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Maxine Elliott's Theatre

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(New York, NY)
109 West 39th Street
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 30, 2021
Today, Opera San José launches its 2021-22 season with Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's rarely-seen opera Mozart and Salieri, presented virtually to opera lovers throughout the Bay Area and beyond.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2020
The Stagea??has announced the 2020 winners ofa??The Stagea??Debut Awards, in association witha??Access Entertainment. The awards were presented as a virtual ceremony on Sunday, September 27, filmed at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, in the heart of London's West End.   
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 19, 2019
Mipso, North Carolina's acclaimed indie-Americana quartet, today release the video for their hit single “People Change.” The beautifully animated video illustrates the complicated emotions explored in the song's lyrics – the intimate loss of losing someone, not necessarily from death or from a romantic break, but the equally heartbreaking experience of growing up and growing apart. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2021
Opera San José launches its 2021-22 season with Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s rarely-seen opera Mozart and Salieri, presented virtually to opera lovers throughout the Bay Area and beyond. In this intimate psychological thriller, Vienna’s leading composer, Antonio Salieri, is seething over the upstart Mozart – a brash newcomer whose genius is undeniable.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2020
The Black British Theatre Awards 2020 championed the artistic excellence and achievements of the black creatives and performers across all aspects of theatre. The program's first television broadcast on Sky Arts highlighted a cross section of some of the 2020 award-winners. 
by Marianka Swain - Oct 25, 2020
Tonight, the Olivier Awards will be announced in a special online broadcast. We'll be updating the list of nominees LIVE throughout the evening.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2020
At 7:30 PM EST on Sunday, November 1, the Hangar Theatre Company will present a virtual stream of a new play, Dear Hope, by Joy Peskin, directed by Michael Barakiva. The performance is free, with registration required.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 2, 2020
Piffaro, Philadelphia's Renaissance Wind Band, has elected to forgo live concerts in the 20/21 season. However, executive director Shannon Cline sees a silver lining to presenting concerts online.
by Michael Major - Oct 19, 2021
Thurman will star as Arianna Huffington, the businesswoman and co-founder of The Huffington Post, who was an Uber board member. She joins Emmy winner Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Kyle Chandler.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 16, 2019
SHOWTIME has announced the development of a new untitled limited series based on the bestselling book Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber, written by Mike Isaac. Brian Koppelman and David Levien (BILLIONS) will executive produce and write the series, as part of their overall deal with SHOWTIME. Isaac will co-executive produce the project. The limited series will be produced by SHOWTIME. The announcement was made today by Gary Levine and Jana Winograde, Presidents of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc.
by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 5, 2019
The Female Eye Film Festival (FeFF) returns for its 17th edition from November 7 to 10, 2019 at Scotiabank Theatre, 259 Richmond St. West. Industry Initiatives take place at the Hyatt Regency Toronto, 370 King Street West, Toronto Ontario Canada.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 26, 2019
Full casting for Ben Elton's stage adaption of the critically acclaimed BBC TV sitcom Upstart Crow - which opens at the Gielgud Theatre on 7 February 2020 and will see David Mitchell make his West End debut - has been announced.
by Michael Major - Nov 23, 2021
Starring Emmy winner Joseph Gordon-Levitt (The Trial of the Chicago 7), Emmy winner Kyle Chandler (Bloodline, Friday Night Lights) and Oscar®and Emmy nominee Uma Thurman (Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction), the first season is based on Mike Isaac’s bestselling book Super Pumped: The Battle For Uber.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2021
Five casts of three readers do a costumed dramatic reading using Dicken’s own performance script. Live performances include a Victorian tea service at intermission. Victorian Christmas music precedes and ends each “Stave” of the story. Period charm combines with an increasingly relevant story for our times.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2019
Midtown Direct and Triple Birch Media present an exclusive preview reading of NOVEL: An Audio Drama Series, created by Aimee Parrott and William Bienes.
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2019
CAPE FEAR REGIONAL THEATRE is bringing the 4-time Tony Award winning musical 'Memphis' to Fayetteville May 9-26. Directed by Suzanne Agins, with Music and Lyrics by David Bryan and Book and Lyrics by Joe DiPietro, this show stopping musical stars Shonica Gooden from Broadway's company of 'Hamilton'. The show is choreographed by Ellenore Scott ('King Kong', 'CATS', 'Head Over Heels') with music direction by Sarah Wussow.
