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The Overwhelming - 2007 - Off-Broadway


Laura Pels Theatre

(New York, NY)
Harold & Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre 111 West 46th Street
by Stephi Wild - May 8, 2020
Today we're checking in with Hampstead Theatre. We chatted with Roxana Silbert, Hampstead Theatre's Artistic Director and Joint Chief Executive.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
When COVID-19 overwhelmed the world in early 2020 and affected the future of in-person, live gatherings, LA TI DO Productions (LTD) came to a standstill like many organizations of its kind.
by TV News Desk - May 14, 2020
The North Fork TV Festival announced today that submissions for the fifth annual independent pilot competition will open on Tuesday, May 12 via FilmFreeway (
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020
The Chloé and Maud Foundation will present a global Tap-A-Thon hosted by Emmy Award nominated choreographer Chloe Arnold and her sister, internationally renowned tap dancer Maud Arnold on Instagram Live (@syncladies) Sunday, May 24 from 9am-1pm PST.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2020
Nightwood Theatre has released the following statement regarding their livestreamed reading of All the Little Animals I Have Eaten.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2020
With sadness and regret, today Music Director Elisa Citterio and Executive Director Carol Kehoe announced the cancellation of the remainder of Tafelmusik's 2019/20 season due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic.
by Michael Dale - Mar 23, 2020
When thinking of site-specific theatre, visions of following actors through a forest as they play out A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM or sitting in a musty old playhouse for a performance of FOLLIES may dance through your head, but in these days of government-regulated social distancing necessitating the suspension of live performances, one must think even further outside of the black box.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2020
On 18 March the Prime Minister announced a ban on non-essential gatherings of more than 100 people, effective immediately and in NSW the ban is in force until midnight on 16 June 2020. The immediate effect of this ban is a closure of The Joan's three theatres.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2020
PP&VA has suspended all performances and talks until at least May 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2020
In light of the overwhelming situation that has played out due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Undermain Theatre wants to keep you updated on the steps we are taking.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2020
The Rolling Thunder Vietnam 2020 tour of Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney (State Theatre and Sydney Coliseum Theatre) has been postponed.
by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2020
On Tuesday, March 17, Good Morning America took time during their broadcast to talk about Laura Benanti's recent social media video inviting students to share songs from the high school musicals they won't be able to perform in due to the recent school shutdown. What Benanti called 'Sunshine Songs' has received thousands of videos from students all around the country and has received a big internet response, even seeing some of Broadway's biggest stars like Ben Platt and Lin-Manuel Miranda reacting.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2020
Arizona Broadway Theatre (ABT) finds it most important to heed the recent recommendation from Governor Ducey's office to protect the health and safety of its patrons, employees and community during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
A three-month postponement has been announced for the Chicago production of Be More Chill.
by Vince Vicentuan - Mar 11, 2020
Good musicals are like magnets a?' they attract crowds from near and far that not even pervasive talks of a global pandemic could stop them from inflicting their charm on their willing patrons.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2020
This week's episode of Manoa Valley Theatre's new live streaming video series called MVT Live, features two dynamic and creative entertainers.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2020
A new survey from the Spokane Public Facilities District indicates that the majority attendees are wanting to return to attending live events in the upcoming months. The survey was open for one week and received nearly 7,000 unique submissions.
by Student Blogger: Spencer Hall - Jun 4, 2020
When deciding to pursue an education in Musical Theatre, it took a lot of convincing to my peers, counselors, and voice teachers that I'd be ready to go for it. My parents on the other hand were incredibly supportive, so that's something I was truly grateful for. However, nothing prepared me for what took place in some of those audition rooms.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
Aleshea Harris, Whitney White and The Movement Theatre Company have created Resilience- a digital initiative, which consists of an online love letter drive (@loveletterstoblackpeople on Instagram) and a video titled soft light, written by Aleshea Harris, directed by Whitney White and produced by The Movement Theatre Company.
by TV News Desk - Jun 24, 2020
Sky and AMC today announced the season two pickup of the hit series Gangs of London produced by Pulse Films in association with SISTER for Sky Studios.  AMC is on board as co-producer for season two.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2020
#ATXtheatre, a collaboration of 100+ theatres in the Austin area release findings of recent survey on a?oeHow do you feel about attending the theatre?a?? Available for public response May 28 a?" June 17, the survey was created by several area live theatre venue managers and administered by the HBMG Foundation.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2020
Orlando Repertory Theatre will welcome Broadway star Michael James Scott, as he presents a?oeMichael James Scott's Broadway Challengea?? on July 20-21, for grades 7th a?" 12th. Space is VERY limited to first-come, first-served registrations.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2020
Today we're checking in with Movement Theatre Company!
by Stage Tube - Jul 9, 2020
An all-star line-up of Chicago natives and stars who got their start in the Windy City have come together for a new music video, performing the Blues anthem a?oeSweet Home Chicago.a?? 
