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Promenade Theatre (New York, NY)
2162 Broadway

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Promenade was an experimental musical comedy with book and lyrics by María Irene Fornés and music by Rev. Al Carmines, originally produced off-Broadway by Edgar Lansbury and Joseph Beruh.


BWW Review: MACBETH, St Paul's Church, Covent Garden
by Gary Naylor - Jun 30, 2017

A Macbeth that stays true to the 17th century origin of the play, yet feels bang up to date with plenty for teenage fans of Game of Thrones and Shakespeare veterans to enjoy. (more...)

Chelsea Williams Hits Wondrous Creative Heights on Her Debut 'Boomerang,' 8/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Critically hailed and top-selling independent music sensation Chelsea Williams will release her debut for Blue lan Records, Boomerang, on August 18. (more...)

South Street Seaport Museum and Kinesis Project Dance Theatre Present SECRETS AND SEAWALLS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The South Street Seaport Museum and Kinesis Project dance theatre present Secrets and Seawalls on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 7pm; Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 7pm; and Sunday, July 30, 2017 at 5pm aboard the restored 1885 full-rigged cargo sailing ship Wavertree.  (more...)

NY Public Library's Dance Collections Manager Arlene Yu on Sono Osato and the Arrival of the Ballet Girl on Broadway!
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Jun 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Arlene Yu, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Dance Collections Manager, on: Sono Osato and the Arrival of the Ballet Girl on Broadway! (more...)

Shakespeare's Outrageously Fun Romantic-Comedy THE TAMING OF THE SHEW Tours Union County Parks this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to announce the third annual Shakespeare in the Park tour featuring three free performances of Shakespeare's classic romantic comedy The Taming of the Shrew at three Union County parks this summer during July and August. (more...)

KlangHaus to Return to Royal Festival Hall with 800 BREATHS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Adventure into the unseen in a new multi-sensory encounter of shifting sound, colour and light as KlangHaus returns to the unsung spaces of Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall. KlangHaus 800 Breaths will further reinvent the gig-going experience as site-responsive, Promenade theatre following last July's critically acclaimed sell out, KlangHaus: On Air. (more...)

First Annual INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival Kicks Off Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

First Annual INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival kicks off on July 8 & 9 at the Western Queens Waterfront, with 24 NYC-based dance companies performing original works inspired by natural and urban landscapes. (more...)

Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts Celebrate Fourth of July Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

This Independence Day Weekend, the summertime celebrations heat up at Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas resorts with live performances, pool parties, a cornhole tournament and of course, fireworks. Fourth of July weekend offerings include: (more...)

First Annual INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival Kicks Off 7/8 & 9 at the Western Queens Waterfront
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

KINEMATIK Dance Theater presents Long Island City's first two-day, outdoor site dance festival, taking place at four LIC waterfront parks and featuring a diverse program of unique, site-specific dance works by 24 distinguished and emerging New York City-based choreographers. (more...)

First Look: THE HERO WITHIN Brings Veterans' Personal Stories to Life, Extended July 7-8-9 in Santa Monica
by Shari Barrett - Jun 22, 2017

After a sold-out and critically-acclaimed run at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in April 2017, CRE Outreach, in partnership with the Veterans Empowerment Theatre, is pleased to announce a one-weekend extension of THE HERO WITHIN, the powerful play which brings 7 local veterans' personal stories to life through an artistic journey that gives voice to the difficulty of transitioning from the war zone back into society as they search for the hero within themselves. The show includes both lighthearted comedy and dramatic moments that will leave audiences on the edge of their seat. (more...)

Decadent Dining and Drinks with Divas Las Vegas at the Linq Hotel & Casino
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Las Vegas' longest-running headliner Frank Marino and his all-star cast of superstar female impersonators in Divas Las Vegas will introduce new show times at The LINQ Hotel & Casino. Beginning July 10, the fabulous Frank Marino's Divas will perform Wednesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. and Friday through Monday at 4 p.m. (more...)

