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Anonymous 'Angel' Saves Theatre West Home, Comedy Spy Thriller OUR MAN IN SANTIAGO pr Photo Anonymous 'Angel' Saves Theatre West Home, Comedy Spy Thriller OUR MAN IN SANTIAGO premieres Sept. 24
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 17, 2021

Theatre West's Studio City-adjacent home on Cahuenga Blvd. West, the oldest continuous operating stage space in Los Angeles, has been saved by an anonymous “angel.” A longtime Theatre West patron has purchased the building, occupied by the company since 1967 but up for sale since May, and extended Theatre West's lease for a minimum of five years.

Kean Stage to Celebrate its Return to Indoor Performances this Fall Photo Kean Stage to Celebrate its Return to Indoor Performances this Fall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 12, 2021

Kean Stage has  announced its return to in-person, indoor performances this fall for its 12th season.

BWW Exclusive: Rachel Bloom Plays a Singing Bee on THE CHICKEN SQUAD! Photo BWW Exclusive: Rachel Bloom Plays a Singing Bee on THE CHICKEN SQUAD!
by Stage Tube - Aug 12, 2021

She voices Rebeecca, a friendly honey bee who's nervous to perform in front of her fellow bees. In the episode, Rachel performs a song titled 'Shake Your Bee-Hind.'

Chicago Shakespeare Announces 2021/22 Productions & Programs Photo Chicago Shakespeare Announces 2021/22 Productions & Programs
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 27, 2021

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the return of in-person performances at the Theater’s home on Navy Pier with the much-awaited debut of As You Like It infused with the hit songs of The Beatles, beginning October 6, 2021. 

Classical Theatre Company Announces 2021-22 Season Photo Classical Theatre Company Announces 2021-22 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 29, 2021

Classical Theatre Company has announced the lineup for its  2021-2022 Mainstage Season. As the only professional theatre company in the State of Texas that solely produces classical drama on a year-round basis, CTC only produces plays that are 100 or more years old. 

Theatre 40 Will Perform a Reading of POWER & LIGHT This Week Photo Theatre 40 Will Perform a Reading of POWER & LIGHT This Week
by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2021

Theatre 40 will present a play reading on YouTube of a new work by John Strysik, Power & Light. Thomas Edison and Nikolai Tesla: The War That Lit the World. Pioneering scientists in electronics, they were rivals with differing viewpoints on delivering energy. Edison was about the money, while Tesla was more a believer in free energy for all. Commerce won.

The Group Rep Presents A Reading Of REVENGE Photo The Group Rep Presents A Reading Of REVENGE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2021

The Group Rep will present REVENGE, a brand-new thriller directed by Bruce Kimmel. We could tell you more, but why spoil the fun, and besides, if we told you more, we'd have to kill you. A reading of a diabolical thriller you won't want to miss streams one time only on Saturday, April 3 at 5:00 pm (PDT).

Round House Theatre Announces Spring 2021 Shows - BOY AND HIS SOUL, BURNPILE and WE'R Photo Round House Theatre Announces Spring 2021 Shows - BOY AND HIS SOUL, BURNPILE and WE'RE GONNA DIE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2021

The Spring 2021 Season offers three moving, one-person performances: Colman Domingo’s A Boy and His Soul, directed by Craig Wallace; Lucy Alibar’s Throw Me on the Burnpile and Light Me Up, directed by Round House Artistic Director Ryan Rilette; and Young Jean Lee’s We’re Gonna Die, directed by Paige Hernandez.

DVR Alert: Rachel Bloom To Discuss Her New Book on CBS This Morning Photo DVR Alert: Rachel Bloom To Discuss Her New Book on CBS This Morning
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 16, 2020

Rachel Bloom will stop by CBS This Morning tomorrow to chat about her new book, 'I Want To Be Where the Normal People Are.'

Jason J. Marchi to Release New Science Fiction Book VENUS REMEMBERED Photo Jason J. Marchi to Release New Science Fiction Book VENUS REMEMBERED
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2020

Fahrenheit Books and author Jason J. Marchi have announced the upcoming release of the new sci-fi fantasy short story collection, Venus Remembered by Marchi and Ray Bradbury. The book will be available on November 30, 2020 for the 100th anniversary year of the birth of Ray Bradbury.

