Theatre Information

John Golden Theatre (New York, NY)
252 West 45th St.


BWW Review: TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL in Hamburg
by Helge Arnoldt - Mar 8, 2019

Tina The Musical has arrived in Germany. The acclaimed show about Tina Turner's life which premiered in April 2018 at the Aldwych Theatre in London now opens at the Operettenhaus in Hamburg. (more...)

Michigan Opera Theatre To Present Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater 60th Anniversary Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Michigan Opera Theatre will present Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for three performances March 15-17 at the Detroit Opera House. The event celebrates the company's 60th anniversary with a special, two-act ballet, 'Lazarus,' as well as their signature piece, 'Revelations' and other works. The company, recognized by the U.S. Congress as a vital American 'Cultural Ambassador to the World,' is known for celebrating the African-American cultural experience and the American modern dance tradition. (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Storylines for ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING on THE CW - Saturday, March 16, 2019
by TV Scoop - Mar 7, 2019

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Storylines for ONE MAGNIFICENT MORNING, airing on THE CW on Saturday, March 16, 2019! (more...)

The Fifth Annual Segal Center Film Festival on Theatre and Performance Opens March 8
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

The fifth annual Segal Center Film Festival on Theatre and Performance (FTP).The program includes a roster of more than 25 features, shorts, and documentaries by artists from Argentina, Russia, Haiti, Switzerland, Spain, Germany, Japan, Romania, Australia, Chile, Poland, Belgium, France, the United States, and more. The festival takes place on Wednesday, March 6; Friday, March 8; and Monday, March 11 at The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, located at The Graduate Center, City University of New York, NYC, 365 Fifth Avenue, at 34th Street. (more...)

Announcing The 2019-2020 PATHS And Jerome Foundation Residents
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Abrons Arts Center (AAC), the Lower East Side arts institution that has long been a nexus of creative communities and local cultures, is pleased to announce its 2019-2020 Jerome Foundation AIRspace Residents, a group of four interdisciplinary artists engaged in the fields of visual arts, performing arts, and social practices. In addition, Abrons is launching its first-ever Promoting the Arts Throughout Henry Street (PATHS) residency program, selecting four artists for the program's inaugural cohort.  (more...)

Harris Center To Present The National Tour Of LEGALLY BLONDE--The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

OMG! Based on the 2001 film, Legally Blonde-The Musical is a journey from the sorority house to the halls of justice. Elle Woods appears to have it all, until her boyfriend dumps her to attend Harvard Law. Determined to get him back, Elle uses her ingenuity and charm to get into Harvard too, tackling stereotypes, snobbery and scandal along the way. Legally Blonde-The Musical is "a high-energy… hymn to the glories of girlishness" (New York Times). (more...)

Goldenvoice Presents PORTER ROBINSON'S MULTIVERSE FESTIVAL At Middle Harbor Shorline Park Oakland, CA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

From his groundbreaking debut Worlds to his 'Shelter' collaboration with Madeon and his early 2000s love letter as Virtual Self, PORTER ROBINSONhas proven himself to be one of the most dynamic artists in the electronic genre right now.  On Saturday, June 15, he will unveil his next endeavor - PORTER ROBINSON'S MULTIVERSE FESTIVAL.  Presented by Goldenvoice, MULTIVERSE will be a one-of-a-kind unique event for his fans set to take place at Middle Harbor Shoreline Park (MHSP) in the Bay Area of Northern California. (more...)

BWW TV: Welcome to Wonderland! Inside Opening Night of MCC's ALICE BY HEART
by TV - Opening Night Special - Mar 2, 2019

Earlier this week, MCC Theater celebrated the official opening of the New York premiere of the musical Alice By Heart with book by Steven Sater with Jessie Nelson, music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Steven Sater and directed by Jessie Nelson. (more...)

BWW Review: Duncan Sheik, Steven Sater and Jessie Nelson's ALICE BY HEART Turns Blitz-Ravaged London into Wonderland
by Michael Dale - Mar 17, 2019

According to this reviewer's admittedly casual bit of Googling, the first Broadway production based on Lewis Carroll's 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' was playwright Alice Gerstenberg's version, which opened at the Booth in 1915. But undoubtedly there were many other variations before then. (more...)

