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Alvin Theatre (New York, NY)
250 W. 52nd St.

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Based on characters from "The Goldbergs" by Gertrude Berg

BWW Review: Forward Flux's Double Feature, Pt. 1: LAS MARIPOSAS Y LOS MUERTOS Calls Out Cultural Appropriation in Modern Music
by Amelia Reynolds - Sep 24, 2017

Forward Flux's hosts another double feature, currently performing at West of Lenin. Las Mariposas Y Los Muertos is one big middle finger to Pitchfork and Vampire Weekend. Rolled into a story of three jaded musicians striving for more authenticity in the cultural milieu, here lies a call to arms concerning cultural appropriate and stereotyping in modern music. One band's dance with stardom forces the three to negotiate racial tension, sibling rivalries, and sacrificing authenticity for fame. This is a play that manages to have it both ways: critiquing and understanding millennial bands' concerns. (more...)

Photo Flash: ROCK AND ROLL MAN Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

A bevy of New York talent and Broadway producers mingled with guests in New Hope, PA, during the cast party held at Hotel du Village following the opening night performance of Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story , a Caiola Production, making its world premiere at Bucks County Playhouse through October 1, 2017. (more...)

Pioneer Works, Creative Time, and the Yes Men to Present WTF DO WE DO NOW?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Pioneer Works, Creative Time, and the Yes Men are proud to announce WTF Do We Do Now?, a one-day gathering with open forums, town hall meetings, and small-group dialogues. Guest speakers will include Frances Fox Piven, Avram Finkelstein, and Molly Crabapple; others will be confirmed shortly. (more...)

Milwaukee Rep Announces VIP Walk-On Guests for A CHRISTMAS CAROL; Plus One-Day Sale!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

For one day only, Monday, September 25th, save up to 25% off of tickets to Milwaukee's favorite holiday tradition, A Christmas Carol, using promo code DICKENS. (more...)

Kathleen Turner Headlines 2017 International Human Rights Art Festival at Culture Project; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

The International Human Rights Art Festival joins with activist theatre Culture Project to inaugurate its new space in New York's Lower East Side, with an evening of dance, music, comedy, storytelling, and theatre. The evening is headlined by award-winning actress and advocate Kathleen Turner, and will raise social concerns and offer positive solutions with humor, insight, and artistic talent. (more...)

Rusty Schwimmer to Star in Return of HELLCAB at The Agency Theater Collective
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

The Agency Theater Collective announces the Chicago holiday classic Hellcab, starring Rusty Schwimmer, written by Will Kern and directed by The Agency's Managing Director Sommer Austin playing at the Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., November 11 December 17. (more...)

Bid for Tickets to DEAR EVAN HANSEN and More at Arena Stage's Live Wine Auction
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Arena Stage will host a live wine auction on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the Mead Center for American Theater (1101 Sixth St., SW). The wine auction is helmed by event co-chairs Judith N. Batty, Arena Stage board chair, and board member Sandra E. Taylor. (more...)

BWW Review: ELEMENO PEA from Mind's Eye Theatre Company
by Keith Waits - Sep 22, 2017

Same As It Ever WasEvery time I enter a theatre and take my seat, I hope for the best. To be critical is to express disappointment that that hope was not realized. I'm happy to say that the return of this play, which debuted at the 2011 Humana Festival of New American Plays, was a genuine pleasure on a number of levels. (more...)

Theatre World Mourns The Passing Of Theatre Under The Stars And 5th Avenue Theatre Founder, Frank M. Young
by David Green - Sep 22, 2017

Frank M. Young, 77, the founder of Houston's Theatre Under The Stars, Seattle's 5th Avenue Musical Theatre Company, and the New York-based National Alliance for Musical Theatre, died Wednesday in Palm Springs, California. Young directed the activities of TUTS from its inception in 1968 until his retirement in 2006. For two years in a row he was named by the national Theatre Week magazine as one of the 100 most powerful people in American theatre. (more...)

Dierks Bentley & Bon Iver's S. Carey Team On 'Hold The Light' From New Film ONLY THE BRAVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

The distinctive vocals of multiplatinum singer/songwriter and Arizona native Dierks Bentley resonate throughout 'Hold The Light,' his first-ever song written and recorded for a motion picture. (more...)

