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Set firmly in, and often about, New York, Company follows five married, once married, or soon to be married couples and their mutual friend, Robert, a 35-year old bachelor who has been unable to connect in a long-term relationship. Bobby observes the less than ideal aspects of commitment. But, eventually, learns that while relationships aren't perfect, they are a necessary part of "Being Alive." Includes the songs "Getting Married Today," "The Ladies Who Lunch," and "Being Alive."

Opening on Broadway in 1970 and running 705 performances, garnering 14 Tony Award Nominations, and winning 6 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Book, Best Score, Best Lyrics. Revived on Broadway in 1995 running for 60 performances garnering 2 Tony Nominations. Revived again in 2006 running 246 performances garnering 3 Tony Nominations and winning for Best Revival of a Musical.

BWW Review: Poignant World Premiere Musical LIGHT YEARS at Signature Theatre
by Pamela Roberts - Feb 18, 2018

LIGHT YEARS, a world premiere musical at Signature Theatre, is a moving performance with a beautiful score and an introduction to touching and endearing characters. LIGHT YEARS is a deeply personal story of son and father attempting to understand each other. The relationship is firmly grounded in love and respect. Yet the two have profoundly different ideas about pursuing artistic passion versus creating a stable and consistent life. LIGHT YEARS is a production of great heart and promise that deserves to continue to evolve. It is exciting to be privy to new work in creation. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 18, 2018
by - Feb 18, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Ignite The Night, A Fundraiser For Spark Theatre, Celebrates Lorain County's Artists With A Night Of Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2018

Improvisational comedy, musical performances, live theatre and more take center stage for Ignite the Night at Elyria Performing Arts Center on February 24th, 2018. (more...)

Melba LaRose's "After the Wall" Premieres as Part Writers Block 2018 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2018

After the Wall, a multicultural, multidimensional, multidisciplinary, multimedia play about walls around the world and throughout time, takes the stage in a one night only preview at Howl! Happening. With comedy, drama, song, dance, projections, and soundscapes that envelop the audience, this theatrical extravaganza aims to shake us up and start the conversation. (more...)

OGP And MadLab Announce @thespeedofjake By Jennifer Maisel
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2018

OGP's Ohio premiere co-production with MadLab of @thespeedofjake by Jennifer Maisel will take place Fridays and Saturdays, Apr. 6 - 21, 2017, with a special preview performance on Thursday, Apr. 5, at MadLab, 227 N. 3rd St., in Columbus. Admission is $18 for the general public, $15 for students and seniors and $13 for MadLab members. Tickets are available online at (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at 1st Stage's THE FARNSWORTH INVENTION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2018

In his return to playwriting, celebrated film and television writer Aaron Sorkin's signature style lends itself to the remarkable story of the invention that changed our lives. In 1929, two ambitious visionaries race against each other to invent a device called "television." Separated by two thousand miles, each knows that if he stops working, even for a moment, the other will gain the edge. Who will unlock the key to the greatest innovation of the 20th century: the ruthless media mogul, or the selftaught Idaho farm boy? The answer comes to compelling life in the regional premiere of this "firecracker of a play" (The Chicago Sun-Times). (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda's TeeRico Partners With Entertainment Earth to Launch Toy and Collectible Line
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 18, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda's clothing and merchandise Company TeeRico has announced a partnership with Entertainment Earth, a popular worldwide toys and collectibles destination, to create a line of toys and collectibles. The first product that has been announced is Pin Mates wooden figurines of Miranda and his tog Tobi. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 18
by Audition Roundup - Feb 18, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 18, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 18
by Audition Roundup - Feb 18, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 18, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

BWW Review: ONCE UPON A MATTRESS at Hudson Village Theatre
by Andee Shuster - Feb 18, 2018

At a time when Disney seems to have a monopoly on fairytale musicals, both onstage and on screen, can Rogers and Barer's 1959 musical Once Upon a Mattress hold up to the likes of Frozen, Tangled, and Beauty and the Beast? (more...)

Connecticut Women Attend the Second Women's Voices Theater Festival Held in D.C.
by Lauren Yarger - Feb 18, 2018

Connecticut women attend Voices Festival in DC; Playwright Initiative at Ivoryton; International Women's Day Readings at Westport (more...)

BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY is a Triumph in Toronto
by Taylor Long - Feb 18, 2018

Stop the world. COME FROM AWAY has come home. With a book, music and lyrics by Irene Sankoff and David Hein, COME FROM AWAY is one of the biggest Canadian musicals of all time. For any of you thinking you'll miss the original cast - be anxious for nothing - the first Canadian cast does not disappoint.   (more...)

James Clement's FOUR SISTERS is Re-Imagined At Theatre For The New City
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2018

What Will the Neighbors Say? is excited to announce its reading of Four Sisters, a play by Co-Artistic Director James Clements, at Theatre for the New City. Presented as part of the theatre's Scratch Night Series, WWTNS? will share the re-imagined script on Monday, March 26th at 7pm at 155 1st Avenue. There is a $5.00 suggested donation to support the continuation of this vital artistic development program. (more...)

The Plagiarists' SOME LIKE IT RED: Some Plays Are Born Great
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2018

Some plays are born great, this play definitely achieves greatness and you will have greatness thrust upon you when you join The Plagiarists for this laugh-a-minute, thoroughly witty, farce! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2018

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Greater Boston Stage Company at The Irish and How They Got That Way, created by Pulitzer Prize winning author, Frank McCourt (Angela's Ashes). This musical revue is a celebration of a heritage that confronts adversity with determination, good humor, and a love of life. McCourt's wit, insight and boundless love for the Irish are underscored by music extending from the auld Irish folk ballads to World War II standards, and beyond. Directed by Dawn Simmons, performances run March 8 - 25, 2018. The Press Opening is Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 3:00pm. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2018

Veteran Raleigh actor David Henderson portrays every character in a small Jersey shore town as they unravel the story of Leonard Pelkey, a tenaciously optimistic and flamboyant 14-year-old boy who has gone missing. A luminous force of nature whose magic is only truly felt once he is gone, Leonard becomes an unexpected inspiration as the town's citizens question how they live, who they love, and what they leave behind. An amazing tour-de-force one-man performance that will enthrall you as several characters are brought fully to life without the use of costumes or props. (more...)

Square One Theatre Presents WHITE GUY ON THE BUS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2018

The Square One Theatre Company in Stratford, Connecticut continues its 28th Anniversary Season with the Connecticut Premiere of Bruce Graham's White Guy on the Bus, which The News Journal calls not only "a social commentary and morality tale, but also a well-crafted straight-out mystery." (more...)

Tickets On Sale Wednesday for MURIEL'S WEDDING at Roslyn Packer Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2018

Following a sold-out season at Roslyn Packer Theatre, Carmen Pavlovic, Global Creatures CEO has announced that tickets to Muriel's Wedding The Musical return season go on sale Wednesday 21 February, 2018 at 9am from (more...)

The Oregon Premiere Of EL GRANDE DE COCA-COLA Opens at Lakewood Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2018

On March 2, 2018, Lakewood Theatre Company brings to the stage the Portland area premiere of the legendary, classic comedy El Grande de Coca-Cola from the authors of Bullshot Crummond and Footlight Frenzy. (more...)

Applications Are Now Open for MTC's Indigenous Scholarship Program 2018
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2018

Melbourne Theatre Company, in partnership with the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development at the Victorian College of the Arts, is continuing the Indigenous Scholarship Program in 2018 with an expanded program designed to foster career pathways for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people interested in the performing arts. (more...)

Review Roundup: MAMMA MIA at 5th Avenue Theatre
by Leah Windahl - Feb 18, 2018

5th Avenue Theatre presents MAMMA MIA, which opened February 9th and runs through the 25th. The ABBA jukebox musical follows Sophie, a young woman determined to have her father walk her down the aisle, despite not knowing who he is. After reading her mother's diary, she narrows down her father's identity to three possible men, and, much to her mother's dismay, invites them all to the wedding. (more...)

Feel Good And Prepare For Spring In Marblehead School Of Ballet's New Barre Fitness Class
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2018

Start the week feeling good and prepare for spring at the Barre in the Marblehead School of Ballet's (MSB) new fitness class. The Barre Fitness class, a new addition to the school's curriculum, is open to adults and teenagers. The class begins Monday, March 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the studio, located at 115 Pleasant Street, in Marblehead, Massachusetts. (more...)

LITTLE WOMEN to Become the First Musical at North Shore Theatre Company, Formerly Chatswood Musical Society
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2018

Louisa May Alcott's Civil War classic novel comes to life as a colourful and vivacious musical Little Women from 20 to 28 April at The Independent Theatre, North Sydney. (more...)

