Retro Fun! Old-Time Radio Drama To Be Performed Live At Landmark
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Landmark Radio Theater will present Stage Door, an adaptation of the classic 1937 film, on Sunday, Sept. 30, at 6 p.m. at the Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington, N.Y.  The show will be presented as a radio play with music and sound effects, performed before a live audience.    (more...)

How The Assembly Line Ended: SWEAT at Everyman Theatre
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Oct 29, 2018

This industrial Eden will not end well. And end badly it does, as playwright Lynn Nottage tightens The Grip of the catastrophe step by slow step. We all know the historical outlines of the story enough to have a general idea what to expect: management ready to break unions to exact wage and benefits concessions, scab laborers, jobs exported abroad, plant closures, mortgage foreclosures, destitution, opioids. But Nottage renders this familiar tale powerful and surprising. (more...)

The Old Globe 2019 Summer Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

The Old Globe today announced the 2019 Summer Shakespeare Festival lineup, which will include two of Shakespeare's best-loved plays: the romantic comedy As You Like It, directed by Jessica Stone, will run June 16 - July 21, and love-filled tragedy Romeo and Juliet, directed by the Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein, August 11 - September 15. Both will play outdoors under the stars in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. (more...)

Disney Announces the Name of Its New Streaming Service
by TV News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

The Walt Disney Company's new direct-to-consumer streaming service will be called Disney+. Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger revealed the service's name today during a live audio webcast of Disney's fiscal full year and fourth quarter 2018 financial results. Disney+ is scheduled to launch in the U.S. in late 2019. (more...)

Diego Luna Will Reprise Role in New STAR WARS Series for Disney+
by TV News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced today that Lucasfilm is in development on a second Star Wars live-action series for Disney+, the Company's new direct-to-consumer streaming service. (more...)

59E59 Theaters Announces Productions For The 2019 Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

59E59 Theaters announce the line-up of shows for the 2019 Winter Season.  All performances take place at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues).  Ticket prices and performance schedules vary. For tickets, call the 59E59 Box Office at 646-892-7999 or online at www.59e59.org.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 30, 2018
by - Nov 30, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Internationally Acclaimed Rugby Story ALONE IT STANDS Makes NYC Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to welcome the NYC premiere of ALONE IT STANDS, written and directed by John Breen. Produced by Gyre and Gimble Productions as part of Origin's 1st Irish Festival, ALONE IT STANDS begins performances on Thursday, January 10 for a limited engagement through Sunday, January 27.  (more...)

A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK Cast Album Now Available Digitally
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

The Off-Broadway musical, A Letter to Harvey Milk, released its digital cast album on May 22 in honor of Harvey Milk's birthday, it is available now, in stores at a date TBA. (more...)

Philip Hoffman to Play Harry Weinberg in A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK Through May 27
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

Broadway's Philip Hoffman will play the role of Harry Weinberg in the musical A Letter to Harvey Milk through May 27. The musical extended its run at through June 30, 2018 and will release its cast album on May 22 (Harvey Milk's birthday) at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre (410 W 42 Street) through June 30,2018. Tickets are $79 - $99 and can be purchased at Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. (more...)

A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK Will Release Cast Album On May 22
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

The Off-Broadway musical, A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK, will release its digital cast album on May 22 in honor of Harvey Milk's birthday, it will be available on itunes.com, amazon.com, google.com etc. and in stores at a date TBA. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK
by Linda Lenzi - Mar 7, 2018

The musical A LETTER TO Harvey Milk debuts Off-Broadway at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre (410 W 42 Street), running through May 13, 2018. A LETTER TO Harvey Milk stars Adam Heller (Broadway: It Shoulda Been You, Elf, Caroline or Change), Julia Knitel (Broadway and National Tour: Carole King in Beautiful, Bye Bye Birdie), Cheryl Stern (Broadway: La Cage Aux Folles, The Women), along with Michael Bartoli (National Tour: Joseph/Dreamcoat), Jeremy Greenbaum(Broadway:Newsies),Aury Krebs (Regional: Rent, Hairspray), and CJ Pawlikowski(National Tour: Book of Mormon, Memphis) (more...)

BWW Review: MY BROTHER'S KEEPER?, The Playground Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Mar 5, 2019

In a shabby NHS ward, Mr Stone (Andy de la Tour) is turning food down and slowly dying after a stroke. After a major fall-out years before, his sons come together to attempt to convince their father to stop withering away. The subsequent hour sees them getting at each other's throat refusing to loosen The Grip on their own pride. (more...)

