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Pittance Chamber Music Announces Concert Featuring Members of Los Angeles Opera Orchestra and Elizabeth Zharoff, Soprano
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2017

Pittance Chamber Music, 'an ensemble that can make the spirit soar' (Cultural Cocktail, 2017), kicks off it's 2017-18 Season with an eclectic program of Mozart, Berg, Brahms and Bernstein, featuring Principal players from the LA Opera Orchestra, along with special guests Domingo Colburn Stein Young Artist soprano Elizabeth Zharoff, Milena Gligic, Piano, along with soloists Steven Becknell, Horn and Stuart Clark, Clarinet on Saturday, September 16 at 3:00 p.m. in the Eva and Marc Stern Grand Hall, The Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, downtown Los Angeles. (more...)

The PIT to Present Mandy Murphy's FROM A TO DOUBLE D
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Fresh off its run at The SheNYC Summer Theatre Festival where it nabbed the award for 'Best New Play', From A To Double D will run at The Pit Loft Space (154 W 29th Street) Sunday through the month of October. (more...)

Jacob Grover Presents First Production With DEMONSTRATION OF A DRUNK DRIVING ACCIDENT at Alchemical Theatre Laboratory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Early-career writer and actor Jacob Grover announced via Facebook that his full-length play "Demonstration of a Drunk Driving Accident," directed by Joel Kirk, will be running for four nights at the Alchemical Theater Laboratory. (more...)

Steve Kaplan's Comedy Intensive Workshop Returns to NYC 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Kick off this fall in the best possible way, by finally finishing your comedic plays, standup routines, sketches, solo shows and screenplays with the industry's top comedy expert Steve Kaplan (best-selling author of "The Hidden Tools of Comedy") - who returns to NYC after teaching his Comedy Intensive workshops around the world to thousands of students in London, Munich and Tel Aviv. (more...)

GEORGE/MARTHA Brings Improvised Fun and Games to the Peoples Improv Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Improv performers Jason Specland and Adrian Sexton will be performing in 'GEORGE/MARTHA,' an improvised 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' at The Pit Underground in the Peoples Improv Theater, at 7 PM on Tuesday, September 26th, 2017. (more...)

Amanda Ladd and David Arrow Team Up as MAN & WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

DAVID ARROW and AMANDA LADD, both members of New Circle Theatre Company, have been cast as Ron and Missy Merriweather in a staged reading of MAN & WIFE by Emma Goldman-Sherman, kicking off the 29th Street Playwrights Collective NEW WORKS SERIES 2017 Fall Season at the Bernie Wohl Center, September 18 at 7pm. (more...)

Candice Guardino's ITALIAN BRED Gets NYC Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Candice Guardino is a Staten Island native. She is being called someone who Stuns!, 'A Must See' and is "Redefining Solo Performances" by The Chicago Stage, Los Angeles, NY, and New Jersey. (more...)

One-Act Comedy MARGENE SALT to Premiere at New York New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Come see the original one act comedy, Margene Salt, premiering at the New York New Works Festival on Tuesday, October 3rd at 7 p.m. (more...)

Theatre-Hikes to Tell Four Tales in NIGHTFALL WITH EDGAR ALLAN POE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

For October, Theatre-Hikes bring you the four tales that Poe himself thought were his most spooky: The Raven, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Pit and the Pendulum, and The Tell-Tale Heart. (more...)

David Carl's TRUMP LEAR Extends at UNDER St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Due to popular demand FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade in association with Project Y Theatre Company has extended the World Premiere of Trump Lear, written and performed by David Carl, directed by Michole Biancosino and co-created by Carl and Biancosino, for additional performances October 7-28. (more...)

BWW Interview: BRIGHT STAR's A.J. Shively on Reprising His Role of Billy Cane for the LA Premiere and Following Your Own Path
by Courtney Savoia - Sep 25, 2017

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's gorgeous musical, Bright Star, will be coming to the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles this fall and will feature a number of original cast members. The talented and charismatic A.J. Shively will reprise his role as Billy Cane, the young soldier who returns from war and pursues his dream of being a writer at home in North Carolina. Shively's character is full of hope and optimism, as he is figuring out what's most important in life and coming full circle with the individuals who have shaped his personal story. (more...)

Contemporary Australian Play Reading BUMMING WITH JANE Comes to the PIT Loft
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Nick Thomas and Kelly McCready proudly present a reading of Tahli Corin's Bumming with Jane. (more...)

Peter Brathwaite and Katie Bray to Star in Gate Theatre and English National Opera's EFFIGIES OF WICKEDNESS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Artistic Director Ellen McDougall today announced performers for the Gate Theatre's groundbreaking collaboration with English National Opera opening in May next year. (more...)

