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Illenium Unleashes New 45-Track Remix Album 'Illenium (Remixes)' by Michael Major - Sep 29, 2023

ILLENIUM recharges and reignites his latest project with new remix album, ILLENIUM (Remixes). The project finds him revisiting tracks from his self-titled fifth full-length offering, ILLENIUM, now joined by a dynamic cohort of talent, including Trivecta, Sickick, Crystal Skies, Culture Code, Friendzone, Mashbit, Surf Mesa, and Youth In Circles.

Ne-Yo Drops New Single 'Link Up' by Michael Major - Sep 29, 2023

NE-YO announced his new single “Link Up,” a smooth and seductive song that was produced by Hitmaka, Cardiak and Wu10 and samples the 1980s R&B hit “Looking Up To You,” recorded by Michael Wycoff. As part of the single release, the multiplatinum musician also unveiled the corresponding, official video for “Link Up.”

Adult Film To Produce New Works From Eric Ratée and Roman D'Ambrosio For Fall Season by A.A. Cristi - Sep 25, 2023

Adult Film presents two new plays in rep: 'Daywork' and 'Gallerina'. These productions explore the intersection of art and commerce in NYC art galleries. 'Daywork' by Eric Ratée runs on October 4, 6, 10, 13, and 15 at 7:30 PM.

Feature: CIAO, GINO all'ACCADEMIA BMST by Ettore Farrattini - Sep 19, 2023


The Players Theatre to Present 12th Annual Short Play Festival - BOO! by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 5, 2023

Discover the thrilling lineup of original short plays chosen for the 12th Annual Players Theatre Short Play Festival - BOO! Join us as we embrace the macabre and get into the Halloween spirit. Don't miss out on this scare fest!

BACKSTAGE BABBLE CELEBRATES TONY AWARDS HISTORY, Adam Pascal, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 26, 2023

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club and 2022 Tony Awards Honoree for Excellence in the Theatre, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.

Magnolia Park Unveil Two New EP's 'HeartEater' & 'MoonEater' by Michael Major - Aug 18, 2023

Aiming to highlight the lighter and darker aspects of their multifaceted sound, prolific Orlando fivesome Magnolia Park have released two new EP’s to their blooming discography, MoonEater and SoulEater. Known for their unique blend of hip-hop, hard rock, pop-punk and alt-pop, these two EPs showcase their love of experimentation.

Poolside Releases New Single 'Float Away' With Vansire by Michael Major - Aug 2, 2023

“Float Away” is released alongside a video directed by Nathan Castiel, who did the “Each Night” video and whose portfolio includes work for Remi Wolf, Jackson Wang and Surf Curse. Shot at a house in Malibu, Paradise is joined by Vansire’s Josh Augustin and Sam Winemiller, Poolside guitarist Alton Allen and Taylor Olin to play members of a cult.

Isaac Mizrahi, Jason Danieley, Adam Pascal, and More to Play 54 Below Next Month by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 29, 2023

Next month, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below is a non-profit organization with a mission to preserve and expand the art of the cabaret, honor the music of Broadway, and provide an unparalleled experience to diverse communities.

Fire Island Dance Festival Breaks Record, Raising $700,572 by Stephi Wild - Jul 24, 2023

Fire Island Dance Festival raised a record $700,572 for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. 

Atlantic Theater Company to Present MIXFEST (WRIT)UAL MIX: TRADITIONS OF THE DIASPORA by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2023

oin Atlantic Theater Company's The Judith Champion MixFest as they showcase the best of traditional diaspora music. Immerse yourself in a vibrant celebration of cultural heritage and experience a melodic journey through the rich traditions of the diaspora. Don't miss this unifying event that brings together diverse musical talents on one stage.

