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On the Spot - 1930 - Broadway


Forrest Theatre

(New York, NY)
230 W. 49th St.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2021
OFF the TOP! with JASON KRAVITS, the solo, completely improvised musical, comes back (to back) to Birdland Theater on September 17th and 18th at 8:30 pm.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2021
To celebrate its reopening on Broadway next month, the acclaimed director of Freestyle Love Supreme joins one if it's first company members to talk about all things past, present and future for their show, and for FLS Academy.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 27, 2021
Improv is back, and more vaccinated than ever! Join the troupe live at the Conejo Players Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2021
The Jesters Youth Company is The Court Theatre’s new youth initiative. Launched at the beginning of 2021, the programme is led by Court Jester, Millie Hanford, as their lead tutor.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2021
Following a summer filled with hilarious improv and podcast episodes for kids the Story Pirates announce the second annual After School edition of their popular Creator Camp. Registration begins this week for the weekly virtual camps led by Story Pirates teaching artists.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2021
Internationally acclaimed pianist and singer Dominic Ferris returns to Crazy Coqs in London with his solo show: ME AND MY PIANO on Wednesday 10 November 2021 at 7pm. Dominic will be welcoming two brand new guest artistes: Joanna Forest and Robert Levey. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 20, 2021
What makes his latest recording, 'Collaborative Composition: Created in the Moment,' perhaps even more extraordinary is that each of the eleven tracks showcases Goldstein engaging in a spontaneous dialogue with a second musician, the two trading ideas to produce structurally and emotionally compelling works of art.
by Bobby Patrick - Sep 17, 2021
Not to sell him short on his verbal funniness, as Tom’s spoken comedy keeps everything moving at a hilarious clip between the funny songs.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 16, 2021
Returning to his Manhattan nightclub home, the industrious Well-Strung violinist premieres his second solo in two years.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021
The Showstoppers are returning to the West End's Lyric Theatre on Monday 15 November for five months of monthly shows. Prior to this move they have two previously annouced West End shows at the Garrick Theatre on Monday 27 September and Monday 11 October.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021
OFF the TOP! has added 4 special guests to the line-up. Friday, Sept 17th the show welcomes TARIK DAVIS (The Amber Ruffin Show, Freestyle Love Supreme on Broadway) and Jimmy O'Connell (the Jimmy O'Connell sextet). On Saturday, Sept 18th, Angel Desai (NCIS: New Orleans, Blue Bloods) and world-renowned recording artist, Nellie McKay (Threepenny Opera, Old Hats) join the bill.
by Bobby Patrick - Sep 12, 2021
All in all my darlings, Chloe Perrier is a real Zis & Zat French singer whose lovely voice and consummate musicianship will make lovers of the language out of anyone, especially if smooth, sexy jazz is your jam…
by Stephi Wild - Oct 6, 2021
Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) announced that it will revive The Loading Dock, its backstage 'venue within a venue' showcasing new music and comedy on Long Island. The venue serves select beer, wine, and snacks.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2021
Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this November with a full slate of nightly performances!  At Birdland Jazz Club, catch Bill Charlap Duets with Houston Person, Jon Faddis, Chris Potter and Ron Carter, Peter Cincotti, Jihye Lee Big Band, The Hot Sardines, and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 11, 2021
After a sold-out run in September, the award-winning, internationally acclaimed, completely improvised night of music and comedy returns to Birdland - this time upstairs! - for a rare Monday night performance.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 1, 2021
The Flynn has announced its 2021-2022 Broadway season, which welcomes fan-favorite blockbusters, side-splitting improv theater, and shows that appeal to the whole family. The season gets started with the much-anticipated return of the annual showcase Burlington Does Broadway on December 31.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2021
Learn more about all of the adult and children's summer education classes, and how to enroll here!
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 7, 2021
The West Bank Cafe continues to bring interesting, diverse, and entertaining nightclub entertainers in to perform for their patrons, and Sunday night was an evening of variety... in fact, it was like two Variety TV Shows back to back.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2021
It's been a quiet year at The Contemporary Theater Company, but this summer that is all going to change. With shows up to six nights a week on their outdoor patio, The Contemporary Theater Company is living up to their motto of “here to play.”
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2021
Hosted on the historic Coaling Jetty on the River Thames in front of the Grade II* listed Battersea Power Station, London's only open-air cinema and theatre experience will feature special theatre and comedy performances from The Turbine Theatre and film screenings from The Cinema in The Arches, formerly known as Archlight Cinema.
by BWW Staff - Jun 29, 2021
John McGrath is Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Manchester International Festival [MIF], a worldclass celebration of original work that had marked seven festivals prior to the imminent 2021 cultural celebration that starts July 1. Unfolding over 18 days both indoors and outdoors, both in three dimensions and online, MIF21 wasn't about to let a pandemic stand in the way of its pioneering vision, as McGrath himself explains below. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2021
The full line-up of arts and cultural events has been revealed for Hope Mill Theatre’s three-week festival, HOPE FEST, which runs in Ancoats, Manchester from 16th July – 8th August. The festival will take place inside a large theatre tent which will accommodate 250 capacity, based beside New Islington Tram Station.
by Andrea Stephenson - Jun 26, 2021
Throughout the performance, the cast brings out the complex relationship between people and technology—our dependence on it, our frustrations with it, and our need to sometimes separate ourselves from it. This family friendly show will have audiences laughing out-loud in their own living rooms.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2021
Crossroads Comedy Theater, home to some of Philadelphia's most recognized comedy shows and programs, is returning to the stage this July with a series of live, in-person performances and education classes. 
by Ricky Pope - Jun 14, 2021
Thanks to the successful vaccines and the re-opening of clubs and cabaret rooms, we are starting to see a slow return to the normality of gathering to hear the work of fellow artists. I was privileged to be at such a gathering this afternoon when I attended the PANGEA SUNDAY OPEN MIC & JAZZ BRUNCH. Jazz Brunch was created before the pandemic by multi-award-winning cabaret artist, Sue Matsuki and her awesome musical director and composer, Gregory Toroian. And it is back with a bang, playing to a sold-out house.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 11, 2021
After making a splashy smash with her Whitney Houston tribute show, Nicole Henry returns to the scene of the shine with a new nightclub act appropriately titled FEELING GOOD. Because she is.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 8, 2021
Jordan Lehning is the son of legendary country music producer Kyle Lehning (Randy Travis, George Jones, Waylon Jennings), and a celebrated producer and composer in his own right.
