First Love Broadway


Morosco Theatre

(New York, NY)
217 West 45th Street
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 9, 2019
A heartfelt and talent-filled benefit took place at Don't Tell Mama for the Young Minds Foundation Friday night.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
59E59 Theaters presents the NYC premiere of THE WHITE CHIP, written by Sean Danielsand directed by Sheryl Kaller. Produced by Arizona Theatre Company and Tom Kirdahy Productions, THE WHITE CHIP begins performances on Friday, October 4 for a limited engagement through Saturday, October 26.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
Over 200,000 new tickets are released for sale today (9 September 2019) for TINA a?" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner which is now booking at the Aldwych Theatre in the West End to 27 June 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
You'll Grow Into It Productions will be presenting a?oeLove, Loss and What I Worea?? at Hatbox Theatre at the turn of the autumnal season. This is the ultimate girls' night out show- reminisce with the humorous and witty tales from the intimate cast of five. Bring your mother, daughter, best friend, squad, or anyone who loves fashion and understands how it can influence lives. This is the show for the a?oeeverywoman.a??
by TV News Desk - Sep 8, 2019
Ahead of today's world premiere at the Scotiabank Theatre, director David Raboy has released a first look clip and photo from his debut film, the coming-of-age thriller 'The Giant.'  Rising Australian actress Odessa Young (A Million Little Pieces) headlines the cast as Charlotte, a teenager whose small-town life is changed forever when a series of murders begin on the same night that her missing boyfriend suddenly reappears.  She is joined by Ben Schnetzer (Pride), Jack Kilmer (The Nice Guys) and Madelyn Cline (Boy Erased).  UTA is handling domestic sales at the Toronto International Film Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
Comedian, writer, performer, singer and TV quiz show host Alexander Armstrong is dropping in to Darlington in November as part of his new one man show 'All Mouth and Some Trousers'.
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 30, 2019
GIRLFRIEND at Diversionary Theatre, and set to the music of the Matthew Sweet album of the same name this musical will put a smile on your face and a song in your heart.
by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
Deadline reports that Oscar nominee David Strathairn has joined the star-studded cast of Guillermo Del Toro's highly-anticipated film 'Nightmare Alley.'
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
The 32nd Annual Virginia Film Festival will feature a deep and diverse program of more than 150 films, including some of the hottest titles on the festival circuit today, and an array of special guests from throughout the industry, and from across the globe. This year's lineup includes award-winning actor, writer, and director Ethan Hawke, noted actor Ann Dowd, international bestselling author John Grisham, actor Dennis Christopher, acclaimed filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu - plus more than 100 filmmakers in all.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
It's 1993 and mixtapes are the language of love. Set in the American heartland during the summer between high school and whatever comes next, college-bound jock Mike and self-assured but aimless Will find themselves drawn to each other. Their rush of first love full of excitement, confusion, and passion, forges an unlikely bond neither were expecting. Told to the power-pop precision of Matthew Sweet's seminal rock album, Girlfriend is a vibrant new musical about the terror and thrill of discovering yourself, and the life you want to lead.
by Kelsey Lawler - Sep 23, 2019
Even if you've seen West Side Story twenty times before -- even if you know it's based on Romeo & Juliet and therefore tragedy is imminent -- the Milwaukee Rep has succeeded in giving every theater-loving person countless reasons to come out and see it once more.
