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SWEAT's Johanna Day Joins Ed Asner in THE SOAP MYTH Reading Tour SWEAT's Johanna Day Joins Ed Asner in THE SOAP MYTH Reading Tour
by BWW News Desk on December 13, 2017 in Long Island

Today, producers of the upcoming east coast concert reading tour of Jeff Cohen's acclaimed play The Soap Myth announced that Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Johanna Day (Sweat) will play the dual roles of holocaust scholar Esther Feinman and holocaust denier Brenda Goodsen. (more...)
THE RAT PACK IS BACK! Returns to Patchogue Theatre THE RAT PACK IS BACK! Returns to Patchogue Theatre
by BWW News Desk on December 13, 2017 in Long Island

The Rat Pack is Back returns to Patchogue Theatre for New Years - 5 performances only! When Chris Jason (Frank), Johnny Edwards (Dean), and Kenny Jones (Sammy) come together, it's the same magic that filled the room when these three icons performed at the Sands during the '60s and '70s. (more...)
FELLOW TRAVELERS Premiere, EVITA and More Set for Bay Street Theater's 2018 Season FELLOW TRAVELERS Premiere, EVITA and More Set for Bay Street Theater's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Long Island

Bay Street Theater has announced the three productions planned for the 2018 Mainstage Summer Season. The first will be the World Premiere of FELLOW TRAVELERS, (May 29 - June 17), a new play by Jack Canfora. The second will be FROST/NIXON (June 26 - July 22), by Peter Morgan. The third production is the musical EVITA, (July 31 - August 26) by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. (more...)
Photo Coverage: The Mavericks Play The Space at Westbury Photo Coverage: The Mavericks Play The Space at Westbury
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy on December 12, 2017 in Long Island

The Mavericks just wrapped up a tour in support of the release of Brand New Day - their first independent studio album on their own label Mono Mundo Recordings/Thirty Tigers. The made a stop on Long Island at The Space in Westbury and Broadwayworld.com was there! (more...)
Live Theater Comes to Cinema Arts Centre with AN ACT OF LOVE Live Theater Comes to Cinema Arts Centre with AN ACT OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Long Island

This intimate live performance depicts the heart wrenching story of Long Island actors Ed and Sue Anne Dennehy (Brian Dennehy's brother and sister in law). From meeting on West Side Story, to their death on the very same day, those close to them knew that their lives, and now their deaths, were the stuff of great drama (more...)
JDT Lab Announces a Christmas Sing-Along Presented by the Johansen-Markard Piano Duo JDT Lab Announces a Christmas Sing-Along Presented by the Johansen-Markard Piano Duo
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Long Island

Join the Johansen-Markard Piano Duo as they play a festive holiday program of old and new Christmas classics. Included in the program will be four hand arrangements of classics, including Silent Night, The Peanut's cartoon favorite, Christmas Time is Here and a Sleigh Ride Fantasy, as well as excerpts from The Nutcracker Suite. Then join in a frolicking sing-along of Christmas and winter favorites. (more...)
Johansen-Markard Piano Duo Brings A Christmas Sing-Along and Musical Present to JDT Lab Johansen-Markard Piano Duo Brings A Christmas Sing-Along and Musical Present to JDT Lab
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Long Island

Join the Johansen-Markard Piano Duo as they play a festive holiday program of old and new Christmas classics. Included in the program will be four hand arrangements of classics. (more...)
A ROCKIN' HOLIDAY DANCE with HooDoo Loungers and Joe Delia & Thieves Announced Today A ROCKIN' HOLIDAY DANCE with HooDoo Loungers and Joe Delia & Thieves Announced Today
by BWW News Desk on December 09, 2017 in Long Island

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce A Rockin' Holiday Dance today, December 9 at 8 pm with the music of The HooDoo Loungers and Joe Delia & Thieves. Plus enjoy cool classic clips of past holiday memories at intermission. (more...)
Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards; PIPPIN Leads Long Island! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards; PIPPIN Leads Long Island!
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Long Island

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
All Music Feeling the Holiday Spirit with Toys For Tots Drop-off in Plainview All Music Feeling the Holiday Spirit with Toys For Tots Drop-off in Plainview
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Long Island

With the Holiday Season in full-swing, Plainview's All Music Inc. has gone full-speed into the spirit of giving! Having recently donated hundreds of dollars worth of their own musical instruments and books to the D'Addario Foundation (more...)
Live Theater Comes to Cinema Arts Centre with AN ACT OF LOVE Live Theater Comes to Cinema Arts Centre with AN ACT OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in Long Island

This intimate live performance depicts the heart wrenching story of Long Island actors Ed and Sue Anne Dennehy (Brian Dennehy's brother and sister in law). From meeting on West Side Story, to their death on the very same day, those close to them knew that their lives, and now their deaths, were the stuff of great drama (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special on December 08, 2017 in Long Island

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature ... (more...)
Nancy Atlas Adds Long Island Concerts 12/30 and 1/26 Nancy Atlas Adds Long Island Concerts 12/30 and 1/26
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2017 in Long Island

