The Other Side


Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I

(New York, NY)
131 West 55th Street
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
American singer-songwriter, guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and producer Jonny Polonsky has announced his new album 'Kingdom of Sleep', scheduled for release on March 6, 2020. Ahead of that, he presents the lead single 'The Weeping Souls'. Self-produced by Polonsky, this album was mixed and mastered by Mike Tholen (Chris Connelly, Revolting Cocks).
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, announced today the nominees for the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The GLAAD Media Awards honor media for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of LGBTQ people and issues. The 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards are presented by Gilead, Hyundai, and Ketel One Family-Made Vodka.
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
Esoteric Antenna is delighted to announce the release of the stunning new studio album by the legendary band Nektar. Throughout the 1970s Nektar released a series of acclaimed albums, scoring chart success in Germany (where the British band was based) and later in the USA (where the band relocated). Following the passing of original guitarist / vocalist Roye Albrighton in 2016, fellow founder members Derek “Mo” Moore (bass, vocals), Ron Howden (drums, vocals) & Mick Brockett (lyrics, visual conceptions) reunited in late 2018 along with Randy Dembo (bass, 12-string guitar), Ryche Chlanda (guitar, vocals) & Kendall Scott (keyboards) to begin work on a new album.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
Underscore Theatre Company will present its 6th annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL, created to showcase and support the growing field of musical theatre creators from Chicago and beyond. The 2020 Festival features full productions of eight new musicals, plus two pay-what-you-can staged readings and a showcase of 10-minute musicals. The Festival will be performed simultaneously on two stages from February 3 - 23, 2020 at The Edge Theater: the Broadway (5451 N. Broadway) and the Off Broadway (1133 W. Catalpa Ave.) in Chicago Edgewater neighborhood. Each full production will receive at least five performances during the Festival. Tickets are currently available at The press 'Sneak Preview,' featuring a sampling of songs from the 2020 Festival, is Monday, February 3 at 8 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
It was like a surge of electricity that filled my body and crackled in my lungs. Against the background bustle of the office in Auckland, New Zealand, where I worked, a friendly voice on the phone had just told me some of the most exciting news I'd ever heard. a?oeOkaya?? thank youa?? was all I managed to get out at the end before hanging up and grinning in disbelief. I had been accepted to study acting at the Atlantic Acting School in New York on a full scholarship. I did a little dance.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
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by E.H. Reiter - Jan 6, 2020
The most important thing to know about DEAR EVAN HANSEN which is playing at Broadway San Diego through January 12th is that you should go well hydrated because you may be in tears by the time you exit the theatre.    
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
Shakespeare's tragic tornado of familial and political civil war will take the stage at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction January 22 - February 9. For tickets and information, call (802) 296-7000 or visit Tickets start at $34 for adults and $19 for students.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) begins performances for the 16th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL on Wednesday, January 8. This popular and highly-anticipated festival of The Public's winter season will include artists from across the U.S. and around the world, including Australia, Chile, China, Japan, Mexico, Palestine, Taiwan, and the U.K. Curated by UTR Festival Director Mark Russell, this year's UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL continues to expand to venues throughout New York City, in addition to The Public Theater's home at Astor Place.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
Liverpool's Epstein Theatre is seeing in the new year with an action-packed month of theatre entertainment, live music, tributes and classic comedy, including live acoustic music from Turin Brakes, a celebration of the musical talents of The Carpenters, The Eagles, Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly and Elvis and the return of Phoenix Nights' paranomal sensation Clinton Baptiste!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
Feinstein's/54 Below has revealed in a tweet that Linda Eder will be heading back to their stage in March!
by TV News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
Country music star Tanya Tucker is known as much for her hit records as she is for making tabloid headlines. Tucker says the heartaches and struggles are all part of her success, in an interview with Bob Schieffer for CBS SUNDAY MORNING to be broadcast Sunday, Jan. 5 (9:00 AM, ET) on the CBS Television Network.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly presents “Everybody,” the award-winning, Pulitzer Prize finalist comedy that asks us to consider: What is a life well lived? Directed by Orlando Pabotoy in his PlayMakers debut, the production runs from January 22 to February 9, 2020. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
LTM's Lunchtime Lecture Series Kicks of the 60th Season with 'Murder on The Orient Express.' Free and open to the public, this lecture offers an opportunity to learn about LTM's February production, 'Murder on The Orient Express', providing background information about the play, its production history and the playwright and other artists. The discussion is an informal lecture-style with an opportunity to ask questions following the chat.
