Opened: May 21, 2002
Closing: July 28, 2002

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San Francisco Playhouse Presents GRAVEYARD SHIFT by A.A. Cristi - Aug 24, 2018

San Francisco Playhouse will celebrate the opening of the 10th Season of its Sandbox Series with the original production of graveyard shift, written by Korde Arrington Tuttle. Melissa Crespo will direct.

WILD ORCHIDS And ROSARY HILL By Heather J. Violanti To Debut 9/10-16 In TNC's Dream Up Fest by A.A. Cristi - Aug 24, 2018

Two short one-acts, "Wild Orchids" and "Rosary Hill" by Heather J. Violanti, will debut September 10 to 16 in a double bill presented by Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival. "Wild Orchids" is a film noir-esque, feminist, and fictionalized take on 1940's Hollywood, where a secretary has a chance encounter with William Faulkner that may change both their lives. In "Rosary Hill,' two gentle nuns tend to their garden in upstate New York but a closer look at the harsh Mother Superior reveals they may not be all that they seem. Both plays feature canny, nuanced female characters who have much more going on under the surface than meets the eye. Jennifer Sandella directs.

Leonard Bernstein's NYC Residence Mapped As An LGBT Historic Site by A.A. Cristi - Aug 24, 2018

The NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project has announced the digital publication of the Leonard Bernstein Residence at the Osborne Apartments to its online map, a dynamic continually-evolving catalogue of geographic locations significant to LGBT history.

Artist George Gadson and Baltimore Ravens' Retired  Linebacker Ray Lewis Meet Again in Lakeland on Today by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2018

Through some shared history and much mutual respect, artist George Gadson has been invited to design and present a sculpture to Baltimore Raven's retired Linebacker and Pro Football Hall-of-Famer Ray Lewis, today, August 25th at 2 p.m. at Kathleen High School, 1100 Red Devil Way, Lakeland, FL.

'Man On Fire' Star Chris D'Elia Will Heat Up The Aces Of Comedy Series This Summer by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2018

Currently one of the most popular comedians in the industry, Chris D'Elia will return to the Aces of Comedy series Today, Aug. 25 at 10 p.m. Tickets to see him live at the Terry Fator Theater inside The Mirage Hotel & Casino are on sale now.

Solve The Mystery of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME at Weathervane Playhouse by Julie Musbach - Aug 24, 2018

Weathervane Playhouse presents The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, the 2015 Tony Award-Winner for best play, September 6 - 23 in our Founders Theater.

Scoop: NBC'S Today Morning Schedule - 8/25-9/16 by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2018

Get all the scoop on NBC'S Today Morning Schedule - 8/25-9/16!

TNC's Dream Up Festival To Present GLITCHED by Julie Musbach - Aug 24, 2018

'Glitched,' written and directed by Melissa Maney, is a dark fantasy horror story in which a woman faces a phobia on a carnival ride but finds more to fear than she'd bargained for.  Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival will present the play's world premiere August 26 to September 4.

Amy Schumer Kicks Off Comedy Tour at NJPAC by Julie Musbach - Aug 24, 2018

Amy Schumer will kick off the first leg of her new comedy tour on Thursday, September 20th at New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, New Jersey.  Featuring all new material, the tour will make additional stops in Nashville, Austin, and Atlanta.  Additional dates will be announced soon.  

Amy Ray Premiers 'Dadgum Down,' A Song From 'Holler' by Stephi Wild - Aug 23, 2018

Amy Ray, still thriving as one half of GRAMMY-winning folk duo Indigo Girls, premieres her new song, 'Dadgum Down,' today with Southern arts and culture magazine Garden & Gun. Containing 14 new songs by Ray, the album will be released on September 28, 2018 on Daemon Records via the Compass Records Group and will include a special double LP version, along with hi-res and MQA versions. Garden & Gun writes of 'Dadgum Down,' 'the song touches lyrically on addiction, despair, and the need for a clean slate, and, like much of Holler, offers fuller instrumentation than Ray's previous solo work.' The song features keyboards and a hypnotic banjo pattern by GRAMMY-winner Alison Brown as well as backing vocals by Lucy Wainwright Roche. In the accompnaying interview, Ray talks about her life in rural Northeastern Georgia, her neighbors (many who have different beliefs), and the Southern tradition of hospitality and helping each other out.