(MOSTLY) True Things Announces Fall Dates for The PIT Loft 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The hit storytelling show (MOSTLY) TRUE THINGS, returns to The Pit Loft on Saturday, October 7 at 8:00 pm, and Saturday, November 4 at 9:30 pm. (more...)

Department of Fools to Bring THE TOOTH-PULLER to The PIT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

After a successful revival at The Pit of their Fringe NYC hit, A History of Servitude, the Department of Fools are returning to The Pit with their newest Commedia creation: The Tooth-Puller. A fast-paced farce of masked mayhem, The Tooth-Puller is playing at the Peoples Improv Theater (The Pit) from September 29th through November 5th. (more...)

Comedian Gianmarco Soresi Comes to Caroline's 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

On Wednesday, September 27 at 7:30pm comedian/actor/writer Gianmarco Soresi (SeeSo's New York's Funniest, TruTV's Hack My Life, Comedy Central), will be headlining Carolines on Broadway as part of the Breakout Artist Comedy Series along with host Gabe Pacheco (Funhouse Comedy, Secret Loft Show, FLAMA), guest Chris Cafero (UCB, The Night Of, Billions, As The World Turns), and feature Erin Maguire (Girl Friday, Boston Comedy Festival, GSN, ESPN). Soresi is also a recent winner of the Moth StorySLAM, he will be writing and acting in a Funny or Die Exclusive later this year and will be in Tracy Morgan's new TBS show The Last O.G. Known around NYC as a multitalented comedian, actor, improviser and writer, Soresi is now poised to bring his high energy stand-up comedy and unique perspective on city living, dating and divorce, mental illness and more to headlining at Carolines on Broadway! (more...)

New Musical POP PUNK HIGH to Rock The Parkside Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for Pop Punk High, a new musical by Ben Lapidus and Anderson Cook that parodies and celebrates the pop punk bands of the 2000's and all the angst they inspired. The show is directed by Felicia Lobo and performs at the historic Parkside Lounge on the Lower East Side. (more...)

Demo Taped Releases New Track, 'Insecure' Via NPR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Demo Taped released his new track, 'Insecure' Via NPR. It is getting all the hype from sources such as Nylon, Stereogum, and Noisey. (more...)

Box Wine Theatre Slates 2017 RAUCOUS CAUCUS 10-Minute Political Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Raucous Caucus 2017: Box Wine Theatre's Annual 10-Minute Political Play Festival will be presented at The People's Improv Theatre (The Pit) Loft 154 W. 29th St., New York, NY 10001. (more...)

Musical Comedy Show YOUR LOVE, OUR MUSICAL Comes to The PIT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Your Love, Our Musical! a long form improvised musical in which comedic musical masterminds (Rebecca Vigil and Evan Kaufman) interview a couple from the audience and create a fully improvised musical about that couple's love story returns to Manhattan at the People's Improv Theatre, Thursday, September 21st at 8PM. (more...)

The Bad Flowers Premiere Music Video For New Single
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The Bad Flowers released the new music video for their new single 'Thunder Child.' They formed from the depths of the Black Country in 2014 comprised of lead vocalist and guitarist Tom Leighton. (more...)

Tickets for Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Penobscot Theatre Go On Sale 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Previously available to subscribers only, tickets to Penobscot Theatre Company's highly anticipated holiday production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, will go on sale to the general public, October 2. 'Sold-out performances are all but certain, so we urge folks to act soon. It's going to be glorious,' says Producing Artistic Director, Bari Newport. (more...)

Review Roundup: KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN at Welk Resort Theatre
by BWW Intern - Sep 14, 2017

KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN revamps a harrowing tale of persecution into a dazzling spectacle that juxtaposes gritty realities with liberating fantasies. The show runs at the Welk Resort Theatre through October 22, and the critics are weighing! (more...)

L.A. Pittance Chamber Music Performs with members of L.A. Opera Orchestra & Elizabeth Zharoff
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Pittance Chamber Music, 'an ensemble that can make the spirit soar' (Cultural Cocktail, 2017), kicks off it's 2017-18 Season with an eclectic program of Mozart, Berg, Brahms and Bernstein, featuring Principal players from the LA Opera Orchestra, along with special guests Domingo Colburn Stein Young Artist soprano Elizabeth Zharoff, Milena Gligic, Piano, along with soloists Steven Becknell, Horn and Stuart Clark, Clarinet on Saturday, September 16 at 3:00 p.m. in the Eva and Marc Stern Grand Hall, The Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, downtown Los Angeles. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kristin Chenoweth On Performing At London Palladium
by Marianka Swain - Sep 12, 2017

Kristin Chenoweth's work ranges from Wicked and On the Twentieth Century to The West Wing, Pushing Daisies and Glee, plus numerous albums and concerts. British fans will have a chance to see her in person at An Intimate Evening with Kristin Chenoweth at London Palladium on 20 October. (more...)

