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DEAR EVAN HANSEN and SALOME Win Big at the 2016 Helen Hayes Awards, Complete List of Winners!DEAR EVAN HANSEN and SALOME Win Big at the 2016 Helen Hayes Awards, Complete List of Winners!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Tonight, before a gathering of theatre artists and patrons, theatreWashington announced the winners of the 2016 Helen Hayes Awards, drawn from 202 eligible productions presented in the 2015 calendar year. Scroll down for the full list of nominees and winners! (more...)

19 Musical Theatre Writers Announced for This Summer's Rhinebeck Writers Retreat19 Musical Theatre Writers Announced for This Summer's Rhinebeck Writers Retreat
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2016

Founding Executive Director Kathy Evans announced the 19 writers and 9 new musicals selected for this summer's Rhinebeck Writers Retreat residencies.  For nine consecutive weeks beginning June 26, each writing team will have a weeklong residency in Rhinebeck, New York to write their new musical. This year's writers include New York Drama Critics award winner Brian Crawley, Tony nominee Hunter Foster, 2016 Kleban award winner Daniel Goldstein, Susan Smith Blackburn finalist Michele Lowe, Arlen award winner Georgia Stitt, Fred Ebb award winner Adam Gwon, and New Dramatists Loewe Award winner Sarah Hammond. The 9 musicals were selected from among 95 applicants by a distinguished panel: Kent Nicholson of Playwrights Horizons, Donna Lynn Hilton of Goodspeed Musicals, Barbara Pasternack of Theatreworks USA, Steve Stettler of Weston Playhouse, Mara Isaacs of Octopus Theatricals, Drama Desk nominated composer Neil Bartram, and Robert Zukerman, former Director of Theatre at the New York State Council on the Arts.  (more...)

THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM Cast Will Hit the Studio This June to Record Cast Album!THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM Cast Will Hit the Studio This June to Record Cast Album!
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) has just announced that Ghostlight Records (Kurt Deutsch, CoFounder & Album Producer; Lawrence Manchester, Album Co-Producer) will record the cast album of the critically acclaimed, Lortel Award-winning revival of The Robber Bridegroom on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. For more information and to sign-up for updates, visit sh-k-boom.com/robber-bridegroom. The Robber Bridegroom is currently playing a limited engagement through May 29, 2016 at the Laura Pels Theater. (more...)

Watch Live Stream of Adam Gwon's SCOTLAND, PA in LC Originals; Tonight at 7:30pm!Watch Live Stream of Adam Gwon's SCOTLAND, PA in LC Originals; Tonight at 7:30pm!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

The next installment of 'LC Originals: First Look,' at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center will feature Songwriter Adam Gwon and playwright/songwriter Michael Mitnick as they share scenes and songs from their newest (and never-before-seen) musical, an adaption of the 2001 indie film SCOTLAND, PA. It takes place tonight, May 9 at 7:30 pm. Admission is free. (more...)

Spring 2016 BC Beat Sets Date & ChoreographersSpring 2016 BC Beat Sets Date & Choreographers
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

On the heels of a sold out, fall 2015 BC BEAT, the next BC BEAT, set for Monday May 23rd, announces a program of eleven choreographers, launches a new BC BEAT Artist Series, and releases a limited number of advance tickets.  (more...)

SHE LOVES ME Company Will Record Cast Album Today!SHE LOVES ME Company Will Record Cast Album Today!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that Ghostlight Records (Kurt Deutsch, Co-Founder & Album Producer) will record the cast album of the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of She Loves Me on Monday, April 25, 2016. For more information and to sign-up for updates, visit sh-k-boom.com/she-loves-me. She Loves Me is currently playing a limited engagement at Studio 54 through July 10, 2016. (more...)

Check Out The Complete Video Playlist For The Hit Concert Series IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTECheck Out The Complete Video Playlist For The Hit Concert Series IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTE
by Michael Dale - Apr 21, 2016

How many of these great songs do you know from underappreciated musicals? (more...)

Keen Company's 2016 Keen Playwrights Lab to Launch This TodayKeen Company's 2016 Keen Playwrights Lab to Launch This Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Join the Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Keen Company for Keen on New Work: Presentations from the 3rd Annual Keen Playwrights Lab, beginning performances today April 15th. (more...)

JASPER IN DEADLAND World Premiere Recording to Hit Stores, Online This MayJASPER IN DEADLAND World Premiere Recording to Hit Stores, Online This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Ghostlight Records will release the world premiere recording of the acclaimed musical JASPER IN DEADLAND online and in stores on Friday, May 20. (more...)

