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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


Playwrights' Center Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2017

Of the 70+ new plays developed at the Playwrights' Center each year, eight are selected to be part of the public season, giving playwrights expanded workshop time with collaborators and the chance to see their new work on its feet in front of two different audiences. These readings are free to attend and take place at the Playwrights' Center, located at 2301 E Franklin Avenue in Minneapolis. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/9/2017
by - Sep 9, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/9/2017. (more...)

Playwrights' Center 2017-18 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Of the 70+ new plays developed at the Playwrights' Center each year, eight are selected to be part of the public season, giving playwrights expanded workshop time with collaborators and the chance to see their new work on its feet in front of two different audiences. (more...)

Broadway's THE PARISIAN WOMAN Will Change Weekly Based on Trump's Tweets
by TV News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Playwright Beau Willimon plans to update the play on a weekly basis to keep up with current political events as well as with President Trump's controversial tweets (more...)

Cast Announced for IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY at Stage 773
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

TimeLine Theatre Company announces casting and details for the second production of its 2017-2018 season-the Chicago premiere of IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY by Sarah Ruhl, directed by TimeLine Company Member Mechelle Moe. (more...)

New PSAs for U.S. Forest Service's Discover the Forest Campaign Urge Families to Take a Tech Break to Explore Nature
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

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BWW TV Exclusive: BROADWAY BARTENDER Shares Round with JIMMY & CAROLYN's James Walsh and Sam Tsoutsouvas!
by Broadway Bartender - Sep 7, 2017

In this episode of Broadway Bartender, host Anthony Caporale welcomes the writer of Jimmy and Carolyn (playing at the Queens Theatre), James Walsh, and star of the show, Sam Tsoutsouvas for a round at the bar! (more...)

Martha Wilkinson and Rachel Potter Star in Chaffin's Barn's MAMMA MIA!
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 6, 2017

Here's an oft-proven truism, if not a fact, about theater in Nashville: If Martha Wilkinson is the star of a particular show - any show, whether it's Noises Off, Chicago, Little Shop of Horrors, Sister Act (well, you get my drift) - you can rest assured that she will (A) play the role to the hilt, (B) knock your socks off with her timing and delivery and (C) you'll believe that, no matter how many times you've seen a show, any show, it was as if you were seeing it for the first time. (more...)

Douglas Turner Ward's #LegacyLeaders Video Slates Screening Tour to Celebrate Negro Ensemble Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) and Project1VOICE (P1V) have announced a screening series tour for the #LegacyLeaders video of Douglas Turner Ward coming to three cities this fall. (more...)

BROWN SUGAR VOD Service Now Available for Amazon Prime Members with Amazon Channels
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Amazon today announced the launch of Brown Sugar - the new subscription-video-on-demand service featuringthe biggest collection of the baddest African-American movies of all-time - on Amazon Channels. (more...)

National Theatre's WAR HORSE UK Tour Launches Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Rehearsals began this week for the 34-strong cast of a major tour UK tour of the National Theatre's internationally acclaimed production of War Horse, which begins performances on 15 September 2017 (with press night on 3 October) at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury and continues on a 15 city tour until February 2019. (more...)

BWW Interview: HUNCHBACK's Haden Rider Opens Up About the Challenge of Stepping into Quasimodo at Aurora/Theatrical Outfit
by Sally Henry - Sep 3, 2017

Leading the production as it prepares to transfer to the Rialto Center with Theatrical Outfit, Atlanta actor Haden Rider sees the role of Quasimodo as the fulfillment of a dream. (more...)

The George Gee Swing Orchestra To Open Jazz Showcase Season at the Bickford Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The George Gee Swing Orchestra opens the new expanded jazz showcase season at the Bickford Theatre in Morristown on Thursday, September 28. One of the most popular big bands in the world, the George Gee Swing Orchestra will appear for the first time at the intimate theatre. The concert begins at 7:30. The food truck picnic, which was extremely popular for Summer Jazzfest, will begin at 5:00 for those who want to enjoy some early fall tailgating. All seats for the concert are reserved and available online at www.morrismuseum.org or by phone at 973-971-3706. (more...)

