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Brooks Atkinson Theatre (Broadway)

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the SeptemberPanel, What TRU Can Do for You: A Free Introduction to Our Community, on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the SeptemberPanel, What TRU Can Do for You: A Free Introduction to Our Community, on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor. This introduction to TRU is free for everyone. E-mail TRUStaff1@gmail.com or register online at https://truonline.org/events/what-tru-can-do/ using the bright red ticketing box.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2019
The Vagabond Repertory Theater Company, based out of Staten Island, New York, presents the original play 'My Neighbor Aurora', a modern re-telling of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
MOZINYA PRODUCTIONS has announced the casting for their world premiere production of award-winning author and renowned literary agent Richard Curtis's QUIET ENJOYMENT, directed by Marcus Gualberto. QUIET ENJOYMENT will play a three-week limited engagement at Off-Broadway's Playroom Theatre, (151 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036, 8th Fl.). Performances begin Friday, October 18 and continue through Sunday, November 3. Opening Night is Saturday, October 19 (7 p.m.). Tickets are $25 at https://QuietEnjoyment.BrownPaperTickets.com.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
Stay True, An LGBTQ+ Theatre Company presents their debut production of Adam & Brian, a new play written by Craig Donnelly, on Friday November 22nd and Saturday November 23rd at 8:00 PM at The Playroom Theater. Adam & Brian will star Roberto Araujo (Evita, In The Heights, West Side Story) as Brian and Gregory Ramsey (On The Town, Hair) as Adam. Ryan Andrew Arthur (Equus, The Secret Garden) will be the standby for both roles. Stay True's Founding Artistic Director Andrew Victor Myers directs the production.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019
The Science Theater Company, the theater company that a?oeuses the magic of theatre to make science fun,a?? founded by Producer Eric Krebs announced today a new performance schedule for That Physics Show, That Chemistry Show and That Inventions Show. All three (3) shows will continue to be performed in repertory at The Playroom Theater (151 West 46th Street) during the months of November and December except during the week of Christmas (December 21-30) when they will be presented down the block at The Jacqueline Onassis High School (120 West 46th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2020
Families and theaters across the country re-imagine Halloween Entertainment with FunikiJam's ROCK OR TREAT: Halloween Week! The 6th anniversary production, that began with a not-so-scary Off-Broadway run in 2015, now features over 30 virtual, and in- person, events plus the premiere of a new FunikiJam TV/web series.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
The music of Chrstine Rosenblatt will be featured in Women of The Wings Volume III: A Celebration of Female Musical Theatre Writers - set for March 14 at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2020
The Original Studio Cast Recording of Guy Fawkes the Musical with Adam Pearce (Prince of Egypt, Evita, Sunset Boulevard), Francesca Leyland (LES MISERABLES, The Light Princess), Sandy Grigelis (Sister Act, Now That's What I Call The 80's) and Waylon Jacobs (Hamilton) Available Today, 5 November 2020
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2019
How to Get Away with Murder! The Panic Defense, a new play by Sam Affoumado, will be presented as a stage reading at The Playroom Theater, 151 West 46th St. (8th floor), NYC on November 14, 15, 16 @ 7:30 pm. Admission is free. For reservations email: Saffu@aol.com.
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019
New Yiddish Rep will present Lea Kalisch (www.leakalisch.com) in the premiere of her new solo show, 'In Love with a Dream,' June 19 to 23 at 9:00 PM at The Playroom Theater, 151 W 46th Street (8th Floor). Kalisch is a dynamic, sexy, multidisciplinary performer originally from Zurich, Switzerland. Her piece is an autobiography in song, rap and comedy: a high-energy reflection on her clash of expectations and real-life experiences.
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019
From June 19 to 23, New Yiddish Rep will present 'Crazy Meshuge Hurricane Earthquake' by Amy Coleman, directed by David Mandelbaum, at The Playroom Theater, 151 West 46th Street, 8 fl. This six-character play (portrayed by four actors) is the story of an unlikely connection that develops between a middle aged non-religious Jewish woman and a young Hasidic man struggling with schizophrenia. Hired to be his caretaker, the woman attempts to give him the support he needs, but discovers that her agenda may have more to do with her own needs than his. The play offers important lessons on love and trust.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019
New Circle Theatre Company presents the third year of The Inferno Project, featuring world premieres of new short plays inspired by Dante's Inferno, at The Chain Theatre, 312 West 36th St, New York City.  
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2020
National family concert series The Rock and Roll Playhouse today announces a partnership with In The Raw and Rockefeller Center for their new Live From The Playroom live stream series, providing family rock concerts in the comfort of one's own home.
by TV Scoop - Mar 20, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of MUPPET BABIES, airing on Disney Channel on Friday, April 12, 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019
Bagela4Art Production is honored to present an original one-woman play-?Rushi: Three Reincarnations of a Chinese Woman. Directed by Giorgia Testa and solo presented by NYC Taiwanese Actor Yanzi Ding.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019
Do dreams really come true somewhere over the rainbow? Follow us down the yellow brick road to find out!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
The American Dream: A Story of Two Crazy Broke Asians is a musical revue, following the journey of two young women, in a search for happiness - and for themselves. Yanzi, a hopeless romantic, is following her love from Taiwan to New York City, where she reconnects with her old friend Grace, who is struggling with life in the big Apple as she tries to tough it out on her own.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019
'JUST MORE CABARET' a fun musical event featuring different SINGERS all through the night and the audience will VOTE for the Just More Cabaret Award Recipient, who will be featured on our website (www.justmoretheatre.com)!
