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Rebecca Luker, Alysha Umphress & More Set for York's Developmental Reading of AFTERLANDRebecca Luker, Alysha Umphress & More Set for York's Developmental Reading of AFTERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director) and its acclaimed NEO Developmental Reading Series presents the new musical Afterland, with music and lyrics by Benjamin Velezand book and lyrics by Kathryn Hathaway for one performance only, Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).  The readings are open to the public with a suggested donation of $5.00.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Nicholas Carlisle and Erik Stangvik Talk BROADWAY AGAINST BULLYINGBWW Interview: Nicholas Carlisle and Erik Stangvik Talk BROADWAY AGAINST BULLYING
by David Clarke - Feb 4, 2016

Globally, bullying is a problem facing many school aged children. It is a comfort to know that many are looking for ways to curb bullying and make the world a better place for our children. On Monday, February 8, 2016, to celebrate it's expansion to the East Coast, the international anti-bullying organization No Bully will be rocking Feinstein's/54 Below with their fundraising concert BROADWAY AGAINST BULLYING. (more...)

Bryce Pinkham, Alysha Umphress & More Set for CHARLIE ROSEN'S BROADWAY BIG BAND, 2/20Bryce Pinkham, Alysha Umphress & More Set for CHARLIE ROSEN'S BROADWAY BIG BAND, 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Following multiple sold out engagements, Charlie Rosen's Broadway Big Band returns to the intimate Manhattan venue Feinstein's/ 54 Below on Saturday February 20th to continue an official residence for 2015. The 9:30 PM concert, helmed by director Max Friedman, features guest vocalists Gerard Canonico (Spring Awakening, American Idiot), Nicholas Christopher (Motown The Musical, Lazarus), Matt Doyle (The Book of Mormon, Spring Awakening), Tony Award Nominee Bryce Pinkham (Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, The Heidi Chronicles), Alysha Umphress (On The Town, American Idiot), and more TBA. Friedman and Rosen co-produce the series. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes SCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex BrightmanThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes SCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex Brightman
by Matt Tamanini - Feb 1, 2016

On Monday, February 1st, Theater People Podcast welcomes SCHOOL OF ROCK star Alex Brightman. Before being cast in the leading role in the new Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, Brightman made his Broadway debut as an understudy in GLORY DAYS (the show that infamously closed on its opening night). He went on to replace in the role of  Boq in the Broadway company of WICKED, Michael Wormwood in the Broadway company of MATILDA, and then joined the original Broadway company of BIG FISH. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Each one's a guilty pleasure! The February 7 cast for the new comedy-improv phenomenon 'Villain: DeBlanks' is just as dangerously funny as the previous line-ups. Audiences will be shown the evidence onSunday February 7, at 7:30pm at The Triad, 158 West 72nd Street. The series plays the first Sunday of the month through April 3, 2016. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for January 25-31, Featuring Ben Vereen, Elizabeth A. Davis, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for January 25-31, Featuring Ben Vereen, Elizabeth A. Davis, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Jan 24, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Brian Gallagher & Friends; Ben Vereen at 54 Below; New Musicals at 54: An Americain Boy by Amanda Green & Richard Thomas; Elizabeth A. Davis at 54 Below; and Linda Lavin in 'My First Farewell Concert.' (more...)

Ben Vereen, Elizabeth A. Davis and More Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 BelowBen Vereen, Elizabeth A. Davis and More Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Next week Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond, including Ben Vereen, Elizabeth A. Davis and more! (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes FUN HOME's Beth MaloneThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes FUN HOME's Beth Malone
by Matt Tamanini - Jan 18, 2016

On Monday, January 18th, The Theater People podcast welcomes Tony-nominated FUN HOME star Beth Malone. Malone made her Broadway debut in the 2006 production of RING OF FIRE, and has found much success working regionally, including a critically acclaimed turn in the title role of THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: New Musicals at 54 Series - Jennifer Ashley Tepper Interviews Amanda Green and Leigh Silverman About AN AMERICAIN BOYBWW Exclusive: New Musicals at 54 Series - Jennifer Ashley Tepper Interviews Amanda Green and Leigh Silverman About AN AMERICAIN BOY
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Jan 12, 2016

New Musicals at 54 is a series presented by Feinstein's/ 54 Below Programming Director Jennifer Ashley Tepper. Some of the 10 new and diverse musicals by a selection of today's most talented writers have had out-of-town productions, some have had workshops... now's your chance to be first to see them in NYC! Join us at New Musicals at 54 for one-night-only concerts celebrating each new show with songs, behind-the-scenes stories, and all-star casts! (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes HAMILTON's Renee Elise GoldsberryThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes HAMILTON's Renee Elise Goldsberry
by Matt Tamanini - Jan 4, 2016

On Monday, January 4, the Theater People podcast welcomes HAMILTON star Renee Elise Goldsberry. In the episode, Goldsberry talks about why she turned down her audition for the show several times, learning her showstopping number 'Satisfied,' and how it feels to be a part of the phenomenon that is HAMILTON.  (more...)