Stephen Bogardus, Lana Gordon & More to Star in World Premiere Musical ON CEDAR STREET at Berkshire Theatre Group by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2023

Get ready for the world premiere musical 'ON CEDAR STREET' at Berkshire Theatre Group, starring Stephen Bogardus and Lana Gordon. Experience the magic and unforgettable performances in this spectacular new production. Don't miss out on this enchanting musical event!

Alan Arkin Passes Away at 89 by Michael Major - Jun 30, 2023

Tony and Oscar winning actor Alan Arkin has passed away at the age of 89. Arkin won a Tony for his performance in Enter Laughing and was nominated for his work in The Sunshine Boys. Arkin won an Oscar for his performance in Little Miss Sunshine.

zzzahara Returns With New Single 'Kensington' by Michael Major - Jun 29, 2023

Los Angeles-based queer guitarist and songwriter zzzahara returns with a new single, “Kensington.' Aside from the one-off single “idk how to luv” released in March, “Kensington” is zzzahara’s first new music since their debut album, Liminal Spaces, was released to critical acclaim via Lex Records in 2022.

Owenn Releases Bold New Single 'Dark Side of the Moon' by Michael Major - Jun 16, 2023

OWENN has worked with A-list artists such as Beyonce, Rhianna, Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga, Megan Thee Stallion, and more. OWENN became a staple of Taylor Swifts’ show on her 1989 Tour and Reputation Tour, and starred alongside her in her music video for “Lover'' as well as Normani in her video for “Motivation.” Check out tour dates with Taylor Swift!

PHABO Shares Emotive LP 'Don't Get Too Cozy' by Michael Major - Jun 16, 2023

Don't Get Too Cozy is an 18-track collection masterfully produced by industry giants such as Troy Taylor (Boyz 2 Men, Trey Songz, Babyface), Louie Lastic (Goldlink, Kehlani, AmbréL), and GRAMMY Award winner Eric Hudson (John Legend, Nas, Kanye West). The record's theme, an earnest pursuit for love and enlightenment.

John J. Caswell, Jr.'s WET BRAIN Extended at Playwrights Horizons by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2023

Playwrights Horizons and MCC Theater have revealed a one-week extension of the world premiere of John J. Caswell, Jr.’s Wet Brain, directed by Dustin Wills, to July 2. 

Staten Island Children's Museum Announces Juneteenth Events, Waterways Workshop, Magic And More by A.A. Cristi - Jun 12, 2023

Children visiting the Staten Island Children's Museum (SICM) will be delighted to know that a variety of engaging exhibits await them. Importantly, with the warmer weather upon us, the outdoor exhibits have opened!  The Sea of Boats, featuring a six-station water table, and the Garden Terrace, equipped with water painting easels, offer exciting opportunities for children to explore and play with natural elements.  

BTS Solo Documentaries Coming to Cinemas on Saturday by Michael Major - Jun 12, 2023

“j-hope IN THE BOX” and “SUGA: Road to D-DAY” give moviegoers around the world a behind-the-scenes look at the lives and work of the global music superstars in an immersive experience that can only be felt in movie theaters, thanks to large screens and three-dimensional sound. Watch the new video trailer now!

Ivo Van Hove's Production of A LITTLE LIFE Will Be Screened in Cinemas Across the UK and Europe by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2023

 Ivo van Hove's English language première of Hanya Yanagihara's critically acclaimed prize-winning novel, A Little Life, comes to cinemas across the UK and selected European countries on 28 September 2023.

The Factory Theater to Present WISE GUYS: THE FIRST CHRISTMAS STORY and More In 2023-2024 Season by Blair Ingenthron - May 27, 2023

The Factory Theater, presenting Lane Call: A NIght of Closing, June 16 - July 22, has announced its 29th anniversary season of world premieres including Chase Wheaton-Werle's Wise Guys: The First Christmas Story, November 3 - December 16; Michael Jones's Party At The Pantheon: A Modern Greek Stoner Comedy, February 9 - March 23, 2024 and Kirk Pynchon and Mike Beyer's Die Hard 4 Your Luv, May 31 - July 13, 2024.