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
Country star Lauren Alaina kicked off her headlining That Girl Was Me Tour with special guest Filmore with back-to-back sold-out nights at Nashville's Exit / In (Jan. 15-16) followed by a sold-out show at 8 Seconds Saloon in Indianapolis (Jan. 18).
by Nancy Grossman - Jan 20, 2020
In 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court handed a narrow victory to a Christian baker from Colorado who refused for religious reasons to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. Hailing from a conservative North Carolina background, playwright Bekah Brunstetter is personally familiar with people like Della, the protagonist of THE CAKE, and ideally positioned to protect her and defend her humanity, while also setting her on a path to self-reflection and change. Although the story may be ripped from the headlines, Brunstetter tells it from the perspectives of a quartet of ordinary, yet multi-faceted characters, each of whom comes with a strong set of beliefs.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2020
Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) has announced Polyphonic: Celebrating PAMM's Fund for African American Art, an exhibition showcasing a selection of artworks acquired through the museum's Fund for African American Art, which allows the museum to purchase and showcase contemporary art by African American and African diasporic artists for its permanent collection.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Tony Award-nominated singer, actress and writer Melissa Errico, has starred on Broadway in Anna Karenina, My Fair Lady, High Society and many other stellar productions.
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Best Coast -- comprised of Bethany Cosentino (guitar, vocals) and Bobb Bruno (guitar) -- will release their fourth studio album, Always Tomorrow, on February 21, 2020 via Concord Records. Always Tomorrow, produced by Carlos de la Garza with additional production by Justin Meldal-Johnsen (Paramore, M83), is the band's first album of new studio material since their acclaimed 2015 record California Nights. The band previewed a new song from Always Tomorrow, entitled “For The First Time,” to an incredible response this past fall; today they share “Everything Has Changed,” whose video, directed by Ryan Baxley, features a number of people from one of Bethany's favorite shows -- Vanderpump Rules.  
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
American singer-songwriter, guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and producer Jonny Polonsky has announced his new album 'Kingdom of Sleep', scheduled for release on March 6, 2020. Ahead of that, he presents the lead single 'The Weeping Souls'. Self-produced by Polonsky, this album was mixed and mastered by Mike Tholen (Chris Connelly, Revolting Cocks).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Puffin, an imprint of Penguin Random House UK Children's, has acquired the first children's fiction title from No.1 Sunday Times bestseller and West End actress Carrie Hope Fletcher. World Rights were acquired by Carmen McCullough at Penguin Random House Children's from Hannah Ferguson at Hardman & Swainson with publication set for September 2020, to coincide with the 125th anniversary of Noel Streatfeild's birth and the 80th anniversary of Puffin.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Last Thursday, we noticed that an engagement was quietly added to the schedule of London's famed The Crazy Coqs at Brasserie Zedel. The announcement was for a debut of Amy Shaughnessy, directed by Richard Jay-Alexander. We knew nothing about it, so, since both are friends of BroadwayWorld, we reached out.
by TV Scoop - Jan 14, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of FRESH OFF THE BOAT, airing on ABC on Friday, January 24, 2020!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Possum Point Players open their 2020 season with the stage adaptation of the iconic 1967 film, 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner.' Show dates are January 31, and February 1, 2, 7, 8 and 9 at Possum Hall, 441 Old Laurel Highway in Georgetown.
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Brooklyn-based performer, Raquel Cion, is coming back for a January-March 2020 residency of her cabaret, Me & Mr. Jones: My Intimate Relationship with David Bowie at Pangea, located at 178 Second Avenue New York, NY 10003. The 90-minute cabaret explores the lifelong “soul love” that Cion has for David Bowie's artistry and David Jones's humanity.
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Singer and songwriter Dave Simonett has announced Spring tour dates in support of his upcoming album Red Tail, which will be released on March 13th via Thirty Tigers. Widely known and loved as the lead singer, guitarist and songwriter for the revered roots band Trampled By Turtles, Red Tail marks the first time that Simonett has recorded a collection of solo material under his own name.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019
The McKittrick Hotel (530 West 27th Street, NYC), home of Sleep No More, announces its spellbinding experience, Speakeasy Magick, is relocating to The Lodge at Gallow Green. Performances in the hotel's winter rooftop hideaway begin on December 27.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019
Rivendell Theatre Ensemble announces its 2020 Season including the World Premieres of The Tasters by Meghan Brown, directed by RTE member Devon de Mayo and Spay by Madison Fiedler and directed by RTE member Hallie Gordon, as well as 45 Plays for America's First Ladies by Chloe Johnston, Sharon Greene, Genevra Gallo-Bayiates, Bilal Dardai, and Andy Bayiates, in a co-production with Chicago's The Neo-Futurists. All productions will be performed at Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Avenue in Chicago.
by Chantal Kunst - Dec 7, 2019
We Will Rock You. A worldwide phenomenon, where millions of theatregoers enjoy the rock brilliance by the immortal music of Queen. PeepArrow Entertainment is one if the most important live entertainment companies of Italy and for this production joined forces with TEC Entertainment.
by Cindy Marcolina - Dec 4, 2019
The third offering of the newly opened Immersive LDN has become a festive classic over the years. Alexander Wright's adaptation of A Christmas Carol is known to appear at a different location every year; Scrooge's Parlour has relocated to the lower ground floor of the venue (which is also hosting their other talk of the town - The Great Gatsby and The Wolf of Wall Street - whose faint noises you can hear in the distance if you pay enough attention).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
The Fred Ebb Foundation (Mitchell S. Bernard, Trustee) in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) presented the fifteenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Angela Sclafani & Benjamin Velez. The award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, was presented by Kate Baldwin on Monday, December 2nd from 6-8pm at a by-invitation-only ceremony in the Penthouse Lounge of The American Airlines Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2019
Casting has been announced for the upcoming New York City premiere of Leaving the Blues, a new play by Jewelle Gomez, directed by Mark Finley. Rosalind Brown (original Broadway productions of Footloose and One Mo' Time) will play the lead role of Alberta Hunter, the great American jazz singer and songwriter. The cast also features Michael Michele Lynch, Joy Suddath, Cooper Sutton, Benjamin Mapp, Ameerah Briggs, Tsebiyah Mishael Derry and Erik Ransom.
