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Brooks Atkinson Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
256 W. 47th St.
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2021
Center Theatre Group has announced the upcoming seasons for the Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre and we've got the full schedules, how to get tickets & more.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021
Choreographer, director, and producer George Faison will receive the 2021 Bessie Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dance, and DanceAfrica, an annual celebration of African and African-American dance, music, and culture, will receive this year's award for Outstanding Service to the Field of Dance.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 6, 2021
A new play about iconic entertainer, spy and civil rights activist Josephine Baker comes to Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre this October half term.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 11, 2021
Josie and Grace explores the friendship of Josephine Baker and Grace Kelly, the Oscar-winning actress and Princess of Monaco. A chance encounter at New York’s fabled Stork Club leads to a lifelong friendship between two talented, headstrong women who dared challenge the system. Rachel Comeau portrays Grace Kelly.
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 9, 2020
Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with Act 2... Now what?  Guest Host Brenda Braxton invites you to Cocktails, Cookin' and Chit Chat with Moulin Rouge Tony Award Nominee Robyn Hurder!
by Team BWW - Nov 24, 2021
Browse restaurants near Broadway shows by food type, ranging from American to Asian, French, Italian, Mexican, and much more, find the address, website, and relative price, as well as a brief description of what you can expect.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2020
The 48th Annual Vivian Robinson AUDELCO Awards will occur virtually on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 7pm and will be hosted by Roger Guenveur Smith, the AUDELCO award winning actor, best known for his 'The Huey P. Newton Story' and as Smiley in Spike Lee's 'Do the Right Thing'!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2020
AUDELCO has announced the nominees for its 2020 'VIV' Awards, honoring excellence in Black Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2021
The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre is excited to announce international prize-winning writer Lemn Sissay, drag diva Le Gateau Chocolat, the 90s Baby Show podcast and platinum-selling artist Shingai as the headline acts of the inaugural For the Culture – Celebrations of Blackness Festival from Friday 28 January to Sunday 30 January 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2021
New England Conservatory has announced a series of fall master classes in-person and streaming live from the Boston campus this fall. Continuing with the technological innovations made during the pandemic, digital master classes and events by world-class artists open the doors of the Conservatory to anyone watching around the world.
by Michael Dale - Nov 14, 2021
Sharing views not only on the current Broadway and Off-Broadway scenes, but offering an appreciative spotlight to Off-Off Broadway artists and other lesser-known entertainers who are just as important in making New York the nation's live performing arts capital. To encourage rather than critique.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 12, 2020
DACAMERA continues its virtual series of streamed archival concerts with the release of Tyshawn Sorey's Perle Noire.
by Jim Munson - May 7, 2021
The latest offering in 42nd Street Moon’s 2021 Moonbeams series is a new virtual production of Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill starring Doris Bumpus as the legendary Billie Holiday. Written by Lanie Robertson and directed by Brandon Jackson with musical direction by Marcus McCauley, the play is both a celebration of Holiday as a musical icon and an exploration of her experience as a Black woman in America. Ultimately, it is a testament to the power of the human spirit to persevere in spite of incredible adversity. Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill is available to stream through May 30, 2021. For further information and to purchase tickets, visit 42ndstmoon.org/moonbeams. BroadwayWorld caught up with Ms. Bumpus earlier this week in Miami, where she was celebrating her 28th wedding anniversary. The Michigan native grew up singing in church, taking on her first solo at the tender age of five. The actor/singer/producer has her own production company, D’Sunflower Productions, and also has a pair of EP’s on iTunes, including her most recent release, “God Bless the Child,” which pays tribute to Billie Holiday. Her wide-ranging Bay Area theater credits include playing Dorothy Gale in 'The Wiz' and Effie White in 'Dreamgirls,' receiving a Pan Arts Award for Best Lead Actress for both. 42nd Street Moon audiences will remember her as Jewel in 'The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.' In conversation, Bumpus is easily chatty and ebullient, and her joy in being a working actor is palpable.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 18, 2021
In addition to the widely available standard 3-LP edition, a limited pressing on translucent vinyl with black and gold marble will be available exclusively via the official Madeleine Peyroux or Craft Recordings webstores (1,000 available worldwide).
