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46th Street Theatre

(New York, NY)
226 W.46th St.
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by Stage Tube - Sep 9, 2020
Oscar nominee Denis Villeneuve (“Arrival,” “Blade Runner 2049”) directs Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ “Dune,” the big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal bestseller of the same name.
by TV News Desk - Sep 8, 2020
Focused on telling groundbreaking stories throughout 2020, TNT will air the network premiere of Fences on Sunday, September 27th, at 10 p.m. ET. Fences joins TNT’s growing diverse line up of poignant films that showcase the world in which we live. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020
Patton Daye Slater Productions announced today that Tony Award-winning producer, Obie Award-winning actor and renowned director Tamara Tunie (Julius Caesar on Broadway with Denzel Washington, 'Law and Order: Special Victims Unit') has signed on to direct the company's New York-bound musical drama Love & Southern D!scomfort.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 5, 2020
Today's Theater Stories features The August Wilson Theatre!
by Cara Joy David - Sep 4, 2020
As readers know by now, the 2020 Tony Awards are going ahead based on a severely abbreviated season. Many were hoping there would be elimination and/or combination of categories to make them more competitive, but that announcement did not come as of the season’s final Tony Awards Administration Committee meeting. The existence of one category in particular has puzzled many: Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre.
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2020
'The Glorias' is coming! The film is now available to stream on Amazon Prime Video. 
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2020
HBO's BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME will debut SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT, with Mahershala Ali, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Angela Davis, Tip 'T.I.' Harris, Mimi Jones, Ledisi, Greg Alverez Reid, Nate Smith and Olivia Washington rounding out the previously announced cast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2020
KPFK Radio's Arts in Review, Los Angeles's longest-running radio showcase on live theater and cabaret, airs Fridays (2-2:30pm) on KPFK 90.7FM.
by Susan Haubenstock - Sep 22, 2020
Richmond's TheatreLAB won ten awards and eight went to Virginia Rep in the 13th annual Artsies, presented virtually for the first time.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020
Live online at 3:00pm Thursday, September 24th, Skylight Live presents another new play. Written by Wendy Kout & Jeff Reno, Gregg T. Daniel will direct. Skylight Theatre Company brings together some of LA's most talented writers, directors and actors for weekly presentations, discussions, and uplifting works, written specifically for this medium.
by Jade Kops - Sep 13, 2020
Sydneya??s New Theatre becomes one of the first Australian theatres to reopen with social distancing precautions with their production of Lally Katza??s NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2020
On September 11, 2020, Signature Theatre released the fourth episode of The Signature Show, a free biweekly half-hour digital experience featuring performances by acclaimed artists, interviews, celebration of new musical voices and memories of Signature's past and a glimpse into its future.
by David Green - Oct 9, 2020
Coyote StageWorks, the Coachella Valley-based award winning Actors Equity professional theater company, announced that it won a total of nine  awards from the Desert Theatre Leaguea's annual awards announcement on October 4th, the most awards presented to a professional theater company. Coyote StageWorks had been nominated for 28 awards, many for the production of a A Doll's House, Part 2 by Lucas Hnath, which ran from February 7 though 16 at the Palm Springs Cultural Center, and their popular Barbara Keller Playdate Series of staged readings. Coyote StageWorks has now received an impressive 89 Desert Theatre League Awards since it was founded. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
In time for the holiday season and in partnership with WAMU 88.5 FM, Washington, D.C.'s NPR news station, Ford's Theatre presents a one-hour radio play adaptation of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, featuring acclaimed Washington actor Craig Wallace as Ebenezer Scrooge. WAMU 88.5 FM will broadcast the play on December 25, 2020, at noon ET.
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2020
Chadwick Boseman will be submitted to awards shows posthumously as a leading actor for his role in 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom,' the upcoming film adaptation of August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
by Andrew Child - Oct 21, 2020
The first time composer/ lyricist Elizabeth Addison saw Jeremy O. Harris’ Slave Play on Broadway, she felt self-conscious. The piece takes an unflinching swipe at racial tensions in ways that famously ignited passions of theatre goers of all races.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020
August Wilson authored Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Fences, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, The Piano Lesson, Two Trains Running, Seven Guitars, Jitney, King Hedley II, Gem of the Ocean, and Radio Golf. These works explore the heritage and experience of the descendants of Africans brought to North America, decade-by-decade over the course of the twentieth century, and together, they form a compilation entitled The American Century Cycle.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020
Denzel Washington has revealed that he wants to bring August Wilson's play The Piano Lesson to the screen next!
by Stage Tube - Oct 19, 2020
Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey (Viola Davis), her ambitious horn player (Chadwick Boseman), and the white management determined to control the legendary “Mother of the Blues.” Based on Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson's play.
by TV News Desk - Nov 30, 2020
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom is coming! Netflix will release the film adaptation of August Wilson's play on December 18th. Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman star.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2020
New York Public Radio and the August Wilson estate will release audio recordings of the playwright's American Century Cycle in 10 cultural institutions across the country.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020
The Des Moines Playhouse is seeking actors for Onyx Readings. Needs are for actors of color over age 18, any gender, with a majority of roles for Black actors.
