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48th Street Theatre (New York, NY)
157 W. 48th St.

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Scoop: RIVERDALE on THE CW - Friday, July 21, 2017
by - Jun 29, 2017

Get all the scoop on RIVERDALE, airing on THE CW on Friday, July 21, 2017! (more...)

Sasheer Zamata, Shannon Coffey and More Set for July DOWNTOWN VARIETY HOUR at UCB East
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Nat Towsen's Downtown Variety Hour is returning to UCB Theatre East Village on Monday, July 3, once again at its new time, 7:30PM. (more...)

The Yard Theatre Receives NPO Status
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The Yard Theatre has been awarded National Portfolio status by Arts Council England. This means we will receive four years of investment in our work between April 2018 and March 2022, ensuring we can champion new artists from across the UK to develop bold new work. (more...)

Andrew Sean Greer, Celebrated MacDowell Author Comes to WRITERS IN THE LOFT 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

On Monday, July 24, New York Times bestselling author Andrew Sean Greer (The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells; The Confessions of Max Tivoli) comes to town with his latest work LESS: A Novel-the hilarious tale of Arthur Less, a failed novelist whose escapades through Paris to Morocco, Southern India to the Arabian Sea keep him on the run...from turning 50! (more...)

Arts House Announces New Series of July 2017 Events
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Arts House is presenting a series of installations, performances, spoken-word events, readings and conversations during July, which will reveal and explore the complex relationships of place and belonging. (more...)

A People-oriented Office Building - Pearl River Tower: the Future Skyscraper's Coming
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

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The Music Hall's Writers in the Loft Series to Welcome Christina Baker Kline
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The Music Hall's Writers in the Loft series welcomes to the stage the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Orphan Train (3 million copies sold in 40 countries), Christina Baker Kline, on Tuesday, July 18. (more...)

Liz Lokre to Kick Off Live on the Patio at Roy Thomson Hall's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

With the first day of summer just Around the Corner, we're excited to kick- off another season of great FREE music with Live on the Patio at Roy Thomson Hall. (more...)

National Book Award winner Julia Glass Comes to WRITER IN THE LOFT, 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

 The Music Hall welcomes to its Loft stage the National Book Award-winning author Julia Glass with her latest work, A HOUSE AMONG TREES. Known best for her masterful work Three Junes, Glass has orchestrated another richly plotted novel of friendship and love that explores as well the impact of artistic ambition, the perils of celebrity, and the power of an unexpected legacy.   (more...)

MAGIC MONDAY Returns to Santa Monica Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Experience the thrill of magic and spellbinding illusions with a rotating cast of Master Magicians and Variety Acts every Monday at the Santa Monica Playhouse from May 1 through August 28. Created by the same team that brought you the theatrical smash hit Smoke and Mirrors, the weekly variety show MAGIC MONDAY began last summer at the Santa Monica playhouse and is back due to overwhelming audience response. (more...)

Camp Woodland: Little-known Mid-Century Community Became Racially Diverse, Culturally Rich Piece of History -- Americana at Its Best
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

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The Music Hall Welcomes Bestselling Author Christina Baker Kline
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

The Music Hall welcomes to its Loft stage the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Orphan Train (3 million copies sold in 40 countries), Christina Baker Kline. (more...)

Grammy-Winner Miguel Launches the KCRW / Annenberg Foundation's 2017 Sound in Focus Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

KCRW and the Annenberg Foundation launch the  2017 SOUND IN FOCUS series -- free, all-ages concerts held at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Century City -- on Saturday, July 15 with a headlining performance from Grammy-winning R&B artist Miguel, an opening set by Brooklyn-based multi-instrumentalist Gabriel Garzón-Montano, and DJ sets by Stretch Armstrong. The evening will be hosted by KCRW's Anthony Valadez. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 7/31/2017
by - Jul 31, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 7/31/2017. (more...)

