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Playwrights Horizons (New York, NY)
416 West 42nd St.(between 9th & 10th Aves)

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Scoop: THE GONG SHOW on ABC - Thursday, August 17, 2017
by - Jul 31, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GONG SHOW, airing on ABC on Thursday, August 17, 2017! (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Peter Sinn Nachtrieb Talks BOOM At Theatre503
by Cindy Marcolina - Jul 31, 2017

San Francisco-born Peter Sinn Nachtrieb's hit doomsday comedy Boom, about a biology lab meet-cute with major evolutionary consequences, premiered at the Ars Nova Theatre in New York in 2008. This August, it comes to Theatre503. (more...)

BWW Review: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY, Old Vic
by Marianka Swain - Jul 27, 2017

Defiantly rejecting the standard jukebox model, Conor McPherson's much-anticipated new work mining the back catalogue of Bob Dylan is labelled 'a play with songs' - or perhaps that should be a play and songs, with two distinct forms of storytelling weaving around one another, reflecting, deepening, revealing, in exquisitely soulful harmony. (more...)

Garry Marshall Theatre Announcs 2017-2018 Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Artistic Directors Joseph Leo Bwarie and Dimitri Toscas have set the 2017-2018 Inaugural Season at the newly established nonprofit Garry Marshall Theatre in Burbank. (more...)

Scoop: THE FLASH on THE CW - Tuesday, August 8, 2017
by - Jul 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE FLASH, airing on THE CW on Tuesday, August 8, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: AN OCTOROON is Anything But Black and White at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
by Evann Normandin - Jul 23, 2017

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company's stunning remount of AN OCTOROON by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Nataki Garrett reunites the principal cast and production teams from Woolly's sold out 2016 run. Boy, did I move to DC just in time. The Washington Post declares Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company "a national champion of the new-and frequently provocative-American play" and after laughing, crying, and thinking through Woolly's AN OCTOROON I would be hard pressed to find better descriptors. In the heart of the nation's capital, a stone's throw from The White House, AN OCTOROON is a living, breathing, vital dialogue about racial tension in America. (more...)

The Newsboys Are on Their Way to Surflight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2017

Surflight is thrilled to be presenting Disney's Newsies, the third show in the exciting 2017 season. Newly reopened for 2017 Surflight has been overjoyed with the overwhelming response and tickets sales for its first two shows Footloose and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat as well as its Children's Theatre series and Show Place old fashioned performing ice cream parlour. Surflight's production of Newsies , directed and Choreographed by Paula Hammons Sloan, Assistant Choreographer Liz Troxler and Musical Direction by Michael McAssey, will be the New Jersey Regional premiere. (more...)

Conejo Players to Stage 'Black and White' Version of YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

As part of its 59th season in the community, Conejo Players Theatre is staging Mel Brooks' monstrously funny musical, Young Frankenstein, July 14 through August 13, 2017, in Thousand Oaks. (more...)

Jenna Leigh Green Joins TIM REALBUTO & FRIENDS SING JEANINE TESORI at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Jenna Leigh Green is most known to television audiences as Sabrina Spellman's nemesis Libby Chessler on three seasons of the hit ABC sitcom 'Sabrina, The Teenage Witch.' She played the role of Heather in the Touchstone Pictures release 'You Again' opposite Kristen Bell, Sigourney Weaver, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Betty White. Ms. Green also recently appeared opposite James Franco in the film 'I Am Michael.' (more...)

Sarah Ruhl's FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY, Starring Kathleen Chalfant, Begins Rehearsals Next Week Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Rehearsals are set to begin on Tuesday, July 25 for the Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of For Peter Pan on her 70th Birthday, a new play by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award nominee Sarah Ruhl (Stage Kiss, Dead Man's Cell Phone at Playwrights; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; The Clean House). (more...)

SUGAR prorroga una semana más en el Teatre Tívoli
by Felipe Velasco - Jul 21, 2017

SUGAR, el musical de Broadway producido por Som-hi Films, prorroga una semana mas, hasta el 6 de agosto, en la que es ya su tercera temporada. Las actuaciones comenzaron el pasado dia 29 de junio en el Teatro Tivoli de Barcelona y, tras el exito de audiencia, continuara una semana mas de lo previsto. (more...)

