Amanda Watkins News

ATC Announces AracaWorks: Chicago; Replaces 'LITTLE SHOP' with New Musical
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

American Theater Company announces a new partnership with The Araca Group (Broadway producers of Urinetown, Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune, The Wedding Singer, Lend Me a Tenor, and A View From the Bridge, among others) in the development of new American plays in Chicago. The two organizations will partner to produce AracaWorks: Chicago, a weekend of readings of world premiere American plays from August 7-9, 2014 in Chicago. One of the three plays will receive a year of development, including a workshop production the following summer at ATC. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 10th Anniversary Special - Linda Lenzi's Favorite Photos
by Linda Lenzi - Nov 15, 2013

As BroadwayWorld.com continues to celebrate the site's landmark 10th anniversary, with a variety of special features, today we're turning our spotlight on the wonderful photography of Linda Lenzi. (more...)

Maltz Jupiter Theatre's 10th Anniversary Season Gala Raises $776,000
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2013

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre's tenth annual gala, 'The 10 Event Gala,' raised a record $776,000 for the not-for-profit Theatre. (more...)

BWW's Top Miami Theatre Stories of 2012
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Miami in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013! (more...)

College Center Recap - A Look Back at 2012!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 06, 2012

Within days college students will start readying for exams and BroadwayWorld's Student Center will take its winter break. To tie you over until classes start back up in January, we brings you a look back at the college spotlights, features and guest posts of the past fall. Enjoy and we'll see you back here in January! (more...)

Jack Gindi's BEST FRIENDS Gets Reading at Shetler Studios' Theatre 54, 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2012

Jack Gindi's new play, Best Friends, will have a staged reading at 2:00pm on Friday, November 16th at Theatre 54 inside Shetler Studios. David Glenn Armstrong directs this four-person contemporary comedy/drama which stars Josh Adam Davis, Sarah Nedwek, Graham Powell, and Leah Wagner. (more...)

FSU Alumni & Broadway Stars Kevin Covert and Amanda Watkins speak to School of Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2012

Kevin Covert and Amanda Watkins had what Executive Director of the School of Theatre at Florida State University, Cameron Jackson, called a "reunion catch-up," where the longtime friends and colleagues spoke to students, faculty and staff about their lives since graduating from the School of Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside BDF's WHITE CHRISTMAS Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2011

The Broadway Dreams Foundation just presented White Christmas, a celebratory holiday cabaret featuring performances by Broadway's brightest stars and talented local BDF performers. Each year hundreds of students receive valuable musical theatre training through BDF programs offered in partnership with Philadelphia's Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Dreams 3rd Annual Benefit Rocks New York City!
by Linda Lenzi - Nov 22, 2011

The Broadway Dreams Foundation presented their Third Annual New York Benefit Performance at the Florence Gould Hall (55 East 59th Street) on Monday, November 21, 2011. The special evening, which only happens once a year in NYC, got a spontaneous ovation after a non-stop, 100 minute show, which showed off the talents of BDF students and faculty that assembled from across the country to perform and to show the audience what they were about. (more...)

Espinosa, Hanes, Jay-Alexander & More Set for BROADWAY DREAMS NYC Benefit Tonight!
by BWW - Nov 21, 2011

The Broadway Dreams Foundation will present their Third Annual New York Benefit Performance at the Florence Gould Hall (55 East 59th Street) on Monday, November 21, 2011 at 7:30 pm. The special evening, which only happens once a year in NYC, will feature performances that combine Broadway favorites with BDF students from cities across the country. Tickets are now on sale by clicking here. (more...)

Share a Broadway Dream and Win a Free Broadway Dreams Foundation Summer Intensive!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2011

BroadwayWord is offering a unique opportunity to win a free one-week intensive with Broadway Dreams, in Omaha, Philadelphia, or Atlanta this coming summer. For a chance to win, visit the Broadway Dreams Facebook page and share your Broadway dream. The winner will be announced at next Monday night's THIRD ANNUAL BENEFIT in New York City. Click here to order tickets to the event now! (more...)

Espinosa, Hanes, Porter, Jay-Alexander & More Set for BROADWAY DREAMS NYC Benefit 11/21
by BWW - Nov 03, 2011

The Broadway Dreams Foundation will present their Third Annual New York Benefit Performance at the Florence Gould Hall (55 East 59th Street) on Monday, November 21, 2011 at 7:30 pm. The special evening, which only happens once a year in NYC, will feature performances that combine Broadway favorites with BDF students from cities across the country. Tickets are now on sale by clicking here. (more...)

Photo Flash: Benjamin Walker, John Gallagher Jr., et al. at Colt Coeur Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2011

Broadway stars including cast members from Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Ben Walker, Kate Roberts, and Erin Felgar), American Idiot (John Gallagher Jr., Theo Stockman, Rebecca Jones and Libby Winters) and 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Celia Keenan-Bolger and Sarah Saltzberg) gathered and sang Monday night at Colt Coeur's 2nd Annual Karaoke Classic Benefit in Brooklyn. Rightor Doyle, Mamie Gummer and Celia Keenan-Bolger chaired the event which raised funds for Play Hotel (Colt Coeur's ongoing reading series, and their principal arena for developing new work) as well as their next production. (more...)

New York Musical Theatre Festival Presents THE BIG BANK 9/27-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 03, 2011

This year's New York Musical Theatre Festival will host the New York premiere of The Big Bank, a timely musical about a bank that loves to foreclose, written by Daniel and Jacob Seligmann, directed by David Glenn Armstrong. (more...)

New York Musical Theatre Festival Presents THE BIG BANK 9/27-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2011

This year's New York Musical Theatre Festival will host the New York premiere of The Big Bank, a timely musical about a bank that loves to foreclose, written by Daniel and Jacob Seligmann, directed by David Glenn Armstrong. (more...)

New York Musical Theatre Festival's THE BIG BANK Opens
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2011

This year's New York Musical Theatre Festival will host the New York premiere of The Big Bank, a timely musical about a bank that loves to foreclose, written by Daniel and Jacob Seligmann, directed by David Glenn Armstrong. (more...)

American Theater Company Adds DISGRACED to 2011-12 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2011

American Theater Company (ATC) announced today an addition to the 2011-12 Season: the World Premiere of Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar, featuring ensemble member Usman Ally. Disgraced is produced by special arrangement with The Araca Group (Broadway's Urinetown, A View From The Bridge and co-producers of Wicked). (more...)

New York Musical Theatre Festival Presents THE BIG BANK 9/27-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2011

This year's New York Musical Theatre Festival will host the New York premiere of The Big Bank, a timely musical about a bank that loves to foreclose, written by Daniel and Jacob Seligmann, directed by David Glenn Armstrong. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Naked Angels' 25th Anniversary Gala
by Peter James Zielinski - Feb 15, 2011

Last night, February 14, Naked Angels celebrated its 25th anniversary as one of the most innovative theatre companies in New York with a spectacular Gala, including cocktails, an elegant dinner and skits written and performed by Naked Angels company members. Company Members Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick served as Honorary Co-Chairs for the evening, with entertainment directed by Tony Award-winning Company Member Joe Mantello. (more...)

GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Timothy J. Alex of 'Elf'
by Adrienne Onofri - Dec 02, 2010

The new Christmas musical has special meaning for Timothy, who's in his second show this year directed by Casey Nicholaw. (more...)

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