The Life

Opened: July 30, 1990
Closing: August 16, 1990

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ABC Orders Erin Brockovich-Inspired Drama REBEL Straight to Series by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 17, 2020

ABC has ordered drama series 'Rebel' straight to series to debut in 2021, it was announced today by Karey Burke, president, ABC Entertainment.

Corey Cott and Aaron Lazar Talk FILTHY RICH and More on Backstage LIVE With Richard Ridge by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2020

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Yesterday, September 16, he chatted with the stars of FOX's Filthy Rich, Corey Cott and Aaron Lazar.

Ingenuity And Innovation Headline On Site Opera's Ninth Season Despite Continued COVID Closures by A.A. Cristi - Sep 16, 2020

On Site Opera, New York's pioneering opera company rooted in site-specific storytelling and the immersive experience, announces its unconventional and inventive

Brand X Re-opens Live Performance In Darlinghurst by A.A. Cristi - Sep 16, 2020

Brand X today re-launched Season 5 of its contemporary performance program, The Flying Nun premiering at East Sydney Community Arts Centre from October a?" December 2020. Originally slated for February a?" May, but delayed due to COVID-19, Brand X is thrilled to finally present this suite of experimental new works in its intimate COVID-safe* Darlinghurst venue. 

Rubicon Theatre Presents World Premiere One Act A SONG by A.A. Cristi - Sep 16, 2020

As part of Rubicon Theatrea??s continuing September Blitz of more than 30 events in 30 days, the company presents the world premiere of a new play written in this moment and for this moment by TAYLOR FAGINS -- A SONG. Helmed by by Rubicona??s new Associate Artistic Director CHRIS BUTLER, A SONG will be livestreamed for free on Saturday, September 19 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, September 20 at 2:00 p.m.

World Premiere Of A One Act By Taylor Fagins- Free Livestream This Weekend By Rubicon Theatre Company by A.A. Cristi - Sep 16, 2020

As part of Rubicon Theatre's continuing September Blitz of more than 30 events in 30 days, the company presents the world premiere of a new play written in this moment and for this moment by TAYLOR FAGINS -- A SONG.

BWW CD Review: Jaime Lozano's A Never-Ending Line Offers Unending Enjoyment by Stephen Mosher - Sep 16, 2020

Jaime Lozano and the women with whom he works have brought the world a CD worth listening to... and worth sharing with others.

Long Beach Opera Announces Three Programs For Fall 2020 by A.A. Cristi - Sep 16, 2020

While the Covid-19 pandemic has shuttered many performing arts organizations around the world, Long Beach Opera (LBO) has been industriously devising live innovative performance opportunities for both its artists and audiences. 

MarshStream Offers Vivid Tales: Living Without Food, Mistaken Celebrity, More by A.A. Cristi - Sep 16, 2020

The Marsh continues to offer a wide variety of new programming at 7:30pm nightly on MarshStream, its popular broadcast platform.

New Musical VIRTUOSO Has World Premiere in Poland by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2020

On September 12th, the world premiere of the new musical Virtuoso took place at the Musical Theater in Poznań. Virtuoso is inspired but the life of world famous pianist, composer, and statesman Ignacy Jan Paderewski.

Virtual Performance Videos Showcase Carnegie Hall's Three Acclaimed National Youth Ensembles by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2020

More than 200 outstanding teen musicians-hailing from 41 states across the US-came together in July 2020 as an online virtual community to form three top-notch musical ensembles: the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA), NYO2, and NYO Jazz.

San Diego Symphony Appoints VP For Institutional Advancement, and VP of Marketing and Communications by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2020

The San Diego Symphony announced today the appointment of two senior management positions that have been open since Autumn 2019: Myra Garcia to Vice President, Institutional Advancement, and Craig Hall to Vice President, Marketing and Communications.

Andrew Barth Feldman, Ryan McCartan, Eva Noblezada & More Offer One-on-One Video Chats at Virtual Broadway Flea Market by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2020

A slate of celebrated Broadway stars will be offering exclusive one-on-one video chats during the virtual version of the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction this Sunday, September 20, 2020.

