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by Alan Henry - Sep 21, 2017
The world premiere production of ONE NIGHT ONLY will play at the WP Theatre through October 8, and the critics are weighing in!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017
Monica Bill Barnes & Company's One Night Only (running as long as we can) is being presented by WP Theater in association with New Neighborhood. The show began performances on Saturday, September 9 and celebrates its opening night tonight, September 19. BroadwayWorld has a look at the stars onstage below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017
Monica Bill Barnes & Company's One Night Only (running as long as we can) is being presented by WP Theater in association with New Neighborhood. The show began performances on Saturday, September 9 and will celebrate its opening night on Tuesday, September 19. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars onstage below!
by Troy Frisby - Sep 1, 2017
From the minute BLAKE SINGS BARBRA: THE CONCERT began, Blake McIver truly tapped into-and never lost-the magic in Barbra Streisand's music.
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 7, 2015
Catch the season premieres of THE VAMPIRE DIARIES and THE ORIGINALS this Thursday, October 8 starting at 8/7c. Check out promos for the new seasons below!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017
David Marshall Grant's 1998 hit play Snakebit has been reimagined thanks to a collaboration with the Bachelor of Fine Arts Acting students at the School of Performing Arts of the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences at Pace University.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016
What's cookin'?  Meet the Cast and Creative Team of the New York premiere production of the saucy new musical A Taste of Things to Come with book, music and lyrics by Debra Barsha (Radiant Baby) and Hollye Levin (Funny Business).  
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 16, 2015
Below, get a sneak peek at the next episode of THE VAMPIRE DIARIES titled “Age of Innocence”. The episode airs Thursday, October 22nd on The CW.
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 12, 2016
The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Staci Levine and What's Cookin' LLC, has announced the complete cast and creative team for the New York premiere of the saucy new musical A Taste of Things to Come, with book, music and lyrics by Debra Barsha (Radiant Baby) and Hollye Levin (Funny Business).  Making her directorial debut is Lorin Latarro (Waitress), who will do double-duty as choreographer; music direction is by Gillian Berkowitz (Unexpected Joy).  The four-member, all-female cast will feature Janet Dacal (Wonderland),Paige Faure (Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella), Allison Guinn (On the Town), and Autumn Hurlbert (Legally Blonde, York's Tomorrow Morning).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016
The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Staci Levine and What's Cookin' LLC, presents the New York premiere of the saucy new musical A Taste of Things to Come, with book, music and lyrics by Debra Barsha (Radiant Baby) and Hollye Levin (Funny Business). A friendly reminder - performances begin tonight, November 9, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. for a limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, December 11, 2016 at The York Theatre Company.
by Shari Barrett - Nov 9, 2016
Given the uproar in our society today, it's the perfect time to get to the Ruskin Group Theatre for the World Premiere of IT'S TIME written and performed by Paul Linke and directed with great insight into personal acceptance and growth by Edward Edwards. I walked out of the theater in tears, convinced the way to celebrate and live my life in celebration is to look to the future with love and hope, and not live convinced the way to more forward is by focusing on the disappointments seen in rear-view mirror of my life.
by - Nov 6, 2015
On the next episode of The CW's THE VAMPIRE DIARIES titled 'Best Served Cold', can the Heretics and Salvatores live in peace?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016
The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced that several of Broadway's best - Carolee Carmello (Finding Neverland), Sutton Foster (Anything Goes), Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago), Rory O'Malley (The Book of Mormon), and Bernadette Peters (George M) (all subject to change) - are scheduled to appear as guest performers to honor legendary Oscar- and Tony Award-winner Joel Grey with the 25th Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 2016 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala on Monday, December 5, 2016 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue).
by Alan Portner - Nov 28, 2017
Faithful to the original text, what is 175 years old is new again
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 28, 2016
Following its recent critically acclaimed premier at the North Carolina Stage Company this past May, BNW DEVELOPMENTAL, LLC will present a private developmental reading of BRAVE NEW WORLD: THE MUSICAL in Midtown Manhattan early December 2016.   