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
Disney Junior, the #1 television network for preschoolers, has ordered a third season of the hit Emmy Award-nominated 'Muppet Babies,' ahead of its season two premiere. A sneak peek of the new season will be available in DisneyNOW on FRIDAY, AUG. 2, prior to its official debut FRIDAY, AUG. 9 (8:30-9:00 a.m. EDT/PDT), on Disney Channel. Since its premiere in March 2018, the series; which chronicles the hilarious playroom antics of a young Kermit the Frog, Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Animal and Summer Penguin; has garnered over 140 million views across all social media and digital viewing platforms, and currently ranks as Disney Channel's #1 series among Kids 2-8.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020
Off-Broadway's 62-seat Playroom Theater, who's tagline is 'Caution, Artists at Work,' was forced to close on June 30, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020
On July 22nd, 2020 at 8pm Kaiser's Room will host their first ever ImagiGala celebrating 5 years of performing arts programming serving the cognitive, intellectual, & developmental disability community.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019
Sholem Aleichem's Tevye stories formed the basis of Fiddler on the Roof. TEVYE SERVED RAW presents this material 'raw,' i.e., as it was created in Europe, before being Americanized for Broadway.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019
The crowd-pleasing rugby play "Alone It Stands" scored Best Production at the 2019 Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival's closing night festivities at The Manhattan Club at Rosie O'Grady's in Times Square tonight. The locally produced American premiere of "Alone It Stands," a play with an illustrious production history in Ireland, The West End and elsewhere, was nominated in four categories, and played at 59E59 Theaters. Two critically acclaimed productions imported from Ireland -- "On Blueberry Hill" (at 59E59 Theaters through February 3) and "The Morning After the Life Before" which played at the cell - also had big wins, with "On Blueberry Hill" (produced by Fishamble: The New Play Co in Dublin) earning Best Actor for Niall Buggy and Best Design; and "The Morning After the Life Before" (produced by Dublin's Guna Nua Theatre) winning Best Actress for Lucia Smyth, and Best Director for Paul Meade.
by - Jan 26, 2019
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/26/2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019
Productions and plays from Ireland face off against several homegrown New York productions as the 11th annual Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival hands out its awards at a closing night ceremony at Rosie O'Grady's Manhattan Club, 800 Seventh Avenue, on Monday January 28 at 7pm.  Origin 1st Irish 2019, the world's only theatre festival dedicated to showcasing the work of contemporary Irish playwrights from around the world, began on January 9. Among the festival's six mainstage productions in competition, five are US premieres, and one is a world premiere. To RSVP to the awards ceremony, which is a free event, visit www.origintheatre.org
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019
TEVYE SERVED RAW made its New York premiere in 2018 to unanimous rave reviews and, by popular demand, will return this Monday, January 28th to its home at The Playroom Theater, 151 West 46 Street (just east of Seventh Ave.), where it will play through February 13th.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Producer Eric Krebs announced today that Rules of Desire, a new play by award-winning playwright William Mastrosimone (Extremities), will have its world premiere Off Broadway in a limited engagement next month.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019
The TEVYE SERVED RAW troupe – currently preparing to resume performances at The Playroom Theater – will present a selection from their show on April 15th at Carnegie Hall, as part of FROM SHTETL TO STAGE: A CELEBRATION OF YIDDISH MUSIC AND CULTURE. The evening will also feature Mike Burstyn, Paula Vogel, Avi Hoffman, Eleanor Reissa, Joanne Borts, Daniel Kahn, violinist Gil Shaham, and pianist Evgeny Kissin.   
