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Isn't It Romantic - 1984 - Off-Broadway


Music Box Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
239 West 45th St.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 9, 2019
Variety reports that Todd Strauss-Schulson, director of “Isn't It Romantic” and “The Final Girls,' is in talks to direct upcoming action-comedy “Zombie Brother.'
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 4, 2019
Ramin Bahrani will direct the upcoming film of “The White Tiger” on Netflix starring Priyanka Chopra-Jonas, Rajkummar Rao and newcomer Adarsh Gourav, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 4, 2019
Today, E! announced the commencement of voting for the 2019 “E! People's Choice Awards,” celebrating all forms of entertainment, chosen entirely by the people.  Starting with the fan nomination week back in August, E! engaged fans worldwide to submit their favorites in the various categories. Now it's time for them to select their choice from the eight nominees to determine the winner in each category representing movies, television, music and pop culture.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 4, 2019
Kevin James (The King of Queens, Paul Blart; Mall Cop, True Memoirs Of An International Assassin and Grown Ups) is set to star and executive produce Netflix's new multicam sitcom, The Crew.  
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 3, 2019
Rebel Wilson, a star of the “Pitch Perfect” trilogy, will host “Pooch Perfect” for Australia's Network Seven, according to Deadline.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2019
Ann Hampton Callaway has written songs for Barbra Streisand, she wrote and sang a?oeThe Nanny Named Frana?? for TV's The Nanny, and garnered a Tony nomination for Best Actress in 2000 for her performance in Swing! on Broadway. Liz Callaway made her Broadway debut in Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, performed in the original cast of Miss Saigon and earned a Tony nomination for Best Actress in 1984 for her role as Lizzie in Baby. They're sisters who sing a?oeSistersa?? from White Christmas and a whole lot more from musicals to movies, and their show, Sibling Revelry has been a mainstay of New York City cabaret since 1995.
by Julie Musbach - Oct 14, 2019
Members of the University of Wisconsin Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Lakeshore Wind Ensemble (conductor Prof. Marc Sackman) and the Lakeshore Big Band, (Paul Sucherman, conductor) celebrate the 36th concert season of LWE, by sharing the stage with several guest artists throughout the season
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 26, 2019
Three plays by Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein will be presented in two triple-header days of theatre readings when JWT, director Stan Zimmerman and an all-star cast salute the groundbreaking artist who made a career out of exploring the lives of intelligent, talented women.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 19, 2018
Rebel Wilson is set to play the old Gumbie cat Jennyanydots in the film adaptation of CATS, according to Deadline.
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 3, 2019
Netflix and Treehouse Pictures reunite Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell and writer/producer Katie Silberman in a new romantic comedy, tentatively titled Most Dangerous Game, set to go into production in early 2020
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 18, 2021
PROJECT GREENLIGHT is a docuseries focusing on the next generation of talented female filmmakers who are given the chance to direct a feature film. Issa Rae will appear in every episode as an Executive Producer, providing guidance and mentorship to these aspiring filmmakers. The finished film will then premiere on HBO Max.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2021
The latest in a string of singles, Ann Hampton Callaway will release 'Revelation', a song she composed to a Robert Frost poem which she kept in her jeans pocket when she was a teenager.
by David Edward Perry - Mar 4, 2020
Harriet (Karen Marie Black) is a highrise uptown girl and Janie (Sara James) who is unmotivated and heavy on the chutzpah. These two young women are facing a dilemma in trying to find and fit all of their life expectations into a self-imposed small box labeled 'you can have it all' in the romantic comedy 'Isn't It Romantic' at Homewood Theatre.
by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2021
'Pitch Perfect' star Rebel Wilson has stolen the show in countless films, but she admits that during her high school years, she was never cast as a lead role in musicals.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 11, 2020
After a Sold Out run as part of The Wendy Chronicles, the three staged readings in one day of Wendy Wasserstein's plays at the Braid, the original company reunites for a full production in Los Angeles this spring. The cast for Isn't it Romantic includes Lucy DeVito ('The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'), Amanda Bearse ('Married... with Children'), Andrea Bowen ('Desperate Housewives'), Danny Lee Gomez (At the Table), Ken Lerner ('The Goldbergs'), Jon Sprik ('Younger'), Mindy Sterling ('Austin Powers'), Raviv Ullman (Bad Jews).
by Stephi Wild - Jun 5, 2021
Stage and screen actress Lisa Banes is currently in critical condition after a hit-and-run accident in New York City this week. Banes, 65, was on her way to meet her wife for a dinner party at a friend's home near Lincoln Center on Friday evening when someone on a scooter or motor bike hit her and then fled.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 28, 2019
Moulin Rouge! The Musical, based on the 2001 Twentieth Century Fox Motion Picture by Baz Luhrmann begins performances on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre tonight June 28. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by Tori Hartshorn - Jun 26, 2019
Two women put the “art” in con-artist in the outrageously fun comedy, THE HUSTLE, arriving on Digital August 6, 2019 and on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand August 20, 2019 from Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures (MGM) and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.  The film stars Academy Award® winner Anne Hathaway (Ocean's 8, The Devil Wears Prada) and Rebel Wilson (Isn't It Romantic, Pitch Perfect) who show off their electric chemistry playing scam artists from different worlds who join forces to take down the dirty rotten men who have wronged them. Filled with wildly entertaining and empowering moments from beginning to end, THE HUSTLEwhisks audiences away to a world of luxury and glamour set in a stunning seaside town in the south of France. 