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 7, 2021
This week (June 7-13) in live streaming: Matthew Morrison visits Backstage Live, the Next on Stage Season 3 finale, Show of Titles premieres, and so much more!
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2021
Watch the full conversation from these singers and Broadway veterans, as they talk about Juneteenth and more!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 15, 2021
Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm ET) with Guest Host Brenda Braxton and friends!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 5, 2021
In our new series, 'Where Are They Now?' we're taking a look back at some of our favorite original Broadway casts, and catching up with their careers! Next up, the original cast of Legally Blonde the Musical!
by Christian Ranke - Jul 4, 2021
Seeing Hilde Louise Asbjørnsen on stage is a good lesson in star power. It feels like she doesn't have to try - she just does, and she does it magnificently. Commanding the audience’s attention, never losing it during those ninety minutes of splendor.
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 21, 2021
The 12-time Tony Award winning musical Cabaret is currently taking the stage at Circle Theatre in Grand Rapids, under the direction of Will Gearring the newly reimagined staging runs through July 31. BroadwayWorld caught up with Gearring and actress Jaelyn Raiford who takes on the role of Sally Bowles to learn more about the show.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2021
The theme of the season is Radicals, Groundbreakers and Heroes. Says Victoria 'All of the protagonists in each of the plays could be considered either a radical because of their political views or social stances or at the same time deemed  a groundbreaker and a hero for the same reasons just depending on the lens in which you view them. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2021
Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF honors Black History Month with two different works featuring African American icons. First up, the theater will produce a Video on Demand performance of Deborah Brevoort’s My Lord, What a Night, filmed onstage in the Goldman Theater.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2021
Featuring three complementary components, this month-long tribute takes audiences on a virtual tour of some of the most important moments in Black Musical Theatre History as well as introducing audiences to the talents that helped create the Broadway Musical as we know it.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 24, 2022
Hell in a Handbag Productions will continue its 20th anniversary season with a revival of its popular comedy The Drag Seed, an unauthorized parody of the 1956 psychological horror-thriller film The Bad Seed.
by James Lindhorst - Jan 18, 2022
The Midnight Company announced its 25th Anniversary Season with their lineup of productions for their 2022 landmark silver anniversary year. The season will open with ANOMALOUS EXPERIENCE by the Company’s Artistic Director, Joe Hanrahan, running May 5-21 at the Kranzberg Black Box Theatre. Midnight’s second show of the season will be RODNEY’S WIFE by Richard Nelson and is directed by Joe Hanrahan. The show runs July 7-23 at The Chapel. The final show of the season will be ST. LOUIS WOMAN, written and directed by Joe Hanrahan, running October 6-22 at the .ZACK.
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 9, 2021
This February, BroadwayWorld is committed to celebrating the outstanding contributions that Black artists have made to the American theatre. How can you tune in for Black History month programming? We've rounded up just a few events that highlight that legacy.
by Matt Wolf - Feb 8, 2021
Last week, we looked at the early stage work of a quintet of actors who have gone on to celebrated work, and a wider public, onscreen. But the same trajectory is every bit as true of Britain's dazzling array of actresses, five of whom are here remembered from their early stage work before one celluloid assignment or another cemented their fame.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 27, 2021
Based on the original book of the 1921 musical revue Shuffle Along, the story focuses on the challenges of mounting the original production of Shuffle Along and its effect on Broadway and race relations.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 26, 2021
'Close (But Not Too Close!)' is a new musical created for theatre-lovers longing for that 'live' theatre vibe, while simultaneously reveling in the ease of watching a show in pajamas at whatever time they want. This comedic new musical takes audiences on a journey into the world of a new dating website designed for the times we are living in.
