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Ambassador Theatre

(New York, NY)
219 W. 49th St.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020
Play-PerView has announced programming and casting for upcoming events through December 19th and concludes its 2020 season of online productions. On Saturday December 12th at 7:00pm EST, Play-PerView will live stream Cock by Mike Bartlett (King Charles III).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020
The Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Board of Trustees today announced the election of Nora Ann Wallace as its new board chair and Natalia (Natasha) Chefer and Timothy Sebunya as vice chairs. Nora Ann Wallace has served on BAM’s board since 1997, and as vice chair since 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020
For over twenty years the Chicago Cabaret Professionals' (CCP) annual Gala has been a festive live event.  
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2020
Theatre Arts in Observatory, Cape Town, has today (26 November) announced that all scheduled live performances at the venue for the rest of 2020 have been postponed.  The call was made following the resurgence of Covid-19 in the Western Cape. 
by BWW Staff - Nov 25, 2020
Voting is open for the BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards - which are back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! Voting is only only through December 31st, so make sure to have your say and vote!
by Student Blogger: Chloe Hechter - Nov 25, 2020
I hate theatre people. Okay, that was harsh. I don’t hate ALL theatre people.
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 24, 2020
The Broadway World Awards for Cabaret have new categories this year to acknowledge artists who shard their whole shows online. These are the shows nominated by fans for their work and their generosity.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2020
In an effort to bring the joy of music to households throughout the state this holiday season, Utah Symphony | Utah Opera announced today that it will offer On Demand streaming of three previously-scheduled December live performances after news that Salt Lake County Arts and Culture venues will be shut to the public until the end of the year.
by TV News Desk - Nov 24, 2020
This year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will be anything but average. Taking place only digitally, we know that staples like Broadway performances, balloons, floats, and an appearance from Santa Claus will stay put as part of the broadcast. But what will change?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2020
The judges of the Capsule Theatre Festival - launched earlier this year by Sarah Berger of the So and So Arts Festival - have announced details of the four winning plays, that will eventually be produced, rehearsed and staged in a black box theatre space and also filmed in 3D technology by LIVR.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2020
Due to the current rise in COVID-19 cases in and around Shelby County, Playhouse on the Square has made the difficult decision to suspend all scheduled in-person stage productions until June of 2021.  This includes the 52nd season line up of performances on the stages of  Playhouse on the Square, The Circuit Playhouse, and TheatreWorks at the Square.
by Alex Freeman - Nov 23, 2020
Happy Thanksgiving week to our readers in the United States! With continued news about the development of an effective vaccine and the conversation turning to how the vaccine will be deployed globally, the light continues to grow brighter at the end of the tunnel for this intermission. This week, however, we have some stories that demonstrate the extensive amount of damage that has occurred to companies across the globe, and how even if the industry is starting to see a path forward in the future, for some individual companies there are dark days ahead. There are also stories of bright spots: summer arts festivals in Australia have been planning (and re-planning, and planning again) for how to get themselves up and running in a safe fashion, Las Vegas continues to bet big on live entertainment, and AEA and SAG-AFTRA have finally reached an agreement on streaming theatre. All this, plus a new digital service from BroadwayWorld, below!
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 23, 2020
Twenty years later the songs of John Bucchino are still in demand. On December 15th fans all over the world will get to see why.
by TV Scoop - Nov 23, 2020
Find out what's happening on Coming Up on a New Episode of NEXT and if it's a new episode, airing on FOX on Tuesday, December 1, 2020!
by Marianka Swain - Nov 23, 2020
Alice Hamilton's directing work includes the Olivier-nominated Every Day I Make Greatness Happen at the Hampstead Theatre,The Weatherman at Park Theatre and While We’re Here at the Bush Theatre. She's now back at the Hampstead to helm Harold Pinter's The Dumb Waiter, which premiered here 60 years ago.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2020
Daniel Ward has been announced as the winner of the 51st George Devine Award for his debut play The Canary and the Crow, picking up a prize of £15,000. The Canary and the Crow is the coming of age story of a working-class black kid accepted to a prestigious grammar school.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2020
The final play for 2020 in the staged reading series Our Second Stage presented by Moira Blumenthal Productions will be A KIND OF REUNION written by Hungarian-born Australian clinical psychologist, writer and human rights advocate Alice Spigelman to be presented on Wednesday 16 December at ARA Darling Quarter Theatre.
