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Liberty Theatre

(New York, NY)
234 West 42nd St.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2018
Just in time for Halloween! An exciting, electrifying new adaptation of one of Shakespeare's most popular works - A Midsummer Night's Dream - will cast its spell on the Oregon Coast this October, presented by Red Octopus Theatre Company.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018
The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) is pleased to announce that BankNewport is the new sponsor of the Theatre's Family Night performances.  PPAC's Family Night Buy One; Get One pricing is designed to encourage families to experience Broadway together. 
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
Next week, funk-punk collective Just Friends will embark on a US headlining tour. The run will kick off on September 19th in Fresno, CA and end on October 16th in Newport, KY. Following their headlining tour, they will support The Story So Far on a run of tour dates through October and November. For a full list of tour dates, please see below. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018
Scottish music legend Midge Ure returns to the UK theatre circuit in early 2019 with a special concert experience – Midge will tour his SONGS, QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS in the UK from March to May 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019
With the world première of Emily White's Pavilion finishing its run at The Riverside in Newport, and the company's large-scale promenade show Mold Riots having just taken to the streets, Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd Tamara Harvey and Executive Director Liam Evans-Ford today announce the full casts for their upcoming Christmas productions a?" Jack and the Beanstalk and A Christmas Carol a?" adapted for the stage by Alan Harris.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019
The United Theatre board of directors, led by Board Chair Maureen Fitzgerald and Co-Chair Charles Royce, announce that they have hired Lisa Utman Randall to lead the organization as Executive Director, and have named Tony Nunes as Artistic Director. Construction officially began on downtown Westerly's United Theatre project this past summer - following a groundbreaking in May.
by Barb Burke - Oct 21, 2018
Sit, stay...see Sylvia at the Newport Playhouse.
by Robert Barossi - Oct 19, 2019
When the set for a play has more doors than anything else, you may be in store for a classic door-slamming farce, complete with perfectly timed entrances and exits, mistaken identities, confusion, and madcap antics. Newport Playhouse provides just that with their current production, the light and breezy Boeing Boeing.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018
Just in time for Halloween! An exciting, electrifying new adaptation of one of Shakespeare's most popular works - A Midsummer Night's Dream - will cast its spell on the Oregon Coast this October, presented by Red Octopus Theatre Company.
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2018
Burgers, Brew & 'Que returns with an all-new season this month as Michael Symon continues his country-wide tour for the best BBQ out there Tuesdays at 9pmET/6pmPT. Alton Brown continues to remix and reload classic episodes on Good Eats: Reloaded Mondays at 9pmET/6pmPT. On Fridays at 10pmET/7pmPT Brenda Nibley and Alisha Nuttal create magnificent cookie creations perfect for the holidays on new episodes of Holiday Cookie Builds, followed on Friday, December 21st at 10pmET/7pmPT by Extreme Cake Makers, which is serving up beautiful holiday cakes that will be sure to impress. Also catch new episodes of Food: Fact or Fiction?, Iron Chef, Late Nite Eats and Man Fire Food. CookingChannelTV.com is here to help you this holiday season with recipes and entertaining tips. Join the Cooking Channel conversation on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018
December 2018 will see Orange County's Pacific Chorale give voice to the holiday spirit with two contrasting concerts: "Carols by Candlelight" at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Newport Beach and "Tis the Season!" at Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa. The first of the two "Tis the Season!" performances will be followed by the Chorale's annual Holiday Gala fundraising dinner, "Imagine, Inspire, Create," at The Center Club, located just across the Argyros Plaza from the concert hall.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019
With their production of Orpheus Descending about to transfer to the Menier, Wave Me Goodbye running at the company's home base, and the Olivier Award-winning Home I'm Darling completing its tour back home in Wales where it began, Theatr Clwyd today announces their new season for Autumn 2019.
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019
Each year the Songwriters Hall of Fame presents the Holly Prize which recognizes and supports a new 'all-in songwriter.'  They have just announced that Adia Victoria will be the 2019 recipient and they will award her the prize at the ceremony taking place in New York City on June 13.  Past winners include Karen O. and Emily King.   
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2019
Today, GRAMMY® Award- and Academy® Award-winning artist, rapper, actor, philanthropist, and New York Times best-selling authorCommon reveals dates for the first leg of his “Let Love Have The Last Word Tour.” 
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019
Trinity Repertory Company, in partnership with Rhode Island Latino Arts (RILA), announces the fourth year of its programTeatro en El Verano (Theater in the Summer).
by Elliot Lanes - May 18, 2020
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic much has been written on the effects it has had on theatre companies around the world and the thousands of artists onstage and off that are unemployed until further notice. What hasn't been written about very much is the effect this pandemic has had on audience members. Let's face it, without an audience why would you spend lots of money to mount a production?
