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Music Box Theatre

(New York, NY)
239 West 45th St.
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by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2020
Here is the list of shows that The Public Theater of San Antonio will be producing in their upcoming 2020-2021 Season!
by Neil Shurley - Jan 25, 2020
THE HEATH is a play of fierce life and easy laughter and the mysterious power of music and stories to move - and transform - our hearts.
by Adrienne Proctor - Jan 25, 2020
Lyric Theatre's THE CAT IN THE HAT is a charming, engaging play that brings all the whimsy of Dr. Seuss to life on stage.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
Gulfshore Playhouse is pulling out all the stops for the 10th annual Bubbles, Baubles & Broadway Gala presented on Monday, March 2 at the Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort in Naples, chaired by philanthropists Jane and Dave Wilson.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
The Tank (Meghan Finn, Artistic Director) and Theater of The Apes will present the World Premiere of I Am Nobody, a new musical comedy by Greg Kotis (Tony Award-winner for Urinetown; The Truth About Santa at The Tank), directed by Meghan Finn (Creative Time's Doomocracy, Mac Wellman's The Invention of Tragedy at The Flea) at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), March 5-28.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
Rep Stage, the professional regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College, has announced its 2020a?'2021 season that will launch with the popular musical a?oeFalsettos,a?? followed by a regional premiere production by Jen Silverman, a world premiere by playwright and actor Dane Figueroa Edidi, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning a?oeSeascapea?? by Edward Albee. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Annawon's Song tells the story of a Native American military veteran, wounded in both body and mind. His story is twinned with that of a young Afghani teenager being groomed to become a suicide bomber.
by Shari Barrett - Jan 23, 2020
Energetic, urban and contemporary, Cirque du Soleil's VOLTA, written and directed by Bastien Alexandre, with Jean Guibert as the director of creation, is a captivating voyage of discovery that showcases never-before-seen under the Big Top acrobatics in a visually striking world. Driven by a stirring melodic score and inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of street sports, VOLTA is a story of transformation, being true to oneself, fulfilling one's true potential, and recognizing one's own power to make it possible. The production is perhaps the most acrobatic show ever staged by Cirque du Soleil, with acts from around the world offering amazing displays of roller skating, balance, trampoline leaps through windows to rooftop, Double Dutch rope skipping, tumbling, rings, and BMX bicycle flips that challenge gravity.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
The Dallas Opera is proud to announce its blockbuster 2020-2021 Season, a?oeEmbrace the Passion!a?? consisting of five thrilling mainstage productionsa?"all new to Dallasa?"including a world premiere that re-unites the talented team that created Everest (2015) to bring another deeply moving story to the stage.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Tickets are on public sale from Monday 10 February 2020 for new shows announced at Sadler's Wells across 2020, featuring five world premieres, 10 UK premieres, and six Sadler's Wells Productions and co-productions, as well as a host of new creative partnerships involving artists from all over the world.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Rehearsal for Life, a non-profit leader in Boston-area's creative youth development sector, has announced its 24th annual comedy and music revue Banned in Boston which will be held April 16, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the February Panel, Festivals: Working Hard to Give Your Show a Chance, on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at The Actors Temple Theatre, 339 W. 47th Street, NYC. Doors open at 7pm for networking and the panel starts at 7:30pm.
by Student Blogger: Elizabeth Perkins - Jan 22, 2020
As a self-proclaimed nerd and likely (albeit undeclared) drama major in college, one of my favorite pastimes is keeping up with current events in the theater world. I aspire to work in the theater industry someday, and staying engaged and informed is an essential part of working towards that goal. I've compiled a list of the 9 podcasts, publications, and media outlets (in no particular order) that inspire me and keep me feeling up to date.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Queer|Art, New York City's home for the creative and professional development of LGBTQ+ artists, is pleased to announce the winner of the second annual Eva Yaa Asantewaa Grant For Queer Women(+) Dance Artists, Hollerin Space. Philadelphia-based duo Hollerin Space will receive a $10,000 cash grant to support the development of Hold On, a new work that researches algorithms of black assembly and theories and practices of being free. This particular work traces black gathering and migrations in the broad period between 1919 and into some optimistic future. Development of this work will include study and enactment of the Juneteenth tradition of call, drum & step as part of the group's training for the premiere of an ensemble production set for 2020 in Philadelphia. The ensemble will convene for 10 workshops over a 9 month period, centering research and world building, at House of Black Infinity located in Philadelphia.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
The return of SPECTRA, Scotland's Festival of Light, to Aberdeen's city centre in February this year has been met with huge excitement.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Oakland University, one of Michigan's leading educational institutions, has announced that JOANNE DANTO is the recipient of an Honorary Doctor of Arts for her contributions to the dance community as an internationally celebrated ballet dancer and educator, and her commitment to philanthropy in raising funds to support non-profit organizations in Michigan, and other parts of the United States.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Alexander 'Sandy' Marshall / Close Quarter Productions (Network) and the award-winning Peccadillo Theater Company proudly present SIDEWAYS THE EXPERIENCE, the New York premiere of Rex Pickett's stage adaptation of his acclaimed novel, the inspiration for the Academy Award-winning film of the same name, paired with an immersive premium wine and gourmet food event curated and presented by leading online wine retailer Wine Access and celebrity caterer Mary Giuliani. 
