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OFF THE METER, ON THE RECORD to Make World Premiere at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced the world premiere of OFF THE METER, ON THE RECORD, written and performed by John McDonagh (Producer of "Radio Free Eireann"). Directed by Ciaran O'Reilly (The Emperor Jones), OFF THE METER, ON THE RECORD begins performances on October 6, 2017 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the W. Scott McLucas Studio Stage, with an opening night set for October 17, 2017, and will run through November 5, 2017. (more...)

Writer, Comedian and Cancer Survivor Jenny Allen to Speak at City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

City Theatre, in partnership with Classic Lines Bookstore, will host writer, comedian, and cancer-survivor Jenny Allen in a one-night-only City Event, Monday, October 2 at 7:00 p.m., with special guest host Kristy Nolen. Allen's latest book, a collection of essays titled Would Everybody Please Stop?, explores everything from chemotherapy to empty nesting, all with her signature wry humor. (more...)

Irish Rep's Immersive THE DEAD, 1904 Slates Off-Broadway Return
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre and Dot Dot Productions, in association with The American Irish Historical Society, have announced the return of THE DEAD, 1904. (more...)

ABC News' 'Nightline' Beats CBS' 'The Late Late Show with James Corden' in Total Viewers
by TV News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Nightline posted double-digit gains week to week (1.120 million, 395,000 and 275,000, respectively, for w/o 7/3/17) in Total Viewers (+12%), Adults 25-54 (+17%) and Adults 18-49 (+18%), hitting 12-week highs across the board since w/o 6/12/17. (more...)

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD to Apparate Into Broadway's Transfigured Lyric Theatre Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Sonia Friedman, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions, producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, have today confirmed that the production will have its Broadway premiere in the Spring of 2018 at the newly renovated Lyric Theatre in New York. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 21, 2017
by - May 21, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Arch Contemporary Ballet to Present World Premiere at The Davenport Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Arch Contemporary Ballet, in its mission to launch ballet and music to an inclusive 21st century audience, performs a world premiere by Artistic Director Sheena Annalise, presented by The Davenport Theatre with four performances Tuesday, May 30th  - Thursday, June 1st at 8:00 pm. (more...)

River To River Festival Kicks Off Next Month in NYC
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) presents the 16th annual River To River Festival, Downtown New York City's completely free summer arts festival, June 14-25. The 2017 edition presents an array of performances and events exploring and celebrating diversity in all its forms-often blurring the lines between genres including dance, music, theater and the visual arts-over the course of 100+ performances and events spanning 17 projects at 31 unique sites across Lower Manhattan and Governors Island. The Festival also offers opportunities for audiences to interact with artists, socialize and experience multiple facets of artists' work and the creative process. (more...)

Cast Announced for NATIVE GARDENS at Victory Gardens
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater closes its 42nd season with the Chicago Premiere of Native Gardens, written by Karen Zacarias and directed by Marti Lyons. (more...)

HEDWIG Creator's New Show THIS AIN'T NO DISCO to Bring Drifters & Dreamers to Atlantic Theater Company's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2017-18 season productions and one Atlantic for Kids production. (more...)

Bay Street Theatre Announces 14th Annual New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the 4th ANNUAL NEW WORKS FESTIVAL, April 28 - 30. THE READINGS ARE FREE.  But tickets are required, as these events sell out. Reserve seats online at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm. (more...)

Teatro Paraguas Presents Gritty Comedy THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT by Stephen Adly Guigis
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Teatro Paraguas closes its 13th season with Stephen Adly Guirgis' gritty hard-hitting comedy The Motherf**ker With The Hat, which originally premiered at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on April 11, 2011.   (more...)

Join Active Developers, Investors & Public Sector Executives: NJEDA, Hugo Neu Corporation, Landsea Homes, KABR Real Estate, Carmel Partners, Tenth Avenue Holdings, Port A
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

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HAMLET to Transfer to Harold Pinter Theatre Following Sold-Out Run at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Olivier Award-winning director, Robert Icke's (Mary Stuart, The Red Barn, Uncle Vanya, Oresteia, Mr Burns and 1984), ground-breaking and electrifying production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, starring BAFTA award-winner Andrew Scott (Moriarty in BBC's Sherlock, Denial, Spectre, Design For Living and Cock) in the title role, will transfer to the Harold Pinter Theatre, following a critically acclaimed and sell out run at the Almeida Theatre. (more...)

