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Newark, NJ 07102

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Based on a story developed with Susan Yankowitz

"Baby" tells the story of three couples on a university campus as they deal with the painful, rewarding and agonizingly funny consequences of this universal experience. There are the college students, barely at the beginning of their adult lives; the 30-somethings, having trouble conceiving but determined to try; and the middle aged parents, looking forward to seeing their last child graduate from college when a night of unexpected passion lands them back where they started.



Kara Lindsay, Nic Rouleau, Jill Paice, and More Join BROADWAY BOUND Part 2 at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

After an acclaimed debut in March of this year, Feinstein's/54 Below will be presenting the second edition of Broadway Bound: The Musicals That Never Came To Broadway on Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 (7:00pm & 9:30 pm) at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

MY FATHER'S DRAGON Soars to Detroit Next Month at Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Straight from its premiere performance in Philadelphia, My Father's Dragon comes to Music Hall part of our 2017-18 LEAR FAMILY THEATRE SERIES on Thursday, October 12th at 11:00 AM. (more...)


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Scoop: THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC! on CBS - Saturday, October 7, 2017
by TV Scoop - Sep 25, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC!, airing on CBS on Saturday, October 7, 2017! (more...)

Isaac Byrne to Direct Jody Christopherson's AMP at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Goode Productions will present the World Premiere of AMP, a solo horror piece written and performed by Jody Christopherson, directed by Isaac Byrne (The Other Mozart; In Vestments) at HERE (145 Avenue of the Americas, entrance on Dominick Street, one block south of Spring Street), December 5-19. (more...)

BWW Review: OF KITH AND KIN, Crucible Studio, Sheffield
by Ruth Deller - Sep 25, 2017

Chris Thompson's new play offers a witty and cutting take on the meaning of family, performed by an excellent cast. (more...)

Debra Devi To Perform at Rockwood Music Hall; 'Wild Little Girl' EP Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Seventies-influenced rock artist Debra Devi celebrates her new Wild Little Girl EP (True Nature Records) with her first show at Rockwood Music Hall's intimate Stage 1, Monday Oct 2. Devi has released four music videos for her six-song EP on The Alternate Root, American Blues Scene, Guitar Girl and The Pop Break. (more...)

Nick Heyward to Release First Solo Album in 18 Years 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

When you have the comfort of working on your ninth album without the rush to meet a deadline, you really want to take your time, especially if it's your first solo outing in 18 years. (more...)

Old Fitz Theatre Announces 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

The upcoming 2018 season at The Old Fitz will feature 3 World Premieres (including a musical), 3 Australian Premiers, 2 Sydney Premieres, and 2 Of the great contemporary love stories. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 25, 2017
by - Sep 25, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Immersive KPOP Extends Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

In response to overwhelming demand and critical acclaim, Ars Nova, in association with Ma-Yi Theater and Woodshed Collective, extends the world premiere of KPOP until October 21. KPOP is a high-octane immersive event that audiences a backstage pass to a K-pop music factory. (more...)

Wanda Jackson Fans May Purchase Unique Collectibles with Autobiography Pre-Order
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Legendary rockabilly and country music pioneer Wanda Jackson is giving fans a chance to purchase one-of-a-kind personalized collectibles and memorabilia along side their pre-order of her new autobiography through a PledgeMusic campaign. You can pre-order and purchase bonus items (more...)

Vital's Adaptation of THE WIZARD OF OZ Opens this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

The award-winning VITAL THEATRE COMPANY is pleased to announce the opening of its one-hour adapatation of The Wizard of Oz on Saturday, September 30. (more...)

Cold Specks 'Fool's Paradise' LP Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Out today via Arts & Crafts, Fool's Paradise is Ladan Hussein's most personal work yet, intimately exploring her identity as a Somali-Canadian woman. Known on stage as Cold Specks, the new album encapsulates the naturalness of existing during difficult times. (more...)

First Look at Don Rickles' Final Project - Original Series DINNER WITH DON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

AARP Studios, Winbrook Entertainment and Stamper Lumber Company announced today the launch of its original legacy series 'Dinner with Don,' starring the legendary Don Rickles and more than a dozen celebrity guests. The series is now live on AARP's digital platform dinnerwithdon.com. (more...)