BWW Interview: Lise Lindstrom TO SING TURANDOT IN SAN DIEGO OPERA'S PRODUCTION at the San Diego Civic Center
by Ron Bierman - Feb 18, 2018

ise Lindstrom has returned to San Diego to sing the lead in Puccini's Turandot. We spoke for nearly an hour in a rehearsal room at the San Diego Civic Center where she'd just finished working on makeup for the performance. You might think that someone with Lindstrom's powerful voice would have known, and been told from the age of twelve or so, that she was destined to become an opera star. But it didn't happen that way for the well-known dramatic soprano, nor is it likely to for any other would-be diva. No matter how potentially great your voice is, it takes a bit of luck and a whole lot of hard work to become a success. (more...)

BWW Review: NOISES OFF First-Rate, Fast, Furiously Funny Farce
by Frank Benge - Feb 18, 2018

NOISES OFF, English playwright Michael Frayn's 1982 farce, had its start as a one-act play called Exits, written in 1977. The title comes from the theatrical stage direction used to indicate when a sound comes from offstage. The three act comedy is three looks at the first act of a British sex farce called 'Nothing On'. 'Nothing On' is your run of the mill sex farce where young girls run around in their underwear, old men drop their pants and a multitude of doors are constantly opening and closing. Act One is the less than perfect final technical rehearsal of the play. Act Two takes place backstage, during a matinee performance a month later, showing the audience the complete chaos that has erupted behind the scenes and is mostly done in silence. Act Three is the final performance of the tour where everything that can possibly go wrong does. The audience never sees the rest of 'Nothing On'. (more...)

BWW Review: CONVERSION at Infinithéâtre
by Maggie Owen - Feb 18, 2018

The Montreal theatre Company, Infinitheatre, has positioned its 2017-2018 season in a beautiful nook of Notre-Dame-de-Grace, partnering with the artist-run, non-profit, community center Espace Knox, and establishing the beautiful and historic Kensington Presbyterian Church as its primary venue for this year's season. Their first 2018 production, Conversion, written by Alyson Grant and directed by Guy Sprung, opened there on February 8th and will continue to run until February 25th. This is Grant's third play with Infinitheatre, having previously contributed the plays Trench Patterns in 2011 and Progress! in 2015. (more...)

In The Spotlight: Up Close and Personal with the Company of ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
by Walter McBride - Feb 18, 2018

On Friday night, previews officially began at the Marquis Theatre for Escape to Margaritaville, the musical comedy featuring both original songs and the most-loved Jimmy Buffett classics. BroadwayWorld met with the Company earlier this week and we are taking you up-close and behind the scenes with the cast and creative team! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/17/2018
by - Feb 17, 2018's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2/17/2018. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Song Stories- How Did She Write One of Broadway's Best Duets? Lucy Simon Tells the Tale of 'Lily's Eyes'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 17, 2018

How did some of your favorite songs come to be? BroadwayWorld is getting the story behind the song in exclusive interviews from your favorite Broadway composers. Below, watch as Lucy Simon explains how she came to write one of the hauntingly powerful duet from The Secret Garden, 'Lily's Eyes.' (more...)

BWW Review: Peyton Lusk is a Charmer as Jule Styne's BAR MITZVAH BOY
by Michael Dale - Feb 17, 2018

With a name like BAR MITZVAH BOY, it should be no surprise that the current musical at the York is a coming of age story. What is surprising is that the composer of this intimate piece is Jule Styne, better known for brassy star vehicles like GYPSY and FUNNY GIRL. (more...)

BWW Review: '/i/' at Pioneer Theatre Company
by Blair Howell - Feb 17, 2018

Pioneer Theatre Company's Artistic Director Karen Azenberg is to be applauded for surprisingly selecting and so skillfully directing '/i/.' And assisting in its development. (more...)

Anti-Bullying, LGBTQ Off-Broadway Musical OUT OF MY COMFORT ZONE Premieres in London
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

Following two sold-out, off-Broadway runs in New York, Out of My Comfort Zone, a new rock musical about self-identity, gender, love, stereotypes, cyber-bullying, and friendship, will premier in London at The Redbridge Drama Centre. Written by husband-and-wife team Ivy Vale (book, lyrics and music) and Rick Reil (music), Out of My Comfort Zone will be presented and staged by The Redbridge Musical Theatre Company for three performances at Redbridge Drama Centre, Churchfields, South Woodford, London, E18 2RB, from March 1-3, 2018. (more...)

