Theatre Information

46th Street Theatre (New York, NY)
226 W.46th St.
Based on the film 8 1/2 by Federico Fellini

A famous Italian movie director has lost his momentum and attempts to recover it by vacationing (and working) at a Venetian spa.



Review Roundup: CATS on Tour at the Pantages - Did the Critics Take Away a Positive Memory?
by Review Roundups - Mar 23, 2019

The new National Tour of CATS, based off the last Broadway revival is currently playing at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre, through tomorrow, March 24. (more...)

BWW Review: BOOK OF MORMON at Broadway Grand Rapids, Will Have You Laughing and Using Your Imagination Start To End!
by Brian Hilbrand - Mar 22, 2019

The Book of Mormon, the Nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical makes a special engagement run back for its second time to Grand Rapids playing a limited engagement until March 24that DeVos Performance Hall. With script, lyrics, and music by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez, and Parker and Stone being known for creating the animated comedy South Park. (more...)

Sheffield Theatres Announces New Season To Complete Programming For 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

As his production of Richard Hawley and Chris Bush's Standing at the Sky's Edge opens in the Crucible, Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, announces programming for 2019. (more...)

Extension Announced For Jerry Seinfeld's 2019 Beacon Theatre Residency
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE: MSG) announced that legendary New Yorker and comedian Jerry Seinfeld has added two more fall performances to his 2019 Beacon Theatre residency. The newly announced performances, on November 22 at 7:00pm and 9:30pm, are in addition to the six recently added performances in September and October. Tickets for the newly added November shows are on sale now. Limited tickets remain for the previously announced performances. (more...)

BWW Interview: Mary B. Robinson Directs the 'Fascinating, Thought-Provoking and Enlightening' Pulitzer Prize-Winner SWEAT at Pioneer Theatre Company
by Blair Howell - Mar 22, 2019

Mary B. Robinson, director of SWEAT at Pioneer Theatre Company, says the Pulitzer Prize-winner contains 'Nine characters [that] are created with empathy and humanity, demonstrating the 'curiosity not judgment' mantra of Playwright Lynn Nottage.' (more...)

They AIN'T TOO PROUD! The History of the Temptations
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

'Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations' opened last night, March 21, at Broadway's legendary Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). However, many fans of the Temptations music may not know the group's long and complicated history.  (more...)

Ra Ra Riot Releases New Song BAD TO WORSE Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

Ra Ra Riot is thrilled to share their brand-new single “Bad To Worse,” available today via Rob the Rich Recordings/Caroline on your preferred streaming service. The song was produced by and co-written with RostamBatmanglij (Vampire Weekend, Maggie Rogers, Frank Ocean, Haim), mixed by multiple Grammy Award-winner Manny Marroquin (Rihanna, Imagine Dragons, Bruno Mars, Sia, Kanye West), and mastered by Grammy Award-winner EmilyLazar (Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Chainsmokers, Beck). (more...)

Meet the Cast of HADESTOWN- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 22, 2019

Hadestown begins preview performances tonight, March 22, at the Walter Kerr Theatre, ahead of a Wednesday, April 17 official opening night. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Animal Planet Presents JEREMY WADE'S DARK WATERS
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

Biologist Jeremy Wade has spent the last 35 years solving mysteries that lurk in our planet's rivers, lakes and seas. In 2017, he hung up his rod after Nine seasons on Animal Planet's #1 rated series, River Monsters, where he reeled in some of the rarest, most elusive and most dangerous creatures lurking beneath the water's surface. But the waters of the world run deep; they're dark and forever changing and many mysteries remain. Jeremy returns to Animal Planet in a captivating new series that brings him back to the water's edge to investigate reports of the unimaginable and unexplained in JEREMY WADE'S DARK WATERS, which will launch globally to Animal Planet's 360 million homes in 205 countries and territories. The U.S. premiere is Sunday, April 21 at 9 PM ET/PT. (more...)

Kennedy Center Names Recipients of Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced the 2019 recipients of the Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards-a series of grants that recognize American teachers by spotlighting their extraordinary impact on the lives of students. (more...)

