Music Box Theatre

(New York, NY)
239 West 45th St.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
Box of Tricks have released rehearsal images for their upcoming premiere of Daniel Kanaber's new play Under Three Moons.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 6, 2019
Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan will return to Broadway with the second of his two exhilarating dramas celebrating Lyndon B. Johnson's legacy: THE GREAT SOCIETY. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
Composer, singer-songwriter, actor, author and activist Sting will headline celebrations for Peace One Day's 20th anniversary at Shakespeare's Globe on London's Bankside this September. This year Sting was recognised by the BMI Pop Awards for his enduring hit single “Every Breath You Take” as the Most Performed Song on radio, and he will close the concert with a special performance for Peace Day.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Box of Tricks have released production images for the premiere of Daniel Kanaber's new play Under Three Moons which premieres tonight at The Lowry Salford until Saturday 28 September and then tours till Saturday 2 November.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Gloucester Stage Company continues its 40th Anniversary Season of professional theater with Karen Zacarías' Native Gardens from September 27 through October 20 at Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. This contemporary comedy follows high-powered lawyer Pablo Del Valle, and his very pregnant wife, doctoral candidate Tania, who have just purchased a house next door to community stalwarts Virginia and Frank Butley. Soon a disagreement between the neighbors over a longstanding fence line derails their plans of realizing the American Dream.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
SHADOWLAND STAGES today announced completion of casting for CRY IT OUT - the final production of the theatre's 2019 regular season.
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2019
Michael C. Hall stopped by 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' to take a shot at explaining the complicated plot of In the Shadow of the Moon and his cameo as the world's best bowler in Documentary Now! and vividly describes his first NYC apartment. Watch the video below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced the cast for the first play of the new season, Keen's 20th: Paul O'Brien, Pamela Sabaugh and Tommy Schrider will star in Brian Friel's Molly Sweeney directed by Mr. Silverstein. 
by Julie Musbach - Sep 10, 2019
Slave Play, the acclaimed new work by Jeremy O. Harris, directed by Robert O'Hara, is on its way to making its Broadway debut.
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Oct 2, 2019
Sir Ian McKellen. On stage. Talking about theatre. That's it a?' five stars (could it ever be anything else?). But, before you click off Broadway World, let me tell you a few reasons why Ian McKellen On Stage is one of the most enjoyable nights in a theatre I've ever had.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2019
Pear Theatre, always a champion of new plays by local playwrights, presents a?oeFresh Producea??: staged readings of two new plays under development from members of the Pear Playwrights Guild. a?oeThe Queen's Cookies, or Cymbeline Simplifieda?? by Carol Wolf, and a?oeMothers of the Bridea?? by Meghan Maugeri will be performed by local actors on Friday evening and Saturday afternoon at the Pear Theatre, 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View. Tickets ($15 per reading, or $20 for both) can be purchased by visiting or calling (650) 254-1148.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
In celebration of President Jimmy Carter's 95th birthday (October 1, 1924), Charlotte's Off Broadway (Producer, Anne Lambert) today announced the cast and creative team for the Off-Broadway premiere of CONFIDENCE (and The Speech), a new play, written by Susan Lambert Hatem and directed by Hannah Ryan (Hamilton, An American in Paris) for a limited engagement at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street a?' between 9th & 10th Avenues).
