Deaf West Theatre News

Alex Dinelaris, Charlie Rosen & More Round Out TEDxBroadway Speakers LineupAlex Dinelaris, Charlie Rosen & More Round Out TEDxBroadway Speakers Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Today, the organizers of the fifth annual TEDxBroadway announced the final line up of speakers and performers who will be taking the stage on Monday, February 22, 2016 at New World Stages in New York City. (more...)

Victoria T. Morris, Bruce Daitch & Nanci Lewis Elected to Broadway Dreams Foundation's Board of DirectorsVictoria T. Morris, Bruce Daitch & Nanci Lewis Elected to Broadway Dreams Foundation's Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

The Broadway Dreams Foundation (BDF), a premier non-profit organization dedicated to training, mentoring and providing career opportunities to the next generation of musical theater performers, announced that Victoria T. Morris, CEO of Lexikat Artists; Bruce Daitch, Head of Strategy, Planning and Operations for DreamWorks SKG; and Nanci Lewis, of The Vanderblue Team, have been elected to the BDF's Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2016. (more...)

Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Reveals 2015 Nominations for Achievements in TheatreLos Angeles Drama Critics Circle Reveals 2015 Nominations for Achievements in Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle (LADCC) has announced its nominations and special awards for excellence in Los Angeles and Orange County theatre for the year 2015 (Dec. 1, 2014 - Nov. 30, 2015). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: SPRING AWAKENING Cast Takes Final Broadway Bows!STAGE TUBE: SPRING AWAKENING Cast Takes Final Broadway Bows!
by Stage Tube - Jan 25, 2016

Deaf West Theatre's acclaimed Broadway production of SPRING AWAKENING closed just†yesterday, after 129 performances. The production will have life after Broadway, however, with a national tour scheduled to launch in 2017. Below, watch as the cast takes their final bows! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/23-1/24/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/23-1/24/2016
by - Jan 24, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, January 24, 2016 - Sunday, January 24, 2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: More Videos! SPRING AWAKENING Cast Holds Impromptu Street PerformanceSTAGE TUBE: More Videos! SPRING AWAKENING Cast Holds Impromptu Street Performance
by Stage Tube - Jan 24, 2016

What do you do when your Broadway show gets snowed out? Perform on the street for your dedicated patrons, of course! (more...)

Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING Concludes Broadway Run Today; Tour to Launch in 2017Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING Concludes Broadway Run Today; Tour to Launch in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2016

Deaf West Theatre's acclaimed Broadway production of SPRING AWAKENING closes today, Sunday, January 24 after 129 performances. The production will have life after Broadway, however, with a national tour scheduled to launch in 2017. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: American Theatre Wing Continues 'Working in the Theatre' with Sign Language Theatre Special Showcasing SPRING AWAKENINGSTAGE TUBE: American Theatre Wing Continues 'Working in the Theatre' with Sign Language Theatre Special Showcasing SPRING AWAKENING
by Stage Tube - Jan 20, 2016

The†American Theatre Wing†(Heather Hitchens, President) continues its legendary, long running, and completely revamped web series, "Working in the Theatre," with an all new episode on "Sign Language Theatre." Check it out below! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - SPRING AWAKENING's Sean Grandillo Guests on Next 'Law & Order: SVU'VIDEO: Sneak Peek - SPRING AWAKENING's Sean Grandillo Guests on Next 'Law & Order: SVU'
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Below, watch a preview on next week's episode of LAW & ORDER: SVU, featuring SPRING AWAKENING's Sean Grandillo. The episode airs Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 9pm ET/PT on NBC (more...)

Chance Theater's DOGFIGHT Begins 2/5Chance Theater's DOGFIGHT Begins 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Anaheim's official resident theater company, Chance Theater is pleased to present the Los Angeles and Orange County premiere of ... Dogfight. Book by Peter Duchan, music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, directed by Matthew McCray, music direction by Taylor Stephenson, and choreographed by Angeline Mirenda. Dogfight will preview from February 5 through February 12, regular performances will begin February 13 and continue through March 6 on the Cripe Stage at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards Winners Announced - Audra McDonald, Jerry Mitchell, Andrea Martin and More!2015 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards Winners Announced - Audra McDonald, Jerry Mitchell, Andrea Martin and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 13, 2016

