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Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/26-3/27/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/26-3/27/2016
by - Mar 27, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, March 27, 2016 - Sunday, March 27, 2016. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for March 28-April 3, Featuring Kara Lindsay, Melissa Errico, and more!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for March 28-April 3, Featuring Kara Lindsay, Melissa Errico, and more!
by Louisa Brady - Mar 27, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras 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: Back From Tour… Remember Us?; Kara Lindsay: Bursting Your Bubble; Emma Howard and Jaidyn Young: Together at Last; Melissa Errico: Funny! I'm a Woman With Children; and Show Biz After Hours With Frank DiLella: Special Guests Orfeh, Andy Karl Mario Cantone & Telly Leung. (more...)

Abingdon Theatre Company Associate Artistic Director Steps DownAbingdon Theatre Company Associate Artistic Director Steps Down
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company, located in Manhattan's Garment District, announces that Associate Artistic Director Kim T. Sharp is departing after a 16-year association with the company. Sharp will pursue theatre projects he has nurtured and explore further literary and management opportunities. (more...)

Ben Allison Trio, Orfeh & More at 'ShowBiz After Hours' Coming Up at BirdlandBen Allison Trio, Orfeh & More at 'ShowBiz After Hours' Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for March 28-April 3, featuring Ben Allison Trio, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, Alicia Olatuja, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

The New Group to Bring Kuritzkes' THE SENSUALITY PARTY to NYC College CampusesThe New Group to Bring Kuritzkes' THE SENSUALITY PARTY to NYC College Campuses
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

The New Group proudly presents The Sensuality Party as part of its 2015-2016 season. This New York premiere of a new play by Justin Kuritzkes was developed through The New Group's New Group/New Works play development program. Directed by Danya Taymor, this production will play 18 performances only at college campuses across all five boroughs of New York City, with venues including Brooklyn College, LaGuardia Community College, Gallatin School (New York University), Baruch College, Lehman College, Pace University NYC Campus, Pace University Westchester Campus and the College of Staten Island. Full schedule of venues & dates follows. Casting to be announced. (more...)

PHANTOM & BRIGHT STAR Casts and More Set for Birdland's April LineupPHANTOM & BRIGHT STAR Casts and More Set for Birdland's April Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its April 2016 schedule, featuring: Pharoah Sanders Quartet, Yellowjackets, Showbiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, The Birdland Big Band, Karrin Allyson, The Matt & Brian Show, Arturo O'Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The New Group Honors Ed Harris & Amy Madigan at Spring Gala!Photo Coverage: The New Group Honors Ed Harris & Amy Madigan at Spring Gala!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 8, 2016

Off-Broadway's The New Group just honored Ed Harris & Amy Madigan and Ellen Roth at the company's Annual Gala last night, March 7 at Tribeca Rooftop (2 Desbrosses Street between Hudson & Greenwich). (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 3/7/2016 - WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT, Atlantic's Big Gala and More!WAKE UP with BWW 3/7/2016 - WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT, Atlantic's Big Gala and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 7, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT makes its NYC debut, and two off-Broadway galas welcome a slew of stars! (more...)

The New Group to Honor Ed Harris, Amy Madigan & Ellen Roth at Annual Gala TonightThe New Group to Honor Ed Harris, Amy Madigan & Ellen Roth at Annual Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

Off-Broadway's The New Group will honor Ed Harris & Amy Madigan and Ellen Roth at the company's Annual Gala tonight, March 7 at Tribeca Rooftop (2 Desbrosses Street between Hudson & Greenwich). (more...)

Mario Cantone & Jerry Dixon Headed to Bay Street Theater for Memorial WeekendMario Cantone & Jerry Dixon Headed to Bay Street Theater for Memorial Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND with MARIO CANTONE & JERRY DIXON, 'HOW LONG HAS THIS BEEN GOING ON?', May 28 at 8 pm. Tickets are on sale now for Patrons and Subscribers until March 11 and to the general public on March 12. To become a Patron call Kim Fink, Director of Development at 631-725-0818. To become a Subscriber call the Box Office at 631-725-9500. For more information and to find out when tickets are available to the public, log on to www.baystreet.org or call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 Tuesday - Saturday 11 am - 5 pm. The Box Office will be open 7 days a week beginning Memorial Day weekend. This evening includes a special VIP ticket opportunity to mix and mingle with the artists at a cocktail party following the performance. (more...)

