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THE PRODUCERS Begins Performances Tomorrow at Paper Mill PlayhouseTHE PRODUCERS Begins Performances Tomorrow at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, launches the 2016-2017 season with Mel Brooks' award-winning musical The Producers, directed by Don Stephenson and choreographed by Bill Burns. The Producers features music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, a book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, and the original Broadway direction and choreography by Susan Stroman. (more...)

Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal with Paper Mill Playhouse's THE PRODUCERSPhoto Coverage: In Rehearsal with Paper Mill Playhouse's THE PRODUCERS
by Walter McBride - Sep 22, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents Mel Brooks' award-winning musical The Producers. The cast just met the press, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the full company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Paper Mill's THE PRODUCERS - David Josefsberg, Michael Kostroff, Ashley Spencer & More!Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Paper Mill's THE PRODUCERS - David Josefsberg, Michael Kostroff, Ashley Spencer & More!
by Walter McBride - Sep 21, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents Mel Brooks' award-winning musical The Producers, directed by Don Stephenson and choreographed by Bill Burns. The Producers features music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, a book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, and the original Broadway direction and choreography by Susan Stroman. The cast just met the press, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the full company below! (more...)

David Josefsberg, Michael Kostroff and Ashley Spencer to Lead THE PRODUCERS at Paper Mill; Cast Announced!David Josefsberg, Michael Kostroff and Ashley Spencer to Lead THE PRODUCERS at Paper Mill; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has just announced complete casting for Mel Brooks' award-winning musical The Producers, directed by Don Stephenson and choreographed by Bill Burns. The Producers features music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, a book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, and the original Broadway direction and choreography by Susan Stroman. (more...)

Carole Demas, Kristoffer Lowe & More to Close Out Cabaret Series at Irvington Town Hall TheaterCarole Demas, Kristoffer Lowe & More to Close Out Cabaret Series at Irvington Town Hall Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

 Irvington Town Hall Theater in association with NiCori Studios and Productions announces the finale Cabaret on the Hudson for the 2015/2016 season on Sunday, April 10 at 3pm. Cabaret on the Hudson is a series that features outstanding cabaret performers, each bringing a 25 minute sampling of their New York City cabaret shows to Westchester, NY. Many of the performers are Broadway veterans and have performed in New York City venues such as 54 BELOW, the Oak Room at the Algonquin, Birdland, Feinstein's at Loews Regency, Iridium, the Metropolitan Room and Jazz at Lincoln Center to name a few. Cabaret on the Hudson will be hosted by multi-nominated Cabaret singer and host of the Music at the Mansion series, Corinna Sowers Adler and will feature James Horan on piano.   (more...)

BWW Review: LUIGI and Francis J. Roach Bring Out a Standing Room ONLY Crowd in NYC Celebrating Jazz Master LUIGI at Manhattan Movement & Arts CenterBWW Review: LUIGI and Francis J. Roach Bring Out a Standing Room ONLY Crowd in NYC Celebrating Jazz Master LUIGI at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center
by Marina Kamen - Mar 24, 2016

Luigi's partner Francis J. Roach pulled together an audience with a 'who's who' of Musical Theatre Performers spanning decades. The house was filled with joy and fabulous feelings for all who had the privilege to experience this great Master of Jazz Dance. This particular evening was also filled with fresh young talent that will forever help to carry the torch paying forward the Luigi Jazz Dance technique. (more...)

Irvington Town Hall Theater Presents CABARET ON THE HUDSONIrvington Town Hall Theater Presents CABARET ON THE HUDSON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Cabaret on the Hudson Music Series Comes to the Irvington Town Hall Theater in February (more...)

Full Lineup Set for Help Is On The Way Today Gala at the Metropolitan Room, 5/17Full Lineup Set for Help Is On The Way Today Gala at the Metropolitan Room, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Help Is On The Way Today will hold its annual fundraising Gala on Sunday, May 17th, at Metropolitan Room.   (more...)

Full Lineup Set for Cabaret Cares/Help Is On The Way Gala, 5/17Full Lineup Set for Cabaret Cares/Help Is On The Way Gala, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Help Is On The Way Today will hold its annual fundraising Gala on Sunday, May 17th, at Metropolitan Room.  Help Is On The Way Today is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 2005 by MAC AWARD winning producer, Joseph Macchia, to assist children and youth living with HIV and AIDS. The full lineup of incredible talent has been confirmed. Solo performers include: (more...)

Cabaret Cares to Hold HELP IS ON THE WAY TODAY Annual Gala, 5/17Cabaret Cares to Hold HELP IS ON THE WAY TODAY Annual Gala, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Cabaret Cares/Help Is On The Way Today will hold its annual fundraising Gala on Sunday, May 17th, at Metropolitan Room in the fashionable Flatiron District at 34 West 22nd Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues). Help Is On The Way Today is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 2005 by MAC AWARD winning producer, Joseph Macchia, to assist children and youth living with HIV and AIDS. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for February 9-15, Featuring Alysha Umphress, Joshua Henry, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for February 9-15, Featuring Alysha Umphress, Joshua Henry, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Feb 8, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Alysha Umphress & Joshua Henry: Romantic Duets; If It Only Even Runs a Minute: 14th Edition; The Lost Boys: Live!; A Very Broadway Valentine's Day: Featuring Alysha Umphress & Santino Fontana; and It's Only Love: An Evening of Broadway Love Songs. (more...)

