The Stranger Broadway


Playhouse Theatre

(New York, NY)
137 W. 48th St.
by Stage Tube - Sep 9, 2019
Based on the best-selling novel by Sophie Kinsella, CAN YOU KEEP A SECRET? tells the story of New York City marketing manager Emma (Alexandra Daddario), who is stuck in a rut in her professional and romantic life. On her flight home from a botched client meeting, the plane hits turbulence and Emma confesses all of her secrets to the stranger sitting next to her…at least she thought he was a stranger, until she later meets Jack (Tyler Hoechlin), her company's handsome CEO, who now knows every humiliating detail about her. Suddenly, Emma's life is hilariously and embarrassingly turned upside down as she navigates whether telling the truth is the answer to finding love.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) presents Samin Nosrat in Conversation with Lindy West on Sunday, October 13 at 7 p.m. at Royce Hall. Tickets for $28a?"$79 are available now at, 310-825-2101, and the Royce Hall box office.
by TV News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
Netflix has renewed the worldwide hit series Stranger Things for a fourth season and signed series creators and showrunners The Duffer Brothers to a multi-year film and series overall deal. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Danse Theatre Surreality, a multidisciplinary ensemble led by director Lauren Hlubny, will present the World Premiere of Thoughts & Prayers, a music-driven physical theatre show on political themes, with an original score by composer and saxophone virtuoso Thomas Giles (known for his work with MANA Quartet), who also performs in the piece along the ensemble of musicians and a dancer. The work will be presented at the TADA! Youth Theatre (25 W 28th Street, NY, NY 10001) from September 19 till 29, playing Thursdays to Sundays. Tickets are $15, $35 and $65 and can be purchased at
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2019
Playwrights on Park will begin the new season on Sunday, October 6, 2019. Through this reading series, original plays and musicals from emerging and established playwrights are developed and produced. The first play of the 2019-20 season is ALMA BAYA by Edward Einhorn. Sasha Bratt will direct.
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
MGM Television is teaming with Universal Music Publishing Group to create 'Scenes From an Italian Restaurant,'  a scripted 'arc-thology' based on Billy Joel's life.
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
This October, PBS KIDS invites families to celebrate the beginning of autumn with new episodes of their favorite shows, new games and a wide array of activities. Starting October 7, PBS KIDS will kick off a full week of brand-new episodes of MOLLY OF DENALI on PBS stations and the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel and live stream. Viewers will join Molly, Trini and Tooey on adventures to see the Northern Lights, attend a totem pole raising in Sitka and more, while showcasing kindness through Alaska Native values like showing respect to others and sharing what you have. Additionally, PBS KIDS will premiere new episodes of ARTHUR. And beginning October 14, families will be able to watch returning Halloween favorites through the end of the month.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Sonia Friedman Productions today announced Conor McPherson's (The Weir, Girl from the North Country) new adaptation of Anton Chekhov's masterpiece Uncle Vanya directed by Ian Rickson (Jerusalem, The Seagull) which will run at the Harold Pinter Theatre from 14th January 2020 with Opening Night on Thursday 23rd January 2020. Tickets go on general sale from Monday 30th September with priority booking from Wednesday 25th September.
by TV News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Shondaland and Netflix today announced Notes on Love, a new original episodic anthology series under Shonda Rhimes' overall deal.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Seattle favorite David Sedaris returns to Benaroya Hall for one night only, Sunday November 10 2019 at 7:00pm. 'Sedaristas' traditionally pack the house, at present only rear main floor, scattered singles and third tier seats remain available. He is one of America's pre-eminent humor writers; the master of satire and one of today's most observant writers addressing the human condition. With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, he will delight the audience with twists of humor and intelligence as he shares both published stories and works-in-progress.
