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Closing: November 17, 1985

Parish Hall at the Church of Heavenly Rest

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 6, 2022
Roundabout Theatre Company will present a special Benefit Concert Reading of The Pirates of Penzance, the Tony Award-winning musical adapted by Rupert Holmes, with music by Arthur Sullivan, libretto by W.S. Gilbert and direction by Scott Ellis. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced complete casting for the Special Benefit Concert Reading of The Pirates of Penzance. The concert will be taking place on Monday, October 17, 2022 at the American Airlines Theatre. 
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 28, 2022
The Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust will present the inaugural New York Jewish Book Festival this December featuring talks, panels, and author signings. The daylong event - on Sunday, December 11, 2022 beginning at 10:00 AM - will touch on themes of Jewish heritage including culture and history, modern life and literature, the Holocaust, food and cookbooks, and books for kids and families.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2021
The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust announces Boris Lurie: Nothing To Do But To Try, a first-of-its-kind exhibition on the 20th century artist and Holocaust survivor and the Museum's first contemporary art show, opening to the public on October 22, 2021. 
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 20, 2021
The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust announces Boris Lurie: Nothing To Do But To Try, a first-of-its-kind exhibition on the 20th century artist and Holocaust survivor and the Museum's first contemporary art show, opening to the public on October 22, 2021. 
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 15, 2022
City Springs Theatre Company kicks off the 2022-23 PNC Bank season with Anything Goes. Check out a first look in the video here!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2022
Retro Productions revival of Eric Overmyer’s play On the Verge (or the Geography of Yearning) opened at the Gene Frankel Theatre last week. Check out photos here!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2022
City Springs Theatre Company kicks off the 2022-23 PNC Bank season with Anything Goes. Directed and choregraphed by Sara Edwards, toe-tapping production of Cole Porter’s classic 1930s musical will be presented September 9-25, 2022 in the Byers Theatre at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs). 
by Team BWW - Sep 12, 2022
BroadwayWorld, the #1 online destination for Broadway, theatre and live entertainment news around the world, has announced the first round of plans to celebrate their 20th Anniversary on the Internet, including a refreshed website and a special concert featuring marquee talent.
by BWW Prompts - Oct 6, 2020
Which costume designer is creating a brand new wardrobe for our readers? Find out here!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2022
Performances of The 5th Avenue Theatre's original staging of The Wiz, the beloved reimagining of The Wizard of Oz that celebrates and centers Black joy, starts one month from today on Saturday, November 19, running through December 23, 2022.
by - Oct 11, 2022
Top stories include the full Broadway cast for & Juliet! Plus, check out opening night photos from Death of a Salesman, and more!
by Michael Major - Oct 10, 2022
Travis is joined by 2-time Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Judy Kaye (Phantom of the Opera, Ragtime, Mamma Mia!, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Diana – The Musical on Broadway and Netflix) to pay tribute to Stephen Sondheim and his musical connection with Judy Collins. Kaye has recorded both “Send in the Clowns” and “Anyone Can Whistle.’
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2021
Diana returns to Broadway and we've got all you need to know about the cast of the production. Learn more about them here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2022
J O B - A Simple Man, a one-person performance with accompaniment on oboe and accordion, is coming to the stage at Edmond J. Safra Hall at the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust for two performances only on June 1 and 2, 2022.
by Nicole Rosky - May 14, 2020
Need inspiration? The BroadwayWorld team has come together to help guide your musical quarantine journey. Today, we bring you just a few recommendations for: A performance that never gets old...
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2021
Jack Sippel (The Prom) and Brendon Stimson (Mean Girls), in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, have announced the new podcast AGAIN FROM THE TOP.  The new podcast explores the moment in performing arts professional’s careers that they found their stride.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2022
