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Vivian Reed to Hit the Metropolitan Room with STANDARDS AND MORE; Compilation Out Next MonthVivian Reed to Hit the Metropolitan Room with STANDARDS AND MORE; Compilation Out Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Vivian Reed - the two-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway star and concert artist - will return with her acclaimed show 'Standards and More' at The Metropolitan Room for two more performances this year on Thursday, November 10 at 9:30 PM and Wednesday, December 14 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Martha Byrne-Led IN THE CAR WITH BLOSSOM AND LEN Begins This Month at Queens TheatreMartha Byrne-Led IN THE CAR WITH BLOSSOM AND LEN Begins This Month at Queens Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

As previously announced, Queens Theatre will present the award winning play In the Car with Blossom and Len written by Joni Fritz and directed by Tony Award nominee Lynne Taylor-Corbett (Broadway's SWING!) at the Queens Theatre's Shulman Theatre, located at 14 United Nations Avenue South in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with IN THE CAR WITH BLOSSOM AND LEN at Queen's Theatre Starring Martha ByrnePhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with IN THE CAR WITH BLOSSOM AND LEN at Queen's Theatre Starring Martha Byrne
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Queens Theatre (Taryn Sacramone, Executive Director) will present the award winning play In the Car with Blossom and Len written by Joni Fritz and directed by Tony Award nominee Lynne Taylor- Corbett (Broadway's SWING!) at the Queens Theatre's Shulman Theatre located at 14 United Nations Avenue South in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Performances will begin on November 11 and run through November 20, 2016. Tickets from $25 (free parking and free shuttle bus from Mets - Willets Point subway stop) and can be purchased by visiting QueensTheatre.org or by calling 718.760.0064.  (more...)

Colorado Ballet Adds Additional THE LITTLE MERMAID Dates, 4/2/17Colorado Ballet Adds Additional THE LITTLE MERMAID Dates, 4/2/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

 Colorado Ballet added an additional performance of its season closer The Little Mermaid due to the large number of tickets that have already been sold.  The additional performance will take place at 6:30 p.m. on April 2, 2017 at the June Swaner Gates Concert Hall at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company's Fringe Festival Launches with Joanna Rush's KICKCentenary Stage Company's Fringe Festival Launches with Joanna Rush's KICK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Fringe Theater returns to Centenary Stage Company as Joanna Rush's powerfully entertaining one - woman show, Kick, "kicks - off" the series October 27 through 30 in the Edith Kutz Theater of the Lackland Center. (more...)

Jack O'Brien and Joshua Bergasse to Host SDC Foundation's 27th Annual Joe A. Callaway AwardsJack O'Brien and Joshua Bergasse to Host SDC Foundation's 27th Annual Joe A. Callaway Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

On October 24, the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation) will celebrate the 27th Annual Joe A. Callaway Award winners for Direction and Choreography at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. The evening will be hosted by former Callaway Award-winning Jack O'Brien and Callaway Award finalist Joshua Bergasse. (more...)

Fringe Theater Returns to Centenary Stage Company to Present Joanna Rush's KICKFringe Theater Returns to Centenary Stage Company to Present Joanna Rush's KICK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Fringe Theater returns to Centenary Stage Company as Joanna Rush's powerfully entertaining one - woman show, Kick, "kicks - off" the series and makes its New Jersey premiere, October 27 through 30 in the Edith Kutz Theater of the Lackland Center. (more...)

Staged Reading This Week for New Dan Fogelberg Musical PART OF THE PLANStaged Reading This Week for New Dan Fogelberg Musical PART OF THE PLAN
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 21, 2016

Tony Award-nominated director Lynne Taylor-Corbett (Swing!) helms Part of the Plan, an original musical featuring the songs of the late, celebrated singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg, currently in development at Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center which this week will receive a 29-hour Equity staged reading with three invitation-only presentations September 22-24. (more...)

Emmy Winner Martha Byrne to Lead IN THE CAR WITH BLOSSOM AND LEN at Queens TheatreEmmy Winner Martha Byrne to Lead IN THE CAR WITH BLOSSOM AND LEN at Queens Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Queens Theatre will present the award winning play In the Car with Blossom and Len written by Joni Fritz and directed by Tony Award nominee Lynne Taylor-Corbett (Broadway's SWING!) at the Queens Theatre's Shulman Theatre located at 14 United Nations Avenue South in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. (more...)

BWW Review: Joyful Praise for UNEXPECTED JOY at WHATBWW Review: Joyful Praise for UNEXPECTED JOY at WHAT
by Kristen Morale - Jul 28, 2016

This, in addition to the almost absurd talent of the cast and crew that is Unexpected Joy, is why you should all take a visit to WHAT as soon as you possibly can to witness the world premiere of this beautiful show. In association with Jim Kierstead, with a book and lyrics by Bill Russell, music by Janet Hood and now under the direction of Lynne Taylor-Corbett, this one is truly a winner. (more...)

GroundWorks DanceTheater to Re-imagine Carmina Burana This JulyGroundWorks DanceTheater to Re-imagine Carmina Burana This July
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Returning to Cain Park's Alma Theater for its fourteenth annual summer series on July 15-17, the innovative and award-winning GroundWorks DanceTheater will once again present an exciting and eclectic program bringing audiences face-to-face with fresh, fascinating performances of passion, intellect and humor. They will present an expanded cast in a spectacular new adaptation of Carl Orff's timeless classic Carmina Burana. Also featured on the program will be a world premiere work by award-winning New York choreographer Adam Barruch. (more...)

