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BrainXcape Escape Rooms Win 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

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BWW Exclusive: A Eulogy to The Great Comet of 1812
by Trevor Durham - Sep 5, 2017

After five years, four venues, and a tragedy worthy of a Russian novel, The Great Comet of 1812 has thrown its final revelries. (more...)

Broadway Publicist Andy Snyder Launches Creative Agency, Thinkwell NYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Veteran theatrical publicist Andy Snyder has launched Thinkwell NYC, an independent agency for hire that specializes in the creation of publicity, marketing, and advertising copy, content and other written materials for agencies, firms, and individual businesses. Within the theatrical P.R. space, Thinkwell NYC will work in an exclusive partnership with DKC/O&M, generating a broad array of written materials for Rick Miramontez's publicity firm and its clients. (more...)

The Love Show presents GHOST BOOOOOOB: A Halloween Extravaganza at The Slipper Room on 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

The Love Show is a theatrical dance company based in Brooklyn that combines cabaret, ballet, rock, comedy, and theater into creative performances all over the US and beyond. The Love Show has entertained all audiences, rocking stages from Lebowskifest to The Public's Shakespeare in The Park. The Love Show was commissioned to perform original choreography for clients including Banksy, Veuve Clicquot, Bacardi, and Vogue Magazine. (more...)

Punchdrunk to Stage New Theatrical Adventure KABEIROI Across London this Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Legendary theatre company Punchdrunk (The Drowned Man, Sleep No More, Masque of the Red Death) is to stage a brand new production inspired by the remaining fragments of Aeschylus' lost play The Kabeiroi this Autumn. Directed by Punchdrunk artistic director Felix Barrett, Kabeiroi will take place across London from 26 September - 5 November 2017.  (more...)

Lesli Margherita and PJ Griffith to Lead A SCYTHE OF TIME in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

The award-winning musical, A SCYTHE OF TIME, was the darling of the New York Musical Festival in 2016 and will get a concert presentation starring original cast Lesli Margherita (Broadway: Matilda. West End: Zoro, Olivier Award) and PJ Griffith (Sleep No More, American Idiot) on Thursday, October 26 at 9:30pm at 54 Below (254 W 54 Street). (more...)

McKittrick Hotel Announces Annual Halloween Gala, THE MCKITTRICK MASQUERADE: INFERNO
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The McKittrick Hotel (530 West 27th Street), home of the immersive theater spectacle Sleep No More, announces The McKittrick Masquerade: Inferno, the multi-faceted venue's annual Halloween extravaganza. (more...)

New Musical ROAD TO HEAVEN: THE JONATHAN LEE MUSICAL Gets D.C. Reading Before Shanghai Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

China Broadway Entertainment announces its latest original global musical: Road to Heaven: The Jonathan Lee Musical. Adapted from the novel by internationally acclaimed author Li Xiuwen, the original musical will feature music by one of China's most iconic singer-songwriters Jonathan Lee. (more...)

New Faces, New Flubs! THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG to Welcome New Company This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

A new school year is beginning at Cornley University this fall as the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Mischief Theatre's The Play That Goes Wrong, which has inexplicably become longest-running play currently on Broadway, welcomes a new company beginning Tuesday, September 19th. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Immersive Show CURIOSITIES in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Joining the explosion of fully immersive theater, Green Lite Productions presents CURIOSITIES, an intimate multi-sensory theatrical experience in which visitors traverse the tunnels of an illegal 1930s sideshow world full of bootleggers, deviants, performers, and misfits. Grab a first look at the shadowy great depression era jazz club of CURIOSITIES below! (more...)

Kat Cunning Featured in '29Rooms' + New Single
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Kat Cunning (aka Katrina Cunningham) crafts songs blending pop, soul and Baroque arrangements, drawing from her study of dance as well as her time on stage. (more...)

Hunter Bell, Lesli Margherita and More Set for BROADWAY BACK TO SCHOOL Benefit at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

The third annual Broadway Back to School, benefitting theatre education programs for underserved schools, takes place September 24 at Feinstein's/54 Below. The event, produced by the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) and the International Thespian Society (ITS), is chaired and hosted by Hunter Bell ([title of show], Found). (more...)