Applications for 2016 Fred Ebb Award Now AvailableApplications for 2016 Fred Ebb Award Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

The Fred Ebb Foundation, in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company, will present the twelfth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters.  Applications for the award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, will be accepted from June 1- 30, 2016.  The winner will be selected in November of 2016.  Eligibility criteria and Application forms can be found at the foundations website: www.fredebbfoundation.org. (more...)

Caissie Levy, Melissa Errico & More Join Ghostlight's SWEET 16 Lineup at Symphony SpaceCaissie Levy, Melissa Errico & More Join Ghostlight's SWEET 16 Lineup at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Grammy Award winning Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight Records - the premiere force in theater music and cast recordings - have added a slew of new performers to its all-star concert to celebrate the label's landmark "Sweet 16" Birthday on Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Original Stars of THE DIVINE SISTER to Reprise Roles at Bucks County Playhouse This Summer; 2016 Lineup Set!Original Stars of THE DIVINE SISTER to Reprise Roles at Bucks County Playhouse This Summer; 2016 Lineup Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Jessica Walter and Susan Sullivan will star in a new revival of STEEL MAGNOLIAS and the entire original New York cast of the acclaimed 2010 off-Broadway comedy, THE DIVINE SISTER - Charles Busch, Alison Fraser, Julie Halston, Amy Rutberg, Jennifer Van Dyck and Jonathan Walker - will reprise their roles as part of Bucks County Playhouse's 2016 Summer Season. (more...)

Steve Martin & Edie Brickell's BRIGHT STAR Heads to the Recording StudioSteve Martin & Edie Brickell's BRIGHT STAR Heads to the Recording Studio
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Just announced, Ghostlight Records will release the original cast recording of Bright Star, the new musical from Grammy and Emmy Award winner Steve Martin and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Edie Brickell. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM!
by Walter McBride - Mar 14, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the first-ever New York revival of Alfred Uhry and Robert Waldman's musical comedy THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM. The production opened just last night, March 13, at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). This will be a limited engagement through May 29, 2016. BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: HAMILTON's Stephanie Klemons, Andrew Chapelle & More Visit BROADWAY BULLETExclusive Podcast: HAMILTON's Stephanie Klemons, Andrew Chapelle & More Visit BROADWAY BULLET
by Broadway Bullet - Mar 3, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously announced, we'll be exclusively bringing you new episodes of popular theatre podcast, Broadway Bullet. Recently rebooted, each episode of Broadway Bullet features 2-3 interviews with theatre people, covering everyone from performers working on Broadway to independent artists who are headed that direction. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Roundabout Theatre Company's 50th Anniversary GalaPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Roundabout Theatre Company's 50th Anniversary Gala
by Walter McBride - Mar 1, 2016

Just last night, Roundabout Theatre Company hosted the 50th Anniversary Gala: 'Spring Gala 2016: Celebrating 50 Years of Extraordinary Theatre' in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria (301 Park Avenue, NYC). The evening was a celebration of Roundabout's 50th Anniversary and recognized the accomplishments of six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald and Roundabout's Chairman of the Board Tom Tuft and present them with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the red carpet below! (more...)

Broadway's CINDERELLA Stars to Reunite for Bucks County Playhouse's Oscar Hammerstein Festival 2016Broadway's CINDERELLA Stars to Reunite for Bucks County Playhouse's Oscar Hammerstein Festival 2016
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

A benefit concert featuring the original Tony-nominated stars of the recent Broadway production of Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA -- Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana and Victoria Clark -- and an evening of new work focusing on the award-winning, rising musical theatre writer Adam Gwon are among the highlights of Bucks County Playhouse's Oscar Hammerstein Festival, April 29 - May 1. (more...)

FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE Original Cast Recording Out Digitally TodayFIRST DAUGHTER SUITE Original Cast Recording Out Digitally Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2016

Ghostlight Records has released the original cast recording of the world premiere musical FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE -- written by Michael John LaChiusa and directed by Kirsten Sanderson -- in digital formats today, February 26. The physical CD will be online and in stores on Frida­­y, April 1. (more...)

Broadway Producer Stacey Mindich to Keynote Syracuse University's Newhouse School's Convocation CeremonyBroadway Producer Stacey Mindich to Keynote Syracuse University's Newhouse School's Convocation Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

Stacey Mindich '86, Tony Award-winning producer and a 1986 alumna of the Newhouse School at Syracuse University, will speak at the Newhouse Convocation Ceremony on Saturday, May 14, at noon in the Carrier Dome. (more...)

Julie Halston, Claybourne Elder & More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 BelowJulie Halston, Claybourne Elder & More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. Scroll down for details!  (more...)

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