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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/10/2016

Below is BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 12/10/2016. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit BroadwayWorld.com's Event Calendar.

Richard Nelson's THE GABRIELS Marathons at The Public Theater - 12/10/2016

The Public Theater announced today that THE GABRIELS: Election Year in the Life of One Family will present marathon performances of all three shows in this acclaimed trilogy.


The Drama League's DIRECTORFEST 2016 - 12/10/2016

The Drama League has announced full casting for DirectorFest 2016: The 33rdAnnual Directors Festival, an evening of four short plays staged by The Drama League Directors Project Fall Directing Fellows Candis C. Jones, James Dean Palmer, Jesca Prudencio, and Shaun Patrick Tubbs.


A Cappella Musical IN TRANSIT Opens on Broadway - 12/11/2016

Tickets for the new musical In Transit will go on sale exclusively for American Express Card Members beginning Monday, July 25, 2016.


Espinosa, Lewis & O'Hara to Join Jason Robert Brown at SubCulture - 12/11/2016

Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown's wildly successful and acclaimed concert series is returning to SubCulture in 2016, and just announced for this fall and winter are Broadway superstars Eden Espinosa, Norm Lewis and Kelli O'Hara.


HAMILTON's Renee Elise Goldsberry Chairs New Victory Family Benefit - 12/11/2016

On Sunday, December 11, 2016, the New Victory Family Benefit will transform the historic New Victory Theater into a bustling bazaar of food, fun and frolic inspired by the circus spectacular Mother Africa: My Home.


Disney's FROZEN to make Network Broadcast Premiere Tonight on ABC - 12/11/2016

Disney’s Academy Award®-winning FROZEN, the highest-grossing animated movie of all time, will make its network broadcast premiere as part of the Wonderful World of Disney on SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11 (8:00-10:04 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network.


Become a Live Puppet at NINA CONTI: IN YOUR FACE Off-Broadway - 12/12/2016

Nina Conti: In Your Face will play off-Broadway at Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow Street) beginning December 12th with the official opening scheduled for December 14th.


OTHELLO, Starring Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo, Opens at NYTW - 12/12/2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced performance and ticket on-sale dates for OTHELLO, directed by Tony Award winner Sam Gold (Fun Home). OTHELLO will begin previews on Tuesday, November 22and open on Monday, December 12 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003) for a limited run through Wednesday, January 18, 2017.


From Hollywood Fringe to Off-Broadway in 2 years - 12/12/2016


National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Honors Liev Schreiber at 'Golden Gala' - 12/12/2016

Golden Globe nominee and Tony Award winner Liev Schreiber will be honored at the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene [NYTF] Golden Gala at the Museum of Jewish Heritage on Monday, December 12th, 7pm. Schreiber is currently in New York City and can be seen playing the lead role of Le Vicomte de Valmont in Les Liaisons Dangereuses on Broadway through January 22, 2017.


PSYCH's James Roday Heads to WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT - 12/12/2016

Maberry Theatricals have announced two new stars for the New York premiere of WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT, the internationally-acclaimed play by Nassim Soleimanpour.


Martin & Brickell Reunite with BRIGHT STAR Cast in Concert at Town Hall - 12/12/2016

Kurt Deutsch, President of Ghostlight Records, today announced that the original cast of the Outer Critics Circle Award winner for Best Musical and multi-Tony Award nominated musical Bright Star will reunite for a one-night-only concert to celebrate the show's smash hit Original Cast Recording.


The Video Games OPENS off-broadway - 12/12/2016


Roundabout's Starry KISS ME, KATE Benefit - 12/12/2016

Roundabout Theatre Company welcomes Norm Lewis as 'Harrison Howell,' completing the all-star cast of Kelli O'Hara (Lilli Vanessi), Will Chase (FrEd Graham), Robert Fairchild (Bill), Heléne Yorke (Lois), Chuck Cooper (Harry Trevor/Baptista), Richard Kind (Gangster) and John Pankow (Gangster) in a one-night only Benefit Concert Reading of Kiss Me, Kate, with music and lyrics by Cole Porter and book by Sam and Bella Spewack, music direction by Patrick Vaccariello and choreography by Warren Carlyle.


