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Monday, March 19, 2018
 
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MONDAY, MARCH 19
 
Birthdays: Ursula Andress [1936], Glenn Close [1947], Phyllis Newman [1935], Ruth Pointer [1946], Philip Roth [1933], Renee Taylor [1935], Connor Trinneer [1969], Bruce Willis [1955]. [Elvis purchases Graceland, 1957.]
 
11:00 a.m. - AOL Build conversations; 11:00 - Martin Garrix, "What We Started" aims to establish itself as the defining film of the electronic music genre. 2:00 - NYC Podfest Founder/Co-Producer Jeremy Wein, writer/storyteller Catie Lazarus and activist Deray McKesson as they discuss this year's event. 3:00 - Cameron Cuffe from SyFy series "Krypton." 4:00 - Music icon DMC discusses his involvement with The Garden of Dreams Foundation, a non-profit organization that works with The Madison Square Garden Company and MSG Networks, Inc. to positively impact the lives of children facing obstacles. AOL BUILD Studio, 692 Broadway. Contact:  John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
12:30 p.m. - Food For Thought Productions opens its new season with I CAN'T REMEMBER ANYTHING by Arthur Miller, starring Tony Nominee TONY ROBERTS and Emmy Nominee LOUISE LASSER. Lunch is served from 12:30--2:00pm; Shows begin promptly at 2:00pm; each show is followed by a Q & A. The Coffee House Club, 20 W. 44th Street; across the street from the Algonquin Hotel (where the famous Round Table lunches took place). Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
1:00 p.m. - 4th annual Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival, where 150 talented NYC public school students will make their Broadway debuts. 1:00 - 5:00pm -- Interview, Photo and Video opportunity as Students work with Broadway Pros during rehearsals at Broadway's Shubert Theater. Among the Broadway stars scheduled to interact with the students over the course of the day are Charlie Stemp (Hello, Dolly!), Molly Griggs (Hello, Dolly!), Lilli Cooper (SpongeBob SquarePants, The Broadway Musical, LaGuardia Arts alum), John Cariani (The Band's Visit), Tony Award winner Baayork Lee (choreographer, original cast of A CHORUS LINE) and Sasha Hutchings, from the original cast of HAMILTON and currently in the Broadway revival of MY FAIR LADY. 6:00 - 6:30pm - RED CARPET photo opportunity with Students, Broadway talent, Shubert Foundation and NY DOE members. 7:00 to 9:00pm - Photo and Video opportunity - Student performances. The Shubert Theatre, 225 W. 45 Street, currently home to the Broadway smash HELLO, DOLLY! Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
5:30 p.m. - 9th Annual EndoFound Blossom Ball, to benefit The Endometriosis Foundation of America. Celebrities expected: honorees, honoring Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Halsey and Lone Hummelshøj, CEO of the World Endometriosis Society. 5:45 media check in; 6:30 red carpet. Cipriani on 42nd Street, 110 East 42nd Street between Park and Madison. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
6:30 p.m. - Actors' Temple 101st Anniversary Gala, YOU AIN'T HEARD NOTHIN' YET. Entertainers past and present will commemorate this mecca of modern Jewish culture, including Tony Babino, George Bettinger, Sir Frank London and Friends and special guest Star of the Yiddish Theatre, Joanne Borts. The Barbra Streisand and Milton Berle rooms of the Friar's Club, 57 East 55 Street. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
6:45 p.m. - Premiere of ROXANNE ROXANNE [Netflix], the story of teen battle rap champ Roxanne Shante. Celebrities expected: Chante Adams, director Michael Larnell, the real Roxanne Shante, and many others. SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street. Contact:  John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
7:00 p.m. - 92nd Street Y presents Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant, the stars of the Netflix series SANTA CLARITA DIET, in advance of the show's season two premiere. The event includes a screening and conversation - with Barrymore, Olyphant, co-stars Skyler Gisondo, Liv Hewson and executive producer Victor Fresco. Vanity Fair's Mike Hogan moderates. 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
7:00 p.m. - Exclusive premiere event for the new season of HUSTLE & SOUL [WEtv] with cast members. Music by DJ ?uestlove. Featuring Chef Laurence's Cuisine from the famed Pink Tea Cup. Andaz Hotel, Apt. 2E, The Kitchen, 485 Fifth Avenue. Contact:  John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
TUESDAY, MARCH 20
 
