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Freud Playhouse ( Los Angeles, CA)
Los Angeles, CA

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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.


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BWW Review: Sarah Ruhl Pits Growing Up Against Growing Old In FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY
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BWW Interview: Allison Guinn, Madame Thenardier in LES MISERABLES at The Bushnell in Hartford, October 3 - 8
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Photo Flash: York Theatre Company's DESPERATE MEASURES Welcomes Celebrity Guests Dr. Ruth Westheimer and Lucie Arnaz
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BWW Review: Latin Rhythms Overcome ON YOUR FEET Shortfalls at Shea's Buffalo Theatre
by Michael Rabice - Sep 24, 2017

LATIN RHYTHMS OVERCOME 'ON YOUR FEET' SHORTFALLS No one would be more surprised to see a Cuban-American immigrant turn into an international superstar than a young Gloria Estefan herself. But years later her story is being retold on stage in ON YOUR FEET- The Emilio and Gloria Estefan Broadway Musical. After a near 2 year run on Broadway that recently closed in August, the National Tour has been in Buffalo rehearsing for weeks and opened to an energetic audience on Saturday night at Shea's Buffalo Theatre. (more...)

Guilty Pleasures Cabaret to Sing and Dance in HALLOWEEN FREAK SHOW
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BWW Review: HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME at Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company
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BWW Review: BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON Rocks Mad Horse Theatre's Opening
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HeadFirst Productions Presents a Ten Day Multi-Arts Festival A FESTIVAL OF SEX, LOVE AND DEATH
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HeadFirst Productions presents a new multi-arts festival at The Pleasance Theatre, titled A Festival of Sex, Love and Death. The festival brings five events from eight companies, including three double bills, to Islington for ten days this autumn. (more...)

BWW Review: Forward Flux's Double Feature, Pt. 2: She's 32, He's 15, NO MORE SAD THINGS Is Still Worth Seeing
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It starts ambiguously; two actors stare lovingly into each other's eyes, knelt on the ground as a third person sound-checks their ukulele. The two lovebirds Jessiee (Kiki Abba) and Kahekili (Lance Valdez), do not look like your typical, starry-eyed couple. And that kind of becomes the joke in No More Sad Things . Now performing as part two of Forward Flux's double-feature, No More Sad Things examines an inappropriate relationship that satisfies two people on a cosmic level (and that's the only level that audience members will be comfortable with). (more...)

IAMA Theatre Co Opens 10th Season with SINNER'S LAUNDRY and REDLINE
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Two new plays offer radically different takes on the search for redemption when IAMA Theatre Company opens its 10th Anniversary Season with two Company member-written world premieres. John Lavelle's fast-paced, edgy sci-fi comedy Sinner's Laundry, directed by Becca Wolff, opens for press on Friday, Oct. 20. Christian Durso's haunting and provocative Redline, directed by Eli Gonda, opens on Saturday, Oct. 21. Both plays continue in repertory through Nov. 19 at the Lounge Theatre in Hollywood. (more...)

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KPOP is here and America will never be the same. Claim your exclusive, all-access pass and immerse yourself in the Korean Pop music factory where stars are made... or broken. KPOP is presented by Ars Nova, in association with Ma-Yi Theater and Woodshed Collective, KPOP is a high-octane immersive event that gives you a backstage pass to a K-pop music factory. (more...)

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FST Opens Winter Cabaret Season with MACK THE KNIFE: THE BOBBY DARIN SONGBOOK
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Photo Flash: ROCK AND ROLL MAN Celebrates Opening Night
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A bevy of New York talent and Broadway producers mingled with guests in New Hope, PA, during the cast party held at Hotel du Village following the opening night performance of Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story , a Caiola Production, making its world premiere at Bucks County Playhouse through October 1, 2017. (more...)

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Dacor Turns Mealtime Into Showtime at the 2017 Greenwich Wine + Food Festival
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BWW Previews: AN OCTOROON at Area Stage Company
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Under the wise hands of John Rodaz, An Octoroon is going to be a show all too pressing for the contemporary theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at Capitol City Theatre
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As we enter the gymnasium at Kinikiwaunomac High School we are greeted with the pep band, all in t-shirts and hats sporting the Kinikiwaunomac Kinkajous. This is the stage for the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee! We await the mix of young men and women who gather together for the Spelling Bee. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BREATHING HOLE at the Stratford Festival Offers Beautiful Design and Compelling Storytelling
by Lauren Gienow - Sep 23, 2017

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Photo Flash: San Francisco Opera Mounts LA TRAVIATA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

San Francisco Opera presents Verdi's La Traviata in ten performances at the War Memorial Opera House, September 23 through October 17. Company Music DirectorNicola Luisotti leads an international cast featuring three artists making their Company debuts in leading roles: Romanian soprano Aurelia Florian as Violetta Val ry, Brazilian tenor Atalla Ayan as Alfredo Germont and Polish baritone Artur Rucinski as Giorgio Germont. (more...)

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City Theatre Austin Stages Classic Whodunit THE MOUSETRAP
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Enter the world of murder, mystery, and the mastermind of Agatha Christie as City Theatre begins the 12th season with the world's most popular crime drama The Mousetrap. CTC guest director Stephen R. Reynolds directs the production and features the cliffhanging cast of Stacy Trammell, Levi Gore, Dillon Dority, Alexzandria Siprian, Elise Odgen, Denver Surgener, Justin Heller, and Darren Scharf. (more...)

JAG Productions Announces Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

Join the Company for an evening of food, fashion & fun in collaboration with Revolution's Fall Fashion Show! Proceeds of the $75 per person tab help support events scheduled by JAG Productions for its 2017-2018 season! (more...)

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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/23/2017
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BWW TV: Why Are All the D'Ysquith's Dying? The GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE Tour Gets Ready to Continue the Mystery!
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Deloitte Sponsors Team USA Athletes for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 2018
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Optimum Nutrition ('ON') has introduced its 'Gold Standard Zone' mobile tour. The high-tech mobile unit features interactive, state-of-the-art activities to educate and engage visitors in fitness and nutrition. The tour will visit the Mr. Olympia Expo in Las Vegas on September 15 and 16 before making several other stops around the country. (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Meet HAMILTON's New Aaron Burr (Sir), Daniel Breaker!
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