HELLO, DOLLY! Understudy Linda Mugleston Made Her Dolly Gallagher Levi Debut Yesterday!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just confirmed that Linda Mugleston made her debut as Dolly Gallagher Levi yesterday afternoon in Hello, Dolly! Mugleston understudies the role and was filling in for Tony winner Bette Midler for the Wednesday matinee performance. Midler was indeed back on for the evening performance. Ticket holders who came to see Midler were offered a refund at the box office. (more...)

Shaunna Hall Joins The Cast of BLUES IS A WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Sadly, BLUES IS A WOMAN'S beloved guitarist Pat Wilder had an unexpected and serious illness. Although she will recover it will not be in time to join her fellow cast members onstage in August at the Custom Made Theater. (more...)

36th Annual BATTERY DANCE FESTIVAL Begins 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Battery Dance, in association with Battery Park City Authority, announces the 36th Annual Battery Dance Festival, with free performances on August 13-18, 2017, from 7pm to 9pm against the breathtaking backdrop of the New York Harbor at Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park in Battery Park City, culminating in a closing event and reception on August 19, 2017, from 6pm to 8pm at (more...)

Redtwist Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Redtwist Theatre has just announced its 14th Season! 'The Way We Are' is a season-long snapshot with today's faces. It's about familiar people who navigate timeless challenges. What we do informs who we are...in our growing up, and in our living, and in our dying. (more...)

Fall Forum Line-Up Announced at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) has announced the 2017 Fall Public Forum line-up for The Public's Astor Anniversary Season at their landmark downtown home on Lafayette Street, celebrating 50 years of new work at 425 Lafayette Street and the 50th Anniversary of HAIR. This exciting series of one-night-only events and expanded audience engagement programming will explore the ideas and themes presented on The Public Theater's stages. Highlights of the upcoming Forum season include a look at 50 years of New York's vibrant downtown culture scene, a conversation on justice in Shakespeare's Measure for Measure with Elevator Repair Service, a celebration of 50 years of the Fortune Society's work with the incarcerated, and the fifth annual Public Forum Christmas reading of Thornton Wilder's classic one-act The Long Christmas Dinner. (more...)

DEMOCRACY (SIC) to Make World Premiere in LA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Harold Clurman Lab Theater (HCLAB) is proud to announce the world premiere of Don K. Williams' new play, Democracy(sic). play runs from September 15 - October 14, 2017 for 12 performances. cast features HCLAB alums Dan Evans, Victoria Martinez, James Warfield, and first-time company members Alex Best, Carlis Shane Clark, Steven Humphreys, Stacey Jordan, and Josh Owen. Johnny Patrick Yoder will make his HCLAB directing debut. (more...)

VILLAIN: DEBLANKS Returns this Wednesday with Stephen Wallem, Lauren Molina and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

The summer fun continues this Wednesday night with Stephen Wallem, Lauren Molina, and more -- and it keeps getting funnier with Molly Ranson & Bernard Dotson (Aug 16), Brenda Braxton & Molly Pope (Aug 23), Billy Stritch & Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Aug 30), and dozens other fun folks, as the weekly series continues. (more...)

Amanda Peet, John Slattery Among Guest Stars Set for Amazon Original Series THE ROMANOFFS
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Amazon Original Series THE ROMANOFFS, co-produced with Weinstein Television and created, written, directed and executive produced by nine-time Emmy award winner Matthew Weiner (Mad Men), has set a world-class slate of guest actors slated to join the series (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Opens Online Lottery for First Preview of FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) begins accepting entries today, Monday, August 7 at 12 Noon, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to the New York premiere production of FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY (more...)

Battery Dance presents The 36th Annual BATTERY DANCE FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Battery Dance, in association with Battery Park City Authority, announces the 36th Annual Battery Dance Festival, with free performances on August 13-18, 2017, from 7pm to 9pm against the breathtaking backdrop of the New York Harbor at Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park in Battery Park City, culminating in a closing event and reception on August 19, 2017, from 6pm to 8pm at (more...)

Photo Flash: THE AMERICAN MERCY TOUR: MERCY KILLERS and SIDE EFFECTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Greenhouse Theater Center and Poor Box Theater, in association with D.C's award winning Taffety Punk Theatre Company, is pleased to present THE AMERICAN MERCY TOUR: MERCY KILLERS and SIDE EFFECTS, two one-act plays steeped in America's controversial relationship with healthcare. Written and performed by Michael Milligan and directed by Tom Oppenheim, these moving and unapologetic pieces will be presented as a single theatrical event, immersing the audience in the stories of patients and physicians, coming out of the waiting room and into the fray.  (more...)

