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The Pigeon - 1912 - Broadway


Little Theatre

(New York, NY)
240 W. 44th St.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 25, 2020
On September 25, the 36th Annual Helen Hayes Awards concluded, after a series of virtual events celebrating Washington's dynamic and diverse theatre community.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 1, 2020
Northwest Children's Theater and School is offering brand-new online classes sure to delight the budding thespian in your home. Building on the success of online summer camp, NWCT has developed curriculum for fall that's engaging, interactive, entertaining, and gets kids up on their feet for a unique Zoom experience that you won't find anywhere else.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 30, 2019
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces the full cast and creative team for Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! (The Musical!), a Kennedy Center-commissioned world premiere from the Kennedy Center's first-ever Education Artist-in-Residence, Emmy Award®a?'winning writer and New York Times best-selling author and illustrator Mo Willems. This fabulously fun and funny musical, running November 23, 2019a?'January 5, 2020 in the Kennedy Center Family Theater, features a script by Willems and Muppet Babies executive producer Mr. Warburton with music by Deborah Wicks La Puma, direction by Jerry Whiddon, choreography by Jessica Hartman, and dramaturgy by Megan Alrutz.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 28, 2020
HBO Max and Cartoon Network announced three new projects today with New York Times best-selling children's book author, illustrator, and playwright Mo Willems.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2019
The 2019 - 2020 season of the Carlsen Center Presents Series continues with Winterlude - Ensemble Ibérica Siento y Vivo (I Feel and Live), on Sunday, December 8, 7 p.m. in Polsky Theatre. 
by Jane Horwitz - Nov 28, 2019
The giggles and guffaws zoom along at top speed, even as the bus breaks down in this genuinely riotous adaptation of Mo Willems' 2003 Caldecott-awarded picture book, Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2019
Back in Los Angeles for an amazing fourth run, The Christmas Present is the heart-warming tale of a hooker, a hotel room, and some holiday magic. Enchanting audiences and critics alike, The Christmas Present has become a staple of holiday delight in Los Angeles. The show runs Friday, December 13th through the 22nd at the Broadwater Black Box in Hollywood.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2020
While the Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company won't be making their annual visit to The Sauk in Jonesville this year, the two organizations will co-sponsor an online play reading this Saturday evening.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2019
Fully Committed and Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus have been added to the UIS Performing Arts Center's upcoming events!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2020
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' first-ever Education Artist-in-Residence, Emmy Award®a?"winning writer and New York Times best-selling author and illustrator Mo Willems, whose LUNCH DOODLES have received more than 9.5 million views, announces two special projects during the month of May: Thank You Thursdays!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2021
The Washington Area Performing Arts Video Archive has announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. Newly elected members Felicia Curry and Rick Foucheux are both esteemed figures in the DMV Theatre Community, selected to serve alongside WAPAVA’s already impressive list of artistic, educational, and civic leaders.
by Nicole Rosky - May 3, 2021
Today (May 3) in live streaming: Charlayne Woodard is Live at the Lortel, Lily Rabe is exploring Shakespeare, and more!
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2021
The Des Moines Playhouse announced its 103rd year of live theatre via social media Monday, May 17, 2021. The 2021-22 Season includes some shows that were originally scheduled for the past 15 months and some new titles.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2021
On Monday, June 7, Members of Congress and distinguished Washington influencers from both sides of the aisle will travel back to Shakespeare's day for one evening only! Following upon the success of last summer's virtual Will on the Hill, this year's performance will also be online with pay-what-you-will pricing.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 11, 2020
General Director Robert K. Meya today announced the cancellation of the Santa Fe Opera's 2020 Season scheduled to open on July 3 and run through August 29. The cancellation is a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent closure of nonessential businesses, constraints on public gatherings and restriction of both domestic and international travel. These precautions, taken to protect public health and safety, have impacted the opera's ability to fully prepare and safely gather for its 64th Festival Season. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2021
Mo and the Kennedy Center are releasing a special new “Episode 00” of LUNCH DOODLES, inviting everyone back into his studio to doodle, reflect on the past year, and create art together. “Episode 00” will be available at the Mo Willems page of the Kennedy Center website beginning on Monday, March 15 at 1 p.m. EST.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 9, 2020
The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center has unveiled the 2020-21 Season including an engaging Boldt Arts Alive! Series, an intimate Spotlight Series and a Kimberly-Clark Broadway Across America a?" Fox Cities Series that includes three Wisconsin premieres and returning favorites in all-new tours.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Mar 26, 2021
We're looking into the history of each of these theatres, plus their namesakes Ethel Barrymore, Vivian Beaumont Allen, Lynn Fontanne, and Helen Hayes.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2020
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' first-ever Education Artist-in-Residence, Emmy Awarda?"winning writer and New York Times best-selling author and illustrator Mo Willems, will launch an online video series that invites viewers to virtually join him in his studio for a LUNCH DOODLE every day for the next few weeks.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2020
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' first-ever Education Artist-in-Residence, Emmy Award®-winning writer and New York Times best-selling author and illustrator Mo Willems, will launch an online video series that invites viewers to virtually join him in his studio for a LUNCH DOODLE every day for the next few weeks.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 12, 2020
In accordance with Governor Gavin Newsom's directive and the guidelines issued by the California Department of Public Health to postpone or cancel all gatherings that include 250 people or more, Segerstrom Center for the Arts is canceling performances through the remainder of March.  
