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Promenade Theatre

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by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Today, Kyle Emerson releases the live video for “Better,” the first video in a series from the artist, filmed at the Oriental Theater in Denver, Colorado. Emerson will be revealing additional videos from The Oriental Theater Sessions leading up to the release of his sophomore album Only Coming Down out November 1st, 2019 via Brooklyn indie-label Swoon City Music. In support of the release of Only Coming Down, Emerson and his band head out on a run of dates this fall with Houndmouth, kicking off on November 7th at the Aggie Theatre in Fort Collins, CO before heading to Denver, Boulder and Manitou Springs, CO. Tickets and information can be found at www.kyleemerson.com, with more dates to be announced soon. Pre-order Only Coming Down here, and pre-save on Spotify here.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
New York Stage and Film has announced the upcoming line-up for their fall programming including the 2019 NYC Reading Series and a special panel discussion. New York Stage and Film's NYC Programming serves artists through the course of the full calendar year, and throughout the life cycle of their projects. Tickets are free and can be reserved by visiting www.NewYorkStageAndFilm.org/NYCProgramming.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Legendary Australian actor and TV presenter Ernie Dingo will reprise the role of Uncle Tadpole he first performed 30 years ago when the hit musical Bran Nue Dae, written by Jimmy Chi in collaboration with the band Kuckles, embarks on its 30th Anniversary tour in 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
From one of the country's most exciting upcoming writers, Timmy Creed, comes SPLICED. Hard-hitting, witty and brave, this multi-disciplinary collaboration written and performed by Timmy Creed, (with visual artist David Mathúna, composer Chris Somers), and directed by Gina Moxley, shines a light on the fragility of the sportsman behind the mask, and begins a conversation about identity and mental health in the GAA. Following a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the show is now touring to GAA clubs and theatres across the country, appearing in Dublin, Kildare, Cavan, Mayo, Belfast, Louth, Carlow, and Cork.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
You Game takes the male role of Milo Tindle and shifts the character to become Bella Lanson, creating added challenges to the older character of Jack Guest (previously Andrew Wyke) on new levels of gender and patriarchy, on top of the twisty game play the original script is so famous for.
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Sesame Street got its start at the height of the civil rights movement and the war on poverty, in answer to a simple but powerful question: could television help prepare less advantaged children for school? In 1969, the show's founders tapped researchers, entertainers, and other visionaries to create a “street” like no other, where colorful monsters, humans, and even grouches lived side by side. Today, Sesame Workshop – the nonprofit organization behind the iconic show, which has grown to reach kids and families in more than 150 countries and 70 languages – is proud to announce the start of Sesame Street's landmark 50th season.
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Country music superstar Blake Shelton championed his friends and heroes like The Bellamy Brothers this year more than ever, from sharing singles to sharing stages – and he's not done yet! The arena-selling, multi-media entertainer will hit the road once again for “Friends and Heroes 2020” beginning Thursday, February 13 in Portland, Oregon. The 16-date run will hit major cities throughout the Midwest and West Coast, including a stop at The Forum in Los Angeles (full list below). Joining him is very special guest Lauren Alaina as well as The Bellamy Brothers, John Anderson and Trace Adkins.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) will present Victory Train, as a new musical with book, music and lyrics by David Buskin and Jake Holmes, for three (3) performances only: Thursday, November 14 at 4pm and Friday, November 15 at 12pm and 4pm_ at A.R.T. /New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street a?' 10th Avenue & 53rd Street) as part of its a?oeDare to Be Differenta?? series.
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2019
Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale, and director Kenny Leon discuss the way in which American Son on Netflix is a chance to walk in someone else's shoes and relate to everyone's perspectives as this tragic story unfolds, and the opportunity to bring this story to a wider, global audience.
by Student Blogger: Tayler Fess - Oct 16, 2019
My name is Tayler and I'm a fourth year Theatre, Film and Digital Production major with a minor in Media and Cultural Studies at the University of California, Riverside. I transferred to UCR last fall as a Media and Cultural Studies major. I had theatre experience in various positions from high school, but always thought it would be a fun hobby. I never considered studying theatre or making a career out of it.
by Student Blogger: Sophia Menconi - Oct 16, 2019
There are many challenges when adapting a source material for the stage, even more so when your source material is an animated TV show about anthropomorphic animals. This was the challenge facing my college's Theatre Department this fall after we were commissioned to do the first live stage adaptation of the acclaimed Netflix original series BoJack Horseman.
