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Billy Rose Theatre

(New York, NY)
208 W. 41st St.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
Dumb... dumber... dumbest? Open Fist Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Neil Simon's Musical Fools, an adaptation of the Simon play Fools, with book and lyrics by Neil Simon and music and lyrics by Phil Swann and Ron West (deLEARious, The People Vs Friar Laurence). West also directs, with music direction by Jan Roper and choreography by Louisa Kendrick Burton. Neil Simon's Musical Fools opens Oct. 12 at Atwater Village Theatre, where performances will continue through Nov. 17; pay-what-you-want previews begin Oct. 4.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
Casting announced for the European premiere of the hit Off-Broadway play The Niceties by Eleanor Burgess, opening at the Finborough Theatre for a strictly limited four-week season on Tuesday, 1 October 2019.
by Rex Stanfield - Sep 26, 2018
For over four decades Neil Simon delighted theatre audiences with intelligent and witty dialogue in Broadway shows and movies. His many stories, including THE ODD COUPLE, BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS, and SEEMS LIKE OLD TIMES tossed relatable characters together into ridiculous yet delicious circumstances. Virtually everyone who saw any performances of his work came away without a favorite moment, at least one particularly funny line. RUMORS, an unabashed farce written by Simon for the stage in 1988, is no exception.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Sonia Friedman Productions today announced Conor McPherson's (The Weir, Girl from the North Country) new adaptation of Anton Chekhov's masterpiece Uncle Vanya directed by Ian Rickson (Jerusalem, The Seagull) which will run at the Harold Pinter Theatre from 14th January 2020 with Opening Night on Thursday 23rd January 2020. Tickets go on general sale from Monday 30th September with priority booking from Wednesday 25th September.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018
An exciting group of theatre stars have joined The Jamie Lloyd Company's Pinter at the Pinter season, which began its unprecedented celebration of Harold Pinter this month, featuring all the Nobel Prize winning playwright's short plays.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
The National Theatre today announced that Bijan Sheibani's (Barber Shop Chronicles, Dance Nation) production of A Taste of Honey, the remarkable taboo-breaking 1950s play written by Shelagh Delaney when she was just 19, will transfer to the West End immediately following a nine-week UK tour. A Taste of Honey will play a limited 12-week run at Trafalgar Studios from 5 December in a co-production with Trafalgar Theatre Productions, with an opening night on Monday 9 December. Tickets will go on sale to the general public from 11 October.
by BWW - Sep 20, 2018
Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2018 for Boston
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018
Winner of 19 major accolades, including multiple Tony, Olivier and Drama Desk Awards, Stephen Daldry's (Billy Elliot, The Crown) multi award-winning production of J.B. Priestley's classic thriller An Inspector Calls will kick off a four-city U.S. tour at Shakespeare Theatre Company from November 20 through December 23, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2018
An industry reading of the new musical DIVIDED will feature Christina DeCicco (Evita, Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark, Sister Act); Samantha Massell (Fiddler on the Roof, La Boheme); Liz McCartney (My Fair Lady, Sunday in the Park with George, Annie, South Pacific); Jamison Scott (Memphis, Grease, Spiderman, Motown); L. Steven Taylor (Lion King); Patrick Boll (Old Times, Mamma Mia, Faith Healer, Twentieth Century); Barbara McCulloh (Tom Jones, Peter Pan, The King and I); LaDonna Burns; Michael Hunsaker; Dustin Sullivan; Deborah Tranelli; Cedric Cannon; Cynthia Nesbit; and Paul Page.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
The Kitchen Theatre Company is set to begin its 2019-2020 season with The Children by Lucy Kirkwood, a thought-provoking play that tackles the themes of mortality, consequence, and environmental legacy. Performances of The Children begin at the Kitchen Theatre Company in the Percy Browning Performance Space on September 8 and will run 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2019
Dumba?? dumbera?? dumbest? Open Fist Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Neil Simon's Musical Fools, an adaptation of the Simon play Fools, with book and lyrics by Neil Simon and music and lyrics by Phil Swann and Ron West (deLEARious, The People Vs Friar Laurence). West also directs, with music direction by Jan Roper and choreography by Louisa Kendrick Burton. Neil Simon's Musical Fools opens Oct. 12 at Atwater Village Theatre, where performances will continue through Nov. 17; pay-what-you-want previews begin Oct. 4.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018
