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Signature Theatre Sets Student Rush Policy for KUNG FU
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Signature Theatre has announced a student rush policy for the world premiere of David Henry Hwang's new play Kung Fu, directed by Leigh Silverman, with choreography by Sonya Tayeh. The production runs through Sunday, April 6 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks IN THE HEIGHTS, HAMILTON MIXTAPE, SMASH, Superpowers and More in Reddit AMA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

Tony-winning composer/lyricist and actor Lin-Manuel Miranda appeared on reddit this evening for an AMA (Ask Me Anything). He touched on everything from IN THE HEIGHTS' cut material and a possible film adaptation, to his new project HAMILTON MIXTAPE, his writing routine, what he's listening to and more. BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of our favorite quotes from the conversation. Check them out below! (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda's THE HAMILTON MIXTAPE Gets Spring Workshop at the Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

According to a casting breakdown, THE HAMILTON MIXTAPE, a new musical by Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda, will get a New York City workshop this spring. The project will be produced by the Public Theater and will feature direction by Thomas Kail, musical supervision by Alex Lacamoire and choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler. (more...)

Signature Theatre Extends David Henry Hwang's KUNG FU Through 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

Signature Theatre has announced a third one-week extension for the world premiere of David Henry Hwang's new play KUNG FU, directed by Leigh Silverman, with choreography by Sonya Tayeh. The production will now play through Sunday, April 6 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, March 1 - ROCKY, PHANTOM Pump for LES MIS; KINKY BOOTS Cast Passes the Heel & More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 01, 2014

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup. Today's SIPs come from the casts of ROCKY, NEWSIES, KINKY BOOTS, MATILDA, NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, Irish Rep's TRANSPORT, CINDERELLA, BOOK OF MORMON, PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, MAMMA MIA!, GHOST and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Signature Theatre's KUNG FU
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Feb 25, 2014

David Henry Hwang's Kung Fu, starring Cole Horbie and Phoebe Strole, opened last night, February 24, 2014 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center. The production will run through March 30. BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

David Henry Hwang's KUNG FU with Cole Horibe Opens at Signature Theatre Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

David Henry Hwang's Kung Fu, starring Cole Horbie and Phoebe Strole, opens tonight, February 24, 2014 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center. The production will run through March 30. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Signature Theatre's KUNG FU!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 21, 2014

David Henry Hwang's Kung Fu, starring Cole Horbie and Phoebe Strole, is currently in previews ahead of an official opening night on February 24, 2014 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center. The production will continue through March 30. BrroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the play below! (more...)

Promo Trailer Unveiled For David Henry Hwang's KUNG FU
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 19, 2014

An attention-grabbing new promotional trailer for the upcoming Signature Theatre's production of David Henry Hwang's new drama KUNG FU, starring Cole Horbie and Phoebe Strole, is now available to view. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cole Horibe, Phoebe Strole & More in Signature Theatre's KUNG FU
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

David Henry Hwang's KUNG FU, starring Cole Horbie and Phoebe Strole, is currently in previews ahead of an official opening night on February 24, 2014 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center. The production will continue through March 30. Check out a first look at the cast in action, below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Meet Cole Horibe, Starring as Bruce Lee in Signature's KUNG FU
by Stage Tube - Feb 04, 2014

Cole Horibe stars in the world premiere of David Henry Hwang's new play Kung Fu, directed by Leigh Silverman with choreography by Sonya Tayeh, at Signature Theatre. Below, meet Horibe, the martial artist turned actor, tasked with bringing the late Bruce Lee to life! (more...)

Signature Theatre Extends David Henry Hwang's KUNG FU Through 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Signature Theatre has announced that the World Premiere of David Henry Hwang's new play KUNG FU, directed by Leigh Silverman with choreography by Sonya Tayeh, will get a two week extension and now play through Sunday, March 30. The production begins performances on February 4 and officially opens on February 24, 2014 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Limited $25 subsidized tickets remain for the production's initial run through March 16. Tickets during the extension weeks are $75 each. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Cole Horibe, Phoebe Strole & More for Signature Theatre's KUNG FU
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

Earlier today, Signature Theatre revealed the full cast for the World Premiere of David Henry Hwang's new play Kung Fu, directed by Leigh Silverman with choreography by Sonya Tayeh. The production runs February 4 through March 16, 2014 with a February 24, 2014 opening night in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center. All tickets for the initial run of the production are $25 as part of the Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first glimpse inside rehearsal with stars Cole Horibe, Phoebe Strole and more! (more...)