NYC based cabaret, concert and recording artist Travis Moser makes his City Winery New York debut with Someday Soon: The Songs of Judy Collins. Travis, along with musical director Drew Wutke, perform brand new arrangements of some of folk and pop icon Judy Collins’ most loved songs, such as “Someday Soon,” “Both Sides Now,” “Mountain Girl,” “Who Knows Where the Time Goes” and many more. 
by Alan Henry - Mar 17, 2022
BroadwayWorld has learned a new national tour of Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 The Musical will launch later this year. The production currently has confirmed dates through 2023. Get the scoop here! 
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 10, 2021
The 2021 George Street Playhouse streaming season kicks off February 23rd with the comedy BAD DATES by Theresa Rebeck, the most Broadway-produced female playwright of our time, starring Drama Desk winner Andréa Burns. The inaugural virtual production garnered unanimous rave reviews.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 1, 2022
Due to an enthusiastic response, the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust announces that Boris Lurie: Nothing To Do But To Try, a first-of-its-kind exhibition on the 20th century artist and Holocaust survivor and the Museum's first contemporary art show, will be extended until November 6, 2022. The exhibition originally was scheduled to close on April 29.
by Michael Dale - Jun 19, 2022
We're told that numbers don't lie, but when the numbers conflict with what we see in front of us, are they really telling the truth?
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022
On June 29, New York’s Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust will launch a new digital guide on Bloomberg Connects, the free arts and cultural app created by Bloomberg Philanthropies. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2022
The company's first project will be 'Brutal', a comedy short about a news anchor (Jackson) who acquires a leaked sex tape of a U.S. senator. The short is directed by Sam McConnell and written by Nicolas Citton. The cast also includes Matthew Morrison, Rachael Harris, Angelica Ross, and Johnny Sibilly.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2022
On Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 7:30 PM ET, the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust and The Braid will present 'I Want to Go Home: Stories from Writers in a Country at War,' a performance spotlighting ten new works by Ukrainian playwrights. Proceeds from the event will benefit HIAS's Ukraine crisis response efforts.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2020
There is nothing more invigorating than the beginning of a new production, and Lee Street theatre is extremely proud and working hard to bring back audiences with 9 to 5 the musical, based on the 20th Century film including songs and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 31, 2020
Savannah Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce their new Executive Artistic Team led by Executive Artistic Director, Ryan McCurdy and Managing Director, Jennifer Bishop.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 18, 2022
NYC based cabaret, concert and recording artist Travis Moser will make his City Winery New York debut with Someday Soon: The Songs of Judy Collins on August 22.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022
TexARTS Theatre presents The Full Monty the blue-collar musical that exposes the spirit and determination of six out-of-work steelworkers. Desperate for money and respect, they come up with a novel way to make a quick buck by starting a striptease act.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2023
DPAC has announced that one of the most anticipated community events of the year, Next Stop BROADWAY, will return July 17 – 21, 2023.
by Michael Major - Jan 30, 2022
Meet all of the Broadway actors in THE GILDED AGE! The new series features appearances by Audra McDonald, Denée Benton, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Kelli O'Hara, Carrie Coon, Claybourne Elder, Donna Murphy, Katie Finneran, Debra Monk, Taylor Richardson, Douglas Sills, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Patrick Page, Michael Cerveris, and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 28, 2022
The TexARTS Professional Series celebrates the extraordinary legacy of the late Stephen Sondheim with a reimagined version of his grisly 1979 masterpiece Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2021
Andréa Burns (IN THE HEIGHTS, ON YOUR FEET, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, THE FULL MONTY) and Maulik Pancholy (IT’S ONLY A PLAY, “30 Rock,” “Weeds”) will headline New Jersey's George Street Playhouse 2021 season, starring in two hilarious full-length comedies audiences can stream at home.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 26, 2023
The GRAMMY Award–winning Philadelphia Orchestra and Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin have announced a musical journey of discovery, beauty, and inspiration: the 2023–24 season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2021