Birthdays: John DeLancie [1948], John Clark Gable [1961], Holly Hunter [1958], William Hurt [1950], Kathy Ireland [1963], Spike Lee [1957], Hal Linden [1931], Carl Reiner [1922], Pat Riley [1945], Theresa Russell [1957], Nancy Wilson [1937]. [Fred (Mister) Rogers, 1928.] [John Lennon marries Yoko Ono, 1969.]
 
10:00 a.m. - AOL Build conversations; 10:00 - Nia Long discusses the film, "Roxanne Roxanne." 11:00 - "Heart Talk: Poetic Wisdom for a Better Life" is a beautifully illustrated book from Cleo Wade-the artist, poet, and speaker who has been called "the Millennial Oprah" by New York Magazine. 12:30 - Greg Poehler, Rachel Blanchard & Priscilla Faia on the third season of YOU ME HER. 3:00 - John Boyega from PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING. 4:00 - show director David Cromer, playwright Itamar Moses, show composer David Yazbek and star Katrina Lenk as they discuss the musical, THE BAND'S VISIT. AOL BUILD Studio, 692 Broadway. Contact:  John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
12:00 noon - "Compass Song on the Equinox." Join artists/composers Mendi + Keith Obadike, creators of Compass Song, to gather in front of the Red Steps and experience the free sound-walk app. When launching the app you will hear the bustling sounds of Times Square re-performed vocally. As you walk through Times Square's plazas, you will hear poems, verses, stories, and cross-cultural myths about searching for freedom and navigating the city. Bring your smart phone and headphones to experience the app. Times Square. Contact:
John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
*     2:00 p.m. - Film premiere; MOUNTAIN, a breathtaking voyage into the extreme, narrated by Willem Dafoe. Followed by a Q&A with Filmmaker Jennifer Peedom. Francesca Beale Theater, The Film Society of Lincoln Center's Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, 144 West 65th Street. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
3:00 & 7:00 p.m. - Play cast change; actor, singer and television personality Frankie J. Grande will step into the role of Blaine Tuttle in CRUEL INTENTIONS - the new musical nightlife experience based on Roger Kumble's 1999 cult-hit film. Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
7:00 p.m. - Play opening; Fallen Angel Theatre presents the New York premiere production of MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE, written by Olivier nominated playwright Geraldine Aron (The Galway Girl, The Donahue Sisters) and starring Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominee Melissa Gilbert (The Dead, 1904; "Little House on the Prairie"). Directed by Aedín Moloney (A Most Dangerous Woman, Airswimming). New Ohio Theatre, 154 Christopher Street. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
7:00 p.m. - In concert; G-EAZY - The Beautiful & Damned Tour, with Trippie Redd & Phora. Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Avenue of the Americas. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
7:00 p.m. - In-store; Moby will be in store to sign his fifteenth studio album. Rough Trade Music, 64 N. 9th Street, Brooklyn. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
7:00 p.m. - Seriously Entertaining, New York's premier literary cabaret. House of SpeakEasy delivers another lineup of writers performing at Joe's Pub, "A Matter of Time." Get spooked by artist Duncan Hannah's story from the great beyond, delve inside with writer Joselin Linder as she searches for the way to stop a deadly family gene, hear how a life and death situation changed novelist Stefan Merrill Block's future, and discover the secret international network which perpetrated the greatest financial scandal of all time with New York Times editor David Enrich. Joe's Pub, Joseph Papp Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street. Contact:  John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
7:30 p.m. - 92nd Street Y presents an evening with Nell Scovell. She may not be a household name, but her works - NCIS, The Muppets, Monk, Sabrina the Teenage Witch - certainly are. On the book front, she worked on Sheryl Sandberg's book Lean In. Her latest project is Just the Funny Parts:...And a Few Hard Truths About Sneaking Into The Hollywood Boys' Club. Hear the funnywoman talk about her success with fellow comic John Oliver. 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
8:00 p.m. - Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents; the U.S. Premiere of 
"Prurience," an experiential entertainment about pornography, written and directed by Christopher Green and co-directed by Holly Race Roughan (People, Places & Things), through 3/31. The Wright Restaurant, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Avenue Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21
 
