Corey Snide News

In Honor of 'BRIDGES' on Broadway, BWW Highlights Jason Robert Brown's Best
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 16, 2014

In honor of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY's opening on Broadway this week, BroadwayWorld decided to highlight Tony- and Drama Desk Award-winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown's body of work. Scroll down to learn more about Brown's musicals, watch songs and highlights, and be sure to let us know your favorite Jason Robert Brown show or song! (more...)

DANCE FROM THE HEART Set for Cedar Lake Theater, 1/28 & 29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

Dance from the Heart returns to New York City Tonight - Monday, January 28 and tomorrow Tuesday, January 29, 2013 with shows at 6:30pm & 8:30pm each night at Cedar Lake Theater, 547 W. 26th Street in Manhattan's West Chelsea Historic District. The exciting benefit will feature performances by more than a dozen of the most diverse dancers, dance companies and choreographers working today. Dance from the Heart will present a different program of performances for each night (see schedule below), a poignant anti-bullying number danced by teenagers and the world premiere of a piece choreographed by American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Marcelo Gomes. (more...)

Corey Snide, Marcelo Gomes and More Join Dancers Respond to AIDS' DANCE FROM THE HEART, 1/28 & 29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2013

Dance from the Heart returns to New York City today, January 28 and Tuesday, January 29, 2013 with shows at 6:30pm & 8:30pm each night at Cedar Lake Theater, 547 W. 26th Street in Manhattan's West Chelsea Historic District. The exciting benefit will feature performances by more than a dozen of the most diverse dancers, dance companies and choreographers working today. (more...)

DANCE FROM THE HEART to Play Cedar Lake Theater, 1/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2013

Dance from the Heart returns to New York City in a week today, January 28 and Tuesday, January 29, 2013 with shows at 6:30pm & 8:30pm each night at Cedar Lake Theater, 547 W. 26th Street in Manhattan's West Chelsea Historic District. The exciting benefit will feature performances by more than a dozen of the most diverse dancers, dance companies and choreographers working today. Dance from the Heart will present a different program of performances for each night (see schedule below), a poignant anti-bullying number danced by teenagers and the world premiere of a piece choreographed by American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Marcelo Gomes. (more...)

DANCE FROM THE HEART to Play Cedar Lake Theater, 1/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2013

Dance from the Heart returns to New York City in a week on Monday, January 28 and Tuesday, January 29, 2013 with shows at 6:30pm & 8:30pm each night at Cedar Lake Theater, 547 W. 26th Street in Manhattan's West Chelsea Historic District. The exciting benefit will feature performances by more than a dozen of the most diverse dancers, dance companies and choreographers working today. Dance from the Heart will present a different program of performances for each night (see schedule below), a poignant anti-bullying number danced by teenagers and the world premiere of a piece choreographed by American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Marcelo Gomes. (more...)

DANCE FROM THE HEART Set for Cedar Lake Theater, 1/28 & 29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 03, 2013

Dance from the Heart returns to New York City' this month on Monday, January 28 and Tuesday, January 29, 2013 with shows at 6:30pm & 8:30pm each night at Cedar Lake Theater, 547 W. 26th Street in Manhattan's West Chelsea Historic District. The exciting benefit will feature performances by more than a dozen of the most diverse dancers, dance companies and choreographers working today. Dance from the Heart will present a different program of performances for each night (see schedule below), a poignant anti-bullying number danced by teenagers and the world premiere of a piece choreographed by American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Marcelo Gomes. (more...)

Corey Snide, Marcelo Gomes and More Join Dancers Responding to AIDS' DANCE FROM THE HEART, 1/28 & 29
by BWW News Desk - Dec 07, 2012

Dance from the Heart returns to New York City' on Monday, January 28 and Tuesday, January 29, 2013 with shows at 6:30pm & 8:30pm each night at Cedar Lake Theater, 547 W. 26th Street in Manhattan's West Chelsea Historic District. The exciting benefit will feature performances by more than a dozen of the most diverse dancers, dance companies and choreographers working today. (more...)

Photo Flash: NYCDAF's Destiny Rising Benefit - Performance Shots!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2012

The NYC Dance Alliance Foundation (NYCDAF) celebrated its first anniversary at The Joyce Theater with a dazzling evening of dance artistry "Destiny Rising" featuring outstanding NYCDA alumni, the dynamic choreography of NYCDA faculty and special guest performances by stars of prominent dance companies all to benefit the NYCDAF College Scholarship Program. (more...)

Photo Flash: NYCDAF's Destiny Rising Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2012

The NYC Dance Alliance Foundation (NYCDAF) celebrated its first anniversary at The Joyce Theater with a dazzling evening of dance artistry "Destiny Rising" featuring outstanding NYCDA alumni, the dynamic choreography of NYCDA faculty and special guest performances by stars of prominent dance companies all to benefit the NYCDAF College Scholarship Program. (more...)

Photo Flash: IN THE HEIGHTS, Roberta Flack, et al. at First Annual NYC Dance Alliance Foundation Gala!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 03, 2011

The NYC Dance Alliance Foundation held its 1st Annual Bright Lights, Shining Stars Gala at the Jack H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at NYU and clearly delivered on its promise of a star studded evening of music & dance with one show-stopping number after another. Following cocktails hosted by Honorary Co-Chairs Cassandra Seidenfeld Lyster and Robin Cofer, eager guests flooded into the elegant theater for an evening of unforgettable moments. (more...)