The Mayfair Hotel's Grand Opening Draws Capacity Crowd From Los Angeles Art Community by Stephi Wild - Aug 23, 2018

The newly re-opened The Mayfair Hotel has become one of the hottest new destinations to Los Angeles downtown after a packed grand opening this past weekend. Among the packed to the capacity crowd were many of the exhibiting artists such as Stephen Vanasco, Chaz, Cryptic, Herbie Fletcher and Risk, as well as musicians and hip-hop royalty like The Alchemist, DJ Muggs, Mickey Avalon, Landon McNamara, and hip-hop veteran Everlast who was also in attendance for the grand opening.

Mint Theater's DAYS TO COME Opens Sunday by Julie Musbach - Aug 23, 2018

Mint Theater will open Days to Come by Lillian Hellman on Sunday August 26th. Performances have been extended through October 6th at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). 

Langhorne Players Honor The Late Sam Shepard With BURIED CHILD by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

Langhorne Players at the Spring Garden Mill continue their 76th season with a heartrending production of the 1979 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Buried Child. Written by Sam Shepard (Fool for Love, True West), Buried Child depicts with brutality and humor the disintegration of the American nuclear family and the American Dream in the 1970s.

The Drilling Company Presents TWELFTH NIGHT in Bryant Park by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

At The Drilling Company's latest production of Twelfth Night, the second production of this summer's Bryant Park Shakespeare series, twins Sebastian and Viola stumble upon the flamboyant, technicolor world of Illyria, visually inspired by the surreal wonderlands of The Wizard of Oz, Yellow Submarine, Andy Warhol, and the works of Doctor Seuss -- an exuberant live-action reimagining.

VISIONKEEPERS, New Original Series on CREATE TV, Explores Innovations In Sustainability by Tori Hartshorn - Aug 23, 2018

VisionKeepers,TM a six-part public television series, explores how individuals and organizations across the United States are improving their communities through innovations focused on sustainability in its varied forms.   These “VisionKeepers” look to past generations who did not waste resources out of necessity for inspiration, using modern ingenuity to move away from a disposable mindset to benefit current and future generations.    

Saintseneca Share PILLAR OF NA Album Stream via NPR First Listen by Tori Hartshorn - Aug 23, 2018

Today, Columbus, OH's Saintseneca has shared the album stream for their anticipated upcoming album, Pillar of Na, via NPR First Listen. NPR is saying 'the group has a real gift for matching fatalistic, ruminative rambles to arrangements that sparkle and surprise.'

TV: The Best of Benanti- Meet MY FAIR LADY's New Eliza! by Nicole Rosky - Aug 23, 2018

As BroadwayWorld reported this morning, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti will assume the role of Eliza Doolittle in its award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY, directed by Bartlett Sher, for a limited engagement beginning Tuesday, October 23 and currently scheduled through Sunday, February 17, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street).

BWW Review: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Quinta da Ribafria by David Sousa Lopes - Aug 23, 2018

On 17 June, the admirable Quinta da Ribrafria in the outskirts of Lisbon delighted the public with a creative and though-provoking version of Beauty and the Beast. The play was directed and written by João Ascenso, who chose to diverge from the classic Disney format we have come to know, and develop something closer to the original tale, with a stronger emphasis on mythical and philosophical themes.

BING LIVE Visits Chester And St Helens Next Month by Stephi Wild - Aug 23, 2018

Calling all "Bingsters"! Bing and his friends are going on tour in the first ever Bing stage show! Bing Live kicked off in St Albans at the Alban Arena in June and will play at Storyhouse in Chester and St Helens Theatre Royal in September.

Photo Flash: Theatreworks Silicon Valley Presents NATIVE GARDENS by A.A. Cristi - Aug 22, 2018

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2018/19 season with Native Gardens, a cutting-edge suburban comedy from America's hottest new playwright and National Latino Playwriting Award winner, Karen Zacarias. When an up-and-coming Latino couple purchases a home in a sought-after neighborhood beside the prize-winning garden of a prominent Washington D.C. family, conflicts over fences and flora spiral into an uproarious clash of cultures, exposing both couples' notions of race, taste, class, and privilege. Directed by Amy Gonzalez (Sunset and Margaritas, Anna in the Tropics), Native Gardens will be presented August 22 - September 16, 2018 (press opening: August 25) at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View. For tickets ($40-$100) and more information the public may visit or call (650) 463-1960.

Capstone Collection Named Appalachian Poetry Book Of The Year by A.A. Cristi - Aug 22, 2018

University Press of Kentucky author and former Kentucky Poet Laureate Jane Gentry (1941–2014) has been named the recipient of Appalachian Writers Association's 2017 Appalachian Book of the Year for Poetry for her posthumous collection The New and Collected Poems of Jane Gentry, edited by Julia Johnson. The AWA's mission is to recognize and promote writing about the Appalachian region. They work to celebrate writers who are living or have lived in the Appalachian region and those who have significant Appalachian connections through heritage or scholarship. The AWA currently gives out three annual Book of the Year Awards, one each in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.