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 22, 2020
These chatty Cathys have made sure that, during the show business shutdown, there was a way for fans to get to know their favorites a little better, and each host developed their own voice and vision. Let's talk about the shows nominated for Broadway World Awards for BEST REGULARLY SCHEDULED CHAT SHOW.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2020
Alison Brie, star of the Netflix show GLOW, recently talked with The Playlist for an upcoming episode of The Fourth Wall podcast about a possible film, following the show's cancellation in October.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2020
Charleston Stage has announced that all in-person performances at the Dock Street Theatre have been delayed until Fall 2021. Streaming, education and upcoming outdoor performances will continue.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2020
The holidays would not be complete without The Nutcracker presented by Frisch's Big Boy, especially during these challenging times.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 21, 2020
BroadwayWorld put together a list of all the live action musicals you can stream on Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, BroadwayHD, and Disney Plus. Are you looking for something to get your mind off… all of this? So are we. Because everyone needs some escape,
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 21, 2020
Six online concerts will replace 20 show in person... but you know with Urban Stages involved, the shows will be good.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2020
Rogue Theater Festival is a, self described, mom and pops minus the mom and pop, theater festival operating in the heart of New York City.
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
Introducing Michael Lanza - the pop multi-instrumentalist who blends genres in a constantly evolving sound.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
In response to ongoing public health guidance and regulations on indoor assembly, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre will not return to the theater for the remainder of its 2020-2021 Season. Performances impacted by this decision include performances of 'Cinderella' with the PBT Orchestra (Feb. 12-14, 2021), and more.
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
AXIOS on HBO continues with a new episode MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23 (11:00-11:30p.m. ET/PT), featuring insightful and news making interviews with top leaders and decision makers from a range of sectors, including politics, tech, media, science and business.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
The Spring Lake Community House and Theatre has announced their 38th Annual Production of Scrooge 2020 Style~~Outdoors~~It will be shorter but as joyful as ever. The production will be a reduced version of the play that has become a beloved Christmas tradition for thousands of people every December.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
16 Words or Less, a short film produced by Staging Film in association with The Tank (Meghan Finn, Artistic Director), is an Official Selection for the 2020 Austin Indie Fest Virtual Film Festival. The film, directed by Meghan Finn and adapted by Peggy Stafford from her play of the same title, will be screened on Sunday November 22nd at 5:00PM CST.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
The Jazz Foundation of America, the 31-year-old New York-based non-profit serving the jazz community, will continue its fundraising efforts on behalf of musicians affected by the pandemic with “Bird Calls,” a glittering December 10 livestream celebrating the centennial birthday of alto saxophonist Charlie “Yardbird” Parker.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020
Today, The Cleveland Orchestra announced the cancellation of the 2020 Christmas concert series at Severance Hall December 10-23, 2020 due to the recent and continued rise of positive cases of Covid-19 across the state in order to maintain the health and safety of audiences, musicians, staff and volunteers.
