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Choreographer Camille A. Brown On Translating the Body Language of CABIN IN THE SKYChoreographer Camille A. Brown On Translating the Body Language of CABIN IN THE SKY
by Michael Dale - Feb 5, 2016

The Encores! production will replicate the style of the era, rather than the style as represented by the white-controlled entertainment of the era. (more...)

Breaking News: Casey Nicholaw Will Helm World Premiere of THE PROM at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre!Breaking News: Casey Nicholaw Will Helm World Premiere of THE PROM at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

THE PROM, a hilarious new musical directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (Tuck Everlasting, Something Rotten!, The Book of Mormon), will have its world premiere at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre in August 2016.  (more...)

The Greene Space to Live-Stream Encores! Unscripted Event with Sheldon Harnick, Jeanine Tesori and MoreThe Greene Space to Live-Stream Encores! Unscripted Event with Sheldon Harnick, Jeanine Tesori and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Watch it live! New York City Center and The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC will live-stream the upcoming City Center Encores! Unscripted event on Monday, December 14 at 7pm at thegreespace.org. (more...)

Leslie Odom, Jr., Jeanine Tesori, Jason Robert Brown & More Set for New ENCORES! Unscripted SeriesLeslie Odom, Jr., Jeanine Tesori, Jason Robert Brown & More Set for New ENCORES! Unscripted Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

Arlene Shuler, New York City Center President & CEO, today announced that City Center will partner with The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC to expand the reach of the Tony-honored Encores! series with a new live-streamed series of conversations and performances about the glorious, complicated legacy of the Broadway musical. City Center Encores! Unscripted at The Greene Space at WNYC will go beyond the "talkback"-and beyond nostalgia-for a smart, unsentimental look at how musicals have reflected and shaped American life. (more...)

Encores! LADY, BE GOOD! Recording, Featuring Tommy Tune & More, Out TodayEncores! LADY, BE GOOD! Recording, Featuring Tommy Tune & More, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

This year's New York City Center Encores! production of LADY, BE GOOD!, featuring Tommy Tune and more, is out in stores and online today, November 13, 2015. To order the CD, visit www.sh-k-boom.com/ladybegood. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

MotorCity Casino Hotel is proud to welcome the Broadway Musical Revue Smokey Joe's Cafe to Sound Board on Thursday, February 25 at 8:00pm; Friday, February 26 at 8:00pm; Saturday, February 27 at 3:00pm; and Sunday, February 28, 2015 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Megan Hilty Stars in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN Tonight in Concert at Encores!Megan Hilty Stars in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN Tonight in Concert at Encores!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

New York City Center presents Irving Berlin's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN: IN CONCERT starring Megan Hilty tonight, October 27, and tomorrow, October 28, at 7:30pm. Tonight's performance is part of City Center's annual Gala. (more...)

Breaking News: Andy Karl, Chuck Cooper, Judy Kaye, Brad Oscar, and Ron Raines Join Megan Hilty in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN; Second Performance Added!Breaking News: Andy Karl, Chuck Cooper, Judy Kaye, Brad Oscar, and Ron Raines Join Megan Hilty in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN; Second Performance Added!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

New York City Center adds second performance of Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun: In Concert starring Megan Hilty on Wednesday, October 28 at 7:30pm. The previously announced performance on October 27 is part of City Center's annual Gala. Three years after starring in the Encores! production of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Megan Hilty returns to City Center as Annie Oakley in this concert staging of Irving Berlin's classic 1946 musical. Hilty will be joined by a Tony-honored cast including Andy Karl, Chuck Cooper, Judy Kaye, Brad Oscar, and Ron Raines. (more...)

Encores! Takes Inspiration from Broadway's HAMILTON, Seeks 'Multi-Ethnic' Cast for 1776Encores! Takes Inspiration from Broadway's HAMILTON, Seeks 'Multi-Ethnic' Cast for 1776
by Jessica Khan - Sep 22, 2015

Encores! is taking some forward-thinking inspiration from Lin-Manuel Miranda's HAMILTON for its upcoming production of the Tony-winning musical 1776. (more...)

