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Ethel Barrymore Theatre (New York, NY)
243 West 47th St.

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Based on the book The Inner City Mother Goose by Eve Merriam


NYC Teen Playwrights Premiere Plays at Leap Onstage Event
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Students from 10 NYC public schools, whose plays will be published by renowned publisher Samuel French, will showcase their original works and perform them at The Pearl Theatre as part of the acclaimed LEAP OnStage program. LEAP OnStage, created by Learning through an Expanded Arts Program (LEAP), immerses 500 public school students, mostly in communities underserved by the arts, in a comprehensive theater program. (more...)

NYC Dance Week 2017 Opens 6/15 ­
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Now in its sixth year, NYC Dance Week is an annual festival that provides FREE dance, fitness and wellness classes throughout all five boroughs of New York. This year, NYC Dance Week will occur on June 15th through June 24th, and will feature a wide and diverse offering of classes for participants to enjoy.  (more...)

Jennifer Dobbs Hill Named New Executive Director At ArtsBridge Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

ArtsBridge has named Jennifer Dobbs Hill to the position of Executive Director. Dobbs Hill joins ArtsBridge Foundation at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre as Development Director, Pam Hubby, retires. (more...)

SOUND IS DIVINE Comes to The Rubin Museum 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

On June 23, The Rubin Museum will present a night of music that gives new voice to ancient songs and scores the anthems for future empires. For tonight's series of duet performances, internationally acclaimed Indian-born percussionist Ravish Momin has gathered an impressive array of artists who all share the common goal of creating resonance in keeping with the Buddhist philosophy of finding spirituality through sound.   (more...)

New Documentary Film "parTy boi: black diamonds in ice castles" Exposes Hidden Drug Epidemic within Urban LGBTQ Community
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2017

New documentary, parTy boi: black diamonds in ice castles, will premiere on May 7, 2017. The film project focuses on methamphetamine addiction within the LGBTQ community of color, and explores a drug epidemic that is affecting the lives of Black and Latino gay millennials at an alarming rate. Directed by Micheal Rice, parTy boi was designed to spark debate and educate LGBTQ youth around the world about crystal meth and drug addiction. The premiere screening and cocktail Q&A event takes place on May 7th at 7:30pm - ImageNation Cinema, 2031 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. New York, NY 10027. Tickets will be available at the box office window prior to the viewing. Admission: $20. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at RACING DEMON at Theatre Royal Bath
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Production images have today been released for David Hare's Racing Demon, directed by Jonathan Church, which plays at Theatre Royal Bath until Saturday 8 July, with opening night this evening. Check out the photos below! (more...)

CBS News to Launch Primetime Summer Series CBSN: ON ASSIGNMENT
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

CBS News will launch CBSN: ON ASSIGNMENT, a new primetime summer series featuring experiential reports driven by fresh voices and perspectives from around the world. The broadcast will launch Monday, July 31 (10:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and on CBSN, the network's 24/7 streaming news service. (more...)

Opera Philadelphia to Premiere WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

September marks the launch of O17, the inaugural edition of Opera Philadelphia's game-changing new annual season-opening festival, and We Shall Not Be Moved (Sep 16-24) is one of three world premieres with which the company looks forward to baptizing the festival by fire. (more...)

'Music for the Mind' Concert Series to Welcome The Irwin Solomon Jazz Quartet
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The Kretzer Piano Music Foundation's popular MUSIC FOR THE MIND concert series will return next month with the IRWIN SOLOMON JAZZ QUARTET on Tuesday, July 18 at 7 pm, in the Harriet Himmel Theatre at CityPlace in West Palm Beach. (more...)

Actors' Shakespeare Project Announces New Artistic Director Christopher V. Edwards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Actors' Shakespeare Project is excited to announce Christopher V. Edwards as the company's new Artistic Director. (more...)

Original Cast Members of A BROADWAY MUSICAL to Reunite at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Members of the original Broadway company of Charles Strouse and Lee Adams' A BROADWAY MUSICAL , which only played one night on Broadway in 1978, will reunite for a concert presentation of the musical at Feinstein's/54 Below on Sunday, July 16th, 2017 at 7pm & 9:30pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Dominique Morisseau's PIPELINE at Lincoln Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Tasha Lawrence, Morocco Omari, Karen Pittman, Namir Smallwood, Jaime Lincoln Smith, and Heather Velazquez are featured in Lincoln Center Theater's production of Pipeline, a new play by Dominique Morisseau, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, which is currently in previews at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street) for an opening on Monday, July 10. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

THIS MUCH IS TRUE: World Premiere of Louis Nowra's Final Chapter of Trilogy
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Red Line Productions is thrilled to present the world premiere of This Much Is True, written by one of Australia's leading playwrights Louis Nowra, for a limited season at the Old Fitz Theatre from July 12. (more...)

