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Perry Street Theatre

(New York, NY)
31 Perry Street
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2019
Michael Colby and Paul Katz, the creative team behind Tales of Tinseltown, have another Hollywood musical in the offing. On Saturday, November 2nd at 7 pm, The Green Room 42 presents Slay It With Music In Concert a?" to benefit International Rescue Committee. The original musical, acclaimed in both London and off-Broadway, is an ode to Grande Dame Guignol, the genre of 1960s horror movies in which stars like Bette Davis and Joan Crawford made screen comebacks, in the tradition of What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, Sunset Boulevard, and Psycho. It's a sharp way to cap off Halloween weekend, promising laughs, thrills and chills. The Green Room 42 is on the 4th Floor of YOTEL at 42nd Street and 10th Avenue. The concert version features an all-star cast, directed by Charles Repole with musical direction by Phil Reno. Tickets range between $22.50 and $62.50, and are available now online at: https://tinyurl.com/yyyo4vhn. There is no minimum required at GR42.
by Stage Tube - Sep 5, 2019
Just in time for the holidays comes a timely take on a cult horror classic as a campus killer comes to face a formidable group of friends in sisterhood.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
The UK's largest festival of live horror performance returns for its 9th year, expanding over 2 venues and 3 theatre spaces, with help from their sponsors Horror Channel and PS Publishing. This year's festival has slithered its way through Islington to join forces with Pleasance Theatre, presenting over 30 shows to rattle your bones and send shivers down your spine. Once again, the suitably spooky Old Red Lion Theatre will play host with 2 brand-new full-length productions seeing us through Halloween.
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
APS Films has released the first trailer and stills from director Joe Raffa's unsettling thriller Dark Harbor. Dark Harbor tells the story of Olivia, a young mother on the verge of childbirth who finds her future threatened by a hidden darkness from her family's past. Dark Harborwill world premiere this week aboard the RMS Queen Mary at the Catalina Film Festival in their Thriller Thursday lineup.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Lauren Yee's Hookman is a horror fairytale brought to life by the trauma of sexual assault. a?oeYee is one of the most important new voices in American playwriting today; her recent LA productions of Cambodian Rock Band and King of the Yees showcase her brilliance in telling family dramas in virtuosic and comedic waysa??, says Artistic Director Jeff Janisheski.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2019
Stephen King Unexpected is an improvised show in the style of Stephen King opens 10/6/2019 at 8:30 at Unexpected Productions Improv.
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 18, 2019
Although fall is approaching, summer will still live on with “American Horror Story: 1984,” which premieres on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 10 p.m. on FX.
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2019
Series creator Ryan Murphy released the title sequence for the upcoming season of 'American Horror Story,' subtitled '1984.' Watch it below!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Actor-Singer-Director, Eric Michael Gillett, has joined the cast of Michael Colby and Paul Katz's Slay It With Music In Concert a?" to benefit International Rescue Committee. The original musical, acclaimed in both London and off-Broadway, is an ode to Grande Dame Guignol, the genre of 1960s horror movies in which stars like Bette Davis and Joan Crawford made screen comebacks, in the tradition of What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, Sunset Boulevard, and Psycho. It's a perfect way to cap off Halloween weekend, promising laughs, thrills and chills. The show is Saturday, November 2nd at 7 pm at The Green Room 42, on the 4th Floor of YOTEL at 42nd Street and 10th Avenue. The concert version features an all-star cast, directed by Charles Repole with musical direction by Phil Reno. Tickets range between $22.50 and $62.50, and are available now online at: https://tinyurl.com/yyyo4vhn. There is no minimum required at GR42.
by Gil Kaan - Oct 15, 2019
Justin Sayre's camp-horror-soap-opera, twelve-episode serial RAVENSWOOD MANOR will take the Celebration Theatre stage beginning October 17, 2019 for a six-week run. Novelist/playwright/TV scripter/performer/host Justin took some time to answer a few of my questioning queries on his various functions as novelist/playwright/TV scripter/performer/host.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
Manchester film fans will want to strap themselves in for the ultimate seasonal Halloween treat with the announcement of the Frights & Fizz Movie Experience.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
​​​​​​​Just in time for Halloween, Gregory Blair's award-winning screwball comedy meets slasher spoof GARDEN PARTY MASSACRE is now available to stream exclusively on Amazon Prime. The film has won handfuls of awards on the festival circuit: 'Best Feature Film,' 'Outstanding Horror/Comedy Feature,' 'Best Director of the Year' and more, including nine acting awards for the cast. Currently available only on DVD and Blu-ray, the Amazon Prime debut will be the premiere chance to see the film on VOD.
