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Colin Jost, D.L. Hughley & More Set for Carolines On Broadway in April

Carolines on Broadway announces its line-up for the month of April 2016, highlighted by headliners Des Bishop, from his stand-up special "Made in China," April 1 - 3; Kurt Metzger, from Louis C.K.'s "Horace and Pete," April 7;  Cocoa Brown, John Henton and Rob Stapleton co-headline "April Foolishness," April 8 - 10; D.L. Hughley, host of the nationally syndicated radio program "The D.L. Hughley Show" and NBC's new medical drama "Heartbeat," April 14 - 17; Rory Scovel, from truTV's "Those Who Can't" and his SeeSo stand-up special, "The Charlton Special," April 21 - 22; and Colin Jost, co-anchor of "Weekend Update" on NBC's "Saturday Night Live," April 28 - 30.

Wakka Wakka Opens BABY UNIVERSE (A PUPPET ODYSSEY) Off-Broadway Tonight

The award-winning theatre company Wakka Wakka presents a strictly-limited return engagement of the acclaimed BABY UNIVERSE (A Puppet Odyssey), written and directed by Wakka Wakka members Kirjan Waage and Gwendolyn Warnock, featuring over 30 expressive hand-and-rod puppets created by Mr. Waage.

Wakka Wakka to Open BABY UNIVERSE (A PUPPET ODYSSEY) Off-Broadway Next Month

The award-winning theatre company Wakka Wakka presents a strictly-limited return engagement of the acclaimed BABY UNIVERSE (A Puppet Odyssey), written and directed by Wakka Wakka members Kirjan Waage and Gwendolyn Warnock, featuring over 30 expressive hand-and-rod puppets created by Mr. Waage.


Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include the winners room at the Drama Desk Awards, the 2014 Tony nominees on the Empire State Building, the naming of Duke Ellington Way, and more!

Photo Flash: Inside the 2014 Theatre World Awards with Cranston, Levi & More!

The Theatre World Awards are presented annually at the end of the theatre season to six actors and six actresses for their significant, reviewable, debut performances in a Broadway or Off-Broadway production. The ceremony is a private, invitation-only event followed by a party to celebrate the new honorees and welcome them to the Theatre World 'family.' In what has become a highly entertaining and often touching tradition, 12 previous winners serve as the presenters, and often relive moments from past ceremonies and share wonderful stories rarely heard at other theatrical awards. Check out potos from insode this year's ceremony below!

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Scott Wittman, Patti LuPone & More Salute the Tony Awards at Paul Stuart!

An in-store reception was hosted by Paul Stuart and The Wall Street Journal with special guest hosts two-time Grammy Award winner and a two-time Tony Award winner and 2006 American Theater Hall of Fame inductee, Patti Lupone and director and Tony Award-winning lyricist (for Hairspray) Scott Wittman. Entertainment throughout the evening was provided by the legendary Broadway orchestrator (and one of 12 people to have won all four major show business awards referred to as EGOT: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony) Jonathan Tunick and his 'Broadway Moonlighters'. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special event below!

Photo Flash: First Look at New Georges' GOLDOR $ MYTHYKA: A HERO IS BORN at New Ohio Theatre

New Georges presents the World Premiere of Lynn Rosen's (Apple Cove with Women's Project) GOLDOR $ MYTHYKA: A HERO IS BORN directed by Shana Gold (Food and Fadwa with New York Theatre Workshop) now through April 27 at The New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Photo Flash: New Images from Wakka Wakka's SAGA at Baruch Performing Arts Center

The Obie Award-winning and Drama Desk-nominated Wakka Wakka Productions presents the World Premiere of SAGA, written by Kirjan Waage and Gwendolyn Warnock, with assistance from the SAGA ensemble, and directed by Kirjan Waage and Gwendolyn Warnock. SAGA features original puppets by Kirjan Waage and original masks by Gwendolyn Warnock. BroadwayWorld has new photos from the production below!

Photo Flash: Lainie Kazan, Alec Mapa, Jenifer Lewis and More at 2013 Bistro Awards

The 28th Annual Bistro Awards gala took place on March 4, 2013. Unlike most other awards shows, the Bistro Awards is an evening filled with great performances from the winners - stars as well as talented newcomers - who represent a wide variety of styles from the worlds of cabaret, comedy, and jazz. BroadwayWorld has photos from the ceremony below!