by Rachel Weinberg - Oct 16, 2019
With direction by Michael Weber, Porchlight Music Theatre's production of Andrew Lloyd Weber's SUNSET BOULEVARD provides one wild ride of a musical evening. The musical's storyline itself vacillates between the predictable and the shockingly dark and twisted. It chronicles the story of former silent movie star Norma Desmond as she descends further and further into madness. Based upon the film of the same name, Don Black and Christopher Hampton's book paints a portrait of Norma as she continues to lose her grasp on reality (which was not all that firm to begin with) and as she plots an unrealistic comeback into the Hollywood spotlight. Hollis Resnik conveys all of Norma's mania and desperation in a star-worthy performance. Though Norma has long faded from the limelight by the time audiences meet her in SUNSET BOULEVARD, Resnik commands the stage with ease.
by Mark C. Lloyd - Oct 16, 2019
TF: Honestly, after a rough divorce, and the prospect of not seeing my children on a daily basis, I was in pretty rough shape, mentally. I saw and answered an ad for a Christian theater group's production of 'It's a Wonderful Life' simply to have something to do (Little did they know what they were unleashing on the world). Immediately the bug that is theater bit me. I had a home and purpose once again. . This community of ours is unlike any I've ever experienced. We are truly a family in every sense of the word. It has saved my life countless times.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Otherworld Theatre presents the fifth annual PARAGON Play Fest,  the world's largest Science Fiction and Fantasy genre play festival November 9-10, 2019. PARAGON Play Fest features 40 Science-Fiction and Fantasy plays performed over 2 days. Collaborating with hundreds of Theatre Artists, locally and internationally to increase exposure for an underserved theatre genre, PARAGON Play Fest has become an annual festival and a unique part of Chicago's diverse cultural landscape. Curated by Otherworld Theatre Company's Literary Manager Elliott Sowards and Artistic Director, Tiffany Keane Schaefer for the fifth year running.  The 40 plays chosen are a small sample of over 600 submissions  from 8 different countries in 3 different continents!. Weekend and Day Pass Tickets are on sale now at www.otherworldtheatre.org 
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
The nine flaxen-haired children in the Plath family have never had a soda, don't know who Spider-Man or Tom Brady is and have never watched TV, living remotely in rural Georgia with their “follow their own rules” parents Kim and Barry Plath. In the latest of its iconic family shows, TLC invites viewers to “unplug” from their fast-paced lives in its new six-part series, WELCOME TO PLATHVILLE, premiering Tuesday, November 5 at 10PM ET/PT.
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
R.E.M. have revealed a new mix of “Let Me In,” taken from the upcoming 25th anniversary reissue of Monster, due for release November 1st. Remixed by original Monster producer Scott Litt, “Let Me In” sees Michael Stipe's original vocal transformed, bringing the nuances of his performance to the fore of the mix.
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
The Hollywood Film Awards announced today that some of this year's brightest talent from behind the camera will be honored at the 23rd Annual “Hollywood Film Awards.” Writer/Director/Producer Bong Joon Ho will receive the “Hollywood Filmmaker Award” for the Palme d'Or winner “Parasite,” which opened to record-breaking box office and is being hailed by critics as one of the best movies of the year. Emma Tillinger Koskoff, longtime producing partner of Martin Scorsese, will be receiving the “Hollywood Producer Award” for “The Irishman.”  Critics have been calling the film a masterpiece since opening the New York Film Festival.  It is one of several films Koskoff has produced this year. James Mangold will receive the “Hollywood Director Award” for “Ford v Ferrari,” which already has audiences buzzing with excitement and Anthony McCarten, whose words have paved the way for many award-winning acting turns, will receive the “Hollywood Screenwriter Award” for “The Two Popes.” Actor and comedian Rob Riggle will host the ceremony, which will take place on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
The Apollo Theater today announced that it has granted an exclusive license to Yoshimoto Kogyo Co., Ltd., the largest entertainment company in Japan, to produce Apollo Amateur Night Japan 2019. Amateur Night at the Apollo , the original, large-scale talent show and, after 85 years, one of the longest-running continuous events in New York City, is globally recognized as one of the most influential and celebrated platforms for emerging artists to showcase their talents.
by Cindy Marcolina - Oct 15, 2019
Shake It Up Theatre's concept for their Improvised Shakespeare Show is very simple and follows the basic rules of improv - with an Elizabethan twist added to the mix. The audience are in charge of setting the scene, choosing the genre first and then moving to setting and protagonist, the weirder, the better.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
Actress Tammy Kaitz transforms into one sexy and sassy mother of three grown man-children starring in the new comedy feature film, MAN CAMP.
