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Matthew Morrison, Laura Michelle Kelly, David Yazbek and More Set for May at Feinstein's/54 BelowMatthew Morrison, Laura Michelle Kelly, David Yazbek and More Set for May at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

This May, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. Scroll down for the full lineup! (more...)

The Drama League Reveals Recipients of 2016 Directors Project FellowshipsThe Drama League Reveals Recipients of 2016 Directors Project Fellowships
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

The Drama League has announced the 11 stage directors who have been selected as the 2016 Directing Fellows of The Drama League Directors Project: Noa Egozi, Drew Feldman, Sara Holdren, Candis Jones, Yavor Kostov, Katie Lupica, James Palmer, Jesca Prudencio, Ilana Ransom Toeplitz, Chloe Treat, Shaun Patrick Tubbs. More information can be found at www.dramaleague.org (more...)

VIDEOS: Celebrate Michael Bennett's Birthday With Peeks at His Early CareerVIDEOS: Celebrate Michael Bennett's Birthday With Peeks at His Early Career
by Michael Dale - Apr 8, 2016

Before A CHORUS LINE and DREAMGIRLS, Michael Bennett got his big break dancing on the TV show Hullabaloo. (more...)

Tony Winner Michele Pawk to Helm Wagner College Theatre's A CHORUS LINETony Winner Michele Pawk to Helm Wagner College Theatre's A CHORUS LINE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Tony Award-winner and Broadway veteran Michele Pawk will direct A Chorus Line, the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical at Wagner College Theatre, April 13-24. (more...)

Fotos! A Five, Six, Seven, Eight - A CHORUS LINE premiert in KlagenfurtFotos! A Five, Six, Seven, Eight - A CHORUS LINE premiert in Klagenfurt
by Iris Moebius - Mar 28, 2016

A CHORUS LINE ist nichts weniger als eine Liebeserklarung an den Tanz - denn trotz aller Ruckschlage wollen die Bewerber nur eines: Auf einer Buhne stehen und vor Publikum tanzen. Baayork Lee, die bei der Urauffuhrung die Rolle der Connie Wong verkorperte, bringt dieses Musical auf die Buhne des Stadttheaters Klagenfurt. Fur die Rolle der Cassie konnten wir Sarah Bowden gewinnen, als Zach ist Carsten Lepper zu sehen. Die Premiere fand vergangene Woche statt, weitere Vorstellungen laufen vorerst noch bis Ende Mai. Im Folgenden haben wir einige Fotos der Produktion: (more...)

Trans-Atlantic Simulcast of 'THE TILLER GIRLS' Postponed Due to Technical DifficultiesTrans-Atlantic Simulcast of 'THE TILLER GIRLS' Postponed Due to Technical Difficulties
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

Due to technical difficulties, a problem with the Trans-Atlantic feed between Lang Hall in New York City and the Drury Lane Theater in the West End, The Ziegfeld Society's THE TILLER GIRLS, which was scheduled for Saturday, March 12th, has been postponed. (more...)

THE TILLER GIRLS OF LONDON Gets Trans-Atlantic Simulcast This WeekendTHE TILLER GIRLS OF LONDON Gets Trans-Atlantic Simulcast This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

The Ziegfeld Society of New York City will present their first Trans-Atlantic event, THE TILLER GIRLS OF LONDON, simulcast live between The Drury Lane Theater in London's West End and the stage of Lang Concert Hall in New York City, on Saturday, March 12th. (more...)

NJTA's Stages Festival to Feature Skyline's PETER AND THE WALLNJTA's Stages Festival to Feature Skyline's PETER AND THE WALL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

?Skyline Theatre Company, Bergen County's most established professional theatre company, in association with New Jersey Theatre Alliance's state-wide Stages Festival, presents "Peter and the Wall" for one performance only on Saturday, March 12 at 7:00pm at The Ender Lab Theatre on the campus of Bergen County Community College, 400 Paramus Road in Paramus, Bergen County. (more...)

PORGY UND BESS diesen Sommer auf Tournee in DeutschlandPORGY UND BESS diesen Sommer auf Tournee in Deutschland
by Iris Moebius - Feb 16, 2016

PORGY UND BESS, das selten gespielte Meisterwerk um Sehnsucht und Verfuhrbarkeit von George Gershwin, gastiert im Sommer 2016 in den renommiertesten Opernhausern Deutschlands. Das Publikum darf sich zur 'Summertime' auf das Gastspiel des New York Harlem Theatre freuen: Die weltweit gefeierte Inszenierung mit nahezu 50 stimmgewaltigen Darstellern und klangstarkem großen Orchester ist in der Dresdner Semperoper (14. - 31.07.2016), im Deutschen Theater Munchen (2. bis 7. August), in der Kolner Philharmonie (9. bis 14. August), in der Hamburger Staatsoper (16. bis 28. August) sowie in der Alten Oper Frankfurt (30. August bis 4. September) zu erleben. (more...)

BANANAMAN Musical in DevelopmentBANANAMAN Musical in Development
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

Bananaman the Musical will mark the live action debut of the Man-of-Peel. A hero who has 'the muscles of 20 men and the brain of 20 mussels'. Bananaman is a unique member of the superhero ranks. Our handsome hero may have a jaw line you can see from space and sport the snazziest of tight lycra outfits, but he's not the sharpest tool in the box. In fact, he doesn't even know where the box is. (more...)

Five Reasons Why 'Turkey Lurkey Time' is a Perfect Broadway Musical MomentFive Reasons Why 'Turkey Lurkey Time' is a Perfect Broadway Musical Moment
by Michael Dale - Dec 23, 2015

You've probably seen this video dozens of times, but did you ever seriously consider what makes this a perfect Broadway musical moment? (more...)

