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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 Interview: Mike Kenny Talks RANDOM SELFIES, Techtopia Festival
by Nicole Ackman - May 27, 2018

Mike Kenny's Random Selfies will have its premiere later this month at Polka Theatre's Techtopia Festival. Kenny is one of the leading writers in the UK who specialises in theatre for young people. His adaptation of The Railway Children for York Theatre Royal, seen at Waterloo and Kings Cross stations and the National Railway Museum, won the Olivier Award for Best Entertainment in 2011. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SHREK THE MUSICAL is An Abstract, Surreal Expression of Art
by Trevor Durham - May 27, 2018

Area Stage Company's Shrek The Musical doesn't redefine the wheel, it instead hands the audience a jet-pack. (more...)

by Jini Rooney - May 27, 2018

Pan Pan Theatre Company presents the 10th incarnation of The Rehearsal, Playing the Dane since its premiere at the Dublin Theatre Festival in 2010. Director, Gavin Quinn wields his poetic license to challenge and stimulate his audience in this experimental production. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 27, 2018
by - May 27, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens Berlin Becomes the City's Fifth Opera House With LA BOHEME
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2018

Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens - Berlin, renowned for its vast lineup of more than 50 craft and artisanal beers, takes center stage in a different form of the arts this spring. The British tenor and Deutsche Oper ensemble member Andrew Dickinson will direct the three-day event taking place May 31st, June 1st and June 2nd. Opera @ Stone: La Boheme presents a modern twist on Puccini's classic love story, set in current-day Berlin and utilizing the expansive award-winning restaurant's entire multi-level space. (more...)

CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD Plays its Final Performance Today
by Stephanie Wild - May 27, 2018

The acclaimed Broadway revival of Mark Medoff's Children of a Lesser God plays its final performance at Studio 54 tonight, Sunday, May 27, 2018. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 27
by Audition Roundup - May 27, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 27, 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, May. 27
by Audition Roundup - May 27, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 27, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Alberta Theatre Projects Welcomes Darcy Evans as its New Artistic Producer
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2018

Anne Brown, Chair of the Board of Directors of Alberta Theatre Projects, has announced that Darcy Evans will be stepping into the role of Artistic Producer. Following a national search, Evans was the board's unanimous choice, according to (more...)

Let the Games Begin: Malibu', Nick Jonas And Over 30 Global Influencers Unleash Their 'Summer You' at the New, Never-Before-Seen Malibu Games
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2018

To kick off summer, singer-songwriter-actor Nick Jonas battled fellow sun & fun lovers in the inaugural Malibu Games. Competitors participated in Malibu Summer-inspired games like, The Great Launch, Synchronized Sink-off, Super Drench Ball, as well as other treasured summertime antics with a Malibu twist. (more...)

Sandra's Introduces Flavored Chicken Drumsticks to Domestic Retail Market
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2018

Sandra's new Flavored Chicken Drumsticks combine the convenience, great taste and high-quality ingredients that consumers value. The Sweet & Spicy, Savory Herb and Pumpkin Spice flavors please a variety of palates, while simplifying food preparation for busy consumers. (more...)

VIDEO: 30 Days of Tony! Day 15- It's a Jolly Holiday with Gavin Lee!
by Stage Tube - May 26, 2018

On Day 15 of 30 Days of Tony, we celebrate a Best Featured Actor in a Musical nominee, Gavin Lee, who is nominated this year for his portrayal of Squidward in SpongeBob Squarepants the Musical!  (more...)

BWW Review: RAMBERT'S LIFE IS A DREAM, Sadler's Wells
by Vikki Jane Vile - May 26, 2018

Life is a Dream is Rambert's first full-length work is over 40 years. It's perhaps best left to seasoned dance-lovers and those who like a challenge, because choreographer Kim Brandstrup certainly doesn't make it an easy task for his audience. (more...)

by Jan Nargi - May 26, 2018

There's a lot to digest in the American Repertory Theater (ART) premiere of the new musical JAGGED LITTLE PILL, billed as a story of "pain, healing, and empowerment" based on Alanis Morissette's landmark rock album of the same name. Directed and choreographed - sometimes too aggressively - by Diane Paulus and Sidi Larbi, this exploration of a suburban Connecticut family's extensive sturm und drang packs a checklist of contemporary issues into one explosive package. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 26, 2018
by - May 26, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Review: Affecting and Effective TITANIC at Portland Players
by Carla Maria Verdino-SŁllwold - May 26, 2018

To close its 2017-2018 season Portland Player's has mounted one of its most ambitious productions in recent memory. Titanic The Musical with book by Peter Stone and music and lyrics by Maury Yeston receives an affecting and effective performance by the forty-nine actors and thirteen musicians. (more...)

