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No-No Boy's New Album 'Empire Electric' Out Now by Michael Major - Sep 29, 2023

No-No Boy's new album 'Empire Electric' is out now on Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. The article also mentions select tour dates in New York, Boston, Seattle, and Washington DC. In addition to Julian Saporiti (lead vocals, instruments, programming) and Emilia Halvorsen Saporiti.

Erika Henningsen, Jason Gotay, and More Set For EVER AFTER in Concert at the Ordway by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2023

This special event will kick off the Ordway's 2023-2024 season and give audiences an exclusive look at the latest songs from a musical in development, Ever After, based on the 1998 film starring Drew Barrymore.

Longtime General Manager Member Marilyn S. Miller Dies at 88 by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2023

Marilyn S. Miller, an ATPAM member since 1966, passed away on September 2, 2023 at the Actors Fund Home. Ms. Miller was an ATPAM Gold Card member of the Managers’ Chapter.

Off-Brand Opera Presents RIDERS TO THE SEA: THE MUSICAL At Brooklyn Art Haus by A.A. Cristi - Sep 25, 2023

Off-Brand Opera presents Riders to the Sea: The Musical, an experimental production blurring the lines between opera and musical theater. Join us at Brooklyn Art Haus from June 9-11 for this modern adaptation of the classic Vaughn Williams opera. Tickets available at

Crocodile, Inc. to Present World Premiere Reading of New Musical THE GRASSHOPPER Next Month by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 25, 2023

CROCODILE, INC. will present the world premiere reading of new musical THE GRASSHOPPER on Sat, Oct 7 at Pacific Resident Theatre in Venice.

Photos: HRH The Duchess of Edinburgh Attends MUSICALS FROM THE HEART by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 19, 2023

Take a look at the visit of HRH The Duchess of Edinburgh to the heartwarming musical event, MUSICALS FROM THE HEART. Browse through the captivating photos capturing the royal meeting with the cast, show attendees, and Heartbeat Foundation representatives.

Molière in the Park Gala to Honor Samira Wiley & Jérémie Robert by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 19, 2023

Join Molière in the Park for an unforgettable evening at the OneLove OneTheater Gala, honoring Samira Wiley and Jérémie Robert. Don't miss this opportunity to support Molière in the Park's mission of fostering empathy and unity through the arts.

Molière In The Park Gala Will Honor Samira Wiley and Jérémie Robert by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2023

Join Molière in the Park for the OneLove OneTheater Gala honoring Samira Wiley and Jérémie Robert. Enjoy Caribbean cuisine, starry performances, and support the 2023-2024 season. Tickets start at $150.

Open Jar Studios Reveals Shows Selected For 2nd Edition Of BROADWAY SHARK TANK by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 18, 2023

Open Jar Studios and GIGNITION revealed the shows selected for the 2nd edition of Broadway Shark Tank.

Find Out What Halloween Horror Is Coming to Peacock This October by Michael Major - Sep 18, 2023

No tricks, just treats. With over 500 titles to explore, Peacock has something to get everyone in the Halloween spirit. Please see below for new and recently added titles as well as a scary line-up of seasonal content. Check out what TV episodes, movies, documentaries, specials and more you can stream on Peacock this October!

Video: Get a First Look at THE DA VINCI CODE at Ogunquit Playhouse by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2023

Ogunquit Playhouse is presenting the American premiere of The Da Vinci Code, based on the bestselling mystery novel. Get a first look at footage here!

NEW YORK, NEW YORK Original Broadway Cast Recording to be Released on 2-Disc CD by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2023

NEW YORK, NEW YORK's Original Broadway Cast Recording will be available on 2-disc CD on Friday, September 15.

Meet the Cast of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, Beginning Previews Tonight! by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2023

Merrily We Roll Along begins previews at Broadway’s Hudson Theatre tonight, Tuesday, September 19 and officially opens on Tuesday, October 10. Meet the cast of Merrily We Roll Along here!

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Reveals Directors and Music Directors For the 35th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2023

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the creative teams for the 35th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 26 and Friday, October 27, 2023, at New World Stages. Learn more about the teams here!

