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TBG Theatre (New York, NY)
312 W. 36th St.

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Based on the 1980 film with screenplay by Carlton J. Albright and Edward Terry

A low-hanging cloud of radioactive waste turns a school bus full of children into second-rate zombies, who proceed to track down and zap their negligent parents one by one.



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BWW Review: Fresh-Faced THE SOUND OF MUSIC at The Paramount : Something Good
by Amelia Reynolds - Sep 9, 2017

Rogers & Hammerstein's 'The Sound of Music' has been a musical staple for generations. Currently showing at the Paramount, this touring production has all of the snow-capped mountains, starched habits, and vocal prowess one could want. The young and eager cast makes this classic feel fresh. (more...)

Kickstarter Campaign - The Velveteen Rabbit - A New Adaptation for Today's Kids
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2017

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Cork Pops Orchestra to Bring HARP MAGIC to City Hall and UL Limerick
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The annual Cork Pops Orchestra series of concerts for primary and post primary schools continues with 'Harp Magic', presented by Evelyn Grant and featuring harpist Jean Kelly. (more...)

Review: THE FANTASTICKS Enchants with Original Off-Broadway Staging Thanks to Director Sherman Wayne at Theatre Palisades
by Shari Barrett - Sep 8, 2017

There are many reasons why THE FANTASTICKS original off-Broadway production ran a total of 42 years and 17,162 performances, making it the world's longest-running musical which continues to enchant audiences around the world. Aside from it being a 'Romeo and Juliet' type story we can all relate to, but with a much happier ending, its most well-known song, 'Try to Remember,' speaks to everyone wanting to go back to a time in our lives when all things were much more simple, romantic, and totally carefree. (more...)

Windham Theatre Guild presents CRIMES OF THE HEART
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The Windham Theatre Guild proudly presents its next Main Stage production of the seasonÂ…Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley, opening Friday, September 22nd at the Burton Leavitt Theatre in Willimantic. (more...)

Broadway in Boston's WIZARD OF OZ Tickets Now On-Sale to the Public
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Broadway In Boston announced today that tickets for the upcoming Boston engagement of THE WIZARD OF OZ, will go on sale to the public on Sunday, September 10, 2017. THE WIZARD OF OZ will play a limited five performances at the Boston Opera House January 12-14, 2018 as part of the 2017-2018 Lexus Broadway In Boston Season. (more...)

BWW Review: The Spotlight Shines On Everyone in Public Works' AS YOU LIKE IT
by Michael Dale - Sep 8, 2017

'All the world's a stage / And everybody's in the show. / Nobody's a pro.' Those words, sung at the opening of Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery's thoroughly enchanting musical adaptation of Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT, were especially poignant at the Delacorte Theater this past weekend, where, since 2013, every Labor Day holiday has been celebrated with a production by the Public Theater's gloriously inclusive Public Works program. (more...)

THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN to Open This Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The World Premiere of Michael Yates Crowley's The Rape of the Sabine Women, By Grace B. Matthias opens on Sunday, September 10 at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street project. (more...)

Cape Town Opera Making A Difference With Music in Opera is My First Language Programme's THE SINGING GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Next week, the process launched by Cape Town Opera's Opera is My First Language programme that began six months ago with a simple makeshift drum circle will culminate in a concert of THE SINGING GARDEN, an adaptation of Lewis Carroll's ALICE IN WONDERLAND by Francesco Nassimbeni. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Celia Keenan-Bolger
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Sep 18, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

Andy Brady and More Join NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Jamie Wilson, Entertainment One (eOne), Ramin Sabi and Belgrade Theatre Coventry have just announced the full casting for the World Premiere of the Birmingham Repertory Theatre's production of NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL opening at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on Friday 20 October 2017. (more...)

'Freakonomics' Author Launches Game-Show Podcast's New Season
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

All these questions and more are answered in the season premiere of Tell Me Something I Don't Know, the new podcast hosted by Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the best-selling Freakonomics books and host of Freakonomics Radio. (more...)

Hub Theatre Company of Boston Presents ROBYN IS HAPPY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

Hub Theatre Company of Boston will complete its highly acclaimed fifth season with the East Coast premiere of Michael Elyanow's dark comedy Robyn is Happy Friday, October 27- Saturday, November 11 at First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street in Boston's Back Bay. (more...)

Marionettes Bring Magic & Mozart to Jersey City
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

JCTC-KIDS and Jersey City's favorite string-attached theater company Puppetworks returns for its new season with an entrancing production of The Prince & The Magic Flute. (more...)

Demo Taped Releases New Track, 'Insecure' Via NPR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Demo Taped released his new track, 'Insecure' Via NPR. It is getting all the hype from sources such as Nylon, Stereogum, and Noisey. (more...)

BCG Wins Award for Work with First Global Fund for Education in Emergencies
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

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PNC Bank Receives Blumenthal's 2nd Annual Business Leaders for the Arts Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Blumenthal Performing Arts has announced PNC Bank as the recipient of its second annual Business Leaders for the Arts award, which was presented during a celebration dinner at Knight Theater last night. (more...)

