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Premieres' 2014 'Inner Voices' Series to Feature GRACE & THE OTHER ROOM, Begin. 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

PREMIERES, the New York based music theater organization whose mission is “to bring new music theatre to light,” is pleased to announce the double bill that will comprise this season's Inner Voices, the biannual series of solo works featuring news teams of playwrights and composers. Performances will begin on Saturday, October 4th at 3pm at The TBG Theatre (312 West 36th Street – between 8th & 9th Avenues). Opening Night is Saturday, October 11th at 8:00pm. Performances will continue through November 1. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Margo Seibert Previews TAMAR OF THE RIVER
by Stage Tube - Aug 20, 2014

The cast of TAMAR OF THE RIVER, the critically-acclaimed and Drama Desk Award-nominated show produced at Prospect Theater Company, will celebrate the release of their world premiere recording with a one night only reunion concert on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 8pm at Musical Theater Factory (250 West 40th Street, 4th Floor). Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to Seeds of Peace. Reservations are $20, $35 for one reservation and a signed album, or $50 for one reservation and 3 signed albums, and can be purchased at MusicalTheaterFactory.org. The world premiere recording of TAMAR OF THE RIVER, with music by Marisa Michelson and lyrics by Joshua H. Cohen, will be released byYellow Sound Label Tuesday, September 23, 2014, and is currently on pre-sale at Amazon.com. TAMAR OF THE RIVER was directed by Daniel Goldstein (Godspell), with choreography by Chase Brock (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Picnic). The album has been produced by Michael Croiter(Matilda, Big Fish, Heathers). (more...)

TAMAR OF THE RIVER Cast, Featuring ROCKY's Margo Seibert, Set for Album Release Concert This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

The cast of TAMAR OF THE RIVER, the critically-acclaimed and Drama Desk Award-nominated show produced at Prospect Theater Company, will celebrate the release of their world premiere recording with a one night only reunion concert on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 8pm at Musical Theater Factory (250 West 40th Street, 4th Floor). Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to Seeds of Peace. (more...)

ROCKY's Margo Seibert Brings BUSY BEING FREE to 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Margo Seibert in 'Busy Being Free' tonight, July 28, 2014. (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli Extends Metropolitan Room Engagement Through 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

GABRIELLE STRAVELLI, the celebrated pop/jazz vocalist, has extended her exclusive engagement at The Metropolitan Room through August. After sold out shows and amazing reviews - including a rave in The New York Times - a special encore performance has been added on Wednesday, August 13, in addition to remaining shows on Tuesday, July 29 and Thursday, July 31 at 7:00 PM. Stravelli, called an 'outstanding singer' by The Wall Street Journal, is known from her tours with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, appearances at the 92nd Street Y and her long-running Soho jazz brunch. Her new show, directed by nightlife legend Marilyn Maye, includes selections from her debut CD Waiting in Vain previews tracks for her upcoming sophomore release. The evening features classic standards like 'While We're Young' and 'Goody Goody,' pop hits such as 'Young Folks' (Peter, Bjorn and John) and 'Have You Ever Seen the Rain' (John Fogerty), in addition to distinctive original compositions. She is joined by Joshua Richman on piano, Pat O'Leary on bass and Eric Halvorson on drums. (more...)

ROCKY's Margo Seibert to Bring BUSY BEING FREE to 54 Below, 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Margo Seibert in 'Busy Being Free' on July 28, 2014. (more...)

Four Choreographers Set New Song by Joel B. New at The Choreography Lab, 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2014

The July installment of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab will take place on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 6pm at ART/NY's Spaces @ 520. (more...)

Andy Monroe and Amanda Yesnowitz Headline NYTB's New Works Series, 7/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2014

The July installment of New York Theatre Barn's New Works Series features selections from new musicals written by Andy Monroe (The Kid) and Amanda Yesnowitz (the Broadway bound Somehwere in Time), on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 7:30pm at the Daryl Roth Theatre's D-Lounge. The monthly New Works Series, now in its 7th year at the Daryl Roth Theatre, is the core of New York Theatre Barn's new work development process for emerging writers and new musicals. (more...)

David Pittu Joins Stephen Bogardus, Jenn Gambatese, and Heather MacRae for Prospect's Gala, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Prospect Theater Company (Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director / Melissa Huber, Managing Director) presents its 2014 annual gala, New York In June, in the Harbor View Room at Battery Gardens, a beautiful and unique waterside location nestled at the southernmost corner of Battery Park. This special one-night-only event will be held on Monday, June 30 with an 8pm concert performance featuring Broadway and Prospect stars. The evening's program will include songs from Prospect's 15 years developing and producing new musical theater by emerging artists, including recent productions of Jasper in Deadland, Tamar of the River, and Unlock'd, as well as sneak peak performances from upcoming shows! Proceeds from the evening will benefit Prospect's ongoing mission to develop and produce new American musical theater works. (more...)

En Garde Arts at BAM Presents Venteran Stories BASETRACK, 11/11-15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

When I was in Afghanistan, all's I wanted to do was come back to America. But when I got home to America there was this empty feeling and I just wanted to go back to Afghanistan. When your life is so extreme every single day, and you're just adrenaline pumping every day, and then you just come home to this perfect little world, it kind of just sets you off balance.­-Lance Corporal Kevin Daly. (more...)

