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Encores! BAND WAGON, LADY, BE GOOD, ZORBA! and Four MTC World Premieres Set for NY City Center's 2014-15 Season; Full Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

New York City Center's 2014-15 season features an exciting lineup of dance and musical theater that begins with the 11th season of City Center's acclaimed Fall for Dance Festival. The Festival features 24 acclaimed dance companies and artists from around the world, and will kick off in September with two free dance performances at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park in association with The Public Theater, followed by five unique programs at City Center in October. The Band Wagon, an Encores! Special Event starring Brian Stokes Mitchell, follows in November, and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns for a month-long engagement in December. (more...)

Patti LuPone, The Skivvies, Ben Platt and More Will Play 54 Below, Aug-Sept 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

This August and 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...)

Brian Stokes Mitchell to Lead THE BAND WAGON for Encores! This November
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell will star in The Band Wagon, an Encores! Special Event based on the classic MGM movie of the same title, from November 6 - 16, 2014 at City Center. The show has a book by Douglas Carter Beane adapted from the screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, with music by Arthur Schwartz and lyrics by Howard Dietz. The Band Wagon will be directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall with music direction by Todd Ellison. The Band Wagon will run for 12 performances, by special arrangement with Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures. (more...)

Patti LuPone, The Skivvies & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Coming up this week, 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, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

BWW TV: Patti's Back! Watch Preview from Patti LuPone's THE LADY WITH THE TORCH at 54 Below
by Randy Rainbow - Jul 23, 2014

In an evening, conceived and directed by Tony Award winner Scott Wittman, LuPone will perform an eclectic collection of torch songs by songwriters including Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz, Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn,Billy Barnes, Harold Arlen, George and Ira Gershwin, and Cole Porter. Don Heckman of The Los Angeles Times described the show as 'a beautifully paced, marvelously delivered torch-song exploration of the pleasures and pains of love; LuPone's remarkable, larger-than-life qualities and stunning musicality are distilled into the pure essence of her art.' BroadwayWorld was there for a special press preview with Patti and you can check out a sneak peek of the concert below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ready or Not, Here Comes Patti! LuPone Previews New Show at 54 Below
by Jennifer Broski - Jul 21, 2014

Earlier today it was announced that 54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, has a multi-year agreement with two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone. Twice yearly, LuPone will play two-week engagements at the venue. The agreement, which runs through 2016, launches with the upcoming July 21 - August 2 engagement, 'The Lady with The Torch.' (more...)

Patti LuPone, The Skivvies, Malcolm Gets & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Coming up this week, 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, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Patti LuPone Coming Back for More at 54 Below; Signs Agreement Through 2016!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, has announced a multi-year agreement with two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone. Twice yearly, LuPone will play two-week engagements at the venue. (more...)

Patti LuPone Brings THE LADY WITH A TORCH to 54 Below, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Two-time Tony Award winner and 54 Below favorite Patti LuPone returns to 54 Below with her critically-acclaimed show 'The Lady with A Torch', conceived and directed by Scott Wittman. (more...)

Late Night Broadway - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for July 21-27, 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 20, 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, including: Under the Covers, The Lady with the Torch, Dare to Dream, A Taylor Swift Love Story, and Freestyle Love Supreme. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Charles Busch, Lindsay Mendez, The Skivvies and More Set for 54 Below, July-Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

This July and August 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...)

Fairchild, Cope, Cox, Paice, Uranowitz & von Essen to Star in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS!; Plays Winter in Paris, Spring 2015 on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Principal casting has been announced for the upcoming world premiere production of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS. The cast will include Robert Fairchild as Jerry Mulligan, Leanne Cope as Lise Dassin, Veanne Cox as Madame Baurel, Jill Paice as Milo Davenport, Brandon Uranowitz as Adam Hochberg, and Max Von Essen as Henri Baurel. (more...)

Cape May Stage to Present Anna Bergman in 'YOU & THE NIGHT & THE MUSIC,' 7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

On Monday, July 14 at 8 p.m., Cape May Stage presents Anna Bergman in 'You & the Night & the Music: An Evening of Musical Imports and Exports' at the Robert Shackleton Playhouse as part of the Equity theatre's highly-acclaimed Second Stage Broadway Series. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal Salutes Songwriter Dorothy Fields
by Shari Barrett - Jun 02, 2014

The 46th Kritzerland show on Sunday, June 1 featured one of the most influential female lyricists of all time, the great Dorothy Fields. In a time when Tin Pan Alley was almost exclusively a male-dominated club, Dorothy Fields rose to the top, first writing hit after hit with Jimmy McHugh, and later becoming one of the first female lyricists on Broadway and in film. Fields created some of the cleverest and most beautiful lyrics ever written, and was a master of the craft who forged the way for so many other talented female lyricists. There was no one like Dorothy Fields. (more...)

Kritzerland to Present NOBODY DOES IT LIKE ME - THE SONGS OF DOROTHY FIELDS at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal presents NOBODY DOES IT LIKE ME -THE SONGS OF DOROTHY FIELDS on Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 7:00 PM. (more...)

BWW Reviews: 'HEY-O!' MARILYN MAYE's Heartfelt Musical Tribute to Johnny Carson at 54 Below Also Celebrates Her Own Legendary Career
by Stephen Hanks - May 08, 2014

Ageless 86-year-old cabaret superstar and living legend Marilyn Maye performed her second show of yet another run at 54 Below (which continues May 9 and 10 at 8:00 pm, and May 13 at 7:00 pm), this time built around a tribute to the iconic comedian and talk show host Johnny Carson whose pet name for Maye was 'Super Singer.' Maye appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 76 times, more than any other singer. (more...)

Cantus Columbus & Vega String Quartet to Present CAN'T HELP SINGING, 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2014

The professional chorus Cantus Columbus and the talented Vega String Quartet will present the fourth in their series of collaborative concerts of show tunes from the American Song Book: Can't Help Singing: The Music of Jerome Kern, at 7:30 PM on Saturday, May 31 in the wonderful acoustics of Legacy Hall. Earlier concerts in the series presented works by Cole Porter (2007), Rodgers & Hart (2008), and George & Ira Gershwin (2010). The concert will be preceded by an optional dinner. (more...)

MONET and GOODBYE BARCELONA Play York Theatre's Readings Series This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

The York Theatre Company and its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present the premiere of two new musicals: Monet, with Book by Joan Ross Sorkin and Music & Lyrics by Carmel Owen, and Goodbye Barcelona, written by Judith Johnson and K.S. Lewkowicz at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (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...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of York Theatre Company's INVENTING MARY MARTIN
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 28, 2014

The York Theatre Company continues the 2013-2014 season with the world premiere of the new musical revue, Inventing Mary Martin, conceived, written and directed by Stephen Cole, with music supervision and arrangements byDavid Krane. Inventing Mary Martin is co-directed and choreographed by Bob Richard and has music direction byLawrence Goldberg. Performances began April 15, 2014 for a limited engagement that has been extended through Sunday, May 25, 2014 at The York Theatre Company's home at Saint Peter's. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Heller Halliday & Preston Hagman Visit York Theatre Company's INVENTING MARY MARTIN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Following the Saturday matinee on April 19, there was Special Talk-Back at the new Off-Broadway musical revue, "Inventing Mary Martin" with family members Heller Halliday, daughter of Mary Martin (who appeared with her in Peter Pan), and Preston Hagman, Ms. Martin's grandson and son of Larry Hagman, at the York Theatre Company's home at Saint Peter's. Check out a look back below! (more...)

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