SCHNIPPERS for Fast-Casual Goodness
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 24, 2017

Stop by Schnippers for lunch, dinner, or an anytime snack. It's the spot in New York City where you can have delicious and wholesome fast-casual food with appealing choices for all tastes and dietary preferences. (more...)

Actress/Comedian Nicky Sunshine Brings CONFESSIONS OF A MASSAGE PARLOR MADAM to Producer's Club
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

Actress / comedian Nicky Sunshine brings her dramatic and comedic talents to the Producers Club Actors Studio (358 W. 44th Street) in Manhattan for three special shows on Saturday, March 18, 2017. Nicky, whose credits includes appearances on several Off-Broadway stages and NYC-metro area comedy clubs, will present her new solo work 'Confessions of A Massage Parlor Madam' at the Times Square area-located venue at 5:00pm. A second performance of "Confessions" is scheduled for 7:30pm and will be followed by a 'Power To The Pink' / Women's History Month standup comedy showcase @10:00pm where Sunshine will be joined by an all female lineup of comedy talents who've made a splash on Comedy Central, HBO, BET and MTV. Shows will / may feature adult themes, language and content . The evening is produced by Top Knotch Ent and admission to a "Confessions" performance and the comedy show is @10.00 in advance, $20.00 at the door (more...)

Imelda Staunton-Led WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? to Hit Cinemas This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Following the enormously successful opening of James Macdonald's new production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? starring Imelda Staunton, Conleth Hill, Imogen Poots and Luke Treadaway, producers today announced the forthcoming live broadcast of the play to cinemas throughout the UK and beyond as part of National Theatre Live. (more...)

Country Artists to Raise Money for Traveling 9/11 Memorial, 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Emerging Nashville recording artist Kaitlyn Baker will help raise money to support a traveling 9/11 memorial, when she headlines the 911 Steel Country Music Marathon in Cincinnati on Sunday, April 2. (more...)

Nicky Sunshine Brings CONFESSIONS OF A MASSAGE PARLOR MADAM to The Producers Club
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

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U.S. Senator Marco Rubio's Legislative Correspondent Contacts National Car Rental Fraud Victim David Howe
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2017

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THE EMPEROR JONES, Starring Obi Abili, Starts Tonight at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre presents Eugene O'Neill's THE EMPEROR JONES, directed by Ciaran O'Reilly (Shining City), and starring Obi Abili (Ivo Van Hove's Antigone at BAM). THE EMPEROR JONES begins performances tonight, March 1, 2017 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, opens on March 12, and runs through April 23, 2017. (more...)

Qui Nguyen and Lloyd Suh Among Playwrights for ASIAN AMERICAN MIXFEST at the Atlantic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company will present Asian American Mixfest, a series of free readings co-produced by playwrights Lloyd Suh and Qui Nguyen that will run Wednesday, August 9 through Thursday, August 17 at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). (more...)

GrowNYC Farmers Market, Greenmarket At Oculus Plaza, Returns To World Trade Center Site On June 20th
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

The Port Authority of NY & NJ, Westfield and GrowNYC today announced the return of the Greenmarket to the World Trade Center area. This new market, to be known as the Greenmarket at Oculus Plaza, opens today, June 20 th. The original market, established in the shadow of the Twin Towers in 1984, was forced to close when two planes hit the towers on September 11, 2001. This is a significant and emotional homecoming, especially for many of the returning farmers that were present on the day of the attacks and are, finally, coming back to this location. (more...)

