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119 West 39th St.

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See What's On at the Wild Project Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Find out what's happening at The Wild Project! (more...)

ROUGH MAGIC Comes to 2017 Toronto Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Air and earth collide in Rough Magic, a new play that follows the innocent beginnings and volatile consequences of a relationship between two unlikely beings: Ariel, an airy sprite; and Caliban, a ground-dwelling mortal. An intricate weaving of theatre, aerial work and music, the show confronts ideas of freedom, otherness, and the search for home through a story inspired by Shakespeare's The Tempest. (more...)

River Stage Festival Returns to London's South Bank; Full Line Up Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Five free weekends of the best and brightest entertainment from some of the UK's leading arts and culture organisations will once again arrive at London's South Bank this summer; The Glory, HOME, Manchester, WOMAD, Rambert and the National Theatre each 'take over' the River Stage for a weekend throughout July and August. (more...)

BWW Interview: Sara Poyzer, New West End Donna, Talks MAMMA MIA!
by Marianka Swain - Jun 19, 2017

Sara Poyzer, whose previous work includes Billy Elliot, has been starring as Donna Sheridan on the Mamma Mia! tour and now takes the role in the West End production at the Novello Theatre. (more...)

The Epstein Theatre to Hold Open Auditions for Brand New Youth Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The Epstein Theatre will be launching its very own Youth Theatre in September 2017. The programme is aimed at young people from across Merseyside aged 14-19. (more...)

Wit Incorporated Introduces Month of Super Clean Up Action to Accompany A HERO'S GUIDE TO SAVING THE PLANET
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2017

By 2050 will there be more plastic in the ocean than fish? Not if local superheroes have anything to say about it. wit incorporated theatre company brings the city a Month of Super Clean Up Action.  (more...)

BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Etai Benson
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Jun 16, 2017

Three charming and talented young men are all vying for the same beautiful girl... and none of them know it. Learn more about one of those men, Etai Benson plays Adam in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at the Ordway Center in Saint Paul through Sunday, June 18. (more...)

FRESH FRUIT At 15: the Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Established in 1991, All Out Arts is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit devoted to bringing together the diverse artistic, organizational, political and financial resources of the LGBTQ community in order to fight intolerance. All Out Arts fulfills its mission by supporting arts organizations within the community through fiscal sponsorship, events, contests, collaborations, networking events for emerging artists, and by sponsoring productions, concerts and exhibitions of visual arts. We confront homophobia through the humanizing influence of the arts, and the Fresh Fruit Festival is the primary expression of the All Out Arts mission. (more...)

Final Show of SUMMERWORKS Announced at the Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The final show of SUMMERWORKS and Fresh Fruit Line Up Announced at the wild project. (more...)

BWW Interview: Nathan Sharp: YouTube Star and his New Album, SANDCASTLE KINGDOMS
by Kathy Strain - Jun 15, 2017

Nathan Sharp started his career desiring to pursue Top 40 music. Along the way, he took some detours that lead him to create his own YouTube channel, natewantstobattle. As his popularity soared, so did his creativity and originality. His YouTube channel has over 1.1 million subscribers who enjoy his music and creativity. Nathan's newest album is “Sandcastle Kingdoms.” The music is a departure from his usual covers and nods to video games. As Sharp chatted with BWW, he discussed how he ended up creating his own YouTube channel and how his fans have Come Along for the ride. (more...)

BWW Review: Round House Theatre's HOW I LEARNED WHAT I LEARNED a Brilliant Celebration of August Wilson
by Andrew White - Jun 14, 2017

How I Learned What I Learned was originally intended as a way for August Wilson to share the many colorful, real-life characters that informed his work. With Wilson's passing, others have stepped up to represent on his behalf; and Roundhouse is blessed to have Eugene Lee, a veteran of many of Wilson's plays, to perform the master dramatist's life story. (more...)

Winners announced for Mercury Playwriting Prize 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The Mercury Playwriting Prize, in this inaugural year, received over 160 entries from emerging local writers. 2017's winner is actor Oliver Bennett whose play, Europe After The Rain, is a darkly surreal and highly theatrical exploration of the world we live in now. It offers up a dark mirror to the concerns of contemporary Britain: immigration, enfranchisement, globalisation, loss and love. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- #DirtyWoman
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 7, 2017

BWW speaks to Narin Oz about Edinburgh Festival Fringe show #DirtyWoman. (more...)

