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Second Stage Theatre

About the Theatre
(New York, NY)
307 West 43rd Street (at 8th Avenue)
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2022
Open Stage, a professional theatre company in downtown Harrisburg, and Sankofa African American Theatre Company will be bringing their co-production of Crowns, a musical by Regina Taylor, to Open Stage's Capital BlueCross Main Stage May 28 through June 26.
by A.A. Cristi - May 6, 2022
Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee this June at the Old Royal Naval College.  This iconic London landmark is the perfect place to come together with fun events for the whole family all weekend long.  As part of the Queen's Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend, there will be The Queen's Visit exhibition, interactive open-air theatre show A Midsummer Faery Den and a daring escapology and acrobatics performance, Submersion.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022
Peter Morgan, creator of The Crown, will be presenting the world premiere of his stage play Patriots, starring Tom Hollander, at London’s Almeida Theatre in July. The play focuses on Russian oligarchs,
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2022
The New Harmony Project, an organization dedicated to supporting writers interrogating the complexity of hope, has announced that they will continue in-person programming with their 35th annual spring conference in idyllic New Harmony, Indiana.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022
Skylight Music Theatre announced the full cast for the Wisconsin premiere of Dennis DeYoung’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame, running May 20 through June 12, 2022. Performances take place in the beautiful Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward.
by Andrea Stephenson - May 29, 2022
This cast is comprised of superb storytellers who use their voices, facial expressions, and movement to draw the audience into the performance. The most remarkable part of Crowns is the way in which it tackles heavy and complicated themes in a way that leaves the audience with an overwhelming feeling joy and hope that unites and uplifts.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 29, 2022
A near sold-out crowd gathered at the Benedum Center as Pittsburgh CLO and The Michael J. Kara Family honored Allegheny County’s finest high school performers at the 31st Annual Pittsburgh CLO Gene Kelly Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theater on Saturday, May 28, 2022. View the full list of winners
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2022
Donned in eclectic and electric attire including effervescent neon, shimmering metallics, and futuristic frocks, some 200 guests gathered to celebrate TheatreWorks Silicon Valley at its spring fundraiser A Muse Ball, an interactive and colorful celebration of art and inspiration.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022
The Kennedy Center engagement of To Kill a Mockingbird, Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin’s new play, directed by Tony® winner Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee’s classic novel, will play the Kennedy Center’s Opera House, June 21–July 10, 2022. Find out how to get tickets, who is in the cast and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022
Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the upcoming world premiere production of 53% OF. The production will feature ANNA CRIVELLI, EDEN MALYN, MARIANNA McCLELLAN, GRACE REX, CATHRYN WAKE, and AYANA WORKMAN.
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022
For Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe founding member Jnana Cooper, her life’s journey hasn’t always been smooth. But she has come out the other end stronger and, to celebrate, she will return to WBTT – where her professional artistic journey began – and perform in a special concert presentation on June 13 titled “Unbreakable: An Evening with Jnana Wilson Cooper.”
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 8, 2022
The Joyce Theater Foundation welcomes the return of Brooklyn-based Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE with open arms for the company’s 2022 home season.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2022
The complete cast is announced today for the First National Tour of the history-making production of To Kill a Mockingbird, Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee's classic novel. Find out who's in the cast and how to get tickets.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022
The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts today announced its 2022-2023 season. The new Ordway Presents Series features four concerts, including Broadway titan Patti LuPone and multi-genre recording artist and instrumentalist Damien Sneed.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2022
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) will present two one-act productions with the newly commissioned world premiere of I Shall Not Be Moved followed by the return of Your Negro Tour Guide, which has been revamped since it last appeared on ETC’s stage in 2010.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 28, 2022
Chicago's acclaimed Hell in a Handbag Productions makes a long-awaited return to New York with its 20th anniversary production of THE DRAG SEED, an unauthorized parody of the 1956 psychological horror-thriller film The Bad Seed. Written by Artistic Director David Cerda and directed by Cheryl Snodgrass, THE DRAG SEED begins performances March 31 at La MaMa.
