Opened: May 6, 1979
Closing: September 16, 1979

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Hayes Theatre (Broadway)
240 West 44th St. New York, NY

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Audrey Ross to Present DANCES I LOVE Concert This Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Apr 16, 2023

Audrey Ross will present 'DANCES  I  LOVE' on April 29 at 7:30 PM and April 30 at 3 PM The Theatre at St. Jeans.

Pluto TV Announces ROCKY Channel Airing Films 24/7 For Free
by Michael Major - Feb 28, 2023

ROCKY will enter the Pluto TV programming ring with an all-new, limited run channel - Pluto TV ROCKY.  Viewers will be able to grab a ringside seat to stream the ROCKY COLLECTION featuring ROCKY (1976), ROCKY II (1979), ROCKY III (1982), ROCKY IV (1985), ROCKY V (1990) and ROCKY BALBOA (2006) -  for free.

ROCKY I-IV 4K 4-Film Collection Arrives on 4K Ultra HD This Month
by Michael Major - Feb 6, 2023

The Ultra HD Blu-ray disc featuring the films ROCKY, ROCKY II, ROCKY III, ROCKY IV and the ROCKY IV Ultimate Director’s Cut, ROCKY VS. DRAGO will feature Dolby VisionTM HDR that dramatically expands the color palette and contrast range and uses dynamic metadata to automatically optimize the picture for every screen, frame by frame.

World Premiere Of EL ÚLTIMO SUEÑO DE FRIDA Y DIEGO Opens San Diego Opera's Season In October
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 30, 2022

San Diego Opera will present the world premiere of Gabriela Lena Frank's El último sueño de Frida y Diego (The Last Dream of Frida and Diego) on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at the San Diego Civic Theatre for four performances.

St. Ann's Warehouse & Afro Latin Jazz Announce FANDANGO AT THE WALL Free Concert in Brooklyn Bridge Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022

After reopening its Brooklyn waterfront theater last fall, St. Ann’s Warehouse is launching its second post-shutdown season with a continuation of large-scale outdoor performance and public art presentations that address urgent humanitarian issues.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: December 12-13- with James Monroe Iglehart, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 12, 2020

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, December 12-13, 2020.

What to Watch on HBO Max in December
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 30, 2020

The best gift isn’t under the Christmas tree, it’s on HBO Max! Celebrate Christmas Day with Wonder Woman 1984, starring Gal Gadot, when it flies onto the platform the same day it hits theaters around the country.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Veteran Actor Danny Aiello
by Walter McBride - Dec 26, 2019

Take a look back on the life and career of Danny Aiello with a collection of photos we've snapped over the years. 

Cozy Up with Free Entertainment on IMDb TV
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 20, 2019

The holiday season can be expensive! According to a Gallup study, American adults are projected to spend approximately $920 on gifts per person. In the midst of gift giving season, IMDb TV offers FREE entertainment with thousands of premium movies and TV shows available anytime at no cost and with half the ads of cable TV! Here are some ways viewers can enjoy free entertainment in December:

Emmy-winning American Comic Actor Arte Johnson Has Passed
by Marianka Swain - Jul 4, 2019

On behalf of the Gisela Johnson and the Johnson family, we are informing you that Emmy winning comedic actor, Arte Johnson has passed at 1:45am, July 3rd, 2019.  There are no services planned.  His ashes will be taken to his home away from home in HI, were a private ceremony will be held.

Knockout Cast Announced For ROCKY: THE MUSICAL In Ontario
by Julie Musbach - Feb 1, 2019

Drayton Entertainment announces casting for Rocky: The Musical. This adrenaline-fueled musical based on Sylvester Stallone's Academy© Award-winning film will launch the 2019 Season at the Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge. The production will run for four weeks from March 6 to March 31.

THE WOMAN IN BLACK, Chicago's Hit Theater Production, Offers New Holiday Ticket And Drink Package
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 19, 2018

Just in time for the holiday season, THE WOMAN IN BLACK is inviting guests to try something new this year with a holiday ticket package. For those looking to bond over a spine-tingling live theater performance, THE WOMAN IN BLACK will include a drink from the bar with the purchase of a ticket using the code HOLIDAY through January 6, 2019. An experience surely not to miss, the production has been called "Spectacular" by the Chicago Sun-Times, and "Brilliant" by Chicago Theater Review, receiving rave reviews from critics across the board. 

WP Theater Extends [PORTO] Through March 4
by Julie Musbach - Feb 13, 2018

WP Theater and The Bushwick Starr, in association with New Georges, are pleased to announce that due to popular demand, [PORTO], the upside-down romantic comedy written by Obie Award Winner Kate Benson (Super Magic Wild Forest, Desert) and directed by Obie Award winner Lee Sunday Evans (Bull in a China Shop, Caught), will extend. Previously scheduled through February 25,[PORTO] will now play its final performance on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at WP Theater (2162 Broadway).