Tony Award-Winning Producer Ken Davenport Announces 'The Producer's Perspective' Super Conference
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Tony Award-winning Producer Ken Davenport (Once On This Island, Getting The Band Back Together) has announced the first-ever Producer's Perspective Super Conference will be held November 11th and 12th in New York City at The Mainstage Theater, 416 West 42nd St. (more...)

Old Sturbridge Village to Present HAUNTED BY HISTORY: A PHANTASMAGORIA This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Old Sturbridge Village presents HAUNTED BY HISTORY: A PHANTASMAGORIA, October 18-29, 2017 during the Village's regular open hours. (more...)

SURVIVORS Reflects On Love, Guilt and Marriage in the Aftermath of AIDS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

SURVIVORS, a new play by James Masten, will be presented as a staged reading as part of the 29th Street Playwrights Collective's popular NEW WORKS SERIES at Bernie Wohl Theatre on Monday, October 16, at 7 pm. Lucy Gram, artistic director of One Bird Productions, will direct. (more...)

THE VISITATION, Immersive Play About Witchcraft, to Haunt Wyckoff House
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

The Visitation, an immersive play about historical witchcraft, Opens Off-Broadway on November 3. The new show transports the audience to 1682 in the Wyckoff House, the oldest building in NYC. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/21/2017
by - Oct 21, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/21/2017. (more...)

Linda & Laura Benanti, A SCYTHE OF TIME with Lesli Margherita & More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 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, including Broadway Bound, The Broadway Tenors, A Scythe of Time featuring Lesli Margherita, Linda & Laura Benanti, Into Sweeney Todd's Woods, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

TBS Announces Programming at New York Comedy Festival
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

TBS, in association with The New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), announces the 2017 lineup of programming occurring at the first-ever TBS Comedy HUB. (more...)

AT THE ILLUSIONIST'S TABLE to Open at The McKittrick Hotel
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

The McKittrick Hotel (530 West 27th Street, NYC), home of Sleep No More,announces At The Illusionist's Table, an all-new extremely intimate magic and dining experience direct from Scotland, hosted by enigmatic illusionist Scott Silven. Previews are scheduled to begin Monday, October 23, with an opening night set for Wednesday, November 1. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Immersive 1930s Sideshow CURIOSITIES Opens Tonight in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Green Lite Productions' new, immersive experience CURIOSITIES officially opens its doors tonight, Friday, October the 13th, in Brooklyn. The 1930s underground piece is currently slated to run through November 26th at its custom home The Menagerie. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Disney Villains and More to Spook Audiences at Feinstein's/54 Below for Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Celebrate Halloween at Feinstein's/54 Below from October 23-31 with a spook-tacular array of shows that will feature: scary tunes, ghost stories, Disney villains, an original tale of blood and revenge, a Tim Burton concert, a night of Stephen Sondheim's eeriest and most macabre shows, and a rockin' evening inspired by Hocus Pocus. Grab your favorite costume or come as your best self we guarantee an All Hallows' Eve to remember! (more...)

Immersive Mystery 'THE COOPING THEORY' Triples Playing Schedule in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

To accommodate increasing demand, 'The Cooping Theory: Who Killed Edgar Allan Poe?' will triple its performance schedule beginning June 7. (more...)

Chi Children's Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Chicago Children's Theatre (chicagochildrenstheatre.org), the largest professional theater company devoted exclusively to families in Chicago, has announced its 2017-18 season.  (more...)

10 ON TUESDAY with Derek Van Barham
by M. William Panek - May 23, 2017

BroadwayWorld Chicago brings you 10 on Tuesday, featuring artists in and around the city. This week's questionnaire participant - Mr. Derek Van Barham! (more...)

