Playhouse Theatre

(New York, NY)
137 W. 48th St.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Los Angeles-based indie dream-pop duo tiny deaths release their new EP Magic - The Remixes on 4 October via Handwritten Records. The EP includes remixes by electronic-experimental artist Big Cats, New York-based Indie hip-hop producer and Doomtree's founding member Paper Tiger, Yabil, and tiny death's own Grant Cutler.
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
The next documentary from ESPN Films' Peabody and Emmy award-winning 30 for 30 series, “Chuck & Tito,” will chronicle the hot and cold relationship between MMA fighters Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz—from the very start of the UFC, through its rise in popularity, to present day. The film will air Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN and will join the 30 for 30 library on ESPN+ on October 18, the same day as UFC Fight Night: Reyes vs. Weidman on ESPN2.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Spectra Venue Management has teamed up with Backwards Distilling Company and Townsquare Media for the second annual Booze and Bacon Festival at the Casper Events Center this December. The event will feature bacon-filled dishes from a variety of local restaurants and samples of beer and liquor from national and local reps. All samples are included with admission.
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2019
Bossacucanova first won over fans and critics with their creative and original mix of electronic music and bossa nova, a little more than two decades ago when they exploded onto the scene with their first release Brasilidade (2001). International recognition soon followed with the addition of the Japan and Europe tours and CD release. And in 2002, the band along with collaborator Robert Menescal were nominated for a Latin Grammy. Since then, the trio formed by Alex Moreira, Marcio Menescal and DJ Marcelinho da Lua have released six albums and garnered critical acclaim and fan support worldwide. They are excited to announce their seventh studio album Bossa Got The Blues, due out digitally November 15th from Six Degrees Records and will be available everywhere you stream or download music.
by Review Roundups - Oct 28, 2019
MCC Theater presents the New York premiere of Seared by Pulitzer Prize finalist and two-time Emmy Award nominee Theresa Rebeck.
by TV News Desk - Oct 28, 2019
Pop. 1280 have returned with their first new album in three years - the icy, pulsing Way Station will be released December 6th on Weyrd Son Records.  The album's first single, “Under Duress,” is bleak and brooding and a perfect snapshot into the apocalyptic sounds that await on Way Station.  The band comments:
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019
Tom Ashbrook releases his new single 'Sines' on 25 October via The Other Songs, which premiered via Clash Magazine. This is the title track lifted from his upcoming Sines EP, to be released on 22 November, mastered by Mike Cave (Bob Dylan, Elvis Costello, The Charlatans) and mixed by Mike Halls (Clean Cut Kid). Previous single 'Toon Soon' recently premiered on Vents Magazine, and he has already seen support from Son of Marketing, Mr Foxx Frequency and Music Week. Ashbrook has toured extensively throughout his life and has shared the stage with Simply Red's Mick Hucknell at the Royal Albert Hall, played alongside Jools Holland as a session musician, and composed for the prestigious Matthew Bourne Dance Company. In addition, he worked alongside Sir Paul McCartney and 6ix Toys composing the anthem for Liverpool's 2008 award as European Capital of Culture city and toured with well known Pink Floyd Tribute band, Brit Floyd.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019
Bora York Shared Their New Single 'Something Fine' on 25 October. The single is the third lifted from their upcoming album Emotion Vertigo which will drop on 8 November via Anthem Falls Music. Mastered by Darren Vermaas (The National, Mumford and Sons, Vampire Weekend), the EP features bassist Ian Allison (touring bassist for Eric Hutchinson, Jeremy Messersmith). Bora York duo have already garnered the attention of the likes of Interview Magazine, Earmilk, PopMatters, Indie Shuffle and All Things Go Music, and have racked up over 2.4 million streams between Youtube and Spotify. Their previous single 'Colorado' was well received, and after premiering on CLASH Magazine went reached #1 on Soundcloud's New & hot: Indie playlist.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019
Musical Theatre Factory present a one night only evening celebrating the work of composer and singer Jillian Walker. Blue Ink is sacred space. It's an elegant lecture and calling down.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019
On Monday October 28th, Musical Theatre Factory will present an album release concert of  Lyons and Pakchar's latest musical Beau.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
Let's Do Broadway! The Broadway League's multicultural influencer night inspires and engages with thought leaders within the African American community on how Broadway can increase access and opportunities for diverse audiences.
