Lorraine Broadway


Star Theatre

(New York, NY)
844 Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
Invictus Theatre Company has announced the cast and production team for the second production of its first full season - the seminal American drama, A RAISIN IN THE SUN, by Lorraine Hansberry.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
See what's coming up in February at National Sawdust!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
Southside Theatre Guild presents a special production of Katori Hall's THE MOUNTAINTOP.
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Six-piece pedigreed powerhouse Bluegrass band SIDELINE sets a furious pace for spring with a slew of dates in support of their new release, BREAKS TO THE EDGE. The reigning IBMA Song of the Year (for 'Thunder Dan') award-winning group will headline shows across the U.S. bringing their boundless high-energy style and remarkable skill set to new audiences.
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 4, 2020
'The Happy Poor Guys gathers people from the old neighborhoods to share their stories; it's also our warm gathering this time in Hong Kong.' - Wong Chun Tat Ata, The Happy Poor Guys creative director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 31, 2020
The Bucks County Playhouse is one of the most historic theaters in the country. Its wooden walls practically brim over with a sense of magic, holding within them the vast legacy of performers and creatives who made their impact upon its stage. Names like Grace Kelly, Robert Redford, Neil Simon, Helen Hayes, Angela Lansbury... and that's the short list. One of the people currently contributing to the Playhouse's legacy in a big way is Alexander Fraser, who came onboard the Bucks County Playhouse team as Producing Director in January of 2014.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Initial casting has been announced for the 10th anniversary revival of Bruce Norris' seminal play Clybourne Park. Oliver Kaderbhai directs a cast including Michael Fox (Jim / Tom), Imogen Stubbs (Bev / Kathy) and Eric Underwood (Albert / Kevin). The production opens on 30 March, with previews from 25 March, and runs until 2 May.
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
After celebrating its critically acclaimed 10 year anniversary in 2019, Gottwood returns to the beloved forest it calls home for another glorious party.
by Stage Tube - Jan 29, 2020
Back to the Future the Musical will open at Manchester Opera House on 20 February for a strictly limited 12-week season, finishing on 17 May. The first official trailer has been released for the show! In the trailer, original Doctor Emmett Brown, Christopher Lloyd meets the musical's Roger Bart!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
Rehearsal images have been released for the upcoming musical adaptation of BACK TO THE FUTURE!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
At the opening of the 2019 - 2020 season production of Violet, Artistic Director Joseph C. Walsh announced the seven shows for Garden Theatre's 13th season. Current subscribers may renew their subscriptions immediately. New subscriptions begin at $90 and go on sale March 18. All tickets go on sale May 13.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
The NYC Department of Cultural Affairs has announced grants for ten partnerships under the Fiscal Year 2020 Mayor's Grant for Cultural Impact (MGCI).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Presented by Cabaret at The Merc, in association with The Barn Stage Company, this exclusive look at some of the area's brightest Rising Stars is now in its 9th Year! Featuring the best up and coming talent from all over Southern California singing some of the most exciting songs ever written! This is definitely a show you don't want to miss! With songs from Mainstream Radio and Broadway, come see why the future of Theater is in good hands with these exciting young artists! The show runs only one night, Sunday, February 2nd at 7pm at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater in beautiful Old Town Temecula.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
Considered by many to be one of the greatest plays of the 20th century, Pittsburg Community Theatre presents a?oeA Raisin in the Sun; Lorraine Hansberry's powerful drama, beginning Saturday, February 22, 2020 for two weekends at the California Theatre in Old Town, Pittsburg. Production supervisor Michael Wilson indicated he was a?oethrilled with this show selection especially as a way to celebrate Black History Month and to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the premiere of a?oeA Raisin in the Sun.a??a??
by Christine Swerczek - Jan 18, 2020
'What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Shane Peterman, Producing Artistic Director, today announced details of the Company's 2020-2021 Season. This season marks the 25th for WaterTower Theatre, and the second season programmed by Producing Artistic Director Shane Peterman & Associate Producer Elizabeth Kensek.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Shane Peterman, Producing Artistic Director, today announced details of the Company's 2020-2021 Season. This season marks the 25th for WaterTower Theatre, and the second season programmed by Producing Artistic Director Shane Peterman & Associate Producer Elizabeth Kensek.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Following a hugely successful, 60 date debut tour of the UK, Britain's Got Talent 2019 finalist, West End star and multi award-winning magician, Ben Hart, makes his highly anticipated return to The Edinburgh Festival Fringe this year after four total sell-out critically acclaimed previous shows.
