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ICYMI: BroadwayWorld's Mega-Roundup of All Things Tony Awards!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 10, 2014

Now that we've all had a sufficient amount of time to recover from the excitement of the big night, treat yourself today to some highlights from ALL of the festivities. Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a Mega-Roundup of 2014 Tonys coverage! (more...)

Photo Flash: Highlights from the 68th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS - Part I
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 09, 2014

Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning actor Hugh Jackman returned last night to host THE 68TH ANNUAL TONY® AWARDS, broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Pianist Jon Weber Plays the Metropolitan Room
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 22, 2014

Jon Weber one of the most prominent music directors in New York cabaret performed his one man show at the Metropolitan Room last night. The acclaimed Milwaukee born Jazz pianist and composer lectured and played a program which demonstrated how jazz piano evolved over the last 115 years. From Scott Joplin to Keith Jarrett Mr. Weber recreated the sounds and styles of the various pianists and showed how they influenced piano jazz over the years. Jon is the host of Piano Jazz with Jon Weber on National Public Radio and his recent album titled Simple Complex features his own compositions. (more...)

VIDEO: Cast of GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Celebrates 10 Tony Noms with Pharrell's 'Happy'
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2014

Check out the show's cast and crew celebrating the good news with their take on Pharrell Williams' hit single 'Happy!' (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ervin Drake Honored by Gold Coast Arts Center and Landmark on Main Street
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 28, 2014

Last night more than a dozen musical theater and cabaret stars celebrated the remarkable musical career of Ervin Drake in a special concert to benefit The Gold Coast Arts Center and Landmark on Main Street, two non-profit cultural gems located on the North Shore of Long Island. (more...)

Photo Flash: HANDLE WITH CARE Marks Off-Broadway Closing
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

The romantic comedy Handle With Care concluded its run at the 3PM matinee performance on Sunday, March 9th the Westside Theatre, two weeks after its originally announced end date. The play, by Emmy Award nominee Jason Odell Williams is directed by Karen Carpenter ('Love, Loss and What I Wore'), played 112 performances including 15 previews. Scroll down for photos from Handle With Care's closing performance! (more...)

HANDLE WITH CARE with Carol Lawrence Ends Off-Broadway Run Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 09, 2014

The romantic comedy Handle With Care will conclude its run at the 3PM matinee performance on Sunday, March 9th the Westside Theatre (407 west 43 Street - between 9th and 10th Avenues), two weeks after its originally announced end date. The play, by Emmy® Award nominee Jason Odell Williams is directed by Karen Carpenter ('Love, Loss and What I Wore'), will have played 112 performances including 15 previews. To purchase tickets call Telecharge at(212) 239-6200, visit www.telecharge.com or log on to www.handlewithcaretheplay.com. (more...)

Cast of Off-Broadway's HANDLE WITH CARE Set for Talkback Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

The hit romantic comedy Handle With Care at The Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street), concludes its run this Sunday and has a talkback with the entire cast Thursday, March 6th. The play, by Emmy Award nominee Jason Odell Williams and directed by Karen Carpenter ('Love, Loss and What I Wore'), will end its run with the March 9th, 3pm performance, two weeks after its originally announced end date. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.handlewithcaretheplay.com, TeleCharge.com or call 212-239-6200 (more...)

A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Hits Landmark 1,000th Stage Death on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

At a press conference earlier today, the cast of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder announced that the production just reached the landmark 1,000th death of its leading man. Jefferson Mays, playing eight members of the D'Ysquith clan, is knocked off eight times in each performance, or sixty-four times each week. Mr. Mays has reached 1,000 stage deaths faster than any lead actor in Broadway history. At the press conference, Mr. Mays' co-star, Bryce Pinkham, presented Mr. Mays with an honorary 'death certificate' on behalf of the entire cast. (more...)

HANDLE WITH CARE to Conclude Off-Broadway Run with Talkbacks this Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

The hit romantic comedy Handle With Care at The Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street), a Critics' Pick from the New York Times, which calls it 'a hilarious and heartwarming romantic comedy' that 'exudes gobs of comic energy and insight', concludes its run this Sunday and celebrates with two special talkbacks this week. The play, by Emmy Award nominee Jason Odell Williams and directed by Karen Carpenter ('Love, Loss and What I Wore'), will end its run with the March 9th, 3pm performance, two weeks after its originally announced end date. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.handlewithcaretheplay.com, TeleCharge.com or call 212-239-6200 (more...)

