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Winter Garden Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
1634 Broadway (At W. 50th St.)
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
The New York Coffee Festival, which is celebrating its 5th anniversary in the city that never sleeps, has announced a number of new sponsors for this year's event. The Festival is thrilled to be partnering with Kahlua and Absolut as the official alcohol sponsors of the Cold Brew Cocktail Bar and The Music Stage NYC 2019. It has also been announced that Almond Breeze will be official non-dairy sponsor, Art of Tea will be joining as the exclusive tea sponsor, and Waterwise will be the exclusive water filtration sponsor.
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2018
Comedy Central today announced a multiplatform development deal with Anthony Jeselnik, the irreverent, iconoclastic comedian with whom the #1 brand in comedy previously collaborated for two seasons of The Jeselnik Offensive and his 2013 stand-up special, Caligula.
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 25, 2018
'The Big Chocolate Show' returns to New York City this weekend for its third year and sets the stage for 'Chocolate Week NYC' that is held from September 28 to October 5, 2018. Chocolate Week NYC is a celebration of all things chocolate taking place in restaurants, specialty shops, bakeries, and ice cream parlors throughout the 5 boroughs.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018
Following successful launches in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, Viacom's Comedy Central will extend its international presence once again, starting in France this fall, according to Variety.
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
NBC News has reported on the death of beloved sitcom star Bill Macy, who was best known for his role on 70s sitcom 'Maude.' The character actor was 97.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
The Peoples Improv Theater (The PIT) presents the eighth annual NYC SketchFest 2019, bringing 132 of the best sketch comedy groups from around the country and the world together in one place. This years festival is focused on 'the different voices of sketch' by highlighting diverse groups from the emerging New York City sketch scene alongside national headliners.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2020
Chances are you have some serious coffee drinkers on your holiday gift list. Wouldn't it be nice to make them happy (SO happy!) and introduce them to the newest trend in specialty coffee at the same time? For thoughtful gift ideas that check all the boxes, look no further than Steeped Coffee
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018
Hosted by GRETEL KILLEEN & featuring WENDY HARMER, NIKKI BRITTON, LIZZY HOO AND MAXI SHIELD, JJJ radio host & acclaimed comedian GEN FRICKER has joined the line-up for this one night only live comedy gala.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2020
On Thursday November 11, 7:30 PM, Hatbox and Tiny Hands Productions will bring you all yet another exciting night of laughs with the November edition of Comedy Out of the Box. This night will be hosted by Chad Blodgett, Holly Johnston will be their special guest.
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2018
SF Sketchfest presented by Audible announces the initial line up for the 18th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival January 10-27, 2019, featuring top comedic talent performing in venues across the city. Audiences can expect another outstanding year of programming and fun as SF Sketchfest will host major comedy stars and the best up-and-coming acts from around the world for non-stop entertainment including sketch, stand-up, alternative comedy, music, improv, films, tributes, live podcasts, storytelling, family shows, workshops, panels and more.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018
SF Sketchfest presented by Audible announces the initial line up for the 18th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival January 10-27, 2019, featuring top comedic talent performing in venues across the city. Audiences can expect another outstanding year of programming and fun as SF Sketchfest will host major comedy stars and the best up-and-coming acts from around the world for non-stop entertainment including sketch, stand-up, alternative comedy, music, improv, films, tributes, live podcasts, storytelling, family shows, workshops, panels and more.