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 18, 2016
The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Staci Levine and What's Cookin' LLC, presented the New York premiere of the saucy new musical A Taste of Things to Come, with book, music and lyrics by Debra Barsha (Radiant Baby) and Hollye Levin (Funny Business) last night and BroadwayWorld was there for the opening night.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016
The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Staci Levine and What's Cookin' LLC, presents the New York premiere of the saucy new musical A Taste of Things to Come, with book, music and lyrics by Debra Barsha (Radiant Baby) and Hollye Levin (Funny Business). BroadwayWorld has a look at the cast in action below!
by - Nov 13, 2015
Who’s on the menu for Thanksgiving dinner? Find out on the next episode of The CW's THE VAMPIRE DIARIES titled 'Mommy Dearest.'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016
The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Staci Levine and What's Cookin' LLC, presents the New York premiere of the saucy new musical A Taste of Things to Come, with book, music and lyrics by Debra Barsha (Radiant Baby) and Hollye Levin (Funny Business). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by Caryn Robbins - May 26, 2016
Sharon Stone, Alfre Woodard, and Jane Fonda are living proof that your post-50 years are what you make of them. From Fonda's 15 th Golden Globe nomination last year and Woodard and Stone's leap into the world of Marvel, these women have been working hard to break through the age barriers in Hollywood by changing the game.
by - May 2, 2014
On the next episode of The CW's VAMPIRE DIARIES titled "Promised Land", when Stefan and Elena escape from Markos' control, only to find themselves Stranded in a remote location, Stefan gets philosophical.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017
WP Theater (formerly known as Women's Project Theater), under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty and Managing Director Michael Sag, has announced their 2017-2018 40th Anniversary Season at WP Theater (2162 Broadway, at 76th Street).
by - Mar 7, 2014
Below, get a sneak peek at the next episode of The CW's VAMPIRE DIARIES titled 'While You Were Sleeping.'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014
Court Theatre continues its 2013-2014 season with the Chicago premiere of Water by the Spoonful written by Quiara Alegria Hudes, and directed by Henry Godinez. Water by the Spoonful will run tonight, March 6 - April 6, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 8:00PM.
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 21, 2014
THE Vampire Diaries returned last night, rising +10% in A18-34 (1.1/4), +14% in W18-34 (1.6/6), +15% in W18-49 (1.5/5), +2% in total viewers (2.24M), and flat in A18-49 (1.0/3) versus its last original episode on 3/6/14.
by - Mar 20, 2015
The CW's THE VAMPIRE DIARIES returns with all-new episodes on Thursday, April 16th. Below, watch a sneak peek at the upcoming episode titled "I Never Could Love Like."
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017
The Kennedy Center today announces that philanthropist and Board Chairman David M. Rubenstein will host a new series of sit-down conversations with high-profile figures from the arts and culture field, beginning on April 29, 2017, with legendary actress, singer, EGOT winner, and 2015 Kennedy Center Honoree, Rita Moreno.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016
Get all the scoop on THE VAMPIRE DIARIES, airing on THE CW today, March 18, 2016!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater is proud to announce the cast for the world premiere of UNEXPECTED JOY: Sally Mayes, Lacretta, Michele Duffy, and Charity Farrell.
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 26, 2014
The love that dare not speak its name becomes exactly that in Bill McMahon's heart-tugging work Cover, a play which examines the fault lines found in even the most committed relationships. Produced by Tony Award-winning producer Jim Kierstead and directed by Paul J. Michael, Cover will be performed Tuesday, July 15 at 6pm, Thursday, July 17 at 7:45pm, Saturday, July 26 at 4:15pm, Sunday, July 27 at 7pm, Monday, July 28 at 7:30pm and Tuesday, July 29 at 6pm at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre, located at 312 West 36th Street.
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 22, 2016
The world premiere of Unexpected Joy, opening July 21 at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, will be directed by Lynne Taylor Corbett. Musical Direction is by Gillian Berkowitz. This world premiere by Bill Russell and Janet Hood is produced in association with Jim Kierstead, Linda & Craig Wielkotz, and Gabby Hanna & Marcy Feller. Casting is by Stephen DeAngelis. Unexpected Joy opens July 21, running Wednesdays-Mondays through August 20.
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 21, 2016
In keeping with its mission to provide an alternative theater experience not found elsewhere in the region, and to advance and preserve the art of the theater for the education and appreciation of the public, Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater proudly presents the world premiere of Unexpected Joy. This world premiere by Bill Russell and Janet Hood is produced in association with Jim Kierstead, Linda & Craig Wielkotz, and Gabby Hanna & Marcy Feller. Casting is by Stephen DeAngelis. Unexpected Joy opens July 21, running Wednesdays-Mondays through August 20.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017
K-Squared Entertainment and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) are thrilled to announce the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of PART OF THE PLAN, a new, original musical written by Kate Atkinson & Karen Harris and scored with the music and lyrics of celebrated singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg. 
