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Music Box Theatre

(New York, NY)
239 West 45th St.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
59E59 Theaters will present the NYC premiere of EINSTEIN'S DREAMS book and lyrics by Joanne Sydney Lessner, music and lyrics by Joshua Rosenblum, directed by Cara Reichel, and based on the novel by Alan Lightman. Milton Granger is the music director; the movement director/associate director is Dax Valdes.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 3, 2019
Director Daniel DeVault has assembled a stellar cast for the latest production onstage at Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre a?" Steven Dietz's Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure a?" who bring the tale to life with enthusiasm and vigor that's leavened by enough humor to keep even the most discerning of theater-goers actively engaged in what transpires upon the magical floating stage at the venerable Nashville venue.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Anthony Shaffer's Tony Award winning Sleuth is to be adapted by Murphy Ra Entertainment, taking the male role of Milo Tindle and shifting the character to become Bella Lanson, an actress. The swap will create added challenges to the older character of Jack Guest (previously Andrew Wyke) on new levels of gender and patriarchy, on top of the twisty game play the original script is so famous for.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
FMCT will present the Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre fundraising event 'Dead 2 Rights' by Lee Mueller, October 2, 3, 4, 5 at 6:30 PM, hosted by Brewtus' Clubhouse (formerly 9 Iron Bar & Grill) at the Osgood Golf Course.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE), the professional Equity company in residence at the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, is adding American Sign Language (ASL) to one performance of each of the three productions in its 2019-2020 Three-Play Season. ASL is the predominant sign language of Deaf communities in the United States and English-speaking parts of Canada
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
The Broadway community mourns the loss of beloved Production Stage Manager, Arthur a?oeArtiea?? Gaffin, who passed away on September 13, 2019. To commemorate his life and work, the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of the American Airlines, Marquis, New Amsterdam, St. James, and Broadhurst Theatres in New York for one minute on Wednesday, September 18 at exactly 7:45pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
FMCT is excited to present our Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre fundraising event 'Dead 2 Rights' by Lee Mueller, October 2, 3, 4, 5 at 6:30 PM, hosted by Brewtus' Clubhouse (formerly 9 Iron Bar & Grill) at the Osgood Golf Course.  
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2019
BroadwayWorld is saddened to learn that Broadway stage manager, Arthur Gaffin, has passed away.
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries favorite super sleuths are back on the case with all new original mysteries premiering in September and October, including 'Mystery 101: Words Can Kill' (Sunday, September 15th 9 p.m. ET/PT), 'Mystery 101: Dead Talk' (Sunday, September 22nd 9 p.m. ET/PT), 'Ruby Herring Mysteries: Her Last Breath' (Sunday, September 29th 9p.m, ET/PT), 'Matchmaker Mysteries: A Killer Engagement' (Sunday, October 6th, 2019 9p.m. ET/PT), 'Crossword Mysteries: Proposing Murder' (Sunday, October 13th, 2019 9p.m. ET/PT) and 'Crossword Mysteries: Abracadaver' (Sunday, October 20th, 2019 9p.m. ET/PT).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
At its first meeting of the 2019/2020 season, McCarter Theatre Center welcomed seven new members to its Board of Trustees. These leading community volunteers join an existing team of trustees who are outstanding arts advocates. All support McCarter's mission of creating world-class theater and presenting the finest performing artists for the engagement, education, and entertainment of the community.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019
It's Here!! Don Bluth Front Row Theatre's Exciting 2020 Season. See the full lineup below!
by TV News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
ABC announced today the network has picked up the mind-bending, new game show series, 'The Hustler.' Hosted by Emmy(R) Award-winning game show host, actor, writer, comedian and ABC alum Craig Ferguson, 'The Hustler' breaks the game show mold by featuring one player who secretly already knows the answers. Don't be fooled. Just because they have a leg up doesn't mean they'll be taking home the prize. 'The Hustler' is set to begin production later this fall, with an airdate to be announced at a later date.