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019
TodayTix will celebrate the Summer 2019 season by offering tickets to the best performances in the top weekend getaway locations for New Yorkers.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019
The Public Theater announced casting today for CORIOLANUS, the second show of The Public's 2019 Free Shakespeare in the Park season. Directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, the war-torn tragedy seen for the first time in 40 years, begins performances on Tuesday, July 16 and runs through Sunday, August 11, with an official press opening on Monday, August 5.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019
Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced that it will produce Intimate Apparel, a new opera with music by Ricky Ian Gordon and a libretto by Lynn Nottage, based on her critically acclaimed play.  The production, which will be directed by Bartlett Sher, will begin previews Thursday, February 27 and open on Monday, March 23 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019
The Eleventh Annual Running of the Red Bulls Gala Benefit took place on Monday June 3rd, at 6pm, celebrating the company's 16th Season and honoring director Daniel Sullivan, actor Condola Rashad, and the American Theatre Wing with the 2019 Matador Awards for Excellence in Classical Theater. Proceeds from the evening will support all of Red Bull Theater's programs including its Off-Broadway productions of The White Devil and Mac Beth, Revelation Readings series, and its Shakespeare in Schools initiative.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019
The Walt Disney Company UK and Ireland has today announced the principal company for the UK and Ireland tour of the landmark musical THE LION KING which will open in Bristol in September 2019 before moving on to Edinburgh in December 2019. Further cities will be announced in due course.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019
Great River Shakespeare Festival kicks off its 16th season at the end of June, producing Shakespeare's Macbeth and Cymbeline, as well as a world premiere adaptation of Carlo Goldoni's The Servant of Two Masters, Nilaja Sun's No Child..., and White Rabbit, Red Rabbit by Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019
BroadwayWorld has learned that Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton, And Charlie Cox will lead an upcoming revival of Betrayal, direct from its critically acclaimed London run.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019
In ancient Athens, a father owns his daughter. Falling in love outside his wishes is not an option. Hermia faces death if she does not obey.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Get a peek inside the rehearsal room for The Public's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of CORIOLANUS, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Theatre for a New Audience founding artistic director Jeffrey Horowitz, having just received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 OBIEs, today announces TFANA's 40th anniversary season. The 2019-2020 programming exemplifies what makes TFANA, in the words of the OBIE committee, one of the city's most vital institutions championing adventurous and urgent productions of Shakespeare alongside other writers.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019
At a time when civil liberties are under assault, there is a need to look into our past and explore how great artistic works and our history can shed light on our path forward. A new production of As You Like It takes a classic work and revisits another period of great unrest in America. The production explores societal divides and offers an opportunity for rebirth and creativity.
by Kathleen Peterson - Jul 9, 2019
The Great River Shakespeare Festival in Minnesota has taken up one of the Bard's more obscure plays as part of its Season 16 offerings. CYMBELINE is difficult to classify (one scholar called it a "comical-tragical-historical-pastoral-dramatic-romance")! But that also makes it a lot of fun.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019
As it celebrates its 15th anniversary in 2019, South Asian performing arts company Phizzical is delighted to announce full casting for the world premiere of its upcoming musical thriller Stardust.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019
Great River Shakespeare Festival opened the fourth show of its 16th season last night, with the world premiere of Beth Gardiner's new adaptation of Carlo Goldoni's The Servant of Two Masters. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019
Casting details are announced for the Royal Shakespeare Company's productions of King John and A Museum in Baghdad opening in the Swan Theatre this winter.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2019
Come From Away is in its third year on Broadway! Meet the current cast of the musical below!
by Paul Smith - Jul 27, 2019
Tom Hiddleston is taking the Broadway stage! The globally-known actor, most recognized for his portrayal of Loki in multiple Marvel films, is making his Broadway debut this season.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
Headlong today announce the full cast for Hedda Tesman which will receive its world premiere at Chichester Festival Theatre before playing at The Lowry, Salford.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019
Ahead of its 60th Birthday, Hampstead Theatre announces Roxana Silbert's inaugural season as Artistic Director.
by Paul Smith - Jul 20, 2019
Hamilton is ready to blow us all away as they enter their fourth year of their monumental Broadway run! Take a look at the current cast that is burning up the Richard Rodgers stage.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019
Babson College and Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) announced today the discontinuation of their partnership effective January, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019
Get a first look at The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of CORIOLANUS, directed by Daniel Sullivan. CORIOLANUS is running at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park through Sunday, August 11.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019
Steppenwolf's Ensemble is one of the most prestigious gatherings of names in theatre including stars such as Annette Bening, Laurie Metcalf and Tracy Letts. One among them also includes star of stage and screen Martha Plimpton, up until recently. According to the Chicago Tribune, Plimpton has withdrawn from the Ensemble.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
Shuga Pie Supreme is thrilled to present The Goodbye Party by Charlie O'Leary directed by Charles Quittner at Boscoe Barles Backyard (290 N 6 St.)
