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49th Street Theatre

(New York, NY)
235 W. 49th St.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced its fall schedule of classes and workshops are now open for registration. Classes will be held online via Zoom or in-person in outdoor and social-distanced settings, and vary from on-camera acting workshops, to musical theater reading clubs, to performances of Shakespeare. For additional information, contact Director of Education Allen O'Reilly at
by TV Scoop - Sep 21, 2020
Find out what's happening on Coming Up on a New Episode of LET''S BE REAL and if it's a new episode, airing on FOX on Thursday, October 1, 2020!
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
FOX Entertainment has announced the all-new election-themed puppet special LET’S BE REAL.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2020
The National Theatre of Greece will present The Persians, through October 4, 2020.
by Debbie Hall - Sep 11, 2020
Following on the heels of their first virtual success, Las Vegas' own homegrown Shakespeare group, Bard at the Bar, will be presenting the melancholy Dane in Hamlet online on Facebook Live on Sept. 13.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2020
Actors' Equity Association has released the following statement in response to Donald Trump's tweet asking the Senate to block all coronavirus relief until after the election. 
by Paul Batterson - Oct 25, 2020
For the show to be successful, the audience must be engaged with the performance.
by Maria Nockin - Oct 24, 2020
On Oct. 23, the Santa Fe Opera and Center for Contemporary Arts presented 'Is This America?' This online workshop featuring scenes from the one-act opera, 'This Little Light of Mine,' took place on October10, 2020, aboard the retired tanker Mary A. Whalen which is-docked in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2020
Tony-winning Hairspray stars, Harvey Fierstein and Marissa Jaret Winokur, have joined filmmaker Cathryn Michon for a video trolling Trump over his losses in the demographic of 'suburban housewives.'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2020
The San Francisco International Arts Festival today filed suit in a Federal court against the City and County of San Francisco and the State of California.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2020
'Music's Greatest Mysteries,' an original six-episode series which guides viewers on an immersive journey each week investigating headline grabbing myths involving musical artists from the past and present, premieres on AXS TV Sunday, November 15 at 9 p.m.ET /6p.m. PT.
by Rachael F. Goldberg - Nov 17, 2020
'From Gumbo to Mumbo' is like a favorite books of poetry – a little rough when you’re still learning the rhythms, but ultimately captivating. Anderson and Lawson-Brown’s command of language is stunning, and the linguistic juxtapositions in this script are so artful, the audience could discover a new, intriguing turn of phrase with each viewing.
by Susan Haubenstock - May 13, 2020
From everything I've heard, the 2013 production of 'bare: a pop opera' at Richmond Triangle Players was a knockout. I, alas, was in San Diego.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2021
On 15 March 1938, Adolf Hitler announced the “Anschluss”, Austria’s annexation into Nazi Germany, at Vienna’s Heldenplatz to cheers from the crowds. 50 years later, the Schusters, a Jewish family, gather with their closest friends at an apartment near Heldenplatz.
by Laura Fuller - Mar 8, 2020
Paul Kember's Not Quite Jerusalem received huge critical acclaim following its premiere at the Royal Court in 1980. Forty years on, the Finborough Theatre have chosen to revive the play as part of their own 40th anniversary celebrations.
by Ron Bierman - Mar 4, 2020
Conductor Eun Sun Kim is the recently named musical director of the San Francisco Opera. In her debut with the San Diego Symphony she opened her program with Korean composer Texu Kim's playful Spin-Flip. Two hyperromantic works followed, the Sibelius violin concerto and Rachmaninoff's third symphony. In his program notes Texu Kim wrote, 'Spin-Flip is an eight-minute overture which is all about Ping-Pong: it conveys the driving energy of a (good) Ping-Pong match.'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020
Famed stand-up comic Lisa Lampanelli brings her new theatrical production of Lisa Lampanelli's LOSIN' IT! to Texas Performing Arts for two performances only on March 26 & 27 at McCullough Theatre.  Tickets are on sale now at, the Bass Concert Hall Ticket Office, and by phone at 512.477.6060
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2020
The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) today announced its Season 36 (2020/21) lineup for theater enthusiasts and first-timers alike. The season includes back-to-back Obie and Tony award-winning plays, a Rhode Island premiere and a regional premiere of two contemporary, critically acclaimed plays, and the first Shakespeare production in The Gamm's Warwick home.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2020
Theatre in the Park (TIP) opens its 51st season with the Kansas City premiere of the smash Broadway hit a?oeBe More Chilla??. a?oeBe More Chilla?? opens at TIP INDOORS on March 20 and runs through April 5 in the Black Box Theatre at the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2020
In today's Quarantine Qs, we check in with Broadway veteran Marilu Henner!
