Photo Coverage: On The Opening Night Red Carpet for WEST SIDE STORY Photo Coverage: On The Opening Night Red Carpet for WEST SIDE STORY
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 21, 2020

The Broadway Theatre was the place to be last night as talents from stage and screen gathered to celebrate opening night of Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Walks the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE GREAT SOCIETY Photo Coverage: Broadway Walks the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE GREAT SOCIETY
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 2, 2019

Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan returns to Broadway with the second of his two exhilarating dramas celebrating Lyndon B. Johnson's legacy: The Great Society starring Brian Cox ('Succession'), directed by Bill Rauch. This new play officially opened on Broadway last night, October 1 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65th St). This is a 12-week limited engagement. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of La Femme's A LOVELY SUNDAY FOR CREVE COEUR Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of La Femme's A LOVELY SUNDAY FOR CREVE COEUR
by Linda Lenzi - Sep 24, 2018

La Femme Theatre Productions presents the revival of Tennessee William's A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur, directed by Austin Pendleton. After staging a string of successful co-productions with top Off-Broadway theater companies, La Femme is thrilled to debut its first solo production. Performance run through October 21, 2018 at the St. Clement's (423 West 46th St). A fitting venue for this production, St. Clement's was founded by Tennessee William's cousin, Reverend Sidney Lanier.  Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for Public Theater's OTHELLO at Shakespeare in the Park! Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for Public Theater's OTHELLO at Shakespeare in the Park!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 19, 2018

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Othello opened just last night at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park through Sunday, June 24.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Star-Studded Red Carpet for METEOR SHOWER! Photo Coverage: On the Star-Studded Red Carpet for METEOR SHOWER!
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 30, 2017

Broadway shined brighter last night with the arrival of Meteor Shower, which officially opened at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th St.). Meteor Shower stars Emmy Award winners Amy Schumer and Keegan-Michael Key, both in their Broadway debut, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, Tony Award nominee Jeremy Shamos, and is directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On a Midsummer Night, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Celebrates Opening!
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 1, 2017

The Public Theater is currently presenting its Free Shakespeare in the Park production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, directed by Lear deBessonet with choreography by Chase Brock. The show officially opened last night, Monday, July 31 and runs through Sunday, August 13. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lincoln Center Theater Celebrates Artistic Director Andre Bishop
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 25, 2017

Just last night, Lincoln Center Theater held its annual benefit celebrating Andre Bishop (Producing Artistic Director) and his 25 Years at LCT. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Drama League Honors David Hyde Pierce at 33rd Annual Gala
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 8, 2016

Just last night, the 33rd Annual Drama League Centennial Musical Celebration of Broadway honored Tony and Emmy Award winner David Hyde Pierce at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue) in New York City. (more...)

A Star-Studded Weekend at the Billie Holiday Theatre's New York Premiere of Richard Wesley's AUTUMN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

A star-studded line up came out to experience the Billie Holiday Theatre's New York Premiere of Richard Wesley's  AUTUMN   over the weekend. Celebrities included  Denzel Washington,  Alicia Keys,  Spikeand  Tonya Lee,  Ted Lange,  John David Washington   and renowned theater icons, including  Stephen McKinley Henderson,  Woodie King   and  Anthony Chisholm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Playwrights Horizons' A LIFE Celebrates Opening Night!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Playwrights Horizons' A Life, the world premiere of a new play by Obie Award winner Adam Bock (A Small Fire and The Drunken City at Playwrights, The Receptionist, The Thugs, Swimming in the Shallows), just opened at the company's Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street). Originally scheduled to play a limited engagement through Sunday, November 13, the production will now play through Sunday, November 27. (more...)

Phylicia Rashad, Kenny Leon & More Set for Restore Brooklyn Gala Tonight
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

On Monday, October 17, at 6:30 PM, the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation will host the Restore Brooklyn Annual Benefit gala, honoring Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III, Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon, Jay Walder and Jacqueline Berrien (posthumously). (more...)