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Sep 23, 2019
Having its preview in October, Gretchen is reaching out to the community via a Kickstarter fundraiser through October 25 for a demo recording to submit to festivals. In October, Melina will have its first official Table Read at Just Write, Lakeland and have a five song preview in Mount Dora at the Renningers Flea Market Industrial Steampunk Festival. On March 7, 2020, the musical is scheduled to have a full stage reading at the Carrollwood Cultural Center.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
After two weeks with Music Director Jaap van Zweden, Principal Guest Conductor Yu Long takes up the baton and leads the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) in Shostakovich's Symphony no. 5. Cellist Li-Wei Qin teams up with the orchestra in Chen Qigang's folk-song inspired cello concerto - Reflet d'un temps disparu for cello and orchestra. Two performances on 19 & 20 September (Thursday & Friday) at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019
Paul Reiser returns to his first love, stand-up comedy, at the Scherr Forum on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 7:30 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019
Tickets are now on sale for the musical comedy a?oeMore Senior Momentsa?? presented by the Hill Country Community Theatre. Reservations can be made by calling (830) 798-8944, online at, or at the box office.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019
1st Luv, written by Debris Stevenson (writer and star of the critically acclaimed Poet in Da Corner at the Royal Court) and directed by Ned Bennett (whose production of Equus for the English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Stratford East has just finished a run in the West End at Trafalgar Studios) will premiere at The Big House a?" The Big House's Islington venue - from Wednesday 20 November, with press night on Tuesday 26 September.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
During the McCarthy-era Lavender Scare, communists weren't the only government targets. Hostility directed toward abolishing a?oehomosexual tendenciesa?? in the government created a world of fear and shame.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) announces the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Sing Street, a new musical based on the motion picture written and directed by John Carney (Once, Begin Again).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019
Sam Martin's poignant autobiographical account of coming out during the 2017 marriage equality plebiscite will be presented to the public for the first time this November 29 and 30 in a staged reading at The Flying Nun by Brand X in Darlinghurst, Sydney.
by TV News Desk - Oct 31, 2019
Los Angeles-based acoustic guitarist, singer, and songwriter IAN GOTHE has shared the first offering from his debut album MEMENTO via his interpretation of the Doors classic 'Spanish Caravan.' The video was premiered yesterday (October 30) via Guitar Player magazine in advance of the single's November 1 release. Look for the album, co-produced by IAN with Grammy-winning producer and engineer Jim Scott (Wilco, Tom Petty), to be available February 7, 2020 via the California-based Blackbird Record Label.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019
Author Bryan DeWeese has announced the promotion of his sci-fi space opera, Theocrates and the Crystal Cavern. One day, out of the blue, Theocrates began hearing voices. The 'voices' wanted him to go to the Crystal Cavern. No one had been to the Crystal Cavern in over seventy years! But the Fate of Terexia was in the balance and Theo knew, somehow, that the voices were correct. He had to go.
by Don Grigware - Oct 3, 2019
Actress/singer Pamela Clay has been performing a show she wrote about Edith Piaf entitled Forever Piaf for quite some time to great acclaim! She will perform it locally at Feinstein's Upstairs at Vitello's on October 16. In our conversation she talks about growing up in a musical family and how Piaf's outlook became the cornerstone of her life. Tell us about your background. As a child, how did you become interested in music? When did you know that it would be your career? PC: One of the first things I remember was hearing classical music. Both my parents were blessed with beautiful voices, played piano, and my father also played trumpet. Daddy was a child prodigy who played classical piano live on the radio at age five,
by Review Roundups - Oct 3, 2019
Manhattan Theatre Club presents the world premiere of The New Englanders, the new play by Jeff Augustin and directed by Saheem Ali (Sugar in Our Wounds). The New Englanders officially opened on Wednesday, October 2 at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center. Let's see what the critics are saying...
