-Broadway show and 4th longest running musical revue in history, will be celebrating its 2500th performance at Theatre Row. (more...)

Ed Hoopman, Erica Spyres and Mark Pierre to Lead Lyric Stage's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston's 2015-16 season closes with an acclaimed new play (partly inspired by the theatricality of Nicholas Nickleby) that uses ingenious stagecraft, the talents of a dozen of our favorite actors, and the limitless possibilities of your imagination to create theatrical magic. (more...)

Laura Benanti and Javier Muñoz to Announce 2017 Drama Desk Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Laura Benanti (She Loves Me, Gypsy) and Javier Muñoz (Hamilton, In the Heights) will announce the nominations for the 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Feinstein's/54 Below (254 W. 54th Street), it was announced today by Charles Wright, Drama Desk President and Gretchen Shugart, CEO of TheaterMania.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jackie Hoffman Stops by Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Yesterday Not That Jewish, the new comedy at New World Stages written by and starring Emmy Award winner Monica Piper, welcomed Jackie Hoffman for a backstage visit. Check out a photo of the pair below! (more...)

THE BITTER EARTH World Premiere to Launch NCTC's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

New Conservatory Theatre Center Founder & Artistic Director Ed Decker announced the line-up for NCTC's 2017-18 subscription season last night at NCTC's annual Season Announcement Party for subscribers, donors and artists. (more...)

NOT THAT JEWISH Launches Fundraising Campaign to Provide Free Tickets to Jewish Community Centers in NY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The producers of the hit show Not That Jewish have launched an IndieGogo campaign to provide free theater tickets to Jewish Community Centers in the New York metropolitan area, who've been the target of increased bigotry, antisemitism and threats of violence. (more...)

ATTACK OF THE ELVIS IMPERSONATORS to Bring the King Off-Broadway This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Producer Lawrence Rosner will present the New York premiere of the new musical that will unleash your inner hound dog, Attack of the Elvis Impersonators, with book, music and lyrics by Lory Lazarus.  (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse Presents LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

San Francisco Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director; Susi Damilano, Producing Director) complete their fourteenth season of transformation with the rollicking musical La Cage aux Folles, featuring the bawdy humor of Harvey Fierstein and the melodic genius of Jerry Herman. (more...)

ATTACK OF THE ELVIS IMPERSONATORS Brings Hound Dog Fever Off-Broadway Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Elvis is in the house!  Opening Night of the New York premiere of Attack of the Elvis Impersonators, the zany new musical that will leave you howling for more, with book, music and lyrics by Lory Lazarus, at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th & 10th Avenues) is tomorrow, June 15, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Stephanie J. Block, Jenn Colella, and More to Take the Stage at 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

The 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards will feature performances from four productions from the 2016-2017 New York theatre season, and award presentations from some of the brightest stars in the theatre, it was announced today. (more...)

ATTACK OF THE ELVIS IMPERSONATORS Debuts Off-Broadway Tonight at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Performances begin TONIGHT for the New York premiere of Attack of the Elvis Impersonators, the zany new musical that will leave you howling for more, with book, music and lyrics by Lory Lazarus, at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th & 10th Avenues). Opening Night is Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

IDAHO! THE COMEDY MUSICAL Opens Tomorrow at The Smith Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

Get ready to mash things up! In celebration of the opening night performance of IDAHO! THE COMEDY MUSICAL this Saturday, July 9, Mayor Carolyn Goodman has proclaimed July 9, 2016 "IDAHO! THE COMEDY MUSICAL DAY" in Las Vegas. A proclamation ceremony will take place in Symphony Park at 6 p.m. that evening, which is open to the public, and will be followed by the opening night performance at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Hall. The proclamation ceremony will take place in front of an epic 18-wheel, 6-ton Big Idaho Potato Truck, which will remain on display in Symphony Park through Tuesday, July 12. Tickets to this 'spudtacular' production are still available, and include admission to the Ida-Ho-Down after-party on Saturday night. For more information, please visit TheSmithCenter.com. (more...)

Ken Ludwig's Starry A COMEDY OF TENORS Guffaws at Paper Mill Playhouse Starting Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents the comedy by Ken Ludwig, A Comedy of Tenors, the hilarious sequel to the Tony Award-winning comedy Lend Me a Tenor. A friendly reminder that performances begin tomorrow, February 1, 2017 for a limited run through Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive) in Millburn, NJ. (more...)

Photo Coverage: NOT THAT JEWISH Celebrates 100th Performance at New World Stages
by Walter McBride - Jan 12, 2017

Earlier today, Monica Piper, star and creator of Not That Jewish, and company members celebrated their 100th performance at New World Stages. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special occasion and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Mazel Tov! NOT THAT JEWISH Celebrates 100th Performance at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Mazel tov! Not That Jewish, the new hit off-Broadway comedy written and performed by Monica Piper, celebrates its 100th performance Off-Broadway at New World Stages today, January 12. (more...)

