THE TENTH PLANET: Planet Connections Turns 10THE TENTH PLANET: Planet Connections Turns 10
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

This summer, Planet Connections Theatre Festivity (PCTF), the brainchild of arts professional Glory Kadigan, turns 10 years old. In that decade, PCTF has successfully changed the landscape of the theatre festival and all of New York independent theatre. The multi-award-winning theatre festival will celebrate in a big way by premiering more than 50 timely and topical plays and musicals written by the next generation of playwrights. Each play contains a powerful message serving as a parable of various world themes. (more...)

Derek DelGaudio's IN & OF ITSELF Celebrates One Year Of Performances Off-BroadwayDerek DelGaudio's IN & OF ITSELF Celebrates One Year Of Performances Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

IN & OF ITSELF, the record-breaking hit solo show written and performed by three-time Academy of Magical Arts Award winner Derek DelGaudio (Nothing to Hide) and directed by four-time Emmy Award winner Frank Oz (Little Shop of Horrors, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Star Wars), celebrates one year of performances today at the Daryl Roth Theatre in Union Square. (more...)

Disney Junior's Reimagined MUPPET BABIES To Debut March 23 + Soundtrack Available Tomorrow 2/23Disney Junior's Reimagined MUPPET BABIES To Debut March 23 + Soundtrack Available Tomorrow 2/23
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

Disney Junior's reimagined 'Muppet Babies' will premiere FRIDAY, MARCH 23 with two back-to-back episodes on Disney Channel (10:00 a.m. EDT) and in the DisneyNOW app. The series' soundtrack featuring the theme song, performed by Tony Award®-winner Renée Elise Goldsberry ('Hamilton'), and additional songs from the series will be released digitally by Walt Disney Records tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 23. (more...)


by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Tony Award-winner Renee Elise Goldsberry (Broadway's 'Hamilton') will perform the theme song for Disney Junior's highly-anticipated animated series 'Muppet Babies,' premiering this March on Disney Channel. The iconic theme song has been reimagined for a whole new generation of young viewers by the acclaimed songwriting team of Kay Hanley, Michelle Lewis and Dan Petty ('Doc McStuffins'). It will be released by Walt Disney Records on Friday, February 23. (more...)

IN & OF ITSELF Announces Fourth & Final ExtensionIN & OF ITSELF Announces Fourth & Final Extension
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

IN & OF ITSELF, which has grossed $5 million to date in its eight months of playing to sold-out houses in the intimate 150-seat theater, will now play through Sunday, August 19, 2018 -extending what began as a ten-week engagement to seventy-two weeks and 560 performances upon its conclusion. (more...)

The Muppets Headline the 2018 PuppetPalooza FestivalThe Muppets Headline the 2018 PuppetPalooza Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

PuppetPalooza is excited to announce its headline panel performance, Meet The Muppets and the Performers Who Make Them Great! at the Marjorie Luke Theatre on Friday, March 2 at 6:00 pm. Fresh off their resoundingly successful The Muppets Take the Bowl live Hollywood Bowl spectacular, The Muppets and the remarkable performers who bring them to life -- will enthrall audiences with an evening of story-telling, interviews, exclusive footage, musical puppetry madness and improvised mayhem! (more...)

IN & OF ITSELF Announces Third Extension at Daryl Roth TheatreIN & OF ITSELF Announces Third Extension at Daryl Roth Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

IN & OF ITSELF, the smash-hit show created and performed by three-time Academy of Magical Arts Award winner Derek DelGaudio (Nothing to Hide) and directed by four-time Emmy Award winner Frank Oz(Little Shop of Horrors, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Star Wars), has announced a third extension to the show's New York Premiere engagement at the Daryl Roth Theatre in Union Square. IN & OF ITSELF, which opened to resounding critical acclaim on April 12, 2017, will now play an additional eighteen weeks, through May 6, 2018. (more...)

The Muppets Unveil Details on First Full-Length Live Show at The Hollywood BowlThe Muppets Unveil Details on First Full-Length Live Show at The Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association and The Muppets today revealed the first details about The Muppets' first-ever full-length live show. (more...)

Bobby Moynihan to Guest Star with The Muppets at the Hollywood BowlBobby Moynihan to Guest Star with The Muppets at the Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association and The Muppets Studio announced today that Bobby Moynihan will be a 'very special guest star' at The Muppets Take the Bowl live stage show on September 8, 9 and 10 at the Hollywood Bowl. (more...)

Bobby Moynihan to Guest Star with The Muppets at the Hollywood BowlBobby Moynihan to Guest Star with The Muppets at the Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association and The Muppets Studio announced today that Bobby Moynihan will be a 'very special guest star' at The Muppets Take the Bowl live stage show on September 8, 9 and 10 at the Hollywood Bowl. (more...)

SNL Alum Bobby Moynihan to Host THE MUPPETS TAKE THE BOWLSNL Alum Bobby Moynihan to Host THE MUPPETS TAKE THE BOWL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Fresh off his long stint on Saturday Night Live, Bobby Moynihan is set to host the Muppets' first ever live show, 'The Muppets Take the Bowl' at the Hollywood Bowl on September 8, 9 and 10, as reported by Variety. (more...)

