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Collier's Comedy Theatre

(New York, NY)
110 W. 41st St.
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by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 26, 2019
Filmed over six years, The Silence of Others reveals the epic struggle of victims of Spain's 40-year dictatorship under General Franco, as they organize a groundbreaking international lawsuit and fight a “pact of forgetting” around the crimes they suffered. A cautionary tale about fascism and the dangers of forgetting the past.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018
A wheeler-dealer charlatan has taken control of the country… and everybody underestimated him. Seattle Shakespeare Company launches its 2018-2019 season with a masterclass in political intrigue, Shakespeare's Richard III. The production is a collaboration with upstart crow collective, and features an all-female acting company. Richard III will be directed by Rosa Joshi, and previews September 12 and 13, opens September 14, and runs through October 7 at the Leo K. Theatre.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 12, 2019
Two love stories. Two suicides. Padua Playwrights presents theNYC premiere of Mayakovsky and Stalin, written and directed by legendary poet/playwrightMurray Mednick (Theatre Genesis) opening at theCherry Lane Theatre for a four-week run beginningOct. 17.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018
A wheeler-dealer charlatan has taken control of the country… and everybody underestimated him. Seattle Shakespeare Company launches its 2018-2019 season with a masterclass in political intrigue, Shakespeare's Richard III. The production is a collaboration with upstart crow collective, and features an all-female acting company. Richard III will be directed by Rosa Joshi, and previews September 12 and 13, opens September 14, and runs through October 7 at the Leo K. Theatre.
by Roy Berko - Oct 8, 2019
Sara Bruner has proven once again that she is the queen of Shakespeare staging. As she did last season with her 'The Taming of the Shrew,' her women-centric version of 'Julius Caesar,' which is now on stage at Great Lakes Theater, is creative, well-formulated and long on clear message development.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 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 Julie Musbach - Oct 19, 2018
'Mr. Holmes, I am under such a strain that I shall go mad if it continues. Do you think that your powers could shed a little light in the darkness which surrounds me?' asks Enid Stonor. And with these words, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson find themselves in a race against time to stop the bizarre murders in an eerie country manor.  
by Julie Musbach - Oct 18, 2018
Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of Noura, a new American drama from 9 Parts of Desire playwright and actor Heather Raffo, continuing her longtime collaboration with director Joanna Settle, November 27-December 30, in the Mainstage Theater at Playwrights Horizons
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 6, 2019
CBS has ordered GAME ON!, a sports comedy entertainment series based on “A League of Their Own,” the BAFTA-winning U.K. series currently in its 14th season on Sky. The U.S. version will be hosted by Emmy and Peabody Award-winning actor, writer and producer Keegan-Michael Key, and will feature tennis champion and entrepreneur Venus Williams and New England Patriots Super Bowl champion Rob Gronkowski as team captains. Actor and comedian Bobby Lee (“Mad TV,” “Tiger Belly”) and Emmy Award-winning writer Ian Karmel (THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN) will serve as comedian panelists.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 14, 2018
PBS today announced its Winter-Spring 2019 primetime schedule, featuring a season brimming with new drama, music, arts, history, science, nature and more, as well as returning seasons of favorite series.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 12, 2018
Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director Tim Sanford, Managing Director Leslie Marcus) will, from today, November 12, through Thursday, November 15, accept entries for the Live for Five online lottery, giving out $5 tickets to the New York premiere production of Noura, from 9 Parts of Desire playwright and actor Heather Raffo and director Joanna Settle. The Washington Post deemed this "epic-feeling, nearly searing portrait of a woman torn between cultures and family" the "best premiere of the Women's Voices Theater Festival" when it made its world premiere in Washington, D.C. earlier this year. Produced in association with Shakespeare Theatre Company, it will be performed at Playwrights Horizons from November 27 to December 30. Playwrights Horizons created Live for Five in 2007 as part of their Arts Access program to reach out to those who may not be able to afford the cost of a full-price theater ticket. Since its inception, over 3,000 theatergoers have been able to attend the theater thanks to the initiative.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 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 Alexa Criscitiello - May 7, 2018
With Disney's 'Newsies' still entertaining audiences through June 10, The Media Theatre, an award-winning professional music theatre located at 104 East State Street in Media, Pa., is already preparing for its upcoming 2018-19 Broadway Series season.
