The Graduate Broadway

Based on the 1963 coming-of-age classic and scripted by Terry Johnson, The Graduate follows Benjamin Braddock, a twenty-one year old recent college graduate who is facing high expectations from his parents and anxiety about his future. Upon his return home, Ben is seduced by an older woman, Mrs. Robinson Ė the wife of his fatherís business partner Ė which begins a secret affair. Although the affair ends, it comes back to haunt him when he falls for Mrs. Robinsonís daughter, Elaine.

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by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019
Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional Theatre in Residence at the Oakes Center in Summit, will present its annual Meet the Artist new play reading series on Wednesday, May 15 at 7 pm at the Summit Free Public Library and Wednesday, May 22 at 7 pm at the Oakes Center.
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019
Wendy's Subway will present Slowly less and less. Although Sometimes I Still Long. I want it to become permanent., a newly commissioned performance-lecture by Ni'Ja Whitson that culminates the year-long program The Quick and the Dead, which has focused, in its inaugural year, on the life and work of poet, educator, and activist Audre Lorde (1934-1992). Following the performance, Whitson will be joined in conversation by poet Pamela Sneed and Cleopatra Acquaye-Reynolds and Kade Cahe from The Audre Lorde Project.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019
Stanislav Ioudenitch, Director of Piano at the Park International Center for Music, confirmed today that Kenny Broberg, Van Cliburn Silver Medalist and Park ICM piano master's candidate, was among the 24 piano competitors announced recently by the jurors of The International Tchaikovsky Competition.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Gabi Carruba, Ally Bonino, and more in 'New Musicals from Emerging Artists' on Saturday, June 15th at 11:30pm. Produced by Jamie Maletz, this show will feature sneak peeks at four exciting brand new musicals! With writers from the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at NYU Tisch and actors from throughout New York, this show is your chance to be the first to see what's coming up next in the musical theater world in NYC!  
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019
In this solo concert, RESONANCE III, Miki Orihara will be dancing Martha Graham's 'Lamentation (1930)', Doris Humphrey's 'Two Ecstatic Themes (1931)', Seiko Takata's work 'Mother (1938)' Konami Ishii's 'Moon Desert (early 1930's)' and Yuriko's 'Cry (1963)'.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019
Celebration, under the artistic direction of Michael A. Shepperd, presents the second show in its 2019 season, the Los Angeles intimate theatre premiere of THE PRODUCERS, A New Mel Brooks Musical, book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, choreography by Janet Roston, musical direction by Anthony Zediker, produced by Andrew Carlberg and Rebecca Eisenberg and directed by Michael Matthews.
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 - Mar 29, 2019
Elementary school-aged students in San Francisco will be performing selections from their very own operas in a Benefit Concert on April 7th at 3:30pm with the help of some adult guests, including graduate students from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019
The stars came out to celebrate Michael McKeever's vital new play, AFTER, produced by Penguin Rep at 59E59 Theaters. 
by Julie Musbach - Mar 22, 2019
Hadestown begins preview performances tonight, March 22, at the Walter Kerr Theatre, ahead of a Wednesday, April 17 official opening night. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce a new show by and starring Roger Rosenblatt entitled Lives in the Basement, Does Nothing: A Writing Life on Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27 at 8 pm. The show will also have "almost surprise appearances" by Amy Hempel (Friday 4/26) and Alice McDermott (Saturday 4/27). The production consultant for the show is Scott Schwartz, Bay Street Theater's Artistic Director.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019
Roger Kugler, Director of the Park International Center for Music, confirmed today that Park ICM violin master's candidate Laurel Gagnon was among the competitors announced Wednesday by the jurors of the Queen Elisabeth Violin Competition. The 82-year-old competition is held every four years in Brussels and begins on April 29th, 2019. "Laurel's invitation to participate in this year's Queen Elisabeth competition is a testament to her exceptional talent, work ethic and extraordinary dedication to her art," said Dr. Kugler. "She is one of only nine competitors from the United States. Thus we are very excited and pleased that the International Center for Music at Park University has a student representing the University and the Kansas City metro in the most prestigious violin competition in the world."