TLC's Hit Show 90 DAY FIANCE Returns 10/8
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Couples spread across the globe begin the tumultuous and challenging journey to the altar in the brand-new season of 90 DAY FIANCE premiering on Sunday, October 8th at 9/8c. (more...)

Jason Gotay to Play Title Role in ALADDIN AND HIS WINTER WISH at Laguna Playhouse; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham, Executive Director Ellen Richard and Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP) have announced that Kira Kosarin (three-time Kid's Choice Award-nominee of Nickelodeon's hit show 'The Thundermans'), Jason Gotay (World Premiere of Stephen Schwartz's The Prince Of Egypt, title role of Broadway's Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), Barry Pearl ('Grease') and Josh Adamson (Big Fish, Taboo) are set to star in Lythgoe Family Panto's ALADDIN AND HIS WINTER WISH. (more...)

SUNSET BOULEVARD Opens In Manchester Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

In four weeks, Andrew Lloyd Webber's award-winning musical Sunset Boulevard arrives in Manchester for a two-week run. (more...)

PlayMakers Rep's Vivienne Benesch Receives Prestigious Zelda Fichandler Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Vivienne Benesch, Producing Artistic Director of PlayMakers Repertory Company, is the recipient of the 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award, given by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation. (more...)

Centre Stage to Present GHOST THE MUSICAL this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Adapted from the hit film by its Academy Award-winning screenwriter, Bruce Joel Rubin Ghost: The Musical is a timeless fantasy about the power of love. (more...)

The Broads Are Back with an All-New Show at Emerson Cultural Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

THE BROADS ARE BACK with an ALL-NEW SHOW! Currently running Off-Broadway in New York City and voted as Bozeman Magazine's 'Bozeman Choice' Best Comedy Group, Broad Comedy is a nationally-known and internationally-touring comedy show that presents their all-new show with a first-look sneak peek at the new material in Bozeman every November, and has done so for the last 19 years! (more...)

Photo Flash: Randie Levine-Miller's SHOWSTOPPER DIVAS/DIVOS Benefits The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Randie Levine-Miller hosted a megawatt 'Showstopper Divas/Divos' concert at The Triad Monday night. It starred Beth Fowler; Lee Roy Reams; Adam Grupper; Barbara Minkus; Richard Skipper; Susan Vardy, and Kathleen Waters, and it benefited The Actors Fund. BroadwayWorld has photos from the evening below! (more...)

Nancy Wilson's (Heart) Roadcase Royale Release Album Friday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Nancy Wilson, one of the founding members of the legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group Heart, has teamed up with former Prince's New Power Generation band member and R&B singer Liv Warfield to form the soulful, rock super group, Roadcase Royale. (more...)

YOUNGER'S 4th Season Marks Highest-Rated, Most-Watched Series in Network's History
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

More successful and buzzy than ever in its fourth season, TV Land's YOUNGER, starring two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster, achieved its highest-rated and most-watched season ever in series history (more...)

BWW Review: Audiences Won't Need a 'Bailout' from FIRST DATE at The Abbey
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 20, 2017

You know what they say, the show must go on! The same can be said of Generation Productions' latest show, FIRST DATE, which opened at The Abbey in Downtown Orlando last week shortly after the visit from Hurricane Irma. (more...)

OUTSIDE PADUCAH: THE WARS AT HOME Coming Up This Fall at the wild project
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The wild project has announced its current and upcoming productions for fall. Scroll down for details! (more...)

KRIS KRINGLE THE MUSICAL, Featuring Cathy Rigby & Pamela Myers, to Bring Christmas Magic to Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Launch the holiday season with KRIS KRINGLE The Musical. Featuring Tony Award nominees Cathy Rigby (Peter Pan, Seussical) and Pamela Myers (Company, Into the Woods), KRIS KRINGLE The Musical plays two performances, Friday, November 24 at 3PM and 8PM, at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street, NYC). (more...)