Jazz Artist Sharny Russell Sets Two Dates, Workshop in Adelaide
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Sharny Russell's album 'Comes A Time' is available for order in all record stores and online. The APRA award-winning jazz artist belongs to one of Australia's most talented musical families. She will be appearing for two dates later this month in Adelaide, as well as hosting a workshop. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Venus and Adonis
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 7, 2017

BWW speaks to Chris Hunter about bringing Venus and Adonis to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Roberto Araujo to Star in DO YOU DREAM IN SPANISH? at Fresh Fruit Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Roberto Araujoto will star in his show DO YOU DREAM IN SPANISH?, with additional material by Michael Perrie Jr., at the Fresh Fruit Festival, opening July 17, 2017 at 9pm at the Wild Project Theatre, 195 E 3rd St, New York, NY 10009. (more...)

LINES IN THE SAND Debuts in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2017

Cotuit Center for the Arts brings its award-winning production of "Lines in the Sand" to New York City for a limited run. This suspenseful, hard-hitting contemporary drama received its world premiere on Cape Cod before traveling to Ireland and winning awards at the International Dublin Theatre Festival.  (more...)

Raucous, Provocative THIS REALLY IS TOO MUCH Comes to The Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2017

Fringe debutants Gracefool Collective bring their genre-busting show This Really Is Too Much to the Fringe,revelling in the downright absurd realities of life as a three-dimensional, high definition, water-drinking, salad-eating, moisturising W.O.M.A.N. in modern society. (more...)

Rising Star Asia Monet Releases New Original Song 'Come Along'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Rising star Asia Monet is releasing her new original song. Asia is best known for her standout role on Season 3 of Dance Moms and can be seen as the subject of her own show Raising Asia. (more...)

This Weekend's Liverpool Pride March Route And Speakers Confirmed
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Liverpool Pride Festival returns this weekend (Saturday 29 July and Sunday 30 July), when the city is transformed into all things rainbow coloured. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Confabulation!
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 27, 2017

BWW speaks to Eamonn Fleming about bringing Confabulation! to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- A Girl and a Gun
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 25, 2017

BWW speaks to Louise Orwin about bringing A Girl And A Gun to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Kiri Pritchard-McLean
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 25, 2017

BWW speaks to Kiri Pritchard-McLean about bringing Appropriate Adult to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Sydney's New Favourite Live Story Show, A LIKELY STORY Debuts at Café Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

???????Sydney's new favourite live story show, 'A Likely Story' is bringing this brilliant and quietly addictive entertainment to life in a series of Sunday afternoon sessions at Surry Hill's famous live entertainment venue Cafe Lounge (The Tonight Show with John Conway & The Comedy Lounge).  (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Harry and Chris 2
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 21, 2017

BWW speaks to Harry and Chris about bringing Harry and Chris 2 to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Hanna Stanbridge
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 21, 2017

BWW speaks to Hanna Stanbridge about bringing I Hate Myself So People Will Like Me (and Other Strategies for Success) to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Margaret Thatcher Queen of Game Shows
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 20, 2017

BWW speaks to Margaret Thatcher Queen of Game Shows ahead of her run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- This Really Is Too Much
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 20, 2017

BWW speaks to Kate Cox of Gracefool Collective about bringing This Really Is Too Much to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Improv Comedy Comes to Kidsfest in THE EARLY EARLY LATE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2017

Arty or farty? Find your favourite when The Court Jesters' bring The Early Early Late Show to Kidsfest these school holidays. (more...)

Legendary Shack Shakers to Release AFTER YOU'VE GONE Album This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The Legendary Shack Shakers, the band Stephen King described as dynamite and guitar legend Jeff Beck called 'a cross between the Yard Birds and the Sex Pistols,' are back with a new album, After You've Gone, with an international release scheduled for August 25, 2017 on Last Chance Records. (more...)

Cherry Poppins Productions to Present Burlesque Journey in SHAKESLESQUE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

At this year's Hollywood Fringe Festival, Cherry Poppins Productions shocked, and awed audiences with their immersive and satirical, musical theatre burlesque journey through the swirling head of "William Sexspeare'. (more...)

Glory Days Return to Kick Start National Theatre River Stage 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Back to wow the crowds and get everyone dancing, The Glory, Europe's leading queer performance venue, return to the National Theatre on 28 July to kick start the 2017 River Stage festival. (more...)