Court Theatre presents Free Reading of BUFFALO HAIR at NEIU's Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Under the leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director and Stephen J. Albert. Executive Director, Court Theatre continues the Spotlight Reading Series, with a free, public reading of Buffalo Hair by Carlyle Brown and directed by Ron OJ Parson, at NEUI's Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, 700 E Oakwood Boulevard, on Monday, July 10 at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

NYC Teen Playwrights Premiere Plays At LeAp Onstage Event Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Students from 10 NYC public schools, whose plays will be published by renowned publisher Samuel French, will showcase their original works and perform them at The Pearl Theatre as part of the acclaimed LEAP OnStage program.  (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- What Would Cathy Do?
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 6, 2017

BWW speaks to the creators of What Would Cathy Do ahead of its run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Michael Feinstein, BANDSTAND, Tovah Feldshuh and More Coming Up This August at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

This August, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Annie Golden, NaTasha Yvette Williams, Allen Nichols and More Set for INNER CITY in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Tom O'Horgan's controversial 1971 Broadway musical Inner City will be presented in concert on August 17th at Feinstein's/54 Below, with shows at 7:00pm and 9:30pm. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre's 2017 -2018 Season Announced in Coventry Village!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

ENSEMBLE THEATRE prepares to open its 38th consecutive Season! The entire 2017|2018 Season will take place in the heart of Coventry Village! See the full schedule below! (more...)

Priest Tyaire to Bring MOMMA'S BOY to the Fabulous Fox Theatre This September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Priest Tyaire will bring his play MOMMA'S BOY to the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Sunday, September 17 for 2 shows only at 3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Detroit Repertory Theatre Announces 61st Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

???????Michigan's longest running, nonprofit, professional theatre announces its 61st season. The Detroit Repertory Theatre continues its mission to produce indigenous, diversity centered theatre and to democratize the arts from its legendary Inner City stage in the heart of Detroit.  (more...)

Adventure Stage Chicago's Trailblazers to Present Summer 2017 Finale Show
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Adventure Stage Chicago (ASC), the participatory arts program of Northwestern Settlement (the Settlement), announces their Trailblazers Summer Camp culminating performance. (more...)

New Research by Virgin Group Looks 20 Years Ahead to Create a Vision of Life in the Future
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

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Kretzer Piano Music Foundation to Host AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH JILL & RICH
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

The Kretzer Piano Music Foundation's popular MUSIC FOR THE MIND concert series will be back in August with An Intimate Evening with Jill & Rich. (more...)

BWW Interview: Karen Pittman Fights the Forces of The PIPELINE
by Naomi Serviss - Jul 17, 2017

A teacher struggles against the chaos of a tough Inner City public school and the system that threatens her son. (more...)

Rush Philanthropic Arts Raises Over $1.1 Million at ART FOR LIFE BENEFIT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (RPAF) raised over $1.1 million at its annual ART FOR LIFE Benefit on July 15th at Fairview Farms in Bridgehampton, NY. Proceeds from ART FOR LIFE benefit the Foundation's signature arts education and gallery programs, which have directly served tens of thousands of inner-city youth over the past 20 years. (more...)

Houseparty Race Play RAISINS IN A GLASS OF MILK Comes to Florida
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

BroadwayWorld Award Winning Director Darius J. Manuel is back again, but this time, he brings out his Philadelphia theatre scene roots and takes us where grungy inner-city storytelling meets immersive truth in the workshop of this innovative house party play RAISINS IN A GLASS OF MILK by Maya Burton & Lexi Chipman. (more...)

New Diorama Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

New Diorama Theatre have announced their 2017/18 season. Following a year which saw NDT win The Stage's Fringe Theatre of the Year Award 2017 and the 2016 Peter Brook Empty Space Award, this season is our best yet - full of premieres of new work from the UK's most exciting companies. (more...)

MCC Theater's Transgender-Themed Play CHARM Finds Complete Cast, Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

MCC Theater today announced the complete cast and creative team for the first show of its upcoming 2017-18 season: the NYC premiere of the acclaimed transgender-themed play Charm-inspired by the real-life story of Miss Gloria Allen. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lincoln Center Theater Celebrates Opening Night of Dominique Morisseau's PIPELINE
by Jennifer Broski - Jul 11, 2017

Tasha Lawrence, Morocco Omari, Karen Pittman, Namir Smallwood, Jaime Lincoln Smith, and Heather Velazquez are featured in Lincoln Center Theater's production of Pipeline, a new play by Dominique Morisseau, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, which opened just last night, July 10, at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street).  (more...)

Review Roundup: PIPELINE at Lincoln Center Theater
by Review Roundups - Jul 11, 2017

Tasha Lawrence, Morocco Omari, Karen Pittman, Namir Smallwood, Jaime Lincoln Smith, and Heather Velazquez are featured in Lincoln Center Theater's production of Pipeline, a new play by Dominique Morisseau, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, which opened just last night, July 10, at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Dominique Morisseau's PIPELINE, Opening Tonight at LCT
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 10, 2017

Tasha Lawrence, Morocco Omari, Karen Pittman, Namir Smallwood, Jaime Lincoln Smith, and Heather Velazquez are featured in Lincoln Center Theater's production of Pipeline, a new play by Dominique Morisseau, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, which opens tonight, July 10, at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). Watch highlights from the production below! (more...)

WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED to Tackle Racism, Identity and More at Opera Philadelphia This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

September marks the launch of O17, the inaugural edition of Opera Philadelphia's game-changing new annual season-opening festival, and We Shall Not Be Moved (Sep 16-24) is one of three world premieres with which the company looks forward to baptizing the festival by fire. (more...)

KPMF Presents JILL & RICH in Concert at CityPlace
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The Kretzer Piano Music Foundation's popular MUSIC FOR THE MIND concert series will be back next week with An Intimate Evening with Jill & Rich.  (more...)

2017 TED Global Fellow Marc Bamuthi Joseph Announces 2017 Events
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Recognized as one of the most vital voices in performance, arts education, and artistic curation, Marc BAMUTHI Joseph is hailed for producing and/or performing riveting works of political, economic, and social significance. Bamuthi is synonymous with influential community engager, urban talent, and a world-renowned career; and his 2017 TEDGlobal Fellowship continues to elevate his stature. Upcoming 2017 highlights include: the New York premiere of his latest work /peh-LO-tah/ at the BAM Next Wave Festival, the world premiere of We Shall Not Be Moved opera (his first libretto), Oakland's 10th Annual Life is Living Festival (which he founded), speaking engagements at the TEDGlobal 2017 Conference in Tanzania, Create Justice: A National Discussion on Arts and Justice, Chicago Humanities Festival, YBCA's Transform Festival and 100 Summit, and more. (Please scroll below for Bamuthi's complete schedule.) (more...)

¡Esso! Afrojam Funkbeat Announce New Album & Tour, 'Juntos' Out 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Juntos means together in Spanish, and the vibrant energy of Chicago based ESSO Afrojam Funkbeats' unique sound is sure to do exactly that - bring people together. Named the “Best New Band” in 2016 by the revered Chicago Reader's annual poll, this musical movement's momentum has only just begun. (more...)

PETER PAN Flies to New Paradigm Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Riding on the heels of New Paradigm Theatre's (NPT) sold-out, multi-ethnic production of 'Oliver-Reinvented', at Fairfield Theatre's Warehouse space last summer, NPT will continue their 'collective impact' productions, bridging the gap between the arts and the local community, with the beloved musical 'Peter Pan' Aug 26th and 27th (more...)

Photo Flash: Sandy Duncan Helps New Paradigm Theatre with New Promo PSA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Sandy Duncan recently helped The New Paradigm Theatre by shooting a PSA for their upcoming production of Peter Pan (Aug 26/27 at Fairfield Theatre Co). Check out behind-the-scenes photos below! (more...)

Pilot Pen And Shonda Rhimes Award Dr. Rebecca Constantino 2016 G2 Overachievers Grant
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

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Adventure Stage Chicago's Summer Trailblazers Announce Title of Culminating Performance AMONG US
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Adventure Stage Chicago (ASC), the participatory arts program of Northwestern Settlement (the Settlement), announces the title of their Trailblazers Summer Camp culminating performance, Among Us, Directed by Andrew Marikis and Stephanie Chavara. (more...)

Councilmember Gil Cedillo and TNH Productions Present a New Expanded Production of Disney's ALADDIN - Dual Language Edition
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The critically acclaimed smash hit musical, Disney's Aladdin, Dual Language Edition/Edicion De Lenguaje Dual will be presented by Los Angeles City Councilmember Gil Cedillo and TNH Productions. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 17th, 2017: Brandy Returns to the Cell Block in CHICAGO and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 17, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Brandy Norwood returns to the cell block in CHICAGO tonight and more! (more...)

Stella Adler Studio Receives Grant from Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Stella Adler Studio of Acting has been awarded a $150,000 Grant for Arts and Arts Education by The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 16, 2017
by - Aug 16, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

The Yard Announces Schonberg (Boston) Fellowship Residency
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The SCHONBERG (BOSTON) FELLOWS is a pilot mentored residency initiative that connects The Yard to the professional dance community of Boston, created in partnership (and appreciation) with the Arts and Culture Program of The Boston Foundation, the city's community trust. The Yard´s Chloe Jones and David R. White have curated the 2017 group of artists, looking both at early choreographic achievement and future creative potential. Peter DiMuro, McKersin Previlus, and the duo of Claire Johannes and Jordan Jamil Ahmed are the first wave of dedicated artists to take the plunge. Old friend and acclaimed David Parker, the Boston-bred choreographer/singer/percussive dancer who leads The Bang Group (TapTheYard; Nut/Cracked), is the mentoring ghost in the machine. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 15, 2017
by - Aug 15, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 14, 2017
by - Aug 14, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Palm Beach Poetry Festival Returns To Delray Beach In January
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Susan R. Williamson, Director of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival (PBPF), today announced that the 14th annual festival is returning to Old School Square for six days, January 15-20, 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: Circle Players' BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL Brings Down the House
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 12, 2017

Strong and energetic - some even show-stopping - performances from a youthful, fresh-faced cast, choreography that will have you dancing in the aisles and sprightly direction that moves the plot along at an astonishing pace…if you aren't already a fan of Bring It On the Musical, then Circle Players' production will make you one in short order. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 11, 2017
by - Aug 11, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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