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American Theatre of Actors (Chernuchin Theatre) (New York, NY)
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Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Sydney Awards; Riverside MISS SAIGON Leads Best Musical!
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. (more...)

Lies, Lies And Propaganda Present A Modern Adaptation Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

Lies, Lies and Propaganda will present Charles Dickens' classic, A Christmas Carol, at the Kings Cross Theatre from December 12th to 24th, contrasting the classic Victorian ghost story with the modern Theatre. (more...)

Sandra Bernhard to Bring SANDEMONIUM to Joe's Pub Through New Year's Eve
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

The inimitable Sandra Bernhard will return for her annual holiday shows at Joe's Pub at 425 Lafayette St. in Manhattan, performing her all-new show 'SANDEMONIUM,' December 26th through New Year's Eve, December 31st, with two shows each night. (more...)

Will Pullen, Erica Pappas and More Set for THE FRIDGE PLAYS at Bridge Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Two cutting-edge one-acts, two playwrights, two directors, five actors, one fridge. Straight from a sold-out run in NYC, 'The Fridge Plays' - Daniel Talbott's 'Nick and Zoe', directed by Shira-Lee Shalit and Steve McMahon's 'sad indie love song', directed by Benjamin Viertel - hit Catskill's intimate Bridge Street Theatre stage like a punch to the gut for two performances on Friday and Saturday, December 1st and 2nd, at 7:30pm. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Sydney Awards; MISS SAIGON Leads In Best Musical!
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. (more...)

Sandra Bernhard, Justin Vivian Bond and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

The holidays are already upon us! 'Tis the season for family, because that's what Joe's Pub at The Public has got on tap for the month of December. (more...)

From Mix Tape to LP! Original Broadway Cast Recording of AVENUE Q Now Available On Vinyl
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Masterworks Broadway is celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Avenue Q with the release of the Grammy-nominated original Broadway cast recording on vinyl! (more...)

BWW Review: AVENUE Q at New Village Arts
by E.H. Reiter - May 30, 2018

Today's review is brought to you buy the letter "F"; as in fun, fuzzy, foul mouthed puppets are fantastically funny  in AVENUE Q at New Village Arts. Through July 1st you can find puppets that are more adult and from the street than they are of the kiddie Sesame variety. (more...)

Sandra Bernhard Brings SANDEMONIUM To Theater Of Living Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

The inimitable Sandra Bernhard will perform her all new show "SANDEMONIUM" on Thursday, June 7th at Theatre of Living Arts (TLA) at 334 South Street in Philadelphia, PA. Bernhard debuted "SANDEMONIUM" at her annual holiday shows at Joe's Pub in Manhattan, and is now taking the show to select cities around the U.S. and overseas. (more...)

World Premiere Of KEEPING UP WITH THE PROZOROVS Comes to Hollywood Fringe 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2018

What would happen if Chekhov's Three Sisters made it to Moscow?...They'd become the Kardashians. Classic realism meets reality television in the World Premiere production of dark comedy Keeping Up With The Prozorovs by Lucy Gillespie. (more...)

Kate Robards' Award Winning New Solo Show PolySHAMory Comes To The 2018 Atlanta Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2018

Check out Kate Robards' newest show in Atlanta this June! PolySHAMory is a new solo play about his and hers. And hers. And his. And sex. And love. And therapy. Kate has everything she's ever dreamed of. So does Kate's husband's girlfriend. With a poly-therapist and the sex-positive ethos of The Ethical Slut, she embarks on a riveting and wickedly funny sexcapade of exploration, self-discovery, and true love through a polyamorous relationship. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Imagine steers recent graduates down Avenue Q
by Paul Batterson - May 14, 2018

Each year colleges across the country come up with an odd list of commencement speakers, from Kermit the Frog (Southampton University) to Mike Tyson (Central State University), to offer pearls of wit and advice to their college graduates. (more...)