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019
On July 12th, 2019, LA composer Matt Hill aka Umberto will release his Thrill Jockey debut Helpless Spectator. Ahead of the album release, he shares the album's first single 'Spontaneous Possession', a track that perfectly encapsulates Hill's ability to conjure evocative atmospheres and narratives without the need for words.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019
San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Cabaret, the Tony Award-winning musical that will close the company's 2018/19 Season. Susi Damilano will direct, with music direction by Dave Dobrusky and choreography by Nicole Helfer.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is delighted to present French Stewart and Vanessa Claire Stewart starring in the wonderfully comic HARVEY, written by Mary Chase and directed by Andrew Barnicle. Comments Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham and Executive Director Ellen Richard, "We could not think of a better play to end our 98th season with than HARVEY, starring French and Vanessa Claire Stewart under the inspired direction of Andrew Barnicle. French Stewart will be the perfect Elwood, a role he has always wanted to play!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019
After a combined 120 performances with Season 1 and Season 2 BEYOND BABEL is announcing its final San Diego performance on March 30. Home-grown in San Diego, the acclaimed immersive dance show will end its second San Diego run to go on an international tour and open off-Broadway in early 2020. Due to popular demand the producers created a second season in 2019 at the downtown Beyond Babel theater.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019
No one would put "Murder" and "Comedy" in the same sentence. No one that is, except John Bishop.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019
Directors and Casting is set for the two PlayGround Festival premieres, A HISTORY OF FREAKS by Katie May, May 13-June 15 , helmed by circus arts performer and director Doyle Ott and ANNA CONSIDERS MARS by Ruben Grijalva,  May 20-June 16 (Press /Opening: May 22 at 8pm), helmed by San Francisco Playhouse Producing Director Susi Damilano. The productions will run in rotating repertory as part of the 25th Season PlayGround Festival of New Works, May 13-June 16, 2019. Tickets for the entire PlayGround Festival are now on sale. For more information, visit http://playground-sf.org/festival.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019
Produced in association with MOXIE Theatre, The SDSU School of Theatre, Television, and Film presents Hookman, an existential slasher comedy that re-envisions a familiar urban legend through a contemporary lens. Hookman runs Friday, March 15 through Sunday, March 24 in SDSU's Experimental Theatre.
by TV News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
Sparks & Shadows is proud to announce the release of the CHILD'S PLAY (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK) on CD, featuring music by award-winning composerBEAR MCCREARY (Battlestar Galactica, The Walking Dead and Godzilla: King of the Monsters), available June 28th. The album features music from the highly anticipated reimagining of the 1988 slasher film from Orion Pictures. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019
This Autumn, Southbank Centre showcases some of the most pioneering new artists using performance to challenge societal norms including dancer and choreographer Oona Doherty, performance artists Travis Alabanza and Nicola Gunn, and theatre makers Lisa Hammond and Rachael Spence. Alongside these artists, Southbank Centre welcomes back three important companies experimenting with form and challenging the audience experience; Reckless Sleepers, and two Southbank Centre Associate Companies - Forced Entertainment and Shobana Jeyasingh Dance. Winter sees offerings for all ages with the return of Circus 1903 with new acts for 2019 following its huge success last Christmas, the arrival of a new dynamic interpretation of Black Beauty, and a fresh show from favourites Fascinating A da.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019
Horror Director Jared Masters' New Book 'Sunny Nightmare' Now On Amazon
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019
Ahead of the July 12th release of his debut Thrill Jockey album Helpless Spectator, Umberto (composer Matt Hill) has released the single 'Absent Images' along with the first installation of a video series which showcases his music's impact on how one views the same scene. Thrill Jockey issued Umberto a challenge: can you transform a series of banal shorts (directed by Julia Dratel) into something emotive? The results are deeply affecting in entirely contrasting ways.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
California Repertory Company announces productions for the 2019a?"2020 season.
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2019
While GosT is currently touring with label mates 3TEETH and Author & Punisher they are happy to announce the release of their upcoming studio album,Valediction, that is scheduled for a release October 4th, 2019.
by Roy Berko - Jul 14, 2019
Blank Canvas has a niche audience. They love slasher, off-the-wall, ridiculous plotted plays, especially musicals.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019
For the 28th season of shows, Jet City Improv and Interim Artistic Director Mandy Price have selected 11 shows in 2019-2020, including many all new shows and a few old favorites. There will be six shows in the Jet City Presents season, on Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30pm and five shows in the Late Night series, Saturdays at 10pm. 
