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The Island - 1974 - Broadway


Edison Theatre

(New York, NY)
240 W. 47th St.
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2021
A summer in rural O‘ahu takes an exciting turn for two Brooklyn-raised siblings when a journal pointing to long-lost treasure sets them on an epic adventure with new friends, and leads them to reconnect with their Hawaiian heritage.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2021
Centaur Theatre, in collaboration with the Conseil des arts de Montréal (CAM), has launched a call for submissions for a year-long Indigenous Artist Residency for those interested in telling stories that reflect the Indigenous heritage of the Island of Montreal and the Province of Quebec. We can provide a commissioning fee and theatrical space for workshopping new material. We can also provide creative support in the form of a paid Indigenous dramaturg for research and development of the theatrical materials and will hold space for any performative outcomes of the residency.
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2021
The wheels rattle into the thrilling unknown on The Coral’s first new music since 2018, finding the unsurpassed, metamorphic gonzo-pop five-piece in the company of crooks, sell-by-date candyfloss and plastic skeletons as they release Faceless Angel. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2021
Kinesis Project dance theatre announced an evening of an experiment in bi-coastal live performances, Search(light), on January 30, 2021 at 7pm EST (4pm PST) and 8:30pm EST (5:30pm PST).
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2021
ANNICIA BANKS is a reggae singer-songwriter from Kingston, Jamaica. She has toured the Caribbean, United States, Asia, Africa, and Europe.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2021
Little Island, New York City's newest public park under construction in Hudson River Park by W. 13th Street, announces its first ever Artists-in-Residence for seasons 2021-2023: tap dancer and choreographer Ayodele Casel; playwright and award-winning director Tina Landau; actor, singer, and music director Michael McElroy; and the acting, musical, and storytelling group, PigPen Theatre Co.  
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2021
From humble beginnings to climbing the ranks, two of Jamaica’s leading artists Protoje and Koffee celebrate their hard work and achievements on the lavish video for 'Switch It Up.' 
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2021
Electric Entertainment, the Los Angeles based production, distribution and post-production company, is proud to announce its hit crime series 'Almost Paradise,' will premiere on IMDb TV, Amazon's free streaming service beginning Feb 1.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2021
Auckland singer-songwriter Sammy Johnson drops a new video for 'Cool & Easy,' the title track and lead single from his highly anticipated album.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2021
The pandemic has not stopped Tennessee Playwrights Studio's 2020 Fellows from creating six interesting and thought-provoking new works, which have been developed throughout the year at monthly TPS workshops and will be performed by favorite local Nashville actors on January 27-29 and February 3-5, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021
Following the release of her stunning debut album Return in November, today Katy J Pearson has shared shared a charming and colorful lyric video for standout track 'Beautiful Soul', directed by Raissa Pardini.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021
Barrington Stage Company has announced the winners of the 2021 Bonnie and Terry Burman New Play Award. The award, founded in 2018, supports new, bold voices for the American theatre and is presented to unproduced full-length works that are wholly original and not adaptations or translations of existing works. 
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2021
Today, OhWook! Productions announced the second round of artists confirmed for the 4th Annual Mile 0 Fest Key West, scheduled for April 27 – May 1, 2021. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2021
London-based singer/songwriter/composer ANA SHINE's latest heartfelt single, 'Goodbye, is a piano-led ballad documenting a tearful farewell to a close one. Russian-born Ana delivers a well poise emotive performance, working in perfect unison with the woeful violins.
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2021
The Hollywood Critics Association (HCA) has revealed three additional recipients who will receive honorary awards at the 4th Annual HCA Awards Ceremony. The event will stream virtually on Friday, March 5, 2021.
by Stage Tube - Jan 14, 2021
In 2017, after more than half a century since Castro’s revolution, Cuba opens her arms to the West and the Yankee dollar. Born into communism, JC (Héctor Noas) thinks himself a big fish in a small pond – a local music producer and promoter, farmer and small-time hustler who lives by his wits and imagination.
