The Music Center Honored Joni Mitchell with Two Sold Out ConcertsThe Music Center Honored Joni Mitchell with Two Sold Out Concerts
by TV News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

Honoring one of the world's most revered artists, The Music Center celebrated Joni Mitchell on November 6 and 7, 2018, with two all-star concerts - JONI 75: A Birthday Celebration Live at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion - and an exclusive gala, co-hosted with Vanity Fair and its editor Radhika Jones, which feted her 75th birthday and raised funds for The Music Center's artistic programming, specifically free and low cost programming for underserved communities. The concerts featured performances by Brandi Carlile; Glen Hansard; Emmylou Harris; Norah Jones; Chaka Khan; Diana Krall; Kris Kristofferson; Los Lobos with La Marisoul, Cesar Castro & Xochi Flores; Graham Nash; Seal; James Taylor; and Rufus Wainwright. The artists lit up the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion stage performing Mitchell's songs, which spanned all stages of her career. Co-musical directors Brain Blade and Jon Cowherd provided the evenings' musical arrangements.   (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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

COME FROM AWAY, THE BAND'S VISIT, and More Among American Theatre Wing's Henry Hewes Design Awards HonoreesCOME FROM AWAY, THE BAND'S VISIT, and More Among American Theatre Wing's Henry Hewes Design Awards Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President) is pleased to announce that five theater artists will be honored by the Henry Hewes Design Awards Committee during the presentation of its 2017 Awards in a luncheon ceremony on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. (more...)

VIDEO: Derek DelGaudio's off-Broadway Show IN & OF ITSELF Leaves Stephen Colbert SpeechlessVIDEO: Derek DelGaudio's off-Broadway Show IN & OF ITSELF Leaves Stephen Colbert Speechless
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

Derek DelGaudio appeared on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT on Monday, to discuss his hit Off-Broadway show IN & OF ITSELF, which has just extended for the third time, through May of 2018 (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...)

Photo Coverage: IN & OF ITSELF Celebrates 200 Performances with Neil Patrick Harris & Frank Oz!Photo Coverage: IN & OF ITSELF Celebrates 200 Performances with Neil Patrick Harris & Frank Oz!
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 16, 2017

Produced by Werner Entertainment, Tony Award winners Gary Goddard & Forbes Candlish, Prediction Productions and five-time Emmy & Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris, IN & OF ITSELF created and performed by 3-time Academy of Magical Arts Award winner Derek DelGaudio - began previews on April 5 setting a box office record for the highest advance sales in the history of the Daryl Roth Theatre, and opened on April 12 to resounding critical acclaim. Even amidst the most crowded theater season in over twenty years, IN & OF ITSELF grossed over $1 million (in a 150 seat theater) and continually sold-out performances in its ten-week initial engagement, prompting an 11-week extension through September 3. This second extension now adds an additional 17 weeks, bringing the production through the end of the year. (more...)

VIDEO: IN & OF ITSELF's Derek DelGaudio Unveils New Video on Being a Magician in Our TimesVIDEO: IN & OF ITSELF's Derek DelGaudio Unveils New Video on Being a Magician in Our Times
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Derek DelGaudio, the mind behind the incredible In & Of Itself currently running at the Daryl Roth Theatre, has just released a brand new video with Future of StoryTelling about what it means to be a magician in our times. Check it out below! (more...)

200 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...)

Neil 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...)

Photo Coverage: Neil Patrick Harris and IN & OF ITSELF Company Celebrate Opening Night
by Walter McBride - Apr 13, 2017

Following a sold-out, five-time extended engagement at Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles, Werner Entertainment, Gary Goddard Entertainment, Prediction Productions and five-time Emmy & Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris are pleased to present the New York Premiere of the acclaimed show 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 (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Little Shop of Horrors, Star Wars). The 10-week limited engagement celebrates its Opening Night tonight, Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at the Daryl Roth Theatre in Union Square. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at IN & OF ITSELF, Presented by Neil Patrick Harris- Opens Tonight at Union Square's Daryl Roth Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Following a sold-out, five-time extended engagement at Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles, Werner Entertainment, Gary Goddard Entertainment, Prediction Productions and five-time Emmy & Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris are pleased to present the New York Premiere of the acclaimed show 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 (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Little Shop of Horrors, Star Wars). The 10-week limited engagement celebrates its Opening Night tonight,Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at the Daryl Roth Theatre in Union Square.  (more...)

Derek DelGaudio Wins 2017 AMA Award; IN & OF ITSELF Starts Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Sunday night, the esteemed Academy of Magical Arts honored Derek DelGaudio (Nothing to Hide) at the 49th Annual AMA Awards Show with the highest honor presented - Magician of the Year Award - at Los Angeles's Orpheum Theatre. (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris Presents the New York Premiere of IN AND OF ITSELF by Derek Delgaudio
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Following a sold-out, five-time extended engagement at Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles, Werner Entertainment, Gary Goddard Entertainment, Prediction Productions and five-time Emmy & Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris, are pleased to present the New York Premiere of the acclaimed show, IN & OF ITSELF, created and performed by Derek DelGaudio (Nothing to Hide) and directed by four-time Emmy Award winner Frank Oz (What About Bob?, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Little Shop of Horrors). (more...)

Geffen Playhouse to Host Post-Performance Q&A with IN & OF ITSELF's Derek DelGaudio
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Kicking off its final week at the Geffen Playhouse, IN & OF ITSELF, the latest production by master storyteller and award-winning magician Derek DelGaudio, will feature an exclusive, intimate, one-time-only post-show Q&A with the creative team that has made the production one of the most successful in the 20-year history of the Geffen Playhouse. (more...)

Geffen Playhouse Announces Post Performance Q & A with Creative Team Behind Derek Delgaudio's of IN & OF ITSELF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

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Geffen Playhouse to Host Post-Performance Q&A with IN & OF ITSELF's Derek DelGaudio
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Kicking off its final week at the Geffen Playhouse, IN & OF ITSELF, the latest production by master storyteller and award-winning magician Derek DelGaudio, will feature an exclusive, intimate, one-time-only post-show Q&A with the creative team that has made the production one of the most successful in the 20-year history of the Geffen Playhouse. (more...)

BWW Review: IN & OF ITSELF, Where Theatre and Magic Become Art
by Ellen Dostal - Aug 2, 2016

In 1817, 'poet and aesthetic philosopher Samuel Taylor Coleridge coined the phrase 'willing suspension of disbelief' and suggested that if a writer could infuse a 'human interest and a semblance of truth' into a fantastic tale, the reader would suspend judgement concerning the implausibility of the narrative.' Wikipedia (more...)

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