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
The race to get to space is long over, but buried in time is the revelatory story of the world's first black astronauts. For many Americans, the 20th-century Space Race was a Cold War competition over rocketry and technological feats, but the world's two superpowers were also engaged in another high-stakes race ‚Äď one whose impact is still being felt today. BLACK IN SPACE: BREAKING THE COLOR BARRIER examines the crucial moment when America's history of racial prejudice became a critical vulnerability in the effort to win hearts and minds around the globe. Confronting a Soviet foe determined to show that communism was the face of the future, the U.S. would need a new generation of astronauts.¬†BLACK IN SPACE: BREAKING THE COLOR BARRIER¬†premieres Monday, February 24 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel and will also be available to stream on Smithsonian Channel Plus beginning February 1.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Los Angeles-based dance company, Heidi Duckler Dance (HDD) presents One Leg at a Time Exhibition at Track 16 Gallery on Sunday February 2nd at 5:30pm. 
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Between 1968 and 1979, boxing superstar Muhammad Ali appeared on the Emmy¬ģ¬†winning ‚ÄúDick Cavett Show‚ÄĚ no less than fourteen times. With natural charisma, quick wit and playful pugnacity, Ali was a perfect foil for the sophisticated broadcast host, and together they struck television gold. Whether discussing his prowess in the ring, the status of race relations in America or his controversial decision to refuse induction into the army during the Vietnam War, Ali was an entertaining and provocative guest.¬†
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
The Jewish Museum will present We Fight to Build a Free World: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz which looks at how artists have responded to intolerance and authoritarianism, and how they've addressed immigration, assimilation, and cultural identity, from March 20 through August 2, 2020. The exhibition will feature works of art primarily from the early 20th century to now. Examples of American social realism from the 1930s and 1940s, new works by Jonathan Horowitz, and newly commissioned political posters by contemporary artists are highlighted. The approximately 80 works include a range of media: sculpture, painting, drawing, photography, and video.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
Kids Rock Philly is no recital - be prepared for a rock 'n roll show that will leave you inspired! It's an unconventional collaboration between School of Rock and World Cafe Live, benefiting the music education nonprofit LiveConnections. The rock-and-roll extravaganza will take place on Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 12:30PM to 7PM.
by Drew Eberhard - Jan 20, 2020
Auntie Mame not to be confused with Mame the popular musical version tells the story of the life of Mame Dennis and her orphaned nephew Patrick over the course of 18 years of time. Mame Dennis a swinging and very progressive woman with a zest/zeal for the finer things in life is left to be the guardian of her late brothers young boy. Teaching the boy about the finer things in life and a laundry list of new vocabulary Mame leaves nothing to the imagination for this young boy to be brought up in a world unlike that of which he's known. The script by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee is based on the novel by Patrick Dennis; which lends itself to some funny, touching, and endearing moments.
by Cindy Sibilsky - Jan 20, 2020
Mid-January in New York City does not appear to be a particularly romantic or momentous time of year for The Big Apple. The Christmas decorations have come down (most of them at least) and the holiday revelers and hoards of tourists have retreated, getting on with their own lives for the start of a new year -- and in this case, a new decade -- during a very tumultuous time where everything matters and nothing, especially in the arts, feels arbitrary.
by Karen Bovard - Jan 20, 2020
If the idea of an update to one of the world's most groundbreaking plays makes you dubious, because you think it will be a stodgy yawner or because you believe classics should not be messed with, or if you know little about Ibsen's most famous play, and so think you'll be too clueless to get this one, be reassured: the Jungle's production of A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2 is both accessible and riveting.
by Nicole Ackman - Jan 19, 2020
a?oeThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,a?? Raleigh Little Theatre's latest show, is the first local production of the much-acclaimed play. Directed by RLT Artistic Director Patrick Torres, the production explores the mind of a brilliant young man and the effects that the crumbling of his parents' relationship has had upon his life.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2020
Tanghalang Pilipino, the resident theater company of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), goes experimental in its production of Malou Jacob's Batang Mujahideen. The play is about the complex dynamics between Muslims and Christians in Mindanao and how it affects the young.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
The International Committee of The League of Professional Theatre Women (Shellen Lubin and Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been championing women in the professional theatre for over three decades, is pleased to announce that Hanane Hajj Ali of Lebanon has been chosen to receive the 2020 Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award.