BWW Review: Candlelight's THE MUSIC MAN is Joyfully Quintessential
by Chris Arneson - Sep 15, 2017

There are some shows that are just easy to love. It's been 60 years since The Music Man premiered on Broadway, but the classic tuner hasn't lost its allure. In fact, this is the show that launched Candlelight Dinner Playhouse back in 2008. The Johnstown theatre has brought it back as their 10th season opener. (more...)

CLICK, CLACK, MOO: COWS THAT TYPE Opens 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

At Main Street Theater, we know how important it is to begin to introduce some sort of normalcy to our children, to help them to grieve, to talk, to feel, to smile, to laugh, says Vivienne M. St. John, Theater for Youth Producing Director at Main Street. Our upcoming production of Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type is the perfect respite The Children need from the Hurricane: a chance to engage with something familiar (the production is based on the beloved children's book), a chance to laugh and be silly, a chance to be with family and friends. (more...)

SDSU Opens Theatre Season with ANONY(MOUS) by Naomi Iizuka
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The SDSU School of Theatre, Television, and Film opens its 2017 fall season with Anon(ymous), a play by Naomi Iizuka based on Homer's classic Greek poem The Odyssey. Anon(ymous) runs Friday, September 29 - Sun. October 8 at San Diego State University's Experimental Theatre. Director is Randy Reinholz. Tickets and information available at theatre.sdsu.edu. (more...)

Monkey Baa Presents THE BOCKETY WORLD OF HENRY AND BUCKET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

These school holidays, Monkey Baa Theatre Company is proud to present Barnstorm Theatre Company's The Bockety World of Henry and Bucket, at the Lendlease Darling Quarter Theatre from September 25th to 30th. (more...)

New Book Exposes Dark Side of Adoption History
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

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Sex and the City meets Titus Andronicus! Hub Theatre Company of Boston presents ROBYN IN HAPPY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Hub Theatre Company of Boston will complete its highly acclaimed fifth season with the East Coast premiere of Michael Elyanow's dark comedy Robyn is Happy Friday, October 27- Saturday, November 11 at First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street in Boston's Back Bay. Performances are Thursdays at 7:30 pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, and Sundays at 5 pm. All performances are Pay-What-You-Can. Donations of toiletries will be collected at each performance for local charities. For tickets and information please visit www.hubtheatreboston.org (more...)

Mark St. Germain's RELATIVITY Continues Rolling Premiere in Seattle
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, celebrates the opening of the Rolling World Premiere (RWP) of Relativity by Mark St. Germain at Associate Member Taproot Theatre Company (Seattle, WA, September 20-October 21, 2017). (more...)

Children's Novel 'Mud on Your Face' Wins New Apple E-Book Award for Excellence in Independent Publishing
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

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Parents Television Council Urges Netflix to Protect Kids from Adult Content
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

In a letter to Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, the Parents Television Council has asked him to protect kids from adult content that is easily accessible on the platform as discovered by new PTC research - and not to lose sight of the unique needs of millions of parents who rely on you to help provide a safer entertainment media environment for their families. (more...)

The Nautica Malibu Triathlon Presents 31st Annual Race, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Equinox, one of the nation's biggest triathlons, hosts its 31 st annual race on September 17, 2017 at Zuma Beach in Malibu, California. Thousands of participants gather to compete in the half-mile ocean swim, 17-mile bike ride and 4-mile run at 7 a.m. The Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Equinox helps support the Pediatric Cancer Research Program at The Children's Hospital Los Angeles, which focuses on discovering cures and preventative solutions for childhood cancers. (more...)

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre to Screen Free Family Films
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre to screen FREE family films for the community post Hurricane Irma Screenings this week Thursday Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. (more...)

Ophelia Theatre Group to Present Array of New Plays 'With a Twist'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Ophelia Theatre Group presents a fantastic array of new plays based on classic tales, but 'with a twist'! These performances, divided over four weekends, will turn modern and classic myth on its ear. (more...)

Walt Disney Company Donates $2.5 Million to Support Communities Impacted by Hurricane Irma
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) has committed $2.5 million to aid in humanitarian relief efforts across Florida, the Caribbean and other areas impacted by Hurricane Irma. (more...)

SAINT JOAN, Starring Condola Rashad, Will Bring Religious Icon to Broadway This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club will produce a new Broadway production of Saint Joan, written by Nobel Prize in Literature and Academy Award winner Bernard Shaw and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan (Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, Proof), starring three-time Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad (A Doll's House, Part 2, 'Billions'). (more...)

Broadway Inspirational Voices Brings Outreach Program to Ronald McDonald House NY Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Broadway Inspirational Voices (BIV) is bringing its Outreach Program to Ronald McDonald House NY today, September 12th, with Brian Crawley, Ben Chavez, Steven Lutvak, and more. (more...)

BWW Review: THE KITE RUNNER, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Sep 12, 2017

Afghanistan is a divided country on the verge of war and two childhood friends are about to be torn apart. It's a beautiful afternoon in Kabul and the skies are full of the excitement and joy of a kite flying tournament. But neither Hassan nor Amir can foresee the terrible incident which will shatter their lives forever. (more...)