Review: In LACKAWANNA BLUES, Ruben Santiago-Hudson Pays Tribute to the Incredible Woman Who Lovingly Raised Him
by Shari Barrett - Mar 15, 2019

There is something special about the magic which is created during a live theater performance that cannot be duplicated on television or film as the interaction with an audience allows well-written and directed stories, starring incredibly talented actors, to soar into the history books as an event not to miss. Such is the case in LACKAWANNA BLUES, Tony Award-winning actor and talented stage director Ruben Santiago-Hudson's theatrical memoir in which he returns to his roots in a tour-de-force performance accompanied throughout by Grammy-winning blues guitarist, composer and actor Chris Thomas King. (more...)

Clara Mae Returns With New Single 'Lost'
by TV News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Swedish singer-songwriter Clara Mae returns today with her new single “Lost,” available now alongside a Madeline Kate Kann-directed visual companion. The Anton Rundberg-produced track (Carly Rae Jepsen, Galantis) marks a triumphant return for the in-demand songstress, who is due to release her forthcoming sophomore EP later this year. This month will also see Clara hitting the road supporting singer-songwriter Ella Vos on her North American tour, kicking off March 21st in Seattle, WA and running through end April, before heading overseas to perform as special guest on singer-producer Alex Aiono's #Fun23 tour. (more...)

Italian Theater Festival NY Announces 2019 Mario Fratti Award Winner
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY announces Tobia Rossi's play Hide and Seek (Nascondino) as the 2019 Mario Fratti Award winner. The award ceremony will take place on Monday, May 13 at 6pm at the Italian Cultural Institute (686 Park Ave, New York, NY 10021) where the reading of the translation of the play, made by the official translator of the award Carlotta Brentan, will be presented together with the award to playwright Tobia Rossi. Special mention goes to Ulisse-L'ultimo Inganno by Antonia Brancati in second place and third place goes to L'Annunciazione by Pasquale Faraco. (more...)

Chico, Canine Co-Star of LEGALLY BLONDE, Passes Away
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 13, 2019

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of canine actor, Chico the Chihuahua, best known to Broadway audiences as 'Bruiser Woods' in Legally Blonde.  Veteran animal trainer Bill Berloni revealed the news in a touching tribute tonight on social media. (more...)

The Chamber Music Society Of Palm Beach Presents The Escher Quartet
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

The Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach will present the Escher Quartet at The Norton Museum of Art in Palm Beach. (more...)

BWW Interview: Xiaoxiao Cao, A CHINESE BALLERINA IN THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Majestic Theatre
by Qianqian Xing - Mar 12, 2019

Xiaoxiao Cao, a twenty-nine old ballerina born, raised and trained in China, made her Broadway debut in February 2019 as a member of Phantom's dance corps. (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Storylines for THE CBS DREAM TEAM… IT'S EPIC! on CBS - Saturday, March 30, 2019
by TV Scoop - Mar 12, 2019

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Storylines for THE CBS DREAM TEAM… IT'S EPIC!, airing on CBS on Saturday, March 30, 2019! (more...)

Sum 41 Announces 'No Personal Space Tour'
by TV News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

 Grammy nominated rock band Sum 41 are bringing it back to where it all began. With an up close and personal show, the band has announced an intimate club tour across the United States entitled the No Personal Space Tour. The upcoming tour kicks off on April 30th in San Antonio, TX. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, March 15th at 10am Local Time. A full list of dates and ticket links are available at http://sum41.com/.  (more...)

Tribeca Film Festival Announces 2019 Short Film Lineup
by TV News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

The 18th annual Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, today announced its 2019 lineup of 63 diverse and engaging short films in competition, including 31 world premieres. This year's shorts program includes a cross-section of international and U.S. filmmakers, curated from a record 5131 submissions with female filmmakers directing 45% of the selections. The short films will be presented in 11 distinct competition programs, consisting of six narrative, four documentary, and one animation program. There will also be special screening programs for the annual Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival and the debut of shorts from The Queen Collective, a program aimed at accelerating gender and racial equality behind the camera. The 2019 shorts lineup is programmed by Sharon Badal and Ben Thompson. The 2019 Tribeca Film Festival takes place April 24 - May 5. (more...)

Lily & Joan Theatre Company Announces Cast & Creative Team For A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Lily & Joan Theatre Company began rehearsal this week for their inaugural production, an adaptation of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream". Director and Lily & Joan Co-Founder Emily P. Faith leads a team of womxn and gender nonconforming artists, putting a relevant twist on a classic tale. (more...)