Ben Rosenfeld to Record THE UNITED STATES OF RUSSIA Comedy Album at The PIT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

On Sunday September 24th, Comedian Ben Rosenfeld, a Russian born Jew based in New York City, returns to record his third comedy album. (more...)

Pit Stop Players Presents 'Absolut Collusion' – An Evening Of Great Russian Music
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

The Pit Stop Players, the celebrated New York-based instrumental chamber ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will open their eighth season with 'ABSOLUT COLLUSION,' an all-Russian concert at Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, 152 West 66th Street, on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Pit Stop Players to Present Great Russian Music in ABSOLUT COLLUSION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

The Pit Stop Players, the celebrated New York-based instrumental chamber ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will open their eighth season with 'ABSOLUT COLLUSION,' an all-Russian concert at Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, 152 West 66th Street, on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Critically Acclaimed 2016 FringeNYC/Encore Show Returns for A Limited Engagement: THE BOX SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Award-winning actor and writer, Dominique Salerno, premiered the solo-show at FringeNYC in 2016 where it played to packed houses and was awarded an Overall Excellence Award in Solo Performance. THE BOX SHOW also had a successful run at the Fringe Encore Series where it was selected (among nine other plays out of 200) to have an extended run at the Soho Playhouse. In September 2016, the comedic show played at the United Solo Festival on Theatre Row where it was awarded best comedic script.  (more...)

Gianmarco Soresi to Headline 'Breakout Artist Comedy Series' at Carolines on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

On Wednesday, September 27 at 7:30pm comedian/actor/writer Gianmarco Soresi (SeeSo's New York's Funniest, TruTV's Hack My Life, Comedy Central), will be headlining Carolines on Broadway as part of the Breakout Artist Comedy Series along with host Gabe Pacheco (Funhouse Comedy, Secret Loft Show, FLAMA), guest Chris Cafero (UCB, The Night Of, Billions, As The World Turns), and feature Erin Maguire (Girl Friday, Boston Comedy Festival, GSN, ESPN). (more...)

(MOSTLY) TRUE THINGS Storytelling Show Announces Fall Dates
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

The hit storytelling show (MOSTLY) TRUE THINGS, returns to Port Jefferson, Long Island for three dates in the fall. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals for Ten Bones Theatre Company's IN A LITTLE ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Ten Bones Theatre Company is currently in rehearsals for the World Premiere of Peter McElligott's dark comedy In a Little Room, directed by Patrick Vassel (Associate Director for Hamilton on Broadway). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company below! (more...)

THE GIANT AND THE PIXIE to Make it's East Coast Premiere this September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Award-winning playwright Jonathan Josephson (Milwaukee Rep, Humana Festival) and director Jonathan Harper Schlieman (Actors Theatre of Louisville) have announced their latest collaboration: the east coast premiere of The Giant and The Pixie, fairy tale for grown ups. The play received its world premiere at Chance Theater in Anaheim, CA where it received a StageSceneLA award for Best Ensemble. The play was also named as a Finalist for the Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights Conference. (more...)

RIGOLETTO to Open This Fall at Lyric Opera of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Here's what you need to know about RIGOLETTO, running at Lyric Opera of Chicago, October 7 - November 3... (more...)

Potter Play PUFFS Transfigures Schedule at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Puffs or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic - which won another set of rave reviews this summer after its recent transfer to an open run at its new home, New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) - has announced a new performance schedule starting on September 7. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief August 24th, 2017: PRINCE OF BROADWAY Opens and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 24, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: PRINCE OF BROADWAY opens tonight and more! (more...)

BWW Review: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at Starlight Theatre
by Alan Portner - Aug 23, 2017

2013's 'Motown, The Musical' opened Tuesday night for a week's run through August 27 at Starlight Theatre inside Swope Park to a responsive, handclapping, music-swaying, delighted audience. 'Motown' is what old films might call a biopic with music. It tells the story of 'Motown' founder and owner Berry Gordy Junior and his business and personal journey through popular music based in the black experience of mid-20th Century Detroit Michigan. (more...)

Stephen Costello's Paris Opera Debut Kicks Off Full Season Of Firsts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Stephen Costello, having "risen rapidly to claim a place among the world's best tenors" (Daily Express, UK), steps up his European presence in the coming season. September sees the Tucker Award-winning tenor make his Paris Opera debut with his first German-language account of Camille in The Merry Widow. (more...)