Immersive Mystery 'THE COOPING THEORY' Pauses for the Summer; Halloween Edition Coming This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

'The Cooping Theory: Who Killed Edgar Allan Poe?,' Poseiden Theatre's immersive mystery production at St. Mazie Bar and Supper Club in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is taking a hiatus beginning June 28, 2017 and returning with a Halloween Edition from October 11 to 31, 2017.  The gap will be used for Artistic Director Aaron Salazar and his team to re-imagine the offering for the Halloween season. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 6/26/2017
by - Jun 26, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 6/26/2017. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lynn Ahrens Attends RAGTIME Opening Night at Barrington Stage Co.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 25, 2017

Union Street in Pittsfield MA had all the excitement of a Broadway Opening as the Tony Award Winning Ragtime opened on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage of Barrington Stage Co. and Broadway and lyricist Lynn Ahrens were there.   (more...)

Review Roundup: Immersive SEEING YOU Opens Under The High Line
by Review Roundups - Jun 22, 2017

Seeing You, the new immersive experience from impresario Randy Weiner (Sleep No More, Queen of the Night) and avante garde choreographer Ryan Heffington (Sia's 'Chandelier' music video), opened last night, June 21, 2017, Off-Broadway at a former meat market under The High Line at 450 West 14th Street in the Meatpacking District of New York City. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Photo Flash: Get a Peek Inside the Immersive SEEING YOU, Opening Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Seeing You, the new immersive experience from impresario Randy Weiner (Sleep No More, Queen of the Night) and avante garde choreographer Ryan Heffington (Sia's 'Chandelier' music video), opens today, June 21, 2017, Off-Broadway at a former meat market under The High Line at 450 West 14th Street in the Meatpacking District of New York City. Originally intended as a six-week limited engagement beginning May 26, 2017, Seeing You was recently extended through August 31, 2017. Scroll down for a first look at the show! (more...)

Escape the Room Immersive Experience THE PATH OF BEATRICE Comes to New York
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Immersive Escape Productions and producing partners Michael Counts and Jennifer Worthington are proud to present The Path of Beatrice - an immersive experience that extends their groundbreaking escape room, Paradiso: Chapter 1 out into the real world. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 6/19/2017
by - Jun 19, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 6/19/2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Punchdrunk's SLEEP NO MORE Extends in Shanghai; See Stunning New Shots from the Show!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Punchdrunk International and co-producers SMG Live have announced that their production of Sleep No More in Shanghai will now run until 12 August 2017. The company marked a major milestone recently with their 100th performance on Wednesday 3 May.  A special celebration took place where audience members were treated to a one-off cabaret night after the show. A selection of new production images of Sleep No More are being released to mark the occasion - check them out below! (more...)

Travis Wall's SHAPING SOUND to Bring AFTER THE CURTAIN to Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Travis Wall and Break The Floor Productions have announced that their new show After The Curtain will perform at King's Theatre in Brooklyn for one show only, Friday, June 16 at 8:00 PM. After The Curtain is the second show by America's hottest dance company, Travis Wall's SHAPING SOUND and the Brooklyn engagement is part of a national tour that began in March and continues into 2018. (more...)

Andrea Burns, Bryan Terrell Clark, Lilli Cooper and More to Star in Concert Reading of Maltby & Shire's THE COUNTRY WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Red Bull Theater today announced a very special Revelation Reading: for two nights only, on Sunday, June 18th and Monday June 19th at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues) Red Bull will present a concert reading of  THE COUNTRY WIFE, a new musical adapted from the play of the same name by William Wycherley by Richard Maltby Jr. with lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr. and music by David Shire, and direction by Mr. Maltby.   (more...)

Tony Nominee Emily Skeggs Set for THE APPLE BOYS at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

THE APPLE BOYS, a new musical by Ben Bonnema (2017 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipient) and Jonothon Lyons, will be presented on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 7:30pm at Dixon Place.  (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 7/3/2017
by - Jul 3, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 7/3/2017. (more...)

Wax Factory's Modern Take on The Seagull, PULL YOURSELF TOGETHER!, Set for One-Night Show at Lincoln Center Atrium
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

WaxFactory presents a work-in-progress showing of PUT YOURSELF TOGETHER!, a modern, media-enhanced riff on Anton Chekhov's classic The Seagull. (more...)