Birthdays: Matthew Broderick [1962], director Peter Brook [1925], Timothy Dalton [1944], Sabrina LeBeauf [1958], Conrad Lozano (Los Lobos) [1951], Eddie Money [1948], Rosie O'Donnell [1962], Gary Oldman [1958]. [Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685; Capt. James T. Kirk, 2228.]
 
11:00 a.m. - AOL Build conversations; 11:00 - band Melodic Evil talks up their self-titled debut album. 12:00 - Dove Cameron from Marvel's "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." 1:00 - Jaina Lee Ortiz & Jason George join BUILD to talk about the new ABC series STATION 19. 2:00 - Asia Kate Dillon is a performer, writer and director cast in the role of Taylor, a non-binary gender identifying character in "Billions." 1:30 - "Midnight Sun" stars Bella Thorne and Patrick Schwarzenegger. 2:30 - Jim Jeffries from Comedy Central's "The Jim Jefferies Show." AOL BUILD Studio, 692 Broadway. Contact:  John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
*     3:00 p.m. - NEW GROUP/ NO LIMITS, a new play development series curated by Thomas Bradshaw (Burning, Intimacy) that features new and unexpected works by writers of color. Today: AS IS: CONVERSATIONS WITH BIG BLACK WOMEN IN CONFINED SPACES, by Stacey Rose, directed by Logan Vaughn. AS IS is the story of four Big Beautiful Black Women living the everyday struggle of trying to lose a few pounds and navigating their Big Black Womeness in the confined spaces of their lives. The Lark, BareBones Studio, 311 West 43rd Street, 5th Floor. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
4:00 p.m. - Planet Hollywood presentation; Actor Jake Allyn who stars as All-American quarterback BoJohn Folsom on BET's hit series "The Quad" will be appearing to promote his fan-favorite role on the show. Photo and interview opportunities will be available. Media accreditation is necessary. 4:00 media check in; 4:30 event begins. Planet Hollywood Times Square, 1540 Broadway. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
5:30 p.m. - Opening reception; launching a new interactive installation based on IN TERMS OF PERFORMANCE, the online art and performance anthology. This special event begins with celebratory drinks in the Natman Room, where selections from BAM's digital archive illuminate and extend key points from IToP's web of reference. Exercises led by artists Ain Gordon, Malik Gaines, Sharon Hayes, and Brooke O'Harra follow in the Lepercq Space. In tandem, these living resources capture the evolving discourse around the contested terms of interdisciplinary work. Natman Room & Lepercq Space, The Peter Jay Sharp main building, 30 Lafayette Avenue at Ashland Place, Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
*     6:30 p.m. - Special screening of Wes Anderson's "Isle of Dogs," a stop motion animation about a boy's odyssey to find his own dog, an outbreak of canine flu that leads the mayor of a Japanese city to banish all dogs to an island that's a garbage dump. Paw Prints hosts the event, and Red carpet will feature adoptable dogs from the Best Friends Animal Society. Celebrities expected: Wes Anderson, Koyu Rankin, and many others. IFC Center, 323 Sixth Avenue at West Third Street. Contact:  John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
7:00 p.m. - TimesTalks presents: director and screenwriter Wes Anderson and actors and story writers Jason Schwartzman and Kunichi Nomura, teaming up once again for Anderson's latest directorial feat "Isle of Dogs," the trio will discuss their creative process, what it's like to collaborate for over a decade, and their upcoming film - a stop motion animation about an outbreak of canine flu that leads the mayor of a Japanese city to banish all dogs to an island that's a garbage dump. John L. Tishman Auditorium, The New School, 63 Fifth Avenue at 13th Street. Contact:  John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
7:00 p.m. - SAG-AFTRA Foundation Conversations; JANE CURTIN. A 90-minute Career Retrospective with Jane Curtin. Moderated by Bruce Fretts, Closer Weekly. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
8:00 p.m. - In concert; Justin Timberlake, on his "Man of the Woods" Tour, tonight and tomorrow. American pop band The Shadowboxers support. Madison Square Garden, Two Pennsylvania Plaza, Seventh Avenue at 32nd Street. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
8:00 p.m. - In concert; Ty Dolla $ign's "The Don't Judge Me Tour" with Joe Moses, Lil Bibby, and Mack Wilds. Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Place and East 15th Street. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
THURSDAY, MARCH 22
 