Phoebe Strole to Join Cole Horibe in David Henry Hwang's KUNG FU at Signature Theatre; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

Signature Theatre has announced final casting for the World Premiere of David Henry Hwang's new play KUNG FU, directed by Leigh Silverman with choreography by Sonya Tayeh. The production runs February 4 through March 16, 2014 with a February 24, 2014 opening night in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). All tickets for the initial run of the production are $25 as part of the Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Luis Salgado
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Nov 14, 2013

R.Evolucion Latina founder, Luis Salgado, is currently working in Peru directing a new show, while he directs another show in Atlantic City, and teaches Musical Theatre in Colombia. This busy artist has also joined the list of Broadway producers of shows such as Godspell or Peter and The Starcatcher as he plans his come back to the Great White Way stage. Learn more about him in this in-depth interview. (more...)

Entrevistas BWW: Luis Salgado
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Nov 13, 2013

El fundador de R.Evolucion Latina, Luis Salgado, trabaja actualmente en la direccion de un concierto en Peru, mientras dirige un show en Atlantic City, y ofrece clases de Teatro Musical en Colombia. Ademas, el actor se ha sumado a la lista de productores de shows en Broadway como Godspell o Peter and The Starcatcher mientras planea su vuelta a los escenarios de la Gran Via Blanca. De esto y mucho mas nos habla en esta entrevista. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Choreographers Showcased at 2013 BC BEAT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

Broadway's most daring, curious, and talented artists gathered at Cielo for the Fall 2013 BC Beat on Monday, November 11th, the showcase and dance party with its own rules for sharing work and connecting artists. The evening's choreographers featured: Charlie Sutton, Cindy Salgado, Caleb Teicher, Kyle Mullins, Tricia Brouk, Josh Assor, Rickey Tripp, and Jennifer Jancuska, as well as performers Daniel Watts, Jennifer Locke, Ephraim Sykes, Aurelia Michael, Voltaire Wade-Greene, Masi Yahya James, Amber Jackson, Elizabeth Burke, Macy Sullivan, Ryan VanDenBoom, Matthew Steffens, Heather Hamilton, Shiloh Goodin, Liz Piccoli, Paul Romero, Borris York, Matty Oaks and Rachel Guest. Broadway veteran Justin Johnson curated the music. Scroll down for photos from the show! (more...)

Choreographers from KINKY BOOTS & More Present New Work at 6th Bi-Annual BC Beat Showcase, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

Broadway's most daring, curious, and talented artists are preparing to gather at Cielo for the Fall 2013 BC Beat on Monday November 11th, the showcase and dance party with it's own rules for sharing work and connecting artists. Doors open at 7pm and guests are welcomed by the evening's choreographers, Charlie Sutton, Cindy Salgado, Caleb Teicher, Kyle Mullins, Tricia Brouk, Josh Assor, Rickey Tripp, Jennifer Jancuska, and performers including Daniel Watts, Jennifer Locke, Ephraim Sykes, Aurelia Michael, Voltaire Wade-Greene, Masi Yahya James, Amber Jackson, Elizabeth Burke, Macy Sullivan, Ryan VanDenBoom, Matthew Steffens, Heather Hamilton, Shiloh Goodin, Liz Piccoli, Paul Romero, Borris York, Rachel Guest, Matthew Oaks and Michael Williams as Broadway veteran Justin Johnson curates music. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Sep 29, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, September 29, 2013 - Sunday, September 29, 2013. (more...)

HANDS ON A HARDBODY Cast and Creatives Set For Birdland Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2013

Ghostlight Records will celebrate their Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical HANDS ON A HARDBODY another special event this month. Green will host the concert Amanda Green and Friends at Birdland Jazz Club (315 West 44th Street) tonight, September 29 at 6:00 PM to celebrate the album's release. Her special guests will include Keith Carradine, Allison Case, Jenn Colella, Van Hughes, Janet Krupin, Kathleen Monteleone, Jim Newman, Jacob Ming-Trent, Jon Rua and William Youmans. The singers will be backed by members of the original Broadway 'Pit Crew' for Hardbody, including Musical Director Matt Gallagher on piano, Skip Krevens on pedal steel, Shannon Ford on drums and Skip Ward on bass. (more...)

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