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Hudson Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
141 W. 44th St.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020
Reaching into its archival treasure trove of rarely seen recordings of past events, The American Dance Guild on October 12 will begin their virtual offering 10 Years Over 10 Weeks, a rich collection of video performances of honorees and guest artists over the last ten years of ADG Performance Festivals.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
Elizabeth is convinced her husband Robert is at death's door, and she's determined to get the whole brood together for a final family holiday, quickly, before his bird has flown. Of course, all three kids and their spouses have their own lives, agendas and emergencies, but a few obstacles won't stop Elizabeth. Some people will do anything to defend their nest in the world premiere of Last Swallows, a modern family dramatic comedy by Cailin Harrison. Kiff Scholl directs Pandelia's Canary Yellow Company's production, opening on September 21 with a run through October 20 at the The Other Space @The Actors Company in West Hollywood. One lower-priced preview takes place on September 20.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
Hackney Showroom today announce the full cast for the world première of for all the women who thought they were Mad by Zawe Ashton. Associate Director of Hackney Showroom's Jo McInnes directs Layo-Christina Akinlude (Angela), Mina Andala (Joy), Jennifer Dixon (Kim), Joy Elias-Rilwan (Margaret), Jumoké Fashola (Ruth), Michael Fitzgerald (Boss/Doctor), Janet Kumah (Rose), with Elena Coleman, Chiamara Nwosu and Rae Ann Quayle sharing the role of Nambi. The production opens at Stoke Newington Town Hall on 17 October, with previews from 14 October, and runs until 9 November a?" marking Hackney Showroom's a new partnership with the London Borough of Hackney to bring theatre to Stoke Newington Town Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019
Queen's Theatre Hornchurch has today announced its Spring 2020 season, which will include a revival of Shakespeare's bloodiest thriller, Macbeth.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) will present Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka KIDS on October 26 at 11am and 2pm, and October 27 at 2pm at The Colonial Theatre. This production is directed by Travis Daly, with music direction by Erin M. White and choreography by Kathy Jo Grover. This new annual fall KIDS production will be the first time BTG will feature exclusively 2nd through 7th grade students on the Colonial stage, in a production geared specifically for this age group. This new fall addition has allowed BTG to expand its wide-reaching and extensive year-round education program, BTG PLAYS!, which serves 13,000 school children in over 26 schools across 15 towns.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Dead Letter Perfect today announces the world première of Stray Dogs. Robin Herford directs Olivia Olsen (Anna Akhmatova), Ben Porter (Isaiah Berlin) and Ian Redford (Joseph Stalin). The production opens at Park Theatre on Friday 15 November, with previews from 13 November, and runs until 7 December.
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2020
Looking for something new to read while stuck inside, but still need your Broadway fix? We've rounded up 10 of our favorite theatrical biographies to fill the void!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2020
A chance meeting in an airport lounge leads to a Burmese odyssey and a search for a missing monk... and maybe love. John Lacey directs the 'virtual premiere' of Unemployed Elephants-A Love Story, a romantic comedy by Wendy Graf (No Word in Guyanese for Me, Exit Wounds).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2020
Ten Bay Area nonprofits have been awarded major grants to partner with world-class artists to create new works of dance and movement-based performance and premiere them in local communities, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation announced today.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
At auditions attended by more than 350 women held on May 17 and 20, Maria Ambrose, Lisa Borres and Jada Pearman were selected by Artistic Director Michael Novak to join the world-renowned Paul Taylor Dance Company. Jessica Ferretti was chosen to join the acclaimed Taylor 2.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019
The world-renowned Martha Graham Dance Company announces the second season of The EVE Project, a two-year initiative celebrating female empowerment and the upcoming 100th anniversary of women's right to vote. Commissioned works from some of today's top choreographers will be presented, and the classic repertory features Martha Graham's heroines and anti-heroines-all with an underlying statement about female power.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2020
Looking for something new to read while staying inside, but still need your Broadway fix? We've rounded up 10 of our favorite books on acting!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2019
Mark Morris Dance Group & Music Ensemble returns to Jacob's Pillow's Ted Shawn Theatre, July 17-21, restaging both new and beloved repertory. 'A tour de force of artistic storytelling' (The Los Angeles Times), this audience favorite is renowned for deeply witty and poetic dance and has amassed one of the most extensive Pillow performance records of any artist. Mark Morris Dance Group & Music Ensemble performs Prelude and Prelude-a work that has not been performed anywhere since 1992-the new work Sport, excerpts from Words, and the company classic Grand Duo.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
Colin Salmon, star of the James Bond film series, Netflix's Master of None and Syfy's Krypton, has been confirmed to join the cast of the Howard Zinn biopic, The Time Of Our Lies. Guest starring for one night on 2 August, Colin will play the lead role as the American historian, author and social activist, Howard Zinn. Daniel Benzali will star as Howard Zinn for the remainder of the run. With Trang Le and Jessye Romeo also joining the ensemble, The Time Of Our Lies is written by Bianca Bagatourian and directed by Che Walker, with movement by Maureen Fleming.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
Jacob's Pillow, home to the longest-running dance festival in the United States, launches a Virtual Festival with eight weeks of free programming, July 7-August 29.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019
Thornton Wilder's iconic Pulitzer Prize-winning drama makes a rare not-to-be-missed visit to Circle's stage. This moving story follows the small town of Grover's Corners through three acts: "Daily Life," "Love and Marriage," and "Death and Eternity." Wilder's classic play reminds us of the importance of love, loss, and living in the moment.
