Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/26/2016

Below is's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 11/26/2016. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit's Event Calendar.

THE LION KING's Thuli Dumakude Leads SING! South African Holiday Celebration Off-Broadway - 11/26/2016

Led by the magnificent voice of Thuli Dumakude (The Lion King, the film Cry Freedom) and featuring an ensemble of American and South African women, SING! A SOUTH AFRICAN AND AMERICAN MUSICAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATION will celebrate the joyous holiday season from many threads of culture.

Comedian And Comedy Hypnotist Don Barnhart Offers Free Downloads Of Hypnosis CD’s To Celebrate The Holiday Season - 11/26/2016

Comedian And Comedy Hypnotist Don Barnhart Offers Free Downloads Of Hypnosis CD’s To Celebrate The Holiday Season - 11/26/2016

Keating, Sexton & More Star in PIGEON IN THE Taj Mahal at Irish Rep - 11/27/2016

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced complete casting for the world premiere of THE PIGEON IN THE Taj Mahal, by Laoisa Sexton.

Songwriters Mizer & Moore Honored with 2016 Fred Ebb Award - 11/28/2016

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

Tony Winner Brian Stokes Mitchell Set for WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT - 11/28/2016

Maberry Theatricals has announced that two-time Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell will take the stage for one-night-only in WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT, the internationally-acclaimed play by Nassim Soleimanpour, on Monday, November 28, 2016.


Theater Close-Up, the unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and the large community of New York City area non-profit Off-Broadway theaters, will present Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Buried Child in Scott Elliott's acclaimed production from The New Group, Monday, November 28 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN, with an encore presentation on Friday, December 2 at 3:30 a.m. The play will also air Sunday, December 18 at 10 p.m. on WLIW21. Actress Blythe Danner hosts the broadcast.

Off Broadway Theaters Band Together for 2016 Toy Drive - 11/28/2016

The Off Broadway League is recognizing the needs of the less fortunate this holiday season – particularly imperiled children – by launching an OFF BROADWAY TOY DRIVE, Monday, November 28th – Wednesday, December 21st benefiting Safe Horizon, the largest non-profit victim services agency in the United States, touching the lives of more than 250,000 children, adults and families affected by crime and abuse throughout New York City each year.

THE GREAT COMET OF 1812's Josh Groban Performs on NBC's 'Today' - 11/28/2016

LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON Gets Reading at Abingdon - 11/28/2016

Abingdon Theatre Company launches its Ghostlight Reading Series with LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON by Charles Mee on November 28 at 7pm. The reading is free and open to the public at Abingdon Theatre Company's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Leon Ingulsrud is set to direct.

Tuck In With A Tasty Post-Thanksgiving Treat at York's TUNE IN TIME - 11/28/2016

The York Theatre Company welcomes a special tasty post-Thanksgiving treat with the November installment of the game show for musical theater lovers, Tune in Time.

Cast of HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Visits 'Today' on NBC - 11/28/2016

NBC has announced that on Monday, November 28th, the cast of HAIRSPRAY LIVE will make an appearance on 'Today.' As BWW previously announced, THE GREAT COMET of 1812's Josh Groban will also be performing on the broadcast.

First Look: Miranda Narrates HAMILTON-Inspired DRUNK HISTORY, Premiering Tonight - 11/29/2016

History will repeat itself and so will the laughs as the Emmy-winning Comedy Central series DRUNK HISTORY transports viewers back in time to hang with the founding fathers in a HAMILTON-inspired episode.

All-Female Soccer Play THE WOLVES Gets Encore Off-Broadway - 11/29/2016

The world premiere of The Wolves, Sarah DeLappe's debut play, was met with widespread critical acclaim and sold-out houses when it opened on September 11 of this year. In response to popular demand, The Playwrights Realm, by arrangement with Scott Rudin and Eli Bush, will present a limited, encore engagement of the production from November 29–December 24.  

