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Distracted - 2009 - Off-Broadway


Laura Pels Theatre

(New York, NY)
Harold & Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre 111 West 46th Street
by TV News Desk - Oct 8, 2020
Netflix today is ramping up the Norwegian production slate and announces Battle: Freestyle, the second feature adaptation of the novel by writer Maja Lunde.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2020
Musical theatre has a history of big, splashy, high-kicking casts, and that’s what many people think when they hear the word “musical.” The increasing trend for writers wanting to tell a poignant, dramatic story (and producers wanting to pay fewer actors) is to use a tiny cast of six or fewer to narrow the focus without getting distracted by glitter.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
Cameras everywhere, pervasive government surveillance of citizens, rampant totalitarianism.
by Student Blogger: Sabrina Duke - Oct 29, 2020
There was once a time where theatre students across the country had to learn their craft off a computer  screen due to a virus called Covid-19.
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
Atlanta-based artist Andy Mineo released his last single, “Always in a Rush [feat. Mez]” today, from his upcoming EP, Happy Thoughts, out November 18.
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2020
The multi-instrumentalist and fingerstyle guitar artist.
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 22, 2020
Darnell White is staying focused on his work behind the piano and his life of hopefulness. Here, he chats with Stephen Mosher about all of it, including the upcoming release of the film THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS, for which he served as musical director.
by TV Scoop - Oct 19, 2020
Find out what's happening on Coming Up on a New Episode of LA''S FINEST and if it's a new episode, airing on FOX on Monday, October 26, 2020!
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2020
Wielding six strings and a pen, prolific rocker Will Hoge’s mission has always been unadulterated and honest; unabashedly sharing his opinion no matter who it pisses off while maintaining respect from his peers.
by Student Blogger: Annie Coulson - Oct 15, 2020
Today I am going to be live reacting to the 2020 Tony nominations.
by TV Scoop - Oct 12, 2020
Find out what's happening on Coming Up on a New Episode of L.A.''S FINEST and if it's a new episode, airing on FOX on Monday, October 19, 2020!
by Amber Kusching - Oct 11, 2020
#txtshow (on the internet) is a completely immersive multiscreen performance featuring a mysterious character named txt (pronounced a?oetexta??) who recites a script written anonymously in real-time by a live audience (on the internet).
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2020
Times are tough around the world in 2020, and life in the backwoods of Appalachia is no exception.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020
The New London Barn Playhouse has announced two holiday performances to be held virtually in December. First, on Saturday, December 5, 2020 the New London Barn Playhouse will present a live radio production of Miracle on 34th Street.
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Nov 20, 2020
If you’re told a lie long enough, you begin to believe it, says the riveting Katherine Stenzel as federal prisoner up for a second parole hearing, Lorelei Beatrice Beckmann. Along with her inexperienced public defender, Benny, expertly brought to life by William Statzer, we fall prey to her exploitation of the truth to suit her will, bent, twisted, but never fully broken.
by Kathleen Anwar - Nov 20, 2020
The story of Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End is a biographical, one-woman show about the life of this accomplished and beloved mother, writer, and activist. Though our modern housewives and stay at home moms may look different today- their struggles, dreams, and unspoken frustration remain largely the same- making many parts of Bombeck’s story inspiring and relatable.
by Gary Naylor - Nov 16, 2020
Seeing so accomplished and engaging a production as this (VOPERA's first to boot), a genuine question arises - is the socially-distanced, digitally distributed show no longer merely a stopgap, an ersatz simulacrum, but a new art form in itself?
by Student Blogger: Caiti Ho - Nov 14, 2020
Ever since we got sent home and started online learning, it has been nothing but work for seven months, with the occasional five-day break given to us before the next term or semester began. Thank goodness it is November because come December, I will be off until March and I cannot wait.
by TV Scoop - Nov 12, 2020
Find out what's happening on Coming Up on a New Episode of BIG SKY and if it's a new episode, airing on ABC on Tuesday, November 24, 2020!
by Dara Homer - May 6, 2021
If Theatre Tulsa weren’t already a wellspring of stellar live performances, I would consider encouraging them to go into the movie business.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2021
Mirvish Productions is launching a brand new theatre show, the first of its kind to open in Toronto. “Stay Home and Do Nothing” is an immersive new theatrical experience where the spectator is the star and where the goal is a healthier world for all.
by Amber Adams - Mar 26, 2021
Now through March 28, the big idea for Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella (originally filmed in 20217) brings a whole new yet historical meaning to the cinder in the Cinderella.
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2021
In celebration of the new record, Ben will be performing an exclusive one-off global live stream event.  Filmed at the iconic Goonhilly Earth Station on the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall, UK, Ben and his band will perform new album tracks for the first time.
by Student Blogger: Danielle Urban - Mar 24, 2021
As a disclaimer, these are not every trait of the types in the enneagram, just some of the ones I chose to highlight while doing this article. I really love the enneagram topic, but if you are basing yourself off the traits I write down, please take a more detailed test of the enneagram, you can find them online, and with that, let’s go!
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2021
Throne of Ivory, a collection of singles and b-sides, represents a young American songwriter growing into his full potential. Berry has previously released two LP’s on Run for Cover Records: Start All Over Again (2018), a sparkling case of Neil Young worship, and Berryland (2019), an ennui ridden nod to the sounds of Primal Scream and Americana.