Vivian Reed Returns to the Metropolitan Room with STANDARDS AND MOREVivian Reed Returns to the Metropolitan Room with STANDARDS AND MORE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

VIVIAN REED - the two-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway star and concert artist called "remarkable and ferocious" by The New York Times and "a force of nature" by The New York Post - will return with her acclaimed concert "Standards and More" at The Metropolitan Room on Thursday,July 21 at 7:00 PM. Special guests for this show will be soprano Andrea Jones-Sojola, who appeared on Broadway in The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess, and theater and nightclub star Raun Ruffin, who appeared in The Civil War. The show was recently extended through this fall and Reed will also perform at The Metropolitan Room on September 26 and November 10, backed by a four-piece band led by Billy McDaniel. The evening includes unique arrangements of classic standards by Duke Ellington, Rodgers & Hart, Cole Porter and George Gershwin in a dazzling blend of pop, jazz, soul and R&B. A recent rave review from BroadwayWorld.com praises "the profound originality of Reed's arrangements and interpretations. Reed dives headlong into the songs and emerges with something entirely new, fresh and hers." (more...)

Sally Mayes, Lacretta and More to Star in UNEXPECTED JOY World Premiere at Wellfleet Harbor Actors TheaterSally Mayes, Lacretta and More to Star in UNEXPECTED JOY World Premiere at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater is proud to announce the cast for the world premiere of UNEXPECTED JOY: Sally Mayes, Lacretta, Michele Duffy, and Charity Farrell. (more...)

GroundWorks DanceTheater to Re-imagine Carmina Burana This JulyGroundWorks DanceTheater to Re-imagine Carmina Burana This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2016

Returning to Cain Park's Alma Theater for its fourteenth annual summer series on July 15-17, the innovative and award-winning GroundWorks DanceTheater will once again present an exciting and eclectic program bringing audiences face-to-face with fresh, fascinating performances of passion, intellect and humor. They will present an expanded cast in a spectacular new adaptation of Carl Orff's timeless classic Carmina Burana. Also featured on the program will be a world premiere work by award-winning New York choreographer Adam Barruch. (more...)

Lynne Taylor-Corbett to Helm New Bill Russell Musical UNEXPECTED JOY at Wellfleet Harbor Actors TheaterLynne Taylor-Corbett to Helm New Bill Russell Musical UNEXPECTED JOY at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

The world premiere of Unexpected Joy, opening July 21 at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, will be directed by Lynne Taylor Corbett. Musical Direction is by Gillian Berkowitz. This world premiere by Bill Russell and Janet Hood is produced in association with Jim Kierstead, Linda & Craig Wielkotz, and Gabby Hanna & Marcy Feller. Casting is by Stephen DeAngelis. Unexpected Joy opens July 21, running Wednesdays-Mondays through August 20. (more...)

Metropolitan Ballet Company 20th Anniversary Gala Performance Set for 6/4Metropolitan Ballet Company 20th Anniversary Gala Performance Set for 6/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

?Metropolitan Ballet Academy & Company (MBA/MBC), recognized by Pointe magazine as one of “seven local studios in America cultivating top talent” (Oct/Nov 2011), will celebrate its 20th Anniversary year with a Gala Performance on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 4:00 pm. Alumni from Metropolitan's two decades of training will return from their professional engagements with dance companies across America to perform in the Gala, which also features pre-professional Metropolitan Ballet Company dancers in classical and contemporary works. The Gala Performance will be held at the Josephine Muller Auditorium of Abington Friends School, 575 Washington Lane, Jenkintown, PA 19046. Tickets are $50 each and available at 215-663-1665 or online at www.metropolitanballetcompany.org. (more...)

Charles Busch, Lorna Luft & More Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below in JuneCharles Busch, Lorna Luft & More Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below in June
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

This June, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Taylor Stanley Promoted to Principal Dancer with New York City BalletTaylor Stanley Promoted to Principal Dancer with New York City Ballet
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

New York City Ballet announced today that Taylor Stanley has been promoted to principal dancer, effective immediately. (more...)

Two-Time Tony Nominee Vivian Reed Returns to The Metropolitan Room This MonthTwo-Time Tony Nominee Vivian Reed Returns to The Metropolitan Room This Month
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

?VIVIAN REED, the two-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway star and concert artist called "remarkable and ferocious" by The New York Times and "a force of nature" by The New York Post, continues her acclaimed concert series "Standards and More" at The Metropolitan Room on Monday, May 23 at 7:00 PM. Returning as special guests for this performance will be Metropolitan Opera soprano Janinah Burnett and Broadway and nightclub Raun Ruffin star, who appeared in The Civil War. Reed will also perform at The Metropolitan Room on June 17 and July 21, backed by a four-piece band led by Billy McDaniel. The evening includes unique arrangements of classic standards by Duke Ellington, Rodgers & Hart, Cole Porter and George Gershwin in a dazzling blend of pop, jazz, soul and R&B. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/23/16- TITANICSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/23/16- TITANIC
by Stage Tube - Apr 23, 2016

Today in 1997, Titanic opened at the Lunt-Fonatnne Theatre, where it ran for 804 performances. Titanic is a musical with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston and a book by Peter Stone that won five Tony Awards including the award for Best Musical. Titanic is set on the ocean liner RMS Titanic which sank on its maiden voyage on April 15, 1912. Directed by Richard Jones with choreography by Lynne Taylor-Corbett, the cast included John Cunningham, David Garrison, Larry Keith, Alma Cuervo, Michael Cerveris, Victoria Clark, and Brian d'Arcy James. (more...)

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