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(New York, NY)
137 W. 48th St.
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by TV Scoop - Sep 6, 2018
Get all the scoop on Monologue Highlights from LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, airing on NBC on Wednesday, September 5, 2018!
by Cindy Marcolina - Sep 5, 2019
In a nondescript but not-too-distant future, hotels are starting to use anthropomorphic robots to enhance the stay of their guests. Each one of them has a predictive software that tracks their patron from their booking onward, creating a digital model to cater to all their needs - even those they're unaware of.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
Friends, colleagues, and students of the highly regarded and much loved actor, teacher, writer, and director E. Katherine Kerr will gather on Monday, September 30, 2019, at 6:00 P.M. at Playwrights Horizons Peter Jay Sharp Theater to celebrate her life.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018
Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the independent, not-for-profit affiliate of SDC, Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, today announced unique plans for its 2019 award evening, which will feature original choreographic pieces resulting from a special commissioning program, with the application period now open. SDCF also announced that Victoria Traube would receive a special 'Mr. Abbott' Award at the event, to be held March 25 at the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world's leading hotel companies, is celebrating National Cheeseburger Day on Sept. 18 by giving away up to 10,000 Classic* cheeseburgers at Holiday Inn Burger Theory restaurants.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018
Chefs across the globe have been preparing to show off their skills today as Marriott Hotels rolls out "Chefs Cut", a one-week long culinary experience, that allows guests to go on a flavor-filled adventure, and place their trust and their taste buds in the hands of the chef. Blind-tasting has been around for years, but "Chef's Cut" will include an undisclosed menu and each meal will be hand-crafted by our chefs for the individual. The menu will roll out at six Marriott Hotels around the globe from November 5 th through November 11 th. The "Chef's Cut" experience stems from insights mined from Marriott International's social media command center where we connect with our guests in real-time.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018
Taking over the title role in Neil Koenigsberg's play WINK, Andrik Ochoa begins rehearsals this week after replacing Javen Marquise Smith. A non-binary actor, Ochoa is based in Los Angeles and was recently seen in the film 'Morir de Amor.'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018
It's easy to lose your way in Hollywood. A homeless gender questioning teenager and Dario Villanova, a former A-list actor who is now doing B movies, are both down on their luck in Los Angeles. When a synchronistic meeting connects these two souls, they quickly bond over music, art, and life's unexpected misfortunes. Sometimes the best way forward is to stop fighting the past.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Cyborphic presents: Talos III: Science Fiction Theatre Festival of London
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018
Enjoy a lux night on the town in NYC with a stay at Crosby Street Hotel, a 3-course dinner for 2 plus wine pairings at L'Artusi, and a membership to Carnegie Hall which includes complementary passes to 4 concert rehearsals.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018
The Pierre New York, A Taj Hotel's acclaimed cabaret series, Broadway At The Pierre, continues this month with a celebration of HAMILTON: An American Musical. On Monday November 5th, the iconic five-star hotel will welcome Hamilton alums Sasha Hutchings and Hope Easterbrook for a special one night only performance.
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018
Rob Ruggiero, Producing Artistic Director announced today that TheaterWorks  will present the Westport Country Playhouse's acclaimed production of THE INVISIBLE HAND by Ayad Akhtar, May 24 through June 23, 2018.  THE INVISIBLE HAND is the fourth show of TheaterWorks 32nd Season.
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018
Starting this summer, kids visiting Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta can now learn to be a true mariachi. Believed to have originated in Jalisco, the state in which Puerto Vallarta is found, in the 18th century, mariachi music is recognized as an intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO. Dressed in traditional mariachi clothing, children from 4-12 years old will be given guitar and maracas lessons from a local musician. The resort's social media community manager will be available to take pictures of the kids in the mariachi clothing to share with parents. Held every Wednesday and Saturday, this class will last 45 minutes.
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018
Rob Ruggiero, Producing Artistic Director announced today that TheaterWorks  will present the Westport Country Playhouse's acclaimed production of THE INVISIBLE HAND by Ayad Akhtar, May 24 through June 23, 2018.  THE INVISIBLE HAND is the fourth show of TheaterWorks 32nd Season.
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018
Slightly Stoopid and Cloud 9 Adventures have announced the return of Closer to the Sun, an all-inclusive tropical destination concert vacation held over four nights fromNovember 30-December 4, 2018. Host band Slightly Stoopid with special guests will perform three full shows, with fan-favorite artists Stick Figure and Pepper performing two shows each. Michael Franti & Spearhead and G. Love & Special Sauce will both be performing two shows, including one acoustic set. Reggae legends UB40 feat. Ali Campbell, Astro & Mickey, plus Thievery Corporation, Alborosie, The Expendables,HIRIE, and The Movement are also joining the party.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018
Hannah Gadsby's critically acclaimed and multi-award winning show, Nanette, has been extended for the third time running off-Broadway at The SoHo Playhouse. The new set of NYC performances will run June 20 through June 30 following two Los Angeles performances at Largo on June 6 and 7, 2018. Presented by WestBeth Entertainment, SoHo Playhouse, Barrow Street Productions and Token Events, tickets are on sale now for all performances.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019
As Jordan Berman pounds the New York City pavement searching for Mr. Right, he wards off lonely nights with his trio of close-knit girlfriends. As singles' nights turn into bachelorette parties, Jordan must face his own capacity to love and be loved. This hilarious and heart-wrenching Broadway comedy dives into the trenches of urban single life and the aspirational gay wedding, reminding us that you can't hurry love-no matter how much you wish you could.
