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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016
Luna Stage is proud to open its 2016-2017 season with the world premiere of KING OF THE MOUNTAINS by Ben Clawson.  Audiences journey back to 1903 Yosemite and have a seat at the campfire as President Teddy Roosevelt and Naturalist John Muir go head to head. This historic camping trip was a milestone in the ongoing battle over what to do with our public land and would contribute to the forming of The National Parks Service.
by Linda Lenzi - Sep 3, 2015
One of America's most controversial men takes center stage in a new play by Joan Beber called IN BED WITH ROY COHN. Directed by Katrin Hilbe, IN BED WITH ROY COHN opened last night, September 2nd, and will run through October 3rd at Theater Row's Lion Theatre (410 West 42nd Street). Tickets are $55-65 and can be purchased by visiting www.Telecharge.com. Check out photos from opening night below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015
One of America's most controversial men takes center stage in a new play by Joan Beber called IN BED WITH ROY COHN. Directed by Katrin Hilbe, IN BED WITH ROY COHN opens tonight, September 2nd, and will run through October 3rd at Theater Row's Lion Theatre (410 West 42nd Street).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015
Pear Theatre inaugurates its 2015/2016 season in a brand new space with the World Premiere of The Walls of Jericho.  The Pear's own Artistic Director, Diane Tasca, has created this stage adaptation of the short story "Night Bus," by Samuel Hopkins Adams, the delightful romantic comedy from 1933 that also inspired the classic film, "It Happened One Night."
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015
The Mark Twain House & Museum and Hartford Seminary co-present an evening with author, pastor and speaker Daniel Darling discussing his newest book The Original Jesus: Trading the Myths We Create for the Savior Who Is.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015
From hit songs to bumper stickers to eye-black, Jesus is trending high wherever you look. But at the end of the day, many 'try Jesus' and come away disappointed in the experience. That's because the Jesus of popular culture looks much more like us than the God-man who appeared in the flesh two thousand years ago. We've got Guru Jesus, Braveheart Jesus, Dr. Phil Jesus, Free-Range Jesus, and plenty more imposters that feed into our selfish desires. The problem is, they don't have the power to save us or transform us into new creations. Luckily, it doesn't have to be that way.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016
This November, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details!
by John Hoglund - Oct 28, 2015
Fourteen years since his debut at Don't Tell Mama, Marcus Simeone has evolved into a fearless singer who is able to climb inside any song and deliver it home with ease. Aside from eclectic solo work, he has also partnered with others over the years with mixed results. Currently, he has joined forces with two cabaret artists in two totally unrelated songwriter showcases running simultaneously in two different clubs. One salutes a controversial folk pioneer and the other pays homage to three Broadway icons.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015
From hit songs to bumper stickers to eye-black, Jesus is trending high wherever you look. But at the end of the day, many 'try Jesus' and come away disappointed in the experience. That's because the Jesus of popular culture looks much more like us than the God-man who appeared in the flesh two thousand years ago. We've got Guru Jesus, Braveheart Jesus, Dr. Phil Jesus, Free-Range Jesus, and plenty more imposters that feed into our selfish desires. The problem is, they don't have the power to save us or transform us into new creations. Luckily, it doesn't have to be that way.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2015
The Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Musical Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company continues with three concerts celebrating the genius of two of the most prolific and most important writing teams in musical theatre history in a show entitled RODGERS & HART & HAMMERSTEIN.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015
Generations around the world have grown up with Fiddler on the Roof and such unforgettable, iconic songs as "If I Were a Rich Man" and "Sunrise, Sunset." But getting to the "final Fiddler" was a fascinating process, and on May 30, 31 and June 1-closing the 2015 Lyrics & Lyricists season-lyricist Sheldon Harnick takes us inside the creation and history of this cultural landmark.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015
The Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Musical Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company continues with three concerts celebrating the genius of two of the most prolific and most important writing teams in musical theatre history in a show entitled RODGERS & HART & HAMMERSTEIN.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015
The Cradle Song, Gregorio Martinez Sierra's tale of a child left at a conventand the extraordinary impact that has on the lives of the nuns, will be presented as a staged reading by The Acting Company at 7 pm tonight, March 9th at the Pearl Theater, 555 West 42nd Street (10th - 11thAvenues).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015
'Please be at the Black Swan Hotel at midday tomorrow. Do come!' was how the telegram read. It was sent to Sherlock Holmes from Violet Hunter, a governess employed at The Copper Beeches.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015
Kevin Kline returns to his Acting Company roots to talk about Shakespeare following the Company's April 8th, 8pm performance of Macbeth at the Pearl Theatre, 555 West 42nd Street. One of America's finest classical actors, Kevin Kline is a founding member of The Acting Company, having spent four years touring with the Company right out of Juilliard. The talkback is in conjunction with The Acting Company's 42nd national tour of Macbeth and Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. The New York run is April 1 - 12. Tickets are available by phone: 212-563-9261 or online:www.pearltheatre.org.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015