NYC Theater Company Plunges Audiences Into Darkness
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2017

Hit the Lights! Theater Co. (HTL!) is pleased to present the award winning production of DUNGEON as part of the 2017 Minnesota Fringe Festival. DUNGEON tells the story of a young man falling into the unknown to rescue something he holds dear. It is told through movement, sound, flashlights, and without the use of dialogue or stage lighting. Inspired by kabuki, video games, horror movies, and pixar shorts, dungeon builds a world where the darkness speaks louder than the light. (more...)

Edward Albee's AT HOME AT THE ZOO Coming to BTG's Unicorn Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) presents Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright, Edward Albee's (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?), At Home at the Zoo (Zoo story), directed by Eric Hill (BTG: The Homecoming, Thoreau or, Return to Walden; Poe), and featuring David Adkins (BTG: Thoreau or, Return to Walden; Poe), Joey Collins (The Glass Menagerie; BTG: The Homecoming) and Tara Franklin (BTG: The Homecoming, Lion in Winter, Equus). At Home at the Zoo (Zoo story) runs from July 19 through August 26 at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, MA. Opening night is set for Saturday, July 22. (more...)

8PLAYERS Announces New Immersive Experience!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

TEEN SLASHER MOVIE, a new immersive experience, announced a five-week limited engagement beginning September 16, 2017 at undisclosed locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Tickets now on sale at 8players.com. Locations revealed after purchase. (more...)

Site-Inspired Pieces from the UK, NY, LA, Tijuana and More Set for WOW Festival at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announces complete programming for its acclaimed biennial Without Walls (WOW) Festival taking place October 19 - 22. (more...)

VIDEO: Punchdrunk Celebrates 200th Performance of SLEEP NO MORE with New Trailer
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 30, 2017

Punchdrunk International and co-producers SMG Live today release a cinematic trailer to celebrate the 200th performance of their award-winning production of Sleep No More in Shanghai.  (more...)

Immersive Edgar Allan Poe Mystery 'THE COOPING THEORY' to Return with Halloween Edition
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

'The Cooping Theory: Who Killed Edgar Allan Poe?,' Poseidon Theatre's immersive mystery production at St. Mazie Bar and Supper Club in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is resuming with a Halloween Edition from October 11 to 31, 2017. The show has been dark over the summer while Artistic Director Aaron Salazar and his team re-imagined the offering for the Halloween season. (more...)

Christina Masciotti, Grace McLean, and More Named Lincoln Center Theater's New Writers in Residence
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has invited five playwrights to join its New Writers in Residence Program. The program, which was established in 2016, supports LCT's ongoing effort to open its doors to the next generation of writers. (more...)

The Secret Variety Society Presents Matt Roper, Sabrina Chap and The Great Dubini at the Slipper Room
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2017

The Secret Variety Society have announced a special "one-off" variety performance featuring the comedian Matt Roper, the singer-songwriter Sabrina Chap, and the magician The Great Dubini at the Slipper Room-the house of varieties on the Lower East Side-this Wednesday, 30th August at 8pm. (more...)

The Old Globe to Present David Israel Reynoso's Immersive WAKING LA LLORONA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the culminating presentation of award-winning San Diego scenic and costume designer David Israel Reynoso's project for the The San Diego Foundation Creative Catalyst program. (more...)

Anthony Logan Cole and More to Present Fully Immersive CURIOSITIES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Joining the explosion of fully immersive theater, Green Lite Productions presents CURIOSITIES, an intimate multi-sensory theatrical experience in which visitors traverse the tunnels of an illegal 1930s sideshow world full of bootleggers, deviants, performers, and misfits. (more...)

New Immersive 1930s Sideshow CURIOSITIES Coming to NYC This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Joining the explosion of fully immersive theater, Green Lite Productions presents CURIOSITIES, an intimate multi-sensory theatrical experience in which visitors traverse the tunnels of an illegal 1930s sideshow world full of bootleggers, deviants, performers, and misfits. (more...)

Chicago Children's Theatre Posts Fall Classes
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Parents! Chicago Children's Theatre just posted its Fall 2017 line-up of performing arts classes for newborns to young teens, which is clearly growing into one of the deepest, most diverse rosters of arts education offerings for kids anywhere in Chicago. (more...)

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