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2021
Season 2 of MY LITTLE PONY: PONY LIFE continues to feature the Mane 6 galloping through Sugarcube Corner. Together, they discover mysterious objects, uncover puzzling scenarios and experience binding moments.
by TV Scoop - Mar 22, 2021
Find out what's happening on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of AMERICA''S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS and if it's a new episode, airing on ABC on Sunday, April 11, 2021!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2021
Dakota Academy of Performing Arts presents The Little Prince, running March 26 & 27, 2021 at 7 p.m., and March 27 & 28, 2021 at 2 p.m. in the Belbas Theater.
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 1, 2021
Whether art imitates life or life imitates art, Tislarm Bouie is using all the parts of himself in his dance film 'Thug'.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2021
Eden Theater Company announces the featured actors and directors for their presentation of The Kitchen Plays, three new one-act plays set in the kitchen, written by emerging NYC playwrights and created specifically for Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2021
SHUNIA takes the listener through mantra melodies, energetic vocals, and dynamic compositions worthy of a feature film score. They are joined by renowned Moroccan artist Hassan Hakmoun on two of the tracks. Lisa Reagan and Suzanne Jackson became friends while attending graduate school at University of Maryland
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2021
Pls Like, the award-winning mockumentary series spoofing online influencers, is to return for a third series produced by Baby Cow Productions and directed by Simon Bird (Friday Night Dinner, The Inbetweeners), marking his TV directorial debut.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2021
Howard Johnson, veteran jazz musician, tuba innovator and founding member of the Saturday Night Live band, died at home in New York on Jan. 11, 2021, following a long illness, according to his longtime partner, Nancy Olewine. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2021
After releasing 4 singles from his critically-acclaimed album, 'Things To Come,' including two international #1 iTunes chart-toppers, one might think Jeremy Parsons would sit back and enjoy the sweet sounds of success.
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2021
Harmony House is the highly anticipated new album from Dayglow to be released May 21st worldwide on Struble’s own Very Nice Records in partnership with AWAL. Since releasing his debut album Fuzzybrain, Dayglow has connected with fans around the world.
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2021
While the Angels Sigh, set for release on April 23, 2021, is at once a musical affirmation of personal power and grace, and an acceptance of human weakness and fallibility. Cindy has written a songbook for the “sandwich generation,” with wisdom for millennials, and gratitude to the generations that came before her.
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2021
Dark-alt pop duo Charlotte Spiral impressed with their debut EP Ideal Life in February 2020, garnering widespread critical acclaim, a Union Chapel show in support of Alice Boman, a Rough Trade Recommends showcase, and support from BBC6 Music.
by Monica Moore - Dec 9, 2020
Inside the cavernous Fly Palmy Arena, Greek legend collides with space opera via Cirque de Soleil in the epic human-powered gravity and vertigo-defying Dust Palace sci-fi reset of Homer’s Odyssey. It’s an audacious live mash-up featuring elements of Star Trek, Star Wars, Red Dwarf and Guardians of the Galaxy. So what if a few details get changed, rearranged or condensed in the telling. This is outer space, man. Homer’s story – colossal though it is – is simply a means to frame Herculean feats of aerial artistry and dramatic beauty, while showcasing high-level production values on a grand theatrical scale.
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2020
We want to help Netflix members take a breath, reset and start fresh in the new year. That's why we're thrilled to announce Netflix and Headspace have joined together for three new shows launching in 2021, all produced by Vox Media Studios.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2020
Los Altos Stage Company has announced the second one-actor production in its current 3-Show Virtual Mini Season.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2020
Eden Theater Company will present three new one-act plays set in the kitchen, written by emerging NYC playwrights and created specifically for Zoom. Livestreamed performances will be on Friday February 5 at 8pm, Thursday, February 11 at 8pm, Friday, February 12  at 8pm Friday, February 19 at 8pm, and Saturday, February 20 at 8pm. Tickets ($10) are available for advance purchase at The performance will run approximately 50 minutes, with no intermission.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2020
Eden Theater Company will present three new one-act plays set in the kitchen, written by emerging NYC playwrights and created specifically for Zoom. Livestreamed performances will be on Friday February 5 at 8pm, Thursday, February 11 at 8pm, Friday, February 12  at 8pm Friday, February 19 at 8pm, and Saturday, February 20 at 8pm.
by Student Blogger: Emma Rose Dorsch - Dec 14, 2020
Last week, we began to see the light at the end of the tunnel.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 13, 2020
Many Broadway stars have taken their incredible talents off the stage and onto your TV screens. One channel that has welcomed Broadway talent with open arms is Hallmark! Which Broadway stars would you like to see in Hallmark's holiday films in 2021?
by Stephi Wild - Apr 9, 2021
Today's top stories: Broadway vaccination site opens next week, new Beatles musical She Loves Me premieres in Denmark in 2022, Heathers announces West End return and UK tour, and more!
by Barry Lenny - Apr 9, 2021
Bondage, discipline, and sexual power games.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Apr 23, 2021
The Importance of Being Earnest is probably Oscar Wilde’s best-known play. Now over a century old, the satirisation of society’s desire for wealth and status holds true today. Now adapted by Yasmeen Khan, the story moves to the north of a modern-day, multi-cultural England where the cast is focused on social media, numbers of followers and Nando’s.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2021
The Washington National Opera's production of MARRIAGE OF FIGARO is now streaming online! Check out this production as part of their streaming series.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2021
With live audience events finally able to return to New York art houses, 'Used and Borrowed Time,' written and directed by Sophia Romma, will have its red carpet world premiere May 7 at 7:00 PM at Quad Cinema, 34 West 13th Street in Greenwich Village.
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2021
Written to capture the emotions and complicated feelings that are often attached to the embarrassing situations we replay in our minds, Lang describes “Stuck” as “the point where you feel overwhelmed with all the voices in your head.”