No-No Boy Releases New Song 'Little Monk' by Michael Major - Sep 12, 2023

The song is the latest unveiled from No-No Boy’s anticipated new album, Empire Electric, via Smithsonian Folkways Recordings (pre-order/pre-save now). Produced by Saporiti alongside his wife, Emilia, and Seth Boggess, Empire Electric was inspired by Saporiti’s time at Blue Cliff monastery in upstate New York.

Interview: Theatre Life with Erin Davie by Elliot Lanes - Sep 8, 2023

Today’s subject Erin Davie is currently living her theatre life in Signature Theatre’s excellent production of Jason Robert Brown and Marsha Norman’s The Bridges of Madison County in which she plays the lead role of Francesca. The production continues through September 17th in Signature’s MAX space.

LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION! Kicks Off Island City Stage's 12th Season by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2023

 Love! Valour! Compassion! - Terrence McNally's most honored and celebrated play about eight gay friends who spend the holidays over one summer at one's beautiful hundred-year-old house in upstate New York, kicks off Island City Stage’s 12th season. Learn more about the production here!

Jessica Lange, Jim Parsons, Celia Keenan-Bolger Will Lead Paula Vogel's MOTHER PLAY on Broadway by Nicole Rosky - Sep 6, 2023

The world premiere of MOTHER PLAY, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel and directed by Tina Landau is coming to Broadway. We have all the details on who will star in the new play!

Review Roundup: THE DA VINCI CODE Opens at Ogunquit Playhouse by Review Roundups - Aug 29, 2023

Read the reviews for The Da Vinci Code at Ogonquit Playhouse.

Photos: First Look at Michael Urie, Hannah Cruz & More in THE DA VINCI CODE at Ogunquit Playhouse by Nicole Rosky - Aug 26, 2023

Previews are now underway for Ogunquit Playhouse's American premiere of The Da Vinci Code, based on the bestselling mystery novel. The Da Vinci Code officially opens tonight, August 26th, and will run through September 23rd. Check out phots of the cast in action!

CMA Hosts Jelly Roll for a Performance at Its Nashville HQ by Michael Major - Aug 24, 2023

The Country Music Association welcomed Jelly Roll to its Nashville HQ on Wednesday, Aug. 23 for a special performance and Q&A session. The visit kicked off with a candid and heartwarming Q&A and was followed by an acoustic performance of his songs “Son of a Sinner,” “Save Me” and his current multi-week No. 1 at Country radio, “Need A Favor.”

Review: The Whimsical THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY by HJP is a Sweet Treat for the Whole Family by Rakaputra Paputungan - Aug 19, 2023


No-No Boy Drops New Song 'The Onion Kings of Ontario!' by Michael Major - Aug 15, 2023

“The Onion Kings of Ontario!,” new song from No-No Boy—the musical project of Dr. Julian Saporiti—is debuting alongside a new music video. Directed by Saporiti and his wife, Emilia Halvorsen Saporiti, the video is a tribute to a specific archive of Asian American home movies shot in Oregon by the Tsuboi family between the 1920s and 1960s.  

The Head and the Heart Announce Magnolia Record Club Partnership by Michael Major - Aug 14, 2023

Taking place at Oxbow RiverStage in picturesque Napa, the inaugural Down in the Valley festival is co-produced by The Head And The Heart and Another Planet Entertainment. The incredible festival lineup also features Waxahatchee, Dawes, Faye Webster, Madison Cunningham, Rayland Baxter, Richy Mitch & The Coal Miners, Miya Folick and Shaina Shepherd.

Review: BONNIE & CLYDE at The Garden Theatre by Brett Cullum - Aug 13, 2023

Just a reminder, the MATCH complex in Houston has some of the best air conditioning around. And this show is pretty hot and sultry, so it’s a perfect pairing.

Wake Up With BWW 8/7: Press Secretary Visits FUNNY GIRL, PARADE Closes, and More! by - Aug 7, 2023

Top stories: Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre visits the cast of Funny Girl this weekend, Parade closes on Broadway, and more!

