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In the Near Future - 1925 - Broadway


Wallack's Theatre

(New York, NY)
254 W. 42nd St.
by Gil Kaan - May 4, 2021
Broadway actor/singer Terron Brooks will be releasing this first single ‘Tomorrow” from upcoming CD The Soul of Broadway May 7, 2021. Got a chance to talk to Terron about his music and his upcoming podcast Honest Answers launching May 18, 2021.  
by Stephi Wild - May 30, 2021
Some trailers were for new episodes of longrunning shows, and others showed teasers of what fans can expect from completely new films and series from Netflix, Amazon Prime, and more. Watch them all here!
by Gil Kaan - May 3, 2021
In sync with Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, L.A. Theatre Works will be releasing two audio theater recordings about the horrific Japanese American experience during World War II - Jeanne Sakata’s FOR US ALL and Ken Narasaki’s NO-NO BOY. FOR US ALL’s available for purchase now, with NO-NO BOY on May 15, 2021. Anna Lyse Erikson directs both show’s large ensemble casts, with Greg Watanabe voicing the lead characters in both.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - May 28, 2021
Our student bloggers write about how they're coping with the current global health crisis, give insight on their school's performing arts programs, share their opinions on the latest theater news, and so much more. An interview with cast members from A Strange Loop, a ranking of Glee songs, and more-- read the latest from our college student bloggers!
by Gil Kaan - May 26, 2021
L.A. Theatre Works will release their state-of-the-art audio recording of Stephen Tobolowsky’s A GOOD DAY AT AUSCHWITZ June 2, 2021. Based on a true story, Stephen has adapted GOOD DAY from his previous book My Adventures with God. Stephen managed to find some time between his podcast The Tobolowsky Files, his many film and TV commitments, and being half of a beloved Los Angeles theatre acting/directing couple, to answer a few of my enquiries.
by Lindsay Kruger - May 26, 2021
From casting for the Fugard stage to fitting faces into Zoom frames, Neil Coppen has been on a journey with HAMLET since early 2020. The prolific director discusses with BroadwayWorld his experience so far.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 25, 2021
Swiftly following on from the bright cosmic burst of previous single, “Citizen 202”; “Come And Meet The Jones’” is a track of a more slow-burning, but no less explosive nature.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2021
R&B ONLY announced the addition of shows its live event series that celebrates the genre with performances from top DJs and artists. Initial events are set to take place in Boston, Atlanta and Chicago, with additional shows being announced in the near future. The announcement was made by R&B ONLY and COLORS Worldwide CEO and Founder Jabari Johnson.
by Student Blogger: Alexandra Curnyn - May 25, 2021
As soon as tickets for various productions went on sale, I penciled in a few shows that I'm especially excited to see. Whether it's a new production that's yet to be put on stage, or a Broadway staple, I'm ready to splurge on at least a few of these shows in the near future.
by Gil Kaan - May 18, 2021
The Road Theatre Company has begun streaming playwright Steve Yockey’s REYKJAVÍK, their second show of their 2021 virtual season. Set in Reykjavík, Iceland, Ann Hearn Tobolowsky directs the REYKJAVÍK cast of Stephen Tyler Howell, Alaska Jackson, Carlos Lacamara, Brian Ibsen, Danny Lee Gomez and Jacqueline Misaye. Ann managed to find some time between REYKJAVÍK rehearsals, and being half of a beloved Los Angeles theatre acting/directing couple, to answer a few of my enquiries.
by Gil Kaan - May 14, 2021
Morgan-Wixson Theatre presents the perfect show to commemorate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Nancy Ma’s solo piece HOME. Streaming on May 15, 2021; HOME is directed by Geoffrey Rivas. Nancy squeezed some time in to answer a few of my queries before her opening.
by Gil Kaan - May 13, 2021
Asian comedy troupe CRAZY WOKE ASIANS created by Kiki Yeung will be celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a schedule full of shows at the Santa Monica Playhouse. Kiki managed to find some time to answer a few of my inquiries between producing the various May shows, rehearsing her own stand-up and taking care of her toddler son.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2021
The fully vaccinated cast of EIGTH IS NEVER ENOUGH Improv is back in Times Square performing their show, LMAO OFF BROADWAY. However even though the CDC announced today that vaccinated adults can go mask-less indoors, the cast is going to continue to perform with masks in the near future. 
by Gil Kaan - May 12, 2021
Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz will stream CARLO PONTI & THE LOS ANGELES VIRTUOSI ORCHESTRA: YOUNG VOICES May 21, 2021. Benefiting music education, YOUNG VOICES will feature soloists: violinist Audrey Park, violinist YuEun Kim, and harpist Julianne Jimenez; as well as; selected violin students from Pacoima Elementary School.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 12, 2021
Fans can look forward to the Multi-Platinum producer, singer, and songwriter hitting the road in support of January Flower in the near future, with much more news on the soon.