RATINGS: March Madness Takes CBS to the Top on Thursday
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

CBS (3.851 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) was the adults 18-49 champ on Thursday thanks to its first round coverage of 'NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament' (3.904 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #3) and another 'NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament' (3.798 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #2). (more...)

Jerry Seinfeld's 2019 Beacon Theatre Residency Extends Into November
by TV News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE: MSG) announced that legendary New Yorker and comedian Jerry Seinfeld has added two more fall performances to his 2019 Beacon Theatre residency. The newly announced performances, on November 22 at 7:00pm and 9:30pm, are in addition to the six recently added performances in September and October. Tickets for the newly added November shows are on sale now. Limited tickets remain for the previously announced performances. (more...)

CentStgCo 2019 Announces Women Playwrights Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

The popular Women Playwright Series (WPS) is back at Centenary Stage, with three exciting new plays by playwrights Jacqueline Goldfinger of Philadelphia, Ruth Kirschner of San Francisco and Alyssa Haddad of Brooklyn.   (more...)

Ten Tonnes Announces Self-Titled Debut Album 5/3, Unveils Video For LUCY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Recent months have seen 22-year-old newcomer TEN TONNES emerge from being a hotly-tipped British talent to seeing a string of infectious singles earning widespread radio play in the UK and beyond. Now he shares a new video for his current single 'Lucy', which previews the May 3rd release of his self-titled debut album on Warner Bros.Records. (more...)

TEN TONNES Announces Self-Titled Debut Album
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Recent months have seen 22-year-old newcomer TEN TONNES emerge from being a hotly-tipped British talent to seeing a string of infectious singles earning widespread radio play in the UK and beyond. Now he shares a new video for his current single 'Lucy', which previews the May 3rd release of his self-titled debut album on Warner Bros.Records. (more...)

Paramount Announces Season Two Premiere Date for YELLOWSTONE
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Paramount Network today announced that season two of hit series Yellowstone will premiere on Wednesday, June 19 at 10 p.m., ET/PT and shared a first-look photo of Season 2. The first season averaged 5.1 million total viewers per episode, making it 2018's most-watched new cable series and ranking second across all cable TV series for the year. (more...)

Boston Calling Shares New Details About Arena Stage
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Boston Calling, celebrating its 10th edition this year on Memorial Day Weekend, May 24 – 26, and headlined by Twenty One Pilots (Friday), Tame Impala (Saturday), and Travis Scott (Sunday), reveals more exciting details about the bevy of artists set to take over the festival's Arena stage. Fans will be treated to one-of-a-kind performances from Boston Ballet, one of the most iconic dance companies in the world. In addition, all-star comedians Fred Armisen, Jenny Slate, and Michael Chewill headline the Arena stage. At night, fans can enjoy performances from hip-hop artists and DJs including electronic artist and rising star Yaeji; female rappers Princess Nokiaand Dessa; and DJ sets from internationally known electro-funk duo Chromeo, and hip-hop electro sensation Naeem. Please find further details below. (more...)

Ryan Daniel's Single, BRING ON THE NIGHT Hits "MusicRow" Country Breakout Top 100 Chart
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

“Bring on the Night,” the newest single by national touring country music artist Ryan Daniel hit the “MusicRow” Country Breakout Top 100 chart this week rising from No. 107 to No. 100. For more than 35 years “MusicRow” magazine has been Nashville's forefront music industry trade publication. Known for its candid voice and accuracy, music executives rely on the outlet for exclusive reviews, breaking news, and in-depth coverage. (more...)

Petrol Girls Announced as Support for La Dispute Summer EU/UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Petrol Girls have added to their already busy touring schedule by announcing earlier this week that the feminist post-hardcore band will be playing a support role on La Dispute's summer 2019 tour in Europe and the UK starting in Paris, FR on June 28th for Nine shows before wrapping on July 9th in Milan, IT. Tickets for the shows are on sale now. (more...)

