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Eugene O'Neill Theatre (New York, NY)
230 West 49th St.

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Based on the novel Portofino P.T.A. by Gerald Green

A bestselling novelist is bored with his suburban life. In an attempt to inject some adventure, he moves his family to Italy in search of glamour and excitement.

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BWW Review: Fear Not! GIOVANNI THE FEARLESS Is the Adventure We'll Never Forget
by Kristen Morale - May 24, 2017

Although the show has officially ended, the curtain closed, the beautiful coloratura no longer reaching the heavens, the likes of Giovanni the Fearless are still very much alive in the hearts of audiences fortunate enough to see this whimsical musical comedy. I describe it as such because of the emotional scale of its plot, explaining the lack of actual children in the audience. From the almost surreal life of a traveling troupe of family actors, to how it all crumbles under the reality of their situation to be raised again by the at first unaccepted possibility of love, everyone is in need of a good commedia dell'arte musical that is tinged with just the right amount of childish belief, and with just enough reality to consider this a show that makes people of all ages believe in the magic of something greater. (more...)

Investigation Discovery to Premiere BILL COSBY: AN AMERICAN SCANDAL, 6/5
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

BILL COSBY: AN AMERICAN SCANDAL premieres worldwide Monday, June 5 at 9/8c, only on Investigation Discovery. (more...)

RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS and More Set for Summer at Downstairs Cabaret Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The Downstairs Cabaret has announced nearly a dozen different shows as part of its 2017 Summer Program. (more...)

Pacific Symphony to End 2016-17 Season with Mahler's Second Symphony
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

In true fashion, Pacific Symphony ends its 2016-17 season with a concert designed to make a lasting impression. In the spotlight is Mahler's epic Second Symphony, in which the composer ponders nothing less than life, death and transcendence-and in so doing pens some of his most sublime music. (more...)

Hal Linden Signs on for TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Laguna Playhouse has announced that acclaimed actor Hal Linden (replacing the previously announced Bruce Davison) has been added to its very special theatrical event also starring Gregory Harrison, Dan Lauria, Charles Shaughnessy, French Stewart & Vanessa Stewart in TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE, written by Dan Duling and directed by Michael Arabian. (more...)

Three Olives Vodka Brings Fresh Fruit Flavor to Summer Cocktails with All New Cucumber Lime and Fresh Watermelon Flavored Vodkas
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Summer is approaching fast, with opportunities to hang out with friends, host outdoor parties or lounge poolside and nothing complements those warm-weathered gatherings better than the perfect cocktail. In time for summer, Three Olives Vodka introduces Cucumber Lime and Fresh Watermelon flavored vodkas, two fresh and mixable additions to the expansive portfolio from the original premium flavored vodka brand imported from England. (more...)

Critical Crisis: Why it Sucked to Be a Broadway Critic in 2016-17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The 2016-17 season has been a great one for Broadway. Total attendance is up to 13.27 million, with a record breaking $1.45 billion in total grosses. Many of the tickets purchased for New York theatre depended on the opinions of Broadway's reviewers, and yet the critics haven't had the same luck as the industry they are reviewing.  (more...)

American Dance Festival Kicks Off 84th Season Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The American Dance Festival's (ADF) 84th season and 40th year in North Carolina kicks off Thursday, June 15 at 6:30pm at the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) with an All North Carolina Program. (more...)

BWW Previews: 1984 at Outré Theatre Company
by John Lariviere - Jun 7, 2017

The Outre Theatre Company is proud to announce the first production of its 2017/18 season will be George Orwell's seminal dystopia 1984, adapted by Andrew White. This is Outre's sixth full season, and its first in its new home at the recently opened Pompano Beach Cultural Center (more...)

Orwell's 1984 Comes to Pompano Beach Cultural Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

The Outre Theatre Company is proud to announce the first production of its 2017/18 season will be George Orwell's seminal dystopia 1984, adapted by Andrew White.  This is Outre's sixth full season, and its first in its new home at the recently opened Pompano Beach Cultural Center. (more...)

NASHVILLE Star Riley Smith Releases New Single 'I'm on Fire' via The Boot
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Riley Smith vocals and songwriting stunningly blend country rock, hard-hitting soulful Americana and modern pop for a sound rarely found in music today. (more...)

