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Soul Divas Night Out Presents STRENGTH OF A WOMAN: A Phyllis Hyman TributeSoul Divas Night Out Presents STRENGTH OF A WOMAN: A Phyllis Hyman Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

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Brief 4/16: NYTW Gala, Broadway Benefit Concert for Parkland, and More!Brief 4/16: NYTW Gala, Broadway Benefit Concert for Parkland, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 16, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: New York Theatre Workshop will host its 2018 gala tonight, and Broadway stars will unite in Sunrise, FL for a benefit concert for Parkland! (more...)

The American Dance Festival Presents DENDY/DONOVAN PROJECTS Latest WorkThe American Dance Festival Presents DENDY/DONOVAN PROJECTS Latest Work
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

The American Dance Festival (ADF) presents Obie, 'Bessie,' and Alpert award-winning choreographer Mark Dendy and director/designer Stephen Donovan's latest work Elvis Everywhere at New York Live Arts on May 10-12 at 7:30pm. 2018 marks Dendy's 35th year as an innovative choreographer on the downtown scene in New York City. (more...)

BACK, A New Play By Matt Webster, To Receive Industry ReadingBACK, A New Play By Matt Webster, To Receive Industry Reading
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2018

An industry reading of the new play BACK by Matt Webster will take place on Tuesday, April 24 at 7:00 PM at the Studios at Manhattan Theatre Club (311 West 43rd Street, 8th Floor). Jenna Worsham (The Parisian Woman, The Heidi Chronicles) directs with Terra Mackintosh as 'Leah' and Matt Webster as 'Derek.' (more...)

Patti Cohenour to Lead Goodspeed's YOU ARE HEREPatti Cohenour to Lead Goodspeed's YOU ARE HERE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

A Chicago housewife turns one small step into a giant, life-changing leap in Bartram & Hill's new musical You Are Here. Goodspeed Musicals continues its commitment to innovative, thought-provoking works with this intimate tour-de-force new musical featuring Tony Award nominee Patti Cohenour as Diana, Broadway performers Andrea Frierson as Voice 1 and Stacia Fernandez as Voice 2, and Spamilton: An American Parody starDan Rosales as Voice 3. (more...)

An Evening with Lois Smith at Film ForumAn Evening with Lois Smith at Film Forum
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

An Evening with Lois Smith at Film Forum (more...)

Casting Announced for Adam Kraar's Five Borough World Premiere of ALTERNATING CURRENTSCasting Announced for Adam Kraar's Five Borough World Premiere of ALTERNATING CURRENTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2018

Working Theater (Mark Plesent, Producing Artistic Director) will present the World Premiere of Adam Kraar's Alternating Currents, directed by Kareem Fahmy (James Scruggs's 3/Fifths at 3LD) as part of their Five Boroughs/One City Initiative with performances in Queens, Manhattan, The Bronx, Staten Island, and Brooklyn, April 26-May 26. (more...)

THE MAN IN ROOM 306 Begins Performances April 12THE MAN IN ROOM 306 Begins Performances April 12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

THE MAN IN ROOM 306, Luna's critically acclaimed signature piece, honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. April 12 through May 13th. (more...)

2018 Annual Garden State Film Festival To Launch With Screening of THE WANDERERS: QUEST OF THE DEMON HUNTER2018 Annual Garden State Film Festival To Launch With Screening of THE WANDERERS: QUEST OF THE DEMON HUNTER
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

Asbury Park, New Jersey, February 28, 2018 - The 16th Annual Garden State Film Festival (GSFF) will kick off this year's screenings of over 245 fabulous films from 22 countries with the feature 'The Wanderers: Quest of the Demon Hunter' on Friday evening, March 23rd at 8:30 p.m. at the iconic Paramount Theater in Asbury Park. Directed by Dragos Buliga, the film stars esteemed actor Armand Assante who will be in attendance, along with fan favorite, New Jersey's Xander Berkeley of 'The Walking Dead.' The Festival promises an incredible evening filled with fun, frolic and fantasy. Both Assante and Berkeley are 2018 GSFF Honorees and will be on hand for the Festival's spectacular four-day 16th Anniversary Celebration, which runs from March 22nd to March 25th.  (more...)

TFANA Announces Full Cast and Creative Team of THE WINTER'S TALETFANA Announces Full Cast and Creative Team of THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces the full cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's tragicomedy The Winter's Tale, directed by OBIE Award-winner Arin Arbus. The production plays March 13-April 15, 2018, at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place), TFANA's home in the Brooklyn Cultural District. (more...)

Anna Camp and Thomas Sadoski to Star in BELLEVILLE at Pasadena PlayhouseAnna Camp and Thomas Sadoski to Star in BELLEVILLE at Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, announces a new Hitchcock-style drama Belleville by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award winner Amy Herzog.  Performances run from Wednesday, April 18 to Sunday, May 13; the press opening is April 22.  (more...)

