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New Century Theatre

(New York, NY)
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018
Casa de Musica presents AUTUMN IN JAZZ, the sixth edition of the event, running until Oct. 28. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018
Loved by children and adults around the world for generations, the classic tale by Antoine de Saint-Exupery will be given a fresh and witty new adaptation using Luca Silvestrini's distinctive blend of dance, humour, words and music. Audiences will be invited to join the Little Prince as he journeys through a weird and wonderful universe, meeting fascinating characters along the way whilst learning about the value of friendship and love.
by Stephanie Wild - Sep 22, 2018
Ben Brantley is one of the most well-known theatre critics of today. He recently took part in a panel in his hometown at Arbor Acres Retirement Community where he talked about some of his favorite past productions, how he approaches shows he's going to review, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018
Theatre Y is proud to present the English Language World Premiere of MALAGA (Or the Inner Ear), by Lukas Barfuss at The Ready, 4546 N. Western Ave. Theatre Y Artistic Director Melissa Lorraine and Ensemble Member Hector Alvarez direct this brand new translation by Neil Blackadder, featuring Ensemble Members Katie Stimpson and Eric K. Roberts, and introducing guest artist Lane Anthony Flores.
by Paul Bolton - Sep 16, 2018
'The Effect' award winning play by Lucy Prebble runs thru Sept. 30, 2018, on the Jerome Stage. Tickets at (816) 531-7529, at the Unicorn box office, or via www.unicorntheatre.org
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018
Darren Lee Cole, producing director of the not-for-profit, SoHo Playhouse (15 Van Dam Street) is proud to announce this year's selections for this year's Fringe Encore Series, featuring the "Best of the Fests" from around the globe. This year's selections come from Fringe Festivals at Brighton, Edinburgh, Hollywood, Limerick, Orlando, Toronto and New York (to be announced in October) and will take place between November 6 - December 16, 2018. Tickets are $39/$25 and can be purchased by visiting www.fringeencores.org.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018
Hamilton's Olivier Award-winning actor Giles Terera will present his new play The Meaning of Zong on Bristol Old Vic's stage this Thursday (11 Oct) for a one-night-only workshop performance. The piece examines the massacre aboard the slave ship Zong in 1781 and the repercussions of these events, which influenced the growing abolition movement in the UK. This rehearsed reading will be followed by a free post-show talk with Giles Terera, Tom Morris and the cast.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018
International Flamenco sensation, Olga Pericet, was awarded today with the National Dance Award for 2018 in Spain. This award represents the highest recognition in dance for her versatility and projection on stage.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018
While this may be a significant newsworthy item in and of itself to the independent film community, combine it with the fact that the film took 25 years to make, is up for a Guinness Book of World Records and The Chaplain award represents an astounding 85 Film Festival Laurels to date, you just may have the makings of what the Producers and Director claim is the Cult Classic of all time.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018
For the first time in three years, the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) is giving the public another opportunity to own a piece of theatre history. On Saturday, October 20, 2018 the STC costume shop will open to the public from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at 507 Eighth Street, SE.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018
Darren Lee Cole, producing director of the not-for-profit, SoHo Playhouse (15 Van Dam Street) is proud to announce this year's selections for this year's Fringe Encore Series, featuring the "Best of the Fests" from around the globe. This year's selections come from Fringe Festivals at Brighton, Edinburgh, Hollywood, Limerick, Orlando, Toronto and New York (to be announced soon) and will take place between November 6 - December 16, 2018. Tickets are $39/$25 and can be purchased by visiting www.fringeencores.org.
by BWW Special - Nov 30, 2018
BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE MUSIC MAN, HAMILTON, GUYS AND DOLLS, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018
To celebrate the founding of Amore Opera in 2009, Artistic Director Nathan Hull has programmed six main-stage opera productions this season. Over the past decade, Amore has created a niche for itself in New York City's cultural realm, offering lively stagings of opera classics, neglected gems of the repertoire, appealing children's fare, and ever-popular Gilbert & Sullivan presentations in the well- appointed and intimate 200-seat Riverside Theatre at Riverside Church, 91 Claremont Avenue, (near 121st Street,) New York, NY 10027.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018
To celebrate the founding of Amore Opera in 2009, Artistic Director Nathan Hull has programmed six main-stage opera productions this season. Over the past decade, Amore has created a niche for itself in New York City's cultural realm, offering lively stagings of opera classics, neglected gems of the repertoire, appealing children's fare, and ever-popular Gilbert & Sullivan presentations in the well-appointed and intimate 200-seat Riverside Theatre at Riverside Church, 91 Claremont Avenue, (near 121st Street,) New York, NY 10027.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018
The critic and crowd approved screwball comedy, meets slasher spoof GARDEN PARTY MASSACRE, hits the market March 12, 2019 via SGL Entertainment.  This is the second multiple award-winning film from writer and director Gregory Blair. This is also the second collaboration with SGL Entertainment - the slow-burn psychological thriller DEADLY REVISIONS being the first. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018
Darren Lee Cole, producing director of the not-for-profit, SoHo Playhouse (15 Van Dam Street) is proud to announce this year's selections for this year's Fringe Encore Series, featuring the "Best of the Fests" from around the globe. This year's selections come from Fringe Festivals at Brighton, Edinburgh, Hollywood, Limerick, Orlando, Toronto and New York (to be announced soon) and will take place between November 6 - December 16, 2018. Tickets are $39/$25 and can be purchased by visiting www.fringeencores.org.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018
Providing a fresh take on Dickens's timeless A Christmas Carolis Charles Evered's AnActor's Carol. It tells the tale Hugh Pendleton, an actor drained of artistic passion or love for the theatre after having played the character of Scrooge one too many times. Pendleton encounters three ghosts of his own. A cast of 4 plays 17 characters in this hilarious new look at a classic that reminds us that the most jaded among us can find magic in the holiday season- and in the theater as well.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2019
Embarking on a new collaboration with Bill Henson, one of Australia's most compelling artists, the Art Quartet performs Chiaroscuro - an evocative, dreamlike response to Henson's latest work. The concerts will take place at Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery and are set within a solo exhibition of new works by Bill Henson - his first in Sydney in seven years.