HOWERD'S END Starring Simon Cartwright and Mark Farrelly to Premiere at The Golden Goose by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2020

'Howerd's End' will get its world premiere at the new Golden Goose Theatre. This brand new play by Mark Farrelly ('Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope') takes you to the heart of Frankie and Dennis' clandestine relationship, which lasted from the 1950s until Frankie's death in 1992. It also affords a glorious opportunity to encounter Frankie in full-flight stand up mode.

Round House Theatre Announces New 2020-2021 Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2020

Round House Theatre has announced a new lineup of plays, conversations, and education offerings for its 43rd Season, which includes digital programming for the fall and winter and a return to live productions in its Bethesda theatre in spring 2021.

Juanita Stein Releases Video For 'L.O.T.F' by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 16, 2020

Juanita Stein has released the video for 'L.O.T.F.' the most recent single from her forthcoming album entitled Snapshot.

VIDEO: Corey Cott & Aaron Lazar Visit Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 16, 2020

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, September 16 (12pm ET), as he chats with the stars of FOX's Filthy Rich, Corey Cott and Aaron Lazar.

BWW News: Syracuse Stage Announces Revised and Re-envisioned 2020/2021 Season by Natasha Ashley - Sep 16, 2020

Syracuse Stage has announced plans for adjustments to the 2020/2021 season in order to address the continuing impact of the Covid-19 virus. Three previously announced plays will be replaced in the six show season. The Cold Read Festival of New Plays returns with additional enhanced experiences. A series of community focused performances and conversations will be added and subscribers will be given access to a series of special interviews and behind the scenes looks guided by Syracuse Stage artistic leadership.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of September 14 - Musical Christmas Carols, Socially Distanced Theatre Games, and More! by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2020

Check out this week's list of new and upcoming book and music releases, including a book of Broadway musical Christmas carols, socially distanced theatre games, and more!

East Lynne Theater Company Presents A Play About Victoria Woodhull by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2020

The Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company presents 'The Woodhull Project' to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment.

THE LIFE AND TRIALS OF OSCAR PISTORIOUS Will Premiere This Fall by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2020

It will always be one of the most shocking stories in the history of sports.

Sean Rose's Grok Acting Studio To Premiere VIRTUAL THEATER: STORIES OF COLOR by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2020

On September 24th, at 8PM PT, the Grok Acting Studio will be premiering 'Virtual Theater - Stories of Color' of three selected short plays celebrating artists of color. The Grok Acting Studio, The Rose Theater Foundation for the Arts, and the Department of Cultural Affairs of Los Angeles have all contributed to making this series possible to bring audiences back to theater -- online due to the current pandemic.

Raúl Esparza Will Lead Premiere of THE WAVES IN QUARANTINE at Berkeley Rep; New Virtual Programming Announced by A.A. Cristi - Sep 17, 2020

Berkeley Rep's Artistic Director Johanna Pfaelzer today announced three additional virtual projects for the fall. The season, titled Rep On-Air, will include collaborations with Tony Award nominee Raúl Esparza (Company, Speed-the-Plow, and Taboo), celebrated New Yorker cartoon artist Tom Toro, Pulitzer Finalist Eisa Davis, and Bay Area favorite Hershey Felder.

This Friday, American Blues Presents Live Reading With Tony Winner Deanna Dunagan by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2020

The reading will be live on Friday, September 18, 2020 at 7pm, and features Tony Award winner Deanna Dunagan and Artistic Affiliate Camille Robinson.

Orlando Shakes in Partnership with UCF Presents POE: DEEP INTO THAT DARKNESS PEERING by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2020

This deliciously dark and compelling drama, Mark Rector and Mark Brown's Poe: Deep Into That Darkness Peering, is about one of America's most haunting poets, Edgar Allan Poe. Produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, the Video on Demand virtual theater experience runs from October 22 - November 1, 2020.

Roundabout Names Miranda Haymon Resident Director by Nicole Rosky - Sep 15, 2020

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has just announced Miranda Haymon as Resident Director. After joining Roundabout in 2017 as a Directing Fellow, Haymon became an Associate Artist and more recently, has spent time creating and overseeing Roundabouta??s Directors Group, and developing Dave Harrisa?? new play Exception to the Rule.