Royal & Derngate Announces World Premiere Of PIPPI LONGSTOCKING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Royal & Derngate announces another world premiere production, a musical staging of Pippi Longstocking, for the venue's Made in Northampton 2019 Christmas show. Meanwhile, the venue's 2018 Christmas production of The Worst Witch continues to tour the UK. Pippi Longstocking is adapted for the stage for the first time by Mike Akers from Astrid Lindgren's much-loved books, with original music by Stu Barker. It will be directed by The Wardrobe Ensemble's Jesse Jones and Helena Middleton who co-directed Education, Education, Education for Royal & Derngate in 2017. (more...)

SPCO's Liquid Music Series Presents Double Header: New Music & Dance Duos
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Award winning composer and pianist Dustin O'Halloran (Marie Antoinette, Lion, Transparent) whose “sublime” and “enveloping” (DIS) music creates “altered states” (Mojo) teams with choreographer and Company Wayne McGregor member Fukiko Takase to explore ideas of technology, humanity and mind-body dualism in a new electronics-forward existentialist performance 1 0 0 1. As we approach the age of AI, the collaborators ask: how will a new form of consciousness manifest inside a body? What will happen to our soul?  (more...)

More Rotating Guest Actors Announced For Barrow Street Theatricals' NASSIM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Barrow Street Theatricals announced today the rotating cast of guest actors through mid-March for the American premiere of the Nassim Soleimanpour and Bush Theatre production of NASSIM by celebrated Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour (White Rabbit Red Rabbit), featuring direction by Omar Elerian. Joining the production will be: (more...)

The Elizabeth Ross Johnson Theater and The Arthur Laurents Theater Come to New Jersey
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC), City of New Brunswick, and George Street Playhouse today announced The Elizabeth Ross Johnson Theater and The Arthur Laurents Theater named after two George Street Playhouse benefactors. The $7.75 million in gifts, the largest in George Street Playhouse history, strengthens NBPAC as the premier center for the performing arts. NBPAC, a $172 million redevelopment initiative that will transform New Brunswick's Downtown Cultural Arts District, opens its doors to the public this fall. (more...)

Christina Scheppelmann Appointed General Director Of Seattle Opera
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Christina Scheppelmann will become Seattle Opera's fourth General Director in the company's 56-year history. Beginning in August 2019, she replaces Aidan Lang, who will become General Director of Welsh National Opera following the end of the 2018/19 season. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre To Present A CHORUS LINE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre, is proud to announce the conclusion of its Mainstage 2018 - 2019 season with the Tony and Pulitzer Prize- winning A Chorus Line, April 10 - May 26 at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Featuring music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban, book by James Kirkwood, Jr. and Nicholas Dante and is directed by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Associate Brenda Didier, Choreographed by Chris Carter and Music Directed by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Associate Linda Madonia. (more...)

Hal Linden Will Star In IN THE MOOD At Bucks Cty. Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Hal Linden, one of TV iconic personalities, will join the internationally acclaimed attraction "In the Mood" when its 25th Silver Celebration Tour rolls into Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, from April 23-27. "In the Mood" is being presented as part of Bucks County Playhouse's Visiting Artists Series. (more...)

THE GREAT CELESTIAL COW Premieres at Burning Coal Theatre in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

The Burning Coal Theatre Company is proud to present Sue Townsend's The Great Celestial Cow, a tale of a family from India who migrate to the UK but can't quite leave their homeland behind.  Or their cow.  Directed by Sonia Desai, The Great Celestial Cow will play at Burning Coal's Murphey School Auditorium in downtown Raleigh from April 11th through 28th, 2019. There will be a "pay what you can day" on Sunday, April 14th.   (more...)

Calling All Families: Prince Edward Island Offers Fresh Food, Red Sand Beaches, and a Day on the Farm
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

With nearly 700 miles of pristine beaches and the home of the beloved Anne of Green Gables books by Lucy Maud Montgomery, Prince Edward Island has long been a sought-after destination for families. Canada's smallest province is also known as the country's food island, boasting 600,000 acres of farmland, which also yields a mighty number of hands-on experiences for families that include farm visits, animal interaction, oyster shucking, and even cooking classes. (more...)