by Seth Tucker - May 28, 2019
To experience 'Once,' is to understand the heart of an artist. To experience 'Once' at The Phoenix Theatre Company (TPTC) is to see a glimpse of local artistry at the highest level. This could very well be the most impressive musical I have ever seen in Arizona.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019
Hailing from the leafy borough of Greenwich, Luca Silvestrini's Protein will for the first time bring their community-invigorating show to London as they take over the streets of Woolwich with (In)visible Dancing. Surprising and seemingly impromptu bursts of dance will pop-up on the high streets, corners and commons over two weeks, culminating in a flash-mob style finale of over 200 dancers, six live musicians and any passers-by who have learned the steps. The two-week immersive event has been seen by over 122,000 people across the UK and Dublin and is unique to every area it visits. For the event's first performance on London streets, Protein will be taking over their home borough, joining Woolwich in its journey towards becoming a creative landmark with the opening the new Woolwich Creative District in 2020.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019
Sherlock Holmes is dead-he died in a struggle with his nemesis, Professor Moriarty, as both went over the edge of the cliff at Reichenbach Falls.  Or did he? The plot is definitely about to thicken, as Stage West presents the regional premiere of Jeffrey Hatcher's Holmes and Watson, in a 5-week regional premiere run at Stage West beginning Thursday, May 30.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019
New Theatre from Spain presents the works of Spanish contemporary artists who defy the boundaries between disciplines, featuring a performance of the piece Kaspar Hausser by company LaPh rmaco and a creative workshop 'Listen, Breathe, Nourish: Dramaturgias In Situ' by playwright and director Marc Caellas, as well as a new piece by choreographer and dancer Luz Arcas. The event will feature an installation of screenings curated by doctoral students of the Theatre and Performance Department and the Department of Latin American, Iberian, and Latino Cultures (LAILAC) at The Graduate Center, CUNY including works by Ang lica Liddell, Sara Molina, Marc Caellas, and companies La Tristura, La Ph rmaco, El conde de Torrefiel and V rtebro. Positioned at the avant-garde of contemporary stage practices, these artists combine elements from theatre, dance, performance art, and visual arts, blurring the limits of playwriting and performing, and challenging the status of the text as the center of the theatrical experience.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019
In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY announces the cast and directors for the staged readings of Italian plays in translation which are being presented as part of In Scena! 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019
As the country counts down the final hours before Brexit, award-winning dance company Protein is poised to peel back the stereotypes about the different cultures that make up our society in a bid for unity. Following a much-acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2017 and UK and international tours, the company is set to perform its hit show Border Tales for the first time in Greater Manchester in partnership with one of its original commissioners Dance Manchester.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2019
Custom Made Theatre Co. presents the Bay Area Premiere of Aaron Posner's comedy "Life Sucks" which runs May 2nd through June 1st at Custom Made Theatre, 533 Sutter St. in San Francisco, just one block north of Union Square.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019
Following hot on the heels of a performance in Manchester, which will coincide with Britain's original deadline for leaving the European Union, dance company Protein are set to take Border Tales to Palestine as part of the Ramallah Contemporary Dance Festival on 7th April.
