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Ambassador Theatre (New York, NY)
219 W. 49th St.

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Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt bring the bold, adventurous theatrical techniques they pioneered in THE FANTASTICKS a step further with CELEBRATION, an allegorical winter's tale.

On a magical New Year's Eve, a young Orphan stumbles into the home of the richest man in the world, whose bizarre entourage includes a beautiful fallen Angel. With the Orphan's help, the jaded Mr. Rich regains his humanity, only to find himself locked in ritualistic battle with the youth for the Angel's love.

The show's small cast is perfect for an intimate community theatre space. Audiences are encouraged to participate in this very original piece of theatre. 


BWW's On This Day - August 19, 2017
by - Aug 19, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Ballet Hispanico Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month With Dance
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

Ballet Hispanico will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, 2017 with free events, performances, exhibitions and dance lessons for children and adults. Events include a Salsa Extravaganza, an 'A la Calle' Block Party, an Instituto Coreografico dance showing and discussion, an intimate Tablao flamenco performance, and an exhibition of visual artwork at the Ballet Hispanico's headquarters, The Arnhold Center, at 167 W. 89th Street. (more...)

Shnit Short Films to Celebrate Women Directors in A TASTE OF SHNIT at the Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

Ahead of the main shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival in October,  shnit Cape Town has teamed up with The Alexander Bar once again to bring A TASTE OF SHNIT to the Mother City, screening the best short films that shnit has to offer, with a selection of thought-provoking and exciting films made by female directors from all around the world in Celebration of  Women's Month. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Presents The Tierney Sutton Band: The Sting Variations
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College opens its 2017-18 Season at the Kumble Theater at LIU Brooklyn on October 21, 2017 at 8pm with The Tierney Sutton Band, presenting their 2017 GRAMMY Award-nominated project The Sting Variations. (more...)

Review: In SO LONG BOULDER CITY, Jimmy Fowlie Hysterically Presents the Background Story of LA LA LAND'S Mia Dolan
by Shari Barrett - Aug 19, 2017

From the award-winning Celebration Theatre, producers Nathan Frizzell and Tom DeTrinis, whose hilariously twisted minds brought you Go-Goy Boy Interrupted, comes the hilarious solo show SO LONG BOULDER CITY, a satire of the almost-Best Picture winner LA LA LAND. Its genesis began when co-writer/star Jimmie Fowlie and co-writer/director Jordan Black watched the movie and couldn't help but ask themselves what exactly about Mia's poorly-produced, designed and attended one-woman show in the movie was supposed to have launched her highly successful career? And since there was no definite answer to be found, the two created their own hysterical spin on the glorious mystery. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/19/2017
by - Aug 19, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 8/19/2017. (more...)

Broadway Jukebox: Sing Along to the Shows of Hal Prince!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

In anticipation of the big night, we're bringing you a Princely playlist that covers all of his greatest hits (and even some flops)! Tune in below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Liz Neumark of GREAT PERFORMANCES, KATCHKIE FARM and THE SYLVIA CENTER
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 18, 2017

Since launching Great Performances (GP) in 1980 as a staffing agency offering part-time employment for women in the arts, Liz Neumark has orchestrated its transformation into one of the country's foremost catering and food service companies, lauded for its commitment to seasonal ingredients, innovative culinary presentations and exceptional service. (more...)

Emerging Pop Artist Luke Underhill Releases Debut Major Studio Project 'The Left Side'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Emerging Pop singer/songwriter and Chicago native Luke Underhill is celebrating the release of his debut major studio project, The Left Side. The 7-track project, with hit producer Mikal Blue (Colbie Caillat, Jason Mraz, One Republic) at the helm, was recorded at Revolver Recordings in Los Angeles, CA earlier this year. (more...)

Anderson East Debuts New Single 'All On My Mind'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Anderson East returns with his new single, “All On My Mind,” out today on Low Country Sound/Elektra Records (more...)

Film, Music & Testimony Come Together in ONE VOICE ORLANDO: A YEAR IN REFLECTION Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Orlando will never be the same. The events that took place in the early morning hours of June 12, 2016 caused the citizens of Central Florida, and perhaps the entire nation, to search for answers to questions we had hoped we would never have to ask. (more...)