Two Headed Rep to Stage RENO & MOLL and New Adaptation of MISS JULIE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Two Headed Rep will present the World Premiere of Emma Horwitz's Reno & Moll, directed by Lily Riopelle (this movie, Samuel French OOB Short Play Festival winner) in rep with a new adaptation of August Strindberg's Miss Julie, written by Brittany Allen (Too Many Lenas 3: Let Them Eat Cake at Ars Nova's ANTFEST and New Ohio's Ice Factory Festival), Will Arbery (We Were Nothing! with director Lisa Szolovits), and Amanda Keating (RETREAT at EST/Youngblood), directed by Molly Clifford (The Elephant in the Room at FringeNYC) at The Workshop Theater's Jewel Box Theater (312 West 36th Street, 4th Floor). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ria Jones, Danny Mac, and More in SUNSET BOULEVARD UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber's award-winning musical SUNSET BOULEVARD starring Ria Jones as 'Norma Desmond' and Danny Mac as 'Joe Gillis'. Directed by Nikolai Foster, the tour opened at Curve on Saturday 16 September 2017. Check out a first look at the show below! (more...)

Atlantic Theater Slates 2017-18 Amplified Reading Series, Launch Writers & Tow Resident
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2017-2018 Amplified Reading Series selections, presenting six bold new plays throughout Atlantic's season with an expanded rehearsal process for more meaningful engagement with the material and the playwright. (more...)

Playmakers Rep's Vivienne Benesch Receives SDCF's 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) announces that Vivienne Benesch, of Playmakers Repertory Theater (Chapel Hill, NC), is the recipient of the 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award. (more...)

Photo Flash: Karen Zacarias' NATIVE GARDENS Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Good fences make good neighbors...right? Neighborly rivalry escalates into an all-out border dispute in Karen Zacar as' newest hot-button comedy Native Gardens, which makes its D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Blake Robison directs this hilarious new play about the clash of class and culture that pushes well-meaning neighbors over the edge. Native Gardens is a co-production with Guthrie Theater and runs now through October 22, 2017 in the Kreeger Theater. The show just celebrated its opening and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

The Alliance Theatre and Aurora Theatre Lead Suzi Bass Awards Nominations; Full List Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Suzi Bass Awards revealed nominations for the 2016-2017 Atlanta professional theatre season on Monday evening, September 18, to patrons and industry artists. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 19, 2017
by - Sep 19, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Irish Rep's Immersive THE DEAD, 1904 Slates Off-Broadway Return
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre and Dot Dot Productions, in association with The American Irish Historical Society, have announced the return of THE DEAD, 1904. (more...)

David Walliams Meets his AWFUL AUNTIE in the World Premiere Theatre Production of his Bestselling Book
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The bestselling children's author David Walliams came face-to-face today for the first time with one of his most monstrous creations, Aunt Alberta. (more...)

Natalie Weiss to Star as 'Molly' in GHOST THE MUSICAL in White Plains
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The White Plains Performing Arts Center (WPPAC) has announced that YouTube sensation and American Idol semi-finalist Natalie Weiss will star as 'Molly' in GHOST THE MUSICAL, onstage October 13-29. (more...)

Young Performers Take the Stage to Help Local Actors in Medical Need
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

What do most kids do when they want to raise money for charity? Set up a lemonade stand, organize a car wash...? What do THEATRE KIDS do when they want to support their favorite charity?? They put on a show!! (more...)

Photo Coverage: GOD OF CARNAGE Celebrates Opening Night at Shakespeare & Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 17, 2017

Opening night at Shakespeare & Company's production of God Of Carnage displayed the exceptional versatility and riveting acting of four of Shakespeare & Company's players, Elizabeth Aspenlieder, Allyn Burrows, Jonathan Croy, and Kristin Wold. The play is presented in Shakespeare's Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre which is the perfect intimate setting to put the audience in the middle of the carnage. (more...)

Natalie Weiss to Lead White Plains' GHOST
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

White Plains Performing Arts has announced, via Facebook, that Natalie Weiss will lead the company's production of Ghost. Get ready to fall in love again with the story you know and the characters that made the film one of the most romantic movies of all time. With a big heart and even bigger laughs, this musical gem is 'out of this world'! (more...)