Encores! LADY, BE GOOD! Recording, Featuring Tommy Tune & More, Out Digitally TodayEncores! LADY, BE GOOD! Recording, Featuring Tommy Tune & More, Out Digitally Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

This year's New York City Center Encores! production of LADY, BE GOOD!, featuring Tommy Tune and more, releases a cast recording on digital today, September 18, plus scroll down for a listen! (more...)

First Listen! Encores! LADY, BE GOOD! Recording, Featuring Tommy Tune & More, Out This WeekFirst Listen! Encores! LADY, BE GOOD! Recording, Featuring Tommy Tune & More, Out This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

This year's New York City Center Encores! production of LADY, BE GOOD!, featuring Tommy Tune and more, is getting a cast recording, and BroadwayWorld has a first listen below! (more...)

Pacific Northwest Ballet, Free Concerts and More Set for New York City Center's Spring 2016 Dance LineupPacific Northwest Ballet, Free Concerts and More Set for New York City Center's Spring 2016 Dance Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

New York City Center today announced three diverse dance engagements which complete programming for the 2015-16 season. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/9-5/10/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/9-5/10/2015
by - May 10, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, May 10, 2015 - Sunday, May 10, 2015. (more...)

Breaking News: Encores! 2016 Season to Feature CABIN IN THE SKY, 1776, DO I HEAR A WALTZ?Breaking News: Encores! 2016 Season to Feature CABIN IN THE SKY, 1776, DO I HEAR A WALTZ?
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2015

The 2016 season of New York City Center's Tony-honored Encores!series will open with Cabin in the Sky on February 10–14, 2016, followed by 1776 and Do I Hear a Waltz?. Jack Viertel is the artistic director of Encores!; Rob Berman is its music director. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside the 7th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition!Photo Coverage: Go Inside the 7th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - May 6, 2015

Jujamcyn Theaters and True Colors Theatre Company just presented the 7th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). The event, which is free and open to the public, features high school students from Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, Portland and Seattle performing monologues by the late, legendary American playwright. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special event below! (more...)

BWW Reviews:  Encores! Mounts LADY, BE GOOD! With Style and PanacheBWW Reviews: Encores! Mounts LADY, BE GOOD! With Style and Panache
by Michael Dale - Feb 7, 2015

Tommy Tune returns to the New York stage in a splendid concert production. (more...)

AFTER MIDNIGHT, Staged by Warren Carlyle, Heads Out to Sea This Fall!AFTER MIDNIGHT, Staged by Warren Carlyle, Heads Out to Sea This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that After Midnight will headline in the Escape Theatre on their newest and largest ship ever-Norwegian Escape. (more...)

What Happens in Vegas... Meet the Full Cast of HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, Opening Tonight on Broadway!What Happens in Vegas... Meet the Full Cast of HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Jan 15, 2015

Honeymoon in Vegas, the eagerly anticipated new musical comedy with book by Blazing Saddles and Fletch writer Andrew Bergman and score by three-time Tony Award-winner Jason Robert Brown, opens tonight, January 15, at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast and watch interviews with the stars! (more...)

Stanford Makishi Named VP of Programing at NY City CenterStanford Makishi Named VP of Programing at NY City Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Arlene Shuler, President & CEO of New York City Center, today announced the appointment of Stanford Makishi to the newly created senior position of Vice President of Programming. Beginning in January 2015, Makishi will oversee City Center's artistic planning and work toward expanding its performance season. (more...)

Kate Baldwin, Kelli O'Hara, Laura Osnes & Steven Pasquale Set for 'Encores! Celebrates Rodgers, Hammerstein & Hart' Gala TonightKate Baldwin, Kelli O'Hara, Laura Osnes & Steven Pasquale Set for 'Encores! Celebrates Rodgers, Hammerstein & Hart' Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

Encores! Celebrates Rodgers and Hammerstein and Hart, New York City Center's annual Gala tonight, October 27, 2014, will feature the music and lyrics of Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, and Lorenz Hart, sung by some of Broadway's finest talent, includingKate Baldwin, Kelli O'Hara, Laura Osnes, Steven Pasquale, and Paulo Szot, and with dance performances by Irina Dvorovenko, Chase Finlay, Jared Grimes, and Lauren Lovette. (more...)

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