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Broadway Inspirational Voices Along with Mary Testa, Justin Guarini and more set for IMAGINE: A CONCERT OF HOPE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

The Broadway Inspirational Voices will lead a host of Broadway talent in 'Imagine: A Concert of Hope,' a benefit concert to raise funds for cancer research through the Brian Werbel Memorial Fund at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center. The event will take place Monday, September 8th at 8pm at Le Poisson Rouge and all proceeds from the event will be donated to the Brian Werbel Memorial Fund. (more...)

Justin Guarini & Mary Testa Set to Host IMAGINE Concert to Benefit Brian Werbel Memorial Fund
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

IMAGINE: A Concert of Hope, a benefit concert to raise funds to benefit Cancer Research through the Brian Werbel Memorial Fund at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, will take place on Monday, September 8th at 8:00 pm (le) poisson rouge (158 Bleecker St.). All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Brian Werbel Memorial Fund. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.uhgiving.org/uh-giving/get-involved/fundraising-events-and-programs/imagine. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long-Running Hits - WICKED
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 28, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's WICKED below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: City of Hope: Broadway Blows Back
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Dec 11, 2012

CITY OF HOPE: BROADWAY BLOWS BACK, a benefit concert to raise funds for New York and New Jersey communities affected by Hurricane Sandy, took place last night, Monday, December 10. (more...)

Tweet for Chance to Win Tickets to BROADWAY BLOWS BACK on 12/10!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2012

CITY OF HOPE: BROADWAY BLOWS BACK, a benefit concert to raise funds for New York and New Jersey communities affected by Hurricane Sandy, is set to take place tomorrow, December 10 at 7:30 PM. BroadwayWorld is giving away a pair of tickets to the FIRST 10 READERS to tweet @bwayblowsback. To be eligible, just mention you saw this contest on BWW. Good luck! (more...)

Union Card Holders: Receive 50% off Select Tix to BROADWAY BLOWS BACK Concert, 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 08, 2012

CITY OF HOPE: BROADWAY BLOWS BACK, a benefit concert to raise funds for New York and New Jersey communities affected by Hurricane Sandy, is set to take place on Monday, December 10 at 7:30 PM. As a special gesture, anyone with a Union card will receive a 50% discount on select tickets! (more...)

David Hyde Pierce, Jessie Mueller, Julia Murney and More Set for BROADWAY BLOWS BACK Benefit Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2012

The Broadway company of Wicked in conjunction with Mark Fisher Fitness announced today that the New York theatre community will come together tonight, November 26 to present CITY OF HOPE: BROADWAY BLOWS BACK, a benefit concert to raise funds for New York and New Jersey communities affected by Hurricane Sandy. (more...)

BROADWAY BLOWS BACK Benefit Moves to Dec. 10 at Gershwin Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2012

CITY OF HOPE: BROADWAY BLOWS BACK, a benefit concert to raise funds for New York and New Jersey communities affected by Hurricane Sandy, will now take place on Monday, December 10 at 7:30 PM. The concert, which will feature performances by members of the Broadway theatre community, will take place at the Gershwin Theatre (222 W. 51st St.) and is sponsored by Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation and the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City. Tickets purchased for the original date will be honored for the new date and are available at www.Ticketmaster.com or by calling 877- 250-2929. (more...)

David Hyde Pierce, Jessie Mueller, Julia Murney and More Set for BROADWAY BLOWS BACK Benefit, 11/26
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2012

The Broadway company of Wicked in conjunction with Mark Fisher Fitness announced today that the New York theatre community will come together on Monday, November 26 to present CITY OF HOPE: BROADWAY BLOWS BACK, a benefit concert to raise funds for New York and New Jersey communities affected by Hurricane Sandy. The concert will take place at 7:30 PM at the Gershwin Theatre (222 W. 51st St.) and is sponsored by Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation and the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City. Tickets are available at www.Ticketmaster.com or by calling 877-250-2929. (more...)

Seidman Cancer Center's IMAGINE Benefit Features Adam Pascal, Shoshana Bean et al. Tonight, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2012

University Hospitals Case Medical Center's Seidman Cancer Center is hosting IMAGINE: A Celebration of LIFE, a unique musical ensemble tonight, May 7 in New York City. Led by Broadway actress and Cleveland native Betsy Werbel, the event raises funds for cancer research through the Brian Werbel Memorial Fund at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center. (more...)