THE COLLECTIVE NY (Ross DeGraw and Sayra Player, Artistic Directors) is pleased to announce the extended run of David Thigpen's Hurricane Party. The production, which opened in early September has been a recent favorite to many New York influencers and will extend its run through October 21st at The Cherry Lane Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018
Rehearsals have begun for The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of the beloved musical Annie, which plays this holiday season from November 23 - December 30, 2018. The 5th is excited to introduce Visesia Fakatoufifita of Tacoma, WA, and Faith Young of Kent, WA, who make their 5th Avenue Theatre debuts alternating the title role.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018
Theatre of Arts will present two one-act plays by James McLure, Lone Star and Laundry & Bourbon for eight performances only, it was announced today in Hollywood. Directed by Braxton Molinaro, the cast will feature (in alphabetical order) Thryshon Battle, Shalom Desota, Keith Gerstner, Yuwi Kim, Sean Piccioli, and Erin Yeagley.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018
Let the bells peal!  Ring in the holidays with a classic tale.  Long Island's newest theatrical venue The Argyle Theatrepresents the musical The Hunchback of Notre Dame, based on the novel by Victor Hugo and songs from the Disney film originally developed by Disney Theatrical Productions, with music by Alan Menkin, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and book by Peter Parnell.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018
Happy 100th birthday, American Airlines Theatre! Roundabout's flagship home on Broadway, the American Airlines Theatre first opened its doors as the Selwyn Theatre in 1918. In 2000, Roundabout restored the theatre to its original neo-renaissance style as part of the 42nd Street Development Project, thanks to generous support from the City of New York. Through an unprecedented partnership between Roundabout and American Airlines, this historic theatre remains one of Broadway's most exquisite and patron-friendly houses.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Dead Letter Perfect today announces the world première of Stray Dogs. Robin Herford directs Olivia Olsen (Anna Akhmatova), Ben Porter (Isaiah Berlin) and Ian Redford (Joseph Stalin). The production opens at Park Theatre on Friday 15 November, with previews from 13 November, and runs until 7 December.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018
Theatre of Arts will present two one-act plays by James McLure, Lone Star and Laundry & Bourbon for eight performances only, it was announced today in Hollywood. Directed by Braxton Molinaro, the cast will feature (in alphabetical order) Thryshon Battle, Shalom Desota, Keith Gerstner, Yuwi Kim, Sean Piccioli, and Erin Yeagley.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018
Five extraordinary new voices make up the finalists of Theatre503's 2018 International Playwriting Award. Mathilde Dratwa, Gillian Greer, Joel MacCormack, Philana Imade Omorotionmwan and Danusia Samal have been chosen from 2,055 scripts sent in from 49 countries.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018
Forty years to the day of the first ever performance of Harold Pinter's Betrayal on 15 November 1978, The Jamie Lloyd Company announces that Golden Globe, Olivier and Evening Standard Award winner Tom Hiddleston will play Robert in Jamie Lloyd's new production at the Harold Pinter Theatre from 5 March 2019 (press night 13 March) for a strictly limited season ending on 1 June. Further casting to be announced.
by Steve Murray - May 5, 2019
BWW Review: SIGNIFICANT OTHER at SF Playhouse is Joshua Harmon's Unorthodox Romantic Comedy About Finding the Fairytale Mr. Right
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019
Artistic Director Robert Falls has named Kimberly Senior the newest member of Goodman Theatre's Artistic Collective-ten American theater artists whose work has cemented the theater's international reputation for excellence over three decades. The Collective, which Falls established when he became Artistic Director, currently includes award-winning playwrights, directors and actors: Brian Dennehy, Rebecca Gilman, Henry Godinez, Dael Orlandersmith, Steve Scott, Chuck Smith, Regina Taylor, Henry Wishcamper and Mary Zimmerman.
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2019
Rosemary Harris won her first Tony Award nearly 55 years ago in THE LION IN WINTER, now starring in the Lincoln Center Broadway revival of MY FAIR LADY, at the 73rd Annual Tony Awards, she received a 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award. Watch her accept the award here.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019
Grab your beach towel and a refreshing beverage and hit the beach with the Possum Point Players' presentation of "The Dixie Swim Club." Show dates for this funny and poignant play are June 7, 8, 9, 14, 15 and 16. Purchase tickets now to guarantee your favorite beach-side seat; the June 9 matinee is sold out and other performances are going fast.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
A Contemporary Theatre announces its summer production of The Year of Magical Thinking written by acclaimed reporter, essayist, and literary icon, Joan Didion.
