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BWW Feature: Celebrate under the stars with YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN at Super  Photo BWW Feature: Celebrate under the stars with YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN at Super Summer Theatre
by Debbie Hall - Jul 26, 2021

As each day continues to be a roller coaster ride with all of the changes, the beloved Charlie Brown and his friends in the Peanuts gang, through a revue of songs and vignettes, explores life through their eyes. In the joyful and funny musical. You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown (presented by Hynes-Sight Entertainment), will delight audiences at the Super Summer Theatre July 29-31.

Photo Coverage: Go Inside 'We Will Be Back'- A Broadway Celebration in Times Square! Photo Photo Coverage: Go Inside 'We Will Be Back'- A Broadway Celebration in Times Square!
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 12, 2021

The theater community just reunited in Times Square exactly one year to the day since Broadway shut-down for 'We Will Be Back,' a special live pop-up experience and commemoration of Broadway's 'lost year.'

VIDEO: On This Day, February 4- YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Opens On Broadway! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, February 4- YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Opens On Broadway!
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2021

On this day in 1999, the Broadway revival of You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown opened at the Ambassador Theater on Broadway.

Theater Stories: The Many Stars of CHICAGO, the CHARLIE BROWN Revival & More About th Photo Theater Stories: The Many Stars of CHICAGO, the CHARLIE BROWN Revival & More About the Ambassador Theatre!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2021

Learn all about the Ambassador Theater's best known shows including Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk and You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, plus the many stars to have graced the stage in Chicago and much more!

Wake Up With BWW 1/21: Inauguration Festivities Featured Lin-Manuel Miranda, Betty Bu Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/21: Inauguration Festivities Featured Lin-Manuel Miranda, Betty Buckley, Laura Benanti, and Many More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 21, 2021

Today's top stories: videos from last night's inauguration festivities, which included Lin-Manuel Miranda, Lady Gaga, Laura Benanti, Keala Settle, Betty Buckley, Ruthie Ann Miles, Jessie Mueller, Ali Stroker, James Monroe Iglehart, and many more!

VIDEO: Broadway Celebrates Biden with A Moving Mashup of RENT and HAIR! Photo VIDEO: Broadway Celebrates Biden with A Moving Mashup of RENT and HAIR!
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 20, 2021

Tonight, many of Broadway's brightest stars united to celebrate the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris with a medley of the classic showtunes 'Seasons of Love' from Rent and 'Let the Sunshine In' from Hair. 

Pete Davidson & Maude Apatow Join IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Table Read Photo Pete Davidson & Maude Apatow Join IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Table Read
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 24, 2020

Pete Davidson and Maude Apatow join Ed Asner and a star-studded team of actors – including Mia Farrow, Ellie Kemper, Carol Kane, Ed Begley Jr., Diedrich Bader, Bill Pullman, Richard Kind, B.D. Wong, and Michael Shannon.

Philadelphia Theatre Company Announces 2020-2021 Virtual Pay What You Can Season Photo Philadelphia Theatre Company Announces 2020-2021 Virtual Pay What You Can Season
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 30, 2020

Philadelphia Theatre Company announced its 46th season last night prior to the broadcast of Days of Re-Creation, a rolling world premiere by Masi Asare, AriDy Nox, Erlina Ortiz, SEVAN, Nandita Shenoy, BD Wong, and Lauren Yee, by inviting audiences to Turn On, Tune In, as the company programs for the virtual space during the 2020-21 Season. 

Philadelphia Theatre Company Presents THE DAYS OF RE-CREATION Photo Philadelphia Theatre Company Presents THE DAYS OF RE-CREATION
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2020

Philadelphia Theatre Company begins its 46th season with the rolling world premiere of The Days of Re-Creation: A Virtual Play on September 30th at 7pm.

Theater Resources Unlimited Will Present Workshop 'How To Write A Musical That Works  Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Will Present Workshop 'How To Write A Musical That Works Part Two: Conflicts & Obstacles'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 21, 2020

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) will present the workshop How to Write a Musical That Works Part Two: Conflicts & Obstacles on Sunday February 23, 2020 from 10am to 6pm at Studios 150, 150 W. 46th Street, 7th floor, NYC. Submission deadline is Wednesday 2/12. E-mail TRUStaff1@gmail.com or register online at https://truonline.org/events/feedback-workshop2-2020/.