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
 2020 will see the premiere of the next Polish original series from Netflix! Production of The Woods, an adaptation of Harlan Coben's bestselling thriller of the same name, has already begun.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019
Theatre Puget Sound (TPS) announces today that Valerie Curtis-Newton will be the recipient of the 2019 Gregory A. Falls Sustained Achievement Award.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
Star of the Day's Spotlight Cabaret brings you STRANGER SINGS - A Halloween Cabaret and Open Mic Night!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie today announces the full casting for his revival of Guys and Dolls - Natalie Casey (Miss Adelaide), Darragh Cowley (Lt Brannigan), Dafydd Emyr (Big Jule), Jacob Fisher (Harry the Horse), Adrian Hansel (Benny Southstreet), Dawn Hope (General Cartwright), Kadiff Kirwan (Sky Masterson), TJ Lloyd (Nicely-Nicely Johnson), Matthew Malthouse (Rusty Charlie), Martin Marquez (Nathan Detroit), Ross McLaren (Angie the Ox), Garry Robson (Arvide Abernathy), and Alex Young (Sarah Brown) with Shaquille Brush (Havana Boy), Frances Camier (Havana Girl), Charlotte Coggin, Adam Denman, Emily Dunn, Tash Holway, Samantha Hull, Kate Playdon and Anthony Starr. The production opens on 12 December, with previews from 7 December, and runs until 18 January 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
For 2020, the 44th year of London's annual festival of contemporary visual theatre, 10 overseas companies join 8 British groups, including 4 LIMF co-commissioned productions: This Time, a tender take on relationships and ageing from aerial theatre company Ockham's Razor; Romancing the Apocalypse from multi award winning dance duo Thick & Tight; Dead Good, a funny and poignant story of dying from full mask theatre company Vamos Theatre; and the story of one of showbiz's long overlooked partnerships, The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel performed by Told by an Idiot at new festival venue, the iconic Wilton's Music Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019
The de Blasio Administration today announced the launch of the IDNYC renewal campaign, new and returning benefit partners, and the IDNYC Middle School Card. With the fifth anniversary of the IDNYC program approaching and the first set of cards set to expire beginning in January 2020, the program has also introduced a new card design and a comprehensive, citywide advertising and targeted outreach campaign to promote renewals. IDNYC is the largest and most successful municipal ID program in the country with over 1.3 million cardholders.
by TV News Desk - Oct 24, 2019
 HBO Max has greenlit four original unscripted projects from CNN for the streamer. The slate includes Heaven's Gate and Generation Hustle (wt) from CNN Original Series and two feature-length documentaries, The Scoop and Persona (wt) from CNN Films – each offering a compelling lens through which the modern world comes into focus.
by TV News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Crystal Beth unleashes her first full-length studio record, PUSH THRU, a solo incarnation using wailing vocals, amplified clarinet, beat-boxing and electronics to weave a sonic universe all her own. The album will be released on Trey Gunn's 7D Media on October 18, 2019. Beth has been described as “world music from an imaginary planet..quite compelling & magical” (Seattle Times), “a supremely versatile and virtuosic maverick” (The Stranger), and “one of the most fearless and innovative musicians in the city…” (Earshot Jazz). Known for crafting aural rituals that encompass industrial chants, alien disco breaks, heart gushings, and robot love songs, Crystal Beth redefines the possibilities of the voice and clarinet in tight experimental pop songs and undulating, cathartic noise cries. Crafting moments that ricochet between meditation and a full body purge, she is an electric, adrenaline inducing performer voted Seattle's Best Classical Musician and nominated for NW Vocalist of the Year.
by Stage Tube - Oct 13, 2019
David Harbour hosted last night's episode of Saturday Night Live! During his opening monologue, he gave a backstage tour of SNL and ended up in the Upside Down.
by Keith Waits - Nov 7, 2019
When Theatre [502] launched in 2010, it was a personal project from a Louisville Theatre power trio, Amy Attaway, Gil Reyes, and Mike Brooks. All three brought strong experience and sound reputations for working with actors and designers. Their vision for the company was to produce contemporary plays that would be new to Louisville, '...filling a gap in what small theatre companies were doing here at the time' according to Ms. Attaway. All three were directors and the first seasons tended to take a three-point stance, each one in charge of one production.