25th Anniversary of Astor Piazzolla's Death Inspires 'THAT'S NOT TANGO' at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

A more revealing, soul-searching look into the life of Astor Piazzolla, considered the father of the Nuevo Tango, is at the heart of 'That's Not Tango - AstorPiazzolla, A Life In Music,' the critically-acclaimed show which makes its return Aug. 5 and 6th at New York's Joe's Pub. (more...)

BWW's Guide to 4th of July TV Celebrations - Laura Osnes, Leslie Odom Jr., Heather Headley & More!
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 3, 2017

With the celebration of America's birthday just Around the Corner, BWW brings you a guide to this year's Fourth of July television specials, featuring performances by BANDSTAND's Laura Osnes, Tony Award winner Leslie Odom, Jr, and the World Premiere of new music from award-winning composer Alan Menken! (more...)

Palo Alto Players Announce First Ever Staged Reading Companion Series for 2017-18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Palo Alto Players, the Peninsula's first theatre company, announces its inaugural staged reading companion series for the company's 87th season. (more...)

OCEAN PRIME New York Gets Ready for National Oyster Day
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

OCEAN PRIME New York is getting ready to celebrate one of its dearest food holidays - National Oyster Day. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Jacobson & Glazer Return for Season 4 of BROAD CITY
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

The hit Comedy Central series BROAD CITY returns with ten all-new episodes beginning Wednesday, September 13 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT following a new season of South Park. (more...)

Up and Coming Theatre Presents SWEET CHARITY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Up and Coming Theatre Company (UAC) presents their fresh view on the classic musical "Sweet Charity". (more...)

Gabrielle Bell, Sana Amanat, Michael Hartney and More Set for DOWNTOWN VARIETY HOUR Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Nat Towsen's Downtown Variety Hour is celebrating its 50th show at UCB Theatre East Village on Monday, August 7 at 7:30 PM with a comics-themed lineup. (more...)


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Writers in the Loft Welcomes NYT Bestseller Nicholas Reynolds
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

On Thursday, August 10, the former CIA officer and historian at the CIA Museum Nicholas Reynolds comes to town with his unique biography WRITER, SAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961. In this New York Times bestseller, Reynolds reveals Nobel Prize-winning novelist Ernest Hemingway's secret life as a spy for both the Americans and the Soviets before and during World War II. (more...)

VIDEO: 2CELLOS Cover Justin Bieber's 'Despacito'
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2017

CELLOS, music's most electric and dynamic instrumental duo, released a new cover video for 'Despacito', this summer's hottest single remixed by Justin Beiber, Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi. The video was filmed on July 8th in Zagreb, Croatia at a local bar just Around the Corner from the studio. The audio track is also available now via all download / streaming services. (more...)

Tijuana Flats Launches 'Hardly Homemade' Take-Home Taco Meal Kit
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Tijuana Flats, the fast-casual Tex-Mex dining experience, has launched its new "Hardly Homemade" take-home taco meal kit a feasible, easily accessible dinner option that allows simple option for family dinner, the "Hardly Homemade" Kit is also a viable solution for smaller offices looking for a group lunch option. (more...)

Carey & Giampa Realtors Return as a Season Sponsor to The Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Building community is a fundamental part of The Music Hall's mission and they are fortunate to partner with a number of organizations on this effort: key among them is Carey & Giampa, Realtors, who is celebrating its fifth year as a Season Sponsor. (more...)

Houseparty Race Play RAISINS IN A GLASS OF MILK Comes to Florida
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

BroadwayWorld Award Winning Director Darius J. Manuel is back again, but this time, he brings out his Philadelphia theatre scene roots and takes us where grungy inner-city storytelling meets immersive truth in the workshop of this innovative house party play RAISINS IN A GLASS OF MILK by Maya Burton & Lexi Chipman. (more...)

Paul Oakenfold Continues the KCRW / Annenberg Foundation's 2017 SOUND IN FOCUS Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

KCRW and the Annenberg Foundation continue the 2017 SOUND IN FOCUS series -- free, all-ages concerts held at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Century City -- on Saturday, July 22 with a headlining performance from the godfather of EDM, Paul Oakenfold, opening sets by East L.A.-based troubadour Mondo Cozmo and the dreamy pop outfit Lo Moon, and DJ sets by KCRW's Jason Bentley. (more...)

