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Brooks Atkinson Theatre (New York, NY)
256 W. 47th St.

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Based on Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare


TCG Publishes Stephen Karam's Play SPEECH & DEBATE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of Speech & Debate by Stephen Karam. (more...)

10 NFL Players to Join Carrie Underwood in OH, SUNDAY NIGHT NFL Football Pre-Show
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

10 NFL players will join seven-time Grammy Award-winner and multi-platinum superstar artist Carrie Underwood for her performance of “Oh, Sunday Night,” the opening theme for primetime television's No. 1 program, NBC's Sunday Night Football. (more...)

Photo Flash: HAMILTON's Daniel J. Watts Brings THE JAM: ONLY CHILD to Webster Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Featuring DJ Duggz (aka Preston Dugger III), this edition of THE JAM explored the life of an only child working to connect with the world. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

OSF's Summer Festival Noons Series to Continue Through Labor Day Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has unveiled its August/early September Summer Festival Noons schedule, which features a wide variety of opportunities to engage on a deeper level with the OSF company and the works on its stages, six days a week. (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Peter Sinn Nachtrieb Talks BOOM At Theatre503
by Cindy Marcolina - Jul 31, 2017

San Francisco-born Peter Sinn Nachtrieb's hit doomsday comedy Boom, about a biology lab meet-cute with major evolutionary consequences, premiered at the Ars Nova Theatre in New York in 2008. This August, it comes to Theatre503. (more...)

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME to Arrive at the Ahmanson Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Presented by Center Theatre Group, The National Theatre production of 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' will begin performances at the Ahmanson Theatre on August 2 with the opening set for August 3. The Tony Award-winning new play by Simon Stephens is adapted from Mark Haddon's best-selling novel and directed by Tony winner Marianne Elliott ('War Horse'). Performances will continue through September 10, 2017. (more...)

Founders Metropolitan Community Church to Host Staged Reading of BITS OF PARADISE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

'The work of the Crusaders, although obscure and unknown, was a means by which young people in confinement were able to prove that no physical boundaries could stop them from transcending beyond the barbed wire.'--Yuri Kochiyama (aka Mary Nakahara) (more...)

The Riant Theatre Announces Finalists for 2017 Strawberry One-Act Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

The Riant Theatre's 30th Annual Strawberry One-Act Festival has announced the finalists of the 2017 summer one-act play competition. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: BROADWAY BARTENDER Pours a Drink with the Cast of GROUNDHOG DAY!
by Broadway Bartender - Jul 27, 2017

In this episode of Broadway Bartender, host Anthony Caporale welcomes Michael Fatica, Travis Waldschmidt, and Vishal Vaidya from the musical GROUNDHOG DAY to the bar! (more...)

Citizens Theatre to Offer First 50p Ticket Sale of 2017 for 'ORESTEIA'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

On Saturday 12 August at 10am, 100 bargain tickets go on sale at the Citizens Theatre for the first show of the Autumn 2017 season - the epic theatrical event, Oresteia: This Restless House. (more...)

BWW TV: Tomorrow on Broadway Bartender... Special Guest Max Chernin!
by Broadway Bartender - Aug 9, 2017

In this week's episode of Broadway Bartender, host Anthony Caporale welcomes special guest Max Chernin (Sunday in the Park with George/Bright Star). Check back tomorrow to watch the full episode! (more...)

The Fountain Theatre Presents Mother-Daughter Tale RUNAWAY HOME
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Sometimes what you're searching for is right where you started. The Fountain Theatre presents a powerful, funny and deeply moving mother-daughter story byJeremy J. Kamps. Multiple award-winning Shirley Jo Finneyreturns to the Fountain to direct the world premiere of Runaway Home for a Sept. 16 opening. (more...)

Theatre For A New Audience Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

On the heels of winning its second Ross Wetzsteon Award for Sustained Excellence at the 2017 OBIE Awards, Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) have just announced its 2017-18 season. (more...)