Sharon Playhouse Sets Star-Studded Casts for 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Sharon Playhouse has announced complete casting for its 2017 Season. The season kicks off with MINOR CHARACTER: SIX TRANSLATIONS OF UNCLE VANYA, created by New Saloon (Morgan Green, Madeline Wise, and Milo Cramer), followed by FAR AWAY by Caryl Churchill (Love and Information). The season will conclude with a new, intimate chamber production of Meredith Willson's THE MUSIC MAN. In a shift that begins this season, Morgan Green (William Shakespeare's Mom) will direct all three productions, showcasing the talents and range of the rising director. (more...)

ANIMAL, Starring Rebecca Hall, Extends at the Atlantic
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced that the New York premiere play Animal by Clare Lizzimore (Mint) and directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch (Harper Regan, Bluebird) has been extended an additional week through Sunday, July 2 in advance of officially opening next Tuesday, June 6. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Company Celebrates Opening Night of THE BIRDS
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 19, 2017

'The Birds' by Irish playwright Conor McPherson and directed by Barrington Stage Companies founder and artistic director Julianne Boyd landed on BSC's Second Stage yesterday and BroadwayWorld was nestled in with the rest of the opening night Pittsfield audience.  (more...)

America Commemorates 70th Anniversary Of Anne Frank's Diary Tonight, Monday, June 12 At 5:00 pm
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

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River To River Festival 2017 Kicks Off June 14-25 Across Lower Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) presents the 16th annual River To River Festival, Downtown New York City's completely free summer arts festival, June 14-25. The 2017 edition presents an array of performances and events exploring and celebrating diversity in all its forms-often blurring the lines between genres including dance, music, theater and the visual arts-over the course of 100+ performances and events spanning 17 projects at 31 unique sites across Lower Manhattan and Governors Island. The Festival also offers opportunities for audiences to interact with artists, socialize and experience multiple facets of artists' work and the creative process. (more...)

MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Comes to AlphaNYC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2017

This is a cozy alternative black-box production of Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream. Tickets are available for purchase in advance for busy New Yorker who can't spend many hours in line, but who would still like to enjoy some Shakespeare on a midsummer night. (more...)

Blair Brown, Tedra Millan and More to Lead Simon Stephens' ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD at the Atlantic; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced complete casting for the New York premiere of Tony and Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens' (Harper Regan, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) Olivier Award winning play On the Shore of the Wide World, directed by Neil Pepe (Marie and Rosetta, Hands on a Hardbody). (more...)

THE DEUCE, Starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal, Debuts on HBO 9/10
by TV News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

THE DEUCE chronicles that moment in time when sex went from being a back-alley, brown-paper-bag commodity to a billion-dollar universal in American life, a moment when ground zero for the earliest pioneers in the flesh trade was the midtown heart of the nation's largest city, New York's Times Square. (more...)

Ian Finkel & Elliot Finkel to Take Center Stage at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

The Metropolitan Room in conjunction with Bernie Furshpan has announced the appearance of Ian Finkel, The World's Greatest Xylophonist and renowned pianist Elliot Finkel,  backed by some of New York's finest musicians. (more...)

Aditi Brennan Kapil's IMOGEN SAYS NOTHING to Premiere at Yale Rep This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of IMOGEN SAYS NOTHING by Aditi Brennan Kapil, directed by Laurie Woolery, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street), January 20-February 11. Opening Night is Today, January 26. (more...)

Robert O'Hara Helms His Off-Broadway Hit BOOTYCANDY in Chicago Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Windy City Playhouse (3014 N. Irving Park Road) presents Robert O'Hara's 'Bootycandy,' the 'searing and sensationally funny' (The New York Times) semi-autobiographical play about growing up gay and black. (more...)

Obi Abili to Star in Eugene O'Neill's THE EMPEROR JONES at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre will present Eugene O'Neill's THE EMPEROR JONES, directed by Ciaran O'Reilly (Shining City) this spring, starring Obi Abili (Ivo van Hove's Antigone at BAM). THE EMPEROR JONES begins performances on March 1, 2017 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, opens on March 12, and runs through April 23, 2017. (more...)