by Review Roundups - Nov 7, 2019
A new musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL opens on Broadway tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
Goodspeed Musicals has announced this year's cast of A Connecticut Christmas Carol - the musical treat infused with Connecticut flavor by LJ Fecho and Michael O'Flaherty. Perfect for the holidays, A Connecticut Christmas Carol, the family-friendly take on the Dickens classic, will return to The Terris Theatre December 4 - 28, 2019. This production is supported in part by the Richard P. Garmany Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Masonicare at Chester Village and GKN Aerospace Services Structures Corporation.
by Stage Tube - Jun 27, 2019
The Stranger Things cast and Jimmy pose as their characters' wax statues at Madame Tussauds in Times Square, shocking unsuspecting fans while they take photos.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019
Since the beginning of time, mankind has used theatre as a way to escape. Whether it be from the stress of work, the absurdity of the news cycle, or the monotony of everyday life, from a seat on the aisle, your troubles can disappear at the theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019
Rolling Roadshow and Luck Productions are joining forces to present Luck Cinema, a film screening series in Luck, TX. This summer Luck Cinema will make its mark with an unforgettable kickoff event: a starlit screening of the Red Headed Stranger held on the original film set, featuring an in-person Q&A with the movie's star, Willie Nelson and special guests from the film. The event will take place onSaturday, July 6 at Nelson's Luck, TX ranch just outside of Austin. Tickets go on sale Thursday, June 20 at 10:00 AM.
by TV News Desk - Jul 8, 2019
On the heels of the highly-anticipated debut of “Stranger Things 3” on Netflix, Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort have released new artwork for the all-new “Stranger Things” mazes coming to Halloween Horror Nights this fall. The artwork was designed exclusively by Kyle Lambert, who has previously illustrated art for Seasons 1-3 of the mega-hit Netflix Original series, and depicts the “Stranger Things” cast bravely facing a horrifying monster and ferocious Demodogs – a fate guests will soon experience themselves in the mazes at the nation's premier Halloween events.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019
The Williams Project today announced the cast and creative team of its 2019 production line-up, 'The Bar Plays,' a two-play series including productions of Tennessee Williams' Small Craft Warnings and The Time Of Your Life by William Saroyan, performed in repertory at Seattle's historic Washington Hall in the Central District.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2019
La Monnaie opens the 2019-20 season not by one, but by two world premieres. In September 2019, at the same time as Pascal Dusapin's Macbeth Underworld at La Monnaie, Le Silence des ombres premieres at KVS. It is an opera adaptation of Maurice Maeterlinck's Trois Petits Drames pour Marionnettes, commissioned to the young French composer Benjamin Attahir and produced in close collaboration with the author and director Olivier Lexa, a team of novice creators of the National School of Visual Arts of La Cambre and a cast of young singers supported by ENOA, the European Network of Opera Academies.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019
Danse Theatre Surreality, a multidisciplinary ensemble led by director Lauren Hlubny, is proud to present the World Premiere of Thoughts & Prayers, a music-driven physical theatre show on political themes, with an original score by composer and saxophone virtuoso Thomas Giles (known for his work with MANA Quartet), who also performs in the piece along the ensemble of musicians and a dancer.
by Peter Nason - Jul 27, 2019
Patty Smithey is marvelous as Ariel, but the show belongs to the amazing Janelle Richardson as Ursula.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019
Playwright and novelist ?-dön von Horváth is one of the foremost German language writers. His last novel, Youth Without God, written in 1937, is his message from the past written to the future - a shocking evocation of life under fascism. It is brought to The Coronet Theatre stage by multi award-winning dramatist Christopher Hampton.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
The presenters have been selected for the upcoming second season of 2ND ACT,  the Palace Theater's acclaimed speaker's series that features stories by  people post age 50, who are doing some extraordinary things after mid-life. Among them is Pat Addiss, a Broadway producer based in New York who will kick the series off on September 17 with her presentation, Necessity is the Mother of Reinvention and Lisa Lampanelli, formerly known for her acerbic comedic style, who is now a life coach.  She'll be presenting her new show Losin' It on the main stage of the theater on November 16.
