Theatre Information

Mark Hellinger Theatre (New York, NY)
237 West 51st St.

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BWW Review: AUDRA MCDONALD delights and captivates Blossom audience
by Roy Berko - Aug 4, 2018

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She Believed She Could: Lindsay Roberts, Educator and 'Ingenue with a Twist'
by Amanda Prahl - Aug 3, 2018

Most performers have a youthful "origin story" - some memory of watching a musical or being in a community production that introduced them to the magic of the stage and inspired their future path. For Lindsay Roberts, currently winning hearts in Carmen Jones at Classic Stage Company, the motivation was a little less artsy and a little more social. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tommy Tune Revisits the Emerson Colonial Theatre on Re-Opening Night!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

Boston was the place to be last night, as the Emerson Colonial Theatre celebrated its Grand Re-Opening with a Gala performance of Broadway-Bound Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Click here for photos from the big night. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stars Hit the Red Carpet at the Grand Re-Opening of Boston's Colonial Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

Boston was the place to be last night, as the historic Emerson Colonial Theatre celebrated its Grand Re-Opening with a special Gala performance of Broadway-Bound Moulin Rouge! The Musical. (more...)

Photo Flash: Boston Can Can Can! Emerson Colonial Theatre Re-Opens with MOULIN ROUGE!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

Boston was the place to be last night, as the historic Emerson Colonial Theatre celebrated its Grand Re-Opening with a special Gala performance of Broadway-Bound Moulin Rouge! The Musical.  (more...)

BWW REVIEW: The Sydney Symphony Orchestra's Stage Concert of FUNNY GIRL Breaks The Mold Of Traditional Musical Theatre In Many Brilliant Ways
by Jade Kops - Jul 15, 2018

Director Mitchell Butel has gathered a wonderful group of women, and one man, to deliver a captivating expression of the life of Fanny Brice in FUNNY GIRL THE MUSICAL, presented in concert with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra (more...)

Photo Flash: Westport Country Playhouse Stages Comedy A FLEA IN THE EAR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse will stage the lavish, large-cast comedy, "A Flea in Her Ear," newly adapted by David Ives from the original by Georges Feydeau, and directed by Mark Lamos, Westport Country Playhouse artistic director.  Fresh from a sold-out run by Delaware's Resident Ensemble Players (REP), a professional theater located at the University of Delaware, the co-production with the REP will run in Westport July 10 - 28.   (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Refurbished Emerson Colonial Theatre, Future Home to Broadway-Bound MOULIN ROUGE!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) offers a look inside the newly refurbished and restored Emerson Colonial Theatre, which is set to open to the public later this month with the first preview performance of the world premiere pre-Broadway engagement of Moulin Rouge! The Musical on June 27, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: SCOTTSBORO BOYS Celebrates Opening Night at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

Signature Theatre presents the DC premiere of The Scottsboro Boys directed by Signature Theatre's Director of New Works Joe Calarco and choreographed by Jared Grimes.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Signature
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

Signature Theatre presents the DC premiere of The Scottsboro Boys directed by Signature Theatre's Director of New Works Joe Calarco and choreographed by Jared Grimes. Get a first look at the production below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Alanis Morissette and More Celebrate Opening Night of JAGGED LITTLE PILL
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Jagged Little Pill celebrated its opening night last night, including a special appearance from the show's composer, legendary rocker Alanis Morissette. Check out shots from the show's opening night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Perfect! See Brand New Production Photos of JAGGED LITTLE PILL at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Jagged Little Pill began previews on Saturday, May 5 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA, and plays through July 15. Opening is May 24. Check out brand-new production shots from the show below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Thea Musgrave at 90, Queen of SCOTS and Composer for all Seasons
by Richard Sasanow - May 22, 2018

Composer Thea Musgrave is celebrating these days. It's not just that she's marking her 90th birthday on May 27 with a concert in New York, but that the concert is showcasing a gaggle of world premieres, US premieres and NY premieres (along with more familiar works), which highlight her rich musical vocabulary and keen sense of drama. (more...)

BWW Album Review: Audra McDonald Sings Us All Happy
by Amanda Prahl - May 21, 2018

When you listen to an Audra McDonald album or concert, you can probably have a pretty good idea of what you're signing up for: exquisite vocals and a broad swath of the best selections of the American theatre. Her latest album, the recorded-live Sing Happy, delivers all this and more, with stunning vocals and a handful of tracks that capture McDonald's natural, charismatic rapport with her audience. (more...)

Photo Flash: Norm Lewis Hosts LIFEFORCE IN LATER YEARS Gala at Columbia University
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

Lifeforce in Later Years, a New York based non-profit that deploys community volunteers and resources to help senior age at home, held it's 7th Gala Fundraiser on May 7th at the Columbia Low Library Rotunda. (more...)

Photo Flash: It's More Morissette! First Look at Elizabeth Stanley, Derek Klena & Company in JAGGED LITTLE PILL at the A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

Jagged Little Pill began previews on Saturday, May 5 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA, and plays through July 15. Opening is May 24. Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: You Oughta Know... Rehearsals Have Begun for JAGGED LITTLE PILL at the A.R.T.!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

A.R.T.'s highly anticipated production of Jagged Little Pill is on its way to the stage. Check out the rehearsal photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Suzan-Lori Parks's FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS at American Conservatory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will present Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3), Pulitzer Prize winner and MacArthur "Genius" Grant recipient Suzan-Lori Parks's (Topdog/Underdog, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess) explosively powerful and lyrical new play inspired by the Odyssey and set amid the American Civil War. Hero's master offers him a terrible choice: earn freedom by fighting for the Confederacy, or stay with the woman he loves and remain enslaved. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway's N'Kenge Dazzles In New Show LEGENDS With Jacksonville Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

LEGENDS: Diana Ross, Billie Holiday, Beyonce' and More Stars MOTOWN: The Musical and Helen Hayes nominee N'Kenge with the Jacksonville Symphony under the baton of Maestro Nathan Aspinall. The show celebrates musical greats from Opera Legends Leontyne Price, Martina Arroyo to jazz and Pop stars such as Tina Turner, Ella Fitzgerald, Lena Horne and Beyonce. Broadway's Kenny Seymour (Memphis, Amazing Grace) is currently Music Director on the piano, and song selections include audience favorites such as "Proud Mary", "Love On Top", "Stormy Weather" and Porgy and Bess's "My Man's Gone Now". (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with A.R.T.'s JAGGED LITTLE PILL; Full Cast and Creative Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

American Repertory Theater announces complete casting and creative team for the world premiere musical Jagged Little Pill. The production begins previews on May 5, 2018 at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA. (more...)