The Billie Holiday Theater Presents the New York Premiere of AUTUMN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

As the country gears up for an intense presidential election, issues like race, gender, class and age creep into the national conversation. This fall, Brooklyn- a renowned epicenter of New York's politics- becomes a stage for these issues with Richard Wesley's political drama AUTUMN. The Billie Holiday Theatre (BHT) at The Center for Arts & Culture of Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation presents the New York Premiere of AUTUMN in-residence at the Kumble Theater at LIU in Brooklyn, 1 University Plaza fromFriday, October 21 through Sunday, November 6, 2016.  (more...)

The Billie Holiday Theatre to Stage Richard Wesley's AUTUMN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

In an era of unprecedented political activity, The Billie Holiday Theatre (BHT) at The Center for Arts & Culture of Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation opens its 2016-2017 season with the New York premiere of award-winning playwright Richard Wesley's political drama, Autumn. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of THE CHRISTIANS at Playwrights Horizons
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 18, 2015

Playwrights Horizons and Center Theatre Group present The Christians, the New York premiere of a new play by Lucas Hnath (A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney, Isaac's Eye, Death Tax). Directed by Obie Award winnerLes Waters (Doris to Darlene at PH; the recent 10 Out of 12; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; Big Love; eurydice), the play is the opening production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of HIS GIRL FRIDAY at Barrington Stage Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 13, 2015

Opening Night of the American screwball comedy His Girl Friday, John Guare's adaptation of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's original play The Front Page and the screen version of His Girl Friday took place at Barrington Stage Co. and Broadwayworld's Stephen Sorokoff was there. Julianned Boyd artistic director of BSC was the director. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Carpet at GIGI's Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Apr 10, 2015

Gigi, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning musical comedy, celebrated its opening Wednesday night, April 8, at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street).Gigi starsVanessa Hudgens, who makes her Broadway debut in the title role, Tony Award-winner Victoria Clark(The Light in the Piazza, Sister Act, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella) as Mamita, Corey Cott(Newsies) as Gaston Lachaille, three-time Tony Award-nominee Dee Hoty (The Will RogersFollies, The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public, Footloose) as Aunt Alicia, two-time Tony Award-nomineeHoward McGillin (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Anything Goes) as Honore Lachaille andSteffanie Leigh (Mary Poppins) as Liane d'Exelmans. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for WOLF HALL on Broadway!
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 9, 2015

The Broadway transfer of The Royal Shakespeare Company's Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2 began previews on March 20, 2015 at the Winter Garden Theatre, with an opening set for tonight, April 9, 2015. Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2, which explores the deceit, betrayal, and intrigue of the court of Henry VIII, is written by Dame Hilary Manteland adapted by Mike Poulton. This special event invites theatergoers to be part of a unique theatrical experience, similar to the Royal Shakespeare Company's award winning production of The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night red carpet below! (more...)

Slant Theatre Project's NAPERVILLE to Play June Havoc Theatre, 11/20-12/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Slant Theatre Project announces the world premiere production of Mat Smart's NAPERVILLE, a comedy directed by Adam Knight. NAPERVILLE will be performed Thursday November 20th through Today, December 6th, 2014 Off-Broadway at the June Havoc Theatre (312 W 36th Street). The press Opening is scheduled for Monday, November 24th at 8 PM. (more...)

Slant Theatre Project's NAPERVILLE Plays June Havoc Theatre, Now thru 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Slant Theatre Project announces the world premiere production of Mat Smart's NAPERVILLE, a comedy directed by Adam Knight. NAPERVILLE will be performed tonight, November 20th through Saturday, December 6th, 2014 Off-Broadway at the June Havoc Theatre (312 W 36th Street). (more...)

Slant Theatre Project's NAPERVILLE to Play June Havoc Theatre, 11/20-12/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Slant Theatre Project announces the world premiere production of Mat Smart's NAPERVILLE, a comedy directed by Adam Knight. NAPERVILLE will be performed Thursday November 20th through Saturday, December 6th, 2014 Off-Broadway at the June Havoc Theatre (312 W 36th Street). The press Opening is scheduled for Monday, November 24th at 8 PM. (more...)

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