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Public Theater [Martinson Theater] (New York, NY)
425 Lafayette Street

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RUNAWAYS is composed by Elizabeth Swados and premiered at the Public Theather NYC, 1978. This excellent show which spans multiple musical styles featured such performers as Diane Lane, Trini Alverado, Jossie de Guzman, and Karen Evans.


New Musical KAREHOUSE Debuts Tonight at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

A friendly reminder! KareHouse, a new musical written by Michael Kimmel (Songbird, The Last Goodbye) with music and lyrics by Libby Winters (American Idiot), directed by Jenny Koons (Burn All Night), and produced by John Gallagher Jr., Allison Bressi, and Lianne Kennedy, will be presented in a New York Premiere at Joe's Pub, for two performances only, running tonight (Sept 25 at 7pm) and tomorrow (Sept 26 at 9.30pm). (more...)

BLACK GIRL MAGIC SHOW! by nicHi douglas Comes to Brooklyn's JACK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Black Girl Magic Show! is an absurdist dance theatre lecture by playwright/performer nicHi douglas on Black female identity. Utilizing African Diasporan histories, Black feminist theory, and a lot of stuff douglas made up, she attempts to unpack, re-pack, and de-pack the Black female experience in America as witnessed by one Black woman - The Professor. As the audience follows The Professor, they discover what might happen if the one Black girl without 'Black Girl Magic' takes matters into her own hands. Before the show ends, the audience experiences a TED-type talk, modern dance, a magic routine, and a concert, often simultaneously. And they probably see at least 20 wigs. (more...)

Broken Nose Theatre Announces New Company Members & Artistic Associates
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

As it embarks on its sixth season, Broken Nose Theatre is pleased to announce a major expansion of the company by welcoming four new Company Members and eight new Artistic Associates. (more...)

Teens from Broadway and The West End Sign On for #WeHaveAVoice: Broadway's Teens
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Kara Oates, Mavis Simpson-Ernst, and Lucy-Mae Beacock have all signed-on to perform in #WeHaveAVoice: Broadway's Teens, on October 15, 7:00 p.m. at The Green Room 42 in Manhattan's Theater District. (more...)

Oscar Winner Sean Penn Joins Hulu's Original Drama Series THE FIRST
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Academy Award -winning actor Sean Penn has joined Beau Willimon's upcoming Hulu original drama series THE FIRST. Though details about the role remain under wraps, this marks the acclaimed actor's first foray into television. (more...)

George Salazar and Lauren Harkens Sign on for New KAREHOUSE Musical at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

KareHouse, a new musical written by Michael Kimmel (Songbird, The Last Goodbye) with music and lyrics by Libby Winters (American Idiot), directed by Jenny Koons (Burn All Night), and produced by John Gallagher Jr., Allison Bressi, and Lianne Kennedy, will be presented in a New York Premiere at Joe's Pub, for two performances only, September 25-26, 2017. (more...)

New Line presents Four-Woman Rock Opera LIZZIE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

New Line Theatre, the bad boy of musical theatre, opens its 27th season of adult, alternative musical theatre, with the St. Louis premiere of the four-woman rock opera LIZZIE, a very different take on the Lizzie Borden legend, running Sept. 28-Oct. 21, 2017, at the Marcelle Theater in the Grand Center Arts District. (more...)

Kathryn Gallagher, Ronald Alexander Peet, and More to Headline KAREHOUSE at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

On Monday, September 25th & Tuesday September 26th, KareHouse, a new musical by Michael Kimmel (Songbird, The Last Goodbye) with music and lyrics by Libby Winters (American Idiot), and directed by Jenny Koons (Burn All Night) will be presented for the first time at Joe's Pub (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Sam Pinkleton Explains How He Made GREAT COMET Take Flight!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2017

Sam Pinkleton picked up his first ever Tony nomination for his choreography in Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812. Below, he explains why helping the show (and its movement) to grow on its journey to Broadway was his favorite part of the Comet's arc. (more...)

Victoria Clark Will Replace Julie White in Encores! Off-Center's ASSASSINS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Tony winner Victoria Clark will play Sara Jane Moore in Encores! Off-Center's Assassins. She replaces the previously announced Julie White.  (more...)

Queens Theatre to Bring Ten Stories to Life in PARK PLAYS This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Ten stories about Flushing Meadows Corona Park will come to life in one production, Park Plays, performed from July 28 to August 6 at Queens Theatre, located in Queens' most iconic park.   (more...)