by Kristen Morale - Jul 28, 2016
This, in addition to the almost absurd talent of the cast and crew that is Unexpected Joy, is why you should all take a visit to WHAT as soon as you possibly can to witness the world premiere of this beautiful show. In association with Jim Kierstead, with a book and lyrics by Bill Russell, music by Janet Hood and now under the direction of Lynne Taylor-Corbett, this one is truly a winner.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater presents the world premiere of UNEXPECTED JOY, starring Sally Mayes, Lacretta, Michele Duffy, and Charity Farrell.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014
The love that dare not speak its name becomes exactly that in Bill McMahon's heart-tugging work Cover, a play which examines the fault lines found in even the most committed relationships. Produced by Tony Award-winning producer Jim Kierstead and directed by Paul J. Michael, Cover will be performed today, July 15 at 6pm, Thursday, July 17 at 7:45pm, Saturday, July 26 at 4:15pm, Sunday, July 27 at 7pm, Monday, July 28 at 7:30pm and Tuesday, July 29 at 6pm at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre, located at 312 West 36th Street.
by - Feb 28, 2014
Below, check out a sneak peek at the next episode of The CW's THE VAMPIRE DIARIES entitled 'Gone Girl'!
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 1, 2016
Modern conveniences like smart phones and GPS often make us forget that the journey of life is full of the unexpected. For its 2016 theater season, Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater celebrates these unexpected moments: the realization of first love; a town bonded by a bullied teenager; a family finding common ground through music; the censorship of a fictional marriage between two rabbits; the beauty behind the darkness of Edgar Allan Poe; love lost then found again.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 9, 2016
Actress and singer Lacretta, who recently played Levora Verona in the Broadway musical, Disaster!, will join Daniel Reichard as the special guest star for his three-night engagement at Birdland Jazz Club in New York City on December 17th, 18th, and 19th.
by - Dec 5, 2014
Wth the holidays approaching, Bonnie (Kat Graham) attempts to replicate her favorite holiday traditions, while reminiscing about happier times.
by - Dec 4, 2015
Below, check out a sneak peek at the next episode of The CW's THE VAMPIRE DIARIES airing Thursday, December 10th at 8/7c.
by Ashlee Latimer - Dec 3, 2016
The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced Robert Creighton (Cagney), and Christine Ebersole (Grey Gardens) will join some of Broadway's best - Carolee Carmello (Finding Neverland), Sutton Foster (Anything Goes), Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago), Rory O'Malley (The Book of Mormon), and Bernadette Peters (George M) (all subject to change) - scheduled to appear as guest performers to honor legendary Oscar® and Tony® Award-winner Joel Grey with the 25th Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 2016 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala on Monday, December 5, 2016 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue).
by Michael Dale - Dec 2, 2016
When the new musical based on Chazz Palminteri's autobiographical solo play, A BRONX TALE had its world premiere at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse earlier this year, it boasted a solid first act, a terrific star performance by Nick Cordero, an Alan Menken/Glenn Slater song that every Sinatra-styled saloon singer will want to grab. It also featured some of those traditional second act problems that often plague new musicals looking for a Broadway home.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2016
Actress and singer Lacretta, who recently played Levora Verona in the Broadway musical, Disaster!, will join Daniel Reichard as the special guest star for his three-night engagement at Birdland Jazz Club in New York City on December 17th, 18th, and 19th.
by - Dec 11, 2015
The Vampire Diaries returns with all-new episodes in a new time slot on Fridays, starting January 29th on The CW! Below, check out a sneak peek at the next new episode "Hell Is Other People"
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 8, 2017
Tuesday, August 8, 2017) Tickets are now on sale for the first production of WP Theater's 40th Anniversary Season, the world premiere of One Night Only (running as long as we can) by Monica Bill Barnes & Company (The Museum Workout; Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host with Ira Glass), produced in association with New Neighborhood. The show begins performances at WP Theater (2162 Broadway) on Saturday, September 9 with opening night set for Tuesday, September 19.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016
Located in the heart of Times Square, Royal Family Productions is presenting a one-night-only, 'live concept album' concert performance of Serving Time, a new musical revue capturing the frantic, eclectic and eccentric world of restaurant life conceived by Michele Foor, who also wrote the lyrics, along with composers David Gaines, William TN Hall, Timothy Huang, Ryan Langer and Frank Spitznagel.
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 3, 2015
Exciting news just in to BroadwayWorld!  Michael Weber, artistic director of Porchlight Music Theatre, has announced the casts of the Chicago premiere of the 2014 revision of Side Show, the return of Porchlight's hit Ain't Misbehavin', multi-Jeff Award-winner Summer Naomi Smart starring in the Chicago premiere of Far From Heaven, and Porchlight Music Theatre's 2015 - 2016 artistic leadership for its four Mainstage productions.
by - Apr 25, 2014
On the next episode of The CW's VAMPIRE DIARIES, when Tyler turns up at the Salvatore house with the news that Markos' plan to break the witches' curse puts Stefan and Elena in imminent danger, Damon suggests they hide out