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
After celebrating its critically acclaimed 10 year anniversary in 2019, Gottwood returns to the beloved forest it calls home for another glorious party.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2019
It's the 1980s in Britain. Sarah, a college student, lives with her grandfather, John (Johnny) Harris, after the sudden death of her mother. John was a prisoner of war in a Japanese prison camp during World War II. Several decades later, he openly manifests classic symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, including flashbacks and petty to explosive outbursts directed at his granddaughter. This in turn, has a negative impact on Sarah's well-being.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019
It's the 1980s in Britain. Sarah, a college student, lives with her grandfather, John (Johnny) Harris, after the sudden death of her mother. John was a prisoner of war in a Japanese prison camp during World War II. Several decades later, he openly manifests classic symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, including flashbacks and petty to explosive outbursts directed at his granddaughter. This in turn, has a negative impact on Sarah's well-being.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC), in collaboration with the Boston Lawyers' Chapter of the Federalist Society, are pleased to present its 16th annual Shakespeare and the Law series, focusing this winter on the subject of "Belief and the Burden of Proof" through the lens of Shakespeare's plays, directed by CSC's Associate Artistic Director Adam Sanders and produced by McCarter & English partner Daniel J. Kelly. 
by Walter McBride - Jan 20, 2020
Take a look back into our archives with us as we bring you another photo flashback! This time, we've got a photo of Peter O'Toole on the set of My Favorite Year in 1981.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC), in collaboration with the Boston Lawyers' Chapter of the Federalist Society, are pleased to present its 16th annual Shakespeare and the Law series, focusing this winter on the subject of "Belief and the Burden of Proof" through the lens of Shakespeare's plays, directed by CSC's Associate Artistic Director Adam Sanders and produced by McCarter & English partner Daniel J. Kelly. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
New Yiddish Rep will present 'The Whore from Ohio' by Hanoch Levin, Israel's foremost playwright, at Theater for the New City February 19 to 23, performed in Yiddish with projected surtitles. This black comedy, which deals memorably with ultimate questions of fantasy, lust and mortality, is one Levin's most famous plays. It is translated into Yiddish from the original Hebrew by Eli Rosen. Gara Sandler directs.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019
Paul Taylor Dance Foundation (PTDF) announces the launch of "Paul Taylor: Celebrate the Dancemaker," a multi-year worldwide celebration of Paul Taylor's astonishing legacy as well as his vision of a future for modern dance. Led by Mr. Taylor's chosen successor, Artistic Director Michael Novak, this celebration will focus on three components - domestic and international touring of the Paul Taylor Dance Company (PTDC) and Taylor 2 entitled "The Celebration Tour"; worldwide licensing of Mr. Taylor's dances; and the Paul Taylor American Modern Dance (PTAMD) 2019 New York Season at Lincoln Center.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
Lights. Camera. Cure. - a special theatrical event held on Wednesday, February 6, that featured classic film hits as sung by local performers at The Village Theater at Cherry Hill - was a sell-out success with a capacity crowd of 400 patrons. The show raised over $20,000 for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life Canton-Plymouth.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019
"Lights. Camera. Cure." is a special theatrical event to be held Today, February 6, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6 pm) - a musical fundraiser featuring classic film hits as sung by local performers at The Village Theater at Cherry Hill.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Northern Kentucky University's School of the Arts kicks off 2020 with Gilbert and Sullivan's comic operetta of HMS PINAFORE. This is a first-time mainstage collaboration between the Theatre + Dance and Music Programs since SOTA's inception. The production runs Feb. 21-March 1 at NKU's Corbett Theatre. For more information and tickets, visit nku.edu/pinafore.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019
Following two critically acclaimed seasons of Shakespeare, the award-winning Daniel Taylor Productions return to The Epstein Theatre next week with the Bard's most brilliant and bloody tale, Macbeth, from Thu 7 Sat 16 March.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2019