Opera Philadelphia to Premiere WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

September marks the launch of O17, the inaugural edition of Opera Philadelphia's game-changing new annual season-opening festival, and We Shall Not Be Moved (Sep 16-24) is one of three world premieres with which the company looks forward to baptizing the festival by fire. (more...)

Casting Announced for New Line Theatre's 27th Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre," announces its 27th season of adult, alternative musical theatre, including the St. Louis premiere of the four-woman rock opera LIZZIE, a very different take on the Lizzie Borden legend, running Sept. 28-Oct. 21, 2017; followed by Cole Porter's satiric masterpiece ANYTHING GOES, running March 1-24, 2018; and the St. Louis premiere of the world's first bio-historical musical comedy, YEAST NATION, written by the Urinetown team, running May 31-June 23, 2018. All New Line's mainstage shows will be in the company's home, the Marcelle Theater, in Grand Center, St. Louis' arts district. (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company Announces New Season and Membership Program
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Philadelphia Theatre Company announced today the starting lineup of the organization's 2017-2018 season, including the Philadelphia premieres of two plays, a concert series of pre-Broadway musicals, knife-edge comic theater, a musical parody of The Game of Thrones, and sing-a-long holiday programming for family audiences. (more...)

Margaret Ladd Headlines VICTORY GIRLS at Planet Connections Theatre Festivity
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

This summer, The K.G. Scully Players are pleased to present VICTORY GIRLS, by Kristina Poe, directed by Jill DeArmon, as part of the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. (more...)

New Line Announcs 27th Season of Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre," announces its 27th season of adult, alternative musical theatre, including the St. Louis premiere of the four-woman rock opera LIZZIE, a very different take on the Lizzie Borden legend, running Sept. 28-Oct. 21, 2017; followed by Cole Porter's satiric masterpiece ANYTHING GOES, running March 1-24, 2018; and the St. Louis premiere of the world's first bio-historical musical comedy, YEAST NATION, written by the Urinetown team, running May 31-June 23, 2018. All New Line's mainstage shows will be in the company's home, the Marcelle Theater, in Grand Center, St. Louis' arts district. (more...)

Steven Boyer, Alex Brightman, Steven Pasquale, Nikki M. James, Taylor Caldwell and More to Star in Encores! Off-Center's New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Encores! Off-Center Artistic Director Michael Friedman today announced casting for his first season at the helm of the popular summer musical theater series at New York City Center. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: The Scarce History of Tony-Nominated Female Writers by the Numbers
by Daniella Parcell - Jun 10, 2017

This year's Tony Award nominations feature a rarity: a Best Play category comprised of as many women as men. Surrounding Paul Vogel's INDECENT and Lynn Nottage's SWEAT, however, is a profusion of male-written work; of the Best Musical nominees, only one so much as includes a woman on its writing team (Irene Sankoff, COME FROM AWAY). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 7, 2017
by - Jul 7, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Mustafa Shakir, Gabrielle Dennis Join Netflix Original Series MARVEL'S LUKE CAGE
by TV News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Marvel Television and Netflix announced that Mustafa Shakir (The Deuce, The Night Of) and Gabrielle Dennis (Insecure, Rosewood) have joined the cast in the sophomore season of MARVEL'S LUKE CAGE, set to premiere in 2018. All 13-episodes of the first season of MARVEL'S LUKE CAGE are now streaming on Netflix. (more...)

New Line Theatre Announces Season Tickets for the First Time!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre," has announced that for the first time in its history, New Line is selling season tickets, for its 27th season of adult, alternative musical theatre, including the St. Louis premiere of the four-woman rock opera LIZZIE, a very different take on the Lizzie Borden legend, running Sept. 28-Oct. 21, 2017; followed by Cole Porter's satiric masterpiece ANYTHING GOES, running March 1-24, 2018; and the St. Louis premiere of the world's first bio-historical musical comedy, YEAST NATION, written by the Urinetown team, running May 31-June 23, 2018. Tickets go on sale Aug. 1. All New Line's mainstage shows will be in the company's home, the Marcelle Theater, in Grand Center, St. Louis' arts district. (more...)

MISS AMERICA Announces Preliminary Competition Week Judges for Non-Broadcast Segments
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

The Miss America Organization and dick clark productions announced today the panel of judges for the non-broadcast preliminary rounds of THE 2018 MISS AMERICA. (more...)

Mickael de Oliveira's THE CONSTITUTION to Make U.S. Debut at UNDER St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade in association with Saudade Theatre (Producers, Vanessa Varela & Filipe Valle Costa) will present the United States Premiere of Mickael de Oliveira's The Constitution, translated by Maria Ines Marques and directed by Jill DeArmon (Assistant Director, Pedro Marnoto Pereira), August 31-September 10 at UNDER St. Marks (more...)