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019
This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019
Today, Elmhurst Ballet School, the vocational school in association with Birmingham Royal Ballet, announces details of its annual summer shows. From 5th to 11th July 2019, 'Awakenings' will bring to life a diverse programme of dance by world leading guest choreographers, the school's artistic staff, and students whose talent shines in choreography as well as performance.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2019
Internationally acclaimed Australian pianist, Sarah Grunstein, returns to the Sydney Opera House by popular demand, to perform two concerts in 2019. While Grunstein is distinguished for her interpretation of Bach's works, described by The New York Times as "tempestuous" and "imbued with a luminous calm', the praise she has received is not limited to her performances of this composer. Her two different 2019 recital programs include works by Beethoven as a prelude to his 250th birthday celebration, as well as Chopin, Schumann, and Debussy.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Cody Dericks, is a graduate of Hofstra University whose Chicago credits include HOLDING THE MAN and JERKER for Pride Films and Plays, has has stepped into the role of Alex, the graduate student who along with his husband Josh (Marc Prince), welcomes a third young man, Darius (Jesse James Montoya) into their bed.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2019
NYU Tisch School of the Arts has partnered with New Dramatists, one of the country's leading playwright centers and a nationally recognized new play laboratory, to develop new theatre works that will premiere in the Graduate Acting program's annual season of plays. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019
PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, proudly presents its 33rd repertory season, its 13th consecutive in New York City, running July 9 - August 4, 2019 in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019
The Dallas Opera is proud to announce the winner of the 2019 "Maria Callas Debut Artist of the Year" Award: the incredible, one-of-a-kind American mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe, for her saucy, scene-stealing portrayal of Mistress Quickly in our critically-acclaimed spring production of Verdi's Falstaff.
by Sarah Hookey - Jun 13, 2019
PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, presents its 33rd repertory season, its 13th consecutive in New York City, running July 9 - August 4, 2019 in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
ClampArt is pleased to present an exhibition of the work created by the 2019 graduates of the RISD MFA Photography Program.
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
Emmy Award-winning executive producers Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman and Mark Herzog bring The Movies to CNN on Sunday, July 7, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The new six-part CNN Original Series explores American cinema through the decades and the cultural, societal and political shifts that framed its evolution. Combining archival footage and interviews with leading actors, directors, producers, critics and historians, the series showcases the most pivotal moments in film that have stirred the imagination and influenced our culture.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019
Fifty years before The Player and Barton Fink popularized the inside world of Hollywood, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote a series of sparkling, waggish stories for Esquire magazine, recounting the exploits of Pat Hobby - quintessential Hollywood script hack - who "was hot when the movies were dumb".
by TV News Desk - Jun 10, 2019
Berklee College of Music has named film composer and orchestrator Sean McMahon as chair of the Film Scoring Department. McMahon is a Berklee alumnus who has scored the films The Grudge III, 400 Days, and The Great White Storm, and has composed additional music for Dreamworks and Sony/Columbia pictures. McMahon has served as assistant chair of the department since 2017. He will succeed Alison Plante as chair on September 1, 2019. In his new role, McMahon looks to build on the 40-year legacy of film scoring at Berklee.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019
PTPNYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, presents its 33rd repertory season, its 13th consecutive in New York City. Previews begin tonight for a July 16 opening, running through August 4 in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street.
