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44th Street Theatre

(New York, NY)
216 W. 44th St.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017
The Australian Ballet today announced its 2018 program, a celebration of the powerhouse of creativity provided by the choreographers, dancers, musicians and artisans who bring each of the company's productions to life.
by Liz Cearns - Sep 19, 2016
Spectrum Theatre Company is pleased to bring you ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, playing OCTOBER 20TH - 30th on stage at The Boyd Vance Theater at the George Washington Carver Museum. Once on This Island is a one-act musical with a book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty. Based on the 1985 novel My Love, My Love; or, The Peasant Girl by Rosa Guy, it is set in the French Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean Sea. The show includes elements of the Romeo and Juliet story and elements of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Little Mermaid. It concerns a peasant girl on a tropical island, who uses the power of love to bring together people of different social classes. The original Broadway production ran from 1990 to 1991, and the West End production opened in 1994, where it won the 1995 Olivier Award for Best New Musical.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2020
Pittsburg Community Theatre has announce two shows as part of its 2020-2021 Mainstage season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016
Spectrum Theatre Company is pleased to bring you ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, playing OCTOBER 20TH - 30th on stage at The Boyd Vance Theater at the George Washington Carver Museum. Once on This Island is a one-act musical with a book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty. Based on the 1985 novel My Love, My Love; or, The Peasant Girl by Rosa Guy, it is set in the French Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean Sea. The show includes elements of the Romeo and Juliet story and elements of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Little Mermaid. It concerns a peasant girl on a tropical island, who uses the power of love to bring together people of different social classes. The original Broadway production ran from 1990 to 1991, and the West End production opened in 1994, where it won the 1995 Olivier Award for Best New Musical.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 15, 2019
For audience members who saw Once On This Island during its recent Tony Award-winning revival on Broadway, actress Tamyra Gray has some pointers in regard to the show's national tour, which launches tonight at Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center: a?oeThere's a new set-up,a?? she explains. a?oeSince we are no longer in the round, our set has been restructured and it's really, really cool: It's like you've walked into this village and you're watching events unfold.a??
by Christina Mancuso - Nov 22, 2013
The adventure continues In Wonderland and Beyond. A different quest takes all the Wonderland Kings to new lands. 'Beyond Wonderland' is a continuing tale of double trouble, battles and bloodshed, heart-pounding sex and discoveries. As the Queen of all Queens faces new challenges and becomes the King maker, readers will embark on a riveting saga that will take them further into an abyss of deceit, thrills, lies and uncontrollable emotions.
by Barry Lenny - May 25, 2015
The original production received critical acclaim but, by comparison, this production makes that one look rather tame.
by Caryn Robbins - May 17, 2011
What do Josh Young, Kait Kerrigan, Brian Lowdermilk, Marcus Stevens and Carey Brown have in common? They all grew up learning about theatre at Young People's Theatre Workshop in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. In fact, Kerrigan and Lowdermilk will be teaching a workshop on June 27th at YPTW's Theatre Arts Overnight Camp. The camp is a 5 night camp held at Eastern University in St. Davids, PA. Go to YPTW.org for more information.
by Alessia De Stefano - May 15, 2018
Lo scorso Primo Maggio Leslie Odom Jr. (Hamilton) e Katharine McPhee (Waitress) hanno annunciato le nominations dei Tony Awards 2018 che, anche quest'anno, si terranno al Radio City Music Hall di New York il 10 Giugno. I premi saranno presentati da Josh Groban (The Great Comet) e Sara Bareilles (Waitress, Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert) entrambi nominati nelle scorse edizioni e che per la prima volta saliranno sul palco come presentatori.
by Julie Musbach - May 14, 2018
Folger Theatre concludes its 2017/18 season with a special engagement of George Bernard Shaw's epic portrait of Saint Joan, presented by the acclaimed New York-based Bedlam theater company. Saint Joan will be directed by Bedlam's Artistic Director Eric Tucker (the award-winning director of Sense and Sensibility at Folger Theatre) and features a cast of four, including Tucker, playing over 25 parts. Aundria Brown is the martyred heroine of France, Joan of Arc.
by Debbie Hall - Mar 6, 2020
An island girl with big dreams and a bigger heart brings her people together in the Tony Award-winning musical (2018 Best Revival of a Musical) Once On This Island. The revival will perform during its limited engagement tour at The Smith Center on March 10-15.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2013
The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) is pleased to announce the spectacular production of the Tony Award-nominated musical Once on this Island at the Geoff Gibbs Theatre from today, 16 - 23 March 2013.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2013
The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) is pleased to announce the spectacular production of the Tony Award-nominated musical Once on this Island at the Geoff Gibbs Theatre from 16 - 23 March 2013. And WAAPA's 2013 music program will be kicked off in spectacular style with the WAAPA Jazz Super Group in their debut performance, performing Jazz Dimensions at the Music Auditorium today, 14 March 2013.
by Christine Swerczek - Jun 29, 2018
SNAP! Productions and South High Magnet School have done it again. I don't know what it is about this collaboration, but they seem to have the magic touch.
by Roger Catlin - Jun 1, 2018
It was 40 years ago this week that the Ballet Nacional de Cuba made its historic U.S. debut at the Kennedy Center. There, the remarkable Alicia Alonso was not only artistic director but star performer, who became a ballet force at the American Ballet Theatre and elsewhere despite an eye condition she had since a teenager that caused partial blindness.