Casts Set for VILLAIN: DeBLANKS This Fall at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Upcoming casting has been announced for Brenda Braxton presents Billy Mitchell's Villain: DeBlanks, the uproarious improvisational comedy playing weekly at The Green Room 42 where 'Clue' meets adult 'Mad Libs' and audiences never see the same show twice. (more...)

The Peoples Improv Theater Announces Fall Run of PLUTO IS MISSING! A Not-So-Planetary Musical
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

The Peoples Improv Theater announces fall run of Pluto Is Missing! A Not-So-Planetary Musical - Weekly Performances Begin September 17th, 2017 at 3pm. (more...)

BWW Interview: Becky Castells of BILLY ELLIOT at Actors' Repertory Theatre Of Simi
by Cary Ginell - Aug 18, 2017

Choreographer Becky Castells talks with VC On Stage about working with children and eleven-year-old dance whiz Marcello Silva in the Actors' Repertory Theatre of Simi's production of 'Billy Elliot The Musical' (more...)

Comedians Dixon, Dimino, Daloni Slated for The PIT This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

The Peoples Improv Theater is  proud to present comedians Daloni, Dimino and Dixon in Med School Drop Out at The Pit Underground Stage in New York City this Friday August 18th (more...)

Applications Open for The PIT's SOLOCOM 2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

After launching more than 400 national and international world-premiere solo comedies, The People's Improv is Theater is seeking submissions for SOLOCOM 2017, which runs November 16-19, 2017. Applications open today, August 16th, 2017. (more...)

New Team Honeybear Announces World Premiere of THAT'S NOT A PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

???????NEW TEAM HONEYBEAR is pleased to announce the world premiere production of Anthony Jackson and Jeff Mondoro's THAT'S NOT A PLAY: A PLAY BY NEW TEAM HONEYBEAR, directed by Kevin Laibson. THAT'S NOT A PLAY will play four performances only at The People's Improv Theater, Underground Theater (123 E 24th Street, NY, NY 10010). Performances begin Friday, September 8 and continues through Friday, September 29. (more...)

I KISSED YOUR BOYFRIEND: ANOTHER FEMINIST RANT to Return to NYC This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Fresh from its Off-Broadway premiere in October 2016, 'I Kissed Your Boyfriend: Another Feminist Rant' returns to the NYC stage for a three-performance run at The Pit Underground August 24-26, 2017. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Commission DREAM OF THE RED CHAMBER Will Tour China
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Dream of the Red Chamber, commissioned by San Francisco Opera from Chinese-American composer Bright Sheng with a libretto by Sheng and playwright David Henry Hwang, will tour to the People's Republic of China in September 2017, a press conference unveiled today at the late 18th-century Prince Gong Mansion in Beijing. Co-produced by Poly Theatre Management Co., Ltd. and Armstrong International Music & Arts Enterprises, Ltd., the Dream of the Red Chamber China Tour will travel to three Chinese cities in six performances. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Company Celebrates Opening Night of COMPANY with Aaron Tveit!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 14, 2017

Barrington Stage Company (recently voted Best of The Berkshires) set a new record at the opening night of Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY last night. There appeared to be more selfie photos attempted of Aaron Tveit the show's star and cast leaving the stage door of the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage than happen by the ever present throngs in Broadway's Shubert Alley a show. Aaron, who was Bobby in the extraordinary production directed by BSC's founder and artistic director Julianne Boyd, was mobbed by  what seemed like the entire audience asTveit and the cast tried exit the stage door and continue on to the after party at the home of BSC Chair, Minky and Bruno Quinson.  (more...)

CRY BABY Returns to The PIT this September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Actress/comedian (and real life mom) Jamie Aderski is back at The Pit for another run of her one-woman comedy show 'Cry Baby: My (Reluctant) Journey Into Motherhood.' (more...)

BWW Review: FINDING NEVERLAND National Tour Comes Home
by Nancy Grossman - Aug 11, 2017

FINDING NEVERLAND was born across the river in Cambridge at the American Repertory Theater three years ago, but has settled in for a fortnight in the downtown Boston Theater district. Under the direction of Diane Paulus, with choreography by Mia Michaels, the original design team remains intact, and an all-new cast brings the familiar characters to life. Broadway veterans Billy Harrigan Tighe, Lynnfield native Christine Dwyer, and John Davidson headline the multi-talented ensemble. (more...)

Meet the Cast of LITTLE WOMEN at Lake Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Hartland's Lake Country Playhouse has announced a star studded cast for its production of Little Women the Musical, with music by Jason Howland, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, and book by Allan Knee. Little Women the Musical is directed by past LCP Board Member Nate C. Adams, with music direction by Jim Van Deusen. (more...)

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