Videos: Watch the 'j-hope IN THE BOX' & 'SUGA: Road to D-DAY.' Trailer by Michael Major - May 24, 2023

“j-hope IN THE BOX” and “SUGA: Road to D-DAY” give moviegoers around the world a behind-the-scenes look at the lives and work of the global music superstars in an immersive experience that can only be felt in movie theaters, thanks to large screens, three-dimensional sound. Watch the trailer videos for the new BTS documentaries now!

'j-hope IN THE BOX' & 'SUGA: Road to D-DAY' Coming to Cinemas by Michael Major - May 10, 2023

Coinciding with BTS’ 10th anniversary, moviegoers around the world will get a behind-the-scenes look at the lives and work of the global music superstars in an immersive experience that can only be felt in movie theaters, thanks to large screens, three-dimensional sound.

BTS' Suga Kicks Off Solo Tour by Michael Major - May 1, 2023

21st century pop icons BTS’ member SUGA successfully kicked off his solo world tour SUGA | Agust D TOUR ‘D-DAY,’ two nights in Belmont Park and one night in Newark on April 26, 27 and 29. The whole U.S. leg was sold out early and the shows at USB Arena and Prudential Center over three nights were attended by approximately 43,000 people.  

Seventeen Drops 10th Mini Album 'FML' by Michael Major - Apr 24, 2023

With FML, SEVENTEEN offer two lead singles—“F*ck My Life” and “Super”—for the first time since their debut. The group’s leader S.COUPS said, “Our new album contains both the music we want to present and the messages we want to convey,” commenting on the two tracks of contrasting nature that boast the act’s flair as both K-pop performance.

SUGA: ROAD TO D-DAY Now Streaming on Disney+ by Michael Major - Apr 21, 2023

BTS star SUGA’s new documentary “SUGA: Road to D-DAY” is now streaming on Disney+. After collaborating with some of the world’s biggest artists, including Coldplay, Steve Aoki, The Chainsmokers, and Halsey, SUGA is heading out on a musical journey, travelling the world in search of inspiration for his upcoming solo album.

Dylan Mulvaney, VINCINT & House Music Legends Join White Party Palm Springs by Michael Major - Apr 7, 2023

White Party Global (WPG) announced the addition of dance music legends, Robin S, CeCe Peniston, Inaya Day, and Crystal Waters to its star-studded lineup. White Party Palm Springs has been home to some of the most iconic performances, featuring renowned artists like Deborah Cox, Kylie Minogue, and Lady Gaga.

BTS Star SUGA to Release SUGA: ROAD TO D-DAY Documentary on Disney+ by Michael Major - Apr 6, 2023

After collaborating with some of the world’s biggest artists, including Coldplay, Steve Aoki, The Chainsmokers, and Halsey, BTS star SUGA is heading out on a musical journey, travelling the world in search of inspiration for his upcoming solo album, in SUGA: Road to D-DAY.

Playwrights Horizons and MCC Theater To Present the World Premiere Of John J. Caswell, Jr.'s WET BRAIN by A.A. Cristi - Apr 3, 2023

Playwrights Horizons and MCC Theater will present the world premiere of John J. Caswell, Jr.'s Wet Brain, directed by Dustin Wills. A terrifyingly inventive look at addiction's ability to transform one's existence and relationships, Wet Brain offers an American family drama that is not only freed from realism, but also, perhaps unmoored from Earth itself.

Marionettes, Dancing And A Science Circus Announced At The Staten Island Children's Museum by A.A. Cristi - Mar 31, 2023

Staten Island Children's Museum (SICM) is the premier educational children's play space in the borough with 10 indoor hands-on exhibits that fascinate children including Ladder 11, a fire truck exhibit, Big Games, a collection of large size version of classic games that provide opportunities to practice strategy and planning, and House About It, an exhibit that features tools and machinery used to build houses including a conveyor belt and bonus serpentine covered slide.