The New Group to Honor Ed Harris, Amy Madigan & Ellen Roth at Annual GalaThe New Group to Honor Ed Harris, Amy Madigan & Ellen Roth at Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Off-Broadway's The New Group will honor Ed Harris & Amy Madigan and Ellen Roth at the company's Annual Gala on Monday, March 7 at Tribeca Rooftop (2 Desbrosses Street between Hudson & Greenwich). Hosted by Mario Cantone, the event will feature performances by Jerry Dixon and Nat and Alex Wolff, and an appearance by playwright Beth Henley, author of Crimes of the Heart and The Jacksonian. Music Director is Sinai Tabak. The evening, 6:00-10:00pm, includes cocktails, dinner, and silent and live auctions. (more...)

RUTHLESS! Adds Thursday Performances to ScheduleRUTHLESS! Adds Thursday Performances to Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

Off-Broadway's musical smash RUTHLESS! is adding Thursday performances beginning this week. Now extended into the summer, RUTHLESS! opened on July 13, 2015 to unanimous rave reviews led by Entertainment Weekly which called the show, 'Uproarious! A mash-up of THE BAD SEED, GYPSY, ALL ABOUT EVE, plus the films of Douglas Sirk and John Waters!' Just some of the celebrities who have been spotted in the audience so far include Ron Howard, Regis & Joy Philbin, Bernadette Peters, Lynn Cohen, Chelsie Hightower, Mario Cantone, Rex Reed, Dmitry Chaplin, Laura Bell Bundy, Barbara Eden, Jan Maxwell, Legacy, Larry Thomas (The Soup Nazi), Jackie Hoffman, Sierra Boggess, Dame Gillian Lynne, Jerry Dixon, Von Smith, Jacque LeWarne, Emily James, and Jonathan Platero. This newly imagined production of RUTHLESS! recently received the coveted 2015 Odyssey Nightlife Award for Best Off Broadway Show, and actor Paul Pecorino was honored for Best Breakthrough Off Broadway Performance. (more...)

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company's DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Coverage: York Theatre Company's DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE Celebrates Opening Night
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 29, 2016

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, celebrates musical revues with the season opener of the Winter 2016 Musicals in Mufti Series: DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE, a musical entertainment with by Micki Grant, conceived by Vinnette Carroll.  (more...)

Mario Cantone to Perform at Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation 'Laugh for Life' BenefitMario Cantone to Perform at Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation 'Laugh for Life' Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Celebrated New York stage actor and stand-up comedian Mario Cantone will perform at the 14th annual Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) 2016 Laugh for Life fundraiser. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of A ROOM OF MY OWNPhoto Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of A ROOM OF MY OWN
by Linda Lenzi - Feb 26, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tony Speciale, presents the world-premiere run of A Room of My Own. Written and Directed by Charles Messina, Off-Broadway performances conclude March 13 at Abingdon's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). The cast features Tony Award-nominee Mario Cantone (Sex and the City, Laugh Whore, Steve) and Ralph Macchio (Dancing with the Stars, The Karate Kid, My Cousin Vinny). Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

Off-Broadway's A ROOM OF MY OWN to Hit the Small Screen?Off-Broadway's A ROOM OF MY OWN to Hit the Small Screen?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

Charles Messina's A ROOM OF MY OWN, which made its World Premiere this evening off-Broadway at Abingdon Theatre Company, could be headed to the small screen. (more...)

Abingdon Theatre Company's A ROOM OF MY OWN Opens TonightAbingdon Theatre Company's A ROOM OF MY OWN Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tony Speciale, presents the world-premiere run of A Room of My Own. Written and Directed by Charles Messina, the new play has sold-out its run prior to opening tonight, February 25. (more...)

Abingdon Theatre Company's A ROOM OF MY OWN Adds Extra MatineeAbingdon Theatre Company's A ROOM OF MY OWN Adds Extra Matinee
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tony Speciale, has added a matinee performance to its world-premiere run of A Room of My Own on Friday, March 4 at 3pm. Written and Directed by Charles Messina, the new play has sold-out its run prior to opening on Thursday, February 25. Off-Broadway performances conclude March 13 at Abingdon's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street), featuring Tony Award-nominee Mario Cantone (Sex and the City, Laugh Whore, Steve) and Ralph Macchio (Dancing with the Stars, The Karate Kid, My Cousin Vinny). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company continues its Master Class Series with THE STORY WORKSHOP, a three-day intensive workshop with award-winning  writer and actor James Lecesne, whose work includes the Off-Broadway hits The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey and Word of Mouth. The master class is set for March 18-20 at Abingdon Theatre Company (312 West 36th Street). (more...)

RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL Extends Off-BroadwayRUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL Extends Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

Due to overwhelming demand, the producers of the Off-Broadway smash, Ruthless! The Musical, today put a new block of seats on sale through June 18th. (more...)

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