by Andrea Stephenson - Jan 17, 2020
Towards Zero is based on the 1944 Agatha Christie novel by the same name. The play by Agatha Christie and Gerald Verner was first published in 1956 and premiered in the West End at the St. James's Theatre. In typical Christie fashion, Towards Zero employs humor, red herrings, and many twists and turns to keep the audience guessing. See if you can solve the crime by joining the cast and crew of Towards Zero directed by Aliza Bardfield at Oyster Mill Playhouse January 17-February 2.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
ODC Theater Will Present Kinetech Arts in the World Premiere of AI SENSORIUM, a multidisciplinary investigation of the powers and pitfalls of artificial intelligence (AI). Performances run February 21 - 23, Friday to Sunday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 - $30, and may be purchased online at odc.dance/tickets or by phone at 415-863-9834.
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition‚ÄĒthe world's biggest, most transformative, inspirational and aspirational home show ever‚ÄĒwill premiere with 10 new episodes on HGTV Sunday, February 16, at 9 p.m. ET/PT and audiences will be hooked. The special event will kick off a year of HGTV programming that will include new series from the network's biggest stars, new experts with innovative approaches to buying, selling and renovating homes, surprising celebrity faces, as well as compelling, emotional, relatable and inspiring stories about families at home.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University has announced additional programming associated with its upcoming production of Gloria: A Life. Upcoming activities embody Gloria Steinem's lifelong efforts to achieve equity, inspire empathy, and build community. Activities include Act II talking circles with special guests, partnerships more than forty not-for-profit organizations, a donation drive, and a companion historical exhibition.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
The award-winning New London Barn Playhouse is thrilled to announce the line-up for their 2020 Summer Season. The 88th Season is jam-packed with Broadway hits, and when the Barn opens for the season in June they'll be continuing a legacy of award-winning theater that audiences have come to expect and love.
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
February is sweeter than ever, with four all-new original movie premieres that celebrate romance, every Saturday night. The fun starts with 'A Valentine's Match' (Saturday, February 1, 9 p.m. ET/PT), followed by 'Matching Hearts' (Saturday February 8, 9 p.m. ET/PT). Next up, Hallmark Publishing's first-ever movie adaptation brings Nancy Naigle's beloved characters to life in, 'The Secret Ingredient' (Saturday February 15, 9 p.m. ET/PT). Last up, opposites attract in 'Love in Store' (Saturday, February 22, 9 p.m. ET/PT).
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Deadline reports that Tina Fey will produce a new comedy for NBC's upcoming streaming service, 'Peacock.'
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
MelodyVR is proud to introduce four of the most exciting new artists as part of its inaugural Open/R Music Discovery Month. Launching today, January 16, with L Devine, JC Stewart, Ashnikko and Hamzaa, Music Discovery Month will showcase the sounds of the future, presented in the medium of the future.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Alexander 'Sandy' Marshall / Close Quarter Productions (Network) and the award-winning Peccadillo Theater Company present SIDEWAYS THE EXPERIENCE, Rex Pickett's stage adaptation of his acclaimed novel, the inspiration for the Academy Award-winning film of the same name, paired with an immersive premium wine and gourmet food event curated and presented by leading online wine retailer Wine Access and celebrity caterer Mary Giuliani.
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
¬†truTV's fiery new series¬†Hot Ones: The Game Show¬†is set to make its debut on¬†Tuesday, February 18 at 10:00pm ET/PT. This hilarious half-hour game show is based on the hugely popular¬†Hot Ones¬†web series created by Complex Networks' First We Feast. In each episode, host Sean Evans welcomes fans into the ‚ÄúPepperdome‚ÄĚ to compete against one another by answering trivia questions and eating increasing mouth-scorching hot wings for $25,000 and the chance to become Hot Ones legends. The series has wrapped production on its 20-episode order and the network has also licensed the rights to 20 episodes of the original web series, which will air after each episode of¬†Hot Ones: The Game Show,¬†as part of a¬†Hot Ones¬†hour on truTV.
by Alyson Eng - Jan 15, 2020
Imagine you are in a venue with hundreds of people packed around you, swaying and singing along to the music of one of the greatest rock bands of all time. You turn to your left and bob your head to the beat of a?oeI Want It Alla?? and later on, scream the lyrics to a?oeBohemian Rhapsodya?? with the woman on your right. This was just a snapshot of my experience seeing WE WILL ROCK YOU a?" a musical featuring the music of Queen and Ben Elton at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on January 11th. On it's North American tour including more than 60 cities, WE WILL ROCK YOU played in Vancouver for 2 days before continuing onto the rest of its tour stops across Canada.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
San Francisco Ballet and San Francisco Opera, in collaboration with the San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center, today shared plans for the final phase of seat replacements within the War Memorial Opera House, the historic Beaux-Arts theater that serves as home to both companies as well as a venue for numerous Bay Area and visiting organizations. Over the spring and summer of 2021, all seats in the Orchestra, Grand Tier and Dress Circle sections of the War Memorial Opera House will be replaced, improving comfort and sightlines in the auditorium. The creation of new accessible seating areas is also included in this final phase, furthering the organizations' commitment to maximizing accessibility for all patrons.  
