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Jeremy Benton, Danette Holden & More Join Robert Creighton in York's CAGNEYJeremy Benton, Danette Holden & More Join Robert Creighton in York's CAGNEY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, concludes its 45th Anniversary Season with the New York premiere of the new musical, Cagney, with book by Peter Colley and music & lyrics by Robert Creighton and Christopher McGovern. (more...)

Photo Flash: Julie Halston and More in BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF at BirdlandPhoto Flash: Julie Halston and More in BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was thrilled to present the fifth annual 'Broadway Belts for PFF' on Monday, February 23. The evening was hosted by Julie Halston, spokesperson for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, and raised over $150,000. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for February 23-March 1, Featuring Julie Halston, Paulo Szot, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for February 23-March 1, Featuring Julie Halston, Paulo Szot, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Feb 22, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Julie Halston Hosts the Fifth Annual 'Broadway Belts for PFF;' 54 Sings Irving Berlin: There's No Business Like Show Business; Paulo Szot; Bushel & A Peck Benefit, Starring Stephanie J. Block and More; and Altar Boyz 10th Anniversary Reunion Concert at 54 Below. (more...)

Steps Ahead 35th Anniversary, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Week of 2/23 at BirdlandSteps Ahead 35th Anniversary, Barbara Carroll & More Set for Week of 2/23 at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its upcoming performances running through the end of February, including Steps Ahead 35th Anniversary, Barbara Carroll, Rotem Sivan and Peter Bernstein Duo, Jazz Party with Natalie Douglas, and more. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Meet the New James Cagney of the Stage- Robert Creighton!STAGE TUBE: Meet the New James Cagney of the Stage- Robert Creighton!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, concludes its 40th Anniversary Season with the New York premiere of the new musical, Cagney, with book by Peter Colley and music & lyrics by Robert Creighton and Christopher McGovern. Bill Castellino is set to direct with choreography by Joshua Bergasse. Broadway veteran Robert Creighton stars as James Cagney who will lead a cast of six in this exciting new musical. Additional casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

York Theatre Company Will Stage NY Premiere of New Musical CAGNEY; Robert Creighton to StarYork Theatre Company Will Stage NY Premiere of New Musical CAGNEY; Robert Creighton to Star
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, concludes its 40th Anniversary Season with the New York premiere of the new musical, Cagney, with book by Peter Colley and music & lyrics by Robert Creighton and Christopher McGovern. (more...)

Santino Fontana, Edward Hibbert & Julia Murney Join BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! LineupSantino Fontana, Edward Hibbert & Julia Murney Join BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

Broadway's Julie Halston, currently featured in the hit revival of Kaufman and Hart's You Can't Take It With You, will host the 5th Annual Broadway Belts for PFF! (Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation) on February 23 at 7:00pm at Birdland Jazz Club (315 West 44th Street) as part of 'Broadway at Birdland' series. (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: Kimberly Faye Greenberg's FABULOUS FANNY: THE SONGS & STORIES OF FANNY BRICE Channels the IconBWW CD Reviews: Kimberly Faye Greenberg's FABULOUS FANNY: THE SONGS & STORIES OF FANNY BRICE Channels the Icon
by David Clarke - Jan 28, 2015

Kimberly Faye Greenberg, again playing the legendary Fanny Brice, released FABULOUS FANNY: THE SONGS & STORIES OF FANNY BRICE last summer. With deft skill, she brings Fanny Brice back to life on the recording, allowing modern audiences a chance to enjoy a taste of the woman who inspired the hit musical FUNNY GIRL. (more...)

THE GOLDEN PLATEAU: Celebrating Cumberland County Playhouse's 50th YearTHE GOLDEN PLATEAU: Celebrating Cumberland County Playhouse's 50th Year
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 27, 2015

Over the coming months, we'll be sharing some of the fondest, funniest and most moving memories shared by many CCP alumni as we commemorate the company's golden anniversary. We kick off the celebration today with remembrances from Daniel W. Black, Jessica Wockenfuss, Lar'Juanette Williams and Brenda Sparks. As they take us down memory lane, you're likely to feel like you're right there in Crossville, being treated to the transformative, transporting work of 2013 First Night Honoree Jim Crabtree and his team - his family, really - still focused on creating art in the middle of Tennessee... (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford, Randy Graff & More Set for 5th Annual Broadway Belts for PFF!Annaleigh Ashford, Randy Graff & More Set for 5th Annual Broadway Belts for PFF!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

Broadway's Julie Halston, currently featured in the hit revival of Kaufman and Hart's You Can't Take It With You, will host the 5th Annual Broadway Belts for PFF! (Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation) on February 23 at 7:00pm at Birdland Jazz Club (315 West 44th Street) as part of 'Broadway at Birdland' series. (more...)

John Pizzarelli Quartet, Marilyn Maye, Broadway Belts for PFF and More Come to Birdland in Feb 2015John Pizzarelli Quartet, Marilyn Maye, Broadway Belts for PFF and More Come to Birdland in Feb 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its February 2015 schedule, featuring John Pizzarelli Quartet, Marilyn Maye, Sarah Gazarek, Billy Childs Jazz Quartet, The 5th Annual Broadway Belts for PFF, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Details below! (more...)