Kronborg Returns – Concert Performance Announced at Confederation Centre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Kronborg is coming home. After a sold-out performance at Indian River in July, Confederation Centre is pleased to announce an encore concert performance of Kronborg 1582 - coming home to the Centre for one night only. The rock opera starring P.E.I.'s Aaron Hastelow as Hamlet will be presented on September 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Homburg Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Director, Timothy Storey of THE MOUSETRAP at DreamWrights
by Rich Mehrenberg - Aug 7, 2017

It's a classic murder-mystery with a little bit of a twist. Christie has written this show in such a superb way as to cast shadows of doubt on each and every character along the way (more...)

BWW Interview: ARTHOUSE's Sara Fitzpatrick Sounds Off on the Digital Media Landscape
by Robert Diamond - Aug 7, 2017

As part of the kick-off of BroadwayWorld's new Industry Section, we talked to Sara Fitzpatrick, CEO of ARTHOUSE. With a career that's spanned multiple larger agencies including Situation Interactive and SpotCo, she now runs her own boutique agency that specializes in all things digital marketing. We sat down with her in late July to get her take on the current state of the market & more... (more...)

Noah Gundersen Debuts 'The Sound' Music Video On Earmilk
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

On the cusp of releasing his third studio LP White Noise, NOAH GUNDERSEN is debuting the official music video for “The Sound” through Earmilk. The first single off White Noise, 'The Sound' is available as an immediate download when you pre-order the album (more...)

brooklynONE Brings Back Brooklyn Shakespeare Festival with MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

brooklynONE productions (bkONE) present William Shakespeare's Measure for Measure. Celebrating its 5th year, brooklynONE productions brings back its annual Brooklyn Shakespeare Festival. (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Neil LaBute Talks Latest Film SOME FREAKS: 'It's a Pretty Unconventional Romance'
by Leigh Scheps - Aug 4, 2017

It's a story about a plus-sized girl, a one-eyed guy and a closeted gay teen. Some describe it as 'John Hughes-esque.' But Molly Ringwald isn't in this modern day ugly duckling love affair. (more...)

HIPSTER SWEATSHOP Takes Rockwell Table & Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Alice Lee (Gap Year; Heathers: The Musical) and Zach Villa (Honeyglue; NCIS: LA; rock band Rebel and a Basketcase, For The Record, Dear John Hughes & Baz) are set to star in hyper-styled new musical, HIPSTER SWEATSHOP. Lee and Villa play twenty-somethings from opposite sides of the track who meet and fall in love in 'Downtown LA's hottest jewelry boutique.' (more...)

BWW Review: DIE FLEDERMAUS at Santa Fe Opera
by Maria Nockin - Aug 3, 2017

On August 1, 2017, Santa Fe Opera presented Johann Strauss II's operetta, DIE FLEDERMAUS (THE BAT). The original German libretto was by Carl Haffner and Richard Genée. The audience heard it sung in an English translation by Ruth and Thomas Martin with dialogue adapted by Charles Ludlam from W. S. Gilbert's play ON BAIL. Gilbert based his play on a work by Meilhac and Halévy. (more...)

Broadway Vet Robert LuPone Stars in THE VIOLIN at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to welcome the world premiere of THE VIOLIN, written by Dan McCormick and directed by Joseph Discher. Produced by The Directors Company in association with ShadowCatcher Entertainment, THE VIOLIN begins performances on Thursday, September 7 for a limited engagement through Saturday, October 14. Press Opening is Tuesday, September 19 at 7 PM. (more...)

Ken Ludwig's 'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS To Play Chicago In November
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Broadway In Chicago and Emerald City Theatre are delighted to announce that the Chicago premiere of KEN LUDWIG'S 'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS will play Broadway In Chicago's Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut) for an engagement that runs November 12 through December 31, 2017. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: BROADWAY BARTENDER Raises a Glass with Caleb Damschroder!
by Broadway Bartender - Aug 3, 2017

In this episode of Broadway Bartender, host Anthony Caporale welcomes Caleb Damschroder, who chats about his new americana-folk musical Devil's Kin! Click here to watch past episodes and don't for get to tune in next Thursday to catch the next installment! (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast and Creative Team for Hansol Jung's WILD GOOSE DREAMS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of Wild Goose Dreams, by Hansol Jung, directed by Leigh Silverman, running September 5 - October 1 (press opening: Sunday, September 10) in the Mandell Weiss Forum. (more...)

