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[Broadway, 2012] [Replacement]
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JCC Announces Fall Theater Arts: Jewish Plays Project Festival, FALLOUT Concert, A STRANGE LOOP Event & More

The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan has announced the line-up for fall theater arts programs, happening in-person with the Lambert Center for Arts + Ideas in Goldman-Sonnenfeldt Auditorium and at JCC Harlem.

The Playwrights Realm Announces Winners Of International Theatermakers Award

The Playwrights Realm, in partnership with law firm Dyer Harris LLP, announces playwright and performer Nkenna Akunna; costume designer Dina El-Aziz; actor and writer Isra Elsalihie; playwright, director, and scenographer Abhishek Majumdar; and composer Tidtaya Sinutoke (ฑิตยา สินุธก) as the recipients of the 2021 International Theatermakers Award (ITA).

Live Stream Premiere of Concept Album THE PASSION OF REV. YOLANDA Announced

Alien Love Child Musical will release its newest cast recording The Church of the Alien Love Child Presents: The Passion of Rev. Yolanda on October 19th, 2021, at 8:00pm (EDT). The release will premiere five songs from the show during a live stream event and online listening party-held on YouTube and Facebook Live-hosted by Nakia (The Voice) and Joshua Pangborn (Sidekick Productions). The EP will be available for digital download on all major platforms the same day.

JOE'S PUB LIVE! Continues With Alan Cumming, Shaina Taub and More

Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater, continues JOE'S PUB LIVE!, its free series of live-streamed and archived performances from their iconic stage in New York City. Designed to facilitate social connection during this time of physical distancing, Joe's Pub will share events with audiences worldwide each Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8PM.

JOE'S PUB LIVE! Continues With Alan Cumming, AJOYO, THIS ALIEN NATION and More

While Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater, remains closed to the public through May 31, 2020, it will continue to bring art and levity into homes across the world with JOE'S PUB LIVE! a free series of live-streamed and archived performances from their iconic stage in New York City.

Salty Brine Announces New Cabaret At Joe's Pub

Salty Brine announces a new cabaret-theater hybrid production, Bigmouth Strikes Again, at downtown cabaret and music venue Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. Brine will perform the show as part of his long-running series, The Living Record Collection.

Stargate Theatre Presents Original Play SWEET WATER

Manhattan Theatre Club's Stargate Theatre 2019 Sharon Sullivan Company will perform an original work, Sweet Water, next Wednesday, August 14 at 7:00PM, Thursday, August 15 at 7:00PM, and Friday, August 16 at 7:00PM at New York City Center Stage II (131 W. 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues). Each performance will last approximately one hour and fifteen minutes including a talkback onstage with the artists. Seating is limited.

CHARLIE'S WAITING By Mêlisa Annis Starring Tony-Nominee Xanthe

Parity Productions, the New York based theater company dedicated to producing new work and filling at least 50% of the creative positions (playwrights, directors, and designers) with women and/or trans and gender nonconforming (TCNG) artists, has announced the full cast and crew for their world premiere production of Charlie's Waiting by Melisa Annis, Parity's 2017 Commission Winner, as well as an extension of the run. Charlie's Waiting will now play March 28 through April 20 at Theaterlab (357 W 36th St, New York, NY 10018) hosted by TLab Shares. The cast is led by Tony nominee Xanthe Elbrick (Broadway: Coram Boy, Candida), and features Stephanie Heitman (A Snowfall in Berlin), and Amy Scanlon (Balladeers Play to the Moon) and is directed by Parity Productions Artistic Director, Ludovica Villar Hauser. 

JOHNNY AND THE DEVIL'S BOX Returns To Rockwood Music Hall

After a sold out show in 2017 Johnny and the Devil's Box is coming back to Rockwood! The concert will highlight selections from the new folk musical JOHNNY AND THE DEVIL'S BOX with performances by; George Abud (The Band's Visit), Julie Foldesi (Sunday in the Park with George, Newsies, South Pacific), Don Sparks (Margaritaville), Rema Webb (The Color Purple, Margaritaville), Annabelle Fox, Andrea Laxton, Alex Grubbs, Meghan Glogower, Scott Wasserman and Douglas Waterbury-Tieman. The band features members of The Playbillies Mike Rosengarten (Be More Chill) and Matt Cusack (Bandstand) with guest Billy Cohen.