Young Australian Broadway Chorus to Present SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2017

It's a 'big bright beautiful world' for everyone's favourite ogre in SHREK THE MUSICAL JR., based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film. Presented by the Young Australian Broadway Chorus. (more...)

CalArts Announces New Season Including China and France Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

With two world premieres-a French/American co-production and another launching in China-and the continuing development of new productions, CalArts Center for New Performance (CNP) announces its 2017-2018 season of original works. Highlights include Fantomas-Revenge of the Image, directed by Travis Preston, making its world premiere at China's Wuzhen Festival; and conceived and directed by Arnaud Meunier, the world premiere of Fore! at La Comedie de Saint-Etienne will kick off a four-city tour of France and Belgium. At the same time, CNP will host a roster of distinguished artists-in-residence at CalArts to develop additional new works of theater. (more...)

SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS to Launch Long Wharf's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre and Eva Price will present the opening of the 2017-2018 National Tour of the Obie Award-winning Small Mouth Sounds, by Bess Wohl, directed by Tony-nominee Rachel Chavkin (Natasha Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812). (more...)

BWW TV: Step Into a Little Girl's Big Imagination in Rehearsal for Encores! REALLY ROSIE!
by TV - Press Previews - Jul 26, 2017

Led by Artistic Director Michael Friedman, the popular Encores! Off-Center series returns for its fifth season of landmark Off-Broadway musicals, continuing with Carole King and Maurice Sendak's family musical Really Rosie, directed by Leigh Silverman (August 2-5). (more...)

Long Island International Film Expo Celebrates Closing Night Awards Ceremony
by Movies News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

With the 20th Annual Long Island International Film Expo wrapping Thursday Night after an amazing week that saw 168 short and feature-length films of every genre showcased, LIIFE presented its Closing Night Awards Ceremony at the historic Bellmore Movies where celebs from both Stage and Screen presented honors to those in the film industry for their hard work. (more...)

Terri White, Santino Fontana, Kristy Cates and More Featured on New MAD ABOUT THE BOY Cast Album, Out Today!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

ASCAP Award-winning writer/director Chip Deffaa is releasing a second cast album of his show 'Mad About the Boy' today. The new album - which follows on the heels of the cast album of his recently released 13th Street Theater production - mixes performances by stars of Deffaa's original festival production, plus some very special surprise guests. (more...)

Casting Complete for 'BUBBLY BLACK GIRL' and REALLY ROSIE at Encores! Off-Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Following the success of Assassins, Encores! Off-Center Artistic Director Michael Friedman today announced casting for the next two productions of his first season at the helm of the popular summer musical theater series at New York City Center. (more...)

Samantha Barks, Eleanor Reissa and More Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Long Island Film Expo Continues with Opening Night Red Carpet Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

With the 20th Anniversary of the Long Island International Film Expo having begun this week on July 12th and running until July 20th, this year's schedule includes some of the best short and feature-length independent films from around the world, which will be shown at the historic Bellmore Movies (222 Pettit Avenue, Bellmore, NY 11710)! Opening Red Carpet TONIGHT 5:00PM-7:00PM! (more...)

Jonas Blue Releases Debut Compilation Album 'Electronic Nature - The Mix 2017'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The UK's biggest global breakthrough act, Jonas Blue, reveals his debut compilation album 'Electronic Nature - The Mix 2017'. (more...)

Lucy Liu to Direct Episode of Netflix Original Series MARVEL'S LUKE CAGE
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Marvel Television and Netflix announced that multiple award-winning actress and director, Lucy Liu ('Elementary,' Graceland') is directing the premiere episode of the second season of the Netflix original series MARVEL'S LUKE CAGE, set to premiere in 2018. All 13-episodes of the first season of MARVEL'S LUKE CAGE are now streaming on Netflix. (more...)

Marvel Television and Freeform Set Cast for MARVEL'S NEW WARRIORS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Marvel Television, Freeform and ABC Signature Studios today have completed casting for “Marvel's New Warriors,” their previously announced new comedic live-action adaptation of the popular Marvel comic featuring young adult heroes. “Marvel's New Warriors” marks Marvel's first foray into comedy for a live-action television series slated to debut in 2018 on Freeform, Disney's young adult television and streaming network. (more...)

WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED to Tackle Racism, Identity and More at Opera Philadelphia This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

September marks the launch of O17, the inaugural edition of Opera Philadelphia's game-changing new annual season-opening festival, and We Shall Not Be Moved (Sep 16-24) is one of three world premieres with which the company looks forward to baptizing the festival by fire. (more...)

