Sarafina! Broadway

Set in 1976, in South Africa, black students are injured during a protest. Led by a fellow classmate, the students present a play about the symbolic Day of Liberation they all dream of—when their hero, Nelson Mandela is released from prison.

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Cort Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
138 West 48th St.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director Tim Sanford, Managing Director Leslie Marcus) is, from now through Thursday, September 5, at noon, accepting entries for the Live for Five online lottery, giving out $5 tickets to the world premiere production of Heroes of the Fourth Turning, written by Will Arbery (Plano, Evanston Salt Costs Climbing) and directed by Danya Taymor (a?oeDaddy,a?? Pass Over). In Heroes of the Fourth Turning, four young conservatives have gathered at a backyard after-party in rural Wyoming.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017
It's the circle of life, and it moves us all through despair and hope, through faith and love 'till we find our place on the path, unwinding in the circle - the circle of life.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017
Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab today announced the appointment of Gregory Mosher as a new Professor and the first Jay and Patty Baker Chair of Theatre, beginning this semester. As part of the growth of this department, Mosher has Alec Baldwin as a guest lecturer today, Wednesday, September 27th. There will be other special guests brought in to meet students throughout the year.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
The Shakespeare Project of Chicago gives a different perspective to the Titanic story when it presents the world premiere of THE CALIFORNIAN INCIDENT, by James Richard Goeser, adapted for the stage with Peter Garino. The theatrical reading will be Sept. 20, 2019, at the Niles-Maine District Library.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018
The Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 production of PLOT POINTS IN OUR SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT began rehearsals this Tuesday, September 11. PLOT POINTS IN OUR SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT, by the emerging new playwright Miranda Rose Hall, to be directed by Margot Bordelon, will begin performances Saturday, October 6, open on Monday, October 22, and run through Sunday, November 18 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018
The Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 production of PLOT POINTS IN OUR SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT opened Monday night, October 22nd at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). PLOT POINTS IN OUR SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT, a new play by Miranda Rose Hall, directed by Margot Bordelon, is set to run through Sunday, November 18.
by Lindsay Kruger - Oct 15, 2018
In its South African debut, Candice Bernstein and Matt Newman star in the hilariously haunting GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES at Alexander Bar next month. In this interview they give us a glimpse into their journey with their complex characters of Kayleen and Doug, and how GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES affects those both on and off stage.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Playwrights Horizons, responding to critical acclaim and popular demand, announces a two-week extension of the world premiere production of Heroes of the Fourth Turning.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018
The Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 production of PLOT POINTS IN OUR SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT began rehearsals this Tuesday, September 11. PLOT POINTS IN OUR SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT, by the emerging new playwright Miranda Rose Hall, to be directed by Margot Bordelon, will begin performances Saturday, October 6, open on Monday, October 22, and run through Sunday, November 18 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). Check out photos from the production below!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018
The Hunter Theater Project at Hunter College (President, Jennifer J. Raab) announced a two-week extension today for the critically acclaimed New York premiere of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA, directed by Richard Nelson, at the Frederick Loewe Theater (E. 68th Street between Lexington and Park Ave). Translated by Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky, and directed by Nelson, UNCLE VANYA began performances on Friday, September 7 and was originally scheduled to run through October 14.
by Marianka Swain - Nov 5, 2018
South African actress Gugwana Dlamini has a long history with Disney's The Lion King, from the original animated movie through to performances in the stage show around the world. She discusses returning to the show's West End home at the Lyceum Theatre, where she stars as Rafiki.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017
The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2017
What is Coming and Leaving HULU in December. Please note titles and dates are subject to change.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2018
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017
The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017
A post-Thanksgiving performance of An Evening of Classic Broadway will take place on Tuesday, November 28th at 8PM (doors open at 6:30) at LA's live music venue Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Feliz. BroadwayWorld.com calls the show, '... guaranteed fun, extra high on entertainment... Broadway standards both classic and contemporary, with a bevy of great singers on board.' Music Director and Master of Ceremonies Brad Ellis (Glee, Forbidden Broadway) and (producer, Cabaret artist) Dianne Fraser welcome a new cast with each edition of the popular concert series presented by Fraser Entertainment Group.
