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48th Street Theatre

(New York, NY)
157 W. 48th St.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015
LAUGH IT UP, STARE IT DOWN, a new play written by Alan Hruska (The Man on Her Mind, New House under Construction, Reunion), is directed by Chris Eigeman (known as a filmmaker for Turn The River and as an actor for roles in television's Gilmore Girls and the films Metropolitan, Barcelona, and The Last Days of Disco), and premieres at The Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) tonight, September 9th, 2015.
by Empty Space - Sep 8, 2015
BroadwayWorld is excited to exclusively bring you our newest, and first webseries that takes place in an actual theatre- Empty Space. Empty Space is a love-letter to live theater, a nine-episode comedy that explores and glorifies the world of diehard thespians, those hardcore beasts of the theater who soldier on against the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune because, after all, the show must go on.
by Empty Space - Sep 4, 2015
BroadwayWorld is excited to exclusively bring you our newest, and first webseries that takes place in an actual theatre- Empty Space. Empty Space is a love-letter to live theater, a nine-episode comedy that explores and glorifies the world of diehard thespians, those hardcore beasts of the theater who soldier on against the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune because, after all, the show must go on.
by Empty Space - Sep 15, 2015
BroadwayWorld is excited to exclusively bring you our newest, and first webseries that takes place in an actual theatre- Empty Space. Empty Space is a love-letter to live theater, a nine-episode comedy that explores and glorifies the world of diehard thespians, those hardcore beasts of the theater who soldier on against the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune because, after all, the show must go on.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018
William Shakespeare's Hamlet will be performed by the renowned five-member British touring group, Actors From The London Stage (AFTLS), September 12, 13, and 14, 2018 at Notre Dame's Washington Hall.
by Empty Space - Sep 11, 2015
BroadwayWorld is excited to exclusively bring you our newest, and first webseries that takes place in an actual theatre- Empty Space. Empty Space is a love-letter to live theater, a nine-episode comedy that explores and glorifies the world of diehard thespians, those hardcore beasts of the theater who soldier on against the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune because, after all, the show must go on.
by Linda Lenzi - Sep 10, 2015
LAUGH IT UP, STARE IT DOWN, a new play written by Alan Hruska (The Man on Her Mind, New House under Construction, Reunion), is directed by Chris Eigeman (known as a filmmaker for Turn The River and as an actor for roles in television's Gilmore Girls and the films Metropolitan, Barcelona, and The Last Days of Disco), and premiered at The Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) last night, September 9th, 2015.
by Empty Space - Sep 1, 2015
BroadwayWorld is excited to exclusively bring you our newest, and first webseries that takes place in an actual theatre- Empty Space. Empty Space is a love-letter to live theater, a nine-episode comedy that explores and glorifies the world of diehard thespians, those hardcore beasts of the theater who soldier on against the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune because, after all, the show must go on.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015
Laugh it Up, Stare it Down, a new play written by Alan Hruska(The Man on Her Mind, New House under Construction, Reunion) and directed by Chris Eigeman(known as a filmmaker for Turn The River and as an actor for roles in television's Gilmore Girls and the films Metropolitan, Barcelona, and The Last Days of Disco), premiere sat The Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street). The production began its limited engagement on August 26th with opening night set for September 9th.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015
Laugh It Up, Stare It Down, a new play written by Alan Hruska and directed by Chris Eigeman, will conclude its limited engagement on Oct. 10, BroadwayWorld has confirmed. The production began it's limited engagement on August 26th with opening night held September 9th.
by Bobby Patrick - Oct 26, 2019
Current reigning National Miss Comedy Queen, Tina Burner, in association with Club Cumming, present a one-of-a-kind musical take on everybody's favorite Halloween Classic: Hocus Pocus for 5 performances.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016
The launch of Playwrights Welcome, a new program developed for Dramatists Guild of America members by Samuel French along with Dramatists Play Service, Dramatic Publishing, Music Theatre International, Playscripts, The Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization and participating theaters, was announced today.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017
The producers of IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS have announced full casting for the North American Tour of IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS.
