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Fox Business Network Announces Inauguration Day ProgrammingFox Business Network Announces Inauguration Day Programming
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

FOX Business Network (FBN) will provide live coverage of the Inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence on Friday, January 20th, anchored by Neil Cavuto (more...)

FOX Business Network to Present Special Inauguration Day Programming Anchored by Neil CavutoFOX Business Network to Present Special Inauguration Day Programming Anchored by Neil Cavuto
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

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BWW Award-Nominated Series NEW YORK CABARET'S GREATEST HITS Announces Eight New Shows for 2017 Season at Metropolitan RoomBWW Award-Nominated Series NEW YORK CABARET'S GREATEST HITS Announces Eight New Shows for 2017 Season at Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2016

Cabaret Life Productions Owner Stephen Hanks has announced that NEW YORK CABARET'S GREATEST HITS, the BroadwayWorld.com Award Nominated monthly series at New York's Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street) he launched (with Associate Producer Fr. Jeffrey Hamblin, MD) in August, 2105, will present productions of eight Award-winning or critically acclaimed shows of the past during 2017. The series' new season will open on Monday, February 13 at 7 pm with Jenna Esposito's MAC Award-Nominated 2009 Connie Francis Tribute Show, Jenna Esposito Sings Connie Francis , followed by Adam Shapiro's 2013 MAC Award-Winning Guide to the Perfect Breakup on Wednesday, March 15 at 7 pm. (more...)

NY Gilbert & Sullivan's New MIKADO Opens with Family Friendly Events and Gala New Year's Eve!NY Gilbert & Sullivan's New MIKADO Opens with Family Friendly Events and Gala New Year's Eve!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, continues its 42nd season with the time-honored classic The Mikado! The brand new production will play December 28-31, 2016 and January 5-8, 2017 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (East 68th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues). (more...)

Casting Announced for NY Gilbert & Sullivan's NEW 'Mikado' at Kaye PlayhouseCasting Announced for NY Gilbert & Sullivan's NEW 'Mikado' at Kaye Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, America's preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory company, continues its 42nd season with the time-honored classic The Mikado (December 28-31, 2016 and January 5-8, 2017) at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (East 68th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues). (more...)

Hilarity for Charity Raises $1.6 Million At 5th Annual Los Angeles Variety Show: Seth Rogen's HalloweenHilarity for Charity Raises $1.6 Million At 5th Annual Los Angeles Variety Show: Seth Rogen's Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

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Hunt Scanlon Media Launches Recruiting Industry Media CenterHunt Scanlon Media Launches Recruiting Industry Media Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

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Hunt Scanlon Media Launches Recruiting Industry Media CenterHunt Scanlon Media Launches Recruiting Industry Media Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

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Photos and Video: THE GOLDEN BRIDE Marks Closing Night Off-BroadwayPhotos and Video: THE GOLDEN BRIDE Marks Closing Night Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

With the final performance of its critically acclaimed Off-Broadway musical 'The Golden Bride' on Sunday, The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene brought to a close its three-month performing arts festival KulturfestNYC. Scroll down for photos from the closing festivities! (more...)

Contestants Nick, Vinny & More Set for Tonight's BACHELOR IN PARADISE: AFTER PARADISEContestants Nick, Vinny & More Set for Tonight's BACHELOR IN PARADISE: AFTER PARADISE
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Current BACHELOR IN PARADISE contestants Nick, Vinny and Izzy, as well as Katie Lowes and Adam Shapiro, are panelists on ABC's hit after-show “Bachelor In Paradise: After Paradise” on TUESDAY, AUGUST 23 (9:00–10:00 p.m. EDT), following “Bachelor in Paradise.” (more...)

RICHARD SKIPPER CELEBRATES Set for The Triad TodayRICHARD SKIPPER CELEBRATES Set for The Triad Today
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Richard Skipper is introducing a new show that encourages all to seize the day and celebrate each and every day and all the gems that each day holds. The series kicks off tonight, May 25th at The Triad Theatre (158 W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023) at 8 p.m. (more...)

RICHARD SKIPPER CELEBRATES MAY 25th Coming to The TriadRICHARD SKIPPER CELEBRATES MAY 25th Coming to The Triad
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

?Richard Skipper is introducing a new show that encourages all to seize the day and celebrate each and every day and all the gems that each day holds. To kick off this series, he has chosen May 25th at The Triad Theatre (158 W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023) at 8 p.m. (more...)

Adam Shapiro Stars in 'Top Ten' Videos to Raise Funds for 2016 Production of THE GOLDEN BRIDEAdam Shapiro Stars in 'Top Ten' Videos to Raise Funds for 2016 Production of THE GOLDEN BRIDE
by Louisa Brady - Mar 12, 2016

One of the characters of THE GOLDEN BRIDE, 'Kalmen' (played by Adam Shapiro of HBO's 'Normal Heart'), has become the face of the 30K in 30 Days campaign. He's trying to make matches for potential contributors with three hilarious videos where he provides his Top 10 list. Watch the videos below! (more...)

