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Walter Kerr Theatre

(New York, NY)
219 West 48th St.
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by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2019
Ahead of next February's production, the award-winning Guildford Shakespeare Company (GSC) are proud to announce the cast for Shakespeare's supernatural thriller MACBETH.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019
The multi award-winning Lichfield Garrick Theatre has announced a glittering brand-new 2019/2020 Winter/Spring season today. The theatre will welcome a variety of West End productions, musicals, drama, star names, top class live music and blockbuster films to its main stage and studio theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019
The winners of the 2019 Evening Standard Theatre Awards, in association with Michael Kors, were revealed at a ceremony tonight at the London Coliseum.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 19, 2019
Today's top stories: A Bright Room Called Day opens at The Public, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
The National Theatre has announced its upcoming lineup for December 2019 - June 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Baruch Performing Arts Center will present a work-in-process presentation of Siachen from April 30-May 2, 2020 at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (25th Street between Third and Lexington Avenues), NYC. Tickets are $11-$26 and can be purchased online at https://ci.ovationtix.com/1091/production/1014637.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Join Emmy-winning actress Edie Falco and Michelle Miller (CBS This Morning: Saturday) for a conversation about her acclaimed career and her new role as the title character of CBS' new series, Tommy. Falco is already generating buzz for her nuanced portrayal of the first female chief of the LAPDa?"a character navigating between her job in a male-dominated field, a fractured relationship with her estranged adult daughter and her life in the LGBTQ community.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's classic musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is returning to New York in a special concert presentation from Manhattan Concert Productions on February 17th at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall! In celebration of the highly-anticipated production, we're giving you a guide to the star-studded cast, including Noah Galvin, Alex Newell, Jessica Vosk, Andy Karl, and so many more!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
The Adult in the Room,‚ÄĚ a new play by¬†Bill McMahon¬†about the life of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, will receive its¬†world premiere Jan. 26 at 2 p.m.¬†at Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater's Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue, starring acclaimed Broadway, television and film actress¬†Orlagh Cassidy.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2020
a?oeThe Adult in the Room,a?? a new play by Bill McMahon about the life of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, will receive its world premiere Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. at Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater's Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue, starring acclaimed Broadway, television and film actress Orlagh Cassidy. Directed by Heather Arnson and Conor Bagley, the play is produced by Tony/Emmy/Olivier Award-winning producer Jim Kierstead (a?oeKinky Boots,a?? a?oePippin,a?? a?oeHadestowna??) Emmy Award-winning producer Linda Karn (a?oeMatt Shepard is a Friend of Minea??) and Broadway producer William Fernandez (a?oeThe Inheritance,a?? a?oeThe Great Cometa??). Previews begin Jan. 22.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
In 2020, Sierra Stages presents its 12th season of quality local theater in Grass Valley and Nevada City with three diverse offerings: a?oeBlithe Spirita?? by No√ęl Coward, a?oeSweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Streeta?? by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler, and a?oeEscaped Alonea?? by Caryl Churchill.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
BroadwayCon 2020 will host an exclusive panel with award-winning casting director Jen Rudin and Broadway actor Bhavesh Patel. The panel will take place Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 3 p.m and is open to all BroadwayCon attendees. The panel features a lively chat based on Rudin's book Confessions of a Casting Director (HarperCollins) with audition stories from a casting director's perspective and Patel's experiences as a Broadway actor.
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2020
Allison talks about loving Carol Burnett, wanting to work with her, recently turning 60, ‚ÄúThe West Wing,‚ÄĚ and her new Amazon Prime movie Troop Zero.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
'Dear Mom summer camp isn't fun anymore, everyone is dying.' 'Dear Ron things haven't been the same since we found out we were related.' 'I, Becka McNeil state herein that upon my death Drew Kopel has all legal rights to my skull.' IAMA Theatre Company presents the West Coast premiere of Found, a new musical inspired by Davy Rothbart's popular Found magazine, which features scores of actual discarded notes and letters that have been 'found' in the real world by everyday people.
by Walter McBride - Jan 13, 2020
BroadwayHD debuted their slate of digital captures with Broadway & Beyond Theatricals at The APAP Conference at the Midtown Hilton to an extremely receptive and enthusiastic crowd. The BroadwayHD and Broadway & Beyond Theatricals partnership provides an opportunity for participating performing arts venues to attract new audience members in their communities. Theaters can offer these screenings featuring marquis talent at more flexible times and a lower cost to patrons than a live stage show, which could appeal to less traditional theater audiences such as college students and young professionals. The digital captures of these Broadway hits also provide theaters with the opportunity to introduce new audiences to their venues, alongside a variety of other programming and potentially create return customers for future events.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Classic Stage Company has cancelled the first two preview performances of Kate Hamill's reimagining of Dracula, directed by Sarna Lapine, due to an issue with heat in the theater that has delayed technical rehearsals this week. The production will now run January 16 a?" March 8.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2020
The rumors are true! Nathan Lane and Laurie Metcalf will lead a revival of Death of a Salesman. While not officially announced, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that the long-rumored production will come to Broadway in spring 2021.