NOTHING BAD: A Werewolf Rock Musical Premieres at Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

With four performances left, Nothing Bad is already claiming its territory as the best monster musical of this year's Fringe Festival. Now's your chance to join in the fang-smiling, claw-tapping horror story that Erik Blair and Daniel Sugimoto have created for Hollywood audiences. (more...)

BWW TV: Behind the Scenes with DISCO PIGS Stars Evanna Lynch and Colin Campbell
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2017

Marking the 20th anniversary of its explosive British debut, Enda Walsh's Disco Pigs comes to Trafalgar Studios starring Evanna Lynch (Harry Potter; My Name is Emily) and Colin Campbell (Dublin by Lamplight; Through A Glass Darkly), running 12th July - 19th August 2017 with an opening slated for 18th July. Below, go behind the scenes with both stars at the show's photo shoot! (more...)

BWW Interview: Alan Ruck Transacts 'War' with Brad Pitt
by Erica Miner - Jun 6, 2017

Alan Ruck's familiar sardonic grin is instantly recognizable among fans of feature films, TV series, and Broadway shows (more...)

BWW Review: Margaritaville Is The Mixed Drink Of Shows
by E.H. Reiter - Jun 6, 2017

If you are looking for a break from reality, La Jolla Playhouse invites you to ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE, playing through July 9th. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Joe O'Byrne Returns to Irish Rep this Summer with THE ARAN ISLANDS
by Courtney Savoia - Jun 30, 2017

As part of their 2017 summer season, Irish Repertory Theatre, is presenting the US premiere of THE ARAN ISLANDS, directed by Joe O' Byrne. Returning to Irish Rep after 16 years, O'Byrne is looking forward to sharing Irish playwright, John Millington Synge's work with New York audiences and is grateful to this organization for making it possible to share the work of Irish artists. This classic work celebrates the art of storytelling and challenges audiences to step outside their own cultures for a brief time and immerse themselves in a whole new world of discovery and enlightenment. BroadwayWorld had the incredible opportunity to speak with O'Byrne about his return to Irish Rep; the work of John Millington Synge; and how the themes and lessons are still applicable today. (more...)

Scoop: WHAT WOULD YOU DO? on ABC - Friday, June 30, 2017
by - Jun 30, 2017

Get all the scoop on WHAT WOULD YOU DO?, airing on ABC on Friday, June 30, 2017! (more...)

Bill Maher and HBO Respond to Use of N-Word on Air
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

Bill Maher is back in the headlines after using the N-word on his show while speaking with Republican Senator Ben Sasse on Friday. (more...)

New Works by Jon Robin Baitz, Bill Cain, Sandra Tsing Loh and More Set for 20th Anniversary Ojai Playwrights Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

The Ojai Playwrights Conference (OPC), one of the most acclaimed new play developmental programs in the country, announces its celebratory 20th Anniversary season with an extraordinary program of playwrights, new play workshop presentations and special performance events from August 6 through 13, 2017 in Ojai, California. (more...)

FX's THE STRAIN, LEGION and ARCHER Head to San Diego Comic-Con 2017
by TV News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

FX Networks today announced its featured panels at San Diego Comic-Con 2017, a stellar lineup featuring the hit dramas The Strain and Legion and the Emmy(R) Award-winning comedy series Archer. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals with DISCO PIGS at Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Marking the 20th anniversary of its explosive British debut, Enda Walsh's Disco Pigs comes to Trafalgar Studios starring Evanna Lynch (Harry Potter; My Name is Emily) and Colin Campbell (Dublin by Lamplight; Through A Glass Darkly). Check out photos from rehearsals below! (more...)

Cast Announced for Revival of COMING CLEAN at King's Head
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

King's Head Theatre, London has announced casting for the 35th anniversary production of Coming Clean, Kevin Elyot's first play, directed by Artistic Director of King's Head Theatre, Adam Spreadbury-Maher.  The production, which will run at the King's Head Theatre from 25 July to 26 August 2017, with a press night on Friday 28 July, will star Lee Knight as Tony, Elliot Hadley as William/Jurgen, Tom Lambert as Robert and Jason Nwoga as Greg.  (more...)

Neva Small Joins A BROADWAY MUSICAL at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Fiddler On The Roof's Neva Small will be joining Feinstein's/54 Below's concert presentation of Charles Strouse and Lee Adams' A BROADWAY MUSICAL on Sunday July 16th, at 7pm and 9:30pm. (more...)