Michael Howard Releases 'The Actor Uncovered'Michael Howard Releases 'The Actor Uncovered'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

The Actor Uncovered is certainly not a set of rigid rules advocating one "method" or one singular "truth." Departing from the common guidebook format, internationally recognized acting coach, Michael Howard, uses a unique approach to teaching acting, reflecting on his own history and sharing his own experiences as an actor, director, and teacher. How he writes about the process and craft of acting is at once intensely personal and relatable by others. (more...)

Soho Rep Adds Second Extension For IS GOD IS, Now Through 3/31Soho Rep Adds Second Extension For IS GOD IS, Now Through 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director), has extended the world premiere of Aleshea Harris's Relentless Award-winning Is God Is, directed by Taibi Magar, a second time, through March 31. (more...)

Special Performance of FARRAH Announces for Long Beach, NY Starring Jen Danby, Directed By Austin PendletonSpecial Performance of FARRAH Announces for Long Beach, NY Starring Jen Danby, Directed By Austin Pendleton
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2018

This American Blonde Actress and Mississippi Mud Productions announce a special Long Beach, Long Island, performance of FARRAH, all about '70s superstar Farrah Fawcett, on Sunday, March 11th, at 3:00. (more...)

Dan Furman's IMPOSSIBLE BUT TRUE...In A TavernDan Furman's IMPOSSIBLE BUT TRUE...In A Tavern
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

Composer Dan Furman has reworked his first musical, Impossible But True, and is preparing to present it starting in April - first in Brooklyn then across the river in Manhattan. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, February 12: John Leguizamo Gets FREAK-y on BroadwayVIDEO: On This Day, February 12: John Leguizamo Gets FREAK-y on Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 12, 2018

On this day, John Leguizamo's made his Broadway debut in 1998 in the one-man show, Freak. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Minds Behind MR. CHEKHOV AND MR. PORTERPhoto Flash: Meet the Minds Behind MR. CHEKHOV AND MR. PORTER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

Reviews have poured in extolling the clever juxtaposition of Anton Chekhov's prose with Cole Porter's music & lyrics in MR. CHEKHOV & MR. PORTER. The triumvirate of talent behind this marriage of masters is Janet Bentley as director; Andy Evan Cohen as musical director, and Madeline Jaye as choreographer.   (more...)

Target Margin Theater Announces Casting, Creative Team For PAY NO ATTENTION TO THE GIRL's Debut Off-BroadwayTarget Margin Theater Announces Casting, Creative Team For PAY NO ATTENTION TO THE GIRL's Debut Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

Following a five year search for a permanent home, Target Margin Theater (Founding Artistic Director David Herskovits, Associate Artistic Director Moe Yousuf, General Manager Lu Liu) is proud to present the world premiere of Pay No Attention To The Girl (March 29-April 21), which marks the Company's debut off-Broadway performances in their new 3,250 sq. ft. home in Brooklyn. Directed by Founding Artistic Director David Herskovits, Pay No Attention To The Girl is an interlocking set of tales about the deceptions of the sexes that lead us deep into the labyrinth of The Thousand and One Nights, a collection of Silk Road, MENA (Middle Eastern / North African), and South Asian stories. (more...)

Soho Rep. Extends Aleshea Harris's IS GOD IS Through March 25Soho Rep. Extends Aleshea Harris's IS GOD IS Through March 25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

In response to popular demand, Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director) extends the world premiere of Aleshea Harris's Relentless Award-winning Is God Is, directed by Taibi Magar by two weeks, through March 25. In this play, which dauntlessly cracks jokes as it eviscerates, twin sisters Anaia (Alfie Fuller) and Racine (Dame-Jasmine Hughes) undertake a murderous journey from the Dirty South to the California desert, seeking payback for a horrendous act. Is God Is treats both morality and genre as notions to be exploded, drawing on the ancient, the modern, the tragic, the Spaghetti Western, hip-hop and Afropunk in its subversion of theatrical constructs. (more...)

Ronald Rand Will Represent The United States In The 8th Edition Of The THEATRE OLYMPICS in IndiaRonald Rand Will Represent The United States In The 8th Edition Of The THEATRE OLYMPICS in India
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2018

Goodwill Cultural Ambassador Ronald Rand has been invited to represent the United States in the Theatre Olympics, performing as Harold Clurman in his celebrated one-man show, 'LET IT BE ART! Harold Clurman's Life of Passion' in Delhi at the prestigious Kamani Auditorium on February 25th, and at the Kalagram Theatre in Bangalore, India on February 27th, 2018. (more...)

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