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46th Street Theatre (New York, NY)
226 W.46th St.

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Based on the book by Studs Terkel


An Epic Returns: Meet the Cast of ANGELS IN AMERICA- Now in Previews!
by Danielle Gutierrez - Feb 25, 2018

The epic story returns. Tony Kushner's two-part play, ANGELS IN AMERICA makes its way back to Broadway tonight! A cast led by Tony nominee Andrew Garfield and two-time Tony winner Nathan Lane will begin previews tonight at the Neil Simon Theatre with Part 1: Millennium Approaches. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Visiting Writers Series Presents Mardi Jo Link on March 28 and 29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2018

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The 21st Edition Of The NY Sephardic Jewish Film Festival to Take Place on March 5-15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2018

The American Sephardi Federation's NY Sephardic Jewish Film Festival showcases contemporary voices steeped in the history, traditions, and rich mosaic culture of Greater Sephardic communities. The ten-day Festival features premiere film screenings, intriguing stories, evocative documentaries, Q&As with filmmakers, as well as special honorees and guests. The Pomegranate Awards Ceremony on Opening Night celebrates Sephardi excellence in the arts. Past recipients include Senior Counselor to the King of Morocco Andre Azoulay, French-Algerian recording legend Enrico Macias, Kuwaiti star and human rights activist Ema Shah, and Morocco-Israeli poet Erez Bitton. (more...)

WhatsOnStage Awards Winners: David Tennant, THE FERRYMAN, EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE, CURSED CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2018

The 18th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards ceremony is being held tonight at London's Prince of Wales Theatre. We'll be updating the list below as the winners are announced live, so keep checking back! (more...)

BWW Review: SIX CORNERS at American Blues Theater
by Patrick Rybarczyk - Feb 25, 2018

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AMERICAN DREAMS at Cleveland Public Theatre Announces Additional Panel on Citizenship
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2018

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) presents the world premiere of American Dreams. The production is onstage from February 8 - March 3, 2018, in CPT's James Levin Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: Disney's A WRINKLE IN TIME Cast and Crew Hold Press Conference
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2018

Today the filmmakers and cast of Disney's A Wrinkle in Time participated in a press conference in Hollywood. Director Ava DuVernay was joined by cast members Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Chris Pine, Zach Galifianakis, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Storm Reid, Levi Miller, Deric McCabe, Rowan Blanchard and screenwriter Jennifer Lee. (more...)

BWW Interview: Etai Benson Talks Hearing the Ocean Nightly in THE BAND'S VISIT
by Julie Musbach - Feb 24, 2018

Etai Benson is currently charming audiences on Broadway with his portrayal of the young and terribly relatable Papi in The Band's Visit, not at all bleak and beige and blah, blah, blah... Benson has previously been seen as Boq in Wicked and Adam Hochberg in An American in Paris. Yet it's this project, he says, that he fought the hardest for describing the film as very striking for him as an Israeli and Papi as something of a dream role. BroadwayWorld got to speak to him about the his journey with The Band's Visit and more. (more...)

BWW Interview: Kate Clark on THE CURATE SHAKESPEARE AS YOU LIKE IT
by Frank Benge - Feb 24, 2018

Coming in March, The Baron's Men will be presenting the rarely performed The Curate Shakespeare AS YOU LIKE at the Curtain Theatre. This unique piece of theatre is subtitled 'the record of one company's attempt to perform the play by William Shakespeare.' The piece came about when the playwright, Don Nigro, was asked by a professional theatre company to adapt AS YOU LIKE IT for performance by a company of seven. Mr. Nigro wrote an original play about a motly company of actors, led by a daft curate, who present Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT. The result is a comedy about their attempts to impersonate all of Shakespeare's characters. The play has had numerous productions nationwide and has become a cult theater classic. We recently had an opportunity to sit down with director Kate Clark for a deeper look at bringing this wholly unique piece to Austin audiences. (more...)

The Ensemble Theatre Artistic Director Eileen J. Morris Selected in Endeavor To Support Women In Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2018

The Ensemble Theatre Artistic Director, Eileen J. Morris is among five female artistic leaders selected as the first in the Nation awarded part of a $1.25 million gift of The Pussycat Foundation and Northern Stage in support of women artistic directors in professional theaters across the United States. (more...)

