The River

by Michael Dale - Sep 9, 2004
Camp and heart blend nicely in this musical of wild teens
by Beau Higgins - Sep 4, 2005
by Michael Dale - Oct 4, 2004
A rock star goes to hell, or a hell of a night spot, to re-claim his deceased bride
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2004
'THE MUMMY,' a new comic opera with music by George Quincy and libretto by Thayer Burch suggested by the 1930's film, will give four staged readings directed by Sue Lawless, on Saturday, December 4 and 11 at 8 PM and Sunday, December 5th and 12th at 3 pm at The Actor's Temple, 339 West 47th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues.)
by Jena Tesse Fox - May 5, 2005
Jason Robert Brown's debut song cycle received an orchestral revival at Symphony Space with a bevy of Broadway stars to bring his songs to new life.
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2005
Water II, a site-specific movement installation piece, will be at River Project, Pier 26 on June 25th
by Jake Brunger - Mar 26, 2004
Musical theatre plays musical chairs this week as Bombay bows out, everything closes, everything opens, and everything comes back! And is the movie industry losing its stars? Well the West End seems to be gaining them..
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2005
Marsha Mason will star as Ouiser, the sharp-tongued and wealthy curmudgeon, in the upcoming Broadway premiere of Robert Harling's STEEL MAGNOLIAS.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2005
STEEL MAGNOLIAS, the play by Robert Harling, will open Monday, April 4, 2005 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street, east of Broadway). The production, directed by Jason Moore (Avenue Q), begins previews on March 15, 2005.
by Michael Dale - Jan 17, 2004
When you've started talking about the weather it's usually a sign that your date's not going very well. Unless, of course, you're on a date with Lady Guenevere. The way Lerner and Loewe wrote her in the musical Camelot, the chick seems to have a bit of a weather fetish. Think of it. When we first see her she's so disgusted at the thought of getting married that she runs away in the middle of a forest. But how does Arthur win her over? He sings a song about how nice the weather is in his kingdom. All he's gotta do is tell her "The winter is forbidden till December" and "The rain may never fall till after sundown" and she's all hot for a royal wedding. Need further proof? Look how Lancelot steals her heart away in Act II. He sings "If Ever I Would Leave You", a song that actually names all four seasons! When the musical climax occurs at "Oh no, not in springtime, summer, winter or fall..." the queen's been worked up into such a medieval, female Viagra frenzy she's willing to dump a wealthy king who gives her everything for some dude who writes rhyming couplets about himself and fights jousts for a living.
by Sally Henry - Jan 1, 2001
Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is producing a Texas original musical, THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS, running June 5 - 17 at the Hobby Center for The Performing Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001
The Drama League (Executive Director, Gabriel Shanks) has announced the 2015 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning at a ceremony hosted by Tony Award winners Cherry Jones and Denis O'Hare at Sardi's Restaurant, which were streamed live online at
by Diana Heisroth - Jan 1, 2001
The Ensemble Theatre kicks off the new year with the Opening Night and Media Reception for The Meeting by Jeff Stetson and directed by Shirley Marks Whitmore, Thursday, January 30, 2014, 6:30PM.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies, will return to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts with four different programs for a two-week 15-performance engagement at the David H. Koch Theater June 11 – 22, 2014. Today, Artistic Director Robert Battle announced repertory for the season, highlighted by a world premiere from Robert Moses – a first-time collaboration with the Company – new productions of Hans van Manen's Polish Pieces and David Parsons' signature work Caught, along with the company premiere of Asadata Dafora's groundbreaking 1932 solo Awassa Astrige/Ostrich. Ailey's acclaimed dancers will perform in diverse repertory including encore performances of 2013-14 season premieres and new productions such as Wayne McGregor's Chroma and an “Ailey/Ellington” program, as well as favorites like Alvin Ailey's American masterpiece Revelations.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001
The Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) kicked off National BBQ month in May of 2014 with one goal: to cook and distribute 100,000 meals throughout America in 365 days. As of today, KCBS is pleased to announce it has not only met, but also exceeded its goal of the 100KCBS Meals Mission by distributing more than 112,000 meals in 219 days.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will kick off a five-week holiday season on December 4th with a star-studded gala benefit performance at New York City Center and party at the New York Hilton Midtown Grand Ballroom. 27-time Grammy award-winning music icon Quincy Jones and actress Gabrielle Union will serve as the evening's Honorary Chairs.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 1, 2001
Ng?g? wa Thiong'o is a novelist, essayist, playwright, journalist, editor, educator, and social activist, whose work has deeply influenced African literature, international letters, and the world at large. With unwavering dedication to destabilizing and dismantling systems of oppression, Ng?g? has spent his life challenging both the dictatorial political regime of his native Kenya and the hierarchies found within language and literature themselves. Ngugi was arrested and imprisoned without charge in 1977 for the production of his playNgaahika Ndeenda (I Will Marry When I Want), a play that speaks out against the injustices found in Kenyan society. Amnesty International named him a Prisoner of Conscience; one year later he was released and left Kenya.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 1, 2001
Newsies, the Tony Award® winning 'Critics' Pick,' has just announced that Jeremy Greenbaum will temporarily join the cast in the role of Davey beginning with this evening's performance and will play the role through Sunday, May 18, 2014. He steps in for Ben Fankhauser, who originated the role. Greenbaum makes his Broadway debut in the hit musical, marking the 29th such debut since Newsies opened on Broadway in 2012.
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 1, 2001
Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of January 5-11, 2015.
by Matt Smith - Jan 1, 2001
New York, NY – Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) – the world's number one live-theatre company with over 40 venues – has signed a deal to acquire ACE Theatrical Group (ACE), a company which specializes in the operation, design, development and construction of world class, live performance venues throughout North America. This brings the total number of ATG venues to 45 in the UK, Australia and North America, including the two biggest theatrical markets – Broadway and London's West End.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001
Funeral services for the late comedy legend Joan Rivers were held today, September 7th at Manhattan's Temple Emanu-El. Among the tributes included in the service, Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald sang 'Smile,' and Tony Award-winning stage and screen star Hugh Jackman also sang a musical interlude, according to ET Online.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001
Prospect Theater Company has announced that its 2015 annual gala, a Concert Evening Celebrating Women Making Musicals, will be hosted by company alum Nehal Joshi (Broadway's LES MISERABLES, THREEPENNY OPERA), a Drama Desk Award Winner for Prospect's 2012 production of Working. 
by Robert Diamond - Feb 18, 2005
Soundcheck coverage from Thursday's benefit for the Matthew Shepard Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2005
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is proud to present Natasha Richardson (Blanche Du Bois) & John C. Reilly (Stanley Kowalski) in a new Broadway production of Tennessee Williams' classic drama A Streetcar Named Desire, with Amy Ryan (Stella Kowalski) & Chris Bauer (Mitch), directed by Edward Hall at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2004
Rob Evan, and composer Neil Berg will present their eigth annual Holiday Broadway Concert on Sunday, January 9, 2005 at the Irvington Town Hall Theater featuring a plethora of Broadway talent including Danny Zolli, Mandy Gonzalez, William Michals, Jessica Grove and many more to be announced shortly.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2005
Joining Harvey Fierstein in the Vegas production of Hairspray is Dick Latessa who originated the role on Broadway and won a Tony for his portrayal of 'Wilbur Turnblad' according to Variety.
by Adrienne Onofri - Apr 23, 2004
William Shakespeare was born 440 years ago this week. 'He was not of an age, but for all time,' said Ben Jonson. So let's celebrate the man to whom all theater lovers owe a debt.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2005
The Standing Ovations 3 benefit for Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS took place on Sunday night, April 17, 2005 at Joe's Pub.
by Kelley Relyea - Apr 13, 2005
'And they'll go for nothing less than The Full Monty...'