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Second Stage Theatre (New York, NY)
307 West 43rd Street (at 8th Avenue)

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Second Stage's Broadway Renovation Receives Over $14M from the City
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

The NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, New York City Council, Manhattan Borough President's Office, and Second Stage Theater today announced that the renovation of the historic Hayes Theater in Midtown Manhattan received $2.35 million in new funding added in this year's City budget. (more...)

Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG, Starring Michael Urie, Begins Tonight at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song was recently extended for two additional weeks of performances at Second Stage Theater and will now play through Sunday, December 3. Directed by Mois s Kaufman, Torch Song begins previews tonight, September 26, and officially opens on October 19 at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW - Sep 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2017 for New Jersey (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW - Sep 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2017 for Denver (more...)

Houston Symphony presents Symphonic Spooktacular at Miller
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

The Houston Symphony presents Symphonic Spooktacular, an evening of spooky classics of the orchestral repertoire to celebrate the arrival of Halloween season. The program will take place at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 15, at Miller Outdoor Theatre. (more...)

Anna Chlumsky, Becky Ann Baker, Adam Pally and More to Star in CARDINAL at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Second Stage Theater has announced complete casting for the world premiere of GREG PIERCE's play, Cardinal, directed by KATE WHORISKEY. (more...)

Performances of A CHRISTMAS CAROL Begin Next Month at Ford's Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

Beginning November 16, acclaimed actor Craig Wallace returns to Ford's Theatre to play Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol a production heralded as a rich visual and vocal treat (TheaterMania) and infectiously jolly (Washington Post). Performances continue through December 31, 2017. (more...)

TORCH SONG, Starring Michael Urie, Adds Final Week at Second Stage Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Due to overwhelmingly strong ticket sales, the critically acclaimed production of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song has added one final week of performances, announced Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director). The production will now play through Saturday, December 9 and will not be able to extend further. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 10/20/2017
by BWW - Oct 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2017 for Denver (more...)

Douglas Carter Beane's TO WONG FOO Musical Will Get Readings This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Twenty-two years ago a struggling playwright wrote his first screenplay as a writing sample. It ended up being produced by Steven Spielberg, filmed with an all-star cast and became the #1 movie in America as well as a ground breaking LGBTQ film and a cult favorite with a large and devoted following. Five time Tony nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane returns to his original script of To Won Foo to see if it is stage worthy. (more...)

Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG, Starring Michael Urie, Opens Tonight at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song, directed by Mois s Kaufman, opens tonight at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street). The production will play an extended run through Sunday, December 3. (more...)

RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Comes To Folsom For Four Performances
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific offers a delightful and contemporary take on the classic story. A lush production that features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and the moments we all remember the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more plus some surprising new twists. Included in Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella are some of Rodgers + Hammerstein's most beloved songs, including In My Own Little Corner, Impossible/It's Possible and Ten Minutes Ago, in this hilarious and romantic Broadway experience for anyone who's ever had a wish, a dream... or a really great pair of shoes. Cinderella and her Prince have been REBORN! They might be BROADWAY'S COUPLE OF THE YEAR (New York Magazine). (more...)

Photo Flash: Cheyenne Jackson, Jenna Ushkowitz, Tonya Pinkins and More Attend HELLO AGAIN Film Premiere in NYC
by Movies News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

The New York premiere of the film HELLO AGAIN took place last night, Monday, November 6, at Cin polis Chelsea in NYC. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Breaking: Another Op'nin'! Kelli O'Hara Will Lead Roundabout's KISS ME, KATE Revival in 2019
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Broadway is going to get hot in 2019. Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) just announced a new Broadway production of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate starring Kelli O'Hara in the hilarious duo leading roles of Kate and Lilli Vanessi. (more...)

Rob Riley, William Dick, Deanna Dunagan, Mary Beth Fisher and More to Star in BLIND DATE at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev go head-to-head in Blind Date, a new play by Rogelio Martinez directed by Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls. Today, Falls announced his cast for the world-premiere production, which features as characters some of the figures who shaped the political landscapes of the 1980s and beyond. (more...)