BWW Interview: BD Wong Taking THE GREAT LEAP To New Perspectives Photo BWW Interview: BD Wong Taking THE GREAT LEAP To New Perspectives
by Gil Kaan - Nov 6, 2019

In his Broadway debut in 1988, BD Wong won his Tony Award (Best Featured Actor in a Play) for his ground-breaking role of Song Liling in David Henry Hwang's M. BUTTERFLY. Over the last year, in between shooting his two television series (as Whiterose on Mr. Robot, and as Awkwafina's father in Comedy Central's Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens), BD has managed to star in two theatrical productions of Lauren Yee's THE GREAT LEAP (in New York and in San Francisco), and now will be directing THE GREAT LEAP at the Pasadena Playhouse, which begins previews today November 6, 2019.

Photo Flash: George Salazar, Mj Rodriguez, Amber Riley & More Celebrate Opening Night Photo Photo Flash: George Salazar, Mj Rodriguez, Amber Riley & More Celebrate Opening Night of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 26, 2019

Opening night of Little Shop of Horrors was celebrated last night at the Pasadena Playhouse. The production stars George Salazar as “Seymour Krelborn;” Mj Rodriguez as “Audrey;” Kevin Chamberlin, as “Mr. Mushnik;” Matthew Wilkas as “Orin Scrivello;” and Amber Riley as “Audrey ll.” 

Theater Resources Unlimited Presents WHAT TRU CAN DO FOR YOU: A Free Introduction to  Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Presents WHAT TRU CAN DO FOR YOU: A Free Introduction to Our Community
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 9, 2019

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the SeptemberPanel, What TRU Can Do for You: A Free Introduction to Our Community, on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor. This introduction to TRU is free for everyone. E-mail TRUStaff1@gmail.com or register online at https://truonline.org/events/what-tru-can-do/ using the bright red ticketing box.

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces September Discussion 'What TRU Can Do For You:  Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Announces September Discussion 'What TRU Can Do For You: A Free Introduction To Our Community'
by Julie Musbach - Sep 9, 2019

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the SeptemberPanel, What TRU Can Do for You: A Free Introduction to Our Community, on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor.

BWW Interview: Playwright Lloyd Suh Introducing His CHINESE LADY With Empathy Photo BWW Interview: Playwright Lloyd Suh Introducing His CHINESE LADY With Empathy
by Gil Kaan - Sep 7, 2019

The Los Angeles premiere of Lloyd Suh's THE CHINESE LADY launches the Greenway Court Theatre's 2019-2020 season, with opening night September 7, 2019. In a co-production with Artists At Play, THE CHINESE LADY (based on a true story) features Amy Shu (as Afong Moy, the first female Chinese immigrant to come to America) and Trieu Tran (as Atung, Afong's translator/caretaker), under the direction of Rebecca Wear. Playwright Lloyd Suh took a few moments before flying into Los Angeles to answer my questioning queries.

BWW Review: THE GREAT LEAP at A.C.T. Starring B.D. Wong Photo BWW Review: THE GREAT LEAP at A.C.T. Starring B.D. Wong
by Steve Murray - Mar 18, 2019

BWW Review: THE GREAT LEAP at A.C.T. starring B.D. Wong in an exploration of cultural identity, global politics and the collision of cultures and generations.

Andréa Burns to Star As Judy Holliday In NYC Premiere Of SMART BLONDE Photo Andréa Burns to Star As Judy Holliday In NYC Premiere Of SMART BLONDE
by Julie Musbach - Feb 7, 2019

59E59 Theaters presents the New York premiere of SMART BLONDE written by Willy Holtzman and directed by Peter Flynn.

VIDEO: On This Day, February 4- YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Opens On Broadway! Photo VIDEO: On This Day, February 4- YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Opens On Broadway!
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2019

On this day in 1999, the Broadway revival of You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown opened at the Ambassador Theater on Broadway.

Original ON THE TOWN Star Sono Osato Passes Away Age 99 Photo Original ON THE TOWN Star Sono Osato Passes Away Age 99
by Julie Musbach - Dec 28, 2018

BroadwayWorld is sad to report that iconic dancer and performer Sono Osato has passed away. She was 99. 

TRU Now Accepting Writer Submissions For How To Write A Musical That Works Photo TRU Now Accepting Writer Submissions For How To Write A Musical That Works
by Julie Musbach - Nov 14, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents How to Write a Musical That Works, part 1: The World and The Want, the first workshop in a 3-part series. One of the programs in TRU Beginnings: Opportunities for Early Development of New Work, it will take placeon Sunday, December 9, 2018.

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