by Joseph Baker - Jul 28, 2014
Hattiloo Theatre, the shiny 'new kid on the block' in the midtown theatre district of Memphis, has shed its 'ugly duckling' feathers and suddenly become a sleek swan; no longer limited in facilities and seating, it has taken exotic flight with a fanciful musical staging of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty's calypso-driven ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, based on Rosa Guy's MY LOVE, MY LOVE; or, THE PEASANT GIRL.
by Steve Callahan - Jul 15, 2015
From the moment that Scott Schoonover raised his baton to invoke that incredible athletic overture it was re-confirmed to me that DON GIOVANNI is indeed the zenith of 18th Century opera
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 29, 2016
As winter chill hits Northeast Georgia, things are only heating up at Gainesville Theatre Alliance with their production of Once on this Island as part of its annual February Festival of plays. This Olivier Award-winning musical runs Feb. 9-20 at Brenau's Hosch Theatre in the John S. Burd Performing Arts Center 429 Academy St., Gainesville.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2011
Created in the early 1960s by Asaf Messerer, the ballet 'Class Concert' has never been seen in the United States. American balletomanes will finally have the opportunity to delight in this rarely performed ballet in a LIVE HD simulcast from Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre on Sunday, January 23rd, at 11 a.m. (Eastern) at Manhattan's BIG Cinemas Theater, 239 East 59th Street.
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 19, 2017
Just last month, a music workshop was held in NYC. '[It] was absolutely thrilling.' Flaherty told BroadwayWorld. 'In collaboration with director Michael Arden, vocal designer Ann Marie Milazzo and orchestrator Michael Starobin, we explored many exciting new musical concepts for the piece. Lynn [Ahrens] and I look forward to taking these ideas further with our new collaborators in the New Year.'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017
From the creators of Broadway's RAGTIME and SEUSSICAL, 3-D Theatricals will present the eight-time Tony nominated ONCE ON THIS ISLAND.
by Matt Smith - Jan 15, 2015
Toronto – The world premiere of a new Canadian work was one of the many operatic highlights revealed today at the public launch of the Canadian Opera Company's 2015/2016season at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. The COC's 65th season is once again comprised entirely of company productions, four of which are new to Toronto audiences, and features the COC's first mainstage world premiere since 1999, COC premieres of opera rarities and the revival of classic masterpieces.
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 14, 2011
Created in the early 1960s by Asaf Messerer, the ballet 'Class Concert' has never been seen in the United States. American balletomanes will finally have the opportunity to delight in this rarely performed ballet in a LIVE HD simulcast from Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre on Sunday, January 23rd, at 11 a.m. (Eastern) at Manhattan's BIG Cinemas Theater, 239 East 59th Street.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2021
Full casting has been announced for the upcoming production of Once on This Island at Roundhouse Theatre, La Boite.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 6, 2018
Known for presenting rarely-done, diversely cast shows, Fabulist Theatre is back again this year with its own production of Once On This Island.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2013
The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) is pleased to announce the spectacular production of the Tony Award-nominated musical Once on this Island at the Geoff Gibbs Theatre from 16 - 23 March 2013. And WAAPA's 2013 music program will be kicked off in spectacular style with the WAAPA Jazz Super Group in their debut performance, performing Jazz Dimensions at the Music Auditorium on the 14 March 2013.
by Courtnie Mele - Feb 20, 2014
Enrollment is now open for Marin Theatre Company's Summer Performance Camp for students entering grades 1-10 in the fall in the 2014 and Professional Actor Training Program for students entering grades 9-12 in the fall of 2014. Both experiential theater education programs run 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday, June 30-July 19, 2014, at Ring Mountain Day School, 70 Lomita Drive, Mill Valley; culminating in fully staged public performances on July 18 and 19 at MTC, 397 Miller Avenue, Mill Valley.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017
From the creators of Broadway's RAGTIME and SEUSSICAL, 3-D Theatricals will present the eight-time Tony nominated ONCE ON THIS ISLAND.
by Review Roundups - Dec 3, 2017
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, Broadway's joyous musical celebration, is the extraordinary story of a fearless young dreamer named Ti Moune. The new Broadway production officially opens tonight, December 3rd at the Circle in the Square. Lets see what the critics had to say...
by Sarah Hookey - Aug 8, 2019
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park will begin the 2019-2020 season with the vibrant one-act musical, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND on Sept. 7 in the Marx Theatre. The production will run through Oct. 6, with opening night on Sept. 12.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016
Producer Ken Davenport announced today he is bringing a new production of the Olivier Award-winning, Tony-Nominated musical, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, to Broadway.
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 30, 2016
In celebration of the news, we're flashing back to the original production with a medley performed at the 1991 Tony Awards, followed by 'Waiting for Life', performed by original Ti Moune, LaChanze.
by Matt Smith - Apr 6, 2015
MINNEAPOLIS (April 6, 2015) –In a grand finale to its 2014–2015 season, Minnesota Opera unveils a vivid new production of Bizet's iconic Carmen, April 25 through May 10, 2015, at the Ordway Music Theater in St. Paul. With an internationally acclaimed cast, Minnesota Opera's first Carmen in ten years combines a stunning set with Bizet's compelling score, transporting audiences to the dynamic and dangerous world of 1970s Seville.