Tennis Commentator Headlines Post-Show Panel at DON'T YOU F**KING SAY A WORD - 11/29/2016

Gelf Magazine will host a special post-show panel and talkback event, following the scheduled performance of Andy Bragen's Don't You F**king Say a Word at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street between Park and Madison).

Kate Arrington Joins Original Stars in Off-Broadway Encore of THE WOLVES - 11/29/2016

The Playwrights Realm has announced the complete cast of The Wolves, Sarah DeLappe's debut play.

Breaking News: Barbra Streisand Will Take Concert Tour to Florida - 11/30/2016

Just announced, Barbra Streisand, who last year became the only recording artist or group to achieve #1 albums in each of six decades, is bringing her concert tour to four cities in Florida this winter.

HEDWIG's Darren Criss Makes Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut - 11/30/2016

Actor, musician and Emmy-nominated composer, Darren Criss, will make his Feinstein's at the Nikko debut for one performance only - Wednesday, November 30 at 7 p.m.

Comedian And Comedy Hypnotist Don Barnhart Offers Free Downloads Of Hypnosis CD’s To Celebrate The Holiday Season - 11/30/2016


The Madison Square Garden Company announced today RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL will make its New York City debut at the Theater at Madison Square Garden this holiday season.

ADVENTURES and More Set for COC's Free Concert Series - 12/1/2016

The Free Concert Series in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre is a unique opportunity to experience diverse artistic programming in what has become one of Toronto's most exciting cultural hubs.

Broadway's A BRONX TALE Opens Tonight - 12/1/2016

Rehearsals began today for the Broadway premiere of A BRONX TALE THE MUSICAL, the new musical featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater, co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, with choreography by Tony nominee Sergio Trujillo. The show is produced by Tommy Mottola, the Dodgers, and Tribeca Productions.

Louderman & More Join Original Chicago Stars in RIDE THE CYCLONE at MCC - 12/1/2016

MCC Theater today announced casting and full creative team for its thrilling New York City premiere of the new musical Ride the Cyclone, which marks just the third musical in MCC's now-iconic 30-year history of producing new works for the American theater.

iLUMINATE Lights Up the Holidays in New York City - 12/1/2016

iLuminate, named the best new act in America by 'America's Got Talent,' returns to New York City to light up the holidays with displays of visual and musical amazement in a limited 7-week engagement.

Roundabout's Broadway Revival of SHE LOVES ME Comes to Theaters Nationwide Today - 12/1/2016

The critically acclaimed Roundabout Theatre Company production of SHE LOVES ME will be the first title offered in cinemas nationwide on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. local time.

Three Day Hangover Slings Back the Vodka with DRUNKLE VANYA - 12/1/2016

Three Day Hangover is slinging back the vodka in their latest booze-filled theatrical extravaganza. They've partnered with Tolstoy's Lounge, a brand-new midtown hot spot inspired by the works of Leo Tolstoy and other luminaries, affectionately known as Tolstoy's boys.

Starry Marni Nixon Tribute & More Set for WINTER RHYTHMS at Urban Stages - 12/1/2016

Urban Stages has announced the line-up for this year's Award Winning series, WINTER RHYTHMS 2016, which will begin Thursday, December 1 and will feature some of New York's best musical performances through Sunday, December 11, 2016 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th Street, just East of 8th Avenue).

WHEN BROADWAY WENT TO HOLLYWOOD Hits the Shelves - 12/1/2016

The celebrated Ethan Mordden is back with a new musical theatre title: WHEN BROADWAY WENT TO HOLLYWOOD, out from Oxford University Press on December 1.

Domingo Quinones Replaces Tito Nieves in Off-Broadway's I LIKE IT LIKE THAT - 12/1/2016

Celebrated singer / actor Domingo Quiñones will return to the stage to star in the hit Off-Broadway musical I Like It Like That beginning December 1, 2016, taking over the role of Roberto, currently played by Grammy nominee Tito Nieves.