Birthdays: George Benson [1943], Bob Costas [1952], Jennifer Grey [1960], Keegan-Michael Key [1971], Stephanie Mills [1957], Matthew Modine [1959], Lena Olin [1955], Pat Robertson [1930], William Shatner [1931], Stephen Sondheim [1930], Andrew Lloyd Webber [1948], Roger Whittaker [1946], Reese Witherspoon [1976]. [Karl Malden, 1913; Marcel Marceau, 1923.]
 
12:00 noon - AOL Build conversations; 12:00 - "Teyana & Iman" is an intimate look into power couple newlyweds Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert. 2:30 - "Splitting Up Together" stars Jenna Fischer and Oliver Hudson. 3:30 - Rachel Feinstein from Netflix original series, "The Standups." AOL BUILD Studio, 692 Broadway. Contact:  John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
12:00 noon - Book signing; PRETTY MESS by Erika Jayne [Real Housewives of Beverly Hills]. Barnes & Noble, 555 Fifth Avenue at 46th Street. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
*     4:00 p.m. - SAG-AFTRA Foundation Conversations; HIGH MAINTENANCE. The special advanced screening of the HIGH MAINTENANCE season 2 finale will be followed by a Q&A with co-creator and star Ben Sinclair, co-creator Katja Blichfeld, and executive producer Russell Gregory.  Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
*     6:00 p.m. - The Metrograph's 2nd Anniversary party. Movie theater devoted to screening archive-quality 35mm prints and new films in state-of-the-art digital projection celebrates its second birthday with a party. The Metrograph, 7 Ludlow Street. Contact:  John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
6:30 p.m. - Play opening; Disney Theatrical Productions presents FROZEN, based on the 2013 animated hit film, directed by Michael Grandage, starring Cassie Levy, Patti Murin, Jelani Alladin, Greg Hildreth and John Riddle. St. James Theatre, 246 West 44th Street. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
7:00 p.m. - In concert; Miranda Lambert "Livin' Like Hippies Tour." Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette Street, Newark. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
7:00 p.m. - In concert; California's MOVEMENTS, who have partnered with the Alzheimer's Association to debut an emotionally charged video for "Deadly Dull", a fan favorite off their latest album "Feel Something." Directed by Max Moore, the video depicts a vivid representation of effects of Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
7:30 p.m. - Opera opening; the little OPERA theatre of ny in collaboration with New Vintage Baroque presents the New York City Premiere of Johann Adolph Hasse's "PIRAMO e TISBE" through 3/25. Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
*     7:30 p.m. - Opera opening; Donizetti's LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR returns to the Met starring Olga Peretyatko-Mariotti and Pretty Yende as the title character. Vittorio Grigolo and Michael Fabiano share the role of Lucia's lover Edgardo, with Massimo Cavalletti, Luca Salsi, and Quinn Kelsey as Enrico, her villainous brother. Vitalij Kowaljow and Alexander Vinogradov share the role of the chaplain Raimondo. Jessica Pratt will sing the role of Lucia for two performances. Roberto Abbado conducts all performances of the revival of Mary Zimmerman's 2007 production, which runs for 12 performances from March 22 through May 10, 2018. Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
*    8:00 p.m. - The Film Society of Lincoln Center presents a special sneak preview: ISLE OF DOGS. Followed by a Q&A with Wes Anderson, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, Koyu Rankin, Jeff Goldblum, and Courtney B. Vance. FSLC's Walter Reade Theater, 165 West 65th Street, Lincoln Center. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
8:00 p.m. - Comedy: John Witherspoon [Friday, The Wayans Brothers, Black Jesus], through 3/24. Gotham Comedy Club, 208 W. 23rd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
FRIDAY, MARCH 23
 
