The Muppets Take Over A STAR IS BORN in Hilarious ParodyThe Muppets Take Over A STAR IS BORN in Hilarious Parody
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Many people are very excited about the remake of A STAR IS BORN with Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, but writer and comedian Kevin T. Porter may not have the same sentiment. In a hilarious tweet, Porter shared a video captioned 'Wow ANOTHER remake?' featuring the trailer for A STAR IS BORN, but with a twist: the Muppets! The entire trailer has been replaced with the cast of everyone's favorite muppets, Kermit, Fozzie Bear, and Miss Piggy. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside The Planet Connections AwardsPhoto Flash: Inside The Planet Connections Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

TenthPlanet: Planet Connections 10th Annual Theatre Festivity played to packed houses and great acclaim for each production. Another sold out house was achieved for the company's annual 'Playwrights for a Cause' event, this year, benefiting the Ali Forney Center. The banner season culminates with the Planet Awards. And now, the staff of one of the leading summer festivals in New York (named by TimeOutNY) is gearing for another sold-out night. (more...)

Disney Junior Orders More Episodes of MUPPET BABIES, VAMPIRINA, and PUPPY DOG PALSDisney Junior Orders More Episodes of MUPPET BABIES, VAMPIRINA, and PUPPY DOG PALS
by TV News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

The #1 channel for preschoolers, Disney Junior, has bolstered its growing portfolio of hit shows for kids age 2-7 by ordering more episodes of three animated series – 'Muppet Babies,' 'Vampirina' and 'Puppy Dog Pals' – which combined will reach an average of 515 million households via Disney Channels and Disney Junior channels around the world. The three series have already delivered over 360 million views on YouTube and social media platforms and nearly 140 million views on VOD, DisneyNOW and related Disney apps.   (more...)

Planet Connections 10th Annual Theatre Festivity Announces 2018 NomineesPlanet Connections 10th Annual Theatre Festivity Announces 2018 Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

TenthPlanet: Planet Connections 10th Annual Theatre Festivity played to packed houses and great acclaim for each production. Another sold out house was achieved for the company's annual 'Playwrights for a Cause' event, this year, benefiting the Ali Forney Center. The banner season culminates with the Planet Awards. This year, the gala event will be Friday, September 21, at the Abrons Arts Center at 466 Grand St, New York City. Tickets and further info: planetconnections.org/ (more...)

IN & OF ITSELF Breaks Box Office Record For Weekly Gross; Extra Seats Added For Final Week Of RunIN & OF ITSELF Breaks Box Office Record For Weekly Gross; Extra Seats Added For Final Week Of Run
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

 IN & OF ITSELF, the smash-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), adds one more record to the books by breaking the all-time record for highest weekly gross ($216,630.00) at Daryl Roth Theatre, for the production's penultimate week of performances (week ending August 12).  The show is also primed to break the record a second time in the upcoming final week, with DelGaudio delivering the final performance ever on Sunday, August 19, 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: Old Habits Die Hard in NUNSENSE at St. VincentBWW Review: Old Habits Die Hard in NUNSENSE at St. Vincent
by Greg Kerestan - Jul 11, 2018

The success of the 'Nunsense' franchise may be a bizarre fluke, but there's no denying the charm of Gregg Brandt's production. (more...)

IN & OF ITSELF Enters Final Weeks Celebrating 500 Performances At Daryl Roth TheatreIN & OF ITSELF Enters Final Weeks Celebrating 500 Performances At Daryl Roth Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

IN & OF ITSELF celebrated its 500th performance on Friday, July 6, 2018 at The Daryl Roth Theatre. The show, which has grossed over $6 million to date in the intimate 150-seat theater, is now in its fourth and final extension, playing through Sunday, August 19, 2018. (more...)

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...)

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