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Harriet Harris, Estelle Parsons, Molly Ringwald and More to Take Part in Primary Stages' 2016 Gala Honoring Horton FooteHarriet Harris, Estelle Parsons, Molly Ringwald and More to Take Part in Primary Stages' 2016 Gala Honoring Horton Foote
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Primary Stages announced today that the Primary Stages 2016 Gala will celebrate the Horton Foote Centennial on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 6:30 pm. The event, which will be held at 583 Park Avenue, will be chaired by Charles Davis, Hallie Foote, David Richenthal and Michael Wilson. (more...)

Photo Coverage: It's Puppy Love- Go Inside 18th Annual Broadway Barks!Photo Coverage: It's Puppy Love- Go Inside 18th Annual Broadway Barks!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Aug 1, 2016

BROADWAY BARKS just held their 18th annual star-studded dog and cat adoption event to benefit New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies. Founded by Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore, Broadway Barks featured a slew of celebrities from the hottest shows on Broadway. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: THE HUMANS Moves to the SchoenfeldUp on the Marquee: THE HUMANS Moves to the Schoenfeld
by Walter McBride - Jul 28, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, on the heels of winning four Tony Awards including Best Play,The Humans will move into Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) to extend its limited run. The Humans will play its first performance in its new home on Tuesday, August 9. It played its final performance at the Helen Hayes Theatre on July 24, and is in the midst of a two-week hiatus to allow for the move. As previously announced, the Hayes is set to undergo significant renovations beginning in August. CLICK HERE to find out how the show will make the switch! (more...)

Stars of HAMILTON, AN ACT OF GOD, FULLY COMMITTED, WAITRESS and More Set for 2016 BROADWAY BARKSStars of HAMILTON, AN ACT OF GOD, FULLY COMMITTED, WAITRESS and More Set for 2016 BROADWAY BARKS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

BROADWAY BARKS announces their 18th annual star-studded dog and cat adoption event to benefit New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Moving House- How a Tony-Winning Play Switches TheatresBWW Exclusive: Moving House- How a Tony-Winning Play Switches Theatres
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 24, 2016

Broadway shows changing houses is not a totally uncommon thing, though it has happened just a handful of times over the past few years. In 2013, Mamma Mia! packed up at the Winter Garden to continue its run at the Broadhurst Theatre. Rock of Ages moved three blocks from the Brooks Atkinson to the Helen Hayes in 2011. Before that, such shows as The 39 Steps, August: Osage County, The Lion King, and Chicago did the same. So what exactly goes into moving from Broadway's smallest theatre to a 1093-seat house? (Hint: Despite the show's apartment-style set, it's more than just cardboard boxes and a U-Haul.) Stage Manager Billy Barnes explains: (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ben Platt, Benj Pasek & More Stand Up for Freedom at NYCLU Benefit ConcertPhoto Coverage: Ben Platt, Benj Pasek & More Stand Up for Freedom at NYCLU Benefit Concert
by Jennifer Broski - Jul 19, 2016

The New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York State affiliate of the ACLU, just presented its annual benefit concert. 'Broadway Stands Up for Freedom', which featured performances by some of Broadway's finest (more...)

Ben Platt, Whitney Bashor & More Join NYCLU's Annual BROADWAY STANDS UP FOR FREEDOM Benefit LineupBen Platt, Whitney Bashor & More Join NYCLU's Annual BROADWAY STANDS UP FOR FREEDOM Benefit Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

The New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York State affiliate of the ACLU, announced today a star-studded lineup of performers for its annual benefit concert. "Broadway Stands Up for Freedom" will boast performances by some of Broadway's finest on Monday, July 18, at the NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place). Tickets are now on sale at http://nyuskirball.org/calendar/nyclu2016.  (more...)

Breaking News: Tony-Winning THE HUMANS Will Move to the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre to Extend RunBreaking News: Tony-Winning THE HUMANS Will Move to the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre to Extend Run
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that, on the heels of winning four Tony Awards including Best Play, The Humans will move into Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) to extend its limited run. The Humans will play its first performance in its new home on Tuesday, August 9. It will play its final performance at the Helen Hayes Theatre on Sunday, July 24, and then take a two-week hiatus to allow for the move. As previously announced, the Hayes is set to undergo significant renovations beginning in August. (more...)

