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Playwrights Horizons (New York, NY)
416 West 42nd St.(between 9th & 10th Aves)
New York, NY
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Tuesdays through Fridays at 8pm
Saturdays at 2:30pm and 8pm
Sundays at 2:30pm and 7:30pm
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BWW Reviews: Forum Theatre's PLUTO Delves into the Surreal
by Elizabeth Bruce - Feb 28, 2014

PLUTO, the new play by Steve Yockey now playing at Forum Theatre as part of the National New Play Network's Rolling World Premier, is laden with mythological symbols scattered about a most ordinary looking kitchen inhabited by a seemingly normal mom and her 20ish-year-old son. There is the three-headed dog, Cerebus, named for the mythological creature that guarded the underworld. There is Death, who, grim-reaper like, rumbles behind the door of the ordinary looking refrigerator, seeking access to the latest of the newly dead. And then, there is the macabre backstory of the young man's father who died laughing hysterically in his sleep, clad in the new green pajamas sold to him by Death as a salesman at the local mall. (more...)


Photo Flash: SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man, a new comedy written by Matt Murphy, based on the best-selling book by Dan Anderson and Maggie Berman, is now playing Off-Broadway at The 777 Theatre (777 Eighth Avenue, between 47th and 48th Streets). Directed by Tim Drucker (writer/director of Spidermusical, co-book writer for the musical Fat Camp) Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man stars Jason Michael Snow (last seen on Broadway in Book of Mormon, and the composer, co-writer and co-producer of the current internet sensationRussian Broadway Shut Down) as Dan, Lindsay Nicole Chambers (Lysistrata Jones, Forbidden Broadway, 'Submissions Only') as Robyn, and Andrew Brewer (Cougar The Musical) as Stefan. Scroll down for photos from the opening night festivities! (more...)


BWW Blog: Shakespeare as Sustenance in our Community
by Guest Blogger: Dan McCleary - Jan 12, 2014

For those of us who spend much our days raising funds to produce live theatre, we are intimate with the competition for those funds from individuals, governments, foundations, and corporations. (more...)


BWW Reviews: 68 Cent Crew Presents West Coast Premiere of STOREFRONT CHURCH
by Shari Barrett - Jan 4, 2014

68 Cent Crew is presenting the West Coast premiere of STOREFRONT CHURCH, the final installment of John Patrick Shanley's trilogy called Church and State, which began with the critically acclaimed DOUBT, for two more weeks through January 11, 2014 at the NoHo Arts Center. (more...)


BWW Reviews: World Premiere of LOST GIRLS Addresses Teen Pregnancy Across Generations
by Shari Barrett - Nov 24, 2013

LOST GIRLS by John Pollono is a hard-hitting working class drama about people struggling to redefine family. The struggle of America's working class sometimes gets short shrift in pop culture--either represented as generic American Heroes, or as struggling simpletons who need to be saved. But the reality is much more interesting. (more...)


Photo Flash: Bobby Cronin, Amanda Green, Blake Pfeil and More in INSPIRED 2 Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2013

Kevin Carter, Bobby Cronin, Scott Evan Davis, Drew Gasparini, Julia Meinwald, Blake Pfeil, Jeff Thomson, and Amanda Green starred in INSPIRED 2: A Benefit Concert for the Humane Society of NYC and The Last Resort Rescue of NJ, on November 18th, 7pm at Stage 72/Triad. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)


BWW Reviews: World Premiere Musical THE BLACK SUITS Celebrates the Joy and Angst of Being in a Teenage Garage Band
by Shari Barrett - Nov 15, 2013

Set in a garage in suburban Long Island, THE BLACK SUITS tells the tale of four boys (lead singer, guitar, bass and drums) who are preparing for stardom by way of the St. Anne's Battle of the Bands. The band and the music give focus and sustenance to the boys whose lives are filled with teenage angst and longing, struggles with friends and girlfriends, and the need to make choices. (more...)


Photo Flash: Hugh Jackman, Montego Glover and More Help Raise Almost $3 Million at 2013 Angel Ball
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research hosted its signature fundraiser, the Angel Ball, on Tuesday, October 29th at Cipriani Wall Street. The black-tie benefit, hosted by Grammy-nominated song writer Denise Rich featured a cocktail reception, dinner, live musical performances, a paddle raise and both live and online auctions raising nearly $3 million for the Foundation's research initiatives. This year's gala honored three individuals for their outstanding philanthropic contributions to cancer research. Supermodel Karolina Kurkova presented Simon de Pury, Chairman, de Pury de Pury with an award for his dedication to raising much needed funds for cancer research. Hugh Jackman along with his wife Deborra-lee Furness honored Deborra-lee's mother, Fay Duncan, President of the Fight Cancer Foundation in Australia and Ethan Zohn took the stage to talk about how research and the work of Clay B. Siegall, Ph.D., Co-Founder, President & CEO, Seattle Genetics, saved his life. Scroll down for photos! (more...)