World Premiere of TWO COUSINS AND A PIZZA by Anthony J. Piccione to Play at the Hudson Guild Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2017

'Two Cousins and a Pizza' - a new one-act comedy by Anthony J. Piccione - will receive its world premiere on February 9th and 10th at 6:15pm and February 12th at 8:30pm at the Hudson Guild Theater - located on 441 West 26 Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues) - as part of the 2017 Winterfest Theatre Festival running from January to March 2017. (more...)

Kapsch selected to design, build & support the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's Next Generation Agency-Wide Transportation Management Software.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

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Travis Turner to Star in Robert O'Hara's BOOTYCANDY at Windy City Playhouse; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Windy City Playhouse (3014 N. Irving Park Road) announces casting for Robert O'Hara's 'Bootycandy,' the 'searing and sensationally funny' (The New York Times) semi-autobiographical play about growing up gay and black. (more...)

JC Fridays Celebrates the Holiday Season with A Full Lineup of Arts Events Taking Place Across Jersey City
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Spring is coming, and Art House's JC Fridays will kick off the season with 39 exciting visual and performing arts events! Come out and celebrate with this city-wide festival on Friday, March 3, 2017. Restaurants, galleries, stores, and event spaces throughout Jersey City will showcase a variety of art-related happenings including visual exhibitions, live music, performance acts, educational demonstrations, and more. (more...)

Sea Asia Survey: Industry Leaders Call for More Big Data Experts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

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Cast Complete for THE EMPEROR JONES, Starring Obi Abili, at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced full casting for Eugene O'Neill's THE EMPEROR JONES. Directed by Ciaran O'Reilly (Shining City), and starring Obi Abili (Ivo van Hove's Antigone at BAM), THE EMPEROR JONES begins performances on March 1, 2017 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, opens on March 12, and runs through April 23, 2017.  (more...)

Illusionist Derren Brown to Premiere SECRET at Atlantic Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced the world premiere production of Olivier Award winner Derren Brown's new show Secret, written by Andy Nyman, Derren Brown and Andrew O'Connor, and directed by Andrew O'Connor and Andy Nyman. (more...)

City Theatre Begins Season with A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY UNIT AT MEMORIAL SLOAN-KETTERING CANCER CENTER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

City Theatre dives into a fresh season of new plays with an off-Broadway hit comedy by playwright Halley Feiffer, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of New York City. Directed by City Theatre newcomer Joshua Kahan Brody, the production runs on the Main Stage September 23 - October 15, 2017. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Festival Schedule Announced for Tempe Center for the Arts, 9/9 & 10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

The Bechdel Test Fest is offerings include a panel discussion, play readings, film screenings, children's workshops, music, and more! Plays and films from Arizona playwrights and filmmakers were selected by a panel of adjudicators and all pass the Bechdel Test: Two female-identifying characters who have a conversation with each other about something other than a man. (more...)

She's a Hard Habit to Break! Star to Perform 800th Show in LATE NITE CATECHISM at City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

She's a hard habit to break: City Theatre presents the original Late Nite Catechism, the hit one-nun comedy that first took the South Side by storm over 12 years ago. (more...)

BWW Review: THE GOOD THIEF at Ground Up And Rising
by Roger Martin - Aug 11, 2017

There's a Dublin thug, a walking knuckle duster with an accent straight from Sheriff Street, on stage. (more...)

International Actresses Star in AlphaNYC's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Brazilian TV actress Paula Berwanger and Australian actress Isabel Kruse star as the lead ladies in AlphaNYC Theater Company's production of Oscar Wilde's classic the Importance of Being Earnest. (more...)

LMCC's Downtown Dinner 2017 to Honor Durst Family, Keith Haring Foundation and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's (LMCC) annual fundraising gala, The Downtown Dinner, takes place on Thursday, May 4 at 6:00 p.m. at Conrad New York. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Casting is today announced for Girl from the North Country which previews from Monday 10 July 2017 with a press night on Wednesday 26 July 2017. (more...)

Atlantic Theater's ANIMAL, Starring Rebecca Hall, Finds Full Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced complete casting for the New York premiere play Animal by Clare Lizzimore (Mint) directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch (Harper Regan, Bluebird). (more...)

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