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 10, 2021
Signature Theatre announces the first seven masterclasses of 2021 in its popular Thursday evening virtual masterclass series.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021
The Fine Arts Center Theatre Company has announced its line up for the 2021–2022 season. The FAC will produce a season of diverse and exciting plays and musicals, including “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark,” by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and the Tony Award-winning musical “La Cage aux Folles.”
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021
MST’s MainStage season will open with the wildly whimsical and equally intelligent Darwin in Malibu by Crispin Whittell, directed by Udden. It’s a meeting of the minds when Charles Darwin, Thomas Huxley, and the Bishop of Oxford, Samuel Wilberforce, meet on the beach in Malibu a century after their deaths!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2021
Kimmel Cultural Campus has announced the much-anticipated return of in-person performing arts across their venues: the Kimmel Center, the Academy of Music, and the Merriam Theater. On September 18, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., Kimmel Cultural Campus will host a grand reopening event in Commonwealth Plaza to celebrate the start of the 2021-22 season.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2020
What happens when a pandemic strikes and one of the region's most adventurous and exciting small theater companies is forced to close its doors to the public? It rummages through its archives and goes a?oevirtuala??!
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 13, 2021
Consider This Theater Company’s production of The Odd Couple (now onstage through Sunday, July 18, at Mills-Pate Arts Center in Murfreesboro) on opening night showed great promise during Act One, only to be overwhelmed by poor blocking choices and lackluster pacing in Act Two (which, in reality, is a combination of acts two and three in the original script that first bowed on Broadway in 1965).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2020
Motaz H. Matar's third novel tells the story of a Syrian refuge and pigeon herder living in Berlin. Dabbour must choose between a life of crime as a drug smuggler 'pigeon whisperer' and risk returning to Syria or to make a new life for himself.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 6, 2020
The Sauk, Hillsdale County's community theatre, is excited to announce the 2020 season of theatrical productions that includes family-friendly musicals, a Tony Award-winning drama and a world premiere. Founded in 1961 as the 'Broad Street Players,' The Sauk owns and operates the Sauk Theatre, located at 240 E. Chicago St., Jonesville.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2020
Segerstrom Center for the Arts' 2019-2020 Family Series continues with Beep on March 14 and 15 in Samueli Theater. From Australia's renowned Windmill Theatre Company comes a slightly sideways tale about unexpected friendship, finding where you fit and learning to mix it up a little featuring Beep: 'the most endearing robot of them all' (The Adelaide Review). With Windmill's trademark design, gentle storytelling, music and puppetry, Beep tells the story of what happens when someone new comes to town.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 26, 2020
Frozen 2 has taken home two Annie Awards! Josh Gad won the award for Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production for his role of lovable snowman Olaf. The film also won the award for Animated Effects in an Animated Feature Production.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 15, 2020
The 2019 - 2020 season of the Carlsen Center Presents Series continues with Winterlude - Eboni Fondren on Sunday, January 19, 7 p.m. in Polsky Theatre. High res photos with IDs can be found here. Video and more information can be found here.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 14, 2020
The Big Apple Circus is thrilled to announce their guest ringmaster lineup for the month of January. Keeping true to their New York City theme, they will be calling on quintessential New Yorker Christie Brinkley, famed children's author Mo Willems and RuPaul Drag Race's Alexis Michelle sponsored by Manhattan Mini Storage.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 6, 2020
Mo Willems' colorful Pigeon book series comes to life with Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! (The Musical) at Pepperdine University at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 29, 2020 at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2020
Segerstrom Center for the Arts and The Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences on Tour present Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus: The Musical March 21 and 22 in Samueli Theater. With a script written by Mo Willems, the creator of the #1 New York Times best-selling, Caldecott Honor award-winning 'Pigeon' picture books, along with longtime collaborator and Disney Jr.'s Muppet Babies executive producer Tom Warburton, and music by Deborah Wicks La Puma, the composer behind Elephant & Piggie's We Are in a Play!, this innovative mix of actors, puppets, songs, and feathers comes fresh from its world premiere in Washington, DC.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 3, 2020