by Tori Hartshorn - May 29, 2019
Mipso, North Carolina's acclaimed indie-Americana quartet, continue a year of extensive touring with their newly announced North American Summer 2019 Tour. Kicking off on Saturday, June 1st  at the Kerrville Folk Festival in Kerrville, TX, Mipso continues on to play over 22 dates throughout the summer, including stops at the Montreal Folk Festival sur le Canal in Montréal, the Green River Festival in Massachusetts, Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival in Oak Hill, NY and the Green Mountain Bluegrass at Roots Festival in Manchester, VT. Mipso return to their hometown of Raleigh, NC on August 31st to close out the summer season headlining the North Carolina Museum of Art with Buck Meek (of Big Thief) opening. See the complete list of Mipso's summer tour dates below. Tickets are available at
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 24, 2021
Gordon-Levitt will next appear in the half-hour comedy-drama series Mr. Corman, which he also created and directs. He first became well-known to TV audiences for his role on 3rd Rock From the Sun. 
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2022
The Upstart Crow opened at the Gielgud Theatre in February 2020 to an array of glowing reviews and sold out performances. Then Covid hit and theatres were forced to close for the first lockdown. Now, one plague and an Olivier Award nomination later, this all-new comedy is back, starring David Mitchell.
by Stephi Wild - May 15, 2019
Theatre Raleigh presents the next show in its 2019 Summer Series, Junk by Ayad Akhtar. Inspired by the real junk bond kings of the 1980's, this riveting show offers an inside look at how money became the only thing that mattered.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2020
The 2020 Oliver Award nominations have been announced!
by Alan Henry - Mar 28, 2019
Stage Right Theatrics is a company promoting conservative-themed plays and the artists who create them. In a new feature from Vice News, the company - based in Columbus, OH, is profiled. Check out the video below.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2019
Experience comedy in full color with Flexx: A Whole-Ass Live Show at Caveat. Helmed by a vibrant cast of Brooklyn's most diverse comedians, the Most Urban Website in the World is bringing its sharp satire to the stage.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 8, 2020
The 12 songs on lovelosslove explore the ways of experiencing loss and love, two feelings that are so tightly intertwined that they sometimes feel seamless, like a continuous thread. Loss is another color of love, which is why it hurts so much.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2021
One of Silicon Valley's flagship arts organizations, Opera San José, unveils its 2021-22 season, featuring new productions, company premieres, artist debuts, and cultural collaborations, in four vivid productions – including one with Broadway roots, a company first. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 29, 2020
A director's debut, a cast disrupted by the pandemic, Zoom rehearsals to keep the play alive, a change of venue, the need to completely reblock and redesign the play, delays as they waited for restrictions to allow performance...
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 18, 2020
Tomorrow, June 19th, Iris Lune's debut album lovelosslove will be released exclusively via Bandcamp. In solidarity with the movement and Bandcamp's initiative, the band will be donating 100% of the proceeds from tomorrow's digital sales to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. The album will be available on all DSPs on June 26th, and until then, Iris Lune will be donating proceeds from the album (100% of digital sales) and merch (50% of sales) to the following organizations:
by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2020
Join Upstart Crows of Santa Fe for a socially-distanced, small-audience, outdoor production of Shakespeare's tragedy, Macbeth, performed by 14 masked actors ages 11 - 19 under the direction of Liam Mitchell at UU Santa Fe's beautiful courtyard in Santa Fe.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2021
Productions include Kate Buckley and James De Vita's cut of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra and Androcles and the Lion by George Bernard Shaw.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2022
Coming to the Octagon Theatre Bolton this autumn, the musical adaptation of The Book Thief has announced its full creative team. This beloved book is brought to life with a script by award-winning author Jodi Picoult (My Sister’s Keeper and Small Great Things) and Timothy Allen McDonald (adaptor of Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka and James and the Giant Peach).
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 28, 2022
After years of anticipation, Burbage Theatre Co closes their 10th season with the New England premiere Ayad Akhtar's award-winning Junk, running August 18 - September 11.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 20, 2021
Opera San José launches the season in a reimagined format, bringing Rimsky-Korsakov's rarely-seen opera, Mozart and Salieri, virtually to opera lovers throughout the Bay Area and beyond. Vienna's leading composer is seething over the upstart Mozart – a brash newcomer whose genius is undeniable.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 9, 2020
HBO Sports and Bill Simmons' Ringer Films have partnered with Triple Threat TV to debut the documentary film WOMEN OF TROY, an illuminating tale of the historic and transcendent USC women's basketball team of the 1980s, it was announced today by Peter Nelson, executive vice president, HBO Sports.
by Michael Major - Jan 27, 2022
Starring Emmy® winner Joseph Gordon-Levitt (The Trial of the Chicago 7), Emmy winner Kyle Chandler (Bloodline, Friday Night Lights) and Oscar® and Emmy nominee Uma Thurman (Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction), the first season is based on Mike Isaac’s bestselling book Super Pumped: the Battle For Uber. Watch the new trailer now!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2022
Love's Labor's Won performs at The Dairy Arts Center 2590 Walnut St, Boulder, Colorado in the Grace Gamm Theater.
by Anna Jensen - Feb 3, 2022
A 'joyful' celebration of Shakespearean theater and the Broadway musical!
