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Playhouse 91

(New York, NY)
316 East 91st St.
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by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2013
Criss Angel sets out to confirm that he is the greatest magician of all time in his new weekly series 'Criss Angel BeLIEve' which premieres on Spike starting Tuesday, October 15 at 10 PM, ET/PT.
by Paul Bolton - Sep 28, 2018
Five Magical 'Illusionists' light up the stage a the Starlight Theatre as they close their summer outdoor season. Sophisticated and majestic, the variety of acts is enough to get your pulse racing as they work quickly from one amazing stunt to the next. One weekend only at Kansas City's Starlight Theatre, Sept 28-30, 2018
by Marianka Swain - Sep 27, 2016
Actor Ian Hallard has done a range of work, from musicals and Shakespeare to phone-hacking play Great Britain at the National Theatre and TV staples like Doctor Who and Poirot. He also co-wrote a Poirot episode with his husband Mark Gatiss, and the pair are now starring together in a revival of Matt Crowley's seminal play The Boys in the Band, which changed the landscape of gay theatre on its Off Broadway premiere in 1968. It begins previews tomorrow at Park Theatre, where it plays until 30 October, and will then tour to Manchester, Brighton and Leeds
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015
Hook & Eye Theater presents the World Premiere of GOD IS A VERB, an absurdist comedy inspired by the mind and myth of architect and designer Buckminster Fuller. The production, directed by Chad Lindsey (The Summoners with Hook & Eye) will run November 4-21 at The Actors Fund Arts Center @ The Schermerhorn (160 Schermerhorn Street between Hoyt and Smith Streets, Brooklyn). Performances will be Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7pm and Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm with matinee performances on November 7, 8, & 15, and an additional performance on Monday, November 16 at 7pm. Tickets ($25) are available atwww.artful.ly/godisaverb. The show will run approximately 100 minutes.  
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016
SAFE is a powerful new verbatim theatre piece featuring Riley Carter Millington, who was, as Kyle Slater in EastEnders, the first transgender actor to play a long-running trans role in a British soap. SAFE will be London Theatre Workshop's first show in its new home in Leadenhall Market.
by John Walker Ross - Oct 31, 2013
'Some force within myself would not be denied expression.' Vivien Leigh
by Cheyne Nomura - Oct 27, 2019
Coming all the way from the 'Great White Way' to the island of Oahu is the remarkable, magical spectacle The Illusionists Live From Broadway. Comprised of six performers---'The Unusualist' (Raymond Crowe); 'The Trickster' (Paul Dabek); 'The Daredevil' (Jonathan Goodwin); 'The Manipulator' (An Ha Lim); 'The Delusionist' (Stuart MacLeod); 'The Sorceress' (Sabine Van Diemen)---all of whom form the titular 'The Illusionists', each performer has two to three segments on stage to dazzle the audience. Spanning over approximately two hours with one fifteen-minute intermission, the overall performances combined measure up to create an absolutely immersive, scintillating time at the theatre.
by Abby Rowold - Oct 18, 2017
The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company had all of the fixings for a good scary-fun time at their opening of Steven Dietz's adaptation of Dracula on Friday, October 13.
by Peter Nason - Oct 17, 2016
Zachary Hines, Matthew McGee & Ricky Cona are the Holy Trinity of Camp in this fun-fun-fun production.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017
The Broadway at Birdland concert series presents Miss Coco Peru in The Taming of the Tension on Sunday and Monday, October 15 and October 16. Miss Coco Peru has been a little tense lately and one of the things that Coco likes to do when she is tense is invite friends over to her place for tea (and/or cocktails) and a good old-fashioned bullsh*tting session. And that's just what happened at Birdland! BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below!
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2013
Criss Angel sets out to confirm that he is the greatest magician of all time in his new weekly series 'Criss Angel BeLIEve' which premieres on Spike starting tonight, October 15 at 10 PM, ET/PT.
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 11, 2019
Over twenty years after debuting his one-man solo musical HOUDINI in New York City nightclub cabaret Don't Tell Mama, Tom Frueh brings the fully fleshed out show to the prestigious United Solo Theatre Festival, giving hope to every cabaret artist who dreams, one day, of seeing their show off-Broadway as well.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
On Tuesday 19th November 2019, Her Majesty's Theatre will host Gloves Off - an afternoon of discussion surrounding the past, present and future of HIV/AIDS and its impact on the performing arts industry, hosted in drag by Wallis Depres and including special guests Andrew Keates, Susan Cole-Haley and Matthew Todd.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015
Hook & Eye Theater presents the World Premiere of GOD IS A VERB, an absurdist comedy inspired by the mind and myth of architect and designer Buckminster Fuller. The production, directed by Chad Lindsey (The Summoners with Hook & Eye) will run tonight, November 4, through November 21 at The Actors Fund Arts Center @ The Schermerhorn (160 Schermerhorn Street between Hoyt and Smith Streets, Brooklyn).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014
Criss Angel will attempt one of the most astounding and dangerous escapes in history at Foxwoods Resort Casino on November 11, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.
