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George Washington - 1920 - Broadway


Lyric Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
214 W. 42nd St.
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2021
Austin Shakespeare will continue its series of workshops and classes with a Master class with experienced Shakespeare actor, Gwendolyn Kelso in person at noon Saturday, May 20, at a socially-distanced large space, 6100 Berkman Dr. Austin.
by Stephi Wild - May 7, 2021
Ford's Theatre Society and the National Park Service announce Ford's Theatre and the Ford's Theatre Museum will reopen to the public for visitation on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, with advance tickets required.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2021
The Washington Area Performing Arts Video Archive has announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. Newly elected members Felicia Curry and Rick Foucheux are both esteemed figures in the DMV Theatre Community, selected to serve alongside WAPAVA’s already impressive list of artistic, educational, and civic leaders.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2021
The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival announced today performance dates and casting for its 2021 Summer Season, its final at Boscobel House and Gardens. The season will begin on June 24, 2021 with The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington by James Ijames, which will conclude on July 30.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 3, 2021
Shane Peterman, Producing Artistic Director has announced details of the Company's 2021-2022 Season.  This season marks the 26th for WaterTower Theatre, and the third season programmed by Producing Artistic Director Shane Peterman & Associate Producer Elizabeth Kensek. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2021
Leading UK theatre publishers Nick Hern Books have today launched an exclusive new podcast series, Hamilton and Us with Giles Terera, available now on all major platforms including Apple, Spotify and Google.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2021
George Washington's Revolutionary War encampment in New Jersey is the subject of a fine art photography exhibition and companion programs. The images were created by Xiomaro, a nationally-exhibited artist, under a commission from the U.S. National Park Service.
by Stephi Wild - May 21, 2021
The previously announced production lineup has been adjusted. The rights for Mamma Mia are recalled due to a planned national tour in 2022 and is no longer part of the schedule. Floyd Collins has also been canceled.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 21, 2021
Producer Jeffrey Seller and Broadway in Hollywood announced today that HAMILTON will begin performances at Hollywood Pantages Theatre on August 17, 2021. Commencement of these performances will officially mark the end of what will be a 17-month intermission - which began on the production’s original start date, March 12, 2020.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 18, 2021
Casa Mañana's Reid Cabaret Theatre presents A Solitary Man: The Music of Neil Diamond June 15-26, 2021. Tickets are on sale now.
by Team BWW - May 15, 2021
The sun will come out tomorrow. That's because after over a year of waiting, New York officials have at last spread word that Broadway will indeed soon be back. Which shows will return when? BroadwayWorld has gathered all of the latest news on the return of live theatre. Check back regularly for updates!
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2021
​​​​​​​Uniting US will partner and provide the Summer with the Arts programming with the Military Women's Memorial (MWM).
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 29, 2021
It is estimated that Hamilton has already sold 250,000 in advance tickets, bringing in approximately A$40 million. 
by Alan Henry - Mar 29, 2021
On opening night, producer Jeffrey Seller took to the stage at Hamilton in Sydney for a special speech following the performance. Check out the full video!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2021
The Group Rep will present REVENGE, a brand-new thriller directed by Bruce Kimmel. We could tell you more, but why spoil the fun, and besides, if we told you more, we'd have to kill you. A reading of a diabolical thriller you won't want to miss streams one time only on Saturday, April 3 at 5:00 pm (PDT).
by Review Roundups - Mar 28, 2021
See what the critics said about Hamilton in Sydney, Australia which is now open!
by Jade Kops - Mar 27, 2021
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s multi award winning musical that broke the mold of musical theatre, HAMILTON, opens in Sydney.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 26, 2021
HamiltonThe latest production of Hamilton just went up down under! Check out the first photos from the production featuring the Australian company!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2021
The producers of HAMILTON have today officially confirmed that the Tony, Grammy, Olivier and Pulitzer Prize winning musical will play in Melbourne, at Her Majesty's Theatre from 16 March 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2021
The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Xian Zhang have announced the Orchestra’s 2021–22 classical season and return to mainstage concerts after pandemic-related cancelations.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 27, 2021
In our new series, 'Where Are They Now?' we're taking a look back at some of our favorite original Broadway casts, and catching up with their careers!  First up, the original cast of In the Heights! 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2021
The North Fork TV Festival announced today Tony Nominated and Emmy and Grammy Award winner Christopher Jackson has been named this year’s Ambassador to the Arts recipient. A formal dinner ceremony will take place on Thursday, August 5 at American Beech in Greenport, NY beginning at 6:30pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2021
Ford’s Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault announced performance and on-sale dates for its season of in-person productions that explore Civil Rights icons including Marian Anderson and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the anticipated premiere of D.C. composer Nolan Williams, Jr.,’s musical Grace and the joyful holiday return of A Christmas Carol.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2021
FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present Deon’te Goodman in Dream A Little Dream on Wednesday, July 7th. Before the shutdown, Deon’te Goodman had never seen the streets of New York City so quiet or deserted.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2021
Broadway at the Hobby Center will officially bring Houston’s protracted intermission to a close when the acclaimed Lincoln Center production of Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY takes the Hobby Center stage September 14-19, 2021, marking the beginning of its 2021-22 season.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2021
Landmark Theatre has announced the productions in its upcoming 2021-22 season. Individual tickets are not yet on sale. Learn more and subscription information.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 9, 2021
On this day in 2016, original Hamilton cast members, Leslie Odom Jr., Phillipa Soo, and Ariana DeBose along with the musical's star and composer, Lin-Manuel Miranda, took their final bows in the hit musical.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2021
The National Energy Management Institute and Actors’ Equity Association have partnered to release a new model ventilation standard for live performance spaces. The new specification provides new real-world guidance for how venue operators can ensure a safe workplace and indoor air quality for both workers and audience members alike.