by Nicole Rosky - May 12, 2021
Theatre has officially returned to New York at The Drama Company NYC, which just last week began previews for the Off-Broadway premiere of Lilies, or The Revival of a Romantic Drama written by Michel Marc Bouchard with English translation by Linda Gaboriau, and direction by Andrew Benvenuti.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2021
The Hong Kong Repertory Theatre announces on 29th March the 2021–22 theatre season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2021
One Million Musicals' has announced their sixth production, 'The Good Ship Antiphony'! In the near future, wind-powered sailing vessels venture across the Earth’s polluted oceans in order to rid the sea of filth and debris.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 26, 2021
Penobscot Theatre Company today announces that after nine and a half years of service as the Producing Artistic Director, Bari Newport has resigned so that she can take on an exciting new creative opportunity that will be announced in the near future. She will depart on May 31st.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2021
The Music Center announced it has become the first performing arts organization to earn the UL Verified Healthy Buildings Mark for Indoor Air Quality.
by Maria Nockin - Mar 24, 2021
On Sunday, March 21, 2021, tenor Issachah Savage and collaborative pianist Laurie Rogers gave a half-hour recital called Anything for Love and Honor for the Merola Opera Program. Savage, a former member of Merola, won three prizes at Seattle’s International Wagner Competition in 2014: First Prize, the Audience Prize, and the Orchestra Fave' Award.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 23, 2021
After delivering on the promise of rehearsing, filming, and streaming the first two production of the season, Queens Girl: Black in the Green Mountains and Cry It Out, the staff and artists at Everyman look ahead to four additional filmed and streamed mainstage productions, a spring fundraiser, and a summer play reading series. Everyman Theatre Founder and Artistic Director Vincent M. Lancisi and Managing Director Marissa LaRose also announced today that Everyman Theatre plans to return for in-person performances this summer with Steel Magnolias. 
by Andrew White - Mar 22, 2021
For now, we will have to settle for the Zoom version of 'Initiative' – that’s how the D20 rolls these days. But it would be positively criminal if it weren’t eventually staged by a company as multi-talented as Flying V. Your imagination is the key—which come to think of it is rather the point of live theatre, no matter which medium it uses to reach out to you.
by Gil Kaan - Jun 5, 2021
Ojai Playwrights Conference (OPC) will be presenting their virtual celebration CONNECTIONS benefiting their 2021 season June 12, 2021. CONNECTIONS will feature new or adapted works by playwrights: Luis Alfaro, Jon Robin Baitz, Father Greg Boyle, Bill Cain, Culture Clash, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Danai Gurira, Samuel D. Hunter, David Henry Hwang, Julia Izumi, James Morrison and his son Seamus Morrison, Jeanine Tesori and Charlayne Woodard. Performers include Brian Cox, Eileen Galindo, Tzi Ma, Rose Portillo, Samantha Quan, John C. Reilly, Israel López Reyes, Nikkole Salter, Jimmy Smits, and Phillipa Soo; as well as some of the playwrights performing their own pieces.
by Gil Kaan - Jun 17, 2021
The Wallis inaugurates their new pop-up performance space on the Promenade Terrace for live audiences with the world premiere of Tom Dugan’s TEVYE IN NEW YORK! June 23, 2021. Tom co-directs (with Michael Vale) his one-man show on the well-known musical theatre lead character of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. Tom managed to find time amongst his many, many writing projects to answer a few of my enquiries.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 17, 2021
Long Beach Opera announced today that the company is promoting Dr. Derrell Acon to the position of Associate Artistic Director & Chief Impact Officer effective immediately. Dr. Acon has served as the company's Director of Engagement and Equity since 2019, as well as performing the role of Antron McCray in the Pulitzer Prize-winning opera The Central Park Five, and curating and managing the Community Conversations Initiative.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 16, 2021
Their sixth full length album, it explores, expands and concludes the immersive journey they began on previous album ARCADIA both aurally and visually. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 16, 2021
New Perspectives Theatre Company has announced Now or Never, our 12th Annual Women's Work Short Play Festival, running virtually Saturday, June 26 at 12:00pm to Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at midnight.
by Gil Kaan - Jun 10, 2021
The Fountain Theatre will inaugurate their new outdoor stage with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ 2014 Obie Award-winning AN OCTOROON, with previews beginning June 11, 2021. Judith Moreland directs the cast of Leea Ayers, Matthew Hancock, Mara Klein, Hazel Lozano, Rob Nagle, Kacie Rogers, Vanessa Claire Stewart and Pam Trotter. Between final rehearsals, Matthew, who plays the playwright’s alter-ego among other characters, made some time to answer a few of my inquiries.
by Student Blogger: Melis Tavmergen - Jun 1, 2021
I was a “theatre person”, which was the only thing I was certain about in life. Of course, this came to an end the last March with the start of quarantine. I still am a theatre person, but suddenly everything around me that felt comfortable was taken away. How could I be a theatre person when there is no theatre?