Scoop: THE GONG SHOW on ABC - Monday, August 14, 2017
by - Aug 4, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GONG SHOW, airing on ABC on Monday, August 14, 2017! (more...)

Freeform Fans Fuel Season Two Pickup of Original Drama Series FAMOUS IN LOVE
by TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Freeform, Disney's young adult television and streaming network, today announced the season two pickup of original drama series FAMOUS IN LOVE, from Warner Horizon Scripted Television, via a Facebook Live chat with the cast. (more...)

Chester Theatre Company to Present FOLK this Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to present Tom Wells's Folk in the historic Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Road in Chester, MA, from August 17 - 27, 2017. The production is directed by James Warwick, staging his eighth production for the company. (more...)

Line-Up Revealed For The 7th Edition Of The JUST FOR LAUGHS All-Star Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Some of the brightest names in comedy will come together for the first time on stage for the 7th annual Just For Laughs Sydney All Star Gala. (more...)

Piqua Chautauqua Coming to Hance Pavilion This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Last summer, a group form the Ohio Humanities Council visited Piqua to consider it as one of their Ohio Chautauqua sites for 2017.  Unfortunately, they were not selected, but they did encourage the group to develop their own Chautauqua event.  Well, give folks from Piqua a challenge and they deliver.  So a dedicated committee officially began working on Piqua Chautauqua! The dates for this event will be September 19, 20 & 21, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. and will take place at Hance Pavilion, located in Fountain Park in Piqua. (more...)

Jane Kaczmarek to Star in Pasadena Playhouse & Deaf West Theatre's OUR TOWN; Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theatre of California and Deaf West Theatre, the performing arts organization behind the Tony Award-winning and Ovation Award-winning revival of Spring Awakening, have announced the cast and creative team for a new production of Thornton Wilder's OUR TOWN. (more...)

Redtwist Theatre Presents First Show of 2017-18 Season OUR TOWN; Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Redtwist Theatre presents the 1st show of the 2017-2018 Season, OUR TOWN by Thornton Wilder and directed by Redtwist's Associate Artistic Director, James Fleming. The show opens Saturday, September 9, 2017, at 3pm and runs Thu, Fri, Sat at 7:30pm; Sun at 3pm, through Sun, Oct 8. (more...)

BWW Review: SUNSET BOULEVARD Makes Regional Premiere at Vista
by Don Grigware - Aug 25, 2017

1993's rarely produced Sunset Boulevard is a somewhat flawed musical play that satisfies best with the casting of an actress of great star quality as Norma Desmond, one whose face could have convincingly lit up a silent film screen. Moonlight Amphitheatre has its star in Valerie Perri, and under Larry Raben's resourcefully skilled staging, Sunset Boulevard is a hit. (more...)

Love, Laughter and Bel Canto Bliss Served Up in THE ELIXIR OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Laughter and love stories carry over into the new Canadian Opera Company production of Donizetti's The Elixir of Love, one of the most popular comedies of the opera world for almost 200 years. The Elixir of Love runs for eight performances at Toronto's Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on October 11, 15, 17, 21, 27, 29, November 2, 4, 2017. (more...)

Casts Set for VILLAIN: DeBLANKS This Fall at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Upcoming casting has been announced for Brenda Braxton presents Billy Mitchell's Villain: DeBlanks, the uproarious improvisational comedy playing weekly at The Green Room 42 where 'Clue' meets adult 'Mad Libs' and audiences never see the same show twice. (more...)

Scoop: THE GONG SHOW on ABC - Thursday, September 7, 2017
by - Aug 21, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GONG SHOW, airing on ABC on Thursday, September 7, 2017! (more...)

BWW Review: NEWSIES at Surflight Shines with a Fine Cast and Great Numbers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

'Ain't it a fine life, Carrying The Banner!' Disney's Newsies is the second show this season of the newly reopened Surflight Theatre located in Beach Haven, New Jersey. (more...)

2017 Kelsey Awards to Feature Performances from MISS SAIGON, IN THE HEIGHTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Community theater people and their fans are in for a treat as Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre presents an evening of entertainment and awards on Saturday, Aug. 19, starting at 7 p.m. (more...)