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017
The Lyric Stage Company of Boston announces the final two plays to complete the 2017-18 Season, Spiro Veloudos' 20th Season as Producing Artistic Director.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019
Ruckus Rockwell and The Unknown Artists have announced their world premiere production of Wigfield at the 2019 Hollywood Fringe Festival in June. The new comedy will play nine performances at the Hudson Backstage Theatre Sunday 6/9 at 7pm; Friday 6/21 at 8:30pm; Saturday 6/22 at 2pm & 6:30pm; Sunday 6/23 at 2pm; Friday 6/28 at 8:30pm; Saturday 6/29 at 2pm & 6:30pm; Sunday 6/30 at 2pm. Running time will be 75 minutes.
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2019
Today, D23, the official Disney fan club, has announced the eleven recipients for the 2019 Disney Legends Award. This year's recipients are Bette Midler, Wing Chao, Robert Downey Jr., Jon Favreau, James Earl Jones, Kenny Ortega, Barnette Ricci, Robin Roberts, Diane Sawyer, Ming-Na Wen, and Hans Zimmer. 
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
Oracles & Miracles, written by Norelle Scott, based on the best-selling novel by Stevan Eldred-Grigg, will make its North American debut at the Hollywood Fringe Festival in June.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017
The Lyric Stage Company of Boston announces 5 of 7 plays for its 2017-18 Season, Spiro Veloudos's 20th Season as Producing Artistic Director.   
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020
A director's debut, a cast disrupted by the pandemic, Zoom rehearsals to keep the play alive, a change of venue, the need to completely reblock and redesign the play, delays as they waited for restrictions to allow performance...
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020
Join Upstart Crows of Santa Fe for a socially-distanced, small-audience, outdoor production of Shakespeare's tragedy, Macbeth, performed by 14 masked actors ages 11 - 19 under the direction of Liam Mitchell at UU Santa Fe's beautiful courtyard in Santa Fe.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018
TDF, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to bringing the power of the performing arts to everyone, has been serving the performing arts community in New York City and beyond for 50 years. TDF opened its doors in June of 1968 and has since accomplished its mission of sustaining live theatre and dance by engaging and cultivating a broad and diverse audience and eliminating barriers to attendance. Through a variety of program and initiatives TDF expands audiences, cultivates communities and supports the theatre makers. TDF will launch its 50th Anniversary year at its June 18 gala at Gotham Hall honoring Tony Kushner and presenting its first Founders Award to James Lapine.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018
Rec Room Arts launches into their third year with a powerhouse of a season that boldly tackles several of America's most divisive issues: guns, education, and race. The lineup, consisting exclusively of regional premieres and world premiere adaptations, includes a regional premiere of EXIT STRATEGY by Ike Holter, award-winning playwright of last year's hit play SENDER; a remount of Houston's newest, immersive holiday tradition, HANSEL AND GRETEL; a regional premiere of ON THE EXHALE by Martin Zimmerman; a regional premiere of THE ROYALE by Marco Ramirez; and a world premiere adaptation of Georg Buchner's groundbreaking 19th century play, WOYZECK.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018
On his continuing journey through the works of Stephen Sondheim, director Spiro Veloudos brings us Sondheim's latest work, Road Show, the true boom-and-bust story of two of the most colorful and outrageous fortune-seekers in American history. From the Alaskan Gold Rush to the Florida real estate boom in the 1930s, entrepreneur Addison Mizner and his fast-talking brother Wilson were proof positive that the road to the American Dream is often a seductive, treacherous tightrope walk.
by Herbert Paine - Jan 24, 2017
William Wilson delivers an electrifying portrayal of the aggrieved prince that gives depth, weight and nuance to Southwest Shakespeare Company's extraordinary production of HAMLET, directed by David Barker.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2021
The Dramatists Guild's Institute for Field Learning has announced a National Teach-In for Art and Healing on Friday, February 26 to Sunday, February 28. Designed to help theatre professionals of all disciplines keep their artistic spirits kindled during this long, difficult winter lockdown, workshops will cover writing, solo performance and more.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) announces the return of SMoCA Lounge with a roster of stand-up programming giving the lively community space a comic twist. It's still about language, but this time, guests will be laughing and crying at the funny and excruciating moments of our human existence.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
Fewer Shakespearean characters have caused as much uncertainty as Hamlet's mother, Gertrude: a side-lined female in a canonical story; a shadowy icon of mid-life sexuality; a fearless woman whose power was consistently undermined by the men around her. 400 years since Hamlet was written, storyteller and Shakespeare's Globe consultant Debs Newbold imagines what her story would have been and asks what a?" if anything a?" has changed since her creation.