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2021
Cozy up during these wintry days with the new heartwarming, whimsical French family dramedy set in sunny paradise: RÉUNIONS streams exclusively in the U.S. and Canada on Acorn TV starting Monday, January 25, 2021, with a binge premiere of all six episodes.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2021
Following six months of close collaboration, Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) has approved Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) to gather actors and stage managers in person to produce plays for virtual capture and distribution.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2021
Tara, a young, lonely woman, drops out of college unbeknownst to her mother and becomes a surrogate for Gabriel and Elliott, a well-established gay couple. Suddenly, Tara finds herself carrying not only their future child, but a terrible secret as well. 
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 1, 2021
Though not on the island of Manhattan, QPAC has a long history of providing performance opportunities for the cabaret artists of the community and New Year's Day 2021, they are hosting an online event with more than a dozen of the artists who populate the New York City show business industry.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2021
Hennepin Theatre Trust announced that Irish singing sensation Michael Londra will entertain fans for St. Patrick's Day in Ireland With Michael – A Virtual Concert. The show will stream on the ShowTix4U platform on Wednesday, March 17 at 7 p.m. (CT) (with viewing available for up to 48 hours). The stunning new concert is a celebration of all things Irish with a wonderful Celtic show, performed by some of Ireland's most talented arts.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2021
Tara, a young, lonely woman, drops out of college unbeknownst to her mother and becomes a surrogate for Gabriel and Elliott, a well-established gay couple. Suddenly, Tara finds herself carrying not only their future child, but a terrible secret as well. 
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2021
After six days and 73 feature films, the 2021 Sundance Film Festival’s Awards Ceremony took place tonight, hosted by actor and comedian Patton Oswalt, with jurors presenting 24 prizes for feature filmmaking and seven for Short Films.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2021
Catalina Island Museum is reopening its outdoor Artists’ Plaza and Schreiner Family Plaza and new sales gallery to the public, including the popular Elizabeth Turk: Tipping Point exhibition, Wednesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. beginning Wednesday, February 3, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2021
The New Ohio Theatre’s NYC Indie Theatre Film Festival announced the 2021 online film lineup today. NYCITFF offers a selection of new feature-length and short films, filmmaker Q&As, and a conversation with prolific screenwriter and playwright Qui Nguyen between March 10-14.
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2021
In their typical unhurried fashion, Tashaki Miyaki spent the past couple years writing and recording their sophomore LP, Castaway, also produced by Stark. Musically, the band pushed themselves into new spaces.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2021
During the summer of 2020, ProArteDanza connected with artists Miss Lyn, Pulga Muchochoma, T-Bai, and Gabriel Hudson to listen to their experiences as BIPOC artists in the Toronto scene. 'People need to talk about it, be a little bit uncomfortable,' said dance artist and interviewee Pulga Muchochoma; 'but if we're afraid of talking about uncomfortable stuff, we cannot fix the problem.'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2021
This limited-edition vinyl set of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND  includes a special album insert with photos from the Broadway production and full billing, plus a gatefold cover, complete with show artwork, track list, album notes and additional production photos.    
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Feb 23, 2021
Get the latest news on upcoming film adaptations, the schedule of movie musicals in development or production, and more with our always up-to-date musical film adaptation schedule!
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2021
The song premiered last Thursday (Feb 18) via The Ebro Show on Apple Music 1. Today, they two unleash the song’s brand new video directed by Nickii Kane and shot in Kingston, Jamaica. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2021
On this day in 2008, the Menier Chocolate Factory's production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, Sunday in the Park with George opened on Broadway.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2021
The single received support from reputable UK community stations, Vibes 107.6FM, North Manchester as well as BBC Radio London, where she was recently interviewed by Salma El-Wardany about her venture into the music industry after modelling for Gucci, Armani and Dolce & Gabbana for many years.
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2021
ONLY THE GENERALS PART II – which marks the sequel to 2019’s top 10 EP, ONLY THE GENERALS GON UNDERSTAND – includes the recently released track, “Plug Daughter 2,” available for streaming and download.