Today, March 31 at 7:00p.m., this Mark Twain classic adapted by East Lynne Theater Company's artistic director, Gayle Stahlhuth, will be performed by students at West Cape May Elementary School, 301 Moore Street, under Stahlhuth's direction.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015
The Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford, Connecticut announced today that seventeen-year-old Playwright-in-Residence Noah Altshuler will adapt Mark Twain's timeless classic, THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER, for the stage, with an eye towards Broadway.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015
On Tuesday, March 31 at 7:00p.m., this Mark Twain classic adapted by East Lynne Theater Company's artistic director, Gayle Stahlhuth, will be performed by students at West Cape May Elementary School, 301 Moore Street, under Stahlhuth's direction.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017
???????Joan Copeland and Diane J. Findlay headline The Ziegfeld Society of New York City's Thou Swell! Thou Witty!: The Songs of Rodgers & Hart, written and hosted by Aaron Gandy with musical direction and special arrangements by Mark York, at Lang Concert Hall at Hunter College (69th between Park and Lexington) on Saturday afternoon, March 25th, at 2pm. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015
The Cradle Song, Gregorio Martinez Sierra's tale of a child left at a conventand the extraordinary impact that has on the lives of the nuns, will be presented as a staged reading by The Acting Company at 7 pm on Monday, March 9th at the Pearl Theater, 555 West 42nd Street (10th - 11thAvenues).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015
One-hundred-and-fifty-years ago, on Good Friday, April 14, 1865, President and Mrs. Lincoln attended 'Our American Cousin' at Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C. During the third act, John Wilkes Booth entered the President's box to fire the fatal shot.
by Meet the Cast - Mar 17, 2016
Laura Benanti (Amalia), Zachary Levi (Georg), Gavin Creel (Kodaly), Michael McGrath (Sipos), Jane Krakowski (Ilona) and Byron Jennings (Maraczek) star in Roundabout's new Broadway production of SHE LOVES ME, directed by Scott Ellis, choreographed by Warren Carlyle with musical direction by Paul Gemignani. SHE LOVES ME officially opens tonight, March 17, 2016, and runs through July 10, 2016 at Studio 54 on Broadway. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015
Kliewer, who served as artistic director from 1980-1998, wrote, 'In almost any other civilized country in the world, audiences can see performances drawn from the 16th century -- even farther back in some countries. But no other company in the United States is attempting to revive plays and entertainments of our own past.'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015
Margot Harley, producer of The Acting Company, has announced the Company's New York Season in conjunction with its 42nd National Tour.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017
As part of its popular Summertime Saturday Puppet Show Series of new works by UConn Puppet Arts students and alumni for family audiences, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present Canteen Tales: The Curse of Bread Beard by UConn Puppet Arts MFA student and Connecticut native Shane McNeal on Saturday, July 1 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Ballard Institute Theater located at 1 Royce Circle, Storrs Center.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015
It was announced today that Judy Blazer will join the cast of the Tony Award winning Best Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, in the role of Miss Shingle.  She will begin performances on Tuesday, June 30.  Carole Shelley, who currently fills the role, will play her final performance on Sunday, June 28.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015
Judy Blazer joins the cast of the Tony Award winning Best Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, in the role of 'Miss Shingle' tonight, June 30.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017
As part of its popular Summertime Saturday Puppet Show Series of new works by UConn Puppet Arts students and alumni for family audiences, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present Punch & Jilly by Puppet Arts MFA student Mark Blashford on Saturday, July 8 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Ballard Institute Theater located at 1 Royce Circle, Storrs Center.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017
The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will once more present its popular Summertime Saturday Puppet Shows Series of new works by UConn Puppet Arts students and alumni for family audiences on seven consecutive Saturdays, July 1 through August 12, 2017. Each show will be performed twice, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. All performances will take place at the Ballard Institute Theater located at 1 Royce Circle, Storrs Center. 'We are very excited to present these new shows by UConn students,' Ballard Institute Director John Bell said; 'they all represent the ingenuity, inspiration, and high standards of UConn's Puppet Arts Program, and will be extraordinarily entertaining.'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015
This August, one of America's most controversial men takes center stage in a new play by Joan Beber called In Bed With Roy Cohn. Directed by Katrin Hilbe, In Bed With Roy Cohn will begin performances on August 25th and open on September 2nd and will run through October 3rd at Theater Row's Lion Theatre (410 West 42nd Street).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2017