ABT Studio Company To Perform At The Joyce in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

American Ballet Theatre Studio Company will appear at The Joyce Theater in New York City for three performances, Wednesday, April 24 at 7:30 PM, Thursday, April 25 and Saturday, April 27 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

54 SINGS LLOYD WEBBER, Lainie Kazan, and More Feature at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Empowered Women Run the Show: XAOC Contemporary Ballet Presents New Ballets By Female Choreographer With All-Female Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Empowered women run the show at XAOC Contemporary Ballet, which presents its third full evening of work on April 7, 2019 at 7pm at the NY City Center Studios. The evening will feature the all-female company in seven original ballets by artistic director and choreographer Eryn Renee Young and a live piano performance of Schubert's Fantasie in F minor. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Will Return To Brisbane In January 2020
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

The Book of Mormon today announced that due to unprecedented demand the hit production will return to Brisbane next year. Currently playing to sold out houses at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC, the hit musical, written by Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez, will return from 3 January 2020 for a strictly limited season. Tickets will go on sale on Monday 25 March. (more...)

National Comedy Center, Carl Reiner Announce Preservation of Historic "Dick Van Dyke Show" Archive
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

The National Comedy Center and legendary producer, director, and writer Carl Reiner announced today, on Carl Reiner's 97th birthday, an initiative to digitally preserve Reiner's extensive personal collection of production-used scripts from "The Dick Van Dyke Show" - one of the most iconic, innovative, and beloved comedy series in television history. (more...)

Jerry Seinfeld to Perform Six Additional Shows at the Beacon Theatre
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE: MSG) announced that legendary New Yorker and comedian Jerry Seinfeld has added six more 2019 performances at the Beacon Theatre. The newly announced 2019 dates are as follows: September 20, October 25, and October 26, with performances at 7:00pm and 9:30pm on all three nights. The October events will be part of a Netflix special live taping. Tickets will go on-sale for the three new dates on Friday, March 22, 2019 at 10:00am (EST). Limited tickets remain for the previously announced performances. (more...)


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Full Cast And Creative Team Announced For JUBILEE At Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for the world premiere of Tazewell Thompson's inspirational a cappella music infused play, Jubilee. Inspired by the world-renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers, this uplifting new work chronicles the bold African American ensemble as they travel the world, captivating kings, queens and audiences with hymns and spiritual songs supported by their rich voices. Written and directed by Thompson with vocal arrangements and music direction by Dianne Adams McDowell, Jubilee runs April 26 - June 2, 2019 in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

TexARTS Presents JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, JR.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

TexARTS Musical Theatre Academy is pleased to present Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach, Jr. with words and music by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and book by Timothy Allen McDonald. The production will run April 6-7 & 13-14 at the Kam & James Morris Theatre at TexARTS.  (more...)

GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS Sets New Opening Date
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

It was announced today that the world premiere production of Pulitzer Prize finalist and MacArthur Fellow Taylor Mac's new comedy Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, has now set its Opening Night for Sunday, April 21, 6:00 p.m., at Broadway's Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street). Preview performances began on Monday, March 11. (more...)

First Lady Tammy Murphy Attends Women's Association's - A Gathering Of Givers at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

The Women's Association of NJPAC (WA) - as part of its 25th anniversary celebrations - in partnership with the Community Foundation of New Jersey and Impact100 Essex (a giving circle that pools the philanthropic resources of women in Essex County), recently celebrated International Women's Day.  Special guest speakers included New Jersey's First Lady Tammy Snyder Murphy. (more...)

Fab the Duo Announces Lineup for FAB SINGS Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Rising Pop Duo Fab the Duo recently announced their official setlist and lineup for their first concert in their Fab Sings series. This series is similar to the 54 Sings and Broadway Sings series that are so popular, but where both of those series cover one artist per concert, Fab Sings covers several different artists under one theme. The theme for their first show will be DIVAS. Expect to hear songs by Beyonce, Britney Spears, Celine Dion and more! (more...)

Miller Theatre Presents David T. Little Composer Portrait
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Miller Theatre ends its 2018-2019 Composer Portraits series with a bang: Its David T. Little Composer Portrait on April 18 pairs Haunt of Last Nightfall, a "ghost play in two acts," with the New York premiere of AGENCY, a string quartet that questions our autonomy in society. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 3/20: The New Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Begin Performances, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 20, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Get over the hump today with the top Broadway stories! (more...)