SUNSET BOULEVARD Movie Musical Starring Glenn Close Eyeing January Start?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Norma is one step closer to her silver screen return! TheWrap reports that a new movie musical version of SUNSET BOULEVARD is eyeing a January 2018 start at Paramount. (more...)

Cape Rep Theatre to Present A NEW BRAIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Cape Rep Theatre's 32nd season continues with the Cape Cod premiere of A New Brain, music and lyrics by William Finn, book by William Finn and James Lapine September 14th through October 15th. (more...)

Raucously Irreverent AN OCTOROON to Launch 2017-18 at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre launches its 2017/18 season with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' provocative An Octoroon. An incendiary satire, this bold start to their 35th theatre season is co-directed by Lava Alapai and Artistic Director Damaso Rodriguez. (more...)

Oscar Nominee Marsha Mason Returns To Arizona Theatre Company To Direct CHAPTER TWO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Arizona Theatre Company (ATC; David Ivers, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) is pleased to welcome back four-time Academy Award-nominee Marsha Mason, who will direct Neil Simon's autobiographical romantic comedy Chapter Two to open ATC's 51st season, Sept. 9-30 at the Temple of Music & Art, 333 S. Scott Ave. in Tucson, Oct. 5-22 at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe in Phoenix. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MOUSETRAP Snaps at DreamWrights
by Marakay Rogers - Aug 15, 2017

The Christie classic is back on stage. Some clever casting ideas and a great set create the mood for murder. (more...)

Billy Mitchell's VILLAIN: DEBLANKS to Make Star-Studded London Debut
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

After three years of benefit performances in New York, Los Angeles and regional theaters, audience-favorite Villain: DeBlanks is bringing its money-raising shenanigans to London in support of the Make A Difference Trust (MAD) on September 3rd. (more...)

Scoop: THE GONG SHOW on ABC - Thursday, August 31, 2017
by - Aug 14, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE GONG SHOW, airing on ABC on Thursday, August 31, 2017! (more...)

FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Brings Happy Thoughts Off-Broadway This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

A friendly reminder! Previews begin this Friday, August 18 at 7:30 PM for the Playwrights Horizons New York premiere production of For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday, a new play by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and Tony Award nominee Sarah Ruhl (Stage Kiss, Dead Man's Cell Phone at Playwrights; In the Next Room, or the vibrator play; The Clean House).  (more...)

BWW Reviews: ASC's WILD PARTY An Undeniable Taboo
by Trevor Durham - Aug 12, 2017

Rodaz' Wild Party is cruel, immersive, and leaves the taste of taboo with each jazz number. (more...)

BRENDA BRAXTON PRESENTS VILLAIN: DEBLANKS Extends Through December
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

Wednesday nights will continue to be the best night for laughs, Broadway stars, and shenanigans. 'Brenda Braxton presents Villain: DeBlanks' extends its weekly residency at The Green Room 42 through December 27. (more...)

Netflix Greenlights Second Season of Hit Series GLOW
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Netflix announced a ten episode Season Two order for its new series GLOW. Season One premiered on Friday, June 23 in all territories where Netflix is available. (more...)

Theatre, Music, Poetry and More Slated for Irish Arts Center's Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Irish Arts Center (IAC), the arts and cultural center dedicated to projecting a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century, has announced its fall 2017 season. The lineup epitomizes IAC's commitment to building community with a diversity of arts institutions, artists and audiences - in New York, across America, and abroad. (more...)

VILLAIN DEBLANKS Get UK Premiere to Raise Funds for Theatre MAD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Glynis Barber, David Bedella, Don Gallagher, Leon Lopez, Cherrelle Skeete, & Harriet Thorpe have volunteered their time and considerable talent to raise funds for the Make A Difference Trust (more...)

RADA President Kenneth Branagh to Direct Tom Hiddleston in HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Kenneth Branagh's Olivier Award-winning theatre company will join forces with RADA for a co-production of Hamlet, to support the transformation of RADA's Chenies Street site in London, further developing the Academy as a world-leader in dramatic arts training. (more...)

Bette Midler Confirms Final Bow in Broadway's HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

HELLO, DOLLY! has confirmed that legendary star Bette Midler will officially depart the Broadway show on January 14th. No details yet on any potential replacement or other future plans for the hit production, but BroadwayWorld will keep you updated! (more...)

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