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by Stephi Wild - Sep 5, 2019
Direct from New York City after its closing last Fall, The Winter Park Playhouse opens the country's first professional production of the Off-Broadway hit - Desperate Measures - September 20 through October 13. This uproarious musical comedy won both the 2018 Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards and is set for its national premiere at The Winter Park Playhouse September 20 through October 13. Performances are Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Thursday and Saturday matinee performances at 2 p.m. and select Friday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.
by Tara Bennett - Sep 27, 2019
Theatre Baton Rouge's masterful production of THE CRUCIBLE is must-see theater. For those of you who may shy away from seeing a production after studying the script one too many times in high school, here is your chance to see it the way it was meant to be seen.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 24, 2019
Direct from New York City after its closing last Fall, The Winter Park Playhouse opens the country's first professional production of the Off-Broadway hit - Desperate Measures - September 20 through October 13.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 24, 2018
Art House Productions announces its full schedule of arts programming from September 2018 until June 2019.  Beginning in September, Art House presents its first Artist-in-Residence: Raven Taisce White. Raven is a trans woman from South Carolina and her company, BIRDHOUSE perform a reimagining of their piece Hot Winter. Hot Winter follows five humans as they struggle to understand one another, unifying in difference and falling apart in sameness and is a surrealistic look at the performers' collective universe.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 16, 2019
Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed a worldwide deal to represent the entire song catalog of global superstar Rihanna
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 14, 2018
Desperate Measures celebrated its 100th performance off-Broadway last night, September 13. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out the photos below!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 9, 2020
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company has announced a slate of upcoming online programming called PlayOn@CSC. The new initiative comprises three series of digital programs that feature actor performances, live conversations, film screenings, and much more, giving audiences a unique behind-the-scenes look.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 30, 2018
The Tank (Meghan Finn and Rosalind Grush, Artistic Directors) will present the world premiere of Kev Berry's THE ORANGE TERROR CYCLE, PART 1: CHAPTERS 1-20 directed by Alex Tobey. The cast will include Kev Berry, Alejandro Cervantes, Rachel Horwitz, and Teresa Langford. Performances are November 11 and 12 at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at http://thetanknyc.org/.
by Chris Struck - Oct 3, 2019
To fans of Renée Marino, it must come as no surprise that this Jersey, Italian girl would perform a fantastic set while filling the room with her out-sized personality. Her story to becoming film and stage actress became the thrilling subject of yet another spectacular performance.
by Julie Musbach - Oct 23, 2018
Loading Dock Theatre will produce a reading of the new horror play, The Pitchforks by Andrew Kramer, on Saturday October 27 and Sunday October 28 at 5pm as a special Halloween offering of The Forklift Reading Series at their space at 170 Tillary St.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 19, 2018
Jackie Cruz, known for Netflix's Orange Is The New Black, joins Lucy Hale on the romantic comedy A Nice Girl Like You. Siblings Chris & Nick Riedell are will direct the film, with a screenplay by Andrea Marcellus, says Deadline.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 14, 2020
The 35th Annual Friends of Alec Wilder concert, featuring the many sides of one of America’s most unique and unclassifiable 20th Century composers, will go virtual this year on YouTube.
by Matt Tamanini - Oct 14, 2018
On Sunday, the Drama Desk Award-winning musical Desperate Measures announced that it would be wrapping up it's Off-Broadway transfer run at New World Stages later this month on Sunday, Oct. 28. In an Instagram post, one of the show's stars, Lauren Molina, confirmed the sad news, but encouraged fans to come and see this fun, original show before it closes in two weeks. 