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2019
Tickets are now on-sale for the New York Premiere of the new musical comedy BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER, opening Off-Broadway this summer at Greenwich House Theater (27 Barrow Street). The follow-up to his viral smash hit Be More Chill which made its Broadway bow this spring, BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER features music and lyrics by two-time Drama Desk Award nominee Joe Iconis ('Smash', The Black Suits, Bloodsong of Love at Ars Nova), who also co-wrote the book with Lance Rubin (Denton Little's Deathdate), and Jason SweetTooth Williams (Be More Chill). Directed and choreographed by Jennifer Werner (The Book of Mormon Supervising Associate Director), BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER begins previews Tuesday, July 9, 2019, with an official opening night of Tuesday, July 23, for a limited engagement of ten weeks through Sunday, September 15.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2018
Dancing all night, eight times a week is the company of the ten-time Tony nominated My Fair Lady. Led by Lauren Ambrose and Harry Hadden-Paton, the cast is made of 37 of Broadway's best, who effortlessly bring the Lerner & Lowe classic back to the forefront  this season.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019
New York Classical Theatre in association with Voza Rivers/New Heritage Theatre Group and David Heron's Sure Thing Productions will present a staged reading production of David Stallings' new play Leonora at the Williams Institutional CME Church in Harlem on Monday June 3 at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019
Next up at the Kitchen Theatre Company is The Royale by Marco Ramirez, a play that will leave audiences breathless with its emotionally-charged fight scenes, lyrical dialogue, and poignant critique of American race relations. Performances of The Royale begin at the Kitchen Theatre Company in the Percy Browning Performance Space on March 10th and run through March 31st. Opening night is Thursday, March 14th.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019
Geva Theatre Center's 2018-2019 Fielding Studio Series concludes with The Royale, written by Marco Ramirez. This production comes to Geva from the Kitchen Theatre Company in Ithaca, N.Y., with the original cast and design team and is directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh. The production begins performances on April 11 and runs in the Fielding Stage through April 28.
by David Fick - Mar 2, 2018
Since establishing Sarafina Magazine in 2016, South African blogger and actress Candice Bernstein has featured over 150 womxn, drawing readers from over 90 countries. She took some time out from preparing for her upcoming Sarafina Magazine: Live event to take part in this week's edition of 'Five on Friday' for BroadwayWorld South Africa.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019
Next up at the Kitchen Theatre Company is The Royale by Marco Ramirez, a play that will leave audiences breathless with its emotionally-charged fight scenes, lyrical dialogue, and poignant critique of American race relations. Performances of The Royale begin at the Kitchen Theatre Company in the Percy Browning Performance Space on March 10th and run through March 31st. Opening night is Thursday, March 14th.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019
A private, invitation only industry reading of the new musical Mandela will be held on Thursday, March 14 and Friday, March 15, 2019. Mandela has music and lyrics by two South African composer/lyricists signed to Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Greg Dean Borowsky and Shaun Borowsky, with a book by Laiona Michelle (Little Girl Blue: The Nina Simone Musical). This reading is directed by Schele Williams (Rent, Motown: The Musical), with music direction by Alvin Hough, Jr. (Once On This Island). Fifth Estate Entertainment (Nathan Gehan/Jamison Scott) serves as general manager for the reading. The reading will be attended by Nandi Mandela, Nelson Mandela's granddaughter, on behalf of the Mandela family who have officially partnered with the show.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018
 Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab announced today the inaugural production of the Hunter Theater Project, the New York premiere of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA at the Frederick Loewe Theater at Hunter College (E. 68th Street and Lexington Avenue), directed by Richard Nelson. Translated byRichard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky. This production is the first time renowned Russian literature translators Pevear and Volokhonsky will have a work premiere in New York City, following the show's world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego, California. Previews for UNCLE VANYA begin Friday, September 7. The production runs through Sunday, October 14, with an official press opening on Sunday, September 16. Tickets are on sale now.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
Award winning actor James Duke Walker will host the PHP (People Helping People) Agency's Independence Day Life Coaching and Networking event at The New Vibe Lounge on Friday, July 5.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018
Presented with support from the Swedish Embassy, Pretoria; the Swedish Author Fund; and Bilimankhwe Arts. Grateful thanks to Michaela Waldram-Jones; Goldsmiths Theatre dept, University of London; and Poplar Union.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
THE WHITE DRESS, written by Roger Q. Mason and directed and choreographed by Adin Walker will have a limited engagement Summer run, July 5-20 at the Access Theater, 380 Broadway. Based on the playwright's true-life experience, this is a genderqueer coming-of-age tale for the they/them generation.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018
Gloucester Stage Company continues its 39th season of professional theater with the New England premiere of Jason O'Connell and Brenda Withers' Cyrano from July 13 through August 11 at Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. Gloucester Stage Artistic Director Robert Walsh directs this adaptation of Rostand's 1897 classic, Cyrano de Bergerac. According to Walsh, 'Cyrano, a new adaptation of the famous play by Edmond Rostand (Cyrano de Bergerac), by Brenda Withers & Jason O'Connell, is a fast-paced, contemporized version featuring a small cast breathing fresh life into this large-scale classic.  Witty, clever, insouciant and fully enjoying the poetic bravura through a modern-day lens and very approachable language, this New England premiere will be perfect for Gloucester Stage!  A beautiful tale told with panache.'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018
After a successful year of bringing womxn's stories to the forefront, Sarafina Magazine invites you to join the conversation. Inspired by The Hollywood Reporter's Roundtables, Sarafina Magazine: Live will feature discussions with South Africa's leading womxn artists and arts industry professionals. Sarafina Magazine founder, Candice Bernstein, will moderate the fourth installment of the bi-monthly talkback series which kicked off in January 2018. Audience members are encouraged to engage in the discussion through a Q&A session at the end of the talkback.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
The new musical comedy BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER, now playing its New York Premiere engagement atGreenwich House Theater (27 Barrow Street), will play its final performance on Sunday, August 18, 2019 after 48 performances.