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 24, 2019
BET Networks, a unit of Viacom Media Networks (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), and Tyler Perry Studios today unveiled a new joint venture to launch BET+, a premier subscription video-on-demand service focused on the African American audience. Available to consumers this fall, BET+ will feature more than 1,000 hours of premium content including exclusive new original programming and fan-favorite series, movies, and specials from BET Networks, world-renowned creator Tyler Perry, and a host of leading African American content creators.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 24, 2019
The winners of the inaugural Rom Com Fest were announced yesterday in Los Angeles at the Downtown Independent Theater following a special 20th anniversary screening of the classic rom com 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU. Top honors from the festival went to Ann Lupo for IN REALITY (Jury Prize for Best Feature Film) and Erin Brown Thomas for REKINDLED (Jury Prize for Best Short Film).
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 22, 2021
Broadway Stars Jon Rua, Amber Iman and J. Elaine Marcos have joined the Lively roster of entertainers, masters, and makers.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 19, 2019
TEEN CHOICE 2019, the summer's hottest LIVE show, is back with a brand-new wave of nominees. Celebrate the year's hottest teen stars in television, music, film, sports, comedy and social media when the star-studded two-hour LIVE event airs, for the first time in TEEN CHOICE history, from Hermosa Beach, CA, on Sunday, Aug. 11 (8:00-10:00 PM ET livePT tape-delayed) on FOX.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2021
Palm Beach Dramaworks' popular Master Playwrights Series, an informative and entertaining program that provides in-depth looks at the lives and works of major playwrights, is returning this summer as an online initiative, with the focus on two beloved writers of the late twentieth century.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2021
Banes was on her way to meet her wife for a dinner party at a friend's home near Lincoln Center when someone on a scooter or motor bike hit her and then fled. Police say that Banes was in the crosswalk and had the right of way.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 9, 2019
New York Stage and Film has announced the mentors and artists for its 201920 Filmmakers' Workshop. Mentors include Luis Castro (The Pop Culture Collaborative), writerproducer Bash Doran ("Traitors," "Boardwalk Empire"),  Jessica Goldberg ("The Path", "Parenthood"), William Goldberg (Abominable, Infinitely Polar Bear),  Rajiv Joseph (Draft Day, "Nurse Jackie"), Toni Kalem (A Slipping Down Life), Max Mayer (Adam, As Cool As I Am), Shelby Stone ("The Chi", Bessie), and Amy Robinson (After Hours, Julie & Julia).
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 2, 2019
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 842 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. The 2019 class is 50% women, 29% people of color, and represents 59 countries. Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy's membership in 2019.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 15, 2019
Fraser Entertainment Group's AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY will be back at LA's Rockwell Table and Stage with another new cast of performers. The celebration of the Broadway Songbook will take place on Sunday, July 21st at 8PM (doors open at 6:30).
by Alan Henry - Jan 8, 2020
The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2020 season, which opens June 15 with Kander and Ebb's internationally-acclaimed Chicago. Among the talented list are a mix of Muny favorites and newcomers. In addition to casting, a comprehensive list of design teams for each production will be released later this spring. Telsey + Company is the official casting partner for Muny.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 30, 2020
Dramatists Play Service will celebrate the Acting Edition publication and acquisition of licensing rights for the play 'Accidentally Brave' by Maddie Corman ('A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,' 'Some Kind of Wonderful,' 'Younger,' Broadway's 'Next Fall') with a book launch at Shakespeare & Co.'s Upper West Side location on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 7p.m.
by Julie Musbach - Jan 3, 2019
"We'll turn Manhattan into an isle of joy," wrote Lorenz Hart in 1919, at the beginning of his partnership with Richard Rodgers. Now 100 years later Lyrics and Lyricists begins its 49th season with We'll Have Manhattan: Rodgers and Hart in New York, celebrating the team who brought us such enduring classics as "My Funny Valentine," "Isn't It Romantic?," "I Could Write A Book," "It Never Entered My Mind" and over 600 others.
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2021
Freddie Stroma, Sarah Stiles, Gary Anthony Williams and Dan Ahdoot also star, Paris Berelc and Bruce McGill guest star.