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 8, 2019
BWW catches up with Alexander Fox to chat about bringing Snare to the 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2019
LMDA has announced the recipients of its 2018-19 grants and awards programs.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2019
"The Graduate" opens July 26th. The play is adapted by Terry Johnson, based on the novel by Charles Webb and the motion picture screenplay by Calder Willingham and Buck Henry, by special arrangement with StudioCanal. The play is directed by Lance Nuttman.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019
Principals DJ Martin, Temah Higgins and Mollie Mann of Bond Theatrical Group, a fully independent booking, marketing and publicity company for live entertainment, announced today that industry marketing and press veteran Phillip Aleman will join the company effective immediately.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, officially opens its 33rd repertory season tonight. Performances continue through August 4 in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019
On Friday, August 23, 2019 at 8pm, the American Composers Forum partners with GRAMMY-winning vocal project Roomful of Teeth in world premieres by Mingjia Chen, Mary Kouyoumdjian, and Peter S. Shin atMASS MoCA.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019
University of North Carolina System Interim President Bill Roper has announced the appointment of Brian Cole as interim chancellor of UNC School of the Arts (UNCSA). The appointment will be effective August 1, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
The Joust Theatre Company is thrilled to announce the four playwrights selected for the 2019-2020 WRITER'S ROUND TABLE. The Writer's Round Table is a developmental writers' group comprised of four carefully selected playwrights whose work challenges andor reimagines systemic norms
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
Collaboraction Theatre Company will launch its 2019-20 mainstage season at Kennedy-King College (KKC) at 63rd and Halsted in the college's 292-seat, state-of-the-art mainstage theater, with its fourth annual Peacebook Festival, Thursday through Saturday, August 15-17.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019
Honeck-Moss Productions presents "In The Works." This exciting series was conceived as an opportunity for composers to try out new work in front of an audience and see how it plays in a supportive environment. It is also an opportunity to create community among the composers and their performers.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019
The Oratorio Society will conclude its 2018-19 Carnegie Hall season, which was expanded to four concerts from previous years' three, with Verdi's thrillingly dramatic Requiem, which premiered in Milan in 1874 and has since become one of the most-performed works in the symphonic choral canon. OSNY Music Director Kent Tritle leads the performance, which features the soloists Elizabeth de Trejo, soprano; Raehann Bryce-Davis, mezzo-soprano; Joshua Blue, tenor; and Adam Lau, bass, on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at 8:00 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Title Wave at Bay Street: The 6th Annual New Works Festival, May 3 - 5. All readings are free, but tickets are required, as these events typically sell out. Tickets are available now at baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm, or until show time.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019
The Oratorio Society will conclude its 2018-19 Carnegie Hall season, which was expanded to four concerts from previous years' three, with Verdi's thrillingly dramatic Requiem, which premiered in Milan in 1874 and has since become one of the most-performed works in the symphonic choral canon. OSNY Music Director Kent Tritle leads the performance, which features the soloists Elizabeth de Trejo, soprano; Raehann Bryce-Davis, mezzo-soprano; Joshua Blue, tenor; and Adam Lau, bass, on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at 8:00 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2019
The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center is happy to announce the full line-up of its annual PEN World Voices International Play Festival. As part of the 2019 PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, the International Play Festival presents play readings with some of the most significant theatre artists from Germany. All six playwrights are part of the Gorki Theater in Berlin-a safe haven for immigrant, refugee and international theatre artists in Europe. Legendary Artistic Director of the Gorki, Shermin Langhoff will join in conversation about their work. The Festival aims to enrich awareness of global dialogues, by bridging American audiences and international theatre-makers. All readings will be followed by discussion.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019
L.A. Theatre Works will record J.T. Rogers' 2017 Tony Award-winning play, Oslo for public radio, podcast and online streaming in front of a live audience over the course of four performances. The darkly funny, sweeping and surprising true story of the back-channel talks, unlikely friendships and quiet heroics that led to the Oslo Peace Accords between the Israelis and Palestinians, Oslo is set against a complex historical canvas: a story about the individuals behind world history and their all too human ambitions.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2019
A black comedy at its blackest and best will pose numerous questions for audiences at Limelight Theatre this May.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) announced today the programming and guests for the inaugural Women in Classical Music Symposium. This intensive and comprehensive symposium, sponsored by J.P. Morgan, held November 6-9, 2019, in Dallas, Texas, will feature talks, a public keynote presentation and panel discussions on topics relevant to women in the classical music industry and their unique struggles and triumphs. The event will also include important networking opportunities and performances and will appeal to individuals in all roles of classical music - orchestra members, soloists, composers, conductors and administrators - with pathways for conversation and discussion.
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by Stage Tube - Apr 19, 2019
In The Dark is new Thursdays at 9/8c on The CW, and available next day on The CW App.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019
The Sherman Playhouse will be producing The Graduate as their Spring production. The production is directed by Susan Abrams of New Milford. Her past credits as director include The Guys and Enchanted April at the Playhouse, Talk Radio at Theatreworks New Milford and Female Transport at Phoenix Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019
LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is thrilled to announce its 99th season of shows!  
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019
The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival is pleased to announce that Kathleen Turner, a living legend of the stage and screen, will be the guest of honor at this year's Performance Gala, the festival's annual fundraising dinner.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School (PBT School) will present two May productions in downtown Pittsburgh, showcasing student dancers from the beginning of their training journey to the commencement of their professional stage careers.