Tonight, at a celebration honoring theatre excellence on stages across the Washington area, theatre artists, administrators, patrons, and special guests gathered in the National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery for theatreWashington's announcement of nominees for the 36th Annual Helen Hayes Awards, which will be presented on Monday, May 18 at an event at the Anthem.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 28, 2020
Performances start next week for the Alliance Theatre's family production, NAKED MOLE RAT GETS DRESSED: THE ROCK EXPERIENCE, with book and lyrics by award-winning author and illustrator Mo Willems (Knuffle Bunny, Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, the Elephant and Piggie series) and music by Deborah Wicks La Puma (Elephant and Piggie's: We Are In A Play, Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus: The Musical).  Get a peek inside the first day of rehearsal!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 25, 2020
Following a highly competitive negotiation, HBO Max has announced an exclusive, multi-year deal with beloved children's author Mo Willems, an Emmy®-Award winning writer, New York Times best-selling author, and illustrator, establishing Willems as HBO Max's very first artist in residence. As part of this two-year deal, HBO Max has acquired streaming rights to Willems' first live-action special Don't Let the Pigeon Do Storytime! from Greg Silverman's media company Stampede Ventures who will produce all additional content under this deal. HBO Max has committed to additional live-action Storytime specials, as well as multiple animated specials based on Willems' wildly popular children's books. The first animated special will be based on New York Times Best Seller, Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 15, 2020
Lakewood Theatre Company continues its 67th season of live theatre with Neil Simons's comedy, The Odd Couple. Neil Simon's legendary exploration of the relationship between fastidious Felix and his sloppy roommate Oscar is one of the most iconic and enduring pieces of 20th-century American comedy. The production, directed by Pat Patton, demonstrates that opposites can attract, but more likely they lead to hilarious results!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 2, 2019
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced nominations today for its 47th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year's best in the field of animation. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2020
Running three weeks from January 11 to 31, the 2021 Origin 1st Irish will present a total of 20 virtual events, including recorded Theatrical Productions made both before and during Covid from Belfast, Dublin, Wexford, London and New York.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 5, 2021
The Sauk, Hillsdale County's community theatre, has announced four productions to complete the 2021 season. The season continues August 12-15 and 19-22 with the Tony Award-winning 'Peter and the Starcatcher.'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 27, 2020
HBO Max today announced the Thursday, September 17 premiere date for Emmy® Award-winning writer Mo Willem’s first live-action special Mo Willems and The Storytime All-Stars Present: Don't Let The Pigeon Do Storytime!, and debuted its official trailer and key art. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 20, 2020
Fall into the exciting new original series and A-list blockbuster movies arriving this September on HBO Max.
by Adrienne Proctor - Aug 11, 2020
3rd Act Theatre Company opens their second season with Neil Simon's classic THE ODD COUPLE. This phsyical-comedy and quick dialogue-laden play has been popular with audiences in the tv, theatre, and movie world for over fifty years. The enduring story of roommates Felix and Oscar is at its heart a universal story of friendship.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2021
Today's Theater Stories features the Hayes Theater! Learn about Broadway's smallest theater, which has presented shows including Rock of Ages, Lobby Hero, What the Constitution Means to Me, Grand Horizons and many more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2021
Welcome to Campfire, the story-making platform of former Sleep No More performers Ingrid Kapteyn and Tony Bordonaro, will release their latest creation 'The Pigeon & The Mouse: The Film' on May 4th.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2021
Origin Theatre Company has appointed the actor and producer Michael Mellamphy to serve as its new artistic director, replacing Origin’s founder George C. Heslin, who became the new executive director of the New York Irish Center in October last year.
by Herbert Paine - Apr 14, 2021
Chemistry and balance! Two key ingredients that are (oddly!) in short supply in Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre’s current production of THE ODD COUPLE, directed by Virginia Olivieri. Simon’s brilliant lines and zingers are there to be uttered, but the execution stumbles. The show runs through April 5th.