Bill Schermerhorn News

Photo Coverage: Casts Unite! Encores! PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES Company Celebrates Opening Night with Original Cast Members
by Jennifer Broski - Jul 17, 2014

Pump Boys and Dinettes, the final production of the 2014 Encores! Off-Center series, stars Jordan Dean, Hunter Foster, Mamie Parris, Randy Redd, Katie Thompson and Lorenzo Wolff. Pump Boys, which opened last night, is directed by Lear deBessonet and choreographed by Danny Mefford. Jeanine Tesori is the Encores! Off-Center artistic director; Chris Fenwick is the music director. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Scott Wittman, Patti LuPone & More Salute the Tony Awards at Paul Stuart!
by Walter McBride - Jun 04, 2014

An in-store reception was hosted by Paul Stuart and The Wall Street Journal with special guest hosts two-time Grammy Award winner and a two-time Tony Award winner and 2006 American Theater Hall of Fame inductee, Patti Lupone and director and Tony Award-winning lyricist (for Hairspray) Scott Wittman. Entertainment throughout the evening was provided by the legendary Broadway orchestrator (and one of 12 people to have won all four major show business awards referred to as EGOT: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony) Jonathan Tunick and his 'Broadway Moonlighters'. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special event below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Haley Swindal Brings PLAY TO WIN to 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 09, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presented Haley Swindal in 'Play To Win' on April 8 at 9:30pm. Swindal's musical career has taken her across the country and around the world, from Carnegie Hall to the Sporting Club in Monte Carlo, and right back where she grew up: Yankee Stadium. (more...)

Photo Flash: BRING IT ON's Adrienne Warren Records Opening Song for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2012

Adrienne Warren, currently starring in Bring It On the Musical, has been tapped to record the opening song for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade by Emmy winners Bill Schermerhorn & Doug Katsaros. Check out photos of her in the recording studio below! (more...)

William Schermerhorn Wins 2nd Daytime Emmy for '(Won't You) Join Our Parade'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2012

William Schermerhorn has won a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Original Song that was perfomed in 85th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC, called (Won't You) Join Our Parade. The Emmy award winning song (Won't You) Join Our Parade was performed by Stage Door Manor and written by composer, Doug Katsaros and lyricist, William Schermerhorn. (more...)

Camp Broadway Kids to Perform at NY Pops Gala, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2012

The Camp Broadway Kids, which is comprised of 58 theatre-loving kids, ages 12-16, are set to perform in the New York Pops 29th Birthday Gala titled 'Journey On' at Carnegie Hall on Monday, April 30. Under the direction of Camp Broadway's Artistic Director,Tony Parise (Broadway credits include Me and My Girl and 42nd Street), the cast, which was selected from a nation-wide pool of over 500 auditionees, will perform alongside Broadway stars during musical numbers honoring the work of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, the Tony Award-winning and Oscar-nominated songwriting team of such renowned Broadway musicals as Ragtime, Once On This Island, Seussical, My Favorite Year, A Man of No Importance, The Glorious Ones and the feature film Anastasia. (more...)

Gay Marshall and Anika Noni Rose to Perform at Statue of Liberty Fete 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2011

Billboard Magazine World Artist/Actress, Gay Marshall, will perform the original song 'Gift of Light' with Tony Award winner, Anika Noni Rose, on Friday, October 28th on Liberty Island, during a day of ceremonies honoring the 125th Anniversary of the dedication of the Statue of Liberty (more...)

Macy's Presents The 35th Annual 4th Of July Fireworks 7/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2011

Freedom will ring, thunder and boom this summer as Macy's 4th of July Fireworks®, the nation's largest display of patriotic firepower returns to celebrate Independence Day. An awe-inspiring spectacle of color, light and sound will rumble over New York City on Monday, July 4th at 9:00 pm, as Macy's dazzling celebration ends the holiday with a bang. With more than 3 million live spectators and millions tuned in nationwide, the Hudson River will be the showcase for more than 40,000 fireworks that together will ignite the sky for the nation's 235th birthday party. (more...)

Macy's Presents The 35th Annual 4th Of July Fireworks 7/4
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2011

Freedom will ring, thunder and boom this summer as Macy's 4th of July Fireworks®, the nation's largest display of patriotic firepower returns to celebrate Independence Day. An awe-inspiring spectacle of color, light and sound will rumble over New York City on Monday, July 4th at 9:00 pm, as Macy's dazzling celebration ends the holiday with a bang. With more than 3 million live spectators and millions tuned in nationwide, the Hudson River will be the showcase for more than 40,000 fireworks that together will ignite the sky for the nation's 235th birthday party. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lansbury, O'Hara & More Celebrate Bob Hope with the NY Pops
by Linda Lenzi - May 03, 2011

Last night, May 2, Steven Reineke led a roster of artists including Tyne Daly, Tom Wopat, Gregg Edelman, Aaron Lazar, Tony DeSare, Michele Lee, Jamie Barton, Christine Ebersole, Kelli O'Hara, Maurice Hines, Cartier Williams, Randy Redd, Zak Resnick, Matt Dengler and special guest Angela Lansbury in the New York Pops' 28th Birthday Gala concert, Celebrate Hope. The evening celebrated the legacy of late actor and comedian Bob Hope and honored decades of support by Interpublic Group. (more...)