by Lynn Beaver - Jul 8, 2021
ANNIE JUMP AND THE LLIBRARY OF HEAVEN finished its run at The Vortex Saturday night to thunderous applause from the audience and fireworks in the distance. What a triumphant return for live theatre at the iconic Austin venue The Vortex!
by Team BWW - Jul 4, 2021
Happy 245th birthday, America! On July 4, 1776, the thirteen colonies officially declared independence from Great Britain, forming a brand new nation, which today celebrates over two centuries of freedom and democracy. In that time, our country has been through war and peace, prosperity and poverty, stagnation and progress. On this most special of days to be an American, we're giving you a crash course on the story of our nation, the only way we know how... through musical theatre!
by Peter Nason - Jul 24, 2021
It's a cabaret, with songs both bouncy and torchy, but it’s more than that.  It’s like a quirky collage, a found object performance piece. And there's nothing else quite like it.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2021
Meet the cast of HAMILTON in the West End for the return performances which begin on 19 August 2021 at the Victoria Palace Theatre. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2021
The Australian production currently stars Jason Arrow leading the company as Alexander Hamilton, Chloé Zuel as Eliza Hamilton, Lyndon Watts as Aaron Burr, Akina Edmonds as Angelica Schuyler, Matu Ngaropo as George Washington, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2021
A female-led world premiere, Staggerwing brings to life the historical and dangerous flight of aviatrixes Louis Thaden and Blanche Noyes as they compete for and win the grueling transcontinental 1936 Bendix Trophy Race.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2021
Each Sing for Hope Piano features original artwork designed by Los Angeles-based visual artists and will appear at iconic locations throughout the area, including Beverly Hills City Hall, Beverly Gardens Park, the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Will Rogers Memorial Park, La Cienega Park, and Roxbury Park.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2021
The Perfect Crime company also features David Butler as W. Harrison Brent, Charles Geyer as Lionel McAuley, Catherine Russell as Margaret Brent, Patrick Robustelli on video as David Breuer as well as Don Noble, Andrea Leigh (ASM) and Louis Crocco (PSM). 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 1, 2021
Broadway has the Tonys.  Hollywood has the Oscars. Thespians have the Thespys. The International Thespian Excellence Awards, or Thespys for short, recognize the highest level of achievement in school theatre performance and technical theatre.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 1, 2021
This month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 9, 2021 founder Michael Van Osch, and author of the new book Teaching HAMLET As My Father Died, Erica Cantley, will host the second of three zoom events that bring together a diverse group of accomplished artists, authors, and entrepreneurs who have been inspired by William Shakespeare's work, in one way or another, to bring their own creativity to life.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 23, 2021
Cast members from Hamilton are jumping on the sea shanty bandwagon with a mashup of songs from the show!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 22, 2021
Be An #ArtsHero has announced a partnership with The American Circus Alliance (ACA), the first coalition of Circus Arts Workers united to represent and support Circus Arts in America, as they aim to create a national conversation highlighting the Arts & Culture sector and its economic value.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2021
Be An #ArtsHero has announced a partnership with The American Circus Alliance, the first coalition of Circus Arts Workers united to represent and support Circus Arts in America, as they aim to create a national conversation highlighting the Arts & Culture sector and its economic value.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2021
The Stratford Festival is continuing to expand its online offerings as it marks the first anniversary of its Thursday night viewing parties this week with an encore screening of King Lear, and with a specially curated selection of theatrical content newly added to Stratfest@Home, the Festival’s $10-a-month streaming service.
by Jim Munson - Apr 20, 2021
honor of Black leaders who shaped and defined American history, The Marsh is presenting Darryl Van Leer’s riveting The Escape of Frederick Douglass on its digital platform, MarshStream. Van Leer wrote and stars in the acclaimed production, which brings to vivid life the early years of African American rights activist Frederick Douglass, from his youth as an unruly boy caught in a slave training camp to his gripping and suspenseful train ride to freedom. Immediately following the performance, Van Leer will be joined by The Marsh Founder/Artistic Director Stephanie Weisman for a Q&A. The Escape of Frederick Douglass will be streamed on Saturday, April 24 at 7:30pm PDT. For more information, please visit BroadwayWorld up with Van Leer last week from his home base in Nashville, Tennessee. An actor with some notable film & TV credits, Van Leer is perhaps best known for his stage works about political and cultural leaders, including musical performers such as Ray Charles and Little Richard. We discussed The Escape of Frederick Douglass and how he went about bringing such an iconic historical figure to life, and his thoughts on finding hope in difficult times. Van Leer has made it his mission to take inspiration from these great historical figures and pass it on to his audiences.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2021
Creative Cauldron will present “Difficult Conversations: Bridging the Divide,” a new series of original plays. Addressing this challenging time of division and conflict, Creative Cauldron looks to writers in the DMV for inspiration and healing.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 20, 2021
1st Stage has announced its brand-new series called the Masters' Class, beginning May 15 and spanning an inspiring array of new topics in theatre and performance.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 15, 2021
The University of Michigan William L. Clements Library has been awarded a $350,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to digitize one of their largest and most utilized collections.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2021
The previously announced production lineup has been adjusted. The rights for Mamma Mia are recalled due to a planned national tour in 2022 and is no longer part of the schedule. Floyd Collins has also been canceled.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2021
The Black Box Performing Arts Center, Inc., presents Martin McDonagh's The Pillowman, presented in special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. - now extended for one more weekend!