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Westside Theatre (Upstairs)

(New York, NY)
407 West 43rd St.
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by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 8, 2018
Country comedy legend Minnie Pearl is brought to life thanks to Minnie Pearl: All The News From Grinder's Switch, a musical comedy revue making its debut this weekend at Nashville's Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre in a very limited, four performance engagement through September 13. Directed with obvious respect by Joy Tilley Perryman and featuring a top-flight ensemble of tremendously talented actors, the newly created show from Belmont University professor and music historian Don Cusic takes a lovingly nostalgic look at the show business career of Sarah Ophelia Colley Cannon, the Hickman County native who rose to the top ranks of country stardom with the comic creation of her alter ego.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 6, 2019
Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan will return to Broadway with the second of his two exhilarating dramas celebrating Lyndon B. Johnson's legacy: THE GREAT SOCIETY. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018
Gloucester Stage Company wraps up its 39th season of professional theater with the world premiere of Ken Riaf's My Station in Life from October 12 through October 28 at Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. From the rubble of his studio dungeon, Simon Geller, the last standing single-handed radio operator in the country, broadcasts commercial free classical music from Gloucester - the town that loves and endures his peculiar presence.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019
The bold and often hilarious new play, ADMISSIONS, written by Joshua Harmon (Bad Jews), is the opening production of Square One Theatre's 30th Anniversary Season. Described as having “the force of a bulldozer and the precision of a scalpel' (Metro) and this “Sharp. Thoughtful” (Evening Standard), ADMISSIONS will leave the audience “questioning the status quo,”
by TV News Desk - Oct 24, 2019
Rex Allen - America's Last Singing Cowboy is the latest release by Country Rewind Records and the first in a new series, referred to as the Western Heritage Series which will also feature The Son's of the Pioneers and Tex Ritter. Rex Allen was a multimedia star before the term 'multimedia' was coined. He found fame as a singer, a song- writer, a Western movie star, a television actor and (in later life) as a narrator of Disney movies and TV shows. Rex Allen - America's Last Singing Cowboy is being distributed by Select-O-Hits and available to order on Country Rewind Records website countryrewindrecords.com.
by Debbie Gilpin - Oct 18, 2019
Alice Birch's [BLANK] comprises 100 scenes, any number of which can be selected and performed in any order a?" it's all in the hands of the creative team. For Maria Aberg's production at the Donmar Warehouse, an all-female company has been cast and 22 of the scenes have been pulled together. The common thread between all of the scenes is the experience of women in the criminal justice system, whether they work for it, are in prison themselves, or are victims of crime.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018
The Barbican today announces its full January to June 2019 Theatre and Dance programme. Tickets for the season go on sale to Barbican Members Plus on Wednesday 17 October, to Barbican Members on Friday 19 October and on general sale on Friday 26 October 2018.
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
We Sell The Dead's sophomore album Black Sleep arrives on February 21, 2020 via earMUSIC, bringing a riveting mix of dark and raw heavy metal with catchy songs about death as an integral part of life and living. 
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2019
BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Barbara Garrick gives us a lesson on Lady Bird Johnson.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018
Awakening Arlene, a short film written and directed by Brad Forenza (Breaking Points), with original songs by Julie Gold (Grammy-winner, 'From a Distance') recently wrapped production. The quest-oriented, later-life coming-of-age film stars Jo Walker and Vincent Pastore (SAG Award-winner, The Sopranos).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018
Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director Tim Sanford, Managing Director Leslie Marcus) will, from today, November 12, through Thursday, November 15, accept entries for the Live for Five online lottery, giving out $5 tickets to the New York premiere production of Noura, from 9 Parts of Desire playwright and actor Heather Raffo and director Joanna Settle. The Washington Post deemed this "epic-feeling, nearly searing portrait of a woman torn between cultures and family" the "best premiere of the Women's Voices Theater Festival" when it made its world premiere in Washington, D.C. earlier this year. Produced in association with Shakespeare Theatre Company, it will be performed at Playwrights Horizons from November 27 to December 30. Playwrights Horizons created Live for Five in 2007 as part of their Arts Access program to reach out to those who may not be able to afford the cost of a full-price theater ticket. Since its inception, over 3,000 theatergoers have been able to attend the theater thanks to the initiative.