Acclaimed Vocalist Todd Murray To Perform At Feinstein's At The Nikko, Today by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Acclaimed vocalist Todd Murray will make his Feinstein's at the Nikko debut today, August 23 at 8 p.m. Joined by renowned pianist and composer Quinn Johnson, Murray will perform an evening of old and new American standards, including songs by Cole Porter, Bing Crosby, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Sade, and more. Tickets range in price from $22.50-$50 and are available now by calling 866-663-1063 or visiting

Arizona Theatre Co Opens 52nd Season With Karen Zacarias' New Comedy NATIVE GARDENS by Julie Musbach - Aug 22, 2018

Arizona Theatre Company (David Ivers, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) lifts the curtain on Scene in America, the theme for its 52nd season and the first reflecting Ivers' influence and impact, with Karen Zacarias' hilarious new comedy that's anything but neighborly, Native Gardens, Sept. 8-29 at the Temple of Music & Art, 330 S. Scott Ave. in Tucson.

Rolling Stone Names New Reveille One of the “10 New Country Artists You Need to Know' by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 22, 2018

Raleigh, NC Americana band, New Reveille, who will release The Keep on September 7, 2018, was just named by Rolling Stone Country as one of the “10 New Country Artists You Need to Know: August 2018” which showcases “…the month's best new country and Americana performers.”  Rolling Stone Country calls out New Reveille for fans of “the Civil Wars, Delta Rae, Shovels & Rope” describing their sound as, “Twangy, truck-driving music that runs on classical gas… a slick set of jacked-up folk-rock.”  Nashville based producer / engineer Ben Fowler (Rascal Flatts, Ruby Amanfu, Lucy Hale, Kip Moore), a Multi-Platinum, Grammy Award winning, ACM Engineer of the Year nominee, produced their debut Loud & Proud Records release.

Sidewalk Arts Festival Celebrates 55 Years by Julie Musbach - Aug 22, 2018

Summer is drawing to a close and that means it's time for one of the area's longest running festivals. The 55th Annual Sidewalk Arts Festival is Saturday, September 8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to this fun-filled day is FREE. This annual event is a fundraiser for the Visual Arts Center at the Washington Pavilion.

BWW Album Review: Jessica Vosk Flies High With Debut Studio Album WILD AND FREE by Tori Hartshorn - Aug 24, 2018

Jessica Vosk, aka WICKED's current Elphaba, has vocals that cut deep and wide. Her debut album "Wild and Free" debuted at #14 on iTunes, and is currently making a dent on the  Billboards. If it is a testament to the cult following of fans she has, "Wild and Free" was fully crowdfunded in a matter of days. As Broadway Records' latest release, Vosk proves that not only is she a musical theatre force of nature, but she also hold her own in the world of pop music.

THE BOYS IN THE BAND Set for 6 Performance Run at Barbershop Theatre 9/27-10/1 by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 22, 2018

Nine Nashville area actors have been cast in the upcoming production of Mart Crowley's The Boys in the Band, which will play six performances at The Barbershop Theatre, 4003 Indiana Avenue, in a production helmed by veteran director Jeffrey Ellis, who is known throughout Tennessee as a leading theater journalist and critic.

Strange Fruit Music Festival Will Make A Stop At The Marcus Center's Peck Pavilion by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2018

Voodoohoney Records has announced details for the third annual Strange Fruit Music Festival. The Festival will be presented from August 29th through September 2nd at various locations around the city of Milwaukee.

The Atlanta Opera Presents YARDBIRD by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2018

The Atlanta Opera opens its 2018-19 season with the Southeastern debut of Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD, a new opera about the legendary saxophonist and jazz pioneer.

19th Annual ARTS IN NATURE Festival Comes to Camp Long in West Seattle by A.A. Cristi - Aug 21, 2018

DNDA proudly presents the 19th annual Arts in Nature Festival! Following the theme of Convergence--the act of meeting at a common point--artists and attendees are encouraged to interact with each other, with other art disciplines, and with the natural 68-acre landscape of Camp Long.