by Stephi Wild - Nov 7, 2019
From the writer and director of the Off-Broadway hit play Black Angels Over Tuskegee, playwright Layon Gray explores women in baseball with his latest work Girl Gone: Or Before A League Of Their Own. 'Set in 1945, before there was ' A League Of Their Own,' a group of girls were placed together to see if such a league could work. Two weeks before this team was to make its exhibition, the coach is mysteriously found dead leaving the girls to face this big event alone. Lies, and deceit come to light as this powerful drama unveils. This suspenseful drama captures an era in American history when women were called upon to keep baseball alive as the men went off to fight in World War II.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018
DESPERATE MEASURES, a musical comedy gone wild with music by David Friedman (Listen To My Heart), book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina), and directed by Bill Castellino (Cagney, Marry Harry), will play New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), it was announced today by producers Pat Flicker Addiss and Mary Cosette. Following critical and audience acclaim at The New York Musical Festival and The York Theater Company, performances for the open-ended engagement begin May 30th and opening night is set for June 13th.
by Jennifer Broski - May 30, 2018
Beginning performances at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), for an open-ended engagement beginning May 30 with opening night set for June 13, Desperate Measures features: Gary Marachek (Eleanor) as Father Morse, Lauren Molina (Rock of Ages) as Bella Rose, Sarah Parnicky (Show Boat at Houston Grand Opera) as Susanna/Sister Mary Jo, Conor Ryan ('Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert') as Johnny Blood, Peter Saide (Skin Tight) as Sheriff Green, Nick Wyman (Les Miserables) as Governor von Richterhenkenpflichtgetruber and Anthony Festa, Celia Hottenstein, and Tom Souhrada.
by Alan Henry - May 25, 2018
In a tradition that started in 1978 with Frankie Avalon, the Toronto production of Grease: The Musical announced today four special cameo appearances by four surprise teen idols: Mark Ballas, George Canyon, Logan Henderson and Drake Bell - in the iconic role of 'Teen Angel'.
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2018
Beginning performances at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), for an open-ended engagement beginning May 30 with opening night set for June 13, Desperate Measures features: Gary Marachek (Eleanor) as Father Morse, Lauren Molina (Rock of Ages) as Bella Rose, Sarah Parnicky (Show Boat at Houston Grand Opera) as Susanna/Sister Mary Jo, Conor Ryan ('Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert') as Johnny Blood, Peter Saide (Skin Tight) as Sheriff Green, Nick Wyman (Les Miserables) as Governor von Richterhenkenpflichtgetruber and Anthony Festa, Celia Hottenstein, and Tom Souhrada.
by Stage Tube - Mar 8, 2018
John Cena appeared on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon last night, March 7. John chats with Jimmy about being nominated for being an Oscar, they brainstorm antics for the next WrestleMania event, and John learns a new dance move for his upcoming wedding. Watch the clip below!
by Alan Henry - Mar 30, 2018
DESPERATE MEASURES, a musical comedy gone wild with music by David Friedman (Listen To My Heart), book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina), and directed by Bill Castellino (Cagney, Marry Harry), will play New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), it was announced today by producers Pat Flicker Addiss and Mary Cosette. Following critical and audience acclaim at The New York Musical Festival and The York Theater Company, performances for the open-ended engagement begin May 30th and opening night is set for June 13th.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 8, 2018
In a tradition that started in 1978 with Frankie Avalon, Grease: The Musical announces its fifth special cameo appearance by Grammy-Award singer/songwriter Michelle Williams who will join the other celebrity teen idols: Mark Ballas, George Canyon, Logan Henderson and Drake Bell -- in the iconic role of 'Teen Angel'.
by Tina Collins - Jun 7, 2019
Fake news circa 1692. No one is safe when the accusations start flying in superstitious Salem.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 5, 2018
Desperate Measures, a new musical comedy gone wild with music by David Friedman (Listen To My Heart), book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina), and directed by Bill Castellino(Cagney, Marry Harry) is one of the most winning off-Broadway shows of the year.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 5, 2018
Desperate Measures, a new musical comedy gone wild with music by David Friedman(Listen To My Heart), book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina), and directed by Bill Castellino(Cagney, Marry Harry) is one of the most winning off-Broadway shows of the year. TV and current star of Amy and the Orphans, Jamie Brewer, stopped by for a visit with the cast backstage. Check out photos below.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 4, 2018
Beginning performances at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), for an open-ended engagement beginning May 30 with opening night set for June 13, Desperate Measures features: Gary Marachek (Eleanor) as Father Morse, Lauren Molina (Rock of Ages) as Bella Rose, Sarah Parnicky (Show Boat at Houston Grand Opera) as Susanna/Sister Mary Jo, Conor Ryan ('Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert') as Johnny Blood, Peter Saide (Skin Tight) as Sheriff Green, Nick Wyman (Les Miserables) as Governor von Richterhenkenpflichtgetruber and Anthony Festa, Celia Hottenstein, and Tom Souhrada.