BWW Review: Tom Lenk IS Tilda Swinton in Byron Lane's Hysterical TILDA SWINTON ANSWERS AN AD ON CRAIGSLIST
by Gil Kaan - Aug 18, 2017

Byron Lane has written a brilliant tour de force for Tom Lenk as Oscar-winner Tilda Swinton. As cleverly written by Lane, sharply directed by Tom DeTrinis, and played to perfection by Lenk; the heightened reality of Tilda Swinton graces the Celebration Theatre (landing from her home Jupiter) to research for her upcoming role that's sure to win Tilda her next Oscar. (more...)

BWW Review: BOURGEOIS & MAURICE: STYLE OVER SUBSTANCE, Soho Theatre
by Alistair Wilkinson - Aug 18, 2017

As one of the leading acts in the queer performance circuit Bourgeois and Maurice have been entertaining audiences for a decade. Since the opening of their first full-length show Social Work back in 2009 they have enjoyed success across the entire country. The duo celebrates 10 years of "dicking around" in their new show Style Over Substance - A 10 Year Retro-Speculative, a 75-minute Celebration consisting of lots of glitter and clever musical numbers. (more...)

GAME OF THRONES' Charles Dance to Join CSO on European Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Charles Dance, OBE, will join Louis Langree and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra on their 2017 European tour. The 'Game of Thrones' actor will lend his talents to narrating Copland's extraordinary orchestral work 'Lincoln Portrait'. (more...)

Female Empowerment is Front and Center at Big Dreams & Silver Screens' 5th Anniversary Celebration of the Rahway International Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The Rahway International Film Festival is now celebrating its Fifth Anniversary as well as its first year under the newly minted non-profit organization, Big Dreams & Silver Screens.  (more...)

Lecrae to Lead Winter Jam West at Boise's Taco Bell Arena
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

GRAMMY, Dove, Billboard Music Award and BET Award-winning hip-hop trailblazer Lecrae is set to lead the lineup of top Christian artists for this year's Winter Jam West, it was announced tonight. (more...)

THE MINDY PROJECT Costume Exhibit Coming to the Paley Center
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

In Celebration of the upcoming sixth and final season of The Mindy Project, The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills will showcase the bold color palette and trendsetting style of the critically acclaimed Hulu original comedy series, in an immersive and first-of-its-kind exhibit curated by the series' Emmy-nominated Costume Designer and President of the Costume Designers Guild, Salvador Perez, that will run exclusively at the Paley Center beginning August 26, 2017. (more...)

Opera San Jose to Present Mozart's Dazzling COSI FAN TUTTE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Thinking himself worldly and experienced, Don Alfonso decides to relieve his young friends, Ferrando and Gugliemo, of their faith in sexual fidelity. He challenges them to a bet, promising that within 24 hours their fiancees will prove unfaithful. Outraged, they accept, but find the challenge too painfully revealing and too difficult to withstand. Dressed in clown's clothes, these young men break their own hearts and the hearts of their fiancees. A comedy that is a tragedy underneath is the perfect stuff for the uncanny genius of Mozart, so clearly revealed in this dazzling score. (more...)

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Sets 2017-18 Centennial Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) has announced the details of its 2017-18 centennial season. (more...)

Rachel Platten Crashes The Ceiling With Brand New Single and Video 'Broken Glass'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Multi-platinum, award-winning pop star Rachel Platten returns with her powerful new single “Broken Glass,” the first taste of music from her forthcoming album, set to be released this fall via Columbia Records. (more...)

Raue Center to Host Fourth Annual Rauetoberfest
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Hold onto your lederhosen! Raue Center For The Arts is excited to announce the fourth annual Rauetoberfest! The traditional Oktoberfest Celebration will be held from 2-10 p.m. on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Beyond Stable Farms 11129 Illinois Rt. 176 in Woodstock, IL.  (more...)

Charlie Parker Birthday Celebration and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for August 28-September 3, including a Charlie Parker Birthday Celebration, Veronica Swift, Adam Larson Quartet, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

WCPE FM Honors Women's Equality Day
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

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Award-Winning Chart Topper Travis Greene Hosts Special Album Release Celebration Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Travis Greene Is Set to Host a Special Album Release Celebration from August 18-20. For the Highly-Anticipated New Album 'Crossover: Live From Music City.' (more...)

