Andrew Lippa News

Date of Birth: December 22, 1964 (50)
Gender: Male
Andrew Lippa Will Return to Texas State University This OctoberAndrew Lippa Will Return to Texas State University This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Award-winning Broadway composer Andrew Lippa, who was the 2010-2011 Composer in Residence at Texas State, will return to Texas State to perform a concert of music from his shows along side students from the musical theater program and Broadway veteran Kaitlin Hopkins (Bat Boy, Bare) at the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Texas State University on October 17th at 7:30pm. There will also be a silent auction in the lobby of signed Film, TV and Theatre Memorabilia including scripts, photos and posters. All proceeds from the concert will go to scholarships for students in the Department of Theatre and Dance. Tickets are available at www.txstatepresents.com. (more...)

Linda Lavin, Will Swenson and More Set for 54 Below This MonthLinda Lavin, Will Swenson and More Set for 54 Below This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

This September, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

Two Turns Theatre Company to Present I AM MY OWN WIFE, 9/23-10/4Two Turns Theatre Company to Present I AM MY OWN WIFE, 9/23-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Two Turns Theatre Company will present an intimate and freshly interpreted production of Doug Wright's Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning play, I Am My Own Wife, about the infamous German transvestite Charlotte von Mahlsdorf. Directed by Amy Corcoran and starring Drama Desk nominee Vince Gatton, the play will be performed in and among the furniture, art, clothing and taxidermy of RePOP (143 Roebling St., Brooklyn, NY 11211), Williamsburg's noted vintage shop. Performances begin September 23 and will run through October 4. I Am My Own Wife will perform Wednesdays through Sundays at 7:30 p.m. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

On October 9, 2015 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will open its 33rd season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage with My Favorite Things: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein. The concert honors the duo's timeless work, which has captured the hearts of every generation of music lovers, and will feature guest artists Sierra Boggess and Steven Pasquale. The program will feature numbers from all eleven of the collaborations between Rodgers and Hammerstein. Selections will include 'A Wonderful Guy' and 'Some Enchanted Evening' from South Pacific, 'The Sound of Music' from The Sound of Music, and 'Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin' from Oklahoma!. (more...)

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Reunion, Linda Lavin & More Set for 54 Below This WeekSATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Reunion, Linda Lavin & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

This week at 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visitwww.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

VIDEO: Sierra Boggess Announces Stage Door Fine Arts 2016 SeasonVIDEO: Sierra Boggess Announces Stage Door Fine Arts 2016 Season
by Stage Tube - Aug 30, 2015

Stage Door Fine Arts patrons and participants were in for a special surprise this evening when Broadway star Sierra Boggess (THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA) announced the theatre's 2016 season. Below, watch Boggess use her own unique flair and creativity to make the announcement! (more...)

Soluna Studio to Produce THE ADDAMS FAMILYSoluna Studio to Produce THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2015

?SoLuna Studio will produce a special Halloween performance of THE ADDAMS FAMILY as a part their professional mainstage season at 8pm on Saturday, October 31st. The show will have other performances October 9th-November 1st. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for August 31-September 6, Featuring Anthony Rapp, Barrett Weed, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for August 31-September 6, Featuring Anthony Rapp, Barrett Weed, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Aug 30, 2015

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: Saturday Night Fever Reunion Concert; Anthony Rapp: Unplugged; 54 Sings You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown; Barrett Weed; and 54 Sings Guys and Dolls. (more...)

UPDATED: Kristin Chenoweth, Josh Groban, and Many More Tribute Kyle Jean-BaptisteUPDATED: Kristin Chenoweth, Josh Groban, and Many More Tribute Kyle Jean-Baptiste
by Sally Henry - Aug 29, 2015

Like all of the theatre community, BroadwayWorld is shocked and saddened to learn of the untimely passing of 21-year-old Les Miserables performer Kyle Jean-Baptiste after an accident at his mother's home on Friday night. Below, read the heartfelt messages that friends and fans have been sharing to social media ever since the news of his death. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Kids Unite for YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN; Go Inside the Rehearsal Room for the 54 Below Concert!BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Kids Unite for YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN; Go Inside the Rehearsal Room for the 54 Below Concert!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 28, 2015