Photo Flash: HANDLE WITH CARE Celebrates 100th Performance Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

The hit romantic comedy Handle With Care celebrated its 100th performance off-Broadway yesterday, February 27th at 8PM. The play, by Emmy Award nominee Jason Odell Williams and directed by Karen Carpenter ('Love, Loss and What I Wore'), will end its run March 9th, two weeks after its originally announced end date. BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

HANDLE WITH CARE Plays 100th Performance Off-Broadway Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

The hit romantic comedy Handle With Care, a Critics' Pick from the New York Times, which calls it 'a hilarious and heartwarming romantic comedy' that 'exudes gobs of comic energy and insight', celebrates its 100th performance on Thursday, February 27th at 8PM. The play, by Emmy Award nominee Jason Odell Williams and directed by Karen Carpenter ('Love, Loss and What I Wore'), will end its run March 9th, two weeks after its originally announced end date. (more...)

Elizabeth Davis and Jordan Richard to Celebrate Romance in Talk Back After Tonight's HANDLE WITH CARE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

The romantic comedy, Handle With Care, which runs through March 9th at Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street) celebrates romance tonight, Tuesday, February 25th following the evening performance at 7PM. Elizabeth Davis (Tony-nominee for Once on Broadway) and Jordan Richard (Television Director) will host a talk back. The couple met their first week of college when they were 18 years old. They 'found' each other again in NYC years later and their friendship grew into love. The couple married in 2008. (more...)

A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Cast Recording Set for 2/25 Digital Release
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

Ghostlight Records has announced the release of the original Broadway cast recording of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, the new musical currently running at the Walter Kerr Theatre. The album - produced by Joel Moss and Kurt Deutsch, with Joey Parnes serving as Executive Producer - will be released by digital outlets on February 25 with the disc available in stores and online April 1. The physical CD features a 40-page booklet with complete lyrics, color photos, a synopsis by librettist Robert L. Freedman and an essay by renowned theater writer and critic David Cote. To pre-order, visit click here. (more...)

HANDLE WITH CARE to Conclude Off-Broadway Run 3/9; Talkbacks Set for Final Month of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

The hit romantic comedy Handle With Care, a Critics' Pick from the New York Times, which calls it 'A Hilarious and Heartwarming Romantic Comedy' that 'exudes gobs of comic energy and insight', will conclude its run at the Westside Theatre March 9, 2014, two weeks after its originally announced end date. The play, by Emmy Award nominee Jason Odell Williams is directed by Karen Carpenter ('Love, Loss and What I Wore'), will have played 112 performances including 15 previews. (more...)

Photo Coverage: KT Sullivan & Mark Nadler Bring A SWELL PARTY to 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 26, 2014

Last night, Jan. 25, KT Sullivan and Mark Nadler brought A SWELL PARTY, a tribute to Cole Porter to 54 Below. BroadwayWorld was on the scene to bring you coverage of the show - check out photos below! (more...)

Ghostlight to Release A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

A new Sh-K-Boom listing has revealed that the label will release a cast album for the hit Broadway musical, starring Jefferson Mays and Bryce Pinkham. As of now, no official release date has been announced. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of HANDLE WITH CARE with Carol Lawrence & More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

Making its Off-Broadway debut, Jason Odell Williams' new romantic comedy, Handle With Care, opened last night, December 15th - at The Westside Theatre Downstairs (407 W. 43rd Street) - for an open-run engagement. The show began performances December 3, 2013. Featuring Tony Award Nominee and Broadway Legend Carol Lawrence heading an ensemble cast of four including Charlotte Cohn, Sheffield Chastain, and Jonathan Sale, Handle With Care is directed byKaren Carpenter. Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

Carol Lawrence-Led HANDLE WITH CARE Opens Off-Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2013

Making its Off-Broadway debut, Jason Odell Williams' new romantic comedy, Handle With Care, opens today, Sunday, December 15th - at The Westside Theatre Downstairs (407 W. 43rd Street) - for an open-run engagement. The show began performances December 3, 2013. Featuring Tony Award Nominee and Broadway Legend Carol Lawrence heading an ensemble cast of four including Charlotte Cohn, Sheffield Chastain, and Jonathan Sale, Handle With Care is directed byKaren Carpenter. (more...)

HANDLE WITH CARE Opens this Weekend Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

Making its Off-Broadway debut, Jason Odell Williams' new romantic comedy, Handle With Care, will open this Sunday, December 15th - at the Westside Theatre Downstairs (407 W. 43rd Street) - for an open-run engagement. The show began performances December 3, 2013. Featuring Tony Award Nominee and Broadway Legend Carol Lawrence heading an ensemble cast of four including Charlotte Cohn, Sheffield Chastain, and Jonathan Sale, Handle With Care is directed by Karen Carpenter. (more...)

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