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Date of Birth: January 23, 1933 (84)
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VIDEO: New Trailer for AMERIKE - THE GOLDEN LAND, Opening Tonight at National Yiddish Theatre FolksbieneVIDEO: New Trailer for AMERIKE - THE GOLDEN LAND, Opening Tonight at National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

In a time when issues of immigration, assimilation, xenophobia, and socio-economic upheaval are more present than ever, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene will bring to the stage a reimagined version of Moishe Rosenfeld and Zalmen Mlotek's Amerike-The Golden Land, a musical journey of the immigration experience. Playing at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, across from the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, from which the story has taken inspiration, this limited Off Broadway engagement opens tonight and will run through August 6th. Watch a new trailer for the show below! (more...)

BWW Flashback: It's Today! Happy 86th Birthday, Jerry HermanBWW Flashback: It's Today! Happy 86th Birthday, Jerry Herman
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Today, July 10, 2017, Broadway celebrates 86 years of Jerry Herman- one of the most iconic and beloved composers in the American theatre. (more...)

Well-Strung to Return to Provincetown's Art House This MonthWell-Strung to Return to Provincetown's Art House This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Well-Strung, the critically acclaimed singing string quartet, will return to Provincetown's Art House by popular demand for five shows only this summer, July 23 - 27 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Tony Award Winner Alice Ripley to Play Live at The Art House in Ptown with Seth RudetskyTony Award Winner Alice Ripley to Play Live at The Art House in Ptown with Seth Rudetsky
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Producer Mark Cortale's acclaimed Broadway @ The Art House series in Provincetown, MA, will feature Broadway star Alice Ripley, Tony Award winner for "Next to Normal" on Sunday, July 16 at 7:00 PM. She will be joined by Sirius XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host. (more...)

Danbury's Musicals at Richter Continues 33rd Season with WEST SIDE STORYDanbury's Musicals at Richter Continues 33rd Season with WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2017

Musicals at Richter (MAR), celebrating its 33rd season as the longest-running outdoor theater in Connecticut, continues its summer season with 'West Side Story,' the explosive musical retelling of the Romeo and Juliet story set against the backdrop of rival street gangs in 1950s New York City. Staged on the grounds of the Richter Arts Center in Danbury July 7 through 22, performances take place outdoors under the stars Friday through Sunday evenings at 8:30 p.m., with additional specially discounted performances on Thursday, July 13 and 20. (more...)

A Cavalcade of Cutting Edge Comedies Kick-Off July at Ptown's Art HouseA Cavalcade of Cutting Edge Comedies Kick-Off July at Ptown's Art House
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Within the span of just the first two weeks of July, four cutting edge comedies will open at producer Mark Cortale's renowned Art House in Provincetown, hot on the heels of the just-opened new hit Varla Jean Merman show Bad Heroine.  First, Jinkx Monsoon and Peaches Christ bring their smash hit Return to Grey Gardens back to Ptown after a two-year hiatus for a summer long run from July 5 - September 7. Next, Jinkx Monsoon debuts her own new show The Ginger Snapped with cohort Major Scales at the piano, from July 8 through September 10. The next evening, super-duo Kitten n' Lou make their Art House debut with their new comedy "Holier Than Thou" - fresh from a critically-acclaimed, sold out smash run at Fringe World in Australia and Joe's Pub in NYC, from July 9 - 24. Following that, Varla Jean, Ryan Landry & Peaches Christ debut their new comedy 5 to 9 - a hilarious parody of the hit movie 9 to 5, set in our even MORE absurd Oval Office, running from July 14 - September 9.  For Tickets and information, visit www.ptownarthouse.com or call 800-838-3006. (more...)

Bianca Del Rio, RuPaul's Drag Race Winner, Joins Mark Cortale's Town Hall SeriesBianca Del Rio, RuPaul's Drag Race Winner, Joins Mark Cortale's Town Hall Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Summer 2017's Town Hall series in Provincetown, produced by Mark Cortale, will kick-off with Bianca Del Rio, RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6 winner, on July 10 at 8:30pm. Three of Broadway's most popular leading ladies will follow for Broadway @ Town Hall this summer: Megan Hilty, breakout star of NBC TV's "Smash" and Broadway's "Wicked" and a Tony nominee for the recent Broadway production of "Noises Off", on August 6 at 6:30pm, with Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host; Sutton Foster, Tony Award winner for "Anything Goes" and star of the hit TV Land series "Younger" by "Sex and the City" creator Darren Star, on August 13 at 6:30pm, with Michael Rafter at piano; and Laura Benanti, Tony Award winning star of "Gypsy" and star Melania Trump impersonator on Stephen Colbert's show on September 3 at 6:30pm, with Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host. (more...)

BWW TV: MISS SAIGON Accepts Broadway's Backbone Best Musical Ensemble Award!BWW TV: MISS SAIGON Accepts Broadway's Backbone Best Musical Ensemble Award!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 29, 2017

Earlier this month, BroadwayWorld announced the results for our second annual Broadway's Backbone Best Musical Ensemble Award, which went to the company of Miss Saigon. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory's Jake Ryan Flynn helped to present this year's award, and you can check out how it all went down below! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE Broadway Debut Special!Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE Broadway Debut Special!
by Broadway's Backbone - Jun 29, 2017

In this episode: Broadway Debut Special Episode with Mary Claire King (War Paint) Elliot Mattox (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) and Kristen Smith Davis (Anastasia). These three talented performers are over the moon about making their debut in the 2017 season. They share their surprises, expectations, and fears and learned that sometimes you just have to stop and breathe. The biggest shock was realizing that when confronted with this ominous task at had, they were more than capable and that when preparation meets opportunity, embrace it. (more...)

