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The Heroine - 1963 - Broadway


Lyceum Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
149 W. 45th St.
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2020
'Supergirl' will end after its upcoming sixth season, according to a decision from Warner Bros. Television and Berlanti Productions.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020
Greek National Opera will present Madama Butterfly. The production takes place October 14-November 15.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
Festival Ballet Theatre presents the return of The Nutcracker.  The critically acclaimed production, featuring magnificent colorful sets and dazzling costumes by award-winning designers Simon Pastukh and Galina Solovyeva, has been delighting audiences and critics in Orange County for over 30 years.  The Nutcracker, set to Tchaikovsky's renowned score, opens December 7 with performances through December 24 at the Irvine Barclay Theatre.
by Cindy Sibilsky - Nov 23, 2019
Manifest Pussy is a deeply personal and profound her-story, the story of how Shakina went from a nice Jewish boy growing up in the suburbs of Los Angeles, dreaming of dressing up in the gossamer gowns that were forbidden to him, to the relentlessly exuberant, terrifically talented, hilarious and kind buxom star of stage and screen.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
Inspired by LA Opera's upcoming world premiere of Eurydice - a new opera created by composer Matthew Aucoin and librettist Sarah Ruhl - artists, scholars and community members across Los Angeles will come together in 2020 to share their stories and their art through Eurydice Found, a festival dedicated to new perspectives on the enduring Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, runs from December 4 - 29, 2019. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).
by TV News Desk - May 6, 2020
Songwriter, singer, and multi-disciplinary artist Jehnny Beth has released a new single -- titled “Heroine” and produced by acclaimed producer Flood – from her forthcoming album, To Love Is To Live, which has a new release date of June 12.
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - May 12, 2021
Portland Stage scores a hit with Theresa Rebeck’s one-character comedy, BAD DATES, featuring a vibrant, funny, and poignant virtuosic performance by Annie Henk. Directed by Jade King Carroll, this one hundred-minute play takes a sympathetic look at the life of a single mom, Hayley, and her all-too-real attempts to make a living for herself and her daughter Vera and a romantic life for herself.
by Steve Callahan - Mar 9, 2020
St. Louis's wonderful Winter Opera closes it's thirteenth season with a fine production of a rarely-seen work by Puccini--La fanciulla del West, or The Girl of the Golden West. Now Puccini was fond of choosing exotic settings for his operas--look at Madama Butterfly and Turandot. Well, to a European, Fanciulla is equally exotic. It's set in a mining camp in the Sierra Nevadas during the California Gold Rush of 1848.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2021
March 27 marks World Theatre Day! Although we can't be together to celebrate, we can still reminisce on the fun of theatre in our lives.
by Maria Nockin - Mar 26, 2021
Watch the digital debut of Missy Mazzoli’s impassioned opera Breaking the Waves. The opera is based on Lars von Trier’s film of the same name. The story begins when a near-fatal accident leaves the heroine’s new husband paralyzed. In his anguish, he implores her to take other lovers. She follows her faith to a tragic end.
by Student Blogger: Grace Callahan - Mar 25, 2021
A few days ago, I read an article about Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new stage adaptation of Cinderella. There are few details on the story, but we do know that Emerald Fennell has written the book, and that Carrie Hope Fletcher is set to star. Due to the May reopening of the West End, the production recently dove back into rehearsals.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2021
San Francisco Opera's online Ring Festival continues throughout March with free streaming of Richard Wagner's four-part The Ring of the Nibelung and live ticketed events online. The Ring Festival schedule featuring an array of interviews, panel discussions and lectures with artists and scholars has been updated, including the addition of two new free events.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020
The Washington Ballet will return to The Kennedy Center for a two week run of the full-length classic Swan Lake April 9-19.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2020
Legendary NYC musician (Birdland, The Rattlers, etc) and acclaimed author ('I Slept with Joey Ramone') Mickey Leigh is debuting 'Two Kinds of Law' a powerful and timely new single with his band MUTATED MUSIC.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
A STAR IS BORED and TOSOS will be reuniting the cast of SECRET IDENTITY by Chris Weikel for a virtual benefit reading for The Okra Project directed by Mark Finley, Artistic Director of TOSOS, who directed it's world premiere last January.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney today announced the company's 2020-2021 season, which opens with Michael Pink's mesmerizing Dracula, continues with Devon Carney's world premiere choreography for the romantic and comedic Cinderella, and closes with George Balanchine's three-part masterpiece, Jewels. The season also includes the annual and always highly anticipated return of The Nutcracker and the intimately intense dance experience known as New Moves.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
Los Angeles-based dance company, Heidi Duckler Dance (HDD) in conjunction with LA Opera's Eurydice Found Festival Presents Underway at the 7th Street Bridge on March 14th and 15th at 7pm. 
by Kelsey Lawler - Jan 28, 2020
It makes for a most dynamic piece of theater. The ensemble cast, shrouded in black, are used to push props and people about the stage. Whether our heroes are catapulting through space and time or confronting an immense, pulsating brain, the use of physical movement and intense lighting effects help propel the story.
