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by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2022
The LA Premiere of A TWISTED BARGAIN, inspired by the life and crimes of 'thrill killers' Leopold & Loeb and featuring performances by Tony Ayala and Ryan Armistead-Lee.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2022
Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 will present the world premiere production of YOUR OWN PERSONAL EXEGESIS, a new play by Julia May Jonas, directed by Annie Tippe, which will begin performances Saturday, November 19 and run for six weeks only through Saturday, December 31 at the Claire Tow Theater.  Opening night is Monday, December 5.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 14, 2022
Two of the UK’s most enduring and influential bands, The London Suede and Manic Street Preachers, will be coming to Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, NY on November 21, 2022, on their joint North American tour.
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 5, 2022
Northern Light Theatre will present Squeamish, with a one-hander tour-de-force inspired by Aaron Mark's unique play about the aftermath of a suicide, at the ATB Financial Arts Barns from October 20 to November 5, 2022. Tickets start at $37.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2022
On November 4, 2022 The Ringwald Theatre and Compulsion Dance & Theater will present a reading of the romantic comedy MARRY ME, DENNIS BRANIGAN written by Michael Mizerany.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2022
Just in time for Halloween - A TWISTED BARGAIN, inspired by the life and crimes of Leopold & Loeb, runs October 21-30, 2022 at The Flight Theater at The Complex. Check out photos here!
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 13, 2022
With her new one-woman solo show, Meg Flather has taken her storytelling to a whole new level.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 24, 2021
The Green Room 42 has announced their line-up through next weekend. Located inside YOTEL Times Square (570 Tenth Avenue, Fourth Floor), The Green Room 42 is Broadway's newest, most spacious, and funkiest cabaret club.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2022
 The Gift Theatre has announced its 2023 season, featuring the Chicago premiere of Anna Ouyang Moench’s dark comedy Mothers, directed by Lili-Anne Brown and a revival of Jim Cartwright’s powerful, award-winning drama The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, directed by Devo de Mayo.
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 20, 2021
The Toronto-based opera company, Tapestry Opera has just announced the first half of the year's shows for 2022. They have three productions slated for January-June: Gould's Wall, Songbook XI, and R.U.R. A Torrent of Light.
by A.A. Cristi - May 31, 2022
Annie George Presents HOME IS NOT THE PLACE. Supported by The Meadows Award (part I of the Resilience double bill with Twa)  Part of the Made in Scotland showcase 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2022
Another of the UK’s best-loved actors, Rula Lenska, (ITV’s Rock Follies, Coronation Street, Channel 4’s Celebrity Big Brother) is the latest cast member to be confirmed for the upcoming tour of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022
Today, New 42 announced that their hallmark free dance program, New Victory Dance, will return for another year of summertime performances and arts education for New York City kids, from July 14 - August 4, 2022.
by Claudio Erlichman - May 11, 2022
Arranged on a large board of bodies, 16 artists from Coletivo Impermanente, directed by Marcelo Varzea, take turns each session and reveal autobiographical stories in O Que Meu Corpo Nu Te Conta? The immersive experience transits through universal themes such as sexual harassment, ageism, fatphobia, racism, infertility, compulsion, among others.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2022
Scottish music fans will have the chance to show their support for Ukraine by attending a special fundraising performance in Perth Concert Hall.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2022
The Black Angel of History: Myth-Science, Metamodernism, and the Metaverse, a special exhibition that analyzes visual culture and technology within the genre of Afrofuturism, is now on display in Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall Gallery as part of the Hall’s citywide Afrofuturism festival.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 16, 2022
Following a successful staged reading with the National Women's Theatre Festival, Little Egg, Big World, by Rachel Leighson (Blood on My Mother's Apron) will premiere Off Broadway at Theatre Row for a one-night-only presentation on June 24th at 8:00pm. Courtney Seyl (Compulsion, Mirrors) will direct and Ian McQueen (Cabaret on the Couch, Blood on My Mother's Apron) will produce. This presentation is co-produced by the Broadway Bound Theatre Festival.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022
From the writer of the hit shows, THE BIG D, WALLY & HIS LOVER BOYS and MARRY ME, DENNIS BRANIGAN, comes the first play in his Thrillogy Series, A TWISTED BARGAIN.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022
Northern Light Theatre is inviting you to book your seat now on their next exciting journey. Join them on their 47th year of flight, bringing challenging and provocative theatre to Edmonton audiences.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2022
The internationally lauded culinary artist and singer Alexander Smalls issues Let Us Break Bread Together on Smalls House Productions, his new collaborative imprint with Outside in Music.
