Now celebrating its 10th Anniversary, Sing for Hope has created the country's largest annual public arts project, reaching an estimated 2 million New Yorkers annually across the five boroughs. This summer marks the placement of the 400th artist-designed piano to date. Cast members from CATS, School of Rock - The Musical, and The Phantom of The Opera combined forces to design and paint a special Andrew Lloyd Webber piano.Photo Coverage: Angela Lansbury & Cast Take Bows in Acting Company's THE CHALK GARDEN June 20, 2017
Just last night, the Acting Company held a one-night-only benefit reading of British drama The Chalk Garden by Enid Bagnold, starring Angela Lansbury. Completing the cast were Tedra Millan (Present Laughter, The Wolves) as Laurel, Patricia Conolly (The Front Page), Michele Tauber (Mint Theatre's The Charity That Began at Home), Holly Villaire (Scapino), Francesca Faridany (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) as Miss Madrigal, Simon Jones (Blithe Spirit, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy) as the Judge, David Lansbury (War Horse) as Maitland and Charlotte Parry (The Importance of Being Earnest) as Olivia.Photo Coverage: Playwrights Horizons Celebrates Opening Night of BELLA: AN AMERICAN TALL TALE June 13, 2017
The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, Owner) just presented the 62nd Annual Obie Awards. Jennifer Kidwell & Scott R. Sheppard's Underground Railroad Game, produced by Ars Nova, and J.T. Roger's Oslo, produced by Lincoln Center Theater, shared the Obie Awards for Best New American Theatre Work, which is accompanied by a $500 prize each. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel received a special Obie Award for Lifetime Achievement. Obie and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning actress Lea DeLaria returned as host of this year's ceremony, which was held at Webster Hall (125 East 11th Street).Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 62nd Annual Obie Awards! May 23, 2017
The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, Owner) just presented the 62nd Annual Obie Awards. Jennifer Kidwell & Scott R. Sheppard's Underground Railroad Game, produced by Ars Nova, and J.T. Roger's Oslo, produced by Lincoln Center Theater, shared the Obie Awards for Best New American Theatre Work, which is accompanied by a $500 prize each. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel received a special Obie Award for Lifetime Achievement. Obie and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning actress Lea DeLaria returned as host of this year's ceremony, which was held at Webster Hall (125 East 11th Street).Photo Coverage: Backstage Bite Celebrates Launch of Season 2- Premieres Tomorrow! May 22, 2017
Come from Away, nominated for seven Tony Awards, has now played 96 performances at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, but the show's road to Broadway was a long one. Just yesterday the cast celebrated a special milestone- made up fromengagements in La Jolla (40), Seattle (47), DC (50), Gander (2), Toronto (65) and Broadway, and the combined performances bring the count to 300!Photo Coverage: Playwright's Horizons Celebrates Scott Frankel, Michael Korie and Doug Wright! May 9, 2017
Just last night, acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons held itsannual Spring Gala Benefit.This year called A CELEBRATION OF SONG, it honoredthree of the company's exceptional alumni writers: Tony Award nominee Scott Frankel (Grey Gardens, Far From Heaven), Tony Award nominee Michael Korie (Grey Gardens, Far From Heaven) and Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Doug Wright (I Am My Own Wife, Grey Gardens).
BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and you can check out photos below!Photo Coverage: Go Inside Karaoke for a Cause at BROADWAY ACTS FOR WOMEN May 8, 2017
Just last night, A is For presentedBroadway Acts for Women- a star-studded karaoke event hosted by Cecily Strong. The special event featured Emmy winner Martha Plimpton, Tony winner Michael Cerveris, Hamilton star Mandy Gonzalez, Hamilton star Brian D'Arcy James, Award winner Keith Carradine, Tony nominee Jenn Colella, Bronx Tale's Ariana DeBose, Noah Galvin & Tony nominee Rebecca Luker.
BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special night and you can check out photos below!Photo Coverage: GROUNDHOG DAY Cast Celebrates Tony Nominations May 3, 2017
Earlier today, the smash musicalWaitresscelebrates its first anniversary on Broadway with a gravity-defying four-tiered topsy-turvy celebration of all things pie! The four-foot tall custom-made confectionwas created by the show's pie consultant Stacy Donnelly.BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the birthday celebration below!Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Playwrights Horizons' BELLA April 25, 2017
National Dance Institute (NDI), the non-profit arts education organization founded in 1976 by legendary New York City Ballet principal dancer Jacques d'Amboise, hostedits 41st Annual Gala at PlayStation Theater in New York City last night, April 24.The Annual Gala is National Dance Institute's largest fundraising event, with all proceeds benefitting NDI's award-winning arts education programs. BroadwayWorld has photos from the evening below!Photo Coverage: Billy Porter Celebrates THE SOUL OF RICHARD RODGERS Album Release at Barnes and Noble April 18, 2017
Tony and Grammy Award-WinnerBilly Porterhas just released his new studio album,Billy PorterPresents The Soul ofRichard Rodgersvia Bee & El /Sony Masterworks Broadway. To celebrate the release, Porter was joined byfour-time Grammy Award-winnerIndie.Arie. atBarnes & Noble for a special performance!Photo Coverage: Wade McCollum & More Preview ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME April 11, 2017
After critically acclaimed and award winning productions in Seattle, New Jersey and Boston the new musical, ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME, will begin performances on Friday, April 14, 2017 and officially open on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Off-Broadway's Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). This strictly limited engagement will play through Sunday, June 11th only.