by Braden Allison - Jan 26, 2020
In reference to the traditionally male-majority casting of Peter and the Starcatcher, Director Grace Lazarz states 'To me, greater artistic opportunity for women is one small way to move in a different direction-to tell the same story but do it in a more radical way. And thus, the all-female cast of Peter and the Starcatcher and a fierce, strange, bold sisterhood were born!' The notion was intriguing enough, but how well would it work? I pondered the show's chance of success continuously as I saw promotions for the South Bend Civic's production. Not knowing the show well, I assumed it was only centered around the theme of growing up, and that gender would have no real driving force in the narrative. However I was very wrong, and the idea of a full-female cast proved a sharp and dynamic choice that helped form a heartfelt and enjoyable production.
by Gil Kaan - Jan 20, 2020
The LA Opera and the Metropolitan Opera join forces to co-produce the world premiere of EURYDICE from the creative minds of composer/conductor Matthew Aucoin and librettist Sarah Ruhl; beginning February 1, 2020 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Based on Sarah's 2003 play EURYDICE, this Greek myth unfolds from the heroine's perspective. Mary Zimmerman directs a talented cast that includes: Danielle de Niese, Rod Gilfry, Joshua Hopkins, John Holiday, Barry Banks, Stacey Tappan, Raehann Bryce-Davis and Kevin Ray. Sarah graciously took time out to answer a few of my inquisitive queries.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
LA Opera begins the new year with a new opera: the world premiere of Eurydice  by composer Matthew Aucoin and librettist Sarah Ruhl, based on her 2003 play of the same name. Directed by Mary Zimmerman, Eurydice opens on February 1, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2021
Palm Springs International Animation Festival and Annecy award-winner, the Norwegian/Latvian animation MY FAVORITE WAR is now available to stream on Vimeo On Demand. 
by Chris Struck - Feb 27, 2020
Everything that I could say about the plot, which was good and thoughtful, wouldn't be enough to capture the essence of what Raftery's show was. He certainly did troll Ivanka even thought that wasn't the whole show. The show was less about trashing Ivanka and more about [Ivanka the heroine] The heroine she could have been and the heroine that she still could be.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2021
Toho Co., Ltd. has just announced the world premiere of a new theatrical production based on Studio Ghibli’s Oscar-winning film SPIRITED AWAY (original title: Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi). This production will be the first ever stage adaptation of the 2001 animated masterpiece by Hayao Miyazaki which became a massive box office hit in Japan and earned worldwide acclaim including Academy Award for Best Animated Feature of 2002.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
Ars Lyrica Houston has announced its 16th season, which introduces a new chamber series at Rienzi alongside its popular mainstage subscription series at the Hobby Center. Highlights of the 2020/21 season, entitled Turning Points, include two operas, one a contemporary work for solo voice and historic instruments and the other a full-dress Baroque opera with period dancing and poignant drama. Timeless stories and transcendent music animate Ars Lyrica's 2020/21 programming, as this Grammy-nominated ensemble continues to offer Houston audiences the finest in live period-instrument performance.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
Not-for-profit History Matters/Back to the Future has announced its winner for this year's Judith Barlow Prize. The Annual Judith Barlow Prize is awarded to a student playwright for an exceptional one-act play inspired by the work of an historic female playwright. The student winner of the prize receives a $2,500 award and a reading of their work in New York City, with a $500 award to the professor of the course in which the inspiring play was taught.
by Sabrina Wallace - Feb 24, 2020
BWW Review: GLIDERS Soars at Trinity Street Playhouse with a story that illustrates the unimaginable pain, courage, and strength required by generations of women to overcome misogyny and abuse. Beautifully performed by an outstanding 'mostly' female cast that fits together as a true family.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
Los Angeles-based dance company, Heidi Duckler Dance (HDD) in conjunction with LA Opera's Eurydice Found Festival Presents Underway at the 7th Street Bridge on March 14th and 15th at 7:30pm. 
by Kerrie Nicholson - Feb 17, 2020
Founded in 2009, OperaUpClose's mission is to create 'innovatively staged, unintimidating, and crucially high quality English Chamber re-imaginings of well known work and premieres of new operas'. With 29 operas to date, a mix of classics and contemporary work, and an Olivier Award in 2011, there's no denying the hard work and success they've had in introducing opera, a seemingly formidable art form, to new audiences.
by Shari Barrett - Feb 15, 2020
Since the world premiere of Vietgone in 2015, Qui Nguyen has become one of the most lauded and sought-after contemporary American playwrights, as well as being a writer for Marvel and Disney. The world premiere of REVENGE SONG, his new rousing, romping, music-filled look at the real life of Julie d'Aubigny, a queer 17th century French swordswoman and opera singer, offers an exciting, entertaining, and rollicking theatrical experience, ingeniously directed by Robert Ross Parker that is sure to please rowdy fans of The Rocky Horror Picture Show during the heroine's interactive journey toward self-discovery and acceptance. Adding to the fun are satirical references to more musicals than I could count, including Hamilton, Cabaret, Company, Avenue Q, Beauty and the Beast, and Bye Bye Birdie.