by Aaron Wallace - Dec 19, 2018
Certainly, if you're looking for a festive night on the town with your family this holiday week, WHITE CHRISTMAS at Dr. Phillips Center is your ticket. There's something quaint about heading downtown for some simple entertainment to ring in the holiday. And to this production's credit, the set design is (for the most part) vivid, detailed, and impressive. Ditto the costuming, a distinctly 2000s interpretation of the 1940s and '50s. The grand finale is stunning in both respects...
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017
On his continuing journey through the works of Stephen Sondheim, director Spiro Veloudos brings us Sondheim's latest work,Road Show, the true boom-and-bust story of two of the most colorful and outrageous fortune-seekers in American history. From the Alaskan Gold Rush to the Florida real estate boom in the 1930s, entrepreneur Addison Mizner and his fast-talking brother Wilson were proof positive that the road to the American Dream is often a seductive, treacherous tightrope walk.
by Empty Space - Aug 8, 2015
BroadwayWorld is excited to exclusively bring you our newest, and first webseries that takes place in an actual theatre- Empty Space. Empty Space is a love-letter to live theater, a nine-episode comedy that explores and glorifies the world of diehard thespians, those hardcore beasts of the theater who soldier on against the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune because, after all, the show must go on. To launch the series, for the first time ever, BroadwayWorld is inviting you to watch the whole season binge-style. Below you can check out Episodes 1-9 (written and directed by Devon Armstrong, Twitter: @armstrongactual) at your own leisure.
by Empty Space - Aug 5, 2015
In Episode 2: In search of a new Mercutio, Joanne drags Ian to a low-rent production of Shakespeare-in-the-parking-lot, where guerilla-theater denizens Jack and Orson struggle to save their sets from being turned into makeshift housing by the local crackheads. Written and Directed by Devon Armstrong (Twitter: @armstrongactual ).
by Empty Space - Aug 5, 2015
In Episode 3: As the new Mercutio, Orson realizes he's bitten off more than he can chew, finding himself both tormented by Ian and dragged into the middle of the cast/crew feud. But could a surprise meeting with Martina, the resident costume designer, turn a bud of love to a beauteous flower? Written and Directed by Devon Armstrong (Twitter: @armstrongactual ).
by Empty Space - Aug 5, 2015
In Episode 4: On a vengeful rampage, Kira returns fire on Bashkim for his psychological sabotage, and asserts dominance over Martina for messing with her new plaything, Orson. Written and Directed by Devon Armstrong (Twitter: @armstrongactual ).
by Empty Space - Aug 5, 2015
In Episode 5: Martina and Orson have a confrontation with an unexpected ending. Preview night ends with a bang as Bashkim exacts revenge on Kira-did he and the crew finally go to far? Ian is apoplectic. Written and Directed by Devon Armstrong (Twitter: @armstrongactual ).
by Empty Space - Aug 5, 2015
In Episode 6: The feud reaches a fever pitch outside the elephant doors. As Ian reaches the end of his rope, Bashkim, Milan and Orson find themselves tossed out in the street. They seek out Jack, who has made an inauspicious business decision that lands the trio in some hot…ash. Written and Directed by Devon Armstrong (Twitter: @armstrongactual ).
by Empty Space - Aug 5, 2015
In Episode 7: Kira struggles with the arrogant and talentless son of a board member, who has replaced Milan as Romeo. Martina and Joanne realize that Ian is in denial about the fact that the upcoming production is shaping up to be a catasrophe…Oh, and some Albanians with a blood feud are trying to track down Bashkim. Written and Directed by Devon Armstrong (Twitter: @armstrongactual ).
by Empty Space - Aug 5, 2015
In Episode 8: It's opening night! And everything is teetering on disaster. But Joanne has a plan to oust Ian's second-rate replacements and restore Milan, Ian and Bashkim to their rightful places. But Ian won't be made a fool of, especially now that the head of the theater's board, Carlylsle, is breathing down his neck. Written and Directed by Devon Armstrong (Twitter: @armstrongactual ).