Happiness is... 54 Below Sings You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown! On September 2-3, 54 Below will present the Grammy-nominated music by Clark Gesner, with additional music from Andrew Lippa, in one sensational concert. Winner of the Drama Desk Award for Best Revival of a Musical, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown brings fun and catchy music to the famous Peanuts gang comic strip we all know and love. Don't miss your favorite tunes such as 'My Blanket and Me,' 'Book Report,' 'Snoopy,' 'My New Philosophy,' 'Beethoven Day,' 'The Kite,' 'Suppertime,' and many more! Join Charlie, Snoopy, Lucy and the rest of the Peanuts gang for a fun and exciting evening at 54 Below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: WILLEMIJN VERKAIK - IN CONCERT, Ambassadors Theatre, August 25 2015BWW Reviews: WILLEMIJN VERKAIK - IN CONCERT, Ambassadors Theatre, August 25 2015
by Carrie Dunn - Aug 26, 2015

Whether you're in Holland, Germany, the UK or the US, Willemijn Verkaik should need no introduction. Donning the Wicked green make-up in all four countries, Verkaik's credits include Donna in Mamma Mia, the Killer Queen in We Will Rock You and most recently Kala in Stuttgart's Tarzan. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Stanley Bahorek Quizzes New Yorkers On Their AMAZING GRACE KnowledgeSTAGE TUBE: Stanley Bahorek Quizzes New Yorkers On Their AMAZING GRACE Knowledge
by Michael Dale - Aug 26, 2015

Can Times Square visitors name the most popular song in history? Do they know who wrote it? Find out! (more...)

VIOLET's Emerson Steele to Lead A LITTLE PRINCESS at Theatrical Outfit This WinterVIOLET's Emerson Steele to Lead A LITTLE PRINCESS at Theatrical Outfit This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Theatrical Outfit will present A LITTLE PRINCESS, running December 3 - 27, 2015 at The Balzer Theater at Herren's, starring Broadway actress and Atlanta native Emerson Steele. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: ABC News Tracks Beginning of New Broadway Musical AMAZING GRACESTAGE TUBE: ABC News Tracks Beginning of New Broadway Musical AMAZING GRACE
by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2015

Broadway's new musical AMAZING GRACE began previews on June 25, 2015 at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street) and officially opened on Thursday, July 16. In honor of the show's opening, ABC News has gone inside the show's long journey to New York - check out the segment below! (more...)

NEWSIES Reunion, 54 SINGS BACK TO THE FUTURE & More Set for 54 Below This WeekNEWSIES Reunion, 54 SINGS BACK TO THE FUTURE & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

This week at 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visitwww.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

VIDEO: The Cast of Broadway's AMAZING GRACE Performs Title Song on 'Tonight'VIDEO: The Cast of Broadway's AMAZING GRACE Performs Title Song on 'Tonight'
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, the cast of Broadway's AMAZING GRACE performed the show's eponymous tune. Check out the appearance below! (more...)

Mark Dendy's WHISTLEBLOWER to Make World Premiere at Dixon Place This FallMark Dendy's WHISTLEBLOWER to Make World Premiere at Dixon Place This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Dixon Place's dance commission, Mark Dendy Project's WHISTLEBLOWER, written, choreographed and directed by Bessie and Obie award winner Mark Dendy, will have its world premiere on Friday, September 11th at 7:30 PM. With his company of dancers and original music by Heather Christian, Dendy, explores the actions and sexual orientation of renowned dissident Bradley/Chelsea Manning. (more...)

VIDEO: HEDWIG's Taye Diggs Talks 'Role of a Lifetime' on 'Today'VIDEO: HEDWIG's Taye Diggs Talks 'Role of a Lifetime' on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Broadway star Taye Diggs talks about his lead role as the gender-bending rock singer Hedwig Schmidt in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." 'It's the role of a lifetime,' says the actor. 'I guarantee I won't ever play anything as challenging.' (more...)

Milly Shapiro, Aidan Gemme & More Will Sing CHARLIE BROWN at 54 Below!Milly Shapiro, Aidan Gemme & More Will Sing CHARLIE BROWN at 54 Below!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Happiness is… 54 Below Sings You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown! ON September 2-3, 54 Below will present the Grammy-nominated music by Clark Gesner, with additional music from Andrew Lippa, in one sensational concert. Winner of the Drama Desk Award for Best Revival of a Musical, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown brings fun and catchy music to the famous Peanuts gang comic strip we all know and love. Don't miss your favorite tunes such as "My Blanket and Me," "Book Report," "Snoopy," "My New Philosophy," "Beethoven Day," "The Kite," "Suppertime," and many more! Join Charlie, Snoopy, Lucy and the rest of the Peanuts gang for a fun and exciting evening at 54 Below! (more...)

THE DESCENDANTS Starring Kristin Chenoweth Now Available On DVDTHE DESCENDANTS Starring Kristin Chenoweth Now Available On DVD
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 4, 2015

Get your copy of THE DESCENDANTS on DVD now! (more...)

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