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Closing:January 12, 1992

McGinn-Cazale Theatre

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2162 Broadway (4th Floor)
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by A.A. Cristi - Sep 27, 2022
The bone-like crunch of crisp fallen leaves alongside an eerie feeling of something supernatural in the air can only mean one thing: it's time for this year's Boo! Short Play and Music Festival at the Players Theatre.
by Herbert Paine - Sep 25, 2022
Carpe diem! Smell the roses! These exhortations to relish life while you have it weave through the silly and reflective moments of Paul Elliott’s EXIT LAUGHING, on stage now through October 22nd at Don Bluth Front Row Theatre in Scottsdale, Arizona. Well-directed by Van Rockwell and featuring a golden cast.
by Tina St. Angelo Wetzel - Sep 16, 2022
It's so nice to have you back!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2021
Soho Rep. today announced a robust 2021-22 season with which it will reopen its home at 46 Walker Street. The company welcomes full-capacity in-person audiences back for the first time since late 2019 with the presentation of works-in-progress from the Writer/Director Lab, a signature program of the theater for over two decades.
by BWW Special Offer - Oct 31, 2022
Special Offer: Come see the Lakeway Players fall musical, Nunsense. Join the Lakeway Players in an evening of wholesome and zany fun for the musical comedy, Nunsense by Dan Goggin. Performance Dates are November 3, 4, and 5, 2022. Doors open at 6:30 pm; curtain rises at 7:30 pm.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 28, 2022
West Village audiences continued to embrace the Halloween spirit last weekend during the third and final weekend of the Players Theatre Boo! Short Play Festival.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 24, 2022
From the privacy of our bedrooms to our streets, parks and suburbs, Harmonia takes you on a wild romp through the places that make us who we are. Weaving together music, movement and poetry, join inclusive theatre group City of Voices as we delve into stories of the local and personal, and celebrate 30 years of finding common ground. 
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 Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2022
The Players Theatre Boo! Short Play Festival is now taking place. Each weekend for three weeks this month, a new selection of spooky 15 minute original plays premieres to West Village audiences. Last weekend's audience-selected winner was 'Apartment 666', written by Danielle Boss and directed by Keyla Mata.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 14, 2022
Soprano Jessica Dean, counter tenor Nicholas Tolputt, tenor Richard Black, baritone Alex Roose and Rachel Beesley on violin will join the Adelaide Baroque Orchestra for its final concert for 2022. Rachael Beesley is Co-Founder, Co-Artistic Director, and Concertmaster of the Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra, and is recognised as a world leader in historically informed performance
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 11, 2021
MainStage Irving-Las Colinas will open its 2021-2022 season with Dan Goggin’s Nunsense, a sinfully funny musical featuring catchy songs, irreverent comedy, and the madcap misadventures of five nuns!  
by Lorens Portalatin - Oct 11, 2021
MainStage Irving-Las Colinas will open its 2021-2022 season with Dan Goggin's Nunsense, a sinfully funny musical featuring catchy songs, irreverent comedy, and the madcap misadventures of five nuns!
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Birmingham Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by Kathleen Anwar - Nov 18, 2021
Turning to the stage to raise funds for the funerals of their dearly departed members, these sisters sing, tap, and puppet their way through a variety show where we learn about their personal stories and the apparently unpredictable life of a nun.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2021
From the writer of the hit shows THE BIG D and WALLY & HIS LOVER BOYS, and the director of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, comes the brand new romantic comedy MARRY ME, DENNIS BRANIGAN.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022
Dedicated to Wurmy's children, River Jack and Stella Hawk, and his dearly departed garden compatriot Leonardo Chalupowicz with whom Wurmy first dreamed about making garden inspired music, this 18 track album is both a call to action and an thesaurus of knowledge on nature, the environment, the big bang, and so much more.