Planet Connections Awards Slated for Next Week at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The highly-anticipated Planet Connections Awards will take place this Monday, September 18 at 7:00 p.m. at The Acorn Theater, Theatre Row (410 W 42nd St, New York City). (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of Red Branch Theatre Company's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Red Branch Theatre Company (RBTC) continues its 2017 season entitled Mad About You with The Bridges of Madison County, a musical adaptation of the best-selling novel by Robert James Waller. Rehearsals are currently underway and special events are being solidified for the production that will run at Drama Learning Center, where Red Branch is the professional theatre in residence, from September 22 - October 14. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the stars in character below! (more...)

LOST TEMPO Comes to Boston Playwrights' Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) opens its 2017-18 season with Lost Tempo by Cliff Odle. Running from October 5-22, the drama is directed by Diego Arciniegas. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jessica Chastain & More Attend MOLLY'S GAME Premiere at TIFF
by Walter McBride - Sep 15, 2017

Jessica Chastain and more graced the red carpet at the premiere of Molly'S GAME at this week's Toronto Film Festival. Check out photos below! (more...)

The Bad Flowers Premiere Music Video For New Single
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The Bad Flowers released the new music video for their new single 'Thunder Child.' They formed from the depths of the Black Country in 2014 comprised of lead vocalist and guitarist Tom Leighton. (more...)

The White Buffalo Premieres New Song 'Robbery' With Guitar World; New Album Out 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The White Buffalo has shared a new track, 'Robbery', a gritty outlaw tale delivered via songwriter Jake Smith's rugged, resounding vocals and punctuated by the bluesy swagger of his guitar. (more...)

Julian Fleisher Kicks Off Fall Residency at Joe's Pub with Martha Plimpton
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Julian Fleisher,whose New York City playground ranges from Lincoln Center to LES dive bars, sets up shop at Joe's Pub this fall with a series of concerts kicking off Thursday, September 28, in a show titled Pop Music. Joining Fleisher for a rollicking and genre-busting journey through the music he loves is the inimitable Martha Plimpton. (more...)

Brian d'Arcy James to Help Fight Cancer by Running Chicago Marathon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Brian d'Arcy James of Netflix's series 13 Reasons Why, Academy Award-winning film Spotlight, and Tony Award-winning Broadway hit Hamilton is set to take on the 26.2-mile-long challenge of the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 8th and raise money to support cancer patients and their loved ones served by the Cancer Support Community. (more...)

Photo Flash: NightBlue Performing Arts presents BULLETS OVER BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

NightBlue Performing Arts's production of Woody Allen's stage musical based on his Academy Award-winning film a hilarious and high stepping homage to both the gangster films and movie musicals of the 1930's - opened to press on Monday, September 11. The production will run through Sunday, October 8 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. (more...)

FROZEN's Caissie Levy Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Direct from starring as Elsa in the pre-Broadway engagement of Disney's Frozen in Denver, Feinstein's at the Nikko welcomes Broadway's Caissie Levy for three performances only - Thursday, November 16 (8 p.m.), Friday, November 17 (8 p.m.), and Saturday, November 18 (8 p.m.). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at 'ROCK AND ROLL MAN' World Premiere at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

'Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story' is making its world premiere at Bucks County Playhouse through October 1, 2017. The high energy musical drama stars Tony-nominee Alan Campbell ('Sunset Blvd.') as Alan Freed and multiple-Emmy nominee George Wendt (Norm from 'Cheers') as J. Edgar Hoover. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Megan Hilty, Joe Iconis & More Featured on Graphic Novel Rock Album 'Monstersongs'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Broadway Records has announced the release of the original graphic novel rock album Monstersongs, with music and lyrics by The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical composer Rob Rokicki and illustrations by Dave O'Neill (Shankman & O'Neill Children's book series). (more...)

Cast Complete for Harriett D. Foy-Led East Coast Debut of NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Celebrating the life and music of Nina Simone, one of America's most iconic singers and civil rights activists, Christina Ham's provocative musical journey Nina Simone: Four Women makes its East Coast debut at Arena Stage. Set in the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, in which four little girls lost their lives in 1963, Ham uses Simone's song 'Four Women' as the framework to explore the songstress' shift from artist to artist-activist. (more...)

Community Transit Selects Astute Solutions to Enhance Their Customer Relationship Management
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017


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