The Muppets Unveil Details on First Full-Length Live Show at The Hollywood BowlThe Muppets Unveil Details on First Full-Length Live Show at The Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association and The Muppets today revealed the first details about The Muppets' first-ever full-length live show. (more...)

Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, DJ Khaled & More Set for 3rd Annual WE DAY Special Tonight on CBSSelena Gomez, Demi Lovato, DJ Khaled & More Set for 3rd Annual WE DAY Special Tonight on CBS
by TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

WE invites Americans to tune in to the third annual WE Day Special, tomorrow August 4, 2017 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT on CBS. (more...)

America Unites for the WE Day Special with Host Selena Gomez and Guests Alessia Cara, Josh Gad, Tyrese Gibson, Alicia Keys, DJ Khaled, Demi Lovato, Miss Piggy along with America Unites for the WE Day Special with Host Selena Gomez and Guests Alessia Cara, Josh Gad, Tyrese Gibson, Alicia Keys, DJ Khaled, Demi Lovato, Miss Piggy along with
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

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Museum of the Moving Image Hosts Ribbon-Cutting for The Jim Henson ExhibitionMuseum of the Moving Image Hosts Ribbon-Cutting for The Jim Henson Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

At a celebratory opening ceremony for The Jim Henson Exhibition, housed in a new gallery at Museum of the Moving Image funded by The City of New York, the First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray, the Museum's Executive Director Carl Goodman, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, and City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer were joined by Jim Henson's daughter Cheryl Henson, and special appearances by Abby Cadabby, Red Fraggle, and Fozzie Bear, among other guests. This major new exhibition is dedicated to the life and legacy of Jim Henson, who was a singular creative figure in the realms of television, film, and puppetry-and a New Yorker who made the City his base for family and work. The Jim Henson Exhibition opens to the public on Saturday, July 22. (more...)

200 More Elephants to Appear at the Daryl Roth Theatre as IN & OF ITSELF Extends Again200 More Elephants to Appear at the Daryl Roth Theatre as IN & OF ITSELF Extends Again
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Due to overwhelming demand, the critically-acclaimed IN & OF ITSELF - created and performed by three-time Academy of Magical Arts Award winner Derek DelGaudio (Nothing to Hide) and directed by four-time Emmy Award winner Frank Oz (Little Shop of Horrors, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Star Wars) - has announced that 200 more gold bricks will vanish, 200 more elephants will appear on stage, 200 more people will be kicked out of the show, and 30,000 more identities will be revealed, at the Daryl Roth Theatre in Union Square. With a second extension to the hit show's New York Premiere engagement, IN & OF ITSELF will now play through December 30, 2017 - effectively quadrupling its original ten-week run. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company's Summer Program Soars with ALADDIN JR.Rubicon Theatre Company's Summer Program Soars with ALADDIN JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

'A Whole New World' kicks off the summer youth program with Aladdin JR., based on the iconic animated film and featuring an Academy Award-winning score by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice. Soar to new heights on a magical, flying carpet ride filled with romance, adventure and hilarious hijinks. When street urchin Aladdin vies for the attention of the beautiful princess, Jasmine, he uses a genie's magic power to become a prince in order to marry her. Iago, Jafar, the Genie and more beloved characters come to life in this fantastical musical that celebrates the power of love and friendship. Aladdin JR. is directed and choreographed by Carolanne Marano, with Musical Direction by Miriam Arichea. The production opens July 7 and runs for 5 performances only through July 9. (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris' IN & OF ITSELF, Written & Performed By Derek DelGaudio, To Extend 11 WeeksNeil Patrick Harris' IN & OF ITSELF, Written & Performed By Derek DelGaudio, To Extend 11 Weeks
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

IN & OF ITSELF - created and performed by three-time Academy of Magical Arts Award winner Derek DelGaudio (Nothing to Hide) and directed by four-time Emmy Award winner Frank Oz (Little Shop of Horrors, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Star Wars) - will double the length of its limited engagement with an eleven-week extension, at Union Square's Daryl Roth Theatre. (more...)

Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato & Many More Celebrate Everyday Heroes on WE DaySelena Gomez, Demi Lovato & Many More Celebrate Everyday Heroes on WE Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Today, 16,000 youth from across California came together at The 'Fabulous' Forum in Inglewood for WE Day, a youth empowerment event that celebrates everyday heroes and proves no one is too young to change the world. (more...)

Selena Gomez Hosts WE Day with Appearances By Alicia Keys, Demi Lovato and MoreSelena Gomez Hosts WE Day with Appearances By Alicia Keys, Demi Lovato and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Yesterday, 16,000 youth from across California came together at The 'Fabulous' Forum in Inglewood for WE Day, a youth empowerment event that celebrates everyday heroes and proves no one is too young to change the world. (more...)

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