Rosie's Theater Kids to Sing Original Tunes and More in City Center's THE LOBBY PROJECT Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

The Lobby Project, a series of free pre-performance events presented in conjunction with New York City Center's Encores! Off-Center series (led this summer by producer Helen Handelman and curator Jenny Koons), returns with a line-up of performances and conversations with the artists involved. (more...)

MY WHITELIST Cabaret Raises Visibility for Trans Performers, Disabled Performers, and Performers of Color
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Asking any actor about their 'dream roles' is a pretty easy conversation starter. But that conversation is different and loaded for actors who aren't white/cis/non-disabled. (more...)

Photo FLASH: SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre and Eva Price will present the opening of the 2017-2018 National Tour of the Obie Award-winning Small Mouth Sounds, by Bess Wohl, directed by Tony-nominee Rachel Chavkin (Natasha Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812). (more...)

#WeHaveAVoice: Broadway's Teens Host a One Night Concert to Benefit Covenant House
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

On Sunday, October 15 at 7:00 p.m. at The Green Room 42, New York, NY, young performers from Broadway, Off Broadway, National Tours, Film, and Television, will perform songs that are written for teenagers, but rarely cast with actual teens. (more...)

American Music Theatre Project to Workshop Three New Works This Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

 The American Music Theatre Project at Northwestern University (AMTP) announces the 2017/2018 season of workshop readings written by award-winning music theatre creators, directed by leading regional theater and Broadway directors and performed by students in the AMTP program. (more...)

MISFITS: THE WORST SONG CHOICES BY NYC'S BEST Set for the Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Combining musical theatre, comedy, and other tongue-in-cheek 'art forms,' Cabarets by J&J and the Laurie Beechman Theatre will present MISFITS! Following on the success of other one-night hit cabarets like 'Shipwrecked,' and 'A Swing... and a Miss!', this tongue-in-cheek show takes a hard look at the glorious art of miscast performers through hilarious stories and song. (more...)

Freeform's BLACK-ISH Spin Off Gets New Name; Casts 3 New Series Regulars
by TV News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Freeform, Disney's young adult television and streaming network, adds three series regulars to “grown-ish,” a spin-off of ABC's award-winning hit series “black-ish,” starring breakout star Yara Shahidi as Zoey Johnson, from ABC Signature Studios. The 13-episode, single-camera comedy will start production next month and is set to premiere early 2018 on Freeform and the Freeform App, available on connected TV, mobile devices and online. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! REALLY ROSIE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 2, 2017

Led by Artistic Director Michael Friedman, the popular Encores! Off-Center series returns for its fifth season of landmark Off-Broadway musicals, continuing with Carole King and Maurice Sendak's family musical Really Rosie, directed by Leigh Silverman (August 2-5). (more...)

THE MINDY PROJECT Costume Exhibit Coming to the Paley Center
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

In celebration of the upcoming sixth and final season of The Mindy Project, The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills will showcase the bold color palette and trendsetting style of the critically acclaimed Hulu original comedy series, in an immersive and first-of-its-kind exhibit curated by the series' Emmy-nominated Costume Designer and President of the Costume Designers Guild, Salvador Perez, that will run exclusively at the Paley Center beginning August 26, 2017. (more...)

JACK Unveils Fall 2017 Season of Key Experimenting Artists in Theater, Dance & Music
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Recognized by The Village Voice as 'Best Scrappy Brooklyn Theater' in their Best of 2016 issue, JACK presents a flurry of some of today's key experimenting artists in theater, dance and music, with new work by playwrights Virginia Grise, Azure Osborne-Lee, nicHi douglas, Karma Mayetand Justin Kuritzkes, by choreographer Nicole Bindler, and by composer Justin Hicks with director Charlotte Brathwaite. (more...)

Julian McMahon Joins Cast of Original Hulu Series MARVEL'S RUNAWAYS
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Get ready to run! Actor Julian McMahon from 'Dirk Gently,' is joining the cast of the highly-anticipated Hulu Original Series MARVEL'S Runaways as Jonah. (more...)

Little Radical Theatrics Announces Full 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Little Radical Theatrics, Inc. (Fatima Viegas, Executive Producer) is announcing the first scheduled production of its 2018 season. (more...)

Little Radical Theatrics Proudly Announces its Spring 2018 Production
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Little Radical Theatrics, Inc. (Fatima Viegas, Executive Producer) is proud to announce our first kids/teens only musical for its 2018 spring production! (more...)

Holocaust Historian Shares Untold Survivors' Stories
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

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