Steve Grand and Tori Scott to Return to Provincetown for 4th of July WeekSteve Grand and Tori Scott to Return to Provincetown for 4th of July Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Producer Mark Cortale is bringing two rising music stars back to The Art House this summer after sold-out debuts last season. Recording artist Steve Grand returns for a summer-long engagement from July 5 - August 31, and cutting edge NYC cabaret star Tori Scott returns this summer for two shows only, on July 8 & 9 - she will also be opening for Bianca Del Rio at Provincetown's Town Hall on July 10th. (more...)

JERRY'S GIRLS to Bring Broadway's Iconic Women to York Theatre Company This AugustJERRY'S GIRLS to Bring Broadway's Iconic Women to York Theatre Company This August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced a Special Summer 2017 Musicals in Mufti presentation of the hit Broadway revue Jerry's Girls, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and concept by Larry Alford, Wayne Cilento, and Jerry Herman, featuring the greatest songs for women from such immortal musicals as Mame, Hello Dolly!, Milk and Honey, Mack and Mabel, A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine and La Cage Aux Folles.  (more...)

Byron St. Cyr Returns to Don't Tell Mama with 4600 MITHRA: MY NEW ORLEANSByron St. Cyr Returns to Don't Tell Mama with 4600 MITHRA: MY NEW ORLEANS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Byron St. Cyr returns to Don't Tell Mama with another visit to 4600 Mithra: My New Orleans on Saturday, July 8th at 8pm. This swinging night of jazz was debuted in March, and he's back with his trio and some new and old standards that remind him of home. He will be joined by his musical director Drew Wutke; with direction by Jim Brigman once again. (more...)

Second Show Added to Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra's Vocal Jazz SummitSecond Show Added to Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra's Vocal Jazz Summit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Due to popular demand, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces an added second show of Dr. Phillips Center Jazz Orchestra's Vocal Jazz Summit. (more...)

TREVOR the Musical Gearing Up for World Premiere at Chicago's Writers TheatreTREVOR the Musical Gearing Up for World Premiere at Chicago's Writers Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

As previously announced, Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, opens its 2017/18 season with the World Premiere of TREVOR the musical. (more...)

Carmen Cusack, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Matthew Morrison, Vanessa Williams, Solea Pfeiffer and More Set for SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM at The Hollywood BowlCarmen Cusack, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Matthew Morrison, Vanessa Williams, Solea Pfeiffer and More Set for SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM at The Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The Hollywood Bowl has announced the cast and creative team for a benefit performance of SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, conceived and directed on Broadway by James Lapine. (more...)

Ronald Rand to Host Panel for New Book 'CREATE' at Barnes & NobleRonald Rand to Host Panel for New Book 'CREATE' at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

On July 12th, 6-7pm - International Goodwill Cultural Ambassador/performing artist Ronald Rand will be joined by legendary film star Brian Cox, stage and screen actress Nicole Ansari, one of America's greatest sculptors Carolyn D. Palmer, singer extraordinaire Julie Budd, Encompass New Opera Theatre artistic director Nancy Rhodes, Broadway and film director Michael Pressman, historian Louise Hirschfeld, and legendary portrait painter Everett Raymond Kinstler for an exciting panel discussion about creativity in film, theater, music and art at Barnes & Noble-Union Square, 33 East 17th Street, NYC. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Hair Designer Mitchell BeckExclusive Podcast: BROADWAY'S BACKBONE with Hair Designer Mitchell Beck
by Broadway's Backbone - Jun 14, 2017

In this episode: ROMAN HOLIDAY's associate Hair Designer Mitchell Beck talks about how the hair department is the first  to arrive at the theatre, the last to leave, and they are usually kept in the basement.  He wasn't ready for New York City, but after 14 years of touring, realized it was NYC or back to Indiana.  He shares that hair in theatre, TV, and film are all the same language, just a different dialect; that creating wigs is similar to sculpting; and that the hair room is like the kitchen of the party... the best place to be.  (more...)

Michael Cerveris to Kick off Broadway @ The Art House Series This JulyMichael Cerveris to Kick off Broadway @ The Art House Series This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Mark Cortale, Producing Artistic Director of The Art House in Provincetown, MA, kicks off the seventh consecutive season of his smash hit Broadway @ The Art House concert series with two-time Tony Award winner Michael Cerveris for two shows only on July 1 and 2, with series host Seth Rudetsky as pianist and host. (more...)

Varla Jean Merman Returns to Provincetown with Brand New Show BAD HEROINEVarla Jean Merman Returns to Provincetown with Brand New Show BAD HEROINE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The United States is tripping, so what do we need to keep us from hitting rock bottom? Bad heroine! Drag superstar (and recent parolee) Varla Jean Merman's new show pays tribute to the inspiring women who have inspired her to think about becoming inspirational. Will Varla Jean be an inspiration...or end up on Intervention? Make tracks to this year's most addictive comedy cabaret! International chanteuse and perennial P-Town prima donna Varla Jean Merman brings her brand new show "Bad Heroine" to The Art House in Provincetown from June 23 through September 1. The show is directed by Michael Schiralli, written by Jeffery Roberson and Jacques Lamarre, with additional material by Ricky Graham and also features Gerald Goode and Brian Johnston.  For Tickets and information, please visit http://ptownarthouse.com or call 800-838-3006. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 12, 2017BWW's On This Day - June 12, 2017
by - Jun 12, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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