by TV News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
ABC announced today the network has picked up the mind-bending, new game show series, “The Hustler.” Hosted by Emmy® Award-winning game show host, actor, writer, comedian and ABC alum Craig Ferguson, “The Hustler” breaks the game show mold by featuring one player who secretly already knows the answers. Don't be fooled. Just because they have a leg up doesn't mean they'll be taking home the prize. “The Hustler” is set to begin production later this fall, with an airdate to be announced at a later date. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
McCarter Theatre Center announces a generous gift of $500,000 from McCarter supporter and arts philanthropist Betty Wold Johnson, in honor of Emily Mann's thirty years as Artistic Director and Resident Playwright. The gift will be used to support the ongoing artistic excellence for which McCarter became known during Mann's tenure.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
This winter, Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 will produce the world premiere of THE HEADLANDS, a new play by Christopher Chen, directed by Knud Adams, which will begin performances Saturday, February 8 and run for six weeks only through Sunday, March 22 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). Opening night is Monday, February 24.
by Gary Naylor - Nov 29, 2019
Sam Ra's updating of Anthony Shaffer's much produced and adapted Sleuth takes it into the 21st century without really adding much save some difficulties that are not fully resolved.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
Keith Steinbaum has announced the promotion of his sleuth mystery novel, You Say Goodbye.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019
Musical theater returns to McCarter Theatre Center with the 2021 arrival of Bhangin' It, a large-scale uplifting new musical that will premiere in June 2021, following a production at La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019
One Night Only! Special post-show discussion/Q&A with three acclaimed Boston mystery writers announced after Agatha Christie's Murder On The Orient Express, December 19 After 7:30 Performance.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Actress Celeste Oliva goes from holiday television romance to murder mystery on stage this month. Premiering on the Lifetime channel on November 15th, Celeste shines as the supportive socialite Mrs. Carlson in Christmas A La Mode. This holiday tale follows Emily (Katie Leclerc) as she tries to save her family's dairy farm since her father passed away. Emily's sister and her handsome business partner, Charlie (Ryan Cooper), show up with a proposition to sell the farm this Christmas. With the support of some locals, including Mrs. Carlson, Emily comes up with a delicious plan. But it will take a Christmas miracle to save the farm and her father's legacy.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Everyman Theatre continues its 2019/2020 season with Agatha Christie's famous whodunita?"the literary, cinematic, and now theatrical classic, Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express. Everyman's production, directed by Founding Artistic Director Vincent M. Lancisi and adapted by noted playwright Ken Ludwig (Lend Me A Tenor, Crazy For You), runs December 3, 2019, through January 5, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Everyman Theatre continues its 2019/2020 season with Agatha Christie's famous whodunita?"the literary, cinematic, and now theatrical classic, Murder on the Orient Express. Everyman's production, directed by Founding Artistic Director Vincent M. Lancisi and adapted by noted playwright Ken Ludwig (Lend Me A Tenor, Crazy For You), runs December 3, 2019, through January 5, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
Goodspeed Musicals has announced this year's cast of A Connecticut Christmas Carol - the musical treat infused with Connecticut flavor by LJ Fecho and Michael O'Flaherty. Perfect for the holidays, A Connecticut Christmas Carol, the family-friendly take on the Dickens classic, will return to The Terris Theatre December 4 - 28, 2019. This production is supported in part by the Richard P. Garmany Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Masonicare at Chester Village and GKN Aerospace Services Structures Corporation.
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
Hey Marshmallows…The wait is over! Television's favorite super-sleuth is back, and on a mission to save Neptune! Discover more secrets, snooping, and seduction like you have never seen before as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment releases Veronica Mars (2019): The Complete First Season on DVD October 22, 2019. Veronica Mars (2019): The Complete First Seasoncontains all 8 edge-of-your-seat episodes from the first season along with exhilarating extra content including the Veronica Mars at Comic Con 2019 bonus feature! The DVD is priced to own at $24.98 SRP ($30.99 in Canada). Veronica Mars (2019): The Complete First Season will also be available to own on Digital via purchase from digital retailers (available on August 19th in the U.S.).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
For the fourth show in their 48th annual summer season, Cortland Repertory Theatre proudly presents their premiere production of the American comedy classic Born Yesterday written by Garson Kanin. Performances will run from July 31st a?" August 10th with evening show times at 7:30 PM.  Matinees are available on August 2, 6 and 7 at 2:00 PM. 