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
HBO has confirmed their slate of thought-provoking documentaries for the second half of 2019, including: Roger Ross Williams' THE APOLLO, an insider's look at the history and legacy of the legendary Apollo Theater; Susan Lacy's VERY RALPH, the intimate story of fashion icon Ralph Lauren; Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato and Diane von Furstenberg's LIBERTY: MOTHER OF EXILES, a revealing, up-close look at one of the most beloved icons in the world; and McMILLIONS, from executive producer Mark Wahlberg and directors James Lee Hernandez and Brian Lazarte, a documentary series chronicling the stranger-than-fiction story of how an ex-cop rigged McDonald's Monopoly game promotion for over a decade and stole millions.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
Opening on Friday, July 26, Bard SummerScape presents the long overdue American premiere of The Miracle of Heliane ('Das Wunder der Heliane,' 1927). An original staging by German director Christian Räth of the grand opera that Erich Wolfgang Korngold considered his masterpiece, 'this show promises everything: symbolism, eroticism, political intrigue and gorgeous orchestration, all done up in the composer's signature 'more is more' musical style' (New York Observer). Featuring Ausrine Stundyte, Daniel Brenna, Alfred Walker and the American Symphony Orchestra under the leadership of festival co-founder and co-artistic director Leon Botstein, The Miracle of Heliane will be sung in German with English supertitles and will run for five performances between July 26 and August 4, with an Opera Talk, free and open to the public, before the matinee on July 28. SummerScape 2019 also provides the chance to sample some of the operettas written and arranged by Korngold and his contemporaries in 'Operetta's America' (August 11) and to see a semi-staged production of his best-loved opera, Die tote Stadt ('The Dead City'; August 18), during the 30th anniversary season of the Bard Music Festival.
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2019
To honor its recent Emmy nominees, SHOWTIME has released the premiere episodes of ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA,BLACK MONDAY and WHO IS AMERICA? for free online, on streaming platforms and on demand. The network was honored with a total of 18 Emmy nominations, including 12 nominations for ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA which earned a nod for Outstanding Limited Series. Freshman comedy BLACK MONDAY received an Emmy nomination for series star Don Cheadle for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. The groundbreaking satirical series WHO IS AMERICA? created and starring Sacha Baron Cohen was honored with three Emmy nominations including Outstanding Variety Sketch Series. The premiere episode of each series is available for free now on YouTube and
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
Royal & Derngate and English Touring Theatre today announce the full cast for Nancy Medina's production of August Wilson's Two Trains Running. Medina directs Geoff Aymer (West), Ray Emmet Brown (Wolf), Derek Ezenagu (Hambone), Andrew French (Memphis), Leon Herbert (Holloway), Michael Salami (Sterling) and Anita-Joy Uwajeh (Risa). The production opens at Royal & Derngate Northampton on 4 September, with previews from 31 August and runs until 14 September before embarking on a UK tour to Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Oxford Playhouse, Cast Doncaster, New Wolsey Theatre, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre and Derby Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019
Arcola Theatre, Atticist and Ellie Keel Productions today announce full cast for the UK premiere of Anna Bella Eema by Pulitzer Prize finalist Lisa D'Amour. Jessica Lazar directs Natasha Cottriall, Gabrielle Brooks and Beverley Rudd. The new production opens at Arcola Theatre on 16 September, with previews from 11 September, and runs until 12 October.
by TV News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
It's 1985 in Hawkins, Indiana, and summer's heating up. School's out, there's a brand new mall in town, and the Hawkins crew are on the cusp of adulthood. Romance blossoms and complicates the group's dynamic, and they'll have to figure out how to grow up without growing apart. Meanwhile, danger looms. When the town's threatened by enemies old and new, Eleven and her friends are reminded that evil never ends; it evolves. Now they'll have to band together to survive, and remember that friendship is always stronger than fear.
by TV News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
Refugees and asylum seekers have been held captive under inhumane conditions on Manus Island in PNG for almost 6 years. The system is designed to be so brutal that asylum seekers are forced into despair and agree to go back home to whatever they have fled. Through his documentary Manus, Angus McDonald uses the first hand testimonials of many of the island's refugee residents, who share their harrowing stories. Manus has just won the Best Documentary Award at St Kilda Film Festival.