Birthdays: Hope Davis [1964], Richard Grieco [1965], Perez Hilton (Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr.) [1978], Catherine Keener [1957], Chaka Khan [1953], Michelle Monaghan [1976], Vanessa Morgan [1992], Ric Ocasek [1949], Amanda Plummer [1957], Keri Russell [1976], Mark Rydell [1934], Nicole Tom [1977]. [Joan Crawford, 1908; Akira Kurosawa, 1910.]
 
4:30 & 8:00 p.m. - The Garden of Dreams Foundation presents CONCERT FOR DREAMS, a unique two-part concert experience and the first ever benefit concert in support of the Foundation. The Garden of Dreams Foundation is a non-profit organization that works with The Madison Square Garden Company and MSG Networks Inc. to make dreams come true for children facing obstacles.4:30 - Garden of Dreams kids concert hosted by Elvis Duran of Z100, featuring O.A.R. and all of the evening performers plus Rachel Crow and Ansel Elgort. 8:00 - concert featuring O.A.R. and special guests, Darryl "DMC" McDaniels co-founder of Run-DMC and Garden of Dreams Board member, Gavin DeGraw, Robert Randolph, Adam Duritz of Counting Crows and Nate Ruess of fun. Beacon Theatre, 2124 Broadway at 74th Street. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
6:00 p.m. - The Set NYC presents: Fashion Night Out: A show to help end child trafficking. The mission of The Set NYC is to create a safer and better world for children. A night of fashion, arts, dance, music, making the world better. Helping pass Bill - A 6823B: A bill to create stronger laws to protect children and put traffickers behind bars. Holy Apostles Gallery, 296 9th Avenue. Contact:  John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
6:30 p.m. - In concert; The Belmonts & Diamonds Doo Wop Review. The sweet doo-wop sounds of the city street corners are in full swing as The Belmonts - from the Bronx, NY - known for hits with and without Dion, including I Wonder Why, Runaround Sue, Teenager in Love, and more are joined by their friends The Diamonds - "Little Darlin" "The Stroll" and many others. 6:30 doors, bar and restaurant open; 8:00 performance. Suffolk Theater, 118 E. Main Street, Riverhead, New York. Contact:  John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
7:00 p.m. - The UniverSoul Circus, through April 8. Under the Big Top in Roy Wilkins Park, Merrick Blvd. & Baisley Blvd., Jamaica, Queens. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555


*     8:00 p.m. - In concert; an evening with Don McLean. City Winery, 155 Varick St., Soho. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
SATURDAY, MARCH 24
 
Birthdays: Louie Anderson [1953], Lake Bell [1979], Lara Flynn Boyle [1970], Robert Carradine [1954], Keisha Castle-Hughes [1990], Jessica Chastain [1977], Maxim Chmerkovskiy [1986], Alyson Hannigan [1974], Tommy Hilfiger [1951], Star Jones [1962], Kelly Le Brock [1960], Bob Mackie [1940], Peyton Manning [1976], Nena (Gabriele Susanne Kerner) [1960], Jim Parsons [1973], Donna Pescow [1954], Annabella Sciorra [1964], The Undertaker (Mark William Calaway) [1965]. [Harry Houdini, 1874; Steve McQueen, 1930.]
 