For the First Time in Saudi Arabia: Wendy Musical Play Performs Live in Riyadh
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2018

The General Entertainment Authority brought the Wendy Musical Play, which will be held for the first time in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and organized by LuxuryKSA. The Kuwaiti Wendy Band will perform a musical from 22nd till 24th of February in Riyadh, Dar Al Uloom, following their performance in Al Khobar last week. The musical offers a public-spirited message that expresses the urgent need for human coexistence and respect for diversity embodied in all kinds of knowledge, science, creative arts and education. Where the drama revolves around the difficulty of integrating personalities from different groups in accepting each other. Mr. Fawaz Al Enezi, Event Manager, LuxuryKSA, said: "The company is Working towards attracting the most important international offers and teams that are reviving their shows in Saudi Arabia for the first time." On the side-lines of the conference, Wendy Group expressed its pleasure to visit the Kingdom and the importance of this invitation to establish such plays in Saudi Arabia, in light of the boom in the entertainment sector targeting a variety of age groups. The band added: "The work is a musical play composed of legends and realistic stories, presented in the style of narrative theater which uses the style of paintings, dances and songs in a creative representation, performed by a large group of actors (boys and girls) effectively and charmingly with high artistic skills." (more...)

Musical legend Emmylou Harris lends her voice to shelter dogs
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2018

Known as much for her eloquently straightforward songwriting as for her incomparably expressive singing, Emmylou Harris, who easily crosses musical genres encourages people to open their eyes to the wide variety of loveable adoptable dogs waiting at local animal shelters. (more...)

BWW Review: KINKY BOOTS at Thousand Oaks Civic Art Plaza
by Cary Ginell - Feb 24, 2018

'Kinky Boots' overcomes a formulaic, predictable storyline with energetic performances and Cyndi Lauper's outstanding score. The national tour features outstanding work from its trio of stars: Lance Bordelon as frustrated shoe factory owner Charlie Price, Jos N. Banks as enterprising drag queen Lola, and Sydney Patrick as spitfire factory worker Lauren. The show plays at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza though Sunday, February 25. (more...)

A How-To Guide For the Adventurous Actor Pt. II: Touring
by Jo-Jo Steine - Feb 24, 2018

Going on tour sounded like something reserved for a handful of pop stars to me, so I was intimidated. Turns out, it wasn't a glamorous jet-setting adventure, but an incredible learning opportunity for an actress just out of college. (more...)

BWW Interviews: BIANCA DEL RIO On Her Book, HURRICANE BIANCA 2, And Returning to the Stage
by Trevor Durham - Feb 24, 2018

Bianca Del Rio is sitting on a tour bus, laughing. 'You'd be surprised what you can get away with in drag. Trust me, I'm proof!' (more...)

Hamptons Arts Network Announces The Formation And Inaugural THAW FEST
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2018

The newly formed Hamptons Arts Network (HAN) announces THAW FEST, a Hamptons-wide, weekend festival to celebrate spring, and promote the broadly diverse range of cultural programs and institutions that make the South Fork of Long Island unique. Hamptons Arts Network (HAN) is a newly formed 19-member consortium of not-for-profit organizations Working together to create a unified arts community in the Hamptons. The goal is to promote collaboration, partnerships, and shared programming among its members, and to advocate for the arts in the areas of economic development, tourism, and education. HAN will create events to shine a light on the year-round cultural mecca located on Long Island's East End. (more...)

NYC's Most Comprehensive Celebration of Cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Working intimately with directors like Yasujiro Ozu, Akira Kurosawa, Kenji Mizoguchi and Kon Ichikawa on some of their most important films, Kazuo Miyagawa (1908-99) pushed Japanese cinema to its highest artistic peaks through his lyrical, innovative, and technically flawless camerawork. Considered the greatest cinematographer of postwar Japanese cinema whose career endured through the 1990s, Miyagawa has influenced generations of leading filmmakers around the world. (more...)

Apollo Hosts A Special Conversation with Black Panther Star Chadwick Boseman & Ta-Nehisi Coates 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

As Black Panther continues to land rapturous praise and smash box office records in its opening days, the Apollo Theater in collaboration with The Atlantic will present a discussion about the film with its star Chadwick Boseman in conversation with The Atlantic's national correspondent and author Ta-Nehisi Coates. The event will take place on Tuesday, February 27 at 7:30PM EST at the Apollo. (more...)