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019
Americans have seldom been more divided than now, thanks to increasingly anti-social social media and the incivility of civil servants.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019
Asolo Repertory Theatre and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training have announced their 2019-20 seasons on March 25.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019
From past to present, Laguna Playhouse marches towards its Centennial honoring Hershey Felder at this year's gala on May 18, 2019 at the Fashion Island Hotel, 690 Newport Center Drive in Newport Beach.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019
The Orange County Playwrights Alliance travels to Newport Theatre Arts Center - Newport Beach's beautiful 'theatre on the cliff' - for its July new play event, presenting staged readings of three new one-act plays that all concern the possibility of a 'second chance.'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019
Just in time for the Independence Holiday weekend, the fiery, fiercely independent redhead, Kiki Ebsen, has designed an evening of jazz and blues, and invited two beloved Hollywood friends to join her and her band-on-fire to light up Feinstein's on Friday night, July 5th at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2020
Comedian, Vicki Barbolak announced her NEW Live Online Weekly Show, Big Girls Don't Cry, launches on March 1st. Barbolak was a finalist on America's Got Talent in 2018 and was featured on both America's Got Talent, The Champions and Britain's Got Talent, The Champions in 2019. The show celebrates the beauty in all of us! With an emphasis on making the most out of being a curvy girl, Barbolak will also welcome skinnies and fellas with open arms and a ham sandwich!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020
Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute (WMI) today announced the 2020-2021 grant recipients for PlayUSA, a program that supports a wide range of instrumental music education projects across the United States, all specifically designed to reach low-income and underserved students on a local level.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020
Orlando-based alternative rock band Miramar Drive have released their new single 'Caves,' available on all digital platforms NOW.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
This summer, seek adventure with Theophilus North as he sets out to see the world in the first of two plays that make up Dog Days Theatre, presented by the FSU/Asolo Conservatory. Professional and student actors take the stage in tandem to bring these two shows to life.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019
Award winning Welsh new writing theatre company Dirty Protest is returning to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2019 with its critically acclaimed new production How To be Brave.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019
George Wein is known the world over as producer and co-founder of the Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals, but it is playing the piano that first stole his heart nearly nine decades ago. Newport Festivals Foundation (NFF) will present George Wein in One More Once, a free Bridgefest concert in celebration of his life as a musician and his love for Newport, on Thursday, August 1, 6:30 pm, on the Quad Stage at Fort Adams State Park.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
The ASCAP Foundation, led by President Paul Williams, and Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc., led by Founder & Chairman George Wein, continue their joint effort to promote emerging jazz talent for the fourth consecutive year.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019
The ASCAP Foundation, led by President Paul Williams, and Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc., led by Founder & Chairman George Wein, continue their joint effort to promote emerging jazz talent for the fourth consecutive year.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2019
There is a definite relationship between rap and jazz. Musicians improvise with notes. Rappers improvise with words. Many of the great hip-hop recordings featured samples from some of the greatest jazz albums. So it should be no surprise that there are rappers who are not only comfortable in post-bop sonic settings, but can also deliver some swinging verses themselves. The result of this fusion of styles, motifs, and genres is a corps of instrumentalists who are influenced by rappers, who in turn, are influenced by musicians. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
TuneIn, Inc., the leading global live audio streaming service, is proud to announce its 2019 Festival livestream lineup. Since 2014, TuneIn has been partnering with major U.S. music festivals, giving fans from around the globe the best sonic seat in the house for live sets, artist interviews and more. This year TuneIn will create and host the official stations of Newport Folk Festival, Life Is Beautiful Music & Art Festival, and more. TuneIn's 2019 festival slate kicked off in May at Shaky Knees in Atlanta. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
George Wein, the 94 year old creator and founder of Newport Jazz Festival - one of the oldest and longest running music festivals in the world has announced a full slate of programming for what would have been 2020's Newport Jazz Festival weekend.
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2019
TuneIn, Inc., the leading global live audio streaming service, is proud to announce its 2019 Festival livestream lineup. Since 2014, TuneIn has been partnering with major U.S. music festivals, giving fans from around the globe the best sonic seat in the house for live sets, artist interviews and more. This year TuneIn will create and host the official stations of Newport Folk Festival, Life Is Beautiful Music & Art Festival, and more. TuneIn's 2019 festival slate kicked off in May at Shaky Knees in Atlanta. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019
The Orange County Women's Chorus, one of the top amateur choruses in California, welcomes new singers in all voice parts for its 2019-20 season.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2020
On July 30, the Newport Music Festival will reignite their 52nd season with 'A Bicoastal Celebration to Benefit the Newport Music Festival featuring 'From Broadway to Hollywood-Live with Richard Glazier'' at 8 p.m. ET, with a pre-party starting at 7:30 p.m. ET.
by Sarah Hookey - Jul 10, 2019
THE EXES, a new 'bromantic' comedy written by award-winning author Lenore Skomal and directed by Magda S. Nyiri will begin previews on Thursday, August 7th and run through Saturday, October 5th, Off-Broadway at Theatre Row.