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
Heather Dubrow (The Real Housewives of Orange County) is trying out a new career in stand-up — with some help from David Spade and Whitney Cummings feeding her jokes through an earpiece. This marks the fifth 'Build A Comic' segment on Lights Out having previously featured SEAL Team Six's Robert O'Neill, NBA player Nick Young, Vanderpump Rules star Stassi Schroeder and Spade's driver Matt Stonerock. Watch the clip below.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
The Capitol Steps, America's political musical satire troupe that has been putting the a?oemocka?? in democracy for over nine Presidential elections, returns to Sanders Theatre on the Harvard campus in Cambridge for their 20th anniversary Thanksgiving Weekend performances, Saturday, November 30, at 5PM and 8PM. This year's show isThe Lyin' Kings.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the nation's premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music, presents Klezmer Madness: a one-night only concert of contemporary music by three composers exploring their Jewish heritage through klezmer music. Featuring guest soloist and klezmer superstar David Krakauer, the program includes the Boston premiere of Mathew Rosenblum's searing clarinet concerto Lament/Witches' Sabbath, Wlad Marhulets's Concerto for Klezmer Clarinet, and Avner Dorman's Ellef Symphony and Uriah.
by TV Scoop - Oct 15, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of THE SIMPSONS, airing on FOX on Sunday, October 20, 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven, Associate Artistic Director Talya Kingston, and the WAM team are proud the announce the cast for their Fresh Takes Reading of PARADISE by Laura Maria Censabella, directed by Talya Kingston, at 3pm on Saturday, November 2.
by Jade Kops - Oct 15, 2019
Contessa Treffone shines in Becky Mode's fabulous solo comedy about how people treat those they feel are beneath them in FULLY COMMITTED.
by Emily McClanathan - Oct 15, 2019
Olivier Award-winning British playwright Lucy Kirkwood pulls no punches when it comes to examining family dysfunction on stage. Her 2017 play MOSQUITOES, which premiered at the National Theatre of Great Britain, features three generations of family members who are so fundamentally disconnected from each other that they barely speak the same language. Penned in response to Brexit, Kirkwood's family drama presents a microcosm of the wider societal divides in her country. This theme is equally relatable in the play's U.S. premiere at Steep Theatre, directed by Jaclynn Juttinga?"a production that marks the storefront theatre's debut as an Equity company. With a scientific subplot about the experiments that confirmed the existence of the Higgs Boson, or a?oeGoda?? particle, Kirkwood's wordy yet fast-paced play evokes the intellectual rigor of Tom Stoppard and the relational angst of Tennessee Williams.
by Jo Fisher - Oct 14, 2019
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream doesn't really need an introduction. It's a magical, mystical, mirthful favourite.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
Opening November 1st, An Other Theater Company will be presenting John Patrick Shanley's Doubt: A Parable. In this electric, award-winning play, Catholic nun Sister Aloysius suspects that the charismatic Father Flynn may be taking advantage of a student, and she begins a journey to uncover the truth. But the system is designed to protect Father Flynn, and without hard evidence, how can anyone be sure of his innocence? How can the truth be found between competing feelings of faith and doubt? 
by Stage Tube - Oct 14, 2019
Happy doesn't need the details. Alvarez is missing. That's enough.
by TV Scoop - Oct 14, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of SINGLE PARENTS, airing on ABC on Wednesday, October 30, 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
The Flea Theater hosted a Mac Wellman Symposium: THE ART OF STACKING THE DECK October 4-6, 2019. The three-day symposium was a rare opportunity for Wellman enthusiasts to gather to share stories and dig deep into the mysteries of Wellman's writing.
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 14, 2019
Broadwayworld.com interviewed Executive Chef Todd Matthews of Cleo Restaurant & Bar by In Good Company Hospitality Group for our 'Chef Spotlight.'
by Review Roundups - Oct 14, 2019
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage presents Footloose, the explosive Broadway musical set to the rockin' rhythm of the film's Oscar® and Grammy®-nominated Top 40 score and augmented with dynamic new Tony®-nominated songs for the stage musical. Let's see what the critics are saying...
by TV News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
ITV has commenced filming on Because the Night starring Russell Tovey and Bertie Carvel, by Luther creator Neil Cross.