by Alan Henry - May 22, 2018
Washington National Opera concludes its 2017-2018 season with the company premiere of Leonard Bernstein's biting satire Candide, running now through May 26, 2018, in the Kennedy Center Opera House.
by Alan Henry - May 21, 2018
Washington National Opera concludes its 2017-2018 season with the company premiere of Leonard Bernstein's biting satire Candide, running now through May 26, 2018, in the Kennedy Center Opera House. Check out photos of the production below!
by Stephi Wild - May 15, 2019
Moscow 1938. Not the best place to have a sense of humour, let alone a yearning for freedom.
by Alan Henry - May 15, 2018
Washington National Opera concludes its 2017-2018 season with the company premiere of Leonard Bernstein's biting satire Candide, running now through May 26, 2018, in the Kennedy Center Opera House. Check out photos of the production below!
by Alan Henry - May 11, 2018
Washington National Opera concludes its 2017-2018 season with the company premiere of Leonard Bernstein's biting satire Candide, running now through May 26, 2018, in the Kennedy Center Opera House. Check out photos of the production below!
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 1, 2020
May highlights have been announced for FILM MOVEMENT PLUS, Film Movement's signature streaming service.  
by Marianka Swain - Mar 31, 2020
In 1995, Yellow Earth Theatre was formed by five British East Asian (BEA) actors: Kwong Loke, Kumiko Mendl, Veronica Needa, David KS Tse and Tom Wu - aiming to develop work that would give BEA actors more choice of roles, and to bring together Western drama school training with exploration of East Asian cultural heritage. Mendl became Artistic Director in 2011, and the company is now celebrating 25 years.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2018
Washington National Opera concludes its 2017-2018 season with the company premiere of Leonard Bernstein's biting satire Candide, May 5-26, 2018, in the Kennedy Center Opera House. Candide is one of Bernstein's most popular and enduring works, blurring the lines between opera and musical theater. Heading the all-American cast are three powerhouses from the world of opera: tenor Alek Shrader in his WNO debut in the title role, soprano Kathryn Lewek as his forlorn love interest Cunegonde, and WNO audience favorite and local legend Denyce Graves as the Old Lady. This new-to-Washington production, the centerpiece of the Kennedy Center's season-long Leonard Bernstein at 100 celebration, is directed by WNO Artistic Director Francesca Zambello and conducted by Nicole Paiement.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 29, 2018
by Julie Musbach - Mar 20, 2018
Starting next month, Book-It Repertory Theatre is hosting Literature to Life/Young Audiences of New York to present a stage adaptation of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. This 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel written by Junot Diaz was adapted and directed for the stage byElise Thoron and will be performed by Elvis Nolasco ("American Crime", "She's Gotta Have It"). This collaboration across the coasts is the first time Book-It has hosted another company in its 28-year history.
by Tori Hartshorn - Mar 18, 2019
2019 has rapidly proven itself to be another scorching calendar for Quintino as the veteran returns to unveil his second original with, 'TeQno (Music Is The Answer)'. The single immediately follows Quintino's radio-ready anthem 'Can't Bring Me Down' as the Dutch mastermind's sets the tone for the year ahead. The track is officially available now on all streaming platforms via Spinnin' Records.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 26, 2018
The American Shakespeare Center (ASC) today announced that the company has chosen Ethan McSweeny, an internationally acclaimed theatre artistwith more than 80 productions to his credit, as its new Artistic Director.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 25, 2019
Who really holds the power in a world where the witches are now the hunters ... and the predators are now the prey?
by Julie Musbach - Jun 19, 2018
Two love stories. Two suicides. Padua Playwrights presents the world premiere of Mayakovsky and Stalin, written and directed by legendary poet/playwright Murray Mednick (The Gary Plays), opening at the Lounge Theatre on July 21.
