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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/27/2016


Below is's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 2/27/2016. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit's Event Calendar.

CAPS FOR SALE THE MUSICAL Makes Off-Broadway Debut - 2/27/2016

Adventure Theatre MTC, as a part of the Women's Voices Theatre Festival, brings the classic folktale and book by Esphyr Slobodkina, CAPS FOR SALE, to the stage on its 75th Anniversary with a limited three-week world premiere engagement, September 11- 27, 2015. CAPS FOR SALE, THE MUSICAL will then pack up its caps on a National Tour, October 5-November 28, 2015, to over 17 cities and finally end its monkey business Off-Broadway at The New Victory Theater February 27- March 6, 2016.

Renowned Russian Stage Director Stages The Strange Genius of Nikolai Gogol - 2/27/2016

The White Stag Quadrilogy - 2/27/2016

Azuka Theatre Continues 2015-2016 Season with Second World Premiere Local Girls by Emma Goidel Runs February 24 – March 13 - 2/27/2016

Caldwell's Bomb Explodes in New York City - 2/27/2016

Photos: Meet the Company of York's DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE - 2/27/2016

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, celebrates musical revues with the season opener of the Winter 2016 Musicals in Mufti Series: DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE, a musical entertainment with by Micki Grant, conceived by Vinnette Carroll. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast and creative team below!

DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE Begins at York Theatre Company - 2/27/2016

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, celebrates musical revues, presents the season opener of the Winter 2016 Musicals in Mufti Series: DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE, a musical entertainment with by Micki Grant, conceived by Vinnette Carroll.

Alfie Boe - Broadway's 'Jean Valjean' - Departs LES MISERABLES - 2/28/2016

A brand-new promo for Broadway's LES MISERABLES just hit YouTube (watch it below!), and it looks like Alfie Boe isn't long for the part of 'Jean Valjean'. The video announces the actor's departure date as February 28th, 2016. No word yet on who will replace him in the lead role.

Cantanti Project Presents Handel's ALCINA - 2/28/2016

Cantanti Project and Washington Heights Musical Society present Handel's Alcina, February 28 and March 6.

Photo Flash: First Look at DEAD DOG PARK at 59E59 Theaters - 2/28/2016

59E59 Theaters presents the NYC premiere of DEAD DOG PARK, written by Barry Malawer and directed by Eric Tucker. Produced by Boz and the Bard Productions, Inc., Sola Lupa Productions, LLC and Sharon Perl, in association with Bedlam, DEAD DOG PARK runs now through Sunday, March 6, with a press opening set for Sunday, February 28. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Audra McDonald & Thomas E. Tuft Honored at Roundabout's 50th Gala - 2/29/2016

BroadwayWorld has learned that Roundabout Theatre Company's 50th Anniversary Gala: 'Spring Gala 2016: Celebrating 50 Years of Extraordinary Theatre' will recognize the accomplishments of six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald and Roundabout's Chairman of the Board Thomas E. Tuft and present them with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre. The gala will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria on Monday, February 29, 2016.

Cooper, Jarrow, Worsham & More Lead Sky-Pony's 'THE WILDNESS' at Ars Nova - 2/29/2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report the full cast for the world premiere of THE WILDNESS: SKY-PONY'S ROCK FAIRY TALE, with text by Obie Award winner Kyle Jarrow and Lauren Worsham and songs by Kyle Jarrow. 

Photos: First Look at Epstein, Gavigan & Sullivan in STRAIGHT at Theatre Row - 2/29/2016

The world premiere of STRAIGHT, a new play written by Scott Elmegreen and Drew Fornarola, directed by Andy Sandberg (Application Pending), is currently in previews at The Acorn Theatre @ Theatre Row and opens February 29 for a run through May 8, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below!

Scott Evan Davis Releases New Album NEXT, Featuring Karen Mason, Robert Cuccioli and More - 2/29/2016

New York-based composer/lyricist, Scott Evan Davis, has announced the release date of his second recording, NEXT, on Sonic Landscapes Music (BMI).

DVR Alert - Steve Martin, Edie Brickell & Cast of BRIGHT STAR Visit NBC's 'Tonight Show' - 2/29/2016

NBC has announced that on Monday, February 29th,  Steve Martin and Edie Brickell will visit the TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON to talk about their new Broadway musical BRIGHT STAR. The cast of the show will serve as the night's musical guests.

DVR Alert: HAMILTON's Daveed Diggs Visits Comedy Central's LARRY WILMORE Tonight - 2/29/2016

Daveed Diggs who portrays Thomas Jefferson and Marquis de Lafayette in the Broadway smash musical hit HAMILTON will make his first ever late-night appearance on Comedy Central’s “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore”

Cowboy Choral - 3/1/2016

Cowboy Choral - 3/1/2016

THE CRUCIBLE, Starring Saoirse Ronan, Begins on Broadway - 3/1/2016

Just in, the upcoming Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's The Crucible has moved its first preview to allow star Saoirse Ronan (a Best Actress Oscar nominee for her performance in the film Brooklyn) to attend the Oscars in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 28.