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Jul 16, 2019
BroadwayWorld UK speaks with Lia about Tennessee Williams's The Night of the Iguana, which opens tonight at the Noel Coward Theatre
by Rosanna Liuski - Jul 1, 2019
A small moment of silence and a giving of a rhythm and the music starts to bang at Taabori: the huge ensemble and all of the actors gather up in front of us, mouths from the biggest to the smallest ones opening up widely as they sing the Joutomiehia Useless men -song.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2019
Songs from Cole Porter's delightful musical Kiss Me, Kate, performed by some of Austin's best singers on Jan. 13, will benefit Austin Shakespeare. Jill Blackwood, Leslie Bonnell, Sharron Bower Anderson and Jacqui Cross will sing with Brian Coughlin, Colum Morgan, Kyle Stephens and Scott Shipman at the Parker Jazz Club on W 4th St. just off Congress. The evening will also feature Tapestry Artistic Director Acia Gray tap-dancing to "Too Darn Hot." Austin Chronicle Arts Editor Robert Faires will be master of ceremonies for the evening.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019
A music evening dedicated to jazz songs from famous Broadway shows and movies, performed by Olga Ksanthopoulou on vocals, Marios Toumbas on piano and Michael Messios on double bass, at Technopolis 20, on Sunday, 10th of February at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019
Metal Rabbit Productions in association with Park Theatre present the world premiere of Henry Devas' debut play, We're Staying Right Here, a black comedy exploring issues of male depression and suicide. Jez Pike directs Tom Canton, Danny Kirrane, Daniel Portman, who plays Podrick Payne in Game of Thrones and Liam Smith. The production opens at Park Theatre on 1 March, with previews from 26 February, and runs until 23 March.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019
Two of the country's most exciting young stars, Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox, will join Golden Globe, Olivier and Evening Standard Award winner Tom Hiddleston in The Jamie Lloyd Company production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal at the Harold Pinter Theatre from 5 March 2019 (press night 13 March) for a strictly limited season ending on 1 June, directed by Jamie Lloyd. The production forms the culmination of the historic Pinter at the Pinter season.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019
The National Theatre today announced a UK tour of Bijan Sheibani's production of A Taste of Honey, Shelagh Delaney's remarkable taboo-breaking 1950s play, which was first produced in the Lyttelton Theatre in 2014, designed by Hildegard Bechtler and reconceived in an exciting new production, featuring a live on stage band, for the tour.
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Feb 7, 2019
The National Theatre today announced a UK tour of Bijan Sheibani's production of A Taste of Honey, Shelagh Delaney's remarkable taboo-breaking 1950s play, which was first produced in the Lyttelton Theatre in 2014, designed by Hildegard Bechtler and reconceived in an exciting new production, featuring a live on-stage band, for the tour.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019
Hudson Theatre Works will present Harold Pinter's masterpiece, 'The Caretaker.'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019
Hudson Theatre Works Presents"The Caretaker'by Harold Pinter at their new space 80 Hauxhurst Avenue Weehawken, NJ 07086 on February 21 thru March 10 Today - Saturday @8pm, Sunday @5pm
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019
Guests including actors Martin Freeman, John Heffernan and Danny Dyer, who are currently appearing in Pinter Seven, and Pinter at the Pinter Artistic Director Jamie Lloyd, gathered at the Harold Pinter Theatre last week as Lady Antonia Fraser bestowed a painting of the celebrated playwright by artist Amy Shuckburgh to the theatre, where it will be on permanent display. Lady Fraser entrusted the portrait to the theatre to celebrate the historic season, which has featured over thirty different pieces by the playwright, including his short plays and works first written for radio, television, revue nights, as well as poetry and prose.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019
Hudson Theatre Works Presents"The Caretaker'by Harold Pinter at their new space 80 Hauxhurst Avenue Weehawken, NJ 07086 on February 21 thru March 10 Thursday - Saturday @8pm, Sunday @5pm
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019
Henrik Ibsen's classic examination of a country in state of political flux has been adapted by Duncan Macmillan (People, Places and Things, 1984, Every Brilliant Thing). The sharply prescient play will be directed by Ian Rickson (Jerusalem, The Birthday Party, Translations), with set and costumes by Rae Smith, lighting by Neil Austin, music by Stephen Warbeck, sound by Gregory Clarke and casting by Amy Ball CDG.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2018
Tired of the same old Christmas Carol? Downtown Music Productions presents A Chamber Christmas Carol at the gorgeous St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery. Composer Ray Leslee (Avenue X, Standup Shakespeare) has created a brand-new take on the holiday season's most prolific tale. This ONE NIGHT ONLY event features a virtuoso company of five musicians and five actors who play 35 roles, telling the classic tale through Leslee's music and selections from Dickens' masterpiece. Tom Ligon (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo) stars as Scrooge. The cast includes Mark Boyett, Jack McCarthy, JD Mollison and Alex Sunderhaus. The musicians are Broadway veterans Jack Bashkow (woodwinds), Jeff Carney (bass), Marshall Coid (violin), Ron Hay (trombone) and Mimi Stern-Wolfe at the piano. Margarett Perry directs.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019