by Macon Prickett - Jul 9, 2018
Today, SHOWTIME announced a brand new satirical half-hour series from comedian Sacha Baron Cohen. Famous for creating a roster of iconic moments and incendiary characters, Baron Cohen returns to series television for the first time in more than a decade, writing and directing WHO IS AMERICA? In the works over the past year, the seven-episode series will explore the diverse individuals, from the infamous to the unknown across the political and cultural spectrum, who populate our unique nation. The first episode will debut on streaming, online and On Demand this Sunday, July 15 at midnight ET (9 p.m. PT July 14) and will premiere on air that same night at 10 p.m. ET/PT, with subsequent episodes airing on Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The announcement was made today by David Nevins, President and CEO of Showtime Networks Inc.  
by Marianka Swain - Jul 3, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) is pleased to announce full casting for of the world premiere of the new musical Scotland, PA, featuring a book by Michael Mitnick, music & lyrics by Adam Gwon, directed by Lonny Price and choreographed by Josh Rhodes.
by Tori Hartshorn - Jul 25, 2018
Following is the unofficial transcript of CNBC's John Harwood's sit down interview with Mick Mulvaney, Director, Office of Management and Budget and Acting Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, today at CNBC's Capital Exchange event in Washington D.C.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 25, 2018
An Evening of Classic Broadway returns Monday, August 6th at 8PM (doors 6:30) to Rockwell Table and Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2018
Two love stories. Two suicides. Padua Playwrights presents the world premiere of Mayakovsky and Stalin, written and directed by legendary poet/playwright Murray Mednick (The Gary Plays), opening at the Lounge Theatre on July 21.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 6, 2019
Showtime Networks Inc. has announced that Geoff Stier has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Original Programming. Stier will help develop and shepherd original comedies, dramas and limited series for the network. He will be based in the SHOWTIME West Coast offices. The announcement was made today by Amy Israel, Executive Vice President, Scripted Programming, Showtime Networks Inc. to whom he will report. 
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 5, 2019
From the creative mind behind comedic classics such as Borat and Bruno, Larry Charles' Dangerous World of Comedy explores the vast depths and varying definitions of comedy in different cultures all around the world. From Russia, China, India, Iran, Nigeria Turkey and more, Charles travels to the unlikeliest of places and speaks to the unlikeliest of comedians to unearth just how dangerous and how meaningful the world world of comedy can be.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2019
The SUBSTATION opens its doors and dance floors this March with four scorching works as part of Dance Massive, Australia's largest celebration of contemporary dance.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2020
Geffen Playhouse today announced the full cast for its West Coast premiere of Bernhardt/Hamlet, written by Theresa Rebeck (Dead Accounts, Seminar) and directed by Sarna Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George). The production features Diane Venora (Bird, Romeo + Juliet) as Sarah Bernhardt.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 14, 2019
Pat Wilhelms, Artistic Director for Roanoke Children's Theatre, is proud to announce the upcoming selection of plays for the Company's 12th Season. For over a decade, RCT has been the valley's only professional theatre designed specifically for children, schools and families. Continuing the motto of "Bigger and Better at the Jefferson Center," the 2019-2020 Season will be packed with plenty of fan favorites and classics.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 16, 2019
The National Philharmonic celebrates the holiday season with the largest presentation of a?oeHallelujah! Handel's Messiaha?? in the Washington area on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 22 at 3 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, which will be decorated in holiday trimmings.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 13, 2019
Actresses Zainab Musa and Kyra Miller join Emmy Award winning actress Erin Cherry and internationally acclaimed actress Sheetal Sheth for The Muse Project's Tea Time, starting at 12:30pm on Saturday, December 14th, at Torn Page (435 W 22nd St, New York) - the historic home of Rip Torn and Geraldine Page.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 10, 2019
The National Philharmonic celebrates the holiday season with the largest presentation of a?oeHandel's Messiaha?? in the Washington area on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 22 at 3 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore.  
