City Center News

Melissa Errico to Put on BROADWAY FIRECRACKER Summer Holiday Concert at BirdlandMelissa Errico to Put on BROADWAY FIRECRACKER Summer Holiday Concert at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Broadway leading lady and Tony Award nominee Melissa Errico will return to the Broadway at Birdland Concert Series with 'Broadway Firecracker' on Monday, July 3 at 7pm at Birdland Jazz (315 West 44th Street), bringing this special summer holiday concert to her favorite jazz venue. (more...)

Rhett Guter and Samantha Bruce to Headline OKLAHOMA! at Goodspeed; Cast Complete!Rhett Guter and Samantha Bruce to Headline OKLAHOMA! at Goodspeed; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

'People will say we're in love' with this wild western cast of Rodgers and Hammerstein's beloved Oklahoma! Having directed last summer's hit Bye Bye Birdie Jenn Thompson returns to The Goodspeed to take on the show that changed American musicals forever. For the first time at Goodspeed, this country classic will welcome city slickers, cowboys and everyone in between! So kick up your boots and join us for this lively and legendary musical which runs July 14-September 23 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn [Official Press Opening will be August 2, 2017]. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look at MAMMA MIA! at The Ogunquit PlayhousePhoto Flash: Get A First Look at MAMMA MIA! at The Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The Ogunquit Playhouse kicks off its 85th Anniversary Season with the international smash hit Mamma Mia!, dazzling audiences on stage from May 17 to July 1. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Celebrates its Favorite Thing, Robbie RozelleExclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Celebrates its Favorite Thing, Robbie Rozelle
by Behind the Curtain - May 24, 2017

This Week: One of Rob and Kevin's favorite people, Robbie Rozelle, swings by to discuss his illustrious career as a graphic designer for cast recordings AND to talk about his upcoming show at Feinstein's/54 Below, Songs From Inside My Locker, which is June 9th, 2017 at 9:30pm. (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: From Olivier to Tony? How GROUNDHOG DAY's Andy Karl Found His PhilBackstage with Richard Ridge: From Olivier to Tony? How GROUNDHOG DAY's Andy Karl Found His Phil
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 24, 2017

Andy Karl may have only just begun his Broadway journey as Phil Connors in Groundhog Day, but his road to Punxsutawney was a long one. Below, watch as the 2017 Tony nominee joins SAG-AFTRA Foundation and BroadwayWorld to chat about winning his first Olivier Award, getting through his pre-opening night injury, and so much more! (more...)

2017 Hudson River Dance Festival to Showcase Breathtaking Artists on the Hudson Waterfront2017 Hudson River Dance Festival to Showcase Breathtaking Artists on the Hudson Waterfront
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Hudson River Park, one of the nation's longest waterfront parks and an urban oasis for New Yorkers and visitors from all over the world, will be the backdrop for a visually and culturally breathtaking dance program featuring the crème de la crème of contemporary and modern dance at the third annual Hudson River Dance Festival, taking place at Pier 63 inHudson River Park. (more...)

BWW Interview: Manuel Ruiz & Valeria Llaneza Talk FALLING ANGEL at Skirball Center for the Performing ArtsBWW Interview: Manuel Ruiz & Valeria Llaneza Talk FALLING ANGEL at Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
by Felicitas de la Fare - May 23, 2017

Falling Angel is an original ballet piece that tells the story of world renowned Russian ballet dancer Andrei Vassiliev. Andrei interprets his journey through life with beautiful classical ballet interspersed with original, contemporary movement and production elements. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala!
by Jennifer Broski - May 23, 2017

Just last night, Manhattan Theatre Club presented its annual Spring Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street (110 East 42nd Street) honoring Matthew C. Blank, Chairman of Showtime Networks Inc. This year's Gala was hosted by Emmy and Tony Award winner Mandy Patinkin and featured performances by many of the most acclaimed musicals on Broadway including Bandstand; A Bronx Tale; Come From Away; Dear Evan Hansen; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812; Sunset Boulevard; and a sneak peek of Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming production of Prince of Broadway. (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Michael Ball & Alfie Boe Get Ready to Come Together on the New York City Center Stage!Backstage with Richard Ridge: Michael Ball & Alfie Boe Get Ready to Come Together on the New York City Center Stage!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 23, 2017

Following the phenomenal success of their double platinum selling #1 UK album Together (released in the US by Decca Records), and a major sold out UK tour, musical legends Michael Ball and Alfie Boe will perform their first-and-only U.S. performance tonight, May 23. at New York City Center. Below, watch as the duo chats about performing together onstage, their friendship offstage and so much more! (more...)