New York Cabaret Community Hosts 2nd 'Crush the Cancer Beast' Fundraising Show in Support of Singer/Actor ERIN CRONICAN at Don't Tell Mama TonightNew York Cabaret Community Hosts 2nd 'Crush the Cancer Beast' Fundraising Show in Support of Singer/Actor ERIN CRONICAN at Don't Tell Mama Tonight
by Stephen Hanks - Mar 5, 2016

Cabaret performers and musicians and fans of the art form tend to refer to the people in this tight-knit niche as "the Cabaret Community." Well, that community is really coming together for one of its own with a benefit concert to raise funds for the extremely popular actor, director, and cabaret performer Erin Cronican, one of a very rare group of women in her 30s who is staging a fierce battle with breast cancer. The star-studded show, billed as Cabaret Beats Cancer and a call to arms to "Crush The Beast" is at Don't Tell Mama (343 West 46th Street, 212-757-0788) on February 27 at 5 pm. (more...)

IAMA Theatre Company to Present 2nd Annual 23-HOUR PLAY FESTIVALIAMA Theatre Company to Present 2nd Annual 23-HOUR PLAY FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

IAMA THEATRE COMPANY presents its second annual 23-hour Play Festival, which is a dynamic theatrical event that showcases how exciting live theater can be. IAMA, with the help of their very talented celebrity friends, will present 7 original short plays -- all written, directed and performed in under 23 hours! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Christine Andreas, Brian Charles Rooney & More Sing THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL at Feinstein's/54 Below!Photo Coverage: Christine Andreas, Brian Charles Rooney & More Sing THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 1, 2016

The Tony-nominated Best Musical by Frank Wildhorn and Nan Knighton, The Scarlet Pimpernel, returned to the New York stage at Feinstein's/54 Below for a one-night-only celebration of its tempestuous and much-beloved score. The concerts featured cast members from the original THREE Broadway versions of the show as well as additional stars who would likely be cast in the show if it were revived today. Once again, New York City audiences got the chance to hear songs like 'Into the Fire,' 'Falcon in the Dive,' 'When I Look at You,' 'Storybook,' and 'Where's the Girl?' performed by stars who know how to sing them. Produced, directed, and hosted by Scott Siegel. Musical Direction by Ross Patterson. (more...)

BWW Review: Benefit Concert for Cabaret Performer and Cancer Patient ERIN CRONICAN is Entertaining and Emotional at Don't Tell MamaBWW Review: Benefit Concert for Cabaret Performer and Cancer Patient ERIN CRONICAN is Entertaining and Emotional at Don't Tell Mama
by Billie Roe - Feb 29, 2016

There are milestones in everyone's life--events that are so strongly embedded in your memory that you can actually recall the date, the time, the place, and the feelings you had when they occurred. Events like a joyful marriage, the birth of a child, or the loss of a loved one all help to define us as human beings. For a woman you can add to that list a diagnosis of breast cancer. Erin Cronican, a young professional singer, director, writer, show business coach, and self professed “Actor and All-Around fun gal” is a beloved member of the New York theatrical and cabaret communities who is currently undergoing 28 radiation treatments (having previously completed three months of intense chemo therapy) for breast cancer. (more...)

New York Cabaret Community Announces 2nd 'Crush the Cancer Beast' Fundraising Show In Support of Singer/Actor ERIN CRONICAN at Don't Tell Mama, 3/5New York Cabaret Community Announces 2nd 'Crush the Cancer Beast' Fundraising Show In Support of Singer/Actor ERIN CRONICAN at Don't Tell Mama, 3/5
by Stephen Hanks - Feb 29, 2016

Cabaret performers and musicians and fans of the art form tend to refer to the people in this tight-knit niche as “the Cabaret Community.” Well, that community is really coming together for one of its own with a benefit concert to raise funds for the extremely popular actor, director, and cabaret performer Erin Cronican, one of a very rare group of women in her 30s who is staging a fierce battle with breast cancer. The star-studded show, billed as Cabaret Beats Cancer and a call to arms to “Crush The Beast” is at Don't Tell Mama (343 West 46th Street, 212-757-0788) on February 27 at 5 pm. (more...)


by Stephen Hanks - Feb 24, 2016

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Having #TGIT Withdraws? The SCANDAL Cast Singing Showtunes is the Perfect MedicineHaving #TGIT Withdraws? The SCANDAL Cast Singing Showtunes is the Perfect Medicine
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 3, 2015

Since last Thursday was Thanksgiving, tonight will likely be the first time this season that you are going to be experiencing the severe symptoms of acute #TGIT withdraw. Unfortunately, after the November Sweeps period ended, ABC and Shonda Rhimes are keeping her doctors, gladiators, and murderers on the shelf until February 11th, when another sweeps period is in full effect. So, to help ween you off of your OPA addiction (you can't just quit Olivia cold turkey, ask Jake and Fitz), I have assembled a group of clips that show your favorite SCANDAL stars in a slightly different light than you are accustomed to, namely, singing showtunes!  (more...)

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