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Common Ground - 1945 - Broadway


John Golden Theatre

(New York, NY)
252 West 45th St.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2020
What happens if the President is re-elected? In 20/20, a play by Theatre Makers, the answer is up to the audience. 20/20 is now available as a series of ten videos you can stream online from the comfort of your home at
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, Artistic Director Designate Tim Bond, and Executive Director Phil Santora announced changes to TheatreWorks's 2020-21 Season, which is now scheduled to begin in October 2020.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020
Eden Theater Company will present The Room Plays, a series of new 10-minute plays by emerging playwrights, created for and presented on Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020
BroadwayHD, the premier streaming platform for live theater, is honoring Broadway's biggest night with an award-worthy lineup of programming. Starting June 1, Tony Award®-winning and nominated performances will be highlighted each day leading up to the originally scheduled Tony Awards® on June 7.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020
It has been said the show must go on. This is true until it is not. Piedmont Players Theatre (PPT) and Lee Street Theatre (LST) have found common ground and community, as they have joined forces to keep theatrical performing arts alive in Salisbury, NC.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
From Hello, Dolly! and Mame to La Cage aux Folles, no one has written 'showtunes' with as much exuberance as Jerry Herman whose musicals offer an optimistic approach to the human condition, finding common ground with his audience by showing us that the differences between us are, in fact, what unite us.
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2020
The CW Network will officially launch its new season in January 2021 with its regularly scheduled series line-up, while loading up Fall 2020 with fresh original and acquired scripted series and alternative programming, it was announced today by Mark Pedowitz, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The CW Network.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020
Spring is coming in like a lion at Joe's Pub. This week our stage features Lebanese-American, New York-based pianist Tarek Yamani and the Tarek Yamani Trio; Becca Blackwell's latest deeply personal and deeply absurd solo show; Vietnamese pop star-turned protest singer Mai Khoi; Ryan Raftery's new satire IVANKA 2020; acclaimed lyricist and performer Charlotte Martin; celebrated comedienne Catherine Cohen; an album release concert from Divahn; a celebration of International Women's Day and Women's Month with ¡JEFAS!: A Celebration Of Latina Songwriters & Women In Music; and the return of Yemen Blues' brand of Yemenite chants swirled with jazz and rock grooves.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
Keegan's Boiler Room Series has announced the 4th Annual WOMXN on Fire Festival at Keegan Theatre, March 9-15, 2020.
by Gil Kaan - Mar 28, 2020
Here's the second installment of responses from various Los Angeles Theatre heads on how their individual theatre families are holding up in these crazy, safe-distancing times. As with the first batch of responses, these are just as amazing in their uniform positivity.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2020
After last week's successful launch of JOE'S PUB LIVE!, Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater, will continue itsa??free series of live-streamed and archived performances from their iconic stage in New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2020
Peter Karp is known for many things. An assertive singer, a skilled guitarist and a passionate performer, he's also an individual who writes songs that frequently reflect tales told as part of life's journey, spawned by passion and personal experience.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2020
In 1905, a black seamstress named Esther sews her way out of poverty stitch by delicate stitch, creating fine lingerie for her Manhattan clientele while longing for a husband and a future. She finds common ground with a Jewish fabric merchant, a relationship they both know cannot grow.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020
Joe's Pub - a program and venue of The Public Theater - brings the world to New York City this spring and summer. Audiences can skip the hassle and headaches of JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark to visit the Middle East (Tarek Yamani Trio, Divahn, Yemen Blues, and Shai Tsabari and the Middle East Groove Masters), Asia (Mai Khoi, AzN Pop!, and Akiko Yano Trio), Europe (Elina Duni, Pierce Turner, Germán López, Sam Lee, and Daniel Norgren), Africa (Michael Olatuja, AJOYO, and AfrotoniX), India (Amaan & Ayaan Ali Bangash, Aditya Prakash Ensemble, Sunny Jain, and Kiran Ahluwalia), and the Americas (Jim Cuddy and Nation Beat). Joe's Pub asks its audiences to leave their passports behind, settle into seats with some of New York City's best views, and sail the skies with better inflight entertainment and food than they'll find on any commercial airline.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 19, 2020
Looking for a way to pass the time while at home? BroadwayWorld has made a list of musicals and shows that you can watch from the comfort of your couch! Whether it's Netflix, Hulu, Disney+ or Prime Video, we have got you covered with all the must-watch titles! 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2020
 In response to the COVIDa?"19 pandemic, Jazz at Lincoln Center is making available a robust, curated and weekly program of offerings to reach people all over the world and bring the healing power of jazz music into homes and communities. The effort, which will grow to include jazz masters from every corner of the globe, will also serve as a a?oevirtual commonsa?? whereby people can find and access live webcasts from musicians and directly support their work and livelihood. Keeping with its efforts to entertain, enrich and expand a global community for jazz, JALC continues to be a resource for cultural nourishment and comfort in these uncertain times.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2020