*     10:00 a.m. - MARCH FOR OUR LIVES, protesting gun violence in schools. The New York City event is in Central Park, Central Park West at 72nd Street. Please arrive at 10:00; rally and speakers start at 11:00. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
12:00 noon - Cause Célèbre presents The Musical Brunch Series. Today: international cabaret sensation KT Sullivan performs "29 Songs by Women." Chez Josephine, 414 W. 42nd Street. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
4:00 p.m. - Book signing; Pat Thomas' new oral and visual history of Jerry Rubin and the Yippies, DID IT! JERRY RUBIN: AN AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY, published by Fantagraphics Books. Special guest: Paul Krassner (Yippie and editor of The Realist). Unoppressive Non-imperialist Bargain Books, 34 Carmine Street, Greenwich Village. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
*     6:30 p.m. - The Paley Center presents "Homicide: Life on the Street: A Reunion" with key cast and creative team members, Richard Belzer, Andre Braugher, Anya Epstein, Tom Fontana, Clark Johnson, Barry Levinson, Julie Martin, and David Simon. The Paley Center for Media, 25 W. 52nd Street. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
7:30 p.m. - Coney Island USA Spring Gala. International burlesque star Angie Pontani hosts the 2018 gala, featuring jazz by Brian Newman; live dancing by Rebel Night Jivers; sideshow acts by "Purveyor of Amazement" Todd Robbins and Fibi Eyewalker; burlesque by Gigi Bonbon (Miss Coney Island 2018), Poison Ivory (Miss Exotic World 2016), and Edie Nightcrawler; and walkabout performances by Little Brooklyn plus others. Kitchen 21, 3052 W. 21st Street, Coney Island Boardwalk. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
*     8:00 p.m. - In concert; The Independent Music Awards & City Winery Present: An Evening with Valerie June. Special Guest Elizabeth & The Catapult, benefitting Music Unites. City Winery, 155 Varick St., Soho. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
8:00 p.m. - Bearded Ladies Productions Presents: Y Cabaret, in association with the Theater at the 14th Street Y. How close is too close? Get up close and personal with some of the hottest choreographers in town and experience dance outside of the boundaries of traditional performance. Bearded Ladies Productions returns to 14th St Y Theater with the Y Cabaret for their fourth time this spring featuring a brand new line-up of artists. Artists include: Nicole Von Arx, Peter Cheng, Kristen Carcone, BAIRA, Mei Yamanaka, Roya Carreras, Princess Lockaroo and our fabulous Master of Ceremonies Clinton Edward. 14th Street Y, 344 E. 14th Street. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
SUNDAY, MARCH 25
 
Birthdays: Big Sean (Sean Michael Leonard Anderson) [1988], Bonnie Bedelia [1948], Anita Bryant [1940], Marcia Cross [1962], Aretha Franklin [1941], Paul Michael Glaser [1942], Mary Gross [1953], Elton John (Sir Reginald Kenneth Dwight) [1947], astronaut Jim Lovell [1928], Katharine McPhee [1984], Lee Pace [1979], Sarah Jessica Parker [1965], Gene Shalit [1932], Gloria Steinem [1934], Lark Voorhies [1974].
 
*     12:00 noon - Play opening; National Theatre Production of Tony Kushner's epic and seminal masterwork, ANGELS IN AMERICA: A GAY FANTASIA ON NATIONAL THEMES in a strictly limited, 18-week engagement. Directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Marianne Elliott, Angels in America stars Academy Award® and Tony Award nominee Andrew Garfield and two-time Tony Award winner Nathan Lane. 12:00 Part I: 6:00 Part II. Neil Simon Theatre, 250 West 52nd Street. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
*     6:30 p.m. - Play opening; Off-Broadway premiere of THE STONE WITCH, a play by Shem Bitterman (A Death in Colombia, Influence). Directed by Steve Zuckerman (Nuts, "Murphy Brown") the three-member cast features Dan Lauria ("The Wonder Years," Lombardi) as Simon Grindberg, with Rupak Ginn (Shakespeare at Fenway, "Royal Pains") as Peter Chandler, and Carolyn McCormick (Equus, "Law & Order") as Clair Forlorni. The Westside Theatre - Upstairs, 407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555