Mark Blum, Debra Monk and More Join Jamie Brewer in Roundabout's AMY AND THE ORPHANS; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the complete cast of the world-premiere production Amy and the Orphans, by Roundabout Underground alumna Lindsey Ferrentino (Ugly Lies the Bone), with direction by eight-time Tony Award nominee Scott Ellis (She Loves Me, On the Twentieth Century). (more...)

Bel Powley Rounds Out Cast of Second Stage's LOBBY HERO on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Second Stage Theater has announced that Bel Powley will join the previously announced Michael Cera, Chris Evans, and Brian Tyree Henry, to complete the cast of Kenneth Lonergan's Lobby Hero, directed by Trip Cullman. (more...)

David Hyde Pierce to Play 'Scrooge' in The Acting Company's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Benefit Reading
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

The Acting Company has announced a one-night-only benefit reading of Crispin Whittell's adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, December 11 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues). (more...)

Taylor Louderman, Ashley Park, and Kate Rockwell Will Host the Drama League Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

The Drama League has announced, today, that Taylor Louderman, Ashley Park, andKate Rockwell - the three 'Plastics' from this season's production of Mean Girls - will co-host the 84th Annual Drama League Awards on Friday, May 18, 2018. (more...)

HAIR In Provincetown Announces Casting & Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

HAIR The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical is a Broadway cult classic with book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado and music by Galt MacDermot. (more...)

MY FAIR LADY's Donald Holder Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Musical
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Donald Holder has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Musical for MY FAIR LADY. (more...)

Johnny Galecki's SCIJINKS Premiering 5/16 on Science Channel
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

Using cutting-edge science as the foundation for outrageous stunts and practical jokes, SCIJINKS, the all-new science prank show hosted by Johnny Galecki, will premiere Today, May 16 at 10 PM ET/PT on Science Channel . Galecki orchestrates a team of inventive scientists who use science to feed people's minds, and to mess with their heads. Galecki's Alcide Bava Productions, and A. Smith & Co. Productions are producing the series, which is comprised of eight 30-minute episodes. (more...)

Bickford Theatre Announces Cast of A DOG STORY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

The Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum has announced the cast for the New Jersey premiere of the musical comedy A Dog Story. A hit in its Off-Broadway run in late 2016, the play will be directed by Bickford Theatre Producing Artistic Director Eric Hafen. A Dog Story will be performed from April 12 - 22, 2018. The book of the show was written by Eric H. Weinberger with music and lyrics by Gayla D. Morgan. (more...)

Blair Brown Joins the Cast of MARY PAGE MARLOWE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

Second Stage Theater has announced that Tony Award winner BLAIR BROWN will join the previously announced EMMA GEER, TATIANA MASLANY and SUSAN POURFAR in the New York Premiere of TRACY LETTS' acclaimed play, MARY PAGE MARLOWE, directed by LILA NEUGEBAUER. (more...)

Breaking: Lilli Cooper, Sarah Stiles, and More Complete Chicago Cast of Broadway-Bound TOOTSIE!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

The complete cast for the world premiere Chicago production of the new comedy musical, TOOTSIE has just been announced. Joining previously announced Tony Award nominee SANTINO FONTANA as Michael Dorsey will be LILLI COOPER as Julie Nichols, SARAH STILES as Sandy Lester, JOHN BEHLMANN as Max Von Horn, ANDY GROTELUESCHEN as Jeff Slater, JULIE HALSTON as Rita Mallory, MICHAEL McGRATH as Stan Fields, and REG ROGERS as Ron Carlisle. (more...)

State Theatre New Jersey Presents Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

State Theatre New Jersey presents Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella on Friday, February 9, 2018 at 7:30pm and Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 2pm and 7:30pm. The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical is packed with magic, romance, and glass slippers, in addition to the Rodgers & Hammerstein's original songs like Impossible/It's Possible, In My Own Corner, Ten Minutes Ago, and more. Tickets range from $35-$98. (more...)

Anna Chlumsky, Becky Ann Baker, Adam Pally and More to Star in CARDINAL at Second Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Second Stage Theater has announced complete casting for the world premiere of GREG PIERCE's play, Cardinal, directed by KATE WHORISKEY. (more...)

