Andrew Lippa News

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  • Andrew E. Lippa

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    December 22, 1964 (49)
    Julianne Moore, Dustin Lance Black & More Join I AM HARVEY MILK Honorary Committee
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

    Producers Bruce Cohen, Robb Nanus, Jessica Leventhal, Bruce Robert Harris and Jack W. Batman announced today that a group of political, cultural, and human rights leaders have come together to form an “Honorary Committee” in support of Tony and Grammy Award nominee Andrew Lippa's new oratorio, I Am Harvey Milk, which will have its New York premiere on Monday, October 6 at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. (more...)

    Northwestern Theater to Present THE LARAMIE PROJECT in October
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

    "The Laramie Project," a documentary-style drama set in Wyoming that recounts the brutal murder of an openly gay college student and named by Time magazine as 'one of the 10 best plays of the year" will launch Northwestern University's 2014-15 Mainstage season Oct. 24-Nov. 2. Directed by Rives Collins, single tickets are $5 to $25. (more...)

    BWW Blog: Abigail Shapiro - A LITTLE PRINCESS
    by Guest Blogger: Abigail Shapiro - Sep 16, 2014

    Hello Broadway World! Have you purchased our CD yet? I still can't believe that it's out, and that we've reached my final guest blog for Broadway World! Now I know some of you may be wondering what comes next for the Shapiro Sisters after completing our series of cabaret at 54 BELOW, and releasing our CD. There are a few very exciting projects we have in the works… (more...)

    MYTHOS, Showcasing Music from Stage, TV, Film & More, Set for 92Y, 10/6
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

    Classical and Broadway musician Peter Sachon and Carbon Cello Productions, in conjunction with New York Comic Con 2014 and the first annual New York Super Week Festival, will present a unique concert experience, MYTHOS, a showcase of great music from across the spectrum of modern orchestral genres - music from the concert stage, television and film, and video games - featuring the all-star orchestra The Third Estate, conducted by Grammy Award nominee, Austin Wintory, composer of Journey , as well as vocalists from Choral Chameleon. (more...)

    InDepth InterView: Bruce Cohen On UPRISING OF LOVE Charity Event, PUSHING DAISIES: THE MUSICAL, Upcoming Projects & More
    by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 15, 2014

    Today we are talking to an Academy Award-winning producer all about his sensational career trajectory thus far as we look ahead to next week's LGBT awareness-raising charity event UPRISING OF LOVE, the talented Bruce Cohen. Discussing his friendship with noted composer and UPRISING OF LOVE co-producer Stephen Schwartz, Cohen details what audiences can expect from the star-studded evening of information and entertainment, scripted by none other than Cohen's Oscar-winning MILK collaborator Dustin Lance Black. Furthermore, Cohen outlines how he first became involved with the UPRISING OF LOVE movement at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Additionally, Cohen shares his enthusiasm for the impressive slate of performers scheduled to take the stage of the Gershwin Theater, home of WICKED, for the one-night-only experience - including recording icon Sting, Broadway legend Patti LuPone, recent Tony Award winner Billy Porter, plus the casts of WICKED, I AM HARVEY MILK and more. Plus, Cohen also teases preliminary prospective plans to pursue a stage iteration of TV cult hit PUSHING DAISIES with creator Bryan Fuller, shares memories of working with Steven Spielberg on a number of projects, as well as reflects on producing last season's BIG FISH on Broadway, as well as comments on his Oscar-winning work on AMERICAN BEAUTY, SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, upcoming projects and much more! (more...)

    Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for September 15-21
    by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 14, 2014

    Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's 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: An Evening of Song Benefiting 'Art Attack', The Songs of Miller & Tysen: Tuck Everlasting & More, Natalie Douglas in 'Hello Dolly...The Music of Dolly Parton', Sondheim Unplugged, and @Actor_Friend @54Below. (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: 'Happy' Promo for THE ADDAMS FAMILY at Contra Costa Civic Theatre
    by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2014

    The San Francisco Bay Area premiere of 'The Addams Family' at Contra Costa Civic Theatre happens next week from Sept 19-Oct 19. To celebrate, the cast decide to make a music video to share their happiness. Check it out below! (more...)

    Paradise Theatre to Celebrate Northwest Premiere of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, 9/19
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

    Paradise Theatre presents the Northwest Premiere of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a new musical with book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, and music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, on September 19. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Tony Winner Christine Ebersole Plays 54 Below!
    by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 11, 2014

    54 Below presented two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole in an exciting new show last night and BroadwayWorld was there. Currently starring on the hit TBS comedy series Sullivan & Son, Christine Ebersole returns to the New York nightclub scene with her first new show in two years. From pop to Broadway, and a few standards and jazz in between, the new show features Musical Director Bette Sussman(Cyndi Lauper, Bette Midler, Darlene Love, Whitney Houston) and a full band. (more...)

    Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of Media Theatre's THE ADDAMS FAMILY
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

    Oh My Goth! Broadway's hit musical comedy, 'The Addams Family,' makes its Philadelphia regional professional premiere Sept. 24-Nov. 2 at the Media Theatre, directed and choreographed by Dann Dunn. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

    Richard E. Waits's MAMA ROSE to Make World Premiere at Dixon Place, 10/24
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

    On Friday, October 24 at 7:30pm, Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street -- between Rivington & Delancey) will proudly present the World-Premiere presentation and Special Equity Showcase production of MAMA ROSE, a solo performance art/experimental play with music about Rose Waits, a woman from Buffalo who could have ruled the world if they had let her. (more...)

    BIG FISH to Make Collegiate Premiere at Abilene Christian University, 10/10-12
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

    The Abilene Christian University Theatre, under special arrangement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide, Inc., is proud to announce the Collegiate Premiere of BIG FISH for its 2014 Homecoming Musical. (more...)

    BWW CD Reviews: The Shapiro Sisters' LIVE OUT LOUD: Live at 54 BELOW is Cheerful and Ebullient
    by David Clarke - Sep 10, 2014

    On August 28, 2014, the Shapiro Sisters took the 54 BELOW stage for the fourth time and sang many tunes from the album and a few surprises as well, entertaining the audience with their brand of cuteness, charisma, and poised talent. Their debut release from Broadway Records was recorded across their first three appearances at the intimate venue and expertly captures their vibrant charm. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: The Kooky ADDAMS FAMILY At The Gateway
    by Melissa Giordano - Sep 07, 2014

    You don't go to see the musical The Addams Family to be moved or inspired; you go for laughs and fun. This iconic brand has been around for quite some time and you will walk out of the theatre thoroughly entertained having seen this show. (more...)

    Photo Flash: First Look- CCCT Presents THE ADDAMS FAMILY
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 06, 2014

    Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) opens its 55th season with the Bay Area premiere of The Addams Family, a new musical based on the delightfully macabre drawings by cartoonist Charles Addams. CCCT's production will be directed and choreographed by New York-based Alex Perez and music directed by Michael Wiles, with set design by Stewart Lyle, costume design by Lisa Danz, lighting design by Zoe Gopnik-McManus, and sound design by Michael Kelly. Check out production photos below! (more...)

    BWW Interviews: Elena Shaddow Stays True to Her Soprano Roots in ALWAYS BETTER: THE GOLDEN AGE OF BROADWAY
    by Sally Henry - Sep 04, 2014

    Elena Shaddow has been making her mark on musical theatre ever since her Broadway debut in LES MIS during her senior year at NYU. So when she takes the stage in her first solo concert at 54 Below on Saturday night, she will be bringing a new meaning to "The Golden Age of Broadway." (more...)

    Kelli O'Hara & Steven Pasquale to Reunite for Ronald McDonald House Benefit Concert at 54 Below
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

    On Monday, October 6, 2014 five-time Tony Award nominee Kelli O'Hara and Drama Desk nominee Steven Pasquale will perform an intimate benefit concert titled Kelli O'Hara and Friends at 54 Below, located at 254 West 54th Street. The evening is a joint benefit in support of PopsEd Programs at Ronald McDonald House® New York, which provide creative outlets to the children and families in residence. Hosted by Steven Reineke, Music Director of The New York Pops, the evening will also feature performances by children participating in the PopsEd programs at Ronald McDonald House® New York, along with some special surprise guests. The benefit will start with a champagne reception at 5:30PM followed by dinner and a performance at 6:30PM. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: The Shapiro Sisters Preview LIVE OUT LOUD at 54 Below
    by Walter McBride - Sep 03, 2014

    The Shapiro Sisters' debut album LIVE OUT LOUD: LIVE AT 54 BELOW will be released on September 9th, 2014. The Shapiro Sisters, 11-year old Milly Shapiro (Matilda, Original Broadway Cast of Matilda The Musical) and older sister, 14-year-old Abigail Shapiro (Cindy Lou Who, How The Grinch Stole Christmas), recorded the album live at the famed 54 BELOW over a series of three performances this past May and June. The Shapiro Sisters returned to 54 BELOW last week on August 28th at 7:00 PM, for an encore performance to celebrate the launch of their new CD. Check out photos from their special prview event below! (more...)

    Chita Rivera, Jessie Mueller & More Set for Broadway at Birdland this Fall
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

    Birdland Jazz Club has announced the Season lineup for Broadway at Birdland, featuring Chita Rivera, Jessie Mueller, Rosie O'Donnell, James Snyder, Andrew Lippa, Jim Caruso, Trevor McQueen and more! (more...)

    Jessie Mueller, Andrew Lippa & Margo Seibert Join Art Attack Foundation Benefit Lineup at Birdland, 9/15
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

    Jessie Mueller, Andrew Lippa and Margo Seibert have joined the lineup for An Evening of Song benefiting the Art Attack Foundation at Birdland on Monday, September 15th. As previously announced, Chita Rivera, Rosie O'Donnell, BD Wong, Anika Larsen and more will also perform. (more...)

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