Mazel Tov! NOT THAT JEWISH Celebrates 100th Performance at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Mazel tov! Not That Jewish, the new hit off-Broadway comedy written and performed by Monica Piper, celebrates its 100th performance Off-Broadway at New World Stages this week on Thursday, January 12. (more...)

Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Offering $31 Snow Day Tickets Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Enjoying a snow day? Come get out of the cold, warm your heart and share a laugh at Not That Jewish, the new hit off-Broadway comedy written and performed by Monica Piper. Not That Jewish will play both of its scheduled performances, 2PM and 7PM, today, Thursday, February 9 at New World Stages (340 W 50th St, New York, NY 10019). (more...)

Photo Flash: Fran Drescher Visits Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

At a recent performance of NOT THAT JEWISH, the new comedy at New World Stages written by and starring Emmy Award winner Monica Piper, got just a little more Jewish when Fran Drescher came to see the show. After the performance, she stopped backstage to congratulate Piper on her hit - scroll down for a photo of the pair together! (more...)

Michael Urie to Return as Host of 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards at Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

The 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards will be held on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 8:00 PM at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street), it was announced today by Charles Wright, Drama Desk President and Gretchen Shugart, CEO of TheaterMania.com and Managing Executive Producer of the Drama Desk Awards. TheaterMania will present the awards ceremony for the sixth consecutive year. (more...)

David Josefsberg, Michael Kostroff and Ashley Spencer to Lead THE PRODUCERS at Paper Mill; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has just announced complete casting for Mel Brooks' award-winning musical The Producers, directed by Don Stephenson and choreographed by Bill Burns. The Producers features music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, a book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, and the original Broadway direction and choreography by Susan Stroman. (more...)

Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Travels Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Michael Alden Productions presents the New York premiere of NOT THAT JEWISH, written and performed by Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe nominated writer and comedian Monica Piper (Writer of Roseanne, Mad About You, Rugrats) and directed by Mark Waldrop (Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly, Bea Arthur on Broadway: Just Between Friends). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 14, 2016
by - Aug 14, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Will the Revival of WHEN PIGS FLY Keep its Iconic Costumes?
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 7, 2017

Michael Riedel of the New York Post wrote an article voicing his concerns about the costuming of the upcoming revival of When Pigs Fly. Riedel looked back fondly on the original production, which opened in 1996 and was on of the longest running off-Broadway shows of its era. (more...)

Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH Enters Final Month Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

As previously announced, Monica Piper will play her final performance in the acclaimed off-Broadway comedy Not That Jewish, Sunday, April 30. (more...)

Find Your Seats! Tickets on Sale Today for 2017 Drama Desk Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Tickets went on sale this morning, April 4th, for the 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards, and can be purchased at www.DramaDeskAwards.com. This year's awards, hosted by Michael Urie, will be held at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street) on Sunday, June 4th. (more...)

2017 Drama Desk Awards Update Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Award winning playwright Jonathan Tolins (Buyer and Cellar, The Twilight of the Golds, The Last Sunday in June) will write the 2017 Drama Desk Awards show, it was announced today by Gretchen Shugart, the Managing Executive Producer of the Drama Desk Awards and Charles Wright, the President of the Drama Desk. (more...)

Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH to Close This Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Monica Piper's acclaimed off-Broadway comedy NOT THAT JEWISH, will play its final performance this Sunday, April 30. (more...)

Ed Hoopman, Erica Spyres and Mark Pierre to Lead Lyric Stage's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston's 2015-16 season closes with an acclaimed new play (partly inspired by the theatricality of Nicholas Nickleby) that uses ingenious stagecraft, the talents of a dozen of our favorite actors, and the limitless possibilities of your imagination to create theatrical magic. (more...)

Photo Coverage: NOT THAT JEWISH Celebrates 200th Performance Off-Broadway
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 21, 2017

Just yesterday, Monica Piper, star and creator of Not That Jewish, and company members celebrated their 200th performance at New World Stages prior to concluding at the end of this month. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the festivities below! (more...)

Monica Piper's NOT THAT JEWISH to Mark 200th Performance Off-Broadway This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Monica Piper's acclaimed off-Broadway comedy NOT THAT JEWISH, will play its final performance on Sunday, April 30. NOT THAT JEWISH began performances at New World Stages October 6, 2016, prior to an official opening on October 23, 2016. When NOT THAT JEWISH takes its final curtain call at New World Stages, the production will have played a total of 210 performances (including 17 previews).  (more...)

IDAHO! THE COMEDY MUSICAL Will Debut at Smith Center; Tickets Now Available!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

'A tale of love on the prairie baked to bawdy perfection,' IDAHO! THE COMEDY MUSICAL will make its highly-anticipated debut on Saturday, July 9 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. Serving as The Smith Center's second, home grown production, IDAHO! tells the story of wife stealin', spud peelin', double dealin', and so much more. Tickets will be available to the general public on Friday, April 1 at 10 a.m. PT. For more information, visit TheSmithCenter.com. (more...)

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