Miranda Lambert's MuttNation Celebrates 10 Years of Giving with $150,000 in Grants to Animal Shelters
by TV News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Long before Miranda Lambert became the most honored artist in ACM history, she and her mother, Bev Lambert, were rescuing animals - a tradition that shows no sign of slowing down. Between the two of them, they share their homes with 15 Shelter pets. In 2009, the animal-loving mother and daughter team decided to make things official and co-founded MuttNation Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit with a mission to promote the adoption of Shelter animals, assist with animal transport and help during times of natural disaster. MuttNation is proudly celebrating its 10th Anniversary. (more...)

Kevin Saunderson Announces 30 Years of Inner City
by TV News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

The influential Detroit music group has evolved, heading on a celebratory tour which sees their first live performances outside of America in 20 years. With new music also on the horizon this marks an exciting new era for Inner City. (more...)

BWW Interview: William A. Reilly Talks About Future Plans for Crown City Theatre
by Don Grigware - Mar 1, 2019

William A. Reilly has been co-producer/ co-artistic director of Crown City Theatre going on 22 years. Crown has been located at St. Matthew's Church in NoHo for almost 12 years. April 1 the company must leave, as St Matthew's has received a grant to make the spaces a homeless Shelter. Reilly sat down recently and talked about what the group will do as they look to the future. Close local spaces are being investigated as rentals until a new permanent space is relegated. (more...)

Sebadoh Announce First Studio Album In 6 Years, ACT SURPRISED Out 5/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Today, indie-rock pioneers Sebadoh announced their first new studio album in more than six years Act Surprised will release on May 24th via Dangerbird Records. The band released the official video for the album's first single 'celebrate the void' and has also announced a full US tour. Act Surprised is now available for pre-save/pre-order and includes an instant download of 'celebrate the void.' (more...)

What Is Coming And Going From HULU This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Here's what is coming and going to Hulu for March! (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 2/28: AIN'T TOO PROUD and KING LEAR Begin Previews, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 28, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! We'd like to first wish a great first preview to both Ain't Too Proud and King Lear, as well as a happy opening to Superhero off-Broadway! (more...)

BWW Review: Athol Fugard's BOESMAN AND LENA and The Need To Be Seen Through Another's Eyes
by Michael Dale - Feb 27, 2019

The soft clanging of pots and pans gently hitting each other is the first indication that the title characters of South African playwright Athol Fugard's 1969 indictment of Apartheid segregation, Boesman and Lena have arrived. (more...)

Fred Armisen, Steve Albini, Kelley Deal, and Blasko Interviewed by Feline Lil BUB at CATSBURY PARK CAT CONVENTION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

Jack Paar paved the way for Johnny Carson who inspired the great David Letterman, topping the exclusive list of legendary talk show hosts... But get ready for them to get pawed off their pedestals by legendary kitty icon LIL BUB and her feline-tastic talkshow, Lil BUB's Big SHOW on Animalist (Discovery Network's exclusive YouTube channel). Over 13 star studded episodes and multiple live events, Lil BUB interviewed superstars like Michelle Obama, Andrew W.K., Whoopi Goldberg, and Jack McBrayer all while showcasing a different animal welfare organization in each episode! (more...)

Photo Coverage: MCC's ALICE BY HEART Celebrates Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Feb 27, 2019

Last night was the official opening of the New York premiere of the musical Alice By Heart with book by Steven Sater with Jessie Nelson, music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Steven Sater and directed by Jessie Nelson. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for MCC's ALICE BY HEART!
by Walter McBride - Feb 27, 2019

Last night was the official opening of the New York premiere of the musical Alice By Heart with book by Steven Sater with Jessie Nelson, music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Steven Sater and directed by Jessie Nelson. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ Comes to Spencer Theater Sunday, March 10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

Fling witches, flying monkeys, talking trees, swirling atmosphere - oh my! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of ALICE BY HEART Takes Opening Night Bows
by Walter McBride - Feb 27, 2019

Last night was the official opening of the New York premiere of the musical Alice By Heart with book by Steven Sater with Jessie Nelson, music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Steven Sater and directed by Jessie Nelson. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos of the cast taking their bows below! (more...)