by Fiona Scott - May 7, 2019
TORUK - The First Flight is a show inspired by James Cameron's movie AVATAR, and created by Cirque du Soleil; it comes to London's O2 Arena in June. BroadwayWorld spoke to puppeteers Helen Day and Antony Antunes about the show.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019
Stratford's Square One Theatre presents Joanna McClelland Glass' 'Trying' now through M ay 19, 2019.
by Colin Fleming-Stumpf - May 5, 2019
To close out their 2018-2019 season Rochester's Geva Theatre chose a piece with deep historical, musical, and local significance. Revival: The Resurrection of Son House was commissioned by Geva in 2015 and received a staged reading that year at their festival 'Journey to the Son: A Celebration of Son House.' The fully-staged production is now getting its world premiere, and it's the perfect capstone to a season rich with history, diverse voices, and new works.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019
American Theater Group and Producing Artistic Director James Vagias present the Tony Award-winning musical The Bridges of Madison County at the South Orange Performing Arts Center June 20-30. Based on the best-selling novel and hit film starring Meryl Streep and Clint Eastwood, The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller was developed by the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning creative team of Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, Songs for a New World) and Marsha Norman (The Color Purple, The Secret Garden, 'night Mother).
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019
Joining Marina Sirtis (Star Trek: The Next Generation) as she makes her West End debut are theatre titans Jacqueline King (Doctor Who, BBC; Spring Storm, National Theatre) and Simon Thorp (Hard Sun, BBC; Royal Shakespeare Company), esteemed actor and LQBTQ+ campaigner Sophie Ward (Young Sherlock Holmes, Amblin Entertainment; Jane Eyre, BBC Films) alongside one of the most exciting up and coming UK actors Kwaku Mills (good dog, UK Tour; The End of Eddy, UK Tour). Stage and screen star Mark Gatiss (Sherlock and League of Gentlemen, BBC; The Madness of George III, Nottingham Playhouse) will be lending his voice to the part of Kosley, a hysterical talking computer, in this world premiere of Dark Sublime.
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019
Tron Theatre Company is working with Eve Nicol to bring to the stage the Scottish premiere of Abi Morgan's intimate and thought-provoking play The Mistress Contract as part of our 2019 Mayfesto programme.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
Hot Flushes- The Musical takes us back to 2016 (if you can remember a time before Brexit!) and tells the story of a BHS worker, a pension age woman, who discovers that not only is her BHS pension in jeopardy, and her bus pass on hold, but her state pension has been postponed 6 years without warning.
by Sarah Hookey - Mar 28, 2019
In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, St John Ervine's 1913 drama Jane Clegg opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four-week limited season on Tuesday, 23 April 2019 (Press Nights: Thursday, 25 April 2019 and Friday, 26 April 2019 at 7.30pm).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019
St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, the musical core of Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL), concludes this season's signature Chamber Music Series with a spring program, Mendelssohn the Prodigy, showcasing the depth of the young Mendelssohn's extraordinary talent. The Ensemble will perform his Violin Concerto in D Minor and Octet for Strings, Op. 20 on April 28 at the Brooklyn Museum, April 30 at Merkin Hall, and May 1 at The Morgan Library.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018
The Cape Playhouse very proudly presents, Sylvia, the acclaimed comedy by two-time Pulitzer Prize-nominee A.R. Gurney. Starring Playhouse favorite Jennifer Cody, Michele Pawk, John Dossett, and Stephen Derosa, and directed by Matt Lenz, Sylvia runs June 26-July 7, 2018.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 25, 2019
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by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019
If the Smothers Brothers and the Golden Girls had a baby, this would be it! Emery Entertainment brings the antics of Pelican Roost to the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza stage this summer with the comedy ASSISTED LIVING: THE MUSICAL August 1-11. Tickets are $55 and on sale now. Tickets may be purchased through MetroTix at www.metrotix.com or by calling 314534-1111. Additionally, tickets will be available at the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza box office one hour prior to show time. Groups of ten or more should call 314402-2430 for special rates.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019
Marina Sirtis (Star Trek: The Next Generation) makes her West End debut alongside theatre titans Jacqueline King (Doctor Who, BBC; Spring Storm, National Theatre) and Simon Thorp (Hard Sun, BBC; Royal Shakespeare Company), esteemed actor and LQBTQ+ campaigner Sophie Ward (Young Sherlock Holmes, Amblin Entertainment; Jane Eyre, BBC Films) led by one of the most exciting up and coming UK actors Kwaku Mills (good dog, UK Tour; The End of Eddy, UK Tour).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