WRITERS IN THE LOFT presents Andrew Sean Greer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

The Music Hall welcomes to its Loft stage the New York Times bestselling author Andrew Sean Greer (The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells; The Confessions of Max Tivoli) with his latest work LESS: A Novel-the hilarious tale of Arthur Less, a failed novelist who escapades through Paris to Morocco, Southern India to the Arabian Sea keep him on the run...from turning 50! A scintillating satire of the American abroad, a rumination on time and the human heart, and a bittersweet romance of chances lost, LESS shows a writer at the peak of his talents raising the curtain on our shared human comedy. Greer will discuss his character's misadventures with Michelle Aldredge, the founding editor of Gwarlingo and the evening's guest moderator. Don't miss the chance to hear Andrew Sean Greer speak more about LESS! (more...)

An Original "Dinner Theater" Event for the Foodie Comes to the Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Taste the unique partnership of Italian food between local restaurant and theatrical performance. This culinary journey includes two parts: a performance of Debrianna Mansini's The Meatball Chronicles and a meal by local Italian restaurant Casta Diva this September 10-12 in the 2017 Fringe Festival. (more...)

Suspenseful Sci-Fi Thriller THE NETHER to Open at Jungle Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Casey Stangl (Fully Committed) returns to the Jungle from Los Angeles to direct Jennifer Haley's award-winning The Nether opening September 16 and on stage through October 15 at the Lyn-Lake neighborhood theater, 2951 Lyndale Ave. S. in Minneapolis. A smart and tightly wound drama, The Nether is both serpentine crime story and haunting sci-fi thriller exploring the consequences of living out private dreams in a world of ever-advancing technology. (more...)

Carnegie Hall 2017—2018 Season to Include Pop, World Music, and Jazz
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Carnegie Hall's 2017-2018 season is Around the Corner, and we are looking forward to a variety of exceptional programming and exciting new projects. Listed below are jazz, pop, and world music highlights for the coming season. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 8/7/2017
by - Aug 7, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 8/7/2017. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Encores Summer of Fun with August Programming
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

The new school year is right Around the Corner but that doesn't mean summer fun is ending! Aurora Theatre welcomes guests to enjoy a variety of special programs during the last few weeks of the season. (more...)

NYU Skirball Theater Announces Worldly 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

NYU Skirball's 2017-18 theater season offers a wide range of presentations, from the political to the outrageous, and includes American premieres from the Palestinian Freedom Theatre, Chile's Teatro La Re-sentida, Ireland's bad boys THISISPOPBABY, and Berlin's outrageous Gob Squad theater. The Hypocrites theater of Chicago invites audiences onto the stage for a beach party in the New York premiere of its adaptation of Pirates of Penzance, and the public is invited to free, site-specific performances of the French classic, In the Solitude of the Cotton Fields, specially adapted for audience interaction. (more...)

Photo Flash: NOLA Voice Theatre presents Season Finale
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

NOLA Voice Theatre, the city's only theatre company dedicated to the art, creation, preservation, and performance of voice and radio theatre, proudly presents our final production of the 2017 summer season, supporting the new Valiant Theatre and Lounge! (more...)

Atlas Obscura presents SEE/SAW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

 Atlas Obscura presents See/Saw, an evening with performer and award-winning magician Siegfried Tieber. Opening on Thursday, September 14, 2017 and running for four weeks, Tieber will play host, historian, and illusionist as he guides intimate audiences on an unconventional journey. An immersion into a magician's mind, See/Saw is an invitation to take a closer look at the art of conjuring with playing cards: a contemporary take on an ancient art form, where the important question isn't how, but why. This limited engagement will take place at Square Rhino Projects in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles. Our host's ambition is to share (and infect us with) his passion for a beautiful but often misunderstood art form. (more...)