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2019
Original Way Productions announces their premiere production of 'Ain't Nothin' Like the Love of a Black Man' to be held at The Playroom Theater, 151 W 46th St., New York, NY 10036 and will run from January 11th, 2019 - January 18th, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019
Eric Krebs will present God Shows Up, a new comedy-drama by noted theatre journalist and playwright Peter Filichia.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019
Original Way Productions announces their premiere production of 'Ain't Nothin' Like the Love of a Black Man' to be held at The Playroom Theater, 151 W 46th St., New York, NY 10036 and will run from January 11th, 2019 - January 18th, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
To start the year 2020, Plaza Organization is kicking off the year by staging a small-cast production of The Rainbow Fish with score, script and lyrics by Austin Zumbro, adapted from the international best-seller and award-winning book and illustrations by Marcus Pfister with its sensational message about friendship and belonging.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
International performance artist, Francis Mabborang, dedicates himself to the arts - both in performance and education. He joins another production designed for the whole family - this one set to tour schools and, libraries, and arts organizations.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
Blockchain Theater Project (BTP), founded by Sofia Alvarez and Nicola Korzenko, is a new theater company that empowers artists to produce the work they create, funded in part by cryptocurrency donations. Like Bitcoin and other blockchains, BTP eliminates the institutional gatekeeper, creating a peer-to-peer model of support where the next play to be produced will be nominated by the playwright of the current production. Alvarez's NYLON will start this chain.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
Rules of Desire, a new play by award-winning playwright William Mastrosimone (Extremities), has its world premiere Off Broadway in a limited engagement. Performances began on Tuesday, February 11th at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theatre (151 West 46th Street - just east of Broadway). Opening Night was Monday, February 24th, 2020 at 7:30pm. Performances will continue through March 21, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
Rules of Desire, a new play by award-winning playwright William Mastrosimone (Extremities), will have its world premiere Off Broadway in a limited engagement next month. Performances are set to begin on Tuesday, February 11th at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theatre (151 West 46th Street - just east of Broadway). Opening Night is set for Monday, February 24th, 2020 at 7:30pm. Performances will continue through March 21, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019
TEVYE SERVED RAW made its New York premiere in 2018 to unanimous rave reviews ("Hilarious" - Jewish Standard; "Incredibly moving" - Tablet; "Brilliantly directed" - Forward) and, by popular demand, returned this year to its home at The Playroom Theater, 151 West 46 Street (just east of Seventh Ave.) There are only two more performances before the strictly limited engagement concludes tonight.
by Carissa Chesanek - Feb 12, 2019
God Shows Up recently opened at The Playroom Theater in New York City, combining comedy and faith into one hilarious yet timely play.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
Rules of Desire, a new play by award-winning playwright William Mastrosimone (Extremities) will have its world premiere Off Broadway in a limited engagement. Produced by Eric Krebs, performances are set to begin TOMORROW night Tuesday, February 11th at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theatre (151 West 46th Street - just east of Broadway). Opening Night is set for Monday, February 24th, 2020 at 7:30pm. Performances will continue through March 21, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the Producer Boot CampRaising Money for Theater 2019: Who, How and When to Ask at the Playroom Theater on Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 10am-6pm at Studio 353, 353 W. 48th Street, 2nd floor. $175 for non-members, $150 for TRU members ($25 off if you register by 1/11). To register, visithttps://truonline.org/events/raising-money-2019/.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the Producer Boot CampRaising Money for Theater 2019: Who, How and When to Ask at the Playroom Theater on Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 10am-6pm at Studio 353, 353 W. 48th Street, 2nd floor. $175 for non-members, $150 for TRU members ($25 off if you register by 1/11). To register, visit https://truonline.org/events/raising-money-2019/.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018
That Physics Show, recipient of the 2016 Drama Desk Award for "Unique Theatrical Experience," written and performed by lifetime physics demonstrator David Maiullo, will celebrate its 500th performance on December 23rd. The show is the first of the three science-based shows presented by The Science Theater Company, the newly formed theatre company that "uses the magic of theatre to make science fun," founded by Producer Eric Krebs. In addition to That Physics Show, are That Chemistry Show and That Inventions Show which are all presented at The Playroom Theater (151 West 46th Street - between Broadway & 6th Avenue) and will continue through May 26, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019
11 Year Old Triple Threat, Lauren Yeobin Park Lands 3 Shows! 'Shine Holiday Spectacular Show' Tonight! Friday, December 13th at 8PM at The Playroom Theater, on Saturday, December 14th at Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall in American Protègè Winners Recital and beginning December 20th, 'A Christmas Carol' in Bergen Performing Arts Center!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018
The 2019 Origin's 1st Irish Theatre Festival, New York's all-Irish theatre festival and the world's only festival devoted exclusively to producing the plays of contemporary Irish playwrights from around the world, settles in to its new January time slot, running three weeks from January 9 to 28. A total 17 events, including six mainstage productions from Belfast, Derry, Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Queens and Manhattan, will be seen in and out of competition. Among the productions, five are US premieres; one is a world premiere. 15 contemporary Irish writers are represented with work in performance.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
Ed Asner will present Missing Person, a play with music starring Susan Campanaro composed by Lynn Portas with book by Ms. Campanaro for 5 performances only (August 21-24) at The Playroom Theater (151 West 46th Street- just east of Broadway).
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 23, 2019
New Yiddish Rep will present Lea Kalisch (www.leakalisch.com) in a new solo show, 'In Love with a Dream,' as its May 11 'Kabaret!' at The Cyrus and Rose Feldman Studio Theater, 315 W. 39 Street, 9th floor. Kalisch is a dynamic, sexy, multidisciplinary performer originally from Zurich, Switzerland.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2021
The Acting Company today announces they will continue their Alumni Spotlight virtual programming series by producing a reading of Muse, a new play by Acting Company alum and Broadway mainstay Tom Alan Robbins.