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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 6, 2022
Tickets are now on sale for Manhattan Theatre Club’s New York premiere of Where the Mountain Meets the Sea, written by AUDELCO Award nominee Jeff Augustin (The New Englanders, “The Morning Show”) and directed by Princess Grace Award winner Joshua Kahan Brody, with music by The Bengsons (Hundred Days, The Lucky Ones).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022
RED BULL THEATER has announced the kick-off of a new season of in-person OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings, beginning with The Relapse by John Vanbrugh, directed by Marc Vietor. This event will premiere LIVE, in person, at Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater at Symphony Space at 7:30 PM ET on October 24th.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2021
RED BULL THEATER today announced the cast for the World Premiere of a brand new adaptation of Ben Jonson’s classic comedy, The Alchemist, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher and directed by Jesse Berger, the team that created the hit comedy The Government Inspector.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 20, 2022
The right to free speech is being threatened, now more than ever. To raise awareness of the dangers of censorship for the theatre industry, the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund is presenting a special podcast, available to download now through September 24 in conjunction with Banned Books Week. Listen here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2020
The Commissary, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, and New Neighborhood will present Why Would I Dare?: The Trial of Crystal Mason, a virtual reading of the court transcript from the 2018 trial of Crystal Mason.
by Stage Tube - Oct 31, 2019
Bobby Cannavale was a guest on Wednesday night's episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, to talk about The Irishman, the new Martin Scorsese film he's in. During the interview, Cannavale shares stories about meeting Bruce Springsteen and his impressions of The Boss, which leads to him and host Jimmy Fallon having an impression battle!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2021
Caroline, or Change officially opens tonight, October 27 on Broadway at the Roundabout's Studio 54. Learn more about the cast bringing this show back to Broadway here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2020
The Broadway Podcast Network will present an all-star Halloween party to benefit the Broadway Cares Covid-19 Emergency Assistance Fund on October 28th at 9p.m. EST. Tune into the Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors Broadway Halloween Party.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 17, 2019
Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to welcome the NYC premiere of ONE NOVEMBER YANKEE, written and directed by Joshua Ravetch. Produced by Delaware Theatre Company, ONE NOVEMBER YANKEE begins performances on Friday, November 29 for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 29. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2021
RED BULL THEATER is presenting the World Premiere of a brand new adaptation of Ben Jonson’s classic comedy, The Alchemist, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher and directed by Jesse Berger, the team that created the hit comedy The Government Inspector.
by Julie Musbach - Nov 8, 2018
The Public Theater announced initial casting today for the world premiere of SOCRATES, written by acclaimed actor, director, and writer Tim Blake Nelson. Directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes, the powerful new play will begin with a Free First Preview performance on Tuesday, April 2 and run through Sunday, May 19 with an official press opening on Tuesday, April 16.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2021
RED BULL THEATER will begin performances Sunday for the World Premiere of a brand new adaptation of Ben Jonson’s classic comedy, The Alchemist, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher and directed by Jesse Berger, the team that created the hit comedy The Government Inspector.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 11, 2018
Fact: Two-time Tony nominee Bobby Cannavale is back on Broadway this season, starring opposite Cherry Jones and Daniel Radcliffe in The Lifespan of a Fact. In a recent interview with Richard Ridge, he opens up about the challenges of taking on this particular role, and separates fact from fiction when it comes to some of his past performances!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 1, 2018
On Friday, November 2 (2:30pm) join us at the Robin Williams Center (247 West 54th Street) for a Career Conversations Q&A with star of The Lifespan of a Fact, Bobby Cannavale, moderated by Broadway World's Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge!'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022
The Public Theater and National Black Theatre will begin previews on Thursday, May 12 for the upcoming New York Premiere of FAT HAM, written by James Ijames and directed by Public Theater Associate Artistic Director and Resident Director Saheem Ali.
by A.A. Cristi - May 26, 2022
The team at The Legacy Theatre, Branford's own regional, professional theatre on the shoreline, is incredibly excited to open their second Mainstage Production of the 2022 season! 'Deathtrap,' a show described by 'Cue Magazine' as 'two-thirds a thriller and one-third a devilishly clever comedy,' will play Thursdays through Saturdays at the theatre from June 2- June18.
