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by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019
It's October 4, 1965, and Pope Paul VI is spending 14 hours in New York City, marking the first visit by a reigning pope to the United States. Millions line the streets to greet him and zookeeper Artie Shaughnessy, a wannabe Hollywood songwriter with big dreams and no discernible talent, joins the throngs in the hope that a papal blessing will help propel him out of Queens, away from his mentally ill wife, Bananas, and into a new life in Los Angeles with his girlfriend, Bunny Flingus.Â
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019
Chris Isaacson Presents presentedÂ Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp: Acoustically SpeakingÂ at Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood. Acoustically Speaking features two Broadway favorites and original stars of Rent coming together to celebrate music, memories, and their 20-year friendship.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019
A young heart attack survivor becomes consumed by the mystery surrounding the heart that saved her life. However, the closer she gets to uncovering the truth about her donor's sudden death, the more she starts taking on the characteristics of the deceased -- some of which are troublingly sinister. Chambers will premiere globally on Netflix April 26, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019
Lincoln Center Theater presents Nantucket Sleigh Ride, a new play by John Guare. Nantucket Sleigh Ride, directed by Jerry Zaks, which opened last night, March 18 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street).Â
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019
Lincoln Center TheaterÂ presents NANTUCKET SLEIGH RIDE, a new play byÂ John Guare. NANTUCKET SLEIGH RIDE,Â directed byÂ Jerry Zaks,Â beginningÂ performances Thursday, February 21 and open Monday, March 18 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2019
Theater Latte Da presents Stephen Sondheim's romantic comedy A Little Night Music. Winner of three Tony Awards including Best Musical, A Little Night Music features a book by Hugh Wheeler with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Theater Latte Da Artistic Director Peter Rothstein directs the production with Music Director Jason Hansen and choreography by Heidi Spesard-Noble. Performances begin January 23 at the Ritz Theater (345 13th Avenue NE in Minneapolis). Single tickets and season tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at latteda.org or by calling 612-339-3003.
by Monroe George - Jan 25, 2019
Fellowship for Performing Arts' revival of Robert Bolt's Tony Award-winning play, A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS, a Machiavellian political-religious drama ripped from today's headlines, opened just last night, January 23, 2019, at The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2019
Rehearsal are underway for Stephen Sondheim's romantic comedy A Little Night Music. Winner of three Tony Awards including Best Musical, A Little Night Music features a book by Hugh Wheeler with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
by Linda Lenzi - Dec 10, 2018
New York Theatre Workshop presents the world premiere of Slave Play by Jeremy O. Harris (Daddy, Zola), directed by two-time Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara (Bootycandy), which will now play additional performances through Sunday January 13, 2019. Slave Play began previews on Monday, November 19, 2018 and opened last night, Sunday, December 9 at New York Theatre Workshop (79 E. 4th Street New York, NY 10003).
Photo Flash: Celia Keenan-Bolger, Alex Newell and More Pay A Visit to GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018
Last night, GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER welcomed some high-profile guests, includingÂ Jose Llana,Â Celia Keenan-Bolger,Â Marsha Mason,Â Jaygee Macapugay,Â Nikka Graff LanzaroneÂ and ONCE ON THIS ISLAND'sÂ Alex Newell. GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER is playing throughÂ September 16Â at The Belasco Theatre on Broadway. Scroll down for photos of the visitors backstage.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2018
Atlantic Theater Company's New York premiere production of The Great Leap, written by Lauren Yee and directed by Taibi Magar, will end the extended run on Sunday, June 24th at Atlantic Theater Company's Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). Click here for tickets.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018
The Acting Company presented its one-night-only benefit reading of The Night of the Iguana, Tennessee Williams' feverishly poetic 1961 drama, at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues), on Monday, June 11.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018
Abingdon Theatre Company (Tony Speciale, Artistic Director; Denise Dickens, Producing Director) presents the final main stage production of its 25th Anniversary season, Fruit Trilogy, a new trilogy of plays by Tony AwardÂ® winner Eve Ensler (The Vagina Monologues, In the Body of the World) and directed by Mark Rosenblatt (world premiere of Fruit Trilogy at West Yorkshire Playhouse, UK; Animal Wisdom, Bushwick Starr).
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 5, 2018
Atlantic Theater Company presents the New York premiere production of The Great Leap, written by Lauren Yee and directed by Taibi Magar.Â The Great Leap stars Ali Ahn ('The Path' on Hulu), Ned Eisenberg (Six Degrees of Separation), Tony Aidan Vo (Pan Asian Rep's NoNo Boy), and Tony Award winner and Emmy Award nominee BD Wong ('Mr. Robot,' 'Law & Order: SVU,' M. Butterfly).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018
Laura Linney makes her London Theatre debut in Pulitzer Prize-winning Elizabeth Strout's My Name is Lucy Barton, directed by Richard Eyre at the Bridge Theatre. Running to 23 June 2018 with opening night on 6 June at 7pm, this haunting dramatic monologue is adapted by Rona Munro from Strout's 2016 New York Times best-selling short novel of the same name.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018
Wrapping up their 2017-18 Season 'Truth & Illusion' East German rock-goddess Hedwig takes The Stage! Hedwig and her band The Angry Inch will be rocking all summer with their hit smash-hits like; 'Tear Me Down', 'The Origin of Love', 'Sugar Daddy', & 'Wig in a Box'. Don't miss this outrageous and hilarious tour that transcends boundaries!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018
Abingdon Theatre Company presents the final main stage production of its 25th Anniversary season,Â Fruit Trilogy, a new trilogy of plays by Tony AwardÂ winnerÂ Eve Ensler
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018
Atlantic Theater CompanyÂ presents the New York premiere production ofÂ The Great Leap, written byÂ Lauren YeeÂ and directed byÂ Taibi Magar. Get a first look at the production below!
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018
The League of Chicago TheatresÂ held the 2018 Annual Gala, an elegant event that brings together friends of Chicago theatre to raise funds for programs to support Chicagoland's more than 250-member theatre companies. The event, which had 245 attendees and raised $125,000, was held onÂ Monday, May 21, 2018Â at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 E. Delaware Place.Â
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018
The Great Leap runs May 23 - June 17, 2018 with a Monday, June 4 opening night at Atlantic Theater Company's Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). View the latest photos from rehearsal below!