by Gil Kaan - Mar 5, 2019
Boston Court Pasadena's artistic director Michael Michetti assuredly directs his pitch-perfect cast in DEEE-livering the whip-smart words of David Hare's THE JUDAS KISS in a smooth, non-stop, totally involving pace. Chameleon Rob Nagle has once again transformed himself into another fully-fleshed out characterization. Nagle COMMANDS the stage every second he's on it. Bravo, Mr. Nagle!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018
Westport Country Playhouse will stage the lavish, large-cast comedy, 'A Flea in Her Ear,' newly adapted by David Ives from the original by Georges Feydeau, and directed by Mark Lamos, Westport Country Playhouse artistic director.  Fresh from a sold-out run by Delaware's Resident Ensemble Players (REP), a professional theater located at the University of Delaware, the co-production with the REP will run in Westport July 10 - 28.  
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018
Head Over Heels, the fifth studio LP from Montreal funk legends Chromeo, is out today onBig Beat/Atlantic Records. Get the album, including “Must've Been” featuring DRAM, “Don't Sleep” feat. French Montana & Stefflon Don, “Bedroom Calling” feat. The-Dream, “Juice” and more here.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018
The final off-Broadway performances of Hannah Gadsby's critically acclaimed and multi-award winning show, Nanette, are scheduled for June 20 - 30 at SoHo Playhouse.  Presented by WestBeth Entertainment, SoHo Playhouse, Barrow Street Productions and Token Events, tickets are on sale now for all performances. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019
Casting is announced for a new production of Agatha Christie's classic whodunit thriller Towards Zero, to be directed by Brian Blessed at The Mill at Sonning.
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 6, 2019
Broadwayworld.com recently had the pleasure of interviewing Executive Chef Franco Robazetti about his work at Surf City and Zeppelin Hall in Jersey City.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces a one-on-one networking event with commercial and indie producers, Writer-Producer Speed Date onJuly 15, 2018 with coaching sessions at 4:30pm and 5:30pm at Studios 353,353 W 48th St, NYC.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018
Westport Country Playhouse will stage the recent Off-Broadway hit, "The Understudy," a backstage comedy about a Hollywood action star rehearsing for a role on Broadway amid tensions with his understudy.
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 23, 2019
The NYC premiere of a marvelous musical, Two's a Crowd is now onstage at 59E59 Theaters through August 25. It has a book by Rita Rudner and Martin Bergman, directed by Mr. Bergman, with music and lyrics by Jason Feddy.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018
Baha Mar, the new luxury destination in Nassau with over 40 restaurants and bars, is celebrating global flavors with summer programming geared towards the culinary minded traveler. Now with three celebrated hotel brands within the destination, including Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, SLS Hotels and Grand Hyatt, Baha Mar invites guests to partake in an array of memorable dining, drinking and hands-on culinary experiences in the heart of the Bahamas.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018
Westport Country Playhouse stages the lavish, large-cast comedy, "A Flea in Her Ear," newly adapted by David Ives from the original by Georges Feydeau, and directed by Mark Lamos, Westport Country Playhouse artistic director.  Fresh from a sold-out run by Delaware's Resident Ensemble Players (REP), a professional theater located at the University of Delaware, the co-production with the REP runs in Westport July 10 - 28.  
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018
Westport Country Playhouse will stage the lavish, large-cast comedy, "A Flea in Her Ear," newly adapted by David Ives from the original by Georges Feydeau, and directed by Mark Lamos, Westport Country Playhouse artistic director.  Fresh from a sold-out run by Delaware's Resident Ensemble Players (REP), a professional theater located at the University of Delaware, the co-production with the REP will run in Westport July 10 - 28.  
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018
Westport Country Playhouse will stage the lavish, large-cast comedy, 'A Flea in Her Ear,' newly adapted by David Ives from the original by Georges Feydeau, and directed by Mark Lamos, Westport Country Playhouse artistic director.  Fresh from a sold-out run by Delaware's Resident Ensemble Players (REP), a professional theater located at the University of Delaware, the co-production with the REP will run in Westport July 10 - 28.  
