Bright Lights, Big City

Based on the novel by Jay McInerney

A week in the life of Jamie, a twenty-four year old who came to New York City to fulfill his dream of being a writer and who now finds himself in a frightfully boring job in the "factual verification department" of Gotham Magazine.

Schedule

Peter Lewis Auditorium

(New York, NY)
107 Fifth Avenue
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018
The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, presents the Off-Broadway premiere of the acclaimed new musical Midnight at The Never Get, with book, music, and lyrics by Mark Sonnenblick, co-conceived by Sam Bolen, by arrangement with Visceral Entertainment and Mark Cortale Productions.  Directed by Max Friedman, with choreography by Andrew Palermo, and music direction/arrangements by Adam Podd, the cast will feature Sam Bolen, Jeremy Cohen, and Jon J. Peterson.  Performances begin Tuesday, October 2, 2018 for a limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, November 4, 2018 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening Night is Thursday evening, October 11, 2018 at 6:45 p.m. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017
Like a comet that burns far too brightly to last, Janis Joplin exploded onto the music scene in 1967 and, almost overnight, became the queen of rock 'n' roll. The unmistakable voice, filled with raw emotion and tinged with Southern Comfort, made her a must-see headliner from Monterey to Woodstock. 50 years after the Summer of Love, McCarter audiences will rediscover the sights, sounds, and soul of an unforgettable era with A Night with Janis Joplin, October 10 29 in McCarter's Matthews Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017
Theatre Verite Collective announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of one of the most controversial plays in recent years, the World Premiere of Phelim McAleer's FERGUSON, directed by Jerry Dixon at the 30th Street Theatre (259 W 30 Street).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017
Theatre Verite Collective will present the world premiere of one of the most controversial plays in recent years, the World Premiere of Phelim McAleer's FERGUSON, directed by Jerry Dixon at the 30th Street Theatre (259 W 30 Street).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017
The Houston Symphony presents Symphonic Spooktacular, an evening of spooky classics of the orchestral repertoire to celebrate the arrival of Halloween season. The program will take place at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 15, at Miller Outdoor Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017
Jack Maple Productions will stage the first London revival in 20 years of THE RINK by the Tony and Olivier Award-winning John Kander (music) and Fred Ebb (lyrics), the creators of musicals such as Chicago, Cabaret, Kiss of the Spider Woman, and The Scottsboro Boys, and a book by Tony Award-winning Terence McNally (Ragtime, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Master Class).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017
Theatre Verite Collective presents the world premiere of one of the most controversial plays in recent years, the World Premiere of Phelim McAleer's FERGUSON, directed by Jerry Dixon at the 30th Street Theatre (259 W 30 Street).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017
Like a comet that burns far too brightly to last, Janis Joplin exploded onto the music scene in 1967 and, almost overnight, became the queen of rock 'n' roll. The unmistakable voice, filled with raw emotion and tinged with Southern Comfort, made her a must-see headliner from Monterey to Woodstock.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017
Theatre Verite Collective presents the world premiere of one of the most controversial plays in recent years, the World Premiere of Phelim McAleer's FERGUSON, directed by Jerry Dixon at the 30th Street Theatre (259 W 30 Street). A friendly reminder that the strictly limited run will begin October 19 and run through November 5, 2017, celebrating its opening night on Monday, October 23 at 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017
Like a comet that burns far too brightly to last, Janis Joplin exploded onto the music scene in 1967 and, almost overnight, became the queen of rock 'n' roll. The unmistakable voice, filled with raw emotion and tinged with Southern Comfort, made her a must-see headliner from Monterey to Woodstock. 50 years after the Summer of Love, McCarter audiences will rediscover the sights, sounds, and soul of an unforgettable era with A Night with Janis Joplin, October 10 29 in McCarter's Matthews Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present a one-night only 20th anniversary concert production of Paul Scott Goodman's influential 1999 rock musical  Bright Lights, Big City on February 4th, 2019, at 7:00 and 9:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018
New York Theatre Workshop's 2019 Gala will celebrate 40 Years of New York Theatre Workshop and honor Founding Trustee Stephen Graham. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018
Off her shift in Waitress on Broadway, and critically acclaimed for her performances in The Last Five Years and Falsettos, Betsy Wolfe has established herself as one of musical theatre's most keenly intelligent performers. Beyond Broadway, she has performed in sold-out concerts at Carnegie Hall and in two operas at The Met.
by TV News Desk - Nov 15, 2018
December brings four Prime Original series and one Prime Original movie exclusively available for Prime members to stream or download at no additional cost to their membership.
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017
Michael Greif has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for DEAR EVAN HANSEN.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018
Rehearsals are in full swing for the world-premiere musical A Walk on the Moon-based on the Miramax and Village Roadshow Pictures film of the same name-performing at San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater June 9-July 1, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018