Wesley Taylor, Kelvin Moon Loh, Adrienne Walker And More Join New Musical THE 12 At Goodspeed Musicals by A.A. Cristi - Aug 4, 2023

Goodspeed Musicals announces the cast for the new musical The 12, the third production of its 60th anniversary season. The 12 explores a moment in one of the greatest stories of all time and will appear on the Goodspeed stage from September 8 – October 29 in East Haddam, Conn..

Kate Burton, John Cariani & More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Performances by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2023

Get the latest updates on the star-studded performances at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, including appearances by Kate Burton, John Cariani, and more. Find out when and where you can catch these exciting shows.

Abingdon Theatre Company to Honor V (formerly Eve Ensler) and Mary Beth Peil at 31st Anniversary Gala by Stephi Wild - Aug 3, 2023

Abingdon Theatre Company has announced Tony & Obie Award Winner V (formerly Eve Ensler) and Legacy Award Recipient, Obie Award Winner & Tony Award Nominee Mary Beth Peil as their 31st Anniversary Gala Honorees.

Wake Up With BWW 8/2: Bradley Whitford and Daniel Dae Kim in PETER PAN GOES WRONG, and More! by - Aug 2, 2023

Top stories: Bradley Whitford and Daniel Dae Kim will guest star in Peter Pan Goes Wrong in Los Angeles, watch Erin Davie and Mark Evans perform from Signature Theatre's The Bridges of Madison County, & more!

WE'RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT to Launch UK Tour by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 1, 2023

Discover the latest updates on the highly anticipated UK tour of WE’RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT. Find out when and where the show will be taking place, and get ready to embark on a thrilling adventure with your favorite characters. Don't miss this opportunity to experience the magic of this beloved children's show live on stage.

Michael Urie, Hannah Cruz & Charles Shaughnessy to Star in THE DA VINCI CODE at Ogunquit Playhouse by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 1, 2023

Discover the exciting cast of THE DA VINCI CODE at Ogunquit Playhouse, featuring Michael Urie, Hannah Cruz, and Charles Shaughnessy. Don't miss this limited engagement. Book your tickets now!

A Double Bill PEONY PAVILION Comes To New York City This August by A.A. Cristi - Jul 25, 2023

A love story that moves through dreams and across boundaries. A theatrical event that bridges future and past, English and Chinese. 'Two Takes: The Peony Pavilion' comes to New York City this August juxtaposing a contemporary reimagining ('Bloom') and a traditional performance ('Dream') of a revered Chinese classic.

Dylan Baker, Omar Metwally, and More Set to Perform at Williamstown Theatre Festival This Week by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 25, 2023

Get ready for an unforgettable week at the Williamstown Theatre Festival! Dylan Baker, Omar Metwally, and a stellar lineup of talented actors will grace the stage with their remarkable performances. Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to witness the magic of live theater.

Famed Writer Jeffery Hatcher Attends His Adaptation Of DIAL M FOR MURDER At Bay Street Theater by A.A. Cristi - Jul 20, 2023

On Wednesday night July 18, renowned playwright and screenwriter Jeffery Hatcher made a special visit to the Bay Street Theatre to witness his captivating adaptation of 'Dial M for Murder' come to life on stage.

Bill Irwin and Jacob Ming-Trent to Join Eden Espinosa & More at WTF Cabaret by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2023

Don't miss the incredible lineup featuring Bill Irwin and Jacob Ming-Trent, joining Eden Espinosa and more at the highly anticipated WTF Cabaret. Prepare to be amazed by the extraordinary performances and talent on display.

No-No Boy's New Album 'Empire Electric' Will Be Out September by Michael Major - Jul 19, 2023

Empire Electric, the anticipated new album from No-No Boy—the acclaimed musical project of Dr. Julian Saporiti—will be released September 29 via Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. Ahead of the release, new song, “Mekong Baby,” featuring vocals from Viet-American pop icon, Thai Hien, is out now.

Review: TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Pulsates at Segerstrom Center by Michael Quintos - Jul 19, 2023

Now at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa through July 23, 2023, the musical is mostly engaging and passionately performed. But a chaotic, sped-through first act only provides brief vignettes of a challenging life. The better second act focuses on Ms. Turner's comeback, concluding with a mini rock concert that made the visit worthwhile.