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019
Alice By Heart a?" Original Cast Recording is available on CD online and in stores today, Friday, October 25.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019
Mint Theater Company Producing Artistic Director Jonathan Bank today announced that before Mint presets the World Premiere pairing of Chekhov/Tolstoy: Love Stories, adapted for the stage by Miles Malleson (playwright of the acclaimed Mint productions Conflict and Yours Unfaithfully), Mint will present a staged reading of Malleson's first full-length play Youth, for one night only on Monday October 28th at 7:30pm at Theater Row (410 West 42nd Street between 9th and Dyer Avenues). Matt Dickson directs a cast featuring Kate Abruzzese, Donald Corren, Margaret Daly, Christian DeMarais, Andrew Fallaize, Michael Frederic, Alex Mandell, Brenda Meaney, Ned Noyes, and Tommy Schrider.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
Today, LA MAMA announced the limited engagement of the world premiere musical THE DARK STAR FROM HARLEM: The Spectacular Rise of Josephine Baker. Featuring a book and direction by Glynn Borders and music and lyrics by Mario E. Sprouse, the production will play LA MAMA located at 66 East 4th Street, New York, NY, November 21 - December 1, 2019. Tickets are $30 with discounts available for students, senior adults and groups. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased online at, by calling 212.352.3101, or at the LA MAMA box office one hour before a performance.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Rosaline is a dark tale of juicy revenge and teenage obsession, based on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. An echo of Shakespeare's great tragedy, this contemporary play is composed of a series of fictional 'missing' scenes, exposing the role that Rosaline, Romeo's first love, may have had in the story we know so well.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
With the new Tom Patterson Theatre taking shape on the banks of the Avon River, the Stratford Festival is thrilled to announce key casting as it builds the acting company for its monumental 2020 season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
Tchaikovsky's perfect tragedy of first love, Eugene Onegin, opens the season, with Anush Hovhannisyan as Tatyana. Critically acclaimed for her role as Violetta in La traviata for Scottish Opera in 2017, and nominated in the 2018 International Opera Awards, she makes her OHP debut. Also appearing at OHP for the first time is the Australian baritone Samuel Dale Johnson as Onegin. British lyric soprano Amanda Roocroft makes her role debut as Madame Larina, having performed the role of Tatyana to great acclaim internationally. Fresh from success at Opera North and the Royal Opera, Nicky Spence returns to OHP as Lensky. Emma Stannard sings the role of Tatyana's sister Olga, with Kathleen Wilkinson as their nurse, Filippyevna.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
In an Australian premiere, Griffin Theatre Company Presents FIRST LOVE IS THE REVOLUTION, a bittersweet love story between a fox and a lonely teenage boy, by Rita Kalnejais.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
As part of the Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) annual conference in New York City JMTC Theatre will present 20 minute showcases from their award-winning, hit plays: Smoker, The Good Adoptee and Circle on Thursday January 9th at 7PM and Saturday January 11th at 2PM in one exciting hour's worth of nonstop entertainment.
by Richard Allen - Nov 5, 2019
'Oklahoma! Is and will always be my first love,' explained Brynna Horswell, who portrays Laurey in Charleston Light Opera Guild's (CLOG) upcoming production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic. 'It was the first musical I remember being exposed to as a very little girl. I grew up singing and dancing to those songs and dreamed that one day I'd be Shirley Jones with my own Gordon MacRae.'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019
The WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS, created by the producers of the musical WICKED in partnership with the National Literacy Trust, is pleased to announce that entries are now open for the celebratory 10th anniversary year of a?oethe prestigious awardsa?? (The Times). Full details can be found at
by TV Scoop - Nov 13, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of EMPIRE, airing on FOX on Tuesday, November 19, 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) announced today a one-week final extension for the World Premiere of Sing Street, a new musical based on the motion picture written and directed by John Carney (Once, Begin Again). Sing Street features a book by Tony Award winner & NYTW Usual Suspect Enda Walsh (Once, Lazarus), music and lyrics by Gary Clark (frontman of Danny Wilson) & Carney, direction by Tony Award winner & NYTW Usual Suspect Rebecca Taichman (Indecent) and choreography by Obie Award winner Sonya Tayeh (Hundred Days).
by David Clarke - Nov 12, 2019
As an artist that is well established in the New York Cabaret scene, audiences know that a Migguel Anggelo performance is guaranteed to entertain and enthrall. With LATINXOXO, he captivates audiences while sharing his yearning for acceptance and love from his father, who died by electrocution while changing a lightbulb on his Venezuelan cattle ranch.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's joyous, time-honored celebration of the true meaning of the holidays returns for its 29th season as First Financial Bank presents Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL. The beloved, iconic story will be performed Nov. 27 through Dec. 29 in the Playhouse's Robert S. Marx Theatre. (Opening night is Nov. 29.)
by Kristen Morale - Nov 11, 2019
Presented by Two Tough Broads, directed by Joe John Battista and now in performances at the historic Theater for the New City, A Life In the Rye is truly an inspirational piece of theater that not only brings new life to J.D. Salinger's own story, but does so in a way that brings such dimensionality to a brilliant yet troubled life. One hundred years after the author's birth and following the opening of an exhibit at the New York Public Library to commemorate Salinger's life and work, Solnik's play is an unbiased and beautifully-crafted ode to this man that shows both the playwright's admiration as it does the truthful complexity of Salinger's life.
by Jade Kops - Nov 10, 2019
Rita Kalnejais (Playwright) FIRST LOVE IS THE REVOLUTION is bought to life with Lee Lewis' (Director) delightful interpretation of a delightful bizarre love story.