Hollywood Parody THE BIG UNCUT FLICK Set for Theatre Row - 12/1/2016

Gracye Productions presents Todd Michael's loving parody of Hollywood films THE BIG UNCUT FLICK at Theatre Row's Studio Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street, NYC.

Domingo Quiñones Joins Cast of Hit off-Broadway Show I LIKE IT LIKE THAT - 12/1/2016

THE BABYLON LINE Author, Director Set for LC Theater's Platform Series - 12/1/2016

Lincoln Center Theater Platform Series, a forum for public discussion between Lincoln Center Theater artists and theatergoers, continues on Thursday, December 1 at 6pm, with THE BABYLON LINE author Richard Greenberg and director Terry Kinney. They will be interviewed by LCT Dramaturg Anne Cattaneo.

Sierra Boggess Joins Golden Hat 'CHRISTMAS CAROL' Benefit - 12/1/2016

Just announced, Sierra Boggess will join Matthew Morrison for Tim Janis and The American Christmas Carol at Carnegie Hall on December 1st.

Jennifer Ashley Tepper Celebrates 'UNTOLD STORIES...VOL 3' at Drama Book Shop - 12/1/2016

Dress Circle Publishing will celebrate their new book THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 - the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper - with a special event at The Drama Book Shop (250 West 4oth Street in Manhattan) on Thursday, December 1 at 5:30 PM.

Lonny Price Directs New Warhol/Basquiat Play Starring Calvin Levels - 12/2/2016

Staged Dreams has announced the world premiere of COLLABORATION: WARHOL & BASQUIAT, a new American play written by Tony Award nominee Calvin Levels and directed by Tony Award nominee Lonny Price.

Faith Prince and Marc Kudisch Star in LA Opera's WONDERFUL TOWN - 12/2/2016

Tony Award winner Faith Prince will star as sharpwitted aspiring reporter Ruth Sherwood opposite three-time Tony nominee Marc Kudisch as sympathetic editor RoBert Baker in LA Opera's December presentation of Wonderful Town.

MOTHER AFRICA: MY HOME Swings Into New Victory Theater for the Holidays - 12/2/2016

Alan Menken's APPRENTICESHIP OF DUDDY KRAVITZ Releases Original Cast Recording - 12/2/2016

Ghostlight Records will release the original cast recording of the musical The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz online and in stores on Friday, December 2, 2016.

Mary Martin's 1958 Album 'HI-HO...Walt Disney FAVORITES' Gets Remastered - 12/2/2016

Stage Door Records has announced the debut CD release of Mary Martin's 1958 studio album HI-HO MARY SINGS AND MARY SWINGS Walt Disney FAVORITES on December 2nd 2016. The release continues Stage Door's COLLECTOR'S SERIES, a line of limited edition CD products that celebrate Broadway / Hollywood musicals and vocalists of the 1950s and 60s.

Tony Winner Nikki M. James Boards LA Opera's WONDERFUL TOWN - 12/2/2016

Nikki M. James, who won a Tony Award for her appearance in The Book of Mormon, will appear as Eileen Sherwood in LA Opera's December presentation of Wonderful Town.

HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Soundtrack Released Before NBC's Broadcast - 12/2/2016

On December 2, 2016 Masterworks Broadway/Epic Records will release 'Hairspray LIVE! Original Soundtrack Of The NBC Television Event' the companion album to NBC's broadcast of 'Hairspray Live!' which will air on Wednesday December 7, 2016 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

THE WOODSMAN's Eliza Simpson Brings MOTHER LINE STORY PROJECT to Abingdon - 12/2/2016

Following sold-out performances at The PIT and Dixon Place, THE MOTHER LINE STORY PROJECT is coming to the Abingdon Theatre Company's Dorothy Strelsin Theatre (312 West 36th Street) for a one-night-only engagement on Friday, December 2 at 7pm.