by Julie Musbach - May 23, 2019
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts announces that Joel Grey will receive the first Joel Grey Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's 28th Annual Summer Gala to be held at the new location of Wolffer Estate Vineyard on Saturday, July 6.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 22, 2020
The Broadway Podcast Network is presenting the finale of the all-star comedy podcast, Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors, written by Gordon Greenberg and Steve Rosen and directed by Greenberg.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2020
Feinstein's/54 Below has announced that 10 new shows have been added to #54BelowatHome, a series of streamed performances to provide theater fans everywhere with artistic content from their favorite artists.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2021
Roundabout will welcome virtual appearances by Rachel Brosnahan (The Big Knife), Whoopi Goldberg (Damn Yankees!), Emma Stone (Cabaret), Blair Underwood (A Soldier’s Play), Vanessa Williams (Sondheim on Sondheim) and surprise special guests.
by A.A. Cristi - May 13, 2019
Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG award-winning actress Rachel Brosnahan will be honored by Covenant House at A Night of Broadway Stars on Monday, June 3rd at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th Street, New York City, for her advocacy on behalf of young people facing homelessness. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022
Lincoln Center Theater has announced its upcoming production of Epiphany, a new play by Brian Watkins, directed by Tyne Rafaeli.  Epiphany will begin previews Thursday, May 19 and open on Thursday, June 16 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). 
by Julie Musbach - Mar 29, 2019
The new comedy musical, Tootsie begins performances on Broadway tonight, March 29th, with an opening night of Tuesday, April 23rd. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2022
The Public Theater and National Black Theatre announced complete casting today for the upcoming New York Premiere of FAT HAM written by James Ijames and directed by Public Theater Associate Artistic Director and Resident Director Saheem Ali.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 20, 2020
Today's top stories: The Met Opera lays off all of its union employees. Plus, check out our list of upcoming live online events, a list of 157 musicals and shows you can watch online, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 20, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Get over the hump today with the top Broadway stories!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 12, 2019
Producers Suzanne Gilad & Larry Rogowsky announced today that the hit musical comedy THE OTHER JOSH COHEN will end its extended Off-Broadway run at the Westside Theatre on April 7, 2019. A National Tour will launch in 2020, cities and dates will be announced at a later date.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2020
Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of 'Mrs. Mannerly,' a comedy about a young boy and his manners teacher, by Jeffrey Hatcher, on Monday, March 23, at 7 p.m. The cast includes award-winning Broadway, film, and television actors Isabel Keating as Mrs. Mannerly, and Richard Kind as Jeffrey. Co-curators and co-directors of the Script in Hand Series are Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist, and Mark Shanahan, director, actor, and playwright. Tickets to Script in Hand Playreadings are $20 each.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 29, 2020
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce that Richard Kind will host this year's 29th Annual Summer Gala, A Starry Night, which will be streamed online on baystreet.org and other live stream platforms on Wednesday, July 22, at 8 p.m., with a red carpet preshow beginning at 7:30 p.m.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2021
The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center’s Executive Director Janis Martinson has announced the return of the special one-night-only benefit performance of Broadway in the Berkshires on Monday, August 2 at 7:00PM at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA.
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 20, 2019
BroadwayWorld has just learned that Richard Kind will return to Roundabout's stage, following his Tony Award-nominated and Drama Desk Award-winning performance in The Big Knife, in Kiss Me, Kate. Kind will reprise the role of "Second Man," which he played in Roundabout's 2016 benefit concert reading of Kiss Me, Kate.
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 25, 2019
According to Vulture, stage and screen couple Bobby Cannavale and Rose Byrne have their eye on their next project together. The duo will star in Euripedes's Medea at BAM this January. The play will be directed by Simon Stone.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 22, 2019
Bobby Cannavale, Jai Courtney, Laverne Cox and Stanley Tucci have joined the cast of the Millennium Media action-comedy Jolt, starring Kate Beckinsale, according to Deadline.
by Michael Major - Jan 30, 2022
Meet all of the Broadway actors in THE GILDED AGE! The new series features appearances by Audra McDonald, Denée Benton, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Kelli O'Hara, Carrie Coon, Claybourne Elder, Donna Murphy, Katie Finneran, Debra Monk, Taylor Richardson, Douglas Sills, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Patrick Page, Michael Cerveris, and more.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 28, 2021
Dweck Productions and Vanishing Angle announced today that they are teaming up for writer/director Jamil Muñoz's debut feature film MUSLIMAH, with actress Marin Ireland (Netflix's 'The Umbrella Academy', HELL OR HIGH WATER) attached in the lead role.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2022
National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene today announced that musical theatre icons Chip Zien and Sierra Boggess will lead the cast of the acclaimed musical Harmony by the legendary Barry Manilow and his longtime collaborator Bruce Sussman in March 2022. At the helm will be
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019
Rosannah Deluce has been driving for days. Her car dies in a snowbound corner of Alaska. In distress, she seeks shelter in the only nearby structure, an old barn that is the home of Henry Harry, a man she does not know. She is attired in a wedding gown. She is a runaway bride.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 1, 2019
Rosannah Deluce has been driving for days. Her car dies in a snowbound corner of Alaska. In distress, she seeks shelter in the only nearby structure, an old barn that is the home of Henry Harry, a man she does not know. She is attired in a wedding gown. She is a runaway bride.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2022
A Tempest (Une Tempête) will take place LIVE in person on Monday February 28th at 7:30pm at FIAF Florence Gould Hall (55 East 59th Street) with simultaneous Livestream broadcast. Video-on-Demand will be available through Sunday March 6th until 11:59 PM EST.
