Labor Day 1998

Opened: June 1, 1998
Closing: July 22, 1998

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Absolutely Kosher Signs Memphis Duo Nonconnah
by Michael Major - Dec 11, 2023

Absolutely Kosher has announced its first new signing since its relaunch in October. The Memphis duo Nonconnah is the latest addition to the label's roster. Prolific partners Zachary and Denny Wilkerson Corsa are working on the first two of their new full-length albums for Absolutely Kosher, though release plans are still very much in the works.

Cast and Creative Team Set for the World Premiere of THE SALVAGERS at Yale Repertory Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 17, 2023

Discover the cast and creative team behind the highly anticipated world premiere of THE SALVAGERS by Harrison David Rivers. Get all the details on this exciting new production.

LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION! Kicks Off Island City Stage's 12th Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2023

 Love! Valour! Compassion! - Terrence McNally's most honored and celebrated play about eight gay friends who spend the holidays over one summer at one's beautiful hundred-year-old house in upstate New York, kicks off Island City Stage’s 12th season. Learn more about the production here!

PHILADELPHIA BOUND? Fall Presents Over 120 Festivals, Block Parties, Shows, Charity Events and More
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 3, 2023

Are you bound for the Philadelphia area this fall.  There’s so much to see and do that our readers will like to know about. 

Amber Iman, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Annie Golden & More to be Featured in Williamstown Theatre Festival Readings
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2023

Amber Iman, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Annie Golden and more will be featured in Williamstown Theatre Festival's Fridays@3 reading series.

La MaMa to Present Vaclav Havel's AUDIENCE With Czech Marionettes
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 27, 2022

From February 2 to 19, 2023 La MaMa will present the world premiere of Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre's puppet version of 'Audience' by Václav Havel, translated and directed by Vít Horejš.

The Academy Museum to Celebrate First Anniversary With THE WIZ Screening
by Michael Major - Sep 27, 2022

Director Sidney Lumet followed a string of Oscar®-winning 1970s classics with this lavish adaptation of the popular Broadway musical The Wiz, noted for its lively score and all-Black cast.  The Academy Museum’s first anniversary screening of The Wiz will feature live dance performances by the Debbie Allen Dance Studio youth performers.

Wake Up With BWW 8/29: KINKY BOOTS Off-Broadway Opening Night Celebration, and More!
by - Aug 29, 2022

Top stories include Kinky Boots' opening night celebration, plus original cast members of 42nd Street celebrate the musical's 42nd anniversary, and more!

Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre to Reprise AUDIENCE in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2022

Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre will reprise its 2021 marionette production of 'Audience' by Vaclav Havel, translated and directed by Vit Horejs, September 1 to 3 at 7:30 pm and September 4 at 3:00 pm at the Bohemian National Hall.

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, Hustle At The Pillow, and More In Week 9 Of Jacob's PIllow Dance Festival 2022
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 20, 2022

Returning to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival for the first time since 2002, Denver-based modern dance company, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, will perform in the Ted Shawn Theatre from Aug. 17-21, with pieces enriched in emotion, femininity, war, race, and elegance.

Cast Announced For Shakespeare & Company's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Outdoors
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022

Shakespeare & Company has announced the cast of Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare, to be staged outdoors at the Company's New Spruce Theatre, July 2 through August 14.

EXPOSED by Beth Henley Extended at BBPAC in Englewood
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2022

Following a sold-out Q&A session with Beth Henley and Craig Lucas, Black Box PAC's world premiere production of Exposed by Beth Henley has been extended! Originally set to close Saturday May 28, the show will return after Labor Day Weekend for an extra four performances: June 2, 3, 4, and 5 at 8pm.

Club Passim Kicks Off Summer With In Person Campfire Festival Memorial Day Weekend
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2022

A Memorial Day and Labor Day Weekend tradition, Club Passim's Campfire Festival returns, kicking off the summer with four days of performances at the legendary music listening room in Harvard Square.