AVENUE Q Makes Its Playhouse at Westport Plaza Debut
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Emery Entertainment is thrilled to bring the three-time Tony Award-winning smash hit musical AVENUE Q at the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza, January 25-February 10, 2019. Tickets are $50 and $75, and go on sale Friday, May 18 at 10 a.m., through MetroTix at www.metrotix.com or by calling 314-534-1111. Additionally, tickets will be available at the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza box office one hour prior to show time. Groups of 10 or more should call 314-616-4455 for special rates. (more...)

Andy Karl Drama Pilot STATIES Passed Over By ABC
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2018

A new drama pilot starring multiple Tony Award nominee, Andy Karl, has been passed over for a full season pick up at ABC, (more...)

The 17th Annual Tribeca Film Festival Reveals Feature Film Lineup
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

The 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, revealed its feature film lineup championing the discovery of emerging voices and celebrating new work from established filmmaking talent. To close the Festival, Tribeca will World Premiere The Fourth Estate, from Oscar®-nominated director Liz Garbus, which follows The New York Times' coverage of the Trump administration's first year. The Centerpiece Gala will be the World Premiere of Drake Doremus' sci-fi romance Zoe starring Ewan McGregor, Lea Seydoux, Rashida Jones, and Theo James. The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival takes place April 18-29. (more...)

Tribeca Film Festival Shares 2018 Feature Film Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

The 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, revealed its feature film lineup championing the discovery of emerging voices and celebrating new work from established filmmaking talent. To close the Festival, Tribeca will World Premiere The Fourth Estate, from Oscar®-nominated director Liz Garbus, which follows The New York Times' coverage of the Trump administration's first year. The Centerpiece Gala will be the World Premiere of Drake Doremus' sci-fi romance Zoe starring Ewan McGregor, Lea Seydoux, Rashida Jones, and Theo James. The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival takes place April 18-29. (more...)

AVENUE Q Returns For 2019 UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

Guess Q's back! The naughtiest puppets in town will be heading to a theatre near you as comedy musical Avenue Q returns next year to tour the UK with all of your favourite fuzzy friends, opening in at Portsmouth Kings Theatre 21 January 2019. (more...)

Guess Q's Back At The King's?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

The naughtiest puppets in town will be returning to Glasgow as comedy musical Avenue Q sets off on a UK tour next year. (more...)

Does 'Belly Dance' Have A Place In Intersectional Feminism? Dancers of Color Speak Out!
by Olga El - Mar 21, 2018

Belly dance's roots in Eastern cultures, North African cultures in particular, is undeniable. Black and Brown dancers fill the scenes of ancient Egyptian wall paintings and of dance history gems such as Dr. Magda Saleh's 1975 documentary “Egypt Dances.” So why is it so hard to find Black and Brown dancers making a name and a living for themselves in the modern belly dance scene? (more...)

Social: Go Behind The Scenes of AVENUE Q on BWW's Instagram For Wold Puppetry Day!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

BroadwayWorld is taking you behind the scenes of AVENUE Q off-Broadway today on our Instagram for World Puppetry Day! (more...)

Brevity Theatre Presents A GIRL IS A HALF-FORMED THING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

This April, Brevity Theatre presents the AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE of A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing. The award-winning novel written by McBride is an intense interior monologue, and has been transposed with rigor for the stage by Annie Ryan. After it's hugely successful seasons in the UK and US, it is the perfect time to tell this story and have this discussion here in Australia. Directed by Erin Taylor, and brought to the stage by a fiercely all-female team, this one women show will demand the attention of Sydney audiences. (more...)

Jenn Colella & Katrina Lenk Will Announce 2017-18 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations April 24th
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

The Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, is proud to announce Broadway's 'Come From Away' star Jenn Colella along with 'The Band's Visit' sensation Katrina Lenk will announce the nominees for the 2017-18 season on Tuesday, April 24th (more...)

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh in on NBC's RISE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

Tomorrow night NBC will premiere its newest drama, Rise, airing Tuesday, March 13th at 10pm ET/PT following the season finale of 'This Is Us,' and debuts in its regular time period on Tuesday, March 20th at 9pm ET/PT on NBC. (more...)