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2020
TBS is serving up the ultimate comedic match with a seven-episode greenlight for Tournament of Laughs, set to premiere on Sunday, June 21 at 10:00pm ET/PT.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2020
Tune in to check out part two of the first round as the next 16 comics compete to move to round two.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2020
Phoebe Waller-Bridge swept this past awards season for her role in Fleabag - winning a 2019 Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy and an Emmy for Outstanding Writing, 2020 SAG Award for Outstanding Female Actor in a Comedy Series and a 2020 Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series Musical or Comedy.  Now see the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC's hit TV series Fleabag, captured live from London's West End, on Saturday, July 11 at 8pm. 
by TV News Desk - Jun 18, 2020
TBS' upcoming comedy competition series Tournament of Laughs has set its bracket and released the final match-ups in the battle for laughs.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020
Like many other musicians, Paul McCartney was forced to cancel many of the performances from his Freshen Up tour as a result of the pandemic. What he didn't know, was that concert-goers in Italy would not be refunded for those cancelations afterwards. Now, the music legend has opened up about his displeasure with the lack of action.
by TV News Desk - Jul 8, 2020
It should come as no surprise to any streaming TV viewer that adult animation reigns supreme. In fact, nearly 40% of Hulu viewers faithfully devour adult cartoons every month. Die-hard fans of the popular genre have waited long enough to weigh in on their favorites! 
by Student Blogger: Alyssa Silver - Jul 28, 2020
A few weeks ago, I was facing identity imposter syndrome. This, which I have discovered, can be common among mixed race people, used to happen to me when I was younger but hadna??t resurfaced much since.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2021
Below, BroadwayWorld is catching up with one of the creators, RJ Christian, who wrote Anton Ego's number, 'Anyone Can Cook'.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
In the Wings Promotions (ITW) is proud to announce a new concert series called THE LIVING ROOM SESSIONS, starring Noelle Hannibal and featuring Musical Direction by META nominee Ian Baird. Noelle and Ian love music. Known in Montreal for their top notch musical theatre productions, this special concert series will explore songs from a variety of genres. The upcoming LOVE EDITION will feature songs of love and heartbreak, just in time for Valentine's Day. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2021
SF Sketchfest will present Festpocalypse, an all-star virtual variety show featuring over 100 of the biggest names in comedy, film, and television livestreaming on Saturday, January 30. Festpocalypse features all new performances and appearances from The Kids in the Hall, Bob Odenkirk & David Cross, SNL alums Cheri Oteri, Fred Armisen, and more.
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2020
Susie Essman, who plays Susie Greene on 'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' looks back on her most memorable episodes from the HBO comedy in honor of its 10th season. She also reveals how Larry David directed her character's first insult-filled rant.
by Review Roundups - Jan 22, 2020
Paris opened last night, Tuesday, January 21st for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 9th, 2020 Off-Broadway at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2021
AFM Local 802 has released a statement on the outsourcing of musicians for last night's Metropolitan Opera Gala.
by Barry Lenny - Feb 5, 2021
Carnival of the Animals, with real animals.
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
Choir Boy return with their emotionally powerful, infectious sophomore album, Gathering Swans - out May 8 via Dais Records. Full of heartbreak and gently steeped in pop nostalgia, the band push their extraordinary sound further while tenderly romancing the unsuspected. Choir Boy's Adam Klopp delivers a transcendent vocal performance that cements him as one of today's most distinctive and moving frontmen. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
Three works explicitly banned by the Nazi regime will be performed by the MusicaNova Orchestra at 2 p.m. March 29 at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
Young performers at the Belgrade Theatre are drawing inspiration from climate activists like Greta Thunberg with a brand new play developed on commission through the National Theatre's NT Connections project, which provides exciting opportunities for young people from across the country to perform in original plays.
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2021
Author and songwriter Zoe FitzGerald Carter premieres the Josh McClain directed video for, “I Wanna Be A Teenage Boy,” via Americana Highways.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2021
Grammy nominated Comedian turned Life Coach Lisa Lampanelli comes to Bucks County Playhouse for two performances only, March 13 at 2pm and 8 pm, with an all new show, “Losin' It!”  The performances will be held on the Playhouse stage for an extremely limited, socially distanced audience. Lampanelli appears at the Playhouse as part of the Visiting Artists Series.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2020
Paul W.S. Anderson's film adaptation of the video game series Monster Hunter found itself embroiled in controversy last week as a perceived racist joke caused an uproar for Chinese fans.
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
String Machine Sign with Know Hope Records. The label will re-Release the critically acclaimed album 'Death Of The Neon' on vinyl January 17.
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
Equally brash, bold and entirely uncompromising in their respective artistry, Nashville-based singer/songwriter Anderson East and Northern Irish singer/songwriter Foy Vance have announced the stripped-down and double-billed “12 Rounds Tour”. The 19-date trek will see duo share the stage, swap songs, cover each other's tunes, and likely hurl a friendly insult or two. “The 12 Rounds Tour” will kick off in Knoxville, TN on February 19, 2020, and wrap in Cincinnati, OH on March 15, 2020. Pre-sale tickets for the tour will be available starting tomorrow, December 4, and general tickets will go on sale this Friday, December 6, at 10:00am local time HERE. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2019
Geva Theatre Center presents Slow Food, by Wendy MacLeod and directed by Skip Greer, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from January 14 through February 9.
by Gary Naylor - Dec 18, 2019
Richard Eyre's production gets yet another run out 25 years on, but it's so beautiful and brilliantly sung, no further justification is required.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
AFL-CIO AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka led labor leaders in a telephone press conference to discuss the importance of passing the HEROES Act to save the lives and livelihoods of Americaa??s workers.
by Student Blogger: Bea Mienik - Apr 9, 2021
Every time I see a new show, or listen to a new soundtrack, it automatically is added to a sort of “database” in my brain. In a situation where I’m struggling to interpret emotions, I can search this database and basically “google” it. 
by Peter Nason - Apr 30, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best musical theatre characters from 1940-2020; see if your favorites made the cut!
by Peter Nason - Apr 22, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best TV episodes from the 1950's to 2020; see if your favorites made the list!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020
Paramount is planning to present a series of virtual screenings that will be streamed online via CYA.LIVE, allowing viewers to watch and interact via text and video with other fans, as well as special guest hosts.