BWW TV: Preview A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK - Extended Through June 30
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 28, 2018

Originally set to run through May 13, the Off-Broadway musical, A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK, will extend its run at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre (410 W 42 Street) through June 30, 2018. Get a preview from the video below! (more...)

BLACKBERRY WINTER Returns for UCF Celebrates the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

A staged reading of Steve Yockey's Blackberry Winter, presented by Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF as a part of UCF Celebrates the Arts, will appear April 9, 2018 in the Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater. This production of Blackberry Winter originally appeared at Orlando Shakes in 2017, after the script was featured as a reading at the Theater's PlayFest 2014. To raise awareness of caregiving in its various forms for Alzheimer's, dementia, and other conditions, the reading will be followed by a post-show talkback with the playwright, caregivers, and performers. Tickets ($20) are available online now at http://arts.cah.ucf.edu/event/blackberry-winter. (more...)

A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK Extends Through June 30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

Originally set to run through May 13, the Off-Broadway musical, A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK, will extend its run at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre (410 W 42 Street) through June 30,2018. Tickets are $79 - $99 and can be purchased at Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LATER LIFE Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

Preview performances have begun for A.R. Gurney's play Later Life starring Liam Craig, Barbara Garrick, Laurence Lau, and Jodie Markell, directed by Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein.  Later Life will continue through Saturday April 14th, only, with opening night set for Wednesday March 14th.  The performance will run 90 minutes (including intermission). (more...)

A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK Launches Social Media Campaign #GratitudeNow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

New York's newest 'surprisingly fierce little musical"* A Letter to Harvey Milk, explores the themes of love, understanding and gratitude as its lead character Harry, a retired butcher, fulfills an assignment and writes a letter to his friend and former customer Harvey Milk. This letter changes his life and a brings up strong feeling of regret that he did not have the opportunity to tell Harvey what he meant to him. (more...)

Keen Company's LATER LIFE Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

Opening Night is Wednesday March 14th for A.R. Gurney's play Later Life starring Liam Craig, Barbara Garrick, Laurence Lau, and Jodie Markell, directed by Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein.  (more...)

Live Arts' Opens SPECTRUM: PARADIGM SHIFT - A Conversation On The Kind Of Leadership America Needs Now
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

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Photo Flash: A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK Celebrates 100 Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

The Off-Broadway musical, A Letter to Harvey Milk, celebrated its 100th performance at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre (410 W 42 Street) on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (more...)

A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK to Celebrate 100th Performance Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

The Off-Broadway musical, A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK, will celebrate its 100th performance at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre (410 W 42 Street) on Tuesday, June 5 (more...)

A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK to Play Final Performance June 30th
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

The Off-Broadway musical, A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK, which recently celebrated its 100th performance at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre (410 W 42 Street) will end its extended run, as planned, on Saturday, June 30, 2018. (more...)

THE GAMBLER Now On Stage Theater Basel Through 6/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

THE GAMBLER, an opera in four acts by Sergei S. Prokofiev, is at the Theater Basel through June 17.  (more...)

BWW Review: THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE, Donmar Warehouse
by Marianka Swain - Jun 12, 2018

The bells, the bells! They're ringing out at the Donmar - ushering girls into class, and nuns into cloister. It's one of the creative ways in which director Polly Findlay reframes this beloved classic, although a new adaptation from David Harrower also rings the changes. (more...)

Camden People's Theatre Presents COME AS YOU ARE Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

In 2017, Camden People's Theatre staged Come As You Are, a festival celebrating trans, non-binary and gender-queer identities: this year, for the first time ever, CPT will tour a host of artists, including some of the festival highlights, to venues across the UK with shows that explode and explore ideas around gender and sexuality, searching the rubble for answers, and passing the mic to the lesser heard voices of the LGBTQIA+ spectrum. (more...)

BWW Review: AMERICAN IDIOT at New Stage Theatreworks
by Paula Kiger - Jul 17, 2018

Watching New Stage Theatreworks' production of American Idiot is the equivalent of a theatrical energy drink. So much energy, so much angst, so much intensity. (more...)

