Akiva Romer-Segal News

BLAME CANADA! with LES MIS Cast Members, Jarrod Spector & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

Cliff Saunders Set to Host BLAME CANADA! Concert at 54 Below, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Final casting has been announced for BLAME CANADA!, an evening featuring the best in Canadian musical theatre happening at 54 BELOW on Monday, March 17 at 9:30pm. Cliff Saunders, who currently stars as Thenardier in the revival of Les Miserables on Broadway, hosts the evening that celebrates the launch of the newly formed Canadian Musical Theatre Writers Collective (CMTWC). (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- Derek Klena and Emma Hunton Sing 'It's Been a While'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 23, 2013

This week's CEC feature is by a very talented songwriting team from Canada, Akiva Romer-Segal and Colleen Dauncey. 'It's Been a While' was performed by Wicked's Derek Klena and Next to Normal's Emma Hunton at our CEC concert at NYMF 2012. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do! (more...)

BWW Special Feature: Toronto Fringe Wrap-Up
by Kelly Cameron - Jul 16, 2013

The 25th Anniversary of the Toronto Fringe Festival wrapped up an incredible ten days in our glorious city this past Sunday night, marking a record year in terms of opening 4 day profit despite challenges such as flooding and power outages cancelling shows and closing down theatres. The city came alive with 148 shows performing in venues across the city, selling 57,182 tickets and returning $433,027 to artists. In addition, there were 200 completely sold-out performances, and many shows which were incredibly close. The joy of Fringing is the hidden gems that you discover, and I'm pleased to report I discovered two this year in Bremen Rock Musical and We Are the Bomb. In addition, there are many excellent shows headed uptown for Best of Fringe which begins in 2 days! (more...)

Heart in Hand Theatre to Present COWBOY MOUTH, Beginning 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2012

HEART IN HAND THEATRE has announced its upcoming production of Sam Shepard & Patti Smith's Cowboy Mouth at The Cameron House. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Damiano, Jessica Phillips, Eric Michael Krop, Perform at NYMF's CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS III
by Jennifer Broski - Jul 24, 2012

Cutting-Edge Composers presented the next generation of musical theatre songwriters last night, July 23 at the Theatre at St. Clement's (423 w. 46th Street). The event was directed and produced by Laura Pietropinto (Next to Normal), co-produced by Jillian Robbins and Musically Directed by Virginia Hart Pike. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities and we bring you photos from the star-studded concert below! (more...)

AJ Shively, Noah Galvin and More Join Cutting-Edge Composers at NYMF Tonight, 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2012

After sold-out shows at the Canal Room and the Laurie Beechman, Cutting-Edge Composers brings its latest concert to NYMF tonight, July 23rd at 7 and 9:30 pm at the Theatre at St. Clement's (423 w. 46th Street). Up-and-coming musical theatre writers are teamed with Broadway's hottest performers at the concert directed and produced by Laura Pietropinto (Next to Normal), co-produced by Jillian Robbins, and musically directed by Virginia Hart Pike. (more...)

AJ Shively, Noah Galvin and More Join Cutting-Edge Composers at NYMF, 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2012

After sold-out shows at the Canal Room and the Laurie Beechman, Cutting-Edge Composers brings its latest concert to NYMF on Monday, July 23rd at 7 and 9:30 pm at the Theatre at St. Clement's (423 w. 46th Street). Up-and-coming musical theatre writers are teamed with Broadway's hottest performers at the concert directed and produced by Laura Pietropinto (Next to Normal), co-produced by Jillian Robbins, and musically directed by Virginia Hart Pike. (more...)

Damiano, Rodriguez, Klena & More Join Cutting-Edge Composers Concerts at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2012

After sold-out shows at the Canal Room and the Laurie Beechman, Cutting-Edge Composers brings its latest concert to NYMF on Monday, July 23rd at 7 and 9:30 pm at the Theatre at St. Clement's (423 w. 46th Street). Up-and-coming musical theatre writers are teamed with Broadway's hottest performers at the concert directed and produced by Laura Pietropinto (Next to Normal) and co-produced by Jillian Robbins. (more...)

Emerging Songwriters Perform at Northwestern June 24-25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2011

A celebration of acclaimed and emerging songwriters, writing teams and singers is the first of two June 24-25 weekend events that will conclude the sixth annual weeklong Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriters Project, presented by the American Music Theatre Project (AMTP) at Northwestern University. (more...)

Hart House Theatre Presents YELLOW FACE 3/4-12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2011

Hart House Theatre is delighted to present Tony Award-winner David Henry Hwang's semi-autibiographical comedy, Yellow Face. (more...)

Hart House Theatre Presents YELLOW FACE 3/4-12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2011

Hart House Theatre is delighted to present Tony Award-winner David Henry Hwang's semi-autibiographical comedy, Yellow Face. (more...)

THE PRODUCERS Rehearsals Begin For Benefit Show At Jane Mallett Theatre 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2010

Rehearsals start next week for a fundraising, concert performance of The Producers for the Actors' Fund of Canada. One performance only will be held on Monday, September 13 at 8PM at the Jane Mallett Theatre, produced by Barrie's Talk is Free Theatre. (more...)

THE PRODUCERS Rehearsals Begin For Benefit Show At Jane Mallett Theatre 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2010

Rehearsals start next week for a fundraising, concert performance of The Producers for the Actors' Fund of Canada. One performance only will be held on Monday, September 13 at 8PM at the Jane Mallett Theatre, produced by Barrie's Talk is Free Theatre. (more...)