New York Theatre Barn Presents a First Look at New Musicals From Kellen Blair, Joe Ki Photo New York Theatre Barn Presents a First Look at New Musicals From Kellen Blair, Joe Kinosian and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 13, 2020

New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of the 30th installment of its virtual New Works Series on Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 at 7PM EDT, featuring excerpts from the new musicals It Came From Outer Space and Broken Ground.

Rachel Bloom Will Guest on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS Next Week Photo Rachel Bloom Will Guest on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS Next Week
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 11, 2020

Rachel Bloom will make a guest appearance on 'Late Night With Seth Meyers' next week, in support of the November 17th release of her book, 'I Want To Be Where the Normal People Are.'

BWW Interview: Rachel Bloom Talks New Book, Bullies, Musical Theatre, and Adam Schles Photo BWW Interview: Rachel Bloom Talks New Book, Bullies, Musical Theatre, and Adam Schlesinger
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 30, 2020

Ahead of the release, Rachel spoke to BroadwayWorld about some of the book's highlights - including a chapter on bullies, a chapter on musical theatre, and a dedication to the late songwriter Adam Schlesinger.

Rachel Bloom Will Write an *NSYNC Fan-Centric Movie Photo Rachel Bloom Will Write an *NSYNC Fan-Centric Movie
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 29, 2020

Rachel Bloom will write an upcoming film about two *NSYNC superfans for Sony.

Ali Ewoldt, Shereen Pimentel and More Set for New York Theatre Barn's November Virtua Photo Ali Ewoldt, Shereen Pimentel and More Set for New York Theatre Barn's November Virtual Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2020

New York Theatre Barn will continue to host weekly free live streams of its New Works Series each Wednesday evening at 7PM ET. Available on New York Theatre Barn's YouTube channel and Broadway on Demand, the live 45-minute series includes excerpts from two new musicals and a conversation with the writers and creative team.

VIDEO: Esmé Patterson Releases Music Video for 'Out the Door' Photo VIDEO: Esmé Patterson Releases Music Video for 'Out the Door'
by Stage Tube - Oct 22, 2020

Esmé Patterson has released her new music video for the song “Out The Door” from her latest album, There Will Come Soft Rains.

Rachel Bloom Developing CW Drama I'M IN LOVE WITH THE DANCER FROM MY BAT MITZVAH Photo Rachel Bloom Developing CW Drama I'M IN LOVE WITH THE DANCER FROM MY BAT MITZVAH
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 18, 2020

Rachel Bloom, Ilana Wolpert, and Debbie Liebling will produce a new drama series for The CW, titled 'I'm In Love With The Dancer From My Bat Mitzvah.'

BWW Interview: Geoff Hoyle of WHAT WILL I BE WHEN YOU GROW UP? at The Marsh Lives to  Photo BWW Interview: Geoff Hoyle of WHAT WILL I BE WHEN YOU GROW UP? at The Marsh Lives to Play to Fool
by Jim Munson - Sep 9, 2020

Ah, just when we need it the most, here is the perfect tonic for our troubled times! The Marsh is bringing back comedic legend Geoff Hoyle in his latest work 'What Will I Be When You Grow Up?' Presented for one night only on Saturday, March 20th at 7:00PM PDT, this filmic version of Hoyle's show will be followed by a live post-performance Q&A with The Marsh Founder/Artistic Director Stephanie Weisman. Visit The www.themarsh.org for more information. Born and raised in England before coming to America in the 1970a??s, Hoyle has had a fascinating career and at this point has become a veritable Bay Area institution. After first coming to local attention as part of the Pickle Family Circus, he went on to perform with Cirque du Soleil, create the role of Zazu in the original Broadway company of The Lion King, act in plays at virtually all the major Bay Area theater companies, and create numerous solo shows, many of them at The Marsh. BroadwayWorld recently caught up with Hoyle by phone from his home in Inverness, California.

Rachel Bloom Reveals Cover Art, Title of New Book Photo Rachel Bloom Reveals Cover Art, Title of New Book
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 25, 2020

'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' creator Rachel Bloom has shared the cover art and title for her upcoming book of essays. 

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Announces 35th Anniversary Season Photo Chicago Shakespeare Theater Announces 35th Anniversary Season
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 24, 2020

Regional Tony Award-winner Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces its 35th Anniversary Season with a dynamic line-up of artistic offeringsa?"both ina?'person and virtuala?"including plays written and inspired by Shakespeare, new musicals, a timely contemporary opera, and engaging digital content for audiences, students, and teachers.

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