On Tuesday, June 18, at 8:30pm, singer and actor Garrett Clayton, star of Disney's Teen Beach Movie and Teen Beach 2 and Hairspray Live! on FOX is set to debut his new show It Takes Three with Ashley Argota and Desi Dennis-Dylan at Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood, it was announced today by Chris Isaacson Presents.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) announced today the names of the 2019 Doris Duke Artists, each receiving an award of $275,000 intended as an investment in and celebration of these artists' ongoing contributions to the fields of contemporary dance, jazz and theater. A total of $250,000 of the prize is completely unrestricted, and $25,000 is dedicated to encouraging savings for retirement or later life needs.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2019
Gloucester Stage Company continues its 40th Anniversary Season of professional theater with Patrick Barlow's witty mystery play The 39 Steps from July 5 through July 28 at Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. This award winning comic thriller adapted for the stage by Patrick Barlow, from the 1915 novel by John Buchan and from the 1935 movie by Alfred Hitchcock, premiered on Broadway in 2008. The 39 Steps has played in over forty countries world-wide, winning Olivier (United Kingdom); Helpmann (Austraila); Moliere (France) and Tony Awards. The play garnered the 2007 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Comedy; the 2008 Tony Awards for Best Lighting Design and Best Sound Design; the 2008 Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience; the 2009 Helpmann Award for Best Regional Touring Production; and the 2009 Moliere Award for Best Comedy.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018
Gloucester Stage Company continues its 39th season of professional theater with the New England premiere of Jason O'Connell and Brenda Withers' Cyrano from July 13 through August 11 at Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. Gloucester Stage Artistic Director Robert Walsh directs this adaptation of Rostand's 1897 classic, Cyrano de Bergerac. According to Walsh, 'Cyrano, a new adaptation of the famous play by Edmond Rostand (Cyrano de Bergerac), by Brenda Withers & Jason O'Connell, is a fast-paced, contemporized version featuring a small cast breathing fresh life into this large-scale classic.  Witty, clever, insouciant and fully enjoying the poetic bravura through a modern-day lens and very approachable language, this New England premiere will be perfect for Gloucester Stage!  A beautiful tale told with panache.'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2019
Stratford's Square One Theatre Company concluded its twenty-ninth anniversary season recently with the annual presentation of its Subscriber Awards. The awards were selected by the theatre's nearly 1,000 subscribers who voted for performers in various acting categories from the company's three-play, 2018-19 season. This was the fourth year for the theatre's new space onstage at Stratford Academy.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018
Broken Wings, a major new musical, an autobiographical tale of tragic love based on Lebanese-born poet Kahlil Gibran's 1912 masterpiece is to get a West End prermiere.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018
With just over a week until opening night, there has been a major cast change to the eagerly awaited West End premiere of 'Broken Wings'.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019
This April, the British Museum will present a major new exhibition on the work of Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863-1944). Edvard Munch: love and angst will focus on Munch's remarkable and experimental prints an art form which made his name and at which he excelled throughout his life and will examine his unparalleled ability to depict raw human emotion. It will be the largest exhibition of Munch's prints in the UK for 45 years.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019
Bergen Performing Arts Center presents Assisted Living: The Musical, Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 3 PM. Tickets are on sale Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 at 11AM.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Feb 18, 2019
School is where most of us are introduced to William Shakespeare and the nature of this introduction will often impact on how much we love or loath The Bard in later life. In their series Shakespeare Up Close, Richmond's Orange Tree Theatre continues its quest to bring Shakespeare's plays to life particularly for GCSE students. This year Nathan Powell directs a dark and intensely physical adaptation of Macbeth by six talented actors.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019
Theatre for a New Audience announces the seventeen-member cast and the creative team for its production of William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, directed by Shana Cooper in her Off-Broadway debut.