Alan Cumming, Shaina Taub, and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Joe's Pub at The Public invites a slate of world-class artists to take residence on its venerable stage. Acclaimed actor and singer Alan Cumming will descend with a two-week midnight run of his brand new show Legal Immigrant, from June 19-30. Fellow Joe's Pub favorites like Penny Arcade, Bridget Everett, Samora Abayomi Pinderhughes and Shaina Taub line the calendar with monthly performances. Plus, due to popular demand, Rob Paulsen and Randy Rogel return with an extended run of their show Animaniacs Live!, a musical revue, May 24-27. (more...)

Nycda Foundation's 'Destiny Rising' Event Returns To The Joyce
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

The New York City Dance Alliance Foundation (NYCDAF) returns to The Joyce Theater, March 12, 2018 with Destiny Rising, a yearly fundraising performance benefiting it's college scholarship program. A forward-thinking charity committed to shaping the future lives and training of young dancers, NYCDAF presents a lustrous line-up of dance makers and guest performances—Andy Pellick, BalletNext, led by prima ballerina Michele Wiles, Mark Stuart Dance Theatre, The Chase Brock Experience, and more. Former NYCB principal dancer and TONY nominee, Robert Fairchild will be on hand to present a number of college scholarships in the spirit of the evening's program.  (more...)

Broadway At The Pierre Announces February Performance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

The Pierre New York, A Taj Hotel's popular new cabaret series continues this month with a very special performance. On Monday February 26th, the hotel will partner once again with award-winning Broadway Sings For Pride creative director Neal Bennington for an exclusive one-night-only show. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on KEVIN CAN WAIT On CBS - Monday, February 26, 2018
by TV Scoop - Feb 23, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on KEVIN CAN WAIT , airing on CBS on Monday, February 26, 2018! (more...)

BWW Review: The Actors' Gang's THE NEW COLOSSUS - An Artful Puzzlement
by Gil Kaan - Feb 23, 2018

One must applaud Tim Robbins and his Actors' Gang troupe for their passionate, timely presentation of the immigrant plight in their struggles to reach a better life in America. Currently world premiering at The Actors' Gang, Robbins and his cast of twelve performers have created twelve characters they each have familiarity with in THE NEW COLOSSUS. This production may best be described as a performance art piece with the vital message of inclusion (more...)

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On GAME NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

GAME NIGHT, the new mystery/comedy from New Line and Warner Bros officially hits theaters today! The film is premised around when a weekly game night turns into an actual murder mystery. GAME NIGHT stars Rachel McAdams, Jason Bateman, Jesse Plemons, Michael C. Hall, Chelsea Peretti, Billy Magnussen, Danny Huston, Kyle Chandler, Kylie Bunbury, and Kabby Borders. (more...)

Stage West Presents the Regional Premiere of A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY UNIT AT MEMORIAL SLOAN KETTERING CANCER CENTER OF NEW YORK CITY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Two very different people thrown together in a hospital room where both their mothers are battling cancer--it's surely not the most auspicious first encounter. But after a hostile beginning, the two find they have some surprising common ground, in Halley Feiffer's outrageously funny, and ultimately touching, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New York City. The play begins a 4-week regional premiere run at Stage West on Thursday, March 8. (more...)

Lil West & Nessly Link Up For BELIEFS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

 Lil West and Nessly are attacking this music game relentlessly with the dropping of their latest track, 'Beliefs'. On this Dmac/Cian P produced record, Lil West and Nessly share a rollercoaster of beliefs, while West mixes in his special sauce, through his melodic punk-rock vocals. With the natural distractions of the world, both Lil West and Nessly are challenged with staying out of the streets & staying out of trouble with the ladies. Take a listen to Lil West 'Beliefs' ft. Nessly and you better Believe, that more fire is one the way! (more...)

LI Rep and Theater 294 Take You Around The World In 7 Plays
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Theater goers who like to travel will get a chance to take a journey around the nation and the world in one show, as Theater 294 and the Long Island Repertory Co. present programs with one acts set in different parts of the nation and the globe. (more...)

VIDEO: London Cast Recording of WORKING to Be Released Next Week
by Stage Tube - Feb 23, 2018

Ghostlight Records will release the Original London Cast Recording of Stephen Schwartz's Working on Friday, March 2. Watch below for a preview of the new show! (more...)