by Stephi Wild - Dec 10, 2018
Washington National Opera (WNO) presents the seventh season of its acclaimed American Opera Initiative (AOI) with four world premieres from January 11-13, 2019, in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. A comprehensive commissioning program that originates and develops new works, the American Opera Initiative provides rare opportunities for emerging composers and librettists to partner and write for the opera stage. The Initiative encourages and ensures the future of contemporary American opera through development, mentorship, and performance, with works based on American themes and stories. Since its inception, the annual program has commissioned 28 chamber operas, with some going on to future productions around the country; notables include this summer's successful production by Opera Theatre of Saint Louis of An American Soldier, an AOI commission in 2014, and Opera Omaha's and Miller Theater's recent productions of AOI's 2018 commission, Proving Up.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 30, 2018
Washington National Opera (WNO) presents the seventh season of its acclaimed American Opera Initiative (AOI) with four world premieres from January 11-13, 2019, in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. A comprehensive commissioning program that originates and develops new works, the American Opera Initiative provides rare opportunities for emerging composers and librettists to partner and write for the opera stage. The Initiative encourages and ensures the future of contemporary American opera through development, mentorship, and performance, with works based on American themes and stories. Since its inception, the annual program has commissioned 28 chamber operas, with some going on to future productions around the country; notables include this summer's successful production by Opera Theatre of Saint Louis of An American Soldier, an AOI commission in 2014, and Opera Omaha's and Miller Theater's new productions of AOI's 2018 commission, Proving Up.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 29, 2018
Phoenix Rising Productions presents its inaugural play, The Fires of Nero: The Rise of a Dictator, which playwright/producer Aaron Harris Woodstein says became a cautionary tale, the longer he studied the sadistic and violent Roman emperor Nero.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2018
HOW DID THIS GET MADE? with Paul Scheer, Jason Mantzoukas and June Diane Raphael is coming to Paramount Theatre in Denver today, August 25th at 7:00pm and 9:30pm. Tickets are $45.00 and go on sale Friday, May 4th at 10am. Tickets may be purchased online at AltitudeTickets.com, 866-461-6556, and, starting Monday, May 7th, will also be available for purchase at the Pepsi Center Box Office and Dick's Sporting Goods Park box office, or Paramount Theatre box office (event days only). The early show is an official headlining show of High Plains Comedy Festival. Festival passes are $135.00 and include a ticket to both the early show and the David Cross Friday Night Headlining Show, along with full access to the rest of the fest and a t-shirt. Pass pre-sale to High Plains subscribers begins Wednesday, May 2nd at 10am, with the public on-sale starting Friday, May 4th at 10am at highplainscomedy.com.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 17, 2018
A wheeler-dealer charlatan has taken control of the country… and everybody underestimated him. Seattle Shakespeare Company launches its 2018-2019 season with a masterclass in political intrigue, Shakespeare's Richard III. The production is a collaboration with upstart crow collective, and features an all-female acting company. Richard III will be directed by Rosa Joshi, and previews September 12 and 13, opens September 14, and runs through October 7 at the Leo K. Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2020
Ensemble for the Romantic Century today announced the postponement of the Off-Broadway premiere of its acclaimed production Akhmatova: The Heart Is Not Made of Stone by Eve Wolf. Performances were scheduled to begin April 24th for a limited engagement through May 29th at The Duke on 42nd Street.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 30, 2018
HOW DID THIS GET MADE? with Paul Scheer, Jason Mantzoukas and June Diane Raphael is coming to Paramount Theatre in Denver on Saturday, August 25th at 7:00pm and 9:30pm. Tickets are $45.00 and go on sale Friday, May 4th at 10am. Tickets may be purchased online at AltitudeTickets.com, 866-461-6556, and, starting Monday, May 7th, will also be available for purchase at the Pepsi Center Box Office and Dick's Sporting Goods Park box office, or Paramount Theatre box office (event days only). The early show is an official headlining show of High Plains Comedy Festival. Festival passes are $135.00 and include a ticket to both the early show and the David Cross Friday Night Headlining Show, along with full access to the rest of the fest and a t-shirt. Pass pre-sale to High Plains subscribers begins Wednesday, May 2nd at 10am, with the public on-sale starting Friday, May 4th at 10am at highplainscomedy.com.
by Tori Hartshorn - Apr 12, 2019
Pet Shop Boys release Inner Sanctum today, a live performance film from their critically-acclaimed sold-out run London's Royal Opera House last summer. The full-length film is also accompanied by two CDs of the complete audio from the live show, plus a bonus feature of the duo's performance at Rock in Rio; purchase via DVD/Blu-Ray/CD HERE.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 1, 2021
Recognizing 25 years of outstanding production design in film, television, animation and commercials, this year's awards ceremony will be presented on a virtual platform, streaming to a worldwide and more inclusive audience in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.