by Michael Major - Mar 28, 2022
A force to be reckoned with, Lilith Czar has been commanding stages across the US following her striking transformation and the release of her debut album Created From Filth And Dust. Today she is thrilled to announced that she will be supporting Halestorm and The Pretty Reckless later this year on their Summer 2022 Tour.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 22, 2022
Contra Costa Civic Theatre concludes its live, in-person Main Stage season with the musical Crowns by Regina Taylor, adapted from the book “Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats” by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry. Directed by Kimberly Ridgeway, with music direction by Branice McKenzie and choreography by Jennifer Frazier, Crowns plays for 15 performances from April 15-May 15.
by Barry Lenny - Mar 15, 2022
I have been lucky enough to be involved with this festival for many years.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 1, 2022
The GRAMMY nominated Christian group, Casting Crowns is bringing their signature sound to Playhouse Square March 31, 2022,
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2022
Singer-songwriters Ali Taylor and Gary Wayne have teamed up for a joint single release titled 'Showed Me Love.' After receiving over 250k streams on Spotify, the duo has released the official lyric video for the release.
by Cindy Marcolina - Jun 23, 2022
Chris Bush is having a marvellous year. The writer has been populating theatres across England steadily for months, and now rings in a double-press night on the same day.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022
The Spy Ninjas announced they will take their detective, martial arts, and hacking skills from the screen to the stage with the all new Spy Ninjas Live. Find out how to get tickets and more. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2022
Popejoy Hall will present two musicals still running on Broadway as well as a couple of well-known stars as part of its 2022-2023 season. The season includes 21 shows overall with a total of 50 performances from October 6, 2022 through June 11, 2023.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022
Second Stage Theater has announced two new productions for its upcoming 2022-23 Season. Tony Award-nominee Bess Wohl will return to the Tony Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street) this Fall with the New York premiere of CAMP SIEGFRIED. Spring 2023 will see the Broadway premiere of Larissa FastHorse's THE THANKSGIVING PLAY,
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 15, 2022
Debut hour from nice young man, Sam Lake. In 2020, Sam wrote a show all about his upcoming wedding. Then both the wedding and show were swiftly cancelled. Based on his own personal love story, it's a show about reassessing your goals when things don't go how you planned. But it's also funny. And there's cake. We'll have a lovely time. As well as starring in All 4's The Joy of Missing Out and Dave's The Comedy Guide to Life, Sam has also won Leicester Square New Comedian of The Year.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2022
Prost! Brauhaus Schmitz will present Sommerfest Block Party and Summer Festival on South Street on Saturday, June 25th, from 11:00am to 7:00pm. The city's award-winning German restaurant will take over the entire 700 block of South Street for a full day of family fun that includes the region's largest Maypole, authentic German dancing, and more.