Rick McKay Pens Open Letter to Marian Seldes Documentary Filmmaker
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

As BroadwayWorld reported on Friday, Tony-winner and premiere actress of the American stage Marian Seldes, passed away in 2014, but only now is a documentary short being released, which follows Seldes through her final chapters of life... and it's coming under fire. (more...)

BWW Interview: Marilyn D'Honau on Dancing in the Original WEST SIDE STORY
by Bob Rizzo - Sep 25, 2017

Marilyn D'Honau is not only the youngest surviving cast member of the original production of West Side Story, she was also the youngest when the show opened in 1957. D'Honau was a sixteen- year-old high school senior when she was cast as Clarice, one of the Jet girls. Though she'd been performing professionally since she was twelve, she credits having good ballet training for her successful audition. (more...)

Andrea Purcell's 'Over 35 and Pregnant' gets new marketing push
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

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comScore Announces Official Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of September 24, 2017
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Guilty Pleasures Cabaret to Sing and Dance in HALLOWEEN FREAK SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2017

THE DUPLEX, NYC's historic cabaret theater, presents Guilty Pleasures Cabaret in their 'Halloween Freak Show' on Friday, Saturday & Sunday October 27 - 29. This sexy song and dance variety show takes on a spooky circus-themed vibe for the Halloween season in NYC's West Village - the heart of the Halloween celebrations. The show features fishnet-clad dancers who contort, tap dance, and entertain alongside comedians, magicians, and singers for night of spectacle and variety. (more...)

BWW Review: ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE Shines at The Merry – Go – Round Playhouse
by Natasha Ashley - Sep 23, 2017

The Merry - Go - Round Playhouse in Auburn, New York ends their 2017 season with Always...Patsy Cline the musical based on a true story of the legendary Patsy Cline. The show shines light on the talented singer Patsy Cline and the memorable music she brought to the country music industry during her very short life. Director Douglas S. Hall brings the toe-tappin' and comedic musical to life with the two stellar female cast members (more...)

Reformed Whores Bring GRAND OLE CUNTRY to the Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

In this politically divided climate, Reformed Whores, the hilariously irreverent musical comedy duo, strive to put on a fun show that brings people - no matter what gender, race or political leaning- together with dick jokes! (more...)

Broadway's Chester Gregory Joins the Cast of Kansas City Repertory's FENCES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Fresh off an 8-month run starring as Berry Gordy in Motown: The Musical, Gary, Indiana native Chester Gregory has been added to the cast of the Kansas City Repertory production of August Wilson's FENCES. (more...)

Jane Birkin to Perform BIRKIN/GAINSBOURG: LE SYMPHONIQUE at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Actress, singer, songwriter and fashion icon Jane Birkin will perform Birkin/Gainsbourg: Le symphonique-her tribute to late husband Serge Gainsbourg-with a symphonic orchestra at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on February 1. (more...)

Photo Flash: Northlight Theatre presents THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

A down-on-his-luck Elvis impersonator has an overdrawn checking account and a Baby on the way. When a drag show takes over the entertainment at the Florida Panhandle bar where he performs, he'll also be out of a job unless he's willing to step into some high heels. This heartwarming, music-filled comedy celebrates the unexpected path to finding your true voice. (more...)

Linda Eder, Sleeping Beauty, Elvis Show and More Set for THE CENTER's 2017-18 Season in Coral Springs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

THE CENTER, formerly known as the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, is launching a music-packed 2017-18 season next month with an exciting, diverse, audience-wowing array of concerts, shows and events. (more...)

Screaming Females Release New Single 'Black Moon' + Nat'l Fall Tour Kicks Off Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Over six albums and more than a decade of touring, Screaming Females have remained deeply individual and steadfastly DIY. With every album the band's creativity, chops and perseverance is outdone only by their devoted fanbase. (more...)

Graceland to Host First-Ever Holiday Concert Weekend this December
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Elvis Presley's Graceland has announced the very first holiday concerts ever to take place on the Graceland campus, featuring Elvis live in concert and on the big screen, accompanied by a live orchestra, legendary gospel greats and an all-star rock 'n' roll band. (more...)