Kimberly Faye Greenberg to Bring 'FABULOUS FANNY BRICE' to 54 Below Next MonthKimberly Faye Greenberg to Bring 'FABULOUS FANNY BRICE' to 54 Below Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Kimberly Faye Greenberg in 'Fabulous Fanny: The Songs and Stories of Fanny Brice' on February 12, 2015 at 7PM. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Tap Your Troubles Away with Ginger at Winter Park PlayhouseBWW Reviews: Tap Your Troubles Away with Ginger at Winter Park Playhouse
by Justin J Sacramone - Aug 18, 2014

'Backwards in High Heels,' now playing through August 23rd at The Winter Park Playhouse, is as entertaining as it is educational. The story is an account of the transformation of a young girl, Virginia Katherine McMath, into one of the country's best-known dancing idols; you may know her by her pseudonym Ginger Rogers, the bright-eyed teenager with dreams of dancing her way through Broadway, Hollywood, and beyond. (more...)

NYMF's THE MUSIC BOX: AN EVENING OF LADY COMPOSERS Set for TonightNYMF's THE MUSIC BOX: AN EVENING OF LADY COMPOSERS Set for Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Broadway veterans Sean McDermott and Sarah Litzsinger join a cast of seasoned performers in The New York Musical Theatre Festival's (NYMF) The Music Box, An Evening of Lady Composers tonight, July 23. Performances will take place at 6 and 9 PM at the Ford Foundation Studio Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center. (more...)

Sean McDermott, Sarah Litzsinger and More Set for NYMF's 'THE MUSIC BOX', 7/23Sean McDermott, Sarah Litzsinger and More Set for NYMF's 'THE MUSIC BOX', 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Broadway veterans Sean McDermott and Sarah Litzsinger will join a cast of seasoned performers in The New York Musical Theatre Festival's (NYMF) The Music Box, An Evening of Lady Composers on July 23. Performances will take place at 6 and 9 PM at the Ford Foundation Studio Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center. (more...)

Winter Park Playhouse to Present BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS, 8/1-23Winter Park Playhouse to Present BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS, 8/1-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

The Winter Park Playhouse presents the Central Florida Premiere of Backwards In High Heels August 1-23, 2014. Performances are Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 pm, Saturday and select Sunday matinees at 2:00 pm and select Wednesday, Thursday and Friday matinees at 2:00 pm. A special 'Third Thursday' performance is August 14 at 7:30 pm. The preview performance is Thursday July 31at 7:30 pm. (more...)

York Theatre Company Presented a Reading of an Original Musical Based on the Life of James CagneyYork Theatre Company Presented a Reading of an Original Musical Based on the Life of James Cagney
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Robert Creighton's original musical, CAGNEY, took one more step towards a New York run on Friday afternoon, June 13, with a reading at the York Theatre Company as part of their Developmental Reading Seri (more...)

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Announces 26 Writers of 9 New Musicals Selected for This SummerRhinebeck Writers Retreat Announces 26 Writers of 9 New Musicals Selected for This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2014

Kathy Evans, Founding Executive Director, announced the nine musicals and twenty-six writers selected for the 2014 Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, its fourth year of providing working retreats for musical theatre writers. For nine consecutive weeks beginning June 29th, each writing team will have an individual weeklong residency in Rhinebeck, New York to write their musical. They are provided with a private home, transportation, food, and a stipend. All costs are fully funded by donors including The ASCAP Foundation, The Dramatists Guild Fund, and The Noel Coward Foundation. Writers participating this year include Broadway's Mindi Dickstein (Little Women), this year's Kleban Prize winner Nathan Tysen (Burnt Part Boys), and Peter Mills, past winner of the Kleban, Fred Ebb Award, and Richard Rodgers prize. The musicals' subjects cover 19th century nautical mysteries, 20th century fairy tales, a 1970's gay bar, and modern-day meth addicts. Every score is original and styles include 16th century Renaissance, big band, folk, rock, and electronic music. (more...)

Susan Egan Brings THE BELLE OF BROADWAY to 54 Below on 4/15 & 18Susan Egan Brings THE BELLE OF BROADWAY to 54 Below on 4/15 & 18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Susan Egan in her critically-acclaimed, one-woman show, "Susan Egan: The Belle of Broadway" on April 15 at 9:30pm (SOLD OUT) and (added by popular demand) April 18 at 11:00pm. Egan's 54 Below debut reunites her with audiences at the infamous Studio 54, where she portrayed "Sally Bowles" in Cabaret longer than any other actress during the previous revival, winning critical raves from every major New York publication. Her appearance also coincides with the 20th anniversary of her Broadway debut in "Beauty and the Beast," (4/18/1994) for which she was nominated for both Tony and Drama Desk Awards as "Best Actress." "The Belle of Broadway" showcases Egan's diverse acting chops, riotous humor and celebrated voice, which critics dub "the perfect Broadway instrument." Throughout the evening, Susan takes you on a journey from Belle to beyond, with hilarious personal anecdotes and magnificent music by classic Broadway composers as well as songs from today's hottest new writers. Susan has performed her concert throughout North and South America and will be launching a new tour with LML Music Presents in association with Live On Stage out of Nashville starting in fall of 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at York Theatre's TENDERLOIN - Max von Essen, Zakiya Young and More!Photo Flash: First Look at York Theatre's TENDERLOIN - Max von Essen, Zakiya Young and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2014

The York Theatre Company concludes the Winter 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series Celebrating Sheldon Harnick with the 1960 musical, Tenderloin, that has Book by George Abbott and Jerome Weidman, Music by Jerry Bock, and Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. Get a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

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