Enjoy a Refreshingly Smooth Summer with Peet's Coffee Fog-inspired Beverages
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

Peet's Coffee, The Original Craft Coffee, today announced the launch of a refreshingly smooth blended beverage lineup of Coconut Cold Brew Fog, Honey Black Tea Fog, Wildberry Hibiscus Tea Fog, Green Tea Tropical Tea Fog, and Matcha Tea Fog. Though launching in time for summer, the offerings will be added to the permanent Peet's menu. The frothy beverages also build on the brand's heritage of tea and represents its continued commitment to handcrafted innovation. (more...)

Kids Bike Safety Event at Ken Carlson Boys & Girls Club Includes Free Pizza, Kids Bike Giveaways through Colavita Cares Campaign
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

EDISON, N.J., May 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ Yesterday evening, more than 100 kids and parents were treated to free pizza and a chance to win one of two kids bikes and helmets, all donated by Colavita, the trusted family brand. (more...)

Post Premieres Peanut Butter & Cocoa Pebbles Cereal
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

Post Consumer Brands is pleased to announce a new flavor from Pebbles cereal, Peanut Butter & Cocoa Pebbles Cereal. Contrary to some reports, this cereal is NOT gluten free. (more...)

Opera Saratoga Announces Complete Casting And Programs For 2018 Summer Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson today announced the complete casting and programming for the Company's 2018 Summer Festival, which will feature new productions of four operas at The Spa Little Theater in Spa State Park, along with a wide variety of free and ticketed concert events from May 26th through July 15th at venues throughout the region. Single tickets, as well as subscription packages, are on sale now at (more...)

Education Roundup: Chicago's Eclectic Theatre Companies Unite in Training Young Artists
by Julie Musbach - May 26, 2018

There's more theatre than New York and there's certainly more to theatre than just talent. Chicago has one of the most vibrant and lively theatre scenes in the country, and their companies are dedicated to promoting education and arts exposure for young people. (more...)

Group Rep Brings Neil Simon's RUMORS To Lonny Chapman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

The Group Rep presents Neil Simon's classic farce RUMORS, directed by Doug Engalla, produced by Alyson York for the Group Rep. Five neurotic couples gather for a dinner party celebrating one couple's 10th anniversary. The best laid plans go wildly awry when guests arrive early only to discover their host has shot himself, the hostess and servants are missing, and dinner not ready. As confusions and miscommunications mount, the evening spins off into farcical hilarity. The play runs June 15 through July 29 at the Lonny Chapman Theatre in North Hollywood, at the edge of the NoHo Arts District. (more...)

Unicorn Looks to the Future with Personnel Changes
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

This past spring Unicorn Theatre Managing Director Jason Kralicek stepped down from his position after 10 years, to focus on his snow cone business (Tropical Sno) with partner Seth Golay. Unicorn Theatre has also promoted Ian R. Crawford, who has served as the Development Director for three years, to the new position of Associate Artistic Director. (more...)

BWW Dance Review: Alexei Ratmansky and Wayne McGregor works presented at American Ballet Theatre, May 23, 2018
by Barnett Serchuk - May 26, 2018


BWW Review: INTO THE WOODS, The Cockpit
by Alistair Wilkinson - May 26, 2018

Following a sell-out production in 2014, Sondheim's dark comic masterpiece detailing fairytale distress arrives at the Cockpit for a limited run. Performed in the round, the audience are thrown right into the action, and observe an ensemble of 17 working together to create a modern-day adaptation, that finds it hard to get off its feet. (more...)

The Fat and Greasy Citizens Brigade Presents its Sixth Annual Production TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

The Fat and Greasy Citizens Brigade (FGC), a Washington, DC based theatre Company, is bringing back free outdoor theatre to the city for its sixth year. (more...)

The Encore Musical Theatre Company Presents WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

The Encore Musical Theatre Company presents West Side Story, running June 21st through August 12th, 2018. West Side Story is directed by Daniel C. Cooney, music directed by Tyler Driskill, and choreographed by Matthew Brennan. (more...)

New Circle Theatre Company And LIU Post Present THE INFERNO PROJECT: LUST AND GLUTTONY
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

New Circle Theatre Company and LIU Post present The Inferno Project: Lust & Gluttony, opening Friday, June 8. (more...)