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
Emmy nominee and BAFTA award winning director Harry Bradbeer (“Fleabag,” “Killing Eve”) has begun production on location in London for the mystery adventure “Enola Holmes,” from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures. The starring cast is led by Millie Bobby Brown (“Godzilla: King of the Monsters,” “Stranger Things”) in the title role of Sherlock Holmes's much younger—and equally intelligent—sister, Enola. Joining Brown is Henry Cavill (“Mission: Impossible – Fallout,” “Man of Steel,” “The Witcher”) as Sherlock Holmes and Sam Claflin as the eldest of the Holmes siblings, Mycroft Holmes (“The Hunger Games” films, “Me Before You”), as well as two-time Oscar nominee Helena Bonham Carter (“The King's Speech,” “The Wings of the Dove,” the “Harry Potter” films) as the Holmes clan's enigmatic mother, Eudoria. Written by acclaimed screenwriter and playwright Jack Thorne (“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” “Wonder”), the film's script is based on the popular Enola Holmes Mysteries book series by Nancy Springer, revealing a dynamic untold chapter in the life of the world's greatest detective and his brilliant family.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019
Now on stage at Peninsula Players Theatre through July 28 is Agatha Christie's endearing, yet shrewd detective, Miss Marple, who is on the hunt for a crafty killer in 'A Murder is Announced,' by Leslie Darbon. Miss Marple is making her debut at America's oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County's theatrical icon.  Christie introduced Miss Marple to readers in 1927 when The Royal Magazine published her short story "The Tuesday Night Club," in which three people are poisoned at dinner and one dies.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019
Cortland Repertory Theatre takes audiences on a trip to the Greek Islands, and back to 1970's music, with their next high-energy summer production, the hit musical "Mamma Mia"! Featuring the extremely popular music by the iconic pop group ABBA, the music and lyrics for this show are written by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, with some songs with Stig Anderson, and the book is written by Catherine Johnson. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland's Classic Company, commences the second half its 2019-20 season with the ultimate whodunit thriller, Sleuth. The world-class production will be performed in the company's intimate and audience-friendly home at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square, February 14 - March 8, 2020. Great Lakes Theater's Producing Artistic Director, Charles Fee, directs the production.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2020
A host of Broadway and recording artists will join composer Jeff Thomson in concert on Sunday, January 19th at 7:00pm PM at The Duplex (61 Christopher Street).
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
AMC Networks' Acorn TV - North America's largest streamer devoted to British and international television - has announced a stellar 2020 lineup, consisting of five commissioned Acorn TV Originals. As the largest streamer devoted to a specialized audience, Acorn TV is the ultimate destination of high-quality, world class dramas, mysteries and comedies from all sides of the pond.
by Christine Swerczek - Jan 20, 2020
Belgian detective Hercule Poirot (Jon Flower) needs to catch the Orient Express during a heavy snowfall. That train is never filled during this time of year, but for some reason, today is an exception. Monsieur Constantine Bouc (Gene Hinkle) exerts his authority to book his friend Poirot into his first class cabin. During the ride to London, Samuel Ratchett (Justin Eller), an insufferable American business man, is found murdered. He has been stabbed 8 times. Super sleuth Poirot undertakes solving the mystery, knowing the murderer must be one of the passengers onboard. Everyone is present and accounted for. There are no footprints in the snow. Rumors of seeing a man stalking about the train dressed in a conductor's uniform compounds the mystery. The clues are dealt one at a time begging for solution.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 will present the world premiere of THE HEADLANDS, a new play by Christopher Chen, directed by Knud Adams, which will begin performances Saturday, February 8 and run for six weeks only through Sunday, March 22 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). Opening night is Monday, February 24.