Pasadena Symphony And POPS Host An Enchanted Evening At Centennial Square by A.A. Cristi - Aug 21, 2018

Join the Pasadena Symphony Association for an unforgettable evening of enchantment and romance on Saturday, September 22, 2018 as they host the annual Moonlight Sonata Gala. This year's elegant soiree will light up Centennial Square, set against the iconic rotunda of Pasadena City Hall. The evening's festivities will kick off with libations around the Baroque fountain in the cloistered courtyard, followed by a luxe dinner under a moonlit sky at the steps of City Hall, and will conclude with dancing into the night under the stars. The program offers something for everyone - with an awards ceremony honoring two prominent community figures, an exciting live and silent auction, and live music performances by distinguished musicians.

Music Theater Works Presents JUDY GARLAND: COME RAIN OR COME SHINE by A.A. Cristi - Aug 21, 2018

An homage to entertainer Judy Garland will be presented by Music Theater Works at Nichols Concert in Evanston, October 5-14, 2018.

O.C. Premiere Of Sharr White's THE OTHER PLACE Begins 9/21 by A.A. Cristi - Aug 21, 2018

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is excited to announce the fifth show in its 20th Anniversary Season ... The Other Place. Written by Sharr White and directed by Matthew McCray, The Other Place will preview from September 21 through September 28; regular performances will begin September 29 and continue through October 21 at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Fyda-Mar Stage.

Philly Improv Theater Presents Unprecedented Nine Comedy Shows In Fringe Festival by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

Philly Improv Theater (PHIT) announces that they will have nine shows as part of the 2018 Philadelphia Fringe Festival. PHIT most recently participated in the 2017 Festival in their home at the Adrienne Theater. 'We are showcasing many of our longtime performers challenging themselves in new ways. We are also welcoming artists new to the theater to bridge the worlds of alternative and traditional comedy,' said Mike Marbach, acting artistic director of the theater.

Craig Gallivan and the New Cast of SCHOOL OF ROCK Take the Stage Beginning Today! by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

From 22 August 2018, term will begin for the year three cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Olivier award-winning production of School of Rock - The Musical at the newly named Gillian Lynne Theatre. Today sees the release of a further 350,000 tickets for this hit West End production, now booking to 20 October 2019. Based on the iconic film of the same title, School of Rock - The Musical sees the kids from Dewey's band compete in the legendary Battle of the Bands and embrace the power of rock!

Theresa Rebeck To Premier THE RUSSIAN COUSIN At North Fork TV Festival by Julie Musbach - Aug 21, 2018

THE RUSSIAN COUSIN will premier at the North Fork TV Festival on Friday, September 7th at 7:00pm. Creator Theresa Rebeck will participate in a Q&A immediately following the screening, moderated by Elisa DiStefano of News12.

Rose Art Museum Announces Three New Staff Positions by Stephi Wild - Aug 21, 2018

Luis Croquer, the Henry and Lois Foster Director and Chief Curator has announced that three new staff members-Anthony DiPietro as Associate Director of Administration and Operations, Kate McBride as Assistant Director of Communications, and Bess Paupeck as Manager of Academic and Public Programs-will be joining the Rose Art Museum.

City Parks Foundation Presents the 26th Annual Charlie Parker Jazz Festival by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 21, 2018

City Parks Foundation's SummerStage is proud to announce the 26th Anniversary celebration of the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. The free festival is New York City's annual salute to the legendary late saxophonist, featuring storied veteran players as well as young jazz musicians who continue to shape and drive the art form. This year's festival runs August 22 through August 26 at parks and venues around Manhattan and will include free concerts, panel discussions, and workshops - focused in Harlem where Parker worked and in the East Village where Parker lived.

Troupe Announces Full Cast For The World Premiere Of Joy Wilkinson's THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING At Southwark Playhouse by Stephi Wild - Aug 21, 2018

Troupe today announces the full cast for the World Premiere of Joy Wilkinson's The Sweet Science of Bruising. Kirsty Patrick Ward directs Bruce Alexander (Professor Charlie Sharp), James Baxter (Paul Stokes), Sophie Bleasdale (Violet Hunter), Joe Coen (Gabriel Lamb), Ashley Cook (Doctor James Bell), Caroline Harker (Aunt George), Kemi-Bo Jacobs (Anna Lamb), Alice Kerrigan (Emily), Jessica Regan (Matilda 'Matty' Blackwell) and Fiona Skinner (Polly Stokes). The production opens at Southwark Playhouse on 5 October, with previews from 3 October, and runs until 27 October.

Sydney Philharmonia Choirs Present A Rare Concert Version Of Leonard Bernstein's CANDIDE by Stephi Wild - Aug 21, 2018

Join Sydney Philharmonia Choirs for the highlight of their 2018 season, a rare concert performance of Leonard Bernstein's genius musical comedy masterwork, Candide, performed by an all-star Australian cast including Caroline O'Connor, Alexander Lewis, Phillip Scott, Annie Aitken and Kanen Breen.