VIDEO: Netflix Celebrates 30th Anniversary of FULL HOUSE in New Featurette
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

From new additions to the family to regrettable hairstyles, a lot has changed in the last 30 years. To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of FULL HOUSE, Netflix presents a special thank you from the original cast of Full House in this all-new featurette! (more...)

BWW Review: FUNNY GIRL at Candlelight Music Theatre
by Greer Firestone - Sep 22, 2017

FUNNY GIRL established Barbra Streisand's career and People became her signature song. It is performed rarely so Candlelight's current production is an excellent chance to add to your musical theatre bucket list. (more...)

Final Performances Announced for Underbelly Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Underbelly Festival has been illuminating London's South Bank with its incredible programme of comedy, cabaret, circus, family shows, food and drink for five months but the time has nearly come to bid adieu for another year as the cavalcade prepares to disperse for winter. (more...)

Scoop: JANE THE VIRGIN - Season Premiere on THE CW - Friday, October 13, 2017
by - Sep 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on JANE THE VIRGIN - Season Premiere, airing on THE CW on Friday, October 13, 2017! (more...)

Theatre World Mourns The Passing Of Theatre Under The Stars And 5th Avenue Theatre Founder, Frank M. Young
by David Green - Sep 22, 2017

Frank M. Young, 77, the founder of Houston's Theatre Under The Stars, Seattle's 5th Avenue Musical Theatre Company, and the New York-based National Alliance for Musical Theatre, died Wednesday in Palm Springs, California. Young directed the activities of TUTS from its inception in 1968 until his retirement in 2006. For two years in a row he was named by the national Theatre Week magazine as one of the 100 most powerful people in American theatre. (more...)

Scoop: 9JKJL on CBS - Monday, October 2, 2017
by - Sep 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on 9JKJL, airing on CBS on Monday, October 2, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: THE BIG BANG THEORY on CBS - Monday, October 2, 2017
by - Sep 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE BIG BANG THEORY, airing on CBS on Monday, October 2, 2017! (more...)

Janelle Kroll Releases 'Blush' ft. Aalias | Track Advances Forthcoming EP 'Pretty Lie To Me'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

As she looks ahead to the release of her new EP, Pretty Lie To Me, this October, soulful indie pop singer/songwriter JANELLE KROLL is dropping a new single, 'Blush,' today, September 22 via NYC indie label Lokal Legend. (more...)

Tom Heyman 'Show Business, Baby' Out 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Bohemian Neglect Recording Works is very pleased to announce that Show Business, Baby, the new long player from Tom Heyman, will be released on October 20th. Cover Me has an exclusive premiere of Heyman's take on The Bobby Fuller Four classic Baby My Heart up now via: (more...)

Marian Seldes Documentary Comes Under Fire for 'Abuse' of the Late Actress
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Tony-winner and premiere actress of the American stage Marian Seldes, passed away in 2014, but only now is a documentary short being released, which follows Seldes through her final chapters of life... and it's coming under fire. (more...)

Patchogue Theatre & The Gateway present MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) and The Gateway will team up for a special presentation of GFour Productions' international hit show 'Menopause The Musical' on Sunday, Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., at Patchogue Theatre. 'Menopause The Musical' is a groundbreaking celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of, or have survived The Change. The full cast has been announced. (more...)

NPR Streams Jessica Lea Mayfield's New Album 'Sorry Is Gone'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Jessica Lea Mayfield's anticipated new album, Sorry Is Gone, is now streaming in full exclusively at NPR Music's First Listen series. (more...)

Jason Gotay to Play Title Role in ALADDIN AND HIS WINTER WISH at Laguna Playhouse; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham, Executive Director Ellen Richard and Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP) have announced that Kira Kosarin (three-time Kid's Choice Award-nominee of Nickelodeon's hit show 'The Thundermans'), Jason Gotay (World Premiere of Stephen Schwartz's The Prince Of Egypt, title role of Broadway's Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), Barry Pearl ('Grease') and Josh Adamson (Big Fish, Taboo) are set to star in Lythgoe Family Panto's ALADDIN AND HIS WINTER WISH. (more...)

Spinning Tree Theatre produces Kansas City Premiere of Harvey Fierstein's CASA VALENTINA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Spinning Tree Theatre proudly produces the Kansas City premiere of Harvey Fierstein's CASA VALENTINA October 27 November 12. Four-time Tony Award winner Fierstein (Kinky Boots, Newsies, La Cage aux Folles, Torch Song Trilogy) based his 2014 play on actual events. (more...)