Aitken Directs Faridany & Waterston in DESIGN FOR LIVING at The Acting Co. - 12/12/2016

The Acting Company will launch its 2016-2017 John McDonald Salon Series with a reading of Noël Coward's wonderfully wicked British comedy Design for Living on Monday, December 12th at 7 PM at the Lynn Redgrave Theater at the Culture Project, 45 Bleecker Street, New York, NY.


TUNE IN TIME Game Show Adds Holiday Spin at York Theatre Company - 12/12/2016

The York Theatre Company welcomes a special holiday celebration with the December installment of the game show for musical theater lovers, Tune in Time, presented by Amy Engelhardt and Heather Shields, hosted by Emily McNamara, with Musical Director Nate Buccieri and annoyingly insistent timekeeper Sheila Head, with celebrity judges Nick Corley (A Christmas Carol, The Musical), Brandon Ellis (It's a Wonderful Life Radio Play) and Kirsten Wyatt (Elf, A Christmas Story), all of whom are veterans of one Christmas musical or another.


LITTLE SHOP's Ellen Greene Hits YouTube in Horror Comedy - 12/12/2016

Just days after the news that a musical film remake of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS is in the works, the show's original Off-Broadway and big screen star Ellen Greene will appear in the new horror comedy series 12 DEADLY DAYS, debuting on Monday, December 12, on Youtube Red.


Anna Kendrick & More Announce 2017 Golden Globe Nominees - 12/12/2016

Don Cheadle, Laura Dern and Anna Kendrick will announce the nominees for the 74th AnnuAl Golden Globe Awards on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016 from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.


Broadway's ALLEGIANCE, Starring George Takei, Comes to Theaters Nationwide Today - 12/13/2016

Straight from Broadway, and inspired by the true-life experiences of George Takei (“Star Trek,” “Heroes”), Allegiance tells the moving story of one family, much like Takei's, whose life is upended by the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII. “George Takei's Allegiance: The Broadway Musical On The Big Screen” comes to movie theaters nationwide for one night on Tuesday, December 13


THE STRANGE UNDOING OF PRUDENCIA HART Opens at The McKittrick Hotel - 12/13/2016

The McKittrick Hotel, home of the immersive theater spectacle Sleep No More, will present the New York premiere of The National Theatre of Scotland's The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart, a transporting, music-filled folk theater fable, created by writer David Greig and director Wils Wilson, with design by Georgia McGuinness, movement by Janice Parker and musical direction by Alasdair Macrae.


HIS ROYAL HIPNESS LORD BUCKLEY Returns to 59E59 This Winter - 12/13/2016

59E59 Theaters hosts a return engagement of HIS ROYALHIPNESS LORD BUCKLEY, written and performed by Jake Broder and directed by David Ellenstein.


Opera North's AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS Opens at CCA - 12/13/2016

Gian Carlo Menotti's beloved children's opera Amahl and the Night Visitors  will be performed at the historic Capitol Center for the Arts in Downtown Concord on Tuesday, December 13 at 11AM.   This performance is part of the CCA's Lincoln Financial School Series and is open to opera fans of all ages. Tickets are $7 pp.


NO PAY, NUDITY, Starring Gabriel Byrne & Nathan Lane, Now on Digital Download, DVD & VOD - 12/13/2016

Following its 25 city U.S. theatrical monterey media is proud to announce the December 13th Digital Download, DVD & VOD release of Lee Wilkof’s off-beat comedy NO PAY, NUDITY.


Broadway's ALADDIN Performs New Version of 'Friend Like Me' Live on GMA - 12/13/2016

The cast of Disney's Aladdin, led by Adam Jacobs (Aladdin) and Tony Award-winner James Monroe Iglehart (Genie), will perform a never-before-seen version of the show-stopping production number “Friend Like Me” live from the stage of the New Amsterdam Theatre on “Good Morning America” on Tuesday, December 13, 2016.


L.A. Christmas Comedy SANTASIA Returns to St. Luke's This Month - 12/13/2016

SANTASIA, L.A.'s hilarious holiday musical sketch comedy show that embraces and skewers all the iconic moments of the Christmas season is returning to St. Luke's Theatre, (308 West 46th Street) in Manhattan December 13th through December 28th.