Bay Street Theater and Dan's Papers are pleased to announce a special yearend concert entitled The Nancy Atlas Project: A Night of Revelry with Danny Kean on Saturday, December 30 at 8 pm. (more...)
Star Female Filmmakers From JBFC Selected For Sundance Film Festival & Named Sundance Ignite Fellows Star Female Filmmakers From JBFC Selected For Sundance Film Festival & Named Sundance Ignite Fellows
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2017 in Long Island

Jacob Burns Film Center's (JBFC) fellows are making headlines! Sundance Institute just announced the newest round of 2018 Sundance Ignite Fellows, chosen from a global crop of more than 800 applicants. JBFC fellows Crystal Kayiza and Rahessa Vit rio were both selected as finalists, with Crystal ultimately receiving one of the 15 fellowships. The fifteen 18-to-24-year-old filmmakers were selected from a short film competition and will receive a year of creative and professional mentorship, and an all-expenses-paid trip to 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Crystal's submission Why We Stay and Rahessa's submission Saudade were produced in the JBFC's Creative Culture Program. (more...)
Submissions Now Being Accepted For Tony Awards 2018 Theatre Education Award Submissions Now Being Accepted For Tony Awards 2018 Theatre Education Award
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2017 in Long Island

The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) will once again recognize an exemplary teacher with the Excellence in Theatre Education Award, to be presented at the 2018 Tony Awards on Sunday, June 10, 2018. CMU alumnus, actor and producer, Zachary Quinto, will serve as the award's official ambassador and will take part in the selection committee. (more...)
BWW Review: LIONEL BART'S OLIVER at Smithtown Center For The Performing Arts BWW Review: LIONEL BART'S OLIVER at Smithtown Center For The Performing Arts
by Anthony Hazzard & Scott Stolzenberg on December 06, 2017 in Long Island

Long Island's finest actors have gathered together this holiday season to bring Lionel Bart's 'Oliver' to the Smithtown Center For The Performing Arts. The outstanding Anne Marie Finnie, terrific Chazmond Peacock, charming Zak Ketcham, and a slew of multitalented kids and pros took us to London for the rags to riches classic tale of Oliver Twist. (more...)
Local Author Laura Schroff to Appear at The Onyx Theatre Local Author Laura Schroff to Appear at The Onyx Theatre
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2017 in Long Island

On December 6th at 7:30PM Laura Schroff, International and #1 The New York Times Best Selling Author of An Invisible Thread, An Invisible Thread Christmas Story, and Angels on Earth, will appear for an evening at The Onyx Theatre. (more...)
Barry Manilow Brings 'A VERY BARRY CHRISTMAS' to Chicago, NY and LA Barry Manilow Brings 'A VERY BARRY CHRISTMAS' to Chicago, NY and LA
by BWW News Desk on December 05, 2017 in Long Island

Pop culture icon Barry Manilow announced today that for the first time ever he will be performing his special holiday concert in Chicago, New York and Los Angeles. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 3 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 3
by Audition Roundup on December 03, 2017 in Long Island

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 3, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Author Laura Schroff to Sign Books Before THE MAGICAL TOY SHOP at The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre Author Laura Schroff to Sign Books Before THE MAGICAL TOY SHOP at The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre
by BWW News Desk on December 02, 2017 in Long Island

Helping to kick off the opening performance of The Magical Toy Shop at The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre at CM Performing Arts Center will be local author Laura Schroff (International and The New York Times Best Selling Author of An Invisible Thread, An Invisible Thread Christmas Story, and Angels on Earth). (more...)
ANNIE to Bring Red-Headed Charm to The Bayway Arts Center This Winter ANNIE to Bring Red-Headed Charm to The Bayway Arts Center This Winter
by BWW News Desk on December 02, 2017 in Long Island

BroadHollow Theatre Company will present Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin's beloved musical ANNIE at The Bayway Arts Center, 265 East Main Street, East Islip, running December 2-17, 2017. (more...)
BroadHollow Theatre Company to Bring ANNIE to The Bayway Arts Center and Elmont BroadHollow Theatre Company to Bring ANNIE to The Bayway Arts Center and Elmont
by BWW News Desk on December 02, 2017 in Long Island

BroadHollow Theatre Company will present ANNIE by Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin at The Bayway Arts Center (265 East Main Street, East Islip), December 2, 2017 - December 17, 2017, followed by a run at BroadHollow at Elmont (700 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont), January 6, 2018 - January 21, 2018. (more...)
Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards; PIPPIN Leads Best Musical! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards; PIPPIN Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk on December 01, 2017 in Long Island

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
MATILDA Star to Appear in American Dance Theatre of Long Island's CLARA'S DREAM: THE NUTCRACKER MATILDA Star to Appear in American Dance Theatre of Long Island's CLARA'S DREAM: THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk on December 01, 2017 in Long Island

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) has announced the return of American Dance Theatre of Long Island's (ADTLI) production of 'Clara's Dream. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christmas Carol, Fiddler, School of Rock, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christmas Carol, Fiddler, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special on December 01, 2017 in Long Island

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature ... (more...)