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Public Theater [Newman Theater] (New York, NY)
425 Lafayette Street

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Based on the play by Arthur Kopit

Emily was an aviatrix who fearlessly walked on the wings of the family biplane. Just as she once plummeted dizzyingly through space, she is now falling through inner space as the result of a stroke. This extraordinary musical takes us inside Emilyís mind as she finds the light at the end of the tunnel in the cave of her memory. With breathtaking simplicity, WINGS charts her recovery as she regains her spirit to achieve new heights. Starring Ann Crumb. Directed by Jesse Cline.



THE PRICE's Danny DeVito in Talks to Join Disney's Live-Action DUMBO Film
by TV News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Deadline reports that Danny DeVito, currently making his Broadway debut in THE PRICE, is in talks to join Tim Burton's live-action reboot of DUMBO for Walt Disney Studios. (more...)

The Porters Of Hellgate Present Shakespeare & Wilkins' PERICLES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The Porters are happy to announce the first show of their 11th Season: Pericles marks the 24th Shakespearean Production the company has mounted in that time. Artistic Director Charles Pasternak returns to the directing chair and Leon Russom to the boards. They last worked together on 2014's production of Henry V, a critical and audience hit, which received Ovation, Broadway World, and Valley Theatre Award nominations. (more...)

BTS's Videos Go Viral With Growth Over 1 Million Views Per Day
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

International K-pop sensation, BTS, are ready to make their mark as they prepare to hit the US in just over 2 weeks. The band are in the midst of making a huge impact on our shores including their upcoming sold out arena shows in NY, CHICAGO and LA. (more...)

New Marketing Campaign Launches To Promote 'Awakening'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

'awakening: exploring the flow of infinite possibilities' (published by Balboa Press) is a collection of inspirational messages and photography intended to send the reader on a journey that helps them recognize and connect with the beauty, harmony and wisdom in nature that will 'lead to one's personal awakening (into awareness).' Author Steven Kraghmann is embarking on a marketing campaign to expand the book's reach. (more...)

Eva Green in Talks to Star in Tim Burton's Live-Action DUMBO for Disney
by Movies News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

As previously reported, Tim Burton will direct a live-action adaptation of the 1941 animated classic DUMBO for Walt Disney Studios. According to Deadline, actress Eva Green is currently in talks to take on one of the three main adult roles in the film. (more...)

BWW News: 6th Annual BRIEFS: A Festival of Short LGBTQ Plays This Weekend at the .Zack
by Chris Gibson - Mar 8, 2017

With funding for the arts under attack and more anti-LGBTQ legislation in the Wings under the new administration, the sixth annual Briefs: A Festival of Short LGBTQ Plays is needed now more than ever. Pearl Vodka in conjunction with That Uppity Theatre Company and Vital VOICE Magazine will present the sixth annual Briefs: A Festival of Short LGBTQ Plays. Briefs is a unique venture in St. Louis that brings together numerous directors and theatrical artists to showcase the work of eight different playwrights all under one roof. Briefs presents theatrical work that address the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer or questioning people. The festival is targeted to a diverse and mature audience that appreciates good theatre in unique settings. (more...)

Grammy Award Winning Band America to Tour Australia
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Grammy Award winning band, America, famous for their harmonies and unique sound, has today announced they are returning to Australia in July for shows in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney, Wollongong and Canberra, as well as two shows in Queensland. (more...)

Emily King, Black Lillies, Hal Ketchum and More Come to City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Grammy¬ģ-nominated singer/songwriter Emily King, roots-rockers The Black Lillies, country star Hal Ketchum and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, March 9 at noon at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

BWW Review: TUMULTY'S PUB in New Brunswick NJ for a Great Dining Experience
by Patrick Kennedy - Mar 7, 2017

Tumulty's Pub is the essence of what a great pub should be. It's a spot where you can enjoy fine food and a great beverage program in a casual, attractive atmosphere. (more...)

Treat Williams and Stephen Adly Guirgis Join Tim and Tyne Daly for Dorset Theatre Festival's 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival is proud to announce its 40th Anniversary Season, featuring the World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Downstairs (June 22 - July 8), directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt; the Regional Premiere of Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery by Ken Ludwig (July 13 - 29), directed by Jen Wineman; the Regional Premiere of The Legend of Georgia McBride by Matthew Lopez (August 3 - 19), directed by Stephen Brackett; and the Regional Revival of David Mamet's American Buffalo (August 24 - September 2), directed by John Gould Rubin. (more...)

New Children's Book RUNAWAY BIRD is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Brian's First Publishing is proud to announce the release of a new children's story by acclaimed entrepreneur and storyteller Gregy Alexander. The release of this book has been eagerly anticipated, and it hits the shelves today. 'Runaway bird' is a tale for children everywhere who love to read and let their imaginations roam. (more...)

Colin Farrell May Join Tim Burton's Remake of DUMBO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2017

As previously reported, Tim Burton will direct a live-action adaptation of the 1941 animated classic DUMBO for Walt Disney Studios. Colin Farrell, most recently seen in FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM, is currently in talks to join the film. (more...)

Special Ciné-Concert Screening of William Wellman's Epic Masterpiece WINGS Comes to FIAF 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

To commemorate the centennial of the United States' April 6, 1917 entry into World War I, the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, is thrilled to present a special cine-concert screening of the American classic Wingson Thursday, April 6 at 7:30pm in FIAF's Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street (between Madison & Park). (more...)

BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS Hits Heights at the Fulton
by Marakay Rogers - Mar 22, 2017

It's a hot summer weekend in Washington Heights, brought to Lancaster complete with an electric blackout. Anything can happen in the barrio, and it does. (more...)

Reboot Theatre Company presents PRIVATE LIVES by Noel Coward
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Reboot Theatre Company aims to charm and beguile Seattle audiences this spring with a new imagining of Noel Coward's highly acclaimed comedic masterpiece PRIVATE LIVES. Producing Artistic Director Jasmine Joshua directs this theatrical jewel, running May 5-20, 2017 at Slate Theater (815 Seattle Blvd S). Tickets ($15-$20) are now on sale. For more information, visit www.reboottheatre.org (more...)

Latino Theater Company's RULES OF SECONDS Launches Temblors Playwriting Collective at the LATC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Honor! Madness! Blood! Obie Award-winner Jo Bonney directs the world premiere of an edgy, intense and darkly comic new play by John Pollono (Small Engine Repair, Lost Girls) in a Latino Theater Company production presented in association with The Temblors, a unique new collective of seven Los Angeles-based playwrights. Rules of Seconds opens March 23 at The Los Angeles Theater Center, with low-priced previews beginning March 16.  (more...)

Rachelle Ferrell, Mac McAnally, Garland Jeffreys and More On-Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces back-to-back shows with Rachelle Ferrell, 6-time CMA Musician of The Year award-winner Mac McAnally returns to City Winery, NY Blues Hall of Famer Garland Jeffreys and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, March 23 at noon at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

NBC Sports NHL Coverage Highlighted by 'Star Sunday' Doubleheader
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The NHL on NBC continues its ¬ďPush for the Playoffs¬Ē this week with a ¬ďStar Sunday¬Ē doubleheader, highlighted by the NHL Game of the Week on Sunday at noon ET on NBC, as Zach Parise and the Minnesota Wild host Henrik Zetterberg and the Detroit Red Wings. (more...)

PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents MY FAIR LADY Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly presents Lerner and Loewe's 'My Fair Lady' at the Paul Green Theatre, from April 5 through 29, 2017. (more...)

In the Wings Productions to Stage YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

In The Wings Productions, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tanya Glassman and Executive Producer Adam Glassman, presents the award-winning 'Peanuts' musical You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown, with performances March 24 through April 2, 2017 at the Snug Harbor Music Hall. (more...)

BWW Special Feature: Top Ten Highlights from the Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards
by David Fick - Mar 20, 2017

The Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards were presented at a ceremony themed 'Live with Flair' at the Artscape Theatre Center last night, with the undisputed highlight of the night being the disruption of the ceremony by Mamela Nyamza, Chuma Sopotela, Buhlebezwe Siwani, and Zikhona Jacobs. (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...)

BWW Special Feature: Countdown to the 52nd Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards Sees Nominees and Theatre Politics Take a Bow
by David Fick - Mar 19, 2017

The 52nd Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards will be presented tonight at the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town. With the local theatre industry counting down to the ceremony, BroadwayWorld presents a special feature that highlights the nominees and some of the discourse that has transpired since the nominations were released last month. (more...)

7-Eleven'', Trolli Have 'Sloth' Their Minds
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

7-Eleven, Inc. and Ferrara Candy Company's Trolli brand are at it again with another Weirdly Awesome collaboration this time featuring (slow clap) sloths, an exclusive Slurpee flavor, Weirdly Awesome straws and a FREE offer. (more...)

Contra Costa Civic Theatre Announces Its 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) today announced its 58th Main Stage season, including two blockbuster musicals, two plays with very different views of family, and a wildly theatrical version of Grimm's fairy tales. (more...)

THE ADDICTED LAWYER is Released
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

DALLAS, March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ It's quiet now, but it won't be that way for long. Soon the roomwill befilled withknowledge seekers. Off in the Wings, attorney BRIANCUBAN, the younger brother of entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban, waitspatiently,flashing hiscustomary smile, ready to impart his wisdom. Brian is 'THE ADDICTED LAWYER.' (more...)

Kneehigh's 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS Makes New York Debut Tonight at St. Ann's Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse welcomes back Kneehigh, Cornwall's beloved theatrical alchemists, and their former Co-Artistic Director Emma Rice - now the Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe - for the New York Premiere of the acclaimed production 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 16, 2017
by - Mar 16, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Review: A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES by Sarah J. Maas
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Mar 16, 2017

A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES by Sarah J. Maas is one of my all-time favorite retellings of Beauty and the Beast. It's also an original, immersive fantasy! (more...)

Experience Three Decades of The Beatles and Wings Live: THE MCCARTNEY YEARS Comes to The Ridgefield Playhouse 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

You know the music and the voice….See Paul McCartney's songs at their best in the #1 Paul McCartney Tribute Show - The McCartney Years!  It's a night of hits from the Beatles and Wings in a note-for-note concert recreation with costumes and more!  The McCartney Years hits The Ridgefield Playhouse stage on Friday, March 31 at 8 pm as part of the Pepsi Rock Series Powered by Xfinity and is partially underwritten by Nutmeg Livery.  You'll be up and dancing to Sir Paul's greatest hits including "Live and Let Die," "Silly Love Songs," "Band on The Run" "The Long and Winding Road," "Jet," and many more. Every song is played live with nothing pre-recorded and set to the standards of Sir Paul McCartney. (more...)

Family and Furniture! Meet the Full Cast of THE PRICE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Mar 16, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company welcomes Mark Ruffalo, Tony Shalhoub, Jessica Hecht and Danny DeVito in a new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's The Price, directed by Steppenwolf Theatre Company co-founder, Terry Kinney, opening officially tonight, March 16, 2017. This is a limited engagement through May 7, 2017 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). Scroll down to meet the company and watch interviews with the quartet in rehearsal! (more...)

Cardboard Citizens Announce Casting For HOME TRUTHS: A Season Of Nine Brand New Plays Exploring The History Of Housing
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The award-winning theatre company Cardboard Citizens has today announced casting for its season of new work at The Bunker in London this April. Celebrating 25 years of making work with and for homeless people, the company will continue its exploration of the state of housing in nine new plays commissioned by Cardboard Citizens from some of the UK's most exciting playwrights. (more...)

Roxy Ballet Honored in 'Roots to Grow, Wings to Fly' Fundraiser, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The Roxey Ballet (www.roxeyballet.org) is pleased to announce that it will be honored for its contributions during the Roots to Grow, Wings to Fly fundraiser that will take place on Friday, March 31st 2017 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Megan Walker Named Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player Of The Year
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ In its 32 nd year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company tonight announced Megan Walker of Monacan High School (North Chesterfield, Va.) as its 2016-17 Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Walker was surprised with the news by 2015 WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne. (more...)

Jennifer Steyn Stars in SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION at the Baxter
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

After her phenomenal, double Fleur du Cap-nominated performances in A Doll's House and The Inconvenience of Wings last year, Jennifer Steyn returns to the Baxter stage to star as the remarkable anti-heroine, Galactia in Howard Barker's Scenes from an Execution, at the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio from 30 March to 22 April at 7.30pm nightly and a matinee on 1 April at 2.30pm. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Nicholas De Jongh's New Play PRICKED OUT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

???????Full cast is announced today for the upcoming premiere of Nicholas De Jongh's new play Pricked Out. Matthew Gould directs Sebastian Carrington-Howell (Seb), Chris Clynes (Will), Sean Delaney (Barnfield), Daniel Donskoy (Harry), Felicity Jolly (Viola), Peter Land (Mal), Paul Lavers (Sir Vane) and Rebecca Tanwen (Olive) in the production without decor which runs at the Kings Head Theatre from 25-29 March. (more...)

Sunil Bhatia Releases MY FEATHERED FRIENDS & THE BOOK OF POEMS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Chilean filmmaker, writer and artist Alejandro Jodorowsky once said, 'Birds born in a cage think flying is an illness.' In his new story book, Sunil Bhatia escapes all confinement to soar high into the heavens. 'My Feathered Friends & The Book of Poems-Part 1' (published by Partridge India) is inspired by nature and the need to search for answers to life's questions. It is a tale of companionship and help, while the 'The Book of Poems' deals with a variety of topics and situations felt and seen. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ashley Brown and Kevin Kern on Performing with Frank Wildhorn at BYU
by Tyler Hinton - Mar 14, 2017

Tony-nominated composer Frank Wildhorn will return to Brigham Young University to perform his music with Broadway vocalists, including new songs and selections from THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, JEKYLL & HYDE, and more. The concert will be presented in BYU's de Jong Concert Hall as part of its BRAVO! professional performing arts series on Friday, March 17, 2017. For more information and to buy tickets, visit arts.byu.edu. Ashley Brown and Kevin Kern shared their thoughts on the upcoming concert with BroadwayWorld. (more...)

BoDeans, Dave Barnes, Cathy Richardson Band and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces an intimate show with Milwaukee-bred rock band BoDeans ('Closer to Free'), renowned Nashville-based singer/songwriter Dave Barnes, the return of the Cathy Richardson Band with Maisie Bull and more. (more...)

BWW Review: HEAVIER THAN at Know Theatre Reflects Greek Mythology Darkly
by Laura Hobson - Mar 13, 2017

Go back in time to see a Greek version of the minotaur in the labryinth joined by Icacurus and a chorus of fates in the play Heavier Than ... by Stephen Yockey at the Know Theatre. (more...)

AT&T Performing Arts Center and AEG Presents Announce Taj Mahal/Keb' Mo'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center and AEG Presents announced today that tickets for Taj Mahal/Keb' Mo' will go on sale Friday, March 17 at 10 a.m. Grammy award-winning American blues musician, Taj Mahal and three-time Grammy winner and visionary roots-music storyteller, Keb' Mo' will perform for one night only at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Strauss Square in the downtown Dallas Arts District.  (more...)

BWW Blog: HOW MUCH DO I LOVE BEAUTY AND THE BEAST? Let Me Count The Ways!
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Mar 13, 2017

This week, in celebration of the release of Disney's brand-new live-action movie Beauty and the Beast, I'm going to be posting reviews of beloved novels retelling this story both here at Broadway World as well as on my personal book review blog A Backwards Story. Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl is also posting throughout the week. We'll both be posting every day on our personal blogs, and I'll have a few posts here at BWW as well so that we can all join in on fun! (more...)

Innovative Transformation Wins Award for Toronto Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The repurposing of the Toronto Centre for the Arts has won an award for creating an intimate, state-of-the-art environment for live theatre. The Main Stage Reconfiguration Project transforms the existing auditorium into two venues - the 580-seat proscenium Lyric Theatre with a new stage, and a 300-seat flexible 'black box'. (more...)

On This Week's WEDNESDAY NIGHT RIVALRY the Penguins Meet the Flyers, 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

 The defending Stanley Cup champions take center stage on Wednesday Night Rivalry this week in an intra-state clash, when Sidney Crosby and the red-hot Pittsburgh Penguins visit Wayne Simmonds and the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. (more...)

BWW Review: Sally Field Stars In Sam Gold's Exquisite Production of THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by Michael Dale - Mar 12, 2017

One of the great things about live theatre is its lack of permanence. In film, the words, directorial choices, performances and other artistic contributions all exist as an unchangeably whole work of art. But with theatre, each production of a play, no matter how many times it has been done before, begins with only the author's text, leaving a new collection of creative souls to decide what to do with it. (more...)

Photo Flash: Marin Theatre Company Presents World Premiere of Dark Comic Riff on Macbeth PEERLESS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Marin Theatre Company stirs the stage this season with the West Coast Premiere of peerless by Jiehae Park, a new dark comedy riff on Shakespeare's classic cursed tale Macbeth. Twin sisters 'M' and 'L' resort to desperate measures when their academic dreams of success are dashed most unexpectedly. With unwavering loyalty to each other-and themselves-they craft a plan to manipulate their destiny by any means necessary. Fresh off a critically acclaimed World Premiere production at Yale Repertory in 2015, MTC is excited to bring this sinister, sisterly twist on the Scottish Play to the West Coast under the direction of Margot Bordelon, who also directed the play's World Premiere. (more...)

Spanish Inspired Menu Announced For Handa Opera's CARMEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Following a spectacular season in 2013, Gale Edward's acclaimed production of Bizet's Carmen will return to Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour in 2017. Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour has become known as a highlight of the Australian cultural calendar. (more...)

BWW Review: STATION ELEVEN by Emily St. John Mandel
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Mar 10, 2017

There is so much to say about STATION ELEVEN, and so little that can be shared without revealing spoilers. STATION ELEVEN is a book that unfurls slowly, one that introduces you to a multitude of characters and slips all of the puzzle pieces together later. It's interesting that Erin Morgenstern blurbed the novel because in her own debut, THE NIGHT CIRCUS, she also has a way of unfurling the story to move it along. Slowly, softly, but with great impact. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HEAVIER THAN at Know Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

This darkly comic mash-up of Greek myth unfolds in the heart of a labyrinth where Aster the Minotaur contemplates turning 30 in a world that sees him as nothing more than a murderous oddity. Aster has to navigate the impending arrival of warriors out to kill him, a deceptively enticing chorus of Fates, a plotting sister, and Icarus, a sexually obsessed boy with Wings, all while pining to see his estranged Mother. (more...)

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