Follow The Yellow Brick Road To Southport Theatre with THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Regal Entertainments are delighted to announce that their 2016 smash hit production of The Wizard of Oz will be visiting Southport Theatre from Tuesday 24 - Thursday 26 October and tickets are on sale now! (more...)

Dance Base Announces Programme for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

This year, the Dance Base Festival programme is linked by a sense of connection and identity; welcoming 21 shows, from 12 countries, to perform under one roof as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017. (more...)

Public Vote Opens For Adelaide Festival Centre's Walk Of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

It's time to vote! Today the Adelaide Festival Centre opens its online public vote for the exciting new Walk of Fame. South Australians can now select the next artist who will have their name set in stone as part of this ground-breaking project. The public can now vote on their favourite star from 2016. (more...)

MAGIC MONDAY Returns to Santa Monica Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Experience the thrill of magic and spellbinding illusions with a rotating cast of Master Magicians and Variety Acts every Monday at the Santa Monica Playhouse from May 1 through August 28. Created by the same team that brought you the theatrical smash hit Smoke and Mirrors, the weekly variety show MAGIC MONDAY began last summer at the Santa Monica playhouse and is back due to overwhelming audience response. (more...)

Guest Blog: Farhana Sheikh Talks TALES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
by Guest Blog: Farhana Sheikh - Jul 8, 2017

Southwark, in south-east London, has been famous for stories since the 14th century - it's where The Canterbury Tales begin. Rather more recently it's been home to the London Bubble Theatre Company, where the art of storytelling is very much alive. (more...)

History's Hit Drama Series VIKINGS Returns to San Diego Comic-Con This July
by TV News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

HISTORY's hit drama series VIKINGS returns to San Diego Comic-Con with several exciting opportunities for fans including: a cast panel with new exclusive season five footage; a bona fide Vikings longship set ablaze in the San Diego Bay; a booth on the convention floor; drinking horn giveaways; an exclusive SDCC comic book and an elaborate funeral procession through downtown San Diego. (more...)

BWW Review: ROAD, Royal Court
by Marianka Swain - Jul 31, 2017

Thirty years on from its birth at the Royal Court, Jim Cartwright's northern, working-class battle cry returns in a revival from John Tiffany which, though initially stodgy, has an accumulative and undeniable force. (more...)

Clod Ensemble Presents UNDER GLASS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

This autumn marks the return of one of Clod Ensemble's most iconic works, a distinctive Promenade production which sits somewhere between immersive installation and staged performance. Originally commissioned by Sadler's Wells, Under Glass has been described as a cross between a museum exhibit and a medical laboratory. (more...)

Peculiar Works Project Brings FLOYDADA to Philadelphia Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Peculiar Works Project is bringing its critically acclaimed work FLOYDADA to the 2017 Philadelphia Fringe Festival. This work, written by Barry Rowell, will run September 13-16 at 7:30 p.m. at The MAAS Building's Fifth Side, 1320 N. 5th Street; audiences will enter through the Garden Entrance. Tickets cost $20 and can be purchased at www.fringearts.com or by phone at 215-413-1318. More information about Peculiar Works Project can be found at www.peculiarworks.org. (more...)

Boundless Theatre Company to Give Maria Irene Fornes' MUD A Rare Revival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Boundless Theatre Company will present a revival of Maria Irene Fornes' MUD - the first time this seminal drama by the 9-time Obie winner has been seen in New York since 1999. The production will be directed by Elena Araoz. Previews begin October 5 at Teatro Circulo in the East Village with press opening slated for October 12. (more...)

Ireland's Fishamble to Return to 59E59 Theaters with CHAROLAIS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

59E59 Theaters will welcome the US premiere of CHAROLAIS, written and performed by Noni Stapleton and directed by Bairbre Ni Chaoimh. Produced by Fishable: The New Play Company, CHAROLAIS begins performances on Tuesday, August 29 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 24. Press Opening is Thursday, August 31 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas Announces Grant Recipients and New Grant Cycles
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

LMDA is pleased to announced the latest recipients of its 2016-17 grants and awards programs, as well as the opening of the submission period for 2017-18 grants and awards cycle. (more...)