Photo Flash: Carolyn Baeumler, Teresa Avia Lim, & Christina Pumariega Star in ALICEGRACEANON

AliceGraceAnon The Irondale Center presents AliceGraceAnon- a new play by Kara Lee Corthoron. This show features three oddly connected heroines - a curious girl who falls down a rabbit hole (Alice); the lead singer of an iconic '60s rock band (Grace); the nameless star of a classic druggie diary (Anonymous) - who inhabit three separate worlds, playing out their stories exactly as expected.

Photo Flash: BISTRO AWARDS - Full Photo Coverage Feat Melissa Manchester, Kaye Ballard, Dee Dee Bridgewater and More

The 2012 Bistro Awards took place on Monday, April 23 at 6:30pm at Gotham Comedy Club. The 27th Annual Bistro Awards gala recognized 25 artists and shows for outstanding achievement in New York cabaret and jazz. Check out our extensive photo coverage of the evening, featuring host Jim David and the award winners.

Photo Flash: Canal Park Playhouse's INADMISSIBLE Playing Thru 2/28

Canal Park Playhouse presents the world premiere of INADMISSIBLE, written by D.B. Gilles and directed by Sherri Eden Barber.

Photo Flash: A CHRISTMAS CAROL At Canal Playhouse

Canal Park Playhouse rings in the Festive season with Charles Dickens' Victorian-era story of redemption with A CHRISTMAS CAROL, AS TOLD BY Charles Dickens (HIMSELF), written by Greg Oliver Bodine and directed by David F. Chapman.

Photo Flash: ON THE LINE At Canal Park Playhouse

Canal Park Playhouse will present the first NYC revival of ON THE LINE, written by Canal Park Playhouse resident playwright Joe Roland and directed by Michael Tisdale.

Photo Flash: PERFECT CATCH At Canal Park Playhouse

Canal Park Playhouse presents the world premiere of PERFECT CATCH: A THROWMANTIC COMEDY, created and performed by Michael Karas and Jen Slaw.

Photo Flash: New Georges' THE GERM PROJECT

New Georges (Susan Bernfield, Artistic Director; Sarah Cameron Sunde, Associate Director; Jaynie Saunders Tiller, Managing Director), the OBIE Award-winning downtown theater company founded in 1992, will present 'THE GERM PROJECT,' featuring the work of playwrights Kara Lee Corthron (directed by Kara-Lynn Vaeni), Lynn Rosen (directed by Shoshana Gold), Kathryn Walat (directed by Portia Krieger), and Anna Ziegler (directed by Beatrice Terry). The four 'germs' of full-length plays of scope and adventure commissioned by New Georges for this project will be presented together, fully produced, in a cohesive and satisfying ninety-minute intermission-less evening. There will be a connective thread to the pieces that will take place with visuals and storytelling. 'THE GERM PROJECT' will be performed at 3LD Art & Technology Center, 80 Greenwich Street (just south of Rector). Previews will begin on June 11, and the official Opening Night will be Monday, June 20 at 8:00 p.m. Performances will run through July 9.

Photo Flash: Frog and Peach Theater Presents TWELFTH NIGHT

Frog & Peach Theatre Company (now in its seventeenth season), will present William Shakespeare's romantic comedy 'TWELFTH NIGHT,' directed by Lynnea Benson.

Photo Flash: Vampire Cowboys Present AGENT G

The OBIE Award-winning Vampire Cowboys Theatre Company, presents the final week of the world premiere of "THE INEXPLICABLE REDEMPTION OF AGENT G," written by Qui Nguyen and directed by Robert Ross Parker (with fight direction by Nguyen), now through Saturday, April 16 at Incubator Arts Project (incubatorarts.org), St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery, 131 East 10th Street (at 2nd Avenue).

Photo Flash: Affinity Company Theater Presents SPY GARBO

Affinity Company Theater and 3-Legged Dog's world premiere production of Sheila Schwartz's "SPY GARBO," directed by Kevin Cunningham, enters its final week of performances.

Photo Flash: A WORLD APART

The Flea Theater (www.theflea.org) presents the World Premiere of Creation Production Company's 'A WORLD APART' by Susan Mosakowski.

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