The Music Center Celebrates Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 60th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

The Music Center welcomes one of America's most popular dance companies, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, back to Los Angeles with the dance company's 60th anniversary celebration tour at The Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion from April 3 - 7, 2019. Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, Ailey's remarkable dancers including Danica Paulos of Huntington Beach and Rehearsal Director and Guest Artist Matthew Rushing of Los Angeles, who has been with the Company for more than 25 years will perform four different programs of diverse repertory featuring West Coast premieres, new productions and returning classics. Part of the 2018/2019 season of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, which is curated by The Music Center's artistic division The Music Center Arts (TMC Arts), the engagement includes four special programs: Trailblazers, featuring the West Coast premiere of Lazarus by Rennie Harris the company's first two-act ballet; Bold Visions, featuring West Coast premiere of Wayne McGregor's Kairos and the Los Angeles premiere of The Call by Ronald K. Brown, alongside Jawole Willa Jo Zollar's Shelter; a Timeless Ailey program with rarely seen gems by one of America's greatest cultural leaders; and a Musical Inspirations program featuring the Los Angeles premiere of Ailey star Jamar Roberts' Members Don't Get Weary, a new production of Robert Battle's Juba, and his tour-de-force duet Ella. (more...)

Announcing The Creators Of THE EARTH, THAT IS SUFFICIENT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Annalisa Dias, a Producing Playwright with the Welders' Playwrights Collective, has assembled a dynamic, transnational team of collaborators that will be engaging in an emergent devising and creation process throughout 2019. the earth, that is sufficient is part of Dias' ongoing inquiry into contemplative arts practice as a response to the rampant social inequities and anthropogenic climate change caused by late-stage capitalism. The development process of the earth, that is sufficient is grounded in emergent process design (building off of Adrienne Maree Brown's definition of Emergent Strategy). (more...)

Review Roundup: Critics Go Down the Rabbit Hole At ALICE BY HEART
by Review Roundups - Feb 26, 2019

The New York premiere of the musical Alice By Heart with book by Steven Sater with Jessie Nelson, music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Steven Sater and directed by Jessie Nelson, opens tonight at Atlantic Theatre. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 2/26: ALICE BY HEART Opens, Kids Night on Broadway, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 26, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Get a start to your Tuesday morning by reading the latest from around the Broadway World! (more...)

TOTO TALKS! Celebrates Stonewall's 50th And The Wizard Of Oz' 80th
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2019

In honor of Stonewall's 50th Anniversary and the Wizard of Oz' 80th Anniversary, Not in Kansas Productions presents the world premiere of a new play by Randall David Cook; directed by 2x Tony-nominee, Joey McKneely; and featuring Jamison Stern: Toto Talks! (more...)

BWW Recap: GREY'S ANATOMY Offers Up a Heartbreaking Episode that Explores the Current Opioid Crisis and Urges us to Decide to Live
by Lauren Gienow - Feb 22, 2019

Based on the promos that have been airing all week, it was evident that Thursday's episode of GREY'S ANATOMY was going to be an emotional one. Although the promos were (characteristically) misleading, the episode did not disappoint. The devastating effects of addiction, as well as the complicated ways in which different people view addiction, took center stage as the doctors fought to save the lives of over 50 patients who had overdosed, including Betty/Britney. (more...)

Ella Vos Premieres EMPTY HANDS Video, on North American Tour This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

Breakout pop star Ella Vos premieres her video for “Empty Hands” today—watch here. Debuting today at Popdust, the video shows Vos' last treatment for lymphoma, while the song was written during her first treatment session. (more...)

Tippet Rise Art Center Announces Details of its 4th Concert Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

Tippet Rise Art Center, today announced full program details for its fourth concert season, to be presented over the course of seven weeks from July 12 to September 7, 2019. The season's artists will perform 23 recitals and chamber music concerts both indoors and out at the scenic art center, which is set on a 12,000-acre working ranch at the foot of Montana's Beartooth Mountains. Under the direction of newly appointed Artistic Advisor Pedja Muzijevic, the season will bring together some of the world's most sought-after musical artists along with rising stars, in programs that span more than four centuries of repertoire.  (more...)

Alessandra Belloni Will Hold Concert and Book Launch For 'Healing Journeys With The Black Madonna'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

On Tuesday, March 19, Alessandra Belloni and her I Giullari di Piazza performance troupe will return to the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave., with a concert, 'Healing Journeys With The Black Madonna,' and an accompanying book launch. The launch is for Belloni's book, 'Healing Journeys With The Black Madonna' (Inner Traditions - Bear & Company), which is presently No. 1 on Amazon pre-sales in the category of Folk Dances. The book contains a forward by bestselling author Matthew Fox, the foremost proponent of creation spirituality (based on mystical teachings of Hildegard von Bingen, Meister Eckhart and Saint Thomas, among others). (more...)