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 70 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2015 Los Angeles†Awards winners. Highlights include Audra McDonald as 'Best Cabaret Artist', Jerry Mitchell for KINKY BOOTS, Andrea Martin in PIPPIN, and more! †Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

SPRING AWAKENING'S Ali Stroker Brings Authenticity To Kylie Jenner-Inspired Wheelchair PictorialSPRING AWAKENING'S Ali Stroker Brings Authenticity To Kylie Jenner-Inspired Wheelchair Pictorial
by Michael Dale - Jan 12, 2016

When Interview Magazine published pics of Jenner as a wheelchair-using dominatrix, Stroker spoke out for change. (more...)

Deaf West's DJ Kurs, The Second City's Kelly Leonard & More Join TEDxBroadway Speakers LineupDeaf West's DJ Kurs, The Second City's Kelly Leonard & More Join TEDxBroadway Speakers Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Today, the organizers of the fifth annual TEDxBroadway announced additional speakers for the event being held on Monday, February 22, 2016 at New World Stages in New York City. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: SPRING AWAKENING Cast Sings Impromptu Rendition of HAMILTON's 'Satisfied' BackstageSTAGE TUBE: SPRING AWAKENING Cast Sings Impromptu Rendition of HAMILTON's 'Satisfied' Backstage
by Stage Tube - Jan 11, 2016

Yesterday, the cast of Broadway's SPRING AWAKENING had fun some backstage performing 'Satisfied' from Lin-Manuel Miranda's HAMILTON. Featured in the impromptu video below are stars Robert Ariza, Lauren Luiz, Alex Boniello and Van Hughes. Check it out, plus the caption that accompanied the Tweet, below! (more...)

VIDEO: Departing Camryn Manheim Calls SPRING AWAKENING 'A Magical, Magical Experience'VIDEO: Departing Camryn Manheim Calls SPRING AWAKENING 'A Magical, Magical Experience'
by Michael Dale - Jan 11, 2016

The Obie and Emmy winner made her Broadway debut in Deaf West's revival. (more...)

SPRING AWAKENING Stars Among Clive Barnes Award Nominees; Ceremony Today!SPRING AWAKENING Stars Among Clive Barnes Award Nominees; Ceremony Today!
by Michael Dale - Jan 11, 2016

The Sixth Annual Clive Barnes Awards for Theatre and Dance will be held this afternoon, January 11, at 3 p.m. at The Walter Reade Theatre, Lincoln Center.†One recipient from each category will be chosen and the winners announced today.†All finalists will receive a cash prize, with the winners in each category receiving an award of $5,000. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/9/2016
by - Jan 9, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/9/2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway's SPRING AWAKENING Stars Dance at FUERZA BRUTAPhoto Flash: Broadway's SPRING AWAKENING Stars Dance at FUERZA BRUTA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

Several stars from the Broadway revival of SPRING AWAKENING attended Wednesday night's performance of Fuerza Bruta off-Broadway, and all of them danced†onstage during the finale - check out photos below! (more...)

They're Here to Stay! BWW Picks 2015's Most Fascinating People in TheatreThey're Here to Stay! BWW Picks 2015's Most Fascinating People in Theatre
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 30, 2015

Just before New Year's is often a time of reflection, and BroadwayWorld is taking a moment to look back on the brightest lights in theatre this season. From a history-making creative team to jaw-dropping newby performers and an undeniable cult figure, we think 2015 has seen the rise of some of the top talents in the performing arts†world. (more...)

BWW Interview: SPRING AWAKENING's Alex Wyse Talks 'An Autocorrect Nightmare' & MoreBWW Interview: SPRING AWAKENING's Alex Wyse Talks 'An Autocorrect Nightmare' & More
by Kali Wright - Dec 28, 2015

The current revival of SPRING AWAKENING by Deaf West Theatre has made its one year journey from a small theatre, to the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts, and is now on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.†The year long experience has united the cast and their deep chemistry is apparent- both on and off the stage. Just one aspect that makes the show so magical is the coming together of the Deaf and hearing theatrical communities, and†their endless creativity can be seen in everything they do. One recent example is the hilarious video An Autocorrect Nightmare directed, written, and produced by cast member, Alex Wyse. (more...)

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