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2022
This autumn, Leeds Playhouse is proud to present Natasha Gordon’s critically acclaimed debut play NINE NIGHT in co-production with Nottingham Playhouse. Its three-week run on the Courtyard stage is in partnership with the OUT OF MANY FESTIVAL, which takes its name from the Jamaican national motto Out of Many, One People.
by Marianka Swain - Mar 9, 2022
Among the many reflections on the legacy of the late, great Stephen Sondheim, here comes a touchingly personal one from his frequent collaborator Maria Friedman, who also pays tribute to two other dearly departed composers: Marvin Hamlisch and Michel LeGrand.
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 4, 2022
The Williamson County Performing Arts Center at Academy Park and Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department (WCPR) are excited to announce the cast and creative team for Nunsense. Performances will take place April 1, 2022 at 7:30 p.m., April 2, 2022 at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, April 3, 2022 at 2:30 p.m.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 4, 2021
“I am a total sucker for an out of context cover. Inevitably when you strip back the original production of any song and frame it in a new light, alternate meanings tend to emerge,” says front-man Alejandro Rose-Garcia.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 18, 2022
As the World Premiere production of Whippoorwill by Ruth Kirschner approaches, Centenary Stage Company announces a talk-back with the playwright, Ruth Kirschner, after the 8:00 pm performance on April 1. Performances of Whippoorwill will take place March 31 through April 10 in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center,
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 14, 2022
Theater Breaking Through Barriers has announced their 6th Virtual Playmakers’ Intensive — VPI6: STAR CHANGERS, fifteen new, original short plays created specifically for digital platforms. Each play will be presented live, twice each evening.  A talk-back with the artists will follow each performance.
by Michael Major - Jun 23, 2022
Emma Ayz (pronounced “eyes”) has recently announced her debut EP, “Animus.' Emma releases the deeply personal track “Judy,” along with accompanying video. “Judy” begins with a stark drone that dissipates into a lush elegy. Here, Emma puts herself in the shoes of a friend grappling with lost time, after their mother quickly passes away.
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2021
Dualtone founder Scott Robinson also spoke with The Boot and recounted his surreal and fateful visit with Johnny and June Carter Cash prior to recording her pivotal GRAMMY Award-winning album Wildwood Flower, which would become one of the label's inaugural releases.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 8, 2021
Now entering its 36th season of award-winning plays and musicals, FHT's new 2021-22 season has it all - music, merriment, mayhem and not a little romance. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 30, 2021
On July 30th, Blues Traveler will release Traveler's Blues a collection of re-imagined and re-charged classics from The American Blues Songbook (on Round Hill Records) and featuring special guests Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, Warren Haynes and Keb' Mo' as well as Rita Wilson and John Scofield who join the band on their cover of the Gnarls Barkley hit “Crazy.” 
by TV News Desk - Jul 13, 2021
Amerikinda: 20 Years of Dualtone features a slew of Dualtone artists and alumni all covering each other’s songs in celebration of the label’s landmark birthday.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 10, 2022
Theatre Palisades will present NUNSENSE. NUNSENSE is a hilarious spoof about the misadventures of five nuns trying to manage a fundraiser. Sadly the rest of the sisterhood died from botulism after eating vichyssoise prepared by Sister Julia Child of God.
by Jade Kops - Jan 16, 2021
MAUREEN: THE HARBINGER OF DEATH is a wonderful reminder that Western society should be doing more to acknowledge and listen to its older women.
by Jerri Shafer - Jan 13, 2022
In the Baptist backwoods of the Bible Belt, the beleaguered Turpin family proves that living and dying in the South are seldom tidy and always hilarious. Despite their earnest efforts to pull themselves together for their father’s funeral, the Turpins’ other problems keep overshadowing the solemn occasion. Performances run January 15th thru the 30th, 2022 at Little Theatre Off Broadway, 3981 Broadway, Grove City, Ohio. For reservations/more info visit: or call 614-875-3919.
by BWW Staff - Jan 11, 2021
Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Dayton Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 9, 2021
Roll The Bones X, the special edition reissue celebrating the 10th anniversary of Shakey Graves’ breakout debut album Roll The Bones, is set for release on April 2 via Dualtone Records. Originally released in 2011 exclusively on Bandcamp, the forthcoming double LP release will now be available on all digital service providers for the first time.