BWW Review: SLOW FOOD World Premiere at Merrimack Repertory Theatre
by Nancy Grossman - Jan 23, 2019

You might go home hungry, but you'll have your fill of belly laughs at Wendy MacLeod's SLOW FOOD now having its World Premiere at Merrimack Repertory Theatre in Lowell. We've all been there, sitting in a restaurant, starving, and waiting what seems like eons before the waiter sashays over to introduce himself. "Hello, I'm Bryce - like the Canyon - and I'll be taking care of you." This is the premise and the situation for the couple having a bad first day on their anniversary trip to Palm Springs. Their gratification is seriously delayed, but we get 95 minutes of delicious comedy. (more...)

BWW Review: MICHAEL FRANCIS CONDUCTS THE SAN DIEGO SYMPHONY IN A PROGAM OF THE YOUNG ROMANTICS at The Jacobs Music Center
by Ron Bierman - Jan 22, 2019

British conductor Michael Francis is known to San Diego concert goers as the music director of the city's Mainly Mozart Festival. Since taking the job four years ago he has embarked on an ambitious chronological survey of the music of the composer who inspired the festival's name. On this evening he traveled a few blocks north and half a musical century forward to appear as guest conductor of the San Diego Symphony Orchestra in a program of works by 'The Young Romantics.' The enthusiastic reaction he received after the performance may increase the chances he will be called on again in future Symphony seasons. (more...)

Light Of Day Winterfest '19 Presents Exclusive Live Broadcast Of Sold-out Main Event, Bob's Birthday Bash
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

For the first time in the 19-year history of Light of Day WinterFest, the "main event" of the 10-day, three-state festival, the star-studded "Bob's Birthday Bash," long SOLD OUT, will be broadcast LIVE via fiber optic cable during LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST '19. (more...)

Willie Nile to Sub for Dramarama During LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST '19
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

 Willie Nile, one of a small handful of artists to have performed at every Light of Day WinterFest since its 2000 launch to fight Parkinson's Disease through the awesome power of music, has stepped up again on the eve of the 2019 edition to help an ailing fellow musician who's also a longtime participant.  (more...)

Bid Now on 2 Tickets to Broadway's KING KONG Plus a Backstage Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2019

Bid now to win 2 premium tickets to King Kong on Broadway plus a backstage tour in New York City! The tour will be with a performer from the show! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast and Creatives of A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

The musical A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK will debut Off-Broadway at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre (410 W 42 Street), beginning performances on February 21, opening on March 6, running through May 13, 2018.  Tickets are $79 - $99 and can be purchased at Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. (more...)

BWW Review: LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, Wyndham's Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Feb 7, 2018

Though a long journey indeed, Richard Eyre's is a vital revival, giving vigour to Eugene O'Neill's mighty, semi-autobiographical work and making all the more poignant this tormented but fast-talking family's gradual dwindling into a despairing silence. (more...)

Bid Now on 2 House Seats to KING KONG on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Enjoy 2 house seats to King Kong on Broadway for any Monday-Friday performance. (more...)

Liam Craig, Barbara Garrick, Laurence Lau And Jodie Markell Star In Keen's 25th Anniversary Production Of A.R. Gurney's LATER LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

Performances will begin tomorrow, Tuesday February 27th, for A.R. Gurney's play Later Life starring Liam Craig, Barbara Garrick, Laurence Lau, and Jodie Markell, directed by Keen Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein.  (more...)

New York Live Arts Presents OPEN SPECTRUM: PARADIGM SHIFT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019

As part of its Open Spectrum series, New York Live Arts (Live Arts) is hosting a discussion on the kind of leadership America needs now. Moderated by the Rev. Kaji Spellman Douša, Senior Pastor at the Park Avenue Christian Church, and the first woman called to that role in the congregation's 206 years; and opening remarks by Sayu Bhojwani, Founder and President of New American  Leaders and NYC's first Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs. (more...)

A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK Begins Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

The musical A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK will debut Off-Broadway at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre (410 W 42 Street), beginning performances on February 21, opening on March 6, running through May 13, 2018. Tickets are $79 - $99 and can be purchased at Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. (more...)