Dragon will continue most shows and classes as scheduled. The company has released the following statement regarding safety precautions being taken:
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2020
The Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto has postponed Isaac Mizrahi's upcoming cabaret show, Movie Stars and Supermodels, due to the COVID-19 coronavirus guidance from the County of Santa Clara Public Health Department.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020
Priyanka Shetty's award-winning one-woman show The Elephant in the Room will be presented at the 2020 Womxn on Fire Festival on Wednesday, March 11th at 7:30 pm and Saturday, March 14th at 3:00 pm at The Keegan Theatre, Washington DC.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2020
San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) announced today the details of a live online salon aimed at discussing the experiences of black theatre artists in San Diego, called a?oeWe Are Listening.a?? The panel, hosted by San Diego REP's Development Coordinator and San Diego radio personality Ahmed Dents, will take place live on Zoom, Friday, June 19 at 7PM. The live event will feature some of San Diego's Black theatre artists discussing their careers in theatre and their experiences as Black Americans in the industry, followed by a brief question and answer session where viewers can ask questions of the panel.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2020
Choreographer Rosemary Lee was inspired by the expansive 'common ground' of the Borough Hall in Greenwich to create Common Dance. She brought together an intergenerational cast of 50 professional and non-professional dancers and a choir of 70 young people from Finchley Children's Music Group singing Terry Mann's specially commissioned choral work.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2020
Enjoy a Staged Play Reading of The Violet Sisters by purchasing a virtual seat for $10. Choose from July 17th, July 24th, or July 31st at 7pm EDT. Tickets are on sale now.
by Jim Munson - Jun 25, 2020
It is time for Robert Kelley to take a richly-deserved curtain call. June 30th will be his last day as Artistic Director of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley after a mind-blowing 50 years in that role. It is not hyperbole to state there isn't another individual who has had a more profound influence on the Bay Area theatre landscape. Kelley founded TheatreWorks as a scrappy, community theater company in April, 1970 and guided its transformation over the years into a Tony-winning powerhouse and nationally-recognized incubator of new works. BroadwayWorld had the pleasure of speaking with Kelley earlier this spring to discuss his half-century history with TheatreWorks.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2020
Thank you to all those who have written us today.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2020
Elm Shakespeare Education Program Manager Sarah Bowles worked with 19 Common Ground High School students this spring teaching a Theatre for Social Justice course. Since they could not have a live theatrical production due to Covid 19, they turned it into a film.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020
Theater Breaking Through Barriers Artistic Director Nicholas Viselli today announced the Second Virtual Playmakers' Intensive: Voices from the Great Experiment, scheduled for August 3rd through 10th, on YouTube nightly at 7:30pm or Facebook at 8:15pm, via ZOOM.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2020
Grammy Award nominee Jawan M. Jackson, who originated the role of Melvin Franklin in Broadway's AIN'T TOO PROUD - THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS, has been tapped to play the role of Jake in Theresa Rebeck's comedy THE UNDERSTUDY for Play Reading Fridays.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020
Lesli Margherita (Matilda; Dames At Sea) and Andrew Kober (Hair; School of Rock) will star as Roxanne and Harry, respectively, in Play Reading Fridays' production of Theresa Rebeck's comedy a?oeThe Understudya?? benefiting The Actors Fund.
by E.H. Reiter - Jul 25, 2020
Review of all four shows BREATHTAKING, HAIR WAITING, A PROMISE OF NEW LIFE, & THE WEDDING PREP that are a part of the Dinner & A Zoom series by Common Ground Theatre & MOXIE Theatre
by E.H. Reiter - Jul 23, 2020
An interview with writer, director, and performer Joy Yvonne Jones on A PROMISE OF NEW LIFE a part of the Dinner and Zoom live virtual theatre series of plays written, directed, and celebrating Black women presented by Common Ground Theatre and MOXIE Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Eden Theater Company will present The Living Room Plays as part of The Room Plays, a series of new 10-minute plays by emerging playwrights, created for and presented on Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2020
Gabrielle Stravelli - the celebrated jazz-pop vocalist and songwriter described as a 'lighthouse of emotional integrity' by Downbeat and as a 'quadruple threat and force to be reckoned with' by jazz icon Bob Dorough - debuted a new online talk show, 'The Early Set' featuring conversations with American and international jazz artists on Wednesday, June 24th.
by TV News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
Colorado bluegrass outfit Bowregard are proud to announce the release of their debut full-length album Arrows - out today, July 1, 2020. The album release follows the premiere of the band's new single “High on a Mountain” on The Bluegrass Situation last Friday, and the band's first single “Fallen Angels” which premiered on American Songwriter earlier in June.