BWW Interview: Catherine Steadman Talks WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION
by Cindy Marcolina - Sep 18, 2017

Catherine Steadman's career spans stage and screen: from Mansfield Park to Downton Abbey, and from Oppenheimer (which earned her an Oliver Award nomination) to That Face at the Royal Court. She's now embarking on a new production of Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution at London County Hall. (more...)

Sophie Calle's Voir la mer Announced as October Midnight Moment on Times Square Screens
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

In partnership with French Institute Alliance Fran aise (FIAF) as part of Crossing the Line Festival 2017, Times Square Arts presents artist Sophie Calle's Voir la mer on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in October. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. (more...)

Justin Moore's 'Kinda Don't Care' Hits Country Radio; Tour Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Rooted in his rural upbringing, Justin Moore's 'Kinda Don't Care' proves he is nothing but 100% genuine. His new single emulates the mentality loyal fans have come to expect from him, as his Southern drawl impacts Country radio today. (more...)

BWW Review: Boston Premiere MEN ON BOATS
by Nancy Grossman - Sep 18, 2017

SpeakEasy Stage Company opens its 27th season with the Boston-area premiere of MEN ON BOATS, directed by Dawn Simmons, and featuring an all-female design team and a racially diverse, non-male cast. The playwright specifies in the script that the actors are to be female-identifying, trans-identifying, gender fluid, and/or non-gender-conforming, but no cisgender white males. Even as she bases the play on the known history and Major John Wesley Powell's own journal of the events on his 1869 expedition, Jaclyn Backhaus flips the narrative by altering the nature of the cast of characters. (more...)

From Dublin to Dubai, Florida Studio Theatre Sets 2017-18 Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

From Dublin to Dubai, Florida Studio Theatre takes audiences on a journey all over the world with its upcoming 2017-18 Winter Mainstage and Cabaret Seasons. (more...)

THE DINOSAUR PLAY Opens Tomorrow at Maryland Ensemble Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) is proud to open it's FUN Company 2017-2018 season with The Dinosaur Play, written by Steve and Kathy Hotchner. presents an interactive pre-historic adventure. This audience participation pre-historic adventure transports its young audience millions of years before humans walked the earth. (more...)

DNCE, Thompson Square to Headline Concert for Military
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Base*FEST Powered by USAA, the new music platform designed to bring the music festival experience to the military community through live events and memorable performances, will make its second stop this year at Naval Air Station Pensacola on Saturday, October 7, 2017. (more...)

FotoFocus Announces Fall Symposium on Photography, Feminism, and Politics
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

FotoFocus is proud to announce the featured speakers and full schedule for their upcoming symposium, Second Century: Photography, Feminism, Politics, which will take place on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Memorial Hall in Cincinnati, Ohio. The one-day symposium features diverse speakers addressing a range of topics revolving around feminist approaches to photography and lens-based art in today's socio-political climate. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: ME THE PEOPLE Cast Drinks the Kool-Aid on BROADWAY BARTENDER
by Broadway Bartender - Sep 14, 2017

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce that we will be exclusively bringing you new episodes of the hit web series, Broadway Bartender! (more...)

Alexander Hanson Joins the English Language World Premiere of THE LIE at Menier Chocolate Factory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announced that Alexander Hanson joins the company of The Lie playing the husband of his real-life spouse Samantha Bond. Hanson replaces James Dreyfus who has regretfully had to withdraw from the production on medical advice. (more...)

Unofficial Burlesque Festival Comes to Ethyl's Alcohol & Food
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Slip into a 70s NYC Vibe at Ethyl's Alcohol & Food Ethyl's Alcohol & Food is a wild ride back into 1970s New York City that injects new life into an Upper East Side scene that was once the hottest part of town. Ethyl's was founded in May 2016 and is led by an eclectic team of rock stars who were there in the heyday of the disco, punk and rock 'n' roll scenes in NYC. Co-owner and designer Paul Gerard is an acclaimed NYC restaurateur, chef and musician known for capturing the retro spirit of the city with places such as Belle Reve and Exchange Alley, after revamping larger venues like Soho House, and Soho Grand Hotel. He has also ventured into TV with his show Work The Line, with executive producers Anthony Bourdain and Tom Colicchio. Without stopping there, he continued to use his creative energy to design his latest project, Antique Bar & Bakery in Hoboken. (more...)