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 26, 2022
Uma Thurman appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night to discuss her role in the upcoming SHOWTIME series, Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber.
by Cindy Marcolina - Feb 17, 2020
Born out of the celebrations for the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death in 2016, Ben Elton's sit-com Upstart Crow went on to have three series and multiple Christmas specials. It follows William Shakespeare, who's by now rather well-known in London, as he attempts to write his notorious body of work pinching ideas here and there and taking credit for quotes that aren't his, scribbling away whenever his nearest and dearest say something clever for future use.
by Michael Major - Feb 16, 2022
The new season will focus on the relationship at the center of that metamorphosis –  between Sheryl Sandberg and Mark Zuckerberg –  and the world-changing forces unleashed, intentionally and unintentionally, as a result. The second season pickup comes ahead of the premiere of the first installment SUPER PUMPED: THE BATTLE FOR UBER.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2020
This Christmas, Greenwich Theatre reopens with Russ Tunney’s thrilling festive adaptation of Joan Aiken's classic children's novel, The Wolves of Willoughby Chase. This fun-filled socially distanced adventure is accompanied by an online and interactive experience, Sir Willoughby’s Challenge, for those unable to attend the live performance.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2020
Today Seattle Shakespeare Company announced that due to the ongoing public health crisis, it will cancel all its live productions planned for the theatre’s 30th Anniversary season.  The canceled productions of Volpone and Much Ado About Nothing join the previously announced cancelations of Richard II and Long Day’s Journey into Night.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2020
The Stage has today announced the award-winning & Juliet actress Miriam-Teak Lee will host this year's The Stage Debut Awards, in association with Access Entertainment.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 13, 2020
Wendell Pierce (The Wire, Suits), Robbie Williams (Take That), David Mitchell (Peep Show), Aimee Lou Wood (Netflix's Sex Education) and the stars of West End musical Dear Evan Hansen are among the nominees for The Stage Debut Awards 2020, in association with Access Entertainment. 
by John McDaid - Apr 24, 2022
A show where all the characters are squirrels? Yes. Playwright Robert Askins puts a warning in the mouth of the scientist who opens the show: 'Buckle up, you discerning patron of the arts.' And you should. Because this cleverly written, brilliantly acted, and flawlessly executed production takes audiences on quite a wild ride.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 23, 2019
Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) Incoming Artistic Director Nataki Garrett and Artistic Director Bill Rauch announced the Festival's 2020 playbill today. The season celebrates OSF's ongoing commitment to the work of Shakespeare, imaginative adaptations of beloved classics and illuminating new plays in a Jubilee year that includes two world-premiere American Revolutions commissions for only the second time in the Festival's history.
by Zoe Burke - Apr 18, 2019
A chaotic evening during the summer of 2018 led to the Upstart Crows' upcoming departure from their traditional Shakespearean programming - the youth acting troupe had just embarked upon a much anticipated trip to the Stratford Festival in Canada, and as it often does, Murphy's Law applied to their travels. They only barely got to their seats as the lights went down for the first production they were to see - Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband - but despite the craziness that preceded the performance, the young actors were enamored with Wilde's wit, and as they left the performance at the end of the evening, a plan to perform some Wilde of their own was quickly formed.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 18, 2019
Under The Streetlamp - the critically acclaimed musical group that's returning to Nashville this weekend for a trio of performances with The Nashville Symphony - was formed when four friends, who had appeared together in the Chicago production of the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys, decided they should continue their collaboration after the show was shuttered.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 18, 2019
The Peabody Board of Jurors revealed today nine Entertainment winners and a Children's winner for programs released in 2018. The honorees include a children's superhero saga focused on empathy; darkly comic immersions into the male and female killer mind; welcomed reformulations and expansions of standup comedy and political entertainment shows; and expansive creativity in a show that might best be described as Afro-surrealism meets Parliament Funkadelic.
by Roger Catlin - Apr 17, 2019
It would have been interesting to hear the 1953 conversation between author Richard Wright and the upstart man of letters James Baldwin at the ex-pat literary nexus of Les Deux Magots in Paris.

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The Upstart has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1910.

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The Upstart has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1910.

What productions of The Upstart have there been?
The Upstart has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1910.