BWW Review: Rocking the Park with PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY
by Caryn Cooper - Aug 2, 2017

On the evening of July 28, 2017, as part of the Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival, Paul Taylor Dance Company (PTDC) with special guests DUCHESS and Vuyo Sotashe performed at the Damrosch Park Bandshell. It was quite the popular event as people lined up down the block and Around the Corner to see the anticipated show. It was a full house as pretty much every seat was taken! But, I could see why so many folks came out. It was a nice night, not too hot, not too humid, with a gentle breeze. The perfect night to be out and enjoy a show. (more...)

The Freedom Theater's THE SIEGE and More Join NYU Skirball's 2017-18 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

NYU Skirball has added five presentations to its 2017-18 season lineup, announced NYU Skirball Director Jay Wegman, including American premieres from the Palestinian Freedom Theatre and Ireland's outrageous THISISPOPBABY, and a performance from composer Morton Subotnick. (more...)

Start VR Virtually Transports Viewers to Wondrous Locations With Atlas Obscura VR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

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Polyphonic Ground to Launch with Turkwaz, Sandcatchers and Grooz in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Concerts for the culturally curious - Polyphonic Ground is a new local initiative by live music presenters committed to building and sustaining Toronto as a global music city. Polyphonic Ground Presents is a series of monthly concerts curated by diverse pairings among the twelve founding organizations for an authentic musical exploration. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: A Day At The Fringe- Chris Issacs
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 16, 2017

Edinburgh Festival Fringe performer Chris Issacs blogs for BWW to give us an insight into a typical day at the Fringe. (more...)

Brooklyn's Billie Holiday Theatre Announces 2017 - 18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The Billie Holiday Theatre - home to the largest African American community in the nation - announces the inaugural season in its newly-renovated theater with award-winning works from the African American theater canon. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 8/14/2017
by - Aug 14, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 8/14/2017. (more...)

DREAMSTATES Film, Misty Copeland Ballet Class, Story Slam and More Set for Harlem Stage's Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Harlem Stage is back with another amazing season featuring a range of Music, Film, Spoken Word, Dance and the return of their successful Dinner/Discussion series, WaterWorks at 10: Visionary Artists and Transformative Art. Harlem Stage will launch the Fall 2017 season with their first ever Open House. (more...)

Author Karin Slaughter to Chat THE GOOD DAUGHTER at The Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Music Hall welcomes to its Loft stage internationally bestselling author of The Kept Woman and Pretty Girls, Karin Slaughter. She will talk about her latest work, THE GOOD DAUGHTER, a searing, spellbinding blend of cold-case thriller and psychological suspense, in conversation with NH's own bestselling crime novelist Lisa Gardner. (more...)

BWW Review: THE REAL AND IMAGINED HISTORY OF THE ELEPHANT MAN at Malthouse Theatre
by Victoria Beal - Aug 11, 2017

A man featured in literature since the 20s and on stage and film since the 70s, Joseph Merrick, otherwise known as The Elephant Man, has had his story told in a myriad of ways - but none quite like this. (more...)

Lucas Hoge #1 On Billboard Top Country Album Sales Chart With Debut 'Dirty South'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Lucas Hoge, Rebel Engine Entertainment recording artist and Cabela's Ambassador, lays claim to the #1 spot on the Billboard Top Country Albums Sales Chart, with the best-selling country album of the week. (more...)

Semi-Monthly Comedy Showcase THE KATES Comes to The Book Cellar
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Chicago comedians and kates cast members Amy Sumpter and Denise Medina host (9/8 and 9/30 respectively) the all female comedy showcase at The Book Cellar. (more...)

WRITER IN THE LOFT Welcomes Nicholas Reynolds, 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

The Music Hall welcomes to its Loft stage former CIA officer and historian Nicholas Reynolds with his New York Times bestseller, WRITER, SAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961, in which he reveals Nobel Prize-winning novelist Ernest Hemingway's secret life as a spy for both the Americans and the Soviets before and during World War II.  (more...)

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