Jason Michael Webb News

Alliance Theatre, Actor's Express, Serenbe's OKLAHOMA! and More Among 2013-14 Suzi Bass Award Nominees; Ceremony Set for 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

The Suzi Bass Awards, Inc. revealed nominations for the 2013-2014 Atlanta professional theatrical season this evening to theatre patrons and industry artists. The Suzi Nomination Party, which rotates venues, was hosted this year by Actor's Express in the King Plow Arts Center of Atlanta. Guest announcers included performers Christy Baggett, Laura Cole, Danielle Deadwyler, and Tess Malis Kincaid. (more...)

Nicholas L. Ashe, Grantham Coleman and Jeremy Pope to Star in West Coast Premiere of CHOIR BOY at the Geffen This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse announces the complete cast for the West Coast premiere of Choir Boy. This new production -- featuring gospel music -- will highlight several performers from the Manhattan Theatre Club run. Nicholas L. Ashe and Grantham Coleman will join the previously announced Jeremy Pope. (more...)

Saycon Sengbloh to Make 54 Below with VINTAGE POP SOUL, 8/13 & 29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Saycon Sengbloh for the first time ever for two-nights of "Vintage Pop Soul" August 13 at 7pm and August 29 at 11pm. (more...)

Shoshana Bean, Gabrielle Stravelli & Matthew Scott Set for LEMPICKA Private Reading, 7/24-25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

A private reading of Lempicka, a new musical about the tumultuous life of art deco artist Tamara de Lempicka, will be presented July 24th and 25th in Manhattan. (more...)

Joshua Henry to Perform THIS IS THE LOVE at 54 Below, 2/10
by Hilary Kelly - Jan 24, 2014

Making his 54 Below debut, Joshua Henry (Porgy and Bess, The Scottboro Boys, American Idiot, In the Heights) will perform Broadway standards and his original songs under the music direction of Jason Michael Webb (Motown The Musical). Accompanied by Mariand Torres (The Comet of 1812) and a four piece band, Henry will present classic Broadway love songs and motown hits, as well as his own never before heard original music - all spun with a soulful twist. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MOTOWN Cast Dedicates Original Song to Valisia LeKae
by Stage Tube - Jan 13, 2014

As BoadwayWorld previously reported, Tony nominee Valisia LeKae recently announced that she would depart the cast of Broadway's MOTOWN because of an ovarian cancer diagnosis. To express their support of their castmate, the company united to perform a song written especially for her. 'I Am Here' was written by Julius Thomas III and arranged by Jason Michael Webb. Below, check out the song as performed by the cast of MOTOWN! (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Cast of THE LION KING Sings Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 21, 2013

Stars and casts from the current Broadway line-up have been busy in the studio, recording for the 2013 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 15. Singing traditional and original holiday songs, this annual holiday music CD benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive photos from The Lion King's recording session for 'The First Noel' with castmembers Derrick Davis, Michael Alexander Henry, Lawrence Alexander, Jaysin McCollum, Christopher Freeman, Gabriel Croom, Alan Wiggins, Mduduzi Madela and Jason Michael Webb. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Reveals His Holiday Dishlist for Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 20, 2013

Stars and casts from the current Broadway line-up have been busy in the studio, recording for the 2013 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 15. Singing traditional and original holiday songs, this annual holiday music CD benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive photos from Perez Hilton's recording session for 'Perez' 2013 Holiday Dishlist.' (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: MOTOWN Cast Decks the Halls for Carols for a Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 14, 2013

Stars and casts from the current Broadway line-up have been busy in the studio, recording for the 2013 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 15. Singing traditional and original holiday songs, this annual holiday music CD benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive photos from Motown's recording session for 'Deck the Halls/It's Christmastime/Come On Home' with castmembers Charl Brown, Jamie LaVerdiere, John Jellison, Donald Webber, Jr., Rebecca Covington, Sasha Hutchings, Sydney Morton and Jesse Nager. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: PIPPIN's Matthew James Thomas and Rachel Bay Jones Sing Cherry Tree Carols for a Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 16, 2013

Stars and casts from the current Broadway line-up have been busy in the studio, recording for the 2013 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 15. Singing traditional and original holiday songs, this annual holiday music CD benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive photos from Pippin's recording session for 'The Cherry Tree Carol' with castmembers Rachel Bay Jones and Matthew James Thomas. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Reeve Carney, Rebecca Faulkenberry & SPIDER-MAN Cast Sing Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 14, 2013

