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TBG Theatre (New York, NY)
312 W. 36th St.

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Based on the 1980 film with screenplay by Carlton J. Albright and Edward Terry

A low-hanging cloud of radioactive waste turns a school bus full of children into second-rate zombies, who proceed to track down and zap their negligent parents one by one.



Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for HAMLET Starring Gyles Brandreth, Benet Brandreth, and Kosha Engler at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Three members of one real-life family - father, son and wife - bring Hamlet's incestuous confusion of family life sharply into focus in a brand new production at Park Theatre. (more...)

New Block of Tickets Released for Immersive KPOP Run This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Due to popular demand, Ars Nova, in association with Ma-Yi Theater and Woodshed Collective, has released a new block of tickets and has added performances (September 16 & 30 at 3pm) to the world premiere of KPOP, a high-octane immersive event that gives you a backstage pass to a K-pop music factory. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 9
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 9, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

THE SECRET GARDEN Set to Open at Towne Centre Theatre Friday
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 8, 2017

The musical theater version of Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden opens this Friday night at Brentwood's Towne Centre Theatre in a new production directed by First Night Star Award winner Tim Larson. The Secret Garden features a book by Marsha Norman, with music by Lucy Simon. (more...)

Lieff Cabraser and Carney Bates & Pulliam Announce New Class Action Lawsuit Against Viacom Alleging Violations of Child Online Privacy Protection Laws
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

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Celebration Theatre Announces SONATA 1962
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

CELEBRATION THEATRE presents, as part of its Celebrating New Works reading series, its first new musical reading in years- SONATA 1962 by this year's Chuck Rowland Award recipient Patricia Loughrey, music by Thomas Hodges, directed by Brittney S. Wheeler and performing one night only onTuesday, August 15 at 7:30pm at Celebration Theatre @ The Lex in Hollywood. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 8/1/2017 - 8/8/2017
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 8/1/2017 - 8/8/2017. (more...)

Carnegie Hall 2017—2018 Season to Include Pop, World Music, and Jazz
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Carnegie Hall's 2017-2018 season is around the corner, and we are looking forward to a variety of exceptional programming and exciting new projects. Listed below are jazz, pop, and world music highlights for the coming season. (more...)

BWW Interview: Cade Peirce on the Utah Premiere of ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY
by Tyler Hinton - Aug 7, 2017

West Side Theatre Company will present a summer theatrical event for the entire family with the Utah premiere of the Kennedy Center's ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY. Adults and children of all ages will equally enjoy a night filled with fun, music, and laughter as they experience this musical from the author of the popular book. A company of exceptional local performers will bring the beloved story to life at the SilverLake Amphitheater on Saturday, Aug. 12 and Monday, Aug. 14 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the door for just $8 ($5 for children 12 and under). For more information, please visit www.westsidetheatreco.org. Cade Peirce, who plays the title character, gave BroadwayWorld the inside scoop on the show. (more...)

International Songwriting Competition (ISC) Announces 2017 Judges
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is pleased to announce its panel of judges for the 2017 competition. Established in 2002, ISC is the world's largest songwriting competition, receiving entries from more than 130 countries. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for THE SEAGULL at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces full casting for Simon Stephens's new version of Anton Chekhov's highly renowned play, The Seagull, directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes. (more...)

Photo Flash: John Doyle Directs AS YOU LIKE IT at Bay Street Theater Starring Ellen Burstyn, Andre De Shields, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Bay Street Theater has announced their take on AS YOU LIKE IT, by William Shakespeare, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, with original music by Stephen Schwartz, will run from August 8 - September 3. For tickets call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 11 am - show time daily or purchase online at www.baystreet.org. (more...)

Leila Ghaznavi and Pantea Productions are present an Adaptation of THE TURN OF THE SCREW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Leila Ghaznavi and Pantea Productions are proud to present The Turn of the Screw, written by Henry James and adapted for the stage by Jeffrey Hatcher. The piece runs at Proscenium Theater at The Drake Theater, 302 S. Hicks Street from September 19-23. Tickets cost $10-12. Tickets are available online at fringearts.com or at the Philly Fringe box office. (more...)