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 7, 2020
The wonderful and talented employees of Feinstein's/54 Below are at it again! A new edition of the infamous 54 DOES 54 staff show is coming up in a few days, and Stephen Mosher wants to get to know these gifted artists, so he sent each of them four questions to answer about their lives in show business.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Jesse Berger - Red Bull Theater Founder and Artistic Director, Jim Bredeson - Red Bull Managing Director, and the Board of Trustees of Red Bull Theater have announced that the Twelfth Annual Running of the Red Bulls Gala Benefit on Monday March 30th will celebrate the company's 17th Season and honor Kate Burton, André De Shields, and Theatre Development Fund with the 2020 Matador Awards for Excellence in Classical Theater. Proceeds from the evening will support all of Red Bull Theater's programs including its upcoming Off-Broadway production of The Alchemist.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 3, 2020
Today's top stories: Broadway gathers to remember Jerry Herman tonight, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
A brand new production of the classic thriller, Dial M for Murder, will run at Theatre Royal, Glasgow next month as part of UK tour.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
Center Theatre Group has announced its 54th season at the Ahmanson Theatre, which features Hadestown, Dear Evan Hansen, The Prom, To Kill a Mockingbird, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
Broadway designer James Youmans (West Side Story, Gypsy, Come Fly Away) has just revealed his set renderings for two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro's newest play CONSCIENCE, which is set to begin performances March 3rd at George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. CONSCIENCE will star Broadway favorite and Tony winner Harriet Harris as Margaret Chase Smith, the influential senator who said no to Joseph McCarthy.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
IAMA Theatre Company presents the West Coast premiere of Found, a new musical inspired by Davy Rothbart's popular Found Magazine, which features scores of actual discarded notes and letters that have been 'found' in the real world by everyday people.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
Everybody's Talking About Jamie, the award-winning fabulous and feel good musical sensation, is delighted to announce that actor, comedian and presenter Rufus Hound and actor, writer and comedian Katy Brand will be joining the cast this March to play Hugo/Loco Chanelle and Miss Hedge at the Apollo Theatre in London's West End.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director), will welcome the world premiere of BOYS WILL BE BOYS, written by Melissa Bubnic and directed by Lily Dorment.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
The Sierra Stages 2020 season opens with the classic No√ęl Coward comedy a?oeBlithe Spirita??, playing four weekends only from February 28 a?" March 21 at the historic Nevada Theatre, 401 Broad Street, Nevada City.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced additional cast members for the Gala Benefit Reading of the beloved classic comedy Arsenic & Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring, directed by Mr. Silverstein featuring an all-star cast. The one night only event in celebration of Keen's 20th anniversary will take place Monday, February 24th at 7 PM at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Andrew Scott, Sharon D. Clarke, Juliet Stevenson, Sam Tutty and Hammed Animashaun have won top acting honours at the 2019 Critics Circle Theatre Awards, held today (11 February 2020) at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London's West End, hosted by Critics' Circle Drama Section Chairman Henry Hitchings.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Rehearsals are underway for two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro's newest play CONSCIENCE at George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. CONSCIENCE will star Broadway favorite and Tony winner Harriet Harris as Margaret Chase Smith, the influential senator who said no to Joseph McCarthy. Performances begin March 3rd.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
Two-time Tony winner Joe DiPietro's newest play CONSCIENCE is set to begin performances March 3rd at George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. CONSCIENCE will star Broadway favorite and Tony winner Harriet Harris as Margaret Chase Smith, the influential senator who said no to Joseph McCarthy.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
The 20th annual WhatsOnStage Awards take place on 1 March at the Prince of Wales Theatre, hosted by Jodie Prenger and Tom Read Wilson, and for the first time this year will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 2 hosted by Elaine Paige and Ken Bruce. Additional award presenters will be announce shortly.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC's a?oeSherlock,a?? a?oeFleabaga??) in No√ęl Coward's provocative comedy Present Laughter. Captured live from The Old Vic in London, The National Theatre's production of Present Laughter is a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness. It will screen at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, December 21 at 7pm as part of The Classical Series with support from Whistle Stop Bakery, underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Liz & Steven Goldstone, and Sabina & Walter Slavin.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
Tyrone Huntley today announced the nominations for the 20th annual WhatsOnStage Awards via WhatsOnStage's social channels, the only major theatre prize-giving decided entirely by the theatregoers themselves. The announcement of the nominations marks the opening of the final voting stage (until 27 January), with winners announced at the annual Awards Concert held on 1 March 2020 at the Prince of Wales Theatre.