Broadway’s Andréa Burns (On Your Feet; In the Heights) and television and film’s Maulik Pancholy (30 Rock; Weeds; Phineas and Ferb) will headline the start of George Street Playhouse’s newly announced 2021 season, starring in two hilarious full-length comedies audiences can stream at home. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 19, 2022
Suffolk Theater Presents A BROADWAY VALENTINE on Saturday, February 12.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jan 11, 2021
Today's episode features Grammy-nominated actor, singer, and songwriter Cheyenne Jackson. 'I feel such a nostalgia and home- New York is home and Broadway is my first love. When I talk to folks like you, it reminds me of why I got started in the first place and where it all began.' Listen as he chats about his upbringing, the show that inspired his love for the arts, his career on stage and screen, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 22, 2021
The play, which follows the single mother of a teen daughter as she goes in search of cute shoes, the perfect dress, and a romantic table for two at a great restaurant, will be available for viewing through March 14th.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2023
Cabaret, concert and recording artist Travis Moser has released his latest album, “Someday Soon: The Songs of Judy Collins,” with 2-time Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Judy Kaye.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 27, 2022
The 2023 Summer Festival of Fine Music 2023 - Romantic and Modern is the fifth festival of fine music presented by the Adelaide Hills Chamber Players. 
by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2021
The Music Man officially begins previews tonight on Broadway! Meet the cast bringing the iconic musical back to the stage!
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 8, 2022
Three intrepid Victorian women explorers travel through time in Retro Productions revival of Eric Overmyer's play On the Verge (or the Geography of Yearning).
by Bruce Apar - Aug 4, 2022
Creating an ambitious odyssey of time travel based on three short stories from Tom Hanks's collection 'Uncommon Type' sounds like an intriguing idea ... on paper. The challenge is how to transfer it effectively from page to stage. In its current form, it feels more like a workshop than a ready-for-prime-time production.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2021
American Dance Machine for the 21st Century has released its latest incredibly imaginative virtual video, “Moses Supposes” from the movie Singin’ In The Rain, performed by 8 terrific tap dancers around New York City.  
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 23, 2022
City Springs Theatre Company, Atlanta's home for professional musical theatre, kicks off the 2022-23 PNC Bank season with Anything Goes. Directed and choregraphed by Sara Edwards, toe-tapping production of Cole Porter's classic 1930s musical will be presented September 9-25, 2022 in the Byers Theatre at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs). 
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 17, 2022
NYC based cabaret, concert and recording artist Travis Moser makes his City Winery New York debut with Someday Soon: The Songs of Judy Collins. Travis, along with musical director Drew Wutke, perform brand new arrangements of some of folk and pop icon Judy Collins' most loved songs, such as 'Someday Soon,' 'Both Sides Now,' 'Mountain Girl,' 'Who Knows Where the Time Goes' and many more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 5, 2022
The Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust has announced its new core exhibition will open for previews on June 30, 2022. The Holocaust: What Hate Can Do will offer an expansive and timely presentation of Holocaust history told through personal stories, objects, photos, and film-many on view for the first time.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Apr 21, 2020
We've been compiling showcase videos from college seniors all around the country. Although their performances were cancelled, the show must go on-- virtually!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022
Barry Manilow has released a statement, sharing that due to testing positive for COVID-19, he will be unable to attend the opening night performance of his musical HARMONY. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022
Harmony: A New Musical, starring musical theatre icons Chip Zien (Into the Woods, Caroline, Or Change) and Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid, The Phantom of the Opera), opens this Wednesday night to a sold-out crowd at National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene.

On the 20th Century Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has On the 20th Century been nominated for?
Outstanding Costume Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Florence Klotz and Costume Design (The Hewes Awards) for Theoni V. Aldredge.

What awards has On the 20th Century won?
Outstanding Costume Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Florence Klotz and Costume Design (The Hewes Awards) for Theoni V. Aldredge.

What productions of On the 20th Century have there been?
On the 20th Century has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1985.