One of the most exciting voices of her generation, Eden Espinosa has wowed audiences in Broadway's Wicked, Rent, and Brooklyn.Now, the Anaheim-native returns home to perform an intimate evening of Broadway and contemporary favorites as part of Musical Theatre West's Broadway in Concert series on Saturday, March 31, 7pm at the Beverly O'Neill Theatre in Long Beach. Tickets are now on sale at www.musical.org, by calling (562) 856-1999 ext. 4 or at the Musical Theatre West Ticket Office. Tickets range from $45-$120.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018
The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison & Lisa Rothe, Co-Presidents) will present the 2018 Theatre Women Awards at The TimesCenter (242 West 41st Streetbetween 7th and 8th Avenues) on Friday, March 16 beginning at 6:30pm. Tickets ($85-$250) are available for advance purchase at www.theatrewomen.org.
by Walter McBride - Mar 6, 2019
Off her shift in Waitress on Broadway, and critically acclaimed for her performances in The Last Five Years and Falsettos, Betsy Wolfe has established herself as one of musical theatre's most keenly intelligent performers. Beyond Broadway, she has performed in sold-out concerts at Carnegie Hall and in two operas at The Met.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2019
What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. After Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Highlights this week include Betsy Wolfe, Katrina Lenk, Broadway Sings Adele and more.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018
One of the most exciting voices of her generation, Eden Espinosa has wowed audiences in Broadway's Wicked, Rent, and Brooklyn.  Now, the Anaheim-native returns home to perform an intimate evening of Broadway and contemporary favorites as part of Musical Theatre West's Broadway in Concert series on Saturday, March 31, 7pm at the Beverly O'Neill Theatre in Long Beach.  
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017
New York City Center announced today that Patrick Wilson will join the cast of Brigadoon this fall. The concert production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick's Loewe's classic musical, directed by Christopher Wheeldon with music direction by Rob Berman, begins on November 15 with a gala performance honoring Tony Award-winning producer and City Center Board co-chairman Stacey Mindich. An additional six performances will be heldNovember 16 through 19. Funds raised by all performances will allow City Center to make the best in the performing arts accessible to the widest possible audience by subsidizing affordable tickets throughout the year to programs such as Fall for Dance and Encores! Off-Center.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018
A WALK ON THE MOON-based on the Miramax and Village Roadshow Pictures film of the same name-is currently making its world premiere at American Conservatory Theater's Geary Theater now through July 1, 2018. Get a first look at the production below!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018
Fresh off of her shift in Waitress on Broadway,Betsy Wolfe will bring her first cabaret show, All Bets Are Off, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only-Friday, September 14 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, September 15 (8 p.m.). Critically acclaimed for her performances in The Last Five Years and Falsettos, Betsy Wolfe has established herself as one of musical theatre's most keenly intelligent performers. Beyond Broadway, she has performed in sold-out concerts at Carnegie Hall and in two operas at The Met. And now, Betsy is doing a cabaret about the magical, mystical miracle and existential anxiety of show business-but funny!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has announced the line-up for performers and post-show facilitators for NEW SONGS NOW, an unplugged concert series taking place July 22 through July 26 at 7:00pm at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2017
What happens when six office workers break free from their offices and let their imaginations run wild? You get an adrenaline-fuelled improvised comedy show like no other, where the performers conjure up characters, wise-up on wordplay and act in a way that would get them removed from the boardroom!
by Peter Nason - Jul 28, 2017
I've never had so much fun on the road to a beheading. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017
Laguna Playhouse is thrilled to announce the second show in the Laguna Playhouse 2017-2018 and 97th season with the Tony nominated rock and roll musical, A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, in Association with the Estate of Janis Joplin and Jeffrey Jampol of JAM, Inc., with musical direction by Todd Olson and written and directed by Randy Johnson.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017
Dimitri Joseph Moise is a New York based actor, singer, and writer. Broadway: The Book of Mormon. Off-Broadway: Joan of Arc: Into the Fire at the Public Theater. National Tour: The Book of Mormon (1st & 2nd National). TV/Film: Honest Trailers' 'The Lion King' as the male solo/voice of Scar; The Last O.G. on TBS (upcoming). 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018
RATTLESTICK PLAYWRIGHTS THEATER in partnership with CHANT BANK and ST. JOHN'S IN THE VILLAGE is pleased to announce RESISTANCE JAMBOREE taking place on July 22, 2018 from 1:00pm-3:00pm at St. John's in the Village (218 West 11th St).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017
What happens when six office workers break free from their offices and let their imaginations run wild? You get an adrenaline-fuelled improvised comedy show like no other, where the performers conjure up characters, wise-up on wordplay and act in a way that would get them removed from the boardroom!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2019