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Annenberg Center Executive and Artistic Director Christopher Gruits has been selected as an Eisenhower Fellow in the 2020 USA Fellowship Program, one of 10 highly accomplished professionals from the fields of education, finance, the arts, and technology who will travel overseas, broadening their horizons as they pursue individual projects that will generate lasting impact in their communities. The USA Fellows will meet with Eisenhower Fellows abroad, unlocking a lifelong connection to an influential global network of likeminded change agents.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Local artists have been granted funds to create ANA LULU: VOICING THE ISLANDS, a theatre project aimed at creating conversation and camaraderie among local populations, with a special focus on women, to explore the connections and conflicts of multiple cultures sharing an island home, particularly concerning the Micronesian Diaspora. The project is funded by a grant from Partners of the Americas and the U.S. Department of State.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Dancers of Damelahamid is proud to announce the vibrantly forward-looking 13th annual Coastal Dance Festival, a celebration of Canadian and global Indigenous stories, song, and dance, February 25a?"March 1, 2020 at the Anvil Centre in New Westminster and at the Museum of Anthropology at UBC (MOA), where school performances will be performed in the Great Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
As Performance Space New York celebrates its 40th year of fostering and presenting work that centers interdisciplinary work, bold experimentation, community-and-world building, and expression as protest, the organization announces a major partnership with the Keith Haring Foundation.
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
New Ohio Theatre's annual New York Indie Theatre Film Festival (NYITFF) a?" a unique presentation of film works by New York theatre makers a?" returns in 2020 with a stellar lineup, including a special screening of a feature directed by downtown legend Charles Busch, with a talkback with the artist, and a reading of a new screenplay written and directed by playwright, filmmaker, and author Brooke Berman (Hunting and Gathering). The festival events, including screenings, panel discussions, and social gatherings, will be held at New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street) in NYC's West Village from February 6 to 9, 2020. Tickets (reading, $5; any single screening, $10; Friday pass, $15; Saturday pass, $20; all-event pass, $30) can be purchased online at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/1004347 or by calling 866-811-4111.
by Shari Barrett - Jan 13, 2020
Playwright Robert Harling based the STEEL MAGNOLIAS story on his experience with the death of his diabetic sister. As her best friend and closest sibling, Harling found it difficult to cope with losing her, and his friends advised him to write about his feelings as a coping method. What began as a short story then evolved into a full-length play due to the complexity of the relationships and emotions that existed among the female characters who are a?oeas delicate as magnolias but as tough as steela?? who utilize humor and lighthearted conversations to cope with the seriousness of life's underlying situations.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Center for Performance Research, which supports the development of new works in contemporary dance, performance and related forms is thrilled to announce Dean Moss has been named the organization's Spring 2020 Technical Resident. Dean Moss will be in residence May 4-10 developing Your marks and surface, an evening length solo premiering November 5-7, 2020 at Danspace Project.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
The Tank (Meghan Finn, Artistic Director) will present the World Premiere of Birthday in the Bronx, written by Paul Hufker (Pedro Reyes' Doomocracy; Manufacturing Mischief at The Tank) and directed by Michaela Escarcega (Resident Director at The Tank) at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), February 20-March 8. Performances will be on Thursday, February 20 at 7pm, Friday, February 21 at 4pm, Friday, February 21 at 7pm, Saturday, February 22 at 7pm, Sunday, February 23 at 7pm, Monday, February 24 at 7pm, Friday, February 28 at 7pm, Saturday, February 29 at 7pm, Sunday, March 1 at 3pm, Monday, March 2 at 7pm, Thursday, March 5 at 7pm, Friday, March 6 at 4pm, Friday, March 6 at 7pm, Saturday, March 7pm, Sunday, March 8 at 3pm, and Sunday, March 8 at 7pm. Tickets ($20) are available for advance purchase at www.thetanknyc.org. The performance will run approximately 70 minutes, with no intermission.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Northern Kentucky University's School of the Arts is excited to announce its 2020-21 Theatre + Dance academic season. An exact schedule of performances will be released in August 2020.
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 12, 2020
Music combo Clearly Now wraps their 2nd season of performances with two shows and a CD release celebration at the cozy downtown cabaret room Pangea and audiences are howling in support