Gabrielle Stravelli Debuts New Show Directed by Marilyn Maye, 7/17-31
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Gabrielle Stravelli - the acclaimed pop/jazz vocalist called "ingenious" by The Wall Street Journal and known from her tours with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, appearances at the 92nd Street Y and her long-running Soho jazz brunch - will perform an exclusive engagement at The Metropolitan Room for a two week run in July 2014. Her new show, directed by nightlife legend Marilyn Maye, will include selections from her debut CD Waiting in Vain and preview tracks for her upcoming sophomore release. The evening will feature classic standards like "While We're Young" and "Goody Goody," pop hits such as "Young Folks" (Peter, Bjorn and John) and "Have You Ever Seen the Rain" (John Fogerty), in addition to distinctive original compositions. She will be joined by Joshua Richman on piano, Pat O'Leary on bass and Eric Halvorson on drums. (more...)

Theatre Artists Present New Works at Weston Playhouse Event Today
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2014

The Weston Playhouse Theatre Company will introduce the creative teams behind four new musicals during a Salon Reception at its Playhouse on the Village Green, today, May 3rd from 4 to 6 pm. The culmination of Weston's seventh annual Artists Retreat week, the salon reception is free and open to the public with no reservations necessary. (more...)

Theatre Artists to Present New Works at Weston Playhouse Event, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The Weston Playhouse Theatre Company will introduce the creative teams behind four new musicals during a Salon Reception at its Playhouse on the Village Green, Saturday, May 3rd from 4 to 6 pm. The culmination of Weston's seventh annual Artists Retreat week, the salon reception is free and open to the public with no reservations necessary. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: 2014 BROADWAY CHARITY SONGS at Le Poisson Rouge - All the Performances!
by Stage Tube - Feb 26, 2014

Broadway Gives Back and Seaview Productions presented the 'Second Annual Broadway Charity Songs' benefit concert on February 24, 2014. 'Broadway Charity Songs' has paired a group of award-winning musical theatre composers with a group outstanding charities and tasked them with composing an original song inspired by the work of that charity. The result is a group of songs gifted to the charities - with the hope that the songs 'go viral' -- increasing awareness for these outstanding organizations. Scroll down to watch all of the performances! (more...)

Teal Wicks, Natalie Weiss, Lilli Cooper & More Set for Second Annual Broadway Charity Songs Concert Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2014

Broadway Gives Back and Seaview Productions will present the "Second Annual Broadway Charity Songs" benefit concert. "Broadway Charity Songs" has paired a group of award-winning musical theatre composers with a group outstanding charities and tasked them with composing an original song inspired by the work of that charity. The result is a group of songs gifted to the charities - with the hope that the songs "go viral" -- increasing awareness for these outstanding organizations. (more...)

Teal Wicks, Natalie Weiss, Lilli Cooper & More Set for Second Annual Broadway Charity Songs Concert, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

Broadway Gives Back and Seaview Productions will present the Second Annual 'Broadway Charity Songs!' 'Broadway Charity Songs' has paired a group of award-winning musical theatre composers with a group outstanding charities and tasked them with composing an original song that the prospective charity could use for fundraising purposes. The result is a group of songs gifted to the charities - with the hope that the songs 'go viral' -- increasing awareness for these outstanding organizations. (more...)

Second Annual Broadway Charity Songs Set for 2/24 at Le Poisson Rouge
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

Broadway Gives Back and Seaview Productions will present the Second Annual "Broadway Charity Songs!" "Broadway Charity Songs" has paired a group of award-winning musical theatre composers with a group outstanding charities and tasked them with composing an original song that the prospective charity could use for fundraising purposes. The result is a group of songs gifted to the charities - with the hope that the songs "go viral" -- increasing awareness for these outstanding organizations. (more...)

MAMA AND HER BOYS' Return NYC Engagement Will Now Begin 2/11; Sean Maddox Departs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

The critically acclaimed musical Mama and Her Boys will return to New York for a limited engagement beginning February 11, one week later than the originally announced opening due to an injury in the cast. The hit musical will run at the brand new Sophies, 318 W. 53rd St. between 8th and 9th Avenue. Performances will continue Tuesdays at 9pm through March 4. (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Margo Seibert & More in the World Premiere of Prospect Theater's TAMAR OF THE RIVER - Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 16, 2013

Jeremy Greenbaum (The Fantasticks) and Aaron Komo complete the cast of Prospect Theater Company's world premiere production of TAMAR OF THE RIVER, a new music theater work with music and book by Marisa Michelson, book and lyrics by Joshua H. Cohen and direction by Daniel Goldstein (Godspell). Previously announced cast members include Margo Seibert (set to make her Broadway debut as 'Adrian' in ROCKY on Broadway in Spring 2014) as Tamar, with Ako (Throne of Blood), Erik Lochtefeld (February House), Mike Longo (Hair) and Vince B. Vincent (Geography of Loss), and Jen Anaya, Adam Bashian, Margot Bassett, Troy Burton, Tamrin Goldberg and Mary Kate Morrissey. Check out highlights of the show below! (more...)

Dave Malloy Set for Post-Show Event at Prospect Theater's TAMAR OF THE RIVER Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

'Crossing The River', a discussion featuring interfaith leaders led by Reverend Susan Turchin, and 'The Power of the Voice', a discussion with innovative contemporary theater composers hosted by Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812's Dave Malloy, will be offered as free post-performance events following upcoming performances of Prospect Theater Company's world premiere of TAMAR OF THE RIVER. The announcement was made today by Cara Reichel and Melissa Huber, the Producing Artistic Director and Managing Director of Prospect Theater Company. (more...)

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