Fashion Photo of the Day 9/27/13 - Julia Louis-Dreyfus
by Rachel Stone - Sep 27, 2013

I saved my favorite for last of the Emmy Award red carpet pics: Julia Louis-Dreyfus. I know it is a cliche but she really does get better with age...like a fine wine...ok that's enough of that! But come one, doesn't she look FAB? This Monique Lhuillier gown is the epitome of awards show sophistication and glamour and Julia styled it to perfection by leaving everything else simple. (more...)


Photo Flash: The Space at Westbury Opens in Nassau County
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

Like a phoenix rising from the ashes. Nassau County's newest state of the art theater and special events venue, The Space at Westbury opened September 17 on the site of the long abandoned, graffiti-filled eyesore, the historic Westbury Theater. The vision of developer Cyrus Hakakian and his Lowe Properties partners, the project has been nine years in the making but is now open for business. Scroll down for photos! (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at Road Less Traveled's BUFFALO RISES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

Buffalo-based theatre company Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) kicks off its monumental tenth season September 13, 2013 with the world premiere of Buffalo Rises. Comprised of eight, ten-minute snapshots, Buffalo Rises honors what it is to be a Buffalonian through the exploration of our rising past, beautiful present, and hopeful future. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below! (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at MR. BURNS at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2013

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York Premiere Production of Mr. Burns, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY, a new play by Anne Washburn (The Internationalist), with music by Obie Award winner Michael Friedman (Saved at PH; Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson; the currentLoves' Labours Lost at Shakespeare in the Park), directed by Obie Award winner Steve Cosson (Gone Missing, This Beautiful City, founding Artistic Director of The Civilians). Mr. Burns will be presented as the first production of the theater company's 2013-2014 Season. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)


Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of BAYSIDE! THE MUSICAL!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2013

The cast and song list were just announced for Bayside! The Musical!, the unauthorized musical parody of TV's 'Saved By The Bell'. Bayside! will begin an Off-Broadway run at New York City's Theatre 80 on September 12, 2013. Get a first look at the cast in the photos below! (more...)


BWW Reviews: SAVING KITTY at NJ Rep Entertains with Thought Provoking Humor
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2013

'Saving Kitty,' a comedy by Marisa Smith opened at the New Jersey Repertory Company in Long Branch on Saturday, July 27th and the audience enjoyed every minute of it. Smith has succeeded in writing a play that is completely entertaining and truly thought provoking. Drawing on her personal experience, Smith's writing examines behaviors that are commonly associated with the right and the left and calls them into question. (more...)


Photo Flash: New Production Shots from Steppenwolf Theatre's FIRST LOOK 2013
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2013

Steppenwolf Theatre Company's eighth annual First Look Repertory of New Work features three developmental productions of new plays presented in rotating repertory now through August 25, 2013 in the Garage Theatre (1624 N Halsted St). Check out photos from the productions below! (more...)


Photo Flash: Piedmont Players Theatre & Fibrant's THE NERD, Now Playing Through 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2013

Piedmont Players Theatre along with Fibrant presents THE NERD by Larry Shue through August 3 at 7:30pm. Tickets for Adults are $15, and $12 for Seniors/Students. Check out a first look at the production below! (more...)


BWW Reviews: SAVING KITTY at NJ Rep Entertains with Thought Provoking Humor
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 31, 2013

'Saving Kitty,' a comedy by Marisa Smith opened at the New Jersey Repertory Company in Long Branch on Saturday, July 27th and the audience enjoyed every minute of it. Smith has succeeded in writing a play that is completely entertaining and truly thought provoking. Drawing on her personal experience, Smith's writing examines behaviors that are commonly associated with the right and the left and calls them into question. (more...)


Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Playwrights Horizons' MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY
by Walter McBride - Jul 26, 2013

BroadwayWorld attended the Meet & Greet for the Playwrights Horizons New York Premiere Production of Mr. Burns, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY at the show's rehearsal today, July 26, 2013, in New York City. Scroll down to meet the company! (more...)


Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Steppenwolf's 2013 FIRST LOOK Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

Performances begin in three weeks for Steppenwolf Theatre Company's upcoming eighth annual First Look Repertory of New Work, featuring three developmental productions of new plays presented in rotating repertory July 29 - August 25, 2013 in the Garage Theatre (1624 N Halsted St). First Look 2013 includes: Annie Bosh is Missing by Janine Nabers, directed by Shade Murray; Buena Vista by Edith Freni, directed byensemble member Tim Hopper; and The Gospel of Franklin by Aaron Carter, directed by Robert O'Hara. Scroll down for a sneak peek at Annie Bosh, Buena Vista and The Gospel of Franklin in rehearsal! (more...)


FREEZE FRAME: Peters & Fierstein Host the 15th Annual Broadway Barks!
by Walter McBride - Jul 13, 2013

Today was the 15th annual BROADWAY BARKS!, a star-studded dog and cat adoption event benefiting New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies. We'll bring you full coverage later this weekend, but couldn't resist a quick snap of two Broadway cuties and one furry friend in the meantime! (more...)