Evening Crane Theatre to present Lord Byron's WERNER - 12/13/2016


Evening Crane Theatre to present Lord Byron's WERNER - 12/13/2016


DREAMGIRLS Starring Amber Riley Opens in London - 12/14/2016

Sonia Friedman Productions is delighted to release more tickets for the long-awaited UK premiere of Dreamgirls.  With the first few weeks selling out fast, the new booking period will extend performances at the Savoy Theatre until 6 May 2017. These tickets will go on sale at 10am on Friday 14 October 2016.


'GOREY' Delves Into the Mysterious Life of Edward Gorey Off-Broadway - 12/14/2016

Life Jacket Theatre Company will present GOREY: THE SECRET LIVES OF Edward GoreY, a new play written and directed by Travis Russ, in a strictly limited Off-Broadway engagement from December 14, 2016 - January 14, 2017 at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street).


Evening Crane Theatre to present Lord Byron's WERNER - 12/14/2016


Photos: Sneak Peek at BRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS Off-Broadway - 12/15/2016

Due to overwhelming demand, YouTube sensation Drew Droege (the internet's 'Chloe', Drunk History, and Bob's Burgers) returns to New York for a three-week limited holiday engagement of Bright Colors And Bold Patterns at the Barrow Street Theatre (27 Barrow St, New York) from December 15 - 30, directed by Michael Urie (Buyer & Cellar). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at Droege onstage below!


NO MAN'S LAND with Ian McKellen & Patrick Stewart Hits Cinemas - 12/15/2016

On Thursday, December 15th, National Theatre Live broadcasts Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart's return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter's No Man's Land, directed by Sean Mathias, live to cinemas internationally from Wyndham's Theatre, London.


Original Series Star Gabrielle Carteris Appears at 90210! THE MUSICAL! - 12/15/2016

Gabrielle Carteris, who starred as the rich at knowledge but poor at money, chief editor of the award winning publication West Beverly Blaze Andrea Zuckerman on Beverly Hills, 90210, will be making special appearances at 90210! The Musical! on Thursday, December 15 and Friday, December 16. Carteris will host the performances, meet with fans, take photos and sign autographs.


Prospect Theater Continues 2016 IGNITE Series with STRIKING 12 in Concert - 12/16/2016

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director, and Melissa Huber, Managing Director, continues its 2016 IGNITE Series with two special one-night-only events at The Times Center (242 West 41st Street, NYC).


AMELIE, Starring Phillipa Soo, Opens in L.A. - 12/16/2016

Casting has been set for Center Theatre Group's production of “Amélie, A New Musical” at the Ahmanson Theatre which begins previews December 4, 2016, opens December 16 and continues through January 15, 2017.


THE LION IN WINTER, Based on Goldman Play, Gets New 4K Restoration at Film Forum - 12/16/2016

THE LION IN WINTER (1968), Anthony Harvey's multiple-Oscar-winning adaptation of the play by James Goldman, starring Peter O'Toole and Katharine Hepburn, and with the film debuts of both Anthony Hopkins and Timothy Dalton, will run at Film Forum in a new 4K restoration, from Friday, December 16 through Tuesday, December 27.


Andrew Lippa Appears in SWAN LAKE THE MUSICAL Concert in Hollywood - 12/17/2016

Broadway's Andrew Lippa will star in Seibert & Lundquist's Swan Lake: The Musical, Live in Concert on December 17, 2016 at 8:00PM at The Montalbán Theater in Hollywood.


R&B Star Monifah joins Broadway Vet Virginia Woodruff in FOR ALL MY GIRLS: A Musical Celebrating the Everyday Diva - 12/17/2016


Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Presents HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS - 12/17/2016

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will be presenting the annual family holiday tradition, Home for the Holidays, on Saturday, December 17 at 7:30pm and Sunday, December 18 at 3:00pm at the Tivoli Theatre.


Quaid, Sexton & Spinella Lead Shakespeare Monologue Workshop at Red Bull - 12/17/2016

A few spots remain for Red Bull Theater's Shakespeare Monologue Intensive. The one-day workshop with Amanda Quaid, Michael Sexton, and Stephen Spinella is set for Saturday, December 17 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.




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