Union County's Shakespeare in the Park Rescheduled for this Weekend in Linden
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Union County's summer tour performance of Shakespeare's outrageously fun comedy The Taming of the Shrew, which was postponed last weekend due to predicted inclement weather, will take the stage at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade amphitheater in Linden this Sunday, July 30 at 1:00 p.m. (more...)

Andrew Keenan-Bolger Brings Solo Concert to Madison
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2017

Andrew Keenan-Bolger,actor, director, author and filmmaker brings his solo concert to Madison! He recently starred as "Jesse Tuck" in Tuck Everlasting on Broadway and created the role of "Crutchie" in the Original Broadway Cast of Newsies and in the record-breaking film, Newsies: The Broadway Musical. (more...)

VIDEO: Makers and Lovers of London Bubble Await its Return to the Parks with ON TALES FROM ARABIAN NIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

London Bubble, the iconic South-East London theatre company has announced today that it will stage its first summer show in seven years, with performances in Southwark Park (1-6 August), and Greenwich Park (9-19 August). Take a look at the video below as makers and lovers of London Bubble gush over its return to the parks! (more...)

Union County Brings Shakespeare's Zesty Romantic Comedy to Linden this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Union County's summer tour of Shakespeare's outrageously fun comedy The Taming of the Shrew takes the stage at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade amphitheater in Linden this Sunday, July 23 at 7 p.m. (more...)

5 Reasons Why WatermarkPointe is The Perfect Destination for Your Waterfront Dream Home
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

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Stay Green Earns 5 Regional CLCA Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

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Fierce Announces Full Programme of Art, Theatre, Dance, Music & More for 2017 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Today, international festival of performance Fierce announced the full programme of live art, theatre, dance, music, installations, activism, and parties taking over Birmingham from 16 - 22 October 2017. (more...)

Music Director Franz Welser-Most to Lead Cleveland Orchestra in Fall Gala Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

The Cleveland Orchestra announces additional details of its annual Gala Evening at Severance Hall on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., with Music Director Franz Welser-Most and The Cleveland Orchestra. (more...)

ART and ARTIFACTS at Hotels Around the World
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 17, 2017

To maximize traveler's time and money, hotels are creating on-property exhibits that are dedicated to entertaining and educating guests from a U.S. historic corridor in Chicago to a local Wild West culture display in Texas. (more...)

Legends and Leprechauns Come to The LINQ
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

O'Sheas Casino at The LINQ Hotel & Casino will continue to keep the spirit of St. Patrick's Day alive with the third "Year of the Leprechaun" celebration. Drink specials, live entertainment, little leprechauns and a celebrity keg-tapping by the cast of Legends in Concert will take place on Monday, July 17. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Guild Announces Opera Ball 2017 at The Imperial Palace
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

San Francisco Opera Guild in collaboration with San Francisco Opera Association today announced details for Opera Ball 2017 at The Imperial Palace, a gala benefit celebrating the opening of the Company's 95th Season on Friday, September 8. (more...)

Promenade Playhouse Presents Los Angeles Premiere of REBEL WITH A CAUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Natalia Lazarus and The Promenade Playhouse are proud to present "REBEL WITH A CAUSE - THE SAL MINEO STORY" - Based on real events.  (more...)

PAJ Releases New, Expanded Edition of Maria Irene Fornes' FEFU AND HER FRIENDS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

PAJ Publications, one of TCG's partner publishers, has announced the publication of the new, expanded edition of Fefu and Her Friends by the influential playwright Maria Irene Fornes, in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the play's premiere in 1977. (more...)

