Bill Schimmel News

Warner Theatre Jazz Series Continues with Arti Dixson Group on 7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

The Warner Theatre Jazz Series will continue Friday, July 18th with the Arti Dixson Group performing in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre at 8 pm. Arti is a seasoned performance artist whose list of achievements spans a rich and diverse spectrum of both venue and genre. It was studying with Jack DeJohnette that inspired Arti to pursue a musical career. (more...)

Jazz Continues at Warner's Nancy Marine Studio Theatre, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Jazz at the Warner's Nancy Marine Studio Theatre will continue on Friday, March 14 when the Matt DeChamplain Trio hits the stage. Matt's love of classic jazz piano is rooted in a profound love of the early jazz masters. What makes him unique is his application of early jazz piano devices created by Ragtime, Blues and Stride musicians. He has had the privilege of playing or sitting in with jazz legends Dave Brubeck, Nicholas Payton, Christian McBride, Barry Harris, John Benitez, Dena DeRose, Randy Johnson, Rene McLean and Victor Lewis. (more...)

Jazz Continues at Warner's Nancy Marine Studio Theatre, 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 03, 2014

Jazz at the Warner's Nancy Marine Studio Theatre will continue on Friday, March 14 when the Matt DeChamplain Trio hits the stage. Matt's love of classic jazz piano is rooted in a profound love of the early jazz masters. What makes him unique is his application of early jazz piano devices created by Ragtime, Blues and Stride musicians. He has had the privilege of playing or sitting in with jazz legends Dave Brubeck, Nicholas Payton, Christian McBride, Barry Harris, John Benitez, Dena DeRose, Randy Johnson, Rene McLean and Victor Lewis. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BROADWAY BACKWARDS 2013 - All the Performances!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 19, 2013

This year's star-studded BROADWAY BACKWARDS took place last night, March 18, 2013 at the Palace Theater (1564 Broadway). BROADWAY BACKWARDS is a one-night-only performance produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and benefiting BC/EFA and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of New York. Now in its eighth year, BROADWAY BACKWARDS is an annual celebration where gays and lesbians see their stories onstage, told through the great songs of musical theatre, sung by their favorite Broadway performers. BroadwayWorld brings you full coverage from the star-studded event below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside La Mama's 51 Gala!
by Walter McBride - Mar 01, 2013

The Oscar-winning and Tony-nominated actress Estelle Parsons was honored at La Mama's annual benefit fundraiser, along with longtime La MaMa board member Peter Swords on February 27, 2013 at the Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 E. 4 St.). Ms. Parsons, who appeared last fall at La MaMa in Marco Calvani's play THINGS OF THIS WORLD directed by Neil LaBute, and Mr. Swords, who served as a member of the La MaMa Board for 25 years, wascelebrated at the event by personal and video tributes from playwrights Warren Leight and Mr. LaBute. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out full coverage below! (more...)

NYFOS Presents JACQUES BREL & CHARLES TRENET: FIRE AND FANTASY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2013

The NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG continues its 25th anniversary season, honoring two of the 20th century's greatest balladeers in JACQUES BREL & CHARLES TRENET: Fire and Fantasy tonight, February 19 at 8:00PM at Merkin Concert Hall. (more...)

NYFOS to Present JACQUES BREL & CHARLES TRENET: FIRE AND FANTASY, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

The NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG continues its 25th anniversary season, honoring two of the 20th century's greatest balladeers in JACQUES BREL & CHARLES TRENET: Fire and Fantasy on Tuesday, February 19 at 8:00PM at Merkin Concert Hall. (more...)

Gay Marshall Brings PIAF: QUEEN OF HEART To Feinstein's 6/5-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2011

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, will continue its Spring 2011 season with the debut of Billboard "World Music" artist GAY MARSHALL in June for two concerts. (more...)

Gay Marshall Brings PIAF: QUEEN OF HEART To Feinstein's 6/5-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2011

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, will continue its Spring 2011 season with the debut of Billboard "World Music" artist GAY MARSHALL in June for two concerts. (more...)

Gay Marshall Brings PIAF: QUEEN OF HEART To Feinstein's 6/5-26
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2011

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, will continue its Spring 2011 season with the debut of Billboard "World Music" artist GAY MARSHALL in June for two concerts. (more...)

Holiday Events Announced For David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2010

The weather may have turned cold, but the holidays are heating up at the David Rubenstein Center Lincoln Center with a range of great, FREE programs this November, December and January. (more...)

The Metropolitan Room Announces March 2010 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2010

For old-world cabaret, performers still swoon over the stately, romantic elegance of the Oak Room at the Algonquin, but this sleek, two-year-old spot is threatening to encroach on the turf of such established institutions. (more...)

February Performance Schedule at the Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2010

FEBRUARY AT THE METROPOLITAN ROOM. Come join us every Friday and Saturday from 11PM-2AM for our piano lounge. (more...)

The MET Room Announces Their October Events
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2009

OCTOBER AT THE METROPOLITAN ROOM- Come join us every Friday and Saturday from 11PM-2AM for our piano lounge. No cover, no minimum! (more...)

Barb Junger, Jane Scheckter, and Annie Ross Among Those To Appear At The Metropolitan Room This September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2009

The Metropolitan Room recently announced its September events. (more...)

Bargemusic Hosts Bar La Barca Double Bill Of 'Madrigal Comedies' 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2009

On Wednesday, July 8 and Friday, July 10 at 8pm BAR LA BARCA, a unique double bill of 'madrigal comedies' written 400 years apart will be performed by the Western Wind Vocal Ensemble at Brooklyn's BARGEMUSIC at Fulton Ferry Landing. (more...)

BAR LA BARCA Plays At Brooklyn's BARGEMUSIC At Fulton Ferry Landing 7/8, 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 01, 2009

On Wednesday, July 8 and Friday, July 10 at 8pm BAR LA BARCA, a unique double bill of 'madrigal comedies' written 400 years apart will be performed by the Western Wind Vocal Ensemble at Brooklyn's BARGEMUSIC at Fulton Ferry Landing. (more...)

Paradise Park Begins Final Week Of Performance
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2008

Signature Theatre Company (James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director; Erika Mallin, Executive Director), in association with True Love Productions, begins the final week of performances of PARADISE PARK Tuesday, April 1st at 7PM (more...)

Photo Coverage: 'Paradise Park' Opening Night
by Peter James Zielinski - Mar 03, 2008

Signature Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Paradise Park by 2007-2008 Playwright-in-Residence Charles Mee, which officially opened on Sunday, March 2. (more...)

Photo Flash: 'Paradise Park' Opens March 2
by BWW - Feb 28, 2008

Signature Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Paradise Park by 2007-2008 Playwright-in-Residence Charles Mee; officially opening Sunday March 2. (more...)

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