THIS IS YOUR NIGHT! to Honor Joseph Macchia at the Met Room, 10/27THIS IS YOUR NIGHT! to Honor Joseph Macchia at the Met Room, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

THIS IS YOUR NIGHT! will honor Joseph Macchia at the Metropolitan Room on October 27, 2014 at p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tony Danza, Annaleigh Ashford & More Pay Tribute to Elaine Stritch at the Metropolitan RoomPhoto Flash: Tony Danza, Annaleigh Ashford & More Pay Tribute to Elaine Stritch at the Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014

Last nght, The Metropolitan Room welcomed some of Broadway's brightest to salute the legendary Elaine Stritch with an evening of stories and songs, hosted by the famed cabaret's owner, Bernard Furshpan. Check out a look back below! (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford, Lisa Brescia, Pia Zadora, and More will Salute Elaine Stritch in One-Night Only Concert, 8/7Annaleigh Ashford, Lisa Brescia, Pia Zadora, and More will Salute Elaine Stritch in One-Night Only Concert, 8/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2014

The Metropolitan Room previously announced that they will proudly salute the legendary Elaine Stritch with an evening of stories and songs onAugust 7th 2014 at 7:00pm. Hosted by the famed cabaret's owner, Bernard Furshpan, performers of all backgrounds will join forces to honor her memory. (more...)

Liz McKendry, Adam Shapiro and Deborah Tranelli Set for Music at the Mansion Concert Series, 7/27Liz McKendry, Adam Shapiro and Deborah Tranelli Set for Music at the Mansion Concert Series, 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

NiCori Studios and Productions in association with the Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center announces a new installment of the monthly concert series, Music at the Mansion, on Sunday, July 27, at 3pm. Performers include Liz McKendry, Adam Shapiro and Deborah Tranelli. The featured performer in the 'Young Musician Moment' will be members of Gas Lamp of Performing Arts cast of Drowsy Chaperone. (more...)

Cabaret Cares Gala, Honoring Sidney Myer and Julie Wilson, Set for 5/18 at the Laurie BeechmanCabaret Cares Gala, Honoring Sidney Myer and Julie Wilson, Set for 5/18 at the Laurie Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Cabaret Cares/Help Is On The Way Today, a 501c non-profit organization founded by MAC Award winning producer, Joseph Macchia, will hold its annual fundraising gala (cocktails, auction, dinner, show) on May 18th at the Laurie Beechman Theater, featuring a live show with many of New York's favorite performers who donate their time and talent to this wonderful event. (more...)

IT'S ONLY LOVE with Liz Mckendry, Doreen Montalvo & More Set for Metropolitan Room, 2/14IT'S ONLY LOVE with Liz Mckendry, Doreen Montalvo & More Set for Metropolitan Room, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

After a huge success in 2013 Joseph Macchia has decided to bring back Its Only Love An Evening Of Broadway Love Songs. On Valentines Day Night some of the most talented Broadway performers will come together at The Metropolitan Room to celebrate Love. (more...)

Richard Kind & More Set for 'Bright Stars of Broadway' Concert TonightRichard Kind & More Set for 'Bright Stars of Broadway' Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2013

The concert event tonight, November 14th is titled, 'Bright Stars of Broadway' and, because there are multiple blessings accounted for, the concert is dedicated to Zahava Furshpan, Bernie's mom, who died almost three years ago. (more...)

Richard Kind & More Set for 'Bright Stars of Broadway' Concert, 11/14Richard Kind & More Set for 'Bright Stars of Broadway' Concert, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2013

The concert event on November 14th is titled, "Bright Stars of Broadway" and, because there are multiple blessings accounted for, the concert is dedicated to Zahava Furshpan, Bernie's mom, who died almost three years ago. (more...)

Liz McKendry Plays Broadway Legend Fay Templeton in One-Woman Comedy at Cape May Stage TodayLiz McKendry Plays Broadway Legend Fay Templeton in One-Woman Comedy at Cape May Stage Today
by Stephen Hanks - Sep 1, 2013

New York cabaret performer and musical theater actress Liz McKendry (currently appearing the musical Boeing, Boeing at the Cape May Stage until September 13) has been cast to portray late 19th-early 20th-Century Theater legend Fay Templeton in Up in a Balloon, a one-woman comedy about Templeton's life and career, written by New York actress Karen McDonald. The show, which previously had successful workshops in New York and Toronto, will be performed today, September 1 at 3pm on the Cape May Stage at The Robert Shackleton Playhouse in Cape May, New Jersey. Admission is free. (Theater is located at 405 Lafayette Street.) (more...)

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