Cast, Dates Announced for Kate Benson's [PORTO] at WP Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

WP Theater (formerly known as Women's Project Theater) and The Bushwick Starr, in association with New Georges, have announced the cast and dates for the Off-Broadway premiere of PORTO .

New Works by Lisa Kron, Duncan Sheik, Josh Radnor, Stephen Trask, Lynn Nottage and More Set for Knockout 33rd Season at Vassar
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Vassar & New York Stage and Film have announced the programming lineup for their upcoming 33rd Powerhouse Season, the annual summer season, which brings together some of the most influential theatrical voices working today for fully-staged productions of new plays, workshop presentations of new plays and musicals, and readings of other works in progress.

The Public Hosts Valentine's Day Memorial for Alumna Margaret Whitton
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

A memorial service for Margaret Whitton, longtime Public Theater actress and director, who was also a loyal and generous donor to the theater, will be held today, February 14 at 3:00 p.m. at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place).

The Public to Host Valentine's Day Memorial for Alumna Margaret Whitton
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

A memorial service for Margaret Whitton, longtime Public Theater actress and director, who was also a loyal and generous donor to the theater, will be held on Tuesday, February 14 at 3:00 p.m. at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place).

Hubbard Street Dance Announces Season 38 Spring Series - World Premiere by Lucas Crandall and More!
by Christina Mancuso - Jan 28, 2016

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, announces today its third mainstage engagement of the 2015-16 dance season. March 17-20, 2016 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, the Season 38 Spring Series features a world premiere by choreographer and Hubbard Street Rehearsal Director Lucas Crandall, creator of numerous acclaimed works including Atelier, Gimme, and The Set.

The Old Globe's 2016 Summer Season Will Include Steve Martin's METEOR SHOWER, Plus Kathleen Marshall-Helmed LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST
by Nora Dominick - Oct 23, 2015

The Old Globe today shared its 2016 Summer Season, which will feature new and familiar works directed by four major American stalwarts. The season features the welcome return of Steve Martin (Bright Star) with the World Premiere of his new play Meteor Shower, an adult comedy, directed by Gordon Edelstein, in a co-production with Long Wharf Theatre, where he serves as Artistic Director. Paul Gordon's musical Sense and Sensibility will have its West Coast premiere, presented in association with Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where it had its world premiere in February 2015, directed by CST Artistic Director Barbara Gaines. The Summer Shakespeare Festival will include Macbeth, directed by Brian Kulick, Artistic Director of Classic Stage Company, and Love's Labor's Lost, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall.

AMERICAN IDIOT, HEATHERS, and More Headline New Line Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season
by Sally Henry Fuller - Aug 23, 2015

New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre," celebrates its 25th anniversary season of adult, alternative musical theatre, with a new, expanded line-up, a brand new theatre, and a very special thank-you to the St. Louis community -- '25 for 25.' At the Thursday preview performance for each show this season, New Line will set aside 25 tickets, and the first 25 people in line at the box office at 7:00 pm will each get a ticket for 25 cents (one ticket per person).

New Line Theatre to Open 25th Season with HEATHERS in New Venue
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

New Line Theatre, 'the bad boy of musical theatre,' celebrates its 25th anniversary season of adult, alternative musical theatre, with a new, expanded line-up and a brand new theatre.

BWW Reviews: Candlelight's EVITA a Model Revival
by Don Grigware - May 19, 2015

Tim Rice's & Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita has had a thirty-seven year international love affair with the public since it premiered in 1978 in London and in 1979 on Broadway. The latest local reincarnation currently at Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theatre, Claremont until June 28 is lovingly directed by Chuck Ketter and excellently choreographed by Roger Castellano.

The Bots Announce Summer Tour Supporting Incubus and Deftones
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 20, 2015

The Bots announced today that they will be hitting the road this summer to support an Incubus and Deftones co-headline tour alongside Death From Above 1979.

Sony Movie Channel to Present Oscar-Worthy Lineup This March with 'Sundays in HD' Block
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 26, 2015

Sony Movie Channel (SMC) puts the spotlight on five Oscar winners and nominees this month, in the 'Sundays in HD' block, every weekend at 7 p.m. ET.

Tickets to DISASTER! Actors Fund Benefit, Featuring Andrea Martin & Roger Bart, Now On Sale
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 15, 2014

Tickets for the Sunday, January 25, 2015, 6pm Actors Fund benefit concert of Disaster! A 1970's Disaster Movie Musical at the Los Angeles Theater Center (514 South Spring Street) are now on sale to the general public through OvationTix ( or 866-811-4111). Tickets for this one night only benefit concert start at $40.


Knockout has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1979.
Knockout has been nominated for the Tony Award for Best Scenic Design, with Karl Eigsti receiving the nomination.
Knockout has been nominated for the Scenic Design category at The Hewes Awards for Karl Eigsti.
Knockout has won the Scenic Design award at The Hewes Awards for Karl Eigsti.



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