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 25, 2022
Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing playright, Garret Jon Groenveld about his fascinating career and the upcoming, 'The Hummingbirds' at NJ Rep.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2022
Compulsion Dance & Theatre has announced the cast for the Los Angeles Premiere of A Twisted Bargain, the first play in Michael Mizerany's Thrillogy Series.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 14, 2022
PS21 announces highlights of PATHWAYS, the popular pas de deux between nature and the arts, at its largest and most ambitious, still free and low-cost to the community.
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 6, 2022
Florida-based cabaret performer and driveway concert sensation Meri Ziev returns to Manhattan with her debut club act NEW WORDS.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2022
Compulsion Dance & Theatre has announced the cast for the World Premiere of A Twisted Bargain, the first play in Michael Mizerany's Thrillogy Series.
by Michael Major - Jan 24, 2023
Kicking off early May in the US, the tour will hit the UK and Ireland for five-dates starting May 16th at Glasgow’s Old Fruitmarket and finishing at Whelan’s, Dublin on May 24th. Morgan will also play the inaugural Highways Festival at London’s Royal Albert Hall on May 20th.
by Bruce Glikas - Jan 20, 2023
Lightning Rod Special presents a return engagement of their critically acclaimed musical The Appointment. The production had its opening night recently, and stars attended include Celia Keenan Bolger, Sara Bareilles, and more. Check out photos here!
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Jan 19, 2022
there's hardly a joke that misfires, hardly a dance step that doesn't thrill, and hardly a song that doesn't connect. It all works together, and the audience will leave utterly sated. Not to miss.
by Paige Cochrane - Jan 19, 2022
In Chicago, 1924, Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb each receive life, plus 99 years, for the despicable murder and kidnapping of 14-year-old Bobby Franks.
by Michael Major - Jan 13, 2023
“I Can’t Help Myself” follows Mokita’s previous single “High” released last month. “High” addresses compulsion and could be a journal entry into Mokita’s own expedition of obsession. Mokita’s revitalizing beats and dynamic production offers a fresh take on dealing with this heavy and complicated subject.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2023
TEDx Talks: The Murder Room is a horror/thriller inspired by the films Split and Misery. It is the 2nd play in the Thrillogy Series, written & directed by Michael Mizerany and an homage to everything that is horror - jump scares, dark humor, violent altercations and killers that just won't die.
by Rachael F. Goldberg - Feb 3, 2022
'Compulsion or the House Behind' is a good show, with a strong creative team and an immensely talented cast, but it’s also a flawed one. With pacing issues and a shyness about fully facing the questions it raises, it’s often a frustrating production. But it’s a thought-provoking one for that same reason.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 11, 2022
Back by popular demand: after her sold-out New York City nightclub debut, Meri Ziev returns for two more performances of her cabaret NEW WORDS at Don't Tell Mama on March 12th at 4:00 p.m. and March 13th at 7:00 pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2022
Lightning Rod Special will present a return engagement of their critically acclaimed musical The Appointment, lead written by Alice Yorke (SPEECH), Eva Steinmetz (SIGN FELT!), Scott R. Sheppard (Underground Railroad Game), and Alex Bechtel (The Light Princess).