The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will once more present its popular Summertime Today Puppet Shows Series of new works by UConn Puppet Arts students and alumni for family audiences on seven consecutive Todays, July 1 through August 12, 2017. Each show will be performed twice, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. All performances will take place at the Ballard Institute Theater located at 1 Royce Circle, Storrs Center. 'We are very excited to present these new shows by UConn students,' Ballard Institute Director John Bell said; 'they all represent the ingenuity, inspiration, and high standards of UConn's Puppet Arts Program, and will be extraordinarily entertaining.'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2017
As part of its popular Summertime Today Puppet Show Series of new works by UConn Puppet Arts students and alumni for family audiences, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present Canteen Tales: The Curse of Bread Beard by UConn Puppet Arts MFA student and Connecticut native Shane McNeal today, July 1 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Ballard Institute Theater located at 1 Royce Circle, Storrs Center.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017
Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents the comedy by Ken Ludwig, A Comedy of Tenors, the hilarious sequel to the Tony Award-winning comedy Lend Me a Tenor. A friendly reminder that performances begin tomorrow, February 1, 2017 for a limited run through Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive) in Millburn, NJ.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017
Doubleday Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, has acquired a never-before-published Mark Twain children's story, it was announced today by Mallory Loehr, Senior Vice President & Publisher of the Random House/Golden Books, Doubleday, and Crown Books for Young Readers Group. The story, a fairy tale left unfinished by Twain, will be brought to life by author Philip Stead and illustrator Erin Stead, the creators of the Caldecott Medal–winning A Sick Day for Amos McGee. The book, THE PURLOINING OF PRINCE OLEOMARGARINE, was acquired and edited by Frances Gilbert, Associate Publishing Director, Random House Books for Young Readers, from Tina Wexler at ICM, representing the Mark Twain House & Museum, and Emily van Beek at Folio Jr., representing the author/illustrator team.
by Stage Tube - Feb 24, 2015
The Acting Company in association with The Guthrie Theater presents William Shakespeare's 'Macbeth,' directed by Devin Brain; and 'A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court,' adapted by acclaimed playwright Jeffrey Hatcher from the novel by Mark Twain, directed by Ian Belknap. Click below to go behind the scenes with the companies from both productions!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015
This August, one of America's most controversial men takes center stage in a new play by Joan Beber called In Bed With Roy Cohn. Directed by Katrin Hilbe, In Bed With Roy Cohn will begin performances on August 25th and open on September 2nd and will run through October 3rd at Theater Row's Lion Theatre (410 West 42nd Street).  Tickets are $55-65 and can be purchased by visiting www.Telecharge.com.
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 28, 2017
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Jessie Mueller, Randy Rainbow and more head to Atlanta today for CONCERT FOR AMERICA and Off-Broadway's THE LIGHTNING THIEF cast reunite for a concert and album signing tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015
Currently Off- Broadway, one of America's most controversial men is taking center stage in a new play by Joan Beber called In Bed With Roy Cohn. Directed by Katrin Hilbe, In Bed With Roy Cohn  began performances on August 25th and will open on September 2nd and will run through October 3rd at Theater Row's Lion Theatre (410 West 42nd Street).  Tickets are $55-65 and can be purchased by visiting www.Telecharge.com.
by Jessica Khan - Aug 28, 2015
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: THE CHRISTIANS and HAMLET IN BED begin off-Broadway and Babs gets a rerun on THE TONIGHT SHOW!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015
This month, one of America's most controversial men takes center stage in a new play by Joan Beber called In Bed With Roy Cohn. Directed by Katrin Hilbe, In Bed With Roy Cohn will begin performances tonight, August 25th, and open on September 2nd and will run through October 3rd at Theater Row's Lion Theatre (410 West 42nd Street).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015
Kevin Kline returns to his Acting Company roots to talk about Shakespeare following the Company's performance of MACBETH today, April 8th at 8pm at the Pearl Theatre, 555 West 42nd Street.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2015
Biography, S. N. Behrman's story of a New York celebrity portrait artist about to release her autobiography, much to the horror of her former lover and a legion of others, will be presented as a staged reading by The Acting Company at 7 pm on Monday, April 6 at the Pearl Theater, 555 West 42ndStreet (10th - 11th Avenues).
by Wesley Doucette - Apr 14, 2015
Dominic Symonds analyzes the early collaborations between Rodgers and Hart in a book published by the Oxford University Press.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey kicks off its 55th season with The Merchant of Venice, not seen at The Shakespeare Theatre since 2000. Acclaimed company member Robert Cuccioli returns to direct. Performances begin on May 17 at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre located at 36 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ. Patrons can purchase tickets by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or online at www.ShakespeareNJ.org.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015
Margot Harley, producer of The Acting Company, has announced the Company's New York Season in conjunction with its 42nd National Tour.