BWW Review: ROALD DAHL'S WILLY WONKA JR. at Moorestown Theater Company
by Donna Marie Nowak - Aug 6, 2017

Moorestown Theater Company's production of ROALD DAHL'S WILLY WONKA JR. brims with charm and imagination and is fun for children of all ages. (more...)

Point Park University Alumni Explore the Importance of Being a Human First in New York City
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2017

Brittany Dorazio, Musical Theater graduate of Point Park University and VP of Green Hope School in Tanzania has brought together her 2015 graduating class to raise money for Green Hope and explore what it means to be a Human First in New York City. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT: THE MUSICAL Dances Into Budapest
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

BILLY ELLIOT: THE MUSICAL will open at the Hungarian State Opera in Budapest on August 23 and run until the 27. (more...)

John Michael Montgomery & More to Perform on Upcoming 'Ray Stevens CabaRay Nashville'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Webster PR's roster of John Michael Montgomery, Baillie & the Boys, Tommy Roe and Mark Wills will appear and perform on upcoming episodes of “Ray Stevens CabaRay Nashville.” (more...)

LA Children's Chorus Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Los Angeles Children's Chorus (LACC), one of the world's foremost children's choirs, announces its 2017-18 season, entitled 'And This Shall be for Beauty,' featuring exquisite repertoire that illuminates LACC's signature bel canto sound honed by highly regarded and much-loved Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson, who is stepping down at the conclusion of the season, her 22nd at the Chorus' artistic helm. (more...)

Tegan Marie Signs as Youngest Country Artist with Warner Music
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Warner Music Nashville and Sweety High proudly announced today the signing of singer-songwriter Tegan Marie to Warner Music Group's renowned Nashville division. (more...)

BWW Review: Dancing through the LET'S DANCE! Exhibit
by Caryn Cooper - Aug 18, 2017

Let's Dance! is an immersive exhibit for children and their families that showcases the joy, beauty, and diversity of dance across New York City and the world. The exhibition, slated to run from July 1st to December 1st 2017, features a number of opportunities to learn about dance through daily live performances, various workshops, and a dance-portal projection dome! In conjunction with the ongoing initiative of The Children's Museum of Manhattan (CMOM), Gateway to the Arts, this project is designed to introduce children to dance as an art form, an expression of diverse cultures and traditions, and as a healthy physical activity. (more...)

Children's Adventure Book 'The Noodle Society' for True Pasta Lovers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

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Indie Americana Artist Lisa Bouchelle Tops 1 Million Streams
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Lipstick Tomboy, the latest EP release from rising Americana /Alt-Country artist Lisa Bouchelle, has now surpassed 1.1 million streams on Spotify, with over 35,000 monthly listeners. (more...)

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Announces September Highlights
by TV News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has announced September 2017 highlights! Check out the listings below! (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Review: FUNZ AND GAMEZ, Just The Tonic
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

They're back! Why? Money. After a failed BBC pilot and numerous non-appearances on TV and radio, Phil's resurrected the Edinburgh award-winning (Panel Prize still counts) cult hit Funz and Gamez in a last ditched attempt to get on TV. Join Bonzo, Jim the Elf, and Uncle Mick in a brand-new format that Phil's created, called a comedy panel show. (more...)

TCT On Tour presents YOUNG ABE LINCOLN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

On Friday, September 8, join us for an exclusive 45-minute performance of YOUNG ABE LINCOLN presented by TCT On Tour, the touring division of The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati. (more...)

Photo Flash: John Doyle Directs AS YOU LIKE IT at Bay Street Theater Starring Ellen Burstyn, Andre De Shields, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Bay Street Theater has announced their take on AS YOU LIKE IT, by William Shakespeare, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, with original music by Stephen Schwartz, will run from August 8 - September 3. For tickets call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 11 am - show time daily or purchase online at www.baystreet.org. (more...)

