Barbara Marks News

York Theatre Company's NEO Reading Series, Featuring Three New Musicals, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

Republic by Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk; Feral with Book by Victor Lesniewski, Music by Jacob Yandura, and Lyrics by Rebekah Greer Melocik; and The Danger Year with Music & Lyrics by Georgia Stitt, and Book by Jamie Pachino. All readings are by INVITATION only and will be performed at The York Theatre Company in Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Tyne Daly to Lead Terrence McNally's MOTHERS AND SONS on Broadway; Opens in Spring 2014
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

Producers Tom Kirdahy, Paula Wagner & Debbie Bisno, and Alan and Barbara Marks & Wade Turnbull announced today that Mothers and Sons, the new play by four-time Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally, is slated to open on Broadway in Spring, 2014. Tony and Emmy Award-winner Tyne Dalyis set to star in the production, with direction by Tony Award-nominee Sheryl Kaller. More information, including additional star casting and theater, will follow. Mothers and Sons had its world premiere production at Bucks County Playhouse (Jed Bernstein, Producing Director) on June 14, 2013. (more...)

VIDEO: Fantasia Barrino to Join COTTON CLUB PARADE; Announces Plans on TODAY!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Actress and singer Fantasia Barrino announced on The Today Show her plans to join Broadway's Cotton Club Parade this fall. Barrino also just released her fourth studio album, 'Side Effects of You', which debuted at the top of the Billboard's R&B chart. Click below to hear what the American Idol winner had to say! (more...)

Breaking News: COTTON CLUB PARADE to Open on Broadway in Fall 2013!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2013

Producers Alan D. Marks, Barbara Marks, Wade Turnbull, Steve Hendel, Ruth Hendel, and Tom Kirdahy have just announced that COTTON CLUB PARADE, the Encores! Special event that played two acclaimed runs at New York City Center, will arrive on Broadway this fall. (more...)

Blueberry Pond Theatre Appoints New Artistic Director, Announces Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2010

ANTHONY VALBIRO, Blueberry Pond Theatre Ensemble's new Artistic Director, has lived a life in the Theatre World for over forty years. Actor, director, choreographer, scenic designer, playwright---he's done it all and continues to excel in the myriad crafts that make theatre the most magical and creatively satisfying experience for both audiences and performers. (more...)

Photo Coverage: CHASING MANET First Day of Rehearsals
by Walter McBride - Feb 27, 2009

Primary Stages concludes the 2008-2009 season with the world premiere of a comedy Chasing Manet by Tina Howe (March 24, 2009 - May 2, 2009), featuring Tony Award-Winner Jane Alexander and Lynn Cohen. They announced on Sunday that joining the cast would be Vanessa Aspillaga, Jack Gilpin, Julie Halston, David Margulies and Robert Christopher Riley. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 'Buffalo Gal' Meet & Greet At Primary Stages
by Peter James Zielinski - Jun 24, 2008

A.R. Gurney returns to Primary Stages with a comedy that centers around Amanda, a once successful television personality whose star is now fading. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 'Opus' Opens at Primary Stages
by Linda Lenzi - Aug 09, 2007

Michael Hollinger's play 'Opus,' presented by Primary Stages, opened on August 7th and BroadwayWorld was there! (more...)