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Lysistrata - 1925 - Broadway


Jolson's 59th Street Theatre

(New York, NY)
932 Seventh Ave. at W. 58th St.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020
Translated for the stage by Gary Beck & Jane Oliensis, three of the oldest, funniest comedies of Aristophanes are now available to those who love a good read. Great characters and stories, including the sexiest anti-war play ever written, Lysistrata, about a strong, determined woman who could be a role model for women concerned with issues today.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020
Resounding, a live immersive audio entertainment company, will debut with a production of Dracula, on Friday, October 30 and Saturday 31 at 8 PM. Based on Orson Welles' radio play and adapted by Resounding Creative Director Steve Wargo, this production of Dracula will star Tony-nominated Norm Lewis as Count Dracula.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020
Keen Company's 2020-'21 Season will feature a series of all-star benefit broadcasts, beginning with Howard Koch's legendary adaptation of War of the Worlds made popular by Orson Welles followed by Sorry, Wrong Number by Lucille Fletcher, which was once called 'the greatest single radio script ever written.'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2020
Voyage Theater Company/PARTS UNKNOWN Play Reading Series will present a staged reading via Zoom of THE DAY MY FATHER KILLED ME by Charlotte Boimare and Magali Solignat, translated by Amelia Parenteau, and directed by Lisa Rothe, Thursday, October 22 at 6pm. Please RSVP here.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2020
For November: Mad Horse Theatre Company is back with their popular BY LOCAL series, a November Artist Chit Chats and two LA Theatre Works streaming options for your enjoyment.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2020
This week's Theater Stories features the Walter Kerr Theatre! Learn about the Tony-winning plays and musicals that have graced its stage, take in facts about Hadestown, the show currently inhabiting the beautiful theatre, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020
Seth Rudetsky's internationally acclaimed Broadway concert series that first began in Provincetown at The Art House in 2011 is now a weekly virtual series entitled The Seth Concert Series. Patti Murin and Colin Donnell's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020
Today (November 30) in live streaming: Patti Murin and Colin Donnell sing with Seth Rudetsky, Renee Fleming in Eugene Onegin, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 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, November 28-29, 2020.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2020
 BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge is keeping up with all of your favorite stars' latest projects on Backstage Live, bringing you in-depth interviews twice weekly. On November 25, he chatted with Broadway power couple Patti Murin and Colin Donnell.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Nov 25, 2020
Tune in right here as he chats with Broadway power couple Patti Murin and Colin Donnell. Patti and Colin will soon join Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, November 29 (8pm) and Monday, November 30 (3pm).
by TV News Desk - Nov 10, 2020
Production is underway on the Disney Channel Original Movie 'Christmas Again,' a heartwarming comedy about the magic of Christmas and creating new Christmas traditions.
by Team BWW - May 5, 2021
BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce that SIX the Musical's Adrianna Hicks will join the BroadwayWorld Stage Door masterclass lineup in June, as well as the return of FROZEN's Patti Murin for an all new class next month.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2021
For generations, Disney’s Princesses have enchanted us with their courage and kindness. Their music has been the soundtrack to our lives. Now, for the first time in forever, that beloved music will be celebrated in Pandora Presents Disney Princess - The Concert on stage at the Fabulous Fox Theatre Saturday, December 11 at 7:30 p.m. 
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2021
The Pittsburgh Festival Opera is changing things up with exciting new programming that will run from May through December 2021. This year's festival lineup features the following: 'Cendrillon', Open Air Series (Flagstaff Hill in Schenley Park), 'Lysistrata, or The Nude Goddess' and more.
by Roy Berko - Mar 6, 2021
Beck's stream is a total must see!
by Team BWW - Mar 4, 2021
BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce that the next artist taking part in our Masterclass series is FROZEN's Patti Murin!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2021
On this day in 2014, Idina Menzel did it all again in the new musical from the Pulitzer Prize-winning duo behind Next to Normal, If/Then.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2021
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, March 20-21, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2021
Director Chris Columbus has revealed that an R-rated version of the 1993 film Mrs. Doubtfire exists.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2021
PlayMakers Repertory Company has announced two new play commissions by two important, transformational voices of the American Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2021
MRS. DOUBTFIRE has re-released their 'As Long As There is Love' video to mark the one-year anniversary of the Broadway shutdown. MRS. DOUBTFIRE the Broadway musical played 3 previews at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre before an executive order from the Governor of New York State shut down Broadway on March 12, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2021
Today, we're getting to know Broadway favorite Patti Murin, with whom you can book a shoutout on Stage Door today!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021
Villain: DeBlanks is making its 'virtual' debut, Saturday, January 30 on Stars in the House to benefit The Actors Fund. The Broadway-lover's lineup features the always hilarious Lesli Margherita (Matilda, The ManySaints of Newark), triple-threat dynamo Carly Hughes (Pippin, ABC's American Housewife), and more.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2021
Here's everything you need to know about the cast and creatives of Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2021
Today's top stories: Thoughts of a Colored Man confirms Broadway run, Lincoln Center launches Restart Stages, Beetlejuice comes to Brazil, and more!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Feb 23, 2021
Get the latest news on upcoming film adaptations, the schedule of movie musicals in development or production, and more with our always up-to-date musical film adaptation schedule!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2021
Beck Center for the Arts has announced Beck Broadway Alums In Concert. Available for convenient streaming, this production benefits Beck Center.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2021
On February 25th at 8pm Eastern, join some of Broadway's most dynamic stars for an evening of song to benefit Music for Autism's virtual programming! Broadway may be dark, but Music for Autism continues to provide musical joy, bringing its free concerts to hundreds of families across the nation.