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2019
Ice Nine Kills and From Ashes to New will embark on a co-headline tour this spring. The 'March Into Madness' tour runs from March 27 to April 18 and will feature special guests Palisades, Afterlife, and HAWK. All dates are below. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019
Last September, veteran downtown playwright Tony Stinkmetal foisted upon a Trump-weary New York City a frantic fever dream of a theater show: SlashR was a tongue-in-cheek satire that tackled issues as diverse as immigration, political correctness, dating apps, Benghazi, Big Pharma and bedbugs - all wrapped up in a cuddly tale of serial killers and Russians destroying American democracy.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019
Albatross Theatre Lab announces the first play in its Spring Reading Series, Hookman by Lauren Yee. This one-night free play reading will take place on Sunday, February 10 at 7pm in The Auditorium at the UHeights Center in the University District neighborhood of Seattle. Hookman will be directed by Annika Bennett; cast to be announced.
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2019
Parcels is a band on the ascent. The Berlin-based Australian band released their debut self-titled album via Kitsuné / Because Music / Caroline in October, following their Daft Punk co-written and produced single 'Overnight' and U.S. TV debut on Conan in 2017. The five-piece group, all in their early 20's, has also already surpassed 75 million streams globally--including over 8 million views of their gorgeous, cinematic music videos--and has sold out sizable venues worldwide including London's Roundhouse, New York's Irving Plaza, and two nights at Los Angeles' Troubadour. They are set to return to North America in 2019 in support of Parcels, including festival performances at Coachella and Governors Ball and a headline tour that includes the NYC Irving Plaza sold out show, and sold out dates at Theatre Fairmount in Montreal and 7th St Entry in Minneapolis. See full tour routing below and grab tickets via https://www.parcelsmusic.com.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
Get out your big knickers! Bridget Jones has finally decided that this year, she will take control of her life (even if that means sleeping with her boss)! Don't be All by Yourself this Valentine's day! Join us on a hysterical, musical journey as Bridget recounts her year by dieting, dating, and feeling bad about it. Jones' Diary: A Musical Valentine in concert is rammed with your favourite pop hits with incredible musical arrangements, such as 'Sexy Back', 'Fighter', 'Toxic' and 'Jump'. You will literally be jumping out of your seats. This concept originated in L.A where the team Tye Blue and Marion Pugliesi perfected the pop-culture parody genre. An immersive experience that invites the audience to submerge themselves into the story.
by David Clarke - Feb 21, 2019
A real curious thing is happening at Theater 80 St Marks. And, oddly, it may be the off-beat, quirky must-see Off-Broadway event of the winter. Not because the show is amazing, nor because it is so terrible that it has to be seen to be believed. Truthfully, Preston Max Allen's WE ARE THE TIGERS makes you forgive its missteps by being infectiously plucky and actually fun.
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2019
GosT announces North American tour with Pertubartor and European summer festivals. The band previously toured Europe in support of Carpenter Brut and toured North America extensively with Black Dahlia Murder, Pig Destroyer, Power Trip, Ghoul, Midnight, Khemmis, SKELETAL REMAINS, and new labelmates ,HAVOK. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019
Parcels ended 2018 on an incredible high. They released their widely acclaimed self-titled debut album via Kitsuné / Because Music / Caroline to a torrent of unanimous praise, surpassing 75 million streams globally to-date--including over 8 million views of their gorgeous, cinematic music videos. The band also embarked on a monumental global headline tour including sold out dates throughout Europe, Australia, Japan and more. The Berlin-based Australian group is set to return to North America in 2019 in support of Parcels, including festival performances at Coachella and Governors Ball and a headline tour that includes sold out shows in NYC, Chicago, Boston, Montreal, Toronto, Minneapolis and more. 
