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Daly, Groff, Barkin et al. Set as Drama Desk Presenters
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2011

The 2011 Drama Desk Awards are set to feature a star-stuuded A star-studded list of presenters has been assembled to participate in the 56th Annual Drama Desk Awards Ceremony on Monday, May 23, 2011, at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan Center, it was announced here today by Robert R. Blume, Executive Producer of the Drama Desk Awards. (more...)

Ellen Barkin Joins List of Drama Desk Presenters
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2011

The 2011 Drama Desk Awards are set to feature a star-stuuded line-up of presenters including Ellen Barkin, who joins previously announced Katie Holmes, Daniel Radcliffe, Tyne Daly, Liev Schreiber, Montego Glover, Colin Quinn, Jennifer Damiano and Reeve Carney, Jonathan Groff, Cheyenne Jackson, Larry Kramer, Marsha Mason, Annabella Sciorra, Christian Siriano, Holland Taylor and Tom Wopat. (more...)

Harvey Fierstein Hosts 2011 Drama Desk Awards on National TV, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2011

The 56th Annual Drama Desk Awards announced a series of major changes designed to enhance the visibility and outreach of the Drama Desk Awards nationwide while, at the same time, creating a large national footprint for all segments of New York theater. The changes include a television broadcast deal with Ovation; moving the awards ceremony from a concert hall to a prestigious ballroom in Midtown Manhattan; presenting the awards at a gala sit-down dinner in an elegant setting, hosted by a major Broadway star; adding musical numbers from nominated New York stage productions; changing the day of the annual Drama Desk Awards from its traditional Sunday time-slot to a Monday night when most Broadway and Off Broadway shows are dark; and adding major media partners. The changes were announced at a news conference held today (Thursday, February 24, 2011) at Inc Lounge in the Time Hotel, 224 West 49th Street, by Robert R. Blume, who has been Executive Producer of the annual Drama Desk Awards since 1999. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jamie Farr and Anita Gillette of 'Flamingo Court' Ring NASDAQ Bell
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2008

On Wednesday morning, August 27th, Jamie Farr and Anita Gillette, the stars of off-Broadway's hit comedy Flamingo Court, were invited to ring the NASDAQ opening bell in Times Square. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 20 at 20 Nasdaq Closing Bell
by Peter James Zielinski - Aug 27, 2008

Representatives from Off-Broadway's best shows celebrated '20 at 20,' a promotion that offers tickets to NY's best shows for only $20 twenty minutes before show time. '20 at 20' is now a bi-annual celebration of NY's best shows, in the tradition of Restaurant Week! (more...)

Photo Flash: 'Xanadu' Rings NASDAQ Bell Nov.6
by BWW - Nov 07, 2007

The Broadway company of Xanadu was proud to ring the closing bell at the NASDAQ Stock Market on Tuesday, November 6 at 4PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lance Bass Rings NASDAQ Bell
by BWW - Sep 13, 2007

Hairspray's Lance Bass (Corny Collins) rang the closing bell at the NASDAQ Stock Exchange on Tuesday, September 11 to celebrate Broadway on Broadway 2007. (more...)