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Tony Bennett to Receive Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular SongTony Bennett to Receive Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden today announced that Tony Bennett is the next recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Alice Ripley, Christiane Noll & More Sing the Musicals of the Last Decade at Broadway By The YearPhoto Coverage: Alice Ripley, Christiane Noll & More Sing the Musicals of the Last Decade at Broadway By The Year
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 20, 2017

Tony Award winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal), Erin Davie (Sunday in the Park with George, Side Show, Grey Gardens) and Drama Desk honoree Danny Gardner (Dames at Sea) will join Tony Award nominees Brandon Uranowitz (Falsettos, An American in Paris) and Christiane Noll (Ragtime, Chaplin, Jekyll & Hyde)  two-time Nightlife Award winner Scott Coulter  and more took part in for Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series last night. (more...)

COME FROM AWAY, GREAT COMET, ANASTASIA & More Join the 2017 Broadway in Bryant Park Line-Up!COME FROM AWAY, GREAT COMET, ANASTASIA & More Join the 2017 Broadway in Bryant Park Line-Up!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The best of Broadway will perform for FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with '106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park 2017' - a lunchtime series on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by LITE FM's on-air personalities, the 17th annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through Thursday, August 10. (more...)

Alix Korey, Marilyn Sokol, and More in THE JOYS? OF BEING YIDDISH Industry Reading at New42Alix Korey, Marilyn Sokol, and More in THE JOYS? OF BEING YIDDISH Industry Reading at New42
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

The industry reading of the new play, The Joys? of Being Yiddish, will be presented on Friday, June 9th at 10:45am and 2:00pm at The New 42 Rehearsal Studios (Studio 9A), 229 W. 42nd Street. (more...)

Kyle Scatliffe Joins A BROADWAY MUSICAL at Feinstein's/54 BelowKyle Scatliffe Joins A BROADWAY MUSICAL at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The Color Purple's Kyle Scatliffe will be joining Feinstein's/54 Below's concert presentation of Charles Strouse and Lee Adams' A BROADWAY MUSICAL on Sunday July 16th, at 7pm and 9:30pm. (more...)

Carole Demas and Sarah Rice to Celebrate Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt in THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOVECarole Demas and Sarah Rice to Celebrate Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt in THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Broadway veterans Carole Demas, who originated the role of Sandy in Grease, and Sarah Rice, who originated the role of Johanna in Sweeney Todd, have teamed up to celebrate the music of Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, composers of THE FANTASTICKS, 110 IN THE SHADE, I DO! I DO! and more. Demas and Rice have based their show on their 50 years of work and personal relationships with Jones and Schmidt.  (more...)

Broadway's Phillipa Soo to Perform on PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH; John Stamos to HostBroadway's Phillipa Soo to Perform on PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH; John Stamos to Host
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Emmy Award-nominated actor and producer John Stamos (FULLER HOUSE, SCREAM QUEENS) is set to host the 37th annual edition of PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH, broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse's MARY POPPINS  Celebrates Opening Night!Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse's MARY POPPINS Celebrates Opening Night!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 30, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award is currently presenting the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film with original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, new songs and additional music and lyrics byGeorge Stiles and Anthony Drewe, and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. BroadwayWorld was there to capture the cast on opening night! (more...)

Tituss Burgess to Host 2017 STARS IN THE ALLEY Concert this FridayTituss Burgess to Host 2017 STARS IN THE ALLEY Concert this Friday
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

STARS IN THE ALLEY has just announced that stage and screen actor Tituss Burgess will host the free outdoor concert that will take place on Friday, June 2 at 1 PM in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief May 30th, 2017 - ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, Dr. Ruth at INDECENT and More!BWW Morning Brief May 30th, 2017 - ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, Dr. Ruth at INDECENT and More!
by Jessica Khan - May 30, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: A new stage adaptation of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES starts Off-Broadway, and Dr. Ruth Westheimer speaks after this evening's performance of INDECENT! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Josh Young, Christina Bianco & More Celebrate BROADWAY BY THE YEAR: 1997-2006Photo Coverage: Josh Young, Christina Bianco & More Celebrate BROADWAY BY THE YEAR: 1997-2006
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 23, 2017