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Nov 14, 2018
Where will a holiday memory be made this season? Somewhere near Whoville staged at Children's Theatre Company (CTC)? The illustrious CTC opened their musical extravaganza' 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' penned by the iconic Dr. Seuss beginning in 1994, and reprises the production from last season. While Theo Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss, created the story in 1957, CTC envisioned a production to touch any young heart despite the actual chronological age. The production's book and lyrics by Timothy Mason together with music by Mel Marvin continue to delight audiences these past 20 years since the musical's inception--and all the memories the production has created in that span of time through the years.
by Gil Kaan - May 8, 2018
Rogue Artists Ensemble's 2015 world premiere of WOOD BOY DOG FISH, their unique retelling of The Adventures of Pinocchio, will be receiving a spiffy remounting at the Garry Marshall Theatre beginning May 12, 2018. We had the most opportune opportunity to talk some serious talk with the co-writer of both WOOD BOY DOG FISH editions - Chelsea Sutton, as she shared her histories with the Falcon Theatre, Rogue Artists Ensemble and the late Garry Marshall.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
SF Sketchfest announced a new series of Live from the Archive videos that will be released each Tuesday beginning on May 5, 2020. The series will feature many never-before-seen performances, tribute conversations and panel discussions from the past 19 years and will include appearances by many comedy and entertainment luminaries.
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019
The annual Marcia Quick Gard Theatre Arts Scholarship was founded and funded in 2018 by Larry Gard in memory of his wife and her life-long commitment to excellence as an actor.  The scholarship offers awards of both $1,000 and $500 to university level theatre students who intend to become professional actors.  The funds are intended to provide financial support for the recipients' education expenses.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019
Art House Productions (Meredith Burns, Executive Director, Xavier Padin, and Rich Kiamco, Producers) is proud to announce the second annual 6th Borough Comedy Festival (6BCF) from June 12th-15th. 6BCF will be held in Downtown Jersey City with over 130 performers from across the country. The festival features Stand Up, Sketch, Improv, Roast Battles, Podcasts and new special events: The Roast Of Jersey City's Mayor Steven Fulop, and a celebrity guest on the podcast, The James Altucher Show. This year's industry judges include Stand-Up New York and Catch A Rising Star. In addition, one comedian will be selected to headline a weekend show at Stand Up NY! For more information and to purchase tickets, go to www.6BCF.com
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020
Hosted by Alise Morales (Betches, Our Cartoon President), The Roast of Your Teenage Self asks performers to take on the on person everyone loves to hate: themselves in high school.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018
The Off-Broadway hit Men Are From Mars - Women Are From Venus LIVE! is a one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up and a light-hearted theatrical comedy based on The New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade by John Gray. Moving swiftly through a series of vignettes, the show covers everything from dating and marriage to the bedroom. This show returns to the Aronoff Center's intimate Jarson-Kaplan Theater on Friday, April 13 at 7:30 PM and Saturday, April 14 at 4:00 PM & 7:30 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018
Celebrate the summer with Artists' Exchange at its 13th annual One Act Play Festival at the intimate Theatre 82 (82 Rolfe Square, Cranston) from July 26 - August 11, 2018. Experience 12 original one act plays written by local, national, and international playwrights and performed by actors of all ages, abilities, and acting experience. Performances are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings at 7pm; tickets are $15 in advance. Beer and wine cash bar available before and during the show.
by TV News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
Comedy legend and The Dick Van Dyke Show creator Carl Reiner has passed away at 98. His assistant Judy Nagy confirmed to Variety that he died of natural causes on Monday night at his home in Beverly Hills.
by TV News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
Comedy legend and The Dick Van Dyke Show creator Carl Reiner has passed away at 98. His assistant Judy Nagy confirmed to Variety that he died of natural causes on Monday night at his home in Beverly Hills.
by Lianna Albrizio - Jun 20, 2019
Funnymen Gilbert Gottfried and Chip Ambrogio will appear at the Black Box PAC in Teaneck for an unforgettable evening of side-splitting standup comedy to raise funds for the theater's educational programs and Bergen County's Shakespeare in the Park.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018
Free For All, one of the capital's cherished annual traditions, will return this summer to Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC), offering two weeks of free performances of the Company's 2016 production of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. Directed by STC Associate Artistic Director Alan Paul, whose hit production of Camelot has extended through July 8 due to popular demand, the production will run at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F St NW) from August 21-September 2, providing more than 12,000 people the chance to see the play free of charge.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018
The Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis saw major ratings and viewership increases compared to the Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe in 2016, up 17% in total viewers and 21% among Adults 18-49 in first-day gross tallies. The Roast of Bruce Willisnabbed 3.2 million viewers for the evening across simulcasts and re-air, earned a 2.1 combined A18-49 rating, and was the #1 most social ad-supported cable entertainment program for the day. On Comedy Central alone, the Roast of Bruce Willis posted a 1.2 A18-49 rating, up +23% versus the Roast of Rob Lowe on Labor Day 2016. (Sources: Nielsen Media Research, L+SD Fast Nationals; Nielsen Social)
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020
Art House Productions has announced the Virtual Jersey City Comedy Festival (JCCF) which will take place next month, August 12th-15th. JCCF will be held entirely on Zoom with over 65 performers from across the country.