by BWW Contests - Jul 29, 2019
You ready hunters? BroadwayWorld is giving you a chance to win tickets to the Off-Broadway production of Joe Iconis' Broadway Bounty Hunter! The winner will receive two tickets to a performance of their choosing*. The contest will run now through July 21st, at 11:59 PM EST. Be sure to enter for your chance to win TODAY!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018
Local kids at the Mount Tabor Arts summer camp are at it again this summer pouring their hearts into preparing 'Lion King Jr. one of Disney's favorite tales of Simba learning about the Circle of Life! This is the second youth performance of the newly launched Mount Tabor Arts Collaborative.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019
Get a first look inside the new musical comedy Broadway Bounty Hunter, now playing its New York Premiere engagement Off-Broadway at Greenwich House Theater (27 Barrow Street).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018
Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced two new productions for this fall: THE HARD PROBLEM, a new play by Tom Stoppard, to be directed by Jack O'Brien, beginning performances Thursday, October 25 and opening Monday, November 19 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater; and the Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 production of PLOT POINTS IN OUR SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT, a new play by Miranda Rose Hall, to be directed by Margot Bordelon, which will begin performances Saturday, October 6, open on Monday, October 22, and run through Sunday, November 18 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019
After two successful years of bringing womxn's stories to the forefront, Sarafina Magazine invites you to join the conversation. Inspired by The Hollywood Reporter's Roundtables, Sarafina Magazine: Live, a talkback series that launched in January 2018, features discussions with South Africa's leading womxn artists and arts industry professionals. Sarafina Magazine founder, Candice Bernstein, will moderate the sixth installment of the bi-monthly talkback series. Audience members are encouraged to engage in the discussion through a Q&A session at the end of the talkback.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019
Building on 40 years of producing powerful contemporary theatre, Studio Theatre is pleased to announce a new class of commissioned playwrights and directors to Studio R&D, its incubator to support the creation of new work from inception to first production. Incoming Studio R&D artists are playwrights James Fritz, James Ijames, Steph Del Rosso, and Emily Schwend, as well as directors Carl Cofield, Lila Neugebauer, and Eric Ruffin. These exciting talents from the US and UK will have Studio's full support in creating aesthetically diverse new work to be presented in future seasons and introduced into the international repertoire. As they create Studio-specific works, commissioned artists will visit Studio to get to know its theatres, programming, and audiences in person.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018
After a successful year of bringing womxn's stories to the forefront, Sarafina Magazine invites you to join the conversation. Inspired by The Hollywood Reporter's Roundtables, Sarafina Magazine: Live will feature discussions with South Africa's leading womxn artists and arts industry professionals. Sarafina Magazine founder, Candice Bernstein, will moderate the bi-monthly talkback series, which kicks off this month with a panel to be announced shortly. Audience members are encouraged to engage in the discussion through a Q&A session at the end of the talkback.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018
TV star and sensational songstress Sihle Ndaba has joined the cast of the KING KONG - THE MUSICAL at the Fugard Theatre.  
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019
Next up at the Kitchen Theatre Company is The Royale by Marco Ramirez, a play that will leave audiences breathless with its emotionally-charged fight scenes, lyrical dialogue, and poignant critique of American race relations. Performances of The Royale begin at the Kitchen Theatre Company in the Percy Browning Performance Space on March 10th and run through March 31st. Opening night is Thursday, March 14th.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019
In a recent interview with the New York Times, Be More Chill composer Joe Iconis revealed that an off-Broadway production of Broadway Bounty Hunter, starring Annie Golden, is in the works. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017
The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017
The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017
The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018
Yale Repertory Theatre will present the world premiere of Good Faith: Four Chats about Race and the New Haven Fire Department by Karen Hartman, directed by Kenny Leon, February 1-23, 2019 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, February 7.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017
The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.
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
DISNEY'S THE LION KING JR. opens at Artisan Center Theater on Friday, August 10, 2018 and runs through Saturday, August 18, 2018. The 148 seat Second Stage facility is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst. Performances are at 7:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday with additional 3:30pm matinees on Saturdays. Reserved seating tickets are $15.00. Tickets can be purchased online at ArtisanCT.com, or by calling the box office at 817-284-1200.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
Playwrights Horizons continues its 2019/20 season of works from groundbreaking playwrights pushing their singular styles to new heights with Heroes of the Fourth Turning, written by Will Arbery
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019
Producers Jennifer Ashley Tepper and Allison Bressi announce the cast of the New York Premiere of the new musical comedy BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER, opening Off-Broadway this summer at Greenwich House Theater