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BWW TV: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS in Performance!BWW TV: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS in Performance!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 27, 2010

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, the exhilarating new Kander & Ebb musical, is now in previews at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). Opening Night is Sunday, October 31. Click below for a first look at the BOYS onstage! (more...)

Chita Rivera to be Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award at NYMF Awards Gala, 11/14Chita Rivera to be Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award at NYMF Awards Gala, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2010

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) announced today that Broadway icon Chita Rivera will be honored with their 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Seventh Season Awards Gala taking place on Sunday, November 14th at The Hudson Theatre (145 W. 44th Street) beginning at 6:00pm. Winner of two TonyŽ Awards and nominated for an additional seven TonyŽ Awards, Chita was recently seen on Broadway in The Dancer's Life, which celebrated her career and NINE which co-starred Antonio Banderas. (more...)

NYMF Announces 2010 Award Winners!NYMF Announces 2010 Award Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2010

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) will honor producers Barry and Fran Weissler (Chicago, Wonderful Town, La Cage Aux Folles, Scottsboro Boys) and the winners of the NYMF 2010 Awards for Excellence at the Seventh Season Awards Gala taking place on Sunday, November 14th at The Hudson Theatre (145 W. 44th Street) beginning at 6:00pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS on BroadwayPhoto Flash: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2010

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, the exhilarating new Kander & Ebb musical, is now in previews at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). Opening Night is Sunday, October 31 (more...)

Chenoweth to Perform at 9 Previously Announced Absences in PROMISESChenoweth to Perform at 9 Previously Announced Absences in PROMISES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2010

The producers of PROMISES, PROMISES are thrilled to announce that Tony and Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth will now be performing during 9 previously announced absences from the hit musical. Due to new scheduling conflicts Kristin Chenoweth will be performing in PROMISES, PROMISES from Tuesday, October 19 through Wednesday, October 27. (more...)

Chenoweth to Perform at 9 Previously Announced Absences in PROMISES, PROMISESChenoweth to Perform at 9 Previously Announced Absences in PROMISES, PROMISES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2010

The producers of PROMISES, PROMISES announced that Tony and Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth will now be performing during 9 previously announced absences from the hit musical. Due to new scheduling conflicts Kristin Chenoweth will be performing in PROMISES, PROMISES from Tuesday, October 19 through Wednesday, October 27. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: SCOTTSBORO BOYS Reveals New TV Commercial!STAGE TUBE: SCOTTSBORO BOYS Reveals New TV Commercial!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 15, 2010

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS began previews on October 7 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). In anticipation of its October 31 opening night, the production team has just released the latest television spot for the show. Click below for a first look! (more...)

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Cast Recording Released TodayTHE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Cast Recording Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2010

The original cast recording for THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS , the exhilarating new Kander & Ebb musical, has been released today on JAY Records. (more...)

SCOTTSBORO BOYS Cast Album Gets 10/12 ReleaseSCOTTSBORO BOYS Cast Album Gets 10/12 Release
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2010

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS will open on Broadway on Sunday, October 31 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). Previews will begin on Thursday, October 7. Prior to Broadway, THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS is playing a limited engagement at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, MN. The production opened on July 31 and runs through September 25 on the McGuire Proscenium Stage. (more...)

Molly Shannon Joins PROMISES, PROMISES for 11 Weeks Starting Oct. 12thMolly Shannon Joins PROMISES, PROMISES for 11 Weeks Starting Oct. 12th
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2010

'Saturday Night Live' alumnus and 'Superstar' Molly Shannon will make her Broadway debut in the smash hit musical comedy PROMISES, PROMISES as Marge MacDougall for a limited 11 week run from Tuesday, October 12, 2010 through Sunday, December 26, 2010. This new production of PROMISES, PROMISES, directed and choreographed by Tony and Emmy Award winner Rob Ashford with Neil Simon's funny and touching book and Burt Bacharach and Hal David's hit-packed score, began previews at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) Saturday, March 27, 2010, and opened on Sunday, April 25, 2010. (more...)

Brent Barrett Revisits 'Billy Flynn' in CHICAGO, 10/11Brent Barrett Revisits 'Billy Flynn' in CHICAGO, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2010

Brent Barrett will revisit his role as Billy Flynn in CHICAGO for a limited engagement extending from October 11 through November 21. He joins a cast that includes other recent returns; Charlotte d'Amboise as Roxie Hart, original cast member Leigh Zimmerman as Velma Kelly and Roz Ryan as 'Mama' Morton. (more...)