by Student Blogger: Danielle Urban - Apr 8, 2021
I've said it before, but as a 'new' theatre kid, I have struggled a lot to really enter into the world of theatre in such a short period of time. With that, it does not mean I haven't picked up some roles that I would adore playing at one point or another.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2021
The Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts is planning to reopen as soon as possible. The theatre's director Michele Rizzo-Berg said the reopening will focus on featuring local artists, but a lineup has not been finalized.
by Student Blogger: Kyle Ronkin - Apr 8, 2021
I want to take the time to acknowledge everyone who has been involved in making pandemic theatre possible. It is no easy feat, and you are appreciated so much more than you know.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 6, 2021
Since the beginning of the pandemic, staff at the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History have been testing and developing innovative ways to engage patrons, educators and students from home.   
by Student Blogger: Holden Childress - Apr 5, 2021
My list of dream roles is short, and it would be really great to make it even shorter by crossing these roles off the list.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 5, 2021
Author Cyndi Friberg has announced the release of her new sci-fi romance, Lunar Uprising: Zorak. Released on March 18, 2021 by Anything-but-Ordinary Books, this is book one in the Lunar Uprising series.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2021
Today Indian Ranch unveiled its 75th Anniversary Season and announced a multi-year partnership with Mike's Hard Lemonade to present the Mike's Hard Lemonade Summer Concert Series in Webster, MA.  
by Maria Nockin - Apr 24, 2021
On April. 23, 2021, San Francisco Opera presented its first drive-in opera, Rossini’s rollicking comedy, The Barber of Seville. As the boisterous Spanish hair stylist, baritone Lucas Meachem opened the show with a vigorous, rousing version of his famous “Largo al Factotum”. California COVID restrictions limited the show to ninety minutes. Using the Zedda edition of the Ricordi piano/vocal score, Conductor Roderick Cox and Director Matthew Ozawa treated the audience to all the opera’s major arias, duets, and ensembles,
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2021
Today, American Conservatory Theater and gala co-chairs Daivd Riemer and Abby Sadin Schnair announced A.C.T.’s 2021 Season Gala, a hybrid socially-distanced in-person and virtual fundraising event being held on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 21, 2021
The sequel will use a multi- and single-camera approach similar to its predecessor. “How I Met Your Mother” creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas will executive produce alongside Aptaker and Berger. 20th Television, which produced the original, will again serve as the studio.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2021
R&B ONLY announced the return of its live event series that celebrates the genre with performances from top DJs and artists. Initial events are set to take place in Texas, Florida and Arizona, with additional shows being announced in the near future.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 20, 2021
Until the Sun, a Rocking Blues band, was formed in 2017. Their music includes and often fuses elements of Blues, Alternative Rock, Pink-Floyd-esque Psychedelia, and Jazz.
by Gil Kaan - Apr 20, 2021
Skylight Theatre Company begins its 2021 season of Skylight LIVE April 24, 2021; with Robin Gerber’s THE SHOT starring the incomparable Sharon Lawrence. This behind-the-scenes story of The Washington Post publisher Katherine Graham is directed by Michelle Joyner and produced by SPARKS Theatricals. Sharon managed to squeeze some time for my queries between filming Rebel and her many social justice commitments.
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 Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 14, 2021
FCM Hospitality and owner Avram Hornik head to the Main Line with their first-ever suburban brick and mortar concept. Lola's Garden (51 St Georges Rd) will officially open to the public this Thursday, April 15th at 5:00pm, with a grand opening ribbon cutting planned for Friday, April 16th at 11:00am.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 13, 2021
After 13 years as an essential resource for Chicago's arts community, Visceral Dance Center is opening a new building that will triple its available space for dance education, community rentals and rehearsals for its acclaimed company, Visceral Dance Chicago. The 27,000-square-foot facility, overlooking the Chicago River at 3121 North Rockwell Street in Chicago's Avondale neighborhood, opens in June 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2021
Dallas Theater Center, the 2017 recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents the Youth Performance Showcase in a partnership with the City of Dallas. Registration is open now. The free, weekly class will teach students how to audition and perform, all while building confidence in themselves.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2021
Theatre Under The Stars will host the Leading Ladies Luncheon on Friday, April 16 at 11 a.m. at Houston’s renowned Tony’s on Richmond Ave. This annual event honors outstanding Houstonians who champion the performing arts and arts education.
by Gil Kaan - Apr 12, 2021
A co-production of San Francisco’s 42nd Street Moon and Long Beach's Musical Theatre West, PERFECT HERMANY will be available to stream online through May 2, 2021 as part of Moon’s 2021 Moonbeams season. This homage to legendary Broadway composer Jerry Herman stars the versatile Jason Graae, directed by Lee Tannen with musical direction by John Boswell.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 12, 2021
Dallas Theater Center, the 2017 recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents the Youth Performance Showcase in a partnership with the City of Dallas. Registration is open now. The free, weekly class will teach students how to audition and perform, all while building confidence in themselves.