*     8:00 p.m. - In concert; The English Beat. City Winery, 155 Varick St., Soho. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
MONDAY, MARCH 26
 
Birthdays: Alan Arkin [1934], James Caan [1939], Kenny Chesney [1968], Johnny Crawford [1946], Leeza Gibbons [1957], Jennifer Grey [1960], Erica Jong [1942], TR Knight [1973], Keira Knightley [1985], Vicki Lawrence [1949], Leslie Mann [1972], Gabriela Rodriquez [1993], Diana Ross [1944], Martin Short [1950], Amy Smart [1976], Steven Tyler [1948]. [Tennesee Williams, 1911; Leonard Nimoy, 1931; Teddy Pendergrass, 1950.]
 
*     12:00 noon - Book signing; former President Jimmy Carter signs FAITH: A JOURNEY FOR ALL. Barnes & Noble, 555 Fifth Avenue at 46th Street. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
*     6:00 p.m. - The Red Bull Theater's 10th annual Running of the Red Bulls Gala Benefit, honoring Ismenia Mendes [presented by John Glover], Charlayne Woodard [presented by Daniel Sullivan] and The Fund For The City Of New York [presented by Michael Arad]. Bowery Hotel, 335 Bowery at E. 3rd Street. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
*     6:00 p.m. - Play reading; Korean Cultural Center New York and Ma-Yi Theatre Company present CLARITY by Jason Kim, directed by Danny Sharron. post-dialogue with Jason Kim, author of KPOP (Ma-Yi Theater/Ars Nova/Woodshed Collective). Korean Cultural Center New York, 460 Park Ave., 6th Floor. Contact:
John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
*     6:30 p.m. - MCC THEATER presents their annual MISCAST gala, featuring top names in the roles you never expected to see them play. Celebrities expected: honoree Laurie Metcalf, Sara Bareilles (Waitress), Auli'i Cravalho (Moana, "Rise"), Raúl Esparza (Company, "Law & Order: SVU"), Robert Fairchild (An American in Paris), Jordan Fisher (Hamilton, Grease: Live!), Jayne Houdyshell (A Doll's House, Part 2; Wicked), James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin, Hamilton), Katrina Lenk (The Band's Visit, Indecent), Alex Newell (Once on This Island, "Glee") and many others. 6:30 Cocktails, 7:30 Dinner, Honoree Celebration, 9:00 Miscast Revue. Hammerstein Ballroom at the Manhattan Center, 311 West 34th Street, between 8th & 9th Avenues.Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
*     7:00 p.m. - The Paley Center presents An Evening with the Cast of Roseanne and a Special Sneak Preview of Alex, Inc. with Zach Braff. Celebrities expected: Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Sara Gilbert, Michael Fishman, Lecy Goranson, and Sarah Chalke. PLUS, a sneak peek at another new ABC comedy series "Alex, Inc." (based on radio journalist Alex Blumberg's podcast "StartUp") with its star and executive producer Zach Braff, moderated by Sarah Chalke!The Paley Center for Media, 25 W. 52nd Street. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
*     7:00 p.m. - Book signing; Leslie Odom, Jr. signs FAILING UP: HOW TO TAKE RISKS, AIM HIGHER, AND NEVER STOP LEARNING. Barnes & Noble Union Square, 33 East 17th Street. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
*     7:00 p.m. - LIVE from the NYPL. Tonight: "Reforming Justice." Professor Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor and activist Shaun King join together for an urgent and important conversation on contemporary politics. Celeste Bartos Forum The New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 42nd Street & 5th Avenue. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
*     7:00 p.m. - Play opening; 2nd Street Theater presents LOBBY HERO, written by Kenneth Lonergan, directed by Trip Cullman, starring Michael Cera, Chris Evans, Brian Tyree Henry and Bel Powley. The Hayes Theater ,240 West 44th Street, Between Broadway and 8th Avenue. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
*     7:00 p.m. - Play opening; The Barrow Group Theatre Company concludes their 2017-2018 season with the New York revival of A WALK IN THE WOODS, a play by Lee Blessing.  Directed by Donna Jean (DJ) Fogel, the two-member cast features K. Lorrell Manning as John Honeyman, an American negotiator and Martin Van Treuren as Andrey Botvinnik, a career Russian diplomat. The Barrow Group Mainstage Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555