OKLAHOMA! Opens At Artisan Center Theater, 8/31 by A.A. Cristi - Aug 20, 2018

OKLAHOMA! opens at Artisan Center Theater on Friday, August 31, 2018 and runs through Saturday, September 29, 2018. The 196 seat theater-in-the-round is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst. Performances are at 7:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday with 3:00pm matinees on Saturdays beginning September 8. Reserved seating tickets are $24.00 for adults, $22.00 for students and seniors, and $12.00 for children 12 and under.  Monday through Thursday tickets are $22.00 for adults and $10.00 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased online at, or by calling the box office at 817-284-1200.

Studio Theatre Announces D.C. Premiere of THE CHILDREN by A.A. Cristi - Aug 20, 2018

The DC premiere of British playwright Lucy Kirkwood's urgent and unsettling eco-thriller The Children rounds out Studio Theatre's Main Series for its 40th Anniversary Season. Directed by Studio Artistic Director David Muse, The Children deepens his relationship with Kirkwood's work-he directed the DC premiere of her play Chimerica in 2015. Inspired in part by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear explosion in Japan, Kirkwood's disaster drama begins as an old love triangle flaring to life in the aftermath of a natural disaster and morphs into a disquieting look at the cataclysmic impact of human intervention in the natural world.

Mile Square Theatre Presents VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE by Julie Musbach - Aug 20, 2018

Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County's leading professional theatre, continues its 2018 season with Christopher Durang's hilarious comedy about love, life and family, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Durang drops a mixed bag of Chekhovian characters in contemporary Bucks County in this comic tour-de-force. Relentlessly silly and smart, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike deservedly won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play.

Sweet Tea Shakespeare Presents THE COMEDY OF ERRORS by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Sweet Tea Shakespeare bids farewell to summer and ushers in its 2018-19 season with The Comedy of Errors, a madcap tale of separated twins, mistaken identity, and love lost and won.

The Eagles' THEIR GREATEST HITS 1971-1975 Becomes Best-Selling Album Of All-Time by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 20, 2018

The Eagles can now add another accolade to their unparalleled resume – Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 is the best-selling album of all time, according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), which recently certified the album 38x Platinum, accounting for sales and streams of more than 38 million copies since its release in February of 1976. Later that same year, in December, the band followed up with Hotel California, which is now the third best-selling album of all time, certified 26x Platinum by the RIAA for sales and streams of more than 26 million copies.

Chef Emeril Lagasse's Foundation Launches National School-Based Culinary Education Program by Marina Kennedy - Aug 20, 2018

Emeril Lagasse Foundation announces the launch of Emeril's Culinary Garden & Teaching Kitchen, a national education initiative created to enrich the lives of elementary and middle school children through a fun, fresh perspective on food. The program fully integrates culinary gardens and teaching kitchens in schools as interactive learning environments.

Verity Studios Drones Dance With Drake in Songs ELEVATE And LOOK ALIVE by Tori Hartshorn - Aug 20, 2018

Verity Studios AG, the global leader in indoor drone technology, announced today that swarms of Lucie micro drones are performing with Drake in his 2018 Aubrey & the Three Migos Tour.

Carole Dance Takes Over From Fiz Marcus In UK Tour Of MY MOTHER SAID I NEVER SHOULD by Stephi Wild - Aug 20, 2018

London Classic Theatre today announces that Carole Dance will now play the role of Doris Partington in the UK tour of Charlotte Keatley's My Mother Said I Never Should. Dance steps into the role as Fiz Marcus has had to withdraw due to unforeseen health issues. The full company is completed by Felicity Houlbrooke (Rosie Metcalfe), Kathryn Ritchie (Jackie Metcalfe) and Connie Walker (Margaret Bradley). Artistic Director of LCT, Michael Cabot, directs the production, which tours to 14 venues, opening at Theatre Royal Windsor on 25 September with performances at Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham, Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds and Gala Theatre, Durham from 11 September.

Photo Flash: First Look at Untitled Projects / Unicorn Theatre's THE END OF EDDY by Stephi Wild - Aug 20, 2018

Stewart Laing directs Alex Austin and Kwaku Mills in The End of Eddy, Pamela Carter's powerful new work, based on Edouard Louis' best-selling book, in this co-production between Untitled Projects and the Unicorn Theatre.


Garden has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2002.



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