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 7, 2021
Fifteen months off of the stage certainly hasn't diminished their light, their talent, or their on stage instincts. Ms. Mosher and Mr. Caruso are back, they're in fine form, and they are rarin' to go.
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 6, 2021
Rogue Theater Festival is back this year to make a wave with brand new works and playwrights! After the success of their hybrid festival last year, Rogue is excited to dive in head first and give three times as many talented writers the opportunity to showcase their work! Check out the interview below (with founder Allison Hohman, plus three playwrights) for a sneak peek!
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 29, 2021
Bridge, a nonprofit collective of interdisciplinary artists that publishes the Bridge Journal, is launching a major initiative to give voice to communities that often go unheard.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2021
Le Festival d'Avignon, l'INSEAC et Avignon Université mènent des études de public qui donnent l'occasion de poursuivre le dialogue avec l’ensemble des spectateurs et de dresser une première photographie des mois passés.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 28, 2021
Holmdel Theatre Company has announced tickets are now on sale for the next installment of their 2021 Broadway At the Barn series with CHRISTINA BIANCO: Me, Myself, and Everyone Else on Saturday, September 18 at 8 PM ET.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2021
Paula Poundstone, whose razor-sharp improv skills have delighted comedy audiences for nearly 40 years, brings her acclaimed one-woman show to the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts on October 21.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2021
The season includes Well Made @ The Playground – a mini-season of new theatre, opera, and contemporary dance from developing artists – and Ida Rubinstein: The Final Act, a play with music and dance that chronicles the untold story of dance’s Forgotten Diva. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 26, 2021
American Stage Improv  is ready to LOL together again at the theatre! Imagine it: a group of humans laughing at a group of humans, who are laughing!
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 21, 2021
The Jesters Youth Company is The Court Theatre's new youth initiative. Launched at the beginning of 2021, the programme is led by Court Jester, Millie Hanford, as their lead tutor.
by TV News Desk - Jul 13, 2021
Today, The Coda Collection is also debuting ‘Six Quick Ones’, a complimentary piece featuring six mini-documentaries which offer an extended profile of each band member and further explore the group’s unique musical chemistry. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2021
Manchester International Festival (MIF), returns with a vibrant programme of original new work from across the spectrum of visual and performing arts and music by artists from over 20 countries.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 9, 2021
Crossroads Comedy Theater, home to some of Philadelphia's most recognized comedy shows and programs, is coming to the 25th Annual Philadelphia Fringe Festival with their first ever 'Comedy Hub.'
by Stephen Mosher - Aug 6, 2021
Pangea is the place to be on Monday nights, whether you are singing or just listening and enjoying a glass of wine.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 5, 2021
The track features Half White Full Black, wordsbyjuni, Edwin Raphael, Claire Ridgely, it’s matt (Fleece), Pops & Poolboy (Clay & Friends), Oscar Louis, and Fox Graham.
by Jake La Jeunesse - Aug 4, 2021
hlt studio offers a dramatized memoir of an advice columnist, who forges a connection of love, support, acceptance and forgiveness with hundreds of strangers by offering them advice from her own personal experience, opening up about her mistakes and flaws. A powerful performance available only for a short time!
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 26, 2021
After sorely disappointing all of her hypothetical fans across the pond in August 2020, Las Vegas's most outrageous unknown lounge singer, Trudy Carmichael finally gets her chance to entertain audiences everywhere for this year's (Virtual) Edinburgh Festival Fringe in her completely improvised cabaret, Trudy Carmichael Presents The Improvised One-Woman Show!
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 25, 2021
Zephyr, an experimental dance company that pushes the art form's boundaries, and its space SITE/less, which aims to rethink the connection between movement and architecture and deepen the relationship between the viewer and the venue beyond the typical model, returns to live performance this fall.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 19, 2021
BIRDLAND THEATER will present “The Lineup” with Susie Mosher – the wild, anything-goes variety show featuring entertainers from the Broadway, cabaret and comedy scenes – every Tuesday evening at 8:30 PM.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 18, 2021
This Labor Day, you can get those laughs at The Contemporary Theater Company's 1st Annual Ocean State Black and Funny Improv Festival. The festival runs September 2-5 on their riverfront performance patio in Downtown Wakefield.
by Student Blogger: Emily Brooks - Aug 12, 2021
Several years ago, Dance Lab New York pioneered its Broadway Choreography Intensive – a unique intensive for early-career choreographers to train specifically in theatrical choreography. As longtime fan of DLNY, I was thrilled to be accepted into the intensive myself, and I’m excited to take you into the studio with me.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 12, 2021
The footage was filmed at the band's HQ — The Hangar in Orlando. It was shot by director John Deeb. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 12, 2021
BIRDLAND THEATER will present Eric Comstock in his new fall residency for four Saturdays in September: September 4, 11, 18 and 25, at 5:00 PM.  There is a $30 music charge. Birdland is located at 315 West 44th Street in New York.