by Rachael F. Goldberg - Feb 13, 2020
'Heroine' handles a number of deep, complex issues. And yet, it manages to do so with a sensitivity and care that feels respectful and fitting to those it portrays, directly or indirectly. The care and attention put into this production by every member of the team shows in the performance, and beyond the stage.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
The 86th year of the U.K.'s internationally renowned Glyndebourne Festival will offer six major opera productions from May 21 through August 30, including compelling new productions, rising stars and debuts, and the return of treasured Festival favorites, as well as an exceptional international roster of artists from more than 14 different countries from the United States, Australia and Russia to Finland and Croatia.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2019
Hear ye, hear ye, fair city of New York; Los Angeles's premier musical comedy collective -- Robot Teammate -- announces a triumphant return to SoHo Playhouse this holiday season to share their wee original British-ish musical comedy, POCKETS. This funny, fresh, and festive musical premiered to a completely sold out run at the 2019 Hollywood Fringe Festival, where it was awarded Best Musical, Best World Premiere, Critics' Choice, and Producers' Encore.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
In Greek mythology, Orpheus, greatest of all musicians, loses his beloved Eurydice in the Underworld. So, what happens next? To find out, travel with LA Opera to the lair of Bacchus, with the U.S. premiere of Stefano Landi's landmark 1619 opera The Death of Orpheus (La Morte d'Orfeo).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2020
A dramatic monologue for mezzo-soprano, narrator, clarinet, viola and guitar, The Lady in the Moonlight (1977) is, from both the technical and the expressive point of view, one of the greatest achievements in the invaluable oeuvre of Yorgo Sicilianos(1920-2005), undoubtedly one of the most serious representatives of the Greek post-war musical avant-garde.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2020
With a challenging year for everyone, Black and Brown Theatre would like to end 2020 with a little “Happily Ever After” as they present their filmed play adaptation of Beauty and the Beast titled Beast of the Town. 
by Jonas Schwartz-Owen - Dec 2, 2019
The musical Bandstand, which is now part of the American Theater Guild tour across the country, thrives when Andy Blankenbuehler's Tony-winning choreography is front and center. Restaged for this production by Marc Heitzman, who was Dance Captain in the Broadway production, the dances display vitality that makes audiences want to stand up and join in. The book and score do not hold up their end of the bargain, and in this production, Bandstand is further saddled with lackluster performances that should have been re-enlivened by tour director Gina Rattan.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019
LA Opera begins the new year with a new opera: the world premiere of Eurydice  by composer Matthew Aucoin and librettist Sarah Ruhl, based on her 2003 play of the same name. Directed by Mary Zimmerman, Eurydice opens on February 1, 2020.
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2019
Deadline reports that former 007 Pierce Brosnan has joined the upcoming musical film adaptation of 'Cinderella.'
by TV News Desk - Dec 10, 2020
John Patrick Shanley's 'Wild Mountain Thyme' will be available to stream starting Friday, December 11th. 
by Sondra Forsyth - Dec 10, 2019
Fast forward to the afternoon of December 8th, 2019 in Seattle when I was utterly charmed by Pacific Northwest Ballet's faithful yet fresh production of Mr. B's venerable holiday staple, staged by Judith Fugate with PNB Artistic Director Peter Boal and Garielle Whittle.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2020
J.P. Morgan today announced its top “what’s next” picks in its first virtual-forward #NextList2021, which can be enjoyed from anywhere. Chosen based on timeliness, quality and worldwide appeal, the final list includes 11 books and five experiences that take you on a journey.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2020
Ananey Studios (Israel) and Driver Studios (U.S.) have joined forces to create a new specially crafted series for preschoolers, Sweets Café, which will debut locally on Nick Jr. via Israeli broadcaster HOT and internationally on Cool School, Driver's innovative YouTube channel with over 1.2 million subscribers.
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2020
Deadline reports that Keira Knightley will star in an adaptation of 'The Essex Serpent' on Apple TV+. The actress also serves as executive producer on the project.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2021
The renowned graduate performing company Ballet Central makes a return to touring this summer with a five week, 11 venue tour across England.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2021
East West Players in partnership with San Francisco's EnActe Arts and New York City's Hypokrit Productions will present the virtual world premiere of The Sitayana (Or “How to Make an Exit”), by Lavina Jadhwani.
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Apr 24, 2021
So while the course of true love does not run smooth when pursued by these slightly deranged lovers, it does in the end run true. All in all, then, this is a pleasing way for theatergoers to begin emerging from hibernation.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020
American Shakespeare Center's celebrated Actors' Renaissance Season, now streaming on the company's digital theatre platform BlkFrsTV, must end April 19 in accordance with broadcast agreements with the performers union, Actors' Equity Association.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2021
American Shakespeare Center will reopen in May 2021 with a repertory season of three Shakespeare classics. With programming selected, cast and directed by a cohort of actor managers, ASC's new season will embrace early modern tradition and its own audience-beloved practice of presenting actor-directed 'Actors' Renaissance' selections each year.