Calling All Aspiring Musical Theatre Songwriters! 2017 Fred Ebb Award Applications Are OpenCalling All Aspiring Musical Theatre Songwriters! 2017 Fred Ebb Award Applications Are Open
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Fred Ebb Foundation in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company will present the thirteenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters.  (more...)

Bernadette Peters to Talk Storied Career in 'Profiles in Creativity' Series at the Kennedy CenterBernadette Peters to Talk Storied Career in 'Profiles in Creativity' Series at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Kennedy Center today announces that acclaimed three-time Tony Award-winning actress and star of the Kennedy Center's celebrated 2011 production of Follies, Bernadette Peters, will take part in philanthropist and Board Chairman David M. Rubenstein's new series of sit-down conversations with high-profile figures from the arts and culture field on June 26, 2017. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks Millie, Elle, and Lola with Tony-Winning Producer Hal LuftigExclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks Millie, Elle, and Lola with Tony-Winning Producer Hal Luftig
by Behind the Curtain - May 22, 2017

Everything today is thoroughly Hal....Luftig, that is! Four time Tony Award winning producer Hal Luftig swings by Shetler Studios to look back on his career of hits including THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, LEGALLY BLONDE, and KINKY BOOTS. (more...)

VIDEO : Tonys Spotlight on the Man Who Made HOLIDAY INN Dance- Denis Jones!VIDEO : Tonys Spotlight on the Man Who Made HOLIDAY INN Dance- Denis Jones!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 21, 2017

Denis Jones has taken his career from chorus boy to choreographer, and now Tony nominee! He just picked up his first nomination for his work on Roundabout Theatre Company's Holiday Inn, a joyous throwback to musicals of the MGM-era. Below, watch as he chats with Richard Ridge about how he drew inspiration from the past and made innovative and exciting dances for today. (more...)

Alessandra Corona Performing Works Announces Two Upcoming PremieresAlessandra Corona Performing Works Announces Two Upcoming Premieres
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

Alessandra Corona Performing Works (formerly A Corona Works) will present two premieres by Italian choreographers (more...)

VIDEO: 30 Days of TONY, Day 22: Everything's Coming Up Patti!VIDEO: 30 Days of TONY, Day 22: Everything's Coming Up Patti!
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2017

Welcome to BroadwayWorld's Tony Award Countdown: 30 Days of TONY, a loving look at some of the most memorable moments from Tony's history featuring today's nominees! (more...)

FIRE IN THE SKY, TE DEUM Re-Staging Set for RIOULT Dance NY's 2017 SeasonFIRE IN THE SKY, TE DEUM Re-Staging Set for RIOULT Dance NY's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Pascal Rioult's renowned dance company, RIOULT Dance NY, the American modern dance company with a European sensibility, announces its 2017 season at The Joyce Theater, May 31 - June 4. This year, Rioult unveils two groundbreaking dances: the world premiere of Fire in the Sky and a re-staging of the classic Te Deum. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Katy Sullivan, Victor Williams and More in MTC's COST OF LIVINGPhoto Flash: First Look at Katy Sullivan, Victor Williams and More in MTC's COST OF LIVING
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Cost of Living, the new play by Martyna Majok (Ironbound, Mouse in a Jar), directed by Jo Bonney (Father Comes Home from the Wars; By the Way, Meet Vera Stark), is currently in previews ahead of a Wednesday, June 7 opening night at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2017 Tony Nominees - FALSETTOS' Christian BorlePhoto Coverage: Meet the 2017 Tony Nominees - FALSETTOS' Christian Borle
by Walter McBride - May 19, 2017

On May 3, the 2017 Tony nominees flocked to the Sofitel New York, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will continue bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next month, but for now, check out photos of Best Performance by and Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical nominee for Falsettos- Christian Borle, as captured by Walter McBride! (more...)

Breaking: Encores! Will Bring Back ME AND MY GIRL, GRAND HOTEL and More in 2018 Season!Breaking: Encores! Will Bring Back ME AND MY GIRL, GRAND HOTEL and More in 2018 Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Arlene Shuler, President & CEO, today announced programming for New York City Center's 2017-18 season. The season will open with the annual Fall for Dance Festival, featuring 20 companies in five unique programs. (more...)

Vital Joint presents ?!:New Works 2017Vital Joint presents ?!:New Works 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

!?:New Works -- the spiritual successor to The Exponential Festival -- is a month long festival of New York's best experimental artists and theatre companies presenting brand new work. (more...)

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