Union County's Shakespeare in the Park Tour of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Kicks Off in Plainfield
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

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WatermarkPointe: Six Benefits of Shoreline Living
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

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Caesars Entertainment Launches the First WeChat Digital Payment Program in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Leveraging its longstanding relationship with the world's 10th biggest public corporation Tencent, Caesars Entertainment Corporation (Caesars Entertainment) launches WeChat Pay at 16 select locations inside Caesars Palace, Paris Las Vegas and The LINQ Promenade, becoming the first in the hospitality industry to offer this prominent Chinese digital payment method in Las Vegas. (more...)

Photo Flash: Iris Theatre Concludes 10th Summer Season with HANSEL & GRETEL AND THE WITCH BABA YAGA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Production photos have been released for Iris Theatre's annual family show, 'Hansel & Gretel and the Witch Baba Yaga', which completes their10-year anniversary summer season of open-air Promenade shows in the heart of Covent Garden. (more...)

Fantasia Comes to 59E59 Theaters as SMALL WORLD Imagines a Meeting Between Walt Disney and Stravinsky
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to host the New York City premiere of SMALL WORLD, written by Frederick Stroppel and directed by Joe Brancato. Produced by Penguin Rep, SMALL WORLD begins performances on Wednesday, September 13 for a limited engagement through Saturday, October 7.  Press opening is Sunday, September 17 at 7:15 PM.  The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:15 PM; Friday at 8:15 PM; Saturday at 2:15 PM & 8:15 PM; and Sunday at 3:15 PM & 7:15 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $25 - $35 ($24.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org.  (more...)

Trusty Sidekick Theater Company Presents WE ARE ALL TOURISTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Trusty Sidekick Theater Company (TSTC) will premiere We Are All Tourists, an outdoor Promenade theatrical 'tour' for children and families in New York City on Governors Island this September. (more...)

Lottoland Gives Brits Chance to Win Almost '400m with US Powerball
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

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BWW Interview: Becky Castells of BILLY ELLIOT at Actors' Repertory Theatre Of Simi
by Cary Ginell - Aug 18, 2017

Choreographer Becky Castells talks with VC On Stage about working with children and eleven-year-old dance whiz Marcello Silva in the Actors' Repertory Theatre of Simi's production of 'Billy Elliot The Musical' (more...)

BWW Editor-in-Chief Robert Diamond to Moderate STREAMING THE PERFORMING ARTS Panel, Featuring Santino Fontana, Ted Chapin, Alex Timbers and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Cennarium will host a 'Streaming the Performing Arts,' panel at Lincoln Center on September 15. Acting as moderator will be BroadwayWorld's very own Editor-In-Chief Robert Diamond. (more...)

The 11th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair To Showcase LA's Favorite And Best-Selling Authors With A Theme Of 'The Great Outdoors'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

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Dito van Reigersberg to Lead 1812 Productions' BUYER & CELLAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Dito van Reigersberg, best known for his work with Pig Iron Theatre Company and as his alter-ego, cabaret queen Martha Graham Cracker, is set to star in Jonathan Tolins' one-man comedy Buyer & Cellar. van Reigersberg replaces previously announced John Jarboe after Jarboe's departure to join Arden Theatre Company's production of Kander & Ebb's Cabaret. (more...)

Today's ARTS IN REVIEW to Feature Cellist Ruslan Birukov and Actor Dean Ghaffari
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Julio Martinez-hosts arts in Review, celebrating the best in theater and cabaret in the greater Los Angeles area, Fridays (2-2:30pm) on KPFK (90.7FM).  (more...)

Michael Kiley's CLOSE MUSIC FOR BODIES to Transform Christ Church Neighborhood House at the Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Bodies and voices resonate together in an immersive performance, Close Music for Bodies, created by multidisciplinary artist Michael Kiley. (more...)

Hong Kong's West Kowloon Cultural District Signs MOU with Studio Wayne McGregor
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) is very pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on a Dance Exchange and Collaboration with the Studio Wayne McGregor Limited (Studio Wayne McGregor) in the United Kingdom. (more...)

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