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 12, 2019
The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the world premiere of SOCRATES, written by acclaimed actor, director, and writer Tim Blake Nelson. Directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes and anchoring the Onassis Festival 2019: Democracy is Coming, SOCRATES will begin previews on Tuesday, April 2, with a Joseph Papp Free Preview performance on Wednesday, April 3 in The Public's Martinson Hall. This powerful new play runs through Sunday, May 19, with an official press opening on Tuesday, April 16.
by Meet the Cast - Dec 27, 2019
A Soldier's Play is officially in previews on Broadway! A Soldier's Play opens officially on January 21, 2020. This is a limited engagement at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). It stars David Alan Grier, Blair Underwood, Nnamdi Asomugha, Jerry O'Connell, McKinley Belcher III, Rob Demery, Jared Grimes, Billy Eugene Jones, Nate Mann, Warner Miller, J. Alphonse Nicholson and Lee Aaron Rosen.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2021
Red Bull Theater announced today that it will video capture the closing performance of its acclaimed Off-Broadway  production of The Alchemist for future on-demand streaming.
by Julie Musbach - Dec 13, 2018
Yale Repertory Theatre will present the world premiere of Good Faith: Four Chats about Race and the New Haven Fire Department by Karen Hartman, directed by Kenny Leon, February 1-23, 2019 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, February 7.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 6, 2020
Bobby Cannavale has joined the cast of Nine Perfect Strangers at Hulu!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 4, 2019
The Delaware Theatre Company and 59E59 Theaters announce the east coast premiere of the play, ONE NOVEMBER YANKEE, written and directed by Josh Ravetch and starring two-time Emmy and five-time Golden Globe nominee, Stefanie Powers and four-time Golden Globe nominee, Harry Hamlin.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2022
Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced the first cast members for the Gala Benefit Reading of the beloved Broadway comedy Light Up the Sky by Moss Hart, directed by Mr. Silverstein and featuring an all-star cast. 
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 26, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has just announced that Nick Choksi as 'Dr. Grover Lockwood,' Holley Fain as 'Anita Highland,' Richard Kind as 'Max Jacobs,' Michael Mulheren as 'Conductor,' and Raji Ahsan, Franklin Bongjio, Daniel Fredrick and Evan Powell as the 'Porters' have joined the one-night-only benefit reading of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's comedy Twentieth Century, in a new adaptation by Ken Ludwig, directed by Walter Bobbie. They join the previously announced Alec Baldwin as 'Oscar Jaffe,' Anne Heche as 'Lily Garland,' Henry Winkler as 'Matthew Clark,' Dan Butler as 'Owen O'Malley,' Stephen DeRosa as 'First Beard,' Julie Halston as 'Ida Webb,' and Paul Alexander Nolan as 'George Smith.'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022
Lincoln Center Theater is presenting Epiphany, a new play by Brian Watkins, directed by Tyne Rafaeli. Epiphany will begin previews Thursday, May 19 and open on Thursday, June 16 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022
Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the nation’s premier ensemble theater company, is opening its stunning new in-the-round Ensemble Theater in Honor of Helen Zell with ensemble member Yasen Peyankov’s extraordinarily funny and lyrical adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s Seagull, April 28–June 12, 2022.
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2020
Rachel Brosnahan is the latest star to take part in Roundabout's Off-Script video series. Brosnahan told a story about how she felt making her Broadway debut with the Roundabout in 2013, in The Big Knife.

The Big Knife Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of The Big Knife have their been?
The Big Knife has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1949 and Broadway which opened in 2013.

What productions of The Big Knife have their been?
The Big Knife has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1949 and Broadway which opened in 2013.

What productions of The Big Knife have there been?
The Big Knife has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1949 and Broadway which opened in 2013.