$2.8 Million in College Scholarships Awarded to Young Dancers
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2011

Following a dazzling opening number featuring Broadway stars & hundreds of young dancers from across the country, Costa Rica & Canada, Joe Lanteri Executive Director of the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation got to the real 'meat' of the Closing Evening Gala at the Sheraton New York, the announcement of the college and university scholarship winners By the end of the segment, a mind boggling total of $2.8 Million in scholarships were awarded to the most promising young dancers. (more...)

Photo Flash: 2011 NYC Dance Alliance National Convention Finale
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2011

Following a dazzling opening number featuring Broadway stars & hundreds of young dancers from across the country, Costa Rica & Canada, Joe Lanteri Executive Director of the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation got to the real 'meat' of the Closing Evening Gala at the Sheraton New York, the announcement of the college and university scholarship winners By the end of the segment, a mind boggling total of $2.8 Million in scholarships were awarded to the most promising young dancers. (more...)

High School Student Wins First Ever Adele Astaire Scholarship
by BWW News Desk - Jun 08, 2011

At the 29th Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards, the only awards to recognize excellence in dance and choreography on Broadway and in film, actor, dancer & singer Corey Snide, a senior at Colonie Central High School in Albany, New York, danced his way into the Awards Committee's hearts and walked away with the first ever Adele Astaire Scholarship presented by the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation at the 29th Fred & Adele Astaire Awards. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stroman, Osnes, et al. at Astaire Awards After Party
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2011

The 29th Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards, hosted by Bebe Neuwirth and Lee Roy Reams at the magnificent Skirball Center for The Performing Arts at NYU once again honored excellence in dance and choreography on Broadway and in film. Susan Stroman took top honors for Best Choreographer on Broadway in a field of nine nominees for her stunning work in 'The Scottsboro Boys'. It was a record breaking 5th Astaire Award for the 5 time Tony Award and 5 time Drama Desk winner. Two time Tony Award Winner Bebe Neuwirth presented the award to Ms. Stroman. Sutton Foster star of 'Anything Goes' took home her second Astaire for Best Female Dancer on Broadway for her rousing performance as 'Reno Sweeney'. Her first Astaire was for 'Thoroughly Modern Millie'. Desmond Richardson, Tony nominee for 'Fosse' and co-founder and co-artistic director of Complexions Contemporary Ballet presented the award to Ms. Sutton. First timer Norbert Leo Butz star of 'Catch Me if You Can' took the prize for Best Male Dancer on Broadway presented by Tony and Drama Desk winner Karen Ziemba . Australia's Graeme Murphy and Janet Vernon won the Astaire for Excellence in Choreography in Film for their breathtaking dances in 'Mao's Last Dancer' presented by Tony Award winner Bill Irwin. Legendary dancer, choreographer, teacher and founder of the National Dance Institute Jacques d'Amboise received the Douglas Watt Lifetime Achievement Award named for the late drama critic and co-founder of the Award with Fred Astaire. Following a major tribute in dance including a brilliant performance by NYCB's Russell Janzen of a piece from the ballet 'Who Cares' created by George Balanchine and first danced by d'Amboise; an exuberant performance of 'Shall We Dance' by d'Amboise's students at the National Dance Institute and praiseful introductions by Len Cariou, Charlotte & Christopher d'Amboise, Brian Stokes Mitchell presented the award to Mr. d'Amboise. (more...)

13, A New Musical Announces Its Teenage Cast and Band
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2008

The complete teenage cast and teenage band was announced today for 13, A New Musical, with music and lyrics by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown (Parade, The Last Five Years). (more...)

Photo Flash: 'Billy Elliot' Celebrates 3rd Birthday
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2008

Last night 12 May Billy Elliot the Musical celebrated its 3rd Birthday in the West End, Director Stephen Daldry and the London Company were joined on stage by the Broadway Billys at the Victoria Palace Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: Josh Fedrick Joins 'Billy Elliot'
by BWW - Nov 15, 2007

Josh Fedrick has joined the cast of Billy Elliot (more...)

Photo Flash: Billy Elliots at BAFTA's 60th Birthday
by BWW - Nov 05, 2007

Fourteen past, present and future Billy Elliot's from the multi-award winning West End hit Billy Elliot the Musical are taking part in a unique performance as part of BAFTA's 60th Birthday celebrations hosted by Joanna Lumley and Michael Parkinson, the program will air on Wednesday November 7 on ITV1 at 9PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: 'Spamalot' West End Guest Gala
by BWW - Sep 13, 2007

The West End's Spamalot starring Peter Davison, Bill Ward and Hannah Waddingham, hosted a special guest gala on Tuesday September 11, with celebrity and theatre-star colleagues in attendance and at the after-party. (more...)

Billy Elliot to Celebrate 1000th Show, Welcomes 2 New Billys
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2007

Elton John and Lee Hall's multi award-winning Billy Elliot the Musical, directed by Stephen Daldry, will celebrate its 1000th performance at the Victoria Palace Theatre on October 4, 2007 after opening in March 2005. Additionally, two new Billys will join the cast shortly. (more...)

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