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2018
Love a little summer slander this time of year! Comedy Central, the #1 brand in comedy, announced today that Nikki Glaser, Anthony Jeselnik and Roastmaster General Jeff Ross will serve as judges for the third season of Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle, premiering on Tuesday, July 31 at 10:00 P.M.  A sneak peek of the third season premiere of #RoastBattle will debut immediately following the Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis on Sunday, July 29 at midnight. The series will also launch its official Roast Battlepodcast on Comedy Central's Global Podcast Network beginning on Monday, July 30.
by Lianna Albrizio - Jul 2, 2019
Gilbert Gottfried, the comedian's comedian, and Chip Ambrogio, Friars Club Roast writer and Garden State native, performed a sold-out standup gig at the Black Box PAC on June 27.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018
For over 13 years, from the stage to the silver screen, Steve Rannazzisi has made audiences laugh. Rannazzisi is best known for his seven seasons staring as Kevin McArthur and writing on the critically acclaimed FX Network comedy series, The League.
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2018
The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, announces actor and screenwriter, PAUL RUDD, as the recipient of its 2018 Man of the Year Award.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
Nikki Glaser is one of the funniest female voices in comedy today. For over a decade at clubs across the country and as the host of three hit podcasts, Glaser has been honing her shockingly honest, no-holds-barred style of comedy. She has executive produced and hosted two TV shows (a?oeNikki & Sara Livea?? for MTV and a?oeNot Safe with Nikki Glasera?? for Comedy Central) and made multiple stand-up specials and late-night tv appearances. Glaser is currently over-sharing as the daily host of the morning radio show a?oeYou Up with Nikki Glasera?? on Comedy Central radio on Sirius XM.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
If you want to keep tabs on the next generation of exciting young Australian comedy talent, this is the show for you.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
THE ROAST OF THE KENNEDYS, a new comedy show created by Alise Morales (Our Cartoon President) and Matt Strickland (Comedy Central) is coming to Cantina Royal via the Brooklyn Comedy Collective on 2/13 at 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, has announced BEN PLATT as the recipient of its 2020 Man of the Year Award, and the youngest ever Man of the Year in the 54 years of the award. The Pudding will present this honor to a Tony, Grammy, and Emmy award-winning actor and musician who has made a meaningful impact on Broadway, television, and film.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019
Carolines on Broadway, New York City's premier comedy venue, presents its talented line-up for the month of March, highlighted by headliners Kevin Nealon, from CBS' Man with a Plan, March 1 and 2; Alyssa Edwards, from VH-1's RuPaul's Drag Race, March 7 - 9; Gilbert Gottfried, host of 'Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing, Colossal Podcast!,' one night only March 20; and social media influencer HaHa Davis, March 29 - 31.
by Mark C. Lloyd - Feb 16, 2018
BWW Interview: ACTRESS TAMMY CATALANO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Eve and Elin are theatre-makers from Leeds and Manchester who have been working together since they met at the University of Sheffield in 2013. It was there that they established Footprint Theatre, an award-winning, small-scale touring company. 'Screwdriver' is their first collaboration as writers, heading this year's Evolution festival.