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
December is a big month for stage to screen adaptations, because the highly-anticipated film, CATS, will be released on December 20! The Spongebob Squarepants musical will also be performed live on Nickelodeon December 7 with the original cast! It was also announced that Follies will be adapted into a feature film by BBC Films and Heyday Films.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2019
Next up on The Players Club of Swarthmore's Mainstage is Noel Coward's (Private Lives, Design For Living, Present Laughter, Blithe Spirit) enduring comedy farce, Hay Fever. The play is set in the English country house of the Bliss family in the 1920's. Their plans of a quiet weekend with invited guests come to an exhausting and hilarious finale. Hay Fever is directed by Timothy P. Oskin. Tickets are available online at www.pcstheater.org. For group rates, contact groupsales@pcstheater.org.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 22, 2019
Each year, Broadway champions works both new and old, welcoming a fresh crop of plays from playwrights both at home and abroad every season. Their works enrapture audiences, offering takes on comedy, drama, history and everything in between, dazzling in their relevance, sparkling in their spectacle, and often challenging in their complexity.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
Haul out the holly at the 8th Annual CHRISTMAS SINGALONG on Sunday, December 8th at 5:30 PM. Held at the historic Broadway Presbyterian Church (NW corner of 114th ST and Broadway), the joyous 80 minute community event features the talents of Jennifer Allen (BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY), Thom Sesma (SWEENEY TODD), Ellen Harvey (PRESENT LAUGHTER), Branch Woodman (HELLO DOLLY), Robin Lyon (A CHORUS LINE), Jessica Leigh Brown (SPIDERMAN) and Pat McRoberts (LES MISERABLES) and LJ Ganser (actor, award winning voice over artist)
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
We are excited to announce the winners for the 2019 Broadway UK Awards! As voted for by the public, the awards celebrate the best long-running West End productions and best new productions from around the country. Thank you to everyone who voted, and huge congratulations to our fantastic winners!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
8-29 February: Ahead of next February's production, the award-winning Guildford Shakespeare Company (GSC) have announced the cast for Shakespeare's supernatural thriller MACBETH.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
Tedra Millan (The Wolves, Present Laughter), will star in an industry reading of Late Summer Scenes by emerging playwright David Glass (Experimental Design for Biologists), and directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt (Theresa Rebeck's Downstairs, Hatefuck) on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at Open Jar Studios (1601 Broadway).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019
'The Adult in the Room,' a new play by Bill McMahon about the life of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, will receive its world premiere Jan. 26 at Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater's Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue, starring Broadway, television and film actress Orlagh Cassidy.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019
In their continuing effort to make Broadway more accessible, BroadwayHD, the premier streaming service for live theater, announced today that they have partnered with Broadway & Beyond Theatricals to bring BroadwayHD digital captures to performing arts centers and regional playhouses across the U.S. BroadwayHD films Broadway shows and brings them beyond the four walls of the Broadway stage. A partnership with Broadway & Beyond Theatricals creates a steady pipeline of digital Broadway content to be shared into theaters across the country that may never have the opportunity to provide productions of this size and magnitude with this level of starpower, and to present their audiences with productions that were not or are no longer available as a national tour.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019
A brand new production of the classic thriller, Dial M for Murder, tours the UK in 2020 opening at Richmond Theatre on Monday 13th January 2020. The genre-defining thriller - based on Frederick Knott's stage and screen play, made world-famous by Hitchcock's iconic 1954 film - will be directed by Anthony Banks.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
The Big Chill meets This is Us in Rachel Bonds' play Goodnight Nobody. In this deeply moving and funny world premiere, a group of old friends reconnect after years apart. They reminisce with wild abandon, until the things they aren't telling each other come hurtling to the surface. The production runs January 10 through February 9 in McCarter's Berlind Theatre. More about the production at mccarter.org.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC's a?oeSherlock,a?? a?oeFleabaga??) in No√ęl Coward's provocative comedy Present Laughter. Captured live from The Old Vic in London, The National Theatre's production of Present Laughter is a giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness. It will screen at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, December 21 at 7pm as part of The Classical Series with support from Whistle Stop Bakery, underwritten by Jeanne Cook, Liz & Steven Goldstone, and Sabina & Walter Slavin.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019
The nominees for the 2020 WhatsOnStage Awards recently met up at a nominee celebration at H Club.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019
Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Michael Stotts- Managing Director), recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, begins the new year with the world premiere Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and written with Richard Curtis. Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber begins performances Thursday, January 30, 2020, and will continue through Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). JPMorgan Chase & Co. is the major sponsor of Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber. Paper Mill Playhouse's 2019-2020 season is proudly sponsored by Investors Bank. Opening Night is Sunday evening, February 9, 2020 at 7:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
Classic Stage Company today announces the casts and designers for the thrilling repertory cycle of adaptations of two legendary Gothic nightmares-Kate Hamill's reimagining of Dracula, directed by Sarna Lapine (January 15-March 15, 2020) and Tristan Bernays' adaptation of Frankenstein, directed by Timothy Douglas (January 30-March 15, 2020).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2019
We need a little Christmas, now! Haul out the holly at the 8th Annual CHRISTMAS SINGALONG on Sunday, December 8th at 5:30 PM. Held at the historic Broadway Presbyterian Church (NW corner of 114th ST and Broadway), the joyous 80 minute community event features the talents of Jennifer Allen (BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY), Thom Sesma (SWEENEY TODD), Ellen Harvey (PRESENT LAUGHTER), Branch Woodman (HELLO DOLLY), Robin Lyon (A CHORUS LINE), Jessica Leigh Brown (SPIDERMAN) and Patrick McCormick (LES MISERABLES) and LJ Ganser.