BWW Review: ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST at Contemporary Theatre Company
by Barb Burke - Jun 23, 2017

Experience some of this South Country magic. (more...)

Scoop: 48 HOURS on CBS - Today, June 24, 2017
by - Jun 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on 48 HOURS, airing on CBS on today, June 24, 2017! (more...)

Icehouse Announce MAN OF COLOURS Anniversary Shows!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The first leg of ICEHOUSE's 40 Years Live! Tour concludes this weekend with two sold out shows at Sydney's Enmore Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Q&A with Bobby G Award Winners Elleon Dobias and Austin Hand
by Chris Arneson - Jun 21, 2017

The winners of Colorado's Bobby G Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor (Austin Hand) and Actress (Elleon Dobias) are currently in New York City as finalists for the National High School Musical Theatre Awards (The Jimmy Awards), which recognizes excellence in high school musical theatre across the nation. (more...)

SEND NUDES Comes to The Butterfly Club Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

James wants to be a handsome artist with a snuggly boyfriend. He wants to change the world and earn applause and delete all three of his sex apps. And he wants to write a cabaret about something more important than that. (more...)

In a FringeNYC-less Summer, New Corkscrew Theater Festival Features 5 Premieres & 5 Readings
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

???????Tickets are now on sale to the inaugural Corkscrew Theater Festival, running August 7 - September 3 at the Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street, Manhattan). Presented by The Brewing Dept. and Fortress Productions, this new summer theater festival provides early-career artists a high level of production support and features five world premieres and five readings performed in repertory over four weeks. Special attention has been given to theater makers who are developing work through innovative and unusual collaborative models. A majority of the participating artists identify as female. (more...)

BWW Review: NAMING TRUE at Urbanite Theatre
by Carolan Trbovich - Jun 19, 2017

Urbanite Theatre Premiers Naming True (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Jeanette Cronin's I LOVE YOU NOW Is An Artfully Crafted Dance Of Deception And Denial
by Jade Kops - Jun 17, 2017

Jeanette Cronin's (writer and performer) New Australian play, I LOVE YOU NOW draws the audience into a world of love, lies, lust, and leaving things too long. (more...)

BWW Review: BONNIE AND CLYDE Shoot Their Way Out of Buck Creek Players
by The Marriage Matinee - Jun 16, 2017

The Depression Era brings to mind vivid images of poverty, bread lines, and tent cities. However, one couple decided that they would turn this time of nothing into a time of plenty. Enter the dastardly villains of BONNIE AND CLYDE. (more...)

The Boss on Broadway! Bruce Springsteen to Make Debut at Walter Kerr Theatre This Fall
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 16, 2017

Rock legend Bruce Springsteen will make his Broadway debut this fall at the Walter Kerr Theatre.Sources tell the site that for 8-weeks, the rock legend will perform a 'pared-down' version of the show he normally presents at huge stadiums and arenas across the country. (more...)

Tomorrowland Presents Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike in GARDEN OF MADNESS This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

After the announcement of Tomorrowland and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike's latest joint venture, 'Garden Of Madness', excitement has been mounting, and with news of the parties full line-up, fans are set to reach boiling point at the prospect of such superstar names performing. (more...)

BWW Review: GREEN DAY'S AMERICAN IDIOT at Wilmington Drama League
by Rosanne DellAversano - Jun 14, 2017

Wilmington Drama League's production of Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT keeps the pulse going, the energy flowing and the audience of many ages singing along. (more...)

Something for the Weekend to Bring THE MAN ON THE MOOR to Underbelly
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Fresh from his critically acclaimed run of The Trunk at last year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Max Dickins returns with a new one-man play, The Man on the Moor, inspired by the incredible true story.  (more...)