by Empty Space - Aug 5, 2015
In Episode 9: Orson, Milan, Bashkim and Joanne, stage an all-out coup. But Ian isn't going down without a fight. Literally.Written and Directed by Devon Armstrong (Twitter: @armstrongactual ).
by Empty Space - Aug 28, 2015
BroadwayWorld is excited to exclusively bring you our newest, and first webseries that takes place in an actual theatre- Empty Space. Empty Space is a love-letter to live theater, a nine-episode comedy that explores and glorifies the world of diehard thespians, those hardcore beasts of the theater who soldier on against the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune because, after all, the show must go on.
by Empty Space - Aug 25, 2015
BroadwayWorld is excited to exclusively bring you our newest, and first webseries that takes place in an actual theatre- Empty Space. Empty Space is a love-letter to live theater, a nine-episode comedy that explores and glorifies the world of diehard thespians, those hardcore beasts of the theater who soldier on against the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune because, after all, the show must go on.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018
William Shakespeare's Hamlet will be performed by the renowned five-member British touring group, Actors From The London Stage (AFTLS), September 12, 13, and 14, 2018 at Notre Dame's Washington Hall.
by Empty Space - Aug 21, 2015
BroadwayWorld is excited to exclusively bring you our newest, and first webseries that takes place in an actual theatre- Empty Space. Empty Space is a love-letter to live theater, a nine-episode comedy that explores and glorifies the world of diehard thespians, those hardcore beasts of the theater who soldier on against the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune because, after all, the show must go on.
by Empty Space - Aug 18, 2015
BroadwayWorld is excited to exclusively bring you our newest, and first webseries that takes place in an actual theatre- Empty Space. Empty Space is a love-letter to live theater, a nine-episode comedy that explores and glorifies the world of diehard thespians, those hardcore beasts of the theater who soldier on against the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune because, after all, the show must go on.
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 18, 2015
Full casting has been announced for Laugh It Up, Stare It Down, a new play written by Alan Hruska (The Man on Her Mind, New House under Construction, Reunion) and directed by Chris Eigeman (known as a filmmaker for Turn The River and as an actor for roles in television's Gilmore Girls and the films Metropolitan, Barcelona, and The Last Days of Disco). Laugh It Up, Stare It Down will premiere at The Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) beginning a limited engagement on August 26th with opening night set for September 9th.
by Empty Space - Aug 16, 2015
BroadwayWorld is excited to exclusively bring you our newest, and first webseries that takes place in an actual theatre- Empty Space. Empty Space is a love-letter to live theater, a nine-episode comedy that explores and glorifies the world of diehard thespians, those hardcore beasts of the theater who soldier on against the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune because, after all, the show must go on.
by - Aug 16, 2015
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by Empty Space - Aug 13, 2015
BroadwayWorld is excited to exclusively bring you our newest, and first webseries that takes place in an actual theatre- Empty Space. Empty Space is a love-letter to live theater, a nine-episode comedy that explores and glorifies the world of diehard thespians, those hardcore beasts of the theater who soldier on against the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune because, after all, the show must go on.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016
The upcoming Broadway revival of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's dark comedy The Front Page has welcomed another stage vet to the fold.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019
A cast member of NEXT TO NORMAL - a brand new Musical Stage Company production of the Tony and Pulitzer award-winning musical presented by David Mirvish as part of the Off-Mirvish season - has suddenly taken ill forcing the cancellation of the first three scheduled performances on Friday April 26, 8 PM, Saturday April 27, 8 PM and Sunday April 28, 2 PM at the CAA Theatre. The first performance will now take place on Tuesday April 30, 8 PM. The remainder of the show's run remains unchanged: the show will play until May 19, 2019 as scheduled.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2017
The revival of Hello, Dolly opens tonight on Broadway, starring Bette Midler and featuring a star-studded cast. The Broadway revival of Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman's masterpiece Hello, Dolly! is directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks and choreographed by Tony Award winner Warren Carlyle. Get to know the cast before they take their opening bows!