It's the 1980s in Britain. Sarah, a college student, lives with her grandfather, John (Johnny) Harris, after the sudden death of her mother. John was a prisoner of war in a Japanese prison camp during World War II. Several decades later, he openly manifests classic symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, including flashbacks and petty to explosive outbursts directed at his granddaughter. This in turn, has a negative impact on Sarah's well-being.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Shakespeare & Company is excited to announce its 2020 summer season, May 21 - October 18, 2020. Under the theme 'The Labyrinth of Love' the season includes Shakespeare titles: King Lear, Much Ado About Nothing, The Comedy of Errors, and, in a special workshop production, Measure for Measure. The contemporary plays this season are The Lifespan of a Fact by Jeremy Kareken, David Murrell, and Gordon Farrell; What Rhymes With America, by the Obie Award-winning playwright Melissa James Gibson; Row After Row by Jessica Dickey; Susan Smith Blackburn Award and Obie Award winner My Left Breast by Susan Miller; and Laurence Olivier Award winner Betrayal by Harold Pinter.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2019
First Coast Opera sets sail aboard the H. M. S. Pinaforeera at Flagler College's Lewis Auditorium on January 4 and 5, 2020. This nautical satire filled with infectious tunes and clever wit is one of Gilbert and Sullivan's best-loved comic operettas. Captain Corcoran's daughter Josephine has captured the attentions of two men: the lowly sailor Ralph Rackstraw and the pompous Sir Joseph Porter. Only the mysterious Little Buttercup can unravel the ensuing mess of class rivalries and mistaken identities.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2019
A year-long programme of events marking the 850th anniversary of one of the most shocking crimes in European history, the murder of Thomas Becket, are unveiled today. 'Becket2020' will see venues in London, Canterbury and beyond host a range of events across the year to commemorate his murder - a moment which changed the course of history. The programme includes performances, pageants, talks, film screenings and religious services, and culminates in the first ever major UK exhibition to explore Becket's life, death and legacy which will open at the British Museum in October.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019
Do you love Ella Fitzgerald, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr, Doris Day, Tony Bennett, Lena Horne, Bobby Darin, Nat King Cole? Journey into a night club where every musical era is represented - swing, jazz, big band, lounge, Rat Pack, pop a?? and maybe even a few present day surprises.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019
Henry Lombino will present a new oratorio: Above the Noise by Daphne Gampel premiering at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street) for one performance on December 21 at 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019
From January 17 to 26, 2020, New Yiddish Rep will present a Yiddish language version of 'The Labor of Life' by Israeli playwright Hanoch Levin, translated by Eli Rosen, directed by Gera Sandler, at New Yiddish Rep's Cyrus and Rose Feldman Studio Theater, 315 W. 39 Street, 9th floor. This comedy, originally written in Hebrew, will be performed in Yiddish with projected English surtitles. It is a funny and very sad play of the missed opportunities, compromises and disillusionments demanded by the 'labor of life.' Originally presented at Israel's HaBima in June, 1989, it stands out among contemporary writings for its sardonic resonance to Israelis and Jews worldwide.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019
Jacob's Pillow announces public events held January through May in its Winter/Spring season, featuring co-presentations with local cultural partners; Pillow Parties; workshops and classes; Pillow Pop-Ups; and more. Events take place January through May on the Pillow's 220-acre campus in Becket, MA and across Berkshire County. As the Pillow continues to advance its five year strategic plan, Vision '22, the organization increasingly activates its local and national presence by expanding programming and extending resources beyond its acclaimed summer dance festival.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
If you think Britain is Barmy now, wait till 2020! So with Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain a?" Part Four! currently running at the Apollo Theatre, Birmingham Stage Company is getting ahead of events and today announces the world première of Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain a?" Part Five! in Summer 2020, marking Horrible Histories' ninth year in the West End. It opens at Apollo Theatre on 3 August, with previews from 30 July and runs until 29 August 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2020