Six Young Opera Singers Win $10,000 Prize From the 2018 George London Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

The winners of the 47th annual George London Foundation Awards Competition for young American and Canadian opera singers were announced at the conclusion of the competition's final round this evening, which took place before an enthusiastic audience at Gilder Lehrman Hall at The Morgan Library & Museum in New York City. (more...)

McMain Students Celebrate Black History Month With THE COLOR PURPLE Reading With Broadway Cast Members
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

In honor of Black History Month, the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) and Broadway in New Orleans have partnered together to give 30 McMain High School students an exclusive opportunity to hear a reading of Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel THE COLOR PURPLE from cast members of the Tony Award-winning Broadway show. Students will have the opportunity to ask cast members questions about the show, storyline and their professional backgrounds. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, THE COLOR PURPLE is part of the East Jefferson General Hospital Broadway in New Orleans 2017 - 2018 season and will play at the Saenger Theatre Feb. 20-25. (more...)

"Trenches Of Rock" Explores The High And Lows Of Christian Heavy Metal Band Bloodgood
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

Film maker Paul Michael Bloodgood chronicles the dynamic exploits of 1980's Christian heavy metal band Bloodgood in the fascinating documentary, Trenches of Rock. See the NYC Premiere on March 1, 2018 @7:45pm at Cinema Village (22 East 12th Street) as part New York City's 7th Annual Winter Film Awards International Film Festival. (more...)

BWW Review: PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES at Connecticut Cabaret Theatre
by Sean Fallon - Feb 17, 2018

PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES is an amazing country musical with comedy and a talented cast who play their own instruments, telling the story, mostly through song. The Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, in Berlin, CT, has once again put together a first rate cast. For a night of great music and entertainment, I highly recommend PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES. (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! at Broadway Palm is Fabulously Fun!
by Emily Yorgey - Feb 17, 2018

Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre never fails to transport you to another world with their productions, and MAMMA MIA! is no exception. From the familiar storyline of MAMMA MIA! and songs of ABBA, to the fun costumes and choreography, this show is one of the best productions Broadway Palm has brought to Southwest Florida. (more...)

Verismo Opera Nominated Favorite Opera Company In 10th Annual People's Choice Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera announces its nomination for Favorite Opera Company in the 2018 People's Choice Awards. The annual awards program, overseen by Discover Jersey Arts, is observing its tenth year honoring the work of New Jersey's vibrant and diverse arts organizations. (more...)

Talkbacks At SUBWAY STORY (A SHOOTING) To Elucidate Pressures Driving Gun Violence In Young People
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

Talk-backs will be held at Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave., after each Sunday matinee performance of 'Subway Story (A Shooting),' written and directed by William Electric Black. The talk-backs were developed to help elucidate for the play's audiences the pressures that drive the epidemic of gun violence in young people. (more...)

Previews Start Tonight For Obie/Drama Desk Winner Deirdre O'Connell In TERMINUS At Next Door At NYTW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

Monk Parrots announce casting for their New York premiere of Gabriel Jason Dean's (Princeton Hodder Fellow, Dramatist's Guild Fellowship, Broadway Blacklist) critically acclaimed play TERMINUS, directed by Lucie Tiberghien (The Other Thing, Don't Go Gentle, Soldier X, Hoodoo Love, The Pavilion). TERMINUS runs from February 17 - March 10, 2018 in a limited engagement at NEXT DOOR at NYTW, located at 83 East 4th Street between Bowery and 2nd Avenue in New York City. Previews begin February 17 for a February 20 opening. (more...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell To Host 4th Annual GANYC Apple Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

The Guides Association of New York City (GANYC) is honoring for the 4th year in a row the best of the best in New York City as voted by licensed tourist guides. (more...)

Chester Theatre Company Announces Its 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

Chester Theatre Company has announced its 2018 summer season which is set for June 21 to August 19. More performances, an American Premiere, a special theatre event, and the return of many favorite artists mark CTC's 29th season. (more...)

UNO Pizzeria & Grill announces new local craft beer line up
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

UNO Pizzeria & Grill will add excitement to the doldrums of winter with the launch of their latest seasonal craft beer line up starting in February. (more...)