by Carolan Trbovich - Jan 16, 2020
Who isn't infatuated with trains - such a unique and even elegant way to travel. Although these coaches aren't leaving from Platform 9 ¾ for Hogwarts and your fellow passengers won't be Harry Potter and his curious classmates, the ride will be just as thrilling, if not more so. You'll be joining the infamous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot and a host of very cleverly enigmatic travelers aboard a train filled with mystery and a touch of mayhem. You may have taken this ride before but not quite like this. Asolo Repertory starts its winter season on the fast track with Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS, featuring a new off the rails adaptation by two-time Tony Award-winner Ken Ludwig and pushing full steam ahead with direction by Asolo Rep Associate Artist Peter Amster.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
From the reigning queen of Mystery, comes the regional premiere of Agatha Christie's Murder On The Orient Express, adapted by Ken Ludwig. Due to popular demand, four performances have been added to the production, including Sunday, February 9 at 7:30 pm, Tuesday, February 11 at 7:30 pm, Wednesday, February 12 at 7:30 pm and Thursday, February 13 at 7:30 pm. This thrilling ride on the Orient Express, with surprising twists, will keep audiences on the edge of their seats with an All-Star cast of Fulton Favorites.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre has become known for not only its Mainstage productions that include classic musicals, as well as regional and area premieres of Broadway's latest titles, but also for its wildly popular interactive murder mystery series.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
In a remote manor in the British countryside, a celebrated murder mystery writer drafts his next great detective novel. But when he invites his wife's lover to his home for a glass of scotch, it suddenly becomes unclear where the fictional plot ends and the real game begins. Sleuth will keep you on the edge of your seat with a suspenseful game of cat-and-mouse filled with plotted murder, jealousy, and revenge. The production runs March 10 through March 29 in McCarter's Matthews Theatre. More about the production at mccarter.org.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
LCT3's production of THE HEADLANDS, a new play by Christopher Chen and directed by Knud Adams began previews Saturday night (2/8). It will officially open Monday 2/24 at the Claire Tow Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
Can audiences 'handle the truth?' That is the pivotal question at the centre of the famed legal drama A Few Good Men, which opens the highly-anticipated 2020 Season at the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse. The hit play about military corruption and the quest for justice will be on stage for three weeks only from March 4 to March 22.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
American Blues Theater, under the continued leadership of Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside, announces the winner of the 2020 Blue Ink Playwriting Award is Recent Unsettling Events by Andrea Stolowitz. A staged reading of the play will be presented as part of the 2020 Blue Ink Playwriting Festival, along with new work by finalists Football Football Football Football (or I Love Lave Dash) by Kristoffer Diaz, The Mermaids' Parade by Gina Femia, and Crying on Television by R. Eric Thomas. The Blue Ink Playwriting Festival runs May 2-4, 2020 at 4809 N Ravenswood, Suite #126, in Chicago.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2019
From the reigning queen of Mystery, comes the regional premiere of Agatha Christie's Murder On The Orient Express, adapted by Ken Ludwig. The Fulton Theatre is proud to have secured the rights to this new adaptation, running January 16 through February 9, 2020, with previews January 14 & 15. This thrilling ride on the Orient Express, with surprising twists, will keep audiences on the edge of their seats with an All-Star cast of Fulton Favorites.
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2019
Everyman Theatre has extended the run of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, currently on stage. Adapted by noted playwright Ken Ludwig, the Everyman production, directed by Founding Artistic Director Vincent M. Lancisi, the show is delighting Everyman audiences and is already 95% sold out during the regular run.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
Everyman Theatre is pleased to announce the extended run of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, currently on stage. will be adding seven shows. Adapted by noted playwright Ken Ludwig, the Everyman production, directed by Founding Artistic Director Vincent M. Lancisi, the show is delighting Everyman audiences and is already 95% sold out during the regular run. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
For the fifth production in their 48th annual summer season, Cortland Repertory Theatre will present the exciting thriller comedy Sleuth written by Anthony Shaffer.  Performances will run from August 14 – 24 with evening show times at 7:30. Matinees are available on August 16, 18, and 21 at 2:00 PM.  Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-427-6160 or at the CRT Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in Cortland. Tickets are also available for sale 24 hours a day through the CRT website at www.cortlandrep.org, using the online service ETix. CRT cautions that this is the only approved online ticket service; other online sites charge significantly higher rates for tickets and are NOT approved by CRT.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
Artistic Director Tim Carroll and the Shaw Festival have announce their 2020 season.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019
Broadway's Golden Age of Theatre comes alive next month when New York's Feinstein's/54 Below presents legendary two-time Tony Award winning actor John Cullum in his first ever one man show, John Cullum: An Accidental Star.  Performances will be Sept. 2 nd and Sept. 4th through 7th, at the 254 W. 54th St. supper club, each night at 7.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019
Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE), the professional Equity company in residence at the McAninch Arts Center, opens its 2019-2020 season with Jeffrey Hatcher's a?oeHolmes and Watson,a?? directed by Ron May, Sept. 5-Oct. 6.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
All aboard! Ogunquit Playhouse announces the first non-musical production at the theatre in over 12 years, Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, on stage August 14 through August 31.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019
For the fifth production in their 48th annual summer season, Cortland Repertory Theatre will present the exciting thriller comedy Sleuth written by Anthony Shaffer.  Performances will run from August 14 – 24 with evening show times at 7:30. Matinees are available on August 16, 18, and 21 at 2:00 PM.  Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-427-6160 or at the CRT Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in Cortland.