Tony Award nominee Josh Young (Jesus Christ Superstar), Drama Desk Award nominees Christina Bianco and Farah Alvin, Brian Charles Rooney (The Threepenny Opera), Maxine Linehan, Jeremy Benton and the Broadway by the Year Chorus appeared at Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series last night, May 22, for 'The Broadway Musicals of 1997-2007,' which highlighted the music of Stephen Schwartz, Jason Robert Brown, Adam Guettel, Elton John & Tim Rice, Stephen Sondheim, Frank Wildhorn and more. BroadwayWorld has photos from the performances below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Paul Byrom Kicks off SUMMER FROM DUBLIN Tour at Rory Dolan'sPhoto Coverage: Paul Byrom Kicks off SUMMER FROM DUBLIN Tour at Rory Dolan's
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 23, 2017

Last night at Rory Dolan's in Yonkers, NY Tenor Paul Byrom performed and Broadwayworld.com was there to capture the event. One of Ireland's premier tenors, Paul Byrom, will perform at Rory Dolan's on Sunday, May 21 as part of his 12-city "Summer from Dublin" tour. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Andrea Burns, Cady Huffman, Christine Pedi and More Take the Stage in Project Shaw's PRESS CUTTINGSPhoto Coverage: Andrea Burns, Cady Huffman, Christine Pedi and More Take the Stage in Project Shaw's PRESS CUTTINGS
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 23, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continued its 12th Season with its 123rd concert presentation, Shaw's two one-act comedies Press Cuttings and Dark Lady of the Sonnets, last night, May 22, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). BroadwayWorld has photos from the show below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Backstage with Christina Bianco, Stephanie D'Abruzzo,  Josh Young and More at BROADWAY BY THE YEARPhoto Coverage: Backstage with Christina Bianco, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Josh Young and More at BROADWAY BY THE YEAR
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 23, 2017

Tony Award nominees Stephanie D'Abruzzo and Josh Young (Jesus Christ Superstar), Drama Desk Award nominees Christina Bianco and Farah Alvin, Brian Charles Rooney (The Threepenny Opera), Maxine Linehan, Jeremy Benton and the Broadway by the Year Chorus appeared at Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series last night, May 22, for 'The Broadway Musicals of 1997-2007,' which highlighted the music of Stephen Schwartz, Jason Robert Brown, Adam Guettel, Elton John & Tim Rice, Stephen Sondheim, Frank Wildhorn and more. BroadwayWorld has photos from backstage below! (more...)

Celtic Thunder's Paul Byrom to Perform at Rory Dolan'sCeltic Thunder's Paul Byrom to Perform at Rory Dolan's
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Dubbed 'Ireland's Premier Young Tenor' by the Irish American News, Paul Byrom of Celtic Thunder will perform in concert at Rory Dolans, 890 McLean Avenue, Yonkers, NY, on Sunday May 21, 2017. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of OKLAHOMA! Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Coverage: The Cast of OKLAHOMA! Celebrates Opening Night
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 14, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater's OKLAHOMA! is now open! Performances run now through Sunday, June 25, 2017. Take a look at the cast celebrating opening night below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of OKLAHOMA! at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Take Opening Night BowsPhoto Coverage: The Cast of OKLAHOMA! at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Take Opening Night Bows
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 14, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater's OKLAHOMA! is now open! Performances run now through Sunday, June 25, 2017. Take a look at the cast taking their opening night bows below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Red Carpet Arrivals at Primary Stages SPRING FLING CeremonyPhoto Coverage: Red Carpet Arrivals at Primary Stages SPRING FLING Ceremony
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 13, 2017

Primary Stages' 2017 Spring Fling celebrated the 10th Anniversary of the Einhorn School of Performing Arts this week with an event which honored Broadway composer Jeanine Tesori with the Einhorn Mentorship Award. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primary Stages Honors Tony Winner Jeanine Tesori at the SPRING FLING Award CeremonyPhoto Coverage: Primary Stages Honors Tony Winner Jeanine Tesori at the SPRING FLING Award Ceremony
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 13, 2017

Primary Stages' 2017 Spring Fling celebrated the 10th Anniversary of the Einhorn School of Performing Arts this week with an event which honored Broadway composer Jeanine Tesori with the Einhorn Mentorship Award. Additional honorees from the ESPA community were also celebrated at the event, including Tanya Barfield, Jimmy Carbone, and Cusi Cram. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Producer Mike Isaacson Awarded Commercial Theatre Institute's Robert Whitehead AwardPhoto Coverage: Producer Mike Isaacson Awarded Commercial Theatre Institute's Robert Whitehead Award
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 10, 2017

This afternoon, Tony Award winning producer Mike Isaacson (The Humans, Fun Home, Bring it On The Musical, Red, Legally Blonde, Caroline or Change) received the Commercial Theatre Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for Outstanding Achievement in Commercial Theatre Producing.  (more...)

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