City Center News

Kelli O'Hara, Victoria Clark, Betsy Wolfe, Montego Glover & More Join MasterVoices' 2015-16 SeasonKelli O'Hara, Victoria Clark, Betsy Wolfe, Montego Glover & More Join MasterVoices' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

New York City's famed Collegiate Chorale - founded in 1941 by legendary conductor Robert Shaw - announced four strategic initiatives that position the organization for its next phase of performing excellence. (more...)

Rebecca Spencer to Make Palm Springs Concert Debut, 8/9Rebecca Spencer to Make Palm Springs Concert Debut, 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Broadway performer and BackStage Bistro Award-winning recording artist Rebecca Spencer will celebrate her Palm Springs concert debut with a performance on Sunday, August 9 at 2:00pm, part of the Summer Series at the Arthur Newman Theatre in Palm Desert, CA. Unique arrangements that fuse both classical etudes as well as contemporary expressions of the art song, with the romantic American Songbook, Broadway, film and popular music, have become Rebecca's signature. Working with her long-time collaborator, virtuoso pianist Philip Fortenberry, their musical symmetry has been hailed by critics across the country, and heralded in BackStage as "collaboration at its finest". (more...)

Photo Coverage: BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS at Westchester Broadway TheatrePhoto Coverage: BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 3, 2015

Westchester Broadway Theatre is taking audiences back to the glory days of Hollywood's Golden Age with its upcoming production of Lynnette Barkley and Christopher McGovern's Backwards in High Heels: The Ginger Musical, running August 13-September 20. As the cast, under the leadership of director/choreographer Jeremy Benton, got into the serious business of rehearsals, photographer Jake Primmerman was on hand to commemorate the work that goes into bringing the world of the 1930s movie musical to life onstage at WBT. (more...)

Darien Crago to Star in BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS at WBT, 8/13-9/20Darien Crago to Star in BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS at WBT, 8/13-9/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Westchester Broadway Theatre to present BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS, conceived and developed by Lynnette Barkley and Christopher McGovern, with book/musical arrangements/original songs by Christopher McGovern. Directed and choreographed by Jeremy Benton, with musical direction by Jose Simbulan, the show runs August 13 - September 20, 2015, starring Darien Crago as Ginger Rogers. (more...)

Morris Performing Arts Center Wins 2015 Outstanding Historic Theatre Award from LHATMorris Performing Arts Center Wins 2015 Outstanding Historic Theatre Award from LHAT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Country Music Legend Vince Gill took home another award to add to his 20 Grammy and 18 Country Music Awards when he received the 2015 Marquee Award presented by the League of Historic American Theatres (LHAT) at its Annual Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. (more...)

Christopher Shinn's AN OPENING IN TIME to Premiere at Hartford Stage This FallChristopher Shinn's AN OPENING IN TIME to Premiere at Hartford Stage This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Hartford Stage presents the world premiere of An Opening in Time by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Connecticut native Christopher Shinn, with direction by Oliver Butler of The Debate Society, from September 17 through October 11, 2015. An Opening in Time's central Connecticut setting is inspired by Shinn's hometown of Wethersfield. (more...)

Holland Taylor, Rachel Dratch & Glenn Fitzgerald Join Cast of MTC's RIPCORDHolland Taylor, Rachel Dratch & Glenn Fitzgerald Join Cast of MTC's RIPCORD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) just announced Rachel Dratch (Love's Labour's Lost, "Saturday Night Live"), Glenn Fitzgerald (Hamlet, The Sixth Sense), and Emmy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Holland Taylor (Ann, "Two and a Half Men") will join Drama Desk Award winner Marylouise Burke in the cast ofManhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Ripcord, the new comedy by Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by Tony and Emmy Award winner David Hyde Pierce. (more...)

CALL MY PUBLICIST Encore Set for York Theatre Company, 8/20CALL MY PUBLICIST Encore Set for York Theatre Company, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Get the inside scoop!  Due to popular demand, The York Theatre Company, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Readings Series, will present the return one-night performance of Call My Publicist! - The Starry Education of a Broadway Press Agent, written and performed by Joshua Ellis and directed by Gretchen Cryer, on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).  The reading is open to the public with a suggested donation of $5.00. (more...)

Broadway's James Snyder & Wife Welcome Baby Girl!Broadway's James Snyder & Wife Welcome Baby Girl!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Broadway's James Synder, just coming off of the world premiere of EVER AFTER at Paper Mill Playhouse, and wife, have welcomed a new baby girl! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Heidi Blickenstaff Channels Disney Days with 'Poor Unfortunate Souls'STAGE TUBE: Heidi Blickenstaff Channels Disney Days with 'Poor Unfortunate Souls'
by Stage Tube - Jul 30, 2015

It's been a while since Disney veteran Heidi Blickenstaff, a replacement for Ursula in The Little Mermaid, has sang of  those 'Poor Unfortunate Souls.' Below, watch as she belts out the classic Disney tune at a Disney Vacation Club Member Cruise! (more...)