Finneran Announces Pregnancy; Departs PROMISES Oct. 10, 2010Finneran Announces Pregnancy; Departs PROMISES Oct. 10, 2010
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2010

It has been a banner year for PROMISES, PROMISES' Katie Finneran. Her critically acclaimed performance as Marge MacDougall in the smash hit musical comedy PROMISES, PROMISES swept the 2010 awards season winning her the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Circle Award. On Sunday, August 22, Ms. Finneran married long time companion Darren Goldstein (Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson), and now the couple has announced that they are expecting a child this winter. It is with best wishes that the producers of PROMISES, PROMISES announced today that Tony Award winner Katie Finneran will play her final performance in the smash hit musical comedy on Sunday, October 10, 2010. This new production of PROMISES, PROMISES, directed and choreographed by Tony and Emmy Award winner Rob Ashford with Neil Simon's funny and touching book and Burt Bacharach and Hal David's hit-packed score, began previews at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) Saturday, March 27, 2010, and opened on Sunday, April 25, 2010. Casting for Broadway's next Marge MacDougall will be announced shortly. (more...)

Brent Barrett Revisits 'Billy Flynn' in CHICAGO, 10/11Brent Barrett Revisits 'Billy Flynn' in CHICAGO, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2010

Brent Barrett will revisit his role as Billy Flynn in CHICAGO for a limited engagement extending from October 11 through November 21. He joins a cast that includes other recent returns; Charlotte d'Amboise as Roxie Hart, original cast member Leigh Zimmerman as Velma Kelly and Roz Ryan as 'Mama' Morton. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Meets the PressPhoto Coverage: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Meets the Press
by Walter McBride - Oct 7, 2010

Yesterday, October 6, THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS company, including with legendary musical theatre composer John Kander, Tony and Emmy-nominated book writer David Thompson, five-time Tony Award-winning director/choreographer Susan Stroman, and the acclaimed cast met the press in anticipation of their Broadway opening this fall. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the meet and greet and brings you photo coverage below! (more...)

Rose & Broadway Stars Team for American Friends of Rabin Medical Center Gala, 11/1Rose & Broadway Stars Team for American Friends of Rabin Medical Center Gala, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2010

This year's American Friends of Rabin Medical Center 'Best Of Israel / Best Of New York' Gala is shaping up to be an unforgettable evening. With Charlie Rose hosting for his 2nd year, the annual fundraising gala is being held in the newly renovated Empire Ballroom at the Grand Hyatt New York on Monday, November 1, 2010. Over 600 people will be in attendance, including diplomats, civic, business, medical and philanthropic leaders of their respective industries. Peter Riguardi, President of Jones Lang LaSalle is joining the gala as the dinner honoree. (more...)

SCOTTSBORO BOYS Announces Student RushSCOTTSBORO BOYS Announces Student Rush
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2010

The producers of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, the exhilarating new Kander & Ebb musical, are pleased to announce a student rush policy. THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS begins previews on Thursday at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). Opening night is Sunday, October 31. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Ellen DeGeneres Backstage at PROMISES, PROMISES STAGE TUBE: Ellen DeGeneres Backstage at PROMISES, PROMISES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 2, 2010

On September 7, Ellen DeGeneres made an appearance in Broadway's PROMISES, PROMISES alongside Kristin Chenoweth and Sean Hayes. In the video below, DeGeneres visits backstage at the Broadway Theatre before her big debut. DeGeneres visited Chenoweth's dressing room where she met her dog, Maddie before being joined by Sean Hayes to practice breathing exercises with Hayes. DeGeneres then took the stage with the rest of the PROMISES, PROMISES cast to practice her singing. (more...)

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Nominated For Four AUDELCO AwardsTHE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Nominated For Four AUDELCO Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2010

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, the exhilarating new Kander & Ebb musical, has been nominated for four AUDELCO Awards for Excellence in Black Theatre. (more...)

Video: See Ellen DeGeneres in PROMISES, PROMISES!Video: See Ellen DeGeneres in PROMISES, PROMISES!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2010

As reported previously, Ellen Degeneres made a surprise cameo in PROMISES, PROMISES September 7, performing alongside Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth. Footage from her surprise performance aired September 15 on the season premiere of her show on NBC. The clips have hit the internet today! Click here to watch her spot. (more...)

SCOTTSBORO BOYS Plays Final Performances at the GuthrieSCOTTSBORO BOYS Plays Final Performances at the Guthrie
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2010

The Broadway bound production of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS will conclude its run at the Guthrie Theater on September 25, 2010, following an eight-week engagement that has played to full houses and standing ovations every night. Lauded by critics and audiences as a daring and wildly entertaining musical that explores a fascinating chapter in American history with brilliant originality, this thrilling final collaboration by musical theater giants JOHN KANDER and FRED EBB continues to spark community conversation well beyond the final bows. (more...)

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