Riverside Center For The Performing Arts Presents SOUVENIR! by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2020

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts in Fredericksburg, Virginia is delighted to be one of the first theatres in the DC Metro area to welcome their patrons back to live theatre with the hilarious, over-the-top production of Stephen Temperley's Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins.

2020 National Showcase of New Plays Announces by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2020

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that collaborate in innovative ways to develop, produce, and extend the life of new plays, is delighted to announce the plays selected for its 19th Annual National Showcase of New Plays.

Mike Viola Releases 'Creeper,' a Tribute to Friend Adam Schlesinger by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 15, 2020

Mike Viola is a Grammy®-nominated producer, musician, songwriter and singer best known for his work with Panic! At The Disco, Mandy Moore, Jenny Lewis, Ondara, Matt Nathanson and Fall Out Boy.

San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company's SFBATCO LIVE WITH ROD AND MARCE Presents Tribute to Amy Winehouse by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2020

Co-founders of the Theatre Bay Area (TBA) award-winning company SFBATCO, Rodney Earl Jackson, Jr. and Marcelo Javier, will present a virtual variety show: SFBATCO Live with Rod and Marce, streaming Thursdays at 6 pm (PDT) on the platform Twitch.

Amas Musical Theatre Announces Third Year Of The Eric H. Weinberger Award For Emerging Librettists by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2020

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) today announced the third year of The Eric H. Weinberger Award for Emerging Librettists, a juried cash and production grant to be given annually to support the early work and career of a deserving musical theatre librettist.

Berkeley Rep Offers New Online Workshops by A.A. Cristi - Sep 14, 2020

As part of Berkeley Rep's virtual programming, on October 3, 2020, for six consecutive Saturdays, a group of the Theatre's esteemed artists will lead virtual three-hour workshops, each on a different aspect of theatrical art-making. Deep Dive: Further Your Craft with Berkeley Rep Artistic Innovators will engage participants in active ways, and provide insight into how working professionals approach their art. Available as a series or individually, these sessions will energize your mind and push you to Further Your Craft.  

NYCHA, NYC Department Of Cultural Affairs, and Artbridge Help Launch Artist Fellowship Series by A.A. Cristi - Sep 14, 2020

Red Hook Houses is the first NYCHA campus to host a multi-part series of artist fellowships operated under the City Canvas pilot program, an initiative of the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs that repurposes construction fencing and sidewalk sheds in to a wide range of large-scale photography, digital print works, murals, and mixed-media art installations. 

Graeae And The Stables Present An Interactive Broadcast Of THE PARADISE FILES by A.A. Cristi - Sep 14, 2020

Graeae and The Stables present an Interactive Broadcast of The Paradis Files, A short documentary about the making of a new opera, followed by a Q&A with members of the creative team, Friday 25 September from 7-8pm

Anti-Flag Announces Retrospective Documentary by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 14, 2020

'Ita??s hard to sum up the life of a band in an hour and a half,a?? explains vocalist and guitarist Justin Sane of politically-fueled punk rock band Anti-Flag.

Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson Announces Two New Series in Development at Starz by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 14, 2020

Variety reports that Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson will produce two new series for Starz, under his overall deal.

VIDEO: Drew Barrymore Talks New Day Time Talk Show on CBS THIS MORNING by Stage Tube - Sep 14, 2020

Actress and producer Drew Barrymore starts a new chapter as the host and executive producer of 'The Drew Barrymore Show.'

BWW Blog: Why Study Theater in Berlin, Germany? by Student Blogger: Brigid Pfeifer - Sep 14, 2020

Soon after I first learned about the intensive, I was immediately intrigued. I wasna??t that familiar with the city but the intensive promised to offer a month long experience where we would explore the city of Berlin and the kind of theater it offers.

Drama League Accepting Stage Director Applications by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2020

The Drama League has opened the applications for its 2021 Directors Project Fellowship and Residences, offering unique opportunities for early and mid-career stage directors to advance their artistry, expand their careers, and develop and stage new work.  The deadline for completed applications is Noon (12 pm) US EDT on Monday, January 4, 2021.