MTN DEW' KICKSTART Introduces Kevin Hart As The New Face Of The Brand And Launches 'Closer Than Courtside' Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

Mountain Dew today announced that actor, comedian and overall hardest-working-man-in-show-biz Kevin Hart will become the new face of MTN DEW KICKSTART. In this role, Kevin one of the biggest NBA fans in the country will bring one lucky DEW fan and a friend "Closer Than Courtside" at the NBA Playoffs, giving a boost in status to anyone who can show why they deserve to be his new "CourtSidekick" a term Kevin coined himself. This is the first activation of a year-long partnership between Kevin and MTN DEW KICKSTART that includes a 360-degree marketing campaign (TV, digital, social and experiential) and integration with Kevin's latest comedy tour. (more...)

Tony Roma's Shakes Things Up with National Romarita Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

Romacorp, Inc., the parent Company of Tony Roma's, is giving fans a great reason to enjoy National Margarita Day (Feb. 22nd) with a week-long celebration of its Classic Romarita from February 19th through February 25th. Fans can enjoy Tony Roma's Classic Romarita, a delicious hand-shaken cocktail that offers a unique twist on the traditional margarita, for just $4 all week long. The perfect complement to Tony Roma's world-famous Baby Back Ribs, fans can 'salt the rim' of their week by enjoying this irresistible deal at participating Tony Roma's locations in the USA and around the globe. (more...)

New York Wine Events to Present 9th Annual NYC Winter Wine Fest Saturday, March 10 at the PlayStation Theater in Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

New York Wine Events is pleased to announce the New York City Winter Wine Festival presented by Citi featuring hundreds of wines from around the globe will return to Times Square at the PlayStation Theater (formerly The Best Buy Theater) on Saturday, March 10, 2018. General admission sessions for the 9th annual event will be held at 3:00-6:00pm and 8:00-11:00pm. A special Premium Early Access ticket offers guests the option of walking the extensive food and wine event one hour earlier, commencing at 2:00pm for the afternoon session and 7:00pm for the evening. During each tasting session, guests will enjoy live contemporary jazz performances by internationally acclaimed saxophonist Michael Lington and take home the custom wine tasting glass post-event. (more...)

Trend Predictions Put to the Test at Winter Fancy Food Show by Specialty Food Association Trendspotter Panel
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

Armed with predictions for 2018, released by the Specialty Food Association in November, the West Coast arm of the Trendspotter Panel attended the recent Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco.Scouring over 90,000 products, the panel assessed and noted a variety of products that either reflected the predictions, or indicated new or emerging trends. (more...)

Looking to add more Omega-3s to your diet? Try Steelhead Trout
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

Health experts say that a diet rich in an Omega-3 Fatty Acids (Omega-3s) leads to a myriad of benefits from muscle recovery to guarding against heart disease to fighting depression. Fish particularly Salmon is known to be one of the best sources of Omega-3s. However, if you are looking to expand your seafood pallet beyond salmon, consider Steelhead Trout. Meijer is expanding its selection of trout by introducing Columbia River Steelhead Trout. (more...)

Hammond's Brands Pantry Candies Offer More Ways to Snack on Sweets
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

Customers asked, and Hammond's listened. The parent Company of Hammond's Candies, Old Dominion Peanut Company, McCraw's Candies, and Mellow Fluffs has added new packaging for five of its most popular everyday treats. (more...)

Monkey Shoulder Debuts 'The Monkey Mixer'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

Monkey Shoulder, the blended malt Scotch whisky, is bringing the fun back to serious cocktails in a big way, with the introduction ofThe Monkey Mixer. Drawing cheeky inspiration from a cement truck's design, the traditional cocktail shaker has been upgraded and transformed into the ultimate cocktail machine. The Monkey Mixer, which can hold up to 2,400 gallons of liquid, resembles a cement truck, complete with rotating drum, or in this case, cocktail shaker, and will visit select cities in the USA beginning with its debut at Arizona Cocktail Week (February 17-19). Monkey Shoulder's US Ambassador, Seb Derbomez and Brand Associate, Tobias Schopf, will be on hand to present the colossal cocktail shaker to attendees, serving the Mixed Up Monkey cocktail from the machine's chute, and sharing the Monkey Shoulder mission. (more...)

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