Meteor Showers

Watch this spectacular meteor explode over the night sky in Michigan

NASA estimates it traveled between 40,000 to 50,000 miles to get to Earth<p>A meteor entering the Earth’s atmosphere exploded in Michigan’s sky overnight in a spectacle that briefly illuminated the city of Detroit. The US Geological Survey confirmed the meteor had entered the atmosphere about 5 miles …

Astronomy

Huge, mysterious bright light shoots across the sky in the US

A huge, mysterious bright light shot across the US sky overnight – and it's not clear what it was.<p>Official weather agencies say the phenomenon can't …

Ann Arbor

Stagecraft Podcast: Why Keegan-Michael Key Craves the Green Lights

“I don’t think there are a lot of performances on Broadway right now that are this fluid.” That’s Keegan-Michael Key talking about “Meteor Shower,” …

Entertainment

Broadway B.O. Leaps Even As ‘Lion King’ & ‘Wicked’ Feel Winter Chill

With the three-day Martin Luther King holiday weekend as a spur, the Broadway box office defied the January trend, pole-vaulting 27% over the same …

Entertainment Industry

Meteor explosion: Photos and videos show fireball as bright as full moon illuminating night sky over Michigan

USGS confirmed the meteor explosion and even said that an earthquake of magnitude 2.0 magnitude was recorded at the same time.<p>The National Weather …

Astronomy

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 1/14/18

Click below to access all the Broadway grosses from all the shows for the week ending 1/14/2018 in BroadwayWorld's grosses section.<p>Also, you will …

Meteorites

Hello, Dolly! Star Bette Midler Packs Houses in Farewell Week

Bette Midler wrapped up her Tony-winning, record-breaking run in the hit revival of <i>Hello, Dolly!</i> this weekend and audiences didn't miss the chance to …

Bette Midler

Bright Flash And Loud Boom Ignite Meteorite Speculation In Great Lakes Region

A flash of bright light, followed by a boom, filled the night skies over parts of Michigan on Tuesday, prompting speculation that a meteorite had streaked by.<p>Residents in Detroit, Flint, Ann Arbor and other cities in southeast Michigan reported hearing and seeing the “boom and flash in the sky” …

Great Lakes

Possible meteor over metro Detroit has everybody cracking jokes

Suspected meteor over metro Detroit<p>Posted!<p>A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.<p>Like this topic? You may also like these photo …

Detroit

Bruce Springsteen Saves Broadway Box Office From Winter Freeze

The Boss is back!<p>After a planned break from his incredibly successful gig on Broadway, Bruce Springsteen returned to the stage this week – and brought a windfall with him.<p>His show, <i>Springsteen On Broadway</i> (natch), racked up $2.4 million in sales, which is par for the course since it opened in …

Bruce Springsteen

From super blue blood moon to dazzling meteor showers, 7 space events you can't miss this year

Some extraordinary celestial moments are lined up in 2018. IBTimes UK has compiled a curated list to help you catch the best ones.<p>2018 is off to a …

Astronomy

Tony Winner Laura Benanti Returns as Melania Trump to Refute Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury

The White House tell-all got Stephen Colbert to ask the actor back in her regular guest role.<p>Actor Laura Benanti’s appearances as Melania Trump …

Michael Wolff

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: January 11, 2018

<b>Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show?</b><p><b>Welcome to BroadwayWorld's Weekly Buying Guide, powered by SeatGeek, a ticket search engine for</b> …

Broadway Theatre

Another Triumph for Steve Martin

His new Broadway play is among the best work of his long career.<p>On two occasions, I’ve been in the room with Steve Martin when someone asked him, …

Conservative View

Playbill's Ultimate Guide to Broadway Ticket Buying

A comprehensive look at how and where to get the best Broadway tickets for even the most popular shows.<p>Welcome to Playbill's Ultimate Broadway …

Dear Evan Hansen

'Meteor Shower' Show Canceled With Amy Schumer Out Sick

“Meteor Shower” went dark last weekend.<p>Steve Martin’s new Broadway comedy canceled its Sunday matinee because its two female stars, Amy Schumer and Laura Benanti, were both felled by “winter weather illnesses,” according to a press statement.<p>The cancellation affected the bottom line: The show …

Amy Schumer

Grosses Analysis: Farinelli and the King Kicks Off 2018 With Strong Box Office

The Mark Rylance-led play had its second highest-grossing week at the box office.<p>The Broadway transfer of Claire van Kampen’s hit London play</i> …

Movies

A Storm Bomb Might Not Shut Down A Broadway Show But Illness Shut Down Steve Martin’s Meteor Shower | Times Square Chronicles

A Storm Bomb Might Not Shut Down A Broadway Show But Illness Shut Down Steve Martin’s Meteor Shower<p>The unusually frigid winter now hitting New York …

Meteorites

Bemidji police car’s dashboard camera records meteor falling to earth

BEMIDJI, Minn. — The new year has only just begun, but is already off to an astronomically spectacular start. A Minnesota police officer’s dash-cam …

Astronomy

The Show Must Go On! Broadway Continues Despite Snowfall

A major snowstorm might be covering New York City, but the weather isn't stopping New York theater from performing as usual. The snow may be filling …

Dear Evan Hansen

There will be at least one astronomical event per month in 2018

It's only a few days into 2018, and we've already witnessed the year's first supermoon — when the full moon is closest to the Earth and appears 14 …

Astronomy

The first meteor shower of the year is *tonight*—here’s how to watch it

The New Year is already off to a strong start—especially astrologically. Even though the first week of 2018 is only halfway through, a giant meteor …

Lifestyle

Broadway Underdog 'Play That Goes Wrong' (Finally) Hits the Right Note

Just a few months ago, the producers behind the Broadway screwball comedy “The Play That Goes Wrong” thought they might have to shut down the show.<p>After all, the British import, which looks at an amateur theatrical production gone haywire, was pulling in as little as about $300,000 some weeks—or …

Amy Schumer

The first major meteor shower of 2018, the Quadrantids, peaks this week — here's how to watch

• <b>The Quadrantids meteor shower peaks on January 3, with most meteors visible between January 3 and 4.</b>• <b><br>This meteor shower is known for bright fireball meteors with long, glowing tails.</b>• <b><br>But because the meteor shower coincides with an almost-full moon, much of the celestial show will be washed …

Astronomy

Quadrantid Meteor Shower Kicks Off the New Year

The annual show is known for producing long-lasting, bright fireballs from asteroid 2003 EH1<p>Comment on this Story

Astronomy

A Broadway veteran joins Amy Schumer in Steve Martin’s Jewy new play

From left, cast members of “Meteor Shower”: Keegan-Michael Key, Jeremy Shamos, Amy Schumer and Laura Benanti. (Matthew Murphy)<p>NEW YORK (JTA) — It’s a …

Jewish Culture

Supermoons, lunar eclipse, meteor shower this month

The New Year’s Eve fireworks may be over, but there will be a few spectacular natural light shows still to watch in the night skies this month, …

Moon

First meteor shower of the year visible this week: PAGASA

Stargazers are in for a treat with the first meteor shower of the year taking place this week, the state weather bureau said.

Astronomy

Odds & Ends: Ryan Murphy's Pose Starring Billy Porter Picked Up as Series & More

<b>Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today and this holiday weekend.</b><p><b>Ryan Murphy's Pose Starring Billy Porter Picked Up as Series</b></i> …

James Van Der Beek

BWW Interview: Jeremy Shamos Shines Bright in METEOR SHOWER

There's something reassuring about the character Norm, played by Jeremy Shamos, in Meteor Shower.<p>He's a solid, normal guy who's been married to Corky …

Meteorites