Photo Coverage: LANCE HORNE: FIRST THINGS LAST at Lincoln Center
by Linda Lenzi - Jan 15, 2011

To celebrate the release of his new CD, LANCE HORNE: FIRST THINGS LAST, he took to the Lincoln Center American Songbook stage with a slew of Broadway guests to perform songs from the new album and more. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Kelli O'Hara Debuts at Feinstein's
by Linda Lenzi - Oct 20, 2010

FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY, the nightclub proclaimed 'Best of New York' by New York Magazine, and 'an invaluable New York institution' by The New York Post, continues its Fall 2010 season with the debut engagement of Broadway star and three-time Tony Award nominee Kelli O'Hara last night, October 19. In her new show, which runs through October 30, Ms. O'Hara takes a journey beyond the ingénue by mixing songs by newer songwriters like Tom Kitt and Ricky Ian Gordon with classics by Frank Loesser ('Somebody, Somewhere') Irving Berlin ('Always'). All performances, which feature a quartet led by Music Director Dan Lipton, will be at the Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue at 61st Street). This program will also be performed at the Tilles Center on Long Island (November 5). BroadwayWorld was on hand for O'Hara's debut last night and brings you photo coverage below. (more...)

Photo Coverage: New York Pops Presents 'The Music of ABBA'
by Linda Lenzi - Oct 16, 2010

On October 15, 2010 at 8:00 PM, The New York Pops launched its 28th season; a Carnegie Hall series celebrating the stylistic diversity of some of popular music's greatest icons. In this opening night program, Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke led the orchestra in 'The Music of ABBA', an electrifying concert featuring the acclaimed Finnish vocal ensemble Rajaton in performances of 'Dancing Queen,' 'Mamma Mia,' 'Take a Chance on Me', and other hits by the Swedish supergroup ABBA. A bona fide pop phenomenon in their native Finland, Rajaton's singing style and presentation has proven them a prodigious talent on the world stage. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Bill Schermerhorn & Liz Callaway - Free to Dream
by Jena Tesse Fox - Aug 02, 2010

Liz Callaway and Bill Schermerhorn talk about their upcoming concert, young artists and the future of music and musical theater. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Stars & New York Pops Celebrate Sinatra
by Linda Lenzi - May 04, 2010

Last night, on Monday May 3, the New York Pops joined forces with stars of the stage to celebrate Frank Sinatra as part of the Pop's 27th Birthday Concert and Gala. Entitled The Best Is Yet To Come: Celebrating the Legacy of Frank Sinatra, the event took place at Carnegie Hall and was hosted by Liz Smith. BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture the evening's performers. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tharp, COME FLY AWAY, and Tartaglia for Macy's Flower Show
by Brian Estrada - Mar 29, 2010

On Sunday, March 28, Macy's Herald Square launched the 36th annual Macy's Flower Show with the help of some of Broadway's finest, including Twyla Tharp, the cast of Come Fly Away, and Avenue Q alumnus John Tartaglia, who is preparing to open Imaginocean at New World Stages on March 31, 2010. BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture the opening ceremony to famed flower show, wherein visitors experience a floral sanctuary on the main floor of the world's largest store. (more...)

Alvin, Thomas & Zakiya Join WE ARE THE SONG 3 Lineup at Galapagos, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2010

Randy Redd brings We Are The Song 3: After The Storm to Brooklyn! A night of extraordinary new music to benefit the After The Storm Foundation. We Are The Song 3: After The Storm will be presented at Galapagos Art Space on Monday, March 15th at 8 PM - doors open at 7. Tickets are $15. (more...)

Alvin, Thomas & Zakiya Join WE ARE THE SONG 3 Lineup at Galapagos, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2010

Randy Redd brings We Are The Song 3: After The Storm to Brooklyn! A night of extraordinary new music to benefit the After The Storm Foundation. We Are The Song 3: After The Storm will be presented at Galapagos Art Space on Monday, March 15th at 8 PM - doors open at 7. Tickets are $15. (more...)

Burgess, Darrington, LaManna, Alvin et al. Set for THE HUMAN HEART Fundraiser at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Mar 01, 2010

Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty and After The Storm present The Human Heart: Helping Haiti's Children on Monday, March 1st at 7 PM at Joe's Pub in NY. (more...)

Burgess, Darrington, LaManna, Alvin et al. Set for THE HUMAN HEART Fundraiser at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2010

Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty and After The Storm present The Human Heart: Helping Haiti's Children on Monday, March 1st at 7 PM at Joe's Pub in NY. (more...)

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