BWW TV: Tomorrow on Broadway Bartender... The Cast of ME THE PEOPLE!
by Broadway Bartender - Sep 13, 2017

In this week's episode of Broadway Bartender, host Anthony Caporale welcomes special guests from Me the People, Mia Weinberger and Aiesha Dukes! Check back tomorrow to watch the full episode! (more...)

Pasadena Playhouse Announces Performers & Speakers for Sheldon Epps Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Pasadena Playhouse (Producing Artistic Director, Danny Feldman) announced the line-up of performers and tribute speakers for the special event honoring Sheldon Epps, entitled SHELDON AT THE PLAYHOUSE Celebrating 20 Years of Artistic Excellence, hosted by Wayne Brady. (more...)

Bickford Theatre Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Bickford Theatre has announced their 2017-18 season which includes a blend of jazz, bluegrass, classical, pop and a trio of live theater offerings. Subscription packages for the Main Stage productions are available and seats for most of this season's shows are reserved. Tickets are available online at www.morrismuseum.org or by phone at 973-971-3706. Food trucks which proved extremely popular over the summer will be offered for the concerts in September and October so make plans to tailgate while the weather is still nice. (more...)

Olympic Channel Culminates 'Dream Team Week' with Labor Day Marathon
by TV News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA continues its “Dream Team Week” celebration of the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Barcelona Olympics this weekend with an 11-hour Dream Team Labor Day marathon on Monday, Sept. 4, highlighted by the 1992 Gold Medal Final vs. Croatia at 8:30 p.m. ET. (more...)

NOISES OFF to Open SCERA Indoor Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Director Chase Ramsey saw the movie "Noises Off" as a kid and thought it offered a brilliant master class on farce and pacing.  He loved it, and was "obsessed" with the comedic talents of Carol Burnett, John Ritter and Michael Caine. (more...)

BWW Review: WICKED Wows at Fox Cities P.A.C.
by Meredith Kreisa - Sep 1, 2017

Kicking off the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center's 15th Anniversary Season, the popular smash-hit musical WICKED has returned for its fourth run since it made its Wisconsin premiere at the P.A.C. in 2009. WICKED will continue to play through September 10. In spite of its thousands of performances since its 2003 Broadway debut, the show's magical bubble still hasn't burst. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: BROADWAY BARTENDER Creates a Magical Concoction with the Cast of Puffs!
by Broadway Bartender - Sep 1, 2017

In this episode of Broadway Bartender, host Anthony Caporale welcomes the cast of Puffs (James Fouhey, Andy Miller and Nick Carillo) for a round at the bar! (more...)

SABRA FALLING to Make World Premiere at Pangea World Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Pangea World Theater will present its first production of its 2017-2018 season, the world premiere of Sabra Falling by Ismail Khalidi. (more...)

FIRST LOOK - Carrie Underwood Returns with All-New NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL Opening Anthem
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

In 11 days on Sunday, Sept. 10, seven-time Grammy Award-winner and multi-platinum recording artist Carrie Underwood and 10 NFL players star in the debut of the 2017 show open for primetime television's No. 1 program, NBC's Sunday Night Football. A sneak preview is now available on NBCSports.com (more...)

Keegan Theatre Announces BOILER ROOM SERIES of New Works and Unique Performances
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

The Keegan Theatre is proud to announce the launch of its new programming arm, the Boiler Room Series. (more...)

44 Gamers Gather in 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' to Support Wounded Warrior Project
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

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Riverside Theatre to Return with 'Backstage Access' Adult Courses
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

With the success of last year's Backstage Access classes, Riverside Theatre continues the series of adult courses that take a closer look at the professional productions being presented at the Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Leslie Kimbell brings FOUR OLD BROADS to Centre Stage
by Neil Shurley - Aug 30, 2017

'I wanted to write something that celebrates seniors and portrays them as vivacious and funny...active and important. My characters are not little old ladies sitting around at a quilting bee talking about the weather. These ladies are funny, sassy and sexy.' (more...)