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 1, 2018
It may be cold outside, but it's really the perfect time to enjoy a cool, creamy treat while cozying up indoors. Ben & Jerry's has recently launched an innovative line of their truffle-inspired indulgences.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
Boyd Gaming destinations throughout the Las Vegas Valley are making holiday dining merry and memorable with a variety of festive specials and spirited dining experiences available this December.
by Maria Nockin - Dec 4, 2020
Los Angeles Opera has a number of excellent recitals on its website including one by baritone Craig Colclough in which he sings the Shakespeare monologues from Otello and Macbeth that Verdi set to music. Together with pianist Jeremy Frank, Colclough presents a program that also includes works by Beethoven, Wagner, Porter, and Vaughan Williams.
by E.H. Reiter - Dec 28, 2019
A holiday trip backstage of DR. SEUSS'S HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! at The Old Globe.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2020
As you prepare to deck the halls, trim the tree, and slice the roast beast, get into the holiday spirit this Christmas with a little bit of help from the Great White Way. Check out our mega-playlist of collected Christmas songs from Broadway shows like White Christmas, Elf, Rent, She Loves Me and more, as well as classics sung by some of Broadway's biggest stars, such as Billy Porter, Julie Andrews, Kristin Chenoweth, Barbra Streisand, and many others!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2019
As you prepare to deck the halls, trim the tree, and slice the roast beast, get into the holiday spirit this Christmas with a little bit of help from the Great White Way. Check out our mega-playlist of collected Christmas songs from Broadway shows like White Christmas, Elf, Rent, She Loves Me and more, as well as classics sung by some of Broadway's biggest stars, such as Billy Porter, Julie Andrews, Kristin Chenoweth, Barbra Streisand, and many others!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2020
Check out these three Christmas menus from Great Performances, Jones Wood Foundry and David Burke Tavern.
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 15, 2018
The holidays are in full swing Fairway Market is sharing a crowd-pleasing recipe that can be served at your next gathering or for Christmas dinner.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018
Emmy-nominated stand-up comedian Anthony Jeselnik will return to the Aces of Comedy series stage for the first time in nearly four years when he performs Saturday, Oct. 20 at 10 p.m. Tickets to see his Funny Games 2018 World Tour live at the Terry Fator Theatre inside The Mirage Hotel & Casino are on sale now. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018
Celebrate the summer with Artists' Exchange at its 13th annual One Act Play Festival at the intimate Theatre 82 (82 Rolfe Square, Cranston) from July 26 - August 11, 2018. Experience 12 original one act plays written by local, national, and international playwrights and performed by actors of all ages, abilities, and acting experience. Performances are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings at 7pm; tickets are $15 in advance. Beer and wine cash bar available before and during the show.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2019
Tickets are now on sale for Playhouse on Park's Comedy Night Series, beginning on October 19 at 8pm. Missy Hall and Sean Morton will co-headline.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018
Broad Views on Broadway's 2nd Annual Summer Fresh Festival is set to present the world premiere staged reading of Erik Ransom's "Civil Blood (The Resurrection of Romeo)" which serves as a fantastical, tragicomic sequel to William Shakespeare's "Romeo & Juliet".
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2018
You won't see the President get roasted in person at this weekend's White House Correspondents' Dinner, but you can see him react to burns on Comedy Central! Before he ever felt the heat from the special counsel, he felt it from the likes of Seth MacFarlane, Snoop Dogg, Whitney Cummings, Jeff Ross, Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino and more during the Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump. Comedy Central will encore the punishment on April 26 at 9:30 p.m., April 27 at midnight, and April 29 at 11 p.m. (all times EP/PT).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018
You won't see the President get roasted in person at this weekend's White House Correspondents' Dinner, but you can see him react to burns on Comedy Central! Before he ever felt the heat from the special counsel, he felt it from the likes of Seth MacFarlane, Snoop Dogg, Whitney Cummings, Jeff Ross, Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino and more during the COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST of Donald Trump. Comedy Central will encore the punishment on April 26 at 9:30 p.m., April 27 at midnight, and April 29 at 11 p.m. (all times EP/PT).