by TV News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
On December 3, 2019, the Colorado Music Hall of Fame presented by Comfort Dental will host the inductions of '70s rock/fusion guitarist Tommy Bolin; award-winning blues pioneer Otis Taylor; Zephyr and its dynamic lead singer, Candy Givens; Colorado legends Freddi & Henchi, a?oeThe Crown Princes of Funk;a?? legendary concert promoter Tony Spicola; and Colorado music journalist Wendy a?oeRock & Rolla?? Kale.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
BroadwayWorld is looking for seasoned Opera practitioners, educators, and students to write about their theatre auditioning experiences, provide advice, tips, repertoire suggestions and more.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Next month marks the start of November, which means it's time to vote, put up your Thanksgiving decorations, and, most importantly, crown the 'Best Balls' in New York!. Join IGC Hospitality's Fourth Annual Movember Ball - a charitable and friendly meatball competition to raise funds and awareness for The Movember Foundation.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
If you're a New York City-based theater lover with an eye for photography, BroadwayWorld wants you on our team.
by Linnae Medeiros - Oct 17, 2019
To help get students ready for college theatre program auditions, we're taking a closer look at some of the country's most prestigious theatre programs! We're chatting with faculty members from each school to get a better understanding of everything from audition advice to real world experience and more. Today, we're highlighting the Department of Theatre Arts at Marymount Manhattan College. Find out more about the school and see their answers about their program!
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Electronic musician, drummer, and activist Madame Gandhi is back with Visions, the second installment for her ongoing project that elevates and celebrates the female voice. Scheduled for release on October 25, 2019, Visions is a politically super-charged anthemic body of musical work that explores fourth wave feminism and redefines elements of modern femininity today. A world-renowned percussionist and outspoken advocate for gender liberation, Madame Gandhi uses her short form album to pair soundbites of her talks around the world with driving drum solos, joyful percussion and uplifting melodies. Recorded and produced in studios all over the U.S. and U.K., Visions features womxn musicians and engineers including Piper Payne who mastered the short form album.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Desert Ensemble Theatre Company's Ninth Season gets underway October 25-26 with its signature Season Opening Gala, a benefit for the company's Theatre Internship Program and Scholarship Fund.
by Audrey Liebross - Oct 16, 2019
Desert Ensemble Theatre Company's (DETC's) ninth season gets underway on October 25th and 26th with its signature season opening a benefit for the company's theatre internship program and scholarship fund. The first performance is a gala event featuring hors d'oeuvres, wine and desserts.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Los Angeles' new annual music technology conference, Music Tectonics, is launching a set of thought-provoking “Seismic Shifts” trading cards. Each unique card includes an original illustration and colorful design alongside a transformative theme and short explanation. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019
The Monument Lab, an independent public art and history studio based in Philadelphia, in partnership with the Goethe-Institut and the Federal Agency for Civic Education, invites applications for a 2020 cohort of Monument Lab Transnational Fellows. The fellowship program is part of the joint project Shaping the Past.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
Christmas Village in Philadelphia presented by Bank of America will once again return to LOVE Park for its 12th season (1500 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102). From Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 28th) through Christmas Eve (Tuesday, December 24th), with a Preview Weekend on November 23rd and 24th, Christmas Village will transform LOVE Park into an authentic open-air German Christmas market.
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
DRAMA is the multicultural collaboration between producer Na'el Shehade's chic Chicago house-infused production style, and vocalist Via Rosa whose soulful delivery is inspired by the improvisational nature of jazz and playful patterns of hip-hop and bossa nova. The duo play to the complementary dynamics of their unlikely pairing by blurring the lines between R&B and dance-pop, heartbreak and bliss. The pair just announced their full-length debut album Dance Without Me, out February 14 via Ghostly International. The album is a refined collection that recasts romantic tragedy as moonlit self-acceptance, as heard on recent track “Hold On”--released in advance of their recent fall tour with SG Lewis--and new single “Gimme Gimme” which was shared today. The pair has also announced extensive North American, UK & European headline tour dates (see below). 