by BWW - Dec 5, 2022
The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld San Diego Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 27, 2022
The legendary Mandy Patinkin is touring in 2023! See where Patinkin will be performing, how to purchase tickets and more!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 23, 2022
Milton Keynes Theatre welcomes brand-new stage adaptation of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel to the city 24 - 28 Jan 2023. Hayley Mills (Pollyanna, The Parent Trap, Whistle Down the Wind) Paul Nicholas (Jesus Christ Superstar, BBC 1's Just Good Friends, Eastenders and Rula Lenska, (ITV's Rock Follies, Coronation Street, Channel 4's Celebrity Big Brother will star in this feel-good tale of love, adventure, and starting-over. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2021
Beginning on January 26, and running through February 20, 2022, Theater J will bring Compulsion or the House Behind to the stage. Hailed by the New York Times as an “absorbing” and “fascinating, multilayered tale,” Compulsion tells the semi-fictional story of Sid Silver, a man obsessed with making sure the world hears the story of Anne Frank.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2021
Shakespeare & Company announced today the first three titles slated for production during its 45th Season, beginning June 2022.
by BWW - Dec 19, 2022
The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld San Diego Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by BWW - Dec 12, 2022
The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld San Diego Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by Robert Encila-Celdran - Aug 9, 2022
Here lies a critical distinction between Middle Alison and Bruce. In spite of the initial tumult around her sexual revelation, she revels in her transparent admission, only to discover that her father has been harboring secrets as a homosexual. His enduring shame from illicit affairs, coupled with his inability to accept the pain caused by his gradual unmooring of ethics (sleeping with hired help and seducing underage students) leads him to a tragic decision to end his own life.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2022
The Donmar Warehouse has announced the cast for the European première of David Yazbek and Itamar Moses' multi-Tony award-winning musical The Band's Visit, directed in a new production by Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst.Cast and onstage band: Alon Moni Aboutboul, Sharif Afifi, Jason Alder, Marc Antolin, Harel Glazer, Levi Goldmeier, Ido Gonen, Michal Horowicz, Emma Kingston, Shira Kravitz, Nitai Levi, Yali Topol Margalith, Ashley Margolis, Carlos Mendoza de Hevia, Miri Mesika, Peter Polycarpou, Ant Romero, Idlir Shyti, Maya Kristal Tenenbaum, Sargon Yelda, Baha Yetkin.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 5, 2022
The final week of performances for A TWISTED BARGAIN, inspired by the life and crimes of Leopold & Loeb, are this Thursday-Sunday, April 7-10, 2022 at The Forum Stage at The Tenth Avenue Arts Center. 
by Michael Major - Apr 5, 2022
Mandy Patinkin appeared on last night's episode of Jeopardy! to present a category based on the life of Benjamin Franklin. Patinkin voices the Benjamin Franklin in Ken Burns’s two-part, four-hour documentary based on the life of the founding father.
by Jim Munson - Apr 29, 2022
BroadwayWorld talks to actor/playwright/comedian Adam Strauss about his two seriously funny solo shows, 'The Mushroom Cure' and 'Adam Strauss Is Not Unhappy' running at The Marsh Berkeley through May 27th.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 20, 2022
Award-winning chef, restaurateur and vocal master Alexander Smalls celebrates the African American Spiritual with new series release Let Us Break Bread Together
by Michael Major - Apr 13, 2022
Pascal Stevenson is announcing her debut album as Fashion Club. Lead single “Feign For Love” is powered by towering drumbeats and a hypnotic chorus, bridging the gap between disarming experimentalism and pop pleasure. Pulling inspiration from influences as Kate Bush, Brian Eno, and Wire, Scrutiny is a tour de force of dreamlike art-rock.
by Michael Major - Apr 11, 2022
Chase and Status returned to the limelight unveiling their hard-hitting and trailblazing singles “When It Rains” ft. BackRoad Gee, complete with a Jack McMullen starring, Hector Dockrill-directed cinematic visual and the addictive smash “Don’t Be Scared” ft. Takura. The duo also announce their sixth studio album, What Came Before.

Compulsion Frequently Asked Questions

What Tony Awards has Compulsion been nominated for?
Best Scenic Design for Peter Larkin.

What productions of Compulsion have there been?
Compulsion has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1957.