Michael Howard Releases 'The Actor Uncovered'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

The Actor Uncovered is certainly not a set of rigid rules advocating one "method" or one singular "truth." Departing from the common guidebook format, internationally recognized acting coach, Michael Howard, uses a unique approach to teaching acting, reflecting on his own history and sharing his own experiences as an actor, director, and teacher. How he writes about the process and craft of acting is at once intensely personal and relatable by others. (more...)

Sedona Wolf Week Returns
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Following an acclaimed inaugural event in 2017, Sedona Wolf Week (SWW) is back this coming April 17-21 for its second year with an extraordinarily diverse line up of events and speakers. A joint project of Plan B to Save Wolves and Apex Protection Project, Sedona Wolf Week's mission is to change the way people view wolves and to affect how the government develops policies regarding wolves while creating respect and protections for this essential apex predator. Last year's event was an unprecedented success with 55% of participants traveling from outside of Sedona and Arizona to take part in the inaugural event. (more...)

Ed Schrader's Music Beat Premieres Dan Deacon-Produced 'Seagull'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Baltimore-based duo Ed Schrader's Music Beat will release Riddles - their new Dan Deacon-produced album and Carpark Records debut - on March 2nd. Ahead of its release, today the band shares the album's bass-driven third single 'Seagull.' Listen to the track now and read about the song's influences via Consequence of Sound's 'Origins' series HERE. (more...)

Reuben And The Dark Reveal "Hurricane" Video Choreographed By Megan Lawson
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Reuben and the Dark is the spirited folk-rock outfit led by songwriter/vocalist Reuben Bullock. Contemplative, passionate, and expansive, Bullock's songwriting has earned comparisons to contemporaries like Vance Joy, Bright Eyes and Matt Corby. Today, the band reveals the breathtaking “Hurricane” video. Shot just outside Joshua Tree National Park, the desert creates a luminous palette for the abstract choreography, leaving viewers elevated yet grasping for the fleeting beauty. Working with creative director Medoli Meadows, the video was directed by Asher Moss and choreographed by Megan Lawson (Madonna, La La Land, Katy Perry). (more...)

Moody Performance Hall New Signage To Be Illuminated In Dallas Arts District
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

The new sign on Moody Performance Hall, formerly Dallas City Performance Hall, in the downtown Dallas Arts District, will be illuminated Monday, February 26. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SIX CORNERS at American Blues Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

American Blues Theater announces casting for the World Premiere of Six Corners, written by Keith Huff and directed by Gary Griffin. The production features Brenda Barrie, Ensemble member Manny Buckley, Peter DeFaria, Monica Orozco, Lyric Sims and Byron Glenn Willis. Six Corners runs February 16, 2018 - March 24, 2018 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. The official press opening is February 22, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

25 People Share Their Angel Encounters in New Book 'Angels on Duty'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF COLONIZATION To Be Showcased At Emerging Artists New Work Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Playwright Kal Mansoor's new solo-show, A Brief History of Colonization, will play at Emerging Artists Theatre's New Work Series for one performance on Friday March 16 at 7:00 pm at TADA Theatre. (more...)

MADE TO DANCE IN BURNING BUILDINGS To Play At Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Made to Dance in Burning Buildings by Anya Pearson is an explosive mix of poetry, theatre, and violent and visceral contemporary dance, which poses the question: how do we heal from trauma? (more...)

VH1's Emmy Award-Winning 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Ru-veals New Cast for Historic 10th Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

VH1 today revealed the cast for the milestone 10th season of Emmy(R) Award-winning 'RuPaul's Drag Race.' The newest queens vying for the title of 'America's Next Drag Superstar' were announced during tonight's episode of 'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars,' followed by a Facebook Live that introduced fans to the 14 competitors. The supersized season of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' premieres on Thursday, March 22 at 8:00 PM ET/PT and will feature 90-minute episodes, giving fans more fashion, lip-syncs and drag than ever before. The Emmy(R) Award-nominated after-show 'RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked' will premiere immediately following at 9:30 PM ET/PT. (more...)

NIVE AND THE DEER CHILDREN Release Sophomore Album FEET FIRST Today
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Today, we and Nive and The Deer Children are beyond proud to release the band's sophomore album Feet First in the US. This is the band's first release in the US. Streaming and purchase links are at the top of this press release; the album is available now in the US to precede frontwoman Nive Nielsen's starring role in AMC's upcoming new series The Terror. (more...)