Looking Back and Moving Forward! Shows That Closed in 2015Looking Back and Moving Forward! Shows That Closed in 2015
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 1, 2016

Happy New Year, BroadwayWorld! As we eagerly anticipate the amazing musicals and plays coming up in 2016, we're taking a moment to look back at the significant Broadway closings of 2015. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Bernadette Peters, Joel Grey & More Flock to the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Opening Night Red Carpet!Photo Coverage: Bernadette Peters, Joel Grey & More Flock to the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Opening Night Red Carpet!
by Walter McBride - Dec 22, 2015

To life! The Broadway revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF just opened Sunday night, December 20 at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway), wrapping up the 2015 Broadway season. FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is directed by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher, and choreographed by Hofesh Shechter. BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities and you can check out coverage from the red carpet below! (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony Nominee Norm LewisThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony Nominee Norm Lewis
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 15, 2015

On Tuesday, December 15, the Theater People Podcast welcome's Tony-nominee Norm Lewis, whose career on and off Broadway, in London's West End, and on the international concert circuit, spans nearly 25 years, and counting. He will be making his Feinstein's/54 Below debut with a holiday show running from December 20th to 24th at 9:30pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Billy Porter, Stephanie J. Block and More Take Part in SPARKLE Benefit for The Actors FundPhoto Flash: Billy Porter, Stephanie J. Block and More Take Part in SPARKLE Benefit for The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Haul out the holly and put up the tree because Scott Nevins (one of the breakout stars of Bravo TV's hit show The People's Couch) just brought his star-studded holiday benefit SPARKLE: An All-Star Holiday Concert back to NYC for the 4rd year in a row! Featuring another high wattage, star power cast of performers from the worlds of Broadway, television, film and the music industry, this one night only extravaganza took place at The Cutting Room and will benefit the programs and services of The Actors Fund (www.actorsfund.org). BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Jonathan Reid Gealt's Album Release Concert at Birdland!STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Jonathan Reid Gealt's Album Release Concert at Birdland!
by Stage Tube - Dec 7, 2015

? Just last month, the Broadway at Birdland concert series presented songwriter Jonathan Reid Gealt, who celebrated the release of his new cd, 'Whatever I Want It To Be,' with a concert at the historic music room starring a bevy of Broadway stars. The cast included vocalists Jane Monheit, Loren Allred, Whitney Bashor, and Addi McDaniel and Michael Deleget. Check out highlights from the concert below. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Listen to SCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex Brightman Sing 'Mean to You' on Jonathan Reid Gealt's New Album!BWW Exclusive: Listen to SCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex Brightman Sing 'Mean to You' on Jonathan Reid Gealt's New Album!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 2, 2015

Songwriter Jonathan Reid Gealt just released his third studio album, 'Whatever I Want It To Be'- a fun and eclectic album of songs with influences ranging from jazz to big band, soul to pop, rock and roll to singer/songwriter, Motown and beyond. The album is currently available on iTunes and we've got an exclusive track. Below, check out 'Mean to You', featuring SCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex Brightman! (more...)

Lea Salonga, Sierra Boggess and More to Perform at ASTEP's NEW YORK CITY CHRISTMAS ConcertLea Salonga, Sierra Boggess and More to Perform at ASTEP's NEW YORK CITY CHRISTMAS Concert
by Reilly Hickey - Dec 1, 2015

ASTEP/Artists Striving to End Poverty announces its starry Seventh Annual New York City Christmas: A Concert to Benefit ASTEP, taking place on Monday, December 14 at 7:00 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public in New York City with a special silent auction, including items from HAMILTON, FINDING NEVERLAND, and LION KING to list a few. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jonathan Reid Gealt Celebrates WHATEVER I WANT IT TO BE Album at BirdlandPhoto Flash: Jonathan Reid Gealt Celebrates WHATEVER I WANT IT TO BE Album at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

On Sunday, the Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present songwriter Jonathan Reid Gealt, who celebrated the release of his new cd, "Whatever I Want It To Be," with a concert at the historic music room starring a bevy of Broadway stars. The cast included vocalists Jane Monheit, Loren Allred, Whitney Bashor, and Addi McDaniel and Michael Deleget. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Elizabeth StanleyThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Elizabeth Stanley
by Matt Tamanini - Nov 30, 2015

On Monday, November 30, the Theater People podcast welcomes Broadway favorite Elizabeth Stanley. She is currently headlining the first national tour of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY in the role of Francesca. Stanley made her Broadway debut as April in the 2006 John Doyle helmed production of COMPANY. She went on to originate the role of Allison in CRY BABY, and then Dyanne in MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET. She was most recently seen on Broadway as Claire in last year's Tony-nominated ON THE TOWN. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony Winner Annaleigh AshfordThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Tony Winner Annaleigh Ashford
by Matt Tamanini - Nov 23, 2015

On Monday, November 23, the Theater People Podcast welcomes back Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford. Ashford, who was Theater People's third ever guest. For this episode, Ashford talks about her Tony Award winning turn in last year's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, her critically acclaimed work on the Showtime series MASTERS OF SEX, and working alongside Matthew Broderick and Julie White in the current Broadway revival of SYLVIA. (more...)

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