by Don Grigware - Dec 6, 2019
In training for the acting profession yours truly studied ballet, and I was always the first to throw the line off. I could not dance...ballet or any other form. I know so little about dance, then how can I write about it? Well, when Matthew Bourne is involved, I am envelopped in magic. What a treat to attend a Matthew Bourne event! Yes, his ballet productions are events ...  filled with magical storytelling without a word of dialogue. Like singers or actors, the ensemble tell the story through movement, with Tchaikovsky's gorgeous music to back it up. It's breathtakingly beautiful. Anger, violence and at the opposite extreme,  sensual appeal, blatant or subdued, and love are the most readily reognized emotions in this art form. Bourne divides his production into four acts with an intermission between Ac
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2019
MCMILLIONS - This documentary series chronicles the stranger-than-fiction story of an ex-cop turned security auditor who rigged the McDonald's Monopoly game promotion for a decade, stealing millions of dollars and building a vast network of co-conspirators across the U.S. The series draws on exclusive firsthand accounts and archival footage, featuring: the FBI agents who brought down the gaming scam; McDonald's corporate executives, who were themselves defrauded; the lawyers who tried the case; and the culprits and prizewinners who profited from the complicated scheme, as well as the individuals who were often unwittingly duped into being a part of the ruse.
by Peter Nason - Dec 14, 2019
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best of the best that he saw onstage in the Tampa Bay area in 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
New York City Center today announced casting for Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake. Following runs in Los Angeles and Washington D.C., Bourne's passionate and contemporary Swan Lake will play New York City Center January 30 - February 9, 2020. Los Angeles Times recently raved, 'Bourne's dance-drama will make you laugh, break your heart and dazzle you.'
by Gary Naylor - Dec 11, 2019
Sasha Regan revisits her 2015 production of the 1996 musical to deliver a splendid show for Christmas, with a relevance and harder edge that was missing a little four long years ago.
by TV Scoop - Aug 30, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of TWO SENTENCE HORROR STORIES, airing on THE CW on Thursday, September 19, 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019
How Pat Addiss arrived at her second act as a Broadway producer, is at the  heart of her fascinating story Necessity is the Mother of Re-invention  which she'll share on Tuesday September 17, 6:00pm, as the kick-off presenter for the Palace Theater's  2ND ACT series. Individual tickets are $25 ($20 for AARP and OLLI members) and include a light dinner meal, may be purchased in person or by calling the Palace Box office at  203.346.2000 or  on-line at  Subscriptions to the monthly series are also available.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
Cataldo is thrilled to announce the upcoming release of Literally Main Street, due out September 27th. The John Vanderslice produced LP is the follow up to the critically praised album Keepers, which in addition to kudos from American Songwriter, The Stranger, and Brooklyn Vegan, won attention from Stereogum for bridging “pensive indie rock stylings with rhythmically complex pop worthy of an '80s teen movie's closing credits.” Today Cataldo, the moniker for Seattle musician Eric Anderson's creative output, is sharing the music video for the new single “Ding Dong Scrambled Eggs”, which Flood Magazine praises as “stormy and evocative.” This fall, Cataldo hits the road for dates up and down the east and west coasts. All upcoming tour dates are below.
by Stage Tube - Aug 16, 2019
Based on the best-selling novel by Sophie Kinsella, CAN YOU KEEP A SECRET? tells the story of New York City marketing manager Emma (Alexandra Daddario), who is stuck in a rut in her professional and romantic life. On her flight home from a botched client meeting, the plane hits turbulence and Emma confesses all of her secrets to the stranger sitting next to her…at least she thought he was a stranger, until she later meets Jack (Tyler Hoechlin), her company's handsome CEO, who now knows every humiliating detail about her. Suddenly, Emma's life is hilariously and embarrassingly turned upside down as she navigates whether telling the truth is the answer to finding love.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
International best-selling author and podcast host Malcolm Gladwell comes to The Music Hall as part of the Writers on a New England Stage series on Friday, September 13. He will discuss his latest book, TALKING TO STRANGERS, which offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangersa?"and why they often go wrong.