by TV - Press Previews - Jun 2, 2018
Beginning performances at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), for an open-ended engagement beginning May 30 with opening night set for June 13, Desperate Measures features: Gary Marachek (Eleanor) as Father Morse, Lauren Molina (Rock of Ages) as Bella Rose, Sarah Parnicky (Show Boat at Houston Grand Opera) as Susanna/Sister Mary Jo, Conor Ryan ('Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert') as Johnny Blood, Peter Saide (Skin Tight) as Sheriff Green, Nick Wyman (Les Miserables) as Governor von Richterhenkenpflichtgetruber and Anthony Festa, Celia Hottenstein, and Tom Souhrada.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 19, 2018
Desperate Measures is currently playing at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), and features: Gary Marachek (Eleanor) as Father Morse, Lauren Molina(Rock of Ages) as Bella Rose, Sarah Parnicky (Show Boat at Houston Grand Opera) as Susanna/Sister Mary Jo, Conor Ryan ('Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert') as Johnny Blood, Peter Saide (Skin Tight) as Sheriff Green, and Nick Wyman (Les Miserables) as Governor von Richterhenkenpflichtgetruber with Anthony Festa (Bare at New World Stages), Celia Hottenstein(The Phantom of the Opera 25th Anniversary National Tour) and Tom Souhrada (Kinky Boots).
by Marilla Steuter-Martin - Jun 19, 2017
The 27th edition of the St-Ambroise Montreal Fringe Festival has come to a close. This year's festival featured a bevy of poignant, entertaining and raucous shows.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 14, 2018
Desperate Measures is a hilarious new musical that tells the tale of Johnny Blood, a handsome young man whose life is in danger over a saloon brawl. Set in the early 1890's, Johnny must put his fate into the hands of a colorful cast of characters including a wily sheriff, an eccentric priest, a authoritarian governor, a saloon girl gone good, and a nun out of the habit- as they all struggle to decide Johnny's fate. Laws are broken and hearts are won as they try to find justice in a world that often doesn't seem just. Sound familiar?
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 14, 2018
Desperate Measures is a hilarious new musical that tells the tale of Johnny Blood, a handsome young man whose life is in danger over a saloon brawl. Set in the early 1890's, Johnny must put his fate into the hands of a colorful cast of characters including a wily sheriff, an eccentric priest, a authoritarian governor, a saloon girl gone good, and a nun out of the habit- as they all struggle to decide Johnny's fate.  Laws are broken and hearts are won as they try to find justice in a world that often doesn't seem just. Sound familiar?
by Julie Musbach - Jun 12, 2018
Desperate Measures, now playing at New World Stages, opens tomorrow, Wednesday, June 13.
by Macon Prickett - Jul 13, 2018
The Original Cast Recording from the hit musical comedy Desperate Measures is available digitally today from Masterworks Broadway, with the CD set for release August 10. With music by David Friedman (Listen to My Heart) and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina), the album is produced by Robert Sher with liner notes by Peter Filichia. Described by the Huffington Post as 'a good old-fashioned musical comedy... a happy surprise of a show filled with enjoyable songs,' Desperate Measures is currently running at New World Stages in New York City.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 27, 2020
From the writer and director of the Off-Broadway hit play  Black Angels Over Tuskegee,  playwright Layon Gray explores women in baseball  with his latest work Girl Gone: Or Before A League Of Their Own. 