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
Box of Tricks have announced full casting for the premiere of Daniel Kanaber's (Shiver, Watford Palace Theatre) new play Under Three Moons which will start its Autumn tour at The Lowry, Salford in late September.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2019
The magic is real at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway! Prepare to be on the edge of your seat as Harry, Ron and Hermione launch into a thrilling new adventure that begins 19 years later. The entire theatre has been transfigured to immerse you in this spectacular world where epic duels, extraordinary spells and beloved characters come to life. Filled with unprecedented stagecraft and thrilling storytelling, this Tony Award-winning show is a singular, unforgettable experience. Get to know the current cast of the Broadway production!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) is pleased to continue its Common Access Initiative as part of its 24th season of "Free Shakespeare on the Common." Cymbeline runs July 17 - August 4 on the Boston Common. CSC is committed to keeping theatre accessible - financially, geographically, and artistically - as well as inclusive for patrons of all abilities. CSC has offered at least one American Sign Language (ASL) performance nearly every season since its founding in 1996, and in recent years has had the opportunity to meaningfully expand its disability access programming and offerings.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019
The Public Theater will begin performances of the 2019 Free Shakespeare in the Park production of CORIOLANUS on Tuesday, July 16 at The Delacorte Theater.
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 6, 2019
 The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of CORIOLANUS, directed by Daniel Sullivan, opened just last night at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. We're taking you inside the big night below!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 5, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019
Greenhouse Theater Center and Proxy Theatre present the Midwest premiere of MIDSUMMER (A Play with Songs), written by Scottish playwright David Greig, with music by indie-favorite Gordon McIntyre and direction by Randy White.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019
The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team of the riveting West Coast premiere of Noura by Heather Raffo (the award-winning 9 Parts of Desire, the opera Fallujah), a graduate of The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program. Loosely inspired by Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House, Noura received the prestigious Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Original New Play and the L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award. Directed by Johanna McKeon (Off Broadway's I Have Loved Strangers and Tokio Confidential), Noura begins performances September 20, 2019 and runs through October 20 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run September 20a?"25. Opening night is Thursday, September 26 at 8:00 p.m. Single tickets on sale now, starting at $30.00, and can be purchased online at, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE [234-5623], or at the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019
Today a consortium of New York City cultural, educational, and media institutions announce Peter Brook/NY (Karen Brooks Hopkins, Executive Producer), a citywide recognition of Brook's work and his collaborations with Marie-Hélène Estienne from 1953 to the present. In addition to the U.S. Premiere of Brook and Estienne's Why? which Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA) presents September 21 a?" October 6 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, Peter Brook/NY features programing from BAM, The Center for Fiction, Columbia University, French Institute Alliance Française's Crossing the Line Festival, Hunter College, The Juilliard School, TFANA, and WNET.  A booklet produced by BAM Hamm Archivesa?"featuring historic photographs, a timeline of Brook's productions and New York presence, an essay by writer Violaine Huisman, and information about Peter Brook/NY eventsa?"will be available to all attendees and online at and
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
While the 30th season of Bard on the Beach continues until September 21, Artistic Director Christopher Gaze has just announced the lineup for the Festival's 31st Season, which will run from June 11 to September 26, 2020. It includes the most popular play in Bard's history, plus a thrilling historical drama, a music-filled Jazz Age romance and a provocative contemporary play based on Milton's Paradise Lost.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
Lincoln Center Theater, under the direction of André Bishop, has announced it will produce a new musical during its 2019-2020 season. FLYING OVER SUNSET, with a book and direction by James Lapine, music by Tom Kitt, and lyrics by Michael Korie, will feature choreography by Michelle Dorrance, and will begin previews March 12, 2020 and open on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Carmen Cusack, Harry Hadden-Paton and Tony Yazbeck will head the cast with additional casting to be announced at a later date.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019
In a Sunday presentation broadcast from the stage of the Blackfriars Playhouse - the world's only recreation of Shakespeare's indoor theatre - American Shakespeare Center (ASC) Artistic Director Ethan McSweeny announced the fifteen plays produced over three distinct seasons that will comprise the company's 2020 artistic programming, his second year and first full season at the helm.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
Producers Lia Vollack, Joey Parnes, Sue Wagner, and John Johnson today announced the cast and creative team for Almost Famous, a world premiere musical with book and lyrics by Academy Award winner Cameron Crowe, based on his iconic film. Almost Famous, which will open the 2019-2020 Season at The Old Globe (Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and Managing Director Timothy J. Shields), is directed by Tony Award® nominee Jeremy Herrin and features original music and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize and two-time Tony Award winner Tom Kitt. Performances will run September 13 a?' October 20, with an official opening night on September 27.