by Jan Nargi - Nov 25, 2013
Singing and dancing extravaganza based on the beloved stories of Jean Shepherd gets the eccentric tone just right in this funny and affectionate remembrance of the simple joys of Christmases past.
by Kelsey Lawler - Nov 20, 2017
Suspense, plot twists, believability, a dash of humor, a satisfying finale that's what successful murder-mysteries are made of. When a play possesses all of these hallmarks and even boasts the company of everyone's favorite detective, Sherlock Holmes, a surefire hit seems elementary, my dear Watson.
by Alan Portner - Nov 17, 2018
Naked Magicians perform at Starlight Theatre indoors.  That pretty much sums up the two Australian illusionists' adult comedy/prestidigitation ac
by Gil Kaan - Nov 16, 2015
In his STREEP TEASE, Roy Cruz has created an entertaining, all-male revue of Meryl Streep interpretators using actual (or actual-esque) dialogue from Ms. Streep's many films. With minimal use of props and just a hint of costume enhancements, this talented nine-membered Streepers perform some side-splitting scenes with a few serious ones thrown into the mix. Some Meryl Streep roles just seem more than ripe for parody, er, homage.
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017
History will be made in Times Square in May when the 'Crossroads of America' plays host to The Drag Queens of Comedy 2017, featuring 10 of the most outrageous and uproarious drag queens to ever throw shade over the 'Great White Way.' Producer, celebutante and heiress Sasha Soprano presents the largest drag queen show ever served up to The Big Apple!
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - May 3, 2018
Stage Entertainment Spain has recently announced ANASTASIA in Madrid in a great press event, including Stephen Flaherty. BroadwayWorld had the chance to speak with the composer about this show, his career on Broadway, his creative process with Lynn Ahrens (lyricist of ANASTASIA) and much more!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014
Birdland Jazz Club has announed its schedule for May 12 - 18, featuring Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet with guest George Coleman, Miss Coco Peru: Have You Heard?, Jason Graae's "49½ Shades of Graae," the Jay Leonhart Duo, and more!
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014
The Advocate writes that KINKY BOOTS cast members Eugene Barry-Hill and Timothy Ware were married during the week that the Broadway production went dark (May 8-13) to make room for Univision's upfront presentations.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014
The Broadway at Birdland concert series presented the Birdland debut of Miss Coco Peru in Have You Heard? for two sold-out shows on Monday, May 12.
by TV News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
London trio Girls In Synthesis have today announced details of their debut album 'Now Here's An Echo From Your Future', due to be released May 22ndon Harbinger Sound.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014
Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are thrilled to welcome Coco Peru to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performance only - Saturday, April 26 at 7 p.m. Coco loves to reminisce. In fact, she's very good at it. In A More Intimate Evening with Coco Peru, Coco performs some of her favorite monologues and songs spanning her long career, as well as some new stuff too. Whether you've heard all or some of these stories, or if you're a Coco virgin, come see why Lily Tomlin called Coco 'one of the last great storytellers' and experience the trailblazing Queen who elevated drag whilst still wearing sensible heels. Tickets for Coco Peru range in price from $25 - $40 and are on-sale now and available by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2014
The DRAG QUEENS OF COMEDY, starring: MISS COCO PERU GIRLS WILL BE GIRLS and TRICK;LADY BUNNY Founder of WIGSTOCK, DJ and Icon; PANDORA BOX RuPaul's Drag Race; BLANCA DEL RIO RuPaul's Drag Race - Season 6 - 2013/14; DWV (Detox, Willam, and Vicky Vox) RuPaul's Drag Race; SHANGELA RuPaul's Drag Race; and SASHA SOPRANO Drag Queens Of Comedy, is set for tonight, March 29, 2014 at 7 p.m. & 10 p.m. at The Castro Theatre in San Francisco. Hosted by HEKLINA and PEACHES CHRIST.
by Rosanne DellAversano - Mar 28, 2019
The Princesses you think you know are here to set the record straight. DISECHANTED! the hilarious new musical that gives fairy tales the bird.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017
Richmond Triangle Players and Virginia Pride bring one of the country's most acclaimed comedian/monologists (and one fierce drag queen!) to Richmond when Miss Coco Peru takes the RTP stage on Thursday and Friday, March 30 & 31 at 8 pm in A Gentle Reminder: Coco's Guide to a Somewhat Happy Life.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016
Drag icons COCO PERU, CHAD MICHAELS and PEACHES CHRIST will star in the long-awaited New York Premiere of THE WITCHES OF EAST VILLAGE, a theatrical parody based on the iconic film 'The Witches of Eastwick'. This original stage show was written and directed by Joshua Grannell. It will be performed for one night only for two performances, Saturday, April 2 at 7pm at The Gramercy Theatre (127 East 23rd Street between Park and Lexington Aves.). Tickets are $40 for floor seating, $30 for the loge and $75 for VIP (which include post-show meet-and-greet) at 800-745-3000 or TicketMaster.com.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2020
The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center has announced the 14th weekly line-up of its new global series, SEGAL TALKS, which was conceived, created and curated by Frank Hentschker in March 2020. New York, US, and international theatre artists, curators, researchers, and academics will talk daily for one hour with Segal Center's director, Frank Hentschker, about life and art in the Time of Corona and speak about challenges, sorrows, and hopes for the new Weltzustanda?" the State of the World. The Segal Center is the only theatre institution in NYC and the US creating original content.