by Don Grigware - Oct 14, 2019
Knot Free Productions Presents/In Trousers/book, music & lyrics by William Finn/directed by Ryan O'Connor/Lounge Theatre, Hollywood/musical director: Jake Anthony/through November 3 When I saw Stephen Sondheim's Company on Broadway in the early 1970s, I was overwhelmed by the speed at which the ensemble said their lines, sang their songs and just moved across the stage. I knew I was in the presence of genius, but I had to really listen and focus in order to keep up with them and understand what was happening. William Finn's In Trousers, composed in 1979 and revised in 1985 for off-Broadway and... so rarely produced, is akin to Company in this way. It moves with the speed of light, and the four actors never let down for a second. Later Finn composed March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland, put together as Falsettos. These two along with In Trousers have often been referred t
by Sarah Hookey - Oct 14, 2019
They say art imitates life, and Paul David Young is no stranger to this.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
All shall know the wonder because Wonza Johnson took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story this weekend at Theatre Under the Stars' production of Spring Awakening! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive all of the fun and excitement), we compiled clips for you to enjoy. Check it all out!
by Jim Munson - Oct 14, 2019
Director Mina Morita spoke with BroadwayWorld the day before Lloyd Suh's a?oeThe Chinese Ladya?? started performances at the Magic Theatre. Ms. Morita has a thriving career as a theatre maker, serving as Artistic Director of Potrero Hill's Crowded Fire Theater, which is devoted to the creation of challenging new work. Talking to her, it is clear that she is a very conceptual thinker, often weaving several complex ideas into a single sentence. Her passion for creating new forms of theater in the interest of fostering human connection is evident throughout the conversation.
by Gil Kaan - Oct 13, 2019
A limited 'sneak peek' run of Gentleman-George Production's ORRY will begin November 1, 2019 at The Lee Strasberg Theatre. Writer/performer Nick Hardcastle has adapted Oscar-winning costume designer Orry-Kelly's memoirs Women I've Dressed for a ninety-minute stage production (directed by Wayne Harrison) incorporating music, dance, vaudeville, puppetry, special effects and some of Orry-Kelly's award--winning creations. I had the chance to ask a few questions of Nick, in between his many, many responsibilities - theatrical and otherwise.
by Tanya Seale - Oct 13, 2019
New Line Theatre, whose tagline is fittingly #MusicalTheatreAF, opens their 29th season with Cry-Baby, the 2007 musical with book by Mark O'Donnell & Thomas Meehan and songs by David Javerbaum & Adam Schlesinger. It is based on Cry-Baby the film, written and directed by Hairspray creator, John Waters. Let me just pause here and say if you have only ever seen the film, you're missing out, as the musical has a much more cohesive, developed...
by Onur Alec Kadioglu - Oct 13, 2019
Kaan Sekban, being recognized as a social media phenomenon, brought his jokes to the stage and became one of the most prominent figures of recent years. After working in various positions at a bank for ten years, Kaan Sekban participated in the acting and musical workshops in Turkey and abroad. Acted in Istanbulname the Musical in Turkey and in the A Midsummer Night's Dream in Italy.  He is mostly recognized by the homemade live satire shows published from his own house, named 'My Side of white-collar life'.
by Chantal Kunst - Oct 13, 2019
Lazarus is the stage sequel to the 1976 movie: The Man Who Fell To Earth which starred David Bowie. To know what delirium you just entered in the opening scene in LAZARUS, it might have been a must to see the movie at least once before you see this show. For argument's sake, I had not.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2019
Much-loved book characters brought to life on stage, dazzling acrobatics, a beatboxing superhero, mini dance parties and a transcultural dance work for babies await families in Arts Centre Melbourne's Families Summer Autumn 2020 program. From January - May 2020 children and their families will have the chance to experience engaging theatrical adventures and interactive experiences from Australia and beyond spanning theatre, dance, circus, music and creative workshops.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Oct 13, 2019
As part of the Southbank Centre's Classical Season, the Philharmonia Orchestra performed a fantastic Sunday matinee of Beethoven's Symphony No.7, along with Schumann's overture to Manfred and Mendlessohn's superb Violin Concerto.
by Alan Portner - Oct 12, 2019
Opening this past Friday was the Theatre In The Park, indoor, community theater production of 1966's 'Sweet Charity' The show is best known for several Cy Coleman/Dorothy Field songs that have long survived the play's original run and several revivals. The most well-known tunes are 'Big Spender,' 'If My Friends Could See Me Now,' and 'There's Gotta Be Something Better Than This.'
by Louis Train - Oct 12, 2019
THE JUNGLE is a boldly political new play, argumentative and direct and a bit radical. It is also a touchingly honest drama, brimming with humor and pathos. And it is also another category: a Toronto play, a play that is both of and for our beautiful, challenging city.