New Pasek & Paul Musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN Premieres Tonight at Arena StageNew Pasek & Paul Musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN Premieres Tonight at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, presents DEAR EVAN HANSEN. The original musical, featuring a score by Tony Award nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (Broadway's A Christmas Story, The Musical; Dogfight), a book by Steven Levenson (Masters of Sex) and directed by three-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Broadway's Rent, Next to Normal, If/Then), is a contemporary, intimate story of hope, heartache and the things in life we all need-friends, family and a place to call home. With choreography by Danny Mefford and music supervision, orchestrations and dance arrangements by Tony Award winner Alex Lacamoire, Dear Evan Hansen runs now through August 23, 2015, opening tonight, July 30, in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

MY STORY, MY DANCE: ROBERT BATTLE'S JOURNEY TO ALVIN AILEY Set for 10/27 ReleaseMY STORY, MY DANCE: ROBERT BATTLE'S JOURNEY TO ALVIN AILEY Set for 10/27 Release
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

MY STORY, MY DANCE: Robert Battle's Journey to Alvin Ailey is the inspiring story of a boy who, despite physical and personal challenges, has a life filled with music, church, and movement - first martial arts, and then, after seeing Alvin Ailey's Revelations, dance. (more...)

Ailey Presents New Holiday Book, MY STORY, MY DANCE: Robert Battle's Journey to Alvin AileyAiley Presents New Holiday Book, MY STORY, MY DANCE: Robert Battle's Journey to Alvin Ailey
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

MY STORY, MY DANCE: Robert Battle's Journey to Alvin Ailey is the inspiring story of a boy who, despite physical and personal challenges, has a life filled with music, church, and movement - first martial arts, and then, after seeing Alvin Ailey's Revelations, dance. This picture book biography features images brimming with vibrant color and swirling motion, and is illustrated and written by award-winning husband-and-wife team James E. Ransome  and Lesa Cline-Ransome. Created for ages 5 - 10, the book will be released on October 27th by Paula Wiseman Books, a division of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, just in time for holiday gift-giving. (more...)

Isaac Robert Hurwitz Joins Fox Stage Productions as Senior Vice PresidentIsaac Robert Hurwitz Joins Fox Stage Productions as Senior Vice President
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Fox Stage Productions has hired Isaac Robert Hurwitz as Senior Vice President, reporting to Bob Cohen, who oversees the division of 20th Century Fox. (more...)

Dorset Theatre Festival to Host A NIGHT AT THE OPERA, 8/9Dorset Theatre Festival to Host A NIGHT AT THE OPERA, 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Join two celebrated operatic voices for a special evening of song at the Dorset Theatre Festival for One Night Only on Sunday, August 9 at 8pm.  Coming to Vermont aftertouring to Japan and Germany respectively, Mezzo-Soprano Renee Tatum and Coloratura Soprano Nili Riemer will perform opera and musical theatre standards including selections from Verdi, Mozart, Puccini and Rodgers & Hammerstein. Tickets are just $25 and can be purchased by calling the box office at 802.867.2223 or by visiting dorsettheatrefestival.org. (more...)

Chucho Valdes, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Flamenco Festival & More Set for World Music Institute's 2015-16 SeasonChucho Valdes, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Flamenco Festival & More Set for World Music Institute's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

The World Music Institute has announced its 30th Anniversary, 2015-16 season -- the debut season for Artistic Director Par Neiburger. Recognizing the ever-expanding nature of world music, Neiburger showcases the experimental and avant-garde along with the classic. (more...)

Tony Winner Michael McGrath Joins Cast of  Roundabout's Broadway-Bound SHE LOVES METony Winner Michael McGrath Joins Cast of Roundabout's Broadway-Bound SHE LOVES ME
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced that Tony Award winner Michael McGrath (Sipos) will join previously announced stars, Laura Benanti (Amalia), Josh Radnor (Georg), Rene? Auberjonois (Maraczek), Gavin Creel (Kodaly) and Jane Krakowski (Ilona) in a new Broadway production of SHE LOVES ME, directed by Scott Ellis, choreographed by Warren Carlyle with musical direction by Paul Gemignani. This classic musical comedy features a book by Joe Masteroff, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and music by Jerry Bock. The production is part of Roundabout's 50th Anniversary season. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Presents Jessica Lang Dance in THE WANDERER, July 29-August 9Jacob's Pillow Presents Jessica Lang Dance in THE WANDERER, July 29-August 9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2015

Contemporary ballet company Jessica Lang Dance, led by founder, choreographer, and Artistic Director Jessica Lang, returns to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival for an extended two-week run of The Wanderer, July 29-August 9 in the Doris Duke Theatre. (more...)

Photo Exclusive! Mathew Shepard, Karen Ziemba, Darien Crago and Nicolas Dromard at Opening Night of 42ND STREETPhoto Exclusive! Mathew Shepard, Karen Ziemba, Darien Crago and Nicolas Dromard at Opening Night of 42ND STREET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

The brand-new Lexington Theatre Company opened its inaugural production of 42ndStreeton Thursday, July 23. Tony Award-Winner Karen Ziemba, plays Dorothy Brock, alongside other Broadway veterans and up-and-coming actors.42nd Street is presented by Variety Live at The Opera House with Co-Producing Sponsor Kentucky One Health, and runs July 23-26 at the Lexington Opera House. Check out an exclusive shot from opening night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Karen Ziemba, Nicolas Dromard and More in 42ND STREET at Lexington TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Karen Ziemba, Nicolas Dromard and More in 42ND STREET at Lexington Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

The brand-new Lexington Theatre Company presents its inaugural production of 42nd Street. Tony Award WinnerKaren Ziemba, will play Dorothy Brock, alongside other Broadway veterans and up-and-coming actors. 42nd Street is presented by Variety Live at The Opera House with Co-Producing Sponsor Kentucky One Health, and runs July 23, through July 26 at the Lexington Opera House. Check out a first look below! (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 338   

BROADWAYWORLD TV

Save $$$ on Tickets to: