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Palace Theatre (New York, NY)
1564 Broadway at 47th

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Based on the MGM film by Ring Lardner, Jr. and Michael Kanin


Songwriters Thomas Mizer and Curtis Moore Honored with 2016 Fred Ebb Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

The Fred Ebb Foundation in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company will present the twelfth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Thomas Mizer and Curtis Moore.  (more...)

Jason Graae, Harley Jay and Rebecca Ann Johnson to Star in RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company has announced the complete cast of RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, a fabulously campy send up of 'Forbidden Planet' and other sci-fi film and TV shows of the 1950s which melds plot elements from The Tempest with language from multiple plays by Shakespeare. (more...)

LOST VOICES Explores Hurricane Katrina; Opens Tonight at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

EAGLE PROJECT will present LOST VOICES, an evening of two World Premiere plays written by Larissa FastHorse and Elise Marenson both directed by Jessi D. Hill. LOST VOICES is an evening of two short plays that explore how Hurricane Katrina uncovered America's darkest secrets. (more...)

Sarah Gustashaw Named Vice President, Finance for Comcast West Division
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

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SHARON MATTHEWS NAKED to Play NYC, Toronto This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Sharron Matthews, named the 'Redheaded Canadian Goddess of Cabaret' by the Scotsman Newspaper, 'Best Cabaret Performance of 2015' by BroadwayWorld, 'Best Cabaret Performer' by Toronto's Now Magazine, and the '#1 Cabaret in New York City in 2010' by NiteLife Exchange and WPAT Radio, is touring her new show: SHARRON MATTHEWS NAKED to Feinstein's/54 Below in NYC for ONE NIGHT ONLY and Buddies in Bad Times for three glorious nights. (more...)

Jessica Molnar is recognized by Continental Who's Who
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

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Valerie A. Giles is recognized by Continental Who's Who
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

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Jason Graae and More Lead RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, Beginning Tonight at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company presents RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, a fabulously campy send up of 'Forbidden Planet' and other sci-fi film and TV shows of the 1950s which melds plot elements from The Tempest with language from multiple plays by Shakespeare. (more...)

Shania Twain to Receive 'Icon' Award at Billboard Women In Music 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Billboard announced today country music superstar Shania Twain as the recipient of the 2016 Women in Music 'Icon' award and chart-topping singer-songwriter Halsey as this year's Women in Music 'Rising Star' artist. (more...)

LOST VOICES to Explore Hurricane Katrina at HERE, Opening This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

EAGLE PROJECT will present LOST VOICES, an evening of two World Premiere plays written by Larissa FastHorse and Elise Marenson both directed by Jessi D. Hill. LOST VOICES is an evening of two short plays that explore how Hurricane Katrina uncovered America's darkest secrets. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE SCARLET LETTER at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the eighth year of the Literature Live! program. This year's Literature Live! presents THE SCARLET LETTER adapted for the stage by Scott Eck and Joe Minutillo from the American classic novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Fred Ebb Foundation Donates Over $1.6 Million to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Fred Ebb Foundation has announced that its 2016 donation to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS will total $1.675 million dollars, bringing the foundation's total contribution to BC/EFA to $13.325 million since it began 12 years ago. The foundation, which is funded by royalties from the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb's vast catalogue of work, makes an annual donation to BC/EFA. (more...)

Rita Rudner to Kick Off the New Year with '9PM IS THE NEW MIDNIGHT' at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Laguna Playhouse has announced the third annual New Year's Eve return of superstar comedienne Rita Rudner, in her bubbly and sparkling show, RITA RUDNER: 9PM IS THE NEW MIDNIGHT!  (more...)

M*A*S*H* Star Loretta Swit Leads ELEANOR ROOSEVELT: HER SECRET JOURNEY, Starting Tonight at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Laguna Playhouse welcomes 'M*A*S*H' star Loretta Swit starring in Eleanor Roosevelt, HER SECRET JOURNEY. (more...)

12th Annual Fred Ebb Award Presented Tonight to Thomas Mizer & Curtis Moore
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The Fred Ebb Foundation (Mitchell S. Bernard, Trustee) in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) will present the twelfth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Thomas Mizer and Curtis Moore, tonight from 6-8pm at a by-invitation-only ceremony in the Penthouse Lounge of The American Airlines Theater. The award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, will be presented by Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley. (more...)

Kesha to Receive Billboard's Women in Music Trailblazer Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Kesha will receive their Women in Music Trailblazer award at the 11th annual event, taking place on December 9th in New York City. The event will be broadcast on Lifetime on December 12. (more...)

Diligent Strengthens Leadership Team with New CMO Appointment
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

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Helen Buford is recognized by Continental Who's Who
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

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BWW Review: THE SCARLET LETTER at The Bay Street Theatre
by Melissa Giordano - Nov 16, 2016

The latest offering from The Bay Street Theatre, Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, with an original script adapted for the Sag Harbor venue by Scott Eck and Joe Minutillo, will leave you unequivocally breathless. The cast is absolutely astounding delivering intense performances taking the audience on a true emotional roller coaster. Based on the classic novel, this thrilling production, part of Bay Street's LITERATURE LIVE! educational program (more about that below), runs through November 26th. (more...)

IWIRC Announces WOYR Award Winner
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

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Billboard Names Meghan Trainor 'Chart Topper'; Maren Morris 'Breakthrough Artist'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Billboard announced today that Meghan Trainor will be named this year's Women in Music “Chart Topper,” recognizing an artist who made milestones on Billboard's music charts, and that Maren Morris will be named this year's “Breakthrough Artist,” (more...)

Chloe Dirksen to Lead Bay Street Theater's THE SCARLET LETTER; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts have announced the eighth year of the Literature Live! program. This year's Literature Live! presents THE SCARLET LETTER adapted for the stage by Scott Eck and Joe Minutillo from the American classic novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne. (more...)

Tony-Winning CABARET Comes to Atlanta's Fox Theatre This Fall; Tickets on Sale This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta announced today that individual tickets for the Atlanta engagement of Roundabout Theatre Company's CABARET will go on sale Sunday, August 28 at 10 a.m. (more...)

'Reinvent Your Happiness: Five Steps to Your Best Self in 2017' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ The State of Our Happiness Report for 2017 shows Americans are getting a failing grade. (more...)

Broadway to Dim Marquees in Memory of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in their memories on Friday, January 6, 2017, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Finishing The Hat! Multiple Tony Winner Bernadette Peters Brings Her Inimitable Vocal Style To The McCallum
by David Green - Jan 24, 2017

The McCallum Theatre presents Bernadette Peters, with Musical Director Marvin Laird, on Saturday, February 4, at 8:00pm. Tony Award-winning actress Bernadette Peters dazzles audiences and critics with her performances on stage and television, in concert and in movies, and on recordings. Bernadette currently stars in Amazon Prime's Golden Globe nominated series, "Mozart in the Jungle." Recent stage credits include City Center's Encores! Production A Bed A Chair: A New York Love Affair. Prior to that, she starred on Broadway in the Stephen Sondheim/James Goldman production of Follies, following a successful run at the Kennedy Center. She also starred opposite Elaine Stritch in A Little Night Music. (more...)

Leaving a Legacy: Paula Stover Retires from Lyric Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Paula Stover, an arts pioneer instrumental in the revitalization of Oklahoma City's Plaza District, will retire from Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma as its managing director this month after more than 40 years with the arts organization. During Stover's tenure, she helped grow Lyric into one of the nation's premier regional theatres. (more...)

Octavia Spencer Named Hasty Pudding Theatrical's Woman of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, announces Oscar winning actress, OCTAVIA SPENCER as the recipient of its 2017 Woman of the Year Award. (more...)

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals Announces Ryan Reynolds as 2017 Man of The Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, announces producer and Golden Globe nominated actor, RYAN REYNOLDS as the recipient of its 2017 Man of the Year Award. (more...)

Life Is Beautiful! Roundabout's CABARET to Play the Princess of Wales Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

David Mirvish will present the national tour of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET. CABARET will play a strictly one-week engagement, February 14 - 19 at the Princess of Wales Theatre. (more...)

John Kander and Greg Pierce to Chat New Musical KID VICTORY at The Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The Drama Book Shop will welcome acclaimed playwright Greg Pierce (Slowgirl, Her Requiem) and three-time Tony Award-winning composer John Kander (Chicago, Cabaret, Kiss of the Spiderwoman, The Visit) for a discussion with playwright and Drama Book Shop Events Manager Steven Carl McCasland (Little Wars) about their new musical, Kid Victory, opening at The Vineyard Theatre in February. (more...)

The 2017 FRIGID Festival Presents An EXIT Theatre Production DENIAL IS A WONDERFUL THING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

One woman, three continents, six decades, and a lusty affair: from Mumbai to the Outback, New York to the Haight, and naive schoolgirl to free spirit, Christina reveals all in this one-woman "talk story". Join her as she relives the highlights and laughs at the mistakes. (more...)

Valentine's-Weekend NJSO Pops Concerts Feature Song-and-Dance Standards from Hollywood's Golden Age
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents song-and-dance standards from the golden age of Hollywood musicals in a Valentine's-weekend pops program, February 10-12 in Red Bank, Newark and New Brunswick. Broadway veterans Joan Hess and Kirby Ward join the Orchestra and guest conductor Gemma New, performing classics inspired by Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Gene Kelly and Eleanor Powell. (more...)

Roseanne Barr Kicks Off Blue Note Comedy Series in April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, is pleased to expand its horizons with a new and ongoing comedy series, kicking off with Roseanne Barr in April. Tickets previously purchased for the Roseanne Barr show in November will still be valid for the April dates. Tickets purchased for November 4 will be valid for the April 8 show, and tickets purchased Nov. 5 will be valid for April 9. All tickets are on sale now at www.bluenotehawaii.com.  (more...)

From Paris To New York – 5TH REPUBLIC in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Visit Feinstein's/ 54 Below for an evening featuring songs from the original musical 5th Republic to celebrate the return of the Paris-based company Broadway au Carre which features contemporary American Musical Theater writers in France every month. (more...)

CABARET Tour Says 'Willkommen' to New Sally Bowles and Emcee
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced new casting for the national tour of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET. (more...)

'Conscience for the tech world' Sherry Turkle Wins USC Annenberg's Everett M. Rogers Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

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Author Maria Larson Releases 'The Night of the Jakal'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Author Maria Larson releases 'The Night of the Jakal' (published by Xlibris). This compelling play chronicles a tale of passion, betrayal and revenge with heavy drama and timely exploration of today's problems. (more...)

ANNIE MORLEY NAMED PRESIDENT OF THE IDAHO VIRTUAL REALITY COUNCIL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

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Photo Flash: New Line Theatre presents ZORBA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

It's 1924, on the Greek island of Crete, and you're about to go on a wild, whirlwind tour of the lusty passions of the human heart. (more...)

ZubiaLive Announces New Heart Month Live-streaming Video Broadcasts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

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March of Dimes Raises $1.4 Million at 6th Annual Celebration of Babies': A Hollywood Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

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espnW Reveals 2016 IMPACT25 List including Simone Biles, Hillary Clinton & Leslie Jones
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

espnW has released its 2016 IMPACT25 list, a who's who of 25 athletes and influencers who have made the biggest difference for women in sports this year. (more...)

VIDEO FLASHBACK: Look Back at the Incredible Career of Stage and Screen Legend Debbie Reynolds
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 28, 2016

Just one day after the heartbreaking passing of her daughter Carrie Fisher, the world was again shocked to learn of the tragic passing of Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds. One of the brightest stars of the Golden Age of Movie Musicals, Reynolds came to fame at just 19 years old in the MGM classic SINGIN' IN THE RAIN.  (more...)

BWW Flashback: Carrie Fisher Stars in One-Woman Broadway Show WISHFUL DRINKING
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

Beloved actress Carrie Fisher is now in stable condition after suffering a heart attack over the weekend. Today BWW looks back at Fisher's autobiographical one-woman Broadway show, WISHFUL DRINKING. (more...)

Candice Guardino to Bring ITALIAN BRED to The Colony Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

ITALIAN BRED comes to the West Coast after a successful Off Broadway NYC run with Sold-Out Crowds and Rave Reviews. After several, standing room only performances at the Hudson Theatre in Hollywood, Italian Bred moves to The Colony Theatre in Burbank to accommodate the frequent large crowds. (more...)

Fran Drescher Will Host The American Pops Orchestra's '75 YEARS OF BARBRA STREISAND' Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Fran Drescher - the Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated actress and noted Barbra Streisand fan - will serve as celebrity host when Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra present Don't Rain on My Parade: 75 Years of Barbra Streisand on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Olympic Medalist Simone Biles tops espnW's 2016 IMPACT25 List as 'Woman of the Year'
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Gymnast Simone Biles has been named espnW's Woman of the Year, topping the 2016 IMPACT25 list, a who's who of 25 athletes and influencers who have made the biggest difference in women in sports this year. (more...)

Short Play Festival PICK OF THE VINE to Open This Winter at Little Fish Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Little Fish Theatre is proud to present Pick of the Vine as the first production of its all-new 2017 season.  (more...)

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