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
Recently debuting her latest single 'Disko Dancing' last week, DJ and producer Wenzday is back with a new conceptual EP 'Demons Dancing' out Wednesday, November 6th on her label 40z Cult. 'Demons Dancing' is a conceptual EP centered around female empowerment and having fun post-break up, and serves as a follow up to her earlier conceptual EP 'Heartbreak House'. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
Goblin Market, produced by Not Your Mom's Musical Theater, is coming to the Hatbox Theatre from November 15-24. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2:00pm. Tickets are $20 for adults, $17 for members, seniors and students and $15 for senior members. Tickets may be reserved by calling 603-715-2315 or purchased online at
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2019
Stage West will present its 7th annual M.A.D.E. fundraiser, the Holiday Edition of our beloved indoor festival, featuring Music, Arts&Crafts, Drinks, & Eats with local origins. Take advantage and holiday shop for unique local gifts!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019
Latvian-born singer/songwriter Linards Zarins returns with the release of his highly-anticipated new single 'I Miss You.' Continuing a tradition of blazing trails and breaking ground, Zarins sets for a big impact at radio.
by TV News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
Quickly following the release of their Insomniac IN/ROTATION EP 'Boing/Keep My High' and their recent remix of the Charlie's Angels theme song from the official Charlie's Angels movie soundtrack, NYC duo Black Caviar keep the momentum rolling with their brand new 2-track EP 'Moon Landing' out Friday, November 22nd on Thrive Music. 
by TV Scoop - Nov 22, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of SEAL TEAM, airing on CBS on Wednesday, December 4, 2019!
by TV News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
After a decade establishing itself as the most iconic and essential bass music event in Croatia, 2020 sees Outlook Festival open an innovative new chapter with the announcement of Outlook Origins. This all new proposition for 2020 takes place across three special locations; The Garden Resort in Tisno for the main festival, world famous Barbarella's for after-parties and St Michaels Fortress for an all new and very special opening concert. Spanning genres in unprecedented style, Outlook Origins celebrates the best in drum & bass, dubstep, grime, garage, reggae and beyond with 12 world renowned pioneers. Calibre, Goldie, Lenzman, Zed Bias, Mala, DJ Storm, Flava D, D Double E, The Bug, Iration Steppas, Fliptrix and Mungo's Hi Fi curate this special edition. Taking place from 30th July–4th August, it will reinforce the foundations on which the festival was built over 10 years ago and final Early Bird tickets are available now for just £120 +BF. Tickets:
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019
London-based avant-garde House producer JKP has shared his double A-side single 'Blue Sun/ Quiet Place' on 15 November via Byson. JKP has seen support from CLASH Magazine, The 405, Deep House Amsterdam and Tonspion, as well as radioplay by BBC Radio 1's Huw Stephens and BBC Introducing and shot to number 1 on Hype Machine with his edit of Dijon's 'Nico's Red Truck'. He has been featured by popular Youtube channels CloudKid and Wanderlust, and has played alongside the likes of DJ Zinc, Artwork and Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs.
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Next year, The Flenser will be celebrating 10 years of releasing music.  The label will mark the occasion at the 2020 edition of Roadburn Festival in Tilburg, Netherlands with a showcase featuring some of their current artists (including the European debut of Giles Corey with a full band).  Flenser artists performing at Roadburn 2020 (April 16-19): Giles Corey, Midwife, Drowse, Elizabeth Colour Wheel, and Mamaleek.  