Shakespeare, Musicals, Premieres and More to Explore Free Will at Stratford Festival in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

For the Stratford Festival's 2018 season, Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino has chosen 12 productions that explore the theme of Free Will. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for PRISM, Starring Robert Lindsay, at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Terry Johnson's delightfully witty and poignant new play Prism, based on the extraordinary life of double Oscar-winning cinematic master Jack Cardiff. (more...)

Justin Moore's 'Somebody Else Will' Takes No. 1 Spot
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Justin Moore is on a hot streak with a lucky seventh career No. 1 hit as “Somebody Else Will” rolls into the top spot on Mediabase and Billboard Country Airplays Charts this week. (more...)

2017-2018 Season Highlights Announced for Boosey & Hawkes Composers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

This season ushers in a host of premieres by Boosey & Hawkes composers, including John Adams's new opera Girls of the Golden West in San Francisco, Sebastian Currier's RE-FORMATION in Minneapolis, Christopher Rouse's Berceuse Infinie in Baltimore, and a new orchestral work by Sean Shepherd in Boston. (more...)

Lattice Domain Turns Times Square Psychedelic
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

In partnership with Upfor Gallery, Times Square Arts presents artist MSHR's Convolution Weave~Lattice Domain on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in August. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. MSHR's work is also currently featured in the Past Skin exhibition at MoMA PS1 (open through September 10, 2017) and The World is Sound at the Rubin Museum (open through January 18, 2018), and will appear in the Sonic Arcade exhibition at the Museum of Arts and Design (September 14, 2017 - February 25, 2018). (more...)

BWW TV: Tomorrow on Broadway Bartender... Special Guest Caleb Damschroder!
by Broadway Bartender - Aug 2, 2017

In this week's episode of Broadway Bartender, host Anthony Caporale welcomes special guest Caleb Damschroder. Check back tomorrow to watch the full epsiode! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/19/2017
by - Aug 19, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 8/19/2017. (more...)

BWW Blog: HAMILTON Creative Team Talk: Looking to The Cabinet for Inspiration
by Erica Garcia - Aug 18, 2017

The Tony Award-winning HAMILTON Creative Team - Director Thomas Kail, Orchestrator Alex Lacamoire, and Choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler - sat down for a Q&A in LA to reveal details about the show's creation, proving it just as inspiring as the show itself. (more...)

Don Barnes of 38 Special Continues to 'Ride the Storm'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

When 38 Special co-founder and lead singer Don Barnes released his long lost Ride The Storm solo album on June 30, he had no idea how true to life that title would be. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: BROADWAY BARTENDER Pours a Drink with THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR's Arnie Burton
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 17, 2017

In this episode of Broadway Bartender, host Anthony Caporale welcomes special guest for The Government Inspector, Arnie Burton, to the bar! (more...)

Fascination and Fun Flourish in Theater at Monmouth's WHAT'S NEXT FEST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Theater at Monmouth closes its 48th Summer Repertory Season August 20th, but don't fret, TAM's not done just yet. Right when the curtain falls, TAM is back at it again with the 'What's Next Fest', making old things new and new things classic. Join TAM for their debut week-long celebration of Theatre after a summer of astonishing acts by the 2017 Summer Company. (more...)

BWW TV: Tomorrow on Broadway Bartender... Special Guest Arnie Burton!
by Broadway Bartender - Aug 16, 2017

In this week's episode of Broadway Bartender, host Anthony Caporale welcomes special guest for The Government Inspector, Arnie Burton. Check back tomorrow to watch the full episode! (more...)

The Muppets Unveil Details on First Full-Length Live Show at The Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association and The Muppets today revealed the first details about The Muppets' first-ever full-length live show. (more...)