Acclaimed British Actress Maxine Peake Announced in Lead Role for AVALANCHE: A LOVE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

Maxine Peake will play the lead role in Julia Leigh's adaptation of her powerful memoir, Avalanche: A Love Story, at the Roslyn Packer Theatre this August. A prolific theatre, television and film actress Maxine Peake's career highlights include Black Mirror, Funny Cow, Red Riding, The Devil's Whore,The Theory of Everything, Peterloo, The Falling, Shameless and an extensive list of dramas for the BBC including The Village, Silk, Criminal Justice, Three Girls and most recently, The Bisexual.  Constantly looking for new challenges and surprising audiences she has played a range of provocative and award-winning characters, most notably the title role in Hamlet at the Manchester Royal Exchange. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Presents the U.S. Premiere of PRURIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

Following a sold-out run at the Southbank Centre in London, Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents the U.S. Premiere of Prurience, an experiential entertainment about pornography, written and directed by Christopher Green and co-directed by Holly Race Roughan (People, Places & Things), from March 20-31, 2018. (more...)

Anti-Bullying, LGBTQ Off-Broadway Musical OUT OF MY COMFORT ZONE Premieres in London
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2018

Following two sold-out, off-Broadway runs in New York, Out of My Comfort Zone, a new rock musical about self-identity, gender, love, stereotypes, cyber-bullying, and friendship, will premier in London at The Redbridge Drama Centre. Written by husband-and-wife team Ivy Vale (book, lyrics and music) and Rick Reil (music), Out of My Comfort Zone will be presented and staged by The Redbridge Musical Theatre Company for three performances at Redbridge Drama Centre, Churchfields, South Woodford, London, E18 2RB, from March 1-3, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: The New Musical A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK Gets Off-Broadway Premiere at Theatre Row!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

The musical A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK will debut Off-Broadway at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre (410 W 42 Street), beginning performances on February 21, opening on March 6, running through May 13, 2018.  Tickets are $79 - $99 and can be purchased at Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. (more...)

Global Foundation's 19th Annual Winterfest to Feature Steve Forbert, The Weeklings, John Eddie, and More
by TV News Desk - Dec 28, 2018

With a goal of pushing its 19-year total past $5.5 million in its ongoing battle against Parkinson's disease, LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2019, presented by the Asbury Park Press, is returning to New York City on Wednesday, Jan. 16, for LIGHT OF DAY NEW YORK CITY for the world-renowned Light of Day Foundation. (more...)

Bid To Win Producer House Seats To KING KONG on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018

Enjoy 2 Producer House Seats to King Kong on Broadway! (more...)

LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST Goes Retro for Concert Events in Asbury Park
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2018

Retro pop, rock, and soul vibes will permeate a pair of the most highly anticipated annual events at LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2019, the 10-day festival (Jan. 11-21, 2019), presented by the Asbury Park Press, entering its 19th year of raising money and awareness through the awesome power of music in order to defeat Parkinson's Disease and the Parkinsonisms, ALS and PSP, in our lifetime.  (more...)

NY's All-Irish Theatre Festival ORIGIN'S 1ST IRISH Kicks Off January 9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

The 2019 Origin's 1st Irish Theatre Festival, New York's all-Irish theatre festival and the world's only festival devoted exclusively to producing the plays of contemporary Irish playwrights from around the world, settles in to its new January time slot, running three weeks from January 9 to 28. A total 17 events, including six mainstage productions from Belfast, Derry, Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Queens and Manhattan, will be seen in and out of competition. Among the productions, five are US premieres; one is a world premiere. 15 contemporary Irish writers are represented with work in performance. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Michelle Obama's Emotional Letter to her College-Age Self
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2018

Inspiring young people is a big theme of former first lady Michelle Obama'smemoir, 'Becoming.' It is the bestselling book of 2018. She just revealed her book tour will make 21 more stops in North America and Europe in 2019. In our series Note To Self, Mrs. Obama advises her younger self, as she leaves for college. (more...)

BWW Review: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, Vaudeville Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Aug 3, 2018

Classic Spring's year-long season ends with Wilde gone wild: a free love riot that yanks the homosexual subtext into text, with everyone from masters and servants to, er, the long-lost brothers sharing snogs and cigarettes. The famous passive aggressive tea party turns into a food fight, and even Lady Bracknell is at the sherry. (more...)

Sony Pictures Sets Release Dates for the GRUDGE Reboot & GREYHOUND Starring Tom Hanks
by TV News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

According to Variety, Sony Pictures has set Tom Hanks war drama “Greyhound,” for an April 5, 2019, release, and dated its “Grudge” reboot on Aug. 16, 2019. (more...)

One Woman Show BETTE DAVIS AINT FOR SISSIES Returns
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Jessica Sherr is proud to announce she is returning to Chicago with a limited engagement of her smash hit one-woman show Bette Davis Ain't for Sissies, May 24 - June 17, at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. (more...)

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