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BWW Interviews: Choreographers Patti Colombo and Karl Warden Thrill Maine Audiences
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jul 21, 2014

'I definitely have a choreographic style - much of what I do is ballet-based and athletic, but I was trained in the Jack Cole manner. My mentors, Ron Lewis, Ron Fields, were all Jack Cole people. I have a strong sense of jazz, true American jazz based in ballet.' The speaker is a petite, svelte, red-haired dynamo of energy and bubbly enthusiasm. Seated opposite me a few days before the opening of her latest theatrical endeavor, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at Maine State Music Theatre, director-choreographer Patti Colombo talks about her Maine debut and her other award-winning theatrical projects - among them, On the Town, West Side Story, Mask, L'il Abner, Peter Pan, Seussical, which have taken her to Broadway and around the world. (more...)

From Sea to Shining Sea- Where to Find the Brightest Stars at Regional Theaters This Summer!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 15, 2014

New York City is the place where stars flock to take their turns on the grandest stages in the world. Throughout the past year, Broadway has welcomed such film and television stars as Daniel Radcliffe, Patrick Stewart, Bryan Cranston, Debra Messing and Ian McKellen, as well as a slew of celebrated Broadway favorites such as Sutton Foster, Audra McDonald, Neil Patrick Harris and many more. The Great White Way isn't the only place for stars to shine on stage though. During the summer months, many cherished performers travel to regional theatres around the country to share their extraordinary talents with the rest of America. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a roundup of this summer's starriest productions at a theatre near you! (more...)

Jason Danieley, David Garrison & More Join Chita Rivera in Williamstown Theatre Festival's THE VISIT; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival Producer Stephen M. Kaus just announced the full cast and creative team for The Visit, which runs on the Main Stage from July 31 through August 17. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Nathan Tysen and Arthur Perlman Receive 24th Annual Kleban Awards!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 24, 2014

The Kleban Foundation's 24th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Nathan Tysen and the 24th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Arthur Perlman.The 2014 prizes were presented last night, June 23, 2014, in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI. BroadwayWorld was there for the celebration and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Nathan Tysen and Arthur Perlman Win 2014 Kleban Prizes for Musical Theatre; Ceremony Held Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

The Kleban Foundation's 24th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Nathan Tysen and the 24th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Arthur Perlman.The 2014 prizes will be presented tonight, June 23, 2014, in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/9/14 - Tonys Hangover, FIDDLER at Folksbiene, Lerner & Loewe, Broadway in Drag & More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 09, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: It's the day after the Tonys, and we're feeling it -- but it was worth it! There's still TONS of new content coming your way from Sunday evening's festivities. Plus, get your tickets to THE LAST SHIP, and celebrate FIDDLER, Lerner & Loewe, drag queens and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jessica Molaskey and John Pizzarelli at HELSINKI ON BROADWAY
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 08, 2014

Club Helsinki in association with SHOWSTOPPERS NY is proud to present some of Broadway's top performers on in a their series called HELSINKI ON BROADWAY. Jessica Molaskey and her Italian Quartet were featured Saturday evening and you can check out photos of Jessica and John Pizzarelli below. (more...)

Photo Flash: David Hyde Pierce and More Attend Alzheimer's Association's 2014 FORGET-ME-NOT Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

Members of New York City's philanthropic, business, health care and Alzheimer's communities joined forces on June 2nd at the annual "Forget-Me-Not" Gala, An Evening to End Alzheimer's hosted by the Alzheimer's Association, New York City Chapter. The Chapter raised $1.2 million at this year's event, which took place at The Pierre and was emceed by David Hyde Pierce, Tony Award winning actor and tireless advocate in the Alzheimer's community. The gala was chaired by Jeff Gitlin, Principal, Leader of PwC Health. Scroll down for a photo! (more...)

Kate Baldwin & Jason Danieley to Lead Broadway-Bound CAN CAN at Paper Mill Playhouse; Performances to Begin 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse will open its 2014-2015 season with the Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/3/14 - JUST JIM DALE Opens; IF/THEN, Ahrens & Flaherty Albums!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 03, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Roundabout's JUST JIM DALE opens off-Broadway tonight, and the IF/THEN cast recording hits shelves today, along with Ahrens & Flaherty's live album NICE FIGHTING YOU. (more...)

Anna Chlumsky, Jason Danieley, The Skivvies & More Join WTF's 2014 Season; Lauren Ambrose Withdraws from FOOL FOR LOVE with Chris Pine
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced additional casting on both the Main Stage and Nikos Stage as well as special events for the 2014 Season. On the Main Stage: Diana DiMarzio, Rick Holmes, and Timothy Shew join the WTF Resident Company, appearing in both June Moon and The Visit. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- Lilli Cooper Sings Paul Loesel & Scott Burkell's 'It's a Choice'
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 30, 2014

Today's featured songwriters are Paul Loesel and Scott Burkell. Here is the fabulous Lilli Cooper singing 'It's the Choice' from their new musical LMNOP at our 54 Below concert. (more...)