BWW Review: Melissa Errico Sings Sondheim Like Never Before at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Amy Oestreicher - Jun 13, 2017

In Melissa Errico's latest show, MELISSA ERRICO SINGS SONDHEIM, at the famed Feinstein's/54 Below, she may have performed some of the composer's must oversung showstoppers, but it felt as though the audience was hearing them for the first time. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for INTIMATE APPAREL at Bay Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the cast of INTIMATE APPAREL is now in rehearsal at Chelsea Studios in NYC. The play is by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Tony nominee Lynn Nottage and directed by Bay Street Theater Artistic Director Scott Schwartz. Kelly McCreary, currently one of the stars of Grey's Anatomy on ABC, stars as Esther Mills. (more...)

by Vikki Jane Vile - Jun 10, 2017

After recent performances of new choreography from Crystal Pite, Wayne McGregor and Liam Scarlett, one could be forgiven for believing the Royal Ballet has dragged itself reluctantly into the 21st Century. Perhaps it's an overly emotional response, there is something wonderfully reassuring and warm in this Ashton triple bill that closes the current season. It's a return to what the Royal do best in these delicate works shine in their artistry and finesse. (more...)

by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 1, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! It's Thursday, June 1, 2017 - or, as we like to call it #TheaterThursday, 'June is busting out all over…' as a song from Carousel reminds us, and there's no better way to kick off a new month than by planning our theater outings for the weekend! Tomorrow night at Cumberland County Playhouse, the company, cast and crew unveil the 2017 model of Smoke on the Mountain, which marks the 24th year of the musical playing in Crossville. Weslie Webster directs and her cast includes Daniel W. Black and Lauren Marshall as Sanders family father and mother Burl and Vera. (more...)

BWW Review: TORN APART (DISSOLUTION), The Hope Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Jul 7, 2017

Set in three bedrooms, the same emotional world under three different roofs in time, Torn Apart (Dissolution) is an intimately powerful play. BJ McNeill bares an array of human feelings and cages them on the stage in singular snapshots of differently shared lives. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Zach & Viggo
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 5, 2017

BWW speaks to Zach and Viggo about their 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kelly McCreary & More In INTIMATE APPAREL At Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2017

Bay Street Theater is pleased to present INTIMATE APPAREL (July 4 - July 30) by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Tony nominee Lynn Nottage and directed by Bay Street Theater Artistic Director Scott Schwartz. Kelly McCreary, currently one of the stars of Grey's Anatomy on ABC, stars as Esther Mills. (more...)

THE TWILIGHT ZONE, Mike Bartlett Premiere and More Slated for Almeida Theatre's New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold said: 'We are thrilled to present three major new productions at the Almeida, including two world premieres and one rare revival. Spanning the Atlantic and beyond, this season is a timely and limitless interrogation into contemporary cultural anxieties and the power we have over our own lives.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for the First London Revival of Kevin Elyot's COMING CLEAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The first London revival of Kevin Elyot's first play, Coming Clean, will run at the King's Head Theatre from 25 July to 26 August 2017, with a press night on Friday 28 July. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: INTIMATE APPAREL, Starring Kelly McCreary, Celebrates Opening Night at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Bay Street Theater presents INTIMATE APPAREL now through July 30. The show opened to an exuberant full standing ovation on July 8, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

Corkscrew Theater Festival Opens with Dark Comedy, HIGH SCHOOL COVEN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

???????Corkscrew Theater Festival presents the world premiere of HighSchool Coven by Kaela Mei-Shing Garvin, directed by Felicia Lobo. Running August 9-20, High School Coven is a dark comedy about female friendship, witchcraft, and sexual assault in the educational system. Performed by Swati LaPerre, Rachel Franco, Serena Berman, Jillian Brocki, Amanda Centeno, and Asel Swango, High School Coven opens the inaugural season of Corkscrew Theater Festival, a new summer theater festival that provides early-career artists with a high level of production support. (more...)

BWW Previews: OTHELLO at Warehouse Theatre - Interview with co-directors Maegen Azar & Anne Tromsness
by Neil Shurley - Jul 13, 2017

'This play has been known throughout history to turn a lens onto the audience's own moral compass, and I hope that people will walk away from this show willing to talk about the issues it brings up. Too many times we hide from those challenging dialogues, but through art and storytelling, we can hopefully help to engage conversation in our communities.' (more...)

Chasyr: The Little Rideshare Startup That Could
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017


BWW Review: Three Influential Women Invite the VP to Dinner in COME TO THE TABLE, MIKE PENCE, at CoHo's Summerfest
by Krista Garver - Jul 1, 2017

In COME TO THE TABLE, MIKE PENCE, Eve, Salome, and Queen Elizabeth I try to convince our VP to sit down for a meal. (more...)

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