TUESDAY, MARCH 27
 
Birthdays: Mariah Carey [1970], Fergie (Stacy Ann Ferguson) [1975], Nathan Fillion [1971], Julian Glover [1935], Dave Koz [1963], Elizabeth Mitchell [1970], Austin Pendleton [1940], Pauley Perrette [1969], Tom Sullivan [1947], Quentin Tarantino [1963], Michael York [1942]. [Marlon Brandon turns down an Academy Award for "The Godfather" in support of American Indian rights, 1973.]
 
*     7:00 p.m. - LIVE from the NYPL. Tonight: "Father Figures." Michael Imperioli, cast member of THE SOPRANOS, publishes his debut novel. THE PERFUME BURNED HIS EYES is a coming-of-age story set in 1970s Manhattan about a teenage boy from Queens who moves to the city after losing his father and unexpectedly strikes up a friendship with Lou Reed. Imperioli talks about the paternal relationships that shaped the book, as well as the process of writing it with David Chase, the creator of The Sopranos. Celeste Bartos Forum The New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 42nd Street & 5th Avenue. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
*     7:00 p.m. - Film premiere; Tyler Perry's ACRIMONY [Lionsgate]. A faithful wife (Taraji P. Henson) tired of standing by her devious husband (Lyriq Bent) is enraged when it becomes clear she has been betrayed. SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
*     7:00 p.m. - Book signing; Chrissy Metz [This Is Us] signs THIS IS ME: LOVING THE PERSON YOU ARE TODAY. Barnes & Noble Union Square, 33 East 17th Street. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
*     7:00 p.m. - Play opening; George Bernard Shaw's PYGMALION, presented by BEDLAM, a band of gifted unknowns who can make theatrical magic in an empty room. Sheen Center, 18 Bleecker Street. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
*     8:00 p.m. - AMERICAN SONGBOOK series presents Roseanne Cash. Rose Theater, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Time Warner Center, Columbus Circle, Broadway at 60th Street. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
*     8:00 p.m. - Global Institute of Long Island University presents A Conversation with Vice President Joe Biden. The event will include a speech by Vice President Biden, followed by an exclusive Q&A session on top global issues with Congressman Steve Israel. Tilles Center, Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, Greenvale. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
 
STORY OPPORTUNITIES
 
Family drama LOVE AFTER LOVE [IFC Films] opens at the IFC Center on March 30. New York press days with Andie MacDowell and director Russell Harbaugh will be during the week of 3/26. For interview or screener requests, please contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
 
CREDENTIAL DEADLINES
 
**CLOSING TODAY** 3/19 - TV premiere on 3/29; A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS mourns the premiere of their second season. Press must fill out the online application by Monday, March 19:  John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
CLOSED - 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, taking place April 18-29. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
 
FOR FUTURE PLANNING
 
3/29 - TV premiere; A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS mourns the premiere of their second season. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
4/2 - BROADWAY BACKWARDS, the theatre community's annual gender-bending celebration of love and the LGBT community. The evening is produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and benefits Broadway Cares and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York City. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
4/9 - The Point Honors Gala by the Point Foundation, the nation's largest scholarship organization for LGBTQ students of merit. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
4/14 - Performance Space New York Spring Gala. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
4/16 - American Apparel & Footwear Association presents their 2018 American Image Awards. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555

4/16 - Soho Rep Spring Fête. Contact:  John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
4/17 - Food Bank For New York City's Can Do Awards Dinner. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
4/20 - 2018 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards, celebrating designers in the world of Dance. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
4/23 - ASTEP (Artists Striving to End Poverty) will celebrate its inaugural gala, "ASTEP & Friends." Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
5/5 - 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. Contact: John Smith (555) 555-5555
 
 
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