by Michael Dale - Feb 6, 2022
Jaime Sunwoo on the significance of SPAM in Asian American culture and Taylor Mac and Matt Ray throw the hottest jazz funeral in town.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 23, 2021
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma’s 2021 season kicks off next month under the stars in downtown Oklahoma City with the first of five, fully-staged, outdoor productions planned over the coming months.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 23, 2021
The song was previously released on Shakey Graves’ 2011 Bandcamp exclusive debut album Roll The Bones and is now available on all digital service providers for the first time.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2022
The Williamson County Performing Arts Center (WCPAC) at Academy Park and the Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department (WCPR) have announced upcoming events for March and April 2022.
by Harker Jones - Dec 7, 2021
The smash hit LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE sparkles like a tree full of ornaments on Christmas Eve at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 28, 2021
Sister Julia, Child of God, has accidentally killed fifty-two residents of the Little Sisters of Hoboken convent with her tainted vichyssoise. With the deceased nuns on ice in the deep freeze, the remaining nuns – ballet-loving Sister Leo, street-wise Sister Robert Anne, befuddled Sister Mary Amnesia, the Mother Superior Mary Regina, and mistress of the novices Sister Mary Hubert – stage a talent show in order to raise the money to bury their dearly departed.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2021
Sugar Ray by Laurence Holder will have its theatrical premiere January 6 to 23, 2022 at Gene Frankel Theatre, 24 Bond Street, presented by 24 Bond Arts Center in association with Faith Steps Productions and performed by AUDELCO-winner Reginald L. Wilson.  The theater's playing area will be transformed into a boxing ring for the production.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2022
Parx Casino, Pennsylvania's #1 casino, presents Blues Traveler at the Xcite Center on Friday, September 30, 2022. The seminal, six-time, platinum rockers will bring their 35th Anniversary celebration to the Bucks County music showroom with songs from their latest Grammy-nominated album, plus their greatest hits including 'Hook,' 'But Anyway' and 'Run-Around.'
by Herbert Paine - Aug 13, 2021
Like vintage wines, veteran actors Lee Cooley and Jim Coates just get better with age in Don Bluth Front Row Theatre’s reprise of Ron Clark’s bittersweet play, A BENCH IN THE SUN, now playing through September 18th.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 4, 2022
Fountain Hills Theater announces the opening of the hilarious musical Nunsense.
by Herbert Paine - Apr 29, 2021
In a show that may have worn out its Heavenly stage welcome, the Saving Grace of Arizona Broadway Theatre's production of NUNSENSE, is embodied in an ensemble of five artists who render performances that rise above the script. Thankfully, through the ninety-some minutes of show time, a heavenly host of angelic voices lifts the spirit. The show runs through May 16th.
by Alan Henry - Apr 24, 2021
We've rounded up some of the top productions on stage this summer! Find something near you to see using our comprehensive guide below!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 2, 2021
Roll The Bones X is receiving critical praise—American Songwriter states, “This lo-fi style resulted in a distinctive ‘Shakey Grave’ sound that blends folk music with an array of unexpected elements.”
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2021
Lyric Theatre’s 2021 season will continue next week with the opening of the sinfully funny hit musical Nunsense, presented outdoors April 21 through May 9, at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. Nunsense follows the misadventures of five nuns who are trying to manage a fundraiser.
by Jerri Shafer - Apr 12, 2021
Nunsense is a hilarious spoof about the misadventures of five nuns trying to manage a fundraiser. Sadly, the rest of the sisters died of botulism after eating vichyssoise prepared by Sister Julia Child of God. Thus, the remaining nuns stage a talent show in order to raise money to bury their dearly departed. With catchy songs and irreverent comedy, Nunsense is sure to keep you rolling with laughter! Performances run virtually April 8th thru the 18th, 2021. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit: .

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What productions of Dearly Departed have there been?
Dearly Departed has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1991.