AVENUE Q Comes to Phoenix Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

There's more fuzz to love when our badly-behaved puppet friends return! (more...)

Bobby Lopez, John Tartaglia, and More to Reunite for AVENUE Q 15th Anniversary Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

What do you do with a BA in English - 15 years later? You might not be able to go back to college, but you can always go back to AVENUE Q, the winner of the 2004 Tony Awards' "Triple Crown" for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book. (more...)

AVENUE Q Returns to Mercury Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

???????Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, is thrilled to announce that our homegrown production of AVENUE Q will be lovingly revived on the Mercury stage, from June 21st through September 9th, 2018. Press opening is Friday, June 29th at 8:00pm. After entertaining nearly 30,000 people over 169 performances and breaking all box office records for Mercury Theater Chicago, these sassy and lovable puppets are back for more fun and mischief. (more...)

Sandra Bernhard Brings SANDEMONIUM To Guild Hall In The Hamptons 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

???????The inimitable Sandra Bernhard will perform her all new show "SANDEMONIUM" on Saturday, June 30th at 8pm as she returns to Guild Hall at 158 Main Street in East Hampton, NY. Bernhard debuted "SANDEMONIUM" at her annual holiday shows at Joe's Pub in Manhattan, and is now taking the show to select cities around the U.S. and overseas. (more...)

Original Stars of AVENUE Q Return For 15 Special Performances For 15th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

The Tony Award winning Best Musical Avenue Q will mark its 15th anniversary with 15 special performances at New World Stages (340 W. 50 St.) from July 18 to 29, 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN Illuminates Inner Demons at Warehouse Theatre
by Neil Shurley - Jan 28, 2018

Eugene O'Neill's A Moon for the Misbegotten, running now at the Warehouse Theatre in Greenville, SC, is all about struggle. (more...)

Find Your Personal SAFE SPACE with Annex This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

In a post #metoo era, Season 31 at Annex Theatre begins 2018 with Safe Space , a generative performance about brave middle schoolers who greet their problems with a smile and a meme. (more...)

Isobel Rogers' ELSA Comes to VAULT Festival 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

With song and satire, a waitress delves beneath the stereotypes of her flat-white drinking customers to serve up a straight-talking look at expectations of millennial women. Through character comedy, satirical songs and off-the-cuff stand-up covering the contradictions of Slut-shaming to Instagram-envy, Isobel Rogers explores cultural stereotypes and what lies underneath. Isobel Rogers' debut show is directed by Sara Joyce, who directed Milly Thomas' The Stage Award-winning Dust at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 and was recently announced as one of the Old Vic 12 directors for 2017/18. (more...)

AVENUE Q Announces Spring Fling In Observation Of WORLD PUPPETRY DAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

???????AVENUE Q - the Tony Award-winning Best Musical that features a cast comprised of people and puppets - will celebrate WORLD PUPPETRY DAY on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 with what is to be an unprecedented large gathering of professional and amateur puppeteers and their puppets for a special performance and post-show soiree at New World Stages (Off-Broadway, 340 West 50th Street), starting at 8:00PM. (more...)

BWW Review: AGENT ANDROMEDA: THE ORION CRUSADE Comical Camp Cosmic Circus Caper
by Frank Benge - Feb 27, 2018

AGENT ANDROMEDA: THE ORION CRUSADE answers that age old question: 'what would the love child of Cirque du Soleil and Flesh Gordon look like?'. The answer is this riotously funny burlesque science fiction production that is part brilliant aerial work and part circus spectacle. The piece may have been inspired by sci-fi classics like Barbarella, but it has become its own wholly unique work that is simultaneously sexy, visually arresting and funny. (more...)

Andy Karl Joins the Cast of New ABC Drama Pilot, STATIES
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 14, 2018

Deadline has reported that Tony nominee, Andy Karl, has been cast in a new drama pilot for ABC. (more...)


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Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Sydney Awards; WICKED Leads Best Musical!
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. (more...)