BROADWAY IN WILMINGTON Single Tickets Go On Sale This Tuesday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Single tickets for the 2017-2018 Broadway in Wilmington series at The Playhouse on Rodney Square will go on sale August 22 at 10:00 a.m. The Broadway series, the third season under the management of The Grand Opera House, includes four week-long productions, THE WIZARD OF OZ, CABARET, DIRTY DANCING: THE CLASSIC STORY LIVE ON STAGE, and MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. In addition, the schedule includes three limited-engagements, RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL, THE ILLUSIONISTS: LIVE FROM BROADWAY and DANCE TO THE MOVIES. (more...)

Reviewing THE VALIANT by Lesley Livingston, now in development for a series on THE CW!
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Aug 18, 2017

Yesterday, it was announced that The CW is developing Lesley Livingston's 2017 YA release THE VALIANT for TV........To whet your appetite, here's my review of THE VALIANT. (more...)

Marc Martel to Bring THE ULTIMATE QUEEN EXTRAVAGANZA to NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Marc Martel. Get ready to rock with the greatest Freddie Mercury voice on the planet when The Ultimate Queen Celebration comes NJPAC with a concert that incorporates nearly two dozen of that classic rock band's greatest hits: 'Fat Bottomed Girls,' 'Somebody to Love,' 'Bohemian Rhapsody,' and many more. (more...)

Ballet Hispanico to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Free Events and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Ballet Hispánico will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, 2017 with free events, performances, exhibitions and dance lessons for children and adults. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Marissa Jaret Winokur, Ryan O'Connor and More for A LITTLE NEW MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

On Monday, August 21 at 8:30pm, A Little New Music will present its 15th concert collaboration with an eclectic array of artists performing original musical theatre songs at the historic Catalina Jazz Club. Those who attend A Little New Music will be some of the first to discover new pieces of musical theatre that could potentially become Broadway hits. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

CORNucopia Returns to Philipsburg Manor this Labor Day Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

A sweet way to send off summer, CORNucopia returns to Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow this Labor Day weekend. Families looking for the perfect way to wrap a summer of fun can check out the crafts, live music, and tasty treats at this Celebration of all things corny. The event takes place Saturday through Monday, Sept. 2-4, from 10am-5pm each day. (more...)

Stephen Stills & Judy Collins, Air Supply, Under The Streetlamp and Buddy Guy at Luther Burbank Center On Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Today, Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (The Center) announced the addition of Stephen Stills and Judy Collins (November 5), Air Supply (November 11), Under the Streetlamp: Hip to the Holidays (December 14) and Buddy Guy (March 18) to its 2017-2018 lineup. Tickets for these shows are on sale now and available online at lutherburbankcenter.org, by calling 707-546-3600 or at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts ticket office (50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa). (more...)

First Look - Season Four of Comedy Central's NATHAN FOR YOU Premieres 9/28
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The creative genius behind 'Summit Ice Apparel' and 'Dumb Starbucks' returns for his most ambitious season yet. Nathan Fielder takes viewers on an unprecedented journey in the fourth season of Comedy Central's NATHAN FOR YOU, concluding in an epic two hour finale unlike anything that has been broadcast on television before. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Presents WHAT THE BUTLER SAW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

First performed in 1969, this uproarious farce shocked audiences when it was first produced. (more...)

Michelle Williams, Ariana DeBose, and More Join American Pops for RESPECT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will honor the 75th birthday of one of the country's most treasured legends with Respect: The Music of Aretha Franklin to begin their star-studded third season. (more...)

New Art Book COLA 20 Celebrates Twenty Years of Artistic Achievement
by Ellen Dostal - Aug 17, 2017

The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs celebrates the release of its gorgeous new hardbound art book, COLA 20, this Saturday night (August 19) with the help of Daedelus and friends at LA's downtown Grand Performances. The one-night-only community event is part of Grand Performances' free outdoor summer concert series on the California Plaza and will feature music by Deejay Daedelus and guests Sara Gazarek, Baths, Natasha Agrama, Mousey McGlynn, MariGo and more, reinventing electronic music live. But the real star of the show is LA's flourishing art scene, captured in the pages of COLA 20.   (more...)