SCIJINKS To Debut On Discovery Channel This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

SCIJINKS To Debut On Discovery Channel This Spring (more...)

Sideshow Theatre Announces 2018 'The Freshness Initiative Playwrights' and New Company Members
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to announce the newest playwrights chosen for its annual "The Freshness Initiative," the company's commissioning and new play development program, now in its fourth year. The 2018 Freshness Initiative will feature PRO-AM, written by Brynne Frauenhoffer and directed by Regina Victor and LORCA PLAY written by Ariel Zetina and directed by artistic director Jonathan L. Green. Free readings of the productions will be presented in July 2018 at Victory Gardens Theater. Sideshow world premieres developed through "The Freshness Initiative" include Kristiana Rae Colon's Tilikum, Philip Dawkins' The Happiest Place on Earth and Calamity West's Give It All Back. (more...)

MTC Announces Lineup for Ted Snowdon Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) is pleased to announce the lineup for this spring'sTed Snowdon Reading Series. (more...)

Broadway-Bound TOOTSIE Starring Santino Fontana Will Play Pre-Run in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

TOOTSIE's story is hitting the stage! Scott Sanders Productions announced today that the world premiere of the new comedy musical, TOOTSIE, will play a pre-Broadway engagement this fall at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 West Randolph Street, Chicago, IL) from September 11 October 14. TOOTSIE will come to Broadway in spring 2019. (more...)

Rob Riley, William Dick, Deanna Dunagan, Mary Beth Fisher and More to Star in BLIND DATE at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2018

Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev go head-to-head in Blind Date, a new play by Rogelio Martinez directed by Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls. Today, Falls announced his cast for the world-premiere production, which features as characters some of the figures who shaped the political landscapes of the 1980s and beyond. (more...)

Rupert Friend Joins Cast of CBS All Access' STRANGE ANGEL
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

CBS All Access announced today that Emmy Award nominee Rupert Friend ( Homeland ) has joined the cast of its upcoming original drama series, STRANGE ANGEL. (more...)

Photo Coverage: It's Showtime! On the Starry Red Carpet for Williamstown Theatre Festival's Gala
by Walter McBride - Feb 6, 2018

Just last night, the Tony Award-winning and acclaimed Williamstown Theatre Festival celebrated its annual gala, honoring Gary Levine, President of Programming at Showtime® and Former Managing Director at Williamstown Theatre Festival. (more...)

Breaking: Carmen Cusack, Steven Pasquale, Matthew Broderick & More Will Star in New Shows at Williamstown Theatre Festival; Full Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

Artistic Director Mandy Greenfield has announced the Williamstown Theatre Festival 2018 Summer Season, the 64th Season for the Tony® Award-winning theatre company, which will include three world premiere plays, a world premiere musical, and much more. (more...)

Emma Geer Joins the Cast of MARY PAGE MARLOWE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced that EMMA GEER will join the previously announced TATIANA MASLANY and SUSAN POURFAR in the New York Premiere of TRACY LETTS' acclaimed play, MARY PAGE MARLOWE, directed by LILA NEUGEBAUER. (more...)

Susan Pourfar to Join Tatiana Maslany in MARY PAGE MARLOWE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced that SUSAN POURFAR will join the previously announced TATIANA MASLANY in the New York Premiere of TRACY LETTS' acclaimed play, MARY PAGE MARLOWE, directed by LILA NEUGEBAUER. (more...)

ORPHAN BLACK'S Tatiana Maslany to Star in MARY PAGE MARLOWE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced that Emmy Award Winner TATIANA MASLANY, star of the hit BBC America series, "Orphan Black," will appear in the New York Premiere of TRACY LETTS' acclaimed play, MARY PAGE MARLOWE, directed by LILA NEUGEBAUER. (more...)