PUBLIC OBSCENITIES Extends for a Second and Final Time at Soho Rep by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2023

Soho Rep and the NAATCO National Partnership Project have announced a one-week final extension of the world premiere production of Public Obscenities. See how to purchase tickets!

Superlove Release New Single 'Something Good' by Michael Major - Mar 17, 2023

Bristolian noise-pop three-piece Superlove has released their latest single, “Something Good.” “Something Good” serves as the follow up to the band’s previous single “GO!” released earlier this year. Superlove has also announced that they will be hitting the road in the UK this summer.

Concert Review: CIX 'Save Me, Kill Me' Tour at Terminal 5 by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2023

K-pop quintet CIX opened the U.S. leg of their Save Me, Kill Me tour in New York City at Terminal 5 on Friday, March 10. The group, which is made up of Jinyoung, BX, Seunghun, Hyunsuk and Yonghee, brought the house down with style and professionalism despite a few minor technical difficulties.

Ivo Van Hove's English Language World Première of A LITTLE LIFE Extends at The Savoy Theatre by Stephi Wild - Mar 10, 2023

Due to record-breaking demand at Richmond Theatre and the Harold Pinter Theatre, Wessex Grove, Gavin Kalin Productions and Playful Productions today announce that Ivo van Hove's English language première of Hanya Yanagihara's critically acclaimed prize-winning novel, A Little Life, will now play a further five weeks only at the Savoy Theatre from 4 July.

VIDEO: Salt-N-Pepa Goes Behind the Scenes of 'Shoop' by Michael Major - Mar 8, 2023

She also recounts the excitement they felt when the song became a massive hit and solidified the group’s position in hip-hop. Meanwhile, Salt discusses how the song helped her to step away from her boyfriend and manager, Hurby [Luv Bug] and how “Shoop” empowered not only her but other women. Watch the video featurette now!

Review: Brenda Braxton Cracks The Code With STARS TONIGHT! Premiere at The Green Room 42 by Stephen Mosher - Mar 7, 2023

Brenda Braxton is breaking out as a chat show host and the sold-out debut night sets the tone for a bright future.

World Premiere of PUBLIC OBSCENITIES Extends at Soho Rep by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2023

Soho Rep and the NAATCO National Partnership Project have announced a two-week extension of the world premiere production of Public Obscenities, a bilingual play performed in Bangla and English from writer-director Shayok Misha Chowdhury, co-commissioned and produced by the two organizations.

Week Two And Three Winners Of The Players Theatre Short Play Fest - LUV 2023 Revealed by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2023

West Village audiences were enamored with Weeks Two and Three of the Players Theatre LUV 2023 Short Play Festival! Audiences chose their favorite for weeks two and three.

The 10th Annual Uptown Art Expo Celebration Of Art And Music Returns To Beautiful Cranes Roost Park, March 24-26 by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2023

Cranes Roost Park at Uptown Altamonte will come alive with artisans showcasing their talents, color and music at the 10th Annual Uptown Art Expo March 24-26, 2023, presented by WOW! fiber Internet.  The FREE festival will feature 140 art and fine craft artists with displays of glass, jewelry, mosaics, paintings, photography, pottery, sculpture and more all available for purchase.  Uptown Art Expo will also showcase Chalk Street Artists creating mesmerizing chalk masterpieces on the sidewalks of Cranes Roost Park as their canvas.

Have Any Broadway Plays Ever Closed Before They Opened? by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Mar 18, 2023

This month, the reader question was: Have Any Broadway Plays Ever Closed Before They Opened?

Midnight Garden Presents FAN FICTION LEGENDS at Planet Ant by Stephi Wild - Feb 22, 2023

Planet Ant and Midnight Garden Present an evening of classic Burlesque and aerial acts in Fan Fiction Legends on March 12, 2023. The show will bring favorite moments from movies, TV shows, comic books, and even an urban legend to the stage.