BWW TV: Tomorrow on Broadway Bartender... The Cast of PUFFS!
by Broadway Bartender - Aug 30, 2017

In this week's episode of Broadway Bartender, host Anthony Caporale welcomes special guests from Puffs! Check back tomorrow to watch the full episode! (more...)

Cabinet, Billy Strings and Whiskey Shivers to Play the Fox This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Cabinet, Billy Strings and Whiskey Shivers are coming to the Fox Theatre on November 8 & 9, 2017. (more...)

WAR HORSE Author Michael Morpurgo Talks Links with The Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

As rehearsals start in Canterbury for the National Theatre's War Horse, author Michael Morpurgo has been speaking about his links with the city. (more...)

Olympic Channel/NBC to Highlight 'Dream Team Week' and IAFF Diamond League
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

This week's coverage on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA – a partnership between the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee, and NBCUniversal – is highlighted by a “Dream Team Week” marathon celebrating the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, as well as Team USA's 2017 World Champions Christian Taylor and Brittney Reese competing at the final IAAF Diamond League Track & Field event of the season in Brussels, Belgium. (more...)

BWW Review: RHINOCEROS Challenges the Audience to Place a Spotlight on the Absurdity of Life Today at Con-Con
by Roy Berko - Aug 27, 2017

Eugene Ionesco, Samuel Beckett, Harold Pinter and Edward Albee are Theatre of the Absurd playwrights. Unlike modern-movement writers like Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams and William Inge, who wrote realistic plays which included solutions to problems or resolved situations, the Absurdists based their plays on Existentialism, asking, 'Why do we exist?' but giving no answers. Their writings are full of questions to ponder and probe. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins to Lead World Premiere of TIME ALONE in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Belle Reve Theatre Company presents their inaugural production of Time Alone, a World Premiere by Alessandro Camon (Academy Award nominee 'The Messenger') starring Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins (Jelly's Last Jam, Caroline or Change, ABC Scandal) and Alex Hernandez (Peter and the Starcatcher, Richard III NYC Public Theatre Mobile Unit), at Theatre 2, Los Angeles Theatre Center, 514 S Spring Street Los Angeles, September 30 to October 29 (Press Opening October 7). (more...)

Roscommon Arts Centre Announces New Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

The summer holiday's are officially over and Roscommon Arts Centre are all back and ready to go with our Autumn/Winter 2017 season of events. (more...)

Marv Albert Recalls 1992 'Dream Team' Moments on Olympic Channel Special
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Barcelona Olympics with “Dream Team Week,” presenting all eight original broadcasts on eight consecutive nights in primetime, beginning this Monday, August 28, at 8:30 p.m. ET. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: BROADWAY BARTENDER is Joined by the Spirited Cast of THE IMBIBLE!
by Broadway Bartender - Aug 24, 2017

In this episode of Broadway Bartender, host Anthony Caporale welcomes the cast of his own show, The Imbible (Nicole DiMattei, Alex Herrera, Luke Schaffer and Sarah Hinrichsen) for a round at the bar! (more...)

Brad Oscar to Star in World Premiere Invited Reading of WILLIE AND ME: THE EMMETT KELLY STORY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Spotlight Communications, Inc. presents Tony and Drama Desk Award Nominee BRAD OSCAR in WILLIE AND ME: THE EMMETT KELLY STORY. (more...)

Cast Announced for 'WEDDING BAND' at The Artistic Home
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

The Artistic Home will open its 2017-18 season with a lesser known, but wholly timely piece: WEDDING BAND: A LOVE/HATE STORY IN BLACK AND WHITE, by eminent African-American playwright and author Alice Childress. It will open to the press Sunday, October 29 at 7:00 pm, following previews from October 25 - 28. (more...)

Times Square Billboards to Redefine Barriers with BORDERS for 'Midnight Moment'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

In partnership with Advertising Week, Times Square Arts presents artist Benjamin Lebovitz's Borders on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in September. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. (more...)

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