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Tony nominee Mary Bridget Davies, best known for her onstage work channeling the late rock icon Janis Joplin, will release an album of compellingly reimagined songs by the legendary songwriter and Grammy® winning producer Jerry Ragovoy. The album is dedicated  to Davies' sister who tragically took her own life. Broadway Records will release the studio album, digitally and in stores, on Friday, March 20, 2020. The album is currently available for pre-order at 
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Sundance Institute will curate dozens of offscreen events, including behind-the-scenes panels on the art of filmmaking, musical performances and a?" around the theme of Imagined Futures a?" a public Bonfire and several extended post-screening conversations (known as IF Screenings), at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival taking place in Park City, Salt Lake City, and Sundance, Utah, January 23 through February 2, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, will present Lincoln Center Theater: Intimate Apparel by Ricky Ian Gordon and Lynn Nottage with Bartlett Sher on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 7:30pm.
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
'Shahs of Sunset' premieres on Sunday, February 9 at 9pm ET/PT on Bravo.
by Hannah Wing - Jan 14, 2020
In NextStop Theatre's production of The Mountaintop, directed by Kevin McAllister,  McNeil and Simmons are talented actors, but the play itself still needs to be polished.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director | Jim Bredeson, Managing Director) today announced that submissions are now open for their 10th annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes. Beginning today, six brand new plays, inspired by this year's theme: 'Private Lives,' will be selected through an open submission process to premiere alongside commissions from Jeremy O. Harris (Slave Play, Daddy) and Theresa Rebeck (Bernhardt/Hamlet, Seminar). Submissions are open through March 30th, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
When a high-profile preacher's wife discovers her husband has a secret desire for men, she does what any good wife would do . . . she hires him a lover. Theatre Evolution launches its inaugural season with a production of THE CONTRACT, written and directed by James Webb (winner of Kennedy Center's Lorraine Hansberry National Playwriting Award).
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Deadline reports that the fourth season of 'One Day At A Time' will premiere on Pop TV starting Tuesday, March 24.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
The Omaha Community Playhouse (OCP) production of A Raisin in the Sun will open Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. The show will run in the Hawks Mainstage Theatre at OCP from Jan. 17 through Feb. 9. Performances will be held Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.
by AniKatrina Fageol - Feb 8, 2020
Next to Normal is not to be taken lightly but it's also not to be missed. The cast delivers pure emotion and the audience, in turn, is moved to new sensations. The show runs at Germantown Community Theatre until February 16th, making it the perfect addition to Valentine's Day weekend plans.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2020
Reston Community Players continues its 53rd season with The Diary of Anne Frank, an impassioned drama about the lives of eight people hiding from the Nazis in a concealed storage attic. Based on a true story, Anne Frank tells the story of the two-year ordeal through the writings of the title character, whose optimism in the midst of a dark existence has served as a guide for generations. The Diary of Anne Frank runs February 28-March 14 at the Reston Community Center.
by Abigail Charpentier - Feb 7, 2020
Great Scott! BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical premieres this month!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
A sold out crowd at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, PA enjoyed a benefit reading of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's “The Man Who Came to Dinner,” this past Wednesday, February 5. Marsha Mason directed the reading. A reception with the cast was held at The Deck Restaurant and Bar at the Playhouse.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
In honor of Black History Month, Theatre Arlington will present Lorraine Hansberry's award-winning play, A Raisin in the Sun, opening on Friday, February 14th. This groundbreaking play is inspired in part by Hansberry's real-life experiences when her parents purchased a house in a a?oewhite neighborhood.a?? It is the South Side of Chicago in the 1950s and the Youngers have received a $10,000 insurance check and each of the adult members of the family has an idea of what they would like to do with the money. Three generations of the family are in conflict: Lena, the matriarch, dreams of moving to a better neighborhood; her son, Walter Lee, dreams of buying a liquor store; daughter Beneatha longs to attend medical school. As the Youngers argue over the best plan, this play brought to light many issues that were rarely discussed at the time, such as women's rights, inequality and lack of opportunity.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
UC's College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) continues its new CCMONSTAGE Play Series with Bruce Norris' Clybourne Park, running Feb. 13-16, 2020, with a preview performance on Wednesday, Feb. 12. Dubbed 'vital,' 'sharp-witted' and 'ferociously smart' by the New York Times, Clybourne Park imagines events in a typical American neighborhood and reveals that underneath a family home, racial fault lines run deep and wide.
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Food Network's hit seasonal culinary competition Spring Baking Championship returns on Monday, March 9th at 9pm ET/PT. Through nine episodes, 11 talented bakers are tested to create extraordinary, jaw-dropping spring treats for a chance to be crowned Spring Baking Champion and win the $25,000 grand prize during the double-episode finale on Monday, April 27th at 9pm & 10pm ET/PT. In each episode host Clinton Kelly introduces the bakers to two demanding rounds of spring-themed challenges that push the limits of their skills, imagination and ingenuity, as the bakers must impress judges Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman and Lorraine Pascale for a coveted spot in the finale to join the ranks of past winners!