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
NO PASSPORT REQUIRED returns for a second season with renowned chef and executive producer Marcus Samuelsson visiting six new cities to explore the rich diversity of immigrant traditions and cuisines woven into American food and culture. To whet viewers' appetites for the new season, PBS will offer a special night of programming on Friday, December 13. Kicking off the evening will be CHEFS MARCUS AND VIVIAN: A TASTE OF WHAT'S NEXT (8:30-9:00 p.m. ET), featuring Marcus and Chef Vivian Howard from the new PBS series SOMEWHERE SOUTH as they meet new friends at L.A.'s Grand Central Market and provide glimpses of their upcoming seasons. NO PASSPORT REQUIRED “Seattle,” a special Season 2 preview follows immediately (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) as Marcus explores the Filipino American community, part of the city's longstanding Asian Pacific American heritage. 
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
IK Multimedia announces the Drum Anthology Libraries for UNO Drum, a free collection of PCM sounds from rare and vintage drum machines designed to expand the cutting-edge sound palette of the UNO Drum with new sounds that pay homage to the past. It includes sounds created using more than 40 drum machines from different eras - from drum machine predecessors of the 1960s, to modern machines from the 1990s and beyond.
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Bohemian Rhapsody” is considered one of the greatest rock songs of all time, so it's no wonder the music video recently hit 1 billion views on YouTube. For decades, fans have belted out the song's iconic lyrics alongside Freddie Mercury's one-of-a-kind vocals, but how many can really sing it just like Freddie? YouTube, Google Creative Lab, and Google Research, working in partnership with Queen, Universal Music Group and Hollywood Records, have built a new AI experiment called FreddieMeter to find out! 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
The world's biggest contemporary Burns celebration, Big Burns Supper, kicks off on 23 January 2020 in its home of Dumfries for its 9th edition. The festival will run across 11 jam-packed days, from 23 January to 2 February, with world class musicians and performers raising a wee dram to Scotland's national bard, in the town he called home.
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
In honor of Disney and Pixar's Coco and Día De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead), a number of experiential activations have been announced for the upcoming live-to-film concert experience taking place at the Hollywood Bowl on Friday, November 8 & Saturday, November 9. The previously announced all-star lineup of specials guests is an international ensemble of Mexican, Latino and Hispanic artists coming together to celebrate Coco and Mexican culture, and includes Benjamin Bratt, Eva Longoria, Carlos Rivera, Miguel, Alanna Ubach, Alex Gonzalez, Jaime Camil, Lele Pons, Rudy Mancuso and Natalia Jímenez who will appear throughout the evening as the beloved film plays on the Bowl's movie screen accompanied by a full, live orchestra. Mariachi Divas will also entertain the audience with traditional Mariachi music throughout the night. Tickets for both dates are on sale now at
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
LA-based producer Blackbird Blackbird has announced his upcoming single 'Collapse' slated to drop on 1st of November via his own imprint Blackbird Blackbird Records. The track is the second lifted from his upcoming LP and follows the release of his single 'Myself' where we saw the young producer begin to expand his chillwave leanings into the sonic territories of Synthwave and new wave. The release boasts mixing credits by Mike Marsh (New Order, Porter Robinson, The Chemical Brothers, Massive Attack, Depeche Mode,) Blackbird Blackbird needs no introduction, and has been featured by the likes of Pitchfork, Noisey, Resident Advisor, XLR8R, The Fader, Stereogum, Interview Magazine, Earmilk, Buzznet and This Song is Sick amongst many others. With releases on esteemed imprints such as Prime Ordeal, Alaya, and Om, he has seen airplay from BBC's Radio 1 Essential Mix, Rob Da Bank, and 6 Mix, and has charted on Billboard Dance/Electronic Digital chart. The young producer has racked up over 62 million Spotify plays, over 8.1 Million Soundcloud plays, nearly 12 million Youtube streams and has seen support from tastemaker Youtube Channel Mr Suicide Sheep.
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2019
Les Cooles De Ville is an Amsterdam based alternative hiphop group creating soulful music using elements of jazz, bossa nova and pop. Recording and performing with live instrumentation and a mixture of samples and electronics they bring a unique, international vibe to the musical landscape Quirky colourful, laidback and romantic they deliver a sound reminiscent of contemporaries like The Internet and Tom Misch. Sometimes referred to as the Dutch equivalent of the Native Tongues the group's sound is inspired by acts like Digable Planets, De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest, Lucy Pearl and Slum Village.