by BWW Staff - Jun 1, 2022
Philadelphia is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2022
On Monday, June 6th, Second Stage Theater will host the Fair Chance Job Fair. Fair Chance Hiring means that employers refrain from including questions about conviction history in the application process before a job offer is made. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2022
Ronald K. Brown / EVIDENCE will return to Jacob’s Pillow in Week 2 of the Dance Festival this year from June 29-July 3. The company will perform several works, including the world premiere of The Equality of Night and Day, with noted jazz composer Jason Moran playing live for each performance.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 7, 2022
Full Circle Productions announce they have been awarded a grant from the Ford Foundation to support the creation of the United Hip Hop Vanguard, a network of leaders and cultural workers who will host program activities that will support and reverse the past two decades of erasure within the national Breakin (Breakdance) community.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 26, 2022
Open Stage, a theatre company downtown, and Sankofa African American Theatre Company are proud to announce their next co-production, Crowns, a musical by Regina Taylor, which will play May 28 to June 26 on Open Stage's Capital BlueCross Main Stage.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 24, 2022
Hell in a Handbag Productions will continue its 20th anniversary season with a revival of its popular comedy The Drag Seed, an unauthorized parody of the 1956 psychological horror-thriller film The Bad Seed.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2022
Carmen Ruby Floyd returns home for a special one-night only concert at Shea’s 710 Theatre on Saturday, April 9 at 8:00 PM. Carmen’s exquisite soprano voice will take us on a melodic journey from her childhood in Buffalo, to her education at Niagara University, and on to the bright lights of Broadway.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 4, 2022
Quick off the heels of his romantic hit 'Lady', Garrett Tyler is back with yet another passionate single ahead of Valentine's Day entitled 'The Moment'.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2022
The opening of the new Children's Artspace gallery, hit musicals and live concerts are among highlights of Adelaide Festival Centre's Autumn 2022 season, with free events at Festival Theatre's grand new entrances lighting up the Riverbank precinct in coming weeks.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 25, 2022
Hell in a Handbag Productions will continue its 20th anniversary season with a revival of its popular comedy The Drag Seed, an unauthorized parody of the 1956 psychological horror-thriller film The Bad Seed.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2022
Pop/R&B artist DANiiVORY releases new music video for single 'Pink Lightning.' Pink Lightning by DANiiVORY is a song that is filled with power and that power could not have been shown better in its music video. Ivory displays confidence and style all throughout the video that will be felt by the viewers.
by Andrea Stephenson - Feb 19, 2022
Sankofa African American Theatre Company and Gamut Theatre Group bring an unique, uplifting, and thought-provoking experience to audiences with their production of Echoes of Voices of the Eighth: Stories from Harrisburg’s Old Eighth Ward. It is an illuminating play filled with history, heart, and hope.
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Feb 17, 2022
CROWNS takes us on a magical journey about the fabulousness of hats in the culture of African American women. After a family tragedy, Brooklynite Yolanda finds herself in South Carolina with her grandmother. She meets a group of women who teaches her the power and importance of their crowns.
by Stage Tube - Feb 14, 2022
Watch below as Brierley Resident Acting Company member Liz Mikel invites audiences to experience 'Our Town' at Dallas Theater Center before she heads to Broadway in 1776!
by Michael Major - Feb 10, 2022
This 5-track EP features songs performed by Holly Hobbie herself (Ruby Jay) from the latest season of Holly Hobbie, including the song “Wouldn’t You Rather” which is available now. In its third season, the series is airing Thursdays on Disney Channel, and new songs from the episodes will be released each Thursday leading up to the full EP release.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2021
Concord Theatricals has announced the acquisition of Keli Goff's The Glorious World of Crowns, Kinks and Curls for its Samuel French imprint. Goff is a writer/producer on the Sex And the City reboot And Just Like That, which begins airing on HBO Max this Thursday, December 9.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022
Memphis native, 17-year-old singer/songwriter, Brooke Fair has announced her forthcoming nine-track studio album, 'The Things We Were,' set to release on May 20th. The album is available for pre-order/pre-add across all digital stores, with the single, 'First Love,' being available now.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022
Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre will stage Samm-Art Williams’ HOME – one of the most honored plays exploring the Black experience in America - from June 4 -19.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022
Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), today announced the recipient and four finalists for the 2022 Barbara Whitman Award.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2022
Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) concludes its live, in-person Main Stage season with the musical Crowns by Regina Taylor, adapted from the book “Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats” by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022
The National Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Steven Reineke, will perform lush orchestrations of classic Disney songs featuring celebrated Broadway stars in a weekend of performances on Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022
The New Harmony Project, an organization dedicated to supporting writers interrogating the complexity of hope, has announced that they will continue in-person programming with their 35th annual spring conference in idyllic New Harmony, Indiana.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022
Second Stage Theater has announced that Deeksha Gaur has joined the Company’s Board of Directors as a Trustee. Additionally, the Board is announcing the appointment of Janet Lynne Knopf, who joined the Board as a Trustee during the pandemic shutdown.