Bernadette Peters & Gloria Estefan Will Host 18th Annual BROADWAY BARKS in JulyBernadette Peters & Gloria Estefan Will Host 18th Annual BROADWAY BARKS in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

BROADWAY BARKS has announced their 18th annual star-studded dog and cat adoption event to benefit New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies. (more...)

Erich Bergen, Jennifer Simard, Jayne Houdyshell & More Will Perform at NYCLU's Annual BROADWAY STANDS UP FOR FREEDOM Benefit ConcertErich Bergen, Jennifer Simard, Jayne Houdyshell & More Will Perform at NYCLU's Annual BROADWAY STANDS UP FOR FREEDOM Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

The New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York State affiliate of the ACLU, announced today a star-studded lineup of performers for its annual benefit concert. (more...)

BWW Blog: Christopher Panella - James Corden is Right, This COULD Be You!BWW Blog: Christopher Panella - James Corden is Right, This COULD Be You!
by Guest Blogger: Christopher Panella - Jun 15, 2016

?WARNING: I am assuming that if you are reading this blog, you have watched the 70th Tony Awards this past Sunday. If you have not, are you even a theatre kid? (more...)

Fox Theatricals Brings Home Tony Award as a Producer of THE HUMANSFox Theatricals Brings Home Tony Award as a Producer of THE HUMANS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

St. Louis' own Fox Theatricals received a 2016 Tony® Award as a producer of THE HUMANS, a new Broadway play by Stephan Karam.  THE HUMANS received a total of four 2016 Tony nominations:  Best Play,  Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Reed Birney), Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Jayne Houdyshell) and Best Scenic Design of a Play (David Zinn).  The show received additional nominations for Best Lighting Design of a Play (Justin Townsend) and Best Direction of a Play (Joe Mantello). (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Stars Party Hard at the 2016 Tony Awards Gala!Photo Coverage: The Stars Party Hard at the 2016 Tony Awards Gala!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 13, 2016

THE 70TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, aired live from the Beacon Theatre, last night Sunday, June 12 on the CBS Television Network. After the ceremony is when the real fun started though, as most of the evening's celebrity guests headed to the annual Tonys Gala at the Plaza Hotel. BroadwayWorld was there for the special celebration and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Highlights from the 70th Annual TONY AWARDS - Part IIIPhoto Flash: Highlights from the 70th Annual TONY AWARDS - Part III
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

THE 70TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS aired live from the Beacon Theatre last night on the CBSTelevision Network. Below, check out photo highlights from last night's ceremony! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2016 Tony Award Winners!Photo Coverage: Meet the 2016 Tony Award Winners!
by Walter McBride - Jun 13, 2016

Below, BroadwayWorld has photos from the winners room, including Jayne Houdyshell, Paper Mill Playhouse's Todd Schmidt and Mark S. Hoebee and many more to come! (more...)

THE HUMANS Wins 2016 Tony Award for Best PlayTHE HUMANS Wins 2016 Tony Award for Best Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company's THE HUMANS has won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Play. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 2016 Tony Awards Red Carpet Arrivals - Part 3Photo Coverage: 2016 Tony Awards Red Carpet Arrivals - Part 3
by Walter McBride - Jun 12, 2016

The stars are shining on tonight's red carpet, and BroadwayWorld's got a first look - check out the third batch of arrivals below, including James Corden, Judith Light, Danny Burstein, Jane Krakowski, Zachary Levi, Lin-Manuel Miranda and more! (more...)

2016 Tony Awards - He/She Said What?! Relive the Acceptance Speeches: Updating LIVE!2016 Tony Awards - He/She Said What?! Relive the Acceptance Speeches: Updating LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2016

As part of BroadwayWorld's expansive coverage of the 70th Annual Tony Awards, we are providing the full text of all of the 2016 Tony Award acceptance speeches; from the emotional to the bizarre, and everything in between. Keep up with all of the winners' speeches on our continuously updated list below. (more...)

THE HUMANS' Jayne Houdyshell Wins 2016 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress - PlayTHE HUMANS' Jayne Houdyshell Wins 2016 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress - Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2016

Jayne Houdyshell has won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play for her role of Deirdre Blake in Roundabout Theatre Company's THE HUMANS. (more...)

THE HUMANS' David Zinn Wins 2016 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a PlayTHE HUMANS' David Zinn Wins 2016 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2016

David Zinn has won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Play for Roundabout Theatre Company's THE HUMANS.  (more...)

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