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Donna Murphy, Stephen Mckinley Henderson & More Will Be Inducted Into the American Theater Hall of Fame
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 8, 2024

The American Theater Hall of Fame has just announced the eight new inductees for 2024. We've got the full list!

Interview: Lowell Native Maryann Plunkett Brings Real-Life Experience to THE NOTEBOOK: THE MUSICAL
by R. Scott Reedy - Apr 13, 2024

Tony Award winner Maryann Plunkett has played a wide range of roles in her Broadway career. The Lowell native’s latest, an elderly woman dealing with dementia, in “The Notebook: The Musical,” may be her most personal, however, as she recalls her own mother’s struggle with debilitating memory loss to bring her current character to life.

Feature: WOMEN OF A CERTAIN STAGE at Westport Country Playhouse
by Lauren Yarger - Aug 30, 2023

One Acts, Music, Dorothy Lyman speaking about Hollywood's Glass Ceiling Celebrate the Accomplishments of Women Over 40 on Stage!

AGNES OF GOD Announce At Old Academy Players
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 8, 2022

As part of their 100th Anniversary Season, Old Academy Players is proud to present the electrifying drama, Agnes of God, as its second mainstage production for 2022-2023. Agnes of God, written by John Pielmeier, debuted at The Eugene O'Neill Playwriting Conference in 1979, and later made its Broadway debut in 1982 starring Elizabeth Ashley, Geraldine Page and Amanda Plummer.

Paper Mill Announces Brookside Cabaret's Exciting Lineup For Summer 2022
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2022

Paper Mill has announced the return of its popular Brookside Cabaret starting Wednesday, June 29. The outdoor series features world-class performers and fine dining under the stars at the F.M. Kirby Carriage House Restaurant. 

Photos: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for AMERICAN BUFFALO
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 15, 2022

David Mamet's American Buffalo opened on Broadway at Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W 50th Street), exactly two years after it was originally scheduled to open and BroadwayWorld was there to capture pictures of the guests on opening night!

Berkeley Repertory Theatre to Present DANA H.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the critically acclaimed play Dana H. written by Lucas Hnath and directed by Les Waters will run Friday, June 3–Sunday, July 10, 2022.

SEX & THE CITY Stars Who Have Bowed on Broadway
by Michael Major - Dec 12, 2021

Sex and the City has returned for a new spin-off series, starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, and Kristin Davis. Read about the many Broadway appearances from the casts of different incarnations of the beloved franchise, including Chris Noth, David Eigenberg, Mario Cantone, and Kim Cattrall.

Cindy Williams to Star in New One-Woman Show: ME, MYSELF & SHIRLEY at Charles W. Eisemann Center
by Lorens Portalatin - Nov 21, 2021

 Cindy Williams will take the stage of the Bank of America Theatre at the Charles W. Eisemann Center in a new one-woman show, Me, Myself & Shirley for four performances only March 18-20, 2022. Tickets range from $46-$52 are on sale now and available at the Eisemann Center Ticket Office

BWW Review: BAREFOOT IN THE PARK at Oyster Mill Playhouse
by Andrea Stephenson - Nov 6, 2021

Barefoot in the Park is a wonderful play that reminds us all that it is important to listen to one another, to fight for love, and to sometimes learn to let go a little. For a delightful performance by a stellar cast and crew that will make you laugh from beginning to end, get your tickets for Oyster Mill’s production of Barefoot in the Park.

Haunted Houses: The Untold Ghost Stories of Broadway with Jennifer Ashley Tepper!
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 23, 2021

When you think 'haunted houses' you probably don't picture the inside of a theatre. But with an over 100 year history, many of Broadway's most famous houses are positively teeming with reports of the supernatural.

JoBeth Williams and Harris Yulin to Star in WE HAVE TO HURRY Livestream Production
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021

Oscar, Emmy  and  Golden Globe nominated actress JoBeth Williams and Award winning Broadway, film and television actor Harris Yulin are set to star in the next monthly digital presentation of the new play  We Have To Hurry, streaming live via Broadway on Demand for two performances only, Saturday, July 10th at 8pm and Sunday, July 11th at 3pm.

Chris Noth To Reprise Role Of Mr. Big In Max Original AND JUST LIKE THAT…
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 26, 2021

Chris Noth will reprise the role of 'Mr. Big' in the Max Original series AND JUST LIKE THAT... This new chapter of the groundbreaking HBO series 'Sex and the City' follows 'Carrie' (Sarah Jessica Parker), 'Miranda' (Cynthia Nixon) and 'Charlotte' (Kristin Davis) as they navigate the journey from the complicated reality of life and friendship in their 30s to the even more complicated reality of life and friendship in their 50s. The ten-episode, half-hour series is scheduled to begin production in New York this summer.

WE HAVE TO HURRY Hosts Virtual Stage Door With Performance
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2021

We Have to Hurry , by a new work by acclaimed playwright, actor, and director Dorothy Lyman starring Kathleen Chalfant and Elliott Gould will host a Virtual Stage Door.

Theater Stories: HAIR, VENUS IN FUR, CHOIR BOY, MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON & More About the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Learn about this history of the theatre, and productions to have graced its stage including Hair, Choir Boy, My Name is Lucy Barton and many more!

BWW Exclusive: Read Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4- Spotlight on The Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Mar 24, 2021

Earlier this month, Dress Circle Publishing released THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4, the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper. Can't wait to get your hands on it? While you're waiting for your copy, let BroadwayWorld hold you over with a special sneak peek from a chapter all about the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4 to be Released in March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2021

Dress Circle Publishing has announced the release of THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4, the latest in a series by historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper. The book will be available on Tuesday, March 9 to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the 2020-2021 Broadway shutdown.

Theater Stories: A BRONX TALE, THE PROM, DIANA & More About The Longacre Theatre!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 31, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features the Longacre Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the theater's stage including A Bronx Tale, The Prom, and The Lightning Thief, the next show that is set to open at the theater, Diana, and much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, October 14- with Kate Rockwell, Jenn Colella, Chilina Kennedy, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 14, 2020

Today (October 14) in live streaming: Kate Rockwell, Chilina Kennedy and Jenn Colella visit Backstage Live, Broadway for Biden hosts a pep rally, and so much more!

Works by Sarah Ruhl, Adrienne Kennedy & More Added to Spotlight on Plays Spring Season
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 13, 2020

The spring season of the a?oeSpotlight on Playsa?? series will feature four new productions by playwrights Adrienne Kennedy, Larissa FastHorse, Sarah Ruhl and Pearl Cleage. Additional details below. All proceeds for these events will benefit the Actors Fund, to aid during this time of unprecedented need. a??a??a??a??a??a??a??

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