Hoipolloi and PBJ Management's Feast of the Fest Line Up Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Nish Kumar, Tommy Tiernan and The Royal Court's MANWATCHING have been announced among those taking part in an all-day takeover of Paines Plough Roundabout, in support of Save The Children's Rescue at Sea Appeal. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 18
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 16, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

New Yiddish Rep's AWAKE AND SING, THE INVISIBLE BOOK and More Set for Theater at the 14th Street Y's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Theater at the 14th Street Y continues to honor the edgy, diverse, and rich history of innovative culture making in the East Village with their 2017-2018 Season. (more...)

Sandra Bernhard to Bring 'SANDRA MONICA BLVD' to The Crown & Anchor
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Producer Rick Murray welcomes the multi-talented Sandra Bernhard back to Provincetown for two performances only, Monday, August 28 and Tuesday, August 29 at 8:00 p.m. in the Paramount Theatre at The Crown & Anchor. Bernhard will be performing her show, Sandra Monica Blvd: Coast to Coast, which will feature her band, The Sandyland Squad. (more...)

'PARENTAL GUIDANCE SUGGESTED' Coming to TNC's Dream Up Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Children are a joy, right? Not to Irene, the teacher's assistant (and leading character) in 'Parental Guidance Suggested (An Unfortunately True Musical Dramedy),' a darkly comedic, partly autobiographical musical about the chaos of working at a daycare on minimum wage. (more...)

The Tenth International Military Music Festival Opens 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

???????The Tenth International Military Music Festival «Spasskaya Tower» will take place from the 26th August till 3th September 2017. Throughout 10 evenings there will be represented the bright and colorful show in front of the audience and guests on Red Square of the best Russian and foreign military and orchestral collectives 'framed' with theatrical elements, light installations and fireworks. (more...)

Brundibár Returns to Monmouth County in Count Basie Theatre's New Production
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

???????Brundibar returns to Monmouth County in Count Basie Theatre's new production led by Eli Villanueva and Jason Tramm August 19 & 20 (more...)

Rachel Schmeling to Premiere Her Cabaret YOU, ME, AND ANXIETY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Actor Rachel Schmeling presents the NYC premiere of her cabaret, YOU, ME, AND ANXIETY as a part of Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival. August 28th-31st and September 7th. (more...)

Pop-Up Opera Returns this Autumn with Humperdinck's HANSEL AND GRETEL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Pop-Up Opera return this autumn with Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel. In true Pop-Up fashion, the company give one of the most popular operatic fairy tales a magical twist ensuring this wintry delight will both enchant and thrill. (more...)

Stephen J. Dubner's TELL ME SOMETHING I DON'T KNOW Podcast to Tape at Joe's Pub This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Stephen J. Dubner will take over Joe's Pub to tape his new podcast, Tell Me Something I Don't Know, recording six shows in three nights, Thursday, October 5, through Saturday, October 7. (more...)

YOU, ME, AND ANXIETY: A Cabaret Not To Be Missed!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Actor Rachel Schmeling presents the NYC premiere of her cabaret, YOU, ME, AND ANXIETY as a part of Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival. August 28th-31st and September 7th. Part stand up, part audience interaction, part musical journey, part anxious disaster, this cabaret takes Rachel and the audience on a wild hour-long ride through her journey with mental health. Written and performed by Rachel Schmeling. Music director and accompanist Jody Shelton, directed by Ellen Lindsay, PSM Margaret Baughman, lighting design by Elizabeth M. Stewart. (more...)

Resource One Credit Union Supports the Credit Unions Care Ride
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

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New Season Announced at The Growing Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Growing Stage - The Children's Theatre of New Jersey, located in the Historic Palace Theatre on Route 183 in Netcong, New Jersey is proud to present its 2017 - 2018 Main Stage Season: (more...)