Tim Realbuto's YES Plays Off-Broadway; Film Version in the Works - 12/2/2016

Tim Realbuto's critically acclaimed two-person drama YES will open next month at The Manhattan Repertory Theatre as part of the Off-Broadway venue's Fall Play Spectacular.

Vivian Reed's Yours Until Tomorrow: The Epic Years Compilation Released - 12/2/2016

Vivian Reed - the two-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway star and concert artist - will return with her acclaimed show 'Standards and More' at The Metropolitan Room for two more performances this year on Thursday, November 10 at 7:00 PM and Wednesday, December 14 at 9:30 PM.

Joel B. New's CABOT COVE Album Out on Broadway Records - 12/2/2016

Broadway Records has announced that CABOT COVE will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, December 2, 2016.


Theater Close-Up, the unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and the large community of New York City area non-profit Off-Broadway theaters, will present Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Buried Child in Scott Elliott's acclaimed production from The New Group, Monday, November 28 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN, with an encore presentation on Friday, December 2 at 3:30 a.m. The play will also air Sunday, December 18 at 10 p.m. on WLIW21. Actress Blythe Danner hosts the broadcast.

Live Albums from Busch, Cusack, Pascal & Rapp Out on Broadway Records - 12/2/2016

Broadway Records today announced three new titles to be added to its 'Live at Feinstein's/54 Below' series: Charles Busch - LIVE AT FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Carmen Cusack - IF YOU KNEW MY STORY and Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp - ACOUSTICALLY SPEAKING: 20 YEARS OF FRIENDSHIP.

War Dog Musical 'SGT. STUBBY' Melts Hearts at St. Luke's - 12/3/2016

Patriots, dog lovers and history buffs, Attention! SGT. STUBBY: THE GREAT AMERICAN WAR DOG MUSICAL, a new musical inspired by the most decorated war dog of World War I, with book & lyrics by Jack Dyville and music & lyrics by Lawrence Wankel will make its New York premiere on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at St. Luke's Theatre, 46th Street in Manhattan.

FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Heads to Honolulu for Pearl Harbor Commemoration - 12/3/2016

Multiple award-winning film and theatre lyricist Tim Rice is bringing excerpts of his latest musical, “From Here to Eternity,” to Honolulu to participate in the commemoration events of the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor.

Judy Gold Leads THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL as 'Scrooge' at NJPAC - 12/3/2016

A new holiday tradition is born when Broadway Sings The Muppet Christmas Carol takes to the stage. NJPAC is happy to present a concert version of the music, the magic and the holiday cheer of the Muppets' memorable rendition of the Dickens tale.

SHAH'S OF SUNSET Star G.G. Gharachedaghi Joins 'SEX TIPS' Off-Broadway - 12/3/2016

The producers have announced Golnesa “G.G.” Gharachedaghi, star of “Shahs of Sunset,” will make her stage debut in New York's longest running comedy Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man for a limited two-week engagement this December. 

Menken & Anderson-Lopez Featured in DGF's 'LEGACY PROJECT' Screening - 12/3/2016

The Dramatists Guild Fund presents a screening of the third volume of The Legacy Project documentary series featuring a conversation with Alan Menken and Kristen Anderson-Lopez at The TimesCenter 242 West 41st Street on Saturday, December 3 at 6:00 PM.

THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS Dance Party Kicks Off the Holidays at The McKittrick Hotel - 12/3/2016

The McKittrick Hotel (530 W 27th Street), home of the immersive theater spectacle Sleep No More, continues its monthly film-inspired Supercinema dance parties with an evening celebrating Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas, on Saturday, December 3, 2016, fittingly just as the holidays kick into full gear.

Irish Storytellers & Stano Team for 'IN BETWEEN SILENCE' at Barrow Street - 12/3/2016

A spellbinding collaboration between several of Ireland's top contemporary writers and the composer Stano, comes to the Barrow Street Theatre, 27 Barrow Street, for a limited 12-performance engagement from December 3 to December 13.

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