Redhouse's ON GOLDEN POND Starring TV Star Fred Grandy Opens at Redhouse at City Center, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

???????Redhouse Arts Center is thrilled to inaugurate its new City Center home with Ernest Thompson's classic On Golden Pond. Performances will take place March 8-18, 2018 and will mark the first performances at the brand new Redhouse at City Center, located at 400 South Salina Street, which boasts three new theatres, an attached parking garage, full service concession, larger lobby space, and much, much more. The show will feature actor and TV star Fred Grandy, lovingly know as "Gopher" by his millions of fans around the world who watched him on the long-running TV Series The Love Boat. On Golden Pond was adapted to an academy award winning movie in 1981 which starred Henry Fonda who won the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Actor in what was his final film role. Don't miss this gorgeously witty and heart warming classic featuring an all star cast. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for Second Stage Theater's CARDINAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Tickets go on sale to the general public today, Thursday, December 7, for the world premiere production of GREG PIERCE's play, CARDINAL, directed by KATE WHORISKEY. (more...)

Take Your Pick Productions Presents LOST GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

This January 2018, Take Your Pick Productions will mount its sophomore show, the New England premiere of LOST GIRLS by John Pollono, at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts (Deane Hall). Set in New Hampshire, Lost Girls is a darkly comedic drama about the strength of the women in a dysfunctional blue-collar New England family. It will run from January 12th through January 21st, 2018. (more...)

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, and More Sign On as Muny Season 100 Creatives
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for The Muny's 2018 centennial season, which opens on June 11 with the first production in the world of Jerome Robbins' Broadway since it's Tony - award winning Broadway and national tour productions. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for Second Stage's LOBBY HERO, Starring Michael Cera and More, on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Tickets go on sale to the general public today, Wednesday, December 13 at 1 PM ET for Second Stage Theater's Broadway premiere of KENNETH LONERGAN's LOBBY HERO, directed by TRIP CULLMAN and starring MICHAEL CERA, CHRIS EVANS, BRIAN TYREE HENRY, and BEL POWLEY. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 13, 2018
by - Aug 13, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Five-Time Tony Award Nominee Douglas Carter Beane Directs A Reading Of His New Play
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

Villanova Theatre presents a staged reading of The Behavior of Light, written and directed by Broadway playwright and Hollywood screenwriter, Douglas Carter Beane. Perhaps best known for his screenplay To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar as well as his award-winning work on musicals Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, Sister Act, Xanadu and Lysistrata Jones, Beane is playwright-in-residence at Villanova University this spring. The acclaimed writer has been working alongside undergraduate and graduate students on a new play development process culminating in a public reading April 27-29, 2018. The Behavior of Light is sure to capture the hearts and imaginations of audiences far and wide. (more...)

Johnny Galecki Prank Series SCIJINKS Premieres May 16 on Science Channel
by TV News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Using cutting-edge science as the foundation for outrageous stunts and practical jokes, SCIJINKS, the all-new science prank show hosted by Johnny Galecki, will premiere Wednesday, May 16 at 10 PM ET/PT on Science Channel . Galecki orchestrates a team of inventive scientists who use science to feed people's minds, and to mess with their heads. Galecki's Alcide Bava Productions, and A. Smith & Co. Productions are producing the series, which is comprised of eight 30-minute episodes. (more...)

Johnny Galecki's SCIJINKS Premiering 5/16 on Science Channel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Using cutting-edge science as the foundation for outrageous stunts and practical jokes, SCIJINKS, the all-new science prank show hosted by Johnny Galecki, will premiere Wednesday, May 16 at 10 PM ET/PT on Science Channel . Galecki orchestrates a team of inventive scientists who use science to feed people's minds, and to mess with their heads. Galecki's Alcide Bava Productions, and A. Smith & Co. Productions are producing the series, which is comprised of eight 30-minute episodes. (more...)

Harriet Harris, Julie White & Christopher Sieber to Announce 2018 Drama League Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

The Drama League has announced, today, Tony® Award-winners Harriet Harris, Julie White, and Tony Award-nominee Christopher Sieber will announce the2018 Drama League Awards Nominees. (more...)

Additional Casting Announced for MARY PAGE MARLOWE Starring Tatiana Maslany
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced additional casting for the New York Premiere of TRACY LETTS' acclaimed play, MARY PAGE MARLOWE. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

The Fulton Theatre in association with Maine State Music Theatre is excited to bring to the stage, Million Dollar Quartet! The electrifying story of how 4 stars made music history! (more...)

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