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of COSMOS: POSSIBLE WORLDS on FOX - Tuesday, September 22, 2020 by TV Scoop - Sep 14, 2020

Find out what's happening on Coming Up on a New Episode of COSMOS: POSSIBLE WORLDS and if it's a new episode, airing on FOX on Tuesday, September 22, 2020!

Tony Winner Lillias White Is LIve On Broadway's Calling This Sunday by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2020

Lillias White,Tony Award Winner for The Life joins Lance Roberts ( My Fair Lady) on Broadway's Calling this Sunday, September 13th at 6pm ET/3pm PT on YouTube.

YELLOWSTONE, 42 & IRRESISTIBLE Stand Out In DEG's Watched At Home Top 20 List by A.A. Cristi - Sep 11, 2020

With another weekend around the corner, the DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group has viewing options for those looking for popular entertainment.

NPR Show Recorded At The Wallis To Air Locally On Classical KUSC by A.A. Cristi - Sep 11, 2020

The nationally-distributed NPR program From the Top recorded a live show last winter at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts with GRoW @ The Wallis, the umbrella for a robust mix of arts education and outreach programs at The Wallis, that will air locally on Classical KUSC (FM 91.5), on Sunday, October 4, 6 pm.

BWW Exclusive: Michelle Vezilj Premieres New Single 'SAD GIRLS DON'T CRY' by David Clarke - Sep 14, 2020

Michelle Vezilj is an accomplished actress, comedienne, writer, and singer-songwriter. She recently played a sold out concert at Los Angeles' fabled Troubadour, and now she is officially releasing the music video for her latest single, the breathtakingly poignant 'SAD GIRLS DON'T CRY,' on Friday, September 18, 2020; however, BroadwayWorld has exclusively been granted early access to the gorgeous video and evocative song.

Marigolds+Monsters Releasing 'Glow' Full-Length on October 16 by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 11, 2020

Matthew James Malpass is an American musician, producer, engineer, mixer, and singer/songwriter from Augusta, Georgia.

Marion Cotillard, Matt Berry Join THE INVENTOR by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 11, 2020

Variety reports that Marion Cotillard and Matt Berry have joined the cast of stop motion animated film 'The Inventor.'

Guerilla Opera Announces A Season Of Transformation by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2020

Nimble, resourceful, transformative, that's the Guerillas of Boston in a nutshell. In their 14th season they have expanded their digital programming to give you so much more!

The Music Center to Offer John Lewis GOOD TROUBLE Documentary by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2020

The Music Center today announced the opportunity for Angelenos to join in a nationwide watch of the riveting new documentary John Lewis: Good Trouble, which looks at the impact of Lewis' life and work. In collaboration with over 60 of the nation's arts and cultural institutions, The Music Center is making it possible for Angelenos to rent the film directly from Magnolia Pictures and take part in a free, live virtual conversation about John Lewis's remarkable legacy. Representative John Lewis of Georgiaa?"Freedom Rider and Congressman, Presidential Medal of Freedom honoree and conscience of the nationa?"served the cause of social justice for decades, both as an elected representative and as a groundbreaking activist whose fervent belief in getting into a?oegood trouble, necessary troublea?? for the cause of racial equality changed the United States. 

Kravis Center Brings History Alive This Month With Two Inspiring Virtual Presentations by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2020

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is bringing history alive this month with two inspiring and timely virtual presentations.


Check It Out!
Use What You Got
A Lovely Day to Be Out of Jail
Oh, Daddy
A Piece of the Action
The Oldest Profession
Don't Take Much
Hey, Daddy
Go Home
You Can't Get to Heaven
My Body
Why Don't They Leave Us Alone
Easy Money
He's No Good
I'm Leaving You
The Hookers' Ball
Step Right Up
Mr. Greed
My Way or the Highway
People Magazine
We Had a Dream
"Someday" Is for Suckers
My Friend
We Gotta Go
The Street
Getting Too Old
Working Girls
Reefer Man
Signifyin' Monkey
Lucky Me
Was That a Smile
The Life has had 4 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1990, Off-Broadway which opened in 1990, Broadway which opened in 1997 and Broadway which opened in 1997.



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