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2018
The Park Theatre's River Street Theatre (RST) closes its Vincent Price Film Festival with a screening of the all-time classic of the 50's horror movie genre with The House on Haunted Hill. It will play on Saturday, June 16 at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2020
Actor, Singer, Comedian and YouTube Sensation Christina Bianco joined Don't Call Us (We'll Call You)'s Christopher Bartlett-Walford to share listener's disaster Audition stories.
by Keith Tittermary - Jul 12, 2015
Part of the beauty of the Fringe Festival is getting to see works you wouldn't normally think of seeing. At this year's Fringe, Burlesque Classique presents their latest fringe offering, 'Vaudevillian Romp'.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014
The DRAG QUEENS OF COMEDY, starring: MISS COCO PERU GIRLS WILL BE GIRLS and TRICK;LADY BUNNY Founder of WIGSTOCK, DJ and Icon; PANDORA BOX RuPaul's Drag Race; BLANCA DEL RIO RuPaul's Drag Race - Season 6 - 2013/14; DWV (Detox, Willam, and Vicky Vox) RuPaul's Drag Race; SHANGELA RuPaul's Drag Race; and SASHA SOPRANO Drag Queens Of Comedy, is set for Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 7 p.m. & 10 p.m. at The Castro Theatre in San Francisco. Hosted by HEKLINA and PEACHES CHRIST.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017
After a critically acclaimed launch at the end of 2016, Dragonflies Theatre's new production returns in 2017, exploring HIV amongst gay men through a series of interwoven stories.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019
Theatre la Seizieme is thrilled to present the world premiere of its newest production, Le Soulier, from Wednesday, February 27 to Saturday, March 9 at Studio 16 (1555 W. 7th Avenue). Written by award-winning Quebec playwright David Paquet, and directed by Esther Duquette and Gilles Poulin-Denis, this dark comedy is full of touching and relatable characters trying so very hard to be happy.
by Jade Kops - Feb 7, 2015
The DOCTOR WHO SYMPHONIC SPECTACULAR is just that, Spectacular. This new exploration of the music that has coloured the suspense and mystery of the popular TV drama is the latest live entertainment offering from the Doctor Who creators.
by Sarah Murphy - Feb 6, 2019
An artistic genius and his muse...a dancing cat...Pontius Pilate...No, this is not the latest Andrew Lloyd Webber revue. It is the wonderful and completely weird world of Mikhail Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita (adapted by Edward Kemp).
by Peter Nason - Dec 27, 2016
We surely needed theatre as a tonic for the horrors that defined 2016; here are the best of the best shows in the Bay Area.
by Peter Nason - Dec 21, 2019
25 Shows & Performances in the Tampa Bay Area That Rocked Our World from 2010 to 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018
It was announced today that Australian daredevil Sam Powers, aka The Enigma, will join the Melbourne season of The Illusionists: Direct from Broadway at The Regent Theatre from 22 January 2019. Described by critics as a new breed of escape artist, Powers will attempt a world first, death defying escape in a nail biting, edge-of-your-seat spectacle that would have Houdini turn in his grave.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017
Sasha Soprano presents The Drag Queens of Comedy, in association with Peaches Christ Productions, Friday, May 12 at 7 and 10 p.m., at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. What has become a not-to-be-missed event in San Francisco since 2010, The Drag Queens of Comedy makes its Chicago debut with a line up of the world's most popular drag queen stars. Ticket prices range from $37- $57 with a $100 VIP ticket that includes preferred seating, a signed poster of the event and access to a meet and greet.* Tickets may be purchased at TheDragQueensofComedy.com or by calling 773.935.6875. The performance runs 120 minutes with no intermission, and due to strong language Drag Queens of Comedy is recommended for ages 13 years old and older.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017
History will be made in Times Square in May when the "Crossroads of America" plays host to The Drag Queens of Comedy 2017, featuring 10 of the most outrageous and uproarious drag queens to ever throw shade over the "Great White Way." Producer, celebutante and heiress Sasha Soprano presents the largest drag queen show ever served up to The Big Apple!
by Maggie Yates - Apr 2, 2018
Punk's not dead! So says Out of the Box Theater Company, who brings Green Day's American Idiot to Center Stage Theater April 6-15.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014
Birdland Jazz Club has announced its May 2014 schedule, featuring Steve Kuhn Trio, Joey DeFrancesco Organ Quartet, Karrin Allyson, BOSSABRASIL Festival, and more.