by Joni Lorraine - Feb 4, 2020
A great production with a stellar lead giving us an incredible voice that may be as close to the real thing as we can get.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
La MaMa in association with Allied Productions Inc. presents GENERATOR: Pestilence Part 1, the first of a three-part cycle and the most ambitious live art creation in the 35-year partnership of Jack Waters and Peter Cramer. Known for their challenging and innovative interventions in art and politics, GENERATOR is a homecoming, a return to Waters' and Cramer's theatrical roots at La MaMa where two of their earliest performance works premiered in 1987.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
The 46th Season at People's Light invites you to revisit old favorites, find fresh perspectives on timeless classics, and be part of groundbreaking new theatre.
by Benjamin Tomchik - Feb 20, 2020
The Amen Corner shows the role faith can play when there is almost nowhere left to turn. This alone is a powerful statement about the American experience.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
A star-studded line-up of variety acts will be performing at the Kings Theatre on Sunday March 22nd, at a fundraising gala in aid of the Theatre's stunning regeneration project.
by Rich Mehrenberg - Feb 18, 2020
Surprise! Surprise! Any production based on the life of Martin Luther King is bound to be deep, thought provoking, and moving. The Mountaintop by Katori Hall was no exception. Adding to the drama and emotion, however, was the unexpected humor in Hall's dialogue. This production had the audience bursting with laughter and tears.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
Full casting has been announced for the 10th anniversary revival of Bruce Norris' seminal play Clybourne Park. Oliver Kaderbhai directs Alisha Bailey (Francine/Lena), Maddy Hill (Betsy/Lindsey), Andrew Langtree (Karl/Steve), and Richard Lintern (Russ/Dan), who join the previously announced Michael Fox (Jim/Tom), Imogen Stubbs (Bev/Kathy) and Eric Underwood (Albert/Kevin). The production opens on 30 March, with previews from 25 March, and runs until 2 May.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
The Theatre Company presents its inaugural production, The Moors by Jen Silverman, March 18-April 11. Founded with the intention of transforming found spaces with bold, theatrical endeavors, The Theatre Company has chosen Copeland Commons at Taborspace in the heart of SE Portland's Mt. Tabor neighborhood as their non-traditional performance venue. While Copeland Commons has hosted small scale concerts and other arts events in the past, TTC's production of The Moors marks the first time a professional theatre company has staged a multi-week residency in the space. Co-Artistic Directors Jen Rowe and Brandon Woolley chose the venue specifically for its connection to the community and the story being told.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
Artistic Director, Hunter Foster has announced Redhouse Arts Center's 2020-21 Main Stage Season featuring several Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning productions that are sure to delight audiences of all ages. With every production this season, Redhouse will utilize its versatile theatre space to treat audiences to a thrilling theatre experience. 'We found our audiences really loved the intimacy of our productions, as they did with our musical, Rent', stated Foster. 'Having the actors so close to the audience really elevated the story's emotional level. No other theatre in Central New York gives such an immersive experience to an audience the way Redhouse can, and we want to continue experimenting with our spaces for the 20/21 season', he concluded. Building on this year's success, Redhouse will offer five Main Stage shows with some productions offering an extended three week run.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
In this Bel Air tale of love and family, intimacy is a commodity and the surreal gets real.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
A historic theatre - which has hosted a range of stars from Laurel and Hardy to Michael McIntyre and Romesh Ranganathan - is set to surpass its former glory thanks to a significant injection of cash.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, directed by Carl Cofield, at the University Theatre (222 York Street), March 13a?"April 4. Opening Night is March 19.  
by Joni Lorraine - Feb 13, 2020
Shaw's THE MAN OF DESTINY Delights at THE ARCHIVE THEATRE. This theatre company is taking a lead on delivering Austin with some top notch classics.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
This past Saturday, to celebrate Black History Month, Union County Performing Arts Center, the County of Union, and the City of Rahway hosted an award ceremony to honor Chester Holmes Humanitarian Award recipient Councilman David Brown, followed by a presentation of Raisin: A Musical.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
Earlier this year Siobhan wowed audiences as the only female finalist in Britain's Got Talent 2019. Next year she is going on tour and audiences will be able to hear not only those observational daft ditties, but the full range of her singing and comedic abilities which led the late Ken Dodd to describe her as 'a sunny new star with the voice of an angel and a natural comedic ability'.
by Andrew Child - Feb 10, 2020
Picture it: You've registered as a criminal justice major at UMass Boston, but there's this really cute girl in your theatre history class. Theatre appeals to you, especially because it gives you a chance to tell stories and to play. You start talking to that cute girl and she watches from the wings as you take on the (almost) titular role in The Importance of Being Earnest in the theatre department's production. You love the chance to be physically funny as the iconic character. You make her laugh. Flash forward: You and she are both theatre majors and finally calling each other boyfriend and girlfriend. Upon graduating, you land a spot in the acting MFA program at the University of Florida. Things are going pretty well. To top it all off, you get cast in your dream role, Seaweed Stubbs in Hairspray, at Priscilla Beach Theatre. You'll be spending the summer dancing and making people laugh in a charming little barn by the beach in Plymouth. And the best part? Your girlfriend will also be in the cast, playing Lorraine.