Actor Dominic Chianese to Receive Creative Leadership Award
by Movies News Desk - May 23, 2014

On Monday, June 2, 2014, the Alzheimer's Association, New York City Chapter will present actor Dominic Chianese with its Creative Leadership Award for his work as the founder of the “Joy Through Art” foundation (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the 64th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards
by Walter McBride - May 23, 2014

Broadway stars Billy Porter, Victoria Clark, Terrence Mann, Andrea Martin and Shuler Hensley served as gala award presenters at the 64th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards ceremony last night at the legendary Sardis Restaurant. In addition to being acclaimed stage performers, the stars are also former recipients of the esteemed Outer Critics Circle Award. Click here for the winners and check out photos of all the guests below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Salutes Susan Stroman at New Dramatists Gala!
by Walter McBride - May 23, 2014

NEW DRAMATISTS, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premiere playwright development workshop, just honored five-time Tony Award winning director/choreographer Susan Stroman with their 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award at its 65th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute. Among the Stroman collaborators offering tributes was Theatre World Award winning actor Jason Danieley (Next to Normal, Curtains, The Full Monty, Candide) and New York City Ballet's Tiler Peck performing a selection from Little Dancer, Taylor Mac performing a selection from The Last Two People on Earth, Tony nominee Marin Mazzie performing from Bullets Over Broadway; and Contact collaborator John Weidman, Karen Ziemba performing a selection from Crazy For You, and cast members from The Scottsboro Boys: John Cullum, Brandon Victor Dixon, Shavey Brown, Max Kumangai, James T. Lane, Deandre Leatherbury, J.C. Montgomery, Justin Prescott, Clinton Roane, and David Bazemore. The event co-chairs are Letty Aronson, Roy Furman, and Julian Schlossberg. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Head to Toe Fashions at the New Dramatists Gala!
by Walter McBride - May 23, 2014

NEW DRAMATISTS, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premiere playwright development workshop, just honored five-time Tony Award winning director/choreographer Susan Stroman with their 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award at its 65th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute. Among the Stroman collaborators offering tributes was Theatre World Award winning actor Jason Danieley (Next to Normal, Curtains, The Full Monty, Candide) and New York City Ballet's Tiler Peck performing a selection from Little Dancer, Taylor Mac performing a selection from The Last Two People on Earth, Tony nominee Marin Mazzie performing from Bullets Over Broadway; and Contact collaborator John Weidman, Karen Ziemba performing a selection from Crazy For You, and cast members from The Scottsboro Boys: John Cullum, Brandon Victor Dixon, Shavey Brown, Max Kumangai, James T. Lane, Deandre Leatherbury, J.C. Montgomery, Justin Prescott, Clinton Roane, and David Bazemore. The event co-chairs are Letty Aronson, Roy Furman, and Julian Schlossberg. (more...)

New Dramatists to Honor Susan Stroman at 65th Annual Spring Luncheon Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

NEW DRAMATISTS,Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premiere playwright development workshop, will honor five-time Tony Award winning director/choreographer Susan Stroman with their 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award at its 65th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute. The sold out event will be held tomorrow, today, May 22 at the New York Marriott Marquis. (more...)

Nathan Tysen and Arthur Perlman Win 2014 Kleban Prizes for Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2014

The Kleban Foundation just announced that the 24th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Nathan Tysen and the 24th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Arthur Perlman.The 2014 prizes will be presented on Monday, June 23, 2014, in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI. (more...)

BULLETS OVER BROADWAY's Marin Mazzie Visits DRESS UP! WITH GEORGE B. STYLE
by TV News Desk - May 01, 2014

In today's episode of Dress Up! with George B. Style, the STAGE17 series that goes behind the scenes with celebrity stylist George Brescia as he prepares Broadway's finest for opening nights and red carpet events, George styles three-time Tony nominee Marin Mazzie for the opening night celebration of Bullets Over Broadway at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This week's episode of Dress Up! with George B. Style is directed by Diana Basmajian. Check it out at http://stage17.tv/video/marin-mazzie! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Zach Braff, Marin Mazzie & BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Cast Celebrates Opening Night- Part 2
by Walter McBride - Apr 12, 2014

The world premiere production of the brand new musical comedy Bullets Over Broadway, written by Woody Allen and based on the screenplay by Allen and Douglas McGrath for the 1994 film opened last night at the St. James Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)

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