by TV News Desk - Jul 9, 2020
Nickelodeon announced today that it has greenlit a 20-episode second season of its new hit animated series, It's Pony, which follows the comedic adventures of Annie and her best friend, who just so happens to be an enthusiastic, impulsive, and carefree pony.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020
In response to the British government's announcement that indoor performances with socially distanced audiences will be possible from 1 August, Wigmore Hall Director John Gilhooly will unveil ambitious plans for the autumn season at a one-off re-opening concert on 1 August.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020
Frozen Light create multi-sensory theatre for audiences with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD). We tour extensively across the UK and, when on the road, we spend an awful lot of time with our audiences.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2020
Scenes for Survival, the ongoing digital project created by the National Theatre of Scotland, continues to entertain audiences with new weekly releases across BBC and National Theatre of Scotland online platforms.
by TV News Desk - Jul 27, 2020
Legendary UK trio, Doves will release their first new album in 11 years, The Universal Want, September 11 through IMPERIAL (US) + Virgin/EMI (UK).
by Peter Danish - Jul 16, 2020
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020
On Saturday, July 18, and Sunday, July 19, Grammy Award-winning duo Rodrigo y Gabriela, DAWN, Jade Novah, Shea Diamond, Sarah Jeffery, and Jamie Campbell Bower will participate in a virtual concert featuring an inspiring lineup of more than 30 musical artists.
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2020
'Family Dollar,' the title track from Nelson Kempf's debut album is about something we've likely all faced at one time or another: money troubles. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2020
The BIPOC Arts Coalition has announced its formation to support BIPOC communities that have been historically underserved and under-resourced - the very communities that today are disproportionately affected by COVID-19, in terms of both community health and economic impact.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020
The Toronto Fringe's first ever digital festival, the Fringe Collective, wrapped up yesterday after offering 12 days of digital programming to Fringe lovers across Toronto and the world, with over 42% of viewers being non-local. The festival featured pre-recorded video, audio, and written content from 52 companies that were slated to be part of the 2020 Toronto Fringe Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
Ballet Hispánico continued its celebration of 50 years of uniting people through dance with Noche Unidos on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
The South African State Theatre (SAST) will move online to stream the critically acclaimed Marikana-The Musical from 12 August to 06 September 2020. The theatre has yet again succumbed to the insatiable public demand for this theatrical powerhouse.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2020
The Imagen Foundation President Helen Hernandez today announced 114 nominees in 20 categories for this year's 35th Annual Imagen Awards.
by TV News Desk - Aug 3, 2020
HBO Max announced today that the first batch of its stand-up programming will debut on the platform on Thursday, August 20th.
by TV News Desk - Apr 9, 2020
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, located in Bethel, NY at the historic site of the greatest festival of all time, is asking those who attended Woodstock over 50 years ago to join the Alumni Registry.
by TV News Desk - Apr 7, 2020
Out May 29th (digital) and June 12th (physical) on Don Giovanni Records, Untenable is the sophomore full-length by Washington, D.C.'s Bad Moves.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020
Geffen Playhouse today announced a four-week extension for The Present, its world premiere live, virtual and interactive theatrical experience written and performed by master illusionist, storyteller and Geffen alum Helder Guimarães. Directed by Academy Award nominee Frank Marshall (Jurassic World, Indiana Jones, Goonies, Back to the Future), the initial four-week run sold out in less than one hour.  
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2020
As the theatre industry and wider society reels from the unprecedented shock of the coronavirus outbreak and COVID-19 pandemic, many producers and artists are taking the initiative to share work and support each other during these difficult times.
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2020
Following the overwhelming support and success of LIVE FROM QUARANTINE WEEKEND 1, alternative band Magic Giant are thrilled to announce the line up for LIVE FROM QUARANTINE WEEKEND 2. The entirely digital music festival will feature appearances from Alex Ebert (Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros), Hailey Knox, Jonthan Russell (The Head And The Heart), Lauren Ruth Ward, LP, Mondo Cozmo, Vincint, and Nicholas Petricca (Walk The Moon).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2020
Asolo Repertory Theatre and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training announced their 2020-21 seasons today in a virtual event broadcast via Facebook and YouTube Live.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020
Papatango Theatre Company today announced the ten winning monologues from their Isolated But Open - Voices From Across The Shutdown initiative. Filmed performances of the monologues are available now for free on Papatango's website (, alongside the publication of each monologue as a free online PDF by Nick Hern Books.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2020
Due to current government guidelines resulting in a delay to the production, the producers of SISTER ACT announced today that performances in London and on tour have now been rescheduled.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020
The Academy of American Poets will present Shelter In Poems: A Virtual Reading on Thursday, April 30, at 7:30 pm EDT, the organization's first-ever virtual poetry reading, inspired by the overwhelming number of people turning to poetry for comfort during the current global crisis.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2020
After the overwhelming feedback Henning Rübsam received upon releasing his 2015 work 'And there was Morning' online via his YouTube channel DanceArtJoy this past Sunday,  he decided to make one archival work of his company SENSEDANCE public for free on every Sunday during the current crisis.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2020
Broadway Bound Theatre Festival is excited to announce this year's stellar line-up that will kick off its 2020 season at Theatre Row this August. That's right. This August.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2020
Open Stage, a regional theatre in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, will be hosting a live-stream presentation of their upcoming production of Angels in America.