Toby Jones, Zoe Wanamaker and Stephen Mangan Star In Revival of Pinter's THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Sonia Friedman Productions is thrilled to announce a new production of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party which will run at the Harold Pinter Theatre, 60 years since the play's debut, from 9 January to 14 April 2018 with an Opening Night on Thursday 18 January 2018. Tickets go on sale today at midday, with priority booking from 9am. (more...)

World Luxury Florist Only Roses Launches in Beverly Hills
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The luxurious specialty rose gifting brand, OnlyRoses, will debut its first U.S. location and second non-franchise store in the heart of Beverly Hills, at 9631 Brighton Way. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 12, 2017
by - Sep 12, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1) on Tuesday: Arts Center of Cannon County's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 12, 2017

True, it's only Tuesday, but today's early-in-the-week edition of Friday 5 (+1) is so packed with interesting information and reasons for you to make reservations to see Million Dollar Quartet at Arts Center of Cannon County, we just couldn't control ourselves! And we're guessing you'll need the extra time to secure your tickets to see what director Darryl Deason promises will be one of the best shows of the year. May we suggest, therefore, that you read on in anticipation of Friday's opening night performance (more...)

Keiji Ishiguri and On The Quays Kick Off Hometown Benefit Concert Series 'The How About Love Tour'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

On The Quays, a NYC-based international production company will present An Afternoon With Keiji Ishiguri & On The Quays , a benefit concert in their series of Hometown Concerts - the How About Love Tour at the St. James the Less Parish Hall on Sunday, September 17 at 4:00 p.m. (more...)

HAND IN HAND: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief Announces New Celebrity Supporters and Partners for Telethon
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief today announced additional celebrity participants and corporate partners. The one-hour special, which will benefit those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, will air live and commercial free on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, at 8:00 p.m. EDT/7:00 p.m. CDT and re-air at 8:00 p.m. PDT on the West Coast. (more...)

Steamy ANTONY & CLEOPATRA to Open Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Folger Theatre launches its 2017/18 season of power, passion, and politics with William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra. (more...)

Jump-Start Performance Co. Honors Artists with a Fundraising Event, 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Jump-Start Performance Co. is hosting THE BRUNCH OF CHAMPIONS on Sunday, October 8, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at La Tuna Ice House, 100 Probandt. Three champions of Creativity, Connection and Courage will be honored, and proceeds from the fundraising event will support the artistic programming of Jump-Start's 2017-2018 season. Jump-Start's champions are Zet Baer, John McBurney and Martha Prentiss. Each one has a long history with the non-profit, as a theatre artist and as a supporter. Each discovered Jump-Start in its early days and has been part of the company's extended family for at least 25 years, following it from spaces on S. Alamo and at Blue Star Arts Complex to its current home in Beacon Hill. (more...)

BWW Picks for Best Cabaret Shows in NYC This Week, 9/11 to 9/17
by BWW Staff - Sep 11, 2017

BWW Picks returns! Published every Monday, BroadwayWorld Cabaret writers will pick their top recommendations for shows throughout NYC during the upcoming week. (more...)

Cast, Creative Team Set for The Comrades' BOB: A LIFE IN FIVE ACTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The Comrades will present their fall 2017 production, BOB: A LIFE IN FIVE ACTS by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, which will be co-directed by Will Quam and Derek Bertelsen. (more...)

TheaterWorks Opens 32nd Season with THE WOLVES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

TheaterWorks (Rob Ruggiero, Producing Artistic Director) announced today that THE WOLVES by Sarah DeLappe will run October 5 through November 5, 2017 (please note date change). THE WOLVES is the 1st show of TheaterWorks 32nd Season, (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Julianne Moore
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Sep 11, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

TLC Expands THE LITTLE COUPLE Season 9 Premiere to Aid Hurricane Relief Efforts
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

TLC today announced the expansion of the season 9 premiere of hit returning series THE LITTLE COUPLE to a two-hour block on Tuesday, September 19 starting at 8/7c. (more...)

Jennifer Garner and Once Upon a Farm on a Mission to Create Healthier Children and Planet
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Today, co-founders Jennifer Garner, John Foraker, Cassandra Curtis and Ari Raz announce the expansion of Once Upon a Farm, an organic family food company that currently offers a line of cold-pressed organic baby foods and applesauces. The company has plans to grow into new categories with the goal of providing as many children as possible with the best-tasting, most nutritious and highest quality foods, using sustainable methods. (more...)

BWW Review: A Masterful BEFORE THE SUN AND MOON
by Juan Michael Porter II - Sep 11, 2017

This simple folk tale focuses on falling in love, taking on responsibility, and learning how to fly. Told through fantastic music, a clever use of masks, and puppetry, BEFORE THE SUN AND MOON casts a spell of enchantment across the entire audience. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 10
by Audition Roundup - Sep 10, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 10, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

BWW Review: MILLER, MISSISSIPPI at Dallas Theater Center
by Samuel Weber - Sep 10, 2017

Boo Killebrew's new play rips into the twisted world of family in the Civil Rights era south. This gothic tale packs more than a punch, and provides thrill and drama in equal measure. (more...)

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