Danny Marin and Friends to Appear in '#TruthOrBare' At The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 in Association with Iris Productions presents Danny Marin & Friends in "#TruthOrBare" on June 8 @ 7p. Danny Marin and his super pals are thrilled to team up with The Green Room 42 in raising some money for a great cause! Hosted by Danny Marin and Erin Rice with Musical Direction by Blake Allen, #TruthOrBare is going to be an evening filled with mash ups, gender reversals and some fierce singers benefiting BC/EFA! Featuring Allison Griffith, Sarah Kleist, Jennifer Reed, Sean Stephens, ALL proceeds towards #TruthOrBare benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS in support of Broadway Bares: Game Night. Join us in raising some money and experiencing a show you won't want to miss! (more...)

Photo Coverage: First look at SRO's COMPANY
by Jerri Shafer - May 26, 2018

SRO Theatre Company's 2017-2018 season concludes with Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's groundbreaking musical Company. On the night of his 35th birthday, confirmed bachelor, Robert, contemplates his unmarried state. Over the course of a series of dinners, drinks and even a wedding, his friends - 'those good and crazy people [his] married friends' - explain the pros and cons of taking on a spouse. The habitually single Robert is forced to question his adamant retention of bachelorhood during a hilarious array of interactions. Performances run May 25th thru June 3rd, 2018 at the Columbus Performing Arts Center.  Fri-Sat at 8pm, Sun at 2pm *10:30am performance on June 1st.  549 Franklin Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215.  For more info visit (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/26/2018
by - May 26, 2018's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/26/2018. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: ALLEGIANCE Is an Earnest Celebration of Resilience and Redemption
by Jan Nargi - May 25, 2018

FDR called the attack on Pearl Harbor "a day that will live in infamy." Equally ignominious, though, was his knee-jerk response: the decision to authorize the incarceration of 110,000 Japanese Americans in internment camps - without cause, trials, or hearings - for close to the duration of WWII. The Broadway musical ALLEGIANCE, championed by actor/activist George Takei and based on his true life experiences, attempts to shed light on that particularly ugly chapter in American history precisely at a time when a new generation of immigrants is being persecuted, detained and deported. In its New England regional premiere at SpeakEasy Stage Company in Boston, that mission is only partially achieved. (more...)

MT Wichita Presents SISTER ACT 6/13-17
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Sister Act comes to MT Wichita Next Month! Sister Act opens the season, directed by Mark Madama and choreographed by Robert Hartwell. Mr. Madama is Associate Professor of Musical Theatre at the University of Michigan, with a host of directing credits, both in the U.S. and internationally. Mr. Hartwell's numerous Broadway performing credits include Motown, Nice Work If You Can Get It (Astaire Award nomination) and Bette Midler's original Company of Hello, Dolly!, and he is the founder and director of 'The Broadway Collective.' Scenic designer Adam Koch will join the team to consult on the sets he designed for the Ogunquit Playhouse. (more...)

Photo Flash: Alanis Morissette and More Celebrate Opening Night of JAGGED LITTLE PILL
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Jagged Little Pill celebrated its opening night last night, including a special appearance from the show's composer, legendary rocker Alanis Morissette. Check out shots from the show's opening night below! (more...)

BWW Review: Walnut's MAMMA MIA! 'The Winner Takes It All'
by Pati Buehler - May 25, 2018

Put on your platform shoes, your feather boas and get ready for one of the most popular musicals of all time. (more...)

New St. Somewhere Wine Club by Margaritaville Transports Wine Lovers to a Vacation State of Wine
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Penrose Hill and Margaritaville, the global lifestyle brand synonymous with fun and escapism, have partnered to launch a new wine club, transporting members to a vacation state of wine. St. Somewhere Wine Club by Margaritaville features monthly delivery of premium bottles from around the world inspired by the Margaritaville lifestyle. (more...)

Cruise the Roads of Highway 1 & Take a Break in Cambria, CA This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Whether visitors are coming from San Francisco or Los Angeles, Cambria is the perfect place to press pause on a road trip adventure and unwind. It's the halfway point between the two major cities-with a variety of lodging properties, delicious restaurants, exciting sights, and engaging activities, motorists will leave Cambria for the next leg of their journey feeling refreshed and relaxed. On Main Street in Cambria, everything is close by, so visitors can park their bikes and discover all this little coastal town has to offer. Below are some of the things that road trippers and motorcyclists are sure to enjoy during their next Highway 1 adventure. (more...)

From Honey Ramen to Honey-Roasted Chickpeas: How A Renowned Chef Reimagines Honey
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Renowned Chef Rob Corliss has reimagined the ways that honey can be used - from coffee and brunch to dinner and on-the-go snacks - motivating everyone to be #InspiredByHoney. Corliss, a three-time James Beard House guest chef, has created 10 imaginative recipes and more than 20 tips that encourage anyone who loves to cook to bring honey out of the pantry to the countertop. (more...)