Priscilla Lopez, Andréa Burns, Eden Espinosa & More Will Star in Michael John LaChiusa's THE GARDENS OF ANUNCIA at Lincoln Center Theater by Nicole Rosky - Jul 18, 2023

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of André Bishop) just announced the New York premiere of THE GARDENS OF ANUNCIA, directed and co-choreographed by Graciela Daniele, with book, music, and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa. 

EDINBURGH 2023: Sarah Cameron West Q&A by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 18, 2023

BWW catches up with Sarah Cameron West to chat about bringing KAREN to the 2023 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Review: Dael Orlandersmith's 'SPRITUS/VIRGIL'S DANCE Shines in its Humanity by Andrew White - Jul 15, 2023

Dael Orlandersmith reigns supreme in the Studio 112 space at CATF, telling the story of Virgil, a native of the Bronx.  Curated and written with care, and based on Orlandersmith’s interviews and research, the humanity of the piece shines brilliantly. 

Kathryn Hunter and Winsome Pinnock Announced as New RADA Honorary Fellows by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jul 13, 2023

Kathryn Hunter and Winsome Pinnock have been made Honorary Fellows of RADA.

Broadway Jukebox: The Music of Kander & Ebb by Nicole Rosky - Jul 15, 2023

Earlier this week, it was announced that Cabaret will soon willkommen audiences back on Broadway. We are celebrating the news with a playlist of the Best of Kander and Ebb. 

Cast Revealed For Jamie Armitage's AN INTERROGATION at Edinburgh Fringe by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2023

The cast for Jamie Armitage's chilling new play, An Interrogation, produced by Ellie Keel, has been announced!  Inspired by a true story, this tense thriller follows a conversation between an ambitious young detective and a seemingly respectable businessman.

Apollinaire Theatre Company to Present Immersive Bilingual Adaptation of HAMLET by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 8, 2023

Apollinaire Theatre Company, in collaboration with Teatro Chelsea and the City of Chelsea, will present an innovative production of William Shakespeare's timeless masterpiece. This immersive, on-your-feet, bilingual adaptation of Hamlet is designed to engage English-speaking and Spanish-speaking audiences alike. Spectators will be invited into this world of intrigue, passion, and poetry, and become an integral part of telling Hamlet's tragic tale.

Eden Espinosa, Alison Pill, Asmeret Ghebremichael & More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Programming by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2023

Williamstown Theatre Festival has revealed the lineup for the WTF Cabaret, a cabaret series curated in partnership with Tony Award nominee and Festival mainstay Christopher Fitzgerald. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

Amber Iman, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Annie Golden & More to be Featured in Williamstown Theatre Festival Readings by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2023

Amber Iman, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Annie Golden and more will be featured in Williamstown Theatre Festival's Fridays@3 reading series.

Texas Talent Sweeps National Acting Competition at Amphibian Stage's 1st Annual Acting Competition by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2023

Amphibian Stage held an acting competition June 8, 9, and 10th as part of SparkFest 2023, an annual festival of new plays in development, workshops, concerts, and parties. This year, the 14-day event focused on MENASA (Middle Eastern/North African/South Asian) culture, bringing together 68 playwrights, directors, musicians, actors, and other creatives from across the country.

Meet the Cast of THE COTTAGE, Beginning Previews Tonight on Broadway! by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2023

Previews begin tonight, July 7, for The Cottage on Broadway! The production  opens on July 24 at the Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) for a strictly limited engagement through October 29. Meet the cast of The Cottage here!


The Visit has had 3 productions including Broadway which opened in 1958, Broadway which opened in 1973 and Broadway which opened in 1992.
The Visit has been nominated for several Tony Awards. It has been nominated for Best Play, Best Direction for Peter Brook, and Best Scenic Design for Teo Otto.
Best Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards ), Best Foreign Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Friedrich Duerrenmatt.
Best Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards ), Best Foreign Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Friedrich Duerrenmatt.



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