by Barnett Serchuk - Mar 25, 2019
When the Rodgers and Hart musical, 'I Married An Angel,' opened in May of 1938, choreography by way of Mr. George Balanchine, Brooks Atkinson, the critic of the New York Times, rained applause down: '...George Balanchine has designed his most gorgeous ballet patterns...the central part of the Angel is played by Vera Zorina, whose grace as a dancer is informed with imagination and awareness.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019
In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY announces the readings of Italian plays in translation to be presented as part of In Scena! 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019
Following his sold-out appearance on the War Memorial Opera House stage last October, operatic legend Placido Domingo returns October 6, 2019 for a 2 p.m. concert celebrating the 50th anniversary of his Company debut. He will be joined on stage by guest artists who will be announced at a later date and accompanied by the San Francisco Opera Orchestra under the baton of Spanish conductor Jordi Bernacer for this exclusive Bay Area appearance. Tickets go on sale March 19 at 10 a.m. for 2019-20 Season subscribers and donors; sales open to the general public on March 27 at 10 a.m.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2019
5StarWines is the perfect promotional tool for wine producers to enhance the value of their products and acknowledge the work behind each label. From April 3rd to 5th in Verona, 5StarWines has prepared a line-up of internationally-renowned judges with qualifications such as Master of Wine and Master Sommelier who will assess the quality of each wine enrolled in the blind tasting. The event will be the perfect opportunity to strengthen wineries' international visibility as well as their commercial network.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019
The 2019 Jessie Nominations Party announced the nominees for the theatre awards on Monday, June 3rd at the iA Financial Group Atrium at the BMO Theatre Centre, 162 West 1st Avenue, honouring Vancouver's vibrant artistic community.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019
CHICAGO is bringing the razzle dazzle to Tel Aviv from March 7th to 16th, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019
Soprano Johanna Rusanen, in her Carnegie Hall debut, and baritone Takaoki Onishi are the soloists in Kullervo, for which the OSNY will be joined by tenors and basses of the Manhattan School of Music Symphonic Chorus.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019
Loved by children and adults around the world for generations, the classic tale by Antoine de Saint-Exupery has been given a fresh and witty new adaptation using Luca Silvestrini's distinctive blend of dance, humour, words and music. Following its premiere at DanceEast for Christmas 2018, the show will be touring the UK and coming to The Place for Christmas 2019. Audiences will be invited to join the Little Prince as he journeys through a weird and wonderful universe, meeting fascinating characters along the way whilst learning about the value of friendship and love.
by Rachel Weinberg - Jan 14, 2019
Acclaimed actor Brendan Coyle takes the Goodman stage in Conor McPherson's thoroughly bizarre monologue play ST. NICHOLAS, which combines the innately unsettling and the supernatural. Coyle, known for his work as Mr. Bates in DOWNTON ABBEY (which this critic has admittedly never seen) proves a master at his craft in this production transferred from London's Donmar Warehouse.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019
After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019
After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and Film Independent present a special, one-night only live read of the 1981 comedy My Dinner with Andre, starring Emmy Award-winning writer and comedian John Mulaney ('Saturday Night Live,' Kid Gorgeous) and noted film and Broadway actor Nick Kroll (Loving, Big Mouth, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse), on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at 7:30 pm. Elvis Mitchell, Film Independent Curator will host.
by Gary Naylor - Feb 20, 2019
Paul Taylor-Mills hosted a conversation with Mark Shenton, one of a series at The Other Palace's MT Fest. Here are some of the key points that emerged.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019
Nine Night, Natasha Gordon's critically acclaimed play which transferred from the National Theatre to the Trafalgar Studios in December has been playing to capacity houses. Prior to closing on 23 February an extra matinee at 2.30pm on 20 February has been announced due to popular demand. Tickets for the additional performance are now on sale.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2018
Last night was the Gala Night for NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL at the Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith.
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2018
Actress Claire Foy and producer Chuck Lorre will receive very special honors at the 24th annual Critics' Choice Awards gala, the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) announced today. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018
After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019
The producers of the smash-hit 'NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL', have announced Rylan Clark-Neal as 'The Critic' alongside the previous announced Simon Lipkin as 'Mr Poppy', when the show returns to The Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith for its third year from 11 to 29 December 2019. Further star casting to be announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019
Live Nation, The Araca Group and EBG (Entertainment Benefits Group) have just announced that iconic Oscar, Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award winner MEL BROOKS will take the stage on June 17 and 18 as part of the recently announced In Residence on Broadway series at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019
Todd Crow is a pianist whose artistry has brought him critical superlatives in the U.S. and notably in England – there largely through regular appearances on the BBC. The New York Times has described his playing as “heroic, [showing] endless flair, color and stamina.” The Times of London has praised his performances as “spine-chilling” and “exhilarating,” and The Wall Street Journal said that his playing exhibited “stunning control and a wonderful sense of musical architecture.”
by Julie Musbach - Apr 2, 2019
MTC's INK begins previews tonight, April 2 prior to a Wednesday, April 24 opening night at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW Special - Apr 19, 2019
BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Jenn Colella in PETER PAN, Patti LuPone, DEAR EVAN HANSEN London, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019
MICHAEL MAO DANCE begins its 26th year with a program of major Mao dances, including D.S.C.H., called 'a stunning work to Shostakovich's String Quartet #8' following its 1994 debut, along with other works to music by Kurt Weill, and Taiko drumming, May 24 & 25 at the Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55 Street.