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for SEAGULL at Steppenwolf
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022

Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the nation’s premier ensemble theater company, is opening its stunning new in-the-round Ensemble Theater in Honor of Helen Zell with ensemble member Yasen Peyankov’s extraordinarily funny and lyrical adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s Seagull, April 28–June 12, 2022.

TheatreWorks to Reopen October 2021 With LIZARD BOY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2021

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will resume in-person performances when it launches its previously announced 51st season, featuring eight plays and musicals presented October 2021 through August 2022, kicking off with the new indie folk-rock musical Lizard Boy.

Dolores Huerta Will Join Tim Robbins For Post-Performance Talkback For WE LIVE ON
by Stephi Wild - Aug 4, 2021

Da Silva tells Huerta's story onstage; she is also co-founder of El Cine, a nonprofit dedicated to providing film education for the cost of a movie ticket to marginalized communities, predominantly Latinx.

Road To Reopening: How Barrington Stage Is 'Ready For Anything' Post Pandemic
by Alan Henry - Jul 19, 2021

BroadwayWorld is checking in with theaters around the country as they prepare to reopen this summer. Next in our series we check in with Barrington Stage Company Artistic Director Julianne Boyd.

Misty Copeland to be Honored With the Spingarn Medal at NAACP Image Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2021

Today, in a historical first, the NAACP announced that it will be awarding two recipients, NBA superstar Stephen Curry and The Women’s National Basketball Players Association, with the Jackie Robinson Sports Awards. Additionally, Misty Copeland will be honored with the prestigious Spingarn Medal.

BWW Interview: Filmmaker Tonya Pinkins Discusses Her Debut Feature Film RED PILL
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 22, 2021

Tonya Pinkins is not one to rest on her laurels... or rest at all. Tenacious Tonya has been hard at work and the fruits of her labor are ready for the world to be seen... and, soon, the world will.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, November 12- with Lillias White, Aisha de Haas and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 12, 2020

Today (November 12) in live streaming: Lillias White visits Backstage Live, Aisha de Haas in concert, and so much more!

BWW Interview: Ben Dawkins, director of THE LARAMIE PROJECT at Proud Mary Theatre Company
by Neil Shurley - Sep 25, 2020

'There is minimal staging, which allows the text of the play and the broader themes of inclusion, community, and healing to play to the audience.'

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents FOLKSBIENE LIVE!: WELCOME TO OUR SUKE/SUKKAH
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2020

This October, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (Folksbiene)-led by Zalmen Mlotek, Artistic Director, and Dominick Balletta, Executive Director-presents Folksbiene! LIVE: 'Welcome to Our Suke/Sukkah', a four-day festival of family-friendly performances during Chol Hamoed (the intermediary days of Sukkos) from October 5th to 8th.

TheatreWorks Announces Updated 51st Season, Plus New Hershey Felder Livestream
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2020

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Artistic Director Tim Bond and Executive Director Phil Santora announced today that the Tony Award-winning theatre will postpone the opening of its 51st mainstage season to March 2021, with eight plays presented through May 2022.

BWW Interview: ISC's David Melville & Melissa Chalsma On Being Free, Social Awareness & The Future
by Gil Kaan - Aug 3, 2020

As live theatre remains in lockdown, Independent Shakespeare Company (ISC) is morphing their Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival into a free, livestreaming program of four FESTIVAL EVENTS on Saturdays in August, and a hybrid stage production of ROMEO & JULIET Labor Day weekend. ISC's co-founders David Melville & Melissa Chalsma were most gracious in answering my emailed queries on their twenty-plus-years-old theatre organization.

Kate Winslet to Receive Festival Tribute Award From Toronto International Film Festival
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 16, 2020

 Joana Vicente and Cameron Bailey, Co-Heads of TIFF, today unveiled Academy Award–winning actress Kate Winslet as the recipient of this year's TIFF Tribute Actor Award,


What productions of Labor Day have there been?
Labor Day has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1998.