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BestMastersPrograms.org Releases List of The 50 Global Universities With the Most Nobel Prize Winners
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

RALEIGH, N.C., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ BestMastersPrograms.org, a leading graduate education publication, has published a ranked list of the 50 Universities with the Most Nobel Prize Winners (http://www.bestmastersprograms.org/50-universities-with-the-most-nobel-prize-winners/). Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, USA tops the list, followed by another U.S. university, Columbia University in New York City, NY, and the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, U.K. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Brenda Braxton Previews SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Reunion at 54 Below
by Walter McBride - Feb 11, 2014

On February 9, 54 Below will welcome the original company of Broadway's SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE for '54 Sings Smokey Joe's Cafe'. There will be two shows, one at 7 p.m. and one at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $50-$60. The show is described on 54 Below's website as: 'On March 2, 1995, a musical phenomenon opened on Broadway. Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller would go on to run 2,036 performances and continue to electrify audiences around the world. '54 Below is delighted to present a one night only reunion featuring members of the original Broadway company of this swingin' hit show, including Adrian Bailey, Brenda Braxton, DeLee Lively, Deb Lyons, Frederick Owens and Darryl Williams (more to be announced!). 'Expect hit tunes including Stand by Me, Hound Dog, Charlie Brown and more! Directed by Brenda Braxton, with Musical Direction by Louis St. Louis, this will be one night you won't soon forget because Baby, That's Rock & Roll!' (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford, Christopher Sieber & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond:Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

Brenda Braxton, DeLee Lively, Darryl Williams and More Set for SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Reunion at 54 Below, 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

On February 9, 54 Below will welcome the original company of Broadway's SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE for '54 Sings Smokey Joe's Cafe'. (more...)

Songs by Bowen, Thompson and More Set for ONCE UPON A TIME IN NEW YORK CITY 3 at 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

ONCE UPON A TIME IN NEW YORK CITY 3, A Concert For The Actors Fund featuring world premiere songs by Jeff Bowen, David Kirshenbaum, Miller & Tysen, Katie Thompson, and more, will perform live at 54 Below on November 19 at 9pm. (more...)

Adam Pascal, Robin De Jesus & More to Perform at 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primary Stages Gala Honors Christopher Durang & Stephen Sultan
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 12, 2013

Primary Stages held their annual Gala last night, November 11, at The Edison Ballroom (240 W. 47th Street). The event honored Tony Award-winning playwright Christopher Durang and President of the General Counsel at Dramatists Play Service, Stephen Sultan. The evening featured performances by Rachel deBenedet (Catch Me If You Can, Addams Family), Alan Paul (Grease, Oliver!, Manhattan Transfer), Michele Ragusa (Urinetown, Ragtime, A Class Act, Adrift in Macao), and Alton F. White (The Color Purple, The Lion King, Ragtime). BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, Katie Thompson & More Set for ONCE UPON A TIME IN NYC 3 on 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 05, 2013

Making its 54 Below debut, 'Once Upon A Time In New York City' is a concert series featuring a slate of brand new songs about the Big Apple, written by Broadway's best! Listen as they tell their tales of NYC both in song and in story; share in the ups and downs of city life, from the day they moved to Manhattan to the person who changed New York for them to their favorite spot on the island. (more...)

Songs by Bowen, Thompson and More Set for ONCE UPON A TIME IN NEW YORK CITY 3 at 54 Below, 11/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

ONCE UPON A TIME IN NEW YORK CITY 3, A Concert For The Actors Fund featuring world premiere songs by Jeff Bowen, David Kirshenbaum, Miller & Tysen, Katie Thompson, and more, will perform live at 54 Below on November 19 at 9pm. (more...)

Alison Fraser and Mitchell Jarvis to Lead GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER at George Street Playhouse, 9/24-10/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

9 Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick will be rockin' every night beginning September 24 with music and laughter. George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint have announced casting for the opening production for the venerable theatre's fortieth season. Gettin' The Band Back Together (formerly titled Garage Band) is a rockin' valentine to the Garden State, and will be directed by Tony Award-winner John Rando - who also helmed The Toxic Avenger in New Brunswick (and New York) a few seasons back. Gettin' The Band Back Together will rock the house beginning Tuesday, September 24 and continue through Sunday, October 27. Opening night is set for Today, October 4. Gettin' The Band Back Together is performed by special arrangement with Davenport Theatrical Enterprises, Inc. and Roy Putrino. (more...)