BWW Review: Towne Centre's Sumptuously Sung THE SECRET GARDEN Captivates
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 13, 2017

Katharine Boettcher's glorious soprano is finally given the showcase it so richly deserves in the beautifully sung production of Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon's The Secret Garden, the oftentimes stirring and altogether bewitching story of a young orphaned girl forced to live with her mysterious uncle in his 'house upon the hill' overlooking the moors in Yorkshire in the early years of the 20th Century. (more...)

Troy Cassar-Daley, A.B. Original, Big Winners At National Indigenous Music Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

The 2017 National Indigenous Music Awards blew an appreciative Darwin audience away at the iconic Amphitheatre under the stars tonight as Troy Cassar-Daley, A.B. Original and Electric Fields all took home major awards, showing the breadth across genres of Australian Indigenous talent. Opening with an amazing set from triple j Unearthed winner Baker Boy and closing with a touching tribute to Dr G. Yunupingu and surprise performance from Saltwater Band. It was a night of elation and emotion as generations of Indigenous musicians and their place in Australian culture were celebrated and acknowledged.  (more...)

Something's Coming: Mark Your Calendar for the Fall 2017 Broadway Season!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

It's only just out of reach... the Fall theatre season, that is. The 2017 Tony Awards are in the history books, so now it's time to look ahead at the new Broadway season... and fear not- it's a doozy already. With new musicals and plays about to descend on Broadway and amazing revivals of classic plays and musicals ready to entrance a new audience, BroadwayWorld has rounded up everything arriving before the end of the year. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): THE SECRET GARDEN's Maya Riley and Holly Hill
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 11, 2017

Maya Riley and Holly Hill take on roles in the lushly-scored musical, performing for hometown audiences who have wondered what they have been up to in college, showing off their talents in director Tim Larson's cast, offering a glimpse into their creative processes and their personal and professional growth in the theater. (more...)

Mind the Art to Welcome Return of WHISKEY PANTS: THE MAYOR OF WILLIAMSBURG at HERE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Critically acclaimed company, Mind the Art Entertainment, celebrates their 10th season with a new production of their award-winning musical WHISKEY PANTS: THE MAYOR OF WILLIAMSBURG, set to open September 28th at HERE. (more...)

BWW Review: GYPSY Will Entertain You and Make You Smile, at Broadway Rose
by Krista Garver - Aug 11, 2017

GYPSY is often referred to as the 'greatest American musical.' The current production at Broadway Rose has almost all of the right ingredients. (more...)

The Coterie Creates Theatre Announces Experiences for All Ages in Upcoming 2017/2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Nationally-recognized Coterie Theatre's 2017/2018 season of plays selected by Producing Artistic Director Jeff Church aims to deliver engagement for family members of any age. One of the national leaders in producing theatre for youth and family audiences, The Coterie also enriches curriculum for schools looking for excellence in arts education. This coming season, The Coterie will have several productions where young theatre-goers will interact and participate during the performances. (more...)

A LITTLE PRINCESS, WITCH and More Set for Creative Cauldron's 2017-18 Theatrical Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

The 2017-18 Season will mark Creative Cauldron's ninth year producing and presenting live theater and music at ArtSpace Falls Church. The season includes a diverse range of programming for adults and families alike. (more...)

Roald Dahl's Imaginormous Challenge Announces Five NEW Lucky Golden Ticket Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

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Artists for Peace and Justice Hosts 9th Annual Gala Event with BOVET 1822 during Toronto Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

The Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) Festival Gala, presented by BOVET 1822, returns in 2017 at a new downtown location, the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). Held on September 10, the gala celebrates and awards leading cultural icons for their lifetime of service while raising vital funds for APJ's on going community development work in Haiti. (more...)

Roald Dahl's Imaginormous Challenge Announces Five Lucky Golden Ticket Winners
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

This summer, for the first time since Charlie Bucket won the prize of a lifetime, Penguin Young Readers, along with some of Mr. Wonka's most trusted advisors, has chosen five children from across the United States to become the five new lucky golden ticket winners! (more...)

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