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2019
Following last year's momentous 50th anniversary celebrations, The Isle of Wight Festival today announces the first artists for the 2019 event, which kicks off the British festival season on  13th - 16th June.
by Nancy Grossman - Jan 23, 2019
You might go home hungry, but you'll have your fill of belly laughs at Wendy MacLeod's SLOW FOOD now having its World Premiere at Merrimack Repertory Theatre in Lowell. We've all been there, sitting in a restaurant, starving, and waiting what seems like eons before the waiter sashays over to introduce himself. "Hello, I'm Bryce - like the Canyon - and I'll be taking care of you." This is the premise and the situation for the couple having a bad first day on their anniversary trip to Palm Springs. Their gratification is seriously delayed, but we get 95 minutes of delicious comedy.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2019
Restaurateur Alexander Duran of Son Cubano and culinary titan Chef David Burke bring modern American-Asian-Cuban fare to Fort Lee, New Jersey with the opening of VENTANAS Restaurant and Lounge at The Modern.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2018
Taking over the title role in Neil Koenigsberg's play WINK, Andrik Ochoa begins rehearsals this week after replacing Javen Marquise Smith. A non-binary actor, Ochoa is based in Los Angeles and was recently seen in the film 'Morir de Amor.'
by Carolan Trbovich - Dec 6, 2018
Carol Burnett has a way with people. She befriends you immediately, puts you at ease and opens up her heart to a candid conversation. What you see is what you get and fans will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with this cherished living legend during her upcoming tour, An Evening of Laughter and Reflection, Where the Audience Asks the Questions. This show has Miss Burnett doing what she does best - connecting with her audience. Besides taking questions, she will be showing clips from her shows in a format that harkens back to the legendary openings of The Carol Burnett Show where her studio audience had an unfiltered opportunity to engage Carol with questions and receive spontaneous answers. 'I love the spontaneity of these evenings,' said Carol.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the December Panel: What It Means to Be a Producer (and Why I Do It) on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 7:30pm (networking at 7pm) at Thursday, December 13, 2018 at Polaris North, 245 W. 29th St. 4th floor, NYC, 10001. This panel is free for TRU members; $12.50 for non-members in advance ($15 at door).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2019
Giraffes strut, birds swoop, gazelles leap - the entire Serengeti comes to life on stage each night in The Lion King. The Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of Disney's much-loved film transports audiences to a dazzling world of glorious colors, stunning effects and enchanting music to tell the story of Simba and his epic journey from wide-eyed cub to his destined role as King of the Pridelands.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018
Laguna Playhouse is thrilled to announce a very special event, a world premiere musical, TWO'S A CROWD starring Rita Rudner and Davis Gaines, book by Martin Bergman and Rita Rudner, music and lyrics by Jason Feddy and directed by Martin Bergman.  
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018
Arena Stage will host a silent and live wine auction on Friday, October 26, 2018 at the Mead Center for American Theater (1101 Sixth St., SW). The event is helmed by Arena Stage Trustees Judith N. Batty, Gene Samburg and Beth Newburger Schwartz.
by Kyle Christopher West - Aug 22, 2018
This September, The Firehouse Theatre will present Elton John and Time Rice's AIDA, directed by Artistic Director, Derek Whitener. The heart wrenching pop-rock musical about an imprisoned Nubian princess will open on September 7th in the old Farmers Branch Firehouse, with performances running through September 23rd. Tickets range from $13-$25.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018
Westport Country Playhouse will stage the recent Off-Broadway hit, 'The Understudy,' a backstage comedy about a Hollywood action star rehearsing for a role on Broadway amid tensions with his understudy.  The cast includes Eric Bryant, Connecticut Critics Circle Award winner; Brett Dalton of ABC's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'; and Andrea Syglowski, award-winning actress. Running August 14 through September 1, the comedy is written by Theresa Rebeck, creator of NBC's show business drama, 'Smash,' and directed by David Kennedy, Westport Country Playhouse associate artistic director.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018
Westport Country Playhouse will stage the recent Off-Broadway hit, 'The Understudy,' a backstage comedy about a Hollywood action star rehearsing for a role on Broadway amid tensions with his understudy.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019
Critically-acclaimed musical theater singer and comedic cabaret artist  Maureen McVerry presents her New Solo Cabaret Show,
by David Edward Perry - Apr 5, 2019
'The Mountaintop' breaks that tired old piggy bank of the homogenized perception of Martin Luther King, Jr. Katori Hall's wonderful writing reveals the extent of how complex and troubled he was; enlightening the audience to want to know more. The incredible performances by Robert Burgins, Jr. and Kenya Stewart are woven with intense emotion and commitment.
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2019
 Slightly Stoopid and Cloud 9 Adventures announce the return of Closer to the Sun, the annual music vacation taking over the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya for four days and nights this December 5-9, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019
Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of a new comedy thriller, "Murder Too," by David Wiltse of Weston, former Westport Country Playhouse playwright-in-residence, on Monday, May 6, at 7 p.m. The cast includes Playhouse alumni David Beach, Joanna Gleason, Deirdre Madigan, and Andrew Veenstra. The reading will be directed by Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. Tickets are $20 each.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019
The Drama League has announced the twelve stage directors who have been selected as the 2019 Directing Fellows of The Drama League Directors Project: NJ Agwuna, Sharifa Elkady, Raz Golden, Chika Ike, Rebecca Marzalek-Kelly, Ismael Lara, Jr., Amanda McRaven, Lindsey Hope Pearlman, Ben Randle, Tai Thompson, Gabriel Torres, and Sophia Watt. They will be publicly introduced to the professional theatre community during the 85th Annual Drama League Awards, which will be held on Friday, May 17, 2019 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway). More information can be found at www.dramaleague.org