Single Tickets on Sale Next Month for 2017-18 Broadway Season at the Fox
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Single tickets for most shows in the Fabulous Fox Theatre's 2017 - 2018 U.S. Bank Broadway Series shows will go on sale Tuesday, September 5 at 10:00 a.m.  (more...)

Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia Announces 2017-18 Season at the Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

A founding resident company of The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (COP) announces its 2017-2018 Season. From September 2017 through May 2018, the Chamber Orchestra will perform six programs as part of its subscription series. All six concert pairs will be performed in the Kimmel Center's intimate Perelman Theater. (more...)

Just Kidding Performance Season Announced at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Symphony Space announces the 2017-18 season launch of Just Kidding on Saturday, October 7  at 11 am and 2 pm with two sketch comedy performances by The Story Pirates, an uproarious experience for the whole family.  The troupe features actors who take original stories submitted by children and create outlandishly funny sketches and mini-musicals that leave kids and their parents howling in the aisles. (more...)

The Kentucky Center to Present The Simon & Garfunkel Story
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

The Kentucky Center presents The Simon & Garfunkel Story on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 7 p.m. at The Kentucky Center - Bomhard Theater (501 W. Main St.). (more...)

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center Announces 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (PAC) is marking its 10th anniversary season featuring the concert version of the beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning RENT by Adelphi graduate Jonathan Larson; multiple Grammy winner Bruce Hornsby; powerhouse Broadway singer and Hamilton star Mandy Gonzalez; star of stage and screen Lucie Arnaz and much more. Tickets are now on sale at the box office or online at pac.adelphi.edu. (more...)

Sochi Fried to Star in CROSSING DELANCEY at Alliance Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

The Alliance Theatre has announced the cast and creative team behind its upcoming production of Crossing Delancey, the play that led to the hit 1980s film about a young woman's search for fulfillment and her loveable, but overbearing Bubbie.  (more...)

Photo Flash: The Rockettes Bring Joy to 6th Avenue with 'Christmas in August' Event
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Today, August 17, 2017 at Radio City Music Hall. The Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes kicked off the holiday season with its annual Christmas In August event in Celebration of the 2017 production. BroadwayWorld has photos below! (more...)

Star-Studded Roster Set for DIVINE WOMEN SHOW in Snug Harbor
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Joan Caddell has announced the Divine Women Show at Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 7:30 PM (Artists' Showing at 6:30 PM). (more...)

Wyclef Jean Releases Video for What Happened To Love Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Wyclef Jean has released the video for his song “What Happened To Love” today via Uproxx. The song appears on his forthcoming album Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee, out September 15 (more...)

Get Two-for-One Tickets to 23 Shows During NYC Broadway Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

NYC & Company, New York City's official destination marketing organization, announced NYC Broadway Week tickets are on sale to the public today beginning at 10:30am EST. (more...)

CARDS AGAINST HUMANITY LIVE to Return to Greenhouse Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Following two sell-out performances this year, CARDS AGAINST HUMANITY LIVE returns once again for one night only on Friday, August 25 at 8 pm at The Greenhouse Theater Center (Downstairs Mainstage), 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Nevada to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Sandoval Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

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25th Anniversary Charlie Parker Jazz Festival to Return to NYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

City Parks Foundation has announced the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. The festival is New York City's annual salute to the legendary late saxophonist, featuring storied veteran players as well as young jazz musicians who continue to shape and drive the art form. (more...)

Photo Flash: Director Walid Chaya Invites Industry Pros to Actors Connection Camp, Including VIP Jen Rudin
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Actors Connection Performing Arts Camp is back for a final week of intensive summer events for young performers. Director Walid Chaya created the program to jump-start emerging careers for actors through events and master classes with a dozen New York TV, film, commercial and theatre pros. (more...)

PBS, 'LANDMARKS LIVE IN CONCERT' And 'GREAT PERFORMANCES' Announce November 10th Air Date For Special Episode Featuring Foo Fighters Live From The Acropolis In Athens
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

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