Original Star Mitchell Jarvis Leads ROCK OF AGES in Las Vegas - 3/1/2016

The award-winning musical ROCK OF AGES moves to a new home Jan. 25, 2016 at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino as it concludes its run at The Venetian Las Vegas on Jan. 3. 

Sally Ann Triplett Joins Broadway's FINDING NEVERLAND - 3/1/2016

It's official! Tony Award-winner Alfie Boe, the British tenor acclaimed for his role as 'Jean Valjean' in the widely watched 2010 25th anniversary special televised concert at London's O2 arena of LES MISERABLES, and then again in the West End's 2011 production, will take over the role of 'J.M. Barrie' in Broadway's FINDING NEVERLAND on Tuesday, March, 29. No word yet on whether he will travel with the show when it returns to London in January 2017. 

Regina Opera Offers Free Performance of LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR - 3/1/2016

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Among 2016 Emerging Artist Award Winners; Wayne Brady Hosts Ceremony - 3/2/2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report several stage names among the recipients of the newly renamed 2016 Lincoln Center Emerging Artist Awards, to be presented at The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center on March 2, 2016.

Women's Project Theater Announces Upcoming Run of IRONBOUND - 3/3/2016

RAP GUIDE TO CLIMATE CHAOS Makes U.S. Debut at SoHo Playhouse - 3/3/2016

NYC-based Canadian playwright and 'peer reviewed rapper' Baba Brinkman ('Astonishing and brilliant' - NY Times) is gearing up for the U.S debut of RAP GUIDE TO CLIMATE CHAOS at the SoHo Playhouse in downtown Manhattan, under the direction of Darren Lee Cole, Artistic Director.

Tony Nominee Marin Ireland Stars in New York Premiere of IRONBOUND - 3/3/2016

Rattlestick Playwright's Theater and Women's Project Theater have announced that Tony Award nominee Marin Ireland (Reasons to be Pretty) will star in the New York premiere of IRONBOUND by Martyna Majok (Petty Harbor).

Photos: First Look at Tunie, Ruff and More in FAMILIAR at Playwrights Horizons - 3/3/2016

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere production of FAMILIAR, a new play by Obie Award-winner Danai Gurira, directed by Rebecca Taichman. FAMILIAR will have its Opening Night on Thursday evening, March 3 at 7PM at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). The limited engagement plays through Sunday, March 27. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Utah Rep to stage award winning DOUBT: A PARABLE - 3/3/2016

Carnegie Hall Presents WEST SIDE STORY, Starring Astin & Marroquin, at Knockdown Center - 3/4/2016

Tickets are now on sale for Carnegie Hall's presentation of WEST SIDE STORY for three performances only March 4, 5, and 6, 2016 at the Knockdown Center, a restored 50,000 square foot former glass and door factory in Queens now serving as an art and event space.

Utah Rep to stage award winning DOUBT: A PARABLE - 3/4/2016

Chenoweth, Cumming, Tomlin & More Set for Carol Channing Tribute in Palm Desert - 3/5/2016

International stage and screen superstar, Carol Channing, turns 95 this year and the stars are coming out to celebrate at an exclusive one-night-only tribute concert produced by the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, California on Saturday, March 5, at 8:00pm.

Goldsberry, Urie & More Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY This Spring - 3/5/2016

In March for its first performances of 2016, New York's funniest show CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY will welcome to its cast stars of stage & screen Michael Urie (LOGO's Cocktails & Classics, Buyer & Cellar, TV's Ugly Betty), Broadway's Renee Elise Goldsberry (Hamilton), Rachel Dratch (SNL), Tovah Feldshuh (The Walking Dead, My Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), Maulik Pancholy (30 Rock), comedy legend Alan Zweibel & Drama Desk-winners Eugene Pack & Dayle Reyfel for its March shows on Sat. 3/5 at 9:30pm & Mon. 3/7 at 7pm at The Triad (Stage 72 -- 158 West 72nd Street).

Houston Grand Opera to Premiere Carlisle Floyd's PRINCE OF PLAYERS - 3/5/2016

Houston, February 8, 2016—Houston Grand Opera (HGO) will present the world premiere of Prince of Players by distinguished American composer Carlisle Floyd on March 5, 11, and 13, 2016. A chamber opera in two acts, Prince of Players is a high-spirited period piece that examines the fluidity of sexuality and gender roles.

New Short Plays by Arthur Kopit and More Slated for Abingdon's FETE 24 - 3/5/2016

32 Actors, 8 Writers, and 8 Directors will gather at Abingdon Theatre Company for an entire weekend of pure creativity to produce FETE 24.

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