BWW Review: THE TEMPEST, Brighton Open Air Theatre
by Fiona Scott - May 25, 2018

The Tempest follows the antics of a number of stranded voyagers on a remote island. This particular production is presented by The Lord Chamberlain's Men, an all-male outdoor theatre Company founded in 2004, named after Shakespeare's original acting troupe. (more...)

Smokehouse Chicken to Debut on Menus Nationwide Beginning May 28
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Church's Chicken, one of the most beloved brands in the fast-food industry, is giving its guests a first-ever look inside its test kitchen for an up-close-and-personal encounter with the fresh, hand-prepared ingredients and great taste people have loved for 66 years. Church's is launching a nationwide "Here's The Deal" culinary-focused TV advertising campaign, developed by the J. Walter Thompson Atlanta, which connects with guests by highlighting quality, value and choice. The campaign also celebrates the heart of the Church's Chicken dining experience: Real Food Made by Real People. (more...)

Cavit Wines Celebrates National Pinot Grigio Day
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Cavit Collection, makers of America's #1 selling Italian wine brand*, invites wine enthusiasts to celebrate National Pinot Grigio Day on May 17th with a special Pinot Grigio doughnut and savory recipes. (more...)

Steinberg Launches New Simon Phillips Jazz Drums
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Steinberg announced the immediate availability of the Simon Phillips Jazz Drums expansion set for Groove Agent 4 and Groove Agent SE 4. (more...)

L.L.Bean Announces 2018 Summer in the Park Lineup of Concerts and Events
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Outdoor retailer L.L.Bean announced its annual Summer in the Park schedule of free outdoor concerts and activities for families to celebrate the summer in Maine. The concert series that brings regional and nationally-known artists to L.L.Bean's Flagship store in Freeport has become a tradition for locals and summer visitors alike for two decades. Activities also include free morning yoga, outdoor movies, and festivals from July 4 to September 1. (more...)

Iron Dragon TV to Feature Karate Combat Fights in 4K Ultra HD on Ultraflix Network
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Iron Dragon TV announced today that it has signed a deal with martial arts league Karate Combat to feature content on the Iron Dragon TV channels. Karate Combat is the first mainstream, professional, full-contact karate league, with over 100 of the top Karateka in the world representing over 30 countries. Developed by martial arts experts and top competitors, the fighting offers full-contact action in the Karate Combat Fighting Pit, using rules and rewards calibrated to encourage continuous action. (more...)

Lewis & Clark College and PETE to Present A Chekhov Symposium
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

???????Lewis & Clark College in partnership with PETE, are pleased to present a four-day celebration and exploration of the many aspects of Anton Chekhov's work,  and the art of contemporary dramatic translation. A culmination of two years of research and performance, the symposium will feature readings of Št?pan Šimek's new translations of The Three Sisters, Uncle Vanya, The Seagull and The Cherry Orchard. Each piece was workshopped with PETE to collaboratively  translate not just the words, but the ACTION of the plays. Expect the distinct, energetic theatricality of PETE artists and a good show of some of Portland's most accomplished local talent. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Is Hot, Hot, Hot in Ogunquit's Off-Broadway Preview
by Jan Nargi - May 25, 2018

An unequivocal hit is currently heating up the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine in preparation for its transfer Off-Broadway to Stage 42 in NYC July 6. Featuring a veritable goldmine of 40, count 'em, rock 'n' roll, blues, and R&B classics, SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE: The Songs of Lieber and Stoller is a stunning revival of the landmark musical revue that makes all other juke box musicals pale by comparison. (more...)

THE 11:11 Opens in West Hollywood Next Month!
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

The 11:11, a new performance venue in the heart of West Hollywood, is set to officially open its doors. Founded in the early 70s and originally called the Globe Playhouse, it was renamed the Macha Theatre in 2000. Now, under the ownership of theatre and film production Company An 11:11 Experience, the venue is expanding beyond traditional theatre to include live music, comedy, pop-up art-exhibits, film screenings, and private events. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Dare Tactic Presents A ROLLER RINK TEMPTATION
by Walter McBride - May 25, 2018

The final event in The Dare Tactics 4th Season, 'A Roller Rink Temptation' by Catherine Weingarten, rolls into WOW Cafe Theatre this weekend. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tyler Glenn and Carrie St. Louis Strut Their Stuff in KINKY BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Things are looking good at Kinky Boots as they welcome their new cast members. Check out the photos below of Tyler Glenn and Carrie St. Louis joining the Company as Charlie and Lauren! (more...)

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Andrew Garfield
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 25, 2018

Watch below as Andrew tells us all about want this nomination means to him, how he's preparing for the Tonys, and so much more! (more...)

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