Jaunt Takes Pride with LOVE LETTER FROM LONDON Virtual Reality Film
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Jaunt Inc, the industry leader in cinematic virtual reality (VR) and in partnership with Visualise, today released Love Letter from London, a colourful nod to diversity in cinematic VR. (more...)

'Ello Guvnah! D23 Expo Kicks Off with Sneak Peek of Lin-Manuel Miranda in MARY POPPINS RETURNS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The D23 expo kicked off today with a sizzle reel of footage from upcoming Disney films. Among the clips was a blink-and-you-missed-it look at Lin-Manuel Miranda in the upcoming Disney prequel, MARY POPPINS RETURNS. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- The Cat Man Curse
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 13, 2017

BWW speaks to the creators of The Cat Man Curse ahead of their run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho Becomes Queen of Club Nights at Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Following a storming run at Underbelly Festival Southbank in summer 2017, former Prime Minister and global cabaret superstar Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho is back and this time she's hosting a club night! (more...)

Upcoming Events for THE FRESH FRUIT FESTIVAL Announced at the wild project
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The 15th Anniversary festival of LGBT arts features two weeks of theater, dance, musicals, cabaret, art, and more!  (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Andy Field
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 11, 2017

BWW speaks to Andy Field about his 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show The Andy Field Experience. (more...)

SECOND HONEYMOON Comes to the Everyman this Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

The Glen Theatre Drama Group Banteer are delighted to return to the beautiful, majestic Everyman Theatre on Friday 14th July, with the hilarious comedy Second Honeymoon, written by Sam Cree and directed by Tadhg O'Keeffe.   (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Shazia Mirza
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 10, 2017

BWW speaks to Shazia Mirza about her 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show With Love From St Tropez. (more...)

Dolly Parton & More React to Passing of Music Legend Glen Campbell
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Six-time Grammy winner Glen Campbell Glen Campbell, whose many hits including 'Rhinestone Cowboy,' 'Wichita Lineman' and 'By the Time I Get to Phoenix,' passed away Tuesday, August 7th at the age of 81. (more...)

Singing Stars Of THE VOICE KIDS UK Join KidsFest Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

A trio of the singing stars of tomorrow are heading to Liverpool next weekend to take part in a special family festival. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Fag/Stag
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 7, 2017

BWW speaks to the team behind Fag/Stag about their run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Maureen Nolan to Join Cast of PETER PAN at Blackpool Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Blackpool's own Maureen Nolan will join Jennifer Ellison, Jake Quickenden* and Scott Gallagher as Mrs Darling in the stellar line up for Blackpool Opera House's magical family Christmas adventure, Peter Pan (16 Dec - 07 Jan). (more...)

The Blockheads Pen New Song for Punk Musical REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL at Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

A new song has been written by members of Ian Dury's band The Blockheads and performer John Kelly exclusively for the musical Reasons to be Cheerful, which opens its UK tour at the Belgrade Theatre this September. (more...)

Chaz Jankel and Derek Hussey Collaborate with John Kelly for New Song for REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Pioneering disabled-led theatre company Graeae has been a proud standard-bearer for protest and disability rights for many years. In conjunction with the final tour of their smash hit musical Reasons to be Cheerful, set in 1979 Thatcher's Britain, Blockheads  Chaz Jankel, Derek Hussey and cast member John Kelly have written a protest song for 2017, 'If It Can't Be Right Then It Must Be Wrong'. (more...)

THE REVLON GIRL Comes to Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Following a critically acclaimed and sell-out tour across Wales last year, The Revlon Girl will come to PARK90 in September after a run at the Edinburgh Festival which is supported by The Arts Council of Wales. Written by composer and writer Neil Anthony Docking, The Revlon Girl is a poignant, heart-breaking and tender new play which explores a terrible episode in Welsh history and tells a story of amazing courage, hope and humour. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: A Day At The Fringe- Natalie Allison
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 14, 2017

Natalie Allison, producer of SKIN blogs for BWW to give us an insight into a typical day for her at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

BWW Interview: Grace Savage talks WOMAD Takeover
by Rona Kelly - Aug 12, 2017

WOMAD (World of Music, Arts and Dance) kicks off their second day taking over the River Stage at the National Theatre. Saturday's lineup features performances and workshops, from a range of artists and for a range of ages. Kids as young as three crowded the stage to learn how to beat box from UK champion Grace Savage. Grace joined us just after to share her experience and reveal why that's the perfect age to start. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- A Robot In Human Skin
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 1, 2017

BWW speaks to Nicole Henriksen about bringing A Robot In Human Skin to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

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