Photo Flash: Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Holds Annual PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE Benefit

Planet Connections' signature event, PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, played to a sold-out crowd that joyously handed the team of writers and other artists a standing ovation. This year, the event, designed to address hot-button topics concerning the world at that moment through new works by prominent authors - written just for the event - dealt with the distinctions between gender and sexuality.

Mike Poblete Presents His Tinder Tome SURFACING

Mike Poblete has written a humorous and horrifying tome about attempted suicide and Tinder.

Casting Announced For Playwrights For A Cause Benefit For The Ali Forney Center: MY SEXUALITY IS _______

This year, Planet Connections' signature event, designed to address a powerful social and topical issue facing our society today through engaging stage works, will explore the distinctions between gender and sexuality. The event will benefit THE ALI FORNEY CENTER, whose mission is to protect LGBTQ youths from the dangers of homelessness and empower them with the tools needed to live independently.

Vibrant Cast Presents Erik Ehn's Latest At Planet Connections

When Joanna Demafelis' indebted family needed money to fix their typhoon-battered home, she followed in the footsteps of millions of other Filipinos and left to find work overseas. And like far too many Filipinos, her journey ended in tragedy.

Powerful Team Assembled For Playwrights For A Cause 2018 

PLANET CONNECTIONS' PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE: This year, this event, designed to address a powerful social and topical issue facing our society today through engaging stage works, will explore the distinctions between gender and sexuality. The event will benefit THE ALI FORNEY CENTER.

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Announces Writers for Reading Series

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity (PCTF), the brainchild of arts professional Glory Kadigan, turns 10 years old. Known for its engaging and empowering series of plays every summer, the festivity is also celebrated for presenting readings of new works by some of New York's most prominent writers of independent theater. The multi-award-winning theatre festival, now under the direction of producing artistic director, Shaun Peknic, continues this tradition with a series of topical works making their first appearance in front of an audience.

Mike Poblete Presents His Tinder Tome SURFACING

Mike Poblete has written a humorous and horrifying tome about attempted suicide and Tinder.

THE INSIDE OF HIS SEVERED HEAD Comes To NYC And Planet Connections

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity and Daydream Theatre Company is proud to announce the world premiere of the new musical 'The Inside Of His Severed Head, Book by Lenny Schwartz and Music and Lyrics by Duncan Pflaster. The play will be directed by Lenny Schwartz with Musical Direction by Zachary Smallwood with choreography by Chelsea Cook.

VIDEO: Broadway Stars from HAMILTON, MEAN GIRLS, FUN HOME, THE BOOK OF MORMON, and More Sing 'We Are the World'

Yael Silver, Robin Carus and Van Dean today released “We Are The World,” a music video featuring an all-star roster of theater artists and calling for healing and unity in the world today. Participating artists include Christy Altomare, Kelli Barrett, Andrew Burns, Nikki Renee Daniels, Jordan Donica, Rachel Eskenazi-Gold, Justin Guarini, Derek Klena, Jeff Kready, Sydney Lucas, Beth Malone, Lesli Margherita, Constantine Maroulis, Bebe Neuwirth, Orfeh, George Psomas, Anthony Rapp, Courtney Reed, Chita Rivera, Kate Rockwell, Jarrod Spector, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Ephraim Sykes, Jenna Ushkowitz and Ben Vereen.

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Celebrates 10 Years!

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity (PCTF), the brainchild of arts professional  Glory Kadigan, turns 10 years old. Known for its engaging and empowering series of plays every summer, the festivity is also celebrated for presenting  readings of new works by some of Ny's most prominent writers of independent theater.

Directors Chosen For 2018 Playwrights For A Cause

The flagship event of Planet Connections Theatre Festivity each year is PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE.

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