Irish Rep Announces Full Cast For THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

Irish Repertory Theatre announced today special events and programming for the month of March as part of the The Sean O'Casey Season, a comprehensive retrospective of the work of renowned Irish playwright Sean O'Casey, celebrating 30 years of Irish Repertory Theatre. (more...)

Hennepin Theatre Trust, zAmya Theater And The Salvation Army's Harbor Light Center To Share Real-Life Stories Of Homelessness
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2019

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today a new collaboration with zAmya Theater and The Salvation Army's Harbor Light Center to present a theater production about homelessness, created and performed by people who have experienced it. STORIES FROM THE BOOK OF HARBOR LIGHT will be presented at 900 Hennepin on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 6 p.m. with a reception at 5:30 p.m. A donation of $20 is suggested. Our goal is to bring together a socially diverse audience. No one will be turned away due to inability to pay. (more...)

BWW Review: COME FROM AWAY, Phoenix Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Feb 18, 2019

A remarkable true story birthed this modest Canadian musical, which went on to storm Broadway in 2017, and now makes it West End debut at a time when its heartfelt message seems more necessary than ever. In these murky, cynical times, Irene Sankoff and David Hein's show feels like coming up for air. (more...)

Neil Berg's FIFTY YEARS OF ROCK AND ROLL Brings The Stars Of Broadway's Greatest Rock Musicals To The McCallum
by David Green - Feb 18, 2019

The McCallum Theatre presents Neil Berg's Fifty Years of Rock and Roll for three performances - Tuesday, March 5, at 8:00pm, and Wednesday, March 6, at 2:00pm and 8:00pm.  With a cast consisting of both stars from Broadway's greatest rock musicals, as well as incredible Rock and Roll singers, Neil Berg shares the often-unknown stories from the fifty-year history of the music that changed the world forever. From the progenitors of Rock and Roll in the 1940s, through the glory years of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, up until MTV in the early '80s, (more...)

BWW Review: LUCKY STIFF at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
by Rich Mehrenberg - Feb 16, 2019

You might not be familiar with the latest Dutch Apple production, Lucky Stiff. The 1988, Off-Broadway show might best be described as 2 parts Weekend at Bernie's, 1 part Brewster's Millions, with a splash of The Bucket List thrown in for good measures. Those who appreciate broad, farcical comedies will also probably enjoy this show. (more...)

William Berloni Will Judge the 2019 American Rescue Dog Show This Weekend
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 16, 2019

Broadway dog trainer, William Berloni, will be one of the judges at the 2019 American Rescue Dog Show. Berloni has trained dogs for many plays, movies and musicals, including Legally Blonde, Annie, Finding Neverland, and many more. (more...)

DARLING GRENADINE, Directed by Michael Berresse, and More Set for Roundabout's 2019-20 Off-Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has just announced a line-up of all new work Off-Broadway, including a new Roundabout commission by Roundabout Underground alumnus Jire?h Breon Holder (Too Heavy for Your Pocket) and the first Roundabout Underground musical in more than a decade. (more...)

Hudson Theatre Works Present Harold Pinter's THE CARETAKER Now Running 2/21 To 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Hudson Theatre Works Presents"The Caretaker'by Harold Pinter at their new space 80 Hauxhurst Avenue Weehawken, NJ 07086 on February 21 thru March 10 Thursday - Saturday @8pm, Sunday @5pm (more...)

SKID ROW MARATHON to Open on March 22 at Laemmle Playhouse
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

There are 58,000 homeless people in the county of Los Angeles, which represents the largest concentration of homeless in the nation. When criminal court Judge Craig Mitchell starts a running club on LA's notorious Skid Row and begins training a motley group of addicts and criminals to run marathons, lives begin to change. Directed by Mark Hayes, SKID ROW MARATHON follows Judge Mitchell and the members of the Midnight Mission Runners Club over a period of four years. The Judge, who suffers from a painful spinal condition, has been told by his doctors to stop running, but he chooses to ignore their advice. He needs the club and the balance it provides in his life, giving him the opportunity to change the world in a way that he can't in his own courtroom. If club members stay clean, off the streets and out of jail, the Judge will take them around the world to run marathons. The runners fight the pull of addiction and homelessness at every turn. Not everyone crosses the finish line. Their story is one of hope, friendship and dignity. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

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