by BWW Staff - Nov 25, 2020
Voting is open for the BroadwayWorld Charlotte 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 BWW Staff - Nov 25, 2020
Voting is open for the BroadwayWorld Connecticut 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 BWW Staff - Nov 25, 2020
Voting is open for the BroadwayWorld Ft. Myers/Naples 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2020
This week's Theater Stories features the Cort Theatre! Learn about the box office record-breaking production of Fences, it's longest-running show The Magic Show with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and much more!
by Stage Tube - Nov 19, 2020
Every year, thousands of students from twelve cities across the United States perform the Pulitzer Prize winner’s work ('Fences,' 'Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”) for a shot to perform on Broadway.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2020
The Educational Theatre Foundation will honor award-winning director, producer, and actor Kenny Leon with its second annual Craig Zadan Theatre for Life Award on January 28 at 8:30 p.m. (EST).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2020
The Des Moines Playhouse initiates its new program, Onyx Script Reading Series, at 6:30 PM, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020. The series' first script is Widows by Gillian Flyn and Steve McQueen. The evening is free and open to everyone. The reading will be presented on Zoom. A link to join the reading will be posted on The Playhouse's website, dmplayhouse.com, and Facebook page.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2020
Playwright Israel Horovitz has passed away at the age of 81. His wife Gillian confirmed his passing citing cancer as the cause of death.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2020
It is impossible to walk into a Broadway theatre, or simply just think of a Broadway theatre, without immediately connecting a memory to it. Every Broadway theatre is filled with a rich and colorful history, brimming over with stories of the stars who graced its staged, legends that were made within its walls, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
Today marks the start of Leo season! Which Broadway stars' birthdays fall under the Leo zodiac sign?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020
People's Light has commissioned a series of digital projects in solidarity with those protesting systemic racism, anti-Black violence, and nationwide inaction regarding police brutality.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Pop the champagne! Bedside Reading, the luxury hotel amenity that places a wide variety of complimentary books by the bedsides in luxury hotels and boutique properties, returns to The Hamptons this summer with the launch of BedsideReading – the Magazine, a glossy 32-page official guide to Hamptons summer reading.
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2020
The official trailer has been released for the upcoming film Judas and the Black Messiah, coming to theatres in 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
Following a six-month hiatus, Clarksville's oldest professional theatre is slated to begin a phased reopening this September with a host of movie favorites in the Roxy Regional Theatre's popular Planters Bank Presents... Film Series.
by BWW Staff - Aug 4, 2020
Voting is now open for the 18th Annual Theater Fans' Choice Awards! The Theatre Fans' Choice Awards are the biggest New York Theatre Awards, where YOU, the fans, get to have your say.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2020
The Milford Arts Council and Downtown Milford Business Association are joining forces to present a morning of local art and farm fresh produce to the community. On Saturday, August 8th, between the hours of 11:00am and noon, the public is invited to view and purchase local art in an outdoor pop up art exhibit.
by TV News Desk - Aug 3, 2020
Lifetime extends their partnership with trusted journalist Robin Roberts for four new movies under the Robin Roberts Presents banner. The network greenlights their next foray into the gospel music world with the biopic Robin Roberts Presents: The Mahalia Jackson Story.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2020
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced its Fall/Winter Looking Forward Season featuring more than 70 virtual events and programs to engage with and respond to audiences in Washington, D.C-metropolitan region and nationally.
by BWW Staff - Aug 24, 2020
Voting is now open for the 18th Annual Theater Fans' Choice Awards! The Theatre Fans' Choice Awards are the biggest New York Theatre Awards, where YOU, the fans, get to have your say.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2020
The JOCUNDA MUSIC, FILM & THEATRE FESTIVAL Presents A Virtual Play Reading of CLEANING UP WHEN FRIENDS VISIT written by Grace Gibbons, CHEERS! A BAR STOOL STORY written by Janine D. Robinson and THERAPY written by Ellen Orchid, all 3 plays directed by Van Dirk Fisher on Zoom on SATURDAY, AUGUST 22nd @ 8 PM EST (U.S. and Canada).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020
The Richard Lawson Studios will continue its Self Tape Master Class Series with producer/director Oz Scott. Classes take place every Saturday morning at 10 AM PST via Zoom Webinar.
by BWW Staff - Aug 17, 2020
Voting is now open for the 18th Annual Theater Fans' Choice Awards! The Theatre Fans' Choice Awards are the biggest New York Theatre Awards, where YOU, the fans, get to have your say.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
The action-packed drama EMPEROR, produced by Sobini Films, was scheduled to be released theatrically on 700 screens on March 27th when cinemas were shut down nationally.    
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
SDCF has announced the Lloyd Richards New Futures Residency, to partner a visionary mid-career BIPOC director or choreographer with an Artistic Director who is contemplating significant changes for their theatre as they face a new reality.
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2020
The first wave of featured performers has been announced for HBOa??s adaptation of the critically acclaimed stage show, based on the #1 New York Times bestseller of the same name by author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2020
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Artistic Director Tim Bond and Executive Director Phil Santora announced today that the Tony Award-winning theatre will postpone the opening of its 51st mainstage season to March 2021, with eight plays presented through May 2022.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2020
Soapbox Gallery, the intimate Prospect Heights' performance space that grew out of the studio of sculptor Jimmy Greenfield, will present three nights of live streaming performances, each dedicated to adventurous electronic looping sounds paired with video narratives, The Sonic Vision Looping Festival, August 26 - 28 at 8 PM.