Actors' Equity Association just presented The Great Comet, Come From Away and A Doll's House Part 2 the co-recipients of the Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award for the 2016-17 theatrical season.Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of 14th Annual NYMF! July 11, 2017
Now in its fourteenth year, the 2017 New York Musical Festival is up and running through August 6th at The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row, The Peter Jay Sharp Theater,Playwrights HorizonsRehearsal Studio, The Green Room 42 @ YOTEL, and The Castillo Theatre in New York City.Dan Markleyserves as NYMF Executive Director andRachel Sussmanserves as Producing Artistic Director.
BroadwayWorld was on hand for opening night and you can check out photos below!Photo Coverage: Stars of COME FROM AWAY, ANASTASIA, GROUNDHOG DAY and More Align for BROADWAY BARKS July 9, 2017
Bernadette PetersandMalcolm McDowell,co-hosted yesterday's19th annual dog & cat adoption event, Broadway Barks. The stars turned out to lend a hand to the event, founded by Peters and and Mary Tyler Moore,and tointroduce the crowd to some furry new friends for the taking. See all the photos from yesterday's event below!Photo Coverage: WAR PAINT Cast Toasts 100 Broadway Performances! July 7, 2017
WAR PAINT, currently running at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street), played a sold-out run in Chicago last summer where it became the most successful show inGoodman Theatre's history.War Paintwas nominated for four 2017 Tony Awards, including 'Best Actress in a Musical' for both of the leading ladies. Now the show is celebrating 100 performances on Broadway and BroadwayWorld was on hand for a special toast with the cast!Photo Coverage: Barnes and Noble Gives a Royal Welcome to the ANASTASIA Company! June 30, 2017
The Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musicalAnastasiais now available, and the cast just celebrated its release at Barnes & Noble! ANASTASIA features a lush, original score from Tony Award winners Stephen Flaherty (music) and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics). The score also includes several of the most beloved songs from the 1997 animated film, adapted for the stage. The 75-minute album will include the Academy Award nominated favorite 'Journey to the Past' alongside new numbers from the show such as Christy Altomare's haunting 'In My Dreams,' Ramin Karimloo's passionate 'Still' and Derek Klena's heart-racing 'My Petersburg.'Photo Coverage: Andrew Lloyd Webber Casts Unite to Sing for Hope! June 21, 2017
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!