Adam Pascal, Shoshana Bean, Tituss Burgess, et al. Set for IMAGINE Benefit, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2012

University Hospitals Case Medical Center's Seidman Cancer Center is hosting IMAGINE: A Celebration of LIFE, a unique musical ensemble on Monday, May 7 in New York City. Led by Broadway actress and Cleveland native Betsy Werbel, the one-of-a-kind event raises funds for cancer research through the Brian Werbel Memorial Fund at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center. (more...)

Seidman Cancer Center's IMAGINE Benefit to Feature Adam Pascal, Shoshana Bean and More, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2012

University Hospitals Case Medical Center's Seidman Cancer Center is hosting IMAGINE: A Celebration of LIFE, a unique musical ensemble on Monday, May 7 in New York City. Led by Broadway actress and Cleveland native Betsy Werbel, the event raises funds for cancer research through the Brian Werbel Memorial Fund at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center. (more...)

Adam Pascal, Shoshana Bean, Tituss Burgess, et al. Set for IMAGINE Benefit, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2012

University Hospitals Case Medical Center's Seidman Cancer Center is hosting IMAGINE: A Celebration of LIFE, a unique musical ensemble on Monday, May 7 in New York City. Led by Broadway actress and Cleveland native Betsy Werbel, the one-of-a-kind event raises funds for cancer research through the Brian Werbel Memorial Fund at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Welcomes JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR to the Great White Way
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 06, 2012

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, directed by the Stratford Shakespeare Festival's Artistic Director and 2-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, opens March 22, 2012 at the Neil Simon Theatre. Previews began March 1. Broadway friends welcomed the new production to the block and BroadwayWorld was there for the photo op. (more...)

Photo Flash: Constantine Maroulis, Mark Price et al. in A NIGHT IN GOTHAM III at Ars Nova
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2012

Off-Broadway's Gotham Stage Company presented their 3rd annual performance gala, A NIGHT IN GOTHAM III on Monday February 27th, 2012 at Ars Nova (511 W 54th Street, NYC). (more...)

Constantine Maroulis Set for Gotham Stage Company Gala, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2012

Off-Broadway's Gotham Stage Company will present their 3rd annual performance gala, A NIGHT IN GOTHAM III on Monday February 27th, 2012 at Ars Nova (511 W 54th Street, NYC). (more...)

Constantine Maroulis Set for Gotham Stage Company Gala, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2012

Off-Broadway's Gotham Stage Company will present their 3rd annual performance gala, A NIGHT IN GOTHAM III on Monday February 27th, 2012 at Ars Nova (511 W 54th Street, NYC). (more...)

Photo Coverage: WICKED Sings for 'Carols For A Cure'
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 12, 2011

The 2011 edition of the annual Carols for a Cure album is now in the works. Produced by Rock-it Science Records and currently in it's thirteenth year, purchase of the album benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. This highly anticipated annual holiday release features casts from the current line-up of prestigious shows performing new and traditional holiday music. Broadway's Carols for a Cure offers a 'snapshot' of each season, as the casts and orchestras from each show on Broadway perform their own holiday track. The cast of WICKED made their way into the studio last week and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the session! (more...)

Lisa Howard Set for Concert at the Birdland on 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2011

Lisa Howard, one of the stars of William Finn's The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, will perform a concert at Birdland on Monday, April 11 at 7pm. This event will be part of the Broadway at Birdland concert series, which showcases performers and composers from the Great White Way. (more...)

Weygandt Joins WICKED Tour in Boston, 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2010

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED welcomes Gene Weygandt as The Wizard on Tuesday, September 14 in Boston, MA. Weygandt, a WICKED veteran, has previously played The Wizard in Chicago and on Broadway. On Broadway, he created the role of Paul in big: The Musical and is a three-time recipient of Chicago's Jefferson Award. Mr. Weygandt's many film and TV credits include: The Birdcage, The Babe, 'The Beast,' 'Cybill,' 'Home Improvement,' 'Murphy Brown,' 'Drew Carey,' 'Ellen,' 'Coach' and 'USA High.' (more...)

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