Players Theatre Announces Week One Winner of LUV 2023 Short Play Festival by A.A. Cristi - Feb 15, 2023

Audiences in the West Village were enchanted last weekend with the opening of the Players Theatre 11th LUV 2023 Short Play Festival.

BTS' SUGA Announces Global Tour Dates by Michael Major - Feb 14, 2023

Produced by HYBE, BIGHIT MUSIC and Live Nation, the tour begins with two nights in Belmont Park, NY at UBS Arena on April 26 & 27 and continues across the U.S. with stops in Newark, Rosemont, and Los Angeles before wrapping up in Oakland, CA with two nights at Oakland Arena on May 16 and 17. 

Crystal Waters Enlists DJ Icons Todd Terry & David Morales For "2B LUV" Remixes - Out Now by A.A. Cristi - Feb 10, 2023

Widely viewed as the Queen of house music, Crystal Waters has shown no signs of slowing down since her breakthrough in 1991 - recently praised by Washington Post as an artist who helped “bring house music to the masses”. Since her start, she's landed thirteen Billboard #1s, continues to be one of the most sampled and covered artists (see Coldplay's cover here), and every new song she releases finds its way into the sets of today's most iconic DJs.

Bad Sounds Shares New Single 'Hard MF 2 Luv' by Michael Major - Feb 9, 2023

Bristol based duo Bad Sounds return with smooth, new track “Hard MF 2 Luv”. A soothing offering just in time for Valentine’s Day. Self-produced by Bad Sounds, and mixed by Nathan Boddy (Mura Masa, Biig Piig, PinkPantheress), the band have continued to evolve their magic formula, which now, sees them at the top of their game.

Review: John Burns Makes 'Em Laugh at Don't Tell Mama With SOCK IT TO ME! by Stephen Mosher - Feb 3, 2023

All the world loves a clown named John Burns who sings the Sixties.

Superlove Share New Single 'GO!' by Michael Major - Jan 27, 2023

Last year the band released their album, ‘Colours’ (co-produced by Superlove themselves) and earnt support from swathes of the UK music press. Wonderland stated 'listeners can be expect to be swept off their feet and into the bands indie-tinged soundscape upon first listen' and Rock Sound called them 'Infectiously lovely'.

Winning Plays Announced For THE 11TH ANNUAL PLAYERS THEATRE SHORT PLAY FESTIVAL by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 8, 2023

Ushering in 2023, the love-themed festival marks the beginning of the 12th year of the tri-annual festival. Fifteen playwrights from New Zealand to New York will be premiering their original short plays, chosen by the SPF TEAM from a record-breaking number of submissions. Each week, five of the short plays will appear onstage, and a 'Best of the Week' production will be selected by audience vote.

A Guide to Broadway Guest Stars on BLUE BLOODS by Michael Major - Feb 20, 2023

While the series' recurring cast includes Tom Selleck, Bridget Moynahan, Donnie Wahlberg, and more, guest stars have included Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Joanna Gleason, Adrienne Warren, Jinkx Monsoon, Norm Lewis, Norbert Leo Butz, and more. Check out a list of Broadway guest stars on Blue Bloods now!

World Premiere of Agnes Borinsky's THE TREES to be Presented at Playwrights Horizons in February by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 22, 2022

Playwrights Horizons and Page 73 Productions will present the world premiere of Agnes Borinsky’s The Trees, directed by Tina Satter, February 8–March 19. See who is starring in the cast, how to get tickets and more!


Luv has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1964.
Best Play , Best Direction of a Play for Mike NicholsBest Scenic Design for Oliver Smith and Producer (Dramatic) for Claire Nichtern.
Best Direction of a Play for Mike Nichols Best Scenic Design for Oliver Smith, Producer (Dramatic) for Claire Nichtern, .



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