Classic Stage Announces Sondheim's ASSASSINS and More in Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Classic Stage Company announces their 2019-2020 season. Bookended by two John Doyle-directed productions-William Shakespeare's Macbeth (October-December 2019) and Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Assassins (April-June, 2020)-the lineup also includes two canonical works of gothic horror: Dracula and Frankenstein, presented in repertory, January-March 2020, based on the novels by Bram Stoker and Mary Shelley. (more...)

Miami City Ballet Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Miami City Ballet opens its 2019-2020 season on October 18, 2019, with 16 weeks of performances across Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach through April 26. The new season features a highly cinematic, theatrical presentation of captivating and singular experiences that showcase the vibrancy and world-class artistry of Miami City Ballet throughout South Florida and nationally. View full season here. (more...)

FIDDLER Doc Coming This Summer with Sheldon Harnick, Hal Prince, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Original Cast Members
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Roadside Attractions and Samuel Goldwyn Films have co-acquired worldwide rights to Max Lewkowicz's FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES. The documentary tells the story behind one of Broadway's most beloved musicals, Fiddler on The Roof and its creative roots in early 1960s New York. The film includes interviews with the show's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning lyricist Sheldon Harnick, legendary producer Hal Prince, original cast members, such as Austin Pendleton, as well as rare archival footage of renowned choreographer Jerome Robbins. Further insights into the play's legacy and enduring influence come from new interviews with Broadway luminaries and cultural influencers including Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, Chaim Topol, Harvey Fierstein as well as famed authors Fran Lebowitz, Calvin Trillin and Nathan Englander. Roadside and Goldwyn will release FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES in theatres this summer. (more...)

Netflix Orders Coming-of-Age Comedy Series From Mindy Kaling
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Netflix has ordered a new coming-of-age comedy series from Mindy Kaling about the complicated life of a modern-day first generation Indian American teenage girl, inspired by Kaling's own childhood. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber & Ben Elton's Award Winning Musical THE BEAUTIFUL GAME To Premiere In Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Manilla Street Productions is thrilled to announce the Australian premiere of THE BEAUTIFUL GAME in Melbourne in September 2019. (more...)

Lakewood Playhouse Announces HEATHERS, THE WOLVES, and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

The Lakewood Playhouse Celebrates Its 81st Anniversary Season with Five Premier Shows - 2 of Them South Sound Premiers! All of next season's shows continue to embrace some of our established past productions as we evolve into a Playhouse that produces moderns works fresh off of Broadway and Off-Broadway! Season Ticket Renewals are currently underway and will be open to Sales for New Season Ticket Buyers on May 28th, 2019! (more...)

9th Annual St. Louis Teen Talent Competition Chooses 15 High School Acts for Final Event
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

On Saturday, March 9th, 45 metro area high school acts competed in the Semi-final round of the 9th Annual St. Louis Teen Talent Competition.  St. Louis performing arts professionals judged the performances and narrowed the field to 15 acts (24 individuals) who will move on to the finals on Saturday, April 13th at 8pm at The Fabulous Fox Theatre (a list of acts can be found here).  In addition to the thrill of performing on the Fox Stage, contestants are eligible to win college scholarships, prizes and performance opportunities.  'We couldn't be happier with the level of talent. The students seem to get better and better each year,' exclaimed Mary Strauss, Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation Board President Emeritus.  The final competition is a professionally produced production that is FREE and open to the public.  General Admission tickets are required and available now at no charge at The Fabulous Fox box office and through Metrotix.   (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Presents Writer-Director Communications Lab 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents a Writer-Director Communications Lab on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 10:00am - 6:00pm at Shetler Studios, 244 W. 54 Street PH1, New York, NY 10019. This Lab focuses on facilitating communication between writers and directors to ensure that collaborations run as smoothly as possible. For writers and directors, there is a $75 fee for TRU members and an $85 fee for non-members. Observers are also welcome to come watch and learn. Please reserve using the bright red reservation box at https://truonline.org/events/communications-lab-19/ or e-mail TRUStaff1@gmail.com. (more...)

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