The Newton Nomadic Theater will be presenting four performances of Samuel Becket's Waiting for Godot - Covid 19 Edition featuring Noni Lewis and Linda Goetz, as well as a Newton Nomadic newcomer, Tomi North.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2020
National YoungArts Foundation today announced a network of strategic partnerships with discipline specific and regionally significant organizations across the country. In response to the ongoing uncertainty of the pandemic, YoungArts is activating and expanding its national network of partners to better serve award winners where they live.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
The greatly anticipated World Premiere of the Gare St Lazare production of How It Is (Part 2) by Samuel Beckett, a co-production with The Coronet Theatre in London, in association with The Everyman will open at The Everyman in Cork on Thursday next, September, 5th. The production of How It Is (Part 1) was acknowledged as a highlight of the year by many last year and How It Is (Part 2) promises to deliver on all fronts.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
The Marblehead School of Ballet is celebrating its 49th anniversary and will open the new season on Monday, August 24.  A range of classes, workshops, and events from Ballet to Balinese are lined up for the 2020-2021 year. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
Elizabeth is convinced her husband Robert is at death's door, and she's determined to get the whole brood together for a final family holiday, quickly, before his bird has flown. Of course, all three kids and their spouses have their own lives, agendas and emergencies, but a few obstacles won't stop Elizabeth. Some people will do anything to defend their nest in the world premiere of Last Swallows, a modern family dramatic comedy by Cailin Harrison. Kiff Scholl directs Pandelia's Canary Yellow Company's production, opening on September 21 with a run through October 20 at the The Other Space @The Actors Company in West Hollywood. One lower-priced preview takes place on September 20.
by Peter Nason - Apr 7, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest theatrical works (non-musical) from 1920-2020; see if your favorites made the list!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC), in collaboration with the Boston Lawyers' Chapter of the Federalist Society, are pleased to present its 16th annual Shakespeare and the Law series, focusing this winter on the subject of "Belief and the Burden of Proof" through the lens of Shakespeare's plays, directed by CSC's Associate Artistic Director Adam Sanders and produced by McCarter & English partner Daniel J. Kelly.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019
Playwright Wendy Graf has been named the inaugural Gold Medallion winner by theMoss Hart & Kitty Carlisle Hart New Play Initiative for her play Exit Wounds.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019
Jacob's Pillow announces the complete schedule of Festival 2019. Featuring more than ten weeks with of over 350 ticketed and free performances, off-site pop-up performances, exhibits, talks, classes, films, and dance parties, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2019 runs from June 19-August 25. Celebrating its 87th season, Jacob's Pillow is the longest-running dance festival in the United States, a National Historic Landmark, and a National Medal of the Arts recipient. Tickets to all performances are on sale now at jacobspillow.org or through the Box Office at 413.243.0745.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019
Ophelia's Jump Productions (OJP) continues its successful 7th season with Samuel Beckett's masterpiece, Waiting for Godot, performed at the OJP Studio Theater, located at 2009 Porterfield Way, Suite H, in Upland, from April 24 through May 11, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019
Home Body will release their new album Spiritus on April 26 via via Feeding Tube Records and Peace & Rhythm (pre-order). Today the band shared the latest single, 'Comet,' from the upcoming release. The track premiered at Earmilk and can also be shared on Soundcloud. About the track Earmilk says, 'Comprised of synthesist Eric Hnatow and vocalist Haley Morgan, 'Comet' is an immediate atmospheric playing field for the unknown. There's an obvious chemical reaction from the two on the track – which comes as no surprise considering the duo have been a couple for over thirteen years – that transmits the essential philosophy that we are more connected than we may realize.'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019
Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) will present Disney's Aladdin JR., April 26-28 at The Colonial Theatre, featuring Berkshire elementary and middle school students. This production is directed by Travis Daly, with music direction by Erin M. White and choreography by Kathy Jo Grover.