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Palm Springs Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
In October, Dan Snaith shared his first track as Caribou in five years – the warm and addictive “Home” – and announced a 13-date North American tour, with shows in Brooklyn and Toronto already sold out and more dates added. The track received acclaim from The FADER, NPR, and Brooklyn Vegan, all of whom widely praised “Home” as a welcome comeback, leaving fans yearning for more.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
Stage West is proud to present its 7th annual M.A.D.E. fundraiser, the Holiday Edition of our beloved indoor festival, featuring Music, Arts&Crafts, Drinks, & Eats with local origins. Take advantage and holiday shop for unique local gifts!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
The NY debut of MsTRIAL will open this Wednesday December 4 at New World Stages.Starring Christine Evangelista (TV's 'The Arrangement,' 'The Walking Dead,' Film: Bleed For This) with Janie Brookshire (Broadway's The Philanthropist. TV's 'Blue Bloods'), Dep Kirkland (TV's ' Twin Peaks,' 'Law & Order'), Alan Trinca (NY: Friends The Musical Parody. Regional: A Clockwork Orange), Gayle Samuels (Broadway's Children of a Leser God, Sunset Boulevard) with understudies Bill Coyne (NY: L'il Abner) and Jeannine Kaspar (TV: 'The Loudest Voice,' 'Law & Order: SVU').
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
The String Orchestra of Brooklyn (SOB), led by conductor Eli Spindel, releases its debut album afterimage on Friday, January 17, 2020 on Furious Artisans. The record features 2020 Grammy-nominated composer Christopher Cerrone's High Windows featuring the SOB and the Argus Quartet; Jacob Cooper's Stabat Mater Dolorosa featuring soprano Mellissa Hughes, mezzo-soprano Kate Maroney, and the SOB; Niccolò Paganini's Caprice No. 6 in G minor 'The Trill / Tremolo' (Lento) featuring violinist Rachel Lee Priday; and the first movement of Giovanni Battista Pergolesi's Stabat Mater, 'Stabat Mater Dolorosa.'
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Palm Springs Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2019
Bravo team is on a mission to protect aid convoys in an Ebola hot zone after a warlord steals preserved samples of the virus that can be weaponized.
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
Join the popular royal historian and TV personality Lucy Worsley as she brings to life a magnificent Tudor Christmas, exploring the rituals and riches of the 12-day holiday as it was celebrated during the reign of King Henry VIII. With Lucy as our guide — in lavish period costume — we discover that many of our current traditions, from carols to Christmas cake, from gift-giving to mulled wine, have surprising Tudor origins. Enjoy a fun-filled and revelatory extravaganza that combines the sacred and the secular into an unforgettable time filled with entertainment, feasting, drinking and traditions both strange and familiar. LUCY WORSLEY'S 12 DAYS OF TUDOR CHRISTMAS premieres Wednesday, December 25, 2019, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET (check local listings) on PBS, and the PBS App.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019
Corkscrew Theater Festival is now accepting submissions for its fourth annual season, which will take place in Summer 2020 from July 30-August 30 at A.R.T./New York's Mezzanine Theatre (502 W 53rd St, Manhattan). Along with its move uptown from the East Village, the festival will expand its support for artists: for the first time, Corkscrew will provide its five productions with commissioning fees, help in defraying physical production costs, and more. These new initiatives further Corkscrew's mission to reduce the steep financial and material barriers for early-career artists striving to produce work unreliant on traditional nonprofit and commercial models.
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2019
Diplo and SIDEPIECE unveil their first ever collaboration, “On My Mind,” today.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019
The Kitchen presents The Ghosts of the Night Flock: A Standing on the Corner Art Ensemble Holiday Performance Extravaganza, on December 19. This one-night-only song cycle from the New York-based art ensemble Standing on the Corner will reflect on the mysteries of the season, and the holiday rituals of displaced people that link us back. For this special seasonal concert in a holiday-themed setting, the art ensemble will perform their compositions joined by surprise guests as the angels, ghouls, and ghosts of Christmas past.