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 25, 2021
If you love looking back at Ella, Lady Day, Sassy and The Queen then consider how much you will love looking forward with Norm, Natalie, Latrice and La Tanya. This time history pays it forward.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 25, 2021
Today it's all about history-making performer, choreographer, director, costume designer, composer and visual artist, Geoffrey Holder.
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 24, 2021
With forty six episodes of PAJAMA CAST PARTY under his belt, Jim Caruso shows no signs of slowing down, as his guest lists continue to impress.
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 22, 2021
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that legendary Broadway company and general manager Gary Gunas passed away today in his London home after a four-year battle with pancreatic cancer.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 11, 2021
The sensational off-Broadway musical, Josephine, created by Tymisha Harris, Michael Marinaccio, and Tod Kimbro, will run February 17 - March 21.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2021
With the closure of theatres world-wide due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the performing arts sector has suffered a severe setback.  This unexpected ‘downtime’ has not deterred Abrahamse & Meyer, Tally Ho! and the Waterfront Theatre School, who have utilised this temporary hiatus to join artistic forces and develop an original musical titled, HISTORY GIRLS.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 1, 2021
The Al Hirschfeld Foundation is celebrating Black History Month with its latest online exhibition, Amplified Dignity: Black Dancers Drawn by Hirschfeld. Through March 13, the exhibition features Hirschfeld's reflections of legendary 20th Century artists including Sammy Davis Jr., Josephine Baker, Nicholas Brothers, Bunny Briggs, and more.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 4, 2020
The 48th Annual Vivian Robinson AUDELCO Awards occurred virtually on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 7pm hosted by Roger Guenveur Smith, the AUDELCO award winning actor, best known for his “The Huey P. Newton Story” and as Smiley in Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing”! and LaChanze, AUDELCO award winner for “The Secret Life of Bees” and 2006 Tony award winner for “The Color Purple”. 
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021
This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021
Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 15, 2020
As Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF prepares to enter 2021, the theater is making big changes to the remainder of their 2020-2021 Season. To maintain safety for patrons and artists, all upcoming productions will now be performed either outside or offered virtually.
by Brett Cullum - Dec 14, 2021
Josephine Baker is a historical figure that is not discussed nearly enough, but one of the joys of the Vincent Victoria company is they make sure attention will be paid.  And they do it with a keen eye for detail, and an honor for the spirit of the lady who lived it.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 6, 2021
Created with Shine Cancer Support UK, this compelling new opera includes an original libretto based on a collection of stories of people living with cancer, by Olivier Award nominee and Off West End Award winner Becca Marriott, set to the beautiful and haunting music of Claude Debussy.
by Aaron Wallace - Aug 30, 2021
It is a marvel to fathom the many aptitudes required of Tymisha Harris in crafting and delivering JOSEPHINE, a 75-minute, one-act, one-woman show that the Orlando native co-created and took to New York and international tour. She, like the trailblazer she honors, is a singular force of manifold talent...
by Stephi Wild - Aug 21, 2021
The evening will also feature Dayna Dantzler (Waitress, The Book of Mormon) and Trevon Davis (The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2021
The Tony Award-winning theatre has announced a fresh season of work – on its various stages in the East Village - that explores new rituals of our time from a multiplicity of perspectives and speaks to the epic changes of the 21st century.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 20, 2021
Rochester's internationally renowned PUSH Physical Theatre will perform live and in-person for the first time in more than a year and a half at the tenth annual KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival (September 14-25) at the CenterStage Theatre at JCC's Hart Theatre (1200 Edgewood Ave.) for three performances.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 19, 2021
Starting on April 23, DACAMERA will be rebroadcasting select streams of the organizations' most popular and distinctive virtual programming presented over the past year.
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 13, 2021
Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm ET) with Guest Host Brenda Braxton with Dustin Cross, Donna Moore, Mary Mossberg and Babs Winn!