UNDER THE JELLO MOLD to Return Whitefire Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Five-time nominee and winner of the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival Solo Performance, Pick of the Fringe, and Encore! Producer's Awards Under The Jello Mold, written and performed by Jennie Fahn, will return for an extended run beginning September 9 at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks. Directed by Tom Cavanaugh, Under The Jello Mold will play on Saturdays at 8pm with two added performances on Sunday, November 12 at 3pm and 7pm. (more...)

Midwest Premiere of Conor McPherson's THE VEIL Opens This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Idle Muse Theatre Company's season eleven, which features plays exploring women achieving self-definition in a world that tries to define them in relationship to the men around them, opens the Midwest premiere of The Veil written by playwright Conor McPherson directed by guest artist Ann Kreitman this month. (more...)

TCG Publishes New Translations of Russian Dramatist Mikhail Bulgakov
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of the two-play volume Moliere, or The Cabal of Hypocrites and Don Quixote by audacious Russian political writer Mikhail Bulgakov. (more...)

Two Shakespearean Comedies, X: OR, BETTY SHABAZZ V. THE NATION Set for The Acting Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Acting Company has announced its 2017-18 season, which exemplifies the venerable organization's commitment to cultivating a national audience for the theater with exceptional touring productions of classical and new works; developing the best young American actors by giving them an opportunity to practice their craft in a wide-ranging repertory; and educating students that have limited access to the arts. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ASC's WILD PARTY An Undeniable Taboo
by Trevor Durham - Aug 12, 2017

Rodaz' Wild Party is cruel, immersive, and leaves the taste of taboo with each jazz number. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 11th, 2017: JERSEY BOYS Announces Off-Broadway Return, Janet Metz Reprises Role in JOSEPH, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 11, 2017

Good morning and happy Friday, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: JERSEY BOYS announces Off-Broadway return, Janet Metz reprises Role in JOSEPH, and more! (more...)

Lady Rizo Releases Newest Single 'Sometimes The Sky's Too Bright'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Grammy Award winning cabaret chanteuse- Lady Rizo releases her second single “Sometimes the Sky's Too Bright” from her second studio album, Indigo, out August 18th, 2017, following her Red, White and Indigo residency shows at Joe's Pub (NYC) in March and the Soho Theatre (London) in July. The baroque tones that beckon listeners in on “Sometimes The Sky's Too Bright” push open a window into the world of Lady Rizo.  (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: BROADWAY BARTENDER Serves It Up with Max Chernin!
by Broadway Bartender - Aug 10, 2017

In this episode of Broadway Bartender, host Anthony Caporale welcomes star of Sunday in the Park with George and Bright Star, Max Chernin! (more...)

The Pie Shop is Opening Earlier! WAITRESS Announces New Schedule Beginning in September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

The producers of Broadway's delicious hit musical, WAITRESS, announced today that beginning Tuesday September 5, the smash musical will play on a new schedule at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street) with earlier week night curtain times and a Sunday evening performance. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kate Shindle Talks Tour Life with FUN HOME The Musical
by Michael Quintos - Aug 1, 2017

Broadway's Kate Shindle---currently traveling the country playing Allison Bechdel in the first national tour of the Tony Award-winning musical FUN HOME---is not only an accomplished singer, actor and dancer, she is also a published author and an outspoken activist. In 2015, Shindle was also elected president of Actors' Equity Association. But before FUN HOME makes its OC debut August 1 - 6 at Costa Mesa's Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Shindle chatted with BroadwayWorld's Michael L. Quintos about her role in this groundbreaking musical, being AEA President, and what her life has been like on the road! (more...)

Jazz trumpeter Ilya Serov Swings His Way Through Summer In the Studio
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Jazz trumpeter Ilya Serov has been cooped up in the recording studio all summer working on his second album, but Tuesday night in Laguna Beach, he's going to take a break to make the live performance debut of the first single, “Swing 42,” (more...)

Idle Muse Theatre Company to Stage Midwest Premiere of Conor McPherson's THE VEIL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Idle Muse Theatre Company's season eleven, which features plays exploring women achieving self-definition in a world that tries to define them in relationship to the men around them, opens the Midwest premiere of The Veil written by playwright Conor McPherson directed by guest artist Ann Kreitman this month. (more...)

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