by Kristen Morale - Dec 6, 2018
Written by the team of Jessika McQueen, Shannon McInally and Alyssa Abraham, directed by Greg Pragel and celebrating its World Premiere in the heart of the East Village, 36 Juniper is an unexpected and quite riveting theatrical gem. It is over an hour of emotional and psychological suspense that builds and builds until everyone - from character to audience alike - is mentally exhausted. A plot that which begins under the innocent pretense of a reunion of friends, it soon becomes more burdensome as the collective "we" of this once inseparable group trickles down to portray the issues each person now faces a decade later.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018
'Broken Wings' is an autobiographical tale of tragic love based on Lebanese-born poet Kahlil Gibran's 1912 masterpiece, with Book Music & Lyrics by West End star Nadim Naaman ('The Phantom of the Opera') and Music and Lyrics by Dana Al Fardan, one of the Middle East's leading contemporary composers.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019
Jeffrey Kinghorn has a lot of siblings and the relationships between them intrigue him. So Kinghorn, a writer living in Barrington, decided to write a trilogy about sisters and brothers.a??
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
The 85-minute vaudeville-esque revue Assisted Living: The Musical comes to the Scherr Forum Theatre for three shows only on Friday, Oct 4 at 7pm and Saturday, October 5 at 2:00pm & 7:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
Assisted Living: The Musical comes to The Oncenter Carrier Theater Oct. 17th-20th and offers both matinee and evening performances. Assisted Living: The Musical, performed by its authors Rick Compton and Betsy Bennett, is a sell-out around the country, and Syracuse should be no exception. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018
New York Gospel singers and Broadway actors from a new Edinburgh Fringe musical gathered today (1 August) and sang Amazing Grac ein tribute to the Scots who fought against slavery in the American Civil War.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018
Auburn Jam Records has released the concept album of major new musical Broken Wings, an autobiographical tale of tragic love based on Lebanese-born poet Kahlil Gibran's 1912 masterpiece. The show is written by West End star Nadim Naaman (The Phantom of the Opera) and Dana Al Fardan, one of The Middle East's leading contemporary composers, and with orchestrations by Joe Davison.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019
Lucy Porter is going on an extensive UK tour with her brilliantly funny stand-up show Pass It On from the 2nd February until 31st May, following the show's debut at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Her previous Edinburgh show Choose Your Battles won Forth FM's Forth at the Fringe award - it's the second time Lucy has won this prestigious gong - and Pass It On takes Lucy on another hilarious journey through the ups and downs of life.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019
Tickets are on sale for South London's premiere arts festival as it rockets into its second decade. To celebrate this landmark birthday, #WAF10 highlights ten projects which celebrate the artists, companies and organisations that have been part of been part of WAF's first ten years. These are the people who transformed the month of May in the London Borough into a melting pot of creativity, of dance performances, of cutting-edge comedy, theatrical delights, breathtaking circus, supercharged music and life-affirming outdoor arts.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019
New Musical Broken Wings premiered at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in 2018 in semi-staged concert format, Directed by Bronagh Lagan, Produced by Ali Matar and with Orchestrations and Musical Direction by Joe Davison. Following further development, the show now prepares for its first international production dates with a two-week London workshop, culminating in two public presentations at The Other Palace.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2019
Trying, described as 'a portrait of generational reconciliation' (NY Daily News) replaces Lungs as the next stage production of Square One Theatre's 29th season.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019
Trying, described as "a portrait of generational reconciliation" (NY Daily News) replaces Lungs as the next stage production of Square One Theatre's 29th season.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019
Tron Theatre Company is working with Eve Nicol to bring to the stage the Scottish premiere of Abi Morgan's intimate and thought-provoking play The Mistress Contract as part of our 2019 Mayfesto programme.