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
ESPN Films' next 30 for 30 documentary, “Vick,” directed by one of the most decorated documentarians today, Stanley Nelson, will premiere on ESPN with part 1 on Thursday, January 30, at 9 p.m. ET and part 2 one week later on Thursday, February 6, at 9 p.m. ET. The film provides a comprehensive look back at each chapter of former NFL quarterback Michael Vick's saga: the incredible rise, shocking fall, and polarizing return.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019
A play about the unconventional love story between two professional boxers is about to embark on its third UK tour, visiting 11 venues across four weeks.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Opera Philadelphia scored a hit at O19, a?oeits increasingly essential September festivala?? (New Yorker), with the world premiere of Denis & Katya. A timely and immersive multimedia chamber opera by composer Philip Venables and librettist-director Ted Huffman, the new work was recognized with the 2019 FEDORA-GENERALI Prize for Opera and by inclusion in the New York Times's a?oeBest Classical Music of 2019.a?? Commissioned and produced in collaboration with Music Theatre Wales and Opéra Orchestre National Montpellier, now Denis & Katya makes its European debut with a tour of Wales (Feb 27a?"March 27) and dates at London's Southbank Centre (March 13 & 14), underscoring Opera Philadelphia's role as a?oea hotbed of operatic innovationa?? (New York Times) that represents a?oeone of North America's premier generators of valid new operasa?? (Opera News).
by TV News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
The ASCAP Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2020 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards. The program was established in 2002 to encourage young gifted jazz composers up to the age of 30. It carries the name of the great trumpeter and ASCAP member Herb Alpert in recognition of The Herb Alpert Foundation's multi-year financial commitment to the program. The recipients, who receive cash awards, range in age from 17 to 29 and are selected through a juried national competition. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019
NEWPORT HARBOR DRAMA DEPARTMENT presents three very special benefit performances for the Robert S. Wentz Theatre at Newport Harbor High School of ED ASNER starring as God in GOD HELP US!, written by Samuel Warren Joseph & Phil Proctor and directed by Mitch Levine and also starring Stewart J. Zully and Pamela Guest. GOD HELP US! will perform for three performances only, Friday, February 22 at 7pm and Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 2pm & 7pm at the Robert S. Wentz Theater, 600 Irvine Ave. in Newport Beach.   
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018
Matt McGonigle of Square Peg Productions in Concord has wanted to produce the story of "Theophilus North" for a decade now, since he first saw the stage adaptation of Thornton Wilder's story of a man coming of age in 1926, Newport, RI.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019
Fast-rising producer/singer/songwriter Lisa Dawn Miller, producer and co-star of the critically acclaimed musical, “Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show,” releases “A Place in the Sun,” the classic written by her father, famed songwriter, Ron Miller and originally recorded by Stevie Wonder on Motown Records. The new single was released on the younger Miller's new music label, LDM Music and is now available on iTunes and Amazon.
by TV News Desk - Apr 26, 2019
 Producer/singer/songwriter Lisa Dawn Miller, co-star and producer of the critically acclaimed hit musical, 'Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show' – releases 'The Things I Should Have Said, ' written by her father, famed songwriter, Ron Miller. The song was originally part of Ron's musical, 'Daddy Goodness,' which played during the late 1970s into the early 1980s. The new single was released on the younger Miller's new music label, LDM Music and is now available on iTunes.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019
The Academy of American Poets has announced that thirteen poets who serve as poets laureate of states, cities, and counties across the U.S. will receive a combined $1,050,000 in recognition of their literary merit and to support civic programs, which will take place over the next twelve months.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019
The Orange County Asperger's Support Group (OCASG) and Chance Theater will be working together again this summer to present the Spectrum Speak Up outreach program. The workshops will be twice a week, from June 25 through July 25, 2019, culminating in two performances on Saturday, August 3 at 11am & 4pm at the Bette Aitken theater arts Center on the Fyda-Mar Stage.
by Greer Firestone - Apr 20, 2020
With no performing arts to review, Aisle Say has taken to interviewing arts professionals. Here is a conversation with Kristina Kambalov, co-founder and ED of First State Ballet Theatre. (Go the bottom of the column for previous chats). In March Aisle Say celebrated' his 63rd year in Delaware performing arts as actor, producer, director, playwright and theatre critic. An organization that has a sweet spot in my heart is First State Ballet Theatre.
by Stefani Chudnow - Apr 12, 2019
For two days only, April 13th and 14th, you have the unique chance to catch the national tour of The Sound of Music at The Fox Theatre in Downtown Detroit. While most people around the world are familiar with this classic film, this production is a descendant of the original Broadway production which won five musicals back in 1960, including 'Best Musical.' BroadwayWorld Detroit had the opportunity to interview one of the cast members of this acclaimed production, Jake Mills. You can read our interview here!