Baayork Lee to Helm 'ALICE IN WONDERLAND' Musical at Madison Theatre at Molloy CollegeBaayork Lee to Helm 'ALICE IN WONDERLAND' Musical at Madison Theatre at Molloy College
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Madison Theatre at Molloy College presents ALICE IN WONDERLAND - THE MUSICAL this January, directed and choreographed by Baayork Lee, who also helmed and choreographed A CHORUS LINE and the national tour of THE KING AND I, starring Sandy Duncan and Stephanie Powers. (more...)

National Asian Artists Project Hosts 4th Annual DISCOVER: NEW MUSICALS TonightNational Asian Artists Project Hosts 4th Annual DISCOVER: NEW MUSICALS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

National Asian Artists Project (Baayork Lee, Executive Artistic Director) whose mission of 'showcasing the work of Asian-American theatre artists through performance, outreach and educational programming' is pleased to host the 4th Annual DISCOVER: NEW MUSICALS, an evening of staged readings of new short musicals tonight, December 7, 2015 at 7:30pm at the 47th Street Theater (304 West 47th Street, New York). (more...)

NAAP to Host 4th Annual DISCOVER: NEW MUSICALS in DecemberNAAP to Host 4th Annual DISCOVER: NEW MUSICALS in December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

National Asian Artists Project (Baayork Lee, Executive Artistic Director) whose mission of "showcasing the work of Asian-American theatre artists through performance, outreach and educational programming" is pleased to announce the 4th Annual DISCOVER: NEW MUSICALS, an evening of staged readings of new short musicals on Monday, December 7, 2015 at 7:30pm at the 47th Street Theater (304 West 47thStreet, New York). (more...)

A CHORUS LINE - 40th Anniversary Celebration, ft. Never-Before-Released Demo Recordings, Out TodayA CHORUS LINE - 40th Anniversary Celebration, ft. Never-Before-Released Demo Recordings, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

Masterworks Broadway releases A Chorus Line 40 th Anniversary Celebration, a definitive, newly remastered edition of the best-selling 1975 Original Broadway Cast Recording. (more...)

A CHORUS LINE - 40th Anniversary Celebration ft. Never-Before-Released Demo Recordings Out 10/23A CHORUS LINE - 40th Anniversary Celebration ft. Never-Before-Released Demo Recordings Out 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

Masterworks Broadway releases A Chorus Line 40 th Anniversary Celebration, a definitive, newly remastered edition of the best-selling 1975 Original Broadway Cast Recording. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/15/2015 - PERFECT ARRANGEMENT, SHERLOCK, NAMT and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/15/2015 - PERFECT ARRANGEMENT, SHERLOCK, NAMT and More!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 15, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: PERFECT ARRANGEMENT opens off-Broadway, David Arquette takes SHERLOCK on tour, NAMT kicks off and more! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Baayork Lee & More Celebrate National Asian Artists Project's 5th Anniversary!BWW TV Exclusive: Baayork Lee & More Celebrate National Asian Artists Project's 5th Anniversary!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 14, 2015

National Asian Artists Project celebrated its 5th Anniversary of 'showcasing the work of Asian-American theatre artists through performance, outreach and educational programming' just last week at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (56 LaGuardia Place) with PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE, a one-night-only Gala Benefit evening featuring a line-up of show-stopping wall-to-wall musical numbers from Broadway shows, highlights from past NAAP productions and current material, as well as what Baayork Lee hopes to stage in the future. BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the after party below! (more...)

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge Moderates Dancers Over 40's Panel TodayBroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge Moderates Dancers Over 40's Panel Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Dancers Over 40 celebrates diversity in dance with Can't Stop the Music! Can't Stop the Dance! Diversity All Around Us! - featuring DO40 Advisory Board member Jerry Mitchell's new musical comedy, Gotta Dance - the incredible true story of ten determined dreamers who have three things in common: they love to dance, they have something to prove and they are all over 60. They battle pain, prejudice, self-doubt and each other for a chance to bust a move at center court in front of 20,000 screaming fans at a national basketball team's half time show. That panel will be moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. (more...)

Dancers Over 40 to Perform CAN'T STOP THE MUSIC Event, TodayDancers Over 40 to Perform CAN'T STOP THE MUSIC Event, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Dancers Over 40 celebrates diversity in dance with Can't Stop the Music! Can't Stop the Dance! Diversity All Around Us! – featuring DO40 Advisory Board member Jerry Mitchell's new musical comedy, Gotta Dance – the incredible true story of ten determined dreamers who have three things in common:  they love to dance, they have something to prove and they are all over 60.  They battle pain, prejudice, self-doubt and each other for a chance to bust a move at center court in front of 20,000 screaming fans at a national basketball team's half time show. That panel will be moderated by Broadway World's Richie Ridge. Also featured, a celebration of African-American, Hispanic and Asian artists including DO40 member Gus Solomon jr's dance company Paradigm, and members of his company, Carmen de Lavallade, Sarita Allen, Hope Clarke and Karen Brown (Dance Theater of Harlem, Complexions, Ailey, Dunham Companies), as well as Dr. Mel A. Tomlinson (Dance Theater of Harlem, Ailey, NYCB), Gemze de Lappe (Agnes de Mille) Gail Reese (Ailey, Donald McKayle, Talley Beatty, Agnes de Mille) Fernando Carrillo (Ailey II, Ballet Hispanico),  Lillian Colon (RCMH's first Puerto Rican Rockette) Solomon Dumas (Garth Fagan, Ronald K. Brown, Ailey II), Jill Williams (The Clark Center), Complexions Ballet, Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company and Baayork Lee and the National Asian Arts Project. (more...)

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