Peter James Zielinski
LAST 365 DAYS
March 27, 2012
The Actors Fund, the nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment, presented the 17th edition of Nothing Like a Dame, a benefit for the Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative (PNWHI) last night, March 26, at The Gerald Lynch Theatre.Photo Coverage: Goodspeed's MAME Meets the Press
March 14, 2012
Goodspeed Musicals will present its much-anticipated new production of MAME, the brassy musical comedy from April 20 - July 1 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Yesterday, the company met the press and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the big event. Check out coverage from the photo call below!Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of THE COLUMNIST - John Lithgow & More!
March 14, 2012
The limited engagement of Manhattan Theatre Club's THE COLUMNIST begins performances on Wednesday, April 4 and opens Wednesday, April 25 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Yesterday, March 14, the company met the press and BroadwayWorld was there for the photo op. Stay tuned for video coverage coming shortly! Photo Coverage: Tony Vincent, Derrick Baskin & More Mentor Garden of Dreams Talent Show
March 6, 2012
The world-famous Rockettes and Knicks City Dancers along with Broadway stars Tony Vincent (American Idiot, NBC's "The Voice"), Christina Sajous (Spiderman), Derrick Baskin (Memphis) and Justin Johnson (Rent) are serving as this year's guest artists mentoring for nearly 100 children partaking in the Garden of Dreams Talent Show. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the rehearsal yesterday, March 5, and brings you photo coverage below!Photo Coverage: Elaine Paige Performs for Lincoln Center's AMERICAN SONGBOOK Series!
February 12, 2012
Paige took on some of her greatest hits from CATS, EVITA and more in her first show for the American Songbook series - check out photos from last night's concert below!Photo Coverage: Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, et al. in SONGS YOU SHOULD KNOW at the Laurie Beechman
February 11, 2012
Libra Theater Company presented Songs You Should Know, a concert of new and rarely performed songs by some of today's most prolific music theater writers. The concert took place on Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 9:30 pm at The Laurie Beechman Theatre and BroadwayWorld was there to cover the event! Check out the photos below!Photo Coverage: Nick Jonas Hosts KIDS NIGHT ON BROADWAY Fan Party
February 8, 2012
Nick Jonas, currently starring in the Broadway revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, was joined by Charlotte St. Martin (Executive Director of the Broadway League), Jordan Roth (President of Jujamcyn Theaters and Founder of Givenik.com) and Bret Pidgeon (General Manager of Madame Tussauds NY) to kick-off a pre-theater party for KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY ticketholders on Tuesday, February 7th starting at 2:30 p.m. at Madame Tussauds New York. Following the kick-off, the fanfest event will proceed from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.Photo Coverage: VENUS IN FUR Re-Opens on Broadway!
February 8, 2012
VENUS IN FUR, the acclaimed new play by David Ives, directed by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie starring Tony Award nominee Nina Arianda and Emmy Award nominee Hugh Dancy began performances at its new home at the Lyceum Theatre last night, February 7. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the celebratory evening and brings you curtain call overage below!Photo Coverage: Alec Baldwin, Bobby Cannavale & More Come out for Second Stage Bowling Benefit!
February 7, 2012
Second Stage Theatre celebrated its annual All-Star Bowling Classic last night, February 6th. For over 20 years, stars of stage and screen have come out to bowl in support of Second Stage's award-winning seasons and to assist the theatre in its fund-raising efforts.Photo Coverage: Gavin Creel & Stephen Oremus Play Lincoln Center's AMERICAN SONGBOOK Series
February 6, 2012
Two of the brightest lights from the new Broadway generation-two-time Tony nominee Gavin Creel and Stephen Oremus, the Tony-winning music director and arranger of Wicked and The Book of Mormon recently appeared in a secial concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center. The duo joined forces on February 4, for a special evening that mixes alternative rock and theater tunes with new material to create a modern American songbook.Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Promotes New Album at Barnes & Noble!
February 1, 2012
The 40th Anniversary production and first-ever Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz's rock musical GODSPELL is currently playing at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre. Directed by Daniel Goldstein and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Christopher Gattelli, the show opened on Monday, November 7. Yesterday, January 31, the cast visited Barnes & Noble, where they treated visitors to a special performance and signed copies of the just-released album. Check out photos below! Photo Coverage: Sierra Boggess, Brian d'Arcy James & More at MTC's Annual INTIMATE NIGHT Gala!
January 31, 2012
Manhattan Theatre Club presented its annual Winter Benefit, an evening of cocktails and dinner followed by a special one-night-only cabaret-style show last night, January 30, at The Plaza.Photo Coverage: WIT Opening Night Red Carpet
January 27, 2012
WIT by Margaret Edson, directed by Lynne Meadow and starring Cynthia Nixon opened on Broadway last night, January 26 to rave reviews at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre and BWW was there to capture the red carpet!Photo Coverage: Kevin Spacey, Darren Criss, et al. at the Old Vic Gala
January 24, 2012
Last night, January 23, 2012 The Old Vic hosted a Gala evening of entertainment, Old Vic New York, at Gotham Hall, New York City. Hosted by Stephen Fry, the evening included a number of British and American personalities taking to the stage, as part of this one off theatrical extravaganza led by Kevin Spacey. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities and brings you photo coverage below!Photo Coverage: THE MOUNTAINTOP Takes Final Broadway Bow
January 24, 2012
On Sunday, January 22, The Mountaintop took its final bow on Broadway. The play, starring Samuel L. Jackson in hit Broadway debut and Angela Bassett, was written by Katori Hall and directed by Kenny Leon. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the final curtain call and brings you photo coverage below!UP ON THE MARQUEE: WIT!
January 19, 2012
Manhattan Theatre Club is presenting Tony and Emmy Award winner Cynthia Nixon in the Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play WIT by Margaret Edson, directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow. Check out the marquee below!Photo Coverage: THE ROAD TO MECCA Opening Night Arrivals!
January 18, 2012
Roundabout Theatre Company last night opened Athol Fugard's THE ROAD TO MECCA, featuring Tony Award winner RoseMary Harris as 'Miss Helen,' Carla Gugino as 'Elsa Barlow' and Tony Award winner Jim Dale as 'Marius Byleveld,' and directed by Gordon Edelstein. BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture the show's opening night arrivals and brings you photo coverage below!Photo Coverage: Marco Zunino Joins CHICAGO!
January 15, 2012
Broadway's celebrated revival of John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse's Tony Award-winning musical CHICAGO welcomed Latin-American star Marco Zunino in his first Broadway appearance as 'that silver-tongued prince of the courtroom,' Billy Flynn. Check out photos from the actor's debut below!EXCLUSIVE Photo Flash: - TWILIGHT: THE MUSICAL Dress Rehearsal
January 13, 2012
A one-night only concert reading presentation of the parody Twilight: The Musical is being presented by Ulmer Theatricals, Moxyrah Productions, and Dreamcatcher Entertainment, January 16th, 2012 at 8pm to benefit the national charity organization Blessings in a Backpack. BroadwayWorld.com got an exclusive sneak peek at the show's dress rehearsal today. Photo Coverage: THE GERSHWIN'S PORGY & BESS Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway!
January 13, 2012
Last night, January 12, The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess starring Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis and David Alan Grier, opened at the Richard Rodger's Theatre on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the celebratory after party at the McKittrick Hotel and brings you photo coverage below!