Alison Fraser and Mitchell Jarvis to Lead GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER at George Street Playhouse, 9/24-10/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

9 Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick will be rockin' every night beginning September 24 with music and laughter. George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint have announced casting for the opening production for the venerable theatre's fortieth season. Gettin' The Band Back Together (formerly titled Garage Band) is a rockin' valentine to the Garden State, and will be directed by Tony Award-winner John Rando - who also helmed The Toxic Avenger in New Brunswick (and New York) a few seasons back. Gettin' The Band Back Together will rock the house beginning Tuesday, September 24 and continue through Sunday, October 27. Opening night is set for Friday, October 4. Gettin' The Band Back Together is performed by special arrangement with Davenport Theatrical Enterprises, Inc. and Roy Putrino. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Presents AS YOU LIKE IT, 6/19-7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2013

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's enormously popular annual summer venue for family theatre under-the-stars will transform into the Forest of Arden when the Theatre presents its Outdoor Stage production of William Shakespeare's comedy As You Like It at the amphitheatre on the campus of the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morris Township. This replica of an ancient Greek theatre nestled into the hillside of the bucolic campus offers a theatrical event unique on the East Coast. As You Like It begins on June 19th and continues through July 28th. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Shakespeare Theatre of NJ's AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's enormously popular annual summer venue for family theatre under-the-stars will transform into the Forest of Arden when the Theatre presents its Outdoor Stage production of William Shakespeare's comedy As You Like It at the amphitheatre on the campus of the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morris Township. This replica of an ancient Greek theatre nestled into the hillside of the bucolic campus offers a theatrical event unique on the East Coast. As You Like It began on June 19th and continues through July 28th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Presents AS YOU LIKE IT, Now thru 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2013

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's enormously popular annual summer venue for family theatre under-the-stars will transform into the Forest of Arden when the Theatre presents its Outdoor Stage production of William Shakespeare's comedy As You Like It at the amphitheatre on the campus of the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morris Township. This replica of an ancient Greek theatre nestled into the hillside of the bucolic campus offers a theatrical event unique on the East Coast. As You Like It begins on June 19th and continues through July 28th. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Presents AS YOU LIKE IT, 6/19-7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2013

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's enormously popular annual summer venue for family theatre under-the-stars will transform into the Forest of Arden when the Theatre presents its Outdoor Stage production of William Shakespeare's comedy As You Like It at the amphitheatre on the campus of the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morris Township. This replica of an ancient Greek theatre nestled into the hillside of the bucolic campus offers a theatrical event unique on the East Coast. As You Like It begins on June 19th and continues through July 28th. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CT Cabaret's GREASE is a Rock 'n' Roll Party Scene
by Jacques Lamarre - Feb 24, 2013

Hop in Greased Lightning and cruise down the Berlin Turnpike! (more...)

Joey Arias, Zack Zadak, and More to Perform at Joe's Pub This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2013

Each week Joe's Pub at The Public presents some of New York City's most eclectic programming ranging from world to classical, pop, singer-songwriter, jazz and more. At the center of Joe's Pub's genre-blind booking is The Public Theater's mission to bring world-class performance to New York City's diverse cultural community. (more...)

Oscar Experience To Be Shared In 45 Cities Across The U.S.
by Movies News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

On Oscar Sunday, February 24, charities in 45 cities will bring the Oscar experience to life at viewing parties in each city. The Oscar Experience: Benefits is the Academy's grassroots outreach program that allows charities across the country to host official Oscar parties while raising money for their causes. (more...)

Michael Arden, Nick Blaemire, and More to Take Part in ONCE UPON A TIME IN NEW YORK CITY Benefit Concert, 2/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 03, 2013

For generations, musical theatre writers have come to New York City to change the world. 'Once Upon A Time In New York City' is a concert series about the people who have changed THEM. After a sold-out first edition, the series returns to Joe's Pub on Sunday February 3 at 7pm. The concert will feature 15 world premiere songs. (more...)

BWW's Top China Theatre Stories of 2012
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of China in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013! (more...)

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