Stars and casts from the current Broadway line-up have been busy in the studio, recording for the 2013 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 15. Singing traditional and original holiday songs, this annual holiday music CD benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive photos from SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK's recording session for 'A Savior is Born' with castmembers Jason Michael Webb, Andros Rodriguez, Alex Stoll, Ari Loeb, Reeve Carney, Maxx Reed, Jamison Scott, Josh Sassanella, Michael Wilhoite, Jason Michael Webb , Ashley Adamek, Diana Calderazzo, Monette McKay, Whitney Sprayberry, Michelle Dawson, Kristen Faith Oei, Andros Rodriguez, Cass Christopher, and Rebecca Faulkenberry. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: MATILDA's Leading Ladies Record for Carols For A Cure!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 08, 2013

Stars and casts from the current Broadway line-up have been busy in the studio, recording for the 2013 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 15. Singing traditional and original holiday songs, this annual holiday music CD benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive photos from Matilda's recording session for 'Bring a Little Joy Into the World' with castmembers Betsy Struxness, Bailey Ryon, Beatrice Tulchin, Milly Shapiro, Clay Thomson, Colin Isreal, Ryan Steele, Heather Tepe, Lesli Margherita and Thayne Jasperson. (more...)

Perez Hilton Records Song for 2013 BROADWAY'S CAROLS FOR A CURE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 02, 2013

Celebrity gossip blogger and Broadway fan Perez Hilton is showing his support for the 2013 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 15, singing an original song called 'Perez's 2013 Holiday Dishlist," with music by Jason Michael Webb, and lyrics by Lynn Pinto and George Howe. Perez Hilton made his New York stage debut in 2012 in the comical off-Broadway revue "NEWSical the Musical." (more...)

Alliance Theatre Stages CHOIR BOY, Now thru 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

The Alliance Theatre has announced the American premiere of CHOIR BOY, a modern coming of age story by Tarell Alvin McCraney, winner of the 2008 Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition for his play In The Red and Brown Water. The American premiere of CHOIR BOY is co-produced by the Manhattan Theatre Club in New York, where CHOIR BOY opened earlier this month to outstanding reviews. The New York production has been extended twice due to popular demand and will close August 11. CHOIR BOY will run on the Hertz Stage at the Alliance Theatre September 20 - October 13, 2013. Opening night is Wednesday, September 25, 2013. (more...)

MTC's CHOIR BOY Enters Final Week of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club's sold out, critically acclaimed production of Tarell Alvin McCraney's CHOIR BOY begins its final week of performances tonight at 7:30 PM. The critically acclaimed play with gospel music directed by Trip Cullman currently plays at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street) through Sunday, August 11. When it ends its run on that date, the production will have played 17 preview and 47 regular performances. (more...)

Alliance Theatre to Stage CHOIR BOY, 9/20-10/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

The Alliance Theatre has announced the American premiere of CHOIR BOY, a modern coming of age story by Tarell Alvin McCraney, winner of the 2008 Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition for his play In The Red and Brown Water. The American premiere of CHOIR BOY is co-produced by the Manhattan Theatre Club in New York, where CHOIR BOY opened earlier this month to outstanding reviews. The New York production has been extended twice due to popular demand and will close August 11. CHOIR BOY will run on the Hertz Stage at the Alliance Theatre September 20 - October 13, 2013. Opening night is Wednesday, September 25, 2013. (more...)

Manhattan Theatre Club Extends CHOIR BOY Through August 11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club has extended Tarell Alvin McCraney's CHOIR BOY through August 11, it was announced today by Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director), Barry Grove (Executive Producer), and Mandy Greenfield. The critically acclaimed play with gospel music, directed by Trip Cullman, is currently playing at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). This is the final extension for the production as production prepares to move to Atlanta's Alliance Theatre. (more...)

CHOIR BOY's Chuck Cooper & Jeremy Pope Set for NY1 ON STAGE this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

Cast members Chuck Cooper and Jeremy Pope, from Manhattan Theatre Club's CHOIR BOY, will be appearing on NY1 'On Stage' this weekend, July 20 & 21. 'On Stage' airs Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 to 10:00 AM, and again from 7:30 to 8:00 PM It repeats on Tuesdays from 12:30 to 1:00 AM. (more...)

Stars of MTC's CHOIR BOY to Appear on WCSB2's EYE ON NEW YORK Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2013

Cast members Jeremy Pope and Wallace Smith, from Manhattan Theatre Club's Choir Boy, will be appearing on WCSB2 'Eye on New York' today, Sunday, July 14. 'EYE ON NEW YORK' airs locally on Sundays at 6:30am on WCBS2. (more...)

Stars of MTC's CHOIR BOY to Appear on WCSB2's EYE ON NEW YORK, 7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2013

Cast members Jeremy Pope and Wallace Smith, from Manhattan Theatre Club's CHOIR BOY, will be appearing on WCSB2 "Eye on New York" this Sunday, July 14. "EYE ON NEW YORK" airs locally on Sundays at 6:30am on WCBS2. (more...)

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