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2021
The collection debuts after Jenkins’ second single, “Hard Drive”, landed on multiple “Best Of” lists by tastemakers including NPR’s Bob Boilen of All Songs Considered, Pitchfork, Stereogum, BrooklynVegan, and Paste Magazine.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2021
The production is helmed by Chicago-based director Mikael Burke and features the talents of Milwaukee natives DiMonte Henning as Winston and Sherrick Robinson as John.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2021
This presentation of 'Once On This Island' is being musically directed by Khy Garner, conducted by Teddy Kernizan, and stars Dani Richards as Ti Moune, Lawrence Dandridge as Daniel Deauxhomme, Darius Delk as Papa Ge, Taye McQueen as Erzulie, and so many more amazing New Jersey performers filling out the rest of the cast.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2021
The Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) 2018 production of Romeo and Juliet will be broadcast on BBC Two at 2pm on Tuesday 9 February as part of the BBC's Lockdown Learning's Shakespeare Week.  The production will then be available on BBC iPlayer for 60 days.  
by TV News Desk - Dec 30, 2020
America's favorite castaway, Dawn Wells, passed peacefully this morning, in no pain as a result of complications due to Covid at the age of 82.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2020
Brownwood Lyric Theatre has announced its 2021 lineup of productions. 
by TV News Desk - Dec 22, 2020
The best in rock festivals on land meet the kings of rock at sea as Danny Wimmer Presents and Sixthman are proud to announce a new partnership in 2022, combining the signature world class talent and unrivaled immersive festival experiences both companies have pioneered in their combined decades in business.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2020
Mamma Mia! has announced that it is set to resume performances in the West End's Novello Theatre on 7 June 2021. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2020
Auckland singer-songwriter Sammy Johnson has announced the tracklisting and cover art for his first entirely reggae album Cool & Easy, set to release on January 22nd, 2021 via tastemaker label Mensch House Records.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2020
Running three weeks from January 11 to 31, the 2021 Origin 1st Irish will present a total of 20 virtual events, including recorded Theatrical Productions made both before and during Covid from Belfast, Dublin, Wexford, London and New York.
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2020
Amanda Seyfried reveals which of her 23 animals her daughter is obsessed with, shares her excitement to take on her dream role of Marion Davies in the film Mank and explains why she wants a film about the making of Mamma Mia!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2020
10 WEEKS IN JAMAICA: Theatre Conversations from Jamaica to the World! is a series of lively weekly discussions with Jamaica's leading theatre artists exploring the histories and memories of—and future visions for—the Jamaican stage.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2020
Storyhouse is looking forward to 2021 with a must-see programme of classic comedy, thought-provoking drama and stand-up silliness. Newly announced shows include acclaimed touring productions of stage hits Educating Rita and The Greatest Play in the History of the World, the return of Miss Julie and major names from the world of comedy.
by TV News Desk - Dec 15, 2020
The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today the showcase of new independent work selected across the Feature Film, Short Film, Indie Series and New Frontier categories for the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.
by Maria Nockin - Dec 14, 2020
On Sunday afternoon, December 12, 2020, well known operatic soprano Ana Maria Martinez hosted a concert of song from many parts of the world where Spanish is spoken. The singers, from Spanish speaking backgrounds, were at one time or are currently members of the young artist program at Lyric Opera of Chicago.
by Maria Nockin - Dec 12, 2020
Los Angeles Opera opens its Digital Shorts Series with Gabriela Lena Frank’s  commissioned revision of The Five Moons of Lorca, (Las Cinco Lunas de Lorca). This collaborative piece involves the work of librettist Nilo Cruz, choreographer Irene Rodríguez, and filmmaker Matthew Diamond. Musicians include countertenor Jacob Ingbar, pianist Nicholas Roehler, and members of the LA Opera Chorus. The Five Moons of Lorca, will be streamed through December 25, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2020
Faroese electronica artist Eivør has shared a video for “Only Love” featuring vocals from Ásgeir. The track is featured on Eivør’s new album Segl released earlier this fall on BFD/The Orchard/Kobalt.