The magic is real at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway! Prepare to be on the edge of your seat as Harry, Ron and Hermione launch into a thrilling new adventure that begins 19 years later. The entire theatre has been transfigured to immerse you in this spectacular world where epic duels, extraordinary spells and beloved characters come to life. Filled with unprecedented stagecraft and thrilling storytelling, this Tony Award-winning show is a singular, unforgettable experience. Get to know the current cast of the Broadway production!
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 10, 2017
BWW speaks to Bright Lights, Big City Impro ahead of their run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present a one-night only 20th anniversary concert production of Paul Scott Goodman's influential 1999 rock musical  Bright Lights, Big City on February 4th, 2019, at 7:00 and 9:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019
Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces the full casts for the debbie tucker green's hang; and the world premiere of his production of the new musical Standing at the Sky's Edge with music and lyrics by Richard Hawley and book by Chris Bush.
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2018
Esteemed actor and activist Michael J. Fox is joining The Mark Gordon Company and ABC Studio's DESIGNATED SURVIVOR on ABC for a five-episode arc in which Fox will guest star as Ethan West, a high-flying and connected Washington attorney who is hired by the President's Cabinet and ultimately appointed as special prosecutor to investigate former President Cornelius Moss's alleged leak of classified information.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019
On February 11, New York Theatre Workshop is celebrating 40 years of bringing the work of visionary artists to adventurous audiences. Each season, from its home in New York's East Village, NYTW presents four new productions, over 80 readings and numerous workshop productions for over 45,000 audience members. NYTW supports artists in all stages of their careers by maintaining a series of workshop programs, including work-in-progress readings, summer residencies and artist fellowships.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019
On Monday, February 5th, Feinstein's/54 Below presented a one-night only, sold out concert production of Paul Scott Goodman's Bright Lights, Big City.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019
New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) announced today that Jeremy O. Harris (Slave Play, "Daddy") and Heidi Schreck (the Broadway-bound What the Constitution Means to Me), the playwrights behind NYTW's two sold-out fall productions, will co-host the NYTW 2019 Gala celebrating 40 Years of New York Theatre Workshop and honoring Founding Trustee Stephen Graham.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present a one-night only 20th anniversary concert production of Paul Scott Goodman's influential 1999 rock musical  Bright Lights, Big City on February 4th, 2019, at 7:00 and 9:30pm.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld, and Happy Monday! Begin your week the only way Broadway fans know how - by catching up on the latest news!
by Marika O'Hara - Feb 3, 2019
What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include: Bright Lights, Big City 20th Anniversary Concert featuring Christy Altomare and Matt Doyle, A Star is Born: The Concert, Charles Busch and more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019
This week, New York Theatre Workshop hosted its NYTW 2019 Gala celebrating 40 Years!  The evening featured performances from Alice Ripley (Next to Normal); Anthony Rapp (RENT), Daphne Rubin-Vega (RENT), Amber Gray (Hadestown); Nathaly Lopez (What's It All About); Cristina Monet ("Disco Clone") plus members of the original casts of RENT; Bright Lights, Big City; What's It All About; Hadestown and more.  See photos from the evening below!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017
Producer/director Victor Wisehart has announced that two-time Helen Hayes Award-winner and star of Every Little Step Natascia Diaz along with stars of Arena Stage's The Pajama Game Britney Coleman (Babe) and Tim Rogan (Sid) will headline 'Holidays, Hearts, And Home,' a one-night-only benefit concert to raise money to provide relief efforts to Puerto Rico.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2017
Laguna Playhouse is thrilled to announce the second show in the Laguna Playhouse 2017-2018 and 97th season with the Tony nominated rock and roll musical, A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, in Association with the Estate of Janis Joplin and Jeffrey Jampol of JAM, Inc., with musical direction by Todd Olson and written and directed by Randy Johnson.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019
Off her shift in Waitress on Broadway, and critically acclaimed for her performances in The Last Five Years and Falsettos, Betsy Wolfe has established herself as one of musical theatre's most keenly intelligent performers. Beyond Broadway, she has performed in sold-out concerts at Carnegie Hall and in two operas at The Met.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present The Music of Ben Caplan: I Don't Want to Talk About It on May 17th, 2019, at 9:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2018
On May 14th at the National Arts Club (8p-10p), members and guests will 'get into something red' when the new, original musical - 'THE GIRL IN THE RED DRESS' - has its next reading.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018
The 29th Street Playwrights Collective NEW WORKS SERIES 2018 presents a staged reading of THE DIAMOND EATER, by award-winning designer/playwright Carrie Robbins, for one night only on Monday, May 14, at 7:30pm at the Bernie Wohl Center.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018
Closing out the 2017-18 season, A.C.T. will present the world-premiere musical, A Walk on the Moon (June 6-July 1, 2018),based on the Miramax and Village Roadshow Pictures motion picture of the same name. In the summer of '69, America is on the brink of change. In the cities, crowds are protesting the Vietnam War. In the skies, Apollo 11 is speeding towards the first moon landing.