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 11, 2021
Leg Up On Life has just announced its 2021 relaunch.  An organization that started off as a one-day class event in 2017 that focused on bolstering inclusion within the arts has, after four years flourished into a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 11, 2021
Leg Up On Life has announced its 2021 relaunch.  An organization that started off as a one-day class event in 2017 that focused on bolstering inclusion within the arts has, after four years flourished into a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019
Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, 2/4-2/8, airing on ABC!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 15, 2019
Miramax is joining forces with Todd Strauss-Schulson (ISN'T IT ROMANTIC/THE FINAL GIRLS) and Matt Fogel (THE LEGO MOVIE 2: THE SECOND PART) on their next project, SILENT RETREAT. The film will be directed by Strauss-Schulson and was written by both Fogel and Strauss Schulson. Pre-production has started and it will shoot in late Spring/early Summer supervised by Matthew Anderson at Miramax.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 31, 2019
The talented, award-wining cast for The Wendy Chronicles, a three-play tribute to Pulitzer Prize and Tony-Winning feminist playwright Wendy Wasserstein, is now complete and ready to open on January 5 at The Braid in Santa Monica.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 12, 2019
Director/Producer Stan Zimmerman is putting the finishing touches on The Wendy Chronicles with the casting of Academy Award nominee Michael Lerner, two-time Emmy nominated Mindy Sterling and five other up and coming film and television actors -- Allie Gonino, Danny Gomez, Melody Peng, Brittannie Bohman and Raviv Ullman.
by Linnae Medeiros - Aug 8, 2019
Jellicle cats, come one, come all! The long-awaited film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd-Webber's classic musical Cats is coming to movie theaters this December, and we can barely contain our excitement to see Grizabella, Rum Tug Tugger, Old Deuteronomy, and more come to the big screen. To get you all ready to see the Jellicle Ball on screen and celebrate International Cat Day, we've gathered all the info you need to know about the movie, from the casting to behind-the-scenes info. Check it all out!
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 8, 2019
Robert ('Bob') Ullman (left), the legendary theatre press agent, whose career included Ethel Merman and Mary Martin: Together on Broadway, A Chorus Line (from workshop to Public Theater to Broadway), Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne in The Visit, Lauren Bacall in Cactus Flower, The Dining Room, Driving Miss Daisy, Sunday in the Park with George, and over 150 additional Broadway and off-Broadway plays and musicals, died on July 31, 2019 in Bayshore, Long Island, New York. He was 97. The cause of death was cardiac arrest. Bob's death was announced by Rev. Joshua Ellis, a long-time Ullman friend, a former Broadway press agent, and now, an Interspiritual minister.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 21, 2019
Deadline reports that Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined 'Alita: Battle Angel' director Robert Rodriguez's Netflix superhero flick 'We Can Be Heroes.'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 20, 2019
​​​​​​​Amazon Prime Video announced that Australian actress, writer and producer Rebel Wilson (Pitch Perfect, The Hustle, Isn't It Romantic) has signed on to host and executive produce the first Australian Amazon Original series, LOL: Last One Laughing. The comedy-variety series, produced with Endemol Shine Australia, will feature a star-studded cast of ten Australian comedic actors and stand-ups competing to make each other laugh first. The final comedian left standing will win the grand prize of AUD$ 100,000. This first Australian Amazon Original series will premiere exclusively on Prime Video in more than 200 countries and territories in 2020.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2019
Whether you dream of performing, want to be a better public speaker, or just want to impress your friends at the next cocktail party, Introduction to Improvisation is for you. Come learn the basics of improvisational theater and have fun doing it. Discover how to actively listen, create stories, and to avoid common thoughts and communication patterns. This class will focus on the fundamental principles of improvisation with emphasis on scene building skills and having fun.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2019
Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts.
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 26, 2019
Nominations for the 2019 Chita Rivera Awards were announced today. In keeping with the mission of the Chita Rivera Awards, nominators considered shows and films that opened during the 2018-2019 theater season.
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 Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 2, 2020
To provide some entertainment relief for those doing their part to keep everyone safe and healthy in this time of social isolation, HBO is making almost 500 hours of top programming available to stream for free for a limited time on HBO NOW and HBO GO–without a subscription–starting this Friday, April 3. The list of free programming includes every episode of nine iconic HBO series such as The Sopranos, Veep, Six Feet Under and The Wire; major Warner Bros. blockbusters from HBO's current catalog like Pokémon Detective Pikachu, The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part and Crazy, Stupid, Love; and 10 riveting HBO documentaries and docu-series including McMillion$ and The Case Against Adnan Syed.
by David Green - Apr 16, 2020
The McCallum Theatre announced today its new lineup for the 2020-2021 season, with an exciting schedule of world-class artistry that has been the Theatre's hallmark for more than three decades. The new season includes an assortment of McCallum debuts, along with iconic superstars, long-awaited return visits from show business royalty, plus a robust comedy lineup and an impressive array of Broadway's most cherished, long-running shows.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 16, 2019
Birdland has announced its upcoming May program!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 15, 2020
Quibi announced today that Bowen Yang ('SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE') has joined Joel Kim Booster's comedy series 'TRIP.' Stephen Dunn is attached to direct the comedy series that is created and written by Booster.