Subway' To Launch North America Loyalty Program
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Subway asked its most dedicated customers what they want from a loyalty program. They want a program that gives them flexibility in how they earn and redeem. They want more rewards, and a surprise or two. Oh, and they want a completely personalized experience. This March, customers will get just that with Subway MyWay Rewards. (more...)

The Hit LGBT Comedy/Drama ELECTRICITY Ignites Sparks In Palm Springs At INNdulge
by David Green - Feb 23, 2018

ELECTRICITY, the hit LGBT comedy/drama starring stars TERRY RAY ("My Sister is So Gay") & MEL ENGLAND ("Best Day Ever") sparks fly again in Palm Springs with upcoming show dates: February 26-28 & April 9-11, 2018  This very unique immersive theater experience playing inside an actual motel room at INNdulge Resort, 601 S. Grenfall Rd., Palm Springs, CA. The show beings at 7:00pm and runs 90 minutes with no intermission. (more...)

Center For The Arts Presents The Passing Zone
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

The Passing Zone brings their award-winning combination of comedy, dexterity, danger, and hilarity to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 22 at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts. (more...)

Netflix and Constantin Film Announce the Start of Production of POLAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Netflix and Constantin Film announce the start of production of Polar, a Constantin Film/Bolt Pictures co-production, in association with Dark Horse Entertainment. Polar is based on the Dark Horse action noir graphic novel Polar: Came From the Cold by Victor Santos.  (more...)

Maxine Peake & Brian Gleeson Join Desiree Akhavan in THE BISEXUAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Fresh from winning the Grand Jury prize at Sundance, Iranian-American filmmaker Desiree Akhavan writes, directs and stars in The Bisexual, a painfully funny comedy series that explores the differences between dating men and women from the perspective of a person who finds herself doing both. (more...)

Photo Flash: BTC Presents the Rivertowns Premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Lights up…. as the bells of Notre Dame sound through the famed cathedral in fifteenth-century Paris. Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer who longs to be 'Out There,' observes all of Paris reveling in the Feast of Fools. Held captive by his devious caretaker, the archdeacon Dom Claude Frollo, he escapes for the day and joins the boisterous crowd, only to be treated cruelly by all but the beautiful gypsy, Esmeralda. Quasimodo isn't the only one captivated by her free spirit, though - the handsome Captain Phoebus and Frollo are equally enthralled. As the three vie for her attention, Frollo embarks on a mission to destroy the gypsies - and it's up to Quasimodo to save them all!  (more...)

Los Angeles-Based Producer DJ 4TiFy Newest Single IT AIN'T COMPLICATED Out Now
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

This month, Los Angeles DJ/producer—DJ 4TiFy—released his newest original single 'It Ain't Complicated' featuring Mickey Shiloh. The track is a mesh of smooth R&B vocals and danceable beats; acting as a perfect display of 4TiFy's talent in producing catchy compositions fit for both the bedroom and the club.   (more...)

VIDEO: Dylan Schneider Premieres Official Music Video For NO PROBLEM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Interscope Records' Dylan Schneider released the official music video for current single “No Problem”. Since becoming the first Country act to sign with Interscope Records, the 18-year-old's star continues to shine as he lives out his “modern-day success story.” (Billboard) Written by Devin Dawson, Josh Hoge and Corey Crowder, “No Problem” has garnered over 6.7 million streams on Spotify alone since its November release. (more...)

Mexican Artist Laura Anderson Barbata To Develop New Performance About 'The Ugliest Woman In The World' At Amphibian Stage Productions
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Amphibian Stage Productions is proud to host internationally-renowned artist Laura Anderson Barbata as she develops her one-woman play, The Eye of the Beholder. Performances will be Friday, March 23rd, and Saturday, March 24th at 8:00 pm. (more...)

BWW BLOG: Everything was Beautiful at the Ballet
by Jessica Vanek - Feb 23, 2018

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BWW Interview: Amy-Mae Dolan Talks RIVERDANCE's 20th Anniversary Tour
by David Clarke - Feb 23, 2018

Riverdance, the internationally acclaimed dance phenomenon returns to Houston with, RIVERDANCE - THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY WORLD TOUR from March 9 to 11. To get the inside scoop on the long-running fan favorite, we sat down with Lead Dancer Any-Mae Dolan??????? and chatted about the show. (more...)

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