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 1, 2020
Multi-talented Sam Harris celebrates the release of his new novel THE SUBSTANCE OF ALL THINGS with an in-depth chat with Stephen Mosher
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2020
Century High School's (CHS) award-winning Opening Knights Drama Club proudly presents All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, to be performed at 7 pm on March 12-14 and 20-21, and at 2 pm on March 21.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2019-2020 season with Intimate Apparel, written by Lynn Nottage and directed by Tasia A. Jones. Intimate Apparel runs March 12 a?" April 19, 2020 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is Friday, March 20, 2020 at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
Lori Sokol, PhD, Executive Director and Editor-in-Chief of Women's eNews, has announced the Host, Honorary Gala Chair, and Honorary Gala Co-Chairs for the 20th annual 21 Leaders for the 21st Century Awards gala, which will take place on May 4th at Club 101 in New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
Accent Dance NYC, a collaborative of international artists dedicated to exploring the artistic, cultural, and humanistic connections among people through diverse dance styles, presents An Evening of Cultural Convergence at the Ailey Citigroup Theater in New York City on April 9, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. An evening program showcasing the versatile talents of the Accent Dance NYC ensemble while building cultural bridges among collaborators through movement and music, audiences will enjoy works exploring the artistic, cultural, and humanistic connections among people from diverse backgrounds, purposefully juxtaposing elements of ballet, contemporary dance, salsa, jazz music, tango, hip hop, tap, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
In the first-ever retrospective exhibition of Liza Donnelly's work, visitors can explore her hand-drawn lines that are a means of examining the way we live our lives, finding common ground, launching political movements, or calling leaders into account.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2020
Interlochen Public Radio and Detroit Public TV to carry this week's special tribute to Michigan's longest-serving governor, who passed away last year. Join the celebration of his life Thursday, Aug. 6, at 2 p.m. on or Interlochen Public Radio.  
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020
Youth for Justice and Peace A Virtual Showcase of young creatives for racial equality Black Lives Matter began as a call to action in response to state-sanctioned violence and anti-black racism. The organization has been persistent in their efforts since 2013.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2020
GRAMMY Award-winning The Okee Dokee Brothers encourage hope with a new collection of 27 original songs on their latest 2-CD studio album, Songs for Singin', scheduled for release on Friday, May 1, 2020 (two months earlier than their original release date).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2020
For the past three weeks, the number one streaming show on BroadwayHD was Kinky Boots. This weekend, Oklahoma took the spot of number one. Here's a Top 10 list of most-streamed shows this past weekend.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2020
In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company keeps its dancers in shape by conducting regular Company Classes online from Nai-Ni and Company dancers' living rooms using Zoom. After a few weeks, Company members and Nai-Ni invited former dancers of the Company and friends to join through Zoom. At the same time, company dancers translated their online dance teaching skills to serve K-12 students and students with disabilities in underserved communities. Dance has brought them rays of hope and joy in their confined environment.
by Jonathan Marshall - Apr 3, 2020
The theatre landscape has changed dramatically since the 1977 premier of Abigail's Party but Leigh remains as real, raw and relevant as ever before. At 77 the writer / director shows no signs of slowing down. After venturing into period pieces with Topsy-Turvey and Mr Turner, Leigh's most recent picture Peterloo is his most ambitious yet. We've put together a list of Leigh's top ten works.
by TV Scoop - Apr 28, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of MOTHERLAND: FORT SALEM, airing on FREEFORM on Wednesday, May 20, 2020!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
For the past three weeks, the number one streaming show on BroadwayHD was Kinky Boots. This weekend, Oklahoma took the spot of number one. Here's a Top 10 list of most-streamed shows this past weekend.
by TV News Desk - Apr 1, 2020
I OH YOU are psyched to share Green Buzzard's remix EP Masquerader Versions with the universe today! The EP built on remixes from Buzzard's 2019 debut album Amidst The Clutter & Mess has been in the works with Sydney DJ and producer Ash Moses aka Tunnel Signs, delivering five Buzzard tracks like you've never experienced before.