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
SHOWTIME will release all six episodes of the new series BACK TO LIFE to its subscribers at midnight on Sunday, November 10 prior to its on-air debut that night at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The episodes will be available for on-demand streaming or download on the SHOWTIME and SHOWTIME ANYTIME(R) apps, as well as for viewing via SHOWTIME On Demand. BACK TO LIFE will debut on air with back to back episodes and continue with two new episodes every Sunday at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 9, 2019
Gabrielle Carrubba will sing a requiem tonight... and tomorrow night... and eight times a week after that. That's because the Dear Evan Hansen understudy has officially taken over the role of Zoe Murphy on Broadway. 
by TV News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
The Toronto International Film Festival​®​ has announced the 10 eclectic films that will make up this year's Midnight Madness lineup. This year's programme ushers in a new generation of formidable genre filmmakers amidst veteran Midnight mavericks, who collectively push the envelope with both experimental and quintessential genre thrills that are guaranteed to keep the loyal late-night audience rapt and wired.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
Comedian, actress and author Rita Rudner is bringing her dry wit and deadpan delivery to the Scherr Forum Theatre for two shows on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm.& 8:30pm
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
It's 1993 and mixtapes are the language of love. Set in the American heartland during the summer between high school and whatever comes next, college-bound jock Mike and self-assured but aimless Will find themselves drawn to each other. Their rush of first love full of excitement, confusion, and passion, forges an unlikely bond neither were expecting. Told to the power-pop precision of Matthew Sweet's seminal rock album, Girlfriend is a vibrant new musical about the terror and thrill of discovering yourself, and the life you want to lead.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019
Lyric Stage opens our 2019-2020 Seasona?"The Wonder Women of Season 27a?"with EVITA, which runs September 20-22, 2019 at Dallas' historic Majestic Theatre. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
Astana Ballet is a top performance theater company of the Republic of Kazakhstan. For the first time, the theater group will be on the West Coast, featuring a world class and diverse repertoire, set on a technically riveting stage.
by E.H. Reiter - Aug 21, 2019
ROMEO AND JULIET may be a classic, but thanks to the talented cast and creative staging the new production at The Old Globe this story has yet to grow old. Playing through September 15th this production will remind audiences of all the passion, pitfalls, and emotional mood swings of youth and first love
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
World's End is the debut play from James Corley - an LGBT love story premiering at the King's Head Theatre, which will be the closer of the venue's ever popular Queer Season. Director Harry Mackrill (who was recently announced as one of the King's Head's new artistic associates) talks about why he chose to work on this piece, his inspirations, and how important it is keep making new LGBT theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
As if achieving a #1 hit on US Adult Contemporary Radio for three weeks in 2015 with his pulsating, Stones-like composition, Fade Away wasn't enough to establish his INDIE music bona fides, Bill Curreri has also witnessed the incredibly strong charting of several of his songs on Adult Contemporary Radio here in the U.S.  These include Son Of An American Dream (#4)a?? Feather In The Wind (#8) anda?? With Lydia (#16).   
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Aug 18, 2019
Last year, the Netflix movie To All the Boys I've Loved Before, based on the book by Jenny Han, premiered to such high ratings that a sequel was instantly greenlit. Netflix has stated that over half of all viewers have re-watched the movie at least once and considers the film an enormous success. The book was the first in a three-part series centered around Lara Jean and the boys she's loved over the years -- and the one boy she can't get out of her head right now as she enters a seemingly-fake relationship with Peter Kavinsky that becomes realer than she ever could have imagined.