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2020
Long-running and widely influential New York music festival, globalFEST, has announced dates for its 17th edition set for January 11 – 14, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020
Wendell Pierce (Olivier nominee for Best Actor for Death of a Salesman) will make his University Musical Society (UMS) debut with a Digital Artist Residency that will feature a filmed, fully-staged production of James Anthony Tyler's 2015 play, Some Old Black Man. The two-person play also features veteran actor Charlie Robinson.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020
Theatre503 announced US playwright and activist Pravin Wilkins as the winner of the 2020 Theatre503 International Playwriting Award. Pravin accepted the Award from his home in Pittsburgh at an online event attended Theatre503's community of writers, industry & friends, hosted by the theatre's Chair Erica Whyman and Artistic Director Lisa Spirling.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2020
J.L. “Lynn” Singleton, President and CEO of the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), announced today via a brief PPAC video that due to the national touring industry's decision to reset national tours and schedules this winter through the late fall of 2021,  PPAC will not be presenting national Broadway tours or any Broadway shows from this January through June 2021 as previously announced.
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2020
REELZ today announced its December 2020 premieres with a music themed lineup of new specials, new episodes of returning original series and the REELZ premieres of music documentaries Queen and Adam Lambert: The Show Must Go On, ZZ Top: That Little Ol' Band from Texas and Keith Richards: You Can't Rock Me.
by Student Blogger: Isabella Gonzalez - Nov 18, 2020
There are many components that make up the classic Thanksgiving experience, but nothing screams Turkey Time more than the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
by Student Blogger: Brittany Davis - Nov 18, 2020
Well, it’s that point in the semester. The point when it gets dark super early, the semester has been going on forever and ever, and the homework is starting to pile up again post midterms.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2020
Austin global folk fusion group, Ley Line, is proud to announce their new single 'Tous Que Je Vois' set for release on November 13, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2020
Eureka Chamber Music Series has appointed Tom Stone and Maggee VanSpeybroeck as Co-Artistic Directors. The EMCS board of directors has also added new members Julie Fulkerson and George Ponnay. Founded by Pearl and Bob Micheli, ECMS has presented renowned classical musicians in live concerts to Humboldt County since 1993.
by Pauline Vella - Nov 18, 2020
If 2020 could be summed up perfectly in a show, that show would be ANNIE!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2020
Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, and Barry Hughson, Executive Director, today announced that Canadians across the country will be able to enjoy the magic of The Nutcracker this holiday season. In partnership with Cineplex, a special presentation of the beloved classic, previously captured live at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto, will be available to stream online on the Cineplex Store and shown at more than 50 Cineplex theatres across Canada from December 4, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2020
Local Theater Company (Local) announces selections for its annual festival of new American plays, Local Lab. In honor of the theater's 10th season, Local has expanded the festival and will now support the development of 10 new works including four scripted plays, three artist-devised works, two original commissions and a new musical.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2020
The producers of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at the Sydney Festival have announced postponement of the production to a later date. 
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 17, 2020
The Broad is alive and well and Ms. Dowdy is living proof.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2020
When announcements about the 2020 Tony Awards began earlier in the fall, buzz circulated that The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing were looking to hold the event before the end of the year. Now the timeline remains unclear.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2020
Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with Sue and Frank Guarino, have announced the staged readings for this year's competition finalists.  Streamed live via Zoom, the six readings will take place on the Playhouse on the Square main stage, December 6-8 & December 13-15 at 7:00 pm. 
by Stage Tube - Dec 1, 2020
President Obama describes the decision-making process behind his administration's use of drone strikes and why he ultimately had to reform the system. Barack Obama's new memoir 'A Promised Land' is available everywhere now.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2020
An additional sixty-one Midwestern arts and culture organizations received COVID-19 relief grants today from Arts Midwest through Phase 2 of the United States Regional Arts Resilience Fund.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2020
651 ARTS, Brooklyn's premier institution for the African Diasporic performing arts, presents the world premiere of  a groundbreaking new film - Memoirs of a…Unicorn: A BLUEPRINT - exploring the experimental collaging of intimate encounters and experiences in the three year journey of the dance installation Memoirs of a… Unicorn by choreographer Marjani Forté-Saunders and composer Everett Saunders. The film will premiere on Thursday, December 3rd at 7pm EST//4pm PST with showings on December 4th and 5th at 8pm EST/ 5pm PST.