Performance Space 122 Announces 2018 Coil Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Performance Space 122, the birthplace of contemporary performance as it is known today, returns to its legendary home in the East Village, under the leadership of new Executive Artistic Director Jenny Schlenzka, after nearly six years presenting new works in partnership with venues across New York City. The institution will welcome the public to its newly renovated, column-free facilities at 150 1st Avenue - custom-designed by Deborah Berke Partners for interdisciplinary performance - with its 2018 Coil Festival (January 10 February 4, 2018). (more...)

Holiday Local Tradition AVENUE Q at NCTC Extended to 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

For the first time in NCTC history, we are extending a production before it has even opened. Avenue Q will now run the 5th anniversary of its award winning production through January 21, 2018 (extended by two weeks) at New ConservatoryTheatre Center. Proclaimed 'a local tradition' by San Francisco Travel, this 'perennial hit ... even when seeing it for the second, third, orwhatever time' (Theatre Eddy's) won over critics and audiences alike in its previous engagements in NCTC's intimate Decker Theatre.Declares the San Francisco Examiner, 'only the Grinch could prevent the laughter-filled show from selling out night after night.' (more...)

BWW Review: AVENUE Q at Stageworks- This is Definitely Not Sesame Street
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Dec 4, 2017

My daughter introduced me to the sarcastic wit of the music in Avenue Q on the way to college a few years ago, so I sort of knew going in, this wasn't your typical musical. (more...)


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Variety Show SEX WE CAN Premieres as Part of Fertile Ground Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2017

Sex is in the news a lot lately, and most of the news ain't good...sexual assault, abuse, misconduct- sex as a source of trauma, a weapon of power. What if that's not really sex? What if we redefine sex to mean a source of connection, a means of communication? Sex as medicine? (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Sydney Awards; Just One Week Left!
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. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: AVENUE Q Counts Down the 12 Days of Christmas on Carols For A Cure!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 20, 2017

Below, check out exclusive photos of the cast of AVENUE Q as they record their track, 'The 12 Days of Christmas.' (more...)

AVENUE Q Celebrates The Holidays! Revised Holiday Schedule Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

AVENUE Q, the Tony Award winning musical comedy, now in its 14th year on stage in NYC and around the globe announces its revised holiday performance schedule for Christmas week Off-Broadway. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Sydney Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
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. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Sydney Awards; MISS SAIGON Leads Best Musical!
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. (more...)

Blackfriars Theatre Presents AVENUE Q
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

???????The much-anticipated production of Avenue Q at Blackfriars Theatre features the same puppets used in the original Broadway production. The laugh-out-loud musical tells the timeless story of a recent college grad named Princeton, who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. He soon discovers that, although the residents seem nice, it's clear that this is not your ordinary neighborhood. Together, Princeton and his new-found friends struggle to find jobs, dates and their ever-elusive purpose in life. Avenue Q is the winner of the highly coveted and rarely achieved Tony Award 'Triple Crown' - winning Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book.  (more...)

VIDEO: Jenn Colella and Katrina Lenk Announce The Outer Critics Circle Awards Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Come From Away star Jenn Colella and The Band's Visit sensation Katrina Lenk announced the nominees for the 2017-18 Outer Critics Circle Awards today, April 24th in the Oak Room at New York's renown Algonquin Hotel (59 W 44th Street. Check out the video below! (more...)

Tune In Tomorrow at 11AM for the Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations- Exclusively at BroadwayWorld!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Come From Away star Jenn Colella and The Band's Visit sensation Katrina Lenk will announce the nominees for the 2017-18 Outer Critics Circle Awards tomorrow, April 24th in the Oak Room at New York's renown Algonquin Hotel (59 W 44th Street. Be sure to check back at 11am to watch BroadwayWorld's exclusive live stream of the announcement! (more...)

NYU Steinhardt To Host Forum On Performance As Activism
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

NYU Steinhardt will host the NYU Educational Theatre Forum 2018: Performance as Activism-a three-day event featuring conversations, presentations, workshops, and performances bringing together scholars and artists exploring how performance can spark dialogue and promote social change (April 19-21). (more...)

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