by Julie Musbach - Jan 25, 2019
The Winter Park Playhouse continues to delight audiences with its new 2019-20 Series of professional Mainstage musicals.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 10, 2018
Following its world premiere at Sydney Opera House, and subsequent seasons in Brisbane and Adelaide, the acclaimed melange of outrageous cabaret, air-defying acrobatics and infectious musical revelry is making its way to Perth for FRINGE WORLD 2018, ahead of an international tour.
by Charles Quittner - Feb 8, 2017
The fireworks found in every Baz Luhrmann film are on display in Vegas supplied by three fabulous women in BAZ- Star Crossed Love.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017
The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant is Third Space's latest remix smash-up of theatrical form and style.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017
The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant is Third Space's latest remix smash-up of theatrical form and style.
by Tori Hartshorn - Feb 12, 2018
Since its inception, 'Teen Mom' has consistently been a top performer for MTV while making an indelible mark on culture. The franchise is credited with helping to lower the teen birth rate by one-third in the 18 months post launch and, most recent data from the CDC cites a 46% teen birth rate decline since the series premiered.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 31, 2019
The Exponential Festival will present Savannah Reich's CAVEMAN PLAY at Patch Works (98 Moore Street, Brooklyn) from January 8-11, 2020.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 3, 2019
Girl Gone: Or Before A League Of Their Own opens their limited Off- Broadway engagement at the Actors Temple Theatre this Sunday December 8th. The play explores women in baseball during World War 2. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017
Censorship, sex, scandals, love affairs. Rita Hayworth and Mae West were known as the Love-Goddess and the Queen of double-entendre, made infamous for their portrayal of bad girls on the screen, and their scandalous lives off screen. But what was the real story?
by Stephi Wild - Aug 26, 2020
The McKnight Foundation has announced the selection of Marcie Rendon for its 2020 Distinguished Artist Awarda?"a $50,000 award created to honor a Minnesota artist who has made significant contributions to the statea??s cultural life.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 2, 2018
Desperate Measures, the new musical comedy gone wild with music by David Friedman (Listen To My Heart), book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina),and directed by Bill Castellino (Cagney, Marry Harry) has announced a new block of tickets, now on sale through October 28 for the open ended run.  
by Stage Tube - Aug 16, 2018
Composer David Friedman joins Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb in the Fourth Hour with the cast of his off-Broadway musical, 'Desperate Measures,' to perform a medley of three songs from the stunning production.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 13, 2018
For the first time, Art House will be cultivating a group of playwrights as part of the INKubator program's new play development initiative. Selected playwrights will meet on a monthly basis between October 2018 and May 2019 to share their work and further the growth of a specific piece that each playwright is developing. Alex Tobey, resident director of the program, will be joined by special guests each month (playwrights, directors, dramaturgs, literary managers) who will moderate conversations focused on peer feedback, guidance, and personalized support for each playwright's individual process.  In the spring, each writer will team up with a professional director to present a public reading or workshop performance as a part of the new annual Jersey City Spring Festival of New Plays.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017
Directed by Charles Quittner, Cymbeline the inaugural production of Shuga Pie Supreme, co-founded by Charles Quittner and Anne Ciarlone. The play runs August 20th, 21st, and 26th at The Brick as part of their Shakespeare in the Theater Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017
Burning Coal Theatre Company and Contemporary Art Museum Raleigh will collaborate on a production of The Greeks, adapted by Ian Finley from the plays of Sophocles (Oedipus, Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone)  June 9 - 25, 2017 at CAM Raleigh, 409 West Martin Street, Warehouse District, Raleigh.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 17, 2018
Pat Flicker Addiss and Mary Cossette present Desperate Measures, a new musical comedy gone wild with music by David Friedman (Listen To My Heart), book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina),and directed by Bill Castellino (Cagney, Marry Harry). Desperate Measures has announced full casting and will play New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), for an open-ended engagement beginning May 30 with opening night set for June 13.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017
JACK presents Everyday Afroplay by Daaimah Mubashshir, April 27 - 30, 2017.