by Nancy Grossman - Dec 4, 2018
If you like a little horror with your ho-ho-ho, then program your GPS to guide your sleigh to Machine in the Fenway where Ryan Landry and the Gold Dust Orphans' 2018 Christmas spectacular is A NIGHTMARE ON ELF STREET, their holiday-themed tribute to '80's slasher films. A Freddy Krueger-like serial killer is methodically taking down students from Elf Street Academy, who just happen to be members of Santa Claus' flight team. Will the jolly old elf still be able to launch his worldwide journey, or will Krampus, the evil genius behind Freddy's deeds, succeed in stopping Christmas this year?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2018
The infamous killer Michael Myers strikes again inHalloween, arriving on Digital and via the digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on December 28, 2018, as well as on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-rayTM, DVD and On Demand on January 15, 2019. Hailed by critics as “a near perfect blend of craft, character growth and nostalgia” (Perri Nemiroff, Collider), Halloween takes place four decades after Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis, Halloween Franchise, “Scream Queens”) narrowly escaped the masked Michael Myers' brutal killing spree. Packed with bonus features including chilling deleted and extended scenes as well as special featurettes showing behind the scenes looks at creating the film, Halloween delivers spine-chilling, hair-raising intensity and thrills to both new and repeat viewers.
by TV News Desk - Dec 21, 2018
Johnny Weir, Sarah Wright Olsen, Will Kemp, Kaitlyn Leeb, Amanda Zhou and Mitchell Edwards have joined the cast of Netflix's new series, Spinning Out. The six actors join previous cast leads Kaya Scodelario, Willow Shields and Evan Roderick in the upcoming drama series set in the world of competitive figure skating.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2018
Ryan Spahn and Matthew Montelongo, the stars of the Off-Broadway play 'Daniel's Husband,' are featured in an interview in the 50th episode of the entertainment podcast 'Add This To Your List,' available now for free on iTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018
Last September, veteran downtown playwright Tony Stinkmetal foisted upon a Trump-weary New York City a frantic fever dream of a theater show: SlashR was a tongue-in-cheek satire that tackled issues as diverse as immigration, political correctness, dating apps, Benghazi, Big Pharma and bedbugs - all wrapped up in a cuddly tale of serial killers and Russians destroying American democracy.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018
In the genre-hopping, rules-free universe of Hunky Boys Go Ding-Dong, a trio of true idiots embark on impossible, sometimes lethal adventures where moments shift from knee-slapping to head-scratching to heart-breaking in seconds. Just as in real life, anarchic mayhem blends with slapstick comedy and shocking moments of violence and truth. The Hunky Boys travel deep into darkness and infinitely into insanity, all through the inescapable thread of humanity's unique and pathetic blend of loneliness, pain, failure and stupidity.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018
Following the success of their adaptations of Jennifer's Body, Psycho, and I Know What You Did Last Summer, Jordan Ross (Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical and The Unauthorized O.C. Musical) and Joey Bybee (Cabaret Awesome) are excited to announce the 2019 slate for their new joint venture, Player-Hater Productions...
by Abigail Charpentier - Aug 23, 2019
Over the last decade, Ryan Murphy has become one of the most influential creators in entertainment. The screenwriter, director and producer has won six Emmy Awards out of 28 nominations and a Tony Award in 2019 for Best Revival of a Play, as a producer. He has also earned three Grammy Award nominations, as a producer.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019
Last year Century Media Records welcomed the mysterious producer known as GosT to their roster. GosT embodies the character of Baalberith on his propulsive synthwave solo project, channeling his fascination with the occult, John Carpenter and 80s slasher flicks.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019
The '90s will be back with a vengeance this summer at the new and improved Main Stage Theatre at Hollywood's historic The Three Clubs (1123 Vine Street) when I Know What You Did Last Summer: The Unauthorized Musical slices and dices its way back to LA following last year's sold-out freshmen premiere!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019
J's Cultural Arts Theatre presents John Bishop's THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940, the fifth & last production of the inaugural season of the new Alan & Diane Lieberman Theater & the JCAT's 12th season, at the Feldenkreis/Hanono Cultural Center at the Michael-Ann Russell JCC/Sanford L. Ziff Campus in North Miami Beach, Florida. Running from May 7-19, 2019, THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940 is directed by John Ferry, with Lighting Design by Zachary Pitchman, Costume Design by Carole Barou-Mootoo. Lilian Andron Stage Manages. The production is presented through the MARJCC's Cultural Arts Department.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019
Directors and Casting is set for the two PlayGround Festival premieres, A HISTORY OF FREAKS by Katie May, May 13-June 15  (Press /Opening: May 15 at 8pm), helmed by circus arts performer and director Doyle Ott and ANNA CONSIDERS MARS by Ruben Grijalva,  May 20-June 16 (Press /Opening: May 22 at 8pm), helmed by San Francisco Playhouse Producing Director Susi Damilano. The productions will run in rotating repertory as part of the 25th Season PlayGround Festival of New Works, May 13-June 16, 2019. Tickets for the entire PlayGround Festival are now on sale. For more information, visit http://playground-sf.org/festival.