This October acclaimed touring company London Classic Theatre bring their production of Harold Pinter's No Man's Land to Worthing's Connaught Theatre, with performances on Tuesday 15 October at 7:30pm, and Wednesday 16 October at 2:30pm and 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019
The Kitchen Theatre Company is set to begin its 2019-2020 season with The Children by Lucy Kirkwood, a thought-provoking play that tackles the themes of mortality, consequence, and environmental legacy. Performances of The Children begin at the Kitchen Theatre Company in the Percy Browning Performance Space on September 8 and will run through September 29. And thanks to the support of an anonymous donor, all three preview performances (9/8, 9/10, and 9/11) will offer patrons the opportunity to 'Pay What You Want.'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018
Cleveland Play House (CPH) kicks off its 2018-2019 Season with the spine tingling tale of Susan Hill's The Woman in Black.  Hill's gothic ghost story, adapted for the stage by Stephen Mallatratt, will star Bradley Armacost as Arthur Kipps and Adam Wesley Brown as the Actor in the show that Daily Mail called, "A nerve-shredding experience."  Director Robin Herford will recreate his original staging from the London West End.  The American premiere of the West End Production is produced by PW Productions and Pemberley Productions.  Previews begin on September 15th, with press opening on September 21st at the Allen Theatre in Playhouse Square. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018
The Broadway community mourns the loss of Neil Simon, who passed away on August 26 at age 91. The Committee of Theatre Owners has decided to dim the lights of Broadway theatres in his memory on Thursday, August 30 at exactly 6:45pm for one minute.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019
Ardent Theatre Company today announces the full cast for the first revival of Philip Osment's This Island's Mine. Philip Wilson directs Connor Bannister (Luke), Jane Bertish (Miss Rosenblum/Vladimir), Theo Fraser Steele (Martin/Stephen/Prospero), Corey Montague-Sholay (Selwyn/Dave), Tom Ross-Williams (Mark/The Director/Frank), Rachel Summers (Jody/Mme Irina/Debbie/Wayne), and Rebecca Todd (Marianne/Maggie/Miranda). This Island's Mine opens at the King's Head Theatre on 17 May, with previews from 15 May, until 8 June.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019
Lucy Kirkwood's explosive The Children begins as a caustic, bold comedy between a late-middle-aged couple (Hazel and Robin) and a friend (Rose) from many years ago who makes an unannounced visit to their seaside cottage on the east coast of England. The thin veneer of civility flakes away and the caustic nature of their relationships become apparent. What becomes apparent to the audience is that these three old friends have much more to discuss than just old times and these three actors bring years of experience and flare to the Phoenix stage.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019
According to the New York Times, actress Rosemary Harris, musician Harold Wheeler and playwright Terrence McNally will all be honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards at the 2019 Tonys.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019
The Missoula Community Theatre presents Disney's Newsies - The Broadway Musical April 25-May 12 at the MCT Center for the Performing Arts. Fed up with greedy publisher Joseph Pulitzer's plan to cut them out, the Newsies of 1899 organize a strike, at a time when striking often had dire consequences. Based on the popular Disney movie inspired by real events, Newsies tells the captivating story of a disempowered group that raises their collective voice and seizes the day to claim what is theirs.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019
The team behind 2016's acclaimed production of Tennessee Williams' rarely-seen Kingdom of Earth, is back - this time, with Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, A Streetcar Named Desire. Jack Heller directs Susan Priver (down-on-her-luck showgirl Myrtle in Kingdom of Earth, LA Weekly award-winning The Lover by Harold Pinter) as Blanche DuBois and Max E. Williams (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., numerous productions with Elephant Theatre Company) as Stanley Kowalski in a visiting production at the Odyssey Theatre presented by Dance On Productions in association with Linda Toliver and Gary Guidinger. Passions flare and cultures collide in the sultry streets of New Orleans beginning May 25, with performances continuing though July 7.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019
Lucy Kirkwood's explosive The Children begins as a caustic, bold comedy between a late-middle-aged couple (Hazel and Robin) and a friend (Rose) from many years ago who makes an unannounced visit to their seaside cottage on the east coast of England. The thin veneer of civility flakes away and the caustic nature of their relationships become apparent. What becomes apparent to the audience is that these three old friends have much more to discuss than just old times.