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
Paramount Network announced today the additional casting of series regulars Adriana Paz, Kristyan Ferrer, Octavio Pisano, Cynthia Kaye McWilliams and Julio Cedillo in its new scripted drama series Coyote. Coyote, which stars Emmy(R) Award-winning Michael Chiklis and Juan Pablo Raba, comes to Paramount Network from MacLaren Entertainment, Dark Horse Entertainment and Sony Pictures Television. The series is scheduled to premiere in 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
Join the Des Moines Community Playhouse on Dec. 13, 2019, for The Little Engine That Could. This story is the lastest in the 2019-20 season of Friday Funday, a creative participatory story theatre program for children ages 4-6. Performances are at the Playhouse, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, at 9:30 AM, 10:45 AM, and 1:30 PM. Shows are approximately 45 minutes in length. IRIS provides audio description upon request at the 10:45 AM performance. Admission is $6 per person, adults and children. Tickets may be purchased online at, by phone at 515-277-6261, or at the Playhouse ticket office, 831 42nd St.
by Rakaputra Paputungan - Dec 28, 2019
Stephen Sondheim's cerebral, minimalist COMPANY might not be an obvious choice for a community theater here in Indonesia where musicals are still often seen as jazz-hands and kicklines, but director Fonnyta Amran and JPAC (Jakarta Performing Arts Community) made it work. The production of COMPANY was as game-changing as its original Broadway counterpart back in the day.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2019
Brooklyn-based performer, Raquel Cion, is coming back for a January-March 2020 residency of her cabaret, Me & Mr. Jones: My Intimate Relationship with David Bowie at Pangea, located at 178 Second Avenue New York, NY 10003. The 90-minute cabaret explores the lifelong 'soul love' that Cion has for David Bowie's artistry and David Jones's humanity.
by Carolan Trbovich - Dec 22, 2019
Special Holiday Posting - Olivia Newton-John Trifecta! Meet & Grease Details, Autobiography Review & Intimate Interview
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019
The 1950's are coming back to Stagecrafters with Forever Plaid, onstage January 17 through February 9, 2020, at the Baldwin Theatre, 415 South Lafayette, Royal Oak, MI 48067.
by Fiona Scott - Dec 19, 2019
Sara Bareilles spoke to BroadwayWorld UK about returning to the Waitress diner on the other side of the Atlantic!
by TV News Desk - Dec 18, 2019
Sundance Institute adds three feature films to the 2020 Sundance Film Festival's robust slate of independent work today, alongside previously announced work. The Institute also confirmed that previously-announced Special Event, Love Fraud, will screen on Day One of the Festival. The Festival will take place in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort January 23–February 2, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019
See a full line up of shows coming tot Luther Burbank Center for the Arts January and February!
by Joe Lombardi - Dec 15, 2019
Fans of David Bowie's music - and especially his lyrics - should immediately stop reading this review and book tickets to see the very limited run of Where Are We Now.  Then come back and continuing reading!  With a $26 top ticket price, this is one of the greatest cabaret values in New York City.  The version of 'Heroes' is musically gorgeous and absolutely unforgettable.  I would argue the best one ever.  I would be right.
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 15, 2019
The cabaret sensation will help the patrons of 54 Below ring in the New Year with a brand new show... and this time he's doing something he has never done before.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019
KCRW's wildly popular politics show Left, Right & Center comes to The Broad Stage on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 8:00pm for a special live show just five days Super Tuesday, the biggest day of primary election voting in the Presidential campaign. Left, Right & Center Live! is KCRW's acclaimed radio show/podcast for people on both sides of the political aisle, and everywhere in between.
by Rakaputra Paputungan - Dec 11, 2019
As the inaugural show at the newly opened Amani Palladium Theater, LSPR Teatro's THE KING AND I was satisfyingly entertaining, though with some obvious room for improvement. The production ran for four days from 21 through 24 November 2019 and was directed by Bartolomeus K. Putra.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019
Brooklyn-based performer, Raquel Cion, is coming back for a January-March 2020 residency of her cabaret, Me & Mr. Jones: My Intimate Relationship with David Bowie at Pangea, located at 178 Second Avenue New York, NY 10003. 
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 10, 2019
BWW Cabaret Editor invites the journalists on the team to an informal discussion about the art form of cabaret, their passion, and what excited them in 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
Drawing on real-life testimonies and featuring an all-female cast of migrant actors from Angola to Lithuania, Inédit Theatre Award-winning French playwright Simon Grangeat explores the history of the West's obsession with walls, who is allowed in and who is kept out.
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