THE FAB FOUR - THE ULTIMATE TRIBUTE Comes to Ridgefield This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Relive The Beatles at the height of their fame with The Fab Four The Ultimate Tribute at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, October 21 at 8pm. The Emmy Award winning band brings a night of note-for-note live renditions of Beatles' classics such as 'Can't Buy Me Love,' 'Yesterday,' 'A Day In The Life,' 'Twist And Shout,' 'Here Comes The Sun,' and 'Hey Jude. The Fab Four will make you think you're watching the real thing! In this Pepsi Rock Series powered by Xfinity performance, 'Ed Sullivan' takes the audience through a magical mystery tour of the Beatles' ever-changing career. Their incredible stage performances include three costume changes representing every era of the Beatles ever-changing career. This is arguably the best Beatles band in the world and has amazed audiences in Japan, Australia, Hong Kong, the UK, Germany, Mexico and Canada. The Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles tribute due to their precise attention to detail. With uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles' songs, The Fab Four will make you think you are watching the real thing! Make it a great night out with dinner and a show - visit 850 Degrees Wood Fired Restaurant (424 R. Main Street, Ridgefield) and enjoy a complimentary draft beer with purchase of an entree when you show your ticket! The Beatles are a featured artist of 95.9fm The Fox. (more...)

Marinas Menu: WILD PLANET Foods and their Mediterranean Tuna Casserole Recipe
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 21, 2017

Wild Planet Foods has been selling the finest quality, 100% sustainably caught seafood for all of their packaged products since 2004. And it's their quality that makes all the difference in taste and texture. We are sharing with our readers one of their recipes for a delicious Mediterranean Tuna Casserole. (more...)

Happy Birthday! Billy Porter Re-Releases First Album to Celebrate 20th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Today is Billy Porter's birthday and also the 20th Anniversary of his first album, BILLY PORTER: UNTITLED (on A&M Records). To celebrate both, he's re-releasing the album today, in a special 20th Anniversary Edition available for free on SoundCloud. (more...)

BANDSTAND's Laura Osnes to Return to Cafe Carlyle with 'COCKEYED OPTIMISTS' Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

A friendly reminder! Two-time Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes makes her return to Caf Carlyle with Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Ted Sperling and special guest, two-time Drama Desk nominee Ryan Silverman in Cockeyed Optimists: The World of Rodgers and Hammerstein, September 26-30. (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Fights Back Against Bill Cassidy, Lindsey Graham & Chris Christie
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

On last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, Jimmy Kimmel responded to Senator Bill Cassidy, Lindsey Graham, Chris Christie, and Brian Kilmeade after they reacted to his monologue about the Graham Cassidy health care bill. (more...)

Rachel Tucker, Brittain Ashford, WEST SIDE STORY 60th Anniversary Celebration and More Coming Up This Month at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

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, including Rachel Tucker, a West Side Story 60th Anniversary Celebration, Julia Mattison Is Ruby Manger, Gloria Reuben, Brittain Ashford and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Jo Lampert, Alex Esola, and More to Star in Reading Caridad Svich's FUEL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

NoPassport Theatre Alliance and Press presents reading of OBIE-winner Caridad Svich's new play FUEL starring Jo Lampert (JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE, the Public), Alex Esola (A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, Broadway), Luis Vega (TELL HECTOR I MISS HIM, Atlantic Theater Company), Sofia Jean Gomez (ANGELS IN AMERICA Parts 1 and 2, Signature Theatre Company), and Charlie Pollock (TV's THE GOOD WIFE) on October 4, 2017 at 7 p.m. at the Sheen Center Studio B under Erin Ortman's direction. (more...)

BWW Interview: Marilyn D'Honau on Dancing in the Original WEST SIDE STORY
by Bob Rizzo - Sep 21, 2017

Marilyn D'Honau is not only the youngest surviving cast member of the original production of West Side Story, she was also the youngest when the show opened in 1957. D'Honau was a sixteen- year-old high school senior when she was cast as Clarice, one of the Jet girls. Though she'd been performing professionally since she was twelve, she credits having good ballet training for her successful audition. (more...)

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