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 13, 2021
The history of show business is loaded with couples who work as well offstage as they do on. These twosomes have brought their offstage magic to the stages of the cabaret and concert world.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2021
Here TV, the leading television network focusing on LGBTQ content and audiences, has acquired Indoor Boys, the Indie Series award-winning and Emmy-nominated digital series from creators Wesley Taylor and Alex Wyse.
by Stage Tube - Dec 8, 2020
Andrew Rannells was a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night, where the pair recapping the year with a parody mashup of Broadway showtunes!
by Stage Tube - Dec 8, 2020
Andrew Rannells talks about performing in Times Square with Bernadette Peters, how he started his Broadway career and starring in the film adaptation of The Prom with Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman and James Corden.
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2020
'Mean Girls' star Barrett Wilbert Weed' has joined the cast of 'Bridge and Tunnel,' an upcoming Epix dramedy series from writer and director Edward Burns. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2020
This online cabaret site ( features dance, drag, burlesque and musical theatre. It doubles as an scavenger hunt where audiences search for performers “lost” on the websites of local business who support performance art and the queer community. The show provides clues to lead viewers to these sites in order to bring traffic and awareness to these important small businesses severely impacted by the pandemic.    
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 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 19-20, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2020
On Sunday, December 20th at 7:00 pm BPN will present a live special event, The Broadwaysted Holiday Special, celebrating the holidays and the release of the new radio musical. The evening will include appearances and performances by cast members of ‘TWAS THE NIGHT OF BROADWAYSTED!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2020
Despite an arts season drastically reduced by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Theatre Critics Association was still able to present its 2020 Nathan Cohen Awards for excellence in critical writing.
by Bobby Patrick - Dec 12, 2020
In her offering for the season, Liz Mikel's Cool Yule pays homage to the jazz and blues influences that live in her music.
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2020
Last night, Andrew Rannells was a guest on The Late Late Show, with his costar in The Prom, James Corden.
by Stage Tube - Dec 10, 2020
Andrew had a lot of very direct questions about 'She-Devil' and 'Death Becomes Her' for his 'The Prom' co-star.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2021
Theater Resources Unlimited will present a Writer-Producer Virtual Speed Date: The Art of the Pitch, on Sunday, April 25, 2021. The popular event is now reformatted for Zoom, with more tech and less noise: each writer will be in an individual breakout room with each of the eleven producers.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2021
TPS Talks are a new initiative of TPS, DTE and SistaStyle Productions that provide real-world stories and insights from working theatre professionals to college/university classrooms, corporate events, group organizations, and more.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2021
This week's list includes the In The Heights film soundtrack from Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andrew Lloyd Webber: Symphonic Suites, which features newly orchestrated suites from Evita, The Phantom of the Opera and Sunset Boulevard, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2021
This week's list includes The Stephen Sondheim Encyclopedia, the original cast recording of Fangirls, and a book of interviews with Broadway's leading men, including Joel Grey, Ben Vereen, Norm Lewis, Gavin Creel, Cheyenne Jackson, and Jonathan Groff.
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2021
According to Entertainment Tonight, the film kicks off when the newly renovated Hotel Optima in Malta has a grand reopening, and Chloe (Kelley) and her team from Destination Traveler magazine, which includes Sara (Murin), head over to cover the travel scene in Malta.
by Stage Tube - Apr 19, 2021
Broadway and television star Andrew Rannells has joined the cast of the upcoming musical comedy series 'Girls5Eva' on Peacock!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2021
Our student bloggers write about how they're coping with the current global health crisis, give insight on their school's performing arts programs, share their opinions on the latest theater news, and so much more. How to find the perfect audition song, interviewing underclassmen, advice for the next generation of college students, and more-- read what our bloggers have written about this week!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2021
After more than a year without live performances, the ovation is set to make its long-awaited return with the release of composer Lewis Flinn’s The Curtain Call Mixes, a first-of-its-kind album of curtain call cues from Broadway, Off-Broadway and Regional theatrical productions. 
by Student Blogger: Macy Mae Cowart - Apr 10, 2021
“I have an idea,” you say, “I am going to write a Newer, Cooler, and Better play than Lysistrata. We will perform my Newer, Cooler, and Better play instead.”